Stage-I (Screening Exam)
An 'Online Screening Test' is conducted each year in the month of Oct/Nov, for vacancies likely to arise during the ensuing academic year. This shall be conducted On-Line by an agency identified by HQ AWES centrally, to ensure uniform quality of teachers in all Army Public Schools. Those who qualify in this stage will be gived a Score Card (generally termed as CSB Score Card), which shall be valid for life provided the candidate picks up a teaching job within three years from the date of passing the screening exam in any CBSE affiliated school for a continuous during of at least one year. A Score Card will made candidate eligible to appear for the remaining stages of the selection process. In addition to fresh candidates, the following may also appear for the screening test :-
(a) Holders of Score Cards who want to improve their scores.
(b) Those desirous of upgrading themselves, that is, a candidate holding Score Card of TGT may now want to obtain a card of PGT, having acquired additional qualification.
(c) The CSB Score cards held from previous Screening Tests are valid for three years from the date of issue. Their validity automatically gets extended for life provided all of the following conditions are fulfilled :-
(i) The candidate should have served in any CBSE Recognized School with Three Years of passing the online CSB Exam.
(ii) Should have served at the level (PGT/TGT/PRT) for which the score card made him/her eligible for employment in an APS.
(iii) The employment so taken up should be unbroken service of at least nine continuous months of an academic session.
Please note that holding a Score card by itself does not entitle you to an appointments as teacher in any Army Public School. It only renders you eligible for Stage II & III of the selection process.