AP PGECET 2017: Application Form, Exam Dates, Notification

AP PGECET 2016Andhra Pradesh Post-Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET 2017) is a state level entrance test of Andhra Pradesh. It is held for providing admission to the aspirants seeking for M.Tech, M.Pharma (regular courses) in the field of Engineering, Technology and Pharmacy. It is conducted by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Kakinada on behalf of A.P. State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). GPAT and GATE qualify candidates are exempted to avail this test for admission as they can get admission on the basis of their rank. Candidates can check the complete details about AP PGECET 2017 including application form, exam dates and notification for the year 2017.

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AP PGECET 2017 Notification – Exam Dates Released


AP PGECET 2017 exam date has been released. Examination will be held on 10th and 11th May 2017.

AP PGECET 2017 Exam Dates

Get the dates of AP PGECET 2017 given below:

Notification IssueFirst week of March 2017
Online Application Availability DateFirst week of March 2017
Form Submission Last Date (Without Late Fee)Fourth week of April 2017
Form Submission Last Date (With Late Fee)Third week of May 2017
Admit Card Download DateThird week of May 2017
Date of Examination10th and 11th May 2017
Result DeclarationSecond week of June 2017

AP PGECET Application Form 2017

  • AP PGECET application form will be available online only from the first week of March, tentatively.
  • Candidates will have to fill the application form online before the last date (without late fee).
  • After the last date of filling the application form, one can fill the application form indeed but with the late fee.
  • The candidates can also check the status of their application form whether it is submitted successfully or not.
  • As the application form will be submitted, an intimation message regarding the successful submission of application form will be received by the candidates via SMS/E-mail.
  • In case a candidate wants to appear for more than one test, separate registration fee has to be paid for each test.

Note: There is no need for the GATE/GPAT qualifiers to appear the AP PGECET 2017 as they are admitted to the colleges on the basis of their rank in GATE/GPAT. Such candidates are required to register separately for admission.

Application Fee

The candidates can submit the application fee through credit card/debit card or through AP online centres. The application fee required to be paid by the candidates against the application form are as follows:

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  • For GEN/OBC – Rs. 600/-
  • For SC/ST- Rs. 300/-

The late fee is Rs. 500/-, 2000/-, 5000/- and 10000/- as per the dates of filling the late application form.

Also Check:

How to Fill AP PGECET 2017 Application Form

AP PGECET Application Form Correction 2017

AP PGECET Eligibility Criteria

It is necessary for all the applicants to meet the eligibility conditions as prescribed by the authority. AP PGECET 2017 eligibility conditions are mentioned below:

  • Applicant must be the Indian citizen.
  • Candidates should have the domicile certificate of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Candidates must satisfy the local/non local status requirements.
  • The candidate must have passed the qualifying examination as B.E./B.Tech from the recognized University with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST category candidates).
  • The candidate must have passed the qualifying examination as B.Pharma from the recognized University with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST category candidates).

AP PGECET Exam Pattern

Check the AP PGECET exam pattern 2017 given below:

  • Duration: The examination of AP PGECET will consist of 2 hours duration.
  • Type: The question paper contains objective type and multiple choice questions.
  • Mode & Marks: It is the pen and paper based examination consisting of 120 marks.
  • Language: The medium of the examination will be English only.
  • Marking Scheme: One mark will be provided for every right answer.
AP PGECET 2017 Exam Pattern
Exam TypePen & Paper Based
Duration of the exam2 Hours
Total No of questions120
Type of questionsMultiple Choice objective type questions
Marking Scheme1 mark for each correct answer
Negative MarkingNot applicable
Medium of Question PaperEnglish only

Check AP PGECET Preparation Tips 2017

AP PGECET 2017 will be conducted in the following disciplines:

AP PGECET 2017 Test PaperPaper Code
Aerospace EngineeringAS
Bio TechnologyBT
Chemical EngineeringCH
Civil EngineeringCE
Computer Science & Information TechnologyCS
Electrical EngineeringEE
Electronics & Communication EngineeringEC
Food TechnologyFT
Geo Engineering & Geo InformaticsGG
Instrumentation EngineeringEI
Mechanical EngineeringME
Nano TechnologyNT

AP PGECET 2017 Exam Centres:

The examination will be held in various cities of Andhra Pradesh that include Visakhapatnam, Kakinada, Guntur, Tirupathi, Anantapuram. The candidates will get the more details about the examination venue in the admit card.

AP PGECET 2017 Syllabus

This exam is held for various specializations of engineering and pharmacy. Thus, the syllabus is separate for all these papers. Candidates should adhere to the syllabus for which they will be appeared for exam. The detailed syllabus is as given on following links:

Syllabus for:

Click here for Aerospace Engineering

Click here for Bio Technology

Click here for Chemical Engineering

Click here for Civil Engineering

Click here for Computer Science & Information Technology

Click here for Electrical Engineering

Click here for Electronics & Communication Engineering

Click here for Food Technology

Click here for Geo Engineering & Geo Informatics

Click here for Instrumentation Engineering

Click here for Mechanical Engineering

Click here for Metallurgy

Click here for Nano Technology

Click here for Pharmacy

The entire syllabus for AP PGECET & TS PGECET is same. The syllabus is based on last year pattern, if any changes will be made it will be updated here.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: The application form will be available from March, 2017.
Answer: you can apply through online mode. you can visit official website for application process.
Answer: None of the certificates need to be uploaded. However, if you belong to SC/ST category then you need to bring a photocopy copy of the Caste Certificate duly attested to the examination hall.
Answer: Generally, you will be allotted the same Test centre to appear for both the tests scheduled on the same day in different sessions.
Answer: Registration fee to appear for AP PGECET examination is Rs. 600 (Rs 300/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST).
Answer: Registration ID is very important information. It is very useful in any further correspondence with AP PGECET office.
Still any question, leave your comment.

AP PGECET 2017 Admit Card

Admit card bearing the name of the centre and Roll No. will be available on the official website of the examination authority. The candidates have to enter the registration number and select the test while downloading the admit card. The tentative date for the announcement of AP PGECET 2017 admit card will be in the month of May and before some days of the examination commencement.

AP PGECET 2017 Result

The candidates are required to enter the login credentials for checking their AP PGECET 2017 result. The result contains the total marks and obtained rank of the candidate. The result will be announced online through the official website in the month of June, tentatively. AP PGECET Rank card 2017 will be available for downloading after some days of the result announcement.

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AP PGECET Answer Key 2017

AP PGECET 2017 Cut-off

To qualify the AP PGECET 2017, the candidates have to obtain the minimum 25% marks of the total marks. Those who will obtain the marks more than the AP PGECET cut-off marks will be eligible to take the admission in M.Tech course offered by the colleges of Andhra Pradesh. No minimum cut off is prescribed for SC/ST. The rank card will be available only for the qualified candidates.


Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada is the main authority which organizes a state level examination on the behalf of A.P. State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET 2018) will be organized for admission in postgraduate engineering, pharmacy and planning courses.

AP PGECET 2017 Counselling

The candidates have to attend the AP PGECET 2017 counselling for seat allotment and document verification. To appear in the counselling, the candidates have to pay the counselling fee of Rs 600/- (Rs 300 for SC/ST/PH). After the payment of prescribed fees, serial number and password will be provided to the candidates through which candidates are able to mark the choices for colleges.

NoteSeparate admission notification will be released for the candidates who have applied through GATE/GPAT. The number of seats left vacant after appointing the candidates through GATE/GPAT will be filled further through AP PGECET.

If you have any doubt regarding AP PGECET 2017, you may ask us by commenting below.

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  1. Your Name... says:

    Is there any course, which consists 1 year duration? If yes..! What are those?

  2. what is the fee stucture for doing mtech says:

    dear sir
    i just want to know the fee structure of mtech program for those qualified in pg set

  3. naresh kumar says:

    is govt should provide fee reambersment to the pgcet 2017 qualifiying students

  4. reddy says:

    MTech mechanical with ece btech background is possible or not as per JNTU rules if possible what is the procedure for test and selection?

  5. Shoeb Quraishi says:

    I am from Maharashtra state can I give AP PGECET 2017 please tell me if yes or not

  6. Anusha says:

    I completed my BeTech in 2015.should I eligible to apply for this year PG set Exam.in2017

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