The exam dates for Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (APTET 2017) have been changed. As per the new notification, the examination will now begin on February 05, 2018 and will continue till February 15, 2018. APTET 2017 will be held in two sessions – 9.30 am to 12 noon and 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm. The last date for APTET Online registration has also been extended to January 17, 2018. Likewise, the Board will also delay the result declaration by more than a fortnight and the result will be out on February 26 now.
As per the old notification, the APTET applications were to be submitted from December 18, 2017, to January 1, 2018. At the time of applying online, candidates should make sure that they possess 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 the final year of any of the Teacher Education Courses recognized by the NCTE or the RCI, as the case may be, during the academic year 2016-2017 can also appear for the APTET December 2017.
The candidates can apply for APTET 2017 by first paying the exam fee. APTET is to be conducted as two papers wherein Paper 1 will be for those candidates who aspire to teach Classes I to V and Paper 2 will be for those who are to teach Classes VI to VIII. The candidates can apply for either one paper or both the papers, considering they fulfill the eligibility criteria. The application fee is Rs. 500 for each paper.
The APTET December 2017 is being conducted by Commissioner of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh in all 13 Districts of the State through a Computer Based Test. The objective of APTET is to ensure National Standards and benchmark of Teacher quality in the recruitment process in accordance with the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE).
APTET 2017 will be conducted from February 5 to 15 in two shifts and the candidates can check their exam date & venue details through the hall tickets to be made available from January 24. CSE will also provide the mock test facility for all the applicants from January 23 onwards.
Apply online for APTET 2017 from cse.ap.gov.in.