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Every state in India organizes its State Eligibility Test for certifying their aspirants who wish to take up teaching as their profession for standard I-VIII. Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (APTET) is yet another SLET/SETs that qualify teachers to pursue teaching as per their qualifications and eligibility. This Examination is organized to select prospective teachers and to fulfill the demands that come along with set benchmarks of education in the country. It was earlier an offline Examination but now it is a computer-based examination. Andhra Pradesh TET is conducted by the Department of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh. This examination is usually conducted in October. It is further classified into two papers to cater to the requirements of becoming a teacher for Primary and Upper Primary classes.

Below is a list of necessary details that you may want to be thorough with before you apply for APTET.

Eligibility Criteria For APTET

The eligibility criteria for Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test varies based on the category an individual is applying for. They have to meet the below state criteria to become eligible to appear for the exam.

Age Limit For APTET

The age limit for candidates of the general category is 18 years to 44 years. While for reserved categories like SC/ST/BC candidates the maximum age is 54 years. This criterion stays common for both papers.

How to Apply?

Candidates fulfilling the required criteria can apply for APTET by going to the official website A sum of INR 500 is charged per paper, which is collected via an online gateway. If you have any questions, they have offered different helpline numbers and help desk email ids on their website to assist you in finding solutions to your concerns.

After the application is accepted and processed an Admit Card is generated which enables an individual to sit for the APTET examination. You can also access study materials available across the internet for preparation.

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