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Common Postgraduate Entrance Test

Form Date: 10 Jun - 30 Jul 2021 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 10 Jun - 30 Jul 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 2020: Exam date (Revised), Application form, Eligibility

Updated On - February 27 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

CPGET 2020 has been commenced on 14 December 2020.  CPGET Exam 2020 are cancelled for M.Sc Physics. CPGET 2020 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 2020 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Counselling etc. 
Latest Update:
  • CPGET 2020 web option process start from 01 February 2021 till 05 February on the official website.

CPGET 2020 Important Dates

Tentative Schedule for the Common Post Graduation Entrance Tests (CPGET) 2020 is given below.

CPGET 2020Dates

Online registration and submission of registration for TS CPGET 2020

18 September 2020 onwards 

Last Date for submission of online applications19 Oct 2020
23 October 2020
Last date with a late fee of Rs.500/-26 Oct 29 October 2020
Last date with a late fee of Rs.2000/-29 Oct 02 November 2020
Application Form Correction Facility20 November 2020
Availability of Hall Ticket26 November 2020
CPGET 2020 Exam Dates06 – 17 Nov 2020 (See date wise schedule below)
14 December 2020
Answer keyTo be announced
Objection in the answer KeyTo be announced

CPGET 2020 Answer key

CPGET 2020 Answer key will made available online. All the candidates who appeared for CPGET 2020 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 2020 Result

CPGET 2020 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 2020 Cutoff

Candidates need to secure the minimum cutoff marks to seek admission into any course. The CPGET 2020 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 2020 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 2020 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 2020 Admit Card 

Osmania University will issue the CPGET 2020 Admit card at least one week before the commencement of entrance exam. Candidates can check the information related with CPGET Hall Ticket 2020 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.

CPGET 2020 Application Form

CPGET 2020 Application form has been released on 18 September 2020 onwards. The last date for CPGET 2020 registration will be announced as the other dates will be announced on the official web portal. Candidates must check all the important information regarding Common Post Graduation Entrance Test 2020 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 2020 Application Fee

Mode of Payment: Candidates can make payment through payment gateway by using Credit/Debit Cards/Net Banking. The CPGET 2020 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 2020
Category Application Fee
OC/BC candidates Rs. 800/-
SC/ST/PH candidatesRs. 600/-
Each Additional Subject Fees (for all category)Rs. 400/-
Note: Where OC and BC refer to Open Caste and Backward Caste respectively.

CPGET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check their CPGET 2020 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 2020 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 2020 Syllabus

The complete syllabus of CPGET 2020 will be available on the official website. To know the courses-wise syllabus of Common Postgraduate Entrance Test visits the official website.

CPGET 2020 Exam Centres

The list of exam centres for TSCPGET 2020 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

List of Participating Universities of CPGET 2020

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 2020 Highlights

Check the basic information of Common Post Graduate Entrance Test 2020 given below:

Exam NameCommon Post Graduate Entrance Test
AcronymCPGET 2020
Exam LevelUniversity Level
Conducting BodyOsmania University, Hyderabad
CPGET Official Websitewww.tscpget.com
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

OUCET 2021 Form Date10 Jun - 30 Jul 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:

10 Jun 2021

Form End Date:

30 Jul 2021

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