Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test – AP ED CET

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Andhra Pradesh EdCET Entrance Exam 2019

A Common Entrance Test, designated as Education Common Entrance Test 2019 ( AP Ed.CET 2019 ) will be conducted by the CONVENER, AP Ed-CET 2019, Institute of Advanced Study in Education ( IASE ), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education for admission into B.Ed. Regular Course in the University, Government, Aided and Private Colleges of Education in Andhra Pradesh for the academic year 2019.

AP EDCET 2019 Eligibility

Candidates satisfying the following requirements shall be eligible to appear for AP Ed.CET 2019.

  • The Candidates should be Indian Nationals.
  • 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.

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates should have passed/appearing for final year examinations of B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Sc. ( Home Science ) / B.Com. / B.C.A. / B.B.M. at the time of submitting the Application for APEd.CET 2019. Candidates should be required to produce marks memo and pass certificate at the time of admission.
  • Candidates should have secured a minimum of 50% marks either in the Bachelors Degree i.e.B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Sc. ( Home Science ) / B.Com. / B.C.A. / B.B.M and or in the Postgraduate Degree in relevant subject or 5 years integrated course in the relevant subject of methodology or any other qualification equivalent thereto.
  • However the candidates belonging to all other reserved categories i.e. SC, ST, BC ( A / B / C / D / E ),and physically handicapped should have secured a minimum of 40% marks in the qualifying examination.

Note : The candidates who passed B.E / B.Tech with a minimum of 50% marks, with Mathematics, Physics are eligible for admission into the Course.

Age Limit

  • The candidates should have completed the age of 19 years on 1st July of the year in which notification is issued.
  • There shall be no maximum age limit.

AP ED CET Eligibility Criteria for the Choice of Subject Under Part – C

Mathematics

  • Candidate with B.A. / B.Sc. with Mathematics as one of the group subjects or B.C.A. candidates with Mathematics at intermediate level as a group subject. B.Tech with Mathematics & Physics

Biological Sciences

  • Candidates with B.Sc. / B.Sc.( Home Science ) who have studied Botany and Zoology or Allied Life Sciences under Part-II group subjects or B.C.A.Candidates with Biological Sciences at intermediate level as group subjects.

Physical Sciences

  • Candidates with B.Sc. who have studied Physics and Chemistry or Allied Material Sciences under Part-II group subjects or B.C.A. candidates with Physical Sciences ( Physics and Chemistry ) at intermediate level as group subject.

Social Studies

  • All candidates with B.A. / B.Com. / B.B.M. or B.C.A. candidates with Social Sciences at intermediate level as group subject.

English

  • Candidates with B.A Special English or M.A. English

AP EDCET Entrance Exam Scheme 2019

Andhra Pradesh Education common entrance test will be of objective type ( multiple choice ) examination. Candidate has to answer 150 questions in two hours time.

Part – A

  • General English – 25 questions for 25 marks

Part – B

  • General Knowledge – 15 questions for 15 marks
  • Teaching Aptitude – 10 questions for 10 marks

Part-C

Methodology : Candidate has to choose one of the following subjects. It consists of 100 questions for 100 marks.

  • Mathematics – 100 questions for 100 marks
  • Physical Sciences – 100 questions for 100 marks
    • Physics – 50 questions for 50 marks
    • Chemistry – 50 questions for 50 marks
  • Biological Sciences – 100 questions for 100 marks
    • Botany – 50 questions for 50 marks
    • Zoology – 50 questions for 50 marks
  • Social Studies – 100 questions for 100 marks
    • Geography – 35 questions for 35 marks
    • History – 30 questions for 30 marks
    • Civics – 15 questions for 15 marks
    • Economics – 20 questions for 20 marks
  • English – 100 questions for 100 marks

Note : Part – A and Part – B are common for all the candidates irrespective of Methodology chosen in Part – C.

AP EDCET 2019 Online Application Form

How to apply

  • The Application form will be available from the official website of http://sche.ap.gov.in/EDCET/.
  • Applications should be submitted through online only.
  • The following information must be kept ready for filling the details during Online submission
    • Select the eligible methodology.
    • Hall ticket Number of Qualifying Examination.
    • Date of Birth.
    • Caste in case of SC / ST / BC candidates.
    • PH / NCC / SPORTS etc.
    • Parental Income Upto One Lakh or up to Two lakhs or more than Two Lakhs ( rupees )
    • Study or Residence or relevant certificate for proof of local status.
    • Aadhar Card.

Application fee

  • Candidate has to pay registration fee [rupee]450/- for SC / ST and [rupee]650/- for others. By opting any of the following modes of payment AP Online / Debit / Credit Card and Net Banking, after filling the online Application form with the required details, verify all the details carefully and press Submit button.
  • Filled in the Online Application Form will be generated of which contains registration number along with filled in details.
  • Take print out of filled in Online Application Form. Use the Registration number for future correspondence.
  • Fee once paid will not be refunded.

Note : The above certificates are to be submitted during the Counseling for Admission.

AP EDCET 2019 Exam Centers

  • Kurnool
  • Tirupati
  • Vijayawada
  • Visakhapatnam

AP EDCET 2018 Syllabus

Syllabus for the subjects under Part – A, Part – B and Part – C of the Education Common Entrance Test 2018.

Part – A : General English

  • Reading Comprehension.
  • Correction of Sentences, Articles, Prepositions, Tenses, Spelling.
  • Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms.
  • Transformation of Sentences – Simple, Compound and Complex. Voices, Direct Speech and Indirect Speech.

Part – B : General Knowledge & Teaching Aptitude

  • Questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s general knowledge of the environment around him and its application to society.
  • Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observation and experience in their scientific outlook as is expected of an educated person.
  • The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring Countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Ecology, Economics, General Policy and Scientific Research.
  • Teaching requires certain characteristics like ability to communicate, ability to deal with Children, ability to recognise individual differences etc., apart from analytical thinking and general intelligence. One who has these characteristics will be able to become a good teacher after training. Questions relating to these aspects will be included to test one’s teaching aptitude.

PART – C : One of the following subjects to be opted

  • Mathematics ( MS )
  • Physical Sciences ( Physics and Chemistry ) ( PS )
  • Biological Sciences ( Botany and Zoology ) ( BS )
  • Social Studies( Geography, History, Civics and Economics ) (SS) ( For these four subjects Syllabus shall be of graduation level ( revised common core degree syllabus )
  • English [ Special English in B.A. ]

The Syllabus for Part C for Subject : English shall cover

Syllabus pertaining to English for Classes VIII, IX and X and that for the Two-Year Intermediate course of A.P – 50 Questions ( 50 Marks )

Topics

  • Language functions
  • Elements of Phonetics
  • Grammar
  • Phrasal Verbs ( idioms )
  • Writing skills
  • Study skills
  • Reference skills
  • Vocabulary
  • Punctuations

Syllabus prescribed for Optional English at B.A. Degree Level ( B.A. Special English ) / Modern Literature Syllabus in English – 50 Questions ( 50 marks )

AP EDCET 2018 Important Dates

S.NoEventDate
1Notification of AP Ed.CET - 2019February, 2019
2Last date for submission of online applicationsApril, 2019
3Date of AP Ed.CET - 2019 ExaminationApril, 2019
4Declaration of ResultsYet to be announced

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Contact Details

Tel. No : 040-23399291,
Fax : 040-23399292,
Websitesche.ap.gov.in.