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Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test

The Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET) is an entrance examination conducted by Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh for admission into various postgraduate engineering and technology programs offered at universities and educational institutes in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The AP PGECET is a competitive exam for science and engineering students interested in pursuing M.Tech and Master's degrees in fields like Computer Science, IT, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering among others. The AP PGECET is a Computer Based Entrance Test consisting of questions from subjects like Engineering Mathematics, General Aptitude and Engineering/Technology. In the AP PGECET 2023 exam held in May 2023, a total of 15,547 students appeared for the exam of which 12,864 candidates have qualified. The exam is held every year typically in May. For the AP PGECET 2024 exam, the notification for the exam is expected to be released in February 2024 while the exam itself is expected to be conducted in the last week of May 2024. The results of AP PGECET 2024 exam are expected by 2nd week of June 2024.

AP PGECET 2024 Syllabus

Subject Topics
General Aptitude Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation
Engineering Mathematics Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, Calculus, Probability and Statistics
Physics Mechanics, Electromagnetism, Optics, Modern Physics
Chemistry General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry
Computer Science Data Structures and Algorithms, Programming Languages, Operating Systems, Computer Networks

AP PGECET 2024 Exam Pattern Highlights

Characteristic Description
Mode of Exam Online Computer Based Mode (CBT)
Duration 2 hours will be given to solve the question paper.
Total Questions 120 multiple-choice questions will be asked.
Type of Question Objective type questions
Language of Paper The exam will be conducted in English language only.
Marking Scheme For each correct response, 1 mark will be awarded. There will be no negative marking.
Minimum qualifying marks To secure a rank in the AP PGECET, aspirants need to obtain qualifying percentage of marks, which is 35% of the total marks.

AP PGECET 2024 Books: Paper-wise Reference Books

Paper Reference Books
General Aptitude * Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Aggarwal * Logical Reasoning for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Aggarwal * Data Interpretation for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Aggarwal
Engineering Mathematics * Engineering Mathematics by G.K. Bhattacharyya * Higher Engineering Mathematics by B.S. Grewal
Physics * Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma * Physics for Engineers by I.E. Irodov
Chemistry * Physical Chemistry by J.D. Lee * Organic Chemistry by O.P. Tandon * Inorganic Chemistry by N.V. Sidgwick
Computer Science * Data Structures and Algorithms by Thomas H. Cormen * Introduction to Algorithms by Thomas H. Cormen

Best Books for AP PGECET - Food Technology

Book Author Publisher
Textbook of Food Science and Technology M.M. Surh Tata McGraw-Hill Education
Food Science and Technology R.K. Tiwari Pearson
Food Microbiology M.S. Bajaj S. Chand
Food Engineering B.N. Ganguly PHI Learning
Sensory Evaluation of Food P.K. Das CRC Press
Food Processing Technology S.S. Kulkarni Vikas Publishing
Food Chemistry R.P. Singh PHI Learning
Food Packaging Technology K.K. Sastry Woodhead Publishing
Food Biotechnology D.K. Salunkhe CRC Press
Advanced Food Microbiology M.E. Stiles Springer
Food Analysis P.K. Kulkarni McGraw-Hill Education

Best Books for AP PGECET - Electronics & Communication Engineering

Book Author Publisher
Fundamentals of Electronics Engineering A.K. Ghatak and S.K. Mukerjee PHI Learning
Basic Electronics A.P. Godse and U.A. Bakshi Tata McGraw-Hill Education
Communication Systems Simon Haykin John Wiley & Sons
Signals and Systems Alan V. Oppenheim and Ronald W. Schafer Pearson
Microwave Engineering Robert E. Collin Tata McGraw-Hill Education
Digital Signal Processing Proakis and Manolakis Pearson
Linear Integrated Circuits Sedra and Smith Oxford University Press
Microprocessor and Microcontrollers M. Morris Mano and Michael Morris Pearson
Communication Networks Behrouz A. Forouzan McGraw-Hill Education
VLSI Design Carl Mead and Lynn Conway McGraw-Hill Education
Antennas and Wave Propagation John D. Kraus and Ronald J. Marhefka McGraw-Hill Education

Best Books for AP PGECET – Geo-Engineering & Geo-Informatics

Book Author Publisher
Principles of Geoinformatics R.K. Gupta and Subhash Chandar PHI Learning
Geoinformatics and Geostatistics M.P. Singh Pearson
Remote Sensing R.S. Sirohi S. Chand
GIS Fundamentals and Applications P.P. Agarwal and R.K. Tewari PHI Learning
GIS for Environmental Management S.K. Agarwal Tata McGraw-Hill Education
Geo-Engineering Milutin Srbulov CRC Press
Geotechnical Engineering B.M. Das Pearson
Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering K.S. Prakash PHI Learning
Engineering Geology G.K. Paliwal PHI Learning
Environmental Geology S.K. Agarwal Tata McGraw-Hill Education

Best Books for AP PGECET - Instrumentation Engineering

Book Author Publisher
Instrumentation Engineering R.K. Rajput and S.K. Singhal PHI Learning
Principles of Instrumentation B.S. Grewal Pearson
Measurement and Instrumentation J.D. Lenk Pearson
Industrial Instrumentation K.L. Narasimhan Tata McGraw-Hill Education
Instrumentation and Control Systems C.L. Wadhwa and S.K. Sharma S. Chand
Instrumentation for Process Control M.M. Gupta PHI Learning
Data Acquisition and Signal Processing Ashok K. Verma PHI Learning
Sensors and Transducers P.K. Sinha PHI Learning
Biomedical Instrumentation J.D. Lenk Pearson
Instrumentation in Mechatronics D.P. Kothari and S.K. Jain Tata McGraw-Hill Education

Best Books for AP PGECET - Mechanical Engineering

Book Author Publisher
Engineering Mechanics R.S. Khurmi and J.K. Gupta S. Chand
Strength of Materials S.P. Timoshenko and J.N. Goodier McGraw-Hill Education
Theory of Machines R.S. Khurmi and J.K. Gupta S. Chand
Fluid Mechanics Yunus A. Cengel and Michael A. Boles McGraw-Hill Education
Thermodynamics P.K. Nag PHI Learning
Heat Transfer Yunus A. Cengel and Michael A. Boles McGraw-Hill Education
Machine Design R.S. Khurmi and J.K. Gupta S. Chand
Manufacturing Processes Serope Kalpakjian and Steven R. Schmid Pearson
Robotics John J. Craig Pearson
Industrial Engineering: Methods, Systems, and Applications Rajan Suri Wiley

Best Books for AP PGECET - Metallurgy

Book Author Publisher
Physical Metallurgy Principles Robert E. Reed-Hill CRC Press
Introduction to Physical Metallurgy Sidney H. Avner ASM International
Physical Metallurgy: Principles and Design Gregory N. Haidemenopoulos CRC Press
Metallurgy for Engineers P.R. Mukhopadhyay and V.K. Nagpal PHI Learning
Elements of Metallurgy K.C. Chattopadhyay McGraw-Hill Education
Powder Metallurgy M. Umashankar PHI Learning
Metallurgical Thermodynamics D.G.M. Williams Elsevier
Principles of Metallurgical Processes R.A. Higgins Elsevier
Metallurgical Applications of Thermodynamics J. Szekely Wiley
Metallurgical Engineering Design R.A. Higgins Elsevier

Best Books for AP PGECET - Pharmacy

Book Author Publisher
Essentials of Medical Pharmacology Katzung McGraw-Hill Education
Pharmacology: Principles and Applications Rang and Dale Elsevier
Textbook of Pharmacology K.K. Tripathi CBS Publishers & Distributors
Pharmacology for Pharmacy Students A.K. Mukhopadhyay PHI Learning
Pharmaceutical Analysis K.R.K. Rao PHI Learning
Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems Lachman, Lieberman, and Kanig CRC Press
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology R.C. Srivastava PHI Learning
Drug Design A.D. Singh PHI Learning
Pharmacognosy K.R.K. Rao PHI Learning
Pharmaceutical Microbiology M.S. Bajaj S. Chand

AP PGECET 2024 Biology Syllabus 

Topic Subtopic
Cell Biology Cell Structure and Function, Cell Cycle, Cell Division, Cell Differentiation
Genetics Mendelian Genetics, Molecular Genetics, Human Genetics
Biochemistry Biomolecules, Metabolism, Enzymes, Cell Respiration, Photosynthesis
Microbiology Viruses, Bacteria, Fungi, Protozoa, Algae
Plant Physiology Plant Growth and Development, Plant Nutrition, Plant Movements, Plant Response to Environment
Animal Physiology Animal Nutrition, Animal Respiration, Animal Circulation, Animal Excretion, Animal Reproduction
Ecology Ecosystem, Population, Community, Biome, Biodiversity
Evolution Theories of Evolution, Evidences of Evolution, Speciation

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