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AP EdCET 2021: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern
Updated On - March 03 2021 by Ganesh Wankhede
AP EdCET 2021 i.e.Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test 2021 will be conducted in August 2021 tentatively by the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education to offer admission to aspirants in the regular B. Ed program in the colleges of Education in Andra Pradesh. It is the state-level exam that is conducted every year. Before applying for the application process, one should check the AP EdCET 2021 important dates, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, etc to know more about the exam.
AP EdCET 2021 Important Dates
The schedule for AP EdCET 2021 can be checked in the given below table:
Application start date
Application last date
Application last date (with late fees)
Admit card release date
AP EdCET 2021 Application Form
Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education will release the AP EdCET 2021 application form. Candidates can check all the essential information related to AP EdCET 2021 Application Form given below:
The application form for the AP EdCET 2021 will be in online mode.
The last date to apply online for AP EdcET is in July 2021(with a late fee).
The candidate should visit the official website first, no other mode of application will be entertained.
The candidate must create his/her profile on the portal by using a valid email id and by providing all the personal information.
In the next step, the applicant must provide educational details such as the exams passed and the relevant marks obtained.
Now, in the next step candidate have to upload scanned images of signature, photographs, left thumb impression in the given format ( kb ).
The next step will be to fill the category of applicants.
The next step is for the fee payment.
Submit all the information after payment. Take the printout of the confirmation page and payment slip for future purposes.
AP EdCET 2021 Application Fee
The candidate has to submit the application fee to confirm the submission of the registration form. The Application fee for AP EdCET is different for various categories, check the below-mentioned application fee.
Fee in Rs
Mode of Payment
The application fee can be submitted through online mode via Debit / Credit Card / Net Banking
AP EdCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must ensure their eligibility before applying for the exam. Check the given below points regarding the AP EdCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria:
Basic eligibility criteria:
The candidates must be Indian Citizens.
The candidates should satisfy Local/Non-Local status requirements as laid down in the Andra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admission) Order 1974.
The candidates must have passed B.A./B.Sc./ B.Com./ B.C.A./ B.Sc. (Home Science)/B.B.M courses from any recognized university.
The candidate must have secured 50% marks in the qualifying examination and 40% marks stand for the candidates such as SC, ST, bc(A/B/C/D), PH in the qualifying examination.
If candidates have passed B.E / B.Tech degree, they must have a minimum of 50% marks along with Mathematics and Physics as their compulsory subject.
The candidates who are appearing in the final year are also eligible to apply for AP EdCET-2021.
Age Limit: The candidate’s minimum age should be 19 years on 1st July of the examination year in which notification is issued. There is no such maximum age limit.
AP EdCET 2021 Exam Pattern
Candidates can check the AP EdCET 2021 Exam Pattern so that they have an idea about the exam paper structure. Check the table given below:
Exam Pattern for AP EdCET 2021
Mode of Examination
Pen and paper-based
Number of Questions
Type of Questions
objective type( MCQ)
2 hours or 120 minutes
No. of Sections
Part A- General English
Part B- General Knowledge and Teaching Aptitude
Part C- will be according to the subject choice of the candidate.
Each correct answer will be awarded 1 mark.
No negative marking will be there
Medium of Language
English and Telugu (except English subject)
Marks Allotted to each section as per the subjects:
Part-A: Common for All
Part-B: Common for All
Part-C: The student has to select one of the following subjects
Mathematics: Total marks 100
Physical Sciences: Total marks 100
Biological Sciences: Total marks 100
Social Studies: Total marks 100
English: Total marks 100
The qualifying cut-off marks in the entrance test are 25% which means 37 from a total of 150 marks. There are no prescribed marks for those who belong to SC/ST/OBC class.
AP EdCET 2021 Syllabus
There are three parts of the AP EdCET 2021 Syllabus, that is Part -A, Part -B, and Part -C. Here we describe all parts of the Exam.
Part-A: General English
Synonyms, Antonyms, and Vocabulary
Articles, Prepositions, Correction of Sentences, Tenses, Spelling, Voice.
Transformation of Sentences – Simple, Complex, and Compound, Direct, and Indirect Speech.
Part-B: General Knowledge and Teaching Aptitude
In this section, questions are designed for testing the candidate’s ability of the general knowledge of the environment all around and its application to society
In the test, questions included from India as well as the neighboring countries consisted of History, General Policy, Scientific Research, Ecology, Economics, Culture, Geography.
Through the questions in section B, candidates’ knowledge can be tested, thus questions connected to the current events, like the matter of the daily observation and experience of the scientific knowledge
Teaching includes characteristics such as an ability to communicate, skills to deal with children, and recognizing individual differences.
Part-C: One of the following subjects to have opted:
Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry) (PS)
Biological Sciences (Botany and Zoology) (BS)
Social Studies (Geography, History, Civics, and Economics) (SS)
English ( Special English in B.A.)
Note: Syllabus shall be of graduation level for these four subjects.
AP EdCET 2021 Important Books
Candidates can check all the mentioned books to prepare well for the Common Entrance Test:-
Objective General English
General Knowledge 2021
Practice Papers- General Paper 1 (Teaching and Research Aptitude)
AP EdCET 2021 Preparation Tips
Check the preparation tips below for better preparation:-
Check the CET Test syllabus properly: Candidates always start preparation by analyzing the syllabus properly.
Proper time management: Time management is an important factor that helps in exam preparation, first cover hard topics then move toward easy topics any time.
Prepare basic concepts of teaching: Candidates make sure their knowledge about concepts of the teaching is up to date and point to point.
Watch online youtube videos: Candidates can watch an online video on a topic and clear their doubts about it.
Proper Revision: Revision is the best technique to score well in the examination and also make notes for revision.
The council will release the admit card before 15 days of the test.
All the candidates must bring the Andhra Pradesh EdCET to admit card 2021 at the examination hall to appear for the exam.
All the exam details such as candidates' name & roll number, exam center, exam date, and time will be mentioned in the admit card.
AP EDCET 2021 Test Centers
AP EdCET 2021 Answer Key
The government of Andhra Pradesh will publish the AP EdCET 2021 Answer Key in May tentatively. Candidates need to visit the official website to check the answer key. Candidates can calculate the marks once they get to know the answers. However, if there would be any issues regarding the answer key, one can inform the authority as soon as possible.
AP EdCET 2021 Cut off
Candidates must check minimum qualifying marks for the AP EdCET exam below:-
Marks or percentage
Cut – Off
25% of the total marks
Minimum qualifying marks
AP EdCET 2021 Result
AP EdCET 2021 Result will be announced on the official website of the university. Candidate can check their result by entering roll no. and date of birth.
The candidate can expect the result after one month of examination.
Successful candidates have to appear for counseling on scheduled dates and locations.
The candidate should take the printout of the result for the counseling process.
The result will be based on the performance of a candidate in the entrance test.
AP EdCET 2021 Counselling
AP EdCET 2021 counseling processwill start after the declaration of the AP EdCET result. The counseling schedule will be published by the examination's conducting body.
After the announcement of the result, the candidate will be called for the counseling process.
The counseling center will be announced on the website or via mail.
The candidates will be invited to attend the counseling process based on marks obtained in the exam.
Applicants must carry their original documents with themself on the day of Counselling. The documents which are to be brought are :
Stay connected for more updates regarding AP EdCET 2021.
Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education
The National Educational Policy, 1986, recommended that state-level planning and coordination of Higher Education shall be done through councils of Higher Education and that the University Grants Commission (UGC) and these Councils will develop coordinative methods to keep a watch on standards.
AP EDCET Important Dates
Admit Card Downloading Date
11 Apr - 17 Apr 2021 (Tentative)
AP EDCET 2021 Form Date
01 Mar - 10 Apr 2021 (Tentative)
25 Apr - 30 Apr 2021 (Tentative)
AP Education Common Entrance Test Exam Pattern
Question Paper Type :
Multiple Choice Questions
General Knowledge & Current Affairs
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