APTET 2013 Syllabus, Model Papers

APTET 2013 SYLLABUS MODEL PAPERS
APTET 2013 SYLLABUS MODEL PAPERS
APTET 2013 Syllabus, APTET 2013 Model Papers Previous Papers,

Online applications are invited from candidates who intend to be teachers for classes I to VIII in schools in Andhra Pradesh for appearance in the Fourth Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (APTET-September, 2013) to be conducted by Department of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, 1st September, 2013 in all 23 Districts of the State.

The test (APTET) will be conducted in 2 papers viz. Paper-I & Paper-II. The candidates who intend to be teachers for classes I to V have to appear for 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 and Paper-II.


Important Dates :
Payment of Fees     : July 15 to 31, 2013
Online submission form     : July 16 to Aug 1, 2013
Downloading of Hall Tickets             : Aug 25, 2013
Date of Examination                               : Sept 1, 2013
Paper-I                                   : 9.30 AM to 12.00 Noon
Paper-II                                       : 2.30 PM to 05.00 PM
Declaration of Results                              :  Sept 20, 2013


a) All questions in APTET - September 2013 will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying one mark, with four alternatives out of which one answer will be correct. There will be no negative marking.

b) There will be two papers of APTET-September 2013.
(i) Paper I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes I to V.
(ii) Paper II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for classes VI to VIII.

c) A person who intends to be a teacher for both levels (classes I to V and classes VI to VIII) will have to appear in both the papers (Paper I and Paper II).

d) Paper I (for Classes I to V); No. of MCQs - 150:
Duration of examination: 2½ hours

1 Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30 
2 Language I 30 30 3
3 Language II (English) 30 30
4 Mathematics 30 30
5 Environmental Studies 30 30
  TOTAL : 150 150


The syllabus for Child Development and Pedagogy under Paper- I is based on the syllabus of D.Ed curriculum focusing on Educational Psychology of Teaching and Learning in Classes I to V and above. The syllabus also focuses on understanding the characteristics, needs and psychology of diverse learners, interaction with learners and the attributes and qualities of a good facilitator of learning.


In Andhra Pradesh, the following languages are offered under Language I viz., Telugu, Urdu, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Oriya and Tamil. Candidate has to choose one of these 9 languages under Language I under APTET. Those candidates would have compulsorily studied in that language either as medium of study or as first language at least up to Class X as stated in the eligibility criteria above.

iii) In respect of Andhra Pradesh language II under APTET shall be English for all candidates irrespective of medium of the school to which they intend to seek employment.

iv) The syllabi for Mathematics & Environmental Studies are designed on the basis of topics of Classes I to V of state syllabus (old). The difficulty standard of questions will be up to X class level. The test items in Mathematics and Environmental Studies will contain MCQs not only on content but also on pedagogy. In Mathematics 24 MCQs will be on content and 6 MCQs on pedagogy. Similarly in Environmental Studies 24 MCQs will be on content and 6 MCQs on pedagogy.

v) The syllabi for Language I & II shall be based on proficiency in the language, elements of language, communication and comprehension abilities (standard up to Class X level).

e) Paper II (for classes VI to VIII); No of MCQs - 150;
            Question Marks
1 Child Development and Pedagogy 30 30
2 Language I 30 30 3
3 Language II (English) 30 30
4 Mathematics and Science OR Social Studies 60 60
      TOTAL 150 150


MEDIUM OF QUESTION PAPER:
The question paper shall be bilingual i.e., it shall be English followed by the Language I chosen for all languages except for Sanskrit. For Sanskrit it shall be Telugu followed by Sanskrit.



PASS CRITERIA:

APTET September, 2013 Results will be declared on 20.09.2013. The criteria for considering pass in APTET are as follows:

Community Pass marks
i) OC 60% Marks and above
ii) BC 50% Marks and above
iii) SC 40% Marks and above
iv) ST 40% Marks and above
v) Differently abled (PH) ** 40% Marks and above  




Contact:
APTET Office Telephone: 04023232340, 04023232349
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