AP ICET Counselling 2021 - Verification, Seat Allotment, Fee
AP ICET Counselling 2021: Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) will release APICET 2021 Counselling schedule in online mode on the official website sche.ap.gov.in. Candidates who get at least 25% marks in the exam and qualify for the APICET 2021 exam are eligible to participate in the AP ICET 2021 Counselling process.
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AP ICET Counselling 2021
Candidates must register themselves and follow the prescribed procedure to participate in AP ICET Counselling 2021. All eligible candidates for AP ICET must pay the AP ICET Counselling fee online to book their seats and appear for certification verification upon completion of the registration process. As part of AP ICET Counselling 2021, candidates are required to verify their documents at any of the designated Helpline Centers (HLCs) within the stipulated time provided by APSCHE. AP ICET 2021 Counselling rounds will be conducted in several rounds. After the second or third round counselling, the next rounds depend on the number of vacancies.
At each round of counselling, a college-wise seat allocation order will be issued. Candidates must confirm their seats by paying the required admission fee.
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AP ICET Counselling Dates 2021
Candidates can check all the AP ICET counselling dates 2021 for MBA in the table that is given below.
Start date for processing fee, registration, and slot booking
First week of November
Certificate verification at HLCs depending on the rank secured
Second week of November
Last Date to uploading EWS documents (if avail)
Second week of November
Start and end date for exercising options
Third week of November
Last date to freeze the options
Fourth week of November
Seat Allotment Result
Last week of November
Final phase of counselling
First week of December
Final phase seat allotment result
Second week of December
AP ICET Web Based Counselling 2021 - Instructions to Candidates
Those who attend the certificate verification at the help-line centre will have to follow the following stages.
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AP ICET Counselling Procedure 2021
Stage 1: Processing fee for AP ICET 2021 counselling (Before certificate verification)
Find out the AP ICET 2021 processing fee, which may be paid as part of the AP ICET 2021 counselling process.
AP ICET 2021 Processing Fee
Processing/ Counselling Fee
How to pay AP ICET processing fee 2021
Candidates can see the steps given below to pay the processing fee for AP ICET Counselling 2021. Check the steps for AP ICET counselling fee payment online.
Students have to pay Rs 1,200 for OC/ BC and Rs 600 for SC/ ST online by using a debit card/ credit card or net banking through the "Pay Processing Fee" link on the official website apicet.nic.in.
All candidates from Rank 1 to last can pay the processing fee from November 2021.
To pay the AP ICET 2021 counselling processing fee, visit the official website and click on the "Payment processing fee" tab.
Now enter APICET 2021 hall ticket number and rank and click on pay fee online.
Candidates will be directed to the payment gateway.
Now select a mode of payment e.g. credit/ debit card or net banking and enter the required details.
Once the payment is successful then click on the print button and take a printout of it and produce it at the time of the AP ICET 2021 certificate verification process.
Candidates shall note that they shall have paid the processing fee when the candidate attends for certificate verification as per the schedule and ranks mentioned against each date.
The processing fee should be paid online by the student before he/ she attends certificate verification.
AP ICET 2021 counselling- Decentralized certificate verification (for SC/ ST/ BC/ OC)
Certificate verification of the candidates for OC/ BC/ SC/ Minority categories will be done in all the helpline centres (HLCs) as per the given below schedule. However, certificate verification for the Schedule Caste (ST) category will be done in helpline centres only as per Annexure-II (Link mentioned here) and also available on the official website.
Stage 2: Registration for certificate verification
Candidates will have to wait for the announcement from authorities of the helpline centre for registration of AP ICET counselling 2021.
After the announcement, candidates will have to hand over the rank card to the officer at the entrance.
Now, one will have to wait for their turn in the registration hall.
Now collect the registration cum verification form to the computer operator at the registration counter, candidates will have to verify their mobile number is printed correctly or not.
Enter details such as hall ticket number, rank, etc in the register and do signature in a specified place.
By performing the above steps, the candidate’s registration will be completed. Now they will have to go back and wait in the registration hall for an announcement.
After the announcement by the officer at the registration counter, candidates will have to report to the verification counter for certificate verification.
Stage 3: Verification of certificate
Check all the details printed on the verification form such as
Special reservation category
Date of birth
Fee reimbursement etc
If the candidate finds any mistake, then in such a case report to the verification officer for correction.
If a candidate belongs to SC/ ST/ OBC category, they will have to report to a caste verification officer and will have to submit the original caste certificate for clearance and verification.
Those who belong to Open Competition (OC) category, have a direct report to the certificate verification officer at the time of AP ICET counselling 2021.
Now verification officer will verify candidates’ original certificates such as hall ticket, rank card, study certificate, marks memo, income certificate, etc.
A print of receipt of the certificate will be given to candidates and if candidates find any discrepancy then in such case report to the chief verification officer for correction. After verifying the data append the signature in the prescribed place.
The seat allotment process and displaying of options will depend on the accuracy of the data.
Candidates will have to download the manual option form, college list, and tuition fee details from the official website.
Stage 4: Preparatory work to be made by the candidate at their home for exercising options
Exercising options means, candidates will have to select the college and course in which they wish to join and arrange them in the order of priority.
Go through with the profile of the college, course duration, availability of courses, prospects (job/ academic opportunities). Candidates need to discuss and decide on their interest in a particular course, availability of hostel, distance from your place, financial ability, family background, etc.
Also, consult with parents/ friends on the selection of colleges and courses which one wishes to join.
Candidates can also take a manual option form in which they have to fill in the district code, course code, and college code which they wish to join in order of their preference against the option number.
Seat allotment will be based on Local Area, Rank, Reservation category, Gender, etc in order of preference candidate have chosen.
AP ICET Manual Option Form
Seats are allotted on the basis of the candidate’s choice which will depend upon the number of seats available in a course and college for candidates’ local area, sex, and category. If a seat is not available in Option No. 1, then in such case Option No 2 will be considered for allotment and so on.
It is not mandatory to fill the options in a sequence of all the courses in a particular college at the time of AP ICET counselling 2021. One can enter any number of options of any college in order to his or her choice.
Candidates are advised not to enter the option for which he or she is not interested to join.
For entering options on the computer screen, candidates can fill in the manual option form. It will save candidates time.
Stage 5: Process to be followed for exercising options on web/ Internet
Candidates can enter the options from home or from an internet cafe or from any helpline centre (HLCs)
Steps to be followed for entering the options on the web for AP ICET 2021 Counselling
Visit the official website/ Entering the URL through the internet
Step 1: Entering the URL through the internet
Double click on (Internet Explorer/ Google Chrome).
Make sure that the computer which one is using contains Windows 7 operating system, Internet Explorer version 9.0 or above.
Now enter URL or website address (apicet.nic.in).
After entering the above-provided website address, candidates will be land up on a home page which will contain the links regarding the information such as a list of courses, AP ICET counselling 2021 procedure, list of helpline centres, college profiles, etc.
Step 2: Generation of Password
Now candidates need to click on the “Candidates Registration” button to generate a password. Enter all the details such as Registration Number, Rank, Hall ticket number, Date of birth (DD/MM/YYYY format) as printed on the receipt of the certificate given on certificate verification
Now click on the “Generate Password” button.
In the “Password” box, candidates need to enter the password (which should be 8 character length and a maximum of 10 with at least one numerical).
Now re-enter the same password in the “Re-enter password” box.
Enter the same mobile number which one has provided at the time of certificate verification.
Now click on the “Save Password” button.
Click on the “Logout” tab. By doing this candidates’ registration is completed and candidates will come back to the home page.
Step 3: Option Entry
After completion of registration and generation of password, now click on Candidates Login for exercising the options. Login ID is a secret number that will be communicated to candidates registered mobile by SMS.
f in case candidates haven’t received login ID or have forgotten it, candidates will have to send an SMS from candidates registered mobile to 8790499899 in the format of APICET01 (Hall Ticket number)
To enter your option entry screen, enter Login ID, Hall Ticket Number, Password, and Date of Birth and click on the Sign In button.
In case a candidate needs any explanation about a different menu clicks on “Help Screen”. Read all the explanation about various menu items, and click on the “Click here to enter options'' button, It will display the screen which will consist of various districts along with checkboxes
Candidates can choose one or more districts to display the colleges in that district.
Now click on the “Display Option Entry form” for exercising the options.
On the screen, different colors are used for the display of Girl Colleges, University, and Minority Institutions, etc.
Now enter the hall ticket number in the box provided.
By already filled the manual option form, candidates need to enter the option numbers in the boxes on the screen against the course and college in which candidates are interested to join.
Step 4: Logout
After completion of option entry, candidates need to click on “Logout”, which displays an alert. A message with three buttons such as “Save and Logout”, “Confirm Logout”, and “Cancel Logout”.
Click on “Cancel Logout” to retains the option entry form to add some more options.
Click on the “Save & Logout” button to save the options.
Click on the “Confirm Logout” button- It will directly display the details of saved options.
Stage 5: Final allotment of seats
The allotment of seats will be processed on the date mentioned in the notification based on category, merit, local area, sex, special reservation category, etc. Candidates will have to download the allotment order via “Candidate Login”.
Required Certificates for CAP/ PH/ Sports/ NCC/ Minority Category Candidates for AP ICET Counselling 2021
NCC & Sports Quota Candidates
One will have to produce an original certificate which must be issued by the competent authorities
Children of Armed Force (CAP) Candidates
Anglo Indian Candidates
Such candidates are required to produce a certificate which must be issued by the competent authority
Candidates who fall under the "Minority category" need to produce SSC 'TC' containing minority status or certificate which should be issued from the headmaster
Certificate to be produced by the candidates at the time of APICET document verification
All original certificates and two sets of Xerox copies
AP ICET 2021 rank card
Degree marks memos/ consolidate marks memo
Degree provisional certificate
Study certificate from class IX to degree
Intermediate marks memo/ diploma marks memo
SSC or its equivalent marks memo
Residence certificate (in the case where candidates have no institutionalized education) in case of private candidates of Andhra Pradesh state
Residence certificate of the parent in AP for 10 years excluding the period of employment outside AP from the competent authority in respect of Non-local candidates
Caste certificate issued by a competent authority in respect of SC/ST/BC
Income certificate issued after January 1, 2018, or Ration card holders containing the name of the candidate
Economically weaker section (EWS) certificate if applicable
Local status certificate if applicable for example, a candidate who migrates to any part of the state of Andhra Pradesh from the state of Telangana within a period of five years from June 2, 2015, shall be regarded as the local candidate in the state of Andhra Pradesh
AP ICET Counselling 2021 - List of helpline centres (HLCs)
MRAGR Government Polytechnic, Vizianagaram
S.M.V.M Polytechnic, Tanuku, West Godavari dist
Government Polytechnic, Near Benz Circle, Vijayawada.
Government Polytechnic, Ananthapuram
Andhra Loyola Degree College, Benz Circle, Vijayawada.
SRR & CVR Govt Degree College, Vijayawada.
D.A. Government Polytechnic, Ongole
Government Polytechnic, Venkateswarapuram, Nellore
Sri G.Pulla Reddy Government Polytechnic, Kurnool
AP ICET 2021 Seat Cancellation Process
If a candidate wishes to withdraw or cancel their allotted seat at the end of the AP ICET 2021 counselling, then in such case they need to approach the AP ICET convener in person or by registered post and one will have to submit the following documents within stipulated date and time.
Cancellation request letter of the allotted seat by the candidate
Fee payment receipt
Duly filled in the application form for cancellation of allotted seat
Original receipt of certificate issued at the time of verification at the helpline centre
Provisional allotment order
AP ICET Counselling 2021 - Forgot Password
In case, candidates forgot their password, then they need to click on the link “forgot your password” on the candidates' login and enter the required details. Now click on get new password. The system will generate a new password that will be sent to the mobile number or to the registered email address. After receiving the password candidates can use it for option entry.
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - AP ICET Counselling 2021 - Verification, Seat Allotment, Fee
Question: When will be AP ICET Counselling 2021 will be held?
Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education, will conduct the AP ICET counselling round in November 2021.
Question: What is the Counselling fee for AP ICET 2021?
Candidates belonging to the General category need to pay Rs 1,200 and Reserved category candidates will have to pay Rs 600.
Question: How many students have qualified for the AP ICET counselling last year? Has the number increased as compared to last year?
A total of 40,000+ students are expected to qualified for the AP ICET 2021. In the previous year, the total number of students who qualified for the exam was 40,890.
Question: When will the document verification commence?
Firstly, candidates have to register for AP ICET 2021 counselling and after filling college preference candidates need to verify their documents online.
Question: Is it necessary to be physically present during the AP ICET counselling 2021?
Yes, it is important for students to be physically present during the document verification process according to the rank-wise schedule allotted to them.
Question: How can I check my college allotment?
Students can check the college allotment list by visiting the official website of AP ICET 2021 counselling and click on the tab indicating the college allotment list followed by selecting the college and course. Once the allotment list is open, students can check their allotment status by searching for their name or roll number/ hall ticket number.
Question: Is AP ICET 2021 held in online mode?
Yes, AP ICET 2021 will be held on online mode only. Candidates can register for AP ICET counseling through the official website.
Question: Can I fill more than 2 choices at the time of AP ICET counselling?
Yes, candidates can choose as many choices as per their preferences.
Question: What are the mode of payment of the AP ICET counselling fee?
The AP ICET counselling fee can be paid online mode only by using a Credit/ debit card or net banking.
Question: Will AP ICET counselling fee get refunded?
No, once the AP ICET counselling fee gets paid it will not be refunded in any case.
Question: What are the factors on the basis seats are allotted during AP ICET counselling?
The seats will be allocated on the basis of merit, category, and their preferences.
Question: How can I confirm my admission after release of final list?
If a candidate find their name in the final AP ICET list, candidates need to pay the tuition fee within stipulated time.
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Questions related to APICET
hello mam/sir, as this year less no of students attempted for ap icet 2021,can you please tell me the change in cut off marks compared to previous year in all universities??
The cut off for this year will be released after AP ICET 2021 Counselling is concluded. Cut off not only depends on total number of candidates appeared but it also depends on factors such as total number of seats available, total number of candidates applied for counselling, highest score, preferences of College etc. Based on these factors the cut off may slightly increase or decrease. To know the cut off for this year you need to wait until the counselling has concluded.
does any universities giving free seats to do mba through apicet counselling
There is no such free seat for MBA through AP ICET counselling.
Andhra Pradesh state Council of higher education ( APSCHE) will release APICET 2021 counselling schedule in online mode on the official website sche.ap.gov.in
Candidates must get at least 25% marks in the exam and qualify for the APICET 2021 exam are eligible to participate in the APICET 2021 counselling process .
Counselling will start in the first week of November .
Verification at HLCs in second week of November .
Last date to freeze the option - fourth week of November.
Seat allottment - Last week of November.
Final phase of counselling - first week of December.
Does Osmania University accpets AP ICET for admission in MCA
The admission in Osmania University for MCA course is based upon TS-ICET exam, the minimum eligibility criteria to get admission in the same is that the candidate must have completed their graduation from a recognised university, where candidate must have have studied mathematics as one of the main subject in their 10+2 or in their graduation.
Hope this helps, all the best.
APICET Previous papers 2020 and 2019
You can access AP ICET previous year papers along with its answer keys by visiting our page at https://bschool.careers360.com/download/apicet-sample-papers-previous-years?icn=sample-papers&ici=apicet-text-mapping , this will make you familiar with exam pattern, marking scheme, important topics, weigtage, analyzing your strength and weakness, and improve your speed, efficiency and time management skills.
If I got 100 marks in apicet 2021 Then what is my rank
This year, APICET exam is going to be held during the mid of September.
According to previous year cutoff, If you secure 100 marks out of 200, then your rank lies in between 1500 to 3000. But, this year it may differ slightly.
Refer the link given below for the expected rank for the particular cutoff.
Hope this helps you a lot.
Best of luck!!