AP PGECET 2024 Preliminary Key & Objections Released

Name of the Post: AP PGECET 2024 Preliminary Key & Objections Released

Post Date: 04-06-2024

Brief Information: Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) has given a notification for the Andhra Pradesh Post Graduation Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET 2024). Those Candidates who are interested in the exam details & completed all eligibility criteria can read the Notification & Apply Online.

AP PGECET Result 2024 Dates

Check the important dates for AP PGECET 2024 Result below. Some dates are tentative and subject to change. You must visit the official website regularly for all recent updates:

AP PGECET 2024 Preliminary Answer Key ReleaseMay 31 to June 2, 2024
Last Date to Submit Objections Against AP PGECET 2024 Answer KeyJune 2 to June 4, 2024
AP PGECET 2024 ResultJune 8, 2024
AP PGECET 2024 CounsellingJuly 2024

AP PGECET Answer Key 2024

Sri Venkateshwara University released AP PGECET 2024 answer key online on the website, cets.apsche.ap.gov.in. AP PGECET answer key release date is May 31 to June 2, 2024. Candidates can download the answer key PDF online. Moreover, the authority has released AP PGECET question paper along with the answer key. The preliminary answer key of AP PGECET 2024 consists of correct answers. Applicants can verify their answers and predict the probable marks. If candidates are not satisfied with any answer, they can raise objections on the preliminary answer key online using their registration number, hall ticket number, and mobile number. The schedule for AP PGECET 2024 Answer Key and objection date is provided below:

Exam DateAnswer Key Release DateLast Date to Raise Objection
May 29, 2024May 31, 2024, at 5 PMJune 2, 2024, till 5 PM
May 30, 2024June 1, 2024, at 5 PMJune 3, 2024, till 5 PM
May 31, 2024June 2, 2024, at 5 PMJune 4, 2024, till 5 PM

How to Check AP PGECET 2024 Answer Key?

You can check AP PGECET 2024 answer key by following the below steps:

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on AP PGECET answer key link.
  • The answer key will appear in the form of PDFs.
  • Download the answer key and calculate the probable scores.

AP PGECET Preliminary Answer Key

You can check the preliminary answer key for AP PGECET 2024 from the table below:

SubjectPreliminary Answer Key
Geo Engineering and Geo InformaticsCheck Here
PharmacyCheck Here
Computer Science EngineeringCheck Here

How to Raise Objections Against AP PGECET 2024 Answer Key?

In the event candidates identify any errors or discrepancies in the provisional answer key of AP PGECET 2024, they must raise objections within a designated time frame. To challenge the answers provided in the preliminary answer key, candidates must adhere to the following steps:

  • Complete the specified format by providing the requested details as outlined by the exam authorities.
  • Transmit the objections or challenges via email.
  • Use “Test Code” as the subject line for the email.
  • Valid objections will be duly considered by the exam authorities, who will subsequently release the final answer key.

Format to Raise Objections


Hall Ticket No.

Test Code

Question No in Master Copy

Answer as per Preliminary Key

Suggested Answer


How to Check AP PGECET 2024 Result?

Steps to check AP PGECET Result 2024 are as follows:

  • Step 1: Visit AP PGECET Official Website i.e sche.ap.gov.in/pgecet
  • Step 2: Click ‘AP PGECET Result 2021’ link.
  • Step 3: Enter Registration No. and Hall Ticket No.
  • Step 4: Select the Paper Code attempted.
  • Step 5: View and print the result of AP PGECET 2024 for future reference.

Details Mentioned in AP PGECET 2024 Result

  • Name of the candidate
  • Father’s Name
  • Exam/Paper Code
  • AP PGECET 2024 Rank with the percentile and score secured by the candidate
  • Qualifying status of Candidate

AP PGECET 2024 Qualifying Marks

The qualifying mark for obtaining a rank in AP PGECET is 25% of the total marks. This means 30 marks out of a total of 120 marks. However, for SC/ ST category candidates there are no minimum qualifying marks. Any change in qualifying marks will be updated here soon after the release of the official notification. Note: Ranks obtained with the benefit of relaxation of the minimum qualifying marks in the exam by SC/ ST claiming candidates will stand canceled in case the claim is found invalid at the time of admissions.

AP PGECET Rank Card 2024

  • AP PGECET Rank Card 2024 is released separately after the results are announced.
  • Only those who qualify will get a position on the merit list.
  • Candidates must take a print out of the rank card as it will be required at the time of AP PGECET Counselling and Seat Allotment procedure.
  • At the time of preparing the rank cards, the admission authorities will allot ranks to candidates qualifying the examination with the qualifying percentage marks.

Details Mentioned on AP PGECET 2024 Rank Card

  • Name of the candidate
  • Father Name
  • AP PGECET 2024 Test Paper
  • AP PGECET 2024 Rank
  • Marks scored in AP PGECET 2024
  • Percentile secured in AP PGECET 2024
  • Remarks: Qualified or Not Qualified

Important Terms in AP PGECET Result 2024

AP PGECET Scores: AP PGECET 2024 Score can be calculated using a formula available on the official website, it is the most important term used for admission and in declaring cutoffs for the counselling and admission process. AP PGECET Percentile: AP PGECET 2024 Percentile is the percentage of people behind a candidate (as per rank) in the exam. The lower the candidates’ rank, the higher will be the percentile. The first rank holder (toppers) percentile is considered to be 100 and the last rank holders percentile is 0. AP PGECET Merit List: AP PGECET 2024 Merit list will be available in July, 2024. It is published online in pdf format and indicates the Overall Rank and Category-wise Rank of the candidate. The merit list forms the basis for admissions in the universities and colleges affiliated with AP PGECET, it will also specify the course-wise cutoff in AP PGECET entrance exam. Also See: AP PGECET Participating Colleges

Tie-Breaker in AP PGECET 2024 Merit List

When two or more candidates have scored equal marks in AP PGECET, it leads to a tie in AP PGECET merit list and result. In such a case, the candidates with equal marks cannot be given the same merit. APSCHE has defined a proper grounds of tie-breaking rules, they are as follows:

  • Candidates with more marks in qualifying degree examination will be preferred over the other candidate, in the case of equal marks scored in AP PGECET entrance exam.
  • In the case candidates have secured equal marks in the qualifying degree examination too, the tie will be broken by giving preference to candidates older in age.
  • If the candidates are of the same age, then the tie in AP PGECET merit list 2021 will be broken by a draw of lots.

AP PGECET Counselling 2024

The registration process for the 1st Phase Counseling of Andhra Pradesh PGECET 2024 (Andhra Pradesh PG Engineering Common Entrance Exam) is likely to commence in July 2024. The AP PGECET 2024 is conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Kakinada, on behalf of the A.P. State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). AP PGECET Counselling (in detail)

  • AP PGECET Counselling 2024 process will begin soon after the results are announced.
  • Qualified candidates have to carry necessary documents at the time of AP PGECET counselling.
  • AP PGECET Counselling will be conducted in 2 rounds.
  • Counselling for GATE and AP PGECET qualifiers will be conducted separately.
  • Candidates will be able to appear for counselling after they are done with certificate verification and submission of the counselling fee.

Below, you will find the step-by-step counselling procedure for AP PGECET 2024: Step 1: Registration Process Shortlisted candidates need to visit the official website and complete the counselling registration. General category students are required to pay a counselling fee of INR 1000, while reserved category candidates need to pay INR 500. The payment can be made online through net banking, credit card, or debit card. Step 2: Document Verification Process After registration, candidates must visit the designated help center for document verification. During this process, the following documents will be verified by the concerned officials:

  • Admit Card
  • Rank card
  • SSC/Intermediate Diploma/Degree Marksheet
  • Pass certificate from class 10 to graduation
  • Residence certificate
  • Integrated community certificate
  • Income certificate
  • Transfer certificate

Step 3: Choice Filling Process Once the document verification is complete, candidates will receive a registration ID and need to set a password. Using these credentials, they can log in and an OTP will be sent for verification. Candidates can then proceed to select their desired colleges and courses by clicking on the relevant options. Step 4: Seat Allotment Process Candidates will be allotted seats based on their chosen preferences. Even after the seat allotment, candidates have the option to modify or freeze their choices. This will be the final opportunity for candidates to make any changes to their selected course or college. After the seat is allotted, candidates must carry the allotment order and report to the designated college for further instructions.

How to Apply For AP PGECET Counselling 2024 Online?

To apply for Andhra Pradesh PGECET Counselling 2024 online, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official website of AP PGECET at cets.apsche.ap.gov.in.
  2. Look for the section dedicated to Andhra Pradesh PGECET – 2024 PG Engineering Counselling.
  3. Click on the payment section and proceed with the payment process.
  4. After making the payment, keep a record of the payment status for reference.
  5. Fill out the Admission Form with the required details.
  6. Submit the completed form to complete the application process.

AP PGECET Cutoff 2024

AP PGECET Cutoff is the minimum score required to secure admission in the various M. Tech courses in Andhra Pradesh.

  • AP PGECET 2024 cutoff will depend on many factors such as:
    • The number of applicants
    • Difficulty level of paper
    • Availability of Seats
    • the previous year’s cutoff marks and the difficulty levels of the entrance test.
  • The from the previous years can, however, be used by candidates to understand the ranks that may fetch them a good M.Tech seat in the college or university of their choice in the branch of their preference

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