TS POLYCET 2021 – Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern & Syllabus


The State Board of Technical Education and Training, Telangana conducts Telangana State Polytechnic Common Entrance Test (TS POLYCET). It is a state-level entrance examination conducted once a year (in the month of June) for admission to engineering and non-engineering diploma courses offered by colleges in Telangana. So, candidates interested in getting admission to Polytechnic colleges of Telangana are required to appear in this entrance exam. The exam date has been announced for TS POLYCET 2021 exam. Here are the complete details.

TS POLYCET 2021 Latest Update -

  • The online application process for the TS POLYCET will begin from 1st May 2021 onwards.
  • Those who are interested and eligible to appear in the TS POLYCET 2021 can apply online at polycetts.nic.in on or before the deadline without any late fees.
  • The exam is scheduled to be held on 12th June 2021.

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

Available Application Forms

TS POLYCET Exam 2021 Important Dates

The State Board of Technical Education and Training, Telangana has announced the exam date for TS POLYCET 2021. Here are other dates:

Exam Events

Important Dates (Tentative)

Online application begins

1st May 2021

Last date to fill the application

May 2021

Last date to fill the application (with a late fee of ₹ 100/-)

May 2021

Admit card availability

Two weeks before the exam

Exam date

12th June 2021 (announced)

Answer key availability

Third week of July 2021

Result declaration

Fourth week of July 2021

Counselling begins

Fourth week of July 2021


TS POLYCET Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

TS POLYCET is a pen and paper-based examination of two hours duration. The exam comprises 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 answers. Questions are asked from Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry as per the syllabus of the 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.

TS POLYCET Exam 2021 Eligibility

Who Can Apply?

It is always advised to check the eligibility conditions before applying for any examination. Please refer to the official notification of TS POLYCET to check if you meet the eligibility conditions laid by the exam conducting body. We have listed some important eligibility conditions:


  • Should be an Indian national.
  • Should have domicile of the State of Telangana or Andhra Pradesh.

Age Limit

  • There is no age limit for admission into Diploma Courses in Polytechnic colleges.

Education Qualification

  • Should have passed S.S.C. Examination of State Board of Secondary Education, Telangana/Andhra Pradesh or any other equivalent examination from a board recognised by the State Board of Secondary Education, Telangana/Andhra Pradesh. Such boards are CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education), ICSE (Indian Council for Secondary Education), TOSS (Telangana Open School Society), NIOS (National Institute of Open School), APOSS (A.P. Open School Society), Class X examinations conducted by various State Boards in India.
  • Candidates from boards other than the State Board of Secondary Education, Telangana/Andhra Pradesh should have passed in all subjects (including Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics) with minimum of 35% marks.

TS POLYCET Exam 2021 Application Process

The online application process for the TS POLYCET exam will start on 1st May 2021. The last date for registrations is yet to be announced. Candidates must fill the application form only through the official website. Here are the steps for filling the application form.

TSPOLYCET 2021 Application Form Filling Process

Candidates have to register for the exam online through the official website.

  • Register for the exam and fill the online application form.
  • Take a print out of the filled-in application form and affix a recent passport size photograph (do not staple or sign the photograph).
  • Take the signature of your Parent/Guardian on the form and submit it to the nearest TS online Payment gateway/ Net Banking/ Coordinating cum Helpline centre. Make a payment of the application fee along with the form. The fee can be paid both offline and online.

Application Fee

The application has to be paid as per the category of the candidate. Details are as under:

General and OBC – ₹ 350/-

SC/ST candidate – ₹ 200/-

Other Details

TS POLYCET Exam Result

TS POLYCET results will be made available only at polycetts.nic.in. The results of TS POLYCET 2021 are likely to be announced in the fourth week of July 2021.  The rank card is issued after a week from the date of result declaration. Candidates can check the result on the official website using the registration ID and password.

TS POLYCET 2021 Counselling

TS POLYCET counselling is an online process that is to be attended by qualified candidates. The counselling process will tentatively begin in the 4th week of July 2021. Seat allotment is done on the basis of the merit list. After online seat allotment, candidates have to attend the counselling at the allotted institute to confirm the admission. Here is the list of documents required at the time of counselling:

  • TS POLYCET Admit card
  • TS POLYCET Rank card
  • Valid ID Proof
  • Caste certificate
  • Residence certificate
  • SLC/HSC mark sheet and passing certificate
  • Transfer certificate

Detailed information can be checked at the official website.

TS POLYCET 2021 - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

TS POLYCET 2021 exam registration will start on the official website from 1st May 2021. Here are the FAQs related to the exam:

Q: When will the application process begin?

The application process for TS POLYCET 2021 will start on 1st May 2021.

Q: What is the last date for application submission?

The last date for application submission is yet to be announced.

Q: When will be the admit card released?

The admit card will be released 2 weeks prior to the entrance test.

Q: What is the date for TS POLYCET 2021 exam?

The State Board of Technical Education and Training, Telangana has announced the TS POLYCET 2021 exam date. The exam will be conducted on 12th June 2021.

Q: Is there any negative marking in the exam?


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

The results will be announced tentatively in the fourth week of July 2021.

Q: When will the counselling process begin?

The counselling process will begin in the fourth week of July 2021.