APICET Exam Pattern 2017

Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET)

APICET Exam Pattern 2017

APICET Exam Pattern 2017APICET Exam Pattern 2017 - As per the official exam pattern of APICET 2017, the test was conducted in online mode, or computer based mode for the first time. Sri Venkateswara University will conduct the test on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council for Higher Education (APSCHE). Apart from the mode of conduct, the other aspects of APICET 2017 exam pattern or the structure is same as that of last year. The duration is 2.5 hours and the total number of questions is 200. APICET 2017 was conducted on May 2, 2017. According to the officials, the APICET exam pattern 2017 was designed in a way that it evaluates a candidate's ability to think systematically, along with the verbal and mathematical skills. The test also evaluates the management aptitude of the students. Candidates can check the APICET exam pattern in this article below.

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The APICET 2017 is an objective type multiple choice test, conducted in online mode. Let us take a look at the APICET exam pattern 2017 in detail.


AP ICET 2017 Exam Pattern

Exam Information


Mode of Exam

Online Mode

Eam Day and Duration

May 2, 2017 Two and half hours (10:00 am to 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm)

Total Number of Questions


Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with 4 options to each question

Exam Sections


  • Analytical Ability

  • Mathematical Ability

  • Communication Ability

Marking Scheme

  • 1 Mark for correct answer

  • No Negative Marking

APICET Exam Pattern 2017 - Section wise


Number of Questions

Section A-   Analytical Ability

  1. Data Sufficiency

  2. Problem Solving




Section B- Mathematical Ability

  1. Arithmetical Ability

  2. Algebraical and Geometrical Ability

  3. Statistical Ability






Section C- Communication Ability

  1. Vocabulary

  2. Business and Computer Terminology

  3. Functional Grammar

  4. Reading Comprehension







Candidates who submitted the application form successfully were able to download the APICET Admit Card 2017 from April 28 onwards. APSCHE had also released the section wise important topics which applicants should prepare in order to get a grip on the APICET 2017 exam pattern.


Candidates can also check the official exam pattern in the pdf below:



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