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The Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (AP EAMCET) is conducted by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Kakinada. This popular examination is your gateway to Engineering and Medical programs in various Colleges and Universities within Andhra Pradesh. The results are declared over 13 or 14 days every year, making the counselling and admission process smooth. This exam is based on Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

In 2007, around 185,000 students took the exam for the Engineering stream and around 90,000 students took it for the Medical and Agricultural stream.

From 2009 onwards, 25% weightage is being given to a candidate’s 10+2 results in this exam. To calculate ranks, 75% weightage will be given to the candidate’s EAMCET marks and 25% to the intermediate marks (ICSE, CBSE or Intermediate).


  • The applicant must be an Indian National and should belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh. The applicant must also satisfy the Local or Non-Local status – as per the requirements of the Andhra Pradesh Education Institutions Order, 1974.
  • The applicant must have passed Class 12 with PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) with a minimum aggregate of 45% (for General Category) and 40% (for the Reserved Category).
  • For B. Tech. (Ag. Engineering), B. Tech. (Dairy Technology), and B. Tech. (FS&T), the applicant must have completed 17 years of age as on December 31 of the year of admission.
  • For Pharmacy and Science courses, the applicant must have completed 16 years of age as on December 31 of the year of admission. There is no upper age limit.
  • The upper age limit is 22 years for General category candidates and 25 years for SC and ST category candidates as on December 31 of the year of admission.
  • The applicant must have completed 17 years of age as on December 31 of the year of admission to be eligible for MBBS and BDS courses.
  • For B. Tech., Pharmacy and Science courses, the candidate must obtain a minimum score of 45% in 10+2 (40% for candidates in the Reserved Category).


  • Go to the official website of AP EAMCET and fill the online application form.
  • You’ll be required to upload a recent passport-sized photograph (less than 30 kb in size and in .JPEG format). You’ll also need to upload a digitally scanned copy of your signature (less than 15 kb in size and in .JPEG format).
  • After filling up the application form, pay the registration fees. This can be done by either Debit Card, Credit Card, AP Online, E-Seva or Mee-Seva centres. The locations of these are put up on the website. The registration fees are as follows:
    • For Engineering – Rs. 350

    • For both Engineering and Medical – Rs. 700

  • Candidates can refer the detailed User Guide for the AP EAMCET 2017 Application Form.
  • Once done, take a print out of the form and preserve a copy carefully. Candidates are expected to hand a copy of this form to the invigilator on the day of the exam.

Exam Dates

Notification of AP EAMCET 2017 9th February, 2017
Commencement of Submission of Online Application Forms 9th February, 2017
Last Date for Submission of Online Applications without Late Fee 21st March, 2017
Last Date for Submission of Online Applications with Late Fee of Rs. 500 22nd to 26th March, 2017
Correction of Online Application Data Already Submitted by the Candidate 28th March to 3rd April, 2017
Last Date for Submission of Online Applications with Late Fee of Rs. 1000 27th March to 10th April, 2017
Last Date for Receipt of Online Applications with Late Fee of Rs. 5000 11th April to 17th April, 2017
Downloading of Hall Tickets from the Website (www.sche.ap.gov.in) 19th April, 2017
Last Date for Receipt of Applications with Late Fee of Rs. 10000 18th to 22nd April, 2017
Date of AP EAMCET Examination (Engineering) 24th to 27th April, 2017
Time of Engineering Examination 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and
2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Date of AP EAMCET Examination (Agriculture) 28th April, 2017
Time of Agriculture Examination 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and
2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
E&A (Both Streams) 24th to 28th April, 2017
Time of Examination (Both Streams) 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and
2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Declaration of Preliminary Key 29th April, 2017
Last Date for Receiving Objections on the Preliminary Key 2nd May, 2017 (5:00 pm)
Declaration of Ranks Along with +2 Weightage 6th May, 2017


  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Maths
  • Biology
  1. 01.Units and Measurements
  2. 02.Motion in a Straight Line
  3. 03.Motion in a Plane
  4. 04.Laws of Motion
  5. 05.Work, Energy and Power
  6. 06.Systems of Particles and Rotational Motion
  7. 07.Oscillations
  8. 08.Gravitation
  9. 09.Mechanical Properties of Solids
  10. 10.Mechanical Properties of Fluids
  11. 11.Thermal Properties of Matter
  12. 12.Thermodynamics
  13. 13.Kinetic Theory
  14. 14.Waves
  15. 15.Ray Optics and Optical Instructions
  1. 16.Wave Optics
  2. 17.Electric Charges and Fields
  3. 18.Current Electricity
  4. 19.Moving Charges and Magnetism
  5. 20.Magnetism and Matter
  6. 21.Electromagnetic Induction
  7. 22.Alternating Current
  8. 23.Electromagnetic Waves
  9. 24.Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
  10. 25.Semiconductor Electronics
  11. 26.Atoms
  12. 27.Nuclei
  13. 28.Semiconductor Electronics: Materials, Devices and Simple Circuits
  14. 29.Communication Systems
  15. 30.Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance
  1. 01.Atomic Structure
  2. 02.Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  3. 03.Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  4. 04.States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
  5. 05.Stoichiometry
  6. 06.Thermodynamics
  7. 07.Chemical Equilibrium and Acid-Bases
  8. 08.Solid State
  9. 09.Solutions
  10. 10.Electrochemistry and Chemical Kinetics
  11. 11.Surface Chemistry
  12. 12.Hydrogen and its Compounds
  13. 13.S-Block Elements
  1. 14.P-Block Elements – Group 13 (Boron family) and 14 (Carbon family)
  2. 15.D- and F-Block Elements and Coordination Compounds
  3. 16.General Principles of Metallurgy
  4. 17.Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques and Hydrocarbons
  5. 18.Polymers
  6. 19.Biomolecules
  7. 20.Chemistry in Everyday Life
  8. 21.Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  9. 22.Organic Compounds Containing Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen
  10. 23.Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  11. 24.Environmental Chemistry
  1. 01.Algebra
  2. 02.Trigonometry
  3. 03.Vector Algebra
  4. 04.Measures of Dispersion and Probability
  5. 05.Coordinate Geometry
  6. 06.Calculus
  7. 07.Matrices
  8. 08.De Moivre’s Theorem
  9. 09.Quadratic Expressions
  10. 10.Permutations and Combinations
  11. 11.Binomial Theorem
  12. 12.Partial Fractions
  13. 13.Trigonometric Ratios and Functions
  14. 14.Trigonometric Equations
  15. 15.Inverse Trigonometric Functions
  16. 16.Hyperbolic Functions
  17. 17.Properties of Triangles
  1. 18.Vectors
  2. 19.Product of Vectors and their Geometrical Interpretations
  3. 20.3D Geometry
  4. 21.Measures of Dispersion
  5. 22.Classical Definition of Probability
  6. 23.Probability Distributions
  7. 24.Locus
  8. 25.Transformation of Axes
  9. 26.Conic Sections
  10. 27.Functions
  11. 28.Limits and Continuity
  12. 29.Differentiation
  13. 30.Applications of Derivatives
  14. 31.Integration
  15. 32.Definite Integrals
  16. 33.Differential Equations
  1. 01.Unit I: Reproduction
    • Reproduction in Organisms
    • Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants
    • Human Reproduction
    • Reproductive Health
  2. 02.Unit II: Genetics and Evolution
    • Heredity and Variation
    • Molecular Basis of Inheritance
    • Evolution
  3. 03.Unit III: Biology and Human Welfare
    • Health and Disease
    • Improvement in Food Production
    • Microbes in Human Welfare
  4. 04.Unit IV: Biotechnology and its Applications
    • Principles and Processes of Biotechnology
    • Application of Biotechnology in Health and Agriculture
  5. 05.Unit V: Ecology and Environment
    • Organisms and Environment: Habitat and Niche


The paper would comprise of three sections:

Subject No. of questions
Physics 40
Chemistry 40
Mathematics(Engineering) or Biology(Medical) 80
Total 160
  • The exam will be conducted in offline (pen and paper) mode.
  • The questions will be objective-type carrying one (1) mark each.
  • The exam duration is 3 hours.
  • For each question, four options will be given. You have to mark the correct one only.
  • No Negative Marking will be done for incorrect answers.
  • You have to use a black or blue ball point pen.


  • Ensure Clarity of Concepts: Focus more on understanding basic concepts rather than just the formulae. It will ensure that you imbibe the method used to arrive at the formulae and never forget it.
  • Manage Time Correctly: Some simple time management tips will ease your preparation. Keep an eye on the time taken to solve questions. A subject-wise allocation of time will help you attempt the paper within the given time. It will also help you in your exam by letting you filter out easy questions from the difficult ones, so you know how much time to allot to them.
  • Accomplish Targets on a Daily Basis: Your daily study plan must include learning and revision. Assign daily goals for yourself and fulfil them. This will boost your confidence for the exam and avoid wastage of precious time.
  • Know Your Strengths and Weaknesses: If you’re strong in Physics but average in Mathematics and weak in Chemistry, then you can turn your weaknesses into strengths for a good overall score by focusing on improvement areas. Take the help of your teachers or seniors to understand concepts better. Perfection in exam preparation is an imaginary concept. Yet, we can use some well thought out strategies to get closer to perfection!
  • Remember What You Learn: Due to the vastness of the syllabus, it is important to remember what you learn. Inorganic Chemistry, long formulae, some concepts - there’s much to remember. Best do it well as the stuff you need to learn by heart won’t take up too much time in the paper.
  • Study Material: Too many cooks spoil the broth. This adage holds true in the case of study material too. You must not experiment with too many sources and select only the reputed ones for the AP EAMCET 2017 examination.
  • Sample Papers: Sample papers and previous years’ papers will go a long way in helping you crack any exam. Solving sample papers will help you find your strengths and weaknesses and give perspective to your preparation.

Study Material


  • Physics for SEE – GBTU 2014
  • Concepts of Physics (Volume 1), by H.C. Verma
  • Concepts of Physics (Volume 2), by H.C. Verma
  • Xam Idea Physics (Class 12)
  • Tata McGraw Hill's Book for Physics


  • EAMCET Chemistry, Chapter-wise 23
  • Previous Years’ Solutions and 5 Mock Tests
  • Concepts of Organic Chemistry, by O.P. Tandon
  • NCERT Books for Classes 11 and 12
  • Concepts of Inorganic Chemistry by O.P. Tandon
  • A Textbook of Physical Chemistry for JEE Main & Advanced


  • Mathematics for SEE – GBTU 2014
  • Book by Arihant Publishers
  • Vedic Mathematics: The Student Taking Competitive Exams
  • Tata McGraw Hill's Book for Mathematics
  • Objective Maths by Amit M. Aggarwal
  • IIT JEE Mathematics: 39 Years Chapter-wise Solved Papers 1979-2017


  • NCERT Biology for Classes XI and XII
  • Trueman’s Biology
  • Objective Biology, by Dinesh Publications
  • Biology, by Pradeep Publications
  • Biology, by GRB Bathla’s Publications

Previous Years’ Papers

While preparing for AP EAMCET 2017 or any other competitive exam, it’s imperative that you practice previous years' papers for that particular examination. The more your practice, the sharper your skills get.

Here are previous years’ papers for AP EAMCET:


Admission in various colleges and universities is given after considering the cut-off marks, that are based on different factors like difficulty level of the exam, number of students appearing for the exam, number of students passing the exam and the availability of seats.

The Qualification Criteria for AP EAMCET is 25% of the total marks for unreserved category. There is no prescribed qualification score for SC or ST students.


‘Participating Institutions’ is the list of colleges or institutes that will provide admission to candidates on the basis of their performance in the AP EAMCET 2017 examination.

Some top participating institutes under AP EAMCET 2017 are as follows

  • Anjamma Agi Reddy Engineering College for Women
  • Anwar-Uloom College of Pharmacy
  • Andhra Yuvathi Mandali School of Pharmacy for Women
  • Bojjam Narasimhulu Pharmacy College for Women
  • Bhojreddy Engineering College for Women
  • City Women College of Engineering and Technology
  • Deccan College of Engineering and Technology
  • Deccan School of Pharmacy
  • G. Naraynamma Institute of Technology and Science
  • GPR College of Pharmacy, G. Pulla Reddy Educational Campus

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