Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test
Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test

AP POLYCET 2024: Dates, Answer Key, Admit Card, Result & Counselling

AP POLYCET Exam 2024 : SBTET, Andhra Pradesh has announced AP POLYCET counselling dates. Qualified candidates can participate in web counselling through the official website -
AP POLYCET Exam 2024

AP POLYCET Exam 2024

AP POLYCET Exam 2024: The State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada has released the AP POLYCET counselling 2024 schedule for certificate verification and exercising options at The final phase of counselling will commence from July 11, 2024.

The conducting body has released the notification for the final phase of AP POLYCET counselling 2024 which will be conducted to fill any remaining seats. The payment of processing fee and the document verification at the designated helpline centres will be conducted from July 11 to July 13. Candidates can access more information regarding the counselling process from

Earlier, SBTET, Andhra Pradesh had released the AP POLYCET result 2024 in the online mode. Candidates can access their AP POLYCET rank cards by visiting the official website - and entering their hall ticket number.

What is the AP POLYCET Exam?

The AP POLYCET (Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test) is a state-level entrance exam conducted by the State Board of Technical Education and Training (SBTET), Andhra Pradesh. The exam is conducted for students seeking to take admission to various diploma programs offered by government and private polytechnic colleges in Andhra Pradesh. 

AP POLYCET 2024 Highlights

The key highlights for AP POLYCET 2024 can be accessed by the candidates in the table given below.



AP POLYCET full form

Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test

Exam Conducting Body

State Board of Technical Education and Training (SBTET), Andhra Pradesh

Exam Level


Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Date 

April 27, 2024

Mode of Examination


Registration Date

February 20, 2024 to April 5, 2024 (Ongoing)

Application mode 


Application Fees 

OC/BC candidates- INR 400

SC/ ST candidates- INR 100

Official website

AP POLYCET Entrance Exam Date 2024

The important dates for the AP POLYCET 2024 exam are mentioned in the table below.



AP POLYCET Registration 2024

February 20, 2024

AP POLYCET Registration Ends

April 5, 2024

AP POLYCET Admit Card 2024 

April 18, 2024

AP POLYCET Exam Date 2024

April 27, 2024

AP POLYCET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates intending to take the AP POLYCET examination need to fulfil the eligibility requirements given below.

Nationality and Domicile

  • The candidate applying for AP POLYCET exam must be an Indian Citizen 
  • The candidate must be a resident of Andhra Pradesh

Educational Qualification

  • For admission in diploma courses offered through POLYCET, candidates must have passed the SSC (Class 10) or equivalent examination from a recognized board with Mathematics as one of the subjects
  • Candidates belonging to NIOS / APOSS / OTHER Examinations should have passed all subjects including Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, with minimum of 35% Marks in each subject.
  • Candidates who are appearing for SSC or equivalent examination and whose results are yet to be declared are also eligible to apply.

Age Requirement 

There is no age requirement for the AP POLYCET examination.

AP POLYCET 2024 Application Form

During the online application process for AP POLYCET, candidates are required to provide their personal details, academic qualifications, and choose their preferred diploma programs and colleges. The detailed application process is given below.

How to apply for AP POLYCET 2024?

Step 1: Visit the official AP POLYCET website-

Step 2: Click on the “Online Application” section available on the homepage.

Step 3: Register using your SSC Hall Ticket number/Mobile number and create an online account

Step 4: Fill out the application form providing required details 

Step 5: Upload scanned photographs and signatures as per the specified format.

Step 6: Pay the application fee using the online payment gateway.

Step 7: Submit the application form and download a confirmation receipt for future reference

AP POLYCET 2024 Application Fee

Candidates can pay the application fee online through various payment gateways. The application fee for AP POLYCET is given in the table below.


Application Fee

OC/BC candidates

INR 400

SC/ ST candidates

INR 100

AP POLYCET 2024 Exam Pattern

The AP POLYCET exam will be conducted in the offline mode. The candidates will have to mark answers on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) response sheet. Candidates can check the AP POLYCET 2024 exam pattern in the table given below.



Exam Name

Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test

Exam mode


Exam Duration

2 hours (120 minutes)

Total Questions 

120 questions

Question Type


Total Sections

3 (Physics, Chemistry & Maths)

Maths Section Weightage

50 questions for 50 marks

Physics Section Weightage

40 questions for 40 marks

Chemistry Section Weightage

30 questions for 30 marks

Marking scheme

1 mark for each correct answer

No negative marking for wrong answer

AP POLYCET 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry for POLYCET 2024 is as per the syllabus prescribed for SSC Examination of March, 2024 conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Andhra Pradesh. 

Structure of Question Paper

AP POLYCET consists of 120 questions. The structure of AP POLYCET question paper is provided in the table below






1 to 50



51 to 90



91 to 120

AP POLYCET Admit Card 2024

AP POLYCET admit card has been released by the official authorities at the official website. Registered candidates can now download the AP POLYCET Hall Ticket 2024 from- Once downloaded, it is advisable for candidates to review the details mentioned on the admit card carefully and contact the official authorities if there are any discrepancies. 

AP POLYCET admit card is an important document that the candidates must carry on the day of examination. Without the admit card, the candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam centre. Candidates must also carry a valid identity proof (Aadhaar card/PAN Card/Passport/Voter ID) in addition to the AP POLYCET 2024 hall ticket.

How to Download the AP POLYCET Hall Ticket?

To download the AP POLYCET 2024 hall ticket, candidates can follow the instructions given below.

  • Visit the official website -
  • Click on the link that says ‘Print hall ticket’.
  • Candidate portal will be displayed on the screen.
  • Enter the required credentials such as Class 10 hall ticket number, date of birth and Captcha code available on the screen.
  • Now, click on ‘View and print hall ticket’.
  • Your AP POLYCET 2024 Hall Ticket will be displayed on the screen.
  • Verify your details and print the hall ticket for future use.

Details Mentioned on the Admit Card

AP POLYCET 2024 admit card consists of following details:  

  • Candidate’s name
  • Roll number for AP Polycet 2024 
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Complete address of exam centre
  • Name of the course
  • AP Polycet 2024 exam date and time
  • Exam day instructions for candidates

AP POLYCET 2024 Answer Key 

The AP POLYCET Answer Key is released by the State Board of Technical Education and Training (SBTET), Andhra Pradesh after the successful completion of the exam. 

The answer key released before the result is provisional in nature, that is, it can be challenged by the candidates if they are not satisfied with the answers provided in the answer key. Candidates can access the answer key on the official AP POLYCET website.

Steps to Download the AP POLYCET Answer Key

Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to download the AP POLYCET Answer Key

  • Visit the official website -
  • Click on the link available for “AP POLYCET 2024 Answer key”
  • Login using required credentials such as User ID, password and centre code.
  • The AP POLYCET 2024 answer key will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download the answer key for future use.

AP POLYCET 2024 Result

The SBTET has released the AP POLYCET 2024 Result at the official website. The scores and rank obtained by the candidate are available in the form of AP POLYCET 2024 rank card. The rank cards display the individual section-wise marks as well as total marks obtained by the candidate. Candidates can access their results on the official website by logging in through their credentials.

How to view the AP POLYCET 2024 Result?

Candidates can access their AP POLYCET rank card by following the steps listed below.

  • Visit the official website-
  • Click on the ‘AP POLYCET 2024 Result’ link available on the homepage
  • Enter required credentials such as AP POLYCET 2024 hall ticket number, date of birth and other details in the designated fields.
  • Your AP POLYCET 2024 rank card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download and print the rank card for future reference. 

AP POLYCET 2024 Counselling

SBTET, Andhra Pradesh releases the schedule for AP POLYCET counselling 2024 at the official website. Candidates can register themselves  for the counselling process in the online mode. Based on the AP POLYCET score, rank, and seat availability, qualified candidates will be called for counselling and seat allocation. The certificate verification will be conducted as a part of the web counselling process.  

During online registration for the counselling process, candidates can choose their preferred colleges and programs based on their rank and available seats. Students can enter their options in the order of preference through the official website -

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the official website of AP POLYCET?

The official website for AP POLYCET 2024 is Students can regularly check this website for all latest updates related to the AP POLYCET 2024 exam.

What is the pass mark for AP POLYCET 2024?

The minimum marks for declaring a candidate to have passed in the AP POLYCET 2024 examination is 30 marks out of 120.

Who is eligible for the AP POLYCET exam?

Candidates who have passed the SSC exam (Class 10) or its equivalent from a recognized board with an aggregate of at least 35%  marks and Mathematics as a compulsory subject are considered eligible to apply for the AP POLYCET 2024. Moreover, a candidate must be an Indian citizen and a resident of Andhra Pradesh in order to appear for the AP POLYCET exam.

How to download the AP POLYCET exam hall ticket?

AP POLYCET 2024 hall ticket can be downloaded from the official website - polycetap.nic. Candidates can click on the 'Print Hall Ticket' link and log in using their credentials such as hall ticket number and tenth passing/appearing year.

What is the last date to apply for AP POLYCET?

The last date to register for the AP POLYCET 2024 examination was April 5, 2024. The registrations have now been closed.

What is AP POLYCET 2024 exam date?

As per the official notice released by the SBTET, the AP POLYCET 2024 exam was successfully conducted on April 27, 2024.

What is the age limit for the AP POLYCET 2024 exam?

There are no age restrictions for the AP POLYCET 2024 exam.

How to apply for AP POLYCET 2024 counselling?

To apply for the AP POLYCET 2024 counselling process, the candidates must visit the official website. Click on the Registration link and enter required credentials in the designated fields. Pay the processing fee online to complete the registration for the counselling process.

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