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TS PGECET Eligibility 2019: General and Course-wise

Updated On - March 16th 2019 by SONAL ROHATGI

TS PGECET Eligibility – TSCHE has mentioned the eligibility criteria as stated by individual colleges for all the courses enrolling students through the engineering examination. There are five universities providing admissions through TS PGECET 2019. The eligibility conditions as per university and course-wise are given in the following article.


TS PGECET General Eligibility 

  • 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 which are not of Indian National 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 2019 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.

Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, Hyderabad

JNAFAU Hyderabad will give admissions to various M.Tech. and M.Arch. courses. To enroll in any of the program, a candidate must appear for Architecture and Planning Paper.

Course-wise Eligibility Criteria


Eligibility Criteria

Qualifying DegreeGATE/ PGECET Exam



B.Tech (Civil), B.Plan. B.Tech (Plan), B.Arch, M.A./M.Sc., (Sociology/Economic/Geography)

Architecture and Planning (AR)


Interior Design

B.Arch., AIIA

Environmental Design

Construction Management

Urban Design

Check detailed JNAFAU Eligibility for TS PGECET

Quick Facts:

Paper CodeAR
Exam DateMay 20, 2019
Session, TimingsAfternoon, 11:00 AM to 12:30PM
Reporting Time10:30 PM
JNAFU Seat IntakeApprox. 80 seats (25 seats in Planning; 20 seats in Interior Design; 20 seats in Environmental Design and others)

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad

The university offers admissions to various M.Tech and M. Pharmacy courses. Tabulated below is course wise eligibility conditions.

CourseSpecialisationEligibility Criteria
Qualifying DegreeGATE/ GPAT/ PGECET Paper
M.Tech. (Civil Engg.)Transportation Engg.B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Civil Engg./Construction Engg (or) equivalent / Civil and Environmental Engg.Civil Engineering (CE)
Structural Engg.
Infrastructure Engg.
M.Tech. (Electronics & Communication Engg.) System & Signal ProcessingB.E./B.Tech. in ECE/AMIE in ECE, AMIE (Electronics and Telecommunication Engg)./AMIETE (Electronics & Telematics Engg.)/ Electronics & Computer Engg. or equivalent / Electronics
M Sc (Electronics) is not eligible
Electronics and Communication Engineerin (EC)
Wireless & Mobile Communication
Communication Systems
M.Tech. (Computer Science)Computer Sci.B.E./B.Tech. /AMIE in CSE/ CSIT/ Electronics & Computers Engg. /IT & Computer Science and Systems Engineering. Equivalent (or) MCAComputer Science and Information Technology (CS)
Computer Sci. & Engg.
Computer Sci. & Tech.
M.Tech. (Software Engg. & Information Tech.)Information TechnologyB.E./B.Tech. /AMIE in CSE/ CSIT/ Electronics & Computers Engg. /IT & Computer Science and Systems Engineering. Equivalent (or) MCAComputer Science and Information Technology (CS)
Software Engg.
Web Technologies
Parallel Computing
M. PharmacyPharmacologyB. PharmacyGPAT and Pharmacy (PY)
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Industrial Pharmacy
Pharm. D (PB)
Check DetailedJNTU Eligibility for TS PGECET

Kakatiya University, Warangal

University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, KU, Warangal has defined clear lines of eligibility of TS PGECET for its courses. They are as follows:

CourseSpecializationEligibility Criteria
Qualifying DegreeGATE/ GPAT/ PGECET
M.TechStructural & Construction EngineeringB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Civil Engineering/ Construction Engineering /Civil and Environmental Engineering (or) equivalent.Civil Engineering (CE)
M.TechDigital CommunicationB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in ECE, AMIE (Electronics & Telecommunication Communication Engineering) B.E./B.Tech in Electrical & Electronics Engineering EIE and Biomedical Engineering or equivalent)Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)
M.TechVLSI & Embedded SystemB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in ECE, EIE, EEE, CSE (IT) or equivalent.Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)
M.TechPower Electronics.E./B.Tech./AMIE in ECE/ Electrical Engineering or equivalentElectrical Engineering (EE)
B.PharmacyPharmaceuticsB.Pharmacy degree from Kakatiya University or its equivalent degree recognized by Kakatiya UniversityGPAT and Pharmacy (PY)
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Check detailedTS PGECET Kakatiya University Eligibility 

Osmania University, Hyderabad

This year Osmania University will hold the state level examination. Listed below is the eligibility as per the course offered by the university.

CourseSpecialisationEligibility CriteriaGATE/ GPAT ExamPGECET Exam
M.Tech (Civil Engineering)Transport Engg., Structural Engg., Geotechnical Engg., Water Resources Engg., Infrastructure Engg.B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Civil Engineering/ Construction Engineering (or) equivalent.CECE
M.Tech (Electrical Engg.)Industrial Drives & Controls, Power Systems & Power Electronics, Power Systems Engg.B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Electrical Engg. or equivalentEEEE
M.Tech (Mechanical Engg.)CAD/ CAM, Production Engg., Turbo-machinery, Automation & Robotics, Advanced Design & ManufacturingB.E./B.Tech/AMIE in Mechanical Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Production Engineering, Industrial & Production Engineering, Marine Engineering or equivalentME, PI, AEME
Bio-Medical Engg.Bio-Medical Electronics (Self- Finance)B.E./B .Tech./AMIE in Biomedical Engg or ECE or EE or EIE or Equivalent.EC, EE, INBM
M.PharmacyB.PharmacyGPAT (Pharmaceutical Science)PY
Check detailedTS PGECET Osmania University Eligibility

Palamuru University, Mahabubnagar

The university offers admissions to its Masters of Pharmacy course of 2 years via TS PGECET. Check the specialization wise criteria:

CourseSpecializationEligibility Criteria
M.PharmacyPharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Assurance (SF)B.Pharmacy
Pharmaceutics (SF)
Pharmaceutical Chemistry (SF)
Pharmacology (SF)
Pharm.D (PB) (SF)

Quick Facts:

  • GPAT (Pharmaceutical Science) qualified candidates can also apply for the exam.
  • The paper code of PGECET is PY i.e. Pharmacy
  • TS PGECET PY Schedule:
Paper CodePY
Exam DateMay 29
Session, TimingsMorning, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Reporting Time08:30 AM
Check DetailedTS PGECET Palamuru University Eligibility

TS PGECET Eligibility Criteria FAQs

Ques. I have qualified GATE in AR paper and want to apply for Interior Designing program. Can I apply for TS PGECET?

Ans. Yes. All the GATE qualifiers are eligible to participate in admission procedure of TS PGECET 2019.

Ques. Will JNAFAU offer admission to GATE qualifiers?

Ans. Yes, TSCHE has clearly notified that the first preference will be given to GATE qualified candidates. Therefore, candidates can directly participate in the counselling procedure for admissions.

Ques. I want to pursue a Masters in Social Work at Palamuru University. Can I enroll by giving TS PGECET exam?

Ans. No, the PGECET is conducted for engineering, agriculture and pharmacy programs only. And, University College of Pharmacy that comes under Palamuru University only conducts TS PGECET for its Pharmacy program only.

Ques. Can a candidate take TS PGECET for practice, even though if he is not eligible to apply?

Ans. No, a candidate will not be allowed to take TS PGECETwithout satisfying the eligibility criteria. Hence, he must make sure he satisfies all the conditions defined by each of the participating university.

Ques. I did not qualify GATE exam this year. Can I apply for TS PGECET?

Ans. Yes, it is perfectly fine to apply for TS PGECET if you have not qualified GATE. 

*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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lalith krish

I am from AP. can i apply for TS PGECET?

18 Mar, 2019 08:07
Monika Content

Hello Lalith, Yes You are eligible for the exam, the eligibility criteria for the exam is given below; 1. The candidate should be of Indian Nationality. 2. The candidate should belong to the State of Telangana / Andhra Pradesh. 3. The candidate should satisfy the local/non-local status requirements as laid down in the regulations of admission. (Ref. G.OMs.No.153 dated 22-08-2007)

18 Mar, 2019 12:33
manisha pai

Can a non resident of Telangana or Andhra Pradesh can appear for tspgcet for mtech??

20 Feb, 2019 11:34
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Manisha, candidate must have domicile of Telangana to appear in the TSPGCET.

20 Feb, 2019 11:48

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