Osmania University to conduct PGECET 2014 for admission to PG courses in Andhra Universities

Applications are invited from eligible candidates to apply to the Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (PGECET) 2014 to be held from 26 - 29 May, 2014

PGECET is a common entrance test conducted for admission into post graduate courses in Engineering (M.E./M.Tech), Architecture (M.Arch), Pharmacy (M.Pharm) and graduate level Pharm-D. The examination for the year 2014-2015 will be conducted by University College of Engineering, Osmania University for Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). Osmania University is one of the oldest universities in India and well known for its academic excellence. It has been ranked as one of the top universities in India according to India Today.

You may check out the list of colleges/ universities that accept PGECET 2014 scores for admission to their PG courses on our PGECET 2014 Colleges page. Please note that preference will be given first to GATE qualified candidates for admission to these PG courses. The rest of the vacant seats would be filled according to the ranks obtained in PGECET 2014.


PGECET is for admission to different subject streams - M.E. or M.Tech in Aerospace Engineering, Architecture (M.Arch) and planning, bio-medical Engineering, Bio-technology, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science & Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Environment management, Food Technology, Geo Engineering & Geo Informatics, Instrumentation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgy, Nano-Technology and Pharmacy (M.Pharm).

Important Dates

Online submission of applications starts from: 5 March, 2014
Last date to apply online: 20 April, 2014
Hall tickets available for downloads from:12 - 24 May, 2014
Examination dates: 26 - 29 May, 2014

For complete schedule, visit the PGECET 2014 exam dates page.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have an aggregate of 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST/PH) in the qualifying examination i.e. Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Pharmacy, as the case may be.
  • Candidates should be Indian Nationals. They should either be domiciled or belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh. The criteria for same are laid down in the regulations of admission.

For detailed information, please visit the PGECET 2014 eligibility criteria page.

Exam pattern and syllabus

The examination will consist of 120 questions, each carrying one mark. Test will be for two hours. The test paper will follow multiple choice questions pattern. Visit the PGECET 2014 exam pattern page for details.

The syllabus for test of various post graduate courses is available at PGECET 2014 syllabus page.

The examination will be held in two sessions i.e. morning and afternoon session.

Exam centres

The test will be held only in state of Andhra Pradesh with regional centres in Hyderabad, Vishakhapatnam, Tirupathi, Warangal, Guntur, Anantapur. Get further details on the PGECET 2014 exam centres page.

Application procedure

Candidates can apply only through online mode. The application fee for the test is Rs.500 for candidates belonging to general category and Rs. 250 in case of those belonging to reserved category.

Candidates are advised to visit the PGECET 2014 application process page for more information on the process.

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