ANUPGCET 2021 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Questions Pattern

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ANUPGCET 2021 is a state level exam that will be conducted by Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU), Gunter tentatively in 2nd week of May 2021. The exam is conducted once every academic year for candidates who have completed or are in the final year of graduation. As ANUPGCET (Acharya Nagarjuna University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test) is conducted for various subjects, each subject has different syllabus based on relevant subject topics.

  • The exam will be offline/pen and paper based.
  • The question paper will be of a total of 100 marks.
  • The question paper will be objective type.
  • The question paper will contain 100 multiple-choice questions. Each question will carry one mark.
  • There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.
  • The question paper will be in English and Telugu languages.
  • Candidates have to indicate their answers only on the OMR sheet that will be provided with the question paper.
  • Time duration of the exam will be 90 minutes.

Exam Pattern Highlights

ANUPGCET 2021 Exam Pattern Highlights Table

The table below gives a quick overview of ANUPGCET 2021 Exam Pattern for the reference of candidates. It will help candidates prepare for the examination accordingly.

Mode of Examination Pen and Paper
Question Type Objective Multiple-Choice Questions
Number of Questions 100
Maximum Marks 100
Duration of Exam 90 Minutes
Marking Scheme 1 mark will be allotted for each correct answer. There will be no negative marking.

Exam Pattern 2021

ANUPGCET 2021 Exam Pattern in Detail

ANUPGCET 2021 exam paper will consist of 100 objective type questions. In all the multiple-choice questions, candidates will need to select only one correct answer, unless otherwise directed. 

  • The paper will be conducted through pen and paper based mode.
  • It will be a 90-minute duration exam.
  • As for the marking scheme, each question will carry 1 mark.
  • Note that there will be no negative marking for wrong answers.
  • Candidates have to indicate their answers only on the OMR sheet that will be provided with the question paper, using black ball point pen only.
  • Candidates are advised to carefully go through the instructions given on the OMR Sheet for answering questions in the examination.

Marking Scheme 2021

Marking Scheme

The marking scheme of ANUPGCET 2021 exam is simple and clear. ANUPGCET 2021 will follow the below given marking scheme:

  • There shall be no negative marking for wrong answers.
  • For every right answer, 1 mark will be allotted.

Syllabus 2021

ANUPGCET 2021 Syllabus

As ANUPGCET 2021 is conducted for various different subjects, each subject has different syllabus based on its relevant topics. Below given is the subject-wise syllabus for all the subjects that the University invites applications for. The subjects are related to Science, Arts, and Commerce fields.

Please note that the syllabus given below mentions only important topics and categories covered in the syllabus. For detailed information on the topics and categories, candidates are advised to check the official website in the syllabus section, The subject code along with the name are as follows:

101- Life Sciences

The Syllabus for Life Sciences exam is as follows:

  1. Cell Biology
  2. Genetics
  3. Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering
  4. Biotechnology
  5. Biomolecules
  6. Immunology
  7. Techniques
  8. Ecology, Environment and Evolution
  9. Physiology
  10. Metabolism
  11. Animal Science
  12. Plant Science
  13. Microbiology
  14. Nutrition

102-Physical Sciences

The Syllabus for Physical Sciences exam is as follows:

  1. Electricity, Magnetism and Electronics: This will include topics such as Electrostatics, Dielectrics, Capacitance, Magnetostatics, Moving charge in electric and magnetic field, Electromagnetic induction, Varying and alternating currents, Maxwell’s equations and electromagnetic waves, Basic Electronics, Digital Principles, Logic gates
  2. Thermodynamics and Optics: This will consist of questions relating to Kinetic theory of gases, Thermodynamics, Thermodynamic potentials and Maxwell’s equations, Low temperature Physics, Quantum theory of radiation, Statistical Mechanics, The Matrix methods in paraxial optics, Aberrations, Interference, Diffraction, Polarization, Laser, Fiber Optics and Holography,
  3. Mechanics and Waves and Oscillations: This will include topics such as Vector Analysis, Mechanics of Particles, Mechanics of rigid bodies, Mechanics of continuous media, Central forces, Special theory of relativity,  Fundamentals of vibrations, Damped and forced oscillations, Complex vibrations, Vibrations of bars, Vibrating Strings, Ultrasonics.

103-Mathematical Sciences

The Syllabus for Mathematical Sciences exam is as follows:

  1. Linear Algebra and Vector Calculus: It will include questions from topics such as Linear Algebra, Multiple integrals and Vector Calculus, Real numbers, and Differentiation and Integration.
  2. Differential Equations: It will include questions from Differential equations of first order and first degree, Differential equations of the first order but not of the first degree, Higher order linear differential equations, System of linear differential equations.
  3. Solid Geometry: It consists of topics such as The Plane, The Line, and The Sphere.


The Syllabus for Statistics exam is as follows:

  1. Descriptive Statistics and Probability Distributions
  2. Statistical Methods and Inference
  3. Applied Statistics

105-Chemical Sciences

The Syllabus for Chemical Sciences exam is as follows:

  1. Inorganic Chemistry
  2. Organic Chemistry
  3. Physical Chemistry
  4. Chemistry and Industry: Physico Chemical methods of analysis, Drugs, formulations, Pesticides and Green Chemistry, Microwave and Ultrasound assisted green synthesis, Macromolecules, materials Science and catalysis
  5. General Chemistry


The Syllabus for Geology exam is as follows:

  1. Paleontology Indian Geology and Economic Geology
  2. Petrology and Structural Geology Physical Geology
  3. Crystallography and Mineralogy

107- Integrated M.Sc. Course- M.Sc. Nanotechnology (5 Years)

The syllabus for Integrated M.Sc. course in M.Sc. Nanotechnology exam is as follows:

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Mathematics

108-Social Sciences

The syllabus for Social Sciences exam is as follows:

  1. Reasoning
  2. Numerical Ability
  3. General English
  4. Current Affairs


The syllabus for English exam is as follows:

  1. Poetry
  2. Prose
  3. Grammar and Vocabulary
  4. Communication and Composition
  5. Communication- Verbal and Non-verbal


The syllabus for Hindi exam is as follows:

  1. Prose: ‘Gadya Sandesh’; Editor: Dr.V.L Narasimham Shiva Koti ; Published by: LORVEN Publications, Hyderabad; Lesson no. 1, 3, 5, 8, 10 and 12.
  2. Non – Detailed Study: ‘Kathalok’; Editor: Dr.Ghanashyam; Published by: SUDHA Publications, Hyderabad; Lesson no. 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 and 9.
  3. Grammar
  4. The below mentioned list:
  • Kabir - Sakhi 1 to 10 2.
  • Surdas - Bal – Vaman 1 to 2 only
  • Tulasidas - Dohe 1 to 10
  • Raheem - Dohe 1 to 10
  • Bihari - Dohe 1 to 10
  • Matili Saran Guptha - Mathrubhoomi
  • Jaya Sankar Prasad - Ashok ki chinta
  • Sumitranadan Pant - Bharat Mata
  • Surya Kanth Tripati Nirala - Thodthi Pattar
  • Ramdhari Singh Dinkar – Parichay


The syllabus for Sanskrit exam is as follows:

  1. Poetry and Drama
  2. Prose
  3. Grammar and Alankaras


The syllabus for Telugu exam can be found at Candidates will have to check the documents section for syllabus pdf.


The syllabus for Commerce exam is as follows:

  1. Financial Accounting
  2. Business Economics
  3. Financial Services- Banking and Insurance
  4. Cost and Management Accounting
  5. Business Laws


The syllabus for Education exam is as follows:

  1. Teacher and Education in Emerging Indian Society; School Management
  2. Educational Psychology and Statistics
  3. Education Technology & Computer Education

116-Physical Education

The syllabus for Physical Education exam is as follows:

The entrance test for Physical Education will consist of 100 multiple choice questions from the following six papers not less than 15 questions in one each paper.

  1. History, Principles and Philosophy of Physical Education and Sports Psychology
  2. Sports Management and Methods of Physical Education
  3. Anatomy, Physiology and Health Education
  4. Kinesiology and Bio-Mechanics
  5. Principles of Officiating, Yoga, Recreation and Camping:
  6. Methods of Sports Training, Measurement and Evaluation

Important Instructions

Important Instructions

Candidates are advised to read and follow the below given instructions carefully so as to avoid any confusion or problem on the day of the examination.

  • No candidate will be admitted into Examination hall without Hall-Ticket.
  • Candidates have to indicate their answers only on the OMR Sheet provided along with the Question Paper.
  • Candidates have to bring black ball point pen for marking on the OMR Sheet.
  • Candidates are required to go through instructions given on the OMR Sheet for answering questions in the Examination.
  • Books / Tables / Mechanical / Electronic aids / Cell Phones / Mobile Phones / Pagers are not allowed in the Examination Hall. Possession of these items in the Examination hall is an offence and disciplinary action will be taken by the Chief Superintendent of the Examination centre.
  • Candidate will not be admitted into the Examination Hall after a lapse of 15 minutes after commencement of the Entrance test. The Candidate will be allowed to leave the Examination Hall after lapse of 60 minutes of commencement of Entrance Test.
  • The Chief Superintendent of the Centre may take any disciplinary action against candidates resorting to malpractices in the entrance examination will be dealt with in accordance with the University rules.

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