AP EAPCET, formerly known as AP EAMCET, stands for Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture, and Pharmacy Common Entrance Test. It is a state-level entrance examination conducted by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Kakinada, on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). The exam is held annually to offer admissions to various undergraduate courses in engineering, agriculture, and pharmacy in the colleges and universities of Andhra Pradesh.
AP EAPCET is a crucial gateway for students aspiring to pursue B.Tech, B.Pharm, B.Sc (Agriculture), B.Sc (Horticulture), B.F.Sc (Fisheries), and other related programs. It provides an opportunity for students to seek admissions in both government and private institutions in Andhra Pradesh.
AP EAPCET 2024 Exam Dates
|Application start date||March 11, 2024|
|Application end date||April 15, 2024|
|Entrance exam date||May 15–19, 2024|
|Result announcement||June 14, 2024|
|Seat allotment round 1||June 15, 2024|
What is AP EAPCET exam?
AP EAPCET, or the Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agricultural and Pharmacy Common Entrance Test, is a state-level entrance exam conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada (JNTU Kakinada) for admission to undergraduate engineering, agriculture, and pharmacy courses offered by various universities and colleges in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
The AP EAPCET exam is a computer-based test (CBT) and consists of two sections:
- Section I: General Aptitude (GA)
- Section II: Engineering Aptitude (EA)
AP EAPCET 2024 Exam Highlights
|Name of Exam||AP EAPCET 2024|
|Number of Questions||160|
|Duration of the Exam||3 hours|
AP EAPCET 2024 Paper Analysis
|Subject||Difficulty Level||No. of Questions|
|Chemistry||Moderate to Difficult||40|
|Mathematics||Moderate to Difficult||80|
AP EAPCET Result 2024
The AP EAPCET Result 2023 was released on July 14, 2023. The results were announced on the official website of the APSCHE, cets.apsche.ap.gov.in.
The pass percentage for the AP EAPCET 2023 was 89.65%. A total of 81,000 candidates passed the examination.
The candidates can check their results by entering their hall ticket number and date of birth on the official website. The results will also be available on the websites of other news agencies, such as Manabadi and Eenadu.
The AP EAPCET is a state-level entrance exam for admission to engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh. The exam is conducted by the APSCHE every year.
Details on AP EAPCET 2023 Rank Card
- Candidate's Name: The candidate's name as it appears on their admit card.
- Hall Ticket Number: The candidate's hall ticket number.
- Date of Birth: The candidate's date of birth.
- Category: The candidate's category (General, SC, ST, etc.)
- Total Marks: The candidate's total marks in the AP EAPCET 2023.
- Rank: The candidate's rank in the AP EAPCET 2023.
- Choices: The candidate's choices of colleges and courses.
AP EAPCET 2024 Participating Colleges
|Sr. No.||College Name||Location|
|2||Acharya Nagarjuna University||Nagarjuna Nagar|
|8||JNTU College of Engineering, Kakinada||Kakinada|
|9||JNTU College of Engineering, Anantapur||Anantapur|
|10||JNTU College of Engineering, Vizianagaram||Vizianagaram|
|11||JNTU College of Engineering, Srikakulam||Srikakulam|
|12||GMR Institute of Technology||Rajam|
|13||SVKM's NMIMS University||Hyderabad|
|14||SRM University AP||Tirupati|
|15||Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation||Vaddeswaram|
|16||PVP Siddhartha Institute of Technology||Vijayawada|
|17||B.V.R. Siddhartha Engineering College||Guntur|
|18||Siddhartha Institute of Technology||Vijayawada|
|19||Gayatri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering||Visakhapatnam|
|20||Vignan's Lara Institute of Technology and Science||Guntur|
|21||Vignan's Nirula Institute of Technology and Science||Guntur|
|23||Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College||Tirupati|
AP EAPCET 2024 Admit Card
|Hall Ticket Number||Your unique identification number for the exam|
|Name of the Candidate||Your full name as it appears on your educational documents|
|Date of Birth||Your date of birth|
|Category||Your category (General, SC, ST, etc.)|
|Registration Number||Your registration number for the exam|
|Qualifying Examination||The examination that you have qualified for the exam|
|Qualifying Examination Hall Ticket Number||Your hall ticket number for the qualifying examination|
|Exam Centre||The centre where you will be appearing for the exam|
|Exam Date and Time||The date and time of your exam|
AP EAPCET 2024 Exam Pattern
|Mode of Examination||Computer-based test|
|Marks Awarded for Correct Answer||1 mark|
|Type of Questions||MCQs|
|Language||English and Urdu|
|Negative Marking||No Negative Marking|
|Exam Duration||3 hours|
|Number of Questions||160|
|Sections/ Subjects||Mathematics or BiologyPhysicsChemistry|
Subject wise marks distribution and number of questions in AP EAPCET 2024
|Biology (Choice)||Botany – 40, Zoology – 40||80|
AP EAPCET 2024 Preparation
- Start early: The AP EAPCET 2023 exam is a competitive exam, and the candidates need to start preparing early. They should start studying the syllabus as early as possible and make sure they understand all the concepts.
- Make a study plan: The candidates should make a study plan and stick to it. They should allocate enough time for each subject and make sure they cover the entire syllabus.
- Practice with previous year question papers: The candidates should practice with previous year question papers. This will help them understand the pattern of the exam and the type of questions that are asked.
- Take mock tests: The candidates should take mock tests regularly. This will help them assess their preparation and identify their weak areas.
- Solve numerical problems: The candidates should solve numerical problems regularly. This will help them improve their speed and accuracy in solving problems.
- Stay motivated: The candidates should stay motivated throughout the preparation process. They should not give up if they do not do well in the first few tests. They should keep practicing and learning new things.
AP EAPCET 2024 Preparation Books
|Physics||Concepts of Physics||HC Verma||S Chand|
|Physics||IIT JEE Physics||DC Pandey||Pearson|
|Chemistry||Concise Inorganic Chemistry||J D Lee||McGraw Hill Education|
|Chemistry||Organic Chemistry||O.P. Tandon||Pearson|
|Mathematics||R.D. Sharma||R.D. Sharma||S Chand|
|Mathematics||Problem Solving in Mathematics||Amit M. Agarwal||Arihant|
|Mathematics||35 Years Chapterwise Solved Papers||Amit M. Agarwal|
AP EAPCET 2024 Eligibility Criteria
|Nationality||The candidate must be a citizen of India.|
|Age||The candidate must be born on or after 02-01-2003 and on or before 31-12-2005.|
|Educational Qualification||The candidate must have passed the 12th class examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects from any recognized board of education.|
|Domicile||The candidate must be a resident of Andhra Pradesh or Telangana.|
|Relaxation||The following relaxations are available to the candidates:|
AP EAMCET 2024 Course-wise Eligibility Criteria
|B.Tech. (Agriculture)||The candidate must have passed the 12th class examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology as compulsory subjects from any recognized board of education.|
|B.Tech. (Dairy Technology)||The candidate must have passed the 12th class examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology as compulsory subjects from any recognized board of education.|
|B.Tech. (Food Science & Technology)||The candidate must have passed the 12th class examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology as compulsory subjects from any recognized board of education.|
|B.Tech. (Aeronautical Engineering)||The candidate must have passed the 12th class examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and any one of the following subjects: Computer Science, Biotechnology, or Electronics.|
|B.Tech. (Civil Engineering)||The candidate must have passed the 12th class examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and any one of the following subjects: Computer Science, Biotechnology, or Electronics.|
|B.Tech. (Computer Science and Engineering)||The candidate must have passed the 12th class examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Computer Science.|
|B.Tech. (Electrical and Electronics Engineering)||The candidate must have passed the 12th class examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and any one of the following subjects: Computer Science, Biotechnology, or Electronics.|
|B.Tech. (Electronics and Communication Engineering)||The candidate must have passed the 12th class examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and any one of the following subjects: Computer Science, Biotechnology, or Electronics.|
|B.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering)||The candidate must have passed the 12th class examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and any one of the following subjects: Computer Science, Biotechnology, or Electronics.|
AP EAPCET 2024 Registration
|Online Registration Starts||March 11, 2023|
|Last Date of Online Registration||April 14, 2023|
|Correction of Application Form||April 15-16, 2023|
|Payment of Application Fee||April 17-21, 2023|
|Hall Ticket Download||May 6-10, 2023|
|Exam Date||May 15-19, 2023 (for Engineering)|
AP EAMCET Exam Centres
|Adilabad||Adilabad||Government Degree College|
|Anantapur||Anantapur||Government Arts College|
|Bapatla||Bapatla||Government Polytechnic College|
|Chittoor||Chittoor||Sri Venkateswara University|
|East Godavari||Kakinada||JNTU Kakinada|
|Guntur||Guntur||Government Polytechnic College|
|Krishna||Machilipatnam||Siddhartha Institute of Technology|
|Kurnool||Kurnool||Government Polytechnic College|
|Prakasam||Ongole||Government Arts College|
|Srikakulam||Srikakulam||Government Arts College|
|Vizianagaram||Vizianagaram||Government College of Engineering|
AP EAPCET Overview 2024 FAQs
AP EAPCET (Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture, and Pharmacy Common Entrance Test) is a state-level entrance exam for admission to engineering, agriculture, and pharmacy courses.
Students who have completed 10+2 or equivalent with relevant subjects can apply.
Apply online on the official website, fill the form, upload documents, and pay the fee.
Objective questions, subjects vary per course - engineering, agriculture, pharmacy.
Syllabus includes subjects from 10+1 and 10+2 curriculum in relevant streams.
No, there's no negative marking for wrong answers.
Computer-based test (CBT) mode is used for AP EAPCET.
Varies by course. Generally 45% (40% for reserved categories) in 10+2.
Fees vary based on category and courses chosen.
Various engineering, agriculture, and pharmacy colleges in Andhra Pradesh.
Scores are valid for one academic year.
Yes, counseling is conducted based on ranks for seat allocation.
Yes, but a certain percentage of seats are reserved for Andhra Pradesh students.
It is typically held in May.
Eligibility varies by course. Generally, 10+2 or equivalent in relevant subjects.
45% (40% for reserved categories) in 10+2 or equivalent examination.
Yes, candidates from other states can apply, but certain seats are reserved for Andhra Pradesh students.
For most courses, candidates should have completed 16 years of age as of 31st December of the admission year.
Yes, candidates appearing in the qualifying exam can apply, but they need to fulfill eligibility during counseling.
Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics are usually required subjects.
Physics, Chemistry, and Biology are typically required.