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AP RCET 2018 Results Out, Only 5.46% of Candidates Qualify for M.Phil and Ph.D Interviews

Published: | October 08, 2018
AP RCET 2018 Results Out, Only 5.46% of Candidates Qualify for M.Phil and Ph.D Interviews

AP RCET 2018 results have been announced by AP HRD Minister, Mr. Ganta Srinivasa Rao. Only 1,116 candidates out of 24,000 applicants cleared the written test and secured eligibility for M.Phil and Ph.D interviews.

AP RECT 2018 results have been released by AP HRD Minister, Mr. Ganta Srinivasa Rao. AP RECT 2018 was conducted for M.Phil and Ph.D. admissions in the universities across the state (only government). However, only 5.46% of candidates cleared AP RCET 2018, and the pass percentage is very low. Out of 24,000 candidates appeared for entrance test, only 1,116 cleared the test and secured eligibility for M.Phil and Ph.D. interviews. Due to the poor pass percentage, the state government reduced the qualifying marks by 5% for all categories. The interviews will carry a weightage of 20 marks, and the interview process will be conducted by the respective state universities individually.

AP RCET 2018 Results

Candidates who have appeared for AP RCET 2018 can check the AP RCET 2018 results here -

About AP RCET 2018

Andhra Pradesh State Council for Higher Education (APSCHE) has assigned the responsibility of conducting AP RCET 2018 (Research Common Entrance Test) to Andhra University. This is for the first time that Andhra Pradesh is conducting a common entrance test for the admission to M.Phil and Ph.D. courses. Candidates who qualify the entrance test will be eligible for admission to research courses in all the universities across the state.

The entrance test is being conducted to fill 500 M.Phil and 2,400 Ph.D. seats in various universities across the state. Andhra University will conduct AP RCET 2018 in 73 subjects.

AP RCET Eligibility Criteria 2018:

  • Aspiring candidates with zeal to pursue research must note that Master’s degree is the minimum qualification to register for AP RCET 2018. The applicants must have at least 55% of marks in PG to be eligible for the entrance test.
  • Candidates with a professional degree that is equivalent to Master’s degree are also eligible to appear for AP RCET 2018.

AP RECT 2018 Application Fee 2018:

Name of the Category

AP RCET Application Fee 2018

BC and General

Rs. 1,400


Rs. 1,000

Also Read: Central University of Andhra Pradesh Admissions Open Now

Candidates can visit the official website of AP SCHE/ Andhra University to submit the online application form for AP RCET 2018.

AP RCET Exam Pattern 2018:

  • AP RCET 2018 is a computer-based exam (online exam).
  • AP RCET is conducted for 180 marks.
  • The exam is divided into Part – A and Part –B
  • Part – A of the RCET 2018 exam will be conducted for 90 marks and the topics covered will include ‘Teaching and Research Aptitude’.
  • Part – B of the RCET 2018 exam will be conducted for 90 marks and it will cover the specific subject opted by the candidates.
  • Each question carries one mark, while there is a negative mark of 1/6 for each wrong answer.

AP RCET Selection Process 2018:

  • Candidates who clear the entrance test will be called for Viva-Voce/ interview by the concerned university and department.
  • The interview is conducted for 20 marks.
  • The final selection will be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in entrance test and interview.

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AP RCET Important Dates 2018:



Issue of AP RCET 2018 official notification

June 30, 2018

AP RCET 2018 online application process commencement

July 07, 2018

AP RCET 2018 last date to apply

August 06, 2018

Application submission last date with a late fee of Rs. 2,000

August 11, 2018

AP RCET Hall Tickets 2018

August 16, 2018

AP RECT 2018 exam dates

August 22 to August 24, 2018

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