APICET Exam 2023

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Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET)
Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET)

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on behalf of the A.P. State Council of Education conducts Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET Exam). Admissions to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program are via an entrance examination. If you wish to appear for the AP ICET exam 2023, you must fill out the application form after you meet the eligibility criteria. Registrations for AP ICET 2023 are expected to begin in the second week of May.

As part of the AP ICET exam, candidates will be evaluated on their ability to use verbal and mathematical skills, to think systematically, and so on. July 2023 is expected to be the date of the exam.

Exam Name Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test
Conducting Body Sri Venkateswara University Tirupati
Official Website sche.ap.gov.in
Exam Level State
Mode of Application  Online
Mode of Exam Online
Duration of APICET 2023 2 Hours & 30 Minutes (10 AM to 12:30 PM)
Courses offered MBA and MCA
AP ICET Helpline 040-23399297 | secretaryapsche@gmail.com

Latest Updates

In May 2023, the notification for AP ICET 2023 will be released. Here are all the details you need to know about the AP ICET 2023 exam.

Exam Dates

Here is the APICET schedule for 2023:

Events APICET 2023 Dates
Date of Notification Second week of May 2023
Commencement of AP ICET Registration Second week of May 2023
Last Date of AP ICET 2023 Registration Second week of June
Application Form Submission with Late Fee (Rs. 2000/-, 3000/- and 5000/- + Registration Fee) Last week of June onwards
Corrections to be Made in AP ICET 2023 Application Form Correction Second week of July 2023
Downloading of AP ICET Admit Card Third week of July 2023 onwards
Date of AP ICET 2023 Examination Last week of July 2023
Release of Preliminary Answer Key Last week of July 2023
Last Date for Submitting Objections to Answer Keys Last week of July 2023

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Eligibility Criteria

AP ICET 2023 eligibility criteria are approved by the exam’s conducting body. The AP ICET will be conducted to admit students to MBA and MCA programmes in Andhra Pradesh’s institutions and universities. Registration for APICET 2023 is open to those who meet the eligibility criteria.

The following are the APICET 2023 eligibility criteria:

  • A candidate should be an Indian citizen
  • All applicants should have completed a Bachelor’s degree in any field or discipline
  • Students should have a minimum of three years of college education, with mathematics among the subjects in Class 12
  • A minimum of 50% in graduation is required for applicants
  • SC/ST/Reserved category applicants must have a minimum GPA of 45% in their graduation degree
  • Graduates or qualifying degrees obtained through distance learning should be recognized by the joint committee of UGC, AICTE, and DEC
  • Students who are in the final year of their graduation or who are taking final exams are also eligible to apply for APICET 2023
  • APICET 2023 does not have an age limit

Exam Pattern APICET 2023

In two shifts, APICET 2023 will be conducted online on July 25. A total of 200 questions are included in the 2.5-hour exam. 

Here are some key aspects of AP ICET 2023:

  • Online examination mode
  • 2.5 hours in duration
  • 200 total questions
  • MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
  • There are three sections included in the exam: Analytical Ability (Section A), Mathematical Ability (Section B), and Communication Ability (Section C)
  • There will be no negative marking for the correct answer and only one mark for the correct answer

Process of Applying

Students can follow the process given below to apply for the APICET Exam. The In detail Registration process is given below: 

The AP ICET Exam 2023 Registration Process

In order to register for AP ICET exam, please follow the steps below:

  1. Visiting the official website at cets.apsche.ap.gov.in
  2. Click on Fee Payment
  3. Create login credentials and pay the application fee.
  4. Log in with your credentials after paying the application fee
  5. To complete the AP ICET application form, enter the following information:
  • Personal details
  • Address
  • Details of qualifying examinations
  • Information about common entrance tests
  • Documents must be uploaded in the prescribed format and size:
  • Fill out the application form and submit it

APICET Exam 2023 Application Fees

Specifications Details 
Fee Amount INR 650
Application Fee for BC INR 600
Application Fee for SC/ST INR 550
Late Fee INR 2000 + Registration Fee
Late Fee INR 3000 + Registration Fee
Late Fee INR 5000 + Registration Fee

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APICET Exam 2023 Documents Required

For the application form to be filled out, candidates need to have the following items ready:

  • A valid mobile number
  • An email address that is valid
  • Details of your credit card, debit card, or net banking account
  • The number of the marks memo/hall ticket for the Degree / Intermediate / Class 10 examinations
  • Diploma/Intermediate marks memos (Class 12)
  • Certificate of completion of class 10 or equivalent
  • MRO issues income certificates through MeeSeva
  • Certificates for grades 6-12 / diplomas and degrees
  • MeeSeva caste certificate issued by MRO/Competent Authority
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Ration CardPhotograph of a passport size in .jpg or .jpeg with a file size of less than 50Kb

Syllabus for AP ICET Exam 2023

There are three sections on the question paper: Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability, and Communication Ability. The purpose of the exam is to test candidates’ ability to think systematically. Below is the syllabus provided to candidates for better preparation.

Mathematical Ability:

Relations & Functions Sequence and Series
Trigonometric Functions Conic Section
Sets and Functions Binomial Theorem
Algebra Introduction to Three-Dimensional Geometry
Permutations and Combinations Probability
Complex Number and Quadratic Equations Mathematical Reasoning
Principle of Mathematical Induction Calculus
Linear Inequalities Linear Programming

Analytical Ability:

Statement and Courses of Action Situation Reaction Test
Statement and Assumptions Punch lines
Statement and Arguments Assertion and Reason
Statement and Conclusions Cause and Effect
Syllogism Deriving Conclusion

Communication Ability:

Business and Computer Technology Reading Comprehension
Vocabulary Functional Grammar

AP ICET Exam 2023 Admit Card

The AP ICET 2023 admit card will be released on the official website. When the AP ICET hall ticket becomes available, only registered candidates will be able to download it. Candidates will need to enter their login credentials in order to view their hall tickets. 

The admit cards for the AP ICET will contain the following information:

Candidate’s name

  • Roll number
  • Photo of the candidate
  • The candidate’s signature
  • Date and location of the exam
  • Time for reporting
  • Exam-related instructions 


AP ICET exam 2023 notification: when and where?

First, the AP ICET 2023 notification will be released in the newspapers. In the second week of May 2023, the authorities will update it on the official website.

Is it possible to apply for the AP ICET exam if I am in the final year of my qualifying degree?

Candidates may apply for the AP ICET exam if they are appearing for their final examination during the current academic year. They will be admitted on a provisional basis.

How will the APICET exam be conducted?

There will be a Computer-Based Test (CBT) for the AP ICET exam. Candidates will have to report at the given exam centre.

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