AP PGECET 2017 Pharmacy Answer Key, Question Paper & Analysis

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    AP PGECET exam 2017 for Pharmacy was done at various exam centers successfully on May 10, 2017. Andhra Pradesh 2017 PGECET Pharmacy exam paper with answer key is available here in the pdf format to download for the B.Pharmacy candidates. Andhra University, APSCHE (Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education) has conducted the PGECET 2017 Pharmacy exam.

    • AP PGECET 2017 was conducted in 14 disciplines for the various M.Tech program offered by the AP PGECET Participating Colleges.
    • AP PGECET 2017 was held from May 10 to 12, 2017 by Andhra University.
    • AP PGECET releses two answer keys. First answer key is provisional answer key which could be challenged by candidates. Second answer key is final answer key which is released after the scrutiny of submitted challenges.
    • AP PGECET 2017 Answer Keys are useful to the future applicants to check for the answers while solving AP PGECET 2017 Sample Papers for practice.

    Steps to Download AP PGECET 2017 Pharmacy Answer Key

    There are 14 papers under AP PGECET, including Pharmacy. AP PGECET Pharmacy Question Paper have four sets, namely A, B, C, and D. While downloading the Solution Key of AP PGECET 2017, the candidates will have to ensure that they download it for their paper and set.

    The AP PGECET Answer Key can be checked by following the steps below:

    1. When the key will be released, the table for it and question paper will be uploaded.
    2. Candidate will have to click on the appropriate link for their AP PGECET 2017 paper.
    3. Following it, the pdf of answer key will open.
    4. Candidates may check and download it.

    Note: The Answer Key of AP PGECET 2017 will not be provided offline by the conducting body.

    AP PGECET 2017 Pharmacy Paper Analysis

    Candidates who appeared for AP PGECET Pharmacy 2017 exam said that Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical chemistry was the toughest part among the 4 sections but the overall difficulty level of the paper was moderate.

    Student’s Reactions 

    Anurag Kumar who appeared for AP PGECET Pharmacy 2017 exam from Srinagar center said, “Pharmaceutical Chemistry was toughest among the 4 sections of the AP PGECET Pharmacy 2017 entrance exam.

    Sharing his exam experience, Shailendra Thakur, who took AP PGECET Pharmacy 2017 entrance exam from respective center, said, “Difficulty level for Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance section was easy. In Pharmaceutics sections, almost equal number of questions appeared from Organic as well as inorganic sections. Pharmacology was tough for me.”

    AP PGECET 2017 Pharmacy Memory Based Questions

    Ques.1 Which of the following respective Phase-I and Phase-II reactions are the most common drug biotransformation reactions?

    (A) Oxidation and Glucuronidation

    (B) Reduction and Acetylation

    (C) Hydrolysis and Glucuronidation

    Ques.2 Which one of the following drugs has positive inotropic and negative chronotropic action?

    (A) Dopamine (C) Digoxin (D) Isoprenaline

    Ques.3 Which one of the following therapeutic classes has been proved clinically as a first line therapy for heart failure and has shown decreased hospitalization, improved symptoms and delayed disease progression?

    (B) ACE Inhibitors (C) Renin Antagonists

    Ques.4 Which one of the following glucose transporters is the new drug target for the management of Type-2 diabetes mellitus?

    (C) Sodium glucose linked transporter-1 (SGLTl)

    (D) Glucose transporter-2 (GLUT2)

    Ques.5 Which one of the following modes of HIV transmission carries highest relative risk of infection with single exposure?

    (A) Transfusion of blood and blood products

    (B) Perinatal - from mother to child

    (C) Sexual contacts with infected partners

    (D) Syringe sharing with drug addicts

    Ques.6 Which of the followings are the critical neurotransmitters playing major role in depression?

    (A) Acetylcholine, Norepinephrine and Dopamine

    (B) Dopamine, Norepinephrine and Serotonin

    (C) Serotonin, Dopamine and y-Amino butyric acid

    Ques.7 A 55 years old man is under DOTS treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis for the last four months. Now, he has developed symptoms of peripheral neuritis. Which one of the followings is the right addition to his therapy to manage peripheral neuritis?

    (A) Cyanocobalamin (B) α-Lipoic acid

    (C) Pyridoxine (D) Prednisolone

    AP PGECET Cut Off 2017

    AP PGECET Cut Off is the minimum marks which is required by a candidate to be eligible for admission to M.E., M.Tech. and M.Pharma courses offered at universities in Andhra Pradesh. AP PGECET Cut Off will be determined individually for each specialization. It was also fixed separately for GATE and AP PGECET qualifiers.

    Candidates need to secure at least 25% marks. PGECET is a 120 marks paper. Hence, the minimum qualifying mark for the exam is 30. Check the table below to understand AP PGECET Cut off easily.

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    Cut off Percentage




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    Candidates who scored more than AP PGECET Cut off 2017, are called for counselling. However, it should be noted that surpassing the cut off does not guarantee admission. The seats to the candidates will be allocated on the basis of rank secured by them.

    AP PGECET Question Paper with Answer Key

    Candidates can view the question papers along with answer key of other AP PGECET exams below:

    PaperQuestion PaperAnswer Key
    Aerospace Engineering (AS)Check HereDownload Here
    Bio-Technology (BT)Check HereDownload Here
    Civil Engineering (CE)Check HereDownload Here
    Chemical Engineering (CH)Check HereDownload Here
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    Electrical Engineering (EE)Click HereDownload Here
    Instrumentation Engineering (EI)Click HereDownload Here
    Food Technology (FT)Click HereDownload Here
    Geo-Engineering & Geo-Informatics (GG)Click HereDownload Here
    Mechanical EngineeringClick HereDownload Here
    Metallurgy (MT)Click HereDownload Here
    Nano Technology (NT)Click HereDownload Here



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