Keeping in view, the State Bifurcation the government of Andhra Pradesh had issued two GO.s. Ms No. 57 Higher education department has identified Andhra University as nodal agency and GO. Ms No. 47 Higher education department nominated the chairman and Member secretary for steering and monitoring committees to conduct APSET Examination. In view of lot of demand for recruitment as assistant Professors / Lectures through direct recruitment or promotion in Universities and Degree colleges in newly formed Andhra Pradesh state, Andhra university prepared the proposal for conduct of APSET examination and sent it through APSCHE and Government of Andhra Pradesh to the U.G.C New Delhi. There are 26 Universities, 146 Government Degree Colleges, 1192 aided and unaided degree colleges in bifurcated Andhra Pradesh.
University Grants Commission, New Delhi has granted accredation to Andhra University, Visakhapatnam for conduct of three State eligibility test (SET) Examinations during the next three years (once in a year) on behalf of the State of Andhra Pradesh from date of 21st April 2016. This accreditation was given based on the recommendation of the accreditation committee visited Andhra University on 28th March 2016. The accreditation was given in 31 Subjects.
The Steering Committee of the APSET is