AP POLYCET Web Counselling Schedule 2023 for polytechnic admissions

AP POLYCET Web Counselling Schedule 2023 or AP POLYCET Counselling Schedule 2023 has been released by the Department of Technical Education, Andhra Pradesh on its admission counselling official website, https://appolycet.nic.in. DTE AP would conduct the counselling for admissions into various diploma level Engineering and Non-Engineering Courses who passed SSC or its Equivalent and qualified in APPOLYCET.

AP POLYCET is a Polytechnic common entrance test conducted by State Board of Technical Education and Training for admission into Diploma level programmes conducted in Government, aided, Private unaided polytechnics and polytechnics run in existing Private unaided Engineering Colleges. Every candidate desirous of seeking admission into Engineering/ Non – Engineering Diploma courses can appear for AP POLYCET 2023 for admission.

AP POLYCET Web Counselling Schedule 2023 & Stages, Dates for Online filing of Basic Information and Payment of AP POLYCET Counselling Process Fee, AP POLYCET Certificates verification, AP POLYCET Web Options, AP POLYCET Seat allotments, AP POLYCET Payment of Tuition Fee and reporting at allotted college and more details are released..

AP POLYCET Web Counselling Schedule 2023

AP POLYCET Web Counselling Details

Name of the CounsellingAP POLYCET Web Counselling 2023
Agency NameSBTET AP
TitleAP POLYCET Web Counselling Schedule 2023 Notification
SubjectAndhra Pradesh SBTET has released AP POLYCET Counselling Schedule 2023
CategoryWeb Counselling
Mode Of Web CounsellingOnline
Web Counselling DatesJuly 2023
Official Websiteappolycet.nic.in
Counselling NotificationFirst Phase Web counselling Detailed Notification
AP POLYCET Counselling Details
  • Payment of Processing Fee: All the candidates from 1 to Last Rank can pay the processing fee as per the schedule.
    • The fee amounts are given below, For OC/BC: Rs.900/- For SC/ST: Rs. 500/-. Processing fee can be paid through online using credit card or debit card or through internet banking.
    • Once the payment is success click on print button and takes a print out of fee receipt.
  • Verification: After successful payment of fee, the candidate should verify his/her eligibility status through “Verification status” tab in the web sitehttps://appolycet.nic.in.
  • Submit Certificates: All the candidates who have not participated in 1st phase of counselling should submit certificates online from home or from any internet café.
    • They should submit the required details for online verification through Online Certificate Submission & Fee Payment tab in the website.
  • Web Option Entry: After verification candidates should give web options on web portal.
  • Allotment of Seats: Allotments will be placed on the website.
  • Tuition Fee: Tuition fee payable after allotment is Rs.4,700 (for Government and aided Polytechnics) and Rs.25,000 per annum (in Private unaided Polytechnics and Second Shift Engineering Colleges).
    • The reimbursement of Tuition fee in respect of all eligible candidates will be as per the orders issued by Government of Andhra Pradesh from time to time.
  • AP POLYCET Web Counselling Dates as follows.

First Phase AP POLYCET Web Counselling Schedule

Counselling Processing Fee Payment27-07-2023 to 11-08-2023
Certificate Verification29-07-2023 to 11-08-2023
Web Option Entry06-08-2023 to 11-08-2023
Seat Allotment16-08-2023
Self reporting to allotted college17-08-2023 to 21-08-2023
Classes will commence from22-08-2023
AP POLYCET Web Counselling Schedule

AP POLYCET Admission 2023

Certificate Verification would be conducted only once for AP POLYCET Counseling 2023. Online Slot booking starts from after results for Certificates verification and Web Options Entry. Authorities are making a number of changes to Andhra Pradesh Polycet counseling due to Corona. Verification of certificates, which takes place two or three times a year, but it will be conducted only once.

Candidates have to book the slot online for the Verification of certificates in this month. Previously there should be one slot per hour. This eliminates the need for candidates and their parents to wait for more hours. The counseling process for admissions in polytechnic courses in the state will start soon in October month. The Polycet 2023 Admissions Committee, headed by State Technical Education Commissioner has finalized the admission process timetable.

Admissions are completed in two stages. Classes begin from November first week. Admission notification will be placed on the website www.appolycet.nic.in, www.sbtet.ap.gov.in. Full details can be found through it. The Department of Technical Education(DTE) is conducting admission of Candidates into various diploma level Engineering and Non-Engineering Courses who passed SSC or its Equivalent and qualified in AP POLYCET (formerly known as CEEP (Common Entrance Examination for Polytechnics)).

During the last year, 39000 seats were available for the candidates and since there is a great demand for skilled supervisors in various industries, Government has decided to increase the seats to nearly 60000 by establishing new polytechnics and conducting second shift in polytechnics and private engineering colleges.

Stages and Activities in Counselling

Slot BookingStudents will be required to book a slot for the verification of certificates
Certificates VerificationAfter Slot booking, Authorities will examine the documents
Web Options EntryStudents can opt for the web option
Seats AllotmentSeats will be allocated to students
Self ReportingCandidates who have secured seats will have to pay the tuition fee and self-report through online
AP POLYCET Web Counselling Schedule 2020

Important Decisions: Until last year, there was one slot per hour for the examination of certificates, but this time it was divided into half an hour slot so that students do not waste time.

Those who passed the tenth class supplementary results were previously given the opportunity to scrutinize the certificates two to three times. This time in the tenth class all the students have passed without any exams so only the first installment of counseling will have the examination of certificates. The results of the polycet conducted on the 27th of September will be released on the evening of the 10th October.


  • For OC/BC:Rs.700/-
  • For SC/ST:Rs. 400/-

Steps to be followed in AP POLYCET Web Counselling

  • Step 1: Pay Processing Fee Online for AP POLYCET Admission Counselling
  • Step 2: Slot Booking for AP POLYCET Certificate Verification
  • Step 3: Attend Certificate Verification at HLC where slot is booked
  • Step 4: Candidates Registration
  • Step 5: Candidates Login for Web Option Entry
  • Step 6: Print List of Saved Options

Rationale for Web counselling:  The process of inviting the qualified candidates of AP POLYCET and allotting a seat as per their option is known as Counseling. In the past, candidate used to attend in any one of the 8 Counseling Centres for securing a seat in a polytechnic. In this process candidates have to travel all the way to report at any one of the counseling centres more than once and it is also a time consuming process.

Web Counselling: For the Convenience of the Candidates from the academic year 2009-10, Government has decided to adopt a total web based counseling procedure where a candidate can exercise options i.e. candidate can select a polytechnic and course which he/she intends to study, through internet centre or internet facility available at his/her residence and where access to such facility is not available, from any one of the help line centers established by Govt in the districts. Such help line centers will be available in each district.

Web Counselling Stages

AP POLYCET Web Counseling Process involves, Slot booking, Certificate Verification, Web Option Entry. POLYCET official will give detailed instructions for Web counseling process for admission into polytechnics. Soon after the declaration of results of SSC and POLYCET, detailed notification will be published in daily newspapers inviting the students to attend for certificate verification and option entry. The details of web based counseling and venues for certificate verification and option entry will be made available in web site https://appolycet.nic.in/.

Stage 1:  Issue of Web Counselling Notification:

AP POLYCET Web Counselling Notification: The Qualified candidates of A.P POLYCET who are desirous of seeking admission into Diploma Courses are informed that the web based counseling process comprising of Certificate Verification and Exercising of Web Options.

The Director of Technical Education (DTE) issues a Web Counselling notification every year, during first week of June, in all prominent news papers indicating the date wise ranks of the candidates who have to attend for Registration, Verification of Certificates and Schedule for Exercising options and DTE will also notify the list of Help-line Centres. Candidates who fail to report for registration and Certificates verification will not be considered for allotment of seats in any of the polytechnics.

Stage 2:  Certificate Verification

Candidates called on each day for counseling shall attend with all original certificates and documents for verification at any one of the designated venues. Candidate shall check the details such as local area, reservation/special reservation category; sex printed on the receipt of certificates and gets them corrected by the verification officer immediately.

Candidates should produce the following certificates. Candidates will be issued a receipt of Certificates at Help-line Centres after Verification. Officials would be given User Id and Password details after verification for registration to give web options

Stage 3:  Exercising Web Options

After Certificate Verification in Help-line Centres, a Blank Option Form (speciman), List of Polytechnics with the courses offered by them and course codes will be given to all the Candidates. Based on the Course Codes and polytechnic Codes, Candidates may list out polytechnic in order of preference, the courses which they intend to give options for. For the reference of the candidates , the last rank up to which candidates were admitted in different polytechnics/courses in the previous academic year would be made availble to candidates on the web site.

The candidate should first prepare a priority number with a list of courses in the blank option form before he/she attempts to enter the options on the web. Candidates can exercise any number of options. Candidates will be familiarized with the web counseling procedure and the relevant information with regard to the seats available and college codes will be given. Candidates have to prepare a set of all possible college-course combinations (called OPTIONS) they wish to join in consultation with their parents, teachers, and friends in the manual option form supplied.

The order of options so prepared is to be entered in the web by login through a generated password. Candidates shall enter as many number of options as possible they wish to join to avoid disappointment of not getting a seat. A print out of the options so entered shall be kept as record for reference. Options recorded on the last day of the counseling will be frozen and will be taken for processing of allotments.

After the finalising the options, he is advised to take print out of the final option form for his/her record. Help-Line Centres shall demonstrate the detailed procedure of Exercising Options immediately after the certificate verification.

Stage 4:  Final Allotments of Seats:

Based on the options exercised, seat allotment will be made as per merit rank and category (SC/ST/BC/PH/NCC/CAP/Sports and games quota etc ) of the candidate. The final Allotments will be placed on the Web on the scheduled date announced before hand and the Candidates will have to down load the allotment order from the web site.

Allotment of seats will be based on a computer program considering the merit of the candidate in all possible reservation categories of a candidate and the best possible seats among the eligible options will be allotted. Candidates shall download the allotment order and challan for payment of fee through any branch of the designated banks.

Stage 5:  Payment of Fees & Reporting at Polytechnic

Candidates, with downloaded allotment order, have to remit the fee in one of the designated banks and obtain a receipt. After that candidate with allotment order and Fee receipts have to report at the respective Polytechnics where the Seat is allotted on or before the dates specified in the allotment order.

Candidates shall report at the allotted college along with the allotment order and fee paid challan within the prescribed time. Candidates who fail to turn up for the counseling on the Notified date and time, not reporting in time at the allotted college or not paying the fee through challan will have no claim on the admission into polytechnics.

If Candidate fails to report for admission at the allotted polytechnic by the dates stipulated, the allotment stands cancelled and candidate will have no claim for further allotment of seats. Calling for counseling does not guarantee a seat, as more number of candidates than the seats available, will be called for. The Convenor is fully empowered to disqualify a candidate seeking admission if Admission Officer is not satisfied with the documents produced by the Candidate. The decision of Convenor is final in matters of granting seat / rejecting seat to a candidate called for counseling.

The candidate shall attend the counseling at their own cost and if necessary, they may have to stay a day more at the station of Admission Camp as advised by the Admission Officer. The selection of ST/SC/BC/CAP/PH/NCC/SPORTS candidates is subject to the clearance to be given by the respective departments during the counseling. Convener is not responsible for the delay in clearance in respect of doubtful caste cases.

Polycet Counselling Schedule: AP POLYCET Qualified candidates have to submit their personal details and they have to pay the Prescribed Processing Fee through online mode. General Categories: Rs. 600/- and SC, ST Categories: Rs. 300/- 

AP POLYCET Web Counselling

  • A. Certificate Verification for SC/ST/BC/OC/Minorities: Schedule For Decentralized Certificate Verification For SC/ST/BC/OC/Minorities.
  • B. Certificate Verification For Ph, CAP, NCC, Sports & Games And Anglo-Indian: Schedule For Certificate Verification For PH, CAP, NCC, Sports & Games And Anglo-Indian Categories.

FAQs on AP POLYCET Counselling

  1. Who can exercise options in Final Phase Web Counselling?

    Candidates who have secured seats but not interested to join in the institution.
    Who have not secured seats so far but got their certificates verified.
    Who have not exercised the options so far but got their certificates verified.
    Who have secured a seat, reported and aspiring for a better option.
    Who have reported/Not reported but cancelled their 1st Phase allotment.
    Who have attended for certificate verification in final phase as per the above schedule

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