Tuesday, 12 December 2017

GO 91 || Guidelines for conducting Andhra Pradesh State Teacher Eligibility Test (AP-TET)

 GO 91 ||  Guidelines for conducting Andhra Pradesh State Teacher Eligibility Test (AP-TET)
GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH

School Education – Guidelines for conducting Andhra Pradesh State Teacher Eligibility Test
(AP-TET) under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE), 2009 –
Orders – Issued.

SCHOOL EDUCATION (EXAMS) DEPARTMENT
G.O.Ms.No. 91     Dated: 11-12-2017.
Read the following
1. RTE Act-2009, of Ministry of Law and Justice, Govt. of India, dt.27.08.2009.
2. NCTE Gazette Notification, dt.23.8.2010
3. NCTE, Guidelines for conduct of TET communicated vide Lr.No.76-4/2010/Acad,dt.11.2.2011.
4. NCTE Gazette Notification, dt.29.7.2011.
5. G.O.Ms.No.51, School Education (Genl.) Dept., dt.16.4.2011.
6. G.O.Ms.No.70, School Education (Genl.) Dept., dt.06.6.2011.
7. G.O.Ms.No.102, Education (SE.Genl.II) Dept., dt.28.7.2011.
8. G.O.Ms.No.256, Finance (SMPC-I) Dept., dt.8.12.2011.
9. G.O.Ms.No.4, Edn. (Ser.II) Dept., dt.09.01.2012.
10. G.O.Ms.No.38, School Education (Exam) Dept, dt:19.11.2014
11. G.O.Ms.No.92, General Administration (Services-A) Dept., dt.13-04-2016.
12. G.O. Ms. No.4, Higher Education (EC) Department, dt:17-01-2017
13. From the Commissioner of School Education, Andhra Pradesh
Lr. Rc.No 200/TRC-1/2017, dt:13.07.2017.
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O R D E R:
In the reference 1st read above, Govt. of India have enacted RTE Act, 2009 on 27.08.2009 titled “The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education”. In accordance with the provision of Sub-Section (1) of section 23 of the RTE Act, National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), New Delhi has laid down minimum qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a Teacher for Classes I to VIII in its Principal Notification dated 23rd August, 2010 and amendments issued thereon. The minimum qualifications include a Pass in Teacher Eligibility Test (TET). Pursuant to the said Guidelines, it has been decided to conduct Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) at least once every year for all persons, who aspire to become Teachers for Classes I to VIII in all Schools (Govt. / ZP / MP / Municipal /Recognized Pvt. Aided & Pvt. Un-Aided etc.,) in the State of Andhra Pradesh.

2. As per NCTE guidelines para (1) clearance of TET is mandatory for all those aspiring to be Teachers in Private or Government Managed Schools this is to ensure National Standards and benchmark of Teacher quality in the recruitment process.

3. In the reference 10th read above, the orders were issued for conduct of Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) cum Teachers Recruitment Test for the Posts of teachers. However based on the proposal submitted in the reference 13th read above by the Commissioner of School Education, A.P, Amaravati for conducting Computer Based Test (CBT) for Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test, Government has decided to conduct APTET exam.

4. In the reference 11th read above, Government have permitted the A.P.Public Service Commission to introduce the system of computer based examinations in the State of Andhra Pradesh and also accorded administrative sanction for entering Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with A.P. Online basing on the rates fixed.

5. In the reference 12th read above, the Government permitted the A.P. State Council of Higher Education to introduce the Computer Based Test for conducting of APCETs from 2017 onwards and also accorded administrative sanction for entering Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with TCS.

6. Government after careful examination of the proposals of the Commissioner of School Education, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati hereby issue the following Guidelines/ Instructions for conduct of Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) as Computer Based Test(CBT) in supersession of the guidelines issued earlier in this regard.
7. The following guidelines shall be followed for conduct of APTET:-

1. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR CANDIDATES FOR APPEARING AP-TET:
The candidates at the time of applying for AP-TET should be in possession of the following minimum qualifications prescribed for category of I to V classes (Paper- I) and VI to VIII classes (Paper - II) separately.

2. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR AP - TET PAPER - I (CLASSES I TO V):
a) Intermediate / Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks. However in case of SC/ ST/ BC/ Differently Abled candidates, the minimum marks shall be 45%. AND pass in 2 - year Diploma in Elementary Education / 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) / 2 - year Diploma in Education (Special Education).
(OR)
b) Intermediate / Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks. In respect of SC/ ST/ BC/ Differently Abled candidates, the minimum marks shall be 40%. AND pass in 2 - year Diploma in Elementary Education / 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education.
(B.El.Ed.) / 2 - year Diploma in Education (Special Education) in case of the candidates, who have passed or admitted to D.El.Ed / D.Ed., course prior to issue of these guidelines.

3. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR AP-TET PAPER - II (CLASSES VI TO VIII):
a) B.A./B.Sc./B.Com., with at least 50% marks. In case of SC/ST/BC/Differently Abled candidates, the minimum marks shall be 45%. AND pass in Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) course / Bachelor of Education (B.Ed -Special Education).
(OR)
b) B.A./B.Sc./B.Com., with at least 50% marks. In respect of SC/ ST/ BC/ Differently Abled candidates, the minimum marks shall be 40%. AND pass in Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) course / Bachelor of Education (B.Ed -Special Education) in case of the candidates, who have passed or admitted to B.Ed., course prior to issue of these guidelines.
(OR)
c) 4-year B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed., with at least 50% marks, in case of SC/ ST/ BC/ Differently Abled candidates, the minimum marks shall be 45%.
(OR)
d) Graduation with Language concerned as one of the Optional Subjects (OR) Bachelor of Oriental Language (or its equivalent) (OR) Graduation in Literature (OR) Post Graduation in Language concerned AND Language Pandit Training Certificate/ B.Ed with Language concerned as one of the Methodologies, in respect of Language Teachers.
Note:- 1. The candidates, who are appearing in the final year of Bachelor of Education (OR)
Diploma in Elementary Education etc., are also eligible to appear for TET exam subject to the condition that the candidates cannot appear for DSC with this TET certificate, unless the candidates acquire requisite qualification.

2. A Diploma/ Degree course in Teacher Education recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) only shall be considered. However in case of Diploma in Education (Special Education) and B.Ed. (Special Education), a course recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) only shall be considered.

3. Intermediate qualification of Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) of Andhra Pradesh State or its equivalent as recognized by BIE, Andhra Pradesh State only shall be considered. So also the Bachelor’s Degree of a University Recognized by UGC only shall be considered.
4. STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF TET:-
The structure and content of the TET is given in the following paragraphs. All questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying One Mark, with four alternatives out of which One Answer will be correct. There will be no Negative Marking. There will be Two Papers for the TET Paper-I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes I to V, Paper-II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes VI to VIII. A person who intends to be a Teacher either for Classes I to V or for Classes VI to VIII shall have to appear in both Papers (Paper I and Paper II).

 (a) Paper- I : No. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) – 150
 Duration of Examination: 2 hours and 30 minutes:

Structure and Content (all compulsory)
i) Child Development and Pedagogy       30 MCQs   30 Marks
ii) Language I                                           30 MCQs   30 Marks
iii) Language II (English)                         30 MCQs   30 Marks
iv) Mathematics                                        30 MCQs   30 Marks
v) Environmental Studies                         30 MCQs    30 Marks
Total                                                         150 MCQs  150 Marks

Note (1): The test items on Child Development & Pedagogy will focus on Educational
Psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the primary level.
Note (2): How to choose language – I of AP-TET Paper-I: The following languages are offered under First Language in the Schools under the State Syllabus viz., Telugu, Urdu, Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil and Gujarathi. A Candidate has to choose one of these 8 Languages under Language-I of TET, those candidates should have compulsorily studied that Language either as medium of study or as First Language at least up to Class X. The candidates who studied CBSE/ ICSE curriculum can choose the Language which they studied up to Class X.

Note (3): The Language-II shall be English for all the candidates.

Note (4): The syllabi for Mathematics & Environmental Studies are designed on the basis of topics of Classes I to V. The difficulty standard as well as linkages of content/topics could be up to Secondary Stage (up to Class X) for testing. The test items in Mathematics and Environmental Studies will contain Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) not only on Content but also on Pedagogy.

In Mathematics, 24 MCQs will be on Content and 6 MCQs on Pedagogy. Similarly, in Environmental Studies 24 MCQs will be on Content and 6 MCQs on Pedagogy

Note (5): The syllabi for Language I & II shall be based on Proficiency in the Language, Elements of Language, Communication and Comprehension abilities (standard up to Class X level).
Note (6): For 30 MCQs under Language I & II, each shall include 6 questions on Pedagogy of a Language.
Note (7): The detailed syllabus for all subjects shall be the designed by the SCERT and the same shall be issued along with the Notification.
(b) Paper II: No. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)– 150:
Duration of Examination: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Structure and Content
i) Child Development and Pedagogy     30 MCQs 30 Marks
ii) Language I                                         30 MCQs 30 Marks
iii) Language II (English)                      30 MCQs 30 Marks
iv) (a) For Mathematics & Science Teachers:
Mathematics and Science                       60 MCQs 60 Marks
(b) For Social Studies Teacher               60 MCQs 60 Marks
(c) For any other Teacher – Either (iv)(a) or (iv)(b)
TOTAL                                                   150 MCQs 150 Marks
Note: (1) The test items on Child Development & Pedagogy will focus on Educational Psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the Elementary level.

Note: (2) How to choose Language – I of AP-TET Paper-II:

The following Languages are offered under First Language in Secondary schools under the State Syllabus viz., Telugu, Urdu, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil and Sanskrit. A Candidate (other than Language Pandit candidate) has to choose one of these 7 Languages under Language I of TET, those candidates should have compulsorily studied that Language either as medium of study or First Language at least up to Class-X. The candidates who studied CBSE/ ICSE curriculum can choose the Language which they studied up to Class X. Language Pandit candidates have to choose the Language of their study in Pandit Training concerned under Language-I of TET Paper-II.

Note (3): The Language-II shall be English for all the candidates.

Note (4): For Paper II Mathematics & Science, questions will be as follows:-
(i) Mathematics                         30 MCQs (Content 24, Pedagogy 6)
(ii) Science                                 30 MCQs (Content 24, Pedagogy 6)
(a) Content – Physical Science -12 MCQs
(b) Content – Biological Science – 12 MCQs
(c) Science Pedagogy - 6 MCQs
Note (5): For Paper II Social Studies, the syllabus will cover the sectors namely, History, Geography, Civics and Economics. Out of 60 marks, 48 will be on Content and the remaining 12 on Pedagogy.
Note (6): For Paper II, the syllabi for TET of Mathematics, Sciences & Social Studies are based on topics of Classes VI to VIII. The difficulty standard of questions as well as their linkages could be up to Senior Secondary Level (12th class).
Note (7): The syllabi for Language I & II shall be based on proficiency in the Language, Elements of Language, Communication and Comprehension abilities (standard up to Senior Secondary Level (12th Class).
5. MEDIUM OF QUESTION PAPER:
The Question Paper shall be bilingual (i.e). English followed by the Language-I chosen by the candidates for all Languages except Sanskrit. For the candidates choosing Sanskrit, the questions shall be in Telugu followed by Sanskrit (Devanagari Script).
6. QUALIFYING MARKS IN TET, ISSUE OF MEMOs/ CERTIFICATES AND THEIR VALIDITY:
(a) The qualifying marks for different categories are as shown below:
SNO            Category    Pass Marks
1                 General      60% and above
2                 BC           50% and above
3                 SC / ST / Differently abled & Ex-Servicemen 40% and above
(b) The Director SCERT, Andhra Pradesh shall issue Memos/Pass Certificates to the candidates.
(c) The validity of Certificates shall be for a period of 7 years from the date of TET concerned as per CTET. A person who has qualified in TET examination may appear again for improving  his/her scores in subsequent years. The said certificates will be given in digital format.
(d) The Certificate shall contain the Name and Address of the Candidate, Registration No., Year/ Month of Award of Certificate, Marks obtained in each Paper, Class level of its validity (Class 1st to 5th, Class 6th to 8th or Both) and in case of Classes 6th to 8th, the Subject Area (Mathematics, Science and Social studies) etc., The Certificate may be Electronically generated with adequate security features to avoid any kind of malpractice.

(d) Differently abled candidates with at least 40% of handicap only shall be considered in respect of Visually and Orthopedically Handicapped. With regard to Hearing Impaired candidates, a minimum of 75% handicap shall be considered.

7. APPLICABILITY:
The AP- TET shall apply to all the Schools referred to in Clause(n) of Section 2 of the RTE Act. However, a School referred to in Sub-Clause(iv) of Clause(n) of Section 2 of the RTE Act, may  exercise the option of considering either the TET conducted by the Central Government or the AP- TET.
8. WEIGHTAGE OF TET SCORES IN THE TEACHER RECRUITMENT OF THE STATE:
A 20% Weightage to TET scores shall be provided in the Teacher Recruitment of the State Government, balance 80% weightage will be for Written Test in Teacher Recruitment Test (TRT) based on which selection lists shall be prepared.

However, mere qualifying the TET would not confer a right on any person for recruitment/ employment as it is only one of the eligibility criteria for Teacher appointment.
9. EXEMPTION FROM PASSING TET:
Teachers who were appointed before NCTE notification dt:23.08.2010 by the Competent Authority in Govt./ Local Authority as per Recruitment Rules prevalent at that time are exempted from appearing for TET. However, Teachers working in Private Schools whose appointments were not approved by the Competent Authority are not exempted from passing TET. Such Teachers of Private Unaided Schools shall appear for TET conducted by either the State Government or Central Government. In respect of non approved Teachers working in Private Aided Schools, they shall invariably appear for TET conducted by the State Government only.
10. CONSTITUTION OF TET COMMITTEE:
A TET Committee shall be constituted with the following composition for smooth conduct of AP-TET:-
1. Commissioner of School Education, Andhra Pradesh  - Chairman
2. Director of SCERT, Andhra Pradesh                            - Member
3. Joint Director (TET), Office of the Commissioner of
School Education, Andhra Pradesh                                   - Member-Convenor
4. Director of Government Examinations                        - Member
5. Joint Director (Services), Office of the Commissioner of
School Education, Andhra Pradesh                                - Member

The Committee is empowered to take decisions on the Schedule for conduct of TET with calendar of activities, logistics for conduct of TET, issue of Notification, prescribing of qualifications and qualifying criteria etc.,. Issues that arise on conduct of TET and is responsible for the overall supervision of the conduct of TET.
11. CREATION OF TET CELL:
A TET Cell shall be created with the following staff to man and conduct the APTET in accordance with the decisions taken by the TET Committee.
1. Nodal Officer & Ex-Officio Commissioner, TET
2. Deputy Commissioner / Deputy Director - One (On deputation)
3. Assistant Commissioner / Assistant Director – One (On deputation)
4. Superintendent – One (on deputation)
5. Outsourcing Staff: Data Processing Officer – One
                                   Data Entry Operators - Two
                                   Office Subordinates - Two
· A separate account shall be opened for the purpose of depositing the examination fee paid by the candidates in TET Funds and the Accounts shall be audited every year by a Chartered Accountant.
· The Committee is authorized to conduct TET in an effective manner assisted by field functionaries viz. RJDSEs, DEOs, etc. He/ She shall take up pre and post examination activities scrupulously as per the Guidelines and Schedule for every TET decided by the TET Committee. He/ She shall formulate a detailed procedure and lay down instructions for conducting TET. The DEO shall be the Officer responsible to conduct TET in the Districts under the overall supervision of the District Collectors.
· The maintenance of records like examination material, non-examination material shall be up to 6 months from the date of TET, except where legal cases are involved.
12. NO ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL COMMITTEMENT TO GOVERNMENT:
There shall be no additional financial commitment to Government on account of conduct of TET. Salaries for TET Cell staff, maintenance of TET Cell, conveyance, processing of results etc., shall be met from TET funds only.
13. FREQUENCY OF CONDUCT OF TET:
TET shall be conducted twice in a year; one in the months June/July and the other on the months of October/November. There shall be no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take for acquiring the TET Certificate.

14. PROCESS FOR CONDUCT OF TET
(a) The Government of Andhra Pradesh is keen on the utilization of Information Technology for automation of various activities related to government departments to ensure accuracy and transparency. The senior officials of the government academic and technical personnel under the chairmanship of the Hon'ble Minister for HRD have unanimously resolved to switch over from the conventional paper based examination to the system of Computer Based Test (CBT) for all Common Entrance Tests (CETs) to be conducted from the Academic Year 2017-18 onwards.

COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT):
In order to bring in utmost transparency and accuracy in the conduct of examinations, it is decided to conduct Computer Based Test (C-TET) on the lines of DEECET, EAMCET, etc as per the recommendations of the Commissioner of School Education, A.P., Amaravati. The TET as CBT shall be conducted in order to do away with the present cumbersome process that involves large human contingent and the consequent expenditure involved.
The Commissioner of School Education, A.P., Amaravati shall ensure that the age old practice of pre and post examination work is dispensed with after adapting the TET as CBT on the lines of DEECET, EAMCET, etc.

(b) The Computer Based Test (CBT) involves pre-examination work viz. registration of candidates and application processing, identification of test centers as approved by the Technical Team of the Convener, Test Centers management and generation of hall tickets followed by development of error- free question paper sets / bank and its management, and also creation of awareness to the Candidate about CBT by means of conduct of mock tests and preparatory test. The examination management includes digitalization and secured transfer of the question paper to the test centers, conduct of test, processing of scores and generation of ranks as per the G.Os of the respective CETs.

(c) PROCESS INVOLVED IN COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT):
1) The agency identified by the Commissioner of School Education shall design, develop and host the web based secured application form for Department and accept applications.
2) Integration with Payment Gateway for online fee payment.
3) Creating Login ID and Password for candidate.
4) Test Centers should be identified by the agency and should meet rigorous compliance process. The Test centers should also be completely secured & sanitized to prevent any malpractices.

5) Standard test centers used for prestigious nationwide competitive exams like IIT JEE Main, IIT GATE, IIM CAT, RRB, IBPS etc should be utilized for APTET Exam.

(d) CONSTITUTION OF EXAMINATION CENTRES FOR TET:
(i) The identification of Examination centers is the sole responsibility of the Agency which is entrusted to conduct A.P. TET as Computer Based Test (CBT). The identified centers should be confirmed by the TET Committee.
(ii) Each Centre should be equipped with good accommodation, furniture and computer infrastructure. Each Centre shall have a capacity to accommodate 5000 candidates in a single session.
(iii) The Centers in the District shall be identified in District Head Quarters, Municipalities, Revenue and Mandal Division Headquarters only.
15. The Government shall have powers to make Rules, issue Clarifications and Guidelines which may arise in regard to the implementation of these Guidelines.

16. LEGAL DISPUTES:
All legal disputes with regard to the conduct of TET shall be subject to the Jurisdiction of the Courts located in the State of Andhra Pradesh only. The Commissioner of School Education, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati and Director, SCERT, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati shall take necessary action accordingly.


(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
ADITYANATH DAS, IAS
SPECIAL CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT




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 GO 91 ||  Guidelines for conducting Andhra Pradesh State Teacher Eligibility Test (AP-TET)
GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH

School Education – Guidelines for conducting Andhra Pradesh State Teacher Eligibility Test
(AP-TET) under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE), 2009 –
Orders – Issued.

SCHOOL EDUCATION (EXAMS) DEPARTMENT
G.O.Ms.No. 91     Dated: 11-12-2017.
Read the following
1. RTE Act-2009, of Ministry of Law and Justice, Govt. of India, dt.27.08.2009.
2. NCTE Gazette Notification, dt.23.8.2010
3. NCTE, Guidelines for conduct of TET communicated vide Lr.No.76-4/2010/Acad,dt.11.2.2011.
4. NCTE Gazette Notification, dt.29.7.2011.
5. G.O.Ms.No.51, School Education (Genl.) Dept., dt.16.4.2011.
6. G.O.Ms.No.70, School Education (Genl.) Dept., dt.06.6.2011.
7. G.O.Ms.No.102, Education (SE.Genl.II) Dept., dt.28.7.2011.
8. G.O.Ms.No.256, Finance (SMPC-I) Dept., dt.8.12.2011.
9. G.O.Ms.No.4, Edn. (Ser.II) Dept., dt.09.01.2012.
10. G.O.Ms.No.38, School Education (Exam) Dept, dt:19.11.2014
11. G.O.Ms.No.92, General Administration (Services-A) Dept., dt.13-04-2016.
12. G.O. Ms. No.4, Higher Education (EC) Department, dt:17-01-2017
13. From the Commissioner of School Education, Andhra Pradesh
Lr. Rc.No 200/TRC-1/2017, dt:13.07.2017.
*****
O R D E R:
In the reference 1st read above, Govt. of India have enacted RTE Act, 2009 on 27.08.2009 titled “The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education”. In accordance with the provision of Sub-Section (1) of section 23 of the RTE Act, National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE), New Delhi has laid down minimum qualifications for a person to be eligible for appointment as a Teacher for Classes I to VIII in its Principal Notification dated 23rd August, 2010 and amendments issued thereon. The minimum qualifications include a Pass in Teacher Eligibility Test (TET). Pursuant to the said Guidelines, it has been decided to conduct Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) at least once every year for all persons, who aspire to become Teachers for Classes I to VIII in all Schools (Govt. / ZP / MP / Municipal /Recognized Pvt. Aided & Pvt. Un-Aided etc.,) in the State of Andhra Pradesh.

2. As per NCTE guidelines para (1) clearance of TET is mandatory for all those aspiring to be Teachers in Private or Government Managed Schools this is to ensure National Standards and benchmark of Teacher quality in the recruitment process.

3. In the reference 10th read above, the orders were issued for conduct of Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) cum Teachers Recruitment Test for the Posts of teachers. However based on the proposal submitted in the reference 13th read above by the Commissioner of School Education, A.P, Amaravati for conducting Computer Based Test (CBT) for Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test, Government has decided to conduct APTET exam.

4. In the reference 11th read above, Government have permitted the A.P.Public Service Commission to introduce the system of computer based examinations in the State of Andhra Pradesh and also accorded administrative sanction for entering Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with A.P. Online basing on the rates fixed.

5. In the reference 12th read above, the Government permitted the A.P. State Council of Higher Education to introduce the Computer Based Test for conducting of APCETs from 2017 onwards and also accorded administrative sanction for entering Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with TCS.

6. Government after careful examination of the proposals of the Commissioner of School Education, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati hereby issue the following Guidelines/ Instructions for conduct of Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) as Computer Based Test(CBT) in supersession of the guidelines issued earlier in this regard.
7. The following guidelines shall be followed for conduct of APTET:-

1. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR CANDIDATES FOR APPEARING AP-TET:
The candidates at the time of applying for AP-TET should be in possession of the following minimum qualifications prescribed for category of I to V classes (Paper- I) and VI to VIII classes (Paper - II) separately.

2. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR AP - TET PAPER - I (CLASSES I TO V):
a) Intermediate / Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks. However in case of SC/ ST/ BC/ Differently Abled candidates, the minimum marks shall be 45%. AND pass in 2 - year Diploma in Elementary Education / 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education (B.El.Ed.) / 2 - year Diploma in Education (Special Education).
(OR)
b) Intermediate / Senior Secondary (or its equivalent) with at least 45% marks. In respect of SC/ ST/ BC/ Differently Abled candidates, the minimum marks shall be 40%. AND pass in 2 - year Diploma in Elementary Education / 4-year Bachelor of Elementary Education.
(B.El.Ed.) / 2 - year Diploma in Education (Special Education) in case of the candidates, who have passed or admitted to D.El.Ed / D.Ed., course prior to issue of these guidelines.

3. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR AP-TET PAPER - II (CLASSES VI TO VIII):
a) B.A./B.Sc./B.Com., with at least 50% marks. In case of SC/ST/BC/Differently Abled candidates, the minimum marks shall be 45%. AND pass in Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) course / Bachelor of Education (B.Ed -Special Education).
(OR)
b) B.A./B.Sc./B.Com., with at least 50% marks. In respect of SC/ ST/ BC/ Differently Abled candidates, the minimum marks shall be 40%. AND pass in Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) course / Bachelor of Education (B.Ed -Special Education) in case of the candidates, who have passed or admitted to B.Ed., course prior to issue of these guidelines.
(OR)
c) 4-year B.A.Ed/B.Sc.Ed., with at least 50% marks, in case of SC/ ST/ BC/ Differently Abled candidates, the minimum marks shall be 45%.
(OR)
d) Graduation with Language concerned as one of the Optional Subjects (OR) Bachelor of Oriental Language (or its equivalent) (OR) Graduation in Literature (OR) Post Graduation in Language concerned AND Language Pandit Training Certificate/ B.Ed with Language concerned as one of the Methodologies, in respect of Language Teachers.
Note:- 1. The candidates, who are appearing in the final year of Bachelor of Education (OR)
Diploma in Elementary Education etc., are also eligible to appear for TET exam subject to the condition that the candidates cannot appear for DSC with this TET certificate, unless the candidates acquire requisite qualification.

2. A Diploma/ Degree course in Teacher Education recognized by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) only shall be considered. However in case of Diploma in Education (Special Education) and B.Ed. (Special Education), a course recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) only shall be considered.

3. Intermediate qualification of Board of Intermediate Education (BIE) of Andhra Pradesh State or its equivalent as recognized by BIE, Andhra Pradesh State only shall be considered. So also the Bachelor’s Degree of a University Recognized by UGC only shall be considered.
4. STRUCTURE AND CONTENT OF TET:-
The structure and content of the TET is given in the following paragraphs. All questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), each carrying One Mark, with four alternatives out of which One Answer will be correct. There will be no Negative Marking. There will be Two Papers for the TET Paper-I will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes I to V, Paper-II will be for a person who intends to be a teacher for Classes VI to VIII. A person who intends to be a Teacher either for Classes I to V or for Classes VI to VIII shall have to appear in both Papers (Paper I and Paper II).

 (a) Paper- I : No. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) – 150
 Duration of Examination: 2 hours and 30 minutes:

Structure and Content (all compulsory)
i) Child Development and Pedagogy       30 MCQs   30 Marks
ii) Language I                                           30 MCQs   30 Marks
iii) Language II (English)                         30 MCQs   30 Marks
iv) Mathematics                                        30 MCQs   30 Marks
v) Environmental Studies                         30 MCQs    30 Marks
Total                                                         150 MCQs  150 Marks

Note (1): The test items on Child Development & Pedagogy will focus on Educational
Psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the primary level.
Note (2): How to choose language – I of AP-TET Paper-I: The following languages are offered under First Language in the Schools under the State Syllabus viz., Telugu, Urdu, Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil and Gujarathi. A Candidate has to choose one of these 8 Languages under Language-I of TET, those candidates should have compulsorily studied that Language either as medium of study or as First Language at least up to Class X. The candidates who studied CBSE/ ICSE curriculum can choose the Language which they studied up to Class X.

Note (3): The Language-II shall be English for all the candidates.

Note (4): The syllabi for Mathematics & Environmental Studies are designed on the basis of topics of Classes I to V. The difficulty standard as well as linkages of content/topics could be up to Secondary Stage (up to Class X) for testing. The test items in Mathematics and Environmental Studies will contain Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) not only on Content but also on Pedagogy.

In Mathematics, 24 MCQs will be on Content and 6 MCQs on Pedagogy. Similarly, in Environmental Studies 24 MCQs will be on Content and 6 MCQs on Pedagogy

Note (5): The syllabi for Language I & II shall be based on Proficiency in the Language, Elements of Language, Communication and Comprehension abilities (standard up to Class X level).
Note (6): For 30 MCQs under Language I & II, each shall include 6 questions on Pedagogy of a Language.
Note (7): The detailed syllabus for all subjects shall be the designed by the SCERT and the same shall be issued along with the Notification.
(b) Paper II: No. of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)– 150:
Duration of Examination: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Structure and Content
i) Child Development and Pedagogy     30 MCQs 30 Marks
ii) Language I                                         30 MCQs 30 Marks
iii) Language II (English)                      30 MCQs 30 Marks
iv) (a) For Mathematics & Science Teachers:
Mathematics and Science                       60 MCQs 60 Marks
(b) For Social Studies Teacher               60 MCQs 60 Marks
(c) For any other Teacher – Either (iv)(a) or (iv)(b)
TOTAL                                                   150 MCQs 150 Marks
Note: (1) The test items on Child Development & Pedagogy will focus on Educational Psychology of teaching and learning relevant to the Elementary level.

Note: (2) How to choose Language – I of AP-TET Paper-II:

The following Languages are offered under First Language in Secondary schools under the State Syllabus viz., Telugu, Urdu, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil and Sanskrit. A Candidate (other than Language Pandit candidate) has to choose one of these 7 Languages under Language I of TET, those candidates should have compulsorily studied that Language either as medium of study or First Language at least up to Class-X. The candidates who studied CBSE/ ICSE curriculum can choose the Language which they studied up to Class X. Language Pandit candidates have to choose the Language of their study in Pandit Training concerned under Language-I of TET Paper-II.

Note (3): The Language-II shall be English for all the candidates.

Note (4): For Paper II Mathematics & Science, questions will be as follows:-
(i) Mathematics                         30 MCQs (Content 24, Pedagogy 6)
(ii) Science                                 30 MCQs (Content 24, Pedagogy 6)
(a) Content – Physical Science -12 MCQs
(b) Content – Biological Science – 12 MCQs
(c) Science Pedagogy - 6 MCQs
Note (5): For Paper II Social Studies, the syllabus will cover the sectors namely, History, Geography, Civics and Economics. Out of 60 marks, 48 will be on Content and the remaining 12 on Pedagogy.
Note (6): For Paper II, the syllabi for TET of Mathematics, Sciences & Social Studies are based on topics of Classes VI to VIII. The difficulty standard of questions as well as their linkages could be up to Senior Secondary Level (12th class).
Note (7): The syllabi for Language I & II shall be based on proficiency in the Language, Elements of Language, Communication and Comprehension abilities (standard up to Senior Secondary Level (12th Class).
5. MEDIUM OF QUESTION PAPER:
The Question Paper shall be bilingual (i.e). English followed by the Language-I chosen by the candidates for all Languages except Sanskrit. For the candidates choosing Sanskrit, the questions shall be in Telugu followed by Sanskrit (Devanagari Script).
6. QUALIFYING MARKS IN TET, ISSUE OF MEMOs/ CERTIFICATES AND THEIR VALIDITY:
(a) The qualifying marks for different categories are as shown below:
SNO            Category    Pass Marks
1                 General      60% and above
2                 BC           50% and above
3                 SC / ST / Differently abled & Ex-Servicemen 40% and above
(b) The Director SCERT, Andhra Pradesh shall issue Memos/Pass Certificates to the candidates.
(c) The validity of Certificates shall be for a period of 7 years from the date of TET concerned as per CTET. A person who has qualified in TET examination may appear again for improving  his/her scores in subsequent years. The said certificates will be given in digital format.
(d) The Certificate shall contain the Name and Address of the Candidate, Registration No., Year/ Month of Award of Certificate, Marks obtained in each Paper, Class level of its validity (Class 1st to 5th, Class 6th to 8th or Both) and in case of Classes 6th to 8th, the Subject Area (Mathematics, Science and Social studies) etc., The Certificate may be Electronically generated with adequate security features to avoid any kind of malpractice.

(d) Differently abled candidates with at least 40% of handicap only shall be considered in respect of Visually and Orthopedically Handicapped. With regard to Hearing Impaired candidates, a minimum of 75% handicap shall be considered.

7. APPLICABILITY:
The AP- TET shall apply to all the Schools referred to in Clause(n) of Section 2 of the RTE Act. However, a School referred to in Sub-Clause(iv) of Clause(n) of Section 2 of the RTE Act, may  exercise the option of considering either the TET conducted by the Central Government or the AP- TET.
8. WEIGHTAGE OF TET SCORES IN THE TEACHER RECRUITMENT OF THE STATE:
A 20% Weightage to TET scores shall be provided in the Teacher Recruitment of the State Government, balance 80% weightage will be for Written Test in Teacher Recruitment Test (TRT) based on which selection lists shall be prepared.

However, mere qualifying the TET would not confer a right on any person for recruitment/ employment as it is only one of the eligibility criteria for Teacher appointment.
9. EXEMPTION FROM PASSING TET:
Teachers who were appointed before NCTE notification dt:23.08.2010 by the Competent Authority in Govt./ Local Authority as per Recruitment Rules prevalent at that time are exempted from appearing for TET. However, Teachers working in Private Schools whose appointments were not approved by the Competent Authority are not exempted from passing TET. Such Teachers of Private Unaided Schools shall appear for TET conducted by either the State Government or Central Government. In respect of non approved Teachers working in Private Aided Schools, they shall invariably appear for TET conducted by the State Government only.
10. CONSTITUTION OF TET COMMITTEE:
A TET Committee shall be constituted with the following composition for smooth conduct of AP-TET:-
1. Commissioner of School Education, Andhra Pradesh  - Chairman
2. Director of SCERT, Andhra Pradesh                            - Member
3. Joint Director (TET), Office of the Commissioner of
School Education, Andhra Pradesh                                   - Member-Convenor
4. Director of Government Examinations                        - Member
5. Joint Director (Services), Office of the Commissioner of
School Education, Andhra Pradesh                                - Member

The Committee is empowered to take decisions on the Schedule for conduct of TET with calendar of activities, logistics for conduct of TET, issue of Notification, prescribing of qualifications and qualifying criteria etc.,. Issues that arise on conduct of TET and is responsible for the overall supervision of the conduct of TET.
11. CREATION OF TET CELL:
A TET Cell shall be created with the following staff to man and conduct the APTET in accordance with the decisions taken by the TET Committee.
1. Nodal Officer & Ex-Officio Commissioner, TET
2. Deputy Commissioner / Deputy Director - One (On deputation)
3. Assistant Commissioner / Assistant Director – One (On deputation)
4. Superintendent – One (on deputation)
5. Outsourcing Staff: Data Processing Officer – One
                                   Data Entry Operators - Two
                                   Office Subordinates - Two
· A separate account shall be opened for the purpose of depositing the examination fee paid by the candidates in TET Funds and the Accounts shall be audited every year by a Chartered Accountant.
· The Committee is authorized to conduct TET in an effective manner assisted by field functionaries viz. RJDSEs, DEOs, etc. He/ She shall take up pre and post examination activities scrupulously as per the Guidelines and Schedule for every TET decided by the TET Committee. He/ She shall formulate a detailed procedure and lay down instructions for conducting TET. The DEO shall be the Officer responsible to conduct TET in the Districts under the overall supervision of the District Collectors.
· The maintenance of records like examination material, non-examination material shall be up to 6 months from the date of TET, except where legal cases are involved.
12. NO ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL COMMITTEMENT TO GOVERNMENT:
There shall be no additional financial commitment to Government on account of conduct of TET. Salaries for TET Cell staff, maintenance of TET Cell, conveyance, processing of results etc., shall be met from TET funds only.
13. FREQUENCY OF CONDUCT OF TET:
TET shall be conducted twice in a year; one in the months June/July and the other on the months of October/November. There shall be no restriction on the number of attempts a person can take for acquiring the TET Certificate.

14. PROCESS FOR CONDUCT OF TET
(a) The Government of Andhra Pradesh is keen on the utilization of Information Technology for automation of various activities related to government departments to ensure accuracy and transparency. The senior officials of the government academic and technical personnel under the chairmanship of the Hon'ble Minister for HRD have unanimously resolved to switch over from the conventional paper based examination to the system of Computer Based Test (CBT) for all Common Entrance Tests (CETs) to be conducted from the Academic Year 2017-18 onwards.

COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT):
In order to bring in utmost transparency and accuracy in the conduct of examinations, it is decided to conduct Computer Based Test (C-TET) on the lines of DEECET, EAMCET, etc as per the recommendations of the Commissioner of School Education, A.P., Amaravati. The TET as CBT shall be conducted in order to do away with the present cumbersome process that involves large human contingent and the consequent expenditure involved.
The Commissioner of School Education, A.P., Amaravati shall ensure that the age old practice of pre and post examination work is dispensed with after adapting the TET as CBT on the lines of DEECET, EAMCET, etc.

(b) The Computer Based Test (CBT) involves pre-examination work viz. registration of candidates and application processing, identification of test centers as approved by the Technical Team of the Convener, Test Centers management and generation of hall tickets followed by development of error- free question paper sets / bank and its management, and also creation of awareness to the Candidate about CBT by means of conduct of mock tests and preparatory test. The examination management includes digitalization and secured transfer of the question paper to the test centers, conduct of test, processing of scores and generation of ranks as per the G.Os of the respective CETs.

(c) PROCESS INVOLVED IN COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT):
1) The agency identified by the Commissioner of School Education shall design, develop and host the web based secured application form for Department and accept applications.
2) Integration with Payment Gateway for online fee payment.
3) Creating Login ID and Password for candidate.
4) Test Centers should be identified by the agency and should meet rigorous compliance process. The Test centers should also be completely secured & sanitized to prevent any malpractices.

5) Standard test centers used for prestigious nationwide competitive exams like IIT JEE Main, IIT GATE, IIM CAT, RRB, IBPS etc should be utilized for APTET Exam.

(d) CONSTITUTION OF EXAMINATION CENTRES FOR TET:
(i) The identification of Examination centers is the sole responsibility of the Agency which is entrusted to conduct A.P. TET as Computer Based Test (CBT). The identified centers should be confirmed by the TET Committee.
(ii) Each Centre should be equipped with good accommodation, furniture and computer infrastructure. Each Centre shall have a capacity to accommodate 5000 candidates in a single session.
(iii) The Centers in the District shall be identified in District Head Quarters, Municipalities, Revenue and Mandal Division Headquarters only.
15. The Government shall have powers to make Rules, issue Clarifications and Guidelines which may arise in regard to the implementation of these Guidelines.

16. LEGAL DISPUTES:
All legal disputes with regard to the conduct of TET shall be subject to the Jurisdiction of the Courts located in the State of Andhra Pradesh only. The Commissioner of School Education, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati and Director, SCERT, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati shall take necessary action accordingly.


(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
ADITYANATH DAS, IAS
SPECIAL CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT




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Monday, 11 December 2017

AP GO 2752 || Disciplinary Cases – Action to be taken by the authorities concerned for filing charge sheet in Court of Law and Dismissal of employees convicted by Court

GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH

Services – Disciplinary Cases – Action to be taken by the authorities concerned for filing charge sheet in Court of Law and Dismissal of employees convicted by Court, Reinstatement of employees under suspension etc., - Certain Instructions – Issued.
General Administration (Services.C) Department

G.O.RT.No. 2752 Dated: 11-12-2017

Read the following:-
1. Memo No:2358/Ser.C/74-1, GA (Ser.C) Dept., Dt:05.02.1975
2. Memo No.1718/Ser.C/75-1, GA(Ser.C) Dept., Dt:22.11.1975
3. Memo.No.169/Ser.C/77-8, GA (Ser.C) Deptt., Dt.10.2.1978.
4. Clr.Memo.No.3824/Ser.C/98-2,GA (Ser.C) Deptt., Dt.9.2.1998.
5. G.O.Ms.No.2, G.A.(Ser) Department, Dt:4-1-1999.
6. Minutes of the Secretaries Conference held by the Chief Secretary on 25.10.2017, A.P. Secretariat, Velagapudi.

ORDER:

Where as, in the references read above, Government have issued instructions inter alia, that:-
I) that every effort should be made to file the charge sheet in court or serve it on the Government servant, as the case may be, within 3 months of the date of suspension and in cases in which it would not be possible to do so, the matter should be reported to the next higher authority explaining the reasons for the delay;
II) that in cases which do not require consultation with the Vigilance Commission or the APPSC, a final decision on the enquiry report should be taken within a period of 3 months at least, and where it is not possible to adhere to this time limit, a report should be submitted to the next higher authority indicating the additional period within which a case is likely to be disposed of and the reason for the same. In cases requiring consultation with the VC and the APPSC, every effort should be made to ensure that such cases are disposed of as quickly as possible;
2. In the Memo. 2nd read above, instructions were issued to Heads of Departments and District Collectors that the officers convicted in criminal cases should normally be dismissed from service and it is not necessary either to await the outcome of an appeal or the expiry of the appeal time, where an appeal may have been preferred. The said instructions have been reiterated from time to time in the references read above.
3. Further, with regard to ACB cases, following action points emerged out of Secretaries Conference held by the Chief Secretary on 25.10.2017 at 3.30 PM AP Secretariat, Velagapudi, are hereunder: -
(a) It must be ensured that Charge Sheet is filed in the Court of Law within 90 days of registration of the claim.
(b) It was noticed that in many cases the persons have been convicted but dismissal order is not issued. Dismissal order should be issued within a reasonable time preferably within two months from the date of receipt of the conviction order.
(c) The Officers who have been trapped and reinstated should not be posted in
focal positions even on FAC basis also.
4. Government, after careful examination of the matter, while reiterating the earlier instructions as read above, hereby direct all the Departments of Secretariat, Heads of Departments and the authorities concerned that:
(a) It must be ensured that Charge Sheet is filed in the Court of Law within 90 Days of registration of the Case.
(b) Dismissal order should be issued against the employees convicted by the Courts within a reasonable time preferably within two months from the date of receipt of the conviction order and it is not necessary either to await the outcome of an appeal or the expiry of the appeal time, where an appeal may have been preferred.
(c) The Accused Officers / Charged Officers who have been suspended in all A.C.B. cases as well as serious allegations, and on reinstatement, they should not be posted in Focal positions even on FAC basis also, till disposal of their cases.
5. All the Departments of Secretariat, Heads of Departments and the Authorities shall follow the above orders scrupulously and strictly.

(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
DINESH KUMAR
CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT

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GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH

Services – Disciplinary Cases – Action to be taken by the authorities concerned for filing charge sheet in Court of Law and Dismissal of employees convicted by Court, Reinstatement of employees under suspension etc., - Certain Instructions – Issued.
General Administration (Services.C) Department

G.O.RT.No. 2752 Dated: 11-12-2017

Read the following:-
1. Memo No:2358/Ser.C/74-1, GA (Ser.C) Dept., Dt:05.02.1975
2. Memo No.1718/Ser.C/75-1, GA(Ser.C) Dept., Dt:22.11.1975
3. Memo.No.169/Ser.C/77-8, GA (Ser.C) Deptt., Dt.10.2.1978.
4. Clr.Memo.No.3824/Ser.C/98-2,GA (Ser.C) Deptt., Dt.9.2.1998.
5. G.O.Ms.No.2, G.A.(Ser) Department, Dt:4-1-1999.
6. Minutes of the Secretaries Conference held by the Chief Secretary on 25.10.2017, A.P. Secretariat, Velagapudi.

ORDER:

Where as, in the references read above, Government have issued instructions inter alia, that:-
I) that every effort should be made to file the charge sheet in court or serve it on the Government servant, as the case may be, within 3 months of the date of suspension and in cases in which it would not be possible to do so, the matter should be reported to the next higher authority explaining the reasons for the delay;
II) that in cases which do not require consultation with the Vigilance Commission or the APPSC, a final decision on the enquiry report should be taken within a period of 3 months at least, and where it is not possible to adhere to this time limit, a report should be submitted to the next higher authority indicating the additional period within which a case is likely to be disposed of and the reason for the same. In cases requiring consultation with the VC and the APPSC, every effort should be made to ensure that such cases are disposed of as quickly as possible;
2. In the Memo. 2nd read above, instructions were issued to Heads of Departments and District Collectors that the officers convicted in criminal cases should normally be dismissed from service and it is not necessary either to await the outcome of an appeal or the expiry of the appeal time, where an appeal may have been preferred. The said instructions have been reiterated from time to time in the references read above.
3. Further, with regard to ACB cases, following action points emerged out of Secretaries Conference held by the Chief Secretary on 25.10.2017 at 3.30 PM AP Secretariat, Velagapudi, are hereunder: -
(a) It must be ensured that Charge Sheet is filed in the Court of Law within 90 days of registration of the claim.
(b) It was noticed that in many cases the persons have been convicted but dismissal order is not issued. Dismissal order should be issued within a reasonable time preferably within two months from the date of receipt of the conviction order.
(c) The Officers who have been trapped and reinstated should not be posted in
focal positions even on FAC basis also.
4. Government, after careful examination of the matter, while reiterating the earlier instructions as read above, hereby direct all the Departments of Secretariat, Heads of Departments and the authorities concerned that:
(a) It must be ensured that Charge Sheet is filed in the Court of Law within 90 Days of registration of the Case.
(b) Dismissal order should be issued against the employees convicted by the Courts within a reasonable time preferably within two months from the date of receipt of the conviction order and it is not necessary either to await the outcome of an appeal or the expiry of the appeal time, where an appeal may have been preferred.
(c) The Accused Officers / Charged Officers who have been suspended in all A.C.B. cases as well as serious allegations, and on reinstatement, they should not be posted in Focal positions even on FAC basis also, till disposal of their cases.
5. All the Departments of Secretariat, Heads of Departments and the Authorities shall follow the above orders scrupulously and strictly.

(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
DINESH KUMAR
CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT

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Memo No D4/13188/2013 || NPS - CPS - Grievances pending - Resolution of grievances under Central Grievance Management System (CGMS)

0/0 The Director of Treasuries and Accounts,
Andhra Pradesh - Amaravati @ Ibrahimpatnam.

Memo No.D4/13188/2013 Dated 08th December’2011

Sub:- NATIONAL PENSION SYSTEM - Contributory Pension Scheme - Grievances
pending - Resolution of grievances under Central Grievance Management
System (CGMS) - Regarding.

All the Deputy Directors of District Treasuries in the State are informed that, PFRDA (Redressal of Subscriber Grievance) Regulations. 2015. laid down clear guidelines with respect to redressal of subscriber grievances. As per the provision of regulation No.6 of the PFRDA (Redressal of Subscriber Grievance) Regulations, 2015, every grievance should be disposed-off within a period of thirty (30) days of its receipt and a final reply should be furnished to the subscriber (complainant) with the details of resolution. If the subscriber is not satisfied with the redressal of his grievances (or) if the grievance has not been resolved by the entity within the stipulated time, he / she can escalate the same to the NPS Trust and further to the Ombudsman by the subscriber as per the provision of regulartion.10 of the PFRDA (Redressal of Subscriber Grievance) Regulations. 2015. If the grievance Is not resolved within the stipulated timeframe. the Ombudsman has the power to give directions; or orders as considered appropriate Including compensation and Interest upto sum of Rupees Ten Lakhs (v.10 Lakhs) as per the provision of regulation No.25 of the PFRDA (Redressal of Subscriber Grievance) Regulations. 2015. The outstanding grievances in Central Grievance Management System are a potential source of escalation and may lead to adverse situation. So many subscriber grievances are pending disposals with Treasury Officers more than 30 days. Therefore, they are directed to  advice all the treasury officers under theirjurisdiction to dispose the pending grievances immediately,  keeping in view of the attendant penal provisions, so as to avoid imposition of any penalty.

Sd/- Dr. A. Siva Prasad,
Director of Treasuries and Accounts (i/c).

Memo No D4/13188/2013 || NPS - CPS - Grievances pending - Resolution of grievances under Central Grievance Management System (CGMS)
0/0 The Director of Treasuries and Accounts,
Andhra Pradesh - Amaravati @ Ibrahimpatnam.

Memo No.D4/13188/2013 Dated 08th December’2011

Sub:- NATIONAL PENSION SYSTEM - Contributory Pension Scheme - Grievances
pending - Resolution of grievances under Central Grievance Management
System (CGMS) - Regarding.

All the Deputy Directors of District Treasuries in the State are informed that, PFRDA (Redressal of Subscriber Grievance) Regulations. 2015. laid down clear guidelines with respect to redressal of subscriber grievances. As per the provision of regulation No.6 of the PFRDA (Redressal of Subscriber Grievance) Regulations, 2015, every grievance should be disposed-off within a period of thirty (30) days of its receipt and a final reply should be furnished to the subscriber (complainant) with the details of resolution. If the subscriber is not satisfied with the redressal of his grievances (or) if the grievance has not been resolved by the entity within the stipulated time, he / she can escalate the same to the NPS Trust and further to the Ombudsman by the subscriber as per the provision of regulartion.10 of the PFRDA (Redressal of Subscriber Grievance) Regulations. 2015. If the grievance Is not resolved within the stipulated timeframe. the Ombudsman has the power to give directions; or orders as considered appropriate Including compensation and Interest upto sum of Rupees Ten Lakhs (v.10 Lakhs) as per the provision of regulation No.25 of the PFRDA (Redressal of Subscriber Grievance) Regulations. 2015. The outstanding grievances in Central Grievance Management System are a potential source of escalation and may lead to adverse situation. So many subscriber grievances are pending disposals with Treasury Officers more than 30 days. Therefore, they are directed to  advice all the treasury officers under theirjurisdiction to dispose the pending grievances immediately,  keeping in view of the attendant penal provisions, so as to avoid imposition of any penalty.

Sd/- Dr. A. Siva Prasad,
Director of Treasuries and Accounts (i/c).

Memo No D4/13188/2013 || NPS - CPS - Grievances pending - Resolution of grievances under Central Grievance Management System (CGMS)

Rc No 162 || The Andhra Pradesh Study Languages in School Education Rules, 2003 - Amendments - Orders Issued

PROCEEDING OF THE COMMISSIONER OF SCHOOL EDUCATION
ANDHRA PRADESH :: AMARAVATI.
Present: K Sandhya Rani I.Po.S

Rc. No. 162/A & I/2014      Dated: 08.12.2017

Sub:- School Education - The Andhra Pradesh Study Languages in School Education Rules, 2003 - Amendments - Orders Issued - Communicated -Reg.

Read:- G.O. Ms. 90 School Education (EXAMS) Dept., Dt: 28-11-2017

While communicating a copy of the Government Order in the reference read above, all the Regional Joint Directors of School Education and District Educational Officer in the State are requested to take necessary further action in the matter as desired by the Government.

Encl: As Above

K SANDHYA RANI
COMMISSIONER OF SCHOOL EDUCATION

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PROCEEDING OF THE COMMISSIONER OF SCHOOL EDUCATION
ANDHRA PRADESH :: AMARAVATI.
Present: K Sandhya Rani I.Po.S

Rc. No. 162/A & I/2014      Dated: 08.12.2017

Sub:- School Education - The Andhra Pradesh Study Languages in School Education Rules, 2003 - Amendments - Orders Issued - Communicated -Reg.

Read:- G.O. Ms. 90 School Education (EXAMS) Dept., Dt: 28-11-2017

While communicating a copy of the Government Order in the reference read above, all the Regional Joint Directors of School Education and District Educational Officer in the State are requested to take necessary further action in the matter as desired by the Government.

Encl: As Above

K SANDHYA RANI
COMMISSIONER OF SCHOOL EDUCATION

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Friday, 8 December 2017

Application (s) for willing to work in the 0/o of the Director, RMSA on deputation basis - Called for - Reg

PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMISSIONER AND DIRECTOR OF SCHOOL
EDUCATION & EX-OFFICIO PROJECT DIRECTOR, RMSA, IBRAHIMPATNAM
AMARAVATI
Present:: K Sandhya Rani, IP0S.,

Rc.No.SPL/B/ RMSA/ 2016 Dated:-08.12.2017

Sub: SE - RMSA — Application (s) for willing to work in the 0/o of the Director, RMSA on deputation basis - Called for — Reg.

Ref: - This office Proc Rc.No.SPL/B/RMSA-AP/2016, dt:16.11.2016, 19.04.2017
&09.08.2017.

Attention of all the District Educational Officers in the State is invited to the reference read above and are hereby informed that the services of Junior Assistant(s) are dire need to work in the O/o.Director RMSA, Ibrahimpatnam, Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh.

Therefore, all the District Educational Officers in the state are once again requested to forward the application of Junior Assistant (s) who are eligible and willing to work in the 0/0 Director RMSA, Ibrahimpatnam, Amaravati on deputation basis on or before 15.12.2017 through mail i.e.,   msa.dseaD.gov.inmail.com and send a hard copy to the undersigned within the stipulated date.

This should be treated as “Most Urgent”.

This has got approval of Commissioner of School Education and Ex-Officio Project Director, RMSA, Ibrahimpatnam, Amaravati.

Sd/-
for Commissioner School Education
and Ex-Officio Project Director, RMSA,
Ibrahimpatnam, Amaravati

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMISSIONER AND DIRECTOR OF SCHOOL
EDUCATION & EX-OFFICIO PROJECT DIRECTOR, RMSA, IBRAHIMPATNAM
AMARAVATI
Present:: K Sandhya Rani, IP0S.,

Rc.No.SPL/B/ RMSA/ 2016 Dated:-08.12.2017

Sub: SE - RMSA — Application (s) for willing to work in the 0/o of the Director, RMSA on deputation basis - Called for — Reg.

Ref: - This office Proc Rc.No.SPL/B/RMSA-AP/2016, dt:16.11.2016, 19.04.2017
&09.08.2017.

Attention of all the District Educational Officers in the State is invited to the reference read above and are hereby informed that the services of Junior Assistant(s) are dire need to work in the O/o.Director RMSA, Ibrahimpatnam, Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh.

Therefore, all the District Educational Officers in the state are once again requested to forward the application of Junior Assistant (s) who are eligible and willing to work in the 0/0 Director RMSA, Ibrahimpatnam, Amaravati on deputation basis on or before 15.12.2017 through mail i.e.,   msa.dseaD.gov.inmail.com and send a hard copy to the undersigned within the stipulated date.

This should be treated as “Most Urgent”.

This has got approval of Commissioner of School Education and Ex-Officio Project Director, RMSA, Ibrahimpatnam, Amaravati.

Sd/-
for Commissioner School Education
and Ex-Officio Project Director, RMSA,
Ibrahimpatnam, Amaravati

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AP GO RT No 268 || APES – Promotion to the post of District Educational Officer /Deputy Director - Orders - Issued

GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH

APES – Promotion to the post of District Educational Officer /Deputy Director   –  Orders – Issued.

EDUCATION (SE- Ser.I) DEPARTMENT
G.O.RT.No. 268     Dated: 08-12-2017

Read the following:
1. G.O.Ms.No.65, Edn.(SE-Ser.I)., dated 30.08.2017
2. G.O.Ms.No.66, Edn.(SE-Ser.I)., dated 31.08.2017

ORDER  :

Under  Rule  10(a)  of  A.P.State  &  Subordinate  Service  Rules,1996,  the  following officers are temporarily promoted to the post of District Educational Officer / Deputy Director and on promotion the following postings are ordered :

Sl. No.
Name

S/Sri /Smt.
Category
Posting on promotion
1
M.Jyothi Kumari
Assistant Director
D.E.O., Paderu.
2
B.Vijaya Bhaskar
Dy.E.O.
Dy.Director (Trg), o/o C.S.E.
3
V.S.Subba Rao
Dy.E.O.
D.E.O., Prakasam.
4
M.Janardhanacharyulu
Assistant Director
D.E.O., Ananthapuram.
5
V.Mary Chandrika
Lecturer in
CTE/IASE/ SCERT
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
6
B.Lingeswara Reddy
Dy.E.O.
D.E.O., Visakhapatnam.
7
A.Saibabu
Sr.Lecturer in DIET
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
8
M.Sai Ram
Assistant Director
D.E.O., Srikakulam.
9
Y.Raghava Reddy
Lecturer in
CTE/IASE/ SCERT
Principal, IASE, Kurnool.
10
R.S.Ganga Bhavani
Dy.E.O.
D.E.O., Guntur.
11
S.Abraham

(further action dropped vide CSE Proc.Rc. No.188/Estt.2/2016, dt.23.08.2017 and Govt.Memo.No.754416/ SE-Vig.I(1)/2017, dt.13.10.2017 and hence promoted)
Dy.E.O.
D.E.O., East Godavari.
12
G.Vijayalakshmi
Assistant Director
Dy.Director
(Model Schools)
13
P.Vijaya Lakshmi
Lecturer in
CTE/IASE/ SCERT
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.

14
K.Samuyelu
Dy.EO
D.E.O., Nellore.
15
M.V.Rajya Lakshmi
Senior Lecturer in
DIET
D.E.O., Krishna.
16
A.Veereshwara Rao
Asst.Director
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
17
V.Parvathi Devi
Lecturer in
CTE/IASE/SCERT
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
18
P.Sailaja
Dy.EO
D.E.O., Kadapa.
19
Kusuma Chandrakala
Senior Lecturer in
DIET
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
20
Pilli Ramesh
Dy.EO
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
21
M.Prabhakara Rao
Assistant Director
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
22
K.Panduranga Swamy
Lecturer in
CTE/IASE/SCERT
D.E.O., Chittoor.
23
Tahera Sultana
Dy.EO
D.E.O., Kurnool.
24
T.Karunakar
Asst.Director
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
25
G.Narasimha Reddy
Lecturer in
CTE/IASE/SCERT
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
26
C.V.Renuka
Dy.EO
D.E.O., West Godavari.
27
G.Nagamani
Dy.EO
Posting   orders   will   be issued separately.


2. The promotions  ordered above are purely temporary basis and the incumbents  are liable to be reverted at any point of time without any notice and assigning reasons therefor.

3. The promotions  are subject to outcome of Court Cases, if any, pending before the
APAT/High Court/Supreme Court of India.

4. The  promotee  officers  should  join  the  new post  within  15  days  from  the  date  of receipt of this order, failing which they shall forfeit their right for promotion, as per rules in force.

5. The Commissioner  of School Education, A.P., Ibrahimpatnam,  shall take necessary action accordingly.

(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH )

ADITYA NATH DAS
SPECIAL CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT

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GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH

APES – Promotion to the post of District Educational Officer /Deputy Director   –  Orders – Issued.

EDUCATION (SE- Ser.I) DEPARTMENT
G.O.RT.No. 268     Dated: 08-12-2017

Read the following:
1. G.O.Ms.No.65, Edn.(SE-Ser.I)., dated 30.08.2017
2. G.O.Ms.No.66, Edn.(SE-Ser.I)., dated 31.08.2017

ORDER  :

Under  Rule  10(a)  of  A.P.State  &  Subordinate  Service  Rules,1996,  the  following officers are temporarily promoted to the post of District Educational Officer / Deputy Director and on promotion the following postings are ordered :

Sl. No.
Name

S/Sri /Smt.
Category
Posting on promotion
1
M.Jyothi Kumari
Assistant Director
D.E.O., Paderu.
2
B.Vijaya Bhaskar
Dy.E.O.
Dy.Director (Trg), o/o C.S.E.
3
V.S.Subba Rao
Dy.E.O.
D.E.O., Prakasam.
4
M.Janardhanacharyulu
Assistant Director
D.E.O., Ananthapuram.
5
V.Mary Chandrika
Lecturer in
CTE/IASE/ SCERT
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
6
B.Lingeswara Reddy
Dy.E.O.
D.E.O., Visakhapatnam.
7
A.Saibabu
Sr.Lecturer in DIET
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
8
M.Sai Ram
Assistant Director
D.E.O., Srikakulam.
9
Y.Raghava Reddy
Lecturer in
CTE/IASE/ SCERT
Principal, IASE, Kurnool.
10
R.S.Ganga Bhavani
Dy.E.O.
D.E.O., Guntur.
11
S.Abraham

(further action dropped vide CSE Proc.Rc. No.188/Estt.2/2016, dt.23.08.2017 and Govt.Memo.No.754416/ SE-Vig.I(1)/2017, dt.13.10.2017 and hence promoted)
Dy.E.O.
D.E.O., East Godavari.
12
G.Vijayalakshmi
Assistant Director
Dy.Director
(Model Schools)
13
P.Vijaya Lakshmi
Lecturer in
CTE/IASE/ SCERT
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.

14
K.Samuyelu
Dy.EO
D.E.O., Nellore.
15
M.V.Rajya Lakshmi
Senior Lecturer in
DIET
D.E.O., Krishna.
16
A.Veereshwara Rao
Asst.Director
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
17
V.Parvathi Devi
Lecturer in
CTE/IASE/SCERT
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
18
P.Sailaja
Dy.EO
D.E.O., Kadapa.
19
Kusuma Chandrakala
Senior Lecturer in
DIET
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
20
Pilli Ramesh
Dy.EO
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
21
M.Prabhakara Rao
Assistant Director
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
22
K.Panduranga Swamy
Lecturer in
CTE/IASE/SCERT
D.E.O., Chittoor.
23
Tahera Sultana
Dy.EO
D.E.O., Kurnool.
24
T.Karunakar
Asst.Director
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
25
G.Narasimha Reddy
Lecturer in
CTE/IASE/SCERT
Placed at the disposal of
S.P.D., S.S.A.
26
C.V.Renuka
Dy.EO
D.E.O., West Godavari.
27
G.Nagamani
Dy.EO
Posting   orders   will   be issued separately.


2. The promotions  ordered above are purely temporary basis and the incumbents  are liable to be reverted at any point of time without any notice and assigning reasons therefor.

3. The promotions  are subject to outcome of Court Cases, if any, pending before the
APAT/High Court/Supreme Court of India.

4. The  promotee  officers  should  join  the  new post  within  15  days  from  the  date  of receipt of this order, failing which they shall forfeit their right for promotion, as per rules in force.

5. The Commissioner  of School Education, A.P., Ibrahimpatnam,  shall take necessary action accordingly.

(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH )

ADITYA NATH DAS
SPECIAL CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT

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