The Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET) concluded peacefully on September 11, 2016. Andhra University conducted the test in the 100 centres across the 13 districts of the state. Andhra University conducted the test for the first time after the bifurcation. Prof. K Srinivasa Rao, Secretary informed that a total number 56,450 candidates have registered for the test out of which 44,381 candidates took the test by recording 78.62 percent of attendance.
The exam commenced at 9.30 AM and continued till 4.30 PM. The first and second paper were conducted in the morning session, and Paper III was held in the afternoon session. The test was conducted in 31 subjects and the authorities of the varsity deployed 3,820 invigilators, 112 local observers and 24 special observers to monitor the examination.
HRD Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Mr. Ganta Srinivasa Rao picked Set-I for the test. This year, 6,727 candidates registered for science courses followed by 6,592 candidates registered for Telugu. There was an inadequate response for linguistics where only 44 candidates have registered.
The preliminary key would be uploaded on the official website of APSET on September 20, 2016. The final key will be released on September 27, 2016. The results will be announced as per the date directed by the University Grants Commission (UGC).