Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test

Form Date: 12 Jul - 13 Aug 2022 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 12 Jul - 13 Aug 2022

AP ECET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 550
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur (JNTUA)
  • Courses:B.Tech, B.PHARM, DIP ENG
  • Streams:Engineering, Pharmacy

AP ECET 2022: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern

Updated On - June 17 2022 by Srishti Pandey

AP ECET 2022 will be held at the state level by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Ananthapur on behalf of APSCHE (Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education). AP Engineering Common Entrance Test will be organized to enrol them in B.Tech/Diploma/B.Pharmacy courses. The exam is conducted in online mode. Furthermore, candidates must fill the application form on time so that they can appear in the exam. The candidates must go through the complete article to know all about AP ECET 2022 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Admit Card, etc.

AP ECET 2022 Exam Status

Applicants can check the information about AP ECET 2022 which is mentioned below:


Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test 2022 notification

30.04.2022 (Saturday)

Exam date

22.07.2022 (Friday)
EventsDates (Announced)
Notification releases30th April 2022
Application form releases3rd May 2022
Last date for Application form submission3rd June 2022
Last date for submission (with Rs 500)13th June 2022
Correction14th to 16th June 2022
Last date for submission (with Rs 2000)23rd June 2022
Last date for submission (with Rs 5000)15th July 2022
Hall Ticket availability15th July 2022
AP ECET 2022 Exam Date22nd July 2022
Preliminary Answer Key25th July 2022
Final date for objection27th July 2022
Final answer key
Declaration of Result
Rank card availability
Counselling process

AP ECET 2022 Important Dates

Candidates can take a look at all the official dates released by AP ECET 2022.
Date and Time of Examination: 22.07.2022 (Friday) from 09.00 am to 12.00 pm
and 03.00 pm to 06.00 pm
1. Date of Notification: 30.04.2022 (Saturday)
2. Starting Date of Application Submission: 03.05.2022 (Tuesday)
3. Last Date for Application Submission
Without Fine: 03.06.2022 (Friday)
4. Last Date for Submission with Rs.500/- Fine: 13.06.2022 (Monday)
5. Correction of online application data already submitted by the candidate
 14-06-2022(Tuesday) to 16-06-2022(Thursday)
6. Last Date for Submission with Rs.2000/- Fine: 13.06.2022 (Thursday)
7. Last Date for Submission with Rs.5000/- Fine: 23.06.2022 (Thursday)
8. Hall Ticket Downloading: 15.07.2022 (Friday)
9. Date of Examination: 22.07.2022 (Friday)
10. Preliminary Key: 25.07.2022 (Monday)
11. Final Date for Receiving Objections: 27.07.2022 (Tuesday)
12. Results Declaration: (will be intimated later)
13. Rank Cards Downloading: (will be intimated later)

AP ECET 2022 Application Form

The candidates need to be very attentive while filling the AP ECET 2022 application form. Furthermore, the candidates need to make sure that they properly fill and submit the application form on or before the last date. Following are the AP ECET 2022 online Registration Form details:

  • The candidates need to go to the website of the authorized body to complete the registration process and fill the online application form.
  • Also, all details such as Hall Ticket Number of SSC or 10th class, Hall Ticket Number of the qualifying examination (diploma or degree as the case may be), name of Schools from 6th class onwards, passport-sized photograph (50Kb size, .jpg or .jpeg format), scanned image Signature (30Kb size, .jpg or .jpeg format) affixed with a black pen on a white paper, etc., Family Ration Card, Aadhar Card of the candidate, etc.
  • Furthermore, the aadhar card of the candidate is a very important document.
  • However, JNTU University also provides a correction facility for those candidates who made any error or mistake in their AP ECET registration form. This facility of correction in the application form will be available from the first week of April 2022.

AP ECET 2022 Application Fee

The application fee for APECET 2022 is Rs. 550 for all the candidates. A processing fee will be charged while making the fee payment through the online portal.

Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay the application fee through either of the modes mentioned below:
  • AP Online services
  • Payment Gateway provided (through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net banking)

AP ECET 2022 Application Form Correction

Candidates can make corrections in their Application form as soon as correction windows open. But for some corrections candidates has to request the same to conduct body a request email, check below:-

Corrections (Request not needed)

  • Passing year of Qualifying Exam
  • Class 12th Institute Name
  • Mother’s name
  • Birth Place
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Special Reservation category
  • Details Aadhaar card 
  • Details Economically weaker section
  • Contact Information
  • Address
  • 10+2 Passing Year 
  • Academic Records
  • Parents Annual income
  • Local area status

Corrections(Request needed)

  • `APECET 2021 Branch
  • Candidates Name
  • Father Name
  • Birth Date
  • Signature
  • Photograph
  • Qualifying Examination Admit Card Number
Note: Candidates have to send the request mail on [email protected]

AP ECET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates need to carefully read the details given about the AP ECET 2022 Eligibility. Also, they need to make sure that they fil the application form only after confirming their eligibility for the exam. Following are the Andhra Pradesh ECET Eligibility details:
Eligibility for Writing the Test
  • Candidates need to have Indian citizenship.
  • Also, they must belong to Andhra Pradesh state.
  • Furthermore, they must have completed their Diploma in Pharmacy/ Engineering and Technology from the State Board of Technical Education of Andhra Pradesh State or must have done any other Diploma from an institution which is approved by AICTE and recognized by the Andhra Pradesh Government as an equivalent degree for admission into the relevant B.Tech/ B.E./ B.Pharmacy courses.
  • The candidate should have cleared the 3-year B.Sc Degree with Mathematics as one of the subjects from a recognized University in Andhra Pradesh or must have an equivalent degree to be eligible for the relevant course.
  • Besides this, candidates who are still pursuing their Diploma course will be eligible for entry into the relevant B.Tech./ B.E./ B. Pharmacy course only if they have completed their Diploma and have cleared all the subjects by the time of admission.
  • Candidates need to have at least 45% marks in their Diploma in Engineering and Technology/ B.Sc Degree/ Pharmacy whereas reserved category candidates must have 40% marks to be eligible for the relevant course.
Eligibility for Lateral Entry Admission into B.E/B.Tech/B.Pharm.
  • Candidates must give AP ECET exam and hence qualify for the exam.
  • 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 un-reserved seats.
  • During the allotment of seats to the lateral entry candidates based on the APECET 2022 ranks, B.Sc. (with Mathematics as one of the optional subjects) stream candidates will be considered for admission only after all the qualified Diploma holders have been allotted the seats.

AP ECET 2022 Exam Pattern

Applicants can go through the AP ECET 2022 exam pattern to know the paper format of the AP Engineering Common Entrance Exam. The exam pattern will be released by the authority on the official website.

AP ECET 2022 Exam Scheme
Mode of examOnline (CBT) mode only
Duration of Exam180 minutes(Three hours)
Number of Questions200
Medium:English language only.
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (Objective type)
Marking SchemeOne mark will be awarded for each correct answer.
Total Marks200

Check the section-wise distribution of questions and marks for various courses given below:

For Pharmacy
Marks Distribution for Pharmacy in APECET
SubjectsMaximum Marks
Pharmaceutical Chemistry50
For B.Sc (Mathematics)
APECET B.Sc marks distribution
SubjectsMaximum Marks
Communicative English50
Analytical Ability50
For Engineering
Marks distribution for Engineering in APECET
SubjectMaximum Marks
All engineering branches100
NOTE: In the Engineering exam, candidates will be provided with the separate questions paper for each branch and each question paper will be of 200 marks. A list of all the branches of the Engineering program is mentioned below:
  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Electrical Engineering
  3. Mechanical Engineering
  4. Electronics & Communications Engineering
  5. Computer Science Engineering
  6. Chemical Engineering
  7. Metallurgical Engineering
  8. Mining Engineering
  9. Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
  10. Ceramic Technology Engineering
  11. Bio-Technology Engineering 

AP ECET 2022 Syllabus

AP ECET 2022 Syllabus will comprise of various topics from various subjects for different courses in which candidates will get admission through APECET 2021 exam. For the engineering exam, the syllabus will consist of topics from the PhysicsMathematics, and Chemistry subjects of the 11th and 12th standards.

AP ECET 2022 Admit Card

AP ECET 2022 Admit Card can be downloaded before the few days of the exam. Candidates can check the following points given below to know about APECET Hall Ticket 2022:
  • Candidates can download the hall ticket after it has been released on the official website.
  • Applicants need to enter their login credentials - Registration Id & Date of Birth (DOB) to download their Admit card.
  • The candidates must carry their admit card to the examination hall as without an admit card they won't be allowed to sit for the exam.
  • Candidates are also required to carry one photo ID proof along with the admit card for identity verification. 

AP ECET 2022 Answer Key

Authority has published AP ECET 2022 Answer Key along with the question paper on the official website. Candidates can check the following points related to the answer key.

  • Firstly, the preliminary answer key will be published to cross-check the answer.
  • Also, the response key will be published on the official website.
  • Candidate can directly download the answer key.
  • If any candidate will not satisfy with the answers then they can raise objections against the answer key.
  • Candidates can send requests for the same via email to APSCHE.
  • Once the officials verify the raise objection, then they release the final answer key along with the result.
  • The answer key for both the sessions will release separately. Use the marking scheme to calculate the score.

AP ECET 2022 Results

AP ECET 2022 Results has been announced by the JNT Univesity on behalf of APSCHE. All the information related to APECET scorecard/rank card is given hereby:

  • The result has been published on the official website and will be available for downloading from the official website.
  • Candidates have to enter their Registration number and DOB to view and download their results.
  • Information such as the candidate's name, roll number, gender, date of birth, subject wise marks, rank obtained, total marks, etc. will be mentioned in the rank card.
  • The answer key will also be published along with the result on the official website.

AP ECET 2022 Tie-Breaking 

A separate AP ECET 2022 tie-breaking policy is set by the authorities for Engineering, Pharmacy, and B.Sc courses. Check below for the same:

Tie Breaking Policy for Engineering: The following parameters will be considered for resolving the tie problem, among two or more candidates:
  • Overall marks obtained by the candidates in the engineering stream will be considered and the candidate with higher marks is preferred.
  • Candidates who will secure the highest marks in the Mathematics subject will be preferred.
  • Candidates securing the highest marks in the Physics section will be taken into account to decide the relative ranking.
  • Age will also be considered for resolving the tie at the time of admission, the older candidate will be preferred.
Tie Breaking Policy for Pharmacy: Candidates scoring the same aggregate marks will be given the same rank by the authorities and at the time of admission, age will be taken into consideration. The older candidate is then preferred.
Tie Breaking Policy for B.Sc (Mathematics): Applicants with higher marks in Mathematics are considered.
  • If in case candidates obtained the same aggregate marks then they will be given the same ranked and the older candidate will get preference at the time of admission.

AP ECET 2022 Qualifying Marks

Candidates need to score a minimum percentage of marks to qualify for the AP Engineering Common Entrecognized 2022. Check the details below:

  • Minimum qualifying marks are 25% of the aggregate marks in all four subjects (three subjects for B.Sc. Mathematics).
  • Therefore, candidates have to score 50 marks out of a total of 200 marks.
  • There will be no minimum qualifying marks required by the candidates belonging to SC/ST category.
  • The rank obtained by any candidates (belong to SC/ST category) in the APECET [FDH & B.Sc.(with Mathematics as one of the optional subjects)]-2022 with the benefit of relaxation of the minimum qualifying marks will be cancelled in case the claim is found to be invalid at the time of admission.

AP ECET 2022 Counselling

Qualified candidates will be called to attend the AP ECET counselling 2022 process. Candidates have to register themselves in online mode from the official website.

  • The candidate is advised to carry all the required documents while going for counselling.
  • In counselling, all the documents of candidates will be verified.
  • Candidates must have obtained at least 45% in all subjects.
  • Candidates from the reserved category must have to score at least 40% in all subjects.
  • For filling the online option for web counselling, candidates have to visit the official website and enter the college name and other required details.
  • Successfully registered will get notification about the time and date of admission on their email id.

AP ECET 2022 Highlights

Candidates can check the below-given details for an overview of AP ECET examination 2022:

AP ECET Examination 2022 Basic Details
Exam NameAP Engineering Common Entrance Test
AnonymAP ECET 2022
Conducting BodyAndhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE)
AP ECET Official Websitehttps://sche.ap.gov.in/
Exam ModeOnline (CBT)
LevelState Level
Exam PurposeTo enroll candidates to B.Tech/Diploma/B.Pharmacy courses.

About Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University is a public university, located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The university was established on 2 October 1972 by the Legislature of the State of Andhra Pradesh as one of India's leading educational universities focusing on engineering. After 37 years of relentless service to the society at large, JNT University was restructured into four different Universities namely JNT University Hyderabad, JNT University Anantapur, JNT University Kakinada, and JNFAU by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.


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AP ECET Important Dates

Form Date12 Jul - 13 Aug 2022 (Tentative)
Admit card09 Sep 2022 (Tentative)
Exam Date19 Sep 2022 (Tentative)

Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

12 Jul 2022

Form End Date:

13 Aug 2022

The forms will open on 12 Jul 2022



Examination Date (Online):

19 Sep 2022

Application Fees:

₹ 550

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