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IIITH PGEE

About Exam

International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad Post Graduate Entrance Exam is the entrance exam that is organized to provide the admissions in the M.Tech courses, PG diploma and Ph.D. programmes in IIIT, Hyderabad. It is the PG entrance exam which is organized via the IIIT, Hyderabad every year in the month of April. International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad Post Graduate Entrance Exam is conducted for admission into Postgraduate and Research programs.

Eligibility

Before filling the application form, all of the applicants were advised to check the full IIITH PGEE Eligibility Criteria.

Applicants who do not meet the eligibility criteria will not be allowed to attempt the examination.

The eligibility criteria for the exam is as follows:

  • The applicants should have completed their B.E./B.Tech in Engineering (any branch including CS/IT/ECE/EEE/Civil/Instrumentation/Biotechnology) or B.Arch

OR

  • Master’s degree in Science/Maths/IT/Computer Science

OR

  • Applicants who have qualified MCA programmes

Application Fees

 The fee structure and mode of payment for this exam are as follows:

  • The applicants have to pay an amount of INR 2000+ INR 50 (for every additional course)
  • Mode of Payment: Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking

Application Procedure

The procedure of How to Apply for the exam is given here:

  • Applicants had to register themselves. Personal information such as the applicant’s name, parent’s name, gender, address, mobile number, and email address had to be submitted for registration. The applicants also had to create a password of their choice. After submission, an OTP was sent to the registered email id of the applicants.
  • Fill the required details in the main application form.
  • Then, upload the resume and photograph.
  • Check the details and submit the application form.
  • After the final submission, the applicant will be directed to the payment page where the applicant will choose the payment gateway and do the final payment.
  • After paying the fee, the applicant will receive the payment acknowledgment slip.
  • The applicant can pay the fee via net banking/ credit card/ debit card.

Exam Pattern

Details of the pattern of the exam are given below:

  • There are two papers namely: General Aptitude and Subject paper.
  • The time limit to solve the exam paper is 3 hours.
  • No marks will be deducted for the wrong answers.
  • Type of Questions -  Paper I – Objective, Paper II – Objective and Subjective

 

Paper I – Basic Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Computer Knowledge and Mathematics

Paper II – Subject Paper (according to the course selected by the applicants)

 

Section Type
MathematicsDescriptive
ECE     Objective
Computer-aided structural engineeringDescriptive
Computational natural science and bioinformaticsObjective
CSEObjective

 

Study Material

There are various reference books for this exam. Some of them are as follows:

  • An intro to Language and Communication
  • Natural Language Processing
  • General Aptitude: RS Agarwal or GATE book
  • Discrete Mathematics: Johnsonbaugh or Rosen
  • Digital Logic: Morris Mano or Floyd
  • Computer Organization: Hamacher or Stallings
  • Programming: C by Dennis Ritchie
  • M.Morris Mano for Computer System Architecture
  • Robert S Skiena for Algorithm Design and Analysis

Test Centres

The applicants are able to select their choice of exam centers while filling the application form of IIITH PGEE. The examination is conducted in the following exam cities: 

  • New Delhi
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Chandigarh
  • Coimbatore
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkata
  • Mumbai
  • Vijayawada

FAQs

Some of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) related to this exam are given below:

 

Q. Where can I get the application form?

A. There is no separate application form needed. All candidates have to register and apply through PG Admissions portal. More information about the programme can be obtained from the official website.

 

Q. Should Computational Linguistics applicants write the PG Entrance Examination?

A. For applicants from Linguistics and languages background entering into M.Tech, Ph.D. in linguistics programmes, there will be a separate exam for Linguistics at IIIT, Hyderabad in the last week of June.

 

Q. I am a final year BE/B.Tech student. Am I eligible to write PGEE?

A. Yes, You are eligible to write PGEE.

 

Q.  I did 3 years diploma course and then did graduation. Where can I enter my diploma score?

A. You can enter your diploma score/percentage in place of 12th.

 

Q.  I am holding a Bachelor of Information technology/science. Am I eligible?

A. Yes, you are eligible. Kindly check the eligibility criteria at the official website.

 

Q. I did not qualify GATE. Can I apply for this exam?

A. Yes, you can.

 

Q. Can I apply for the entrance exam from Assam?

A. Yes, you can. Center is in Guwahati.

Syllabus

Subjects come under the syllabus are given here: 

Mathematics:

Topics under this subject are:-

  • Finite Dimensional Linear Vector Space
  • Group, Ring and Field
  • Real Analysis
  • Probability Theory
  • Complex Analysis
  • Ordinary Differential Equation
  • Optimization 

Computer Science:

Topics under this subject are:-

  • Fundamental Programming Concepts
  • Control Flow
  • Functions
  • Recursion
  • Basic Data Structures (arrays, lists, stacks, and queues)
  • Basic algorithms (sorting and searching)
  • Boolean Algebra
  • Digital Building Blocks (AND/OR/NAND/XOR Gates)
  • Karnaugh's Maps
  • Computer Organisation
  • Number Systems
  • Capability to write programs in C or C++ is expected
  • Relational Databases (Functional dependencies, SQL)
  • Computer Networks

Electronics and Communications Engineering:

Topics under this subject are:-

Part A

  • Electronics
  • Networks
  • Electronic Devices
  • Analog Circuits
  • Digital Circuits
  • Control Systems

Part B

  • Signal Processing and Communications
  • Signals and Systems
  • Probability Theory and Random Processes
  • Communication Theory
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Electromagnetics

Structural Engineering:

Topics under this subject are:-

  • Bending moments and shear forces in beams
  • Stress and strain relations
  • Principal stresses
  • Mohr’s circle
  • Simple bending theory
  • Flexural and shear stresses
  • Torsion
  • Analysis of trusses and frames
  • Analysis of indeterminate structures by force/displacement methods
  • Matrix methods of structural analysis
  • Working and limit state design concepts
  • Design of compression members
  • Beam, slab, footing, staircases, basic concepts of pre-stressed concrete
  • Riveted and welded joints
  • Steel beam-column connections
  • Plate girders and design of base plate

Computational Natural Sciences and Bioinformatics:

Topics under this subject are:-

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Bioinformatics

Computational Linguistics:

Topics under this subject are:-

  • Morphology
  • Word Formation
  • Word Classes
  • Lexicography, Syntax, Syntactic structure, Dependency structure, Grammar formalisms
  • Semantics, Lexical semantics, Sentential semantics
  • Ability to analyze natural language text in terms of morphology and basic grammatical structures

Cut-Offs

Higher officials will release IIITH PGEE Cut Off Marks based on few issues.

The issues are such as the number of applicants applied and appeared for the entrance exam, category wise, the number of seats is available, the toughness of IIITH Post Graduate Entrance Examination and Previous year analysis. Based on the IIITH PGEE Cut Off Marks results are announced.

Subjects come under the syllabus are given here:-

Mathematics

Topic covers under this subject are:-

  • Finite Dimensional Linear Vector Space
  • Group, Ring and Field
  • Real Analysis
  • Probability Theory
  • Complex Analysis
  • Ordinary Differential Equation
  • Optimization

Computer Science

Topic covers under this subject are:-

  • Fundamental Programming Concepts
  • Control Flow
  • Functions
  • Recursion
  • Basic Data Structures (arrays, lists, stacks, and queues)
  • Basic algorithms (sorting and searching)
  • Boolean Algebra
  • Digital Building Blocks (AND/OR/NAND/XOR Gates)
  • Karnaugh's Maps
  • Computer Organisation
  • Number Systems
  • Capability to write programs in C or C++ is expected
  • Relational Databases (Functional dependencies, SQL)
  • Computer Networks

Electronics and Communications Engineering

Topic covers under this subject are:-

Part A 

  • Electronics
  • Networks
  • Electronic Devices
  • Analog Circuits
  • Digital Circuits
  • Control Systems

Part B

  • Signal Processing and Communications
  • Signals and Systems
  • Probability Theory and Random Processes
  • Communication Theory
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Electromagnetics

Structural Engineering

Topic covers under this subject are:-

  • Bending moments and shear forces in beams
  • Stress and strain relations
  • Principal stresses
  • Mohr’s circle
  • Simple bending theory
  • Flexural and shear stresses
  • Torsion
  • Analysis of trusses and frames
  • Analysis of indeterminate structures by force/displacement methods
  • Matrix methods of structural analysis
  • Working and limit state design concepts
  • Design of compression members
  • Beam, slab, footing, staircases, basic concepts of pre-stressed concrete
  • Riveted and welded joints
  • Steel beam-column connections
  • Plate girders and design of base plate

Computational Natural Sciences and Bioinformatics

Topic covers under this subject are:-

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Bioinformatics

Computational Linguistics

Topic covers under this subject are:-

  • Morphology
  • Word Formation
  • Word Classes
  • Lexicography, Syntax, Syntactic structure, Dependency structure, Grammar formalisms
  • Semantics, Lexical semantics, Sentential semantics
  • Ability to analyze natural language text in terms of morphology and basic grammatical structures 

Aspirants who grab minimum cut off marks in IIITH Post Graduate Entrance Examination they enter into counseling. To filter applicants who applied for IIITH PGEE Test they have to get minimum cut off marks in Entrance Exam. If the applicant could not get minimum cut off marks they are not entered into counseling. Applicants who get cut off marks in IIITH Post Graduate Entrance Examination they reach next process.

Selection Procedure

The procedure of selection for this exam is mentioned below: 

  • All applicants should comply with the academic qualification and eligibility criteria set via the Institute for admission to M.Tech Programme.
  • IIIT Hyderabad conducts merit-based admissions that are evaluated according to the score of applicants in PGEE test.
  • Applicants who efficiently qualify the exam are called for interview and counseling round via the Institute.