Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET) is conducted by Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati on behalf of A.P. State Council of Higher Education for admission into first year of Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Applications (MCA).

The test is designed to measure your ability to think systematically, to use the verbal and mathematical skills and to assess your aptitude for admission into MBA or MCA programme.

Important Dates

  • Notification Date: March, 2020

  • Last Date to Apply: April, 2020

  • Date of Exam: May, 2020

Eligibility Criteria

You should be Indian National and should satisfy local or non-local status requirements laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulations of Admission) Order, 1974 as amended.

You should have passed recognised bachelors degree examination of minimum three years duration with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of reserved categories) in the qualifying examination.

Exam Pattern

The test consists of 200 questions of one mark each. The duration of the test is 2 hours and 30 minutes. The three sections of ICET are:

  1. Analytical Ability
  2. Mathematical Ability
  3. Communication Ability
# Topic Questions
Section-A Analytical Ability  
1 Data Sufficiency 20
2 Problem Solving 55
Section-B Mathematical Ability  
1 Arithmetical Ability 35
2 Algebraical and Geometrical Ability 30
3 Statistical Ability 10
Section-C Communication Ability  
1 Vocabulary 10
2 Business and Computer Terminology 10
3 Functional Grammar 15
4 Reading Comprehension 15
  Total 200

The test is conducted in two sessions. Candidate applied for the test can be allotted to any of the two sessions.

Medium of Test: English only for Section-C and English & Telugu for Section-A and Section-B of the question paper.