Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE) has announced exam dates of Common Entrance Tests (CETs) 2018. These include dates for EAMCET, ECET, ICET, PECET, LAWCET, PGLCET, PGECET, EdCET.
All eight entrance exams are scheduled in Telangana in the month of May. EAMCET will be held from May 2 to 5. ECET will be held on May 9. ICET is scheduled on May 17. PECET will be held on May 20. LAWCET is on May 25. PGLCET is on May 26. PGECET is on May 27. EdCET is on May 31.
Every year, since inception of the Telangana state, these exams are organized for admission to different programs. Such as the EAMCET exam is for candidates who seek admission to first year of undergraduate engineering and technology, pharmacy, science programs. It is prominently for students who are completing class twelfth and wish to pursue professional courses.
Likewise ECET is for admission to second year of engineering and pharmacy undergrad degrees for diploma holders. Then ICET is for MBA and MCA admissions. It is a popular entrance exam for management and computer application post grad aspirants. PECET is for admission to Bachelors in Physical Education and Diploma in the same field.
LAWCET, as the name suggests, is for admission to law programs. While it is for undergraduate law programs, the PGLCET is for postgraduate law programs. Interested and eligible candidates for respective exams can appear in them to seek admissions.
Another exam for postgraduate admissions is PGECET, which is for admission to postgraduate programs in engineering and technology, architecture, pharmacy.
As of now, only the exam dates have been announced. Usually TSCHE assigns the responsibility of holding each CET to a university in the state. They, in coordination with the Council, publish exam notifications in the month of March.
Students of Telangana state can mark the exam dates in their calendar and chart out exam preparations with exam date in mind. When application form becomes available, they can apply to appear in exam.
Five months is ample time for preparation, according to teachers. A student who has maintained average or above average performance in studies so far can revise basics and practice questions specific to syllabus of CET. Last lap of preparations is more about understanding exam format, practicing questions, improving speed and accuracy. It is strongly suggested that students do not leave out any topic of the syllabus.
Telangana state came into being in the year 2014. In the same year, provisions were made for organization of TSCHE that would look into conduct of CETs of the state. Andhra Pradesh will also hold entrance exams, albeit separately whose dates are yet to be announced.