AWES Teacher Eligibility Criteria & Selection Procedure 2016

AWES Teacher Eligibility Criteria & Selection Procedure 2016

AWES Teacher Recruitment 2016: Army Welfare Education Society has recently released an official notification for recruiting TGT, PGT and PRT in Army Public Schools through a Combined Selection Screening Examination. In this article, we will be discussing the AWES Teacher Eligibility Criteria and Selection Procedure 2016.

Army Public School (APS) is a well built system of public schools set forth for imparting education to the children of the Indian armed forces personnel. These schools are administered and managed by local Army authorities and affiliated to CBSE through  Army Welfare Education Society(AWES). Candidates looking for a govt. job in the teaching sector should definitely apply for this opening.


AWES Teacher Recruitment 2016 for PGT, TGT, PRT

As per the AWES guidelines, there are certain rules for candidates looking to apply for APS AWES recruitment Exam. Before proceeding to AWES Teacher Eligibility, let us have a look at the important dates for AWES teacher Recruitment 2016.

Starting Date For Submission Of Online Application form 17 August 2016
Last Date For Submission Of Online Application form 13 September 2016
Publication of  Results     15 December 2016

Army Welfare Education Society(AWES) is a unique organisation set with the purpose of providing quality education to children of military personnel. This year, around 8000 vacancies are available for candidates looking for teaching jobs across the country. Have a look at the AWES Teacher Eligibility Criteria for various posts under AWES APS recruitment 2016 from the section below.


AWES Teacher Eligibility Criteria 2016

There are certain sets of rules and basic criteria which a candidate needs to fulfill in order to apply for AWES Teacher recruitment exam. The criteria may vary from post to post. For your better understanding, we have mentioned the entire AWES Teacher Eligibility criteria for each post of APS AWES Recruitment 2016.

AWES Teacher Eligibility: Age Limit

Age limit as an eligibility criteria varies for different posts in case of APS Recruitment. Look at the table below to check the age limit for various posts of AWES Teacher recruitment 2016.

Here is the age criteria to be met by aspirants as on 01-04-2016, to apply for AWES Recruitment 2016.

  • Fresh Candidates: Below 40 years (except for NCR schools where TGT/PRT should be less than 29 yrs and PGT less than 36 years).
  • Experienced Candidates: Below 57 years (Should have minimum 5 years teaching experience in the last 10 years)

AWES Teacher Eligibility: Educational Qualification

According to the norms of APS AWES Teacher Recruitment Exam, candidates must hold a postgraduate degree with minimum 50 % marks for applying to PGT, and graduation degree with minimum of 50% marks for applying to posts like TGT & PRT.

Qualification for PGT Posts

Subject Educational Professional
Primary Alternative
English Masters Degree in English        B Ed
Hindi Masters Degree in Hindi B Ed
History Masters Degree in History B Ed
Geography Masters Degree in Geography      B Ed
Economics Masters Degree in Economics             B Ed
Masters Degree in Politics        MA in Public    
International relations       
B Ed
Maths Masters Degree in Maths          PG in Statistics/ Operational Research provided it is preceded by graduation in Maths Or
MSc Ed in Maths from
B Ed
Physics Masters Degree in Physics        MSc Ed in Physics from
B Ed
Chemistry Masters Degree in Chemistry
or Bio-Chemistry                         
PG in Pharma Chemistry provided it is preceded by graduation in Chemistry Or
MSc Ed in Chemistry from
B Ed
Biology Masters Degree in Zoology( with
Botany)/Botany(with Zoology)
PG in Micro
Biology/Agricultural Botany/genetics provided it is preceded by graduation in Botany/Zoology Or
MSc Ed in Zoology/ Botany from RCE, NCERT
B Ed
Biotech Masters Degree in
Biotechnology / Relevant
B Ed
Psychology Masters Degree in Psychology B Ed
Commerce Masters Degree in Commerce      B Ed
BE/BTech in Computer science/IT/ Computer Engg/
Electronins/ Electronics&
MCA/MSc Computer
MSC Maths/Physics/
Statistics and BSc
Computer Science/BCA/
3yr Diploma in Computer Engineering or IT/PGDCA recognized by AICTE Or
B Level from DOEACC
Home Science   Masters Degree in Home
B Ed
Physical Education Masters Degree  in Physical Education

Qualification for TGT Posts

Subject Educational Professional
Primary Alternative
English Degree in English                     BA Ed with English from RCE, NCERT B Ed
Hindi Degree in Hindi                        BA Ed with Hindi from RCE, NCERT B Ed
Sanskrit Degree in Sanskrit                   BA Ed with Sanskrit from RCE, NCERT B Ed
History Degree in History                     BA Ed with History from RCE, NCERT B Ed
Geography Degree in Geography                    BA Ed with Geography from RCE, NCERT B Ed


Degree in Politics                     BA Ed with Political Science from RCE, NCERT B Ed
Maths Degree in Maths                       BA Ed with Maths from RCE, NCERT B Ed
Physics Degree in Physics                     BSc Ed from RCE, NCERT B Ed
Chemistry Degree in Chemistry                 BSc Ed from RCE, NCERT     B Ed
Biology Degree with Botany & Zoology BSc Home Science             B Ed

Qualification for PRT Posts

For the post pf PRT, You need to have a graduation degree in B.ed or a 2 year diploma course or B.El.Ed (four year integrated course).

After getting familiarized with the AWES Teacher Eligibility, let’s have a look at the AWES Selection procedure for the posts of PGT, TGT amd PRT.


AWES Teacher Selection Procedure 2016

The selection procedure for APS AWES Teacher recruitment 2016 will have 3 levels i.e screening, interview and written examination. All aspiring candidates who are eligible will have to appear for the screening test first. Those who are able to clear the screening will then appear for the interview and the written test. 

To qualify for interview and evaluation of teaching skills, the candidates have to pass a Screening Examination. 

AWES Selection Procedure Stage 1: Screening Exam

AWES APS exam will be conducted on the Last Sunday of November/First  Sunday of December 2016. The online test will have MCQs. Those who qualify in this stage will be given Score Cards which are valid for life provided the candidates pick up teaching job in any CBSE affiliated school within three years from the date of passing the screening exam.

A Score Card will make candidates eligible to appear for the remaining stages of the selection process. In addition to fresh candidates, the following may also appear for the screening test:

  • Holders of Score Cards who want to improve their scores.
  • Those desirous of upgrading themselves. For E.g. a candidate holding Scorecard of TGT may now want to obtain a card for PGT, having acquired additional qualification.

The Screening exam for PGT/ TGT is divided into two parts and for PRT candidates need to go through only one part. To qualify for further stages of AWES, candidates must score 50% marks in each part.

AWES Selection Procedure Stage II: Interview

The second stage of AWES APS Teacher exam consists of a personality test or Interview. Based on the performance in screening test and also keeping in view the number of vacancies, the candidates will be called for interview. Once they clear the Interview, candidates move forward to the third stage of AWES APS 2016.

AWES Selection Procedure Stage III: Evaluation of Teaching skills

Third stage of AWES selection procedure is Evaluation of Teaching skills and computer proficiency through a Written Test. 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.

We hope this article provides you useful information on the AWES teacher eligibility criteria and selection procedure 2016.

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  1. If candidate is post graduate with first class and graduate with less than 50%msrks and Bed with second class is candidate eligible for the post of primary teacher

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