AP PGECET 2021 Eligibility, General & Qualification Eligibility Criteria

AP PGECET 2021 EligibilityAP PGECET 2021 Eligibility is different for each course and discipline. Candidates who want to appear the AP PGECET 2021 are required to firstly check the eligibility for the examination. Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET) provides admission to various PG professional programmes. Admissions are offered in ME/M.Tech./M.Pharmacy in the institutions/colleges of Andhra Pradesh. Students can read this article to know AP PGECET Eligibility Criteria 2021.

AP PGECET Eligibility 2021

Candidates are advised to read all the eligibility conditions of AP PGECET before filling the application form. Students can check their eligibility according to their courses from this page.

General Eligibility:

  • Nationality: Candidate must be an Indian National.
  • Residence: Candidate should belong to the Andhra Pradesh state and must satisfy the local/non-local status requirements.
  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates should complete their bachelor or its equivalent degree in the relevant field.
  • Minimum Marks (Engineering): Candidates applying for the engineering courses are required to secure minimum 50% marks (45% marks for reserved category candidates) in the qualifying examination.
  • Minimum Marks (Pharmacy): For pharmacy courses, students have to secure at least 55% marks (50% marks for SC & ST candidates) in the qualifying examination.

AP PGECET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Here, we have given the eligibility criteria of Participating Universities:

Along with fulfilling the eligibility criteria of AP PGECET 2021, it is also mandatory for the candidates to satisfy the eligibility conditions proposed by the AP PGECET participating University. Each University has its own criteria. Below, we have mentioned the University-wise eligibility criteria for various courses:

Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur

Name of the DisciplineQualifying Degree
M.Tech Computer ScienceB.Tech (ECE/CSE)/M.Sc. Stat/Maths/MCA or equivalent
M.Tech Electronics & Communication EngineeringB.Tech (ECE/EIE or equivalent)
M.Tech Bio TechnologyB.Tech. (Bio-Technology/Chemical Engineering/Food Technology/Agriculture Engineering), B.Pharmacy, B.Sc. (agriculture/Veterinary Sci.)BHMS and MSc in botony, zoology, microbiology, biochemistry, biotechnology, environmental science, Genetics, life sciences, food technology, nutrition, molecular biology, genetic engineering, immunology, chemistry

Nannaya University, Rajahmundry

Name of the DisciplineQualifying Degree
M.Tech (Computer Science & Technology)B.E/B.Tech/MSc in Information Systems/Maths/Applied Maths/Physics/Electronics/Computer Science/Statistics, MCA of ANUR or its equivalent,  AMIE, with diploma in the relevant branch.

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

Name of the DisciplineQualifying Degree
M.Tech Chemical EngineeringB.Tech. in Chemical Engineering of AU or its  equivalent, AMIE (Chem.), AMIICHE with a regular Diploma in Chemical Engineering
M.Tech Civil EngineeringB.E. in Civil Engineering of AU or its equivalent, AMIE with Diploma in Civil Engineering
M.Tech Electrical EngineeringB.E. (EEE) of AU or its equivalent, AMIE (Eletronic.) with regular Diploma in Electrical Engineering
M.Tech Mechanical EngineeringB.E/B.Tech. of AU or its equivalent/AMIE with a regular Diploma in respective branch
M.Tech (Geo – Engineering)B.E. (Civil)/B.Tech.(Geo-Inform.)/M.Sc. Geology or Geo Physics or Marine Geology/Resource Development Technology/ Met. Oce. of AU or its equivalent, AMIE (Civil) with a regular Diploma
M.Tech Marine EngineeringB.E. (Mechanical)/B.E. Mechanical (Marine  Engineering as elective) of AU or its equivalent, B.E.(Naval Architecture)
M.Tech Electronics & Communication EngineeringB.E (ECE&TM) / M.Sc Electronics of AU or its equivalent, AMIETE (Telecom), AMIE     (Electronics) with a regular Diploma
M.Tech Metallurgical EngineeringB.E. /B.Tech. (Metallurgy) of  AU or its equivalent/Metallurgical & Material Engineering or AMIIM with  a  regular Diploma
NanotechnologyAny B.E or B.Tech. of AU or its equivalent, M.Sc (Electronics), M.Sc(Physics) and M.Sc.(Chemistry)

Sri Padmawathi Mahila University, Tirupathi

Name of the DisciplineQualifying Degree
M.Tech (Computer Science & Engineering)B.E/B.Tech in CSE/IT or Equivalent With 50% aggregate in BE/B.Tech Degree
M.Tech (Electronics & Communication EngineeringB.E/B.Tech/AMIE/AMIETE in Electronics & Communication Engineering (or) Equivalent with 50% aggregate in B.E/B.Tech Degree
M.Tech (Electrical & Electronics Engineering)B.E/B.Tech/AMIE in Electrical & Electronics Engineering (or) Equivalent with 50% aggregate in B.E/B.Tech Degree
M.Tech (Mechanical Engineering)B.E/B.Tech/AMIE in Mechanical Engineering/ Production Engineering (or) Equivalent with 50% aggregate in B.E/B.Tech Degree

Click here to check official eligibility criteria (last year).

JNTU, Anantapuram

Name of the DisciplineQualifying Degree
M.Tech Chemical EngineeringB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Chemical Engineering, B.E./B.Tech. Chemical Engineering/AMICHE, AMIE (CHEM) (or) Equivalent/ Petroleum Engineering/ Petroleum Tech. /Petro – Chemical Engineering
M.Tech Civil EngineeringB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Civil Engineering/ Construction Engineering/Civil and Environmental Engineering (or) equivalent
M.Tech Electrical & Electronics EngineeringB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Electrical & Electronics Engineering / Electrical Engineering (or) equivalent
M.Tech Mechanical EngineeringB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Mechanical Engineering /Automobile Engineering / Metallurgy/ Industrial Engineering /Mechanical Engineering (Mechatronics), /Mechanical Engineering (Production)/Aeronautical Engineering/ Production Engineering./Industrial and Production Engineering/ Marine Engineering/Mechatronics / Mining Engineering / Industrial Production/Mechanical Marine / (or) equivalent
M.Tech (Geo – Engineering)B.E. (Civil)/B.Tech.(Geo-Inform.)/M.Sc. Geology or Geo Physics or Marine Geology/Resource Development Technology/ Met. Oce. of AU or its equivalent, AMIE (Civil) with a regular Diploma
M.Tech Marine EngineeringB.E. (Mechanical)/B.E. Mechanical (Marine  Engineering as elective) of AU or its equivalent, B.E.(Naval Architecture)
M.Tech Electronics & Communication EngineeringB.E./B.Tech. in ECE/AMIE in ECE, AMIE(Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering). /AMIETE (Electronics & Telematics Engineering)/ Electronics & Computer Engineering / Electronics/ Electronics & Telematics or equivalent.
M.Tech Bio TechnologyB.E./B.Tech. /AMIE : Chemical Engineering/Bio – Technology/ Biochemical Engineering /Bio-informatics /Industrial Biotechnology/Food Technology/Agricultural Engineering


M.Sc. in Env. Sciences/ Food Technology/Chemistry/Biochemistry/Microbiology /Biotechnology/Botony/Zoology/ B.V.Sc /M.B.B.S/ B.D.S./B.Pharmacy

M.Pharmacy B. Pharmacy

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Displaying 39 Comments
  1. Sainath Reddy says:

    sir, i didn’t have income certificate sir because my father is govt. employee so is i am able to apply without income certificate number

  2. Viswanath rao says:

    Sir I want to do an mtech in electrical but my primary and secondary education is completed in Karnataka but btech is completed in Andhra Pradesh is IAM eligible for the pgcet and fee rembrusment.to do mtech.please answer me requesting.

  3. DEVI says:

    sir, if i having backlog ,is iam eligible to AP PGCET

  4. Teja says:

    Due to corona effect, when is the exam will be conducted??

  5. sumanth says:

    sir i have completed bsc electronics so can i apply for appgcet and i am from andhrapradesh

  6. vineetha says:

    sir i have completed b.sc(statistics) this year.i want to join m.sc(mathematics )in andhra pradesh .which entrance exam should i apply?

  7. Srk says:

    Can b.tech(mechanical)apply for m.tech marine engineering

  8. Poojitha says:

    I did btech aeronautical. Can I attempt geo paper for pgcet?

  9. Prakash says:

    I’m qualified pg CET 2018 now any Chance to attend the counselling in this year

  10. sri says:

    Sir, is it necessary to have a signature of the principal in PGSET application form?

  11. Azeem says:

    I completed btech…but iam not study intermediate but I study diploma …now how to fill the application ….

  12. Divya says:

    Hi ..i have completed btech from CSE branch..am i eligible for applying PGCET in VLSI ..

  13. sri ram.. says:

    sir i complete my ug in B.sc physics.can i apply M TECH PHYSICS in APPG ECET

  14. Keerthi says:

    Sir I qualified gate 2018 can I participate in appgecet 2019 counselling for gate students without the need of writing appgecet 2019.sir please tell me.

  15. Prasad says:

    Good morning I have completed B.tech petroleum, can I attend M.tech petroleum in AU through PGCET.

  16. Chaitanya says:

    Without pgecet how to join college

  17. Prachi says:

    Sir, Do I need to give PGCET-2018 for M.Sc in microbiology ????

  18. Bobby says:

    Will anyone clarify my doubt regarding local and non local status? I am having my Btech in Telangana state but I am a resident of Andhra Pradesh and had my study upto intermediate in Andhra Pradesh only,so will i become a local candidate under AU?

  19. SURENDRA KUMAR says:

    Sir where can I get Aucet physics previous papers

  20. ram says:

    sir,i am gate 2018 qualified student,should i write PGECET ? if i can apply directly for counselling depending on my gate score ,what is the process?

  21. Rohith says:

    Sir I was passed out in 2016.please let me know whether I am eligible for AP PGCET exam

  22. Leela says:

    Sir my friend has backlogs but she is interested to write the pgset.she is eligible or not( please tell me sir… )Is there any chance to write pgset .

  23. yaswanth says:

    sir iam in final yr ..nd i cleared all papers
    there is one month to relive from university………….can i apply fr pgcet

  24. jaswanth says:

    i have qualified gate2017.. can i apply for counselling this year as the gate scorecard is valid for 3 years ?

  25. Raman says:

    Pl let me know whether gate qualified candidates absorb directly in to m.tevh without appearing pgecet

  26. vamsi says:

    is there any “age limit”

  27. Pravallika says:

    Sir,I have completed my btech in 2015 in IT branch ,can I apply for mtech

  28. sarath reddy says:

    sir i passed out btech 2017 .branch ece …so i have 2 backlogs still now…i written a supply exams on april last week….so i definitely complete my backlogs in next ateempt …[so am i eligible for pgecet entrance exam??????]…..pls give me asuggestion…

  29. para.anil says:

    sir im complet degree Bsc (MPCS).iam instrested (physics but so many physics branches because best option plz ).branches with universitys plz help me sir

  30. Mahesh says:

    I Complete B.Tech in Chemical engineering and also M.Tech in Mineral process engineerin . Give me sugession for joining M.tech in civil engineering or Mechanical Engineering stream. Please consider

  31. AISWARYA says:

    sir, i am interested to join for mtech course through AP PGECET , is it necessary that applicant should belong to Andra Pradesh

  32. praharshini says:

    can i apply for food technology in pgset because i am from btech biotechnology branch please tell me

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