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The State Board of Technical Education and Training (SBTET) will conduct the AP POLYCET counseling process after the release of the results. However, candidates must be aware of the nuances of Andhra Pradesh POLYCET counseling even before the process has been started. Thus, this article is meant to clear all your doubts.

  • Andhra Pradesh POLYCET counseling 2022 is the seat allotment procedure in the participating institutes. It includes document verification, registration, selecting courses and colleges, payment of fees and more. 
  • If the seats are allotted, the candidates will have to confirm their admission before the said date.
  • The final dates for the AP POLYCET counseling is not released yet.
Conducted by Board of Technical Education and Training Andhra Pradesh
Exam nameAndhra Pradesh Polytechnic Common Entrance Test [AP PolyCET]
FrequencyAnnually
Application started on11 April 2022
Last date to apply18 May 2022
Hall ticket modeOnline
Hall ticket date19 May 2022
Exam date29 May 2022
Official WebsiteAP POLYCET

AP POLYCET 2022 Counseling Dates (Tentative)

Check the dates for Andhra Pradesh POLYCET counseling process. Be sure to not miss any event according to the dates.

EventsDates
Declaration of AP Polycet 2022 ResultsJune 10, 2022 (tentative)
AP Polycet 2022 counseling registration and processing fee paymentTo be notified
Certification verification for SC/ST/BC/OC/MinoritiesTo be notified
Certification verification for PH, CAP, NCC, Sports & Games and Anglo Indian CategoriesTo be notified
Option ExercisingTo be notified
Announcement of AP Polycet seat allotment 2022To be notified

Procedure of AP POLYCET counseling 2022

The process of Andhra Pradesh POLYCET counseling consists of various stages. The detailed information on the stages of the AP POLYCET Exam is given below.

Stage 1: Registration

Candidates have to register for the online counseling and seat allotment process of AP Polycet 2022. The fee payment will also be done online. You can follow the steps below to get registered for the Counseling process. Once the candidate gets registered, they can confirm their choices on the scheduled date.

Step 1: Go to the official website 

Step 2: Click on the Counseling Registration option.

Step 3: Login with the credentials, Hall ticket number, password and date of birth.

Step 4: Fill the details and pay the necessary fee online.

Step 5: Download the counseling registration form and take a print out. 

CategoryCounseling Fee
SC and STRs 500
OthersRs 900

Stage 2: Document Verification

If the candidate has registered successfully, they have to report to AP POLYCET helpline centres for document verification. For this, they will have to bring all their original documents and their photocopies at the centres. When all the documents are verified, candidates will get a ‘Receipt of Certificates’. This will signify that they have successfully completed this process.

Here is a list of documents that they need to keep handy for the document verification process.

  • Proof of Date of Birth as issued by the Competent Authorities.
  • Photo Identity Proof like Aadhar Card.
  • Mark-sheets or certificates for Graduation or equivalent qualification etc. Proper documents from Board / University for having declared the result.
  • Caste Certificate issued by the competent authority in the prescribed format as stipulated by the Government of India in the case of SC / ST / OBC category candidates. 
  • Hall ticket and scorecard of AP POLYCET Exam.

Stage 3: Option Entry

This is the process where candidates have to fill out their preferred courses and colleges during the allotted period of time. All of this will be done online on the official website. After filling out their choices, candidates have to take a print out of their Option Entry form. Candidates can also visit AP POLYCET 2022 helpline centers to get more help on the Option Entry process. 

Stage 4: Seat Allotment

After filling out their preferred college the authorities will consider the choices, category and merit rank of the candidates before releasing the final allotment list. Then the authorities will release the AP POLYCET 2022 seat allotment results. Candidates have to check which seat they have been allotted by logging in to the portal. Candidates who will be allotted the seats, have to download their AP POLYCET 2022 Seat Allotment Letters from the website. They also need to pay a fee of Rs 800 for downloading the Seat Allotment Letters. Follow this process to download your Seat Allotment Letters.

Step 1: Go to the official website 

Step 2: Click on the Seat Allotment option.

Step 3: Login with the credentials, Hall ticket number, password and date of birth.

Step 4: AP POLYCET seat allotment letter will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Download it and take a print out. 

Stage 5: Reporting At The Allotted Centres And Payment Of College Fee 

Now that candidates have downloaded their AP Polycet 2022 seat allotment letters, they will have to go to the allotted college. First they have to self-report via the online system. Then they have to visit the colleges physically. In this stage, both online and physical reportings are compulsory. Then the candidates will have to pay the required college admission fee. This amount will vary from college to college. A rough estimate of the college fee can be as follows.

InstitutionsCollege Fees
Government Owned or Aided InstitutionsRs 4,700
Private InstitutionsRs 25,000 per annum

Process to surrender/cancel the allocated AP POLYCET seats

If candidates want to cancel out the allocated seats by the authorities due to one reason or the other, they can certainly do so. They just have to follow the process mentioned below. However, the fee paid during the first stage (registration) will be non-refundable.

Step 1: Confirm the dates of surrender on the AP POLYCET website. This will be released by the authorities for smooth functioning of the cancellation process.

Step 2: Go to the official website.

Step 3: Log in with your credentials and click on “Surrender Tab”.

Step 4: Fill in the details. Double-check them and submit the surrender form online. Take a printout of the same for future reference.

AP POLYCET Counseling 2nd Round or Spot Round

Candidates who took part in the first round of AP POLYCET counseling 2022 will be eligible for a second round also. However, the candidates have to pay the processing fee, and verify their documents beforehand. They will have to complete it before the final date. They will follow the same process as mentioned above. They will fill choices in the order of preference by logging in using the required credentials. The seats will be allotted in the same manner (that is based on the candidate’s rank, preferences and seat availability). In the end, the selected candidates have to self-report online and then confirm their admission before the final date offline. The authorities can also do a spot round of counseling if further seats are left after the second round.

Who Is Eligible For AP POLYCET counseling Second Round Or Spot Round 2022?

  • Those who were allotted but not satisfied with their seats.
  • Those who have verified their documents but have not been allotted.
  • Those who have verified their documents but have not completed the choice filling process.
  • Those who have been allotted, reported but are aspiring for a better seat.
  • Those who have cancelled their first allotment.
  • Those who have attended the certificate verification process.

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AP POLYCET Counseling 2022 FAQs

What is the AP POLYCET counseling process?

It includes registration, document verification, selecting courses and colleges, seat allotment and payment of fees.

Who will be eligible for the second round of AP POLYCET counseling process?

Candidates who took part in the first round of Andhra Pradesh POLYCET counseling process 2022 will be eligible for a second round.

Can I cancel my AP POLYCET allocated seats? 

If candidates want to cancel out the allocated seats by the authorities due to one reason or the other, they can certainly do so. 

What is the option entry process of the AP POLYCET exam?

This is the process where candidates have to fill out their preferred courses and colleges during the allotted period of time. 

When will the AP POLYCET counseling process begin?

The final dates for Andhra Pradesh POLYCET counseling is not released yet.