AP EDCET 2021: Exam Date, Notification, Online Application, Syllabus, Hall Ticket

Exam Date

Oct 1, 2021

Result Date

Oct 24, 2021

Apr 7, 2021 | Education


The AP EDCET exam is a state-level exam that is conducted online, i.e., computer-based.  The candidates qualifying AP EDCET examination will be given admission in B.Ed courses in the universities of Andhra Pradesh. Everything you need to know about the AP EDCET exam is given below.


What is AP EDCET?

The full form of AP EDCET is Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Exam. The Andhra University, Visakhapatnam conducts the AP EDCET exam, on behalf of APSCHE (Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education). This exam offers admission to the candidates to the B.Ed program. The candidates who qualify the AP EDCET will be offered admission in B.Ed courses of Andhra Pradesh university/colleges.

AP EDCET Exam Highlights

Particulars Details
Exam Name Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Exam.
Abbreviation AP EDCET
Conducting Body Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
Exam Level State
Exam Mode Online
Application Mode Online
Official Website sche.ap.gov.in/EDCET/Edcet/EDCET_HomePage.aspx
Help Desk 08772249855


AP EDCET 2021 Exam Date

The AP EDCET 2021 exam notification will be released on Mar 14, 2021. The exam dates mentioned below are tentative, the new exam dates will be announced soon by the organizing committee.

Events Date (Tentative)
Online Application Form Start Date Mar 14, 2021 
Online Application Form End Date April 24, 2021 
Application form correction window To Be Announced
Last date to apply with late fee of INR 500 Mar 15, 2021 
Hall Ticket Sep 25, 2021 
AP EDCET 2021 Exam Date Oct 1, 2021 
Declaration of Preliminary Answer Keys To Be Announced
Last date to accept objections for answer keys To Be Announced
Result To Be Announced
Counselling Dates To Be Announced

AP EDCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The AP EDCET eligibility criteria are set by the Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education, Amravati. The candidates need to know about the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. Below is the given information regarding eligibility.


The candidates belonging to citizens of India are eligible to apply for this exam.

Age Limit

The candidates applying for the exam must be 19 years to be eligible for the exam. There is no upper age limit.

Educational Qualification

  • The candidates should have completed the final year or must be in the last year pursuing B.Com/BBA/B.A/BCA and B.Sc course.
  • Candidates should have undergraduate and postgraduation degrees with 50% marks.
  • Candidates who have completed B.E/B. Tech (with Physics and Mathematics) with 50% marks are also eligible to apply for the exam.
  • Candidates who have 5 years of the integrated degree course in any relevant subjects can apply for the exam.

AP EDCET 2021 Online Application

The application form for AP EDCET 2021 will be released on Mar 14, 2021 (Tentative). The last date to fill the application form will be Mar 15, 2021 (Tentative). The application form for AP EDCET 2021 will be available on the official website. The candidates can fill it up and submit it before the last date. Below are the given step-by-step guide to filling the application form.

Steps to fill the AP EDCET 2021 application form

  1. Go to the official website of AP EDCET.
  2. Click on the link of the application form and fill the application form.
  3. Pay the application fee.
  4. Enter the required information on the application form.
  5. Upload the documents such as photographs and signatures.
  6. After filling the application form, the candidates are advised to cross-check the filed details, submit their application form, and take a printout of the application form and the fee receipt.

AP EDCET Application Fee

The AP EDCET application fee should be paid online only. The candidates can pay the application fee for appearing in AP EDCET 2021 Exam by Credit/Debit or Net Banking. Below is the given information regarding the application fee.

Category Fee
Others INR 600

AP EDCET 2021 Hall Ticket

The Sri Venkateswara University will release the Hall Ticket for AP EDECT. The candidates who have filled the application form can download the hall ticket from the online website of AP EDCET.  Below is the step-by-step process to download the AP EDCET 2021 hall ticket.

How to download AP EDCET 2021 Hall Ticket

  • Visit the official website of AP EDCET.
  • Download the hall ticket for AP EDCET 2021.
  • Enter the login credentials and submit them.
  • The hall ticket will appear on the screen.
  • Candidates can download the hall ticket and take the photocopy.

AP EDCET 2021 Exam Centre

The AP EDCET exam is conducted in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The candidates can choose the exam centres for AP EDCET 2021, as per their convenience. Below is a list of the AP EDCET exam centres:

AP EDCET 2021 Exam Centre
Anantapur Bhimavaram
Chittoor Guntur
Kadapa Kurnool
Kakinada Nellore
Nandyal Rajamahendravaram
Srikakulam Ongole
Vijayawada Visakhapatnam
Vizianagaram -

AP EDCET 2021 Exam Pattern

AP EDCET is an online examination, conducted at the state level. The medium of the exam paper is in English and Telugu. The AP EDCET exam will be conducted for 2 hours and a total number of 150 questions will be asked. The exam pattern for AP EDCET is tabulated below:

Subjects No. of questions Marks
General Awareness 25 25
General Knowledge 15 15
Teaching Aptitude 10 10
Methodology 100 100

AP EDCET 2021 Syllabus

The conducting authority designs the AP EDCET syllabus. Though AP EDCET is a state-level exam, the competition is high. Before starting the preparation of the exam it is essential to go through the syllabus, this will give a clear idea about the type of question asked. Below are the given lists of the syllabus and topics for the AP EDCET exam.

General English

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms
  • Correction of the sentence, Articles, Prepositions, Tenses, Spelling
  • Transformation of the sentence: simple, compound and complex voices, direct and indirect speech

General Knowledge & Teaching Aptitude

  • General Knowledge of the Environment and its application in society.
  • Knowledge of current events.
  • Knowledge of History, Culture, Geography, Ecology, General policy, and Scientific Research.
  • Ability to communicate, ability to deal with the children, ability to recognise the individual differences.


The candidates will have to choose from the following subjects.

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Science
  • Biological Science
  • Social Studies

AP EDCET 2021 Important Books

As there are many books available in the market, choosing the right one will help the candidates to prepare well and rank well in the examination. Below are the given books that the candidates can go through for the preparation of the exam.

  • General Knowledge 2021 by Arihant
  • General Knowledge Lucent
  • Objective General English R.S Agarwal
  • Quantitative Aptitude R.S Agarwal
  • Practise paper- General paper 1 (Teaching and Research Aptitude) Gurukul Book

AP EDCET 2021 Results

Andhra Pradesh University will release the result for AP EDCET. The candidates need to check the result on the official website. The merit list will also be released according to the marks scored by the candidates. The steps to check the result are given below: 

Steps to check the AP EDCET 2021 Result

  1. Go to the official website of AP EDCET.
  2. Click on the link asking to view the result.
  3. Enter the registration number and the hall ticket number.
  4. You will find the AP EDCET on your screen.
  5. Download the AP EDCET result and take the printout of the result.

AP EDCET 2021 Counselling

The APSCHE will release the AP EDCET counselling process. The counselling will be conducted based on the merit list of the candidates. The candidates have to be physically present at the counselling centre with documents. After the counselling process of the AP EDCET, the candidate will be given seats in the colleges. The candidates have to register and pay for the counselling. Below is the given information about the counselling fee.

Category Counselling Fee
General INR 1000

The candidates will be informed about the final allotment through mail/final result list, and the candidates will have to be present in the respective college before the specified date failing which the candidate will lose their right to admission. If the candidates are willing to withdraw from counselling they can do it by applying to the co-ordinator.

How to Prepare for AP EDCET?

The candidates willing to appear for the exam AP EDCET 2021 should be aware of the level of the competition and prepare accordingly. Before starting the preparation for the exam, you should be aware of all the details about the exam. The candidate should have all the study materials, this will make the candidates easier to prepare for the examination. Here are some of our tips to help you prepare for the AP EDCET 2021 Exam:

  • Prepare a timetable- The candidate is advised to prepare a time table and follow the time accordingly. Preparing a timetable will help the candidate with better preparation and will also help in covering all the topics for the exam. Eight months is considered to be ideal for the preparation of the AP EDCET exam. With a proper strategy to prepare for the exam, the candidate can score well in the examination.
  • Start with basics- The candidate should start with basics for the preparation of the exam. It is crucial to be clear on the basics, as it will help in solving the problems easily. Candidates should try answering the questions in minimum time.
  • Practising previous year question paper- It is very important to solve the previous year question papers. Regular practice of question papers will help the candidates in strengthening the knowledge, and it will also help in increasing the speed to solve the question papers.
  • Mock Test- Candidates are advised to take up the mock test at the beginning; this will help the candidates to know their strengths and weaknesses. Candidates can start working on their weaknesses. The more mock tests you take, the more familiar you will be.


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