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APSET 2018 Notification, Eligibility, Important Dates, Exam Centers

APSET 2018 which is popularly known as Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test. APSET 2018 notification has been releases by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. Andhra University is conducting the Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET) for the year 2018. The State Eligibility Test (SET) is completely based on the pattern of the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by UGC. The APSET-2018 examination is conducting in 31 subjects as per the UGC grated norms.

APSET-2018 Notification has been released by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on behalf of APSCHE and Government of Andhra Pradesh to recruit Assistant Professors and Lecturers in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Submit APSET-2018 Applications Online

Eligible Candidates who wish to apply for APSET-2018 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).

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.

APSET 2018 Schedule of Examination, List of Subjects, Examination Centers, Syllabus, Registration fee, Eligibility are as follows.

APSET 2018 Notification , Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test, APSET 2018 Notification, Eligibility,  Important Dates,  Exam Centers

Schedule of Examination

The Schedule of examination dates for conducting APSET-2018 examination is as follows

  • 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 at Visakhapatnam Centre only) : 6th June 2018
  • Date of examination : 1st July 2018

AP SET List of Subjects

  1. Archaeology
  2. Anthropology
  3. Chemical Sciences Communication
  4. Commerce
  5. Computer Science &Applications
  6. Economics
  7. Education Science
  8. English
  9. Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
  10. Environmental Science
  11. Geography
  12. Hindi
  13. History
  14. Journalism & Mass
  15. Law
  16. Linguistics
  17. Life Sciences
  18. Library & Information
  19. Management
  20. Mathematical Sciences
  21. Philosophy
  22. Physical Sciences
  23. Physical Education
  24. Political Sciences
  25. Psychology
  26. Public Administration
  27. Sanskrit
  28. Sociology
  29. Social work
  30. Telugu
  31. Urdu

AP SET 2018 Examination Centers

The examination will be conducted in 6 regional centres . They are as follows.

  1. Visakhapatnam
  2. Rajamahendravaram (Rajamundry)
  3. Guntur
  4. Nellore
  5. Ananthapur and
  6. Thirupati.

AP SET 2018 Syllabus

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.

APSET 2018 Registration Fee

The Registration fee structure for the APSET 2018 is:

1) General: Rs.1000,
2) BC category: Rs. 800 and
3) SC/ST/PH/VH: Rs. 500.
The Registration for AP-SET would be through online application and requisite fee is paid through Credit/Debit card/NET banking.


Aspirants who have secured at least 55% marks in Master’s Degree or equivalent examinations from universities/institutions recognized 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 for 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.

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.

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