APRCET 2019 – The Andhra University (AU), Visakhapatnam has released the application form for APRCET 2019 on September 16, 2019. Aspirants can register online at sche.ap.gov.in/rcet/. This is the second time that Andhra University is conducting Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test (APRCET)-2019. It is a state level test conducted to shortlist candidates for admission in M.Phil and Ph.D programme. Aspirants with a valid PG degree are eligible to apply for APRCET 2019 exam. It is going to be held from November 08-12, 2019 for 68 subjects in 10 centres. Check more details on APRCET 2019 from this page.
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Research aspirants who qualifies the test can apply in all 14 State universities in Andhra Pradesh. Check the complete schedule for APRCET 2019 from the table below.
|Release of APRCET 2019 Notification||11 Sep 2019|
|Start Date of filling the online application form||16 Sep 2019|
|Last date for online submission without late fee||10 Oct 2019|
|Last date for online submission with late fee of Rs. 2000/-||16 Oct 2019|
|Correction of online application data already submitted||October 2019|
|APRCET 2019 Admit Card release Date||28 Oct 2019|
|APRCET 2019 exam date||08-12 Nov 2019|
APRCET 2019 Notification
APRCET 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Before the aspirants proceed to apply for the entrance exam it is important that they must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. Check the APRCET Eligibility Criteria for MPhil and PhD (Part-Time and Full Time) from below:
Eligibility Criteria for Full-Time Programme
- Candidate should have Master Degree with the maximum 55% marks.
- Relaxation of 5% Marks is there for the ST/BC/PWD candidates.
- The Mater Degree should be from the recognized board or the university
Eligibility Criteria for Part Time Programme
Those who are eligible for the full-time course that candidate will also be eligible for the part-time course. Admission in the part-time course will be based on the following criteria-
- Regular Faculty working in the University or the P.G. Centers.
- Technical employees working in research institutes having completed at least five years of service.
- Other Eligibility Conditions include:
- Faculty working in Postgraduate and Professional colleges having completed at least two years of service. This provision is not applicable to Faculty teaching Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Humanities in professional colleges.
- Faculty/Librarians/Asst. Librarians working in affiliated degree colleges
- Faculty working in Polytechnic/Government or private aided Junior Colleges having completed at least four years of service
For more information on AP RCET 2019 eligibility criteria, click here
APRCET 2019 Test Subject and Eligibility
Candidares can also check the subjects under Arts, Commerce and Law in which test is conducted and their respective eligibility below:
APRCET 2019 Application Form
The application form for APRCET 2019 is released by online mode only. No offline form is released by the University. Aspirants need to fill-in their Personal details, educational qualification details, etc in APRCET Application Form 2019. Furthermore, aspirants also have to upload the scanned image of their passport size photo and signature in the form. Lastly, the candidates need to pay the required amount of the application fee.
How to Apply for APRCET 2019?
- Candidate firstly has to click on the direct link on this page.
- From there click on the link in which APRCET 2019 online application form mentioned.
- Application form page will open. The candidate will have to mention all the details which have been asked in the form.
- After filling the form click on the submit button.
- After the fee payment candidate’s form will successfully get submitted.
RCET 2019 Application Fee Details: The candidates need to pay the following amount of the application fee as per their category:
|OC and BC||Rs 1300/-|
|SC, ST and PWD||Rs 900/-|
Note: Candidates must pay the APRCET Application Form before the last date or else they will have to pay an additional fee of Rs. 2000/- along with the application fee.
APRCET 2019 Test Center
The entrance exam for APRCET 2019 is going to be held at 10 centres namely –
APRCET 2019 Admit Card
After the application process is over, the registered applicants are issued the RPCET 2019 Hall Ticket. It is released online at the official website of APSCHE. To download the admit card, candidates require to login using their payment reference Id, registration number, date of birth, and mobile number. No hard copy of the RPCET 2019 Hall Ticket is sent to the candidates via post. The test centre allotted to the candidate is printed on the APRCET 2019 Admit Card only.
APRCET 2019 Exam Pattern
The entrance exam for APRCET 2019 is being held in online mode. It is divided into two parts — Part A and Part B — with 90 marks for each section. Part A consist of questions related to teaching and research aptitude, whereas, Part B consist of questions from specific subjects. There shall be a negative marking of 1/6 marks for each wrong answer.
APRCET 2019 Syllabus
The Andhra University has decided the syallbus for the candidates for APRCET. Part-A of the entrance is Teaching and Research Aptitude which is based on the lines of UGC NET Paper-I Syllabus. However, for Part-B, syllabus is given separately for it. Candidates can check the syllabus for APRCET 2019 for Part A and Part B from the direct link below.
- Click Here to download APRCET 2019 Syllabus for Part A.
- To check the syllabus for Arts, Science, Engineering, Pharmacy & Architecture, click here.
APRCET 2019 Answer Key
After the successful conduction of APRCET 2019, the exam conducting body releases the answer key at its website. It is released in the pdf format. Candidates should use it to cross-check their answers with that given in the answer key. For calculating the probable score, the candidates need to add and deduct marks as per the marking scheme. The candidates shall also get the facility for submitting an objection in the APRCET Answer key. On the basis of the objection submitted by the candidates, a final answer key is then published.
APRCET 2019 Result
The result for APRCET 2019 is released online in the Candidate login. To check the APRCET Result 2019, the candidates need to login by entering their registration number and RCET Hall Ticket. In order to qualify the test, the candidates need to obtain the minimum qualifying marks as set by the Andhra University. Those who qualify the written exam are then eligible to appear for the Interview. On the basis of the candidate’s performance in the written and oral test, a merit list is published in the pdf format. Those whose name is included in the merit list are then eligible to participate in the Counselling.
Qualifying Marks in APRCET 2019 written exam
The entrance test shall be with qualifying marks as 50% for open category candidates and 45% for OBC/SC/ST/PH categories.
APRCET 2019 Interview
Qualified Candidates in the Entrance Test are then called for Interview by the exam conducting body. In the Interview, the candidates are required to discuss their research interest/area through a presentation before a duly constituted Committee. The interview is for 20 marks. The candidate can only qualify the interview if he/she passes the following criteria-
- 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.
APRCET 2019 Vacancy Details
The vacancy position of PhD ( Full Time / Part Time) and M.Phil. (Full Time / Part Time) in various Universities of the State of Andhra Pradesh can be obtained by visiting the respective websites of the Universities. The URL of the 14 Universities websites are given below:
|Name of the University||University Web Sites.|
|Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur||www.nagarjunauniversity.ac.in|
|Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Srikakulam||http://www.brau.edu.in|
|Vikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore||www.simhapuriuniv.ac.in|
|Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapuramu||skuniversity.ac.in|
|Andhra University, Visakhapatnam||http://www.andhrauniversity.edu.in.|
|Dravidian University, Kuppam||www.dravidianuniversity.ac.in|
|Krishna University, Machilipatnam||www.krishnauniversity.ac.in|
|Rayalaseema University, Kurnool||www.ruk.ac.in|
|Sri Padmavathi Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupati||www.spmvv.ac.in|
|Sri Venkateswara University,Tirupati||https://www.svuniversity.edu.in|
|Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa||www.yogivemanauniversity.ac.in|
|Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajamahendravaram||www.nannayauniversity.info|
About Andhra university
Andhra University (AU) located in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh is a public university which was established in the year 1926. There are 14 constituent colleges in the Andhra University. Furthermore, the university contains two sections, the south campus and north campus. The south campus houses the Arts, Humanities and Sciences departments along with the administrative block, whereas, the north campus, comprises the Engineering College. It has been ranked 801-1000 in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2018 and 251-300 in Asia.
For the reference purpose on APRCET 2019, candidates can download information brochure.
Official Website: www.sche.ap.gov.in/rcet/