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TS PGECET 2017- Telangana Postgraduate Engineering Common Entrance Test

TS PGECET Syllabus

TS PGECET 2017 is a state level Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test of Telangana state. For the academic session 2017-18, TSCHE has appointed Osmania University to conduct TS PGECET (Telangana Postgraduate Engineering Common Entrance Test). This year, the exam is scheduled from May 29 to June 01, 2017. The registration window for state level exam with late fee (INR 1000) closes on May 17, 2017.


August 16, 2018  Result for first phase of seat allotment announced on the official website of TS PGECET. Check Now

June 12, 2017 –   Check TS PGECET  Result along with rank card on the official website. Download Now

June 8, 2017 – TS PGECET 2017 Registration for GATE/ GPAT candidates has been started now. Check Here

June 5, 2017 – Check TS PGECET 2017 Answer Key, Question Paper and Analysis

  • For the academic session 2017-18, TS PGECET will be conducted in online mode
  • GATE qualifiers can take admission to universities using their GATE Score and are not required to sit for PGECET. Also, the counselling for them will be conducted separately.

The official notification for the exam released on March 15, 2017 at Candidates seeking admission to regular PG courses in Engineering, Technology, Architecture and Pharmacy have to give the exam. Before filling application form, satisfying TS PGECET Eligibility Criteria 2017 stated by Osmania University is necessary. The Hall Ticket for PGECET 2017 is issued from May 24, 2017 onwards. It is a mandatory document to be carried at all stages till the admission is finalized. The exam will be conducted in online mode wherein a candidate has to in English medium. Exam will consist 120 Multiple choice questions to be answered within 2 hours. Check  TS PGECET Exam Pattern


TS PGECET Results are released along with the rank card on the official website in the last week of June 2017. Then, the qualifying candidates have to participate in the counselling process. The conducting body will hold the counselling in various slots. 

TS PGECET 2017 Highlights

TS PGECET offers admission to various professional degree postgraduate programs. Candidates who wish to apply for Engineering, Technology, Architecture or Pharmacy courses have to appear for TS PGECET 2017. Candidates applying for Pharmacy, they have to appear for PCB subject group while for Engineering/ Technology/Architecture program, candidates can only appear for PCM group.

TS PGECET for PCB and PCM group is organized at various pre-decided exam centers. The other important highlights of the exam are tabulated below:

Full FormTelangana Postgraduate Engineering Common Entrance Test
Conducting BodyOsmania University, Hyderabad on behalf of TSCHE
Courses OfferedEngineering, Technology, Architecture and Pharmacy
Exam DateMay 29 till June 01, 2017
Exam ModeOnline (CBT- Computer Based Test)
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TS PGECET 2017 Exam Dates

TSCHE released the official notification on March 15, 2017. The registration window closes on May 01, 2017. Other important dates for the Common Entrance Test (TS PGECET 2017) are as follows:

Release of TS PGECET 2017 Official NotificationMarch 15, 2017
Date of Commencement of Online ApplicationMarch 17, 2017
Late Date for submission of Application Form without late feeMay 01, 2017
Late Date for submission of Application Form with late fee INR 500May 10, 2017
Late Date for submission of Application Form with late fee INR 2000May 17, 2017
Late Date for submission of Application Form with late fee INR 5000May 24, 2017
Late Date for submission of Application Form with late fee INR 10000May 27, 2017
Downloading of TS PGECET Hall Ticket 2017May 24 to May 28, 2017
TS PGECET 2017 Exam DateMay 29 to June 1, 2017

TS PGECET Eligibility 2017

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

  • Candidate should be of Indian Nationality.
  • They should belong to the state of Telangana / Andhra Pradesh
  • Satisfying the local/non-local status requirements as per the regulations of admission of the respective university is mandatory.
  • According to the AICTE Approved Handbook, 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.

TS PGECET Application Form 2017

TS PGECET Application Form 2017 is available at It is available for filling via Online mode only. Before filling the form of PGECET 2017, candidates have to pay a stipulated amount of fee as per their category. After initiating the payment, candidates can then go on to fill in the form. Candidates are advised to complete fee payment and submit Application Form as soon as possible. Doing so will enable the authorities to allocate the preferred test center as opted by candidates. 

TS PGECET Application Form

Stage 1: TS PGECET 2017 Application Fee Payment

Candidates willing to give TS PGECET entrance exam have to fill the application form. The first step is to pay the fee for the form. Before that a candidate has to mention the following details:

  • Enter Name
  • Enter DOB (dd/mm/ yyyy format)
  • Enter Mobile No. (10 digits)
  • Enter E-Mail ID
  • Enter Hall Ticket No.
  • Enter Year of Passing
  • Father/ Mother Name
  • Select No. of Test
  • Select the category (SC/ST/ Others)
  • Enter Aadhaar No.

After filling all the fields, you will be redirected to the payment gateway page. Here, you need to select the payment mode. 

Registration Fee of TS PGECET 2017

Submission and registration of TS PGECET form begins from March 17. Payment can be made through the following modes:

  • Credit Card,
  • Debit Card
  • Internet Banking and
  • UPI (it is an application introduced especially for candidates appearing for PGECET 2017)

Fee as per candidate’s category

CategoryFee (INR)
SC/ ST400
Other Category800

Note: In case a candidate wants to appear for more than one exam, a separate registration fee has to be paid accordingly.

Stage 2: Filling TS PGECET Application Form 2017

Post payment of application fee, a candidate can re-login by entering the following details in order to complete TS PGECET 2017 Application form:

  • Payment Source
  • Transaction ID
  • Mobile No.
  • Date of Birth (As per SSC/10th Class)
  • SSC (10th Class) Hall Ticket Number
  • Month & Year of Passing SSC (10th Class)

Once a candidate has logged in, they have to enter the following details:

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

Uploading of Photo & Signature- After filling all the details, the next step is to upload their photo and scanned signature. A standard size is set for both of the documents. Mentioned below is the size for the same:

  • A recent color passport size photograph in JPEG format (File Size: less than 40 KB)
  • 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 3: Submission & Print out of Application Form

  • Before final submission, an option to preview the Application Form for TS PGECET 2017 will appear on the screen. Candidates must click on it to review all the details mentioned. After final submission and freezing of all the details, they will not be allowed to make any editings. 
  • A unique TS PGECET 2017 Registration ID will be created after submission. Candidates must note this TS PGECET 2017 Registration ID down. The following ID is required to re-login and to download TS PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket as well as for future reference.
  • After this, candidates should submit, save and download their TS PGECET Application Form. And then should take a print out of the same for future processes.

TS PGECET Hall Ticket 2017

Candidates must check TS PGECET Official Website i.e. on May 24, 2017 to download TS PGECET Hall Ticket 2017. After the completion of TS PGECET Application Form 2017, it will be issued by Osmania University. It is a gateway for candidates to enter examination hall. TS PGECET 2017 Hall ticket is also required in subsequent stages of admission process.  

How to Download TS PGECET Hall Ticket 2017?

TS PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket can only be downloaded online and will not be sent to candidates under any circumstances. Candidates must follow the steps mentioned below to download TS PGECET 2017 Hall ticket:

Step 1: Visit the official website of TS PGECET-

Step 2: Enter TS PGECET Registration No. and the opted test paper name.

Step 3: After doing the same, candidate is redirected to the download page.

Step 4: Click on Download Hall Ticket of TS PGECET 2017 link.

Step 5: Download and save the Hall Ticket

Note: Candidates are also advised to take a printout of the admit card and make a copy of the same for further use.

Details on TS PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket

TS PGECET hall ticket will contain a candidates’ personal details and the examination related information. Candidates must check all the details mentioned in TS PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket. In case of any discrepancy, they should immediately contact the official authority. 

TS PGECET Hall Ticket will state the following details:

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

Discrepancies in TS PGECET hall Ticket 2017

The students might encounter various discrepancies in the hall ticket. If any information is incorrect in the document- test center, information relating to candidate etc, they can contact the respective official authority, the details of which are mentioned below:

TS PGECET -2017 
IDC Building
Behind Engineering College Library
Osmania University
Hyderabad - 500 007.

Phone: 040-27097124 / 8106591371

Email : 

TS PGECET 2017 Exam Centers

The exam centers for TS PGECET 2017 are pre- decided by the conducting body i.e. Osmania University on behalf of TSCHE. The Common Entrance Test will be conducted in two regional centers in the Telangana State. One can choose any center while filling TS PGECET 2017 Application form. The two regional centers are:

  1. Hyderabad and
  2. Warangal.

Candidates should make sure to fill the choice carefully before freezing all the information. Once the test center is allotted then it can not be changed later. Candidates should make sure to reach their center atleast 30 minutes before the exam commences.

TS PGECET 2017 Exam Pattern

TS PGECET is Telangana State Post graduation Engineering Entrance Test conducted every year by Osmania University. It is conducted in Online mode (CBT- Computer Based Test). 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 essential for the appearing candidates to have complete knowledge about TS PGECET Exam Pattern. Mentioned below are the highlights of the exam:

Maximum No. Of Questions120 Questions
Maximum Marks120 Marks (1 mark for each question)
Duration of test2 hours (120 minutes)
Language of Question PaperEnglish
Negative MarkingNot Applicable
Type of questionsObjective (MCQs- Multiple Choice Questions)
Cut off for General Category30 marks
Cut off for SC/ST CategoryNo marks

Note: The exam will be held from 10.00 AM to 12.00 PM (Reporting time at the test centre will be 09:00AM) in the morning session and 2.00PM to 4.00 PM (Reporting time at the test centre will be 01:00 PM) for the afternoon sessions as per the Time Table given in TS PGECET Test Schedule.

The Common Entrance Test or TS PGECET is conducted for 17 papers. Candidates can go through the following table to check the paper name along with paper code:

TS PGECET Paper  NamePaper Code
Aerospace EngineeringAS
Architecture and PlanningAR
Biomedical EngineeringBM
Chemical EngineeringCH
Civil EngineeringCE
Computer Science & Information TechnologyCS
Electrical EngineeringEE
Electronics & Communication EngineeringEC
Environmental ManagementEM
Food TechnologyFT
Geo-Engineering & Geo-InformaticsGG
Instrumentation EngineeringEI
Mechanical EngineeringME
Metallurgical EngineeringMT

TS PGECET Result 2017

TS PGECET 2017 Result is released by Osmania University at OR The results will be released in the third week of June 2017. TS PGECET Result 2017 can be accessed by students from TS PGECET Official Website. The result will be used to process TS PGECET 2017 seat allotment for various courses. Candidates must follow the steps given below to check their results:

Step 1: Visit the official website of TS PGECET 2017.

Step 2: Enter the Hall Ticket No. and click on submit button.

Step 3: After filling all the details, one can then check TS PGECET Result 2017.

Step 4: Download TS PGECET 2017 Rank Card.

Candidate will be able to view the percentile and rank obtained along with the qualifying status.

TS PGECET 2017 Rank Card

Post declaration of Result, TS PGECET Rank Card will also be declared. The rank card will mention the rank of candidate in comparison to all the other candidates who qualified in the examination. The steps to check TS PGECET 2017 Rank Card are:

Step 1: Visit the official website-

Step 2: Enter TS PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket No and then check their TS PGECET Rank Card.

Step 3: TS PGECET 2017 Rank card will be displayed. Save and download the same. 

TS PGECET Counselling 2017

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

  • GATE
  • GPAT

Candidates have to undergo Document verification, Counselling and subsequent Seat allotment process to complete the admission procedure of the respective universities. For the academic session 2017-18, TS PGECET Counselling Dates 2017 will be released shortly.

Read More: TS PGECET Participating Institutes


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    1 Comment
    Hansraj Dagar

    Hi guys, what is hall ticket number in fee details? How to get it?

    07 Apr, 2017 09:23

    Hi Hansraj, hall ticket is an admit card which is provided to the students for appearing in the respective exam. To get application procedure for TS PGECET exam, please find the link

    07 Apr, 2017 15:32

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