Day: 1 October 2020

Army Public School Recruitment 2020

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Notification for Recruitment of 8000 PRT / TGT / PGT Teachers in 137 Army Public Schools (APS) located in various Cantonments and Military Stations across India announced, the Army Public Schools are schools are administered and managed by local Army authorities and affiliated to CBSE through Army Welfare Education Society (AWES)

NOTE : The exact number of PRT / TGT / PGT vacancies available in the respective school will be announced by the School/Management while advertising for holding interviews/evaluation of teaching skills

QUALIFICATIONS

PGT (Post Graduate Teachers) : Post Graduation in the subject concerned with 50% Marks and B.Ed with 50% Marks

TGT (Trained Graduate Teachers) : Graduation with the subject concerned with 50% Marks and B.Ed with 50% Marks

PRT (Primary Teachers) : Graduation with the subject concerned with 50% Marks and D.Ed or B.Ed with 50% Marks

AGE LIMIT 

Fresh Candidates having (Less than 5 yrs Experience) :  Below 40 years 

Experienced Candidates having (At least 10 years Experience) : Below 57 years 

SELECTION PROCESS 

The Selection process will be done in 3 stages

STAGE 1 : SCREENING EXAM – An `Online Screening Test’ will be conducted on 21 and 22 November 2020, for vacancies that will arise during the ensuing academic year, the Screening test will be held by Online by an agency identified by HQ AWES centrally, to ensure uniform quality of teachers in all Army Public Schools.

NOTE : Those who qualify in this stage will be given a ‘Score Card’ which shall be valid for life provided the candidate picks up a teaching job within three years from the date of passing the screening exam in any CBSE affiliated school for a continuous duration of at least one year, the Score card will be an eligibility for candidates to appear for next 2 stages

STAGE 2 : INTERVIEW – The respective schools shall announce the vacancies available through various means like Local Newspapers, the School Website, Notice board etc. Candidates need to apply in response to these announcements. The interviews may or may not be held at the location of the school, sometimes may be at a convenient place at one of the other Schools.

STAGE 3 : EVALUATION OF TEACHING SKILLS & COMPUTER PROFICIENCY – For Language teachers, written test comprising Essay & Comprehension of 15 marks each will be held along with evaluation of teaching skills.Selection Committee may also hold Computer proficiency tests if they so desire

NOTE 

To qualify for interview and evaluation of teaching skills, the candidates should have passed the Online Screening Test. This year Screening test has been scheduled on 21 and 22 Nov 2020 at various centres across the country

Appointments will be made as per CBSE/AWES Rules, The interview shall be for a group of Schools (Cluster) and the selected candidates for Regular Category may be appointed in any of the schools in that cluster

CTET/TET is not mandatory for appearing in the Online Screening Test. But  CTET/TET conducted by Centre/State Government is mandatory for appointment as TGTs/PRTs. Those not qualified in CTET/TET and found to be fit in all other respects may be considered for appointment on vacancies which may be adhoc in nature till the attainment of prescribed qualification

IMPORTANT DATES

Registration Starts  01.10.2020
Last date to Register 20.10.2020
Admit Cards 04.11.2020
Exam dates 21 & 22 .11.2020
Declaration of Results 02.12.2020

SCREENING EXAM PATTERN

Exam will be held on 21 – 22 November 2020, Test will be conducted ON LINE in the MCQ format

PGT / TGT : It consists of 2 Papers

Part A 90 Marks
Part B  90 Marks
Duration of Exams 180 Minutes

SYLLABUS

Part A : Questions will be based on General awareness, Mental Ability, English Comprehension, Educational Concepts and Methodology, Inclusive education, IT

Part B : Questions will be based on Specific Subject

NOTE : For TGT papers of Science & Social Science subjects, there will be a portion of questions pertaining to parallel subjects. For Eg, TGT Physics paper will have 10 questions each of Chemistry and Biology. Similarly TGT History paper will have 10 questions each of Geography and Political Science and so on

PRT : It consist of 1 Paper

Part A 90 Marks
Duration of Exams 180 Minutes

SYLLABUS

Part A : Questions will be based on General awareness, Mental Ability, English Comprehension, Educational Concepts and Methodology, Inclusive education, IT

NOTE 

There will be negative marking for Wrong Answers, 1/4 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Paper Contains both Part A & B together and the candidates have got the freedom to answer questions in the order in which they prefer

To qualify, the candidate must score minimum 50 % marks in each part.

EXAM FEES : Rs 500 (Non Refundable)

REGISTRATION 

To appear for SCREENING EXAM the candidates should CLICK HERE and Register, it will be open from 1st October (10AM) to 20th October 2020 (5PM), for step by step guide to Register online CLICK HERE

ADMIT CARDS 

Admit Cards will be available ONLINE. Candidates are required to download and print them. The Admit card should be produced for getting entry to the Screening Exam

EXAM RESULTS 

The results shall be available on the website for 30 days after declaration of results, No review of the results will be allowed

SCORE CARD

The Score Cards of successful candidates will be available on the official Website after the exam which the candidates may download and laminate, to get download CLICK HERE ,The card will be valid for lifetime provided the candidate takes up teaching in any of the CBSE recognized schools (for a period of at least one year) within 3 years from the date of issue of Score Card.

SAMPLE PAPERS

Sample question papers of previous year shall be available for a fee, to Purchase Previous Exam Papers CLICK HERE

NOTIFICATION

For List of Army Public Schools, List of Exam Centres, and more details refer the Notification released,to get download the notification CLICK HERE

NCERT BOOKS

To Prepare for PART B Specific Paper for TGT / PGT Posts, NCERT Textbooks from Class 6 to 12 are most useful, to download Subject wise and Class wise books in PDF format CLICK HERE

REFERENCE BOOKS

PRT Exam by Chandresh Aggarwal BUY HERE
PGT / TGT / PRT by Arihant Experts BUY HERE
Blackbook of General Awareness by Nikhil K Gupta BUY HERE
General Awareness by Disha Experts BUY HERE
General Knowledge by Arihant  BUY HERE
Verbal & Non verbal reasoning by R S Aggarwal BUY HERE
General English by Oswal BUY HERE
Objective General English by S Chand BUY HERE
UGC Teaching Aptitude  BUY HERE
Inclusive Education by Neena Dash BUY HERE