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AP POLYCET 2018, 2019 Application Form, Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus
AP POLYCET 2018, 2019 Application Form, Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus
Know all essential information on AP POLYCET Exam here. Get latest updates of AP POLYCET. AP POLYCET or Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test is a state level entrance examination conducted for providing admission to various diploma courses. Check out AP POLYCET Exam eligibility criteria, registration, application procedure, important dates, exam pattern, syllabus here.
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AP POLYCET 2019 Exam Overview:

AP POLYCET or Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test is a state level entrance examination conducted by the ‘State Board of Technical Education & Training, Andhra Pradesh’ for providing admission to various diploma courses in engineering and non-engineering branches in various Govt. and Private Polytechnic colleges in Andhra Pradesh. AP POLYCET is conducted once in a year in offline mode i.e., Pen and Paper mode. AP POLYCET exam comprises of 120 multiple-choice questions from three main subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The AP POLYCET 2019 syllabus will be based on Class 10th (S.S.L.C.) standard. To appear for AP POLYCET Exam, candidates need to submit their AP POLYCET 2019 application form, which will be available tentatively in the 2nd week of March 2019. Read the article to know the essential information about AP POLYCET 2019 Exam.

Important highlights of AP POLYCET 2019:

The important points regarding AP POLYCET 2019 are mentioned in the following table for the quick review by candidates.
Exam Name Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test (AP POLYCET)
Exam Organizing Authority State Board of Technical Education and Training, A.P. Amaravati
Official Website appolycet.nic.in
Exam Type State Level Entrance Examination
Purpose of the Exam To get admission for Diploma courses in various engineering and non-engineering disciplines
Mode of Exam Offline
Total Number of questions 120
Total Marks 120
Exam duration 2 hours
Exam Date 27th April, 2018;
2019 Exam to be held tentatively in the 4th week of April, 2019

Important Dates of AP POLYCET 2018 and 2019:

The important dates for AP POLYCET 2018 and 2019 Entrance Examination are mentioned in the following table. The dates mentioned for 2019 AP POLYCET Exam are tentative in nature, and will be updated once the official notification is released.
Events AP POLYCET 2018 Dates AP POLYCET 2019 Dates
Online application form submission begins on 15th March 2018 2nd week of March, 2019
Last date to submit the application form 14th April 2018 2nd week of April, 2019
Admit card availability 3rd  week of April 2018 From 2nd week of March, 2019
Exam date 27th April 2018 4th week of April, 2019
Answer key announcement 30th April 2018 Last week of April, 2019
Last date to submit objection 2nd May 2018 1st week of May, 2019
Result Declaration 10th May 2018 2nd week of May, 2019
Document verification 17th – 26th May 2018 3rd week of May, 2019
Option entry 20th – 25th May 2018 Last week of May, 2019

What are the Eligibility Criteria for AP POLYCET 2019?

Before filling AP POLYCET 2019 for diploma course admission, Candidates are recommended to carefully go through the eligibility criteria. Following are the essential Eligibility Criteria, which are officially announced for Candidates who wish to apply for the AP POLYCET 2019 Entrance Exam. Candidate who gets compartment in Class 10th Board Examination, can also apply for this AP POLYCET 2019 examination but he/she needs to clear his/her compartment before the admission procedure.
Nationality: Only Indian citizens can apply
Domicile: Necessary to be a resident of Andhra Pradesh
Age Limit: No restriction on age limit.
The minimum age of the candidate should be more than 15 years.
Qualification Criteria: Should have passed SSC (Class 10th) examination conducted by State Board of Secondary Education, Andhra Pradesh/ Telangana or an equivalent exam.
Qualifying Marks: Candidates must passed all the subjects in the qualifying exam – including Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics – with a minimum of 35% marks in each subject.

How to submit the AP POLYCET 2019 Application Form?

AP POLYCET 2019 Application Form will be available in online mode only. AP POLYCET Application form can be filled up through offline also. For that, the candidate needs to visit the nearest helpline centre of AP POLYCET and submit the completed application form along with photograph and signature to the computer operator. The computer operator will enter the details mentioned on the application form to an online system and also upload photograph and signature. Eligible candidates who are submitting their AP POLYCET 2019 application form in online mode, are advised to follow the below mentioned steps. Incomplete application/registration form will be rejected. The email address and mobile number provided by the candidate must be valid and active till the completion of AP POLYCET 2019 Admission process.
  • Click on the official link provided above to fill AP POLYCET 2019 Application Form.
  • Enter name as mentioned in school certificates, email id and a valid phone number.
  • Enter the details of Class 10 passing year, Class 10 hall ticket number, and date of birth.
  • Then, click on ‘Register’ button.
  • A user ID and password will be sent to the registered Email ID and phone number. Note down the 6-digit password and the Login ID.
  • Login to the official site using the correct credentials and then Fill father’s name, address details, exam centre, category (BC, SC, or ST).
  • Choose the medium of exam [AP POLYCET  examination in Urdu medium is offered only at Guntur and Nandyal centres].
  • Then, candidates need to upload their signature, thumb impression and photograph, which is duly signed by parent (guardian) in the designated space. All images should be in JPG format. Moreover, all uploaded images should be in 30kb size.
  • After filling all the above mentioned information correctly and paying application fee as mentioned below, Candidates are advised to take the print out of the AP POLYCET Application Form for future reference.

What is the Application Fee for AP POLYCET 2019?

Candidates should pay the AP POLYCET application fee of Rs. 350 through either offline (in cash) or online mode i.e. using credit card/ debit card/ net banking. For offline payment of AP POLYCET Application Fee, the candidate needs to visit the nearest AP POLYCET online centre/ E SEVA /MEE Seva or helpline centre and make the payment there. Candidate should take printout of Payment Receipt as a proof of successful payment of AP POLYCET Application fee.

AP POLYCET Exam Pattern 2019:

AP POLYCET 2019 Exam will be conducted in offline mode ie., Pen and Paper based test for two hours.  There will be 120 Multiple choice (Objective type) questions from class 10th Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Each question carries 1 mark and there is no negative marking for incorrect answers chosen by the candidates. Out of total 120 questions, 60 questions will be asked from Mathematics section, 30 questions from Physics, and 30 questions from Chemistry subject.  All questions in AP POLYCET  question paper are printed in 3 different languages i.e Telugu, English and Urdu.
AP POLYCET Exam structure overview is mentioned in the following table:
Exam Mode Offline
Type of questions Multiple choice objective questions
Total questions 120
Total marks 120
Total Duration 2 Hours (120 minutes)
Negative marking No
Mark for Each correct answer 1 mark
Sections 3
Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Question paper Languages Telugu, English and Urdu
The section wise question and mark distribution is granted in the following table:
Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
Mathematics 60 60  
Physics 30 30 2 hours
Chemistry 30 30  

AP POLYCET 2019 Syllabus:

All the questions from three main subjects ie., Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry of AP POLYCET 2019 Examination will be based on Class 10th (S.S.L.C.) syllabus. To get a good score in AP POLYCET 2019 Exam, it is necessary to know the important topics in each subject. The detailed AP POLYCET 2019 Syllabus for each subject is granted below:

AP POLYCET 2019 Syllabus for Mathematics:

Algebra: Sets relations & functions, De-Morgan’s Law, Mapping Inverse relations, Equivalence relations, Peano’s axioms, Definition of rationals and integers through equivalence relation, Indices and surds, Solutions of simultaneous and quadratic equations, A.P., G.P. and H.P., Special sums i.e. ∑n2 and ∑n3 (n∑N ), Partial fraction, Binomial theorem for any index, exponential series, Logarithm and Logarithmic series. Determinants and their use in solving simultaneous linear equations, Matrices, Algebra of matrices, Inverse of a matrix, Use of the matrix for solving equations.
Probability: Definition, Dependent and independent events, the Numerical problem on addition and multiplication, a theorem of probability. Trigonometry: Identities, Trigonometric equations, properties of triangles, a solution of triangles, heights and distances, Inverse function, Complex numbers and their properties, Cube roots of unity, De-Moivre’s theorem.
Co-ordinate Geometry: Pair of straight lines, Circles, General equation of second degree, parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola, tracing of comics.
Calculus: Limits & continuity of functions, Differentiation of function of function, tangents & normal, Simple examples of Maxima & Minima, Indeterminate forms, Integration of function by parts, by substitution and by partial fraction, definite integral, application to volumes and surfaces of frustums of sphere, cone, and cylinder. Differential equations of first order and of the first degree.
Vectors: Algebra of vectors, scalar and vector products of two and three vectors and their applications. Dynamics: Velocity, the composition of velocity, relative velocity, acceleration, the composition of accelerations, Motion under gravity, Projectiles, Laws of motion, Principles of conservation of momentum and energy, the direct impact of smooth bodies.
Statics: Composition of coplanar, concurrent and parallel forces moments and couples resultant of set of coplanar forces and condition of equilibrium, determination of centroid in simple cases, Problems involving friction.

AP POLYCET 2019 Syllabus for Physics:

Measurement: Dimensional analysis and error estimation, dimensional compatibility and significant figures.
Motion in one dimension: Average velocity, instantaneous velocity, one-dimensional motion with constant accelerations, freely falling bodies.
Laws of Motion: Force and inertia, Newton’s laws of motion, and their significance.
Motion in two dimensions: Projectile motion, uniform circular motion, tangential and radial acceleration in curve-linear motion, relative motion and relative acceleration. Work, Power, and Energy: Work was done by a constant and variable forces, kinetic and potential energy, power, Conservative and non-conservative forces, conservation of energy, gravitational energy, work-energy theorem, the potential energy stored in spring.
Linear Momentum & collisions: Linear momentum & impulse, conservation of linear momentum for the two-particle system, collisions, collision in one dimension, collision in two dimensions, rocket propulsion.
Rotation of a rigid body about a fixed axis: Angular velocity and angular acceleration, rotational kinematics, rotational motion with constant angular acceleration relationship between angular and linear quantities, rotational energy, moment of inertia for a ring, rod, spherical shell, sphere and plane lamina, torque and angular acceleration, work and energy in rotational motion, rolling motion of a solid sphere and cylinder.
Gravitation: Gravitational field, Keller’s laws and motion of planets, planetary and satellite motion, geostationary satellite. Oscillatory motion: Harmonic motion, oscillatory motion of the mass attached to spring, kinetic & potential energy, a period of a simple pendulum, comparing simple and harmonic motion with uniform circular motion, forced oscillations, damped oscillations, and resonance.
Mechanics of solids and fluids: States of matter young’s modulus, bulk modulus, shear modulus of rigidity, variations of pressure with depth, Buoyant Forces and Archimedes principle, Pascal’s law, Bernoulli’s theorem and its application, surface energy, surface tension, angle of contact, capillary rise, coefficient of viscosity, viscous force, terminal velocity, Stake’s law, streamline motion, Reynolds’s numbers.
Heat and Thermodynamics: First law of thermodynamics, specific heat of an ideal gas at constant volume and constant pressure, relation between them, thermodynamics process (reversible, irreversible, isothermal, adiabatic), second law of thermodynamics, concept of entropy and concept of absolute scale, efficiency of a Carnot engine, thermal conductivity, Newton’s law of cooling, black body radiation, Wien’s displacement law, Stefan’s law.
Wave: Wave motion, phase, amplitude and velocity of wave, Newton’s formula for longitudinal waves, propagation of sound waves in air, effect of temperature and pressure on velocity of sound, Laplace’s correction, Principle of superposition, formation of standing waves, standing waves in strings and pipes, beats, Doppler’s effect.
Electrostatics: Coulomb’s law, electric field and potential due to point charge, dipole and its field along the axis and perpendicular to axis, electric flux, Gauss’s theorem and its applications to find the field due to infinite sheet of charge, and inside the hollow conducting sphere, capacitance, parallel plate capacitor with air and dielectric medium between the Plates, series and parallel combination of capacitors, energy of a capacitor, displacement currents.
Current Electricity: Concept of free and bound electrons, drift velocity and mobility, electric current, Ohm’s law, resistivity, conductivity, temperature dependency of resistance, resistance in series and parallel combination, Kirchhoff’s law and their application to network of resistances, principle of potentiometer, effect of temperature on resistance and its application.
Magnetic Effect of Current: Magnetic field due to current, Biot-Savart’s law, magnetic field due to solenoid, motion of charge in a magnetic field, force on a current carrying conductors and torque on current loop in a magnetic field, magnetic flux, forces between two parallel current carrying conductors, moving coil galvanometer and its conversion into ammeter and voltmeter.
Magnetism in Matter: The magnetization of substance due to orbital and spin motions of electrons, magnetic moment of atoms, diamagnetism, paramagnetism, ferromagnetism, earth’s magnetic field and its components and their measurement.
Electromagnetic Induction: Induced e.m.f., Faraday’s laws, Lenz’s law, electromagnetic induction, self and mutual induction, B-H curve, hysteresis loss and its importance, eddy currents.
Ray Optics and Optical instruments: Sources of light, luminous intensity,luminous flux, illuminance, photometry, wave nature of light, Huygen’s theory for propagation of light and rectilinear propagation of light, reflection of light , total internal reflection, reflection and refraction at spherical surfaces, focal length of a combination of lenses, spherical and chromatic aberration and their removal, refraction and dispersion of light due to a prism, simple and compound microscope, reflecting and refracting telescope, magnifying power and resolving power. Wave Optics: Coherent and incoherent sources of light, interference, Young’s double slit experiment diffraction due to a single slit, linearly polarized light, Polaroid.

AP POLYCET 2019 Syllabus for Chemistry:

Atomic Structure: Bohr’s concept. Quantum numbers, Electronic configuration, molecular orbital theory for homonuclear molecules, Pauli’s exclusion principle. Chemical Bonding: oxidising Electrovalency, co-valency, hybridization involving s,p and d orbitals hydrogen bonding. Redox Reactions: Oxidation oxidizing and reducing agents, balancing of equations.
Chemical Equilibrium and Kinetics: Equilibrium constant (for the gaseous system only) Le Chaterlier’s principle, ionic equilibrium, Ostwald’s dilution law, hydrolysis, pH and buffer solution, solubility product, common-ion effect, rate constant and first order reaction. Acid-Base Concepts: Broasted Lowry & Lewis.
Electrochemistry: Electrode potential and electrochemical series. Catalysis: Types and applications. Colloids: Types and preparation, Brownian movement, Tyndall effect, coagulation, and peptization. Colligative Properties of Solution: Lowering of vapor pressure, Osmotic pressure, depression of freezing point, elevation of boiling point, determination of molecular weight.
Periodic Table: Classification of elements on the basis of electronic configuration, properties of s,p and d block elements, ionization potential, electronegativity & electron affinity. Preparation and Properties of the following: Hydrogen peroxide. copper sulfate, silver nitrate, plaster of Paris, borax, Mohr’s salt, alums, white and red lead, microcosmic salt and bleaching powder, sodium thiosulphate.
Thermochemistry: Exothermic & endothermic reactions Heat of reaction, Heat of combustion & formation, neutralization, Hess’s law.

General Organic Chemistry: Shape of organic compounds, Inductive effect, mesomeric effect, electrophiles & nucleophiles, Reaction intermediates: carboniumion, carbanions & free radical, Types of organic reactions, Cannizzaro Friedel Craft, Perkin, Aldol condensation. Isomerism: Structural, Geometrical & Optical IUPAC: Nomenclature of simple organic compounds.


1. What are the necessary documents to be carried for the AP POLYCET POLYCET Exam?
Candidates appearing for the AP POLYCET POLYCET Exam should carry the AP POLYCET POLYCET Admit card (mandatory) and if needed the officials of AP POLYCET will mention the necessary documents in the AP POLYCET POLYCET Exam Schedule PDF.
2. What is the exam duration for the AP POLYCET POLYCET Written Exam?
AP POLYCET POLYCET Written Exam consists of two papers. The exam duration for Paper I and Paper II is 2 hours and the number of questions will be 100. Candidates should note that there will be negative marking for each wrong answer.
AP POLYCET POLYCET Exam Type will happen in online/offline mode. AP POLYCET POLYCET Exam consists of multiple-choice questions. Candidates can refer the AP POLYCET POLYCET Exam Schedule PDF and prepare for the exam accordingly.
4. When is the AP POLYCET POLYCET Exam?
AP POLYCET POLYCET Exam will happen on the respective date as mentioned in the official AP POLYCET Exam Schedule PDF. Candidates should pen down the AP POLYCET Exam Dates and prepare for the AP POLYCET POLYCET Exam accordingly. Candidates should report on time for the AP POLYCET Exam.


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