AP ECET exam 2023 | AP ECET Hall Ticket 2023

On behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), the Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University in Ananthapur has the responsibility of conducting the Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP ECET). 

Through AP ECET, BSc graduates and diploma holders of Technology / Engineering / Pharmacy streams can apply for lateral entry to the 2nd year of the BE / BTech / BPharm courses, respectively. The participating colleges that accept AP ECET scores include universities, institutes that the State of Andhra Pradesh recognizes.


AP ECET 2023 Highlights
Full Form Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP ECET)
Exam Name Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP ECET)
Exam Conducting Body Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University
Application Mode Online
Mode of Exam CBT
Exam category University
Level of exam Undergraduate UG Level
Eligibility Passed 10+2 examination
Duration of exam 3 hours
Courses offered B.Tech., B.E., and B.Pharma courses (Lateral Entry)
Frequency Once a year
AP ECET – Contact Number 8500404562(O) (10 AM TO 5 PM)
AP ECET – 2023 OFFICE Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada
E-Mail helpdeskapecet2023@gmail.com
Official Website cets.apsche.ap.gov.in/ECET

AP ECET exam

AP ECET 2023 Exam Dates:

Events Dates (Announced)
Notification released (news paper) 8th February 2023
Application form released 10th March 2023
Last date (without late fee) 10th April 2023
Last date to apply (with late fee of Rs. 500/-) 15th April 2023
Last date to apply (with a late fee of Rs. 2000/-) 19th April 2023
Correction window 20th to 22nd April 2023
Last date to apply (with a late fee of Rs. 5000/-) 1st May 2023
Admit Card Availability 12th June 2023
Exam Date 20th June 2023
Declaration of Preliminary Key 23rd June 2023
Last Date for receiving objections 25th June 2023
Final Answer Key To be notified
Result declaration To be notified
Rank card To be notified
Counselling To be notified

AP ECET: Eligibility Criteria


He/she has to be an Indian National and a resident of the State of Andhra Pradesh

Academic Qualifications

The applicant has to qualify the Diploma course in Engineering and Technology from recognized educational institutions. Candidates who will be completing the Diploma courses before admissions can also apply.


The aspirant has to secure the 3-year BSc degree, having studied Mathematics as one of the exam subjects.

Qualifying Marks

He/she has to obtain minimum 45% marks in the qualifying exams.

AP ECET: Application Process

The exam authorities accept online applications for the AP ECET. The candidates have to go through the following 4 steps to apply:

#Step 1: Pay the application fee

The first step in the AP ECET application process includes providing some basic personal details and remitting the application fee by the candidate. They can choose to pay via internet banking or card payments. They can also pay via cash at the stipulated payment centers.

#Step 2: Check payment status

After paying the application fee, the applicants have to check their payment status via the tab as specified by the concerned authorities. They have to give details such as hall ticket number and mobile number to know the payment status.

#Step 3: Fill details in the application form

Following successful payment of the application fee, the candidates have to access the online AP ECET application form via the official website. Next, they are required to fill in the compulsory details. These include educational qualification, personal info, and category. More so, they have to provide their exam center choices.

Apart from that, they have to scan copies of the requisite documents and upload the scanned copies on the website. These include the signature specimen and a passport-sized photograph.

After completing all the mandatory formalities, they should submit their applications online. 

#Step 4: Take a print copy of the application form

The final step involves maintaining a copy of the filled AP ECET application form.

AP ECET: Exam Pattern

The AP ECET is conducted online and over 3 hours. The candidates are given 200 objective-type questions, divided among various sections. Every correct answer of the candidate earns them 1 mark. The total marks of the AP ECET question paper are 200 marks.

The varied sections of the AP ECET are as follows:

For Engineering stream:

Mathematics: 50 Marks 

Physics: 25 Marks

Chemistry: 25 Marks

Engineering: 100 Marks   

For BSc Maths stream:

Mathematics: 100 Marks

Analytical Ability: 50 Marks

English: 50 Marks

AP ECET: Counseling

The candidates who successfully clear the AP ECET have to attend the counseling rounds. Here, the examiners will review their performance and verify their educational credentials. Then, the applicants are awarded seats as per availability and their preferences.

Finally, they are required to complete the pending admission formalities to pursue the courses.

Latest Updates
Announcement Date
The AP ECET-2023 Examination is postponed from 05.05.2023(Friday) to 20.06.2023(Tuesday)
The last date for submission of ECET (Lateral Entry) application with late fee of Rs.5000/- is extended upto 01.05.2023(Monday) in view of revised test date to 20.06.2023(Tuesday).
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