APSET 2020 - Admit Card (December 12), Dates, Pattern, Syllabus, Question Papers, Result
APSET 2020- Andhra University, Visakhapatnam will conduct APSET 2020 on behalf of Government of Andhra Pradesh. The APSET 2020 admit card will be available from December 12, 2020. The exam notification of APSET 2020 was released on August 9, 2020 and candidates could fill up APSET application form 2020 on the official website from August 14, 2020. In order to fill up APSET 2020 application form, candidates are required to meet the APSET eligibility criteria 2020. Candidates who have completed their Masters Degree with at least 55% marks are eligible to apply for APSET 2020. APSET 2020 will be held on a single day for 2 papers on December 20, 2020. Paper I i.e. General is compulsory for all candidates. For paper II, candidates will be able to choose from 30 APSET 2020 subjects. APSET result 2020 will be published online on the official website. Candidates will be able to check their individual APSET 2020 result using their login credentials. After the declaration of result, Subject-wise and category wise APSET cut off 2020 will be published. APSET is conducted every year for recruitment of assistant professors in Universities/Degree colleges across the state of Andhra Pradesh. As per the guidelines prescribed by UGC, the top 6% of APSET candidates who score equal to or more than 40% (General category) and 35% (Reserve category) marks in aggregate will qualify.
Latest: APSET 2020 admit card to be available on December 12.
Short name of Examination
Full Name of Exam
Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test 2020
Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
Frequency of Conduct
Once in a year
Mode of Application
Rs 1200/- (general)
Rs 1000/- (BC category)
Rs 700 (SC.STY, Transgender)
What's new in APSET 2020
There are certain changes in the APSET 2020 exam which will be held on December 6. As per the changes:
- The applictaion fee for all the categories have been increased in the following manner:
Revised APSET Application Fee
|Category||Previous Application Fee||Revised Application Fee|
|Rs. 1000||Rs 1200|
|Backward category||Rs 800||Rs 1000|
|SC/ST/Transgender||Rs 600||Rs 700|
- The exam centres have been increased from 6 centres to 8 centre wherein Kurnool and kadapa have been added
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APSET 2020 Important Dates
The important dates for APSET 2020 include the schedule related to the admission process beginning from the date of the issue of the notice till the announcement of the result and other details.
APSET Important Dates 2020
APSET 2020 exam notice
August 9, 2020
APSET application form 2020
August 14, 2020
Last date to fill APSET 2020 online application (without late fee)
October 5, 2020
Last date to fill APSET 2020 online application
(Registration fee + late fee of Rs 1000/-)
October 12, 2020
Last date to fill APSET 2020 online application
(Registration fee + late fee of Rs 2000/-)
October 21, 2020
Last date to fill APSET 2020 online application
(Registration fee + late fee of Rs 5000/-) for candidates of Visakhapatnam only
November 11, 2020
|APSET Admit Card 2020|
December 12, 2020
December 20, 2020
APSET Answer Key 2020
APSET 2020 Answer Key challenge
To be announced
APSET Result 2020
To be announced
APSET Eligibility Criteria 2020
In order to apply for the examination, candidates are required to meet APSET 2020 eligibility criteria set by the authorities. Eligibility criteria of APSET 2020 refers to minimum educational qualification, and age limit which enables a candidate to appear in the examination.
Candidates with least 55% marks (General category) and 50% marks (Reserve category) in their Masters or any equivalent exam without rounding off from UGC recognized Institutions/ universities are eligible to sit for the exam.
Candidates who are in the last year/semester of their Masters/ integrated Masters or any equivalent exam from UGC recognized institutes/universities or whose results are awaited can sit for APSET 2020. However, such candidates will be required to pass their respective exams with least 55% marks (General category) and 50% marks (Reserve category). Failing to achieve this will result in disqualification from the examination.
There is no upper age limit for APSET 2020
Candidates who have passed in APSET/UGC NET previously are debarred from APSET 2020.
Candidates who meet the required eligibility criteria become eligible to fill APSET 2020 application form. The application form of APSET 2020 was available from August 14, 2020. Candidates were able to submit their APSET application form 2020 till September 5, 2020 by paying the registration fee of Rs 1200 (general), Rs 1000 (BC category), and Rs 700 (SC, ST, PWD and Transgender category). Candidates who submit their application form of APSET 2020 post October 5 had to pay the late fees. In order to fill up APSET 2020 application form, candidates are first required to register and generate their application ID. After generating the application ID, candidates will be required to fill in their personal, educational and other details and upload documents of the same to complete the application process.
APSET Exam Centres 2020
Candidates must know the various centres of APSET so that they can opt for the nearest venue. APSET exam is conducted across 8 regional centres of Andhra Pradesh.
APSET Exam Centres
Regional Centre Code
Regional Centres Names
APSET Exam Pattern 2020
Andhra University, Visakhapatnam will mention APSET 2020 exam pattern on the APSET website as per the UGC guidelines. There will be 2 papers in the exam pattern of APSET 2020. Paper I or the general paper is compulsory for all the candidates. For Paper II in APSET exam pattern, there are 30 subjects. Candidates who have a Masters degree in any of the 30 subjects with the required percentage of marks can apply for the exam. For Commerce, Economics, Education, History, Political Science, Public Administration and Sociology papers, candidates can choose English or Telugu as their medium of instruction. For the remaining papers, the medium of instruction is English only. Paper I in APSET 2020 exam pattern will have 50 questions for 100 marks and paper II will have 100 questions for 200 marks. Each question will carry 2 marks and there is no negative marking scheme in the exam pattern of APSET 2020. Total time allotted for paper I and paper II of APSET 2020 are 1 hour and 2 hours respectively.
APSET Syllabus 2020
APSET 2020 syllabus contains the important topics in paper I and II. Candidates should first go through the exam pattern and after that the syllabus of APSET 2020 and make their own preparation strategy accordingly. Candidates should also collect previous years’ question papers and practice solving them to increase their time and accuracy. Going through APSET Syllabus 2020 along with question papers can be helpful in figuring out the question pattern as well. The syllabus of the general paper will be the same for all candidates. Topics in general paper syllabus of APSET 2020 are-
Mathematical Reasoning and Aptitude
Information and communication technology (ICT)
People, Development and Environment and
Higher education system
APSET syllabus 2020 for paper II varies as per subject. Click here for detailed syllabus of all the subjects in paper II.
Candidates who complete their application form will be able to download their APSET 2020 admit card. The admit card of APSET 2020 will be made available online on the official website of APSET on December 12, 2020. Go through the link above and read the article to see how to download APSET hall ticket 2020. The link to download APSET 2020 hall ticket will als be made available in the article once it is released by the authorities. The hall ticket of APSET 2020 will mention important details like name, date of birth, roll no, name and address of the examination venue , etc. Candidates should go through the details mentioned on the APSET admit card 2020 and contact the authorities immediately in case of a discrepancy. Candidates should also read the exam day instructions which will be mentioned in the APSET hall ticket to avoid any problem on the exam day.
Exam conducting authority will release APSET 2020 answer key after the completion of the exam. The answer key of APSET 2020 wil be released for both paper I and II on the official website. APSET answer key 2020 will contain the correct answers to all the questions asked in the exam. Going through APSET 2020 answer key will be helpful in evaluating the probable score or the probable result of the examination. APSET answer key will be released in 2 stages. In the first stage, provisional answer key will be released. Candidates will be allowed to submit their feedback/ objections on the probable answer key of APSET 2020. After hearing and resolving all the objections, the authorities will release the final APSET answer key 2020.
The result of APSET 2020 will be declared in the month of December. APSET 2020 result will be declared in PDF format containing the roll numbers of the qualified candidates. Candidates will be able to check if their roll number is mentioned in the PDF or not by visiting the result section of APSET website. Within a few days from the declaration of result, APSET scorecard 2020 will be made available. Candidates will be able to check their individual APSET 2020 scorecard by visiting the official website. In order to check the scorecard of APSET 2020, a candidate will require to enter his/her login credentials- hall ticket number, date of birth in DD/MM/YYYY format and the security key/ captcha code.
Subject-wise and category-wise cut off of APSET 2020 will be released after the declaration of the result. Candidates who qualify in the exam meeting APSET 2020 cut off will become eligible to apply for the post of assistant professor in colleges/universities of Andhra Pradesh. APSET cut off 2020 is the minimum mark required to qualify in the exam and it varies every year. There are three factors which the authorities consider to determine the cut off of APSET 2020- no. of applicants, no. of vacancies and difficulty label of the question paper.
APSET Result 2020- Verification of Certificates
After the declaration of APSET 2020 result, qualified candidates will have to verify their certificates. Date, time and venue for verification of certificates will be published on the result section of the official website. Following documents are to be carried along for verification-
Proforma for verification (Available on the result page of the official website. Candidates will have to take printout and fill-up the form)
PG pass certificate (Provisional/Original Degree(OD))
PG marks sheet (of all the semesters)
Date of Birth proof (S.S.C. or equivalent certificate)
Recent Passport size photograph of the candidate.
PWD certificate ( applicable for candidates belonging to PWD/Physically Handicapped category)
Latest Cast/EWS certificate (issued by Govt. of Andhra Pradesh) if applicable.
Proof of address
Note: Candidates who are studying in the final year of their PG course are required to submit a study certificate from the Head of the Institute.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - APSET 2020 - Admit Card (December 12), Dates, Pattern, Syllabus, Question Papers, Result
Question: Is there any age limit in APSET 2020?
As per the APSET 2020 eligibility criteria, there is no upper age limit.
Question: Is there any negative marking in APSET 2020?
As per the APSET 2020 exam pattern, there is no negative marking in the exam.
Question: How to calculate my APSET 2020 score?
Since there is no negative marking, candidates can follow this formula to calculate their total score-
APSET 2020 score= No. of correct attempts x 2
Question: Can I fill my APSET 2020 application form after the last date?
Application form of APSET 2020 can be submitted after the last date by paying the late fees.
Question: What if there is a discrepancy in my APSET 2020 hall ticket or APSET 2020 scorecard?
It is advisable to contact the exam conducting authorities immediately if there is a discrepancy in the hall ticket of APSET 2020 or the scorecard of APSET 2020.
Question: Is APSET cut off 2020 same as last year?
APSET 2020 cut off 2020 may or may not be same as last year. Cut off of APSET 2020 will depend upon factors like no. of vacancies and applicants, difficulty level of the question paper, etc.
Question: Are APSET 2020 qualifying marks and APSET 2020 cut off marks the same?
No. qualifying marks are published in the exam notification as per UGC guidelines while APSET cut off 2020 will be released after the declaration of result depending upon different factors.
Question: What is the difference between APSET 2020 result and APSET 2020 scorecard?
The result of APSET 2020 is declared as a list of the roll no. qualifying candidates while the scorecard of APSET is the individual result of a candidate.
Question: What is the date for APSET result 2020 certificate verification?
Date, time and venue for certificate verification will be updated on the result section of APSET website after the declaration of APSET 2020 result.
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