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AP ECET 2023 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

AP ECET 2023

AP ECET 2023 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test 2023 or AP ECET 2023 is the entrance examination for admission to B.Tech. (Lateral Entry), B.Pharm. (Lateral Entry) and B.E. (Lateral Entry). AP ECET 2023 is conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, KAKINADA on behalf of APSCHE.

AP ECET for the year 2023 has been announced by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, KAKINADA on behalf of APSCHE and will be held on 05/05/2023. The application forms will be available from 10/03/2023 till 15/04/2023. The exam is in online mode. It is being conducted in English language. Admit card will be available from 28/04/2023. The result date will be announced later.

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AP ECET 2023 Conducting Body

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, KAKINADA on behalf of APSCHE

AP ECET 2023 Eligibility Criteria


The Candidates satisfying the following requirements shall be eligible to appear for ECET:

(i) They should be of Indian Nationality.

(ii) They should belong to the State of Andhra Pradesh. The candidates should satisfy local/non-local status requirements as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admission) Order, 1974 as subsequently amended.

(iii) They should have obtained a Diploma in Engineering and Technology/ Pharmacy from the State Board of Technical Education of Andhra Pradesh State or any other Diploma from an AICTE-approved institution recognized by the Government of Andhra Pradesh as equivalent thereto for admission into the relevant B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Pharmacy courses into the Courses corresponding to the Diplomas as given in the following Annexure.


They should have passed the 3-year B.Sc Degree examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects in the group combination from a recognized University in the state or its equivalent for entry into relevant courses as given in the following Annexure.

(iv) Candidates who are pursuing a Diploma course shall be eligible for entry into the relevant B.E./B.Tech./ B. Pharmacy courses provided they have completed the prescribed course and passed all the subjects for the award of diploma course before admission into the college.

(v) Candidates should have passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology/ Pharmacy/ B.Sc Degree as the case may be with at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) for entry into relevant courses.


Candidates should have appeared and qualified at the APECET-2023. Mere appearance at the Entrance Test does not automatically entitle a candidate to be considered for entry into any course unless the candidate satisfies the requirement of eligibility and other criteria laid down in the rules of admission.

Admission to 85% of the seats in each course shall be reserved for the local candidates and the remaining 15% of the seats shall be un-reserved seats as specified in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulations and Admissions) Order, 1974 as subsequently amended.

While filling up the lateral entry seats based on the APECET-2023 ranks, B.Sc. (with Mathematics as one of the optional subjects) stream students will be considered for admission only after exhausting all the qualified diploma holders

AP ECET 2023 Important Dates

Events Start Date Last Date
Application Form 10/03/2023 10/04/2023
Application Form With Late Fee - 15/04/2023
Application Form Correction 20/04/2023 22/04/2023
Admit Card Release Date 28/04/2023 -
AP ECET 2023 Exam Date Online Dates
  • 05/05/2023
  • Answer Key For Challenge Display 09/05/2023 -
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    AP ECET 2023 Prospectus

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    Examination Timing :

    1st Shift09:00 am to 12:00 noon
    2nd Shift03:00 pm to 06:00 pm

    AP ECET 2023 Application Form

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    Application Form Fee

    OC studentsRs.600/-
    BC studentsRs 550/-
    SC/ST studentsRs 500/-

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    • Students applying for the AP ECET 2023 have to fill up the application form on the official site.
    • The student can submit the application only once. Multiple forms will be rejected.
    • The submission is ONLINE only.

    Requirements to be readied before you start filling up the Application Form of AP ECET 2023:

    • PC or a Laptop with Internet connectivity
    • Qualification details
    • Scanned copy of passport photograph in JPG or JPEG format (size less than 50 Kb) Scanned copy of signature in JPG or JPEG format (size less than 30 Kb)
    • Functional e-mail Id as all communication are made through email; Parents email id is recommended.
    • Mobile number as all information is sent through SMS too. Parents phone number can be used.
    • For online payments, usually a valid debit or credit card as well as Net Banking facility, UPI or PAYTM Service is a must.
    • Printer is required for keeping hard copies; if there is no printer, one can save the printouts, transfer them on to a pen drive and get it printed from a cyber-cafe.
    • It is recommended to download the information Bulletin Brochure and read it carefully so that you understand various requirements to fill-up the form.

    The Usual Steps in filling up the Online Application Form of the AP ECET 2023:

    • Step-1: Students have to register for Online Application Form. A login and password are created.
    • Step-2: Student has to complete the Application Form and its various sections
    • Step-3: Required documents in the form of Scanned Images of Candidate’s Photograph, Candidate’s Signature and Left Thumb Impression.
    • Step-4: Payments have to be made by Debit / Credit Card / Net Banking / UPI / PAYTM

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    Last date for submission of online Applications with late fee (Rs.500/-)15.04.2023 (Saturday)
    Last date for submission of online Applications with late fee (Rs.2000/-) 19.04.2023 (Wednesday)
    Last date for submission of online Applications with late fee (Rs.5000/-) 24.04.2023 (Monday)

    Clicking on 'Apply Now' will take you to the official site with the online form as well as other details for the exam "AP ECET 2023" being held from "05/05/2023" till "05/05/2023". Last date to apply is “10/04/2023”.

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    AP ECET 2023 Syllabus

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    AP ECET 2023 Admit Card

    Admit Card Download Start Date 28/04/2023

    Admit Card Download Url

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    AP ECET 2023 Exam Day Instructions

    Online Dates

    • 05/05/2023

    Examination Day Instructions

    Preparation for the Exam Day

    • The Admit card should be downloaded and printed immediately.
    • A few copies of the Admit Card should be kept in reserve as these are also used at the time of admission and counselling.
    • Documents to be taken to the Exam centre should be kept ready.
    • Stationary related articles as mentioned should be kept ready.
    • Dress related details will also be provided in the prospectus as well as with the admit card and should be followed.
    • Items not to be taken to the Exam centre or barred should be noted.

    Before entering the Exam Centre

    • Try to reach the exam centre one hour prior to the time advised in the admit card.
    • Before leaving for the site, please have a hearty breakfast or light lunch depending on the session. Drink plenty of fluids; as in summers dehydration can set in affecting your performance in the exam.
    • Have a cookie or a chocolate just before entering the centre; this prevents hypoglycaemia and thus helps you stay alert longer improving your results.
    • If it is a busy centre, then don’t wait till last for the entry and security check.
    • Centre will not allow you to enter after the stipulated time of closing the doors.
    • Admission to the Exam Centre is with the Admit Card; no candidates shall be admitted to the test without the production of the Admit Card at the Test Centre.
    • Usually no bags are allowed.
    • No eatables are allowed.
    • No communication equipment such as mobile phones / pager / wireless set, scanner, camera or any such electronic / digital gadget etc are allowed in the exam centre; carrying one will lead to disqualification.

    After entering the Centre

    • Once candidates enter the centre, they should locate their designated hall and seat.
    • If mentioned, candidates will be hand frisked as well as photographed or video graphed before entering the centre
    • After all the formalities, candidates should enter the allotted hall and take the designated seat.
    • No candidate shall be allowed to leave the examination hall before the expiry of half of the time allotted for the respective paper.
    • Copying, use of unfair means of any kind, talking, asking questions from other candidates or borrowing of material inside the Test Centre is strictly prohibited.
    • Smoking is not allowed.
    • Misbehaviour of any kind can lead to the expulsion of the candidate.
    • Caught copying helping in copying will mean cancellation of the answer sheet / cancellation of the candidature.
    • Marking the answer sheet or question paper in any way will also lead to the cancellation of the exam for that candidate.

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    AP ECET 2023 Results

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    Release of Preliminary Key 09.05.2023 (Tuesday)
    Last date for receiving Objections on Preliminary Key 11.05.2023 (Thursday)

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