AUCET 2020: Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Centres, Admit Card, Pattern, Result

Exam Date : August 7, 2020 To August 9, 2020

AUCET 2020 Application Form, Dates, Registration, Syllabus, Pattern, and Results

Latest Update: Andhra University in its latest notification on June 3, 2020 has announced that the AUCET 2020 will be held from August 7, 2020 to August 9, 2020. The application process for the same will end on July 5, 2020. Register for AUCET 2020 now.


What is AUCET?

  • About AUCET: Andhra University Common Entrance Test [AUCET] is a State Level Entrance Test conducted by Andhra University for admission into various postgraduate fields such as Engineering, Arts, Science, Education, Commerce, and Law.
  • About Andhra University: Andhra University was established in the year 1926. The university offers admission in 28 postgraduate Engineering programmes, one MCA and three M.Sc. programmes. All the departments run PhD programmes in research.
  • Conducting Body: Andhra University (AU), located in Visakhapatnam, India conducts AUCET every year.
  • Level: AUCET is a State Level Entrance Test which is conducted by Andhra University.
  • Exam Date: AUCET 2020 will be conducted on August 7, 2020 (Tentative) through offline i.e. Pen and Paper-based Test (PBT).
  • Courses Offered: AUCET offers admission in postgraduate fields such as Engineering (ME, M.Tech), Arts (MA, MFA), Science (M.Sc, M.Lib.I.Sc), Education (M.P.Ed), Commerce (M.Com), and Law (LLM).

AUCET 2020 Highlights

Exam Name Andhra University Common Entrance Test
Acronym AUCET
Conducting body Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
Level State
Category Postgraduate (PG)
Exam Date August 7, 2020 (Tentative)
Mode Offline i.e. Pen and Paper-based Test (PBT)
Medium English
Duration 90 minutes
Official Website
Helpline Number 0891-2573441

AUCET 2020 Exam Dates

The schedule set by Andhra University for AUCET 2020 is as mentioned below. Please note that these dates though confirmed by the official authority are subject to changes based on events that may occur.

Important Events/ Schedules Exam Dates
Application Form Start Date June 6, 2020
Application Form Last Date July 5, 2020
Late Date to Submit Application Form with INR 1000 Fine July 10, 2020
Application Correction Window July 15 to July 17, 2020
Admit Card Availability July 25, 2020
AUCET Date August 7, 2020
Results Announcement To be announced
Commencement of Counselling To be announced

AUCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

  • Education: The candidates must have passed a Bachelor's Degree in the relevant stream with a minimum of 50% marks for general category and 45% for SC/ ST category candidates.
  • Age Limit: There is no upper age limit to apply for AUCET.
  • Nationality & Domicile: Candidates must be a citizen of India. Candidate should belong to the Andhra Pradesh state and must hold valid proof of the state’s residency as subsequently amended in the Andhra Pradesh State, Educational Institutions 1974.
Education Passed Bachelor's Degree
Age Limit No Age Limit

AUCET 2020 Application Form

  • Registration Date: Application Form will be available on the official website of Andhra University from June 6, 2020 and the last date to submit the Application Form will be on July 5, 2020.
  • Registration Fee: The candidates have to pay a registration fee of INR 500 for SC/ST/ PHC and INR 600 for all the other category candidates while filling the Application Form.
  • Payment Mode: Candidates can pay the Application Fee online (Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card) and offline (Andhra Bank).
Application Mode Online
Registration Fee INR 500 for SC/ ST/ PHC INR 600 for other categories

AUCET 2020 Exam Centres

  • Centre: AUCET 2020 will be conducted in 8 major cities in Andhra Pradesh.
  • Choice of Centre: Candidate should mention the Centre Code and Name of his/ her choice of Test Centre in Online Application Form.
  • Change of Centre: Requests for change of Test Centre and Subject opted by the candidate in the Application Form will not be considered under any circumstances.
  • Note: When the number of registered candidates for any test is below 200, the test will be conducted at Visakhapatnam centre only.
S.No. Exam Centre Cities
1 Eluru
2 Guntur
3 Kakinada
4 Rajahmundry
5 Srikakulam
6 Vijayawada
7 Visakhapatnam
8 Vizianagaram

AUCET 2020 Admit Card

  • Availability: AUCET 2020 Admit Card will be available on the official website from July 25, 2020.
  • Download: Candidates should download the Hall-Tickets from the University website: or
  • ID Proof: Candidate must carry any government ID proof such as Voter ID, PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, Passport along with the Admit Card.
  • Note: The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the admit card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination.

AUCET 2020 Exam Pattern

  • Mode: AUCET 2020 will be conducted offline i.e. Pen & Paper-based Test (PBT) on August 7, 2020.
  • Question Type: The question paper will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
  • No. of Questions & Topics: AUCET 2020 will consist of 100 questions in total which comprise of the topic from Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Geology, English, Physical Sciences, and Humanities and Social Sciences etc.
  • Duration: The time given to complete the examination will be 90 minutes.
  • Marking Scheme: One mark will be awarded for every correct answer and there is no negative marking.
  • Medium: The question paper will be in English.
Mode Offline i.e. Pen & Paper-based Test (PBT)
Question Type Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)
Duration 90 minutes
Total Marks 100
Marking Scheme 1 mark for the correct answer and no negative marking
Medium English

AUCET 2020 Result

  • AUCET Result: Result will be declared on the official website for all category candidates based on qualified marks.
  • Scorecard: Candidates have to download Rank Card from the website only.
  • Ranking: All candidates appearing for the Entrance Test will be awarded AUCET 2020 test-wise Ranks as per marks secured in the test appeared.
  • Tie Breaking: In case of a tie between candidates securing the same mark in a test, the order of merit will be decided on the basis of the date of birth of the candidate with priority to the older candidate.
  • Revaluation: There is no provision for revaluation or personal verification of the OMR answer sheet.

AUCET 2020 Counselling

  • Counselling: Candidates who clear the AUCET 2020 will be called for the counselling process.
  • Cut-off: Candidates who score more than or equal to the stated cut off will be called for the counselling process.
  • Registration: Candidates have to register on the official website for counselling.
  • Time Slot: Candidates will be allotted date and time slot for counselling category wise.
  • Merit: Candidates will be allotted colleges on merit cum preference basis.
  • Admission Fee: To confirm admission in a college and course of their choice, candidates must pay the admission fee within the stipulated time limit.

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Msc human genetics, batch of 2018
27 Sep 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

There is an entrance exam which is conducted by the University - AUCET (Andhra University Common Entrance Test) based on the exam the seat should be allotted in different branches. There is no negative marking.

AUCET Lifesciences: cutoffs are based upon category wise ST /Sc - 40% General -60%

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Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2012
30 May 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

They consider highest marks in intermediate I took AUCET entrance. There are no cut off marks.

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B.Sc(microbiology) in Aditya degree college for women, batch of 2017
22 Jun 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The eligibility criteria to get into Indian Institute of Management is to pass class 12
  • AUCET examination score is taken into consideration for admission on campus

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Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2015
24 Sep 2016
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • 2 ways of admission one through EAMCET and other through AUCET. 12th pass with 60 percentage is the eligibility criteria.
  • EAMCET entrance exam is required

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