AP SET Syllabus 2017 Download Exam Pattern, Syllabus for Paper 1& 2

AP SET Syllabus 2017: Keeping in view of Andra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET) for the year 2017, the notification revealed from Andhra University convey that exam will be conducted in the month of July 2017. It is organised with an aim to fulfil Assistant Professor Post in Andhra University based on AP SET exam scores. The registration for APSET had not finished, so anybody having interest to participate in this exam shall use it now also. Apart from that, we are going to discuss mainly about AP SET Syllabus 2017. It must be beneficial for candidates who had applied earlier or going to apply. We are providing this with an intention to being a part in contender’s exam preparation. So, such competitors shall refer the below sections to access about each and every topics of the syllabus.

University Andhra University
Exam Name APSET exam 2017
Exam Category Andhra University APSET exam
Material Exam Syllabus
Exam Type Objective OMR based
Exam Date 30th July 2017
Website www.apset.net.in

AP SET Syllabus 2017

Andhra University is one of the oldest international, high ranked and reputed universities in India. It was given best Government Engineering college award in the country, by Star News and ABP news. In the upcoming month of July, they had scheduled for a competitive examination, formerly known as APSET 2017. Along with this exam notification, AP SET Syllabus 2017 is also updated in AP SET website. For the convenience of candidates who are feeling difficult to retrieve the syllabus, we had collected details and provided hereunder.

On speaking about this exam, AP SET is organized especially for aspirants those who secured Masters Degree. It will be a great opportunity to serve in Andhra University, so most of the qualified candidates had applied for this exam. In respect of that, the competition for this exam is too high. The main objective of this exam is to access the teaching and research capabilities of the candidates. To participate in this exam, candidates must have the following eligibility conditions,

  • Qualification – Masters Degree
  • Age limit – No upper age
  • Selection Process – written exam

Tiers in AP SET Exam: AP SET exam will be of three tiers i.e. Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III. All these tiers will be conducted in offline mode only. Competitors have to clear these following stages of exam to achieve the post of Assistant Professor in Andhra University.

  • Paper-I
  • Paper-II
  • Paper-III

AP SET Exam Pattern

The State Eligibility Test (SET) is based on the pattern of the National Eligibility Test (NET), conducted by UGC. As we know, all the three papers of the exam will be conducted in offline mode with objective multiple choice questions. To answer the questions, Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet provided along with the test booklet for the participants. In three sessions, SET exam is spitted with three papers. The duration, number of questions and maximum marks will vary in each of the papers.

Session Paper Maximum marks No of questions Duration
First I 100 60 1¼  hours
Second II 100 50 1¼  hours
Third III 150 75 2 ½ hours
  • AP SET exam will be of objective in nature
  • There is no negative marking.


Subject Wise AP SET Syllabus 2017: Including the three papers, second and third part questions are compulsory. You may get the exact syllabus topics here for all the papers.

Paper-I: This section will be in general nature only, which is to assess the teaching/ research aptitude of the candidates. It will be primarily designed to test the reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the aspirants.

  • Teaching Aptitude
  • Research Aptitude
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Communication
  • Reasoning (Including Mathematical)
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Data Interpretation
  • Information and Communication Technology(ICT)
  • People and Environment
  • Higher Education System: Governance , Polity and Administration

Paper-II &III: For these remaining two papers, topics are common but the questions will only vary. The most accurate syllabus for Paper II & III is given below,

  • Archaeology
  • Anthropology
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Commerce
  • Computer Science & Application
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Journalism and Mass Communications
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Life Sciences
  • Library and information Science
  • Management
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Sanskrit
  • Sociology
  • Social Work
  • Telugu
  • Urdu

Upcoming AP SET Exam 2017

In order to fulfill the Assistant Professor vacancies in Andhra University, they had disclosed a notification for AP SET exam in the month of March 2017. And, the online registration is going on now-a-days, which will be completed in May 2017. Next to that, exactly in the month of July 2017 exam will be conducted.

APSET Exam Notification Details

Download AP SET Syllabus Click here

Important Dates

  • APSET notification had released on – 19th Mar 2017
  • Last date of online application submission – 10th May 2017
  • Date of examination – 30th July 2017

Note: Aspirants who are going to write AP SET Exam 2017 shall get information about the exam and syllabus from the above sections.

Updated: 2017-07-22 — 10:02 am

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