Telangana State Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (TS PGECET)


TS PGECET 2017TS PGECET 2017: Osmania University has announced the TS PGECET 2017 rank card & result on June 12. Candidates can download rank card by entering their login details. GATE qualified candidates can now apply online for the counselling session of TSPGECET 2017. The application form is available in online mode. The candidates who have qualified GATE are exempt from appearing for the entrance examination. The Telangana State Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (TS PGECET) 2017 was conducted by Osmania University, Hyderabad from May 29 onwards, on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE), a statutory body of the Government of Telangana, Hyderabad, for admissions into regular PG courses in Engineering, Technology and Architecture (ME/M.Tech./M.Arch) offered across institutions/colleges in the State of Telangana. The entrance examination was held till June 1, 2017. Candidates, who are qualified in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), will be given preference during seat allotment procedure, and they are not required to appear for TS PGECET 2017. TS PGECET 2017 Application Form was available in online mode from March 17, onwards.  After the seats are filled with GATE qualified candidates, the remaining vacant seats will be filled as per merit order by those, who have secured ranks in TS PGECET. Aspirants can check complete details of TS PGECET 2017 including important dates, participating institutes, eligibility criteria, application form, and more on this page.

Latest: TS PGECET 2017 Rank Card available now.


Exam Name: Telangana State Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test


Conducted by: Osmania University, Hyderabad on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE)


About TS PGECET: Osmania University, Hyderabad conducts TS PGECET for offering admissions into regular postgraduate programmes in Engineering, Technology and Architecture offered across the colleges of Telangana State. Candidates, who have qualified in GATE, need not appear for TS PGECET but are required to fill application form separately. 


TS PGECET Important Dates 2017


Aspirants can check tentative Important Dates of TS PGECET 2017 below-





Issue of notification

March 15, 2017


Commencement of online applications

March 17, 2017


Last date for submitting online applications

May 1, 2017


Downloading hall ticket

May 24 to 28, 2017


Examination dates

May 29 to June 1, 2017


Result declaration

June 12, 2017


Rank card availability

June 12, 2017

TS PGECET Result 2017


Osmania University, Hyderabad has announced TS PGECET 2017 Result on June 12. TS PGECET result 2017 has been announced in the form of rank card. Candidates, who have appeared in the entrance test, can check their secured marks and rank by them by logging in using their registration  number, hall ticket number and date of birth. TS PGECET 2017 rank card/result will display details of candidates’ result, and it will have to be submitted for counselling and M.Tech admission procedure.


TS PGECET Cutoff 2017


Candidates appearing in the entrance exam are required to obtain more than TS PGECET 2017 Cutoff to be considered eligible for postgraduate engineering admissions. Osmania University has announced that candidates are required to score 25% of the total marks, i.e. 30 marks out of 120, to be eligible for M.Tech admissions. These candidates will also be able to download their rank card. 


Important: The qualifying Cutoff for TS PGECET 2017 is different from TS PGECET 2017 Cutoff Marks used for admissions.


TS PGECET Counselling 2017


TS PGECET 2017 Counselling will commence from the third week of July onwards by Osmania University, Hyderabad. Candidates will be required to get their documents verified at the help centres and pay counselling fee before exercising their web options as per the given schedule. TS PGECET 2017 Counselling will be done on the basis of candidates’ performance in either TS PGECET 2017 or GATE. Separate counselling procedure will be held for candidates belonging to both channels. Seats will be allocated to them based on their merit ranks.


Programmes Offered

The University will offer postgraduate engineering programmes in following branches-


  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Architecture and Planning

  • Bio- Medical Engineering

  • Bio Technology

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Computer Science & Information Technology

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Electronics & Communication Engineering

  • Environmental Management

  • Food Technology

  • Geo Engineering & Geo Informatics

  • Instrumentation Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Metallurgy

  • Nano Technology

  • Pharmacy

  • Textile Technology

TS PGECET Answer Key 2017


TS PGECET Answer Key 2017 for all disciplines was provided by Osmania University for download on June 4, 2017. The answer key of TS PGECET 2017 comprised the correct answers to all the questions asked in the state level entrance exam. By tallying their answers with the official Answer Key of TS PGECET 2017, the candidates could estimate their probable score. The candidates will be able to challenge the released answer key till June 6, 2017 (5 PM). The objection has to be mailed. The decision of the University will be final. 


TS PGECET Participating Institutes 2017


Qualified candidates of TS PGECET will be given admissions in postgraduate engineering programmes across five colleges. List of TS PGECET Participating Institutes 2017 includes following-

TS PGECET Hall Ticket 2017

  • TS PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket was available for download till May 28. Applicants were required to enter their registration number and select the test paper that they had chosen in the application form for downloading TS PGECET Hall Ticket 2017. Both the entries should match with the application form for proceeding further.

  • Candidates had to ensure that the details and photograph printed on the Hall Ticket of TS PGECET 2017 were correct.

  • Candidates had to carry its printout to the exam centre for appearing in the entrance exam. Those without it were not be allowed to appear for the test.

  • The hall ticket has to be kept safe by them for verification during counselling and admission. 


TS PGECET Eligibility Criteria 2017

  • Aspirants must be residents of Telangana State. It is mandatory for them to meet the domicile requirements to be eligible.

  • Interested students must have passed B.E./B.Tech./AMIE from a recognized institute/university with an aggregate minimum of 50% (45% for candidates belonging to SC/ST category).

  • Those having distance education degree are eligible if it is recognized and has approval from AICTE/DEC.

  • Qualified candidates of GATE are required to apply separately as they are exempted from TS PGECET 2017. 

TS PGECET Application Form 2017


Fees: Rs.800 (Rs.400 for SC/ST)


Note: Candidates wishing to appear for more than one paper had to pay the separate registration fee for each test.


Payment modes:

  • Cash at any AP/TS online centre

  • Online via credit/debit card

How to apply for TS PGECET 2017?

  • Candidates were required to enter their name, father’s name, date of birth, class X hall admit card number, month & year of passing, mobile number and papers appearing for.

  • Payment source, transaction ID and other details for logging in had to be entered, and TS PGECET 2017 Application Form had to be filled. 

  • Candidates were required to enter academic details and upload photograph which is a file size not exceeding 40 KB.

  • A unique registration number was issued after successful submission of the form.

  • Applicants also received an SMS with registration number and transaction ID on their registered mobile numbers.

  • No certificates were to be uploaded at the time of filling TS PGECET Application Form 2017.

TS PGECET 2017 Application Form for GATE candidates 

Fees: Rs.800 (Rs.400 for SC/ST)

Payment modes:

  • Cash at AP Online centres

  • Online Payment through Debit/Credit card

How to apply?

GATE candidates had to apply in the same manner as TS PGECET 2017 candidates. For future reference, they were required to print the application form after submitting it.


TS PGECET Exam Centres 2017


TS PGECET 2017 Exam Centres were the cities where the entrance exam was conducted from May 29 to June 1, 2017. These will fall under two regional centres- Hyderabad and Warangal. TSCHE reserves the right to cancel any of the exam centres if there are insufficient candidates, or for any unforeseen circumstances. The final allotted TS PGECET 2017 exam centre were printed on hall ticket, which had to be downloaded by candidates before the last date.


How to prepare for TS PGECET 2017?


TS PGECET Syllabus 2017


Osmania University will provide TS PGECET 2017 Syllabus for following 16 disciplines-


TS PGECET 2017 Test Papers with Codes


TS PGECET Exam Pattern 2017


Important details of TS PGECET 2017 Exam Pattern can be checked below-

  • TS PGECET 2017 will be conducted by Osmania University in offline mode, i.e. paper based test. Candidates have to mark their responses in OMR sheet.

  • Question Paper of TS PGECET 2017 will comprise a total of 120 questions in each paper of two hours duration, carrying a maximum of 120 marks. There will not be negative marking for incorrect responses.

  • TS PGECET 2017 will have an objective type with multiple choice questions (MCQs). 

TS PGECET 2017 Contact Details



IDC Building,

Behind Engineering College Library,

Osmania University,

Hyderabad - 500 007.

Phone: 040-27097124/8106591371

Email: [email protected]


Website: http://tspgecet.org


Stay tuned to engineering.careers360.com for more news and updates on TS PGECET 2017.

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