Eligibility Criteria for EAMCET

Published On: 02 Apr 2012

 | Last Updated On: 16 May 2014

EAMCET is a national level entrance exam, which is conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH) on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) every year to select bright students from different parts of our country. It is known as the Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET). The EAMCET is held for taking admission to various professional courses offered in university/ private colleges in the state of Andhra Pradesh for academic year 2014-2015.

Candidates who are interested in taking admission for the session 2014-15, can start filling the EAMCET application form as the EAMCET exam dates are announced. Before applying for the EAMCET candidates must fulfill the below mentioned eligibility criteria -

Eligibility Criteria for EAMCET Exam 2014 –

Candidates satisfying the following requirements shall be eligible to appear for EAMCET-2014:

1) Candidates should be of Indian nationality or Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card holders.

2) Candidates should belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh. The candidates should satisfy Local/Non-Local status requirements as laid down in the A.P. Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admission) order, 1974 as subsequently amended.

3) For Engineering, B.Pharm (M.P.C), B.Tech (Dairy), B.Tech (Ag. Engineering), B.Tech [Food Science and Technology (FS & T)], B.Sc. [Commercial Agriculture and Business Management (CA & BM)] courses:

(i) Candidates should have passed or appeared for the final year of intermediate examination (10+2 pattern) with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as optional or related vocational courses in the fields of Engineering and Technology, conducted by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh, along with bridge course or courses conducted by it for candidates enrolled from academic year 2000 onwards, or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh.

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Candidates should have passed or appeared at the final year of the Diploma examination in Engineering conducted by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Andhra Pradesh or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, A.P.

(ii) a) In the case of Engineering and Pharmacy courses, candidates should have completed 16 years of age, as on 31st December of the year of admission. There is no upper age limit.

b) In the case of B.Tech (Dairy Technology), B.Tech (Ag Engineering), B.Tech (FST) and B.Sc (CA & BM), Candidates should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission and an upper age limit of 22 years for all the candidates and 25 years in respect of scheduled caste and scheduled tribe candidates as on 31st December of the year of admissions.

4 (i) For Pharm-D course candidates should have passed or appeared for the final year of intermediate examination (10+2 pattern) with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as optional conducted by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh or any other examination recognized by the Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh, as equivalent thereto or should have passed or appeared at the final year of the Diploma Examination in Pharmacy course conducted by the Andhra Pradesh State Board of Technical Education and training.

(ii) The candidates should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission to the above course.

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For moreinformation about EAMCET exam, please visit here.

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