AP ECET 2023: 2nd Round Counselling (Open), Cut Off, Allotment

AP ECET 2023AP ECET 2023 Seat Allotment has been released on 31st August 2023 for Round 2. Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP ECET) is a state-level entrance exam conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK). This exam is conducted for diploma holders in Engineering, Technology, Pharmacy, and B.Sc Mathematics. AP ECET is managed on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education. The admissions are offered to the second year of BE/ B.Tech/ B.Pharma courses in AICTE/PCI-approved colleges located in Andhra Pradesh. In this article, we have provided details candidates need to know about AP ECET 2023 exam.

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AP ECET 2023 Notifications – 2nd Allotment Out

newiconAP ECET 2023 Seat Allotment for round 2 has been released on 31st August 2023. Check here for counselling details.

AP ECET 2023 Result/ Rank Card has been released on 2nd July 2023. Check here for result details.


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AP ECET 2023 Answer Key along with Question papers has been released on 23rd June 2023. Check here for answer key details.

AP ECET 2023 Overview

Name of the ExamAndhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test
Conducting BodyJNT University
Abbreviated asAP ECET
Courses offeredB.Tech., B.E., and B.Pharma courses (Lateral Entry)
Level of ExaminationState-Level
Mode of ExaminationOnline
Application modeOnline
Frequency of ExamOnce a year

AP ECET 2023 Exam Dates

Here we have mentioned the official exam dates of AP ECET 2023 exam:

EventsDates (Announced)
Notification released (news paper)8th February 2023
Application form released10th March 2023
Last date (without late fee)10th April 2023
Last date to apply (with late fee of Rs. 500/-)15th April 2023
Last date to apply (with a late fee of Rs. 2000/-)19th April 2023
Correction window20th to 22nd April 2023
Last date to apply (with a late fee of Rs. 5000/-)1st May 2023
Admit Card Availability12th June 2023
Exam Date20th June 2023
Declaration of Preliminary Key23rd June 2023
Last Date for receiving objections25th June 2023
Final Answer Key2nd July 2023
Result/ Rank Card2nd July 2023
Counselling14th July 2023

AP ECET 2023 Answer Key

The AP ECET Answer key has been released on 23rd June 2023 as preliminary key. The answer key contains all the correct answers to the question that are asked in the examination. It has been released via online mode

In case the candidates find any mistake in the answer key they can surely challenge it. Candidates are allowed to make objection (if any) till 25th June 2023. The final answer key has been  released along with result on 2nd July 2023.

AP ECET 2023 Result

The AP ECET Result has been published on 2nd July 2023. Candidates can check the result online by providing the registration number & D.OB online by logging into their website.

The scorecard include the name of the candidate, roll number, date of birth, gender, rank obtained total score, etc. Those candidates who have their names on the merit list will be shortlisted for AP ECET counselling rounds.

AP ECET 2023 Rank Card

The candidates have to get a minimum of 25% marks in the aggregate in 4 subjects. It means to qualify for the exam, the candidate have to score at least 50 out of 200. For the SC/ ST candidates, there are no qualifying marks.

AP ECET Rank Card has been released after the declaration of result. Candidates can download the rank card by entering the required details. The rank card contain candidate’s rank, marks scored and other exam related details.

AP ECET 2023 Cut Off

Cut off is the minimum marks candidates will have to score to participate in the counselling process. AP ECET 2023 Cut off will be released via online mode. It will be published in the month of August 2023. It can be varied every year for various courses.

The candidates will have to get a minimum of 25% marks in the aggregate in 4 subjects. It means to qualify for the exam, the candidate will have to at least 50 out of 200. For the SC/ ST candidates, there are no qualifying marks.

AP ECET 2023 Counselling

The AP ECET Counselling procedure has been commenced from 14th July 2023. Counselling rounds are commenced by the authority through online mode.

Authority has organize the counseling procedure/ seat allotment for candidates who secured a position on the merit list. The process of counselling is followed by various rounds such as online registration, choice filling, seat allotment, and reporting. On the basis of the candidate’s rank on the rank card, admission is offered.

Documents required at the time of Counselling:

  • AP ECET Admit Card
  • AP ECET Rank Card
  • Diploma/ Degree mark sheets
  • Provisional Diploma/ Degree mark sheet
  • Proof of Date of Birth
  • Study Certificate
  • Residence certificate for preceding 7 years of the Qualifying examination Diploma/ Degree
  • Andhra Pradesh Residence Certificate
  • Aadhar Card
  • Integrated Community Certificate

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: The application form has been released from 10th March 2023.

Answer: No, the application form is submitted through online mode.
Answer: No, the AP ECET 2023 application fee can be pay via online mode only.
Answer: No, the AP ECET 2023 exam will be conducted in the English Languauge only.
Answer: Candidates will be allotted 3 hours to solve the AP ECET 2023 exam.

AP ECET 2023 Application Form

Before filling the application, candidates must check details about AP ECET Application form 2023 from below:

  • The application form has been released from 10th March 2023 through online mode.
  • The candidates must fill in all the necessary details and complete the online registration.
  • Uploading the category certificates, relevant mark sheet, photograph, signature, and other documents are also necessary for the application form.
  • Candidates are advised to check the eligibility norms before filling the registration form.
  • Candidates are allowed to make correction in the application form from 20th April 2023.
  • The application form of the candidate may be rejected in case mandatory fields are blank and the form is not filled properly.
  • Candidates must fill the application form before the due date i.e till 10th April 2023 without any late fee.

 Application Fee:

  • The Application fee can be submitted via online mode only.
  • Candidates can be pay via Credit card/ Debit card/ Net Banking OR AP/TS online centres.
  • The application fee for OC category is Rs. 600/-, Rs.550/- for BC & Rs. 500/- for SC/ ST category candidates.
  • In any case, registration fee is non-refundable.
Check Here – How to Fill AP ECET Application Form

 AP ECET Eligibility Criteria

Below we have mentioned the AP ECET 2023 eligibility criteria:


  • The applying candidates must be Indian citizens.
  • Applying candidates must belong to Andhra Pradesh state.
  • The candidate must satisfy the local/ non-local status of the AP government.


  • The candidate who resides within the state of Andhra Pradesh is eligible to apply.

Education Qualification:

  • A Diploma in B.Tech/ Pharmacy from the State Board of Technical Education of Andhra Pradesh or any other with 45% marks (40% marks for reserved category) is required to apply.
  • The candidate must have passed 3 years of B.Sc degree or its equivalent with Mathematics as a compulsory subject from a recognized University in the state with 45% marks (40% marks for reserved category).
  • Candidates who are pursuing a Diploma course will be eligible for the relevant B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Pharmacy degree.

AP ECET 2023 Hall Ticket

The AP ECET Hall Ticket has been released on 12th June 2023 through online mode. To download the admit card, candidates have to enter their login credentials. It contains the details like candidate’s name, father’s name, category, photograph, signature, date of birth, etc.

Candidates should carry their admit cards on the day of the examination as no candidates are allowed to enter the examination hall. Authority releases the admit card for every registered candidate for the examination.

AP ECET 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the exam pattern of AP ECET 2023 from below:

  • Mode: The test will be conducted through online mode (CBT).
  • Language: The exam will be conducted in the English language only.
  • Maximum marks: The paper contains 200 Objective-Type questions.
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer and there is not any negative marking on the paper.
  • Duration: The duration of the exam will be 3 hours.

For Engineering:

SubjectMaximum Marks
All engineering branches100

For Pharmacy:

SubjectsMaximum Marks
Pharmaceutical Chemistry50

For B.Sc. (with Mathematics as option subject):

SubjectsMaximum Marks
Analytical Ability50
Communicative English50

AP ECET 2023 Syllabus

The AP ECET Syllabus is set by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University. The candidate must be aware of the syllabus and exam pattern to prepare well for the entrance exam.

  • The syllabus for B.Sc. (Mathematics) will be on Mathematics, Communicative English, and Analytical Ability.
  • For the Engineering course, the syllabus will contain the class 11th and 12th PCM subjects.
  • The syllabus of the pharmacy course will contain topics such as Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacognosy, and Pharmacology.

AP ECET 2023 Preparation Tips

Candidates must follow the given below AP ECET preparation tips to score well in the entrance exam:

  • Practice more and solve the previous year’s question paper to get an idea regarding the entrance exam.
  • Solve mock tests as much as possible to increase the accuracy and solve the speed of the paper.
  • Candidates must clear all their doubts before the entrance exam.
  • Do not leave any topic to the last moment.
  • Candidates must make notes for each topic for revision at the last moment.

AP ECET Exam Centers

The AP ECET 2023 exam centres are available in Web application. Candidates will be allot test/ exam centre on the basis of “First Come- First Served’. Candidates are informed that this year test centre is not guaranteed on the basis of their choice.

If you have any other queries about AP ECET 2023, you can ask us by leaving your comments below.

Displaying 26 Comments
  1. Subhash says:

    Sir I have not registered application for 1st counciling ecet in 2023 , is there any chance in phase2 to register for counciling

  2. Lahari says:

    Can i get seat in gayatri clg vizag my rank is 530 i am from oc au region

  3. K.chandini says:

    Sir i have received the mail to reupload my ews certificate. .but it takes time to generate the new certificate. .is there any possibility to reupload after 20th july

  4. mani kanta says:

    exam are conducted on may 15 2023 in ap

  5. Avinash says:

    I have done the course NTTF IN BANGALORE but i am resident of Andhra . Can I eligible to apply APECET

  6. Murali says:

    Sir,can I get again fees rembursement after doing b.tech.

  7. naveen says:

    3rd week of February 2023 date overed but appliation doesnt released ! now who did wrong ???? sbtet or goggle !

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      We will update in article whenever details regarding AP ECET 2023 will be out. Any fix date for the releasing of application is not yet released.

  8. K.Nitheesh says:

    What are the core subjects of AP ECET 2022


    When will we receive AP ECET 2023 notification tell me the dates????

  10. Ana's Ahmed says:

    I am resident of Chhattisgarh and not having Andhra Pradesh domicile certificate.

    Shall I get admission through APECET 2023 in engineering colleges of Andhra Pradesh & Telengana

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Applying candidates must belong to Andhra Pradesh state to be eligible for AP ECET exam.

    • Naga kamalesh says:

      U can get admission in APECET but apply migration certificate

      • Anil Kumar says:

        I forgot my Ap ecet registration number could you please help me on this I’m unable to get hall ticket as well with out registration number. Kindly help


      • Sarvgyan Team says:

        You are advised to check your registration number on your registered email.

  11. Bharadwaj says:

    Inform me the date of exam

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