The Andhra University is going to conduct Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test AP RCET 2018 which is an entrance for Admissions to the Ph.D. and MPhil programs in all the universities of the State for the Academic Year 2018-19. Through Andhra Pradesh university-level AP RCET (Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test) on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), the admissions will be given into PhD and M.Phil programmes for both full time and part time candidates in 14 Universities in the state. This year, APSCHE decided to conduct ‘a common research entrance test’ for all the state varsities instead of separate Entrances like AURCET, ANURCET etc.,
Important Dates of AP RCET 2018 Notification
|Exam Name||AP RCET 2018|
|Organizing University||Andhra University|
|Notification Date||30th June 2018|
|Applications Start Date||4th July 2018|
|Last Date for Applications||25th July 2018|
|Last Date with Late fee Rs.2000/-||3rd August 2018|
|Last Date with Late fee Rs.5000/-||10th August 2018|
|Hall Tickets Download||14th Aug to 17th Aug 2018|
|Exam Dates||22nd August to 24th August 2018|
|Result Date||In Sept 2018|
The eligibility criteria are PG degree with 55% marks. It will be relaxed by 5% for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/ BC and differently-abled categories.
AP RCET (Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test)
AP RCET 2018 entrance examination is for admission of meritorious candidates into M.Phil and Ph.D programmes under Full-time, Part-time and Extra Mural Research in the following courses such as Pharmacy, Chemical Engg, Mechanical Engg, Electrical and Electronic Engg, Electrical and Communication Engg, Computer sciences and Engg, Civil Engg, Zoology, Statistics, Physics, Microbiology, Mathematics, Geology, Food and Nutritional Sciences, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Botany, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Aquaculture, Physical Education, Women’s Studies, Telugu, Social Work, Sociology, Sanskrit, Rural Development, Public Administration, Political Science, Mahayana Buddhist studies, M.B.A in Travel and Tourism Management, Legal Studies and Research, Human Resource management, Archaeology, History, Hindi, English, Education, Economics, Business Administration and Commerce.
Eligibility for AP RCET 2018
To get eligible in AP RCET candidates are required to meet the following criteria:
• Applicants for all the M.Phill and P.hD courses are required to pass graduation equivalent examination from any recognized educational boards.
• Candidates of the Foreign nation are also eligible but are required to satisfy the terms recognition and equivalence standards notified by Association of Indian Universities.
Age Limit in AP RCET 2018
Candidates who are applying for this entrance examination should be more than 21 years of age but should not exceed 35 years.
Fee Structure of APRCET 2018
The fee structure for APRCET 2018 is Rs. 1,400 for General and B.C. and Rs. 1000.00 for S.C, S.T and PWD candidates.
Qualifying marks for APRCET-2018
The test will be held online based on the UGC NET syllabus for humanities, CSIR-NET for sciences and GATE for engineering. The qualifying marks is 50% for open category and 45% for SC/ST/BC/PWD candidates.
APRCET 2018 Exam Pattern
The test will be done for 200 marks of which 20 has been assigned for the interview.
The Online examinations would be conducted for 180 marks. In two parts. The Part-A is in the teaching and research aptitude for 90 marks in 90 minutes, whereas part-B is in the subject-specific for 90 marks in 90 minutes. There would be 1/6 negative mark for each wrong answer.
APRCET 2018 Selection Pattern
Qualified Candidates in the Entrance Test would be called for interview/viva-voce by the concerned University department where the candidates are required to discuss their research interest through a presentation before a duly constituted committee. The interview is for 20 marks
Other Details like Notification, Syllabus, Fee, Application Form, Exam Pattern, Exam Dates, Schedule of AP RCET 2018 will be announced soon.
For more details one can contact with the office of APRCET near SDE, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam or can dial on 0891-2730148, 2730147; email:firstname.lastname@example.org Web:www:sche.ap.gov.in/rcet, www.andhrauniversity.edu.in