University of Hyderabad Admission 2014 Entrance Examination
The Entrance Examinations for various P.G. Degree Courses (other than those offered by the Sarojini Naidu School and M.Sc. Physics, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, MBA Health Care and Hospital Management, Health Psychology and P G Diploma in Sanskrit Computational Linguistics), I.M.Sc. (5-year Integrated ) courses in Sciences and I.M.A. (5-year Integrated) courses in Humanities and Social Scienes will consist of only a written test of 100 marks.
The entrance examinations in the case of MPA, MFA, M.A. in Communication and PG Diploma in Health Communication and Children’s Theatre/Theatre in Education in the Sarojini Naidu School will consist of a written test and a practical test/interview. Only such candidates who are found successful in the written test will be called for the practical test/interview at Hyderabad. The tentative schedule for the written test, practical test/ interview for all the courses is given in a tabular form at the end of this chapter.
The entrance examination for the M.Sc. Physics, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, MBA Health Care and Hospital Management and Health Psychology, M.Phil, Integrated M.Phil./Ph.D. Cognitive Science, Integrated M.Sc./Ph.D. Biotechnoogy; M.Tech. Materials Engineering, Nano Science and Technology and Ph.D. in different subjects will consist of a written test and an interview (after qualifying in the former). The written test will carry 75 marks and the interview 25 marks.
Admissions in M.Tech Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, and Information Technology, will be granted only on the basis of GATE scores in Computer Science and Information Technology (No written test or interview will be conducted)
Admission in M.Tech IC Technology is based on the GATE scores in the order of merit in one of the following:
- Electronics and Communication Engineering,
- Instrumentation Engineering and
- Physics followed by an interview for the short listed candidates.
There is no written test for admission to this course.
Admission in M.Tech. Bioinformatics is based on the percentile score obtained in GATE examination and followed by an interview. GATE in the following subjects will be considered: Biotechnology – BT; Chemistry – CY; Mathematics – MA; Physics – PH; Agricultural Engineering – AG; Electronics & Communication Engg. – EC; Computer Science and Information Technology – CS; Chemical Engineering – CH.
The question paper should be answered only in English except in the case of admission to language courses for which the question paper should be answered in the language concerned.
The following criteria shall be followed, in sequence to resolve ties, where candidates secure the same marks in the written test :
- First criterion: Marks obtained in Part – A of the written test.
- Second criterion: Marks obtained by the candidates in the qualifying degree/other examination. If the final result is not available, then the marks up to the 2nd year will be taken into account.
- Third criterion: Marks obtained in the degree examination immediately preceding the qualifying degree examination.
- Fourth criterion: Marks obtained in the next lower public examination.
Interviews for candidates short-listed for admission to M.Phil., M.Tech., and Ph.D. on the basis of written test and those exempted from written test (on the basis of UGC/CSIR JRF, RGNF/MANF, (NBHM, in the case of Ph.D. for Maths, ICMR/ ICAR/DBT Fellowship for Ph.D. in the School of Life Sciences), and ICMR Fellowship for Ph.D. in the School of Social Sciences, Ph.D. Materials Engineering, Nano Sceince and Technology, Integrated M.Phil/Ph.D. cognitive Science and Integrated M.Sc./Ph.D. Biotechnology, Physics, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Health Psycology, MBA Health Care and Hospital Management and the courses offered by the S.N. School are tentatively scheduled to be held between 6th May to 11th May 2014, in the respective Schools/ Departments/ Centres. However, exact dates of the interview/practical test will be notified and made available on the University website for the information of the short listed candidates.
Candidates called for the entrance examinations (Both written and/or practical test / interview) will appear for the examinations at their own expense.
No cut off marks in the entrance examination:
The University has decided to not to have any cut off marks in the entrance examination i.e., in the written test wherever there is no interview and written test plus interview put together wherever there is an element of interview for admission to any course for any category during the year 2014-15. Wherever the admission is based on written test and interview, the candidates to be called fro interview will be about 4 times of the approved intake .
For information about the entrance exam please refer the University of Hyderabad Admission 2014 Prospectus HERE
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