Vijayawada: In a move to strengthen and to avoid inconvenience as well as confusion to the students seeking admission to the post-graduate course in various universities in Andhra University region, the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad, recently gave direction to all five universities — Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU) Guntur, Adikavi Nannayya University (AKNU) Rajamundry, Andhra University (AU) Visakhapatnam, Dr B.R. Ambedkar University (BRAU) Srikakulam and Krishna University (KU), Machilipatnam, to conduct common entrance test for the academic year 2010-2011.
The test is named as Andhra University Region Post-Graduation Common Entrance Test-2010 (AURPGCET-2010) and it will be conducted by Andhra University.
In a statement on Wednesday, the registrar of Krishna University, Prof. D. Suryachandra Rao said the directorate of admissions, And-hra University, Visakhapatnam, invited applications for admission to various Science, Arts, Commerce and Law courses through AURPGCET-2010 for the academic year 2010-11.
He said the applications can be obtained from March 18, 2010 either in person or on payment of cash Rs 275 at the sales counters or by post by paying Rs 325 through Demand Draft drawn in any nationalised bank in favour of The Convener, AURPGCET, Directorate of admissions, payble at Visakhapatnam before April 10, 2010.
Mr Suryachandra Rao said that cash, cheques, challans, money orders, postal orders etc will not be accepted.
He said the application forms with information of brochures can be had from AU Study Centre, Prabhas College, Vijayawada, office of the directorate of admissions at ANU, Guntur, Andhra University Study Centre, AC College, Guntur, ANUPG Centre, Nuzvid, Krishna
University, Machilipatnam and ANUPG Centre in Ongole in Krishna, Guntur and Prakasam districts.
The registrar informed that the filled application should reach the Convener, AURPGCET-2010 to the directorate of admissions, Visakhapatnam either by registered post or in person before 5 pm on April 4, 2010 without fine.
Mr Suryachandra Rao said further information can be had from the respective centres.