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Andhra University, Visakhapatnam conducts Andhra Pradesh State Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET) on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education for admission into M.B.A. and M.C.A. Regular Course in Andhra Pradesh.

APICET 2017 Eligibility:-

a)  The candidates should be Indian Nationals and should satisfy local / non-local status requirements laid down in the Andhra Pradesh State Educational Institutions (Regulations  of Admission) Order, 1974  as amended up to date (as per G.O. Ms. No. 25, dated: 19.03.2004 & G.O.Ms.No.108, dated  3-7-2005,Higher Education Department, dated 30-7-2005 and  its amendments).
b)  The candidates other than Indian Nationals should satisfy the rules of the Universities concerned.

c) The candidates seeking admission;

i) For MBA: Should have passed recognized Bachelors Degree Examination of minimum three years duration with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of SC,ST reserved categories) in the qualifying examination.
ii)  For  MCA: Should have passed Recognized Bachelors Degree examination of minimum three years duration with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of  SC,ST reserved categories) in the qualifying examination with Mathematics at 10+2 level.

d)  The qualifying Degree obtained by Distance Mode Program should have recognition by joint committee of UGC, AICTE and DEC.
e)  The candidates who are appearing for the final year degree examination shall also be eligible to appear for APICET 2016.
f)  Admission into any college depends on  its  Recognition/Affiliation by the Statutory Bodies.
g)  Qualifying marks in APICET 2016 is 25% and no minimum marks are prescribed for SC/ST candidates.

ICET Registration / Application Form

AP ICET 2017 Application Form / Registration:-


Apply online at website:- http://www.apicet.net.in

There are two modes of payment. The first mode is through AP Online and the other mode is through Debit Card / Credit Card. The locations of AP Online Centers are given in the APICET-2016 website.

You need to upload the Photo (file size less than 30KB and JPG file format) and Signature (File Size less than 15KB and JPG file format).

ICET Exam Dates

AP ICET 2017 Date:- 


The ICET examination will be held at the following 15 Regional Test Centers in Andhra Pradesh State

1 Anathapur
2 Bhimavaram
3 Guntur
4 Kadapa
5 Kakinada
6 Kuppam
7 Kurnool
8 Nellore
9 Ongole
10 Rajahmundry
11 Srikakulam
12 Tirupathi
13 Vijayawada
14 Visakhapatnam
15 Vizianagaram

ICET Syllabus

AP ICET 2017 Syllabus:-

Section-A: Analytical Ability 75 Questions (75 Marks)

1. Data Sufficiency:

A question is given followed by data in the form of two statements labeled 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

a) 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.
b) Data Analysis: The data given in a Table, Graph, Bardiagram, Pie Chart, Venn Diagram or a Passage is to be analyzed and the questions pertaining to the data are to be answered.
c) 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.
d) Date, Time & Arrangement Problems: Calendar problems, clock problems, blood relationships, arrivals, departures and schedules, seating arrangements, symbol and notation interpretation.

Section -B: Mathematical Ability 75 Questions (75 Marks)

I.  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.
II. 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.
III. Statistical Ability: Frequency distributions, Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviation, Correlation, simple problems on  Probability.

Section-C: Communication Ability 50 Questions (50 Marks)

Objectives of the Test

Candidates will be assessed on the ability to:

1. Identify vocabulary used in day-to-day communication.
2. Understand the functional use of grammar in day-to-day communication as well as in business contexts.
3. Identify the basic terminology and concepts in computer and business contexts (letters, reports, memoranda, agenda, minutes etc.).
4. 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)

Click Here to download AP ICET 2016 full syllabus.

Paper Pattern

 APICET 2017 Pattern:-

Duration of the Test - 2 1/2 Hours (150 Minutes)

Section-A:  Analytical Ability

(i) Data Sufficiency - 20 Qs
(ii) Problem Solving - 55 Qs

Section-B:  Mathematical Ability

(i) Arithmetical Ability - 35 Qs
(ii) Algebraical and Geometrical Ability - 30 Qs
(iii) Statistical Ability - 10 Qs
Section- C:  Communication Ability

(i) Vocabulary - 10 Qs
(ii) Business and Computer Terminology - 10 Qs
(iii) Functional Grammar - 15 Qs
(iv) Reading Comprehension - 15 Qs

Total - 200 Qs

Total Marks - 200

ICET Preparation

Start your preparation from basic topics. Prepare a proper timetable and allot equal time for each section. Collect the study material and previous question papers from various education centre or websites. Solve as many questions as you can to increase your speed which would help you during exam. Join the best coaching institute.

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