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YVUCET 2018 Notification- Eligibility, Application, Dates

YVUCET-2018 Yogi Vemana University Common Entrance Test for PG Courses 2018

YVUCET 2018 Notification - Applications are invited for admission into various Post-Graduate Courses, 5-year Integrated M.Sc., Bachelor of Fine Arts and PG Diploma in Theatre Arts Courses in constituent and affiliated Colleges of Yogi Vemana University through Common Entrance Test (YVUCET-2018) for the academic year 2018-19


Important Dates

  • Online Registration & Uploading of Application without Fine (Fee Rs.500/-): 23rd March to 15th May 2018
  • Online Registration with Late Fee (Rs.500/- + late fee of Rs.500/-): 16th May to 21st May 2018
  • Last Date for Uploading of Online Application: 23rd May 2018
  • Date of Exam Schedule (Tentative): 01st week of June 2018


Also See: Integrated M.Sc Courses India Admission Notice

Courses of Study

  • The courses offered are of two years duration (4 semesters) in case of M.A., M.Com., M.Sc., M.Ed. and M.P.Ed. In case of Integrated PG Course i.e. M.Sc. (Biotechnology and Bioinformatics) and M.Sc. (Earth Sciences) the duration is 5-years (10 semesters)
  • The duration of Bachelor of Fine Arts is 4 years (8 semesters), and PG Diploma in Theatre Arts (Evening Course) duration is one year (2 semesters)
  • The Regular (R) and Self Financing (SF) and Sponsored (SP) courses offered in various constituent and affiliated colleges are listed below.
  • It is mandatory that every candidate has to choose a credit paper from out of the rest of the courses available in the university campus both in the 2nd and 3rd semesters of study


Also See :Admission Notification


Availability of Seats

  • M.Sc. Biochemistry - 15 Regular, 15 for SF & Total - 30 Seats
  • M.Sc. Biotechnology - 15 Regular, 15 for SF & Total - 30 Seats
  • M.Sc. Botany - 15 Regular, 15 for SF & Total - 30 Seats
  • M.Sc. Chemistry (Organic) - 40 Regular, 40 for SF & Total - 80 Seats
  • M.Com (Commerce) - 20 Regular, 20 for SF & Total - 40 Seats
  • M.A. (Economics) - 20 Regular, 20 for SF & Total - 40 Seats
  • M.Ed. (Economics) - 35 for SF & Total - 35 Seats
  • M.A. (English) - 20 Regular, 20 for SF & Total - 40 Seats
  • M.Sc. (Environment Science) - 20 Regular, 10 for SF & Total -30 Seats
  • M.Sc. (Genetics & Genomics) - 15 Regular, 15 for SF & Total - 30 Seats
  • M.Sc. (Geology) - 24 Regular, 06 for SF & Total - 30 Seats
  • ** Total Seats (All Courses) - 975 Seats
  • For more details, visit website www.yvudoa.in


Also See: Integrated M.Sc Courses | Benefits of Integrated MSc programs


Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for Writing the Entrance Test:

  • Nationality and Domicile
  • Candidate should should be of Indian Nationality
  • Candidate should be belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh only and should satisfy Local / Non-Local status requirements as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh State Educational Institutions or 1974 as subsequently amended.  
  • Candidate should satisfy Local / Non Local status requirement as per AP GO MS NO 153


Educational Qualifications

  • Candidate should have passed the qualifying examination with a minimum of 40% marks in the concerned subject; for the courses where the admission is based on the degree as a whole, the aggregate percentage in the group subjects should be 40% of marks; for admission into M.Ed., the aggregate marks in B.Ed. should be 50% and the aggregate marks in degree/PG/should be 45%.
  • For admission into M.P.Ed., the aggregate marks in B.P.Ed should be 40%; in case of M.Sc 5-year integrated courses the candidate should have passed the qualifying exam intermediate/equivalent with M.P.C/Bi.P.C with a minimum of 50% marks
  • For admission into Bachelor of Fine Arts the candidate should have passed intermediate/equivalent with any subjects/3 years Diploma in Fine Arts; for admission into PG Diploma in Theatre Arts which is based on the degree as a whole, the aggregate percentage in the group subject should be of 40% of marks
  • Pass is sufficient for SC/ST candidates for writing the entrance test of any course
  • The candidates who have appeared for the final year qualifying exam are also eligible to appear for the tests; but they should have passed the qualifying examination with requisite minimum marks by the time the YVUCET-2018 admissions take place
  • Candidates who qualify themselves in the YVUCET-2018, but do not have the requisite percentage of marks in the qualifying examination or not satisfying the subject eligibility requirement are not eligible for admission
  • Candidates who secure a pass in the qualifying examinations in advanced supplementary exams 2018-19 will not be eligible for admission during the academic year 2018-19
  • However, candidates qualifying in instant examinations may have a chance to get an admission in the academic year 2018-19 out of the unfilled seats before the schedule of closure of the admissions


Age Limit

  • There is no age restriction for YVUCET (Self Financing)
  • However maximum eligible age for obtaining a Fee Reimbursement in respect of SC / ST and BC IS 34 Years and in respect of EBC / Minorities / Disabled id 30 Years


Exam Pattern

  • Entrance tests will be conducted at Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa
  • There is a prescribed syllabus for each entrance test; the syllabus of each test consists of Section-A and Section C for 40 questionsexcept for Tests (01, 16)
  • In case of advanced life Sciences (Test code-01) (M.Sc. Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Genetics & Genomics/Microbiology) entrance test consists of Section-A for 30 questions, Section-B for 35 questions,
  • Section-C for 35 questions and Section-D for 35
  • Section-A is compulsory, and candidate can opt any two from section B,C&D
  • In case of 5 Years Integrated Biotechnology and Bioinformatics/Earth Sciences (Test code-16) entrance test consists of Section-A for 25 questions (Physics), Section-B for 25 questions (Chemistry), Section-C for 25 questions (Mathematics) & Section-D (Biology: Botany and Zoology)
  • The candidate has to opt either Section-C or Section-D besides Section-A and Section-B; if any candidate has attempted both Section-C and Section-D, the highest scored section will be considered for ranking
  • Each entrance test will be of 90 minutes duration with 100 multiple choice type questions; each question carries one mark; a few model questions
  • The question paper will be in English for Computer Science, while language tests will be in the respective languages
  • For all other tests, the question papers will be in both English and Telugu
  • No candidate will be permitted into the examination hall without proper hall ticket and printed application and original challan


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  • The minimum qualifying marks in the entrance test is 25 (Except for Test-116). The minimum qualifying marks for Test-116 is 18. However, for SC/ST candidates there is no qualifying mark
  • In case of Admission into M.P.Ed. Course additional marks will be duly considered for such of those candidates who have participated in games/sports at the international / national / Inter-University / State level
  • Rank cards shall be downloaded from the website www.yvudoa.in after publication of the results (Rank cards will not be sent by post)


Fee Particulars

  • The details of fee to be paid at the time of admission for various PG courses are given in below:
  • Reservation fee means fee for candidates who are eligible for fee reimbursement under SC/ST category whose parents annual income is less than Rs 200,000/- and for BC candidates whose parents annual income is less than Rs 100,000/-
  • If any admitted BC/SC/ST category candidates who cannot get fee reimbursement from the Govt. he/she has to pay the specified fee to the University immediately, as agreed earlier
  • Candidate, BC/SC/ST has to pay the balance fee to the University, as agreed earlier. Each admitted candidate has to pay an additional amount of Rs.300/- (Rs.150/- for SC/ST) towards counseling fee
  • Other University students have to pay an additional fee of Rs.250/-; income certificate of parent must be taken from Tahsildar in the year 2015
  • Computer lab fee of Rs.1000/- extra for, Economics, and M.Com Courses
  • Only for those SC/ST candidates whose parent’s income is less than Rs 200,000/- per annum & BC candidates, whose parent’s income is less than Rs 100,000/- per annum


Also See : MSc Admission Notification and Dates


Application Procedure

  • The application should be submitted only online at the website www.yvudoa.in by registering the name and other details
  • Login to the official website https://www.yvudoa.in,clicking on 'online payment" link
  • A Helpline Number 9705812613 is available from 10.00 am to 06.00 pm on all working days
  • After filling the application, the candidate should submit a print out of the application along the convener copy of the challan (for details read the instructions given on the first page of this booklet)
  • If the candidates apply for a particular test and if found to be not eligible for that test, the test fee paid will not be refunded; hence the candidates are advised to go through thoroughly the eligibility conditions given in the instruction booklet before applying
  • The print out of the Application and Original Challan should be submitted in the examination hall at the time of entrance exam


Hall Tickets

  • Hall tickets will not be sent by post; candidates have to download the hall tickets from the website www.yvudoa.in by entering the application number given in the student copy of the bank challan
  • YVUCET-2018 hall ticket is to be produced at the time of admission; the candidates are advised to preserve the hall ticket carefully


Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa (YVUCET)

Email conveneryvudoa@gmail.com, Website www.yvudoa.in