The Andhra Pradesh University conducts its eligibility test for various subjects every year. We often refer to it as the APSET. The main motive of the APSET exam is to recruit Assistant Professors and Lecturers. APSET is the short-term for Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test. Furthermore, the APSET recruits candidates in various degree colleges and Andhra Universities.
Besides, Sir C.R. Reddy was the inaugural Vice-Chancellor (VC) of this 94-year-old institution. However, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the second Indian President, served as the second VC of this university. Currently, Prof. P.V.G.D. Prasad Reddy serves as the Vice-Chancellor.
|Exam Name||Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test|
|Vice-Chancellor||Prof. P.V.G.D. Prasad Reddy|
Furthermore, Andhra University conducts this exam for a total of 30 subjects. These are:
Notification for the APSET exam is available on Andhra University’s official website www.apset.net.in. It came out on August 4, 2021. Moreover, it informed the candidates about various details of the APSET exam. The details are:
|Notification||August 4, 2021|
|Submission of APSETapplications||August 11, 2021|
|Mode of submission||Online|
|Last date for submission of APSET applications (without late fee)||September 13, 2021|
|Submission of APSET applications with a late fee of Rs. 1,000||September 21, 2021|
|Submission of APSET applications with a late fee of Rs. 2,000||September 28, 2021|
|Submission of APSET applications with a late fee of Rs. 5,000||October 8, 2021|
|Hall ticket download||October 22, 2021|
|Exam date||October 31, 2021|
APSET exam considers candidates eligible on these bases:
Any candidate with a master’s degree can apply for this post. The only requirement is that they must have scored more than 55% marks from a recognized university. Also, candidates from any category like SC/ST/OBC are also eligible for this post. Apart from there transgenders can also apply. Moreover, candidates with any disability (PwD) are also eligible and can apply for this post. These candidates from the PwD category must have scored 50% in their master’s degree. In the case of Ph.D. candidates, APSET gives them a relaxation of 5% marks. Besides, APSET also gives the same relaxation to transgender candidates. This relaxation also applies to marks scored in any exam. This relaxation is also available for transgender candidates of SC/ST/ PwD categories.
Furthermore, candidates who are in the last year of their master’s degree can also apply. Apart from these candidates with their results awaited are also eligible. Moreover, these candidates must submit their final year documents within two years from the day of their result declaration. These candidates must follow all the eligibility criteria. However, Andhra University accepts them on a provisional basis.
Meanwhile, the candidate can only apply for the subjects in which they have completed their master’s degree. However, if that subject is not on the APSET list, then these candidates can apply to a subject that is more relatable to the subject in which they have completed their masters.
Also, the candidates do not need to send any documents to the APSET office. Neither the printout of the application form nor their certificates. Though, APSET wants candidates to satisfy themselves with their eligibility. Later, in case any candidate is not found eligible, APSET will take all legal actions against them. Moreover, APSET will cancel their provisional admission.
Candidates must follow the below-given steps to fill their APSET application form. Before we start the actual application process, candidates must verify their eligibility before filling their application forms. They must follow all the criteria mentioned above in the eligibility section.
APSET provides students with eight regional exam centers. candidates can select exam centers of their choice. Here is the list of APSET exam centers:
Andhra University releases a subject-wise syllabus for the APSET exam on its website. Now we will discuss the syllabus for the general paper. This paper is common to all irrespective of their master’s degree specialization subject.
Here is a small portion that includes the APSET syllabus of a few Paper-II subjects.
This paper consists of two parts. The second part further consists of another part. Therefore, this paper gets divided into a total of three parts. Moreover, the first part includes a total of four units, the second one includes 10 units. However, the last one consists of only three chapters.
Furthermore, the main topics include Source of Medieval Indian History, Rise of Indian nationalism, Dissolution of Empire and emergence of regional powers, Harsha and his times, Gupta age, Historical method, research, etc. Candidates must download the APSET syllabus from their website for further reference.
The syllabus of this subject is divided into three main parts. These are:
Inorganic chemistry: This part of chemistry consists of 12 chapters. It mainly includes topics like Bioinorganic chemistry, Nuclear chemistry, Organometallic compounds, Allotropy, Chemical periodicity, Concepts of acids, and bases, etc.
Physical chemistry: This is the second part of this subject. Moreover, it includes 14 major chapters. The most important topics include solid-state, polymer chemistry, electrochemistry, chemical kinetics, thermodynamics, etc.
Organic chemistry: This one is the last part of this paper and consists of 13 units. Moreover, it includes topics like Organic transformations and reagents, Concepts in organic synthesis, Asymmetric synthesis, Aromaticity, Principles of stereochemistry, etc.
This paper consists of two parts. The first part includes 10 chapters whereas the second part consists only of five units. Furthermore, topics in the first part include programming in C and C++, computer arithmetic; data and file structures; operating systems, etc. However, the second part includes topics like programming languages and concepts; microprocessor architecture, microprocessor applications; analog and digital transmission, etc.
APSET will soon release the admit cards for candidates who applied for the posts of Assistant Professors. The APSET admit cards will be available on their official website.
Moreover, all candidates can download the APSET admit cards will the help of the process given below. For this purpose, candidates must log in to their accounts with the correct details. Furthermore, candidates can take a printout for future reference.
APSET releases its admit cards on its official website. These admit cards are only available online on their website. Candidates can thus download it from there. Moreover, candidates can download admit cards on any working mobile device/ laptop/ computer. Here is the stepwise process to download APSET exam admit cards:
Admit cards are must for a candidates to enter any exam center. Therefore, candidates must carry it with themselves. Moreover, there are some important details available on the APSET admit cards. Here are some details:
|Admit card details in Tabular form|
|APSET Roll Number||Candidates Name||Exam Venue|
|Photograph||Signature||Exam date and timing|
|Subject||Important instructions||Hall ticket number|
|APSET application number||–||–|
Here are the basic details stated on the APSET admit card:
Following are the documents candidates must carry:
Most of the candidates usually forget their log-in details. In the case of APSET exams, candidates can get back their accounts after following a certain process. Candidates encounter three situations. However, their solutions are available on the APSET website.
Once the candidates qualify for the APSET exam, the next step is to verify their documents. APSET issues a separate notification for this purpose. Moreover, For the convenience of qualified candidates, APSET sets up verification centers. Verification centers are available at various places. These are usually the same centers where the APSET had set the exam centers. Here is the list of documents that qualified candidates must carry with them.
APSET will declare the result soon after its exam. The link for the result will be available on the APSET website. Moreover, APSET will issue a qualifying certificate for the candidates who cleared this exam. The APSET result will be available only in online mode. For this purpose, candidates have to give details like application numbers or their roll numbers.
|Exam date||October 31, 2021|
|Answer key||Not announced yet|
|Result||Not announced yet|
|Cut off list||Not announced yet|
Candidates must carry out the following steps to access the result of the APSET exams:
Details mentioned on the APSET results are:
APSET has set selection criteria for the candidates appearing in their exams. The points below will make it understand how this process works.
APSET Verification Venues
Here is a list of verification venues along with the address and contact details. These are the center details for the year 2020, as this year’s details are not available yet.
|Centre Name||Contact number||Venue Address|
|Visakhapatnam||Number: 0891-2500176||Online Counseling Centre, near School of Distance Education, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.|
Mobile: 9440258822 / 9441856350
|Online Counseling / Helpline Centre
Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur upstairs of ANU, main Canteen.
|Anantapur||Helpline: 5150039440556990||Sri Krishnadevaraya Institute of
Management, S.K. University, Anantapur.
|Tirupati||Helpline: 5175029989258403||Helpline Centre, Old MBA Building, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati.|
Qualified candidates of the APSET exam must submit a document known as the proforma certificate. Candidates must download this certificate and carry it with them for the verification process. Moreover, here are some details candidates must fill in to get their proforma certificate.
Andhra University will release the cut-off score for the APSET exam soon after the declaration of results. The cut-off score will be different for each subject. Moreover, the cut-off score will also vary according to the categories. APSET cut-off score is the minimum marks required by candidates to qualify for this exam.
Moreover, the APSET cut-off for the general category is 40%. However, the cut-off for the reserved category is 35%. Here are some points that determine the APSET cut off:
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Ans: Prof. P.V.G.D. Prasad Reddy serves as the current Vice-Chancellor of Andhra University.
Ans: APSET is the short-term for Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test.
Ans: APSET exam results are available on their official website www.apset.net.in
Ans: The basic salary of these Assistant Professor/ Lecturer is Rs. 29,900 per month.
Ans: APSET has set no upper age limit for candidates to become eligible for the post of Assistant Professors.