AP POLYCET 2021 Eligibility, Exam Dates, Registration, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

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AP Polycet commonly known as Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test is conducted for candidates wanting to seek admission into various diploma and polytechnic courses. It is held once a year in the month of April. AP Polycet 2021 is a state-level entrance examination held by the State Board of Technical Education and Training. 

The students wanting to appear for AP Polycet can submit their application form online from the month of March 2021 onwards. Students can take admissions to various engineering and non-engineering diploma courses offered in Andhra Pradesh at various polytechnic institutions. Also See: AP POLYCET Participating Colleges


AP POLYCET 2021 Highlights

The candidates should know all the important facts about AP Polycet 2021, here are all the basic details-

Exam Name AP PolyCET
Full-Form Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test
Exam Level Diploma
Exam Type State Level
Courses Offered Diploma Courses in Engineering & Non- Engineering
Conducting Body State Board of Technical Education & Training,Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Duration 3 Hrs
Official Website http://sbtetap.gov.in
Helpline 040-23221191/23222692
Email Id admin.sbtet@gmail.com

AP POLYCET 2021 Exam Dates

The candidates should keep a check on the official website for the exam dates, here are the tentative dates for AP Polycet 2021.

Events Dates (Tentative)
Registration process 4th week of March, 2021
Last date for registration 2nd week of April, 2021
Admit card availability 3rd week of April, 2021
Exam Date 4th week of April, 2021
Answer Key 2nd week of May, 2021
Result declaration 2nd week of May, 2021
Counseling session 2nd week of May, 2021
Document verification 2nd week of May, 2021
Seat allotment process 4th week of June, 2021

AP POLYCET 2021 Courses Offered

The AP Polycet 2021 will include the following Courses:

  • Automobile Engineering
  • Architectural Assistantship
  • Applied Electronics & Instrument Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Commercial & Computer Practice
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Communication Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Electronics & Computer Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
  • Footwear Technology
  • Industrial Electronics Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Packaging Technology Engineering
  • Textile Technology Engineering
  • TV & Sound Engineering

AP POLYCET 2021 Eligibility

Candidates appearing for AP Polycet 2021 need to clear the basic eligibility criteria to appear for the entrance examination. AP Polycet 2021 eligibility criteria is decided by the State Board of Technical Education and Training which is the conducting authority of the examination.

  • The applicant must be of Indian nationality to appear for AP Polycet 2021.
  • As per the Domicile: The applicant should belong to Andhra Pradesh for appearing in the examination.
  • There is no age limit to appear for AP Polycet 2021.
  • The basic educational Qualification should be that the candidate must have cleared the 10th or equivalent exam from a recognized board with at least 35% aggregate and maths as a compulsory subject.

AP POLYCET 2021 Application form

Candidates must fill the application form and must follow the application process with all the details. The application process for AP Polycet 2021 will include various steps that are the registration, application form, documents that should be uploaded, fees payment, etc. 

  • The application form will be available online on the official website.
  • No offline mode form will be accepted for AP Polycet 2021 Registrations.
  • The Application forms will be available and can be filled by the candidates from the fourth week of March 2021.
  • The candidates can fill the form and fill in their details like educational qualifications, personal details, and other communication details.
  • The applicants should upload a scanned photograph and signature of theirs in the application form.
  • All the documents should be uploaded in a specific jpg/ jpeg format.
  • The candidates must fill in all the correct details in the online application form, correction of any wrong details may not be provided by the conducting authority
  • The application form can be filled by the applicants till the second week of April 2021.
  • The candidates will not be required to send any hardcopy of the application form to the authorities, the process will be done online
  • The candidates need to take a printout of the online filled application form and keep it for any future references.
Exam Center

AP POLYCET 2021 Exam Center

The candidates can choose the exam centres for appearing AP POLYCET 2021. Here is a list of exam centres they can choose from- 

Name of exam centres 
Vizianagaram Visakhapatnam
Chittoor Kadapa
Anantapur Guntur
Srikakulam Prakasham
Kurnool Nellore
Krishna Godavari
Admit Card

AP POLYCET 2021 Admit Card

AP Polycet 2021 Admit Card is one of the most important things and the candidates must carry it to the exam center. It is compulsory for the candidates to bring their admit card at the time of the AP Polycet 2021 examination. The students who do not bring their admit cards to the center will not be allowed to give the examination. As per the reports, the admit cards will be available on the official website from 15, April 2021. Here are the steps the candidates can follow- 

Steps to download AP Polycet 2021 Admit Card

  • The candidates can visit the official website of AP Polycet 2021 to download the admit card.
  • Choose the Admit Card tab on the official website.
  • The candidates need to enter all the required details to download their Ap Polycet 2021 Admit Card.
  • The admit card will have details like Name, Exam Date, Exam Centre, Date of Birth, Photo, Signature, etc., 
  • The candidates must check all the details before downloading their AP Polycet Admit Card. In case of any incorrect details, it must be reported immediately to the concerned authorities.
Exam Pattern

AP POLYCET 2021 Exam Pattern

  • Mode of AP Polycet 2021 exam is Offline mode
  • AP Polycet 2021 will be held for 2 hours
  • The examination will be available in the following languages: Telugu, English, and Urdu
  • The total number of questions included in AP Polycet 2021 will be 120
  • The questions will be objective type (MCQs)
  • The total marks for AP Polycet 2021 will be 120
  • The marking scheme will be that for each right answer 1 mark will be awarded 
Mode Offline - Paper and Pen-Based Test
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's)
Duration 2 Hours or 120 Minutes
Marks Physics - 30 Marks Chemistry - 30 Marks Mathematics - 60 Marks
Marking Scheme +1 Marks for Correct Answers No Negative Marking
Medium English, Telugu, and Urdu
Negative Marking No

AP POLYCET 2021 Syllabus

The candidates must be well aware about the syllabus and should complete their course on time. Here is the given AP Polycet 2021 Syllabus.

Subject Topics

  • Number System 
  • Real Numbers 
  • Linear Equations
  • Polynomials 
  • Algebra
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Trigonometry
  • Progressions
  • Sets 
  • Geometry 
  • Coordinate Geometry 
  • Surface Areas & Volume 
  • Mensuration 
  • Statistics
  • Mathematical Modelling 
  • Probability

  • Units and dimensions Work, Power, and Energy
  • Elements of vectors 
  • Heat and Thermodynamics
  •  Kinematics and Friction
  • Simple harmonic motion and acoustics 
  • Reflection of Light
  • Refraction of Light at Plane Surface 
  • Refraction of Light at Curved Surface 
  • Modern Physics

  • Atomic Structure 
  • Chemical Bonding 
  • Water Technology Solutions 
  • Fuels, Electro-Chemistry
  • Acids, and Bases
  • Corrosion
  • Polymers 
Preparation Tips

AP POLYCET 2021 Preparation Tips

The candidates must be well prepared for AP Polycet 2021, they should follow the preparation tips to secure a good rank. 

  • The candidates should make a time table and follow it thoroughly
  • The candidates must be well aware of the complete syllabus and the exam pattern.
  • They must practice and solve the sample papers and the previous year’s question papers.
  • Make notes and revise them
  • The correct books and websites must be utilized for studying.
  • The candidates should know the marking scheme of the examination 
  • Practice makes the students more confident and well prepared
  • The candidates must allot proper time to each subject and topics

Also Check: AP POLYCET Practice Papers

Answer Key

AP POLYCET 2021 Answer Key

The candidates must be aware of AP Polycet 2021 Answer Key, here are a few of the important points regarding it-

  • AP Polycet 2021 answer key will be available in the second week of May 2021. 
  • AP Polycet 2021 answer key will be released online.
  • The candidates can obtain the answer key for AP Polycet 2021 from the official website by login into their accounts.
  • The answer key would contain the correct answers to the questions asked in the entrance test.
  • The answer key for AP Polycet 2021 will be available in pdf format.
  • The answer key would help the candidates to calculate the marks they can score

Steps to download the answer key

  • The candidates must visit the official website
  • Click on the link and then the option for AP Polycet Answer key 2021 would be available. Click on the same
  • Fill in all the required details and your registration ID & date of birth.
  • The candidates will be able to view the answer key for all sets on the screen.
  • You can download it and keep it for further reference.

AP POLYCET 2021 Result

The applicants appearing for AP Polycet 2021 can check their results online, the result will be published on the scheduled date, post the examination. Candidates can follow these steps to check their result- 

  • AP Polycet 2021 Result will be declared by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Amravati.
  • The result will be declared online on the official website @sbtetap.gov.in
  • The result of the candidates would include both the score and rank obtained in the entrance exam.
  • The candidates must score a minimum of 30% marks, or score 36 out of 120, to qualify in AP Polycet 2021 
  • The reserved categories are assigned ranking irrespective of the marks they score in the examination and there is no minimum qualifying score 

AP POLYCET 2021 Counselling

The Counselling process is one of the most important procedures for admission into top institutions in the state of Andhra Pradesh. AP Polycet 2021 Counselling will take place entirely on the basis of performance and scores of the candidates. The candidates will be allotted seats on the basis of the cutoffs. Here are some of the important points to keep in mind-

  • The process for AP Polycet 2021 counseling will be held after the announcement of the result and all the candidates are required to attend the counseling without fail.
  • The dates for AP Polycet counseling will be announced soon after the results are declared. Candidates should regularly check the official website for updates regarding the Counselling 
  • The candidates must carry their original documents like Admit Card, Rank Card, Marks Sheets, Photo Id for proof to the Counseling Centre, etc. Document verification of the candidates will be done at any one of the designated HLCs (Help Line Centers).
  • Candidates are called for counseling and admissions based on their AP Polycet 2021 Ranks. These candidates have to fill in the option of courses/ colleges as per their preferences.

AP POLYCET 2021 Cutoff

The cut-off list for AP Polycet 2021 will be disclosed after the declaration of the result. The Cut-Off list will be declared through the Online Mode, on their official website. The Cut-off is the minimum marks that must be obtained by the applicants to qualify for the entrance test.

AP Polycet 2021 Cutoff for General Category will be 36 Marks Out of 120 Marks. The authority and deciding body have decided that there will be no Cut-off for the reserved category in AP Polycet 2021. The Cut-off list will be based on many factors such as the number of students who have appeared for the entrance test, a total number of Qualified candidates, Previous year cut off marks, etc.



Ques. Is there negative marking in AP POLYCET 2021?

Ans. No, there is no negative marking in AP POLYCET 2021 admission exam.

Ques. What is the duration of AP POLYCET 2021? 

Ans. The duration for the candidates to attempt AP POLYCET is 2 hours.

Ques. What is the full form of AP POLYCET?

Ans. AP POLYCET is commonly known as Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test.

Ques.What are the fees for AP Polycet 2021 application forms?

Ans. AP Polycet 2021 application fee is the same for all categories. The fee is 400/- INR.

Ques.What is the age limit for the candidates to appear for AP Polycet 2021?

Ans.There is no age limit for AP Polycet 2021.

Ques.Who will conduct AP POLYCET 2021?

Ans. AP POLYCET entrance exam is conducted by The State Board of Technical Education and Training as it is the managing authority of the test.

Ques. Will AP POLYCET 2021 be conducted offline or online?

Ans. The entrance test for AP Polycet 2021 will be held in the offline mode.

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