AP Polycet 2021: Exam Date, Notification, Online Application, Official Website, Latest News

Exam Date

Jun 27, 2021

Result Date

Jul 3, 2021

Apr 29, 2021 | Engineering

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AP POLYCET 2021 or the AP CEEP 2021, also known as Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test, is conducted for candidates who want to take up engineering and non-engineering polytechnic courses after their 10/ SSC within the state of Andhra Pradesh. Candidates can get admissions in the institutions by attempting the AP POLYCET 2021 Exam.

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What is AP POLYCET 2021?

Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test (AP POLYCET) or Andhra Pradesh Common Entrance Exam for Polytechnic (AP CEEP) 2021 is an Entrance Test conducted for admissions into various diploma courses and the AP POLYCET 2021 Syllabus will be of the level of class X or SSC.

The entrance test is conducted once a year, during April and counselling will be after the result of class 10th or SSC exam. AP POLYCET 2021 will be conducted by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh.

AP POLYCET at a glance
Particulars Details
Exam Name Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test
Acronym AP POLYCET / AP CEEP
Conducting Body State Board of Technical Education and Training, Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh
Exam Category Undergraduate
Exam Mode Offline, i.e. Paper and Pen-Based Test (PBT)
Medium / Language

English, Telugu, And Urdu

Exam Duration 2 hours i.e. 120 minutes

AP POLYCET 2021 Exam Date

AP POLYCET 2021 Application will be available on the official website from Mar 16, 2021. The last date to apply is May 3, 2021. Candidates can check the dates in the table below. Candidates can acquire their admit cards from the official website, which will be made available from Jun 17, 2021. Candidates can download the admit cards from the portal and link provided in the admit card section given below.

The exam will be conducted in the forenoon from 11 AM to 1 PM, for 2 Hours. AP POLYCET 2021 Result will be out on the official website of State Board of Technical Education and Training. The counselling will be scheduled after the release of the result, the date of which will be intimidated in the later dates. Candidates are advised to regularly check into this page for further information and updates regarding the dates of the AP POLYCET 2021 Exam and other associated events.

Candidates can check the dates below:

AP POLYCET Exam Dates
Important Events of AP POLYCET 2021 Dates (tentative)
Application Form Start Date Mar 16, 2021
Application Form Last Date May 3, 2021
Admit Card Availability 3 to 4 days after application submission
Exam Date Jun 27, 2021 (New Date)
AP POLYCET 2021 Result Jul 3, 2021
AP POLYCET 2021 Counselling Jul 12, 2021

It is advised that the candidates check into this page regularly for further updates and information, and also so that they do not miss out any vital information.

AP POLYCET 2021 Notification

The AP POLYCET 2021 Notification has been released on the official website. The application process for the AP POLYCET 2021 will begin on Mar 16, 2021 and will end on May 3, 2021. The Admit Card had been released soon after the application process got over. Candidates can visit this page regularly for further updates and information about the AP POLYCET 2021 Examination.

AP POLYCET 2021 Eligibility

The Candidates are required to clear the AP POLYCET 2021 Eligibility. The applications will be validated based on this. Candidates who do not clear the eligibility criteria will be deemed ineligible and the application form will be considered invalid. It is very essential for the candidates to go through the set of eligibility criteria mentioned below.

Citizenship Requirements

You should be an Indian National and must belong to the state of Telangana/ Andhra Pradesh and should fulfil Local/ Non-Local status requirements as laid down in the Telangana/ Andhra Pradesh to fulfil the eligibility criteria. You must pass the qualifying exam from the schools of the state under State Board/NIOS/CBSE/ICSE/ or equivalent exam recognized by the A.P. government.

Age Limit

There is no age limit to take AP POLYCET 2021.

Educational qualifications

You should have passed the 10th/SSC or equivalent, including Mathematics and Science, with a minimum of 35% aggregate. If you are in the final year, you can apply too but should pass the qualifying exam in the 2021, before counselling.

AP POLYCET / AP CEEP 2021 Exam Pattern

The Candidates can go through the AP POLYCET 2021 Exam Pattern for understanding the type of questions that will be asked in the exam and to score more by preparing accordingly. The question pattern, its distribution and the types will be known. Candidates will be prepared for the same by knowing the AP POLYCET 2021 Exam Pattern.

  • Duration & Questions: AP POLYCET 2021 will be conducted for 2 hours and a total of 120 questions will be asked from subjects like Mathematics (60 questions), Physics (30 questions), and Chemistry (30 questions).
  • Mode: The AP POLYCET 2021 will be conducted offline in Paper and Pen-Based format.
  • The question paper has objective type questions and the language of the question paper will be in English, Telugu or Urdu. But, AP POLYCET in Urdu medium can be written only at Guntur and Nandyal centres.
  • Marking Scheme: All questions are of objective type (multiple choice) and each question carries one mark and there is no negative marking.
  • Syllabus: AP POLYCET 2021 Syllabus includes topics from Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry of Class 10.
AP POLYCET Exam Pattern
Particulars Details
Mode Offline - Paper and Pen-Based Test
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's)
Duration 2 Hours or 120 Minutes
Marks Physics - 30 Marks Chemistry - 30 Marks Mathematics - 60 Marks
Marking Scheme +1 Marks for Correct Answers No Negative Marking
Medium English, Telugu, and Urdu
Negative Marking No

Candidates can visit this page regularly for further updates and information regarding the AP POLYCET 2021 Exam Pattern and other associated events.

AP POLYCET 2021 Syllabus

Candidates are required to go through the AP POLYCET 2021 Syllabus very well, in order to understand the type and distribution of topics in various subjects in the exam. By knowing the syllabus well, candidates can prepare well and score accordingly in the final exam. The AP POLYCET 2021 Syllabus has one 2 hour paper containing Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry of class 10 level.

Mathematics

  • Number System
  • Real Numbers
  • Linear Equations
  • Polynomials
  • Algebra
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Trigonometry
  • Progressions
  • Sets
  • Geometry
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Surface Areas & Volume
  • Mensuration
  • Statistics
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Probability

Physics

  • Units and dimensions Work, Power, and Energy
  • Elements of vectors
  • Heat and Thermodynamics
  • Kinematics and Friction
  • Simple harmonic motion and acoustics
  • Reflection of Light
  • Refraction of Light at Plane Surface
  • Refraction of Light at Curved Surface
  • Modern Physics

Chemistry

  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Water Technology Solutions
  • Fuels, Electro-Chemistry
  • Acids, and Bases
  • Corrosion
  • Polymers

AP POLYCET 2021 Preparation Tips

Candidates should be aware that certain preparation strategies and techniques need to be followed to clear the AP POLYCET 2021 Exam with high scores. Strategies and tips with which candidates can prepare for the AP POLYCET 2021 Exams are also very helpful in systematically allowing them to plan for the exam and become efficient. Some of the most important tips for the preparation are elaborated below. Candidates can make a note of them.

  • Plan properly- The candidates need to plan very well before preparing for the AP POLYCET 2021 Exam. Planning can be effectively done by scheduling and preparing a timetable. They should follow the timetable and stay on track, thus, preventing them from deviating from the course. They will be able to follow the plan properly for managing time and prioritizing their preparation.
  • Knowing the topics- Candidates should go through the topics and the syllabus completely to understand the subjects' concepts. Topic-wise preparation will help the candidates remember the answers for the exam. Another very important aspect of topic-wise preparation is that it helps the candidates be very strategic and efficient while preparing for the exam. Hence, the candidates must look into the topics and syllabus well.
  • Time optimization- Candidates can practice by attending the questions of the AP POLYCET 2021 and try finishing the same within the allotted time. This way, time efficiency can be enhanced, and the candidates will have more time to attend to all the questions. The chances of missing out on the questions will be minimized. Candidates practicing to be efficient in utilizing time will be able to split the time according to the section and the question. This way, time spent on each question and section will depend on the difficulty level of that particular question or section.
  • Attend the familiar questions first- The candidates need to attend the familiar questions before attempting the unknown and doubtful ones. This way, they will be able to confirm the familiar questions at first and then spend the remaining time on the questions that are doubtful and unfamiliar. This way, they will be able to complete the questions and utilize the remaining time on the unknown questions.
  • Mock Test- The candidates need to attend mock tests, replicating the actual exam with a stopwatch beside them. They will have to practice well until they are able to attend the exam within the allotted time completely. They will also get an idea of the layout of the questions and their types in the actual exam. Strategic planning can be done by practicing many mock tests, and this way, candidates will be able to score very high.

Read More: AP POLYCET Syllabus 2021

AP POLYCET 2021 Application Form

Candidates should go through important instructions before filling up the AP POLYCET 2021 Application Form. Candidates must make sure that they clear the eligibility criteria set up by the Sri Venkateswara University before applying for the examination. The detailed information on the AP POLYCET 2021 Application Form is mentioned below.

  • Application Released: Application Form was released on the official website on Mar 16, 2021.
  • Admit card: Candidates can download their admit cards three to four days after the submission of the application form.
  • Mode of Test: The application form can only be filled online on the official website through an online payment mode.
  • Application Fee: The application fee for AP POLYCET is INR 350. The application fee can be paid online/mee Seva/payment gateway/net banking/ and also polytechnics helpline centre.

AP POLYCET 2021 Application Process

The AP POLYCET 2021 Application Process is the most important event for the exam. It involves candidates applying for the exam by filling in the necessary details and information in the application form. There are certain documents that have to be attached along with the application form. Candidates are necessarily required to make sure to clear the eligibility criteria and go through the instructions before applying for the exam.

  • Official Website: Visit the registration page at appolycet.nic.in and to register, follow 'Candidate Registration'. Once registered, follow the "AP POLYCET 2021 Application Form" link to fill the application.
  • Application Process: In this step, you need to enter your Qualifying Examination, Qualifying Examination Hall Ticket No, Year of Appearing / Passing, Your Name, Father’s Name, Mobile Number, and Date of Birth.
  • Documents: You have to upload the required documents like the scanned image of your passport size photo, signature, etc
  • Payment: The payment of application fee of INR 350/- for AP POLYCET 2021 can be done in two ways. One can pay by visiting the AP/ TS Online Centers/ Mee Seva Centers/ e-Seva centres in Telangana/ AP and the other method is through Online payment using the Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking.

Candidates can visit this page for further updates and information regarding the AP POLYCET 2021 Exam.

AP POLYCET 2021 Admit Card

The AP POLYCET 2021 Admit Card is to be brought to the exam centre on the date of the Examination. It is mandatory for the Candidates to bring the Admit Card under all circumstances, otherwise, they will not be permitted to attend the examination. Admit cards will be available on the official website the Jun 17, 2021 (Tentative), and candidates can download it by following the procedure for downloading the same, below.

How to download the AP POLYCET 2021 Admit Card?

  • Visit the official website of the AP POLYCET
  • Click on the Admit Card tab on the website
  • The registered candidates can download their Admit Card by entering the necessary credentials
  • The candidates can find their Name, Exam Date, Exam Centre, Date of Birth, Photo, Signature, etc., in their respective Admit Cards
  • Before downloading the Admit Card, candidates are advised to verify all the details mentioned in the card. In case of any discrepancy, it must be reported immediately to the concerned authorities.

Read More: AP POLYCET Admit Card 2021

AP POLYCET 2021 Exam Centers

The AP POLYCET 2021 exam has 41 exam centres in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The AP POLYCET 2021 Exam Centers will be mentioned on the admit card of the candidate, respectively. The list below shows the exam centers in each district where the AP POLYCET 2021 will be held.

  • Vizianagaram
  • Srikakulam
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Kadapa
  • Chittoor
  • Ananthpur
  • Nellore
  • Kurnool
  • Prakasham
  • Krishna
  • Guntur
  • Godavari

AP POLYCET 2020 Exam Center Guidelines

The following instructions are required to be kept in mind while entering and being seated in the AP POLYCET Exam Hall.

  • Candidates will be required to possess their admit cards at all times during the exam
  • Wearing a mask and having a sanitiser is compulsory
  • Social distancing will be followed during the exam, and abiding by the rules is mandatory.
  • Electronic devices will not be allowed inside the exam hall.

AP POLYCET 2020 Exam Analysis

The AP POLYCET or the AP CEEP Exam was organized on September 27, 2020. Candidates will be required to meet the cut off requirements by scoring very well, in order to get admissions in the top colleges and universities.

AP POLYCET 2020 Best Preparation Practices

Candidates appearing or planning to appear for the AP POLYCET 2020 Exam can look into the set of strategies and tips given below.

  1. Topic-wise or at least important topics’ quick revision is very essential.
  2. Practice the previous years’ question papers and mock tests until the maximum efficiency is achieved.
  3. Strategizing the revision process is very important.
  4. Manage and utilize time efficiently.

AP POLYCET 2020 Subject-Wise Analysis

The aspects of the AP POLYCET 2020 subjects such as the number of questions per section and the time allotment for the candidates to complete each section or part are elaborated below.

  • This offline mode test consists of three subjects or sections, namely Physics and Chemistry with 30 marks each, and Mathematics being 60 marks.
  • The Physics and Chemistry sections comprise 30 questions each and as for the Mathematics section, it comprises 60 questions.
  • The total number of questions in the AP POLYCET 2020 exam accounts for 120 questions.
  • Each question carries 1 mark and there will be no negative marking in the AP POLYCET 2021 Exam.

AP POLYCET 2020 Important Topics

Candidates can go through the important topics of the AP POLYCET 2020 for better understanding and preparation. The subject and section-wise important topics will allow the candidates to learn effectively and understand what is most important for the exam. It will also allow them to perform last-minute revisions with ease.

AP POLYCET 2020 Physics Important Topics

Candidates can follow and go through the important topics of the AP POLYCET Physics section given below for preparation.

  • Units and dimensions Work, Power, and Energy
  • Elements of vectors
  • Heat and Thermodynamics
  • Kinematics and Friction
  • Simple harmonic motion and acoustics
  • Reflection of Light
  • Refraction of Light at Plane Surface
  • Refraction of Light at Curved Surface
  • Modern Physics

AP POLYCET 2020 Chemistry Important Topics

Candidates should follow the below given important topics for the Chemistry subject or section for preparation.

  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Water Technology Solutions
  • Fuels, Electro-Chemistry
  • Acids, and Bases
  • Corrosion
  • Polymers

AP POLYCET 2020 Mathematics Important Topics

Candidates can go through the given important topics for the Mathematics subject to prepare well.

  • Number System and Real Numbers
  • Linear Equations and Polynomials
  • Algebra
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Trigonometry and Progressions
  • Geometry and Coordinate Geometry
  • Surface Areas & Volume
  • Statistics
  • Probability

AP POLYCET 2021 Results

The AP POLYCET 2021 Results can be expected to be published on the scheduled date, post the examination. Details regarding the checking of the Results and the associated information are provided below:

  • AP CEEP/ AP POLYCET 2021 Results will be announced by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Amravati, online on the official website at sbtetap.gov.in.
  • The result would include both the score and rank obtained by the candidate in the entrance exam.
  • Minimum of 30% marks, or score 36 out of 120, is required to qualify in AP POLYCET 2021 for General/ OBC category.
  • There is no minimum qualifying score for reserved category will be assigned ranking irrespective of marks they score, for admission in their respective categories.

It is important for the candidates to make sure that they prepare very well in order to perform well in the exam. Performing well in the exam is very important because the results are entirely dependant on the candidates' performance.

Read More: AP POLYCET Results 2021

AP POLYCET 2021 Counselling

The Counselling process is the main procedure or event that deals with the admission into top institutions in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The process takes place entirely on the candidates' performance and their scores in the exam. Based on the scores and cutoff each candidate will be allotted seats in different institutions, from which he/she has to choose.

  • AP POLYCET 2021 counselling will be held after the result are announced and all the eligible candidates are required to attend the counselling without fail.
  • The exact dates will be announced soon after the release of the results. Candidates should make sure to regularly check this page for updates regarding the AP POLYCET 2021 Counselling.
  • Certificate or document verification is held at any one of the designated HLCs (Help Line Centers). Candidates need to bring their original Admit Card, Rank Card, Marks Sheets, Photo Id for proof to the Counseling Centre.
  • Candidates are called for the admissions according to their AP POLYCET 2021 Ranks. Post verification, candidates have to fill in the option of courses/ colleges as per their preferences.

All candidates who went through the counselling process can log in to the official website and check their seat allotment status using their credentials which includes their login ID and password, Hall ticket number, and DOB. Candidates are then required to download the provisional seat allotment letter in case they have been allotted a seat based on the counselling process. Candidates must note that it is mandatory to report to the allotted institute within the specified date as mentioned in the provisional seat allotment letter in order to confirm their admission in the institute under AP POLYCET.

Read More: AP POLYCET Councelling 2021

Colleges and Courses Offered through AP POLYCET (AP CEEP) 2021

  • Colleges: Students have to take AP POLYCET 2021 to seek admission into Diploma level programs available at Government, Un-aided, Aided, Private, polytechnics and Second Shift polytechnics run in existing Private unaided Engineering Colleges, in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Courses: The courses include Automobile Engineering, Architectural Assistantship, Applied Electronics & Instrmn Engg., Bio-Medical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Commercial & Computer Practice, Chemical Engg. (Oil-Tech, Sugar Tech, Petro Chemicals, Plastics & Polymers), Computer Engineering, Communication Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engg, Electronics & Computer Engg, Electrical & Electronics Engg, Electronics & Instrumentation Engg, Footwear Technology, Industrial Electronics Engg, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Packaging Technology, Textile Technology, TV & Sound Engineering
  • However, for admission to the Diploma Courses like Hotel Management and Catering Technology, D.Pharmacy, the entry qualification is a pass in 12th Standard, these candidates shall not be required to appear for Polycet – 2021.

AP POLYCET Contact Details

The candidates are advised to contact or reach out to the official management regarding any queries related to the AP POLYCET 2021 Exam. They can be contacted and reached out through a variety of ways as mentioned below.

  • Address: State Board of Technical Education and Training,
    7th Floor, B.R.K.R. Bhavan,
    Tankbund Road, Saifabad,
    Hyderabad- 500 063.
  • Phone: 040-23221191/23222692
  • Timings: 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM
  • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Website: sbtetap.gov.in.

FAQs

Is there any age limit for AP POLYCET?

No there is no age limit for AP POLYCET Exam.

What is the duration of the test?

The entire duration of the AP POLYCET exam is for 2 hours.

What is the minimum qualification to appear in AP POLYCET?

Anyone who has completed class 10/SSLC or any equivalent course is eligible to attend the AP POLYCET Exam.

Will the question paper be available in Hindi?

The question paper will be available in English, Hindi and Urdu.

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