Andhra University, Visakhapatnam will conduct the Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test (APRCET)-2018 from 22nd August 2018 to 24th August 2018 in various examination centers for the registered candidates. APRCET 2018 entrance test conducting for admission into M.Phil. (Full-time / Part-time), Ph.D. Programme (Full-Time / Part-Time). The entrance test qualified candidates have to appear for interview, then the final round is interview. The selected candidates through two stage process, i.e., entrance test and interview will get admission into their respective courses.
Universities shall admit candidates by a two stage process, i.e., entrance test and interview.
Scheme of the Entrance Test
- An Entrance test shall be conducted for 180 marks.
- The Entrance Test consists of two parts, i.e., Part-A and Part-B. Part-A shall be the Teaching and Research Aptitude for 90 marks, whereas Part-B shall be the subject specific for 90 marks.
- There will be 1/6 negative mark for each wrong answer.
Syllabus of the Entrance Test
Part-A shall be the Teaching and Research Aptitude on the lines of UGC NET Paper-I Syllabus. For Part-B, Syllabus is given in APRCET website.
APRCET 2018 Syllabus PDF Download
PART – A
|00||Teaching & Research Aptitude||Download|
PART B – Arts
|04||Buddhist, Jaina, Gandhian and Peace Studies||Download|
|06||Comprative Dravidan Literature||Download|
|10||Fine Arts (Visual Arts)||Download|
|11||Folk literature (Folklore)||Download|
|14||International and Area Studies||Download|
|15||Journalism and Mass Communication||Download|
|17||Labour Welfare & HumanResource Management||Download|
|19||Library & InformationScience||Download|
|23||Performing Arts Dance & Drama Theatre||Download|
|30||Research in Dr.Ambedkar Chair||Download|
|37||Tourism Administration and Management||Download|
PART B – Sciences
|41||Applied Life sciences||Download|
|42||Botany and Plant Sciences||Download|
|44||Computer Science & Applications||Download|
|45||Electronics & Instrumentation||Download|
|51||Material Science & Nano Technology||Download|
|53||Meteorology, Space Technology, Atmospheric Sciences||Download|
|58||Zoology and Animal Sciences||Download|
PART B – Engineering, Pharmacy & Architecture
|59||Architecture And Planning||Download|
|62||Computer Science And Information Technology Engineering||Download|
|64||Electronics & Communication Engineering||Download|
|68||Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering||Download|
Qualifying marks in the Entrance Test
An Entrance Test shall be with qualifying marks as 50% for open category candidates and 45% for BC/SC/ST/PWD categories.
Qualified Candidates in the Entrance Test will be called for interview/viva-voce by the concerned University Department where the candidates are required to discuss their research interest/area through a presentation before a duly constituted Committee. Interview is for 20 marks.
Interview Committee shall consist of three members; Head of the Department, Chairman, Board of Studies and one Senior Faculty member from the Department nominated by the Vice-Chancellor. The interview shall also consider the following aspects, viz. whether:
- The candidate possesses the competence for the proposed research;
- The research work can be suitably undertaken at the Institution/College;
- The proposed area of research can contribute to new/additional knowledge.
Admissions Committee will give ranks/final marks awarded out of 200 after clubbing the marks of entrance test (180 marks) and interview marks (20 marks).
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