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APSET 2023- Dates, Notifications, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, Latest Updates

Updated By Mehak Arora on 10 Jul, 2023 07:51

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About APSET 2023

APSET 2023 notification is expected to be released on the official website, in July 2023. The application form will be available from August 2023. Eligible candidates are required to submit their applications before the specified last date. It is advisable to practice solving previous year papers for APSET until the final notification is released.

Andhra University is responsible for organizing the Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET) exam to determine candidates' eligibility for the post of Lecturer/ Assistant Professors in degree colleges and universities across the state. Via APSET, the eligibility of the candidates is determined for the promotions of Assistant Professors/ Lecturers in colleges across the state. Every year, Andhra University conducts the APSET exam on behalf of APSCHE. Earlier, APSET was conducted once every two years. In 2018, a decision was taken to conduct APSET every year.

APSET is purely conducted as per the guidelines of UGC and NET (National Eligibility Test) and the test conducting authority for the same is NTA (National Testing Agency). The exam pattern of APSET was changed in 2018, and the new exam pattern will be continued for subsequent editions of the APSET exam. Candidates aspiring for the APSET 2023 exam can check all the details, here such as APSET eligibility, application procedure, important dates, exam pattern, syllabus, etc here.

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APSET 2023 Important Dates

APSET 2023 important dates has been announced by Andhra University, and the candidates can check the important dates of APSET 2023 to keep a track of important events related to the exam. APSET 2023 important dates can be checked below -


Important Dates

APSET 2023 online application submission commencement date

July 2023

APSET 2023 online application submission closing date

August 2023

APSET 2023 application submission closing date with a late fee of Rs. 1000

August 2023

APSET 2023 application submission last date with a late fee of Rs. 2000

September 2023

APSET 2023 last date for application submission with a late fee of Rs. 5000 (for Visakhapatnam exam centre only)

September 2023

Release of APSET 2023 admit card/ hall ticket

To be Notified

APSET 2023 exam date

To be Notified
APSET 2023 preliminary answer key release dateTo be Notified
APSET Result 2023To be Notified

APSET Exam Centers 2023

APSET exam is conducted in various cities across Andhra Pradesh. Candidates must note that they may be multiple exam venues in the cities mentioned below. The complete list of APSET 2023 exam centres can be checked below.

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10 Important Things About APSET 2023

  • APSET 2023 Release of Notifications:

The APSET 2023 exam notification is expected to be released in July/August. Test-takers can check the required details on the official site of APSET. Only 6% of the candidates who will appear in both the paper would be declared qualified in APSET 2023.

  • APSET 2023 Examination Date:

The APSET 2023 is expected to be held in October. APSET 2023 Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be conducted on the same day.  

  • APSET 2023 Examination Time:

Paper 1 would be conducted from 9:30 am to 10:30 am (as per previous year timings)

Paper 2 would be conducted from 11:00 to 1:00 pm (as per previous year timings)

  • APSET 2023 Online Form Filling:

The APSET 2023 application form is expected to be available in August. The APSET 2023 application form can be filled online only. All personal details have to be filled up in the form and the documents have to be uploaded in the application form. 

  • APSET 2023 Date of Application

The APSET 2023 forms are expected to be available in August. 

  • APSET 2023 Exam Centres:

There are 6 regional centres where the exam would be conducted. The exam centres are is Ananthpur, Nellore, Guntur, Vishakhapatnam, and Tirupati, Rajamahendravarm.

  • APSET 2023 Exam Pattern:(Paper 1)

There will be two paper on the same day. The APSET exam pattern has been explained in details on our site for the reference of the applicants. 

Paper 1 will be common for all candidates. There will be 50 questions of 100 marks. Questions will be available in both Hindi and English. The entire duration of the examination is 2 hours. 

  • APSET 2023 Exam Pattern:(Paper 2)

Paper 2 comprises the subject the candidate chooses to appear for in paper 2. There will be 100 questions of 200 marks. Paper 2 will be available in English and Telegu. 

  • APSET 2023 Syllabus:

The APSET 2023 syllabus will be as prescribed by UGC-NET and UGC-CISR. Candidates can find the detailed syllabus from APSET 2023 Syllabus at College Dekho.

  • Reservations - [SC-15%] [ST-6%] [BC-A-7%] [BC-B-10%] [BC-C-1%] [BC-D-7%] [BC-E-4%] 

Important Dates

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FAQs about APSET

Who conducts APSET?

APSET or Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test is conducted by Andhra University on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE).

How many examination centres are present in Andhra Pradesh for the conduct of APSET?

There are a total of 06 examination centres that have been earmarked by the APSET officials to conduct the eligibility test.

When will the APSET notification for 2023 release?

The APSET notification for the year 2023 is expected to be released in July 2023. Candidates are advised to visit the official website for updates and detailed information regarding the notification and application process.

How much aggregate is required by the APSET applicants in their qualifying exam to apply for the eligibility test?

The APSET applicants have to secure at least 55% in aggregate in their qualifying exams to be deemed eligible to apply for APSET. The minimum qualifying marks dip to 50% in case of applicants belonging to the reserved categories like SC, ST, PwD etc.

Is it possible to qualify APSET with a one-month preparation strategy?

The one-month preparation strategy to succeed in APSET is only useful for those who have been preparing for it for at least more than 6 to 8 months.

What is the total time duration of APSET?

The total time duration of APSET is 180 minutes or 3 hours.

What is the usual difficulty level of APSET?

Usually, the difficulty level of APSET hovers between moderately difficult and difficult but there have been instances when a particular section of APSET made its way into the bracket of “High Difficulty LeveL”.

What was the minimum cutoff percentage for General category candidates in previous year’s APSET?

The minimum cutoff percentage for general category candidates in the previous year’s APSET test was 40%.

On average how many candidates get selected for the selection process round of APSET?

On average, only 6% of the total number of test-takers can eke their way through to the APSET selection process round.

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Is there any negative marking in APSET 2020 Entrance Exam?

-REKHAUpdated on January 09, 2021 10:09 PM
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Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

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Yes, there will be negative marking for any incorrect attempt in APSET Exam 2020. To know more about APSET Exam go through the link mentioned below:-

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I am a Government employee and I want to appear in AP SET this year. Do I need to submit a NOC signed by the DEO?

-RaniUpdated on September 09, 2020 02:37 PM
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Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear candidate, it is not mandatory for you to submit a NOC signed by the District Educational Officer (DEO). If you fulfil all the required AP SET eligibility criteria, then you can appear in the eligibility test which is expected to be conducted on the 06th of December 2020. If you want to find out the detailed AP SET eligibility criteria kindly click on the link given here - Detailed Updated Eligibility Criteria for AP SET 2020. Here are some other important links of various other important aspects of AP SET - 


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-VaniUpdated on September 09, 2020 12:34 PM
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Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

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