What are the passing marks for different categories in AP TET 2024 exam?

Unveiling the Passing Marks for AP TET 2024

The wait is over! The results for the Andhra Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (AP TET) 2024 are finally here. Candidates who took the exam can now check their scores and determine their eligibility for teaching positions in the state.

Minimum Marks Required

To pass the AP TET exam, candidates must score a certain minimum percentage of marks based on their category. Here’s a breakdown of the passing marks:

  • General Category: 60%
  • Backward Classes (BC): 50%
  • Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Disabilities (PWD), and Ex-Servicemen: 40%

Categorizing Candidates

The AP TET exam categorizes candidates into four primary groups, each with its own set of passing marks:

  1. General: Candidates from the open category, without any reservations or special considerations.
  2. Backward Classes (BC): Candidates belonging to socially and economically backward communities.
  3. Scheduled Castes (SC): Candidates from communities historically faced with discrimination and social barriers.
  4. Scheduled Tribes (ST): Candidates from indigenous communities with unique cultural and linguistic identities.

Additional Categories

In addition to the above categories, AP TET also recognizes and provides passing marks accommodations for:

  • Persons with Disabilities (PWD): Candidates with physical, intellectual, or developmental disabilities.
  • Ex-Servicemen: Candidates who have served in the Indian Armed Forces.

Understanding Your Result

Your AP TET result scorecard will indicate whether you have passed or failed the exam. If you meet the passing marks for your category, you will receive an eligibility certificate, which is a crucial requirement for pursuing teaching opportunities in Andhra Pradesh.

What’s Next After Passing AP TET?

Passing the AP TET exam opens doors to teaching jobs in government schools across the state. Candidates who successfully pass the exam can apply for vacancies in various subject areas and classes. The certificate is valid for a lifetime, which means you can apply for teaching positions whenever you wish.

Additional Resources

AP TET 2024 Official Website

AP TET Results 2024 Direct Link

AP TET Exam Pattern and Syllabus


The release of AP TET 2024 results marks an important milestone for candidates aspiring to become teachers in Andhra Pradesh. Understanding the passing marks for different categories is essential for assessing your performance and planning your next steps in the teaching profession. Congratulations to all the successful candidates, and best wishes to everyone for their future endeavors.

By Deepika

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