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VSU PGCET 2018 Notification – eligibility, application, dates

Vikrama Simhapuri University PG Common Entrance Test 2018

VSU PG CET 2018 Notification - Vikrama Simhapuri University Nellore applications are invited for admission into various Post-Graduate Courses (M.A., M.Sc.., M.Com., M.S.W and M.Ed) offered by Vikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore at its constituent and affiliated Colleges during the academic year 2018-19. The admissions into the above courses are through the Post Graduate Common Entrance Tests conducted by Vikrama Simhapuri University, VSUPGCET-2018. The admissions are governed by the VSU PG CET-2018


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Important Dates

  • Commencement of Uploading/Submission of Online Applications: 12th Apr 2018
  • Last date for submission of Online Applications Application Fee: Rs.400/- (for SC/ST/PHC) Rs.500/- (for OTHERS)
  • Last date for submission of Online Application with Late fee Rs.800/- (Includes Application Fee) (for SC/ST/PHC) Rs.900/- (Includes Application Fee) (for others): 18th May 2018
  • Last date for submission of Online Application with Tatkal fee Rs.1400/- (Includes Application Fee) (for SC/ST/PHC) Rs.1500/- (Includes Application Fee) (for others): 20th May 2018
  • Last date for submission of print out of the application in VSU PG CET office 21st May 2018
  • Downloading Hall-Tickets from website 21st May 2018 onwards
  • Tentative Schedule for the Entrance Tests 23rd May 2018 to 26th May 2018
  • Releasing of Results 31st May 2018
  • Schedule for Certificates Verification Phase-I: 18th June 2018
  • Phase II Counseling for Admissions starts for all colleges including constituent colleges: 20th June to 25th June 2018
  • Last date for Cancellation of Admissions 26th June 2018
  • Closing of Admissions 25th July 2018
  • Class work commences on 01st July 2018


Courses Offered

  • The Courses offered are of two years duration (4 semesters), except the following
  • Integrated Courses in M.Sc.(Biotechnology)/M.Sc.(Food Technology) and MBA (Business Management) which are of 5 years duration,
  • Diploma in Journalism, Diploma in Translation is of one-year duration,
  • Diploma in Aquaculture is of 6 months duration
  • The number of seats available under Regular (R), Self Financing (SF) and Payment (P) categories in different courses offered in the constituent and affiliated colleges of Vikrama Simhapuri University are as follows:
  • MA English (Regular-30 & Payment-05); Telugu (Regular-30 & Payment-05); Political Sci & Public Administration (Regular-30 & Payment-05); MSW (Regular-30 & Payment-05); M.Com (Banking & Finance) (Self-Financing-30); M.Ed (Self-Financing-50); 5 Years Integrated MBA (Self-Financing-30)
  • Diploma in Journalism Self-Financing-30); and Translation (Self-Financing-30)


Eligibility Criteria for Different Courses

  • The eligibility criteria for admission into each course along with the entrance test one has to qualify, are given below
  • M.A. English: Any graduate with English in Part I or Part II; Test-English
  • M.A Political Science & Public Admn.: B.A with Political Science/Public Administration; Test-Political Science & Public Administration
  • M.A Telugu/Corporate Telugu: Any graduate with Telugu in Part I or Part II or B.A Oriental Learning in Telugu: Test -Telugu
  • MSW (Master of Social Work): B.A with Social Work/Sociology/Psychology (20 seats) or any graduate (10 seats); Test - Social Work
  • M.Sc. Biochemistry:B.Sc. with Chemistry/Biochemistry and one biology subject; Test– Biochemistry
  • M.Sc. Biotechnology:B.Sc. with Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biochemistry and one biology subject or B.Tech Biotechnology or B.Sc. Biotechnology; Test - Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. Marine Biology:B.Sc. with any one biology subject; Test - Zoology (Unfilled seats will be filled with candidates qualified in Biotechnology test)
  • M.Sc. Botany:B.Sc. with Botany and Chemistry/Biochemistry; Test - Botany
  • M.Sc. Organic Chemistry/Analytical Chemistry: B.Sc. with Chemistry/Industrial Chemistry and any two-science subjects; Test - Chemistry
  • M.Sc. Human Nutrition & Nutraceutical Chemistry:B.Sc. with Chemistry and one biology subject; Test - Seats are distributed for candidates qualified in Biochemistry, Botany, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Microbiology, and Zoology tests
  • M.Sc. Computer Science:B.Sc. Computer Science/BCA/B.A Computer Applications/B.Com Computer Applications /B.Sc. Computer Applications /B.Sc. Mathematics combination/B.A Mathematics combination or any degree equivalent to B.Sc. Computer Science; Test - Computer Science
  • M.Sc. Food Technology:B.Sc. Home Science or B.Sc. with any of the following: Biochemistry /Chemistry/Microbiology/Aquaculture/Fishery Science / Zoology / Botany / Biotechnology / Horticulture or B.Sc. (Ag) / B.V.Sc or B.Tech with Food Technology / Dairying; Test - Food Technology
  • M.Sc. Mathematics/Applied Mathematics: B.A/B.Sc. with Mathematics; Test - Mathematics
  • M.Sc. Microbiology:B.Sc. with Microbiology / Chemistry and any two biology subjects or B.Sc. with Microbiology and Computer Science/Computer Applications; Test - Microbiology
  • M.Sc. Physics:B.Sc. with Physics and Mathematics; Test - Physics
  • M.Sc. Statistics with Computer Applications: B.A/B.Sc. with Statistics and Mathematics; Test - Statistics
  • M.Sc. Zoology:B.Sc. with Zoology and Chemistry; Test - Zoology
  • M.Com & M.Com (Banking & Finance): B.Com or B.A with Accountancy, Statistics and Mathematics/Commerce/Economics /Computer Applications or BBA or B.Sc. with Mathematics, Accountancy and Computer Science; Test - Commerce
  • M.Com (Financial Management): B.Com General / Computers or B.A with AES group or BBM; Test- Commerce
  • M.Ed: B.Ed; Test - Education
  • 5-year Integrated (M.Sc. Biotechnology): Intermediate (10+2) or equivalent with Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Test - Integrated Biotechnology
  • 5-year Integrated (M.Sc. Food Technology): Intermediate (10+2) or equivalent with Biology, Physics, Chemistry; Test -Integrated Food Technology
  • 5-year Integrated (Master of Business Administration): Intermediate (10+2) or equivalent; Test - Integrated Business Administration
  • Diploma in Aquaculture: A pass in Higher Secondary/Intermediate(10+2) Scheme with Biology as one of the subjects or equivalent qualification; Test - Aquaculture
  • Diploma in Journalism: Graduates of any stream and 2 years experience in Media/ Communication Organizations in any of the positions(Script Writer/Reporter/Sub Editor/Photographer / Technical Assistant/ PRO etc; Test -Journalism
  • Diploma in Translation: Any graduate from a recognized University; Test - Translation (Medium of Instruction - Telugu)


Eligibility Criteria for CET

  • The candidate should have passed the qualifying exam from a recognized University; for admission into M.A. Economics, English, Political Science & Public Administration, Telugu, M.Sc. Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics/Applied Mathematics, Physics, Statistics & Zoology (where the concerned subject is compulsory in the degree), the candidate should have at least 40% marks in the concerned subject
  • For admission into any other course, the candidate should have at least 40% aggregate marks in the group subjects
  • For admission into M.Ed., the aggregate marks in B.Ed should be at least 50% and the aggregate marks in degree/PG should be at least 45%
  • Pass is sufficient for SC/ST candidates for admission into any course
  • A candidate who has already passed the qualifying exam or who has appeared/is appearing for the final year annual exam in 2018 is eligible to apply
  • Supplementary candidates of 2018 are not eligible for admission during 2018-19

Paper Pattern for VSU PGCET 2018

  • The syllabus of each test consists of Section A for 30 marks, Section B for 30 marks and Section C for 40 marks
  • Each entrance test will be of 90 minutes duration with 100 multiple-choice questions. Each question carries one mark and there is no negative mark for wrong answer
  • The test papers for English and Computer Science will be in English: Telugu test will be in Telugu
  • For all other tests, the question papers will be in both English and Telugu

Syllabi for Entrance Tests

  • In most cases, syllabi prescribed for the entrance tests relate to the common core First year syllabus of 2015-18, Second year syllabus of 2016-17 and Third year syllabus of 2017-18 as followed in Vikrama Simhapuri University


Application Process

  • Application should be submitted online in the websitewww.vsupgcet.in; after filling the application, the candidate should submit a printout of the application along with necessary Xerox copies certificates
  • If the candidate applies for a particular test and if found to be not eligible for that test, the test fee paid will not be refunded


Hall Tickets

  • Hall tickets for the entrance test can be downloaded from www.vsudoa.in one week before the commencement of the VSUPGCET 2018 tests; VSUPGCET-2018 hall ticket is to be preserved carefully and produced at the time of admission


Test Centres

  • Entrance tests will be conducted only at Nellore centre
  • In case of non-receipt of original hall ticket, the candidate can download the same from the website www.simhapuriuniv.ac.in and attend the exam


VikramaSimhapuri University (VSU) Nellore

Nellore-524 003, Andhra Pradesh, Tel.: 0861-2352366, Website www.vsupgcet.in, Email: vsupgcet 2018@gmail.com