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AP ICET MBA Exam 2022 – Dates, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern, Cut-Off

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: July 18, 2022 12:29 pm IST | AP ICET

Students preparing for AP ICET 2022 for MBA or MCA may have a look at this article to know everything about the AP-ICET exam Dates, Application Process, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, and Previous Year Cutoffs.  

AP ICET 2022 MBA and MCA Admission

Andhra University will conduct AP ICET 2022 (Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test). AP ICET is a joint entrance exam for MBA and MCA courses. Similarly, the AP ICET score is acceptable for the admission to second-year MCA course (Lateral Entry). All the colleges in Andhra Pradesh that offer MBA and MCA courses consider AP ICET scores for admission. The admit card for AP ICET has been released on the official web portal on July 18. The  AP ICET 2022 exam will be held on July 25. To know about the AP ICET 2022 Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Application Process, and Selection Process, read below.

AP ICET 2022 Important Dates

AP ICET 2022 exam notification has been released. Candidates preparing for the AP ICET 2022 exam can refer to the following table for AP ICET important dates 2022 and start their preparation accordingly.



AP ICET 2022 Notification Date

May 8, 2022

AP ICET 2022 Online Application Form Submission Commencement Date

May 12, 2022

Last Date for Submission of Application without Late Fee

June 10, 2022  (Closed)

Last Date for Submission of Application with a Late fee of INR 2,000/-

June 26, 2022

Last date for Submission of Application with a Late fee of INR 3,000/-

July 2, 2022

Last date for Submission of Application with a Late fee of INR 5,000/-

July 9, 2022

AP ICET 2022 Application Correction Window

July 11 to 13, 2022

Availability of AP ICET 2022 Hall Ticket

July 18, 2022 (Out)

AP ICET 2022 Exam Date

July 25, 2022

AP ICET 2022 Preliminary Key

July 27, 2022 (6 pm)

Last Date for receiving objections on Preliminary Key

July 29, 2022 (6 pm)

Final answer key release and Result Declaration of AP ICET 2022

August 8, 2022

AP ICET 2022 Admit Card

AP ICET 2022 admit card has been released on July 18.  AP ICET admit card can be downloaded from the official website. Click on the relevant link on the official website to download the admit card. Entrance the details such as Application Number and Date of Birth to download the admit card. Take the printout of admit card. Cross-check all the details printed on the admit card.

AP ICET admit card 2022 will have personal details of the candidates, hall ticket number, date and time of examination, and instructions. It is mandatory to carry the admit card to the exam centre.

AP ICET 2022 Exam Centres

AP ICET 2022 will be conducted in all 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh and 1 district in Telangana. The list of AP ICET 2022 exam centres can be checked below.

Name of the District

Exam Centre


  • Gudlavalleru
  • Kanchikacherla
  • Mylavaram
  • Vijayawada
  • Machilipatnam


  • Guntur
  • Bapatla
  • Narasaraopeta


  • Hindupur
  • Gooty
  • Ananthapur

YSR Kadapa

  • Kadapa
  • Rajampeta
  • Prodattur

West Godavari

  • Bhimavaram
  • Eluru
  • Narasapuram
  • Tadepalligudem


  • Bobbili
  • Vizayanagaram


  • Anakapalli
  • Anandapuram
  • Gajuwaka
  • Visakhapatnam


  • Rajam
  • Srikakulam
  • Tekkali


  • Gudur
  • Kavali
  • Nellore


  • Chirala
  • Markapuram
  • Ongole


  • Kurnool
  • Nandyal

East Godavari

  • Kakinada
  • Rajahmundry
  • Amalapuram


  • Chittoor
  • Madanapalle
  • Puttur
  • Tirupati

Hyderabad (Telangana)

  • LB Nagar

AP ICET 2022 Preparation Tips

Candidates aspiring to prepare for AP ICET 2022 can follow these tips to clear the examination:

  • Go through the syllabus of the Exam
  • Divide the topics and allocate a fixed time to each topic
  • Analyze previous year's question papers and exam patterns
  • Finish topics with maximum marks first
  • Make your own notes for revision

AP ICET 2022 Syllabus

AP ICET 2022 exam will be divided into three sections, i.e., Section – A, B & C. Each section will have at least two or three subsections. The detailed analysis of the AP ICET 2022 syllabus can be checked below.

Name of the Section



Section – A

Analytical Ability

  • Data Sufficiency

Problem Solving

  • Sequences and Series
  • Data Analysis
  • Coding and Decoding Problems
  • Date, Time & Arrangement Problems

Section – B (Mathematical Ability)

Arithmetical Ability

  • Laws of indices
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Numbers and divisibility
  • Rational numbers
  • Percentage
  • Profit and loss
  • Partnership
  • Pipes and cisterns
  • Time, distance and work problems
  • Areas and volumes
  • Mensuration
  • Modular arithmetic

Algebraical and Geometric Ability

  • Polynomials
  • Progressions
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Matrices
  • Notion of a limit and derivative
  • Plane geometry - lines, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Circles
  • Coordinate geometry-distance between points
  • Statements, Truth tables, implication converse and inverse
  • Tautologies-Sets, Relations and functions, applications - Equation of a line in different forms

Statistical Ability

  • Frequency Distributions
  • Mean
  • Median
  • Mode
  • Standard Deviation
  • Correlation
  • Simple problems on Probability

Section – C

Communication Ability

  • Vocabulary
  • Business and Computer Terminology
  • Functional Grammar
  • Reading Passages

AP ICET 2022 Exam Pattern

AP ICET 2022 entrance test is designed to test the candidate’s ability to think systematically, to use mathematical and verbal skills, and to access his/ her aptitude for admission into MBA/ MCA course. AP ICET 2022 will have 200 questions and each question carries one mark. There is no negative marking in AP ICET 2022. AP ICET 2022 entrance exam will be conducted in online mode (Computer-Based Test). The detailed AP ICET 2022 exam pattern can be checked below.

Name of the Topic

Name of Questions

Marks Allotted

Data Sufficiency (Section – A)



Problem Solving



Arithmetical Ability (Section – B)



Algebraical and Geometric Ability



Statistical Ability



Vocabulary (Section – C)



Business and Computer Terminology



Functional Grammar



Reading Comprehension






If the question paper of one session is more difficult than the other, the exam authority will consider the normalization of marks so that the candidates will not have any disadvantage in the AP ICET 2022 admission process.

AP ICET 2022 Answer Key

The exam authority will release the AP ICET 2022 preliminary answer on July 27, 2022 (6 pm). The answer key will be uploaded on the official website. The candidates will be allowed to raise objections on the preliminary answer key until July 29, 2022 (6 pm). The exam authority will verify the objections raised by the candidates and release the AP ICET 2022 final answer key on August 8. The candidates are not allowed to raise objections on the final answer key and it is final.

AP ICET 2022 Results

AP ICET 2022 results will be available on August 8. Since AP ICET is an online exam, the results will be out as early as possible. Candidates can check the results by visiting the official website. AP ICET 2022 results will have scores secured by the candidates along with state-level rank. After checking the results, it is mandatory to take the printout of the AP ICET 2022 scorecard and rank card.

AP ICET 2022 Cutoff

Candidates can check the category-wise AP ICET 2022 cutoff below: -

  • Candidates belonging to General Category should score at least 25% of marks (50 out of 200) to qualify for AP ICET 2022.
  • There is no minimum qualifying mark in AP ICET 2022 for reserved category candidates.

AP ICET 2022 Selection Process

The examination authority will follow the following method to selected the candidates for the MBA course: -

  • The selection of the candidates is purely based on merit, i.e., Rank and Score secured by the candidates in the AP ICET 2022 examination.
  • The exam authority will conduct rank-wise certificate verification and seat allocation process.
  • Once the certificate verification process is done, candidates need to exercise the web options on the official website.
  • The allocation of the seat will be based on the AP ICET 2022 rank and score secured by the candidates, web options (college preferences), reservation policy, and vacant seats in the preferred college.
  • After the seat allocation, the candidates must report to the college and pay the course fee.

How to Apply for AP ICET 2022?

The applicants need to follow the below-mentioned steps to submit AP ICET 2022 online application form.

Fee Payment: Before starting the online application filling process, the candidates must pay the application fee of Rs. 550. The application fee can be paid online by using a credit card/ debit card/ net banking. After the fee payment, the candidates will receive a Payment ID. It is mandatory to note the Payment ID.

Candidates can also visit the nearest AP Online Centre to pay AP ICET 2022 application fee. Candidates can provide the hall ticket number of qualifying exam, name, and mobile number at the AP Online centre to make the fee payment. After fee payment, AP Online Centre will issue a payment receipt with a Payment ID.

Check Payment Status: It is mandatory to check the payment status on the official website of AP ICET before starting online form filling.

Fill Application: Candidates should visit the official website of AP ICET to fill out the online application form. The online application form link will be active on the official website. Click on the application form link. Enter Payment ID so that the online application form will open. Once the online application form is open, fill in all the details carefully, choose the exam district and submit.

Print Application Form: After the successful submission of the AP ICET 2022 application form, take the printout of the same. Keep the printout of the application form for further reference.

AP ICET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality and Domicile Rules: The applicants of AP ICET 2022 must note that they should be citizens of India and must satisfy local/ non-local status requirements of Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions Order 1974. The applicants must be residents of Andhra Pradesh / Telangana to be eligible for admission under the state quota. Other state students can take admission in MBA colleges under the management quota.

Educational Qualification for MBA Course: The applicants must have passed the UG degree course in any recognized university or institute. The candidates must have studied Mathematics as one of the subjects at the Class 10 level.

Minimum Qualifying Marks: Candidates must have scored at least 50% marks (45% for reserved categories) in the UG level so that they will be considered eligible for the entrance test.

    Top MBA Colleges Accepting AP ICET 2022 Score

    Check the list of some of the top MBA colleges in Andhra Pradesh accepting AP ICET 2022 score: -

    All the students interested in pursuing an MBA or MCA from Andhra Pradesh may start preparing for the AP ICET 2022 now. We will update you with the exact dates as soon as the AP ICET revised dates are available. MBA students can also look at the CAT, XAT, GMAT, SNAP, ATMAT Exams and MCA students can also have a look at the GATE Exam.

    Stay tuned to CollegeDekho for more updates on AP ICET 2022 exam.


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