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AP Eamcet 2018 Notification

Engineering is one of the most powerful demanding courses for the students who had completed their 12th standard. Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture & Medical Common Entrance Test is a state level entrance test which is conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada on the behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). Through this entrance exam students can get admission in various professional courses in engineering, agriculture and pharmacy and also get admission to many government and private institutions in the state.

A. Examination Pattern

Medium of Entrance Test

The question paper contains questions in “English” and “Telugu” medium only. Candidates, who have studied the qualifying examination in Urdu medium and wish to avail assistance for translating the questions into Urdu, will be allotted a Test Centre at Kurnool only.

Exam Pattern for Engineering Courses

S No Name of Tests No. Of Questions Total Marks Duration
1 Mathematics 80 80 3 Hours
2 Physics 40 40
3 Chemistry 40 40
Total 160 160

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Exam Pattern for Medical / Agriculture Courses

S No Name of Tests No. Of Questions Total Marks Duration
1 Zoology 40 40 3 Hours
2 Botany 40 40
3 Physics 40 40
4 Chemistry 40 40
Total 160 160

B. Fee Details


Application should be submitted through Online mode only.

The following information must be kept ready for filling the details during Online submission:

a. Hall ticket Number of Qualifying Examination

b. Hall ticket Number of S.S.C. or equivalent

c. Date of Birth

d. Caste in case of SC/ST/BC candidates

e. Aadhar Number

f. PH, NCC, Sports etc.

g. Income Upto One Lakh or Up to Two Lakhs or More than Two Lakhs (Rupees)

h. Ration Card

i. Study or Residence or relevant certificate for proof of local status (last 12 years)

S No Courses Application Fee
1 Engineering (E) Rs. 500/-
2 Agriculture & Medical (AM) Rs. 500/-

C. Important Dates

SNo Important Events Dates
1 Notification of AP EAMCET – 2018 26.02.2018
2 Commencement of Submission of Online application forms 28.02.2018
3 Last date for submission of online applications without late fee 29.03.2018
4 Last date for submission of online applications with late fee of Rs. 500/- 06.04.2018
5 Downloading of Hall-tickets from the website 18.04.2018 (onwards)
6 Date of AP EAMCET Examination (Engineering) 22.04.2018, 23.04.2018, 24.04.2018 & 25.04.2018
7 Date of AP EAMCET Examination (Agriculture) 25.04.2018 & 26.04.2018
8 E & A (Both Stream) 24.04.2018 & 25.04.2018
9 Declaration of Preliminary Key (Engineering) 25.04.2018
10 Declaration of Preliminary Key (Agriculture) 26.04.2018
11 Last Date for receiving of objections on Preliminary Key 28.04.2018 (5.00 PM)
12 Declaration of Results 05.05.2018

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D. Eligibility Criteria


  1. Candidates should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December, 2018
  2. The upper age limit of 22 years for general candidates and 25 years for SC and ST candidates as on 31st December 2017.


  1. Candidate should qualify 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics recognized by the Board.
  2. Candidates should secure a minimum aggregate of 45% marks (40% in case of reserved category)


  1. Candidates qualifying Diploma exam in Engineering by the State Board of Technical Education & Training, Andhra Pradesh/ Telangana.
  2. Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination or Diploma in engineering can also apply for the examination.


The qualifying percentage of marks for the AP EAMCET-2018 is 25% of the maximum marks considered for ranking. However, for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe, no minimum qualifying mark is prescribed.


1. Evaluation: Every care will be taken to avoid errors in the evaluation, checking, scrutiny, tabulation, normalization and ranking.

2. Ranking:

a. Candidates shall be ranked based on the EAMCET normalized marks (75% weightage) and 10+2 (25% weightage) in the order of merit as explained in the Annexure-IV and Annexure-V.

b. Rank obtained in AP EAMCET-2018 is valid for admission to the courses mentioned in the application form for the academic year 2018-2019 only.

c. Rank card shall be downloaded from the website

d. Rank obtained with the benefit of relaxation of the minimum qualifying marks at AP EAMCET-2018 by any candidate claiming as SC/ST Category will be cancelled in case the claim is found to be invalid at the time of admission to any course of study in any participating University / Institution.

E. Marks Scheme Details

One mark for each correct response and there is no negative marking for wrong answer.

To read the Official Notification click the link given below:

AP Eamcet

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