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Army Public School Exam 2021 eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, study plan, vacancies, salary, and more

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The exam for the posts of PGT, TGT, and PRT is conducted by the Army Welfare Education Society. The 2020 exam has been conducted and the results have recently been released. The notification for Army Public School 2021 is yet to be released. Candidates are advised to check below for further details.

Army Public School Exam 2021 At A Glance

NameArmy Public School Exam 2021
Conducting BodyArmy Welfare Education Society (AWES)
Vacant Poststo be announced
Number of Vacanciesto be announced
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Selection ProcessScreening Test, Interview, Evaluation of Teaching Skills and Computer Proficiency
Official Websitehttp://aps-csb.in/College/Index_New.aspx

Army Public School Exam 2021 Notification

The Army Public School is yet to release the notification for the recruitment exam of 2021. Candidates are advised to keep checking the official website to stay up to date with announcements.

Army Public School Exam 2021 Important Dates

EventDate
Army Public School notification releaseto be announced
Army Public School online application opensto be announced
Army Public School online application closesto be announced
Army Public School screening test admit card releaseto be announced
Army Public School screening test dateto be announced
Army Public School screening test resultto be announced
Army Public School interview dateto be announced
Army Public School Teaching Skills and Computer Fluency exam dateto be announced
Army Public School final list of selected candidatesto be announced

Eligibility Criteria for Army Public School Exam 2021

Educational Qualification:

  • PGT/TGT

Candidates must possess a post-graduation (B. Ed) degree in the subject of choice with at least 50% marks from a government-recognized university.

  • PRT

Candidates must possess a graduation degree in the subject of choice along with a B. Ed or a 2-year Diploma in Elementary Education with a minimum of 50% marks from a government-recognized university.

Age Limit:

Candidates are divided into 2 types: Fresh and Experienced. Fresh candidates can have less than 5 years’ experience, while Experienced candidates must have worked in the field for 5 to 10 years.

  • Age Limit for Fresh candidates: 40 years
  • Age Limit for Experienced candidates: 57 years

Army Public School Exam 2021 Application Fee

There is an application fee of INR 500 for all candidates. It must be noted that the fee is non-refundable.

How to Apply for Army Public School Exam 2021

  • Visit the official website of the Army Public School.
  • Click on the "Register" option.
  • Fill in your basic details such as name, address, phone number etc.
  • Verify the OTP to confirm your communication details.
  • Read the instructions carefully before filling the Army Public School application form.
  • Fill in your particulars carefully.
  • Upload a clear, scanned copy of your photograph and signature.
  • Make the application fee payment.
  • Take a printout of your application and fee receipt for reference.
  • Once the registration is successful, you will receive the confirmation by SMS or email.

Army Public School Exam 2021 Admit card

After filling the application form, eligible candidates can access the admit card from the official Army Public School website. The admit card for the Army Public School exam 2021 is yet to be released.

List of Vacancies and Reservation List

The number of vacancies for 2021 is yet to be announced. Candidates should keep checking the official website to know more, when the vacancies are announced. In 2020, a total of 8000 vacancies were announced.

There has been no announcement of category-specific reservation lists for 2021.

Army Public School Selection Process 2021

The selection process consists of 3 levels:

1. Screening Test
1. Interview
1. Teaching Skill and Computer Fluency Evaluation

Army Public School Exam 2021 Exam Pattern

Here's a breakdown of the weightage that each section in the Army Public School exam carries:

PGT/TGT:

PaperTopicsMaximum Marks
Part AGeneral Awareness, Mental Ability, English Comprehension, Educational Concepts and Methodology of Inclusive Education, IT90
Part BSpecific Subject90
Total180

Note: The total duration will be 180 minutes and the total score will be averaged out of 100. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 mark for each wrong answer. Candidates must secure a minimum of 50% in this screening test to qualify further.

PRT:

PaperTopicsMaximum MarksDuration of Exam
Part AGeneral Awareness, Mental Ability, English Comprehension, Educational Concepts and Methodology of Inclusive Education, IT90

Note: The total score will be averaged out of 100. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 mark for each wrong answer. Candidates must secure a minimum of 50% in this screening test to qualify further.

Army Public School Exam 2021 Syllabus

The overall syllabus includes the following:

SectionSyllabus
General AwarenessHistory, Geography, Culture, Economic trend, General Polity, and Scientific Research of India and its neighboring countries, Science, Books and Authors, Current Affairs, Sports, Important Days, Important Schemes, Portfolios, and People in News.
Teaching SkillsMaterials Development, Syllabus Design, Critical Pedagogy, English for Specific Purposes (ESP), English for Academic Purposes (EAP), Strategy-Based Instruction, Technology and Language Teaching, Socio-Cultural Theory of Language Learning, Classroom Management, Integrated Language Skills, Reflective Language Teaching, Needs Analysis.
ITBasic computer operations, Computer hardware and software, memory of computer, storage, number system and computer languages, operating systems, networking, internet and email, maintenance and security.
Analytical AbilityArrangements and pattern, Coding decoding, Order and Ranking, Syllogism, Linear Seating arrangement, Mathematical Inequalities, Blood relations, Circular Seating arrangement, Classification, Scheduling.
English LanguageSentence Arrangement, fill in the blanks, Sentence Improvement, Sentence Completion, Spotting Error, Idioms and Phrases, Antonyms, Para Completion, Synonyms, Error Correction, Substitution, Active and Passive Voice, Joining Sentences, Error Correction, Prepositions, Passage Completion.

Army Public School Exam 2021 Results

The Army Public School results are yet to be released. Candidates are advised to keep checking the official website for their results.

Army Public School Exam 2021 Cut-off

The cut offs for 2021 are yet to be released, but provided below is a category-specific list of cut-offs as announced for 2020:

CategoryPGT Cut OffTGT Cut OffPRT Cut Off
SC35 to 3835 to 3935 to 38
ST31 to 3333 to 3630 to 34
OBC44 to 4845 to 4943 to 47
General51 to 5450 to 5552 to 55

Army Public School Recruitment Job Profile

Here are the duties that an Army Public School teacher post includes:

  • Teaching subject-specific topics and clarifying concepts for students.
  • Training students to achieve their academic goals.
  • Counseling students to teach them better.
  • Ensuring adherence to the pre-structured curriculum.
  • Encouraging students to maintain discipline within the school campus.
  • Interacting regularly with the school management.
  • Keeping principals, coordinators, and parents up to date with the progress of the students.

Army Public School Recruitment Salary Details

PostPay ScaleGrade Pay
PGTINR 9,300 to INR 34,800INR 4,800
TGTINR 9,300 to IN 34,800INR 4,600
PRTINR 9,300 to INR 34,800INR 4,200

Army Public School Examination Analysis

Here is a detailed idea about the difficulty level for various sections:

TopicDifficulty Level
Mental AbilityEasy to Moderate
English ComprehensionModerate
General AwarenessEasy to Moderate
Educational Concepts and MethodologyModerate
IT KnowledgeEasy
Subject-specific Sections in Part BModerate to Difficult
OverallEasy to Moderate

Preparation Tips for Army Public School Exam 2021

Candidates preparing for the Army Public School exam 2021 are well-advised to do the following:

  • Solving practice/mock papers to gauge their preparations well. Getting into a habit of solving 1 model paper a day is a good way of keeping oneself prepared before the exam.
  • Focusing on all-round development instead of studying solely from books is an important part of the Army Public School exam preparation. Candidates should make use of online trial tests and study guides to gain that competitive edge.
  • Allotting a specific number of mental ability exercises daily from different subtopics and solving them diligently. Focusing on the errors and redoing the incorrect questions over and over again is advisable.
  • Reading local newspapers will provide a good base for general knowledge and current affairs.
  • Speaking with those in the vicinity about current affairs, watching TV shows and movies will be beneficial.
  • Practicing dialogues in front of the mirror to improve confidence and speaking skills is highly advised for the interview.

Army Public School Exam Previous Years Question Papers

Candidates can find some model papers by following these links:

Model Papers:

Here are some AWES-specific books for the exam:

BookAuthor
AWES (Army Welfare Education Society) PGT TGT PRTV.V.K. Subburaj
Army Public School PRT ExamDr. Chandra Prakash Agarwal
Army Public School Political Science Book PGTArihant

Now, as for some subject specific reading materials:

General Awareness:

BookAuthor
Quick General AwarenessDisha Publications
Advanced Objective General KnowledgeS. Chand
General Awareness for Competitive ExamsDisha Experts
General KnowledgeLucent
General Knowledge ManualPearson Publications

English Comprehension:

Book nameAuthor
Better EnglishNorman Lewis
Objective General EnglishR.S. Agarwal
High School English Grammar, and CompositionWren and Martin
From Plinth to ParamountNeetu Singh
Competitive General EnglishKiran Prakashan
Perfect Competitive EnglishV.K. Sinha

Mental Ability:

BookAuthor
A Modern Approach to Logical ReasoningR. S. Aggarwal
How to Prepare for Logical ReasoningArun Sharma
Multidimensional ReasoningMishra and Kumar Dr. Lal
A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal ReasoningR. S. Aggarwal
Analytical ReasoningMK Panday
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-VerbalB.S. Sijwali and Indu Sijwali

Study Plan for Army Public School Exam 2021

Any candidate interested in cracking the Army Public School exam should plan to do the following:

  • Read books on English phrases and idioms, and try to incorporate them in daily conversations. Practice speaking in front of the mirror and inculcate confidence for the interview process.
  • Check the Public Information Bureau website regularly and read newspapers such as The Hindu, The Economist, and The Economic Times to stay updated with current affairs.
  • Dedicate 6-8 hours to studying in a day; more than that can be exhaustive.
  • Make comprehensive notes for every chapter and gather the common topics of all help books together so as to avoid feeling overwhelmed with the syllabus.
  • Get into a daily routine and always begin your preparations early.

Candidates are advised to carry all necessary documents to the exam center. Furthermore, candidates should positively bring the following:

  • Admit Card
  • Government-issued ID for identity verification

Candidates are advised to keep checking the official website for any new notifications regarding Army Public School Exam 2021. The payment ID must be kept handy after paying for the application form, as it may be necessary in case of discrepancies.

Candidates must begin preparations as early as possible to avoid unnecessary last-minute stress. After all, the mind is at its strongest when it's relaxed. With that said, aspirants must have faith in their preparations and the hard work they've put in.

All the best!