APSCHE Announces AP PGECET Results 2019

Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) declared the AP PGECET results on the official website, scheap.ap.gov.in., as per IE report. Andhra Pradesh Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test (AP PGECET) is carried out for students aiming to pursue post graduation in engineering and medical courses from colleges in the state. AP PGECET 2019 was conducted by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on behalf of APSCHE. As many as 20,986 out of 24,248 candidates who appeared for the exam have qualified it. The counselling process will begin in June, noted the report. The candidates who gain positive qualifying status are required to move forward for the counselling session. Along with the AP PGECET result 2019, the rank cards for the candidates will also be available for download separately.

P. Shyaama Rajitha topped in bio-technology, A. Veda Sree in chemical engineering, Mahanthi Anjani Bai in civil engineering, K.H.N Sita Ragini in computer science and engineering, T.Mahendra in electronics and communication engineering, M.Jyoshna in electrical engineering, P.Raavali in food technology, A.Ravi Teja in EEO engineering, S.M.Sindoori in instrumentation engineering, A.Sai Charan in mechanical engineering, S.Sai Prakash in metallurgical engineering, P.Manthru Naik in nano technology and P.Prudhvi topped in pharmacy. The examination was held from May 2 to 4 for all the candidates who are seeking admission into the postgraduate degree courses in the state. The test was for duration of two hours and consisted of 120 multiple choice questions.

The National Educational Policy, 1986, recommended that state level planning and coordination of Higher Education shall be done through councils of Higher Education and that the University Grants Commission (UGC) and these Councils will develop coordinative methods to keep a watch on standards. The UGC constituted a committee to make recommendations regarding setting up of State Councils of Higher Education as per theaforesaid National Policy. The said committee recommended that there is a pressing need for effective machinery for promotion and co-ordination of Higher Education at the state level and co-ordination of state level programs with those of the UGC. The UGC has laid down the guidelines for setting up State Councils of Higher Education as recommended by the said committee. The State Government has accordingly decided to fill the gap by constituting a State Council of Higher Education as recommended in the National Educational Policy of the Government of India and as recommended by the committee constituted by the UGC

Thus, the AP State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) came into existence w.e.f. 20.05.1988 through Act 16 of 1988 to advise the Government in matters relating to Higher Education in the State and to oversee its development with perspective planning and for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.

The APSCHE, first of its kind in the country, was established as per the recommendations of the National Education Policy 1986, is primarily a coordinating body between the University Grants Commission (UGC), the State Government and the Universities. It is the general duty of the Council to coordinate and determine standards in institutions of Higher Education, Research, Scientific and Technical Institutions in accordance with the guidelines issued by the University Grants Commission from time to time. The Act 16 of 1988 envisages three distinct functions (a) Planning and Coordination, (b) Academic Functions and (c) Advisory Functions.

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