AP ICET 2019 – As per the newspaper reports, the registration for AP ICET 2019 is starting from 27 February. The application form for the computer-based test releases at sche.ap.gov.in. The AP ICET 2019 Exam Date is April 26, 2019. Sri Venkateswara University on behalf of APSCHE conducts AP ICET 2019. Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET) is a state level examination for admission to colleges of A.P for the academic year 2019-21. Candidates can appear for APICET 2019 to pursue MBA or MCA (lateral entry also). AP ICET 2019  consists of 200 questions and there is no negative marking in the examination. Check more details about AP ICET 2019 including eligibility, important dates, exam pattern, registration, syllabus, etc. from this page.

Latest:  AP ICET 2019 exam dates and application fees are available. Check from the article below.

AP ICET 2019

As per the newspaper reports, last year, 45037 students have qualified the exam. The overall pass percentage was 92.60 which is 6% more than AP ICET last two year back.

AP ICET 2019 Important Dates: Candidates can check here complete schedule for AP ICET 2019 in the table below. The dates are updates as per the state newspaper of Andhra Pradesh.

AP ICET 2019 Important Dates
Notification releases on 20 Feb 2019
online Application process starts from 27 Feb 2019
Last date to submit the application form without Late fee 27 Mar 2019
Last date to submit the application form with late fee 04 Apr 2019
Online form correction starts by 02 week of Apr 2019
Corrections in the  Application form 02 week of Apr 2019
Hall Ticket issues on 02 week of Apr 2019
AP ICET 2019 Exam date 26 Apr 2019
  • 1st Slot:- 10 am – 12:30 pm
  • 2nd Slot:- 2:30 pm – 5 pm
Preliminary Answer Key date 01 week of May 2019
Last Date to submit objections on Preliminary Key 01 week of May 2019
Declaration of AP ICET 2019 Results 02 week of May 2019

AP ICET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who wish to apply for the entrance examination firstly should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. The eligibility conditions required for appearing for AP ICET 2019 is as follows.


  • Only Indian Nationals can apply for AP ICET 2019.
  • Also, aspirants should satisfy the local/non-local status requirements. As laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulations of Admission).

Educational Qualification

Candidates in the final year of graduation are also eligible to apply. In case of distance mode, you must have a degree recognized by UGC, AICTE and DEC/DEB.

  • MBA: Minimum 3-year graduation + Mathematics in 10th class.
  • MCA: Minimum 3-year graduation + Mathematics in intermediate or degree level.
  • MCA Lateral Entry (2nd Year): BCA or Graduation IT/ CS + Mathematics at the intermediate level.

Qualifying Marks

  • Minimum 50% in graduation degree for unreserved category.
  • Minimum 45% in graduation degree for reserved category.

AP ICET 2019 Application Form

The application process for AP ICET 2019 takes place completely in online mode. The candidates can apply for AP ICET at its official website. First, you have to make payment for the application fee and only then you can proceed to fill in details. It is important that you provide correct details in the form. In the application form, enter Personal Information, Educational Qualification details, etc. Also, upload a scanned image of your photograph and signature.

AP ICET 2019 Application Process

Application Fees

This year AP ICET 2019 application fee is Rs 550/- per candidate. Students must submit the application fee before the last date to avoid paying extra fee. For the late registration, students have to additional amount of Rs 2000/. It was expected that exam conducting body would increase the examination fee this year but it remained same as per last year.

These are the trends for the AP ICET examination fee.

AP ICET exam year Application fee
2019 Rs. 550/-
2018 Rs. 550/-
2017 Rs. 450/-
2016 Rs. 350/-
2015 Rs. 250/-

Mode of Payment: The application fee is payable by using either of the following modes:

  • Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net banking
  • Payment by Cash at APOnline Center

AP ICET 2019 Exam Pattern

Candidates planning to appear for AP ICET 2019 must look at the exam pattern. The pattern of the exam is designed to test candidates’ ability to think. It also evaluates the accuracy, verbal and mathematical skills required for admission to MBA programme.

AP ICET 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Examination – It is a computer-based test.
  • Language of the exam – Section C in English and Section A, B in English & Telugu.
  • Number of Questions – There are 200 questions in the exam.
  • Type of Questions – Objective type MCQ questions.
  • Marking Scheme – 1 Mark for a correct answer and there is no negative marking.
  • Duration of Exam – 150 Marks
Sections Number of Questions
Section A- Analytical Ability
Data Sufficiency 20
Problem Solving 55
Section B- Mathematical Ability
Arithmetical Ability 35
Algebraical and Geometrical Ability 30
Statistical Ability 10
Section C- Communication Ability
Vocabulary 10
Business and Computer Terminology 10
Functional Grammar 15
Reading Comprehension 15

AP ICET 2019 Syllabus

It is important that the candidate should prepare for the entrance examination as per the syllabus only. Check the section wise syllabus for AP ICET 2019 below.

–Syllabus for Analytical Ability–

Data Sufficiency Sequences and Series
Analogies of numbers and alphabet Completion of blank spaces
Odd one out Missing number in a sequence or a series
Tables and Graphs Bar diagram
Pie Chart Venn Diagram
Passage Coding and Decoding Problems
Date, Time & Arrangement Problems Calendar problems
Blood relationships Arrivals, departures, and schedules
Seating arrangements Symbol and notation interpretation

–Syllabus for Mathematical Ability–

Laws of indices, ratio, and proportion Surds
Numbers and Divisibility LCM and GCD
Rational numbers, Ordering Percentages
Profit and loss Partnership
Pipes and cisterns Time, distance and work problems
Areas and volumes Mensuration
Modular Arithmetic Statements
Truth tables Implication converse and inverse
Tautologies-Sets, Relations and functions, applications Equation of a line in different forms
Trigonometry Polynomials
Remainder theorem and consequences Linear equations and expressions
Progressions Binomial Theorem
Matrices Notion of a limit and derivative
Plane geometry – lines, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Circles Coordinate geometry-distance between points
Frequency Distributions Mean, Median, Mode
Standard Deviation Correlation
Simple problems on Probability

–Syllabus for Communication Ability–

Vocabulary Business and Computer terminology
Functional Grammar Reading Comprehension (3 Passages)

AP ICET 2019 Preparation

After checking the AP ICET syllabus and exam pattern candidates must now prepare accordingly. Best way to prepare is to learn topic by topic and once it is done move forward to practice previous year question papers.

  • For the data sufficiency section, revise the basic mathematics concepts. Most importantly, read the statements in such questions carefully before reaching to a conclusion.
  • Next, practice questions like series, missing numbers etc. Such questions can be easily solved in the exam if you get to know the trick behind them. For example, if it is a series of odd numbers, prime or mixture etc.
  • Data Analysis is not much calculation intensive. Just practise some questions of graphs, table etc.
  • For mathematical ability, make sure that you have learned the concepts. If they are clear then you can easily solve questions in the exam.
  • Most importantly, revise the formulas in every few days to keep them fresh in the mind.
  • For English, keep reading vocabulary. For new words, read newspapers, magazine etc.

AP ICET 2019 Admit Card

Successfully registered candidates are eligible to download AP ICET 2019 Admit Card. The applicants do not receive the admit card by post. It releases only on the official website at sche.ap.gov.in/ICET. To download the admit card, the applicants require details such as Registration Number, and Date of Birth. The AP ICET Admit Card is an important verification document which one must carry on the day of the examination.

AP ICET 2019 Test Centers

The entrance test for AP ICET 2019 takes place at the following test centers.

District Locations
Anantapur Gooty, Hindupur, Anantapur
Chittoor Madanapalle, Puttur, Tirupati, Chittoor
East Godavari Kakinada, Rajahmundry, Amalapuram
Guntur Bapatla, Guntur, Narasaraopeta
Hyderabad LB Nagar
Krishna Gudlavalleru, Kanchikacherla, Mylavaram, Vijayawada, Machilipatnam
Kurnool Kurnool, Nandyal
Prakasam Chirala, Markapuram, Ongole
Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore Gudur, Kavali, Nellore
Srikakulam Rajam, Srikakulam, Tekkali
Visakhapatnam Anakapalli, Anandapuram, Gajuwaka, Visakhapatnam
Vizianagaram Bobbili, Vizianagaram
West Godavari Bhimavaram, Eluru, Narasapuram, Tadepalligudem
YSR Kadapa Kadapa, Proddatur, Rajampeta

AP ICET 2019 Answer Key

Once the exam is over, the exam conducting body releases the AP ICET 2019 preliminary Answer Key. The candidates can download the answer key online. Along with the answer key, the candidates also get the question paper and Response sheet. With the help of the AP ICET Answer Key, candidates can cross-check the answers to calculate their probable score. On the basis of the score obtained, they can estimate their chances of qualifying the entrance examination.

You can also submit challenge in the AP ICET Answer Key. The challenges must be submitted as per the format to be given by the exam conducting body. On the basis of the challenge submitted, a final answer key publishes.

AP ICET 2019 Cut Off

The cut off for AP ICET has been the same over the years. Most probably, it shall remain the same for AP ICET 2019 as well. The candidates have to obtain minimum secure 25% qualifying marks in AP ICET in order to qualify it. However, there is no cut off for SC and ST category candidates.

So, the AP ICET Exam 2019 cut off marks are 50 out of 200. Anyone, except for SC and ST category candidates, scoring below this is not considered to be placed in the merit list.

AP ICET 2019 Merit List

Only the name of those candidates is included in the merit list who obtain the cut off marks in AP ICET 2019. Since there is no cut off mark for SC and ST category, hence, they are assigned rank in the order of the merit on the basis of marks obtained. The merit list is displayed on the official website of AP ICET. The merit rank in AP ICET Exam 2019 is valid for admission in the academic year 2019-20 in the colleges located in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

AP ICET 2019 Result

The result for AP ICET 2019 announces online at its official website. The candidates can access the result by entering the Registration Number and Hall Ticket Number. The shortlisting of candidates is done on the basis of their merit in the entrance examination. A week after the declaration of AP ICET Result, the candidates can download their rank card. The qualifiers of AP ICET Exam2019 are eligible to appear for the counseling.

The exam conducting body follows the process of normalization to scales the scores according to the difficulty across two slots. Such practices are adopted to fairly evaluate the performance of a candidate.

AP ICET 2019 Counseling

The exam conducting body starts the counseling round for MBA and MCA after the conduction of the exam. The notification for AP ICET 2019 Counselling round releases at apicet.nic.in. The site opens specifically for the counseling round only. Once the window open, candidates can participate in web-based counseling. According to the rank of the students, the college-allotment takes place. For the final admission, a candidate must appear for the document verification round.

Colleges in Andhra Pradesh which accepts AP ICET Score

Here we have given a list of colleges which accepts the score of the state level entrance test, AP Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET 2019) for admission in MBA programme. Check the list below.

  • Andhra University (AU)
  • Sri Venkateswara University (SVU)
  • Sri Krishnadevaraya University (SKDU)
  • Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University (BRAU) 6. JNT University, Kakinada (JNTU-K)
  • JNT University, Anantapur (JNTU-A)
  • Sri Padmavati Mahila Vishwavidyalayam (SPMV)
  • Adikavi Nannaya University(ANU)
  • Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU)
  • Krishna University (KU)
  • Vikram Simhapuri University (VSU)
  • Rayalaseema University (RSU)
  • Yogi Vemana University (YVU)

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