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Acharya Nagarjuna University was set up on September 11th, 1976 and is named after a great Buddhist philosopher, Acharya Nagarjuna. The university has more than 450 affiliated colleges in Krishna, Guntur and Prakasam Districts of Andhra Pradesh. In order to apply for MBA admissions at Acharya Nagarjuna University, you need to appear for the AP ICET entrance exam. This article covers all aspects of Acharya Nagarjuna MBA admissions 2020 such as the eligibility criteria, intake, counselling etc.
Acharya Nagarjuna University MBA Course Duration and Intake
MBA is one of the most popular courses offered at Acharya Nagarjuna University. Candidates can refer to the following table for MBA course duration and intake at Acharya Nagarjuna University:
MBA (International Business)
MBA (Hospital Administration)
Acharya Nagarjuna University MBA Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria to get admission in the MBA course at Acharya Nagarjuna University:
Must be in final year bachelor’s degree or hold a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university
Must have a valid AP ICET rank card
There is no age limit to apply for AP ICET
Must have a minimum of 50% marks in the qualifying examination, 45% for reserved categories
Acharya Nagarjuna University MBA Fee Structure
Candidates can refer to the following table for Acharya Nagarjuna University MBA fee structure:
Acharya Nagarjuna University MBA Selection Process 2020
Admission for MBA course at Acharya Nagarjuna University is based on AP ICET. APICET is Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET). It is a test which is conducted for admission in MBA courses at various Andhra Pradesh colleges/universities. The test is conducted by Shri Venkateshwara University. Following is the selection process for Acharya Nagarjuna University MBA admission:
Appear for AP ICET: Candidates who want to take admission in MBA at Acharya Nagarjuna University must first appear for AP ICET 2020. Candidates must visit the online official website of Acharaya Nagarjuna University and fill in the application form, upload the required documents and pay the application fees. Refer to the following table for AP ICET 2020 important dates:
Application Start Date
Last week of February 2020
Application Deadline (without Late fees)
Last week of March 2020
Application Deadline (without Late fees of 2000/)
First week of April 2020
Release of Hall Ticket
Third week of April 2020
Commencement of Examination
Last week of April 2020
Announcement of Results
First week of May 2020
The application fees for AP ICET is Rs. 550/-
Attend AP ICET Counselling Process: Multiple rounds of AP ICET counselling are conducted to allot a seat in one of the colleges. Only those candidates who have a valid rank in the AP ICET are eligible to attend AP ICET counselling process. A candidate can attend the next phase of APICET counselling if he/she is not allotted a seat in the previous phase. Usually, the counselling process of AP ICET begins in July.
To attend the counselling process, candidates must first log in to AP ICET official website. After logging in to the AP ICET official website. candidates must pay the processing fees, book the slots and attend certificate verification process. The candidate who wants to take admission in Acharya Nagarjuna University MBA must select this college at the time of registration for the counselling process.
The processing fees for AP ICET is as follows:
Seat Allotment: Once the document verification is done at the AP ICET Counselling centre, a seat is allotted in the college of choice based on the rank and seat availability.
Acharya Nagarjuna University has four decades of existence. It offers post-graduate education in 47 courses besides post-graduate courses in affiliated colleges. There are more than 450 affiliated colleges in Krishna, Guntur and Prakasam Districts of Andhra Pradesh. The university is renowned for its international exchange programs. Apart from the main campus, the university also has two campuses in Nuzvid, Krishna District and Ongole, Prakasam District. About 44 courses are offered at these three locations.