Rayalaseema University PG Common Entrance Test – RUPGCET 2018

Rayalaseema University is named after the Rayas of Vijayanagara Empire – one of the most powerful rulers of South India during the 14-16 centuries AD. Established in the year 2008, Rayalaseema University has completed 30 years under the stewardship of two great universities, Sri Venkateswara University and Sri Krishnadevaraya University. At present, Rayalaseema University offers Postgraduate courses – MA, MSc, MCom, MBA, MCA, and MEd – and research programmes leading MPhil and PhD Degrees at the University College. The University College offers 18 PG courses through 15 Departments. The University has 129 affiliated colleges of which three colleges were granted autonomous status by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

Rayalaseema University PG Common Entrance Test – RUPGCET 2018

Rayalaseema University invites applications for admission to PG Courses through RUPGCET 2018 Entrance Exam for the academic year 2018 – 2019.

Rayalaseema University RUPGCET 2018 Eligibility

The candidate should have passed the qualifying examination with a minimum of 40% marks in the subject concerned. For the courses where admission is based on the degree as a whole, the aggregate percentage of marks in the group subjects should be at least 40%. For admission to M.Ed., the aggregate marks in B.Ed. / B.El.Ed should be at least 50% and in case of D.El.Ed with UG Degree course with 50% marks in each course. A pass is sufficient for SC / ST candidates for admission to any course.

For admission to M.Sc. in Data Science with a minimum of 50% marks in group subjects is compulsory. A minimum of 40% marks in group subjects is compulsory for SC/ST for admission to M.Sc. in Data Science. For M.Sc. Environmental science any B.Sc. second class graduate with chemistry as one of the subject. For M.P.Ed, B.P.Ed. or B.P.E. with 55% of marks are eligible.

Candidates who have already passed the qualifying examination or who have appeared / are appearing for the final year annual examination in 2018 are eligible to apply. Supplementary candidates of 2016 are not eligible.

Eligibility Criteria for Different PG Course

M.Sc. BiochemistryB.Sc. with Chemistry / Biochemistry with any Biology subject
M.Sc. BiotechnologyB.Sc. with Chemistry / Biotechnology and any one Biology subject / B.Tech.- Biotechnology
M.Sc. BotanyB.Sc. with Botany and Chemistry / Biochemistry
M.Sc. Chemistry ( Natural Products )
M.Sc. Chemistry ( Organic Chemistry )
B.Sc. with Chemistry / Industrial Chemistry ( studied for 3 years ) and any two science subjects
M.Com. General M.Com. Professional M.Com. E-CommerceB.Com or BA with Accountancy under Part II or B.Com Computers / Computer Applications or BBA / BBM / B.Com company Secretary ship or B.Com ( Honors ) or B.Com ( Restructured Courses )
M.Sc. Computer ScienceB.Sc. Computer Science / BCA / BA Computer Applications / B.Com Computer Applications / B.Sc. Mathematics combination / BA Mathematics combination
M.Sc. Data ScienceB.Sc. Mathematics with Physics, Chemistry, Statistics, Electronics, Computer Science / B.Tech. ( CSE, IT, Electronics ) / Equivalent courses with 50% marks in group subjects.
MA EconomicsBA with Economics with 400 marks
M.Ed.B.Ed. / BElEd / DElEd with UG Degree
M.Sc. Electronics & CommunicationsB.Sc. Mathematics, Physics & Electronics B.Sc. Mathematics, Electronics & Computer Science B.Sc. Mathematics, Physics & Computer Science B.Sc. Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry / B.Tech. ( ECE / EEE / EI )
MA EnglishAny graduate with English in Part I or Part II for a minimum of at least 200 marks
M.Sc. Environmental ScienceB.Sc. Second class with one of the subject as Chemistry
M.Sc. MathematicsBA or B.Sc. with Mathematics
M.Sc. MicroBiologyB.Sc. with Microbiology / Chemistry and any two biology subjects
M.P.Ed.B.P.Ed. or B.P.E. with 55% of marks.
M.Sc. PhysicsB.Sc. with Physics as one of the subject.
M.Sc. Statistics ( OR & SQC )BA / B.Sc. with Statistics and Mathematics
MA TeluguAny graduate with Telugu in Part I or Part II or BA Oriental Learning in Telugu for a minimum of at least 200 marks
M.Sc. ZoologyB.Sc. with Zoology and Chemistry / Industrial Chemistry

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Rayalaseema University RUPGCET Exam Pattern 2018

Each Entrance Test will be of 90 minutes duration with 100 multiple choice questions. Each question will be for one mark and there will be no negative mark for a wrong answer.

The question paper for Data Science, M.P,Ed., Electronics, English, and Computer Science will be in English only. For Telugu, question paper will be in Telugu only. For all other Tests, the question papers will be in both English and Telugu

The minimum qualifying mark in the Entrance Test is 25. However, for SC / ST candidates there is no minimum qualifying mark.

RUPGCET 2018 Reservation of Seats

85% of the seats in each course are filled with local candidates of RU region, while 15% are filled with local or non-local candidates on merit.

Seats allocated for different reserved categories are as follows : SC – 15%, ST – 6%, BCA – 7%,BCB – 10%, BCC – 1%, BCD – 7%, BCE – 4%; ECA : NCC – 1%, NSS – 1%, Games and Sports – 1%; PH ( Physically Handicapped ) – 3%, and CAP ( Children of Armed Services Personnel ) – 2%. ( ECA and PH are for local candidates only ).

Reservation for women : 33.33% of the seats are reserved for women candidates in each category ( i.e., OPEN, SC, ST, BC, ECA, and PH ).

Availability of the seats in the University

CourseSeats under Various Categories
RegularSelf - FinancingPaymentNRI / Sponsored
M.Sc. Botany--205--
M.Sc. Biochemistry--205--
M.Sc. Biotechnology--2052
M.Sc. Chemistry (Natural Products )20--5--
M.Sc. Chemistry (Organic)--2052
M.Com General--305--
M.Sc. Computer Science--305--
M.Sc. Data Science--2052
M.A. Economics30--5--
M.A. Educational Leadership & Management--2052
M.Sc. Electronics & Communications--2052
M.A. English--355--
M.Sc. Mathematics--305--
M.Sc. Physics20--5--
M.Sc. Operations Research & Statistical Quality Control / Statistics20--5--
M.A. Telugu30--5--
M.Sc. Zoology--205--

RUPGCET Application Form 2018

How to Apply 

The application should be submitted Online only at the website www.rudoa.in by registering the name and other details.

A Separate registration is required for each test. No change of subject shall be entertained at any stage.

Candidates should ensure uninterrupted power supply and internet connectivity before filling the application and making the payment online.

For speedy processing of application, candidates should keep a scanned copy of their latest passport size photo and signature in JPEG/ JPG format only with less than 100 KB in size.

Submission of filled in applications through online

Applications should be submitted through online only.

Read the eligibility conditions given in the prospectus for the test to be taken and ensure your eligibility before applying.

For online submission go to the website www.rudoa.in / https://ruk.ac.in and click on online registration button.

A candidate has to pay Rs. 600/- ( Rs. 400/- for SC / ST / PHC ) ( Plus Bank charges applicable for the mode of payment selected ) as Registration and Application Processing Fee ( and late fee if applicable ) by opting any of the following modes of payments : Debit / Credit Card / Net Banking.

After filling the online Application form with the required details, verify all the details carefully and press Submit button. Filled in Application Form will be generated that contains Application number along with filled details. Take print out of filled in Online Application Form. Use the Application number for future correspondence till the admission process is completed.

The Last date for submission of online applications without late fee is on or before 31st March, 2018 to 30th April, 2018

The Last date for submission of online applications with late fee Rs. 1000/- is on or before 10th May, 2018

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Rayalaseema University RUPGCET Test Centre 2018

  • Kurnool – 01
  • Nandyal – 02
  • Adoni – 03

No change in examination centre will be entertained at any stage.

RUPGCET Syllabus 2018

Syllabus for RUPGCET 2018

In most cases, the syllabus prescribed for the Entrance Test is the Common Core First Year Syllabus of 2014 – 15, Second Year Syllabus of 2015 – 16, and Third Year Syllabus of 2016 – 17 of the course concerned as offered by the colleges affiliated to Rayalaseema University.

Test – 01 : Biochemistry

  • Section A : Biomolecules, Physiology and Methodology
  • Section B : Enzymes, Metabolism and Microbiology
  • Section C : Molecular Biology, Immunology and Endocrinology

Test – 02 : Biotechnology

  • Section A : Genetics & Ecology and Plant Physiology of B.Sc., Botany
  • Section B : Cell Biology, Genetics and Animal Physiology of B.Sc., Zoology
  • Section C : Organic Chemistry of B.Sc. Chemistry

Test – 03 : Botany

  • Section A : Paper I ( Diversity of Microbes and Cryptogams )
  • Section B : Paper II ( Gymnosperms, Diversity structure and Development of flowering plants and Ecology )
  • Section C : Paper III ( Taxonomy, Palynology, Embryology and utilization of plants) Paper IV Physiology, Cell Biology, Genetics & Biotechnology )

Test – 04 : Chemistry

  • Section A : Inorganic Chemistry of three years
  • Section B : Physical Chemistry of three years
  • Section C : Organic Chemistry of three years

Test – 05 : Commerce

  • Section A : Paper I ( Business Economics ); Paper II ( Financial Accounting-I ); Paper III ( Industrial Organization & Management )
  • Section B : Paper V ( Banking and Financial Systems ); Paper VI ( Financial Accounting-U )
  • Section C : Paper IX ( Business Laws ); Paper X ( Income Tax and Practical Auditing )

Test – 06 : Computer Science

  • Section A : Paper I ( PC Software and Programming in C )
  • Section B : Paper II ( Programming in C++ and Data Structures )
  • Section C : Paper III ( Modern DBMS )

Test – 07 : Data Science

  • Section A : Paper I ( PC Software and Programming in C )
  • Section B : Paper II ( Programming in C++ and Data Structures )
  • Section C : Paper III ( Modern DBMS )

Test – 08 : Economics

  • Section A : Paper I ( Micro Economics )
  • Section B : Paper II ( Macro Economics )
  • Section C : Paper Ill ( Indian Economy and Environmental Economics )

Test – 09 : Education

  • Section A : Foundations of education, communicative English
  • Section B : Psychological foundations of education, Personality development
  • Section C : Educational Technology and Computer Education, School Management and Systems Education

Test – 10 : Electronics & Communications

  • Section A : Passive Components and circuit analysis
  • Section B : Electronic Devices and Circuits
  • Section C : Solid State Electronic Circuits and Digital Electronics

Test – 11 : English

  • Section A : A Course in Listening and Speaking I, Poetry, Prose, Short Stories, One-Act Plays, and Grammar and Vocabulary Studied in the First Year under Part-I (A) English
  • Section B : A Course in Listening and Speaking II, Poetry, Prose, Short Stories, One-Act Plays, and Grammar and Vocabulary Studied in the Second Year under Part-I (A) English
  • Section C : Drama and Novel Studied under Part II English of BA

Test – 12 : Environmental Science

  • Section A : Ecology & Environment, ecosystem, Number and energy-inverted ecological pyramids. Biogeochemical Cycles – Availability and rate of cycling of nutrients-gaseous and Sedimentary cycle.
  • Section B : Environmental Geology, Study of Earth interior, Environmental Chemistry, Soil pollution.
  • Section C: Waste management & Resource conservation, Sources of energy, Radioactivity Sources.

Test – 13 : Mathematics

  • Section A : Paper I Differential Equations and Solid Geometry
  • Section B : Paper II Abstract Algebra and Real Analysis
  • Section C : Paper III Linear Algebra and Vector Calculus

Test – 14 : Microbiology

  • Section A : Paper I and II : ( General Microbiology, Microbial Physiology and Metabolism, Molecular Biology.
  • Section B : Paper III and IV : Immunology, Medical Microbiology and Applied Microbiology.
  • Section C : Chemistry related to Biological Sciences; and Biophysical and Biochemical techniques.

Test – 15 : Physical Education

  • Section A : Paper I ( History, Principles and Philosophy of Physical Education, Sports Psychology and Sports Management and Methods of Physical Education )
  • Section B : Paper II ( Anatomy, Physiology and Health Education, Kinesiology and BioMechanics )
  • Section C : Paper III ( Principles of officiating, Yoga, Recreation and Camping, Methods of Sports Training, Measurement and Evaluation )

Test – 16 : Physics

  • Section A : Paper I ( Mechanics, Waves and Oscillations )
  • Section B : Paper II ( Thermodynamics and Optics )
  • Section C : Paper III ( Electricity, Magnetism and Electronics ) Paper TV ( Modern Physics and Electronics )

Test – 17 : Statistics [ Operations Research & Statistical Quality Control ( OR & SQC ) ]

  • Section A : Paper I ( Probability and Distributions )
  • Section B : Paper II ( Statistical Methods and Inference )
  • Section C : Paper III ( Applied Statistics ), Paper IV ( Applied Statistics )

Test – 18 : Telugu

  • Section A : Paper I Studied under Part-I (B) Telugu : Prachina Padyabhagamu, Adunika Padyabhagam, Navala and Grammar
  • Section B : Paper I Studied under Part-I (B) Telugu : Prachina Padyabhagamu, Adunika Padyabhangam, Gadhyabhagam, Drama, Alamkaras, Grammar and Essay
  • Section C : Paper I ( History of Literature ) and Paper II ( History of Telugu Language, Grammar and Dialects ) Studied under Part II Telugu of BA

Test – 19 : Zoology

  • Section A : Paper I ( Biology of Invertebrates and Cell Biology )
  • Section B : Paper II ( Biology of Chordates, Genetics, Evolution and Zoogeography )
  • Section C : Paper III ( Animal physiology, Behavior and Ecology )

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RUPGCET 2018 Results

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RUPGCET 2018 Important Dates

1Online registration starts from31rd March, 2018
2Online registration without late fee31st March, 2018 to 30th April, 2018
3Online registration with late fee Rs. 1000/-up to 10th May, 2018
4Downloading of Hall tickets12th May, 2018 onwards
5Entrance tests ( Online Mode only )21st May, 2018 to 23rd May, 2018

Contact Details

Rayalaseema University
Kurnool – 518007,
Andhra Pradesh.
Telephone No : 9603236013,
Email : convenerrupgcet@gmail.com,
Website : http://rudoa.in/