TS ICET Counselling 2018

TS ICET Counselling

TS ICET Counselling 2018 -
The counselling for TS ICET 2018 to fill Master of Business Administration (MBA) seats in the management institutes/colleges of Telangana State will commence around the first week of July 2018. The eligibility of candidates for the TS ICET counselling rounds is decided by cutoff ranks acquired by them according to their performance in TS ICET exam. The TS ICET 2018 counselling will be held in four stages. Kakatiya University, Warangal will conduct TS ICET 2018 on May 23 and 24 on behalf of TSCHE to permit admission to the B-schools of Telangana. In this article, Careers360 brings to you a comprehensive guide to understand the TS ICET counselling 2018 like the documents required, option entry, seat allotment and payment of fees and self-reporting.


TS ICET Counselling Dates 2018



TS ICET 2018 document verification

First week of July 2018

Option entry to begin from

Second week of July 2018

Change of option

Second week of July 2018

Release of allotment

Second week of July 2018

TS ICET Counselling 2018

Following steps are involved in the counselling process of TS ICET 2018:

  • Firstly, all the shortlisted candidates have to report the help centres for document verification.

  • Based on the preferences entered by candidates and availability of seats and merit, suitable seats will be allotted to admit students.

  • Candidates allotted seats will have to pay the requisite fee and report to the college allotted to them.

  • The total number of seats offered for admission are 23,358 for all categories combined. However, the TS ICET cutoff 2018 will vary depending on the categories ranging from General to SC/ST and OBC among others.

Stages of TS ICET Counselling 2018

The counselling is conducted in four stages.

  • Document Verification

  • Option Entry

  • Seat Allotment

  • Payment of fees and self-reporting

The stages of counselling are explained in details below.


Stage 1. TS ICET Counselling 2018 – Document Verification

Candidates need to attend the document verification in person at the help centres prescribed by the TS ICET 2018 examination authority. It is mandatory for all candidates to participate in document verification. During document verification, the Aadhaar card details will be verified. Candidates from General category who has secured 50 percent in Graduation or equivalent examination are eligible for admission. 45 percent is the minimum qualifying score for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category students. The processing fee is Rs. 1,000 for General category, while it is Rs. 500 for SC/ ST category. This fee has to be paid at the time of document verification at the help centre.


Documents to bring at TS ICET Counselling 2018 Centre

All original certificates and 2 sets of Xerox copies of the following are needed to complete the verification process:

  • TS ICET 2018 Rank Card

  • TS ICET 2018 Hall Ticket

  • Aadhaar Card

  • Degree marks memos & pass certificate

  • Intermediate or its equivalent Memo-cum-Pass Certificate

  • SSC or its equivalent Marks memo

  • IX to Degree Study Certificates

  • Transfer Certificate (TC)

  • Income Certificate issued on or after January 1, 2018, by competent authority, if applicable. Caste Certificate issued by competent authority, if applicable.

  • Physically Challenged (PH)/ National Cadet Corps (NCC)/ Children of Armed Forces Personnel (CAP)/ Sports and Games/ Minority certificate, if applicable.

  • Residence certificate of either of parents in Telangana for a period of 10 years in case of Non-local candidates.

  • Residence certificate of candidates for a period of 7 years preceding to qualifying examination in case where the candidate has no institutionalised education.

  • It is mandatory for the candidates to attend the certificate verification process and the Aadhaar Details (fingerprint Biometric) will be verified with the UIDAI at the Help Line Centres.

  • PH (Physically Handicapped), CAP (Children of Armed Personnel), Anglo- Indian, Sports & Games, NCC (National Cadet Corps) should attend for Certificate Verification only at Sankethika Vidya Bhavan, Masab Tank, Hyderabad, as per the dates are given in the Schedule.

Category-Wise Certificates Required for TS ICET Counselling 2018

Candidates belonging to various categories have to present the relevant certificates related to their category as part of the document verification process:

  • PH – Relevant certificate issued by the District Medical Board having disability more than or equal to 40 percent.

  • CAP – Necessary Certificate issued by Zilla Sainik Welfare Officer. In case of Ex-Servicemen, identity card and service discharge book is required for complete verification. Domicile candidates of Telangana or those with domicile certificate of their parents are eligible to apply.

  • NCC & Sports – Original certificates issued by competent authorities

  • Minorities – SSC 'TC' must have Minority Status or Certificate from the Head Master

  • Anglo-Indian – Certificate issued by competent authority of their place of residence

  • The seat allotment of TS ICET 2018 will be carried out based on the fulfilment of document requirements and guidelines laid down by individual B-Schools. A total of 28,174 seats are on offer for admissions to MBA programmes.

TS ICET Counselling 2018 - Registration for document verification

The registration process to carry out the entire document verification after TS ICET is as follows:

  • Candidates have to wait for the announcement from the authorities of the helpline centres for registration.

  • Candidates have to hand over their rank card to the officer at the entrance, collect the information form and fill up the details.

  • Candidates will be called for biometric verification as per their ranks, pay the processing fee, submit the mobile number and Aadhaar number. Following this, they will be given a receipt from the help-line centre.

  • Candidates have to enter their admit card number, rank in the register and sign it.

  • With this, the registration is completed. Candidates have to collect their registration-cum-verification form from the computer operator.

  • Verify the details and proceed to the verification counter for certificate verification.

Stage 2. TS ICET Counselling 2018 – Option Entry

Once the document verification is successful, candidates can proceed to option entry. Exercising options is basically the selection of colleges where they wish to join. Candidates are advised to go through the college profile, availability of courses, duration of the course, job prospects before exercising their options. This action can be performed online. The procedure of option entry is explained here:

  • Candidates have to generate the password. For this, click on the ‘Candidates registration’ tab to generate the password. Enter details like ROC form number, TS ICET Hall Ticket number, rank and date of birth.

  • After completing the registration and generating the password, click on candidates login for exercising the options.

  • Now enter login ID, hall ticket number, password and date of birth and click on ‘Sign in’.

  • Select one or more districts for display of college in those districts.

  • Click on ‘Display Option Entry form’.

  • The university colleges, girl colleges, and minority institutions are displayed in different colours.

  • Candidates have to enter their admit card number.

  • Enter the option numbers in the boxes on the screen against the colleges.

  • Click on save options at regular intervals.

  • After entry of options, click on logout button.

Stage 3. TS ICET Counselling 2018 – Seat Allotment

The allotments will be processed as per merit, category, gender, local area and special reservation. To download the allotment order, enter the login ID number, Hall ticket number, password and Date of Birth.


Stage 4. TS ICET 2018 Counselling  – Fee payment and self -reporting

Candidates have to pay the requisite fee to accept his allotment through self-reporting system. Click on ‘Accept my joining’. Following this, a joining report containing the admission number is generated. Candidates have to take its printout and submit along with the allotment order at the defined college.

Process of participating in the subsequent phases of TS ICET Counselling 2018

  • If candidates have not participated in previous phases of counselling, then they can participate as a fresh candidate by attending certificate/document verification at one of the help centres.

  • If no seat is allotted in the previous phase of TS ICET 2018 counselling, candidates can participate in the next phase.

  • If a seat is allotted and candidates have not accepted the joining then the allotted seat will be cancelled and will be treated as a vacancy to be filled later. Candidates can participate in the counselling but are eligible to join new college allotted in the second phase and cannot claim for the previous allotment.

  • If a candidate has paid the fee, accepted the joining and reported at the allotted college, they can still participate in the subsequent rounds of counselling. If a seat is allotted as per new option, then the first allotment will be cancelled and candidates will be moved to the new allotted college.

TS ICET Counselling 2018 - Process of cancellation of seat

If candidates want to withdraw or cancel the allotted seat, at the end of the Counselling process, they can do so before a stipulated date. For this, candidates have to approach the Convener in person or by registered post and have to submit the following documents-

  • Duly filled in application for cancellation of allotted seat

  • Original receipt of certificates issued at the time of certificate verification at helpline centre

  • Latest provisional allotment order

  • Receipt of fee payment

  • Request letter for cancellation of allotted seat by the candidate.

As many as 778 B-schools of Telangana accept TSICET scores and the total number of seats is 23,358. Last year, more than 70,000 candidates appeared for the exam.

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