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BAOU Admission 2021: Dates, Eligibility, Selection Criteria, Entrance Exam, Application Process

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Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University follows the online application process for admission. Interested candidates are required to fill the application available on the university’s official website.

The application forms for both UG and PG courses will be enabled on the university's official website by the first week of May 2021, according to the university. The entrance exam for admission to PG courses will be held in the first or second week of July 2021. Candidates can apply for both undergraduate and graduate programs at this university. The application process for undergraduate courses begins in the first week of May and concludes in the last week of July. The application process for PG courses begins in the first week of May and ends in the third week of July.

Candidates must pass the university's entrance exam in order to qualify for PG courses (BAOU Entrance Test for Open Degree Admissions). The exam will be held in the first and second weeks of July. Exam takers must download their admit cards at least two days prior to the exam, which will be available in the last week of June.

BAOU Admission 2021: Important Dates 

UG Courses Important Dates

EventDate
Application form release date1st week of May 2021
Last date for application3rd week of June 2021
1st cut-off list release2nd week of July 2021
1st cut-off list admission2nd week of July 2021
2nd cut-off list release2nd week of July 2021
2nd cut-off list admission2nd week of July 2021
3rd cut-off list release3rd week of July 2021
3rd cut-off list admission3rd week of July 2021
4thcut-off list release3rd week of July 2021
4th cut-off list admission3rd week of July 2021
5th cut-off list releaseLast week of July 2021
5th cut-off list admissionLast week of July 2021
6th cut-off list releaseLast week of July 2021
6th cut-off list admissionLast week of July 2021

PG Courses Important Dates

EventDate
Application form release date1st week of May 2021
Last date for application4th week of June 2021
Eligible candidates for entrance exam list release4th week of June 2021
Admit card releaseLast week of June 2021
Entrance exam date1st or 2nd week of July 2021
Interview date2nd week of July 2021
1st Admission list2nd week of July 2021
2nd Admission list3rd week of July 2021

BAOU Admission 2021: UG

Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University offers three major Undergraduate programs i.e. BA/ B.Com/ B.Sc which has a number of specializations. Below mentioned are the programs offered and their respective eligibility criteria, selection criteria, and course duration.

CourseEligibilityDurationSelection Criteria
B.ACompletion of 18 years of age by July 2021 and have passed the eligibility test conducted by BRAOU Or Pass in intermediate or its equivalent3 yearsStudents will be selected based on their performance on the entrance test OR Marks scored in 10+2
B.ComCompletion of 18 years of age by July 2021 and have passed the eligibility test conducted by BRAOU. Or Pass in intermediate or its equivalent3 years
B.ScCompletion of 18 years of age by July 2021 and have passed the eligibility test conducted by BRAOU. Or Pass in intermediate or its equivalent in science stream.3 years

BAOU BEd Admission 2021

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University offers B.Ed (2 years) with two different streams i.e. General and Special education. An entrance test is conducted to select the eligible candidates. Below mentioned are the programs offered and their respective eligibility criteria and selection criteria.

CourseSpecializationEligibilitySelection criteria
B.Ed-Should be an Indian Citizen with an age of 21 by July 2021. Passed with 50% in B.A./B.Sc./B.Com./B.C.A./ B.Sc.(Home Science)/BBM and/or in the Master’s Degree in Commerce/Social Sciences/ Humanities/Sciences at the time ET. (40% for SC/ST/BC/PH) Minimum two years of teaching experience or as a temporary teacher in any State/Central/Govt/Union Territory recognized Primary/Middle/High School or Engineering degree with 55 % marksStudents will be selected based on their performance on the entrance test
B.Ed(Special EducationVisual Impairment(VI), Mental Retardation (MR), Hearing Impairment(HI)Should be an Indian Citizen with an age of 19 by July 2021. Passed with 50% in B.A./B.Sc./B.Com./B.C.A./ B.Sc.(Home Science)/BBM and/or in the Master’s Degree in Commerce/Social Sciences/ Humanities/Sciences at the time ET. (40% for SC/ST/BC/PH)Entrance exam Score

BEd Entrance Exam Pattern

The B.Ed Entrance Exam will consist of 100 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) worth 100 points. English Comprehension is worth 25 points, while Telugu Proficiency and Mental Ability are worth 25 and 50 points, respectively. The B.Ed. Exam for Special Education would have 40 points for English Comprehension and 60 points for Academic Skill and Reasoning.

BAOU Admission 2021: MBA

Candidates must secure a minimum score in the Telangana or Andhra Pradesh ICET examination to be eligible for admission to the BRAOU MBA program. Final admission is based on Group Discussion and Personal Interviews. Candidates who clear Group Discussion will be called for Personal Interview. Below mentioned are the programs offered and their respective eligibility criteria and selection criteria.

CourseEligibilityDurationSelection Criteria
MBA (General)Candidates with 50% in Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. (40% for reserved categories)2 yearsEntrance exam (ICET), Group Discussion, Personal Interview.
MBA (Healthcare)Any graduate degree from a recognized university, other than Oriental Languages and Fine Arts, with a minimum of 50%2 years

BAOU Admission 2021: M.Sc and M.Com

Candidates with Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field are eligible to apply for M.Sc in this university. Admission is completely based on merit. Below mentioned are the programs offered and their respective eligibility criteria and selection criteria.

CourseSpecializationEligibilitySelection Criteria
M.ScMathematics / Applied MathematicsBachelor’s Degree in MathematicsMerit in the last qualifying examination
Botany, Environmental Science, Physics, Zoology, Chemistry.-Bachelor’s Degree in the respective subject
Psychology-Bachelor’s degree in any stream
M.com-Bachelor’s degree in B.Com./B.B.A./ B.B.M./B.A (Commerce)

BAOU Admission 2021: M.A and PG Diploma

Candidates with Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field are eligible to apply for M.A and PG Diploma in this university. Admission is completely based on merit. Below mentioned are the programs offered and their respective eligibility criteria and selection criteria.

CourseSpecializationEligibilitySelection Criteria
M.AHistory, Economics, Political Science, Public Administration Sociology, English.Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant subject.Students will be chosen based on their results on the qualifying test.
-Telugu, Hindi, Urdu.Graduation in any stream with the respective language as 2nd language.Merit in the last qualifying examination
-Journalism and Mass CommunicationGraduation in any stream-
PG DiplomaMarketing Management (PGDMM)Bachelor’s degree in any streamMerit in the last qualifying examination
-Business Finance (PGDBF)--
-Environmental Studies (PGDES)--
-Human Rights (PGDHR)--
-Women’s Studies (PGDWS)Bachelor’s degree in any streamMerit in the last qualifying examination
-Cultural Heritage & Tourism (PGDCHT)--
-Writing for Mass Media in Telugu (PGDWMMT)Bachelor’s degree in any stream or 10+2 with at least 3 years experience in writing for media and should be sponsored by the Press Academy of Telangana / Andhra Pradesh.-

BAOU Admission 2021: M.Phil and Ph.D

M.Phil and Ph.D. admission is based on the entrance exam and interview-based. Candidates qualified in CSIR NET/ UGC NET/ GATE/ SLET or JRF are also eligible to apply. Below mentioned are the programs offered and their respective eligibility criteria and selection criteria.

CourseSpecializationEligibilitySelection Criteria
M.Phil/Ph.dEnglish, Hindi, Urdu, Business Management, Commerce, Education, Chemistry, Env. Science, Math, Physics, Economics, Library & Inf. Science, History, Political Science, Public Administration, SociologyMaster’s degree in respective subject with 55% (40% for reserved categories)Entrance exam followed by Interview (or) Candidates qualified in CSIR NET/ UGC NET/ GATE/ SLET or JRF are exempted from University’s entrance exam

BAOU Admission 2021: FAQs 

Ques. What are the selection criteria for the Ph.D. program at BAOU?

Ans. Candidates must register online and submit a research proposal to be eligible for admission to BAOU's Ph.D. program. The university's RDC panel will make a decision and publish a list of chosen applicants on the official website based on their study proposal.

Ques. What are the details mentioned in the BAOU result 2021?

Ans. The candidate's roll number, form number, name, and counseling schedule are all included in the Ambedkar University result 2021.

Ques. What are the documents required for the BAOU Counseling process?

Ans. Xerox of the application form, One passport-size photo, Voters Card/Domicile Certificate/Address Proof/Passport Copy, Aadhar Card (optional), Certificate of passing the qualifying exam, Class X Certificate, Certificate of Migration (in original), EWS Certificate (if needed, Reservation Caste/Category Certificate (if needed).

Ques. What are the entrance exams accepted for M.Phil/Ph.D admission at BAOU?

Ans. Candidates who are qualified in CSIR NET/ UGC NET/ GATE/ SLET or JRF exams are eligible to apply for M.Phil / Ph.D. courses in BAOU.

Ques. What entrance exam is required for MBA admission in BAOU?

Ans. Candidates who clear the ICET (Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test) entrance exam are eligible to apply for BAOU.