AP ICET 2019 is a State Level entrance test which is conducted by Sri Venkateswara University on behalf of APSCHE. The Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET) is held every year for admission into MBA programme in University colleges and the affiliated colleges in AP for the academic year 2019-20. It is a computer-based test which shall be held in two sessions as last year.

In order to appear for the entrance test, the candidates first need to submit the application form. The aspirants must also ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria for applying for AP ICET 2019. Only the registered candidates will be issued the AP ICET 2019 Admit Card and can appear for the test. The shortlisting of candidates will be done on the basis of their performance in the entrance exam. The finally selected candidates can then appear for AP ICET Counselling. Check more details about AP ICET 2019 including eligibility, important dates, exam pattern, registration, syllabus, etc. from this page.


AP ICET 2019

As per the newspaper reports, last year, 45037 students have qualified the exam. The overall pass percentage is 92.60 which is 6% more than AP ICET 2017.

AP ICET 2019 Important Dates: Candidates can check here complete schedule for AP ICET 2019 in the table below.

AP ICET 2019 Important Dates
Notification for AP ICET 2019 will be available on 02 week of Mar 2019
The online Application process starts from Last week of Mar or 01 week of Apr 2019
Last date to submit the application form without Late fee 02 week of Apr 2019
Last date to submit the application form with late fee 04 week of Apr 2019
Online form correction for AP ICET 2019 starts by 03 week of Apr 2019
The corrections in the AP ICET 2019 Application form can be done until 04 week of Apr 2019
AP ICET 2019 Hall Ticket shall be issued by 04 week of Apr 2019
AP ICET 2019 Exam date 01 week of May 2019
Preliminary Answer Key is available by 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:

  1. Only Indian Nationals can apply for AP ICET 2019. Also, the aspirants should satisfy the local/non-local status requirements laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulations of Admission).
  2. For admission in MBA programme, the candidate should possess Degree of 3 years duration from any recognized University or its equivalent and should have studied Mathematics as one of the subjects at 10th class level.
  3. The aspirants should have secured aggregate marks of 50% (45% in case of reserved categories) in Degree examination.
  4. Those who are appearing for their final year degree examination are also eligible to appear for APICET 2019.

AP ICET 2019 Exam Pattern

AP ICET is a computer-based test which is held in two sessions. The test emphasizes on accuracy and is held to test the candidate’s ability to think systematically, to use the verbal and mathematical skills and to assess their aptitude for admission into MBA programme. The test consists of 200 objective type MCQ questions.

The exam pattern for AP ICET 2019 is as follows:

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

Marking Scheme:

  • For every correct answer, the candidate is given 01 marks.
  • There shall be no negative marking for an incorrect answer.

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.

Section-A: Analytical Ability

  1. Data Sufficiency
  2. Sequences and Series
  3. Analogies of numbers and alphabet
  4. Completion of blank spaces
  5. Odd one out
  6. Missing number in a sequence or a series
  7. Tables and Graphs
  8. Bar diagram
  9. Pie Chart
  10. Venn Diagram
  11. Passage
  12. Coding and Decoding Problems
  13. Date, Time & Arrangement Problems
  14. Calendar problems
  15. Clock problems
  16. Blood relationships
  17. Arrivals, departures, and schedules
  18. Seating arrangements
  19. Symbol and notation interpretation

Section-B: Mathematical Ability

  1. Laws of indices, ratio, and proportion
  2. Surds
  3. Numbers and Divisibility
  4. LMC and GCD
  5. Rational numbers, Ordering
  6. Percentages
  7. Profit and loss
  8. Partnership
  9. Pipes and cisterns
  10. Time, distance and work problems
  11. Areas and volumes
  12. Mensuration
  13. Modular Arithmetic
  14. Statements
  15. Truth tables
  16. Implication converse and inverse
  17. Tautologies-Sets, Relations and functions, applications
  18. The equation of a line in different forms
  19. Trigonometry
  20. Polynomials
  21. Remainder theorem and consequences
  22. Linear equations and expressions
  23. Progressions
  24. Binomial Theorem
  25. Matrices
  26. Notion of a limit and derivative
  27. Plane geometry – lines, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Circles
  28. Coordinate geometry-distance between points
  29. Frequency Distributions
  30. Mean, Median, Mode
  31. Standard Deviation
  32. Correlation
  33. Simple problems on Probability

Section-C: Communication Ability

  1. Vocabulary
  2. Business and Computer terminology
  3. Functional Grammar
  4. Reading Comprehension (3 Passages)

AP ICET 2019 Application Form

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

Application Fees

In 2015, the application fees for AP ICET was Rs. 250/-, then in 2016 it was increased to Rs. 350/-. In the year 2017, it was again increased to Rs. 450/- and in 2018, the application fee was Rs. 550/-. So it is quite clear that there is an increase of Rs. 100 in the AP ICET application fee every year.

So for AP ICET 2019, the aspirants have to pay an amount of Rs. 650/- for the application fee.

AP ICET exam year Application fee
2015 Rs. 250/-
2016 Rs. 350/-
2017 Rs. 450/-
2018 Rs. 550/-
2019 Rs. 650/-

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 Test Centers

The entrance test for AP ICET 2019 shall be held 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 Admit Card

The candidates who will successfully register for the exam will be issued the AP ICET 2019 Admit Card. The applicants will not receive their admit card by post and it should be downloaded from the website, sche.ap.gov.in/ICET. To download the admit card for AP ICET 2019, the applicants need to enter the 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 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 at sche.ap.gov.in/ICET. Along with the answer key, the candidates also get the question paper and Response sheet. With the help of the AP ICET 2019 Answer Key, the candidates can cross check their 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 challenged 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 is then published.

AP ICET 2019 Cut Off

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

So, the AP ICET 2019 cut off marks are 50 out of 200. Anyone, except for SC and ST category candidates, scoring below this will not be 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 will obtain the cut off marks in AP ICET 2019. Since there is no cut off mark for SC and ST category, hence, they will be assigned rank in the order of the merit on the basis of marks obtained in ICET. The merit list will be displayed on the official website of AP ICET. The merit rank in AP ICET 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 will be announced online at its official website. The candidates will be able to check their result by entering their 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 2019 Result, the candidates can download their rank card. The qualifiers of AP ICET 2019 will then be eligible to appear for the counseling.

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.

  1. Andhra University (AU)
  2. Sri Venkateswara University (SVU)
  3. Sri Padmavati Mahila Vishwavidyalayam (SPMV)
  4. Sri Krishnadevaraya University (SKDU)
  5. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University (BRAU) 6. JNT University, Kakinada (JNTU-K)
  6. JNT University, Anantapur (JNTU-A)
  7. Adikavi Nannaya University(ANUR)
  8. Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU)
  9. Krishna University (KU)
  10. Vikram Simhapuri University (VSU)
  11. Rayalaseema University (RSU)
  12. Yogi Vemana University (YVU)

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