Posted on: 20th Oct 2020

AP SET Syllabus

Candidates, are you searching for the AP SET Syllabus 2020? If yes then you are the correct place because here, we are going to share the exam syllabus in the following section of this article. Applicants those who are you preparing for the Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test 2020 then they must have a glance at this article and grab all the information from here. The exam is going to be held on the scheduled dates. We advise the candidates to start preparing for the test with the AP SET Exam Pattern. You can get the full topic wise AP SET Exam Syllabus from this post.

 AP SET 2020 Exam Notification Details

AP SET 2020 Exam Pattern-

Paper-I will be of general nature that will be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, and general awareness of students.

However, Paper-II will comprise of 100 Objective Type Questions from the subject chosen by the aspirant.

There will be no negative marking in the examination.

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Schedule of AP State Eligibility Examination-


APSET Notification

9th August 2020

APSET Online Applications Start Date

14th August 2020

APSET Applications Without Late Fee (Only Registration Fee)

05th October 2020

With a Late fee of Rs. 1,000+Registration Fee

12th October 2020

With a Late fee of Rs. 2,000+Registration Fee

21st October 2020

With a Late fee of Rs. 5,000+Registration Fee (Examination centre at Visakhapatnam only)

11th November 2020

Downloading of APSET Hall Ticket

12th December 2020

Date of APSET Examination

20th December 2020

Examination Schedule

20th December 2020 (SUNDAY)




Number of Question





50 question

1 Hours (09:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.) IST




100 questions

2 Hours (11:00 A.M. to 01:00 P.M.) IST

AP SET Syllabus 2020-

AP SET Paper 1 Syllabus

Teaching Aptitude

Teaching: Nature, Objectives, Characteristics and basic requirements

Learner’s characteristics;

Factors affecting teaching;

Methods of teaching;

Teaching aids;


APSET Syllabus for Research Aptitude

Research: Meaning, Characteristics, and types;

Steps of research;

Methods of research;

Research Ethics;

Paper, article, workshop, seminar, conference, and symposium;

Thesis writing: its characteristics and

Reading Comprehension

A passage to be set with questions to answer


Communication: Nature, characteristics, types, barriers and effective classroom

Reasoning (Including Mathematical)-

Number series

Letter series



APSET Syllabus for Logical Reasoning-

Understanding the structure of arguments;

Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning;

Verbal analogies; word analogy-Applied analogy;

Verbal classification;

Reasoning Logical Diagrams: Simple diagrammatic relationship, Multi-diagrammatic relationship;

Venn diagram; Analytical

AP SET Paper 2 Syllabus-

APSET Syllabus for Archaeology

Definition, aim, and scope of archaeology, history, and growth of archaeology

Chronology and dating

The geological, biological and cultural dimension of man

Hunting-Gathering stage

Beginning of food production

Pre and early Harappan Village Cultures of North and North-Western India

Early occurrence of iron: Chrono-cultural features

The architecture of structural stupas: North and south India

Origin and antiquity of coinage in India. Techniques of manufacturing coins

Origin and antiquity of writing in India: the origin of Brahmi and Kharasthi scripts

Proposed area of research

Geo-chronology and Stone Age cultures of India

Pre-Harappan cultures of India and Borderlands

Historical urbanization



APSET Syllabus for Anthropology

Introduction to Anthropology



Human Genetics


Typo-technology and Palaeolithic Cultural Features

Holocene Culture

Evolution, Social Structure, and Organisation

Economic and Political Organisation: Religion and Magic

Indian Anthropology: Basic Concepts and Issues

Theories of Evolution-

Distribution, Characteristics, Classification, Position of Man in the animal kingdom.

History and Development, Concept, Scope and Emerging trends-Relation to other sciences and medicine

Red cell Enzymes

Environmental Archaeology

Cultural Ecology

Ethno –archaeology

Settlement Archaeology

New Archaeology

Action Archaeology

Social and Economic approach in Archaeological Studies

Methods of dating

Earliest Cultures (Primitive Hunter-Gatherers)

The emergence of Biface Technology

Flake Tool complex

Blade Tool Complex

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