The Andhra Pradesh Postgraduate Engineering Common Entrance Test also has a counselling process right after the result, 2018. This state-level examination is organised by the Andhra University. This year the Entrance test will be conducted by the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University on the behalf of Andhra Pradesh Council of Higher Education. The APSCHE to make recommendations regarding setting up of the state council of Higher Education. Counselling of the candidates will depend on the ranks they have scored. The GATE/GPAT candidates have to go for a separate counselling. The counselling is also organised by the Andhra University. It is compulsory for the students to attend the AP PGECET counselling of 2018 to take Admissions in M.E/M.Tech/M.Pharmacy courses of state colleges of Andhra Pradesh.
Candidates can check the dates for the Andhra Pradesh PGECET counselling Dates and schedule in the Online website. The dates for processing the verification in the helpline centers and the Web Option Entry will start in the same month. The aspirants can download the Dates and schedule for counselling in the PDF format. All the notifications related to the counselling will be updated on the official website. The candidates should continuously follow the updates related to the counsellings process.
Important Dates: AP PGECET Counselling
Candidates should not miss out any updates related to the Examination. If in case they fail to process their work on time the Examination Authorities will not entertain any late entries. Following table is a list of important dates that will help the candidates to keep them updated regarding the AP PGECET Counselling.
|Serial No.||Events||Important Dates (Tentative)|
|1||Examination Date||10-12 May, 2018|
|2||Result Date||20 May, 2018|
|3||Counselling Starts from||4th Week of August|
|4||Last Date for the counselling and Web Options Entry||1st Week of September.|
There will be two rounds of Counselling in the AP PGECET 2018.There will be schedules for counselling. the first round of Counselling is the document verification of the candidates and the second round is the Web Option Entry. The dates will be different for different candidates. The dates are scheduled on the basis of the Ranks of the candidates and the category of the candidate. The Web options date will also be different. If candidates do not wish to miss the chance of taking Admission in M.Tech courses should complete the verification process and the Web Entry in the stipulated time. The Web Entry dates are fixed and the dates will be extended further by the Examination Authorities. Candidates should complete all the process before the Date ends. Here is a list of Rank and category wise counselling Dates.
Category Wise AP PGECET Counselling Dates
|Rank Card |
1st to Last
|Category||Dates (Tentative) |
1.09.2018 to 02.19.2018
|Only special categories |
|1. Aerospace Engineering |
2. Bio Technology
3. Chemical Engineering
4. Food Technology
5. Geo-Engineering & Geo-Informatics
6. Instrumentation Engineering
7. Metallurgical Engineering
8. Nano Technology
Rank Wise AP PGECET Counselling Dates
Procedure of the AP PGECET Counselling
Candidate has to complete some procedures before going through the AP PGECET Counselling process.
Verification of the Documents:
The candidate has to verify all the documents needed to complete the Admission Procedure before he goes for the counseling. The Helpline centers will be open until the last date for the candidates for doing their certificate verification and registration. After verifying the documents/certificates, candidates can fill their choices for colleges and programs. The option entry can be done either through helpline center or any other place having INTERNET access. There will be a six digit password or code that will be sent to the candidate. The candidate has to enter the same and register themselves.
Payment of the Fee:
Candidates then have to pay a counselling fee to complete the further process of counselling. Without paying the fees the counselling process will not proceed. The fees can only be paid online and no offline transaction will be entertained. The fees are different for different category. The fee to be paid for the general category students is Rupees 1000 and for the SC/ST students, the counselling fee is Rupees 500 only. After the payment, the candidates receive a receipt. The candidates should keep the receipt very safely with them. The payment can be done by the Net Banking process and also by Debit/Credit cards.
Candidates after completing all the procedures have to wait for the Authority to send the confirmation message. Only the students who have registered themselves successfully will get the message from the Authorities of Andhra Pradesh University. The student can check their seat allotment through the online mode. The seat allotment is done as per as the rank, category, and availability of seats. The students will be informed all the information regarding the seat allotment via SMS. If the candidate is done with the seat check, he/she should take out a print of the seat allotment details. The candidate then should report to the colleges or institutes assigned. The candidate thereafter can do the further processing i.e their Admission process.