AP PGECET 2023 | Notification, Apply Online, Exam dates

AP PGECET 2023, PGECET Exam 2023 :  Exam date, Notification, Eligibility, Fee, Payment Procedure, How to Apply-Online Application, Important dates, Last date for-Application form, Selection process, Apply Online, Test centers  and Other details given below

Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test- AP PGECET Exam 2023 will be AP PGECET 2023organized by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on behalf of Andhra State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), for who are looking for the admissions into First year of Post Graduation in Engineering / Technology / Pharmacy (ME/M.Tech/M.Pharmacy) and Graduate level Pharm-D (Post Baccalaureate) offered at Universities and affiliated professional colleges across the state of AP for the academic session 2023-2024. Eligible candidates may apply entrance test through online Application form only through the official website on or before last date.

AP PGECET  2023 Details

Category PG Entrance
Level of Exam State
Examination Name APPGECET 2023
Conducting Authority Andhra University,Visakhapatnam
Issue of Notice February-2023
Qualification Graduation or its equivalent 
Examination conducted on May-2023
Official Website http://sche.ap.gov.in/PGECET

AP PGECET  Notification 2023

PGECET is state level engineering entrance exam for access to M.E / M.Tech / M.Pharm / Pharm.D(PB) Post graduate professional courses who passed Bachelor Degree or its equivalent examination. Generally AU issue of AP PGECET 2023 Notification in the Month of March and online exam will conducted in May. GATE / GPAT qualified candidates do not need to appear for this test as they will be given admission on the basis of their rank, have to apply separately. so eligible candidates may apply entrance test through online Application form only through the official website on or before last date.

Eligibility Criteria for AP PGECET 2023

Nationality and Domicile 

1. Candidate should be of Indian Nationality.

2. Candidate should be belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh and should satisfy local / non-local status requirements as laid down in the AP educational Institutions or 1974 as subsequently amended

3. Candidate should satisfy Local / Non-Local status requirements as per AP GO MS No 153.   

Educational Qualifications

1. Engineering : Candidates should have passed Graduation in Engineering / Technology from recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks and 45% marks for reserved candidates or equivalent grade.

2. Pharmacy : Candidates should have passed Graduation in Pharmacy from recognized University with a minimum of 55% marks and 50% marks for reserved candidates or equivalent grade.

3. Graduate Level Pharm-D (PB) : Graduate level 3-year program (UG) in pharmacy with B.Pharmacy as entry qualification approved by pharmacy council of India,New Delhi.

4. Candidates should have passed M.Sc / M.A / M.C.A Master Degree in any branch of Science / Mathematics / Statistics / Computer applications and Dual degree courses with at least 50% marks (45% marks for reserved category) in the qualifying examination.

5. Candidates who are appearing  / appeared for the qualifying examinations are also eligible to apply for the entrance test. Candidates should be required to produce marks list and pass certificate at the time of admission.

6.The qualifying degree (professional courses) obtained under distance mode must have AICTE / DEC approval.

7. Before applying for entrance exam the candidate verify the eligibility for various universities to write a particular test and seek admission into the relate course. Eligibility criteria fixed for each course in given official website.

Age Limit 

There is no age restriction for appearing for PGECET (Self financing). However maximum eligible age for obtaining a Fee Reimbursement in respect of SC / ST and BC 34 Years and in respect of EBC / Minorities / Disabled is 30 Years

Application Fee and Payment

1. The registration fee for General / OBC Category : Rs 1000 /-  and SC / ST : Rs 500/-

2. The fee may be paid at any AP Online Centers and also through Payment Gateway (Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking).

 AP PGECET Exam dates 2023

Activity Date
Starting Date for Fee Payment and Submission of Online Application March-2023
Last Date for Fee Payment and Submission of Online Application without late fee April-2023
Last Date for Fee Payment and Submission of Application with late fee of Rs 500/- April-2023
Last Date for Fee Payment and Submission of Application with late fee of Rs 2000/- May-2023
Last Date for Fee Payment and Submission of Application with late fee of Rs 5000/- May-2023
Last Date for Fee Payment and Submission of Application with late fee of Rs 10000/- May-2023
Correction of Online application April-2023
Downloading of Hall tickets May-2023
Date and Time of Examination May-2023
Declaration of Answer Key May-2023
Declaration of Results May-2023
Rank card Availability June-2023
Counselling Starts June-2023

How to Apply- AP PGECET  Application form 2023

The organizing authority will be released the AP PGECET Online Application 2023 in the month of February so candidates after satisfying the eligibility criteria , can apply  online mode only from official website on or before last date. The registration process will be held

Step-1 :  Fee Payment 

Step-2 :  Fill  Application (Only After Fee payment) 

 Step-3 : Print Application form (Only after  submitting Application)

Step-4 : Payment status

In the 1st phase the aspirants are required to pay the application fee in Offline / Online, while in the second phase, the candidates can fill the online application and submit it. filled in application will be generated which contains  Registration Number along with filled in details, candidate shall  take printout of the application and store it for future reference, step by step process given below

1. Logging to the Official website, the link for which is  https://sche.ap.gov.in

2. After new page appear on the screen, select and click on the “AP PGECET” tab

3. Then download the online application instructions, read  all the instructions before filling the AP PGECET 2024 Online application.

4. After reading the instructions, Select and click the “Fee Payment” tab

5. After clicking the fee payment tab, fee payment webpage will be you, fill the following mandatory details, Qualifying examination Hall ticket No, Candidate Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, Alternative Mobile number,E-Mail Id, Stream,Fee Amount

6. After click on “Initiate Payment Button” , the page redirected to Bank payment gateway, fill the require details and click on the “Make Payment” link.

7. The page redirected to Bank Payment Gateway Screen , select and Debit / Credit card card button, fill the required details, after click on “Pay” button.

8. The confirmation of successful payment of registration fee is shown with the “Transaction is Successful” and displayed “Transaction Id”.

9. Then Click on the encircled button ” Proceed Fill Application”, the page displayed to the Online Application.

10. Fill the following mandatory details, Personnel details, study details up to 12th Class, Details of entrance test, Address…etc.   

11. After completion details entry , upload Photo and Signature, if all furnished then the screen will change to the next page after the “Submit” button is clicked.

12. After clicking the submit button, candidate can view the filled in application and take print which is use full for further correspondence. 

The following information must be kept ready for filling the details during AP PGECET Online Application form 2023.

1.Hall ticket Number of the Qualifying Examination

Marks Memo / Hall ticket Number of Qualifying Examination

2. Date of Birth

Birth certificate / SSC or Equivalent certificate

3. Hall ticket No.of SSC or Equivalent

Examination certificate SSC-or Equivalent certificate

4. Local status (OU / AU / AU / Non local)

The local candidate certificate issued by MRO or Competent authority

5. Income of Parents (Income is less than Rs 2.0 lakhs or more than Rs 2.0 lakhs)

The income certificate issued by competent authority

6. Category (SC, ST, BC……etc)

The certificate is issued by competent authority

7. Recent passport size digital color photograph (Size , 40 KB ) signature (Size < 20 KB)

8. Examination center to which candidate wishes to appear exam.

Regional Centers

01 Ananthapur 02 Amalapuram
03 Bhimavaram 04 Chittor
05 Guntur 06 Kadapa
07 Kakinada 08 Kuppum
09 Kurnool 10 Nellore
11 Ongole 12 Rajamahendravaram (RJY)
13 Srikakulam 14 Thirupathi
15 Vijyawada 17  Vizianagaram
16 Visakhapatnam

Selection Procedure

1. Based on the merit in the entrance test

2. Admission into any college depends on its Recognition / Affiliation by the statutory Bodies and Option of the college exercised in counseling.

3. Rule of Reservation

4. Admission to 85% of seats shall be reserved for the local candidates and 15 % of the seats shall be left unreserved as specified in the AP Educational Institutions order 1974 as amended. 

Qualifying Marks PGECET 2023

Qualifying cutoff mark in the entrance test is 25% (50 marks out of total 200 marks). However for candidate belonging to SC / ST no qualifying percentage marks  is prescribed.

AP PGECET Hall tickets 2023 : Click Here 

The organizing authority will provide facility of downloading online admit cards of entrance exam on the official website tentatively from 2nd week of March. The admit card bear the candidate roll number, name, father name, category, sub-category, photograph, signature, date of birth, language of question paper with name and address of of examination centre allotted , candidate should carefully examine all the entry’s. Hall ticket will not sent by post.

AP PGECET Answer Key  2023 : Click Here

The authority will publish the answer key of the test in the official website. Candidate can calculate their marks in entrance test, after knowing the total number of answers correctly marked by them, with the help of key. If any candidate has complaints regarding the key  questions the same shall be submitted to organizing authority in writing a along with supporting documents being challenges before date of result.

AP PGECET Result 2023 : Click Here

The authority of PGECET will conduct the entrance examination. evaluate the answer sheets and likely to declare the result by the last week of May and same will hosted on the website. There will be combined merit list along the category-wise merit list for all the candidates participating in the said examination. All the candidates appeared for the entrance test will awarded test wise rank as per marks secured in the test appeared.

AP PGECET Counselling 2023 : Click Here

The counselling schedule score wise along with venue will be notifies by the organizing authority after declaration of result, of the entrance test. There will be web based counselling system to allot the available seat in various colleges. The qualified candidates have to attend certification in any one of the designated help line centers as per the schedule. The details of ranks distributed help line centre wise for certificate verification and all other important information is placed on the website. No separate call letters sent to qualified candidates for attending the counselling. All candidates appearing AP PGECET 2023 examination must remain in touch with the website.

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Q1. What is the date of AP PGECET Exam 2023?

Ans : The exam will be conducted on May-2023

Q2. When will be released the notification?

Ans : Its will be released soon

Q3. How to apply for AP PGECET ?

Ans: Candidates can apply for AP PGECET 2023 from the official link provided in the PGECET 2023 page or visit the AP PGECET 2023 official website

Q4. What is the Last Date of Apply Online for AP PGECET 2023?

Ans : Last Date for Filling & Submission of Online Application Will be Announced soon

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