TS PGECET Eligibility 2020: General, University and Course-wise Eligibility

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    TS PGECET Eligibility 2020 – TSCHE has mentioned the eligibility criteria as stated by individual colleges for all the courses through the engineering examination. There are five universities providing admissions through TS PGECET 2020. The exam will be conducted in the 4th week of May 2020 in online mode. 

    Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria for the exam can register themselves from the 2nd week of March 2020. The eligibility conditions as per university and course-wise are given in the following article.

    TS PGECET 2020 Eligibility – General

    • Nationality: Candidate should be an Indian citizen.
    • Domicile: Telangana domiciled with certificate proof for the same.
    • Local/non-local status: The candidate must satisfy local/non-local status as per the admission requirements.
    • Non – Indian candidates: candidates who are not of Indian National should fulfil 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.

    Also Check TS PGECET Exam Pattern

    Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, Hyderabad

    JNAFAU Hyderabad will give admissions to various M.Tech. and M.Arch. courses. To enrol in any of the programs, 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/Economics/Geography)

    Architecture and Planning (AR)


    Interior Design

    B.Arch., AIIA

    Environmental Design

    Construction Management

    Urban Design

    Check JNAFAU, Hyderabad Admission Requirements

    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 JNTU, Hyderabad Admission Requirements 

    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 Kakatiya University Admission Requirements

    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 Osmania University Admission Requirements

    Palamuru University, Mahabubnagar

    The university offers admissions to its Masters in 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)
    Check Palamaru University Admission Requirements

    TS PGECET Eligibility 2020 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 the admission procedure of TS PGECET 2020.

    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 enrol 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 the 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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    I am from Andhra pradesh . I completed my B.Tech in AP am I eligible to write tspgecet and can I get a seat in M.Tech in Hyd

    07 Mar, 2020 04:39
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Venkatesh, yes, you are eligible for this course provided you have scored at least 50% in your graduation degree.

    07 Mar, 2020 11:20
    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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