APSET (Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test)

AP SET 2024 Eligibility



 AP SET 2024 Eligibility

AP SET 2024 exam is scheduled to be conducted on December 2024. AP SET exam is conducted to fill vacancies of Assistant Professors and Lecturers in Government Universities and Colleges located in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The following article gives you complete information regarding AP SET 2024 Eligibility. 


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AP SET 2024 Eligibility

(i) Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in a Master’s Degree or equivalent examination from universities/institutions recognized by UGC (on the website: www.ugc.ac.in/old pdf/consolidated%20list%20of%20All%20universities. pdf) are eligible for this Test. 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. 

(ii) Candidates who are pursuing their Master’s degree or equivalent course or candidates who have appeared for their qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for award of eligibility for Assistant Professor only after they have passed their Master’s Degree OR equivalent examination with at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of BC/SC/ ST/PwD category candidates). Such candidates must complete their Master's degree or equivalent examination within two years from the date of SET result with the required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.

(iii) Candidates belonging to the transgender category would be eligible to draw the same relaxation in fee, age, and qualifying criteria for SET (i.e. Assistant Professor) as are available to SC/ST/PwD categories. The subject-wise cut-offs for this category should be the lowest among those for SC/ST/PwD/BC categories in the corresponding subject. 

(iv) The Ph.D.degree holders whose Master’s level examination has been completed by 19th September 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. 

(v) Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their Post Graduation only. The candidates, whose Post Graduation subject is not covered in the list of SET subjects may appear in a related subject. 

(vi) Candidates are neither required to send any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility nor printout of their Application Form (Confirmation Page) to the APSET office. However the candidates, in their own interest, must satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the Test. In the event of any ineligibility being detected by the APSET at any stage, their candidature will be canceled and they shall be liable for legal action. 

(vii) Candidates having a post-graduate diploma/certificate awarded by an Indian University/ Institute or a foreign degree/diploma/certificate awarded by a 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), NewDelhi (www.aiu.ac.in) 

(viii) There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for the test.

(ix) The qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the universities/ colleges situated in the Andhra Pradesh state from where they have cleared their SET.

(x) The candidates who have qualified earlier in APSET /UGC NET are not eligible to apply in the same subject they qualified


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