AURCET 2014

Welcome to Andhra University Research Common Entrance Test 2014 (AURCET 2014) Section. You will find here AURCET Admission Schedule/Important Dates, Hall Ticket, Eligibility Criteria, How to Apply, Admission Procedure, Fee Structure etc. online.

Research Programmes for the award of M. Phil. or Ph.D. degrees can be pursued in the Faculties of Arts, Law, Science, Engineering and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Admission Schedule/Important Dates

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  • Last date for receipt of filled-in Applications without fine: 20-06-2013
  • Last Date for receipt of filled-in Applications with a fine (Rs.1000/-): 30-06-2013
  • Date of commencement of Entrance Test for Full Time Admissions: 20-07-2013
  • Date of commencement of Counseling for Full Time Admissions: 27-07-2013
  • Date of commencement of Counseling for Part Time Admissions: 05-08-2013

How to Apply

Candidates are required to download the Application and Information brochure from the website: andhrauniversity.edu.in/doa

  • Candidates have to submit applications in DUPLICATE along with a D.D. for an amount of Rs.800/- (Rs.500/- for SC & ST) towards Registration fee and Processing charges drawn in favour of the Director, Directorate of Admissions, Andhra University on any Nationalised bank payable at Visakhapatnam.
  • A candidate seeking admission in more than one programme (M. Phil / Ph. D) has to submit separate applications in duplicate for each programme. Similarly a candidate seeking admission in more than one department or center has to submit separate applications in duplicate.
  • The name of the applicant and the programme for which he/she is applying should be written on the reverse side of the D.D.
  • Application forms completed in all respects should reach the Director, Directorate of Admissions, Andhra University, Vijayanagar Palace, Pedawaltair, Visakhapatnam - 530017 by Registered Post or in person on or before 20-06-2013, 5.00 p.m. 

Entrance Test Pattern

  • Common Entrance test (AURCET-2013) for admission into Full time M. Phil & Ph.D programmes in various Science, Arts and Basic Sciences and humanities in Engineering will be conducted by the Directorate of Admissions in VISAKHAPATNAM only.
  • Test codes, names of the departments, different M.Phil / Ph.D programmes offered and the respective eligibility criteria are given in Annexure – I of the AURCET Information Brochure.
  • AURCET-2013 for each subject / department consists of two papers with multiple choice objective type questions.
  • Paper-I shall be of 45 minutes duration with 50 multiple choice questions for 50 marks. Paper-I is common for all Science and Engineering Subjects / Departments as the case may be. Similarly Paper-I is common for all Arts Subjects / Departments for 50 marks with 45 minutes duration. Paper-I of Science stream is different from Paper-I of Arts stream.
  • Paper-II shall be of 90 minutes duration with 100 multiple choice questions for 100 marks in the concerned subjects for which the syllabi are given in A.U. website. Paper-II will be different for each subject.
  • Based on the number of seats available and the number of applications received, the University reserves the right to conduct or not to conduct the test.
  • Those who obtain not less than of 40% in Paper-I and Paper-II put together (35% in case of SC & ST candidates) only will be eligible for admission.
Admission Procedure
Programme

Admission Criteria

M. Phil.(FT)

1.   80%   of   the   total   seats   are   allocated   for   AURCET-2013   qualified

& Ph. D (FT)

candidates  in  science  and  Arts  courses  and  Engineering  Mathematics,

with  Entrance

Engineering Physics, Engineering Chemistry and humanities. Admission

Test

of candidates into M.Phil./Ph.D. Full-Time shall be made on the basis of

AURCET rank order.

Ph.D (FT)

1.    20% of  the  total  seats  are allocated  to  those  who  are exempted  from

without

appearing  for  AURCET-2013  under  IV.1.(b).  The  order  of  priority  for

Entrance

admission is M.Phil., UGC/CSIR-NET, ICMR, APSET.

Test - (Page
3-IV/1-b)
M. Phil.

Admission into  part-time  programmes will be made on  the basis of  service

Part-Time seniority in the respective category in the following order of priority.
1.  Teachers working in the University or the A.U.P.G.Centers.

2. (a)   Teachers  working  in  Post  graduate  and professional  colleges.  This

provision is not applicable to teachers teaching Physics, Chemistry,

mathematics and Humanities in professional colleges

OR

(b)      Lecturers / Librarians / Asst. Librarians working in affiliated degree colleges teaching physics, chemistry, mathematics and Humanities in professional colleges.

OR

(c)  Teachers working in Polytechnic / GovernmentJunior Colleges.

Overall  seniority  for  candidates  shall  be  calculated  with  the  following

weightage.
(i)     Teachers working in Post graduate and

-   five   points   for   each

professional colleges as specified in 2 (a) completed year

of

service
(ii)     Lecturers / Librarians / Asst. Librarians

-

two points for each
working in affiliated degree and completed year of
professional  colleges as specified in 2 (b)
service.

(iii)    Teachers    working    in    Polytechnic    /   -   One   point   for   every

Government Junior Colleges. completed year

of

service

3.   Technical  employees  working in research institutes attached to  Andhra

University  /  Non-Teaching  employee  of  Andhra  University,  A.U.P.G.

Centres having completed at least five years of service.
Ph.D

Admission into part-time Ph.D will be made on the basis of service seniority

Part-Time

in  the  respective  category.  M.Phil  or  equivalent  degree  holders  will  be

given priority in each category.
1.   Teachers working in the University or the A.U.P.G.Centers.

2. (a) Teachers working in Post graduate and professional colleges. This

provision  is  not  applicable  to  teachers  teaching  Physics,  Chemistry,

mathematics and Humanities in professional colleges
OR

(b)      Lecturers / Librarians / Asst. Librarians working in affiliated degree colleges teaching physics, chemistry, mathematics and humanities in professional colleges.

OR

(c) Teachers working in Polytechnic / GovernmentJunior Colleges. Overall seniority for candidates shall be calculated with the following

weightage

(i) Teachers working in Post graduate and

-   five   points   for   each

professional colleges. as specified in 2 (a) completed year

of

service
(ii) Lecturers / Librarians / Asst. Librarians

-   two   points   for   each

working in affiliated degree and completed year

of

professional  colleges as specified in 2 (b) service.
(iii) Teachers    working    in    Polytechnic    /

-   One   point   for   every

Government Junior Colleges. completed year

of

service
  1. Technical employees working in research institutes attached to AndhraUniversity / Non-Teaching employee of AndhraUniversity, A.U.P.G. Centres having completed at least five years of service.
  1. 25%  extra  seats  in  each  department  are  allocated  for  Executives  /

Administrators in Govt./ Quasi Govt./ Legal / Public sector organizations /Public Ltd./ Private Limited companies with a minimum turnover Rs. 50 crores.

5. Candidates with requisite qualifications working in research projects in Campus colleges / PG Centres and selected by a selection committee constituted / approved by the University are eligible to register for Part – Time Ph.D. after putting in at least six months of service in the project and the project should have a valid tenure of at least two years from the date of submission of application by the candidate. Registration under such category shall be done twice a year i.e. in the months of January and July every year.

Ph.D

a.    For admission into Ph.D. programme under Extra-mural category there

Extramural

should be an Internal Guide (Principal guide) recognized by the A.U. in

Research

the  recognized  research  institution  where  the  candidate is  working.  In

(EMR)

addition  to  the  Internal  Guide,  a  faculty  member  eligible  to  guide

research from within the concerned Department of Andhra University or

its PG Centers has to be included as an External Guide.

  1. Part-time admissions to candidates from institutions where they do not have an eligible guide in their institution shall be considered and in such cases a guide may be allotted from the University. All required formalities will be fulfilled by the parent department in the University. Admissions for such candidates can be done only against advertisement.
  1. Eligibility for admission under Extramural category shall be as follows :

i)     Scientists and technical Officers working in a research institution recognized by AndhraUniversity with a P.G. or equivalent degree.

OR

ii)  Research Scholars with P.G. or equivalent degree having a fellowship and attached to institutions recognized as Research Centers by AndhraUniversity and having completed at least six months with scholarship tenable for a further period of two years.

iii)  Registration of an extramural candidate shall be done twice in a year i.e. in January and July every year.

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