The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Kakinada, conducts the state-level Andhra Pradesh Engineering cum Agriculture cum Medical Common Entrance Test (AP EAMCET). This exam is held for admitting pupils into the various Engineering, Medical, and Agriculture courses that the 425 private institutes in the state of Andhra Pradesh offer. On behalf of the AP State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), the JNTU Kakinada convenes the AP EAMCET.
AP EAMCET: Eligibility Criteria
He/she has to be an Indian citizen or an Overseas Citizen of India or a Person of Indian origin
He/she has to be a resident of Andhra Pradesh/Telangana state
For Bio-Tech (BTech) Engineering Courses
He/she has to clear the qualifying exam which is the Intermediate or Class XII level one, or any equivalent examination that the Board of Intermediate Education of Andhra Pradesh/Telangana recognizes. Also, in the qualifying exam, they must have Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics as optional subjects. More so, they are required to clear the bridge course in Maths, which the Board of Intermediate Education under the Government of Andhra Pradesh/Telangana holds.
AP EAMCET: How to Apply?
The AP EAMCET authorities accept applications in online mode via the official website, sche.ap.gov.in.
The candidates have to follow four steps to apply to the AP EAMCET.
#Step 1: Pay Application Fee
The applicant has to first pay the application fee via debit card / credit card / online banking.
#Step 2: Check your payment status
After making payment of the application fee, the candidates can access the online form.
They have to enter mobile number, qualifying examination hall ticket number, date of birth, and select the stream.
Then, they must select ‘Check Payment Status’ for confirming whether payment is successful or not.
# Step 3: Fill AP EAMCET Application Form
Upon successfully remitting the application fee, they have to continue by downloading the online form. Here, they have to provide various personal details and educational background information. Moreover, they are required to upload scanned copies of specimen signature and latest passport-sized photograph.
#Step 4: Maintain a print copy of the application form
The candidate must check if all details are correct and continue by submitting the filled application form. Also, they have to take a print copy of the Confirmation Page for record purposes.
AP EAMCET: Exam Pattern
A computer-based test, the AP EAMCET is conducted over 3 hours. The question paper contains a total of 160 questions. For each correct answer, the candidate scores 1 mark.
Candidates who are applying to the BTech courses have to answer 3 sections, as seen below.
Mathematics: (80 questions)
Physics: (40 questions)
Chemistry: (40 questions)
AP EAMCET: Counseling
After the results are declared, the examiners release the Merit List, which is drawn based on the marks the candidate secures.
The applicants can access the Merit List from the official portal. The selected candidates have to, then, attend the counseling rounds. Here, the exam authorities will verify their educational and other mandatory documents.
Subsequently, the AP EAMCET allotment letter is released via the official website. The authorities take into account the candidate’s performance and preferences, and availability of seats, during the seat-allotment process.
Finally, the candidates who secure a seat have to go to the allotted college to complete the remaining part of the admission procedure.