AP PGECET 2017 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
STATE LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
AP PGECET Exam Pattern 2017 for all the 14 disciplines is defined by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. For the academic session 2017-18, APSCHE has appointed Andhra University as the conducting body of the state level exam. Graduates seeking admissions in various PG engineering or pharmacy courses offered in Andhra Pradesh universities have to appear for the exam. For this year, AP PGECET is scheduled from May 10 to May 12, 2017. Knowing about AP PGECET Exam Pattern empowers a candidate with subject wise marking scheme, distribution of marks and questions, time duration etc.
Earlier AP PGECET was conducted in offline mode. But from this year, the exam will be conducted in online mode. For each dicipline, the questions paper will be different i.e. depending on the stream.
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Number of Papers||1 Paper per dicipline|
|Number of Questions||120|
|Type of Questions||Objective Type|
Exam Mode- AP PGECET will be a computer based test. Candidates will be provided with a personal desktop. For each question 4 choices will be provided. One has to click on the correct radio box.
No. of Questions- Each paper of AP PGECET will have 120 questions. For each paper, no extra time will be allotted to candidate in any situation to complete the exam.
Type of Questions- Questions in the exam will be of Multiple choice questions. There will be four choices to question. Candidates have to choose the most appropriate one.
Medium of Exam- Unlike AP EAMCET, the post graduate exam (AP PGECET) is to be answered in English language only.
AP PGECET Marking Scheme- The marking scheme for AP PGECET 2017 is defined by Andhra University. For this year, each correct answer carries 1 mark. Whereas, no marks is deducted for any wrong answer or an answer which is left unattempted. Hence, candidates are advised to attempt all the questions even if they are not sure of it.
AP PGECET 2017 will be conducted in 14 different disciplines. They will be conducted in 3 days. The examination will be held in two shifts in a day. The examination for AP PGECET 2017 will last for maximum of 2 hours. Following is the table depicting examination schedule of AP PGECET 2017:
|Date||10 AM to 12 Noon||2 PM to 4 PM|
|May 10, 2017||Geo-Engineering and Geo-Informatics (GG)/Pharmacy||Computer Science and Information Technology|
|May 11, 2017||Electronics and communication (EC)/ Bio-Tech (BT)/ Aerospace (AS)||Civil (CE)/ Mechanical (ME)/ Electrical (EE)/ Food Technology (FT)|
|May 12, 2017||Instrumentation (EI)/Metallurgy (MT)/ Chemical (CH)||Nano Technology|
AP PGECET 2017 will be conducted for 14 disciplines. These disciplines are given below:
|Name of the Discipline||Paper Code|
|Computer Science and Information Technology||CS|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||EC|
|Geo-Engineering and Geo-Informatics||GG|
Aerospace engineering is the primary field of engineering concerned with the development of aircraft and spacecraft. A background in chemistry, physics, computer science and mathematics is important for candidates pursuing an aerospace engineering degree. The pattern for the exam is listed below:
|Fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering||Manuel Soler|
|Aircraft Propulsion||Mayur R. Anvekar|
|Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students||T.H.G. Megson|
|Foundations of Aerodynamics: Bases of Aerodynamic Design||Arnold M. Kuethe, Kuethe, Chuen-Yen Chow|
Biotechnology is the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make products, or "any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use. The pattern for the exam is listed below:
|Next (Hardcover)||Michael Crichton|
|The Biotech Century: The Coming Age of Genetic Commerce||Jeremy Rifkin|
|The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology||Ray Kurzweil|
|Molecular Biology of the Cell||Bruce Alberts and Alexander Johnson|
Chemical engineering is a branch of engineering that applies physical sciences (physics andchemistry), life sciences (microbiology and biochemistry), together with applied mathematics and economics to produce, transform, transport, and properly use chemicals, materials and energy. The pattern for the exam is listed below:
|Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering||Warren L. McCabe|
|Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering||H. Scott Fogler|
|Product and Process Design Principles: Synthesis, Analysis, and Evaluation||Warren D. Seider|
|Organic Chemistry||Paula Yurkanis Bruice|
Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings. The pattern for the exam is listed below:
|Basic Structural Analysis||C.S.Reddy, Edition: 3rd|
|R.C.C. Designs||B.C.Punmia,Ashok Kumar Jain, Arun Jain Edition: 3rd|
|Design Of Steel Structures||S.K Duggal Edition: 3rd|
|Surveying (vol. 1,2,3)||B.C.Punia, Askok jain, Arun Jain|
|Engineering Hydrology||K Subramanya, Edition: 4th|
Computer science is the study of the theory, experimentation, and engineering that form the basis for the design and use of computers. The pattern for the exam is listed below:
|The C Programming language||Brian W. Kernighan , Dennis M. Ritchie|
|Classic Data Structures||Debasis Samanta|
|Introduction to Algorithms||Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson, Ronald L. Rivest and Clifford Stein|
|Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach: International Edition||James F. Kurose and Keith W. Ross|
Electrical engineering is a field of engineering that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. The pattern for the exam is listed below:
|Electrical Power Systems||C. L. Wadhwa, Edition: 6|
|Electrical Machinery||Author's Name: P. S. Bimbhra, Edition: 7|
|Control Systems Engineering||I.J.Nagrath , M. Gopal, Edition: 5|
|Power System Engineering||I Nagrath , D Kothari, Edition: 2|
Electronics engineering, or electronic engineering, is an electrical engineering discipline which utilizes non-linear and active electrical components to design electronic circuits, devices, microprocessors, microcontrollers and other systems. The pattern for the exam is listed below:
|Microelectronic Circuits : Theory and Applications||Adel S. Sedra, Kenneth C. Smith, Edition: 6|
|Fundamentals of Electric Circuits||Charles K. Alexander , Matthew N. O. Sadiku, Edition: 5|
|Automatic Control Systems||Benjamin C. Kuo, Edition: 9|
|Digital Logic and Computer Design||M. Morris Mano, Edition: 1|
|Principles of Communication Systems||Goutam Saha , Herbert Taub , Donald Schilling, Edition: 3|
Food technology is a branch of food science that deals with the production processes that makefoods. The pattern for the exam is listed below:
|Objective Food Science and Technology||D Mudgil|
Collins GCSE Essentials: Food Technology
Eduqas GCSE Food Preparation & Nutrition: Student Book
|Alison Clough-Halstead and Fiona Dowling|
It is a branch of engineering dealing with the design, construction, and use of machines. The pattern for the exam is listed below:
|Engineering Thermodynamics||P.K. Nag, Edition: 5|
|Introduction to Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Machines||S K Som, Gautam Biswas, S Chakraborty, Edition: 3|
|Fundamentals of Engineering Heat and Mass Transfer||R.C. Sachdeva, Edition: 4|
|Theory of Machines||S S Rattan, Edition: 4|
|Engineering Mechanics||S. Timoshenko, D.H. Young, J.V. Rao, Sukumar Pati, Edition: 5|
Encompassing nanoscale science, engineering, and technology, nanotechnology involves imaging, measuring, modeling, and manipulating matter at this length scale. A nanometer is one-billionth of a meter. A sheet of paper is about 100,000 nanometers thick; a single gold atom is about a third of a nanometer in diameter.. The pattern for the exam is listed below:
|Carbon Nanotubes and Related Structures: New Materials for the Twenty-first Century||Peter J. F. Harris|
|Introduction to Nanoelectronics||Mitin|
|Electrical Transport in Nanoscale Systems||Di Ventra|
|Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology||Bharat Bhushan|
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