Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) invited applications for the OST (Online Screening Test) to fill up the vacant posts of PGT, TGT and Primary Teacher in Army Public Schools for the year 2024-25. Candidates interested in APS Teacher Vacancies can apply online for the exam through awesindia.com up to 25th Oct 2023 (extended). AWES OST Exam for APS PGT TGT PRT Vacancies 2024-2025 like application form, vacancy details, eligibility, selection process, syllabus, admit card, score card etc info is given below.
AWES Army Public School Teacher Recruitment
Pay and Allowances (Salary) – As per AWES rules and regulations.
Number of Vacancies – Post for teachers (Regular or Fixed Term nature) will be advertised by each School/ Management separately in interview/ skills evaluation holding advertisements after the Online Screening Test. After finalization of APS PGT, TGT and PRT Vacancies by AWES for the session 2024-25, you can download School and Subject wise vacancy details below (depending on availability).
There are total 136 Army Public Schools at various Cantonments and Military Stations all over India and approx 8700 teachers work in these schools. In the last 02 years the number of total vacancies in PGT/ TGT/ PRT were 2315 and 2169 respectively. Cluster-wise list of all Army Public Schools is given below.
Eligibility Criteria (Qualification and Age Limit)
APS PGT (Post Graduate Teacher):
Subjects – English, Hindi, History, Geography, Economics, Political Science, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Psychology, Commerce, Computer Science/ Informatics, Home Science and Physical Education.
Educational Qualification – Post Graduation in the concerned subject and B.Ed with minimum 50% marks in each qualifications.
APS TGT (Trained Graduate Teacher):
Subjects – English, Hindi, Sanskrit, History, Geography, Political Science, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science/ Informatics and Physical Education.
Educational Qualification – Graduation in the concerned subject and B.Ed with minimum 50% marks in each qualifications and CTET/TET qualified. In case of less than 50% marks in Graduation, candidate having minimum 50% marks or more in Post-Graduation with the subject applied for, will also be eligible to apply.
APS PRT (Primary Teacher):
Educational Qualification – Graduation in the concerned subject and B.Ed/ 02 years Diploma in Elementary Education with minimum 50% marks in each qualifications and CTET/TET qualified.
Note: CTET/TET is not mandatory for appearing in the Online Screening Exam. However, CTET/TET conducted by Central/ State Govt is mandatory for appointment as TGTs/PRTs in the Regular and Fixed Term category.
Age Limit (As on 01st April of appointment year):
Fresh Candidates – Maximum 40 years. Candidates having no teaching experience will be considered as fresh candidates.
Experienced Candidates – Maximum 57 years. Candidates having minimum 05 years teaching experience in the last 10 years will be considered as experienced candidates.
Army Spouses – Maximum 40 years for fresh candidates and maximum 45, 50 & 57 years for holders of teaching experience with minimum 05, 07 & 09 years respectively.
AWES APS Selection Process, Exam Pattern and Centres
The process consists of Stage 1st (Online Screening Test/ OST), Stage 2nd (Interview) and Stage 3rd (Evaluation of Teaching skills and computer proficiency). After the completion of Stage 1st (Screening exam), OST Score Card will be issued to all qualified candidates which will be valid for life provided the candidate picks up a teaching job within 03 years in any CBSE affiliated school for a continuous duration of at least 01 year.
Stage 2 and Stage 3 tests will be conducted by respective Army Public Schools usually between December-March after vacancy announcements through school websites or news papers. Appointments in the posts of PGT, TGT and PRT for the Regular and Fixed Term category will be made as per CBSE/ AWES Rules.
Stage-1 (Online Screening Test)
The AWES OST Exam will be conducted online in the MCQ format. The screening test will be of 03 Hours duration and will consist of 200 Multiple Choice questions (01 marks each). There will be negative marking of ¼ marks for every wrong answer given by candidates. APS Screening Exam for PGT, TGT, PRT will be conducted as per the syllabus (pattern) below:
- Section A: Basic GK and Current Affairs (10 Questions).
- Section B: Pedagogy, Curriculum and Education Policy matters (20 Questions).
- Section C: Academic Proficiency (170 Questions).
There will be no minimum passing marks for the Online Screening Test. Once the candidate has finished attempting the question paper and the answer sheet is submitted, an automatic Absolute Result Exam Summary will be generated instantly. The candidate can note down the result immediately from the result displayed on the screen.
10% of total number of questions paper of each subject as per the pattern will be provided as Mock Questions Paper in PDF format to upload on the website for the candidates reference.
The Interview will be held by respective schools after announcing the vacancies through Local Newspapers, the School Website, Notice board etc. Candidates applied for Regular Post will be interviewed by Central Selection Board (CSB) and candidates applied for Fixed Term category will be interviewed by Local Selection Board (LSB).
Stage-3 (Teaching skills)
Stage 3rd consists of Evaluation of Teaching skills and computer proficiency. For Language teachers, written exam comprising Essay & Comprehension of 15 marks each will be held along with evaluation of teaching skills. Selection Committee may also conduct Computer proficiency tests.
OST Examination Centres
Pune, Ambala, Sri Ganganagar, Nasik, Patiala, Hisar, Mumbai, Sangrur, Kanpur, Ahmednagar, Dehradun, Allahabad, Nagpur, Jalandhar, Ranchi, Jodhpur, Amritsar, Sagar, Ajmer, Kangra, Gangtok, Ahmedabad, Pathankot, Bhuj, Jammu, Gwalior, Delhi, Bhopal, Noida, Jhansi, Lucknow, Secunderabad, Gorakhpur, Hyderabad, Agra, Bangalore, Bareilly, Chennai, Ranikhet, Coimbatore, Jabalpur, Trivandrum, Indore, Kolkata, Patna, Durgapur, Varanasi, Guwahati, Meerut, Shillong, Roorkee, Jorhat, Behrampur, Siliguri, Srinagar, Tezpur, Jaipur, Dimapur, Alwar, Agartala, Kota, Dinjan, Mathura, Chandigarh, Bikaner, Solan and Bathinda.
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List of all Army Public Schools (Cluster-wise)
CLUSTER-1: APS Pune, Kirkee, Dighi, Dehu Road and Khadakvasla.
CLUSTER-2: APS Devlali, Mumbai, Ahmednagar and Kamptee.
CLUSTER-3: APS Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and Nasirabad.
CLUSTER-4: APS Ahmedabad, Dharangdhara and Bhuj.
CLUSTER-5: APS Bhopal, Gwalior, Babina, Saugor, Jhansi and Talbehat.
CLUSTER-6: APS Secunderabad (RKP), Secunderabad (Bolarum) and Golconda.
CLUSTER-7: APS Bangalore, ASC Centre & College, PRTC, Chennai, Wellington, Trivandrum and Cannanore.
CLUSTER-8: APS Kolkata, Barrackpore and Panagarh.
CLUSTER-9: APS Narangi, Basistha, Shillong, Umroi and Happy Valley.
CLUSTER-10: APS Jorhat.
CLUSTER-11: APS Binnaguri, Bagrakote, Bengdubi, Sukna, Gangtok, Darjeeling and Kalimpong.
CLUSTER-12: APS Tezpur, Tenga Valley, Missamari and Rangapahar.
CLUSTER-13: APS Agartala.
CLUSTER-14: APS Dinjan.
CLUSTER-15: APS Chandimandir and Dagshai.
CLUSTER-16: APS Ambala, Patiala, Sangrur and Nahan.
CLUSTER-17: APS Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Ferozpur, Amritsar, Tibri and Beas.
CLUSTER-18: APS Mamun Cantt, Yol Cantt, Unchibassi, Kandrori, Janglot, Madhopur and Pathankot.
CLUSTER-19: APS Kaluchak, Sunjwan, Damana, Ratnuchak, BD Bari, Samba, Jammu and Miran Sahib.
CLUSTER-20: APS Delhi Cantonment, Dhaula Kuan, Shankar Vihar and Noida.
CLUSTER-21: APS Lucknow (SP), Lucknow (NR), Lucknow (LSB), Faizabad, Kunraghat and Agra.
CLUSTER-22: APS Bareilly, Pithoragarh (BCJ), Ranikhet, Almora, Hempur and Fatehgarh.
CLUSTER-23: APS Jabalpur No.1 and Jabalpur No.2.
CLUSTER-24: APS Mhow
CLUSTER-25: APS Danapur, Ramgarh and Gaya.
CLUSTER-26: APS Allahabad, Varanasi, Mathura, Old Cantt Allahabad and Kanpur.
CLUSTER-27: APS Roorkee No.1, Roorkee No.2, Lansdowne, Meerut, Raiwala, Clement Town and Birpur.
CLUSTER-28: APS Gopalpur.
CLUSTER-29: APS Udhampur, Dhar Road, Leh, Srinagar, Akhnoor, RakhMuthi and Nagrota.
CLUSTER-30: APS Jaipur, Itarana (Alwar) and Kota.
CLUSTER-31: APS Bikaner and Suratgarh.
CLUSTER-32: APS Bhatinda, Fazilka, Faridkot, Abohar, Ganganagar and Lalgarh.
CLUSTER-33: APS Hisar.
CLUSTER-34: APS Ranchi.
CLUSTER-35: APS Birchgunj (A&N).
Application form, Important Dates and Notification
Eligible and interested candidates are required to apply online for the AWES OST Exam for APS Teacher Vacancies through awesindia.com up to 25th Oct 2023. Before applying online keep ready your valid email id, mobile number, aadhar card and scanned copies of photograph, signature, date of birth proof and education qualification certificates to upload with the online registration form.
You will have to pay the exam fee using UPI/ Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net banking. Once registration is completed, you will get a confirmation that registration is successful and the same will also be informed through e-mail and SMS. You are advised to read the registration instructions carefully and provide all the required details while submitting the online application form.
Last date of registration of online form: 25th October 2023 (11:59 PM)
Admit Card download: 01-02 weeks before exam date
Online Screening Test (OST) date: 25th-26th November 2023
Final Score Card declaration: After 21 days from OST
OST Admit Card, Result and Score Card
AWES PGT TGT PRT Screening Exam (OST) is scheduled to be conducted on 25th-26th November 2023. The Admit Card (Call letter) will be available to download through the official website 01-02 weeks before the exam date. You can download your Admit Card details from the direct link below (using Username and Password) to confirm the exact exam date, time and place.
PGT TGT PRT Result (Final Score Card) will be released after 21 days from the date of the Online Screening Test. Stay connected for any latest information about AWES APS Recruitment, CSB/ OST Screening Exam and Vacancy announcements.
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