Exam Date

To Be Announced

Application Date

2021-02 to 2021- 03

Result Date

Exam Description


ANU PGCET (Acharya Nagarjuna University Post Graduation Common Entrance Test)

ANUPGCET refers to Acharya Nagarjuna University Post Graduation Common Entrance Test. This is a state-level exam that is carried out once a year. The application process for ANU PGCET 2021 will be started in the last week of February 2021. The candidates after qualifying for the entrance exam can get admission to the various courses M.Tech., MDS, MCA, MBA, MD in the Acharya Nagarjuna University. The Acharya Nagarjuna University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (ANUPGCET) is a state-level entrance exam held by the Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU) in Guntur. Candidates will be admitted to the post-graduate courses offered at Acharya Nagarjuna University and its affiliated colleges in the state through this entrance examination. Candidates who want to take the ANUPGCET entrance exam must fill out an online application form that will be available on the University's official website. Candidates must meet the Acharya Nagarjuna University's eligibility requirements before filling out the application form.

The ANUPGCET is an offline exam with objective questions. ANUPGCET is a state-level examination for candidates interested in postgraduate courses in Sciences, Humanities & Social Science, Commerce, Education & Teaching, Languages, and other PG Diploma courses at Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU), Gunter, and its affiliated colleges in the state. The ANUPGCET is an offline (pen and paper) entrance exam that takes 90 minutes to complete. The ANUPGCET is an MCQ (multiple choice questions) exam with English and Telugu as the medium of instruction (For Telugu paper only).


Entrance Exam Highlights

Exam Acharya Nagarjuna University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (ANUPGCET 2021)
Organized by Acharya Nagarjuna University
Category University Level
Frequency Once a year
Official Website
Mode of Registration Online
Exam Mode Online Exam
Total Questions 100
Negative marking No
Languages English and Telegu


ANU PGCET 2021: Important Dates (Tentative)

Events Dates (Tentative)
ANU PGCET 2021 Application starting Feb-21
ANU PGCET 2021 Application ending date Mar-21
ANU PGCET 2021 Admit card Apr-21
ANU PGCET 2021 Exam Date -
ANU PGCET 2021 Result -


ANU PGCET 2021: Eligibility Criteria

The Acharya Nagarjuna University establishes the ANUPGCET eligibility requirements. Before registering for the ANUPGCET, applicants must make sure they meet the eligibility requirements. The exam conducting body establishes eligibility requirements in order to select the most eligible candidates for the ANUPGCET test. The eligibility requirements for and course vary depending on the degree that the applicants have earned. Candidates must review the ANUPGCET eligibility criteria, and only if they meet all of the requirements will they be allowed to take the test.

Academic requirement


  • Should have completed Bachelor’s degree with minimum  50% marks from a recognized University
  • Candidates appearing in the final year of the qualifying exam are also eligible



  • The Minimum age must be 21 years while there is no upper age restriction as such
  • The candidate should be of Indian nationality.
  • Candidates must belong only to the state of Telangana / Andhra Pradesh.


ANU PGCET 2021: Application Fee

Application fee can be paid online through debit card/ credit card/ net banking or in the form of challan at any branch of SBI.

Category Application Fee
General & OBC Candidates Rs.600
SC, ST and PH candidates Rs.500


ANU PGCET 2021: Exam Pattern

  • For all subjects, there will be a total of 100 questions in each set of exam.
  • Candidates will receive one mark for each correct answer.
  • There will be no negative marking in ANU PGECT 2020.
  • There will be multiple-choice questions on the test (MCQs).
  • The examination will be conducted in both English and Telugu.
  • The exam will last 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • The ANUPGCET will be kept both in an offline and online format.
Exam Mode Offline
Language English and Telegu
Duration 90 minutes
Type of Questions MCQs
Total Questions 100
Total marks 100
Marking Scheme 1 mark for each correct answer
No negative marking


ANUPGCET 2021: Exam Centers

  • Guntur
  • Ongole
  • Vijayawada
  • Rajamahendravaram
  • Visakhapatnam 


ANUPGCET 2021 Marking Scheme

The marking scheme for the ANU PGCET will be determined by Acharya Nagarjuna University. For all subjects, the marking scheme would be the same. According to the university, each correct attempt will receive one mark, while the incorrect attempt will receive no mark. Candidates should be aware that the grading scheme for both the online and offline versions of the entrance exam will remain unchanged. Candidates should look over the table below.

  • For each correct attempt, get a +1 bonus point.
  • For the incorrect attempt, will receive a score of 0 (No Negative Marking).


Steps to apply for the ANUPGCET 2021

The ANUPGCET application is only available online. In order to apply for the ANUPGCET, there are a few easy steps to take.

Step 1: Fill out an online application.

Candidates must go to the Acharya Nagarjuna University's official website. The ANU DOA's homepage will be shown. ANUPGCET applicants must click on the ANUPGCET connection. A new page with detailed instructions about the ANUPGCET 2020 will appear. Before clicking on the "Online Application," candidates must carefully read the directions. The form will appear on the screen after you click on "Online Application."

Step 2: Complete the application form

Candidates must choose their qualifying test and then complete the application process. The applicants would be required to fill out the examination's basic information or personal information. Candidates will be able to apply for the ANUPGCET form after filling it out. Following the submission of the form, a Reference ID Number and an Application Number will be sent via email or a text message to the registered mobile number.

Step 3: Make a payment for the application fee.

In order to apply for the ANUPGCET, applicants must use the Application Number and the Reference ID Number. The application fee must be paid using SBI E-Collect or a credit card or debit card. After paying the fee, applicants will receive a receipt, which they can save along with the application form for future reference.


Steps to get my ANU PGCET Admit Card 2021

In the pointers below, we've listed the steps in the following order:

  • Candidates can use the direct link given above to go to the ANU PGCET official website.
  • On the official website's homepage, there will be a connection to admit cards.
  • Candidates can go to the website and click on the connection.
  • A page will appear, requesting personal login information.
  • The respective admit cards will be shown on the screen once the candidates have submitted the necessary information.
  • It is recommended that candidates download their respective admit cards.
  • They should also print it out for future reference.


ANUPGCET Answer Key 2021

Candidates who took the ANUPGCET should search the ANUPGCET response key on Nagarjuna University's official website. Every year, Acharya Nagarjuna releases the results in the second week of May, but this year it was months late due to the exam being postponed due to Coronavirus. Candidates can download the ANUPGCET response key in PDF format from the official website. The ANUPGCET response key will be available for download, and candidates will be able to determine their likely ranking. Candidates may pose a problem if they disagree with a particular response. The exam organisers will investigate the situation and release the final response key.

Steps to get the ANUPGCET Answer Key

To access the ANUPGCET response key, you must follow a few simple steps. Candidates can use the following links to obtain the ANUPGCET response key:

  • Candidates can go to Nagarjuna University's official website.
  • Candidates can find a connection to “Notifications” on Nagarjuna University's home page.
  • Candidates must search for the “ANUPGCET Final Answer Key” on the internet.
  • Applicants can access the “ANUPGCET Final Answer Key” by clicking on the “ANUPGCET Final Answer Key” link, which will bring up a subject-by-subject PDF.
  • Candidates must save the pdf file to the system from which they can access the response key.


Steps to Download ANU PGCET Merit List 2021

Candidates who want to know how to get the ANU PGCET Merit list should follow the instructions below. Follow these measures to obtain the ANU PGCET Merit List from the university's official website:

  • Candidates must type into the address bar. to take them to the official exam website using google (or any other web browser they are using).
  • The link to the ANU PGCET 2020 Merit List will be available on the official website's home page.
  • CCandidates will be redirected to the Rank Card downloading page after clicking the link, which will ask them for their ANU PGCET admit card/hall ticket number and date of birth details.


Counselling for the ANUPGCET

The first phase of the ANUPGCET counselling process has been extended until November 27th for all candidates who passed the entrance exam. Candidates for admission to ANUPGCET will be chosen based on their performance in the entrance exam. Candidates must bring a variety of documents to the ANUPGCET counselling venue as part of the procedure.
The ANUPGCET results were released in the month of October 2020. Candidates were admitted based on their merits, and seats were assigned to them in different courses.


Required Documents for ANUPGCET Counseling

The following is a list of documents that will be needed for ANUPGCET eligible candidates during the counselling and seat allotment process:

  • Rank Card of the ANUPGCET
  • Hall Ticket for ANUPGCET
  • Certificate of eligibility (Original/Provisional)
  • Marksheet for a qualifying degree (Consolidated/3-year marks statement)
  • Certificate of completion of class XII (Intermediate certificate)
  • Certificate of Birth Date (Class Xth certificate etc)
  • Certificate of transfer
  • Certificates of conduct (from class IX to degree)
  • Certificates of Completion (from class IX to a degree)
  • Certificate in EWS group (if applicable)
  • certificate of residency (7 years prior to qualifying examination)
  • Certificate of Caste
  • Parents' income certificates
  • Certificates for NCC, Sports, People with Disabilities, and CAP
  • Certificate of migration (for candidates outside Acharya Nagarjuna University)
  • All of the documents mentioned above should be duplicated twice.