Telangana State Engineering Common Entrance Test

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TS ECET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 800
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Osmania University, Hyderabad (OU)
  • Courses:B.Tech, B.PHARM, BE
  • Streams:Engineering, Pharmacy

TS ECET 2023: Result, Answer Key, Counselling & Admission Process

Updated On - September 01 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

TS ECET 2023 is a state-level entrance exam conducted by Osmania University, Hyderabad on behalf of the Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE) for admission to lateral entry into B.E/B.Tech/B.Pharm courses in Telangana state. The exam is expected to be held in the month of May 2023. The TS ECET 2023 application form is expected to be released in March/April 2023. The exam will be conducted in online mode and the syllabus will be based on the topics covered in the diploma or degree course of the candidate.

TS ECET 2023 spot round counselling

  • Registration Date: Registration for the TS ECET 2023 spot round will begin on September 4 and end on September 5, 2023.
  • Processing Fee: Candidates who have qualified TS ECET 2023 and secured 44.5% and above (OC) or 39.5% and above (SC, ST, BC) in diploma or BSc will need to pay a processing fee of Rs 1,300. Those who have not qualified TS ECET 2023 are required to pay Rs 2,100 for spot round admissions.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Vacancies will be filled first with candidates who have qualified TS ECET 2023 and meet the specified percentage criteria based on their category. If vacancies are still available, candidates who have passed the diploma or BSc exam with the specified percentage criteria for their category will be considered.
  • Documents Verification: Candidates should present all original certificates for spot admission verification. After verification, the original certificates will be returned to the candidate, but a set of Xerox copies of certificates and the original transfer certificate (T.C) will need to be submitted at the college.

TS ECET 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check the TS ECET 2023 exam status from the below table:

Exam Status

Telangana State Engineering Common Entrance Test 2023 Status

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TS ECET 2023 Dates

The aspirants can check the below table to know all about the important dates about TSCHE TS ECET 2023:

TS ECET 2023 Schedule
Events Important Dates
The official notification released on28 March 2023
Application start date06 April 2023
Last date to submit an application form (without late fee)06 June 2023
Application form with of Rs 500 can be submitted by14 June 2023
Application form with of Rs. 2500 can be submitted by06 July 2023
Hall ticket download starts

28 July 2023

TS ECET 2023 examination01 August 2023
Answer key releasesAugust 2023
Answer key objections last dateAugust 2023
ResultsAugust 2023
Counselling starts07 September 2023

TS ECET 2023 Application Form

The application form for TS ECET 2023 is available on the official website on 06 April 2023.

  • TS ECET Application form 2023  will be filled online on the official website of the exam itself.
  • Applicants had to provide their valid details like contact number, email id, etc.
  • Without the fee payment, the form was not accepted.
  • Also, any incomplete form will be rejected by the authority.

TS ECET 2023 Application Fee

Check the amount given below to be paid for TSCHE ECET 2023:

TS ECET 2023 Online Registration Fees
StatusFee amount
SC / ST / PHRs. 400/-
Other candidatesRs. 800/-

There will be a late of Rs 500, 1000, 5000 & 10,000 as per the late submission schedule.

Mode of payment: The amount of application fee can be paid via TS online / AP online, net banking, credit card, debit card.

TS ECET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the application form of TS ECET, candidates should check the eligibility criteria and then apply.

  • Nationality – The candidates must be Indian.
  • Domicile – The candidates must belong to Andhra Pradesh / Telangana. Also, they must satisfy the local status/non – local status requirements as specified.
Education Qualification – Candidates should have one of the following degrees
  • Diploma in Engineering and Technology / Pharmacy
  • 3-year B.Sc Degree with Mathematics as one of the subjects
Minimum Qualifying Marks: An applicant must have secured a minimum of 45% marks in degree/diploma. There will be a relaxation of 5% marks for candidates belonging to the reserved category.
Note: Candidates who are pursuing a Diploma under a sandwich pattern must ensure that their practical training is finished by the date of counselling.

Branch wise eligibility for TS ECET papers

TS ECET PaperEligible Diploma Candidates
Computer Science and EngineeringComputer
Electronics and Computer
Special Diploma in Electronics With Computer
Information Technology.
Chemical EngineeringCeramic
Chemical Engineering
Chemical-Plastics & Polymers
Chemical-Oil Technology
Chemical- Sugar Technology
Electrical & Electronics EngineeringElectrical & Electronics Engineering
Civil EngineeringCivil
Civil-Construction Technology
Metallurgical EngineeringMetallurgical Engineering
Mining EngineeringMining Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Production Engineering.
Electronics and Communication EngineeringElectronics and Communication Engineering
Special diploma in Electronics-Biomedical
TV and Sound
Industrial Electronics
Communication Engg, Embedded Systems
Applied Electronics and Instrumentation
Electronics and Instrumentation, Electronics and Telematics
Electronics and Instrumentation EngineeringElectronics and Instrumentation
Special Diploma in Electronics-Industrial Electronics
Applied Electronics and Instrumentation
Mechanical EngineeringAutomobile Engineering, Footwear Technology
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Production Engineering
Jewellery Design and Manufacturing
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering (Sandwich)
Packaging Technology
Printing Technology
B.Sc. (Mathematics)B.Sc. with Mathematics as one of the Optional Subjects
TS ECET Reservation: Admission in 85% seats is reserved for local candidates and the rest of the 15% seats shall be filled as per guidelines of Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulations and Admissions).

TS ECET 2023 Admit Card

JNTU, Hyderabad will release TS ECET 2023 hall ticket online on the official website.

  • The registered candidates can download it by using their registration number, date of birth.
  • On the day of the exam, candidates must carry a hard copy of the admit card for identity verification purposes.
  • Applicants are advised not to write anything on the admit card.
  • The admit card will not be sent via post to any of the individuals.
  • Aspirants are advised to keep the call letter with safety until the admission process gets over.

TS ECET 2023 Exam Schedule

TS ECET is a one-day examination & the timings for same is written below in the table:

Exam SubjectExam Time
ECE / EIE / CSE / EEE09:00 AM to 12:00 AN
CIV / CHE / MEC / MIN / MET / PHM / BSM03:00 pm to 06:00 pm

TS ECET 2023 Exam Pattern

All the candidates are advised to check the TS ECET 2023 exam pattern below.

  • Mode of examination: Online mode
  • The medium of the Examination: The question paper will be framed in the English language.
  • Duration: The duration of the test is 3 hours (180 minutes)
  • Total Number of Questions: There are a total of 200 questions in the exam.
  • Questions Type: Multiple choice questions.
  • Marking Scheme: Candidates get 1 mark for each correct answer and there is no negative marking.
TS ECET 2023 exam pattern for Diploma and B.Sc.
Diploma: SubjectsMarks
Engineering Paper100


B.Sc (Maths): SubjectsMarks
Analytical Ability50
Communicative English50
TS ECET 2023 exam pattern for Pharmacy
Pharmacy: SubjectsMarks
Pharmaceutical Chemistry50
Pharmacology and Toxicology50
Candidates can download the TS ECET 2023 Information Brochure Pdf here.

TS ECET 2023 Syllabus

The candidates can check TS ECET 2023 syllabus details (pdf) for all programs below:

B.Sc Maths Syllabus

  • Successive differentiation
  • Differential Equations 
  • Higher-order linear differential equations
  • Sequences
  • Sequences and Series of Function
  • Introduction to Rings
  • Matrices
  •  Trigonometry
  • Analytical Geometry
  • Differentiation and its Applications
  • Integration and its Applications
  • Differential Equations
  • Digital Electronics
  • Microprocessors
  •  C, Data Structures using C++
  • Workshop Technology, Metrology, and Conventions in drawing
  •  Engineering Materials and Engineering Mechanics
  • Strength of Materials and CAD/CAM
  •  Production Technology
  • Elements of Mining
  • Mining Geology
  • Method of Workingcoal
  • Methods of Working metal

Pharmacy Syllabus

  • Introduction of different dosage forms
  • Size reduction Objectives and factors affecting size reduction, methods of size reduction - Study of Hammer mill, ball mill, Fluid Energy Mill, and Disintegrator.
  • Sterilization
  • Processing of tablets

Chemical Engg Syllabus

  • Material technology
  • Mass and Energy Balance
  • Organic Chemical Technology
  • Inorganic Chemical Technology
  • Mechanical unit operations

Electronics & Communication Engg Syllabus


Electronics & Instrumentation Engg Syllabus

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Communications and Linear IC Applications
  • Industrial electronics
  • Electronics

Metallurgical Engg Syllabus

  • Engg Mechanics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Theory of Structures
  • Reinforced Concrete Structures

TS ECET 2023 Answer Key

JNTU, Hyderabad will release TS ECET 2023 answer key on the official website after the exam will be conducted.

  • The authority has been released the preliminary answer key along with the question papers.
  • Those who appeared in the exam & are dissatisfied with the key can challenge it by entering their hall ticket number, registration number & date of birth on the official website.
  • The objections on the preliminary key will be received through online mode only within the stipulated period.
  • The answer key has correct answers to all the questions asked in the exam.
  • Candidates can download and print their answer key which will be available in the pdf format and with its help candidates can calculate their raw score.
  • By calculating their marks candidates can have an idea regarding their qualification in the entrance exam. 

TS ECET 2023 Result 

JNTU, Hyderabad will release TS ECET 2023 Result online at its official website.

  • The authority releases the result in the form of a rank card that can be checked after entering the login details.
  • The request for re-totaling, revaluation, or personal identification of anything related to Online Examination will in no case be entertained. 
  • The rank cards can be downloaded from the website as per the schedule.

TS ECET 2023 Inter-se Merit 

The examinees can check the tie-breaking rule mentioned below to be applied if there will be a case of equal marks obtained by the two or more candidates:

For Engineering
  • The higher marks obtained in Engineering subject will be given priority.
  • The candidate with more marks in the Mathematics subject will be given a higher rank.
  • The Physics subject marks will be taken into account to decide the relative ranking if the above ties will fail.
  • If the tie will persist then the Age of the candidate will be considered at the time of admission for resolving the tie, the older candidate being given preference.
For Pharmacy 
  • Firstly candidates will be ranked based on the merit in TS ECET [FDH & B.Sc.(Mathematics) 2023.
  • In case of a tie, the percentage of marks secured in the qualifying examination will be taken into consideration.
  • Lastly, the age will be taken into account, the older candidate will be given priority at the time of admission.
For Mathematics
  • In this case, the candidates will be ranked higher based on the marks obtained in the entrance examinations.
  • If a tie will persist then aggregate marks obtained in Mathematics subject will be considered.
  • in case of a further tie, the aggregate marks obtained in the qualifying examination shall be taken
    into account to resolve the tie at the time of admission.
  • On a further tie, the older candidate will be given priority.

TS ECET 2023 Qualifying Marks

The examinees can check the TS ECET 2023, category wise minimum qualifying marks below:

  • The qualifying percentage marks for TS ECET 2023 is 25% of the aggregate marks in the four subjects (three subjects for B.Sc. Mathematics) i.e., 50 marks out of a total of 200.
  • In the case of SC/ST candidates, there shall be no minimum qualifying marks.
  • The rank obtained with the benefit of relaxation of the minimum qualifying marks will be considered invalid if the claim will be found unauthentic at the time of admission.

TS ECET 2023 Test Centres

TS ECET FDH & B.Sc.(Mathematics) - 2023 will be conducted at the following Regional Centers in Online mode only:

States NameRegional Centre

Hyderabad West Zone

  • Kukatpally
  • Bachupally
  • Nizampet
  • Hafeezpet
  • Shaikpet

Hyderabad North Zone

  • Medchal
  • Gandimaisamma
  • Old Alwal 

Hyderabad Central Zone

  • Tarnaka
  • Secunderabad
  • Ghatkesar
  • Keesara

Hyderabad South-East Zone

  • L.B. Nagar
  • Hayathnagar
  • Karmanghat
  • Ibrahimpatnam
  • Ramoji Film City
Andhra PradeshKurnool

The Convener reserves the right to add or delete any Center and allot candidates to test centre accordingly. The Center allotted is final. No request for change of the same will be accepted.

TS ECET 2023 Admission Criteria

The following order of preference shall be observed in considering Diploma Candidates for admission into various courses:

  • For admission into B.E. / B. Tech in Information Technology, first preference will be given to candidates who have obtained the diploma in Information Technology. Any seats still vacant shall be filled on the basis of their integrated merit ranking obtained in TS ECET [FDH & B.Sc.(Mathematics)]-2020.
  •  For admission into B.E./ B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering, the first preference will be given to the candidates who have obtained the diploma in Computer Science Engineering. If seats will remain vacant shall be filled with candidates who have obtained their rank on the basis of TS ECET [FDH & B.Sc.(Mathematics)]-2020.
  • For admission into the Degree program in Textile Technology, candidates who have obtained
    their Diploma in Textile Technology (Design & Manufacturing) and Knitting must necessarily have completed their Intermediate or equivalent with Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry as compulsory subjects
  • For admission into the degree program In Bio-Technology, the candidates who have obtained their diploma in Pharmacy or chemical engineering in the ratio of 1:1 respectively will be given an opportunity.
  • For Diplomain Industrial Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering / Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, the applicants have to appear in the entrance exam in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering only (EIE)  for admission into Instrumentation Engineering (IE) / Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering (EIE) / Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering / Instrumentation Control Engineering courses.   
  • The Integrated Merit Rank is based on the total marks obtained in TS ECET [FDH & B.Sc (Mathematics)] 2020 by candidates with Diploma in any branch of Engineering/Technology.

TS ECET 2023 Highlights

Applicants can check the summary of TS ECET below in the given table:

TS ECET 2023 Basic Details
Exam nameTS ECET 2023 or Telangana State Engineering Common Entrance Test 
Conducting bodyJNTU Hyderabad on behalf of TSCHE
FrequencyOnce a year
TS ECET official website




Application linkEnded

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (JNTU Hyderabad) is a public university, located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India, and one of India's leading educational universities focusing on engineering. Founded in 1965 as the Nagarjuna Sagar Engineering College, it was established as a university in 1972 by The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Act, 1972. The university is situated at Kukatpally Housing Board Region in Hyderabad of India. 

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TS ECET Important Dates

Form Date06 Apr - 08 Jun 2023
Admit card08 Jul 2023
Exam Date13 Jul 2023

Telangana State Engineering Common Entrance Test Exam Pattern

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Question Paper Type :

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