ECET FDH 2024 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern and Syllabus

Engineering Lateral Entry Entrance Test [ECET FDH]

ECET FDH - Engineering Lateral Entry Entrance Test

 Engineering Common Entrance Test for Diploma Holders will be conducted by JNT University Anantapur on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of the Higher Education (APSCHE) for the academic year.

It is a national level examination which is conducted for giving the admission to the student in the B. Tech course. The student can get a lateral entry in the college after giving the ECET FDH. This entrance exam is conducted in the regions of Andhra Pradesh.

ECET FDH 2024 Exam Date

Announcement of notification

Feb 2024 

Starting date of submission of online application 

Feb 2024 

Last date of submission of online application without late fee     

March 2024 

Last date of submission of online application with late fee of Rs1000/-  

April 2024 

Last date of Submission of online application with late fee of Rs5000                  

April 2024 

Downloading of Hall tickets

April 2024 

Announcement of answer key

May 2024 

Announcement of results

May 2024 

Exam date and Time schedule

May 2024 (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM )

ECET FDH 2024 Eligibility criteria

  • Candidate should be of Indian Nationality.
  • Candidate should be belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh only and should satisfy local / non-local status requirements as laid down in the AP educational  institutions or 1974 as subsequently amended.

ECET FDH 2024 Application Form & fees

For registration and submission of online application the aspiring candidates have to visit the web site
Application form will cost Rs.400, payment of the registration fee can be done online through AP Online services or Payment Gateway provided ( through Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net banking)

ECET FDH 2024 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

  • There will be one question paper for "Three hours" duration.
  • The question paper will be in "English” medium only.
  • The entrance test will be offline mode (Paper-pen) based test.
  • The question paper will carry a total 200 marks.
  • The question paper will contain a total of 200 questions with objective type and multiple choice. Each question carries out of 1 mark.

ECET FDH 2024 Admit Card

All the candidates have to come to the Examination hall with a printout of online submitted application. The candidate has to affix the passport size photograph (should be same as that of uploaded) duly signed by Gazetted Officer.Candidates are not admitted to the examination after 10.00 A.M. and not permitted to leave the hall before 1.00 P.M

ECET FDH 2024 Results & Score Card

  • The student will be ranked (Integrated Merit Rank) based on the marks obtained by him/her in the APECET [FDH & B.Sc (Mathematics)] Examination.
  • Every care will be taken to avoid errors in valuation, checking, scrutiny, tabulation and ranking. Hence request for re-totaling, revaluation or personal identification of scripts will in no case be entertained.
  • Candidates will be ranked in the order of merit in APECET [FDH & B.Sc.(Mathematics)]separately in each branch of Engineering Course.

ECET FDH 2024 Counselling & Admission

The qualifying percentage marks for obtaining a rank is 25% of the aggregate marks in the four subjects (three subjects for B.Sc. Mathematics) i.e., 50 marks out of a total of 200. However, in the case of SC/ST candidates, there shall be no minimum qualifying marks for ranking the candidates. The rank obtained with the benefit of relaxation of the minimum qualifying marks at the APECET [FDH & B.Sc.(Mathematics)] by any candidate claiming to belong to SC/ST category will be cancelled in case the claim is found to be invalid at the time of admission.

List of ECET FDH 2024 examination centres

Regional centers


Ananthpur,Kakinada,Vijayawada :-

All branches of Engineering,B.Sc and Pharmacy.

Tirupati,Visakapatnam :-

Civil,Mechanical,EE,ECE,CSE,EIE,Chemical Engg and B.Sc.

Guntur,Vizianagaram :-

Civil,Mechanical,EEE,ECE,CSE & B.SC 

ECET FDH Contact Information

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur,
Ananthapuramu – 515 002
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