AP PGECET 2018 Exam

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AP PGECET 2018 About

Andhra Pradesh Postgraduate Engineering Common Entrance Test, popularly known as AP PGECET 2018, will be organised by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) for the academic session 2018-2019. AP PGECET 2018 is scheduled to be conducted in the month of May 2018, whereas the Application Form will be available from the month of March 2018. AP PGECET is a state-level exam organised for candidates seeking admission in the field of Engineering, Technology and Pharmacy courses.

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AP PGECET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for AP PGECET 2017 has been set by the admission committee of Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.To be eligible for admission, all candidates are required to meet the AP PGECET 2018 Eligibility Criteria. Ineligible candidates will be automatically terminated. The eligibility guidelines for AP PGECET are given below:

  • Candidates should be the citizen of India.
  • Candidates should be a permanent resident of Andhra Pradesh or Telangana.The documents should be ready with them to prove their domicile.
  • The lower age limit of the Candidates is 21 years.
  • Candidates should have passed a Bachelors degree or its equivalent in the relevant field with at least 50% marks for general category and  45% in case of reserved category candidates from an AICTE/UGC approved institution recognised by the Government of Andhra Pradesh or any equivalent Board.
  • The final year candidates in  B.Tech or its equivalent / B.pharm. the course will be eligible for admission into the relevant M.E./M.Tech./ M.Pharmacy courses.
  • Candidates applying on the basis of GATE or GPAT scores need not apply for AP PGECET 2018.

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AP PGECET 2018 Exam Pattern

AP PGECET Exam Pattern 2018 for all the 14 disciplines is defined by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. Knowing about AP PGECET Exam Pattern gives knowledge about subject-wise marking scheme, distribution of marks and questions, time duration, etc.

  • Andhra University will hold the exam in online mode.
  • There will be a total of 120 questions in AP PGECET 2018 examination.
  • They will be objective type questions in multiple choice format.
  • Each question carries 1 mark each with no provision for negative marking.
  • The questions will be asked in English language.
  • The total duration of Examination is 2 hours (120 minutes).

Exam Pattern Highlights

Details on the type of exam, duration, medium, number of questions and total marks have been tabulated here:



Type of Exam

MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

Name of the Discipline

Aerospace Engineering (AS), Bio-Technology (BT), Chemical Engineering(CH), Civil Engineering (CE), Computer Science and Information Technology (CS), Electrical Engineering (EE), Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC), Food Technology (FT), Geo-Engineering and Geo-Informatics (GG), Instrumentation Engineering (EI), Mechanical Engineering (ME), Metallurgy (MT), Nano Technology (NT),Pharmacy (PY)

Total Time

120 Minutes

Total no. of Questions


Mode of Exam


Negative Marking


Total Marks




The break of the questions among the sections are as follows:


Sectional Weightage





Qualifying Degree


AP PGECET 2018 Marking Scheme:

  • Each correct answer will be awarded 1 mark. Whereas, no marks are deducted for any wrong answer or an answer that is left unattempted.
  • Candidates are therefore advised to try all the questions, even if they are not sure about some of them.

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AP PGECET 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus of PGECET 2018 will give an idea about the important topics and subjects that candidates will be required to study in order to crack AP PGECET 2018.

Bio Technology (BT) Syllabus:

  • Engineering Mathematics: Calculus, Differential Calculus, Linear Algebra, Probability, and Statistics & Numerical Methods.
  • Biotechnology: Process Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Bioprocess Engineering, Characteristics of animal cells, Immunology, Plant and Animal Biotechnology, Recombinant DNA Technology, Bioinformatics.

Chemical Engineering (CH) Syllabus:

  • Engineering Mathematics: Complex Variables, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, Calculus, Probability, and Statistics & Numerical Methods.
  • Chemical Engineering: Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Operations, Heat Transfer, Process Calculations and Thermodynamics, Mass Transfer, Instrumentation and Process Control, Chemical Reaction Engineering, Plant Design and Economics, Chemical Technology,

Aerospace Engineering (AE) Syllabus:

  • Engineering Mathematics: Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Calculus & Numerical Methods.
  • Flight Mechanics: Airplane Performance, Atmosphere, Static Stability, & Dynamic Stability.
  • Space Dynamics: Central Force Motion, Orbit transfer, Elements of rocket motor performance, Determination of trajectory and orbital period in simple cases and in-plane and out-of-plane.
  • Aerodynamics: Basic Fluid Mechanics, Viscous Flows, Airfoils and Wings, Compressible Flows & Wind Tunnel Testing.
  • Structures: Stress and Strain, Flight Vehicle Structures, Structural Dynamics, Propulsion, Turbomachinery, Aerothermodynamics of Non-Rotating Propulsion Components.

Computer Science & Information Technology (CS) Syllabus:

  • Engineering Mathematics: Set Theory & Algebra, Linear Algebra, Calculus, Probability, and Statistics & Numerical Methods.
  • Computer Science and Information Technology: Operating System, Computer Organization and Architecture, Graph Theory, Computer Networks, Mathematical Logic, Digital Logic, Combinatorics, Programming and Data Structures, Theory of Computation, Compiler Design, Databases, Algorithms, Information Systems and Software Engineering and Web Technologies.

Civil Engineering (CE) Syllabus:

  • Engineering Mathematics: Linear Algebra, Complex Variables, Probability and Statistics, Calculus, Differential Equations & Numerical Methods.
  • Structural Engineering: Structural Analysis, Concrete Structures, Mechanics, Steel Structures.
  • Geotechnical Engineering & Environmental Engineering: Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering.
  • Water Resources and Transportation Engineering: Air Pollution, Hydrology, Irrigation, Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics, Water Requirements, Noise Pollution, Highway Planning, Municipal Solid Wastes, Traffic Engineering, and Surveying.

Electrical Engineering (EE) Syllabus:

  • Engineering Mathematics: Linear Algebra, Calculus, Numerical Methods, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Probability, and Statistics.
  • 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.

Instrumentation Engineering (EI) Syllabus:

  • Engineering Mathematics: Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Probability and Statistics & Numerical Methods.
  • Instrumentation Engineering: Basics of Circuits and Measurement Systems, Electrical and Electronic Measurements, Mechanical Measurement and Industrial Instrumentation, Transducers, Analog Electronics, Control Systems and Process Control, Digital Electronics, Signals, Systems and Communications, Analytical, Optical and Biomedical Instrumentation.

Food Technology (FT) Syllabus:

  • Food Chemistry and Nutrition: Food chemistry, Nutrition.
  • Food Microbiology & Biotechnology: Food Microbiology, Biotechnology.
  • Food Technology: Fruits, Vegetables and Plantation Crops, Meat, fish, Poultry & Milk, Cereals, Pulses and Oil Seeds, Milk and milk products processing.
  • Food Engineering: Fluid Mechanics.
  • Food Quality & Standards: Food Quality, Standards.

Electronics & Communication Engineering (EC) Syllabus:

  • Engineering Mathematics: Linear Algebra, Calculus, Complex Variables, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics & Numerical Methods.
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering: Networks, Analog Circuits, Electronic Devices, Signals and Systems, Communications, Control Systems, Electromagnetics.

Geo-Engineering & Geo-Informatics (GG) Syllabus:

  • Engineering Mathematics: Linear Algebra, Calculus, Complex Variables & Probability and Statistics.
  • Geo-Engineering: Continents, Oceans, Earth Composition, Rocks, Maps, Principles of Remote Sensing, Surveying Methods, GIS Concepts and Applications, Electromagnetic Spectrum, Study of Rain Fall, Environment & Soils-texture.
  • Programming in C: Variables, Data Types, Arrays, Functions, Pointers, Expressions, Control Structures & Structures.

Metallurgy (MT) Syllabus:

  • Engineering Mathematics: Linear Algebra, Calculus, Probability and Statistics, Differential Equations, Numerical Methods & Vector Calculus.
  • Metallurgical Engineering: Physical Metallurgy, Thermodynamics and Rate Processes, Mechanical Metallurgy, Extractive Metallurgy and Manufacturing Processes.

Mechanical Engineering (ME) Syllabus:

  • Engineering Mathematics: Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Calculus, Probability, and Statistics, Complex Variables & Numerical Methods.
  • Applied Mechanics and Design: Strength of Materials, Engineering Mechanics, Theory of Machines, Vibrations & Design.
  • Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences: Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Applications and Heat-Transfer.
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering: Metal Casting, Forming, Joining, Engineering Materials, Machining and Machine Tool Operations, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Production Planning and Control, Metrology and Inspection, Inventory Control, Research.

Nano Technology (NT) Syllabus:

  • Engineering Mechanics & Strength of Materials
  • Metallurgical Thermodynamics
  • Elements of Material Science
  • Advanced Material Science
  • Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer

Pharmacy (PY) Syllabus:

  • Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance.

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AP PGECET 2018 Result

AP PGECET (Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test) 2018 results have been declared on 17th May. AP PGECET 2018 Merit List will be prepared on the basis of the marks scored by the candidates in the qualifying examination. Only those who score above the minimum cut-off marks will be called for AP PGECET 2018 Counselling Process.

Candidates who've qualified GATE will have to apply separately and they will also be given preference during the counselling and seat allotment stages of the admission process. They are exempted from taking AP PGECET 2018 and hence, they need not follow the process of AP PGECET 2018.

How to Check AP PGECET 2018 Result

  • Visit the official website of AP PGECET 2018.
  • Click on the link 'View Results' available on the homepage of AP PGECET 2018 website.
  • Next, you have to enter the Registration number, and PGECET Hall Ticket No. 
  • Click on 'View Result' tab after entering the required details.
  • The result of AP PGECET 2018 will appear on your screen.
  • Download the result, take a print out of the same and save it on your computer for future use.

Details Mentioned on AP PGECET 2018 Result Card

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Father’s Name
  • AP PGECET 2018 rank along with the percentile and score obtained by the candidate
  • Candidate's Qualifying status

The result of AP PGECET 2018 will be released with respect to the branch for which the candidate had appeared.

AP PGECET 2018 Rank Card will be available separately on the home page. Candidates will have to download the AP PGECET 2018 Rank Card separately for use at the counselling and seat allotment stages.

AP PGECET 2018 Score will be calculated using a formula that can be found on the official website.

AP PGECET 2018 Score is used for admission and in declaring cut-offs for counselling and admission process.

AP PGECET 2018 Percentile is the percentage of people behind a candidate (as per rank) in AP PGECET 2018 exam.

The lower the candidate's rank, higher will be the percentile. The first rank holder (toppers) percentile is considered to be 100 and the last rank holders percentile is 0.

AP PGECET Merit List 2018

AP PGECET Merit list 2018 will be released in the month of July 2018 in online PDF format. The merit list will be prepared for admissions to the universities and colleges accepting AP PGECET scores. The merit list of AP PGECET 2018 will also specify the course-wise cut-off in AP PGECET entrance exam.

Tie-breaker in AP PGECET 2018 Merit List:

  • When two or more candidates obtain equal marks in AP PGECET entrance examination, it leads to a tie in AP PGECET 2018 merit list and result.  
  • In such a case, the candidates with equal marks cannot be given the same merit. Therefore, the tie needs to be broken in the AP PEGECET merit list and it is done in the same way that is administered by Andhra University.
  • Candidates with more marks in qualifying degree examination will be given more preference over the other candidate, in the case of equal marks scored in AP PGECET entrance exam.
  • In the case of candidates who have secured equal marks in the qualifying degree examination too, the tie will be broken by giving preference to candidates older in age.
  • If the candidates are of the same age, then the tie-in AP PGECET merit list 2018 will be broken by draw of lots.

AP PGECET Cut-off 2018

AP PGECET cut-off 2018 will be different for qualifying the entrance test and for admissions. The cut-off for qualifying the exam will be 25% of the total marks i.e. 30 marks. This will not be applicable to the SC/ST candidates. However, this cut-off will be used only for qualifying the entrance test and the cut-off for admission process will be different and higher, depending on the overall result. AP PGECET 2018 cut-off for admissions will be announced prior to AP PGECET 2018 Counselling.

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AP PGECET 2018 Counselling

AP PGECET Counselling is expected to begin in the last week of August. It is an online process organised separately for both Engineering and Pharmacy. Candidates can fill their college preferences online after document verification. Apart from this, they have to pay INR 1000 as counselling fee to participate in the process.

  • Counselling for admission into M.Tech. /M.Pharm./ Pharm.D(PB) courses will  start in the month of August in 5 university helpline centres.
  • Separate counselling will be organised for GPAT/GATE holders.
  • Seats remaining vacant will be filled up through AP PGECET counselling.
  • GATE/GPAT qualifiers will be given preference while filling up of seats.
  • The qualifying marks for General category is 30 marks out of 120.

AP PGECET 2018 Counselling Schedule


Dates (Tentative)


17th May , 2018

Online Counselling for AP PGECET for GATE and GPAT qualified candidates

4th week of August 2018

Counselling for AP PGECET qualified candidates

1st week of September 2018

Certificate Verification

Before proceeding to the counselling process, the first step is to verify all the certificates.

  • Registration will be done only at the respective help centre only.
  • One should reached the venue and wait for the announcement from authorities.
  • Candidates need to submit AP PGECET rank card to the personnel at the entrance.
  • When a candidate’s rank is called, he/she has to pay the counselling fee. Post that, AP PGECET registration form will be given to them.
  • Fill details like AP PGECET 2017 Hall ticket number and rank in the form.
  • In the next announcement, the candidate will be called for document verification.

Documents Required for AP PGECET Certificate Verification:

Candidates will have to bring the original documents with 2 sets of photocopies at the time of verification. Mentioned below are the requisite documents for the process:

  • AP PGECET Admit card 2018
  • AP PGECET Rank Card
  • SSC Passing Certificate
  • Intermediate or Equivalent exam mark sheet and passing certificate
  • 10th and 12th class Mark Sheet and passing certificate
  • GATE Score Card/GPAT Score Card
  • Migration or Transfer Certificate
  • Income certificate
  • Caste certificate (if required)
  • Aadhar card
  • Residence certificate of either of parents for a period of 10 years in A.P/Telangana excluding the period of their employment outside A.P/Telangana from M.R.O. for candidates who studied outside the state of AP/Telangana
  • Disability Certificate (if applicable)
  • PC/Degree Certificate & Memorandum of marks of Qualifying Examination
  • Integrated community certificate issued by the competent authority in case of BC/SC/ST candidates.

Documents required by Special Category candidates

PH Category: Candidates who belong to category have to submit a certificate issued by the District Medical Board and should have the disability of 40% and above.

CAP Category: Candidates who belong to this category should submit the following documents:

  • Service certificate issued by Zilla Sainik Welfare Officer.
  • Identity Card
  • Serving persons have to submit Service Certificates from their workplace showing the relationship with the candidate.
  • The candidate whose parents are domicile of AP/Telangana are considered to be eligible to come under CAP category.
  • Discharge Book for verification.

NCC Category: Candidates who belongs to this category have to submit their A, B, C certificates.

AP PGECET Web Counselling:

After verifying all the certificates, eligible candidates will then have to apply for web counselling.

Choice Filling

Before selecting a preferred college and course, one needs to register and generate a new password using their registration Number, Hall Ticket Number, Rank, Date of Birth as mentioned in the Certificate Verification.

  • First, visit the official website of AP PGECET 2018.
  • Candidates will have to choose the Web Option given on the page.
  • It will open a new instruction window with all the relevant instructions. Candidates should carefully read the instructions and click the "I understand" button to proceed.
  • After this, it can open a new window "option form" where candidates can submit AP PGECET hall ticket number, rank, mobile number and then submit them.
  • The Option Form will then display the complete list of the colleges based on gender and specialization on the left side, while the right side of the form will be provided for sorting the list of colleges as per the preferences of candidates.

Freezing Option

  • On completing the preference list, click on “Save” button and enter the password sent through the SMS and click “Confirm”.
  • The complete data will be sent to the server for processing and the final list will be displayed in a printed format.
  • The registered option will be frozen automatically on the specified last date and will be used for seat allotment.
  • One should make sure to take out a print and re-check the list.

Seat Allotment Process

AP PGECET 2018 Seat Allotment will be announced after completion of each round of AP PGECET counselling procedure.

  • Seats will be allotted to candidates as per their order of preference.
  • AP  PGECET 2017 Seat allotment is done in the order of rank.
  • The options selected by candidates will be processed and then the final AP PEGCET 2018 Seat allotment result will be announced.
  • Once the web counselling is completed and the AP PEGCET 2018 Seat allotment results are released, they can not be altered under any circumstances.
  • The final information regarding the allotment will be communicated to candidates through SMS.
  • Candidates then must take out the print of the Provisional Allotment Order from the official website of AP PGECET and should report at the allotted college for performing the other admission related formalities.

AP PGECET Counselling Centres

Candidates can check the list of AP PGECET Counselling centres given below:

  • SV University, old MBA Building, Tirupati
  • Administrative Block, JNTUA, Anantapuram
  • Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur
  • University College of Engineering, JNTUK, Kakinada
  • AU Online Counselling center, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
  • SRR & CVR Govt. College, Vijayawada.

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AP PGECET Hall Ticket 2018

AP PGECET 2018 hall ticket will be issued by Andhra University on May 1, 2018. The admit card will be available only through online mode. No other mode will be applicable to issue the admit card. Candidates can download the AP PGECET 2018 hall ticket by log-in into their account using their credentials- Registration Number & Date of Birth.

Candidates must know that it is mandatory to carry the hall ticket of AP PGECET on the day of the entrance exam as no candidate will be allowed inside the examination hall without the admit card. Additionally, candidates must carefully go through the AP PGECET 2018 hall ticket and verify whether all details printed on it are correct. In case there are any discrepancies in AP PGECET 2018 hall ticket, candidates must contact the exam conducting authority immediately.

AP PGECET Hall Ticket 2018 – Important Date



Availability of AP PGECET 2018 Hall ticket

May 1, 2018 onwards


May 10 to 12, 2018

Declaration of AP PGECET Result 2018

May 20, 2018

How to Download AP PGECET Hall Ticket 2018

  • Visit the official website of AP PGECET 2018.

  • Click on the link that says, “Download Hall Ticket”.

  • After clicking on the link, enter the “Registration Number” & “Date of Birth”.

  • The hall ticket of AP PGECET 2018 will appear on the screen.

  • Check all the details mentioned in the admit card.

  • Download and keep the printout of the hall ticket for further reference.

Important Instructions Regarding AP PGECET Hall Ticket 2018

  • It is mandatory to carry the hall ticket of AP PGECET 2018 on the day of exam. No candidates will be allowed inside the examination hall without admit card.

  • The admit cards will be available for download on the official website of the university in online mode.The university will not send the admit cards to any candidate via mail or post.

  • Along with the hall ticket of AP PGECET 2018 candidates have to carry one government-issued ID proof. Without ID proof, no candidate will be allowed inside the exam hall.

  • Before downloading the hall ticket, candidates must ensure that all the details mentioned in it are correct.

  • Candidates are advised to keep their admit cards safe until the completion of the admission process.

Details Mentioned on AP PGECET 2018 Hall Ticket

The following details will be mentioned on AP PGECET hall ticket 2018:

  • Name of the candidate

  • Date of birth

  • AP PGECET 2018 hall ticket number

  • Entrance exam date and time

  • Candidate’s mobile number and address

  • Gender

  • Candidate’s father and mother name

  • Local Status

  • Category

  • Signature of the candidates

  • Registration number

  • Test centre details

Discrepancy in AP PGECET Hall Ticket 2018

Before downloading the hall ticket, candidates must check for any discrepancies in name or any other details on the AP PGECET admit card.In case any discrepancy is found in the admit card, it should be immediately brought to the notice of the authority.

FAQs on AP PGECET Hall Ticket 2018

1. Will I get entry into the exam hall without the hall ticket?

Candidates will not be allowed to take the exam without AP PGECET 2018 hall ticket 2018.

2. How do I get my AP PGECET hall ticket 2018?

AP PGECET hall ticket 2018 will be available online and candidates will have to download the admit card from the official website of the university.

3. What should I do in case of any error in my hall ticket?

In case of any discrepancy in AP PGECET 2018 hall ticket, candidates will have to contact the exam conducting authority immediately.

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How to Apply for AP PGECET 2018

AP PGECET application process 2018 started on 21st March and will end on 29th April, 2018. Candidates can fill the online application form on the official website i.e. sche.ap.gov.in. As per eligibility norms of AP PGECET, a candidate should be an Indian citizen and a domicile of Andhra Pradesh.

Note: Candidates having valid GATE/ GPAT scores do not have to sit for AP PGECET 2018.

The application process of Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET) consists of 3 main steps:

Payment of Fees:

The first step in filling the form is to pay the application fee according to the candidate's category. The payment of application fee can be done via online or offline mode. The following information should be provided before payment:

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Vaild Mobile No.
  • Vaild Email ID
  • Candidate’s Category
  • Qualifying Degree
  • Specialization in Qualifying Degree
  • Qualifying Exam Hall Ticket No.

Mode of Payment:

AP Online by Cash:

  • Candidates choosing the AP Online option must select the nearest AP Online centre. Candidates will have to provide mandatory details such as Hall Ticket, Number of the Qualifying Examination, Name of the Candidate, Father’s Name,  Date of Birth and Mobile number.
  • After that, a receipt is given to the candidate containing a Payment ID.
  • This ID will be used as a login credential while filling the form.

Online Mode:

  • Candidates choosing this option are recommended to go through the Instruction Booklet carefully.
  • After that, they have to click on “Make Payment’ tab through Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net banking and proceed by filling required details. Then, the candidate will be redirected to the Payment Gateway site.
  • After successful payment, ‘Payment ID’ is generated. Candidates must note down the ID and proceed to the form filling process.

Application Fee:


Application Fee (INR)





Fill up the Application Form:

  • After making the payment of application, candidates can go ahead and then fill the AP PGECET 2018 application form.
  • Candidate should login to online application portal using their transaction ID/Application Number that was generated at the time of payment.
  • Before proceeding to fill the form, given below are details that must be provided:
    • Payment Reference ID
    • Qualifying Examination Hall Ticket No.
    • Mobile No.
    • DOB
  • After entering all the mandatory details given above, click on ‘Proceed to Fill Application’ tab.
  • After that, the complete application form will appear. Candidates will have to provide all the personal details such as Name, Father's Name, Mother's Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Aadhaar Card No., Birth District, Birth State, Ration Card No., Caste Category, Special Reservation Category, Minority/ Non- Minority, Annual Income, Bank Details, Address and Local Area and Academic Details, Test Centre preference.
  • Then, candidates will have to upload a scanned copy of their photograph and signature in the prescribed format and size.

Submission of Application Form:

  • Once the entire process is completed successfully, the candidate will be given the following options:

Save and Preview/Submit-

  • After filling all the requisite data and particulars, read declaration at the end of the page and select the check box if you are filling out the online application form.
  • Then, click on " Save" tab to save the data. If you are sure that all entered data is correct, then you can Preview/submit the online application.

Modify and Confirm/Freeze-

  • After the AP PGECET Application Form 2018 is submitted, Modify and Confirm/ Freeze option pops up.
  • Modify option enables the candidate to review the entire application to correct errors if any.
  • Confirm/Freeze tab should be clicked in order to finally submit the application. The data in the application is frozen and no more editing is allowed.

Once AP PGECET application form is completely filled, it is suggested that a preview is done. The page will display the AP PGECET registration ID once the application form is filled.

Candidate must note down the AP PGECET 2018 Registration ID. This ID will be used in the future processes.

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AP PGCET 2018 Answer Key

AP PGECET answer key 2018 has been released by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on May 13, 2018 for the candidates who have appeared in the entrance exam. The answer key has been released in online mode. In order to access the answer key, candidates will have to log in into their account with the help of registration and hall ticket number. By using the AP PGECET 2018 answer key, candidates can calculate their probable score and performance in the entrance exam.

The answer key of AP PGECET 2018 will contain the answers of all the questions asked in the entrance exam. Candidates must note that in case any candidate finds any discrepancy in AP PGECET answer key 2018, then, they can raise their objection or challenge the answer key. After receiving all the objections, the concerned authorities will release the final answer key of AP PGECET for the candidates.

Important Dates of AP PGCET 2018 Answer Key




May 10 to 12, 2018

Release date of provisional answer key

May 13, 2018

AP PGECET 2018 Result

May 17, 2018

 Steps to Download AP PGCET 2018 Answer Key

Candidates can follow the steps given below to download the answer key of AP PGCET 2018:

  • Visit the official portal of AP PGECET 2018.

  • Click on the link that displays, “AP PGECET Answer Key”.

  • After clicking on the link, download the answer key of AP PGECET 2018.

  • Cross-check the answers with that given in the answer key.

  • Take a printout of the answer key for further reference.

How to Challenge AP PGCET Answer Key 2018

In case any candidate finds any discrepancy in the provisional answer key of AP PGECET 2018, then, they can challenge the AP PGCET answer key 2018. Candidates will have to send their objections until May 16, 2018 through Email.

Marking Scheme of AP PGCET 2018 Answer Key

Below is the marking scheme of AP PGCET 2018 answer key:

  • Each correct answer, candidates will be awarded 1 mark.

  • There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

Type of Answer


For Correct Answer

+1 Mark

For Wrong answer

No Negative Marking

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AP PGECET 2018 Conducting Body

AP PGECET, short for Andhra Pradesh Postgraduate Engineering Common Entrance Test, is organised for candidates seeking admission in M.Tech, M.Pharma and related courses in the field of Engineering, Pharmacy, and Technology. AP PGECET 2018 will be organised by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE).

APSCHE, short for Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education,  was established on 20th May, 1988. APSCHE conducts various entrance tests namely EAMCET, ICET, ECET, EdCET, PGECET for candidates residing in the state of Andhra Pradesh. AP State Council of Higher education is a coordinating body between the University Grants Commission (UGC), the State Government and the Universities and advise the Government in matters relating to Higher Education in the AP State.

AP PGECET 2018 Important Dates



Release of notification

16th March, 2018

Start of Online Applications

21st March, 2018

End of Online Applications without Late Fee 29th April, 2018
End of Online Applications with Late Fee 4th May, 2018
Correction of Submitted Online Applications 25th April to 4th May, 2018

Admit Card Download

1st May, 2018

Date of Examinations

10th to 12th May, 2018

Publication on of Preliminary Answer Key 14th May, 2018

Announcement of Result

17th May, 2018

AP PGECET 2018 Exam Centres

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam will orgainse AP PGECET 2018 at 12 exam centres. Candidates can choose their preferred exam centre at the time of filling AP PGECET 2018 Application Form. Candidates will get a single chance to choose their preferable exam centres so candidates must choose carefully. The final exam centre allotted to the candidate will be mentioned on their AP PGECET Admit card.













Contact Details



A.U. College of Engineering (A)

Examination Building, Ground Floor

Andhra University,

Visakhapatnam – 530 003, A.P.

Phone Number: 0891 2579797

Important Dates

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AP PGECET 2018 Important Events Dates
Registration 21 Mar to 29 Apr, 2018
Admit Card 01 May, 2018
Exam Date 10 May to 12 Apr, 2018
Answer Key 14 May, 2018
Declaration of Result 17 May, 2018

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