TS PGECET 2018 Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus

Last Updated - February 13 2018

TS PGECET, Telangana State PG Engineering Common Entrance Test, is organized by the University College of Engineering, Osmania University once in every year, on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE). Every year, TS PGECET is organized in the month of May.

  • TS PGECET is an online computer based exam with 120 objective type multiple choice questions.
  • Admit cards will be available from the third week of May 2018.
  • One mark is honored for each accurate response and there is no provision for negative marking.
  • The entrance test will be held anywhere between last week of May 2018.
  • Results will be declared by mid-June 2018 and admission procedure will tentatively start by September 2018
  • The last date to submit application form will be in April/May 2018.
  • Candidates are given 2 hours’ time is given for its completion.
  • TS PGECET 2018 Application Form will be available online in the third week of March 2018.

Highlights Table of TS PGECET 2018

Date of TS PGECET exam May-June 2018
Organizing BodyUniversity College of Engineering, Osmania University on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE)
Method of TS PGECET Online Computer Based
Medium of TS PGECET English
Period of TS PGECET 2 hours
Type and Number of QuestionsObjective Type Multiple Choice Question, 120 Questions
Number of Seats40,000
SectionsSeparate sections for various branches. The course and their codes are given below:
AS - Aerospace Engineering
BT - Bio-Technology
CE - Civil Engineering
CH - Chemical Engineering
CS - Computer Science and Information Technology
EC - Electronics and Communication Engineering
EE - Electrical Engineering
EI - Instrumentation Engineering
ME - Mechanical Engineering
MT - Metallurgy
PY - Pharmacy
GG - Geo-Engineering and Geo-Informatics
NT - Nano Technology
FT - Food Technology

TS PGECET 2018 Tentative Exam Dates

TS PGECET 2018 exam notifications will be announced by Telangana State Council of Higher Education in the month of March, in which the students required to download the Application form, fill in all the details, submit the form along with exam fees. The entrance exam will tentatively take place in last week of May 2018.

Availability of application formThird week of March 2018
Submission of Application Form without late feeApril 2018
Submission of Form with late fees (INR 500)Last week of April 2018
Submission of form with late fee (INR 2000)Second week of May 2018
Submission of form with late fee (INR 5000)Third week of May 2018
Submission of form with a late fee (INR 10,000)Last week of May 2018
Last date for Application CorrectionApril or May 2018
Downloading of Admit cardThird week of May 2018 onwards
Dates of ExaminationFourth week of May 2018
Result DeclarationLast week of June 2018
TS PGECET Counseling DateLast week of August 2018
AdmissionsSeptember 2018

Eligibility Criteria for TS PGECET 2018

To sit for TS PGECET 2018, all aspiring aspirants should fulfill the following eligibility criteria:

  • Domicile: Candidates should belong to the state of Telangana. They should have the domicile certificate of the state.
  • Non Indian aspirants: The aspirants which are not of Indian National should fulfill the rules of the universities related.
  • Age limit: There is no age limit for appearing for PGECET 2018 for the self-financed students. However, if the aspirants seeking a  Fee Reimbursement, then the maximum applicable age for SC/ ST and BC is 34 Years and for Minorities /Disabled/EBC the age limit is 30 years
  • Local/non-local status: The local/non-local status of the aspirants must be satisfied as per the admission requirements.
  • Educational qualification: The aspirant should be a graduate in engineering/architecture/pharmacy (B.Tech/BE/BArch/ B.Pharm) with 50% aggregate marks for general category and 45% for SCs, STs.
  • Nationality: All aspirants should be of Indian National

Note: Aspirants qualifying GATE will have to apply separately. They are applicable for direct admissions.

TS PGECET Application Form 2018

There are two phases in the filling up of the admission forms online. Follow these steps cautiously to apply for TS PGECET 2018 entrance test:

First Phase

  • The aspirants will receive the Registration number and transaction ID via an SMS on their registered mobile phone and via an email on their registered email id.
  • Register on the site http://pgecet.tsche.ac.in/ or www.osmania.ac.in.
  • On receipt of the registration fees, you will receive a transaction ID.
  • Pay the registration fee or application fee. This can be done via TS online centers or via a debit/ credit card.

Second Phase

  • Follow the instructions given and fill all the details in the Admission form.
  • This comprise necessary details such as
  • Use the "Transaction ID" to log on to http://pgecet.tsche.ac.in/ or www.osmania.ac.in.
  1. Name
  2. Place of Birth
  3. Parents Income
  4. Academic Qualifications
  5. Home Address
  6. Subjects

Third Phase

  • Scanned image of photo and signature are also requireded to be uploaded.
  • It is recommended for aspirants to take a print out of the filled in application form for further reference.
  • Once all the details are filled, submit the Application Form.

TS PGECET 2018 Application Fee

The application fee has to be paid at the time of registration itself. The registration fee of TS PGECET is INR 800 (for General category) and INR 400 (for SC, ST category).

  • Depending on the dates of submission of the forms, the application fee varies.
  • In case a student seekings to sit for more than one test, separate registration fee has to be paid.
  • The registration fee requireds to be paid online via payment gateway (Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking).
  • TS PGECET also has the provision of submission of forms with late fee payment.

TS PGECET Hall Ticket 2018

TS PGECET 2018 Hall Ticket is available from the official website. The Admit card has information such as

  • Roll Number
  • Day and Date of exam
  • Aspirant's Name
  • Details of exam centre
  • Timings

You required to carry the Admit card on the day of the exam, without which you are not applicable to sit in the exam. The steps to download the hall ticket are as follows:

  • Click on Submit button.
  • Log on to the site with your registration number
  • Enter Application number and other details cautiously
  • Click on Download Admit Card for PGECET Entrance Test
  • TS PGECET Hall Ticket will be displayed on the screen
  • Download it and take a printout of the admit card

Exam Center for TS PGECET 2018

Since 2015, there are only two regional centers for TS PGECET. TS PGECET 2018 will be organizeed in the following two regions.

  • Warangal
  • Hyderabad

Exam Format for TS PGECET 2018

TS PGECET is an online method of exam, the details of which are given below:

  • All questions will be of Objective Type
  • Total exam period is 2 hours
  • There is no negative marking
  • There are altogether 120 questions
  • Computer based test
  • Exam is held twice in a day from 10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon and 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM for various subjects
  • Medium of paper will be English only
  • One mark is given for each accurate response
  • For 2018 admission year, TS PGECET will be organizeed for 16 (+/-) Post Graduate engineering branches

TS PGECET 2018 Exam format highlights table

Method of ExaminationOnline
Number of Questions120
Maximum Marks120
Period of Exam2 hours
Sections in PaperOne section concerned to the subject specialization chosen

Syllabus for TS PGECET 2018

Check out in this table, the syllabus for various subjects that you are planning to sit for in TS PGECET 2018 exam. For more details of the syllabus, kindly visit the official website

SubjectSubject CodeSyllabus
Electronics and Communication EngineeringECDigital Electronics
Analog Electronics
Electrical and Electronic Measurements
Analytical, Optical Instrumentation
Signals Systems, and Communications
Measurement and Industrial Instrumentation
Aerospace EngineeringASFlight Mechanics
Airplane performance
Static stability
Dynamic stability
Space Dynamics
Basic Fluid Mechanics
Viscous Flows
Compressible Flows
Wind Tunnel Testing
Stress and Strain
Flight Vehicle Structures
Turbo Machinery
Nonrotating propulsion components
Chemical EngineeringCHAtoms and Molecules
Reaction Dynamics
Spectroscopic Techniques
Organic Reactions
Transition Metal Chemistry
Computer Science and Information TechnologyCSData Communication and Network Technologies
Internet Technology and Web Design
Advanced Algorithms
Basics of OS, Unix and Shell Programming
Operating Systems
Information Storage and Management
Mechanical EngineeringMEEngineering Materials
Metal Casting
Machining and Machine Tool Operations
Metrology and Inspection
Computer Integrated Manufacturing
Inventory Control
Operations Research
Nano TechnologyNTEngineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials
Fluid Mechanics and Heat transfer
Elements of Material Science
Advanced Material science
Molecular Biology and Genetics Procedure
Bioprocedure Engineering
Plant and Animal Biotechnology
Characteristics of animal cells
Recombinant DNA Technology
Civil EngineeringCEStructural Analysis
Engineering Materials and Constructions
Transport Phenomenon
Engineering Economy and Management
Elementary Engineering
Energy Conversion
Transportation Engineering
Electrical EngineeringEENetwork Theory Estimation and costing Power Systems
Power Electronics and Drives
AC Fundamentals
Electrical Machines
Analog and Digital Electronics
Magnetic Circuit
Basic Electrical Engineering
Concepts Basic Electronics
Food TechnologyChemistry and Nutrition Microbiology
Food Technology
Quality and Standards Food Engineering
PharmacyPharmacognosy and Phyto chemistry
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Inorganic pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceutics Pharmacology
Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance

Preference Books for TS PGECET 2018

Some famous preparation or reference books are given below:

Name of the BookPublisher/Author
All India Telengana State Postgraduate Common Entrance Test (TS PGCET) Books 2017S. Raju
GATE and PGECET for Computer Science and Information Technology PaperbackRamaiah K. Dasaradh
Handbook of Computer Science & ITSurbhi Mitra
PGECET (Mechanical Engineering) For AP & TS 2018 (Common To All) Competitive ExamsSIA Publishers & Distributors Pvt Ltd
Chapterwise Earlier Years' Solved Papers 2016-2000 GATE Metallurgical EngineeringSK Goyal
Chapterwise GATE Chemistry Solved Papers (2016-2000)Sanjay Saxena, Preeti Gupta
A Handbook for Civil EngineeringME Team

TS PGECET Result 2018

Telangana State Council for Higher Education (TSCHE) will tentatively declare the results and rank cards of the aspirants for TS PGECET in June. Aspirants can check their result online on the official website-pgecet.tsche.ac.in

Steps to download/view the scorecard

  • Enter your Registration number and other need details
  • Visit the site pgecet.tsche.ac.in
  • You are redirected to a new Page
  • Click on the Results Button for TS Post Graduate ECET
  • Next download the rank card which is in pdf form
  • In the Home Page, search for the Results Section
  • Your rank and marks are displayed

Response Key for TS PGECET 2018

Before the declaration of final results and scorecard, TSCHE will announce the Response Key first. The Response key offers the responses to the questions as given in the PGECET 2018 exam. The Response Key will help the aspirant to get a fair idea of his or her performance.

Cut Off for TS PGECET 2018

Cut Off is also displayed on the official website by TSCHE which help the aspiring aspirant to assume his result in the entrance exam and also to know the qualifying marks according to the Osmania University Judgement. Usually, the cut off marks are offerd immediately after the Exam Clears.

The following factors will be considered under TS PGECET Cut Off Marks 2018, based on the earlier year information.

  • For reserved category students, there will be no at least marks and the total score can come under 30.
  • According to the various disciplinees, the ranks will be decided
  • General category students required to secure the at least cut off marks of 25% (30 marks) in TS PGECET 2018.

Counseling Procedure of TS PGECET 2018

The counselling procedure will start after the results are declared. Most likely, for TS PGECET 2018, the counselling will start from last week of August 2018. Counselling session will help you to get a better idea of your course and future prospects, along with college details, faculty, and placements. It will be organizeed by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH) on behalf of TSCHE.

Note: Counseling sessions are organizeed minimum three times. Aspirants who do not get allotted seats in the first session can apply for counselling in the second and third session. The number of sessions depends on the number of aspirants applying for the counselling session.

TS PGECET 2018 Document Need for Verification

The counselling session requires the following documents for verification

  • Caste Certificate for reserved categories
  • Original Aadhar Card or Residence certificate
  • Domicile (Law) certificate of parents
  • Original class 10 marks
  • Graduation Certificate
  • TS PGECET 2018 Rank Card/ Scorecard
  • Income Certificate

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