AP RCET 2019 – Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test 2019
AP RCET 2019 for PhD & MPhil Admission – – Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test–2019 (APRCET-2019) for admission into Ph.D./M.Phil. (both full time and part time) offered by the Universities, Research Centres and Aliated Colleges in the State of Andhra Pradesh for the Academic year 2019-20 will be conducted from 08th November 2019 to 12th November 2019
AP RCET 2019 – AP Ph.D./ M.Phil. Entrance Exam
On behalf of the APSCHE, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam invites applications from eligible candidates for admission through Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test AP RCET-2019 into M. Phil. (Full-time /Part-time), PhD Program (Full-Time/Part-Time) in the subject areas indicated in Annexure-I, for the year 2019 offered in all universities and recognized research centres of all Universities.
Candidates having PG Degree in Science, Arts, Management, Commerce, Law, Pharmacy and Engineering Courses and seeking admission into M.Phil./ PhD Programs must appear for the ENTRANCE TEST (AP-RCET-2019) conducted by the Convener, AP-RCET-2019
Candidates for admission to M.Phil./Ph.D. programme shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.
A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/PWD and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the University Grants Commission from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991.
The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.
Candidate satisfying the eligibility conditions noted under III.1 above can be admitted as Part-time candidate through, entrance test, as per the following order of priority. Admission into Part-time category will be made on the basis of service seniority in the respective categories.
Regular Faculty working in the University or the P.G. Centers
Faculty working in Post graduate and Professional colleges having completed at least two years of service. This provision is not applicable to Faculty teaching Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Humanities in professional colleges; or
Faculty/Librarians/Asst. Librarians working in affiliated degree colleges; or
Faculty working in Polytechnic/Government or private aided Junior Colleges having completed at least four years of service; technical employees working in research institutes having completed atleast five years of service.
Universities shall admit candidates by a two stage process, i.e., entrance test and interview.
Scheme of the AP RECT 2019 Entrance Test
An Entrance test shall be conducted for 180 marks. The Entrance Test consists of two parts, i.e., Part-A and Part-B. Part-A shall be the Teaching and Research Aptitude for 90 marks, whereas Part-B shall be the subject specific for 90 marks.
Syllabus of the Entrance Test
Part-A shall be the Teaching and Research Aptitude on the lines of UGC NET Paper-I Syllabus. For Part-B, Syllabus is given in APRCET website.
Qualifying marks in the Entrance Test
An Entrance Test shall be with qualifying marks as 50% for open category candidates and 45% for OBC/SC/ST/PH categories.
Qualified Candidates in the Entrance Test will be called for interview/viva-voce by the concerned University Department where the candidates are required to discuss their research interest/area through a presentation before a duly constituted Committee.
Interview is for 20 marks.
Admissions Committee will give ranks/final marks awarded out of 200 after clubbing the marks of entrance test (180 marks) and interview marks (20 marks).
Population Studies: Population Studies, Geography (with specialisation population Studies) or Mathematics/Statistics (with demography specialisation)
Public Administration: Public Administration
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Studies: Sociology and Social work, Legal Studies, History, Economics, Political Sciences, English, Rural Development, Education, Human Resource Management, Journalism and Mass communication
Rural Development: Rural Development
Social Work: Social Work
Tourism Administration & Management: Tourism Administration & Management/any other allied areas
Woman Studies: Humanities (Including literature) & Social Science
Applied Life Sciences: Bio technology, Micro biology, Bio chemistry, Human genetics, Virology any other allied areas
Botany and Plant Sciences: Botany, plant sciences/Horticulture and landscape management/Agriculture bio technology and any other allied areas
Chemical Sciences: Chemistry with any specialisation or its allied areas
Computer Science And Applications: Computer Application/Computer Science
Electronics and Instrumentation: Electronics/Instrumentation
Environmental Sciences: Environmental Sciences/any other allied areas
Geology: Geology/Applied geology/Marine geology/Earth Sciences/any other allied areas
Home Science: Home Science, Food Nutrition
Material Science & Nanotechnology: Material Science & Nanotechnology any other allied areas