Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test

Counseling Date
25th May 2023

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The commencement of the choice filling process for AP POLYCET 2023 counseling will be happening soon. In order to participate in the AP POLYCET 2023 counseling, candidates will need to indicate their preferred courses and colleges in the order of their preference. The authorities will soon announce the dates for the choice-filling process based on the candidates' ranks. The outcome of AP POLYCET 2023 seat allotment will be declared online. The AP POLYCET 2023 result, presented as a rank card, has been released by the State Board of Technical Education and Training. AP POLYCET 2023 took place on May 10 as a traditional pen-and-paper-based examination. 

The minimum qualifying marks required to qualify for the AP POLYCET Exam is 30% of the total marks which means candidates must secure 36 marks out of 120 in order to stand qualified for the examination. Candidates belonging to the reserved categories will be assigned ranks irrespective of the marks obtained by them in the examination as there is no minimum qualifying score for them. 

The exam was successfully conducted in May and the duration of the exam was 2 hours. Every question of the paper came with four options out of which only one was correct. The total number of questions asked in the paper was 120 out of which 60 questions were from Mathematics, and 30 questions were from both Physics and Chemistry. 

AP POLYCET 2023 Highlights





Full Form

Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test

Conducted by

State Board of Technical Education & Training, Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh

Level of the Exam

State Level

Exam Type


Courses Offered

Diploma Courses in Engineering & Non- Engineering

Application Mode


Exam Mode


Exam Duration

2 hours

Official Website




Email Id


AP POLYCET 2023 Important Dates

The following are the official AP POLYCET 2023 exam dates:


Dates 2023

Release of AP POLYCET  Application Form

Feb 16, 2023

Last date to fill  application form

April 30, 2023

Release of Admit Card

May 3,  2023

AP POLYCET 2023 Exam date

May 10,  2023

AP POLYCET 2023 Result 

May 20,  2023

AP POLYCET Counselling

May 25,  2023

AP POLYCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates willing to take AP POLYCET Exam must ensure that they stand eligible for the exam as per the eligibility criteria defined by the examination conducting body. The basic eligibility criteria to apply for the exam is defined by the State Board of Technical Education and Training which conducts the examination every year. 

  • Candidates must be of Indian Nationality
  • Candidates should belong to Andhra Pradesh (Domicile)
  • There is no age limit to appear for the exam
  • Candidates must have passed 10th class or its equivalent securing at least 35% marks in aggregate from a recognized board.
  • Mathematics should be a compulsory subject in 10th class examination.

AP POLYCET 2023 Application Form

Those who seek admission through AP POLYCET Exam must register themselves for the exam by filling the application form. Candidates must also follow the application process with the details. The application process of AP POLYCET consists of a few steps such as Registration, Application Form, Required Documents, Payment of Application Fee, etc. 

How to Fill AP POLYCET 2023 Application?

To complete the AP POLYCET 2023 application form, follow these steps:

Step 1: Access the official website and carefully fill out the online application form according to the provided instructions.

Step 2: Upload the required documents in the specified format as mentioned in the guidelines.

Step 3: Proceed with the application fee payment using a Credit/Debit card.

Step 4: Obtain the hall ticket by downloading it. After successfully submitting the fee payment, candidates will instantly receive the hall ticket as a PDF or through email.

AP POLYCET 2023 Admit Card

SBTET released the admit card of the exam in the month of May 3, 2023 itself. The AP POLYCET 2023 Hall Ticket is one of the most important documents as without this, candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. Students who do not bring their admit cards will not be allowed to take the exam. Below mentioned are the steps to download their admit cards:

  • The process to download online AP POLYCET hall ticket 2023

  • Click on the hall ticket download link

  • A log-in panel will open. Log-in using – Tenth Exam Hall ticket number, Date of Birth and year of passing/appearing in class 10

  • Click on View and Print Hall Ticket button.

Details mentioned in AP Polycet 2023 Hall Ticket

The following details will be mentioned in the AP Polycet hall ticket-

  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll number of the candidate
  • Address of exam centre
  • Exam date and time
  • Exam day instructions

Candidates must check all the details mentioned on their admit card before downloading it. In case there is any incorrect information mentioned in the admit card, the candidate must report it to the concerned authorities. 

AP POLYCET 2023 Exam Pattern

  • AP POLYCET Exam is conducted in Offline mode.
  • The total duration of the exam is 2 hours. 
  • The question paper will be made available in three languages i.e. English, Telugu, and Urdu. 
  • Total number of questions asked in the exam is 120. 
  • The questions will be of multiple choice type. 
  • Total marks will be 120 for the AP POLYCET Exam.
  • Every correct answer will be awarded 1 mark.




Offline - Paper and Pen-Based Test

Question Type

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's)


2 hours


  • Physics - 30 Marks 
  • Chemistry - 30 Marks
  • Mathematics - 60 Marks

Marking Scheme

+1 Marks for Correct Answers 

Negative Marking

No Negative Marking


English, Telugu, and Urdu

AP POLYCET 2023 Syllabus

Before appearing for any examination, candidates must do a thorough research on its syllabus. They must be well versed with the subjects and topics asked in the examination. They must also complete their syllabus before the commencement of the examination. Below mentioned is the  syllabus of the AP POLYCET Exam in brief:




Number System

Real Numbers 

Linear Equations



Quadratic Equations





Coordinate Geometry 

Surface Areas & Volume



Mathematical Modelling



Units and dimensions Work, Power, and Energy

Elements of vectors 

Heat and Thermodynamics

 Kinematics and Friction

Simple harmonic motion and acoustics

Reflection of Light

Refraction of Light at Plane Surface 

Refraction of Light at Curved Surface 

Modern Physics


Atomic Structure 

Chemical Bonding

Water Technology Solutions 

Fuels, Electro-Chemistry

Acids, and Bases



AP POLYCET 2023 Preparation Tips

Before appearing in the exam, candidates are expected to be well prepared for the exam and below mentioned are some of the preparation tips that candidates must follow:

  • The applicants should create a schedule and strictly adhere to it.
  • The entire syllabus as well as the exam format must be thoroughly understood by the students.
  • Both the sample papers and the question papers from the previous year must be practised on.
  • Create notes, then review them.
  • For studying, the appropriate publications and websites must be used.
  • The test's scoring system should be familiar to the candidates.
  • The aspirants become more prepared and confident via practise.
  • Each subject and issue must receive adequate time from the candidates.

AP POLYCET 2023 Exam Centres

The list of exam centres of the exam is mentioned below:

Exam Centres













AP POLYCET 2023 Counselling 

Qualified candidates can now register for the AP POLYCET 2023 counselling online. Candidates had to pay the processing fee online, via net banking/credit card/debit card, in order to register. Following payment and verification of certificates, the choices must be filled in the order of preference. Seats will be assigned based on the candidate's rank, preference, and seat availability. Following allotment, candidates must confirm their admission before the final deadline.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Notes on the results of the SSC or its equivalent examination.
  • Community certificate
  • Proof of date of birth
  • Hall ticket and rank card of AP POLYCET 2023
  • Certificate of study for the entire period of education from Class IV to X.
  • Certificate of residence 
  • Medical certificate
  • NCC certificate 
  • Income certificate
  • Physical fitness certificate
  • Transfer certificate 
  • Conduct certificate
  • Games and sports certificate 
  • Minority certificate 
  • Any other certificate

AP POLYCET 2023 Counselling Process

  • Register yourself for AP POLYCET Counselling.
  • For options for the Document Verification Exercise and to complete the AP POLYCET Choice Filling Release, go to the nearest designated AP POLYCET Helpline Centre.
  • Seat Allocation Download the Seat Allocation Report at the Allotted Institute
  • Download your Seat Allotment letter and report at the allotment institute.

AP POLYCET 2023 Seat Allotment

Candidates can download their seat allotment letter by following the steps below:

How to download AP Polycet 2023 Seat Allotment Letter?

  • Visit the AP Polycet 2023 official website.
  • Select the Seat Allotment option.
  • Log in using your ICR Form Number, Hall Ticket Number, password, and birth date.
  • AP Polycet seat allotment letter will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download and print the letter.


The cut-off list for AP POLYCET 2023 will be disclosed after the counselling process in the form of closing ranks. The Cutoff list will be declared through the Online Mode, on their official website. AP POLYCET Cutoff is the minimum marks that must be obtained by the applicants to qualify for the entrance test.

AP POLYCET 2023 Qualifying Cutoff for General Category is 36 Marks Out of 120 Marks while there is no cutoff for the reserved category. The cutoff list will be based on many factors such as the number of students who have appeared for the entrance test, the total number of Qualified candidates, Previous year cut-off marks, etc.

AP POLYCET 2023 Answer Key

AP POLYCET Answer Key is released online on the official website. The candidates can log into their account by visiting the official website.

  • The answer key would consist of the correct answers of the questions asked in the entrance examination. 
  • AP POLYCET 2023 Answer Key will be made available in pdf format.
  • The answer key would help students calculate their marks as per the choices made by them in the exam. 

How to Download the AP POLYCET Answer Key?

  • Visit the official website of AP POLYCET.
  • Navigate to the option for AP POLYCET Answer Key 2023 and click on it. 
  • The answer key will appear on the screen. 
  • Go through the answer marked by you and the correct answers.
  • Download your answer key for future reference.

AP POLYCET 2023 Result

Those appearing in the exam can check their respective results only on the online portal. AP POLYCET Result will be announced on the official website, on the scheduled date and time after a few days of the commencement of the examination. Candidates can follow these below mentioned steps to check their result:

  • The State Board of Technical Education and Training will release AP POLYCET 2023 Result on the official website.
  • The result of the candidates will be inclusive of both the score and rank obtained by them in the entrance examination.
  • Candidates must score a minimum of 30% marks or they must get a score of at least 36 marks out of 120 to qualify for the exam.
  • Candidates belonging to the reserved categories are allotted ranks irrespective of their marks in the exam and there are no minimum qualifying marks for these categories.

AP POLYCET 2023 Courses Offered

  • Automobile Engineering
  • Architectural Assistantship
  • Applied Electronics & Instrument Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Commercial & Computer Practice
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Communication Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Electronics & Computer Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
  • Footwear Technology
  • Industrial Electronics Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Packaging Technology Engineering
  • Textile Technology Engineering
  • TV & Sound Engineering

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