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AP POLYCET 2022 - Counselling (Started), Seat Allotment, Result (Out), Cutoff, Latest Updates

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About AP POLYCET 2022

The State Board of Technical Education and Training (SBTET) began the AP POLYCET 2022 counselling registration from July 27, 2022. The last date to register for AP POLYCET 2022 and pay the required fee is August 11, 2022. The option entry for AP POLYCET 2022 is set to begin from August 12onwards till August 16,2022.  Earlier, has declared the AP POLYCET 2022 result on June 18, 2022. Candidates can go to the official website to check their results. To check their results candidates need to enter their hall ticket number and the result will be displayed on their screens.

The AP POLYCET 2022 exam was successfully CONDUCTEDon May 29, 2022. A total of 1,37,371 test-takers participated in the exam. This year the total number of seats in Polytechnic courses in Andhra Pradesh is 70,569. The Prelimiary AP POLYCET 2022 Answer Key has been RELEASED on the official website.

State Board of Technical Education and Training (SBTET) Andhra Pradesh is the authority of conducting AP POLYCET (Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Entrance Test) for the candidates aspiring for admission in Diploma in Engineering (Polytechnic Courses) across Andhra Pradesh. All the colleges that offer Diploma in Engineering courses accept AP POLYCET scores for admission, and the candidates must have a minimum qualifying mark in the entrance exam to be eligible for the counseling process. All the details pertaining to the entrance exam such as eligibility, the application process, cutoff, results, counselling process etc can be on this page. The registration window closed on May 18, 2022.

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AP POLYCET 2022 Highlights

Some of the major highlights of AP POLYCET exam 2022 are as follows - 

Name of the ExamAndhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test (AP POLYCET)
PurposeConducted for Admission in Diploma or Polytechnic Courses
Exam DateMay 29, 2022
Mode of ExamOffline
Subjects in ExamMathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Total Marks120
Admission ProcessAPSCHE will conduct web counselling after the announcement of POLYCET results.


AP POLYCET 2022 Exam Dates

Given below table shows complete details about the important dates pertaining to AP POLYCET 2022 exam. Candidates preparing for AP POLYCET exam 2022 can check these dates for preparatory purposes-

AP POLYCET 2022 online application form submission dateclosed 
Deadline to submit AP POLYCET 2022 application formMay 18, 2022
Hall TicketReleased
AP POLYCET 2022 entrance exam dateMay 29, 2022
AP POLYCET 2022 Preliminary Answer KeyJune 1, 2022 
AP POLYCET 2022 Results Announcement DateJune 18, 2022
Beginning of Counselling processJuly 27, 2022
Verification of documentsJuly 29, 2022

Certificate Verification Offline

July 29, 2022, to August 11, 2022

Option Entry

August 12, 2022, to August 18, 2022

Change of OptionsAugust 17, 2022
Release of AP POLYCET seat allotment August 20, 2022

AP POLYCET Counselling 2022

AP POLYCET 2022 counselling started on July 27, 2022. The certificate verification at HLC’s can be done between July 29 to August 11, 2022. Option entry is set to begin from August 12 till 18, 2022. The counselling process of AP POLYCET 2022 is conducted entirely on the basis of the performance and scores of the candidates. The candidates are allotted seats on the basis of merit, category, sex, Local area, special reservation category etc. The candidates are allocated seats in various polytechnic courses offered at the AP POLYCET 2022 participating colleges.After the seats are allotted to the candidates, they will also be issued provisional allotment letters after which the schedule of the class commencement will be announced.

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AP POLYCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The State Board of Technical Education and Training has provided the eligibility criteria of AP POLYCET. The AP POLYCET eligibility is set to let the candidates understand whether they satisfy the AP POLYCET 2022 eligibility criteria. So before applying for the AP POLYCET exam 2022, candidates must keep in mind that they will have to fulfill all the required  AP POLYCET eligibility criteria 2022. However, the AP POLYCET has no age restriction as such. The eligibility criteria of AP POLYCET comprise the educational qualification, character certificate, or other such information and documents which will be required by the applicant in order to be able to apply for the examination.

AP POLYCET 2022 Application Form

The officials closed the AP POLYCET 2022 application form window on May 18, 2022. Candidates who wish to appear in the state-level entrance exam should fill out the AP POLYCET application form 2022 online mode. The candidates can apply directly by visiting the official portal - The application process of AP POLYCET 2022 will include various steps that are the registration, application form, documents that should be uploaded, fee payment, etc. The candidates need to be ready with all the documents required for registration such as Class 10 Hall Ticket Number and school details. 

AP POLYCET 2022 Syllabus

The  State Board of Technical Education and Training has released the AP POLYCET 2022 syllabus which is completely based on Class 10 (SSC) syllabus. The candidates need to revise the entire syllabus of Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry. Apart from the revision, it is advisable to practice as many practice tests as possible to enhance knowledge and accuracy. There are no specific chapters/ topics prescribed for the entrance exam, and the candidates will need to refer to the Class 10 Maths, Physics, and Chemistry textbooks. Candidates must be aware that the syllabus of  AP POLYCET 2022 paper 1 comprises Physics and Chemistry and Paper 2 comprises Mathematics.

AP POLYCET 2022 Exam Pattern

The conducting officials have revised the exam pattern of AP POLYCET exam last year. This year's AP POLYCET question paper had 10 more questions in the Physics section and 10 fewer in the mathematics section. The overall composition of the paper, i.e, the total marks and everything remains the same. Compared to the previous year's AP POLYCET question paper, this year the Physics section comprised 40 questions for a maximum of 40 marks and the mathematics section comprised 50 questions carrying maximum marks of 50. To get a clear indication of the AP POLYCET entrance exam, the candidates must have a deep understanding of the exam pattern of AP POLYCET. 

AP POLYCET 2022 Admit Card

The State Board of Technical Education and Training, Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) has released the AP POLYCET 2022 hall ticket on May 22, 2022. Candidates who will register successfully will only be able to download the admit card of AP POLYCET 2022 from the official website - Candidates must note that the hall ticket is issued only in online mode. All the candidates need to enter their username and password to download a copy of the hall ticket/ hall ticket. The AP POLYCET 2022 admit card comprises of details such as date and time of exam, registration number of the candidate, address of the exam centre etc. It is mandatory to carry the AP POLYCET 2022 hall ticket in the entrance exam.

AP POLYCET 2022 Exam Centers

AP POLYCET is conducted in all major cities and town across Andhra Pradesh. The exam center will be at least 3-4 km in proximity to the applicants. The AP POLYCET 2022 entrance exam center name, address and other details will be printed on the AP POLYCET 2022 admit card/ hall ticket. The exam centres of AP POLYCET 2022 are Vizianagaram, Chittoor, Anantapur, Srikakulam, Kurnool, Krishna, Visakhapatnam, Kadapa, Guntur, Prakasham, Nellore and Godavari.

AP POLYCET 2022 Preparation Tips

Keeping in mind the vast syllabus of AP POLYCET 2022 entrance exam, candidates must be prepared well in advance to score well in the examination. Candidates should follow the preparation tips to secure a good rank in the AP POLYCET entrance exam 2022. The AP POLYCET preparation tips 2022 have been listed below:

  • The candidates should make a timetable and adhere to it.
  • The candidates must be well aware of the complete syllabus, exam pattern, and marking scheme
  • They must practice and solve the sample papers and the previous year’s question papers
  • They should make notes for revision
  • The correct books and websites must be utilized for studying
  • The candidates must allot proper time to each subject and topics

AP POLYCET 2022 Cutoff

The cut-off list of AP POLYCET 2022 will be disclosed after the counselling process in form of closing ranks. The cutoff list will be declared through the online Mode, on their official website. AP POLYCET cutoff is the minimum marks that must be obtained by the applicants to qualify for the entrance test. AP POLYCET 2022 qualifying cutoff for general category is 36 marks out of 120 marks while there is no cutoff for the reserved category. The cutoff list will be based on many factors such as the number of candidates who have appeared for the entrance test, the total number of qualified candidates, previous year cut-off marks, etc. Candidates must note that the cut-offs of various institutes accepting AP POLYCET 2022 score will vary from each other.

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AP POLYCET 2022 Result

The result of AP POLYCET 2022 entrance exam has been released on June 18, 2022. The exam authorities have declared the AP POLYCET 2022 result in online mode. The candidates who appeared for this entrance exam can check results from the official website by logging into the result portal using their AP POLYCET 2022 hall ticket number. The AP POLYCET result 2022 includes details like the overall and subject-wise score obtained by the candidate in the entrance exam. The rank card is released along with the result which can be checked by logging in using AP POLYCET hall ticket number. If there is a discrepancy, the candidate may register a complaint. Candidates taking part in counselling can check the list of documents required for AP POLYCET counselling.

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Important Dates

AP POLYCET 2022 Important EventsDates
Registration Date 11 Apr to 18 May, 2022
Admit Card Date 22 May to 29 May, 2022
Exam Date 29 May, 2022

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Related Questions

Can I use my Caste Certificate of 2017 for AP Polycet 2020 Counselling Process?

-SaiUpdated on October 18, 2021 04:21 PM
  • 4 Answers
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

If you belong to reserved caste, you need to submit your caste certificate for AP POLYCET 2020 which must be issued by the competent authority, not before 3 years from the time of submission. However, if you don't have a recent caste certificate, you can submit the old certificate and resubmit the new certificate at the time of admission.

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.


Will there be a 3rd round counselling for AP POLYCET 2020?

-RamUpdated on November 20, 2020 12:37 PM
  • 1 Answer
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Yes, the 3rd round for AP POLYCET will be the spot counseling round. The official dates for the 3rd round/spot round have not been released yet and you are advised to stay tuned with College Dekho and the official website for the updated dates. You can also check AP POLYCET Counselling to learn more about the spot counseling round.

Meanwhile, you can go through the following article to learn more:

AP POLYCET 2020 Colleges List, Branch, Seat Matrix (Number of Seats)

List of AP POLYCET 2020 Toppers

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website …


Can I get admission to Polytechnic without AP Polycet?

-Asdp manasa Updated on August 28, 2020 01:08 PM
  • 1 Answer
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

You can take direct admission to colleges which provide admission to Polytechnic one the basis of class 12th merit. Meanwhile, you can check the other Polytechnic Entrance Exams which you can apply for admission to the Polytechnic course.

When it comes to Polytechnic, there are various streams which you can choose from. If you are confused about which course to choose, you can check the List of Polytechnic (Diploma) Courses in India in 2020.

For more insights, you can also check the Best Career Options after Polytechnic to learn about the career scope, list of courses and …


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When will AP POLYCET hall ticket be released?

The authorities will release the AP POLYCET hall ticket soon in online mode. Candidates registered for the exam will be able to download the hall ticket from the official website.

When will AP POLYCET 2022 be conducted?

AP POLYCET 2022 is expected to be conducted in June. 

What is the average tuition fee that a candidate has to pay for admission into an AP POLYCET government college/institution?

The average tuition fee of an AP POLYCET government college/institution is INR 4,700/- per annum.

What is the processing fee that a candidate must pay during the AP POLYCET counselling process?

General category and OBC category candidates have to pay 700/- rupees as processing fee during the AP POLYCET counselling process and 400/- rupees should be paid by the SC/ST candidates.

Does Nirmala College of Pharmacy accept the AP POLYCET scores for the purpose of admission?

Yes, Nirmala College of Pharmacy is in the list of those colleges which accepts AP POLYCET scores for the purpose of admission.

Will the AP POLYCET cutoff scores be declared in category-wise format?

Yes, the AP POLYCET exam cutoff scores will be declared in category-wise format.

Does the difficulty level of the AP POLYCET Exam affects the cutoff scores?

Yes, the difficulty level of the AP POLYCET exam definitely affects the cutoff scores.

What is the total number of questions which are asked in the AP POLYCET Exam?

The AP POLYCET question paper contains a total of 120 questions - 30 each from Physics and Chemistry and 60 from Mathematics.

Is there any age limit to appear in the AP POLYCET exam?

No, there is no age limit to appear in the AP POLYCET exam.

Why is AP POLYCET exam conducted?

AP POLYCET exam is conducted for admission into Diploma in Engineering (Polytechnic) programmes offered by various polytechnic colleges in Andhra Pradesh.

Who is the conducting body of AP POLYCET?

AP POLYCET is conducted by the State Board of Technical Education and Training (SBTET) Andhra Pradesh.

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