AP ECET Exam Date 2020

The exam date for the AP ECET 2020 Exam has finally been announced. The exam will be held on July 24, 2020.  The exam has been postponed in the wake of coronavirus lockdown. AP ECET or the Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test is a state-level entrance exam which helps the aspiring candidates to get lateral admission in the second year of BE/ B.Tech & B.Pharmacy courses. This entrance exam is being conducted by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapur on behalf of APSCHE. For more information regarding the AP ECET 2020 Exam Date, take a look at the information given below. 

AP ECET Exam Dates:

As mentioned earlier, the AP ECET 2020 exam has been stalled due to the recent outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) nationwide. JNTUA released the application form online on its official website on March 6, 2020. The last date to submit the application has now been extended till May 20, 2020, without any late fees. However, those who will not be able to fill up the application form on time can fill it up later. In that case, they need to pay the late submission fee.

Take a Look at the Table Below for Further Information.

Important Events

Dates [some dates are tentative]

AP ECET 2020 notification releases

March 6, 2020

Release of AP ECET 2020 application form

March 6, 2020

Last date of AP ECET 2020 application submission 

May 20, 2020

Last date for submission of applications online (with late fee of INR 1000)

Yet to be notified

AP ECET 2020 application correction window

Yet to be notified

Release of AP ECET 2020 admit card/ hall ticket

Yet to be notified

AP ECET 2020 exam commencement

July 24, 2020

Declaration of preliminary answer key

Yet to be notified

Last date to challenge preliminary answer key

Yet to be notified

Declaration of final answer key

Yet to be notified

Result announcement date

Yet to be notified

Release date of the rank card 

Yet to be notified

Counselling process begins

Yet to be notified

Report to the allotted college/ institute

Yet to be notified


AP ECET 2020 - Step By Step Guidance:

Step 1 - AP ECET Notification:

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapur has released the notification regarding the AP ECET 2020 entrance exam on its official portal on March 6, 2020. 

Step 2 - AP ECET Application Form Fill up:

Thereafter all the candidates can access the AP ECET 2020 application form on the official portal of JNTUA. To begin with the process, the candidates should register by filling up required details, paying the fee, and uploading the recent photograph. 

Step 3 - Last Date of Registration for AP ECET 2020:

The last date of registration and application submission has been extended till May 20, 2020, due to coronavirus lockdown. The last date for submission with the late fees has not been declared yet. On the other hand, it is advised to all the candidates to check their eligibility criteria before filling up the application form. 

Step 4 - AP ECET 2020 Exam Admit Card: 

JNTUA, the responsible authorities for the AP ECET exam, will release the admit card/ hall ticket for the entrance exam on its official website. The date has not been declared yet. However, once the admit card is published, candidates should visit the official website and download the admit card by entering registration number and date of birth. They must take the print-out of the admit card as it must be carried to the examination hall on the day of the exam. 

Step 5 - AP ECET Result 2020 Publication:

Like all the other steps, the result of the entrance examination will be published on the official website of JNTUA as well. The result date will be notified as soon as the entire coronavirus situation starts to ease. Candidates must take the printout of the result as well for future reference. 

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. When will the AP ECET 2020 Exam be Held?

This year the AP ECET exam will take place on July 24, 2020. 

2. Why has the AP ECET 2020 Exam Been Postponed?

As per the notification issued by Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education, the AP ECET and other competitive exams were postponed by the Andhra Pradesh government due to the coronavirus or COVID-19 outbreak.