Andhra Pradesh Physical Education Common Entrance Test

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AP PECET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 850
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU)
  • Courses:B.P.Ed
  • Streams:Education

AP PECET 2023: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

Updated On - February 10 2023 by Akriti Maurya

AP PECET 2023 i.e. Andhra Pradesh Physical Education Common Entrance Test will be conducted by Acharya Nagarjuna University Guntur on behalf of APSCHE (Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher education) for admission into U.G.D.P.Ed. (two years) & B.P.Ed.(Two years) Courses. The exam will be conducted at the State- Level. Furthermore, the test will be conducted at Acharya Nagarjuna University Campus, Nagarjuna Nagar, Guntur. It is a field test conducted in two parts physical efficiency test and skill test in a game every year. Also, the candidates must read the complete article to know more about AP PECET 2023 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, Counselling, etc.

AP PECET 2023 Exam Status

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

Andhra Pradesh Physical Education Common Entrance Test
Exam Statusofficial notification yet to  announced

AP PECET 2023 Exam Dates

Following are the important dates of AP PECET 2023.

AP PECET 2023 Schedule ( tentaive) 
Events Dates
Release of the Notification07-03-2020
Online Application forms start from10-03-2020
Application form ends on (Without late fee)15-06-2020
Online applications submission with late fee25-07-2020
Correction of online application data15-07-2020 to 18-07-2020
Downloading of Hall-tickets02-08-2020 onwards
Examination dateOctober 02 to 05
Announcement of Results

to be notified

What is AP PECET ?

Answer: The Andhra Pradesh Physical Education Common Entrance Test (AP PECET) is an entrance exam conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh for admission into various U.G, PG and Diploma Courses in physical education institutes affiliated to universities of Andhra Pradesh. The AP PECET 2021 examination is scheduled for May 21, 2021.

AP PECET 2023 Application Form

The candidates must have information regarding how they are supposed to fill the AP PECET application form 2023. Besides this, candidates must fill the application form before the last date or they will be charged for a late submission. The details about AP PECET Application Form 2023 are given hereby:

  • The Application form is available online on the official website.
  • The candidates can submit the application form without a late fee by 05 September and the last date for submitting the application form with a late fee is 16 September.
  • Also, they need to submit their application form online only.
  • Candidates need to pay the application fee and apply for the exam online at the earliest so that they can avoid the last-minute rush.

AP PECET 2023 Application Fee

AP PECET Registration Fee
SC/STRs. 650 (+ Rs.500 in case of Late Application Form Submission)
General, OC/BCRs. 850 (+ Rs.500 in case of Late Application Form Submission)
Mode of Payment: 

Application Fee can be paid through either of these modes mentioned below:

1) AP ONLINE by cash 
  • Choose the nearest online center 
  • Visit the center with the following important details such as: 
  1.  Hall Ticket Number of the Qualifying Examination
  2. Name of the Candidate
  3. Date of Birth
  4. Mobile number
2) Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card

AP PECET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must carefully go through the AP PECET Eligibility Criteria 2023. Also, the candidates must make sure that they are eligible to apply before they start filling the application form. The details about AP PECET 2023 Eligibility Criteria are mentioned hereby:

  • Candidates must have Indian citizenship.
  • Also, they must belong to Andhra Pradesh state only.
Eligibility for B.P.Ed.(Two years):
  • Candidates must have appeared in the third-year degree examination or must have cleared their three years degree recognized by any University in A.P. or any other recognized equivalent University.
  • Besides this, they must have completed 19 years of age by 01 July 2023.
Eligibility for U.G.D.P.Ed. (Two years): 
  • Candidates must have either appeared or passed their Intermediate or must have completed an equivalent course recognized by Andhra Pradesh Government.
  • Also, they must have completed 16 years of age by 01 July 2023.

AP PECET 2023 Admit Card

All the candidates willing to appear in the AP PECET exam must carefully go through this section to know all about AP PECET 2023 Admit Card so that they can download it before the last date. Following are the details about AP PECET Admit Card 2023:

  • Candidates need to download their Hall Ticket online from the website (https://www.sche.ap.gov.in/pecet)
  • They will be able to download their admit card from the official website onwards.
  • Hall Ticket will contain important details such as the Name of the candidate, Date and time of the entrance exam, etc.
  • Also, candidates must take their admit cards with them on exam day. No candidates will be allowed to enter inside the exam hall without it.
  • It must be kept safely as it will be required in the future during the admission time.

List of Original Documents required at the time of Entrance Test

Candidates must take the original copy of the following documents mentioned below with them on the exam day:

  • Certificate of completion of any of these courses: U.G.D.P.Ed /Yoga / NIS / Sports Science / Sports
    Management / Sports Journalism / Basic Course in Adventure Sport/ Olympic Education.
  • Certificates of Merit in Sports
  • N.C.C.Certificate (B-Certificate/ C-Certificate)
  • A set of photocopy of all the above-mentioned certificates and the Admit Card.

AP PECET 2023 Examination Center

The exam will conduct at the following centers:

  • Acharya Nagarjuna University Campus,
  • Nagarjuna Nagar,
  • Guntur 
Note - the candidates have to attend the tests at their own expense on the date and time as specified in the hall ticket or admit card.

AP PECET 2023 Exam Pattern

All the candidates must have proper knowledge of the AP PECET exam pattern 2023. This information will help the candidates to accordingly prepare for the AP PECET entrance exam and hence qualify for this exam.

AP PECET 2023 Exam Pattern details are mentioned hereby:

The common entrance test 2020 for enrolling the candidates in U.G.D.P.Ed. (two years) & B.P.Ed.(Two years) Courses will consist of two parts:

1)  Physical EfficiencyTest
  • The maximum marks allotted will be 400.
  • Marks will be allotted for each of these events mentioned in the table below and for this conversion tables approved by the APPECET Committee will be used.
AP PECET Physical Efficiency Test
For Male candidates
For Female candidates
a) Compulsory events (No Option)
a) Compulsory events (No Option)



i) 100 meters run



100 Marks

i) 100 meters run

100 Marks

ii) Putting the shot (6Kgs.)


100 Marks


ii) Putting the shot (4 Kgs.)

100 Marks

iii) 800 meters run


100 Marks


iii)  400 meters run

100 Marks

iv) Long Jump / High Jump

100 Marks


iv) Long Jump / High Jump

100 Marks


  • Candidates need to choose either the Long Jump or High Jump.
  • They need to fill this option while filling the application form.
  • This option cannot be changed at the time of the entrance test.
2) Skill Test in Game
  • The maximum marks allotted will be 100.

The skills of the candidate will be assessed in any one of these following games which they have chosen:

AP PECET (Skill Test in Game)






Shuttle Badminton


Kho- Kho





  • If any candidates have not chosen any of these games mentioned in the table above while filling their applications, they will not be allowed to give the skill test. Hence they will lose the chance of appearing for a skill test of 100 marks.
  • Therefore, the application form must be filled properly and only one game must be chosen.
  • This option cannot be changed at the time of the entrance test.

AP PECET 2023 Preparation Tips

Following preparation tips will help the candidates to perform well in the exam:

  • Stress must be avoided.
  • Exercises must be done to maintain physical fitness.
  • Take a balanced diet
  • Avoid Junk Food.

AP PECET 2023 Result 

All the candidates can read this section to know about AP PECET Result 2023. The important information regarding AP PECET Result 2023 is given in this section below:

  • The result will be declared after one week after the last day of the physical tests. 
  • A merit list of qualified candidates will be released.
  • All those candidates who have secured the qualifying marks in the AP PECET entrance test and SC & ST category candidates to whom qualifying marks have not been prescribed will be assigned the ranks in the order of their merit based on the aggregate marks obtained by candidates in all the tests put together including incentive marks, if they have got any.

AP PECET 2023 Tie-Breaking Criteria

In the case of more than one candidate getting the same marks then the authority will follow the tie-breaking criteria to resolve the tie.

  • First of all, marks secured in the Physical Efficiency Test will be considered
  • In case of a tie again marks secured in Skill Test in Games will be considered. After that age of the candidate will be taken into consideration (priority will be given to the older candidate). If the tie still exists a common rank will be given.
  • During the time of admission, the tie will be resolved based on the marks in the qualifying exam (Intermediate or graduation as the case may be).
  • The Rank Card will be released after the declaration of the AP PECET Result. It can directly be downloaded from the official website.

APPECET 2023 Cutoff

APSCHE releases the minimum qualifying marks for the AP PECET. Candidates who have secured qualifying marks or more than qualifying marks are selected for the counseling process. Check the qualifying marks for AP PECET as per last year from below:

CategoryMinimum percentage minimum marks out of 500All (except SC / ST)30%150SC / STNo prescribed percentage–

AP PECET 2023 Counselling

The details about AP PECET Counselling 2023 are given in this section hereby:

  • Counselling rounds will be conducted through a Web-based counseling process.
  • The counseling date will be notified on the website and in newspapers.
  • Hence, newspaper notifications and a list of helpline centers must be followed.
  • The list containing the information about  AP PECET colleges list 2023, several seats in the course and category in each institution will be announced at the time of counseling.

AP PECET 2023 Highlights

Candidates can check the vital information regarding AP PECET 2023 from the below-given table:

Andhra Pradesh Physical Education Common Entrance Test
Exam Name

A.P. Physical Education Common Entrance Test 2023

Conducting Body


Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur


State - Level


U.G.D.P.Ed. & B.P.Ed.

AP PECET Official website


Exam Purpose 

To offer admission into the U.G.D.P.Ed. (two years) & B.P.Ed.(Two years) courses

A.P. Physical Education Common Entrance Test 2023

AP PECET 2023 is a State Level entrance exam conducted by Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur. The qualifying marks in the APPECET shall be 30% of the aggregate marks allotted for all the test items i.e. Physical EfficiencyTest 400 Marks and Skill Test in games - 100 Marks (Total of 500 Marks excluding incentive marks). There are no such criteria for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

Acharya Nagarjuna University Guntur

This University was founded in 1976 and is UGC affiliated. It is ranked 201-250 as per BRICS World Ranking. Acharya Nagarjuna University stands in the second position in Andhra Pradesh as per 4ICU and is located at NH16, Nagarjuna Nagar, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh 522510. 

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AP PECET Important Dates

Form Date06 Aug - 10 Sep 2023 (Tentative)
Admit card22 Sep 2023 (Tentative)
Exam Date24 Sep 2023 (Tentative)
Result06 Oct 2023 (Tentative)

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