AP DSC 2023 Notification, Online Form, Eligibility, Exam Syllabus

Andhra Pradesh District Selection Committee AP DSC will release the notification in the month of September tentatively. The examination will be an enrolment test for the posts such as SGT, TGT, PGT, SA, PET, and LP. Therefore, aspiring candidates must check the full article in order to gather all the information related to AP DSC 2023.

AP DSC 2023 Schedule

Events Exam Date
Official notification releases on November  2022
The online registration process begins January 2023
Exam date March 2023
Result declaration May 2023
Document verification May 2023
AP DSC Joining on June 2023

Eligibility Criteria

For the Post of:

School Assistants (Non-languages)

  • Candidates must have cleared paper 2 –A in the AP TET exam.
  • Candidates must have a graduation and B.Ed. degree with 45-50% marks.

School Assistants (language)

  • Candidates must have cleared paper 3 or 4 in the AP TET exam.
  • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and B.Ed. with any language such as Hindi, Telugu, and English etc.

Postgraduate Teacher (PGT)

  • Candidates must have a master’s degree and B.Ed. in the relevant subject with 45-50% marks.
  • It is not mandatory to qualify for TET.

Language Pandits

  • Candidates must have cleared paper 1, 2, or 3 in the AP TET exam.
  • The candidate must have done the language pandit course.
  • Candidates with graduation and post-graduation degrees in relevant languages can also apply.

Secondary Grade Teacher (SGT)

  • Candidates with D.El.Ed /B.Ed/ B.El.Ed is eligible to apply.
  • TET or TRT will be conducted for SGT posts.

Physical Education Trainers (PET)

  • For this post, B.P.Ed or M.P.Ed is mandatory.
  • Candidates must have cleared AP TET for this post.

AP DSC Exam Pattern


Subject No. and type of questions Marks
English language proficiency test 100 (MCQ) 100


Subject No. and type of questions Marks
General knowledge and current affairs 20 10
Perspective in education 10 05
The methodology of the concerned subject 40 20
Classroom implications of educational psychology 10 05
The content of the concerned subject 80 40
Total 160 questions 80 Marks

NOTE- The duration will be 2 hours and 30 minutes each for both the paper (1 and 2).

AP DSC 2023 Exam Syllabus


General Knowledge and Current Affairs


  • Perspectives in Education
  • History of Education

The Education in Ancient India – Pre-Vedic and Post-Vedic period, Medieval Education.

Education in Pre Independent era –  Hunter commission (1882), Woods Despatch (1854), Sargent Committee (1944),  Hartog Committee (1929).

Education in Post Independent era – Kothari Commission (1964-66), Mudaliar Commission (1952-53), NPE – 1986, POA -1992,  Ishwarbhai Patel committee (1977)

Teacher Empowerment:

Interventions for empowerment, need, Teacher motivation, Professional development of Teachers and Teacher organizations, National / State Level Organizations for Teacher Education, Maintenance of Records and Registers in Schools, Professional code of conduct for teachers.

Educational Concerns in Contemporary India:

Equality, Quality in education, Democracy, and Education, Equality of Educational opportunities, Equity.

Education as Human Capital, Economics of Education, Literacy- Saakshar Bharat mission, Education and Human Resource Development.

Gender – Equality, Equity, and Empowerment of Women, Population Education, Life skills, Urbanization and migration.

Adolescence Education

Value Education – Professional ethics and Moral Value in Education.

Health and Physical Education

Inclusive Education – Classroom Management in Inclusive Education

Role of Education in view of Privatization, Liberalization, and Globalization.

Programs and Projects – DPEP, APPEP, Sarva Siksha Abhiyan, Rashtriya Aveshekar Abhiyan (RAA), National Program for Education of Girls at Elementary Level (NPEGEL), Rashtriya Madhyamika Siksha Abhiyan(RMSA), Incentives and special provisions – Mid Day Meals, Free Books, Scholarship, Awards, Welfare Hostels, Transportation, Model Schools, KGBVs.

Current Trends in Education – Badi ki Vasta, Badi pelusthondi, Swacha patasala, Mavuru – Mana Badi, Inspire, Kalavutsav and Vidyanjali.

Acts / Rights:

Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act – 2009

Right to Information Act – 2005

Child Rights

Human Rights.

National Curriculum – Framework, 2005: Perspective, Guiding Principles,

Teaching-Learning Process, Learning, and knowledge, Systemic Reforms, Assessment.


III. Educational Psychology

Development of Child:  Growth & Maturation – Concept & Nature, Development, Factors influencing development – biological, psychological, sociological, emotional. Understanding development – Piaget, Kohlberg, Carl Rogers, Chomsky, Erikson, Carl Rogers. Principles of development and their education implication. Dimensions of Development and their interrelationship – Physical & Motor, Cognitive, Emotional, Social, Moral, Language relating to Infancy, early Childhood, late Childhood, Adolescence.

Individual differences: Creativity, EQ, assessment of intelligence, Inter, and intraindividual differences, meaning, nature, and theories of intelligence with special emphasis on multiple intelligence, IQ. Attitude, Aptitude, Interest, Habit and its Influence on Intelligence – Classroom implementation.

Learning: Phases, factors, theories and approaches to learning, learning curves, Memory, Dimensions of learning, Transfer of learning. Forgetting, Types of learning.

Classroom implementation – Learning and assessment- Inclusive Education Children with special needs.

Personality: Assessment of personality, Mental health, Nature, characteristics, theories of personality, factors of Personality, Symptoms, and management. Emotional intelligence, Management of emotions –Classroom implementation, Adjustment, Stress – nature.

AP DSC 2023 FAQs

Question: What are the posts under AP DSC?

Ans. It includes posts such as SGT, TGT, PGT, PET, SA, LP.

Question: When will the AP DSC exam 2023 be conducted?

Ans. The exam will be conducted in the month of March 2023.

Question: How to check the AP DSC Result?

Ans. The result can be checked on the official website i.e. www.apdsc.gov.in.

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