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AURCET/APRCET Answer Key 2021: Cut Off marks, How to download?

Updated On - February 09 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

AURCET/APRCET Answer Key 2021 will be declared by Andhra University on the official website- sche.ap.gov.in. Answer key will be released after the exam. The answer key will be released in the pdf to make it convinient for the candidates to download. The University will first release the preliminary answer key till a limited period of time for the candidates to check and tally their answers and challenge the answer key. After considering the errors and all the challenges, the university releases a final answer key along with result. The objections regarding the answer key can be submitted via e-mail only. For more details such as answer key process, response sheet etc. the candidates can read the full article.

AURCET/APRCET 2021 Important Dates

Candidates can take a look at all the APRCET 2021 Official dates below.

APRCET 2021 Answer KeyImportant Dates
APRCET 2021 exam date2nd week of Nov 2021
Release of APRCET answer key 20212nd week of Nov 2021
Last date to submit objection in the answer key2nd week of Nov 2021
APRCET 2021 final answer key releasing onTo be notified later
Declaration of APRCET 2021 resultTo be notified

APRCET  Answer Key 2021

There are some basic instructions for candidates regarding APRCET answer key.

  • APRCET 2021 answer key will be released through the online mode only on the official website.
  • All candidates are advised to download APRCET 2021 answer key pdf.
  • Applicants are advised that they must compare their answers with the APRCET 2021 answer key.
  • If any candidate has any objection with APRCET 2021 answer key, then they can challenge the answer key before the last date.
  • The challenge to the answer key has to be made through the email id.
  • Candidates can't make any objection on APRCET 2021 final answer keys.
  • All candidates are advised to check APRCET  2021 marking scheme before calculating the scores.

How to Calculate Marks using ARPCET 2021 Answer Key?

By using the answer key for APRCET, candidates can calculate their scores. Check the marking scheme given below for APRCET 2021. The candidates can calculate the marks by  adding the total number of correct answers and deducting wrong marks, in case of incorrect answers. The steps to calculate the scores for APRCET 2021 is mentioned below.For calculating the marks, it is important to be aware of the marking scheme. Check the marking scheme for APRCET given below.

  • There are 90 questions in Part A
  • There are 90 questions in Part B
  • +1 for the correct answers
  • -1/6 in case of wrong answers
Score= (Total no. of correct answers X  1) - (1/6 X incorrect answers)


How to download APRCET 2021 Answer Key?

Answer Key is that tool through which candidates can have an idea of their scores before the actual announcement of result. Candidates can follow the steps below for downloading the Answer Key.

  • Step 1: Click on the link mentioned above or go to the official website
  • Step 2: Then, search for the link of APRCET 2021 answer key and click on that.
  • Step 3: After finding the answer key, download the pdf of your respective set.
  • Step 4: Candidates can now tally their marks.

APRCET 2021 Cut Off Marks 

For qualifying the test, the candidates need to get the minimum qualifying marks prescribed by the governing authority.

  • Gnereal Category- 50%
  • SC/ST/OBC/PH- 45%

How to Challenge APRCET Answer Key 2021?

Candidates who appeared for the exam, and after reciving the answer key may challenge the answer key if they are not satisfied with the answers indicated in the answer key. The candidates can make the objection for answer key through th email id only. Alongwith the objection, a proper document must be submitted for justifying the objections. The university will charge no fees for the objection.

Importance of ARPCET Answer Key 2021

Some of the prime advantages of using the answer key are as follows: 

  • Students can calculate and estimate their ARP CET score even before the announcement of official result.
  • They can assess and predict their chances of selection in a particular course or college with this estimation.
  • The score can be compared with opening and closing ARPCET 2021 cutoff for selection probability assessment.
  • Estimated score can also be fed into a rank predictor tool to find out the approximate rank in the exam.

APRCET 2021 Final Answer Key

Final answer key for APRCET 2021 is released on the official website of Andhra University after considering the errors in APRCET 2021 preliminary answer key. The university first releases the provisional answer key and then, final answer key is released. It must be noted that objections against only the preliminary answer key are taken into consideration. Once, the final answer key is published the university does not accepts the objections. APRCET 2021 final answer key releases along with the result for APRCET.

APRCET 2021 Response Sheet

For candidates who are in doubt about their answers being responded by them at the time of examination. Then they can download the Online response sheet of their answers by entering their the hall ticket number and mobile number. The same response sheet can be used while tallying the answers from the answer key. It is important to note that there is no provision of rechecking of answers again.

APRCET 2021 Result

Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test 2021 Result releases online at sche.ap.gov.in. Candidates can APRCET 2021 Results by providing their mobile number and date of birth. After the declaration of the result for the entrance test, the shortlisted candidates are required to appear for the interview wherin, the questions about their research are asked. The interview is of 20 marks. The candidates need to satisfy the minimum qualifiying criteria in order to take admission. The admission in the university and in the particular course is done as per the marks in the entrance test and the marks secured in the interview.


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