AP TET Eligibility Criteria 2022: Age Limit & Educational Qualification

Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test 2022 ( APTET )

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Rupali Pruthi
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Updated on Jun 17, 2022 11:34 IST

AP TET eligibility criteria 2022 are provided here along with the age limit and educational qualification. Have a look at the detailed APTET eligibility below for Paper 1 (Part A and B) and Paper 2 (Part A & B).

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AP TET Eligibility Criteria 2022

Department of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh has started the online application process for the Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (AP TET) 2022 examination. Candidates who look forward to appearing for the exam need to fill out the APTET application form 2022. Candidates should go through the detailed AP TET eligibility criteria 2022 before filling out the online form. The last date to apply online for the AP TET 2022 is July 16, 2022.

The APTET eligibility 2022 has been prescribed by the AP DSC separately for Paper 1 Part A, Paper 1 Part B, Paper 2 Part A and Paper 2 Part B. For the ease of candidates, we have shared below detailed eligibility criteria for the AP TET 2022 exam. Go through the AP TET eligibility criteria given below in terms of age limit and educational qualification and then apply online for the exam.

Also Read: AP TET Application Form 2022

AP TET Eligibility 2022

The APTET eligibility differs for Paper 1 A & B (Classes 1 to 5) and Paper 2 A & B (Classes 6 to 8). Have a look detailed eligibility criteria below:

AP TET Age Limit 2022

Candidates must be 18 years and above in order to be eligible to apply online for the AP TET 2022. However, there is no upper age limit.

AP TET Educational Qualifications for Paper 1 Part A (Classes 1 to 5):

  • Intermediate/Senior Secondary with at least 50 per cent marks and a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education OR
  • Intermediate/Senior Secondary with at least 45 per cent marks and 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education (by whatever name known) in accordance with the NCTE OR
  • Intermediate/Senior Secondary with at least 50 per cent marks and 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (BelEd) OR
  • Intermediate/Senior Secondary with at least 50 per cent marks and 2-year Diploma in Education (Special Education) OR
  • Graduation and two-year Diploma in Elementary Education OR
  • Graduation with at least 50 per cent marks and Bachelor of Education (BEd) OR
  • Post Graduation with a minimum of 55 per cent marks or equivalent grade and three-year integrated BEd/ MEd

Note: Relaxation up to 5 per cent in the qualifying marks will be given to SC/ ST/ BC/ PH candidates.

Also Read: AP TET Answer Key 2022 Live Update

AP TET Educational Qualification for Paper 1 Part B (Classes 1 to 5) (Special Schools): RCI Qualifications Elementary:-

  • Intermediate/ Senior Secondary and two-year DEd Special Education in any of the categories of disability OR
  • Intermediate/ Senior Secondary and one-year Diploma in Special Education (DSE) in any of the categories of disability OR
  • Diploma in Community Based Rehabilitation (DCBR) with 6 months Certificate course in Education of Children with Special Needs OR
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Community Based Rehabilitation (PGDCBR) with 6 months Certificate course in Education of Children with Special Needs OR
  • Diploma in Multi Rehabilitation Worker (MRW) with 06 months Certificate course in Education of Children with Special Needs OR
  • Junior Diploma in Teaching the Deaf OR
  • Primary level Teacher Training course in Visual Impairment OR
  • Diploma in Vocational Rehabilitation – Mental Retardation (DVR-MR) / Diploma in Vocational Training and Employment – Mental Retardation (DVTE-MR) with 6 months Certificate course in Education of Children with Special Needs OR
  • Diploma in Hearing Language and Speech (DHLS) with 06 months Certificate course in Education of Children with Special Needs OR
  • Intermediate/Senior Secondary passed with any RCI recognized qualification of minimum one-year duration and 06 months Certificate course in Education of Children with Special Needs

Also Read: AP TET Exam Date 2022

AP TET Educational Qualification for Paper 2 Part A (Classes 6 to 8)

Mathematics and Science Teachers/ Social Studies Teachers/ Language Teachers

  • At least 50 per cent marks either in Graduation/ Post Graduation with BEd OR
  • Graduation with at least 45 per cent marks and 1 year Bachelor of Education in accordance with the NCTE OR
  • Intermediate/Senior Secondary with at least 50 per cent marks and 4-year Bachelor in Elementary Education (BEIEd) OR
  • Intermediate/Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50 per cent marks and 4-year BA/ BScEd or BAEd/ BScEd OR
  • Graduation with at least 50 per cent marks and 1 year BEd (Special Education) OR
  • Post Graduation with a minimum of 55 per cent marks or equivalent grade and three years of integrated BEd-MEd

Note: The minimum percentage of marks in graduation will not be applicable to those who had already taken admission to the Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Elementary Education prior to July 29, 2011. The relaxation of up to 5 per cent in the qualifying marks will be allowed to the SC/ ST/ BC/ PH.

AP TET Educational Qualifications for Language Teachers (Classes 6 to 8):

  • 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

AP TET Educational Qualifications For Paper 2 Part B (Special Schools) RCI Qualifications Secondary

  • Graduate with BEd (Special Education)/ BEd (General) with one-year Diploma in Special Education / BEd (General) with two years Diploma in Special Education OR
  • BEd (General) with Post Graduate Professional Diploma in Special Education (PGDC) / PG Diploma in Special Education (Mental Retardation) / PG Diploma in Special Education (Multiple Disability: Physical & Neurological) / PG Diploma in Special Education (Locomotor Impairment and Cerebral Palsy) / Secondary level Teacher Training Course in Visual Impairment / Senior Diploma in Teaching the Deaf / BA B.Ed. in Visual impairment

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APTET Eligibility Criteria 2022 FAQs

Q: When will the AP TET notification 2022 release?

A: The AP TET notification 2022 has been released on June 10, 2022. The notification contains all the important exam details for the AP TET August 2022 session. 

Q: Is the AP TET application form 2022 out?

A: Yes, the AP TET application form 2022 has been released by the AP DSC on June 16, 2022. 

Q: Who is eligible for AP TET 2022?

A: Candidates who fulfill the AP TET eligibility criteria 2022 as prescribed in the official notification are eligible to apply online for the exam. The APTET eligibility differs for Paper 1 (Part A & B) and Paper 2 (Part A & B).

Q: Is there any age limit for AP TET?

A: A candidate should be of minimum 18 years of age in order to apply online for the AP TET exam. There is no APTET upper age limit.

Q: Can BTech student apply for AP TET?

A: Any graduate can apply for the AP TET 2022. So, BTech graduates can also apply for the APTET examination. 
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