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AP EAMCET 2018 Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus

Updated On - March 20th 2018

Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (AP EAMCET) is a state-level exam, organized by JNTU Kakinada. AP EAMCET is scheduled from April 22 onwards in online mode. The exam is conducted to enroll eligible candidates to various professional courses in engineering and agriculture programs.

AP EAMCET Application Form is available until March 29. Visit the official website of APSCHE i.e. General category candidates must be an Intermediate graduate to apply online for the exam. 

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Latest Updates:

  • For this session, AP EAMCET Mock Test are available online at 
  • Last date to register for the exam without a late fee is April 9, 2018.
  • Now, candidates can attempt the question paper in Urdu medium as well. 

Highlights of AP EAMCET 2018

Exam NameAndhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture & Medical Common Entrance Test
Conducting BodyJawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada on behalf of APSCHE
Exam LevelState
PeriodicityOnce a year
AP EAMCET Official
Mode of Registration Online
Exam ModeComputer Based Test
Type & No. of QuestionsObjective, 160 Questions
Expected Registration2 lakh (approx.)
Validity of AP EAMCET ScoreOne year
AP EAMCET | 0884-2340535/ 0884-2356255

Upcoming Engineering and Agriculture Exams

Exam NameExam Date(s)Reference Link
JEE Main 2018April 8, 15, 16Click Here
TS EAMCET 2018May 2 – May 7Click Here
KEAM 2018April 23 – April 24Click Here
BITSAT 2018May 16 – May 31Click Here

Exam Schedule (Updated)

AP EAMCET 2018 Notification was released on February 26, 2018. Tabulated below is AP EAMCET 2018 Exam Dates:

Availability of Application FormFebruary 28 – March 29, 2018
AP EAMCET 2018 Form CorrectionApril 8 – April 12, 2018
Availability of AP EAMCET 2018 Admit Card April 18, 2018
AP EAMCET 2018 Exam Date (Announced)April 22 – 25, 2018 (Engineering)
April 25 – 26, 2018 (Agriculture)
April 24 – 25, 2018 (Both Streams)
Declaration of AP EAMCET 2018 Result

May 5, 2018

AP EAMCET 2018 Notification

For this year, more than 2 lakh candidates are expected to register for APEAMCET 2018. The official notification for the examination released on February 26, 2018.


Who can Apply for AP EAMCET 2018?

Candidates are required to satisfy the defined eligibility in order to apply online for the state level exam. The standards for both the papers are similar barring subjects required. It is as follows:


  • Candidates must be a citizen of India.
  • OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) Card Holder or PIO (Persons of Indian Origin) can apply.
  • Candidate must produce a proof of being a native of Andhra Pradesh or Telangana

Age limit

  • For engineering and pharmacy course, candidate must have completed 16 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission.
  • There is no upper age limit for Engineering program.
  • For agriculture and medical, candidates must have completed 17 years of age until December 31, 2018.
  • There is an upper age limit of 22 years (25 years for SC/ ST category) as on December 31 of the year of admission.

Educational Qualification

  • For Engineering and Pharmacy, intermediate graduates with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics from recognized board of AP /Telangana.
  • For Agriculture Programs, intermediate graduates with Physics, Chemistry, Biology from recognized board of AP /Telangana.
  • For Pharm.D. Course, intermediate graduates with 45% (40% for SC/ST) can apply.
  • Diploma candidates (3years) can also register for EAMCET 2018.
  • Those who are currently appearing for class 12th exams can also apply.

CheckAP EAMCET Eligibility Criteria

AP EAMCET 2018 – Courses Offered

    B.Tech. (Dairy Technology)B.Tech. (Agr. Engineering)
    B.Tech. (Food Science & Technology)B.Sc. (Agriculture)
    B.Sc. (Horticulture)B.V.Sc. & A.H.
    B.F.ScB.Pharmacy and Pharma.D.

    AP EAMCET 2018 Application Form

    Registration Dates: February 28 – April 21, 2018 (with late fee)

    Visit AP EAMCET Official Website i.e. to register. There are four major steps involved to apply namely Fee Payment, Know your Payment Status, Fill Application, Print Application Form.

    Step 1- Application Fee Payment

    To access the form, pay the stipulated fee as per your category. AP LAWCET Fee can be paid via two methods listed below:

    • AP/TS Online/E-Seva/Mee-Seva centers –  enter your qualifying exam roll number along with date of birth and 10th class roll number, to proceed with the payment process.
    • Credit card/Debit card – fill the card details and some required information.
    StreamApplication Fee
    EngineeringINR 500
    AgricultureINR 500
    Both Engineering and AgricultureINR 1000
    Note: An additional processing fee (including Taxes) INR 59 will have to paid by the candidate. The above-mentioned fee is excluding the processing fee.

    Step 2- Fill AP EAMCET 2018 Application Form

    In the online form, enter all the required details as listed below:

    • Personal details – Name, DOB, Gender, Aadhar Card and Address
    • Parents’ Information – Names and Income 
    • Educational details – 10th class marks, 12th class marks, year passing both classes, 1st – 12th study places.
    Note: Candidates have to scan and upload their photo and signature as per the defined guidelines. Check AP EAMCET Photo size and format

    Step 3- Save Application Form 2018

    • When all the details have been entered, candidates must re-check the application form and its details.
    • Once done, click on ‘OK’ and save the application form.

    Step 4- Print out of the Application form

    • Take a print out of the document for future correspondence.
    • Enter the registration number and qualifying exam hall ticket number to view the document.

    AP EAMCET 2018 Form Correction

    Form correction dates: April 8 – April 12, 2018

    APSCHE or JNTU Kakinada will provide a one-time facility to make edits in the application form. Make note that there will be few particulars that can be corrected in the form. Therefore, it is important to furnish the details carefully in one go.

    Category 1 – Details that CANNOT be changed but a written request to the Convener via email with valid supporting documents to can work to make required corrections.

    Correction NameSupporting Documents
    StreamHall Ticket of Qualifying Examination
    SignatureScanned Signature
    PhotographPassport size colored Photograph
    Qualifying Exam Hall Ticket No.Qualifying Exam Hall Ticket
    Community/ reservation categoryCertificate issued by Competent Authority
    Candidate’s NameSSC Mark List
    Father’s Name
    Date of Birth

    Category 2 – Particulars that CAN BE changed online by the candidate.

    Bridge Course Hall Ticket No.Local Area Status
    Qualifying Exam – year of Appearing/ PassingAnnual Income of Parents
    Medium of Instructions in Qualifying ExamNon Minority/ Minority
    Place of Study – Intermediate or equivalentStudy Details
    Mother’s NameSSC Hall Ticket No. & Year of Passing
    Birth State/ Birth DistictExam 10+2 studies in
    GenderAddress for Correspondence
    Special CategoryMobile/ Email ID
    Intermediate/Degree Hall Ticket Number & Year of PassingAadhaar Card & Ration Card details

    AP EAMCET 2018 Admit Card

    AP EAMCET Hall Ticket dates: April 18, 2018 onwards

    JNTU will issue the document online at Enter your Registration Number and Date of Birth to download the document. AP EAMCET 2018 Admit Card contains details listed below:

    • Hall Ticket Number of candidate
    • Candidate’s Photograph and Signature
    • Candidate’s name
    • Father’s name
    • Exam date and time 
    • Exam Venue
    • Category of the candidate  
    • Reporting time at the exam center
    • List of the documents to be carried on the exam day
    • Exam day instructions
    Note: Verify all the details mentioned on the ticket. In case of any discrepancy, it must be reported immediately to the concerned authorities. 

    AP EAMCET Exam Centers

    The exam centers for EAMCET exam are pre-defined by JNTU Kakinada. For this year, there are 44 Regional Centers to ensure smooth conduct of the entrance examination. Some of the major venues are indicated in the following map:

    Note: Questions in AP EAMCET will be in “English” and “Telugu” medium only. Candidates, who have studied the qualifying examination in Urdu medium and wish to avail assistance for translating the questions into Urdu, will be allotted a Test Centre at Kurnool only.

    DistrictsRegional Centers
    East GodavariAmalapuramKakinadaRajahmundry-
    VisakhapatnamAnakapalleAnandapuramGajuwakaVisakhapatnam City
    West GodavariBhimavaramEluruNarasapuramTadepalligudem
    YSR KadapaKadapaProddaturRajampeta-
    HyderabadLB NagarNacharamSecunderabad-

    Important Points to Remember:

    • Candidates willing to appear for E & AM Papers must select the option both (E & AM category) while filling in AP EAMCET Application Form.
    • The Convener reserves the right to add or delete some online Test Centres from the list of Regional Centres notified.
    • The Convener reserves the right to allot the candidates to any Test Centre other than that opted by the candidates.
    • Candidate should not submit more than one application either for ‘E’ or ‘AM’ or ‘E&AM’ category test. If any candidate submits more than one application for one category, the Convener reserves the right to reject all the applications or accept any one of them.

    AP EAMCET 2018 Exam Pattern

    AP EAMCET 2018 Exam Date(s) – E (Apr. 22 to Apr. 25); AM (Apr. 25 & Apr. 26); EA (Apr. 24 & Apr. 25)

    Paper Pattern is furnished by the authorities Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education or APSCHE. The exam is conducted separately for Engineering and Agriculture courses. The following infographic gives the highlights of AP EAMCET Exam Pattern 2018:


    Sectional Distribution of Questions 

    • There will be 2 subject groups namely PCM (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics) for Engineering and PCB (Physics, Chemistry & Biology) for Agriculture.
    • Each section will have 40 MCQs with 4 options, barring Mathematics.
    • Mathematics will have 80 Questions in total. 
    • Each correct answer will fetch 1 mark.

    Engineering Paper – Section-wise Questions

    SubjectMaximum Questions
    Total160 Questions

    Agriculture Paper – Section-wise Questions

    SubjectMaximum Questions


    Total160 Questions

    Important Topics in AP EAMCET 2018

    The exam conducting body release AP EAMCET Syllabus each year. No change in the syllabus has been notified as yet.

    • For admissions to Agriculture or Medical program, they have to appear for PCB (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) subject group.
    • For Engineering program, candidates can only appear in the PCM (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) group.
    • The syllabus is prepared from Class 11th and Class 12th syllabus.
    • It is highly unlikely that the questions will be prepared outside the official syllabus of AP EAMCET 2018 released by the coordinating authority.
    • Subjects covered under the exam are Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany and Zoology.

    Download AP EAMCET Scorecard 2018

    Declaration of AP EAMCET Result: May 5, 2018

    The result for AP EAMCET is declared online, at the official website. Enter your Registration No., Hall ticket no. and captcha code to download your scorecard. AP EAMCET Merit List is also released as per the marks scored by candidates.

    Qualifying Marks in AP EAMCET 2018:

    • The qualifying marks for general category candidates in AP EAMCET exam are 25%.
    • For SC/ST category, there will be no qualifying marks for ranking. But their admission will be limited to the extent of seats reserved for such categories. But their admission will be limited to the extent of seats reserved for such categories.
    Note: The result will contain Combined Score, EAMCET Weightage, Inter Weightage and EAMCET Marks.



    AP EAMCET Cut Off

    Cut off is declared by the exam conducting authorities each year. The following is a table of expected cutoff marks for AP EAMCET 2018. For admissions to AP EAMCET Participating Institutes, aspirants must secure rank which is either equal to or above the closing rank or cutoff.

    Candidates can have an idea about their possibility of attending the AP EAMCET 2018 counselling from this cut-off list:

    CategoryCut Off
    General/ OBC45
    OBC (non-creamy layer)40
    Scheduled Caste (SC)35
    Scheduled Tribe (ST)35

    Check detailedAP EAMCET Cut Off

    AP EAMCET 2018 Counselling

    • Post declaration of AP EAMCET results, JNTU Kakinada will release a merit list on the basis of marks secured by candidates.
    • The list will be uploaded on the official website.
    • Through this list, candidates will get to know if they are eligible to participate in AP EAMCET Counselling.
    • The counselling schedule shall be intimated online, one must make sure to keep a regular check on EAMCET website.
    • During the counselling procedure, candidates have to go through the following levels listed below:
    1. Registration for Certificate verification and Documents' Verification
    2. Exercising Options entry in Counselling
    3. Choice filling and Locking
    4. AP EAMCET Seat Allotment
    5. Fee Payment and Reporting at College

    Note: The counselling fee for General candidates and backward candidates is INR 600, those belonging to SC/ST category shall pay INR 300.

    AP EAMCET Counselling: Documents Required

    Candidates must carry the following documents at the time of counselling:

    • Hall ticket number of the qualifying examination
    • Hall ticket number of SSC or equivalent
    • Date of Birth certificate
    • Caste certificate (if required)
    • PH, NCC, Sports certificate 
    • Income Up to One Lakh or Up to Two Lakhs or More than Two Lakhs (Rupees)  
    • Study or Residence or relevant certificate for proof of local status (last 12 years)

    AP EAMCET 2018 FAQs

    Ques. What should I do in case my account is debited and the website crashes?

    Ans. In case your account is debited and the website gets disconnected before payment receipt generation, immediately check your Payment Status using ‘Know Your Payment Status’ option by providing required details. If you get a message "Payment Details Not Found", go for a fresh payment and the amount of the failed transaction will be refunded to their debited bank account within 5 working days.

    Ques. Are there any guidelines to scan and upload photo or signature in AP EAMCET Form?

    Ans. As per the authorities, tabulated below are the specifications that need to be followed while scanning and uploading the documents:

    Photograph.JPGnot less than 30 kb
    Signature. JPGnot less than 15 kb

    Ques. Is there any reservation criteria introduced in AP EAMCET 2018?

    Ans. Yes, AP EAMCET 2018 Reservation Criteria is as follows:

    • A special provision for female and reserved category candidates are introduced by the authorities.
    • Female candidates will be given reservation of 33% i.e. 1/3rd of the seats, in each course and in each category (OC/ SC/ ST/ BC/ CAP/ NCC/ SP/ PH).
    • This reservation will not be applicable if women candidates are selected on merit in each category.
    Schedule Caste15%
    Schedule Tribe6%
    Backward Caste25%

    For Special Reservation – 

    • Physically handicapped (PH): 3% horizontal reservation in each category (OC/BC/SC/ST) for Visually Handicapped/ Hearing Impaired/ Orthopedically Handicapped (each 1%).
    • Children of Armed Personnel (CAP): 2% for the children of Armed Personnel i.e. Ex-Servicemen, Defense Personnel including the children of Border Security Force (BSF) and the Central Reserve Police (CRPF), who are a permanent resident of Andhra Pradesh are only eligible to claim this reservation.
    • National Cadet Corps (NCC): 1% for National Cadet Corps (NCC) Candidates.
    • Sports & Games (SP): 0.5% for Sports & Games candidates.

    Ques. Are there any tie-breaking criteria followed in AP EAMCET 2018 in case of candidates scoring same marks?

    Ans. While preparing a merit list, if more than one candidate secures the same combined score, the tie shall be resolved considering the following: 

    1. The total marks secured in EAMCET 2018
    2. Marks secured in mathematics
    3. The marks secured in Physics
    4. Percentage of Aggregate marks secured in the qualifying examination
    5. If the tie still persists, the older (based on date of birth) being given preference over the younger.

    Ques. What are the mandatory details required at the time of filling in AP EAMCET Application form?

    Ans. Before starting the registration for the exam, keep ready the following details and documents in the required format:


    Ques. Is it necessary to send any hard copy of EAMCET application form to the authorities?

    Ans. No, there is no need to send or post the application form to the authorities.

    Ques. What is the procedure to apply for AP EAMCET 2018?

    Ans. The procedure to register for the examination is simple. The entire process has been made online for candidate’s comfort and ease. Listed below are the steps to apply online for EAMCET 2018:

    Step 1 – Fee Payment 

    Step 2 – Check AP EAMCET Payment Status

    Step 3 – Filling the Application Form

    Step 4 – Print Application Form

    Check Detailed  AP EAMCET Registration Procedure

    Ques.  What items or documents am I allowed to carry at AP EAMCET Exam Center?

    Ans. Candidates are required to bring the following: 

    1. AP EAMCET Hall Ticket
    2. Filled in Online Application Form
    3. A Ball Point Pen (for rough work, working sheets will be provided by the test center)
    4. Attested copy of Caste certificate (in case of SC/ ST category candidates only)

    Ques.  What items are prohibited at the exam center of AP EAMCET?

    Ans. The following things are barred at the center: 

    1. Any textual material
    2. Calculators
    3. DocuPen
    4. Slide Rules
    5. Log Tables
    6. Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator
    7. Printed or written material
    8. Bits of papers
    9. Mobile phone
    10. Pager or any other device

    If any candidate is in possession of any of the above items, his/her candidature will be treated as unfair means and his/her current examination will be cancelled & he/she will also be debarred for future examination(s) & the equipment will be seized.

    Ques. Is there any normalization procedure followed in AP EAMCET?

    Ans. Yes, the authorities have defined clear grounds of AP EAMCET Normalisation Procedure. As the exam is conducted in multiple sessions, the procedure is used in order to maintain equality and fairness in the exam.Check   AP EAMCET Normalization Procedure

    Ques. What is the ranking criteria for candidates belonging to category of Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/ Overseas Citizen of Indian (OCI) Card Holders?

    Ans. For these candidates, the weightage of marks will be decided by a committee constituted by the competent authority.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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    When will be the notification release of 2018 eamcet ap exact date.........Sir..Is there..Homeo and ayurved..In ..Eamcet only..??

    06 Feb, 2018 00:20
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Akhil, As per the previous trends, it is expected that the whole process will commence from February 2018. AP EAMCET Application Form will be available for filling in online mode. The last date for filling it will be in April 2018.

    13 Feb, 2018 18:37

    I have attend in A.P EAMCET(Medical) 2017 exam and get rank above 25,000. I am an OC Category. So i have not applied in any council ling. But i have eligible or not for admission in B.Pharmacy course in any college at ap.

    13 Sep, 2017 00:20
    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi L.Badari Nath, I am giving you the link with the help of it you can get the best college according to your rank, please check this AP EAMCET Rank Predictor

    13 Sep, 2017 11:38

    Dear sir/Mam I Got 18700 rank in ap eamcet in non local category, Bc-d women quota, i want to know the last 2016s college wise ranks in non local category

    25 Jun, 2017 00:20
    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi Ananthram, To get information about Cutoff of the Previous year, please check this link AP EAMCET Cutoff of 2016

    01 Sep, 2017 15:32
    Ashmita Tamta

    What are the options available for remitting the admission fee?

    17 May, 2017 18:26
    Vaishali Expert

    Hi Ashmita,

    There are two options for remitting the admission fee. You can pay the fee online through credit card or debit card or either you can pay the fee offline at Mee seva Centers. Please find the link and check detailed information regarding the AP EAMCET Application Process

    18 May, 2017 12:17
    G Ramesh

    My son has got 6432 rank in APEAMCET. We prefer to go for chemical engineering. Please advise where we will get

    08 May, 2017 00:20

    Hi Ramesh, to get details on the colleges and branch of engineering based on your EAMCET score, please find the link

    10 May, 2017 14:57
    j siva narayana

    how to book slot for AP EMACET-17 online examinaion, i am unable to see link for this item

    18 Apr, 2017 00:20

    Hi Siva, for booking slot for AP EAMCET exam, you have to visit on official website, you may get all related details on the given link 

    19 Apr, 2017 16:57


    14 Apr, 2017 00:20

    Hi Latha, some question might be same in the slot but not all the questions. For Slot Booking, please find the link

    14 Apr, 2017 13:14

    sub:is there slot booking for eamcet 2017 or will the board itself allot the slot timings and centre

    10 Apr, 2017 00:20

    Hi Rajan, to get details on Slot timing for AP EAMCET exam, please find the link

    10 Apr, 2017 16:48

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