APRCET Recruitment 2018 – Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test

APRCET Recruitment 2018 – Apply online

Andhra University is going to conduct Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test (APRCET) 2018 through AP State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), the admissions will be given into Ph.D & M.Phil programmes for both full-time & part-time candidates in 14 Universities in the state.
Interested candidates kindly go through the notification and apply online.


Eligibility Criteria for APRCET Recruitment 2018

Full time: (FT)

(a). 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.

(b). 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/BC)/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.

Part – time (PT)

Candidate satisfying the eligibility conditions noted for Full time (F.T) 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.
1. Regular Faculty working in the University or the P.G. Centers.
2. (a) 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.
(b) Faculty/Librarians/Asst. Librarians working in affiliated degree colleges
(c) Faculty working in Polytechnic/Government or private aided Junior Colleges having
completed at least four years of service
3. Technical employees working in research institutes having completed at least five
years of service.


Important Notification Details about APRCET 2018

Application fee


  • For OBC/ BC: Rs. 1400/-
  • For SC/ ST/ PWD: Rs. 1000/-

Important details


  • Starting Date to Apply Online: 04-07-2018
  • Last Date to Apply Online: 25-07-2018
  • Last Date with Late fee Rs.2000/-: 03-08-2018
  • Last Date with Late fee Rs.5000/-: 10-08-2018
  • Date of downloading Hall Tickets: 14 to 17-08-2018
  • Date of Exam: 22 to 24-08-2018
  • Date of Declaration of Result: Sept 2018

Qualification details

PG, M.Phil/ Ph.D (Relevant Disciplines)


Other crucial details about APRCET 2018 EXAM

Total no. of vacancies 696
Notification Click here
Vacancy details Click here
Eligibility details Click here
Apply online Click here
Official website Click here


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