AP Post Graduate Common Entrance Tests

Form Date: 15 Sep - 08 Oct 2022 (Tentative)

Computer Based Test

Form Date: 15 Sep - 08 Oct 2022

APPGCET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 850
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:Yogi Vemana University (YVU)
  • Courses:MSc, M.Ed., M.COM, M.LIB, M.P.Ed
  • Streams:Engineering, Commerce, Science, Arts, Education

APPGCET 2022: Notification(Out), Application form(Out), Exam Date(Out), Admit Card (Soon), Result, Eligibility Criteria

Updated On - August 17 2022 by Sajjan Brahma

APPGCET 2022 will be held in September 2022 by Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa on behalf of APSCHEAP Post Graduate Common Entrance Tests are organized once a year at the state level to offer admission into the first year of various P.G. Courses (M.A., M.Com., M.Sc., M.Lib.I.Sc., M.Ed., M.P.Ed., MCJ, M.J.M.C., M.Sc.Tech. etc) offered by Andhra Pradesh State-funded Universities and their Constituent/ Affiliated [Government and Private (Aided/Unaided)] Colleges including Minority Educational Institutions in the State. Go through the complete article below to know more about AP PGCET 2022.

Latest Updates

  • APPGCET 2022 Application form has been released on 22 June 2022, by Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa on behalf of APSCHE. The last date to apply for the application form is 05 August 2022 (without late fees).
  • APPGCET 2022 exam is scheduled to be held on 03, 04, 07, 10, 11 September 2022, by the Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa on behalf of APSCHE.
  • APPGCET 2022 admit card is scheduled to be released on 25 August 2022.
  • APPGCET 2022 application form correction date will begin from 13th August 2022. The last date to edit the application form is 18th August 2022.

APPGCET 2022 Exam Status

Exam Statusofficial notification has been announced
Application form Released

APPGCET 2022 Dates

Candidates appearing for AP PGCET 2022 are advised to follow the listed dates. Those candidates who are interested can apply for APPGCET 2022 as per the following dates:

APPGCET 2022 Exam Date
EventImportant Date
Starting of the application process22 June 2022
Last date to apply (without late fee)05 August 2022
Last date to apply with late fee of Rs 500/-12 August 2022
Last date to apply with late fee of Rs 1000/-18 August 2022
Application Form Correction13-18 August 2022
Availability of Admit card25 August 2022
APPGCET 2022 date03, 04, 07, 10, 11 September 2022
Answer Key release dateTo be notified soon
Examination Result DeclarationTo be notified soon

APPGCET 2022 Application Form

APPGCET 2022 application form window will open until 05 August without a late fee. Before filling and submitting of online application form, the candidates are advised to go through the relevant instructions given below:

  • The application form is available on the official website of Yogi Vemana University,  hence candidates must apply there to avoid any kind of fraud.
  • Candidates must apply online mode only.
  • They need to enter details like the candidate's name, Father's Name, Mother's Name, Gender, date of birth, contact information, qualifying exam, qualifying exam etc to make fee payment and get registered and be eligible to appear in the exam. Also, before submitting the form they must ensure the correctness of the information.
  • Any wrong details in the form lead to the cancellation of the form.
  • Once the fee will be paid they will be eligible to fill and complete the form.
  • Lastly keeping a copy of the filled form is suggested to submit as proof if needed.

How to Apply for APPGCET 2022?

The applicants can follow the below-given steps to apply for APPGCET 2022:

  • Step 1 - Visit the official website. Click on APPGCET
  • Step 2-  Fill in all required details including address, educational, personal and etc.
  • Step 3- Upload documents i.e. passport size photograph and signature in JPG and JPEG format. Aadhar card is mandatory for the candidates.
  • Step 4- Take the printout of the filled application form and keep it for further admission procedure.
The detailed APPGCET Registration Process 2022 is given APPGCET 2022 Registration Process.

APPGCET 2022 Application Fee

Candidates can check the category wise APPGCET 2022 application fee below in the table:

AP PGCET 2022 Registration Fee
General/UR category candidates Rs. 850/-
OBC category candidatesRs. 750/-
SC/ST/PwD category candidatesRs. 650/-
Mode of Payment: The fee can be submitted at any online centre or via online mode only through the Debit card/Credit card/Net Banking.

APPGCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible Post Graduate Common Entrance Tests the candidates must fulfill the APPGCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria mentioned hereunder:

  • Applying candidate must be an Indian.
  • The candidate should satisfy ‘local’/non-local’ status requirements as laid down in the
    Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admission) order, 1974, as
    subsequently amended.
  • The candidate should have possessed a degree for the final year of relevant under
    graduate or equivalent examination to seek admission into the Post Graduate Programs
    and its relevant specialization. 

APPGCET 2022 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Those who have applied or planning to apply can check hereunder APPGCET 2022 Exam Pattern:

  • Medium of Paper: English for all the programs and for language-related PG Programs the medium of the APPGCET will be the respective language itself. 
  • Mode of exam: CBT (Computer Based Test)
  • Type of questions: Multiple choice questions
  • Duration of exam: 90 minutes(1:30 hours)
  • Total number of questions: 100 questions
  • Marks/ question: +1 mark will be rewarded for each correct response.
  • Negative marking: There will be no negative marking if any wrong answer will be marked
  • The entrance test will consist of any 3 or 4 varieties of objective type items such as analogies, classification, matching, comprehension of a research study/experiment / theoretical point of view, etc., with multiple answers.
  • There will be three categories from which questions will be asked:
    • CATEGORY –I PG Program in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
    • CATEGORY-II PG Programs in Commerce and Education
    • CATEGORY – III PG Programs in Sciences 

APPGCET 2022 Admit Card

APPGCET 2022 admit card is available online on the official website of the exam. Candidates can go through the below details for a few important pieces of information;

  • The admit card will be released at least one week before the entrance test will start.
  • The candidates will have to affix the latest passport size photograph (which is exactly similar to the one uploaded in the Online Application) in the space provided in the hall ticket and get itself attested.
  • Also, they need to carry any national identity card like an Aadhar card, Passport, DL, PAN card, or Voter ID for identity verification.
  • No aspirant will receive the hall ticket through post or any offline mode. 
  • The admit card of Yogi Vemana University PGCET will contain the following details: 
    • Name of candidate
    • Date of Birth
    • Father’s name
    • Exam Center
    • Date and time of the exam
    • Time to report to the exam center
    • Time and duration of the question paper.
  • Without the Hall Ticket, the candidate is not allowed to appear for the entrance test.
  • Also, they must keep it safe until the admission process is over.

APPGCET 2022 Result

The results of APPGCET 2022 will be made available in the websites,  or (or) 

  • The scorecards of individual candidates can be downloaded, and these will not be sent to the candidates directly by post. 
  • In the downloaded result, the candidate will have to affix the latest passport size
    photograph (same as uploaded in the Online Application) in the space provided and get itself attested.
  • The examinees must note that there shall be no re-totalling, re-valuation or personal identification of response sheets (Answer Scripts) of CET.
  • Without the rank card, no candidate will be allowed to participate in the counselling or certificate verification.  
  • The minimum qualifying marks for ranking in APPGCET shall be 35% of the maximum marks.
    However, “ for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, there shall be no minimum qualifying marks.
  • In case of more than one student scoring the same marks in APPGCET, the tie shall be resolved by bracketing the candidates together for the purpose of ranking and considering seniority in age, hence one who will be senior will get more preference.

APPGCET 2022 Merit list & Inter-se Merit

  • The candidates belonging to the category of SC and ST shall be assigned ranks in the order of merit on the basis of marks obtained in the APPGCET. 
  • State-wide Common Merit List: The list shall include the candidates based on the marks
    obtained in the APPGCET, irrespective of one’s category of reservation quota.
  • Region-wise Common Merit List: this will include the candidates based on the marks
    obtained in the APPGCET belonging to the particular local area.
  • Minority Community Merit Lists: This will have merit lists, containing the candidates
    belonging to the different Minority communities arranged in the Merit assigned in CET, both Statewide and Local Area wise. 
  • Community-wise Merit Lists: The authority will display the separate Community-wise merit lists for the Scheduled Castes, Schedules Tribes, and Back-ward classes Communities, both as Statewide and Local Area-wise.
  • Merit list for other categories of reservations: The merit list for other categories of reservations will be displayed separately for eg - differently-abled (physically handicapped), NCC Games and Sports, Children of Ex-servicemen, and for Women both State-wide and Local Area-wise.

APPGCET 2022 Counselling

The Convener will manage APPGCET 2022 Counselling through a computerized single-window mechanism. Dates and locations will be revealed soon. Only those who pass the AP Post Graduate Common Entrance Tests will be invited to complete the paperwork and seat allocation process. No institution shall separately or individually issue a notification and a call for applications. Admission to the postgraduate programmes will be awarded based on entrance exam scores. To get more about APPGCET Counselling 2022, read the entire post.

APPGCET 2022 Centres

The candidates will be assigned test centres from the following cities:

Name of centresCode
Kurnool TC03

APPGCET 2022 Highlights

The candidates can get the summary of AP Post Graduate Common Entrance Test 2022 hereunder;

Exam Name


Conducting Body

Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa 


State Level

APPGCET Official website


Application Link
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Exam Mode
Computer Based Test


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APPGCET Important Dates

Form Date 202215 Sep - 08 Oct 2022 (Tentative)
Exam Date28 Oct 2022 (Tentative)

AP Post Graduate Common Entrance Tests Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

90 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Instructions: The questions paper consists of 100 objectives (multiple choice only) type questions for 100 marks


Form Start Date:

15 Sep 2022

Form End Date:

08 Oct 2022

Number of days left to submit the form:



Examination Date (Online):

28 Oct 2022

Application Fees:

₹ 850

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