Application Submission Date Extended For TS POLYCET-2020, Apply At


Consequent upon the COVID-19 pandemic and its lockdown, TS POLYCET 2020 application submission date have been extended till May 9, 2020. Originally, the date of application submission was April 4, 2020 and the exam was previously scheduled to be conducted on April 17, 2020. Interested candidates can fill out the application form available on the official website –

Direct link to the official notification on the revision of application submission date

The exam (TS-POLYCET 2020) will be for a duration of 2 hrs and 30 mins. It consists of only one paper and will be conducted for 150 marks. Attempting Biology questions is optional for candidates who want to join Diploma courses in engineering & Non Engineering subjects of Polytechnics in Technical Education.

Revised datesheet of TS POLYCET 2020

Events Dates
Commencement of online filing of POLYCET-2020
March 2, 2020
Closure of online application form May 9, 2020
Date of examination To be announced

Steps to apply for TS POLYCET 2020

  • Visit the official portal-
  • On the homepage, in the top menu, click on the link “File Application”.
  • Furnish all the required details and click on “Show Application”.
  • On the redirected page, fill in all the details in the application form.
  • Upload scanned copies of photograph and signature.
  • Pay the required amount of fee.
  • Submit the details.
  • Download and print a copy of the hall ticket of TS POLYCET 2020, for future reference.

Pattern of question paper:

Subject No. of. Questions Marks
Maths 60 60
Physics 30 30
Chemistry 30 30
Biology 30 30
Total 150 150

Two separate ranks will be generated based on the following formula:

Course and college opted for Factors determining admission
Agricultural Polytechnics of Prof. Jayashankar Agricultural university, Hyderabad
Maths (60/2=30 Marks) + Physics (30 Marks) + Chemistry (30
Marks) + Biology (30) Marks put together for maximum marks of 120
Polytechnics of Technical Education Department
Maths (60 marks) + Physics (30 Marks) + Chemistry (30 Marks) put together for maximum marks of 120.


State Board of Technical Education and Training, Hyderabad conducts POLYCET (Polytechnic Common Entrance Test). The rank obtained in POLYCET determines admission into the following courses:

  • Diploma level programmes offered in Government, Government-Aided, 2nd Shift Polytechnics run by existing Private Un-Aided Engineering Colleges in Telangana State and private Un-Aided Polytechnics.
  • Diploma Courses offered by PJTSAU (Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University), both via University and affiliated polytechnics in the Telangana State.


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