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APRCET 2019: Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test 2019 for admission into PhD & MPhil in 14 Universities notification out

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Visakhapatnam : On behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam is conducting Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance test ( APRCET ) for admission into Ph.D. ( Full time / Part time ) and M.Phil. ( Full time/ Part time ) research courses in 14 Universities, campus colleges, research centres and their affiliated colleges.

Candidates having PG degree in Science, Arts, Management, Commerce, Law, Pharmacy and Engineering Courses and seeking admission into M.Phil./ Ph.D. Programmes must appear for the ENTRANCE TEST (APRCET-2019) conducted by the Convener, APRCET-2019.

Key Dates & Application fees:  For online submission, the candidates should visit the Website: https://sche.ap.gov.in/RCET

Candidate has to pay Rs.1300/- for OC and BC and Rs.900/- for SC, ST and PWD. Bank Charges are extra.

Date of commencement of online registration  –               16/09/2019

Last date of online submission of application without late fee –  10/10/2019

Last date of online submission of application with late fee Rs 2000/-        – 16/10/2019

Downloading of Hall tickets         28/10/2019 on wards

Examination dates           08/11/2019 – 12/11/2019


Full-Time (FT)

(a). Candidates for admission to M.Phil./Ph.D. programme shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency.

(b). A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/PWD and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the University Grants Commission from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.

List of Participating Universities:

S.No      Name of the University University Web Sites.

  1. Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur nagarjunauniversity.ac.in
  2. B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam http://www.brau.edu.in
  3. Vikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore simhapuriuniv.ac.in
  4. Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapuramu ac.in
  5. Andhra University, Visakhapatnam http://www.andhrauniversity.edu.in.
  6. Dravidian University, Kuppam dravidianuniversity.ac.in
  7. JNTU, Anantapuramu jntua.ac.in
  8. JNTU, Kakinada jntuk.edu.in
  9. Krishna University, Machilipatnam krishnauniversity.ac.in
  10. Rayalaseema University, Kurnool ruk.ac.in
  11. Sri Padmavathi Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupati spmvv.ac.in
  12. Sri Venkateswara University,Tirupati https://www.svuniversity.edu.in
  13. Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa yogivemanauniversity.ac.in
  14. Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajamahendravaram nannayauniversity.info

List of Subjects: Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance test ( APRCET)will be conducted in 71 subjects. These subjects are broadly categorized in the following groups: Arts, Commerce, Management and Law Subjects; Science Subjects; and Engineering and Pharmaceutical Sciences Subjects.

Entrance Test & Scheme of the Entrance Test: Universities shall admit candidates by a two stage process, i.e., entrance test and interview. An Entrance test shall be conducted for 180 marks. The Entrance Test consists of two parts, i.e., Part-A and Part-B. Part-A shall be the Teaching and Research Aptitude for 90 marks, whereas Part-B shall be the subject specific for 90 marks.

An Entrance Test shall be with qualifying marks as 50% for open category candidates and 45% for OBC/SC/ST/PH categories.

Admissions Committee will give ranks/final marks awarded out of 200 after clubbing the marks of entrance test (180 marks) and interview marks (20 marks).

Exemption of Candidates: Candidates qualified in UGC NET JRF, other fellowships, Engineering students with valid GATE score ( with stipulated period of time), Pharmacy students with valid GPAT Score ( with stipulated period of time), and FDP candidates are exempted from entrance examination.

Candidates who are waiting for the final result of the qualifying degree can also apply for APRCET- 2019. But such candidates shall be considered for admission only if they submit PG degree by the time of interview.

Admission is subject to availability of seats in a department of the universities. The tentative number of seats available for each department are given in websites of the concerned 14  university.

For eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, candidates should visit the official website of Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance test ( APRCET ).

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