Acharya Nagarjuna UniversityANU PGCET 2018 is Acharya Nagarjuna University Post Graduation Common Entrance Test. Directorate of Admissions, A.N.U., is conducting ANU PGCET 2018 for PG Admissions into University and affiliated colleges. Interested and eligible candidates could fill and submit application form of ANU PGCET 2018 as per schedule.

Latest: ANUPGCET-2018 has released the seat status and allotment letter. Also, the link to online payment of course fee/application fee/ cancellation fee is provided on this page. Scroll down to check the same.


Applicants are issued a hall ticket to appear in the exam. Seats will be allotted through counselling wherein rank obtained in ANU PGCET Result 2018 is considered along with eligibility of the candidate for the selected course.

Events Dates (Revised)
Notification released on 26 Feb 2018
ANU PGCET 2018 online application form availability 26 Feb 2018
ANU PGCET 2018 application form submission last date without late fees 25 Apr 2018
ANU PGCET 2018 application form submission last date with late fee. For OC / BC – Rs.1100/- (Application Fee Rs.600/- + Late Fee Rs.500/-) & for SC/ST/PHC – Rs.1000/- (Application Fee Rs.500/- + Late Fee Rs.500/-). 30 Apr 2018
ANU PGCET 2018 application form submission last date with Tatkal fee. For OC / BC – Rs.1600/- (Application Fee Rs.600/- + Tatkal Fee Rs.1000/-) & SC/ST/PHC – Rs.1500/- (Application Fee Rs.500/- + Tatkal Fee Rs.1000/-). 02 May 2018
ANU PGCET 2018 Hall Ticket availability 01 May 2018
Date of exam 05 to 07 May 2018
Result 11 May 2018
Second Phase Counselling will be Started from 1st Week of July

Get here complete details of ANU PGCET 2018 such as notification, exam date, online application form, hall ticket, model papers, key, result, counseling.


Candidates can get the complete schedule & details of counselling below.



  • Click Here to check the press note on ANUPGCET-2018 Phase II Counseling Schedule.
  • Click Here to check the ANUPGCET-2018 vacancy positions after first phase of counselling.


  • Click here to check the phase II seat status/online payment
  • Click here to download the allotment letter
  • Click here for online payment of Course fee/application fee/Cancelation of fee

Course Offered with Eligibility Criteria

Test Name Course Name Eligibility
Life Sciences M.Sc. Aquaculture B.Sc., With Zoology / Fisheries / Fishery Science / Aquaculture / Industrial Fish and Fisheries / Any of the Life sciences as one of the subjects.
M.Sc. Biochemistry B.Sc., with Chemistry or Biochemistry as one of the subjects.
M.Sc. Biotechnology Bachelor’s Degree in Physical / Biological Sciences / B.Sc. in Farm Science / B.Sc. Ag. / B.V.Sc., / Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine or Pharmaceutical Sciences / B.E / B.Tech.
M.Sc. Nanobiotechnology
M.Sc. Botany B.Sc., with Botany and Chemistry as the Two of the common Core subjects or B.Sc., with Botany as main and Chemistry as ancillary.
M.Sc. Environmental Science Any B.Sc or B.E.M. Degree holder.
M.Sc. Food & Nutritional Sciences Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, Biological Sciences and Paramedical Courses / B.Tech. (Food Technology).
M.Sc. Microbiology B.Sc. with combination of any two subjects of Microbiology, Botany, Biotechnology, Medical Lab Technology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Chemistry and Zoology.
M.Sc. Zoology B.Sc. with Zoology as one of the subjects.
Physical Sciences M.Sc. Physics B.Sc. Mathematics, Physics and any other Third subject under common core scheme.
M.Sc. Electronics B.Sc. with Mathematics, Electronics as the subjects of equal importance.
M.Sc. Electronics & Instrument Technology B.Sc. with Electronics / Instrumentation as one of the Subject.
Mathematical Sciences M.Sc. Computer Science Any Graduate program with Computers as one of the subjects.
M.Sc. Mathematics B.Sc. or B.A. with Mathematics as one of the Three equal subjects or as main subject.
Statistics M.Sc. Statistics B.A. / B.Sc. with Mathematics and Statistics as Two of the Three Subjects.
Chemical Sciences M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry, M.Sc. Forensic Chemistry, M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry, M.Sc. Organic Chemistry, M.Sc. Physical Chemistry B.Sc., with Chemistry as one of the Three equal subjects in Common Core System. Analytical, Forensic, Inorganic, Organic and Physical Chemistry specializations are offered in A.N.U. College. The candidate has to choose one of the five specializations at the time of admission.
M.Sc. Oils, Fats & Petro Products B.Sc., Oil Technology, B.Sc. Oils / Soaps / Detergents or B.Sc. with Chemistry as one of the Subject.
Geology M.Sc. Geology B.Sc., (Any Science Graduate) / B.Tech. (Civil Engg.).
Note: Preference for Admission is given to Geology students.
Integrated M.Sc Course M.Sc. Nanotechnology (5 Years) Intermediate (plus two) with M.P.C. / Bi.P.C as optional subjects.
Social Sciences M.A. Ancient History & Archaeology Any Graduation
M.A. Economics B.A. with Economics as one of the Subjects / B.Com. / B.Com. (Hons) / B.Sc. (Economics) / B.B.M.
M.A. History Any Graduation
M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication Any Graduation
M.A. Mahayana Buddhist Studies Any Graduation
M.A. Political Science B.A. with Politics / Political Science / Public Administration as one of the subjects.
M.A. Public Administration B.A. with Public Administration / Politics / Political Science / Economics / Psychology / Sociology / Social work as one of the subjects (or) B.Com. / B.Sc. / B.B.M. / B.C.A.
M.A. Rural Development B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com.
M.A. Sociology Any Graduation
Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) Any Graduation
M.H.R.M Any Graduation
M.L.I.Sc. Any Graduation
M.Sc. Yoga For Human Excellence (2 Years) Any Graduation
English M.A. English B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com./ B.B.M. / B.C.A. / B.A. (O.L.) in Telugu / B.A. (O.L.) in Sanskrit with general English, Degree in Hotel Management, B.A. with Special English in the group subjects.
Hindi M.A. Hindi B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com. / B.B.M. / B.C.A. with Hindi as a Second Language and An Oriental title Examination of B.A. Standard approved by the Government of India or any State Government, Like ‘Praveen’, ‘Madhyama Visharadha’ and ‘Vidwan’ or any other title recognized thereof.
Sanskrit M.A. Sanskrit B.A.O.L. Sanskrit main / B.A.O.L. Telugu Main / B.A. / B.Com. / B.Sc. / B.C.A. / B.B.M. with Sanskrit under Part I or Part II, B.A. with special Sanskrit, Vidya Praveena / Siromani / Vidwan (With POL / SSC), BOL Sanskrit / Bhasha Praveena With POL, any graduate with Sanskrit / Studied at least one Sanskrit Paper in M.A. Telugu Course.
Telugu M.A. Telugu B.A. Special Telugu, B.A.O.L. Telugu, B.A.O.L. Sanskrit, B.A. / B.Sc. / B.Com. / B.B.M / B.C.A. with Telugu under Part I or Part II, BOL Telugu / Bhasha Praveena with POL.
Commerce M.Com All B.Com Graduates.
Education M.Ed. B.Ed.
Physical Education M.P.Ed. B.P.Ed. degree (not less than 55% marks). There is a relaxation of 5% marks for those get 1, 2, 3 positions in State Level Sports / Games and those who have participated in the National Sports / Games. (The course is totally residential).
Note: Admission will be made on the basis of the marks obtained in the Entrance Test and Weightage of Marks for Sports achievement.
PG Diploma Courses Advanced Aquaculture Management Any Science Graduation
Ambedkar Studies Any Graduation
Gandhian Studies Any Graduation
Mahayana Buddhist Studies Any Graduation
Yoga for Human Excellence Any Graduation
Fine Arts (Evening Course) Any Graduation(Friday & Saturday Classes in a week)
Certificate Course Sustainable Aquaculture Management Intermediate (10+2 Candidate)

ANU PGCET 2018 Application Form

Application Form for ANU PGCET 2018 has been released at the official website of ANU. The Application Form has been released online. Candidate have to visit the official webiste to fill the application form or the same can be filled from the “Application form”. Application Form has to be filled on or before last date. After that no application will be entertained by the university.

Admit Card

The Exact Date, Time and Venue of Test Centre are given in the Hall Ticket. Candidates can download their Hall Tickets and Schedule of Entrance Examination from the website / The movement the above material is uploaded to the website; it can be informed to the candidates through SMS / E-mail.

ANU PGCET 2018 Exam Pattern

The Entrance Test will have 100 multiple choice questions and each question carries 1 mark to be answered in 90 minutes. No negative marks for wrong answers. Candidates have to indicate their answers only on the OMR Sheet provided along with the Question Paper (Model OMR Answer sheet enclosed towards the end of this information brochure). Candidates have to bring BLACK BALL POINT PEN for marking on the OMR Sheet. Candidate will not be admitted into the Examination Hall after a lapse of 15 minutes after commencement of the Entrance test. The Candidate will be allowed to leave the Examination Hall after lapse of 60 minutes of commencement of Entrance Test.

ANU PGCET 2018 Entrance Test Centres

  • Guntur
  • Ongole
  • Vijayawada

Candidate should mention the Centre code and Name of his / her choice in Online Application Form.

Candidates applying for more than one Test are advised to opt for the same Centre as there is a likelihood of clash of dates and timings. Requests for change of Test Centre and Subject opted by the Candidate in the Application Form will not be considered under any circumstances.

The final allotment of the Examination Centre will be decided by the Directorate of Admissions.

Selection Process

Admissions will be made on the basis of the Rank obtained by the Candidate in the Entrance Test subject to the fulfillment of Eligibility Criteria except for M.P.Ed. In case of M.P.Ed. Admission will be made on the basis of the marks obtained in the entrance test and weightage of marks for sports achievements.

ANU PGCET 2018 Counselling Process

The Order of merit will be decided on the basis of marks obtained in the Entrance Test. In case of tie, the tie will be resolved on the basis of Percentage obtained in the Qualifying Examination, further tie will be resolved based on marks obtained in the Group subjects of the qualifying examination. Still, tie persists it will be resolved on the basis of date of birth in favour of elder candidates.

Candidate needs to pay Processing Fee and Prescribed Admissions Fee at the time of counseling in single installment failing which he / she has to forfeit his / her Seat. A Candidate once allotted to a college can avail transfer of college by paying Rs.300/- for the first time and only one more transfer is allowed by paying Rs.500/- subject to availability of seats and no more transfers are allowed. A candidate once opted for a course and allotted will be allowed to change the course which he / she already opted, subject to availability of seats on payment of Rs.300/- for the first time and on payment of Rs.500/- for the second and final time. The change of course is limited to the entrance test he / she attempted.

Cancellation of Seat

Once seat is allotted in a particular course, he / she will have to join in that course and the college to which he / she is allotted on or before the stipulated date failing which the seat allotted will automatically be cancelled and it will be allotted to the next candidate in order of merit.

A seat allotted to a candidate can be cancelled on request if he / she get a seat in another University or get a job. If the seat allotted to a candidate is cancelled for the two reasons mentioned above, the Total fee paid by the candidate will be refunded after deducting 10% of it. The Processing fee will not be refunded under any circumstances. In case the Candidate is cancel the seat which was already allotted, who has not paid the fee, he / she has to pay 10% of course fee to receive the Original Certificates.

However, Cancellation of seat is allowed only before the closure of the Admissions for the Academic Year 2018-19. If a candidate wants to cancel the seat after the closure of the Admissions, the penalties he / she is required to pay will be decided by the Registrar, A.N.U. based on the merits of the case.

Documents required at the time of Counselling

The following Original Certificates are to be submitted at the Time of Counseling.

  • ANUPGCET – 2018 Application, Hall Ticket
  • ANUPGCET – 2018 Rank Card
  • Transfer Certificate & Conduct Certificate from the college last studied
  • Degree Provisional Certificate / Original Degree
  • Degree Mark Memos of Three Years
  • Reserved Category / Permanent Caste Certificate issued in 2018 from Mee Seva (for SC, ST and BC Candidates if reservation is claimed)
  • S.S.C / Date of Birth Certificate
  • Intermediate or equivalent Certificate
  • Income Certificate issued in 2018 from Mee Seva (if fee concession is claimed)
  • Study Certificates (from 9th Class to Degree final year) / Residence Certificate of last Seven Academic Years (from Mee Seva issued in 2018) / Form-I or II or III or IV as given in Annexure – A pertaining to claim of Local Candidate
  • Copy of the Relevant Certificates issued from concerned authorities if Special Reservation is claimed under PH/ NCC/ SPORTS/ CAP
  • Migration Certificate (Student studied other than Acharya Nagarjuna University)
  • Declaration form as given in Annexure-B
  • Two sets Xerox copies of above mentioned certificates and Two Passport size photos

Note: No Candidate will be allowed into the Counseling Hall without Provisional Certificate (P.C) and Transfer Certificate (T.C). Candidates who are appeared and qualified in ANUPGCET-2018, they alone are eligible for Fee Reimbursement provided, they fulfill all other conditions of Govt. of AP Rules for Reimbursement.

List of Colleges offering PG Courses 2018-19

For the candidates  List of Colleges offering PG Courses 2018-19 is given below.

ANU PGCET Previous Year Question Paper

Test Code Test Name Test Code Test Name
101 Life Sciences 109 English
102 Physical Sciences 110 Hindi
103 Mathematical Sciences 111 Sanskrit
104 Statistics 112 Telugu
105 Chemical Sciences 113 Commerce
106 Geology 114 Education
107 Integrated M.Sc. 115 Integrated M.B.A.
108 Social Sciences 116 Physical Education

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For More Detail Regarding ANUPGCET – Download 2018 Information Brochure.

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