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TS ICET Passing Marks 2023 - Minimum Qualifying Marks for Counselling

Intajur Rahaman
Intajur RahamanUpdated On: August 14, 2023 02:13 pm IST | TS ICET
Candidates must meet the TS ICET passing marks or the qualifying cutoff in order to participate in the TS ICET counselling process. Candidates who do not meet the qualifying cutoff will not be allowed to take part in the counselling process. Find out more about the TS ICET Passing Marks 2023 right here! 
TS ICET Passing Marks

TS ICET passing marks 2023 is also known as the TS ICET qualifying cutoff, which is the minimum score that candidates must achieve on the TS ICET exam in order to be eligible for the TS ICET counselling process. Only those candidates who have scored the qualifying cutoff for TS ICET will be able to seek admission to TS ICET accepting colleges. It is important that candidates are aware of the TS ICET passing marks as it will help them gain an idea of how well they need to perform in order to seek MBA admission through TS ICET.

The TS ICET exam is conducted by Kakatiya University, Warangal, on behalf of the Telangana State Council of Higher Education for MBA admission in colleges and universities located in the state of Telangana. Around 70,000 students register for the TS ICET exam every year to seek admission to their preferred management colleges in Telangana. The TS ICET 2023 exam was conducted on May 26 & 27 and the TS ICET results 2023 have been released on June 29, 2023, on the official website. Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test has released the dates for TS ICET counselling through local media and the registration for Phase 1 of the counselling process will begin on September 6, 2023. Candidates can check the TS ICET passing marks 2023 and other important information in the article below.

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What are the TS ICET Passing Marks 2023?

The TS ICET Passing Marks 2023 is something that aspirants should be aware of before appearing for the exam. Without meeting the passing marks candidates will be disqualified for the TS ICET counselling rounds. The TS ICET passing marks, also known as the TS ICET qualifying cutoff is set by the Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE) every year and it is released in the TS ICET notification. Also, it is important to note that merely meeting the TS ICET qualifying cutoff does not guarantee admission to MBA colleges in Telangana. The TS ICET passing marks is just an eligibility requirement that candidates must meet to participate in the counselling process. The TS ICET passing marks is mentioned in the table below:

Name of the Category

Minimum Qualifying Percentage

Minimum Cutoff Marks

General and OBC


50 out of 200


No Minimum Qualifying Percentage

No Minimum Qualifying Marks

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TS ICET Counselling 2023: Eligibility Criteria

It is of utmost importance that candidates meet the eligibility criteria for the TS ICET counselling process. It is through the counselling process that aspirants are allotted seats in their choice of MBA programs offered by colleges and universities in the state of Telangana. Candidates who fail to meet the eligibility requirements will not be able to participate in the counselling process and thereby secure admission to their choice of MBA colleges. Candidates who wish to check the TS ICET counselling eligibility criteria can do so by visiting the official website. The TS ICET eligibility criteria is mentioned below:

  • Candidates must be Indian nationals to apply for TS ICET counselling.
  • Candidates should be residents of the state of Telangana or Andhra Pradesh.
  • Candidates must have completed a minimum of 3-year bachelor’s degree.
  • For MBA admissions through TS ICET counselling, candidates with the following qualifications are eligible:
    • Bachelor of Arts (BA) with Mathematics as a core subject at 10+2 or Graduation level
    • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc)
    • Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
    • Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
  • Candidates should not be older than 30 (OC candidates) and 34 (Other candidates) as of July 1, 2023.
  • Candidates who belong to Minority category (Muslim/Christian) would only be deemed eligible for counselling, and only for the open seats in minority universities, if they are unable to pass the TS ICET 2023 or have received 50% (OC applicants) and/or 45% (other category applicants) in their exams.
  • Candidates must meet the minimum TS ICET passing marks or the qualifying cutoff.
  • Distance learning/open university degrees must be recognized by a Joint Committee of UGC, AICTE, and DEC/DEB.

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Documents Required for TS ICET Counselling 2023

The document verification phase of the TS ICET counselling process is one of the most crucial phases. In this stage, various documents submitted by the candidate during the TS ICET registration process are verified to make sure the candidate's credentials are legitimate. Candidates must successfully complete the document verification process in order to move on to the next stages of the TS ICET counselling process if they want to be admitted to any of the TS ICET participating institutes. In order to take part in the TS ICET document verification process, candidates must obtain specific documents. The following documents are needed for the TS ICET document verification process:

  • Candidates’s TS ICET Rank Card 
  • Candidate’s TS ICET Admit Card
  • Aadhaar Card of the Candidate
  • SSC/Inter or equivalent exam marks memo
  • Memorandum of marks for bachelor’s degree (if applicable)
  • Intermediate or its equivalent exam memo-cum-pass certificate
  • Study/Bonafide Certificate from Class 9 to Degree
  • Provisional bachelor’s degree pass certificate (if applicable)
  • Transfer Certificate (if applicable)
  • PH/NCC/CAP/Sports and Games Certificates (if applicable)
  • Residence Certificate for a period of seven years preceding the year of the qualifying exam
  • Employer Certificate (If applicable)
  • Income Certificate issued by MRO (if applicable)
  • Caste Certificate of SC/ST/BC/Minorities (if applicable)

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What is a good rank in the TS ICET exam?

Strong TS ICET scores can help applicants get accepted into the MBA program or business school of their choice. This implies that candidates must not only fulfill the prerequisites for admission to the colleges they prefer but also finish in the top ten percent of all TS ICET candidates. For most of the top universities that accept TS ICET scores for MBA admissions, a rank between 1 and 100 is typically thought to be sufficient to be admitted. To be listed among the top 100 candidates, applicants must receive a raw score of 160 or higher. 

What is the qualifying cutoff for TS ICET?

The qualifying cutoff, also known as the TS ICET passing marks, is announced along with the release of the TS ICET notification by TSCHE. TS ICET exam candidates must achieve the TS ICET passing marks to take part in the counselling process. The qualifying cutoff for TS ICET 2023 remains at 25% for candidates in the unreserved category, unchanged from the previous year. Those who fall under the reserved categories are qualified for the counselling process since there is no minimum qualifying cutoff for them. Candidates in your category must receive 50 out of 200 points to be qualified to take part in the counselling process.

How to apply for TS ICET counselling?

Candidates who wish to apply for the TS ICET counselling process must first check if they meet the eligibility criteria for the same. Candidates who meet the eligibility requirements can register for the counselling process at the official website. Candidates will have to provide the required documents and information including their TS ICET admit card number, date of birth, and registration number in order to apply for the counselling stage.

Can I attend multiple rounds of TS ICET counselling?

The TS ICET counselling process does allow for multiple rounds of attendance by candidates. During the first round of TS ICET counselling, it's possible that candidates won't be happy with their seat assignments. Candidates might experience this if they are given seats that are not their top choices or if they decide to change their minds while receiving counselling. Candidates in this situation can choose to hold out for a better seat allocation during the second and third rounds of counselling. Candidates should be aware that receiving a seat offer from the college or university of their choice is a possibility rather than a guarantee because it depends on a number of other factors.

What is the acceptance of TS ICET scores?

The TS ICET exam is one of the most popular entrance exams in India inspite of being a state-level examination. The Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test, also known as the TS ICET exam, is a state-level exam conducted for admission to MBA colleges in the state of Telangana. For MBA admissions, more than 250 colleges in the state of Telangana accept the TS ICET exam. Candidates who meet the cutoffs for MBA admission through TS ICET can secure admission in some of the top MBA colleges in Telangana.

Which are the top colleges accepting TS ICET?

More than 250 colleges in the state of Telangana, accept the TS ICET result for MBA admissions. However, there are some colleges that accept the TS ICET that are superior to others in terms of educational standards, facilities, programs offered, and other factors. The following list includes the top 10 MBA schools that accept the TS ICET:

  • Kakatiya University
  • National Institute of Technology
  • GITAM Hyderabad Business School
  • Jawaharlal University Technological University 
  • SR Engineering College
  • Malla Reddy Engineering College
  • ITM Business School
  • Jaya Mukhi Institute of Technological Science
  • Shiv Shivani Institute of Management
  • Warangal Institute of Management

What is the validity of TS ICET scores?

TS ICET results typically remain valid for up to a year after the date of result announcement. Through the centralized counselling process, applicants can submit an application for admission based on TSICET results. For instance, the candidate must take TSICET 2023 if they want to be considered for MBA admission in the 2023–24 batch. Similarly to this, applicants hoping to get into the MBA 2024–25 batch must show up for TSICET 2024. However, after the counselling window closes, a number of institutions may consider admission based on TSICET results. Therefore, it is advised that candidates review the admission standards specific to each institute before submitting an application for the entrance exam.

Are spot admissions conducted for TS ICET?

Using the TS ICET counselling spot admissions method, candidates who have taken the TS ICET exam for MBA admission are given the remaining seats in Private Unaided MBA colleges. Spot admissions are conducted at the specific colleges where there are still open seats after the TS ICET counselling is complete. Candidates who are interested in spot admissions must contact the appropriate staff members at the college or university they wish to attend. Additionally, applicants must provide the following documents during the spot admissions process:

  • TS ICET scorecard
  • Bachelor’s degree certificate
  • Original SSC Marks Memo
  • Intermediate or Equivalent Exam Marksheets (if applicable)
  • Original Study Certificates
  • Caste Certificates (if applicable)
  • Residence Certificates (if applicable)

In which mode is TS ICET counselling conducted?

The TSICET counselling process is done online. TSICET candidates who meet the requirements must register online at the official website. However, the counselling process' document verification stage is conducted in-person only at the designated helpline centres. For document verification, candidates must go to the centre according to their rank. After the verification of their documents, candidates can log in to the official counselling website and list their top-choice colleges and courses.

How are candidates ranked for TS ICET?

Candidates are ranked according to their normalized scores in the TS ICET exam. However, there can be instances where two or more candidates have the same score. During such a situation, factors like sectional scores and the candidate’s age are taken into consideration.

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