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AP ECET 2021 Exam Pattern: Paper Pattern, Duration, Marks

Updated On - June 19 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

AP ECET 2021 will be released by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Ananthapur on behalf of APSCHE (Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education). AP Engineering Common Entrance Test 2021 is a state-level entrance exam held to offer admission in B.Tech/Diploma/B.Pharmacy courses. It is an online entrance exam. Authority will give candidates 03 hours for the exam. Applicants must go through the below article which has all essential information of AP ECET 2021 paper pattern, structure, type of questions and so on.

AP ECET 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the AP ECET 2021 exam pattern to know the structure. Given below is the detailed information of the paper pattern which help candidates to know the paper structure, time duration, marking scheme and other:

  • ECET is an online entrance exam which is conducted in a Computer Based Test(CBT).
  • Candidates have a total of 180 minutes to solve the question paper.
  • The question paper consists of Multiple Choice Questions(MCQ), in which applicants need to choose the correct answer from four different options.
  • Aspirants must keep in mind that the entrance exam is in English language only.
  • The question paper has a total of 200 questions with 200 marks.
  • Candidates awarded with +1 mark for each correct response.

ECET Marking Scheme

Given below are the subject-wise distribution of marks and the number of questions for different courses:

For Engineering:

Below are the subject wise marks distribution:

Subject No. of question Maximum Marks
Engineering (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical/
 Electronics & Communications/Computer Science/
Chemical/Metallurgical/Mining/Electronics &
 Instrumentation/ Ceramic Technology/
Biotechnology/Agricultural Engineering)
For Pharmacy:

Mentioned below are details of marks and question:

SubjectNo. of Question Maximum Marks
Pharmaceutical Chemistry5050
For B.Sc.(with Mathematics as one of the optional subjects):

Given below are the distribution of marks and number of questions:

SubjectNo. of QuestionMaximum marks
Analytical Ability5050
Communicative English5050

AP ECET 2021 Preparation Tips

Candidates must check the below points that will help you in better preparation:

  • Candidates spend more time on planning the preparation schedule than executing those plan. So, create a plan which can be successfully executed. Give more time to topics which you find difficult.
  • Practising previous year question papers should be left for the last couple of months before an exam.
  • Make notes of each important topic and continuously revised those topics.
  • Shorter study sessions work better than long sessions.
  • Smart work is better than hard work.
  • Few small breaks must surely be taken. Taking breaks is very important. If you study too much at one go, you may not remember a thing during exams.

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