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AP PGECET 2017 Counselling and Cut off

AP PGECET 2017 is a state level examination conducted by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. Through this exam candidates are granted admissions into M.E., M.Tech. and M.Pharma. courses offered at universities in Andhra Pradesh.

  • AP PGECET Counselling 2017 for admission into M.Tech. /M.Pharm./ Pharm.D(PB) courses on August 27, 2017 and August 28, 2017 will be conducted in 5 university helpline centers.
  • Candidates have to register online for participating in the counselling process
  • Minimum qualifying marks for General category is 30. Check AP PGECET 2017 Cut off
  • There is no minimum marks criteria for reserved category
  • AP PGECET Results  has been declared on the official website

AP PGECET is a prerequisite for admission to Engineering and Pharmacy courses offered by various universities in Andhra Pradesh. Candidates must go through AP PGECET Eligibility before applying for PGECET 2017. Hall Ticket of PGECET 2017 will be issued from April 29, 2017 onwards.  The exam is a Computer Based Test wherein a candidate has to answer questions online, in English medium. The exam consists 120 Multiple Choice Questions to be answered within 2-hour. There is no provision for negative marking. Check AP PGECET Exam Pattern


Note: Candidates having GATE and GPAT scores are not required to appear for AP PGECET 2017. Admission will be granted on the basis of their rank in GATE/GPAT. They need to register separately for admissions. 

Latest Updates in AP PGECET 2017

  • The state-level Common Entrance Test is conducted in online mode (CBT- Computer Based Test).
  • APSCHE has assigned Andhra University, Visakhapatnam to organize the exam for the academic session of 2017-18.
  • Andhra University will hold the exam for 3 days (May 10 to May 12, 2017) in 2 shifts per day.
  • The number of AP PGECET Exam Centers have now been increased to 12.
  • Aadhaar Card is mandatory while filling the AP PGECET Application Form 2017.
  • The Application Fee for the exam has increased by INR 100. Now, candidates from General/OBC category have to pay INR 800. Whereas, candidates from reserved category have to INR 400.

AP PGECET 2017 Exam Highlights

Exam NameAP PGECET (Andhra Pradesh Post-graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test) 
Conducting BodyAndhra University, Visakhapatnam on behalf of APSCHE
Exam DateMay 10- May 12, 2017
Exam LevelState level
Courses OfferedME/ M.Tech./ M.Pharmacy and Pharm-D
Mode Of ApplicationOnline

AP PGECET 2017 Exam Dates

Andhra University, on behalf of APSCHE, will organize the AP PGECET 2017. AP PGECET Application Form 2017 window closes on April 06, 2017. The exam is scheduled from May 10 to May 12, 2017. The important dates for the Common Entrance Test (PGECET 2017) are given below:

Release of notificationMarch 01, 2017
Start of online applicationsMarch 06, 2017
End of online applications without late feeApril 06, 2017 April 13, 2017
Last date to submit AP PGECET Application with late fee (INR 500)April 13, 2017
Last date for Submission of Application with late fee (INR 2000)April 18, 2017
Last date for Submission of Application with late fee (INR 5000)April 21, 2017
Last date for Submission of Application with late fee (INR 10000)April 28, 2017
AP PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket DownloadApril 29, 2017 onwards
Date of examination May 10 to May 12, 2017
Announcement of AP PGECET resultMay 22, 2017

AP PGECET Eligibility Criteria 2017

Candidates willing to pursue PG courses from colleges in Andhra Pradesh must ensure that they satisfy AP PGECET 2017 Eligibility before applying for the exam. Failure to fulfill any conditions will lead to rejection of AP PGECET 2017 Application Form. The eligibility conditions are given below:

General Eligibility

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India.
  • They must belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Candidates must meet the local /non-local status requirements as prescribed for admissions.

For Engineering courses:

  • Candidate must have scored at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category) in the qualifying examination.

For Pharmacy Courses:

  • Candidate must have scored at least 55% marks (50% for SC and ST category) in the qualifying examination.

Note:Each institute affiliated to Andhra University has their own eligibility standards for M.Tech courses.  

AP PGECET Application Form 2017

Candidates must fill the AP PGECET Application Form 2017 in order to get registered. The application form is available online at The window for registration closes on April 06, 2017. The step by step process to fill the form for the exam is given below:

Step 1: Fee Payment of AP PGECET Application Form

Candidates interested in giving AP PGECET 2017 have to fill the Application form. Before making the payment, a candidate is required to mention the following details (mandatory):

  • Qualifying Exam Hall Ticket Number,
  • Candidate’s Name,
  • DOB (Date of Birth) as per SSC or Equivalent,
  • Mobile Number, 
  • E-Mail ID,
  • Category,
  • Qualifying Degree,
  • Specialization in Qualifying Degree.

After filling all the details, total fee will be displayed. Make the payment from the options available:

  • Net Banking,
  • Credit Card,
  • Debit Card and 
  • At AP Online Centers

Application Fee for AP PGECET 2017- The application fee is defined as per the candidate’s category. For General/ OBC category, the application fee is INR 800. Whereas, for SC/ ST category the application fee is INR 400. If in case, the payment is debited from your account and the website gets disconnected before receipt generation, then check the Payment Status using ‘Know Your Status’ option.

Step 2: Fill the AP PGECET Application Form 2017

After paying the requisite fee, candidates can then go on and fill the AP PGECET Application Form. But before that, 4 major fields need to be filled:

  • Payment Reference ID (as generated at the time of payment)
  • Qualifying Examination Hall Ticket Number.
  • Mobile Number and
  • DOB (dd/mm/yyyy) 

After filling the above-mentioned fields, one is redirected to the Application Form of PGECET 2017 AP. Here, all the details- personal, academic etc is to be provided and photograph and signature have to be uploaded as per the set standards.

Uploading Standards- After filling all the details as per requirement, candidates have to upload 2 mandatory documents. The documents are- Passport Size Photograph and scanned image of Signature affixed with a black pen on a white paper.

Document NameType & Size
Photograph.jpg/jpeg and 50kb
Signature.jpg/jpeg and 30 kb

Step 3: Print AP PGECET 2017 Application Form

After submitting the application form, candidates can then save the document. They are required to take 2 print outs for future references.

Forgot Registration Number

In case a candidate has forgotten his or her registration number or ID, he or she can retrieve it by visiting the official website i.e. Transaction ID, DOB (Date of Birth) and mobile number is to be provided to recover the forgotten Registration ID for AP PGECET 2017.

Forgot Transaction Number

In case the candidate has forgotten his or her transaction number, he or she must visit the official website and enter details such as payment source, mobile number and date of birth, SSC hall ticket number and SSC year of passing.

Correction in Application Form

If a candidate has made some mistakes while filling the application form, he/ she can request for corrections to be made. For this purpose, the candidate needs to visit the official website and enter his or her D\OB, registration ID and mobile number. Then, candidate will be able to edit any wrong fields in the form and provide correct information.

AP PGECET Hall Ticket 2017 

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam will issue Hall Ticket of PGECET 2017 AP from April 24, 2017 onwards. Hall Ticket for AP PGECET is a primary document to be carried on the day of exam. It is a getaway to PGECET 2017 examination hall. Entry to the test center is prohibited without the AP PGECET Admit Card/ Hall Ticket 2017. 

How to download Hall Ticket for AP PGECET 2017? 

Follow the steps mentioned below to download the AP PGECET Hall Ticket 2017:

AP PGECET Application Form 2017

Step 1: Visit the official website i.e.

Step 2: Click on the ‘Download Hall Ticket’ link. 

Step 3: Enter AP PGECET registration number and the course name as specified in the application form.

Step 4: Next, the AP PGECET Hall Ticket 2017 is displayed. Check all the particulars mentioned on the same.

Step 5: Click on “Download” button. 

Note: In case of any discrepancy, one should immediately contact the conducting body, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.

Details on AP PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket

The hall ticket/ admit card contains information regarding the PGECET 2017 exam for Andhra Pradesh State:

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Candidate’s Photograph
  • AP PGECET Test Venue,
  • Date and Time of the exam and
  • Roll number.

AP PGECET 2017 Exam Centers

Exam Center is the venue where AP PGECET (Andhra Pradesh Post-graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test) will take place. Candidates who clear the eligibility have to fill the PGECET 2017 AP Form. In the application form, candidates have to mention their preferred exam venue. It is advisable to choose and fill the center as soon as possible. This is because the center is allotted on first come first serve basis. 

AP EAMCET 2017 Test Center

Read More: AP PGECET Exam Centers 2017

AP PGECET Exam Pattern 2017

Candidates must acquaint themselves with the detailed Exam Pattern of AP PGECET 2017 before applying. This will help them understand the format of the test and get a better idea of the difficulty level of paper. Some important information regarding the exam pattern for AP PGECET 2017 is given below:

Exam ModeOnline (CBT- Computer Based Test)
Duration of exam2 hours (120 minutes)
Type of QuestionsObjective (MCQs)
Total number of questions120 Questions
Language of paperEnglish
Marking scheme

(+1) for each right answer,

No negative marking for wrong answers

Read More: AP PGECET Exam Pattern 2017

AP PGECET 2017 Syllabus

It is important for candidates to have detailed knowledge of syllabus of AP PGECET 2017. This will help ensure that candidates do not miss out on any topics while preparing for the exam and that their preparation is thorough. The complete syllabus of AP PGECET 2017 corresponding to various streams is provided below:

For Aerospace Engineering: 

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

For Biotechnology: 

  • Immunology,
  • Biochemistry,
  • Process Biotechnology,
  • Microbiology and
  • Molecular Biology. 

For Chemical Engineering

  • Engineering Mathematics,
  • Heat Transfer,
  • Plant Design and economics,
  • Chemical Technology and
  • Mass Transfer.

For Civil Engineering

  • Engineering Mathematics,
  • Geotechnical Engineering & Environmental Engineering,
  • Structural Engineering and
  • Water Resources and Transportation Engineering.

For Pharmacy

  • Pharmacology,
  • Pharmaceutics, 
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance and
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

Read more: AP PGECET Syllabus 2017

AP PGECET 2017 Result

AP PGECET 2017 results will be declared on the official website i.e. Only those candidates who appeared for AP PGECET 2017 are able to view their results. Login credentials are required in order to check the results.

Andhra University will release the results in June 2017 (tentatively). AP PGECET 2017 Result will be announced in the form of total marks obtained by the candidate and the rank achieved. The steps to view the result are given below:

Step 1: Visit the official website of AP PGECET 2017-

Step 2: Enter the AP PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket number and click on submit.

Step 3: The candidate will be able to view the percentile and rank obtained along with the qualifying status.

Step 4: Download the AP PGECET 2017 Rank Card. AP PGECET Rank Card 2017 will be available post the Result declaration. 

Note:GATE or GPAT students do not need to take the entrance exam and hence, will not be able to view their results. It may be noted that GATE / GPAT students will be given preference over the AP PGECET 2017 candidates.

AP PGECET 2017 Counselling

The counselling process will start after the results are declared on AP PGECET 2017 official website. Candidates qualifying the entrance exam are eligible to participate in the AP PGECET 2017 Counselling Process. Before participating in the process, document verification is done. Also, the whole process is done via web counselling. No separate call letter or notification is sent informing about the process to qualified candidates.

The counselling will be based on the merit of the students and their scores in AP PGECET 2017 and in GATE / GPAT 2017. The first step is document verification. Thereafter, the candidates will be able to fill and lock their choices for seat allotment process. Depending on the ranks of candidates, the date for web option filling will be different.

Documents Required During Counselling

There are certain documents required at the time of counselling of AP PGECET. Without these documents, candidates will not be allowed to participate in the process. Following are the mandatory documents:

  • AP PGECET Hall Ticket 2017
  • Certificate of Qualifying Examination
  • Class 10th  & 12th graduating certificate
  • SSC Certificate (if required)
  • Category Certificate
  • ID Proof
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Residence Certificate of Parent (if required)

Note: Document verification is done at Help Line Centers appointed by the conducting body (Andhra University, Visakhapatnam). 

AP PGECET 2017 Participating Universities

AP PGECET 2017 University
Andhra University
Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur
Sri Venkateswara University College of Engineering, Tirupati
Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajahmundry
Sri Padmavathi Mahila University, Tirupathi
Krishna University
Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University, Kakinada
Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapuramu
JNT University, Anantapuramu

Read More: AP PGECET 2017 Participating Colleges


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1 Comment

what is qualifying hall ticket no.? what hall ticket no we should fill?

21 Mar, 2017 00:20

Hi Rajya, to know the qualifying hall ticket no., please click the link

21 Mar, 2017 11:22

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