TS POLYCET Exam 2021 – Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern and Syllabus, Counselling

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The State Board of Technical Education and Training, Telangana conducts the Common Entrance Test of the State Polytechnic of Telangana, TS POLYCET Exam 2021. It is a state-level entrance exam that is held once a year (in the month of April) for admission to engineering and non-engineering diploma courses offered by universities in Telangana. Therefore, candidates interested in gaining admission to Telangana Polytechnic Universities must sit for this entrance exam.

TS POLYCET 2021 - Quick Highlights

Exam Name

Telangana State Polytechnic Common Entrance Test

Exam conducting website

State Board of Technical Education and Training, Hyderabad

Official website


Application mode


Exam mode


Number of Questions


Type of Questions


Exam duration

2 hour 30 minutes

Question Paper Language

English and Telugu

Negative Marking

Not Applicable


TS POLYCET Exam 2021 Important Dates

Earlier, the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Telangana has decided to conduct TS POLYCET Exam 2021on 15th April 2020. However, as a precautionary measure to avoid the spread of Corona (COVID-19) Virus, the education board of Telangana took this decision. Find new dates of TS POLYCET exam 2021 below:

Exam Events

Important Dates (Tentative)

Online application begins

2nd March 2021

Last date to fill the application

30th April 2021

Last date to fill the application (with late fee rs 100/-)

04th May 2021

Admit card availability

2 weeks prior to the entrance test

Exam date

May 2021

Answer key availability

4th week of May 2021

Result declaration

June 2021

Counselling begins

4th week of June 2021


TS POLYCET Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

TS POLYCET exam 2021 is a pen and paper-based examination of two hours duration. The exam comprises of 120 multiple choice questions asked in two languages – English and Telugu. 1 mark is awarded for every correct answer and no mark is deducted for incorrect answer. Questions are asked from Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry as per the syllabus of SSC board. Here is the section-wise distribution of questions:


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The minimum qualifying marks for the exam are 36 out of 120.

Eligibility for the TS POLYCET 2021 exam

Who can apply?

It is always recommended to check the eligibility conditions before requesting any exam. Please refer to the official TS POLYCET notification to verify if you meet the eligibility conditions established by the body conducting the examination. We have listed some important eligibility conditions:


  • You should be an Indian citizen.
  • You must be domiciled in the state of Telangana or Andhra Pradesh.

Age limit

There is no age limit for admission to diploma courses at polytechnic universities.

Education Rating

Should have passed S.S.C. Examination of the State Board of Secondary Education, Telangana / Andhra Pradesh or any other equivalent examination of a board recognized by the State Board of Secondary Education, Telangana / Andhra Pradesh. Such boards are CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education), ICSE (Indian Council of Secondary Education), TOSS (Telangana Open Schools Society), NIOS (National Institute of Open Schools), APOSS (AP Open Schools Society), Class X exams conducted by various State Boards in India.

Board candidates other than the State Board of Secondary Education, Telangana / Andhra Pradesh should have passed all subjects (including Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics) with a minimum of 35% grades.

TS POLYCET 2021 exam application process

The online application process for the TS POLYCET exam has started on March 2, 2021. The last registration date is until April 30, 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Candidates need to fill in the application form only through the official website. These are the steps to complete the application form.

  • Process for filling out the TSPOLYCET exam application form
  • Candidates must register for the exam online through the official website.
  • Register for the exam and complete the online application form.
  • Make a hard copy of the completed application form and attach a recent passport-size photograph (do not staple or sign the photograph).
  • Take your parent / guardian's signature on the form and send it to the nearest TS / Net Banking / Telephone Help Desk online payment gateway. Make the payment of the application fee together with the form. The fee can be paid both online and offline.

TS POLYCET test result

The TS POLYCET result will be available only in polycetts.nic.in. Based on the revised exam schedule, TS POLYCET 2021 results are likely to be announced in June 2021. The leaderboard is issued one week after the results declaration date. Candidates can check the result on the official website using the registration ID and password.


TS POLYCET counseling is an online process that qualified candidates must attend. The counseling process will tentatively begin in the fourth week of June 2021. Seating is done on the basis of the list of merits. After online seat assignment, candidates must attend counseling at the assigned institute to confirm admission. Here is the list of documents required at the time of counseling:

  • TS POLYCET admission card
  • TS POLYCET range card
  • Proof of valid identification
  • Caste certificate
  • Residence certificate
  • SLC / HSC mark sheet and approval certificate
  • Transfer certificate

TS POLYCET 2021 - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

TS POLYCET 2021 exam registration has started on the official website. These are frequently asked questions related to the exam:

Q: When will the application process begin?

The application process for TS POLYCET 2021 began on March 2, 2021.

Q: What is the latest application submission date?

The last date for submitting applications is April 30, 2021.

Q: When will the admission card be released?

The admission card will be delivered 2 weeks before the entrance test.

Q: What is the 2021 TS POLYCET exam date?

Regarding the TS POLYCET 2021 entrance exam, the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Telangana has not yet revealed any official date. However, it is likely that the TS POLYCET 2021 exam will take place in the month of May.

Q: Are there any negative marks on the exam?


Q: When will the TS POLYCET 2021 result be declared?

Due to the extended period of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, the dates for the exam have been changed. Meanwhile, the results will be tentatively maintained in the month of June 2021.

Q: When will the counseling process begin?

The counseling process will begin in the fourth week of June 2021.



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