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Allahabad University M.Sc, M.Tech, MA and M.Com Admissions 2018

Updated On: JUN 13TH, 2017

Allahabad University, established on 23rd September  1887, is the fourth oldest university in India. Allahabad University currently offers bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees in various specializations of science, art, commerce, management, computer application, and law.

The University conducts Post Graduate Admission Test (PGAT) 2017 a combined entrance test to offers admission in various courses such as:

  • M.A
  • M.Sc
  • M.Com.
  • M. Tech.
  • M.F.A.
  • M.P.A.
  • M.P.Ed.

Candidates seeking admission in PG course will be made through PGAT. Candidates can visit the official website of the university and can apply online by filling the application form.

Admission Process in Brief:

  • The entrance test will be conducted online.
  • The test will be divided into two sections namely Section A and Section B.
  • Section A will be common to all PGAT applicants and Section B will be based on the subject in which students wants to take admission.
  • Section A will be based on General Aptitude test that will be common to all disciplines of PGAT.
  • In Section B there will be a subject proficiency test.The test will be based on the subject in which candidates want to take admission.
  • Mode of Application

    Online & Offline Both

  • START DATE - END DATE

    04th Apr, 2018 - 25th May, 2018


Important Dates

MA , M.Sc , M.P.Ed , ME/M.Tech & M.Com
STATUSEVENTDATE
Last date of submission of Application Form 25th May, 2018

Eligibility

MA , M.Sc & M.Sc (Agriculture)

Eligibility For M.A. Course:

CoursesEligibility
M. A. (Ancient History, Medieval & Modern History, Philosophy, Political Science, Education, English Literature/ Language, Hindi, Mass Communication, Theatre & Film)Graduation Degree required for all specialization.
M. A. (Development Studies)Candidates must have 50% marks in 10th and 12th and 55% marks or equivalent grade Bachelor in Social Science/B.Com/ B.A. Economics/ B.Sc. (Agriculture)/ Bachelor in Development Studies.
M. A. (Sociology, Sanskrit, Urdu)B.A. Part III Examination or Candidates must have studied B.A. (Honours) degree in concern subjects.
M.A. (Economics)B.A. (Honours) Examination with the same subject or Candidates must have studied Mathematics/ Statistics/ Economics in B.A./B.Sc.
M. A. in Music (Vocal, Sitar, Tabla)Only female candidates are eligible on this subject. B.A. Part III Examination or the B.A. (Honours) Examination with the same subject in which admission is sought. Candidates who have passed the Sangeet Praveen/Alankar/Nipun Examination recognized by the University as equivalent to the B.A. Examination in Music are also eligible for admission to M.A. in Music
M. A. (Painting)B.A. Part III Examination or the B.A. (Honours) Examination with the same subject in which admission is sought as the main subject. B.F.A. (Four Year Course) or the B.V.A. (Four Year Course) is also eligible.
M. Mus. (Vocal, Sitar, Tabla)B.Mus. (Three year Course) Examination or the B.A. Part III Examination with Music as one of the subjects, or the B.A. (Honours) Examination with Music as the main subject, or the Sangeet Praveen/Alankar/Nipun (or similar) Examination recognized by the University as equivalent to the B.A. Examination in Music.

Eligibility for M.Sc.:

CourseEligibility
M.Sc ( Bio-Chemistry)B.Sc. Part III Examination with Chemistry/ Biochemistry as one subject and Botany/ Physiology/ Zoology/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Industrial Fish and Fisheries as the other subject, or the B.Sc. (Honours) Examination with Chemistry/ Biochemistry/ Botany/ Physiology/ Zoology/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology as the main/subsidiary subject (Chemistry/ Biochemistry being preferably the main subject), or the M.B.B.S. Examination are eligible but candidates who have passed the MBBS Examination are exempted from the Admission Test.
M. Sc. (Computer Science)1. A candidate who has passed B.Sc. (Three years degree course) with Mathematics and Physics/ Electronics/Computer Science/ Computer Maintenance/ Computer Applications as two of his/her optional subjects up to B.Sc. Part II level, or an equivalent degree from any recognized University/Institution, with an aggregate of at least 50% marks (for all categories) are eligible. 2. Honors course students with Mathematics as one of the subjects, securing an aggregate of at least 50 % marks (for all categories) are also eligible.
M. Sc. (Applied Geology)A candidate who has passed B.Sc. Three Year Degree Course, with any two of the following subjects up to B.Sc. Part II level is eligible, 1.Physics 2. Mathematics 3. Geology.
M. A. /M. Sc. (Mathematics, Defence Studies, Geography)B.A./B.Sc. (Honours) degree required in the same subject.
M. Sc. (Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics)Candidate must have a B.Sc. (Honours) degree with the same subject.
M. A./ M. Sc. (Anthropology)Candidates must have studied B.A. Part III Examination with two subjects of the Social Science stream History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, Psychology, and Geography or the B.A./B.Sc. (Honours) Examination with Anthropology or a subject of the Social Sciences stream as the main subject, or the B.Sc./ B.Sc. (Honours)
M. A. /M. Sc. (Psychology)B.A. Part III Examination or the B.A. (Honours) Examination with the same subject in which admission is sought or has studied Psychology up to B. A. II. Those candidates who have passed B.Sc. with 60% or above marks, as well as candidates from Social Science discipline having Education / Philosophy / Geography / Political Science / Sociology / Social Anthropology / Economics as one of the subjects in B.A.-III Examination passed with 60% or above marks, are also eligible.
M. A. /M. Sc. (Statistics)B.A./B. Sc. Part III Examination or the B.A./B. Sc. (Honours) Examination with the same subject in which admission is sought. B.A./B.Sc. Part III Examination with Mathematics as a subject, with Statistics as a subject up to at least B.A./B.Sc. (Part II) Examination, or have passed the B.A. (Honours)/B.Sc. (Honours) Examination with Mathematics as the main subject and Statistics as a subsidiary subject.
M.Sc. (Material Science)Candidate should be B. Sc. with Physics or Chemistry as one subject in III years. He/She has Mathematics as one subject at least up to II year.
M.Sc. (Bioinformatics)Candidate must have passed in B.Sc. Examination of this University or any other University recognized by this University with the following combinations with 55% of the marks. 1. Zoology, Botany, Chemistry 2. Zoology, Chemistry, Biochemistry 3.Botany, Chemistry, Biochemistry 4.Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry 5.Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science 6. Mathematics, Physics, Statistics Those who have passed B.Sc. with Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biophysics, Biochemistry and Structural Biology, as one of the subjects can also apply. B.Sc. (Applied Science) students with at least 55% aggregate marks are also eligible to apply.
M.Sc. (Environmental Science)A candidate who has passed/ appeared in Bachelor’s degree (10+2+3 ) examination with science subject from a recognized University, and has secured not less than 50% marks in the aggregate, is eligible to apply for Admission to this course. Provided that requirement of a minimum of 50% marks is not applicable in case of SC/ST candidates.
M. Sc. (Textile and Apparel Designing)Candidate must have studied at least one course from B.Sc., B.A., B.Sc. (Home Science).
M. Sc. (Rural Technology and Development)Graduate in Agricultural/Biological Sciences.
M.Sc. in Agricultural Science (Agricultural Botany/ Agricultural Chemistry & Soil Science/Agricultural Zoology & Entomology)B.Sc. (Agriculture) Examination (Four-Year Course)

Eligibility For M.Com.:  Candidate must have studied B.Com./B.Sc./B.Sc. (Honours) .

Eligibility For M.F.A.:

  • B.F.A degree course with Applied Arts, Sculpture, Graphics, Textile Design and Painting with the specialized area from a recognized University or equivalent examinations thereto with 55% marks in aggregate.
  • Candidate not of more than 27 years of age shall be eligible to apply for admission to the First Semester of M.FA Degree.
  • Candidates who have to their credit BFA in Painting, with Graphic or Textile of Allahabad University will be considered eligible for admission in Graphic/ Textile Design stream.

Eligibility For  M.Tech (Earth System Science):

  • Master’s degree in Physical Sciences/Mathematical Sciences/ Chemical Sciences/ Life Sciences/ Geosciences/ any cognate discipline or a B. Tech./B.E. with marks/CPI 55% marks/ 5.5 (on a 10 point scale) (50% for SC/ST candidates) for appearing in the entrance exam.
  • Candidates working in a research and development organization on a permanent basis in the field of Earth System/Cognate disciplines may be sponsored by his/ her employer for direct admission to the M. Tech. programme.

Eligibility For M.P.Ed.:

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.) Degree or equivalent. Or
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Health and Physical Education with at least 50% marks for General and 45% marks for SC/ST/ OBC candidates. Or
  • Those sports persons who have represented India in International Championship OR who have won positions during last three academic sessions in the National/ Intervarsity Championships, being listed in Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and Indian Olympic Association (IOA). The candidate should submit an original medical/fitness certificate through registered Government Medical Officer at the time of admission.

Note: An eligible candidate if she is married women Candidate,  shall be eligible to appear in Admission Test for M.P.Ed course. In case, a Women candidate gets pregnant and reaches the stage of expectance during the course, she will have to discontinue her studies for at least one academic year. She can join back a fresh from the beginning of the semester keeping the guidelines pertaining to the maximum duration of the course in mind


How To Apply

MA , M.Sc & M.Com

Candidates willing to take admission in PG course through PGAT, have to fill online application form.

  1. Registration: Candidates log on to the official website and select the desired program.
  2. Fill and Submit Application Form: Candidates have to fill their details such as name, address and other required information correctly in PGAT form.
  3. Submit Application Form:  After filling all the details Candidates have to submit their application form for PGAT test.
  4. Application Fees: Application fees for online PGAT test are given below:
CategoryTwo Subjects FeesThree Subjects FeesFour Subjects FeesFive Subjects Fees
General/OBC600/-900/-1200/-1500/-
SC/ST/PH300/-450/-600/-750/-

Note:

  • Candidate may apply for a maximum of five subjects based on his/ her eligibility.Candidates will be probided a computer at the time of entrance test.
  • Once the candidate submit application form , he/ she can not withdrawal  from Entrance.


Admission Process

MA , M.Sc & M.Com

University conducts combine admission test PGAT  for all above courses. The entire test will be 1 hour to 3 hours , based on subjects student wish to apply. Questions will cover 20% of Mathematics (Compulsary Section-1) and 80% of question paper from either Physics(Optional Section- 2) and Chemistry (Optional Section- 2) .Test Paper will be divided into two sections namely Section A and Section B.

Section A: There will be General Aptitude test that will be common to all disciplines of PGAT and having 40 questions. The questions will be based on General Awareness, Reasoning, Current Affairs, General Science, Quantitative Ability, General Hindi, and English.

Section B: In this section, there will be a proficiency test and that will be based on the subject in which student wants to take admission. There will be 35 questions from each subject.

Note: There will be negative marking for  each wrong answer, the candidate will be given -1 mark in common test  and -2  marks in the paper of each subject.


Reservation

Reservation will be followed as per the UGC Guidelines and Government of India Rules. SC/ST/OBC & PH candidates are required to attach the caste/relevant certificates.

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