AP SET 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

AP SET or Andhra Pradesh Engineering State Eligibility Test is a state level examination that appointments candidates for the post of Assistant Professors/Lecturers in state run universities. In this article, we will discuss information about AP SET Entrance test like Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, etc.

AP SET 2023 Important Exam Dates

EventsExam Dates
Start the submit application formMarch 2023
Deadline to submit the application formMay 2023
Submit the Application form with late fee Rs. 1,000May 2023
Submit the Application form with late fee Rs. 2,000May 2023
Submit the Application form with late fee Rs. 5,000May 2023
AP SET 2023 Exam DateJune 2023
Result Date AnnouncedJune 2023

AP SET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for AP SET are as follows-

  • Candidates must have a Master’s Degree from a recognized university or college with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for the Reserved Category)
  • Candidates must be a citizen of India and domicile of Andhra Pradesh
  • There is no minimum age criteria for AP SET
  • Candidate appearing in final year examination can also apply

AP SET 2023 Application Form

The application process for AP SET can be filled online and the candidate can follow the step by step process is as follows-

  • Visit the official website of AP SET and click on the apply button, the official website of AP SET is https://apset.net.in/
  • The application form will be opened, fill the form with accurate information and click on the Next button
  • After that, you have to upload 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 SET 2023 Application Form

The following are the documents that are necessary for filling the AP SET application form-

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

AP SET 2023 Application Fee

The Application fee for AP SET is as follows-

CategoryApplication Fee

AP SET Exam Centers

The following are the examination centers for AP SET-

  • Vishakhapatnam
  • Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry)
  • Guntur
  • Anantapur
  • Tirupati
  • Nellore

AP SET Examination Pattern

The following are the examination pattern of AP SET-

SessionPaperMarksNo. of QuestionsDuration
FirstI (9:30 am to 10:45 am)10060 (At least 50 must attempt)75 minutes
SecondII (11:15 am to 12:30 pm)10050 (All are Compulsory)75 minutes
ThirdIII (2 pm to 4:30 pm)15075 (All are Compulsory)150 minutes

Syllabus for AP SET 2023

The syllabus for AP SET 2023 is as follows-

Paper I

  • General Paper


3Chemical Sciences
5Computer Science & Application
9Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Science
10Environmental Science
13Journalism and Mass Communications
15Life Sciences
16Library and Information Science
18Mathematical Sciences
19Physical Sciences
20Physical Education
22Political Science
24Public Administration
27Social Work
30Visual Arts

Admit Card 2023

Admit card for AP SET 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 SET to follow the guidelines mentioned on the Admit card.

AP SET 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 SET Counselling

AP SET Counselling is a process where the candidates who have passed the Entrance test finalizes their seats and the admission to the course is confirmed. In this event, you have to visit the venue on the notified date with the necessary documents.

Documents required for AP SET 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
  • Graduation Degree/ Marks Sheet
  • AP SET Score Card/ Result
  • Migration/ transfer/ character certificate from the last attended institution
  • SC/ST/OBC Category certificates (if any)
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