Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test

APSET 2018 | Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test | APSET Exam Date

APSET 2018: Andhra University, Visakhapatnam has conducted Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET 2018) for recruitment and promotions of Lectures/Assistant Professors in Degree Colleges as per the University Grants Commission Regulations for the year 2018.

APSET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants 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/ SC/ ST/ PWD category applicants who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent exam are eligible for this Test.

Applicants who have appeared or will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s degree (final year) exam and whose result is still awaited or applicants whose qualifying exams have been delayed may also apply for this test.

However, such applicants will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for Assistant Professor only after they have passed their Master’s Degree Exam or; equivalent with at least 55% marks(50% marks in case of OBC(Non- creamy layer)/SC/ST/PWD(persons with disability) category applicants. Such applicants must complete their P.G degree exam within one year from the date of SET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.

The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s Level Exam had been completed by 19th September 1992 (irrespective of 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.

Applicants are advised to appear in the subject of their post-graduation only. The applicants, whose post-graduation subject is not covered in the list of subjects, may appear in a related subject.

APSET 2018 Exam Date | AP SET Exam Date 2018

APSET Notification: March 18th 2018

Commencement of Submission of Online Applications: March 26th 2018

Last date for Submission of Online Applications Without Late Fee (Only Registration Fee): May 02nd 2018

With a Late fee of Rs.1000 + Registration Fee: May 10th 2018

With a Late fee of Rs.2000 + Registration Fee: May 21st 2018

With a Late fee of Rs.5000 + Registration Fee (Exam Centre at Visakhapatnam only): June 06th 2018

Date of Examination: July 01st 2018

Centre Code and Examination Centre

Anantapur, Guntur, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Tirupati and Visakhapatnam.

APSET 2018 Application Fee | APSET Registration Fee

Eligible applicants who wish to apply for APSET 2018 may submit it their applications through online more; the registration fee of Rs.1000/- (for General Category) Rs.800/- (for B.C category) and Rs.500/- (for SC/ST/PH/VH category) may paid towards the application registration and processing fee through payment gateway (Credit Card / Debit Card and Net Banking) the detailed information regarding the eligibility.

Syllabus and model question paper, test centers, related instructions, fees for late submissions and procedures for online submission of application are available on the websites and

APSET 2018 Application Form | APSET Resitration 2018

APSET 2018 applications must be submitted through online mode only; the registration fee for online submission and late fee, if the application may be paid through payment gateway (Credit Card and Debit Card and Net Banking).

The application is available on the websites and

APSET 2018 Exam Pattern

  • The syllabus prescribed by UGC-CSIR and UGC-NET for paper-I, Paper-II and paper-III without negative marks be adopted for APSET
  • The question Paper-I which is common for all candidates appearing APSET will be bilingual(English and Telugu)
  • Paper-II for the following subjects:
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Education
  • History
  • political Science
  • Public administration
  • Sociology and
  • Social Work will be bilingual (English and Telugu)
  • All the remaining papers are in English only
  • The syllabus prescribed by UGC-CSIR and UGC-NET for paper-I and Paper-II without negative marks be adopted for APSET. The Paper II & III are merged to become Paper-II
  • First-I: 100 Marks; 50 questions all are compulsory; 1¼ Hours (09:30 A.M. to 10:30 P.M.) IST
  • Second-III: 200 Marks; 100 questions all are compulsory; 2 Hours (11:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M.) IST
  • There is no negative marking.

APSET 2018 Exam Centre

The Exam Is conducted in 6 regional centres namely (1) Visakhapatnam; (2) Rajamahendravaram (Rajamundry); (3) Guntur; (4) Nellore; (5) Ananthapur and (6) Tirupati.

APSET 2018 Eligibility, Application Form, Exam Date | AP State Eligibility Test
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