TS PGECET 2018 - Osmania University will be conducting TS PGECET 2018 on May 27 in the online mode on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE) . TS PGECET 2018 is Telangana State Level Common Entrance Test for Admission into PG courses in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Pharmacy offered across institutions/colleges in the State of Telangana. Candidates who will qualify GATE 2018 will be exempted from appearing for the entrance examination. They will have to apply separately for online counselling session of TS PGECET 2018. All other candidates will have to fill the application form of TS PGECET 2018 which will be available tentatively in second week of March in the online mode. Candidates who will appear for TS PGECET 2018 can download their rank card tentatively in second week of June. Based on the rank secured by the candidates, they will be called for TS PGRCET counselling. What needs to be noted is that, candidates, who will qualify GATE 2018 will be given preference during seat allotment process. Once seats are filled by GATE qualified candidates, the remaining vacant seats will be offered to TS PGECET qualified candidates as per merit order and their preference. To get the complete information about the TS PGECET 2018 important dates, application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, result, counselling, candidates are suggested to read the full article.
TS PGECET Overview
Telangana State Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test
Commonly Known As
Exam Conducting Authority
Osmania University, Hyderabad on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE)
Mode of Exam
Rs. 800 (Rs.400 for SC/ST)
TS PGECET Important Dates 2018
Candidates who will be applying for the entrance exam can check all the important dates of TS PGECET 2018 from the table given below. TS PGECET 2018 important dates will be announced by the Osmania University.
Important Dates of TS PGECET 2018
Issue of notification
Second week of March 2018*
Start of online application form
Second week of March 2018*
End date for submitting online applications
First week of May 2018*
Availability of hall ticket
Second/Third week of May 2018*
TS PGECET 2018 exam
May 27, 2018
Announcement of TS PGECET 2018 result
Second week of June 2018*
Availability of rank card
Second week of June 2018*
TS PGECET 2018 counselling (Document Verification and Option Entry)
First week of August 2018*
*Mentioned above dates are tentative.
TS PGECET Eligibility Criteria 2018
Candidates applying for the entrance exam has to meet the TS PGECET 2018 eligibility criteria. Before filling the application form, candidates must read the eligibility criteria of TS PGECET 2018. Each TS PGECET participating institute 2018 has its own eligibility criteria. Therefore, apart from meeting the general TS PGECET 2018 eligibility criteria, it is a must for applicant to meet the eligibility criteria of the particular participating institute he/she will apply for. For the reference of the candidates, mentioned below is the basic eligibility criteria of TS PGECET 2018.
Candidate should be of Indian Nationality.
Candidate should either belong to the State of Telangana or Andhra Pradesh.
All the applicants should the local/non-local status requirements as laid down in the regulations of admission.
Qualifying Marks- Candidate belonging to general category should score at least 50% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination. While candidate belonging to reserved category should obtain 45% in aggregate in the qualifying exam.
GATE 2018 qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the entrance exam.
Candidates who are in final year are also eligible to apply. However, these candidates need to produce proof of passing the exam at the time of admission.
Candidates can check and refer eligibility criteria of TS PGECET participating institutes from the table given below:
TS PGECET Eligibility Criteria 2018 of Each Participating Institute
TS PGECET Application Form 2018
The eligible candidates who will be applying for the entrance exam can fill the TS PGECET 2018 application form tentatively in the second week of March. The application form of TS PGECET 2018 will be available in the online mode only. All the eligible candidate will have to fill and submit the TS PGECET application form 2018 tentatively till first week of May. Candidates belonging to General and OBC category will have to pay application fees of Rs 800, whereas Rs 400 has to be paid by SC/ST candidates.
Mode of Payment of Application Fee - TS PGECET application fee payment can be done only in online mode. Candidate can pay the application fee through credit/debit (card type VISA or MasterCard or Maestro) or through net-banking.
What details to keep ready before filling the TS PGECET 2018 Application Form?
AP/TS online or MeeSeva Center Transaction Id.
(if payment is being made through AP Online
Center) Credit or Debit card details (If payment is being
made through Credit/Debit card)
Receipt form from AP Online or MeeSeva Center or Credit/Debit card receipt
Hall ticket number of SSC (class 10) or equivalent
Marks Memo of SSC (class 10) or equivalent
Birth certificate/ SSC or equivalent certificate
PGECET applied for
Local Status (OU/Non-local)
The local candidate certificate issued by MRO or Competent Authority
Parent’s income (Income less than Rs. 1.0 lakhs,
less than Rs. 2.0 lakhs or more than Rs. 2.0 lakhs)
The Income certificate issued by MRO/Competent Authority
Category (SC, ST, BC, etc.)
Special Category (NCC, PH, Sports, CAP, etc.)
The Certificate issued by Competent Authority
How to fill TS PGECET 2018 Application Form
To fill application form of TS PGECET 2018, applicants can follow mentioned below steps:
Candidates first need to register for TS PGECET 2018 by entering all the required details
Make application fee payment
Candidate will receive the registration ID (i.e Log-in ID) and password to their email and mobile Number.
Log-in by using newly generated id and password to fill the TS PGECET 2018 application form
Enter all the details like- category, marks obtained in class 10 or equivalent, upload photograph, scanned signature copy etc. and submit the details.
TS PGECET 2018 Exam Pattern
Osmania University, the exam conducting body prescribes the exam pattern of TS PGECET 2018. The entrance exam will be conducted on May 27 in the online mode only, that is it is a computer-based test (CBT). Mentioned below are some important highlights about the TS PGECET exam pattern 2018.
TS PGECET 2018 is generally held in two session (morning and afternoon).
TS PGECET 2018 will be a two hour examination which will consist of 120 multiple choice objective type question.
The exam will consist of total of 120 marks
Each correct response will fetch one marks whereas, there is no negative marking for incorrect answers.
TS PGECET Syllabus 2018
Candidates can refer and check mentioned below TS PGECET 2018 Syllabus to prepare for entrance exam.
TS PGECET 2018 Syllabus along with Paper Code (16 Papers)
TS PGECET Papers
Architecture and Planning
TS PGECET Exam Centres 2018
The exam centres of TS PGECET 2018 are the citites where the entrance exam will be conducted. There are generally two exam centres of TS PGECET 2018- Hyderabad and Warangal. While filling the application form candidates have to select any one of the TS PGECET exam centres 2018.
TS PGECET Hall Ticket 2018
Candidates will beavailable to download hall ticket of TS PGECET 2018 tentatively in second or third week of May. To download the the TS PGECET hall ticket 2018 candidates will have to entre their registration number, date of birth and select the stream that they had chosen in the application form. After downloading the TS PGECET 2018 hall ticket candidates need to check all the details mentioned on it.
Note: Candidates are advised to take a print out of hall ticket of TS PGECET 2018 as it will be used at the time of entrance exam and counselling.
How to Prepare for TS PGECET 2018
To prepare for TS PGECET 2018 candidates need to be thorough with the syllabus. Not only this, candidates need to understand the exam pattern and prepare accordingly. Apart from this, candidates need to practice last year sample paper and mock test so that they can check their preparation level. To help candidates to prepare for TS PGECET 2018, mentioned below is the detailed below about the exam pattern, syllabus and much more.
TS PGECET Answer Key 2018
Osmania University will provide the answer key of TS PGECET 2018 for all disciplines. The TS PGECET 2018 answer key will carry the correct answers to all the questions asked in entrance exam. Candidates can use TS PGECET answer key 2018 to calculate their expected score. In case candidates find any discrepancy in the answer key of TS PGECET 2018, they can challenge the released answer key by mailing the query with a documented proof. After cross checking it, admission authority will release the final TS PGECET 2018 answer key.
TS PGECET Result 2018
The admission authority will announce the TS PGECET 2018 result tentatively in second week of June in the online mode. The result of TS PGECET 2018 will be downloaded in the form of rank card. Candidates can download the TS PGECET rank card 2018 by entering registration number, hall ticket number and date of birth. The rank card of TS PGECET 2018 will carry details of candidates result like marks obtained in the entrance exam, rank secured etc. Candidates need to take a print out of TS PGECET 2018 rank card as it will be required at the time of counselling and admission procedure.
TS PGECET Cutoff 2018
The cutoff of TS PGECET 2018 is the minimum score that a candidates need to get in the entrance exam to be considered for admissions to M.Tech programmes in Telangana. TS PGECET 2018 cutoff will be determined on various factors like availability of seats, difficulty level of exam, number of candidates applied for the entrance exam and much more. According to the admission authority, to be eligible for M.Tech admissions, candidates need to require to score 25% of the total marks, i.e. 30 marks out of 120.
TS PGECET 2018 Counselling
Based on the ranks, candidates will be called for counselling of TS PGECET 2018. To participate in the TS PGECET 2018 counselling, candidates need to first register for it and pay the processing fee of Rs 1000 ( Rs 500 for SC/ST candidates). Candidates need to fill their choice or branch and college in the order of their preference during TS PGECET counselling 2018. Documents verification will be done for all the shortlisted candidates. Candidates will have to be present at the helpline centres as per the notified time and date along with the documents like TS PGECET 2018 hall ticket, rank card, transfer certificate, study certificates from class 10 to Graduation, degree certificate & memorandum of marks of qualifying exam to name few. What candidates need to know is that they have to carry their original certificates at the time of documents verification along with the photocopies of them.
Programmes Offered by TS PGECET
Mentioned below are the branches which candidates can opt in postgraduate engineering programmes offered by the University.
Architecture and Planning
Bio- Medical Engineering
Computer Science & Information Technology
Electronics & Communication Engineering
Geo Engineering & Geo Informatics
TS PGECET Participating Institutes 2018
Candidates who will qualify the entrance exam will be given admission in the mentioned below TS PGECET 2018 participating institutes
TS PGECET 2018
Behind Engineering College Library
Hyderabad - 500 007.
Helpline No.- 040- 27097124