AUCET 2023: Exam Date, Admit Card, Syllabus

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Dec 28, 2023

AUCET 2023 Exam notifications will release soon on the official website. The AUCET 2023 exam is a state-level exam conducted by Andhra University. The important details regarding the exam are given for the candidates to know the exam better. Candidates are advised to visit the university website regularly to check the latest updates related to the exam.

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Andhra University Common Entrance Test (AUCET) is a state-level entrance test conducted by Andhra University for admission into various postgraduate programs in the fields such as Engineering, Arts, Science, Education, Commerce, and Law. Applicants who appear for the AUCET 2023 exam can apply for admission into courses to its affiliated colleges and the Dr. B.R Ambedkar University in Srikakulam based on the scores.

Interested candidates can apply for the AUCET exam by visiting the official website of the AUCET exam. The conducting body conducts the exam as 13 different types of tests for the following.

  • 27 Commerce and Arts Courses
  • 42 Science Courses
  • 2 Science Courses in AUCE(A)

The AUCET exam 2023 notifications will be out soon on its official website. Check the table below for exam highlights of AUCET 2023.

AUCET 2023 Exam Highlights
Exam Name AUCET
Full Form Andhra University Common Entrance Test
Conducting Body Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
Exam Level State
Exam Mode Offline, i.e, Pen and Paper-based Test (PBT)
Language English
Exam Duration 90 Minutes
Official Website
Helpdesk 0891-2573441

Courses Offered Through AUCET 2023

The university offers postgraduate programs in the fields of Law, Engineering, Commerce, Education, Arts and Science through the AUCET 2023 exam. The programs offered by the university are listed below.

Courses Offered Through AUCET 2023
Fields Courses
Engineering Master of Engineering (ME)
Master of Technology (M.Tech)
Arts Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Science Master of Science (M.Sc)
Master of Library Science (M.Lib.I.Sc)
Education M.P.Ed
Commerce Master of Commerce (M.Com)

AUCET 2023 Exam Dates

The AUCET 2023 exam dates will be soon released on the official website of Andhra University. The exam notification and the application form will be released simultaneously on the website. 

The schedule set by Andhra University for AUCET 2023 will be updated below. Please note that the official authority confirms these dates and is subject to change based on events that may occur.

AUCET 2023 Exam Dates
Events Dates
AUCET 2023 Application Form Start Date May 2023 (Tentative)
AUCET 2023 Application Form Last Date May 2023 (Tentative)
AUCET 2023 Admit Card May 2023 (Tentative)
AUCET 2023 Exam Date Jun 2023 (Tentative)
AUCET 2023 Results Jul 2023 (Tentative)
Commencement of Counselling of AUCET 2023 Aug 2023 (Tentative)

AUCET 2023 Eligibility

The candidates who intend to appear for the AUCET 2023 examination should check the AUCET eligibility criteria first. Candidates must fulfill the below criteria to be eligible to apply for the AUCET exam. 

Education: The candidates must have passed a bachelor's degree in the relevant stream with a minimum of 50% marks for the general category and 45% for SC/ ST category candidates.

Age Limit: There is no upper age limit to apply for AUCET. The maximum age to apply for fee reimbursement for reserved categories is 34 years and for EBC/ minorities/ disabled candidates is 30 years.

Nationality and Domicile: Candidates must be a citizen of India. Candidates 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.

AUCET 2023 Application Form

The application form will be available on the official website of Andhra University. Candidates should keep checking the official website for the latest updates related to the exam. Once the application form is out, the candidates must fill the application form at least a few days before the last date of the exam application. The steps to fill the application form online are given below. 

Step 1: Registration

The candidates must register themselves online as the first step to fill the application form of the AUCET application. Below are the steps to register online for the AUCET 2023 exam.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of Andhra University.
  • Step 2: Enter the correct details required.
  • Step 3: Click on the 'Register' button. 
  • Step 4: The candidate will receive an email on the registered email ID.
  • Step 5: Use the given credentials to log in.

Step 2: Fill Up the AUCET 2023 Application Form

Once the candidate has registered themselves successfully, the next step is to fill up the application form that will contain personal and educational information. Find below the steps to fill the AUCET 2023 application form.

  • Step 1: Click on the 'AUCET 2023 Application Form' link available on the official website.
  • Step 2: Fill in the personal and educational details.
  • Step 3: Candidates must select one of the security questions and answer it.
  • Step 4: Click on the 'Submit' button.
  • Step 5: Download the application form and take a printout for future reference.

Step 3: Uploading Images and Documents

Once the application form is complete, the candidates will be required to upload the scanned documents and photographs as per the instructions given on the website.

  • Passport size photographs in JPEG format in maximum size of 150 KB.
  • Candidate’s signature in size 150 KB maximum.
  • Migration Certificate
  • Class 10 Mark Sheet
  • Class 12 Mark Sheet.

Step 4: Application Fee Payment

The candidates must pay the application fee after filling up the application form and uploading all the required documents. The candidates can pay The AUCET 2023 application fee online. Find below some of the details regarding the AUCET 2023 registration fee.

Registration Fee: The candidates must 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).

AUCET 2023 Application Fee Payment Details
Application Mode Online
Registration Fee

INR 600 for Other Categories
INR 500 for SC/ ST/ PHC

Details Required to Fill AUCET 2023 Application Form

The applicants will be asked to fill in the following details at the time of application.

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Candidate’s Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY)
  • Candidate’s Mobile Number
  • Nationality
  • Valid Email ID
  • Year of Passing (Class 10 and 12)
  • Parent’s Name
  • Category (SC/ ST/ OBC/ General)
  • Aadhaar Card Number

Read More: AUCET 2023 Application Form

AUCET 2023 Admit Card

AUCET 2023 admit card will be available on the official website. Candidates should download the hall tickets from the university website. The candidates should check the AUCET 2023 admit card details such as spelling, address, and other credentials.

Steps to Download the AUCET 2023 Admit Card

The candidates can follow the steps given below to download the AUCET 2023 admit card.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of Andhra University.
  • Step 2: Click on the direct link to the admit card login page titled ‘AUCET 2023 Hall Tickets/ Admit Card Available’.
  • Step 3: Select the examination, enter the AUCET login credentials, then click on the 'Submit' button.
  • Step 4: Review the AUCET admit card as it appears, and download it.
  • Step 5: Take a printout of the AUCET admit card.

The AUCET admit card will be required during the verification round after the exam. Candidates should keep their AUCET admit card safe at least until enrolment. It is advised to print 2 to 3 physical copies of the admit card.

Details on the AUCET 2023 Admit Card

The candidates after downloading the admit card should carefully check their details on the admit card. Below are the details available on the admit card. In case of any discrepancy, candidates are advised to contact the authorities as soon as possible.

  • Applicants’ Name
  • Roll Number
  • Category
  • Photograph
  • Date of Birth
  • Date of Examination
  • Time of Examination
  • Examination Centre Details
  • Important Instructions to be followed on Exam Day.

Read More: AUCET 2023 Admit Card

AUCET 2023 Exam Centres

AUCET 2023 will be conducted in 8 major cities in Andhra Pradesh. The candidate should mention the centre code and their choice of test centre name in the online application form. 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 the Visakhapatnam centre only.

AUCET 2023 Exam Centres
Exam Centre Cities
Eluru Srikakulam
Guntur Vijayawada
Kakinada Visakhapatnam
Rajahmundry Vizianagaram

AUCET 2023 Exam Pattern

AUCET 2023 will be conducted offline i.e. pen and paper-based test (PBT). The candidates are advised to check the exam pattern before starting their preparation.

Exam Pattern Marking Scheme: The students will be given 1 mark for each correct answer. Candidates can attempt all the questions as there is no negative marking in the exam. For unattempted questions, no marks will be awarded.

Below are the details related to the AUCET exam pattern that will help candidates to understand the exam better.

AUCET 2023 Exam Pattern
Exam Mode  Offline i.e. Pen & Paper-based Test (PBT)
Question Type Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)
Exam Duration 90 Minutes
Total Marks 100
Marking Scheme 1 Mark for Correct Answer
No Negative Marking
Language English

AUCET 2023 Syllabus

The candidates who are eligible for the AUCET 2023 exam and have filled up their application form successfully should go through the AUCET syllabus. It is advised to make a list of the topics or print the syllabus. Keeping a copy of the syllabus handy will help candidates while studying for the exam.

Mentioned below is the subject-wise syllabus for AUCET 2023.

AUCET 2023 Syllabus
Subject Syllabus
AUCET Biology Syllabus 

Animal Science
Cell Biology
Ecology Environment and
Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering
Plant Science

AUCET Physics Syllabus

Electricity and Electronics Syllabus
Modern Physics Syllabus
Optics and Thermodynamics Syllabus
Mechanics and Oscillations

AUCET Humanities and Aptitude Syllabus

Current Affairs
General English
Numerical Ability

AUCET English Syllabus

Active And Passive Voice
Note Taking
One Word Substitutes
Phrasal Verbs Concord
Letter Writing
Phrases and Idioms
Reading Comprehension: Unknown Poem And Passage
Question Tags
Synonyms and Antonyms
Verb Patterns and Structures

AUCET Mathematics Syllabus 

Cones, Cylinders, And Conicoids
Differential Equations
Linear Algebra
Multiple Integrals and Vector Calculus
Real Numbers

AUCET Chemistry Syllabus

Inorganic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
Industrial Chemistry
General Chemistry

AUCET Geology Syllabus 

Indian Geology
Economic Geology
Physical Geology
Structural Geology

AUCET 2023 Reference Books

The candidates whowant to score well in the exam should refer to some books. The reference books helps candidates get their concept clear in a detailed manner, and also, many books contain practice sets for revision. It is advisable to study from at least two books as not all books cover syllabus topics. Candidates are advised to make a list of books they may require to prepare. Find below the list of books candidates can refer to.

AUCET 2023 Reference Books
Courses Book Name  Author/ Publications
B.Ed B.Ed Guide Bharti Sharma
B.Ed Entrance Exam Guide RPH Editorial Board
Physics Mathematical Physics HK Dass
Statistical Physics Reif
Mathematics Pedagogy of Mathematics BSP Raju and B.S Upadhyaya
Ultimate Guide To the Math Act Richard F Corn
Journalism and Mass Communication Master Guide for Journalism and Mass Communication Ramesh Publications
Mass Communication Journalism Entrance Examination of All India Universities Expert Compilations
Fundamentals of Mass Media and Communications Meena Devi
Commerce Management J S Chandan
Marketing Management Philip Kotler
General English Objective General English for Competitive Exams Disha Experts

AUCET 2023 Preparation Tips

The AUCET is a very competitive exam, and candidates must have a proper strategy to follow for the exam. The candidates should do thorough research related to the exam before preparing. Below are some tips that candidates can follow to strategize their study plans.

  • Go through the syllabus of AUCET 2023 before starting the preparation.
  • Know the exam pattern and marking scheme.
  • Candidates should refer to some preparation books for concept clarifications, practice, and revisions.
  • Candidates should solve the previous year’s question papers to understand the types of questions and level of difficulty of the exam.
  • The candidates should do time-based preparation. Try to solve questions on paper as per the examination time to practice time management.

AUCET Previous Year Question Paper

To understand the type of questions and exam difficulty level, it is essential to check the previous year’s question papers. Previous year’s question papers will help candidates segregate the topics of their syllabus that have been given more weightage and importance in the exam. Solving these questions as per the exam time will also prepare candidates for the actual examination.

AUCET 2023 Results

AUCET results will be declared on the official website as a merit list. For 2023, the results will most likely be declared a few weeks after the exam date. AUCET candidates must download rank cards from the website only. All candidates who appeared for the entrance test will be awarded AUCET 2023 test-wise ranks as per marks secured in the test.

How to Download AUCET 2023 Result?

The AUCET 2023 result will be uploaded on the official website. The candidate must download the scorecard online as it will not be available in any other mode. Below are the steps to download the AUCET result.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of Andhra University.
  • Step 2: Go to the 'Admission' section.
  • Step 3: Click on the 'AUCET' link that appeared on the page.
  • Step 4: The link will be directed to a new page and a login window will appear for the AUCET rank card and result. Enter the credentials.
  • Step 5: The AUCET rank card will appear on the screen, review it.
  • Step 6: Take a print of the AUCET rank card as it will be used in further processes.

Read More: AUCET 2023 Result

AUCET 2023 Cut Off

AUCET 2023 Cutoff will be stipulated by the authorities for the AUCET 2023 exam. There will not be any criteria for rounding the percentage to the nearest whole number. The candidates who score higher or equal to the given cut off percentage will be eligible for further process of admission.

AUCET 2023 Cut Off
Category Minimum Cut Off Percentage
General 50%
SC/ ST/ OBC 45%
PWD  40%

AUCET 2023 Counselling

AUCET 2023 Counselling dates will be announced soon on the official website. The candidates who clear the AUCET 2023 exam will be called for the counselling process. The counselling process will be online to ensure maximum social distancing. The candidates who scored more than or equal to the stated cut off will be called for the counselling process.

Candidates must register on the official website for counselling. AUCET counselling time slots will be allotted to the candidate's category-wise. Candidates will be allotted colleges on the AUCET merit cum preference basis.

AUCET Admission Fee: To confirm admission in a college and course of their choice, candidates must pay the admission fee within the stipulated time limit. If they fail to do so, their admission will get cancelled.

AUCET Counselling Dates 2023

AUCET 2023 counselling dates will be declared soon after the declaration of results on the university’s official website. The candidates must register themselves for the counselling process and upload their original documents for verification and also filling up their choice. The authorities will then release the seat allotment result.

Find below the important dates related to the AUCET 2023 counselling.

AUCET Counselling Dates 2023
Events Dates
Registration for Online Document Verification and Web Counselling Aug 2023 (Tentative)
Documents Upload  Aug 2023 (Tentative)
Edit/ Entry of Web Options Aug 2023 (Tentative)
Provisional Seat Allotment Aug 2023 (Tentative)
Fee Payment Aug 2023 (Tentative)

Read More: AUCET 2023 Counselling

AUCET 2023 Contact Details

The candidates if have any queries or complaints can always contact the authorities on their official contact details provided below. 

Andhra University
Vijayanagar Palace, Peda Waltair, Visakhapatnam
Andhra Pradesh, India - 530017.

Phone Number: 0891-2573441

Email ID:


How to apply for the AUCET 2021?

The application process for AUCET 2021 is completely online. Candidates should visit the official website to apply for the AUCET Exam.

How can I get my AUCET 2021 Admit Card?

The AUCET 2021 Admit Card will be released on the official website of AUCET Exam. Applicants who have applied to the AUCET Exam successfully and have submitted the application along with the fee of the application can go to the official website and download their AUCET Admit Card.

What is the duration of the AUCET 2021?

The AUCET Exam duration is of 1.5 hours i.e. 90 minutes

Is there any negative marking in AUCET Exam?

No. The AUCET Exam does not have negative marking as it does not have any penalty for wrong answers.

Is there any age limit for the AUCET Exam?

Yes. There is an age limit for the AUCET Exams. The age limit is 30 years for the general category and it is 34 for the reserved categories. Candidates should check the official website for more details.



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