APSET 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern

APSET 2023: The online application form of the Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET) will be released by Andhra University on the official website, apset.net.in. APSET will be held at 6 regional centers for 30 subjects, including a new subject visual art. It is a state-level test conducted to determine eligibility for a Lectureship and Assistant Professor. Candidates who have a Master’s degree can appear in APSET 2023. More details about APSET 2023 is given in the following article.

APSET 2023: Important Dates

Release of notification 4th week of July 2023
Submission of Online application form starts from 1st week of August 2023
Last date to apply without late fee 2nd week of September 2023
Last date to apply with late fee of
Rs 1000 3rd week of September 2023
Rs 2000 4th week of September 2023
Rs 5000 1st week of October 2023
Issuance of admit card 2nd week of October 2023
Exam date 3rd week of October 2023
Availability of answer keys Last week of October 2023
Declaration of results 3rd week of November 2023

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applying candidate should have completed a Master’s degree with at least 55% marks (50% marks for Backward Classes / Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) / persons with disability (PWD) category candidates).
  • Appearing candidates for a Master’s degree can also appear in APSET.
  • Such candidates are required to complete Masters with requisite marks within two years of the date of SET result.
  • Ph.D. degree holders will be eligible for 5% relaxation.
  • There is no upper age limit for applying for APSET.
  • Candidates having a PG degree/diploma from an Indian university or institute, or foreign degree /diploma/certificate by a foreign university or institute, should check the equivalence of their certificate with a Master’s degree in recognized Indian universities from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • The previously qualified UGC NET or APSET candidates cannot apply in the same subject in which they had qualified.

APSET 2023 Application Form

The interested and eligible candidates for APSET 2023 can fill in and submit the online application form from the official website. Application form submission is completely online. Visit the official website apset.net.in to fill the form. Check for the apply online link and click on it. Fill in all the required details asked including personal, exam choices related, educational qualifications, communication details. Upload images such as photographs, signature, caste/disability certificate. Pay the application fee as given below to complete the application form. Submit the form after checking all details are correct.

Application Fee

Category Fee (in Rs)
General 1200
BC 1000
SC / ST / PWD 700
  • Candidates can pay the fee via credit card, debit card, net banking at the online payment gateway.

Exam Pattern

  • The exam will be held in offline mode.
  • The exam comprises three separate papers which will consist of multiple-choice type questions (MCQs).
  • 2 marks will be given for each question.
  • The medium of the Question Paper will be English & Telugu.
  • There will be no negative marking.
  • Aspirants can check the examination pattern from the table below.
Session Paper Marks No. of Questions Duration
First I (9:30 am to 10:45 am) 100 60 (At least 50 must attempt) 75 minutes
Second II (11:15 am to 12:30 pm) 100 50 (All are Compulsory) 75 minutes
Third III (2 pm to 4:30 pm) 150 75 (All are Compulsory) 150 minutes

Exam Centers

  • Andhra University will conduct the exam of APSET 2023 at the following 6 regional centers: Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Guntur, Nellore, Ananthapur, and Tirupati.

Subjects in APSET 2023

Law Sociology Physical Sciences
Urdu Sanskrit Political Science
Hindi Management Physical Education
Telugu Philosophy Environmental Science
Commerce Psychology Mathematical Sciences
Economics Social Work Public Administration
Education Anthropology Computer Science & Application
English Visual Arts Library and Information Science
Geography Life Sciences Journalism and Mass Communications
History Chemical Sciences Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Science

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Cut Off

  • The minimum marks required to qualify for the exam are known as the cut-off.
  • There is no pre-fixed cut-off for Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test.
  • Cut off will depend upon various factors like difficulty level of exam, number of candidates, and so on.
  • The cut-off will be available after the result, you can check past year cut-offs below.
Name of subject UR BC-A SC ST
Anthropology 51.33 46.67 48 37.33
Economics 49.33 42.67 43.33 40
Geography 50.67 40.67 44.67 36
Hindi 48.67 44.67 44 42.67
Sociology 50.67 43.33 43.33 40.67

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