AP DEECET 2021 Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus and Paper Pattern

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AP DEECET is popularly known as “Andhra Pradesh Diploma in Elementary Education Common Entrance Test”. The exam is conducted for those students who intend to take admission in two years Diploma in Education at Government District Institutions in Andhra Pradesh. AP DEECET 2021 will be conducted from June 23 to June 24, 2021 (tentatively).

Facts about AP DEECET 2021

  • Those who have completed their 10+2 or its equivalent examination from board of Andhra Pradesh/ Telangana are only allowed to appear for the examination.
  • The exam is conducted through online mode only in 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Paper is divided into two different parts i.e. Part A and Part B. Part A, is common for all the students but from Part B, Students have to choose any one subject from Mathematics, Physical Science, Biological Science and Social Studies. 

AP DEECET 2021 Highlights

Conducting Body School Education Department of Andhra Pradesh
Mode of AP DEECET 2021 Exam Online (Computer based test)
Official Website deepcetap.cgg.gov.in
Duration of AP DEECET 2021 Exam 2 Hours and 30 Minutes
Eligibility Must have completed 10+2 or equivalent examination from intermediate board of Andhra Pradesh/ Telangana
Courses Offered Diploma in Education (D.Ed)

AP DEECET 2021 Exam Dates

All the examination dates will be announced online soon at the official website of Government of Andhra Pradesh School of Education Department. The following table shows the important dates related to all the events:

Events Dates (Tentative)
Starting date for submission of Online application form May 21, 2021 
Last date for submission of Online Application Form June 10, 2021
Last Date for payment of application fee through Online June 09, 2021
Last Date of receipt of filled in application through Online June 09, 2021
Generation of Hall tickets June 16, 2021 
Hall ticket download June 19, 2021
AP DEECET 2021 Exam Date June 23-24, 2021
Announcement of Results June 30, 2021
Counselling for First Phase November 24, 2021
Counselling for Second Phase To be announced
Special Counselling To be announced
First Instruction  Day December 31, 2021

AP DEECET 2021 Counselling

Student’s final selection will be based on the counselling round. Shortlisted candidates will only be called for the counselling. Counselling will be conducted through online mode only. Counselling for the eligible candidates will be started on November 24, 2021 (tentatively). AP DEECET 2021 Seat Allotment list will be released on December 02, 2021 (tentatively). 

  • After the allotment list is released, Candidates will have to download AP DEECET Admission letter.
  • Provisional Admission Letter can be downloaded from Official Website using Hall Ticket Number & Date of Birth.
  • Certificate verification for AP DEECET 2021 will be open from Dec 03 – 07, 2021 (tentatively)

AP DEECET 2021 Counselling Dates

Event Dates (Tentative)
Submission of Web Options November 24, 2021
AP DEECET Seat Allotment Nov 30 – Dec 01, 2021
Provisional Allotment Letter Releases November 02, 2021
Verifications of Certificate and Final Admission Letter  December 03-07, 2021
1st Instruction Day December 31, 2021

Students have to follow the below-mentioned counselling process in order to register for counselling:

  • Visit the official website of AP DEECET.
  • Search and click on the link related to Web Counselling Process.
  • Register and start filling the colleges choice
  • Now pay the counselling fees through the payment gateway.
  • After that, conducting board will announce AP DEECET 2021 Seat Allotment.
  • If students get allotment in Government college, he/ she has to pay an amount of INR 2500
  • If students get allotment in Private college, he/ she has to pay tuition fees of amount INR 12500
  • Finally, applicants must report the seat allotted college.

Students are instructed to bring the following list of documents at the time of counselling for verification:

  1. AP DEECET Rank Card 2021
  2. AP DEECET Hall Ticket/Admit Card 2021
  3. SSC Marks Memo or equivalent
  4. Intermediate Mark list
  5. Transfer Certificate
  6. Caste Certificate in case of OBC/SC/ST candidates
  7. Income Certificate issued by the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
  8. Study Certificates from Class 6 to Intermediate
  9. Residence or Local Status Certificate
  10. Date of Birth Certificate
  11. PH/NCC/CAP/Sports Certificates if applicable

Direct Link for AP DEECET 2021 Payment form

AP DEECET 2021 Result

After the completion of the entrance examination, Andhra Pradesh School of Education Department publishes the result on its official website. Students can check the result through online mode only. They are advised to keep visiting the website to get latest updates. 

By following below-mentioned steps, students will be able to check AP DEECET 2021 Result:

  • Visit the official website of Government of Andhra Pradesh School of Education Department
  • Search for the Result link on website homepage
  • Enter the Hall Ticket Number on the official website to check the result.
  • Click on the submit button

After clicking on the button, the result will be displayed on the screen. Students are advised to take the printout of the result for future reference. The result will shows candidates Name, Marks, Roll Number, Exam Centre and Other information.

AP DEECET 2021 Eligibility

Before beginning to fill the online application form students must check their eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria of AP DEECET 2021 is as follows:

  • Student should be Indian National
  • Students have completed 17 years of age on 1st September of the year of admission. There shall be no upper age limit.
  • Candidate should belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh and also should satisfy Local/ Non Local status requirements laid down in the Andhra Pradesh State Education Institutions.
  • All the interested candidates should have completed 10+2 or equivalent examination from recognized board of Andhra Pradesh or Telangana
  • Candidates must have secured minimum of 50% marks and 45% marks must be secured by the SC/ ST/ PH category candidates.
  • Those who have passed intermediate with vocational courses are not eligible for admission.

AP DEECET 2021 Application Form

After satisfying the eligibility criteria students must fill the online application form through online mode only. The application process comprises two phases i.e. Filling up Online Application and Application fee payment. Following is the detailed explanation of both the phases:

Step 1: Filling up Online Application

  • Visit the official website of Government of Andhra Pradesh School of Education Department
  • Students must go through the instructions to fill up the online application form.
  • Fill all the details correctly in the application form.
  • Upload the scanned photo (30kb - 20kb) and signature (30kb – 15kb1.5 cm) in the required format
  • After entering all the details and uploading photograph and signature, finally click on the Submit button
  • Candidates are advised to download and take the printout of the filled in application form for future reference.

Step 2: Payment of Application Fee

  • Once the application form is submitted, pay the application fee of INR 600/- for General category and INR 500/- for students belonging to SC/ ST category.
  • The application fee must be paid through online mode only via, i.e. Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking.

Students must keep the following information ready for filling the details in the Application Form:

  1. Hall Ticket Number, place of study, percentage of qualifying exam.
  2. Hall Ticket Number, passing year, place of study for SSC or equivalent.
  3. Caste in case of SC, ST, OBC candidate
  4. Personal details for Name, Fathers Name, Mother Name, Mobile Number, Aadhar Number etc.
  5. PH, NCC, NSS, CAP, Sports etc.
  6. Income certificate up to one lakh, two lakh or more than two lakh
  7. Study or Residence or Relevant certificate for proof of local status
  8. Recent digital colour photograph and signature.

AP DEECET 2021 Admit Card

Admit card is a very important document. Without admit card students are not allowed to appear for the entrance examination. Students can download the admit card through online mode only. Admit card contains the details like Exam Centre, Name, Hall Ticket Number, Exam Timing, Exam Venue, etc.

By following below steps, students can download the admit card:

  • Visit the official website of Government of Andhra Pradesh School of Education Department
  • On the website home page, search for the Know Your Hall Ticket link
  • Click on the Know Your Hall Ticket link
  • Enter the Reference ID/ Candidate ID
  • Click on the Go button

After clicking on the button, admit card will be displayed on the screen. Students can download the admit card and keep it safe till the admission process ends. Students must also keep the Xerox copy of the admit card to appear in the written test.

AP DEECET 2021 Exam Center

During filling application form, students can choose the examination centre according to their preference. Once the examination centre is selected cannot be changed later. DEECET 2021 entrance test is conducted in the 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh.

The following table shows the locations of the various Exam Centres in Andhra Pradesh along with their contact numbers:

District Mobile No
Anantapur 9441036062, 9949993712
Chittoor 9949993710
East Godavari District 9949458081
Guntur 9440589263
Kadapa 9949993711
Krishna 9441846771, 9949993706
Kurnool 9000700047
Nellore 9949993709
Prakasam 7288003393
Srikakulam 9949993701
Visakhapatnam 9949993703
Vizianagaram 9949993702
West Godavari District 9949993705

AP DEECET 2021 Exam Pattern

Students must check the examination pattern before appearing in the entrance test. By solving previous year papers, students can easily get idea about the type of questions and marking scheme of the entrance test. After knowing the examination pattern, students can clear the entrance test with better marks.

Following is the detailed examination pattern of AP DEECET 2021:

  • AP DEECET 2021 is conducted through online mode only
  • The entrance test comprises 100 objective type multiple choice questions
  • The paper will be divided into two parts i.e. Part 1(common to all) and Part 2 for subject (as per candidate’s choice)
  • Time duration to complete the examination is 2 hours 30 minutes.
  • For each correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded.
  • Students are free to attempt all the questions because there is no negative marking for wrong answers.
  • In Part A, questions will be asked from the subject such as Teaching Aptitude, General Knowledge, English, Telugu, Mathematics, General Science, Social Studies.
  • In Part B, questions will be asked from the subject i.e. Mathematics, Physical Science, Biological Science and Social Studies.
  • The question paper shall be in Telugu/ English or Urdu/ English and Tamil/ English only.

The following table shows the detailed explanation of AP DEECET 2021 exam:

Part-A – Common to All

Subject Questions Marks
Teaching Aptitude 5 5
General Knowledge 5 5
English 10 10
Telugu 10 10
Mathematics 10 10
General Science 10 10
Social Studies 10 10

Part-B – Candidate can choose any one of the following subject

Subject Questions Marks
Mathematics 40 40
Physical Science 40 40
Biological Science 40 40
Social Studies 40 40

AP DEECET 2021 Syllabus

Before appearing in the entrance examination, students must check the examination syllabus very carefully. Students are advised not to skip any of the topics given in the syllabus to secure better marks. APDEECET 2021 entrance examination is divided into two Parts i.e. Part A and Part B.

Following is the explanation of syllabus:

Part A – This part syllabus is similar to the syllabus of Class 8 to 10 of AP state board.

Part B – The Following table shows the weightage of Part B section:

Subject Question Marks
1st year Mathematics 20 20
2nd year Mathematics 20 20
Physical Science
1st year Physics & 2nd year Physics 20 20
1st year Chemistry & 2nd year Chemistry 20 20
Biological Science
1st year Botany & 2nd year Botany 20 20
1st year Zoology & 2nd year Zoology 20 20
Social Studies
1st year History & 2nd year History 13 13
1st year Economics & 2nd year Economics 13 13
1st year Civics & 2nd year Civics 13 13
History/ Economics/ Civics 1 1

AP DEECET 2021 Cut Off

Cut off are the minimum qualifying marks which should be obtained by candidate in order to clear the entrance examination. Cut off marks will be published on the official website. With the help of the cut off marks students will get an idea whether they are shortlisted for selection process or not.

Following are the factors that affect AP DEECET 2021 cut off:

  • Difficulty level of AP DEECET 2021 entrance exam
  • Number of Qualified candidates in the exam
  • Availability of seats in the college
  • Number of DEECET applicants
  • Highest marks score in the exam

The following table shows the category wise cut off of AP DEECET 2021 Entrance exam:

Category Cut Off Percentage
General 50%
OBC 45%
SC/ ST 40%
PH 40%

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.


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