ANUPGCET 2018 Entrance Exam

Acharya Nagarjuna University, Directorate of Admission ( ANUPGCET ) invites admission Application for  PG Courses  programs for the academic session 2018 – 2019.

ANUPGCET 2018 Courses offered

Test CodeTest NameCodeCourse Name
101Life sciences10101M.Sc. Aquaculture
10102M.Sc. Biochemistry
10103M.Sc. Biotechnology
10104M.Sc. Botany
10105M.Sc. Environmental Science
10106M.Sc. Foods & Nutritional Science
10107M.Sc. Microbiology
10108M.Sc. Nanobiotechnology
10109M.Sc. Zoology
102Physical sciences10201M.Sc. Electronics
10202M.Sc. Electronics & Instrument Technology
10203M.Sc. Physics
103Mathematical sciences10301M.Sc. Computer Science
10302M.Sc. Mathematics
104Statistics10401M.Sc. Statistics
105Chemical sciences10501M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry
10503M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry
10504M.Sc. Organic Chemistry
10506M.Sc. Oils, Fats & Petro Products
106Geology10601M.Sc. Geology
107Integrated course Nanotechnology ( 5 Years )
108Social sciences10801M.A. Ancient History & Archaeology
10802M.A. Economics
10803M.A. History
10804M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication
10805M.A. Mahayana Buddhist Studies
10806M.A. Political Science
10807M.A. Public Administration
10808M.A. Rural Development
10809M.A. Sociology
10810Master of Social Work ( M.S.W. )
10813M.Sc. Yoga for Human Excellence ( 2 Years )
109English10901M.A. English
110Hindi11001M.A. Hindi
111Sanskrit11101M.A. Sanskrit
112Telugu11201M.A. Telugu
115Physical education11501M.P.Ed.
116P.g. Diploma courses*11601P.G. Diploma in Advanced Aquaculture Management*
11711602P.G. Diploma in Ambedkar Studies*
11603P.G. Diploma in Gandhian Studies*
11604P.G. Diploma in Mahayana Buddhist Studies*
11605P.G. Diploma in Yoga for Human Excellence*
11606P.G. Diploma in Fine Arts (Evening Course – Friday & Saturday Classes in a week) #
118Certificate course*11701Certificate Course in Sustainable Aquaculture Management*

*No Entrance Test for P.G. Diploma & Certificate Courses
# Entrance Exam will be Conducted in Drawing and Painting Skills at the Time of Admissions

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ANUPGCET 2018 Eligibility

S. NoTest NameNumberCourse NameEligibility
1Life Sciences1M.Sc. AquacultureB.Sc., With Zoology / Fisheries / Fishery Science / Aquaculture / Industrial Fish and Fisheries / Any of the Life sciences as one of the subjects
2M.Sc. BiochemistryB.Sc., with Chemistry or Biochemistry as one of the subjects
3M.Sc. BiotechnologyBachelor’s Degree in Physical / Biological Sciences/  B.Sc.  in  Farm  Science  /  B.Sc.  Ag.  /  B.V.Sc.,  / Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine or Pharmaceutical Sciences / B.E / B.Tech.
4M.Sc. Nano biotechnology
5M.Sc. BotanyB.Sc., with Botany and Chemistry as the Two of the common Core subjects or B.Sc., with Botany as main and Chemistry as ancillary
6M.Sc. Environmental ScienceAny B.Sc. or B.E.M. Degree holder
7M.Sc. Foods & Nutritional ScienceBachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, Biological Sciences and Paramedical Courses
8M.Sc. MicrobiologyB.Sc. with Microbiology or Botany as one of the Three subjects and Chemistry or Biochemistry as another subject
9M.Sc. ZoologyB.Sc. with Zoology as one of the subjects
2Physical Sciences1M.Sc. PhysicsB.Sc.  Mathematics, Physics and  any  other  Third subject under common core scheme
2M.Sc. ElectronicsB.Sc.    with    Mathematics,   Electronics    as    the subjects of equal importance
3M.Sc. Electronics & Instrumentation TechnologyB.Sc. with Electronics / Instrumentation as one of the Subject
3Mathematical Sciences1M.Sc. Computer ScienceAny Graduate program with Computers as one of the subjects of study
2M.Sc. MathematicsB.Sc.  or  B.A.  with  Mathematics  as  one  of  the Three equal subjects or as main subject
4Statistics1M.Sc. StatisticsB.A.  /  B.Sc.  with  Mathematics  and  Statistics  as Two of the Three Subjects
5Chemical Sciences1M.Sc. Analytical ChemistryB.Sc., with Chemistry as one of the Three equal subjects in Common Core System. Analytical, Forensic, Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry specializations are offered in A.N.U. College. The candidate has to choose one of the five specializations at the time of admission
2M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry
3M.Sc. Organic Chemistry
4M.Sc. Oils, Fats & Petro ProductsB.Sc., Oil Technology, B.Sc. Oils / Soaps / Detergents or B.Sc. with Chemistry as one of the Subject
6Geology1M.Sc. GeologyB.Sc. ( Any Science Graduate )Note:   Preference   for   Admission   is   given   to Geology students
7Integrated M.Sc. Course1M.Sc. Nanotechnology (5 Years)Intermediate  ( plus  two )  with  M.P.C.  /  Bi.P.C  as optional subjects
8Social Sciences1M.A.Ancient History & ArchaeologyAny Graduation
2M.A. EconomicsB.A. with Economics as one of the Subjects, B.Com.,B.Sc. ( Economics )
3M.A. HistoryAny Graduation
4M.A.Journalism and Mass CommunicationAny Graduation
5M.A. Mahayana Buddhist StudiesAny Graduation
6M.A. Political ScienceB.A.   with   Politics   /   Political   Science   /   Public dministration as one of the subjects
7M.A. Public AdministrationB.A. with Public Administration / Politics / Political Science / Economics / Psychology / Sociology / Social work as one of the subjects ( or ) B.Com. / B.Sc. / B.B.M. / B.C.A.
8M.A. Rural DevelopmentB.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com.
9M.A. SociologyAny Graduation
10Master of Social Work ( M.S.W. )Any Graduation
11M.H.R.MAny Graduation
12M.L.I.Sc.Any Graduation
13M.Sc. Yoga For Human Excellence ( 2 Years )Any Graduation
9English1M.A. EnglishB.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com./ B.B.M. / B.C.A. / B.A. ( O.L. ) in Telugu / B.A. ( O.L. ) in Sanskrit with general English, Degree in Hotel Management, B.A. with Special English in the group subjects.
10Hindi1M.A. HindiB.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com. / B.B.M. / B.C.A. with Hindi as a Second Language and An Oriental title Examination of B.A. Standard approved by the Government of India or any State Government, Like ‘Praveen’, ‘Madhyama Visharadha’ and ‘Vidwan’ or any other title recognized thereof.
11Sanskrit1M.A. SanskritB.A.O.L. Sanskrit main / B.A.O.L. Telugu Main / B.A. / B.Com. / B.Sc. / B.C.A. / B.B.M. with Sanskrit under Part I or Part II, B.A. with special Sanskrit, Vidya Praveena / Siromani / Vidwan (With POL / SSC), BOL Sanskrit / Bhasha Praveena With POL, any graduate with Sanskrit
12Telugu1M.A. TeluguB.A.   Special   Telugu,   B.A.O.L.   Telugu,   B.A.O.L.Sanskrit, B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com. / B.B.M / B.C.A. with Telugu under Part I or Part II, BOL Telugu / Bhasha Praveena with POL.
13Commerce1M.Com.All B.Com Graduates
14Education1M.Ed.B. Ed.
15Physical Education1M.P.EdB.P.Ed. degree (not less than 55% marks). There is a relaxation of 5% marks for those get 1, 2, 3 positions in State Level Sports / Games and those who have participated in the National Sports / Games. (The course is totally residential)
Note : Admission will be made on the basis of the marks obtained in the Entrance Test and Weightage of Marks for Sports achievement.
16PG Diploma Courses1Advanced Aquaculture ManagementAny Science Graduation
2Ambedkar StudiesAny Graduation
3Gandhian StudiesAny Graduation
4Mahayana Buddhist StudiesAny Graduation
5Yoga for Human ExcellenceAny Graduation
6Fine Arts (Evening Course)Any Graduation ( Friday & Saturday Classes in a week )
17Certificate Course1Sustainable Aquaculture ManagementIntermediate ( 10+2 Candidate )

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ANUPGCET 2018 Exam Pattern

  • Candidates can download their Hall-tickets from the website /
  • No candidate will be admitted into Examination hall without Hall-Ticket.
  • The Entrance Test will have 100 multiple choice questions and each question carries 1 mark to beanswered in 90 minutes. No Negative marks for wrong answers.
  • Candidates have to indicate their answers only on the OMR Sheet provided along with the Questio Paper ( Model OMR Answer sheet enclosed towards the end of this information brochure ).
  • Candidates have to bring Black Ball Point Pen  for marking on the OMR Sheet. ( Candidates arerequired to go through instructions given on the OMR Sheet for answering questions in the Examination ).
  • Books / Tables / Mechanical / Electronic aids / Cell Phones / Mobile Phones / Pagers are not allowed in the Examination Hall. Possession of these items in the Examination hall is an offence and disciplinary action will be taken by the Chief Superintendent of the Examination centre.
  • Candidate will not be admitted into the Examination Hall after a lapse of 15 minutes after commencement of the Entrance test. The Candidate will be allowed to leave the Examination Hall after lapse of 60 minutes of commencement of Entrance Test.
  • The Chief Superintendent of the Centre may take any disciplinary action against candidates resorting to malpractices in the entrance examination will be dealt with in accordance with the University rules.

ANUPGCET 2018 Reservation of Seats

a. Admission to various courses of study will be made on the basis of merit and subject to the following criteria of reservations.

Local Candidates : 85% of the available seats in each category in each course of study are reserved in favour of the local candidates belonging to the districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur and Prakasam. Candidates claiming reservation under this category shall have to enclose appropriate Form I or II or III or IV given Annexure-A and it has to be attested by the appropriate official. The attested copy of local candidate certificate need to be submitted at the time of counseling. The allotment of seats under this category will be done as per G.O.Ms.No.42, Higher Education Dept., Dated: 18-5-2009.

b. Statutory Reservations: (Candidates belonging to these categories should submit the permanent Caste certificate in original issued by M.R.O.) :

  • Scheduled Caste ( SC ) : 15%
  • Scheduled Tribes ( ST ) : 6%
  • Backward Communities ( BC ) : 29% ( A-7%; B-10%; C-1%; D-7%; E-4 % )

c. Other Category Reservations :

  • Physically Handicapped ( PH ) : 3%
  • Sports : 0.5%
  • NCC : 1%
  • CAP (Children of Armed Personnel) : 2%
  • Women : 33.3% in each of reservation category.

d. National Integration :

One Extra Seat in each subject is allocated to the Students belonging to Other Sates ( Other than Telangana as students of Telangana will be considered as Non – Local ).

ANUPGCET 2018 Application Form

  • ANUPGCET Application Form available on the official website
  • ANUPGCET Online Application Starts from 26th February, 2018

Application Fee

  • The Cost of Application is Rupee  600/- ( SC / ST / PH- Rupee 500/- )
  • Application Registration Fee Rupee 100/- + Application Processing Fee ( OC / BC – Rupee 500/-) or ( SC / ST / PHC – Rupee 400/-)

ANUPGCET  2018 Exam Centres

  • Candidate should mention the Centre code and Name of his  /  her choice in Online Application Form.
  • Candidates applying for more than one Test are advised to opt for the same Centre as there is a likelihood of clash of dates and timings. Requests for change of Test Centre and Subject opted by the Candidate in the Application Form will not be considered under any circumstances.
  • The final allotment of the Examination Centre will be decided by the Directorate of Admissions.
  • The Exact Date, Time and Venue of Test Centre will be given in the Hall Ticket. Candidates can download Their Hall Tickets and Schedule of Entrance Examination from the website  / The movement the above material is uploaded to the website; it will be informed to the candidates through SMS  /  E – mail.

ANUPGCET 2018 Admission Procedure

  • P.G. admissions are made under Choice Based Credits System in Semester Pattern with an internal component of 30%, without any supplementary examinations.
    • Hostel accommodation is available for all Girl students admitted into the University College.
    • Limited Hostel accommodation is available for male students of A.N.U. Colleges, subject to A.N.U. Hostel Rules.
    • University does not provide any transport facilities for any purpose. However, students can make use of the concessional APSRTC student bus pass facility.
  • 75% attendance of classes is compulsory. Condonation may be granted to only those who have put in at least 60% of attendance on production of evidence with sufficient ground.
  • If a student discontinues a course after admission, he/she will not be readmitted into the course later.
  • The student name will be removed from the rolls without any notice if he/she is absent continuously for a period of one month.
  • Students of this University are prohibited from simultaneously pursuing another full time course of study here or elsewhere or employment or profession.
  • Transfer Certificate ( T.C. ) and Conduct Certificate (C.C.) once submitted will not be returned.
  • Hostel inmates who don’t pay their dues regularly are liable for eviction from Hostel/ineligible  for readmission into Hostel.
  • If any student is found responsible for defacing the walls or damaging any permanent structures within the campus or destruction of University property he/she is liable for expulsion from the University / need to compensate the financial loses / liable for punishment under Law and Order.
  • ANU Campus is Ragging Free Zone and if any student is indulging is the act of Ragging, he / she is liable for prosecution as per Andhra Pradesh Anti Ragging Act Xxxvi Of 1997

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ANUPGCET 2018 Results

ANUPGCET 2018 Exam Date

ANUPGCET 2018 Exam Date : Acharya Nagarjuna University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test 2018 was conducted on 5th May, 2018 to 7th May, 2018

ANUPGCET 2018 Result Date

ANUPGCET 2018 Result Date : Acharya Nagarjuna University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test 2018 Result has been declared

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ANUPGCET 2018 Counselling

  • The Order of merit will be decided on the basis of marks obtained in the Entrance Test. In case of tie, the tie will be resolved on the basis of Percentage of obtained in the Qualifying Examination, further tie will be resolved based on marks obtained in the Group subjects of the qualifying examination. Still, tie persists it will be resolved on the basis of date of birth in favour of older candidates.
  • Selection for Admission shall be based on the Rank obtained in the Entrance Test for courses mentioned in Table-I except M.P.Ed. In case of M.P.Ed. Admission will be made on the basis of the marks obtained in the entrance test and weightage of marks for sports achievements.
  • Candidates can download their Rank Cards and Schedule of Counseling from the website / The movement the above material is uploaded to the website, it will be informed to the candidates through SMS / E-mail.
  • If any candidate fails to report to the allotting authority ( Director, Directorate of Admissions ) when his / her Rank / Name is announced, he / she will be considered for allotment at the end of that Session subject to availability of seats and no explanation for the delay in reporting to the allotting authority will be entertained.
  • Candidate needs to pay Processing Fee and Prescribed Admissions Fee at the time of counseling in single installment failing which he / she has to forfeit his / her Seat.
  • Duly filled in declaration form  and should submit at the time of counseling. A Candidate once allotted to a college can avail transfer of college by paying Rupee 300/- for the first time and only one more transfer is allowed by paying Rupee 500/- subject to availability of seats and no more transfers are allowed.
  • A candidate once opted for a course and allotted will be allowed to change the course which he / she already opted, subject to availability of seats on payment of  Rupee 300/- for the first time and on payment of  Rupee 500/- for the second and final time.
  • The change of course is limited to the entrance test he / she attempted For the purpose of reimbursement of fee, the Income certificate is invariably to be issued by M.R.O. If the Original Certificates are not submitted at the time of counseling he / she has to pay total prescribed fee on par with the candidates of other categories and no concession will be allowed by the allotting authority.
  • The income certificate of the parent / guardian issued by M.R.O. is valid if it is issued within six months from the date of counseling. The Fee Reimbursement is limited to the extent of Rupee 20,000/- only ( wide G.O. M.S. 56, S.W.
  • Dept dated 6th october, 2003 ) and if the fee is over and above Rupee 20,000/- the remaining amount has to be paid at the time of counseling failing which he / she has to forfeit the seat.
  • All the candidates who have been admitted into the PG Courses of ANU and entitled for Fee Reimbursement of  Rupee 20,000/- shall pay Rupee 100/- additionally.

List of enclosures

The following Original Certificates are to be submitted at the Time of Counseling :

  • ANUPGCET  2018 Application, Hall Ticket
  • ANUPGCET  2018 Rank Card
  • Transfer Certificate & Conduct Certificate from the college last studied
  • Degree Provisional Certificate  /  Original Degree
  • Degree Mark Memos of Three Years
  • Reserved Category  /  Permanent Caste Certificate issued in 2018 from Mee Seva ( for SC, ST and BC Candidates if reservation is claimed )
  • S.S.C  / Date of Birth Certificate
  • Intermediate or equivalent Certificate
  • Income Certificate issued in 2018 from Mee Seva  ( if fee concession is claimed )
  • Study Certificates ( from 9th Class to Degree final year ) /  Residence Certificate of last Seven Academic Years ( from Mee Seva issued in 2018 ) /  Form – I or II or III or IV as given in Annexure – A pertaining to claim of Local Candidate
  • Copy of the Relevant Certificates issued from concerned authorities if Special Reservation is claimed under PH /  NCC / SPORTS /  CAP
  • Migration Certificate ( Student studied other than Acharya Nagarjuna University )
  • Declaration form as given in Annexure-B
  • Two sets Xerox copies of above mentioned certificates and Two Passport size photos

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ANUPGCET 2018 Important Dates

1.Notification Released on26th February, 2018
2.Commencement of Submission of Online Applications26th February, 2018
3.Last date for submission of Online Applications without Late Fee20th April, 2018
4.Last Date for submission of Online Applications with Late fee of Rupee 1100/-( Application Fee Rupee 600/- + Late Fee Rupee 500/- )25th April, 2018
Last Date for submission of Online Applications with Late fee SC / ST / PHC – Rupee 1000/- ( Application Fee Rupee 500/- + Late Fee Rupee 500/-)25th April, 2018
5.Last Date for submission of Online Applications with Tatkal Fee of Rupee1600/- (Application Fee Rupee 600/- + Tatkal Fee Rupee 1000/-)1st May, 2018
Last Date for submission of Online Applications with Tatkal Fee SC/ ST / PHC – Rupee1500/- ( Application Fee Rupee 500/- + Tatkal Fee Rupee1000/-)1st May, 2018
6.Downloading Hall-Tickets from website ( )3rd March, 2018
7.Schedule of Entrance Tests ( Tentative )5th May, 2018 to 7th May, 2018

Contact Details

Directorate of Admissions,
Acharya Nagarjuna University,
Nagarjunanagar – 522 510.
Phone No : 0863-2346138 / 171 & 9440258822 / 11,
Email :,
Website :

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