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AP DSC TET-CUM-TRT 2019 for the posts of School Assistants (Special Education) Notification, Scheme of Selection Rules, 2019

G.O.MS.No. 24 Dated: 15-02-2019 The Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test Cum Teacher Recruitment Test (TET-CUM-TRT) for the posts of School Assistants(Special Education) under Inclusive Education for Disabled Children at Secondary Stage(IEDSS) under the Andhra Pradesh Samagra Shiksha (SMS) -Scheme of Selection Rules, 2019 - Orders - Issued.METHOD OF RECRUITMENT, SYLLABUS, SYLLABUS, STRUCTURE OF EXAMINATION / TEST, TIME SCHEDULE FOR RECRUITMENT OF SCHOOL ASSISTANTS (SPECIAL EDUCATION), NOTIFICATION OF VACANCIES, UBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS

G.O.MS.No. 24 Dated: 15-02-2019

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ORDER:
The following notification shall be published in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette.
N O T I F I C A T I O N
In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 309 of the Constitution of India read with sub section (3) and (4) of Section 169, Sub-sections (3) and (4) of section 195 and Section 243 of the Andhra Pradesh Panchayat Raj Act, (Andhra Pradesh Act 13 of 1994) and amendments thereon and Section 78 and Section 99 of the Andhra Pradesh Education Act, 1982 (Act 1 of 1982), read with sub-section (1) of section 23 of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009 (Central Act No. 35 of 2009) and Rights for Persons with Disabilities Act-2016 duly incorporating the norms and conditions of the eligibility criteria provided by Rehabilitation Council of India for the post of School Assistants(Special Education) under Inclusive Education for Disabled Children at Secondary Stage (IEDSS) under the Andhra Pradesh Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan (SMSA) in this regard, the Governor of Andhra Pradesh hereby makes the following rules for TET Cum Teacher Recruitment Test (TET cum TRT) to the posts of Teachers in the schools of Andhra Pradesh.
 
QUALIFICATIONS AND ELIGIBILITY:
(iNo person shall be eligible for appointment to the categories of the post specified in the table below unless he/she possesses the qualifications thereof;
(ii)  The candidates who have passed SSC Examination in the concerned medium or with the concerned Language as First Language are eligible to apply to the posts in the concerned medium and the candidates who have passed the examination of Higher standards in the concerned language/medium are also eligible to apply to the posts in that medium.
(iii) Government orders issued from time to time relating to the method of appointment and the authorities competent to make appointments shall be applicable.
(iv) The qualificationprescribed for the post of School Assistants (Special Education) shall be as prescribed in Column (2) below and the relevant certificate shall be registered with RCI.
PostQualifications
(1)(2)
School Assistant(a) Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree and Bachelor’s Degree in
(Special Education)Special Education (Spl.B.Ed) recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). OR (b) Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree and B.Ed (General) with one year Diploma in Special Education. OR (c) Bachelor’s Degree and General B.Ed degree with two year Diploma in Special Education recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). OR (d) Bachelor’s Degree and General B.Ed degree with Post Graduate Professional Diploma in Special Education recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI).
Note: 1 Candidates with higher qualifications in respect of the qualifications at the Rule 4 (iv) are also eligible for appointment by direct recruitment.
Note: 2 Candidates with qualifications in single disability area, have to take care of wide range of diversities in a general school.
Note: 3 Preference will be given under direct recruitment with qualifications prescribed under Rule 4(iv)(a) when the equal marks are obtained in TET-cum-TRT.
5. SYLLABUS:
The details of syllabus, allocation of marks to different subjects, content and structure of Teacher Eligibility Test Cum Teacher Recruitment Test (TET-CUM-TRT) shall be notified in the Information Bulletin to be issued by the Commissioner of School Education through the official web site designated for this purpose.
6. STRUCTURE OF EXAMINATION / TEST:
The Structure and Content proposed for TET-CUM-TRT for School Assistants (Special Education) are as follows:
School Assistants(Special Education) - (TET cum TRT): Duration of examination: 3 Hours
Part-IGeneral Studies and Current Affairs30 MCQs15 Marks
Perspectives in Special Education and Inclusive Education10 MCQs05 Marks
Methodology in Special Education and Inclusive Education20 MCQs10 Marks
Psychology with reference to CWSN20 MCQs10 Marks
Part-IICategory of Disability Specialisation (i.ID, ii. HI, iii. VI, iv. SLD, v. ASD&CP with MD) (Each category has equal marks)120 MCQs60 Marks
TOTAL200 MCQs100 Marks
Weightage to IERTs5 Marks
*ID= Intellectual Disability, HI= Hearing Impairment, VI= Visual Impairment, SLD= Specific Learning
Disabilities, ASD= Autism Spectrum Disorder, CP with MD= Cerebral Palsy with Multiple DisabilitieNote 1:-Weightage shall be given to IERTs who are working in Sarva Shikhsa Abhiyan (SSA), AndhrPradesh
Note 2:- Weightage @ 0.5 Marks (1/2) for every one completed year subject to a maximum of 5 marksNote 3:- More than six months of a service shall be considered as one yearNote 4:- Less than six months of a service in one year will be ignored.
7. QUALIFYING MARKS For SA (Special Education) (TET-cum-TRT):
COMMUNITYQualifying Mark
OC60% marks and above
BC50% marks and above
SC40% marks and above
ST40% marks and above
Differently abled (PH-OH/VH/HI), Ex-Servicemen40% marks and above
Note 1:-Candidates who secured minimum qualifying marks as mentioned above will only be considered for recruitment.

8. TIME SCHEDULE FOR RECRUITMENT OF SCHOOL ASSISTANTS (SPECIAL EDUCATION)
The Commissioner of School Education shall issue the time schedule and notification and publish the results of written test of recruitment of teachers under these rules.
9. NOTIFICATION OF VACANCIES
The Commissioner of School Education shall issue a notification inviting applications for direct recruitment for the posts of School Assistant (Special Education) in accordance with the orders issued by the Government.
10. SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS:
(i) Candidates intending to apply for posts notified in respect of any district shall submit online application as per prescribed procedure.
(ii) Candidates who submit false/fake information in online application form shall be liable for criminal prosecution besides rejection of the application or cancellation of selection, as the case may be.
11. AGE:
No person shall be eligible for direct recruitment to the post of Teacher if he/she is less than 18 years of age and not more than 44 years of age as on 1st day of July of the year 2018 in which the notification for selection to the relevant post, category or class or a service is made. However, in case of SC / ST / BC candidates the maximum age limit shall be 49 years and in respect of Physically Challenged candidates the maximum age limit shall be 54 years.
Upper age limit for Ex-service Men: A person, who worked in the Armed Forces of the Indian Union, shall be allowed to deduct the length of the service rendered by him in the Armed Forces and also three years from his age for the purpose of the maximum age limit.
12. PROCESS FOR CONDUCT OF TEACHER ELIGIBILITY TEST CUM TEACHER RECRUITMENT TEST (TETCUM-TRT)
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 for all Common Entrance Tests (CETs) to be conducted from the Academic Year 2017-18 onwards.
13. COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT)
a) In order to bring in utmost transparency and accuracy in the conduct of examinations, it is decided to conduct Computer Based Test (CBT) on the lines of APDSC-2018 as per the recommendations of the Commissioner of School Education, A.P., Amaravati. The Teacher Eligibility Test cum Teacher Recruitment Test (TET-CUM-TRT) 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.
b) The Computer Based Test 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 digitization 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
i) 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.
ii) Integration with Payment Gateway for online fee payment.
iii) Test Centres should be identified by the agency and should meet rigorous compliance process. The Test centres should also be completely secured & sanitized to prevent any malpractices.
iv) Standard test centres used for prestigious nationwide competitive exams like IIT JEE Main, IIT GATE, IIM CAT, RRB, IBPS etc should be utilized for AP TRT Exam.
d) Computer Based Test for TET-CUM-TRT
i) The Computer Based Test shall be conducted in all the districts. A candidate shall appear for the Written Test in the district in which he/she seeks recruitment (or) in neighboring districts of adjacent states.
ii) The Commissioner of School Education shall issue detailed instructions to ensure proper conduct of TET-CUM-TRT.
Iii) The candidates who are found copying or resorting to other means of malpractice shall be expelled from the examination hall apart from being debarred from appearing for the examinations conducted by the District selection Committee for three consecutive examinations besides taking action as per the Andhra Pradesh Public Examination (Prevention of Malpractices and Unfair means) Act, 1997 (No. 25 of 1997).
iv) Disciplinary action shall be initiated against such staff who are found negligent in the discharge of their duties and an entry shall be made accordingly in the Service Register of the concerned staff besides taking action as per the Andhra Pradesh Public Examination (Prevention of Malpractices and unfair means) Act, 1997 (No. 25 of 1997).
v) The written test will be conducted in bilingual.
vi) One Gazetted Officer of School Education Department (MEO/Gazetted Head Master/Deputy DEO) may be drafted as Departmental Officer for the centers to assist the Technical persons.

14) CONSTITUTION OF CENTERS
Institutions having spacious and sufficient number of rooms are to be constituted as Examination centres. Institutions proposed to be constituted as Examination centres shall be inspected by District Educational Officer of the concerned District personally. The number of rooms available in each centre and number of candidates to be accommodated in each room shall be ascertained before allotting the candidates to any of the Examination Centres.
i) The identification of Examination centres and confirmation of Examination centres is the sole responsibility of the Agency which is entrusted to conduct A.P. TET cum Teacher Recruitment Test (TET CUM -TRT) as Computer Based Test.
ii) Each Centre should be equipped with good accommodation, furniture and computer infrastructure. Each Centre shall have a capacity to accommodate 300-500 candidates in a session on the day of test.
iii) The Centres shall be identified in District Head Quarters/ Revenue Divisions/ Mandal Head Quarters.
iv) Where required based on number of applicants’ particular category of post and subject centres may be identified in the adjacent districts of neighboring states.
15. ISSUE OF HALL TICKETS
Hall Tickets shall be downloaded by the candidates from the Commissioner of School Education web portal as per schedule.
16. PUBLISHING OF THE INITIAL KEY AND FILING OF OBJECTIONS
iThe Commissioner of School Education shall issue the schedule of notification, Payment of fees, Conduct of CBT, Release of Initial Key/Final Key and declaration of results. The Commissioner of School Education being the competent authority to publish the initial key of the question after the conduct of CBT inviting objections through online, if any, from the candidates who appeared for the CBT, duly giving a reasonable time to the candidates for filing objections on the initial key and the same shall be disposed of by the expert committee constituted by the Commissioner of School Education. The final key shall be published for the information of candidates. Any representation / petition /objection on the initial key after the above stipulated period shall not be entertained.
ii) The Commissioner of School Education is authorized to dispose of the Computer Based Test information relating to the TET CUMTRT after one year from the date of declaration of results/display of selection lists, whichever is later.Request for furnishing any information relating to Computer Based Test (CBT) after the prescribed period will not be entertained under these rules and other Acts / Rules.