In order to stream line the admission of students and Research
scholars into various P.G. and Research programs of Acharya
Nagarjuna University, the Directorate of Admissions‘ was established
in the Academic Year 2003-04. It envisages the admissions through
centralized Single Window facilitating students and different
Departments / Colleges of the University.
It also makes easy to follow particular time schedule for
University admissions in each academic year and complete the process
on time allowing smooth conduct of curriculum as per Academic
Ever since its inception, the Directorate of admissions got the
dynamic direction from its Directors namely Prof. K.B. Prabhakara
Rao (Department of Mathematics), Prof. P.V.V. Satyanarayana
(Department of Chemistry), Prof. M.V.S. Koteswara Rao (Department of
Political Science & Public Administration), Dr. G. Rosaiah
(Department of Botany & Microbiology) and
Dr. M. Rami Reddy
(Department of Physics).
The Directorate gives notification with clear schedule for
student admission of an academic year through daily news papers
covering Andhra Pradesh State, preferably in the 2nd week
of March every year. It
also makes printed applications and information brochure available
to the candidates seeking admission into different PG Courses of
M.A., M.Sc., M.Com., M.H.R.M., M.Ed., M.P.Ed., Integrated 5 Year
Programs (MBA-International Business and M.Sc. Nanotechnology) and
Diploma Courses (Ambedkar Studies and Yoga).
The student can obtain application for admission either from
Directorate or from the sales centers specially marked for the above
purpose, by paying prescribed charges in the form of Challan or
demand draft. A minimum of one month time is prescribed for
receiving filled in application from the date of notification.
Admission of students into all PG courses is made on the basis of
the rank obtained by them in the entrance test conducted by the
Directorate. After the scrutiny of received applications, the hall
tickets will be sent to the applicants with the details of date,
time and centre of entrance test.
Entrance test is conducted for 100 Marks and test paper
contains 100 multiple choice questions set from prescribed syllabus
divided into three sections.
The candidates have to mark their answers in OMR sheet
provided to theme along with test booklet.
The schedule of the counseling for admissions is usually
informed after declaring the rank of the candidate.
The admission process based on the rank is carried out by a
computerized system programmed for ‘option exercise’ by candidate
and ‘sliding’ in the event of subsequent vacancy.
The admission process is totally transparent and vivid with
filled-in seats and vacant slots information in the counseling
centre. The admission
letters are issued to the selected candidates after collecting
prescribed fee and directed to report to the principals of concerned
The rule of reservation for SC, ST and BC is adhered strictly as per
State Government order.
The reservation in respect of NCC, Sports, Differently abled persons
and Children of Armed forces Personnel is also followed.
Fee reimbursement facility is made available to the eligible
admitted students as per the norms of the State Government.
The process of admission usually begins in the 2nd
week of March and completes by the 3rd week of June to
enable the students to attend the classes from June last week
onwards every year.
The Directorate of Admissions takes care of collection of tuition
fee and other fees on behalf of all colleges into which admissions
made and maintains accounts to release the money to the colleges
after the closure of the admissions.
The Directorate also makes similar arrangements and adopts the above
procedure for the admission into M.Tech (Evening Courses), M.Phil
and Ph.D programs.
The Director works in harmony with University administration and