TS PGECET is a Common Entrance Test conducted by Osmania University, Hyderabad on behalf of TSCHE. The Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (TS PGECET) will be 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 the new session. Interested candidates can check the Exam Dates from the Schedule table. The examination will be held in online mode, i.e it will be a computer-based test. Candidates can check complete information regarding the TS PGECET including its exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, etc on the page below.



Eligible candidates who wish to apply for TS PGECET should check the exam dates and prepare according to syllabus which is provided below. The related information regarding eligibility, syllabi, instructions, last year Answer Key, Question papers and the detailed regarding the Exam Dates is given In this post.

Exam Schedule for TS PGCET is given below:

Events Dates
TS PGECET 2018 exam date 28 to 31 May 2018
TS PGECET 2019 exam date 27 to 29 May 2019

Forenoon session: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Afternoon session: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Eligibility Criteria for TS PGECET

The candidates who wish to apply for TS PGECET must ensure that they fulfil 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)

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Note: Above Eligibility criteria, may be some changes in the specializations offered by the University for the current academic year. The changes if any will be updated in due course.

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 as per Merit Order shall then be considered for admission.

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.

TS PGECET Syllabus.

The syllabus and exam pattern is an important part while preparing for the exam. Since the official notification for PGECET 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 is 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, Turbomachinery, Aerothermodynamics 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

Below we mention the last year complete syllabus with their Paper Code below for reference purpose:

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


The result for Telangana PGECET will be published online at the website, pgecet.tsche.ac.in. The candidates can check their result and download the rank card by entering details such as Registration Number, TS PGECET 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 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.


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. 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

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

Official Website: www.pgecetadm.tsche.ac.in
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