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For all the aspirants who are planning to pursue MBA or MCA courses, there are various leading universities in Telangana that offer admissions to Indian students through the TSICET exam. To help you out with the admission process, here is a blog that will shed light on the details pertaining to the TSICET exam in detail!

Conducting Authority Kakatiya University, Warangal
Exam Name Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test (TSICET)
Exam Type State-level
Exam Frequency Once in a year
Exam Mode Online
Courses Offered MBA and MCA
Exam Syllabus Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability, and Communication Ability
Exam Duration 150 Minutes
Exam Pattern 200 Multiple Choice Questions
Qualifying Marks 25%
No minimum marks for SC/ST candidates
Language English and Telugu [Section-A and B]Only English [Section-C]
Exam Fees Rs 650 for General and OBC category and Rs 450 for SC/ST category
Late Registration Fee Rs 500-Rs 5,000
Exam Website https://www.tsche.ac.in

What is TSICET? 

Conducted by the Kakatiya University (Warangal), the Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test (TSICET) is a state-level examination through which candidates can seek admission to MBA and MCA courses in Telangana universities. It is a computer-based exam that is conducted once a year across 4 cities of Telangana. Ranging for a duration of 2 hours and 30 minutes, this exam will analyse your knowledge regarding the above-mentioned courses.

TSICET 2021 Result

Kakatiya University announced the TSICET 2021 results today, September 23, 2021, at 4:10 PM. Candidates must input their login credentials on the ICET official website https://icet.tsche.ac.in/TSICET – to get the TSICET 2021 result. Qualified applicants must appear for the counselling session once the TSICET result is announced, and they must have their TS ICET 2021 scorecard with them. The steps mentioned below will help candidates to check their TSICET results 2021: 

  • Go to the TS ICET official website.
  • Next, click on the “TS ICET result 2021” tab, and a TS ICET result window will open.
  • Then enter the ICET hall ticket number and date of birth, and click on the ‘Submit’ button.
  • The TSICET result 2021 will be displayed on the screen.
  • Finally, download and take a printout of the TSICET rank card 2021.

Important Dates 2021

The table below displays a list of significant dates connected to TSICET test events that have been announced by Kakatiya University: 

Events Dates 
TSICET Registration 2021 Starts April 7, 2021 
Registration Window closes (without late fee) August 5, 2021
Fill TSICET Application form with a late fee of INR 1000 August 11, 2021
Application Form Correction August 8 – 11, 2021
TSICET Application Form with late fee of INR 5000 August 12 to 16, 2021
TSICET Admit Card  August 15, 2021
TSICET 2021 Exam Dates August 19 – 20, 2021
Announcement of Preliminary Key September 1, 2021
Last Date for Submission of Objections on Preliminary Answer Key September 4, 2021
Announcement of Final Answer Key and Results September 23, 2021

Participating Institutes

The scores of the Integrated Common Entrance Test are accepted by a wide range of participating universities, based on which they grant admission to the MBA and MCA courses. The list of TSICET colleges and universities have been listed below:

  • Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University, Hyderabad (JNTU-H)
  • Osmania University (OU)
  • Kakatiya University (KU)
  • Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU)
  • Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU)
  • Palamuru University (PU)
  • Satavahana University (SU)
  • Telangana University (TU)
  • Prof. Jayashankar Agricultural University (PJSAU)

TSICET Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates appearing for the TSIET 2021 exam must be citizens of India.
  • However, the Foreign nationals are also eligible provided they fulfill the rules as laid down by the concerned Universities.
  • The applicants who are in their final year of graduation will also be allowed to apply for TSICET 2021 exam.

Here are the course-wise eligibility criteria for the exam:

Eligibility for Master of Computer Applications (MCA)

The minimum eligibility for pursuing an MCA course through the TSICET exam is that the candidates should have passed BSc/BCom/BCA/BA in Mathematics at 10+2 level or at graduation level with a minimum of 50% marks (45% marks in case of SC/ST candidates).

Eligibility for Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The minimum eligibility in order to study an MBA course from the list of universities is to have a Bachelor’s Degree of a minimum of 3-years duration with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of SC/ST candidates).

TSICET 2021 Application Process

Given below is a brief about the TSICET application process for 2021:

Step 1: Register and Pay TSICET Application Fee

Candidates must first visit the official portal of TSICET. Click on the “Application Fee Payment” link and enter the following details asked:

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Qualifying Exam Hall Ticket Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Mobile Number
  • E-Mail ID
  • Category
  • Payment Type

Make payment for the application fee. For completing the form, a payment reference ID will be generated. The registration fee for the TSICET is shown in the table below:

Category TSICET 2021 Application Fee
Other candidates INR 650
SC/ST candidates INR 450

Step 2: Fill TSICET Application Form 2021

After making the application fee payment, candidates have to fill in the following details:

  • Candidate’s Personal Details
  • Qualifying Examination Details
  • Exam Centre
  • Candidates’ Category as mentioned in the caste certificate.
  • Local Area Status: AU (Andhra University), OU (Osmania University), SVU (Sri Venkateswara University) or Non-Local.
  • SSC (10th class) or equivalent details
  • Select whether Non-Minority / Minority.
  • Special Category, if applicable, such as:
  • Annual Income of the Parent
  • Address for Correspondence, contact number and email ID
  • Intermediate /Degree details

Step 3: Upload Photo and Signature

Post filling the application form carefully, candidates are now required to submit their photograph and signature on the portal. 

  • Photograph Format: jpg file, Size: less than 30 KB
  • Signature Format: jpg format, Size: less than 15 KB

TSICET Exam Pattern and Syllabus

The syllabus of TS CET is designed to test the analytical and subjective knowledge of candidates. The exam, which is bifurcated into three sections, has to be completed in 150 minutes. There will be a total of 200 questions, each carrying 1 mark. Here is a section-wise breakdown of the exam.

Sections in TSICET Weightage Areas
Analytical Ability 75 Questions (75 Marks) Data Sufficiency
Problem Solving
Mathematical Ability 75 Questions (75 Marks) Arithmetical Ability
Algebraic and Geometrical Ability
Statistical Ability
Communication Ability 50 Questions (50 Marks) Part 1: Vocabulary
Part 2: Business and Computer terminology
Part 3: Functional Grammar
Part 4: Reading Comprehension (3 Passages)

The table mentioned below will explain to you the TSICET 2021 exam pattern:

Mode of Examination Online
Medium of Examination English and Urdu
Total Duration 150 minutes
Total number of questions 200
Total number of sections 3 (Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability, Communication Ability)
Type of questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Number of choices per question 4
Marking Scheme 1 mark for the correct answer
0 marks for unanswered questions
No negative marking for incorrect answer

TSICET 2021 Admit Card

Telangana ICET hall ticket was given online by Kakatiya University, Warangal on August 15. Registered candidates may obtain their TS ICET hall ticket by visiting the TSICET official website. Candidates must provide their registration number, phone number, qualifying examination number, and date of birth to get their exam hall ticket. Students can follow the steps below to get their TSICET 2021 exam hall ticket:

  • Visit the official TS ICET 2021 website.
  • Click on the link called “Download Hall Ticket”.
  • After doing so, the students will be redirected to a new page.
  • Now, log in by using the login credentials registration number/ phone number, date of birth, and qualifying examination hall ticket number.
  • The TSICET 2021 hall ticket will be displayed on the screen
  • Download the TSICET hall ticket 2021 and take a printout of it for future use.

Exam Centers

Mentioned below are the 16 regional test centres in Telangana, along with their codes:

TSICET Test Center Center Code TSICET Test Center Center Code
Adilabad 11 Mancherial 19
Hyderabad 12 Nalgonda 20
Jagityal 13 Nizamabad 21
Karimnagar 14 Sangareddy 22
Khammam 15 Siddipet 23
Kodad 16 Vikarabad 24
Kothagudem 17 Wanaparthy 25
Mahabubnagar 18 Warangal 26

TSICET 2021 Answer Key

TSICET 2021 Answer Keys are published by the exam administering authorities in two parts: preliminary and final. On September 1, 2021, the preliminary answer key was made available. Candidates will be able to compute their marks prior to the release of the TSICET 2021 Result. Candidates were also given the option of submitting their objections to the office of the Convener, TSICET 2021, through e-mail / Speed or Registered Post or in person within six days of the preliminary answer key’s release. TSICET Final Answer Key and Results were released on September 23, 2021. Candidates must note that TSICET 2021 Results and Rank List will be prepared based on the final merit list.  

TSICET 2021 Merit List

Kakatiya University, Warangal, will publish a separate merit list for each degree course depending on the performance of the applicants in the admission exam. Candidates that get a score higher than the cutoff will advance to the next round.

TSICET 2021 Counselling

Qualified applicants will be invited to the TSICET 2021 Counselling based on this TSICET Merit list. Local candidates will be admitted to 85% of the available seats. As stipulated in the AP Educational Institutions Order 1974, as modified, 15% of the seats must be kept vacant. TSICET 2021 Counselling will consist of many phases, which are listed below:

  1. Registration 
  2. Certificate verification
  3. Online Web Options Entry & Freezing or Locking of Options
  4. TSICET 2021 Seat Allotment
  5. Payment of Fee and Reporting in the allotted college

Documents Required for TSICET Counselling 2021

Candidates seeking TSICET Counselling must bring specific papers with them to the counselling session. Candidates in all categories must have the following documents with them:

  • Mark sheet of SSC / Intermediate or Equivalent Qualifying Examination
  • Class IX to Degree Certificates
  • Caste & Income certificate issued on or after April 1, 2021
  • Residential Certificate
  • Aadhar Card 
  • Rank Card
  • TSICET Admit Card
  • Transfer Certificate of Degree or Equivalent
  • Residence Certificate


Who conducts the TSICET 2021 exam?

The Kakatiya University, Warangal conducts the TSICET exam on the behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad.

What are the various courses offered through TSICET 2021?

Master in Business Applications (MBA) and Master in Computer Applications (MCA) courses are the two courses that are offered to aspirants through this exam.

What is the duration of the courses offered through TSICET 2021?

The duration of the MBA course is for two years and the MCA course is of three years.

What is the registration fee of TSICET 2021?

The registration fee of TSICET 2021 is INR 650 for the General category candidates and INR 450 for the SC and ST category candidates.

How can I pay the registration fee of TSICET 2021?

The exam registration fees can be paid at TS Online, AP Online, Mee Seva, and e-Seva locations. You may also pay it via a payment gateway (credit card, debit card, or net banking).

Hopefully, this blog has helped you acquire all the necessary information related to the TSICET exam! Want to pursue an MBA abroad? Not sure what to include in your SOP? Then get in touch with our experts at Leverage Edu who will help you in articulating an SOP that highlights your academic and professional achievements in a very concise yet impressive way!

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