TS PGECET 2020 Results Out, Cut off, Merit List, Score Card, Answer Key, and Counselling

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    TS PGECET 2020 Results has been declared on the official website i.e. pgecet.tsche.ac.in. TS PGECET result 2020 was released in PDF format. Therefore, candidates had to download it to check the results. TS PGECET 2020 result contained many details such as marks, rank, percentile secured, and qualifying status of the candidate. Candidates who qualified for the exam will be called for TS PGECET counseling. Candidates seeking admission through GATE will also be called for the counseling of TS PGECET 2020.

    Question Papers & Answer Key has been released on 28th September 2020 and the exam conducted from Sep 21 to 24. The last date to raise objections in the answer key at the official website is over. The final answer keys will be released along with the result. Check TS PGECET 2020 Answer key

    General category students were required to score minimum cut-off marks of 25% i.e. 30 marks in TS PGECET 2020 to become eligible for admission. For reserved category candidates, there were no minimum marks criteria. Check TS PGECET 2020 Cut off

    Table of Content

    Osmania University, Hyderabad is the conducting body on behalf of the Telangana State Council of Higher Education. The exam is conducted to grant admission to students to PG courses such as M.Tech, M.Pharmacy, M.Arch, and ME offered by colleges in the state of Telangana. As per TS PGECET 2020 Eligibility, engineering, architecture, and pharmacy graduates with 50% marks are eligible to apply for the exam.

    TS PGECET 2020 Hall Ticket was released on September 17, 2020. According to TS PGECET 2020 Exam Pattern, the exam was of 2-hour computer-based test with 120 multiple-choice questions. Each question carried 1 mark and there was no provision of negative marking in the exam. There were 17 papers for various courses and TS PGECET 2020 Syllabus for each paper varies.

    For GATE and GPAT Candidates

    • GATE and GPAT qualifiers were given preference and were exempted from the entrance examination.
    • They must apply separately for the online counseling session of TS PGECET 2020.
    • Once seats are filled by GATE qualifiers, the remaining seats will be offered to TS PGECET 2020 qualifiers as per merit cum preference basis.

    Highlights of TS PGECET 2020

    Exam NameTelangana State Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test
    Conducting AuthorityOsmania University on behalf of TSCHE
    Exam LevelState
    PeriodicityOnce a year
    Official Websitepgecet.tsche.ac.in
    Programs OfferedME / M.Tech. / M.Pharmacy / M.Arch and Pharm-D (Post Baccalaureate)
    Mode of RegistrationOnline
    Mode of ExamComputer Based Test 
    Type and No. of QuestionsObjective, 120 Questions
    Validity of TS PGECET ScoreOne year
    Number of SeatsApproximately 40,000
    TS PGECET Helpdeskconvenor.pgecet@tsche.ac.in OR +91 – 9502721173

    TS PGECET Important Dates

    Check List of Top TS PGECET 2020 Participating Colleges

    TS PGECET 2020 Result 

    Osmania University has released TS PGECET 2020 Results. The results were declared in the form of rank card. Candidates can visit the official website i.e. pgecet.tsche.ac.in to check their scores.  A separate merit list has also been prepared on the basis of marks scored in the examination. Through the exam scores, candidates were offered admissions to over 15,000 M.Tech and M.E. seats.

    How to Download TS PGECET Rank Card?

    Step 1: Visit the site pgecet.tsche.ac.in

    Step 2: Click on ‘CETs 2020 – Results and Web Counselling’ link.

    Step 3: Enter your Hall ticket No. only.

    Step 4: Check your rank and percentile in the entrance examination

    Step 5: Download and take a print out of the rank card as it will be required at the time of counseling and admissions procedure.

    TS PGECET Cutoff 2020

    TS PGECET 2020 Cutoff will be released category wise and college wise. To check it, visit the official website of TSCHE or Osmania University. Qualifying marks in TS PGECET 2020 are listed below:

    • General category students have to score minimum cut off marks of 25% (30 marks) in TS PGECET 2020.
    • For reserved category students, there are no minimum marks and the total score can come under 30.
    • According to the different branches, the ranks will be decided.
    • Each college releases its own category – wise cut off separately.

    Check Top TS PGECET Participating Colleges 

    TS PGECET 2020 Counselling

    • Candidates qualifying the minimum cut off are eligible to appear for TS PGECET Counselling.
    • The admission procedure will begin in the month of October 2020 (tentatively)
    • Candidates are called as per their ranks in the entrance examination.
    • A maximum of three rounds of counseling is conducted.
    • The number of sessions depends on the number of candidates applying for the counseling session.
    • GATE qualifiers are also offered admissions to the participating colleges.

    TS PGECET 2020 Documents required for Verification

    • TS PGECET 2020 Rank Card/ Scorecard
    • Original class 10 marks
    • Graduation Certificate
    • Caste Certificate for reserved categories
    • Domicile (Law) certificate of parents
    • Income Certificate
    • Original Aadhar Card or Residence certificate

    TS PGECET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

    To apply for TS PGECET 2020, candidates must fulfill the following eligibility conditions:

    • Nationality: candidate should be an Indian citizen.
    • Domicile: Telangana domiciled with certificate proof for the same.
    • Local/non-local status: The local/non-local status of the candidate must be satisfied as per the admission requirements.
    • Non-Indian candidates: candidates who are not Indian Nationals should fulfill the rules defined by the respective university.
    • Educational Qualification: Engineering/ architecture/ pharmacy graduates with 50% aggregate marks for general category and 45% for SCs, STs.
    • Age limit: There is no upper age limit for appearing for PGECET 2020 for the self-financed students. For a Fee Reimbursement maximum age for SC/ ST/ BC candidates is 34 years and for Minorities /Disabled/EBC the age limit is 30 years.
    Note: Candidates qualifying GATE will have to apply separately. They are eligible for direct admissions. CheckTS PGECET 2020 Eligibility

    TS PGECET Admit Card

    TS PGECET 2020 Admit Card

    • Admit Card for TS PGECET 2020 is available for the successfully registered candidates only. 
    • The admit card was has been released on Sep 17, 2020
    • The document is a gateway to the examination venue.
    • Candidates failing to produce the same will be prohibited to appear for the state level exam.

    How to Download TS PGECET 2020 Admit Card?

    Step 1: Visit the official website of TS PGECET 2020.

    Step 2: Click on ‘TS PGECET 2020 Admit Card/ Hall Ticket’ link.

    Step 3: Enter your registration number and Submit

    Step 4: Check and Download Hall Ticket for TS PGECET.

    Note: In case of any discrepancy in the document, contact the concerned authorities immediately.

    TS PGECET Exam Centers

    TS PGECET 2020 Exam Centers

    TS PGECET 2020 Exam Centers are pre-decided by the conducting body, Osmania University, Hyderabad. The centers are the venues where the exam is conducted. Listed below are important points about the centers:

    • Hyderabad is divided into five zones namely Hyderabad West, Hyderabad North, Hyderabad Central, Hyderabad East, and Hyderabad South- East.
    • Once the option is selected, a request for change of test zone/center will not be entertained later.
    • The Convener reserves the right to add or delete some test zones notified.
    • The Convener reserves the right to allot any test zones other than that opted by the candidates.

    The following map indicates a few test zones for TS PGECET 2020:

    Candidates should make sure to fill the choice carefully before freezing all the information. Once the test center is allotted then it cannot be changed later. Candidates should make sure to reach their center at least 30 minutes before the exam commences.

    How to Apply for TS PGECET 2020? 

    TS PGECET 2020 Application Form has been available from March 12, 2020, at pgecet.tsche.ac.in. It is to be noted that the registration process is completely online. There are majorly three phases of the online application. They are as follows:

    First Phase: TS PGECET 2020 Registration

    Step 1: Visit the official website of TS PGECET 2020 i.e. pgecet.tsche.ac.in.

    Step 2: Register for the exam by furnishing the required details.

    Step 3: Pay the registration fee as per your category. Know more 

    Step 4: After successful payment, you will receive a transaction ID and password on the registered Email ID and Mobile No.

    Second Phase: Fill TS PGECET 2020 Application Form

    Step 1: Login with the issued transaction ID and password.

    Step 2: Enter all the required details in the defined format.


    Note: Candidates must make sure that they enter all the details properly and carefully.

    Third Phase: Uploading Photograph and Signature

    After filling the application form completely, you have to scan and upload your photo and signature as per the defined guidelines.

    PhotographLess than 50 kb in JPG format
    SignatureLess than 30 kb in JPG format

    Once all the details are filled, submit TS PGECET 2020 Application Form. It is advisable for candidates to take a print out of the filled-in application form for further reference.

    TS PGECET 2020 Application Fee 

    Tabulated below is the category-wise fee for the examination:

    CategoryFee (INR)
    General 1000
    SC/ ST500

    Modes of Payment

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

    TS PGECET Exam Pattern 

    TS PGECET 2020 Exam Pattern 

    TS PGECET 2020 was conducted in online mode in multiple sessions (10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon and 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM). Quick highlights of TS PGECET 2020 Exam Pattern are given below:

    Mode of examOnline or Computer-Based (CBT)
    Type of questionsObjective or MCQ 
    Duration of exam120 minutes 
    Number of questions120 questions
    Sections in PaperOne section related to the subject specialization chosen
    Total marks120 marks 
    TS PGECET marking scheme

    +1 for each correct answer 

    No negative marking

    Note:GATE qualifiers are not required to appear for the examination. They can directly apply for admissions to M.Tech Programs based on their GATE Scores. Also, at the time of admissions, GATE qualifiers will be given more preference over non-GATE candidates.

    TS PGECET Syllabus

    TS PGECET Syllabus 2020

    Check out in this table, the syllabus for different subjects that you are planning to sit for in TS PGECET 2020 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
    Aeroplane 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 Process
    Bioprocess 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 Technology-Chemistry and Nutrition Microbiology
    Food Technology
    Quality and Standards Food Engineering
    Pharmacy-Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
    Pharmaceutical Chemistry
    Inorganic pharmaceuticals
    Pharmaceutics Pharmacology
    Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance

    Download TS PGECET 2020 Syllabus PDFs Here

    TS PGECET 2020 Books

    There are many books available in markets that can lend you a helping hand. But, to gain a good percentile, you need to make a safe choice. Thus, for TS PGECET 2020 Preparation, go through the enlisted books which use simple yet effective language, so that all your fundamentals are cleared.

    Book NamePublisher/Author
    All India Telangana State Postgraduate Common Entrance Test (TS PGCET) BooksS. 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 2020 (Common To All) Competitive ExamsSIA Publishers & Distributors Pvt Ltd
    Chapterwise Previous Years' Solved Papers 2019-2000 GATE Metallurgical EngineeringS.K. Goyal
    Chapterwise GATE Chemistry Solved Papers (2019-2000)Sanjay Saxena, Preeti Gupta
    A Handbook for Civil EngineeringME Team

    Frequently Asked Questions

    TS PGECET 2020 FAQs

    Ques. Can one attempt the online TS PGECET from any computer?

    Ans. No, you will be allocated a specific computer by the invigilator in the examination hall. 

    Ques.  I do not know how to operate a computer. What should I do?

    Ans. As the examination will have objective type questions, all you need to know about the computer is a basic knowledge of using a mouse. As you will have to select/ click the correct answer and submit the same.

    Ques. Will I be able to move back and forth between the four sections of the TS PGECET?

    Ans. Yes, this option is available in the online examination.

    Ques. Due to some unavoidable reasons, I will not be able to appear for the examination. Will I get a refund of TS PGECET Application Fee?

    Ans. No, once the application fee is paid there is no option to reimburse the same.

    Ques. What details are mentioned on TS PGECET Admit Card?

    Ans. The admit card will contain your photo, signature, name, roll no., test date, test time, reporting time at the venue, venue name and address. Also, the exam day instructions will also be mentioned in the document.

    Ques. Can I change my preferred TS PGECET Exam Center after submission of the online form?

    Ans. No, there will be no option to change your exam centre preference in the form. Therefore, make sure to choose the centre carefully.

    Ques. What documents must be carried at the exam centre on TS PGECET 2020 exam day?

    Ans. Listed below is the document(s) to be carried on the exam day:

    • A self-attested copy of TS PGECET admit card.
    • An acceptable photo identification proof like driving license, passport, PAN card, voter Id, Aadhaar card or a notarized affidavit (in English) with photo, signature, date of birth and residential address. Photocopies of the original are not acceptable.
    • Candidates will not be permitted to take TS PGECET if photo ID is not presented.
    • SC/ST/PD candidates are required to bring their valid category certificate in original and an attested photocopy. Attestation can be done by institute head also.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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    chaithanya bharathi

    Naku 982 rank but seat raledu

    18 Aug, 2019 21:55
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Chaithanya, this depends on the college/university in which you are seeking admission as the selection criteria varies from college to college.

    19 Aug, 2019 12:31
    Aslamuddin Muhammad

    When document verification starts

    23 Jul, 2019 11:00
    mannu singh

    Hi Aslamuddin, Document verification starts in the end week of July 2019 (tentatively).

    24 Jul, 2019 12:45
    Jagadeeshwar Goud

    Hi sir my rank in tspgecet 2019 is 14 in cse Bc-B girl ,when will the counselling is starting and I don't know the procedure sir,if u don't mine please tell me last dates and counselling process sir please.... And am I eligible to got seat in OU or jntuh sir ....

    16 Jul, 2019 19:17
    Sujata Gaur

    Hi Jagadeeshwar, the official dates for the counselling has not been released yet. You may get details regarding TS-PGECET Counselling from here.

    19 Jul, 2019 16:04
    Soujanya Guntuku

    Iam soujanya I filled my application form but I need to do some correction. When I can do

    11 Apr, 2019 10:13
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Soujanya, you can check the Form Correction Details from here to make the amends.

    11 Apr, 2019 11:40
    manisha pai

    I am from Karnataka can I appear for tspgcet??

    20 Feb, 2019 12:04
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Manisha, kindly go through the Eligibility Criteria of this exam from here.

    20 Feb, 2019 12:20
    challa padmaja

    what are the recommended books for TS PGECET2018

    11 Jan, 2018 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Challa, To get information regarding which book is to recommend for TS PGECET you can use this link : TS PGECET Books.

    19 May, 2018 12:02
    Hansraj Dagar

    Hi guys, what is hall ticket number in fee details? How to get it?

    07 Apr, 2017 09:23

    Hi Hansraj, hall ticket is an admit card which is provided to the students for appearing in the respective exam. To get application procedure for TS PGECET exam, please find the link http://exams.collegedunia.com/ts-pgecet/application-process

    07 Apr, 2017 15:32

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