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APSET Syllabus 2023

Updated By Priyanka on 16 Feb, 2023 13:02

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APSET Syllabus 2023

The APSET syllabus is prescribed by the Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on behalf of the Government of Andhra Pradesh. The APSET 2023 syllabus will assist all the candidates to know what subjects and topics will be covered in the APSET exam 2023. Candidates who are appearing for the APSET exam this year will be able to crack the exam after completely reviewing the 2023 syllabus for APSET. The university has decided to separate the APSET syllabus for Paper 1 and Paper 2 for the year 2021. Separate topics and subjects are assigned to each and every subjects which will be covered in Paper 2 of the APSET exam 2023.

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With the help of the APSET 2023 syllabus, candidates can get an idea about the subjects from which the questions will be asked in the entrance exam. After going through the whole syllabus, candidates must start preparing for the exam and solve APSET previous years’ question papers. The syllabus generally remains the same for all the years which will help the candidates to practice according to the previous year question papers. Candidates may refer to the main website for the latest updates in the syllabus. The detailed syllabus for both exams has been mentioned below. 

Previous APSET Subject Wise Syllabus

APSET 2019 Paper I Syllabus

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Anthropology

APSET Syllabus 2019 for History

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Chemical Sciences

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Commerce

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Computer Science & Application 

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Economics 

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Education 

APSET Syllabus 2019 for English

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Science 

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Environmental Science 

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Geography 

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Hindi 

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Journalism and Mass Communications 

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Law

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Life Sciences 

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Library and Information Science 

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Management 

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Mathematical Sciences

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Physical Sciences 

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Physical Education

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Philosophy 

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Political Science 

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Psychology

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Public Administration

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Sanskrit (To be Updated)

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Sociology

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Social Work (To be Updated)

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Telugu

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Urdu (To be Updated)

APSET Syllabus 2019 for Visual Arts (To be Updated)

Detailed Syllabus of APSET 2023 (Paper I)

Apart from the APCET 2023 syllabus provided above, the candidates may also refer to the detailed syllabus of APSET 2023 which has been provided in a tabular form:



Teaching Aptitude

Teaching: Nature, Objectives, Characteristics and basic requirements

Learner’s characteristics;

Factors affecting teaching;

Methods of teaching;

Teaching aids;


Research Aptitude

Research: Meaning, Characteristics and types;

Steps of research;

Methods of research;

Research Ethics;

Paper, article, workshop, seminar, conference and symposium;

Thesis writing: its characteristics and format

Reading Comprehension

A passage to be set with questions to answer


Communication: Nature, characteristics, types, barriers and effective classroom

Reasoning (Including Mathematical)

Number series

Letter series



Logical Reasoning

Understanding the structure of arguments;

Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning;

Verbal analogies; word analogy-Applied analogy;

Verbal classification;

Reasoning Logical Diagrams: Simple diagrammatic relationship, Multi-diagrammatic relationship;

Venn diagram; Analytical

Data Interpretation

Sources, acquisition and interpretation of data;

Quantitative and qualitative data;

Graphical representation and mapping of data.

Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

ICT: meaning, advantages, disadvantages and uses;

General abbreviations and terminology;

Basics of internet and e-mailing.

People and Environment

People and environment interaction;

Sources of pollution;

Pollutants and their impact on human life, exploitation of natural and energy resources;

Natural hazards and mitigation.

Higher Education System: Governance, Polity and Administration

Structure of the Institutions for higher learning and research in India

Formal and distance education

Professional/ technical and general education

Value education

Governance, polity and administration

Concept, institutions and their interactions

Detailed APSET 2023 Syllabus (Paper II)




Business Environment

Financial & Management Accounting

Business Economics

Business Statistics and Data Processing

Business Management

Marketing Management

Financial Management

Human Resources Management

Banking and Financial Institution

International Business

Accounting and Finance


Income Tax Law & Tax Planning


Microeconomics Analysis

Macroeconomics Analysis

Development and Planning

Public Finance

International Economics

Indian Economy

Statistical Methods

Theory of Demand

Theory of Production

Keynesian and Post-Keynesian approaches

Development and Growth

Theories of Taxation

Components of Money Supply

Industrial Structure and Economic Growth

Population and Economic Development

Role of Agriculture in Indian Economy

Single Equation Linear Model

Simultaneous Equation Models

Techniques of Forecasting

Theory of Consumer Behaviour and Theory of Firms

Theory of Pricing

Theory of Games

Planning and Economic Development


Chaucer to Shakespeare

Jacobean to Restoration Periods

Augustan Age: 18th Century Literature

Romantic Period

Victorian Period

Modern Period

Contemporary Period

American and other non-British Literature

Literary Theory and Criticism

Rhetoric and Prosody

British Literature from Chaucer to the Present Day

Criticism and Literary Theory

History of English language

European Literature from Classical Age to the 20th Century

Indian Writing in English and Indian Literature in English Translation

American and other Non-British English Literature

Literary Theory and Criticism


Concepts, Ideas and Terms

Ancient Indian History

Medieval Indian History

Modern Indian History

From the Indus Valley Civilization to the Mahajanapadas

History of India from 4th Century BC to 3rd Century AD

India from the 4th Century AD to 12th Century AD

India from 1206 to 1526

India from 1526 onwards

Socio-economic and Cultural Life under the Mughals

Foundation of the British Rule

Economic and Social Policies

National Movement and Post-Independent India

World History

Research in History

Political Science

Political Theory and Thought

Comparative Politics and Political Analysis

Indian Government and Politics

Public Administration

International Relations

Political Development

Making of Indian Constitution

Theories of International Relations

The APSET 2021 Paper II syllabus for more subjects shall be updated here soon. 

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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 - 


I have obtained my qualifying degree from Dr B R Ambedkar Open University. Can I apply for AP SET?

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

Dear student, yes, you are eligible to apply for AP SET even though the institution from where you obtained your previous qualifying exam degree is an open university, in your case Dr B R Ambedkar Open University. Also, you must have secured at least 55% aggregate in your Master’s degree qualifying exam. Here is the link that will take you to the detailed AP SET eligibility criteria - Latest AP SET eligibility criteria. There is another important thing that you must be aware of which is not spoken about in details. If you have completed all your class Xth, …


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