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AP Polycet 2018 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility

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Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test (AP Polycet 2018) is conducted by the State Board of Technical Education & Training, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad. It is a state level entrance exam to screen the students for providing admission in the state. AP Polycet acts as a gateway for admission into various engineering and non-engineering Diploma courses. Through this exam, students can get admission in government aided and private unaided Polytechnic institutions. Students can check here the complete details of AP Polycet 2018.


The notification of AP POLYCET 2018 by The State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad will be released tentatively in March-April 2018. All the candidates who are interested in applying for it they can apply for it after the release of official notice. The main reason to conduct this examination is to provide admission to the deserving candidates in engineering, non-engineering and technological diploma courses. AP POLYCET gets conducted each year successfully at various places. A large numbers of candidates apply for this and then appear in this examination. This is one of the most popular entrance examinations within Andhra Pradesh.

AP Polycet 2018 - Important Dates

Events Dates 
Online application Date Starts from 3rd  week of March 2018
Last date for the submission of application form 2nd week of April 2018
Admit card availability 3rd  week of April 2018
Examination date 4th week of April 2018
Result Declaration 2nd  week of May 2018
Counseling starts from Last week of June 2018

AP Polycet 2018 - Exam Details

Examination Name – Polytechnic Common Entrance Test 2018
University Name – State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh
Examination Level – State Level
Duration for this written examination – 2 hours

AP Polycet 2018 - Application Form

Before filling the application form, students are advised to read the prospectus carefully:

  • Students can fill the application form through online mode.
  • Application form will be submitted only through online mode.
  • AP Polycet 2018 application form will be available from third week of March 2018.
  • Students are instructed to fill the application form before last date, i.e. second week of April 2018.
  • Fill all the details as per the guidelines given in the prospectus.

AP Polycet 2018 - Application Fee

  • The application fee can be remitted through online/mee seva/payment gateway/net banking/Help line centers (Polytechnics).
  • The application fee is Rs. 330 for every candidate.

AP Polycet 2018 - Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for AP PolyCET 2018 is given below:

  • Nationality: Student must be an Indian citizen.
  • Domicile: Students must have the domicile of Andhra Pradesh state. The student must qualify the qualifying exam from the schools of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Age: There is no age limit for appearing the exam.
  • Qualification Criteria: Students must have passed SSC exam conducted by the State Board of Secondary Education, Andhra Pradesh/ Telangana.
  • Those belonging to NIOS/CBSE/ICSE/ or equivalent exam recognized as equivalent to SSC by A.P. govt must be passed in all subjects including Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry with minimum 35% marks in each subject.
  • Appearing Candidates: Appearing students also eligible to apply.

AP Polycet 2018 - Exam Pattern

  • Mode: The exam will be conducted in offline (pen paper) mode.
  • Number of Questions: There will be 120 questions in the exam.
  • Type of Questions: The question will be of Multiple Choice Type questions.
  • Subjects: Subjects asked in the exam are Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • Duration: Total duration of exam will be 2 hours.
  • Negative Marking: Each question will carry equal marks. There is no negative marking.

Subjects No. of Questions
Physics 30
Chemistry 30
Mathematics 60
Total 120


AP Polycet 2018 - Syllabus

Physics: Units and dimensions, Work, Power, and Energy, Elements of vectors, Heat and Thermodynamics, Kinematics and Friction, Simple harmonic motion and acoustics, Reflection of Light, Refraction of Light at Plane Surface, Refraction of Light at Curved, Surface, Modern Physics.

Mathematics: Number System, Real Numbers, Linear Equations, Polynomials, Algebra, Quadratic Equations, Trigonometry, Progressions, Sets, Geometry, Coordinate Geometry, Surface Areas & Volume, Mensuration, Statistics, Mathematical Modelling, Probability.

Chemistry: Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding, Water Technology, Solutions, Fuels, Electro-Chemistry, Acids and Bases, Corrosion, Polymers, Environmental chemistry.

How To Prepare For AP Polycet 2018

  • Planning and Hard work are very important for every exam.
  • Firstly, make a timetable for your studies according to the syllabus.
  • Manage your time as per the subjects mentioned in the syllabus.
  • Choose the right study material available in the market or on the internet.
  • Practice from previous years question papers it will help you to understand the exam pattern, important topics and type of questions asked.
  • Prepare notes and gather the information that you feel important or tough.
  • To prepare well for the examination, you have to take care of your health.
  • Take the nutritious diet and do exercise and yoga to stay fit.
  • Motivate yourself until you reach the goal.

AP Polycet 2018 - HallTicket

Students can download the AP Polycet 2018 hall ticket from the website. To download the admit card, students have to enter their roll number. Admit card will be issued from the third week of April 2018. Without valid admit card, no student will be allowed to enter the examination hall.

AP Polycet 2018 - Answer Key

The board will generate AP Polycet answer key after the successful conduct of examination. Through answer key, students can evaluate their expected scores in entrance exam. The answer key will be available one/two week before the exam.

AP Polycet 2018 - Results

AP Polycet 2018 Result will be announced in the second week of May 2018. The result will be provided through online mode. The result will be published on the website. On the basis of result, a separate merit list will be prepared.

AP Polycet 2018 - Admission

After the announcement of the result, the information related to the counselling will be provided in leading newspapers/website. AP Polycet 2018 counselling will be commenced in the month of June/July. At the time of counselling, students have to make the choices for college and course in which they want to get admission. The admission will be provided according to the student’s preference and rank obtained in entrance exam.

Documents required for the counselling:

  • SSC Mark sheet and Passing certificate
  • HSC Mark sheet & Passing certificate
  • AP Polycet 2018 Hall Ticket & Rank Card/Score Card
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Passport size photographs
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Category Certificate