Sub:- Technical Education – Academics – Campaigning to improve the admissions into
Polytechnic Education – POLYCET-2018 – Guidelines issued Reg.,
As per the instructions of the Special Commissioner of Technical Education, Andhra Pradesh, all the Principals of Government, Aided, Private and Polytechnics in II shift
Engineering Colleges are hereby instructed to campaign for improvement of admissions into
Polytechnic Education for the Academic Year 20l8-19. The Principals of Polytechnics identified
as District Nodal Officers are instructed to conduct a Meeting with all Polytechnics (Govt.,
Private and lI shift Polytechnics in Engineering Colleges) on 05-02-2018 to discuss the various
parameters to improve admissions into the Polytechnics.
1 Duties of District Nodal Officers
o Prepare a consolidated status of schools and Villages/Towns/Cities adopted by each
Polytechnic in the District. Schools list may be taken from the official website of school education : http://cse.ap.gov.in/DSE totalSchoolReport.xls
r Ensure that the Campaign material distributed by the Secretary, SBTET,AP is kept in readiness
Convene a Meeting with Principals of all Polytechnics (Government, Aided, Private
and II shift Polytechnics in Engineering Colleges) in the District to disseminate
! on the importance of Polytechnic education
P easy entry into Engineering Education through Polytechnics
F fee reimbursement
) Free coaching for POLYCET-2O18-2018 entrance examination
. Map Polytechnics to the nearby schools in such a way that all schools are covered.
Distribute the POLYCET-2O18 campaigning material to all Polytechnics.
Prepare a list of staff members allotted to each school, Villages/Towns/Cities
(Minimum two staff members per School)
Plan for consolidating the action taken report of the District
. Report allotment of schools, Villages/Towns/Cities to the Special Commissioner of
Technical Education, AP through google application which will be placed in
www.dteap.nic.in website under “OTHER RELATED LINKS”
- Duties of Principals of Govt. Aided, Private and II shift Polytechnics in Engineering
. Distribute the POLYCET-2O18 campaigning material collected from the District
Nodal Officer to all Schools and display flexes in the villages/Towns/Cities.
Allot the staff members to schools to create interest towards the Polytechnic Education and same to be submitted through google form in www.dteap.nic.in website under
..OTHER RELATED LINKS”
. Prepare a pamphlet for ‘Free Coaching for POLYCET-2O18 in the Polytechnic and register the names of students opted for free coaching.
o Select the staff members to teach Maths, Physics and Chemistry for POLYCET-2018
and same to be submitted through google form in www.dteap.nic.in website under
..OTHER RELATED LINKS”
3. Regional Joint Directors:
o Monitoring the progress with District Nodal Officers in the respective regions.
Attending the POLYCET-20l8 admissions campaigning meeting conducted at District
Level, recording the proceedings and sending compliance report to the Special
Commissioner of Technical Education, AP.
Instructing all the Principals of Gor.t. Polytechnics, Private Polytechnics and 2″d shift
Engineering Colleges to start free coaching for POLYCET-2018 from 02’04-2018
Further, the Action Plan (Time Schedule) of the Campaigning may also be intimated.
Phase – I of Admission Campaigning to be conducted from l4-02-201 8 to 28-02-20 I 8.
Two staff members will be assigned per school to interact with students and parents in
the villages/Towns/Cities to explain the importance Of Polytechnic Education along
with the distribution of pamphlets and POLYCET-2018 offline application.
Note: Government Polytechnics are instructed to collect the POLYCET-2018
application fee duly issuing the receipt to student/parent and the amount thus
collected is to be deposited with the District Nodal Officer duly obtaining a
receipt for the same,
o Phase – II Of Admission Campaigning to be conducted from l5-03-201 8 to 20-04-2018
at alI SSC Examination Centres.
Online filling of applications for POLYCET-2018 will commence from l5-03-2018.
The collected fee and applicants’ information can be uploaded in POLYCET website
and hall tickets to the students can be issued immediately to the concerned school
In Phase – ll, after completion of SSC examinations i.e’ from 29-03-2018, all the
Polytechnic staff must be involved in mobilizing students for Admissions into
Polytechnics by registering the students to POLYCET-201 8.
o Free POLYCET-2018 entrance coaching should start from 02-04-2018 to 25-04-2018
with the help of Maths, Physics and Chemistry staff
Conduct two model tests during the free coaching period (preferably after l8-04-2018)
The names of staff members who are willing to conduct free POLYCET-2018 through
google form placed in www.dteap.nic’in website under “OTHER RELATED LINKS”‘
All the Principals Of Government, Aided, Private and Polytechnics in II shift Engineering
Colleges are instructed to follow the guidelines without fail. Further, a WhatsApp group will be
created for this campaigning purpose for the perusal of the Special Commissioner Of Technical