AP PGECET Exam Pattern 2018

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 20 Aug, 2018 16:57 IST

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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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