APICET 2021 Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern and Results

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Exam prep master | Updated On - Apr 8, 2021

AP ICET 2021 Exam Date will be released along with the official notification in the last week of March 2021 tentatively. The exam will be held in the month of July 2021. Registrations for APICET 2021 will likely begin in 1st week of April 2021. Candidates will have to visit the official website of APSCHE to fill AP ICET 2021 Application Form

AP ICET is conducted every year by Sri Venkateswara University Tirupati, on behalf of APSCHE holds the exam for admissions to MBA/MCA programs offered by AP ICET scores accepting Institutes/ colleges across Andhra Pradesh. Interested candidates can go through APICET 2021 Eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.

AP ICET 2021 will be held in pen and paper mode across various exam centers in India. Questions asked in the exam will precisely be from  APICET Syllabus 2021 which covers diverse topics from Undergraduate courses. Moreover, The Paper will consist of 200 questions and will be conducted for a duration of 150 minutes as per APICET 2021 Exam Pattern

Highlights of AP ICET 2021

Exam Highlights
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 Offline
Duration of APICET 2021 2 hrs & 30 mins (10 AM to 12:30 PM)
Courses offered MBA and MCA
AP ICET Helpline 040-23399297 | secretaryapsche@gmail.com

AP ICET 2021 Exam Schedule

Candidates can check the schedule for AP ICET 2021 below:

Event Date (tentative)
Declaration of Result September 25,  2021
Rank Card Available October 1, 2021
APICET 2021 Counselling Registration  December 2021
Last Date to Register for Counselling  January 24, 2021
AP ICET 2021 Counselling  January 25, 2021

AP ICET Eligibility

A brief of the eligibility standards for APICET by the authorities is given below:


  • Candidates should be Indian Nationals.
  • Candidates should satisfy Local/Non-Local status requirements as set by the conducting body.

Educational Qualification for MBA

Category Qualifying Marks in Graduation
General 50%
Reserved 45%

Educational Qualification for MCA

Category Qualifying Marks in Graduation Other Requirements
General 50% + 2 Examination with Mathematics
Reserved 45% + 2 Examination with mathematics

Note: Candidates who are in final year of graduation can also apply provided their results will be announced before the counseling process and in case the qualifying Degree is obtained in a Distance Mode Program, then it should be recognized by the joint committee of UGC, AICTE and DEC.

AP ICET Application Form 2021

Application Form: February 27 – September 5, 2021

The registration process for AP ICET 2021 is completely online. Candidates can follow the following steps to fill the application form:

Step 1: Visit the official website i.e. https://sche.ap.gov.in/ICET/.

Step 2: Fee Payment

Candidates are required to choose one of the following modes for fee payment:

  • AP Online.
  • E-Seva/ MeeSeva.
  • Debit / Credit card.

*In case the payment mode is AP online or E-seva/Meeseva, candidates have to log in using the transaction ID obtained with the payment receipt at AP online center.

*If the candidate wants to pay via Debit/Credit card, the payment can be done by filling the required details.

Step 3: Fill Application Form 

The following details are required to be furnished in AP ICET Application Form:

  • Candidate Details
  • Qualifying Examination Details
  • Choice of Regional Center for Entrance Test
  • Local Area Status
  • SSC or equivalent Marks
  • Minority community Status
  • Special Category
  • Annual Parental Income
  • Correspondence Address
  • Intermediate degree
  • Recent photograph of the candidate (in jpg file format and the size of the file should be less than 30 KB)
  • Signature of the candidate (in jpg format and the size of this file should be less than 15 KB)

Step 4: Print Application Form 

After pressing the submit button, the application form will be generated which contains registration number along with filled in details. Candidates can print the submitted form for future reference.

AP ICET Application Fee

Application Fee for general as well as reserved categories is given below:

Category Application Fee
General INR 550

AP ICET Admit Card 2021

Availability of AP ICET Admit Card 2021: 

AP ICET Hall Ticket is issued to successfully registered candidates. It will be available at the official website. You can download it using your registration id and date of birth. APICET 2021 Admit Card contains details such as:

  • Roll number of candidate
  • Registration number of candidate
  • Candidate’s name
  • Father’s Name
  • Candidate’s photograph
  • Test venue
  • Category of the candidate (as mentioned in the Application form)
  • Date and time of the entrance exam
  • Reporting time at the Exam Center
  • List of documents to be carried on the exam day

List of AP ICET Exam Centers

  • The list of exam centers will be released with the notification.
  • Generally, the number of AP ICET Exam Centers is 48.
  • Candidates can choose any 2 districts at the time of form-filling. 
  • The exam is conducted in two sessions - 10 am to 12.30 pm and 2. 30 pm to 5 pm.

Some of the major AP ICET 2021 exam centers are provided below.

District Locations
Anantapur Anantapur, Gooty, Hindupur, Puttaparthi
Chittoor Chittoor, Madanapalle, Puttur, Tirupati
East Godavari Kakinada, Rajahmundry, Surampalem
Guntur Bapatla, Guntur, Narasaraopeta
Hyderabad Hayathnagar, Moula Ali, Nacharam
Krishna Challapalli, Gudlavalleru, Kanchikacherla, Mylavaram, Vijayawada
Kurnool Kurnool, Nandyal, Yemmiganuru
Prakasam Chirala, Kandhukur, Markapuram, Ongole
Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore Gudur, Kavali, Nellore


  • Request to change the exam venue or exam timings will not be entertained by the exam conducting authorities.
  • In case, candidates found any mistake in their admit card they should immediately contact the authorities. Phone number and e-mail to contact APICET 2021 exam conducting authorities is given below:


AP ICET Exam Pattern

  • APICET is held in offline mode.
  • The paper has 200 objective-type questions.
  • Each question carries one mark.
  • The duration of the test is 2 Hours and 30 Minutes.
  • The exam has 3 sections (Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability and Communication Ability).

Section-wise distribution of questions is given below:

Subject Number of Questions Marks
Mathematical Ability 75 75
Analytical Ability 75 75
Communication Ability 50 50

Read complete APICET Exam Pattern

Important Topics for AP ICET

The exam conducting body release APICET Syllabus each year. No change in the syllabus of AP ICET 2021 has been notified as yet. Section-wise syllabus is given below for your reference:

AP ICET Syllabus for Analytical Ability

Important Topics
Data Sufficiency Problem Solving Sequences and Series
Data Analysis Coding and Decoding Problems Date, Time and Arrangement Problems
Data Interpretation Venn Diagrams Reasoning

AP ICET Syllabus for Mathematical Ability

Important Topics
Ratio and Proportion Powers and Exponents Surds
LCM and GDC Rational Numbers Profit-Loss and Percentages
Partnership Time, distance and work problems Mensuration
Areas and Volumes Modular Arithmetic Statements and Truth Tables
Sets-Tautologies Relations and Functions Points and Lines

AP ICET Syllabus for Communication Ability

Important Topics
Vocabulary Business and Computer terminology  Functional Grammar
Reading Comprehension Drawing Comprehension Day-to-day Communication

AP ICET Result 2021

AP ICET Result has been declared online, at the official website. Candidates can enter their hall ticket number to download their scorecard. APICET Merit List is also released as per the marks scored by candidates.

Following are the qualifying marks as per the category of candidates:

  • The qualifying marks for general category candidates in the APICET Entrance Test are 25%.
  • For the candidates belonging to SC/ST communities, there will be no qualifying marks for ranking.

APICET 2020 Result Trend

Given below is the statistics for the exam of previous year:

Total Registrations for AP ICET 2020

Candidates who sat for the exam 62,962 
Candidates who qualified 54,503
Pass percentage 86.56
Total male qualifiers 38,835
Total female qualifiers 24,056
Total transgender qualifiers 71

Answer Keys for AP-ICET 2021

Session Question Paper Answer Keys
Morning Download Download
Afternoon Download Download

APICET 2021 Counselling

Counselling for APICET is conducted for successful candidates as per their rank in the merit list. Candidates should keep the following points in mind while appearing for AP ICET counseling:

  • Candidates should present on the notified date and time at the counselling center with all the relevant certificates and fee.
  • Candidates will be called for registration rank-wise. Candidates have to sign in the register and pay the processing fee before proceeding for verification of certificates.
  • Candidates need to produce Original certificates and bring Xerox copies of certificates for submission.
  • Candidates have to exercise options on the web.
  • Candidates have to access the full schedule by entering their registration number, followed by their admit card number, password and date of birth in the login section.
  • Candidates need to be careful while exercising options on the web and take the print out of the Saved options.
  • Candidates are required to pay the prescribed fees for the counselling and admission by filling the challan form which can be downloaded from official website along with the seat allotment order
  • Candidates will be informed about their final allotment and they are required to report through self-reporting system and then visitng the respective colleges on or before the specified date, failing which the candidate will lose the admission.
  • Allotted seat will also be updated on the web. So, candidates can check the institute allotted to them by visiting the official website.
  • Candidates will be given the option to withdraw from counselling by submitting an application. The application has to be submitted to that to the co-ordinator, helpline center along with receipt of certificates.

Expected AP ICET Cut off Marks

AP ICET Cut off is declared by the exam conducting authorities each year. The following is a table of expected cutoff marks for APICET 2021. Candidates can have an idea about their possibility of attending the APICET 2021 counselling from this cut-off list:

Date (tentative) Category Opening Rank Closing Rank
July 20, 2021 PH (V), PH (H), PH (O) 1 Last
July 20, 2021 Anglo-Indian 1 Last
July 20, 2021 CAP 1 Last
July 21, 2021 NCC 1 20, 000
July 20, 2021 Sports 1 20, 000
July 22, 2021 NCC 20, 001 40, 000
July 22, 2021 Sports 20, 001 40, 000
July 23, 2021 NCC 40, 001 Last
July 23, 2021 Sports 40, 001 Last

Check Previous Year  APICET Cut off


Ques.  What is APICET?

Ans. APICET or Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test is a state-level MBA as well as MCA entrance test held for admission to colleges, institutes and universities in the state of Andhra Pradesh. 

Ques.  What are the various modes of payment of Registration fees?

Ans. There are two modes of payment. The first mode is through AP Online and the other mode is through Debit Card / Credit Card. The locations of AP Online Centers are given on the AP ICET 2021 website.

Ques.  How do I know that my application has been received and accepted after filling in the online application form?

Ans. After the successful completion of your application form through online mode, you will receive an SMS on your registered mobile number with the enrollment or Registration number. Moreover, your “Filled in Online Application form” containing all the information uploaded from database and entered by you along with Registration number and Barcode will be displayed instantly.

Ques.  What should I do with the “Filled in Application Form”?

Ans. The candidate has to take a print of the “Filled In Application Form”, keep a copy of this form and preserve it carefully. Use the Registration number printed in the “Filled In Application Form” for all future correspondence.

Ques.  Should I upload any certificates?

Ans. No, you do not have to upload any certificates.

Ques.  Should I upload my photograph and signature?

Ans. You need to upload the Photo (file size less than 30KB and JPG file format) and Signature (File Size less than 15KB and JPG file format) as and when prompted by the system during the online application form filling process.

Ques.  If I choose the Payment Gateway option, how do I submit the ONLINE Application form?

Ans. Before selecting the Debit / Credit card payment mode for the Registration fee, the candidate has to be ready with the required mandatory details. After payment, the ONLINE Application form will appear. Fill in all the mandatory details, read the declaration and SUBMIT.

Ques.  Do I need to post my application and attachments?

Ans. No, once your online application has been submitted, sending a hard copy to office is not required.

Ques.  After completing the ONLINE application process and generating printable Application form, will I be able to log in again to change my application data?

Ans. NO, after submission of the ONLINE application form, a “Filled In Application Form” is generated. The candidate should take a print of the application form and hence, cannot modify the data. Therefore, the candidates are highly expected to be extra careful while filling the ONLINE application form. However, some of the fields (excluding Regional Test Centre) in the Filled In Online Application Form can be edited if the candidate write a request letter with relevant proofs addressing CONVENER, APICET-2021 or send an e-mail to icet2021ap@gmail.com.

Ques. I made some mistake in filling the details in Online Application. How can i change?

Ans. The applicants are very anticipated that would be additional cautious while filling the ONLINE application form. Be that as it may, a portion of the fields (barring Regional Test Center) in the Filled In Online Application Form can be altered if the competitor composes a demand letter with important evidence tending to CONVENER, APICET-2021 or send an email to apicet2021ap@gmail.com.

Ques.  If I misplace my copy of “Filled In Online Application Form”, how to get another copy of it?

Ans. You can take a fresh printout of the “Filled In Online Application Form” from the website by giving suitable details.

Ques.  I have forgotten to take a print of my ONLINE application at the end of my application process. How can I get access to it?

Ans. You can take a copy by typing the appropriate information take a printout from the official website by clicking “Print Your Filled In Application Form”.

Ques.  What if I don’t have an Email-id?

Ans. Email-id is not necessary. However, it is desirable as you may be insinuated critical data about APICET-2021 every once in a while to the given email id.

Ques.  What if I don’t have a Mobile number?

Ans. Mobile number is a compulsory detail as your Transaction Id., Payment affirmation or some other future correspondence is through the right Mobile number you enter. Thus, in the event that you don't have a Mobile number enter the versatile number of your Parents/Guardian.

Ques. If I arrive at the ICET Examination Hall late by 1 minute, will I be allowed to take the exam?

Ans. A candidate seeking for APICET-2021 examination won't BE ALLOWED into the examination corridor on the off chance that he is late by 1 minute. Henceforth, there is no degree for taking the exam. In perspective of the undesirable circumstances before, the hopefuls are encouraged to achieve the Test Center well ahead of time keeping in see the time required for voyaging and activity conditions.

Ques.  I have pressed the Back / Refresh / ANY button during the Registration Fee Payment through Debit / Credit Card, will that speed up my payment process?

Ans. It is strictly suggested to keep away from the activity of Back/Refresh/ANY different catches amid the Registration Fee Payment through Debit/Credit Card, this won't just hamper the entire procedure yet the application accommodation will be inadequate. Henceforth, you are encouraged to have tolerance amid the Online Payment through Bank.

Ques.  Who can I contact in case of questions?

Ans. You are advised to go through ALL details thoroughly on the official APICET- 2021 website. Still, if you do not find an answer to your question contact the APICET office. You can also send an e-mail to the icet2021ap@gmail.com or contact at Phone: 0891-2844999, 2754586

Ques.  With the assistance of the AP Online procured Transaction Id. I have begun filling the Online Application Form. Tragically, I didn't finish the procedure by tapping the "SUBMIT" catch and the "Filled In Online Application Form" was not created. Would I be able to utilize a similar Transaction Id. again and restart the filling of the Online Application Form?

Ans. Truly, an applicant can utilize a similar Transaction Id. for whatever length of time that you don't press the "Submit Application" catch in Online Application Form.

Ques.  I have registered for APICET-2021 as I am eligible, can I transfer the already paid Registration Fee to my friend?

Ans. No, the Registration Fee cannot be TRANSFERRED.

Ques.  I have paid the Registration Fee, but I do not wish to take the APICET 2021 exam due to unavoidable reasons. Is the Registration Fee Refundable?

Ans. No, the Registration Fee is NOT REFUNDABLE.

Ques.  Can I exchange the Transaction Id. with my friend?

Ans. No, the Transaction Id. is not TRANSFERABLE.

Ques.  Are the Help Line Centers (HLCs) meant for appearing APICET-2021 entrance test?

Ans. No. This information is required for certificate verification at the time of Counselling for admission

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.


surya vamsi kiran boppana
What is the counselling date for apicet2019 for rank 7080 and if there is a chance of online process can you send the link and last for certificate verification. Or else if the certificate verification is only I offline form just pass the information on help.line.centre and date
prashansha kesarwani

Hi Surya, Please check this link: Counselling. The APICET 2019 counselling date has not been declared yet. It is expected that the counselling process will begin in the last week of July. During the counselling session, qualified candidates of ICET are invited where they are allotted a seat as per their option. For the convenience of the students, a web based counseling procedure takes place.

kakarla nagasubbaiah
When icet counsilling sir
mannu singh

Hi Kakarla, Please check this link: Counseling.

kakarla nagasubbaiah
When icet counsillinf sir and i fot 1600 rank in icet can i fet free seat sir plzzz tell me
neha rani

Hi Kakarla, Please check the counselling details through official website.

telu teju
Hi sir can I know where NCC counclling will be held
mannu singh

Hi Telu, Please check this link: Counselling

hi sir my APICET rank is 3858 can i get colleges accepting apicet scores in hyderabad according to my rank
bhawna vedwal

Hello Saitejareddy, The colleges in Hyderabad that comes under APICET are listed below-

1)Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management, Hyderabad

2)Badruka College Post Graduate Centre, Hyderabad

3)Nizam College, Hyderabad

Check their official website to know about their cutoff

aavula basavanagoud
HELLO sir my icet rank is 26923 i am eligible which college sir please reply my comment
vaishali expert
Hi Aavula, You can take admission in GITAM institute of Management, Vishakhapatnam . And Please find the link and you can check the other colleges which is accepting APICET 2017 Scores
What is the difference between ICET& MAT according to syllabus?

Hi Gopinath, to get the syllabus details on MAT and ICET, please find the following link:

For MAT – http://exams.collegedunia.com/mat/syllabus

For ICET – http://exams.collegedunia.com/apicet/exam-pattern

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