Decks cleared for APTET

Decks cleared for APTET

Decks cleared for APTET, Teacher Eligibility Test, APTET, School Education, APTET Exam. Arrangements have been underway in full swing and candidates can contact 040-23232340 or 040-23232349.

  • Hall tickets ready
  • Exam on Feb 9

The Department of School Education has formally announced that the Teacher Eligibility Test (APTET) would be held on February 9, giving a fresh lease of life to the aspirations of thousands of unemployed youth in the State. The hall tickets can be downloaded from the website from January 31 onwards.

As many as 4.5 lakh aspirants have applied for the TET. The exam would be conducted from 9:30 am to 12 pm (Paper I) and 2 pm to 5 pm (Paper II).

Arrangements have been underway in full swing and candidates can contact 040-23232340 or 040-23232349.

TET will be of MCQ mode (Objective type), each carrying one mark. There will be no negative marking.

Paper I will be for aspirants who want to be a teacher for classes I to V and Paper II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII. Those who intend to be a teacher for both levels will have to appear in both the papers.

The Paper I consists of 150 questions in which Child Development and Pedagogy, Language I, Language II, Mathematics and Environmental Studies segments will be there with each carrying 30 marks.

Similarly Paper II will also consist of 150 questions which is also of same segments except the last one i.e. Environment segment is being replaced with Social Studies.

The question paper will be bilingual i.e.English followed by the language chosen for all languages except for Sanskrit. The results will be declared in 20-25 days time, according to sources.

The minimum marks to be secured by each student is: OCs- 60 per cent marks and above; BCs- 50 per cent marks and above; SCs- 40 per cent marks ; STs- 40%- marks and above and aspirants who are Differently abled (PH) – 40 per cent and above

Twenty per cent weightage will be given to APTET scores in the ensuing teacher recruitments. The remaining 80 per cent weightage for the score in the written test i.e. DSC.

Though the TET will be held on February 9, air of uncertainty continues on DSC due to uncertainty in political atmosphere. So far the State government has not given go ahead for holding of DSC. Even if it is given, either the Code of Conduct or clash of exam centres may come in the way, according to official sources. But the officials have been ready to hold the exam at any point of time.

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