TS ECET 2020: Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Admit Card, Results, Counselling,

Exam Date : August 31, 2020
Result Date : September 11, 2020

If you are looking to pursue B.E, B.Tech and B.Pharm in Telangana's top institutions, then appearing for the TS ECET exam is a must for you. Achieving merit in this exam will get you to take admission in top education institutes of Telangana State.

Latest News on TS ECET 2020

Latest Update: 

  • October 6, 2020: Registration, Payment of Fees, Slot Booking, and Certificate Verification for the Final Phase of the TS ECET 2020 Counselling process is open now. Seats will be allotted on or after October 9, 2020.
  • September 28, 2020: The TS ECET 2020 Phase-1 Allotment Order is released. Candidates can download the allotment order by logging in. Click here for the direct link.
  • September 18, 2020: The TS ECET 2020 Counselling dates have been released. Candidates can check out the counselling dates in the counselling section and important dates section
  • September 11, 2020: The results for the TS ECET 2020 Exam are announced. Candidates can check their scorecards by logging in with their username and password.

Content

What is TS ECET?

  • About TS ECET: Telangana State Engineering Common Entrance Test (TS ECET) is a State Level Entrance Test conducted by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH) on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE) for admission into BE/ B.Tech/ B.Pharm for Diploma Holders.

TS ECET

  • Conducting Body: TS ECET is conducted every year by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH) on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE).

  • Level: Telangana State Engineering Common Entrance Test (TS ECET) is a State Level Entrance Test.

  • Courses Offered: Admission into BE/ B.Tech/ B.Pharm for Diploma Holders is offered through TS ECET 2020.

  • Mode and Date: TS ECET 2020 will be conducted online i.e. Computer-based Test (PBT) on August 31, 2020 in 14 different cities in the state of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

The Exam Highlights and Details for the TS ECET 2020 Exam are given below in the form of a table. Candidates can view and make a note of the same. 

TS ECET at a glance
Exam Name Telangana State Engineering Common Entrance Test
Acronym TS ECET
Conducting Body Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTUH) on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE)
Level State
Category Undergraduate
Frequency Once a Year
Course Offered BE/ B.Tech/ B.Pharm
Mode Online i.e. Computer-based Test (PBT)
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
No. of Question 200
Duration 3 hours i.e. 180 minutes
Marking Scheme 1 mark will be given for the correct answer
Medium English
Apart from the main details and highlights, candidates should also check out the different types of courses that are offered to them through this TS ECET 2020 Exam. 

Courses Offered through TS ECET 2020

Candidates can check out the different courses offered through the TS ECET 2020 Exam that are elaborated below in the table. They can view and make a note of the same. 

Course offered after TS ECET
Stream Course
Engineering BE
B.Tech
Pharmacy B.Pharm

TS ECET 2020 Exam Date

The TS ECET 2020 Exam date is released by its governing body. The application process for the TS ECET 2020 began on the February 24, 2020 and terminated on the June 10, 2020. The TS ECET 2020 Exam was conducted on the scheduled date with the results being published on time, as expected. The detailed information about the various processes associated with the TS ECET 2020 is stated below.

  • Registration: Application Form will be available on the official website i.e. ecet.tsche.ac.in from February 24, 2020 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on June 10, 2020 without the late fee. 
  • Admit Card: The Admit Card will be available online for all the candidates from August 27, 2020. 
  • Examination: TS ECET 2020 will be conducted Online i.e. Computer-based Test (PBT). The exam will be conducted on August 31, 2020.
  • Results: Results will be declared on the official website for all the candidates.
  • Counselling: Candidates who have cleared the TS ECET 2020 will be called for the counselling process.
TS ECET Exam Dates 2020
Events Dates
Availability of Notification February 20, 2020
Opening of registration February 24, 2020
Last Date of Registration June 10, 2020
Last date of Registration with INR 500 late fee June 18, 2020
Last Date to register with INR 1000 late fee June 25, 2020
Last date to register with INR 5000 late fee June 29, 2020
Last date to register with INR 10,000 late fee July 15, 2020
Release of Admit Card June 27, 2020
 Examination date August 31, 2020 
Declaration of Results September 11, 2020

Candidates can visit this page regularly for further updates and information regarding the TS ECET 2020 Exam Date. 

TS ECET 2020 Notification

The TS ECET 2020 Notification is released by the JNTUH on its official website. The TS ECET 2020 Exam will be conducted on August 31, 2020 and the official notification stating the release of the result date will be released by the JNTUH and the result will be released on September 11, 2020. The TS ECET 2020 Admit Card will be released on the June 27, 2020. Candidates can check in to this page regularly for further updates and information regarding the examination.

TS ECET 2020 Eligibility

Candidates should make sure that they clear certain Eligibility Criteria laid down, in order to be eligible for the Examination. The information regarding the TS ECET 2020 Eligibility Criteria is mentioned below.

Education

The candidate must have passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology/ Pharmacy from the State Board of Technical Education of Telangana State / Andhra Pradesh or any other Diploma recognized by the Government of Telangana/ Andhra Pradesh as equivalent thereto for admission into the relevant BE/ B.Tech/ B.Pharmacy courses.

The candidates should have passed B.Sc. with Mathematics as a major subject from a recognized University in the Telangana/ Andhra Pradesh state or its equivalent.

Candidates who are pursuing a Diploma course under sandwich pattern shall be eligible for entry into the relevant BE/ B.Tech/ B.Pharmacy courses provided they have completed the practical training for the sandwich course before the close of counselling for entry into the relevant course.

The candidates should have passed Diploma in Engineering and Technology/ Pharmacy/ B.Sc. (Mathematics) Degree with minimum 45% marks (40% marks for reserved category candidates).

Note: Admission to 85% of the seats in each course will be allocated for the local candidates and the remaining 15% seats will be unreserved as specified. Get more information about TS ECET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

TS ECET 2020 Application Form

The TS ECET 2020 Application Form should be filled out by the Candidates with necessary details and documents. It is very important for the candidates to be aware to check the instructions and information regarding the application form prior to filling out the same. It is also mandatory for them to make sure that they have cleared the eligibility criteria for the TS ECET 2020 Exam before applying. Candidates who have not met the eligibility criteria will not be permitted to proceed with the application, and the form will be deemed invalid. The information and details associated with the application process are mentioned below:

  • Registration: Application Form will be available on the official website i.e. ecet.tsche.ac.in from February 24, 2020 and the last date to submit the Application Form is on June 10, 2020 without paying the late fee.
  • Upload Documents: The candidates should upload the following documents:
    • Recently took a coloured passport size photograph which should be less than 50 KB.
    • Signature signed on a white paper which should be less than 30 KB.
    • Left-hand thumb impression of the candidates on a white paper.
  • Registration Fee: All the candidates have to pay the following as registration fee online (Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking) and TSOnline/APOnline centres.
TS ECET Exam Fee
Category Registration Fee
General/ OBC/ Others INR 800
SC/ ST INR 400

candidates can visit this page regularly to keep a track of updates and information associated with the TS ECET 2020 Exam. 

TS ECET 2020 Admit Card

The scheduled date for the release for the TS ECET 2020 is said to be on August 25, 2020. The candidates are required to download the Admit Card prior to appearing for the TS ECET 2020 Examination. The details associated with the admit card are provided below:

  • Admit Card: The Admit Card will be available online for all the candidates from June 27, 2020.
  • Id Proof: Candidate must carry anyone government id proof such as Voter Id, PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, Passport along with the Admit Card.
  • Verification: The candidates are required to verify his/ her Hall Ticket Number, Name, Branch, Photograph etc. displayed on the screen before the commencement of the test on the day of Examination.
  • Get more information about TS ECET 2020 Admit Card

How to download TS ECET 2020 Admit Card

  • Visit the official website of the TS ECET
  • Click on the Admit Card tab 
  • Once redirected to the login page, enter the login credentials
  • Click enter
  • View the admit card and download it
  • Print the admit card

TS ECET 2020 Exam Centres

Candidates can select from the various TS ECET 2020 Exam Centres for taking up the examination, based on their comfort and vicinity. 

  • Location: TS ECET is conducted in 14 different cities in the state of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
  • Choice of Centre: Candidates have to choose the preferred Exam Centre while filling the Application Form according to their convenience.
  • Exam Centre: If enough number of candidates do not opt for a particular centre that particular centre may be cancelled and then centre chosen as the next choice will be allotted automatically.
  • Change in Centre: However, in a situation where none of the choices indicated by the candidate is available (which is unlikely to happen), one of the available centres that are geographically nearest to the first preference centre. 
  • Id Proof: Candidates must carry valid id proof along with the admit card to the exam centre without fail.
  • Reporting: Candidates are required to report to the Examination Centre by 08.30 AM on the day of Examination as the candidates have to undergo the registration process at the test centre which includes taking of photographs, capturing off fingerprint etc.
  • Get more information about TS ECET 2020 Exam Centres

TS ECET 2020 Exam Pattern

The TS ECET 2020 Exam Pattern is set by the organizing body of the exam, which is the JNTUH. It is very important for the Candidates to have a clear understanding of the TS ECET 2020 Exam Pattern in order to know the type of questions being asked in the exam and also to score more. Knowing and understanding the exam pattern will allow the candidates to be able to get an insight into the types of questions they will have to prepare for and the different sections in the exam. They can plan and strategize accordingly for the TS ECET 2020 Exam.

  • Model: TS ECET 2020 will be conducted online i.e. Computer-based Test (PBT) on August 31, 2020.
  • Question Type: The question paper will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
  • No. of Questions: The total questions will be 200 for each section (for Diploma, for B.Sc Mathematics, for Pharmacy).
  • Duration: The time given to complete the examination will be 3 hours i.e. 180 minutes.
  • Marking Scheme: One marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
  • Medium: The question paper will be in English.
  • Get more information about TS ECET 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates are advised to visit this page regularly in order to keep a track of the events. They can check-in for further updates and information so that they do not miss out any vital information associated with the TS ECET 2020 Exam.

TS ECET 2020 Syllabus

The TS ECET 2020 Syllabus is very essential for the candidates to know and understand. They can get an idea on how the topics are distributed and can understand the types of questions that will be asked in the examination, with respect to the subjects. The important highlights of the TS ECET 2020 are given below.

  • Syllabus: The syllabus for TS ECET 2020 will be based on subject related topics to check the candidate's skills.
  • Topics: There will be different topics for different subjects which are listed below:
    • Diploma: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering Paper (Civil / Electrical & Electronics / Mechanical / Electronics & Communication /Computer Science / Chemical / Metallurgical / Mining / Electronics & Instrumentation / Bio-Technology.
    • B.Sc Mathematics: Mathematics, Analytical Ability, and Communicative English.
    • Pharmacy: Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacognosy, and Pharmacology.
  • Authority: The syllabus will be decided by the National Institute of Technology.
  • Preparation: Students must make sure that they follow the correct syllabus referred by the authority to prepare well for the Telangana State Engineering Common Entrance Test.
  • Get more information about TS ECET 2020 Syllabus.

TS ECET 2020 Preparation Tips

Candidates will have to use certain techniques and strategies in order to clear the exam and score high. The TS ECET 2020 Preparation Tips help the candidates to prepare better and score better accordingly. The elaborated details and methods by which candidates can prepare for the TS ECET 2020 Exam are elaborated below. 

Plan properly

Candidates should plan properly prior to the preparation process. It is important for planning and they should follow throughout the preparation, by not deviating. This way they can follow a pattern and manage time. All the concepts and topics can be learnt in one by one. 

Knowing the topics

Candidates should be able to know the topics very well. This way candidates will be able to learn all the concepts topic wise and easily remember during the exam. There will be stronger possibilities to remember the answers during the actual TS ECET 2020 Exam. Topic-wise preparation not only allows the candidates to learn all the concepts but it also ensures that they attend any unexpected question in the exam and properly answer the same. 

Attend the known questions first

It is advised for the candidates to attend the questions that they are familiar with prior to attending the unknown and doubtful ones. This way candidates will be able to attend and confirm all the known questions quickly and use the rest of the time completely on attending the doubtful questions. 

Time Optimization

Time optimization is a very essential aspect when it comes to the preparation of the TS ECET 2020 Exam. Candidates should practise attending questions with the help of a stopwatch and try to finish writing answers for each question within the allotted time. Efficiency can be achieved in terms of time. Candidates will be able to attend all the questions without leaving anything unattended. 

Mock Test

Candidates should practise by writing Mock Test with the help of a stopwatch. They can practise by replicating the actual exam. This way they will be able to attend all the questions efficiently. With the help of mock tests, candidates not only efficiently utilize time but they also become well versed with how to effectively strategize and split time with respect to each section and question. This way they will be able to not waste excess of time on easy questions and utilize time properly for answering the hard ones.

TS ECET 2020 Exam Analysis

The TS ECET 2020 Exam was successfully conducted in two shifts (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM). The candidates were required to follow social safety guidelines to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus. The exam centres made sure to follow social distancing protocols to keep the students safe from infection. The exam was held on across 56 exam centres with 4 of them situated in Andhra Pradesh. The examination was conducted as a computer-based test.

Candidates were required to carry a photo ID along with the TS ECET 2020 Hall Ticket to be allowed to enter the exam centre. The number of students who had applied for the examination was close to 30,000.

As per student reports, the TS ECET 2020 Exam was of a moderately easy level of difficulty. Most of the questions were directly framed from the syllabus topics. A lot of students reported that the mathematics section was harder than the other sections.

The majority of students reported feeling satisfied with the level of SOP and Social Distancing Protocols implemented by the Telangana State and the staff members in the TS ECET 2020 Exam Centres.

TS ECET 2020 Results

The TS ECET 2020 Results will be published on September 11, 2020. Candidates are required to perform well during the exam since the results are completely based on the performance of the candidates. The results will be available on the official website.

  • Results: Results will be declared on the official website for all the candidates.
  • Answer Key: Answer key is a material which is published after an examination, containing answers to the questions of the concerned exam question paper which can be downloaded from the official website.
  • Scorecard: The scorecard/ rank sheet is released by the conducting authority which contains details about Name, Roll Number, Photograph, Course Applied, Marks secured in each section.
  • Merit List: Once the result has been declared the TS ECET will release a Merit List according to the marks obtained by the candidate in the entrance examination.
  • Cut-off: Cut-off refers to minimum marks required for qualifying an exam. TS ECET will announce cut-off scores after a week of the examination result. TS ECET cut-off will be announced for all categories - General, OBC, SC/ ST and physically handicapped. Factors determining the cut-off are mentioned below:
    • The number of candidates appeared for TS ECET.
    • Candidates who have cleared the State Level Law Entrance Test.
    • The difficulty level of the paper.
    • The number of seats available in Participating Universities.
  • Get more information about TS ECET 2020 Results

How to view the TS ECET 2020 Results

  • Visit the official website of the TS ECET
  • Click on the Results Tab
  • Once redirected, enter the credentials for login
  • Press enter
  • View the Results

Candidates should regularly check in to this page for further updates and information about the results and other associated events.

TS ECET 2020 Cut Off

Once the exam is over, the conducting body will release the TS ECET Cut Off list along with the result of the exam. Candidates can check the TS ECET Cut Off on the official website of the exam. The TS ECET is a state level entrance exam for B.Pharm and B.E/B.Tech course so it is important to know that the TS ECET Cut Off criteria may differ according to college/institute. 

TS ECET Qualifying Marks

Although it is true that there is no set cut off for TS ECET as it changes for every institute, there will be a qualifying criteria for the exam. Candidates must score more than the qualifying marks defined by the exam body to be eligible for applying to various colleges. The TS ECET Qualifying Marks are given below.

TS ECET Qualifying Marks
Category TS ECET Qualifying Marks TS ECET Qualifying Percentage
General/OBC 50 25%
SC/ST Non-zero score

Factors affecting TS ECET Cut Off 2020

The cut off of the TS ECET exam may change year to year. The cut off depends on certain factors that vary every year due to which the cut off also varies. The factors affecting the TS ECET Cut Off are mentioned below.

  • Number of students appearing for the exam
  • Number of qualifying students
  • Difficulty level of the exam
  • Reservation criteria
  • Available seats
  • Previous years' TS ECET cut off

TS ECET 2020 Counselling

The TS ECET 2020 Counselling process dates have been released. Candidates can check the details in the link given below.

  • Counselling: Candidates who have cleared the TS ECET 2020 will be called for the counselling process.
  • Shortlisted: Candidates who have been shortlisted based on the merit list will be called for further counselling process which will be conducted in the Specified College/ Institute on the specified date.
  • Counselling Procedure: The counselling procedure will consist of Verification of Entrance Exam Score/ Rank, Seat Allotment and Document Verification.
  • Required Documents: A candidate who is Selected or Waiting list, while appearing for admission process must bring with him his Admit Card, Required Photographs, Requisite Fee, and the original and Self-attested photocopies of all those marks sheets/ certificates which are required to be attached along with the Admission Application Form. Admission shall not be given to the candidates in the absence of any of these required documents.
  • Get more information about TS ECET 2020 Counselling

TS ECET Contact Details

TS ECET Helpdesk
Address
CAMP OFFICER
Telangana State Council of Higher Education
1st floor, JNTU Masab Tank Campus,
Mahaveer Marg, Opp. Mahaveer Hospital,
Hyderabad – 500 028.
Phone Number 7660009768, 7660009769
Email Id [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

TS ECET 2020 Exam has been postponed until further notice. The students should check the official website to get detailed updates regarding the exam.

There are 2 sections in the TS ECET exam and the total questions will be 200 for each section (for Diploma, for B.Sc Mathematics, for Pharmacy).

The TS ECET 2020 application process along with the late fee of INR 10,000 is extended till July 15, 2020.

No. The application fee varies for the general category, it is INR 800 for the application fee and INR 400 for SC/ST candidates.

The release date of the admit card has been postponed until further notice.

The candidate must be a citizen of India, and He/She must belong to Andhra Pradesh or Telangana.

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