AP ICET 2021 – Exam Date, Application Form, Notification, Syllabus

AP ICET 2021 – Sri Venkateswara University will conduct APICET 2021 exam on the behalf of APSCHE. Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test is the entrance exam for MBA, MCA programs. The AP ICET application form will be available in the 1st week of March. Exam is going to take place tentatively in May. APICET is a computer based test with 200 questions. The exam contains three sections namely mathematical ability, analytical ability, communication ability. On the basis of AP ICET, admission will be offered at colleges under OU, AU, SVU. Here are the latest news and updates on AP ICET 2021 exam date, application form, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus and more.

AP ICET 2021

Candidates who wish to pursue masters degree in management or computer applications in Andhra Pradesh must appear in the APICET 2021 exam. The courses offered through this entrance exam are:

  • First year of Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master Of Computer Applications (MCA) 
  • Lateral entry into Second year of Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programmes in University colleges and their affiliated colleges for the academic year 2021-22.

AP ICET 2021 Exam Date

The expected schedule for the exam is as follows.

Events of the ExamDates
Start Of AP ICET 2021 application1st week of March 2021
Last date of registration1s week of April 2021
Last date of registration with late fee2nd week of April 2021
AP ICET 2021 application correction facility1st week/ 2nd week of April 2021
Admit Card Availability 3rd week of April 2021
AP ICET 2021 Entrance Exam 4th week of April 2021
Publication of Answer Key 4th week of April 2021
Declaration of the result 1st week of May 2021
Counselling BeginsJune 2021

Eligibility Criteria – Who can appear in APICET Exam?

Candidates must go through the eligibility requirement in order to fill the form:

General Eligibility Conditions:

  • 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.
  • Candidates must secure aggregate marks of 50% (45% for reserved category) in their qualifying exam. 

Conditions As Per The Courses

CoursesQualification RequiredPassed With Subjects
MBADegree of 3 years duration from any recognized University or its equivalent10th level with Mathematics
MCADegree of 3 years duration“Mathematics” as one of the subjects at Intermediate or Degree level.
MCA (Lateral Entry)BCA or Degree holders in IT/CS Mathematics at 10+2 or Degree level.

AP ICET 2021 Application Form

Candidates can fill the AP ICET Registration Form 2021 from 1st week of March 2021 in an online mode through the official site. Check here.

They need to enter the personal, educational, communication details and upload the images required in prescribed format. Candidates have to pay Rs 550 as the application fee to complete the process. Check out the process to apply for the APICET 2021.

  • Visit the official site of AP ICET 2021. 
  • Locate and click on the “AP ICET 2021 Registration”.
  • Register yourself by providing the details such as name, mobile no., email id. 
  • Once the registration is done, fill the form with correct credentials. 
  • Upload the images required in the prescribed format.
  • Submit the form and take the print of it.

Exam Centres

The test is scheduled to be conducted in the state of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Candidates are advised to enter the two districts while filling the exam centre preference in the application form. Below is the list of AP ICET Centre:

StateTest Center DistrictTest Center Cities
Andhra PradeshSrikakulamSrikakulam, Rajam, Tekkali
Andhra PradeshVizianagaramVizianagaram, Bobbili
Andhra PradeshVisakhapatnamAnakapalle, Anandapuram,
Gajuwaka, Visakhapatnam City
Andhra PradeshEast GodavariKakinada, Rajahmundry, Amalapuram
Andhra PradeshWest GodavariBhimavaram, Eluru, Narasapuram, Tadepalligudem
Andhra PradeshKrishnaGudlavalluru, Machlipatnam, Mylavaram,
Tiruvur, Vijaywada
Andhra PradeshGunturGuntur, Narasaraopeta
Andhra PradeshPrakasamOngole, Chirala, Markapur, Chimakurthy
Andhra PradeshNelloreGudur, Kavali, Nellore
Andhra PradeshChittoorChotter, Madanapalle, Puttur,Tirupati
Andhra PradeshYSR KadapaKadapa, Proddutur, Rajampet
Andhra PradeshAnantapurAnantapur, Gooty, Hindupur, Puttaparthi
Andhra PradeshKurnoolKurnool, Nandyal, Yemmiganur
TelanganaHyderabad/Rangareddy –
LB Nagar, Nacharm, Secunderabad

AP ICET 2021 Syllabus

Syllabus contains the topics asked in the exam. The official syllabus is yet to be released. Thus candidates must be aware of the topics as per the subject to clear the exam. There are three sections in the paper that consist of questions from Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability and Communication Ability. Let’s check out the topics as per the sections. 

SectionImportant Topics
Analytical Ability Data Sufficiency
Problem solving related to sequence and series
Data analysis
Coding and decoding problem
Date and time problems and more.
Mathematical Ability Arithmetical
Geometrical and Algebraical Ability
Statistical Ability
Communication AbilityVocabulary
Drawing Comprehension
 Business and Computer terminology
Day-to-day Communication
Functional Grammar
Reading Comprehension. 

Exam Pattern

Candidates who are going to appear for the exam, must have the understanding of the paper pattern of the entrance exam, The key aspects of the AP ICET 2021 exam are:

  • Exam will take place in online mode.
  • Question paper consisted of 200 questions. Each question carries 1 mark.  
  • Exam duration is 2 hr 30 min.
  • Mode of the language in English and Telugu.
  • Correct response holds 1 mark and there is no negative marking. 
Details No. of Questions 
Sections A (Analytical Ability)
Data Sufficiency 20
Problem Solving 55
Sections B (Mathematical Ability) 
Arithmetical Ability35
Algebra and geometrical Ability 30
Statistical Ability 10
Section C (Communication Ability) 
Vocabulary 10 
Business and Computer Technology 10
Functional Grammar15
Reading Comprehension 15

AP ICET Hall Ticket 2021

Sri Venkateswara University issues hall ticket for AP ICET 2021 for registered candidates. Check here.

The AP ICET Hall Ticket is expected to be released at the official site. In order to download the admit card, candidates have to enter their registration/application no. and password. It is the important document that candidates need to carry on the day of the exam. Invigilator will not allow the students who do not have the hall ticket with them. Check the information printed on the admit card and verify the details. If there is any misprinting then they must immediately inform the concerned authority. 

Exam Guidelines

General information that candidates must aware of about the exam day:

  • Candidates must carry admit card on the day of the examination as it acts as an identity of the person.
  • Reach the examination centre 1 hr before the commencement of the exam. No candidates will be allowed once the exam starts. 
  • Make sure that the allotted system reflects your name and image. 
  • Candidates won’t be allowed to leave the examination hall until the exam is over. 
  • No calculators, electronic items, watches etc in the exam hall. 
  • Any kind of misconduct or use of banned items, lead to disqualification. 

AP ICET 2021 Answer Key 

Candidates can check the response sheet in an online mode. AP ICET Answer Key holds the correct responses to the questions asked in the exam. It helps the candidates to estimate their final marks.  AP ICET provisional answer key will be released first where candidates can challenge the key if any. After solving the objections, the final AP ICET answer key will be out. 

Look into the marking pattern to calculate the score: 

1 mark for each correct answerNo negative marking No marks for no attempt. 

AP ICET Result 2021

AP ICET scorecard is the final scores of the students secured in the exam. One can view the AP ICET 2021 result in an online mode by entering their login credentials. Result contains the information such as name of the candidate, individual subject score, total marks, roll number. After the declaration of the result, the cut off will be released. 

AP ICET 2021 Cut Off

Cut off is the minimum score that candidates must score in order to take part in the admission process. AP ICET Cut off 2021 depends on several factors such as seat availability, number of candidates filled and appeared in the exam, no. of candidates passed the exam and mire. Thus it is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates must secure to be eligible for admission. 

AP ICET Counselling 2021

After the declaration of the result, the AP ICET Counselling 2021 process will start. Allotment of seats are done as per the rank secured by the candidates in the exam. The selected candidates are advised to report at the counselling centre with the original documents required. 

The documents required are:

  • AP ICET 2021 Admit Card
  • D.O.B certificate
  • AP ICET 2021 Result
  • 10th and 12th mark sheet and certificate 
  • Passport Size Photographs
    Any ID proof

For list of colleges where admission is offered through the AP Integrated Common Entrance Test 2021 – click here.


Question – Is there any possibility of AP ICET 2021 to get postponed?

Ans – In 2020, the exam has been postponed but for the year 2021, the exam will take place as per the schedule as it was taken earlier.

Question – What does AP ICET stand for?

Ans – AP ICET stands for Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test.

Question – Where to get admission through AP ICET 2021?

Ans – One can get admission into the master course through AP ICET in Andhra Pradesh. Basically 3 courses are taken into account i.e MBA, MCA and MCA (LATERAL Entry).

Question – On an average how many students appear for AP ICET?

Ans – On an average, more than 50000 students appear for the exam every year.

Question – Is there negative marking in AP ICET?

Ans – No, there is no negative marking for AP ICET.

Official Website: sche.ap.gov.in/ICET/ICET/ICET_HomePage.aspx

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