AP TET: Notification, Exam Date, Online Form, Syllabus & News

The Andhra Pradesh TET examination is conducted by the Department of School Education and the Government of Andhra Pradesh. It is undertaken to evaluate an applicant’s eligibility to teach in primary and upper elementary schools in Andhra Pradesh. 

The AP TET examination in a nutshell 

The details of the Andhra Pradesh TET examination will be held in the month of August 2023. The details of the examination in detail would include

Exam Name AP TET
Full Form Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test
Exam Level State
Conducting Body Department of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh
Application Mode Online
Languages Bilingual (English and Telugu/ Sanskrit)
Exam Mode Online – Computer-Based Test (CBT)
Exam Duration 2 Hours 30 Minutes per Paper
Official Website www.aptet.apcfss.in
Helpdesk 9505619127/ 9705655349


AP TET 2023 Exam Dates

The tentative schedule for the Andhra Pradesh TET examination would include 

Notification Issue Date Jun 2023
Activation of Online Payment Option Jun 2023
Start Date to Fill the Application Form Jun 2023
Last Date to Pay Application Fee Jul 2023
Last Date to Submit the Application Form Jul 2023
Online Mock Test Jul 2023
Admit Card Availability Date Jul 2023
AP TET Exam Dates for Paper I, Paper II-A and Paper II-B To Be Announced
AP TET Response Sheet Released  Aug 2023
Release of Initial Answer Key Aug 2023
Receiving of Objection of Initial Answer Key To Be Announced
Publishing of Final Answer Key Sep 2023
Declaration of Results Sep 2023


Important Notes on AP TET 2023 Eligibility

If you are someone pursuing the final year of a Diploma in elementary education (D.Ed)/ Undergraduate Diploma in Physical Education (U.G.D.P.Ed)/ Diploma in Physical Education(D.P.Ed)/Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)/Language Pandit Training/Bachelor of physical education etc, you can apply for the AP TET examination. 

The Diploma/Degree in Teacher Education or Degree in physical education is also an eligible qualification for appearing at the AP TET 2023. Other qualifications supported would include an intermediate qualification from the Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) of Andhra Pradesh State or its equivalent or a Bachelor’s Degree from a University Recognized by UGC. 

AP TET 2023 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the AP TET examinations is on similar lines as the TET examinations conducted by the other states. Here are the complete details on the pattern for the AP TET examination-

Exam Mode Online – Computer-Based Test (CBT)
Number of Papers Paper I for Class I to V

Papers II-A & II-B for Class VI to VIII

Type of Questions Objective – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Number of Questions 150
Exam Duration 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Marking Scheme 1 Mark Awarded for Each Correct Answer
Negative Marking No Negative Marking


Subjects covered for the AP TET examination would be 

Paper 1 – Child Development and Pedagogy, Language 1, Language 2, Mathematics, environmental studies 

Paper 2 – Child Development and Pedagogy, Language 1, Language 2, Mathematics, science, and social science 

AP TET 2023 Application Fee

The fees to be paid for applying for the AP TET examination would be on the following lines 

  • Paper 1 – Rs 500
  • Paper 2 – Rs 500
  • Both Paper 1 and 2 – Rs 1000


What are the qualifying marks for the AP TET examination?

If you belong to the unreserved category, you should get at least 60% marks in the AT TET examination. The reserved category students should get a minimum of 50%  marks to be qualified. 

How many attempts are allowed for the AP TET examination? 

You can apply for the AP TET examination as many times as you would want to. There is no limit on the number of attempts. 

What is the validity of the AP TET certificate? 

The APTET certificate is valid for the period of a lifetime once you have cleared it. 

Updated: May 30, 2023 — 11:25 pm

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