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About AP POLYCET 2018

AP POLYCET 2018 or Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test 2018 is a state level entrance exam conducted by State Board of Education and Training, Vijayawada. Candidates who are looking for admission into engineering and non-engineering diploma courses can apply for new batches. AP POLYCET 2018 ranks allow candidates to take admission in Government, Aided, Private, Un-aided Polytechnics, Second shift Polytechnics run in existing Private Un-aided Engineering Colleges in Andhra Pradesh. AP POLYCET 2018 is not purposed to use for admission in diplomas like Hotel Management & Catering Technology, D. Pharmacy, and 10+2 or 12th standard. Based on performance in written exam, the candidates will be shortlisted to call for AP POLYCET 2018 web counselling.

Latest Update: AP POLYCET Result has been declared

AP POLYCET 2018 Dates

 

Events

Dates

Online Application form begins

14 March 2018

Last date to Apply for AP POLYCET

14 April 2018

Availability of Admit Card

After payment of
application fee

AP POLYCET Exam Date

27 April 2018

Declaration of Result

8 May 2018

Counselling Begins

June last week 2018

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AP POLYCET 2018 Eligibility criteria

Followings are the criteria for the candidates to appear in the AP POLYCET 2018

Nationality: Candidates must be Indian National.

Domicile: Candidates must have the domicile of Andhra Pradesh State.

Age: There is no age limit to appear in the examination.

Academic Eligibility

  • Candidates must have passed S.S.C. examination conducted by State Board of Secondary Education by Andhra Pradesh or Telangana or any other examinations recognized by Board of Secondary School.
  • The candidates must have cleared the aforesaid examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects and have passed in all subjects including Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry with a minimum of 35% in each subject.
  • Candidates who are appearing in the SSC or equivalent examination are also eligible to apply for AP POLYCET

AP POLYCET 2018 Application form and Admit Card

 AP POLYCET Application Process has started from 14 March 2018. The candidates can fill the form by following the link given below on this page.  The last date to fill the AP POLYCET 2018 Application Form was 14 April 2018. Hence, the candidates are suggested to fill the form on or before the due date.

Submission of Application Form

The submission of the AP POLYCET Application Form can be done after paying the application fee. The payment of fee can be done either depositing the fee at Helpline/ Aponline Centre or through online mode. Candidates need not send documents or application to the authority.  However, it is advised to print out the hall ticket after submission of the form. More details regarding the same are given below.

AP POLYCET 2018 Hall Ticket - Download Here

AP POLYCET Hall Ticket was generated online after the application process was completed by the candidates. During last days of filling the form, it may be difficult and the candidates may face trouble to generate the Admit card immediately due to heavy rush. Therefore, the candidates are advised to either fill the form as early as possible or visit the centre after 2 or 3 days if admit card will not generate immediately.

AP POLYCET 2018 Fees

The application fee for the AP POLYCET 2018 is Rs.350 which is common for all the categories. The candidates would have to make the payment through online mode i.e. Credit/ Debit Card/ Net Banking or by Demand Draft.

AP Polytechnic Colleges Fee

 

Fee Particulars

Government/Aided Polys

Private

Tuition Fee

Rs. 2000

Rs. 14900

Course Work Fee

Rs. 200

-

Games Fee

Rs. 100

Rs. 100

Association Fee

Rs. 100

Laboratory & Workshop Fee

Rs. 600

Library Non-Refundable Fee

Rs. 300

Admission Fee

Rs. 100

Rs. 100

Syllabus Book

Rs. 50

Rs. 50

Board Recognition Fee

Rs. 250

Rs. 250

Alumni Fee (Only at the time of admission)

Rs. 100

Rs. 100

Total

Rs. 3800

Rs. 15500


NOTE
The fee structure for Government, Aided, Private, Un-Aided Polytechnics including second shift polytechnic are under revision. However, the fee chargeable in all Polytechnics shall be as fixed by the Government and applicable at the time of admission.

AP POLYCET 2018 Result and Counselling

After the exam, the AP POLYCET Result has been declared on 8 May 2018. The candidates can check the result by providing necessary details. The shortlisted candidates will be then called for the counselling process in which the candidates would be invited to choose the colleges and courses.

AP POLYCET 2018 Selection Criteria

  • Candidates need to obtain minimum 30% marks or 36 marks out of 120 in order to get admission in diploma programme.
  • Candidates belonging to a scheduled caste or scheduled tribes are eligible with less than 30% marks to compete during the time of admission.
  • Marks in the entrance test will use to assign rank and further on the basis of rank the admission will be taken in the diplomas.

AP POLYCET 2018 Online Counselling

After the declaration of the result, the counselling dates for the AP POLYCET will be declared by the authority. The candidates are suggested to keep themselves updated on this page. The process of AP POLYCET counselling is likely to start from the last week of June 2018. Candidates are then invited and allowed to choose the colleges and courses which will also depend on their preferences and rank obtained in the entrance exam.

AP POLYCET 2018 Exam pattern

  • Mode of exam: Pen and paper
  • Types and number of questions: 120 MCQ
  • The language of the exam: English and Telugu.
  • Candidates can use either blue or black ball pen for filling the personal detail and 2B pencil for filling the answer sheet.
  • Negative Marking: There is no negative marking.

AP POLYCET 2018 Exam Pattern

The syllabus of Polycet 2018 will be the same as that of SSC examination for the same year. There is the total of 120 questions to be answered. All questions are of multiple choices and have four answers noted to choose the appropriate answer. Each question carries 1 mark.

Sections

 No. of Questions

Section A- Mathematics

60

Section B - Physics

30

Section C - Chemistry

30

Total

120

AP POLYCET 2018 Important details
  • AP POLYCET 2018 has the reservation for SC/ST and BC based on government policy. The percentages of seats are 50% for open competition, 15% for SC, 6% for SC and 29% for BC.
  • 85% of seats are shall be filled by the candidates who belong to the respective universities areas. These universities are a) Andhra University Area b) Shri Venkateswara University Area c) Osmania University Area. The remaining 15% of un-reserved seats are available to local and non-local of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana state based on their ranking in POLYCET.
  • However, there are some colleges which have different criteria for the candidate according to their policy.

AP POLYCET 2018 Reservation Details

For residential polytechnic at Madanapalle, Rajahmundry (AP), Gajwel and Karimnagar for girls (Telangana), the reservations are given below. Please keep in mind; all seats are reserved for boys, except Karimnagar.

Categories

Reserved weightage

SC

75%

ST

5%

BC

10%

OC

10%

 

For residential polytechnic at Paderu, Srisailam, Yetapaka near Bhadrachalam (AP) the reservations are:

Caste

Reserved weightage

SC

18%

ST

75%

BC

5%

OC

2%

 

NOTE:

  • Please keep in mind; all seats are reserved for boys only.
  • For Government Minority Polytechnic at Kurnool, Guntur (AP) Badangpet Hyderabad (Women) (Telangana) all the seats are reserved for minority candidates.
  • Two seats are reserved for Anglo Indians for Polytechnic courses.
  • All the candidates who fall in reservation category are advised to bring their relevant certificates as a proof.

Diploma Courses offered based on AP POLYCET 2018

 

Courses

Duration

Civil engineering

3 years

Architectural Assistantship.

3 years

Mechanical Engineering

3 years

Automobile Engineering

3 years

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

3 years

Electronics & Communication Engineering

3 years

Applied Electronics & Instrumentation

3 years

Computer engineering

3 years

Information Technology

3 years

Mining Engineering

3 years

Chemical Engineering (SW) (Sugar Technology)

3 years

Commercial and Computer practice

3 years

Garment Technology

3 years

Bio-Medical Engineering

3 and ½ years

Metallurgical Engineering

3 and ½ years

Textile Technology

3 and ½ years

Chemical Engineering (Sandwich)

3 and ½ years

Refrigeration and Air conditioning

3 years

Petroleum Technology

3 years

Petro Chemical technology

3 years

Chemical Engineering (Oil tech) SW

3 and ½ years

Chemical Engineering (Petrochemicals) SW

3 and ½ years

Chemical Engineering (Plastics & Polymers) SW

3 and ½ years

Ceramic Engineering and Technology SW

3 and ½ years

  • Note: SW stands for State Wide Course

AP POLYCET 2018 Exam Centres 

 

Kakinada

Paderu

Gudur

Rajahmundry

Bheemunipatnam

Proddatur

Mukteswaram

Narsipatnam

Kadapa

Guntur

Anakapalli

Rajampet

Bapatla

Vizianagaram

Nandyal

Krosuru

Bobbili

Srisailam

Vijayawada

Tanuku

Kurnool

Machilipatnam

Eluru

Nellore

Nandigama

Ananthapur

Atmakur, SPSR

Bhimavaram

Hindupur

Yetapaka,
near Bhadrachalam

Ongole

Kalyandurg

Addanki

Kadiri

Giddaluru

Tirupathi

Srikakulam

Kalikiri

Tekkali

Madanapally

Visakhapatnam

Kuppam

 

AP POLYCET 2018 Exam Centres for Urdu Medium Candidates

Candidates will be allowed the designated examination centre during the time of hall ticket production. Candidates can take the help of HCL person to reach out to the examination hall. Urdu medium candidates are allotted different centres in their region. The following list is for Urdu medium candidates.

Region

Place

A.U. Area 

Government Polytechnic for Woman, Gunter - 522005.(AP)

 S.V.U. Area E.S.C. Government Polytechnic, Nandyal – 518501.(AP)

AP POLYCET 2018 Contact

State Board of Technical Education & Training (SBTET),
5th Floor, ANR Towers, Jammichettu Road,
Prasadmpadu, Vijayawada – 521108, Andhra Pradesh

Phone: 9133399677, 9133399688, 9133399699
Email: Polycetap@gmail.com