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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Allahabad University PGAT
  • Mode of Conduction
    Paper and Pen Based Test/ Computer Based Test
  • Exam Duration
    3 hours
  • Total No. of Questions
  • No. of Sections
    2 Mathematics and Physics/Computer Science
  • Medium of the exam

Dates (tentative)

Commencement Online/Offline Registration 2nd week of May 2022
Closing of Online/Offline Registration 2nd week of June 2022
Admit Cards will be available from 3rd week of June 2022

Date of Entrance Examination PGAT

Last week of June 2022

PGAT Result availability 2nd week of July 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

Candidates need to fulfill the following eligibility criteria in order to get admission through PGAT 2022. Candidature of a candidate shall stand canceled at any stage in case he/she is found to be ineligible for the admission test.

  • Age Limit: There is no set age limit specified for a candidate to appear for the test.
  • Number of Attempts: Candidate can attempt the exam as many times as he wants as there are no attempts specific rules laid down by the University.
  • Academic Qualifications: Candidates who have appeared/passed the qualifying graduate examination of the University of Allahabad or Examination of a University/Institution recognized by UGC.
Exam Pattern

Allahabad University PGAT 2022 will follow the following pattern for entrance exam:

  • Each Test will have a maximum of 150 multiple-choice questions.
  • PGAT Paper 1 will be conducted online and offline mode. PGAT Paper 2 will only be held online.
  • For each correct answer, 2 marks are awarded whereas for a wrong answer 0.5 marks are deducted
  • The First 50 questions are compulsory for every student. It consists of questions from-
  1. General Awareness
  2. General English
  3. General Hindi
  4. Mental Ability
  • There will be two sets of 50 questions related to the subject which the candidate has chosen.
  • 3 hours are given to a candidate to complete the test.
  • If the candidate chooses only 1 subject then he/she will answer only 100 questions i.e. 50 from the compulsory section and 50 for the subject opted for.
  • If the candidate chooses 2 subjects than the question paper will comprise of 150 questions.
Mode of Examination Paper 1- online and offline Paper 2- Online
Number of Questions 100-150 (depending on the courses opted)
Maximum Marks 200-300 (depending on the courses opted)
Duration of Exam 3 hours
Sections in Paper 2
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Counseling for 2022 session will begin from the month of August 2022 onwards tentatively. University updates the dates and schedules for the respective sessions. After the result declaration, candidates have to reach the allotted venue for counselling and further admission process. The counselling will take place for candidates whose name appears on the merit list. Also, the merit will be determined on the basis of score obtained in PGAT 2022 and departmental additional test.

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