APSET 2019 – Andhra University has released online application form for APSET 2019. Candidates can apply online from the official website, apset.net.in. Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET) 2019 will be held on October 20 at 6 regional centres for 30 subjects, including a new subject visual art. Online application form submission is starting on August 5. The state level test, AP SET, to determine eligibility for Lectureship and Assistant Professor will have 2 papers. Candidates who have Masters degree or will complete it, and have requisite percentage, can appear in APSET. Get here complete details of APSET 2019 including dates, online application form, syllabus, exam pattern.
Latest: APSET 2019 Online Application Form has been released. Click here to apply.
APSET 2019 is Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test. It is a state level exam held once a year for the purpose of recruitment and promotion of Assistant Professors and Lectures in degree colleges as per UGC norms. To start with, note all important dates of AP SET 2019 from here.
|APSET 2019||Important Dates|
|Details of SET announced in press conference on||14 Jul 2019|
|AU will release APSET 2019 notification||28 Jul 2019|
|Online application form submission starts||05 Aug 2019|
|Last date to apply without late fee||11 Sep 2019|
|Last date to apply with late fee of Rs 1000||19 Sep 2019|
|Last date to apply with late fee of Rs 2000||26 Sep 2019|
|Last date to apply with late fee of Rs 5000||03 Oct 2019|
|Issuance of hall tickets (expected)||2nd week of Oct 2019|
|APSET 2019 exam date||20 Oct 2019|
|Availability of answer keys (expected)||Last week of Oct 2019|
|Declaration of results (expected)||3rd week of Nov 2019|
APSET 2019 Online Application Form
All candidates who are interested and eligible for APSET 2019 must fill and submit the online application form with fee before last date. Application fee to be submitted varies with time, as in certain time windows, late fee is applicable.
How to apply?
- Application form submission is completely online.
- Go to apset.net.in.
- Check for apply online link and click on it.
- Fill all details asked in form including personal, exam choices related, educational qualifications, communication details.
- Ensure that all data is correct.
- Upload images such as photograph, signature, caste/disability certificate.
- Pay application fee.
- Submit form after checking all details are correct.
AU has increased the application fee for APSET 2019 by 200 Rs. Candidates can refer fees and pay the same with form.
|Category||Fee (in Rs)|
|SC / ST / PWD||700|
Candidates can pay the fee via credit card, debit card, net banking at the online payment gateway.
Although fee is different as per category, late fee is same for all categories.
APSET 2019 Official Notification
Changes in APSET 2019
A new subject has been introduced in Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test in 2019. Course in visual arts is the new subject in which candidates will be able to sit in APSET 2019.
Besides this, there is no major change in the exam. More changes, if any, will be published when notification releases.
APSET 2019 Notification
Andhra University has published APSET 2019 notification. Candidates can read it here or at apset.net.in. Through notification, AU invites applications for AP SET, and tells following details of the exam:
- How to apply
- Exam fee
- Important dates
- Exam centres
- Subjects of exam
- Language of exam
- Exam pattern
- Marking scheme
- Contact details
APSET 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Only such candidates who fulfill eligibility criteria of AP SET 2019 should apply for the exam. It is the responsibility of test taker to ensure that he/she is eligible for exam. If one qualifies the exam but does not happen to be eligible, then he/she will not be able to complete the certificate verification process.
Eligibility criteria for APSET 2019 will be updated when notification and application form are released. Until then, you can check last year’s eligibility criteria below.
- You should have completed Masters degree with at least 55% marks without rounding off.
- If you belong to Backward Classes / Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) / persons with disability (PWD) category, then you should have at least 50% marks.
- If you are yet to complete Masters degree, then also you can appear in APSET 2019. However in this case, you should complete Masters with requisite marks within two years of date of SET result.
- PhD degree holders who completed PG by 19 Sep 1991 are eligible for 5% relaxation.
- Those who have PG degree / diploma from Indian university or institute, or foreign degree / diploma / certificate by foreign university or institute, should check equivalence of their certificate with Masters degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
- There is no upper age limit for applying for APSET.
- Candidates who have previously qualified UGC NET or APSET cannot apply in same subject in which they had qualified.
APSET 2019 Exam Centres
Andhra University will conduct AP SET 2019 at exam centres in 6 regional centres namely: Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Guntur, Nellore, Ananthapur and Tirupati.
Exam centre assigned to each candidate is published in his/her hall tickets. Candidates must go to that exam centre only which has been assigned.
APSET 2019 Exam Pattern
Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test will consist of paper 1 and paper 2. Both will be held on a single day, one after another.
Exam pattern and schedule of AP SET 2019 is as follows
|Paper||Subject||No. of Qs||Marks||Timings|
|I||Common for all||50||100||9:30 AM to 10:30 AM|
|II||Subject specific||100||200||11 AM to 1 PM|
Marking scheme of APSET 2019 is as follows
- You get +2 for correct answer.
- There is no negative marking.
Language of question papers will be as follows
- Paper I will be in English and Telugu
- Paper II will be
- Bilingual for commerce, economics, education, history, political science, public administration and sociology
- In English only for all other subjects
APSET 2019 Subjects
List of APSET subjects is published. Candidate has to select one of the 30 subjects from this list to appear for in exam. Syllabus, cut off for each subject is different.
- Chemical Sciences
- Computer Science & Application
- Earth, Atomspheric, Ocean & Planetary Science
- Environmental Science
- Journalism and Mass Communications
- Library and information Science
- Life Sciences
- Mathematical Sciences
- Physical Education
- Physical Sciences
- Political Science
- Public Administration
- Social Work
- Visual Arts
How to select a subject?
Candidates are advised to appear in subject which is same as their subject of post graduation. However if their subject of postgraduation is not in SET subjects list, then they should appear in a related subject.
APSET 2019 Syllabus
Syllabus defines the topics from which questions will be asked in exam. Level of exam will be as expected from PG degree holders of that subject.
AU publishes APSET 2019 syllabus, with notification. Until then, candidates can refer to past year syllabus.
Previous Year Question Papers
Candidates can prepare for APSET 2019 using previous year question papers. This strategy works since actual papers of Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test are the best way to understand exam level, types of questions, and also work upon speed and accuracy.
One can either go for solved papers of APSET available in book form in market, or download question papers and answer keys of the exam available year wise online.
Click here for previous year question papers of APSET.
APSET 2019 Hall Ticket
All candidates who apply for exam on time are issued the admit card / hall ticket by AU. It is an essential document to appear in exam. Key aspects of admit card / hall ticket for Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test are as follows.
- Andhra University releases APSET hall ticket 2019 around one week before exam.
- Admit card / hall ticket is released in online mode at official website only.
- Candidates have to login with application number, password, and security key in order to download it.
- After downloading it, one has to print it to take it to exam center.
How to download admit card?
- Go to apset.net.in.
- Click on hall ticket download link, which you can see only when hall ticket is available.
- Enter application number, password, security key.
- Login and download admit card.
APSET 2019 Answer Key
Correct answers of all questions asked in exam are published in official answer key of AP SET 2019. Candidates can know all about answer keys of Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test from here.
- APSET 2019 answer keys are published a few days after exam at official website.
- They are published for all sets (A, B, C, D) of paper 1, and for all subjects.
- When answer key is released for first time, candidates can submit grievances. That is they can point out if there is any incorrect answer.
- Then updated or revised answers are published.
- Marks are calculated on basis of final updated answer key.
APSET 2019 Results
After exam, and checking of papers, results of APSET 2019 are announced. Candidates get to know their scores as well as qualifying status through it. Important things to know about result are as follows.
- APSET 2019 result is published in form of list of qualified candidates as well as through login.
- List of qualified candidates show roll numbers of all candidates who have qualified by obtaining cut off score.
- By login, candidates can check exactly marks they have obtained in exam.
How to download APSET 2019 score?
- Go to apset.net.in.
- Click on link for result, when result is available.
- Enter hall ticket number, date of birth, security key.
- Login and check your score.
APSET 2019 Cut Off
Minimum marks required to qualify APSET is known as cut off. There is no pre-fixed cut off for Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test. Instead, cut off is determined at time of result depending upon various factors like difficulty level of exam, number of candidates, and so on.
Whereas AP SET 2019 cut off will be available after result, you can check past year cut offs below. Please note that below cut off data has been gathered from secondary sources and thus may be unverified. If there is any correction to it, please comment below.
|Name of subject||UR||BC-A||SC||ST|
Once result is announced, qualified candidates need to attend certificate verification. Prior to this, candidates have not had to submit their documents during online application form filling or otherwise.
Documents to submit in verification
- Class 10 certificate
- PG pass certificate / Certificate from head of institution if pursuing PG
- PG marks statement of all semesters
- Caste certificate
- PWD certificate
- Passport size photograph
- Address slip
AU publishes certificate verification schedule at apset.net.in. Candidates have to see subject wise date and centre assigned for certificate verification, and go there with prescribed documents. Usually PWD candidates are given early morning slot for their convenience every day.
APSET 2019 Contact Details
2nd Floor, Online Counseling Center,
Opp. Platinum Jubilee Guest House,
Visakhapatnam – 530 003
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 0891-2730148 / 2730147
APSET 2019 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : Andhra University is conducting Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET 2019) on October 20, 2019.
Ans : If you qualify APSET exam, then you become eligible to apply for Assistant Professor or Lecturer.
Ans : The date of issuance of APSET 2019 notification is July 28, 2019.
Ans : Candidates who have PG / Masters degree with 55% marks (50% for SC, ST, BC, PWD), or those who will complete the degree within one year of results can apply for APSET.
Ans : SET will be conducted only one time in 2019. After that it will be held in 2020, and 2021. Andhra University is conducting the exam in all three years 2019, 2020, 2021.
If you have any queries regarding APSET 2019, then please ask in comments below.