AP EAMCET 2020 Eligibility - Age, Qualification, Reservation

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    AP EAMCET Eligibility mandates a candidate to hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised Board. Along with it, candidates must also satisfy the local/non-local status as laid down by the Telangana or Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions. Candidates satisfying the eligibility standards can apply online at https://sche.ap.gov.in/EAMCET from last week of February 2020. The exam will be conducted from April 20 to 24 (Announced)in CBT mode.

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    AP EAMCET is conducted for the following courses viz:

    • Engineering, Bio-Technology, B.Tech (Dairy Technology), B. Tech (Agr. Engineering), B. Tech (Food Science and Technology)
    • B.Sc (Ag), B.Sc. (Horticulture), B.V.Sc and A.H/B.F.Sc
    • B. Pharmacy, Pharma.D

    Eligibility Criteria

    AP EAMCET Eligibility

    Eligibility standards for engineering exam are different from agriculture exam. The basic eligibility criteria for both streams is as follows:

    On the basis of Nationality

    • Candidates must be a citizen of India.
    • He should be an Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) Card Holders/Persons of Indian Origin (PIO).
    • Candidate should belong to Andhra Pradesh or Telangana state. The candidates should satisfy Local/Non-local status requirements as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh & Telangana.

    Read about Local/ Non-Local Status

    On the basis of Age Limit

    Eligibility Criteria for age is different for all the engineering courses.

    • Candidates should have completed 16 years of age, as on December 31 of the year of admission.
    • There is no upper age limit.

    1. For Engineering

    Pharma.D, B.Tech. (Dairy Technology), B.Tech. (Ag. Engineering)

    • Candidates must have completed 17 years of age as on December 31 of the year of admission.
    • The upper age limit for the applicants belonging to General Category must be 22 years, while for SC/ST category, they must be 25 years of age as on December 31 of the admission year.

    Academic Qualification

    Candidates must satisfy the following academic requirement to be eligible for the Common Entrance Test:

    • Applicants must have passed or appeared for the final year of Intermediate Examination (10+2) with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as optional.
    • Candidates qualifying in vocational courses in the fields of Engineering and Technology, conducted by the Board of Intermediate Education and Technology are also eligible to apply for the exam.
    • The vocational courses must be conducted by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh/Telangana. Along with bridge course or courses conducted by it for candidates enrolled during the academic year 2001 onwards, or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh/Telangana.
    • Candidates who have qualified the final year of the Diploma examination in Engineering are also eligible to apply for the common entrance test.
    • The diploma examination must be conducted by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh/Telangana.
    • Candidates qualifying in any other examination recognized as equivalent to the diploma examination by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh/Telangana are eligible.
    • Candidates must obtain a minimum aggregate of 45% marks in the subjects mentioned above taken together in the qualifying examination.
    • Applicants belonging to Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled Caste must secure at least 40% in the subjects specified taken together in the qualifying examination.

    2. For Pharm.D

    For Pharma.D course candidate should satisfy the following standards-

    • A candidate should have passed or appeared in the final year of Intermediate examination with 10+2 pattern having Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry as optional subjects or other vocational courses. OR
    • If a candidate has passed or appeared in the final year of Diploma examination in Pharmacy conducted by State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh/Telangana or any equivalent examination recognized by State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh/Telangana.
    • Candidate should obtain at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidate belongs to reserved category) in the subjects specified taken together in the qualifying examination.
    • The candidates should have a minimum age of at least 17 years on 31st December of the year of admission to the above course

    Qualifying marks for Pharm-D Course

    For AP EAMCET 2020, the prescribed qualifying percentage of marks considered for ranking is 25% of the maximum marks. There is no minimum qualifying mark prescribed for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates. However, the admission for them is limited to seats reserved for such categories.

    Local and non-local Residents candidate relaxation

    In relation to a local area (AU/OU/SVU), candidates will be considered as local candidate if they have:

    • Studied in educational institution(s) in such local area for no less than four consecutive academic years in which they have appeared or first appeared in the qualifying examination
    • During the whole four consecutive academic years in which they have appeared or first appeared in the qualifying examination, they haven’t studied in any educational institutions but have resided in such local area for no less than four years from the date of commencement of the relevant qualifying examination, appeared or first appeared.

    The candidates, who do not fall under local candidates category, have to meet the following criteria for being considered as a local candidate:

    • One should have studied in an educational institution in the state for no less than seven consecutive academic years till the academic year of appearing or first appearing of the candidates in the relevant qualifying examination to be considered as local candidates in relation to: Local area where they studied for the maximum period out of seven years.
    • In case candidates haven’t studied in the educational institutions in any local area during the seven consecutive academic years till the academic year of appearing or first appearing of the candidates in the relevant qualifying examination but they have resided for whole seven years in the state are regarded as a local candidate in relation to: Local area where they resided for the maximum period out of seven years OR If such period is equal in two or more local areas is equal, then the area where they last resided in will be considered.

    3. For Agriculture

    The agriculture exam will be conducted from April 23 and 24 (Tentative) in online mode. Candidates satisfying the following requirements are eligible to appear for AP EAMCET:

    Academic Qualification

    • For B.V.Sc. & A.H. / B.Sc. (Ag) / B.Sc. (Hort) / B.F.Sc. / B.Tech. (FS&T) courses: Candidates should have passed or appeared for the final year of intermediate examination (10+2 pattern) or any examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh / Telangana, with any two / three of the subjects indicated against each course noted below:
    B.Sc. (Ag.)/ B.Sc. (Hort)Physical Sciences
    Biological or Natural Sciences
    Agriculture
    Vocational Course in Agriculture
    B.V.Sc. & A.H.Physical Sciences
    Biological or Natural Sciences
    Vocational Course in Agriculture
    B.F.Sc.Physical Sciences
    Biological or Natural Sciences
    Vocational Courses in Fishery Sciences
    B.Tech. (FS & T) or B.Pharmacy & Pharm-D

    i. Mathematics

    ii. Physical Sciences OR

    i. Physical Sciences

    ii. Biological or Natural sciences


    Reservation of Seats

    AP EAMCET Reservation of Seats

    A certain percentage of seats in the participating colleges of AP EAMCET are reserved for the candidates of the underprivileged section. These include SC, ST, PWD and OBC. The relaxation provided to them is based on government norms.

    For AP EAMCET 2020, no official data for seat reservation will be released on the official website. Here, we are providing based on previous years, we have curated the below details. We will update AP EAMCET Reservation details once the official notification for the same is out.

    CategoryReservation (%)Type of Institute
    Scheduled Caste (SC)6Non-minority
    Scheduled Tribes (ST)15Professional unaided non-minority
    Other Backward Class (OBC)25-

    Physically Handicapped (PH)

    (horizontal reservation in ST, SC and OBC categories)

    3-
    Candidates whose father is working under BSF, CRPF and staying in Andhra Pradesh at least from last 5 years or will an Ex-servicemen2-

    The other reservations provided to the candidates of different sections as per the Seat Reservation of AP EAMCET are as mentioned below:

    1. Active participants of NCC- Eligible to get 1% seat reservation
    2. Sports quota under games category- Eligible to get 0.5% seat reservation
    3. Female candidates from any of the category- Eligible to get 33% seat reservation

    NOTE:Applicants must notice that the reservation norms will not be applicable if the candidates are selected on the basis of the merit and if the total female candidates are lesser, then their reservation will be passed on to the male applicants of the same category.


    *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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    Comments

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    2 Comments
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    Pawan Kumar reddy

    i am a native of andhra where i completed till tenth class and again i came to karnataka for intermediate of 2 years and again wanna come back to andhra to have my btech in a very superb college of andhra Pradesh what entrance shld i write and also can i write eamcet in andhra for btech?Pls solve

    03 Nov, 2019 00:20
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Pawan, kindly mention the college/university in which you are seeking admission so that we can provide you the admission procedure of that respective institute.

    04 Dec, 2019 13:27
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    zahid fazal

    Students from jammu and kashmir are eligible or not for EAMCET EXAM?

    11 Feb, 2019 02:00
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Zahid, yes, you are eligible for the exam.

    11 Feb, 2019 12:26

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