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Rayalaseema University PG Common Entrance Test (RUPGCET)


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

Rayalaseema University, Kurnool, conduct PG Common Entrance Test, RUPGCET for admission to postgraduate courses in Arts, Science and Commerce offered at Rayalaseema University, Kurnool, and its affiliated colleges for the year session. The University has an academic history of 35 years and is located in an extensive campus of about 356 acres of land. At present the University envisages its growth in terms of promoting equity and access, relevance, quality and accountability to redeem the irredeemable backwardness of the region through democratization ofhigher education. 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.

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

About RUPGCET Exam
Exam Name: Rayalaseema University PG Common Entrance Test
Conducting Institute: Rayalaseema University
Commonly called as: RUPGCET
Exam Level: University Level
Stream: Engineering Entrance Exam

Important Dates

RUPGCET Exam Dates
Events Dates
Online application submission starts from : Last Week Of March 2017
Last date to online application submission : Last Week Of April 2017
Last date to apply Registration with late fee of Rs.500/- Last Week Of April to 1st week Of May 2017
Last date for Uploading of Application : 1st Week Of May 2017

Eligibility Criteria

  • 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 M.Sc. Data Science and M.A. Educational Leadership and Management courses, minimum of 50% marks in group subjects is compulsory. A minimum of 40% marks in group subjects is compulsory for SC/ST for M.Sc. Data Science and M.A. Educational Leadership and Management courses.
  • Candidates who have already passed the qualifying examination or who have appeared /are appearing for the final year annual examination in 2017 are eligible to apply. Supplementary candidates of 2017 are not eligible.
  • The eligibility criteria for Entrance Test to each course available at Rayalaseema University (RU), Kurnool, and at its affiliated colleges are given below.

    Application Fee

    RUPGCET Registration & Examination Fee Structure
    Registration fee For OBC and Other Candidates Rs.300/
    Registration fee For SC/ST category Rs. 150/-

    How to Apply

    1. The application should be submitted ON-LINE only at the Official website by registering the name and other details.
    2. A Separate registration is required for each Test. No change of subject shall be entertained at any stage.
    3. Ensure uninterrupted power supply and internet connectivity before filling the application and making your payment online.
    4. For speedy process keep a scan copy of your latest passport size photo and signature in JPEG/ JPG format only with less than 100KB in size.
    5. Steps for online registration:

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

      2. Go to the Official website and click on online registration button/link.

      3. Register your candidature by entering specified details.

      4. Fill all the details and make payment using your bank Debit card͟ /Net Banking

      5. Complete your registration in all aspects.

      6. Preserve your user id and password for further processing. The same id and password will be useful till the finalization of admission.

      7. Candidates are instructed to maintain the secrecy about their login details.

    6. Steps for filling online Application:

      A. Filling of online application form is allowed only after payment.

      B. Now get ready with scanned passport size photo and scanned signature separately in JPEG/JPG format only with less than 100KB in size.

      C. Upload your scanned passport size photo and scanned signature.

      D. Fill all the required details.

      E. Click Submit button to confirm the details. If you need correction, press back button and edit the data.

      F. Press the Save & Print button to get a print out. Preserve a copy of application for further reference.

      G. If there is any problem during the above process, contact the HELP LINE of RUPGCET- 2017.

      H. The application number shall be used to download the hall ticket.

    Exam Pattern

    • Each Entrance Test will be of 90 minutes duration with 100 multiple choice questions. Each question carries one mark and there is no negative mark for a wrong answer.
    • The question paper for Data Science, Educational Leadership & Management, English and Computer Science subjects 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.

    Exam Centres

    1. Kurnool
    2. Nandyal
    3. Adoni

    Question Papers


    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

    Section B: Paper II

    Section C: Paper III

    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 -11 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-12 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-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 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-16 OR&SQC / Statistics

    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-17 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-18 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)

    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 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 RUPGCET 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 RUPGCET 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.


    Candidates who are qualified in Rayalaseema University PG Common Entrance Test will be called for the counselling process of RUPGCET 2017.

    Affiliated Colleges

    M.Sc. Computer Science

    • Sri Ramakrishna PG College Nandyal
    • National PG college Nandyal (Minority Institution)

    M.Sc. Biochemistry

    • National PG College Nandyal(Minority Institution)
    • Sri Sankara’s Degree College,Kurnool

    M.Sc. Mathematics

    • Sri Ramakrishna PG College,Nandyal.
    • National PGCollege, Nandyal.
    • St.Josephs degree college,Kurnool.
    • Osmania College, Kurnool (Minority Institution)
    • SPY Reddy Degree College for women Nandyal

    M.Sc. Micro Biology

    • National PG College Nandyal (Minority Institution)
    • St.JosephDegree College , Kurnool

    M.Sc.Organic Chemistry

    • NationalPGCollege, Nandyal (Minority Institution)
    • St,Joseph’s Degree College, Kurnool
    • KVR Govt.DegreeCollege,forWomen, Kurnool
    • Osmania College, Kurnool (Minority Institution)
    • K.V.SubbaReddyDegreCollegeandPGCollege, Allagadda
    • Sri Sankara’s Degree College,Kurnool
    • The Adoni Arts and Science College.Adoni
    • Sri Sai Ram Degree College, Nandikotkur

    M.Sc. Physics

    • Sri Ramakrishna PG College,Nandyal
    • National PG College, Nandyal ( Minority Institution)
    • Osmania College, Kurnool (Minority Institution)
    • K.V. Subba Reddy Degree and PG College, Allagadda
    • Silver Jubilee Govt. Degree College, Kurnool


    • National PG College, Nandyal (Minority Institution)
    • KVR Govt.DegreeCollege,forWomen, Kurnool

    M.A. Telugu

    • Sri Ramakrishna PG College,Nandyal
    • Osmania College, Kurnool (Minority Institution)
    • Silver Jubilee Govt. Degree College, Kurnool
    • Sri Sai Ram PG College, Nandikotkur
    • Sri Satyasai Degree College, Kodumur
    • SML Degree College, Yemmiganur

    M.A. Economics

    • Silver Jubliee Govt.College,Kurnool.
    • SML Degree College, Yemmiganur


    • KVR Govt. College for Women, Kurnool
    • Osmania College, Kurnool (Minority Institution)
    • Silver Jubilee Govt. Degree College, Kurnool
    • SPY Degree College for Women,Nandyal
    • Sri Sankara’s Degree college, Kurnool


    • Sri RamaKrishna PG College, Nandyal.
    • St. Joseph’s Degree College, Kurnool
    • Osmania College. Kurnool (Minority Institution)
    • Silver Jubilee Govt Degree College, Kurnool
    • RIE PG College, Kurnool
    • The Adoni Arts & Science College, Adoni
    • Sri Sai Ram PG College, Nandikotkur
    • Govt. Degree College For men, Kurnool
    • Sai Sri PG College, Dhone
    • Sri Satyasai Degree College, Kodumur
    • SNR Degree College, Karivena

    M.Com. E-Commerce

    • Sri RamaKrishna PG College, Nandyal.

    M.Com Professional

    • Sri RamaKrishna PG College, Nandyal.
    • KVR Govt. Degree College for Women, Kurnool (Autonomous)


    • Viswavani College of Education, Nandyal
    • Sri Sankara’s College of Education, Kurnool
    • JVRR College of Education, Nandyal
    • Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara College of Education, Kurnool

    Contact Details

    KURNOOL - 518007.

    E-Mail : [email protected]

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