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AP PGECET 2018: Notification, Application Form, Exam Dates

AP PGECET 2018Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET 2018) is conducted by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on the behalf of A.P. State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). It is a state level entrance test through which students get admission in postgraduate engineering, pharmacy and planning courses. Every year, AP PGECET will be held in the month of May. It is conducted once in a year. Interested candidates can get the overall information about AP PGECET 2018 through this article. It include details about application form, eligibility, exam dates, pattern, etc.

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AP PGECET 2018 Exam Date

AP PGECET exam dates for the year 2018 has not announced yet. Here, we are giving the expected exam schedule:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Release of notification1st week of March 2018
Availability of online application form1st week of March 2018
Last date to submit the application form without late fee4th week of April 2018
Last date to submit the application form with late fee of Rs. 500/-4th week of April 2018
Last date to submit the application form with late fee of Rs. 1000/-2nd week of May 2018
Last date to submit the application form with late fee of Rs. 5000/-3rd week of May 2018
Last date to submit the application form with late fee of Rs. 10000/-4th week of May 2018
Date of downloading the admit card3rd week of May 2018
Date of examination4th week of May 2018
Announcement of Results2nd week of June 2018

AP PGECET Application Form 2018

  • AP PGECET 2018 application form will be made completely online from the first week of March 2018.
  • No offline mode will be entertained for submitting the AP PGECET application form.
  • Candidates are advised to submit the application form before the last date. In case of submitting the application form after due date, candidates have to pay extra charges.
  • Fee payment will be the first step in the application form.
  • Upload scanned photograph (size less than 40 KB) and scanned signature in Jpg/jpeg format.
  • After filling the form completely, candidate may take a printout of filled-in application for further references.

Note: GATE/GPAT qualified candidates are exempted to apply for AP PGECET 2018. Separate admisison notification will be released for such candidates.

AP PGECET Application Form Correction

It is not sure that the authority will provide the correction period in AP PGECET 2018 application form. Therefore, candidates are suggested to fill the form carefully. However if correction window will open then, the candidates need to file the request for changes in application form.

Eligibility Criteria

The exam conducting authority sets some eligibility that candidates have to fulfill to appear the examination. The eligibility criteria for appearing the AP PGECET 2018 is as follows:

  • Nationality: Candidates should be the citizen of India.
  • Domicile Requirement: Applicant should belong to AP state or must be AP domiciled in order to apply for AP PGECET. Moreover, candidate must satisfy the local/non-local status requirements.
  • Qualifying Examination: The qualifying examination should be B.E/B.Tech to apply for PG engineering courses. For PG pharmacy courses, the prescribed qualification is B.Pharma studied from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum Marks: In case of pharmacy courses, the minimum marks required in the qualifying examination should be 55% marks (45% marks for SC/ST category candidates). The minimum marks required to apply for engineering courses is 45% marks (40% for SC/ST category).

AP PGECET Exam Pattern 2018

Candidates can know each and every details about the paper pattern of AP PGECET 2018 from this section. It includes information about total number of questions appeared in the examination, marking scheme, exam duration, etc.

  • Number of Papers: AP PGECET is conducted for a total of 14 papers.
  • Mode of Examination: Candidates have to mark their responses in OMR sheet. The examination will be conducted in pen and paper mode.
  • Number of Questions: The examination will contain total 120 questions.
  • Type of Questions: Only objective type questions having four alternatives will be appeared in the test.
  • Maximum Marks: The offline test is of maximum 120 marks.
  • Language: The medium of question paper will be English only.
  • Exam Duration: The duration of the examination will be 2 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, one mark will be credited.
  • Negative Marking: No negative marking in the examination.

AP PGECET Syllabus

AP PGECET syllabus 2018 for all of its 14 papers is different. Students can follow the syllabus for which they are appearing the examination. Syllabus for each paper typically include the important topics of the qualifying examination.

How to Prepare

Candidates may follow these preparation tips to score better marks in this examination:

  • Plan a proper routine.
  • Understand the complete syllabus and exam pattern of the examination.
  • Don’t miss the important topics.
  • Practice previous years question papers.
  • In the examination, try to attempt as many questions as possible since there is no negative marking.
  • Stay fit & healthy.

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: AP PGECET 2018 application procedure will be completely online. You can fill the application form from the link that will be given above.
Answer: It will be held in offline mode (PBT).
Answer: If there is any correction required then you have to contact AP PGECET office via email or phone.
Answer: Once your application is successfully submitted, you will receive an intimation SMS or email regarding the same.
Answer: The registration fee is Rs. 600 (Rs 300/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST).
Answer: The question paper will contain 120 objective type questions.
Answer: Two modes are available: AP Online and credit/debit card.

Answer: No. Candidates possessing valid GATE scores are exempted from taking the AP PGECET.

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AP PGECET 2018 Hall Ticket

The eligible candidates can download their AP PGECET 2018 admit card from the 3rd week of May 2018 tentatively. To download the hall ticket, candidates have to enter the registration number and select the test they have chosen in the application form. The duly completed downloaded admit card will have to be produced at the allotted test center.


Candidates can know their rank and scores from the official on the declaration of result. Result can be checked by entering roll number. The expected date for the declaration of result will be the 2nd week of June 2018. After few days of result announcement, candidates will be able to download the AP PGECET rank card 2018.

AP PGECET 2018 Counselling

Candidates those will attain 25% marks of the total marks will be eligible for participation in AP PGECET counselling 2018. All the qualified candidates have to appear the document verification round in person. Before verification of documents/certificates, candidate has to pay non-refundable fee of Rs. 1000/- (Rs. 500/- for SC/ST candidates). Candidates can exercise options either from helpline centre or through any other place having internet connection.

For any queries regarding AP PGECET 2018, you may leave your comments below.

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  1. E.Madhu Sudhan Reddy says:

    If i have still some supplys to complete course i am eligible to write this exam?

  2. sreekanth says:

    was the 2018 Gate Notification released?when it can be?

  3. leela sai lakshmi says:

    how much fee

  4. saikumar says:

    could you tell me, what would be the 14papers contains?

  5. Revanth says:

    I got 3300 rank in appgect in2017 can I use my rank in 2018 please say the validity of appgect

  6. Anonymous says:

    i want to write gate and also ap pgcet is this possible.

  7. Anil Kumar Patnaik says:


    Could you let me know if MCAs are eligible for PGECET?

  8. Anonymous says:


  9. V.Sunil says:

    I’m not able to make payment for the CET. Pls. guide or provide the contact number to get clarified.

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