AP ICET 2020 – Sri Venkateswara University on behalf of APSCHE manages the AP ICET 2020 entrance exam. Interested candidates can apply online at sche.ap.gov.in. Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET) is a state-level exam for getting admission in MBA or MCA courses. Lateral entry is also available in these courses. AP ICET 2020 exam has 200 questions and there is no negative marking in the examination. To know more about the AP ICET 2020, Eligibility Criteria, exam pattern, registration, syllabus, etc. read the complete article.
AP ICET 2020
As per last year stats, 45037 students qualified the exam. The overall pass percentage was 92.60. Applicants can check the tentative schedule of the AP ICET 2020 exam from the below table:
|AP ICET 2020||Tentative Dates|
|Releasing of Notification||3rd week of Feb 2020|
|Starting of the Application process||4th week of Feb 2020|
|Last date to submit the application form without Late Fee||Last week of Mar 2020|
|submit the application form with late fee (Last date)||1st week of Apr 2020|
|Online form correction starts by||1st week of Apr 2020|
|Corrections in the Application form Until||2nd week of Apr 2020|
|Hall Ticket/ Admit Card issues on||3rd week of Apr 2020|
|AP ICET 2020 Exam date||4th week of Apr 2020|
|Preliminary Answer Key date||Last week of Apr 2020|
|Declaration of AP ICET Results||2nd week of May 2020|
AP ICET 2020 Exam Pattern
Before Applying for the AP ICET 2020, all the students are advised to be aware of the Exam pattern and the marking scheme of the exam. Knowing the Format of the exam will play a major role in the preparation of the AP ICET 2020. Check the information regarding the AP ICET 2020 exam from below:
- Mode of Examination – Computer-based test (CBT)
- Language of the exam – English & Telugu but the language proficiency exam will be in the English language
- Number of Questions – 200 questions
- Type of Questions – Objective Type (MCQs)
- Marking Scheme – 1 Mark for each correct answer
- Negative Marking – There is no negative marking.
- Duration of Exam – 150 Minutes
|Sections||Number of Questions|
|Section A- Analytical Ability|
|Section B- Mathematical Ability|
|Algebraical and Geometrical Ability||30|
|Section C- Communication Ability|
|Business and Computer Terminology||10|
AP ICET 2020 Syllabus
In order to score well in the AP ICET exam, every candidate must be aware of the AP ICET 2020 syllabus. The section-wise syllabus is given below in the tabular form. Therefore, Candidates can check the topics from below and prepare accordingly.
|Data Sufficiency||Sequences and Series|
|Analogies of numbers and alphabet||Completion of blank spaces|
|Odd one out||The 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|
|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|
|Truth tables||Implication converse and inverse|
|Tautologies-Sets, Relations and functions, applications||Equation of a line in different forms|
|Remainder theorem and consequences||Linear equations and expressions|
|Matrices||The notion of a limit and derivative|
|Plane geometry – lines, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Circles||Coordinate geometry-distance between points|
|Frequency Distributions||Mean, Median, Mode|
|Simple problems on Probability|
|Vocabulary||Business and Computer terminology|
|Functional Grammar||Reading Comprehension (3 Passages)|
AP ICET 2020 Exam Preparation
As the syllabus is provided, Candidates can start their AP ICET 2020 preparation as soon as possible. Candidates must score well in AP ICET 2020 if they want to qualify the Exam. To do so, start from scratch, manage your time well and be focused. Check section-wise preparation tips from below:
Analytic Ability section
- In this section, read the question very carefully.
- Pay attention to details.
- Play brain games.
- Solve mathematical Problems including Graphs and tables.
- Solve previous years’ questions for better understanding.
- Start preparing for this section in advance as it demands more practice.
- Write done the list of formulas to be used and keep memorizing it
- Focus on increasing your question-solving speed.
- solve easy questions first and then shift to the complex ones.
- Daily revise the question that you have solved.
- Increase your vocabulary by learning 5 new words daily.
- start reading business magazines as soon as possible.
- Try to talk and write in English more often.
- Also, solve the mock test and previous year question
AP ICET 2020 Test Centers
At the time of the AP ICET 2020 Application form filling, students need to choose the test centers as per their preference. The following are the expected test centers as per the previous year. The entrance test for the AP ICET 2020 test is likely to take place at the following test centers.
|Anantapur||Gooty, Hindupur, Anantapur, Puttaparthi|
|Chittoor||Madanapalle, Puttur, Tirupati, Chittoor|
|East Godavari||Kakinada, Rajahmundry, Amalapuram|
|Krishna||Gudlavalleru, Kanchikacherla, Mylavaram, Vijayawada, Machilipatnam|
|Prakasam||Chirala, Markapuram, Ongole|
|Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore||Gudur, Kavali, Nellore|
|Srikakulam||Rajam, Srikakulam, Tekkali|
|Visakhapatnam||Anakapalli, Anandapuram, Gajuwaka, Visakhapatnam|
|West Godavari||Bhimavaram, Eluru, Narasapuram, Tadepalligudem|
|YSR Kadapa||Kadapa, Proddatur, Rajampeta|
AP ICET 2020 Application Form
The AP ICET 2020 Application form is to be filled in online mode. The applicants can apply for AP ICET at its official website. unlike other exams, here you have to make payment for the application fee and only then you can proceed to fill the form. Therefore, candidates must provide correct details in the form. In the application form, you need to enter Personal Information, Educational Qualification details, etc. Also, upload a scanned image of your photograph and signature.
Application Fees – Rs 550/-
Note: For the late registration, candidates need to pay the additional amount of Rs 2000/ as a late fee. Also, the application fee is expected as per the last two years.
These are the trends for the AP ICET examination fee from past years.
|AP ICET exam year||Application fee|
|2020||Rs 550/- (Expected to be the same as last year)|
Mode of Payment
- Online by Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net banking
- Offline payment by Cash
AP ICET 2020 Application form Correction
For reference, Check the last year’s notification for filling the application form correction in PDF given below:
AP ICET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
In order to apply for the APICET 2020, candidates are advised to check the Eligibility criteria from below:
- Only Indian citizens can apply for AP ICET 2020.
- Also, candidates must fulfill the local/non-local status requirements. As written down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulations of Admission).
- For MBA: Min. of 3-year graduation + Mathematics in 10th class.
- MCA: Min of 3-year graduation + Mathematics in intermediate or degree level.
- MCA Lateral Entry (2nd Year): BCA or Graduation IT/ CS + Mathematics at the intermediate level.
- A minimum of 50% in graduation degree for unreserved category.
- A Minimum of 450% in graduation degree for reserved category.
AP ICET 2020 Admit Card
Candidates who successfully apply for AP ICET are eligible to download AP ICET 2020 Admit Card online. Also, the AP ICET admit card will not be sent by post. It publishes online only at sche.ap.gov.in. Therefore, downloading the admit card requires details such as Registration Number and Date of Birth of the candidate. The AP ICET Admit Card is an important verification document that one must carry to the exam center.
AP ICET 2020 Normalization Process
The AP ICET 2020 Result is calculated on the bases of the normalization process. The process of normalization is considered to scale the scores according to difficulty level across different slots. In order to evaluate the candidate, the normalization method is practice. Such practices are used to fairly evaluate the performance of a student. Therefore, candidates can understand the whole process with the help of the PDF given below.
AP ICET 2020 Answer Key
After the exam, the university releases the AP ICET 2020 preliminary Answer Key. The applicants can download the answer key online at the official website. With the answer key, the question paper and Response sheet are also published. AP ICET Answer Key is used for calculating the expected score of the candidates by cross-checking the answers. Based on the score obtained, they can estimate their chances of qualifying the entrance examination. You can also challenge the AP ICET 2020 Answer Key by submitting objections. However, the challenges must be submitted as per the format provided by the University. After considering the objection, the final AP ICET 2020 Answer Key is released.
AP ICET 2020 Cut Off
The AP ICET cut off has remained the same over the years. Seemingly, it shall remain the same for AP ICET 2020 as well. The applicants must secure a minimum of 25% qualifying marks in AP ICET in order to qualify it. Though, there is no cut off for SC and ST category candidates. Hence, Candidates must score 50 out of 200 in the AP ICET 2020. Anyone, besides SC and ST category candidates, scoring below this is not considered to be on the merit list.
AP ICET 2020 Merit List
Only the name of those candidates is included in the merit list who obtain the cut off marks in AP ICET Exam 2020. Since there is no cut off mark for SC and ST category, hence, they are assigned rank in the order of the merit-based on marks obtained. The merit list is displayed on the official website of AP ICET. The merit rank in AP ICET Exam 2020 is valid for admission in the academic year 2020-21 in the colleges located in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
AP ICET 2020 Result
The AP ICET 2020 result is announced online at its official website. The candidates can obtain the result using the Registration Number and Hall Ticket Number. After that, the shortlisting of candidates is done based on their merit in the entrance exam. A week after the announcement of the AP ICET Result, the candidates can download their rank card. the candidates shortlisted will further sit for counseling rounds.
AP ICET 2020 Counseling
Sri Venkateswara University starts the counseling round after the conduction of the exam. The notification for AP ICET Exam 2020 Counselling round releases at apicet.nic.in. The site opens specifically for the counseling round only. Once the window opens, candidates can participate in web-based counseling. According to the rank of the students, the college-allotment takes place. Lastly, the documents verification round happens.
Colleges Accepting AP ICET 2020 Score
Check the list of colleges that accepts the score of the AP ICET entrance test, in the MBA program from below.
- Andhra University (AU)
- Sri Venkateswara University (SVU)
- Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU)
- Sri Krishnadevaraya University (SKDU)
- JNT University, Anantapur (JNTU-A)
- Sri Padmavati Mahila Vishwavidyalayam (SPMV)
- Krishna University (KU)
- Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University (BRAU)
- JNT University, Kakinada (JNTU-K)
- Adikavi Nannaya University(ANU)
- Vikram Simhapuri University (VSU)
- Rayalaseema University (RSU)
- Yogi Vemana University (YVU)
AP ICET Official Website: sche.ap.gov.in/icet
For more information on AP ICET 2020, download the previous year’s Information Brochure.
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