AP DEECET 2021 – Result (Out), Answer Key, Counselling


AP DEECET 2021 – AP DEECET 2021 result and response sheet has released at apdeecet.apcfss.in. Earlier, AP DEECET 2021 answer key and question paper has released in PDF format. AP DEECET 2021 Exam was conducted on 26 & 27 October 2021. Commissioner of School Education, Government of AP conducts Andhra Pradesh Diploma in Elementary Education Common Entrance Test (AP DEECET) for the students who want to pursue D.El.Ed. AP DEECET is an examination conducted at the state level. The candidates who have passed or are still appearing in 10+2 can apply for AP DEECET 2021. The exam is conducted to take admission in Government districts institutes of Education and Training (D.I.E.T.S) and other private elementary teacher training institutions. Scroll down to know more about AP DEECET 2021 such as its exam pattern, eligibility criteria, application form.

Latest – AP DEECET 2021 result has released. Click here to check it.

Latest – AP DEECET 2021 answer key along with question paper has released. Click here to check it.


Admission to AP DEECET is granted on the basis of their performance in the entrance examination. Candidates can refer to the table below to get a brief idea about the AP DEECET 2021 timeline.

Events Important dates
Payment of Fees through Payment gateway 01-14 Oct 2021
Online submission of application 01-15 Oct 2021
Last date of receipt
of filled in application through online
15 Oct 2021
Availability of Hall Tickets 21 Oct 2021
AP DEECET 2021 exam date 26 & 27 Oct 2021
Release of answer key Released
Declaration of Results 29 Oct 2021
First phase of Counseling 01-10 Nov 2021
Second phase of Counseling 15-20 Nov 2021
Special Counseling 25-28 Nov 2021
First Instruction day 31 Nov 2021
  • Click here to download the schedule Ap DEECET 2021

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AP DEECET 2021 Result

The result of AP DEECET 2021 is releases by the Office of the Commissioner of School Education, Andhra Pradesh. AP DEECET 2021 Result is announced in the form of a merit list at apdeecet.apcfss.in. The merit list is published in the PDF file format. The list consists of the name of the candidates, registration number, rank.

The rank card along with response sheet of the candidates is hosted on the web-site apdeecet.apcfss.in.

AP DEECET 2021 scorecard is released. Candidates can download their respective scorecards by entering the candidates id and date of birth.

AP DEECET 2021 Admit Card

The hall ticket for AP DEECET 2021 is releases online on the official website of Commissioner of School Education, Government of AP. The candidates can download the admit card by entering the login credentials like candidate id, date of birth, verification code etc. AP DEECET 2021 hall ticket is an important document which must be carried to the exam centre positively. It is also important that the candidates keep AP DEECET 2021 admit card safe as it will be needed during final admission.

Candidates can download their Hall Tickets from the website at apdeecet.apcfss.in. In case any
candidate could not download the Hall ticket she/he should contact the Help Line phone number 9121148061, 9121148062 between 10.30 AM and 5.00 PM on all working days only giving details of the journal number of the fee paid, reference number of the application submitted.

Note: Request for issue of duplicate Hall Ticket will not be entertained after the examination in any case.

AP DEECET 2021 Application Form

The application form for AP DEECET 2021 are release in the online mode on the official website. It is mandatory that the candidates register themselves for the examination. Candidates have to fill and submit the AP DEECET online application form through the official website which is apdeecet.apcfss.in.

Candidates are advised to enter authentic information in their application forms any discrepancies found in the later stages will result in the disqualification of the candidate. Candidates are advised to keep ready a scanned copy of their recent photo and signature ready while applying for the examination.

Application Form Fee: 

The candidate has to pay Rs 600 through online payment gateways.

Photo specifications: The images must be scanned and should be uploaded in jpeg / jpg format. For more information about the specification, check the information provided below.

Particulars File size Dimension
Photograph Not more than 50 KB 3.5 cm x 3.5 cm
Signature Not more than 50 KB 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm

AP DEECET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Government of Andhra Pradesh has set some terms and conditions for the students who want to pursue D.El.Ed. These terms and conditions are known by the name of eligibility criteria. Check the eligibility criteria for AP DEECET 2021 given below.


The candidates must be of Indian nationality and should have satisfied the Local / Non Local status requirements as set by the institutions of Andhra Pradesh.

Age Limit

The candidates applying for AP DEECET must be 17 years of age as on September 01 of the year of admission.


For obtaining a DEECET rank, a candidate belonging to “OC” and “BC” communities shall secure minimum 35% marks in DEECET. For Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Physically Challenged candidates the minimum qualifying mark for allotment of seats reserved under the respective categories will be 25%. That is to say, candidates belonging to SC and ST communities should secure 35% of marks for consideration against seats under OC/ NCC / CAP /Sports category.

Educational Qualifications:

  • The candidate should have passed or appeared for the Intermediate Examination (Qualifying Exam) or its equivalent as decided by the DEECET Committee for appearing at the DEECET. However, he/she should have passed the qualifying examination at the time of admission.
  • The candidates should have secured 50% of marks in aggregate in the Qualifying Examination for appearing in the DEECET for both ‘A’ and ‘B’ category seats. The minimum percentage of marks in the qualifying Examination for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Physically Challenged candidates shall however be 45% for both ‘A’ and ‘B’ category seats.

Eligibility subject – wise

Mathematics: The candidates must have studied Mathematics at Intermediate level.

Biological Science: The candidates must have studied Botany and Zoology at Intermediate level.

Physical Science: The candidates must have studied Physics and Chemistry at Intermediate level.

Social Studies: The candidates who have studied any two subjects out of civics, economic, history, commerce and geography at intermediate level.

Note: The candidates who have studied Vocational course are not eligible.

AP DEECET 2021 Exam Pattern

It is important for the candidates to check the exam pattern before the exam because it specifies the number of questions, parts of the exam, total marks etc. Also, the exam pattern is beneficial to be checked in advance because it enables the candidates to prepare a full – proof study plan for the exam.

Check the last year’s exam pattern for AP DEECET 2021 given below.

Part-A No. of questions Q.Nos Q.Nos
Teaching Aptitude 5 1 – 5 5
General Knowledge 5 6 – 10 5
English 5 11 – 15 5
Telugu 5 16 – 20 5
Opted Language ( Telugu /
Tamil / Urdu / English)
10 21 – 30 10
Mathematics 10 31 – 40 10
General Science 10 41 – 50 10
Social Studies 10 51 – 60 10
Part-B No. of questions Q.Nos Q.Nos
Mathematics 40 61 – 100 40
Physical Science
a) Physics (20)
b) Chemistry(20)
40 61 – 80
Bio – Science
a) Botany (20)
b) Zoology (20)
40 61 – 80
Social Studies
a) History (13)
b) Economics (13)
c) Civics (13)
d) History/Economics/ Civics (1)
40 61 – 100 40

AP DEECET 2021 Syllabus

Candidates ca refer to the syllabus given below to see what must be covered before appearing for the exam.

Syllabus for Part A –  A.P. State syllabus form class VI to X

Syllabus for Part B – Two Years Board of Intermediate Education of A.P. State Syllabus.

  • Maths: Those who studied Mathematics as a subject at the Intermediate level.
  • Physical Science: Those who studied Physics and Chemistry as their Intermediate Subjects.
  • Biological Science: Those who studied Botany, Zoology as their Intermediate Subjects.
  • Social Studies: Those who studied two subjects out of Five Subjects viz., Civics, Economics, History, Geography, Commerce.

AP DEECET 2021 Preparation Tips

Besides knowing the exam pattern, it is important to follow a tight schedule of study before the examinatiom. For the same reason, some expert tips are suggested here.

  1. Proper time management: For any examination, it is important to make a proper time table in which all the topics can be covered. So, abide by this rule and prepare likewise for this exam too.
  2. Gain more knowledge: As this is a teaching paper, try to understand teh concepts related to every field, be it, science, be it daily life teachings etc.
  3. Understand the concepts: Do not try to mug up the theories rather try to understand them so that it could be used later in life also.
  4. Pick the best study material: Refer to those books in which concepts are clearly stated. Make sure all the books are trustworthy.
  5. Revision: Before the examination, studying hard for the exam is important but more important is to revise all those concepts time and again.

AP DEECET 2021 Important Books

Check the books given below for AP DEECET. Make sure proper set of books are selected for the preparation of the exam.

Books Links
Uttar Pradesh BTC Deled 1st Semester ( All Papers All Subjects Set )

By Rajan

Buy Here
Pawan D.El.ED. Guide II Semester

By Sahitya Prakashan

Buy Here
NIOS D.El.Ed. First Year Book Combo-501 | 502 | 503 Hindi Medium

By GPH Panel of Experts

Buy Here

By Experienced Authors of DIET

Buy Here

AP DEECET 2021 Mock Test

Before going for any exam, it is important to prepare yourself. The mock tests make it simple to practice the whole syllabus in less time. In order to practice for the exam, here we have provided the link below:

Mock Tests:  Click here to check the Mock test for AP DEECET 2021.

AP DEECET 2021 Response Sheet

The candidates can download AP DEECET 2021 response sheet from the official website. For getting the response sheet, the candidates need to enter their hall ticket number and date of birth. The response sheet is the recoded responses of the test – takers and they can use it with the answer key and question paper to calculate the marks before the actual announcement of the result.

AP DEECET 2021 Answer Key

The answer key for AP DEECET 2021 is releases along with the question papers at apdeecet.apcfss.in. AP DEECET 2021 answer key is released in the pdf file format. It is released separately for all the other subjects. The candidates can use the question paper with the answer key to cross-check all the questions and to have an estimate about the performance of the exam. The answer keys are published as per the different languages.

Allotment of Seats

All the sanctioned intake of seats in D.El.Ed course in the Govt. DIETs and Convener quota (Category-A) in private unaided Elementary Teacher Education Institutions shall be filled by the Convener DEECET-2021. Such seats shall be allotted to the candidates on the basis of the rank obtained in DEECET-2021. The seat intake capacity in each institute may change from time to time as decided by NCTE (National Council for Teacher Education).

Method of Admission

The admissions shall be made through a Single Window System in the order of merit on the basis of rank assigned in DEECET and to the extent of sanctioned seats through Web-Based Admission service provided by the Convener DEECET or Convener DEECET AC as the case may be.

The seats in the Government institutions / DIETs and 80% of the seats belongs to the Category A and has to be filled by the Convener and the rest 20% of teh seats which belong to category B must be filled by the respective institutions decided by the Convener only.

AP DEECET 2021 Counselling

AP DEECET 2021 counseling is conducted by the Department of School Education of Government of Andhra Pradesh for the candidates who wish to get admission in the Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) 2 years course offered by Govt. DIET and private elementary teacher training institutions across the state of Andhra Pradesh. The counseling is conducted in the online mode wherein, the qualified candidates need to submit their options.

About Department of School Education of Government of Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh state has a total of 62,182 schools from 13 districts which include Primary, Upper Primary and High schools. The total number of students from Primary to High schools is 69,91,634 and the total number of the teacher is 2,86,311. The main objective or mission of the Department of School Education of Government of Andhra Pradesh is to educating, nurturing and providing equality and better school infrastructure to all students from every corner of the state. 

AP DEECET 2021 Exam Frequently Asked Questions

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Q1: How many seats intake in the AP DEECET?

Ans : All the sanctioned intake of seats in D.El.Ed course in the Govt. DIETs and Convener quota (Category-A) in private unaided Elementary Teacher Education Institutions shall be filled by the Convener DEECET-2021. Such seats shall be allotted to the candidates based on the rank obtained in AP DEECET.

Q2: What is the eligibility criteria for AP DEECET?

Ans : The candidates should have secured 50% of marks in aggregate in the Qualifying Examination for appearing in the DEECET.

Q3: Is there any exam pattern for AP DEECET?

Ans : AP DEECET exam is an objective type exam, candidates need to answer 100 MCQ. The question paper is divided into two parts i.e. Part-A and Part-B. Part-A consists of 60 marks whereas Part-B consists of 40 marks.

Official Website: apdeecet.apcfss.in or cse.ap.gov.in.

For more details regarding AP DEECET 2021, candidates can download Information Brochure| Admission Notification

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