RUPGCET 2018 – The Rayalaseema University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test, also known by, RUPGCET 2018, is for admission to various Postgraduate programs. Interested aspirants can apply for RUPGCET 2018 through its official website, Aspirants are required to provide valid details in the online application form. The applications duly completed in all aspects must be submitted through online mode only.

The Rayalaseema University offers admission to various PG courses such as M.Sc. Biotechnology, M.Sc. Computer Science, M.A. Economics.

Latest: Online registration dates for RUPGCET 2018  has been released. Candidates can  check the same from table below.


The entrance test, RUPGCET 2018 is conducted by the Rayalaseema University. The application process for admission to the academic session 2018 will begin from March 31, 2018.

Events Dates
Online registration will begin from 31 Mar 2018
Last date for submitting the online application without late fee 30 Apr 2018
Last date for submitting the online application with late fee (Rs. 1000) 10 May 2018
Issuance of Admit Card 12 May 2018
RUPGCET 2018 exam date 21 – 23 May 2018
Declaration of Result First week of June 2018

For getting admission to the desired course, the candidate should qualify in RUPGCET-2018 and satisfy the eligibility criteria prescribed for the course. No candidate will be admitted by the University or the affiliated colleges without qualifying in RUPGCET 2018. Check more details on RUPGCET 2018 from the article below.

RUPGCET 2018 Application Form

The application fee is Rs 600 (Rs. 400 for SC/ST/PHC) this year. Mode of fee payment was Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking.

The application process is as per the schedule. The applications are available online on the official website at,

  • Candidates need to register first by providing the valid details.
  • On completing the registration process, aspirants can proceed to fill in other required details and upload scanned copy of the photograph and signature in the online application form.
  • Proceed to make payment for the application fee.
  • On completion of the above mentioned steps, submit the application form and take print out of the application for future references.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. The candidate should have passed the qualifying examination with a minimum of 40% marks in the subject concerned.
  2. A pass is sufficient for SC/ST candidates for admission to any course.
  3. 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% degree as a whole, the aggregate percentage of marks in the group subjects should be at least 40%.
  4. For admission to M.Ed-  Candidates should have obtained at least 50% marks in BEd / BElEd . Whereas in case of DElEd with UG / PG Degree with 45% marks in each course.
  5. For admission to M.Sc. in Data Science – Candidates should have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in group subjects.
  6. For M.Sc. in Data Science – It is compulsory for the SC/ST candidates to obtain a minimum of 40% marks in group subjects.
  7. For M.Sc. Environmental science- Candidate must have obtained any B.Sc. second class graduate with chemistry as one of the subject.
  8. For M.P.Ed, B.P.Ed. or B.P.E- Candidates who have scored 55% of marks are eligible to apply.

RUPGCET 2018 Admit Card

The admit card of RUPGCET 2018 will be available online. Candidates can download the admit card by logging in with Application Number and Date of Birth. It is mandatory for candidates to bring the admit card. This is because only then they will get entry to the exam hall.

Exam Pattern

The RUPGCET 2018 entrance test will be of 90 minutes duration, in which candidates need to solve 100 MCQ questions. For each correct answer, one mark will be awarded and there will be no negative mark for any wrong answer. The question paper for Data Science, M.P,Ed., Electronics, English, and Computer Science will be in English only. Whereas for Telugu, question paper will be in Telugu only and for all other tests, the question papers will be in both English and Telugu.

RUPGCET 2018 Result

The announcement of result of RUPGCET 2018 will be online on the official website of the University. Rayalseema University will not send rank card by post. The candidates who appear for the test will be able to check their individual result by providing their Hall Ticket Number.

RUPGCET 2018 Counseling

After the declaration of results, candidates can attend counseling for the verification of certificates and getting a seat. It is mandatory for candidates to appear/ participate in the counseling as per the schedule only. The candidates who will appear for the counseling will have to bring along the documents in original.

Official Website:

Download Information Brochure of RUPGCET Post Graduation Admission 2018.

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