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AP EDCET 2022 Exam Pattern: Marking Scheme, Mode of Examination, Duration

Updated On - May 10 2022 by Abhinandan Singh

AP EDCET Exam pattern 2022 will be released by APSCHE. The examination will be conducted in Pen and Paper based mode and all the questions will be in Multiple Choice Questions MCQ. The medium of paper will be English and Telugu. However, aspirants who choose Kurnool as their test center will also have the option to answer in Urdu also.

AP EDCET is a state level examination. The students who are willing to take admission in B.Ed courses must have passed their B.A/ B.Sc/ B.Sc ( home science) /  B.com / B.C.A/ B.B.M at Sri Venkateswara University (SVU) located in Andhra Pradesh. The candidate must be a resident of Andhra in order to apply for the entrance test.

AP EDCET Exam Pattern 2022

  • The duration of AP EDCET is 120 minutes (2 hours).
  • The total number of questions asked in the entrance exam is 150.
  • All the questions carry 1 mark and there is no provision of negative marking. Check Marking Scheme
  • There will 4 options for all the MCQs out of which the candidate must choose the correct option.
  • AP EDCET 2022 syllabus is based on graduation level.

Exam Pattern for AP EDCET 2022

The exam of AP EDCET will be conducted in offline mode that is through pen and Paper based mode and all the questions of the said examination will be of objective types. The medium of the paper will be English and Telugu only, the only exception that exists is, those candidates who had opted for Kurnool as their exam centres will get an additional option to choose Urdu as their medium of the paper.

Those candidates who are willing to appear for AP EDCET should follow the below mentioned few guidelines related to the specified examination.

  • The Maximum number of questions asked in AP EDCET entrance exam is 150.
  • Each question in the question paper carries 1 mark.
  • Medium of the exam will be English and Telugu.
  • No negative marks are awarded to the candidates in case of a wrong answer.
  • The syllabus of AP EDCET 2022 is very particularly based on graduation level.
  • The question paper has 3 sections added to it, namely Part A, Part B and Part C.
  • Part A consists of General Knowledge and part B consists of Teaching Aptitude and Part C will be according to the choice of subject of the candidate.
  • All the candidates appearing for AP EDCET 2022 must attempt Part A and Part B, compulsorily while they can choose 1 out of 5 subjects in Part c.

Students are advised to attempt the sample paper to have a clear idea of the entrance test.

 Mode of Examination

AP EDCET is an offline exam which is pen and paper based. Total questions will be 150 that will be of objective type (MCQs). The exam will be held in English and Telugu except for the optional subjects, however students who choose Kurnool as Test Centre can opt for Urdu language as their medium of examination.

AP EDCET 2022 Marking Scheme

The common entrance test will be MCQs type (multiple choice) examination, the registered candidate is required to answer the question paper  which has 150 questions in 180 minutes i.e 2 hours. To get a brief idea follow the table below

There are a total 3 sections i.e . Part A, Part B, Part C. Part A consists of General  English with 25 questions, each carrying 1 marks; Part B consists of General Knowledge with 15 questions, each carrying 1 marks and Teaching aptitude with 10 questions, each carrying 1 marks; Part C states that a candidate has to choose one of the following subjects. It consists of 100 questions with 1 mark each. Options available for Part C includes,

  1. Mathematics-100 questions for 100 marks
  2. Physical sciences-100 questions for 100 marks
  3. Physics - 50 questions, each carrying 1 marks
  4. Chemistry - 50 questions, each carrying 1 marks                                                                                 
  5. Biological Sciences- 100 marks with 100 marks
  6. Botany- 50 questions, each carrying 1 marks
  7. Zoology- 50 questions, each carrying 1 marks
  8. Social Studies- 100 questions with 100 marks
  9. Geography- 35  questions, each carrying 1 marks
  10. History- 30 questions, each carrying 1 marks
  11. Civics - 15 questions, each carrying 1 marks
  12. Economics-20 questions, each carrying 1 marks
  13. English- 100 questions for 100 marks

AP EDCET 2022 Exam Pattern in Detail

Part A and Part B are common for all the registered candidates,  irrespective of the choices made in part C.

    Information related to marking scheme


Subject associated

No. of Questions 


Part A

General English




Part B

1.General Knowledge


2. Teaching Aptitude










Part C

(choose any one)

1. Mathematics


2. Physical Sciences


3. Biological Sciences


4. Social Studies


5. English




















The qualifying marks in the exam of AP EDCET for all the registered candidates with the exception of SC/ST is 25% of the total 150 marks which makes it to be 37 out 0f 150. For candidates belonging to SC/ST communities, there will be no qualifying marks available for ranking. There will be no minimum marks for women in Physical Sciences/Mathematics methodologies.

Duration of the examination

The entrance test is of 120 minutes that is 2 hours for 150 questions each carrying 1 mark. All the important information related to AP EDCET 2022 exam pattern are mentioned below:

AP EDCET Exam Pattern Highlights
Exam Pattern Highlights
Exam ModeOffline (pen-paper based)
Exam Duration120 minutes (2 hours)
Number of Paper(s)1
Number of Sections3
Question Paper typeObjective (MCQs)
Total no. of questions in AP EDCET150
Maximum marks allocated for AP EDCET 2022150
Exam LanguageEnglish, Telugu (Urdu at Kurnool exam center)


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