AP PGECET 2017 – The M.Tech entrance examination to fill the seats in the colleges of Andhra Pradesh is called as AP PGECET. Although the admissions in the state are done through GATE first but to fill the remaining seats PGECET is held. The exam is conducted by JNTU Kakinada and is funded by Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). The candidates may check complete information about the application procedure, crucial dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, selection procedure etc of AP PGECET 2017 from the article below.
AP PGECET 2017 Salient Features
The salient features of AP PGECET are as below:
- Exam Name: Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test
- Conducted By: JNTU Kakinada
- Exam Level: State Level
- Conducted For: PG Admissions
- Courses Offered: M.Tech/M.E
AP PGECET 2017 Participating Institutes
The participating institutes of AP PGECET are as listed below:
- Acharaya Nagarjuna University, Guntur
- Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
- Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University, Anantapur
- Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University, Kakinada
- Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapur
- Sri Padmavathi Mahila University, Tirupathi
- Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati
The below mentioned dates are tentative for now but as soon as it will be released, we will update the table below.
|Release of information brochure||1st week of March 2017|
|Online application form availability||1st week of March 2017|
|Deadline to submit application form||4th week of April 2017|
|By paying late fee form can be submitted till||4th week of May 2017|
|Admit card will be available for download from||3rd week of May 2017|
|AP PGECET 2017 due on||4th week of May 2017|
|Result to be declared on||2nd week of June 2017|
AP PGECET 2017 Eligibility Criteria
As per the eligibility criteria of AP PGECET 2017, following requirements have to be fulfilled.
- Candidate must be a citizen of Indian
- Candidates should have qualified GATE 2017
- Candidates should have finished B.Tech/B.E course, from a recognised college, with 50% aggregate. The same for the candidates belonging to ST/SC category is 45%.
AP PGECET 2017 Application Form
To submit the application form of AP PGECET 2017, the candidates will firstly have to submit the application fee. Only after paying the application fee, the candidates will be able to access the online application form. The fee amount is Rs. 600 (for SC/ST/PwD the amount is Rs. 300) and the candidates may submit it through AP Online Centres or Debit/Credit Cards.
Once the fee amount is paid, the candidates will be allotted a Transaction ID. Then, on the online portal, the candidates will have to submit the Payment Source, Transaction ID, Mobile Number, Date of Birth, SSC Hall Ticket Number, and the Year of Passing SSC. Once all the details are filled, the candidate will be registered and will be able to fill the details in the application form.
AP PGECET 2017 Exam Centres
The examination will be conducted at six regional centres across the Andhra Pradesh. The centres are as below:
AP PGECET 2017 Admit Card
The admit card of the examination will be released only on the official website and the candidates will not be able to acquire it via any other medium. To download it, candidates will have to submit the Registration Number and select the Test which is applied for.
The admit card is an important document and should be carried along the confirmation page and one photo id proof.
AP PGECET 2017 Syllabus
The examination will be held for the below mentioned courses and for each course the syllabus will vary. It will mostly consist of topics which the candidates must have covered in the degree course. To check the detailed syllabus, click on the heading of the paragraph.
- 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
- Nano Technology
AP PGECET 2017 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern of AP PGECET 2017 is as below:
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Type (MCQ’s)|
|Number of Questions||120|
|Marks per Question||1 marks|
|Negative Marking||No negative marking|
AP PGECET 2017 Sample Paper
The sample paper of AP PGECET 2017 will help candidates in understanding the pattern of the examination. Practising the sample papers will also provide an idea about the important and trivial chapters, in each subject. The sample papers are available online and the candidates may avail it by clicking on the heading of this paragraph.
AP PGECET 2017 Answer Key
The answer key of the examination will be released by the conducting body. It will be released online, on the official website, along the captured response. The candidates will be able to challenge it by submitting a minimal amount of money.
AP PGECET 2017 Cutoff
To qualify the examination, the candidates should have secured at least 25% marks in AP Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test. Candidates who will surpass the cutoff marks will be called for the counselling of the examination.
AP PGECET 2017 Result
The result of the exam can also be checked online, by submitting the AP PGECET 2017 hall ticket number. It will state the marks and merit of the candidates. For the qualified candidates, the rank card will be issued. The rank card will only be dispatched online and even to download it candidates will have to submit their hall ticket number. Candidates will have to submit the AP PGECET 2017 Rank Card during the counselling.
AP PGECET 2017 Selection Procedure
The seat allocation in the AP PGECET participating institute will be done on the basis of GATE and AP PGECET 2017. However, firstly the seats will be filled through GATE 2017 and then APPGECET 2017 qualifiers will be considered to fill the unfilled seats.
AP PGECET 2017 Counselling
Qualified candidates must attend the counselling, as prescribed on the counselling call letter. The candidates will have to register and fulfil the document verification procedure in person. For registration, candidates will have to remit the fee of Rs. 1000 (Rs. 500 for SC/ST/PH) category candidates. The amount is non-fundable but mandatory to be paid.
After the registration, candidates will have to collect their scratch cards. In it, serial number and password will be given, using it candidates will be able to submit the preferences for the courses and college. Then, as per the entered data, the seat allotment result will be announced and the candidates will have to confirm their seat.
Address: Convener APPGECET 2016
Ist Floor, Administrative Building
JNT University Kakinada,
Kakinada – 533003, Andhra Pradesh.
Phone Number: 0884-2356355