Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET-2018) for the Year 2018 will be conducted by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, in accordance with G.O.Ms.No.47 Higher Education (CE) Department for recruitment and promotions of Lectures/Assistant Professors in Degree Colleges as per the University Grant Commission Regulations for the year 2018. Eligible Candidates who wish to apply for APSET2018 may submit their applications through online mode (apset.net.in). The registration fee of Rs. 1000/(for General Category), Rs. 800/-(for B.C. category) and Rs. 500/-(for SC/ST/PH/VH category) be paid through payment gateway (Credit card/ Debit card/ Net banking).
The important dates are:
The important dates are:
|APSET Notification||18th March 2018|
|Commencement of Submission of Online Applications||26th March 2018|
|Last date for Submission of Online Applications Without Late Fee (Only Registration Fee)||2nd May 2018|
|With a Late fee of Rs. 1,000 + Registration Fee||10th May 2018|
|With a Late fee of Rs. 2,000 + Registration Fee||21st May 2018|
|With a Late fee of Rs. 5,000 + Registration Fee ( Examination centre at Visakhapatnam only)||6th June 2018|
|Date of examination||1st July 2018|
The examination is conducted in 6 regional centres namely, 1)Visakhapatnam 2)Rajamahendravaram (Rajamundry) 3)Guntur 4)Nellore 5)Ananthapur and 6) Thirupati.
The APSET-2017 examination is conducted in 31 subjects for which UGC has granted permission. The list of subjects is as follows:
|3||Chemical Sciences||14||Journalism & MassCommunication||25||Psychology|
|5||Computer Science &Applications||16||Linguistics||27||Sanskrit|
|7||Education||18||Library & InformationScience||29||Social work|
|9||Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences||20||Mathematical Sciences||31||Urdu|
The question paper -I which is common for all candidates appearing APSET will be bilingual (English and Telugu). Paper – II for the following subjects a) Commerce b) Economics c) Education d) History e) political Science f) Public administration g) Sociology and h) Social work will be bilingual (English and Telugu). All the remaining papers are in English only.
The syllabus prescribed by UGC-CSIR and UGC-NET for paper-I and Paper-II without negative marks be adopted for APSET. The Paper II & III are merged to become Paper-II.
|Paper||Marks||Number of Questions||Duration|
|I||100||50||1 Hour (09:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.)|
|II||200||100||2 Hours (11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.)|
Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. Paper-I shall consist of 50 objective type questions. Each question will carry 2 marks.
Paper-II shall consist of 100 objective type questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.
The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper – I and Paper -II on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet provided along with the test booklet.
There is no negative marking.