AP EAPCET 2021 Exam (Rank Card Released) – Dates, Eligibility, Fees, Syllabus

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Overview

The Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Pharmacy Common Entrance Test (AP-EAPCET), earlier known as AP EAMCET is conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK) on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). This Examination is the pre-requisite for admission into various professional courses offered in the University/ Private Colleges in the State of Andhra Pradesh.

Exam NameAndhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Pharmacy Common Entrance Test
Also Known AsAPEAMCET
Exam CategoryUndergraduate
Exam LevelState
Exam ModeOnline (Computer based test)
Conducted byJawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK)

NEW: AP-EAMCET exam has now been renamed to AP-EAPCET exam.

UPDATE (September 8, 2021): AP-EAPCET 2021 Rank Card is now available, read AP-EAPCET Rank Card.

UPDATE (September 8, 2021): AP-EAPCET 2021 Result has been declared, read AP-EAPCET Result.

UPDATE (August 26, 2021): AP-EAPCET 2021 Preliminary Answer Keys released, read AP-EAPCET Official Answer Keys.

UPDATE (August 26, 2021): AP-EAPCET 2021 Response Sheets now available, read AP-EAPCET Response Sheets.

UPDATE (August 12, 2021): AP-EAPCET 2021 Hall Ticket is now available, read AP-EAPCET Hall Ticket.

UPDATE (July 29, 2021): AP-EAPCET 2021 merit list will be prepared based on the score obtained by giving 100% weightage to AP-EAPCET normalized marks.

Previous Updates

  • UPDATE (July 31, 2021): Attestation on filled in Online Application Form by a Gazetted Officer/ Principal of the college where the candidate last studied is not required.
  • UPDATE (June 26, 2021): AP-EAPCET 2021 Applications are open now, apply by July 25.
  • UPDATE (June 19, 2021): AP-EAPCET 2021 Applications to start from June 26, Subscribe to get notified on Mobile for free.
  • UPDATE (June 19, 2021): AP-EAPCET 2021 exam date announced, exam to be conducted from August 19 to August 25, 2021.


About

Pattern

  • The exam will be a computer-based test of 3 hours duration.
  • There will be 160 questions in all comprising 80 questions of Mathematics, 40 questions of Physics, and 40 questions of Chemistry.
  • All the questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) i.e. each question will have four choices, only one being the correct choice.
  • Candidates will be awarded 1 mark for each correct answer.
  • There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.
  • The medium of the question paper will be English and Telugu only.
  • Note: Candidates who have studied the qualifying examination in Urdu medium and wish to avail assistance for translating the questions into Urdu, will be allotted a Test Centre at Kurnool only.
 

The no. of questions in each part is as follows:

SectionNo. of QuestionsMarks
Mathematics8080
Physics4040
Chemistry4040
Total160160

Schedule

Dates

  • August 19, 2021 – August 25, 2021

Slots

  • Session 1: 09.00 AM to 12.00 PM
  • Session 2: 03.00 PM to 06.00 PM

Note

The candidate does not have the option of choosing a specific date/session to appear for the AP EAPCET entrance examination. This information is known to the candidate only after downloading the Hall Ticket.

For any reason, if the candidate fails to appear in the given slot, he/she is treated as absent.

Eligibility

Nationality and Region

  • Candidates should be of Indian Nationality or Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) / Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Card Holders.
  • Candidates should belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh / Telangana. The candidates should satisfy Local / Non-Local status requirements as laid down in Telangana / Andhra Pradesh.

Qualifying Examination

  • Candidates should have passed or appeared for the final year of Intermediate Examination (10+2 pattern) with Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry as optional or related vocational courses in the fields of Engineering and Technology.
  • Candidate should obtain at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidate belongs to reserved category) in the subjects specified taken together in the qualifying examination.

Age

  • Candidates should have completed 16 years of age as of 31st December of the year of admission.
  • There is no upper age limit.


Syllabus

Mock Test

  • An official mock test is made available to the candidates appearing for AP-EAPCET.
  • Candidates can take the Mock Test to understand the pattern of the computer-based test and make themselves familiar with the interface.
  • The mock test is for practice purpose only.
  • AP-EAMCET Mock Tests can be checked here.

Sample Questions

Check AP-EAPCET sample questions for Physics, Chemistry and Maths: Sample Questions 2020 | Sample Questions 2019.

Past Question Papers

See previous year Question Papers and Answers here.

Fees

AP-EAPCET 2021 Application Fee is as follows:

CategoryFees
A) Single Stream (Engineering or Agriculture)
OC₹600
BC₹550
SC/ST₹500
B) Both Streams (Engineering and Agriculture)
OC₹1,200
BC₹1,100
SC/ST₹1,000

Registration

  • The registrations for AP-EAPCET 2021 examination will begin on June 26, 2021.
  • The last date to apply without a late fee is July 25, 2021.
  • The last date to register with a late fee is:
    Late FeeLast Date to Register
    ₹500August 5, 2021
    ₹1000August 10, 2021
    ₹5000August 16, 2021
    ₹10000August 18, 2021

Application Procedure

  1. Candidates need to visit the EAPCET website and enter basic details.
  2. Pay the Application fee through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ AP Online Centre.
  3. Fill the application form and submit it.
  4. Take a printout of the application summary page.

Application Correction

  • Candidates will be provided with a facility to make corrections in their application form particulars.
  • It is a one-time facility and is extended to the candidates to avoid any hardship to them.
  • The correction facility will be available from in August 2021.

Hall Ticket / Admit Card

  • The hall ticket can be downloaded from the EAPCET site after it’s notified.
  • The hall ticket will have the candidate’s Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Category, Test Centre Name, Date and Time of examination.
  • Candidates are required to produce the hall ticket at the test centre without which entry will not be allowed.
  • UPDATE (August 12, 2021): AP-EAPCET 2021 Hall Ticket is now available, read AP-EAPCET Hall Ticket.

Test Centres

Test Cities

DistrictCentres
AnantapurAnantapur
AnantapurGooty
AnantapurHindupur
AnantapurPutaparthy
AnantapurTadiparthy
ChittoorChittoor
ChittoorMadanapalle
ChittoorPuttur
ChittoorTirupati
East GodavariAmalapuram
East GodavariKakinada
East GodavariRajahmundry
GunturGuntur
GunturNarasaraopeta
HyderabadLB Nagar
HyderabadNacharam
HyderabadSecunderabad
KrishnaGudlavalleru
KrishnaMachilipatnam
KrishnaMylavaram
KrishnaTiruvuru
KrishnaVijayawada
KurnoolKurnool
KurnoolNandyal
KurnoolYemmiganur
NelloreGudur
NelloreKavali
NelloreNellore
PrakasamChirala
PrakasamMarkapuram
PrakasamOngole
SrikakulamRajam
SrikakulamSrikakulam
SrikakulamTekkali
VisakhapatnamAnakapalle
VisakhapatnamAnandapuram
VisakhapatnamGajuwaka
VisakhapatnamVisakhapatnam City
VizianagaramBobbili
VizianagaramVizianagaram
West GodavariBhimavaram
West GodavariEluru
West GodavariNarasapuram
West GodavariTadepalligudem
YSR KadapaKadapa
YSR KadapaProddatur
YSR KadapaRajampeta

Answer Keys

  • The preliminary answer keys of AP-EAPCET (Engineering) will be made available on the AP-EAPCET website after it’s notified.
  • If anyone is unsatisfied with an answer, the candidate can file an objection on or before the stipulated date along with all supporting documents/ justification.
  • The decision of the Expert Committee will be final.
  • UPDATE (August 26, 2021): AP-EAPCET 2021 Preliminary Answer Keys released, read AP-EAPCET Official Answer Keys.

Qualifying Marks

  • The qualifying percentage of marks for the AP-EAPCET is 25% of the maximum marks.
  • For candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe, no minimum qualifying marks are prescribed.

Result / Rank List

  • A merit list will be prepared based on the combined score obtained by giving 75% 100% weightage to AP-EAPCET normalized marks and 25% 0% weightage to 10+2 marks.
  • The rank card can be downloaded from the EAPCET website.
  • The result for AP-EAPCET 2021 is expected to be declared in September 2021.
  • UPDATE (September 8, 2021): AP-EAPCET 2021 Result has been declared, read AP-EAPCET Result.

Admission Procedure

  • The admission will be purely based on the merit in the rank list prepared based on the combined score obtained by giving 75% weightage to AP-EAPCET normalized marks and 25% weightage to 10+2 marks.
  • The list of institutions with intake in each discipline and category will be available on the EAPCET website after the result declaration.

Important Information

  • Students need to bring Hall Ticket along with Filled in Online Application Form with duly affixed recent colour passport size photograph attested by Gazetted Officer (or) the Principal of the College where the candidate has studied the qualifying examination.
  • The signature of the candidate and left-hand thumb impression is to be filled in the respective spaces provided in the Filled In Online Application form in the presence of the invigilator only.

Important Dates

ActivityDate
Commencement of Online application formsJune 26, 2021
Last date for submission of online applications without late feeJuly 25, 2021
Last date for submission of online applications with late fee of Rs. 500August 5, 2021
Correction of online application data already submitted by the candidateTBA
Last date for submission of online applications with late fee of Rs. 1000August 10, 2021
Downloading of Hall-ticketsAugust 12, 2021
Last date for receipt of online applications with late fee of Rs. 5000August 16, 2021
Last date for receipt of applications with late fee of Rs. 10000August 18, 2021
Date of AP EAPCET ExaminationAugust 19 – August 25, 2021
Declaration of Preliminary KeyAugust 26, 2021
Last Date for receiving of objections on Preliminary KeyAugust 27, 2021
Declaration of ResultSeptember 8, 2021

Contact Information

Candidates can contact APEAPCET through written communication, phone or email.

APEAPCET Contact Information
AddressThe Convener, AP-EAPCET 2021 Office,
Ground Floor, Administrative Building,
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada,
Kakinada-533003, Andhra Pradesh (India)
Phone0884-2340535, 0884-2356255
Email[email protected]

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