Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test (AP EDCET)
Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test (AP EDCET)

The Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test (AP EDCET) is a state-level Education entrance exam organized by Andhra University (AU Vishakhapatnam) for admission to B.Ed, B.Ed Spl. courses in University, Government, Aided, and Private Colleges of Education.

AP EDCET

The exam is taken by thousands of students every year who aspire to pursue a career in teaching. Cracking the AP EDCET exam is crucial to secure a seat in a reputed B.Ed college in the state of Andhra Pradesh. In this article, we will discuss the AP EDCET exam in detail, including eligibility criteria, exam pattern, important dates, and tips to crack the exam.

The full form of AP EdCET is Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test. It is organized by Andhra University at a State level.

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AP EdCET 2023 Exam Date

EventDates
Release of notification22 Mar 2023
Release of AP EdCET 2023 application form24 Mar 2023
Last date to apply online without late fee23 Apr 2023
Last date to apply with a late fee of Rs 100002 May 2023
Application form correction03 to 06 May 2023
Last date to apply with a late fee of Rs 200010 May 2023
Application form correction for those who submitted with a late fee of Rs 200011 May 2023
AP EdCET 2023 admit card release date12 May 2023
AP EdCET 2023 Exam Date20 May 2023 (9 am to 11 am)
Release of official answer key24 May 2023 (10 am)
Last date and Time of objections in Preliminary Key26 May 2023 (5 pm)
AP EdCET 2023 result announcementAs per AU Vishakhapatnam
AP EdCET 2023 Exam Date

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Application fee for AP EdCET 

The application fee for this exam must be paid online only. The application cost for appearing in this test can be paid by credit/debit card or net banking. The following is the information on the application fee.

CategoryFee
OthersINR 650
OBCINR 500
SC/STINR 450
Application fee for AP EdCET 

How to Fill the AP EdCET

  • Step 1: Go to sche.ap.gov.in, which is the official website.
  • Step 2: Locate the application form link and complete the application form.
  • Step 3: After that, you must pay the application fee.
  • Step 4: After you’ve made your payment, begin filling out the application form.
  • Step 5: Fill in the blanks with information on the candidate, their address, the specifics of the common entrance exam, and their address.
  • Step 6: After filling out all of the required information, upload the documents requested in the application form, such as photographs and signatures.
  • Step 7: Preview the application form before submitting it, and then print it off after submitting it.

Document required for AP EdCET 

  • Mark sheet for tenth grade
  • 12th-grade report card
  • Certificate of Caste (if applicable)
  • Original and photocopy of bachelor’s degree
  • The result of the Exam
  • Domicile
  • Admissions card

AP EdCET – Overview

AspectsDetails
Name of ExamAP EdCET
Full Form of AP EdCETAndhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test
Organizing BodyAU Vishakhapatnam
Full Form of AU VishakhapatnamAndhra University
Type of ExamEducation Entrance Exam
Level of ExamState
RegionAndhra Pradesh
Official Websitecets.apsche.ap.gov.in
Courses Where Admission is Through AP EdCETB.Ed, B.Ed Spl. courses
Colleges Where Admission is Through AP EdCETUniversity, Government, Aided and Private Colleges of Education
Minimum Educational Qualification B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Sc. (Home Science) / B.Com. / B.C.A. / B.B.M. / BE / B.Tech
Mode of ExamOnline
Type of QuestionsMultiple choice
Number of Questions150
Total Marks150
Exam Duration2 hours
Subjects in Question PaperGeneral English, General Knowledge, Teaching Aptitude, Methodology
AP EdCET – Overview

AP EdCET Exam Pattern

AP EdCET Exam Pattern
AP EdCET Exam Pattern

The exam pattern is as follows

  • Mode of Exam – The exam  is a Online test.
  • Question type – The questions are Multiple choice.
  • Number of Questions – There are 150 questions in the entrance exam.
  • Total Marks – Maximum marks in the exam is 150.
  • Exam Duration – The entrance exam is of 2 hours.
  • Language of Question Paper – The question paper is in language English and Telugu except for English methodology. However, candidates opting to write the Entrance Test in Urdu medium will be provided with English / Urdu paper..

AP EdCET Eligibility Criteria

The Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education, Amravati, establishes the eligibility requirements on behalf of Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. Before applying for the exam, candidates must be aware of the eligibility requirements. More information about the eligibility conditions can be found further down.

Nationality

Candidates who are citizens of India are eligible to take this test.

Age Limit

Candidates applying for the exam must be at least 19 years old to be considered. There are no age restrictions.

Educational Qualification

Before applying for this exam, the candidate must meet specific educational requirements. Some of these have been covered in more detail below.

  • Candidates must have completed or been in their last year of a bachelor’s degree. 
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 50% in their undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
  • Candidates who have earned a 50 percent grade in their B.E/B. Tech (with Physics and Mathematics) are also eligible to take the exam.
  • Candidates can apply for the exam if they have completed a 5-year integrated degree program in any relevant subject.

AP EdCET Exam Centers

  • Visakhapatnam
  • Rajamahendravaram
  • Kakinada
  • Nandyal
  • Kadapa
  • Bhimavaram
  • Vizianagaram
  • Ongole
  • Chittoor
  • Srikakulam
  • Puttur
  • Vijayawada
  • Guntur
  • Kurnool
  • Nellore
  • Anantapuram
  • Tirupathi

Official Website

The official website is cets.apsche.ap.gov.in.

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