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AURCET 2017 Entrance Exam

AURCET 2017 Entrance Exam

Directorate of Admissions, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam invites applications from eligible candidates for admission through Andhra University Research Common Entrance Test – AURCET 2017 into Full – time / Part – time M Phil and Full – time / Part – time / Extramural / Inter – disciplinary PhD Programs.

AURCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Research Programmes for the award of M. Phil. or Ph.D. degrees can be pursued in the Faculties of Arts, Law, Science, Engineering and Pharmaceutical Sciences by candidates possessing minimum qualifications as mentioned.

1. AURCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria for Full – time MPhil / PhD :

Post-graduate degree holders with at least 55% of marks (50% in the case of SC/ST Candidates) or equivalent CGPA in the concerned subject or in an allied subject or any other PG Degree recognised by the University as equivalent thereto prescribed in eligibility criteria can apply for full-time M. Phil. / Ph.D. degree. They must qualify in AURCET-2017.

2. AURCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria for Part – time MPhil / PhD :

In-Service candidates satisfying the above eligibility conditions can apply for part-time. Admission into part-time programmes will be made by preparing merit order by considering rank and service weightage

AURCET 2017 PhD MPhil Subject wise Eligibility Criteria

i. AURCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria for MPhil / PhD Science Program :

Test CodeSubject in which MPhil / PhD Programme offeredEligibility Criteria
01Applied Mathematics M.Sc. Applied Mathematics / Mathematics
02BiochemistryM.Sc. Biochemistry / Microbiology / Biotechnology / Bio-Inorganic Chemistry / Organic Chemistry / M.D. Biochemistry
03BiotechnologyM.Sc. Biotechnology
M.Sc. Botany / M.Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology / M.Sc. Horticulture and Landscape Management
05Environmental SciencesEnvironmental Sciences / Environmental Studies ( 50% seats ) Post Graduate of other Science / Engineering / Agricultural Sciences / Medical Sciences and Equivalent ( 50% seats )
06GeographyM.A. / M.Sc. Geography
07GeologyM.Sc. Geology / M.Sc. Marine Geology / M.S.( Geology ) / M.Sc. ( Tech ) Applied Geology.
Delta Studies InstituteNO VACANCY
M.Sc.( Tech. ) Geophysics, M.Sc. Geophysics / M.Sc. Hydrology / M.Sc. Marine Geophysics / M.Sc. Applied Geophysics, M.Tech / M.S. Mineral Exploration / M.Tech. / M.Sc. Geo Informatics or any PG Program related to Earth Sciences offered by other Universities.
09Human GeneticsM.Sc. Human Genetics / Molecular Genetics 2/3 of total seats and other disciplines like PG Programmes Genetics, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Bio-Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nuclear Medicine and M.Sc. Anthropology ( Physical Anthropology Specialization M.S / M.D / MDS.
10Inorganic & Analytical ChemistryM.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, BioInorganic Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry.
M.Sc. Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry Specializations shall be considered only when no candidates are available belonging to the above four specializations.
11Marine Living ResourcesM.Sc. Marine Sciences ( Marine Biology )
M.Sc. Capture and Culture Fisheries ,
M.Sc. Coastal Aquaculture and Marine Biotechnology, M.Sc.
Marine Biotechnology, M.Sc. Marine Biology and Fisheries
12MathematicsM.A. / M.Sc. Mathematics, M.Sc. Applied Mathematics.
13Meteorology & Physical OceanographyM.Sc. Meteorology / Physical Oceanography / M.Tech. Atmospheric Science / M.Tech. Oceanic Sciences.
14MicrobiologyM.Sc. Microbiology. ( 90% )
M.Sc. Biochemistry ( 10% )
15Nuclear PhysicsM.Sc. Physics / Nuclear Physics
16Organic Chemistry & Chemistry of Foods, Drugs, and Water AnalysisM.Sc. Organic Chemistry / Chemistry of Food, Drugs & Water.
17PhysicsM.Sc. Physics / Material Science / Space Physics / Nuclear Physics / Electronics / Nano Science.
18Physical & Nuclear Chemistry and Chemical Oceanography.M.Sc. Chemistry
19StatisticsM.Sc. Statistics
20Systems DesignNO VACANCY
M.Sc. Zoology / M.Sc. Fishery Science / M.Sc. Industrial Fisheries / M.Sc. Aquaculture are eligible. 10% of seats are allotted to M.Sc. Marine Living Resources / M.Sc. Microbiology / M.Sc. Biotechnology / M.Sc. Biochemistry / M.Sc. Zoology of Distance Mode.
22Food, Nutrition & DieteticsM.Sc. Home Science with Specialization in Food Science and Nutrition.

ii. AURCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria for MPhil / PhD Arts Program :

Test CodeSubject in which MPhil / PhD programme offeredEligibility Criteria
31AnthropologyM.A. / M.Sc. Anthropology
32Commerce & Management Studies A.U. Campus, VSP MBA / M. Com. or any Degree equivalent there to.
34EconomicsM.A. Economics / M.A. / M.Sc. Quant. Economics / M.A. Applied Economics
35EducationM.A. Education / M.Ed. / M.Ed. Special Education ( V I).
36Adult & Continuing EducationNO VACANCY
37EnglishM.A. English.
38HindiM.A. Hindi.
40ArchaeologyNO VACANCY
41Human Resource ManagementMHRM / MA ( IR & PM ) / MBA ( HRM ) NIPM 2 years PG Diploma or equivalent PG Diploma in HR
42Journalism & Mass Communication M.J.M.C.
43Library and Information ScienceM.L.I.Sc.
44LinguisticsNO VACANCY
45MusicM.A. Music
46PhilosophyM.A. Philosophy
47Political ScienceNO VACANCY
48Public AdministrationNO VACANCY
49Psychology & Para-PsychologyM.A. Psychology / P.G. Degree in Medicine.
50SanskritM.A. Sanskrit or Equivalent Exam from Sanskrit University.
51Social WorkM.A. Social Work / MSW with 55% marks
52SociologyM.A. Sociology
53TeluguM.A. Telugu.
54Physical Education M.P.Ed
56Yoga & ConsciousnessTwo year M.A. in Yoga & Consciousness from Andhra University or Two year M.A./M.Sc. in Yoga from any other University recognized by UGC.

iii. AURCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria for MPhil / PhD Engineering Program :

Test CodeSubject in which MPhil / PhD Programme offeredEligibility Criteria
61ArchitectureM. Arch / M. Planning in Urban, Regional, Environmental &
Housing with B. Arch.
62Chemical EngineeringM.E. / M.Tech. Chemical Engineering / Mineral Process Engineering / Computer Aided Chemical Engineering / Industrial Pollution Control Engineering / Bio-Technology with B.E / B.Tech. Chemical Engineering / Bio-Technology
63Civil EngineeringM.E / M.Tech Civil Engineering , M.E / M.Tech in Remote Sensing / Geo-informatics with BE / B.Tech Civil Engineering, M.E / M.Tech ( Irrigation ) with BE / B.Tech in Civil Engineering, M.E / M.Tech in Constructions Management with BE / B.Tech in Civil Engineering.
64Computer Science & Systems Engineering. M.E. / M.Tech. ( Computer Science ) / M.E. / M.Tech. ( IT ) Or Its Equivalent
65Electrical Engineering.M.E. / M.Tech. Electrical Engineering With B.E. / B.Tech. Electrical Engineering
66Electronics & Communication Engineering.M.E. / M.Tech. ( Any Specialization of ECE ) with B.E / B.Tech. ( ECE )
67Geo-EngineeringM.Tech. Remote Sensing / Geo-Engineering / Civil Engineering / Computers Engineering / M.Sc. ( IIRs ) and ITC Geo informatics
68Instrument TechnologyM.E. / M.Tech. Instrumentation / process Instrumentation / Control and Instrumentation.
M.E. / M.Tech ECE with VLSI / Embedded Systems
M.E. / M.Tech Computers with Embedded Systems / Networks
M.E / M.Tech. Nano Technology.
69Marine Engineering M.E / M.Tech. Marine Engg. / Naval Architecture / Mechanical Engineering / Production Engineering. / Civil Engineering
70Mechanical Engineering( B.E. / B.Tech Mechanical / Production or Equivalent Degree Recognized By A.U. ) And M.E. / M.Tech. in any Specialization Related To Mechanical Engineering. For Research In Industrial Engineering Area M.E. / M.Tech In Industrial Engineering area with B.E. / B.Tech in any Branch Of Engineering
71MetallurgyM.E. / M.Tech. Metallurgy / Production Engineering / Mechanical Engineering With Production Technology Specialization
72EconomicsM.A. ( Economics ) / M.A.( Applied Economics ) / M.A.( Rural Development )
73EnglishM.A. English
74Business ManagementM.B.A. with specialization in Marketing Management.
75Engineering ChemistryM.Sc. Applied Chemistry / M.Sc. ( Five Year Integrated Applied Chemistry / M.Sc. Chemistry
76Engineering PhysicsM.Sc. Physics / Nuclear Physics
77Engineering MathematicsM.Sc. Applied Mathematics / M.Sc. Mathematics

iv. AURCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria for MPhil / PhD Pharmaceutical Science Program :

Test CodeSubject in which M.Phil. / Ph.D Programme offeredEligibility Criteria
81Pharmaceutical TechnologyM.Pharmacy ( Pharmaceutical Technology )
82Pharmaceutical ChemistryM.Pharmacy ( Pharmaceutical Chemistry )
83Pharmaceutical Analysis & Quality AssuranceM.Pharmacy ( Pharmaceutical analysis & Quality Assurance )
84Pharmaceutical BiotechnologyM.Pharmacy ( Pharmaceutical Biotechnology )
85PharmacologyM.Pharmacy ( Pharmacology )
86Pharmacognosy & PhytochemistryM.Pharmacy ( Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry )
87Pharmacy PracticeM.Pharmacy ( Pharmacy Practice )

v. AURCET 2017 Eligibility Criteria for MPhil / PhD Law Program :

Test CodeSubject in which M.Phil. / Ph.D Programme offeredEligibility Criteria
91Department of LawL.L.M
92Human Rights & DutiesM.A. HRD


AURCET 2017 Admission Procedure

AURCET 2017 Admission Procedure

1. AURCET 2017 MPhil ( FT ) & PhD ( FT ) with Entrance Test

a) 80% of the seats with AURCET-2017 rank for Arts & Science courses and 100% each for Engineering, Pharmacy and Law courses.

b) 20% of the seats in Arts & Science courses, to be filled by the candidates having M.Phil Degree, UGC-CSIR NET/ICMR (Lecturer ship), APSET in the subject concerned with a AURCET-2017 Rank

2. AURCET 2017 M. Phil. Part-Time

Admission into part-time programmes will be made on the basis of AURCET-2017 Rank and weightage obtained in the service. In the respective category in the following order of priority.

1. Teachers working in the University or the A.U.P.G.Centers.

2. (a) Teachers working in Post graduate and professional colleges. This provision is not applicable to teachers teaching Physics, Chemistry, mathematics and Humanities in professional colleges OR (b) Lecturers / Librarians / Asst. Librarians working in affiliated degree colleges teaching physics, chemistry, mathematics and Humanities in professional colleges. OR (c) Teachers working in Polytechnic / Government Junior Colleges.

3. Technical employees working in research institutes attached to Andhra University / Non-Teaching employees of Andhra University, A.U.P.G. Centres having completed at least five years of service

3. AURCET 2017 Ph.D. Part-Time

Admission into part-time Ph.D. will be made on the basis of AURCET-2017 Rank in the respective categories. The final ranking of AURCET-2017 will be evaluated based on the marks obtained in the written test and service weight age.

(a) Regular Faculty working in the University or the A.U. P.G. Centers.

(b) (i) Faculty working in Post graduate and Professional colleges having completed a minimum service of two years. (ii) Faculty / Librarians / Asst. Librarians working in affiliated degree /PG colleges and Faculty teaching physics, chemistry, mathematics and humanities in professional colleges, having completed a minimum service of three years. (iii) Faculty working in Polytechnic / Government or Private aided Junior Colleges having completed at least four years of service.

(c) Technical employees working in research institutes attached to Andhra University / Non- Teaching employees of Andhra University, A.U. P.G. Centers, having completed at least five years of service.

(d) 25% extra seats ( in part time Research ) in each department are allocated for Executives / Administrators having completed at least 5 years of service, out of which at least two years with requisite qualifications in Govt./ Quasi Govt./ Legal / Public sector organizations / Public Ltd. / Private Limited companies with a turnover not less than 50 crores.