TS PGECET 2020: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility


TS PGECET 2020 application form will be available from 06 March 2020. Telangana State Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test is a State-Level Entrance Examination and offers admission into regular PG courses such as ME, M.Tech, M.Pharmacy, M.Arch and other courses. Also, the TS PGECET exam conducts admission in D.Pharm (Post Baccalaureate) program. Moreover, the exam is conducted on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE). Whereas, the TSCHE, Hyderabad will be publishing a separate Admission Notification for PG professional courses according to policy.

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First preference will be given to the GATE qualified candidates and then the vacant seat will be given to merit holder of PGECET Candidates. Finally, All the information of TS PGECET 2020 examination including the application form, eligibility, exam dates, exam pattern, syllabus, etc. are given below.

TS PGECET 2020 Important Dates

TS PGECET tentative exam dates 2020 are as follows. These dates are based on previous year schedule.

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TS PGECET 2020 Important Dates
Events Dates (Tentative)
Notification date 06 March 2020
Application Form available 13 March 2020
Application Form last date (without late fee) 30 April 2020
Last Date for form submission (with late fee of Rs. 500) 06 May 2020
Last Date for form submission (with late fee of Rs. 2000) 13 May 2020
Application Form Correction 15 – 17 May 2020
Last Date for form submission (with late fee of Rs. 5000) 20 May 2020
Last Date for form submission (with late fee of Rs. 10000) 25 May 2020
Hall Ticket Download 22 – 27 May 2020
Exam Dates 28 – 31 May 2020 (Announced)
Response Sheet Release 01 June 2020
Preliminary Answer Key & Question Papers Release 01 June 2020
Result/Rank Card Declaration 20 June 2020
Counselling Starts 07 August 2020

TS PGECET Application Form 2020

  • Candidates have to apply only via online mode through the website.
  • Aspirants have to follow all instructions regarding filling the application form.
  • Candidates are needed to fill all the necessary details like personal, academic, address & other details.
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph and signature.
  • Fee payment is via online mode or AP/TS Online Centre.
  • At last, candidates can submit their filled-in application form.
  • Candidates have to apply separately for admission, those who qualified the GATE exam.

How to apply for TS PGECET?

Candidates have to follow these steps to apply for Telangana Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test 2020:

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  • Visit the official website of Telangana State Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test.
  • Click on ‘Apply Online’ button.
  • First, Candidates must pay the Application fee through online mode.
  • Also, Candidates must note down their ‘Transaction ID’ for further steps.
  • After the Application fee payment, click on ‘Click here to fill the application form’ link.
  • Now, fill all your basic, personal, educational, qualification, etc details.
  • Upload your photograph & signature in a given format.
  • After completion of all steps, click on the ‘Confirm‘ button.
  • Take a print copy of the application for further references.

Application Fee:

  • The Registration fee for General Category candidates is Rs. 1000/- (Rs. 500/- in the case of Sc/ST) per test.
  • For more than one test, candidates have to pay the extra fee.
  • Payment Mode: Credit Card/Debit Card.

Eligibility Criteria for Telangana Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test

Candidates have to be sure before applying for any course or program that they are eligible or not. The detailed Eligibility Criterion for admission to Engineering and Pharmacy courses are released along with the latest AICTE approval process are as follows:


  • Candidates must be a citizen of India.
  • Candidates must have a Domicile of Telangana/Andhra Pradesh state.
  • Candidate should satisfy local/ non-local status requirements as laid down in the regulations of admission.

PG Professional Courses:

For admission in Engineering & Pharmacy courses, students must have secured 50% marks for General and 45% marks for reserved categories. Course wise Eligibility criteria are tabulated below:

Courses Eligibility (Qualifying Exam)
Master of Technology (M.Tech) Pass BE/B.Tech/AMIE examination.
Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharmacy) Pass B.Pharmacy degree.
Master of Architecture (M.Arch) Pass B.Arch degree.

Graduate Level Pharm-D course:

  • Nationality & Domicile: The candidate must be the citizen of India and must hold the domicile of Andhra Pradesh/ Telangana.
  • Qualification: B.Pharmacy degree approved by Pharmacy Council of India is mandatory.

TS PGECET Exam Pattern

The Paper Pattern for Telangana Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (TS PGECET 2020) is given below:

  • Type of Questions: Objective type questions.
  • No. of Questions: 120
  • Marking Scheme: One mark for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: There is no negative marking in this exam.
  • Exam Mode: Computer-based Test.
  • Duration: The exam duration will be for two hours.
  • Sessions: Two sessions, i.e. in the afternoon and evening session.
  • Language: English, Urdu & Telugu.

The paper name along with paper code is given below:

TS PGECET 2020 Exam Pattern
Papers Paper Code
Aerospace Engineering AS
Architecture and Planning AR
Bio-Medical Engineering BM
Bio-Technology BT
Chemical Engineering CH
Civil Engineering CE
Computer Science & Information Technology CS
Electrical Engineering EE
Electronics & Communication Engineering EC
Environmental Management EM
Food Technology FT
Geo-Engineering & Geo-Informatics GG
Instrumentation Engineering EI
Mechanical Engineering ME
Metallurgy MT
Nano Technology NT
Pharmacy PY

TS PGECET Syllabus

The syllabus is prescribed by Osmania University as per the Branches and it covers the topic that has studied during the Bachelor’s course. There is a different syllabus for every discipline and depends upon the candidate for which they are applying. Candidates should prepare for the exam as per the officially prescribed syllabus.

The Course wise syllabus PDF for PG exam is given here.

Preparation Tips

  • First of all, make a strategic plan for your exam preparations.
  • Make a good timetable and divide your time equally for all the subjects.
  • Gather all the details about the syllabus and prepare accordingly.
  • Try to solve the previous year’s question paper, it will help you to know more about the pattern.
  • Prepare short notes on important topics and revise them while there is less time is remaining for the test.
  • While preparing for the exam also take care of your health, take a nutritious diet and avoid junk & oily food.

TS PGECET Admit Card/ Hall Ticket 2020

  • TS PGECET Admit Card 2020 will be released on the official website of TS PGECET from 22 May 2020.
  • Candidates can download their admit card by entering their Registration Number and the test paper that they have selected on the application form.
  • No Admit Card will be sent through the post.
  • Candidates with invalid Admit card will be prohibited to enter the test centre.

How to Download the Hall Ticket?

Given below are the steps to download the TS PGECET Admit Card 2020:

  • Visit the TS PGECET Official website.
  • Click on the link ‘Download Admit card’.
  • A new page will be opened.
  • Fill your ‘Registration Number’, ‘Date of Birth’ & ‘Exam Paper’ for Entrance Test.
  • Then, click on the ‘Download’ button.
  • Download the Admit card.
  • Keep a printout copy of it for further process.

Details Mentioned on the Admit card:

  • Gender
  • Father Name
  • Category
  • Date of Birth
  • Hall Ticket Number
  • Exam Centre
  • Day & Date of Examination
  • Candidate’s name
  • Roll No.
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Instructions

TS PGECET Answer Key 2020

  • The University has released the Answer key on 03 June 2020 through Online mode.
  • Candidates can check the preliminary answer key along with question papers.

How to Download the Answer Key?

Given below is the procedure to download the TS PGECET Answer key 2020:

  • Visit the official website of TS PGECET.
  • Select the exam link.
  • After clicking the link, Candidates will get the Answer key.
  • The answer key is available in the form of PDF.
  • Download and save the Answer key.


  • TS PGECET 2020 Results will be released on 20 June 2020.
  • Candidates can check their result through online mode.
  • A separate merit list will be prepared on the basis of candidates marks secured in the Entrance Examination.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for the counselling process.

How to Check the Result?

Candidates need to follow the given steps to check the TS PGECET Result 2020:

  • Click on the ‘Result’ link on the Official website.
  • A new web page will be displayed on the screen.
  • Fill your ‘Registration Number’, ‘Hall Ticket/ Admit card Number’ & ‘Date of Birth’.
  • Then, click on ‘View Rank Card’ button.
  • The result will appear on the screen.
  • Download the Result and take a print copy of the result for further process.

TS PGECET 2020 Rank Card Declaration Date

  • Candidates can download the Telangana State Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test 2020 Rank card from 20 June 2020.
  • The rank card is released along with the result.
  • The hard copy of rank card will be needed at the time of TS PGECET 2020 Counselling.
  • Candidates will not be permitted for Counselling without the rank card.
  • Candidates are advised to retain at least two photocopies of the rank card.

How to Download the Rank Card

Steps to download the TS PGECET Rank card 2020:

  • Visit the official Website of TS PGECET.
  • The Rank card page will be opened on the screen.
  • Now, fill your ‘Registration Number’, ‘Hall ticket Number‘ & ‘Date of Birth‘.
  • Then, click on the link ‘View Rank Card‘.
  • Download and save the Rank card.

Counselling Schedule for TS PGECET-2020

TS PGECET 2020 Counselling Schedule
S. No Certification Verification Time PGCET Rank Exercising Web Options
From To
1 08 August 2020 9 AM 1 250 09 – 10 August 2020
1 PM 251 500
2 09 August 2020 9 AM 501 700 10 – 11 August 2020
1 PM 701 1200
3 10 August 2020 9 AM 1201 1450 11 – 12 August 2020
1 PM 1451 1900
4 11 August 2020 9 AM 1901 2150 12 – 13 August 2020
1 PM 2151 2600
5 13 August 2020 9 AM 2601 3000 13 – 14 August 2020
1 PM 3001 Last Rank

TS PGECET 2020 Counselling

  • Osmania University organises the counselling for Post Graduate courses.
  • The counselling is commenced in the month of August.
  • Candidates can participate in the Counselling round after qualifying the Entrance Examination.
  • Students are called upon their rank in the exam.
  • They have to be present in person for the Counselling process.
  • And, Candidates have to fill their preferences according to their Rank.
  • Also, Candidates have to bring their original documents for a verification process.
  • Aspirants, those have GATE score card can apply separately for admission.
  • The qualified candidates have to pay the Counselling fee of Rs. 1000/- (General) & Rs. 500/- (SC/ST category).
  • Counselling procedure is comprised of Certificate verification, Choice filling & Seat Allotment.

Counselling Venue

  • NCC/CAP/ PH (Special Categories) claiming candidates will have to attend for Certificate verification at Nizam College Basheer Bagh, Hyderabad, Telangana.
  • List of Help Line Centers (for Certificate Verification of other categories viz., OC, BC, SC, ST etc) are given below:
    1. JNTUH University, Kukatpally, Hyderabad
    2. University P. G. College Secunderabad.
    3. Nizam College Basheer Bagh, Hyderabad.
    4. Kakatiya University, Warangal

Documents Required for Counselling

Qualified Candidates must bring the given Documents in original along with photocopies for submission.

  • Residence certificate
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Income Certificate
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Degree Certificate (Qualifying Examination)
  • Class 10th or its Equivalent Examination Mark Sheet
  • Study Certificate (10th Class to Graduation)
  • TS PGECET Hall Ticket 2020
  • Category Certificate

TS PGECET Entrance Highlights

TS PGECET Entrance Highlights

Name of Examination

Telangana Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test

Commonly Known As

Exam Conducting Body Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE)
Examination level

State Level


PG Entrance

Purpose of Exam

Admissions in  Engineering

Mode of Examination

Online mode


2 Hours

Total Marks

120 marks

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