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    AUCET Geography Entrance Test

    Andhra University conducts Common Entrance Test annually to select candidates in to PhD/M.Phil course in different disciplines. AUCET Geography Entrance Test is conducted to select candidates in to doctoral programs in Geography. Candidates should prepare well for this exam as selection for doctoral programs will be on the basis of their score in AUCET. Candidates can apply for PhD/M.Phil courses in reputed college based this score.

    Structure and Pattern of AUCET Geography Entrance Test

    AUCET Geography Entrance test will have objective type questions. Two main papers are included in entrance test. The first paper is common for all subjects where as the second paper will include topics covered in qualifying examination. First paper will include 50 questions where as the second paper will include 100 questions. The total time allowed for this exam is 130 minutes. A total time of 45 minutes is allowed for first paper.

    This exam will include questions from the following subject areas –

    Economic Geology
    • Active ore-forming systems
    • Classification, rank and grading of coal
    • Coal bed methane
    • Gas hydrates
    • Metallogeny and its relation to crustal evolution
    • Methods of mineral deposit
    • Methods of petroleum exploration
    • Nuclear and non-conventional energy resources
    • Ore formation
    • Ores and metamorphism
    • Origin, migration and entrapment of petroleum
    Precambrian Geology and Crustal Evolution
    • Stratigraphy and geochronology of the cratonic nuclei
    • Geochemical, lithological and stratigraphic characteristics of granite
    • Greenstone and granulite belts
    • Evolution of hydrosphere, atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and cryosphere
    • Belts and Proterozoic sedimentary basins of India
    • Life Precambrian
    Mineral Exploration
    • Evaluation of mineral deposits
    • Geological, geophysical, geochemical and geo-botanical methods of surface exploration
    • Sampling
    • Transpiration and infiltration processes
    • Precipitation
    • Hydrological cycle
    • Hydrological classification of water bearing formations
    • Hydrological characteristics of aquifers
    • Groundwater
    • Fresh and salt-water relationships in coastal and inland areas
    • Evaporation
    • Darcy’s law
    Quaternary Geology
    • Definition of Quaternary
    • Tectonic geomorphology
    • Responses of geomorphic systems to climate, sea level and tectonics
    • Quaternary stratigraphy of India
    • Quaternary dating methods
    • Development of Geomorphology
    • Geomorphologic processes
    • Climate
    • Rock types
    • Structure and tectonics
    • Weathering
    • Pedogenesis
    • Mass movement
    • Erosion
    • Radioactive decay schemes
    • Stable isotopes and their application to earth processes
    Eligibility criteria of AUCET Geography Entrance Test

    Candidates who have completed Post graduation in Geography are eligible to attend this exam. Candidates who have completed post graduation in any related field from a recognized institute can also attend this examination. It is important to obtain a minimum of 50% marks in post graduation level to apply for this entrance exam.

    Contact address of AUCET Geography Entrance Test
    • Address – Director, Directorate of Admissions, Vijayanagar Palace, Lawson’s Bay Colony (Post), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam – 530 017
    • Phone- 0891-2573441, 2706928
    • Website - www.andhrauniversity.info

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