The APSET exam will take place on October 31st. The Andhra Pradesh University acts as the sole agency for APSET and conducts the Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET). According to the APSET selection procedure, candidates must appear on paper 1 and paper 2 at the same time. Candidates must choose the subjects they studied at the postgraduate level.
APSET Selection Process 2021
Step- I: The selection process for APSET 2021 will be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations set by the University Scholarship Committee (UGC). According to UGC rules, only 6% of candidates who pass the APSET 2021 exam are eligible to work as assistant professors at colleges or universities across the state.
Step- II: The reservation policy of Andhra Pradesh will be used to allocated reservations for different categories.
Step- III: For the General/EWS category, the candidates must appear in both the papers and secure at least 40% aggregate marks in both the papers taken together. For SC, ST, OBC (belonging to Non-Creamy Layer)/PWD and Transgender the aggregate must be at least 35%.
Step- IV: The number of candidates to be declared qualified in any subject for a particular category is derived as per the following methodology illustrated below:
APSET Minimum Qualifying Marks & Merit List
The APSET qualifying candidates must have the minimum marks (set by the agnecy itself) in both paper 1 and paper 2 combined. The minimum marks criteira will be different according to the categories i.e. general and reserved categories. To qualify for APSET the candidate must score equal or more than the cut off. After the APSET Exam is conducted, merit list is released of sucessful candidates. Check all the details about minimum marks to be obtained in APSET and the merit list.
Minimum marks in % to be obtained
40% Aggregate marks in all the two
papers took together
SC, ST, OBC (belonging to Non-Creamy Layer)/PWD and Transgender
35% Aggregate marks in all the two
papers took together
APSET Merit List
Andhra Pradesh University announces the APSET Merit List after the exam is completed. The merit list will have the list of all the qualifying candidates who will later be awarded with the APSET E-Certificate and will be eligible for Assistant Professor in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
APSET Exam Pattern 2021
Below in the table we have shared the APSET Exam Pattern. Please go through the pattern once. The APSET examination will be conducted on 31st October 2021.
|Paper||No. of questions||Duration||Session|
|Paper 1||50||1 Hour||1st - 09:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.|
|Paper 2||100||2 Hours||2nd - 11:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M.|
- Paper 1 is general in nature like UGC NET. It will consist of 50 questions. Each question is of 2 marks.
- Total marks for Paper 1 are 100.
- Paper 2 is subject-specific. It will consist of 100 questions. Each question is of 2 marks.
- Total marks for Paper 2 are 200.
- Total marks for both papers are 300.
- There is no negative marking.
We hope you all understood the selection procedure for APSET Exam 2021.