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Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test 2020

Exam Date: 28 Sep 2020,29 Sep 2020,30 Sep 2020

Computer Based Test

Exam Date: 28 Sep 2020,29 Sep 2020,30 Sep 2020

AP PGECET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,000
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam (AU V)
  • Courses:M.Tech
  • Streams:Engineering

AP PGECET 2020(Announced): Admit Card (18 Sep), Pattern, Syllabus

Updated On - September 18 2020 by Akriti Maurya

AP PGECET 2020 is scheduled to be held from 28-30 September 2020. The Andhra University, Visakhapatnam will release the hall ticket on 18 September 2020. AP PGECET is organised to offer admission to the candidates at state-level M.E., M.Tech and M.Pharmacy Courses. The candidates willing to take admission into the courses offered by Andhra Pradesh University must go through the complete article to know more about AP PGECET 2020 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling etc.
Latest Updates
  • AP PGECET 2020 will be organised on 28, 29 & 30 September 2020 (10.00 AM to 12.00 PM & 03.00 PM to 05.00 PM).
  • The admit card will be accessible from 18 -30 September 2020.
  • Date of declaration of Preliminary Key is 01 October 2020.

AP PGECET 2020 Important Dates

The schedule for AP PGECET 2020 can be checked from the table below.

AP PGECET 2020 Important dates
Availability of AP PGECET 2020 Notification05 March 2020
AP PGECET 2020 Registration starts 09 March 2020
Last date to submit AP PGECET 2020 without Late Fee20 May 15 June 2020
AP PGECET 2020 Application Correction window opens 10 to 19 Apr 2020
10-13 July 2020
AP PGECET 2020 Exam Center Change24 – 25 Jun 2020
Last date to submit AP PGECET 2020 with Late Fee of 500/-10 to 12 Apr 05 Jul 2020
Last date to submit AP PGECET 2020 with Late Fee of 1000/-13 to 15 Apr 16 Jul 2020
Last date to submit AP PGECET 2020 with Late Fee of 2000/- 25 Jul 2020
05 Sep 2020
23 Sep 2020
Date of Release of Admit Card 30 Jul 18 September 2020
AP PGECET 2020 Exam28 - 30 September 2020
AP PGECET 2020 Preliminary Answer Key05 Aug 01 October 2020
Last date to send objections against AP PGECET 2020 Answer Key 07 Aug 03 October 2020
Date of Result declaration14 May 2020

AP PGECET 2020 Admit Card

AP PGECET Admit Card 2020 will be available online on the official website. Candidates are expected to bring a printed copy to the examination centre. Following points must be kept in mind by the candidates regarding their Admit cards/Hall ticket:

  • Candidates can download their PGECET hall ticket from the official website by using application number and password and enter the required information.
  • Candidates must check every detail mentioned in the admit card.
  • It is mandatory to carry the admit cards to the exam centre along with a valid photo ID proof which will help in verification of identity by the invigilators.
  • If any discrepancy is found in the admit card, get in touch with the officials immediately and get it corrected.
  • If candidates are appearing for the examination in a new city then kindly go and visit the examination centre before the day of examination so that they don’t reach late or to the wrong centre.

AP PGECET 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates must check the mentioned below table regarding the AP PGECET 2020 Exam Pattern so that they have an idea about the exam paper structure:

AP PGECET 2020 Entrance Exam Pattern 
Exam ModeOnline(Computer Based Test)
Duration 120 Minutes(2 Hours)
Number of Question120
Maximum Marks120
Type of QuestionMultiple Choice Question(MCQ)
Marking Scheme+1 mark for each correct answer
Negative MarkingThere is no negative marking

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AP PGECET 2020 Syllabus

Candidates can check the AP PGECET 2019 syllabus according to their branch:

Syllabus for Computer Science and Information Technology(CS & IT):
Engineering Mathematics
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Set Theory & Algebra
  • Linear Algebra
  • Numerical Methods
  • Calculus
Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Combinatorics
  • Graph Theory
  • Mathematical Logic
  • Digital Logic
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Programming and Data Structures
  • Algorithms
  • Theory of Computation
  • Compiler Design
  • Operating System
  • Databases
  • Information Systems and Software Engineering
  • Computer Networks
  • Web technologies
Syllabus for Electronics & Communication(EC):
Engineering Mathematics
  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Differential equations
  • Complex variables
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Numerical Method
Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Networks
  • Electronic Devices
  • Analog Circuits
  • Digital circuits
  • Signals and Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Communications
  • Electromagnetics
Syllabus for Chemical Engineering(CE):
Engineering Mathematics
  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Differential equations
  • Complex variables
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Numerical Method
Chemical Engineering
  • Process Calculations and Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Operations
  • Heat Transfer
  • Mass Transfer
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Instrumentation and Process Control
  • Plant Design and Economics
  • Chemical Technology

Syllabus for Pharmacy:

  • Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance

AP PGECET 2020 Preparation Tips

AP PGECET Preparation Tips 2020 are mentioned below for all the candidates who will be appearing for AP PGECET Examination and are looking for guidance on how to go on preparing for the same:

  • candidates must prepare how to go on with each subject which includes the time distribution, management of resources and various other important factors.
  • Once the preparation chart is ready, start with the preparation which will include studying all the important topics in-depth, not so important topics in brief but do not miss on any topic as this exam tests the ability.
  • If the candidates are taking any coaching classes or external help, their guidance and all that candidates learn over there helps but same is the number of efforts they need to put in every day on their own.
  • Ample amount of sleep is a must.
  • Solving questions will give a reality check of the preparation and scope of improvement as well, apart from which candidates must solve one previous year as it will give an idea of the exam pattern.
  • Join a test series and write tests every day as it will add up to the speed, accuracy and refinement in answering questions.
  • Write 2-3 mock tests every day.

AP PGECET 2020 Best Books 

Check the books listed below for the preparation of AP PGECET 2020.

Best Books for AP PGECET
Books for AP PGECET 2020
PGECET – Mechanical Engineering (Common for AP & TS) In
Topic-Wise Format 2017 Edition
GATE and PGECET for Computer Science
and Information Technology
PGECET for Computer Science &
Information Technology (AP & TS)
Karnatka ME/M.Tech PGCET Computer Science

AP PGECET 2020 Result

Candidates can check their AP PGECET 2020 Result  on the authority website. Check all the essential information related to the result given below:

  • Candidates should visit the official website of Andhra University.
  • Enter registered enrollment number, programs applied for and date of birth.
  • The result will be displayed on the screen.
  • Candidates will also be updated of the rank via SMS on their registered mobile number which they have entered in their application form.
  • Results will contain the marks obtained in the entrance exam along with merit position in the qualifying entrance exam.
  • Candidates must download the result for future correspondence.

AP PGECET 2020 Counselling

Candidates can check all the essential information related to AP PGECET 2020 counselling in the given below:

  • As soon as the Results get announced, the merit list will be released by the university based on total marks obtained by the candidates and the number of applicants who have appeared for the exam.
  • The ranking is given to the candidate for the counselling process only.
  • After the release of Merit List by the authority, candidates will be called to report at the allotted venues for counselling which will be decided by the authorities.
  • All the candidates need to be present at the time of Counselling to the allotted venue with all the required documents. Else their admission will be barred.
  • Candidates will have to get their documents verified, only after this, they will be allotted seats.

AP PGECET 2020 Application Form

The candidates must fill the AP PGECET application form 2020 very carefully so that they do not make any mistakes while filling the application form. Also, they need to make sure that they fill the application form before the last date.

The details about AP PGECET Application Form are given hereby:

  • Aspiring candidates need to go to the website to complete the registration process and fill the online application form.
  • Application Form has started from 09 March 2020 onwards.
  • The last date for filling the application form: without late fee is 15 June 2020.
  • After that, the candidates need to fill all the required details such as qualifying examination (degree as the case may be) hall ticket number, SSC or 10th class hall ticket number, Schools/ Cities from 9th class onwards, good quality passport size photograph, scanned image of Signature affixed with a black pen on a white paper etc.
  • Furthermore, Aadhar Card Number of the candidate is mandatory.
  • Also, the candidates willing to give more than one test paper at AP PGECET 2020 need to register for all the papers in the same application itself and pay the application amount displayed.

AP PGCET Application Fee

The candidates will be required to pay the following application amount:

AP PGECET Application Fee
General, OC/BC Category Rs. 1000/-
SC/ST Category Rs. 500/-
Mode of Payment:
Candidates can pay the application fee online through either of these mentioned modes:
  • AP Online services
  • Payment Gateway provided (through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net banking)

AP ECET 2020 Application Form Correction

Candidates able to make corrections in their Application form as soon as correction windows open. But for some corrections candidates has to made request for the same to conducting body an request email, check below:-

Corrections (Request not needed)

  • Passing year of Qualifying Exam
  • Class 12th Institute Name
  • Mother’s name
  • Birth Place
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Special Reservation category
  • Details Aadhaar card 
  • Details Economically weaker section
  • Contact Information
  • Address
  • 10+2 Passing Year 
  • Academic Records
  • Parents Annual income
  • Local area status

Corrections(Request needed)

  • `APECET 2020 Branch
  • Candidates Name
  • Father Name
  • Birth Date
  • Signature
  • Photograph
  • Qualifying Examination Admit Card Number
Note: Candidates has to send the request mail on [email protected]

AP PGECET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates need to carefully read the AP PGECET Eligibility 2020 details and make sure that they are eligible to appear in the exam. If the candidate is found ineligible their application form will get rejected.

Following is the detailed AP PGECET Eligibility 2020:

  • Candidates must have Indian citizenship.
  • They must belong to Andhra Pradesh state.
  • Besides this, candidates must have completed their Bachelor's degree or an equivalent degree in the relevant field having a minimum of 50% marks (45% for reserved category candidates) from an institution which is UGC/ AICTE approved and is recognised by the Andhra Pradesh Government.
  • Furthermore, candidates pursuing their B.Tech or its equivalent / B.Pharm. the course will be eligible for entry into the relevant M.E./M.Tech./ M.Pharmacy/ Pharm.D(PB) courses only if they have completed their undergraduate degree till the Counselling Date.
  • Candidates need to appear and qualify AP PGECET 2020 test paper relevant to the course in which they want to take admission.
  • Admission to 85% of the seats in each course will be reserved for the local candidates and the
    remaining 15% of the seats will be un-reserved
  • While filling up the seats in colleges, first preference will be given to candidates who have qualified GATE / GPAT in the relevant based on their test scores and the preference for remaining seats to the candidates who will qualify AP PGECET 2020 according to their merit ranks.

AP PGECET 2020 Test Centre

Candidates must check the given mentioned list about the AP PGECET 2020 Test Centre below:

  • Anantapur
  • Tirupati
  •  Kakinada
  • Guntur
  • Rajamahendravaram
  • Hyderabad
  • Vijayawada
  • Kurnool
  • Nellore
  • Vishakhapatnam
  • Vizianagaram
  • Bhimavaram
  • Kadapa
  • Ongole
  • Srikakulam 

AP PGECET 2020 Highlights

Candidates must check the basic information concern with the AP PGECET 2020 entrance exam in the given below table:

Exam NameAP PGECET 2020
Full NameA.P. Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test
Conducting BodyAndhra University
LevelState Level exam
CoursesM.E., M.Tech and M.Pharmacy Courses
Mode of ExaminationOnline(CBT)
AP PGECET Official Websitehttps://sche.ap.gov.in/pgecet 
Exam AimTo offer admission in M.E., M.Tech and M.Pharmacy Courses

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Andhra University

Andhra University was established in 1926 by the Madras Act of 1926. The 94-year-old institution which has Sir C.R. Reddy as its founder Vice-Chancellor. Former President of India Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was one of its Vice-Chancellors and later Dr C. R. Reddy in 1931 become the Vice-Chancellors. The University College of Arts was found on 1 st July 1931. The University currently Offering 313 Courses in Arts, Commerce, Management, Science & Technology, Engineering, Law, Pharmacy and Education. Andhra University has five colleges and four Campuses. The Colleges of Arts and Commerce is the biggest college in the University with 26 Departments offering 42 courses including four Diploma Courses. The College of Science and Technology has 21 Departments, which offers 63 Courses including one PG Diploma. The College of Engineering has 15 Departments offering Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research Programmes. The College of Law has been identified as an advanced Center in Law by UGC.

Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education 

Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education was established on 20 May 1988 through Act 16 of 1988 to advise the Government relating to Higher Education in the state and its development with planning. It is approved by University Grant Commission (UGC). It is the general duty of the Council to coordinate and determine standards in institutions of Higher Education, Research, Scientific and Technical Institutions following the guidelines issued by the University Grants Commission from time to time. Act 16 of 1988 envisages three distinct functions (a) Planning and Coordination, (b) Academic Functions and (c) Advisory Functions.

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AP PGECET Important Dates

AP PGECET 2020 Form Date09 Mar - 15 Jun 2020
AP PGECET 2020 Exam Date28 Sep, 29 Sep 2020

Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test 2020 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

09 Mar 2020

Form End Date:

15 Jun 2020

The last date to submit the form was on 15 Jun 2020
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