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

 

Introduction to the examination

AP POLYCET is a popular state level entrance examination to take admission into different branches of engineering and non-engineering diploma courses like Architectural Assistantship, Applied Electronics& Instrumental Engineering, Commercial and Computer practice, Footwear Technology, Pharmacy, TV & Sound Engineering etc in various Govt. and Private Polytechnic colleges in Andhra Pradesh. It stands for Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test. It has been conducted by The State Board of Technical Education & Training, Andhra Pradesh. It is a single window test. It is conducted once in a year.

Here is an overview of this examination in a tabular format.

Exam Name Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test
Commonly known as Polycet Examination
Type of Exam Under Graduate
Level of Exam State Level Entrance Test (Andhra Pradesh)
Exam Date 28th April 2018
Course offered Body The State Board of Technical Education & Training, Andhra Pradesh

Structure /Pattern of Examination

Exam type: It is an offline mode or Pen -Paper based examination

Sections: It is a one paper examination which is divided into 3 sections.

These sections are-

  1. Mathematics
  2. Physics
  3. Chemistry

Mathematics sections consist of 60 questions. Each question carries 1 mark.

Under Physics section there are 30 questions. Each carries1 mark and the last section i.e Chemistry section also consists of 30 questions. All questions are of MCQ( Multiple Type question) types. Each question carries 1 mark. Total 120 questions are there and total marks of examination are 120.

Each question has 4 optional answers the candidate needs to darken the correct option among the 4 options. An interesting part of this examination is that there is no negative marking system.

Duration: Duration of this examination is 2 hours.

Language: All questions are printed in 3 different languages i.e Telugu, English and Urdu.

Below I have furnished the details of this examination in a tabular format.

Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
Mathematics 60 60
Physics 30 30 2 hours
Chemistry 30 30

In Mathematics part syllabus consists of Real Numbers, Number system, Algebra, Linear equations, Trigonometry, Geometry, Mensuration, Probability, Statistics, Sets, Polynomials, Progression, Coordinate Geometry etc.

In Physics part, the syllabus consists of Heat, the reflection of Lights, Refraction of Lights at a plane surface, Refraction of lights at a curved surface, the structure of Atom, Chemical bonding etc.

In Chemistry part, the syllabus consists of Nuclear Chemistry, the states of matter, Redox reaction, Chemical Thermodynamics, Chemical and Ionic equilibrium, Electro Chemistry, Organic Compounds with the functional group-containing Nitrogen, Chemical Kinetics etc.

Eligibility criteria

The applicant should be fulfilled the below-mentioned eligibility criteria.

  • The applicant needs to be Indian citizen
  • The applicant needs to belong to the AP state
  • The applicant needs to have domicile of AP state
  • There is no upper age limit
  • The minimum age of the candidate should be more than 15 years
  • The minimum qualification of the candidate is SSC (10th pass) by any recognized board.
  • The candidate needs to pass in every subject and get minimum 35 % marks in Maths, Physics and Chemistry
  • The candidate appearing in the SSC or equivalent examination can also apply for this examination.
  • The candidate who gets compartment can also apply for this examination but he/she needs to clear his/her compartment before the admission procedure.

Application forms and Submission procedure

The candidate can get, fill and submit the application form through online as well as offline mode.

For online application, the candidate first needs to visit this websitehttps://polycetap.nic.in/

The application form for AP POLYCET Examination, 2018 will be available from 19th March 2018. Before filling up the application form the candidate needs to read very carefully the instructions which are available in the AP POLYCET Booklet.

The applicant needs to follow 4 simple steps to complete this application form fill up procedure.

These steps are-

STEP-1

Registration: For registration process, the first candidate needs to go to the website www.poycetap.nic.in

  • After that he/she needs to click on Apply for AP POLYCET,2018, button
  • Then the candidate needs to enter his/her name, email ID and valid phone number
  • After that, the candidate needs to click on” Register” option.
  • A 6 digit user ID and password will be sent to the email ID which is provided by the candidate.

STEP-2:

Form fill up: The candidate needs to fill up all details mentioned in the forms.

And then upload the passport size photograph, thumb impression, and signature. All images should be in JPG format. Moreover, all uploaded images should be in 30kb size.

The positive side of it is that the candidate can also change the information in the online application form within 13th April 2018 which is the last date of online submission of the form.

STEP-3:

Payment of application fees: The candidate can pay the application fee through both online and offline mode. The candidate can pay through Debit care/credit card/ net banking.

For offline payment, the candidate needs to go to nearest AP POLYCET online centre/ E SEVA /MEE Seva or helpline centre and make the payment there.

The last step is printing of form: the candidate needs to take print out of duly filled up form and keep it for future reference.

Application form can be filled up through offline also. For that, the candidate needs to go to nearest helpline centre( List of helpline centre is given to the official website)

Admit Card

Like other examinations in this exam also, the candidate should have Admit Card to appear in the examination. To get the Admit Card the candidate either needs to go to his/her nearest Helpline Centre or can download it from www.polycetap.nic.in or www.sbtetap.gov.in

The State Board of Technical Education & Training, Andhra Pradesh will start issuing online Admit Card for 2018 examination from 3rd week of April 2018. Without Admit Card/hall Ticket the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

The candidates can check their result through online. For that, they need to visit the official site www.sbtetap.gov.inthen they need to enter their hall ticket number. The exam authority issues the score/rank card few days after the official announcement of result.

Admission procedure

After Result out, the admission procedure will start. A large number of Govt and Private polytechnic colleges in AP accepts this score.

Here I have furnished some of the best polytechnic colleges in AP.

  1. AVN Polytechnic, Mudinepalli
  2. AANM & VVRSR Polytechnic, Gudlavalleru
  3. AI -Huda Polytechnic for minority
  4. SV College of Pharmacy
  5. Govt Polytechnic
  6. GMR Institute of Technology
  7. Govt. Polytechnic for women
  8. TVR Polytechnic
  9. Swami Vivekananda Polytechnic
  10. SMT TKR Polytechnic

For more information, the aspirant needs to visit https://appolycet.co.in

From this official website, they can get the list of govt. and private polytechnic colleges in AP. The counselling procedure for AP POLYCET Examination, 2018 will start in the last week of June 2018. The counselling and seat allocation is completely an online process.

Therefore, after the result, the candidate needs to register online himself/ herself to get into the course. Apart from that, the candidate needs to get minimum cut off marks which are set by the State Board of Technical Education & Training, Andhra Pradesh.

Cut off marks varies from year to year it is only applicable to General /OBC candidates. For SC/ST candidates there are no cut off marks.

After the seat allotment, the candidates need to download it and report to the respective colleges/institutes.

At the time of admission, the candidates need to produce the below-mentioned documents.

  • SSC mark sheet along with Passing certificate
  • 12th mark sheet along with the Passing certificate
  • Hall Ticket, Score Card/Rank Card
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Passport size photograph
  • Category Certificate( Only for SC/ST candidate)

In this exam, there is a separate centre for Urdu medium candidates.

Notification

The Andhra Pradesh State Board of Technical Education & Training (SBTET) conducts the yearly Polytechnic Common Entrance Test (POLYCET) for candidates seeking admissions into Diploma courses in Engineering and non-Engineering schemes offered by polytechnic institutes.

The notification for AP POLYCET 2018 is yet to be released.

Below is a sample of the AP POLYCET 2017 notification-

 

Syllabus

 

The AP POLYCET 2018 exam contains MCQ-type questions and is conducted offline for a duration of two hours. There are 120 questions to be solved based on class X Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. All questions are graded equally and there is no negative marking for incorrect answers.

The syllabus for AP POLYCET 2018 is as follows:

Subject Syllabus
Physics ·         Heat.

·         Refraction of Light at Plane Surface.

·         Reflection of Light by different Surfaces.

·         Refraction of Light at Curved Surface.

·         Human Eye & Colorful World.

·         Electro-Magnetism.

·         Electric Current

Chemistry ·         Chemical Equations & Reactions.

·         Classification of Elements – The Periodic Table

·         Acids, Bases & Salts.

·         Chemical Bonding

·         The Structure of Atom.

·         Principles of Metallurgy.

·         Carbon & its Compounds.

Mathematics ·         Number System.

·         Real Numbers.

·         Algebra.

·         Sets.

·         Linear Equations.

·         Quadratic Equations.

·         Trigonometry.

·         Polynomials.

·         Geometry.

·         Progressions.

·         Surface Areas & Volume.

·         Coordinate Geometry.

·         Probability.

·         Mensuration.

·         Statistics.

·         Mathematical Modeling.

 

Important Dates

The important dates for AP POLYCET 2018 are as follows:

19thMarch 2018 Online applications start date
13thApril 2018 Online application end date
3rd  week of April 2018 Availability of admit card
28th April 2018 Exam date
2nd  week of May 2018 Declaration of results
30thMay 2018 Counseling start date

 

List of Exam Centers

The exam centers where the AP POLYCET 2018 will be conducted are as follows:

Srikakulam Ongole (Prakasam District) Mukteswaram (Amalapuram) (East Godavari District) Kadiri (Anantapur District)
Tekkali (Srikakulam District) Addanki (Prakasam District) Visakahapatnam Atmakur (Nellore District)
Vizianagaram Nellore Paderu (Visakhapatnam District) Tirupathi (Chittor District)
Bobbili (Vizianagaram District) Gudur (Nellore District) Narsipatnam (Visakhapatnam District) Madanapally (Chittor District)
Anakapalli (Visakhapatnam District) Kalipiri (Chittor District) Bhimunipatnam (Visakhapatnam District) Kuppam (Chittor District)
Kakinada (East Godavari District) Kadapa Vijayawada (Krishna District) Hindupur (Anantapur District)
Rajamundry (East Godavari District) Proddatur (Kadapa District) Machilipatnam (Krishna District) Karnool
Eluru (West Godavari District) Rajampet (Kadapa District) Nandigama (Krishna District) Nandyal (Kurnool District)
Tanuku (West Godavari District) Ananthpur Guntur Srisailam (Kurnool District)
Bhimavaram (West Godavari District) Kalyandurg (Anantapur District) Bapatla (Guntur District) Yetapaka Near Bhadrachalam (East Godavari District)

 

Contact Details

For more details regarding AP POLYCET 2018, kindly refer to the following details:

Location:

State Board of Technical Education & Training (SBTET),
5th Floor, ANR Towers,
Jammichettu Road, Prasadmpadu,
Vijayawada – 521108,
Andhra Pradesh

Phone Number: 9133399677, 9133399688, 9133399699
Email: AP POLYCET [email protected]
Official Website: www.AP POLYCET 2018ap.nic.in

Colleges accepting the Exam Scores

The following colleges accept the candidate’s score obtained in AP POLYCET 2018:

Andhra Pradesh State Andhra University Srikakulam District Govt Polytechnic Diploma

 

 

 

College Name College Name
GOVT POLYTECHNIC G M R INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
GOVT POLYTECHNIC FOR WOMEN SRI VENKATESWARA POLYTECHNIC
S V COLLEGE OF PHARMACY SARADA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY & MANAGEMENT
Andhra Pradesh State Andhra University Vizayanagaram District Govt Polytechnic Diploma

 

 

M.R.A.G.R GOVT POLYTECHNIC GOKUL INSTITUTE OF TECH & SCIENCE
GOVT DOMESTIC SCIENCE TRAINING COLLEGE THANDRA PAPARAYA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE & TECH
BHASKARA POLYTECHNIC SRINIVASA DIPLOMA IN ENGG AND TECH
 

Andhra Pradesh State Andhra University District Govt Polytechnic Diploma

 

 

 

 

Andhra Pradesh State Andhra University EAST GODAVARI District Govt Polytechnic Diploma

 

 

 

Andhra Pradesh State Andhra University WEST GODAVARI District Govt Polytechnic Diploma

 

 

 

 

Andhra Pradesh State Andhra University KRISHNA District Govt Polytechnic Diploma

 

 

 

Andhra Pradesh State Andhra University Guntur District Govt Polytechnic Diploma 

 

 

Andhra Pradesh State Andhra University PRAKASAM District Govt Polytechnic Diploma 

 

 

Andhra Pradesh State SRIVENKATESWARA UNIVERSITY NELLORE District Govt Polytechnic Diploma 

 

 

SHIRIDI SAI DIPLOMA IN ENGG. & TECH BALAJI POLYTECHNIC
GOVT POLYTECHNIC BEHARA POLYTECHNIC
G.M.R POLYTECHNIC MRS AVN COLLEGE
GOVT POLYTECHNIC FOR WOMEN DADI INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
GOVT POLYTECHNIC GONNA INSTITUTE OF IT AND SCIENCES
GOVT INSTT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING SRI CHAITANYA ENGINEERING COLLEGE
ANDHRA POLYTECHNIC ADITYA ENGINEERING COLLEGE
GOVT POLYTECHNIC FOR WOMEN PRASIDDHA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
DR B.R.A.G.M.R POLYTECHNIC PYDAH COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
SRI Y.V.S. & B.R.M.M POLYTECHNIC GIET POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
S.M.V.M POLYTECHNIC SASI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING
SIR C.R.R. POLYTECHNIC SRI VASAVI INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY
M.R.K. POLYTECHNIC SRI VENKATESWARA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
COL.D.S.RAJU POLYTECNIC CHAITANYA ENGINEERING COLLEGE
SMT. B.SEETHA POLYTECHNIC NOVAS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
GOVT POLYTECHNIC DJR COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
AANM & VVRSR POLYTECHNIC GANDHIJI INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
VKR & VNB POLYTECHNIC GURINDAPALLI DEVANANDAM MARY MEMORIAL COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
KES POLYTECHNIC FOR WOMEN MOTHER THERESA EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY GROUP OF INSTITUTIONS
MBTS GOVT POLYTECHNIC NARASARAOPETA ENGINEERING COLLEGE
GOVT POLYTECHNIC FOR WOMEN MULUGONDLA PAKIRA REDDY MEMORIAL POLYTECHNIC
CR POLYTECHNIC GOVT OF POLYTECHNIC
SVKP POLYTECHNIC PRATAP POLYTECHNIC
DA GOVT POLYTECHNIC GOVT POLYTECHNIC
SUVR & SR GOVT POLYTECHNIC FOR WOMEN GOVT POLYTECHNIC
GOVT POLYTECHNIC RAO S COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
GOVT POLYTECHNIC GOVT POLYTECHNIC
GOVT POLYTECHNIC FOR WOMEN GOKULA KRISHNA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
Andhra Pradesh State SRIVENKATESWARA UNIVERSITY CHITTOR District Govt Polytechnic Diploma  

 

 

 

SV GOVT POLYTECHNIC SRI VENKATESWARA POLYTECHNIC FOR PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED
SP WOMENS POLYTECHNIC GOVT POLYTECHNIC
GOVT POLYTECHNIC FOR WOMEN GOVT POLYTECHNIC
GMR POLYTECHNIC GOVT POLYTECHNIC
Andhra Pradesh State SRIVENKATESWARA UNIVERSITY KADAPA District Govt Polytechnic Diploma 

 

 

 

GOVT POLYTECHNIC GOVT POLYTECHNIC
LOYOLA POLYTECHNIC (YSRR) GARUDADRI COLLEGE OF D-PHARMACY
SVCM POLYTECHNIC VIKAS POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
GOVT POLYTECHNIC FOR WOMEN ACHARYA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
Andhra Pradesh State SRIVENKATESWARA UNIVERSITY ANANTHAPURAM District Govt Polytechnic Diploma 

 

 

GOVT POLYTECHNIC PVKK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
GOVT POLYTECHNIC FOR WOMEN NARAYANA INSTITUTE OF DIPLOMA IN ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
RV INSTT OF PH EDN & RES SHRI SHIRDI SAI INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Andhra Pradesh State SRIVENKATESWARA UNIVERSITY KURNOOL District Govt Polytechnic Diploma 

 

 

ESC GOVT POLYTECHNIC AVR & SVR COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
TGLG POLYTECHNIC BRINDAVAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCES
SRI  GPR GOVT POLYTECHNIC SREENIVASA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY

 

It is to be noted that the above is list is just a comprehensive list. It does not cover all the colleges in which the candidates can get admitted based on AP POLYCET score. For complete details, please visit the official site.

 

 

Results

The results of the exam will be released by the second week of May 2018 via online mode on the official website. A separate merit list based on the score obtained will be delivered. It is recommended that the candidate regularly visits the official website for updates regarding the declaration of results and the counseling process.

 

Cut off

Every candidate will be issued a score card mentioning their percentile. This percentile will be the basis of their admission in the respective college. The general category must secure atleast 30% (36 marks out of 120) in the test, while the SC/ST category does not have any minimum cutoff.

 

Score Validity

The validity of the examination score stands for the particular academic year only. Hence, the AP POLYCET 2018 score holds good for the academic year 2018-19 only. Every candidate will get only one chance to write the test per year. Request for multiple attempts will not be entertained by the organizing body.

Reservation / Seat distribution

The following seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the categories shown below:

Category Percentage
OC (open competition) 50%
SC (Scheduled caste) 15%
ST (schedule Tribe) 6%
BC (backward classes) 29%

 

Counselling schedule

The counseling for AP POLYCET 2018 will begin from 30th May 2018onward. Students will have to fill up their choices online and verify their documents offline. The fees for the counseling is ₹500 for general category and ₹250 for SC/ST.

Documents required for the counselling:

  • Class X mark sheet and passing certificate
  • Class XII mark sheet & passing certificate
  • AP POLYCET 2018 Hall Ticket & Rank /Score Card
  • Passport size photographs
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Category Certificate

 

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