AP DEECET Exam Pattern 2021: Marking Scheme, Negative Marking, Total Marks

Exam Date

Jun 23, 2021

Result Date

Jun 30, 2021

Jun 18, 2021 | Education


The AP DEECET 2021 will be conducted in online mode. It is for students who aspire to gain admission in two years Diploma in Education at Government District Institutions in Andhra Pradesh. Candidates taking the exam must be well aware of the AP DEECET exam pattern. The exam pattern includes the question paper pattern, marking scheme, total marks, and marks distribution. This page aims to provide candidates with all they must know about the AP DEECET exam pattern 2021.

AP DEECET 2021 Exam Pattern Highlights

The AP DEECET will have 100 multiple choice questions holding 100 marks. The paper will be divided into 2 parts. Part A is mandatory and includes basic questions from Language, Basic Mathematics, and General Knowledge. Part B will consist of 4 papers. Candidates will be required to choose 1 subject out of Mathematics, Biological Science, Social Studies, and Physical Science. Refer to the table below for the AP DEECET exam pattern highlights 2021.

Particulars Details
Mode of Exam Online
No. of Papers 1
No. of Parts Part A: 60 marksPart B: 40 marks
Type of Question Paper Objective (MCQs)
AP DEECET Total Marks 100
Duration of Exam 2 hours (120 minutes)
Language of Exam English and Telugu 
AP DEECET Marking Scheme 1 mark for every correct answer
AP DEECET Negative Marking No negative marking

AP DEECET 2021 Marks Distribution

The AP DEECET includes 5 different types of subjects that candidates must study. Moreover, English is a compulsory language. The test will be conducted in both, English and Telugu. The exam will be of objective type. Candidates may refer to the table below for a detailed breakdown of the AP DEECET marks distribution 2021.

Part Section No. of Questions Marks

Part A (Compulsory component for all)
Mathematics 10 10
General Knowledge 5 5
Social Studies 10 10
General Science 10 10
Teaching Aptitude Test 5 5
Telugu 10 10
Basic English 10 10

Part B (Choose 1 out of all options)
Social Studies 40 40
Biological Science 40 40
Physical Science 40 40
Mathematics 40 40

AP DEECET 2021 Marking Scheme

The information regarding the AP DEECET marking scheme 2021 is provided below.

  • The AP DEECET 2021 will contain 100 multiple-choice questions.
  • Candidates will be awarded 1 mark for every right answer.
  • There is no negative marking for wrong or unanswered questions.
  • The AP DEECET paper will be in English and Telugu.

AP DEECET Important Guidelines 2021

Participating AP DEECET 2021 candidates must go through the guidelines listed below.

  • Students must reach their allotted test centers 30 minutes before the exam.
  • Candidates must carry with them their AP DEECET admit cards and valid ID proof.
  • Numerous markings for a question will deem it invalid for correction.


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