AP PGECET 2017: Answer Key, Result, Cut-off, Counselling

AP PGECET 2016AP PGECET 2017 Final Answer Keys have been released now. Andhra Pradesh Post-Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET 2017) 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 answer key, result, counselling, etc.

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AP PGECET 2017 Notification – Final Answer Key Released

newiconAP 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.

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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 DeclarationSecond week of June 2017

AP PGECET 2017 Answer Key

The final answer key of AP PGECET 2017 exam has been released on 24th May 2017. The authority has released the answer key after the examination conducted. The answer key has been 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 Hall Ticket

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. AP PGECET 2017 admit card is 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 will also contain some general instructions regarding examination. Candidates must read all the instructions carefully before appearing the exam.

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 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 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 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.

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. Sandhya says:

    Sir please say the date when will be results declared

  2. Dileep says:

    Sir,pgecet how many marks for qualified

  3. metla sairam says:

    I qualified in the GATE 2017 exam. What should i do to get admitted into colleges in Andhra pradesh. It is mentioned that there will be a seperate notification for that where can i get that information.

  4. Divya says:

    I have qualified in gate 2016. I want to apply for pgecet 2017 .can I apply for 2017 . If I can how I need to apply

  5. Jayanth says:

    Sir i have qualified gate i want to apply appgecet Councilling.. May i please know procedure and date sir.

  6. y.phanimadhuri says:

    My application catageory name should be wrong how it is corrected

  7. K SRI HARI says:

    Hai sir…in application they given affix your photo and get attested by gazetted officer or principal where you studied (well in advance before examination ) please tell me about that sir

  8. ram says:

    Sir I have b.pharm 4-2 reg. Exam on 10th may and also pgecet. So how to attend to this exam ? Pge cet very imp in my future. Iam from TS jntuh student. So please help me sir. Can u change my exam date

  9. Prabhat says:

    Sir, I was born in Hyderabad but pursued my studies from primary to BTech in Andhra Pradesh(kakinada). But in the Application I was tagged as a Non-Local. How can I avail my Local category benifits ???

  10. ramya says:

    Should i need the principal sign on the application form

  11. jabi says:

    H i Sir,
    I belongs to BC_E, but in application by mistakenly i selected as parents annual income as more than 2 lakh(correct income is below 2 lakh) please let me know how to correct. is this creates any issue in counselling ? please let me know income certificate amount is final or application data is final ?

  12. Ramu says:


  13. Your Name... says:

    when will be M-TECH Admissions through GATE?

  14. Your Name... says:

    how to download hallticket

  15. naurin says:

    I have qualified gate 2017 then I need not necessary to write ap pgcet 2017 exam

  16. is there any chance to change exam centers says:

    any chance to change centers?

  17. venki says:

    correction date

  18. Devivaraprasad says:

    What about gate qualified candidates

  19. sirisha says:

    Hai sir…in application they given affix your photo Nd get attested by gazetted officer or principal where you studied (well in advance before examination ) please tell me about that sir

    • lakshmi says:

      hi sir..in the application they given affix your and get attested by gazetted officer.tell abt that sir.and also do we need to carry an original id for this.

  20. sirisha says:

    Hai sir….in application form…given that get attested by gazetted officer or principal where you studied…Please tell me about that sir…

  21. Pavani says:

    As I am nonlocal student…I.e from Telangana….
    I want to apply ap pgset and want to study in ap…I have applied for da xam..
    In the requirements they have asked….DOMICILE CERTIFICATE OF AP…what I is day???
    Nd they asked to satisfy the
    Plzzz can u answer me I will be prepared for this..

  22. sanjanna says:

    How can I get re print my appgecet application form

  23. venki says:

    My payment is successful.but after that the registration is not completed due to gender and accept terms.is there any possible to get my money refunded.and today is last date

  24. venky says:

    My cast is PC.i have no income and caste certificate.is this possible to fill my details

  25. Janaki says:

    When will get the separate registration notification for GATE qualified students to attend the pgcet counseling.

  26. T sruthi says:

    Sir I’m sruthi by mistake my date of birth which is in pgecet is incorrect so is their any solution to make it correct

  27. ACHARI says:

    Sir by mistakely I submitted for qualifying number my 10 register number instead of btech registration number when corrections will their I want to correct it..

  28. Mounika says:

    sir,when will be the admission notification for gate qualified candidates for pgcet?how can we know it?

  29. Sharukh says:

    What is the validity of PGCET rank? Can I get a seat in 2018 PGCET with 2017 PGCET rank?

  30. Anilkumar says:

    Sir .I want to change my examination centre ,can I change it …it is possible or not?

  31. Harikrishna says:

    Reply me team

  32. Harikrishna says:

    Respected sir /mam my name is harikrishna, I have 3 backlogs ,am belongs to anantapur university , may i apply for pgecet, at the councelling time can I get result, please give me reply sir/mam

  33. BHARATH KUMAR says:


  34. saikrishna says:

    I need to join M.pharm on andhrapradesh,But actually i am a telangana student.I have completed B.pharm on andhrapradesh.
    Now I have to write telangana pgecet or AP pgecet.
    Please guide me.
    Thanks in advance.

  35. venkatesh says:

    is there any possibility to change my name after entering it incorrectly at payment

  36. KEERTHI says:

    how to edit the details of submitted application

  37. nagaraju says:

    Sir I made a mistake while filling the application form.That is instead of giving b.tech hallticket number I had given ssc hallticket number.How to edit that number.Please help me.As tommorow is the last date.

  38. manidivya says:

    sir please tell me what we have to fill in examination qualifying hall ticket number.

  39. sravani says:

    what is qualifying hall ticket number


    sir please give me the way how can i change my name. Is there any possibility to change my name.

  41. Your Name... says:

    my schooling,intermediate and degree are completed in krishna district itself do i belong to OU?

  42. GALI RAVITEJA says:


  43. ganesh says:

    I enterd SSC hall ticket number instead of b.tech in the rigistaion form what can I do please reply

  44. A Ravichandra says:

    how can i modify the locality field after the submission

  45. Vooha says:

    Hlo …..I m a nonlocal student BT I completed 6 yrs of my education in ap..M I eligible for pgecet2017

  46. manojna says:

    I submitted wrong hall ticket number how should i rectify it? pleaae tell me

  47. Thamisetty.sai charan says:

    sir,I qualified in gate 2017 when will be the counselling? please send me phone numbers for clarification

  48. Krishna says:

    Sir will filling the payment process I did spell mistake in my surname…. can u please help me to change mistake in my surname….any problem will be occurs like application calculation etc…plss let me know the correction procedure

  49. Vamsi says:

    I had made mistake in my application form is there any correction date plss let me know weather it’s possible to correct my application

  50. vinnu babu says:

    can we change wrong details in application?if yes when it will?

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