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 2021 Eligibility:-
The candidates should be Indian Nationals and should satisfy local/non-local status requirements laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulations of Admission) Order, 1974 as amended.
MBA - Degree of 3 years duration from any recognized University or its equivalent with Mathematics as one of the subjects at 10th class level.
MCA - Degree of 3 years duration with “Mathematics” as one of the subject at Intermediate or Degree level.
Candidate with aggregate marks of 50% (45% in case of reserved categories) are alone are eligible to take admission through ICET as per the latest AICTE Approval Process Handbook 2021-22.
The candidates who are appearing for the final year degree examination shall also be eligible to appear for APICET-2021.
ICET Registration / Application Form
AP ICET 2021 Application Form / Registration:-
Apply online at website - https://sche.ap.gov.in/ICET
There are 4 Steps in filling the APICET 2021 online application -
Step-1: Fee Payment: Candidate can make Online Fee Payment through this option.
Step-2: Know your Payment status: Candidate can check Success/Failure status of Fee Payment
Step-3: Fill Application: After fee payment either by cash at APOnline Center or by money transfer by Debit/Credit/Net Banking modes, candidate should fill in the Application through this option.
Step-4: Print Application Form: After application form submission, candidate can print the submitted form.
Photo and Signature -
Upload your Photograph & Signature. A good quality passport size photograph in .jpg or .jpeg of less than 50Kb and signature signed with a black pen on a white paper shall be scanned and saved as .jpg or .jpeg of less than 30Kb shall be uploaded by clicking on browse button under the photograph and signature panels and selecting the files already kept ready.
ICET Exam Dates
AP ICET 2021 Date:- 17-09-2021 (Friday) & 18-09-2021 (Saturday)
Time - 09:00 AM to 11:30 AM & 03:00 PM to 5:30 PM
The test is scheduled to be conducted in the following centers and the candidate can choose centers listed in any two districts.
District - Locations:-
ANANTAPUR - ANANTAPUR, GOOTY, HINDUPUR, PUTTAPARTHI
CHITTOOR - CHITTOOR , MADANAPALLE , PUTTUR , TIRUPATI
EAST GODAVARI - AMALAPURAM ,KAKINADA , RAJAHMUNDRY
GUNTUR - GUNTUR , NARASARAOPETA
HYDERABAD - LB NAGAR
KRISHNA - GUDLAVALLERU ,KANCHIKACHERLA , MACHILIPATNAM, MYLAVARAM, VIJAYAWADA
KURNOOL - KURNOOL ,NANDYAL
PRAKASAM - CHIRALA, MARKAPURAM, ONGOLE
SRI POTTI SRI RAMULU NELLORE - GUDUR, KAVALI, NELLORE
SRIKAKULAM - RAJAM, SRIKAKULAM, TEKKALI
VISAKHAPATNAM - ANAKAPALLI, ANANDAPURAM,GAJUWAKA, VISAKHAPATNAM
VIZIANAGARAM - BOBBILI, VIZIANAGARAM
WEST GODAVARI - BHIMAVARAM, ELURU, NARASAPURAM, TADEPALLIGUDEM
YSR KADAPA - KADAPA, PRODDATUR, RAJAMPETA
AP ICET 2021 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)
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APICET 2021 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
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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APICET 2021 Notification:-
Apply online at website - https://sche.ap.gov.in/ICET from 15-07-2021
Last date for submission of online applications without late fee - 14-08-2021
Last date for submission of online applications with late fee (Rs. 2000/- + Registration fee) - 28-08-2021
Last date for submission of online applications with late fee (Rs. 3000/- + Registration fee) - 05-09-2021
Last date for submission of online applications with late fee (Rs. 5000/- + Registration fee) - 13-09-2021
Downloading of Hall-tickets from - 13-09-2021 onwards
AP ICET 2021 Date - 17-09-2021 (Friday) & 18-09-2021 (Saturday)
Time - 09:00 AM to 11:30 AM & 03:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Declaration of Results - 30-09-2021