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AP EAMCET 2018 - The Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test commonly known as AP EAMCET is administered by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Kakinada. AP EAMCET 2018 will be held for admission to 29 B.Tech courses offered by around 309 institutes in Andhra Pradesh. Online registration for AP EAMCET 2018 is likely to start in the second week of February 2018. Students who wish to apply for the entrance examination must fill and submit AP EAMCET application form 2018 within the given time period. Before applying aspirants must go through AP EAMCET 2018 eligibility criteria to know if they are eligible for admission. AP EAMCET is a computer-based test to be held in nearly 40 regions of the state. Candidates appearing in AP EAMCET 2018 have to attempt 160 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. On the basis of AP EAMCET result, JNTU will carry out the counselling and seat allotment process. In 2017, a total number of 1,23,974 students qualified AP EAMCET for admission in the participating institutes. Candidates can get complete information about AP EAMCET 2018 such as eligibility criteria, important dates, application form, syllabus and more below on this page.


AP EAMCET 2018 - Overview

Exam name Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test
Exam category Undergraduate
Exam level State
Conducting Body Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada
Commonly known as AP EAMCET
Programmes covered B.Tech./ B.E.
Exam Duration 3 hours

AP EAMCET Important Dates 2018

The important dates of AP EAMCET 2018 provide dates of various events related to the entrance examination. JNTU is expected to release AP EAMCET important dates 2018 in the second week of February. Candidates can check tentative dates of AP EAMCET 2018 below in the table:

S.No. AP EAMCET 2018 events Important dates
1 AP EAMCET 2018 notification Second week of February 2018
2 AP EAMCET application form available on Second week of February 2018
3 Last date to submit application form Third week of March 2018
4 Last date to submit applications with late fee of Rs. 500 Fourth week of March 2018
5 Correction window for AP EAMCET application form Fourth week of March 2018
6 Last date for submission of applications with late fee of Rs. 1000 Second week of April 2018
7 Last date for receipt of online applications with late fee of Rs. 5000 Third week of April 2018
8 AP EAMCET admit card releases on Third week of April 2018
9 Last date for receipt of applications with late fee of Rs. 10000 Fourth week of April 2018
10 AP EAMCET 2018 exam Fourth week of April 2018
11 Publication of AP EAMCET preliminary key Last week of April 2018
12 Receiving of objections on answer key First week of May 2018
13 Declaration of result First week of May 2018

AP EAMCET Eligibility Criteria 2018

Before filling the application form candidates must go through AP EAMCET 2018 eligibility criteria and apply only if they fulfill all the requirements stated in it. Aspirants can check AP EAMCET eligibility criteria required to appear for the entrance test below:

Nationality- Candidates should be of Indian nationality or Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) / Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card holders.

Domicile- Candidates should belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh / Telangana and they must satisfy local /non-local status requirements as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh / Telangana.

Age requirement- Applicants must have completed 16 years of age as on

December 31, 2018. There is no upper age limit.

Academic qualification - As per HPCET eligibility criteria 2018, candidates have to satisfy the following requirements in terms of academic qualification:

  • Candidate must pass or appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry recognised by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh/ Telangana.
  • In the qualifying examination, candidates must secure a minimum 45% in aggregate (40% in case of reserved category).
  • Candidates who have passed or appeared at the final year of the Diploma examination in Engineering conducted by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh / Telangana are eligible for AP EAMCET 2018.

AP EAMCET Application Form 2018

The application form of AP EAMCET 2018 will be released online by JNTU in the second week of February. Candidates have to fill and submit AP EAMCET application form 2018 within the specified time period. Before filling the application form of AP EAMCET, applicants have to pay Rs. 450 through AP online or credit card/ debit card/ net banking. Applicants have to complete all the steps given below to successfully apply for AP EAMCET 2018:

Step 1) Payment of AP EAMCET application fee

Step 2) Filling AP EAMCET 2018 application form

Step 3) Uploading scanned images of photograph and signature

Step 4) Print out of filled in AP EAMCET application formalities

AP EAMCET Exam Centres 2018

JNTU will conduct AP EAMCET 2018 in 40 regions spread across 14 districts of Andhra Pradesh. Applicants will be allotted AP EAMCET exam centre as per their choices of region submitted at the time of filling the application form. Candidates, who have studied the qualifying examination in Urdu medium and wish to avail assistance for translating the questions into Urdu, will be allotted an AP EAMCET exam centre at Kurnool only.

AP EAMCET Admit Card 2018

The admit card of AP EAMCET 2018 will be issued to candidates online. AP EAMCET admit card will be released in the third week of April 2018. Candidates can download AP EAMCET 2018 admit card through their registration number and password. AP EAMCET hall ticket will bear the exam schedule, name and address of the exam centre allotted to candidates. Before taking a print out of the admit card candidates must check personal details mentioned on the admit card and in case of any discrepancy they must report about it to the concerned authority for rectification.

AP EAMCET Exam Pattern 2018

The exam pattern of AP EAMCET 2018 consists information about the overall structure of the entrance examination. Candidates preparing for AP EAMCET are advised to go through the exam pattern to get an insight about the medium of question paper, total number of marks, marking scheme, duration etc. AP EAMCET 2018 exam pattern will help candidates to prepare for the examination in a more organised way. Check the Exam Pattern of AP EAMCET 2018 in the table given below:

AP EAMCET exam pattern

Particular Details
Examination mode Computer-based test
Medium of entrance test English and Telugu
Type of questions Multiple Choice Questions
Sections Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
Total no. of questions Mathematics: 80
Physics: 40
Chemistry: 40
Total no. of marks 160
Marking Scheme Correct answer- +1
Incorrect answer- 0
Duration 3 hours

AP EAMCET Programmes 2018

Through AP EAMCET 2018, the participating institutes will offer admission to 29 undergraduate engineering courses. The list of programmes are listed below:

AP EAMCET list of courses

S.No. Course name Course code
1 Aeronautical Engineering ANE
2 Aerospace Engineering ASE
3 Civil Environmental Engineering CEE
4 Chemical Engineering CHE
5 Chemical Petro Engineering CPE
6 Electronics And Computer Engineering ECM
7 Automobile Engineering AUT
8 Naval Architecture And Marine Engineering NAM
9 Electronics And Instrumentation Engineering EIE
10 Computer Science And Systems Engineering CSS
11 Electronics And Telecommunication Engineering ETC
12 Geo-Informatics GIN
13 Metallurgical Engineering MET
14 Metallurgy And Material Engineering MMT
15 Petroleum Engineering And Technology PET
16 Commercial Agricultural And Business Mgmt CAB
17 Chemical (CERAMIC) Technology CER
18 Instrumentation Engineering And Technology IST
19 Mining Engineering MIN
20 Power Engineering PWR
21 Textile Technology TEX
22 Computer Science And Information Technology CIT
23 Civil Engineering CIV
24 Computer Science And Engineering CSE
25 Electronics And Communication Engineering ECE
26 Electrical And Electronics Engineering EEE
27 Electronics Engineering ELE
28 Information Technology INF
29 Mechanical Engineering MEC

AP EAMCET Syllabus 2018

The Syllabus of AP EAMCET 2018 is defined for candidates appearing in the entrance examination. AP EAMCET syllabus consists topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics that candidates need to study for the examination. Candidates must cover each section of the syllabus prescribed to them in order to score well in the examination.

AP EAMCET Sample Papers 2018

Sample papers of AP EAMCET 2018 are prepared for candidates appearing in the entrance test. Candidates should make a habit to practice AP EAMCET 2018 sample papers to score better in the examination. Regular practice of sample papers or previous years’ AP EAMCET question papers will help candidates to analyse their level of preparation. By solving the sample papers of AP EAMCET candidates will be able to figure out the topics they need to revise. Aspirants who wish to excel in the examination must download AP EAMCET 2018 sample papers and practice it regularly.

AP EAMCET Mock Test 2018

The mock test of AP EAMCET 2018 will be available online in the third week of February. Candidates simply have to click on the ‘Sign in’ button to take the mock test. Aspirants must take AP EAMCET mock test to get familiar with the computer-based test (CBT) mode so that they don’t face any problem while appearing for the actual examination.

AP EAMCET Answer Key 2018

The preliminary answer key of AP EAMCET 2018 will be released online in the fourth week of April. JNTU will publish AP EAMCET answer key in PDF file format for all the sessions of the examination. With the help of the answer key candidates can calculate the probable score and know about their performance in the entrance examination. The preliminary answer key of AP EAMCET can also be challenged by candidates. The final answer key of AP EAMCET 2018 will be released along with the result in the first week of May 2018.

AP EAMCET Result 2018

The result of AP EAMCET will be declared online in the first week of May 2018. To check AP EAMCET result 2018 candidates have to log in through their hall ticket number, registration number and date of birth. AP EAMCET result will comprise the qualifying status of the candidates, marks obtained and ranks secured by the candidates in the entrance test.

AP EAMCET Cutoff 2018

JNTU will release AP EAMCET 2018 cutoff in the form of closing rank based on which candidates will be allotted seats in the desired course and institute. AP EAMCET cutoff 2018 will be released for each member institute and it will vary for each course, institute and category. Only those candidates whose rank will fall within the declared AP EAMCET cutoff rank will be able to take admission.


Candidates obtaining 25% or more in AP EAMCET will be ranked in order of their merit. However, there is no minimum qualifying marks prescribed for candidates belonging to SC/ST category. The rank card of AP EAMCET will be available for download few days after the result announcement. While preparing AP EAMCET rank list 75% weightage will be given to marks secured in AP EAMCET 2018 and 25% weightage to the marks secured in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry of the qualifying examination.

AP EAMCET Counselling 2018

The counselling of AP EAMCET 2018 will be carried out online in the second week of June. Candidates selected for AP EAMCET counselling have to pay the counselling fee and then report at the designated helpline centres for document verification. After completion of documents verification candidates have to fill in choices of colleges and courses online as per their preference and then freeze their options.

AP EAMCET Seat Allotment 2018

The seat allotment of AP EAMCET 2018 will be done based on candidates’ rank and choice preference. AP EAMCET seat allotment result will be published online. Candidates have to download allotment order, report through self-reporting system and then report at the allotted college for admission.

AP EAMCET Participating Institutes 2018

Through AP EAMCET 2018, around 309 institutes will offer admission to the eligible candidates. Some of the popular AP EAMCET participating institutes are listed in the table below:

S.No. Institute name
1 Aditya College Of Engineering
2 Bonam Venkata Chalamaiah Institute of Technology and Science
3 A U College Of Engineering
4 G M R Institute Of Technology
5 Gayathri Vidya Parishad College of Engineering
6 Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering
7 Anil Neerukonda Institute of Technology And Science
8 Lakireddy Balireddy College of Engineering
9 Vishnu Institute of Technology
10 Anu College of Engineering and Technology

Contact details

Government Polytechnic,
Near Benz Circle,
Vijayawada-520 008
Phone number- 8340888001, 8340888002, 8340888003, 8340888004


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