WHAT IS TS ICET and AP ICET?

TS ICET

TS-ICET (Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test -TSICET) is for admission into M.B.A. and M.C.A. courses of all the Universities in Telangana State and their affiliated colleges.

TS ICET exam is conducted by Kakatiya University, Warangal on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad. Kakatiya University has successfully conducted ICET in 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and TS-ICET-2016, TS-ICET-2017.

AP ICET

APICET (Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test) is a state-level exam, held for admission to MBA/MCA programmes.

The Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET) is conducted by Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) for admission to MBA programmmes in universities and colleges in Andhra Pradesh.

 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO WRITE TS ICET & AP ICET?

ELIGIBILITY FOR TS ICET

1. The candidates 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 up to date
2. The candidates other than Indian Nationals should satisfy the rules of the Universities concerned.
3. The candidates seeking admission:
i. For MBA: Should have passed recognized Bachelor’s Degree Examination of minimum three years duration (Except Oriental Languages) with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of reserved categories) in the qualifying examination.
ii. For MCA: Should have passed recognized Bachelor’s Degree examination of minimum three years duration (Except Oriental Languages) with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of reserved categories) in the qualifying examination with Mathematics at 10+2 level.
4. The qualifying Degree obtained by Distance Mode Program should have recognition by joint committee of UGC/AICTE and DEC/DEB.
5. The candidates who are appearing for the final year degree examination shall also be eligible to appear for TS ICET.
6. Admission into any college depends on its Recognition/Affiliation by the Statutory Bodies.
• Mere qualification in the entrance test does not entitle a candidate to have been admitted into MBA/MCA course unless the candidate:
i. Appears for Counselling at the notified Centers.
ii. Applies in response to the admission notification issued by the authority concerned (for part-time/evening/distance mode).
iii. Satisfies all the eligibility conditions of admission stipulated by the authority concerned.

ELIGIBILITY FOR AP ICET

  • Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati has prescribed the eligibility criteria of AP ICET:
  • According to the AP ICET 2018 eligibility criteria, Indian nationals with a recognised graduation degree can apply for the test.
  • Candidates need to have a minimum of 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 2018.
  • Age Limit: There is no age bar to appear for the exam.

 

WHAT SKILLS ARE TESTED IN TS ICET & AP ICET?

Both for TS ICET and AP ICET, the pattern is the same as mentioned below, 

Section-A: Analytical Ability

• Data Sufficiency (20 Questions)
• Problem Solving (55 Questions)

Section-B: Mathematical Ability
• Arithmetic Ability (35 Questions)
• Algebraic and Geometric Ability (30 Questions)
• Statistic Ability (10 Questions)

Section-C: Communication Ability
• Vocabulary (10 Questions)
• Business and Computer Terminology (10 Questions)
• Functional Grammar (15 Questions)
• Reading Comprehension (15 Questions)

 

WHAT IS THE EXAM PATTERN OF TS ICET & AP ICET?

The exam pattern for both the TS ICET and AP ICET is the same as described below, 

• The TS ICET & AP ICET exam is conducted in Online Mode since 2018. Prior to this, it was conducted as Offline paper based test.
• The paper will consist of 200 objective type multiple choice questions.
• The test duration is of 2½ hours (150 minutes).
• Each question has 4 options out of which one is correct.
• Each correct answer will be awarded 1 mark.
• The unanswered questions or multiple answers will receive nil marks.
• No penalty of negative marks will be imposed for wrong answer.

• Medium of Test is English for Section-C.
• For Section A and B, the medium of test is English and Telugu in exam.

• Qualifying marks in TS ICET is 25% and no minimum marks are prescribed for SC/ST candidates.

 

WHAT IS THE FEES OF TS ICET & AP ICET?

TS ICET

Rs.650/- in case of OBC
Rs.450/- in case of SC/ST caste

AP ICET

Rs.550/- 

 

REGIONAL CENTRES FOR ENTRANCE TEST FOR TS ICET & AP ICET?

TS ICET

The Convener reserves the right to add or delete any centre from the list and allot accordingly:
Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam,
Kodad, Mahabubnagar, Nalgonda,
Narsapur-Medak, Nizamabad, Ranga Reddy,
Sangareddy, Siddipet, Warangal,
Kurnool, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam,

 AP ICET

The Convener reserves the right to add or delete any centre from the list and allot accordingly:

Anantpur, Chittoor, East Godavari, Guntur,

Hyderabad, Krishna, Kurnool, Prakasam,

Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore, Srikakulam, Visakhapatnam,

Vizianagaram, West Godavari, YSR Kadapa

 

Participating Universities as per Notification for TS ICET

Kakatiya University has informed that following universities and affiliated colleges will accept TS-ICET scores for admission to MBA/MCA

1. Prof. Jayashankar Agricultural University (PJSAU)
2. Dr B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU)
3. JNT University, Hyderabad (JNTU-H)
4. Kakatiya University (KU)
5. Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU)
6. Osmania University (OU)
7. Palamur University (PU)
8. Satavahana University (SU)
9. Telangana University (TU)

 

WHO ACCEPTS TS ICET & AP ICET?

TS ICET

More than 100 MBA colleges accept TS-ICET exam score for admission to MBA programmes. Top Universities and MBA colleges accepting TSICET scores include
Osmania University Hyderabad,
Kakatiya University Warangal,
JNTU Hyderabad,
Telangana University Nizamabad among others.

AP ICET

There are around 170 colleges that accepts APICET. Some of the most prominent ones are

JNTU Kakinada

Andhra University Vizag

Sri Venkateswara University Tirupati

Acharya Nagarjuna University Guntur

Sri Krishnadevaraya University Anantapur and so on