AP ECET Engineering Common Entrace TestAndhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test (APECET) 2018 will be conducted by JNTUA, Ananthapuramu on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) for Diploma Holders of Engineering Technology/ Pharmacy and B.Sc. Graduates (with Mathematics) for admission through lateral entry at 2nd year level into B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharmacy Programmes offered in Universities and AICTE/PCI approved Institutions in A.P. for the academic year 2018-19.

AP ECET 2018

Interested candidates can fill the application form form here. Candidates must ensure their eligibility before filling the application form.

Event Dates
Commencement of submission online Applications 3rd wek of February 2018
Last date for submission of application without late fee 3rd week of March 2018
Last date for submission of application with late fee of Rs:500/- Last week of March 2018
Last date for submission of application with late fee of Rs:1000/- 1st week of April 2018
Last date for submission of application with late fee of Rs:5000/- 2nd week of April 2018
Start Date of Downloading Admit Card 3rd week of April 2018
Date of the Examination 1st wek of May 2018
Declaration of Result 3rd week of May 2018

AP ECET 2018 Courses Offered

Code Name of The Course Code Name of The Course
ANE Aeronautical Engineering ETC Electronics And Telecommunication Engg.
ASE Aerospace Engineering ETM Electronics And Telematics
AUT Automobile Engineering GIN Geo-Informatics
BIO Bio-Technology ICE Instrumentation And Control Engineering
BIO Bio-Medical Engineering INF Information Technology
CEE Civil Environmental Engineering IPE Industrial Production Engineering
CER Chemical (Ceramic) Technology IST Instrumentation Engineering And Technology.
CHE Chemical Engineering MCT Mechanical (Mechatronics) Engineering
CIV Civil Engineering MEC Mechanical Engineering
CPE Chemical Petro Engineering MET Metallurgical Engineering
CSE Computer Science And Engineering MIN Mining Engineering
CSS Computer Science And Systems Engineering MME Mining Machinery Engineering
CST Computer Science And Technology MMT Metallurgy And Material Engineering
CVT Civil Technology MNT Material Science And Nano Technology
ECE Electronics And Communication NAM Naval Architecture And Marine Engineering
ECM Electronics And Computer Engineering PET Petroleum Engineering/Technology
ECS Electronics Control Systems Engineering PHM B. Pharmacy
ECS Electronics Control Systems Engineering PWR Power Engineering
EEE Electrical And Electronics Engineering TEX Textile Technology
EIE Electronics And Instrumentation

AP ECET Eligibility Criteria

The Candidates satisfying the following requirements shall be eligible to appear for AP ECET:

  1. They should be of Indian Nationality.
  2. They should belong to the State of Andhra Pradesh. The candidates should satisfy local/non-local status requirements as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admission) Order, 1974 as subsequently amended.
  3. They should have obtained a Diploma in Engineering and Technology/ Pharmacy from the State Board of Technical Education of Andhra Pradesh State or any other Diploma recognised by the Government of Andhra Pradesh as equivalent thereto for admission into the relevant B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharmacy courses into the Courses corresponding to the Diplomas as given in the following Annexure. (OR)
    They should have passed the 3-year B.Sc Degree examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects in the group combination from a recognized University in the state or its equivalent for entry into relevant courses as given in the following Annexure.
  4. Candidates who are pursuing a Diploma course shall be eligible for entry into the relevant B.E./B.Tech./B. Pharmacy courses provided they have completed the practical training prescribed for the award of diploma course before admission into the college.
  5. Candidates should have passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology/ Pharmacy/ B.Sc Degree as the case may be with at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) for entry into relevant courses.

Eligibility for Lateral Entry Admission into B.E./B.Tech/B.Pharm

Candidates should have appeared and qualified at the APECET-2018. Mere appearance at the Entrance Test does not automatically entitle a candidate to be considered for entry into any course unless the candidate satisfies the requirement of eligibility and other criteria laid down in the rules of admission.

Admission to 85% of the seats in each course shall be reserved for the local candidates and the remaining 15% of the seats shall be unreserved seats as specified in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulations and Admissions) Order, 1974 as subsequently amended.

The lateral entry seats in case of Un-Aided Private Professional institutions (Minority & non-Minority) are 20% over and above the sanctioned intake into the course. In the case of University Colleges, the lateral entry seats are 10% over and above the sanctioned intake into the course.

While filling up the lateral entry seats based on the APECET-2018 ranks, B.Sc.(Mathematics) stream students will be considered for admission only after exhausting all the qualified diploma holders.

Eligibility for Writing Various AP ECET 2018 Papers

Eligibility for Writing Various AP ECET 2015 Papers

Eligibility Branches Based on AP ECET Paper Appeared

AP ECET Exam Pattern

The examination will be for 200 Marks with 200 Objective type questions and the distribution of marks for each stream will be as per examination pattern given below.

Engineering Stream

Eligibility for Writing Various AP ECET 2015 Papers

Subjects for the test Max. Marks Remarks
Mathematics 50 Common to all branches
Physics 25 Common to all branches
Chemistry 25 Common to all branches
Engineering (Civil/Electrical/ Mechanical/Electronics & Communication/ Computer/Chemical/Metallurgical /Mining/ Electronics & Instrumentation/  Ceramic Technology/Bio-Technology as the case may be) 100 Separate question paper for each branch of Engineering
Total 200

Pharmacy Stream

Subjects for the test Max. Marks
Pharmaceutics 50
Pharmaceutical Chemistry 50
Pharmacognosy 50
Pharmacology 50
TOTAL 200

B.Sc. Mathematics Stream

Subjects for the test Max. Marks
Mathematics 100
Analytical Ability 50
Communicative English 50
TOTAL 200

Exam Centres

APECET 2018 will be conducted at the following Centres:

Insofar, Official details of AP ECET 2018 has not been announced. Information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as State Board of Technical Education & Training (SBTET), Andhra Pradesh releases AP ECET 2018 information brochure, details will be updated here.

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