AP ECET 2024: Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test

AP ECET 2023: For diploma holders of Engineering, Technology, Pharmacy, and B.Sc (Mathematics) degree holders, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur conduct AP ECET (Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test). It is a state-level entrance exam which is managed on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education. The admissions will be offered to the second year of B.E./B.Tech/B.Pharmacy courses in state universities. Candidates can get detailed information about AP ECET 2023 in the article below with also the exam pattern and counselling details.

AP ECET 2023 Important Dates

Releasing of notification 3rd week of February 2023
Starting of online application form 4th week of February 2023
Last date to submit the application without late fee 4th week of March 2023
Availability of hall ticket 3rd week of April 2023
Commencement of Exam 1st week of May 2023
Publication of result and final answer key 3rd week of May 2023
Releasing of rank card 4th week of May 2023
Commencement of counselling 4th week of June 2023

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applying candidates must be an Indian citizen.
  • Candidate must possess Andhra Pradesh state domicile and satisfy the local/non-local status laid down by the AP government.
  • Diploma in B.Tech/Pharmacy from the State Board of Technical Education of Andhra Pradesh or any other with 45% marks (40% marks for reserved category) is required to fill the application form.
  • Candidate passed 3-years of B.Sc Degree or its equivalent with Mathematics as one of the subjects from a recognized University in the state with 45% marks (40% marks for reserved category) are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who are pursuing a Diploma course will be eligible for the relevant B.E./B.Tech./B. Pharmacy degree.

AP ECET 2023 Application Form

The AP ECET Application Form filling process starts from the fourth week of February. The application form will be accepted through online mode only. Candidates will be required to upload the scanned passport size photograph (size should be of 30KB) and signature (20KB) in the prescribed format. The application form will be allowed to fill until the fourth week of March 2023.

Application Fee

  • The application fee will be Rs. 500/- for all candidates.
  • The fee can be paid at AP Online Centres in AP and also through payment gateway (Credit/Debit Cards/Net Banking).

Exam Pattern

  • The written test will be conducted in online mode (CBT).
  • It will consist of objective type question.
  • The whole paper contains 200 questions.
  • It will be for about 3 hours.
  • The exam will be asked in the English language only.
  • The question paper will be of 200 marks for all courses.
  • 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer.

Exam Pattern for Engineering:

Subject Maximum Marks
Mathematics 50
Physics 25
Chemistry 25
All engineering branches 100
Total 200

Exam Pattern for B.Sc Mathematics:

Subjects Maximum Marks
Mathematics 100
Analytical Ability 50
Communicative English 50
Total 200

Exam Pattern for Pharmacy:

Subjects Maximum Marks
Pharmaceutics 50
Pharmaceutical Chemistry 50
Pharmacognosy 50
Pharmacology 50
Total 200

AP ECET 2023 Admit Card

  • Candidates can download the admit card through the online mode only.
  • The downloading of admit card will be started from the third week of April 2023.
  • The admit card can be accessed by entering the date of birth or application number.


  • The exam conducting authority will publish the result along with the final answer key in the third week of May 2023.
  • The rank card will be published in the fourth week of May 2023.
  • Candidates can get their rank card through online mode.
  • Qualified candidates will be called for the counseling on the basis of prepared merit.

AP ECET 2023 Counselling

AP ECET Counseling will be started from the third week of June 2023. A web-based counseling will be conducted by the APSCHE where candidates have to verify their documents and fill the choices of stream/colleges. The qualified candidates have to attend the certificate verification in any one of the 18 Help Line Centres indicated in the information brochure. The seats will be allotted as per the marks obtained by the candidates.

Certificates required at the time of verification:

  • AP ECET 2023 hall ticket and rank card
  • Diploma/Degree mark sheets
  • Provisional Diploma/Degree mark sheets
  • Residence certificate for preceding 7 years of the Qualifying examination i.e. Diploma/Degree.
  • Andhra Pradesh Residence Certificate
  • Aadhar Card
  • Income certificate of parents from all sources issued on or after 01.01.2014 or White Ration card.
  • Proof of Date of birth (SSC or equivalent certificate)
  • Study Certificate from IV to Diploma/7th to Degree to B. Sc. Maths candidates
  • Integrated Community Certificate
  • Candidates claiming reservation under NCC/Sports/ PH/ CAP/Minority shall bring the original relevant certificates.

AP ECET 2023 Syllabus

  • The syllabus will be provided as per the course for which the candidate has applied.
  • The exam will contain the topics and subjects of the respective qualifying examination.
  • For engineering courses, the syllabus will contain the class 11th & 12th PCM subjects.
  • For B.Sc (Mathematics), the syllabus will be comprised of Mathematics, Communicative English & Analytical Ability.

AP ECET 2023 Important Points

  • The notification regarding AP ECET will be published in the third week of February 2023.
  • No document will be attached to the online application form.
  • The fee can be submitted at AP Online Centres in AP and also through Credit/Debit Cards/Net Banking.
  • Other state candidates cannot apply for this exam.
  • There is no age limit to apply in any of the courses.
  • There is no provision for negative marking.
  • The exam will be conducted in online mode.

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