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AP ICET 2022 - Results (Released on Aug 8), Counselling Dates, Latest News

Updated By Nidhi Bahl on 08 Aug, 2022 18:09

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About AP ICET 2022 (Result & Rank Card Released)

AP ICET 2022 Results have been released on August 8, 2022, along with the AP ICET ranks. A P State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) is responsible for releasing the AP ICET result 2022. Candidates can download the AP ICET result and rank card by clicking on the links given below.

AP ICET Results 2022

AP ICET Toppers List 2022

AP ICET Rank Card 2022

AP ICET 2022 Counselling Dates

AP ICET 2022 Answer Key was released on July 27, 2022. The exam was conducted in online mode on July 25, 2022, in two shifts. Shift 1 was held from 9:00 to 11:30 am for MBA. Shift 2 was held from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm for the MCA course. Along with the AP ICET 2022 Answer Key and Response Sheet, AP ICET Master Question Papers have also been released whose direct links have been provided below. Candidates can also check the AP ICET 2022 question paper analysis for both sessions.

Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test, commonly known as AP ICET 2022, is a state-level entrance exam. It is conducted for admission to the post-graduate course on Master of Business Administration (MBA) and course on Master of Computer Application (MCA) in Andhra Pradesh. AP ICET Exam is conducted by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council for Higher Education (APSCHE). The university will release details regarding the AP ICET exam through an official notification released on the official website. A mobile application by the name “APSCHE myCET” will also be made available for timely updates regarding the entrance exam.

AP ICET exam is taken after completing a bachelor’s degree in any stream, and this common entrance test is valid only for colleges situated in Andhra Pradesh. Aspirants willing to do MBA and MCA courses can apply for AP ICET 2022 before the last date. Candidates can also check detailed information about AP ICET here. Aspirants can check the MBA Admission Process in Andhra Pradesh for more information, such as the admission process, top colleges, documents required for MBA admissions, reservation policy, etc.

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AP ICET Exam 2022 Highlights

Here are the major highlights of the AP ICET 2022:



Short Exam Name


Full Exam Name

Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test

Conducting Body

Andhra University



Exam Purpose

Post-Graduate Admissions to Colleges in Andhra Pradesh

Courses Offered


Exam Frequency

One time each year.

Mode of Examination


Mode of Application 


Exam Duration

150 Minutes. 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM (Session 1) & 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Session 2)

Exam Format


Total Number of Questions




Syllabus for Examination

Mathematical Ability, Analytical Ability, Communication Ability

Examination Fees

  • INR 650 per application for General Candidates

  • INR 550 per application.for ST/SC Candidates

Total Exam Centres

Various cities across 14 Districts of Andhra Pradesh

Official Website for AP ICET

AP ICET 2022 Important Dates

Candidates must take note of all the AP ICET 2022 exam dates for reference, not to miss out on any of the important events. Here are all the important dates for AP ICET 2022:



Release of AP ICET Notification 2022

May 8, 2022

Commencement of Online Application Forms

May 12, 2022

Last Date for Submission of Application without Late Fee

June 10, 2022 

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 (Closed)

Online form correction of AP ICET 2022

July 11 to 13, 2022 (Closed)

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 Conducting Body

AP ICET 2022 will be conducted by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. Andhra University will organize AP ICET on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE). Andhra University is one of the oldest universities established in India. It was established in the year 1926. Andhra University will be responsible for releasing the notification, inviting applications and all of the other details about the exam. Aspirants willing to pursue Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Applications (MCA) courses offered by the University colleges and other affiliated colleges in Andhra Pradesh must apply for the exam.

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AP ICET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

AP ICET 2022 eligibility criteria set the benchmark for the candidates to apply for the exam. Candidates must first check the required eligibility criteria before filling out the application form to avoid any rejection or cancellation. Only the candidates who meet the minimum AP ICET eligibility criteria 2022 must apply for the exam. 


  • All applicants must be Indian nationals.
  • Candidates must also fulfil the local/non-local status requirements as prescribed by the Government. 

Educational Qualifications

  • All candidates must have completed their graduations from a recognized university/college.
  • Final year students are also eligible to apply against cancellation if they do not meet the required percentage after the declaration of the graduation results.
  • For MBA admissions candidates must secure a minimum of 50% aggregate for all general category candidates. And ST/SC/BC candidates must secure a minimum of 45% aggregate in their graduation from any stream without any specialisation preference.
  • Meanwhile for MCA admission general category candidates must score a minimum of 50% aggregate and ST/SC/BC candidates must scores 45% aggregate with Mathematics subject in the minimum of two examinations
  • Further, candidates from distance learning or open learning may also apply if the degree is recognized by the AICTE, UGC, or DEC.

AP ICET 2022 Application Form

The candidates must fill out the AP ICET 2022 application form to appear for the exam. Candidates must carefully fill out all the required details in the application form. In case of any false or incomplete information, the application may be cancelled. The AP ICET application form 2022 must be filled out online. Here are the steps to follow:

Step 1: Registration

  • Candidates must first register themselves on the official website. 

  • Visit the official AP ICET website. 

  • Enter the necessary information to register.

Step 2: Pay the Application Fee

Before filling out the application form, candidates must pay the application fee after the registration process.

The application fee can be paid through three modes:

  • Debit/Credit Card

  • AP Online

  • E-Seva/MeeSeva

To pay directly through Debit/Credit card, candidates may simply enter the details of the card and complete the fee payment.

To pay using the E-Seva/MeeSeva or AP Online candidates will have to login using their transaction ID in the form along with the Payment Receipt received at the AP online centre while paying the amount. 

Step 3: Fill the Application Form

To complete the application form, candidates will have to enter a few essential details of the candidate in the AP ICET 2022 application form. Candidates will have to enter the following details

  • Candidate's Personal Details 

  • Address of the Candidates (Permanent and Correspondence)

  • Minority Status of the candidate

  • Local Area Status

  • Annual Income of the Family/Parents

  • Class 12/Intermediate Degree details

  • Class 10/SSC Details

  • Graduation or equivalent education details

  • Choose the entrance test centre

Step 4: Upload the documents

Candidates will have to upload their signature and passport size photograph. The passport should be recent. Upload the documents in the prescribed format.

Step 5: Complete the AP ICET 2022 application form

Review the application form after entering all the essential details. Complete the form by submitting it. Make sure to check thoroughly before submission. Take a printout of the application form for future references.

AP ICET 2022 Format to Upload Documents

The documents to be uploaded to complete the application form must be in the prescribed format only. Any document that does not fit the format will not be accepted. Therefore, candidates must prepare the documents to be uploaded first in the below-mentioned format and size. Recent passport size photograph and signature of the candidate must be uploaded in these formats:




Recent Passport Size Photograph

Not more than 30 KB


Candidate's Signature

Not more than 15 KB


AP ICET 2022 Application Fee

To fill out the AP ICET 2022 application form, candidates must pay the application form first. Without paying the application fee, candidates will not be able to access the AP ICET application form. Here are the application fees for the candidates to pay:

CategoryApplication Fee
General INR 650 (Including taxes)
ST/SC/BCINR 550 (Including taxes)

Mode of Payment:

Candidates can pay the application fee using any of these payment modes easily:

  • Debit Card/Credit Card
  • AP Online
  • E-Seva/MeeSeva

Note: Candidates may either pay directly with their debit/credit card or pay the application fee through the AP online portal and enter the transaction details on the official website of AP ICET 2022. 

AP ICET 2022 Exam Pattern

The AP ICET 2022 exam pattern is decided and released by the authorities. The exam pattern includes the number of questions, type of questions, marking schemes, and other details of the examination. Candidates must be aware of the AP ICET 2022 exam pattern before filling out the application form. Here are the details of the exam pattern:



Mode of Examination

Computer-Based Test

Question Type


Total Number of Questions


Exam Duration

2 Hours 30 Minutes


Mathematical Ability, Analytical Ability, and Communication Ability

Marking Scheme

Each question carries 1 mark

Apart from the exam pattern, candidates must also be aware of the number of questions in each section and the total marks for each section. It helps in the preparation as well as while appearing for the exams. Candidates can accordingly plan their study plan to meet their strengths and weaknesses. Here is the detailed section-wise distribution of the AP ICET exam 2022:


Number of Question

Marks per Section

Analytical Ability



Mathematical Ability



Communication Ability



AP ICET 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus will help the candidates to prepare for the AP ICET 2022 exams. The exam pattern includes three sections, Mathematical Ability, Communication Ability, and Analytical Ability. All the sections have different weightage and difficulty levels. Therefore, candidates must be well-prepared for the exam. It is best to be thorough with the AP ICET syllabus 2022. Candidates must complete the important topics of the exam syllabus and proceed with mock tests and sample papers to prepare well. Hence, here is the detailed syllabus for the AP ICET 2022 exam:

Mathematical Ability

Areas and Volumes 


Ratio and Proportion

Powers and Exponents

Profit-Loss and Percentages



Time, distance, and work problems


Modular Arithmetic

Statements and Truth Tables

Relations and Functions 

Points and Lines


Rational Numbers    

Analytical Ability Syllabus

Data Sufficiency    

Coding and Decoding Problems

Date, Time, and Arrangement Problems

Sequences and Series

Problem Solving

Data Analysis

Venn Diagrams

Data Interpretation


Communication Ability Syllabus


Reading Comprehension

Business and Computer terminology

Drawing Comprehension

Day-to-day Communication

Functional Grammar

AP ICET 2022 Tips for Preparation

AP ICET exam 2022 will comprise a total of 200 questions to be solved within 150 minutes. All the questions will be in MCQ format, hence, candidates must be quick with their answers. Also, it is essential that candidates plan their exam time, with revision before submitting the papers. To ensure completing the exam successfully requires preparation. Candidates must aim to complete their syllabus thoroughly and practice mock tests. Here are some helpful preparation tips for the AP ICET 2022:

  • Prepare a proper study plan comprising all the sections on a daily basis.
  • Go through all the important topics from the AP ICET Syllabus 2022.
  • Complete the syllabus ahead of time. Avoid starting any new topics right before the exam. Instead, revise the covered topics thoroughly. 
  • It is best to plan the syllabus according to the strength and weaknesses of the candidates. Do not start with a random topic to avoid confusion.
  • While studying, take small notes and write them down. It will help with the last-minute revisions.
  • Practice AP ICET Mock tests, Sample Papers, and Previous Year's Question Papers. Analyse yourself and try to improve.
  • For any doubts or queries, consult experts or teachers.
  • Clear all the concepts, terminology, theories, and formulas. 
  • Take a rest before the exam day to wake up fresh for the exams.

AP ICET 2022 Admit Card

AP ICET 2022 Admit Card is the most essential document to appear for the AP ICET exam. Candidates must have their admit cards to appear for the exams. Anyone who does not have an admit card will not be allowed to enter the examination hall. The AP ICET Admit Card 2022 will be released on the official website for the candidates who have successfully submitted their AP ICET application form. Candidates must download the admit card from the official website by logging in with their login credentials. Take a printout of the AP ICET 2022 Admit Card to carry along on the exam day. Further, the admit card contains all the necessary details for the exam day.

Details on the AP ICET 2022 Admit Card

Candidates can find this information on the AP ICET 2022 Admit Card:

  • Candidate’s name
  • Registration number of candidate
  • Roll number of candidate
  • Father’s Name
  • Category of the candidate (as mentioned in the Application form)
  • Candidate’s photograph
  • Exam venue
  • Date and time of the entrance exam
  • Reporting time at the Exam Center
  • List of documents to be carried on the exam day

The AP ICET 2022 Admit Card will also include the instructions for the exam day along with the COVID-19 guidelines to be followed during the AP ICET 2022 exam.

AP ICET 2022 Exam Centres

Candidates appearing for AP ICET 2022 exams can choose their preferred AP ICET 2022 exam center. Here is a list of cities for the exam center that candidates may choose from:




Kurnool, Nandyal, Yemmiganuru


Rajam, Srikakulam, Tekkali


Chittoor, Madanapalle, Puttur, Tirupati


Bapatla, Guntur, Narasaraopeta


Chirala, Kandhukur, Markapuram, Ongole

East Godavari

Kakinada, Rajahmundry, Surampalem


Anantapur, Gooty, Hindupur, Puttaparthi


Anakapalli, Madhurawada, Visakhapatnam

Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Nellore

Gudur, Kavali, Nellore


Challapalli, Gudlavalleru, Kanchikacherla, Mylavaram, Vijayawada


Hayathnagar, Moula Ali, Nacharam


Bobbili, Kothavalasa, Vizianagaram

Ysr Kadapa

Kadapa, Proddatur, Rajampeta

West Godavari

Bhimavaram, Eluru, Narasapuram, Tadepalligudem

AP ICET 2022 Exam Day Guidelines

Candidates are advised to follow the guidelines to avoid any rejection or cancellation of candidature on the exam day. The authorities of the conducting body have laid out the exam day guidelines that each candidate must follow. Here are some of the most important points to remember on the exam day:

  • Candidates must carry their AP ICET 2022 Admit Card along with one ID proof on the exam day to be permitted for the AP ICET exam.
  • It is advisable to reach the exam center minimum of 30 minutes before the reporting time to get accustomed to the environment and to complete the verification process.
  • The AP ICET exam is a 2 hours 30 minutes exam. Candidates must manage their time accordingly to attempt all the 200 questions and still save time for revisions. 
  • All the instructions for the exam day will be mentioned in the AP ICET admit card, so, candidates may go through it for details.
  • Candidates will not be allowed to leave in between the exam duration. They must sit throughout the exam duration.
  • Due to the ongoing pandemic, candidates must abide by the COVID-19 guidelines. Wear face masks, and sanitize the hands regularly. 
  • A night before the exam, candidates must prepare their bags for the next day with all the required items.
  • Take a peaceful sleep at night to wake up fresh and relaxed for the exam day. 
  • Avoid starting with any new topics at the last minute. Only focus your time on the revision of the previous topics. 

AP ICET 2022 Answer Key

After the AP ICET exam is conducted, the authorities will release the response sheet. Candidates will have the opportunity to challenge the response sheet. Candidates will have to claim their responses with proof and only during the objection window. The authorities will consider the requests and act with the necessary measures. The final answer key will release soon after. The AP ICET 2022 Answer Key will help the candidates estimate their scores and ranks. Then they may start preparing accordingly for the admission process of their preferred college. 

AP ICET 2022 Results

AP ICET 2022 results will be declared online on the official website by the authorities. To check the results, candidates must visit the official website and log in using their login credentials. The AP ICET 2022 Result will appear on the screen. Candidates may download the scorecard and check their results. Candidates from the general category must attain 25% to qualify for the AP ICET exam. However, there is no minimum qualifying percentage for ST/SC/BC category. 

Details Mentioned in the AP ICET 2022 Scorecard

Candidates will find these details mentioned in their AP ICET 2022 Scorecards:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll Number of the candidate
  • Registration Number of the candidate
  • Contact Details of the candidate
  • Section-wise scores of the candidate.
  • Overall Score of the candidate.
  • Percentile of the candidate in the AP ICET exam.

The AP ICET results are declared within one month of the AP ICET exam. Candidates must check on the official website. The authorities have not yet confirmed the dates for the AP ICET results.

AP ICET Result 2021 Statistics

Here is the table depecting the statistics of AP ICET 2021 result.

AP ICET 2021 Total Registrations

Candidates Appeared for the exam62,962 
Qualified Aspirants54,503
Passing Percentage86.56
Total Male Qualifying Aspirants38,835
Total Female Qualifying Aspirants24,056
Total Transgender Qualifying Aspirants71

AP ICET 2022 Cutoff

The cutoff for the AP ICET results will be declared after the declaration of the results. The cutoffs will distinguish the candidates and which colleges they prefer to pursue their MBA /MCA course. Relying on the previous year's trends, candidates may expect to see a somewhat similar cutoff in AP ICET 2022. For the general category, candidates must obtain a minimum of 25% which is 50 marks out of 200 marks to qualify and make it to the cutoff. However, for the reserved category (ST/SC/BC) there are no minimum required marks. 

Here is an expected AP ICET 2022 cutoff that candidates may refer to: 

Marks Required

AP ICET Ranks Expected

50 – 41

60000 above

60 – 51

40001 to 60000

70 – 61

25001 to 40000

80 – 71

10001 to 25000

90 – 81

3000 to 10000

100 – 91

1500 to 3000

110 – 101

1001 to 1500

120 – 111

501 to 1000

130 – 121

350 to 500

140 – 131

201 to 350

150 – 141

101 to 200

160 – 151

71 to 100

170 – 161

31 to 70

200 – 171

1 to 10

Note: This is an expected list and not a confirmed cutoff. The cutoff may vary according to the authorities and will only be released on the official website after the commencement of the AP ICET Exam 2022.

AP ICET 2022 Selection Process

The AP ICET exam 2022 has several rounds of the selection process before the admissions to the MBA/MCA/PGDM courses. Candidates must go through each of the stages to complete the admission process. Only after appearing through all the stages, candidates will make it to the final merit list for admissions to the colleges accepting AP ICET scores. Here is the stage to be fulfilled:

  • Stage 1: Fill out the AP ICET 2022 Application Form
  • Stage 2: Release and Download of AP ICET 2022 Admit Card
  • Stage 3: Appear for the AP ICET 2022 Exam
  • Stage 4: Release of the Answer Key
  • Stage 5: Declaration of the AP ICET 2022 Results
  • Stage 6: Registration for Counselling
  • Stage 7: Choice Filling Exercise
  • Stage 8: Allotment of Colleges
  • Stage 9: Admissions to the Colleges by paying the Admission fees.

AP ICET 2022 Contact Details


AP ICET - 2022
Ground Floor, Examination Block
AU College of Engineering (A)
Andhra University, Visakhapatnam-530 003
Andhra Pradesh

Phone Number




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Hi. This is jeeviha . I wanna join MBA course through icet score with 403 rank and OC . Can you suggest me the best college with best stream to choose. i have done my B.TECH with CSE background as my UG

-AnonymousUpdated on February 15, 2022 12:14 PM
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Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Jeeviha.

Congratulations on your success in AP ICET 2020. With a rank of 403 in the exam, you will be able to take admission in some of the top AP ICET Participating Colleges. You can check the AP ICET Marks vs Rank Analysis to find out the best colleges as per your rank.

Fill the Common Application Form (CAF) for help with admission to MBA colleges in Andhra Pradesh. Call our student helpline number 18005729877 for any queries.

Thank you.


Do SVU provide placements?if yes, what should be the cutoff rank?

-D.JanviUpdated on August 18, 2021 02:52 PM
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Abhinav Chamoli, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Studnet,

Yes, Sri Venkateswara University (SVU) Tirupati does offer placement services to its students. The average salary package and highest salary package offered in the placements is Rs. 6 LPA and Rs. 12 LPA respectively.

SVU is one of the top colleges accepting AP ICET 2020 and the top-ranking candidates are preferred for admission. Usually, the AP ICET closing rank for SVU is around 2,000, depending on your category. Check the AP ICET Marks vs Rank Analysis for more information.

Thank you.


when will be the AP ICET counselling dates be notified?

-AnonymousUpdated on January 15, 2021 01:16 PM
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Yash Dhamija, Student / Alumni

Dear Student

The counselling of AP ICET 2020 will begin soon. The final dates of AP ICET 2020 counselling process are not yet uploaded on the official website of AP ICET 2020. You are advised to visit the official website of AP ICET 2020 at regular intervals to check notifications regarding AP ICET 2020 counselling. 

If you have any other doubts regarding the AP ICET 2020 entrance exam, you can write back to us.

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FAQs about AP ICET

Is AP ICET required for distance MBA?

You can check the eligibility criteria of the college to know if the college offers MBA admission without any entrance exam.

What are sime of the other entrance exams conducted for MBA admissions in Andhra Pradesh?

There are many entrance exams for MBA admission in Andhra Pradesh such as MAT, SNAP, CMAT, XAT and CAT. Besides this, there is a state-level entrance exam i.e AP ICET conducted for MBA and MCA admission.

Is it necessary to appear for AP ICET to get admission in any college in Andhra Pradesh?

Only those candidates who have not appeared for either CAT, MAT or any other entrance exam will have to appear for AP ICET.

Is AP ICET exam easy?

Yes, candidates with good preparation may crack the AP ICET exam in the first attempt. However, those who have not prepared well may face difficulty.

How many exam centres are there for AP ICET?

There are 49 exam centres for AP ICET. The conducting body may increase or decrease the number as per the number of registration.

How can I check the important dates of AP ICET?

You can check the important dates as well as other important information for AP ICET from the official website of AP ICET 2020.

When is the last date to apply for AP ICET 2020?

The last date to apply for AP ICET 2020 was 15th June 2020.

Which is the conducting body of AP ICET?

AP ICET is conducted by the Sri Venkateswara University on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education(APSCHE).

AP ICET is conducted for which courses?

AP ICET is conducted for admission to MCA and MBA programs offered by the colleges in Andhra Pradesh.

What is the full form of AP ICET?

AP ICET is also known as the Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test.

What is the new exam date for AP ICET 2020?

AP ICET 2020 will now be held on July 25, 2020.

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