CPGET MSc 2024: Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

Common Post Graduate Entrance Tests 2024 ( CPGET )

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CPGET Exam 2024: CPGET exam is scheduled to be held on July 5, 2024. CPGET 2024 registration form was released at the official website of the exam by Telangana State Council for Higher Education (TSCHE)

Application form was available at the official website of Osmania University i.e., www.osmania.ac.in. Candidates were supposed to fill the CPGET 2024 application form after, checking the required eligibility criteria for the exam. After registration, candidates will be needed to download the CPGET admit card 2024. CPGET 2024 exam dates will also be mentioned on the CPGET admit card 2024. Ahead of the CPGET 2024 exam, Osmania University has released CPGET 2024 exam day rules for candidates. Candidates interested in appearing in CPGET 2024 can get all the details related to CPGET here on this page.

CPGET is conducted annually to provide admission to students in postgraduate courses in Telangana state government universities. The CPGET exam 2024 will be held across multiple cities. Interested and eligible candidates will be able to take admissions in PG as well as Postgraduate Diploma courses through the CPGET Entrance exam. Candidates are suggested to go through the space below to learn about CPGET exam dates, CPGET application form, CPGET admit card, and other CPGET-related details.

Q:   What is the registration fee payment process for CPGET?

A:

For registration, the candidates have to visit the websites Website. The registration is complete only when the candidates enter the required primary information including the number of entrance tests to be taken and the requisite registration fee is paid. The registration fee may be paid at any T.S./A.P. online centres or by using Credit / Debit Cards or by Net Banking. Once the registration is completed successfully, the candidate will receive a Registration ID, which should be preserved by the candidate for logging in to fill the online application and for future use, if any. 

 

Q:   What is the eligibility criteria for admission through CPGET?

A:

Candidates must have passed the Qualifying Examination and secured the prescribed Minimum Marks in the subject (s)/course (s) concerned.

Candidates must have qualified in Common P G Entrance Test conducted in the concerned subject in which admission is sought.

For administrative reasons, the Convenor may, conduct the entrance test before the publication of the results of the qualifying examination concerned. But qualifying at the Entrance Test alone does not confer any right of admission into a course. In addition to being qualified at the Common Entrance Test, a candidate will be eligible for admission only if he/she passes the qualifying examination before the commencement of admissions process and secure the prescribed minimum marks in the subject (s) / course (s) concerned. He / She must submit the necessary documents listed under item VII of these instructions at the time of counseling. 

 

Q:   Can I get my CPGET admission fee reimbursed?

A:

The reimbursement of fee/scholarship is allowed only for those who pursue a PG Programme for the 1st time. For those who have already pursued any PG Courses (Professional or Non-Professional) will not be provided hostel accommodation in the University/College hostels and will not be considered for any type of scholarship whatsoever, as per GOs in force. As per Govt. of T.S. Social Welfare (Edn) Dpartment Memo the fee/scholarship reimbursement is not allowed to such candidates. Further, the maximum age for the candidates to become eligible for fee/scholarship reimbursement is as per the Government of Telangana rules in force.

 

Q:   When will CPGET exam 2024 be held?

A:

CPGET 2024 exam date has been released by the exam conducting body i.e., Osmania University. CPGET exam 2024 is scheduled to be held on July 5, 2024. After the CPGET exam schedule, the exam conducting body has also released the CPGET application form. To get more CPGET 2024 exam related information, candidates are suggested to refer the Shiksha's page or the official website of the Osmania University. 

 

Q:   When will CPGET 2024 application form release?

A:

CPGET 2024 registration form is available at the official website of the exam. The last date to submit the CPGET 2024 application form with late fee of INR 2000 is June 30, 2024. Candidates need to refer the official webiste or Shiksha's page to know more about CPGET 2024 exam.

 
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What is CPGET (OUCET)?

The Common Post Graduate Entrance Test (CPGET) is conducted by Osmania University. Through this exam, candidates can secure admission in various PG, PGD (post-graduate diploma) courses, and five-year integrated courses that are offered by Osmania University, Kakatiya University, Telangana University, Mahatma Gandhi University, Palamuru University, Satavahana University, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Telangana Mahila Visvavidyalayam. The entrance exam was earlier named OUCET (Osmania University Common Entrance Test), but now it is recognized as CPGET. Candidates clearing the Common Post Graduate Entrance Exam (CPGET) can be admissions to the courses tabulated below:

Master of Arts (MA) Master of Science (MSc)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM)

Master of Library and Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc.) Master of Social Work (MSW)
Master of Commerce (MCom) Master of Education (MEd)
Master of Physical Education (MPEd) -

Note: There is no entrance exam for the subjects – M.A. Arabic, Kannada, Marathi, Persian and Theatre Arts.

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CPGET Exam 2024 Highlights

Candidates are required to go through the table given below to know about the CPGET 2024 exam highlights.

Exam Particulars

Details

Exam Name

Common Post Graduate Entrance Exam

Conducting Body

Osmania University

Exam Level

State Level Entrance Exam

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode

Offline

Exam Duration

90 minutes

Courses Offered

MA, MSc, MCom, M.Ed, MLibSc, BLibSc, MPEd

Exam Pattern

Mulitple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Exam Fees

INR 800 for others and INR 600 for SC/ST/PH. INR 450: For each additional Subject

Exam Helpdesk no.

+91 9063273353 , +91 9908703353

Official Website

https://cpget.tsche.ac.in/

CPGET 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of CPGET 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

05 Jul '24

CPGET Exam 2024

01 Jul '24 -

05 Jul '24

CPGET Admit Card 2024

30 Jun '24

CPGET 2024 Last Date of Fee Payment of INR 2000

CPGET 2024 Notification

CPGET 2024 official notification has been released at the official website of the exam. CPGET exam notifcation has been released by the exam conducting body in online mode. CPGET, which was earlier known as Osmania University Common Entrance Test (OUCET) will be held to provide admission to candidates to PG, PG Diploma and five year integrated courses provided by the Osmania University. CPGET 2024 official notification has been released at the official website of Osmania University. CPGET official notification have details related to exam date, application date, process, eligibility criteria, admit card details, exam pattern, exam centres, coures and more.

CPGET 2024 Application Process

Candidates interested to appear for the Common Post Graduate Entrance Tests 2024 (CPGET) had to follow the below-mentioned application process. Applicants are required to apply for different courses on offer at Osmania and other participating universities via online medium. The candidate could fill up the application form, available on the official website. The next step is to make the required payment as per the candidate's category. After successful submission of the form, the applicants received the notification related to the admit card a few days before the exam date. Candidates could download the document to produce at the examination centre. Here’s the application process for the CPGET exam 2024.

Step 1: CPGET Registration

The registration is complete only when the candidates enter the required primary information including the number of entrance tests to be taken and the requisite registration fee is paid. The registration fee may be paid at any T.S./A.P. online centres or by using Credit / Debit Cards or by Net Banking. Once the registration is completed successfully, the candidate will receive a Registration ID, which should be preserved by the candidate for logging in to fill the online application and for future use, if any. Candidates had to register themselves on the for the admission by entering details such as:

Name of Applicant Date of Birth
Gender Father's Name
Mother's Name Email ID
Create Password Mobile Number

Step 2: Fill up the CPGET exam 2024 application form

The candidate has to login to website: www.osmania.ac.in, https://cpget.tsche.ac.in, www.ouadmissions.com. using their registration ID, registered mobile number and date of birth to fill and submit the Online Application. Before submitting the online application, the candidate must view and verify the application to ensure that all the entries, including the uploaded photograph and the signature, are correct. The candidate must also take a printout of the application for future reference. The candidate will be held personally responsible for any incorrect / inconsistent entries in the online application form. The University reserves the right to cancel the admission at any stage if the particulars furnished by the candidate are found to be incorrect.

Step 3: Uploading the Documents

Before submission of online application, the candidates must keep ready the scanned copies of latest passport size colour photograph, his / her signature, the latest certificates of caste, EWS (if applicable), latest income (If applicable), Aadhaar number and PH certificate (If applicable). These scanned copies have to be uploaded while filling up online application. 

Step 4: Pay CPGET Application Fee

The application fee for SC/ST/PH candidates is of INR 600/- and for Others it is INR 800/-. Candidates will have to pay INR 450/- for each additional subject. The payment can be made through Debit Card, Internet Banking. There is also a provision of late fee of INR 500/-and INR 2000/- for those who will submit their application form after the last date.

CPGET 2024 Admission Process

Admission of eligible candidates to all Programs offered by various universities is done through merit determined on the basis of an Entrance Test conducted by Osmania University. The admission process is given below:

Step 1: CPGET Admit Card 2024

The Hall Tickets along with entrance schedules and necessary instructions were made available in CPGET-2024 on the official website at least one week before the commencement of entrance tests. The candidates had to download the Hall Tickets and affix a latest passport size photograph (which is exactly similar to the one uploaded in the Online Application) in the space provided and get itself attested. Without the Hall Ticket (with self attested photograph), the candidate is not allowed to appear for entrance test.

Step 2: CPGET Entrance Exam 2024

Admissions to various courses are made on the basis of entrance test conducted for that purpose. The detailed schedule of common entrance tests was made available on the website at least one week before the commencement of entrance tests. The same was also be displayed on the notice board of the Convener, CPGET – 2024, Directorate of Admissions, Osmania University. The entrance tests in all the subjects will be of 90 minutes duration. For all entrance tests, the question paper consists of 100 objective (multiple choice only) type questions for 100 marks. The entrance test will consist of any 3 or 4 varieties of objective type items such as analogies, classification, matching, comprehension of a research study/experiment/ theoretical point of view, etc., with multiple answers besides the usual multiple choice items. The items will be framed only from the syllabus of entrance test.

Note: Thumb impressions and photograph of the candidates will be taken at the time of entrance test through biometric system. This data in soft form will be used at the time of admission, while giving hostel admission and wherever necessary.

Step 3: CPGET 2024 Results

Once the CPGET 2024 entrance exam results is announced, a rank list will be released on a designated day. On the basis of the rank list, candidates can get admission to the participating Universities.

Step 4: CPGET 2024 Counselling

Admissions are conducted through a process of web based counseling. The schedule for certificate verification was announced after declaring the results. Before allotment of admissions, the qualified and eligible candidates have to exercise options through web in the order of their preference. If the admitted candidates in each course should be found less than 10 after the second web options than that course will be cancelled for that academic year.

CPGET 2024 Application Fee

Category

Number of Subjects

Fees (INR)

General/ OBC

One

800

SC/ST/PH

One

600

All candidates

Additional subject

450

CPGET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The CPGET entrance exams cater to a number of courses and thus, the eligibility criteria for each course is different. However, candidates have to obtain a minimum of 40 per cent in the qualifying examination. There is no age criteria set. Eligibility criteria for each course are different. Check course-specific eligibility criteria for CPGET 2024 below:

CPGET Eligibility for Faculty of Arts For all the Courses under Faculty of Arts the Candidates must have secured the following % of marks or CGPA in their Qualifying Examination:

1. Candidates should have passed in the Qualifying Examination with not less than 40% marks or equivalent CGPA. A pass in the Qualifying Examination is sufficient for SC/ST candidates.
2. The candidates passing the examination compartmentally and securing required percentage of marks or equivalent CGPA are also eligible.

CPGET Eligibility for Faculty of Social Sciences

For all the courses under Faculty of Social Sciences the Candidates must have secured the following % of marks or CGPA in their Qualifying Examination:
1. Candidates should have passed in the Qualifying Examination with not less than 40% marks or equivalent CGPA. A pass in the Qualifying Examination is sufficient for SC/ST candidates.
2. The candidates passing the examination compartmentally and securing required percentage of marks or equivalent CGPA are also eligible.

CPGET Eligibility for Faculty Of Commerce

Any Graduate can appear for the exam

CPGET Eligibility for Faculty Of Education

For MEd- BEd Degree with 55% Marks (50% for SC/ST/BC candidates) or equivalent CGPA and For MPEd: B.P.Ed. Degree with 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/BC candidates).
CPGET Eligibility for Faculty Of Science   For all the Courses under Faculty of Science the Candidates must have secured the following % of marks or CGPA in their Qualifying Examination:
 1. Candidates should have passed in the Qualifying Examination with not less than 40% marks or equivalent CGPA. A pass in the Qualifying Examination is sufficient for SC/ST candidates.
2. The candidates passing the examination compartmentally and securing required percentage of marks or equivalent CGPA are also eligible.

 

CPGET 2024 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of CPGET (OUCET) 2024 are as follows:

  • The entrance tests in all the subjects is of 90 minutes duration the question paper consists of 100 objective (multiple choice only) type questions for 100 marks. 
  • The entrance test will consist of any 3 or 4 varieties of objective type items such as analogies, classification, matching, comprehension of a research study / experiment / theoretical point of view, etc., with multiple answers besides the usual multiple choice items. The items will be framed only from the syllabus of entrance test.
  • Pattern of Entrance Test for admission into M.Sc. Biochemistry, Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Genetics and Microbiology is such that candidates have to appear for a common entrance test, namely BCESFSG&M comprising of Part-A (Chemistry for 40 Marks) and Part-B (One of the optional studied at B.Sc. level among the optional subjects: Physics, Botany, Zoology, Genetics, Microbiology and Biochemistry) for 60 Marks. 
  • Pattern of Entrance Test for admissions into M.Sc. Bio-Technology comprising of Part-A (Chemistry for 40 marks) and part-B (Bio Technology for 60 Marks) 

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CPGET 2024 Syllabus

The entrance test consist of any 3 or 4 varieties of objective type items such as analogies, classification, matching, comprehension of a research study / experiment / theoretical point of view, etc., with multiple answers besides the usual multiple choice questions. The items will be framed only from the syllabus of CPGET

CPGET 2024 Books

Candidates can check important books related to CPGET below:

CPGET Mathematics Books

  • NCERT Maths book of Class XI and XII
  • R. D. Sharma Objective
  • Previous year's objective questions of JEE Main and JEE advanced (AIEEE and IIT)

CPGET Physics Books

  • NCERT Physics book of Class XI and XII
  • Objective Physics by Pradeep
  • Concepts of Physics by H. C. Verma
  • Previous year's objective questions of JEE Main and JEE advanced (AIEEE and IIT)

CPGET Chemistry Books

  • NCERT Chemistry Book of Class XI and XII
  • Objective Chemistry by Pradeep
  • Previous year's objective questions of JEE Main and JEE advanced (AIEEE and IIT)

CPGET Biology Books

  • NCERT Biology Book of Class XI and XII
  • Trueman’s Biology Class XI and XII
  • Previous year's objective questions of AIPMT and NEET

CPGET English Books

  • Word Power Made Easy New Revised & Expanded Edition by NORMAN LEWIS (ISBN-10: 0143424688)
  • OBJECTIVE GENERAL ENGLISH 01 Edition By R. S. Aggarwal (ISBN-10: 8121915317).

CPGET 2024 Preparation Tips

Candidates planning to appear for the CPGET 2024 exam need to refer the space below to know about the important CPGET 2024 preparation tips.

  • Candidates need to prepare a Time Table for study and study accordingly.
  • After this, candidates need to solve the previous years' question papers of CPGET exam to excel in the exam.
  • Candidates also need to have important prep books for CPGET.
  • Candidates should have a proper revision strategy for the exam.
  • In between the CPGET exam preparation, candidates also need to take proper rest.

CPGET 2024 Exam Centers

State City
Telangana Adilabad
K.V.Rangareddy
Khammam
Karimnagar
Kodad
Mahabubnagar
Nalgonda

CPGET 2024 Answer Key

Osmania University, the exam conducting body releases the provisional answer key of CPGET 2024 at the official website of the exam. Notably, it will also release the question papers in online mode at the official website of the exam i.e., cpget.tsche.ac.in. Once the provisional answer key is released, candidates will be able to raise objection against the CPGET 2024 provisional answer key. After the provisional answer key, the exam conducting body releases the second phase of answer key i.e., the final CPGET answer key 2024. Through the Provisional reliminary CPGET answer key, aspirants will be able to check their marked answers in the CPGET exam and calculate their expected marks.

CPGET 2024 Result

CPGET 2024 entrance exam result will be declared by the Osmania University. CPGET results 2024 will be released on the official website of Osmania University in the form of list. The list of selected candidates contains the application id and roll number of the candidates along with the counselling details and the dates of completion of admission formalities. Candidates who will appear for the examination will be required to to visit the official website to check the results of CPGET 2024.

Q:   What after the CPGET result?

A:

Candidates qualified in CPGET are eligible for admissions into Campus, Constituent and Affiliated colleges of Osmania, Kakatiya, Telangana, Mahatma Gandhi, Palamuru, Satavahana, Telangana Mahila Viswavidyalayam (TMV) and JNTUH Universities. The candidates with other than B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com. qualification like B.E., B.Tech., B. Pharmacy, LLB (5 yrs), B.C.A., etc. must go through the eligibility conditions before applying to ensure their eligibility. 

 

Q:   Where can I check CPGET result?

A:

The results of the entrance tests is released on the official websites. No personal intimation in this regard will be sent to the candidates. Before declaring the entrance test results Key & Question paper for all subjects is made available for inviting Objections in websites for a mentioned period after that the Key & Question paper will be removed from the websites.

 

Q:   What is the reservation policy for SC, ST and BC candidates in CPGET exam?

A:

The reservation policy for SC, ST and BC candidates in CPGET exam are as follows: 
Of the total number of seats available in each subject/course, following is the schedule of reservation of seats for these categories.
Schedules Caste- 15 percent
Scheduled Tribe- 10 percent 

 

CPGET 2024 Seat Reservation

Candidates can go through the below space to know about the category wise CPGET 2024 reservation criteria for Osmania University

Category Reserved Seats Percentage

Local candidates

85

Non-local candidates

15

Scheduled Caste

15

Scheduled Tribe

6

CPGET Backward Category Reserved Seat Percentage

Category

Reserved Seats Percentage

Group A

7

Group B

10

Group C

1

Group D

7

Group E

4

 

CPGET (OUCET) Counselling Process 2024

CPGET 2024 Counselling: Those candidates who are allotted provisional admission will be required to attend for certificate verification in person. Timings of certificate verification process was notified on the official website. Each candidate are allotted time for certificate verification rank and course wise. Candidates are required to pay the registration fee of INR 250/- (for Unreserved/OBC candidates) and INR 200/- (for SC/ST/PH candidates). The candidates should pay the fee online before proceeding to certificate verification. Once the payment is made, the candidates will be allotted seats provisionally. After the payment, the candidate will be eligible for certificate verification at various centres. The decentralised certificate verification will be available at the following University centres. Candidates can choose any of the following university centres for their certificate verification accroding to the schedule. Check the complete CPGET 2024 Counselling process here.

CPGET 2024 Counselling: Documents Required

In order to participate in the CPGET 2024 counselling, candidates need to have the below mentioned documents at the time of CPGET 2024 counselling. Check out the important documents required for CPGET counselling below:

  • CPGET score card
  • CPGET admit card
  • Transfer certificate
  • Domicile certificate (If applicable)
  • Bachelor's degree certificate
  • 10th standard marksheet
  • Income certificate (If applicable)
  • Community certificate (If applicable)

 

CPGET 2024 Contact Information

Convener,
Directorate of Admissions,
Osmania University,
Hyderabad - 500 007.
Telangana State

Phone: +91 9063273353 , +91 9908703353
Email: cpget2023@gmail.com

CPGET 2024 FAQs

Check out the FAQs related to CPGET exam below:

Q:   What is the admission process of CPGET?

A:

Admissions are conducted through a process of web based counseling. The schedule for certificate verification has been announced at the official website of the exam. Before allotment of admissions, the qualified and eligible candidates have to exercise options through web in the order of their preference. If the admitted candidates in each course should be found less than 10 after the second web options than that course will be cancelled for that academic year. 

 

Q:   When is CPGET hall ticket released?

A:

The Hall Tickets along with entrance schedules and necessary instructions are released on CPGET official websites ahead of the entrance tests. The candidates are supposed to download the Hall Tickets and affix a the latest passport size photograph (which is exactly similar to the one uploaded in the Online Application) in the space provided and get itself attested. Without the Hall Ticket (with self attested photograph), the candidate are not allowed to appear for entrance test. 

 

Q:   What is the reservation policy for local and non local candidates in CPGET exam?

A:

The reservation policy for local and non-local candidates in CPGET are as follows:
i) Admission to 85% of the available seats in every course shall be reserved in favour of the local candidates in relation to the local area in respect of Telangana. subject to community and other reservations in force.
ii) The remaining 15% of the seats which are open to local and non -locals shall be filled up subject to similar reservation as applicable to 85% local candidates

 

Q:   What is the reservation policy for backward class and EWS candidates in CPGET exam?

A:

The reservation policy for backward class and EWS candidates in CPGET exam are as follows:
Backward Class
Group A- 7 percent
Group B- 10 percent
Group C- 1 percent
Group D- 7 percent
Group E- 4 percent (subject to court decision)
EWS- As per the government orders of Telangana Government.

 

Q:   What is the reservation policy for women candidates in CPGET exam?

A:

Wherever applicable, a minimum of 33.33% of the available seats in each course will be allotted to women candidates from each category, i.e. Open, S.C., S.T. and in all the groups in BC category taking a subject in each college as a unit. This rule is not applicable (i) if women candidates selected on merit in each category form 33.33 % or more of the seats therein; and (ii) for seats under various special categories. In the absence of suitable women candidates in the respective categories, these seats shall be filled in with men candidates of the same category. 

 

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