APSET 2022: Andhra Pradesh SET, Application (Soon), Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

APSET 2022 Application Form will be released soon. On behalf of the Andhra Pradesh Government, the Andhra University, Visakhapatnam are conducting the APSET 2022. For the candidates who seek to become Assistant Professors or Lecturers in universities and degree colleges of Andhra Pradesh, this eligibility test is very important for them. 

Clearing this test will make the candidates eligible for the post of Assistant Professors/Lecturers in 26 Universities, 146 Government Degree Colleges, 1192 aided and unaided degree colleges within the state.

AP SET 2022 Notification: To be released

APSET 2022 Application Form will be released soon. Click here for application details.

APSET 2022 Highlights:

Exam Name AP SET 2022
AP SET Full-Form Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test
Type of Exam State Eligibility Test
Level of Exam State Level
Organizing Body Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
Mode of Application  Online Mode
Mode of Exam Offline Mode (PPT)
Exam Duration 03 Hours
Exam Date Will be Available
Official Website https://apset.net.in/

APSET 2022 Quick Links:

Application / Registration Click Here
Eligibility Click Here
Syllabus Click Here
Exam Pattern Click Here
Admit Card Click Here
Exam Centers Click Here
Answer Key Click Here
Result Click Here
Contact Number Click Here
Preparation Tips Click Here

APSET 2022 Important Dates:

AP SET 2022 Notification Dates 
Commencement of Submission of Online Applications August 2022 
Last date for Submission of Online Applications Without Late Fee (Only Registration Fee) October 2022 
With a Late fee of Rs. 1,000 + Registration Fee October 2022
With a Late fee of Rs. 2,000 + Registration Fee October 2022
With a Late fee of Rs. 5,000 + Registration Fee ( Examination center at Visakhapatnam only) November 2022 
Downloading of Hall Ticket December 2022
Date of examination December 2022

APSET 2022 Registration:

Step 1:

A registration link is provided on the official website of the Andhra Pradesh University.
The candidates need to fill up the registration form and that they also will be asked for a password.
This password and the registered email id are needed for completing the registration process.
Certain information of the registration form like Candidate Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, Email ID, and Mobile number can not be changed after submission.

Step 2:

After the first step of registration is complete, the candidate can get an email at the registered email address.
Using the registered email and password, the candidate can need to fill the rest of the form.
Scanned photograph, signature, and caste/disability certificate (whichever applicable) are uploaded.
The duly filled form is submitted together with an application fee.

Step 3:

The application fee is often paid via Internet Banking, IMPS, Credit Card/Debit Card (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), and cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.
An additional service charge also will be applicable.
Once paid, the fee won’t be refunded.
The structure of the application fee for various classes is:

For OC / EWS Category Candidates  : ₹ 1200/- 
For BC-A,BC-B,BC-C,BC-D,BC-E Category Candidates  : ₹ 1000/- 
For SC/ST/PWD/Transgender  : ₹ 700/- 

For future reference, a printout of the application acknowledgment form ought to be taken.


Eligibility Criteria APSET 2022:

To be eligible to appear within the APSET 2022, the candidates should fulfill certain criteria which are mentioned below:
The candidates ought to have cleared their Master’s exam (or equivalent degree) with a minimum of 55% marks from a UGC recognized university.
A relaxation 50% is provided to the candidates who belong to the reserved categories (OBC (non-creamy layer)/SC/ST/PWD).
Those who hold a Ph.D. degree and have completed their Master’s level test on or before Sept 1991 are also provided a 5% relaxation in their aggregate marks. Please note that the date mentioned is for the test, irrespective of when the result was declared.
The candidates are advised to appear in the subject that they need done post-graduation. If the subject isn’t present within the list, a related subject can be chosen.
There is no upper age limit to appear within the APSET 2022.
The candidates who have a postgraduate diploma/certificate awarded by Indian University or hold a foreign degree/diploma/certificate awarded by the foreign University/institute ought to ascertain the value of their degree/diploma/certificate with Master/s degree of Indian universities recognized from Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi.
Those who have already qualified for the APSET (in the previous years) with a particular subject cannot appear for the APSET 2022 within the same subject.
The qualified candidates will apply for the Assistant Professor/Lecturer post solely within the Andhra Pradesh universities/colleges from wherever they need to be cleared their SET.

APSET 2022 Exam Pattern:

Paper Marks Number of Question Duration
I 100 50 1 Hours 
II 200 100 2 Hours 

Paper-I shall be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidate. Paper-I shall consist of 50 objective type questions. Each question will carry 2 marks.

Paper-II shall consist of 100 objective type questions based on the subject selected by the candidate. Each question will carry 2 marks.

The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper – I and Paper – II on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) Sheet provided along with the test booklet

There is no negative marking.

Medium of Question Paper

  1. The question paper – I which is common for all candidates appearing APSET will be bilingual (English and Telugu).
  2. Paper – II for the following subjects a) Commerce b) Economics c) Education d) History e) Political Science f) Public Administration and g) Sociology will be bilingual (English and Telugu). All the remaining papers are in English only except Hindi, Sanskrit, Telugu and Urdu.

Recommended Books for AP SET 2022:

Applicants who will participate in the upcoming APSET 2022 Examination can refer to these books mentioned below. Important books for the preparation of the entrance exam are as follows;

Sr. No. Books Name Links
1 Verbal Reasoning In English Language Book Click Here
2 Current Affairs Yearly 2022 Click Here
3 Teaching and Research Aptitude Solved MCQs for SET & CSIR UGC NET Exam Click Here
4 SET (State Eligibility Test) Teaching & Research Aptitude (Common Paper for All) Click Here 
5 General Studies Manual Paper-1 2022 Click Here 

AP SET 2022 Admit Card:

The admit card for APSET 2022 is made available on the official website and the candidates can download it by using their application number, password, and security key. The admit card can contain candidates’ name, roll number, signature, photograph and center, date, and time of the examination.

AP SET 2022 Exam Center:

The center of the test is in any of the subsequent cities:

Sno Regional Centre Code Regional Centre Name







Result of APSET 2022:

After the successful commencement of the test, the result is uploaded on the official website. The candidates are able to see their results by entering the required credentials. Those who clear the APSET 2022 are called for document verification and further selection method.


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