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Common Postgraduate Entrance Test

Form Date: 30 Jul - 25 Aug 2021

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 30 Jul - 25 Aug 2021

CPGET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 800
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Osmania University, Hyderabad (OU)
  • Courses:MBA , MSc, MA, M.Ed., M.COM
  • Streams:Commerce, Management, Science, Arts, Education

CPGET 2021(08 Sept): Application Form(Released), Eligibility Criteria

Updated On - August 03 2021 by Ganesh Wankhede

CPGET 2021 will be conducted from 08 September 2021 tentatively. The candidates can apply online from 30 July to 25 August 2021 without late fee. CPGET 2021 will be conducted by Osmania University (OU), Hyderabad. This is a State-Level entrance examination conduct once every year. Common Post Graduation Entrance Test will be organised for providing admission to the candidates in various Postgraduate Courses (M.A., M.Sc., M.Com, etc.), Postgraduate Diploma courses and 5 years integrated programmes (M.A., M.Sc., M.B.A) being offered by Osmania, Kakatiya, Telangana, Mahatma Gandhi, Palamuru, Satavahana and Jawaharlal Nehru Technological Universities. The candidates must go through the complete article to know all about CPGET 2021 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling etc. 

CPGET 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check the CPGET 2021 exam status from the below table:


Common Postgraduate Entrance Test 2021 Status

Application forms are ongoing.

Exam date


Latest Updates

  • CPGET 2021 application form has been released on 30 July 2021.
  • The last date to apply is 25 August 2021.
  • The exam will be commenced from 08 September 2021 tentatively.

CPGET 2021 Important Dates

Tentative Schedule for the Common Post Graduation Entrance Tests (CPGET) 2021 is given below.

CPGET 2021Dates

Online registration and submission of registration for CPGET 2021

30 July 2021
Last Date for submission of online applications25 August 2021
Last date with a late fee of Rs.500/-30 August 2021
Last date with a late fee of Rs.2000/-03 September 2021
Availability of Hall Ticket08 September 2021
CPGET 2021 Exam DatesSeptember 2021

CPGET 2021 Application Form

CPGET 2021 Application form has been released. The last date for CPGET 2021 registration is 25 August without late fee. Candidates must check all the important information regarding Common Post Graduation Entrance Test 2021 online Registration in the given below points:

  • The application form will be available in online mode on the official website
  • Candidates have to register themselves before filling the application form.
  • After registration, candidates have to log in with their login id and password for further process.
  • Fill the application form very carefully.
  • Upload scanned copy of photograph and signature.
  • Make an online application fees payment.
  • Candidates must keep the printout of the application form.

CPGET 2021 Application Fee

Mode of Payment: Candidates can make payment through payment gateway by using Credit/Debit Cards/Net Banking. The CPGET 2021 application fee can also be paid at any TS/AP Online Centres. Check the category wise application fees in the given below table:
CPGET Examination Fee 2021
Category Application Fee
OC/BC candidates Rs. 800/-
SC/ST/PH candidatesRs. 600/-
Each Additional Subject Fees (for all category)Rs. 450/-
Note: Where OC and BC refer to Open Caste and Backward Caste respectively.

CPGET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check their CPGET 2021 Eligibility before applying for it in the given mentioned points:

Eligibility for Five Years Integrated PG Programmes
  • The candidates should have passed the 10+2 examination (Intermediate or equivalent) with 50% marks. 
  • A pass mark will be sufficient for SC/St candidates.
Eligibility for Other courses
  • Candidates must secure 40% minimum marks in their qualifying exam or equivalent CGPA. 
  • The candidates who are passing the examination compartmentally and securing the required percentage of marks or equivalent CGPA are also eligible for the exam.
  • The duration of all the courses is of 2 years.
  • For language courses, candidates who have completed their graduation in B.E., B. Tech., B. Pharm. etc are not eligible for the exam.
  • B.Com Candidates are not eligible for M.A. Economics.
  • B.Pharm./B.Sc.(MLT)/B.Sc. (Nursing)/B.Sc. (Ag)/B.Sc. (Home Science)/B.Tech./B.E. Graduates are not eligible for M.Sc. Courses. However, B.E./B.Tech graduates are eligible for M.Sc. (Geo Informatics).

CPGET 2021 Exam Pattern

Admission to various PG courses offered by the University will be given based on the entrance test. Therefore, candidates must know the complete structure and schedule of CPGET question paper to score better marks. Candidates must check the CPGET 2020 exam pattern in the given below table:

CPGET Paper Pattern
Mode of ExaminationComputer Based Test (Online)
Duration90 Minutes
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Number of Questions100
Total Marks100
Exam Pattern for M.Sc Biochemistry, Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Genetics and Microbiology:
Part AChemistry40 
Part BPhysics, Zoology, genetics, Botany, Microbiology, & Biochemistry60
Exam Pattern for M.Sc Biotechnology:
Part SubjectMarks
Part AChemistry40
Part BBiotechnology60
NOTE: The entrance test of M.P.Ed. will be of 75 marks that which contain 75 multiple-choice questions (MCQs). And the remaining 25 marks will be awarded by the Department of Physical Education, Osmania University for the Sports achievements of the candidates during the last three years.

CPGET 2021 Syllabus

The complete syllabus of CPGET 2021 will be available on the official website. To know the courses-wise syllabus of Common Postgraduate Entrance Test visits the official website.

CPGET 2021 Admit Card 

Osmania University will issue the CPGET 2021 Admit card at least one week before the commencement of entrance exam. Candidates can check the information related with CPGET Hall Ticket 2021 in the given mentioned points:

  • Candidates can download their admit card from the official website of conducting authority.
  • Make sure that every detail in the hall ticket is correct.
  • Candidates must keep the print out of admit card for the entrance exam.
  • Also, candidates have to paste the latest passport size photograph in the given space and get itself attested.
  • It is mandatory to carry Common PG Entrance Test admit card at the test centre, else the candidates will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

List of Participating Universities of CPGET 2021

After qualifying the Common PG Entrance exam, candidates will get the admission in any of the following universities given below:

  1. Osmania University
  2. Kakatiya University
  3. Telangana University
  4. Mahatma Gandhi University
  5. Palamuru University
  6. Satavahan University
  7. JNTUH (Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad)

CPGET 2021 Exam Centres

The list of exam centres for TSCPGET 2021 are given below:

  1. Hyderabad West - Kukatpally, Patancheru and surrounding areas
  2. Hyderabad North - Medchel, Gandimaisamma, Old Alwal and surrounding areas
  3. Hyderabad East - Mallapur, Ghatkesar and surrounding areas
  4. Hyderabad South - L.B.Nagar, Hayathnagar, Karmanghat and surrounding areas
  5. Adilabad
  6. Karimnagar
  7. Khammam
  8. Kodad
  9. Nalgonda
  10. Mahabubnagar
  11. Warangal
  12. Nizamabad

CPGET 2021 Answer key

CPGET 2021 Answer key will made available online. All the candidates who appeared for CPGET 2021 entrance tests will be able to check the official CPGET answer key from the official website, osmania.ac.in and ouadmissions.com or direct link that will be provided above. With the help of answer key candidates can check the probable score of CPGET.

CPGET 2021 Result

CPGET 2021 result will be available on the websites www.ouadmissions.com or www.tscpget.com after the commencement of exam. Based on the rank secured in the CPGET entrance exam, candidates will be admitted into a course/subject they have chosen.  

  • Candidates have to download their rank cards from the website as they will not be sent to them by post.
  • After downloading, candidates have to affix their passport size photograph (similar to that of the online application form) in the space provided.
  • Candidates will not be allowed for document verification without the CPGET 2020 rank card.

CPGET Tie-Breaking Policy

Other courses: If there is a tie in the rank, merit list will be made based on the followings points:
  • Candidate's Age (senior in age will be getting higher priority)
  • Percentage of marks secured by the candidate in qualifying examination.
For M.P.Ed. course: Tie-breaking will be resolved on the following basis:
  • Marks secured in part-A of the entrance test.
  • Candidate's Age (senior candidate will get higher priority).
  • Percentage of marks secured by the candidate in qualifying examination.

CPGET 2021 Cutoff

Candidates need to secure the minimum cutoff marks to seek admission into any course. The CPGET 2021 cutoff marks are 25% at the entrance test (for General category candidates). However, there is no minimum cutoff required for SC/ST category candidates.

CPGET 2021 Admission Procedure

The eligible candidates, based on online counselling, will be admitted to various courses. If a candidate is desirous of seeking admission then they have to attend for certificate verification in person at designated centres.

  • The provisional allotment of admissions will be made through a process of web-based counselling to the qualified candidates. 
  • Those candidates who are allotted a provisional admission will have to pay the prescribed admission fee through online mode and download the admit card and submit at the designated centres.

Documents Required for CPGET 2021 Admission

List of certificates (original) along with the two sets of photocopies will be required for the certificate verification:

  1. Common Entrance Test Hall Ticket.
  2. Common Entrance Test Rank Card.
  3. Transfer Certificate (T.C.).
  4. Marksheet of qualification examination.
  5. Consolidated Memorandum of Marks of the qualifying examination.
  6. Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.)/10th std. certificate.
  7. Proof of Local/Non-Local status of the candidates.
  8. Income certificate
  9. Caste certificate (if any)
  10. Relevant original certificates in respect of candidates seeking admission against NCC/NSS/Sports, Widow/Children of Armed personnel (CAP), Physically Handicapped and Teacher and Laboratory Assistant categories.

CPGET 2021 Important Links

CPGET 2021 Syllabus

CPGET 2021 Highlights

Check the basic information of Common Post Graduate Entrance Test 2021 given below:

Exam NameCommon Post Graduate Entrance Test
AcronymCPGET 2021
Exam LevelUniversity Level
Conducting BodyOsmania University, Hyderabad
CPGET Official Websitewww.tscpget.com
Application Linkhttp://tscpget.com/CPGET/CPGET_ApplicationForm.aspx
Exam PurposeFor providing admission in various Postgraduate Courses (M.A., M.Sc., M.Com, etc.), Postgraduate Diploma courses and 5 years integrated programmes (M.A., M.Sc., M.B.A).

Osmania University 

Candidates can check Osmania University admission process here.

About Osmania University

Osmania University (OU) was founded in 1918 and is a public state university located in Hyderabad, India. OU was founded by and named after Mir Osman Ali Khan, the 7th Nizam of Hyderabad. Osmania University is the seventh oldest in India, the third oldest in south India and the first to be established in the erstwhile princely state of Hyderabad. The University is re-accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (an Autonomous Institution of the University Grants Commission) as 'A+' Grade University. The University offers 27 UG programmes, 68 PG programmes, 24 PG Diplomas, 2 Research Programmes at M.Phil. and PhD levels and 15 certificate programmes.

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CPGET Important Dates

CPGET 2021 Form Date30 Jul - 25 Aug 2021
CPGET 2021 Exam Date08 Sep 2021 (Tentative)

Common Postgraduate Entrance Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

30 Jul 2021

Form End Date:

25 Aug 2021

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Application Fees:

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