AP ECET 2024 Eligibility, Qualification, Age, Local/ Non-Local

AP ECET 2024 EligibilityAP ECET 2024 Eligibility must be checked by the candidates to appear in the examination. Candidates those who fulfill the eligibility criteria only they will be eligible to appear in the exam. AP ECET is managed by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada. Andhra Pradesh Engineering Common Entrance Test is 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 will 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 2024.

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AP ECET Eligibility 2024

Before filling the AP ECET application form, candidates must check their eligibility. Candidates those wishing to appear in AP ECET 2024 must check the eligibility criteria in this section:

  • Nationality: Candidates should be the Indian National citizen.
  • Domicile: Candidates must possess Andhra Pradesh state domicile. It will be 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 2024.
  • 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 un-reserved.
  • The lateral entry seats in case of Unaided Private institutions (Minority/Non-Minority) will be 10%.
  • 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 2023 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 2024 Eligibility Criteria, we have provided complete eligibility details for the candidates who want to apply. Students can check about the eligibility related to qualification, nationality, local & non local candidates.

If you have any query related to the AP ECET 2024 Eligibility, you can ask us by leaving your queries in the given below comment box.

Displaying 58 Comments
  1. Praveen says:

    I am completed intermediate and I write eamcet entrance exam but I have doubt am I eligible for apecet counselling for joining?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      We have mentioned complete details about the same in article. To know more about the same, contact to the authority.

  2. Yohan says:

    I am participated in district level and also got runners position.
    I am eligible or not for sports quota
    Could you please tell me sir🙏

  3. shaik fayaz says:

    How much rank students are eligible for full fees reimbursement?

    Please answer the question,lot of confusion for all students.

  4. Nadakuditi Vijayalakshmi says:

    Who got 46 marks of OBC category,if he/she eligible for Counselling?

  5. Kiran says:

    Sir I studied up to 10th in Andhrapradesh two years of intermediate in karnataka can I be local to andhra

  6. Kalyani says:

    Sir iam completed intermediate 2022 can I apply ap Ecet sir

  7. Kiran says:

    Iam completed diploma course pass out 2012.am i eligible ecet exam 2022

  8. Kiran says:

    Iam completed diploma course pass out 2012.am i eligible ecet exam 2023

  9. Chaitanya says:

    I have completed my diploma in Telangana And I am resident of Telangana can I appear ap ecet

  10. Siddesh says:

    I have completed my studies from 1-10th in st Paul’s English medium school Rayadurg Ananthapur district Andhra Pradesh
    Next i joined for deploma in Electrical and electronics engineering in Sandur polytechnic yeshwanth nagar Bellary Karnataka
    Sir am i elegible to write APECET ?

  11. Abdul says:

    I am studing in btech 1st year am I eligible to write ecet exam 2022

  12. Naveen says:

    I am studying B.Tech 1st year can i write ecet exam and i can have a chance of changing college

  13. Manish Kumar says:

    I’m from bihar can I eligible for APECET Exam 2022

  14. Pavan says:

    Sir I’m completed my diploma in 2018.is I’m eligible for 2022 AP ecet .is there any age limit for ap ecet please reply me

  15. Suman says:

    Sir my diploma course (ECE) completed 2013. Now iam elegible for ecet entrance exam. Please conform.

  16. Sireesha says:

    Iam completed my deplamo in 2017 now iam going for study btech. Iam eligible for e cet sir

  17. Amulya says:

    Sir is their any age limit for ecet entrance exam

  18. Rajasekhar says:

    Sir I have joined in btech with my ecet rank and i want to write the ecet exam again and to join in other branches is it possible to withdrawal the course now i joined and to apply for ecet again

  19. Vijay says:

    Am I eligible for ecet after b.tech i have 2 backlogs and I wanna study another course this time.

  20. Moses ganta says:

    Sir I alloted to bapatla engineering college after written a ecet-2021 exam but i don’t want to study there
    Am i eligible to write the ecet exam nex year
    Iam only submit the allotment order but i didnt gave any cirtificates for fees reimbursement
    Please five me the quick answer sir

  21. Sai says:

    Hello good morning
    I had allotted seat in AP ECET but, in my application form region is OU status and I have all proofs for reimbursement in AP, according to regional status my application comes under nonlocal can I get AP full fee reimbursement

  22. saikrishna says:

    Is Telangana student consider for non-local in ap ecet 2021

  23. Murakhana Chaitanya Kumar says:

    Hello sir,I am Murakhna Chaitanya Kumar ,I like to inform you that I am Bca category student and non local but you have alloted my seat under oc category and that’s not fair .please look into my problem and let me know my hall ticket number is 50181010187 and dob is 06/03/2003

  24. P.Tejasri says:

    Hi sir I am the TS student who written ap ecet sir when I am trying to payment process it asking the local certificate then I am chose option no but it is not taking my detail it asking that certificate compalsary but I am the non local student ou region what should I do sir

  25. krishnarao says:

    my son was studied up to 7th in chhattisgarh state and now he is studying in AP state form 8th onwards up to intermediate second year whether he will be treated for local candidate for engineering admission in AP.
    please clarify

  26. Kumar says:

    Is telangana student will consider as non local in ap eamcet

  27. Anusha says:

    Sir iam Telangana resident. If I apply ap ecet am I get full fee reimbursement

  28. Vinay says:

    Sir iam Telangana resident. If I apply ap ecet am I get full fee reimbursement

  29. Poojitha says:

    Sir….why diploma in commercial and computer practice is not eligible for Ecet we have the subjects like C language, FIT, statistics etc….please consider us to appear for Ecet exam and also please allow us to do engineering through ecet….

    Thank you sir

  30. My name is krishna says:

    I have completed my 1st to 10th classes in Andhra Pradesh. Just 2years intermediate in other state. Whether I will come local or non local in AP EAMCET 2021.

  31. Bhavana says:

    I have completed my 1st -10th classes in AP. Just 2 years intermediate in other state. Wheather I will come local or non local in AP Emacet exam

  32. Lalam sridhar says:

    I had studied polytechnic I have 3 subjects ( back logs) does I have eligibility if not how many should clear

  33. Chandan says:

    Sir, i want to do diploma in mechanical engineering,, can i get seat in aeronautical engineering through ever..

  34. Sumanthreddy says:

    Sir I wrote ECET in 2019 and I didn’t get seat in any college and I joined in management quota but the college is not good so I want to write ECET and try to get seat in good college or university but here my doubt is can I eligible for 2nd time plz calrify my doubt

  35. Ammulu says:

    I studied Mpc(intermediate)
    Can I write ECET exam
    As I was interested to that exam
    Plz reply me as possible as early plzzzz
    If I am eligible or not to write ECET exam
    Plzzzzz reply me

  36. Lucky says:

    I am ap diploma student. Is there chance to get jntuh with fee reimbursement if I got good rank in non local category

  37. Darahas says:

    I have completed my school education (upto SSLC) in ANDHRA PRADESH. Now I am studying diploma in Karnataka, Can I apply for ECET? If yes,am I belong to local or non local.
    Please do the needful

  38. Purna k says:

    Iam studying polytechnic sir ecet eligibilty how many subjects completed in polytechnic sir

  39. Viany says:

    Sir I completed my diplamo in karnataka. Sir I completed my 1 to 10 class in andhra ..I am eligibility for fees reamberisment? Please reply me

  40. Shiva dayana says:

    Unfortunately I didn’t attend to exam due to my health condition.i affected with tiphoid and also the exam center is also a long way so due to my health I didn’t make to the exam now how can I get in to a clg is there any other entrance exams that can take me to clg please help me

  41. D. Lakshmanarao says:

    Sir my age 36y I am eligible for ecet 2020 so please tell me fee reimbursement I am eligible or not

  42. Lakshmi Narasimha says:

    We have one supply exam and waiting for that exam result.how can I mention my total percentage in the application.am I eligible to attend the counciling with out result

  43. Nandini says:

    I got integrated rank 4000
    I applied for sports quota..in Ap ecet2020. But I do not have enough certificate present.. I have doubt that if I got seat or not?
    Please reply me..
    Because 4 Nov 2020 counselling starts..

  44. K. B. M. Krishna says:

    In the non-local quota they consider reservation or not
    Pls respond

  45. Navya Akula says:

    Can non local candidate gets full fee reimbursement if they got integrated rank below 1000???

  46. Mursleen sayyed says:

    I’m not qualified in apecet 2020 can I write it again in this year 2020

  47. Nomula kiran says:

    Iam from TS ,I written a AP ecet ,if merit marks in ap ,I want to complete b tech in ap ..sir will u please tell me iam suitable or not?

  48. Chandana says:

    Iam from TS ,I written a AP ecet ,if merit marks in ap ,I want to complete b tech in ap ..sir will u please tell me iam suitable or not?

  49. srikanth says:

    iam from telangana
    can i get the scholarship there

  50. Chandran says:

    Is it possible to write an ecet exam ,that i have written exam last year and qualified in that exam and also i got a admission in clg but i did not went to clg ,so pls tell me am i eligible to write the exam this year?

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