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Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test

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APSET 2022 Exam Pattern: Question Distribution, Subjects and Paper Pattern

Updated On - June 22 2022 by Srishti Pandey

APSET 2022 Exam pattern will be released by Andhra University. APSET entrance exam 2022 will be conducted in the second week of December 2022. APSET is a State-Level Entrance Exam conducted by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on behalf of the Government of Andhra Pradesh held once in a year. Candidates get all the important details related to the APSET exam pattern in this article like mode of exam, medium, marks, question distribution, etc.

APSET 2022 Exam Pattern

Exam pattern of Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET) 2022 is given in the mentioned below points:

  • Mode of Exam: APSET entrance exam will be conducted in offline(Pen and Paper) mode.
  • Type of Questions: The exam paper consists of multiple-choice questions.
  • The medium of exam: English and Telugu both for Paper 1 and English for Paper 2.
  • Duration: Paper 1 is 60 Minute(1 hour) and Paper 2 is 120 Minutes(2 Hours)
  • Negative Marking: There is no negative marking
  • The total number of questions: Paper 1 is 50 and Paper 2 is 100 questions.
  • Marking: Candidates get 2 marks for each correct answer in both papers.
  • Total marks: Paper 1 is 100 and Paper 2 is 200.

APSET 2022 Section-wise Question Distribution

APSET Section-wise question distribution is mentioned in the below table, so candidates check it carefully:

APSET 2022 Question distribution
Section(Paper 1)Number of Questions
Research Aptitude5
Higher Education System 5
Data Interpretation5
Logical Reasoning5
Communication5
Teaching Aptitude5
Comprehension5
Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude5
Information and Communication Technology5
People, Environment and Development5
Subjects Candidates can select for APSET 2022 Exam
  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Commerce
  • Computer Science & Application
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
  • Hindi
  • Journalism and Mass Communications
  • Law
  • Life Sciences
  • Library and Information Science
  • Management
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physical Education
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Sanskrit
  • Sociology
  • Social Work
  • Telugu
  • Urdu
  • Visual Arts
Candidates can also check: APSET 2022 Syllabus

APSET Syllabus for Paper-I

The important topics in the APSET Paper I are as follows:

  • Unit 1: Teaching Aptitude
  • Unit 2: Research Aptitude
  • Unit 3: Comprehension
  • Unit 4: Communication
  • Unit 5:Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
  • Unit 6: Logical Reasoning
  • Unit 7: Data Interpretation
  • Unit 8: Information and Communication Technology
  • Unit 9: People, Development and Environment
  • Unit 10: Higher Education System

APSET Syllabus for Paper-II

The syllabus for some of the most sought subjects in APSET is tabulated below:

SubjectImportant Units
History
  • Unit 1: Archaeological and Literary sources, Indus/Harappa Civilization, Vedic/Later Vedic Period, Expansion of States
  • Unit 2: Rise of Empires, Dissolution of Empire and Emergence of Regional Powers, Gupta Vakataka age,
  • Unit 3: Emergence of Regional Kingdoms across India, Growth of Brahminical religions, Arab contracts
  • Unit 4: Medieval Indian History, Rise of the Marathas & the foundation of Swaraj by Shivaji
  • Unit 5: Administration & Economy under the Sultanate and Mughals
  • Unit 6: Society and Culture, Art and Architecture
  • Unit 7: Modern Indian History
  • Unit 8: Colonial Economy, Tribal and Peasant Movements
  • Unit 9: Rise of Indian Nationalism
  • Unit 10: Historical Method, Methodology, Research and Historiography
Commerce
  • Unit 1: Business Environment and International Business
  • Unit 2: Accounting and Auditing
  • Unit 3: Business Economics
  • Unit 4: Business Finance
  • Unit 5: Business Statistics and Research Methods
  • Unit 6: Human Resource Management and Business Management
  • Unit 7: Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Unit 8: Marketing Management
  • Unit 9: Legal Aspects of Business
  • Unit 10: Income-tax and Corporate Tax Planning
Economics
  • Unit 1: Micro Economics
  • Unit 2: Macro Economics
  • Unit 3: Statistics and Econometrics
  • Unit 4: Mathematical Economics
  • Unit 5: International Economics
  • Unit 6: Public Economics
  • Unit 7: Money and Banking
  • Unit 8: Growth and Development Economics
  • Unit 9: Environmental Economics and Demography
  • Unit 10: Indian Economy
English
  • Unit 1: Drama
  • Unit 2: Poetry
  • Unit 3: Fiction, Short Story
  • Unit 4: Non-Fictional Prose
  • Unit 5: Language: Basic concepts, theories and pedagogy. English in Use.
  • Unit 6: English in India: history, evolution and futures
  • Unit 7: Cultural Studies
  • Unit 8: Literary Criticism
  • Unit 9: Literary Theory post World War II
  • Unit 10: Research Methods and Materials in English
Geography
  • Unit 1 - Geomorphology
  • Unit 2 - Climatology
  • Unit 3- Oceanography
  • Unit 4- Geography of Environment
  • Unit 5 - Population and Settlement Geography
  • Unit 6 - Geography of Economic Activities and Regional Development
  • Unit 7 - Social, Cultural, and Political Geography
  • Unit 8 - Geographic Thought
  • Unit 9 - Geographical Techniques
  • Unit 10- Geography of India
Political Science
  • Unit 1: Political Theory
  • Unit 2: Political Thought
  • Unit 3: Indian Political Thought
  • Unit 4: Comparative Political Analysis
  • Unit 5: International Relations
  • Unit 6: India’s Foreign Policy
  • Unit 7: Political Institutions in India
  • Unit 8: Political Processes in India
  • Unit 9: Public Administration
  • Unit 10: Governance and Public Policy in India
Life Sciences
  • Unit 1: Molecules and their Interaction Relevant to Biology
  • Unit 2: Cellular Organization
  • Unit 3: Fundamental Processes
  • Unit 4: Cell Communication and Cell Signaling
  • Unit 5: Developmental Biology
  • Unit 6: System Physiology – Plant
  • Unit 7: System Physiology – Animal
  • Unit 8: Inheritance Biology
  • Unit 9: Diversity of Life Forms
  • Unit 10: Ecological Principles
  • Unit 11: Evolution and Behavior
  • Unit 12: Applied Biology
  • Unit 13: Methods in Biology
Philosophy
  • Unit 1: Classical Indian: Epistemology and Metaphysics
  • Unit 2: Classical Western: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern: Epistemology and Metaphysics
  • Unit 3: Indian Ethics
  • Unit 4: Western Ethics
  • Unit 5: Contemporary Indian Philosophy
  • Unit 6: Recent Western Philosophy
  • Unit 7: Social and Political Philosophy: Indian
  • Unit 8: Social and Political Philosophy: Western
  • Unit 9: Logic
  • Unit 10: Applied Philosophy
Sociology
  • Unit 1: Sociological Theory
  • Unit 2: Research Methodology and Methods
  • Unit 3: Basic Concepts and Institutions
  • Unit 4: Rural and Urban Transformations
  • Unit 5: State, Politics and Development
  • Unit 6: Economy and Society
  • Unit 7: Environment and Society
  • Unit 8: Family, Marriage and Kinship
  • Unit 9: Science, Technology and Society
  • Unit 10: Culture and Symbolic Transformations

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