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AP EDCET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 600
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Sri Venkateswara University (SVU)
  • Courses:B.Ed.
  • Streams:Education

AP EdCET 2023: Notification, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

Updated On - March 24 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

AP EDCET 2023 examination will take place on May 20, 2023. AP EdCET 2023 or Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test will be conducted 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 2023 important dates, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, etc to know more about the exam.

Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test Updates

  • Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education has started the registration for the AP Education Common Entrance Test on March 24, 2023.
  • The last date to submit the application form is April 24, 2023.
  • Interested candidates can apply online on the official website at cets.apsche.ap.gov.in.
  • Late submissions will be accepted until May 5, 2023, with a late fee.
  • The hall tickets for the AP EDCET 2023 exam will be released starting from May 12, 2023.
  • The AP EDCET 2023 examination will take place on May 20, 2023.
  • The answer keys for the exam will be published on May 24, 2023.
  • Candidates will have until May 26, 2023, to raise objections to the answer keys.

AP EdCET 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check the current exam status of AP EdCET from the table given below:

Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test  (AP EDCET)

AP Education Common Entrance Test 2023 notification


AP EdCET 2023 Exam Dates

The schedule for AP EdCET 2023 can be checked in the given below table:

AP EdCET 2023 Schedule
EventsExam Dates 
AP EdCET Notification Announcement Date  :FEB 2023
Submit the online application for Date start:MARCH 2023
Last date online application (without late Fee):MARCH 2023
Last date for submission of online applications with late fee of Rs. 500/-MARCH 2023
Application Form Correction started:APRIL 2023
Admit Card Downloading:APRIL 2023
EdCET 2023 Exam Date20th MAY 2023
Declaration of Preliminary KeyTo be notified
Last Date for receiving of objections on Preliminary KeyTo be notified
Declaration of ResultsTo be notified

What is AP EDCET ?

Answer: The Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test (AP EDCET) is an entrance examination conducted by the Sri Venkateswara University (SVU) for undergraduate students desiring admission into Bachelor’s Degree Courses in Education (B.Ed.) in universities and colleges of Andhra Pradesh, India.

AP EdCET 2023 Application Form

Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education will release the AP EdCET 2023 application form. Candidates can check all the essential information related to AP EdCET 2023 Application Form given below:

  • The application form for the AP EdCET 2023 will release in online mode.
  • 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 2023 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.

Category Fee in Rs
General 600/-
Mode of Payment
The application fee can be submitted through online mode via Debit / Credit Card / Net Banking

AP EdCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must ensure their eligibility before applying for the exam. Check the given below points regarding the AP EdCET 2023 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.
Educational Qualifications:
  • 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-2023.
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 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the AP EdCET 2023 Exam Pattern so that they have an idea about the exam paper structure. Check the table given below:
Exam Pattern for AP EdCET 2023
Mode of ExaminationPen and paper-based
Number of Questions150
Type of Questionsobjective type( MCQ)
Time duration2 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.

Marks allotted
  • Each correct answer will be awarded 1 mark.
  • No negative marking will be there
Medium of LanguageEnglish and Telugu (except English subject)

Marks Allotted to each section as per the subjects: 

Part-A:  Common for All

 Subject  Area

 General English



Part-B:  Common for All

 Subject  Name

 Teaching Aptitude



 General Knowledge



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

Qualifying Marks

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 2023 Syllabus

There are three parts of the AP EdCET 2023 Syllabus, that is Part -A, Part -B, and Part -C. Here we describe all parts of the Exam.

Part-A: General English
  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Synonyms, Antonyms, and Vocabulary
  3. Articles, Prepositions, Correction of Sentences, Tenses, Spelling, Voice.
  4. Transformation of Sentences – Simple, Complex, and Compound, Direct, and Indirect Speech.
Part-B: General Knowledge and Teaching Aptitude
  1. 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
  2. In the test, questions included from India as well as the neighboring countries consisted of History, General Policy, Scientific Research, Ecology, Economics, Culture, Geography.
  3. 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
  4. 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:
  • Mathematics(MS)
  • 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 2023 Important Books

Candidates can check all the mentioned books to prepare well for the Common Entrance Test:-

Author NameBook Name 
 R.S AggarwalObjective General English
 Lucent General Knowledge
 ArihantGeneral Knowledge
Gurukul Books Practice Papers- General Paper 1
(Teaching and Research Aptitude)
 R.S Aggarwal Quantitative Aptitude

AP EdCET 2023 Preparation Tips

Check the preparation tips below for better preparation:-

  1. Check the CET Test syllabus properly: Candidates always start preparation by analyzing the syllabus properly.
  2. 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.
  3. Prepare basic concepts of teaching: Candidates make sure their knowledge about concepts of the teaching is up to date and point to point.
  4. Watch online youtube videos: Candidates can watch an online video on a topic and clear their doubts about it.
  5. Proper Revision: Revision is the best technique to score well in the examination and also make notes for revision.

AP EdCET 2023 Admit Card

Candidates can access the AP EdCET 2023 Admit Card from the official website itself. 

  • 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 2023 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 2023 Test Centers

  • Srikakulam
  • Nellore
  • Chittoor
  • Vizianagaram
  • Thirupathi
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Kakinada
  • Kadapa
  • Proddatur
  • Ananthapur
  • Rajamahendravaram
  • Vijayawada
  • Eluru
  • Nandyal
  • Guntur
  • Kurnool
  • Ongole
  • Kuppum

AP EdCET 2023 Answer Key

The government of Andhra Pradesh has published the AP EdCET 2023 Answer Key. 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 2023 Result

AP EdCET 2023 Result will be announced on the official website. 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 2023 Cut off

Candidates must check minimum qualifying marks for the AP EdCET exam below:-

ParticularsMarks or percentage
Cut – Off25% of the total marks
Minimum qualifying marks37 marks
Out of150 marks

AP EdCET 2023 Counselling

AP EdCET 2023 counseling process will 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 :
  • 10th class mark sheet
  • 12th class mark sheet
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Photocopy of Bachelor degree with Original
  • AP EdCET result
  • Domicile
  • Admit card

AP EdCET 2023 Highlights

Candidates can check the AP EdCET 2023 basic information in the given below table:
Exam Name

Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test


AP EdCET 2023

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

Two hours

Number of Paper


Total questions in AP EDCET

One hundred fifty

Exam Language

English, Telugu

Exam Purpose

admission to aspirants in regular B. Ed program in the colleges of Education in Andra Pradesh

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AP EDCET Important Dates

AP EDCET 2022 Form Date01 Mar - 31 Mar 2023 (Tentative)
Admit Card Downloading Date15 Mar - 31 Mar 2023 (Tentative)
AP EDCET 2022 Exam Date20 May 2023 (Tentative)
Result Date01 Jun - 30 Jun 2023 (Tentative)

AP Education Common Entrance Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


2General Knowledge & Current Affairs15115

Frequently Asked Questions


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