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TS PGECET 2018 is a Common Entrance Test conducted by Osmania University, Hyderabad on behalf of TSCHE. The Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (TS PGECET) is held for admission into Regular PG Courses in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Pharmacy and Planning such as ME / M.Tech. / M.Pharmacy / M.Arch / Graduate level Pharm-D (Post Baccalaureate). The Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE), is a statutory body of the Government of Telangana, Hyderabad and has announced the exam date for TS PGECET 2018. Interested candidates will be able to apply online for TS PGECET through online mode. Also, the examination shall be held in online mode, i.e it shall be a computer-based test. Candidates can check complete information regarding the TS PGECET 2018 including its exam date, eligibility criteria, application process, exam pattern, result, etc in the page below.

Latest: TS PGECET 2018 exam date has been announced, Check it in the table below.


As of now, only the exam date has been announced. Notifications are usually available from March. Till then the candidate can check the exam date and expected schedule for other events from the table below.

Events Dates
Date of commencement of online applications 03rd week of Mar 2018
Last Date for submission of online applications without late fee 01st week of May 2018
Issuance of PGECET 2018 Admit Card/ Hall Ticket A week or two before the exam
TS PGECET 2018 exam dare 27 May 2018
Release of Provisional Answer keys 01st week of Jun 2018
Publishing the Final Answer Keys 02nd week of Jun 2018
Declaration of TS PGECET 2018 Result 02nd week of Jun 2018

Telangana State PGECET 2018 shall be held in Hyderabad & Warangal regions.

Eligibility Criteria for TS PGECET 2018

The candidates who wish to apply for TS PGECET 2018 must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria as given by the Osmania University. The eligibility criteria shall be as follows:

  • 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 laid down in the regulations of admission.
  • For admission to Engineering and Pharmacy courses, the candidate should have obtained 50% marks in group subjects taken together in the qualifying examination (45% for reserved category)

General Information For PG Professional Programs

  • The Telangana State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad shall issue a separate notification for admission as per the admission policy for PG professional courses.
  • Candidates who will qualify GATE shall be given preference for admissions to various PG professional programmes in the Institutions/Colleges of the State of Telangana. If the seats remain vacant, those who have secured ranks in the TS PGECET 2018 as per Merit Order shall then be considered for admission.

TS PGECET 2018 Application Form

The application form for TS PGECET 2018 shall be available online at the official website of the exam, pgecet.tsche.ac.in or osmania.ac.in. In the online application form, the applicants need to enter details such as their Name, Date of Birth, Category, Father’s Name, Education Qualification Details, Communication and other details. Also, the applicants shall have to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications. Only after the candidates have given the necessary information they can proceed to make payment for the application fee.

Application Fee

As per previous year information, the applicants shall have to pay the following amount for the application fee charges. The application fee shall be payable by Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking.

Categories Application Fees
General Rs. 800
SC/ST Rs. 400

TS PGECET 2018 Hall Ticket

The Hall Ticket for Telangana PGECET 2018 will be available online at the website of the exam. The TS PGECET Hall Ticket 2018 shall be available for download a week or two before the exam. The candidates who will successfully register for the exam will be able to download the admit card. To download the TS PGECET Hall Ticket, applicants have to enter details such as Registration Number and Date of Birth. The applicants should download and take a print out of the TS PGECET 2018 Admit Card to bring it to the exam center. The Admit Card for TS PGECET will consist of Personal Details, as well as, basic information about the exam such as date, timings and its venue. It is advised to applicants to preserve the TSPGECET 2018 Hall Ticket till the admission process is not over.

Exam Pattern for TS PGECET

  • Mode of the exam: Computer-based test
  • Duration of the exam: 02 hours
  • Type of Questions: MCQ
  • Medium of the Test: English language
  • Number of Questions: 120
  • Marking Scheme: For every correct answer, 01 marks shall be given.
  • Negative Marking: There shall be no negative marking for TS PGECET 2018.

TS PGECET 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus and exam pattern is an important part while preparing for the exam. Since the official notification for PGECET 2018 is not yet announced, the syllabus given below is as per last year’s information. The students can start preparing for the entrance exam as per the syllabus given below:

Aerospace Engineering

  • Engineering Mathematics – Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Calculus, Numerical methods
  • Flight Mechanics – Atmosphere, Airplane Performance, Static Stability, Dynamic Stability
  • Space Dynamics
  • Aerodynamics – Basic Fluid Mechanics, Airfoils and Wings, Viscous Flows, Compressible Flows, Wind Tunnel Testing, Stress and Strain, Flight Vehicle Structures, Structural Dynamics, Propulsion, Turbo machinery, Aerothermo dynamics of Non-rotating propulsion components.

Biomedical Engineering

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

Chemical Engineering

  • Engineering Mathematics – Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods.
  • Chemical Engineering – Process Calculations and Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Unit Operations, Heat Transfer, Mass Transfer, Chemical Reaction Engineering, Instrumentation and Process Control, Plant Design and Economics, Chemical Technology.

Computer Science & Information Technology

  • Engineering Mathematics – Discrete Mathematics, Linear Algebra, Calculus, Probability
  • Computer Science and Information Technology – Digital Logic, Computer Organization and Architecture, Programming and Data Structures, Algorithms, Theory of Computation, Compiler Design, Operating System, Databases, Computer Networks, Software Engineering.

Electronics & Communication Engineering

  • Engineering Mathematics – Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering – Networks, Electronic Devices, Analog Circuits, Digital Circuits, Signals and Systems, Control Systems, Communications, Electromagnetics.

Food Technology

  • Engineering Mathematics – Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods
  • Food Chemistry and Nutrition
  • Food Microbiology & Biotechnology
  • Food Technology
  • Food Engineering – Fluid Mechanics
  • Food Quality & Standards

Instrumentation Engineering

  • Engineering Mathematics – Same as Food Technology
  • Instrumentation Engineering – Basics of Circuits and Measurement Systems, Transducers, Mechanical Measurement and Industrial Instrumentation, Analog Electronics, Digital Electronics, Signals, Systems and Communications, Electrical and Electronic Measurements, Control Systems and Process Control, Analytical, Optical and Biomedical Instrumentation.

Metallurgical Engineering

  • Engineering Mathematics -Linear Algebra, Calculus, Vector Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods.
  • Metallurgical Engineering – Thermodynamics and Rate Processes, Extractive Metallurgy, Physical Metallurgy, Mechanical Metallurgy, Manufacturing Processes,


  • Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry – Biochemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Inorganic Pharmaceuticals
  • Pharmaceutics – Physical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Technology, Biopharmaceutics & Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance

Architecture and Planning

  • City Planning
  • Housing
  • Landscape Design
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Environmental Studies in Building Science
  • Visual and Urban Design
  • History of Architecture
  • Development of Contemporary Architecture
  • Building Services
  • Building Construction and Management
  • Materials and Structural Systems
  • Planning Theory
  • Techniques of Planning
  • Traffic and Transportation Planning
  • Infrastructure, Services and Amenities
  • Development Administration and Management


  • Engineering Mathematics – Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods.
  • Biotechnology – Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Process Biotechnology, Bioprocess Engineering, Plant and Animal Biotechnology, Characteristics of Animal Cells, Immunology, Recombinant DNA Technology, Bioinformatics.

Civil Engineering

  • Engineering Mathematics – Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods, Engineering Mechanics.
  • Structural Engineering – Solid Mechanics, Structural Analysis, Concrete Structures, Steel Structures,
  • Geotechnical Engineering & Environmental Engineering – Soil Mechanics, Foundation Engineering.
  • Water Resources Engineering Transportation Engineering – Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics, Hydrology, Irrigation, Water Requirements, Air Pollution, Municipal Solid Wastes, Noise Pollution, Highway Planning, Traffic Engineering, Surveying.

Electrical Engineering

  • Engineering Mathematics – Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Complex Variables,Transforms, Probability and Statistics, Numerical Methods.
  • Electrical Engineering – Electric Circuits and Fields, Electrical Machines, Power Systems, Control Systems, Electrical and Electronic Measurements, Analog and Digital Electronics, Power Electronics and Drives, Utilization.

Environmental Management

  • Ecology & Environment
  • Microbiology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Pollution Control Engineering
  • Geospatial Technology
  • Elementary Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science
  • Fundamentals of Surface Hydrology
  • Fundamentals of Ground Water Hydrology

Geo Engineering & Geo Informatics

  • Engineering Mathematics – Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Probability and Statistics
  • Geo-Engineering & Geo Informatics
  • Programming in C – Variables, Data Types, Expressions, Control Structures, Arrays, Functions, Pointers, Structures

Mechanical Engineering

  • Engineering Mathematics – Same as Geo Engineering & Geo Informatics
  • Applied Mechanics and Design – Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Theory of Machines, Vibrations, Machine Design.
  • Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences – Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, Applications
  • Materials, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering – Engineering Materials, Metal Casting, Metal Forming, Joining Process, Machining and Machine Tool Operations, Metrology and Inspection, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Production Planning and Control, Inventory Control, Operations Research.


  • Engineering Mechanics & Strength of Material
  • Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer
  • Elements of Material Science
  • Metallurgical Thermodynamics
  • Advanced Material Science

Check the complete syllabus with their Paper Code below:

Paper & Syllabus Code Paper Code
Aerospace Engineering AS Environmental Management EM
Architecture and Planning AR Food Technology FT
Bio- Medical Engineering BM Geo-Engineering Geo-Informatics GG
Bio Technology BT Instrumentation Engineering EI
Chemical Engineering CH Mechanical Engineering ME
Civil Engineering CE Metallurgy MT
Computer Science & Information Technology CS Nano Technology NT
Electrical Engineering EE Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry PY
Electronics & Communication Engineering EC  –

TS PGECET 2018 Answer Key & Response Sheet

The exam conducting will release the Answer Key & Response sheet of TS PGECET 2018 at its official website. The Answer key is usually released a day or two after the exam is held. With the help of TS PGECET 2018 Answer Key, candidate can cross check their answer and calculate their probable score. Also, the candidate can estimate their chances of qualifying the entrance exam, The University, shall also give provision to the candidate to raise objection(s) if there is any in the Answer Key. The objections shall be submitted through online mode only,

TS PGECET 2018 Result

The result for Telangana PGECET 2018 will be published online at the website, pgecet.tsche.ac.in. The candidates will be able to check their result and download the rank card by entering details such as Registration Number, TS PGECET 2018 Hall Ticket Number, Date of Birth, etc. The University will not send any rank card by post. The first preference for admission will be given to those who have qualified GATE/ GPAT. If the seats remain vacant, the qualifiers of TS PGECET 2018 will be considered for admission. The GATE, GPAT, and TS PGECET qualified and eligible candidates will then be eligible to appear for TS PGECET Counselling.

TS PGECET 2018 Cut Off

The minimum qualifying marks which the candidate need to obtain to qualify the entrance exam is termed as Cut off. The candidate who will be appearing for the entrance exam will be declared as qualified only if they obtain a score equal to or more than the cut off marks. The University has not yet released the cut off marks for TS PGECET 2018. However, considering the previous year trends, the candidate shall have to score marks as per the cut off marks given below:

Categories Cut off Marks
General 30
SC/ST There shall be no minimum marks

TS PGECET Participating Institutes 2018

The qualifiers of TS PGECET 2018 shall be given admissions in various engineering PG Courses across five colleges. List of TS PGECET Participating Institutes 2018 has been given below:

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, Hyderabad
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad
  • Kakatiya University, Warangal
  • Osmania University, Hyderabad
  • Palamuru University, Mahabubnagar

TS PGECET 2018 Counselling

Those candidates who will be shortlisted for Counselling will have to report for it as per the schedule which will be given by TSCHE. The University shall conduct web counseling for admission. The selected candidates have to bring relevant documents at the time of Counselling. Also, the candidates shall have to pay an amount of Rs.500/- for SC/ST candidates and Rs.1000/- for others at the time of certificate verification.The candidates will have to exercise options and chose the preferrable Institute and Course. Ont he basis of the candidate’s performance in GATE, GPAT, TS PGECET 2018, choices given by the candidate and availability of seat, the candidates will be allotted a seat.
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