AP DEECET 2021: Registration, Exam Date, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Notification

Exam Date

Jun 23, 2021

Result Date

Jun 30, 2021

Jun 23, 2021 | Education


Seeking a career in the prudent field of education? Preparing to define your life and work as an educationist in the state of Andhra Pradesh? Then aspire for the AP DEECET. This page has all the important information consolidated such as notification, eligibility, exam dates, admit card, result, and counselling. 


What is AP DEECET?

Provided below are important details to brief candidates about the AP DEECET and what taking it has to offer.

About: AP DEECET 2021 is an entrance exam for securing admission to two years Diploma in Educational course in Government District Institutions of Andhra Pradesh. AP DEECET stands for Diploma in Elementary Education Common Entrance Test. 

Programs: AP DEECET 2021 will be a gateway for candidates who are seeking admission in a two-year D.Ed (Diploma in Education) program.

Authority: AP DEECET 2021 is conducted by the School Education Department of Andhra Pradesh on behalf of Government District Institutions of Andhra Pradesh.

Level: AP DEECET 2021 (Andhra Pradesh Diploma in Elementary Education Common Entrance Test) is a state-level examination.

Admission: Candidates who are willing to seek admission to a Diploma in Education program in some of the top District colleges in Andhra Pradesh can take up the AP DEECET 2021 exam. 

Sections: The AP DEECET paper will consist of 2 sections:

  • Part A – It contains 60 questions that are general in nature. This part of the AP DEECET 2021 question paper is common to all.
  • Part B – This part of the question paper contains 4 parts. Candidates must choose any one out of the four. The sub-sections offered are Mathematics, Physical Science, Biological Science, and Social Studies. Each sub-section contains 40 questions.
  • Total – 100 Multiple Choice Questions (NO negative marking)

AP DEECET 2021 Exam Highlights

Candidates may refer to the table below for the AP DEECET 2021 highlights.

AP DEECET Highlights
AP DEECET Full Form Andhra Pradesh Diploma in Elementary Education Common Entrance Test 2021
Level State Level
Category Undergraduate
Conducting Authority School Education Department of Andhra Pradesh
AP DEECET 2021 Application Fee

INR 500 for SC/ST

INR 600 for General Category

Question Type Multiple Choice Questions with a single correct response
Exam Mode Online

Courses Offered By AP DEECET 2021

The courses offered by AP DEECET 2021 are as mentioned below.

Course Duration
D. Ed 2 years

AP DEECET 2021 Notification

The AP DEECET 2021 notification will be released on the official website. The notification contains an exam schedule, application details, eligibility, admission procedure, seat allotment, etc.

All the necessary information for AP DEECET is consolidated and presented here. Candidates are requested to go through all the details to get a clear idea about the exam before applying/attempting.

AP DEECET 2021 Exam Date

AP DEECET 2021 Exam Dates will be released with the notification of the exam. The schedule of counselling will be released soon after exam completion. The dates mentioned below are subject to change according to the official notifications of the AP DEECET exam authority.

AP DEECET 2021 Events Exam Dates (Tentative)
AP DEECET 2021 notification date March 10, 2021
Start of registration of AP DEECET 2021 online application May 21, 2021 
Last date for submission & registration of AP DEECET 2021 online application form Jun 10, 2021 
AP DEECET 2021 admit card Jun 19, 2021 
AP DEECET 2021 exam date Jun 23, 2021 
Declaration of AP DEECET 2021 answer key To be announced
AP DEECET 2021 result date Jun 30, 2021 
AP DEECET 2021 first phase counselling dates Jun 7, 2021 

AP DEECET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The AP DEECET Eligibility Criteria are the necessities specified by the conducting body to determine whether a candidate can take the exam or not. The eligibility criteria encompass nationality, educational qualifications, age limit, etc. Candidates are advised to thoroughly read through the eligibility requirements and ensure they meet them before applying for the AP DEECET. The eligibility criteria for the AP DEECET 2021 are given below.


Candidates should be of Indian Nationality. Foreigners cannot appear for AP DEECET 2021.

Age Limit

The minimum age limit of a candidate appearing for the exam is 17 years as of September 01 of the year of the exam. There is no upper age limit applicable for the AP DEECET.

Educational Qualification

The educational requirements of the students applying for the AP DEECET should be as given below:

  • For 2 Year D. Ed: Candidates must have completed 1+2 education of any discipline from a recognized University in Andhra Pradesh or Telangana with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/PH candidates) to satisfy AP DEECET 2021 eligibility criteria.

Note: Candidates who are expecting their results of the qualifying exam can also appear but their result should be declared by the time of admission, and obviously, they should pass it.

AP DEECET 2021 Application Form

The AP DEECET 2021 application form can be filled online only (there is no provision to apply for AP DEECET 2021 offline). The application form of AP DEECET 2021 was made available on the official website tentatively from May 21, 2021. The candidates are required to pay the application fee first and then complete the application filling process.

Application Fee & Mode

The AP DEECET 2021 application fee for the General category is INR 600 and SC/ST is INR 500 excluding the processing fee. There is only one mode by which an applicant can make the fee payment i.e Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking.

Read through the AP DEECET 2021 Application Form for more information regarding the requirements and documents needed to be uploaded as part of the application process. 

How to fill AP DEECET 2021 Application Form? 

Provided below is a step-by-step guide to help candidates download their AP DEECET application form 2021.

Step 1: Go to the AP DEECET official website

Step 2: Register using a mobile number and email ID

Step 3: Make the payment using Net Banking/Credit Card/Debit Card/UPI

Step 4: Login and fill the form

Step 5: Upload passport size photograph 

Step 6: Upload signature

Step 7: Review your AP DEECET application 

Step 8: Take the print of your AP DEECET application and receipt of payment for future reference

AP DEECET 2021 Exam Pattern

The AP DEECET exam is conducted in an online (computer-based) mode. The total marks that can be secured in the AP DEECET 2021 are 100. Eligible candidates are ranked based on the cut-off range and total marks secured during the examination. The AP DEECET 2021 exam is of objective type. It has a regular marking scheme where a +1 mark is awarded for every correct answer. The AP DEECET exam has NO negative marking. Candidates must complete the AP DEECET exam within a duration of 120 minutes. 

AP DEECET Exam Pattern
Mode Online/Computer Based
Question Type MCQ
Medium Telugu, English
 Total Marks 100
 Total Questions 100
Duration 2 hours (120 minutes)

For a more detailed breakdown, candidates can refer to AP DEECET Exam Pattern.

AP DEECET 2021 Admit Card

To download the AP DEECET 2021 Admit Card, the candidates must enter the necessary credentials such as their candidate ID. All candidates must carry their respective admit cards along with a valid photo ID proof to the examination hall. In case of failure to carry the above-said documents, candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination centre.

After the candidates have filled their application form, they can download the admit card or hall tickets from the AP DEECET official website. The download link will be made accessible for the candidates with valid credentials tentatively from Jun 19, 2021.

How to download AP DEECET 2021 Admit Card?

Applicants can refer below for guidance on how to download the AP DEECET admit card 2021.

  1. Visit the official website of AP DEECET (Government of Andhra Pradesh School of Education Department)
  2. On the AP DEECET website home page, find the hall ticket link and click on it.
  3. A login page for AP DEECET will appear in the new tab.
  4. Enter your AP DEECET Reference ID/Candidate ID
  5. Submit the details.
  6. Your AP DEECET Admit Card will appear on the screen. Review it, and download it.
  7. Take a print of your AP DEECET Admit Card.

AP DEECET 2021 Syllabus

AP DEECET 2021 syllabus will cover various areas such as General Knowledge, Mental Ability, Current Affairs, English language, Telugu language, Teaching Aptitude, etc. Candidates must be thorough with the basic languages of English and Telugu. For 2 year D. Ed course, the syllabus will consist of higher secondary level courses. Given below are some of the important topics students need to study for the AP DEECET Exam.

AP DEECET General Knowledge Syllabus

Countries and Capitals, Current News and Affairs, Culture, General Politics, Indian History, Indian Constitution, International affairs

AP DEECET English Syllabus

Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Formation, Reading Comprehension, Idioms, and Phrases, Error spotting

AP DEECET Mathematics Syllabus

Number Systems, Whole Numbers, Mensuration, Symmetry, Ratio and Proportion, Integers and Negative Numbers, Geometry, Statistics and Data handling, Fractions

The AP DEECET 2021 Syllabus will give you more detailed information about the various chapters to be prepared by candidates appearing for the AP DEECET 2021 examination.

AP DEECET 2021 Results

The final results of AP DEECET 2021 will be declared tentatively on Jun 30, 2021. Results will be available on the official website of the AP DEECET 2021 examination. The AP DEECET answer key and rank card will also be available on the website. Information on how to view and download your results and rank cards can be found in the AP DEECET 2021 Results section. You can download your AP DEECET response sheet to analyze your performance. For that, you will require to fill in your credentials.

Steps to download AP DEECET 2021 Result

These are the steps that must be followed to download the AP DEECET results 2021.

Step 1: Visit AP DEECET official website

Step 2: Click on the Download Rank Card option

Step 3: Use your login ID and Date of Birth

Step 4: Download the Rank Card

Note: You can download the answer key and your response sheet from the same page. 

AP DEECET 2021 Rank Card

AP DEECET releases a rank card on the official website, which can be downloaded using the AP DEECET hall ticket number and date of birth. An AP DEECET rank card is a computer-generated statement of marks for the candidate's performance.

AP DEECET 2021 Counselling

The AP DEECET 2021 examination qualified students are eligible to apply for the counselling process of AP DEECET 2021. The counselling process will commence on Jun 7, 2021 (tentative).

Candidates can provide their preferences of colleges and courses for AP DEECET 2021 admission during the counselling process. The admission will take place based on the marks scored by the candidate in the exam. The mode of the procedure will be online. Candidates must keep their documents ready with them during the AP DEECET Counselling Process.

To know more about the college choices, you can go to the College section on Dashboard to check reviews from alumni, and gather more details about the institute you are planning to take admission in.

Note: The AP DEECET 2021 counselling date has been revised and a new date with all the details on the admission process will be released soon.

AP DEECET aspirants are instructed to submit the documents mentioned below at the time of counselling for verification:

  • AP DEECET rank card 2021
  • AP DEECET admit card 2021
  • Scorecards of class 10 or SSC
  • Class 12th/Intermediate scorecard
  • Transfer certificate (school)
  • Caste certificate in case of OBC/SC/ST candidates (check the status for the creamy layer)
  • Income certificate issued by the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
  • Birth certificate
  • PwD certificate (if required)
  • Local status certificate or domicile certificate
  • NCC/CAP/Sports certificates (if applicable)

AP DEECET 2021 Preparation Tips

Provided below is some advice for candidates who are aspiring to take the AP DEECET 2021.

Tip 1: Before starting preparation, you have to make a proper timetable that covers all your subjects/topics of the officially prescribed syllabus. Make sure that you schedule enough time for the subjects that need more attention and from which more questions are asked each year.

Tip 2: By solving the previous year's question papers, candidates will get familiar with the exam pattern and weightage distribution for various areas of study throughout the question paper.

Tip 3: AP DEECET 2021 aspirants must take as many mock tests as they can before the actual day of the test. Mock test papers help candidates identify their strengths and weaknesses. Mocks give them the chance to strengthen those weak areas. Dedicate at least 2 or 3 hours to checking up on your weaker areas and revise the AP DEECET syllabus accordingly.

AP DEECET 2021 Reference Books

Reference books provide a great deal of comprehension on a subject and prepare a candidate to obtain the score that he or she is hoping for. Mentioned below is the list of reference books for AP DEECET. These books are easily available in online shops. The books are of various AP DEECET syllabus topics such as General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Competitive Mathematics, and English Comprehension. Apart from these books, you should go through AP DEECET 2021 previous year papers. The AP DEECET Reference Books are listed below.

  • Andhra Pradesh DEECET Mathematics Book by Vijetha Competitions Editorial Board
  • Arihant General English for all Competitive Exams by S.C Gupta
  • Arihant General Knowledge 2021 by Manohar Pandey
  • Competition Review Yearbook 2021 by Disha Experts
  • Lucent’s GK by Vinay Karana
  • Manorama Year Book 2021 by K.M Mathew and M. Mathew Pearson
  • India Yearbook by Thrope Pearson’s
  • English by Thrope
  • Pratiyogita Darpan by Upkar Prakashan
  • TATA McGraw-Hill by Rajiv Mehrishi Wren and Martin by P.C Wren 

AP DEECET 2021 Contact Details

In case candidates face any difficulty during the exam and admission process, they are advised to contact the AP DEECET authorities. Mentioned below are the AP DEECET contact details.

School Education Department of Andhra Pradesh (AP) – 515003

AP DEECET Helpline Number: 9347007754, 9494963514

AP DEECET Official Website: www.apdeecet.apcfss.in


How do I apply for the AP DEECET?

Candidates who interested in applying to the AP DEECET Exam can do so by going to the official website of the examination. The official website of the AP DEECET is, apdeecet.apcfss.in

What are the eligibility criteria for AP DEECET?

The AP DEECET Eligibility Criteria for the candidates is 10+2 from a recognized institution with 50% aggregate score in the qualifying examination. Candidates must fulfill the AP DEECET Eligibility Criteria before applying to the AP DEECET Exam.

What is the application fee for AP DEECET?

The application fee for AP DEECET is INR 600 for candidates belonging to the General category and INR 500 for candidates belonging to SC/ST category.

What is the marking scheme for AP DEECET?

AP DEECET Exam has a regular marking scheme. One mark is awarded for every correct response and there is no negative marking as the AP DEECET Exam does not have a penalty for incorrect answers.

What modes of payment are accepted for the application fee?

The application fee for AP DEECET Exam can only be paid online. Candidates can make use of either Debit Card, Credit card, or Net Banking to pay the application fees for AP DEECET Exam.

What is the mode of conduction of the AP DEECET?

The AP DEECET Exam is conducted online which means it is a computer-based test.

Is there any difference between AP DEECET Answers Keys and AP DEECET Response Sheet?

Yes, there is a difference between AP DEECET Answer Keys and AP DEECET Response Sheet. The AP DEECET Answer Key is sheet consisting of correct answers of AP DEECET Exam which is released on the official AP DEECET website after the AP DEECET Exam while the AP DEECET Response Sheet is the sheet containing the answers given by the candidate in the AP DEECET Exam. 


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