KU PGCET 2021 Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Syllabus

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Content Curator | Updated On -Jun 9, 2021

KU PGCET 2021, commonly known as Kakatiya University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test will commence in the last week of May in offline mode. Notifications and examination details will all be uploaded on the official website of the university very soon.

  • The questions are objective type multiple choice question.
  • There are altogether 100 questions, each carrying 1 mark each. Check KU PGCET Marking Scheme
  • The exam must be attempted in 150 minutes.
  • Note that for each course, exam pattern may vary accordingly.

KU PGCET 2021 offers admissions to candidates in PG courses in Arts, Science, and Commerce offered in the university and also Satavahana University, Karimnagar.

KU PGCET 2021 Highlights

Name of the University Kakatiya University
Name of the exam Kakatiya University Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (KU PGCET)
Official website kudoa.in
Level of exam State-level
Mode of exam Offline

Know About KU PGCET 2021 Admit Card

KU PGCET 2021 Exam Pattern in Detail

Check KU PGCET 2021 Exam Pattern has been given below in complete detail:

  • KU PGCET 2021 will be conducted in offline mode.
  • The question pattern will be multiple choice objective type questions.
  • The entrance test will have 100 questions, 1 mark is given for each question.
  • The time duration is 150 minutes.
  • All questions are in English.
  • For M. Ped, KU PGCET 2021 will be of 75 marks with 75 multiple-choice questions.
  • The remaining 25 marks will be on the basis of the sports performance by the candidates and will be awarded by the Department of Physical Education.
  • M.Com. Entrance Test shall be common for M.Com. General, M.Com. (FA), M.Com. (B & I), M.Com. (CA).
  • M.Sc. (Mathematics) Entrance Test shall be common for M.Sc. (Mathematics), M.Sc.(Statistics), and M.Sc. (Applied Mathematics).
  • There will be no entrance test for PG courses in Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu, Food Science & Technology, and M Sc in MIT.

KUPGCET 2021 Exam Pattern Highlights

Exam Mode Offline (Pen Paper Based) both
Number of papers  1
Question Paper Type  Multiple choice objective type of questions 
Total Marks 100
Exam duration 150 minutes
Exam language  English

Marking scheme

  • Total marks of KU PGCET 2021 is 100
  • Total questions 100
  • Each question carries 100 marks
  • There is no negative marking in KU PGCET 2021

KU PGCET 2021 Syllabus

KU PGCET will be conducted for admission into different streams and each stream will have its own syllabus. Some courses with their syllabus is given below:

Course Syllabus
English English Grammar, Books and Authors, Figures of Speech, Literary Terms, Ages and Movements, Literary Appreciation of Poem and Prose Passage
Economics Micro Economics, Macro Economics, Economic Development and Indian Economic Problems,
Public Administration Concept and Theories, Indian Administration, Management of Resources,
Political Science Concepts, Theories and Institutions, History of India, History of Modern Europe
Sociology Definition, Scope and Nature, Its Relation to Other Sciences, Human Society, Socialization, Social Contract Theory, Status of women in Hindu Society
Human Resource Management Language Comprehension, General Knowledge, Test of Reasoning, Management Aptitude
Master of Social Work Human Society, Social Groups, Social Institutions, Social Problems, Social Work
Master of Education Foundation of Education, Psychological foundation of Education, Educational Technology and Computer Education, School Management and System of Education
Master of Tourism Management Geographical conditions of India, Vedic Culture, Mauryan Empire, Western Impact on India
M.Com Business Economics, Industrial Organization and Management, Financial Accounting, Quantitative Techniques, Financial Management
Botany Diversity of Microbes, Diversity of cryptogams, Diversity of Flowering Plants:
Zoology Biology of invertebrates and cell biology, Biomolecules of the cell, Animal Physiology, Applied Zoology

Recommended Books for KU PGCET 2021

Subjects Name Author Publisher
English Contemporary English Grammar, Structures and Composition David Green Madras: Macmillan
English A Glossary of Literary Terms M.H. Abrams Bangalore: Prism Books
Combined Subjects All India Kakatiya University Postgraduate Common Entrance Test (KU PGCET) Books 201 Vikram editorial board  -

KU PGCET 2021 Important Instructions

The candidates should read the following instructions carefully to know more about KU PGCET 2021:

  • Answers should be given on the OMR answer sheet.
  • All questions of KU PGCET 2021 are multiple-choice questions.
  • Candidates should read the instructions carefully before proceeding to answer.
  • The candidates have to mark the correct answers on the OMR answer sheet.
  • Candidates need to use blue or black ink ballpoint only to mark the OMR sheet.
  • Mark the circle completely.
  • Do not mark two answers for the same question. In this case, your answer will be considered wrong.
  • After completion of the test, the candidates must affix their signature in the space provided on the OMR answer sheet.
  • Do not fold, tear, wrinkle or staple your answer sheet.
  • If the answer sheet is in a defective state, contact your invigilator before the commencement of the exam.

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


jonnalagadda kumari
What is the syllabus for msc chemistry entrance exam
diya suresh

There is no specific syllabus for the entrance test as it varies from one course to another. For M.Sc chemistry, questions will cover major topics of chemistry along with other sections. The exam will be conducted in offline mode where 100 multiple choice questions will be asked. The test is applicable for all PG level degree courses. 

jayasree dornala
And what is the syllabus for MSC.mathematics entrance exam..
manika gupta

Hi, There is no such specific syllabus for KU PGCET 2020 examination. This is because the syllabus will vary form course to course. Questions papers will not be identical for every course. The syllabus will cover portion of the concerned subjects for which an individual is applying. For more information, please refer, KU PGCET MSc. 

jayasree dornala
Which book should I prefer to attempt entrance exam for msc(mathematics)
manika gupta

Hi. some of the books to be referred are Success Guide PGCET-M.E./M.Tech/EC/TC, Success Guide PGCET-M.E./M.Tech/Mech Engg, Final Touch to PGCET.

For more information, please refer, KU PGCET MSc. 

lavanya vangala
Can u please tell me the syllabus for btech EEE to write ku-pgcet...
thumma shiva krishna
How should i prepare to ma english.... Can u please explain about it on the basis of literature.... And also a small explanation about the whole syllabus wanted to prepare for ma english
garima bansal

Hi Thumma , To get the information regarding syllabus you can check this link:- Exam pattern

pramod prakash
Hello I am Pramod Prakash belongs to Himachal Pradesh .Am i eligible for this enterence exam
sakshi garg expert
Hi Pramod, No, you are not eligible for this exam because it is a state level exam.