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AP POLYCET Eligibility Criteria 2022

Updated By Dipanjana Sengupta on 19 May, 2022 10:27

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AP POLYCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The AP POLYCET 2022 Application form has been released. Candidates must check their eligibility criteria before proceeding with the application process. The eligibility criteria for AP POLYCET is provided by the exam conducting body which is the State Board of Technical Education and Training. The AP POLYCET eligibility is given to let the applicants understand whether they satisfy the AP POLYCET eligibility criteria. So before applying for the AP POLYCET 2022, candidates must keep in mind that they will have to fulfil all the required eligibility criteria of AP POLYCET 2022. However, the AP POLYCET has no age restriction as such. The eligibility criteria of AP POLYCET comprises 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.

The following sections contain all the latest details regarding the AP POLYCET 2022 eligibility criteria which the candidates must fulfil to be allowed to sit for the exam.

AP POLYCET 2022 Detailed Eligibility Criteria

There are other eligibility criteria too but the basic eligibility criteria of AP POLYCET 2022 is that the candidate must be an Indian. The applicants must be a resident of Andhra Pradesh explained by the Education Department. 

  • Applicants who apply for the AP POLYCET 2022 must have qualified SSC examination conducted by the State Board of Secondary Education of Andhra Pradesh or Telangana. Candidates must have qualified any such equivalent examination at class 10 level.

  • Applicants must have had Maths as one of the compulsory subjects and they must have qualified with 35% marks in aggregate. 

  • Candidates belonging to Central Board of Secondary Education, Indian Council for Secondary Education, National Institute of Open School, Andhra Pradesh Open School Society or any other board which is equivalent to SSC must have qualified in all the subjects including Maths, Physics and Chemistry. They must have scored at least 35% marks in all the subjects. 

  • Applicants have appeared in SSC and are yet to get the result or applicants who will be appearing this year are eligible to apply for the AP POLYCET 2022.

  • There is no such age limit for appearing in the AP POLYCET 2022 examination, However, there are limitations in age as far as the scholarship is considered. Scholarships will be given as described by the Social Welfare Department.

  • Even if the candidates qualify the AP POLYCET 2022 and make a place in the merit list, the candidates would not be entitled to get admission because he has to satisfy the AP POLYCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria. 

AP POLYCET 2022 Reservation Criteria

The Government of Andhra Pradesh offers several reservations to the candidates of the Reserved Category. All the reservations for the reserved category have been mentioned below:

Category 

Reservation 

Open Competition 

50%

Scheduled Caste 

15%

Scheduled Tribe 

6%

Backward Class

29%

Reservation for Residential Polytechnics for Girls [Mandanapalle, Rajahmundry, Gajwel and Karim Nagar]

Category 

Reservation 

Scheduled Caste

75%

Scheduled Tribe

05%

Backward Class

10%

Other Class

10%

Reservation for Residential Polytechnics for Boys [Paderu, Yetapaka, Srisailam, Bhadrachalam]

Category 

Reservation 

Scheduled Caste

18%

Scheduled Tribe

75%

Backward Class

05%

Other Class

02%

Reservation for NCC Cadets

1% reservation is given to the general category of student. 

Reservation for Sports Category

0.5% of seats will be available for the Sports Category candidates. Such Candidates must produce certificates issued by the State Government or Central Government of events that have been held solely by the government. 

Physically Handicapped

3% of the seats are reserved by the Physically Handicapped and 1 % for the Visually impaired ones, 1% of hearing impaired and 1% for Orthopedically handicapped. On the other hand candidates with despair life deaf and dumb, muscular dystrophy, mentally retarded and blind is not at all eligible for admission through AP POLYCET 2022. 

Reservation for the children of ex-servicemen or defence Personale and Border Security Force

  • 2% of seats are available for this category with the conditions like:

  • Applicants whose parents are the domicile of Andhra Pradesh

  • Applicants will also have to submit their certificate issued by the Zila Sainik Board/ Sainik Welfare Board.

  • The decision of the A.P Sainik Board or its nominee is final. 

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

-SaiUpdated on October 18, 2021 04:21 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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Will there be a 3rd round counselling for AP POLYCET 2020?

-RamUpdated on November 20, 2020 12:37 PM
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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.

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Can I get admission to Polytechnic without AP Polycet?

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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.

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