AP ICET 2024 Notification for Admission in MBA/ MCA Courses

AP ICET 2024 Notification for MBA/ MCA Courses. AP ICET 2024 Notification Released. Applications are invited for AP Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET- 2024) for admission into first year MBA/MCA Courses for the Academic Year 2024-25. Eligible candidates may submit their applications through online mode only. 

Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET-2024) is conducted by Sri Krishnadevaraya University 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) in university constituent and affiliated colleges for the academic year 2024-25. 

AP ICET 2024

AP ICET 2024 Notification for MBA/ MCA Courses Admission

AP ICET-2024 Conducted on behalf of APSCHE by SRI KRISHNADEVARAYA UNIVERSITY ANANTHAPURAMU-515003.  Candidates paying registration and processing fee (Rs 650/- for OC & Rs. 600/- for BC and Rs.550/- for SC/ST Candidates) through online. The detailed information about APICET- 2024 is available on the website: https://cets.apsche.ap.gov.in. Commencement of Online submission of application: 06-03-2024. Details for submission of online application with late fee are available on the website.

AP ICET 2024 Eligibility

Eligibility to appear for AP ICET-2024:

a) The candidates seeking admission should be Indian Nationals and should satisfy local/non-local status requirements laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulations of Admission) Order, 1974 as amended.

b) The candidates shall satisfy the rules of the concerned universities where they take admission.

c) The candidates seeking admission –
Should have studied and passed 3/4 year Degree course in any faculty conducted by the Universities or its equivalent Degree Examination in 10 + 2 + 3/4 pattern as recognized by U.G.C. (University Grants Commission). For recognized universities please log on to https://www.ugc.ac.in/recog_College.aspx For degrees / Universities permitted by distance education bureau, please log on to https://www.ugc.ac.in/deb and follow the link for Recognition information.

  1. MBA – Degree of 3/4 years duration from any recognized University or its equivalent.
  2. MCA – Degree of 3/4 years duration with “Mathematics” as one of the subject at Intermediate or Degree level.
Note: Candidate who passed all the subjects of the three years of any Degree course in one sitting is not eligible for admission into MBA or MCA Course.
  • 1. Candidate with aggregate marks of 50% (45% in case of reserved categories –SC, ST and BC) are alone eligible to take admission through APICET.
  • 2. Candidates shall fulfil the eligibility criteria laid down in relevant Government Orders in vogue at the time of admissions.
  • 3. The qualifying Degree obtained by Distance Mode Program should have recognition by Joint Committee of UGC, AICTE and DEC/DEB.
  • 4. The candidates who are appearing for the final year degree examination shall also be eligible to appear for AP ICET-2024.

Applying for AP ICET-2024:

The candidates who satisfy eligibility criteria stated above can apply for AP ICET-2024 by filling an application online only through web sitehttps://cets.apsche.ap.gov.in. 

Detailed information for filling the online application is given in user manual available in the portal.
The schedule of receiving application is given on the first page under “Important Dates”

The test will be conducted on 06-05-2024 (Monday) and 07-05-2024 (Tuesday) in two sessions each day from 09:00 AM to 11:30 AM & 02.30 PM to 05:00 PM. 

Candidates applied for the test can be allotted to any of the sessions.

MEDIUM OF TEST: For Section-B, Examination will be held only in English medium, whereas for Section A & Section C, the examination will be held in both English and Telugu mediums.

AP ICET 2024 Exam Pattern

The test is designed to measure the candidate’s ability to think systematically, to use the verbal & mathematical skills and to assess his/her aptitude for admission into MBA/MCA programme. The test emphasizes accuracy. 

Therefore, the candidate is 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, the candidate has to choose the correct answer.

PATTERN OF THE TEST: The test consists of 200 questions of one mark each on the following

Details No. of Questions Total Question Remarks
Section-A: Analytical Ability DURA TION OF THE TEST IN 150 MINUTES
1. Data Sufficiency
2. Problem Solving
Section-B: Communication Ability
1. Vocabulary
2. Functional Grammar
3. Business and Computer Terminology
4. Reading Comprehension
Section-C: Mathematical Ability
1. Arithmetical Ability
2. Algebraical and Geometrical Ability
3. Statistical Ability
200 Marks
200 Questions


The candidates who have secured 25% marks in AP ICET-2024 (50 out of 200) and candidates belonging to the category of SC and ST to whom qualifying marks have not been prescribed, shall be assigned rank in the order of the merit on the basis of marks obtained in ICET.

For the preparation of merit list, in case more than one student scoring the same marks at AP ICET-2024, the tie will be resolved as follows:
  • i) By considering the marks scored in Section-A
  • ii) If the tie persists, marks obtained by a student in Section-B will be taken into consideration.
  • iii)If the tie persists, the tie will be resolved by taking the age of the candidate into account and giving the older candidate priority.
Ranks obtained in AP ICET-2024 are valid only for 2024-25 academic year admissions into the various universities, constituent and affiliated colleges in the State of Andhra Pradesh.

All disputes arising out of any matter concerning to AP ICET-2024 shall be subject to the jurisdiction of High Cour4 of AP, Amaravati only, in such disputes, only the Convener, APICET-2024 and the Secretary, APSCHE can be impleaded as respondents.

AP ICET 2024 Important Dates

AP ICET 2024 Important Dates

Particulars From To
Date of Notification in the News Papers and Social Media Publishes on newspapers 03-03-2024
Commencement of submission of Online applications 06-03-2024
Registration & Submission of Online application without late fee 06-03-2024 07-04-2024
Submission of online application with late fee (Rs. 1000/- + Registration Fee) 08-04-2024 12-04-2024
Submission of online application with late fee (Rs. 2000/- + Registration Fee) 13-04-2024 17-04-2024
Submission of online application with late fee (Rs. 3000/- + Registration Fee) 18-04-2024 22-04-2024
Submission of online application with late fee (Rs. 5000/- + Registration Fee) 23-04-2024 27-04-2024
Corrections, if any, to be submitted online application 28-04-2024 29-04-2024
Downloading of Hall-tickets from the ICET website 02-05-2024 onwards
Examination Date 06-05-2024 & 07-05-2024
Examination Timings 09.00 AM to 11.30AM
02.30 PM to 05.00 PM
Release of Preliminary Key 08-05-2024 – 06.00 PM
Last Date for receiving of objections on Preliminary Key 10-05-2024 – 06.00 PM
Release of final key, declaration of Results & Ranks 20-06-2024

AP ICET 2024 Application Process

Application Link for AP ICET 2024

Click Below to Online Application