TS PGECET 2021 - Answer Key, Application Process, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Result


Telangana Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (TS PGECET) is a state-level common entrance test conducted for admission into regular PG courses in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Pharmacy, and Graduate level Pharm-D. The exam is conducted every year by the Osmania University on behalf of the Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE), a statutory body of the Government of Telangana, Hyderabad. Candidates who are interested in taking admission into M.Tech, ME, M.Pharmacy, M.ARch, and Post Baccalaureate degrees must check out the article here for details on eligibility, pattern, syllabus, application process, admit card, and result for the TS PGECET 2021 exam.

Latest Update - TS PGECET 2021 Question Paper & Answer Key has been released on 25th August 2021.

TS PGECET 2021 - Highlights

Exam Name

Telangana Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (TS PGECET)

Exam Conducting Authority

 Osmania University

Official Website


Exam Level

State Level

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

2 Hours

Application Mode


Student Support

Email: [email protected]

Number: 040-27097124

Available Application Forms

TS PGECET 2021 Important Dates

Here are the final dates along with important dates for other events.

TS PGECET 2021 Events

Important Dates

Notification release date

6th March 2021

Commencement of online application submission

12th March 2021

Last date for application submission (without late fee)

22nd July 2021

Last date for application submission (with late fee of ₹ 500/-)

8th August 2021

Correction in online application details

21st to 23rd July 2021

Hall tickets availability

5th August 2021

TS PGECET 2021 exam

11th to 14th August 2021

Provisional answer key

25th August 2021


August/ September 2021


September 2021

Exam Schedule

Exam Date and Day

Morning Session (10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon)

Afternoon Session (2:00 PM to 4:00 PM)

11th August 2021 (Wednesday)

  • Geo-Engineering and Geo-Informatics (GG)
  • Pharmacy (PY)
  • Civil Engineering (CE)
  • Electrical Engineering (EE)
  • Food Technology (FT)
  • Aerospace Engineering (AS)

12th August 2021 (Thursday)

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)
  • Bio-Technology (BT)
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)
  • Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)

13th August 2021 (Friday)

  • Instrumentation Engineering (EI)
  • Chemical Engineering (CH)
  • Textile Technology (TX) Mining Engineering (MN)
  • Architecture & Planning (AR)
  • Biomedical Engineering (BM)
  • Metallurgical Engineering (MT)

14th August 2021 (Saturday)

  • Environmental Management (EM)
  • Nanotechnology (NT)

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TS PGECET Previous Years Solved Papers

TS PGECET 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

TS PGECET Exam Pattern

TS PGECET 2021 exam will be conducted in online mode as a computer-based test. 120 multiple-choice questions will be asked in the exam. Each question will be of one mark. There is no negative marking in the exam. Candidates are required to answer the questions in 120 minutes. Questions will be asked from the subject opted by the candidates. Here are the highlights.

Exam Mode

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Exam Duration

120 minutes

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Number of Questions


Total Marks


Medium of Question Paper


Negative Marking

Not Applicable

Test Papers

The exam will be held for the following papers:





Aerospace Engineering



Architecture and Planning



Biomedical Engineering






Chemical Engineering



Civil Engineering



Computer Science and Information Technology



Electrical Engineering



Electronics and Communication Engineering



Environmental Management



Food Technology



Geo-Engineering and Geo-Informatics



Instrumentation Engineering



Mechanical Engineering



Metallurgical Engineering



Mining Engineering









Textile Technology


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Syllabus for TS PGECET 2021

The syllabus for TS PGECET 2021 is prescribed by the exam conducting authority. The syllabus for each paper is different. Candidates can download the official syllabus pdf from the website as per the paper they have applied for.

Download TS PGECET 2021 Syllabus.

TS PGECET 2021 Eligibility


  • The candidate must be an Indian resident.


  • Candidates must have domicile of Telangana/Andhra Pradesh state.
  • Must meet the local/non-local status requirements as laid down in the regulations of admission.

Educational Qualification

  • Must have obtained 50% (45% for reserved categories) marks in the qualifying exam (graduate level). Those in the final year/ semester will also be eligible for the entrance exam.

Check out course-wise eligibility conduction here.

NOTE: GATE qualified candidates of 2019, 2020, and 2021 are also eligible for PG admissions. However, such candidates have to respond to a separate notification, TS PGEC 2021.

TS PGECET 2021 Application Process

The application forms for the TS PGECET 2021 are to be submitted only through the online mode. The online application submission commenced on 12th March 2021 and continued till 22nd July 2021. Those who have missed the deadline can submit their applications till 8th August 2021 with a late fee of ₹ 500.

  • Go to the official website at https://pgecet.tsche.ac.in/.
  • Click on the ‘Fill Application Form’ link under the ‘Application’ section.
  • Firstly, candidates are required to make fee payments. Click on the ‘Click Here’ link in the NOTE section.
  • Enter the details asked for and make the fee payment.
  • On successful fee payment, you will receive a payment reference ID.
  • Now again go to the home page and click the ‘Fill Application Form’ option.
  • Now enter the payment reference ID, qualifying exam hall ticket number, mobile number, and date of birth to access the application form.
  • Click the ‘Proceed to Fill Application’ button and start filling the application form.
  • Check the entire form carefully before final submission.

Documents to be Uploaded

Scanned images of the following documents in JPG/ JPEG format are to be uploaded while filling the application form:

  • Recent, coloured, passport size photograph of the candidate in file size less than 50 KB.
  • Signature on white plain paper with blue/ black coloured pen in file size less than 30 KB.

Application Fee

The application fee is to be paid using credit card/ debit card/ internet banking/ TS online/ AP online.


Application Fee


₹ 1000/-


₹ 500/-

Other Details

TS PGECET 2021 Exam Centers

The TS PGECET 2021 exam will be held at the following two regions:

  • Hyderabad
  • Warangal

The exact address of the test center will be mentioned on the admit card.

TS PGECET 2021 Admit Card

  • TS PGECET 2021 Admit Cards will be released through the official website on 5th August 2021.
  • The last date for downloading the admit cards is 10th August 2021.
  • Candidates are advised to download their hall tickets well in time and not to delay till the last minute.
  • No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall without a hall ticket.

TS PGECET 2021 Answer Key

TS PGECET 2021 answer key will be released on the official website.

No login is required to access the answer key.

At first, preliminary answer keys are released and candidates are provided with the option to raise objections against the same.

After considering the objections, the final answer key is released.

Separate answer keys are released for all papers.

TS PGECET 2021 Cut-Off Marks

The minimum qualifying marks in the exam are known as cut-off marks.

The university has set the cut-off marks for TS PGECET 2021 as 30 marks. However, for those belonging to SC/ ST category, there is no minimum marks criterion.

TS PGECET 2021 Result

  • The TS PGECET 2021 result will be released in the form of a rank card.
  • The result/ rank card can be downloaded using the hall ticket number, registration number, and date of birth.
  • The scorecard will have details of marks, rank, percentile secured and qualifying status along with other basic information.

TS PGECET Counselling

  • TS PGECET 2021 counselling process will be conducted for admission to various courses.
  • Qualified candidates are required to complete the registration process and pay the counselling fee for participating in the counselling process.
  • After registration, candidates must fill their preferred choices for courses and colleges.
  • The seat allotment will be done based on the merit rank, seat availability, and choices locked by the candidate.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question 1: What is the last date for application submission?

The last date of application submission was extended till 22nd July 2021. However, candidates can fill the application till 8th August by paying a late fee of ₹ 500.

Question 2: Is there any negative marking in the exam?


Question 3: Can I pay the application fee through offline modes?

No, the application fee is to be paid only through the online mode.

Question 4: Will the exam be conducted in the Urdu language?

No. The exam will be conducted in only one language i.e. English.

Question 5: I have cleared the GATE exam. Can I fill the application form?

No. For GATE qualified candidates, a separate notification is released, TS PGEC. You can apply through that. The link is active on the official website.