AP PGECET 2025: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

AP PGECET 2025AP PGECET 2025 Exam will be conducted in fourth week of May 2025 through Computer Based Mode (CBT). AP PGECET (Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test) is an entrance examination conducted by SRI Venkateswara University, Tirupati on behalf of APSCHE. It is a state level common entrance exam conducted every year to provide admission in PG level Engineering and Pharmacy courses. Qualified candidates will get admission at various universities and affiliated colleges approved by AICTE.

Through this article, candidates will get complete details related to AP PGECET 2025 Exam darts, application form, syllabus, exam pattern, procedures to apply etc.

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AP PGECET 2025 Overview

Exam NameAP PGECET 2025
Full NameAndhra Pradesh  Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test
Conducting BodySRI Venkateswara University, Tirupati
Websitecets.apsche.ap.gov.in
Exam Level State Level
Courses OfferedPG Engineering Courses
Exam ModeOnline (CBT) mode 
Application ModeOnline mode 

AP PGECET 2025 Exam Dates

Here, we have mentioned AP PGECET Exam Dates 2025 in the table below: 

Events Dates 2025  (Tentative)
Commencement of online application form4th week of March 2025
Last date to fill without late fee3rd week of April 2025
Last date to submit registration form with Rs. 500/-3rd week of April 2025
Last date to submit registration form with  Rs. 2000/-4th week of April 2025
Last date to fill with late fee of Rs. 5000/-1st week of May 2025
Correction facility 2nd week of May 2025
Downloading of Admit Card4th week of May 2025
Exam date4th week of May 2025
Publishing of Preliminary Answer Key4th week of May 2025
Last Date for receiving of objections4th week of May 2025
Result/Rank Card declared 4th week of June 2025
Counselling July/ August 2025 

AP PGECET 2025 Application Form

Read following section to know the generals instructions related to filling of AP PGECET Application Form 2025:

  • The AP PGECET 2025 Application Form will be made available in fourth week of March 2025.
  • The application form of AP PGECET 2025 will be accessible by candidates through online mode only.
  • Candidates must make sure that they satisfy eligibility norms, before applying for AP PGECET 2025. 
  • Fill the application form with necessary details like personal, academic, address and other details.
  • Upload documents like a scanned passport size photograph and signature in a specified size and format.
  • The deadline for submission of application fee without late fee will be till third week of April 2025.
  • The application correction window will be opened by authority in second week of May 2025.
  • Applicants are advised to take a printout of filled application form for further correspondence.

Application Fee:

  • The application fee of AP PGECET 2025 will be paid through online mode.
  • Payment of registration fee can be done online through APOnline services or through Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net banking Payment Gateway.
  • Fee once paid will be non-refundable in nature.

The application fee applicable to various category candidates will be as follows:

CategoryApplication Fee
For General and OBC Category CandidatesRs. 1200/-
For BC Category CandidatesRs. 900/-
For SC/ST Category CandidatesRs. 700/-

How to Apply for AP PGECET 2025 

To apply for AP PGECET 2025, candidates must follow the given steps:

  • Step-1: Go to the AP PGECET website (link will be given above).
  • Step-2: Press on “Eligibility Criteria and Fee Payment” option from the home screen.
  • Step-3: Fill in all mandatory details like, name, date of birth, mobile number, email ID, category, etc.
  • Step-4:  Select payment option and click on “Verify email and Pay” button.
  • Step-5: After successful payment, Click on “Proceed to fill application” and fill details like personal and academic qualification, choose test center preference etc.
  • Step-6: Upload a scanned passport size photograph and a signature in jpg/jpeg  format.
  • Step-7:Cross-check all details before submitting application form.
  • Step-8: After submission, click on modify & confirm/freeze option will appear.
  • Step-9: Click on “Confirm” button for final submission and take a print out of filled application form for future correspondence.

AP PGECET 2025 Application Correction

Candidates must fill application form of AP PGECET 2025 carefully and completely. The application correction window will be opened in second week of May 2025. In case of any errors found in application form after submission, candidates will be able to make changes in some specific details only. 

For changes in non-editable details, candidates will have to send a written request to the authority by  providing their payment ID, qualifying exam Hall Ticket number, mobile number, date of birth and SSC Hall Ticket  number.

AP PGECET 2025 Eligibility Criteria

Students must meet the following  AP PGECET Eligibility Criteria 2025 to apply for exam:

  • Nationality: Candidates who are Indian Citizens will be eligible.
  • Domicile: Applicants must have  domicile of Andhra Pradesh’s and satisfy local/non-local requirements will  be eligible.
  • Qualification: To be eligible, candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in relevant field from an AICTE/UGC approved institution recognised by Government of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Marks: A minimum of 50% marks (45% marks for reserved category) must be obtained in the qualifying examinations.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the final semester/ year of qualifying examination will be eligible to apply.
  • Score card: Candidates who have valid scores of GATE/ GPAT exam  in the relevant branch will also be eligible to apply.

AP PGECET 2025 Exam Pattern

Here, we have mentioned in detail AP PGECET Exam Pattern 2025:

  • Mode of Exam: The AP PGECET 2025 will be held via online Computer Based Mode (CBT).
  • Duration:  Candidates will be given 2 hours to solve the question paper.
  • Total Questions: A total of 120 questions will be asked.
  • Type of Questions: The Objective type questions will be asked in AP PGECET 2025 exam.
  • Medium of Paper: The question paper will be in English Language only.
  • Marking Scheme: Applicants will be awarded 1 mark for each correct option marked in exam There will be no negative marking for wrong answer.

AP PGECET 2025 Syllabus

Candidates can check AP PGECET Syllabus 2025 for different courses from the given table:

Courses Syllabus 
PharmacyPharmacognosy & Phytochemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Technology, Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance, Forensic pharmacy
BiotechnologyEngineering Mathematics, Biotechnology, Process Biotechnology, Recombinant DNA Technology, Immunology, Plant and Animal Biotechnology, Bioprocess Engineering
Computer Science & Information TechnologyEngineering Mathematics, Computer Science and Information Technology, Programming and Data Structures, Compiler Design, Information Systems and Software Engineering, Web technologies
Mechanical EngineeringEngineering Mathematics, Applied Mechanics and Design , Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering, Production Planning and Control
Chemical EngineeringProcess Calculations and Thermodynamics, Chemical Reaction Engineering, Instrumentation and Process Control, Engineering Mathematics, Heat Transfer

AP PGECET 2025 Preparation Tips

Candidates must go through the given AP PGECET Preparation Tips 2025 below:

  • Get acquainted with exam pattern and syllabus.
  • Construct a well designed study plan.
  • Allot equal time to strong and weak sections.
  • Practice previous year question papers to understand the paper pattern.
  • Manage speed of attempting mock tests and sample question papers.

AP PGECET Books

Checkout the best books to prepare for AP PGECET 2025 Exam:

Books Authors 
Basic Electrical and Electronic EngineeringS.K. Bhattacharya
Handbook of Civil Engineering RPH Editorial Board
Computer Science Handbook, Second EditionAllen B. Tucker
Textbook on geo informatics and nanotechnologyY.S. Satish Kumar

AP PGECET 2025 Exam Centre

The AP PGECET Exam Centres 2025 will be conducted at various location across Andhra Pradesh state such as Anantapur, Chittoor, Tirupati, Gudur, Rajahmundry, Kakinada, Guntur, Narasaraopeta, Vijayawada, Kurnool, Nellore, Debtors, Srikakulam, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Bhimavaram, Kadapa, Hyderabad.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: The AP PGECET 2025 application form will be accessible by candidates in fourth week of March 2025 through online mode.

Answer: The AP PGECET 2025 Registration Fee will be Rs. 1200/- for GEN and OBC category, Rs. 900/- for BC category and Rs. 700/- for SC/ST category.

Answer: CAndidates who satisfy the local/non-local residential requirements and have qualified bachelor’s degree with a minimum  of 50% marks (40% marks for SC/ST/OBC category) will be eligible to apply.

Answer: The AP PGECET 2025 Exam will be conducted in fourth week of May 2025 through online CBT mode.

Answer: There will be no specific age limit to be eligible to apply for AP PGECET 2025.

Answer: No, GATE/ GPAT rank holders will be able to apply for direct admission into universities and affiliated colleges across Andhra Pradesh state.

Answer: No, payment of application fee will be made through AP Online services or Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net banking Payment Gateway.

Answer: No, candidates must be a domicile holder of Andhra Pradesh state to apply for exam.

Answer: The last date to apply for AP PGECET 2025 will be till third week of April 2025.

Answer: The application correction facility will be allowed to eligible candidates to make changes in some specific details by sending an written request to convenor of AP PGECET 2025.

AP PGECET 2025 Admit Card

Those candidates who have successfully submitted the application form and application fee will be issued an admit card through online mode. Applicants will be able to download their admit card in fourth week of May 2025.

AP PGECET Admit Card will be an important document as it will comprise all the important details like name, Photograph, date and time of exam, exam venue, general instructions for exam day etc. Applicants will be permitted to enter AP PGECET 2025 exam hall only after producing a valid admit card. 

AP PGECET 2025 Answer Key

AP PGECET Answer Key 2025 will be published through online mode. The applicants will be able to download answer key of AP PGECET 2025 exam in fourth week of May 2025. Candidates will get answer key of AP PGECET 2025 in PDF format from the website.

Applicants will be able to calculate their estimated scores with the help of answer key before declaration of result. The candidates will be able to raise their objections against answer key, in case of any discrepancy found in the same. 

AP PGECET 2025 Result

AP PGECET 2025 Result will be announced by authority through online mode. The result will be made available on website of exam conducting authority. Candidates will be able to check their rank card/ result in fourth week of June 2025.

To check the result, candidates will be required to enter their Registration number, PGECET Hall Ticket number. and Date of Birth on website. The AP PGECET Result 2025 will be declared on the basis of final answer key. 

AP PGECET 2025 Cut Off

AP PGECET Cut Off 2025 will be published by the authority through online mode. The authority will release cut off marks in order to shortlisted eligible candidates for counselling and further admission process.

The qualifying percentage marks for obtaining a rank in AP PGECET 2025 will be 25% i.e. 30 marks out of 120. However, in case of SC/ ST candidates, there will be no minimum qualifying marks specified for ranking candidates.

AP PGECET 2025 Counselling

AP PGECET Counselling 2025 will be organized on the basis of candidate’s scores obtained in AP PGECET or GATE/GPAT entrance exam. All exam qualified candidates will be eligible to participate in counselling rounds. 

The authority will organise a separate counselling process for candidates with valid PGECET, GATE, and GPAT scores. It will be organised in month of July/ August 2025 for eligible candidates only. The seat allotted applicants will be required to get all their original documents verified on the day of counselling.

Applicants must carry the following documents while reporting for Counselling process:

  • Admit card of AP PGECET 2025
  • GATE/GPAT 2025 scorecard
  • Mark sheets of qualifying degree
  • Transfer certificate
  • Migration certificate
  • Category certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • AP PGECET 2025 Rank card

AP PGECET 2025 Participating Colleges

Applicants must check list of AP PGECET Participating Institutes 2025 from below:

  • Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur
  • AITS Annamacharya Institute of Technology and Sciences Rajampet
  • AITAM Aditya Institute of Technology and Management, Tekkali
  • Bapatla Engineering College, Bapatla
  • Chalapathi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Guntur
  • Chirala Engineering College, Chirala
  • Dhanekula Institute of Engineering and Technology, Vijayawada
  • Godavari Institute of Engineering and Technology, Rajahmundry
  • JNTUK Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada
  • Kallam Haranadha Reddy Institute of Technology, Guntur
  • Seshadri Rao Gudlavalleru Engineering College, Gudlavalleru
  • Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College, Tirupati
  • SVCE Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering Tirupati
  • Vasireddy Venkatadri Institute of Technology, Guntur
  • Vishnu Institute of Technology, Bhimavaram

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