Entrance Exams Engineering & Technology

Andhra Pradesh Post-Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test(APSCHE - PGECET)

Information

Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (PGECET) is a AP State Level Common Entrance Test for admission into Regular PG Courses in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Pharmacy and Planning (ME / M.Tech./M.Pharmacy / M.Arch / M. Tech. / M. Plg./Graduate level Pharm-D (Post Baccalaureate) courses for the academic year 2012-2013 conducted by University College of Engineering, Osmania University on behalf of A.P. State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), a statutory Body of the Government of A.P., Hyderabad.
The main objective of PGECET-2012 is to identify at the state level, meritorious and motivated candidates for admission to Post Graduate programmes in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, Pharmacy, Graduate level Pharm-D (PB) and Planning, also to serve as bench mark for normalization of the Under Graduate Engineering education in the State.

Important dates and Eligibility

Eligibility

Eligibility
Candidate should have passed or appeared for the final year of B.E./ B.Tech./ AMIE/ B.Pharmacy/ B. Arch./ B. Planning or equivalent examination for seeking admission into relevant PG courses and its Specializations/ Graduate level Pharm-D (PB) courses. For details see the Annexure in the information provided in www.osmania.ac.in and www.appgecet.org
Note:
(1) The vacant seats in PG courses, if any, after admitting GATE/GPAT qualified candidates will be filled with the candidates based on the Rank secured in the PGECET-2012 Entrance test.
(2) Separate notification will be issued shortly for admission to PG courses in Engineering for GATE/GPAT Qualified candidates. However, such candidates may also appear for PGECET in case they wish to seek admission in other interested specializations.
(3) GPAT qualified candidates are eligible for admission into M. Pharmacy courses only.
(4) PGECET qualified candidates only are eligible for admission into Graduate level Pharm-D (PB) course.
(5) As per the latest AICTE approval process Hand Book 2011-2012 eligibility criterion for admission to Engineering and Pharmacy courses is 50% marks in group subjects taken together in the qualifying examination (45% for reserved category). However candidates shall fulfill the eligibility criteria laid down in the relevant GOs at the time of admission.

Application Fee and Mode of Payment

The application/ registration fee for each test paper is Rs. 500/- ( Rs 250/- in case of SC/ST)

Details

Application Procedure
PG Professional Programs:
(1) The A.P. State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad will be issuing a separate notification for admission as per the admission policy for PG professional courses.
(2) Preference will be given to GATE qualified candidates in admissions to various PG professional programmes in the Institutions / Colleges of the State of Andhra Pradesh and only after exhausting GATE qualified candidates, the remaining vacant seats to be filled with those candidates who have secured ranks in the PGECET-2012 as per Merit Order*.
(3) As per the latest AICTE approval process Hand Book eligibility criterion for admission to Engineering and Pharmacy courses is 50% marks in group subjects taken together in the qualifying examination (45% for reserved category). However candidates shall fulfill the eligibility criteria laid down in the relevant GOs at the time of admissions.
(4) All PG programmes of Part Time / SSS / Sponsored courses shall not come under the purview of this test (PGECET-2012)
Graduate Level Pharm-D (PB) course: Please note that this is a Graduate level 3-year program (UG) in Pharmacy with B.Pharmacy as entry qualification approved by Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi. Candidates qualified in PGECET - 2012 only will be eligible for admission into the course on the basis of merit.

Test Scheme
PGECET Entrance test-2012 is conducted in the following test papers as per the specializations under the three categories given below:
(1) 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.
(2) The examination will be held from 10.00 am to 12.00 am and 2.00pm to 4.00 pm as per the Time Table given in this Information Booklet.
(3) The Question Papers will be in English only.
Category!: Conventional Courses

Code Test Paper
AR
Architecture and Planning
AS
Aerospace Engineering
BT
Bio Technology
CE
Civil Engineering
CH
Chemical Engineering
CS
Computer Science & Information Technology
EC
Electronics & Communication Engineering
EE
Electrical Engineering
EI
Instrumentation Engineering
ME
Mechanical Engineering
MT
Metallurgy
Code
Test Paper
BM
Bio Medical Engineering
EM
Environmental Management
GG
Geo Engineering & Geo Informatics
NT
Nano Technology
Category3: Inter disciplinary Courses
No separate test is conducted for this category, multiple disciplines with multiple test papers are eligible and admission is based on relative ranking (percentile score) of eligible PGECET test papers.

Examination Schedule
Date 10:00AM to 12:00 Noon 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
08.06.2012
Environmental Management (EM) / Architecture & Planning (AR) Computer Science & Information Technology (CS)
09.06.2012 Electronics & Communication (EC) / Bio-Tech (BT) / Aerospace (AS) Civil (CE) / Mechanical (ME) / Electrical (EE)
10.06.2012 Instrumentation (EI) / Metallurgy (MT) Nano Technology (NT)
11.06.2012 Geo Engineering & Geo Informatics (GG)/ Bio-Medical (BM) Pharmacy (PY)/ Chemical (CH)

Important Dates

Issue of Notification in News Paper 12.03.2012
Date of commencement of submission of online applications 14.03.2012
Last date for Submission & Registration of Online Application form without late fee 23.04.2012
Last date for Submission & Registration of Online Application with late fee of Rs500/- 05.05.2012
Last date for Submission & Registration of Online Application with late fee of Rs2000/- 14.05.2012
Downloading of Hall Tickets from the website www.appgecet.org 21.05.2012 to 05.06.2012
Dates of Entrance Test 08.06.2012 to 11.06.2012

Test Centers

Zone1: Hyderabad
1. JNTU College of Engineering, Kukatpally, Hyderabad
2. University College of Engineering (A), Osmania University, Hyderabad-500007
Zone 2: Warangal
1. University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kakatiya University, Warangal
Zone3: Tirupati
1. Sri Venkateswara University College o f Engineering, Tirupati
Zone 4: Ananthapur
1. JNTU, College of Engineering, Ananthapur
Zone5: Visakhapatnam
1. Andhra University College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam
Zone 6: Guntur
1. College of Engineering, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur.

Curriculum

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