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TS PGECET 2017 Overview

TS PGECET (Telangana State Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test) 2017 will be conducted by Osmania university for admission into various post graduate programs offered by it and other affiliated colleges of Telangana State. The candidates wishing to appear for TS PGECET 2017 can apply via online applications which will tentatively start from the second week of March, 2017.

Before initiating the TS PGECET 2017 Application process, the candidates must ensure that they satisfy the TS PGECET Eligibility Criteria stated by the participating colleges. The TS PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket can be downloaded online from the website of official university. In order to excel in the examination, the aspiring candidates must go through the TS PGECET 2017 Exam Pattern and have detailed knowledge about the TS PGECET 2017 Syllabus.

Once the examination is over, the candidates can access the TS PGECET 2017 Results and Rank card in the online portal of the official websites. After the declaration of the TS PGECET Cut-off, the participating colleges will commence their respective TS PGECET 2017 Counselling and Seat Allotment.

TS PGECET 2017 Exam Dates

It is important for the candidates appearing in the TS PGECET 2017 Examination to keep in track all the important dates related to the TS PGECET 2017. This table below mentions a tentative schedule of all the important events and their date for the aspiring candidates of TS PGECET 2017.

Online Application AvailabilityFrom March 14, 2017
Last dates for Application FormApril 23, 2017
Late Date for Application Form with late FeesMay 28, 2017
Download of Hall TicketsMay 23 to 28, 2017
TS PGECET 2017 examMay 30 to June 3, 2017
ResultJune 17, 2017
Rank cardJune 27, 2017
CounsellingJuly 20, 2017 onwards

TS PGECET 2017 Participating Institutes and Courses

TSPGECET is conducted every year to give admission into regular PG courses in Engineering, Architecture, Technology, Pharmacy and Planning (M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Arch) courses. Here is the list of participating Universities:

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, Hyderabad
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad
  3. Kakatiya University, Warangal
  4. Osmania University, Hyderabad
  5. Palamuru University, Mahabubnagar

TS PGECET 2017 Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for TS PGECET 2017 is devised according to the participating colleges. However there are a common set of TS PGECET 2017 eligibility criteria which the candidates must satisfy. Failure to do so will lead to the rejection of the candidature at any stage of the application or admission processes of the respective participating college. The set of eligibility criteria for admission to the post graduate programs offered through TS PGECET 2017 are stated below:

  • According to the AICTE Approved Hand book, the candidates must have obtained 50% marks in group subjects taken together in the qualifying examination. (45% for reserved category).
  • However candidates shall fulfill the specific eligibility criteria laid down in the relevant colleges at the time of admissions.
  • The candidate should be of Indian Nationality.
  • The Candidate should belong to the state of Telangana / Andhra Pradesh
  • The Candidate should satisfy the local/non-local status requirements as per the regulations of admission of the respective university.

TS PGECET 2017 Application Fee and mode of payment

The TS PGECET 2017 Application Fee is Rs.800/- for appearing into one test (400/- for SC / ST candidates). In case the candidates are willing to appear in more than one test they must pay separate registration fee for it. The application fee can be paid by the following available modes of payment:

  • At any TS Online / AP Online / Mee Seva centers
  • Through payment gateway (Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking). 
Late FeeDate
With a Late fee of Rs. 500/-May 09,2017
With a Late fee of Rs. 2,000/-May 16,2017
With a Late fee of Rs. 5,000/-May 23,2017
With a Late fee of Rs. 10,000/-May 28,2017

TS PGECET 2017 Application Process

The candidates willing to appear for TS PGECET 2017 can apply for the examination in online mode. There are options of offline payment of the TS PGECET 2017 Registration Fee. However, the entire TS PGECET 2017 Application Process has to be completed online. The TS PGECET 2017 Application Process will start tentatively from the second week of March, 2017. Below is the details of the entire application the candidates can go through before starting to apply for TS PGECET 2017.

Things to Keep Ready before applying for TS PGECET 2017

The candidates must keep ready these following items before starting the TS PGECET 2017 Application Process.

  • Hall Ticket number of Class 10 or SSC
  • A recent color passport size photograph in JPEG format (File Size: less than 40 KB)
  • The Candidate’s signature in blue/black ink on a white paper scanned in a file with JPEG format (File Size: less than 30 KB)
  • Fee Payment Details: Transaction ID in case of offline payment at TS Online Kendras or Debit/Credit Card Details in case of online payment.
  • SSC / Class 10 or  Equivalent Certificate
  • Income Certificate of Parents (For Income less than Rs.1.0 lakhs/less than Rs.2.0 lakhs / more than Rs.2.0 lakhs) if applicable
  • Caste Certificate issued by the MRO / Competent Authority if applicable
  • Special Category Certificate for candidates applying under NCC, PH, Sports, CTS, etc. if applicable
  • Local Status (OU/AU/SVU/ Non-local)

Steps to complete the TS PGECET 2017 Application Process

The candidates of TS PGECET 2017 have to go through the following stages of TS PGECET 2017 Application Process.

Stage 1:Paying the TS PGECET 2017 Application Fees
1. Offline Payment Mode: Cash Payment at the TS Online / AP Online / Mee Seva centers

Candidates can apply at any of the specified TS Online centres which can be accessed at the following link Official Website.

The candidates must carry the TS PGECET application fees and the following information:

  • Name of candidate
  • Father’s Name
  • Date of Birth of Candidate
  • Class X Hall Ticket No, Month and Year of passing
  • Mobile No
  • Test & Papers appearing for.

Once the payment is made, they must ensure that they collect the payment receipt duly stamped from the TS Online Kendras.

2. Through Debit/Credit Card: The candidates can pay via Debit or Credit Card online by clicking on the “Apply Online” tab on the TS PGECET home page.

Select the tab “Click here to pay online through Debit/Credit card”.  Click “Proceed to pay the fee through payment gateway using Credit/Debit card”. A new page will appear where the candidate has to fill the following details:

  • Select the number of tests
  • SSC Hall Ticket Number and Month & Year of passing SSC
  • Name
  • Father’s Name
  • Mobile number
  • Date of Birth
  • Category (Others/SC/ST)
  • Card type (Visa/Master/Maestro).
  • Click “Make Payment”. 

Complete the instructions as it appears on the screen and complete the transaction. Once the payment is successfully completed, the candidates can immediately proceed to fill the TS PGECET 2017 Application Form by clicking the tab “Click here to fill the application form”

Stage 2: Filling the TS PGECET Application Form Details

The Candidates can re-log in by entering the following details in order to complete the TS PGECET 2017 Application form:

  • Payment Source
  • Transaction Id
  • Mobile
  • Date of Birth (As per SSC/10 th Class)
  • SSC (10th Class) Hall Ticket Number
  • Month & Year of Passing SSC (10th Class)

Once the candidate has logged in, the will be required to enter the following details:

  • Qualifying Degree
  • Specialization in Qualifying Degree
  • Tests appearing in TS PGECET 2017
  • Annual Income of Parents

Stage 3: Upload Photo & Signature

  • A recent color passport size photograph in JPEG format (File Size: less than 40 KB)
  • The Candidate’s signature in blue/black ink on a white paper scanned in a file with JPEG format (File Size: less than 30 KB)

Stage 4: Candidate’s Personal Details: A few of the personal details will be displayed automatically from the previously entered information. Besidesn the applicant has to enter the following details:

  • Gender
  • Mother's Name
  • Centre for Appearing the Test
  • Aadhar Number
  • Category
  • Seeking Admission under Special Category
  • Local Area Status
  • Minority Status

Stage 4: Candidate’s Academic Details: Candidates have to fill details of their academics from class 4 upto graduation.

Stage 5: Candidate’s Address for Correspondence:  Candidates must enter their postal address.

Stage 6: Declaration by Candidate: To submit the TS PGECET 2017 Application Form, candidates must click on the “agree” button

Stage 7: Submission of TS PGECET 2017 Application Form:

  • Before the final submission, the candidates can preview the Application Form for TS PGECET 2017 will appear on the screen.
  • A unique TS PGECET 2017 Registration ID will be created after submission.
  • Candidates must note this TS PGECET 2017 Registration ID down as it will be required to re-log in and to download the TS PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket as well as for future reference.
  • Finally the candidates must click on the Submit Button.

TS PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket

The TS PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket will be available in the official websites and can be downloaded tentatively from May 23, 2017 till May 28, 2017. The TS PGECET Admit Card is a mandatory document for appearing in the examination. Not only these, the TS PGECET 2017 Hall ticket is also required in the subsequent stages of the admission process. The hall ticket will not be mailed to the candidates’ postal address. Hence the candidates must keep checking the updates, once the application process is over. 

How to Download the Admit Card

The TS PGECET 2017 Admit card can only be downloaded and will not be sent to the candidates under any circumstances. The various steps to download the TS PGECET 2017 Hall ticket are detailed below:

  1. The candidate must visit the official website
  2. They should then click on the “Download Hall Ticket” option.
  3. Enter their TS PGECET 2017 Registration No and the Test Paper they will be appearing for.
  4. Then the candidate will be redirected to the download page.
  5. Click on the download the Hall Ticket for TS PGECET 2017.
  6. Download and then save the admit card.
  7. The candidates are also advised to take a print out of the admit card and make a copy of the same for further use.

Details on the TS PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket

The hall ticket will contain the candidates’ personal details and the examination related information such as the venue of the conduction of the examination and the general instructions that the candidates are required to follow while sitting for the examination. The TS PGECET Hall Ticket 2017 is available for download tentatively from the May 23 to May 28, 2017. The candidates must check the various details mentioned in the TS PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket. They must ensure that the photograph is clearly visible and other important details are mentioned correctly in the admit card.

The TS PGECET Hall Ticket will state the following details:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Photograph of the candidate
  • The details of the examination
  • Time and venue of the Test
  • Important instructions to follow on the day of the test.

Discrepancies in TS PGECET 2017 Admit Card

The students might encounter various discrepancies in the TS PGECET 2017 Admit Card. In case, if any important information is incorrect in the admit card, or there is discrepancy regarding the test center or if the candidates are facing any issues while downloading the TS PGECET Hall Ticket they can contact the respective official authority, the details of which are mentioned below:

TS PGECET -2016 
IDC Building
Behind Engineering College Library
Osmania University
Hyderabad - 500 007.

Phone: 040-27097124 / 8106591371

Email : 

TS PGECET 2017 Test Center

TS PGECET 2017 will be conducted in two regional centers if the Telangana State. The candidates can choose any one of the following while filling the TS PGECET 2017 Application form. The two regional centers are:

1. Hyderabad

2. Warangal.

TS PGECET 2017 Exam Pattern

TSPGECET is Telangana State Post graduation Engineering Entrance Test conducted every year by Osmania University for giving admission in M. Tech course. GATE qualified candidates are exempted from the entrance test and are considered directly for counselling with special preference over TS PGECET 2017 qualified candidates.

It is very essential for all the appearing candidates to have the complete knowledge about TS PGECET Exam pattern, syllabus, question paper, duration, timings, language and marking scheme.

Maximum No. Of Questions120
Maximum Marks120
Duration of test2 hours
Language of Question PaperEnglish
Negative MarkingNot Applicable
Type of questionsMultiple Choice Objective Type

TS PGECET 2017 Result

The TS PGECET 2017 Result will be announced by Osmania University tentatively on the third week of June, 2017. The TS PGECET Result 2017 can be accessed by students in the official website. The TS PGECET 2017 Result will be used to process the TS PGECET 2017 seat allotment of the M.Tech. courses in Telangana. The candidates must follow the following steps to check the TS PGECET 2017 Result:

  1. Visit the official website.
  2. Enter the TS PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket No and then check their TS PGECET Result 2017.
  3. The TS PGECET 2017 Result will show the rank and percentile obtained by the candidate along with the fact whether the candidate has qualified or not.

TS PGECET 2017 Rank Card

Along with the results the official website will also declare the TS PGECET 2017 Rank Card. The rank card will mention the rank of the candidate in comparison to all the candidates who have qualified in the examination. The steps to check the TS PGECET 2017 Rank Card are:

  1. Visit the official website.
  2. Enter the TS PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket No and then check their TS PGECET Rank Card.
  3. The TS PGECET 2017 Rank card will be displayed.

TS PGECET 2017 Counselling

Once the TS PGECET 2017 Results are declared, the participating universities will conduct the counselling process. The qualified candidates must process for the TS PGECET 2017 Counselling as notified below. The TS PGECET 2017 Counselling is available in online in the web portal of the official website. The candidates can access admission in the participating colleges via three examinations:

The candidates have to undergo Document verification, Counselling and subsequent Seat allotment process to complete the admission procedure of the respective universities.

TS PGECET 2017 Counselling Schedule

As per the schedule mentioned below, the candidates have to proceed for document verification and submit a non-refundable processing fee at the time of document verification. Failing to do so, his/her attendance during the counselling will not be considered. The schedule mentioned below in tentative and devised according to the 2016 TS PGECET Schedule.

Counselling Schedule for GATE and GPAT candidates

Document VerificationTimeGATE/ GPATExercising Web Option
July 20179:00 AMAll eligible candidates2017

Counselling Schedule for TSPGECET candidates

Document VerificationTimeTSPGECET RankExercising Web Option
27-07-20179:00 AM1 - 2002017
27-07-20171:00 PM201- 4002017
28-07-20179:00 AM401 - 9002017
28-07-20171:00 PM901 - 14002017
29-07-20179:00 AM1401 - 20002017
29-07-20171:00 PM2001 - 26002017
30-07-20179:00 AM2601 - 30002017
30-07-20171:00 PM3001 - 38002017
31-07-20179:00 AM3801 - 40002017
31-07-20171:00 PM4001 - 51002017
01-08-20179:00 AM5101 - 69002017
01-08-20171:00 PM6901 - LAST RANK2017

Counselling Schedule for Special Category

DateScheduleSpecial Category
2017GATE, GPATNCC, CAP, Sports, PH
2017PGECETNCC, CAP, Sports, PH

TS PGECET 2017 Counselling Fee

All the candidates are informed to submit the counselling fee in order to access the TS PGECET 2017 Web counselling process. The non-refundable processing fee is different for all categories. Candidates are requested to submit the amount at the time of certificate verification.

  • The non-refundable processing fee for SC/ ST category is Rs.400/-
  • The non-refundable processing fee for Other category is Rs.800/-

TS PGECET 2017 Document Verification

All the candidates who have qualified in the GATE/ GPAT/ TS PGECET are required to present themselves for document verification on the scheduled dates with all the required documents. They must also carry with them the TS PGECET 2017 counselling fee. The document verification is carried out at the following helpline centers:

  • JNT University, Kukatpally, Hyderabad
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, Masab Tank, Hyderabad, Telangana
  • Nizam College Basheerbagh, Hyderabad
  • University PG College, Secunderabad
  • AV College of Arts, Science & Commerce Gaganmahal, Hyderabad
  • Kakatiya University, Warangal

Click Here for Document Verification Schedule.

Note: This document verification schedule is of 2016 and the candidates of TS PGECET 2017 should consider it as a tentative schedule.

TS PGECET 2017 Counselling Documents

The complete list of documents required for verification for all the categories in the TS PGECET 2017 Counselling are listed below:

General category: Candidate must submit original documents during the time of verification.

  • GATE/ GPAT/ PGECET rank card and PGECET hall ticket.
  • Degree Certificate of marks of qualifying examination.
  • Memo of SSC or it’s equivalent.
  • Certificate from 10th to Graduation.
  • Residence certificate for preceding 7 years of the qualifying examination i.e. Graduation in respect of candidates who have private study.
  • Integrated community certificate issued by the authority in case of BC/SC/ST candidates.
  • In case of non-local candidates Residence certificate from M. R. O of either of parents in Telangana for 10 years is required.
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Aadhar Card
  • Income Certificate issued by MRO after 01-01-2016 will only be considered.
  • Minorities – Degree TC containing minority status.

Special Category: Candidate must submit original documents during the time of verification.

PH Category: Candidates who have 40% disability or above will be considered eligible and they have to produce a certificate issued by the District Medical Board.

CAP Category: Ex- servicemen have to produce following certificates:

  • Service Certificate issued by Zilla Sainik Welfare Officer.
  • Identity Card
  • Discharge Book for verification

Serving persons have to produce Service Certificate from the place of Work indicating the relationship with the Candidate. Candidates whose parents are domiciled in the State of Telangana are eligible to be considered under “CAP” Category”.

NCC & Sports Category: Candidates have to submit Original Documents issued by the concerned Competent Authority.

TS PGECET 2017 Web Counselling Procedure

The qualified candidates can participate in the Web Counselling from home/ Helpline centre/ Cyber cafe or any place having good internet facility. Once the payment of counselling fee and document verification is over, the candidates can access the TS PGECT2 017 Web Counselling by visiting the TSPGECET official website. The detailed steps of the web counselling procedure are detailed below:

  1. Click on “TSPGECET Admission Open” Link in the official website of TS PGECET 2017.
  2. Read the Important Instructions and click the “Exercise Web Options” link on the home page.
  3. The verification window will open and candidates have to fill all the required details
  • Hall ticket Number,
  • (TS PGECET) / Registration No,
  • (GATE/GPAT) Rank
  • Registered Mobile Number
  • Registered Email ID.
  • Click the Submit button.
  1. A password is generated and sent to your registered mobile number and e-mail ID.
  2. Candidates are informed to submit the password in the “Login window”.
  3. After completing “Web Option Login Page” a new window will appear where “Web Option” for selecting colleges, with details such as college code, course code and District are asked.
  4. There are two types of filters which the candidates can exercise to select the college and course. One filter is in alphabetical order and another filter is based on the District.
  5. Candidates can select the college on the left side of window and add it the right side of the window, by clicking “ADD” button and make their priority list.
  6. Candidate can sort the priority list with the help of “Up” and “Down” buttons, and can delete and modify their priority list as per their choice.
  7. After completing the priority list candidate can save their list by clicking “SAVE” button and then enter the password received via SMS, through virtual keyboard and click on “CONFIRM” button.
  8. The selected list get saved in the server and displayed in the printed format.
  9. The Saved options can be viewed and/or printed through the Print option link from home page also. Candidates can take out the print of the same and can verify their priority list.
  10. The exercising of options will be closed at midnight on the last date for web options in the notification.
  11. The options registered in the server will be frozen automatically on the last day and shall be used for seat allotment of TSPGECET 2017.

TSPGECET 2017 Seat Allotment

The TS PGECET 2017 Seat Allotment is prepared on the basis of web counselling and the options entered by the candidates during the web counselling. The options once considered will be considered final and shall not be changed under any circumstances. Candidates are advised to select college/ courses of their choice without any hesitation or confusion, because final allotment will be based on their selection. Students must keep their mobile with them while exercising the options and ensure that the SMS Service is not blocked. Candidates must take out the print of the final allotment letter and report to the respective colleges on or before the date furnished on the allotment letter. In case the candidates fail to report at the allotted college on the given date and time, the candidate will lose the seat.

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