AP PolyCET Eligibility Criteria 2020

Andhra Pradesh Common Entrance Examination is conducted by the authorities of the State Board of Technical Education and Training. AP Polycet is set as a gateway for diploma admissions into various universities or colleges. The officials are expecting to conduct AP Polycet 2020 examination tentatively in the month of June 2020 but the decision is yet to be taken due to the lockdown. So the aspirants who wish to take up admission in diploma courses through AP Polycet can visit the official website and apply online.

The officials of AP Polycet have released the AP Polycet 2020 Notification in the month of March 2020. AP Polycet examination will be conducted in the offline mode only, so applicants who are appearing for AP Polycet must know everything about AP Polytechnic 2020. Read the article to know the details about AP Polytechnic 2020.

AP Polycet 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of AP Polycet 2020 is listed below:

  1. Nationality: Only Indian students can apply for AP Polycet 2020.


  1. Domicile: Students who are applying for AP Polycet should be the residents of the state of Andra Pradesh.


  1. Education Qualification: The student should have cleared SSC examination or equivalent from a recognized university or board with aggregate marks of 35% in Mathematics and Science.


  1. Candidates Age: At present, there is no Age limit for the students applying for AP Polycet.


  1. State Eligibility: Applicants must belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh and they also should have a domicile of the state Andhra Pradesh. 


  1. Mandatory Subjects: Students who belong to the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) or AP Open School Society (APOSS) or Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or Indian Council for Secondary Education (ICSE) or any other examination which is recognized by the Government of AP are eligible. Applicants must and should have Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as their main subjects with at least 35% in each subject.


  1. Candidates Appearing: Students who are appearing for the SSC examination or who are waiting for the exam results can also apply for this examination. Students who have a compartment in their SSC examination, are also eligible to apply for the examination. But, they have to clear their compartment before the admission process begins. 

AP Polycet 2020 Syllabus

The AP Polycet 2020 syllabus is listed below:

1. Physics:

  1. Units and dimensions Work, Power, and Energy.

  2. Elements of vectors Heat and Thermodynamics

  3. Kinematics and Friction

  4. Simple harmonic motion and acoustics

  5. Reflection of Light Refraction of Light at Plane Surface

  6. Refraction of Light at Curved Surface Modern Physics

2. Chemistry:

  1. Atomic Structure

  2. Chemical Bonding

  3. Water Technology

  4. Solutions Fuels

  5. Electro-Chemistry

  6. Acids and Bases

  7. Corrosion Polymers

  8. Environmental chemistry

3. Maths:

  1. Number System

  2. Real Numbers

  3. Linear Equations

  4. Polynomials

  5.  Algebra

  6. Quadratic Equations

  7. Trigonometry

  8. Progressions

  9. Sets

  10. Geometry

  11. Coordinate

  12. Geometry

  13. Surface Areas & Volume

  14. Mensuration

  15. Statistics

  16. Mathematical Modelling

  17. Probability

Suggested Books for AP PolyCET

  • Ramesh Polytechnic C.E.T. Guide 

  • Upkars Practice Work-Book Polytechnic Combined Entrance Exam.

  • Arihant Uttaranchal Polytechnic Entrance Exam. Self Study Guide

  • Ramesh Diploma Engg. (Polytechnic) Guide 

  • Chapter Wise Solutions by Oswaal Polytechnic Bhotik, Rasayan Ganit (Hindi)

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. Is there any entrance exam for a diploma?

The technical education of state boards in most of the states in India conduct entrance tests for the admission process into the diploma programmes offered by various polytechnics colleges and universities in the state. A candidate who has attained the diploma is basically eligible to enter either into B.Tech or B.E. programmes in the second year under a scheme of lateral entry.

2. How many members wrote the Polycet exam 2019?

A total of 1,03,591 candidates had appeared for the exam, out of which, 95850 were declared qualified. The Technical Education of State Board and Training, Vijayawada, conducts the Andhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test (POLYCET) for admission to various courses in the state.

3. When was the polytechnic exam?

The exam has to be conducted on 14th & 15th June 2020 but, the appropriate date has not been mentioned by the board due to the COVID-19. This exam is basically managed by the Uttar Pradesh Board of Technical Education (UPBTE). JEECUP (Joint Entrance Examination Council Uttar Pradesh) is one of the famous examination boards which is also known as the UP Polytechnic examination.