AP POLYCET 2022 – Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus, Admit Card


AP POLYCET 2022: The State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh, will conduct AP POLYCET 2022 for candidates seeking admission into Diploma level programs conducted in government, aided, private, un-aided and second shift polytechnics private engineering colleges. Interested candidates can apply on the official website of the Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test (AP POLYCET), i.e. polycetap.nic.in, once the registration begins. Application forms for AP POLYCET 2022 examination are expected to be released in the 4th week of July 2022 as per last year’s data. Candidates should be aware of the fact that they should belong to the State of Andhra Pradesh. Scroll down to check out the details regarding the Diploma Exam application form, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, etc. We will keep updating the information on this page from time to time.


AP POLYCET 2022 exam notification would be released soon. Candidates can check the current status of the exam at polycetap.nic.in

The AP POLYCET is an offline ( pen-paper mode ) exam of 120 marks in total. Candidates qualifying the exam will be eligible to participate in AP POLYCET 2022 counselling. The results will be declared within fifteen days from the date of the test.

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AP POLYCET 2022 Dates

It is important for the candidates to know each and every related to AP POLYCET 2022 examination. Although the official dates have not been released yet, you can check out the tentative dates for the same, which we have listed below, on the basis of last year’s schedule.

AP POLYCET 2022 Date (Tentative)
Commencement of filing of online application 4th week of July 2022
Last date for AP POLYCET application form filling 3rd week of August 2022
AP POLYCET 2022 admit card release 4th week of August 2022
AP POLYCET 2022 exam date 1st week of September 2022
Answer key declaration 1st week of September 2022
Declaration of result 3rd week of September 2022
Counselling process starts to be announced

AP POLYCET 2022 Overview

An Overview of AP POLYCET 2022 is given below:

Exam Conducting Council The State Board of Technical Education and Training
Name of Exam Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test (AP POLYCET)
Official Website polycetap.nic.in
Admission Process Selection will be made through an entrance test
Courses Offered Diploma Courses in programmes related to Engineering/Non – Engineering
Mode of Examination AP POLYCET 2022 is an offline exam (pen-paper test).
Language of Exam English, Urdu and Telugu
Total Questions 120
Total Marks 120

AP POLYCET 2022 Courses

Candidates can get admission into polytechnics of the state for diploma courses in various programmes related to engineering/non – engineering. Admission is offered into the following courses after clearing AP POLYCET:-

  • Civil Engineering
  • Architectural Assistantship
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Applied Electronics & Instrumentation
  • Computer Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mining Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering (Sugar Technology)
  • Commercial and Computer Practice
  • Garment Technology
  • 3-D Animation & Graphics
  • Web Designing
  • Packaging Technology
  • Computer Science and Engineering (Artificial Intelligence)
  • Bio-Medical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Textile Technology
  • Chemical Engineering (Sandwich)
  • Refrigeration and Air conditioning
  • Petroleum Technology
  • Petro Chemical Technology
  • Chemical Engineering (Oil Tech.)
  • Chemical Engineering (Petro Chemicals)
  • Chemical Engineering (Plastics and Polymers)
  • Ceramic Engineering &Technology
  • Packaging Technology
  • Printing Technology
  • Packaging & Printing Technology
  • Craft Technology
  • Home Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Embedded Systems
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering (Sandwich)
  • Industrial Electronics (Sandwich pattern)
  • Electronics and Video Engineering
  • Leather Technology
  • Footwear Technology
  • Automobile Servicing
  • Electrical Appliances maintenance &repairing
  • Mobile Communication

AP POLYCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who are applying for AP POLYCET 2022 must satisfy the eligibility criteria specified by the exam council in order to avoid the rejection of their applications. Candidates should be Indian citizens and should belong to the State of Andhra Pradesh. Eligibility norms will be based on age criteria, educational basis, domicile criteria etc. Given below are the necessary eligibility norms one should check before applying:

  • Applicant must have qualified class 10th examination by the State Board of Andhra Pradesh/ Telangana/ other recognized board
  • Applicant must have passed class 10th examination with mathematics as one of the subjects, and obtained at least 35% marks in the qualifying exam
  • Candidates who have passed class 10th examination from NIOS/ APOSS/ CBSE/ ICSE/ other exams should have passed all the subjects including mathematics, physics, chemistry, with minimum of 35% marks in each subject
  • Candidates who have appeared or are appearing for class 10th examination are also eligible for AP POLYCET 2022
  • There is no age restriction for appearing for AP POLYCET 2022

AP POLYCET 2022 Application Form

Candidates can fill AP POLYCET 2022 application form via online mode as well as in any of the nearest help line centers(Polytechnics). The application for the fee will be paid through net banking/ debit card/ credit card/ UPI. The application form fee will be paid once and it cannot be refunded in any case. Candidates can apply for AP POLYCET 2022 on the official website i.e. polycetap.nic.in

Details in the AP POLYCET 2022 Application Form and Fee Payment

Candidates will be required to fill in the following details in the application form:

  • Class 10th hall ticket number
  • Name as per school records
  • Father’s name
  • Date of birth
  • Address and contant number
  • Choice of examination center
  • Reservation category
  • Special catefory (if applicable)
  • Minority community details (if applicable)
  • Photograph

AP POLYCET 2022 Application Fee

The application form fees is same for all the categories. the fee once paid cannot be refunded. Without the payment of the application form fee once cannot proceed further. Refer to the table below for the expected application fee for AP POLYCET 2022:

Category of candidates Application Fee (INR)
For all the categories Rs 400

AP POLYCET 2022 Exam Pattern

Candidates aspiring to clear AP POLYCET 2022 should be well aware of the examination pattern. The information given below will give you a rough idea regarding the scheme and conduct of the exam.

  • Name of the Exam – AP POLYCET 2022
  • Exam Language – AP POLYCET 2022 will be conducted in English, Telugu and Urdu languages
  • Total No. of sections – There are a total 3 sections: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
  • Total No. of Questions – There are a total of 120 objective questions in AP POLYCET 2022. Mathematics will have 50 questions, Physics will have 40 questions, and 30 questions will be asked from Chemistry
  • Duration of the exam – The duration of AP POLYCET 2022 is 2 hours
  • Negative marking – There is no negative marking
  • Marking Scheme – 1 mark will be given for each and every right answer

Subject Wise Weightage

Subject Marks
Mathematics 50
Chemistry 30
Physics 40
Total 120

How to Apply for AP POLYCET 2022

There are two ways to apply for the AP POLYCET 2022, one is that a applicant can approach a nearest help line centre (Polytechnics) or they can apply online.

Submitting application form at the AP help line centers

1st Step: The candidates have to download the application form from the official website i.e. polycetap.nic.in

2nd Step: The students have to now fill the application form by Providing your authentic details

3rd Step: Now the you have got to paste their recent photo, duly signed by parents

4th Step: After all the information is filled, you have to visit nearest AP POLYCET 2022 helpline center.

5th Step: Now submit the application form in the help centre

6th Step: At last, submit the application fee in cash.

7th Step: After the submission of the application form candidates’ their hall ticket will be generated.

8h Step: You should take a printout of the hall ticket and check all the details mention on the hall ticket.

Note: If there is any error in your admit card get it correct at the help centre immediately

Steps for applying for online application form:

1st Step: Visit the official website of AP POLYCET 2022 using the link provided above

2nd Step: Click on the Application Form icon

3rd Step: Fill in all the required details in the application form

4th Step: Next, upload your recent photo and signature

5th Step: Proceed to pay the application fee amount using an online mode of payment

6th Step: After successful fee payment, click on the submit button

AP POLYCET 2022 Syllabus

It is important for the candidates to be aware of the right syllabus. The latest 10th examination syllabus will have to be followed for AP POLYCET 2022 exam.

For now, candidates can refer to last year’s syllabus here: AP POLYCET Syllabus

AP POLYCET 2022 Admit Card

It is compulsory for all the candidates to take their AP POLYCET 2022 hall ticket to the examination centre. Aspirants can get their admit cards immediately after submitting the AP POLYCET application form. The admission card or hall ticket will have the candidate’s name, examination venue address, and other details. The candidates have to note that printing of hall ticket immediately won’t be possible in the last couple of days, due to heavy rush on the website. Hence they are advised to fill out the application form as soon as it is released or they will have to visit the helpline centre for collecting the same after two or three days. All those appearing for the exam are advised to keep their admit cards safe till the admission process is complete.

AP POLYCET 2022 Exam Centres

Candidates will be able to select their preferred exam centres. The table below has the details for AP POLYCET exam centres as per last year’s data:

Vizianagaram Visakhapatnam
Chittoor Kadapa
Anantapur Guntur
Srikakulam Prakasham
Kurnool Nellore
Krishna Godavari

AP POLYCET 2022 Result

The AP POLYCET 2022 Result will be released on the official website of the council i.e. polycetap.nic.in The candidates will be able to check their results by logging in to the result portal using the hall ticket number. The authorities will release the rank card. The rank card will be evaluated by considering the marks obtained by candidates in the entrance exam. It will not be released for candidates who have failed to qualify AP POLYCET 2022. The minimum marks that should be scored by the candidates in order to qualify in the entrance examination shall be thirty per cent i.e. 36 marks out of 120 marks. The candidates belonging to scheduled caste or scheduled tribe category will be passed even if they score less than 30% in the entrance exam.

Tie – Breaker

In case of a tie in rank at the entrance test, officials resolve the same by using the marks of the following subjects and prescribed method in the same order:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Date of Birth

AP POLYCET 2022 Reservation Criteria

The reservation policy for AP POLYCET 2022 is given in the table below:

Category of candidate Reservation
Scheduled Caste 15%
Scheduled Tribe 6%
BC 29%%
BC ‘A’ 7%
BC ‘B’ 10%
BC ‘C’ 1%
BC ‘D’ 7%
BC ‘E’ 4%

For Residential Polytechnics at Madanapalle, Rajahmundry, Gajwel and Karimnagar, the reservations are:

Category Reservation
Scheduled Caste 75%
Scheduled Tribe 5%
B.C. 10%
O.C. 10%

Note: All the seats are reserved for boys only except Karimnagar.

For Residential Polytechnics at Madanapalle, Rajahmundry, Gajwel and Karimnagar, the reservations are:

Category Reservation
Scheduled Caste 18%
Scheduled Tribe 75%
B.C. 5%
O.C. 2%

Note: All the seats are reserved for boys only.

In all co-educational institutions, which are non-minority, 33.33 per cent of total seats will be kept reserved for female candidates in every reservation category.

For NCC/ Sports and Games, Physically Challenged, Wards of Armed Personnel, the reservations are:

Category Reservation
NCC 1%
Sports 0.5%
Physically Handicapped 3%
Armed Personnel Children 2%

AP POLYCET 2022 Counselling

The selected candidates will then be required to report for the certificate verification at the venue with the specified certificates. The authorities will not send separate allotment letters to the candidates for attending the process of counselling. After the document verification process is done, the candidates can fill their options for the seat allotment in the Polytechnics. The candidates attending the counselling will have to pay the registration fee for registration and counselling, as per the notification, which will be issued for counselling. Candidates will then have to report at the allotted institute with the specified documents and pay the fee to confirm their admission.

Documents required at AP POLYCET 2022 counselling:

The list of documents needed for the verification process in the counselling are given below:

  • Class 10th marksheet and certificates
  • Community Certificate from Revenue Authorities
  • Birth Certificate
  • POLYCET 2022 Hall ticket and Rank Card
  • Certificate of study for the period of education from Class IV to X
  • Certificate of Residence (for candidates who appeared for the qualifying examination privately, without schooling)
  • The certificate from the employer (If applicable)
  • Medical Certificate issued by State/District
  • Certificate issued by competent authority ( for NCC Candidates)
  • Participation Certificate ( for candidates who take part in International Youth Exchange Programme, Republic day Parade at Delhi, State level competition)
  • Parent’s discharge certificate from service (for ward of Armed Personnel)
  • Service Certificate (for serving personnel)
  • Games and Sports Certificate (Original)
  • Certificate from Head of the last attended Institution
  • Original Transfer Certificate
  • Physical Fitness Certificate
  • Income Certificate issued
  • Minority Community certificate

About AP POLYCET 2022

AP POLYCET stands for Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic common entrance test and is conducted by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, AP, Vijayawada for admission into Diploma level programs. AP POLYCET 2022 is state level exam. The entrance examination is going to be conducted in offline (pen-paper format) mode. In AP POLYCET exam there will be 120 questions in total. 

If any candidate has any query regarding the exam, he or she may contact the below-given authority:

State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh

5th Floor, A.N.R Towers, Vijayawada, 521108

Contact numbers: 7901620552 or 7901620551

Official websites of AP POLYCET: sbtetap.gov.in and polycetap.nic.in


Ques 1. Who will conduct the AP POLYCET 2022?

Ans. AP POLYCET is conducted by the State Board of Technical Education and Training.

Ques 2. What is the mode of AP POLYCET 2022 exam?

Ans. It is an offline pen & paper mode exam.

Ques 3. How can we fill out the application for AP POLYCET 2022?

Ans. There are two ways to apply for the AP POLYCET 2022. One is that an applicant can approach the nearest helpline centre (Polytechnics) or they can apply online on the official website.

Ques 4. Is there any negative marking in AP POLYCET 2022 exam?

Ans. No, there won’t be any negative markings in AP POLYCET 2022 exam.

Ques 5. What is AP POLYCET 2022 exam duration?

Ans. The duration of AP POLYCET 2022 is 2 hours.

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