Online applications are invited from the candidates who intend to be teachers for classes to I to VIII in schools in Andhra Pradesh for appearance at second Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (PTET-January, 2012 to be conducted by Department of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh on 8th January 2012 (Sunday) in all 23 Districts of the State.

APTET is applicable to all candidates who apossess D.Ed., B.Ed., and Language Pandit or equivalent qualifications and to all candidates appearing for final year of D.Ed., B.Ed., & Language Pandit or equivalent qualifications before 07.01.2012 with requisite percentage of marks obtained by candidates as given in information bulletin of APTET and who aspire to become teachers for classes I to VIII in the Schools of the State Government, Mandal Parishad, Zilla Parishad, Municipality, Private aided schools and Private Unaided schools in Andhra Pradesh. However, the candidates intending to seek employment as a teacher in private unaided schools shall have the option of appearing at CTET conducted by Central Government through CBSE instead of APTET if they so desire. The candidates who did not qualify in the 1st APTET HELD ON 31ST July 2011 can also apply for this second APTET. Further, the candidates who got qualified in the first APTET of July 2011 can also apply for 2nd APTET if they desire for improvement in their previous TET score.

The test (APTET) will be conducted in 2papers viz. Paper-I & Paper-II . The candidates who intend to be teachers for classes I to V have appear at Paper-I and the candidates intending to be teachers for classes VI to VIII have to appear for Paper-II. The candidates who intend to be teachers for all classes from I to VIII can appear for both papers, Paper-I &  Paper-II.


APTET will be conducted on January 8th, 2012 (Sunday) in all the Districts of State. The duration and timings of the test are given below

Paper –I : 9.30am to 12.00 noon ( duration 2 ½ hours )

Paper – II : 2.30 pm to 5.00 pm ( duration 2 ½ hours )

Fee for Submission of application online :

The fee for appearing for APTET online including examination fee si Rs.300.00 for only paper – I or only Paper-II or both. Candidates can pay the fee through APONLINE or e-Seva contres between 31.10.2011 to 25.11.2011 and submit online application at the APTET website http://aptet.cgg.gov.in  between 01.11.2011 and 26.11.2011.

Procedure for submission of application online :

Detailed procedure of applying ONLINE is given in the information Bulletin, Candidates can download the “INFORMATION BULLETIN” free of cost from the APTET website http://aptet.cgg.gov.in from 31.10.2011. Candidates can submit their applications online form 01.11.2011 tao 26.11.2011.

Examination Centers for APTET January, 2012 :

APTET shall be conducted in all the 23 districts of the state. Candidate can choose any examination centre (District) of his choice. However, when the capacity of any particular examination centre (District) get exhausted that particular examination centre (District) will not be displayed in the list of examination centers given in the online application form. In such case the candidate has to choose examination centre (District) of his/her choice from the remaining list available.

Eligibility Criteria :

The candidates at the time of applying for APTET, January, 2012 should be in possession of the minimum qualifications prescribed for a teacher for I to V classes (Paper-I) and VI to VIII classes (Paper-II) as given in Information Bulletin. The candidates who are pursuing respective Teacher Education Courses can also appear for APTET January, 2012 to be held on 08.01.2012 provided they appear for the Final Year Examinations of the respective Teacher Education Course on or before 07.01.2012.

Details of qualifications prescribed for APTET are provided in the information Bulletin.

Structure and Content of APTET :

a)      The structure and content of each part of Paper-I and Paper-II of second APTET with break up of 150marks for each part of the paper are given in the information Bulletin.

b)      Syllabus for APTET can be downloaded from http://aptet.cgg.gov.in

Pass Criteria in TET :

APTET January, 2012 Results will be declare within four weeks from the date of conduct of test. The cariteria for considering pass in APTET is as follows :

COMMUNITY                                     PASS MARKS

  1. OC                                  60% Marks and above
  2. BC                                   50% Marks and above
  3. SC                                   40% Marks and above
  4. ST                                   40% Marks and above
  5. Differently abled      40% Marks and above

( PH )

Note : Physically Handicapped with at least 40% handicap only will be considered in respect of Visually Handicapped and Orthopedically Handicapped. With regard to Hearing Impaired, minimum 75% handicap will be considered under PH category.

Validity Period of TET certificate / Marks Memo :

APTET certificate / Marks Memo shall be valid for a period of 7 years from the date of TET examination in accordance with NCTE Guidelines.

Weightage for APTET Scores in selection in District Selection Committee (DSC) Recruitments

20% weightage will be given to APTET scores in the ensuing Teacher Recruitments of the State Government i.e., 20% weightage is for APTET score and 80% weightage for written test in Teacher Recruitment Test (TRT) for drawing up selection list.


 1.      Payment of Fee at AP Online or e-Seva                  : 31.10.2011 to 25.11.2011 2.       Download of APTET Information Bulletin           : 31.10.2011 onwards. 3.       Online submission of application                            : 01.11.2011 to 26.11.2011 4.       Help Desk services on all working days               : 31.10.2011 to 08.01.2012 5.       Receiving of Complaints pertaining to                07.11.2011 to  28.11.2011  

           pertaining to Online application.                      

6.       Issue of Hall Ticket                                                       : 24.12.2011 onwards

7.       Schedule of Examination                                              : 08.01.2012 (Sunday )

         Paper – I                                                                              9.30 AM to 12.00 Noon

       Paper – II                                                                             2.30 PM to 05.00 PM

8.       Declaration of Results                                                    : 28.01.2012.

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