Telangana State Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (TS PGECET)


TS PGECET 2017TS PGECET 2017: Telangana State Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (TS PGECET) 2017 will be conducted by Osmania University, Hyderabad from May 29 onwards, on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE), a statutory body of the Government of Telangana, Hyderabad, for admissions into regular PG courses in Engineering, Technology and Architecture (ME/M.Tech./M.Arch) offered across institutions/colleges in the State of Telangana. The entrance examination will be held till June 1, 2017. Candidates, who are qualified in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), will be given preference during seat allotment procedure, and they will not be required to appear for TS PGECET 2017. However, they will be required to fill the application form in order to be considered eligible for PG engineering admissions. TS PGECET 2017 Application Form is available in online mode from March 17, onwards.  After the seats are filled with GATE qualified candidates, the remaining vacant seats will be filled as per merit order by those, who have secured ranks in TS PGECET. Aspirants can check complete details of TS PGECET 2017 including important dates, participating institutes, eligibility criteria, application form, and more on this page.

Latest: TS PGECET Application Form 2017 is available now.


Exam Name: Telangana State Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test


Conducted by: Osmania University, Hyderabad on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE)


About TS PGECET: Osmania University, Hyderabad conducts TS PGECET for offering admissions into regular postgraduate programmes in Engineering, Technology and Architecture offered across the colleges of Telangana State. Candidates, who have qualified in GATE, need not appear for TS PGECET, but are required to fill application form separately. 


TS PGECET Important Dates 2017


Aspirants can check tentative Important Dates of TS PGECET 2017 below-





Issue of notification

March 15, 2017


Commencement of online applications

March 17, 2017


Last date for submitting online applications

May 1, 2017


Downloading hall ticket

May 24 to 28, 2017


Examination dates

May 29 to June 1, 2017


Result declaration

3rd week of June 2017


Rank card availability

4th week of June 2017


TS PGECET Eligibility Criteria 2017

  • Aspirants must be residents of Telangana State. It is mandatory for them to meet the domicile requirements to be eligible.

  • Interested students must have passed B.E./B.Tech./AMIE from a recognized institute/university with an aggregate minimum of 50% (45% for candidates belonging to SC/ST category).

  • Those having distance education degree are eligible if it is recognized and has approval from AICTE/DEC.

  • Qualified candidates of GATE are required to apply separately as they are exempted from TS PGECET 2017. 

TS PGECET Application Form 2017


Fees: Rs.800 (Rs.400 for SC/ST)


Note: Candidates wishing to appear for more than one paper have to pay separate registration fee for each test.


Payment modes:

  • Cash at any AP/TS online centre

  • Online via credit/debit card

How to apply for TS PGECET 2017?

  • Candidates are required to enter their name, father’s name, date of birth, class X hall admit card number, month & year of passing, mobile number and papers appearing for.

  • Payment source, transaction ID and other details for logging in must be entered, and TS PGECET 2017 Application Form must be filled. 

  • Candidates are required to enter academic details and upload photograph eningwith a file size not exceeding 40 KB.

  • A unique registration number will be issued after successful submission of the form.

  • Applicants will also receive an SMS with registration number and transaction ID on their registered mobile numbers.

  • No certificates shall be uploaded at the time of filling TS PGECET Application Form 2017.

TS PGECET 2017 Application Form for GATE candidates 

Fees: Rs.800 (Rs.400 for SC/ST)

Payment modes:

  • Cash at AP Online centres

  • Online Payment through Debit/Credit card

How to apply?

GATE candidates need to apply in the same manner as TS PGECET 2017 candidates. For future reference, they must print the application form after submitting it.


TS PGECET Exam Centres 2017


TS PGECET 2017 Exam Centres are the cities where the entrance exam will be conducted in the month of May. These will fall under two regional centres- Hyderabad and Warangal. TSCHE reserves the right to cancel any of the exam centres if there are insufficient candidates, or for any unforeseen circumstances. The final allotted TS PGECET 2017 exam centre will be printed on hall ticket, which has to be downloaded by candidates before the last date.


TS PGECET Hall Ticket 2017

  • TS PGECET 2017 Hall Ticket will be available for download from May 24 to 28. Applicants are required to enter their registration number and select the test paper that they have chosen in the application form for downloading TS PGECET Hall Ticket 2017. Both the entries should match with the application form for proceeding further.

  • Candidates must ensure that the details and photograph printed on the Hall Ticket of TS PGECET 2017 are correct.

  • Candidates must carry its printout to the exam centre for appearing in the entrance exam. Those without it will not be allowed to appear for the test.

  • The hall ticket must be kept safe by them for verification during counselling and admission. 

How to prepare for TS PGECET 2017?


TS PGECET Syllabus 2017


Osmania University will provide TS PGECET 2017 Syllabus for following 17 disciplines-


TS PGECET 2017 Test Papers with Codes


TS PGECET Exam Pattern 2017


Important details of TS PGECET 2017 Exam Pattern can be checked below-

  • TS PGECET 2017 will be conducted by Osmania University in offline mode, i.e. paper based test. Candidates have to mark their responses in OMR sheet.

  • Question Paper of TS PGECET 2017 will comprise a total of 120 questions in each paper of two hours duration, carrying a maximum of 120 marks. There will not be negative marking for incorrect responses.

  • TS PGECET 2017 will have objective type with multiple choice questions (MCQs). 

TS PGECET Answer Key 2017


TS PGECET Answer Keys 2017 for all disciplines will be provided by Osmania University for download in second week of June. It will comprise the correct answers to all the questions asked in the state level entrance exam. By tallying their answers with the official Answer Key of TS PGECET 2017, candidates can estimate their probable score.


TS PGECET Result 2017


Osmania University, Hyderabad will announce TS PGECET 2017 Result in third week of June tentatively. Candidates, who have appeared in the entrance test, can check their secured marks and rank by them by logging in using their hall ticket number. TS PGECET 2017 Rank Card will be available after declaration of the result, tentatively in fourth week of June. 


TS PGECET Rank Card 2017


TS PGECET 2017 Rank Card will be available for download from fourth week of June onwards. Osmania University will provide the facility for downloading Rank Card of TS PGECET 2017 after declaration of result. The rank card will display details of candidates’ result, and it will have to be submitted for counselling and M.Tech admission procedure.


TS PGECET Cutoff 2017


Candidates appearing in the entrance exam are required to obtain more than TS PGECET 2017 Cutoff to be considered eligible for postgraduate engineering admissions. Osmania University has announced that candidates are required to score 25% of the total marks, i.e. 30 marks out of 120, to be eligible for M.Tech admissions. These candidates will also be able to download their rank card. 


Important: The qualifying Cutoff for TS PGECET 2017 is different from TS PGECET 2017 Cutoff Marks used for admissions.


TS PGECET Counselling 2017


TS PGECET 2017 Counselling will commence from third week of July onwards by Osmania University, Hyderabad. Candidates will be required to get their documents verified at the help centres and pay counselling fee before exercising their web options as per the given schedule. TS PGECET 2017 Counselling will be done on the basis of candidates’ performance in either TS PGECET 2017 or GATE. Separate counselling procedure will be held for candidates belonging to both channels. Seats will be allocated to them based on their merit ranks.


Programmes Offered

The University will offer postgraduate engineering programmes in following branches-

  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Architecture and Planning

  • Bio- Medical Engineering

  • Bio Technology

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Computer Science & Information Technology

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Electronics & Communication Engineering

  • Environmental Management

  • Food Technology

  • Geo Engineering & Geo Informatics

  • Instrumentation Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Metallurgy

  • Nano Technology

  • Pharmacy

  • Textile Technology

TS PGECET Participating Institutes 2017


Qualified candidates of TS PGECET will be given admissions in postgraduate engineering programmes across five colleges. List of TS PGECET Participating Institutes 2017 includes following-

TS PGECET 2017 Contact Details



IDC Building,

Behind Engineering College Library,

Osmania University,

Hyderabad - 500 007.

Phone: 040-27097124/8106591371

Email: [email protected]


Website: http://tspgecet.org


Stay tuned to engineering.careers360.com for more news and updates on TS PGECET 2017.

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