Eligibility Criteria for admission:
A. Candidate should be of Indian Nationality.
B. The candidate should satisfy Local/Non-Local Status requirements aslaid down in the A.P. Educational Institutions (Regulation of admission) Order 1974 as subsequently amended.
C. Candidate should have obtained a rank in DEECET 2014 and shouldsatisfy the eligibility criteria prescribed.
D. Age Limit: The candidates should have completed 17 years as on01-09-2014. There is no upper age limit.

Educational Qualifications:
I. The candidate who passed or appeared for the 10+2 FinalExaminations (qualifying examination) March-2014 or itsequivalent are eligible to appear for the entrance test. Butthey should have passed the qualifying examination by thetime of admission.

II. The candidate should have secured 45 percent of marksin aggregate in qualifying examination. The minimumpercentage of marks in the case of Scheduled Caste,
Scheduled Tribe and Physically Challenged candidatesshall however be 40 percent.’
Note: The candidates who passed Intermediate examination with vocational course(s) are not eligible.
Qualifying marks: Candidates belonging to “OC” and “BC” communities shall secure at least 35 percent marks in DEECET for assigning merit rank in the CET. However there shall be no minimum qualifying marks in respect of SC/ST candidates for allotment of seats reserved under the respective categories.

Scheme of Entrance Test:

Part I
(a) General Knowledge 5 Questions 5 Marks
(b) Teaching Aptitude Test 5 Questions 5 Marks
Part II
(a) General English 10 Questions 10 Marks
(b) Telugu/Urdu/Tamil 20 Questions 20 Marks
Part III
(a) Mathematics 20 Questions 20 Marks
(b) Physical Sciences 10 Questions 10 Marks
(c) Biological Sciences 10 Questions 10 Marks
(d) Social Studies 20 Questions 20 Marks
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(a) The subject and syllabi of the test shall be of the standard ofClasses VIII to X of A.P. State Syllabus for Part-II &Part III of the test.
(b) The medium of Entrance Test: Question paper shall be in Telugu/English or Urdu/English and Tamil/English only.
(c) The candidates who have studied SSC/Intermediate in the medium concerned (Telugu, Urdu, English or Tamil) or who studied Telugu or Urdu or Tamil as first language in SSC or its equivalent or who studied as one of the above languages in part II in Intermediate exam are alone eligible for admission of seats into concerned
medium viz. Telugu/Urdu/English/Tamil offered by the Institution concerned.
(d) Only the candidates who obtain qualifying marks in the DEECET shall be assigned ranks as per order of merit. However SC & ST candidates shall be given rank, irrespective of marks secured by them in DEECET.
(e) No requests for re-totaling of marks, revaluation of answer scripts or personal identification of answer scripts will be entertained.
(f) The DEECET will be conducted at different examination centers to be constituted at District Head quarters and any other placesidentified by the District Authorities.
(g) Tamil medium candidates should write the test in Chittoor districtHead Quarters only.

Allotment of Seats:
All the sanctioned intake of seats in D.Ed course in the Govt. DIETs and Convenor quota (Category-A) private un aided Elementary Teacher Education Institutions shall be filled by the Convener DEECET-2014. Such seats shall be allotted to the candidates on the basis of the rank obtained in DEECET-2014. The intake capacity in each institute may change fromtime to time as decided by NCTE (National Council for Teacher Education). The admission procedure will be followed as per G.O.Ms.No.63, EDUCATION(PE-PROGS.II) DEPARTMENT dated:28-10-2013.