Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET) is conducted by Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET) recognized by government of Andhra Pradesh for MCA/ MBA courses. Candidates who wish to opt for MCA/ MBA courses can apply for this examination. This exam gives you the opportunity to get admissions in 498 MBA Colleges and 698 MCA Colleges in the state.

Eligibility Criteria for ICET Exam:-

• For MBA: Candidate must have bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized College/ University with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category).
• For MCA: Candidate must have bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized College/ University with at least 50% marks (45% for reserved category) with Mathematics as one of the subjects at 10+2 level.
• Candidate should be a citizen of India with more than 21 years of age.


Exam Dates

ICET 2014 Dates:-    

ICET 2014 will be held on 23rd May 2014.

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Last date for Online submission & Registration without late fee: 250/-:- 04-04-2014 (Friday).

With Late Fee of Rs.500 : - 15-04-2014 (Tuesday)

With Late Fee of Rs.2000 :-  25-04-2014 (Friday)

With Late Fee of Rs.5000 :- 06-05-2014 (Tuesday)

With Late Fee of Rs.10000 :- 19-05-2014(Monday)

ICET 2014 will be held on 23rd May 2014.


ICET 2014 will be held on 23rd May 2014.



Exam Preparation

ICET Exam Preparation Tips:-

Join the best coaching institute to crack ICET exam with best score. Daily practice is required for mathematical skills. Set the proper study time table for yourself. Practice as much as you can for mock test by solving past papers. Work harder on those topics which carries higher weightage.

List of Books for ICET exams preparation:-

• ICET 2012 by Arihant Publication
• Quantitative Aptitude by S. Chand Publication


Exam Syllabus

ICET 2014 Pattern:-

The test consists of 200 questions of one mark each in the following topics

Duration: - 150 minutes


Analytical Ability

(i) Data Sufficiency - 20 marks
(ii) Problem Solving - 55 marks


Mathematical Ability

(i) Arithmetical Ability - 35 marks
(ii) Algebraical and Geometrical Ability - 30 marks
(iii) Statistical Ability - 10 marks


Communication Ability

(i) Vocabulary - 10 marks
(ii) Business and Computer Terminology - 10 marks
(iii) Functional Grammar - 15 marks
(iv) Reading Comprehension - 15 marks

ICET Syllabus 2014:-

Section-A: Analytical Ability: 75Q (75 Marks)

Data Sufficiency: - 20Q (20 Marks)

A question is given followed by data in the form of two statements labeled as i and ii. If the data given in i alone is sufficient to answer the question then choice (1) is the correct answer. If the data given in ii alone is sufficient to answer the question then choice (2) is the correct answer. If both i and ii put together are sufficient to answer the question but neither statement alone is sufficient, then choice (3) is the correct answer. If both i and ii put together are not sufficient to answer the question and additional data is needed, then choice (4) is the correct answer.

2. Problem Solving - 55Q (55 Marks)

a) Sequences and Series - 25Q (25 Marks)

Analogies of numbers and alphabet, completion of blank spaces following the pattern in a: b: c: d relationship; odd thing out: missing number in a sequence or a series.

b) Data Analysis: - 10Q (10 Marks)

The data given in a Table, Graph, Bar diagram, Pie Chart, Venn Diagram or a Passage is to be analyzed and the questions pertaining to the data are to be answered.

c) Coding and Decoding Problems 10Q (10 Marks)

A code pattern of English Alphabet is given. A given word or a group of letters are to be coded or decoded based on the given code or codes.

d) Date, Time & Arrangement Problems - 10Q (10 Marks)

Calendar problems, clock problems, blood relationships, arrivals, departures and schedules, seating arrangements, symbol and notation interpretation.

Section- B: Mathematical Ability 75Q (75 Marks)

I. Arithmetical Ability - 35Q (35 Marks)

Laws of indices, ratio and proportion; surds; numbers and divisibility, l.c.m. and g.c.d; Rational numbers, Ordering.; Percentages; Profit and loss; Partnership, Pipes and cisterns, time, distance and work problems, areas and volumes, mensuration, modular arithmetic.

II. Algebraical and Geometrical Ability 30Q (30 Marks)

Statements, Truth tables, implication converse and inverse, Tautologies-Sets, Relations and functions, applications- Equation of a line in different forms.

Trigonometry- Trigonometric ratios, Trigonometric ratios of standard angles, (0°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 90°, 180°): Trigonometric identities: sample problems on heights and distances, Polynomials; Remainder theorem and consequences; Linear equations and expressions; Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Ma trices, No tion of a limit and derivative; Plane geom etry-lines, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Circles, Coordinate geometry-distance between points.

III. Statistical Ability: 10Q (10 Marks)

Frequency distributions, Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviations, Correlation, simple problems on Probability.

Section-C: Communication Ability:- 50Q (50 Marks)

Objectives of the Test Candidates will be assessed on the ability to

1. Identify vocabulary used in the day-to -day communication.
2. Understand the functional use of grammarin day-to-day communication as well as in the business contexts.
3. Identify the basic terminology and concepts in computer and business contexts (letters, reports, memo randa, agenda, minutes etc.).
4. Understand written text and drawing inferences.

Part 1. Vocabulary 10Q (10M)
Part 2. Business and Computer terminology 10Q (10M)
Part 3. Functional Grammar 15Q (15M)
Part 4. Reading Comprehension (3 Passages) 15Q (15M)



List of Colleges accepting ICET Score:-

• Abdul Kalam Institute of Technological Science, Andhra Pradesh
• Adarsh College of Engineering, Andhra Pradesh
• Aditya Institute of Technology and Management, Andhra Pradesh
• Al-Aman Institute of Engineering, Andhra Pradesh
• Allure Institute of Management Science, Andhra Pradesh



Top Coaching Institutes for ICET in India:-

• Triumphant Institute of Management Education Pvt Ltd (T.I.M.E)
• IMS Learning Resources Pvt Ltd

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