AP EDCET B.Ed 2023: Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test or AP EDCET is an entrance examination that provides an individual to take admission to the B.Ed colleges in Andhra Pradesh. Bachelor of Education or B.Ed is a teaching course that helps an aspirant to build his/her career in the teaching field. The candidates who want to pursue a B.Ed course from the institutes of Andhra Pradesh must go through an entrance test. In this article, we will discuss information about AP EDCET B.Ed Entrance test like Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, etc.

AP EDCET B.Ed 2023 Important Exam Dates

EventsExam Dates
AP EdCET Notification Announcement Date  :March 2023
Submit the online application for Date start:March 2023
Last date online application (without late Fee):June 2023
Last date for submission of online applications with late fee of Rs. 500/-September 2023
Application Form Correction started:July 2023
Admit Card Downloading:September 2023
EdCET 2023 Exam DateOctober 2023
Declaration of Preliminary KeyOctober 2023
Last Date for receiving of objections on Preliminary KeyOctober 2023
Declaration of Results

AP EDCET B.Ed 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for AP EDCET are as follows-

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India
  • The candidate must have completed the class XII/Intermediate/Senior Secondary School Exam from a recognized Board or institution.
  • Candidates must have aggregated 45% in their Undergrad Degree from a recognized University.
  • For candidates who has a graduation degree in Technology or Engineering with 55% marks in Mathematics, Science, and in other subjects can apply for the test

Subject Wise Eligibility for EDCET 2023

Candidates must have these subjects in their curriculum during their Bachelor’s Degree program. The following are the subjects eligibility-

  • Maths: Only those who have completed B.A., B.Tech, B.Sc., or B.E. as one of the subjects or the BCA candidates with Mathematics at the intermediate level as the group subject can appear for the examination
  • Physical Sciences: Those who have completed B.Tech, B.Sc., or B.E. and studied subjects such as Allied Material Sciences, Physics, or Chemistry as one of the subjects or those who have completed BCA with subjects like Physical Sciences which  includes Chemistry and Physics as the level of intermediate as the group subject can appear in the examination
  • Biological Sciences: Those who have completed B.Sc. or B.Sc. Home Science and have studied Zoology, Allied Life Sciences Part II subjects of Botany can appear in the examination. Other than this, candidates who have done BCA with the Biological Sciences at the level of intermediate can consider for appearing in the AP EdCET (BEd) exam.
  • Social Studies: Those who have completed B.C.A., B.B.M., B.Com./, or B.A./ with Social Sciences at the level of intermediate as the group subject can look for applying for the test
  • English: Those who have taken B.A. B. A Special English or M.A. English can appear for the examination

AP EDCET B.Ed 2023 Application Form

The application process for AP EDCET B.ED starts in February each year and candidates who are graduated with a bachelor’s degree can apply for this course. There are two ways that you can use to fill the EDCET forms-Online and Offline method.

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You can follow these steps to fill the application form offline-

  • Download or buy the application form online or nearest shop respectively
  • Fill the form with accurate information and attach the required documents
  • Candidates are required to take the print out of the filled formed for future use
  • Once the form filling process is complete, pay the application fee and create a bank Demand Draft
  • Attach the DD along with the form and send it to the AP  university address through post

You can follow these steps to fill the application form online-

  • For online applicants, the process is easy and fast. Visit the official website of AP  B.Ed EDCET and click on the apply button, the official website of AP  B.Ed EDCET is www.AP bed.nic.in
  • The application form will be opened, fill the form with accurate information and click on the Next button
  • After that, you have to AP load the digital photograph, signature, and other documents
  • Now Click on the submit button, a new screen with all the information filled will appear, review the application and check for all the details again
  • Now pay the fee online using Netbanking, credit card, or debit card
  • Your application is filled, take a print out of the application and payment receipt for future use

Documents required for AP EDCET B.Ed 2023 Application Form

The following are the documents that are necessary for filling the AP EDCET B.Ed application form-

  • Latest Scanned photo passport size
  • 10 and 12 certificates scanned
  • Scanned signature of the candidate
  • Aadhaar card number and a scanned copy

AP EDCET B.Ed 2023 Application Fee

The application fee depends on the criteria that the candidate belongs to. The following are the fee that is associated with the respective categories-

CategoryApplication Fee

Admit Card

Admit card for AP EDCET B.Ed 2023 admit card is released once the exam date is closing usually, 2-3 weeks before the examination. You can download the admit card from the official website. It is important for the candidates participating in the AP EDCET B.Ed to follow the guidelines mentioned on the Admit card.

Examination Centres

  • Srikakulam
  • Nellore
  • Chittoor
  • Vizianagaram
  • Thirupathi
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Kakinada
  • Kadapa
  • Proddatur
  • Ananthapur
  • Rajamahendravaram
  • Vijayawada
  • Eluru
  • Nandyal
  • Guntur
  • Kurnool
  • Ongole
  • Kuppum

Syllabus for AP EDCET B.Ed 2023

The syllabus for AP EDCET B.Ed 2023 is as follows-

  • General English
  • General Knowledge
  • Teaching aptitude
  • Core Subjects

Teaching Aptitude Test

  • Reasoning
  • Imagination
  • Judgment & Decision Making
  • Creative Thinking
  • Generalization
  • Drawing inferences etc.

Core Subjects

  • (Arts, Science, Agriculture, and Commerce) from these 4 subjects candidates can choose one subject related to their educational background

General Knowledge

  • History
  • Geography
  • Polity
  • Question-related to the social issue
  • General Science
  • Current Affairs,
  • Other Miscellaneous Question

General English

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Error Corrections
  • Antonyms
  • Idioms
  • Spelling Error
  • One Word Substitution
  • Phrases
  • Synonyms

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of the AP EDCET B.Ed 2023 exam consists of 150 questions and holds a total of 150 Marks which is divided into three parts. Each question will be of 1 mark each with no negative marks and you will be provided 2 hours to complete the examination. The following are the exam pattern of the AP EDCET-

PaperSubjectsTotal Marks
Paper-AGeneral English150
Paper-BGeneral Knowledge
Teaching Aptitude Test
Paper-CCore Subjects (Arts/Science/Commerce/Agriculture)

AP EDCET B.Ed 2023 Exam Result

The Exam result will be released within a month or two after the examination is conducted. Along with the result, a cut-off will also be released which is the minimum marks required for the candidates to pass the examination for admission.­­­

AP EDCET Counselling

EDCET Counselling is a process where the candidates who have passed the EDCET Entrance test finalizes their seats and the admission to the B.Ed course is confirmed. In this event, you have to visit the venue on the notified date with the necessary documents and confirm your seat by paying the fee for the B.Ed course. You have to select the college that you want to choose as well.

Documents required for AP EDCET Counselling

The following are the document that you have to carry when visiting the counselling session-

  • Class 10 /high school or its equivalent examination certificate
  • Class 12 marks sheet/ grade sheet or equivalent qualifying
  • 10 recent color photographs
  • Migration/ transfer/ character certificate from the last attended institution
  • SC/ST/OBC Category certificates (if any)
  • Admission fee payment at the cash counter of the admission venue either in cash or through bank demand draft (DD) from a nationalized bank. 
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