About AP Intermediate Board 2020

Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh (BIEAP) conducts class 12 examination of Andhra Pradesh board. AP inter exams are organized every year in the month of March. Students can check the major highlights of AP intermediate exams 2020 below:
Latest: The last exam of AP inter 2nd year has been postponed. The new AP intermediate time table 2020 will be out soon.

  • Class 12 AP inter exams 2020 were held from March 5 to 20, 2020. The last exam will be held in April 2020
  • Students going to appear for AP intermediate 2020 exams must go through AP inter syllabus 2020 to know about the topics and sub-topics they need to study.
  • They should also practise with previous year's question papers to ace the exams strategically.
  • AP intermediate hall ticket 2020 has been released for practical exams while for theory, it will be released in the last week of February 2020.
  • The result of AP intermediate 2020 will be released in the first week of May 2020. 
  • Students can check their AP inter result 2020 by entering their roll number in the login window or by sending an SMS to the specific number.  
  • Result of AP intermediate 2020 exams contains the details like candidate’s roll number, name, grade, marks obtained in each subject etc.

AP Intermediate Board 2020 Highlights

Full Exam Name Andhra Pradesh Board of Intermediate Education Examination
Short Exam Name AP Intermediate Board
Conducting Body Board of Intermediate Education, Govt. of A.P.
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level Intermediate
Languages Arabic, English +9 More
Mode of Application Offline / Online
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Duration 3 Hours

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AP Intermediate Board 2020 Important Dates

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Past Dates and Events

20 Mar, 2020

Exam - Public Administrator Paper- II, Logic Paper- II, Bridge Course, Maths Paper-II (For B.P.C students) | Mode: Offline

18 Mar, 2020

Exam - Chemistry Paper- II, Sociology Paper-II, Commerce Paper-II, Fine Arts, Music Paper-II | Mode: Offline

16 Mar, 2020

Exam - Physics Paper-II, Economics Paper-II | Mode: Offline

13 Mar, 2020

Exam - Mathematics Paper- IIB, Zoology Paper-II, History Paper-II | Mode: Offline

11 Mar, 2020

Exam - Mathematics Paper- IIA, Botany Paper-II, Civics Paper-II, Psychology Paper-II | Mode: Offline

07 Mar, 2020

Exam - English Paper-II | Mode: Offline

05 Mar, 2020

Exam - 2nd Language- Paper II | Mode: Offline

11 Jan, 2020

Admit Card - For practicals | Mode: Online


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AP Intermediate Board 2020 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to appear for AP intermediate 12th exams, students had to meet some minimum requirements set by BIEAP. Eligibility criteria for AP inter exams 2020 are given below: 

  • The student must have cleared their 11th standard from AP board or any other recognized board. 
  • The student must be enrolled in class 12 in a school affiliated to BIEAP.
  • A student must have the required percentage of attendance in class 12. 
  • A student must have submitted the completely filled application form with the due fees before the last date.
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AP Intermediate Board 2020 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online and Offline

  • Students who want to appear in the AP intermediate 2020 exams have to collect the application form from the respective school authorities. 
  • Then, students fill the application form by entering the details asked, attaching a recent passport-sized photograph. 
  • Students will have to submit the application form before the due date to the Principal of the respective school along with the AP inter exam fee.

AP Intermediate Board 2020 Syllabus


Sociology: Unit 01
Social structure of Indian society
Social values and ethos of traditional indian society
Ashrama dharmas
Caste system and definition
Changing trends
Land and land ownership patterns
Caste and social relations
Land Reforms
Changing trends of land ownership and agrarian relationships
Rural and urban devide
Emerging urban scenario and panchayat raj
Sociology: Unit 02
Unity in diversity
Diversities in the indian society
Linguistic diversities
Religious and ethnic diversities
Demographic and geographical diversities
Unity in diversity and nature
Threats and risilence
Sociology: Unit 03
The disadvantaged groups in India
The nature of social inequalities
The disadvantaged groups – s.c, s.t., obc minorities and women
The nature of disadvantage
Problems of disadvantages
Measures to eliminate disadvantage
Sociology: Unit 04
Social problems
Nature and types of social problems
Social disorganization
Meaning and nature types
Crime:meaning, types and causes
Juvenile delinquency
Meaning and causes
Privatization and globalization and emerging nature of social problems
Employment insecurity
Sociology: Unit 05
Contemporary social problems in India
Development programmes and problems of displacement and rehabilitation
Development and environmental degradation
Consequences of environmental degradation
Environmental protection
Social legislations
Women empowerment
Status of women
Problems of women
The need for women empowerment
Measures to attain women empowerment
Demographic problems
The problem of over population
Problems of public health – hiv and aids
Communicable diseases
Mother and child health care
Sociology: Unit 06
Social policy and programmes
Social policies addressing social issues in india
Five year plans
Economic programme and social programmes
Social legislations addressing social problems
Untouchability act
Age at marriage act
Dowry prohibition act
Child labour act
Abolition of bonded labour
Sociology: Unit 07
Social skills for intervention
Community development and community organization meaning, need for community development
Basic principles of community organization
Forming a group and conducting meetings
Basic principles of participatory methods for community planning and action
Elements of extension methods and counselling
Social audit
Sociology: Unit 08
Civic awareness and civic responsibility
Meaning and need for civic awareness and civic responsibility
Fundamental rights and duties
Rights of sc, st, minorities, women and children
Problems of right and duties

Public administration+

Public administration: Unit 01
Administrative machinery in India
Central secretariat
Organisation and functions
Prime minister’s secretariat organisation and functions
State secretariat and directorate organisation and functions
District collectorate of organisation and functions
Public administration: Unit 02
Planning machinery in India
Public administration: Unit 03
Planning commission
National development council of organisation and functions
State planning board of organisation and functions
District planning committee of organisation and functions
Public administration: Unit 04
Urban development administration
Municipalities of organisation and functions
Municipal corporations of organisation and functions
Urban development authorities of organisation and functions
Ngos and urban development
Public administration: Unit 05
Rural development administration
Panchayati raj institutions of organisation and functions
Rural co-operative societies of organisation and functions
Special agencies
Itda and drda of organisation and functions
Self – help groups and rural development
Public administration: Unit 06
Social welfare administration
Woman welfare programmes
Scheduled castes and scheduled tribes welfare programmes
Backward classes welfare programmes
Minority welfare programmes
Public administration: Unit 07
Citizen administration
Citizen charter
Central vigilance commission
Lok ayukta
Human rights commission
Public administration: Unit 08
Good governance
Right to information act
Information technology
People’s participation in governance
Public administration: Unit 09
Emerging trends and issues in administration
Corruption in administration
Administrative ethics
Public – private partnership
Globalisation and public administration


Commerce: Unit 01
International trade
International trade types
Procedures and formalities export processing zones and special economic zones
Commerce: Unit 02
Marketing systems, advertising and consumerism
Marketing and meaning significance
Functions and marketing vs selling
Channels of Distribution
Wholesalers and retailers
Meaning need
Types of advertising media and their advantage and disadvantages
Positive and negative effects of advertising
Consumer movement in india
Consumer protection
Consumer forums
Commerce: Unit 03
Business services
Business services meaning
Types of banking, insurance, transportation and warehousing banking
Types of banks
Commercial banks
E-banking insurance and principles
Types of life, fire and marine transport
Types of merits and demerits warehousing
Significance and types
Commerce: Unit 04
Stock exchanges
Stock exchanges
Meaning, significance and functions
Listing of securities
Trading mechanism
Stock exchange operators like bulls, bears, stages, jobbers and brokers
Commerce: Unit 05
Computer awareness
Advantages and disadvantages applications of computers in business


Accountancy: Unit 01
Bills of exchange and depreciation
Bills of exchange meaning
Excluding accommodation bills
Depreciation of meaning
Causes and importance
Fixed installment and reducing balance methods
Accountancy: Unit 02
Consignment meaning
Difference terms problems on calculation of consignment stock value
Normal loss including proforma invoice method
Accountancy: Unit 03
Accounts of non – trading concerns
Non – trading concerns
Meaning of capital vs revenue expenditure
Preparation of receipts and payments account
Income and expenditure account and balance sheet
Accountancy: Unit 04
Accounts from incomplete records
Incomplete records
Meaning of uses and limitations
Ascertainment of profit/loss by statement of affairs method
Accountancy: Unit 05
Partnership accounts
Partners capital accounts
Fixed and fluctuating capitals
Admission and retirement of a partner


English: Unit 01
Playing the english gentleman - m.k. gandhi
The bet - anton chekov
The mad tea party - lewis carrol
On smiles - a.g. gardiner
The prize poem sir p. g. wodehouse
Sale - anita desai
Riders to the sea - j.m. synge
Respond instead of reacting - azim premji
How to live to be 200 – stephen leacock
Albert einstein at school – patrick pringle
Eight cousins or one brother? - d.balasubramaniam
Spoon-feeding – w.r.inge
Mother’s day: one-act play – j.b.priestley
English: Unit 02
Ulysses - alfred lord tennyson
The second coming - w.b. yeats
The unknown citizen - w.h. auden
To the indians who died in south africa -t.s. eliot
The night of the scorpion - nissim ezekiel
Rakhi - vikram seth
Telephone conversation - wole soyinka
Equipment – edgar albert guest
The giving tree – shel silverstein
Human family – maya angelou
Bull in the city – sri sri (translated by velcheru narayana rao)
Harvest hymn-john betjeman


Geography: Unit 01
Human geography
Definition of human geography
Content and scope
Geography: Unit 02
Man and environment
Classification of environment
Environmental impact
Geography: Unit 03
World population
Factors influencing
Density and distribution
Geography: Unit 04
Human activities
Secondary and tertiary activities
Geography: Unit 05
Definition of resources
Classification and conservation
Geography: Unit 06
Definition of agriculture
Types of agriculture
Food crops (rice and wheat) and non food crops (cotton, sugarcane) and plantation crops (rubber, tea and coffee) their significance
Conditions for cultivation
Production and distribution
Cropped area
Production and distribution of selected crops
Rice, wheat, millets, coffee, tea, sugarcane, cotton, jute and tobacco
Problems of indian agriculture
Geography: Unit 07
Definition and classification (metallic iron)
Non metallic – bauxite and (fuel minerals- coal and petroleum)
Production and distribution of coal
Iron,mica and manganese, bauxite
Geography: Unit 08
Location factors
Types of industries
Agro – based (cotton textiles)
Forest based (paper mills)
Mineral based (iron and steel)
Chemical based fertilizers
Location factors growth and distribution of iron and steel
Cotton textile and ship building industries
Geography: Unit 09
Road ways
Water ways and air ways rail ways
Intensive net work rail way
Regional rail ways and trans continental railways waterways
Major sea ports
San francisco
Reo de janeiro
Cape town
Kolkata and sydney major air ports
Bogota and wellington
Means of transport
Rail ways
Water ways and air ways
Major ports of india
Visakhapatnam and chennai
Geography: Unit 10
Physical features of India
Major features
Northern mountains
Indo – gangetic plains
Peninsular plateau of india and coastal plains
Geography: Unit 11
Major rivers of India
Perennial rivers
Ganges and brahmaputra non perennial rivers
Pennar and cauvery
Geography: Unit 12
Climate of India
Cold weather season
Temperature rainfall and pressure distribution
Hot weather season
Rainfall and pressure distribution
South west monsoon season temperature, rainfall and pressure distribution
North east monsoon season temperature, rainfall and pressure distribution
Geography: Unit 13
Natural vegetation of India
Types of vegetation based on rainfall and their distribution
Evergreen forest
Deciduous forest
Scrub forest and thorny forest
Geography: Unit 14
Definition and factors for formation
Types and their distribution
Geography: Unit 15
Growth trends from 1901 to 2001
Distribution based on density
Problems of high population
Geography: Unit 16
Types of irrigation
Wells and tanks
Major multipurpose projects
Damodar valley corporation and nagarjuna sagar
Geography: Unit 17
Geography of Andhra Pradesh
Physiography and climate


Geology: Unit 01
Types of rocks including igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks
Rock cycle
Characteristics of the rocks
Forms of igneous rocks
Intrusive and extrusive forms
Structures of igneous rocks
Textures of igneous rocks
Classification of igneous rocks
Introduction to origin of igneous rocks
Description of igneous rocks
Andesite and basalt
Formation of sedimentary rocks
Structures of sedimentary rocks
Textures of sedimentary rocks
Classification of sedimentary rocks
Clastic, non-clastic and residual rocks
Description of sedimentary rocks
Sand stone
Lime stone and laterite
Agents and types of metamorphism
Zones of metamorphism
Classification of metamorphic rocks
Structures and textures of metamorphic rocks
Description of metamorphic rocks
Charnockite and khondalite
Geology: Unit 02
Economic geology
Classification of mineral deposits
Residual and mechanical concentration
Oxidation and supergene enrichment
Metamorphism and contact meta somatic processes
Origin, occurrence, distribution of metallic minerals
Geology: Unit 03
Non-metallic minerals
Origin, occurrence, distribution of non-metallic minerals
Geology: Unit 04
Coal - types and formation of coal
Distribution of coal in india
Petroleum and natural gas
Distribution of petroleum and natural gas in india
Mineral riches of a.p
Geology: Unit 05
Stratigraphy and Indian geology
Objectives and scope
Succession and mineral wealth of archeans
Succession and economic importance of cuddaphas
Succession and economic importance of vindhyans and kurnool system
Classification, plant fossils and economic importance of gondwanas
Classification, age and economic importance of deccan traps
Succession and mammalian fossils of siwalicks
Geology: Unit 06
Definition of fossil
Conditions for fossilisation
Modes of preservations of fossils and importance of fossils
Classification, morphological characteristics and importance of the following
Plant fossils


Logic: Unit 01
Definitions of induction and deduction
Need and importance of induction
Uses of induction
Inductive method
Inductive leap
Problem of induction
Kinds of induction
Perfect induction
Imperfect induction
Scientific inductive methods its stages
Non scientific methods of inquiry
Intuitive method
Method of tenacity
Method of authority
Difference between scientific method and non scientific method
Paradox of inference
Relation between deduction and induction
Logic: Unit 02
Methods of enquiry
Definitions of enquiry
Methods followed in social sciences
Case history method
Pre-natal development
Post – natal development
Method of interview
Method of questionnaire
Statistical method
Field investigation method
Methods followed in physical and biological sciences
Experimental method
Analytical method
Experimental methods of mill
Method of agreement
Method of difference
Joint method of agreement and difference
Method of concomitant variation
Method of residues
Logic: Unit 03
Postulates of induction
Definitions of postulates
Law of uniformity
Kinds of uniformity
Uniformity of succession
Uniformity of co-existence
The law of universal causation
Definition of cause
Plurality of cause
The law of unity of nature
Can these postulates be proved
Logic: Unit 04
Definitions of enumeration
Kinds of enumeration
Simple enumeration
Complete enumeration
Comparison of simple enumeration and complete enumeration
Place of simple enumeration in the formation of hypothesis
Kinds of universals
Generic universal
Collective universal
Verbal universal
Logic: Unit 05
Observation and experiment
Definitions of observation
Kinds of observation
General observation
Scientific observation
Nature of observation
Observation is selective
Observation is analytical
Observation is attentive
Observation is purposive
Conditions of good observation
Fallacies of observation
Fallacy of non-observation
Fallacy of mal-observation
Definition of experiment
Natural experiment
Logic: Unit 06
Definitions of analogy with examples
Kinds of analogy
Similarity of function
Similarity of structure
Strength of analogical argument
Value of analogical argument
Dangers of analogy
Logic: Unit 07
Definition of hypothesis with examples
Kinds of hypothesis
Explanatory hypothesis
Descriptive hypotheses
Requirements of a valued hypotheses
Crucial instance
Consilence of induction
Barren hypothesis
False hypothesis
Working hypothesis
Logic: Unit 08
Definitions of fallacies
Formal fallacies
Material fallacies
Fallacy of composition
Fallacy of division
Fallacy of accident
Direct fallacy of accident
Converse fallacy of accident
Fallacy of non-sequitur
Fallacy of post hock-ergo propter hock
Begging the question or petitio-prinicipii
Repetition of the same meaning in difference works
Hysteron proteron
Fallacy of hasty generalization

Exam pattern of AP intermediate 2020 helps students to manage studies according to the weightage and information provided. A student can plan his/her studies if he/she has knowledge of the blueprint of AP intermediate 2020 exams. The exam pattern for AP inter 2020 can be broadly divided into four categories which are given below:

Subjects with maximum marks - 100  and duration - 3 hours

  • English, Optional languages (viz., Telugu, Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu, Arabic, French, Tamil, Kannada, Oriya, Marathi), Commerce, Economics, Civics, History, Geology, Home Science, Logic, Public Administration, Sociology and Psychology.

Subjects with maximum marks - 75  and duration - 3 hours

  • Maths and Geography.

Subjects with maximum marks - 60  and duration - 3 hours

  • Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.

Subjects with maximum marks - 50 marks and duration - 3 hours

  • Music

Mock tests, previous year question papers or sample question papers can be found online on the official website of BIEAP. To prepare for the AP intermediate 2020 exams, it is very much advised that a student must practise with sample papers. This helps the student in a threefold way:

  • Practising sample papers makes the student aware of the AP inter exam pattern and syllabus, thus it is very helpful in the preparation of the exam. 
  • Practising sample papers enables students to analyze their preparation and where the efforts are to be put.
  • Practising sample papers gives a boost of confidence and this does not let anxiety seep in. Better mental health leads to better performance in the exam.
  • The board will provide admit cards of AP intermediate 2020 exams in the last week of February 2020. 
  • Hall tickets are issued by the board only for those candidates whose applications have been accepted. 
  • Students will have to enter their roll number or previous registration number to download the same.
  • Admit card for AP intermediate 2020 contains details such as the student's name, enrollment number, exam centre, schedule of exam etc. Upon taking the admit card, students must verify that all information provided is correct. 
  • If there is any discrepancy in the AP inter 2020 hall ticket then, a student must immediately tell the same to the Chief Superintendent for correction of their admit card.

Documents Required at Exam

  • School ID card
  • Admit card

The result of AP inter 2020 will be released in the first week of May 2020. Students can access their result online by entering their roll number. Andhra Pradesh 12th result contains student’s name, subject-wise marks, grades obtained etc. Last year, AP inter 2020 result was announced on April 12, 2020. This year also, the board is expected to follow the same trend. 

Here are the steps to check AP intermediate time table 2020:

  • Visit the official website: results.apcfss.in
  • Click on the link of 2nd year result.
  • Enter hall ticket number and click on "Get result" button.
  • AP intermediate 2020 result will open on the screen.
  • Take a printout to use in future.

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2019 General 35
OBC 35
SC 35
ST 35
General PWD 35

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Questions related to AP Intermediate Board

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when did the paper correction is going to start

anurag khanna 1st Apr, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

Paper correction of Andhra pradesh Intermediate exams will start after completion of all papers. Till now one paper is remaining, which is to be held after lockdown.

Results will be declared after the correction of all copies. Till now no any official date for checking of copies has been announced by conducting authority.

I hope this answer helps you.

Good Luck!!


How to check hall ticket of AP intermediate board exams ??

Pushpa 22nd Feb, 2020

HI Bindu,

to get your intermediate hall ticket (AP)

  • OPEN bie.ap.gov.in
  • in the website,Click on
  • You will be redirected,there click on
  • Download ipe march 2020 theory examination hall ticket and then provide the details they asked.

ALL THE BEST for your exams.


I entered education code 02 as I completed intermediate Bi PC from AP Intermediate Board in 2019. is it correct??

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 30th Jan, 2020

You selected the correct code. Code 02 says: The Higher/Senior Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher/Senior Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of such study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology (which shall include practical tests in these subjects) and Mathematics or any other elective subject with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training after introduction of the 10+2+3 educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education.

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