AP PGECET Exam 2020: Eligibility, Fee, Syllabus, Imp Dates, Apply Online link

Sruthi | Sep 14, 2020

Latest UpdateThe last date to apply for AP PGECET Exam 2020 with the late fee of Rs. 2000 is extended to 23rd September 2020.


Board Name
Andhra Pradesh Council Of Higher Education
Exam Name  AP PGECET
Category Name Entrance Exam 
Application Mode Online 
Similar Jobs AP Government Jobs 
Application Starting Date09th March 2020
Last Date for Application Submission With Late FeeExtended up to 23rd September 2020
Hall Ticket Availability from18th September 2020
Exam Date28th to 30th September 2020
Official Site

AP PGECET Notification 2020 is released on 5th March 2020. Students who want to apply for AP Postgraduate Engineering Common Entrance Test can go through this page. Application is accepted for PGECET Andhra Pradesh Exam 2020 from 9th March 2020 to 20th May 2020 without any late fee. So, students must hurry up and start the application process as soon as possible. Check out the below sections to know more details about the APPGCET Notification 2020.

AP PGECET Notification 2020

Andhra Pradesh Postgraduate Engineering Common Entrance Test is a state-level entrance examination conducted by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on the favor of Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. Students who have completed their graduation such as B.E/B. Tech, B. Pharmacy, and others can apply online for PGECETAP Exam 2020. The detailed AP PGECET Notification 2020 will be out on 5th March 2020.

Students who want to study post-graduation in the colleges of Andhra Pradesh can apply for the Andhra Pradesh PGECET 2020. You can check the eligibility conditions, exam pattern, syllabus, application procedure, preparation steps and other details in the following sections. The applications accepted from 9th March 2020 to 20th May 2020 for Andhra Pradesh Postgraduate Engineering Common Entrance Test 2020.

Courses Offered through PGECET AP 2020

Post-Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test AP 2020 passed individuals will get admissions into multiple post-graduation courses as mentioned below. Students must choose the course name and college name at the time of counselling procedure.

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Bio-Technology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Information Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Food Technology
  • Geo-Engineering & Geo-Informatics
  • Instrumentation Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Nanotechnology
  • Pharmacy

Andhra Pradesh PGECET Eligibility Criteria

Students who are meeting the required eligibility conditions as per the PGECETAP Exam Notification can apply for the entrance test.


  • Students must be Indian Nationals
  • You should be the permanent resident of Andhra Pradesh or Telangana State

Educational Qualification

  • Students must have passed B.E/B.Tech/B.Pharmacy in the relevant field from a recognized university.
  • Candidates who are appearing in B.Tech final semester and must have completed the course before the counselling dates can apply for the exam.
  • Contenders with valid GATE scores will get direct admissions into the colleges.
  • Students must have scored at least 50% marks in B.E/B.Tech/B.Pharmacy. The minimum percentage marks for the reserved category candidates is 45%.

sche.ap.gov.in/pgecet Application Procedure

Candidates must ensure the eligibility conditions to apply online for the Andhra Pradesh Postgraduate Engineering Common Entrance Test. Eligible candidates can submit the filled online applications for PGECET Andhra Pradesh Exam in between 9th March & 20th May 2020. Students who want to do M.Tech/M.Pharmacy/M.E in a reputed college in Andhra Pradesh locality can follow the simple application steps as mentioned below:

How to Apply for AP PGECET 2020?

  • Primarily, visit Andhra Pradesh Council Of Higher Education PGECET official website i.e sche.ap.gov.in/pgecet
  • At the homepage, find the notification
  • Download AP PGECET Notification 2020 PDF
  • Go through the general instructions, eligibility conditions and other data
  • Eligible students can click on the Apply Online link
  • Pay the application fee as per your category through debit card/ credit card
  • Know your payment status, if the payment is successful
  • Then, open the online application and enter the required data in the mandatory fields
  • Upload the scanned copies of your recent passport size photograph, signature
  • Submit the applications
  • Take a print out of the Andhra Pradesh PGECET Application Form for future reference

Documents/Details Required For Application Submission

While filling the applications, candidates are required the following documents:

  • Aadhar Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Certificate of PH, NCC, and Sports if applicable
  • Details of Fee Payment
  • SSC or Equivalent Hall Ticket Number
  • Residence or Study or the equivalent certificate for the local status proof
  • Valid Email ID and Mobile Number in use
  • Caste Certificate for SC/ BC/ ST candidates

Application Fee

Candidates who are applying for PGECET Andhra Pradesh 2020 should pay the application fee via online mode. The application fee varies based on the contender category, last date of submission of application. AP PGECET Notification 2020 Exam Fee can be paid through net banking/credit card/ debit card.

  • For General candidates: Rs. 1000/-
  • For SC/ST candidates: Rs. 500/-

Preparation Tips for AP PGECET Exam

Students who are going to appear for the Andhra Pradesh Postgraduate Engineering Common Entrance Test for the academic year 2020-2021 must prepare well for the exam. Because the entrance exam will have heavy competition. So, students should design a perfect preparation methodology to beat the heavy competition. For the sake of students, we are providing a perfect preparation strategy that helps you to score the highest marks in the written examination.

  • Candidates must collect the Andhra Pradesh PGECET Exam Syllabus, Exam Pattern as per your course
  • You must start the exam preparation from the next minute of the registration
  • Students have to analyze the marking scheme and topic weightage for all the subjects available in APPGECET Syllabus 2020
  • Based on the topic weightage, importance, you need to find the difficult subjects for you
  • Start preparing the difficult topics in the allotted time without failure
  • Give more time for preparing the difficult subjects
  • During the preparation, concentrate more on the high weightage subjects and less on the easy topics
  • While preparing for the exam, candidates should make a note of the important formulae, key points as the study material
  • Students must download topic wise old year question papers on the internet
  • Solve previous year question papers after the completion of preparation of each topic
  • Complete whole preparation in the allotted time
  • Solve the exam papers and start the revision after the preparation
  • Refer to the study material for the quick revision
  • Time management plays an important role in all the competitive exams
  • So, you have to improve the time management skills by practicing AP PGECET Solved Papers
  • Cover all the important topics in revision 1 day before the examination
  • Stay calm and avoid preparation 30 minutes before the exam
  • Carry a hard copy of the hall ticket to the examination hall without fail
  • Go the exam center one hour before the exam along with the required documents

List of Exam Centers

The written test for all the applied candidates will be held at any of the following exam centers. The name of the exam centers will be mentioned on your Andhra Pradesh PGECET Hall Ticket.

  • Anantapur
  • Bhimavaram
  • Tirupati
  • Kadapa
  • Kakinada
  • Guntur
  • Hyderabad
  • Vijayawada
  • Kurnool
  • Nellore
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Vizianagaram

AP PGECET Exam Syllabus

Students who have applied for PGECETAP 2020 Notification can get the subject wise and stream wise exam syllabus on this page. With the help of Andhra Pradesh PGECET 2020 Syllabus, you can prepare well for the examination.


  • Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance
  • Engineering Mathematics:
  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Probability
  • Statistics etc.

Aerospace Engineering

  • Flight Mechanics
  • Aeroplane Performance
  • Atmosphere
  • Static Stability etc.
  • Space Dynamics
  • Aerodynamics
  • Central Force Motion, Orbit Transfer
  • Structures
  • Basic Fluid Mechanics, Viscous Flows, etc.
  • Stress & Strain
  • Flight Vehicle Structures
  • Turbo Machinery etc.


  • Process Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology & Genetics etc.

Civil Engineering

  • Structural Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering and Environmental Engineering
  • Structural Analysis
  • Concrete Structures
  • Mechanics etc.
  • Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

Electrical Engineering

  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  • Electric Circuits and Fields
  • Electrical Machines
  • Power Electronics and Drives
  • Signals and Systems
  • Power Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Electric Traction System

Mechanical Engineering

  • Applied Mechanics and Design
  • Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering
  • Strength of Materials
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Theory of Machines
  • Vibrations and Design
  • Metrology and Inspection
  • Inventory Control
  • Research

PGECET AP Exam Pattern 2020

Candidates can know the names of the subjects, total marks, type of questions, and exam duration using the APPGECET 2020 Test Pattern. You can estimate the marking scheme, topic weightage, subject importance, and test structure from AP Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test Pattern.

  • AP PGECET 2020 Written Test contains 14 papers to be conducted in 14 sessions
  • The computer-based test contains objective type multiple choice questions
  • The total number of questions in the exam is 120
  • The exam duration is 2 hours
  • The question paper is available in English language only
  • Each question carries one mark
  • The total number of marks is 120
  • There is no negative marking scheme

Andhra Pradesh PG Engineering Common Entrance Test Previous Papers

Students can get the last 8 years AP PGECET Sample Question Papers on this page. By practising PGECET Andhra Pradesh Solved Papers, you can improve the problem-solving ability, and time management skills. Candidates can also know the difficult subjects solving PGECETAP 2020 Practice Papers.

APPGECET 2020 Admit Card

Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test Hall Ticket will be available to download from the 10 days before the exam. Applicants must download the AP PGECET Hall Ticket PDF and carry it to the examination hall.

PGECET Andhra Pradesh Exam Date

AP Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test is going to be conducted at different centres on August 7th to 9th 2020. The exam will be held in two sessions for various branches. Students must attend the AP PGECET 2020 on the test date.

AP PGECET 2020 Answer Key

APPGECET Exam Answer Key is declared on the website after the 4 days of the written examination. Students must download PGECET Andhra Pradesh Answer Key to know the estimated score. You can also send the objections on AP Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test Key 2020.

sche.ap.gov.in Results

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam will announce the results after the examination. You must have the valid Log In details such as the application number/registration number, date of birth, and password to download PGECET Andhra Pradesh Exam Results. By checking the results, you can know the qualifying status.


AP PGECET Rank Card 2020 is available after announcing the results. Candidates must have a rank card/scorecard to attend the counselling. Rank cards containing the student name, hall ticket number, marks scored in the exam, and rank.

Andhra Pradesh PGECET Counselling

After announcing the Andhra Pradesh PGECET Results 2020, qualified students can attend the counselling process. The board will allot the counselling for the specific ranks at the below-given helpline centers. Students must carry the required documents, educational certificates to the counselling center. You must pay the fee at the center.

Counselling Fee

  • SC/ST: Rs. 500/-
  • General: Rs. 1000/-

Web Counselling Procedure

Those who have submitted Certificates will get a user id and password at the end of the counselling process. By using the Log In details, you are allowed to choose the options and select the colleges and courses during the web options. Students must select their choices on or before the web options date.

HelpLine Centers

  • Administrative Block, JNTUA, Anantapur
  • University College of Engineering, JNTUK, Kakinada
  • SRR & CVR Govt. College, Vijayawada
  • Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur
  • AU online counselling centre, Opp. School of Distance Education, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
  • SV University, old MBA Building, Tirupati

AP PGECET Contact Address

  • AP PGECET – 2020
  • A.U. College of Engineering (A)
  • Examination Building, Ground Floor
  • Andhra University,
  • Visakhapatnam – 530 003, A.P.

Contact Details

  • Off – 0891 2579797
  • Mobile – 7901462558
  • E-Mail: appgecet2020@gmail.com

I hope that the data provided here regarding AP PGECET Notification 2020 is useful for the candidates. Bookmark or visit our page regularly to know the latest updates about the entrance exam.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I apply for more than one course through AP PGECET?

Ans. Yes, you can apply for multiple courses of the Andhra Pradesh Postgraduate Engineering Common Entrance Test. Candidates should meet the eligibility conditions to apply for the exam.

Q. How to make corrections in the application form?

Ans. The board will declare the last date for the application submission and dates for making the corrections in the application form. On those specified dates, you must Log In to the website and make the corrections in it.

Q. I am a GATE qualified student. Do I need to take the exam?

Ans. No, GATE qualified students need not attend any examination. Applicants will get direct admissions into the colleges.

Q. Is there any other method to pay the application fee other than online?

Ans. Yes, you can pay the application fee by visiting the AP online centers.

Q. Do I need to upload my certificates during the application?

Ans. No, you are not supposed to upload the educational certificates while filling the applications for AP PGECET Notification.

Q. What is APPGECET Cut off Marks?

Ans. Candidates must score the qualifying marks i.e 30 marks out of 120 marks. However, SC/ST candidates have no minimum qualifying marks.

Q. What is the AP PGECET Exam Medium?

Ans The exam is conducted in English medium only.

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