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Andhra Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test


Other popular TET notifications in the country are Kerala TETUP TETJharkhand TETBihar TETTS- TETOrissa TETMadhya Pradesh TET, etc. Drona provides updated information regarding the notification, exams, and results.

AP TET 2017-18 Exam Notification & Exam Dates Declared


  • SC/ST/BC candidates get 5 years of age relaxation to the upper age limit.
  • PWD candidates will get relaxation of 10 years in the upper age limit.


Notifications are released based on vacancies and the requirement of the staff. Andhra Pradesh District Service Commission (AP DSC) releases the notification and takes the responsibility of selection of right candidates to this noble profession. AP PoliceAPPSC Forest, etc., are the other important government job notifications in the state. The aspirants should keep visiting ‘Drona’ to keep a track on all the notifications that are updated in a timely manner.

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Andhra Pradesh Degree College Lecturers in APEC Notification

Application Procedure

  • Log on to the official website apdsc.cgg.gov.in.
  • Click on AP DSC TET 2016 application
  • Enter the details asked in the application without any errors
  • Upload your scanned signature and photograph and pay the requisite fee
  • Save your application for future references.

Selection Procedure

Step I – Written Test

The written test will be objective type. Candidates are given 20% of marks weightage from their earlier TET score. Candidates have the freedom to choose the score from earlier or the current TET score, whichever is higher. Based on the merit shown in the first step the candidates will be shortlisted for Step II.

Step II – Document Verification

The candidates must produce the following certificates

  • Previous TET score card
  • Age proof
  • Educational qualification certificates
  • Caste certificate (if applicable) or in the case of PH, a certificate is needed stating the candidate is Physically Handicapped.

If the candidate fails to produce any of the above documents then his candidature for the post will be canceled.

Exam Pattern

After the separation of Telangana from Andhra Pradesh, the A.P. government has set up new examination pattern called as TERT (TET cum TRT). It contains both the teacher recruitment drive as well as the teacher eligibility test. The exam pattern consists of two papers – Paper-I and Paper – II. Paper -I consists of 180 questions and Paper-II consists of 200 questions. The time duration for each paper is 3 hours.


School Assistant

For School Assistants the syllabus comprises of the following subjects:

  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs
  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Language-1 (Content and Methodology)
  • Language-2 (Content and Methodology)
  • Maths (Content and Methodology)
  • Biology (Content and Methodology)
  • Physical science (Content and Methodology)
  • Social Study (Content and Methodology)

The subjects are based as per the discipline chosen.

Physical Education Teacher

For Physical Education Teacher the syllabus comprises of the following subjects:

  • General Affairs and Knowledge
  • English (English – Content and Methodology)
  • Physical Education

Secondary Grade Teacher

  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs
  • Child Development and Pedagogy
  • Language-1 (Content and Methodology)
  • Language-2 (Content and Methodology)
  • Maths (Content and Methodology)
  • Environmental Studies (Content and Methodology)

Note: Environmental Studies has a very high preference for SGT candidates.

Preparation Strategy

Exam Resources

Previous Papers

Solved papers


  • Teacher Eligibility Test Child Development & Pedagogy (For All Classes) by – Dr. Shyam Anand
  • General English: With Multiple Choice Questions by – Abul Hashem (R. Gupta’s Publishers)
  • Environmental Studies (English, Paperback, R. J. Ranjit Daniels, Jagdish Krishnaswamy)
  • DSC Quick Revision book by – Saeed
  • DSC English Content & Methodology by – Pragma Publications
  • SVR Integrated TET & TRT School Assistant – Jeeva Sastra Bodhana Paddatulu by Venkata Swamy
  • AP TET Cum TRT (SGT) by Veerabadra Rao.
  • DSC SGT, TET Quick Revision Book
  • DSC Telugu Content & Bodhanaa Paddhathulu by Gummalla Jnaneshwar
  • DSC Sisu vikaasam & Adhyana shaastram (Child development & Pedagogy) by Suresh Anuganti
  • General Knowledge – Telugu Medium – RC Reddy Publications
  • Bharatha Desha Ardhika Vyavastha-Telugu-The Master Publications