Andhra Pradesh State Level Engineering, Agricultural & Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) is conducted by one of the state University for admission to BE/ BArch/ BTech (Agri/ Engg/Dairy Tech) courses in all engineering and medical colleges (including private as well as minority institutions) in Andhra Pradesh affiliated to the Universities namely Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural, Andhra Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakatiya, Nagarjuna, Osmania, Sri Krishnadevaraya, Sri Venkateswara; and Regional Engineering Colleges.
Eligibility : Candidates should have passed or appeared for the final year of Intermediate examination (10+2) with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as optionals or Vocational courses in the fields of Engineering and Technology held by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh or Diploma examination in Engineering/Architecture conducted by the State Board of Technical Education & Training or equivalent. Candidates must be of Indian Nationality and admission is open to residents of the State of Andhra Pradesh. They should complete 16 years of age by the date of commencement of admissions.
Admission Procedure : Application form and prospectus can be obtained from the Principal of the College or convenor, EAMCET or from the Head Post Offices of Andhra Pradesh. Completed applications should reach the Convener, EAMCET, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Mahaveer Marg, Masab Tank, Hyderabad 500028 or as notified by the prescribed date.
Selection : Selected is on the basis of merit in EAMCET. The test centers are at Anantapur, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam and Warangal or as notified from time to time. Candidates who seek admission to 5-year BArch course are required to appear for an Aptitude test separately, after qualifying the E A M C ET. The aptitude test is conducted at JNTU, School of planning & Architecture, Hyderabad.
Pattern & Medium of Examination: The test comprises of 200 questions of 3 hour duration. Questions are of multiple choice object type in Physics (50 marks), Chemistry (50 marks) and Mathematics (100 marks). Standard of the test is that of the intermediate exam. The medium of the test will be in English and Telugu. Candidates who have studied the qualifying examination in Urdu medium are allotted a Centre at Hyderabad.
Reservation of seats: 85% of the seats are reserved in favour of the local candidates. Reservation category include SC/ST/BC, children of defence personnel, sports, NCC, GOI nominees.
Domicile Restrictions: state residents (except GOI nominees). Following categories of candidates are considered eligible.
- study in state educational institutions for 4/7 consecutive academic years
- resident in local area for 4/7 years immediately preceding the date of commencement of qualifying exam or candidates who have resided in the state for 10 years or candidates whose parents have resided in the state for 10 years or candidates whose parents/who are spouses of those in the employment of the state/central govt./public sector corporations/local bodies/universities within the state.