AP PGECET 2022: Application Form (Released), Syllabus, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date

AP PGECET 2022 application form has been released online on 11th May 2022. Sri Venkateswara University will conduct Andhra Pradesh Postgraduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET) on behalf of APSCHE. This engineering entrance exam is a gateway for admission to various postgraduate engineering courses in government and private colleges across the state. Interested candidates who wish to appear for this exam need to fill and submit an online application form before the last date that may fall in the 2nd week of April 2022. Candidates must check eligibility criteria carefully before submitting the application form. All important details regarding AP PGECET 2022 are provided in this post.

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AP PGECET 2022 Overview

Name of the exam AP PGECET 2022
Full form Andhra Pradesh Postgraduate Engineering Common Entrance Test
Who conducts the exam? Sri Venkateswara University
Courses PG Engineering courses
Mode of application Online
Mode of exam Online
Official website sche.ap.gov.in

AP PGECET 2022 Important Dates

The official schedule for AP PGECET 2022 is given in the table below.

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Main Events Dates
Releasing of official notification for AP PGECET Released
Starting of online application form submission 11th May 2022
Last date to submit application form without late fees 14th June 2022
Availability of correction window to fix application data already submitted by candidates 28th June to 2nd July 2022
Last date to submit application form with a late fee of Rs. 500/- 15th June to 20th June 2022
Last date for submitting application form with a late fee of Rs. 2000/- 21st June to 25th June 2022
Final date of submitting application form with Rs. 5000/- late fees 26th June to 30th June 2022
Downloading of hall tickets 9th July 2022
Date of entrance exam 18th July to 20th July 2022
Declaration of preliminary answer key 21st July 2022
Last date for receiving objections on preliminary answer keys 24th July 2022
Declaration of result To be updated

AP PGECET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for AP PGECET 2022 examination are explained below.


  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.


  • Aspirants must belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh / Telangana and must meet the local /non-local status requirements.

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must have passed a bachelor’s degree or equivalent with at least 50% marks (45% for unreserved categories) from an AICTE / UGC approved institution. Aspirants should have passed all subjects during graduation.
  • Those aspirants who are pursuing a B. Tech or its equivalent / B. Pharm. courses shall be eligible for an entry into the relevant M. Tech./ M. Pharmacy/ Pharm.D (PB) courses provided they have completed the prescribed course and passed all subjects for the award of a degree.
  • Candidates with valid GPAT and GATE score are also eligible for admission.

AP PGECET 2022 Application Form

The application form for AP PGECET has been released in online mode only. Those who want to apply need to access the application form through the official website sche.ap.gov.in. The complete process of AP PGECET 2022 is explained below.

  • The first step of the application process is the payment of application fee. Interested candidates can either visit AP Online center to pay the fee or make an application fee payments online using a credit card, debit card, or internet banking.
  • Then, candidates have to check their application fee payment status. Please note that a payment ID will be generated only after the successful application fee payment.
  • After that, aspirants can access the main application form.
  • In the main application form, candidates will be asked to provide their accurate educational, personal, and contact details.
  • In addition to the details, aspirants have to upload scanned images of their passport size photograph and signature.
  • The details entered in the application form must be accurate. Otherwise, authorities can cancel your candidature.
  • It is recommended to take a printout of the application form submitted for future references.

Application Fee

The application fee for candidates of different categories is given below.

  • For SC/ ST: Rs. 500/-
  • For other candidates: Rs. 1000/-

Note: In addition to application fees, a processing charge of Rs. 29.50/- will also be applicable.

Mode of payment: The application fee can be paid in cash at AP Online center. Alternatively, candidates can also submit an application fee online using a credit card, debit card, or internet banking.

AP PGECET 2022 Exam Pattern

AP PGECET 2022 exam pattern has been shared below.

  • Mode of examination: Online (Computer-based Test)
  • Type of questions: Objective type multiple choice questions
  • Number of questions: 120
  • Language of questions: English
  • Maximum Marks: 120
  • Marking Pattern: Each question will carry 1 mark
  • Negative Marking: No applicable

AP PGECET 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus of AP PGECET 2022 is different for various subjects.

  • Bio Technology: Engineering Mathematics, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Process Biotechnology, Bioprocess Engineering, Plant and Animal Biotechnology, Characteristics of animal cells, Recombinant DNA Technology, Bioinformatics, etc.
  • Chemical Engineering (CH): Engineering Mathematics, Process Calculations and Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Operations, Heat Transfer, Mass Transfer, Chemical Reaction Engineering, Instrumentation and Process Control, Plant Design and Economics, Chemical Technology.
  • Computer Science and Information Technology (CS): Engineering Mathematics, Combinatorics, Graph Theory, Mathematical Logic, Digital Logic, Computer Organization and Architecture, Programming and Data Structures, Algorithms, Theory of Computation, Compiler Design, Operating System, Databases, Information Systems and Software Engineering, Computer Networks, etc.
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering (EC): Engineering Mathematics, Networks, Electronic Devices, Analog Circuits, Digital circuits, Signals and Systems, Control Systems, Communications, Electromagnetics, etc.
  • Electrical Engineering (EE): Engineering Mathematics, Electric Circuits and Fields, Signals and Systems, Electrical Machines, Power Systems, Control Systems, Electrical and Electronic Measurements, Analog and Digital Electronics, Power Electronics and Drives, etc.

AP PGECET 2022 Admit card

  • Once application form submission process gets completed, the exam conducting authority will release AP PGECET 2022 admit cards.
  • Admit cards or hall tickets will be made available online through the official website.
  • In order to download a hall ticket, candidates have to provide their registration number, date of birth, and exam paper for the entrance test.
  • The hall ticket is a very important document and no candidate will be allowed to take the exam without carrying a valid hall ticket at the examination centre.
  • It is advised to keep the hall ticket safe even after the exam as it will be required at the time of admission.

AP PGECET 2022 Answer key

  • Soon after the exam, the university will release AP PGECET preliminary answer keys.
  • By using answer keys, candidates may check and get a rough idea about the marks they are going to score in the entrance exam.
  • Candidates may also submit objections against preliminary answer keys if they are not satisfied with the same.
  • After considering all objections, the final answer keys will be released by the authority.
  • The result will be prepared on the basis of final answer keys.

AP PGECET 2022 Result

  • The result of AP PGECET 2022 examination will be published online through the official website only.
  • To check their result, candidates have to provide their registration number and PGECET hall ticket number.
  • Along with the result, the university will also release a rank card on the official website.
  • Please note that ranks will be allotted to candidates based on their performance in the entrance test.

Qualifying marks

  • The minimum qualifying marks for getting a rank in the AP PGECET 2022 examination is 25% i.e. 30 marks out of 120.
  • Please note that there are no minimum qualifying marks for SC/ ST candidates.
  • Candidates obtaining less than minimum qualifying marks as per their categories will not get any rank.

AP PGECET 2022 Counselling

  • Those shortlisted candidates who will clear the AP PGECET examination will be allowed to participate in the counselling process.
  • To participate in the counselling process, candidates have to register separately and pay the required counselling fee.
  • It is also compulsory to get documents verified during counselling.
  • At the time of counselling, candidates will be asked to provide their choice of course and college in which they want to study.
  • The allotment of seats will take place based on marks secured by candidates in the entrance exam and choice filled during counselling.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question – 1: Is the Aadhar number mandatory in order to apply for AP PGECET 2022?

Answer: Yes, having an Aadhar number is compulsory in order to apply for the AP PGECET 2022 examination.

Question – 2: What documents required at the time of counselling?

Answer: Candidates must ensure that they have the following documents during counselling.

  • AP PGECET 2022 Hall Ticket
  • AP PGECET Rank Card
  • 10th class or equivalent pass certificate
  • Intermediate or equivalent exam mark sheet and passing certificate
  • GATE/ GPAT Score Card
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • Income Certificate
  • SC/ ST/ OBC Certificate (if applicable)
  • Aadhar Card
  • PWD Certificate (If applicable)
  • Residence certificate of either of parents for a period of 10 years in A.P/Telangana excluding the period of their employment outside A.P/Telangana from M.R.O. for candidates who studied outside the state of AP/Telangana
  • Degree Certificate or provisional of the qualifying exam

Question – 3: In which cities the examination will take place?

Answer: It is expected that the AP PGECET 2022 examination will be held in the following cities – Anantapur, Bhimavaram, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajamahendravaram, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, and Vizianagaram

Question – 4: When will the application form for AP PGECET 2022 will release?

Answer: It is being notified that the application form for AP PGECET has been released on 11th May 2022.

Question – 5: Will I get the hall ticket by post at my address?

Answer: No, hall tickets will be made available for download on the official website only.

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