APTET, JULY 2011, NOTIFICATION FOR ONLINE APPLICATIONS
Online applications are invited from the candidates who intend to be teachers for classes I to VIII in schools in Andhra Pradesh for appearance at first Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (APTET) to be conducted by Department of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh on July 31, 2011 in all 23 Districts of the State.
In accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1) of section 23 of the Right To Education Act, 2009 the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) had vide it’s Notification dated 23rd August, 2010 laid down the minimum qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher for classes I to VIII. It had been inter alia provided that one of the essential qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a teacher in any of the schools referred to in clause (n) of section 2 of the RTE Act is that she/he should pass the Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) which will be conducted by the appropriate Government in accordance with the Guidelines framed by the NCTE. Accordingly, Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued guidelines for conducting Teacher Eligibility Test in A.P. vide G.O.Ms. No. 51, School Education (SE.GENL-II) Dept., Dated 16 – 04 – 2011.
APTET is applicable to all candidates who aspire to become teachers of classes I to VIII in the schools of the State Government, Mandal Parishad, Zilla Parishad, Municipality, Private aided schools and Private unaided schools in Andhra Pradesh State. However, the candidates intending to seek employment as a teacher in private unaided schools shall have the option of appearing at CTET conducted by CBSE instead of APTET if they so desire.
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 at 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 & Paper-II. TET will be conducted in identified
How to Apply
(a) Fee for submission of application online:
The fee for application for APTET online including examination fee is Rs.300.00. Candidates can pay the fee through APONLINE between 20.05.2011 and 16.06.2011 and submit online application at the APTET website http://aptet.cgg.gov.in between 20.05.2011 and17.06.2011.
(b) PROCEDURE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION ONLINE
i. The candidates shall at first download the ‘Information Bulletin’ and ‘User Guide’ free of cost from the APTET website http://aptet.cgg.gov.in/, go through it carefully and satisfy their eligibility for appearing for APTET, July 2011.
ii. The candidate after satisfying herself/himself about the eligibility criteria for APTET shall pay a fee of Rs.300.00 through APONLINE towards submission of application online and for the conduct of examination. At the APONLINE Centres, the candidate has to give the required preliminary data (i.e. Name of the candidate, Date of birth, Gender, whether the candidate belongs to A.P. and mobile phone number). On receipt of fee at APONLINE the candidate shall be issued a ‘Journal Number’ on the receipt of the fee with which she/he can proceed with submission of application online. (Issue of Journal Number does not mean that the candidate has completed submission of application online. It is only a confirmation of the fee received).
iii. The candidates shall follow the procedure of submission of online application as given in the ‘Information Bulletin’ and also as per the instructions provided online while filling up the online application form. The Candidate should be ready with photograph of size 3.5X3.5cms before filling in on-line application. iv. Paste the photograph on a white paper and sign below (sign in Black Ink only). Look for the sample in the Information Bulletin(Page No.9). Ensure that the signature is within the box. Scan the required size containing the photograph and signature. Please do not scan the complete page. The entire image consisting of photo along with signature is required to be scanned and stored in *.jpeg format on local machine. Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50kb. If the size of the image is more than 50 kb, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as dpi resolutions, no. of colors during the process
v. Steps to be followed in filling online application form
1. Go to //http:// aptet.cgg.gov.in
2. Click on application form
3. Click on the dialogue box(i.e., WELCOME TO ONLINE APPLICATION)
4. Confirm the next dialogue box(i.e., Fields marked with ‘*’ are compulsory)
5. Enter your Journal Number issued by Aponline, the date of payment of fees and Date of birth.
6. At the field ‘ Attach your latest photograph’ Click on Browse button and attach candidates photograph and signature stored on the local machine.
7. Tick the declaration and enter the verification code.
8. Press Upload
9. The application will be opened.
10. Now fill in the application form as per the instructions given in the User Guide and Information Bulletin and those offered while filling the online application form.
11. After filling all the details press PREVIEW button. This will display the details submitted by you
12. If you find all the details correct press SUBMIT other wise press EDIT and resubmit the information.
vi. On submission of application form online the candidate shall be given reference ID number which should be kept carefully for any kind of future correspondence. Submission of application can be considered to have been completed only on receiving reference ID number.
vii. On completion of submission, the candidates shall take a printout of the application and store it for future use. Candidates should not post the printout of the application to APTET office.
viii. In case of any clarifications before, during or after submission of application online the candidates may contact the help desk at Telephone Numbers CGG:7702922003, 7702922004 between 10.30 a.m. and 5.00 p.m on all working days from 20-05-2011 to 30-07-2011.
ix. The candidates can also post their complaints pertaining to their application at http://aptet.cgg.gov.in between 20.05.2011 to 10.07.2011.
x. In any case applications will not be received in any kind of manual form.
xi. Candidates can download their Hall Tickets from the website at http://aptet.cgg.gov.in from 16.07.2011. In case the Hall ticket is not received by 18.07.2011, the candidates should contact the Director, APTET-July 2011, O/o the Commissioner and Director of School Education, A.P., Saifabad, Hyderabad – 04 between 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM on all working days giving
4.details of the journal number of the fee paid, reference number of the application submitted, a copy of the printout of the Application form and one photograph (as pasted on the application form) between19.07.2011 and 29.07.2011
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