TSICET 2017 or Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test has been conducted on May 18, 2017 across 16 cities of Telangana. The exam was conducted in paper pencil based mode. The pattern and structure remained same as last year.

Exam Structure

Number of questions 200
Number of sections 3
Number of choices 4
Duration 150 minutes
Total marks 200
Marks per question 1
Negative Marking No

Analytical Ability Section

This section was further divided into three areas:

  1. Data Sufficiency
  2. Data Analysis
  3. Reasoning

Data Sufficiency

Majority of the questions from this section were on Numbers, Plane Geometry and Mensuration. There were 11 questions from these topics. Other questions were from Averages, Ratio, CI, Time & Distance, Percentages and Trigonometry.

S.No Topic / Chapter No. of questions
1 Numbers 7
2 Progressions 1
3 Plane Geometry & Mensuration 4
4 Time & Distance 1
5 Coordinate Geometry 1
6 Percentages 1
7 Compound Interest 1
8 Averages 1
9 Ratio 1
10 Trigonometry 1
11 Binary Operation 1
Total 20

Data Analysis

This part had two sets of Data Interpretation based on table and pie chart. Each set was followed by five questions. 

Reasoning: Problem Solving, Coding-Decoding and Date, Time and Arrangement

There were 45 questions under this section from topics including one question on Time & Distance, one on Functions and one on Numbers. There were 20 questions based on series and analogies – 10 on Series and 10 on Analogies. There were five odd man out questions. 

S.No Topic / Chapter No. of questions
1 Number Series 5
2 Letter Series 4
3 Letter Analogy 4
4 Number Analogy 3
5 Number & Letter Combination 1
6 Verbal Analogy 3
7 Odd man out:
Number Based 3
Letter Based 1
Verbal 1
8 Coding & Decoding 10
9 Clocks 2
10 Calendars 1
11 Arrival & Departure 1
12 Blood Relations 1
13 Symbols & Notations 1
14 Seating Arrangement 1
15 Time & Distance 1
16 Functions 1
17 Operator Based 1
Total 45

Mathematical Ability Section

S.No Topic / Chapter No. of questions
1 Indices & Surds 5
2 Equations, Ratio and Proportion 2
3 Percentages, Profit & Loss, Partnership 5
4 Numbers 6
5 Time and Work 4
6 Number System 2
7 Plane Geometry & Mensuration 9
8 Modular Arithmetic 2
Total 35

Topic-wise break up of Algebra, Geometry and Statistics

S.No Topic / Chapter No. of questions
1 Co-ordinate Geometry 4
2 Trigonometry 4
3 Matrices 3
4 Sets, Relations, Functions 3
5 Maths logic 2
6 Limits & Derivatives 2
7 Statistics 6
8 Probability 4
9 Progressions 2
10 Polynomials 2
11 Binomial/Rem. Theorem 3
12 Plane Geometry 3
13 Simple Equations 2
Total 40

Communication Ability Section

The section was a mix of questions from topics like Vocabulary, Statement Conversation, Grammar and Reading Comprehension. There were six vocabulary questions on Synonym-Antonyms.

There were seven questions on Statement Conversation and three RC passages carrying 15 questions in total.