AP ICET 2018
Team Careers, 16 Jul 2018, #APICET

AP ICET 2018 - The counselling of AP ICET 2018 has started from July 15. The link to register for the AP ICET 2018 counselling is given below. Candidates can login with their AP ICET 2018 Hall ticket no. and Rank to register for counselling. Candidates would need to pay a necessary processing fee to register for the counselling of AP ICET 2018. Candidates are advised to take the print of the payment receipt to show at the time of document verification. The exam was conducted in online mode on May 2, 2018, across 43 exam centres in Andhra Pradesh. The test comprised of three sections - Analytical, Mathematical and Communication Ability. The entire test covered 200 marks and was held for a 150-minute duration in two sessions (10 am to 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm). All the qualified and eligible candidates are required to pay the processing fee from July 15, 2018 to attend the certificate verification from July 16 onwards at the help centres as per the schedule. They can then exercise the options online from July 18 to July 22, 2018 after which the seats in the colleges will be allotted to them. Candidates securing at least 25 per cent in AP ICET 2018 qualify for the counselling. The rank obtained in APICET 2018 is valid for admission for the academic year 2018-19. Read on for more details on AP ICET 2018 eligibility criteria, important dates, application form, exam centres, exam pattern, answer key, result, cutoff and counselling.

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The Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET) is conducted by Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) for admission to MBA programmmes in universities and colleges in Andhra Pradesh.

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AP ICET 2018 Quick Facts

  • Exam Name: Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test

  • Common Name: AP ICET

  • Exam Category: Post Graduate

  • Exam Level: State level

  • Courses: MBA/MCA

  • Type of Test: Online

  • Application Mode: Online

  • Conducting Body: Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council for Higher Education (APSCHE).

AP ICET 2018 Important Dates


The below-given table shows all the important dates for AP ICET 2018.

AP ICET 2018 
Important Dates



Notification of AP ICET 2018

March 10, 2018

Commencement of submission of AP ICET online application form 2018 

March 16, 2018

The last date to submit AP ICET application without late fee (only registration fee of Rs. 550/-)

April 14, 2018

The last date to submit AP ICET application with late fee of Rs. 2000/- (+ Rs.550/- Registration Fee)

April 24, 2018

Correction window of AP ICET Online Application form 2018

April 15 to April 24, 2018

Downloading of AP ICET 2018 Hall Ticket from AP ICET website 

April 26, 2018

AP ICET 2018 Exam in two slots

May 2, 2018 (10 AM to 12.30 PM, 2.30 PM to 5 PM)

AP ICET Answer key (Preliminary)

May 4, 2018

Last date for receiving objections on AP ICET preliminary answer key

May 6, 2018

AP ICET Result and final key

May 12, 2018

Online payment of processing fee for certificate verification

July 15 onwards

Certificate verification process

July 16 to July 20

Schedule for exercising options

July 18 to July 22

AP ICET 2018 Counselling

July 15, 2018

Release of allotment

July 2018


AP ICET Counselling 2018


AP ICET 2018 counselling has started from from July 15 in the form of web-based counselling. Qualified candidates who have cleared the AP ICET 2018 exam will be shortlisted and called for the certificate verification round from July 16 to July 20, 2018 as per the schedule. They must pay a processing fee in online mode before coming to the help centre for certificate verification. The fee to be paid is Rs. 1200/- for OC/BC canddiates and Rs. 600/- for SC/ST candidates. Candidates must check the documents to be carried to the help centre at the time of the counselling which will strictly be according to candidates' ranks or merit list.


AP ICET Result 2018


The result for AP ICET 2018 has been announced on May 12, 2018. AP ICET 2018 result has been declared in the form of ranks of the candidates who appeared in the test. After the announcement of the AP ICET results, candidates have to appear for the counselling rounds to qualify for final admissions in MBA Colleges of Andhra Pradesh.


AP ICET Cutoff 2018


The cutoff for AP ICET 2018 will be released by different participating institutes after the announcement of the result. Candidates who meet the cutoff criterion will be called for the counselling process. The cutoff of AP ICET 2018 is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates have to score to be eligible for the admission process.


AP ICET Answer Key 2018


AP ICET officials have released the AP ICET 2018 preliminary answer key to let the students match and check the answers they have entered during the actual test. This gives them an estimate of their AP ICET 2018 score. The preliminary answer key is available for viewing in online mode from May 4, 2018. In case of any objection regarding preliminary key, the candidate can apply for objection. The last date to submit the objection on the preliminary key is May 6, 2018. The official release of the final answer key along with AP ICET 2018 results will be on May 12, 2018.


AP ICET 2018 Eligibility Criteria


Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati has prescribed the eligibility criteria of AP ICET 2018

  • According to the AP ICET 2018 eligibility criteria, Indian nationals with a recognised graduation degree can apply for the test.

  • Candidates need to have a minimum of 50 per cent marks (45 per cent for reserved category candidates) at graduation level.

  • Candidates in their final year of graduation can also apply for AP ICET 2018.

  • Age Limit: There is no age bar to appear for the exam.

AP ICET Application Form 2018


The application form of AP ICET 2018 was released on March 16. The application process was completely online for the candidates to fill. Candidates must visit the official website, and follow the registration process by clicking on the Apply online button.


The steps for filling up the AP ICET 2018 application form are mentioned below:

  • Visit the AP ICET website and fill the details like- Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, and Phone Number.

  • Once filled the application form, candidates will receive a receipt of Registration which will contain a Transaction ID.

  • Now log-in again using the transaction ID and fill all details in the AP ICET application form and submit along with the fee payment of Rs. 550.

In case the information related to personal, academic and contact details are filled in incorrectly or there is any sort of error in the application form of AP ICET 2018, then the correction window was open from April 15 to 24, 2018 to perform the corrections.


Application Fee: Candidates who applied for AP ICET 2018 should have paid the application fee of Rs. 550/- before April 14, 2018. Application fee depended on the date of submission of AP ICET Application. All AP ICET applications submitted after April 14, 2018, was charged with a late fee of Rs. 2000 (+Rs. 550/- Registration). The deadline to submit the application form of AP ICET 2018 with the late fee was April 24, 2018, after which no applications will be accepted. The AP ICET application fee could be be paid through AP Online Centres/Citizen Service Centers, e-Seva Centres in AP. Application fee can also be paid through the payment gateway (credit card/debit card) on the website of AP ICET.


AP ICET Hall Ticket 2018


Only those candidates who filled the application form and submitted the application fee were able to download the admit card of AP ICET 2018. The AP ICET 2018 hall ticket was available for download from April 26, 2018. The admit card/hall ticket is a mandatory piece of document which every candidate must carry to the test venue. Without the AP ICET hall ticket, no student was allowed to appear in the test. The admit card/hall ticket has information like candidates name, test venue and test details.


AP ICET Exam Pattern 2018


AP ICET 2018 was conducted in online mode, i.e. Computer-based mode. Candidates needed to attempt 200 questions in 150 minutes. The exam paper had three sections:


AP ICET Exam Pattern




Total Time

Section A

Analytical Ability


2 hours 30 minutes

(150 minutes)

Section B

Mathematical Ability


Section C



Marking Scheme: Each question has one mark. There is no negative marking in the exam. The English Language was tested only for Section-C and English & Telugu for Section-A & Section-B of the question paper.


AP ICET Mock Test 2018


Being the first computer-based AP ICET, the conducting body has introduced the Mock Test for AP ICET 2018. Taking the mock test enables candidates to practice and understand the navigation process of the test. By taking the AP ICET 2018 Mock Test, candidates will be able to gain familiarity with the pattern and structure of the online test format of AP ICET.


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AP ICET 2018 Syllabus


The AP ICET syllabus 2018 is comprised of three sections:

  • Section A includes Analytical Ability, Data Sufficiency and Problem Solving.

  • Section B contains the Mathematical Ability, Arithmetical Ability, Algebraically and Geometrical Ability and Statistical Ability.

  • Section C is prepared to assess the candidate’s communication ability, Business and Computer Terminology, Functional Grammar and Reading Comprehension. 

AP ICET 2018 Test Centres


AP ICET was conducted across the below-mentioned regional centres in Andhra Pradesh, as per its schedule. The test centre was mentioned on the candidates’ admit card/hall ticket of AP ICET 2018.


Test Centres for AP ICET 2018




Anantpur, Gooty, Hindupur, Puttaparthi


Chittoor, Madanapalle, Puttur, Tirupati

East Godavari

Kakinada, Rajahmundry, Surampalem


Bapatla, Guntur, Narasaraopeta


LB Nagar


Challapalli, Gudlavalleru, Kanchikacherla, Mylavaram, Vijaywada


Kurnool, Nandyal


Chirala, Markapuram, Ongole

Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore

Gudur, Kavali, Nellore


Rajam, Srikakulam, Tekkali


Anakapalli, Anandapuram, Gajuwaka, Visakhapatnam 


Bobbili, Kothavalasa, Vizianagaram

West Godavari

Bhimavaram, Eluru, Narasapuram, Tadepalligudem

YSR Kadapa

Kadapa, Proddatur, Rajampeta

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