Exam Name: Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test

Commonly called as: AP PGECET

Conducting Institute: Osmania University

About AP PGECET 2013: Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (PGECET) is a AP State Level Common Entrance Test for admission into Regular PG Courses in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Pharmacy and Planning (ME / M.Tech./M.Pharmacy / M.Arch / M. Tech. / M. Plg./Graduate level Pharm-D (Post Baccalaureate) courses conducted by University College of Engineering, Osmania University on behalf of A.P. State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), a statutory Body of the Government of A.P., Hyderabad.


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AP PGECET 2013 Eligibility Criteria:

  1. The candidate should be of Indian Nationality.

  2. The Candidate should belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh.

  3. The Candidate should satisfy the local/ non-local status requirements as laid down in the regulations of admission.

  4. 50% marks (45% in case candidate belonging to reserved category) in B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in the respective disciplines


  • The vacant seats after admitting GATE/GPAT qualified candidates will be filled with the candidates based on the Rank/percentile score secured in the PGECET Entrance Test.

  • Separate notification will be issued for admission for GATE/GPAT Qualified candidates. They have a direct admission after registration.

AP PGECET 2013 Exam Pattern:

Test is of two hour duration with 120 multiple choice objective type questions, carrying one mark for each question. The cut off mark in the Common Entrance Test is 25% .

AP PGECET 2013 Exam Centres: Hyderabad, Warangal, Tirupathi, Ananthapur, Visakhapatnam, Guntur

AP PGECET 2013 Application Form Process:
Register online.
After payment of examination fees, log on using the payment transaction ID, enter all details and submit.
On successful submission: an SMS is received on the registered mobile no with the Registration number and transaction ID. Further, the “Filled in Online Application form” can be accessed through the link provided in the PGECET home page
Note: It is advisable to take a print out of the filled in application form for future reference.

AP PGECET 2013 Application Form Fees: Rs 500 ( Rs 250 for SC / ST).
In case a student wants to appear for more than one test, separate registration fee has to be paid for each test

Payment mode:

Payment gateway (credit / debit card
At any APonline centers

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  • Date of commencement of submission of online applications: March 4, 2013

  • Last date for Submission & Registration of Online Application form without late fee: April 15, 2013

  • Last date for Submission & Registration of Online Application with late fee of Rs500/-: April 29, 2013

  • Last date for Submission & Registration of Online Application with late fee of Rs2000/-: May 6, 2013

  • Downloading of HallTickets from the website www.appgecet.org: May 13, to May 3

  • Dates of Entrance Test:  May 22 to 25, 2013

AP PGECET 2013 Counseling Process:  in the month of August.


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  • Candidates have to check their results and ranks and check the university website for the counselling schedule. 

  • They are required to attend the counselling sessions as per the schedule.

  • Once the documentation verification is over and seats allotted, the shortlisted candidates are required to pay the fees via a DD.

Contact :
IDC Building
Behind Engineering College Library
Osmania University
Hyderabad - 500 007.
Phone : 040-27097124

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which month will be conduct the pgecet exam?

Saisrinandan Ch 9th Apr, 2020


AP PGECET was initially scheduled to be conducted on 2,3 and 4 May 2020.

But due to Corona Virus Pandemic, it is, as of now, postponed till further notice.

To get the latest updates, stay tuned to the following article by Careers360. Any change in date will reflect in the webpage also:


Hope this helps.




Awanya Dabas 5th Apr, 2020


These are some of the best books that may help you in the preparation of AP PGECET Exam for Electronics and Communication Engineering:

  1. A handbook on Electronics and communication engineering (made easy term)
  2. Handbook series of electronics and communication engineering (Arihant)
  3. Electronics and communication engineering handbook: For ECE competitive exams (Susurla VS Sureshz)

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IS AP PGECET in thoery based or problematic one

Rohan Goyal 4th Apr, 2020


AP PGECET 2020 will be conducted by Andhra University on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education ( APSCHE ) in online mode. The annual entrance examination is a gateway for M.Tech admissions into the participating colleges of the state.

This exam is in online mode exam for which the exam duration is 2 hours. Questions in the exam will come of multiple choice questions and in the paper 120 question will be there.

Information related to the PGECET you can go to the link given below.

Link :- https://engineering.careers360.com/exams/ap-pgecet

I hope your question has been answered properly.

All the best for your future!


I am from Maharashtra.Can non-AP residents appear for AP-PGECET?What is the procedure?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 3rd Apr, 2020

sorry to say non ap candidates are not eligible to participate in appgecet exam, 85% of seats are reserve for local candidates, and remaining 15% of seat are unreserved. however the candidates who meets the below criteria is eligible to admission in remaining 15% seat in appgecet exam

All the candidates eligible to be declared as local candidates.

Candidates who have resided in the State of andhrapradesh  for a total period of 10 years excluding periods of study outside the State or either of whose parents have resided in the State for a total period of 10 years excluding period of employment outside the State.

Candidates who are children of parents who are in the employment of this State or Central government, pscs ,  Local Bodies, Universities and other similar public Institutions, within the State.

Candidates who are spouses of those who are  in the employment of the State or Central Government, Public Sector Corporations, Local Bodies, Universities and Educational Institutions recognized by the Government or University OR other competent authority and similar quasi Government Institutions within the State.
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