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AP POLYCET Counselling 2024: Dates, Process, Documents Required, Fee, Seat Allotment

Updated By Soham Mitra on 09 Oct, 2023 17:51

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AP POLYCET 2024 Counselling

The State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh will commence the AP POLYCET counselling 2024 via online mode on the official website. Candidates with a valid rank in the AP POLYCET 2024 exam will be eligible to participate in the AP POLYCET counselling process 2024. Candidates will be required to register themselves for the AP POLYCET 2024 counselling, upload the necessary documents, and participate in the option entry process based on which they’ll be allotted seats across the AP POLYCET participating institutes 2024. Candidates who are satisfied with the seats allotted to them will have to report online and then to the allotted institute for the final admission process.

Candidates should check the sections below for detailed information about the AP POLYCET counselling process 2024. 

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AP POLYCET 2024 Counselling Dates

The dates related to the AP POLYCET counselling process 2024 are yet to be officially announced. However, candidates can check the tentative dates related to AP POLYCET 2024 counselling based on the past year’s trend as mentioned in the table below.


Tentative Dates

Round 1

AP POLYCET Counselling Registration 2024

Fourth week of May, 2024

Online Processing Fee Payment

Fourth week of May to first week of June, 2024

AP POLYCET Choice Filling 2024

Second week of August, 2024

Facility to make edits in AP POLYCET Web Options 2024

Third week of August, 2024

Release of AP POLYCET Seat Allotment 2024

Third week of August, 2024

Self-joining andReporting at the allotted Institute

Third to fourth week of August, 2024

Beginning of academic activities

Fourth week of August, 2024

Round 2

Payment of Online Processing Fee

Last week of August to first week of September, 2024

Verification of documents

Last week of August to first week of September, 2024

Beginning of Choice Filling

Last week of August, 2024

Facility to make edits in AP POLYCET Web Options 2024

First week of September, 2024

Deadline to fill choices

First week of September, 2024

Release of AP POLYCET Seat Allotment 2024

First week of September, 2024

Self-joining and Reporting at the allocated college

First week of September, 2024

AP POLYCET Counselling Process 2024

Candidates must check the list of documents required for AP POLYCET counselling. The detailed counselling process for AP POLYCET 2024 explains to the candidates the important steps, which will ensure that the candidates do not get confused about what to do once they are called up to participate:

Step 1: Online Registration

To participate in the AP POLYCET web-based counselling, the candidates had to register themselves for the same. For registration purposes, the candidates had to visit the official AP Polycet website and go through all the instructions before initiating the process of online registration. In this step, the candidates were required to create a password for all future activities. Through the account created by the candidates in this step, the candidates were informed regarding the seat allotment and other important things by the authorities. 

Step 2: Uploading of Certificates

This year, the candidates had to upload the certificates online. The candidates must have uploaded the scanned PDF of the following documents:

  • EWS certificate valid for the year 2024-25 for eligible OC candidates

  • Caste certificate submission for BC/SC/ST candidates 

  • Income certificate 

  • Region of study details(AU, SVU etc)

Step 3: Entry of Options/Option Entry

This is the most important step in the AP Polycet counselling process. In this step, the candidates will have to fill out their choices via the available online method. The candidates will be required to enter their choices in decreasing order of priority. The candidates can also find the previous year's rank list data on the same page which will assist them during the process of choice filling. It is mandatory for the candidates to take a printout of the option filling form after submitting their preferences. 

Step 4: Seat Allotment

The seat allotment process will begin as per the schedule mentioned on the official website of AP POLYCET. Various factors such as the category of the candidates, choices filled by the candidates, and the position of the candidates in the merit list will be taken into consideration by the concerned authorities before they finalise the seat allotment. The candidates can check the seat allotment status of the AP POLYCET 2024 by logging into the student’s account page. After the seat allotment is over, the candidates will be issued with provisional allotment letters which must be downloaded by the candidates for future use. 

Step 5: Reporting & Fee Payment

After the candidates are allotted seats, they have to download the provisional allotment letter within the stipulated time period and have to report to the Institute where they have been allocated seats. The candidates have to, first of all, report online and then physically report at the Institute allocated to them. The candidates must be aware of the fact that they need to report both online and physically at the allocated Institute, failing to do so will lead to the cancellation of the seat allocated to them. 

Check the List of Colleges for 10,000 to 25,000 Rank in AP POLYCET

Counselling Fee of AP POLYCET 2024

The payable amount as admission fee for AP POLYCET 2024 is divided into Processing Fee and Admission Fee. The AP POLYCET 2024 admission fee payable by the candidates will vary according to the category the candidates belong to. Check out the particulars mentioned below:

Processing Fee Payable During AP POLYCET 2024 Counselling Process

Category of the Candidate

Amount Payable


INR 700


INR 250

Those candidates who will be allocated seats will be required to pay an amount of INR 800/-, which will be non-refundable, as the AP SBTET recognition fee. The candidates have to pay all the requisite amounts via the available online mode of payment.

Tuition Fee Payable After the Allotment of Seats

Institute Type

Amount payable

Private/Un-Aided Polytechnic Institutes

INR 25,000/- Per Annum

Government/Aided Polytechnic Institutes

INR 4,700/- Per Annum

Second Shift Engineering Institutes

INR 25,000/- Per Annum

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How to Download AP POLYCET 2024 Provisional Allotment Letter

Here are the steps that the candidates must follow in order to download the AP Polycet 2024 provisional allotment letter:

  • The Provisional Seat Allotment letter for AP Polycet 2024 will be updated on the official AP Polycet website.

  • The candidates have to enter the valid details on the student's login page such as Hall Ticket number, ICR Form Number, Date of Birth and Password and press the Submit button.

  • The Provisional Allotment Letter will be displayed on the computer screen.

  • The candidates have to download the same and carry a coloured printout of the same for the purpose of admission.

AP POLYCET 2024 Certificate Verification (For Non-Verified Candidates)

The candidates must carry the following documents when they will be called up at the Helpline Centres for the verification of documents procedure:

  • AP POLYCET 2024 Hall Ticket

  • AP POLYCET 2024 Rank Card

  • Class Xth mark sheet or equivalent

  • Bonafide/Study Certificate (from Class 3rd till 10th)

  • Caste Certificate (for candidates belonging to certain castes)

  • Income Certificate (from Mandal Revenue Officer dated after 1st January 2024)

  • Certificates related to Sports/NCC/CAP/PwD

  • Transfer Certificate

Check the List of Colleges for 25,000 to 50,000 Rank in AP POLYCET

AP POLYCET 2024 Spot Round Seat Allotment Process

The spot round seat allotment process will be conducted by the authorities if a certain number of seats remain to be filled after the Web-Based counselling rounds conclude. The candidates must fulfil the following eligibility criteria in order to be considered for the AP POLYCET 2024 spot round process:

  • Should have passed the AP POLYCET 2024 entrance exam

  • Should not have joined any Polytechnic Institute via the Convenor AP Polycet 2020 Admissions

  • Did not participate in the process of documents verification

  • Did not qualify the AP POLYCET 2024 exam

  • Did not appear in the AP POLYCET 2024 entrance exam

Probable Help Line Centres for the AP Polycet 2024 Counselling Process

Here is the list of probable helpline centres that will conduct the document verification procedure for the AP POLYCET 2024 counselling process:

Name of Help Line Centre


M.R.A.G.R Government Polytechnic 


Government Polytechnic


Andhra Polytechnic


Government Polytechnic


S.M.V.M Polytechnic

Tanuku, West Godavari District

G.M.R Polytechnic

Bommuru, Rajahmundry

MBTS Government Polytechnic

Nallapadu, Guntur

Government Polytechnic


Government Polytechnic

Venkateswarapuram, Nellore

D.A Government Polytechnic


Government Polytechnic (Women)


S.V Government Polytechnic


Sri G. Pulla Reddy Government Polytechnic


Government Polytechnic


AP POLYCET 2024 Seat Allotment

AP POLYCET 2024 seat allotment will be released across multiple rounds via online mode at Candidates will be allotted seats across the AP POLYCET participating colleges 2024 based upon their AP POLYCET 2024 rank, caste category, choices filled by them and the availability of seats at the respective institutes. Candidates accepting the seats allotted to them will have to self-report online and finally report to the allotted institute to complete the admission procedure. Candidates will also be required to submit the allotment fee of INR 800/- in order to get their seat allotment letter. 

Also read: AP POLYCET 2024 Choice Filling

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FAQs about AP POLYCET Counselling Process

Who is in charge of the AP POLYCET 2024 counselling?

The Andhra Pradesh Directorate of Technical Education is in charge of conducting AP POLYCET 2024 counselling.

Is a provisional certificate required during AP POLYCET 2024 counselling?

During the AP POLYCET 2024 counselling, candidates must verify their documents, and they must also bring the same documents in original documents at the time of joining.

Is it possible for us to choose the date and time of my AP POLYCET 2024 counselling?

No, candidates are not allowed to choose the date and time of the counselling procedure because the exam conducting body sets the schedule.

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

-SaiUpdated on June 28, 2023 08:00 PM
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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.


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-RamUpdated on November 20, 2020 12:37 PM
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Dear Student,

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Dear Student,

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