AUCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

AUCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

AUCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
AUCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
October 1, 2021
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AUCET 2022: Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility and Notification

AUCET stands for Andhra University Common Entrance Test. This entrance exam is conducted at a state level by Andhra University. This provides the opportunity to get admissions to post-graduate courses for Arts and science undergraduate students. The candidates can apply for PG courses such as M.Sc / M.Ed / M.Tech / M.A / M.Com etc. The Exam is conducted once a year across the state of Andhra Pradesh. The candidates can avail admission for PG courses in the affiliated colleges of Andhra University, Vishakapatnam, and Dr. BR Ambedkar University, Srikakulam. It is an Offline mode examination that is conducted for 90 minutes. The candidates should check the eligibility criteria before registering for the examination.


  • The last date to apply for AUCET 2022 is April, 2022 (tentatively).
  • The exam will be held in the month of May, 2022 (tentatively).
  • The counselling process will start from June, 2022 (tentatively). 

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AUCET 2022: Details about the examination

The Andhra University Common Entrance Test (AUCET)  is conducted within the state of Andhra Pradesh. This is a Multiple choice questions-based offline examination conducted at designated exam centers. The Andhra University located at Vishakapatnam organizes the AUCET examination to provide admissions to the PG courses for UG Arts and Science candidates. The fields like Commerce, Teaching, Humanities, Science, Management, etc, can be chosen in the PG course through this entrance exam.

The Andhra University is established in the year 1926 and is a non-profit institution that promotes higher education to the public. The Exam commission allotted an application fee of Rs 600 for general candidates and Rs 500 for reserved candidates. Every updates and notification regarding the Andhra University Common Entrance Test will be published on the official website of Andhra University. There will be no changes in the Eligibility criteria for the AUCET 2022.

You can get admission to the Post Graduate courses at the Andhra University affiliated colleges and in Dr BR Ambedkar University. The post-graduation courses are

  • MSc
  • MCom
  • MA
  • MHRM
  • MLISc
  • MJMC
  • MTech
  • Med

Approximately, about 20,000 candidates appear on the AUCET examination every year to get admission for their interested PG course.

Mode of the Examination

The AUCET 2022 is an offline mode entrance examination that consists of objective and multiple-choice questions. The total number of questions asked will be 100 and each question carries 1 mark.

AUCET Important Dates: 2022 examination

The official notification and the detailed schedule for AUCET 2022 will be released shortly. Until then the candidates can go through the table to get an idea about the events:

Events Date (Tentative)
Online application of AUCET 2022 start date        Mar-22
Online application of AUCET 2022 Close date Apr-22
Online application of AUCET 2022 last date with late fee 1 Apr-22
Online application of AUCET 2022 last date with late fee2 May-22
Correction of AUCET 2022 application open May-22
Admit card Release May-22
AUCET 2022 Exam date May-22
Result release date May/June 2022

AUCET Admission Process

Candidates clearing the eligibility criteria can fill the application form via online mode only. The steps to apply for the exam and the following events under AUCET are given below:

AUCET 2022 Application Fee is mentioned below category wise which must be paid accordingly by the candidates as it is non-refundable:
AUCET 2022 Registration Fees

Application Fee:
General Candidates
Rs 600/-

SC/ST Candidates
Rs 500/-

Mode of Payment: Payment can be done via Credit card/Debit card/Net Banking.

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AUCET Age Limit

There is no specific age limit allocated by Andhra University to get admission to the post-graduation courses through AUCET.

AUCET Syllabus

The AUCET Syllabus is one of the most important factors. The paper is divided into 7 sections in its syllabus. The sections are

  • Physical sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Geology
  • Social sciences
  • Geology and
  • English

AUCET Educational Qualitifications

The candidates must possess a 10+2 certificate from the recognized board with a minimum mark of 50%. The reserved candidates have relaxations up to a minimum mark of 45%. The candidates should be either appear on the undergraduate final year exam or possess the UG graduation certificate.

AUCET Application Fees

The application fee for the general candidates in AUCET 2022 is Rs 600. For reserved candidates, a fee amount of Rs 500 will be collected. The mode of payment must be done online.

AUCET Exam Centre

The Andhra University Common Entrance Test is conducted on various centers in the major cities across the Andhra Pradesh state. The major cities are

  • Kakinada
  • Vijayawada
  • Eluru
  • Srikakulam
  • Rajahmundry
  • Vizianagaram
  • Guntur
  • Vishakapatnam

AUCET Exam Pattern

AUCET is an offline pen and paper mode examination. The total time duration for this exam is 1hour 30 minutes (90 minutes). The questions asked are objective type or MCQ based. The total number of questions asked is 100 and each question carries 1mark. There are no negative marks on the AUCET exam. Only candidates who graduated undergraduates in the arts and science field can participate in this exam.

Application Fee  General- Rs 600 and Reserved – Rs 500
Examination Mode Offline- pen and paper-based
Frequency of the examination Once in a year
Number of attempts Not defined
Exam conducting Authority Admission Directorate of Andhra University
Courses M.SC / M.A / M.H.R.M / M.Ed / M.Com / M.P.Ed / M.Tech / M.J.M.C / M.Sc(5 year course in chemistry and geology)

AUCET Exam Dates

The AUCET exam dates or other important dates for AUCET 2022 have not been notified officially by Andhra University. We have updated some tentative dates for the upcoming AUCET examination. The official dates will be published on the sites of Andhra University.

The application form, admit card, answer key and results will be published directly on this website.

Exam Notification

There are no official announcements on updates of AUCET 2022 by the exam committee. So, we have uploaded the tentative dates for the AUCET exam for this year. The notifications are to be released sooner by the exam conducting authority. You can visit the website of Andhra University for any updates and notifications regarding the exam. The exam date and venue will also be noted in the admit card of the Andhra University Common Entrance Test.

Events Date
Online application of AUCET 2022 start date        Mar-22
Online application of AUCET 2022 Close date Apr-22
Online application of AUCET 2022 last date with late fee 1 Apr-22
Online application of AUCET 2022 last date with late fee2 May-22
Correction of AUCET 2022 application open May-22
Admit card Release May-22
AUCET 2022 Exam date May-22
Result release date May/June 2022

Details regarding the second and third phases of the exam in 2022 are still unavailable. It will be reflected here as the dates are announced. However, till then one can conjecture the time gaps seeing the details of the 2021 exam mentioned ahead in the table.

Events Tentative Dates
Release of Application form September 2021
Submission date of Application form October 2021
Late fee submission date (Rs 1000) October 2021
Form correction date October 2021
Release of Admit card November 2021
Exam date November 2021
Declaration of the result November 2021
AUCET counseling 2021 December 2021

To know more about AUCET exam date click here

AUCET Eligibility Criteria

The Exam authority of Andhra University has fixed AUCET eligibility criteria for candidates to participate in the exam. They categorized the eligibility criteria based on three factors

  • Nationality
  • Educational Qualifications
  • Age limit

Nationality criteria

  • The candidate’s nationality must be Indian.
  • The candidate must be from Andhra Pradesh and should hold valid residential proof amended by the Andhra Pradesh state Educational institution 1974.

Educational Qualification

  • The candidates must possess a 3 year UG certificate in Arts and Science courses with a minimum score of 50% for general and 45% for reserved candidates.
  • Candidates must have either a UG completion certificate or appearing the final year examination in 2022. Candidates appearing final year examination may provide the provisional certificate and should complete the exam successfully with the required score before joining the college.

Age Limit

  • There is no specific age limit for AUCET 2022 aligned by Andhra University.
  • To apply for the fee reimbursement and Scholarship, the maximum age limit for SC / ST candidates is 34 and for EBC / Minorities / PWD candidates is 30.

The undergraduate engineers cannot apply for this exam

The eligibility criteria for each course offered through the AUCET exam can be referred to on the official site of Andhra University.

AUCET Application Process

The AUCET application process for the the Common Entrance test 2022 is made online. The registration date for this exam will be released on the website of Andhra University. Once it is released, visit and the registration link will appear on the website. Please go through the eligibility criteria before registering for the exam. Make sure to collect these pieces of information before applying for the AUCET exam.

  • Hall ticket number of final UG or diploma examination.
  • Percentage of marks and the year of passing the UG course.
  • Date of Birth according to the SSC record.
  • Community certificate for reserved candidates such as SC / ST / BC.
  • Certificates validating PH/ NCC/ Sports/ CAP/ NSS etc.
  • Parent’s income ranges from 1 lakh, 2lakhs and more.
  • Proof for validating the resident of local such as residency or other relevant certificates.
  • Recently took photograph and signature of the candidate.

Procedure to register for AUCET 2022

The essential steps to be followed to register for AUCET 2022 are


  • Visit the official website of Andhra University (
  • Click the icon named AUCET 2022
  • Click the registration link to open the application form.

Include the details

You have to include the details asked in the application form. The required details are

  • Personal details- the personal details of the candidate includes
    1. Name of the candidate
    2. Candidate’s parent’s names
    3. DOB
    4. Sexuality
    5. Martial status
    6. Religion
    7. Category, etc.
  • Address- The current address and the permanent address of the candidates must be included. Contact information like mobile number and email could be asked.
  • Aadhar number- For candidates who wish to get the scholarship from the AP social welfare department may enter the aadhar card number.
  • Candidate’s Photograph and Signature- The recently taken photograph and signature of the candidate must be uploaded while registering. The documents should be in JPEG format and the maximum size of the document must be within 150kb.
  • Exam centre- candidates can select the preferable exam centres. However, the exam centres will be finalized by the exam committee.
  • Academic qualifications- The educational details and remarks of the candidate must be uploaded from class IX to the 3rd year of college. It includes the name of the educational institutions, year of completion, departments and location of the institutions.

Submit Form

  • Click the preview button to preview the entire application form.
  • Check for any errors and click the “Back to edit” option to edit the mistakes.
  • Now, click the save and print button. The application will be successfully submitted.
  • To complete the registration process, the payment process should be taken.

Payment Process

  • Once the registration form has been submitted, click the “proceed to pay” option.
  • The candidates have to pay the allocated register fee according to their category.
  • The payment can be done using credit or debit cards and through net banking.
  • Enter the payment details and click pay.
  • You will receive the payment confirmation SMS on the registered mobile number.
  • Give print and take print-out of the application form.
Category Application fee
General / OBC Rs 600
ST / SC / PHC Rs 500

Application Correction Process

Andhra University will open the correction window in the registration form after the completion of the registration. You can edit limited fields only. For complicated changes, contact the higher authorities or visit Andhra University for assistance.

Contact information



Directorate of Admissions,

Andhra University,

Vijayanagar Palace,

Vishakapatnam- 530017

Ph.No- 08912573441

Mail id-

AUCET 2022 Syllabus

The AUCET syllabus for the Common Entrance Test is designed by the directorate of the examination i.e, Andhra University. There is no change in the syllabus from the last year. The syllabus must be well known by the candidates. The questions will be objective MCQ based type. The syllabus is based on critical topics from the undergraduate level. The exam duration will be 90 minutes. 100 different MCQ questions will be asked based on the topics and each question carries 1 mark. The questions built for candidates is based on the selected courses they want admission in.

The main topics of the AUCET syllabus are,

  • Physical Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Geology
  • Humanities and Social science
  • Life Sciences
  • 5 year integrated course in geology and applied chemistry, etc.

There are different chapters for each main topic, they are

Physical sciences

This topic covers chapters around physics and its related units.

  • Electricity, electronics and magnetism
  • Modern Physics
  • Thermodynamic and Optics
  • Waves, Oscillations and Mechanics

Mathematical Sciences

This topic covers mathematical concepts and related subtopics.

  • Vector Calculus and Linear Algebra
  • Real analysis and Abstract Algebra
  • Solid Geometry and Differential Equations
  • Solid geometry

Chemical Sciences

Subjects related to organic and inorganic chemistry will be covered in this topic

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Chemistry and its Industry
  • Drugs, formulations, pesticides and Green Chemistry
  • General chemistry


It covers the platonic forms and geography of the earth and other subtopics.

  • Palaeontology, Indian and Economic Geology
  • Structural Geology and Petrology
  • Crystallography, mineralogy and physical geology


Comprehensive skills and grammar is covered in this topic

  • Literary terms
  • Verb
  • Comprehension

Find more about AUCET exam syllabus

AUCET 2022 Exam Pattern

The AUCET exam pattern for 2022 is yet not out officially. The objective questions will be asked from the streams like Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English, geology, Physical sciences, Humanities and Social sciences.

  • The examination mode for AUCET 2022 is offline and pen & paper-based.
  • The time duration of this exam is 1 hour 30 minutes (90 minutes)
  • Non-syllabus questions will not be asked.
  • The total number of questions asked is 100.
  • The medium of the examination is English
Exam Mode Pen and paper-based (Offline)
Question Type Objective MCQ
Total marks 100
Number of questions asked 100
Exam duration 1 hour 30 minutes (90 minutes)
Medium of the examination English

AUCET Admit Card

The AUCET Admit card for the Common Entrance Test will be released on its official website. The release date has not been notified yet. The candidate should remember this information about the Admit Card.

  • The AUCET Admit Card is the most essential thing that a candidate should carry to the AUCET exam centre.
  • Candidates will receive admit cards online only. The candidates should not expect the admit card via post or other means.
  • You can download the admit card. Take printouts of the downloaded admit card to bring to the examination.
  • If candidates fail to bring the admit card, he/she cannot attend the examination.
  • It is mandatory to bring a valid ID proof along with the admit card for photo verification.
  • In case of any errors in the admit card, the candidate must immediately inform the concerned authority for correction.

Steps to download the admit card for AUCET 2022

Please refer to these steps while downloading the admit card for AUCET 2022

  • Click the link with the relevant name of “ AUCET 2022 admit card is available”
  • The login portal will appear and you have to log in using the registration details such as Application number and date of birth.
  • You can download the admit card displayed on the screen in PDF format.
  • Ensure its safety by taking multiple printouts
  • Check the admit card properly after downloading. Contact the concerned authority to correct the mistakes.

Find more about AUCET admit card

AUCET Result

You can look for the AUCET results by logging in to the website by entering registration details. Download the scorecard for counseling. The counseling follows the merit-based system. The counseling will be done online except for the courses like M.Tech Oceanic, Atmospheric Sciences, Petroleum Exploration, MA Sanskrit, MA Hindi, M.P.Ed, M.A. Music, M.F.A and M.A. Dance.

Steps to download Results for AUCET 2022

  • The AUCET official website will publish the result.
  • Check for the relevant link name of “AUCET Result 2022” on the bottom left corner of the page and click it.
  • The result will be on the merit list.
  • Download the scorecard and take printouts for counseling and future reference.
  • The format of the scorecard is in PDF.

Find more about AUCET exam result

Details Mentioned in the scorecard of AUCET 2022

The following details are on the scorecard of AUCET 2022.

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Enrolment number
  • DOB of the candidate
  • Total marks of the paper
  • Total marks obtained
  • Cut off marks in category wise


The exam committee of Andhra University fixes the minimum AUCET cut-off marks to consider the candidates to be qualified. The cut-off is based on the candidate’s category. The rounding of the score is not possible as it helps to rank the candidates accurately. The minimum cut-off mark percentage for the general candidates is 50%. The cut-off for reserved candidates is 45%.

Category Minimum Cut off %
General 50%
Reserved- SC / ST / OBC 45%
PWD (Person with disability) 40%

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Q1. What is the time duration of AUCET 2022?

The total time duration of the AUCET exam is 1hour 30 minutes.


Q2. What is the official website for AUCET 2022?

The official website for the AUCET examination is the website of Andhra University i.e,


.Q3. What is the mode of the AUCET examination?

The AUCET is an offline mode pen and paper-based examination.


Q4. What is the frequency of the AUCET examination?

The exam frequency of AUCET is once a year.


Q5. Can I correct the application form after submitting it?

Yes, you can correct limited details in the correction period.


Q6. What is the age limit for the AUCET 2022?

The Age limit for general candidates is 34 and reserved candidates are 30.


Q7. What are the payment modes for the AUCET exam?

You can pay through Debit cards, Credit cards, or Netbanking.


Q8. What is the minimum cut-off for the AUCET exam?

The minimum cut-off for the general candidate is 50 % whereas the minimum cutoff for reserved candidates is 45%. PwD candidates can get 40% of the minimum cutoff score.


Q9. In what format the result should be printed?

A4 sheet should be the format of the printed result


Q10. What is the official website of Andhra University?

You can visit the website which is the official website of Andhra University.

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