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AP PGECET - Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern

The paper of AP PGECET - Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test examination is Offline Exam.

  • This Question consists of 120 Multiple Choice Objective type questions to be answered in 120 minutes.
  • The questions to be in English language only.
  • The questions to be mostly from graduation level of the relevant field.
  • Subjects:-
  1. Engineering Mathematics common for all branches
  2. Related to specific branch

Test Duration- 120 minutes

Test Marks - 120

No. of Questions - 120

Marking System – Each correct answer to be given 1 mark.

How to prepare

Preparation Strategy

Make a proper Time Table

It is very important that you make a time table and stick to it and you will have an exact idea of what you are required to study and the time required for it.

Concept clarity rather than rote learning

It is essential that you have a clear idea of the formulas and concepts rather than rote learning of things for the papers. While you might require it for memorizing formulas it is important that for other stuff you make sure you clear your basics and concepts before moving on.

Prepare Notes

It is very important make small notes or a comprehensive list of formulas on each covered topic and chapter which will come in handy at the time of revision. This will require you to be regular with your work but will surely make things easy at the time of revision.

Seek guidance

It is not possible for you to know everything in your syllabus, at least not at the time of preparation. Sooner or later you will run into a concept or so which will give you trouble and then it is best you seek guidance from an instructor or a teacher. It is necessary that you clear your doubts at regular intervals and don’t prolong things for long. Getting into a good coaching class is nothing to be ashamed off and if anything a regular coaching class will enable you to avoid roadblocks in your preparation.

Sample Papers

Even though there may be a complete change in the exam pattern or the expected questions altogether,it is important that you practice on the sample and previous years question papers available for the engineering exam you’d be attempting. You will know the existing pattern and have a fair idea of the type of questions to expect in the paper along with the time constraint.

Mock tests

The paper pattern, duration of the paper and the number of questions to be attempted in the given amount of time is not something you will be able to pick up on the day of the examination. A Mock Test tests a student’s abilities as it not only provides a similar feel of real exams but also helps in building speed and confident to face the exam. Furthermore, they can improve their performance to get an extra edge in actual exams.

Time management

Time management can be learnt through thorough practice and regular test taking. So it is important that you practice it and practice it well.

Duration : 2 Hours

Important Instructions

1. Candidates are required to apply for APPGECET test through Online only(printed hardcopy of the applications will not be accepted).

2. The application/ registration fee for the test is Rs. 600/- (Rs 300/- in case of SC/ST). In case a candidate wants to appear for more than one test, separate registration fee has to be paid for each test.

3. Test is of two hour duration with 120 multiple choice objective type questions, carrying one mark for each question. The cut-off mark in the Common Entrance Test is 25%, in case of SC/ST there is no minimum marks.

4. The examination will be held from 10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon in the morning session and 2.00PM to 4.00 PM for the afternoon sessions as per the Time Table given in Test Schedule.

5. The Question Papers will be in English only, syllabus of each test paper is given at annexure-A.

6. Candidates must ensure themselves that they have chosen the correct test paper, which qualifies them to become eligible to seek admission to the specific program they are interested in. The details of the courses offered by the Universities along with specified eligibility for each course and test to be written is given at annexure-B. Candidates should ensure that they satisfy the eligibility criteria for admission into the preferred program as given in annexure-B.

7. AP PGECET will be held at six different regional centers in the state i.e.,Visakhapatnam, Kakinada, Vijayawada, Guntur, Tirupathi, Anantapuram.

8. As per AICTE the eligibility criterion for admission to Engineering is 50% in the qualifying examination (45% for reserved category). Further, the qualifying degree(Professional courses) obtained under distance mode must have AICTE approval.

9. Candidate should satisfy local/non local status requirements as per AP GO Ms No 153.

10. The Hall-Tickets are to be downloaded from the website www.appgecet.org. Without Hall-Tickets the candidate will not be allowed into the test centre.

11. Separate Notification will be issued for admission based on GATE/GPAT Score.

12. A.P. State policy on reservation shall be followed in the PG admissions.

13. The candidate can apply for multiple tests. However, separate registration fee must be paid for each test.

14. Appearing in the test does not guarantee admission. The candidate has to satisfy all the requirements at the time of admission.

15. For further information contact AP PGECET office. Contact no:0884-2356355, email:appgecet@gmail.com