Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET) is a AP State Level Common Entrance Test for admission into regular PG Courses in Engineering, Technology, Pharmacy and Planning (ME / M.Tech. / M.Pharmacy/Graduate level Pharm-D (Post Baccalaureate)) courses for the academic year 2017-2018 will be conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) Kakinada on behalf of A.P. State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), a statutory Body of the Government of A.P., Hyderabad. The main objective of AP PGECET 2017 is to identify at the state level, meritorious and motivated candidates for admission to Post Graduate programmes in Engineering, Technology, Pharmacy, Graduate level Pharm-D (PB).


Expected Schedule of AP PGECET 2017 is given below.

Event Dates
Commencement of online applications 03 Mar 2017
Last date for submission of online applications without late fee 06 Apr 2017
with late fee of Rs. 500/- 13 Apr 2017
with late fee of Rs. 2000/- 18 Apr 2017
with late fee of Rs. 5000/- 21 Apr 2017
with late fee of Rs. 10000/- 28 Apr 2017
Downloading of Hall Tickets to be announced
AP PGECET 2017 Examination Dates 10 May to 12 May 2017
Declaration of Results to be announced

AP PGECET Application Form 2017

AP PGECET 2017, Application Form submission will be made completely online including payment of application fee. The status of your application will be known immediately. If your application is filled in completely and submitted, you will instantly get an SMS. If you have given your e-mail id., then a copy will be mailed to your e-mail address. After completing all the steps up to “Filled in Application Form” generation in ONLINE application process, you can only print the application form and cannot modify the data.

However, if you feel there are any corrections required then you can contact the AP PGECET office or send an e-mail or contact via phone.


  1. The vacant seats after admitting GATE/GPAT qualified candidates will be filled with the candidates on the rank/percentile score secured in the AP PGECET 2017 entrance test.
  2. Separate notification will be issued for admission for GATE/GPAT qualified candidates.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for AP PGECET 2017 is described separately for each discipline and course. It is mandatory for the candidate to determine his / her eligibility before applying.

  • They should be of Indian Nationality.
  • The Candidate should belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh.
  • They should have obtained a relevant Bachelors qualifying degree or its equivalent in the relevant field with at least 50% marks ( 45% in case of reserved category candidates) from an AICTE/UGC approved institution recognised by the Government of Andhra Pradesh as equivalent thereto for admission into the relevant M.E./ M.Tech./ M.Pharmacy courses into the Courses corresponding to the Degrees
  • Candidates who are pursuing a B.Tech or its equivalent / B.pharm. course shall be eligible for entry into the relevant M.E./M.Tech./ M.Pharmacy courses provided they have completed the prescribed course and passed all the subjects for the award of degree by the concerned university on the date of counselling for admission into the colleges.
  • Check the eligibility for each course as given on “Courses and Eligibility” page.

AP PGECET Admit Card / Hall Ticket

Candidate needs to download the AP PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket / AP PGECET 2017 Admit Card in the given time slot. To Download Admit Card of AP PGECET, candidate will have to enter AP PGECET 2017 Registration number and select the test he/she has chosen in the application form.

The printed admit card needs to be carried at the time of exam. The candidate will not be allowed to appear in the exam without admit card.

AP PGECET Exam Pattern

  • The test will be a Computer based test wherein the candidate has to answer them on line.
  • The test will be in English medium and consists of 120 Marks with 120 Multiple choice Objective type questions and the time allotted is 2 hours.
  • There is no negative marking for the wrong answers.

Previous Year Question Paper & Answer Key

Candidates can check the previous year question paper & answer key from the link given below.


Course Question Paper Answer Key
Aerospace Engineering (AS) PAPER KEY
BIO-Technology (BT) PAPER KEY
Civil Engineering (CE) PAPER KEY
Chemical Engineering (CH) PAPER KEY
Computer Science & Information Technology (CS) PAPER KEY
Electronics & Communication Engineering(EC) PAPER KEY
Electrical Engineering (EE) PAPER KEY
Instrumentation Engineering (EI) PAPER KEY
Food Technology (FT) PAPER KEY
Geo-Engineering & Geo-Informatics (GG) PAPER KEY
Engineering (ME)
Metallurgy (MT) PAPER KEY
Pharmacy (PY) PAPER KEY
Nano Technology (NT) PAPER KEY


Aerospace Engineering Bio Technology
Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering
Computer Science & Information Technology Electrical Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering Food Technology
Geo Engineering & Geo Informatics Instrumentation Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Metallurgy
Nano Technology Pharmacy

For more details of AP PGECET 2017 – Download Information Brochure.

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