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AP SET 2017 Notification,Key/Exam dates,Eligibility,Fee Payment,Online Application

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam is conducting the Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET) for the year 2017. The State Eligibility Test (SET) is based on the pattern of the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by UGC/AP SET 2017 Notification,Key/Exam dates,Eligibility,Fee Payment,Online Application/\

             The APSET-2017 examination is conducted in 31 subjects for which UGC has granted permission. The list of subjects is as follows:  
1.Archaeology  2.Anthropology 3.Chemical Sciences 4.Commerce 5.Computer Science 6.Economics 7.Education 8.English  9.Earth,Atmospheric,Ocean and Planetary Sciences 10.Environmental Science 11.Geography 12.Hindi 13.History 14.Journalism & Mass Communication 15.Law 16.Linguistics 17.Life Sciences 18.Library & Information Science 19.Management  20.Mathematical Sciences   21.Philosophy 22.Physical Sciences 23.Physical Education  24.Political Sciences 25.Psychology  26.Public Administration & Applications    27.Sanskrit   28.Sociology   29.Social work  30.Telugu   31.Urdu     
             Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree or equivalent examinations from universities/institutions recognised by UGC are eligible for this Test. The Other Backward Classes(OBC) belonging to non-creamy layer/Scheduled Caste(SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/ persons with disability(PWD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.

              Candidates who have appeared or will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for Assistant professor only after they have passed their Master’s Degree examination OR equivalent with at least 55% marks(50% marks in case of OBC(Non- creamy layer)/SC/ST/PWD(persons with disability) category candidates. Such candidates must complete their P.G degree examination within one year from the date of SET result with required percentage of marks, failing which they shall be treated as disqualified.
             The Ph.D. degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September 1991(irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%) for appearing in SET.
            Candidates are advised to appear in the subject of their post graduation only. The candidates, whose post graduation subject is not covered in the list of subjects may appear in a related subject.
            Candidates are neither required to send any certificates/documents in support of their eligibility nor printout of their Application Form (Confirmation Page) to APSET office. However the candidates, in their own interest, must satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the Test. In the event of any ineligibility being detected at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action.
           Candidates having post-graduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University/ Institute or foreign degree/diploma/certificate awarded by the foreign University/institute should in their own interest, ascertain the equivalence of their diploma/degree/certificate with Master’s degree of recognized Indian universities from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi.
          There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for Assistant Professor
          The qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post of Assistant Professor only in the universities/ colleges situated in the state from where they have cleared their SET.


APSET Notification19th March 2017
Commencement of Submission of Online Applications30th March 2017
Last date for Submission of Online Applications Without Late Fee (Only Registration Fee)10th May 2017
With a Late fee of Rs. 1,000+Registration Fee17th May 2017
With a Late fee of Rs. 2,000+Registration Fee24th May 2017
With a Late fee of Rs. 5,000+Registration Fee (Examination at Visakhapatnam Centre only)10th June 2017
Date of Examination30th July 2017
1) Visakhapatnam 2) Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry) 3) Guntur 4) Nellore
5)Ananthapur and 6) Tirupati.  
                The syllabus prescribed by by UGC-CSIR and UGC-NET for paper-I, Paper-II and paper-III without negative marks be adopted for APSET.
                 The question paper-I which is common for all the candidates appearing APSET will be bilingual (English & Telugu). The question paper-II and paper-III will be bi-lingual for specific subjects viz; 
1. Commerce 2. Economics 3. Education 4. History 5. Political Science 6. Public Administration 7. Sociology and 8. Social Work. The question paper-II and paper III of all other subjects (except Languages) will be in English only.