**Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test** is conducted by Kaktiya University, Warangal for admissions to MBA and MCA in the state of Telangana.

### Important Dates

**Start of Online Applications:**March, 2018**Last Date to Apply:**April, 2018**Date of Exam:**May, 2018**Declaration of Results:**May, 2018

Last year, TSICET was conducted on 18 May, 2017.

### Eligibility Criteria

For MBA, you should have passed recognized Bachelors Degree Examination of minimum three years duration. Eligibility criteria for admission into MBA courses is 50% (45% for reserved categories) of marks at the qualifying examination.

Qualifying marks in TSICET is 25% and no minimum marks are prescribed for SC/ST candidates.

### Exam Pattern

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. The Test emphasizes accuracy. Therefore, you are required to go through the instructions carefully. This is an objective type test and the questions are of multiple choice. Out of the given options, you have to choose the correct answer.

The test consists of 200 questions of one mark each. Duration of the test is 150 minutes.

### Syllabus for TSICET Exam

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

1. 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, Matrices, Notion of a limit and derivative; Plane geometry - 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

You will be assessed on the ability to

1. identify vocabulary used in the day-to-day communication.

2. understand the functional use of grammar in 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, memoranda, 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)