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Adikavi Nannaya University Common Entrance Test (ANURCET)

Adikavi Nannaya University Common Entrance Test (ANURCET)

AKNUCET 2022 also know as NANNYACET 2022 will be conducted in the 1st week of May 2022 (tentatively), in 11 different districts of Andhra Pradesh for admission to Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajamahendravaram.

AKNUCET 2022 Exam Highlights

Full Form Adikavi Nannaya University Common Entrance Test
Conducting Body Adikavi Nannaya University
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Level National
Official Website
Duration of Exam 1 hour and 30 minutes
Courses Offered M.Sc., M.Com., M.A., M.Ed., M.P.Ed and MHRM

AKNUCET 2022 Exam Dates

The official dates of the exam are yet to be declared. Candidates aspiring to take the exam can go through the dates given below:

Event Date (tentative)
Application form available from 2nd  week of March 2022
Last date to fill application form 2nd week of April 2022
Last date to submit the form with late fee (INR 1000) 3rd week of April 2022
Form correction window 2nd week of April 2022 to 4th week of April 2022
Hall ticket available from 4th week of April 2022
NANNAYACET 2022 July 2022
Result declared on 1st week of May 2022
NANNAYACET 2022 Counselling 3rd week of May 2022

AKNUCET 2022 Result

AKNUCET 2022 results will be announced in the 1st week of May 2022. Results will determine the next steps of the admission process. Given below are the steps to check the result:

  • Visit the official website of AKNUCET
  • Find the link to check the result and click on it
  • You are redirected to a new page wherein you have to log in using the credentials- Registration number and password
  • Submit the details and download the scorecard.

AKNUCET 2022 Counselling

After the declaration of result and the rank of the candidates is determined, the admission process will be conducted based on the rank received by all candidates.

  • AKNUCET 2022 Counselling will begin from Nov 25 onwards.
  • Seats will be divided according to the courses, candidates’ category and colleges.
  • The admission fee will differ accordingly.
  • Reservation rules as specified by the government will apply.

At the time of admission, candidates will have to present the following documents in original:

  • AKNUCET 2022 rank card and admit card.
  • UG degree pass certificate. If the candidate is in their final year, they will have to provide a provisional pass certificate.
  • Consolidated mark sheet of UG Degree.
  • Transfer and conduct certificate from the last institution attended by the candidate.
  • Migration certificate, if the candidate has completed their UG degree from any other university.
  • Caste and community certificates, if applicable.
  • Marksheets from class X and XII level.
  • 4 recent passport-sized photograph.

AKNUCET Seat Intake and Participating Colleges

The college wise seat intake for colleges affiliated under AKNU are as follows:

For PG Science courses

Given below are the colleges affiliated through AKNU for admission to the post-graduate science courses:

S.K. B. R. Degree College, Amalapuram -
Biotechnology - 30,
Organic Chemistry - 30
D.L.R. Degree College, Gollalamamidada -
Analytical Chemistry - 30,
Organic Chemistry - 30
V.S. Lakshmi Women ‘s College, Kakinada -
Biochemistry - 30
Physics - 30
Maths - 40
Computer Science - 40
Organic Chemistry - 30
Aditya Degree College, Kakinada
Biochemistry - 30
Microbiology - 30
Analytical Chemistry - 30
Organic Chemistry - 30
Aditya Degree College for Women, Kakinada
Microbiology - 30
Analytical Chemistry - 30
Organic Chemistry - 30
P.R. Govt. College, Kakinada
Physics - 30
Maths - 30
Analytical Chemistry - 30
Organic Chemistry - 30
Ideal College of Arts & Science, Kakinada
Analytical Chemistry - 30
Organic Chemistry - 30
Rajiv Gandhi Inst. of Mgt. & Sci, Kakinada
Microbiology - 30
Physics - 30
Computer Science - 40
Analytical Chemistry - 30
Organic Chemistry - 30
Lamp Deg & PG College, Mummidivaram
Organic Chemistry - 30
Al-Ameer Institute of Mgt.& Tech. Rajahmundry
Biochemistry - 30
Microbiology - 30
Analytical Chemistry - 30
Organic Chemistry - 30

For PG Arts courses

Given below is the seat intake for Post-graduate courses in Arts through colleges affiliated under AKNU:

St.Mary‘s College of Education Kakinada M. Ed. - 50
Benaiah Christian College of Education M. Ed. - 50
SGS Govt. IASE, Rajahmundry M. Ed - 50 (R)
DNR College of Education, Bhimavaram, W.G.Dt. M. Ed - 50
GTP College of Education, Bhimavaram, W.G.Dt. M. Ed - 50
Nova College of Education, Vegavaram, Jangareddigudem, W.G.Dt. M. Ed - 50
Montessori College of Education, Tadepalligudem, W.G. Dt M. Ed - 50
SKBR Degree College, Amalapuram, E.G.Dist. M. Com - 40
English - 40
Economics - 40
M. H. R. M - 40
P.V.R. Trust College, Kakinada M. Com - 40
P.R. Govt. College, Kakinada M. Com - 30
Economics - 30

AKNUCET 2022 Eligibility

The exam conducting body lays down a few ground rules regarding the eligibility of aspiring candidates. The eligibility criteria are listed below.

  • Candidates who have their ug degree or are appearing for their final semester exam are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates from other Universities recognized by any state or central government will be considered for admission if they have a three-year Bachelor Degree of 10+2+3 or 12+3 or 11+1+3 pattern, with the required minimum percentage of marks by AKNU.
  • Candidates who have got a bachelor degree by distance education without 10+2+3 pattern are also eligible for admission by providing a residence certificate.
  • Bachelor Degree in B.A/B.Sc./B.Com/B.Litt. and B.L from Universities other than those in the state of Andhra Pradesh is acceptable provided they are recognised by Govt.
  • Candidates need a minimum of 50% marks in Group Subjects (Part II) for admission into all arts, m.ed. and science and engineering courses. For SC/ST candidates, a minimum aggregate of 45% marks in group subjects (Part II) is sufficient.
  • The minimum age required to apply for is 21 years. There is no specified upper age limit.
  • The eligibility criteria are specific for each subject. Given below are the test codes for each subject that one can apply for AKNUCET.

Name of Subject Test Code
Life Sciences 101
Physical Sciences 102
Mathematical Sciences 103
Chemical Sciences 104
Geology 105
Humanities & Social Sciences 201
English 202
Telugu 203

AKNUCET 2022 Application Form

AKNUCET 2022 Application Form will be available from the 2nd week of March 2022. Correctly fill all the fields during the registration as they cannot be edited later. Also, incomplete forms are subject to rejection. The steps for the application process are given below:

  • Visit the official website.
  • Find the link to the application form and fill the basic information asked. You will receive a registration number and password after registration.
  • After submission of the details, access and fill the application form will all the required details- personal, academic and other.
  • Verify the details entered correctly and move to the next step of fee payment.
  • Remit the fee of INR 500 in online mode only- debit card/credit card or net banking.
  • Print the final application form generated after fee payment for future reference.

Note: The application fee is INR 500 (INR 300 for SC/ST/PH). If candidates do not pay the fee within the stipulated time, they will have to pay a late fine of an additional INR 500.

AKNUCET 2022 Hall Ticket

AKNUCET hall ticket will be available from the last week of April 2022. Candidates have to log in by using their application number and password to download the admit card.

Steps to download admit card:

  • Visit the official website.
  • Login using your application number/ registration number and password.
  • Submit the details and find AKNUCET Hall Ticket
  • Download and print the hall ticket in case of no errors.

Hall ticket contains all relevant details like exam center, exam center code, test code, exam time, etc. Thus, they are advised to take multiple print outs and keep the admit card safe for all future correspondence.

AKNUCET 2022 Exam Centers

Candidates can fill up to 3 choices of exam centers at the time of registration. Candidates must also note that if the total number of candidates for a certain test is less than 200, the test will be conducted at Rajamahendravaram center only.

There are 11 exam centers across Andhra Pradesh. The list of exam centers are as follows:

Exam Centre Code Exam Centre Name
01 Srikakulam
02 Vizianagaram
03 Visakhapatnam
04 Amalapuram
05 Kakinada
06 Rajahmahendravaram
07 Ramapachodavaram
08 Eluru
09 Bhimavaram
10 Janagareddy Gudem
11 Vijayawada

AKNUCET 2022 Exam Pattern

The exam will be conducted in offline mode. Candidates will have to answer all questions asked to them in an OMR sheet. Candidates can use only blue or black ballpoint pen to mark their answers in the OMR sheet. Read more AKNUCET Exam Pattern

  • Total 100 multiple choice questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Duration of the exam will be 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • The questions will be asked in English except for the test on Telugu which will be asked in Telugu.

The highlights of the exam pattern are given below for candidates to have a better understanding of the same:

Mode of Examination Offline
Number of Questions 100
Maximum Marks 100
Duration of Exam 1 hour 30 minutes
Sections in Paper 1

AKNUCET 2022 Syllabus

Syllabus includes topics from the undergraduate course curriculum of the applied subject. Here are the important topics from each subject:

AKNUCET Syllabus: Life Sciences

The test code for Life Sciences is 101. Given below are the important topics from this section. These are the topics from which most of the questions are asked in the Life Sciences section:

Cell Biology Genetics
Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering Biotechnology
Biomolecules Immunology
Techniques Ecology, Environment and Evolution
Physiology Metabolism
Animal Science Plant
Microbiology Nutrition

AKNUCET Syllabus: Physical Sciences

The test code for Physical Sciences section in the exam is 102. Given below are the most asked topics from this subject in AKNUCET 2022:

  • Electricity, Magnetism and Electronics- Electrostatics, Electromagnetic Induction, Digital Principles, Magnetostatics, Capacitance, Dielectrics and Maxwell’s equations and EM waves
  • Modern Physics- Quantum Mechanics, Uncertainty Principle, Schrodinger Wave Equation, Nuclear Physics Nuclear Structure, Alpha and Beta Decays, Atomic Spectra
  • Solid State Physics- X-ray Diffraction, Crystal Structure, Nanomaterials, Bonding in Crystals, Magnetism and Superconductivity
  • Thermodynamics and Optics- Kinetic theory of gases, Thermodynamics, Quantum theory of radiation, Aberrations, Interference, Diffraction, Polarization and Laser, Fibre and Optics
  • Mechanics and Wave Oscillations- Vector Analysis, Mechanics of Particles, Special theory of relativity, Damped and forced oscillations, Complex vibrations, Fundamentals of vibrations and Ultrasonic

AKNUCET Syllabus: Mathematical Sciences

The test code for this subject is 103. Here are the important topics from this subject asked in the exam:

Linear Algebra and Vector Calculus Abstract Algebra & Real Analysis
Groups Rings
Real Numbers Differentiation and Integration
Differential Equations Solid Geometry

AKNUCET Syllabus: Geology

Test code for the Geology section is 105. Here are the important topics for this section:

  • Paleontology, Indian Geology and Economic Geology- Palaeontology, Indian Geology and Economic Geology
  • Petrology and Structural Geology- Nature and scope of Petrology (Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic rocks) and Structural Geology
  • Physical Geology, Crystallography and Mineralogy- Physical Geology, Crystallography and Mineralogy

AKNUCET Syllabus: Humanities and Social Sciences

The test code for this subject is 201 in AKNUCET. Here are the important topics for this subject:

  • Reasoning
  • Numerical Ability
  • General English
  • Current Affairs

AKNUCET Syllabus: English

The test code for English in AKNUCET 2022 is 202. Here are the important topics for this subject in the exam:

  • Literary terms, Genres, Literary Movements and Trends, Critical concepts
  • Verb, verb patterns and structures, phrasal verbs concord, Active and Passive Voice, Prepositions, Question tags, Articles, synonyms and antonyms, one-word substitutes, Note taking, confusable
  • Comprehension – unknown poem and passage, Letter writing, Idioms, and phrases


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