KU PGCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

KU PGCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

KU PGCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
KU PGCET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
October 1, 2021
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KU PGCET stands for The Kakatiya University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (KUPGCET). As the name suggests, it is held by Kakatiya University, Warangal. KU PGET is conducted to grant candidates admission to postgraduate and postgraduate diploma courses. The stream they focus on is Science, Commerce, and Arts. Candidates are admitted to the university and the affiliated colleges through the KUPGCET. KUPGCET is a state-level admission exam. It is administered in a pen-and-paper format. However, the candidate needs to check the eligibility criteria before applying. Because the candidates meeting the eligibility criteria will are only be permitted to appear for KUPGCET 2021. Therefore, scroll down to know all about KU PGCET

 

KU PGCET Basic Information

Examination Name Kakatiya University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test
Acronym KU PGCET 2021
Conducted By Kakatiya University
Courses Offered Postgraduate Courses
Examination Level University Level
Examination Mode Offline (Pen and Paper Test) Mode
KU PGCET Official Website https://www.kakatiya.ac.in/
Name of Exam KUPGCET 2021
Exam Mode Offline (Pen and Paper Test)
Exam Duration 2 hours 30 minutes
Exam Medium English except for language papers – Telugu
Total Marks 100 marks except for MPEd which is 75 marks
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Courses offered through KUPGCET PG and PGD courses in Science, Commerce, and Arts

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KU PGCET Exam Date

The dates are not yet announced for KU PGCET 2021; however, the tentative schedule is as follows

KU PG CET 2021 Schedule

Event Date (Tentative)
Opening of online application Last week of September 2021
Last date of the online application The first week of September 2021
Release of Admit Cards October 2021
KU PGCET 2021 exam October 2021

 

To know more about KU PGCET exam date click here

 

Why KU – Kakatiya University?

The Kakatiya University was founded on August 19, 1976. it was set up to meet the aspirations of the Telangana people for higher education. It is located in Warangal, a historical city that was once the seat of the Kakatiya monarchs. The University’s foundation was a momentous event that marked the beginning of a new era in the region’s higher education. The former Osmania University Post-Graduate Centre has been refurbished and renamed Kakatiya University. The institution began as a PG Centre Warangal under the auspices of Osmania University in 1968, with only four departments: Telugu, English, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

 

Course offered by Kakatiya University

Science

Under Science Stream, the degrees offered are MSc (Botany), MSc (Physics), MSc (Engineering Physics & Instrumentation), and MSc (Geology). Also, PG Diploma in Sericulture, MSc (Bio-Chemistry), MSc (Chemistry), and MSc (Mathematics / Statistics/ Applied Mathematics). MSc Microbiology), MSc (Bio-Technology), MSc (Zoology), MSc (Computer Science), as well as MSc (Economics) and MSc (Psychology).

 

Humanities & Social Science

For the humanities stream, KU offers MA (English), MLISc, MA (Public Administration), MA (History), and MA (Telegu). Also, MSW. Master of Arts can also be done under Sociology, Political Science, Gender Studies, and Economics.

 

Integrated Courses

5 Year Integrated PG courses under the specialization in either; Chemistry, Biotechnology, or Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

 

Hospitality & Travel

Master of Tourism Management

 

Accounting & Commerce

M.Com.

 

Mass Communication & Media

Masters of Communication & Journalism

Teaching & Education

 

Med and MPEd

 

KU PGCET Notifications

KU PGCET exam notification and dates appear on the official website of Kakatiya University. The official announcement of the commencement of paper and opening of online registration will reflect on their website. To visit their website, click here.

As of now, no notification has been released by KU for PGCET, however, the tentative date is September 2021.

 

KU PGCET Eligibility Criteria

To sit for the KUPGCET 2021 exam, candidates must meet the university’s eligibility requirements. Each course’s eligibility requirements may differ from the others.

The following are the basic KUPGCET eligibility criteria for 2021:

  • The candidate must be an Indian citizen. Along with it, he/she must be a Telangana resident and meet the local/non-local requirements established by the Telangana State Education Institution.
  • Aspirants should have earned their bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. Students in the General category should have received at least a 50% in their graduation. However, Candidates for the reserved category must have obtained a minimum of 45 percent.

 

The following are the KUPGCET 2021 eligibility criteria for MSc and its offered courses:

M.Sc Botany

The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in botany from a recognized university. Candidates appearing from the general category need a minimum of 45%. However, SC/ST categories need comparatively 40% in the concerned subject.

 

PG Diploma in Sericulture

Candidate must have persuaded BSc with Zoology, Botany, or Chemistry from a recognized university. Candidates appearing from the general category need a minimum of 45%. However, SC/ST categories need comparatively 40% in the concerned subject. On the other hand, candidates persuaded by BSc Agriculture from Kakatiya University are eligible.

 

M.Sc Chemistry

The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from a recognized university. Candidates appearing from the general category need a minimum of 45%. However, SC/ST categories need comparatively 40% in the concerned subject.

 

M.Sc Microbiology

The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in science from a recognized university. Candidates appearing from the general category need a minimum of 45%. However, SC/ST categories need comparatively 40% in the concerned subject.

 

M.Sc Zoology

The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in zoology from a recognized university. Candidates appearing from the general category need a minimum of 45%. However, SC/ST categories need comparatively 40% in the concerned subject.

 

M.Sc Economics

The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant stream from a recognized university. Candidates appearing from the general category need a minimum of 45%. However, SC/ST categories need comparatively 40% in the concerned subject.

 

M.Sc Physics

The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in Physics from a recognized university. Candidates appearing from the general category need a minimum of 45%. However, SC/ST categories need comparatively 40% in the concerned subject.

 

M.Sc Geology

The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in geology or any science subject from a recognized university. Candidates appearing from the general category need a minimum of 45%. However, SC/ST categories need comparatively 40% in the concerned subject.

 

M.Sc Bio-Chemistry

The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree under any science stream from a recognized university. Candidates appearing from the general category need a minimum of 45%. However, SC/ST categories need comparatively 40% in the concerned subject.

 

M.Sc Computer Science

The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in any relevant subject from a recognized university. Candidates appearing from the general category need a minimum of 45%. However, SC/ST categories need comparatively 40% in the concerned subject.

 

M.Sc Mathematics /Statistics/ Applied Mathematics)

Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree under botany/ /Zoology/Micro-Biology/Bio-Technology/Bio-Chemistry/Genetics/B.Pharmacy from a recognized university. Candidates appearing from the general category need a minimum of 45%. However, SC/ST categories need comparatively 40% in the concerned subject.

 

M.Sc Psychology

The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in any relevant subject from a recognized university. Candidates appearing from the general category need a minimum of 45%. However, SC/ST categories need comparatively 40% in the concerned subject.

To know more about KU PGCET exam syllabus click here

 

KU PGCET 2021 Application Fee

The enrolment fee of KU PGCET differs from category. The open categories are liable to pay Rs. 250; however reserved categories need to pay Rs 350 for registration.

Categories Fees
General/OBC Rs. 450/-
SC/ST Rs. 350/-

 

KG PGCET 2021 Application Form

The KUPGCET Online Application is available on the website http://kakatiya.ac.in/.

You should have the following items with you when filling out the Online Application.

(a) Your current Mobile no.

(b) Information Brochure for the KUPGCET.

(c) Documents relevant to your personal information and qualifications.

(d) A scanned passport photo and signature in a soft copy.

 

Procedure of Registration

  1. In your browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome, or Firefox), go to http://kudoa.in.
  2. Skim at the page that to see “Click here to register for KUPGCET Online Application.” Click it.
  3. You’ll see a thorough menu options screen after tapping the mentioned link.
  4. Please download Admission Information Brochure. Read it before filling out the application.
  5. On the top menu, click the Online Registration icon.
  6. Choose the test name(s) you want to take and your degree status (passed/appearing). Similarly chose the elective subjects you want to take. You will also see a list of acceptable and ineligible courses.
  7. Fill in your name and other personal information. Also, your current address and date of birth. Please enter the information as it appears on your SSC or equivalent certificate.
  8. Please submit your correct MOBILE number and EMAIL address while filling up your personal information. Because all correspondence from the Admission Authority (DOA) will be sent through mobile number and email only. No postal correspondence will be sent under any circumstances.
  9. After you’ve submitted all of your registration information, you’ll receive an SMS with a security code. It will be a Time Password. Type the passcode into the box provided in the Registration Form. Just after putting passcode, your screen will flash “VERIFIED” in green. This ensures that the registration is complete.
  10. Finally, click the “Register & Proceed” option to complete the application. You will be able to proceed after providing all academic and other information. Also, scanned passport photo and signature.

 

Steps to fill Application

  1. Complete the Academic, Study, Reservation, and Other Personal Information sections of the application and submit it. Click the preview button after selecting the terms and conditions box. It now shows a preview of the application. Before proceeding, ensure if everything is correctly put. However, you will be provided with are two buttons.
  2. In case you made mistake and want to make a change, click on “Back-To-Edit.” This allows you to correct any mistakes you made. On the other hand, “Save and Print,” allows you to continue using the application. Select “Save and Print” only if details are true to your knowledge. Later, the Acknowledgement Receipt is now generated.
  3. For safety purposes, get extra copies in case you lost any.
  4. However, candidates are not required to send a printed copy of the application to the DOA. You save it till the end of your application procedure.
  5. In addition, you can get make a copy of the application at any time. You need to put credentials; that is your Application No as the Id and Your Date of Birth as password. Just after you successfully log in, you can find your application form. In the end, by selecting “Print Application” you will have a soft copy of your application form.

 

Payment of Exam Fees

  • The application form is linked to a payment gateway. By following the instructions you can complete the payment hassle-free.
  • Candidates can use Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro) to make the payment. Credit cards, online banking, IMPS, and cash cards/mobile wallets are all options.
  • After the successful completion of the transaction, you will be able to generate an E receipt.

 

The absence of an ‘E-Receipt’ denotes a PAYMENT FAILURE. If payment is unsuccessful, applicants should log in again. Use your provisional Registration Number and Password. Repeat the payment process.

 

  • Applicants must print a copy of the e-Receipt. They must also print the online application form. Further, they should be kept in a safe place.
  • All charges are stated in Indian Rupee for Credit Card customers. Candidates using a credit card that is not made in India can also make payments. Their money will get converted to the local currency using current exchange rates.
  • Once your transaction is complete, please exit the browser window to ensure the security of your data.

 

KU PGCET Syllabus

Since the syllabus differs from stream to stream and course to course, there is no outlined syllabus. Therefore, there is no prescribed syllabus by the KU PGCET authority. However, the syllabus depends on the course you are applying for. The syllabus includes all the relevant topics from the subject that the applicant has selected. To know in-depth about KU PGCET Exam Pattern & Syllabus, click here-

To make it convenient for you, we have a draft of the syllabus for some courses. Find KU PGCET Syllabus below:

English

It includes shuffling of sentence parts, conversions, sentence rearrangement,  as well as grammar. Furthermore, shuffling of sentences in a passage, improvement of sentences, synonyms/homonyms, and antonyms. It also includes vocabulary, idioms & phrases, and one-word substitution. Last but not least spellings and detecting misspelled words.

 

Economics

It includes the basic knowledge of Micro Economics as well as Macro Economics. It also includes the understanding of economic development and India’s economic problems.

 

Public Administration

Obtain a thorough knowledge of Public Administration concepts as well as theories. Also, the Indian Administration and management of resources.

 

Political Science

Get a thorough knowledge of political science concepts as well as theories. Also, with the history of India and Modern Europe.

 

Sociology

It includes Sociology’s Definition, Scope, and Nature, as well as its relation to other sciences. Sociology also includes the topics like Human Society and Socialization. Last but not least Social contract theory, and the Status of women in Hindu Society.

 

Human Resources Management

Comprises of Language Comprehension, General Knowledge, Test of Reasoning, as well as Management Aptitude.

 

Master of Social Work

Requires a thorough understanding of Human Society, Social Groups, Social institutions, Social Problems as well as Social Work.

 

Master of Education

Comprises of Foundation of Education, Psychological foundation of Education, and Educational Technology. It includes Computer Education, School Management as well as System of Education.

 

Master of Tourism Management

Requires a thorough understanding of the Geographical conditions of India, Vedic Culture, Mauryan Empire, as well as Western Impact on India.

 

M.Com

It includes Business Economics, Industrial Organization, as well as Management. It also includes Financial Accounting, Quantitative Techniques, and Financial Management.

 

Botany

Precise knowledge of Diversity of Microbes, Diversity of cryptogams, as well as Diversity of Flowering Plants.

 

Zoology

Comprises of Biology of invertebrates as well as cell biology. Also, Biomolecules of the cell, Animal Physiology, and Applied Zoology.

 

KU PGCET Exam Pattern

The Exam Pattern is going to be very basic. Unlike other CET, KU PGCET conducts offline entrance papers. It will be pen paper-based paper. Since the paper is conducted online, applicants need to appear in exam centers for KU PGCET. However, candidates are requested to opt for their preferred Exam Centre. Since the paper is for Telangana higher education, therefore the exam centers are within boundaries; Warangal & Karimnagar. The exam will last for 150 minutes with 100 questions. Every right answer will give you one mark. However, there is no negative marking for wrong answers. The paper will be objective type. Whereas, the pattern of question will be Multiple choice question. Since each question will have four options. Therefore, the candidate will be asked to tick the most accurate answer.

Exam Mode Offline (Pen Paper Based) both
Number of papers 1
Question Paper Type Multiple choice objective type of questions
Total Marks 100
Exam duration 150 minutes
Exam language English

 

Candidates must note that any digital devices or side rules, as well as log tables, are not welcomed in the exam center. Therefore, don’t carry such material. Otherwise, you will be prohibited to enter the exam hall.

 

KU PGCET Admit Card

The admit card for the KU PGCET will be available on the official website. In the list below, candidates can check the important points for the KU PGCET 2021 admit card:

The admit card can be downloaded from the official website by the candidate. However, to generate the admit card, the candidate must log in. However, they are required to fill in their registration number and date of birth.

It is recommended that the candidate must download the admit card. However, the result will be downloaded in PDF format. All applicants must bring a hard copy of their admit card to the KU PGCET examination hall. However, candidates who do not have an admit card will not be permitted to sit in the examination session. Also, Candidates must bring one form of identification in addition to their admit card for verification purposes.

To know more about KU PGCET admit card click here

 

KU PGCET Result

The applicant ensures that all of the following points are checked for the result. However, The outcome will be published on the official website.

To generate the KU PGCET, result 2021:

To access the result, the candidate must log in. Therefore, the candidate must correctly fill in the registration number correctly. Nevertheless, they also need to fill application number, and date of birth. Afterward, the candidate can download the KU PGCET Result. However, it is suggested to grab a printout of the KU PGCET exam result. Furthermore, Candidates who have been shortlisted will be able to attend the examination counseling session.

To know more about KU PGCET exam result click here

 

FAQs- Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What is the minimum qualification required for KU PGCET?

Ans. The qualification requirement for each course varies. However, it depends on which course you are applying for. Whereas, the minimum qualification required is at least 50%. However, the degree can be in any relevant subject from any recognized university.

 

Q2. How to apply for a KU PGCET?

Ans. To begin with, Visit the official website of Kakatiya University. Afterward, find the link to the application form. Be careful during filling in the details carefully. Furthermore, you would need a photocopy of your qualification documents. Also, get your scanned passport size photo and Signature.

 

Q3. Is there any negative marking in the KU PGCET recruitment paper?

Ans. No, there is no negative marking for the wrong question.

 

Q4. Students from which stream are likely to apply for KU PGCET?

Ans. Since Kakatiya University offers various PG courses, therefore aspirants from any stream can appear. However, before applying check if you meet the eligibility criteria. In brief, students from the streams science, economics, arts, media, public administration can apply. However, Media, Humanities, etc. are also on the list. Indeed, KU PGCET is a pool of courses.

 

Q5. Can we apply for two courses simultaneously?

Ans. Yes, you can apply for two courses simultaneously. As long as you meet the eligibility criteria of any course you are free to apply. However, there will be no common paper. Since each course will have a different paper; therefore candidates will be asked to appear for two papers.

 

Q6. Can we apply after the closing date of the application forms?

Ans. Latecomers have no provision made for them. Therefore, candidates will not be allowed after the closing date.

 

Q7. What is the exam pattern of KU PGCET Recruitment?

Ans. In brief, KU PGCET is a pen paper-based paper. The exam will last for 150 minutes with 100 questions. Every correct answer will give you one mark. On the other hand, there is no negative marking for wrong answers. The question will be objective type. Since Each question will have 4 options. Thus, candidates are requested to mark the most accurate response.

 

Q8. What is the application fee for KU PGCET?

Ans. The KU PGCET application fee for the open category is INR 450. On the contrary, for reserved candidates, the application fee is INR 350.

 

Q9 What is the syllabus of KU PGCET?

Ans. Since the syllabus differs from stream to stream and course to course, there is no outlined syllabus. Therefore, there is no prescribed syllabus by the KU PGCET authority. However, the syllabus depends on the course you are applying for. Therefore, the syllabus includes all the relevant topics from the subject that the applicant has selected. Prepare for KU PGCET accordingly.

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