AP State Eligibility Test (AP-SET) 2012 online application and important dates

Osmania University conducts Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (AP-SET) 2012 for Assistant Professors / Lecturers recruitment. Get in here to know AP-SET eligibility, cut-off marks, examination pattern and syllabus, how to apply for APSET 2012 exam and many more.

AP-SET 2012 exam is conducted by Osmania University which is the State Agency for Andhra Pradesh which conducts State Eligibility Test for 24 subjects for this year 2012. So now it invites applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of Assistant Professors / Lecturers in various Universities, Colleges and Higher Educational Institutions of Andhra Pradesh. So if you are looking for Government teaching jobs in Andhra Pradesh, grab this opportunity.

What is the eligibility criteria for AP State Eligibility Test (APSET) 2012 exam?

  • The candidates must have Master's Degree from a UGC recognized university and should have acquired at least 55% marks for General/OBC (50% marks for SC/ST/PH/VH) candidates.

  • Candidates who are pursuing their final year of PG examination and those who are awaiting for final year results are also eligible to apply for this exam.

  • Candidates should appear for AP-SET in the subject of their Post-Graduation only. If in case if your Post-Graduation subject is not included in the SET subject, then you can appear in UGC-NET/UGC-CSIR NET which is conducted twice a year.

  • There is no upper age limit to apply for AP-SET 2012 exam.

What is the syllabus and examination pattern for AP SET 2012?

AP SET 2012 Exam Pattern: The exam pattern of AP SET 2012 will be of objective type multiple choice questions which consists of three papers. All the three papers will be conducted on the same day of the examination on two separate sessions. There will be no negative marking for AP SET 2012 written test.
  • First Session-Paper I: This paper will have a total of 60 questions from which you need to attend 50 questions. This paper carries 100 marks with time duration of 1 1/4 hours. The timings of the written test will be from 9:30 am to 10:45 am.

  • First Session-Paper II: This papers will have 50 questions and all are compulsory which carries 100 marks. Time duration is 1 1/4 hours which is from 10:45 am to 12:00 noon.

  • Second Session-Paper III: This paper will have 75 questions and all are compulsory. This paper carries 150 marks with 2 1/2 hours duration. This will be held at 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm.

AP SET 2012 exam syllabus: Paper I is General Paper on Teaching and Aptitude, Paper II and II are Subject Papers. The questions will be from subjects such as Anthropology, Chemical Sciences, Commerce, Computer Science and Applications, Economics, Education, English, Earth Sciences, Life Sciences, Linguistics, Management, Hindi, History, Law, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Physical Education, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology, Telugu and Urdu.

AP-SET 2012 examination date and centers

The AP State Eligibility Test 2012 date is on 27th July 2012 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Refer above for test paper time schedules. The AP SET 2012 written test will be conducted in Hyderabad, Warangal, Nizamabad, Nalgonda, Visakhapatnam, Gunturm Rajahmundry, Nellore, Tirupati, Anantapur, Kadapa and Kurnool.

What is the Cut-off marks for AP SET 2012

To qualify for the final results of AP-SET 2012, the candidates need to have the below mentioned cut-off marks on each paper.

Paper I: General 40 (40%), BC 35(35%), SC/ST/PH/VH 35(35%)
Paper II: General 40(40%), BC 35(35%), SC/ST/PH/VH 35(35%)
Paper III: General 75(50%), BC 67.5(45%) rounded off to 68, SC/ST/PH/VH 60(40%)

How to get AP-SET exam 2012 hall tickets?

Hall tickets for AP SET exam 2012 will be available online 10 days before the commencement of the examination. Candidates can get their APSET 2012 hall ticket by providing their registration number and can take the printout of the same. So the hall tickets will not be sent to the candidates by any means. Candidates are requested to carry the hall ticket along with one additional photo identity on the day of the examination.

Application fees and how to apply for AP-SET 2012 exam for Assistant Professors /Lecturers

Application fees: Candidates have to get the challan form from the AP-SET official website and the OC category candidates have to pay700,500 for BC and250/- for SC/ST/PH/VH candidates. Remit the fees along with bank charge of20/- in any of the branch of State Bank of Hyderabad.

How to apply: Candidates are requested to keep ready their photo and signature scanned and bank challan receipt before applying online. Then you have to fill the online application form for AP-SET 2012 exam by accessing the following website -
AP SET 2012 online application form
After verifying for details hit the submit button and take the printout of filled in application form and send the form along with all relevant documents including fee payment receipt and it should reach AP-SET office before 13th of June 2012 to the address mentioned below. Don't forget to superscribe the envelop as "AP State Eligibility Test-2012"
Member Secretary
AP-SET office, II-Floor, Block-II
PGRR Center for Distance Education
Osmania University Campus
Hyderabad 500007 (AP)

Important dates for Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test 2012

Online application start date: 03.05.2012
Last date to apply online: 30.05.2012
Apply with late fee of 100: 1.6.2012 to 5.6.2012
Apply with late fee of 200: 6.6.2012 to 10.6.2012
AP SET 2012 written test date: 27.7. 2012(Friday) from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm

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Guest Author: mahender10 Oct 2012

hi sir,
am pursuing MCA,afterwords i want to attend for APSET.
Can you tell me best institution for computer science and applications.

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