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Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test


On the behalf of Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University, Kakinada the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education conducts the AP PGECET exam. This is a State-Level exam and the full form of AP PGECET exam in Andhra Pradesh Post-Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test. This exam offers admission into various Postgraduate programs in the field of Technology, Engineering, and Pharmacy. 

Willing candidates can apply for the AP PGECET exam through various other national-level exams such as GATE/GPAT. The official notification of the AP PGECET Exam will be released on the website. Applicants can read the detailed information about the AP PGECET Exam from the below article.

Highlights of AP PGECET Exam :

Particulars  Information 
Exam name AP PGECET
Known as  Andhra Pradesh Post-Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test
Conducted by Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education
Application mode Online 
Exam mode Online 
Frequency of exam Annually 

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Check the given eligibility criteria for the AP PGECET Exam:
Nationality: Must have Indian Citizenship
Age limit: The minimum age limit will be 21 years
Domicile: Permanent residency of AP or applicants should be lived for a substantial amount of time
Educational criteria:

  • For Engineering Course
  • Applicants must have 50% aggregate marks in their qualifying exam
  • For reserved categories, 45% marks required

For Pharmacy Courses:

  • Applicants must need to score 55% marks in the qualifying exam
  • 50% marks required for reserved category applicants


For Aerospace Engineering: There are 5 sections in this question paper

  • Space Dynamics
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Flight Mechanics
  • Structures
  • Aerodynamics

BioTechnology: There are two sections in the question paper:

  • Biotechnology
  • Engineering Mathematics

Civil Engineering: There are three sections in this question paper:

  • Structural Engineering
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Geotechnical Engineering and Environmental Engineering

Electrical Engineering: There is only one exam paper in this question paper:

  • Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering: There are four sections in this question paper:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Applied Mechanics and Design

Exam Pattern

  • The AP PGECET exam will be conducted through online mode
  • There will be MCQs type questions available in the AP PGECET exam
  • The total time duration of the exam will be two hours
  • The question paper available in the English language
  • For each correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded

Exam Paper

  • In AP PGECET Entrance exam there is only one exam paper available
  • The exam paper contains some sections and each applicant must have to clear this exam paper

Exam Prepare

  • Aspirants must have to note down all important points in one place and revise weak points regularly
  • Check the syllabus of AP PGECET from the website only
  • Don’t forget to practice previous year question papers and sample papers
  • Always use good study material for better practice.

Exam Important Date

Events  Important dates
Application notification of AP PGECET exam April, fourth week 2022
Application form available from May, first week 2022
Last date of submission (without late fees) June, second week 2022
For correction window June, Third week 2022
Admit card releasing date June, Fourth week 2022
Exam date of AP PGECET exam July, First week 2022
Result declaration July, Second week 2022

Exam Application Process

  • Willing applicants can apply through online mode to fill their application form
  • For registration process, they need to submit their Name, Address, Email Address, Mobile Number, etc.
  • After filling out the application form, applicants also need to upload their documents
  • On the successful submission of the application form, applicants are supposed to pay their application fees


Registration Fees of AP PGECET Exam:

  • The application fees of BC or OC category applicants will be Rupees 1000
  • For ST or SC category applicants, the application fees will be Rupees 500


Selection process of AP PGECET Exam:

  • The AP PGECET exam selection process is very fair, applicants need to first clear their entrance exam to get selected for the next round
  • After the result declaration and cut off list, the authority will invite applicants for the counseling process


Cut off of AP PGECET Exam:

  • Once the exam is conducted and the result is declared by the authority then there is also cut-off list that will be released by the authority applicants need to check their name in the cut-off list through online mode only. 
  • The AP PGECET cut off will depend on various factors like difficulty level of exam, applied candidates for the exam, availability of seats, etc.

Exam Center

Check the below list of AP PGECET Entrance exam center list:

  • Ongole
  • Anantapur
  • Bhimavaram    
  • Guntur    
  • Rajamahendravaram
  • Srikakulam
  • Hyderabad    
  • Kadapa    
  • Vijayawada
  • Tirupati
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Vizianagaram
  • Kakinada
  • Kurnool    
  • Nellore


Ques: What will be the application fees for reserved and unreserved category applicants?

  • For reserved category applicants the application fees Rupees 1000
  • For the Unreserved category the application fees are Rupees 500


Ques: What type of questions will be asked in the AP PGECET exam?
Objective-type questions will be asked in the AP PGECET exam.


Ques: Can a candidate make corrections in their application form once submitted?
Yes, the authority offers a correction facility for applicants after the final submission of their application form.

Ques: How many marks will be deducted in the AP PGECET Entrance exam 2022?
As per the authority there is no negative marking in the AP PGECET entrance exam.

Ques: What are the requirement of documents for the AP PGECET counseling process?

  • AP PGECET Admit card or GPAT or GATE admit card
  • Mark sheets of previous year qualifying marks
  • Domicile certificate
  • AP PGECET rank card
  • Category certificate
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