Vikrama Simhapuri University Post Graduate Common Entrance Tests – VSU PGCET 2016
Applications are invited for admission into various post graduate courses ( M.A., M.Sc., M.Com., M.S.W. and M.Ed. ) offered by Vikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore at its constituent and affiliated colleges during the academic year 2016-17.
The admissions into the above courses are through the Post Graduate Common Entrance Tests conducted by Vikrama Simhapuri University, VSU PGCET 2016.
Admissions into 5 year Integrated courses & Diploma courses will be based on the marks obtained qualifying examination. No Entrance Tests For 5 Year Integrated & Diploma Courses.
The courses offered are of two years duration (4 semesters), except the following.
- Integrated Courses in M.Sc (Biotechnology) / M.Sc (Food Technology) and MBA (Business Management) which are of 5 years duration,
- Diploma in Journalism, Diploma in Translation are of one year duration
- Diploma in Aquaculture is of 6 months duration
VSU PGCET Eligibility
- The candidate should have passed the qualifying examination from a recognized University.
- For admission into M.A. Economics, English, Political Science & Public Administration, Telugu, M.Sc. Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics/Applied Mathematics, Physics, Statistics and Zoology (where the concerned subject is compulsory in the degree), the candidate should have at least 40% marks in the concerned subject.
- For admission into any other course, the candidate should have at least 40% aggregate marks in the group subjects.
- For admission into M.Ed., the aggregate marks in B.Ed. should be at least 50% and the aggregate marks in degree/PG should be at least 45%.
- Pass is sufficient for SC / ST candidates for admission into any course.
- A candidate who has already passed the qualifying examination or who has appeared / is appearing for the final year annual examination in 2016 is eligible to apply.
- Supplementary candidates of 2016 are not eligible for admission during 2016-17.
Eligibility Criteria for different courses
The eligibility criteria for admission into each course along with the entrance test one has to qualify, are given below.
|M.Sc. Biochemistry||B.Sc. with Chemistry/ Biochemistry and one biology subject||101-Biochemistry|
|M.Sc. Biotechnology||B.Sc. with Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biochemistry and one biology subject or B.Tech. Biotechnology or
|M.Sc. Botany||B.Sc. with Botany and Chemistry / Biochemistry||103-Botany|
|M.Sc. Organic Chemistry / M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry||B.Sc. with Chemistry / Industrial Chemistry and any two science subjects||104-Chemistry|
|M.Sc. Human Nutrition & Nutraceutical Chemistry||B.Sc. with Chemistry and one Biology subject||Seats are distributed for candidates qualified in Biochemistry, Botany, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Microbiology,and Zoology tests|
|M.Sc. Computer Science||B.Sc. Computer Science / B.C.A. / B.A. Computer Applications / B.Com. Computer Applications / B.Sc. Computer Applications / B.Sc. Mathematics combination / B.A. Mathematics combination or
any degree equivalent to B.Sc. Computer Science.
|M.Sc. Food Technology||B.Sc. Home Science or
B.Sc. with any of the following: Biochemistry / Chemistry / Microbiology / Aquaculture / Fishery Science / Zoology / Botany / Biotechnology / Horticulture or
B.Sc. (Ag.) / B.V.Sc. or
B.Tech. with Food Technology / Dairying
|M.Sc. Marine Biology||B.Sc. with any one biology subject||107-Marine BiologyUnfilled seats will be filled with candidates qualified in Biotechnology/ Zoology test|
M.Sc. Applied Mathematics
|B.A./ B.Sc. with Mathematics||108-Mathematics|
|M.Sc. Physics||B.Sc. with Physics and Mathematics||109-Physics|
|M.Sc. Statistics with Computer Applications||B.A. / B.Sc. with Statistics and Mathematics||110-Statistics|
|M.Sc. Zoology||B.Sc. with Zoology||111-Zoology|
|M.Sc. Microbiology||B.Sc. with Microbiology / Chemistry and any two Biology subjects or
B.Sc. with Microbiology and Computer Science/Computer Applications
M.Com. (Banking & Finance)
|B.Com. or B.A. with Accountancy, Statistics and Mathematics / Commerce / Economics / Computer Applications or B.B.A. or B.Sc. with Mathematics, Accountancy and Computer Science||201-Commerce|
|M.Com. ( Financial Management )||B.Com. General / Computers orB.A with AES group or B.B.M.||201-Commerce|
|M.A. Economics||B.A. with Economics||202-Economics|
|M.A. English||Any graduate with English in Part I or Part II||204-English|
|M.A. Political Science and Public Administration||B.A. with Political Science / Public Administration||205-Political Science & Public Administration|
|M.S.W. (Master of Social Work)||B.A. with Social Work / Sociology / Psychology (20 seats) or Any graduate (10
M.A. Corporate Telugu
|Any graduate with Telugu in Part I or Part II or B. A. Oriental Learning in Telugu||207-Telugu|
|5 Year Integrated M.Sc Biotechnology *||Intermediate (10+2) or equivalent with Biology, Physics, Chemistry||301-Integrated Biotechnology|
|5 Year Integrated M.Sc Food Technology*||Intermediate (10+2) or equivalent with Biology, Physics, Chemistry||302-Integrated Food Technology|
|5 Year Integrated Master of Business Administration*||Intermediate (10+2) or equivalent||303-Integrated Business Administration|
|Diploma in Aquaculture*||A pass in Higher Secondary / Intermediate (10+2) Scheme with Biology as one of the subjects or equivalent qualification.||401-Aquaculture|
|Diploma in Journalism*||Graduates of any stream and 2 years experience in Media / Communication
organizations in any of the positions (Script Writer / Reporter / Sub Editor / Photographer / Technical Assistant/ PRO etc..
|Diploma in Translation*||Any graduate from a recognized university Meidum of Instruction: TELUGU||403-Translation|
VSU PGCET Exam Pattern
The VSU PGCET Entrance test will be of 90 minutes duration and the question paper consists of 100 multiple choice type questions. Each question carries one mark and there is no negative mark for wrong answer. The VSU PGCET syllabus of each test consists of Section A for 30 marks, Section B for 30 marks and Section C for 40 marks. The VSU PGCET test papers for English and Computer Science will be in English; Telugu test will be in Telugu. For all other tests, the question papers will be in both English and Telugu.
The minimum mark for qualifying in the entrance test is 25. However, for SC / ST candidates there is no minimum qualifying mark.
VSU PGCET Test Center
VSU PGCET Entrance tests will be conducted only at V S University College, Nellore.
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VSU PGCET Syllabus
In most cases, syllabi prescribed for the entrance tests relate to the common core First year syllabus of 2013-14, Second year syllabus of 2014-15 and Third year syllabus of 2015-16 as followed in Vikrama Simhapuri University.
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VSU PGCET Hall Ticket
VSU PGCET Hall tickets will not be sent by post. Candidates have to download the VSU PGCET hall tickets from the website www.vsupgcet.in by entering the application number given in the student copy of the Registration form, one week before the commencement of the VSU PGCET 2016 tests.
VSU PGCET 2016 hall ticket is to be preserved carefully and produced at the time of admission.
VSU PGCET Application Form
The VSU PGCET application should be submitted through online only at the website www.vsupgcet.in by registering the name and other details.
A Separate registration is not required for each Test. The Candidate can apply more than one test in single registration. Such candidates have to pay the applicable fee depend upon the tests selected. ( 400/- for each test ).
The VSU PGCET online application form will be available on the websites www.vsupgcet.in from 09th April, 2016 onwards. The payment of registration and processing fee 400/- should be made either by SBI generated challan or by online payment gateway ( like credit / debit card / Net banking ).
Bank Charges applicable as per the payment option selected by the applicant. E-challan is generated after submitting the personal details through Online payment Link. The fee paid by the applicant is non-refundable. The system generated Application number is displayed for future reference.
The last date for payment of challan -
- VSU PGCET Application Fee 400/- : 30th April, 2016
- with Late fee of 900/- : 07th May, 2016
- with Tatkal fee of 1400/- : 11th May, 2016
The print out of the VSU PGCET application along with necessary Xerox copies certificates should be submitted either in person or by Registered post or by SPEED POST so as to reach on or before 12th May, 2016, 5 P.M., in the office of
Convenor, VSU PGCET – 2016,
23-3-208, Sodhan Nagar,
Near APSRTC Bus Stand,
Nellore – 524003.
VSU PGCET Important Dates
|Commencement of uploading / submission of Online applications||09th April, 2016|
|Last date for submission of Online applications
Application Fee 400/-
|30th April, 2016|
|Last date for submission of Online applications with Late fee of 900/-
( Application Fee 400/- + Late Fee 500/-)
|07th May, 2016|
|Last date for submission of Online applications with Tatkal fee of 1400/-
( Application Fee 400/-+Tatkal Fee 1000/- )
|11th May, 2016|
|Last date for submission of print out of the application in VSU PGCET office||12th May, 2016|
|Downloading VSU PGCET Hall Tickets from website||16th May, 2016 onwards|
|Tentative Schedule for the VSU PGCET Entrance Tests||24th, 25th, 26th & 27th May, 2016|
|Releasing of VSU PGCET Results||31st May, 2016|
|Schedule for Certificates Verification and exercising options for Phase I Counseling of Admission process||15th June, 2016 onwards|
|Last date for Cancellation of VSU PGCET Admissions||25th June, 2016|
|Phase II Counseling for VSU PGCET Admissions starts||27th June, 2016 onwards|
|Closing of VSU PGCET Admissions||15th July, 2016|
|Class work commences on||01st July, 2016|
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VSU PGCET Result
VSU PGCET Rank cards shall be downloaded from the website www.vsupgcet.in after the publication of VSU PGCET 2016 results. VSU PGCET Rank cards will not be sent by post, The rank obtained in VSU PGCET 2016 is valid for admission for the academic year 2016 – 17 only.
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VSU Contact Address
Vikrama Simhapuri University,
23-3-208, Sodhan Nagar,
Near APSRTC Bus Stand,
Nellore – 524003.
Phone : 0861-2352300,
Email : email@example.com,
Website : www.vsupgcet.in.
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