filter your search allcollegesexamnews

AUCET 2018 Exam Pattern

AUCET 2018 (Andhra University Common Entrance Test) is conducted by Andhra University for admission to various postgraduate courses. AUCET 2018 is scheduled to be conducted in the second week of May 2018.

  • AUCET entrance test is conducted through the offline mode i.e. it is a Paper-Pen Based Test.
  • It is comprised of 100 objective type and multiple-choice questions.
  • Time duration to complete the paper is 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • For every correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded.
  • There is no negative marking for the wrong attempt.

The questions in the exam are asked from Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Geology, English, Physical Sciences, and Humanities and Social Sciences etc.

AUCET 2018 Exam Pattern Highlights Table

AUCET 2018 comprises of multiple choice questions. The following table shows the examination pattern of AUCET 2018:

Exam ModeOffline (Pen Paper Based)
Number of Papers7
Number of Sections7 (Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Geology, Humanities & Social Sciences, and English)
Questions Paper TypeObjective Type Multiple Choice Questions
AUCET 2018 Total Marks100 marks
Exam Duration1 hour 30 minutes
Exam LanguageEnglish

AUCET 2018 Exam Pattern

AUCET 2018 exam pattern helps students in the better preparation of the entrance exam. Following is the detailed explanation of AUCET 2018 Examination Test:

  • AUCET Entrance Test is conducted through offline mode only i.e. it is a pen paper based test.
  • Total time duration to complete the test is 1 hour 30 minutes
  • The questions in the paper are comprised of objective type multiple choice.
  • The paper is available in English language only
  • The questions are asked from the subjects such as Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Geology, Humanities & Social Sciences, and English

Marking Scheme

  • For every correct answer, students will be awarded by 1 mark
  • Candidates are free to attempt all the questions because there is no negative marking for the wrong attempt
  • No marks will be deducted or given for un-attempted questions.

AUCET 2018 Syllabus

AUCET 2018 syllabus is very important for the better preparation of the entrance test. The questions are asked from the syllabus of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Maths, etc.

The following table shows the AUCET 2018 Exam syllabus in details:

Life Sciences Syllabus-Cell Biology
Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering
Bio molecules
Animal Science
Plant Science
Ecology Environment and Evolution
Physical Sciences SyllabusElectricity, Magnetism and ElectronicsElectrostatics
Moving charge in electric and magnetic field
Electromagnetic induction
Varying and alternating currents
Maxwell’s equations and electromagnetic waves
Basic Electronics
Digital Principles
Modern PhysicsAtomic Spectra
Molecular Spectroscopy
Quantum Mechanics Inadequacy of classical Physics
Matter Waves
Uncertainty Principle
Schrodinger Wave Equation
Nuclear Physics Nuclear Structure
Alpha and Beta Decays
Nuclear Reactions
Crystal Structure
X-ray Diffraction
Bonding in Crystals
 -Thermodynamic and OpticsKinetic theory of gases
Thermodynamic potentials and Maxwell’s equations
Low temperature Physics
Quantum theory of radiation
Statistical Mechanics
The Matrix methods in paraxial optics
Laser, Fiber Optics and Holography
Mechanics and Waves and OscillationsVector 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
Mathematical Sciences SyllabusLinear Algebra and Vector CalculusLinear Algebra
Multiple Integrals and Vector Calculus
Abstract Algebra & Real AnalysisGroups
Real Numbers
Differential Equations and Solid GeometryDifferential Equations of First Order and First Degree
Differential Equations of First Order but not of the First Degree
Higher Order Differential Equations
System of Linear Differential Equations
Solid GeometryThe Plane
The Line
The Sphere
Cones, Cylinders and Conicoids
Chemical Sciences SyllabusInorganic Chemistrys-block elements
p-block elements
Organometallic Chemistry
Chemistry of d-block elements
Chemistry of f-lock elements
Theories of bonding in metals
Metal carbonyls and related compounds
Coordination Chemistry
Spectral and Magnetic Properties of Metal Complexes
Reactivity of metal complexes
Stability of Metal Complexes
Hard and soft acids bases (HSAB)
Bioinorganic Chemistry
Organic ChemistryStructural theory in Organic Chemistry
Acyclic Hydrocarbons
Alicyclic hydrocarbons (Cycloalkanes)
Benzene and its reactivity
Polynuclear Hydrocarbons
Halogen compounds
Hydroxy compounds
Carbonyl compounds
Carboxylic acids and derivatives
Active methylene compounds
Exercises in interconversion
Nitrogen compounds
Heterocyclic Compounds
Introduction and definition
Amino acids and proteins
Mass Spectrometry
 -Physical ChemistryGaseous State
Liquid State
Solid State
Colloids and Surface Chemistry
Phase Rule
Dilute Solutions
Chemical Kinetics
Chemistry and IndustrySeparation Techniques
Molecular sectorscopy
Drugs, Formulations, Pesticides and Green ChemistryDrugs
Green Chemistry
General ChemistryAtomic Structure and elementary quantum mechanics
Chemical Bonding
Stereochemistry of carbon compounds
General Principles of Inorganic qualitative analysis
Molecular symmetry
Theory of quantitative analysis
Evaluation of analytical data
Introductory treatment to
Geology SyllabusPalaeontology, Indian Geology and Economic GeologyPalaeontology
Indian Geology
Economic Geology
Petrology and Structural GeologyNature and Scope of Petrology
Metamorphic Rocks
Physical Geology, Crystallography and MineralogyPhysical Geology
Optical Mineralogy
Humanities and Social Sciences Syllabus -Reasoning
Numerical Ability
General English
Current Affairs
EnglishLiterary TermsGenres
Literary Movements and Trends
Critical Concepts
VerbVerb patterns and structures
Phrasal verbs concord
Active and Passive Voice
Question tags
Synonyms and antonyms
one word substitutes
Note taking
ComprehensionUnknown Poem and Passage
Letter Writing
Idioms and Phrases

AUCET 2018 Recommended Books

Books play a most important part in the better preparation of entrance test. Students must prepare every topic from the books because with the help of the books students can clear their doubts regarding any topic.

Following table shows the books name and author name for the preparation of AUCET 2018:

Book NameAuthor Name
B.Ed Entrance Exam GuideRPH Editorial Board
Pedagogy of MathematicsBSP Raju and B.S. Upadhyaya
Objective General English for Competitive ExamsDisha Experts
B.Ed GuideBharti Sharma

AUCET 2018 Exam Day Instructions

Students must follow the below instructions before appearing for the paper:

  • Candidates are advised to reach the examination centre before the scheduled time
  • Those who are reaching the examination centre after the scheduled time will not be able to appear for the exam
  • Students must carry admit card at the examination centre
  • They are not permitted to leave the examination hall during the test.
  • Electronic devices are not allowed inside the examination hall like Bluetooth, mobile phones, calculators, watches, pagers, etc.
  • Students are also not allowed to carry any written material inside the test centre
  • If students are unable to appear for the exam then re-examination shall not be held  
  • Applicants are advised not to mark more than one response for the same question.

All the shortlisted candidates will be called for counselling. Students must be physically present at the time of counselling.




No Comments To Show