APSET-2018 APSET Notification AP State Eligibility Test 2018 APSET 2018

APSET-2018 APSET Notification AP State Eligibility Test 2018 APSET 2018. Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET) 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 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”. Notification for APSET 2018 is out. APSET 2018 Eligibility Criteria, AP SET Syllabus, AP SET Exam Dates are given below.

APSET Notification AP State Eligibility Test 2018 APSET 2018

APSET-2018 ANDHRA PRADESH STATE ELIGIBILITY TEST-2018
Important Dates:
APSET Notification 18th March 2018
Commencement of Submission of Online Applications 26th March 2018
Last date for Submission of Online Applications Without Late Fee (Only Registration Fee) 02nd May 2018
With a Late fee of Rs. 1,000+Registration Fee 10th May 2018
With a Late fee of Rs. 2,000+Registration Fee 21st May 2018
With a Late fee of Rs. 5,000+Registration Fee (Examination centre at Visakhapatnam only) 06th June 2018
Date of Examination 1st July 2018

APSET Scheme of Examination

  • The question paper - I which is common for all candidates appearing APSET will be bilingual (English and Telugu). Paper – II for the following subjects a) Commerce b) Economics c) Education d) History e) political Science f) Public administration g) Sociology and h) Social work will be bilingual (English and Telugu). All the remaining papers are in English only.
  • 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.
  • There is no negative marking.
Examination Schedule
1st July, 2018 (SUNDAY)
Session Paper Marks Number of Question Duration
First I 100 50 question 1 Hours (09:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.) IST
Second II 200 100 questions 2 Hours (11:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M.) IST

AP SET Eligibility Conditions


  • APSET 2018 eligibility criteria which aspirants need to fulfill in order to be eligible to appear for the entrance exam is as mentioned below:
  • 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 Backward Classes/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.
  • 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 BC/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.
  • The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September 1991(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.
  • 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.
  • Candidates are neither required to send any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility nor printout of their Application Form (Confirmation Page) to 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 at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action.
  • 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.
  • There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for test.
  • 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.
  • The candidates who have qualified earlier in APSET /UGC NET are not eligible to apply in the same subject they qualified.
  • Age Limit:  There is no upper age limit for candidates applying for the post of Assistant Professor.

2 comments:

  1. Sir, i am from Uttar Pradesh and my age is 31 years. i applied for state tet but missed by some marks. can i apply for APSET notification. What is the application fee for other state candidates.

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