APSET 2022: Application Form (Out Soon), Dates, Eligibility Criteria


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The University Grants Commission, New Delhi has granted reaccreditation to Andhra University, Visakhapatnam for the conduct of Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (AP SET) to recruit the candidates as assistant Professors Lecturers.

Through direct recruitment or promotion in Universities and Degree colleges in Andhra Pradesh state as per the University Grants Commission Regulations. The aspiring and eligible candidates can fill the Application Form for this test online mode by visiting the official website.

Here, through this content, applicants will get detailed information of AP SET important dates, Application Form, and Eligibility Criteria.

APSET 2022 Notification – Application Form Releasing Soon 

New APSET 2022 Application Form will be Releasing Soon. Click Here to Check Application Form Details.

AP SET 2022 Highlights

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Exam Name AP SET
Full-Form Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test
Exam Type State Eligibility Test
Exam Level State Level
Conducting Body Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
Application Mode Online Mode
Exam Mode Offline Mode (PPT)
Exam Duration 03 Hours
Exam Date Will be Available 
Official Website https://apset.net.in/
Helpline 0891-2730148 / 2730147

AP SET Important Dates 2022

Those candidates are going to apply for this test; they must have to check the important dates provided through the authority mentioned below.

AP SET 2022 Notification Dates (Tentative)
Commencement of Submission of Online Applications 2nd week of August 2022 
Last date for Submission of Online Applications Without Late Fee (Only Registration Fee) 2nd week of September 2022
With a Late fee of Rs. 1,000 + Registration Fee 3rd week of September 2022
With a Late fee of Rs. 2,000 + Registration Fee 4h week of September 2022
With a Late fee of Rs. 5,000 + Registration Fee ( Examination center at Visakhapatnam only) 2nd week of October 2022
Hall Ticket 4th week of October 2022
Date of examination 4th week of October 2022
Publishing of Answer Key 1st week of  November 2022
Release of Final Answer Key 2nd week of November 2022
Declaration of Result & Cut Off Marks 4th week of November 2022

AP SET Application Form 2022

Candidates can fill the Application Form of AP SET after its availability from 11th August 2022 and those applicants are interested and eligible to get assistant Professors / Lectures job in the Universities and Degree colleges in Andhra Pradesh, can apply for this test by filling the Application Form through online mode by following the simple steps mentioned below.

  • AP SET 2022 Application Form will be released on the 2nd week of August 2022.
  • The Last Date to Submit Application Form is 2nd week of September 2022.
  • Primarily, applicants need to go on the official web page of Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
  • Applicants should have to click on the register link and enter all the required details and enter the password as per their choice.
  • The login details will be provided to the candidates to fill the registration form and they have to enter the details such as Candidate Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, Email ID, and Mobile number once submitted cannot be changed.
  • After registration, applicants will get a notification of successful registration on the registered email ID.
  • In the Application Form, applicants have to enter the remaining details i.e. educational qualification, choice of examination center, etc., and submit it.
  • They need to upload their scanned photograph and signature in jpg/jpeg format only. The file size of the photograph should be between 15kb to 50kb, Signature should be between 5kb to 20kb.
  • Applicants have to make the payment of the application fee and submit the Application Form and also take the printout of it for future use.

Application Fee

Date for Exams 20th December 2022
Registration Fee: For SC/ST Candidates Rs.500/-
For BC Candidates Rs.800/-
For OC Candidates Rs. 1000/-

AP SET Eligibility Criteria 2022

Applicants need to check their Eligibility Criteria before filling the Application Form and they must check it before applying.

  • The applicants must have at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC.
  • The Backward Classes (BC) /Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/persons with disability (PwD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.
  • Those applicants who pursue their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination, can apply in this test.
  • To become the Assistant Professor only, applicants should have to be qualified in Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of BC/SC/ ST/PwD category candidates).
  • The Ph.D.degree holders whose Master’s level examination will be completed by 5th October 1991 (irrespective of the date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%) for appearing in SET.
  • Candidates should have a post-graduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University/ Institute or foreign degree/diploma/certificate awarded by the foreign University/ institute should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence of their diploma/degree/ certificate with Master’s degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi.
  • There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for the test.

AP SET Exam Pattern 2022

Candidates must know the exam pattern if they have applied in this examination and the exam pattern mentioned below.

Examination Schedule
Session Paper Marks Number of Question Duration
First I 100 50 question 1 Hour (09:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.) IST
Second II 200 100 questions 2 Hours (11:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M.) IST
  • The question paper – I which is common for all candidates appearing in AP SET will be bilingual (English and Telugu). Paper-II for the following subjects a) Commerce b) Economics c) Education d) History e) Political Science f) Public Administration and g) Sociology will be bilingual (English and Telugu). All the remaining papers are in English only.
  • The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper – I and Paper – II on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet provided along with the test booklet.
  • There is no negative marking.

AP SET Syllabus 2022

The AP SET Syllabus details of Paper I and II are mentioned below.

Paper I

General Paper


Sno Subject Code Subject
1 01 Anthropology
2 02 History
3 03 Chemical Sciences
4 04 Commerce
5 05 Computer Science & Application
6 06 Economics
7 07 Education
8 08 English
9 09 Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Science
10 10 Environmental Science
11 11 Geography
12 12 Hindi
13 13 Journalism and Mass Communications
14 14 Law
15 15 Life Sciences
16 16 Library and Information Science
17 17 Management
18 18 Mathematical Sciences
19 19 Physical Sciences
20 20 Physical Education
21 21 Philosophy
22 22 Political Science
23 23 Psychology
24 24 Public Administration
25 25 Sanskrit
26 26 Sociology
27 27 Social Work
28 28 Telugu
29 29 Urdu
30 30 Visual Arts

AP SET Admit Card 2022

On the 24th October 2022, the AP SET Admit Card will be available for the candidates. Those have successfully submitted their Application Form.

The admit card is the mandatory document that should carry by the candidates at the examination center necessarily. Applicants have to use their application number, password, and security key in the required field to download the admit card.

AP SET Result 2022

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After completing the examination, the AP SET Result will be declaring and those applicants have given the examination. The Cut Off Marks & results will be Declared on the 4th week of February 2022.

They can check their result by using hall ticket numbers, date of birth, and security keys. Those applicants will have qualified marks as per the cut-off marks of this test.

The qualified candidates will get an eligibility certificate from the authority to get recruited in the Universities and Degree colleges in Andhra Pradesh.

If you any queries regarding AP SET 2022, you can ask your query leave comments below.

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  1. V SRINIVASULU says:

    i written APSET-2020 physical science (19) pls send cut off marks.
    categery GENERAL.

  2. Srilekha says:

    I got 116 marks in both papers but in paper1 50 marks paper2 66 marks then iam select Or not??

  3. Y V HARITHA says:

    I attended certificate verification if Apset on 21 december 2021 at S.V.Univrersity, Tirupati. When i can get my qualified apset certificate.

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