AP.SET - 2012 Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (AP.SET) Conducted by Osmania University ,Hyderabad-500 007,
Eligibility & Fee Structure:
Only those candidates who have completed or are pursuing the
final year of PG degree in related subjects are eligible to
appear AP. SET. Others need not apply.
Candidates who have
secured atleast 55% marks (without grace or rounding
off) in the Masterís degree ( for OC & BC) and 50%
marks (without grace or rounding off) for
Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST)/Physically
category candidates are eligible for this examination.
Candidates who have appeared
(or) will be appearing at the qualifying Masterís Degree
examination and whose result is still awaited
(or) candidates whose examinations have been delayed may also
apply for this test. However, such candidates will be
admitted provisionally and shall be considered eligible for
award of Lectureship eligibility only after they have passed their
Masterís Degree examination (or) equivalent with atleast 55%
marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PH/VH candidates). Such candidates must obtain their P.G degree mark sheet within one
year from the date of SET with the required percentage of marks,
failing which they will be treated as disqualified.
Ph.D. degree holders whose
Masterís level examination has been completed (irrespective
of date of declaration of result) shall
be eligible for relaxation of 5% of marks from 55% to 50% to
appear in the AP.SET Examination.
Candidates have to appear
for AP-SET in the subject of their Post-Graduation only.
In case the subject of a candidate is not included in the list of SET subjects, the
candidate may appear in UGC-NET / UGC-CSIR NET which is held twice a
The candidates who qualify in
the test are eligible to apply for the post of Asst.
Professors / Lecturers in various
universities and degree colleges of higher education in Andhra
Pradesh. They will be given a pass-certificate and the
validity period of certificate is forever.
Candidates other than
general category are required to mention of their social
status (BC/SC/ST/PH/VH) in the online application form. The candidates in their own interest must
satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the test. In
case their ineligibility is detected by the Agency at any
stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be
liable for legal action.
Candidates may note that the verification of eligibility
conditions with reference to the documents (PG qualification
certificates, caste certificates and certificates related to
PH/VH) as may be called for will be taken up only after the
candidate has qualified in the test. If in the event of the
candidate being found ineligible at any stage for the award
due to any
reason, the award may be withdrawn by AP.SET.
Candidates should note that
their candidature is provisional. The mere fact that an
admission card has been issued to a candidate will not imply that the university has finally
accepted his/her candidature. Candidates may note that their
candidature will be deemed final upon verification of
The candidates will not be
given any mark sheet from the AP.SET office whether they have
qualified or not qualified. No revaluations of papers are allowed
for SET Examination. The SET agency will issue certificates to the
qualified candidates only after careful verification of the
concerned certificates of the candidate.
The same photograph of
the candidate which is printed on the hall ticket will also be
Printed on the certificate to be issued by
the Office of the AP.SET.
No upper age limit.
5. Number of Chances:
A candidate can avail any number of
6. Exemption (Eligibility for
AP-SET shall remain the minimum
eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of
Assistant Professors in universities/
colleges/institutions. However, the candidates, who have been
awarded a Ph. D. Degree in accordance with the University
Commission (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of Ph.D.
Degree) Regulations, 2009, shall be exempted from the
requirement of the minimum eligibility condition of AP.SET for
recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor or
positions in universities/ colleges/ institutions.
For AP- SET Candidates: The
candidates who have cleared the State Eligibility Test (AP-SET)
accredited by UGC for eligibility for Lectureship
held prior to 1st June 2002, are exempted from appearing in NET,
being eligible to apply for Lectureship anywhere in India. For
AP- SET held from 1st June 2002 onwards, the qualified candidates
are eligible to apply for the post of Lecturer only in the
universities/ colleges belonging to the state from where they have
cleared their AP-SET.
7. FEE STRUCTURE AND
MODE OF PAYMENT:
The Registration fee/late fee
has to be paid through bank challan only, which is provided
along with the online application form in the AP-SET
website. Candidates are to be required to take the printout
of the prescribed bank challan from the AP-SET website and
after the payment of fee it has to be enclosed with the
printed filled in online application form.