APSET 2021-2022 Certificate Verification, Result, Answer Key, Cutoff & News

Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test 2022 ( APSET )

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Updated on Mar 6, 2022 04:08 IST

APSET 2021 result of the certificate verification will be announced soon. The second phase of APSET certificate verification was held on January 5, 2022, for candidates who could not attend or complete the verification in the first phase. The first phase of APSET certificate verification was held from December 20 to 22, 2021. Candidates who qualified the exam need to appear for the verification of documents basis on which the Andhra Univerisity will issue the certificates. The APSET result and scorecard were released on November 22. The University released the roll numbers of the candidates who have been provisionally declared qualified in the exam, subject to the fulfilment of APSET eligibility criteria. The exam was held on October 31, 2021, in eight regional centres of the state. 

What is APSET?

Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET) is conducted by Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam on behalf of the Government of Andhra Pradesh to determine the eligibility of candidates for the post of Assistant Professors or Lecturers in the colleges and universities of the state. The exam is conducted for a total of 30 subjects as mentioned below.

Subject Code

Subjects

01

Anthropology

02

History

03

Chemical Sciences

04

Commerce

05

Computer Science & Application

06

Economics

07

Education

08

English

09

Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Science

10

Environmental Science

11

Geography

12

Hindi

13

Journalism and Mass Communications

14

Law

15

Life Sciences

16

Library and Information Science

17

Management

18

Mathematical Sciences

19

Physical Sciences

20

Physical Education

21

Philosophy

22

Political Science

23

Psychology

24

Public Administration

25

Sanskrit

26

Sociology

27

Social Work

28

Telugu

29

Urdu

30

Visual Arts

APSET 2021 Exam Highlights 

Have a look at the APSET 2021 exam highlights below.

Name of exam

Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET)

Conducting body

Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam

Exam level

State

Exam frequency

Once a year

Exam mode

Offline

Exam duration

180 minutes

No. of papers & total marks

  • Paper 1: 100 marks
  • Paper 2: 200 marks

Total questions

  • Paper 1: 50 questions
  • Paper 2: 100 questions

Marking scheme

  • +2 for each correct answer
  • There is no negative marking

Language of exam

English and Telugu

Exam Fees

  • INR 1200 for General
  • INR 1000 for BC
  • INR 700 for SC/ ST/ PwD

Exam purpose

To determine the eligibility of candidates for the post of Assistant Professors or Lecturers in the colleges and universities of the state

No. of test cities

8

No. of test-takers

26,527

Exam Helpdesk No

0891-2730148 / 2730147

Official website

https://apset.net.in

APSET Certificate Verification 2021

The dates and schedule of the first and second phases of APSET certificate verification 2021 were released along with the list of centres. Qualified candidates needed to appear for verification along with the following documents:

  • SSC/ equivalent certificate in proof of date of birth
  • PG pass certificate (provisional/ original degree certificate)
  • PG marks statements of all semesters
  • Caste/ EWS certificate issued by AP government
  • Physically handicapped certificate (for PwD candidates)
  • Filled-in proforma for verification
  • One passport size photograph
  • Address slips

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APSET Result 2021

Andhra University has declared the APSET result 2021. Candidates can check their results by downloading the scorecard. Have a look at the steps below to check and download the APSET scorecard:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on the link stating ‘APSET scorecard 2021’
  • Enter hall ticket number, date of birth and security key
  • Check and download the scorecard
  • Take a printout for future reference

APSET Cutoff 2021

The APSET cutoff 2021 has been released along with the result. The cutoff marks are decided category-wise separately for each subject. The aggregate percentage of both the papers corresponding to the number of shifts is taken as the APSET cut off for a particular subject. 

APSET_CUTOFF

APSET Exam Dates 2021

APSET exam dates 2021 have been announced by Andhra University. Candidates can check APSET 2021 exam dates below.

APSET Exam Events APSET Exam Dates Salient Features
Notification 4-Aug-2021 APSET notification 2021 was released on August 4 on the official website.
Application process (without late fee) 11-Aug-2021 to 13-Sep-2021 The last date to fill APSET application form 2021 without a late fee was September 13.
Last date to apply online with a Late fee of Rs 1,000 21-Sep-2021 Candidates could fill APSET application form 2021 with a late fee of Rs 1,000 till September 21.
Last date to apply online with a Late fee of Rs 2,000 28-Sep-2021 Candidates could fill APSET application form with a late fee of Rs 2,000 till September 28.
Last date to apply online with a Late fee of Rs 5,000 (Exam centre at Visakhapatnam only) 8-Oct-2021 Candidates could fill APSET application form with a late fee of Rs 5,000 till October 8. It may be noted that the APSET exam of such candidates will be held in the Visakhapatnam centre only.
Hall ticket or admit card

22-Oct-2021

APSET admit card 2021 was released on the official website of the exam on October 22.
APSET exam 

31-Oct-2021

APSET 2021 exam will be held on October 31. 
Preliminary answer key 01-Nov-2021 The APSET provisional answer key 2021 has been released on the official website.  
Final answer key 09-Nov-2021 The APSET final answer key 2021 was released on November 9.
Result 22-Nov-2021 APSET result was released on the official website on November 22.
Cutoff 22-Nov-2021 APSET cutoff list was released along with the result.
Certificate verification (first phase) 20-Dec-2021 to 22-Dec-2021 The first phase of APSET certificate verification was held from December 20 to 22, 2021.
Certificate verification (second phase) 05-Jan-2022 The second phase of APSET certificate verification was held on January 5, 2022.

APSET Answer Key 2021

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam released the APSET final answer key 2021 on November 9, 2021. Candidates can download the answer key by following the given steps:

  • Visit the official website- apset.net.in
  •  Click on the available answer key link

  • Click on the respective paper and set of answer key

  • Download the APSET answer key 2021

APSET Question Paper 2021

APSET question paper 2021 is considered as one of the best ways to practice for the exam. The question papers are available of the previous years as well. Candidates should undertake the practice of the question papers to boost their preparation level.

APSET Application Form 2021

The APSET application process 2021 was conducted from August 11 to October 8. The applications were accepted online. Candidates who wanted to appear for the exam submitted their applications without or with a late fee.

Also Read: APSET Eligibility Criteria 2021

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APSET Selection Process 2021

APSET selection process includes the following steps:

Step 1: Fill APSET Application Form

Aspirants need to fill the APSET 2021 application form on the official website of the exam. The application process for the APSET exam would be complete only when candidates fill in all their educational details, personal details, upload their passport size photograph as well as pay the APSET 2021 application fee before submitting it.

Step 2: Get APSET Admit Card

Candidates can download their APSET 2021 admit card from the official website of the exam by providing their registration number and date of birth.

Step 3: Appear for APSET

Aspirants need to appear for the APSET exam as per the date, time and venue mentioned on their admit card. APSET exam consists of two papers. While Paper 1 is common for all aspirants, Paper 2 consists questions from the stream/subject selected by the candidate. The minimum qualifying marks in the APSET exam are as follows:

Category Minimum Qualifying Marks (in percentage) in APSET
Paper 1 Paper 2
General 40 (40%) 40 (40%)
OBC (NCL)/SC/ST/PwD 35 (35%) 35 (35%)

Step 4: Check APSET Result

Candidates need to view their APSET 2021 results on the official website of the exam. Aspirants can view APSET results by clicking on the 'APSET Result' tab and checking their roll number in the list of qualified candidates released by APSET authorities. 

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APSET Exam Centres 2021

APSET exam centre 2021 details have been released. The exam will be held in eight regional centres across the state of Andhra Pradesh. Candidates can select their preference for exam city at the time of filling the APSET application form 2021. 

Candidates can check for the APSET 2021 exam centres and their codes for reference below. The exact APSET exam centre address will be mentioned on the admit card of candidates.

City Name Centre Code
Visakhapatnam 01
Rajahmundry 02
Guntur 03
Nellore 04
Anantapur 05
Tirupati 06
Kadapa 07
Kurnool 08

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APSET 2021 Exam FAQs

Q. When will APSET result 2021 release?

A. The APSET result 2021 was released by Andhra University on November 22, 2021 along with the scorecard and cutoff marks.

Q. What is the use of APSET?

A. The APSET stands for  Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test which is conducted  to determine the eligibility of candidates for Assistant Professors or Lecturers in the colleges and universities of the state.

Q. Who conducts the APSET exam?

A. Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam conducts the APSET exam on behalf of the Government of Andhra Pradesh.

Q. Is APSET a recruitment exam?

A. No, APSET is not a recruitment exam. Candidates who clear the exam become eligible to apply for the recruitment of Assistant Professors or Lecturers in the state colleges and universities.  

Q. Is the APSET exam conducted online or offline?

A. The APSET exam is conducted offline. The exam is held in offline mode and candidates need to mark their answers on the OMR sheet.

Q. What is the APSET examination process?

A. The APSET exam process comprises various stages such as the release of APSET notification, filling of application form, APSET admit card, the conduct of APSET exam and release of the result.

Q. How to apply for APSET 2021?

A. Candidates need to fill the online APSET application form 2021 to apply for the exam. Andhra University released the APSET application form on August 11. Candidates could fill the form till September 13 without paying a late fee.

Q. In how many subjects the APSET exam is conducted?

A. The APSET exam is conducted for a total of 30 subjects.

Q. What is the APSET exam pattern?

A. The APSET exam pattern comprises Paper 1 and Paper 2. In Paper 1, a total of 50 MCQs are asked and in Paper 2 100 MCQs are asked. Paper 1 is common for all candidates and Paper 2 is conducted in 30 subjects.

Q. How do I qualify APSET exam?

A. You need to obtain minimum qualifying marks to qualify the APSET exam. The minimum qualifying marks for the APSET exam are 40 per cent for the General category and 35 per cent for OBC (NCL)/SC/ST/PwD category.

Q. Is there any negative marking in APSET?

A. No, there is no negative marking in the APSET exam.

Q. When is the APSET result declared?

A. The APSET result is generally declared within two months of the exam. The result is declared online on the official website.

Q. What is the process after qualifying APSET exam?

A. After qualifying the APSET exam, candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the universities/ colleges situated in Andhra Pradesh. 

APSET 2022 Contact Information

Address:
Andhra University,
Visakhapatnam - 530 003,
Andhra Pradesh, India.

Email: apsetau@gmail.com

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