Dr. B.R. AMBEDKAR OPEN UNIVERSITY, Eligibility Test-2020 for Admission into UG Programmes(B.A/B.Com/B.Sc.)

Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Open University admits the candidates into Under-Graduate Programmes through two streams: i.e., (i) Formal Stream, under which for candidates who passed Intermediate from Board of Intermediate Education / Intermediate through National Open School / Equivalent examination known as direct admission and (ii) Non-Formal Stream -Where candidates without any formal educational qualifications mentioned above, but completed or going to complete 18 years of age as on 01-07-2020 and qualified in the Eligibility Test (ET) conducted by the University. The main objective for the establishment of Dr. BRAOU was to provide higher educational opportunities to the people who couldn’t continue their education through conventional mode or those who discontinued their studies due to various reasons.

The University makes use of multimedia instructional package which includes print material of self-instructional style, face-to-face contact classes on Sundays at the Study Centres, broadcast / telecast of lessons through AIR/ Doordarshan Yadagiri/ Sapthagiri etc., to reach the students. The University has a network of 179 study centres (including 23 Regional Coordination Centres). ALL THE PROGRAMMES OF THE UNIVERSITY ARE RECOGNISED BY THE DISTANCE EDUCATION BUREAU (DEB), UGC, NEW DELHI. The Eligibility Test conducted by the University is intended to admit the Candidates into B.A/ B.Com/ B.Sc., programmes. It is neither an Entrance Test nor a Competitive Examination. It is conducted to ensure that the candidates possess the necessary skills of reading, writing, analysis and arithmetic abilities to understand the content of the course material to be supplied to them by the University, after their admission into under graduate Programme.


1. Candidates appearing for Eligibility Test – 2020, are advised to register their name through ‘On-line’ www.braouonline.in

2. For further details, please contact the nearby Dr. BRAOU Study Center of your area and to fill the particulars online.

3. Before registration, read the information Brochure completely.

4. Pay the Registration fee of Rs. 300/- (Three Hundred Only) by using Credit/ Debit card OR Rs.310/- (Three Hundred and Ten Only) through AP/TS Online Franchisee centre.

5. For Online registrations please carry your relevant Certificates in Support of Age, Social Status and a passport size photo (5 x 3.7 cm) to the nearby Online or Net Centre.

6. If you provide either mobile number of your own or mobile number of your relatives/ friends, so as to enable the University to send SMS to you on various activities. Please do not change your mobile number till the completion of your course.

7. Model ET Question paper is given in the Information Brochure for your reference. Go through it carefully.

8. For your convenience, necessary instructions are also given to fill the OMR Answer Sheet.

Name of the Programmes

  1. Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  2. Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
  3. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc)


Last Date for Registration04-04-2020
Date of Entrance Test19-04-2020
Timings10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Declaration of ET ResultsFirst week of May 2020
Commencement of Admissions into First YearJune, 2020


First read the ET information so as to fill the application on-line.

a) To register for ET-2020, log into the University Portal i.e., www.braouonline.in, and fill the application form and pay Rs. 300/- (Three Hundred only) either through Debit/Credit card OR Rs 310/- (Three Hundred and Ten only) through AP Online/ TS Online Centre.

b) Carry all Certificates required for proof, like Date of Birth / Social Category (if applicable)/ Aadhar Card, Other Certificates if any, with you (For DOB Proof, carry School Transfer Certificate/SSC/DOB Certificate issued by local authorities) for uploading the information online. Affidavit issued by Notary is not considered as a proof of Date of Birth by the University

c) Fill the Application Form of ET ‘On-Line’.

d) The information given by you will be entered in the records of the University for future needs ‘as-it-is’ and cannot be altered later under any circumstances.

e) The Candidates who have passed SSC or its equivalent Examination are informed to enter their name / father’s name / date of birth, as per that certificate only. In case of Candidates who have not passed SSC the details are to be filled as per the school transfer certificate.

f) Select your Modern Indian Language carefully. Also fill other columns like Medium of Instruction, Social Status, Area of Residence, etc.

g) For wrong information provided in the application form by the candidate the responsibility lies with the applicant only and the University cannot be held liable for it h) See the next pages for Code Numbers of ET Examination Centres.

i) Pay an amount of Rs.300 (Three Hundred only) towards Registration Fee using Credit / Debit card OR Rs.310 (Three Hundred and Ten only) at the ONLINE FRANCHISEE CENTRE and obtain receipt for the same (Please retain the receipt for further reference).

j) After filling the Application Form, enter the details of the registration fee paid in the Form. Upload latest Pass Port size (5 x 3.7 cm size) photograph (60 KB) with Signature (20KB) below it. Digital Passport size photos/ stamp size photos are not permitted.

k) Provide your mobile number, or mobile number of your relatives. Furnishing Mobile Number is mandatory as it facilitates the university to send information through SMS on various occasions. Please don’t change your mobile number till the completion of the course.

l) Before clicking on the ‘SUBMIT’ button, please verify all the details entered once again carefully. m) After submitting the Form, the operator will print and give you a copy of your application. Keep it with you for future reference.


Applicants must go to the Examination Centre which they have opted for ATLEAST TWO DAYS BEFORE the ET and collect their Hall Tickets. NOTE: If more number of applicants choose a single centre for examination, the university may allot some of them to a nearby centre. Similarly if the number of candidates in any examination centre is less they may be allotted to any other nearby examination centre. Hence, the applicants are advised to collect their Hall Tickets well in advance to avoid last minute hurry. The Hall Tickets can also be downloaded from the website: www.braou.ac.in /www.braouonline.in.


DATE: 19th APRIL, 2020

TIME : 10:00 am to 12:30 pm




  • Use OMR Answer sheet supplied in the Examination Hall to answer the Eligibility Test Question Paper
  • Use Blue/Black ball point pen only to fill OMR Sheet Columns need to be filled in the OMR answer sheet with either Blue or Black Ball Point Pen, as per the instructions of the invigilators.
  • Hence, carry Blue / Black Ball Point Pen to the Examination Centre. Don’t carry any other objectionable material like mobile phones and books to the examination hall.
  • Read the instructions on the OMR sheet carefully before answering the Question paper.
  • Check whether your name and HT Number are printed correctly on the OMR. If there is any discrepancy, bring it to the notice of the invigilator immediately
  • Write your Name and HT Number etc., at the place specified. Ask your Invigilator if you have any doubts.
  • As all questions have multiple answers, choose the correct answer carefully and darken the circle of the correct answer with blue/black ball point only. For example, out of the multiple answers (1) (2) (3) (4), if 2 is the right answer, darken the circle like this…… • …….. in the box.
  • After examination, hand over only OMR sheet to the invigilator. You can take away the Question Paper with you.


The University will send the Marks Memos to all candidates who appeared in ET to their residential addresses. The memos will be kept in the University website also. Candidates who are qualified in the ET can approach the study centre where they want to seek admission, along with the ET Marks Memo. You are informed to pay the prescribed fee for taking admission into UG I year. The minimum duration to complete BA/B.Com/B.Sc., Programmes is THREE years. The subjects to be studied in B.A., B.Com., & B.Sc., Programmes can be known at the time of taking admissions.


See the enclosed model question paper and read each question carefully and completely. You will realise that many of the questions are familiar to you and you know the answers, but you may have to think very hard to recall the answers. Try to answer all the questions on your own without seeking any help from others. You may have other friends in your locality who may also be appearing for this test. You can form a small group and discuss answers to questions in the model question papers. Read the books related to English, second languages, Arithmetic, Social Sciences and General Science. News paper reading may help you to answer some questions on current affairs. Even if you live in a small town you may have access to a small library. Visit the library and read the latest General Knowledge books available. There may be friends in your locality who may be appearing for some competitive exams. Seek their help and guidance. Spend two or three hours a day from the time you apply for the test till the time you appear for the test. These efforts will make you realise that you already have the necessary skills in you. Qualifying in the test will give you further confidence to cope with the study of the course material that you would receive from the University after you join the Degree Programme.

NOTE: For your reference ET Paper – I: English Language, General Knowledge &Aptitude & Paper – II: Modern Indian Language – Telugu are provided in this brochure. However, complete set of ET Model Question papers, i.e., Paper I – English Language, General Knowledge & Aptitude & Paper II – Modern Indian Languages (Telugu, Hindi, Urdu & Functional English) are kept in the University website. Interested candidates can download them.

Dr. B.R. AMBEDKAR OPEN UNIVERSITY List of Study Centers – District Wise (Telangana)

S. NoStudy Center NameCode
1Govt. Degree College for Men (RCC), Adilabad1
2Govt. City College Hyderabad22
3PG College(OU), Secunderabad23
4Indira Priyadarshini Govt. Degree College for Women, Nampally26
5Govt. Degree College for Women (RCC), Begumpet28
6Govt. Degree College (RCC), Khairathabad29
7B.J. R. Govt. Degree College, Narayanaguda30
8Nizam College, Gundfoundry, Hyderabad34
9Govt. Degree College, Chanchalguda, Hyderabad35
10Vivekananda Govt. College, Vidyanagar, Hyderabad129
11Sardar Patel College, Padmarao Nagar,Secunderabad139
12Govt. Degree College, Hussaini Alam, Hyderabad194
13Govt. Degree College, Falaknuma, Hyderabad221
14Govt. Degree College, Metpally46
15SKNR Govt. Degree College, Jagityal79
16ABV Govt. Degree College, Jangaon87
17Govt. Degree College, Mahadevpur48
19Govt. Degree College, Bhupalapally149
19MALD Govt. Arts & Science College, Gadwal96
20Govt. Degree College, Banswada60
21Govt. Arts & Science College, Kamareddy95
22Govt. Degree College, Bichukonda216
23Govt. Degree College, Yellareddy222
24SRR Govt. Degree College (RCC), Karimnagar6
25Govt. Degree College, Huzurabad50
26Govt. Degree College for Women, Karimnagar155
27Govt. Degree, College, Jammikunta175
28S.R. & BGNR Govt. Degree College (RCC), Khammam7
29Govt. Degree College for Women, Khammam71
30Govt. Degree College, Madhira94
31J.V.R. Govt. Degree College, Sathupalli142
32SKE Degree College, Sirpurkagajnagar51
33Govt. Degree College, Bhadrachalam39
34S.R. Govt. Arts & Science College, Kothagudem56
35Govt. Degree College, Paloncha127
36Govt. Degree College, Yellandu137
37MVS Govt. Arts & Science College (RCC), Mahaboobnagar9
38Sri Chittem Narsi Reddy Memorial Govt. Degree College, Narayanpet141
39Dr. B.R.R. Govt. Degree College, Jadcherla146
40NTR Govt. Degree College for Women, Mahaboobnagar157
41Govt. Degree College, Mahaboobabad105
42Govt. Degree College, Thorrur187
43Govt. Degree College, Garla211
44Govt. Degree College, Bellampalli109
45Govt. Degree College, Mancherial119
46Govt. Degree College, Luxettipet230
47Govt. Degree College, Medak98
48Govt. Degree College, Narsapur136
49Central Prison, Cherlapally31
50Govt. Degree College, Malkajgiri131
51Govt. Degree College, Kukatpally148
52Govt. Degree College, Mulugu69
53Govt. Degree College, Eturunagaram225
54Govt. Model Degree College, Kalwakurthy120
55Sri Umamaheswara Govt. Degree College, Kondanagula143
56Govt. Degree College, Nagarkurnool179
57Govt. Degree College, Kollapur196
58Nagarjuna Govt. College (RCC), Nalgonda10
59KNM Govt. Degree College, Miryalguda40
60MKR Govt. Degree College, Devarakonda121
61Govt. Degree College for Women, Ramagiri158
62Govt. Degree College, Nirmal103
63GRP Govt. Degree College, Bhainsa140
64Girraj Govt. Degree College (RCC), Nizamabad12
65Govt. Degree College, Bodhan104
66Govt. Degree College, Morthad135
67Govt. Degree College, Armoor185
68Govt. Degree College, Bheemgal201
69Govt. Degree College, Manthani49
70Govt. Degree College, Peddapalli54
71Govt. Degree College, Godavarikhani55
72Govt. Degree College,Ghambhiraopet232
73Govt. Degree College, Agraharam173
74Govt. Degree College, Shadnagar57
75Govt. Degree College, Chevella169
76Govt. Degree College, Hayathnagar171
77Govt. Degree College, Ibrahimpatnam172
78Govt. Degree College, Patancheru, Sangareddy36
79Tara Govt. Degree College, Sangareddy63
80Govt. Degree College, Zahirabad124
81N.M. Degree College, Jogipet180
82Govt. Degree College, Sadasivapet224
83Govt. Degree College (RCC), Siddipet15
84Govt. Degree College, Gajwel138
85Govt. Degree College, Husnabad174
86Govt. Degree College, Cheriyal186
87SV College, Suryapet97
88K.R.R. Govt. Degree College, Kodad147
89Govt. Degree College, Huzurnagar199
90SAP Arts & Science College, Vikarabad70
91Sri Ramalingeshwara Degree College, Kulkacherla114
92Peoples College, Tandur125
93Govt. Degree College, Kodangal198
94Govt. Degree College for Men, Wanaparthy99
95Govt. Degree College, Parkal,113
96CKM Arts and Sci College, Warangal227
97University Arts & Science College (RCC), Warangal,21
98Kakatiya Govt. Degree College, Hanamakonda,75
99Central Prison, Warangal117
100Govt. Degree College, Narsampet229
101Govt. Degree College, Aler58
102Sri Laxminarsimha Swamy Degree College, Bhongir144
103Govt. Degree College, Ramannapet181

Dr. B.R. AMBEDKAR OPEN UNIVERSITY List of Study Centers – District Wise (Andhra Pradesh)

S. NoStudy Center NameCode
1Govt. Degree College for Men (RCC), Anantapur2
2SDGS College, Hindupur52
3SKP Govt. Degree College, Guntakal76
4KH Govt. Degree College, Dharmavaram102
5KSN Govt. Degree College for Women, Anantapur108
6Govt. Degree College, Uravakonda162
7SV Arts College (RCC), Tirupati17
8Govt. Degree College, Puttur41
9SVA Degree College for Men, Srikalahasti47
10PVKN Govt. College, Chittoor64
11Govt. Degree College, Kuppam65
12Govt. Degree College, Satyaveedu66
13B. T. College, Madanapalli84
14SPW Degree College, Tirupati161
15SVCR Govt. Degree College, Palamaner217
16Govt. Degree College (RCC), Rajahmundry14
17Govt. Degree College, Pitapuram61
18P.R. Govt. Degree College, Kakinada62
19Central Prison, Rajahmundry74
20Govt. Degree College, Razole115
21VKV Govt. Degree College , Kothapeta116
22SKBR College, Amalapuram132
23MVNJS & RVR College of Arts & Sci., Malikipuram205
24Govt. Degree College, Jaggamepet231
25J.K.C. College (RCC), Guntur5
26DRN & SCVS Degree College, Chilakaluripet72
27SKRB Reddy College, Narasaraopet91
28VSR & NVR College, Tenali100
29AGKM College, Sattenapally126
30Govt. Degree College for Men (RCC), Kadapa3
31SCNR Govt. College, Proddutur77
32Govt. Degree College, Rajampet123
33SKR Govt. College for Women, Kadapa154
34Govt. Degree College, Porumamilla163
35Govt. Degree College, Jammalamadugu164
37Govt. Degree College, Kodur RS190
38SRR & CVR Govt. Degree College (RCC), Machavaram, Vijayawada 
39KVR College, Nandigama85
40Dharma Apparao College, Nuziveedu86
41ANR Arts & Science College, Gudiwada107
42Govt. Degree College Tiruvur197
43Govt. Degree College, Avanigadda212
44Silver Jubilee Govt. Degree College (RCC), Kurnool8
45PSC & KVS Govt.College, Nandyal80
46Adoni Arts & Science College, Adoni81
47Govt. Degree College, Srisailam88
48KVR Govt. Degree College for Women, Kurnool156
49G.V.R.S. Govt. Degree College, Dhone178
50SML Govt. Degree College, Yemmiganuru223
51Sri Sarvodaya College (RCC), Nellore11
52Jawahar Bharathi College, Kavali59
53Govt. Degree College, Naidupet101
54D.K. Govt. Degree College for Women, Nellore159
55P.R.R. & V.S. Govt. Degree College, Vidavaluru183
56S.R.J. Degree College, Atmakur193
57MRR Govt. Degree College, Udayagiri214
58Central Prison, Mulapeta, Nellore226
59CSR Sarma College (RCC), Ongole13
60VRS & YRN College, Chirala43
61Govt. Degree College, Kanigiri90
62SV Arts&Science College, Giddalur122
63S.V.K.P. College, Markapur152
64TRR Govt. Degree College, Kandukur203
65Govt. Degree College for Men (RCC), Srikakulam16
66Govt. Degree & P.G. College, Tekkali44
67Govt. Degree College, Itchapuram83
68Govt. Model Degree College, Pathapatnam204
69SBSYM Degree College, Kashibugga207
70Dr. V.S. Krishna Govt. Degree College (RCC), Visakhapatnam19
71SGA Govt. Degree College, Yelamanchili68
72Govt. Degree College, Paderu128
73MR College (Autonomus) (RCC), Vizianagaram20
74SV Degree College, Parvathipuram92
75Sir CRR College (RCC), Eluru4
76DNR College, Bhimavaram45
77Govt. Degree College, Chinthalapudi206

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad PROGRAMMES ON OFFER (2020-21)

(A) Master’s Programmes

1. M.A. Economics (Telugu Medium: 1994)

2. M.A. Political Science (Telugu Medium: 1993)

3. M.A. Public Administration (Telugu Medium: 1993)

4. M.A. Sociology (Telugu Medium: 2002) .

5. M.Sc. Psychology (English Medium: 2009)

6. M.A. English (2003)

7. M.A. Hindi (2008)

8. M.A. Telugu (2008)

9. M.A. Urdu(2010)

10. M.Sc. Mathematics (English Medium: 1993)

11. M.Sc. Applied Mathematics (English Medium: 1993)

12. M.Sc. Botany (English VIcdium:2008)

13. M.Sc. Chemistry (English Medium:2008)

14. M.Sc. Environmental Science (English Medium:2008)

15. M.Sc. Physics (English Medium:2008)

16. M.Sc. Zoology (English Medium:2008)

17. M.Com. (English Medium:2003)

(B) Post Graduate Diploma Programmes

1. P.O. Diploma in Marketing Management (English Medium: 1996)

2. P.O. Diploma in Business Finance (English Medium: 1996)

3. P.G. Diploma in Writing for Mass Media in Telugu (1996) .

4. P.G. Diploma in Environmental Studies (English Medium: 1996)

5. P.G. Diploma in Human Rights (English Medium: 2000)

6. P.G. Diploma in Women’s Studies (English Medium: 2001)

7. P.G. Diploma in Culture & Heritage Tourism (English Medium : 2011)

(C) Professional Programmes (Post Bachelor’s Level)

1. Master’s Degree in Business Administration (English Medium: 1993)

2. Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Hospital and Health Care Management) (English Medium:2008)

3. Master’s Degree in Library & Information Science (English Medium: 1998)

4. Bachelor’s Degree in Library & Information Science (English Medium: 1985, Telugu Medium:2003)

5. Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Telugu Medium:2008)

6. Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Special Education) (English & Telugu Medium:2009)

(D) Bachelor’s Degree Programmes

1. Bachelor of Arts (Telugu and English Media: 1983, Urdu Medium: 1995)

2. Bachelor of Commerce (Telugu and English Media: 1983)

3. Bachelor of Science (Telugu and English Media: 1983, Urdu Medium: 1996)

(E) Certificate Programmes

1. Certificate Programme in Food and Nutrition (Telugu Medium: 1989)

2. Certificate Programme in Literacy and Community Development (Telugu Medium : 2011)

3. Certificate Programme in N.G.O.s Management (Telugu Medium : 2011)

4. Certificate Programme in Early Childhood Care and Education (English Medium : 2011)

Note: Years in parentheses indicate the year of launching of the programme

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