APRDC CET 2021: Notification, Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus, Key, Counselling, Model Papers

Apr 7, 2021 | Arts , Commerce


APRDC CET 2021 stands for Andhra Pradesh Residential Degree College Common Entrance Test. It is an exam that takes care of the admissions in the APRDC CET institutes.

APRDC CET 2021 Exam Date

APRDC CET announces CET months before the exam date, to give enough time for the candidates to register, pay the fee, select centers, generate admit cards, and locate the Exam Center. All details regarding APRDC CET 2021 Exam Date is given below.

APRDC CET Event Important Dates (Tentative)
Notification releases and opening of exam form March, 2021
Last Day to fill exam form April, 2021
Admit Card Releases May, 2021
Exam Date May, 2021
Release of Answer Key May, 2021
Date of Counselling June, 2021
Commencement of new session To be announced Soon

APRDC CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Check the APRDC CET Eligibility Criteria before applying. Following are the points that elaborate eligibility in detail.


The APRDC CET Age Limit is not specified, just the candidates are required to have passed the intermediate in the following year.

APRDC CET Educational Qualifications

Candidates who have appeared in Senior Intermediate Exams are allowed to take APRDC CET Exam. A 5% exemption is provided to the candidates from reserved communities such as OBC/SC/ST. Mentioned below is the minimum percentages required by a candidate.

Subject Minimum Percentage
Total Aggregate 50%
English 40%

APRDC CET Educational Qualifications for B.A

For B.A, students from any stream or branch can apply for APRDC CET but they have to take the exam of History and Economics.

APRDC CET Educational Qualifications for B.Com

For B.Com, students of CEC or any other group are eligible. But they have to take the APRDC CET entrance test in economics, Commerce-I , Commerce-II.

APRDC CET Educational Qualifications for B.Sc

For B.Sc. in Maths, Statistics and Computer Science, aspiring students are required to write APRDC CET Entrance Exam in Maths and related subjects at the intermediate level.

APRDC CET 2021 Total Seats

The number of seats varies for each course and colleges. Every college has a number of seats from 30 to 200+, depending upon their capacity and program. The seats are allotted on the basis of counselling which comprehends exemptions and benefits or reservation subjected to candidates from reserved communities. Go to our college section to check the number of seats of every college.

APRDC CET 2021 Application Form

To register for the APRDC CET Exam a candidate must go through all the points mentioned in the guideline. The form is available on the offical website of APRDC CET. The application can only be filled online. Please note that no offline is accepted by the APRDC CET Exam conducting board.

Documents required for APRDC CET 2021 Application Form

  • Intermediate Marksheets
  • Cast/Community Certificate (If applicable)
  • Signature
  • Passport Size Photograph

Details to fill in APRDC CET 2021 Application Form

  • Name of Candidate
  • Date of Birth
  • Marks as per the Marksheets of Intermediate
  • Address
  • E-Mail Address
  • Mobile Number
  • Choice of Center

How to fill APRDC CET 2021 Application Form?

  • Step 1: Click on the direct link to APRDC Exam Form
  • Step 2: Pay the registration fee and complete the initial process.
  • Step 3: Click on the online Application tab/link
  • Step 4: Fill the required details
  • Step 5: Upload the scanned copy of Passport Size Photograph and Signature
  • Step 6: Fill all the necessary checkboxes after reading the instructions.
  • Step 7: Download the application receipt. Note the application number and other credentials.
  • Step 8: Take a print of the same. The application form will have a reference number note it down and keep it for future use.

APRDC CET 2021 Exam Pattern

APRDC CET is conducted in three papers for each course. English Paper is common for all. The pattern is subjected to change every year. But, no drastic changes are ever seen, thus the following pattern is more likely to be followed. This page will report any change in APRDC CET pattern, so keep a track of it. A booklet will be provided to the candidates for questions. Candidates can keep it post exam.

Number of Papers 3
Common Paper English
Medium of Instruction Telugu or English
Total Marks 150
Marks of English Paper 30
Number of Questions 150 (Total)
Marks Awarded 1 Mark per correct Answer
Negative Marking Not Applicable
Mode Offline and Multiple Choice Based

APRDC CET 2021 Syllabus

APRDC CET syllabus is based on Intermediate or equivalent syllabus. The best way to study for it to revise all the concepts taught in the intermediate or equivalent. Starting with NCERT for APRDC will be a wise choice. Click here to download the APRDC CET Syllabus PDF.

APRDC CET 2021 Admit Card

The APRDC CET Admit Card will be available once the registration process is over. It will be available on the website of APRDC. The admit card will contain roll number and details about the center of exam. Candidates are required to get it on their own. APRDC will not send any draft/admit card via post.

Steps To Download the APRDC Admit Card

  • Step 1: Go to the Official website of APRDC
  • Step 2: Click on the login tab
  • Step 3: Fill your APRDC Credentials (Application Number/ Reference Number/ Date of Birth)
  • Step 4: Click on the Admit Card tab.
  • Step 5: Download the Admit card in PDF
  • Step 6: Take a printout of the same.

APRDC CET 2021 Result

The APRDC results will be declared on the website, candidates can check their result individually after logging into their APRDC account, they can check their individual scores this way. A merit list will be declared for the candidates who clear the cutoff. A merit list link can be displayed on the notification column. This page will report any update available on APRDC. Please keep a track by revisiting.

APRDC CET 2021 Counselling

  • APRDC CET counselling is often conducted in two rounds. If you don’t get your desired college you can still take part in the second round of counselling but you will have to drop the college initially allotted to you. The first round of APRDC Counselling will be done on the basis of the First list of Merit. A second round merit list is only published if there are vacant seats. The counselling process does not get extended more than two rounds.
  • APRDC also has reservation criteria applicable in individual institutions. Candidates should check criteria of every institution before applying.
  • There are four tie-breakers in the APRDC Counselling process. The points are written in chronology here:
  1. Higher Marks
  2. Age (Elder Candidate will get priority)
  3. Gender (Female candidate will get the priority)
  4. Community (Reserved community candidate will get the priority)

APRDC CET 2021 Seat Allotment

APRDC Seat alllottment is done for 3 different zones named:

  1. Andhra University (Zone 1)
  2. Osmania University (Zone 2)
  3. Sri Venkateswara University (Zone 3)

These zones have districts divided into them. The ratio of seats per zone is 42:32:36.

APRDC CET Contact Details

  • Help Line Numbers:

    7093323250 , 9100332106

    ( 10.30 AM to 1.00 PM & 1.30 PM to 5.00 PM on all working days)

  • Official website:



Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, [HITS] Chennai



Koneru Lakshmaiah University [KL University], Guntur

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International School of Management Excellence, [ISME] Bangalore

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Vivekananda Global University, [VGU] Jaipur

BA in Liberal Arts~B.Com (H)~B.Sc~M.Sc~BA (H) Public Policy & Development (Total Fees) Rs. 2,40,000


Greater Noida Institute of Technology, [GNIOT] Greater Noida

B.Com (Total Fees) Rs. 1,85,000



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