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AP POLYCET 2023 - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Admit Card, Pattern, Latest Updates

Updated By Soham Mitra on 28 Sep, 2022 18:10

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About AP POLYCET 2023

The State Board of Technical Education and Training (SBTET) will release the official notification of AP POLYCET 2023 tentatively in the first week of April 2023 on its official website, appolycet.nic.in. Candidates who are seeking admission in polytechnic courses offered by the engineering colleges across Andhra Pradesh will have to appear for the AP POLYCET exam 2023. Candidates who fulfill the AP POLYCET eligibility criteria 2023 will be able to apply for AP POLYCET 2023 exam. Candidates who have cleared SSC examination conducted by the State Board of Secondary Education, Andhra Pradesh/ Telangana or an equivalent exam with minimum 35% marks in aggregate along with Mathematics as a mandatory subject will be able to apply for AP POLYCET exam 2023. 

Candidates who will successfully complete the application process of AP POLYCET 2023 will be issued the AP POLYCET admit card 2023. Candidates who qualify the AP POLYCET exam 2023 will be able to access the AP POLYCET result 2023 from the official website. Qualified candidates will be eligible for AP POLYCET counselling 2023. 

AP POLYCET is conducted as a pen and paper mode test for 2 hours consisting of objective type questions from the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

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AP POLYCET Conducting Body

The State Board of Technical Education and Training (SBTET) Andhra Pradesh is the conducting authority of conducting AP POLYCET (Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Entrance Test) for the candidates seeking admission in Diploma in Engineering (Polytechnic Courses) in colleges across the state of  Andhra Pradesh. All the colleges that offer Diploma in Engineering courses accept AP POLYCET scores for admission, and the candidates must secure a minimum qualifying mark in the entrance exam to be eligible for the counseling process. All the information pertaining to the entrance exam such as eligibility, application process, cutoff, results, counselling process etc can be checked on this page. The AP POLYCET registration 2023 is expected to begin in the first week of May 2023.

AP POLYCET 2023 Highlights

Candidates can check the key highlights of the AP POLYCET exam 2023 from the table below. The information provided in the table is based on the data of AP POLYCET 2022 exam. It will be updated once the AP POLYCET 2023 official notification gets released. 

Particulars

Details

Name of the exam 

Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test

Short Exam Name

AP POLYCET

Conducting Body

State Board of Technical Education and Training Andhra Pradesh

Frequency of Conduct

Once a year

Purpose of exam

Admission in Diploma or POlytechnic courses

Exam Level

State Level Exam

Exam Date

Last week of May

Mode of Application

Online and Offline

Application Fee (General)

Rs.350 (expected)

Mode of Exam

Offline

Subjects in exam

Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry

Total marks

120

Mode of Counselling

Online

Participating Colleges

10

Exam Duration

2 Hours

AP POLYCET Exam Dates 2023

The table below shows the dates of the important events related to AP POLYCET 2023 exam. Candidates aspiring to appear for AP POLYCET exam 2023 must check the dates to be aware of the various stages of AP POLYCET 2023 exam.

Event

Dates

Commencement of AP POLYCET registration 2023

First week of May, 2023

Last date to submit AP POLYCET 2023 application form

Third week of May, 2023

AP POLYCET admit card 2023

Third week of May 2023

AP POLYCET 2023 exam 

Last week of May 2023

AP POLYCET Provisional Answer Key 2023

First week of June 2023

AP POLYCET Result 2023 

Third week of June 2023

Commencement of AP POLYCET 2023 Counselling process

Last week of July 2023

Verification of documents

Last week of July 2023

Certificate Verification Offline

Last week of July to Second week of August 2023

Option Entry

Second week of August 2023

Change of Options

Second week of August 2023

Release of AP POLYCET seat allotment 2023

Third week of August 2023

AP POLYCET Application Form 2023

The State Board of Technical Education and Training Andhra Pradesh is expected to commence the application process of AP POLYCET 2023 in the first week of May 2023. Candidates seeking admission in polytechnic courses via AP POLYCET 2023 should be aware that the application form of AP POLYCET 2023 will be available in both online and offline mode. 

The application process of AP POLYCET 2023 will consist of various steps including registration, filling of application form, uploading of documents and payment of application fee. Candidates will be issued the admit cards of AP POLYCET exam 2023 after the application fee payment. It is important for the candidates to check whether or not they comply with the eligibility norms set by the conducting body before filling the application form of AP POLYCET 2023 exam

Steps to apply for AP POLYCET exam 2023

  • Visit the AP POLYCET 2023  official website at polycetap.nic.in and click on the link to ‘AP Polycet Apply online’
  • Fill the AP POLYCET application form 2023 with personal and educational details
  • Upload the scanned copy of your signature and recent passport size photograph as per the required specifications
  • Pay the application fee of Rs.400
  • The admit card of AP POLYCET 2023 will be issued after the submission of the application form

AP POLYCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The State Board of Technical Education and Training Andhra Pradesh will release the eligibility criteria of AP POLYCET exam 2023 on its official website. As per the eligibility criteria of AP POLYCET exam 2022, candidates must be an Indian national and a resident of Andhra Pradesh. Candidates must have assed SSC examination conducted by the State Board of Secondary Education, Andhra Pradesh/ Telangana or an equivalent exam with minimum 35% aggregate marks along with Mathematics as a mandatory subject. Candidates are advised to go through the AP POLYCET eligibility criteria 2023 carefully before filling the AP POLYCET application form 2023.

AP POLYCET Exam Pattern 2023

The  State Board of Technical Education and Training will announce the exam pattern of AP POLYCET 2023 on its official website. AP POLYCET exam 2023 is likely to be conducted in offline mode for 2 hours consisting of 120 multiple choice questions. The questions will be based on Class 10 SSC syllabus and there will not be any negative marking for incorrect responses. Candidates should be aware of the topic wise weightage in AP POLYCET 2023 exam before beginning their exam preparations.

AP POLYCET Syllabus 2023

The  State Board of Technical Education and Training will release the syllabus of AP POLYCET 2023 on its official website which will be completely based on Class 10 (SSC) syllabus. AP POLYCET exam 2022 will cover questions from the entire syllabus of Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry. Candidates are advised to undertake as many practice tests as possible to increase their knowledge and efficiency. 

Candidates have to refer to the textbooks of Class 10 Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Candidates must be aware that the syllabus of AP POLYCET 2023 paper 1 will comprise of Physics and Chemistry and Paper 2 will comprise of Mathematics.

AP POLYCET Preparation Strategy 2023

In order to secure good marks in AP POLYCET exam 2023, candidates must have complete knowledge of the exam pattern and syllabus of AP POLYCET 2023 exam. Candidates are also required to select the proper study materials and books for their preparation of AP POLYCET exam 2023. With a sound preparation strategy of AP POLYCET 2023 in hand, candidates will be able to move forward with their preparations in a systematic manner.

AP POLYCET Admit Card 2023

The State Board of Technical Education and Training, Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) is expected to release the admit card of AP POLYCET 2023 in the third week of May 2023. Candidates who successfully complete the registration process of AP POLYCET 2023 successfully will be issued the admit cards of AP POLYCET exam 2023. 

Candidates will be able to access the AP POLYCET admit card 2023 by using their login credentials. Candidates should take note that it is mandatory to carry the AP POLYCET 2023 admit card to the examination centre.

AP POLYCET 2023 Exam Centers

AP POLYCET is conducted in all major cities and towns across the state of Andhra Pradesh. The exam centres will be at least 3-4 km in proximity to the candidates. The admit card of AP POLYCET 2023 will have information about the exam center name, address and other details. The exam centres of AP POLYCET 2023 are Vizianagaram, Chittoor, Anantapur, Srikakulam, Kurnool, Krishna, Visakhapatnam, Kadapa, Guntur, Prakasham, Nellore and Godavari.

AP POLYCET Answer Key 2023

With the help of the AP POLYCET 2023 answer key, candidates will be able to verify their responses with the correct answers given by the official authorities and calculate their estimated scores. Candidates will be able to download the AP POLYCET answer key 2023 from the official website.

AP POLYCET Result 2023

The State Board of Technical Education and Training, Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) is expected to declare the result of AP POLYCET 2023 in the third week of June 2023. Candidates who will appear in the AP POLYCET exam 2023 will be able to download the AP POLYCET result 2023 from the official website by logging into the result portal using their AP POLYCET 2023 hall ticket number. The result of AP POLYCET 2023 will comprise of information such as the name of the candidate, subject-wise marks, aggregate marks etc. Candidates who qualify the AP POLYCET exam 2023 will be eligible for the counselling process of AP POLYCET 2023.

AP POLYCET Cutoff 2023

The State Board of Technical Education and Training, Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) will release the cutoff list of AP POLYCET 2023 on its official website in the form of closing ranks after the commencement of the AP POLYCET counselling process 2023. AP POLYCET 2023 cutoff refers to the minimum marks that must be secured by the candidates to qualify for AP POLYCET exam 2023. 

AP POLYCET 2023 qualifying cutoff for all the categories of the candidates is yet to be announced. The cutoff list will be prepared keeping into consideration various 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 cutoffs of various institutes accepting AP POLYCET 2023 score will vary from each other.

AP POLYCET Counselling 2023

The online counselling process of AP POLYCET 2023 will be conducted in online mode. Candidates will be listed under groups as per their rankings by the conducting body and they will be required to get their documents verified at the designated helpline centres before the stipulated date. Candidates are further required to take part in the choice filling process to select the courses and institutes of their preference. Candidates are advised to fill as many choices as possible to increase their chances of admission.

AP POLYCET Seat Allotment 2023

The State Board of Technical Education and Training, Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) will allot seats to the eligible candidates based on their merit rank and the choices filled by them. The AP POLYCET 2023 seat allotment details will be published in the official portal. Candidates can check their seat allotment status by logging into the allotment portal using their login credentials. 

After the final seat allotment is released, candidates will be required to self-report online and confirm their seats followed by reporting at the allotted college for confirmation of admission. The final AP POLYCET seat allotment 2023 will be determined by the candidates' score, reservation category, seat availability, and choices filled in the web option. Candidates can obtain their allotment letters after paying the applicable fee.

AP POLYCET Participating Colleges 2023

The State Board of Technical Education and Training, Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) will release the list of  AP POLYCET 2023 participating colleges on its official website. Candidates seeking admission into various Polytechnic/Diploma courses offered in the colleges across the state of Andhra Pradesh must check the list of AP POLYCET 2023 participating institutes. Candidates who qualify the AP POLYCET exam 2023 need to appear for the counselling process of AP POLYCET 2023 in order to get admission into any one of the participating institutes in Andhra Pradesh. Candidates should note that every participating college will have its own selection procedure which will permit the admission of the candidates.

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FAQs about AP POLYCET

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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