Courses offered : B.E / B.Tech / B.Tech.(Agriculture Engineering) / B.Tech (Diary Technology) / B.Tech (Food Science and Technology) / B.Tech. (Biotechnology)
APEAMCET (Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test) is conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University (JNTU, Kakinada, AP) on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). This Examination is the prerequisite for admission into various professional courses offered in the University/Private Colleges in the State of Andhra Pradesh.
Domicile : Candidates should belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh / Telangana. The candidates should satisfy Local / Non Local status requirements as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh / Telangana. Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admission) order, 1974 as subsequently amended.
Criteria for ranking : Candidates who have secured qualifying marks in entrance exam and candidates belonging to the category of Scheduled Caste and Schedule Tribe, for whom qualifying marks have not been prescribed, shall be assigned ranking in the order of merit on the basis of combined score obtained by giving 75% weightage to the normalized marks secured in entrance exam and 25% weightage to the 10+2 marks (qualifying examination).
For the preparation of merit list, in case of more than one student securing the same combined score obtained as mentioned above, the tie shall be resolved to decide the relative ranking by successively considering the following
i) The total marks secured in entrance exam
ii) The marks secured in Mathematics (or Biology) in entrance exam
iii) The marks secured in Physics in entrance exam
iv) The percentage of aggregate marks secured in the qualifying examination
v) If the tie still persists, the older (based on date of birth) being given preference over the younger.
Medium of exam : The question paper contains questions in English and Telugu medium. 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.
Note : B.Tech (Food Science and Technology) falls in AM (Agri & Medicine) category. Irrespective of the subjects taken at the qualifying examination, candidates seeking admission to this course should appear for Biology, Physics and Chemistry in AP EAMCET -2018 (AM Category).
Counselling & Seat Allotment
The list of institutions for allotment of candidates with intake in each discipline and category, as per reservations through AP EAMCET–2018 would be released in the Information Booklet for Counseling in due course and the same information would also be released on website www.sche.ap.gov.in