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APS Teacher Exam Highlights

Army Public School (APS) is an organization that imparts education to the children of Indian Armed Forces Personnel. It invites applications from all eligible candidates to fill up for Post Graduate Teachers (PGT), Trained Graduate Teachers (TGT) and Primary Teachers (PRT) in Army Public Schools all across the country. Interested candidates can visit the official website and fill up the Army Public School Teacher Recruitment Application Form. Since the Army Public School Teacher Salary after 7th pay commission is decent with lots of perks and benefits, there is a huge competition for this job. In this segment, we will provide you with all the necessary information regarding APS Teacher Syllabus & Exam Pattern etc.

Exam Notification

Army Public School (APS) releases official notification for recruitment of PGT, TGT and PRT from eligible candidates who must be citizens of India. Notification related to this exam contains all the relevant information regarding exam, eligibility criteria, age limit, nationality etc. Click here to Download SSC CHSL Notification.

Exam Pattern

Candidates who have applied for Army Public School Recruitment will be selected in 3 stages:

  • Stage 1: Online Screening Test
  • Stage 2: Interview
  • Stage 3: Evaluation Of Teaching Skills And Computer Proficiency

Army Public School Teacher Exam Pattern for PGT & TGT

Sections Subjects Maximum Marks
Part A
General Awareness, Mental Ability, English Comprehension, Educational Concepts and Methodology
Part B
Subject Specific


180 Marks


  • Time duration will be 3 hours.
  • For every incorrect answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.
  • Candidates have the freedom to answer questions from Part A and Part B in whichever order they prefer.
  • Candidates must secure at least 50% to qualify in the examination.Marks obtained by candidates will be normalized for 100 marks.
  • For TGT papers of Science & Social Science subjects, there will be a portion of questions pertaining to parallel subjects. For e.g., TGT Physics paper will have 20% questions of Chemistry and Biology. Similarly TGT History paper will have 20% questions of Geography and Political Science and so on.
  • For Language Teacher along with evaluation of teaching skills a written test comprising of essay and comprehension of 15 marks will be held.

Army Public School Teacher Exam Pattern for PRT

Sections Subjects Maximum Marks
Part A
General Awareness, Mental Ability, English Comprehension, Educational Concepts and Methodology


90 Marks


  • The total time duration of the exam is 90 minutes.
  • Marks obtained by candidates will be normalized for 100 marks.
  • For every incorrect answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.
  • The qualifying percentage is 50%.


The interviews may or may not be held at the location of the school. It may be held as per the discretion of the local management of the school.

Evaluation of Teaching Skills and Computer Proficiency

For Language teachers, written test comprising Essay & Comprehension of 15 marks each will be held along with evaluation of teaching skills. Selection Committee may also hold Computer proficiency tests if they so desire

APS Teacher Qualification

Educational Qualification

Post Educational Qualification

Post Graduation + B Ed along with 50% of marks

Graduation + B Ed along with 50% of marks

Graduation + B Ed/ Two year Diploma along with 50% of marks


Age Limit

A candidate should be below 40 years but in case of Delhi schools a candidate applying for TGT / PGT should be-

Post Age Criteria
Fresher (Less than 5 years Experience)
Below 40 years (In the case of Delhi schools TGT/PRT should be < 29 years& PGT
Experienced (Those with more than 5 years teaching experience in the last 10 years)
Below 57 years (In the case of Delhi 40 Yrs)


  • A candidate is required to score minimum 50% marks in each part to be eligible for further selection process.
  • A candidate should remember that scoring 50% marks in each part of APS Exam does not guarantee his/her recruitment in the APS School.
  • Besides this minimum cut-off a candidate must also possess all the essential qualification and experiencethat will be announced by the respective APS School in later period of time after the online examination process gets over.

Category Wise PGT, TGT, PRT Cut-off Marks

For General

  • TGT: 50-55
  • PGT: 51-54
  • PRT: 52-55


  • TGT: 45-49
  • PGT: 44-48
  • PRT: 43-47

For SC

  • TGT: 35-39
  • PGT: 35-38
  • PRT: 35-39

For ST

  • TGT: 33-36
  • PGT: 31-33
  • PRT: 30-34

APS Teacher Exam Syllabus

Specific Subject Syllabus For Army Public School PGT, TGT & PRT

  • History
  • Home Science
  • Physical Education
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Commerce
  • Political Science
  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Sanskrit
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Computer Science
  • Informatics

General Awareness                                    

  • General Science
  • Science & Technology
  • General Policy
  • Indian History
  • Indian National Movement
  • Countries & Capitals
  • Current Affairs – UP, National & International
  • Awards and Honours
  • Books and Authors
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  • Critical Days
  • International & National Organizations
  • Indian Economy
  • Sports
  • Abbreviations
  • Budget and Five Year Plans

Mental Ability

  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal and Figure Classification
  • Arithmetical Number Series
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Analysis
  • Decision Making
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Space Visualization
  • Visual Memory
  • Discriminating Observation
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Judgment

General English

  • Para Completion
  • Error Correction (Underlined Part)
  • Spelling Test
  • Passage Completion
  • Sentence Arrangement
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Transformation
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Joining Sentences
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)
  • Articles
  • Gerunds
  • Identify the Errors
  • Tense
  • Synonyms
  • Prepositions
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Spotting Errors
  • Substitution
  • Adjectives
  • Homophones
  • Identify the Sentences
  • Nouns
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • Prefix
  • Sentence Pattern
  • Tag Questions
  • Plural Forms
  • Odd Words
  • Prepositions
  • Suffix
  • Idioms and Phrases

Educational Concepts & Methodology

  • Materials development and syllabus design.
  • Teacher education and critical pedagogy.
  • Technology and language teaching.
  • Sociocultural Theory of language learning.
  • Classroom Management.
  • English for Specific Purposes (ESP)/ English for Academic Purposes (EAP).
  • Strategies-based instruction.
  • Integrated language skills.
  • Reflective language teaching.
  • Needs Analysis

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