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AP ICET 2021 Counselling (Ongoing) - Dates (Out), Process, Details

Updated By Mahima Gupta on 21 Jan, 2022 17:08

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AP ICET 2021 Counselling Process (Seat Allotment Begins)

Seat allotment for AP ICET 2021 final round counselling result will be released on January 21, 2022.  Aspirants will be able to check the AP ICET allotment list on the official website (icet-sche.aptonline.in). Students can report to the colleges on January 22, 2022.  AP ICET 2021 counselling registrations were held from January 11 to 13, 2022, in online mode. The online certificate verification for AP ICET 2021 counselling was conducted from January 12 to 17, 2022. To complete the counselling for the second and final phase processing fee of INR 1200 is to be paid by (OC/BC) and INR 600 by (SC/ST/PH) through an online payment.

The counselling process of AP ICET's first phase was conducted successfully, and candidates had the chance to exercise web options until December 21, 2021. Students also modified their options till December 22, 2021. The AP ICET 2021 Seat Allotment Result was released on December 27, 2021. The deadline for AP ICET 2021 counselling registration was December 10, 2021, and for verification of documents was December 13, 2021. The counselling schedule of AP ICET 2021 was postponed. Earlier the dates to exercise the web options were from December 13 to December 18, 2021.

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The AP ICET 2021 result was released on October 1, 2021. APSHCE has announced the AP ICET 2021 counselling dates and all candidates have to abide by the schedule. AP ICET Counselling 2021 for MBA and MCA admissions in Andhra Pradesh is being conducted in the online mode. A total of 34,789 students passed the AP ICET 2021 exam and the pass percentage was 91.27%. Students can use the link given below to check their AP ICET 2021 results.

AP ICET 2021 Result (Out) - Download Scorecard Here

APSCHE conducts the AP ICET 2021 Counselling for the admission of AP ICET qualified candidates into MBA colleges in Andhra Pradesh. The AP ICET 2021 counselling process involves different stages such as certificate verification, web options, and seat allotment. To register for the counselling, the candidates have to pay the processing fee and proceed with certificate verification. All the details about the AP ICET counselling 2021 have been provided here.

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AP ICET 2021 Counselling Dates

AP ICET 2021 counselling dates for the second and final phase are updated below.

Events Dates
AP ICET 2021 Counselling Registration (Second and Final Phase) January 11 to 13, 2022
Online Certificate VerificationJanuary 12 to 17, 2022
Exercising AP ICET 2021 Web OptionsJanuary 18, 2022
Modification in AP ICET 2021 Web OptionsJanuary 19, 2022
AP ICET Seat AllotmentJanuary 21, 2022
Self-reporting and reporting to collegeJanuary 22, 2022

AP ICET 2021 Step-by-Step Counselling Process

The step-by-step AP ICET 2021 counselling process can be checked below.

Step 1: Payment of Processing Fee

For the AP ICET 2021 counselling process, candidates will have to pay the processing fee before the certificate verification process. Candidates will have to make the payment in online mode via debit, credit card, or net banking.

Candidates must note that it is mandatory to pay the AP ICET 2021 processing fee and after making the payment, candidates will have to take out the printout of the payment receipt which will be required at the time of document verification.

AP ICET 2021 Processing Fee

The table below mentions the details about the AP ICET 2021 processing fee which candidates will have to pay as a part of the AP ICET 2021 counselling process. 


Processing Fee


INR 600/-


INR 1200/-

How to Pay the AP ICET Processing Fee 2021

It must be noted by all the candidates they will be required to pay the AP ICET 2021 processing fee in online mode with the help of debit/credit card/ or through net banking. By following the steps given below, candidates can make an online payment:

  • Visit the official website of AP ICET 2021 and click on the link that displays the ‘processing fee payment online’ tab.

  • Enter the required details like AP ICET 2021 Hall Ticket Number & Rank and then click on ‘pay fee online.

  • After entering the details, candidates will be directed to the payment gateway.

  • Now, candidates will be required to select their preferred mode of payment and will be required to enter the necessary details.

  • After making a successful payment, candidates will have to take a printout of the payment receipt which has to be produced at the time of document verification by clicking on the ‘print’ tab. 

Step 2: Registration for Document Verification

As a part of the counselling process, all the shortlisted candidates need to undergo the process of document verification at the help centers. For this, a candidate has to register themselves for the document verification process. The registration process is carried out at the helpline center. Candidates are called to the registration counter and fill in their details in the registration form, which is then submitted at the counter.

Once the registration process is complete, a candidate must wait for the name to be announced. After some time, the candidate will be called to the verification counter where he/she will have to produce their original certificates in front of the designated authority. The original certificates are checked in front of the candidate and immediately returned to their possession.

Documents Required for AP ICET 2021 Certificate Verification

In this step of the APICET counselling process, candidates are required to produce the below-mentioned certificates/documents (in original) along with two sets of photocopies at the designated help centers:

  • SSC/ Inter / Degree or Equivalent marks memo

  • APICET 2021 Hall Ticket

  • Study/Bonafide Certificate from IX to Degree

  • Degree, Mark sheet, and Passing Certificate

  • APICET 2021 Rank Card

  • Character Certificate

  • Aadhaar Card

  • PH/NCC/CAP/Sports and Games Certificates (if applicable)

  • Residential Certificate

  • Caste Certificate

  • Income Certificate issued after 01.01.2019

Step 3: Exercising Options

Candidates who have completed document verification are eligible to exercise options in the AP ICET 2021 counseling. This is a web-based process, which can be completed from any place with an internet connection and a computer or laptop.

How To Prepare for Exercising Options in AP ICET 2021

Since there are a lot of choices in front of the candidate when entering preferences, it can get a bit confusing to immediately decide and choose from the long list of colleges. Hence, candidates are recommended to do some preparatory work for exercising options in AP ICET. Candidates are advised to conduct proper research on the colleges and courses and create a rough list of colleges where they wish to apply. This list must be in the order of preference.

A manual option entry form is available for the candidate in which they can fill the various district code, college codes, and course codes for their preferred colleges in the order of preference. If you are confused about which colleges to select, check the AP ICET 2021 Marks vs Rank Analysis to find the best available colleges.

The formal of the Manual Option Form of AP ICET 2021 is as follows.

PreferenceDistrict CodeCollege CodeCourse Code

The seat allotment is based on the preference of the candidate and the availability of the colleges. Any applicable reservations are also considered. A candidate can fill as many or as few choices as they desire. The exam authority also advises candidates to not fill any choices in which they are not interested as they may be allotted the same.

Exercising Web-Based Options in AP ICET 2021

To exercise options in the AP ICET web-based counselling, candidates must visit the AP ICET official website. Then, they need to general password through the Candidate Registration link. Now they can move on to the Option Entry in AP ICET counselling.

The login ID for the same is sent to the candidate on their registered mobile number. Candidates need to enter their Login ID, Hall Ticket Number, Password, and Date of Birth and sign in to the portal. In the next step, the candidate must access the Option Entry Form to exercise options. The Help Screen in the portal can provide all of the information about the whole process, Once all of the options are filled, candidates must Save the entered options and log out of the portal.

Certificates Required for PH/ CAP/ NCC/ Sports/ Minority Category Candidates – AP ICET Counselling 2021

NCC & Sports Quota Candidates:

Candidates have to produce the original certificates issued by competent authorities.

Physically Handicapped (PH) Candidates:

  • Candidates with 40 percent and above disability are only eligible for the same.
  • This is the certificate issued by the District Medical Board.

Children of Armed Force (CAP) Candidates:

  • Candidates whose parents are domicile of Andhra Pradesh are only eligible to be considered under ‘CAP’ category.
  • This certificate is issued by Zilla Sainik Welfare Officer.
  • In the case of Ex-Servicemen, identity card and service discharge would be required for verification.

Minority Candidates:

Such candidates will be required to produce SSC ‘TC’ containing minority status or certificate from the Headmaster.

Anglo-Indian Candidates:

Such candidates will be required to produce a certificate issued by the competent authority of their place of residence.

AP ICET 2021 Counselling Eligibility Criteria for Seat Allotment Process

The candidates who’ve been shortlisted for the counselling will be required to meet the following in order to be called for the AP ICET 2021 seat allotment procedure:

  • SC/ST category candidates will have to score at least 45 per cent aggregate in degree and AP ICET 2021 to qualify for the AP ICET 2021 counselling process.

  • For counselling of AP ICET 2021, candidates securing 50 per cent aggregate (in case of OC/General category) will be eligible.

AP ICET 2021 Seat Cancellation Process

In case candidates wish to withdraw or cancel their seat which has been allotted to them at the end of the AP ICET 2021 counselling process, then, they need to approach the Convener in person or by registered post and have to submit few documents that have been listed below before a stipulated date:

  • Request letter for cancellation of the allotted seat by the candidate.

  • Receipt of fee payment.

  • Duly filled in the application form for the cancellation of allotted seats.

  • Original receipt of certificates issued at the time of certificate verification at the helpline centre.

  • Latest provisional allotment order.

AP ICET 2021 Counselling - Forgot Password

In case, candidates forgot their password, then they will have to click on the link “Forgot your password” provided on the login page. After that, they need to enter the required details and click on get the new password. The system will then generate a new password that will be sent to the mobile number or to the  email address provided by the candidate. After receiving the password candidates can use it for option entry.

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Related Questions

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

-D.JanviUpdated on August 18, 2021 02:52 PM
  • 5 Answers
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.


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 August 16, 2021 02:13 PM
  • 3 Answers
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.


when will be the AP ICET counselling dates be notified?

-AnonymousUpdated on January 15, 2021 01:16 PM
  • 1 Answer
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 Counselling Process

How can I participate in the AP ICET counselling process?

You will have to register online in order to participate in the AP ICET counselling process. You will then have to visit the centre on the date allotted to you.

Can I appear for the second round of AP ICET Counselling process?

Yes, you can appear for the second round of AP ICET Counselling process. In that case, your first allotment will be cancelled and you will be moved to the new allotted college.

How can I cancel my seat allotted in AP ICET Counselling process?

You can talk to the convener after the completion of AP ICET counselling process in order to cancel your seat. You will have to submit the application form for cancellation.

Who will be called for AP ICET Counselling process?

Only those candidates who have scored 50 per cent aggregate (general category) and 45 per cent aggregate (reserved category) will be called for AP ICET Counselling process.

What additional documents are required for minority candidates for AP ICET counselling?

Minority Candidates will have to carry their caste certificate while going for AP ICET Counselling.

How can I submit the AP ICET Counselling fee?

You can submit the AP ICET Counselling fee via any online payment mode such as debit/ credit card or through net banking.

Is it necessary to carry the scorecard of AP ICET while going for the AP ICET counselling process?

Yes, you will have to carry AP ICET scorecard while going for the AP ICET counselling process. The scorecard will be used for result verification.

What documents are required for AP ICET Counselling process?

Some of the documents required for AP ICET Counselling process are Character Certificate, Aadhaar Card, APICET 2020 Hall Ticket and Residential Certificate.

When will AP ICET Counselling 2020 will be held?

Counselling dates of AP ICET are not updated yet. It will be uploaded on the official website of the AP ICET soon.

What is the Counselling fee for AP ICET 2020?

The AP ICET Counselling fee for General category is INR Rs 1200/- and for Reserved category, is INR 600.

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