AP PGECET Exam Pattern 2020

Abhik Das Updated On: 04 Nov, 2019 15:52 IST

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AP PGECET 2020 Exam Pattern

AP PGECET Exam Pattern 2020 for all the 14 disciplines will be defined by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. Knowing about the AP PGECET Exam Pattern gives knowledge about the 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 2020 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 the English language.

  • The total duration of Examination is 2 hours (120 minutes).

Highlights of AP PGECET 2020 Exam Pattern

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




AP PGECET 2020 Question Distribution

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


Sectional Weightage





Qualifying Degree


AP PGECET 2020 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.

Important Points Regarding AP PGECET 2020 Exam Pattern

The candidates must take note of the following pointers related to AP PGECET 2020 exam pattern:

  • AP PGECET 2020 exam will be conducted in two shifts

  • Questions in the AP PGECET 2020 paper will be available in English language only

  • Questions will be in MCQ format as per the latest AP PGECET exam pattern released by APSCHE

  • Candidates will be awarded 1 mark for each right response

  • No mark will be deducted in case of any wrong attempt or unanswered question

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