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AP ICET 2025: Exam Date, Registration, Syllabus, Hall Ticket, Pattern, Cutoff

AP ICET 2025: Exam Date, Registration, Syllabus, Hall Ticket, Pattern, Cutoff

Edited By Team Careers360 | Updated on Jun 10, 2024 02:54 PM IST | #APICET

Sri Krishnadevaraya University will probably conduct the Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET exam) in the first week of May 2025 on behalf of the A.P. State Council of Higher Education. AP ICET 2025 exam will be held for admission into MBA/ MCA courses at the participating colleges. Authorities will release AP ICET official notification probably in the first week of March 2025. With the release of the notification, the University will also commence the AP ICET registration 2024.

The Andhra Pradesh ICET exam is conducted once a year by Sri Krishadevaraya University. Candidates planning to appear for the AP ICET 2025 can find all the information they will need regarding the AP ICET 2025 in this article.

AP ICET 2025 Overview

A complete overview of the AP ICET with all the necessary information is contained in the overview table created below. It is a summarised version of everything a candidate should know about the AP ICET 2025 exam before applying.

Exam Name

AP ICET 2025

AP ICET 2025 2025 Full Form

Andhra Pradesh Common Entrance Test (AP ICET)

AP ICET 2025 2025 Conducting Body

Sri Krishnadevaraya University

Frequency

Once a year

AP ICET 2025 2025 Exam Date

To be announced

AP ICET 2025 2025 Exam Mode

Online. CBT (Computer Based Test)

AP ICET 2025 2025 Exam Medium

For Section B, the Examination will be held only in English medium, whereas for Section A & Section C, the examination will be held in both English and Telugu mediums.

AP ICET 2025 2025 Registration Fees

RS. 650/- (OC)

RS.600/- (BC)

Rs.550/- (SC/ST) CANDIDATES

AP ICET 2025 2025 Eligibility Criteria

  • Indian Nationality.

  • 3/4 year Degree course in any faculty conducted by the Universities or its equivalent Degree Examination in 10 + 2 + 3/4 pattern as recognized by U.G.C. (University Grants Commission).

  • Aggregate marks of 50% (45% in case of reserved categories – SC, ST, and BC).


AP ICET 2025 2025 Syllabus

Section A: Analytical Ability

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Problem-Solving


Section B: Communication Ability

  • Vocabulary

  • Functional Grammar

  • Business and Computer Terminology

  • Reading Comprehension


Section C: Mathematical Ability

  • Arithmetic Ability

  • Algebraical Ability

  • Statistical Ability

AP ICET 2025 2025 Exam Duration

2.5 Hours (150 minutes)

Total Marks

200

Number of Sections in the AP ICET 2025 2025 Exam

3 Sections

  • Analytical Ability

  • Communication Ability

  • Mathematical Ability

Total Number of Questions

200

Marking Scheme

1 Mark for each right answer.

No negative marking.

AP ICET 2025 2025 Answer Key Date

To be announced

AP ICET 2025 2025 Objection Window open

To be announced

AP ICET 2025 2025 Result Date

To be announced

AP ICET 2025 2025 official website

https://cets.apsche.ap.gov.in/

AP ICET 2025 Exam Date

The exam officials will release the AP ICET 2025 notification on the official website. The notification will include all the dates for the upcoming AP ICET 2025 event. The important events and dates for the AP ICET 2025 are mentioned below.

AP ICET 2025 Events

AP ICET 2025 Dates

AP ICET 2025 Notification

To be announced

Commencement of submission of Online applications

To be announced

AP ICET 2025 Registration & Submission of Online application without late fee

To be announced

Corrections, if any, are to be submitted online AP ICET 2025 application form

To be announced

Downloading AP ICET 2025 Hall Tickets from the ICET website

To be announced

AP ICET 2025 Examination Date

To be announced

Release of AP ICET 2025 Preliminary Key

To be announced

Last Date for receiving objections on AP ICET 2025 Preliminary Key

To be announced

Release of AP ICET 2025 final answer key, declaration of AP ICET 2025 Results & Ranks

To be announced

AP ICET 2025 Important Topics, Best Books, and Tips (Video Guide)

This YouTube video acts as the perfect guide when it comes to knowing important topics, exam tips, and the best books for the upcoming AP ICET 2025 exam. Make sure to check it out.

AP ICET 2025 Eligibility Criteria

Satisfying the eligibility criteria for the AP ICET 2025 is the first step towards seeking admission through the AP ICET 2025 exam. The overall AP ICET 2025 eligibility criteria are listed below. It is advised for the candidates to understand it and then move ahead.

  • The candidates seeking admission 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.

  • The candidates shall satisfy the rules of the concerned universities where they take admission.

  • Should have studied and passed a 3/4 year Degree course in any faculty conducted by the Universities or its equivalent Degree Examination in 10 + 2 + 3/4 pattern as recognized by U.G.C. (University Grants Commission).

  • Candidates with aggregate marks of 50% (45% in the case of reserved categories – SC, ST, and BC) are alone eligible to take admission through APICET.

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AP ICET 2025 Registration

Candidates who satisfy the AP ICET 2025 eligibility criteria stated above can apply for AP ICET-2025 by filling out an application online only through the website. Detailed

information for filling out the online application is given in the section below.

How to register for AP ICET 2025

  • Enter eligibility details and pay the AP ICET application fee.

  • Check your payment status.

  • Fill out the AP ICET exam application form.

  • Print the application form for AP ICET.

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How to fill out the AP ICET 2025 Application form

  1. Go to the official AP ICET 2025 website.

  2. Make the fee payment for AP ICET 2025.

  3. After confirming the payment status, proceed to fill out the AP ICET 2025 application form by entering the required information.

  4. Upload the required documents in the correct file format and size.

  5. Review all the details and hit submit.

  6. A new screen will appear displaying the AP ICET 2025 application form.

  7. Download the AP ICET 2025 application form and print copies for the same.

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AP ICET 2025 Syllabus

The AP ICET 2025 syllabus is divided into three subjects mainly analytical ability, communication ability, and mathematical ability. The detailed syllabus for each section of AP ICET 2025 is presented in the table below.

AP ICET 2025 exam sections

AP ICET 2025 important topics

Analytical Ability

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Sequence and Series

  • Data Analysis

  • Coding Decoding

  • Date, Time, and Arrangement Problems

Communication Ability

  • Vocabulary

  • Functional Grammar

  • Business and Computer Terminology

  • Reading Comprehension

Mathematical Ability

  • Arithmetic Ability

  • Algebra

  • Geometry

  • Trigonometry

  • Statistical Ability

AP ICET 2025 Exam Pattern

The AP ICET 2025 exam is designed to measure the candidate’s ability to think systematically, to use verbal & mathematical skills, and to assess his/her aptitude for admission into the MBA program. The test emphasizes accuracy. Therefore, the candidate is required to go through the instructions carefully. This is an objective type test and the questions are of multiple choice. An overview of the AP ICET 2025 exam pattern is given below.

AP ICET 2025 Exam Mode

Computer-Based (Online)

AP ICET 2025 Question Type

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

AP ICET 2025 Total Number of Questions

200

AP ICET 2025 Total Marks

200

AP ICET 2025 exam duration

2.5 Hours (150 minutes)

AP ICET 2025 exam sections

3 Sections

  • Analytical Ability

  • Communication Ability

  • Mathematical Ability

AP ICET 2025 Marking Scheme

1 mark for each correct answer

Negative marking

No

AP ICET 2025 Preparation Tips

AP ICET 2025 in terms of difficulty can be considered easy to moderate. All three sections cover a vast number of topics to formulate questions from. Preparing for AP ICET 2025 can become more efficient if the tips given below are implemented successfully. These tips are curated by exam experts and previous candidates who successfully aced the AP ICET 2025 exam.

Quick Preparation Tips for AP ICET 2025

  1. Prepare a daily study schedule that covers all the sections equally while giving some time to revise.

  2. Complete the syllabus timely.

  3. Start giving mock tests to check exam readiness.

  4. Keep track of your mock test performance and do a regular analysis.

  5. Solve PYQs.

  6. Make sure to revise important formulas to save time while attempting questions from Mathematical Ability.

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AP ICET 2025 Sectional Weightage

All three sections of the AP ICET 2025 exam carry different weights in terms of marks and the number of questions. The total questions asked and total marks for the AP ICET 2025 exam are the same i.e. 200. A detailed AP ICET 2025 sectional weightage for better understanding is presented below.

AP ICET 2025 exam sections

AP ICET 2025 sectional weightage (based on the number of questions)

AP ICET 2025 sectional weightage (based on total marks)

Analytical Ability

37.5%

37.5%

Communication Ability

35%

35%

Mathematical Ability

27.5%

27.5%

AP ICET 2025 Books

Choosing the right books saves crucial time and makes the preparation less complicated. Though specific books for AP ICET 2025 books may be difficult to find, sectional books can be easily procured as these are the common topics asked in every MBA competitive entrance exam. Some of the best books for different sections of the AP ICET 2025 from expert authors are listed below.

AP ICET 2025 sections

AP ICET 2025 Important books

Analytical Ability

  • Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for the CAT by Nishit K. Sinha

  • A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal

  • How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT by Arun Sharma

  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal

Communication Ability

  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT by Nishit K. Sinha

  • High School English Grammar & Composition by Wren & Martin

  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis

  • How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT by Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay

Mathematical Ability

  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Aggarwal

  • How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT by Arun Sharma

  • Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT by Sarvesh K. Verma

  • Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT by Nishit K. Sinha

AP ICET 2025 Mock Tests

The AP ICET 2025 exam conducting authority provides the candidates with a mock test to boost their preparation process. The AP ICET 2025 mock test is free to all candidates. Those who wish to take the official free AP ICET 2025 mock test can follow the steps mentioned below.

  • Visit the official website and select AP ICET.

  • Click on the link given in the top right corner “AP ICET 2025 Mock Test” or ‘Click Here’ to take the mock test.

  • A new window will open.

  • Read general instructions and choose a preferred language.

  • Click on “I am ready to begin”.

  • AP ICET 2025 mock test will appear.

The marking scheme and exam pattern of the AP ICET 2025 mock test will be the same as that of the actual AP ICET 2025 exam.

AP ICET 2025 PYQs

PYQs can be a great way to assess your exam readiness. It gives a fair estimate of the difficulty level to expect in the real exam. Solving previous year's question papers should be a top priority for every AP ICET 2025 candidate. The AP ICET PYQs can be accessed in PDF form from the table below.

AP ICET 2025 Admit Card

The exam officials will release the admit card for the AP ICET 2025 exam on the exam portal. Candidates can download their respective AP ICET 2025 admit cards through the official website. Candidates will be required to use their login credentials to access the AP ICET 2025 admit card.

How to download the AP ICET 2025 Hall Ticket

  1. Go to the official website of Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupati.

  2. Click on the tab "ICET hall ticket download 2025".

  3. Log in by using the login credentials (AP ICET registration number, qualifying hall ticket number, and date of birth). Candidates who have the necessary login credentials, i.e., the login credentials used to download the AP ICET 2025 admit card, can move further the same.

  4. The AP ICET 2025 hall ticket/admit card will appear on the screen.

  5. Click on the “Download Hall Ticket” tab. The candidates should have two or three copies of AP ICET hall tickets 2025 for future reference.

AP ICET 2025 Answer Key

The AP ICET 2025 answer key along with the response sheet for all the exam shifts will be released one or two days after the last AP ICET 2025 exam shift. The answer key will have the correct answer for every question asked in the AP ICET 2025 exam. Along with that, the available response sheet will contain the responses marked by the candidates for the questions attempted. It will help the candidates in figuring out the marks before any normalization process happens.

Steps to download the AP ICET 2025 answer key

  1. Visit the AP ICET 2025 official website - cets.apsche.ap.gov.in

  2. On the homepage, click on “Exam Papers & AP ICET 2025 Preliminary Keys”.

  3. The window to the AP ICET 2025 Master Question Papers with AP ICET 2025 Preliminary Key will open up.

  4. Click on the session-wise question paper and download the respective AP ICET 2025 answer key pdf.

  5. Take a printout of the AP ICET 2025 answer key for further use and reference.

Steps to download the AP ICET Response Sheet

  1. Go to the official AP ICET 2025 website.

  2. On the homepage, click on the “Response Sheets” button/tab.

  3. The Student Response Sheet for AP ICET 2025 will open up.

  4. Enter the login credentials AP ICET 2025 Registration Number and AP ICET 2025 hall ticket number.

  5. The response sheet for AP ICET 2025 will be displayed on the screen.

  6. Download the take a printout of the same for analyzing the exam performance.

AP ICET 2025 Score vs Rank (Expected)

The final AP ICET 2025 score after normalization will be considered for the decisive merit list. The candidates who have secured 25% marks in AP ICET-2025 (50 out of 200) and candidates belonging to the category of SC and ST to whom qualifying marks have not been prescribed, shall be assigned rank in the order of merit based on marks obtained in AP ICET 2025 exam. The table below can be referred to know what rank can be procured for a range of marks obtained.

AP ICET 2025 score

AP ICET 2025 Rank (expected)

200-171

1-10

170-161

31-70

150-141

101-200

130-121

350-500

110-101

1001-1500

100-91

1500-3000

90-81

3000-10000

AP ICET 2025 Result

The AP ICET 2025 result will be released by the authorities a few weeks after the preliminary answer key objections are taken into consideration. The AP ICET 2025 result will contain the final AP ICET 2025 normalized scores. It will not be subject to any objections. The AP ICET 2025 result will be valid to seek admission to any accepting college for one year only. The AP ICET 2025 result can be viewed and downloaded by following the steps given below.

How to download the AP ICET 2025 result

Step 1 - Visit the AP ICET 2025 official website, cets.apsche.ap.gov.in

Step 2 - On the homepage, click on the tab “Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET) Results”.

Step 3 - Enter your login credentials, such as AP ICET 2025 registration ID and hall ticket number, and hit enter.

Step 4 - The result of the AP ICET 2025 exam will appear on the screen in the form of a rank card.

Step 5 - Download the AP ICET 2025 result and keep a printout for future reference.

AP ICET 2025 Selection Criteria

The AP ICET 2025 selection criteria begin with the declaration of merit list. Based on their rank in the AP ICET 2025 merit list, candidates will be eligible to apply for admission to MBA courses offered by the colleges. A series of merit lists will be declared after each seat allotment round. Candidates allotted seats in the rounds can proceed with the admission process or wait for a further list in the hope of a better college.

Candidates may be required to go through a specific selection process depending on the application process of individual colleges.

AP ICET 2025 Cutoff

The AP ICET 2025 cutoff rank varies for different colleges. It depends on a series of factors such as the difficulty level of the AP ICET 2025 exam, availability of seats, number of appearing candidates, etc. The expected cutoff ranks for different colleges are given below based on the prior AP ICET cutoff ranks.

Colleges Accepting AP ICET 2025

A major number of institutes accept AP ICET 2025 scores for admission to their full-time management courses. Being a state-focused exam, a large number of colleges or institutes accepting AP ICET 2025 are situated in Andhra Pradesh. Here’s a list of top colleges accepting AP ICET 2025 to choose from for pursuing an MBA.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. What is the AP ICET exam for?

The AP ICET exam is conducted once every year for admissions to MBA programs under various specializations offered by different colleges accepting the score of the AP ICET exam.

2. Does AP ICET have a negative marking?

The AP ICET exam does not have any negative markings. The answers marked correctly by a candidate are given 1 mark. Questions left unattempted are not awarded any marks. A candidate from the General category must secure at least 25% of the total marks to be eligible for the merit list.

3. Who is eligible for AP ICET?

Any graduate from a UGC-recognized college with at least 50% marks in Bachelor’s (45% for backward classes). Final-year students are also eligible to apply given that they satisfy the eligibility criteria at the time of admission. Only India Nationals are eligible to apply.

4. What is a good ICET rank?

A good AP ICET rank may depend on the factors involved for a particular year. However, considering the previous merit lists released a rank in the top 1000 candidates should be good enough to secure admission to your desired college for pursuing the prestigious MBA course.

5. Is the AP ICET exam difficult?

The difficulty level of the AP ICET exam is fairly moderate. A sincere candidate with good preparation will find it easier to score good marks in the AP ICET exam. Candidates from Andhra Pradesh have a good opportunity to pursue an MBA from a good college in their home state.

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Questions related to APICET

Have a question related to APICET ?

I can't definitively tell you which college you'll get a seat in with a rank of 15432 in AP ICET 2023 (assuming the results are for 2023). As factors affecting college selection:

  • Category
  • Course Preference
  • Seat Availability

Refer to the official AP ICET counselling website ( https://cets.apsche.ap.gov.in/ICET/ ) for the latest updates on cut-offs and the counselling process.


Since you graduated with a BCA , the major group subject you should mention in your AP ICET application form would be Computer Science/Computer Applications.

The AP ICET exam is designed for candidates seeking admission into postgraduate programs like MCA (Master of Computer Applications) offered by universities in Andhra Pradesh.

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Hello aspirant,

Understanding the AP ICET exam syllabus for 2024 enables candidates to identify the particular subjects crucial for scoring effectively. As outlined by the authorities, the APICET question paper comprises three segments: Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability, and Communication Ability. Refer to this article for additional details on significant topics, sections, and more for the APICET exam.

To know complete syllabus, you can visit our website by clicking on the link given below.

https://bschool.careers360.com/articles/ap-icet-syllabus

Thank you

Hope this information helps you.

Hello,

Hope you are doing great.

Answering to your question ,
The APSCHE (Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education) will define the syllabus for AP ICET 2024, outlining the topics from which the exam questions will be derived. Familiarity with the AP ICET exam syllabus 2024 allows candidates to identify the specific areas they need to focus on for scoring well. As outlined by the authorities, the APICET question paper is structured into three sections, namely Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability, and Communication Ability.For more information kindly visit the site link mentioned below.

AP ICET Syllabus 2024 - Download AP ICET Exam Syllabus PDF Here! (careers360.com)

Hope this helps!!


Hello Aspirant,

The tentative start date of the AP ICET 2024 registration procedure is set for the second week of March 2024 at Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur. Candidates who meet the eligibility requirements can apply online for the AP ICET in 2024. The AP ICET application form will be accessible at cets.apsche.ap.gov.in, the official website.

The fee for tuition after getting the seat will be ranging from 50k-70k.

You can refer the below details to know fee structure:

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