Rayalaseema University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test

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RUPGCET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 400
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode
  • Courses:MCA, B.Ed., M.Ed., M.COM, M.A (Hon)
  • Streams:Commerce, Arts, Computer Application, Education

RUPGCET 2023: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Counseling

Updated On - February 22 2023 by Divyansh K

RUPGCET 2023 is a university-level examination conducted by Rayalaseema University to offer admission in postgraduate courses. Rayalaseema University Postgraduate Common Entrance Test will be tentatively be conducted in the third week of May 2023. Application forms will be released in the second week of March 2023 on the official website. RUPGCET 2023 is conducted to offer admission in various fields such as Arts, Science, and Commerce courses offered at Rayalaseema University College, Kurnool, and in Colleges affiliated to Rayalaseema University. Read the complete article to know more about the RUPGCET examination 2023 below.

RUPGCET 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check the details of RUPGCET 2023 exam which is mentioned below:
Exam StatusNo official notification announce yet

RUPGCET 2023 Important Dates

Candidates can check below some important dates related to RUPGCET 2023.

RUPGCET 2023 Schedule
Online registration process begins4th week of March 2023
Online registration process closes (without late fee) 4th week of April 2023
Online registration process closes (with late fee)1st week of May 2023
Admit Card Release date2nd week of May 2023
Exam Date3rd week of May 2023
Declaration of the result1st week of June 2023
Counselling Begins3rd week of June 2023

The dates mentioned are based o the previous year's data. This page will be updated as soon as further information is released by Rayalaseema university.

RUPGCET 2023 Application Form 

Before applying, candidates must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for RUPGCET 2023. All the information related to RUPGCET Registration 2023 is provided below:

  • The application form can be submitted through online mode only.
  • The application form is likely to be released in the second week of October 2023.
  • Applicants can apply for the exam through the official website of the university.
  • All the details in the application form must be filled in carefully. 
  • Also, candidates have to upload a scanned copy of the photograph and signature.
  • After filling in all the requisite details in the form candidates have to pay the application fee.
  • Submit the registration form and take the printout of the same for future reference.

RUPGCET 2023 Application Fee

Mode of Application: The RUPGCET Application fee 2023 can be paid by opting for the following modes: Debit Card/ Credit card or Net Banking.

Check the category-wise application processing fee of RUPGCET in the table below:

RUPGCET Application Fee
General candidatesRs. 400/-
SC/ST/PHC candidatesRs. 300/-
Note: Along with the above-mentioned fee, candidates have to pay the bank charges.

RUPGCET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should check the RUPGCET 2023 eligibility criteria before applying for the Rayalaseema University Postgraduate Common Entrance Test 2023. If any candidates are found ineligible will not be allowed to sit for the exam. Check the below-given eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate should have passed the qualifying degree examination with at least 40% marks in the subject concerned.
  • The required aggregate percentage of marks in the group subjects is at least 40% marks, only for the courses where admission is done based on the degree as a whole.
  • For admission to M.Ed, candidates with B.Ed/ BEIEd degree should have at least 50% marks and in the case of DEIEd with UG / PG Degree must have 45% marks in each course.
  • A pass will be sufficient for SC /ST candidates for admission to any course.
  • B.P.Ed. or B.P.E. with 55% marks is eligible for admission into M.P.Ed.

Given below the course-wise eligibility criteria

Candidates can check the eligibility according to their courses applied.

M.A. EconomicsBA with Economics with 400 marks
M.A. EnglishAny graduate with English in Part I or Part II for a minimum of at least 200 marks
M.A. HistoryBA with History
M.A. in Political ScienceBA with Political Science
M.A. TeluguAny graduate with Telugu in Part I or Part II or BA Oriental Learning in Telugu for a minimum of at least 200 marks
M.Com E-Commerce/ M.Com General/ M.Com Professional/M.Com FinanceB.Com or BA with Accountancy under Part II or B.Com Computers/Computer Applications or BBA /BBM/ B.Com company Secretaryship or B.Com (Honors) or B.Com (Restructured Courses)
M.Ed.B.Ed. / BelEd / DelEd with UG Degree
M.P.EdB.P.Ed. or B.P.E. with 55% of marks. 
M.Sc. BiochemistryB.Sc. with Chemistry/ Biochemistry with any Biology subject
M.Sc. BiotechnologyB.Sc. with Chemistry/ Biotechnology and anyone Biology subject / B.Tech.- Biotechnology
M.Sc. BotanyB.Sc. with Botany And Chemistry / Bio-Chemistry
M.Sc. Chemistry (Organic)B.Sc. with Chemistry/Industrial Chemistry ( studied for 3 years) with any two science subjects
M.Sc. Computer ScienceB.Sc. Computer Science /BCA / BA Computer Applications / B.Com Computer Applications/ combination /B.Sc. Mathematics B.A. Mathematics combination
M.Sc. MathematicsBA or B.Sc. with Mathematics 
M.Sc. MicrobiologyB.Sc. with Microbiology / Chemistry and any two biology subjects
M.Sc. PhysicsB. Sc. with Physics as one of the subjects.
M.Sc. Statistics (OR&SQC)BA / B.Sc. with Statistics and Mathematics
M.Sc. ZoologyB.Sc. with Zoology and Chemistry / Industrial Chemistry
One Year PG Diploma in Yoga (Part-Time)B.A/BBM/B.Com./B.Pharm/B.Sc/B.Tech or an equivalent degree.

RUPGCET 2023 Exam Pattern

Knowing the exam pattern is very important to get an idea about the question paper format hence, candidates can check the RUPGCET 2023 Exam Pattern below:

RUPGCET Paper Format 2023
Exam ModeComputer-Based Test (CBT)
Duration90 minutes (one and a half hour)
MediumEnglish and Telegu
Type of QuestionsObjective Type (MCQs)
Marking Scheme+1 marks for each correct answer and No negative marking

RUPGCET Question Paper Structure for all the subject is common and is given below:-

SectionNumber of Questions
Section A30 Questions
Section B30 Questions
Section C40 Questions
TOTAL100 Questions

RU-PG Common Entrance Test question paper will consist of 3 sections for each subject.

RUPGCET 2023 Syllabus

Applicants appearing for RU Postgraduate Entrance Test must be aware of the RUPGCET Syllabus 2023. Hence, the RUPGCET Syllabus PDF for the different subject is given below:

RUPGCET Syllabus 2023  PDF
SubjectDownload Syllabus PDF
ZoologyClick Here
TeluguClick Here
StatisticsClick Here
Political ScienceClick Here
PhysicsClick Here
Physical EducationClick Here
MathematicsClick Here
HistoryClick Here
EnglishClick Here
Education (M.Ed)Click Here
EconomicsClick Here
Computer ScienceClick Here
CommerceClick Here
ChemistryClick Here
BotanyClick Here
BiotechnologyClick Here
BiochemistryClick Here

Candidates can download RUPGCET 2020 Information brochure pdf here.

RUPGCET 2023 Admit Card

Rayalaseema University will release the RUPGCET 2023 Admit Card in online mode. Further details about the Hall Ticket  is given below:
  • Candidates can download the admit card from the official website.
  • Admit card will be released a week before the examination.
  • After downloading the hall ticket check whether all the information on the admit card is correct or not.
  • If any discrepancies are found, contact the official authority immediately.
  • Candidates should carry the RUPGCET admission ticket along with them to the examination hall else, they will not be allowed to sit for the exam.

RUPGCET 2023 Result

Rayalaseema University will release the RUPGCET 2023 Result by the last week of November 2023. Check further details below:

  • The result will be announced in online mode.
  • Candidates can download the RU-PG-CET scorecard through the official website of the university.
  • Qualified candidates will be called for the counselling round.
  • Rayalaseema University CET result contains many details such as the candidate's name, marks obtained, etc.


Rayalaseema University will release the RUPGCET 2023 merit list along with the rank cards in the last week of November 2023 tentatively.

  • Candidates will be included in the RUPGCET merit list 2023 based on their ranks, which will be prepared according to the entrance test result.
  • The merit list of RUPGCET will be different for different categories.
  • RUPGCET 2023 merit list draws out the list of all the qualified candidates in order of the marks scored in the examination.

RUPGCET 2023 Counselling 

Candidates whose name will appear on the merit list will have to appear for the certificate verification process of RUPGCET 2023 counselling.

  • Candidates have to produce their original documents in support of reservation and qualification during the counselling of RUPGCET 2023.
  • Candidates will be allotted a seat on their desired programs and colleges based on their ranks in the RUPGCET 2023 counselling.
  • The first phase of RUPGCET counselling 2023 will start from the last week of November 2023 tentatively.
  • Counselling will be held category wise according to the merit list released.

Documents required at the time of counselling.

Candidates have to bring the original documents for verification at the time of counselling.

  • Hall-Ticket Number of Qualifying Degree Examination. 
  • Percentage of marks and year of Passing of Qualifying Examination, if passed. 
  • Date of Birth as per SSC records. 
  • Caste in case of SC/ST/BC/EWS candidates. 
  • Parental Income 
  • Study certificate or Residence certificate issued by M.R.O or relevant certificate for proof of local status.

RUPGCET 2023 Exam Centres

Candidates have to mention the centre code and name of the test centre of their choice while filling the application form. If the number of candidates registered for any test is less than 200, in that case, the test will be held at Kurnool centre only. RUPGCET Exam centres are mentioned below:

  1. Kurnool
  2. Nandyal
  3. Adoni

If in case the number of applications is less than the number of seats available for any test, the university will not conduct the RUPGCET exam and admission will be done based on the marks in the qualifying degree.

RUPGCET 2023 Highlights

Check the basic information about the Rayalaseema University Postgraduate Common Entrance Test 2023 from the table given below:

Exam NameRayalaseema University Postgraduate Common Entrance Test
Exam LevelUniversity-Level
Conducting BodyRayalaseema University, Kurnool
RUPGCET Official Website
CoursesPostgraduate Courses

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About Rayalaseema University 

Rayalaseema University was established in 2008. The Postgraduate Centre at Kurnool was started by Sri Venkateswara University in 1977 to impart higher education especially to the rural youth of the backward District of Kurnool in the drought-prone region of Rayalaseema. Through RUPGCET candidates can take admission in postgraduate courses in various fields such as  Arts, Science, and Commerce courses offered at Rayalaseema University College, Kurnool, and in Colleges affiliated to RU.

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RUPGCET Important Dates

Form Date29 Mar - 27 Apr 2023 (Tentative)
Exam Date23 May 2023 (Tentative)

Rayalaseema University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

29 Mar 2023

Form End Date:

27 Apr 2023

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