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About AP ICET

AP ICET 2018 (Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test) is a Common Entrance examination for selection of the candidates for admission into MBA & MCA programs in the Universities and their affiliated colleges in Andhra Pradesh for the academic year 2018-19. AP ICET 2018 conducted by Venkateswara University on behalf of APSCHE. Application form can be submitted only through online mode on the official website from 1st week of March 2018 to 1st week of April 2018. The candidates who have completed their graduation of minimum 3 years from a recognised college or University are eligible to apply for appearing in the entrance examination. The last date to apply for the AP ICET without late fee is 1st week of  April 2018.

AP ICET 2018 Important Dates

 

Event

2017 Dates

2018 Dates

AP ICET 2018 Online Application Starts

1 March 2017

1st week of March 2018

AP ICET 2018 Online Application Ends without late fee

5 April 2017

1st week of April 2018

AP ICET 2018 Online Application Ends with late fee of Rs 500

12 April 2017

2nd week of April 2018

AP ICET 2018 Online Application Ends with late fee of Rs 1500

 19 April 2017

3rd week of April 2018

AP ICET 2018 Online Application Ends with late fee of Rs 2000

26 April 2017

4th week of April 2018

AP ICET 2018 Admit Card/Hall Tickets Availability

28 April 2017 

Last week of April 2018

AP ICET 2018 Entrance Test

2 May 2017

1st week of May 2017
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
2:30 to 5:00 PM

AP ICET 2018 Announcement of Preliminary Key

4 May 2017

1st week of May 2018

AP ICET 2018 Last Date for Submission of objections on Preliminary Key

7 May 2017

1st week of May 2018

AP ICET 2018 Final Key and AP ICET 2018 Exam Result

15 May 2017

3rd week of May 2018

 

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AP ICET Eligibility criteria

Domicile: The candidates want to appear in the AP ICET 2018 Examination must be an Indian citizen and should also satisfy local/non-local status requirements laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions.

Distance Education Students: The candidates who have completed their graduation on Distance Mode Program from the colleges or institute recognised by UGC or Dec or AICTE are also eligible to apply.

Final Year Students: The candidates who are appearing in the Final Year Examination of their qualifying degree can also apply for AP ICET 2018.

Educational Qualification for MBA

The candidates must have completed his/her graduation of minimum 3 years with aggregate marks of 50% (45% in case of reserved categories) from any college or institute which should be recognised by the UGC (University Grants Commission). Mathematics should be one of the subjects at class 10 level exam. 

Educational Qualification for MCA

The candidates want to appear in AP ICET 2018 for admission in MCA program must have graduation degree with aggregate marks of 50% (45% in case of reserved categories) from a UGC (University Grants Commission) recognised institute. Mathematics should be one of the subjects at Intermediate (+2) or Degree level.

AP ICET Application form and Admit Card

The candidates want to appear in APICET-2018 for admission in MBA/MCA program can submit the application form only through online mode on the official website of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education at http://sche.ap.gov.in. Or by following the link given below. The candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria have to submit the online application form by following the steps mentioned below.

AP ICET Application Form 2018

AP ICET 2017 Application Form

APICET 2018: Steps to Apply Online


STEP 1: Fee Payment

  • To submit the online application for AP ICET 2018, the candidates have to first make payment of the application fee. The candidates have to click fee payment option for make payment of the application fee. 
  • Now the candidates have to enter qualifying exam hall ticket number, candidate's name, candidate's date of birth, mobile number, alternate mobile number, candidate's e-mail id. Now the candidates can pay application fee through Credit card / Debit card / Net Banking.

STEP 2: Know Payment Status

  • After making payment of the application fee, the candidates must check the payment status for proceeding to fill the application form. The candidates have to click the option “Know your Payment Status”.
  • Thereafter the candidates have to enter qualifying exam hall ticket number and mobile number which were entered during making payment of the application fee. Now the candidates will be able to see their application payment status.
  • Payment status will be shown as success or failure and the candidates who successfully paid for application form will be shown payment reference ID.

STEP 3: Fill the Application Form

  • The candidates who have successfully paid the application fee will be able to fill the application form. To fill the application fee, the candidates have to first, enter registration number, payment reference ID, qualifying exam hall ticket number, mobile number and date of birth.
  • Now the candidates will enter the main application page. The candidates have to provide their personal details such as name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, gender, Aadhaar Card Number, birth district, birth state, ration card number, caste category, local area, an annual income of the parents, candidate’s bank account details.
  • Now the candidates have to provide their address and contact details like house number, village, town, state, pin code, mobile number, alternative mobile number, email ID etc and details of their qualifying exam, details of common entrance test and details of entire educational qualification.
  • Now the candidates have to choose two preferences of the exam centres of their choice from the list given there.

STEP 4: Upload Photo & Signature

  • Now the candidates have to upload the scanned copy of their latest coloured passport size photo and signature.
  • An old photograph of the candidates can be rejected. The quality of the photograph should be good and must follow the uploading criteria as under:

Particular

Format

Maximum Size

Photograph

.jpg or .jpeg

50 Kb

Signature

.jpg or.jpeg

30 Kb

 

Application Submission


The candidates can submit AP ICET 2018 application form only through online mode and the application form cam be submitted on the official website.  After successful submission of the application form, confirmations message “Your application is Submitted Successfully. Please note your Registration Number for further reference” will appear on the screen. Now the candidates have to take a print out of completed application form. The registration number will be used for future reference. The printout of the application form has not to be sent via post.

AP ICET Admit Card 2018


The candidates, who have successfully submitted AP ICET 2018 online application form on the official website, will be eligible to download the examination hall ticket/Admit card from Last week of April 2018 onwards. The candidates can download their examination admit card by entering registration number and date of birth. AP ICET admit card will carry basic personal details of the candidates, exam details and examination centre details etc.

AP ICET Fees

The candidates want to submit AP ICET 2018 application form for appearing in the entrance test will have to pay the application fee as under:

Particular

Fee

Fee Amount for APICET-2018

Rs 450

Processing Fee

Rs 57

Total Fee

Rs 507

AP ICET 2018 Late Fee of Application Submission

 

Application Fee Last date of Submission
With Late Fee (Rs 500)

 


Last week of April 2018


With Late Fee (Rs 1000)
With Late Fee (Rs 2000)

AP ICET Result and Counselling

The candidates will be selected for admission into MBA or MCA programs in Universities colleges and their affiliated colleges in Andhra Pradesh for the academic year 2018-19 mainly on the basis of score in AP ICET 2018 entrance examination. The candidates will be called for personal interview and group discussion. The candidates will be offered seat into the program MBA/MCA on the basis of score in AP ICET 2018, performance in GD & PI.

Preparation of AP ICET Merit List 2018


The candidates who have secured 25% qualifying marks in the AP ICET 2018 entrance examination (50 out of 200) and the candidates belongs to SC/ST category will be assigned the rank in the merit list on the basis of marks secured in AP ICET 2018.

In case of Tie, If one or more candidates have scored same marks in AP ICET 2018 by more than one candidate, the following criteria will be followed to resolve the tie:

  1. By considering the marks scored in Section-A
  2. If the tie persists, marks obtained by a student in Section-B will be taken into consideration
  3. If the tie still persists, the tie will be resolved by taking into account age of the candidate giving the older candidate priority.

AP ICET Exam pattern

AP ICET 2018 Entrance test is designed to measure the candidate’s ability to use verbal & mathematical skills and to think systematically. The entrance test will be conducted on 2 May 2018. The candidates appearing in the exam have to follow the examination pattern given below:

  • Duration of the Test: 150 minutes
  • The medium of the test: English only for Section-C and English & Telugu for Section-A & Section-B of the question paper.
  • Question Type: Objective
  • Total number of questions: 200
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark for each correct answer

Details

Number of questions

Section A: Analytical Ability

Data Sufficiency

20

Problem Solving

55

Section B: Mathematical Ability

Arithmetical Ability

35

Algebraical and Geometrical Ability

30

Statistical Ability

10

Section C: Communication Ability

Vocabulary

10

Business and Computer Terminology

10

Functional Grammar

15

Reading Comprehension

15

Total

200 Marks

AP ICET Important details

AP ICET 2018 entrance examination will be conducted in the following centres and the candidates want to appear in the entrance examination have to choose any two examination centres at the time of the filing of the AP ICET Application Form.

AP ICET 2018 Exam Centres

 

District

Locations

Anantapur

Anantapur, Gooty, Hindupur, Puttaparthi

Chittoor

Chittoor, Madanapalle, Puttur, Tirupati

East Godavari

Chittoor, Madanapalle, Puttur, Tirupati

Guntur

Bapatla, Guntur, Narasaraopeta

Hyderabad

Bapatla, Guntur, Narasaraopeta

Krishna

Challapalli, Gudlavalleru, Kanchikacherla, Mylavaram, Vijayawada

Kurnool

Kurnool, Nandyal, Yemmiganuru

Prakasam

Chirala, Kandhukur, Markapuram, Ongole

Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore

Gudur, Kavali, Nellore

Srikakulam

Rajam, Srikakulam, Tekkali

Visakhapatnam

Anakapalli, Madhurawada, Visakhapatnam

Vizianagaram

Bobbili, Kothavalasa, Vizianagaram

West Godavari

Bhimavaram, Eluru, Narasapuram, Tadepalligudem

YSR Kadapa

Kadapa, Proddatur, Rajampeta

 

AP ICET 2018 Exam Syllabus


The candidates seek admission into MBA/MCA program must perform excellently in the AP ICET 2018 Entrance exam which will be held on 1st week of May 2018. The candidates have to prepare for the entrance by covering the syllabus given below:

Section-A: Analytical Ability:

1. Data Sufficiency

A question is given followed by data in the form of two statements labelled as (i) and (ii ). If the data given in (i) alone is sufficient to answer the question then choice (1) is the correct answer. If the data given in (ii) alone is sufficient to answer the question then choice (2) is the correct answer. If both (i) and (ii) put together are sufficient to answer the question but neither statement alone is sufficient, then choice (3) is the correct answer. If both (i) and (ii) put together are not sufficient to answer the question and additional data is needed, then choice (4) is the correct answer.

2. Problem Solving

Sequences and Series: Analogies of numbers and alphabet, completion of blank spaces following the pattern in a:b::c:d relationship; odd thing out: missing number in a sequence or a series.

Data Analysis: The data are given in a Table, Graph, Bar diagram, Pie Chart, Venn Diagram or a Passage is to be analysed and the questions pertaining to the data are to be answered.

Coding and Decoding Problems: A code pattern of English Alphabet is given. A given word or a group of letters are to be coded or decoded based on the given code or codes.

Date, Time & Arrangement Problems: Calendar problems, clock problems, blood relationships, arrivals, departures and schedules, seating arrangements, symbol and notation interpretation.

Section-B: Mathematical Ability

1. Arithmetical Ability

Laws of indices, ratio and proportion; surds; numbers and divisibility, l.c.m. and g.c.d; Rational numbers, Ordering.; Percentages; Profit and loss; Partnership, Pipes and cisterns, time, distance and work problems, areas and volumes, mensuration, modular arithmetic.

2. Algebraical and Geometrical Ability

Statements, Truth tables, implication converse and inverse, Tautologies-Sets, Relations and functions, applications – Equation of a line in different forms

Trigonometry - Trigonometric ratios, Trigonometric ratios of standard angles, (0°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 90°, 180°): Trigonometric identities: sample problems on heights and distances, Polynomials; Remainder theorem and consequences; Linear equations and expressions; Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Matrices, Notion of a limit and derivative; Plane geometry - lines, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Circles, Coordinate geometry-distance between points.

3. Statistical Ability

Frequency distributions, Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviation, Correlation, simple problems on Probability.

Section-C: Communication Ability

Objectives of the Test:

Candidates will be assessed on the ability to:

  • Identify vocabulary used in day-to-day communication.
  • Understand the functional use of grammar in day-to-day communication as well as in business contexts.
  • Identify the basic terminology and concepts in computer and business contexts (letters, reports, memoranda, agenda, minutes etc.).
  • Understand written text and drawing inferences.
    • Part 1: Vocabulary
    • Part 2: Business and Computer Terminology
    • Part 3: Functional Grammar
    • Part 4: Reading Comprehension (3 Passages).

AP ICET Contact

The Convener,
APICET, First Floor, New Mba Building,
Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati - 517502, 
Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh

Office - 0877 2248488
Mobile - 9490803157
E-Mail: convener.apicet2017@gmail.com