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Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test

Computer Based Test

AP ICET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 550
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:Sri Venkateswara University (SVU)
  • Courses:MCA, MBA , MCA (LAT)
  • Streams:Management, Computer Application

AP ICET 2023: Result Declaration, Counselling, Admission Dates

Updated On - June 09 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

AP ICET 2023 or Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test will be conducted by Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam. The computer-based test (CBT) is performed in 43 cities across the state. It is the state-level exam that is conducted every year. Andhra Pradesh ICET is conducted for the candidates who want to take admission in MBA, MCA, and 2-year lateral entry MCA program. APICET scores will be approved by over 290 colleges across Andhra Pradesh. For more information and notification of AP ICET 2023 exam dates, eligibility criteria, syllabus, etc. candidates can check the article below.

AP ICET 2023 Latest Update

  • The AP ICET 2023 results will be declared tomorrow, June 8.
  • Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ananthapuramu will announce the results of the Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET) 2023.
  • Candidates can check their results on the official website, cets.apsche.ap.gov.in.
  • To access the results, candidates need to provide their application number, hall ticket number, and date of birth.
  • The AP ICET 2023 exam was conducted on May 24 and 25.
  • Candidates' scorecards can be obtained using their login credentials.
  • The AP ICET 2023 answer key was released on May 26, and candidates were allowed to raise objections until May 28.
  • The final answer key will be used to prepare the AP ICET 2023 results.
  • The exam had a duration of 150 minutes and included 200 questions worth a total of 200 marks.
  • Candidates who secure a minimum of 25 percent marks in AP ICET 2023 will be assigned ranks in the merit list.
  • In case of ties, a tie-breaking method will be used, and a normalization process will be employed to address variations in question paper difficulty across different sessions.
  • Qualified candidates based on the AP ICET 2023 cut-off will need to participate in the counseling process for admission into MBA programs offered by participating institutes.
  • The AP ICET 2023 marks will be valid for the 2023-24 academic session.

AP ICET 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check the AP ICET 2023 exam status from the below table:
Exam Status

Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test 2023 notification

Exam on 25th and 26th May

AP ICET 2023 Exam Dates

AP ICET 2023 Important Dates are mentioned below:

AP ICET 2023 Important Dates
EventsDates (Tentative)
Starting of application formMarch 20, 2023
Last date to application for without late feeMarche 2023
Last date to submit application with late feeApril 2023
Application correctionApril 2023
Admit cardApril 2023
AP ICET 2023 exam date25th, 26th May 2023
Publication of answer keyTo Be Announced
Declaration of resultTo Be Announced
Counselling begins fromTo Be Announced

What is AP ICET ?

Answer: The Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET) is a state level entrance test organized to offer admission into MBA and MCA courses offered by universities, colleges and institutes of Andhra Pradesh. It is conducted by Sri Venkateswara University on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council for Higher Education (APSCHE).

AP ICET 2023 Application Form

Candidates can check the information regarding AP ICET 2023 Application Form from the below points:

  • The application's mode is online.
  • The candidates have to make the payment before filling up the details in the form. 
  • The candidates will have to fill in the following details
    • Personal details as name, parents’ name, date of birth, gender, etc.
    • Examination details; educational details like previously passed exams, percentage, place of study, etc.
    • Correspondence address.
  • The university will provide the ap icet application form correction facility on particular dates set by the authority.
  • A colored photograph of less than 50KB in JEG/JPG format.
  • The candidate’s signature scanned having a size less than 30KB in JPEG/JPG format.

AP ICET 2023 Application Fee

Check the following details regarding the registration form for the AP ICET 2023 exam :

  • The application fee will be Rs 550/-.
  • The exam fee is non-refundable
  • The payment can be made via debit card, credit card, and net banking.
  • If the candidate applies after the applications close, then the candidate will have to pay a late fee which depends on the date on which the candidate is applying for the exam.

AP ICET 2023 Application Form Correction

The candidates could make corrections in the application form. The correction in the application form is divided into 2 categories, which are the following:

Category 1: These are the correction that the candidates cannot do on their own but they needed to submit a written request for the same via email with valid supporting documents to [email protected]. The email must be addressed to Governor, AP ICET-2021.
Category 2: Below is the list which candidates could edit on their own online under their respective logins. These corrections have to be done in the specified period. The details that can be corrected under this category include:
  • Type of exam
  • Qualifying Exam – the year of appearing/passing
  • The medium of instructions in the qualifying exam
  • Place of 10+2 study
  • Mother’s name
  • Birth state and district
  • Gender
  • Community / reservation category
  • Special reservation category
  • Aadhaar card details and EWS details
  • Mobile number/email id
  • Address for correspondence
  • 10+2 / degree hall ticket number and year of passing
  • SSC hall ticket number
  • Study details
  • Annual income
  • non-minority / minority
  • Local area status

AP ICET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

AP ICET 2023 Eligibility details can be checked below:
  • The candidates should be Indian nationals.
  • Candidates must have completed their Bachelor’s degree in their respective discipline.
  • The Bachelor’s degree should be of a minimum of 3 years or its equivalent, with mathematics as one of the major subjects in Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalent discipline.
  • Candidates should have passed the graduation with a minimum of 50%.
  • Candidates from SC/ST category should have a minimum aggregate of 45% at graduation level.
  • Candidates who are in the final year of their graduation are also considered to be eligible.
  • Candidates who obtained graduation or qualifying degrees via distance mode learning must be recognized by the joint committee of UGC, AICTE, and DEC.

AP ICET 2023 Exam Pattern

AP ICET 2023 Exam Pattern can be checked below:
AP ICET 2023 Paper Pattern
Mode of examination Online
Duration of the exam2.5 hours.
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice (MCQ) types.
Marking Scheme

+1 for every correct answer

No negative marking for the wrong answer

No. of Sections

Candidates can check the subject wise distribution of different sections in the table given below:

AP ICET Question Distribution
Number of Questions
Analytical Ability
Data Sufficiency
Problem Solving
Mathematical Ability
Arithmetic Ability
Algebraical and Geometrical Ability
Statistical Ability
Communication Ability
Business and Computer Terminology
Functional Grammar
Reading Comprehension
Total Questions













AP ICET 2023 Syllabus

The AP ICET Syllabus 2023 consists of 3 sections having different topics. 
  • Section A has questions from the Analytical Ability section which is divided into two topics Data Sufficiency & Problem Solving. Problem Solving contains Sequence & Series, Data Analysis, Coding & De-Coding and Date, Time & Arrangement Problems.
  • Section B is of Mathematical Ability which consists of questions from Arithmetical Ability, Arithmetical & Geometrical Ability, and Statistical Ability.
  • Section C is basically to check the Communication Ability of the candidate. This section consists of questions to examine day-to-day vocabulary, understandability of grammar in day-to-day communication & in a business context will have to identify basic & computer terminology and Reading Comprehension have three passages.

AP ICET 2023 Preparation Tips

Some of the points everyone must keep in their mind while the preparation of AP ICET 2020 is:

  • Understand the syllabus and exam pattern.
  • Solve sample papers and previous year's question papers.
  • Attempt mock tests and see how you score. Derive inferences and aim to improve.

AP ICET Marks Accepting colleges

The universities that accept AP ICET scores are -
  • Andhra University,
  • Visakhapatnam Acharya Nagarjuna University,
  • Srikakulam Dravidian University,
  • Anantapur Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University,
  • Kakinada Krishna University,
  • Machilipatnam Rajiv Gandhi of Knowledge Technologies,
  • Rayalaseema University,
  • Kurnool Sri Krishnadevaraya University,
  • Tirupati Sri Venkateswara University,
  • Tirupati Vikrama Simhapuri University and Nellore Yogi Vemana University Kadapa,
  • Rajahmundry Dr.B.R. Ambedkar University, Guntur
  • Adikavi Nannayya University,
  • Kuppam Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University,
  • Ananthapuram Sri Padmavathi Mahila University.

AP ICET 2023 Admit Card

The conducting authority has released AP ICET Admit Card 2023 for all the successfully registered candidates. There are no official dates announced regarding the release of the AP ICET Admit card. Given below are some important points regarding the AP ICET Admit card/Hall Ticket:
  • AP ICET 2023 admit card is available for download on the official website.
  • Make sure that all the information on the admit card is correct. If any discrepancies are found, report them and get them corrected.
  • The candidate should get this admit card printed.
  • Carry the admit card along with a government-issued photo ID card to the exam center.
  • The candidate will not be allowed to enter the exam hall without the admit card.

AP ICET 2023 Answer Key

AP ICET 2023 answer key will be released in the pdf form. Candidates can download the answer keys from the links that will be provided on this page once after the released by official authority.

AP ICET 2023 Result

AP ICET 2023 results can be checked through online mode. The exam conducting authority has announced the result date soon. The result is prepared as per the candidates’ performance in the AP ICET 2023 exam. Based on candidates' rank, they can select a college/institute. Candidates are advised to check the result carefully. If any discrepancy is found in the result, the candidate can contact officials. Based on the result, candidates will be called for the counselling process.

AP ICET 2023 Merit List

The candidates who have secured 25% qualifying marks in APICET [ 50 out of 200 ] and candidates belonging to the category of SC and ST to whom qualifying marks have not been prescribed, shall be assigned the rank in the order of the merit based on marks obtained in ICET. Merit rank obtained in APICET 2023 is valid for admission in the academic year 2021-22 only.

AP ICET 2023 Tie-Breaking

For the preparation of the merit list, in case more than one student scoring the same marks at APICET, the tie will be resolved as follows:

  • By considering the marks scored in Section-A.
  • If the tie persists, marks obtained by a student in Section B will be taken into consideration.
  • If the tie persists, the tie will be resolved by taking into account the age of the candidate giving the older candidate priority

AP ICET 2023 Counseling

AP ICET 2023 Counseling will start soon after the result declaration. All the qualified candidates will receive a call for a counselling round. Candidates need to attend counselling rounds for taking admission into various institutes. Seat allotment depends on the rank obtained by the candidate and some other conditions set by the university. Candidates will also have to pay the counselling fee of Rs 1200 (OC/BC) and Rs 600 (SC/ST). The counselling fee will have to be paid before certificate verification. Seat allotment will be done based on preferences given by candidates, availability of seats, and merit.

Given below are some important points regarding AP ICET counselling

  • Documents required at counseling:
  • AP ICET admit card
  • AP ICET rank card
  • Degree marks transcripts/consolidated marks transcript
  • Degree provisional certificate
  • Intermediate marks transcripts/diploma marks transcript
  • SSC or equivalent marks transcripts
  • Residence Proof
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Aadhar card

AP ICET 2023 Exam Centres

The following are the exam centers for the AP ICET 2023:
  • Anantapur
  • Chittoor
  • East Godavari
  • Guntur
  • Hyderabad
  • Krishna
  • Kurnool
  • Prakasam
  • Sri Potti Sri Ramullu Nellore
  • Srikakulam
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Vizianagaram
  • West Godavari
  • Your Kadapa

AP ICET 2023 Highlights

Check basic information about AP ICET 2023 below in the given table:

AP ICET Basic Details
Exam NameAP ICET 2023
Conducting BodyAndhra University
LevelNational Level
CourseMBA & MCA
AP ICET Official Websitehttps://sche.ap.gov.in/
Exam ModeOnline






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AP ICET Important Dates

AP ICET 2022 Form Date01 Mar - 31 Mar 2023 (Tentative)
Admit Card Downloading Date01 Apr - 30 Apr 2023 (Tentative)
AP ICET 2022 Exam Date17 Oct, 18 Oct 2022
Result Date01 Jun - 30 Jun 2023 (Tentative)

Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


1Analytical and Logical Ability75175
3English Communication50150

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Form Start Date:

01 Mar 2023

Form End Date:

31 Mar 2023

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