AP PGECET 2023 - Application Form(Soon), Exam Dates(Out), Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, Counselling

Last Modified on : 26 Feb 2024

AP PGECET, or Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test, is conducted for admission to postgraduate courses viz. M.Tech./ M.Pharmacy/ Pharm.D (PB) courses. The exam is conducted annually by Sri Venkateswara University on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). For candidates interested in pursuing the courses, we have covered detailed information regarding the AP PGECET 2023 exam. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility conditions, pattern, syllabus, important dates, the application process, and more here.

Courses Covered

  1. Aerospace Engineering
  2. Bio-Technology
  3. Chemical Engineering
  4. Civil Engineering
  5. Computer Science & Information Technology
  6. Electronics & Communication Engineering
  7. Electrical Engineering
  8. Geo-Engineering & Geo-Informatics
  9. Food Technology
  10. Instrumentation Engineering
  11. Mechanical Engineering
  12. Metallurgy
  13. Nanotechnology
  14. Pharmacy

AG PGECET 2023 Latest Update

- The Exam Dates for AP PGECET 2023 are announced. The exam will be conducted between the 28th to 30th of May, 2023.

- The online application process for AP PGECET 2023 will start in February/March 2023.

AP PGECET 2023 - Quick Overview

Exam Name

Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET)

Exam Conducting Authority

Sri Venkateswara University

Official Website


Exam Level


Courses Covered

Post Graduate

Exam Mode


Application Mode


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AP PGECET Previous Years Solved Papers

  • IIT JEE Main 2007 - 2018 Solved Papers Download
  • IIT JEE 2007 - 2018 Solved Papers Download

AP PGECET 2023 Important Dates

AP PGECET 2023 Events

Important Dates

Notification availability

February/March 2023

AP PGECET 2023 registration process Start date

February/March 2023

AP PGECET 2023 registration process Last date (without late fee)

February 2023

AP PGECET 2023 registration process (with late fee ₹ 500)

February 2023

AP PGECET 2023 registration process (with late fee ₹ 2000)

March 2023

AP PGECET 2023 registration process (with late fee ₹ 5000)

March 2023

For correction window

April 2023

Admit card release date

May 2023

AP PGECET 2023 exam

28th to 30th May 2023

(10 am to 12 pm &
3 pm to 5 pm)

Availability of preliminary answer key

June 2023

Last date to raise an objection against the answer key

June 2023

Result declaration

July/August 2023

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* Check the ‘AP PGECET 2023 Answer Key’ section below.

AP PGECET 2023 Pattern & Syllabus

AP PGECET Exam Pattern

The questions in the exam are asked from the respective branches of engineering. Other details are as under:



Exam Mode


Exam Duration

2 hours

Number of Questions


Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Marking Scheme

1 mark for every correct response

Negative Marking

Not Applicable

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AP PGECET Syllabus

The syllabus for AP PGECET varies as per the discipline. The syllabus is prescribed by the exam conducting authority and is available on the official website. Candidates can download the syllabus as per the subject they have opted for post-graduation.

Check out the complete AP PGECET 2023 syllabus.

AP PGECET 2023 Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for the AP PGECET exam are set by the exam conducting authorities. Candidates are required to meet the conditions for appearing for the exam. Also, if candidates will be found ineligible at any stage of the admission process, their candidature will be canceled. Here are the details for eligibility.


Candidates must be Indian residents.


Must belong to Andhra Pradesh state meeting the local/ non-local conditions.

Qualifying Exam

  • Must have passed graduation or equivalent level exam in the relevant field with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category candidates) from a recognized institute.
  • Those pursuing B.Tech. or its equivalent are eligible for M.Tech./ Pharm.D./ M.Pharmacy courses. However, such candidates must complete the course and pass all the subjects required for the award of a degree.

AP PGECET 2023 Application Process

The AP PGECET 2023 application process is online. Candidates are advised to submit the application form within the given timeline. Here we have covered the step-by-step application process along with the documents required for submitting the application form.

Documents/ Details Required

The following details are to be filled in in the application form. So, candidates must keep the respective documents ready to fasten the application process.

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Ration Card
  • Qualifying for exam hall ticket
  • Passport size photograph in .jpeg/ .jpg format in size less than 50KB.
  • Scanned image of Signature on white paper with a black pen in .jpeg/ .jpg format in size less than 30 KB.
  • Debit card/ Credit card/ Netbanking details

Steps to Fill the Application Form

The online application process comprises the following steps:

  • Fee Payment
  • Checking the Payment Status
  • Filling out the Application Form
  • Printing Application Form

Fee Payment

  • The first step in the application process is fee payment. Candidates are required to visit the official website and click on the fee payment option.
  • A form will open on the screen. Fill in details such as qualifying exam hall ticket number, name, DoB, Mobile number, etc.
  • The fee amount field will be already filled. Click on the ‘Initiate Payment’ button.
  • Select your preferred payment mode. Enter the details asked for and make payment.
  • A message for the successful transaction will appear on the screen with a Payment ID on the successful fee payment.
  • Now, you can either click the ‘Proceed to Fill Application’ button or fill out the form later.

Application Fee

The application fee can be paid using a credit card/ debit card/ internet banking


Application Fee (for single paper)


₹ 1000


₹ 1000


₹ 500

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Checking the Payment Status

  • You can check your payment status before proceeding with the application process, as the application is to be filled only after a successful fee payment.
  • For this, click on the ‘Know Your Payment Status’ option on the homepage.
  • Enter the hall ticket number and mobile number and click the ‘check Payment Status’ button.
  • The application status ‘Success/ Failure’ will appear on the screen.

Filling out the Application Form

  • Once the fee payment is successful, click on the ‘fill application’ option on the home page.
  • Fill in the payment reference ID, Qualifying exam hall ticket number, mobile number, and date of birth. Click on ‘Proceed to Fill Application'.
  • Fill in the remaining details.
  • Upload the scanned images of the candidate’s photograph and signature.
  • Check all the details carefully. Tick the declaration. And click the ‘Preview/ Submit’ button.
  • An option to Modify or Confirm/ Freeze the process will appear. If you want to make corrections to the application form details, click Modify or else Confirm.
  • After clicking the ‘Confirm’ button, the application form will be submitted, and the message for successful submission will appear on the screen.

Printing Application Form

  • After the successful submission of the application form, click on ‘Print Application’ to take a print of the application form.

AP PGECET 2023 Other Details

AP PGECET 2023 Test Centers

The AP PGECET 2023 exam will be conducted at the following locations:


Test Center Location


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AP PGECET 2023 Admit Card

  • The AP PGECET 2023 admit cards will be released online on the official website. Take a clear print of the same.
  • The admit card has details such as the candidate's basic details, exam center address, exam date, timings, and other instructions.
  • Read all the instructions on the admit card carefully and follow the same.
  • It is a mandatory document for making entry to the exam hall.

AP PGECET 2023 Answer Key

  • The authorities will release the preliminary answer key soon after the exam.
  • Candidates will be given the option to raise objections against the same. If found correct, the same will be updated in the answer key.
  • The final answer key will be released along with the result.
  • As the exam will be conducted on separate days, the answer keys will also be released separately.

Here are the important dates for releasing the preliminary answer key and raising objections.

AP PGECET 2023 Result

  • The AP PGECET 2023 result will be uploaded on the official website.
  • The exact date for the result announcement has not been announced yet.
  • Candidates will be able to check their scores and rank using their registration number and hall ticket number.
  • For those who have cleared the exam, rank cards will also be released.
  • Candidates need to carry the rank card at the time of counselling.

AP PGECET 2023 Counselling

  • Those who have cleared the entrance exam are required to appear for the counselling process to complete the admission formalities.
  • The counselling process will include fee payment, reporting at the counselling center, document verification, choice filling, and seat allotment.
  • Apart from the AP PGECET counselling, the authorities also conduct separate counselling for GATE and GPAT score holders.

AP PGECET Frequently Asked Questions

The correction window is available. No changes are allowed after that date.

Yes. But, you have to pay the application fee twice.

Yes. The minimum qualifying marks required are 25% in the entrance exam.

No. Appearing in the counselling process is mandatory for completing the admission process.

Yes. The GATE-qualified candidates will be considered first for admission, and AP PGECET-qualified candidates will fill the remaining seats.