TS ECET 2024 - Syllabus, Eligibility, Application form, 2024 Notification

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Exam Name Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Exam
Commonly Known As TSECET
Organizing Authority Telangana State Council of Higher Education
Official Website  https://tsecet.nic.in/Default.aspx
Exam Type State Level Entrance Examination
Programs Offered Engineering and Pharmacy Courses
Mode of Exam Computer based
Number of questions 200
Total Marks 200
Type of questions MCQ
Exam duration 3 Hours
Eligibility Criteria Candidates should have scored at least 45% in their bachelors’ degree (general category), 40% for candidates belonging to the reserved categories
Exam Date  9th May, 2018

What is TSECET?

Telangana State Engineering Common Entrance test (TS ECET) is organized by JNTU, Hyderabad (Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University) on behalf of the Telangana state Council of Higher Education (TSCHE). The test is for diploma holders and BSc-mathematics degree holders.The test is conducted for lateral entry into B.E, B tech, B pharm courses for the academic year in the state of Telangana.

Structure of TSECET exam

TS ECET examination is an online and offline/pen-paper test. The exam paper pattern will differ from course to course.

Sections: There are different sections and subjects in each course of the examination. Engineering and pharmacy have four subjects each and B.Sc mathematics has three subjects.

Duration: The duration for all the exams will be of 3 hours and the total marks will be 200.

Questions: The nature of questions in each section is multiple choices (four options) and the type of questions is objective.

Marks: 1 mark is given for each correct answer. There is no negative marking for wrong/ incorrect answers.The question papers are conducted separately for each branch of engineering.

Below is the complete stream-wise paper pattern of TS ECET examination:

TS ECET Exam pattern for Engineering

Subject Number of questions Maximum marks Time duration
Engineering subjects (separate for each branch) 100 100 3 hours
Mathematics 50 50
Physics 25 25
Chemistry 25 25
Total 200 questions 200 marks

TS ECET Exam pattern for Pharmacy

Subject Number of questions Maximum marks Time duration
Pharmaceutics 50 50 3 hours
Pharmacology 50 50
Pharmaceutical chemistry 50 50
Pharmacognosy 50 50
Total 200 questions 200 marks

TS ECET Exam pattern for B.Sc. – Mathematics

Subject Number of questions Maximum marks Time duration
Analytical ability 50 50 3 hours
Mathematics 100 100
Communicative English 50 50
Total 200 questions 200 marks

TSECET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality: Candidate can apply to TS ECET only if they are an Indian citizen.
  • Domicile: The candidate should belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh and satisfy the condition of local/non-local status.
  • Age Limit: The minimum age limit to apply for the examination is 18 years.

Academic Qualification-

  • The candidate should minimum have a diploma in Engineering/Technology/Pharmacy from Telangana State Board of Technical Education or should minimum qualifying the 3-year degree course in BSc mathematics from a recognized university or institution of Telangana or Andhra Pradesh.
  • Candidates who are currently pursuing the degree course are also eligible to apply for the TS ECET for E and Bachelor in pharmacy courses.
  • A candidate should minimum obtain 45% marks in the diploma or degree course.
  • relaxation of 5% is provided to reserved category candidates.

Application forms and submission procedure

The online application form for TS-ECET will tentatively be available by the second week of March 2018.

Step-By-Step Procedure for TS ECET Application For Submission

  • STEP-1: Registration for TS ECET
  • STEP-2: Fee Payment
  • STEP-3: Form Filling
  • STEP-4: Application Form Submission

Registration & Fee Payment

Candidates can apply for the application form only through online mode. The candidates have to first register themselves through the official website of the examination by paying the fee which is INR 500/- for general category candidates and INR 300/- for SC ST reserved category candidates.

The fee can be paid through online mode that is by net banking or credit card or debit card.

Form Filling

After registering the candidates will have a unique ID and password through which they can log in to the official website and fill the application form by entering their personal details, qualifying exam details, contact details and uploading the photograph which should be up to 40 KB and signature which should be up to 20 KB in JPG format.


After entering all the details of the application form, the candidate must submit it and take a printout of the same for future reference or for the counselling process.


Admit Card

  • The admit card hall ticket will be issued to the candidate by April 2018.
  • Without the admit card the candidate is not applicable to write the examination.
  • The candidates can download the admit card from the official website of the examination by clicking on the link ‘download the TS ECET 2018 admit card’.
  • To download the admit card candidate have to enter details like the registered application number and date of birth

Details on  the admit card

The details which are included on the admit card are as follows

  • Candidates name
  • Date, time, venue of the examination
  • Examination center code
  • Photograph of the candidate
  • Signature of the candidate
  • General instructions

In addition, to admit card, the candidate must also carry and another identity proof which could be checked between the exams.

Admission Procedure

The results of the examination will be available on the official website. Candidates can check their entrance test results by entering the roll number from the official website of the examination. TS ECET result will be merit-based and according to the rank secured by the candidates.

After the declaration of TS ECET results, the Telangana engineering admission of counselling 2018 will be conducted. The candidates have to register for the counselling session after successfully clearing/passing the TS ECET. The qualified candidates will be called for counselling as per their performance in the examination and preferences given in the online application form.

During the counselling session, it is important for the candidates to carry certain documents like that TS ECET admit card, TS ECET hall ticket or admit card, rank card, Aadhar card, 10th and 12thmarksheet, diploma or degree certificates and mark sheets, transfer certificate, domicile certificate of Telangana or Andhra Pradesh state.

List of courses that the candidates can choose for admission are as follows:

ANE Aeronautical Engineering
ASE Aerospace Engineering
AUT Automobile Engineering
BIO Bio-Technology
BME Bio-Medical Engineering
CEE Civil and Environmental Engineering
CER Chemical (Ceramic) Technology
CHE Chemical Engineering
CIV Civil Engineering
CPE Chemical Petro Engineering
CSE Computer Science and Engineering
CSS Computer Science and Systems Engineering
CST Computer Science and Technology
CVT Civil Technology
ECE Electronics and Communication Engineering
ECM Electronics and Computer Engineering
ECS Electronics Control Systems Engineering
EEE Electrical and Electronics Engineering
EIE Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
ETC Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering.
ETM Electronics and Telematics
GIN Geo-Informatics
ICE Instrumentation and Control Engineering
INF Information Technology
IPE Industrial Production Engineering
IST Instrumentation Engineering and Technology
MCT Mechanical (Mechatronics) Engineering
MEC Mechanical Engineering
MET Metallurgical Engineering
MIN Mining Engineering
MME Mining Machinery Engineering
MMT Metallurgy and Material Engineering


The notification for Telangana state engineering common entrance test (TS ECET) 2018 for admission of candidates to B.Tech lateral entry and Bachelor in Pharmacy course. It is conducted by JNTU, Hyderabad on behalf of Telangana state Council of higher education. The notification is published on the official site of the exam by first week of March 2018.


The number of subjects varies from the type of course the candidate opts. Engineering consists of 4 subjects, B.Sc mathematics contains three subjects, and Bachelor in pharmacy has three subjects. The common subjects are mathematics, chemistry, and physics.

TS ECET syllabus for different courses and streams are as follows:

Syllabus of the common 3 subjects are as follows:

Trigonometry Atomic Structure Work, Power, and Energy
Differential Equations Acids, Bases & Solutions Heat & Thermodynamics
Matrices Water Technology Modern Physics
Differentiation & Integration Chemical Bonding Simple Harmonic motion & Acoustics
Analytical Geometry Fuels Kinematics and Friction
Complex Numbers Environmental chemistry Elements of Vectors
Polymers Units and Dimensions
Water Technology

TS ECET Mechanical Engineering Syllabus

1. Automobile Engineering
2. Thermodynamics
3. Workshop Technology
4. Refrigeration
5. Steam Boilers, Turbines & Nozzles
6. Design of Machine Elements
7. Engineering Materials & Solid Mechanics
8. Welding, Forging, Foundry and Conventions in drawing
9. Industrial Management and Engineering
10. Hydraulic Machines and Pneumatics

TSECET Civil Engineering Syllabus

1. Theory of Structures
2. Hydraulics
3. Surveying
4. Irrigation Engineering
5. Reinforced Concrete Structures
6. The strength of Materials.

TS ECET Electrical and Electronics Engineering Syllabus

1. Basic Electrical Engineering.
2. A.C And D.C Machines.
3. Batteries & Measuring Instruments.
4. A.C. Circuits And Transformers.
5. Power System Generation & Protection
6. Basic Electronics and Digital Electronics
7. Power Electronics
8. Micro Controller
9. Electric Traction.
10. Electrical Estimation.

TS ECET syllabus for Electronics and Communication Engineering- 2

1. Microcontrollers and Microprocessors.
2. Audio Video Systems.
3. Digital Electronics.
4. Circuit Theory.
5. Electronic Devices and Circuits.
6. Industrial and Power Electronics.
7. Electronic Measuring Instruments.
8. Advanced Communication Systems.
9. Communication Systems.
10. Data Communications and Computer Networks.

TS ECET Computer Science Engineering Syllabus

1. Java Programming
2. Object-Oriented Programming Through C++.
3. C and Data Structures.
4. Operating Systems.
6. Computer Networks & Organization
7. Digital Electronics & Microprocessors
8. Internet Programming.

TS ECET Ceramic Technology Syllabus

1. Enamels and Glazes.
2. Glass Technology.
3. Cement Technology.
4. Geology and Mineralogy of Ceramic Raw Materials.
5. Advanced Ceramics.
6. Fuels, Furnaces & Pyrometry.
7. White Ware & Heavy Clay Ware.

TS ECET Chemical Engineering Syllabus

1. Heat Transfer
2. Chemical process principles.
3. Material Technology.
4. Inorganic Chemical Technology.
5. Organic Chemical Technology.
6. Energy Technology & Plant Operation.
7. Fluid mechanics.
8. Instrumentation & Process control.
9. Environmental Studies and Pollution Control Engineering.
10. Mass Transfer
11. Mechanical unit operations.
12. Thermodynamics and Reaction Engineering.

TS ECET Metallurgical Engineering Syllabus

1. Elementary Principles of Metallurgy.
2. Fuels, Refractories, and Pyrometry.
3. Material Testing.
4. Metallurgical Thermodynamics.
5. Welding Technology.
6. Physical Metallurgy.
7. Mechanical Metallurgy.
8. Heat Treatment Technology.
9. Ferrous Extractive Metallurgy.
10. Non-Ferrous Extractive Metallurgy.
11. Foundry Technology.

TS ECET Mining Engineering Syllabus

1. Mining Geology.
2. Methods of Working – Coal.
3. Mine Surveying.
4. Methods of Working Metal.
5. Mine Environmental Engineering – 1.
6. Mine Environmental Engineering – 2.
7. Mining Legislation and Mine Management.
8. Elements of Mining.
9. Mining Machinery – 1.
10. Mining Machinery – 2.

TS ECET Syllabus for Bio-Technology

1. Bio-Physics.
2. Genetics and Cell Biology.
3. Microbiology.
4. Enzyme Engineering.
5. Basic Industrial Biotechnology.
6. Bio-Reactor Engineering.
7. Molecular Biology – Genetic Engineering.
8. Plant Bio-Technology.
9. Bio-Bioinformatics.
10. Animal Bio-Technology.

TS ECET Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering Syllabus

1. Electrical Engineering.
2. Industrial electronics and control engineering.
3. Electronics.
4. Digital Electronics.
5. Electronic Measuring Instruments.
6. Process Instrumentation.
7. Process Control.
8. Communications and Linear IC Applications.
9. Analytical and Biomedical instrumentation.
10. Micro controller & PLCs.

TS ECET Syllabus 2018 for Pharmacy

Pharmaceutics Pharmaceutical Chemistry Pharmacognosy Pharmacology
Pharmaceutics – I. Pharmaceutical Chemistry – I. Pharmacognosy. Health Education
Pharmaceutics – II. Pharmaceutical Chemistry – II. Pharmacology and Toxicology. Human Anatomy & Physiology.
Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence. Biochemistry and Clinical Pathology. Drug Store & Business Management. Community Pharmacy subjects
e- Hospital Pharmacy & Clinical Pharmacy.

TS ECET Syllabus for B.Sc

Mathematics Analytical Ability Communicative English Syllabus
First Order &First-degree Differential Equations Coding & Decoding Problems Vocabulary
Higher-Order Linear Differential Equations. Data Sufficiency. Grammar
Permutations Data Analysis Error Analysis
Elements of Number Theory. Sequences and Series. Reading Comprehension
Vector Differentiation & Integration Date, Time and Arrangement Problems. Functional English
Binary Operations Rearrangement of Parts in Sentences
Cyclic Groups
Normal Subgroups and Factor Groups.
Plane & Sphere.
Real Numbers.
Sequences and Series.
Systems of Linear Equations
Vector Spaces.
Linear Transformations and Matrices.

TSECET 2018 Important Dates

Important dates for TS ECET 2018 are as follows:

Notification release for examination details 1st week of March 2018
Commencement of online application form 2nd week of March 2018
Last date to submit application form without late fees 2nd week of April 2018
Last date to submit application form with late fees Until last week of April 2018
Downloading of Admit card/ Hall ticket 1st week of May 2018
Date of Examination 2nd week of May 2018
Declaration of Preliminary Key 2nd or 3rd week of May 2018
Result of the examination 4th week of May 2018
Counselling Starts By 1st week of June 2018

List of TSECET Examination Centres

The exam centers for TS ECET are as follows:

  • Hyderabad
  • Warangal
  • Karimnagar Nizamabad
  • Khammam
  • Kothagudem
  • Mahabubnagar
  • Nalgonda
  • Adilabad
  • Rudrampur

Contact Details

Candidates can contact the following address and phone number for their query and other test related issues.


TS ECET 2018 Office,

ECET Office, 1st Floor, College Main Building,

JNTUH College of Engineering (Autonomous),

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad,

Kukatpally, Hyderabad – 500085.

Contact numbers: +91-40-23155225 Fax: +91-40-23155225

Email Idconvener2018@tsecet.in

Website: tsecet.in

List of colleges accepting TSECET score

Top colleges that accept TS ECET scores are as follows:

TSECET Results

The TS ECET 2018 results will be available on the official portal of the examination by the second week of May 2018.  Once on the result page, the candidate has to enter their hall ticket number to access the result. The results will be based on merit and on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the test.

The candidate must obtain minimum 50% marks out of 200 to be eligible for rank. It means that the candidate must obtain 25% aggregate marks in the four/three subjects.


The candidates can download the TS CET cut off marks online from the official site of the test. The link to download the PDF and check the cutoff marks will be available on the search button provided at the top of the website.

Out of 24,458 candidates, 22,450 candidates qualified the TS ECET 2017 examination. The total qualified percentage of the examination was 91.79%. Out of the total qualified candidates, 5,591 were female candidates and 16,859 were male candidates.

Score Validity

Score/ Rank of TS ECET is valid for an academic year for which the candidate has given the entrance test. It cannot be used next year or as any other entrance test score.

Reservation/Seat Distribution

A certain number of seats are reserved for SC/ST candidates, PwD candidates, candidates having defence backgrounds etc.

Candidates can download the seat reservation/distribution list from the official website of the exam.

TSECET 2018 Counselling Schedule

The notification for admission cum counselling session of Telangana state engineering common entrance test 2018 will be published in the newspaper as well as the official website of the exam. Candidates will also receive notification via SMS and/or email.

The schedule for the counselling session is as follows:








Sample Paper

The answer key for TS ECET 2018 will be uploaded on the official website of the exam, after the examination which can be easily downloaded by the candidates.

Important guidelines for TS-ECET examination

  • The allotment order details will be forwarded to the TSECET candidates through SMS on the registered mobile number.
  • The web counselling session procedure is mainly for diploma and B.Sc. degree holders.
  • To secure good rank in the TS ECET examination the candidates must solve previous year question papers and go through the answer keys.
  • The candidate should have basic knowledge and clear all the concepts regarding the subjects.
  • The documents to be uploaded during the online application process must meet the guidelines as stated in the application form.
  • There is no other offline mode for filling the application form.
  • Payment of fees can only be done online.
  • Time management is very crucial during the examination period.
  • During the offline mode, examination candidates must tick or darken the answer properly.
  • During the online application form filling process candidates must read the instructions terms and conditions properly before submitting.
  • Once the application online application is filled the information details cannot be changed.


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