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. 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

  2. Kumar says:

    Is telangana student will consider as non local in ap eamcet

  3. Anusha says:

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

  4. Vinay says:

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

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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

  8. Lalam sridhar says:

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

  9. Chandan says:

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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Purna k says:

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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. D. Lakshmanarao says:

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

  18. 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

  19. 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..

  20. K. B. M. Krishna says:

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

  21. Navya Akula says:

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

  22. Mursleen sayyed says:

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

  23. 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?

  24. 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?

  25. srikanth says:

    iam from telangana
    can i get the scholarship there

  26. 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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