AP PolyCet 2024 Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Counselling

The State Board of Technical Education and Training, Amaravati is the exam organizing body of AP Polycet (Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test). The main purpose of AP Polycet is to choose the eligible candidates for admission to diploma level programs in various government, private, aided, un-aided and second shift polytechnic institutions in the state of Andhra Pradesh. In order to apply for AP PolyCET 2024, the candidate should be a domicile of the state of Andhra Pradesh. The examination body has set no age limit to appear for the exam. Candidates who are interested in getting admission to the desired course should ensure the correct application filling via the online process.

AP Polycet 2024 Highlights

Article Category Polytechnic Entrance
Level of Exam State level
Examination Name AP POLYCET
Conducting Authority SBTET, Andhra Pradesh
Issue of Notification March 2024
Qualification 10th / SSC
Examination conducted on May 2024
Official Website www.appolycet.nic.in

AP Polycet 2024 Important Dates

Activity Date (Tentative)
Starting of Online Applications Procedure March 2024
Last Date for Online Applications Procedure April 2024
Starting of Date Admit Card Download May 2024
Date of Examination May 2024
Release of Final Answer Key June 2024
Declaration of Results June 2024
Counselling Starts July 2024

Eligibility Requirements


  • An Indian National applicant will be eligible.


  • Candidates belonging to the state of Andhra Pradesh will be eligible to appear for AP Polycet.

Educational Qualification:

  • Those candidates who have passed high school/ SSC (Class 10th) or an equivalent examination from the state board of secondary education, Telangana/ Andhra Pradesh with Mathematics as a mandatory subject can appear for the exam.
  • It is necessary to secure at least 35% aggregate marks in the qualifying exam i.e. SSC/ 10th class.
  • Applicants who have passed the 10th class or high school exam from a board other than the State Board of Secondary Education, Telangana/  Andhra Pradesh should have obtained a minimum of 35% marks in Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry subjects individually shall be eligible.

AP Polycet 2024 Application Form

  • Applicants need to duly fill up and submit the application form via the online medium i.e. one can visit the authorized web portal of AP Polycet conducting authority.
  • The application form filling will be started after the release of the official notification. Candidates must make sure to log in to the authorized website and fill up the form by downloading it from the website. After the application is completely filled, candidates should submit the form through the online process.
  • After that upload, the passport-sized photograph and submit the form according to the specifications. If candidates have any queries related to the application, then you can visit the help center.
  • After the complete submission of the application form, candidates are advised to get a print copy of the application form.

Application fee

  • All the candidates who are eligible for the exam must necessarily have to pay Rs. 400/-
  • The payment of the application fee should be made at the nearest Meeseva/ Apolline/ net banking/ payment gateway (online)/ by cash at the helpline center.

Exam Pattern

  • Mode of examination: Offline (OMR based examination)
  • Type of Questions: Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions
  • Number of Questions: 120 questions
  • Duration of exam: 2 hours
  • Marking Scheme: Each question will be carrying 1 mark
  • Negative Marking: Not applicable

Distribution of questions and marks:

Subject Number of questions Maximum Marks
Mathematics 60 60
Physics 30 30
Chemistry 30 30
Total 120 questions 120 marks

AP PolyCET 2024 Results

The SBTET, Andhra Pradesh will regulate the entrance examination and evaluate the answer sheets accordingly for AP Polycet. The authority will likely announce the result by the last week of May (Expected) and the same will be hosted on the website of SBTETAP. A combined merit list along with the category-wise merit list for all the exam participants will be released. Participants will receive test wise rank according to the marks secured in the exam appeared.

AP PolyCET 2024 Counseling

The authority will conduct the counseling procedure a few weeks after the result is published. The board will organize the AP Polycet counseling session for every exam-qualified student through an online mode. For this, applicants can register themselves for the counseling procedure from the prescribed date and time.

AP Polycet counseling procedure will be conducted through various rounds including counseling registration, choice filling, seat allotment, and reporting in person. Candidates will be granted admission on the basis of their rank in the entrance test.  Once the seats are allotted to the candidates, they will be invited for confirming their seats/ admission. They need to report to the allotted center with the documents given below;

  • 10th mark sheet and certificate
  • 12th mark sheet and certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Passport size photographs
  • Transfer certificate
  • Category certificate, etc.

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