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The Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) of Arunachal Pradesh is all set to conduct two entrance examinations, M Phil and Ph D Entrance Test (RGUMPET-2019) and RGU Common Entrance Test (RGUCET)-2019 at five designated centers of the university from June next.

The RGU precisely has a total of 1796 combined seats in Ph D, M Phil, Post and Under Graduate courses, P G Diploma and Certificate programmes and they range anywhere from conventional to technical and professional ones.

The centers identified for RGUCET-2019 are the University’s campus in Rono Hills, Cotton University, Guwahati, Jawaharlal Nehru College, Pasighat, Indira Gandhi Government College, Tezu and Government College Bomdila.

Candidates can select any of these centers as per their preferences and convenience. The exams in these centers would be held from June 15 to 21.

Meanwhile, the RGUMPET-2019 for admissions to a total of 99 Ph D and 96 M Phil vacant seats in 21 departments shall be conducted at the RGU and the same is scheduled for June 11 and 12. RGU’s joint registrar (Academic) Dr David Pertin, while briefing on the progress of the modalities for admission on Thursday here, underscored that the university has opted to go for online admission pursuant to a decision taken in the last academic council meeting of the university.

He further informed that the online admission portal of RGU was made live on May 9 and till the evening of May 16 more than 2000 candidates have registered and have applied for different courses which are on offer.

“This is very encouraging and speaks volume of RGU’s popularity in this part of the country,” Dr Pertin said.

He further informed that candidates who are appearing in final semester/year examinations of any qualifying degrees are eligible to apply and sit for the ensuing RGUMPET and RGUCET.

“The candidates can apply without giving the details of the qualifying examinations in the educational qualification section of the admission form. However, their admissions on selection through entrance shall be confirmed only after scrutiny of the original documents and the result of their respective qualifying examinations,” Dr Pertin said.

One may visit the university’s website and its live portal for further detail on the eligibility criteria for admissions to the courses, syllabus and unit wise mark distribution for the entrances and sample question papers.

The online application submission would be closed on June 8 for RGUCET, while for RGUMPET the last date has been fixed for May 24.


Damien Lepcha is Northeast Now Correspondent in Arunachal Pradesh. He can be reached at:

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