AP PGECET 2023: Notification, Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility

AP PGECET 2023AP PGECET 2023 is known as the Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance. AP PGECET is the state-level common entrance test which is organised by Sri Venkateswara University for the candidates who want admission to this university & affiliated institutions. The candidates who want admission in postgraduate courses in Pharmacy or Engineering or from the colleges/universities/ institutes located in Andhra Pradesh state can apply for this entrance examination. The registration form for this AP PGECET 2023 examination will tentatively be out in the first week of May 2023. Here we have provided details about AP PGECET 2023 exam including application, exam dates, pattern, syllabus etc.

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AP PGECET 2023 Highlights:

CategoryPG Entrance
Level of ExamState
Examination NameAPPGECET 2023
Conducting AuthorityAndhra University, Visakhapatnam
Issue of NoticeApril-2023
QualificationGraduation or its equivalent 
Examination conducted onJuly-2023

AP PGECET 2023 Exam Dates

Here are the tentative dates related to the AP PGECET 2023 examination.

AP PGECET Official notification April 2023 
The online application process starts from 1st week of May 2023 
Last date of form submission 2nd week of June 2023 
Correction window opens 3rd week of June 2023 
Last date to submit the application form with late fee 4th week of June 2023 
Release of admit card Last week of June 2023 
Entrance exam 1st week of July 2023 
Result declaration date 2nd week of July 2023 
Counselling 2nd week of July 2023 

AP PGECET 2023 Application Form

Candidates can check the details mentioned below and fill out the application form accordingly. 

  • The registration forms will be released from 1st week of May 2023 through online mode. 
  • It is mandatory for the candidates who apply for the examination must have to confirm their eligibility before applying for the examination as application forms will be released for the eligible candidates only. 
  • There are three steps involved in the application process i.e. Fee Payment, Application form filling, and taking the print of the filled-in application form
  • These steps must be completed in the application form very carefully however the authority will also provide the correction facility to make changes in the AP PGECET 2023 application form
  • Candidates have to complete the submission of the application form before the 2nd week of June 2023 as no candidates will be allowed to submit the application form after the last date. 
  • Candidates are instructed to keep their application form and fee receipt safe for future references. 

Application Fee:

AP PGECET 2023 application form will be incomplete without paying the fee for the examination. Therefore fees can be submitted through credit card, debit card, and net baking payment gateways. Candidates can also visit AP & TS Online centers for offline fee payment. The application fee will be as follows:

Category Application Fee 
OC/BC Candidates INR 1000 
SC/ST Candidates INR 500 

AP PGECET Form Correction:

AP PGECET 2023 Application Correction facility will be provided to make the necessary corrections to a submitted application form. However, no changes will be allowed to the application form after the due date.

Candidates are advised to make the necessary corrections before submitting and within the due date. Students can only make changes in details such as:

  • Signature and photograph
  • Qualifying Examination
  • Place of Study
  • Passing year
  • Place of Study
  • Mother’s Name
  • Birth State, etc

AP PGECET Eligibility Criteria 2023

Here are the eligibility criteria for the candidates who want to apply for AP PGECET 2023: 

  • Nationality & Domicile: Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for the AP PGECET 2023. Domicile applying candidates should have a domicile certificate from Andhra Pradesh state
  • Academic Qualification: Those candidates who are bachelor’s degree holders in relevant disciplines are eligible for admission. 
  • Qualifying marks: Candidates should have acquired at least 50% marks in the qualifying exam and the 45% for the reserved category. 
  • Fitness Certificate: Candidates must have a fitness certificate. 
  • Appearing: Those candidates who are giving their final semester examination in the year 2023, are also eligible for admission and can easily give the entrance examination. 
  • Scorecard: Candidates holding valid scores of GATE and GPAT can also apply for admission. 

AP PGECET 2023 Exam Pattern

AP PGECET Exam Pattern is set to assess the candidate’s knowledge of their subjects. Given below is the exam pattern for the AP PGECET 2023 exam. 

  • Mode of Exam – The exam will be held via Computer Based (CBT) mode.
  • Duration of Exam – Maximum time allowed to attempt the question paper is 2 hours.
  • Total Questions – A total of 120 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Nature of Questions – Objective type questions will be asked in AP PGECET exam.
  • Language of Paper – The medium of the question paper will be English only.
  • Marking Scheme – 1 mark is awarded for a correct response. There is no negative marking for an incorrect response.
  • Level of Questions – Graduate level questions will be asked in the exam.

AP PGECET 2023 Syllabus

AP PGECET Syllabus includes a list of the important topics in various subjects. Candidates need to prepare for the examination according to the syllabus so that candidates can score well and get admission. Given below are the subjects for the AP PGECET 2023 examination.

Paper Name Sections Important Topics 
Aerospace Engineering (AE)Engineering MathematicsLinear Algebra, Calculus, Probability, Statistics, etc.
Flight MechanicsAirplane Performance, Atmosphere, Static Stability, etc.
Space DynamicsCentral Force Motion, Orbit Transfer, etc
AerodynamicsBasic Fluid Mechanics, Viscous Flows, etc.
StructuresStress & Strain, Flight Vehicle Structures, Turbo Machinery, etc.
Bio-Technology (BT)Engineering MathematicsCalculus, Differential Calculus, Linear Algebra, Probability, and Statistics & Numerical Methods
BiotechnologyProcess Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology & Genetics, etc.
Civil Engineering (CE)Engineering MathematicsDifferential Calculus, Linear Algebra, Probability, and Statistics & Numerical Methods
Structural EngineeringStructural Analysis, Concrete Structures, Mechanics, etc.
Geotechnical Engineering & Environmental EngineeringSoil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering
Electrical Engineering (EE)Engineering MathematicsLinear Algebra, Calculus, Numerical Methods, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Probability, and Statistics.
Electrical EngineeringElectrical and Electronic Measurements, Electric Circuits and Fields, Electrical Machines, Power Electronics and Drives, Signals and Systems, Power Systems, Control Systems, Analog and Digital Electronics, Electric Traction System.
Mechanical Engineering (ME)Engineering MathematicsDifferential Equations, Linear Algebra, Calculus, Probability, and Statistics, Complex Variables & Numerical Methods.
Applied Mechanics and DesignStrength of Materials, Engineering Mechanics, Theory of Machines, Vibrations & Design.
Fluid Mechanics and Thermal SciencesFluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Applications, and Heat-Transfer.
Manufacturing and Industrial EngineeringMetal Casting, Forming, Joining, Engineering Materials, Machining, and Machine Tool Operations, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Production Planning, and Control, Metrology and Inspection, Inventory Control, Research

AP PGECET 2023 Preparation Tips

The candidate must be well prepared for AP PGECET 2023, they should follow the preparation tips to secure a good rank. 

  • The candidate must have a timetable and follow the timetable strictly. 
  • The candidate should have complete knowledge of the syllabus before preparing for the AP PGECET 2023 examination.
  • Practice and solve the sample papers and the previous year’s question papers. 
  • The candidate must have notes and revise them accordingly. 
  • Find a suitable website and online material to study for the exam. 
  • Candidate must have to do more and more practice because “Practice Makes a Man Perfect”. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: Candidates who have qualified graduated engineering courses with 50% and pharmacy courses with 55% are eligible to write AP PGECET exam.

Answer: Candidates can apply for the exam by visitng the website. Candidates are required to make their own accounts and fill online application.
Answer: No, candidates with GPAT scores can directly apply for AP PGECET counselling through GATE/ GPAT.
Answer: Candidates should score minimum of 30 marks or 25% to qualify. However, AP PGECET cut off are constantly varying.
Answer: According to the eligibility criteria, candidates must be permanent residents of Andhra Pradesh or Telangana to apply for AP PGECET. Candidates who have lived in the states for a substantial amount of time can also apply for the exam.
Answer: No, there is no negative marking in AP PGECET. Candidates will be awarded 1 mark for each correct answer in AP PGECET 2023.
Answer: No, AP PGECET 2023 will be conducted in computer-based mode only.
Answer: In AP PGECET 2023 candidates have to attempt a paper of 120 questions in 2 hours.
Answer: AP PGECET 2023 exam can only be given in English, candidates don’t have a choice of Hindi or any regional language to appear in AP PGECET 2023.

AP PGECET 2023 Hall Ticket

 The candidates who will successfully applied for the AP PGECET 2023 examination will get the admit card via online mode. The admit card will be issued from last week of June 2023. The candidates who successfully not applied for the examination by paying the fee for the application form will not be provided the admit card. 

AP PGECET 2023 Admit card includes all the important details so it is essential to carry it while going to attend the exam. Candidates who are not able to produce their admit cards on the day of the exam will not be allowed to enter the AP PGECET 2023 exam hall. 

AP PGECET 2023 Answer Key

AP PGECET Answer key will be available after the examination. Candidates who will appear in the exam can check their answer key through online mode. The answer key will be released in first week of July 2022.

Through the answer key candidates can get an estimated idea of their marks obtained in the examination. Candidates can also submit objections, if any, against the initial Preliminary Answer Key for AP PGECET 2023 .

After considering all the objections raised by the candidates, the final answer key will be announced by the authorities.

AP PGECET 2023 Result

AP PGECET 2023 Results can only be checked through online mode. The result will be announced in the month of July 2022. All the candidates are advised to take a printout of the result for future reference.

Candidates must log in using their credentials such as application number/ registration number and password to check the result.

Before taking a printout, candidates are required to cross-check the details like name, rank, etc. in the rank card so as to avoid confusion during the admission process. AP PGECET 2023  Rank Card will be available after the announcement of the result.

AP PGECET 2023 Cut Off

AP PGECET cut-off will be announced after the declaration of result. It is necessary to score the required cut-off marks to be eligible for admission. The cut-off will be published in the month of July 2022Factors Determining AP PGECET 2023 Cutoff will be as:

  • Number of Candidates attending the exam
  • Marks obtained by candidates
  • Difficulty of Exam

AP PGECET 2023 Counselling

AP PGECET Counselling will be done through AP PGECET and GATE/GPAT scores. Candidates who successfully clear the examination will be called for the Counselling process. Separate counseling will be organized for the candidates with valid PGECET, GATE, and GPAT scores.

Counselling will be started from last week of July 2023. Candidates are required to get all their original documents verified on the day of counselling. In case, any candidate is not able to attend the counselling, the seat will be allotted to the next candidate.

Some of the documents that are important to be carried while going for the counselling round are:

  • Admit card of PGECET/ GPAT/ GATE
  • Mark sheets of qualifying exams
  • Category certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • AP PGECET 2023  rank card
  • Transfer certificate

For any other queries regarding AP PGECET 2023 exam, you can leave your queries in the comment box given below.

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  1. Pullarao says:

    can i get fee concession for ap pgecet 2023??

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