ANU PGCET 2020 Exam Pattern

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 31 Oct, 2019 11:49

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Exam Pattern of ANU PGCET 2020

ANU PGCET(Acharya Nagarjuna University Post Graduate Common Entrance) is a common entrance exam conducted for admission in PG Courses available at the university and its affiliated colleges. The most important step for the candidates who are applying for this state level entrance exam is to know all important details like eligibility, selection process, chances for selection and other requirements. Aspirants will have to check the exam pattern of ANU PGCET 2020 so that they can plan exam preparation accordingly. Checking the ANU PGCET 2020 exam pattern allows the candidates to know the marking scheme which also helps them while calculating the scores or verifying the scores through ANU PGCET answer key. 

As per the marking scheme of ANU PGCET 2020 decided by the Acharya Nagarjuna University, about 100 questions will be asked in the exam that must be answered in 90 minutes. All the questions carry equal marks. The exam will be conducted online (computer-based) and offline (pen and paper-based) so the candidates may appear for any mode. Besides this, candidates may answer the questions either in English or in the Telugu language. The detailed exam pattern of the ANU PGCET entrance exam is mentioned below, candidates may take a quick look. It is recommended that the candidates must go through each topic mentioned in the syllabus of ANU PGCET. The exam pattern and marking scheme will remain the same for all the subjects available at the university. 

Highlights of ANU PGCET 2020 Exam Pattern

  • There will be a total of 100 questions available in each set of exam for all the subjects.

  • One mark will be awarded to candidates for each correct answer. 

  • ANU PGECT 2020 will have no negative marking. 

  • The exam will have  Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

  • The exam will be conducted in English as well as the Telugu language. 

  • The duration of the exam is 1hr 30 minutes.

  • ANUPGCET will be conducted in offline and online mode



Mode of Examination

Offline (Pen and Paper-Based) and Online (Computer-Based)

Number of Questions


Type of Questions


Languages of Question Paper

English and Telugu

Mark for each correct answer


Negative Marking

0 for each incorrect answer 

What's New in ANU PGCET Exam Pattern 2020?

There are no changes in the exam pattern of ANUPGCET 2020 exam in comparison to the previous year. Candidates may go through the marking scheme and other details decided for the previous year and may then plan their preparation accordingly.

How to Answer Questions in ANU PGCET Exam 2020?

All the questions asked in the ANU PGCET exam hold equal priority so the candidates may follow any order according to their choice. Candidates who are getting confused for some questions or are not confident while answering it must try to answer the question as there is no negative marking. Apart from this, candidates must try to answer the easiest question first and then they can save time for the hard ones and lengthy ones.

ANU PGCET Marking Scheme 2020

ANU PGCET 2020 marking scheme will be decided by Acharya Nagarjuna University. The marking scheme will remain the same for all the subjects. As per the university, one mark will be awarded for each correct attempt while no mark will be deducted for the incorrect attempt. Candidates must note that there will be no changes in the marking scheme for online mode as well as offline mode of the entrance exam. Candidates may go through the table provided below.

  • +1 Mark for each correct attempt.

  • 0 mark for the incorrect attempt (No Negative Marking).



Correct Attempt

+1 Mark

Incorrect Attempt

No negative mark

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Related Questions

Can you please tell me the ANU PGCET syllabus for microbiology ?

-Sushmika veeravalliUpdated on July 02, 2020 08:18 AM
  • 1 Answer
Sakunth Kumar, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

Microbiology comes under Life Sciences paper of ANU PGCET 2020 exam. The exam is mostly based on the syllabus of UG or B.Sc course. You can click on the link below to download the PDF of the syllabus -

ANU PGCET Life Sciences Syllabus 


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