APSET 2018: Andhra University in Visakhapatnam is going to conduct Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET) 2018 on July month. Last week AP SET Notification has scattered out officially by university. Candidates those who have desire to work as a Assistant Professor/ Lecturer in universities or Government degree colleges or aided/ unaided degree colleges of Andhra Pradesh can write this test, to obtain the eligibility certificate. To know about the list of subjects for which APSET 2018 Exam will be conducted, last date for registration, etc, read the information that is summarized hereunder.
|APSET 2018 – Highlights|
|Exam Name||Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET) – 2018|
|Exam Category||State Eligibility Exam for Assistant Professor/ Lecturer Posts|
|Qualification||Master Degree/ Equivalent|
|Application Type||Online mode|
|Exam Type||Objective Type Exam|
APSET 2018 Exam
Approximately, there are 26 Universities, 146 Government Degree Colleges, 1192 aided and unaided degree colleges in Andhra Pradesh. The demand for Assistant Professor/ Lecturer in these institutions is increasing every year. To fulfill all those needs, the colleges and universities requires efficient teaching staffs on large numbers. So in order to ensure the standards of teaching, Government has decided to conduct the State Eligibility Test for candidates. A pass in the State Eligibility Test (SET) is stipulated as a mandatory requirement for appointment as Assistant Professor/ Lecturer in the State nowadays. University Grants Commission (UGC) in New Delhi had given permission to Andhra University to conduct this APSET exam (during next three years i.e. from 2016 onwards).
As per one of the latest news scattered out by vice chancellor of Andhra University, the APSET 2018 exam will be conducted probably on 1st July 2018. Registration for this exam will start on last week of March 2018 or on first week of April 2018. As per UGC norms, this exam will be conducted for 31 subjects in six regional centres (Visakhapatnam, Rajamahendravaram, Guntur, Nellore, Anantapur and Tirupati). The subjects are,
|No.||AP SET 2018 Subjects|
|5.||Computer Science & Applications|
|9.||Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Sciences|
|14.||Journalism & Mass Communication|
|18.||Library & Information Science|
Eligibility to Apply for APSET 2018 Exam
AP SET Qualification: To appear in APSET 2018, candidates must be a PG degree holder from recognized university or College on any of the above listed subjects.
- Master Degree/ Equivalent
Individuals appearing in final semester exams of relevant PG course can also apply for APSET . But they must be able to produce qualifying PG degree records within one year of declaration of SET result.
Academic Marks: In the above said qualification aspirants must have secured following percentage of marks without fail.
- SC/ ST/ PWD/ Ph.D holders: 50% mark
- Others: 55% marks
Age Limit: There is no minimum or maximum age limit to write AP SET 2018 Exam. Individuals possessing above said academic records can apply, if having interest.
- No age bar
APSET 2018 Exam and Certificate
APSET exam has three papers of questions. First one is the General paper which is common for all candidates and the 2nd, 3rd papers will be subject related questions which aspirants had chosen/ applied. OMR sheets will be issued for marking correct responses and no marks will be reduced for ticking of incorrect answers.
|Paper||Topics||No. of Questions||Marks||Time Limit|
|I||General Paper||60 questions (should attempt any 50)||100 marks||1 ¼ hours|
|II||Subject related questions||50 questions||100 marks||1 ¼ hours|
|III||75 questions||150 marks||2 ½ hours|
Certificate Verification: Candidates taking good marks in APSET exam 2018 shall be invited for certificate verification. The date, time and place of certificate verification will be updated on the website of Andhra University. Aspirants have to produce all necessary certificates and marksheets for verification. Failing, he/ she will not be issued with Certificate.
APSET Certificate 2018: After certificate verification, eligible candidates shall be issued with APSET Certificate. Using that, aspirants can apply for Assistant Professor jobs in any of the colleges/ universities in Andhra Pradesh, subject to availability of vacancies. Because, all colleges within state will prefer this certificate (particularly good cut-off scorers).
How to Apply for APSET 2018?
Registration Fee: While submitting application for APSET 2018 Exam, aspirants have to pay registration fee using their Debit/ Credit Cards/ Net Banking facilities. The fee differs based on category as follows.
- General Category: Rs.1000/-
- BC category: Rs.800/-
- SC/ ST/ PH/ VH category: Rs.500/-
- Payment Mode: Online
Those who are unable to register for this exam before last date would be given another chance to apply, by paying an additional/ late fee.
|Upto 10th May 2018||Rs.1000/-|
|Upto 21st May 2018||Rs.2000/-|
|Upto 6th June 2018||Rs.5000/-|
Applying Procedure: Citizens who are submitting applications correctly on time through online mode shall only be issued with admit cards to participate on APSET 2018. Others will not be considered for this exam. The guidelines to fill and submit online application are given here.
- Open “http://apset.net.in” website
- Read “APSET – 2018 Notification” carefully and click “Apply Now” link
- The basic registration form will open. Fill requisite details on it and press “Submit/ Continue” button
- A unique Application Number and Password will be sent to your email address
- Using that “Login” into the application page
- Fill the qualification and choice of exam centre, etc details in application
- Upload the scanned copies of photo, signature and caste/ disability certificates in application
- Preview the filled details and click “Submit” button
- Your application summary will display
- Now click “Proceed to make payment” link
- State Bank of India website will open. Enter requisite details and do the transaction
- Successful payment is indicated by generation of transaction number
- After one or two days of making payment, login again and take printout copy of submitted application
APSET 2018 Exam Date and Others
|AP SET 2018 Notification will be released on||18th March 2018|
|Registration can be done online from||26th March 2018|
|Last date to apply online||2nd May 2018|
|Last date for online fee payment||2nd May 2018|
|Registration with late fee can be done||From 3rd May 2018 to 6th June 2018|
|APSET Hall Ticket Download Date||June 2018|
|APSET 2018 Exam Date||1st July 2018|
|APSET Result 2018 will be declared on||Updated Soon….|
|Certificate Verification will be conducted on||Updated Soon….|
Note: Regarding forthcoming APSET 2018 exam we have provided lot of information on above section. We hope for candidates who are willing to serve as an Assistant Professor in Andhra Pradesh, this news will be useful. To know more details, wait for the release of APSET Notification 2018.