AP ICET 2018

AP ICETAP ICET 2018 - The application form of AP ICET 2018 is available now. The Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET) is being 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. AP ICET 2018 will be held in online mode on May 2, 2018 across 43 exam centres in Andhra Pradesh. The test comprises of three sections - Analytical, Mathematical and Communication Ability. The entire test covers 200 marks and is held for 150 minute duration in two sessions.

On the basis of the candidates score, a merit list is prepared and ranks are assigned accordingly. 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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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

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

April 14, 2018

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 25, 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

AP ICET Counselling

Second week of July, 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 has released on March 16. The application process is 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 is open from April 15 to 24, 2018 to perform the corrections.


Application Fee: Candidates applying for AP ICET 2018 should pay the application fee of Rs. 550/- before April 14, 2018. Application fee depends on the date of submission of AP ICET Application. All AP ICET applications submitted after April 14, 2018 will be 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 is April 24, 2018 after which no applications will be accepted. The AP ICET application fee can 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 Exam Pattern 2018


AP ICET 2018 will be conducted in an online mode, i.e. Computer-based mode. Candidates need to attempt 200 questions in 150 minutes. The exam paper will consist of 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. English Language will be tested only for Section-C and English & Telugu for Section-A & Section-B of the question paper.


AP ICET 2018 Syllabus


The AP ICET syllabus 2018 will be 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 Hall Ticket 2018


Only those candidates who fill the application form and submit the application fee will be considered eligible to appear for the test. Only such candidates can download the AP ICET 2018 hall ticket from April 24, 2018 onwards. 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 will be allowed to appear in the test. The admit card/hall ticket has information like candidates name, test venue and test details.


AP ICET 2018 Test Centres


AP ICET will be conducted across the below-mentioned regional centres in Andhra Pradesh, as per its schedule. The test centres will also be mentioned in 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

AP ICET Answer Key 2018


AP ICET officials release the AP ICET 2018 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 will be available for viewing in online mode on 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 Result 2018


The result for AP ICET 2018 is likely to be announced on May 12, 2018. AP ICET 2018 result will be 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 Counselling 2018


AP ICET 2018 counselling will be held after the declaration of result. Candidates who have cleared the entrance exam, will be shortlisted and called for the counselling round around the mid week of July 2018. To get admission in the institutions, it is important for the candidates to appear the counselling. The counselling rounds will strictly be according to candidates' ranks or merit list.

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