AP PGECET Electrical Engineering 2017 Answer Key, Question Paper and Analysis

    Simran Nigam Simran Nigam
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    Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET 2017) was conducted on May 12. Answer Key for the exam conducted from May 10 to May 12 are now released by leading coaching Institutes of the state.

    Electrical Engineering exam through AP PGECET was conducted on May 12 in the afternoon session from 02 PM to 04 PM. Conducted every year by JNTU on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) for admissions into M.Tech and M.Pharma. The courses are offered by various colleges in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

    Those of you who have taken the AP PGECET 2017 exam for admission in M.Tech (Electrical Engineering) program might be now looking for the answer key. The answer key would be released on the official website of the JNTU within two- three weeks from the conclusion of the exam. However, non-official answer keys would be released by various coaching institutes on the day of the exam itself (by afternoon). Candidates can refer to this answer keys for analyzing their performance.

    AP PGECET 2017 Answer Key

    Once the answer key gets released on the official website candidates would be able to download it. The answer key would be released separately for all the courses. The answer key would help the candidates in getting a rough idea about how much marks they are going to secure. The answer key can be utilized by the candidates in following ways 

    • For knowing the correct answers for the questions asked in the exam.
    •  For comparing your answers with the actual answers.
    • It would be useful in solving the previous year papers (for future aspirants).

    Candidates can challenge the answer key in case of any discrepancy. The time window for challenging the answer would be notified by the JNTU on its official website. The challenges against answer key will be referred to the exam board committees constituted by Andhra University.

    How to Download AP PGECET Official Answer Key

    Candidates can download the official answer key from the conducting authority’s website with the help of following steps.

    • Go to the official website of AP PGECET 2017
    • Go to notification tab and click on the link of answer key
    • Enter Your Roll Number and Date of Birth and click on the submit button
    • A PDF file will appear. Candidates can download this file for their reference

    The entire downloading process is summarized in the screenshot below. This would help you in getting a quick gist of the downloading procedure.

    AP PGECET 2017

    AP PGECET Question Paper and Paper Analysis

    The AP PGECET 2017 exam question paper would be made available on the official website after the completion of exam. The AP PGECET 2017 the exam paper comprised of 120 questions of one mark each. The total time allotted for the exam was 120 minutes (2 hours). The level of exam was between easy to moderate.

    The core Electrical Engineering questions which comprised majority of the technical portion were of both analytical and numerical type. The technical portion of Electrical Engineering was covered by following topics.

    • Electric Circuits – Numerical
    • Signals and System- Numerical and Analytical
    • Electrical Machines- Conceptual and Numerical
    • Power System- Conceptual
    • Control System- Numerical and Analysis
    • Electrical and Electronic Measurements- Numerical
    • Analog and Digital Electronics- Conceptual and Numerical
    • Power Electronics- Concept based
    • Traction System- Numerical and Analysis

    The engineering mathematics part of the paper saw some lengthy problems. Candidates might have find questions from probability and algebra easy and less time consuming. General aptitude portion was of moderate level and was on line with the expectations from an engineering graduate. Candidates who have been preparing for the exam from quite some time might have found the paper anywhere between easy to moderate.

    APGECET 2017 Cut off

    As per the official notification on JNTU’s website the qualifying percentage for obtaining a rank in AP PGECET 2017 is 25% of the total marks that is 30 marks out of a total of 120. However, it shall be noted that there shall be no minimum qualifying marks for SC/ST candidates.

    Apart from this a separate cut-off was fixed for candidates applying through GATE. The cut offs was determined individually for each specialization and was uploaded on the official website. The details related to cut off is tabled below for your reference.

    Total Marks120
    Cutoff percentage25%
    Cut off marks30

    Candidates who secure more than AP PGECET Cut off were called for counselling.  However, it must be noted that surpassing the cut off does not guarantee admission. The seats to the candidates are allocated on the basis of rank secured by them and the decision of conducting authority is final in this regards. The dates of counselling were notified through an official notification on JNTU’s website.

    AP PGECET Question Paper with Answer Key

    PaperQuestion PaperAnswer Key
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    Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)Click HereDownload Here
    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
    Pharmacy (PY)Click HereDownload Here
    Nano Technology (NT)Click HereDownload Here



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