AP PGECET 2022 Exam Date (Updates), Registration, Syllabus, Pattern, Preparation Tips, Latest News, Question Papers

Andhra Pradesh Common Entrance Test [AP PGECET]

AP PGECET - Andhra Pradesh Common Entrance Test

AP PGECET (Andhra Pradesh Postgraduate Engineering Common Entrance Test) is a State Level Entrance Examination Conducted by the authority Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education. The AP PGECET entrance examination will be held online (Computer Based Test). AP PGECET 2022 is conducted for the candidates seeking to get admission into postgraduate courses like M Tech & M Pharm in the domain of Engineering, Technology, and Pharmacy, which are offered at the participating colleges in Andhra Pradesh State.

Candidates who have qualified in the GATE and GPAT Entrance Exam, not required to appear for the AP PGECET entrance exam. Such candidates can get admission based on their qualified entrance exam score. AP PGECET 2022 application process is likely to begin from the 1st week of May 2022. The last date to submit the online AP PGECET 2022 application form is June 2022. Once the application process gets completed, successfully registered candidates can access the AP PGECET 2022 admit card through the official website via online mode.

Candidates need to ensure the AP PGECET 2022 eligibility criteria before applying for the AP PGECET entrance exam. Candidates must have qualified in bachelor’s degree in concerned specialization with a needed aggregate score to apply. AP PGECET 2022 examination will be conducted in July 2022. The examination will be held in 11 cities across the Andhra Pradesh State.

Name of the Examination

Andhra Pradesh Post-graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test

Exam Conducting Authority

Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education

Examination Level

State Level Entrance Exam

Examination Mode

Online Mode (Computer Based Test)

Mode of Application


Course offered

Post Graduate Courses

Official Website


AP PGECET 2022 Exam Date

The AP PGECET 2022 Entrance Examination will be conducted as per the schedule prescribed by the examination authority. Important dates are relevant to the entrance examination, which candidates must note. Candidates can check out the schedule of AP PGECET 2022, which is tabulated below.

Important Events


AP PGECET 2022 Application form availability

1st week of May 2022

Last Date to apply for AP PGECET 2022

2nd week of June 2022

Availability of AP PGECET 2022 Application Correction window

3rd week of June 2022
Last date to submit the application form with late fees
4th week of June 2022

AP PGECET 2022 Admit Card Availability

Last week of June 2022

AP PGECET 2022 Exam Date 

1st week of July 2022

AP PGECET 2022 Eligibility criteria

Graduates who meet the eligibility criteria that APSCHE prescribes can apply for the AP PGECET state level entrance examination. AP PGECET 2022 Eligibility Criteria follows:

Nationality: Candidates must be an Indian Citizen to apply for the AP PGECET entrance examination

Age Limit: Applicants willing to apply for AP PGECET must be 21 years to get eligible.

Qualification: Candidates seeking admission into Postgraduate M Tech Program must possess a bachelor's degree with the required 50% aggregate marks from any recognized institute/university. If the candidates belong to the reserved category, they must attain a minimum 45% aggregate score in the qualifying examination.

Aspirants who are applying for Master's Degree M. Pharm Program should obtain 55% aggregate marks in bachelor's degree B. Pharm and reserved categories like SC/ST candidates can obtain a minimum 50% aggregate score from any approved institute.


AP PGECET 2022 Application Form

AP PGECET 2022 Application Form & Fees

AP PGECET 2022 application form will be available on the official website from the 1st week of May 2022. The entire application process will be held in online mode only. Candidates need to submit the application form for AP PGECET in the 2nd week of June 2022 without any late fees. Candidates will be able to submit the application form within the 4th week of June 2022, but they need to pay the late fees along with application fee charges. THE AP PGECET application process includes several steps: Paying the AP PGECET application fees, AP PGECET 2022 Online Registration Process, filling up the form, and uploading documents.

Candidates can check out the following steps to fill up the AP PGECET 2022 application form.

Step 1: Payment of AP PGECET 2022 application fee: First, candidates need to pay the required application fees as per their category wise via online mode to access the application form. AP PGECET 2022 application fees for the general category cost approximately INR 800, and the candidates who belong to the reserved category must pay the application fee of INR 400. Upon Successful Payment, a transaction ID will be sent for the candidate's registered Mail ID and mobile number.

Step 2: AP PGECET 2022 Online Registration: Candidates need to register themselves by entering the required details like Payment reference ID, qualifying examination hall ticket number, date of birth, and then click on submit option. The new registration number will be generated.

Step 3: Fill up the application form: After the successful registration, fill up the application form by entering the necessary details such as Personal Details, Educational Details, Contact Details, and candidates required to enter other relevant details, which as mentioned in the application form. Candidates need to choose the AP PGECET 2022 exam centre as per their preference.

Step 4: Upload Documents: After filling up the form completely, candidates need to upload the scanned images of educational documents and other relevant certificates and must upload the photo along with signature as per the prescribed format

Step 5: Submit & Take the printout: After uploading the documents, candidates need to make sure the details are proper, which they have filled in the form by cross checking once, and then they need to submit it. Candidates are advised to save the duly filled application form and print it out for further reference.

Registration Process for the candidates who qualified in GATE and GPAT Entrance Exams

There is a separate application process for GATE & GPAT qualified candidates. However, the seat allocation's first price is given to the candidates who have secured a valid GATE & GPAT Entrance Exam score. The remaining seats will be filled through AP PGECET Score.

Step 1: Candidates need to visit the official website of APSCHE (sche.ap.gov.in)

Step 2: Need to click on the available link on the portal, which states "AP PGECET 2022 for GPAT and GATE qualifiers."

Step 3: New Page will appear on the screen, and candidates are advised to pay the required application fees.

Step 4: Upon Successful Payment, Candidates are advised to fill in the details which have been asked in the application form, like academic & personal details, and need to enter the qualified entrance exam details.

Step 5: After filling the form, candidates need to submit it and take the printout of it for further reference.

AP PGECET 2022 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

AP PGECET examination will be conducted by the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education in online mode only (Computer Based Test). The AP PGECET 2022 is scheduled to be conducted in July 2022.   Before appearing for the entrance exam, candidates must make sure about AP PGECET 2022 Exam Pattern to better prepare for the examination. Overall, there will be 14 Papers, which will be conducted in 2 sessions. AP PGECET Exam Pattern concludes the details like Examination Mode, Type of questions, Number of Questions, Exam Duration, Medium of Examination, AP PGECET 2022 Marking Scheme, Negative marking.

The exam comprises 120 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type of questions from all the disciplines. The exam's time duration will be for 2 hours (120 minutes duration will be 1 mark, and there will be no negative marking.

AP PGECET 2021 Exam Pattern


Examination Mode

Online Mode (Computer Based Test)

Examination Medium


Time Duration

2 Hours



Number of Questions


Total Marks


Marking Scheme

Every correct answer carries 1 mark

Negative Marking

No negative marking


Syllabus of AP PGECET

AP PGECET syllabus for overall 14 papers varies in terms of topics and subjects. Andhra University declares the syllabus in PDF format for all the disciplines on its official website.PDF Document concludes the essential topics and chapters, such that candidates can prepare for the AP PGECET entrance exam by following the recommended topics.

Candidates can refer to the important topics listed below according to discipline wise.


Important Topics

Aerospace Engineering

Linear Algebra, Calculus

Probability & Statistics


Static Stability

Central Force Motion, Orbit Transfer

Basic Fluid Mechanics, Viscous Flows

Stress & Strain, Machinery

Vehicle Structures



Calculus, Differential Calculus

Linear Algebra, Probability

Statistics & Numerical Methods

Process Biotechnology

Biochemistry, Microbiology

Molecular Biology & Genetics

Civil Engineering

Structural Analysis, Mechanics

Concrete Structures

Differential Calculus, Linear Algebra

Probability and Statistics

Numerical Methods

Soil Mechanics

Foundation Engineering

Electrical Engineering






Linear Algebra,

Calculus, Numerical Methods

Differential Equations

Complex Variables

Probability and Statistics

Electrical and Electronic

Measurements, Electric Circuits

Electrical Machines

Power Electronics

Signals and Systems

Power Systems, Control Systems

Analog and Digital Electronics

Electric Traction System

Mechanical Engineering







Differential Equations

Linear Algebra, Calculus

Probability and Statistics

Complex Variables

Strength of Materials

Engineering Mechanics

Engineering Mechanics,

Vibrations & Design.

Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics

Applications and Heat-Transfer

Metal Casting, Forming, Joining

Engineering Materials

Machine Tool Operations

Computer Integrated Manufacturing

Production Planning

Metrology, Inspection

Inventory Control, Research

AP PGECET 2022 Admit Card

AP PECET 2022 Admit card will be available after the application process gets complete. Candidates who have successfully registered for the AP PGECET entrance exam can access their admit card online within the last date. AP PGECET admits card will be released tentatively in the last week of April at the official website of APSCHE. Candidates need to carry their admit cards to the exam centre during the entrance exam. Without an admit card, candidates will not be allowed to take the entrance exam.

And also, candidates need to carry any one of the ID proofs documents such as Aadhar Card, Voter ID, Pan Card, and an admit card. The Admit card concludes important details such as Candidate name, roll number/register of the candidate, date & schedule and, venue of the examination centre, and important instructions. Candidates are advised to keep the admit card carefully even after completing the entrance exam. It might be needed for future reference during the AP PGECET 2022 counselling process.

Candidates can refer to the following steps to download AP PGECET 2022 Admit Card.

Step 1: First, Candidates need to visit the official website (sche.ap.gov.in/pgecet). To be noted, admit cards will be available only in online mode.

Step 2: Then candidates need to click on the “Download AP PGECET Admit Card” Link

Step 3: Candidates need to enter their registration number generated earlier during the application process. Then candidates need to choose the paper for which they have applied.

Step 4: After entering the necessary details, click on the submit option

Step 5: Then AP PGECET admits card will display on their screen. Candidates need to download it and must take the printout of it.

AP PGECET 2022 Results & Score Card

Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education will declare the AP PGECET 2022 result by the 2nd week of July 2022. Candidates can view their results via online mode by visiting the official website. AP PGECET Result will be declared in Candidate Ranks, secured the candidates' percentile and candidates' qualifying status. Candidates can access the AP PGECET score card by entering the required details like registration number & Date of Birth. Participating institutes shortlist the candidates based on the candidate's score obtained in the AP-PGECET entrance exam, and such candidates need to appear for AP PGECET counselling sessions.

Check out the following steps to check AP PGECET 2022 results.

Step 1: At first, candidates must visit the official website (sche.ap.gov.in/pgecet)

Step 2: Then need to click on the available link which states "AP PGECET" and then click on "View Results" Link

Step 3: Candidates need to enter registration number, date of birth and should select the opted subject

Step 4: Then, the AP PGECET result will display on the screen. Candidates can view their rank obtained, Percentage, along with qualifying status.

Step 5: Candidates must download the AP PGECET 2022 Scorecard and take its printout, which is required during the counselling process.

AP PGECET 2022 Counselling & Admission

AP PGECET 2022 Counselling & Admission

  • After the AP PGECET 2022 result announcement, candidates will be shortlisted based on the AP PGECET entrance examination score, and such candidates need to appear for AP PGECET 2022 counselling as per the given schedule.
  • According to their merit score obtained in the entrance examination, candidates will be called for a Counseling session.
  • Candidates who have qualified in GATE & GPAT Entrance Examination for such candidates counseling will be held separately to grant Postgraduate Courses admission.
  • According to their Category, candidates need to pay the AP PGECET 2022 Counselling Processing fees to participate in the Counseling session. Processing fees for the general category cost approximately INR 600, and Categoryreserved Category costs around INR 300. 
  • AP PGECET 2022 Counselling begins with document verification, and after that web, counseling will begin

AP PGECET 2022 Participating Colleges

AP PGECET 2022 Participating Colleges

More than 270 Institutes accept the AP PGECET score to provide admission for the Post Graduate Courses and Participating Colleges comes under 7 Universities, and they are mentioned below.

  • Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati
  • Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur
  • Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur
  • Sri Padmavathi Mahila University, Tirupathi
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University, Kakinada
  • Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Technology University, Anantapur.

List of AP PGECET 2022 Examination Centres

AP PGECET Exam Centres are situated all over the Andhra Pradesh State. While filling up the application, candidates need to choose their AP PGECET 2022 exam centre as per their preference. Each registered candidate’s exam center will be allocated as per their choice and seat availability. Venue Details of the examination center will be provided on the admit card.

AP PGECET 2022 will be conducted in Andhra Pradesh State's following cities.

  • Bhimavaram
  • Tirupati
  • Anantapur
  • Vizianagaram
  • Kadapa
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Guntur
  • Nellore
  • Hyderabad
  • Kurnool
  • Vijayawada.