TS ICET-2018 Overview

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About TS ICET 2018

Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test, commonly known as TS ICET, is conducted for the candidates who wish to take admission into MBA and MCA courses of all universities in the Telangana state and their affiliated colleges. TS ICET is a state-level post-graduate level entrance exam conducted once in a year in online mode. In order to take admission into MBA and MCA courses, candidates will have to appear for this entrance exam.

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TS ICET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of TS ICET is prescribed by Telangana State Council for Higher Education (TSCHE). Before applying for the entrance exam, it is a must for the candidates to check TS ICET eligibility criteria, as only the candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria can apply for the entrance exam. TS ICET is conducted in the month of May, in online mode and candidates appearing for the test must go through the detailed eligibility criteria listed below:

  • Candidate should be an Indian citizen.

  • There is no age limit for applying to TS ICET.

  • Candidates applying for the test should be graduates from a recognised university with a course duration of minimum three years.

  • Candidates should secure at least 50% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination. For reserved category candidates like SC, ST or PWD, candidates must secure 45% marks.

  • Candidates appearing in the final year examination can also apply and appear for TS ICET.

  • Candidates with a qualifying Degree by Distance Mode Programme, which is recognised by joint committee of UGC, AICTE and DEC.

  • The qualifying marks for TS ICET 2018 are 25%. There are no minimum marks prescribed separately for SC/ST candidates.

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TS ICET 2018 Syllabus

Candidates planning to appear for TS ICET 2018 must know the syllabus of TS ICET 2018 in order to prepare in a systemic manner for the entrance exam. The syllabus of TS ICET 2018 consists of three sections, Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability, and Communication Ability. So, before starting the exam preparation for TS ICET 2018, candidates can refer to the detailed syllabus mentioned below.

TS ICET Syllabus of Analytical Ability

Bar diagram

Calendars and Clocks

Pie Chart

Blood Relationships

Venn Diagram

Arrivals and Departures

Seating arrangements

Data Sufficiency

Symbol interpretation

Problem Solving

Data Analysis

Sequences and Series

Tables and Graphs

Date, Time & Arrangement Problems

Passage

Numbers and alphabet

Coding and Decoding Problems

Missing number in a sequence

TS ICET Syllabus of Mathematical Ability

Ordering

Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Circles

Percentages

Probability

Profit and Loss

Notion of a limit and derivative

Matrices

Truth tables

Plane geometry - lines

Binomial Theorem

Arithmetical Ability

Areas and Volumes

Indices, Ratio and Proportion

Mensuration

Surds

Modular Arithmetic

Numbers and Divisibility

Algebraic and Geometrical Ability Statements

Tautologies-Sets

Coordinate Geometry-distance between points

Relations and Functions

Statistical Ability

Trigonometry

Frequency Distributions

Polynomials

Mean, Median, Mode

Rational Numbers

Progressions

Remainder theorem and consequences

Standard Deviation

Linear equations and expressions

L.C.M. and G.C.D

Pipes and Cisterns

Correlation

Partnership

Time and Distance

TS ICET Syllabus of Communication Ability

Functional grammar for business contexts

Vocabulary

Functional grammar for day-to-day communication

Terminology and concepts in computer and business contexts (letters, reports, memoranda, agenda, minutes, etc.)

Understand written text and drawing inferences

Reading and Comprehension

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TS ICET 2018 Exam Pattern

Candidates appearing for TS ICET should have a good understanding of the exam pattern. In TS ICET examination, objective-type questions are asked in the entrance exam that candidates have to complete in 150 minutes. Through TS ICET 2018 exam pattern 2018, candidates get a fair idea about the duration of the exam, marking scheme, exam mode and overall format of the exam.

  • TS ICET 2018 is conducted in online mode.

  • The question paper of TS ICET 2018 consists of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).

  • There are a total of 200 questions asked in the entrance exam.

  • In the exam, 1 mark is awarded for each correct answer.

  • The total time duration of TS ICET 2018 is 150 minutes.

  • TS ICET 2018 is divided into three sections - Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability & Communication Ability.

Highlights of TS ICET 2018

Particulars

Details

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice of Questions

Exam Sections

Three

Duration of Exam

Two and half hours

Mode of Exam

Online Mode

Total Number of Questions

200

Marking Scheme

One Mark for every correct answer.

No Negative Marking for wrong answers.

Section-wise Marking Scheme of TS ICET 2018

Section A: Analytical Ability

Sections

Number of Questions

Marks

Section A: Analytical Ability

75

75

Data Sufficiency

20

20

Problem-Solving

55

55

Section B: Mathematical Ability

Sections

Number of Questions

Marks

Section B: Mathematical Ability

75

75

Arithmetical Ability

35

35

Algebraical Ability and Geometrical Ability

30

30

Statistical Ability

10

10

Section C: Communication Ability

Sections

Number of Questions

Marks

Section C: Communication Ability

50

50

Vocabulary

10

10

Business and Computer Terminology

10

10

Functional Grammar

15

15

Reading Comprehension

15

15

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How to Prepare for TS ICET 2018

Preparing well in advance for TS ICET is a must if you are aiming to crack the entrance exam. TS ICET is a state-level entrance exam conducted in online mode for aspirants willing to take admission into MBA and MCA courses offered by Kakatiya University, Warangal. If you are preparing for TS ICET, then, you should begin your exam preparation by covering the syllabus of the test and understanding the exam pattern in order to excel in the entrance exam. One of the best TS ICET preparation tips is to crack the exam with a good score is to solve previous years' papers or mock tests on a regular basis, as regular test-taking will keep a check on the level of your preparation.

Here are some useful tips and tricks for TS ICET that can make your entrance exam preparation easy and effective.

Sample Papers:

During entrance exam preparation, practicing sample papers is important as they help you become familar with the pattern of the TS ICET question paper. Apart from all of this, practicing sample papers is a great way to improve your speed and accuracy. Other advantages of sample papers is that you become confident about writing the exam, and you can also come up with your own strategy of attempting the questions.

Read the Question Twice:

In the exam hall, when you're attempting the question paper, you must read the questions carefully. There might be few questions in the entrance exam that will have confusing options. Therefore, it is better if you read all the questions cautiously or atleast twice to answer them properly.

Practice Makes the Man Perfect:

For the preparation of any entrance exam, practice is an essential aspect. Practice helps in determining your speed and accuracy in the exam and regular practice of questions/problems not only broadens the scope for improvement, but it also helps in conceptual clarity and understanding of the subject matter.

Stay Fit and Take Rest:

Health shouldn't be ignored at all during the preparation of an exam. One must take care of his/her physical and mental health in order to give 100% on the exam day.

Best Books for TS ICET 2018

Candidates preparing for TS ICET 2018 must take a look at the following books, which are highly recommnended for better TS ICET 2018 exam preparation.

Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation by Nishit Sinha

ICET Previous years Solved Papers by Praxis Groups

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by RS Aggarwal

Cracking The MBA Admissions Interview And GD by Dhruv Nath

Wren and Martin for English Grammar

TS ICET 2018 (Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test) for MBA/MCA by SIA Experts

Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Pvt Ltd

Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation by Arun Sharma

Integrated Common Entrance Test (Complete Success Package) by Arihant Publications

Mathematics for MBA Entrance Examinations by RS Aggarwal

I-CET Model Papers by Vikram Editorial Board by Vikram editorial board

Kiran’s Icet For MBA/MCA 2007 To 2016 Solved Papers (English) – 1866 by Kiran Prakashan

TS ICET 2018 Mock Tests

Candidates who plan to appear for TS ICET should try and solve maximum number of mock tests. By practicing mocks tests, you can get to know how well you've prepared for the exam, and mock tests also give you an idea about important topics/sections, which might come in the entrance exam. Additionally, by taking help of TS ICET mock tests, candidates can get to know the exam pattern, type of questions, and other details of the entrance exam. Another advantage of taking mock tests on a regular basis is that it helps in improving the speed of solving questions.

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TS ICET 2018 Result

TS ICET 2018 result has been declared by Kakatiya University, Warangal on June 13, 2018 for the candidates who appeared in the entrance exam. The TS ICET result 2018 is available in online mode and candidates can access their results on the official website of TS ICET by entering their TS ICET 2018 Roll Number and password.

TS ICET 2018 was conducted on May 23 and 24, 2018 and now that the TS ICET results are released, the cut-off marks of the respective institutes will be announced soon.

Note: Allottment of the seats for the candidates is done on the basis of TS ICET 2018 scores and counselling.

How to Check TS ICET Result 2018?

Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to check the result of TS ICET 2018:

  • Visit the official website of the university.

  • Go to the tab ‘Download Rank Card’.

  • A new page will open where you will be required to enter your Hall Ticket no., Registration No., and Date of Birth in DD/MM/YY format.

  • Once you enter all the necessary fields, click on 'View Rank Card' tab.

  • The scorecard of TS ICET 2018 will be displayed on the screen.

  • Download the results and keep it safe for future use.

Details Mentioned on TS ICET 2018 Rank Card

The following details are mentioned on TS ICET 2018 Rank Card:

  • Candidate’s Name

  • Roll number of the candidate

  • Rank of the candidate

  • Candidate’s overall score

TS ICET 2018 Cut-off

Once the result of TS ICET 2018 is announced, the participating institutes release the cut-off of TS ICET for the candidates.The TS ICET cut-off is the minimum qualifying marks and candidates have to secure the minimum qualifying marks to qualify the entrance exam. The counselling of TS ICET is expected to be conducted in the first week of July and on the basis of the TS ICET cut-off marks, candidates become eligible for the counselling round.

 Factors Determining TS ICET 2018 Cut-off:

  • Availability of seats

  • Marking scheme of TS ICET

  • Overall performance of candidates in the exam

  • Difficulty level of the exam

  • Lowest and average scores in the exam post announcement of results

  • Previous year cut-off marks/ranks

  • Number of exam takers

  • Reservation of seats for various categories

TS ICET 2018 Result-Important Dates

Events

Dates

TS ICET 2018 Exam

May 23 and 24 2018

TS ICET 2018 Result Declaration

June 13, 2018

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TS ICET 2018 Counselling Process

The Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test (TS ICET) 2018 Counselling Process is conducted online for all the qualified candidates for admissions in the MBA and MCA courses. The state-level exam is conducted by Kakatiya University, Warangal on behalf of TSCHE, Hyderabad. 

Based on the centralised counselling and entrance exam, candidates will be able to join the state universities or colleges. As part of the process, qualified candidates are invited and allotted seats based on their ranks. During the counselling process, candidates get the option to choose the college and course where they want to study. 

As per the counselling schedule, the candidates have to register, get their documents verified, as well as exercise their option of locking the college and course. Those who are not able to fulfill any of these requirements are not considered for admission.

TS ICET 2018 Counselling Schedule

Events

Dates

Online Registration and Payment of Processing Fee

30th June to 4th July 2018

TS ICET Certificate Verification

2nd to 4th July 2018

Exercising Options after Certificate Verification

2nd to 5th July 2018

Freezing of options

5th July 2018

Provisional Allotment of seats

7th July 2018

Payment of Fee and self-reporting by the candidates through the official website 7th to 12th July 2018
Reporting at the allotted college 12th July 2018
Commencement of classes 16th July 2018

Detailed Counselling Procedure of TS ICET 2018

Step 1: Document Verification

To participate in the counselling process of TS ICET 2018, qualified candidates are required to attend the document verification in person at the help centers prescribed by the TS ICET 2018 exam authority. To complete the verification process, candidates have to bring the following documents (in original and photocopy) to the counselling center:

  • Aadhaar Card

  • TS ICET 2018 Rank Card

  • TS ICET 2018 Hall Ticket

  • IX to Degree Study Certificates

  • Degree marks memos & pass certificate

  • Intermediate or its equivalent Memo-cum-Pass Certificate

  • SSC or its equivalent Marks memo

  • Physically Challenged (PH)/ National Cadet Corps (NCC)/ Children of Armed Forces Personnel (CAP)/ Sports and Games/ Minority certificate, if applicable.

  • Transfer Certificate (TC)

  • Income Certificate issued on or after January 1, 2018, by competent authority, if applicable. Caste Certificate issued by competent authority, if applicable.

  • Residence certificate of either of parents in Telangana for a period of 10 years in case of Non-local candidates.

  • It is mandatory for the candidates to attend the certificate verification process and the Aadhaar Details (fingerprint Biometric) will be verified with the UIDAI at the Help Line Centres.

  • PH (Physically Handicapped), CAP (Children of Armed Personnel), Anglo- Indian, Sports & Games, NCC (National Cadet Corps) should attend for Certificate Verification only at Sankethika Vidya Bhavan, Masab Tank, Hyderabad, as per the dates are given in the Schedule.

  • Residence certificate of candidates for a period of 7 years preceding to qualifying examination in case where the candidate has no institutionalised education.

Stage 2: Freezing (Locking) of College Options

The next step of the counselling process is online web option entry. In this step, candidates have to select colleges where they wish to join. For this, candidates have to generate a password and login with the help of login ID, hall ticket number, password and date of birth. Next, candidates have to fill their choices and save the options entered. There is also a provision to modify the choices entered. After entering the final choices, the candidates must freeze or lock their choices before the deadline.

Stage 3: Seat Allotment

The seat allotment for the candidates is done on the basis of merit, category, gender, local area and special reservation. Candidates have to enter the login ID number, hall ticket number, password and date of birth to download the allotment order.

Stage 4: Fee payment and Self-Reporting

To complete the process of counselling, candidates have to pay the requisite fee. Once the fee is paid, candidates must remember to obtain a receipt as proof of fee payment. Additionally, candidates are required to report to the respective colleges within the stipulated time and carry the allotment order, fee receipt and other important documents, failing which the allotment made in favour of the candidate will be liable for cancellation.

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TS ICET 2018 Admit Card

TS ICET admit card is usually released in May in online mode by the conducting authority of the entrance exam. The hall ticket of TS ICET is issued to the candidates who successfully register for the exam. To access the hall ticket of TS ICET, candidates must login through their registration credentials.

The TS ICET admit card/ hall ticket contains important details such as the name of the candidate, exam center, exam date, instructions to be followed on the day of the exam, etc. Candidates must note that TS ICET hall ticket 2018 is an important document that must be carried to the exam hall, therefore, candidates must cross-check all the details mentioned on the admit card. Candidates who arrive at the exam venue without the TS ICET admit card and identity proof, he/she will not be allowed to enter the exam hall.

Note: TS ICET admit card must be kept safe until the end of the admission process.

TS ICET Hall Ticket 2018 – Important Dates

Events

Dates

Availability of TS ICET 2018 Hall Ticket

May 7, 2018

TS ICET 2018 Exam

May 23-24, 2018

How to Download TS ICET Hall Ticket 2018

Candidates can follow the steps given below to download the hall ticket of TS ICET:

  • Visit the official website of the university.

  • Enter your registration number, qualifying examination hall ticket number and date of birth (in DD/MM/YY format).

  • After entering the details, click on “Download Hall Ticket”.

  • The hall ticket of TS ICET will be displayed on the screen.

  • Download the TS ICET hall ticket and take a print out for future use.

Important Instructions Regarding TS ICET Hall Ticket 2018

  • Candidates without the hall ticket of TS ICET will not be allowed to write the test.

  • Candidates must carry one photo ID proof along with the TS ICET hall ticket to the exam venue.

  • No hard copy of TS ICET hall ticket will be issued to the candidates.

  • Candidates must follow all the instructions mentioned on the TS ICET admit card.

  • Candidates must ensure that the TS ICET admit card is not folded/distorted.

  • In case there is any error in the hall ticket of TS ICET, it must be immediately notified to the exam office for correction.

Details Mentioned on TS ICET 2018 Hall Ticket

The following details will be mentioned on TS ICET hall ticket:

  • Name of the candidate

  • Exam date and time of the entrance exam

  • Name of the TS ICET exam center

  • Address of the TS ICET exam center

  • Important exam instructions

ID Documents Required with TS ICET 2018 Hall Ticket

Candidates have to bring any one valid identity proof along with the admit card on the day of the entrance exam:

  • Driving License

  • Aadhaar card

  • PAN card

  • Identity card issued by college or government authority.

  • Ration card

Discrepancy in TS ICET Hall Ticket 2018

While downloading the hall ticket, candidates must cross-check all the details mentioned on the admit card. In case, a candidate comes across any error/discrepancy in the hall ticket, then he/she should contact the admission committee of TS ICET or the exam convenor.

FAQs on TS ICET Hall Ticket 2018

1. Can I get entry into the exam hall without the TS ICET hall ticket?

No, candidates are not allowed to take the exam without the TS ICET hall ticket.

2. How can I get my TS ICET hall ticket?

Registered candidates can download their TS ICET hall ticket on the official website of the exam.

3. Till when should I keep the TS ICET hall ticket?

The hall ticket of TS ICET must be retained until the final admission process has been completed.

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How to Apply for TS ICET 2018

The application form of TS ICET is released by Kakatiya University in online mode only. In order to appear for TS ICET, candidates have to register themselves on the official website. By entering their basic contact details like name, phone number and Email ID, candidates can generate a login ID and password for future login purposes.

TS ICET exam is usually conducted in the month of May, and the last date to fill TS ICET application form is usually in the month of April without late fee. It is mandatory for the candidates willing to apply for TS ICET to pay the application fee of TS ICET in online or offline mode for successful application form submission.

Detailed TS ICET 2018 Application Process

Step 1: Payment of Registration Fee

  • As part of the application process, candidates have to pay the TS ICET application fee in online and offline mode.

  • For Online Payment – Debit/Credit Card/Internet Banking

  • For Offline Payment – TS Online/AP Online Centres

  • For General category candidates, the application fee is INR 650 and for the SC/ST category candidates, the application fee is INR 450

TS ICET Application Fee

Category

Application Fee

General

INR 650

SC/ST

INR 450

Step 2: Filling of the Application Form

The next step involves filling the application form of TS ICET. In order to fill the application form, candidates have to fill the following details:

  • Candidates personal details

  • Candidates educational details

  • Details of qualifying exam

  • Category of the candidate

  • Choose the TS ICET exam centre

  • Special Category – PH, Sports, Visually Impaired, etc.

  • Local Area Status

  • Non-minority/Minority Status

Step 3: Upload Photograph and Signature

After filling the details in the application form, candidates have to upload their coloured passport size photograph along with their signatures.

Particulars

Details

Photograph

Image Size: less than 30 KB

Image Format: jpg/jpeg

Signature

Signature Size: less than 15 KB

Signature Format: jpg/jpeg

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TS ICET 2018 Answer Key

The TS ICET 2018 Final Answer Key has been released by Kakatiya University, Warangal for the candidates who appeared in the entrance exam. The preliminary answer key wasreleased on May 27, 2018 TS ICET 2018 was conducted on May 23 and 24, 2018 and candidates who appeared in the entrance exam must download the answer key and save it for future use. On the basis of the answer key, candidates can check their answers and calculate their approximate marks before the declaration of the final result.

The answer key of TS ICET contains the answers of all the questions asked in the entrance exam and it is available in a PDF format. By viewing the TS ICET answer key, candidates can get to know about their expected score and performance in the entrance exam. If any candidate finds any discrepancy in the TS ICET preliminary answer key, he/she can challenge the same by submitting his/her objections. After accepting the objections, the concerned authorities publish the final answer key of TS ICET.

Important Dates of TS ICET 2018 Answer Key

Events

Dates

TS ICET 2018 Exam Date

May 23 and 24, 2018

TS ICET 2018 Preliminary Answer Key

May 27, 2018

Last Date to Submit Objections to Provisional Answer Key

June 4, 2018

TS ICET 2018 Final Answer Key

Released

Announcement of TS ICET Result 2018

June 13, 2018

Steps to Download TS ICET 2018 Answer Key

Candidates can follow the steps given below to download the answer key of TS ICET:

  • Visit the official website of TS ICET 2018

  • Click on the link displaying ‘Final Questions & Keys’

  • A new page will open where you will find the question papers and answer keys in a PDF for both the exam days.

  • Cross-check your responses with that of the answer key.

  • Download the answer key of TS ICET 2018 and take a printout of it.

How to Challenge TS ICET Answer Key 2018

In case any candidate finds any discrepancy in the preliminary answer key of TS ICET 2018, then, he/she can challenge the same within the prescribed time period. Candidates can send their objections either through Email or post on the contact details given below:

TS ICET 2018 Convener
University College of Commerce and Business Management,
Kakatiya University, Vidyaranyapuri,
Warangal – 506 009. Telangana State
E-mail: convenertsicet2018@gmail.com

Marking Scheme of TS ICET 2018 Answer Key

Candidates can check the table given below for understanding the TS ICET 2018 marking scheme:

  • In the exam, 1 mark is awarded for every correct answer.

  • No negative marking is applicable for wrong answers.

Type of Answer

Marks

For Correct Answer

+1 Mark

For Incorrect Answer

No Negative Marking

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TS ICET 2018 Conducting Body

The Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE)/ Kakatiya University, Warangal is the exam conducting authority of TS ICET. Located in Warangal in the Indian state of Telangana, the university offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the field of Science, Arts, Commerce, Education, Business Management, Social Sciences, Engineering and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The university promotes individual and collective research by the faculty and the scholars. Additionally, the university aims to impart quality education and provide appreciable scholastic activities to an increased number of students.

TS ICET 2018 Important Dates

Events

Dates

TS ICET 2018 Application Process

March 6, 2018

Last Date to Submit Application Form (without late fee)

April 30, 2018

Last Date to Submit Application Form (with late fee of INR 500)

May 5, 2018

Last Date to Submit Application Form (with late fee of INR 2000)

May 10, 2018

Last Date to Submit Application Form (with late fee of INR 5000)

May 14, 2018

Last Date to Submit Application Form (with late fee of INR 10000)

May 19, 2018

TS ICET 2018 Hall Ticket

May 7, 2018

TS ICET 2018 Exam

May 23 and 24, 2018

Release of TS ICET 2018 Preliminary Answer Key

May 27, 2018

Last Date to Submit Objections on TS ICET 2018 Preliminary Key

June 4, 2018

Declaration of Result and Final Answer Key

June 13, 2018

TS ICET 2018 Exam Centers

Sangareddy

Kodad

Tirupati

Karimnagar

Vijaywada

Hyderabad

Jagitial

Khammam

Vishskhapatnam

Mahabubnagar

Mancherial

Nalgonda

Kothagudem

Siddipet

Kurnool

Nizamabad

Contact Details

Prof. M. Subramanya Sarma
Convener, TS ICET – 2018,
University College of Commerce and Business Management,
Kakatiya University, Vidyaranyapuri,
Warangal – 506 009 (T.S.) India,
Phone: 0870- 2438088.

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