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APICET Entrance Exam: Andhra Pradesh state-level Entrance Test - Easy Shiksha
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APICET or most commonly called Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test is an MBA and MCA entrance exam conducted at the state-level for admission in colleges or institutions in the state of Andhra Pradesh. APICET is organized by Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education. APICET 2024 exam dates will be declared soon. AP ICET 2024 examination will be taken over a window of two days and two slots. Around 40,000 aspirants qualified for the examination last year. The schedules of forenoon and afternoon slots are generally expected to be from 9 am to 11.30 am and 3 pm to 5.30 pm. The CBT or computer-based test mode is taken at 43 different cities across the state of Andhra Pradesh. The marks of APICET will be acknowledged by over 290 colleges across Andhra Pradesh. Based on data announced by APSCHE, as many as 64,884 aspirants had registered for the test last year.

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APICET Admit Card

The Admit card for AP ICET 2024 will be made available through online mode. Aspirants can download their respective admit cards from the second week of July 2024. Aspirants can check their respective admit cards by entering the application number and date of birth.

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APICET Highlights

Features Details
Exam Name Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test
Conducting Body Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupati
Exam Level State
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam Mode Online
Exam Duration 150 minutes
Exam Syllabus Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability and Communication Ability
Exam Pattern 200 questions in MCQ format
Language English
Exam Fees Rs 550 for online application
Exam Purpose Admission into top colleges of Andhra Pradesh for MBA /MCA
Course Offered MBA/PGDM, MCA
No. of Test Cities 43
Exam Helpdesk No. Office: 08772248488, Mobile: 9490803157
Exam Website https://sche.ap.gov.in/ICET/ICET/ICET_HomePage.aspx

APICET Important Dates

Events Dates (Tentative)
Starting of application form 3rd week of March 2024
Last date to apply for without a late fee 3rd week of April 2024
Last date to apply with late fee 4th week of April 2024
Application correction 3rd week of May 2024
Admit card 3rd week of May 2024
AP ICET 2024 exam date 4th week of May 2024
Publication of answer key 4th week of May 2024
Declaration of result 2nd week of June 2024
Counselling begins from 4th week of June 2024

APICET Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality: Aspirants should be Indian citizens and must satisfy local or non-local requisites laid down in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Marks Criteria: Aspirants must secure a minimum of 50% (45% for reserved category)marks in their qualifying exam.
  • Appearing: Aspirants who are appearing in their final year will also be eligible to apply.
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APICET Application Process

  • AP ICET 2024 Application Form will be available via online mode.
  • Aspirants can fill their application form from June 2024.
  • Fill in all the details accurately to avoid any kind of mistakes.
  • Fill in details in the application form like educational, personal, address, communication, etc.
  • The documents should be uploaded by the students in the application in the prescribed format.
  • Aspirants will be able to fill their application forms by the first week of July 2024.
  • Authorities will also provide correction facilities to the aspirants.
  • Aspirants must take multiple printouts of the filled application form and keep it secure for future references.
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APICET Syllabus

The syllabus for AP ICET 2024 comprises the complete syllabus for both (MBA & MCA) PG level entrance examinations. Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET) is a state-level entrance examination. Through this exam, aspirants will get admission to the state universities and institutions of AP state. The Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati conducts and organizes AP ICET on behalf of APSCHE, Hyderabad. The admissions shall be provided in MBA and MCA master level courses.

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APICET Preparation Tips

Candidates for APICET 2024 can follow the following preparation tips to do well in the exam:

1. Make a Strategy

Make sure you have a proper strategy planned out in advance for the examination. This reduces stress and helps you achieve the best marks as planning always helps in the rise of confidence and self-assurance.

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APICET Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the AP ICET exam pattern from the given section:

  • Exam Mode: Online
  • Time Duration: A total of 150 minutes shall be provided to solve the question paper.
  • Type of Questions: Objective type
  • Marks: The question paper will contain 200 marks.
  • Number of Questions: A total of 200 questions shall be asked in the exam.
  • Language: Examination will be held in English and Telugu language.
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark for each right answer(awarded)
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.
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APICET Exam Centers

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, Vijaywada
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

Documents Required at Exam

Following documents are required at the exam centre for APICET 2024. Without these documents, the candidates will face serious repercussions, which often leads to disqualification from the exam.

  • AP ICET 2024 Admit Card
  • A valid original Identity Document
  • Any other document as specified

APICET Answer Key

Answer Key for AP ICET 2024 will be released by the officials in the last week of July 2024. Aspirants can check their answer key via online mode. Aspirants can also object to the answer key.

After submission of all objections, authorities will release the final answer key of APICET 2024. Through the answer, key aspirants will be able to calculate their estimated scores.

The AP ICET 2024 provisional answer key with questions will be declared on sche.ap.gov.in/ICET/ICET/ICET_HomePage.aspx which is the official website for it. The APICET 2024 answer key shall be in the form of pdf documents and shall include the right answers to the questions that were asked in the examination.

Documents Required at Counselling

Following documents are required at the counselling session of APICET 2024:

  • AP ICET 2024 admit card
  • AP ICET 2024 result
  • Date of birth certificate
  • 10th and 12th mark sheet and certificates
  • ID proof
  • Passport size photographs etc.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: When is APICET conducted?

A: The APICET examination date will be declared soon. It was delayed because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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