Andhra Pradesh ICET 2018 – AP Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET) is conducted by Sri Venkateswara University on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). The Common test is organised annually to determine admissions into MBA, MCA programs. All the information regarding AP ICET is uploaded on the council’s website at A candidate who has completed his bachelor’s degree in any discipline and has read Mathematics is eligible to apply.

Expected dates for application form submission is 04th week of February 2018. The aspirant must complete a 4 staged application form. Also, you must pay the prescribed amount of money through available options. Last date to register may be 03rd week of April 2018.

AP ICET 2018

AP ICET 2018 is a state level MBA / MCA entrance exam. Candidates are informed that the table below contains the tentative schedule planned for AP ICET 2018. The dates in the coming future may change. These are for the reader’s reference purpose only.

Events Dates (tentative)
Notification release date for AP ICET 2018 04th week of February 2018
Submission of online application form begins 01st week of March 2018
Last date to submit application without late fee 01st week of April 2018
Last date to submit application with late fee 03rd week of April 2018
Downloading of hall ticket 04th week of April 2018
Conduction of AP ICET 01st week of May 2018
Declaration of Preliminary key 03rd week of May 2018
Last date to accept objection on preliminary key 04th week of May 2018
Result Declaration 04th week of May 2018

The test is conducted in 2 sessions. Candidates are required to clear a 150 minutes Computer Based Test. The 200 questions containing question paper is divided into 3 sections. You may expect questions form the sections- Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability and Communication Ability.

AP ICET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

A candidate eligible and interested in applying for Andhra Pradesh ICET 2018 must check whether he/she is eligible to apply for the exam or not. Ideally as well, checking the conditions should be the first step as every exam has a different guideline. So noting the conditions on the basis of which the exam conducting body measures candidates are a set of criteria. So let us see the conditions as applicable on candidates last year.


  • A candidate must be an Indian National.
  • Candidate should satisfy the local/non-local status.

Qualification degree Requirement

For admission to MCA/ MBA

  • Qualifying Exam- 3 years Undergraduate Degree in any discipline
  • Minimum Marks requirement- at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) in aggregate in qualifying examination.
  • Subjects- 12th class with Mathematics subject. (not for MBA)
  • Final year appearing Candidates- Final year candidates may also apply.

AP ICET Application Form 2018

Candidates interested in applying for the AP ICET 2018 will have to respond to the advertisement by applying in Online mode on the official website at The application form submission is likely to start from 01st week of February 2018. There will be 4 stages in the application form filling. Step-1 Fee payment, Step-2 Knowing your payment status, Step-3 filling Application and lastly Step-4 Print Application Form. all the formalities will be required to be completed before the last date for application submission arrives. The tentative dates on which the application form submissions will end is 03rd week of March 2018.

Application Fee for AP ICET 2018

AP ICET 2018 Application details will be out soon. Therefore candidates should wait for the AP ICET 2018 Information Bulletin to be released soon. However, we are letting you know here the the online application fee charged on candidates as per last year. All the candidates were required to pay Rs. 250-/.

Payment Method

The amount prescribed by the exam conducting body was accepted in multiple ways. Candidates were given number of choices and they were supposed to pick any of the following from:- AP Online Centres/Citizen Service Centers, e-Seva Centres in AP. Application fee was also accepted through payment gateway (credit card/debit card).

AP ICET Exam Pattern 2018

  1. Mode of Exam- Online (Computer Based Examination)
  2. Total Marks- 200 marks.
  3. Number of Questions- 200 questions.
  4. Duration of Exam- 150
  5. Marks for positive answers- 1 mark
Sections Topics Number of Question Total Questions
Section-A: Analytical Ability Data Proficiency 20 75
Problem Solving 55
Section-B: Mathematical Ability Arithmetic Ability 35 75
Algebraical and Geometrical Ability 30
Statistical Ability 10
Section-C: Communication Ability (i) Vocabulary 10
(ii) Business and Computer Terminology 10
(iii) Functional Grammar 15
(iv) Reading Comprehension 15
Total 200

AP ICET 2018 Expected Syllabus

Section A- Analytical Ability

  • Data Sufficiency
  • Problem Solving- a)Sequences and Series, b) Data Analysis, c) Coding and Decoding Problems, and d) Date, Time & Arrangement Problems

Section-B- Mathematical Ability

  • Arithmetical Ability- Laws of indices, Pipes and cisterns, Rational numbers, ratio and proportion, surds, numbers and divisibility, Percentages, Profit and loss, Ordering, Partnership, time, distance and work problems, areas and volumes, mensuration, modular arithmetic.
  • Algebraical and Geometrical Ability- Statements, Truth tables, Plane geometry, Tautologies- Sets, Relations and functions, Applications, Notion of a limit and derivative,  implication converse and inverse, Equation of a line in different forms, Trigonometry, Polynomials, Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Matrices, etc.
  • Statistical Ability- Mean, Median, Mode, Frequency distributions, Standard Deviation, Correlation, simple problems on Probability

Section-C- Communication Ability

Day to day vocabulary, functional use of Grammar, basic terminology and concepts in computer and business and Reading Comprehension etc.

AP ICET Hall Ticket

Registered candidates will be issued AP ICET 2018 Admit Card online on the official website of the council i.e Applicants will gain access to their AP ICET 2018 hall ticket probably in the 04th week of April 2018. To download the ticket, you may have to provide “Application number or Date of Birth”. Download the file and read the instructions carefully such as what things you can carry at the test centre and what things are not permitted.

AP ICET 2018 Result

The candidates who will be successful in securing at least 25% qualifying marks in APICET [ 50 out of 200 ] and for SC and ST ( no minimum qualifying marks) shall be assigned the rank in the order of the merit on the basis of marks obtained in ICET 2018 . The result will be available from 04th week of May 2018.

AP ICET Counselling 2018

AP ICET 2018 counselling will be held after the declaration of result. Candidates those cleared the entrance exam, will be called for the counselling round. To get admission in the institutions, it is important for the candidates to appear the counselling. The seats will be allotted on the basis of rank obtained in the entrance exam.

For more about AP ICET, download Information Brochure of last year.

Insofar, details of AP ICET 2018 have not been announced. Information given on this page is as per last year brochure and only for reference. As soon as Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher education releases AP ICET 2018 brochure, details will be updated here.

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