Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET) is an 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 2018-2019. It will be conducted by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) for the academic year 2018-2019. Check complete details on AP PGECET 2018 from this page.

Latest: Final phase counselling notification has been released. Candidates can check the same through the “Counselling” page provided below.

AP PGECET 2018 – Post-Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test

The main objective of AP PGECET 2018 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).

Schedule of AP PGECET 2018 is given below.

Event Dates
Commencement of online applications 21 Mar 2018
Last date for submission of online applications without late fee 20 Apr 2018  29 Apr 2018
Correction of online application data already submitted by the candidate 25 Apr to 04 May 2018
with late fee of Rs. 2000/- 04 May 2018
Downloading of Hall Tickets 01 May 2018 05 May 2018
AP PGECET 2018 Examination Dates 10 to 12 May 2018
Declaration of Preliminary Key 14 May 2018
Last Date for receiving of objections on Preliminary Key 16 May 2018
Declaration of Results 17 May 2018

AP PGECET 2018 Question Papers & Answer Keys

AP PGCET 2018 has released their Master Question Papers & Preliminary Keys, along with the Students Response Sheet. The link to access Master Question Papers, Preliminary Keys and the Students Response Sheet is given below.

Answer Key:

Course Question Paper Answer Key
Aerospace Engineering (AS) Click Here Click Here
BIO-Technology (BT) Click Here Click Here
Civil Engineering (CE) Click Here Click Here
Chemical Engineering (CH) Click Here Click Here
Computer Science & Information Technology (CS) Click Here Click Here
Electronics & Communication Engineering(EC) Click Here Click Here
Electrical Engineering (EE) Click Here Click Here
Instrumentation Engineering (EI) Click Here Click Here
Food Technology (FT) Click Here Click Here
Geo-Engineering & Geo-Informatics (GG) Click Here Click Here
Engineering (ME)
Click Here Click Here
Metallurgy (MT) Click Here Click Here
Pharmacy (PY) Click Here Click Here
Nano Technology (NT) Click Here Click Here
  • Click here to check the Students Response Sheet.

AP PGECET 2018 Application Form

AP PGECET 2018, Application Form submission is completely online including payment of application fee. The status of your application will be known immediately. If your application is completely filled and submitted, you will receive a confirmation SMS on your registered phone number. If you have given your e-mail id., then a copy will be mailed to your e-mail address as well. After completing all the steps up to “Filled in Application Form” generation in the ONLINE application process, you can print the application form but you 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 2018 entrance test.
  2. Separate notification will be issued for admission for GATE/GPAT qualified candidates.
  3. The Aadhar Card number of the candidate is mandatory.

AP PGECET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for AP PGECET 2018 is described separately for each discipline and course. It is mandatory for the candidate to determine his / her eligibility before applying.

  • The candidate 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 recognized by the Government of Andhra Pradesh as equivalent thereto for admission into the relevant M.E./ M.Tech./ M.Pharmacy courses in the Courses corresponding to the Degrees
  • Candidates who are pursuing a B.Tech or its equivalent / B.pharma 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 the degree by the concerned university on the date of counseling for admission into the colleges.
  • Check the eligibility for each course as given on “Courses and Eligibility” page.

AP PGECET 2018 Admit Card / Hall Ticket

Candidates will have to download the AP PGECET 2018 Hall Ticket / AP PGECET 2018 Admit Card in the given time slot. To Download Admit Card of AP PGECET, the candidate will have to enter AP PGECET 2018 Registration number and select the test he/she had chosen in the application form. The printed admit card needs to be carried at the time of the exam. The candidate will not be allowed to appear in the exam without admit card.

AP PGECET 2018 Exam Pattern

  • The test will be a Computer based test wherein the candidate has to answer them online.
  • 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.

AP PGECET Previous Year Question Paper & Answer Key

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

AP PGECET Final Answer Key 2017

Candidates can check the Final Answer key 2017 answer key from the link given below.

AS – Aerospace
BT – Biotechnology
CE – Civil Engineering
CH – Chemical Engineering
CS – Computer Science Engineering
EC – Electronics & Communication Engineering
EE – Electrical Engineering
EI – Instrumentation
FT – Food Technology
GG – Geo-Engineering & Geo-Informatics
ME – Mechanical Engineering
MT – Metallurgy
NT – Nano Technology
PY – Pharmacy


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

Official Website: www.sche.ap.gov.in.

For more details on AP PGECET 2018, download information brochure.

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