AP PGECET 2021 Application form can be filled by 5th September 2021 with a late fee. The AP PGECET Answer key is going to be releasing on 27th September 2021. Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET 2021) is conducted by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on the behalf of A.P. State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE).

AP PGECET is a state-level entrance test through which students get admission in postgraduate engineering, pharmacy and planning courses. Every year, AP PGECET will be held in September 2021. It is conducted once a year. Interested candidates can get the overall information about AP PGECET 2021 through this article. It includes details about the answer key, result, counselling, etc.

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AP PGECET 2021 Notification

AP PGECET 2021 Admit Card will be released on 20th August 2021.

AP PGECET 2021 Application Correction will be started from 1st September till 7th September 2021.

AP PGECET 2021 Application Form can be filled till 5th September 2021 with Rs.2000/- late fee- Click here to apply.


The AP PGECET 2021 Examinations will be organized from 27th September to 30th September 2021.


AP PGECET 2021 Exam Date

AP PGECET exam dates for the year 2021 has been announced. Here, we are giving the official exam schedule:

EventsDates (Announced)
Release of notification19th July 2021
Availability of online application form19th July 2021
Last date to submit the application form without late fee19th August 2021
The last date to submit the application form with a late fee of Rs. 2000 + Registration fee5th September 2021
Form Correction Starts1st to 7th September 2021
Date of downloading the admit card20th September 2021
Date of examination27th to 30th September 2021
Preliminary Answer Key ReleaseExam Date |Answer Key Date
September 27| September 29, 2021 (6 pm)
September 28| September 30, 2021 (6 pm)
September 29| October 1, 2021 (6 pm)
September 30| October 2, 2021 (6 pm)
Last date to object the answer keyExam Date | Objections closing
September 27| October 1, 2021 (6 pm)
September 28| October 2, 2021 (6 pm)
September 29| October 3, 2021 (6 pm)
September 30| October 4, 2021 (6 pm)
Announcement of Results

AP PGECET Application Form 2021

  • AP PGECET 2021 application form is made completely online from 19th July 2021.
  • The last date to fill the application form with late fee is 5th september 2021.
  • No offline mode is entertained for submitting the AP PGECET application form.
  • Candidates are advised to submit the application form before the last date. In case of submitting the application form after due date, candidates have to pay extra charges.
  • Fee payment will be the first step in the application form.
  • Upload scanned photograph (size less than 40 KB) and scanned signature in Jpg/jpeg format.
  • After filling the form completely, candidate may take a printout of filled-in application for further references.

Note: GATE/GPAT qualified candidates are exempted to apply for AP PGECET 2021. Separate admission notifications will be released for such candidates.

Eligibility Criteria

The exam conducting authority sets some eligibility that candidates have to fulfil to appear in the examination. The eligibility criteria for appearing in the AP PGECET 2021 is as follows:

  • Nationality: Candidates should be the citizen of India.
  • Domicile Requirement: Applicant should belong to AP state or must be AP domiciled in order to apply for AP PGECET. Moreover, candidate must satisfy the local/non-local status requirements.
  • Qualifying Examination: The qualifying examination should be B.E/B.Tech to apply for PG engineering courses. For PG pharmacy courses, the prescribed qualification is B.Pharma studied from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum Marks: In case of pharmacy courses, the minimum marks required in the qualifying examination should be 55% marks (45% marks for SC/ST category candidates). The minimum marks required to apply for engineering courses is 45% marks (40% for SC/ST category).

AP PGECET 2021 Hall Ticket

The eligible candidates can download their AP PGECET 2021 admit card from 20th September 2021. To download the hall ticket, candidates have to enter the registration number and select the test they have chosen in the application form. The duly completed downloaded admit card will have to be produced at the allotted test centre.

AP PGECET Application Form Correction

The authority has provided the correction period in the AP PGECET 2021 application form. The correctionperiod will be started from 1st September till 7th September 2021. Candidates are suggested to fill the form carefully. In some particular fields, corrections can be done through an email request to the university.

AP PGECET Exam Pattern 2021

Candidates can know every detail about the paper pattern of AP PGECET 2021 from this section. It includes information about the total number of questions that appeared in the examination, marking scheme, exam duration, etc.

  • Sessions: The examination will be organized in two sessions.
  • Number of Papers: AP PGECET is conducted for a total of 14 papers.
  • Mode of Examination: The examination will be conducted in online mode.
  • Number of Questions: The examination will contain total 120 questions.
  • Type of Questions: Only objective type questions having four alternatives will be appeared in the test.
  • Maximum Marks: The online test is of maximum 120 marks.
  • Language: The medium of question paper will be English only.
  • Exam Duration: The duration of the examination will be 2 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, one mark will be credited.
  • Negative Marking: No negative marking in the examination.

AP PGECET Syllabus

AP PGECET syllabus 2021 for all of its 14 papers is different. Students can follow the syllabus for which they are appearing in the examination. The syllabus for each paper typically includes the important topics of the qualifying examination.

How to Prepare

Candidates may follow these preparation tips to score better marks in this examination:

  • Plan a proper routine.
  • Understand the complete syllabus and exam pattern of the examination.
  • Don’t miss the important topics.
  • Practice previous years question papers.
  • In the examination, try to attempt as many questions as possible since there is no negative marking.
  • Stay fit & healthy.

AP PGECET 2021 Answer Key

The university will provide the answer key along with question papers and a response sheet. It will be published as final and provisional answer keys. The final answer key will be published after publishing the preliminary key on 29th September 2021. In case candidates will find any error or discrepancy in the answer key, then they can file the objections on the official answer key.


Candidates can know their rank and scores from the official on the declaration of result. The result can be checked by entering the roll number. The date for the declaration of results will be in October 2021. After few days of result announcement, candidates will be able to download the AP PGECET rank card 2021.

AP PGECET 2021 Counselling

Candidates who will attain 25% marks of the total marks will be eligible for participation in AP PGECET counselling 2021. All the qualified candidates have to appear in the document verification round in person. Before verification of documents/certificates, the candidate has to pay a non-refundable fee of Rs. 1000/- (Rs. 500/- for SC/ST candidates). Candidates can exercise options either from the helpline centre or through any other place having an internet connection.

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