APICET 2017APICET 2017: The Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test is commonly known as APICET. Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council for Higher Education (APSCHE) has conducted APICET 2017 for admissions to state level post graduate management programmes across its participating institutes. AP ICET 2017 was conducted on May 2 and the results have been announced on May 15, 2017, along with the final answer key. The original schedule of the result and final answer key declaration was May 10, which has been postponed till five days. APICET was held in an online mode. Candidates Can check here all details about APICET 2017 such as important dates, application, hall ticket, exam pattern, answer key, result, counselling, etc.

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Exam Name: Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test

Common Name: AP ICET

Exam Category: Post Graduate

Exam Level: State level

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

APICET Important Dates 2017


The below given table shows tentative dates for AP ICET 2017.


APICET 2017 Important Dates



Start of the APICET application

March 1, 2017

Last date of the APICET application

April 5, 2017

Application correction window

April 5 to 10, 2017

Last date for submission of APICET application fee (with late fee Rs. 500)

April 12, 2017

Last date for submission of APICET application fee (with late fee Rs. 1500)

April 19, 2017

Last date for submission of APICET application fee (with late fee rs. 2000)

April 26, 2017

APICET application Correction Window

April 12-26, 2017

APICET Admit Card

April 28, 2017


May 2, 2017

APICET Answer key (Preliminary)

May  4, 2017

APICET Result and final key

May 15, 2017

APICET Counselling

July 11 to 15, 2017

Schedule for excercising options

July 14 to 17, 2017

APICET Counselling 2017


As per the counselling procedure, candidates will be first shortlisted on the basis of APICET 2017 scores. These shortlisted candidates then have to participate in the counselling process for final selection. The counselling process for APICET will be held from July 11 to 15, 2017. The counselling rounds will strictly be according to candidates' ranks or merit list.


APICET Answer Key 2017


APICET officials release the AP ICET 2017 answer key to let the students match and check the answers they have marked during the actual test. The officials answer key has released on May 4, 2017. The last date to file objection against the preliminary answer keys was May 7, 2017, till 5 PM. This will be a preliminary answer key and the final answer key will be released along with the APICET results on May 15, 2017. Although the result has been declared, final answer key of APICET 2017 is yet to be declared.


APICET Result 2017


The result for AP ICET 2017 has been announced on May 15, 2017. APICET 2017 result is declared in the form of ranks of the candidates who appeared in the test. After the announcement of the APICET results, candidates have to follow the counselling rounds to avail final admissions.


APICET Admit Card 2017


Those candidates who have filled the application form and submitted the fee will be considered eligible to appear in the test. Only such candidates could download the APICET admit card, from April 28, 2017 (1:00 pm) onwards. The admit card/hall ticket was an important document for every candidate to carry at the test venue. Without the APICET hall ticket, no student was allowed to appear in the test. The admit card had information like candidates name, test venue and test details.


APICET Exam Pattern 2017


AP ICET 2017 was conducted in an online mode, i.e. Computer based mode. Till last year, the test was conducted in paper-pen based modes across centres. However, there has been no changes announced in the exam structure of APICET.  The test will be of two hours thirty minutes with a total of 200 questions across sections.


APICET Exam Pattern


Number of Questions

Total Marks

Exam Duration

Section A- Analytical Ability

1.Data Sufficiency

2. Problem Solving





150 minutes

Section B- Mathematical Ability

1.Arithmetical Ability

2.Algebraical and Geometrical Ability

3.Statistical Ability






Section C- Communication Ability


2.Business and Computer Terminology

3.Functional Grammar

4.Reading Comprehension










APICET Test Centre 2017


APICET was conducted across below regional centres in Andhra Pradesh, as per its schedule. The test centres are also be mentioned in the candidates admit card/hall ticket of AP ICET 2017.


APICET Test Centres




Anantpur, Gooty, Hindupur, Puttaparthi


Chittoor, Madanapalle, Puttur, Tirupati

East Godavari

Kakinada, Rajahmundry, Surampalem


Bapatla, Guntur, Narasaraopeta


Hayathnagar, Moula Ali, Nacharam


Challapalli, Gudlavalleru, Kanchikacherla, Mylavaram, Vijaywada


Kurnool, Nandyal, Yemmiganuru


Chirala, Kandhukur, Markapuram, Ongole

Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore

Gudur, Kavali, Nellore


Rajam, Srikakulam, Tekkali


Anakapalli, Madhurawada, Visakhapatnam


Bobbili, Kothavalasa, Vizianagaram

West Godavari

Bhimavaram, Eluru, Narasapuram, Tadepalligudem

YSR Kadapa

Kadapa, Proddatur, Rajampeta


APICET Eligibility Criteria 2017

  • According to the APICET 2017 eligibility criteria, Indian nationals with a recognised graduation degree can apply for the test.

  • Candidates need to have minimum 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 2017.

APICET Application Form 2017


The application form of APICET 2017 was available from March 1, 2017. 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 AP ICET application fee had to be paid online only via any debit or credit card. The steps for APICET 2017 application form filling were:

  • Visit the APICET 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 APICET application form and submit.

The APICET application form 2017 correction window opened from April 5 and ended on April 10, 2017. Information related to personal, academic and contact details can be edited in case of submitting wrong information during application process.


Application Fee: The AP ICET 2017 application forms were available against the fee payment of Rs. 450 (for all category candidates).


Address: APICET - 2017



TIRUPATI - 517502


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