APSET 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

APSET 2023: Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test is a state-level test which is organized for the post of Assistant Professor and Lectureship. Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam is the official authority that is responsible for conducting the test. Candidates who hold a master’s degree are eligible to appear for APSET. The application for the same will soon be eligible on the official website www.apset.net.in. The exam is going to be held at 6 regional centers. Candidates must read all the eligibility criteria before registering online.

APSET 2023 Highlights

Conducting body Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam
Name of the Exam APSET
Level of Exam State Level
Exam Purpose For the post of Assistant Professor and Lectureship
Exam Type Entrance Test
Entrance Test Date October 2023
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Offline
Official Website apset.net.in

APSET 2023 Important Dates

Events Dates (Tentative)
Online registration starts from 1st week of August 2023
Last date of submitting the form September 2023
Admit card issue date 2nd week of October 2023
Entrance exam date 3rd week of October 2023
Result declaration 3rd week of November 2023

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have completed their master’s degree with a minimum of 55% marks. There is 5% of relaxation in marks for SC/ ST/ PWD/ OBC category candidates.
  • Candidates who are going to appear in the examination of their final year of post-graduation can also apply.
  • Transgender candidates have to secure at least 50 % marks in a master’s degree.
  • Candidates having a Ph.D. degree will also be eligible with 5% of relaxation in marks.
  • Applicants can only appear in the subject that they have studied in post-graduation.
  • There is no such upper age limit specified for APSET.
  • The candidates who have previously qualify UGC NET or APSET are not eligible to apply in the same subject in which they had qualified.
  • Those applicants who have a Master’s degree/ diploma from an Indian/ Foreign University need to check the equivalence of their degree/ diploma/ certificate with the master’s degree recognized by the Indian Universities from AIU, New Delhi.

APSET 2023 Application Form

  • The Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam is responsible for making the online application form available.
  • Candidates have the facility to visit the official website of APSET and fill the form.
  • For registration, candidates have to provide their valid email id and mobile number.
  • Once registered, candidates have to provide the valid basic details that are asked in the application form.
  • Along with this, you have to attach the requisite documents online in the application form.
  • After you have successfully uploaded the documents, pay the requisite application fee.
  • Upon successful submission of the application form, take out its hard copy.

Application Fee

Category Application fee
General/ OBC category Rs.1200/-
SC/ ST/ PWD/ Transgender category Rs. 700/-

Exam Pattern

Paper 1

  • Examination Mode: The APSET examination mode will be offline (Pen and Paper-based test).
  • Language: It will be organized in English and Telugu language.
  • Marking: There is no negative marking in Paper 1.
  • Duration of Exam: The exam’s duration is 1 hour (Morning session).
  • Type of Questions: There will be Objective Based Questions in Paper 1.
  • Total Questions: There will be 50 questions with 100 marks in Paper 1.
  • Total Subjects: There will be total 4 subjects in the exam as Reasoning Ability, Comprehension, Divergent Thinking, General Awareness

Paper 2

  • Examination Mode: The paper 2 modes will be offline (Pen and Paper-based test).
  • Language: It will be organized in English, only some will contain bilingual.
  • Marking: There is no negative marking in Paper 2.
  • Duration of Exam: The exam’s duration is 2 hours (Afternoon session).
  • Type of Questions: There will be Objective Based Questions in Paper 2.
  • Total Questions: There will be 100 questions with 200 marks in Paper 2.
  • Total Subjects: Subject will be Elective/ Field as per candidate’s preference.

Exam Centers

The Andhra University will organize exams at 6 regional centers which are:

  • Visakhapatnam
  • Rajahmundry
  • Guntur
  • Nellore
  • Ananthapur
  • Tirupati

APSET 2023 Result

  • Andhra University will publish the result for the exam.
  • The officials will release the result on the official website- www.apset.net.in.
  • Candidates just need to access the official web page and tap on the “APSET Score” on the student’s dashboard.
  • They have to then fill in their Admit Card No., Date of Birth, and Security Key, and then click on Submit option.
  • Now, the candidates will be able to see their scores/ results.
  • Candidates are suggested to download their results/scorecards for further reference.

As per the UGC Rules and Regulations, only those 6% of candidates who qualify for the APSET will be eligible for the position of Assistant Professor or Lecturer in a College or University. Therefore, candidates are advised to perform best in the entrance test for the final selection.

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Question: Where can candidates apply for APSET?

Ans. The authorized web portal to apply is www.apset.net.in.

Question: What is the entrance exam date for APSET 2023?

Ans. The entrance test is scheduled to be held in the third week of October 2023 tentatively.

Question: What is the examination mode for the APSET exam 2023?

Ans. The mode of the exam will be offline i.e. pen and paper-based.

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