AP ECET 2021 Eligibility, Qualification, Local/ Non-Local & Age Criteria

AP ECET 2021 EligibilityCandidates can check all AP ECET 2021 Eligibility to appear in the examination. Candidates those fulfill the eligibility criteria can only appear in the exam. AP ECET is managed by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur. Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test will be organized on the behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education. It is a state level entrance exam to offer admission for diploma holders and B.Sc (Mathematics) degree holders. Candidates can get admission in lateral entry of B.E./B.Tech and in regular B.Pharmacy. In this article, we have mentioned the complete AP ECET Eligibility 2021.

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AP ECET Eligibility 2021

Before filling the AP ECET application form, candidates must check their eligibility. Candidates those wishing to appear in AP ECET 2021 can check the eligibility criteria in this section:

  • Nationality: Candidates should be the Indian National citizen.
  • Domicile: Candidates must possess Andhra Pradesh state domicile. It is also necessary to satisfy the local/non-local status.

Qualification Criteria:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate should obtain the Diploma in Engineering and Technology/ Pharmacy from the State Board of Technical Education of AP state.   OR
    A candidate should pass the 3 years of B.Sc Degree with mathematics as one of the subject in group combination from a recognized university.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates should obtain the 45% marks (40% marks for reserved categories) in the qualifying examination.
  • Appearing Candidates: Final year candidates can also apply but they should clear their qualifying exam before admission into the college.

Eligibility for Lateral Entry in B.E/B.Tech/Pharmacy:

  • Candidates should have qualified or appeared in AP ECET 2021.
  • Candidate should satisfy the requirement of eligibility and other criteria laid down by the university for the admission.
  • Admission for 85% seats in each course will be reserved for the local candidates.
  • The remaining 15% of the seats will be kept open.
  • The lateral entry seats in case of Unaided Private institutions (Minority/Non-Minority) will be 20%.
  • In case of university affiliated colleges the lateral entry seats are 10% will be reserved over and above the prescribed intake.
  • B.Sc. (Mathematics) stream candidates will be considered for admission only after filled all the qualified diploma holders, while filling up the lateral entry seats based on the AP ECET 2021 ranks.

 Local and Non-Local Criteria:

Local Candidates:

  • A candidate will be considered as local only if he/she has studied in the state since four years continuous academic qualifications.
  • If candidates is not studied from there, but residing in AP since four years.
  • If candidate has studied in any institution in the state of AP since seven years.


Non-Local candidates will be eligible to get admission under 15% quota seats.

  • Candidates who have resided in the state since 10 years, periods of study outside the State.
  • Those parents have resided in the State for a period of ten years excluding period of employment outside the State.
  • Children of parents those employed in the State or Central Government, Public Sector Corporations, Local Bodies, Universities and other similar quasi-public Institutions, within the State.

Through this article of AP ECET 2021 Eligibility Criteria, we have provided complete eligibility details for the candidates who want to apply. Students can check here about the eligibility related to qualification, nationality, local & non local candidates.

If you have any query related to the AP ECET 2021 Eligibility, you can ask us by leaving your queries in the given below comment box.

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  1. Annapurna says:

    Sir I have got 58 marks and 31454 integrated rank and 5004 rank in branch wise. So am I eligible to study engineering or not please clarify my doubt sir

    • Kondaiah says:

      Sir I have 3 backlocks I write advance supply 2019 if I was passed those subjects I eligible for ecet councling or not please tell me

  2. Rakesh says:

    Iam studying diploma in AP,can i join b.tech in hyderabad with ecet rank

  3. Sudheer says:

    Hello sir iam from Telangana I written apect… Is there eligible to study in ap

  4. Divya Karri says:

    Hello!I am going to complete my b.tech first year in AP.Can I apply for ap ecet so that I could get lateral entry into Andhra University? Please Reply…

  5. Pavan kumar says:

    Is there any x-service man quota(army)if my father is

  6. pradeep says:

    Sir I studied 1-10cls in TS, & completed diploma in AP as I have all certificates (caste, ration, aadhaar, income) belongs to AP, now i wrote ecet exam for btech, whether I will get fee reiumbersment or not in btech & iam local or non-local????

  7. bhavani says:

    Hello sir iam from Telangana I written apect… Is there eligible to study in ap

  8. Lohith says:

    I’m from andhra , I got 3135 rank in ap ecet, I want to study btech in hyderabad , is it possible through apecet , I’m not having answer

  9. Vedavyas says:

    I am from Telangana
    How many seats does a university have nd non local seats per University?

  10. haarika says:

    i belong to telangana.i had appeared for apecet. got integrated rank of 352.can i appear for apecet counselling?
    am i elligible??
    any possibility that i can have free seat/fee rembursement??
    kindly reply

  11. Hrishikesh says:

    Sir I got 142 marks in AP ECET but I am a Telangana resident. Can I have chance of getting seat in any University in AP

  12. K.S.H says:

    I am going to complete my diploma in aeronautical engineering in karnataka.Am i eligible for applying AP ECET.and i am from ANDHRA PRADESH BY BIRTH.

  13. Vinay says:

    I’m studying in ts and i’m prepraing for ap ecet.
    Say that i’m LOCAL/NON.
    how many seats are there for me.in ap MIMING.

  14. D Madhu says:

    I’m from andhra , I’m prepaeing for ecet , I want to study btech in hyderabad , is it possible through apecet , I’m not having answer

  15. sumanth says:

    My father is an Railway Employee. I have completed Diploma in management quota now I’m preparing for Ecet Am i eligible for counseling and to allot a seat??

  16. Knm reddy says:

    Iam studying narayana e techno Bhubaneswar and i am basically from andhra and father working in bhubanewar whether iam eligible to write APPOLYSET

  17. varun says:

    I have studied from 1-10 and diploma in telangana state.But all my certificates belongs to andrapradesh(caste,residential,income,rationcard etc.)
    Now i have applied for AP -ECET 2019.
    im i belongs to Local or Non-local in Andrapradesh web councelling???

  18. Devi says:

    Am I a local or non-local ?
    I’m from Kerala. Now living in Andhra Pradesh since 6 years in the same place. Before that I was in Telangana.

  19. Akhil S says:

    Dear sir/Madam

    I have studied in Karnataka, But i am from Andhra Pradesh

    Can I Eligible for AP ECET exam

  20. Nithin says:

    Can i join NIT college upo the ecet exams

  21. Rithesh says:

    If I write Apecet am I eligible to join in other states with the ecet rank…in Chennai

  22. p.shanmukha says:

    sir, I qualified 2018 ecet examination and also I joined in b.tech but because of some
    family problems I am not going to college .Am I able to WRITE 2019 ecet.

  23. Rajkumar says:

    Sir how to know I am eligible for fee reimbursement tell me sir

  24. Prudhvi says:

    Sir, after fee payment, I have received my loginid but didn’t received registration number…. What should i do

  25. Arunasree says:

    I got 10000above rank in ecetand my cast is Bc-B .i want join in jntu Kakinada did I get seat in jntu

  26. Rajesh says:

    Sir how to change my Mobile number Please tell me sir


    I got state 2nd rank (mech) in TSEcet and I am from Andhra Pradesh. But I didn’t get a seat in JNTUH or OU even under non local category of 15%. Can you please tell on what criteria the seats are allocated to non local candidates? Bcoz as per the constitution the non local seats should be kept in open competition. So why I am not eligible to get into those universities???
    Please reply!!!!

  28. Amareswar says:

    Sir, i got 540 rank in branch and integrated rank is 1963. Can i will gat the collage of RVR&JC

  29. Cherlopalli uday kumar says:

    Sir I got 279 rank in ap ecet this is branch and 2353 is integrated rank,sir I can apply for tha JNTUA and JNTUK

    Sir pleace replay me

  30. Sathvica sri says:

    I got 5519 in branch rank and 30216 in integrated rank. Am I qualified or not? Do I get seat in kakinada?

  31. Prasad Mallipudi says:

    I am resident of Pondicherry
    Can i write the ecet exam in ap
    And what are requirements needed.

  32. Saikumar says:

    When the councelling is held,and my branch rank is 595 in civil ,Iam a OC category,if any chances I get seat in svu.

  33. P PRASHANT RAO says:

    Non local parents resident certificate format send me please

  34. Kusuma borusu says:

    Sir could you please tell me the counselling date?

  35. MARSHALL says:

    SIR my residence is ap I wrote ts ecet and I got 3830 rank .my dad is working in ts from 2012 as a security guard may I eligible for ts fee rembersment

  36. swaroop says:

    sir i got 341 rank and i am oc and can i get seat in svu university in ece branch

  37. Madhuri says:

    Does yellow one belt certificate helps to go through sports quota for ap ecet

  38. Madhuri says:

    Does yellow one belt certificate helps to go through sports quota for applications ecet

  39. Pavan says:

    Im from ap,i completed my diploma in ap and qualified in ap ecet.Now i want to join btech in tamilnadu,how can i join

  40. Rajesh Rathod says:

    Sir I m from baroda. I m in diploma last year. So I want to get admission in next year 2019 in Hyderabad any one college. So what can I do.

  41. Ravi says:

    Hello sir when the bth counseling start

  42. Lalitha naidu says:

    Sir I am from AP and got qualified in ap ecet(cse branch) with 349 rank.Can I apply for jntu hyderabad? If yes will there be fee reimbursement?

  43. Lalitha naidu says:

    I am from AP and got qualified in ap ecet(cse branch) with 349 rank.Can I apply for jntu hyderabad? If yes will there be fee reimbursement?

  44. Prasanth Paila says:

    I got 59th rank in APECET 2018. I am from EEEbranch , AU region. Can I get SVU University. Is there any chance. Kindly reply ASAP sarvgyan team

  45. Dheeraj says:

    Can you please suggest me. Can I join engineering through lateral entry. I have not appeared APECET…

  46. Sudhakar says:

    I am ecet qualified .but my age is 25 years .fee reimbursement eligible to me

  47. Jayapriya manne says:

    Sir I have completed my diploma in 2018 and I have written ECET exam and my rank is 166(computer science branch). May I get seat in any university in AP.

  48. Sudhakar says:

    My age is 26 to no reservation .i am eligible to fee reimbursement? B tech . Plz answer me ..I am also e cet qualify

  49. Jagadeesh kumar says:

    I am from ongole. I got 2181 rank in ap ecet. Can I get the mechanical in swarnadra engineering college narsapur

  50. Satish kumar kolla says:

    Sir i completed my ssc and diploma in telangana.i wrote apecet 2018.can i eligible for fee reambersement in andhrapradesh

  51. Muddam rishik says:

    I am a non local candidate ,I got 2452 rank in ap eamcet,can I get CSE OR ECE IN Andhra university Visakhapatnam

  52. Muddam rishik says:

    I am a non local student ,I got 2452 rank in ap eamcet,can I get CSE,ECE in Andhra university Visakhapatnam

  53. Siva krishna says:

    My date of birth is 1992.May i eligible for fee reimbursement

  54. Sudheer says:

    We telangana people qualified in ap ecet did we get fee reimbursement in ap colleges native place is telangana

  55. Jyotho says:

    I have completed diploma in computer engineering.if I got 100 marks what would rank I will get

  56. subramanyam says:

    Hii Iam completed diploma in 2015, this year I wrote ecet exam, am I eligible for fee reembesment .

  57. Shiva Krishna says:

    I am completed 10 class in telangana and diploma completed in ap. So ap government will give fees reimbursement to me. I already wrote ap ecet

  58. Naresh says:

    Sir,how much minimum qualifying marks in ECET.

  59. Maheedhar says:

    Qualifying marks for BC-A Rajaka students IN AP Ecet

  60. Bejjanki Saiteja says:

    I am from andra pradesh but i went to complete my diploma in Monad university in uttarpradesh
    Now am i elgible to b-tech in ap

  61. ranjith says:

    I have one doubt I was completed diploma I want to join any specialization course equivalent to btech is any opportunity is there

  62. Anil says:

    I m from harayana studied last 4 years from Andhra Pradesh I am eligible as local candidate

  63. BIMAL KUMAR says:

    i am from andhra pradesh. i have studied diploma in karnataka this year i will complete my diploma . am i eligible to write ecet in andhra pradesh

  64. Chandra shekar says:

    I am from andra pradesh but i went to complete my diploma in karnataka
    Now am i elgible to appy for ecet

  65. Pruudhvi says:

    Is there any age limit to appeare ecet

  66. Subiya Ahmedi says:

    Iam from Karnataka, I have studied in Karnataka only but now I want to join engineering in Hyderabad so can I write exam and get admission , I’ll complete diploma this year

  67. Subiya Ahmedi says:

    Iam from Karnataka, I have studied in Karnataka only but now I want to join engineering in Hyderabad so can I write exam and get admission

  68. Bimal kumar says:

    iam from andhra pradesh.i have studied upto 10th in ap and i have joined diploma in karnataka state.after completing my diploma is there any chance that i can write the ecet i
    exam in ap .

  69. Ponagantikalyankumar says:

    Telangana students are also applicable for AP ecet with Fee reimbursement..

  70. Anu says:

    When we have to apply ecet

  71. M sharan says:

    Interqualification is elivible

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