Army Public School Teacher Preparation Tips

ByAshish  |  Updated on: Dec 31, 2020Army Public School Recruitment 2020 Result out for teacher vacancies. The merit list and cut off marks for 8000 TGT PGT & PRT posts is out now.
Army Public School Recruitment 2020 Result out for teacher vacancies. The merit list and cut off marks for 8000 TGT PGT & PRT posts is out now.
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Army School Preparation Tips 2020

Army Public School Exam Preparation Tips 2020: Army Welfare Education Society  (AWES) released the notification on 1st October 2020 for APS November 2020 exam. The exam will be going to held soon. This is the right time to plan your APS preparation strategy to get better outcomes. Candidates often look for reliable solutions for "how to prepare for APS exam" but confuse about the acknowledgement on the basics of the preparation.

Thus, to provide you with ease, we are sharing some of the key beneficial APS preparation tips and tricks to crack the November 2020 exam. 

Important Tips and Strategy for Army Public School Teacher 2020 Exam

1. Follow Army Teacher Exam Pattern and Syllabus:

Complete Knowledge of Exam pattern and syllabus is very helpful to crack the exam. In this exam have 1/4th negative marking and there are two parts of Exam pattern.  Part -A is a general aptitude test and it is same for TGT, PGT & PRT Candidates but Part-B is concerned subject test and it is only for TGT and PGT Candidates. 

PostPaperContentsMax MarksDuration of Exam Important Information
PGT/ TGT Part AGeneral Awareness, Mental Ability, English Comprehension,
Educational Concepts and Methodology, Inclusive Education, & IT.
90 180 Mins

For TGT papers of Science
& Social Science subjects,
there will be a portion of
questions pertaining to
parallel subjects.


Part BSpecific to Subject90
PRTPart AGeneral Awareness, Mental Ability, English Comprehension, Educational Concepts and
Methodology, Inclusive Education, & IT.
9090 Mins
Hindi or Sanskrit teachers
will get a Bilingual Paper.

2. Practice Mock Test:

  • The mock test is very helpful to increase speed and accuracy.
  • Through the Regular practice of Mock test, candidates can manage time effectively.
  • After completing the mock test analyze your score and work on your weak section.  
  • Must practice Army mini mock test because it is based on a recent exam pattern and syllabus.

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3. Practice Previous Year Paper & Computer Question:

  • Previous year question paper is helpful to understand the nature of the exam pattern.
  • Very Helpful for distribution and difficulty Level of Questions. 
  • Must practice basic computer fundamental question because last year 15 question was asked on this subject.

4. Learn the Basic Concept and Practise Quizzes Online

  • As it is just a qualifying exam and we need to answer only one option out of four (MCQ) try to cover as much as you can be related to the topic.

5. Focus on Weak Area

  • Identify the subject in which you are weak which can be any one of these -  Mathematics if your calculations are weak practice as many questions as you can to increase the speed.
  • If you are not good at remembering events try to prepare a flow chart for it.
  • Practice APS previous year question paper to understand your weak points.

6.. Effective Time Management:

  • Effective time management very important because you need to complete the test within 90 minutes.
  • Don't spend too much time on any single question.
  • Try to attempt easy question first and complete the subject within the allotted time limit.

7. Army Teacher Exam Qualifying Marks.

  • Don't guess the answers because there will be negative marking.1/4 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • To qualify for a post, the candidate must score a minimum of 50 % marks in each part.
  • There is section cutoff so candidates need to clear both parts.

Subject-wise preparation tips for Army School Teacher Exam 2020

1. Tips for General Knowledge Section:

  • 15 to 20 questions will be asked on this subject. Don't spend much time in this section so you can save time for other subjects.
  • Only Attempt Sure Question don't attempt the unsure question
  • In this section mostly question asked from General  Science, Geography, static GK and current affairs.

2. Tips for Mental & Numerical Ability Section:

  • From mental and numerical ability subject 20 to 25 question will be asked. You should complete this subject within 25 minutes.
  • This is easy and scoring subject but calculative.
  • Try to attempt given topic 1st so easily can score good marks in less time.
  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Series
  • Word formulation/Alphabet test
  • Syllogisms 
  • Simplification 
  • Arithmetic Question 
  • Geometry question

3. Tips for Education Concept and Methodology:

  • This is a very important subject because 12 to 15 question will be asked from these subjects
  • In this section, the easy question will ask so don't study in deep.
  • This is a very practical subject so don't confuse and read every question very carefully.
  • Must revise all theories related to teaching and methods of teaching.

4. Tips for the English Language:

  • In this subject total, 15 to 20 questions will be asked. Don't spend much time in this section so you can save time for other subjects.
  • Try to attempt 1st given question
  • Grammar Questions
  • Word Usage question 
  • Unseen Passages

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Ashish is a management professional with more than 4 years of experience as Mentor in Education sector. Currently working as Community Manager of Teaching exams category at Gradeup. He helps to provide quality content and solves the doubt of aspirants preparing for the exams. His email address is
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How do you crack army public school exams?

  • Some of the points that can be helpful in the exam preparation are

    1. Analyse the previous year question paper
    2. Thoroughly understand the syllabus and exam pattern
    3. Give mock tests on a daily basis
    4. Make a time table for daily revision
    5. Work on your speed and accuracy
    6. Consistent hard work
    7. Be confident and positive

Does the army teacher recruitment exam have negative marking?

  • Yes, there's negative marking and for every wrong answer, 1/4th mark will be deducted.

How do I prepare for an army public school interview?

  • The question that is asked in the interview will be based on the profile your choose for the job that is either PRT, TGT or PGT post. The questions can be from your academics and sometimes based on the teaching methodology. Have a clear vision and deep knowledge of your subject. Be practical and listen to the questions carefully before answering. If possible get in touch with the candidates who have either qualified or have given the interview themselves. 

Can I prepare for an Army school teacher in one month?

  • One month time is quite less and will only be appropriate for revision. If a candidate smartly plans and dedicatedly time for studies you can surely ace the exam.

What will be the mode of questions paper?

  • The questions paper will be only in the English Language except for the subject like Hindi and Sanskrit, which will be partially in Hindi.

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