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Allahabad University Post Graduate Admission Test (PGAT) 2018

Allahabad University PGAT 2018 - University of Allahabad, a premier Institute of learning and research, invites applications for following Post Graduate Courses to the students desirous for admissions to the courses for academic session 2018-19

PGAT Test is classified in Two Groups. PGAT-I consisting of List-Ito List-IV is for conventional Subjects. PGAT-II consisting of List-V is for Specialized/Non conventional Subjects


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AU PGAT 2018 Important Dates

  • Release of Advertisement: 20th April 2018
  • Application Forms Available (Online only): 20th April 2018
  • Last Date for Fees Registration: 10th May 2018
  • Closing of Deposition of Fee 10th May 2018
  • Closing of Online Submission of Application Form 10th May 2018
  • Opening of Downloading the Admit Cards Online PGAT (I & II): 17th May 2018
  • Date of Admission Test PGAT (I & II): 24th, 25th & 26th May 2018


Courses Offered

  • PGAT-2018 will be conducted for the admission in the course of study given in below
  • M.A. (Ancient History, Development Studies, Economics, Education, English Literature/Language, Film & Theatre, Hindi, Mass Communication, Medieval & Modern History, Music, Painting, Philosophy, Political Science, Sanskrit, Sociology, Urdu)
  • M.Sc. (Agricultural Science (AgBot/Ag Chem & Soil Sc/Ag Zoology Entomology), Applied Geology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Botany,Chemistry, Computer Science,Environmental Science, Materials Science, Physics, Rural Technology and Development, Textile and Apparel Designing, Zoology)
  • MPA (Music) (Vocal, Sitar, Tabla), M.Com,MA/M.Sc.(Anthropology, Defence Studies,Geography, Mathematics, Psychology,Statistics); M.P.Ed; M.Tech(Earth System Sciences) MFA(Master in Fine Arts); MCA

Eligibility & Courses

  • M.A. (Ancient History, Medieval & Modern History, Philosophy, Political Science, Education, English Literature/Language, Hindi, Mass Communication, Theatre & Film): Graduation in all disciplines
  • M.A. (Sociology, Sanskrit, Urdu): B.A. Part III Examination or the BA(Honours)Exam with the same subject in which admission is sought as the main subject
  • M.A. (Development Studies): Minimum 50% marks or equivalent grade in High School & Higher Secondary/Intermediate and 55%Marks or equivalent grade in Bachelor of Social Work/B.Com/BA in Economics/B.Sc(Ag)/Bachelor in Development Studies/Globalization and Development
  • M.A/M.Sc(Mathematics, Defence Studies, Geography): BA/B.Sc Part III Examor the BA/B.Sc(Honours) Examwith the same subject in which admission is sought as the main subject
  • MA(Economics): B.A. Part III Exam in the same subject in which admission is sought or the BA(Honours) Exam with the same subject in which admission is sought as the main subject or candidates must have studied Economics or Mathematics or Statistics as one of the subject up to at least the BA/B.Sc Part II level
  • MA(Painting): BA Part III Exam or the B.A. (Honours)Exam with the same subject in which admission is sought as the main subject; BFA(Four Year Course) or the BVA(Four Year Course) is also eligible
  • M.Sc(Computer Science):Candidate who has passed B.Sc (3 years degree course) with Mathematics & Physics/Electronics/Computer Sci/Computer Maintenance/Computer Applications as two of his/her optional subjects up to B.Sc Part II level, or an equivalent degree from any recognized University/Institution, with an aggregate of at least 50% marks (for all categories) are eligible
  • MA/M.Sc(Statistics): BA/B.Sc Part III Exam or the BA/B.Sc(Hons) with the same subject in which admission is sought; BA/B.Sc Part III with Mathematics as a subject, with Statistics as a subject up to at least BA/B.Sc(Part II) Exam,or have passed the BA(Hons)/B.Sc(Hons)exam with Mathematics as the main subject
  • M.Com: B.Com/B.Sc/B.Sc(Honours)
  • MFA(Master in Fine Arts): B.F.A degree course with Applied Arts, Sculpture,Graphics, Textile Design and Painting with specialized area from a recognized University or equivalent exams thereto with 55% marks in aggregate and not of more than 27 years of age by 30th June 2018 shall be eligible to apply
  • M.Sc(Material Science): Candidate should be B.Sc with Physics OR Chemistry as one subject in III year. Provided he/she has Mathematics as one subject at least upto II year
  • M.Tech(Earth System Sciences): Candidates should be Master’s degree in Physical Sciences/Mathematical Sciences/Chemical Sciences/Life Sciences/Geosciences/any cognate discipline or a B.Tech/BEwith marks/CPI not below the 55%marks/5.5 (on a 10 point scale) (50% for SC/ST candidates) for appearing in the entrance exam
  • M.P.Ed.: A Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed); equivalent,or Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Health & Physical Education with at least 50% marks for General and 45% marks for SC/ST/ OBC candidates and those sports persons who have represented India in International Championship

Reservation Criterion

  • Please Refer to our website https://www.digialm.com/EForms/html/form4394/index.htmlor Admission-2018link of www.allduniv.ac.in
  • For all the Courses, Eligibility Conditions are given below. Kindly study the Eligibility Conditions carefully before filling any Form

Subject Candidates:

  • For all Courses mentioned in List I to IV please remember that Applications can be made for only those subjects with whom a candidate has appeared/passed Graduate in anystream, Third Year Examination or Equivalent Examination. No candidate is allowed to appear in any examination in which he/she has not appeared/passed at any stream of Graduation at Third Year

Non-Subject Candidates:

  • Those students who wish to take admission in a subject in which they have not appeared/passed at Graduate in Final Year in any stream have an option to choose anyone of the following subjects (a) Hindi (b) English (c) Med. & Mod. History (d) AncientHistory (e) Political Science (f) Philosophy (g) Education she/he can indicate it at proper place in the form. But they cannot appear in PGAT examination in such subjects
  • They may also apply for following Non-subjects with certain limitations:
  • Sociology
  • Psychology provided they have 1st Division in any stream of Graduation i.e. 60% marks above


Allahabad University PGAT 2018 Exam Pattern

  • The PGAT-2018 will be based on Multiple Choice Types of Questions with one correct option; the Entrance exam will be conducted online mode only. Candidate will be provided a computer having internet connection on the Test Centre
  • Admission Test Paper will consist of Multiple Choice Questions. For each correct answer 02 (two) marks will be awarded and for every wrong answer 0.5 (Half) mark would be deducted


  • First Fifty Questions will be of General Awareness, General English, General Hindi and Mental Ability. They are compulsory for each student
  • There will be Two Set of 50 Questions related to Subjects which the candidate has offered
  • If a candidate has offered only one subject, he/she will have to solve 100 questions i.e.50 Compulsory and 50 of the subject in 90 minutes
  • However, the candidate who has offered two subjects he/she will have to solve 150 questions i.e. 50 compulsories 50 of one subject and 50 of second subjects in 120 minutes


PGAT 2018 Admit Card

  • Admit Cards for all the valid applications received by the university will be processed and enabled on the website www.digialm.com or; admission-2018 link of www.allduniv.ac.in
  • Candidates can download them admit card from the website


Application Process for AU PGAT 2018

Online Applications

  • Candidates can submit online form for the PGAT-2018 test at the website www.auadmissions.com. The website provides all the information required for online form submission

Allahabad University PG Admission Test  2018 Online Prospectus  

  • Prospectus for PGAT-2018 can be downloaded from the website www.auadmissions.com and the admission seeking candidates can visit the website and download it
  • Candidates willing to submit the online form are first required to open the website www.auadmissions.com and submittheir online form, by entering all columns correctly
  • Candidates can submit online form for the Admission Test-2018 at the concerned link of the website auadmissions.com or Admission-2018 link www.allduniv.ac.in
  • The website has all the information required for online form submission. Online Prospectus: The prospectus for all courses of Admission Test-2018 is available on the concerned link of theauadmissions.com or Admission-2018 link www.allduniv.ac.in and the admission aspirants can visit the website and download it
  • Aspirants are advised to read the prospectus carefully before applying.


Test Fee

  • The test fees prescribed for different categories of candidates for GPAT-2018
  • For General /OBC Category: Rs.700/- (for Up to two subjects); Rs.350/- (for three subjects); Rs.1200/- (for four subjects) & Rs.1500/- (for five subjects)
  • Please refer https://www.digialm.com/EForms/html/form4394/index.html or Admission-2018 link of www.allduniv.ac.in for more details


University of Allahabad

Senate House Campus, University of Allahabad, Allahabad-211002 (UP), Mobile No.: +91-532-24601083, Email: registrar@allduniv.ac.in, Website www.allduniv.ac.in