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Allahabad University Post Graduate Admission Test


Allahabad University PGAT exam is state level exam conducted by the University of Allahabad. Every year the university conducts this exam to offer admission in various PG level programs. Allahabad University is one of the leading universities and is situated in Allahabad Uttar Pradesh. This AU university organizes various entrance exams for providing admissions in various UG as well as PG and other courses offered in multiple fields. Applicants who are willing to apply for this exam are advised to go through the below important details before applying for the exam:

Highlights of Allahabad University PGAT Exam:

Particulars  Information 
Exam name Allahabad University PGAT
Conducted by Allahabad University
Mode of application Online 
Mode of Exam Online 
Frequency of the exam Once in a year

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Check the eligibility criteria for different courses from the below information:
M.Sc.: Candidates must have passed the B.Sc. degree with Mathematics, Physics, Computer Application/ Computer Science subjects.
M.Com.:Applicants should have to pass B.Sc, B.Com, or B.Sc. (H) degree from a recognized institute.
MA in Mass Communication: Applicants must have a graduations degree.
MFA: Applicants must have at least a BFA degree in the Applied Arts, Textile Design, Sculpture, Graphics and Painting with 50% aggregate.
MA in Film Theater: Applicants must be graduates.
M.Sc.(Textile and Apparel Designing): Applicants must need to hold a BA, B.Sc, B.Sc (Home Science) degree from the recognized college.
LLM: Applicants must need to complete a graduation degree in Law from the recognized university with at least 50% marks.
M.Ed: Applicants must have B.Ed degree from the recognized university or college with at least 50% aggregate marks.
MBA: Candidates must need to completed graduation degree from a recognized institute or university. Final year appearing applicants can also apply for the exam.


The Syllabus of the Allahabad University PGAT exam may vary from course to course. Generally, the syllabus will be from the below sections:

  • General Aptitude: Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, etc.
  • Subject Proficiency Test: In this section, the questions are available from the particular subject chosen by the candidate.

Exam Pattern

  • The exam either will be held offline or online mode
  • The question paper of Allahabad University PGAT contains Objective Type Questions
  • The exam duration will be two hours
  • 150 will be the total number of questions
  • 2 marks will be allotted for each right answer while 0.25 marks will be deducted for incorrect answer

Exam Paper

  • In Allahabad University PGAT exam, there is only one exam paper available
  • All the applicants need to clear this exam as per their chosen course

Exam Prepare

  • It is advisable to all applicants that they need to follow the below points to successfully crack the exam:
  • Make the proper study plan and collect all syllabus
  • Focus on weak points and do practice 
  • Solve the sample papers for better preparation
  • Participate in the Mock test

Exam Important Date

Events  Tentative Dates
Releasing date of the application form Apr-22
Last date to submit the application form May, 2022
Admit card availability  May, 2022
Exam date Allahabad University PGAT June, 2022
Merit listof Allahabad University PGAT exam will be released on June or July, 2022
Result declaration  July, 2022

Exam Application Process

  • To fill the application form of Allahabad University PGAT follow the below steps. Make sure applicants must have to fulfill the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.
  • Go to the website of Allahabad University and register yourself with the help of your mobile number, email address, and name
  • After registration, applicants then need to fill their application form by providing educational and personal information
  • After this, click on the procced button and upload necessary documents
  • Pay the application fees through either online or offline mode


Registration Fees of Allahabad University PGAT Exam:

  • The application fees of PGAT I for General and OBC category applicants Rupees 800 and Rupees 400 for reserved category candidates
  • For PGAT II the application fees for General and OBC applicants Rupees 1600 and Rupees 800 for other category applicants


Selection process of Allahabad University PGAT Exam:

  • The selection process will be based on the Candidate’s performance in the exam
  • Applicants will be shortlisted for the counseling process based on the merit list. The counseling will be conducted by the university for every registered applicant
  • Once the counseling process done then applicants can get admission in this university


Cut off of Allahabad University PGAT Exam:

  • The Allahabad University PGAT exam cut off will be the minimum marks set by the authority for only shortlisted applicants. University will release separated cut off for each category applicants. 
  • All the applicants must have to obtain more than prescribed marks as set by the authority to get admission in this university


Ques: What will be the reservation criteria at Allahabad University?

  • for SC- 15%
  • For ST Category- 7.5%
  • For Disability Category applicants- 3%
  • For Sports Quota- 2%
  • For OBC Category- 27%
  • For NCC certificate holders- 5%


Ques: What documents are needed for the counseling process?

  • High School and Intermediate passing Mark Sheets
  • High School and Intermediate certificate
  • Category certificate
  • Migration and Transfer certificate
  • Passport size photographs
  • Income certificate 


Ques: What is the purpose of the Allahabad University PGAT exam?
To provide admission into multiple PG programs


Ques: What is the information available on the Allahabad University Admit Card?

  • Applicant’s name
  • Exam Time and Date
  • Exam Venue
  • Roll Number
  • Important Instructions