APSET (Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test)

Sunday, December 20, 2020


APSET 2020

Notification | Exam Dates | Application Form | Eligibility | Exam Pattern | Syllabus | Admit card | Result | Counselling

Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test - APSET 2020 is conducted by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on behalf of Government of Andhra Pradesh to recruit Assistant Professors or Lecturers in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Informing the same, the official website of APSET states: “In view of a lot of demand for recruitment as Assistant Professors / Lectures through direct recruitment or promotion in Universities and Degree colleges in newly formed Andhra Pradesh state, Andhra university prepared the proposal for conduct of APSET examination and sent it through APSCHE and Government of Andhra Pradesh to the U.G.C New Delhi”.


 AP SET 2020 Notification

AP SET 2020 Notification will be released by Andhra University. The application process for APSET 2020 starts after the release of AP SET 2020 Notification. AP SET 2020 Exam Will be conducted for nearly 30 subjects. Keep visiting this page for AP SET 2020 Updates.

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 APSET 2020 Important Dates

Event Name Date
APSET Notification 9th August 2020
Commencement of Submission of Online Applications 14th August 2020
Last date for Submission of Online Applications Without Late Fee (Only Registration Fee) 05th October 2020
With a Late fee of Rs. 1,000+Registration Fee 12th October 2020
With a Late fee of Rs. 2,000+Registration Fee 21st October 2020
With a Late fee of Rs. 5,000+Registration Fee (Examination centre at Visakhapatnam only) 11th November 2020
Downloading of Hall Ticket 12th December 2020
Date of Examination 20th December 2020


AP SET 2020 Exam Schedule

APSET 2020
Session Paper Marks No. Of Questions Duration
First I 100 50 1 Hours (09:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.) IST
Second II 200 100 2 Hours (11:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M.) IST

 APSET 2020 Application Form

  • APSET 2020 Application form Applicants may apply through the official portal of the organization that is apset.net.in
  • Before applying candidates are advised to read the official notification carefully
  • Search the link AP State Eligibility Test 2020 Online Application Form
  • Fill the application form with all required details like name of the candidate, mobile number, date of birth, email id, etc in the prescribed format
  • After completion of the form choose the payment option and pay the application fee
  • Before submitting the form check all the details and click on the submit button.

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AP SET 2020 Application Fee:









APSET 2020 Eligibility

  1. Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree or equivalent examinations from universities/institutions recognised by UGC are eligible for this Test. The Other Backward Classes(OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer/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.
  2. Candidates who have appeared or will be appearing at the 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 qualifying the test only after they have passed their Master’s Degree examination OR equivalent with at least 55% marks(50% marks in case of OBC(Non- creamy layer)/SC/ST/PWD(persons with disability) category candidates. Such candidates must complete their P.G degree examination within one year from the date of SET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
  3. The PhD degree holders whose Master’s level examination had 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.
  4. 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 subjects may appear in a related subject.
  5. Candidates having 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.
  6. There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor

Full Details about AP SET 2020 Eligibility

APSET 2020 Exam Pattern




No of  Questions





50 Questions

1hr (9:30 AM to 10:30 AM)




100 Questions

2hrs: 15min

  • Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. Paper-I shall consist of 50 objective type questions. Each question will carry 2 marks.
  • Paper-II shall consist of 100 objective type questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.
  • 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.


AP SET Examination Centres:

APSET Examination will be conducted in selected examination centres across the AP State:

Sl No

Regional Center Code Regional Center
1 01
  • Visakhapatnam
2 02
  • Rajamahendravaram (Rajamundry)
3 03
  • Guntur
4 04
  • Nellore
5 05
  • Ananthapur
6 06
  • Tirupathi
7 07
  • Kadapa
8 08
  • Kurnool

APSET 2020 Syllabus

List of AP SET Subjects

  • Telugu
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Computer Science & Applications
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Commerce
  • English
  • Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
  • Education
  • Economics
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Hindi
  • Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Linguistics
  • Library & Information Science
  • Law
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Management
  • Physical Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Political Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Physical Education
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Sanskrit
  • Social work
  • Urdu

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APSET 2020 Admit Cards

Step to Download APSET Admit cards:

  • Visit the official website @ apset.net.in
  • Search the admit card link on homepage & Open it.
  • Fill the required details by correct data such as e-Mail ID & Password
  • Click on submit button.
  • APSET Exam Admit Card will appear on the screen. 

 APSET 2020 Exam Result

Download the APSET Merit List we are providing some simple steps you may follow it:

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click the results tab on the home page.
  • Enter the required details on the login page.
  • Press on “Submit” button. 

APSET 2020 Counselling

The counselling will be held only for the candidates who qualified the APSET 2020. A merit list will be prepared and call letter will be sent to them. Candidates who received the call letter only will be able to participate in the counselling procedure. APSET 2020 counselling process includes document verification and seat allotment. Candidates who are going to participate in the counselling procedure must carry the original certificates with at least two sets of photocopies.


APSET 2020 Certificate Verification

Candidates who are qualified in AP SET 2020 exam will be called for certificate verification. Top 6% of Meritorious candidates are eligible for the assistant professor posts. AP SET 2020 Certificate verification date and venue will be informed to the qualified candidates. Usually, AP SET Certificate verification will be held in the University Zonal headquarters. 

Documents necessary for APSET 2020 Certificate Verification

  1. SSC or equivalent certificate as the date of birth proof
  2. PG pass certificate either provisional degree or original degree
  3. PG marks statement of all semesters
  4. Case certificate by AP govt, if applicable
  5. PWD certificate, if applicable
  6. Proforma for certificate verification
  7. 4 Passport size photograph
  8. documents of Address Proof