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Allahabad University PGAT 2021 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

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Megha Rohilla

University Data Specialist | Updated On -Jun 9, 2021

Allahabad University PGAT 2021 is conducted every year by the Allahabad University for admission to PG courses. Allahabad University PGAT 2021 will be conducted from May 2021 to June  2021 (tentatively). There will be 2 papers in Allahabad University PGAT 2021- Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 will be in online mode as well as offline mode, whereas Paper 2 will be in online mode only.

  • The question paper of the exam will be of 300 marks.
  • For M.A and M.Sc programs, the time duration of the examination is 3 hours (90 minutes for each program). Combined question booklets will be there for these programs.
  • For programs such as M.Com, M.A/M.Sc in Anthropology, M.Sc in Biochemistry, M.Sc in Agriculture Science, M.Sc in Computer Science and M.A in Mass Communication, the time duration of the examination is 2 hours.
  • Extra 15 minutes will be given to candidates when the invigilator will distribute the question booklets and answer sheets. Candidates need to fill the necessary information on their answer sheet during these 15 minutes.
  • Total 150 objective type questions will be asked in the examination.

Through this admission test, deserving candidates get admission to the various post graduate programs in the Allahabad University such as M.A, M.Sc and M.com. There are many post graduate programs that are offered by  Allahabad University.


Allahabad University 2021 Exam Pattern Highlights

Mode of Examination PGAT 1- Online and Offline PGAT 2- Online
Number of papers 1
Number of sections 2
Question paper type Multiple-choice questions
Total marks 300
Number of questions 150
Exam Duration 3 hours (for M.A and M.Sc programs) 2 hours (for other programs)
Exam Language English

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Allahabad University PGAT 2021 Exam Pattern in Detail

Allahabad University PGAT 2021 is classified into 2 groups. PGAT-I is for conventional subjects (List I to IV) whereas PGAT-II is for non-conventional/specified subjects (List V).

  • The question paper will be of 300 marks.
  • 150 MCQs (multiple choice questions) will be asked in the examination. 
  • For every accurate answer, candidates will get 2 marks.
  • For every wrong answer, 0.5 marks will be deducted.

Although there are various subjects, the pattern of the question paper is uniform. There will be 2 sections in the exam. Section A is the General Aptitude Test. It is common for all candidates appearing in the examination. The questions from this section will be based on general awareness, logical reasoning, quantitative ability, etc.

Section B is the Subject Proficiency Test. The questions from this section will be based on the particular subject in which candidates are seeking admission.

Allahabad University PGAT 2021 Marking Scheme

The marking scheme of Allahabad University PGAT 2021 is simple. The total marks of the examination is 300 marks. 150 questions will be asked in the examination. For every correct answer, candidates will obtain 2 marks. On the other hand, there is a negative marking of 0.5 for every wrong answer. Therefore, if candidates are not at all sure about any answer, they can skip it to avoid negative marking.

Allahabad University PGAT 2021 Syllabus

The question paper of the exam will cover the entire syllabus of B.Com/B.Sc/B.A in the subject they want to take admission. The detailed exam syllabus for some of the subjects of Allahabad University PGAT is listed below:

M.A in Ancient History

  • Indian Culture
  • Political History of India
  • Ancient Civilizations
  • Art and Archaeology

M.A in Economics

  • Part A-Macro Economics, Economic Theory, Money Banking & Public Finance, International Economics, Development and Planning
  • Part B-Indian Economy, Statistics, India’s Economic Policy

M.A in English Literature

  • Poetry
  • Prose and Fiction
  • Drama
  • Forms and Movements

M.Sc in Chemistry

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

M.Sc in Zoology

All topics studied in B.Sc Zoology

M.Sc in Physics

All topics studied in B.Sc Physics

M.Sc in Botany

All topics studied in B.Sc Botany

M.Sc in Computer Science

  • Section A- Mathematics (all topics studied in B.Sc Mathematics)
  • Section B- Physics/Computer Science (all topics studied in B.Sc Physics/Computer Science)

M.Sc in Applied Geology

  • Section A- Mathematics (all topics studied in B.Sc Mathematics)
  • Section B- Physics/Geology (all topics studied in B.Sc Geology)

M.A and M.Sc (Common to both streams)

  • Anthropology (Indian Anthropology, Prehistory)
  • Defence Studies (Art of Warfare, Technology and National Security, Indian Military History, Contemporary Study of War and peace, Strategic Thought)
  • Mathematics (all topics studied in B.Sc Mathematics)
  • Geography (all topics studied in B.Sc Geography)
  • Psychology (all topics studied in B.A Psychology)
  • Statistics (all topics studied in B.Sc Statistics)

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.

Comments


6 Comments
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karuna gupta
Sir botany or food technology mai dono mai kismai jyada scope h
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dummy

Dear Karuna Gupta

Greetings from Collegedunia. Both courses have their scope in their field. Botany or Food Technology specialization at Post Graduation is the best one in the Medical field to study. You can choose any one of these courses. For more details, kindly go through this link – Allahabad University PGAT 2020

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karuna gupta
Sir what is the syllabus of m.sc food technology in Allahabad university
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Karuna, syllabus for the concerned course can be checked from the official website of the university.
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shivangi singh
Sir m.a political science ka entrance exam ka syllabus bkya hoga
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Shivangi, you can check the syllabus of the entrance exam from the official website of the university. Usually, entrance exam consists of questions from previous academic degree and the subject in which you are applying for admission.
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siddharth dwivedi
Sir ,what is the syllbus for MA hindi entrance exam in Allahabad university
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shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Siddharth, syllabus of the entrance exam can be checked from the official website of the university. Generally, entrance exam consists of questions from previous academic degree and the subject for which you are applying.
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faisal khan
Wanna pursue Msc Zoology from reputed college.
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nishant tripathi
Sir 1 year ka gap ho rha Hai kitne number deduct honge
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akansha expert
Hi Nishant, Please contact to the Exam Authority to get the information about marks deduction.

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