AFSTET (Air Force School Teacher’s Eligibility Test)

Air Force School Teacher’s Eligibility Test acronym as AFSTET – a centralized eligibility test - is conducted by IAF Education & Cultural Society for candidates interested in applying for academic vacancies in its affiliated pre-primary, primary, middle, secondary & senior secondary schools. On passing this Test, candidates will be eligible to apply for post of teacher in any of the affiliated Schools of the Society, as and when such Schools advertise their vacancies. However this test only determine eligibility for an academic post in an Air Force School and is not considered as guarantee employment.

Air Force School Teacher’s Eligibility Test acronym as AFSTET – a centralized eligibility test - is conducted by IAF Education & Cultural Society for candidates interested in applying for academic vacancies in its affiliated pre-primary, primary, middle, secondary & senior secondary schools. On passing this Test, candidates will be eligible to apply for post of teacher in any of the affiliated Schools of the Society, as and when such Schools advertise their vacancies. However this test only determine eligibility for an academic post in an Air Force School and is not considered as guarantee employment.

Eligibility

1) Post Graduate Teachers

Education Qualifications:-

  • A Master’s Degree from any University recognized by the Govt of India/ UGC/ AICTE with a minimum aggregate marks of 50 percent in the subject and 50 percent in the aggregate:-
  • PGT (English): English
  • PGT (Hindi): Hindi
  • PGT (Maths): Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics
  • PGT (Physics): Physics/ Electronics/ Applied Physics/
  • Nuclear Physics
  • PGT (Chemistry): Chemistry/ Bio-Chemistry
  • PGT (Computers): B.E or B.Tech (Computer Science/ IT) OR an equivalent Degree or Diploma from an institution/university recognised by the Govt. of India. OR B.E or B.Tech (any stream) and Post Graduate Diploma in Computers from any recognised University OR M.Sc (Computer Science)/ MCA OR equivalent from a recognised University OR B.Sc. (Computer Science)/ BCA OR equivalent and Post Graduate degree in any subject from a recognised University OR Post Graduate Diploma in Computer and Post Graduate degree in any subject from a recognised University OR ‘A’ Level from DOEACC and Post Graduate degree in any subject OR ‘B’ or ‘C’ Level from DOEACC
  • A Bachelor of Education Degree or its equivalent from a college/ university recognised by Govt of India /AICTE /UGC/National Council of Teachers Education. However, B.Ed degree is not mandatory for the post of PGT (Computers) and Health Wellness Teacher. Should be in the age group of 21 to 45 years as on 01 July. Women candidates and physically challenged candidates will be given age relaxation up to a maximum of five years.
  • Ex-servicemen candidates who have put in not less than six months of continuous service in the Army, Navy or the Air Force shall be allowed to deduct the period of such service from their actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for the post by more than three years, they shall be deemed to have satisfied the condition regarding age limit.
  • Candidates with at least two years continuous service as a PGT/TGT/PRT or three years as a PRT in any Air Force School but presently not working in an Air Force School will be given age relaxation up to the extent of such service rendered in Air Force School.
  • Should be able to read, write and communicate fluently in English (except PGT Hindi).
  • Desirable Qualifications (Due weight age to be given during selection).
  • Knowledge of computer applications, especially MS Office.
  • Ability to read/write/communicate in Hindi.

2) Trained Graduate Teachers

Education Qualifications:-

  • A Masters or a Bachelor’s Degree from any University recognised by the Govt of India/ UGC/ AICTE with a minimum marks of 50 percent in the subject and 50 percent in the aggregate, including electives and languages, in the combination of subjects as under :-
  •  TGT (Sanskrit): Sanskrit as an elective subject at Degree level
  • TGT (Hindi): Hindi as an elective subject at Degree level
  • TGT (English): English as an elective subject at Degree level
  • TGT (Social Studies): Any two out of History, Geography, Economics or Political Science, of which one must be either History or Geography
  • TGT (Maths): Maths with any two out of Physics, Chemistry, Electronics, Computer Science or Statistics
  • TGT (Science): Botany, Zoology and Chemistry (All three subjects should have been studied)
  • Health Wellness: Diploma in Counselling from a Teacher recognised University or BA/B.Sc Psychology with Educational Psychology/Counselling Psychology from a recognised University or MA/MSc in Counselling Psychology or MA/MSc Psychology with Counselling Psychology as specialisation or MA/ MSc in Applied Psychology with Counselling Psychology from a recognised University.
  • TGT (Music): Degree in Music from a Govt recognised University OR Higher Secondary with any of the following, viz., Sangeet Visharad of Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mumbai OR Bhatkhande Sangeet Vidyapeeth, Lucknow OR Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwavidyalaya, Khairagarh (Chhattisgarh) OR Sangeet Prabhakar Examination of Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad OR Equivalent qualification from other Govt recognised institutions. OR Degree/Diploma awarded by Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh in the following categories, viz., Sangeet  Bhaskar with graduation in any discipline, Sangeet/ Nritya Bhushan with graduation in any discipline, Sangeet Bhushan with Sr Sec/ Sec/ Pt I of three-year degree course and Sangeet/ Nritya Visharad with Sr Sec/ Sec/ Pt I of three-year degree course
  • TGT (Games): Degree in Physical Education or its equivalent from any Govt recognised institution
  • TGT (Computer): PGDCA/ MCA/ BE from any Govt recognised institution
  • TGT (Drawing): Diploma in Drawing and Painting/ Sculpture/ Graphic Art from any Govt recognised institution OR Four years’ Diploma in Fine Arts and Crafts from Viswa Bharati, Shanti Niketan OR Diploma in Fine Arts from Govt. School of Arts and Crafts, Patna OR M.A. in Drawing and Painting from Agra University, Agra OR Degree/ Diploma in Fine Arts from Regional Colleges of Education.
  • A Bachelor of Education Degree or its equivalent from a college/ university recognised by Govt of India /AICTE/UGC/National Council of Teachers Education. However, B.Ed degree is not mandatory for the post of TGT (Computers), TGT (Music), TGT (Games), TGT (Drawing) and Health Wellness Teacher.
  • Should be in the age group of 21 to 45 years as on 01 July of the year.
  • Women candidates and physically challenged candidates will be given age relaxation up to a maximum of five years.
  • Ex-servicemen candidates who have put in not less than six months of continuous service in the Army, Navy or the Air Force shall be allowed to deduct the period of such service from their actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for the post by more than three years, they shall be deemed to have satisfied the condition regarding age limit.
  • Candidates with at least two years continuous service as a PGT/TGT or three years as a PRT in any Air Force School but presently not working in an Air Force School will be given age relaxation up to the extent of such service rendered in Air Force School.
  • Should be able to read, write and communicate fluently in English (except TGT Hindi, Sanskrit, Games and Drawing).Desirable Qualifications (Due weight age to be given during selection) Knowledge of computer applications, especially MS Office.
  • Ability to read/write/communicate in Hindi.

3) Primary Teachers

Education Qualifications:-

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from any University recognised by the Govt of India/UGC/AICTE, with minimum marks of 50 percent in the aggregate.
  • A Bachelor of Education Degree or its equivalent from a college/ university recognised by Govt of India/AICTE/UGC/National Council of Teachers Education.
  • Should be in the age group of 21 to 45 years as on 01 July.
  • Women candidates and physically challenged candidates will be given age relaxation up to a maximum of five years.
  • Ex-servicemen candidates who have put in not less than six months of continuous service in the Army, Navy or the Air Force shall be allowed to deduct the period of such service from their actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for the post by more than three years, they shall be deemed to have satisfied the condition regarding age limit.
  • Candidates with at least two years continuous service as a PGT/TGT or three years as a PRT in any Air Force School but presently not working in an Air Force School will be given age relaxation up to the extent of such service rendered in Air Force School.
  • Should be able to read, write and communicate fluently in English.
  • Desirable Qualifications (Due weight age to be given during selection)
  • Knowledge of computer applications, especially MS Office.
  • Ability to read/write/communicate in Hindi.

4) Nursery Trained Teacher

Education Qualifications:-

  • Senior Secondary with Nursery Teachers Training diploma or diploma in Nursery/Montessori/Pre-Primary Teachers Training from a Govt recognised institution. While candidates with higher qualifications may apply, preference will be given to candidates with diploma in Nursery/Montessori Training.
  • Should be in the age group of 21 to 45 years as on 01 July.
  • Women candidates and physically challenged candidates will be given age relaxation up to a maximum of five years.
  • Ex-servicemen candidates who have put in not less than six months of continuous service in the Army, Navy or the Air Force shall be allowed to deduct the period of such service from their actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for the post by more than three years, they shall be deemed to have satisfied the condition regarding age limit.
  • Candidates with at least two years continuous service as a PGT/TGT/PRT in any Air Force School but presently not working in an Air Force School will be given age relaxation up to the extent of such service rendered in Air Force School.
  • Should be able to read, write and communicate fluently in English. Desirable Qualifications (Due weight age to be given during selection).Basic knowledge of computer applications, especially MS Office. Should be able to read/write/communicate in Hindi. Experience in art, craft, cartoon, caricature, puppet making, music, dance etc.

Exam Pattern

  • AFSTET is a two hour objective-type multiple choice written test. Pass marks for the written test will be 60%.
  • All candidates who have passed the written test will then have to appear for a practical teaching demo, separately for each category applied for, at the Air Force School so designated by the Society. Pass marks for the teaching demo will be 75%.
  • Passed candidates will be issued with an Eligibility Card, which will give details of marks secured and other details of the candidate. 
    Note: There will be no negative marking.

How to apply?

Interest candidate can apply Only Online by visiting the official website of AFSTET

Exam Date 

Tentative exam date: Jun, 18 (Tentative date)

Exam Fee

Candidates must ensure that completed application form, along with the DD of Rs.100, is sent by registered post/speed post to Director Schools, Directorate of Education, 2nd Floor, West Block VI, RK Puram, New Delhi-110066.

Syllabus

AFSTET will consists of questions from the following subjects/Topics

1) English

2) Teaching Psychology

3) General Knowledge and Education.

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Exam Centers

            Test Centres in North

           Test Centres in East

           Test Centres in South

1. Air Force Junior School New Delhi

2. Air Force School Adampur

3. Air Force School Rajasansi

4. Air Force School Chandigarh

5. Air Force School Suratgarh

6. Air Force School Lucknow

7. Air Force School Srinagar

8. Air Force School Jammu

9. Air Force School Pathankot

 

1. Air Force School Guwahati

2. Air Force School Kumbhirgram

3. Air Force School Purnea

4. Air Force School Bihta

5. Air Force School Chabua

6. Air Force School Bagdogra

7. Air Force School Barrackpore

8. Air Force School Hasimara

9. Air Force School Kalaikunda

10. Air Force School Jorhat

1. Air Force School Akkulam

2. Air Force School Jalahalli

3. Air Force School Mysore

4. Air Force School Begumpet

5. Air Force School Tambaram

6. Air Force School Belgaum

7. Air Force School Coimbatore

 

           Test Centers in Central

                                         Test Centers in West

1. Air Force School Nagpur

2. Air Force School Gwalior

3. Air Force School Amla

4. Air Force School Kanpur

5. Air Force School Allahabad

6. Air Force School Agra

7. Air Force School Bareilly

8. Air Force School Gorakhpur

1. Air Force School Nal

2. Air Force School Vadodra

3. Air Force School Ojhar

4. Air Force School Thane

5. Air Force School Mount Abu

6. Air Force School Uttarlai

7. Air Force School Chandan Nagar 

8. Air Force School Kanakghati

9. Air Force School Jodhpur

10. Air Force School Jamnagar

11. Air Force School Bhuj

12. Air Force School SWAC (U)

13. Air Force School Jaisalmer


Contact Details

Director Schools
Directorate of Education
2nd Floor, West Block VI
RK Puram
New Delhi-110066.

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