AP ICET 2020 – Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, has issued the AP ICET 2020 Provisional Allotment List online at apicet.nic.in or sche.ap.gov.in. The qualified candidates have to take part in the counselling. Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET) is conducted for the candidates who want to take admission in MBA, MCA, and 2 year lateral entry MCA program. Check more information about AP ICET 2020 from this page.
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AP ICET 2020
To qualify AP ICET 2020, candidates need to score more than 25% marks i.e 50 out 200. Candidates can check all the important dates for AP ICET 2020 from the table below.
|Notification of AP ICET 2020||29 Feb 2020|
|Releasing of Online application form||03 Mar 2020|
|Last date to fill Online application form without late fee (Rs.550/-)|
|Last date to fill online application form with late fee of Rs. 2000/- |
(+ Rs.550/- Registration Fee)
30 Jun 2020
|Last date to fill online application form with late fee of Rs. 5000/-|
(+ Rs.550/- Registration Fee)
11 Jul 2020
|Last date to fill online application form with late fee of Rs. 10,000/- |
(+ Rs.550/- Registration Fee)
|Application form correction|
10 – 13 Jul 2020
|AP ICET 2020 Exam Center Change||24 – 25 Jun 2020|
|Downloading of hall tickets||03 Sep 2020 (out)|
|AP ICET 2020 exam date||10 Sept 2020 to 11 Sept 2020|
|Publishing of preliminary answer key||12 Sep 2020 (out)|
|Last date to receiving objects against preliminary answer key||15 Sep 2020|
|Declaration of result||25 Sep 2020|
|Availability of rank card||30 Sep 2020|
|Submission of declaration report (For COVID positive students)||Till 03 Oct 2020|
AP ICET 2020 Admit Card
The official authority has released the admit card for AP ICET 2020 on the official website. Candidates need to login with their registration number and DOB to download their respective AP ICET 2020 admit card. It comprises of crucial details like name, date, test centre name and address, timings and instructions for the exam. No candidate is allowed inside the test centre without their AP ICET 2020 admit card and a valid identity proof.
AP ICET 2020 – Exam for COVID Positive Students
While declaring the result of AP ICET 2020, Andhra Pradesh Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh said that a second chance will be given to those students who were tested COVID positive and were quarantined at the time of the examination.
Such candidates have to apply by sending an e-mail with their hall ticket, COVID-19 positive report, and declaration form given below. The e-mail can be sent to this id: email@example.com. The e-mail has to be sent on or before October 03, 2020 (5.00 PM). The exact dates for the entrance test will be announced later.
In regards to the exam for these students, earlier the education minister said, “For six students who could not take the exam because they were tested positive for Coronavirus, we will conduct it on October 07, 2020.” However, the exact exam dates are yet to be confirmed.
Click here to download the declaration form.
AP ICET 2020 Result
Candidates can check AP ICET 2020 result at sche.ap.gov.in. For checking AP ICET 2020 result, candidates need to enter their registration number and AP ICET hall ticket number. After the announcement of result, a merit list is also published on the official website. A rank card is also published for the candidates who have qualified the exam.
Tie – Breaking Criteria
In case, two or more candidates get the same marks then, the tie is solved following the below mentioned criteria.
- Candidate who will get higher marks in section A
- If the tie still persists, then the candidate who will get higher marks in section B
- Candidate who is older in age will be preferred
AP ICET 2020 normalisation process:
Since the exam is held in multiple shifts, there is a need for normalisation. The normalisation process is applied to rule out any differences in the level of difficulty among the shifts.
Click here to know the entire normalisation process of AP ICET 2020.
AP ICET 2020 Cut off
For taking admission in MBA / MCA courses, the candidates are required to have minimum qualifying marks and for that, they are required to score the minimum marks set by the governing authority. Check the cut off for AP ICET 2020.
|Category||Minimum Cut off Percentage||Minimum Qualifying Marks|
|General||25%||50 out of 200|
AP ICET 2020 Answer Key
AP ICET 2020 answer key has been released online in pdf format. The answer key contains correct answers for all the questions asked in the exam. Candidates can use it to predict their score in the exam even before the result for the exam is declared. If candidates are not satisfied with the answers indicated in the preliminary answer key, they can challenge it.
After considering the errors, the authority releases the final answer key. As per the answers indicated in the final answer key, the result for AP ICET is compiled.
AP ICET 2020 New Exam Dates
The official authority has released the new exam dates for AP ICET 2020. The exam will be now be conducted on September 10 and 11, 2020. Check the revised dates for AP ICET 2020 given below.
AP ICET 2020 Application Form
Candidates can fill AP ICET 2020 application form through the online mode only at sche.ap.gov.in. Make sure the eligibility criteria is fulfilled before filling the application form. Check the steps given below to fill AP ICET application form.
Step 1: Fee Payment – Candidates have to pay the application fee first by accessing the official website.
Step 2: Know your payment status – Candidates can check the payment by click on the “know your payment status” link.
Step 3: Fill Application – After the payment, the candidates have to enter personal details, bank details, address, qualification details and details of the common entrance test and click on the “Save” button.
Step 4: Print application form – Preview the application form to see all the details entered in the form are correct or not and click on the “confirm/ freeze” button for final submission. As the last step, take printouts of the confirmation page that the form has been submitted.
Application fee: Rs 550
Modes of payment:
- Debit card or
- Credit card or
- Net banking or
- Ap online by cash
AP ICET 2020 Syllabus
AP ICET 2020 exam contains three sections i.e., Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability, and Communication Ability. The questions are asked from the following topics:
- Data Sufficiency
- Sequences and series
- Data Analysis
- Coding and decoding problems
- Date, Time and Arrangement problems
- Arithmetical Ability
- Algebraical and Geometrical Ability
- Statistical Ability
- Functional Grammar
- Business and Computer Terminology
- Reading Comprehension (3 passgaes)
AP ICET 2020 Exam Pattern
The candidates can check AP ICET 2020 exam pattern given below.
Language of the exam: The language of section C will be in English. For A and B sections, the question paper shall be available in English and Telugu
Duration: The duration of the exam is 150 minutes
Type of questions: MCQ type questions are asked in the exam
Sections: There are 3 sections in the test
Total marks: The exam is of 200 marks
Marking scheme: Each question is of 01 mark.
The candidates can check the distribution of questions and marks from below:
|Sections||Name of the sections||No. of questions|
i) Data Sufficiency
ii) Problem Solving
i) Arithmetical Ability
ii) Algebraical and Geometrical Ability
iii) Statistical Ability
ii) Business and Computer Terminology
iii) Functional Grammar
iv) Reading Comprehension
AP ICET 2020 Books
Check the important books for AP ICET 2020 given below.
|How to Prepare for Verbal Ability|
and Reading Comprehension for the CAT
|50 Plus Solved Papers MBA Entrances||Buy Here|
|Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations||Buy Here|
|A Complete Study Package for MCA Entrances||Buy Here|
|A Comprehensive Guide for MCA Entrance Examination||Buy Here|
|Solved Papers for MCA Entrances||Buy Here|
AP ICET 2020 Exam Centre
The candidates can check AP ICET 2020 exam centres given below.
|Anantpur||Anantapur, Gooty, Hindupur, Puttaparthi|
|Chittoor||Chittoor, Mandaapalle, Puttur, Tirupati|
|East Godavari||Kakinada, Rajahmundry, Amalapuram|
|Krishna||Gudlavalleru, Mylavaram, Vijaywada, Machilipatnam, Tirvuru|
|Kurnool||Kurnool, Nandyal, Yemmiganur|
|Prakasam||Chirala, Markapuram, Ongole, Chimakurthi|
|Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore||Gudur, Kavali, Nellore|
|Srikakulam||Rajam, Srikakulam, Tekkali|
|Visakhapatnam||Anakapalli, Anadapuram, Gajuwaka, Visakhapatnam|
|West Godavari||Bhimavaram, Eluru, Narasapuram, Tadepalligudem|
|YSR Kadapa||Kadapa, Proddatur, Rajampeta|
AP ICET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility to apply and and appear for AP ICET 2020 is given below:
Nationality: The candidates applying for AP ICET must be a citizen of India.
Citizenship: Candidate must satisfy the local / non-local status requirements laid down in the Andhra Pradesh educational institutions.
Academic Qualification: A candidate must have completed a 3 year degree course. That is before applying for AP ICET students must have a 10+2+3 level of education. The courses wise academic qualification needed is given in the table below:
|MBA||3 years of graduation|
|MCA||3 years of graduation with Maths as a compulsory subject|
in UG or intermediate level
|MCA lateral entry||BCA / UG degree holders in IT/CS |
Mathematics at 10+2 or Degree level.
Minimum marks in UG: A candidate must have 50% marks in minimum at degree level. This is relaxed by 5% marks for reserved category candidates (45% for SC, ST and OBC).
AP ICET 2020 Application Form Correction
The candidates can make corrections in the application form of AP ICET as and when the application form correction window opens. The correction in the application form is divided into 2 categories, which are follows:
Category 1: These are the correction that the candidates cannot do on their own. But they can submit a written request for the same via email with valid supporting documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. The email must be addressed to Covernor, AP ICET-2020.
The fields in the category include the following:
Category 2: These are the correction that the candidates can do on their own online under their respective logins. These corrections have to be done in the specified period. The details that can be corrected under this category include:
- Type of exam
- Qualifying Exam – year of appearing / passing
- The medium of instructions in qualifying exam
- Place of 10+2 study
- Mother’s name
- Birth state and district
- Community / reservation category
- Special reservation category
- Aadhaar card details and EWS details
- Mobile number / email id
- Address for correspondance
- 10+2 / degree hall ticket number and year of passing
- SSC hall ticket number
- Study details
- Annual income
- non-minority / minority
- Local area status
Previous Important Updates for AP ICET 2020
Check all the previous important updates regarding AP ICET 2020 given below.
AP ICET 2020 Postponed
AP ICET 2020 exam date has been postponed now, revised date will be announced later. Check the postponement details is given below the image.
AP ICET 2020 Exam Center Change Notification
Registered applicants who wish to avail change the exam center due to valid reason have one option for change center from June 24 – 25, 2020. Check the official details image is given below.
About Sri Venkateswara University
It was established in 1954 in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh and campus is spread over 375 acres. The university stands as a testimony to the wisdom and foresight of great visionaries Late Sri Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu, the then Chief Minister of Andhra and Late Sri Neelam Sanjiva Reddy. The university has been focusing on teaching, research and extension activities in different subjects.
The university was started with six departments i.e., chemistry, physics, mathematics, botany, zoology, economics and philosophy. It offers 72 different PG courses and diploma in 54 departments with a faculty strength of around 400 and student strength is 6000.
Official Website: sche.ap.gov.in
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AP ICET 2020 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : Sri Venkateswara University (SVU) conducts AP ICET on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE).
Ans : sche.ap.gov.in is the official website of AP ICET. From application form and important exam dates to hall ticket and result, everything gets updated on the official website.
Ans : AP ICET is conducted for admission into 1st year MBA and MCA courses and 2nd-year lateral entry to the MCA course.
Ans : AP ICET is a computer-based examination i.e it is conducted online.
Ans : Approximately, more than 55,000 candidates appear for ICET.
Ans : ICET score is valid for one academic year.
Ans : Candidate can choose centers listed in any two districts.
Ans : No, there is no negative marking in ICET 2020. Candidate is allotted 1 mark for every correct answer and there is no deduction of marks in case of wrong answers.
Ans : The candidates must succeed in securing 25% qualifying marks in APICET 2020 i.e [ 50 out of 200] are declared AP ICET 2020 qualified.
Ans : If a bachelor’s Degree obtained by the Distance Mode Program have recognition by the Joint Committee of UGC, AICTE and DEC/DEB then a candidate is eligible to apply.
Ans : AP ICET 2020 is going to be held on April 27, 2020.
Ans : AP ICET 2020 is conducted for the duration of 150 minutes.
Ans : You can apply at sche.ap.gov.in for AP ICET 2020.
Ans : For applying through AP ICET, candidates need to have a graduation degree with a minimum of 50% marks.
Ans : AP ICET is an objective examination and multiple - choice questions are asked.
Ans : AP ICET is conducted in the online mode.
Ans : No, there is no negative marking in AP ICET.
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