AP PGECET 2017: Counselling Schedule & Admission Process

AP PGECET 2016AP PGECET 2017 Allotment Order for Final Round has been released on 26th September. Andhra Pradesh Post-Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET) is a state level entrance test of Andhra Pradesh. It was held for providing admission to the aspirants seeking for M.Tech, M.Pharma (regular courses) in the field of Engineering, Technology and Pharmacy. It was 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 counselling, admission, etc.

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AP PGECET 2017 Notification:

newiconAndhra University, Visakhapatnam conducts the AP PGECET 2018 exam to offer admission in postgraduate engineering, pharmacy and planning courses. Visit here to get more details about AP PGECET 2018.

AP PGECET 2017 Allotment Order for Final Round has been released now. Candidates can download allotment order through login. Click here for allotment order.

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AP PGECET 2017 Counselling for Final Round has been started now. Candidates can exercise their options till 23rd September (5:00 PM).  Click here for counselling details.

AP PGECET 2017 Seat Allotment has been released now. Candidates can download their allotment order via login.  Click here for counselling details.

AP PGECET 2017 Counselling for AP PGECET candidates has been started from 1st September. Click here for counselling details.

Notice has been released regarding Final Phase Counselling for GATE/GPAT candidates. Counselling is conducted on 7th & 8th September. Click here for counselling details.

AP PGECET 2017 Allotment Order for GATE/GPAT candidates has been released. Candidates can download allotment order through login. Click here for counselling details.

AP PGECET 2017 Counselling Counselling has been started from 27th August (for GATE/GPAT). Counselling for AP PGECET candidates will be started from 1st September.[Click here for counselling details.

AP PGECET 2017 Application Form for GATE & GPAT qualified candidates has been released now. The last date to submit the application is 8th July 2017. Click here to fill application form.

AP PGECET 2017 Result has been declared on 27th May 2017. Click here for result.

AP PGECET 2017 Rank Card also has been released on 27th May 2017. Click here for rank card.

AP PGECET 2017 Final Answer Keys have been released now. Click here for Answer Key details.

AP PGECET 2017 hall ticket has been released on 29th April 2017.Click here for hall ticket.

Click here for AP PGECET 2017 Mock Test

AP PGECET 2017 application correction has been over now. Click here for application correction details.

AP PGECET 2017 application form has been closed now.Click here for application form.

Click here to download AP PGECET 2017 Information Booklet

AP PGECET 2017 Exam Dates

Get the dates of AP PGECET 2017 given below:

Notification Issue1st March 2017
Online Application Availability Date3rd March 2017
Form Submission Last Date (Without Late Fee)13th April 2017 (extended)
Application Correction16th – 24th April 2017
Form Submission Last Date (With Late Fee of Rs. 500/-)14th – 18th April 2017
Form Submission Last Date (With Late Fee of Rs. 2000/-)19th  – 21st April 2017
Form Submission Last Date (With Late Fee of Rs. 5000/-)22nd – 28th April 2017
Admit Card Download Date29th April 2017
Date of Examination10-05-2017 (Wednesday) to 12-05-2017 (Friday) in two sessions on each day from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon and 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Last date for objection on answer key15th May 2017
Final answer key release24th May 2017
Result & Rank Card release27th May 2017
Counselling Starts for GATE & GPAT candidates27th August 2017
Counselling Starts for AP PGECET candidates1st September 2017
Final counselling round21st September 2017

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 1000/- (Rs 500 for SC/ST/PH). Final counselling for AP PGECET candidates was started from 21st September 2017. 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. The allotment order has been released on 26th September.


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 Application Form 2017

  • AP PGECET application form was available online only from 3rd March 2017.
  • Candidates have to fill the application form online before 13th April 2017 (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 was 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.

Click here for User Guide regarding the filling of application form

Application Fee

The candidates could 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:

  • For GEN/OBC – Rs. 800/-
  • For SC/ST- Rs. 400/-

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 was consist of 2 hours duration.
  • Type: The question paper contains objective type and multiple choice questions.
  • Mode & Marks: It was pen and paper based examination consisting of 120 marks.
  • Language: The medium of the examination was English only.
  • Marking Scheme: One mark is 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 was 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 was held in various cities of Andhra Pradesh that include Visakhapatnam, Kakinada, Guntur, Tirupathi, Anantapuram. The candidates get the more details about the examination venue in the admit card.

AP PGECET 2017 Syllabus

This exam was held for various specializations of engineering and pharmacy. Thus, the syllabus was separate for all these papers. Candidates should adhere to the syllabus for which they was appeared for exam. The detailed syllabus was 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 was based on last year pattern, if any changes was made it was updated here.

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: The application form was available till 28th April with late fee.
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. 800 (Rs 400/- 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 Hall Ticket

Admit card bearing the name of the centre and Roll No. was 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. AP PGECET 2017 admit card was available from 29th April 2017.

Through hall ticket, candidates can know their exam centre details including complete address of examination venue, exam dates, timings, roll number, etc. Admit card was also contain some general instructions regarding examination. Candidates must read all the instructions carefully before appearing the exam.

AP PGECET 2017 Answer Key

The final answer key of AP PGECET 2017 exam was released on 24th May 2017. The authority was released the answer key after the examination conducted. The answer key was released separately for all the courses. Candidates can check the answer key via online mode through the website (link is given above). Through answer key, candidates can get an rough idea about how much marks they are going to secure.


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 was announced online through the official website on 27th May 2017. AP PGECET Rank card 2017  was also released on 27th May along with result.

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.

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  1. Sai says:

    I done my b.tech in the streem of cse from nagpur University. Am I eligible to apply for appgecet

  2. lakshmi says:

    what is last date for self reporting

  3. Manish says:

    When will be spot admission dates will be announced…

  4. Lakshmi says:

    When will be the college starts for m.tech students

  5. Swathika says:

    Sir, When you release second phase seat allotment

  6. Rakshitha says:

    When will 2nd phase seat allotment order would be released..??

  7. Pradeep says:

    When would 2nd phase allotment

  8. Sasi says:

    Sir, when be the allotment order will issue for 2nd phase candidate’s.

  9. sridhar says:

    Thank you
    Sarvgyan team good work by you all nice information agood support for students .

  10. Saju says:

    2nd counseling dates

  11. Sasi says:

    Sir, when will be second counseling for pgecet students?? Pls

  12. arun says:

    sir, when will 2nd phase appgecet web option entry starts?

  13. phani says:

    Sir when the pgecet 2nd counseling starts??

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