AP EAMCET 2018 - Syllabus, Eligibility, Application form, 2018 Notification

What is AP EAMCET?

AP EAMCET stands for Andhra Pradesh Engineering Agriculture Medical Common Entrance Test. It is a state level entrance examination conducted on the behalf of APSCHE (Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education) www.apsche.org/apsche_new/. After successfully passing this exam, students can get admission in courses of various engineering streams as well as agriculture and medical courses. Both private and government institutions of the state offer seats to successful candidates of AP EAMCET.

AP EAMCET 2018 Overview
Exam Name Andhra Pradesh Engineering Agriculture Medical Common Entrance Test
Commonly Known As AP EAMCET
Type of Exam Undergraduate
Level of Exam University
Exam Date Last week of April 2018 (tentative)
Courses Offered Engineering, Agricultural and Medical Courses
Body State Government University

 

Structure of the Exam

AP EAMCET will be conducted as a computer-based examination (online mode). The date of examination will be notified to the candidates on the official website. There will be no provision of re-examination for absentee candidates.

The pattern of the examination will depend on the course chosen by the candidate. The test’s duration will be 3 hours. Question papers will consist of 160 questions. Each question will be having equal weightage. Maximum marks for the papers will be 160 marks.

All the questions will be of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type consisting of four options with only one correct answer. Following will be the marking scheme:

  • For every correct response to a question, the candidate will get 1 mark.
  • There will be no penalty for wrong/incorrect answers.
  • Questions for which multiple responses are marked will be treated as an incorrect response.
  • In case of ambiguity in the questions, board’s decision will be final.

Following will be the scheme of the question paper according to the course chosen:

For Engineering Course

Subjects No. of Questions Marks
Physics 40 40
Chemistry 40 40
Mathematics 80 80
Grand Total 160 160

 

For Medical Course

Subjects No. of Questions Marks
Physics 40 40
Chemistry 40 40
Biology 80 80
Grand Total 160 160

 

For Agriculture Course

Subjects No. of Questions Marks
Physics 40 40
Chemistry 40 40
Botany 40 40
Zoology 40 40
Grand Total 160 160

The medium of the question paper will be in English. A candidate has to attempt the respective paper to be eligible for admission in that particular course. Only those candidates will be considered qualified who will score a minimum acceptable mark as set by the examination conducting body.

 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for appearing in AP EAMCET are as follows:

  • Indian citizens are eligible to write AP EAMCET 2018.
  • Persons of Indian Origins (PIO) /Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) can also apply for the examination but they are not eligible for a reservation of any type.
  • Students belonging to the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana should have domicile certificate to avail the benefits of the reservation.
  • Candidates must complete their age of 17 years on 31st December of the year of their first semester.
  • There is no upper cap on the age limit for appearing in the examination.

Eligibility criteria for applying for various courses are as follows:

For Engineering and Pharmacy courses

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 or its equivalent examination from any recognized state/central board.
  • A minimum of 50% is required in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics for eligibility.
  • Those who have less than 50% marks in Mathematics are not eligible for appearing in the examination.
  • Final year diploma holders are also allowed to write the examination.
  • Students appearing in the Higher Secondary examination and are expected to pass in 2018 are also eligible to apply given they satisfy the above-mentioned conditions.

For Medical and Agriculture courses

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 or its equivalent examination from any recognized state/central board.
  • A minimum of 50% is required in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Zoology and Botany) for eligibility.
  • Those who have less than 50% marks in Biology are not eligible for appearing in the examination.
  • Students appearing in the Higher Secondary examination and are expected to pass in 2018 are also eligible to apply given they satisfy the above-mentioned conditions.

Application Form and Submission Procedure

Forms for AP EAMCET 2018 will be filled in online mode. The application will be available in the first week of February 2018 on the official website of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education www.apsche.org/apsche_new/. Applicants have to submit only one application. Multiple applications will lead to rejection of the candidate.

The details filled in the application form should be according to the matriculation certificate. Any discrepancy detected will lead to rejection of the application. Candidates have to upload their scanned photo, thumb impression and signature in prescribed format while registering for the examination.

Here are some important points regarding submission of the application:

Particular Date
Last date for correction in the application form

 

2nd week of April 2018
The last date to submit the application form with late fee of Rs. 500/- 1st week of April 2018
The last date to submit the application form with late fee of Rs. 1000/- 2ndweek of April 2018
The last date to submit the application form with late fee of Rs. 5000/- 3rd week of April 2018
The last date to submit the application form with late fee of Rs. 10,000/- 4th week of April 2018
Last date to submit the application form 3rd week of March 2018

The examination fees will be different for different courses. Here is the summary of the examination fees for application for Engineering, Agriculture, and Medical courses:

Courses Application Fees
Engineering Rs 350/-
Agricultural Rs 350/-
Medical Rs 350/-
Engineering and Agricultural, Medical Rs 700/-

Candidates belonging to SC/ST category will be given concession in the examination fees. For details visit the official website and read the notification carefully. Examination fees can be paid using any one of the following methods:

  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Net Banking

Here is the gist of the steps involved in online application:

  • Fill the online form with correct details by registering on Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education website apsche.org/apsche_new/.
  • Carefully fill all the personal and academic details.
  • Upload recently clicked coloured passport size photograph, thumb impression, and signature.
  • Complete the payment process by using a preferred mode.
  • Keep the application form safely so that it can be used in the later process of selection.

Admit Card

Admit card for AP EAMCET will be released on the official website www.apsche.org/apsche_new/. Candidates have to regularly visit the official website for updates on downloading of the hall ticket. Admit cards are expected to be released in the third week of April 2018. Only those candidates will be issued admit cards who would have successfully completed the payment process.

Test city and center will be clearly mentioned on the admit card. In no case, the test city or the test venue will be changed. Candidates won’t be allowed to attempt the exam at any alternative center.

For downloading of the admit card, the registration number will be required. Therefore, candidates should carefully note down their respective registration number. Admit card will not be mailed to the candidate or no separate communication will be done regarding this. The admit card will bear the following information-

  • Roll Number
  • Name
  • Father’s Name
  • Photograph
  • Scanned Signature
  • Test City
  • Test center address
  • Test timings along with the reporting time
  • Conduct and pre-requisites for the examination

AP EAMCET is expected to be conducted in last week of April 2018. The examination will be conducted only once. Hence, those candidates who don’t turn up for the examination will be automatically disqualified from the selection process.

Admission Procedure

Results of AP EAMCET 2018 will be declared in the second week of May 2018. After the declaration of results, a merit list will be prepared. Before publishing the merit list, the board will release a preliminary answer key in the last week of April 2018. Candidates can cross check their answers and can register their objection, if any, by the 1st week of May 2018. In the merit list, only those candidates will get a position who will secure the minimum required marks as set by the examination conducting authority.

Admission in the respective courses will be done on the basis of candidate’s rank secured in the final merit list. A counselling process will begin in which seats will be allocated to candidates by Central Allotment Process. Candidates will have to choose their respective stream and reserve their seat in respective college.

Candidates can then complete the admission procedure by visiting the particular college and submitting the examination fees and other relevant documents. Application form, hall ticket, and the rank card are to be preserved until admission procedure is over.

Notification

The notification for the examination is expected to be released in the fourth week of January 2018. The official notification for AP EAMCET2018 can be downloaded by visiting the official website: http://sche.ap.gov.in/EAMCET

AP EAMCET Syllabus

AP EAMCET is an objective type entrance test. The duration of the entrance test will be of three hours. There will be four parts in the question paper namely – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology (Botany and Zoology).The exam will be conducted in online (computer based) mode only.

The syllabus of AP EAMCET 2018 is designed in accordance with the pattern followed in class 11th and 12th under CBSE curriculum. Following will be the syllabus of AP EAMCET 2018:

Physics
Units & Measurement

 

Kinematics

 

Newton’s Laws of Motion

 

Impulse and Momentum

 

Work and Energy

 

Rotational Motion

 

Gravitation

 

Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
Oscillations

 

Waves

 

Heat and Thermodynamics

 

Electrostatics

 

Current Electricity

 

Magnetic Effect of Current

 

Electromagnetic Induction Optics

 

Modern Physics Electronic Devices

 

Chemistry
The States of Matter

 

Atomic Structure
Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure

 

Thermodynamics

 

Physical and Chemical Equilibria

 

Electrochemistry

 

Chemical Kinetics

 

Surface Chemistry

 

Hydrogen and s-block elements

 

P, d and f block elements

 

Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons

 

Stereochemistry

 

Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen

 

Biological, Industrial and Environmental chemistry

 

Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry

 

Biology
Diversity in Living World Cell: The Unit of Life; Structure and Function

 

Genetics and Evolution

 

Structure and Function – Plants

 

Structure and Function – Animals

 

Reproduction, Growth and Movement in Plants

 

Reproduction and Development in Humans

 

Ecology and Environment

 

Biology and Human Welfare

 

Biotechnology and its Applications

 

 

Mathematics
Sets and Functions Sets
Relation & Functions Trigonometric Functions
Algebra (I) Principle of Mathematical Induction
Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations Linear Inequalities
Permutation & Combination Binomial Theorem
Sequence & Series Co-ordinate Geometry (I)
Straight Lines Conic Section
Introduction to Three Dimensional Geometry Calculus (I)
Limits and Derivatives Mathematical Reasoning
Statistics Probability (I)
Relations and Functions Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Algebra (II) Matrices
Determinants Calculus (II)
Continuity and Differentiability Applications of Derivatives
Integrals Applications of the Integrals
Differential Equations Vectors
Three – dimensional Geometry Linear Programming
Probability (II)

 Important Dates

Candidates must go through the following table carefully as it gives away information about the important dates related to AP EAMCET 2018.

Events Dates (Tentative)
Notification of AP EAMCET 4th week of January 2018
Commencement of submission of online application form 1st week of February 2018
Last date to submit the application form 3rd week of March 2018
Correction in details of online application form 1st week of April to 2nd week of April 2018
The last date to submit the application form with late fee of Rs. 500/- 1st week of April 2018
The last date to submit the application form with late fee of Rs. 1000/- 2nd week of April 2018
The last date to submit the application form with late fee of Rs. 5000/- 3rd week of April 2018
The last date to submit the application form with late fee of Rs. 10,000/- 4th week of April 2018
Admit card available from 3rd week of April to 4th week of April 2018
Date of examination Last week of April 2018
Publication of Answer key Last week of April 2018
Last date for receiving objection on preliminary key 1st week of May 2018
Announcement  of Ranks 2nd week of May 2018

List of Examination Centres

AP EAMCET 2018 will be conducted in the third week of April 2018 across all the major cities of Andhra Pradesh (AP). Candidates are advised to choose their center according to their convenience. Examination center once allotted will not be changed in any circumstances. Following is the list of examination centers for AP EAMCET 2018:

Districts Regional/Exam Centres
1 2 3
ANANTAPUR Anantapuramu Hindupur Gooty
CHITTOOR Chittoor Madanapalle Tirupathi
EAST GODAVARI Kakinada Rajamahendravaramu Amalapuram
GUNTUR Guntur Narasaraopeta Bapatla
KRISHNA Gudivada Kanchikacherla Vijayawada
KURNOOL Kurnool Nandyal Emmiganur
SRI POTTI SRI RAMULU NELLORE Gudur Kavali Nellore
PRAKASAM Chirala Ongole Markapur
SRIKAKULAM Rajam  Srikakulam Tekkali
VISAKHAPATNAM Visakhapatnam Anakapalli Madhurawada
VIZIANAGARAM Vizianagaram Kothavalasa Bobbili
WEST GODAVARI Bhimavaram Eluru Tadepalligudem
YSR KADAPA Kadapa Proddatur Rajampeta
HYDERABAD Hyderabad  –  –

Contact Details

Any type of communication or doubts or queries regarding AP EAMCET 2018 shall be addressed to the institution’s office at the address given below:

AP EAMCET BOARD,
Administrative Building, Ground Floor
JNTUK, Kakinada – 533003
East Godavari Dist, AP

Contact no:

0884-2340535 (O)
0884-2356255 (O)
18004256755 (Toll-Free)

Website: http://sche.ap.gov.in/EAMCET/

E-Mail: [email protected]

Candidates are advised to thoroughly go through the FAQ section given on the official website of AP EAMCET before contacting the admission directorate for clarification of any doubt.

List of colleges accepting AP EAMCET 2018 scores

Successful candidates will be admitted into various engineering, medical, and pharmacy courses in institutes who accept AP EAMCET examination score. Following is the list of institutions that accept AP EAMCET score:

S.No. Participating Institutes of AP EAMCET
1 JNTU College of Engineering
2 University College of Engineering Osmania University
3 AU College of Engineering
4 Sri Venkateswara University College of Engineering
5 Kakatiya Institute of Technology and Sciences
6 Vasavi College of Engineering
7 University College of Technology
8 GokarajuRangaraju Institute of Engineering and Technology
9 KoneruLakshmaiah University – College of Engineering
10 JNTUH College of Engineering

Results

The final result of AP EAMCET 2018 will be declared around the second week of May 2018. Candidates will be able to check their results and download their scorecard from the official website http://sche.ap.gov.in/EAMCET. After the conduction of the examination, candidates are expected to regularly visit the official website for updates regarding declaration of results and counselling process that will follow soon after the declaration of results.

Cut-Off

Students can have an idea of the cut-off of AP EAMCET 2018 by having a look at the previous year cut-off. Following cut-off list comprises of category wise cut-off.The cut-off varies from category to category. Mainly the cut off depends on these following factors:

  • The number of candidates appearing in the AP EAMCETentrance exam all across the state.
  • The difficulty level of the questions asked in the online test.
  • The availability of seats in the institute.
  • The number of applicants applying for AP EAMCET.
  • Recent trends of cut-off.

Following cut-off list comprises of cut-off for various courses for AP EAMCET last year.

Category Cut-Off
General (UR)/ OBC Category 45
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 40
Scheduled Caste (SC) 35
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 35

The previous year cut-off marks for medical is as follows:

Open Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
OU (Male) 16 468
AU (Male) 18 452
SUV (Male) 20 120
OU (Female) 23 412
OU (Male) 1 8320 (Special Category)
OU (Female) 6 12824 (Special Category)
AU (Male) 40 158
SUV (Female) 56 58
OU (Female) 519 519
AU (Female) 101 10894 (Special Category)
AU (Male) 70 898
SUV (Male) 162 162

Score Validity

The validity of the examination score stands for the particular academic year only. Hence, the validity of AP EAMCET 2018 score will be for the academic year 2018-19 only. Every candidate will get only one chance to appear for AP EAMCET for a particular academic year. Request for multiple attempts in any scenario will not be entertained by the admission directorate.

Reservation/Seat Distribution

The distribution of the seats will take place according to the following norm:

Category Reservation Offered
Schedule Caste (SC) 15%
Schedule Tribe (ST) 6%
Backward Class (BC) 29%(BC-A: 7%, BC-B: 10%, BC-C: 1%,

BC-D: 7% & BC-E:4%)

 

Physically handicapped 3%
NCC, Sports &Extracurricular activities 5%
Ex-servicemen & defence personnel
residing in the State
3%

*Candidates have to carry their category certificate while attending counselling process.

Counselling Schedule

Candidates will be able to view their scores once the result is hosted on the official website. This score will be the basis of their selection in AP EAMCET. The scores can also be viewed by simply logging on to the official website.

After the successful conduction of AP EAMCET, the results will be declared around the second week of May 2018. Those candidates who will be scoring above the cut off mark will be shortlisted for counselling according to the order of merit.

Based on the merit list, candidates will be issued counselling letter for attending the counselling process. The mode of counselling process will be notified on the official website. Allotment list will be released on the official website after every round of counselling process. Candidates can check their status for admission from this list.

Candidates attending the counselling process have to ensure that they are in possession of all the required documents like:

  • 10th class marksheet and passing certificate
  • 12th class marksheet and passing certificate
  • Hall Ticket
  • Score Card
  • Counselling Letter

Hall ticket, Score Card, Counselling Letter must be preserved until the final process of counselling and seat allotment is over.

Sample Paper

The sample papers and previous year question papers are available here:

http://www.model-paper.com/2016/04/ap-eamcet-model-papers-syllabus-imp-questions.html

Candidates can visit the given links and can download the previous year papers of AP EAMCET and also the sample papers related to the same. They are advised to attempt these papers before taking the actual test. This will help them to get accustomed to the level of the questions asked in the examination.

 

 

 

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