A Common Entrance Test designated as Andhra Pradesh Physical Education Common Entrance Test (AP PECET – 2019) will be conducted by Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur for the academic year 2019 – 2020 to grant admission to students who want to pursue B.P.Ed. (2 Years) and U.G.D.P.Ed (2 Years) Courses. AP PECET 2019 is scheduled to take place on May 08 – 15, 2019. Mere appearance at the entrance test does not automatically entitle a candidate to be considered for admission into physical education courses unless the candidate satisfies the requirement of eligibility. Candidates are required to go through different phases such as Physical Efficiency Test and Skill Game Test in order to appear for AP PECET 2019. To get more detailed information about AP PECET 2019, candidates can go through this article.

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Eligible candidates who wish to apply for AP PECET 2019 may submit their AP PECET Application Form online. The candidate should pay the Registration fee to apply for AP PECET Exam.

AP PECET 2019 Dates
Date of commencement of submission of online Application Forms 3rd week of Mar 2019
Last date for submission of Applications without late fee Last week of Apr 2019
Last date for submission of Application with a late fee of Rs. 500/- Last week of Apr 2019
Application form correction Last week of Apr 2019
Availability of Hall Ticket Last week of Apr 2019 onwards
Date of Examination 08 – 15 May 2019
Declaration of Preliminary Answer keys to be announced
Last date of receiving objection on Preliminary answer keys to be announced
Announcement of Result 1st week of Jun 2019

AP PECET Eligibility 2019

Candidates must satisfy the following given eligibility criteria in order to appear for AP PECET 2019. The requirements which have to be followed are given below:

  • Candidates should be of Indian Nationality.
  • Candidates should belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh only.
  • 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.

Eligibility for B.P.Ed. (Two years) : Candidates who want to do B.P.E.D., they must have appeared in 3rd-year degree examination or have passed 3 years degree recognized by any university in A.P or any other university recognized as equivalent thereto and should have completed 19 years of age as on July 01, 2019. However, it must be noted that the candidates are required to submit the pass certificate at the time of counselling.

Eligibility for U.G.D.P.Ed. (Two years) : Candidates should have appeared or passed Intermediate or equivalent course recognized by the Government of Andhra Pradesh and should have completed 16 years of age on July 01, 2019. However, the candidate has to submit the pass certificate at the time of counselling.

Important Information: Degree Candidates desirous of Participating for admission into U.G.D.P.Ed course shall use intermediate hall ticket number during payment of Registration fee and select intermediate as the qualifying examination (in the application). Candidates who desire to apply both for B.P.Ed as well as U.G.D.P.Ed, shall pay the registration fee separately and select appropriate qualifying examination (in the application) and submit the applications online.

Physical Education Teachers (P.E.Ts) who are in service and desirous of seeking admission into B.P.Ed. (Two years) Course or U.G.D.P.Ed. (Two Years) Course need not appear for any EntranceTest conducted by AP PECET. They are required apply directly to the Director of School Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh through proper channel as per their notification.

Note: Graduates obtained the degree under distance mode from Deemed to be Universities and Private Universities are not eligible unless such programmes have the approval of joint action committee of UGC and Distance Education Council and AICTE

Another set of important information which candidates have to keep in mind while applying is that:

  • Andhra Pradesh Local candidates who wish to have a seat in a state wide institutions located in Telangana state area, they have to appear in TSPECET 2019 conduct by Govt. of Telangana.
  • On the other hand, Telangana local candidates who wish to secure a seat in a state wide institution located in the state of Andhra Pradesh should have to appear in AP PECET 2019 conducted by A.P. State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad.

AP PECET Application Form 2019

Candidates must note that to fill AP PECET 2019 Application Form is going to be released in the online mode only. Candidates need to visit the official website which is sche.ap.gov.in/APSCHE. Then, after visiting the website candidates are required to select their examination as in this case it is AP PECET. After landing on to this website of the particular examination, candidates are required to click on the link flashing as online payment and enter some details like candidate’s name, qualifying hall ticket number, date of birth, mobile number etc.

After entering all these details, candidates are required to proceed for payment. Candidates can pay through net banking/credit card/debit card. They can also pay the application fee at any APOnline Centers. After that know your payment status, and then as a next step start filling AP PECET 2019 Application Form. Enter the Candidate details, Address Details, Details about common entrance test. Then, upload the documents such as photograph and signature. As the last step of the process, candidates are required to print their filled and submitted AP PECET 2019 Application Form for further purposes.

AP PECET Admit Card 2019

AP PECET Admit Card 2019 is going to be released over the official website. Candidates need to click on the link flashing as “Download Admit Card”. Candidates are required to enter their Registration Number, Date of Birth. Candidates are required to carry AP PECET 2019 Admit Card to the examination centre as it is going to act as an entry ticket at the time of examination. Candidates are advised to carry a valid id along with the AP PECET Admit Card 2019 which can either Aadhar Card / Passport / PAN Card / Voter ID / Driving License. Also, candidates must keep in mind that they can download their AP PECET 2019 Hall Ticket via online mode only. It is not going to be made available by post or by any other means.

AP PECET Exam Pattern 2019

It is rather important to know the exam pattern for any examination as that enables the students to be aware of the number of questions which will come in the examination, weightage of the questions, marking scheme so on and so forth. Candidates can have a glimpse at the information given below in order to know about the exam pattern of AP PECET 2019.

Scheme of Entrance test for B.P.Ed.(Two years) and U.G.D.P.Ed. (Two Years) Courses:

The Common Entrance Test for entry of students into B.P.Ed. (Two years) and U.G.D.P.Ed. (Two years) Courses Comprise of two parts, namely

  • Physical Efficiency Test and
  • Skill Test in Game.

These tests will be conducted as follows :

Physical Efficiency Test: Maximum 400 marks :

For each of the events, marks shall be awarded, by using the conversion tables approved by the AP PECET Committee.

For Men Candidates For Women Candidates
Compulsory events (No Option) a) Compulsory events (No Option)
i. 100 meters run 100 Marks i. 100 meters run 100 Marks
ii. Putting the shot (6 Kgs.) 100 Marks ii. Putting the shot (4 Kgs.) 100 Marks
iii. 800 meters run 100 Marks iii. 400 meters run 100 Marks
With an option to choose any one of the following events b) With an option to choose any one of the following events
iv. Long Jump / High Jump 100 Marks iv. Long Jump / High Jump 100 Marks

The Candidate has to choose either High Jump or Long Jump. A candidate has to mention option in the application. Changing of an option at the time of test is not permitted.

Skill Test in Game:  Maximum Marks are  100

The skills of the candidate shall be tested in any one of the following games opted by the candidate :

1. Ball Badminton 7. Kabaddi
2. Basketball 8. Kho-Kho
3. Cricket 9. Shuttle Badminton
4. Football 10. Tennis
5. Handball 11. Volleyball
6. Hockey

Note: If any Candidate fails to choose any one of these games in the application, the candidate will not be allowed to attend the examination in the skill test and he/she loses the chance to appear for 100 marks skill test. If any candidate chooses more than one game, then also, the candidate will not be allowed to the skill test. So, the candidate should fill the application properly by choosing only one game. Changing of the option at the time of test is not permitted.

Scrutiny of original certificates at the time of Entrance test

Candidates should produce the following original certificates at the time of entrance test.

  • Sports Merit Certificates.
  • Pass Certificate in any one of the following courses: U.G.D.P.Ed / NIS / Yoga / Sports Management
    / Sports Science / Sports Journalism / Olympic Education / Basic Course in Adventure Sport.
  • N.C.C. Certificate (C-Certificate / B-Certificate)
  • One set of attested Photostat copies of all the above certificates along with Photostat copy of Hall Ticket.

Qualifying Marks for AP PECET 2019

The qualifying marks in the AP PECET shall be 30% of the aggregate marks allotted for all the test items i.e. Physical Efficiency Test for 400 Marks and Skill Test in games for 100 Marks (Total of 500 Marks excluding incentive marks). There shall be no minimum qualifying marks for the candidates belonging to the category of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

There is no provision for re-totaling, revaluation or personal identification of response sheets of the
Entrance Test.

AP PECET 2019 Result

The candidates who have scored the qualifying marks in AP PECET 2019 will be assigned a rank in the order of the merit on the basis of the aggregate marks obtained in all the tests. While preparing the merit list, if two or more candidates have same marks then a tie-breaker criteria will be applied such as:

  • The marks scored in Physical efficiency test will be taken into consideration.
  • In case of further tie, marks scored in Skill Test in games will be taken into consideration
  • In case of further tie, Date of Birth of the candidate will be considered and the older
    candidates shall be given priority basing on age.
  • In case of further tie, the common rank will be given. At the time of admission, it is resolved
    based on qualifying examination marks.

Also, candidates must note that a rank card will also be issued to the candidates after the declaration of results. Candidates can download the rank card from the official website only.

Scheme for the award of incentive marks

The candidates possessing the following distinctions and additional qualifications with the certificates issued by the authorities/bodies mentioned shall be entitled to additional incentive marks as mentioned against each category and these marks shall be added to the marks scored in AP PECET.


Note :

  1. The Candidates should produce the Original Sports Merit Certificates for scrutiny at the time of Physical Efficiency Test failing which the incentive marks will not be added to the candidate. If any certificate is found fake, legal action will be initiated against the candidate.
  2. Only the Games and Sports events which are included in the latest Sports Calendar of the School Games Federation of India / Association of Indian Universities will be considered for awarding incentive marks
  3. Candidate’s merit certificates of the highest level of participation/achievement will be considered to place them in any one of the above seven categories. Candidate will not be considered for more than one category for an award of Incentive marks.
  4. National level meets include National games, Senior Nationals, Junior Nationals, Sub-Junior Nationals and Mini Nationals.

** Special Note: Representing International Means: Participation in Olympic Games, World Championships, World Universities, Afro-Asian Games, Asian Games, Asian Championship for Junior/Seniors, Common Wealth Games, Common Wealth Games Championships, SAF Games, World School Games, Asian School Games, All England Badminton Championship, Davis Cup, Wimbledon, US/French/Australian Open, Asia Pacific Championships In the following Disciplines: 1. Football 2. Hockey 3. Volleyball 4. Handball 5. Basketball 6. Tennis 7. Table Tennis 8.Shuttle Badminton 9. Kabaddi 10. Athletics 11. Swimming 12. Gymnastics 13. Weightlifting 14. Wrestling 15. Boxing 16.Cycling 17.Rowing 18. Shooting 19. Fencing 20. Roller Skating 21. Sailing/Yachting 22. Archery 23. Cricket 24. Chess 25. Kho-Kho 26. Judo 27. Taekwondo 28. Softball.

AP PECET 2019 Counselling and Seat Allotment

The Counselling for AP PECET 2019 is going to be conducted through the Web-based counselling process. Candidates are going to be notified about the date of counselling via newspapers and website. Candidates must note that they are not going to be issued individual call letters. The list of institutions for the seat allotment is going to be announced at the time of counselling only.

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