AP PGECET Eligibility Criteria 2021: Age Limit, Educational Qualification

Exam Date

Sep 28, 2021

Result Date

Oct 23, 2021

May 1, 2021 | Engineering, Pharmacy


Aspirants who desire to appear for the M.Tech /M.E./M. Pharma programs must fulfill the AP PGECET eligibility criteria given by the Andhra University. Candidates must check their eligibility on the parameters like Nationality, Age, Domicile, and Educational qualification. The authorities have specified AP PGECET 2021 eligibility in two different categories, i.e., written test and course-wise eligibility. Details on both of the given categories are below. Candidates can also check out the AP PGECET 2021 Syllabus to score higher in the examination.

AP PGECET Eligibility

AP PGECET 2021 Eligibility

Before appearing in the exam, candidates must make sure that they fulfill the AP PGECET eligibility. Candidates who are not eligible cannot apply for the examination. The authorities have given eligibility criteria for two categories, which are as follows.

AP PGECET 2021 Written Test Eligibility

General instructions like AP PGECET qualification, age limit, domicile have been stated by the conducting body for their written test. Mentioned below are the eligibility criteria for the same.

  • Candidates must be a resident in India. People belonging to the state of Andhra Pradesh are also eligible to apply. No foreign candidates can apply for the AP PGECET exam 2021.
  • Candidates must have attained an age of at least 21 years before appearing in the exam.
  • Aspirants must hold a bachelor's degree in B.Tech/B.Pharm. and related courses with a minimum of 50% qualifying marks (for general candidates) and 45% (for reserved candidates).

AP PGECET 2021 (M.E./ M.Tech./ M.Pharm.) Eligibility Criteria

Before appearing for the AP PGECET exam, candidates must have completed their bachelor's in B.Pharm/B.Tech degree or other equivalent degrees. Candidates must have successfully passed in all the subjects before pursuing the master's degree courses. Candidates are required to bring the degree certificate at the time of counseling for verification. Mentioned below is the AP PGECET 2021 Courses-wise (M.E./ M.Tech./ M.Pharm.) Eligibility criteria.

  • Candidates who successfully qualify for the AP PGECET 2021 exam with higher scores will be given admissions on a priority basis.
  • Candidates who have scored well in the GATE / GPAT exams will be given the first preference during admissions.
  • For local candidates appearing for the AP PGECET examination, 85% of the seats are for them and the remaining 15% are for the other candidates.

Note: Aspirants are not allowed to apply for the examination if the above eligibility criteria are not fulfilled.

AP PGECET 2021 College-wise Eligibility

Candidates must check the AP PGECET 2021 eligibility criteria for different colleges before appearing for the exam. Every university has its own eligibility criteria. Aspirants must check the college-wise eligibility for various courses.

College NameCourseEligibility

Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur

M.Tech Computer Science

  • For Digital Image Processing: B.Tech, ECE/CSE/M.Sc.Stat/Maths/MCA or equivalent degree.
  • Computer Science: M.Sc.Maths/Statistics/Physics /Electronics/Computer Science) B.Tech (all branches) and MCA.

M.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering

  • B.Tech-ECE, B.Tech-EIE, or equivalent degree.

M.Tech Biotechnology

  • Bio-Technology: B.Tech.(Biotechnology/Chemical Engineering /Food Technology/Agriculture Engineering) B.Pharmacy, B.Sc.(Agriculture/Veterinary Sci.) BHMS, and MSc in botany, zoology, food technology, biochemistry, biotechnology, environmental science, genetics, nutrition, molecular biology, genetic engineering, microbiology, life sciences, immunology, chemistry.


  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry: Pharmaceutical analysis
  • Pharmaceutics: B.Pharm

Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajahmundry

M. Tech Computer Science & Technology

  • B.E/B.Tech/MSc in /Maths/InformationSystems/Applied/Electronics/Maths/PhysicsComputer Science/Statistics, MCA of ANUR or its equivalent, AMIE, with diploma in the relevant branch.

Sri Padmavathi Mahila University, Tirupathi

M. Pharm

  • Pharmaceutics/ Pharmacology/Pharmaceutical Chemistry: B. Pharmacy


  • Computer Science & Engineering: B.E/B.Tech in CSE/IT or minimum 50% aggregate in BE/B.Tech degree.
  • Digital Electronics & Communication Systems: B.E/B.Tech/AMIE /AMIETE in Electronics & Communication Engineering or 50% aggregate in B.E/B.Tech degree.
  • Power Electronics and Drives: B.E/B.Tech/AMIE in Electrical & Electronics Engineering or 50% aggregate in B.E/B.Tech degree.
  • Machine Design: B.E/B.Tech/AMIE in Mechanical Engineering / Production Engineering or 50% aggregate in B.E/B.Tech degree

Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur

M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

  • B.E/B.Tech. /AMIE in CSE/CSIT/IT/CSSE, M.Sc. (Information Technology), MCA (or) Equivalent

M.Tech Electrical & Electronics Engineering

  • B.Tech/BE /AMIE in Electrical & Electronics Engineering or Equivalent degree.

M.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering

  • B.E/B.Tech. /AMIE in ECE/EEE/CSE/CSIT/EIE/AMIETE/M.Sc(Electronics/ Instrumentation) or Equivalent degree.

M. Pharmacy Courses

  • Aspirants must have a B. Pharm degree.

Nannaya University, Rajahmundry

M.Tech (Computer Science & Technology)

  • B.E/B.Tech/MSc in Information Systems/Maths/Applied Maths/Physics/Electronics/Computer Science/Statistics, MCA of ANUR or it is equivalent, AMIE, with the diploma in the relevant branch.


Q1. I have cleared the GPAT exam. Can I apply for AP PGECET 2021?

A. Yes, candidates having the scorecard for GPAT can apply for the exam.

Q2. I belong to Telangana. Am I eligible for the AP PGECET exam?

Ans. Yes, you are eligible for the AP PGECET exam.

Q3. In October, I will be 21, so can I apply for the AP PGECET exam 2021?

Ans. No, the authorities have fixed the AP PGECET age limit, i.e., you must be at least 21 years before applying for the exam.


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