DSC 2012 Eligibility Criteria,Educational Qualifications,Age Limits

DSC 2012 Educational Qualifications,Eligibility criteria,Age Limits

According to the DSC 2012 TRT Notification released by the Ministry for Medium School Education, applications are invited online from the candidates for selection to the 21,343 various posts of School Assistants, Language Pundits, Secondary Grade Teachers and Physical Education Teachers in Government, Zilla Parishad, Mandal Parishad Schools and the schools under the control of Project officer, I.T.D.As and Municipalities in the state unit wise. Interested candidates are required to submit their applications online  on any day from 16-02-2012 to  17–02-2012 by mentioning the District concerned, where he/she would like to seek selection. Candidates who desire to apply for more than one post based on their eligibility shall have to submit separate  applications for each post.

DSC Method of Recruitment/Mode of Selection ::

The Recruitment shall be through a selection process consisting of Written Test, and other criteria stipulated by the Government from time to time.  The total marks shall be 100 (One Hundred) out of which 80% shall be for  the Written Test  (DSC Teachers Recruitment Test)  and remaining 20% for APTET score for all the posts, except Physical  Education  Teacher  for  which  the  total  100 marks shall be for the written test only.

Eligibility criteria ::

  • All DSC TRT,Teachers Recruitment Test Aspirants must  possess  APTET  (Paper-I)  Pass  Certificate/ Memorandum of marks in respect of SGT and APTET (Paper–II  with any optional subject) Pass Certificate/ Memorandum of marks in respect of School Assistant and Language Pandit, with
  1. 60% and above marks for GEN candidates
  2. 50% and above marks for B.C candidates
  3. 40% and above marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates
  • A candidate should possess academic and professional/ Training qualifications & the certificate issued by an institution/University shall not be taken into consideration if the said institution/ University does not have Permission/Recognition of NCTE/UGC respectively as per Law.
  •  Must  posses Intermediate Certificate issued by the  Board  of  Intermediate  Education,  Andhra Pradesh or other equivalent certificates recognized by Board of Intermediate Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Candidates with Distance Mode courses recognized by Joint Committee comprising University Grants Commission, Distance Education Council (DEC), All India Council for Technical Education AICTE are also eligible to apply. And candidates with Special Education Courses recognized by Rehabilitation Council of India also can apply.

Educational Qualifications ::

Qualifications for School Assistants:-

(a) School Assistant (Mathematics):-  Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree with Mathematics / Applied  Mathematics /  Statistics as the main subject OR one of the three equal optional subjects and a B.Ed degree with Mathematics as a  methodology subject.

(b) School Assistant (Physical Sciences) :  Must posses a Bachelors Degree with at least two of the following  subjects  as  optional  subjects:  Physics  / Applied  Physics  /  Engineering  Physics  & Instrumentation/Electronics/Computer  Science  and Chemistry /  Applied Chemistry /  Industrial  Chemistry / Pharmaceutical Chemistry /  Medicinal Chemistry /  BioChemistry  /  Geology  or  either  Physics  /  its  allied subjects or Chemistry / its allied subjects as one of the main subject and other as subsidiary / ancillary subject and  B.Ed.  degree  with  Physical  Science  /  Physics  / Chemistry / Science as a methodology subject.

(c) School Assistant (Biological Science) :  Must  posses  a  Bachelors  Degree  with  Botany  and Zoology as optional subjects or one of the  two as main and the other as subsidiary subject or any two of other allied subjects  viz.  Public  Health  /  Human Genetics  / Genetics  /  Bio-chemistry  /  Environment  Sciences  / Micro-biology / Bio-Technology / Industrial Micro-biology /  Agriculture/  Food  Technology/  Fisheries/ Nutrition/geology/Sericulture/Horticulture/Forestry/ Poultry  and a B.Ed.  Degree with  Biological  Science  / Natural  Sciences /  Science /  Botany /  Zoology/   as  a methodology subject.

(d) School Assistant (Social Studies) :  Must  posses a Bachelors Degree with  any two of the following subjects as optional or one of them as a main and any other one as a subsidiary subject – (i) History (ii)  Economics (iii)  Geography (iv)  Political Science (v) Public Administration (vi) Sociology (vii) Commerce (viii) Politics  (ix)  Social  Anthropology  (x)  Ancient  Indian History Culture & Archaeology (xi)  Anthropology  (xii) Social Work (xiii) Philosophy and (xiv) Psychology.


B. Com with any four of the following six subjects: (i)  Economics  /  Business  Economics  (ii)  Business Organization and Management (iii) Statistics / Business Statistics  /  Quantitative  Techniques   (iv)  Financial Services,  Banking  and  Insurance  (v)  Accountancy  / Financial  Accounting (vi)  Fundamentals of Information Technology


B.Ed.  Degree  with  Social  Studies  /  Social  Sciences  / Geography/  History  /  Politics  Political  Science/ Economics as a methodology subject.

(e) School Assistant (English) :  A Bachelors Degree with English as the main subject or one of the optional subjects or a Post Graduate Degree in  English  and  a  B.  Ed  Degree  with  English  as methodology subject.

Qualifications for Physical Education Teacher PET:: Must  possess  Intermediate  Certificate  issued  by  the Board  of  Intermediate  Education,  Andhra  Pradesh  or equivalent  certificate  recognized  by  Board  of Intermediate  Education,  Govt.  of  A.P.   and an under graduate  diploma  in  Physical  Education  (U.G.D.P.Ed.) recognized by NCTE.
Must  possess  a  Bachelor’s  Degree  and  a  B.P.Ed  or M.P.Ed recognized by NCTE.

Qualifications for School Assistants (Physical Education) :: Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent and a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education or its equivalent or M.P.Ed.

For School Assistants Languages Syllabus CLICK HERE

Qualifications for Secondary Grade Teacher ::   Must  possess  Intermediate  Certificate  issued  by  the Board  of  Intermediate  Education,  Andhra  Pradesh  or any other equivalent certificate recognized  by Board of Intermediate  Education,  Govt.  of  A.P.   and  two  year D.Ed. Certificate issued by the Director of Government Examinations,  Andhra  Pradesh  or  its  equivalent certificate recognized by NCTE.

Qualifications for Language Pandit :: Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree with respective language(Telugu,Hindi,Sanskrit,etc) as the main subject or one of the three equal optional subjects or Bachelor’s Degree in Oriental Language in respective language  (B.O.L) or its equivalent or a Post Graduate Degree and B.Ed with resp. language as methodology or Pandit Training or its  equivalent.

Age Limits for DSC 2012 :: Minimum 18 years & Maximum 39 Years

Click here for AP DSC SYLLABUS for School Assistants,Secondary Grade Teachers,Physical Education Teachers,Language Pundits


  1. Sir I have completed my b.sc biotechnology (biotechnology, microbiology, chemistry)B.Ed with. 1method bio science, 2 method physical science.. Am I eligible for Dsc 2016 bio r physical edi eligible sir please give me information

  2. Can anybody suggest my eligibility for School Assistant/SGT on my educational back ground.Here I was graduate in Social studies by distance education and regular Bachelor of education was completed in september 2014 in Telugu medium and there is no Intermediate educational qualification.Please suggest.

  3. Sir/madam,
    i was studied in B.A by distance education from Nagarjuna University in 2007 and Bachelor of education in regularly in sep2014.But which post eligibility in DSC 2014 inAP

  4. sir/madam ,i have completed ma english 2012-2014 in open university at the same time i.e in 2013-2014 ,i have completed b.ed..so whether eligible to write SAenglish sir/madam.

  5. hello sir/madam,

    i have completed my bsc with microbiology,chemistry,computer applications.
    am i eligle for TET-DSC.

  6. i have done my BS.c with biochemistry, botany, chemistry. BE.d Biological science . Am i eligible for DS.c -2013. please clarify my doubt

  7. sir i completed upto SSC in nalgonda distric.after that upto PG completed in Rangareddy distric and also i have all certificates from rangareedy distric only so now which distric i can apply for dsc 2013.but i dont have any certificate in nalgonda distric at least voter id also but that is my mothers mom area so please help me which distric i can apply

  8. sir, I completed Bsc (biotech, chemistry, zoology) and bed (biological science) whether i eligible for dsc ?

  9. i passed b.com.,bed as oriya is the first languge and all groups in telugu medium from class I.and qulifid tet. Am i eligble for oriya s.a. (social).

  10. i did my Bsc with chemistry,microbiology&computers are as my optional subjects and BEd with biological science,physicalscience as methods so am i eligible to write DSC 2012 sir?
    TET also qualified sir please send me the message sir.

  11. sir i completed bsc.b.ed and i qualified in tet. but my methodology is biological science & english but in tet by mistake the subjects are biological science and telugu are displayed
    sir what can i do now.tellme sir please

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