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APTET Paper 3 – Language Teachers | Qualifications, Syllabus, Qualifying Marks | AP DSC 2018

APTET Paper III introduced for Language Teachers | New Qualifying Marks and Qualifications as per G.O.MS.No.4

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The candidates pursuing B.Ed/D.Ed 2016-2018 are also eligible for applying for TET-2017 and also pursuing candidate Language Pandits 2017-2018.

In the Government Order 1st read above, guidelines for conducting Andhra Pradesh State Teacher Eligibility Test (AP-TET) under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE), 2009 were issued for conducting Teachers Eligibility Test.

In the circumstances stated by the Commissioner of School  Education,  AP,   in the     letter 3rd read above, and after careful examination of the matter, Government hereby issue the following amendments to the aforesaid guidelines issued in G.O. Ms. No. 91, School Education (Exams) Department, Dated 11/12/2017 as amended in the G.O. 2nd read above.

40% in Degree Enough for SC / ST / BC Applicants to Apply for TET

The Amendments are –

“Any Graduation with at least 50% marks. In case of SC / ST / BC / Differently abled candidates, the minimum marks shall be 40%. AND pass in Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Course / Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.-Special Education).”

The words “B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com.,” shall be substituted with the words “Any Graduation,”


Graduation with Language concerned as one of the Optional Subjects (OR) Bachelor of  Oriental Language (or its equivalent) (OR) Graduation in Literature (OR) Post Graduation in Language concerned AND Language Pandit Training Certificate/ B.Ed  with  Language concerned as one of the Methodologies, in respect of Language Teachers.

Paper III: No. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)-150 Duration of Examination: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Structure and Content

  1. Child Development and Pedagogy & 30 MCQs            30 Marks Teacher Aptitute
  2. Language – I 30 MCQs            30 Marks
  • Language – II 30 MCQs            30 Marks
  1. Telugu, Hindi, Urdu, English, Kannada        60 MCQs            60 Marks Tamil, Oriya, Marathi & Sanskrit

TOTAL                                               150 MCQs          150 Marks


Note: (1) The test items on Child Development & Pedagogy will focus on Educational Psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the Elementary level.

Note: (2) How to choose Language –I of AP – TET Paper-III: The following Languages are offered under First Language in Secondary Schools under the State Syllabus viz., Telugu,

Hindi, Urdu, English, Kannada, Tamil, Oriya, Marathi & Sanskrit. A Candidate has to  choose one of these 8 Languages except English under Language I of TET, those candidates should have compulsorily studied that Language either as medium of  study  or First  Language  at least up to Class- X. The candidates who studied CBSE/ICSE curriculum can choose the Language which they studied up to Class X. Language Teachers have to choose the Language  of their study in Pandit Training concerned under Language-I of TET Paper –III.

Note (3): A candidate has to choose the English subject for TET examination, has to compulsorily choose the Telugu Language under Language I of TET.

Note (4): The Language-II shall be English for all the candidates.

Note (5): For Paper –III Language Subject questions will be as:- Concerned Language Subject 60 MCQs (Content 48, Pedagogy 12)

Note (6): For Paper III, the syllabi for TET of Concerned Language Teachers and are Special based on topics of Classes VI to VIII. The difficulty standard of questions, as well as their linkages, could be up to Senior Secondary Level (12 th Class). The SCERT will be providing the syllabi for Language Teachers.

Note (7): The syllabi for Language I & II shall be based on proficiency in the Language, Elements of Language, Communication and Comprehension abilities (standard up to Senior Secondary Level (12 th Class)

  1. These orders shall come into force with effect from the date of issue of G.O. Ms. No. 91, School Education (Exams) Department, dated 11/12/2017.

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