APSCHE EdCET Examination 2016 Apply Online for AP B.Ed Entrance Test

Andra Pradesh State Council Of Higher Education abbreviated as APSCHE is also known as the Directorate of Government Examinations. It was established in 1953 and functions as an autonomous body under the Andhra Pradesh Department of Education.  Ed.CET is an common entrance test will be conducted by Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi on behalf of APSCHE to get admission into regular B.ED courses in the colleges of Andhra Pradesh.   The candidates should have obtained a Degree from any university in Andhra Pradesh or a recognized university outside Andhra Pradesh for entry in to B.Ed. courses into University / Government / Private colleges.  If a Candidates wants to seek  admission into B.Ed Course he/she should appear in a Common Entrance Test.  EdCET 2016 will be conducted on 23rd May 2016.  We have provided all the details of EDCET 2016 in the below page.


Name of Examination  :  Ed.CET  (common entrance test)

Conducted by  :  Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi on behalf of APSCHE

Date of Exam  :  23rd May 2016 (Monday)

Importance Dates

Commencement of Online Application form

March, 2016

Last Date Of Online Application

April, 2016

Last date for Submission of Online Application form with Late Fee of Rs.500/- Plus Fee

April, 2016

Written Exam Date



The eligibility criteria for admission into B. Ed. Courses shall be as mentioned below :

(i)  The candidates should be of Indian Nationality and should satisfy the Local / Non-Local status requirements as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of admissions) Order, 1974 as subsequently amended for admission into Category A seats in Un-Aided Colleges of Education and for all seats University Colleges.

(ii)  The candidates should have obtained a Degree from any university in Andhra Pradesh or a recognized university outside Andhra Pradesh for entry into B.Ed. courses into University / Government / Private colleges.

(iii) Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination i.e., B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com / B.Sc (Home Science) / BCA / BBM with an aggregate of 45% marks and above are alone eligible for admission into B.Ed. course. However, in case of SC / ST candidates a mere pass is sufficient.

(iv) Candidates possessing B.E. / B.Tech. / M.B.B.S. / Ag.B.Sc / BVSC / BHMT / B.Pharmacy and such other professional and job oriented Degree courses like LLB are not eligible for admission into B.Ed course. Candidates possessing a Master Degree without having undertaken undergraduate study are not eligible for admission.

(v) Candidates should have obtained a rank either in EdCET or EdCET- AC conducted for the academic year concerned and should satisfy the eligibility qualifications prescribed as below for each methodology.

        Methodology                                     Eligibility
   Mathematics    :    Candidates with B.A. / B.Sc with Mathematics as one of the       group subjects and BCA candidates with Mathematics at Intermediate level as a group subject.


   Physical Science    : Candidates with B.Sc., who have studied Physics and Chemistry or allied material sciences under Part-II group subjects and BCA candidates with Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry) at Intermediate level as group subject.


 Biological Science    :    Candidates with B.Sc / B.Sc (Home Science) who have studied Botany and Zoology or allied life sciences under Part-II group subjects and BCA students with Biological Sciences at Intermediate level as group subject.


   Social Studies    :  

All candidates with B.A. /B.Com /B.B.M /BCA students with Social Sciences at Intermediate level as group subject.


(vi) Candidates belonging to “OC” and “BC” communities shall secure 35% marks (53/150) in Ed.CET/ Ed.CET-AC to become eligible for admission. However there shall be no minimum qualifying marks in respect of SC / ST candidates for allotment of seats under their own respective categories and there shall be no minimum qualifying marks in respect of Women candidates who appeared for Mathematics / Physical Science subjects for allotment of seat.

Note :  The candidates belonging to SC/ST communities ,Women candidates who appeared for Mathematics / Physical Sciences, shall secure the minimum qualifying marks of 35% i.e. 53 marks out of 150 in the EdCET / EdCET-AC to claim a seat under NCC /Sports and Games / Physically Handicapped/Children of Armed Personnel quota.

AGE LIMIT  : Candidates should have completed the age of 19 years as on 1st July of the academic year concerned.

FEES STRUCTURE :-  We have provided fees structure in the form of pdf at the below page.


(i)  The admissions shall be made in the order of merit on the basis of the rank assigned in the EdCET/ EdCET-AC and to the extent of sanctioned seats.

(ii)  The percentage of admissions into the four methodologies shall be as follows:
(a) Mathematics Methodology : 30 %
(b) Physical Sciences Methodology : 15 %
(c) Biological Sciences Methodology : 25 %
(d) Social Studies Methodology : 30 %


The selection of candidates and allotment of methodology / Institutions shall be done only on the basis of merit as adjudged by the rank obtained in the EdCET subject to the condition that the candidate should have passed the qualifying examination.


The tuition fee for Government/University/Aided Private colleges varies from Rs 2700/- to Rs 13500/- and a special fee of Rs 3000/- . Fee shall be paid by the candidate at the college along with the allotment letter. The processing fee for SC/ST candidates is Rs 200/- and Rs 400/- for others (non – refundable).


part  1:  General English consists of 25 questions with 25 marks.

part 2 :  General knowledge and teaching aptitude, General knowledge consists of 15 marks and 10 marks for teaching aptitude.

part 3 : contains 100 questions of 100 marks.candidate has chance to choose any one of the subject from mathematics, biological sciences (botany, zoology),English, physical science (physics, chemistry) and social studies (geography, history, civics).


Students who have applied for the EDCET Exam can get the EDCET Exam Hall Ticket at the official site. You can download the EDCET Admit Card 2016 probably in the month of May 2016.

EDCET Result 2016 :-

AP EDCET Results 2016 will be announced by AP Government once the valuation of AP EDCET 2016 Exam is completed. Students who have attended EDCET Exam conducted by SV University can check the results at the official site.


The Counselling will be conducted by Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education.  The Counselling will be start after 15 days from the declaration of Result.  The counseling rounds will be commenced from the month of July 2016.
1.  Those Candidates who get high rank in CET will be individually invited to appear in counseling.
2.  Candidates have to register themselves for counseling.  The Candidates have to visit the web page www.apedcet.org and fill the registration form.
3.  The Candidates have the options of Colleges in which they want to take admission for B.Ed. Programme.  The Candidates have to submit Colleg’s Options.
4.  In Counseling rounds the Seats and Colleges will be allotted among the Candidates.


(1) Hall Ticket, Rank card

(2) Degree Provisional Certificates and Memorandum of Marks along with Pass Certificate of Intermediate or its equivalent

(3) SSC

(4) Study Certificates from 9th class to Graduation

(5) Residence Certificate for preceding 7 years of the qualifying examination i.e. Degree in respect of candidates who have private study without any institutionalized education,

(6) Integrated Community certificate

(7) Residence Certificate of father or mother for a period of 10 years in A.P. / T.S excluding the period of their employment outside A.P. / T.S from M.R.O. in case of Non local candidates

(8) T C

(9) Income certificate and

(10) Minority Certificate.

Note :  All candidates have to pay processing fee at the time of certificate verification. The processing fee for SC/ST candidates is Rs.450/- and Rs.900/- for others (non-refundable).


  • Visit the official site www.apedcet.org
  • Click Apply Online.
  • Register yourself by entering necessary details.
  • Log in using Id and Password.
  • Fill the Complete details.
  • Make the fee payment.
  • Take a printout of it for further usage.

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