APSET Exam 2020 for Lectures/Assistant Professors | Any Degree | Last Date: 19 September 2020

APSET Exam 2020: Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test (APSET-2020) for the year 2020 invites online application form from the eligible candidates for the post of Lecturers/ Assistant Professors. Candidates with the educational background of Any Degree are eligible to apply for this job. The selection process is based on written examination. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online at (https://apset.net.in/) website from 14 August to 19 September 2020. The detailed eligibility and application process are given below.

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APSET Exam 2020: 

Job Role Lectures/ Assistant Professors
Qualification Any Degree
Total Vacancies Not Disclosed
Experience Freshers
Salary Not Disclosed
Job Location Andhra Pradesh
Application Start Date 14 August 2020
Last Date 19 September 2020
Exam Date 06 December 2020

APSET Exam Detailed Eligibility:

Educational qualification: 

  • Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s Degree or equivalent examinations from universities/institutions recognised by UGC are eligible for this Test. The Backward Classes/Scheduled Caste(SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/ persons with disability(PWD) category candidates who have secured at least 50% marks (without rounding off) in Master’s degree or equivalent examination are eligible for this Test.
  • Candidates who have appeared or will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited or candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also apply for this test.
  • The PhD degree holders whose Master’s level examination had been completed by 19th September 1991(irrespective of date of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% in aggregate marks (i.e. from 55% to 50%) for appearing in SET.

Note: The candidates who have qualified earlier in APSET /UGC NET are not eligible to apply in the same subject they qualified.

Eligible subjects for APSET Exam:



  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Commerce
  • Computer Science & Application
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
  • Hindi
  • Journalism and Mass Communications
  • Law
  • Life Sciences
  • Library and Information Science
  • Management
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physical Education
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Sanskrit
  • Sociology
  • Social Work
  • Telugu
  • Urdu
  • Visual Arts

Age limit: There is no upper age limit for applying for eligibility for the test.

APSET Exam 2020 Selection Process:
  • The question paper – I which is common for all candidates appearing APSET will be bilingual (English and Telugu).
  • Paper-II for the following subjects a) Commerce b) Economics c) Education d) History e) political Science f) Public administration g) Sociology and h) Social work will be bilingual (English and Telugu). All the remaining papers are in English only except Hindi, Sanskrit, Telugu and Urdu.
  • 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.

Scheme of Examination:

Paper No. of Qns Marks Duration
Paper-I 50 100 1 Hour (09:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.) IST
Paper-II 100 200 2 Hours (10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.) IST

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.

Application Fee:

  • Rs. 1,200/- for General/EWS Category
  • Rs. 1,000/- for B.C. Category
  • Rs. 700/- for SC/ST/PWD/Transgender Category

Mode of Payment: Credit card/ Debit card/ Net banking.



Examination Centre: Visakhapatnam, Rajamahendravaram (Rajamundry), Guntur, Nellore, Ananthapur and Tirupati, Kadapa, Kurnool.

How to Apply for APSET Exam 2020?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this position online at (https://apset.net.in/) website from 14 August to 19 September 2020.

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APSET Exam – Important Dates:

  • APSET Notification: 09.08.2020
  • Commencement of Submission of Online Applications: 14.08.2020
  • Last date for Submission of Online Applications Without Late Fee (Only Registration Fee): 19.09.2020
  • With a Late fee of Rs. 1,000 + Registration Fee: 29.09.2020
  • With a Late fee of Rs. 2,000 + Registration Fee: 09.10.2020
  • With a Late fee of Rs. 5,000 + Registration Fee: ( Examination centre at Visakhapatnam only): 30.10.2020
  • Downloading of Hall Ticket: 26.11.2020
  • Date of examination: 06.12.2020