AP EAMCET 2021 Exam Pattern for Engineering and Agriculture, Marking Scheme and Syllabus

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JNTUK has scheduled AP EAMCET 2021 tentatively in the 4th week of April. AP EAMCET 2021 exam will be divided into 3 sections viz. Section A – Physics, Section B – Chemistry and Section C –  Mathematics/ Biology. Both Engineering and Agriculture AP EAMCET 2021 papers will be conducted online where candidates will have to attempt 160 questions in a time frame of 3 hours.

  • The questions will be multiple-choice.
  • The paper will be displayed in English and Telugu or English and Urdu medium. 
  • Concerning the marking scheme, 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer and there’s no provision of negative marking. 

Also Read: AP EAMCET Syllabus

AP EAMCET 2021 Exam Pattern Highlights

Mode of Exam Online
Duration of Exam 3 hours
Total number of Questions 160
Type of Questions MCQs
Medium of Exam English & Telugu/English & Urdu
Marking Scheme +1 for Correct Answer; No negative marking
Level of Questions Based on 10+2 syllabus

Engg. Exam Pattern

AP EAMCET 2021 Exam Pattern for Engineering

  • Exam Duration: Candidate must complete the entire paper within 180 minutes. There is no provision for extra time under any circumstances.
  • AP EAMCET Engineering Syllabus: The questions are asked from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry streams.
  • Type of Questions: Objective type (multiple choice) only. A total of 4 options will be provided out of which only 1 option will be correct. 
  • AP EAMCET Marking Scheme: Each question carries one mark. There is no negative marking.
  • The medium of Exam: AP EAMCET paper contains questions in a bilingual format, either in English and Telugu OR English and Urdu language.
  • Number of Questions: The exam will consist of 160 questions in total. The distribution of questions is given below:
Subjects Total No. of Questions Marks
Mathematics 80 80*1
Physics 40 40*1
Chemistry 40 40*1
Total 160 Questions 160 Marks

Important Points:

  • If the qualifying examination is in Telugu medium you may opt for an English and Telugu paper and in the case of Urdu medium, you may opt for English and Urdu paper.
  • In case of any discrepancy in bilingual papers like ambiguity in translation, the English version shall be treated as final.
  • Reach AP EAMCET Exam Center 1 hour before the commencement of exam.
  • Candidates are interested in applying for B.Arch. (Bachelor of Architecture) course in Telangana / Andhra Pradesh must take NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture).

Agri. Exam Pattern

AP EAMCET 2021 Exam Pattern for Agriculture

  • Exam Duration: For agriculture and medical exams, 3 hours will be allocated.
  • Mode of Examination: Computer Based Test, a personal desktop will be allocated to the aspirant and the questions need to be answered one by one. 
  • AP EAMCET Agriculture Syllabus: The questions are asked from Biology (Botany and Zoology), Physics and Chemistry.
  • Nature of Questions: Objective type (multiple choice) only. A total of 4 options will be provided out of which only 1 option will be correct. 
  • AP EAMCET Marking Scheme: Each question carries one mark. There is no negative marking.
  • The medium of Exam: AP EAMCET paper contains questions in bilingual either in English and Telugu OR English and Urdu language.
  • Number of Questions: The exam will consist of 160 questions in total. Given below is the distribution of questions for AP EAMCET:
Subjects Total No. of Questions Marks
Botany 40 40*1
Zoology 40 40*1
Chemistry 40 40*1
Physics 40 40*1
Total 160 Questions 160 Marks

AP EAMCET 2021 Minimum Qualifying Marks

  • The qualifying percentage of marks for AP EAMCET 2021 is 25% of the maximum marks considered for ranking.
  • However, for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe, no minimum qualifying mark is prescribed.
  • But their admission will be limited to the extent of seats reserved for such categories.

Online Test Instructions

AP EAMCET 2021 Online Test Instructions

AP EAMCET 2021 will be a computer-based test. It is important to know how to attempt the questions on the optical response sheet displayed on the computer screen. The details of the optical response sheet are given below:

  • Questions will be displayed one at a time in English and Telugu languages.
  • There will be a different section for questions from PCM/ BiPC each.
  • Select the section with which you wish to start the exam.
  • Aspirants can change the section they are attempting at any point in time.
  • 1st question from the selected Section will be displayed on the screen.
  • You can also click on the question number in the Question Palette at the right side of the screen to go to that numbered question directly.
  • There is an option to shuffle between questions from any section in any order while attempting the exam according to their convenience.
  • To select an answer, the student can do one of the following:
  • Click on the option that you wish to mark as your response. To save your answer, click on ‘Save & Next’ and proceed to the next question.
  • You can also review the existing response by clicking on ‘Mark for Review and Next’ and save your answer to the question you are attempting.
  • Click on ‘Clear response’ if you wish to change your answer or click on another suitable option.
  • The response marked for Review will be taken as the final answer when considered for evaluation.
  • Students can also use the options of ‘Zoom In’ or ‘Zoom Out’ that will increase or decrease the font size of question and options if required.
  • Aspirants can also view the general instructions of the exam by clicking on the ‘Instructions’ button whenever required.
  • The countdown timer will start ticking as soon as you click the button ‘I am ready to begin’. The timer in the top right corner of the screen will display the remaining time available for the candidate to complete the test. When the timer reaches zero, the exam will end by itself. Even if the candidate fails to click on the ‘Submit button’ their responses will be automatically saved by the computer system.
  • Exam summary will be displayed at the end of the exam with Subject Name, Number of questions that have been answered, not answered, marked for review and not attempted. Candidates will be required to confirm this information by clicking on the ‘Yes’ option.
  • Aspirants can clarify all their doubts from the invigilator present in the exam hall before the test commences. Invigilators will not entertain doubts from anyone after the test starts.

Check detailed AP EAMCET Online Test Instructions

Frequently Asked Questions

AP EAMCET 2021 Exam Pattern FAQs

Ques. What is the mode of examination for AP EAMCET?

Ans. As per the revised AP EAMCET Exam Pattern, the examination will be a Computer Based Test.

Ques. What type of questions are asked in the Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test?

Ans. The questions in the online exam are objective (MCQ) in nature.

Ques. Is the exam pattern for AP EAMCET and TS EAMCET different?

Ans. No, the exam pattern of AP EAMCET and TS EAMCET are similar.

Ques. Can I carry my own calculator to the exam center for calculations?

Ans. No, you will not be allowed to carry any kind of electronic gadgets in the examination hall. For any kind of calculations, a rough sheet will be provided.

Ques. What is the marking scheme for the state level exam? Is there any negative marking in AP EAMCET 2021?

Ans. The AP EAMCET marking scheme is +1 for every correct answer with no negative marking for incorrect answers. 

Ques. Which languages will be available for AP EAMCET exam?

Ans. AP EAMCET question paper is available in English and Telugu languages. There is a provision to attempt the questions in Urdu medium as well but the exam center will be Kurnool only.

Ques. What is the syllabus for AP EAMCET 2021?

Ans. The syllabus will consist of the 12th standard. The major subjects are physics, chemistry, mathematics, botany & zoology depending on the exact exam.

Ques. How many marks are required in order to qualify for the AP EAMCET exam?

Ans. In the qualifying examination, the applicants must have secured a minimum of 45% aggregate marks (40% for reserved category) in the subjects taken.

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


fauzia shahid
What is the syllabus of Chemistry?
sinbad chongtham

Here is the syllabus for Chemistry in AP EAMCET.

Physical Chemistry: Atomic structure and chemical bonding, Mole concept, Measurements in chemistry, Thermodynamics, Gaseous and liquid states, Surface chemistry, Solid-state, Solutions, Chemical kinetics.

Inorganic Chemistry: Hydrocarbon, S and P - Block Elements, Classification of elements and periodicity in properties, Metals and metallurgy, f- Block elements, Coordination compounds.

Organic Chemistry: Basic concepts, Aromatic compounds, Haloarenes, Haloalkanes, Alcohols, Ethers, Phenols, Aldehydes and Ketones, Carbohydrate, Carboxylic acids, Amines, Polymers, Amino acids and proteins.

shubham sharma
Can you tell me how to prepare for the exam within span of 5-6 months?
sinbad chongtham

 You have ample time for practice. Get organized and prepare a study plan, which suits you best. Understand the exam pattern, syllabus, marking schemes, etc. Gather learning resources, practice papers, previous year question papers. Go through these resources, analyze them thoroughly, and practice consistently. You will eventually realize the areas where you need more improvement. Focus on those areas. For students who have Mathematics in the syllabus, they will need to go through the complete syllabus thoroughly as Mathematics carry 80 marks out of 160.

nafisa khatoon
What are the cutoff marks in AP EAMCET?
sinbad chongtham

AP EAMCET is set and released by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University on behalf of APSCHE. The cut off marks are determined by several factors such as total number of candidates appeared, number of seats available, difficulty level of exam, etc. AP EAMCET cut off has two components, a qualifying mark and a closing rank. Cut off marks differ for each institute and you check the last cut off marks for each college at AP EAMCET Cut Off.

tanishka shah
How should I prepare for the exam online?
diya suresh

To practise online, candidates can access mock test papers available on the official website of EAMCET. The mock test will be conducted in onlin emode just like the real exam. Also, you can refer toprevious year question papers and several online books for better preparation. To know more details you can visit AP EAMCET 2021 mock test.

mizna harmain
What are the subjects in which AP EAMCET is conducted?
simran singh

The exams are conducted for the candidates seeking admissionin engineering and agricultural streams. The subjects included in AP EAMCET are Physics, Chemistry, Biology and mathematics. For more details, refer to this link: AP EAMCET 2021 Syllabus 

sadim ansari
Is there any section in the paper with multiple answers for MCQ?
aniket ranjan

AP EAMCET consists of three sections in which Section A consist of Physics, Section B consist of  Chemistry and Section C consist of Mathematics/ Biology subjects. The question asked in this exam is Objective type (multiple choice) in which total of 4 options will be provided out of which only 1 option will be correct. 

sheetal chib
Can you explain me the marking scheme of Engineering paper?
diya suresh

The engineering exam will be of 3 hours duration having multiple choice questions and every correct answer will be awarded 1 mark. There will be no negative marking for wrong or unanswered questions. AP EAMCET engineering exam will be conducted in online mode and will have 160 questions from section of physics, chemistry and mathematics. To know more details visit AP EAMCET 2021 engineering exam pattern.

How many questions are given in chapter wise approximate please tell me
diya suresh

Exam pattern for engineering and agriclture paper varies and therefore it is required from you to specify the paper so as to provide accurate answer. There will be 3 sections of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology with 160 questions in total. The questions will be of multiple choice type for which a total of 3 hours will be alloted. To know details visit AP EAMCET 2021 exam pattern.

kashish tomar
What is the syllabus of chemistry?
manika gupta


AP EAMCET Chemistry Syllabus

Position of hydrogen in the periodic table; Dihydrogen-Occurence and Isotopes; Preparation of Dihydrogen; Properties of Dihydrogen; Hydrides: Ionic, covalent, and non-stoichiometric hydrides; Water: Physical properties; structure of water, ice.

karan rathod
What is the total number of questions in the AP EMACET examination?
aniket ranjan

Hii Karan, Greetings from collegedunia. AP EMCET examination have total of 160 questions that has to attempted in a time frame of 3 hours.

How many Mark's for veterinary can u plz inform
abhishek upadhyay

Hello Sakam, greetings from Collegedunia. Click here to know about the previous year's cut-off trends for colleges under AP EAMCET so that you can get an approximate idea of the marks that you would need to score.

shaik mohamad immee gouse basha
d krishna rao
my son going to appear for JEE mains 2020. how many marks he has to get for admission is NIIt
shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Krishna, you can check the cut off marks of NIT in previous years from here: NIT Cut Off Marks

zainab khan
Can I give the exam abroad since it's like online ?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Zainab, although the exam will be conducted in online mode, but exam has to be appeared at the exam centers allotted by the authority only which would be in India.
how to prepare well in this short period
bhawna vedwal
Hello B.Tejaswini, You should practice sample papers and previous question paper. so you will have the idea about the exam pattern and the type of questions that comes in exam.