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AP PGECET 2017 EC Answer Key, Question Paper and Analysis

Last Updated - May 15, 2017

AP PGECET 2017 for EC (Electronics and communication) students was conducted on May 11. Andhra University will upload the Answer Key of AP PGECET 2017 online. The answer key will be released twice. The first answer key will be provisional AP PGECET Answer Key, while the second one will be the final answer key.

AP PGECET 2017 EC paper showed that most of the problems were to problems asked in last year exam of AP PGECET. It clearly shows that Networks, Electronic Devices, Analog & Digital circuits and Engineering Mathematics covered most of the questions. Candidates can check correct answers and find their tentative scores.

  • Technical subjects: Easy, Moderate
  • Multiple Choice questions: Easy
  • Numerical Type questions: Lengthy to solve (Formula based)
  • Question Booklet was consisted of 120 multiple choice objective type questions to be answered in 120 minutes.
  • Every question in the booklet have 4 choices marked (A), (B), (C) and (D) for its answer.
  • Each question carried 1 mark. There was no negative marking for wrong answers.
PaperQuestion PaperAnswer Key
Aerospace Engineering (AS)Check HereDownload Here
Bio-Technology (BT)Check HereDownload Here
Civil Engineering (CE)Check HereDownload Here
Chemical Engineering (CH)Check HereDownload Here
Computer Science & Information Technology (CS)Click HereDownload Here
Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)Click HereDownload Here
Electrical Engineering (EE)Click HereDownload Here
Instrumentation Engineering (EI)Click HereDownload Here
Food Technology (FT)Click HereDownload Here
Geo-Engineering & Geo-Informatics (GG)Click HereDownload Here
Mechanical EngineeringClick HereDownload Here
Metallurgy (MT)Click HereDownload Here
Pharmacy (PY)Click HereDownload Here
Nano Technology (NT)Click HereDownload Here

The final answer key will be announced after the scrutiny of the submitted challenges against the provisional answer key and implementation of required modifications will be done. The candidates will be able to avail both the keys from this page. Read the article further to know more facets of AP PGECET 2017 Answer Key, process to download it and more details.

AP PGECET 2017 Answer Key & Question Paper

AP PGECET 2017 Answer Key will be accessible online after the exam. With the help of AP PGECET answer key 2017, every student has the option to estimate their approximate score. The official answer keys will be published at, so students can calculate the answer in their own way. Some coaching institutes also provide unofficial AP PGECET Answer key 2017 which are made by their subject experts. Candidates can use the answer keys for the following reasons:

  • To know the correct answer for the questions asked in the examination
  • It requires to know the solved steps and answers for the questions
  • To evaluate the candidate’s answers with the actual answer

Candidates can even challenge the answer key if they find any discrepancy. The challenges against the answer key will be referred to the exam board committees constituted by Andhra University.

Steps to download AP PGECET 2017 Answer Key?

In order to access AP PGECET 2017 answer key, candidates have to visit the website and follow the steps:

  • Visit the official website i.e.
  • Enter the required credentials i.e. Roll number and Date of Birth.
  • Then, click on submit button. AP PGECET 2017 Answer Key will be displayed.
  • Download the Answer Key and match answer with your answer.
  • Take a print out for future reference.

AP PGECET 2017 EC Paper Analysis

The paper was of moderate level. AP PGECET 2017 EC paper was time consuming but easy as compared to previous year paper. Some of the questions were found to be exact matches to questions asked in AP PGECET 2016 exam. One marks questions were easy to attempt but questions with two marks were tricky. Check the following table for the paper pattern of AP PGECET EC as mentioned below:

Sections1 mark2 marksTotal No. of questions
Engineering Mathematics347
Electronic Devices448
Analog Circuits235
Digital Circuits235
Signals & systems538
Control Systems336
Verbal Ability325
Numerical ability235

AP PGECET 2017 EC Section-Wise Analysis

The paper was of moderate level. As compared to previous year this time Electronics & Communication paper was easy. Most of the questions are asked from basic element of electronic devices, rank of matrix, transient state.

  • All questions were conceptual and formula based.
  • EMT and communication questions were more in the paper and easy questions are given from these subjects.
  • Questions were asked from Operation-amplifier, transmission lines, antennas, PCM, heterodyne receiver, Multiplexer, code conversion, basic circuit problems.
  • Analog questions were mixed with digital: Operation amplifier with counter (specific questions from analog was not asked)
  • Network questions were moderate and some are formula based: Questions are given from Two port network, maximum power transfer theorem and circuit simplification of voltage and current based.

Paper was time consuming but easy as comparison to last year. One can easy score 45 to 50 marks if attended paper seriously. The difficulty level of different subjects asked in today exam is mentioned below:

  • Control System – Easy
  • Math – Tough
  • Electronic Device & Circuits – Tricky
  • EMFT – Moderate
  • Analog – Easy
  • Microprocessor – Easy
  • Signal & System – Difficult

AP PGECET Cut Off 2017

AP PGECET Cut Off 2017 is the minimum marks which is required by a candidate to be eligible for admission to M.E., M.Tech and M.Pharma courses offered at universities in Andhra Pradesh. AP PGECET Cut Off will be determined individually for each specialization. It will also be fixed separately for GATE and AP PGECET qualifiers.

Candidates will have to secure at least 25% marks. PGECET is a 120 marks paper. Hence, the minimum qualifying mark for the exam is 30. Check the table below to understand AP PGECET 2017 Cut off easily.

Total Marks120
Cut off Percentage25
Cut off Marks30

Candidates who will score more than the cut off, will be called for counselling. However, it should be noted that surpassing the cut off does not guarantee admission. The seats to the candidates will be allocated on the basis of rank secured by them.



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