Andhra Pradesh Engineering Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test [ AP EAMCET ]

By Srushti Pargat Last Updated: November 30th, 2020

AP EAMCET or Engineering Agriculture and Medical Common Test is an entrance examination for the students who are willing to take admission in either medical or engineering colleges in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The examination is conducted by the state education board of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. It is arranged to cater admission to eligible candidates into several UG programs. This examination is scheduled at State Level, and the candidates need to obtain the qualifying marks to get admission in Engineering, Agriculture, and Medicine offered by many universities and private colleges in Andhra Pradesh. The conducting authority is the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada (JNTUK). The results are declared two weeks after the examination. The type of questions asked in this entrance examination is 'Multiple Choice Question' (MCQ). The merit list is based on 25% marks of the higher secondary examination and the remaining 75% on the marks obtained in AP EAMCET. Every year, approximately five to six lakh students appear for AP EAMCET.

Exam Name AP EAMCET - Andhra Pradesh Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test 
Conducting Body Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada 
Level State Level 
Course Engineering, Agriculture, and Medical 
AP EAMCET Official website 
Exam Mode Online (CBT) 
Exam Purpose Admission in Engineering, Agriculture and Medical courses offered by universities and private colleges in Telangana/Andhra Pradesh.

AP EAMCET 2021 - Important Updates

Stated below are the tentative exam dates for AP EAMCET 2021.

Events Dates (Tentative) 
Release of Notification/Application Fourth week of February 2021 
Last date for application submission (no late fee) Last week of March 2021 
Last date of Application submission (with late fee) Third week of April 2021 
Mock Test availability March 2021 
Application Correction Starts April 2021 
Hall Ticket release Third week of April 2021 
AP EAMCET Exam Third or fourth week of April 2021 
Release of Preliminary Answer Key Last week of April 2021 
Last date for submission of objections/suggestions for Preliminary Key First week of May 2021 
Rank Card release date Second week of May 2021 
Counselling process starts Second week of June 2021 

AP EAMCET Application Form

Aspiring students can find the AP EAMCET 2021 application details as given below.

  • The Application process of AP EAMCET 2021 will be available online from the last week of February 2021. 
  • The process of registration will be open till the last week of March 2021 without any extra late fee. With a late fee, the form can be filled is till April 2021.
  • The applicants can register for the application through the online link provided on the website.
  • Candidates must make sure to complete all steps of the application process, including the fee payment before the last date to avoid a late fee.
  • Prior to filling the form, students are advised to go through the complete instructions and eligibility criteria.
  • Applicants will also be able to correct the application, in case of a mistake in the filled details from April 2021.
  • The process for applying in AP EAMCET 2021 will be accessible online from the last week of February 2021.

AP EAMCET Application Fee 

Students will be able to pay the application fee online using Debit/Credit card/Net banking method. Applicants can also pay at several AP Online centres. 

Candidates can find below the streamwise application fee for AP EAMCET. 

Stream Application Fee (without late fee) 
Agriculture ₹500 + Transaction charges 
Engineering ₹500 + Transaction charges 
Both Engineering and Agriculture Stream ₹1000 + Transaction charges 

AP EAMCET Application

Aspiring students will be able to get the AP EAMCET 2021 Application Form through online mode only. The application form is likely to begin from the last week of February 2021. Aspiring candidates are suggested to fill Application Form before the last date of submission to avoid the late fine. The last date to fill the AP EAMCET application form without penalty will be the last week of March 2021.

There is no offline method to submit the application form. Students must keep the application safe for further use.

Step 1: Visit the official website

  • Candidates must open the official website of AP EAMCET to begin registration.
  • Click on the link 'Online Application'.
  • A new page displaying the fee payment gateway will open.

Step 2: Application Fee Payment

Students can make the fee payment through two modes, i.e. visit any AP Online centres or make the payment through the payment gateway/debit/credit card/net banking.

  • Select the 'fee payment' tab.
  • The payment page will be visible on your screen.
  • Applicants have to fill Qualifying Exam Hall Ticket Number, Candidates Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, Email ID, Stream and Fee Amount.
  • After filling all the details, select "Initiate Payment" option.
  • Select the payment type, which includes net banking (SBI/HDFC)/Net banking(other banks)/credit card/debit card.
  • Enter the card details and select Pay option
  • Candidates are advised to not double click buttons, click the back/refresh button or close the browser during this process.
  • The confirmation of a successful payment will be shown with the 'Transaction is successful' message
  • Candidates are suggested to note down the Payment Id for future use.
  • Select the 'Proceed to Fill Application' option, and a display screen will appear.

Step 3: Filling the Registration Form and Uploading the images

After the previous step, a new page will be displayed, fill in all the required details and click on Proceed to Fill application.

Given below are the details that are required to be filled to complete the application process.

  • Candidate Name
  • Father's Name
  • Mother's Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Address
  • Qualifying Exam
  • Stream
  • Aadhaar Card Number/Enrollment No. (optional)
  • Birth District
  • Birth State
  • Ration Card Number
  • Category
  • Special Reservation Category
  • Local Area
  • Minority/Non-Minority
  • Annual Income of the Parents (in ₹)
  • Candidate Bank Details
  • Test Centre Preference
  • Upload Scanned Images

Step 4: Recheck and Verify Your Entered Details

  • After filling all the details, verify the details thoroughly and carefully read the Declaration at the end of the page.
  • Mark the 'I accept the Terms and Conditions' button.
  • Choose the 'Submit' button to submit the application form.
  • In case if a student has not filled all the details, a message box will appear showing the entries which are not entered or selected by the candidate.
  • When the application form is completed and submitted, a message window will appear which will ask you to confirm and submit the application form.
  • Select the 'Submit' button to submit form at the end.

Step 5: Print Application Form

  • A popup window will open.
  • Select on 'Print Application'.
  • The candidate's registration form will be displayed on the screen.
  • Candidates can then 'Print' or 'Download' the application form.

Students are suggested to complete fee payment and submit the application form at the earliest. This will allow the authorities to assign the chosen centre as opted by the candidate. Test Centers are allotted on a first-come-first-serve basis.

AP EAMCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the eligibility requirements of AP EAMCET 2021 before applying for the exam.


  • The candidate applying must be an Indian National or OCI/PIO cardholder.
  • The applicant must be of AP/Telangana State and satisfy Local/Non-Local status as laid down by AP/ Telangana Educational Institutions.

Course Wise Eligibility

Engineering Courses

  • The candidate must have passed their Class XII with PCM as an optional vocational program in Engineering and Technology fields organized by BIE, AP/Telangana   OR
  • The applicants who have cleared the diploma exam in Engineering organized by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, AP/Telangana, or an equivalent recognized degree by the relevant Board.
  • As per the age requirement, candidates applying for Engineering programs should have completed 16 years of age as of December 31, 2021. No upper age limit is mentioned.

Agriculture and Medical Courses

  • The student must have cleared his/her class XII exam from a recognised board or university of AP/ Telangana.
  • The aspiring candidate must have completed 17 years of age as on December 31, 2021, and an upper age limit of 22 years is set for all the candidates. 25 years is the upper age limit set for the SC/ST candidates.
  • For students applying for Pharma D, the student must have obtained at least 45% marks (40% for reserved category) in the subjects taken in the qualifying examination.

AP EAMCET 2021 Exam Pattern

Examinees must know about the AP EAMCET exam pattern given below.

  • Mode of exam: AP EAMCET 2021 exam will be held in the online mode.
  • Subjects: The exam will contain questions from Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.
  • Language: Students will be able to appear for the exam in the Telugu and English languages.
  • Number and Type of Questions: Total of 160 MCQs will be asked in the exam.
  • Duration of Exam: Students will get time duration of 3 hours to complete the paper.
  • Marking Scheme: For a correct answer, one mark will be awarded. There is no negative marking.

The table below mentions the distribution of questions. 

Subjects Number of Questions 
Chemistry 40 
Mathematics 80 
Physics 40 
Total 160 

AP EAMCET Syllabus

  • The AP EAMCET Syllabus is designed according to the syllabus which BIE, AP has introduced for the intermediate level examination.
  • The questions in the test assess the knowledge and level of understanding of the subject. 
  • The syllabus has topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects. 
  • Candidates are advised to thoroughly read the syllabus to avoid wastage of time by preparing for unnecessary topics. 

AP EAMCET 2021 Preparation Tips

Students are advised to take help of the tips given below to prepare for the exam.

  • A study time-table for practising is essential to prepare in the best way.
  • Attempting several mock tests in online or offline modes is also a good way to practice.
  • Aspiring candidates must know the details of exam pattern, syllabus and marking scheme and start the preparation.
  • Candidates must make brief notes and go through them in detail.
  • Students are advised to discuss topics with their friends or teachers and clarify any doubts before the exam.

Courses Available Under AP EAMCET 

AP EAMCET is held for undergraduate admission in AP/Telangana.

Mentioned below are the courses to which entry will be provided on qualifying AP EAMCET. 

Engineering Agriculture and Medical 
B. Pharmacy B.F.Sc. 
B.F.Sc B.Pharm 
B.Sc. (Ag) B.Sc. (CA and BM) 
B.Sc. (Hort) B.Sc. (Ag.) 
B.Tech B.Sc. (Hort) 
B.Tech. (Agr. Engg.) B.Tech. (Bio-Technology) (Bi. PC.) 
B.Tech. (Dairy Technology) B.Tech. (FST) 
B.Tech. (Food Science and Technology) B.V.Sc. and AH 
B.V.Sc. and A.H Pharm-D (Bi. PC) 
Pharma. D.  

AP EAMCET Test Centers 

Mentioned below is the list of AP EAMCET test centres from which candidates have to choose while filling the registration form. 

Test Centres Test Centres Test Centres Test Centres Test Centres 
Amalapuram Gajuwaka Kavali Narasapuram Rajampeta 
Anakapalle Gooty Kurnool Narasaraopeta Secunderabad 
Anandapuram Gudlavalleru LB Nagar Nellore Srikakulam 
Anantpur Gudur Machilipatnam Ongole Tadepalligudem 
Bhimavaram Guntur Madanapalle Proddatur Tekkali 
Bobbili Hindupur Markapuram Puttaparthi Tirupati 
Chirala Kadapa Mylavaram Puttur Vijayawada 
Chittoor Kakinada Nacharam Rajahmundry Visakhapatnam 
Eluru Kanchikacherla Nandyal Rajam Vizianagaram 


Q. Is there a common application form to appear for engineering and agriculture courses?

A. Yes, candidates have to ensure to mark the sections of engineering and agriculture exams while filling the AP EAMCET application form.

Q. What is the level of test difficulty of AP EAMCET?

A. In AP EAMCET 2019, the pass percentage for agriculture and similar courses was 83.64% , whereas engineering stream had 74.39%. Hence, the exam difficulty level is moderate.

Q. Is there an option for application correction for AP EAMCET?

A. Yes, applicants can modify their details in the application form for AP EAMCET.

Q. Do I need to upload documents or certificates at the time of filling the form?

A. No, the applicants for AP EAMCET do not need to upload documents or certificates at the time of filling the application form.

Q. Are the candidates who do not stay in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana eligible for the examination?

A. Yes, students from all over India can apply for the examination if they fulfil the stated eligible criteria.

Best wishes to all the AP EAMCET aspirants from the CollegeMarg Team!

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