APRCET Application Form 2020 Apply Online Procedure Eligibility

APRCET Application Form 2020: APRCET 2020 notification will be released soon officially. The application procedure for admission to the academic year 2020-2021 was expected to start tentatively in October 2020. Interested candidates can submit their applications online. The written examination for the same is likely to be conducted in Nov/Dec 2020 at various examination centers of the state.

Application forms will be made available in online mode only. No hard copy of application forms will be published. Candidates aspiring to take admission in M.Phil./ Ph.D. (Full time & Part-Time) at various universities of the state must submit their applications before the due date.

APRCET Application Form 2020

APRCET Application Form 2020

In this article, we have shared all the necessary information about the application process of APRCET 2020. Prospective candidates are going to find each and every information related to this application process such as important dates, the application process, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, selection process, etc.

APRCET 2020- Overview

Examination Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test (APRCET)
Article category Application form
Conducting Authority Andhra Pradesh University
Course offered M.Phil./ Ph.D. (Full time & Part Time)    
Subjects 68
Academic Year 2020-21 
Commencement of application process  Available soon
Mode of application Online  
Official website https://www.andhrauniversity.edu.in  
APSCHE website http://www.apsche.org/apsche_new/

Official notification-  Available soon

APRCET 2020- Important Dates

Events Dates
Release of official notification October 2020
Commencement of online application October 2020
Last date of  online application without late fee October 2020
Last date of online application with late fee of Rs.2000/- October 2020
Correction in the application already submitted October 2020
Issue of admit card October 2020
Date of exam November 2020
Declaration of result Notified soon

Complete schedule will be updated soon

APRCET Application Form 2020

Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test (APRCET) 2020 is a state-level entrance exam conducted by Andhra Pradesh University on the behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) for admission to Research programs i.e. Ph.D. and M.Phil (Full time and part-time) at 14 universities of the state.

The admission procedure for the academic year 2020-21 is going to start from September 2020 in online mode.

Eligibility Criteria

 Candidates must check the eligibility requirements before applying for APRCET 2020. Candidates found ineligible at any stage will lose his/her candidature from the admission process.

Check the eligibility criteria shared below for both full time and part-time programs-

Full-Time Programs-

  • Applicants must possess a master’s degree with minimum 55% marks from a recognized university/ college.
  • Relaxation of 5% in minimum marks is permissible to ST/BC/PWD candidates.

Part-Time Programs-

  • Candidates should be a regular Faculty at University and P.G. Centers or working as Librarian/ Assistant Librarian in affiliated degree colleges.  
  • Candidates working as Technical employees in research institutes who have completed minimum five years of service are also eligible.
  • Applicants working as Faculty in Postgraduate and Professional colleges who have completed at least two years of service can also apply. However, this provision is not applicable to the faculty teaching Humanities, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in professional colleges.

APRCET 2020 Selection Process

The selection process of candidates for admission include following stages-

  • Written examination- The first stage is the written exam. The initial selection of candidates will be made on the basis of written examination. For 2020-2021 APRCET will be held in the month of November 2020. 
  • Oral Interview / Viva-Voce examination- Candidates qualifying the written test will be called for interview/ Viva-Voce round.
  • Certificate verification- Candidates after completing the interview round will be called for certificate verification/ counseling round. In this round seats will be allotted to the eligible candidates.  

APRCET Application Form 2020

  • Applications can be submitted only in online mode.  
  • No offline application forms will be made available.
  • Only eligible candidates must fill the application form.  
  • Before filling the application form, candidates should go through all the instructions mentioned on the notification.
  • They must ensure that they fill all the details with the utmost care. In case of any mistake in the application form, they can make changes provided they must rectify the errors within the time provided to them. 
  • Applications should be submitted before the due date.
  • After due date, candidates would not be able to submit the application form as the application link will be removed.
  • Applicants must keep all the necessary documents ready with them for references at the time of application.  

Application Fee

Candidates have to make payment of application fee as per their category. Check category-wise application fee details shared below as-

Category Application fee
Open Category (OC) Rs.1300/-
Backward Classes (BC) Rs.1300/-
Schedule Caste (SC)/ ST Rs.900/-
PWD Rs.900/-
  • Application fee can be paid through online mode (Internet banking, Debit card, credit card, etc.)
  • Candidates should also note that if they submit application after the due date they also have to pay a late fee of Rs.2000/- along with the application fee.

APRCET 2020 Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Exam- Offline (Pen and Paper mode)

Type of Questions- Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

  • Sections/ Parts- Two
  • Total marks- 180
  • Negative Marking-  1/6 negative marking for each wrong answer
Part Subject No. of Marks 
Part A Teaching and Research Aptitude 90
Part B Subject Specific 90
Total   – 180

The qualifying marks in entrance exam for Open Category are 50% and for OBC/SC/ST/PH categories is 45%.  

APRCET 2020 Admit Card  

After the completion of the application process, registered candidates will be issued admit card which they have to carry to the exam center on the day of the exam. Hall ticket for the entrance exam is going to publish in October 2020.

Candidates have to download the admit card from the official website by using the login details. Admit card will be indicating the exam date, time and venue.

Examination Centre

APRRCET 2020 is going to be conducted at following examination centers-

  • Anantapuram  
  • Visakhapatnam  
  • Rajahmahendravaram
  • Vijayawada
  • Kurnool
  • Kadapa
  • Tirupati
  • Nellore
  • Guntur
  • Hyderabad

The information about allotted examination center will be intimated to candidates through the admit card.

Important Points

  • Application process will start soon.
  • Only online applications will be accepted.
  • Candidates should not make multiple applications.
  • There is no need to send the printed copy of application form to the university.
  • All the details related to APRCET 2020 will be updated on the official website.
  • Candidates should retain a copy of application form with them for future references.
  • They are also advised to stay in touch with the university website for all the latest updates.

How to fill APRCET Application Form 2020?

Candidates can fill their application forms by following the instructions given below-

  • Visit the official website or click on the link shared below.
  • Click on “APRCET 2020” link.
  • Click on the “Apply Now” option.
  • Click on “Fee Payment” option.
  • Fill the required details and make payment of the application fee. Step I will complete.
  • Once the payment is complete, candidates have to proceed to the next step i.e. application form.
  • Enter all the information in the application form.
  • Print the application form by using the payment references id, registration no., and mobile no.
  • Application details will appear.
  • Check all the details and print the application form. Keep a printed copy of the application form for further references.

Contact Details

APRCET – 2020,
Opp: School of Distance Education,
Andhra University, Visakhapatnam-530003,
Phone No.– 0891-2730148, 2730147,
E-mail- convenoraprcet@gmail.com

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