Andhra University Distance MBA and MCA Admission 2018

Last Updated - July 06 2018

Andhra University is one of the oldest universities in India founded in 1926. It is situated in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The institution has had Sir C.R. Reddy as its establisher Vice-chancellor and Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan as the second Vice-Chancellor Today, the Campus provides 17 undergraduate and 35 postgraduate programmes, besides research on par with technical institutions worldwide. The university designed and implemented a Quality Management System and became the first general university in the country to get ISO 9001: 2000 Certification in 2006.

In a recent survey organized by Star News, AUCE (A) has been rated at first position among the state-owned technical institutions in the country. The college is supported by the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP), a World Bank-funded project to develop technical education in the country. TEQIP necessitated autonomous status to the College. AUCE (A) stands at No.1 position in implementing the programme in the country.

The Andhra University School of Distance Education, formerly School of Correspondence Courses of Andhra University, provides different programmes in various branches. It invites applications for admission to the two years and three year MBA (Executive MBA and Business Administration respectively) Programmes and also for three years MCA (Master of Computer Application) Programme for the academic year. The admission for all the programmes will take place via the Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET) organized by Andhra University. The filled in Application forms must be submitted to the University.

  • START DATE - END DATE

    04th Jun, 2018 - 20th Jul, 2018

  • Method of Application

    Offline

Important Dates

MBA/ PGDM, MCA & Executive MBA
STATUSEVENTDATE
Registration04th Jun - 20th Jul , 2018
Date of Entrance Examination26th Jul, 2018
Eligibility Criteria
MBA/PGDM

You should have passed the Bachelor’s Degree other than BFA and BAOL of Andhra University or of any other University recognized by Andhra University as equivalent thereto with 50% marks for general category and 45% marks for SC/ST/BC category, besides passing Intermediate or +2 exam with Maths as one of the subjects.

If you have a professional qualification like BE / B.Tech / B.Pharm / Medicine / Law / CA/ ICWA / ACS / AMIE / AIETE etc., you are also qualified.

Executive MBA

You should have passed the Bachelor’s Degree other than BFA and BAOL of Andhra University or of any other University recognized by Andhra University as equivalent thereto with 50% marks for general category and 45% marks for SC/ST/BC category, besides passing Intermediate or +2 exam with Maths as one of the subjects.

If you have a professional qualification like BE / B.Tech / B.Pharm / Medicine / Law / CA/ ICWA / ACS / AMIE / AIETE etc., you are also qualified.

You will be preferred if you are in-service aspirants with a minimum of two years of work experience as an employee in any organization after passing graduation or qualifying examination as on the 1st July, of the year of admission.

MCA

You should have passed Bachelor's degree in any faculty, except BFA and BAOL of Andhra University or any other University recognised by Andhra University as equivalent thereto, with 50% marks for general category and 45% marks for SC/ST/BC category, besides passing Intermediate or +2 exam with Maths as one of the subjects.

Application Process

You should download the Application Form from the University website. The Applications are also available at the 7 designated centers of the University.

You should fill in the Application form in your own handwriting with the need for personal, academic and professional details.

You should also affix a recent passport size photograph attested by a Gazetted officer.

Application Fee: You should pay the fee of Rs.300 if downloading the form from the website or obtaining it in person, and Rs. 350 if obtaining the form by post, by way of Demand Draft drawn in favor of “Registrar A.U.” payable at Vishakhapatnam.

Enclosures: You should attach the following enclosures along with the Application Form:

  • Xerox Copies of Service Certificate from Head of the Department/Employer (in case of two year MBA Programme)
  • Two Self-Addressed envelopes of 9” x 4” size.
  • S.S.C. or equivalent certificate with Date of Birth
  • Intermediate or +2 examination certificate (in case of MCA Programme)
  • Degree Certificate / Provisional Certificate of qualifying examination (Xerox Copy Only)
  • Xerox Copies of Caste Certificate if applicable

You should then send the Application form along with the need enclosures and the Demand Draft at the following address:

The Director, School of Distance Education,

Andhra University,

Visakhapatnam-530003, Andhra Pradesh

Phones No.: 0891-2844142

Selection Process

You will be selected on the basis of Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET) organized by Andhra University. However, in case you could not appear for ICET, you can seek admission by qualifying the entrance exam organized by the School of Distance Education, Andhra University.

APICET

This is an objective type test and the questions are of multiple choice type carrying a maximum of 200 marks. It consists of three sections. However, for aspirants belonging to Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes, no minimum qualifying percentage of marks is prescribed.

Concessions: If you have five years of experience after graduation or qualifying examination, you are exempted from appearing for the entrance exam, in case of admission to Executive MBA Programme.

The test consists of 200 questions of with one mark honored for every accurate response. Section A includes of Analytical Ability and Section B consists of Mathematical Ability with 75 questions each. Section-C is on Communication Ability carrying 50 questions.

The exam is designed so as to measure your ability to think systematically, to use the verbal and mathematical skills and to assess your aptitude for admission into MBA/MCA programme.

The Model paper is also available on the website.

You should be able to secure a minimum of 25% marks (i.e. 50 marks out of total 200 marks) for general category. It is for a period of 2 and a half hours.

Reservation

The reservation policy will be as per the norms prescribed by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.

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


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