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Organisation : State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh
Entrance Exam : POLYCET-2018 AP – Polytechnic Common Entrance Test
Date of Examination : 28/04/2018
Home Page : https://polycetap.nic.in/Default.aspx
POLYCETAP Polytechnic Common Entrance Test
The State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada will conduct “Polytechnic Common Entrance Test (POLYCET)” for the candidates seeking admission in to all Diploma Courses in Engineering / Non Engineering/Technology offered at Polytechnics / institutions (including Aided and Unaided Private Polytechnics / Institutions running as 2nd shift in Pvt. Engineering Colleges) in Andhra Pradesh State for the academic year 2018 – 2019.
Related : POLYCET 2015 Pattern & Syllabus Polytechnic Common Entrance Test AP SBTET : www.entrance.net.in/1128.html
** Candidate shall be an Indian National
** Candidate should belong to the State of Andhra Pradesh as defined in G.O.(P).No. 646, Education (w) Dept., dated 10-07-1979 and its subsequent amendments.
** Candidates should have passed S.S.C. Examination conducted by State Board of Secondary Education, Andhra Pradesh/ Telangana or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the Board of Secondary Education, A.P/TS. such as Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE), Indian Council for Secondary Education(ICSE), National Institute of Open School (NIOS), A.P. Open School Society (APOSS), X class examination conducted by various State Boards of Secondary Education in India with Mathematics as one of the subjects, and obtained at least 35% marks in the qualifying examination.
** Candidates belonging to NIOS/APOSS/CBSE/ICSE/OTHER Examinations recognized as equivalent to SSC by A.P. Govt. SHOULD HAVE PASSED ALL THE SUBJECTS including Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, with minimum of 35% Marks in each subject.
** Candidates who appeared or are appearing for SSC or equivalent examination being held in March/April-2018, and whose results are yet to be declared can also appear for POLYCET-2018.
** There is no age restriction for appearing for POLYCET-2018. However maximum eligible age for obtaining a scholarship, the guidelines prescribed in Memo No. 10537/SW(Edn.2)/2011, and issued from time to time by Social Welfare (Edn.) Department shall apply.
** Mere appearing for POLYCET-2018 and obtaining a merit rank does not entitle a candidate to be considered for admission automatically unless the candidate fulfils the requirements laid down for admission.
Commencement of filing of online application : 19/03/2018
Last date for sale of POLYCET booklet and filing of online application: 13/04/2018
Date of conduct of POLYCET-2018 : 28/04/2018 Time: 11.00 AM to 1.00 PM
Modes of Application Submission
** Help Line Centers
** Aponline Centers
** Online :
Through payment gate way
Steps in Application Submission
** Fill details in the Application Form
** Upload Photo & Signature
** Pay Application fee
** Download Hall Ticket
Fill in the Application form as guidelines
** First fill the 10th Class Hall ticket No., Year of pass and Date of Birth.
** Fill your name as per school records with one letter for each box. Leave a gap between parts of your name.
** Fill your father’s name
** Fill in your date of birth in DD MM YYYY [Date /Month/Year] format.
** Fill in your address details (House number, Village/street, Mandal /town/city, District, PIN code, mobile number for correspondence.
** Fill in the place where you would like to appear for Examination. Refer the table of Examination/ help line centers.
** Enter the area code to which you are local to Andhra Pradesh (Refer Annexure-II).
** Enter your reservation category (BC/SC/ST) [Refer Annexure-IV]
** Enter your special category, if any (CAP/SP/PH/NCC).
** Fill in minority community details (Other than Hindu) as entered in your school records.
** Fill in your willingness to appear the examination in Urdu medium. Examination in Urdu medium will be conducted only at Guntur and Nandyal centers.
** Sign the declaration with regard to your physical fitness to pursue the polytechnic courses.
** The filled in application form with photograph affixed (Do not stapled and Do not sign on the photo) and duly signed by Parent/Guardian should be submitted to the computer operator at the nearest Aponline/Meeseva/Payment gateway/Net Banking/Help Line center with a cash payment of Rs 350/-.