TS EAPCET (formerly TS EAMCET), or the Telangana State Engineering, Agriculture and Pharmacy Common Entrance Test, is a crucial examination for aspiring pharmacy, engineering and agriculture students in Telangana. It serves as the gateway for admission to undergraduate pharmacy, engineering and agriculture courses, setting a minimum percentile requirement that varies based on categories.

Table of Contents

1. Quick Summary
2. Eligibility Criteria
3. Exam Pattern
4. Exam Syllabus
5. Exam Centre
7. EAPCET Cutoff

Quick Summary

Region Level Telangana
Subjects 11th and 12th Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology)
Registration Timeline Mar 1st week to Apr 1st Week
Exam Date May 9 – May 14, 2024
Answer Key Release May 2024 (Expected)
TS EAPCET Result May 2024 (Expected)
Registration Fees General – Rs 900 or 1800, SC, ST, PWD – Rs 500 or 1000
Exam Mode CBT (Computer Based Test)
Frequency Conducted Once a year
Exam Duration 3 hours
Shift 1 9 AM to 2 PM
Shift 2 3 PM to 6 PM
Total Marks 160 (correct = +1, No negative marking)
Medium of the exam English, Urdu, Telugu
Official Website

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should be 16 years old at the time of admission or reach this age on or before the 31st of December in the respective admission year. Upper age limit is 25 years for scheduled tribe and scheduled caste candidates, 22 years for all other candidates as on December 31st of the admission year.
  • Note: For Pharm-D course only minimum age is 17 years as on 31st December of admission year.

Engineering and Pharmacy:

  • Applicants should have passed or appeared for intermediate (10 + 2 pattern) final year with Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry / Biology / Botany & Zoology / Biotechnology / as optional subjects or related vocational courses in the field of Engineering or Technology.
  • Candidates should have appeared or passed at the final year of the Diploma in Engineering (For Engineering) or Diploma in Pharmacy (For Pharm-D) by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Telangana or Andhra Pradesh or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto by the State Board of Technical Education and Training, Telangana or Andhra Pradesh.


Course Intermediate Subjects Vocational
B.Sc. (Agriculture) Physical Sciences Biological (or) Natural Sciences
Vocational Course in Agriculture Physical Sciences Biological (or) Natural Sciences
Vocational Course in Agriculture
B.F.Sc. (Food Science) Physical Sciences Biological (or) Natural Sciences
Vocational Course in Fishery Sciences
B.Tech (Food Science) Mathematics Physical Sciences
Biological (or) Natural Sciences
B.Sc. (CA & BM) Mathematics Physical Sciences
Biological (or) Natural Sciences

Minimum passing percentage to appear in EAPCET is 45% for General candidates and 40% for remaining candidates in respective qualifying examinations.

Exam Pattern

Subject Total Questions
Mathematics 80 Questions
Chemistry 40 Questions
Physics 40 Questions
Biology 80 Questions
Botany – 40 Questions
Zoology – 40 Questions

All questions are mandatory, and each question carries one mark for the correct answer with no negative marking.

Exam Syllabus

Refer to the provided syllabus for detailed information on the exam topics.

Subject Syllabus
  • Atomic Structure
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure
  • States of Matters – Gases and Liquids
  • Thermodynamics
  • Stoichiometry
  • Chemical Equilibrium and Acids-Bases
  • Hydrogen and its Compounds
  • The s block elements
  • p block elements Group 13
  • p block elements Group 14
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry some basic principles, techniques and hydrocarbons
  • Solid State
  • Solutions
  • Electrochemistry and Chemical Kinetics
  • Electro Chemistry
  • Surface Chemistry
  • p- block Elements Group 15 – 18
  • d and f block elements & Coordination Compounds
  • Biomolecules
  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  • Organic Compounds containing C, H and O
  • Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen
  • Phenols, Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  • Physical World
  • Motion in a straight line
  • Motion in a plane
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Systems of Particles and Rotational Motion
  • Oscillations
  • Gravitation
  • Mechanical Properties of Solids
  • Mechanical Properties of Fluids
  • Thermal Properties of Matter
  • Thermodynamics
  • Kinetic Theory
  • Waves
  • Ray Optics and Optical Instruments
  • Wave Optics
  • Electric Charges and Fluids
  • Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance
  • Current Electricity
  • Moving Charges and Magnetism
  • Magnetism and Matter
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Alternating Current
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
  • Atoms
  • Nuclei
  • Semiconductor Electronics
  • Materials, Devices and Simple circuits
  • Communication Systems
  • Trigonometry
  • Hyperbolic Functions
  • Properties of Triangles
  • Trigonometric Equations
  • Inverse Trigonometric Functions
  • Trigonometric Ratios up to Transformations
  • Probability
  • Measures of Dispersion
  • Probability
  • Random Variables and Probability Distributions
  • Algebra
  • Matrices
  • Theory of Equations
  • De Moivre’s Theorem
  • Complex Numbers
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Quadratic Expressions
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Functions
  • Partial Fractions
  • Vector Algebra
  • Addition of Vectors
  • Product of Vectors
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Pair of Straight Lines
  • Transformation of Axes
  • Straight Lines
  • Locus
  • Circle
  • System of Circles
  • Parabola
  • Hyperbola
  • Ellipse
  • Plane
  • Direction Cosines and Direction Ratios
  • Three-Dimensional Coordinates
  • Calculus
  • Differentiation
  • Limits and Continuity
  • Applications of Derivatives
  • Differential Equations
  • Integration
  • Definite Integrals
  • Diversity in the Living World
  • Plants, Microbes and Human Welfare
  • Genetics: Principles of Inheritance and Variation
  • Plant Systematic
  • Biotechnology and its Application
  • Plant Physiology
  • Plant Ecology
  • Reproduction in Plants
  • Morphology of Flowering Plants
  • Internal Organisation of Plants
  • Microbiology
  • Cell- The Unit of Life
  • Molecular Biology: Molecular Basis of Inheritance
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Locomotion & Reproduction In Protozoa
  • Ecology & Environment
  • Invertebrate Phyla
  • Biology & Human Welfare
  • Zoology – Diversity of Living World
  • Organic Evolution
  • Applied Biology
  • Type Study of Periplaneta Americana
  • Structural Organisation in Animals
  • Phylum: Chordata

Exam Centers

EAPCET will be conducted in various parts of Telangana. Refer to the table below for test zone and test center locations:

S.No. Test Zone Test Center Locations around the following Areas
1 Hyderabad (I) Aushapur, Abids, Boduppal, Cherlapally IDA, Ghatkesar, Keesara, Korremula, Moula Ali, Nacharam, Secunderabad, Uppal Depot
2 Hyderabad (II) Dundigal, Maisammaguda, Medchal, Old Alwal
3 Hyderabad (III) Hayath Nagar, Nagole, Ibrahimpatnam, Karmanghat, LB Nagar, Nadargul, Ramoji Film City, Shamshabad
4 Hyderabad (IV) Himayath Sagar, Moinabad, Gandipet, Hafeezpet, Bachupally, Kukatpally, Shaikpet
5 Nalgonda Nalgonda
6 Kodad Kodad, Suryapet
7 Khammam Khammam
8 Bhadradri Kothagudem Palvoncha, Sujathanagar
9 Sathupally Sathupally
10 Karimnagar Jagtial, Karimnagar, Huzurabad, Manthani, Siddipet
11 Mahabubnagar Mahabubnagar
12 Sangareddy Narsapur, Sultanpur, Patancheru, Rudraram
13 Adilabad Adilabad
14 Nizamabad Armoor, Nizamabad
15 Warangal Warangal, Hanamkonda, Hasanparthy
16 Narsampet Narsampet
17 Kurnool Kurnool
18 Vijayawada Vijayawada
19 Visakhapatnam Visakhapatnam
20 Tirupati Tirupati

Qualifying Cut off

To secure admission to Undergraduate Engineering or Pharmacy or Agriculture Courses in Telangana, candidates must meet percentile requirements in TS EAPCET.

For General and General-EWS categories and Backward Classes achieving a minimum of marks at the 25th percentile is necessary. For Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates, no minimum marks or percentile is prescribed.

These percentiles are determined based on the highest marks in the TS EAPCET’s common merit list. If a candidate’s EAPCET score is below this qualifying cutoff, then he/she is not eligible to participate in TS EAPCET counseling.

Category Qualifying Criteria 2023 Score
UR/EWS/BC 50th Percentile 23.4759485

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