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AP ICET 2023 Choice Filling - Dates (Out), Process, Manual Entry, Tips

Updated By Tiyasa Khanra on 21 Sep, 2023 14:16

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AP ICET 2023 Choice Filling

According to the schedule presented on the official website, the exercising option for AP ICET 2023 choice filling can be done between September 26 to September 29, 2023. The opportunity to change the AP ICET 2023 web options will be available on September 30, 2023. The AP ICET 2023 certificate verification process will continue till September 25, 2023. The certificate verification commenced on September 9, 2023. The AP ICET 2023 counselling process registration started on September 8 and continued till September 23, 2023

Andhra Pradesh State Council for Higher Education (APSCHE) will also provide the facility to change web options. AP ICET Choice Filling 2023 refers to the process where candidates who have qualified in the AP ICET exam are required to select and prioritize their preferred colleges and courses from the available options. After the exam results are announced and the merit list is published, candidates are usually provided with a certain period during which they need to log in to the official AP ICET counseling website and indicate their choices for colleges and courses they wish to pursue.

Candidates can access the web option selection facility on the official counselling website ( by entering their AP ICET 2023 hall ticket number, date of birth, and captcha. After that, they need to enter their choice of colleges and courses for MBA and MCA colleges in Andhra Pradesh. AP ICET 2023 seat allotment list for the final phase of counselling will be released keeping the performance and preferences of students in mind.

You can choose the college options in the order of priority. The final allotment of seats will be done on the basis of priorities decided by the candidates. You are advised to fill the choices carefully as you will not be able to change the choices once the AP ICET choice filling (option filling) process has been completed. Check the detailed choice-filling procedure for the AP ICET 2023 counselling process provided on this page.

AP ICET 2023 Choice Filling Dates

Check the table provided below to know the important dates for AP ICET 2023 Choice Filling (First and Final Phase).

AP ICET Counselling 2023 Events

AP ICET Counselling 2023 First Phase Dates

AP ICET Counselling 2023 Final Phase Dates

AP ICET 2023 Counselling Registration

September 8 to September 23, 2023 (Extended)


Online Certificate Verification

September 9 to September 25, 2023


Exercising AP ICET 2023 Web Options

September 26 to September 29, 2023


Changes in AP ICET 2023 Web Options

September 30, 2023


AP ICET Seat Allotment

October 3, 2023


Reporting to Colleges

October 4, 2023


Commencement of Classes

October 4, 2023


Important Instructions About AP ICET 2023 Choice Filling

Here are some important instructions about AP ICET 2023 Choice Filling.

  • Candidates are advised to go through the college profile, course availability, job prospects, availability of hostel, and fee structure before filling the choices

  • Candidates can consult your friend/ family regarding the selection of courses/ colleges, you wish to join

  • Different colours are used to mark different types of colleges so that candidates can easily identify Girl Colleges, University Colleges, Minority institutions etc

  • Allotment of sears will be done on the basis of Gender, Rank and reservation category in the order of preference chosen by the candidate

  • If option 1 chosen by the candidate is not available, option 2 will be considered for allotment. Besides this, if option 2 is not available, option 3 will be allotted to the candidate

  • Candidates can enter any number of choices and in any order of preference


Steps for AP ICET 2023 Choice Filling

Candidates can follow the steps provided below to fill out the choice filling form for AP ICET 2023:

  1. Log in to the official website of AP ICET 

  2. Enter your hall ticket number and Date of Birth

  3. Click on the “Click here for option entry”

  4. Select the district options to check the colleges available in those districts

  5. Click on “Display Option Entry form” to practice the choice filing option

  6. On completion, click on the “logout” button to save your choices


AP ICET 2023 Choice Filling Instructions

Following are the instructions for AP ICET 2023 choice filling:

  • Managements shall notify the 30% under Category-B(15%)Management quota+15% NRI/PIO/FN) quota as laid down in G.Os concerned.

  • Managements who are accorded approval by AICTE to fill the specific category of seats under FN/PIO/CWG under 15% supernumerary quota for the course concerned shall also notify along with B category seats.

  • Managements shall complete the total admission process ( issue of notification, receipt of applications, finalization of the first list, reporting of students, finalization of second lists, and reporting of students, etc.), under Category-B and 15% supernumerary quota seats as per the schedule given.

  • Thereafter, if any seats are vacant, after filling up of seats under AP Presidential Order 1974, the Management shall inform the same to Competent Authority and fill up such seats as per the instructions issued by the Competent Authority.

  • The institutions that are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education and permitted to fill NRI seats not exceeding 15% of the sanctioned intake in each course for the academic year shall admit NRI candidates (sons and daughters of NRIs) who have passed the qualifying examination with not less than 50% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination or Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) equivalent to 5 on a scale of 10.

  • The remaining seats shall be filled on a merit basis with the candidates under A.P. Presidential Order 1974 who have secured rank at APICET 2023 and secured not less than 50% of marks in the qualifying examination.

  • Thereafter, if any seats still remain unfilled, such seats may be filled on a merit basis with candidates securing not less than 50% (45% in case of candidates belonging to reserved categories) of marks in the prescribed group subjects taken together/aggregate marks in the qualifying examination (10+2+3 or its equivalent).

  • The Institution shall facilitate a web portal for filling up "Category B" and 15% supernumerary quota seats.

  • The management of the Colleges shall notify the details of courses offered with intake, schedule of admissions (date wise), and registration fee for the application, minority or non-minority status in leading news dailies, either in English or Telugu.

  • The management of the college has the option to call the selected candidates to appear in person for an interview to substantiate their credibility and financial capacity to its satisfaction. If the management finds that any of the selected candidate is not suitable for admission, the management shall be at liberty to reject the candidature of such candidates and the reasons should be communicated to the Competent Authority.

  • A candidate can select any of the college/colleges and apply online for seeking admission to Category 'B' and 15% supernumerary quota seats of college/colleges after paying the requisite registration fees as notified by the college.

  • The candidate can also give his order of preference for admission to a college by giving the order of preference from among the courses offered by the college in the online application form. Only one form needs to be filled for a college regardless of the number of options.

  • A candidate can apply for more than one college by visiting the respective website of colleges and apply online after paying the registration fees specified for each college.

  • The Institution shall generate the merit list which will be in order of NRI quota (if available) APICET 2021 rankers & qualifying examination in order of merit.

  • The selection of candidates shall be done by the college managements themselves, as per the merit of the candidates.

  • The selection list, after the selection process is completed by the management of respective colleges as per the prescribed norms, shall be uploaded by the management on the website of the institution.

  • In case of unfilled seats, if any, the concerned colleges shall admit candidates from out of the leftover vacancies in order of merit from the merit list (second selection list).

  • After completion of the admission process, the college management shall upload in the web portal provided by the Competent Authority and forward the list of admitted candidates and also for ratification by the Competent Authority as per the prescribed schedule.

  • The Competent Authority will verify the list of the selected candidates and validate the same with reference to the G.Os and the procedure prescribed by the Competent Authority.

  • The Competent Authority shall approve the validated list if found to tally by the cross-validation process, or reject the lists if found to be at variance with the rules and procedures prescribed and communicate the same to the concerned colleges for compliance.

  • Applications of candidates not fulfilling the required conditions during the validation of the list by the Competent Authority will summarily be rejected.

  • Any complaint/appeal against the selection shall be made to the Competent Authority.

  • The Competent Authority shall have the authority to impose a fine or to initiate action or both for violation of Instructions as per the G.O’s in vogue.

AP ICET 2023 Counselling Procedure

AP ICET counselling process 2023 will be conducted by the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education for students who qualify for the exam with a minimum of 50% (for the general category) and 45% (for the reserved category) in total aggregate. Here are the steps that one needs follow to participate in AP ICET 2023 counselling:

  • Candidates must register on the website for web-based counselling.

  • Candidates are allowed to attend the counselling on the basis of their rank in the merit list.

  • Candidates are required to select the college/stream according to their ranks and verify their documents online.

  • After the verification process, candidates need to pay the counselling fee and get the receipt.

  • Candidates must furnish their registration numbers (user Id) and password for taking part in web counselling.

  • Candidates receive the allotment letter through SMS or email on their registered email ID and mobile number.

  • Candidates have to report to the allotted college for admission on the due date and time with the allotment letter and the original documents.

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FAQs about AP ICET

How can I get help or clarification regarding AP ICET choice filling?

If you have any queries or need clarification regarding AP ICET choice filling, you can refer to the official information bulletin or contact the helpline numbers provided by the exam conducting authority. They will be able to assist you with specific guidelines and address your concerns.

Is choice filling mandatory for AP ICET counselling?

Yes, choice filling is a mandatory step in the AP ICET counseling process. AP ICET choice filling allows candidates to indicate their preferred colleges and courses based on their ranks and preferences. Choice filling gives candidates the opportunity to express their preferences for colleges and courses. Candidates can list the institutions and programs they are interested in attending, in order of their preference.

What happens if I do not participate in the choice filling process?

If you do not participate in the AP ICET choice filling process, the counselling system will not have any preferences or choices from you to consider. This means you might not be allotted any seat in any college. Without your preferences, you may have a reduced chance of being allotted a seat in a college or course that you are interested in.

How should I prioritize my choices during AP ICET choice filling?

While prioritizing choices, candidates should consider their preferences, including the desired college, course, and location. It is advisable to research and gather information about various options to make an informed decision.

Are there any restrictions on the number of choices I can fill?

The number of choices that candidates can fill can vary depending on the rules and regulations set by the exam conducting authority. It is essential to check the official notification or information bulletin for any specific instructions regarding the maximum or minimum number of choices that can be filled.

Can I change my choices after submitting them?

Typically, there is a certain period during which candidates can make changes to their choices before the AP ICET final allotment is conducted. Many counseling processes offer a specific window during which candidates can make changes to their choices. This is often called the "choice modification" or "choice editing" period. During this time, candidates can add, delete, or reorder their choices based on their preferences.

What are the steps involved in AP ICET choice filling?

The steps involved in AP ICET choice filling typically include logging into the choice filling portal, viewing the list of available options, prioritizing the options by indicating preferences, saving the choices, and finally submitting the choices within the specified deadline. The stages involved in the AP ICET choice filling process are candidate registration, document verification, login to counselling portal, choice filling, choice locking, mock allotment (if applicable), choice modification, final choice submission, allotment result, and reporting to the allotted college. 

How do I access the AP ICET choice filling portal?

The AP ICET choice filling portal is usually accessible through the official website of the exam conducting authority. Candidates need to log in using their credentials, such as their registration number and password, to access the choice filling portal.

When does AP ICET choice filling begin?

The exact dates for AP ICET choice filling can vary each year, and it is typically announced by the conducting authority. Candidates should regularly check the official website or information bulletin for updates on the choice filling process.

What is AP ICET choice filling?

AP ICET choice filling is a crucial step in the counseling process of the Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (AP ICET). It involves candidates selecting and prioritizing their preferred colleges and courses from the available options. The choice filling process allows candidates to express their preferences and aspirations for higher education, guiding the subsequent seat allotment process. During choice filling, candidates log in to their counseling accounts on the official AP ICET counseling website. They review the list of participating colleges and the courses offered by each college. Candidates enter the names of colleges and the corresponding courses they are interested in pursuing. They can add multiple choices based on their preferences.

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i am bc b category and i got 408th rank in apicet.can i get a seat for mba course in andhra university?if yes ,what would be the chances for getting a seat in banking and finance depatment?thank you.

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Dear Student,

Congratulations on your success and getting a good rank in AP ICET 2020. Kindly note that as per the previous trends, you would be eligible for selection and would be able to get a seat in the MBA course at Andhra University with 408 rank in AP ICET. You can check the AP ICET Marks vs Rank analysis for more information about the same.

For help with admission to MBA colleges in Andhra Pradesh, fill the Common Application Form (CAF). Call our helpline number 18005729877 for any inquiries.

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-D.JanviUpdated on June 01, 2023 10:30 AM
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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.

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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.

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