Samiksha Jain, 25 Jul 2018, #TS PGECET

TS PGECET 2018 - The provisional allotment of the second round of the counselling of TS PGECET 2018 been released. The document verification for the second round was held till August 9 and web exercise options for the same was available till August 10. The provisional seat allotment of TS PGECET 2018 for the first round was earlier released. The counselling for GATE qualified candidates for the first round was conducted on July 17 and web options for the same were exercised from July 22-23, 2018. For Non-GATE or TS PGECET qualified candidates, the first round of counselling commenced from July 18, 2018. The rank card of TS PGECET 2018 was released on June 15. Osmania University conducted TS PGECET 2018 from May 28 to 31 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 qualified GATE 2018 were exempted from appearing for the entrance examination. They had to apply separately for online counselling session of TS PGECET 2018.

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All other candidates had to fill the application form of TS PGECET 2018 which was available from March 15 to May 1 without late fee, in the online mode. Based on the rank secured by the candidates, they are called for TS PGECET counselling. What needs to be noted is that, candidates, who has qualified GATE 2018 are given preference during seat allotment process. Since the seats are filled by GATE qualified candidates, the remaining vacant seats are 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

S. No




Exam Name

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)


Exam Level



Mode of Exam

Online (CBT)


Application Fees

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

TS PGECET Important Dates 2018


Candidates who applied for the entrance exam can check all the important dates of TS PGECET 2018 from the table given below. TS PGECET 2018 important dates were announced by the Osmania University. 


Important Dates of TS PGECET 2018

S. No




Issue of notification

March 12, 2018


Start of online application form

March 15, 2018


End date for submitting online applications without late fee

May 1, 2018


Last date for application submission with late fee of Rs. 500

May 7, 2018


Last date for application submission with late fee of Rs. 2000

May 14, 2018


Correction of application details 

May 15-20, 2018


Last date for application submission with late fee of Rs. 5000

May 21, 2018


Last date for application submission with late fee of Rs. 10000

May 26, 2018


Availability of hall ticket

May 23, 2018


TS PGECET 2018 exam

May 28 to 31, 2018


Announcement of TS PGECET 2018 result

June 15, 2018


Availability of rank card

June 15, 2018


TS PGECET 2018 counselling for GATE candidates - Round 1

July 17, 2018


TS PGECET 2018 counselling for Non-GATE candidates- Round 1

July 18-26, 2018


TS PGECET 2018 counselling for Round 2

August 8 to August 10, 2018

TS PGECET 2018 Test Schedule: 


10 am to 12 pm (noon)
(Morning Session)

2 pm to 4 pm
(Afternoon Session)

May 28, 2018

Instrumentation Engineering (EI)/Chemical Engineering CH)

Architecture & Planning (AR)/Biomedical Engineering (BM)/Metallurgical Engineering (MT)

May 29, 2018

Geo-Engineering and Geo-Informatics (GG)/Pharmacy (PY)

Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)

May 30, 2018

Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)/Bio-Technology (BT)/Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Civil Engineering (CE)/Electrical Engineering (EE)/Food Technology(FT)/ Aerospace Engineering (AS)

May 31, 2018

Environmental Management (EM)

Nano Technology (NT)

Reporting time for Morning Session is - 8.30 am

Reporting time for Afternoon Session is - 12.30 pm (Noon)


TS PGECET 2018 Counselling


The provisional allotment of second round of TS PGECET counselling 2018 has been released. This was the final phase. Document verification was done till August 9 and web exercising options could be done from till August 10 as per the prescribed schedule. The provisional allotment for the first round of TS PGECET 2018 counselling was released earlier. Based on the ranks, candidates were called for the first round of counselling of TS PGECET 2018. To participate in the TS PGECET 2018 counselling, candidates had to first register for it and pay the processing fee of Rs 1000 (Rs 500 for SC/ST candidates). Candidates had to fill their choice or branch and college in the order of their preference during TS PGECET counselling 2018. Documents verification were done for all the shortlisted candidates. Candidates were required 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. Candidates had 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.

  • 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 Result 2018


The admission authority has announced the TS PGECET 2018 result on June 15 in the online mode. The result of TS PGECET 2018 can 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 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, general category candidates need to require to score 25% of the total marks, i.e. 30 marks out of 120. There is no minimum marks requirement for SC/ST candidates. 


TS PGECET Hall Ticket 2018


The hall ticket of TS PGECET 2018 was available from May 23. To download the TS PGECET hall ticket 2018 candidates have to enter 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.


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 from May 28 to 31 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 was held in two session (morning 10 am to 12 pm and afternoon 2 pm to 4 pm).

  • TS PGECET 2018 consisted of 120 multiple choice, objective type question.

  • Each correct response fetched one marks whereas, there were no negative marking for incorrect answers.

TS PGECET Syllabus 2018


Candidates can refer and check mentioned below TS PGECET 2018 Syllabus to prepare for the entrance exam.


TS PGECET 2018 Syllabus along with Paper Code (16 Papers)

TS PGECET Exam Centres 2018


The exam centres of TS PGECET 2018 were the cities where the entrance exam was conducted. There were two exam centres of TS PGECET 2018 - Hyderabad and Warangal. While filling the application form candidates had to select any one of the TS PGECET exam centres 2018.   


How to Prepare for TS PGECET 2018


To prepare for TS PGECET 2018 candidates had 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 provides the answer key of TS PGECET 2018 for all disciplines. The TS PGECET 2018 answer key carries 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 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 Application Form 2018


Candidates applying for the entrance exam could fill the TS PGECET 2018 application form from March 15 to May 1. The application form of TS PGECET 2018 was available in the online mode only. Eligible candidate could also fill and submit the TS PGECET application form 2018 with late fee of Rs. 500, Rs. 2000, Rs. 5000 and Rs. 10,000 on different dates. Candidates belonging to General and OBC category had to pay application fees of Rs 1,000, whereas Rs 500 had to be paid by SC/ST candidates. However, the university has now opened the filled application correction facility from May 15 onwards till May 20.


Mode of Payment of Application Fee - TS PGECET application fee payment could be done only in online mode. Candidates could pay the application fee through credit/ debit (card type VISA or MasterCard or Maestro), net-banking or through AP Online Centres and TS Online Centres.


How to fill TS PGECET 2018 Application Form


To fill application form of TS PGECET 2018, applicants could follow mentioned below steps:

  • Application fee payment

  • Register for TS PGECET 2018 by entering all the required details
  • Candidate received 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 Eligibility Criteria 2018


Candidates applying for the entrance exam had 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 have its own eligibility criteria. Therefore, apart from meeting the general TS PGECET 2018 eligibility criteria, it is a must for the applicant to meet the eligibility criteria of the particular participating institute he/ she has applied 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

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Hyderabad - 500 007.
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