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Andhra University AUCET 2018 – eligibility, application, dates

Andhra University Common Entrance Test - AUCET 2018

Andhra University AUCET 2018 - Andhra University, Visakhapatnam invites applications for admissions into M.Sc., M.A., M.Com., M.H.R.M.,M.J.M.C., M.L.I.Sc., M.P.Ed., M.Ed., M.Tech, M.Sc. 5-Year Integrated Courses in Geology and Chemistry (Applied Chemistry) through AUCET-2018

Candidates who have already passed their qualifying degree exam or who have appeared / are appearing for the final exam in 2018 only are eligible for AUCET-2018

AUCET 2018

  • Directorate of Admissions, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam invites applications from eligible candidates for admission through Andhra University Common Entrance Test (AUCET)-2018 into various Science, Arts,Engineering and Law Courses offered in Campus Colleges of Andhra University (AU), Visakhapatnam,P.G. Centre, and Colleges affiliated to AU offering P.G. Courses for the academic year 2018-19
  • Candidates seeking admission into various courses of study for which tests are conducted should appear for AUCET-2018


Courses Offered

  • M.Sc., M.A., M.Com, M.H.R.M., M.J.M.C., M.L.ISc., M.P.Ed., M.Ed., M. Tech, M.Sc. 5-Year Integrated Course in Geology and M.A. 5-Year Integrated Course in Economics, through AUCET-2018
  • 5-Year Integrated Dual Degree ProgramsB. Tech. + M. Tech/M.B.A. Courses in CSSE, Computer Science & Networking, Civil, Mechanical, EEE, ECE, Chemical, Instrumentation Technology and Twining Programs
  • (B.Eng. Aircraft Eng.& B. Tech Electronics Mechanical/Chemical/Electronics through AUEET-2018)


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Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality and Domicile
  • Candidate 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
  • Candidate other than Indian National should satisfy the rules of the Universities concerned


Educational Qualifications

  • Candidate who have already passed their qualifying degree exam (or) who have appeared/appearing for the final year exam in 2018 only are eligible for entrance test
  • Candidates qualified in advanced supplementary examination of 2018 are also eligible
  • Candidates from other recognised Universities are considered for admission into PG Arts and Science courses only if they possess a three-year Bachelor’s Degree of 10+2+3 or 12+3 or 11+1+3 pattern, with the prescribed minimum percentage of marks, unless otherwise specified
  • Candidates who acquired Bachelor’s Degree by Distance Education without 10+2+3 pattern are also eligible for admission into P.G. Courses, subject to submission of residence certificate
  • Candidates must be Bachelor’s Degrees of BA/B.Sc. /B.Com/B.A.Litt and the respective Universities should recognise B.L from Universities other than AP as equivalent thereto
  • The requirement for admission into all Science and Engineering Courses offered by these universities is a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in Group Subjects (Part II) of the qualifying exam unless or otherwise specified. For SC & ST candidates, a minimum aggregate of 45% marks in-group subjects (Part II) is sufficient
  • The requirement for Arts, Commerce and Law courses is generally a pass in the appropriate qualifying degree, except for M.Sc. Anthropology for which the requirement is a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in-group subjects (Part-II) in the qualifying exam and for SC& ST candidates, a minimum aggregate of 45% marks in the group subjects. The requirement for M.Ed. Course is a pass with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks (45% for SC & ST Candidates)
  • Candidates who have already passed their qualifying degree examination or who have appeared / are appearing for the final exam in 2018 only are eligible for AUCET-2018


Age Limit

  • There is no age restriction for AUCET (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


Selection Procedure

  1. Based on the merit in the entrance test
  2. Admission into of college depends on it Recognition/Affiliation by the statutory bodies and option of the college exercised in counselling
  3. Rule of reservation
  4. Admission to 85% of seats shall be reserved for local candidates and 15% of the seats shall be left unreserved of specified in the AP Educational Institution order 1974 as amended


Exam Pattern

All interested and eligible candidates are instructed to go through the important highlights associated with AUCET 2018 exam pattern:

  • Total number of questions will be 100 and candidates will get 90 minutes to solve those questions
  • Every question will contain four alternatives among which they need to mark the right answer
  • Candidates are required to mark the appropriate answer of questions in OMR sheet only
  • They are not allowed to mark the answer on the test booklet
  • The paper will consist of 100 objective type and Multiple-choice questions in 1 & 1/2 hours duration.
  • Medium of instruction in all P.G. Courses except languages offered will be in English. Hence the candidates shall write their subsequent examinations after admission, in English only



AUCET paper consists of 90 questions, which are three parts. Part A contains 40 questions, Part B contains 30 questions and Part C contains 20 questions

  • Each correct answer carries one mark while every wrong answer will have a dedication of 1/4 mark


Test Centres

  • The candidate should fill the name of one exam centre where she wants to appear in the test. Candidates applying 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
  • AUCET-2018 will be conducted at the following Test Centres: Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Kakinada, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Vijayawada and Guntur


Rank Card

  • All candidates appeared for the Entrance Test will be awarded AUCET-2018 test-wise Ranks as per marks secured in the test appeared
  • In case of a tie between candidates securing the same mark in a test, the order of merit will be decided on the basis of date of birth of the candidate with priority to older candidate
  • Candidate has to download Rank Card from the website only; there is no provision for revaluation or personal verification of the answer sheet


 Admit Card

  • After successfully get registered for the AP AUCET 2018, those candidates will be appear for the Andhra University Common Entrance test, they can download their AUCET admit card 2018 from official site of institution that is www.andhrauniversity.edu.in or www.audoa.in


Application Procedure

  • Applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission into various Arts, Science Engineering and Law courses for the academic year 2018-19, offered by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
  • Eligible candidates may submit their applications through online mode only; for online submission, visit the website www.audoa.in or www.andhrauniversity.edu.in/doa
  • Application Registration and Processing Fee of Rs.600/- (Rs.500/- for SC/ST/PHC) may be paid through SBI I-Collect/Andhra Bank (bill-desk)/ Payment Gateway (credit/debit card)
  • Registration and Application Processing Fee (and late fee if applicable) by opting any of the following modes of payments:
  • Andhra Bank/State Bank of India Challan
  • (b)Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking
  • After filling the online Application Form with the required details, verify all the details carefully and press Submit button
  • Filled in Application Form will be generated that contains Application number along with filled details. Take print out of filled in Online Application Form
  • Use the Application number for future correspondence until the admission process is completed
  • The respective Universities will make information regarding college wise, course wise, reservation category wise seat distribution, and fee structure available after declaration of AUCET-2018 results on the respective websites www.audoa.in or www.andhrauniversity.edu.in/doa


Important Dates

  • Commencement of Submission of online Applications: 22nd March 2018
  • Last date for submission of online Applications: 21st April 2018 extended upto 24th April 2018
  • Last Date for submission of online Applications with late fee of Rs.1000/-: 30th April 2018
  • Upload of corrections by the candidates regarding the Online Applications: 25th to 27th April 2018
  • Downloading Hall-Tickets from website: 04th May 2018
  • Commencement of Entrance Test (Tentative): 13th May 2018
  • Date of Publication of Results (Tentative): 21st May 2018


Prof. K. Rejendra Prasad

Website www.audoa.in or www.andhrauniversity.edu.in/doa