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AP EDCET 2023 - Exam Date (Out), Registration (Soon), Syllabus, Preparation Tips

Updated By Debanjalee Sen on 27 Jan, 2023 12:43

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About AP EDCET 2023 (Exam Date Out)

AP EDCET 2023: AP EDCET exam date 2023 has been released by the conducting body. AP EDCET 2023 will be held on May 20, 2023, and the application process is expected to begin in February 2023. 

AP EDCET 2022:As per the revised AP EDCET 2022 counselling schedule, the web options process for the Phase 1 that commenced from January 25, 2023, will conclude on January 27, 2023. Applicants can change the web selection on January 28, 2023. The first phase seat allotment results will be published on January 30, 2023. Candidate reporting to the assigned colleges will be organised from January 31, 2023 to February 3, 2023.

Prior to that aspirants could register for AP EDCET counselling until October 31, 2022.The choice filling for AP EDCET which was scheduled from November 9 - 11 was postponed. 


The Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test (AP EDCET) is conducted every year by the Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education, Amravati (APSCHE). AP EDCET is conducted to grant admission to the aspirants seeking entry into the regular 2-year B.Ed course offered by the colleges of Education in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Students who have completed their BA/ B.ScBCAB.ComBBMBE or B.Tech can apply for the AP EDCET 2023 examination. Candidates pursuing their final year of study in the above-mentioned degree courses are also eligible to apply for the exam. 

The minimum age limit to apply for AP EDCET is 19 years and there is no maximum age bar to apply for it. The AP EDCET 2023 exam consists of 150 questions in MCQ format which the candidates have to answer within the allocated 120 minutes, i.e 2 hours. There are four sections in the examination, namely General English, General Knowledge, Teaching Aptitude and Methodology. For every correct answer, students will be awarded +1 mark and there is no negative marking.

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AP EDCET 2023 Important Dates

AP EDCET 2023 important dates can be checked below -

Events

Dates

Online AP EDCET 2023 Application Form Submission Begins

February 2023 (tentative)

Online AP EDCET 2023 Application Form Submission Concludes

April 2023 (tentative)

Availability of AP EDCET 2023 Admit Card/ Hall Ticket

May 2023

AP EDCET 2023 Exam Date

May 20, 2023 (date announced)

Release of Preliminary Answer Key

TBA

AP EDCET 2023 Results

TBA

AP EDCET 2023 Counselling Registration

TBA
Verification of DocumentsTBA
AP EDCET 2023 Choice FillingTBA
Editing AP EDCET 2023 Web OptionsTBA
AP EDCET 2023 Seat AllotmentTBA
Reporting to CollegesTBA

AP EDCET 2023 Exam Highlights

Students can check the AP EDCET 2023 exam highlights from the table below:

Particulars

Details

Name of the Exam

AP EDCET 2023

Full Form of the Exam

Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test

Conducting Body

Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), Amravati

Exam Level

State

Type of Exam

Education Entrance Exam

Exam Mode

Online

Application Mode

Online

Duration of the Exam

2 Hours

Educational Qualification to Appear in AP EDCET 2023

BA/ B.Sc/ BBM/ B.Com/ BCA

Official Website

sche.ap.gov.in

AP EDCET 2023 Conducting Body

Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test or AP EDCET, as it is popularly known, is conducted by Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), Amravati. The Department of Institute of Advanced Study in Education, Sri Venkateswara University is specifically responsible for conducting the AP EDCET examination.

AP EDCET 2023 Application Form

The students appearing for AP EDCET 2023 can fill up the application form in online mode from the official website. 

  • Candidates can pay the application fee online.
  • Students can also check the success/failure status of the fee that has been paid.
  • Candidates must fill up the application form carefully with all the necessary details. Verify the details given and click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  • The candidates can take a printout of the application form for future reference. 

AP EDCET 2023 Application Fee

The application fee for AP EDCET 2023 varies depending on the category of the candidate. The students who are late in paying their fees have to pay a late fee. The application fee can be paid through a credit/ debit card or net banking facility. 

Category 

Application Fee

General

INR 600

SC/ ST

INR 400

Late Fee Charges

INR 1,000

AP EDCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who will meet the eligibility criteria can appear for AP EDCET 2023. To be eligible for the exam, students have to meet the following requirements, nationality, academic qualification, age, etc. 

AP EDCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria: Nationality

Following are the national eligibility measures for AP EDCET 2023 aspiring students:

  • Candidates have to be Indian Nationals.
  • Must meet Local/Non-Local status criteria as stated in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions.

AP EDCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria: Academic Qualification

Below we have mentioned the academic qualifications to appear for AP EDCET 2023.

  • The students while submitting the AP EDCET 2023 Application form must have cleared or appeared for their final year BA/B.Sc/BBM/B.Com/BCA examination. 
  • At the time of admission candidates have to provide their pass certificate.
  • General category students must score at least 50% marks either in their Bachelor’s degree and/or in their Master’s degree or in 5 years of a relevant integrated course. 
  • The Reserved category (SC/ST/BC/PwD) students must score a minimum of 40% marks in the qualifying examination. 
  • BE/B.Tech candidates are also eligible to apply for AP EDCET 2023 provided they have studied Mathematics or Physics. 

AP EDCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit

Students applying for AP EDCET 2023 must have completed 19 years of age as of July 1, 2023. The minimum age limit to apply for AP EDCET 2023 is 19 years while there is no upper age limit. 

AP EDCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria: Choice of Subject under Part C

Below given are the eligibility criteria for the choice of subject under Part C of the AP EDCET 2023 exam.

Methodology

Eligibility Criteria

Mathematics

  • BA/B.Sc with Mathematics or,
  • BCA with Mathematics at intermediate level as a group subject or,
  • B.Tech with Mathematics and Physics

Physical Sciences

  • B.Sc with Physics and Chemistry or,
  • Allied Material Sciences under Part-II group subjects or,
  • BCA with Physics and Chemistry at the intermediate level as a group subject

Biological Sciences

  • B.Sc/ B.Sc (Home Science) with Botany and Zoology or,
  • Allied Life Sciences under Part-II group subjects or,
  • BCA with Biological Sciences at intermediate level as a group subject

Social Studies

BA/ B.Com/ BBM/ BCA with Social Sciences at intermediate level

English

BA Special English or MA in English

AP EDCET 2023 Seat Reservation

The seat reservation for AP EDCET 2023 is based on the rules and regulations prescribed by the Andhra Pradesh State Government. 

Category

Percentage

Local Students

85%

Unreserved Category

15%

AP EDCET 2023 Exam Pattern

AP EDCET 2023 is a 2-hour duration exam comprising 150 multiple-choice questions. There are four sections in the AP EDCET 2023 examination, namely General English, General Knowledge, Teaching Aptitude and Methodology divided into three parts. 

Part

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

Part A

General English

25

25

Part B

General Knowledge

15

15

Part B

Teaching Aptitude

10

10

Part C

Methodology

100

100

AP EDCET 2023 Results

The exam officials will release the AP EDCET 2023 result on the official website. The exact date for the release of the result has not yet been disclosed. Once the result date is out, we will update it here. The AP EDCET 2023 merit list will be prepared based on the marks scored in the AP EDCET 2023 examination. 

AP EDCET 2023 Exam Centres

Below provided are the list of AP EDCET 2023 exam centres:

Chittoor

Anantapuramu

Kadapa 

Tirupathi

Nandyal

Kurnool

Ongole

Nellore

Vijayawada

Guntur

Kakinada

Bhimavaram

Visakhapatnam

Rajamahendravaram

Srikakulam

Vizianagaram

Contact Details

The Convener, AP EDCET 

(Office: 08772249855)

(Email:  tkssvu2019@gmail.com)

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Dear student, you can apply for B.Ed in Social Methodology through the AP EDCET exam if you are a B.Com graduate. However, in order to apply for B.Ed in English, the candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in English from any reputed University and must have secured the minimum aggregate marks in the qualifying exam. You can find out the detailed subject-wise eligibility criteria for AP EDCET 2020 from our page - AP EDCET Eligibility Criteria 2020. In this page, you will also find out the list of all those programmes for which you can take the AP EDCET …

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Dear student, if you are looking to take admission into the B.Ed programme of Andhra University without appearing in the AP EDCET exam, you can apply for distance B.Ed programme offered at Andhra University. For admission into the regular B.Ed programme of Andhra University, you have to qualify the AP EDCET exam with the minimum required cutoff score. You can apply for B.Ed admission in other reputed institutions in the state of Andhra Pradesh without having appeared in any entrance exam through our Common Application Form where interested students can apply for admission on the basis of their previous qualifying …

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FAQs about AP EDCET

Can a candidate from other states also apply for AP EDCET 2022?

No, the AP EDCET 2022 exam is conducted only for the students who have domicile in Andhra Pradesh state and have resided in AP for at least 10 years or those students whose spouse or parents are State/Central Government employees or working in Public Sector Corporations, Local Bodies, Universities and other quasi-public equivalent institutions within the State. 

I am a final year student awaiting my final result. Can I apply for AP EDCET 2022?

Yes, you can apply for the AP EDCET 2022 exam. However, you will have to provide your mark sheet/ certificate at the time of admission. Students from BA/B.Sc/B.Com/BBA/BCA graduates can apply for the course. BE/B.Tech students can also apply provided they have studied Mathematics and Physics. 

Is there an application fee for the AP EDCET 2022 exam?

Yes, the candidates will have to pay an application fee during the submission of the application form of INR 600/- (400/- for reserved candidates) for the AP EDCET 2022 exam. The candidates who will be late in submitting the application fee have to pay INR 1000 as a late fee. 

What are the important topics from the General English section in AP EDCET 2022?

The important topics that the students have to study for the AP EDCET 2022 General English section are Reading Comprehension, Correction of Sentences, Articles, Prepositions, Tenses, Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Complex & Compound Sentences, Voice Change, Direct and Indirect Speech. The General English section will fall under Part A of the question paper. 

I will turn 19 in October 2022. Can I appear for AP EDCET 2022?

No, you have to try for next year’s AP EDCET. Only those students who are 19 years of age as of July 1, 2022, can fill up the application form and appear for the AP EDCET 2022 examination. However, there is no upper age limit for appearing in the examination. 

What will be the qualifying marks for the AP EDCET 2022 examination?

According to the exam officials, the qualifying marks in the AP EDCET 2022 examination for General category students are 37 (i.e. 25%) out of the total marks of the examination except for SC/ST category candidates. As such there won’t be any qualifying marks for the Reserved category students for ranking. There won’t be minimum qualifying marks for women in Physical Sciences or Mathematics methodology in AP EDCET 2022. 

How can students apply for AP EDCET 2022?

Students who want to apply for AP EDCET 2022 have to visit the official website to fill up the application form. The students can register only through online mode. The application form must be filled with all the accurate details of the candidate and the application fee must be paid while submitting the application form. 

What are the different exam centres for conducting AP EDCET 2022?

While filling up the online application form, students have to select their exam city for the AP EDCET 2022 exam. The final allocated exam centre will be displayed on the AP EDCET 2022 admit card. Some of the names of the exam centres are Tirupathi, Kakinada, Nellor, Chittoor, Rajamahendravaram, Vijayawada and many more.

What are the eligibility criteria for AP EDCET 2022?

Students appearing for the AP EDCET 2022 must be Indian nationals and meet the local/ non-local status criteria in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Students must have studied BA/B.Sc/B.Com/BBA/BCA in their Bachelor’s degree or have a Post Graduate degree with a minimum of 50% marks for General category students and 40% for SC/ST students.

When is the AP EDCET 2022 examination?

The AP EDCET 2022 examination will be conducted on July 13, 2022, from 9 am to 11 am. The AP EDCET 2022 admit card was released on July 2, 2022. Students can download and take a printout of the admit card as they have to carry the admit card to the examination centre. The admit card is available on the official website. 

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