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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Syllabus FAQs

AP PGECET 2017 Notification – Application Started

newiconAP PGECET 2017 application has been started from 3rd March 2017.Click here for application form.

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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)6th April 2017
Form Submission Last Date (With Late Fee of Rs. 500/-)13th April 2017
Form Submission Last Date (With Late Fee of Rs. 2000/-)18th April 2017
Form Submission Last Date (With Late Fee of Rs. 5000/-)21st April 2017
Form Submission Last Date (With Late Fee of Rs. 10000/-)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
Result DeclarationSecond week of June 2017

AP PGECET Application Form 2017

  • AP PGECET application form has been available online only from 3rd March 2017.
  • Candidates have to fill the application form online before 6th 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 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.

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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:

  • 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 has been available from 3rd 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. 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 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. AP PGECET 2017 admit card will be available from 29th April 2017.

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. 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

  7. Srilakshmi says:

    Is mca student eligible to appear PGECET 2017?

    • Ashok says:

      I studied master of Computers in 2012 thus I am eligible for ap pgcet for m tech. If it is possible how to apply. Tanking you

  8. reddy says:

    Mechanical MTech with ece background is possible through pgecet if possible what is the procedure. Plz give reply

  9. Nandini says:

    When will the application form will be close?How many times have written the exam?

  10. Ram says:

    I completed my B.tech in ECE and currently working as software engineer as java developer,So i want to do M.tech in Programming Language/Artificial intelligence/Algorithms.
    So,on what exam i need to take while applying for PGCET(ECE/CSE).
    Please help me on this.

  11. c.r. aarthi says:

    how to registred

  12. ANJANI says:

    I completed my MCA in 2009 .Should i eligible to apply PGSET(M. TECH CS) exam this year?

  13. J Narendra says:

    My native place is AP but I am studying b.tech in Telangana so which state I have write exam as per Telangana rules, no Ap Student will not come to Telangana for studying with fee reambers meant so what can I do either AP Or TS I want to write exam

  14. Rojasree says:

    Sir, b.pharmacy r(13)some syllabus eg:clinical pharmacy this subject is not there,&also how will write this subject question. Thank

  15. Rojasree says:

    Sir,R(13) syllabus is different from previous year

  16. Rojasree says:

    Sir, give me reply

  17. meena says:

    When will notification release

  18. Nimmakayala kanakadurga says:

    Appgcet2017examtimings I want to know.

  19. Meka vijay Samuel raju says:

    Sir thumb print is allowed from this year for mtech

  20. ADARSH KUMAR says:


  21. ADARSH KUMAR says:


  22. Your Name... says:

    IN payment details, enter the qualifying exam hall ticket number..what does it mean??please elaborate in detail…

  23. vinay says:

    IN payment details, enter the qualifying exam hall ticket number..what does it mean??please elaborate in detail…

  24. Adarsh Kumar says:

    Sir I have lost my registration number

  25. Kousik says:

    How much mark is cut off?

  26. habibunnisa says:

    I fill fee payment step BT I entered SSC halltckt no instead of btch alltckt no… How I. Crct it plz reply me fastly thqu

  27. Davis says:

    What is qualifying exam hall ticket number?

    • Rohini says:

      Qualifying exam hall ticket number means what whether it is degree qualifying hall ticket number or any other pls clarify

  28. Lakshmi says:

    When will the 2017 application form available??


    Sir,instead of filling qualifying degree hallticket number,I filled SSC hallticket number. Is there any significant affect by doing this?? Please reply

  30. Sindhu says:

    Sir, what is the Qualifying exam number field in the appgcet 2017 application form.?….

    • sudheer says:


      while filling the online form we are also strucked at first step.

      what is the what is the Qualifying exam number field in the appgcet 2017 application form.?….

  31. Sadaf says:

    I am b.pharmacy student can I attend biotechnology

  32. sairam says:

    what are the books to prepare for tspgcet?

  33. Moulika says:

    Is calculator is allowed for pgecet exam?

  34. Prakash says:

    I am not from AP.
    Can I give the exam AP pgecet 2017.

  35. Kalva Udaya Bhaskara Reddy says:

    Iam studying B.tech in Hyderabad. And my native place is Anantapur. my primary education done in Anantapur but only graduation in Hyderabad. Am I local student for AP PGCET.

  36. KRANTHI says:

    Edit option corrections is available is available are not

  37. lokesh says:

    can i join in msc oceanography after btech by pgecet sir or any other alternatives.

  38. Upendra s says:

    Applying pgecet problem arises male/ female option not taken & last option i accept not taken @@@ why asked income certificate number. students staying other places they how to bring income certificate @@@. So plz change pgecet board doing frad first payment taken then locked students & asked income certificate & cast certificate numbers why it need for only written exam

  39. priyanka says:

    how many years validity did pgecet rank card will have?

  40. Rupika says:

    I have problem in filling my APPGCET application form.
    the transaction was sucessful but to fill in my application form it shows that the mobile number is invalid . if i apply freshly will my amount get refund? or its there any alternative to proceed further?

  41. tejaswi says:

    sir I kept qualifying exam number field in the APPGCET 2017 application form as SSC hall ticket no, is it is B.Tech qualifying exam number?? Please reply me

  42. Sun says:

    I would like to whether I am getting scholarship or not and to check local and non local status.I studied my schooling up to eight std in hyd and then after I studied in andhra.I am just wondering whether I am belonging to local or non local and also about scholarship.

  43. uday kiran says:

    i have completed mca. i want to do mtech. Am i eligible for writing pgcet exam. pls give suggestion

  44. Your Name... says:

    sir, very good afternoon
    this is achyuth from guntur ,i should try to payment through credit card ..but after click the credt card option, that payment will be blank,how to pay for this..plzz give the resolution sir

  45. vadtya kumar nayak says:

    all are stucked at the first step what we want to enter in the qualifying exam hall ticket num can anyone tell me if u know .

  46. suneetha says:

    sir i have a problem with income certificate and cast certificate..i already paid the money how can i cancel it??

  47. suneetha says:

    How can i edit my hall ticket number?Is there any edit option?

  48. Vineela says:

    I entered intermediate hall ticket number in the place of qualifying examination hall ticket number… Is there any possibility to change that number???

  49. Y.nagendra says:

    Sir; iam btech mining..how u write pg cet

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