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  1. Important Dates
  2. Courses Offered
  3. Eligibility Criteria
  4. Application Fee
  5. How to Apply
  6. Exam Pattern
  7. Exam Centres
  8. Syllabus
  9. Admit Card / Hall Ticket
  10. Cutoff
  11. Results
  12. Counselling
  13. Contact Details

Acharya Nagarjuna University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test, ANU-PGCET conducted by Acharya Nagarjuna University for admissions to PG courses for the Academic Year. Acharya Nagarjuna University Campus, PG Centre, Ongole and its Affiliated Colleges through ANUPGCET.

Candidates can get the full details of ANUPGCET Exam 2017 such as Application Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Important Dates and much more on this post.

Exam Name: Acharya Nagarjuna University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test
Conducting Institute: Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU), Guntur
Commonly called as: ANUPGCET
Exam Level: University Level

Important Dates

Events Dates
Notification Will be Released on 4th week of February 2017
Commencement of Submission of Online Applications 4th week of February 2017
Last date for submission of Online Applications without Late Fee 2nd week of April 2017
Last Date for submission of Online Applications with Late fee of Rs.1000/ ( Application Fee 500/- + Late Fee Rs.500) 3rd week of April 2017
Last Date for submission of Online Applications with Tatkal fee of Rs.1000/ ( Application Fee 500/- + Tatkal Fee Rs. 1000) 4th week of April 2017
Downloading Hall-Tickets from website ( 4th Week Of April 2017
Schedule of Entrance Tests ( Tentative ) 1st Week Of May 2017

Courses Offered

Test Code Test Name Course Code Course Name


LIFE SCIENCES 10101 M.Sc. Aquaculture
10102 M.Sc. Biochemistry
10103 M.Sc. Biotechnology
10104 M.Sc. Botany
10105 M.Sc. Environmental Science
10106 M.Sc. Food & Nutritional Sciences
10107 M.Sc. Microbiology
10108 M.Sc. Nanobiotechnology
10109 M.Sc. Zoology


PHYSICAL SCIENCES 10201 M.Sc. Electronics
10202 M.Sc. Electronics & Instrument Technology
10203 M.Sc. Physics


MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES 10301 M.Sc. Computer Science
10302 M.Sc. Mathematics


STATISTICS 10401 M.Sc. Statistics
10402 M.Sc. Statistics (QR & OR)


CHEMICAL SCIENCES 10501 M.Sc. Chemistry
10502 M.Sc. Oils, Fats & Petro Products


GEOLOGY 10601 M.Sc. Geology


INTEGRATED COURSE M.Sc. 10701 M.Sc. Nanotechnology (5 Years)


SOCIAL SCIENCES 10801 M.A. Ancient History & Archaeology
10802 M.A. Economics
10803 M.A. History
10804 M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication
10805 M.A. Mahayana Buddhist Studies
10806 M.A. Political Science
10807 M.A. Public Administration
10808 M.A. Rural Development
10809 M.A. Sociology
10810 Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)
10811 M.H.R.M
10812 P.G. Diploma in Ambedkar Studies
10813 P.G. Diploma in Mahayana Buddhist Studies*
10814 P.G. Diploma in Gandhian Studies*


ENGLISH 10901 M.A. English


HINDI 11001 M.A. Hindi


SANSKRIT 11101 M.A. Sanskrit


TELUGU 11201 M.A. Telugu


COMMERCE 11301 M.Com.




INTEGRATED COURSE M.B.A. 11501 M.B.A. International Business (5 Years)




P.G. DIPLOMA IN YOGA 15001 P.G. Diploma in Yoga for Human Excellence*

Eligibility Criteria

S. No Test Name Course Name Eligibility


Life Sciences


M.Sc. Aquaculture B.Sc., With Zoology / Fisheries / Fishery Science / Aquaculture / Industrial Fish and Fisheries / Any of the Life sciences as one of the subjects


M.Sc. Biochemistry B.Sc., with Chemistry or Biochemistry as one of the subjects


M.Sc. Biotechnology Bachelor’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.


M.Sc. Nanobiotechnology


M.Sc. Botany B.Sc., with Botany and Chemistry as the Two of the common Core subjects or B.Sc., with Botany as main and Chemistry as ancillary


M.Sc. Environmental Science Any B.Sc or B.E.M. Degree holder


M.Sc. Food & Nutritional Sciences Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, Biological Sciences and Paramedical Courses


M.Sc. Microbiology B.Sc. with Microbiology or Botany as one of the Three subjects and Chemistry or Biochemistry as another subject


M.Sc. Zoology B.Sc. with Zoology as one of the subjects


Physical Sciences


M.Sc. Physics B.Sc. Mathematics, Physics and any other Third subject under common core scheme


M.Sc. Electronics B.Sc. with Mathematics, Electronics as the subjects of equal importance


M.Sc. Electronics & Instrumentation Technology B.Sc. with Electronics / Instrumentation as one of the Subject


Mathematical Sciences


M.Sc. Computer Science Any Graduate program with Computers as one of the subjects of study


M.Sc. Mathematics B.Sc. or B.A. with Mathematics as one of the Three equal subjects or as main subject




M.Sc. Statistics B.A. / B.Sc. with Mathematics and Statistics as Two of the Three Subjects


M.Sc. Statistics (QR & OR) B.A. / B.Sc. with Mathematics and Statistics as Two of the Three subjects (or) B. Tech. in any branch


Chemical Sciences


M.Sc. Chemistry B.Sc., with Chemistry as one of the Three equal subjects in Common Core System. Organic, Inorganic and Analytical specializations are offered in A.N.U. College. The candidate has to choose one of the three specializations at the time of admission


M.Sc. Oils, Fats & Petro Products B.Sc., Oil Technology, B.Sc. Oils / Soaps / Detergents or B.Sc. with Chemistry as one of the Subject




M.Sc. Geology B.Sc., (Any Science Graduate)Note: Preference for Admission is given to Geology students


Integrated Course M.Sc.


M.Sc. Nanotechnology (5 Years) Intermediate (plus two) with M.P.C. / Bi.P.C as optional subjects


Social Sciences


M.A. Ancient History & Archaeology Any Graduation


M.A. Economics B.A. with Economics as one of the Subjects, B.Com., B.Sc. (Economics)


M.A. History Any Graduation


M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication Any Graduation


M.A. Mahayana Buddhist Studies Any Graduation


M.A. Political Science B.A. with Politics / Political Science / Public Administration as one of the subjects


M.A. Public Administration B.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.


M.A. Rural Development B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com.


M.A. Sociology Any Graduation
10 Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) Any Graduation
11 M.H.R.M Any Graduation
12 P.G. Diploma in Ambedkar Studies Any Graduation
13 P.G. Diploma in Mahayana Buddhist Studies Any Graduation
14 P.G. Diploma in Gandhian Studies Any Graduation




M.Com. All B.Com Graduates




M.Ed. B. Ed.




M.A. English B.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.




M.A. Hindi B.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.




M.A. Sanskrit B.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




M.A. Telugu B.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.


Integrated Course M.B.A.


M.B.A. International Business (5 Years) Intermediate (plus two) with any combination of optional subjects or its equivalent (including Diploma in Polytechnic) or 2 Years I.T.I.


Physical Education


M.P.Ed. B.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.


P.G. Diploma in Yoga


P.G. Diploma in Yoga for Human Excellence Any Graduation

Application Fee

ANUPGCET Registration & Examination Fee Structure
Application Fee Is Rs. 500

How to Apply

1. ANUPGCET online application form will be available on the websites

Note : Candidates are advised to take a printout of the prospectus / instructions to fill the application form from the above websites before proceeding to fill the ANUPGCET Application form.

2. The ANUPGCET online application form can be filled any where with internet connection. After going through the prospectus by keeping all the Certificates, Soft Copies of Scanned Photo and Signature.

3. The payment of registration and processing fee ( Rs. 500/- + Bank commission per test ) should be made either by SBI generated challan or by online payment gateway ( like credit / debit card / netbanking ). Bank Charges applicable as per the payment option selected by the candidate.

4. E-challan is generated after submitting the personal details through Online payment.

5. The fee paid by the applicant is non – refundable.

6. The system generated Application number is displayed for future reference.

Exam Pattern

ANUPGCET Entrance Test will have 100 multiple choice questions and each question carries 1 mark to be answered in 90 minutes. NO Negative Marks For Wrong Answers. Candidates have to bring Black Ball Point Pen for marking on the OMR Sheet.

Exam Centres

  1. Guntur
  2. Ongole
  3. Vijayawada

- 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.


Admit Card / Hall Ticket

- The candidate should verify all the information in the admit card. If any issue is found, then get it corrected with the concerned authority.

- The candidates are required to carry the admit card to the examination hall. Without it, you will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. It is also very important to document for the further admission processes.

- 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 or The movement the above material is uploaded to the website; it will be informed to
the candidates through SMS / E-mail.


The cut off score depends on difficulty level of exam, availability of seats, number of applicants, etc. Based on the cut-off score examination authority prepares the merit list and candidates are called for counselling.


The candidates are required to enter their respective ANUPGCET 2017 Roll Number for checking their result and downloading of their scorecard. The result will furnish the rank secured by the candidates. Based on the result of ANUPGCET and the cutoff screening, eligible candidates would be selected for the next round of selection process. The selected candidates would be enlisted in a merit list and will be called for counselling cum allotment on the basis of appearance in the list.


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.

The following Original Certificates are to be submitted at the Time of Counseling
1. ANUPGCET – 2017 Application, Hall Ticket

2. ANUPGCET – 2017 Rank Card

3. Transfer Certificate & Conduct Certificate from the college last studied

4. Degree Provisional Certificate / Original Degree

5. Degree Mark Memos of Three Years

6. Reserved Category / Permanent Caste Certificate issued in 2017 from Mee Seva (for SC, ST and BC Candidates if reservation is claimed)

7. S.S.C / Date of Birth Certificate

8. Intermediate or equivalent Certificate

9. Income Certificate issued in 2017 from Mee Seva (if fee concession is claimed)

10.Study Certificates (from 9th Class to Degree final year) / Residence Certificate of last Seven Academic Years (from Mee Seva issued in 2017) / Form-I or II or III or IV as given in Annexure - A pertaining to claim of Local Candidate

11.Copy of the Relevant Certificates issued from concerned authorities if Special Reservation is claimed under PH/ NCC/ SPORTS/ CAP

12.Migration Certificate (Student studied other than Acharya Nagarjuna University)

13.Declaration form as given in Annexure-B

14.Two sets Xerox copies of above mentioned certificates and Two Passport size photos

Contact Details

Director, Directorate of Admissions
Acharya Nagarjuna University,
Nagarjuna Nagar, Guntur 522 510.
Tel. 0863-2346171/138, 9440258811/22,


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