APSET Eligibility Criteria 2022: Check AP SET Age Limit, Educational Qualification 

APSET Eligibility Criteria 2022: Check AP SET Age Limit, Educational Qualification 

ByAshwani Tyagi  |  Updated on: Feb 2, 2022
Andhra Pradesh University releases the notification for Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET 2022). Check the complete information of the APSET recruitment 2022 like exam pattern, syllabus, eligibility criteria and more here
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APSET Eligibility Criteria 2022 is expected to be the same as the previous years'. Candidates are expected to check the eligibility criteria set by the authorities for the APSET exam before applying. Not adhering to the criteria may end up in the cancellation of candidature.

APSET eligibility is based on criteria like education qualification and age limit. Candidates can check out all the necessary information about the APSET eligibility criteria 2022 below.

APSET Eligibility Criteria 2022 Overview

Candidates must note their eligibility for applying AP SET exam 2022. The Andhra Pradesh University will soon release the notification for APSET 2022 exam. 

In order to apply for the APSET exam, it is crucial that the candidates meet the eligibility criteria for APSET 2022. So, here is the detailed APSET Eligibility Criteria and the details of educational qualification and age limit for APSET. Refer to the article below to read the APSET eligibility conditions. 

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No Upper Age Limit for APSET

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have received a minimum of 55 per cent in their Master's degree or equivalent test from a UGC-accredited university or college.



Number of Attempts

There is no limitation on the number of Attempts for APSET 2022.

APSET Eligibility 2022- Age limit

There is no upper age limit for applying for APSET. A Master's Degree is the minimum educational requirement for APSET. As a result, you must have sufficient experience to enrol in a Master's degree programme. According to the Andhra Government, there is no upper age limit for this exam.

APSET Eligibility 2022- Educational Qualification

Candidates who have obtained a score of at least 55% (without rounding off) in a master's degree or equivalent exam from a UGC-recognized university/institution are eligible to take this exam. As per the 

  • Candidates in the backward class (BC)/Scheduled caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST) / transgender/handicapped (PwD) category with a master's degree or equivalent examination with at least 50% (without rounding off) are eligible to take this test.
  • Candidates who are still pursuing Master's or equivalent courses, candidates who have taken a qualified Master's exam but are still awaiting results, or candidates whose qualification exams have been postponed can also apply for this exam. However, such candidates will be admitted temporarily, and only if they pass a master's degree or equivalent exam and score at least 55% (BC / SC / ST / PwD / transgender category candidates). Such candidates must complete a master's degree or equivalent exam within two years from the date of the SET result and complete the required percentage of the score, otherwise, they will be considered disqualified.
  • It is recommended that candidates only appear in their post-graduation subjects. Candidates whose subjects are not included in the SET subject list may appear in the corresponding subjects.
  • Candidates do not need to send any certificates/documents to prove their qualifications to the APSET office, nor do they need to print their application form (confirmation page).

APSET Eligibility Exemptions

  • A relaxation of 5% in the minimum marks required, will be provided to SC/ST/OBC/Transgender candidates. 
  • Degree holders with a PhD who completed the master's examination prior to September 19, 1991 (regardless of the announcement date of the result) must be eligible for a 5% relaxation.
  • NET/SET/SLET will continue to be the minimum qualifications for the recruitment and appointment of assistant professors at universities/colleges/institutions. In this regard, the NET/SET/SLET exemption will be subject to UGC regulations and amendments notified from time to time by the Indian Gazette.

APSET Exam Eligibility FAQs

  • There is no minimum age limit for APSET exam 2022.

  • The candidate should have at least 55% marks.

  • The eligibility criteria for APSET 2022 is a postgraduate degree with at least 55% marks.


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