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DUCET 2023: Application Form(Soon), Admit card, Exam date, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

Updated On - February 18 2023 by Akriti Maurya

DUCET 2023 application form will be released soon, via online mode. DUCET is also known as Dravidian University Common Entrance Test is organized by Dravidian University to offer admission to the candidates in various postgraduate courses such as MA, M.Sc, MLISc, M.COM, MSW, etc. Those applicants are wishing to get admission to these courses; can fill the application form on the basis of their eligibility criteria. Aspiring candidates must have to be updated from this site to know the schedule of this examination. Every year many of the applicants appear in this examination. Through this article, applicants will know the detailed information of DUCET 2023 Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria and more. Candidates are advised to go through the entire article for further details.

DUCET 2023 Status

Exam notificationYet to Release
DUCET 2023 Application formYet to start
Brochure PdfYet to Release

DUCET 2023 Dates

Candidates can check the important dates and events related to Dravidian University Common Entrance Test from the table given below.

DUCET 2023 Schedule
EventsDates (Tentative)
Commencement of Application FormOctober 2023
Last date to submit application formFirst week of November 2023
Date of examinationSecond week of November 2023
ResultThird week of November 2023
AdmissionsFourth week of November 2023

As soon as the offical notification is released, it shall be notified soon, on the page.

DUCET 2023 Application Form

Candidates aspiring and eligible can fill the application form of the DUCET examination from October 2023 till November 2023. The application form filling procedure has mentioned below for the candidates and they have to follow it.

Online Mode
  • First of all, candidates have to go on the official website of Dravidian University and click on the admission link.
  • Candidates have to click on DUCET Application and Hall Ticket link from the drop-down list and they have to register themselves using a valid Email ID and Phone Number.
  • Through using login details, applicants can fill the application form with all the correct and complete details.
  • The applicants have to download and take the printout of the application form for further use. 
Offline Mode
  • Candidates can also purchase the application form from the university office by paying the application fee in cash.
  • In the application form, they have to fill in all the required details and submit the required documents to the registrar office. 
Documents to be submitted with Application Form
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Conduct Certificate
  • SSC and Intermediate Pass certificate
  • Degree marks and provisional Certificate
  • Original Caste Certificate
  • Income Certificate
  • Relevant Certificate in case of Physical Disability
  • Relevant Certificate in case of NCC/ NSS/ Any other sport
  • Discharge Certificate or Service Certificate in case of children of armed personnel.
  • Migration Certificate (In case of other university students)
  • 4 passport size recent photographs
  • Demand Draft in the name of Registrar Dravidian University payable at Kuppam
  • 2 self-Addressed postcards
  • 2-9×20 cm self-addressed covers with INR 5 postal stamp affixed on them

DUCET 2023 Application Fee

The application fee can be paid through a demand draft in the name of the university and the application fee is

DUCET 2023 Fee
CategoryRegistration Fee
GeneralRs. 500
SC/ST/PwDRs. 250

DUCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Before filling the application form, the candidates need to check the eligibility of the courses. These are the terms and conditions set by Dravidian University for various programmes. Check the eligibility criteria given below.

M.A. in Philosophy & Linguistics, Folklore and Tribal Studies, History, Archaeology & Culture (2 years duration)
  • For this course, the candidates must have any degree.
M.A. in English
  • The candidates must have any degree with English under Part 1 or Part 2
M.Sc Herbal Sciences
  • The candidates must have B.Sc with Chemistry and any two subjects in Life Sciences
M.A. in Kannada Language & Translation Studies, M.A. Telugu
  • Any degree with Kannada or Telugu under part 1 or part 2
M.Sc. Biotechnology
  • The candidates must have B.Sc with chemistry and any two subjects in Life Sciences.
M.Sc. Zoology
  • The candidates must have a B.Sc degree in Zoology
For M.Com
  • For M.Com, the candidates must have done B.Com.
  • For pursuing MBA, the candidates must have done BBA.
  • The candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in mathematics as one of the subjects.
For M.Sc. Computer Science
  • The candidates must have done B.Sc. Computer Science with mathematics combination.
For M.Sc. Mathematics
  • For pursuing this course, the candidates must have a degree in mathematics as the main subject or a degree in Statistics, Economics and Mathematics.

Candidates who have qualified any PGCET 2023 organized by the Andhra Pradesh Government Universities, can also apply for admission into programmes at Dravidian University.

DUCET 2023 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

All those have applied in this examination must need to prefer the Exam Pattern for the better preparation of examination and the exam pattern details are:

DUCET 2023 Question Paper Format
Mode of ExamOffline
Type of QuestionObjective Type
Medium of ExamBilingual (Telugu + English)
Maximum Marks100
Duration of Exam100 minutes
Division of Exam2 Group-1 and Group-2
DUCET Syllabus

In the DUCET examination, the questions will be asked from the Syllabus such as

  • Group 1- Philosophy, linguistics, Folklore, and Tribal Studies, History, Library, Social Work, Rural Development Management, Sociology
  • Group-2- Bio-Chemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology

DUCET 2023 Admit Card 

Check all the details related to DUCET 2023 Admit Card from the points below:

  • Candidates need to fill and submit the admit card and sent it along with the application form to the official address of the Dravidian University.
  • The admit card is generally published and released one week before the DUCET exam is to be conducted.
  • So, in short, the candidates who have filled and submitted the application form only they can attain their admit card.
  • At the examination centre, candidates have to carry the required documents along with Admit Card. 
  • There are some details which are mentioned on the admit card and that includes name and address of the candidates, exam date and time, address of the exam centre etc.

DUCET 2023 Result

The result for Dravidian University Common Entrance Test (DUCET) is released over the official website. The candidates can straightway check their respective result as it is going to be released in the form of pdf format and does not need login credentials in order to be viewed. DUCET 2020 Result is released in the form of a merit list. The merit list consists of the name of the candidates as well their hall ticket number which makes it easy for them to see if they are shortlisted for the counselling or not.

DUCET 2023 Merit List

A merit list will be made after the DUCET results have been announced. The list will contain the names of candidates based on their rank and marks secured. Rank wise candidates will be called to the university for the counselling session. The merit list will also be released on the official website of the university. Candidates who have qualified will be notified of the same.

DUCET 2023 Counselling 

Dravidian University calls the qualified candidates of DUCET 2023 examination for the Counselling Round.

  • Qualified candidates must reach the Counselling Center at the time allotted to them by the University.
  • Candidates must go with the original copy of all the required documents.
  • During DUCET 2023 Counselling, apart from the documents, the eligibility of the candidates are also matched with the eligibility criteria set by the university for different courses.

DUCET 2023 Courses Offered

Following programmes are being offered by Dravidian University for the academic session 2023-2023.

Regular PG Programmes
  • M.A. Telugu/English/Kannada/Tamil/Philosophy/ Linguistics/ History/ Folklore
  • M.Sc. Herbal Sciences
  • M.Ed.
Self-Financing PG Programmes
  • M.Sc. Botany/Zoology/Chemistry/Bio-Technology/Computer Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics
  • M.Com.
  • M.S.W.
  • M.Lib.I.Sc.
  • MA (Performing Arts/ Tourism Management)
Other Self-Financing Programmes
  • P.G. Diploma in Folkloristics/Tourism/ Translation
  • Diploma in Yoga and allied sciences/ Tamil / Tulu/Malayalam
  • Certificate Programmes in Tamil /Tulu /Malayalam /Academic Writing
Note: The Admission into MCA (Regular) + MCA(Self-financing)/ MCL(Regular) + MCL(Self-financing)/ MBA/ B.Ed./ T.P.T./ B.P.Ed. are going to be made through ICET/ Ed.CET/ LP CET/ PECET exams were conducted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.

DUCET 2023 Highlights

Candidates can check the basic information of DUCET 2023 entrance exam from the given below table:

Exam Name

DUCET 2023 or Dravidian University Common Entrance Test

Conducting Body

Dravidian University


University Level

Course offered

M.A.Telugu/English/Kannada/Tamil/Philosophy/ Linguistics/ History/ Folklore, M.Sc. Herbal Sciences, M.Ed.

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Exam Mode


Exam Purpose
To offer admission to various postgraduate courses.

About Dravidian University

Dravidian University was established through the Legislature Act of Andhra Pradesh and progressed as an Inter–State Institution. The neighbouring Governments of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala have extended initial support which enabled the University to take up constructions of Vemana Bhavan, Thiruvalluvar Bhavan, Narayanaguru Bhavan and Basava Bhavan remembering the great Social Saints of the South who enriched the different language cultures with their great thoughts. The main vision of Dravidian University is to increase the knowledge of the students in all aspects of languages and literature.

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DUCET Important Dates

Form Date12 Oct - 02 Nov 2023 (Tentative)
Exam Date15 Nov 2023 (Tentative)


Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours 36 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

12 Oct 2023

Form End Date:

02 Nov 2023

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