AP Polycet 2018: Counselling, Cut-off, Allotment, Admission Process

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AP Polycet 2018 Seat Allotment Result (Final Counselling) has been declared on 13th June 2018. Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test (AP Polycet 2018) is conducted by the State Board of Technical Education & Training, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad. Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test well known as AP POLYCET 2018 is for candidates seeking admission to diploma courses in Engineering a non Engineering courses offered at Polytechnic colleges in Andhra Pradesh for 2018-19 academic.AP Polycet is a state level entrance examination which is organized by the Andhra Pradesh state board of Technical Education and Training (SBTET). The examination is held for the candidates who want to take admission in engineering and non-engineering technical courses. On the basis of the marks obtained in the entrance test, the candidates will get admission in various polytechnic colleges.

The Polytechnic Joint Entrance Test of Andhra Pradesh (AP Polycet 2018) is conducted by the National Office of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad. This is a statewide entrance exam in order to examine students for admission into the state. AP Polycet acts as a gateway for admission to different engineering courses and not engineering. Through this examination, students may be admitted to polytechnic institutions without assistance or government assistance. Students can check here for complete details of AP Polycet 2018.

AP Polycet 2018 Notification – Final Counselling Allotment Released

 AP Polycet 2018 Seat Allotment Result (Final Counselling) has been declared on 13th June 2018. Check here for seat allotment details.

 AP Polycet 2018 Allotment Result has been declared on 30th May 2018 through login. Check here for allotment details.

 AP Polycet 2018 Counselling (Document Verification) has been extended till 26th May 2018 through offline mode. Check here for counseling details.

AP Polycet 2018 Result has been declared on 10th May 2018. Check here for result details.

AP Polycet 2018 OMR Sheet has been released now. Check here for OMR sheet details.

AP Polycet 2018 Official Answer Keys for all sets have been released now. Check here for answer key details.


AP Polycet Exam Dates 2018

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Here, we are providing the tentative exam schedule for the AP Polycet 2018:

Events Dates (Announced)
Starting of online application form 15th March 2018
Last date to avail the application form 14th April 2018
Admit card availability 3rd  week of April 2018
Exam date 27th April 2018
Answer key release 30th April 2018
Last date to submit objection 2nd May 2018
Result Declaration 10th May 2018
Document verification 17th – 26th May 2018
Option entry 20th – 25th May 2018

AP Polycet Answer Key 2018

The board will generate AP Polycet answer key after the successful conduct of the examination. Through answer key, students can evaluate their expected scores on the entrance exam. The answer key will be available one/two week before the exam.

AP Polycet Result 2018

AP Polycet 2018 Result will be announced on 10th May 2018. The result will be provided through online mode. The result will be published on the website. On the basis of the result, a separate merit list will be prepared.

AP Polycet Application Form 2018

AP Polycet 2018 application form can be filled and submitted through online process. The application form will be available from 15th March 2018 to 15th April 2018. Candidates can visit/download the application form by visiting the official website of SBTET. After filling the application form completely, submit the fee via online and upload the images and submit the form online or approach to any of the nearest aponline/meeseva/

Candidates can visit/download the application form by visiting the official website of SBTET. After filling the application form completely, submit the fee via online and upload the images and submit the form online or approach to any of the nearest aponline/meeseva/Helpline Centres. Handover the filled-in application form and application fee to the computer operator deputed at the nearest Aponline/Meeseva/Help Line center. The online application will be filled by the operator. After form submission, candidates can take the printout of hall ticket.

Before filling the application form, students are advised to read the prospectus carefully:

  • Students can fill the application form through online mode.
  • The application form will be submitted only through online mode.
  • AP Polycet 2018 application form will be available from 15th March 2018.
  • Students are instructed to fill the application form before last date, i.e. 13th April 2018.
  • Fill all the details as per the guidelines are given in the prospectus.

Application Fee:

  • The application fee can be remitted through online/mee seva/payment gateway/net banking/Helpline centers (Polytechnics).
  • The application fee is Rs. 330 for every candidate.

AP Polycet Admission 2018

AP Polycet 2018 counseling is starting from 17th May 2018. After the announcement of the result, the information related to the counseling will be provided in leading newspapers/website. AP Polycet 2018 counseling will be commenced in the month of June/July. At the time of counseling, students have to make the choices for college and course in which they want to get admission. The admission will be provided according to the student’s preference and rank obtained in the entrance exam.

Eligibility Criteria 2018

Here, the eligibility criteria for AP Polycet 2018 is mentioned:

  • Applicant should be an Indian national.
  • Applicant should belong to the Andhra Pradesh state.
  • Candidates should have passed S.S.C. examination from State Board of Secondary Education, Andhra Pradesh/Telangana with Mathematics.
  • Candidates have to secure at least 35% marks in qualifying examination.
  • Candidates belonging to NIOS/APOSS/CBSE/ICSE/other board are required to pass SSC examination with Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry. Each subject must be passed with minimum 35% marks.
  • Appearing candidates can also apply.
  • There is no age restriction for appearing in the AP Polycet.

How to Apply

  • Go to the official website of exam conducting authority
  • Download the application form.
  • Fill the application form.
  • Upload scanned images of photograph and signature.
  • Pay the requisite application fee.
  • Re-check your entries and submit your application form.
  • Download your hall ticket.
  • OR, get the hard copy of the application and visit the nearest help center and pay the application fee in cash.

AP Polycet Exam Pattern 2018

The question paper will come from class X level. The exam pattern is discussed below.

  • Mode: paper & pencil based test
  • No. of Questions: There will be 120 Multiple choice questions from class X Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, and English.
  • Duration: The duration of the exam will be two hours.
  • Marking Scheme: All questions will carry equal marks.
  • Negative marking: No negative marking in the question paper
Subjects No. of Questions
Physics 30
Chemistry 30
Mathematics 60
Total 120

Syllabus 2018


Measurement: Dimensional analysis and error estimation, dimensional compatibility and significant figures.

Motion in one dimension: Average velocity, instantaneous velocity, one-dimensional motion with constant accelerations, freely falling bodies.

Laws of Motion: Force and inertia, Newton’s laws of motion, and their significance.

Motion in two dimensions: Projectile motion, uniform circular motion, tangential and radial acceleration in curve-linear motion, relative motion and relative acceleration. Work, Power, and Energy: Work was done by a constant and variable forces, kinetic and potential energy, power, Conservative and non-conservative forces, conservation of energy, gravitational energy, work-energy theorem, the potential energy stored in spring.

Linear Momentum & collisions: Linear momentum & impulse, conservation of linear momentum for the two-particle system, collisions, collision in one dimension, collision in two dimensions, rocket propulsion.

Rotation of a rigid body about a fixed axis: Angular velocity and angular acceleration, rotational kinematics, rotational motion with constant angular acceleration relationship between angular and linear quantities, rotational energy, moment of inertia for a ring, rod, spherical shell, sphere and plane lamina, torque and angular acceleration, work and energy in rotational motion, rolling motion of a solid sphere and cylinder.

Gravitation: Gravitational field, Keller’s laws and motion of planets, planetary and satellite motion, geostationary satellite. Oscillatory motion: Harmonic motion, oscillatory motion of the mass attached to spring, kinetic & potential energy, a period of a simple pendulum, comparing simple and harmonic motion with uniform circular motion, forced oscillations, damped oscillations, and resonance.

Mechanics of solids and fluids: States of matter young’s modulus, bulk modulus, shear modulus of rigidity, variations of pressure with depth, Buoyant Forces and Archimedes principle, Pascal’s law, Bernoulli’s theorem and its application, surface energy, surface tension, angle of contact, capillary rise, coefficient of viscosity, viscous force, terminal velocity, Stake’s law, streamline motion, Reynolds’s numbers.

Heat and Thermodynamics: First law of thermodynamics, specific heat of an ideal gas at constant volume and constant pressure, relation between them, thermodynamics process (reversible, irreversible, isothermal, adiabatic), second law of thermodynamics, concept of entropy and concept of absolute scale, efficiency of a Carnot engine, thermal conductivity, Newton’s law of cooling, black body radiation, Wien’s displacement law, Stefan’s law.

Wave: Wave motion, phase, amplitude and velocity of wave, Newton’s formula for longitudinal waves, propagation of sound waves in air, effect of temperature and pressure on velocity of sound, Laplace’s correction, Principle of superposition, formation of standing waves, standing waves in strings and pipes, beats, Doppler’s effect.

Electrostatics: Coulomb’s law, electric field and potential due to point charge, dipole and its field along the axis and perpendicular to axis, electric flux, Gauss’s theorem and its applications to find the field due to infinite sheet of charge, and inside the hollow conducting sphere, capacitance, parallel plate capacitor with air and dielectric medium between the Plates, series and parallel combination of capacitors, energy of a capacitor, displacement currents.

Current Electricity: Concept of free and bound electrons, drift velocity and mobility, electric current, Ohm’s law, resistivity, conductivity, temperature dependency of resistance, resistance in series and parallel combination, Kirchhoff’s law and their application to network of resistances, principle of potentiometer, effect of temperature on resistance and its application.

Magnetic Effect of Current: Magnetic field due to current, Biot-Savart’s law, magnetic field due to solenoid, motion of charge in a magnetic field, force on a current carrying conductors and torque on current loop in a magnetic field, magnetic flux, forces between two parallel current carrying conductors, moving coil galvanometer and its conversion into ammeter and voltmeter.

Magnetism in Matter: The magnetization of substance due to orbital and spin motions of electrons, magnetic moment of atoms, diamagnetism, paramagnetism, ferromagnetism, earth’s magnetic field and its components and their measurement.

 Electromagnetic Induction: Induced e.m.f., Faraday’s laws, Lenz’s law, electromagnetic induction, self and mutual induction, B-H curve, hysisteresisloss and its importance, eddy currents.

Ray Optics and Optical instruments: Sources of light, luminous intensity,luminous flux, illuminance, photometry, wave nature of light, Huygen’s theory for propagation of light and rectilinear propagation of light, reflection of light , total internal reflection, reflection and refraction at spherical surfaces, focal length of a combination of lenses, spherical and chromatic aberration and their removal, refraction and dispersion of light due to a prism, simple and compound microscope, reflecting and refracting telescope, magnifying power and resolving power. Wave Optics: Coherent and incoherent sources of light, interference, Young’s double slit experiment diffraction due to a single slit, linearly polarized light, Polaroid.


Atomic Structure: Bohr’s concept. Quantum numbers, Electronic configuration, molecular orbital theory for homonuclear molecules, Pauli’s exclusion principle. Chemical Bonding: oxidisingElectrovalency, co-valency, hybridization involving s,p and d orbitals hydrogen bonding. Redox Reactions: Oxidationoxidizingand reducing agents, balancing of equations.

 Chemical Equilibrium and Kinetics: Equilibrium constant (for the gaseous system only) Le Chaterlier’s principle, ionic equilibrium, Ostwald’s dilution law, hydrolysis, pH and buffer solution, solubility product, common-ion effect, rate constant and first order reaction. Acid-Base Concepts: Broasted Lowry & Lewis.

Electrochemistry: Electrode potential and electrochemical series. Catalysis: Types and applications. Colloids: Types and preparation, Brownian movement, Tyndall effect, coagulation, and peptization. Colligative Properties of Solution: Lowering of vapor pressure, Osmotic pressure, depression of freezing point, elevation of boiling point, determination of molecular weight.

Periodic Table: Classification of elements on the basis of electronic configuration, properties of s,p and d block elements, ionization potential, electronegativity & electron affinity. Preparation and Properties of the following: Hydrogen peroxide. copper sulfate, silver nitrate, plaster of Paris, borax, Mohr’s salt, alums, white and red lead, microcosmic salt and bleaching powder, sodium thiosulphate.

Thermochemistry: Exothermic & endothermic reactions Heat of reaction, Heat of combustion & formation, neutralization, Hess’s law.

General Organic Chemistry: Shape of organic compounds, Inductive effect, mesomeric effect, electrophiles & nucleophiles, Reaction intermediates:carboniumion, carbanions& free radical, Types of organic reactions, CannizzaroFriedel Craft, Perkin, Aldol condensation. Isomerism: Structural, Geometrical & Optical IUPAC: Nomenclature of simple organic compounds.


Algebra: Sets relations & functions, De-Morgan’s Law, Mapping Inverse relations, Equivalence relations, Peano’s axioms, Definition of rationals and integers through equivalence relation, Indices and surds, Solutions of simultaneous and quadratic equations, A.P., G.P. and H.P., Special sums i.e. ∑n2 and ∑n3 (n∑N ), Partial fraction, Binomial theorem for any index, exponential series, Logarithm and Logarithmic series. Determinants and their use in solving simultaneous linear equations, Matrices, Algebra of matrices, Inverse of a matrix, Use of the matrix for solving equations.

Probability: Definition, Dependent and independent events, the Numerical problem on addition and multiplication, a theorem of probability. Trigonometry: Identities, Trigonometric equations, properties of triangles, a solution of triangles, heights and distances, Inverse function, Complex numbers and their properties, Cube roots of unity, De-Moivre’s theorem.

Co-ordinate Geometry: Pair of straight lines, Circles, General equation of second degree, parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola, tracing of comics.

Calculus: Limits & continuity of functions, Differentiation of function of function, tangents & normal, Simple examples of Maxima & Minima, Indeterminate forms, Integration of function by parts, by substitution and by partial fraction, definite integral, application to volumes and surfaces of frustums of sphere, cone, and cylinder. Differential equations of first order and of the first degree.

Vectors: Algebra of vectors, scalar and vector products of two and three vectors and their applications. Dynamics: Velocity, the composition of velocity, relative velocity, acceleration, the composition of accelerations, Motion under gravity, Projectiles, Laws of motion, Principles of conservation of momentum and energy, the direct impact of smooth bodies.

Statics: Composition of coplanar, concurrent and parallel forces moments and couples resultant of set of coplanar forces and condition of equilibrium, determination of centroid in simple cases, Problems involving friction.


AP Polycet Hall Ticket 2018

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Students can download the AP Polycet 2018 hall ticket from the website. To download the admit card, students have to enter their roll number. Admit card will be issued from the third week of April 2018. Without valid admit card, no student will be allowed to enter the examination hall.





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