AP ECET 2024 - Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Admission Procedure

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Updated On: March 18, 2024 10:16 am IST

AP ECET 2024 exam date is May 8, 2024. Check all details about AP ECET 2023 such as eligibility, AP ECET exam pattern, AP ECET application process here.

AP ECET 2024 - Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Admission Procedure

AP ECET 2024 - Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Admission Procedure: The AP ECET 2024 exam is scheduled to be conducted on May 8, 2024. Andhra Pradesh State Council for Higher Education (APSCHE) has been entrusted with the responsibility of conducting Common Entrance Tests (CETs) for various professional courses across Andhra Pradesh. APSCHE bestows the responsibility of conducting entrance exams to various institutes across the state. Amongst the entrance exams of APSCHE, AP ECET is one of the most popular entrance exams, which is conducted for granting admission into B.Tech Lateral entry courses. Usually, JNTU Anantpur has entrusted the responsibility of conducting AP ECET 2024 on behalf of APSCHE. However, the scope of JNTU Anantapur is limited to conducting the entrance test and declaring the results. The AP ECET counselling process is conducted by APSCHE. Candidates can check all the details pertaining to AP ECET 2024 exam such as eligibility, application procedure, admission process, exam pattern, and important dates, etc. from this article.

AP ECET 2024 Important Dates

The AP ECET 2024 important dates have been provided in the table below.

Release of AP ECET 2024 application formMarch 15, 2024
Last date to register for AP ECET 2024 without a late feeApril 15, 2024
Submission of AP ECET 2024 application form with a late fee of Rs. 500April 22, 2024
Submission of AP ECET 2024 application form with a late fee of Rs. 2,000April 29, 2024
Submission of AP ECET 2024 application form with a late fee of Rs. 5,000May 2, 2024
Release of AP ECET 2024 hall ticketMay 1, 2024
AP ECET 2024 Exam DateMay 8, 2024
AP ECET 2024 ResultTo be notified 

AP ECET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for AP ECET 2024 can be divided into several components. The AP ECET eligibility criteria 2024 include domicile rules, academic requirements, and local candidate status. The branch-wise eligibility criteria can also be checked here.

Domicile Rules

  • AP ECET 2024 aspirants must be bonafide residents of Andhra Pradesh
  • The aspirants must have studied in Andhra Pradesh for a consecutive period of 4-7 years
  • The candidates who have completed their Class 10 & Intermediate from Andhra Pradesh are also treated as a local candidate.
  • 85% of B.Tech Lateral Entry seats in Andhra Pradesh are reserved for local candidates
  • Candidates from other states can only apply for 15% management quota seats in private engineering colleges

Academic Requirements

  • Candidates who have completed Diploma in Engineering & Technology are eligible for direct second-year admission in a B.Tech course through lateral entry
  • Candidates who have completed Diploma in Pharmacy are eligible for second-year direct admission in the B.Pharmacy course
  • Candidates who have completed B.Sc degree with Mathematics as one of the subjects can also apply for direct second-year admission in B.Tech course through lateral entry
  • AP ECET 2024 aspirants must have a minimum of 45% of marks in qualifying exams to be eligible for the entrance exam
  • The minimum qualifying marks for SC/ ST categories to appear for AP ECET 2024 is 40%

Local Status of Candidates Migrated from Telangana to Andhra Pradesh and Vice-Versa

  • Candidates who have migrated from Telangana to Andhra Pradesh and Vice-Versa between 2018 June to 2023 June are treated as local candidates in Andhra Pradesh
  • The above rule is applicable for AP ECET 2024.

AP ECET 2024 B.Tech Branch-Wise Eligibility Criteria

AP ECET 2024 is conducted in various branches of engineering, and there is a specific eligibility criterion for each paper. Candidates can check the branch-wise eligibility criteria of AP ECET 2024 here.

Name of the AP ECET Engineering Subject Paper

Eligible Diploma Candidates


  • Candidates who have passed B.Sc with Mathematics as one of the subjects

Mining Engineering

  • Industrial Production Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mining Engineering

Metallurgical Engineering

Metallurgical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Printing Technology
  • Packaging Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Jewellery Design and Manufacturing
  • Industrial Production Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Footwear Technology
  • Automobile Engineering

Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

  • Applied Electronics and Instrumentation
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Electronics and Instrumentation

Electronics and Communication Engineering

  • Electronics and Telematics
  • Electronics and Instrumentation
  • Applied Electronics and Instrumentation
  • Embedded Systems
  • Communication Engineering
  • Industrial Electronics
  • TV and Sound
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

  • Information Technology
  • Special Diploma in Electronics with Computer
  • Electronics and Computer
  • Computer Engineering

Civil Engineering

  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Technology

Chemical Engineering

  • Petrochemical Engineering
  • Petroleum Technology
  • Chemical-Sugar Technology
  • Chemical-Oil Technology
  • Chemical Plastics-Polymers
  • Chemical-Petrochemical
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Textile Engineering
  • Ceramic Engineering

Ceramic Technology

  • Ceramic Technology


  • Chemical Engineering
  • Pharmacy
  • Biotechnology

AP ECET 2024 Application Form

AP ECET 2024 application form was released on March 15, 2024 in the online mode. The online application process for AP ECET 2024 involves different steps, and the candidates must follow the instructions carefully while filling out the application form. The different steps or stages involved in the AP ECET 2024 application process can be checked below. Firstly, the candidates must have an idea of the application fee of AP ECET 2024.

AP ECET 2024 Application Fee

AP ECET 2024 application fee for various categories can be checked below. The candidates can pay the AP ECET 2024 application fee in online mode.

Name of the Category

AP ECET Application Fee


Rs. 600


Rs. 500

BCRs. 550

How to Fill AP ECET 2024 Application Form?

AP ECET application form 2024 submission can be made in online mode or through the nearest AP Online centers. Candidates applying for AP ECET 2024 through AP Online centers must carry the application fee in the form of cash along with relevant documents such as Aadhaar card details, Hall tickets of qualifying exams, passport-size photograph, etc. The AP Online centre representative shall complete the online application submission of the candidate. Students can pay the exam fee at the AP Online center.

Candidates who wish to submit the online application form for AP ECET 2024 must follow the steps mentioned below –

Application Fee Payment:

  • Firstly, the candidates must pay the AP ECET 2024 application
  • Visit the official website of AP ECET
  • Click on the option that indicates ‘Step 1 – Fee Payment’
  • Enter the Diploma or B.Sc Hall Ticket Number
  • Enter other details such as Name, DOB, Mobile Number etc.
  • Click on ‘Initiate Payment’ option
  • Pay the AP ECET 2024 application fee by using Debit Card/ Credit Card or Internet Banking facility
  • You will receive ‘Payment Reference ID’ and Fee Payment Confirmation on your mobile
  • A receipt for the same will be also displayed on the screen

AP ECET 2024 Online Application Form Submission

  • After the payment of the application fee, come back to the homepage of the AP ECET website
  • Click on the option that indicates ‘Step 3 – Fill Application Form’
  • Enter the Payment Reference ID, Diploma/ B.Sc Hall Ticket Number, Mobile Number and Date of Birth
  • Click on the option that indicates ‘Proceed to Fill Application’
  • The online application form for AP ECET 2024 will be displayed now
  • Enter all the details carefully
  • Choose the exam city
  • Upload scanned copy of passport size Photograph and Signature
  • Save the details
  • Submit the application form
  • Take the printout of AP ECET 2024 application form
  • Keep the AP ECET 2024 application form with you for future reference
  • Paste your passport size photograph on the printout of application form
  • Sign on it
  • You must visit your respective college and get a signature from the Head of the Institution on the application form.
  • Carry the application form to the exam centre on the day of the exam along with Hall Ticket.

AP ECET 2024 Exam Pattern

AP ECET 2024 exam will be conducted in online mode. AP ECET 2024 exam will be conducted for 200 marks, and the questions will be objective in nature. Candidates can check the complete AP ECET 2024 exam pattern here.

Name of the Subject

Total No. of Questions

Total No. of Marks










Engineering Subject Chosen by the Candidate






Exam Pattern for B.Sc

Name of the Subject

Total No. of Questions

Total Marks




Communicative English



Analytical Ability



AP ECET 2024 Syllabus

Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics syllabus is common for all the AP ECET papers or subjects. However, the syllabus changes for subjects chosen by the candidates. The AP ECET 2024 syllabus is published on the official website of AP ECET, and the candidates can check the syllabus for the same through the official website. All the questions will be from the syllabus prescribed by APSCHE for AP ECET 2024.

AP ECET 2024 Hall Ticket

The applicants will be able to download the AP ECET 2024 admit card via the official website from May 1, 2024. In order to download AP ECET 2024 Hall Ticket, the candidates must enter payment reference ID, mobile number and date of birth. The AP ECET admit card 2024 will have personal details of the candidates, Name of the exam centre, Time of the exam, Session (Morning or Afternoon) and Engineering branch/ subject name. The candidates must present at the exam venue at least one hour before the time of the exam.

The candidates must carry AP ECET 2024 hall ticket, the printout of AP ECET application form and original ID proof (Aadhaar card). The candidate shall not be allowed into the exam centre without these documents.

Also Read: Andhra Pradesh (AP) Polytechnic Admissions 2024

AP ECET 2023 Results

The candidates will be able to access the AP ECET result 2024 on the official website. The result- sheet of AP ECET 2023 will have scores secured by the candidates in the entrance exam. Candidates who clear the cutoff specified by APSCHE/ JNTU Ananthapur shall be declared eligible or qualified for the counselling process.

AP ECET 2024 Cutoff

Check AP ECET 2024 cutoff will be released by JNTU Anantapur to get an idea about the exam level. The candidates’ marks must be above the AP ECET cutoff range to qualify AP ECET exam. The category-wise AP ECET cutoff 2024 details can be checked below –

Name of the Category

AP ECET 2024 Cutoff Percentage

AP ECET 2024 Cutoff Marks



50 out of 200

SC/ ST/ other reserved categories

No minimum qualifying cutoff percentage

Non-Zero Score

AP ECET 2024 Rank Card

AP ECET 2024 rank card will be available one week after the announcement of results. The rank card of AP ECET 2024 will have the rank secured by the candidates in AP ECET 2024. The rank card is mandatory for AP ECET 2024 counselling. The ranks of AP ECET 2024 will be allocated as per the marks scored by candidates in AP ECET 2024. 

AP ECET 2024 Counselling

 A separate website for AP ECET 2024 counselling will be created by APSCHE. The candidates must register separately for AP ECET counselling 2024, and the registration fees for the counselling will be around Rs. 1,200. APSCHE conducts online counselling for AP ECET. The counselling process of AP ECET 2024 involves the following stages –

  • Online Registration
  • Registration Fee Payment
  • Certificate Verification (offline)
  • Exercising Web Options
  • Confirming Web Options
  • Seat Allotment
  • Reporting

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When is the AP ECET 2024 exam scheduled to be conducted?

The AP ECET 2024 exam date is May 8, 2024.


What is the AP ECET 2023 application fee for the general category candidates?

The AP ECET 2023 application fee for the general category candidates is Rs.600.


What are the total marks for the AP ECET 2024 exam?

The total marks for the AP ECET 2024 exam is 200.


Will the AP ECET 2024 application process be conducted in offline mode?

The application process of AP ECET exam is conducted both in online and offline mode.


Which are the subjects covered under the AP ECET 2024 syllabus?

The subjects covered under the syllabus of AP ECET 2024 are Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Engineering subject selected by the candidate.


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