APRCET Notification 2022 – Check Eligibility Criteria, Important Dates, and other Key Points!



APRCET 2022 Notification: Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test (APRCET) has come out with APRCET 2022 notification. It is going to be conducted by the Andhra Pradesh University for admission to M.Phil and Ph.D. courses (both full-time and part-time) in all research centers and recognized universities across the state. Andhra Pradesh University conducts the exam on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education. The exam is to be held in the month of October. The candidates can check the details of the selection process, eligibility criteria, etc of APRCET 2022 from the article below.

  • The exam will be conducted from 16th October 2022 to 19th October 2022.
  • It is a computer-based examination.
  • Read the full article to get all the information about ARPCET 2022 notification and other key points.

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APRCET 2022 Exam Overview

Before we start discussing APRCET 2022 notification in detail, let us have a brief overview of the exam.

Name of the examAPRCET 2022
CategoryEntrance Test
Date of Notification28th August 2022
Start of Online Registration1st September 2022
Late Date of Online Registration24th September 2022
Corrections in Online Submitted Applications10th October 2022 and 11th October 2022
Release of Admit Card13th October 2022
Date of Examination16th October 2022 to 19th October 2022
Declaration of Preliminary Answer Key17th October 2022 to 20th October 2022
Date for Raising Objections19th October 2022 to 22nd October 2022
Declaration of  Preliminary ResultTo be notified later
Date of InterviewTo be notified later
Official website https://sche.ap.gov.in/

APRCET 2022 Online Apply

APRCET 2022 online application starts on 1st September. Interested candidates should note down the steps to fill out the online application. The steps are as follows

  • First, visit the official website https://sche.ap.gov.in/RCET/
  • Go to AP RCET 2022 Application form.
  • Log in with your credentials
  • Submit the form
  • Make the payment
  • Take the printout of the application form.

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APRCET 2022 Application Fee

The candidates should be aware of the application fee. Here is the list of application fee category wise


APRCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Let’s have a look at the eligibility criteria mentioned in the APRCET 2022 Notification. The criteria are different for full-time and part-time candidates.

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Full-Time Candidate’s Eligibility Criteria for APRCET 2022

  • Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. program shall have a Master’s Degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-Point scale (or an equivalent grade on a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other stator in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50% or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/BC (non-creamy layer)/ Differently abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the University Grants Commission from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade on a point scale where the grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grave mark procedures.

Part-Time Candidate’s Eligibility Criteria for APRCET 2022

  • Applicants should qualify in PG from any recognized University. Aspirants should aggregate at least 55% of marks in all the subjects. For all Sc, ST, and PWD Aspirants have to secure 50% of marks in all the subjects.  Aspirants who are pursuing are also eligible for the AP RCET Admissions 2022. Aspirants of a foreign nation are also eligible for this admission in 2022.

APRCET 2022 Exam Centers

APRCET has provided a list of exam centers in the APRCET 2022 Notification. Candidates must choose from the given list

  • Srikakukalam
  • Viajayawada
  • Kadapa
  • Guntoor
  • Kurnool
  • Vizianangaram
  • Vishakhapatnam
  • Kakinada
  • Bhiimavaram
  • Ongole
  • Nellore
  • Tirupati
  • Anantapuram
  • Hyderabad

APRCET 2022 Vacancy

The candidates can opt for their colleges from the list given down below.

  • Acharya Nagarjuna University
  • Dr. BR Ambedkar University 
  • Vikrama Simhapuri University
  • Sri Krishnadevaraya University
  • Andhra University
  • Dravidian University
  • JNTU Anantapuram
  • JNTU Vizianagaram
  • JNTU Kakinada
  • Krishna University
  • Rayalseema University
  • Sri Padmavathi Mahila Vishvavidyalaya
  • Sri Venkateswara University
  • Yogi Vemana University
  • Adikavi Nannaya University
  • Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies

APRCET 2022 Exam Pattern

An entrance test shall be conducted for 180 marks. The Entrance Test consists of two parts, i.e., Part-A and Part-B. Part-A shall be the Teaching and Research Aptitude for 90 marks, whereas Part-B shall be the subject-specific for 90 marks. This is a multiple choice question-based exam. There is no negative mark for the wrong answer.

FAQs on APRCET 2022 Notification

What is the full form of APRCET?

The full form of APRCET is Andhra Pradesh Research Common Entrance Test.

What is the mode of application?

The mode of application is online only.

What is the date of examination?

The date of examination is from 16th October 2022 to 19th October 2022.

Is there any negative marking for wrong answer?

No, there is no negative marking in the examination.

Who will conduct the examination?

The examination would be conducted by the Andhra Pradesh University.