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  1. EAMCET

About

Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (AP EAMCET) is conducted by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada for candidates who wish to pursue engineering and Medical courses at one of the several state engineering colleges in Andhra Pradesh.

EAMCET was a common and combined exam for both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states till 2014. In 2015, after Telangana became a separate state, Andhra Pradesh began conducting a separate exam, i.e., AP EAMCET, while Telangana started to conduct TS EAMCET separately.

Eligibility

Applicants are required to belong to Andhra Pradesh and should satisfy the Local or Non-Local status – as per the requirements of the Andhra Pradesh Education Institutions order, 1974.

Eligibility for AP EAMCET 2016 depends on 3 factors :

Age criteria:

Course Category Age
Engineering GEN 17 - 22
SC / ST 17 - 25
Medical All 16 - upper limit

12th or equivalent exam:

Course Subjects Minimum percentage
B.Tech PCM 45 % (GEN)
40 % (RES)
Pharma & Science PCB 45 % (GEN)
40 % (RES)
MBBS & BDS PMB 50 % (GEN)
40 % (RES)

No. of attempts:

There is no limit to the no. of attempts.

Registration

Candidate can fill the form by following the given steps:

  1. To register for AP EAMCET 2016, official site
  2. Under the “Application” column click on “Apply Online” link
  3. Select the appropriate Registration Fee payment mode (AP Online / TS Online or Debit / Credit card) and follow the instructions in the booklet
  4. Candidates are required to scan and upload signature and photograph as specified in the booklet
  5. Candidates are required to keep the payment details ready along with the following details:

    1. Aadhaar card
    2. Birth Certificate/ Class X Certificate
    3. Class XII Hall Ticket
    4. Class XII Mark sheet
    5. Local Status
    6. Category details (if applicable)
    7. Income Certificate (if eligible)

Dates

Aspirants can check out the complete EAMCET 2016 schedule here:

Important dates
Notification of AP EAMCET-2016 Jan 29, 2016
Commencement of Submission of Online Application form Feb 3, 2016
Last date for submission of online applications Mar 21, 2016
Correction of Online Application data already submitted by the candidate Apr 3 - 9, 2016
Last date for Submission of Online Application with late fee of Rs. 500/- Apr 2, 2016
Last date for Submission of Online Application with late fee of Rs. 1,000/- Apr 11, 2016
Last date for Submission of Online Application with late fee of Rs. 5,000/- Apr 19, 2016
Downloading of Hall Tickets from the website Apr 21 - 27, 2016
Last date for Submission of Online Application with late fee of Rs 10,000/- Apr 27, 2016
Date of AP EAMCET Examination Apr 29, 2016
Declaration of Preliminary Key May 1, 2016
Last Date for receiving of objections on Preliminary Key May 6, 2016
Declaration of Ranks (Marks) May 16, 2016

Syllabus

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Maths
  1. 01. Physical world
  2. 02. Systems of particles and rotational motion
  3. 03. Motion in a straight line
  4. 04. Motion in a plane
  5. 05. Laws of motion
  6. 06. Work, energy and power
  7. 07. Units and measurements
  8. 08. Gravitation
  9. 09. Oscillations
  10. 10. Mechanical properties of fluids
  11. 11. Mechanical properties of solids
  12. 12. Thermal properties of matter
  13. 13. Kinetic theory
  14. 14. Thermodynamics
  15. 15. Ray optics and optical instruments
  1. 16. Waves
  2. 17. Wave optics
  3. 18. Electric charges and fields
  4. 19. Communication systems
  5. 20. Current electricity
  6. 21. Moving charges and magnetism
  7. 22. Magnetism and Matter
  8. 23. Alternating current
  9. 24. Electromagnetic waves
  10. 25. Electromagnetic induction
  11. 26. Atoms
  12. 27. Dual nature of radiation and matter
  13. 28. Semiconductor electronics
  14. 29. Nuclei
  15. 30. Electrostatic potential and capacitance
  1. 01. Stoichiometry
  2. 02. Chemical equilibrium and acids-bases
  3. 03. Hydrogen and its Compounds
  4. 04. States of matter: gases and liquids
  5. 05. Atomic structure
  6. 06. Thermodynamics
  7. 07. Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
  8. 08. Chemical bonding and molecular structure
  9. 09. The s – block elements
  10. 10. P- block elements group 13 (boron family)
  11. 11. P-block elements – group 14 (carbon family)
  12. 12. Environmental chemistry
  13. 13. Organic chemistry-some basic principles and techniques and hydrocarbons
  1. 14. Solid state
  2. 15. Solutions
  3. 16. Electrochemistry and chemical kinetics
  4. 17. Surface chemistry
  5. 18. General principles of metallurgy
  6. 19. P-block elements
  7. 20. D and f block elements & coordination compounds
  8. 21. Polymers
  9. 22. Biomolecules
  10. 23. Chemistry in everyday life
  11. 24. Haloalkanes and haloarenes
  12. 25. Organic compounds containing c, h and o
  13. 26. Organic compounds containing nitrogen
  1. 01. Theory of Equations
  2. 02. De Moivre’s Theorem
  3. 03. Matrices
  4. 04. Complex Numbers
  5. 05. Mathematical Induction
  6. 06. Quadratic Expressions
  7. 07. Permutations and Combinations
  8. 08. Functions
  9. 09. Partial fractions
  10. 10. Binomial Theorem
  11. 11. Hyperbolic Functions
  12. 12. Trigonometric Equations
  13. 13. Inverse Trigonometric Functions
  14. 14. Trigonometric Ratios up to Transformations
  15. 15. Properties of Triangles
  16. 16. Product of Vectors
  17. 17. Addition of Vectors
  1. 18. Random Variables and Probability Distributions
  2. 19. Probability
  3. 20. Measures of Dispersion
  4. 21. A pair of Straight Lines
  5. 22. Transformation of Axes
  6. 23. The Straight Line
  7. 24. Locus, Circle & Plane
  8. 25. Hyperbola, Ellipse & Parabola
  9. 26. Direction Cosines and Direction Ratios
  10. 27. Three-Dimensional Coordinates
  11. 28. System of circles
  12. 29. Limits and Continuity
  13. 30. Differentiation
  14. 31. Applications of Derivatives
  15. 32. Definite Integrals
  16. 33. Integration
  17. 34. Differential equations

To know the syllabus of Biology, refer to this article.

Pattern

The paper would comprise of three sections:

Subject No. of questions
Physics 40
Chemistry 40
Mathematics(Engineering) / Biology(Medical) 80
Total 160
  • The questions will be Objective-type carrying one (+1) mark each
  • No Negative Marking for incorrect answers

Preparation

  • Be thorough with your basics: Most of the question in UPTU UPSEE are asked with the motive of testing the basics of the students sitting for the examination. The more you read about a concept, the more you realise how each and every concept is applied to different questions.
  • Time management: You must allocate near to equal time to all the three subjects- Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics with a special focus on your weak subject.
  • Define your study material: Studying from too many sources often causes chaos and confusion. You should refrain from repeatedly studying the same concepts from different sources and instead stick to the few well known and established reference books. It is always better to evolve a concept through problem-solving rather than just reading textbooks.
  • Know your strengths and weaknesses: Your preparation is strictly governed by self-analysis. Knowing your weaknesses allows you to work on your weak concepts, so ask doubts and probe further into concepts. Leave no stone unturned!
  • Simulating examination: Take help of UPTU UPSEE previous years’ question papers, mock test papers, and of course, test series, and practice them under timed conditions. It is also important to adapt your body clock to the examination timings so that you can deliver your best in that duration.
  • Revision notes: Lastly, make proper notes of concepts that require regular revision. These could be mathematical formulae or important chemical reactions; basically, anything that is important and is expected to be remembered for the exam. These notes help you in your last minute preparation and helps you to quickly go through the concepts.

Books

Physics

  • Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov.
  • Concepts of Physics (both volumes) by HC Verma.
  • Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick & Walker.

Chemistry

  • Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon.
  • Numerical Chemistry by R.C. Mukherjee.
  • Chemistry for class XI, XII NCERT Text Book.
  • Organic Chemistry by M. S. Chauhan.

Mathematics

  • Higher Algebra by Hall Knight.
  • Algebra by Arihant Publication.
  • Differential Calculus by Arihant Publication.
  • Integral Calculus by Arihant Publication.
  • Plane Trigonometry Part 1 by S.L. Loney.
  • Plane Co-ordinate Geometry by S. L. Loney.

Biology

  • Trueman’s elementary biology Vol-I & Vol-II
  • Companion biology by K.Bhatti (Dinesh publication)
  • Objective biology by Dinesh
  • AIIMS explorer by MTG publication
  • Trueman’s objective biology

Previous year papers

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Qualification

Admissions to students in various colleges and universities will be given on the basis of the cut-off marks. The cut-off marks will be based on different factors such as the difficulty level of exam, number of students appeared for exam and the availability of seats. In the table given below, we have mentioned the previous year medical colleges cut-off:

College Open Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad OU (Male) 16 468
AU (Male) 18 452
SUV (Male) 20 120
OU (Female) 23 412
Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad OU (Male) 1 8320 (Special Category)
AU (Male) 40 158
OU (Female) 6 12824 (Special Category)
SUV (Female) 56 58
Guntur Medical College, Guntur AU (Male) 70 898
SUV (Male) 162 162
OU (Female) 519 519
AU (Female) 101 10894 (Special Category)

Qualifying marks are those marks which candidates will be needed to score in the examination to qualify. Minimum 25% marks will be required to score in the EAMCET examination to qualify it. Total 40 marks will be needed out of 160 to qualify EAMCET exam.

Colleges

Top institutes under EAMCET 2016 are as follows:

  • Abdul Kalam Institute of Technological Sciences
  • Aditya Engineering College
  • Amrita Sai Institute of Science and Technology
  • Anil Neerukonda Institute of Technology and Sciences
  • Annamacharya Institute of Technology & Sciences, Kadapa
  • Arjun College of Technology and Sciences
  • Aryabhata Institute of Technology and Science
  • Avanthi Institute of Engineering & Technology, Visakhapatnam
  • Azad Technical Campus
  • Bapatla Engineering College
  • Bharat Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Bhoj Reddy Engineering College for Women
  • Bonam Venkata Chalamayya Institute of Technology & Science
  • Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology
  • Chaitanya Engineering College
  • CM Engineering College
  • CMR College of Engineering and Technology
  • College of Engineering-Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
  • CVR College of Engineering
  • D.R.K. College of Engineering & Technology
  • D.V.R. College of Engineering and Technology
  • Dadi Institute of Engineering & Technology
  • Daita Madhusudana Sastry Sri Venkateswara Hindu College of Engineering
  • Deccan College of Engineering and Technology
  • Devineni Venkata Ramana & Dr. Hima Sekher MIC College of Technology
  • Dhanekula Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Dr. Paul Raj Engineering College
  • G. Narayanamma Institute of Technology and Science (For Women)
  • G. Pullaiah College of Engineering and Technology
  • G. Pulla Reddy Engineering College

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