KU PGCET 2023: Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus, Books

Parvathy Krishnakumar
Parvathy Krishnakumar

Updated on - Dec 29, 2023

KU PGCET 2023 official notification will soon be released by the conducting body on the official website. KU PGCET 2023 will be held on the state-level only. Candidates who intend to pursue higher education in Arts, Science and Commerce fields in Telengana state must keep a track of the notification release to apply for the exam on time.

Organized by Kakatiya University, Kakatiya University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test is for candidates aspiring to apply for admission into M.A, MLISC, MSW, M.Sc, M.Ed, MP.Ed, MTM, M.Com, JMC, MHRM courses of various affiliated colleges through the KU Post-Graduate Common Entrance Test. Read the article below to know more about KU PGCET 2023 exam.

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Kakatiya University is expected to release the official notification for KU PGCET 2023 on the official website soon. Kakatiya University, Warangal is a government-funded university situated in the states of Telangana. The university offers various postgraduate courses across Arts, Science, and Commerce streams.

Kakatiya University also conducts Post Graduate Common Entrance Test and it considers the marks of the qualifying exam. Usually, the university invites application for KU PGCET 2023 as per the schedule mentioned on the official website. Check the table below for the important highlights regarding KU PGCET 2023.

KU PGCET 2023 Exam Highlights
Exam Name KU PGCET
Full Form Kakatiya University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test
Exam Level State
Conducting Body Kakatiya University
Courses Offered M.A, M.com,M.Ed, MJMC, MLIBISC, M.Ped, MSC, MSW,MTM
Exam Mode Offline
Language English
Exam Duration 2.5 Hours
KU PGCET Official Website www.kakatiya.ac.in
Helpdesk director.pgadmissions@kakatiya.ac.in

KU PGCET 2023 Exam Dates

KU PGCET 2023 tentative exam dates are mentioned below. It will help the candidates keep track of all the events related to this exam. KU PGCET 2023 form dates are the most important as candidates should complete the application process before the deadline. Students should take care of this and apply as soon as possible. The application will be accessible from the university website of Kakatiya University.

KU PGCET 2023 important dates will be updated in the table below after the official notification is released.

KU PGCET 2023 Exam Dates
Events Dates
KU PGCET 2023 Application Form Start Date  To Be Announced
KU PGCET 2023 Application Form End Date To Be Announced
KUPGCET 2023 Application Form End Date With Late Fee To Be Announced
KU PGCET 2023 Admit Card Date To Be Announced
KU PGCET 2023 Exam Date To Be Announced
KU PGCET 2023 Result Date To Be Announced

KU PGCET 2023 Eligibility 

Before applying and appearing for the KU PGCET exam, candidates must check the eligibility criteria which is prescribed by the conducting authority. In case a candidate fails to meet the criteria mentioned below, they will be rejected for the admission process.

Eligibility criteria for candidates who are aspiring to apply for KU PGCET 2023 are discussed below.


Candidates should be an Indian national. They should belong to Telangana state only and should satisfy the local and Non-local requirements as laid down by the Telangana State Education Institution.

Educational Qualification

Students who have passed or appeared for the final year intermediate examination of 2023 are eligible for 5 years of integrated M.Sc course. Students belonging to the general category must have secured marks ranking between 45-50% and reserved category candidates should have secured 50% marks in the qualifying exam.

Age Limit

There are no age restrictions to be eligible for the KU PGCET exam.

KU PGCET 2023 Reservation

The reservation criteria for KU PGCET 2023 are listed below.

  • There is a reservation for female candidates, local candidates, candidates belonging to reserved categories, and other backward classes.
  • The students belonging to the districts of Khammam, Adilabad, Hyderabad (including twin cities), Karimnagar, Mahaboobnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Ranga Reddy, and Warangal are considered to be Local candidates and will fall under the 'A' Local area candidates who shall have 85% available seats in their favour and candidates outside of these mentioned districts will fall under 'B' Local candidates who shall claim the remaining 15% of the available seats.
  • The 15% seats, however, will be filled by both local and non-local candidates. For the female candidates, 33.33% of seats will be reserved in each course or subject. The ST and SC will have 15% and 7.5% seats reserved for each course or subject respectively. Additionally, the Physically challenged and backward classes will also have a reservation. 

KU PGCET 2023 Application Form

Candidates wishing to apply for KU PGCET 2023 must be a citizen of India with a relevant graduate degree. The KU PGCET Application form will be available on the official website. The application form can be filled from anywhere with a sound internet connection.

Documents Required for KU PGCET 2023 Application Form

Before filling KU PGCET 2023 application form, candidates should have the following information/documents handy.

  • Personal Mobile Number
  • KU PGCET 2023 Information Brochure
  • Personal Details and Academic Records
  • Soft Copies of Scanned Passport size Photograph and Signature

How to Fill KU PGCET 2023 Application Form?

The steps to be followed to fill out KU PGCET 2023 application form are below.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website and click on the 'Registration Link' on the top menu to self-register for KU PGCET 2023.
  • Step 2: Enter the name and personal details along with email ID, mobile number, and date of birth as mentioned in SSC or equivalent certificate.
  • Step 3: After completion of entering the details, a user ID and password will be sent to the mobile number and email ID entered at the time of registration.
  • Step 4: Click on the 'Proceed Payment' link for paying the application fee. Post that the link will be redirected to the next page.
  • Step 5: Enter the other personal details, registration details, communication details.
  • Step 6: Upload passport size photograph and signature in jpg/jpeg format. Click on 'Save & Continue'.
  • Step 7: Enter all the educational details and click on 'Save'.
  • Step 8: A preview page will open an overview of all the details entered. Save and print the form for future reference.

KU PGCET 2023 Application Fee

The mode of paying the application fee is online. KU PGCET 2023 application fee remitted by the candidates is non-refundable. The application fee will be charged as per the category of candidates and is the same for each course.

KU PGCET 2023 Application Fee
Category Application Fee
OC/BC  INR 450

KU PGCET 2023 Admit Card

KU PGCET admit card 2023 will be released online on the university website. The admit card is a mandatory document that must be produced at the exam centre to be eligible to appear the exam. Candidates will be able to check and download their admit cards using the login credentials generated at the time of registration.

Details Mentioned on KU PGCET 2023 Admit Card

KU PGCET 2023 admit card will comprise relevant information as listed below.

  • Application Number
  • Hall Ticket Number
  • Name of Candidate
  • Father's Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Residential Address
  • Exam Name
  • Details of the Exam Centre
  • Exam Date and Time
  • Aspirant's Photograph and Signature
  • Important Instructions.

Steps to Download KU PGCET Admit Card 2023

Candidates can follow the steps below to download KU PGCET 2023 admit cards once they are released.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of Kakatiya University.
  • Step 2: Click on the 'Login' link on the top menu for downloading the admit card.
  • Step 3: Enter the user ID and password, and log in.
  • Step 4: Click on 'Download Hall Ticket' link on top the window.
  • Step 5: Download and print the admit card for future use.

KU PGCET 2023 Exam Centre

KU PGCET 2023 will be held across Warangal or Karimnagar centres. Candidates must choose their convenient exam centres at the time of filling the application form. Exam centres are liable to be changed by the university in case there is insufficient or less than 100 candidates for a specific centre.

For 5 years of integrated M.Sc program, the exam centres will be located at Warangal only. There will no entrance test conducted for M.A. (Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu), M.Sc (Food Science and Technology) and M.Sc, MIT programs.

KU PGCET 2023 Exam Pattern

KU PGCET exam pattern 2023 will include 100 objectives questions. The total time duration of the exam will be two and a half hours. No negative marks will be allotted for wrong answers. The other necessary information on KU PGCET 2023 is mentioned below.

KU PGCET 2023 Exam Pattern
Exam Mode Offline (Pen and Paper-based)
Number of Papers 1
Question Paper Type Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions
Total Marks 100
Exam Duration 150 Minutes
Exam Language English

KU PGCET 2023 Syllabus

There is no fixed syllabus for KU PGCET 2023 examination. This is because the syllabus varies from course to course. The question paper will not be identical for every course. The KU PGCET syllabus will cover portions of the concerned subjects for which an individual is applying.

KU PGCET 2023 syllabus for some courses are tabulated below.

KU PGCET 2023 Syllabus
Course Syllabus
English English Grammar
Books and Authors
Figures of Speech
Literary terms
Ages and Movements
Literary Appreciation of poem and prose passage 
Economics Micro Economics
Macro Economics
Economics development
Indian Economic problems 
Public Administration Concept and Theories
Indian Administration
Management of Resource
Political Science Concepts
Theories and Institutions
History of India
History of Modern Europe 
Sociology Definition
Its Relation to other Science
Human Society
Social Contract Theory
Status of Women in Indian Society 
Human Resource Management Language Comprehension
General Knowledge
Test of Reasoning
Management Aptitude 
Master of Social Work Human Society
Social Groups
Social Institutions
Social Problems
Social Works
Master of Education Foundation of Education
Psychological Foundation of Education
Educational Technology and Computer Education
School Management and System of Education
Master of Tourism and Management Geographical Conditions of India
Vedic Culture
Mauryan Empire
Western Impact on India 
M.Com Business Economics
Industrial Organisation and Management
Financial Accounting
Quantitative Techniques
Financial Management
Botany Diversity of Microbes
Diversity of Cryptogams
Diversity of Flowering plants
Zoology Biology of Invertebrates and Cell Biology
Biomolecules of the Cell
Animal Physiology
Applied Zoology

When it comes to best books for KU PGCET 2023 preparation, there is some highly recommended author material for beginners and advanced level preparations. Few names of the popular books recommended for KU PGCET preparation are mentioned below.

KU PGCET 2023 Recommended Books
Books Author
Success Guide PGCET- M.E/ M.Tech/EC/TC Team of experts
Final touch of PGCET Dr Shradha Runwal Gadiya
Success Guide PGCET-M.E/M.Tech/CSE/ISE Vasantha books house
Success Guide PGCET- M.E/M.Tech/Mech Eng Team of Experts

Preparation Tips for KU PGCET 2023 Exam

Students aspiring to appear for the upcoming KU PGCET Exam can follow the tips given below. Students often think that the exams are difficult. But with proper knowledge about the basics and constant practices they can easily ace this exam.

Scan the Syllabus

Before beginning the preparation it is important to know the topics given in the syllabus. The best way to know about the syllabus is to go through the previous year question papers (based on the subjects you choose).

This will give you an overall picture regarding the difficulty level of questions asked and the information about the exam pattern.

Develop a Time Table

Once after you decide to study, it is important to prepare a timetable of your own. Focus on the basics during the initial stages of preparation and also give priorities for practice. Learning the concepts and then practising rigorously is very important to crack the exam.


There can be no words enough to emphasize the importance of revision. After you learn it is important to revisit the topics once again and learn them. It will also help if you take short notes of what you learn.

Writing down the formula and other vital concepts will help you revise before the exam. Also as there are a lot of books available in the market, Picking the right study material will help you score well.

Choose Easy Subjects

You should not be leaving easy subjects. In other words, covering the easy subjects completely will help you to improve your score. Subjects like Mathematics are considered easy and high scoring.

KU PGCET 2023 Result

KU PGCET result 2023 will be equivalent to that of its rank card. Candidates can go to the official website for checking results. The results will be published after the completion of the exam. The results will consist of information including the rank, results and score.

Steps to Check KU PGCET 2023 Result

Follow the steps below to check KU PGCET 2023 results.

  • Step 1: Go to the official website of Kakatiya University.
  • Step 2: Click on the 'KU PGCET 2023 Result' link.
  • Step 3: Enter registration number and date of birth.
  • Step 4: Click on the 'Submit' button and download the results.

KU PGCET 2023 Cut Off

KU PGCET 2023 cut off for each category is different and according to the minimum marks secured, candidates will be shortlisted. Likewise, the candidate who has the best rank will be provided with the admission options in the top colleges affiliated under the university. The candidate who gets the qualifying marks will be called for the counselling procedure.

KU PGCET expected cut off for the year 2023 are below:

KU PGCET 2023 Cut Off (Expected)
Category Cut Off Marks
Open Category 30
Backward Caste 30
Physically Handicapped 30
Scheduled Caste 0
Scheduled Tribe 0

KU PGCET 2023 Counselling

KU PGCET counselling will be conducted in three rounds. Candidates who have successfully qualified the entrance test are eligible to attend the counselling. The first round of counselling will commence after the results are announced. Aspirants must follow the below instructions on the day of counselling.

  • All candidates must bring the Transfer Certificate on the centre on the day of counselling for verification. One set of copies of the same has to be submitted at the counselling venue.
  • The counselling fees has to be remitted on the day of counselling to get the admission form and admit card for the counselling.
  • Post confirmation of the admission candidates must report to the concerned college within the specified date mentioned on the admit card and submit the following documents:
    • Admit Card
    • Admission Form
    • Transfer Certificate in addition to all the original certificates.

KU PGCET 2023 Contact Details

Candidates can contact the Director, PG Admissions, if they have any queries regarding KU PGCET 2023 exam using the following contact details.

Contact Number: 0870-2461467, 2438855

Email ID: director.pgadmissions@kakatiya.ac.in

Official Website: www.kakatiya.ac.in



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