Padmavathi varsity entrance test from May 15

Padmavathi  varsity entrance test from May 15

Throwing its hat into competitive ring with an intention to attract more number of students, the Padmavathi...


Throwing its hat into competitive ring with an intention to attract more number of students, the Padmavathi Mahila University, the only women's university in the state, has announced that it would conduct state-wide entrance examination (SPMVV CET) for admission into first year post-graduate courses from May 15 onwards.

This is the first time that the university is holding a state-wide test in 30 courses separately. Earlier it had tied up with the SV University for admission process. Interacting with media at AP Secretariat on Wednesday, Prof Vijayalakshmi, registrar of the university, said that the test will be conducted at six centres, Hyderabad, Warangal, Tirupati, Kurnool, Vijayawada and Vishakapatnam.

The applications for the entrance test can be downloaded from and the last date for applying is May 5. The region-wise reservation, apart from community-wise reservation of seats, would be 36 percent for Telengana, 42 per cent for Coastal Andhra and 22 per cent for Rayalaseema, she said.

The university will start six new courses from the next academic year viz. MSc- Microbial Technology, MSc-Animal Bio-technology, MSc Analytical Chemistry, five year integrated Post Graduation course in Food Technology, five year Postgraduate course in Physical Education (M.P.Ed) and MA-Public Relations.

The university offers compulsory add-on courses to students in Communicative English and Computer Applications to help students brush up their skills on computers, Vijayalakshmi announced.

"We also have Engineering College which offers six engineering branches and we will introduce MTech in Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) and MTech in Computer Science and Engineering from the academic year 2013-14" she revealed. The institution also offers about 60 courses in Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Arts and Management" she added.

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