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August 02, 2016 09:00 AM

The counselling for MBA/MCA has concluded. The candidates have been allotted seats based on their ranks in AP ...

June 01, 2016 07:20 AM

The students of Vasavi Degree College, Narasaraopet, Guntur District secured excellent ranks in the Andhra Pradesh ...

June 01, 2016 07:17 AM

Students of Nalanda Degree College, Vijayawada secured excellent ranks in the Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance ...

May 31, 2016 06:44 AM

The students of Krishnaveni Degree College secured excellent ranks in the Andhra Pradesh integrated Common Entrance ...

May 30, 2016 12:08 AM

The results of Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test for MBA and MCA were released on 27-May-2016. AP ICET is ...

FAQ

What is AP-ICET ? <p>Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET) is conducted by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) for taking to admission to Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Application (MCA) programs by state universities and professional colleges under the jurisdiction of A.P State Council of Higher Education .</p>

What is the eligiblity criteria for APICET ? <p>Any recognized Bachelors Degree of minimum 3 years duration with at least 50% marks. (SC/ST/BC candidates with 45% marks).</p>

For how long is the APICET score valid ? <p>The APICET score is valid for just one year.</p>

How do I apply ONLINE ? <p>Visit the APICET website www.apicet.net.in and go through the information carefully. The entire information about APICET is provided there. Be ready with the &ldquo;mandatory details&rdquo; and then Click on &ldquo;APPLY ONLINE&rdquo; field. It will guide you through the whole process.</p>

Why have you gone for Online Application Form submission this year ? <ul> <li>Online Application Form has many advantages.</li> <li>Completing an Online Application Form is easy and fast as compared to the Printed Application Form and ICR/OMR sheet.</li> <li>The Online submission of the Application Form will reduce the whole processing time for a student such as standing in endless queues at Banks / eSeva / Mee Seva to purchase Printed Application forms, take Demand Draft from bank, submission of completed Application form at the APICET office, unexpected delays, uncertainty and confusion due to posting/receiving of Hall Tickets. &nbsp;</li> <li>Further, for the APICET office to work and manage a large number of applications is a laborious task coupled with wastage of extra, unsold Application forms and other stationery items. In addition to this, online system provides efficient &amp; consistent Application tracking information and the ability to search the applications easily. &nbsp;</li> <li>Since the inception of the online submission of the application form in 2012, the success, convenience and the remarkable response achieved in the years 2013 and 2014 gives us pleasure to continue the same even for the year 2016 with an objective to &ldquo;SAVE PAPER and SAVE ENVIRONMENT&rdquo;.</li> </ul>

How should I submit the Application form ? <p>For APICET, Application form cannot be bought at designated centers and has to be submitted ONLY through ONLINE mode. Please visit the APICET website www.apicet.net.in for more details.</p>

When will the APICET results be declared ? <p>Results&nbsp;will&nbsp;be&nbsp;available&nbsp;on&nbsp;the&nbsp;website&nbsp;Last&nbsp;week&nbsp;of&nbsp;May&nbsp;.</p>

Is APICET result based on ranking or percentile ? <p>The&nbsp;result&nbsp;is&nbsp;based&nbsp;on&nbsp;ranking.&nbsp;</p>

I qualified in APICET. What should I do now ? <p>The candidates have to keep watching their local news papers for possible Admission Notifications released by the University. Students needs to have to apply to individual universities to appear for Counselling Session where they can choose their desired college and get admission.</p>

I live outside Andhra Pradesh. Can I write the examination ? <p>Candidates outside Andhra Pradesh can also write ICET Examination provided they satisfy the Eligibility Rules .</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Will there be any negative marking ? <p>No,there&nbsp;is&nbsp;no&nbsp;negative&nbsp;marking&nbsp;.</p>

What is maximum Age Eligibility Criteria ? <p>There&nbsp;is&nbsp;no&nbsp;upper&nbsp;or&nbsp;lower&nbsp;age&nbsp;limit.</p>

 What is the examination pattern of APICET ? <p>The&nbsp;test&nbsp;consists&nbsp;of&nbsp;<strong>200</strong>&nbsp;questions&nbsp;of&nbsp;one&nbsp;mark&nbsp;each&nbsp;in&nbsp;the&nbsp;following&nbsp;topics.</p> <table style="width:562px"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:267px"> <p><strong>Subject</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:138px"> <p><strong>No.&nbsp;of&nbsp;Questions</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:157px"> <p><strong>Duration&nbsp;of&nbsp;The&nbsp;Test&nbsp;</strong></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td rowspan="2" style="width:267px"> <p><strong>Section-A:&nbsp;Analytical&nbsp;Ability</strong></p> <p>(i)&nbsp;Data&nbsp;Sufficiency</p> <p>(ii)&nbsp;Problem&nbsp;Solving</p> </td> <td style="width:138px"> <p>20</p> </td> <td rowspan="10" style="width:157px"> <p>150&nbsp;Minutes</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:138px"> <p>55</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:267px"> <p><strong>Section-B:&nbsp;Mathematical&nbsp;Ability</strong></p> <p>(i)&nbsp;Arithmetical&nbsp;Ability</p> </td> <td style="width:138px"> <p>35</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:267px"> <p>(ii)&nbsp;Algebraical&nbsp;and&nbsp;Geometrical&nbsp;Ability</p> </td> <td style="width:138px"> <p>30</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:267px"> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>(iii)&nbsp;Statistical&nbsp;Ability</p> </td> <td style="width:138px"> <p>10</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:267px"> <p><strong>Section-C:&nbsp;Communication&nbsp;Ability</strong></p> <p>(i)&nbsp;Vocabulary</p> </td> <td style="width:138px"> <p>10</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:267px"> <p>(ii)&nbsp;Business&nbsp;and&nbsp;Computer&nbsp;Terminology</p> </td> <td style="width:138px"> <p>10</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:267px"> <p>(iii)&nbsp;Functional&nbsp;Grammar</p> </td> <td style="width:138px"> <p>15</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:267px"> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>(iv)&nbsp;Reading&nbsp;Comprehension</p> </td> <td style="width:138px"> <p>15</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:267px"> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Total</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:138px"> <p><strong>200</strong></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table>

How many seats will be there for MCA/MBA ? <p>The number of seats in Colleges and Universities depends on the University. A detailed notification will be released by individual colleges few days after the release of ICET Examination Results.</p>

I haven’t found the answer to my question in the FAQ’s, what should I do ? <p>You are advised to go through ALL details thoroughly on the official APICET&nbsp; website http://www.apicet.net.in. Still if you do not find an answer to your question contact the APICET office. You can also send an e-mail to the Convener.apicet2016@gmail.com or contact at Phone :&nbsp; 0891 - 2579797.</p>

I qualified in APICET. Will I get a seat ? <p>No. A Mere qualifying of ICET Examination does not guarantee a seat in any University / College. The Candidate may have to submit an application form and meet the requirements of the University to get admission. This Admission Notification will be released by individual universities few days after the release of APICET Results .</p>

Is Andhra University NAAC accredited ? <p>The National Assessment and Accreditation Committee (NAAC) has awarded Andhra University an A-Grade with 3.6 score. AU stands second after Jadavpur University amongst state universities and fourth among all universities in the country with JNU and HCU leading the pack.<br /> This is the third consecutive time that AU has received -Grade. On the whole, seven criteria were taken into consideration for the grading. However, it must be pointed out that AU&#39;s score did slip a notch in terms of points as it had previously scored 3.65 out of 4.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

Which Universities and Colleges offer MCA/MBA Course ? <p><strong>APICET&nbsp;Examination&nbsp;is&nbsp;the&nbsp;qualifying&nbsp;exam&nbsp;for&nbsp;admissions&nbsp;to&nbsp;MCA/MBA&nbsp;programs&nbsp;of&nbsp;the&nbsp;following&nbsp;Universities</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>1.&nbsp;Andhra&nbsp;University</p> <p>2.&nbsp;Dr.&nbsp;B&nbsp;R&nbsp;Ambedkar&nbsp;Open&nbsp;University</p> <p>3.&nbsp;JNT&nbsp;University</p> <p>4.&nbsp;Kakatiya&nbsp;University</p> <p>5.&nbsp;Nagarjuna&nbsp;University&nbsp;(Including&nbsp;Center&nbsp;for&nbsp;Distance&nbsp;Education)</p> <p>6.&nbsp;Osmania&nbsp;University</p> <p>7.&nbsp;SK&nbsp;University</p> <p>8.&nbsp;SV&nbsp;University</p> <p>9.&nbsp;Sri&nbsp;Padmavathi&nbsp;Mahila&nbsp;Viswavidyalayam,&nbsp;Tirupati</p> <p>10.&nbsp;NIT&nbsp;Warangal&nbsp;(for&nbsp;MCA&nbsp;Only)&nbsp;</p>

Do I have to put application to Colleges ? <p>Yes.&nbsp;Some&nbsp;Colleges&nbsp;needs&nbsp;a&nbsp;seperate&nbsp;application&nbsp;to&nbsp;be&nbsp;filled&nbsp;after&nbsp;the&nbsp;Counselling&nbsp;session&nbsp;at&nbsp;the&nbsp;University.&nbsp;</p>

I have registered for the APICET as I am eligible, can I transfer the already paid Registration Fee to my friend ? <p>No,&nbsp;the&nbsp;Registration&nbsp;Fee&nbsp;cannot&nbsp;be&nbsp;TRANSFERED.</p>

What if I don’t have an Email-id ? <p>Email-id is not a mandatory detail but desirable as you might be intimated&nbsp; important information about APICET from time to time to the given e-mail id.</p>

If I arrive to the APICET Examination Hall late by 1 minute, will I be allowed to take the exam ? <p>The candidate aspiring for APICET examination will NOT BE ALLOWED into the examination hall if he/she is late by 1 minute. Hence, there is no scope for taking the exam. In view of the unwanted situations in the past, the candidates are advised to reach the Test Centre well in advance keeping in view the time required for traveling and traffic conditions.</p>

I have pressed the Back/Refresh / ANY button during the Registration Fee Payment through Debit / Credit Card, will that speed up my payment process ? <p>It is strictly suggested to avoid the operation of Back / Refresh / ANY other buttons during the Registration Fee Payment through Debit/Credit Card, this will not only hamper the whole process but the application submission will be incomplete. Hence, you are advised to have patience during the Online Payment through Bank.</p>

With the help of the AP Online acquired Transaction Id. I have started filling the Online Application Form. Unfortunately, I did not complete the process by clicking the “SUBMIT” button and the “Filled In Online Application Form” was not generated. Can I use the same Transaction Id. again and restart the filling of the Online Application Form ? <p>Yes,&nbsp;candidate&nbsp;can&nbsp;use&nbsp;the&nbsp;same&nbsp;Transaction&nbsp;Id.&nbsp;as&nbsp;long&nbsp;as&nbsp;you&nbsp;do&nbsp;not&nbsp;press&nbsp;the&nbsp;&ldquo;Submit&nbsp;Application&rdquo;&nbsp;button&nbsp;in&nbsp;Online&nbsp;Application&nbsp;Form.</p>

What if I don’t have a Mobile number ? <p>Mobile number is a mandatory detail as your Transaction Id., Payment confirmation or any other future correspondence is through the correct Mobile number you enter. Hence, if you don&rsquo;t have a Mobile number enter the mobile number of your Parents/ Guardian.</p>

If I misplace my copy of the “Filled In Online Application Form”, how to get another copy of it ? <p>You&nbsp;can&nbsp;take&nbsp;a&nbsp;fresh&nbsp;printout&nbsp;of&nbsp;the&nbsp;&ldquo;Filled&nbsp;In&nbsp;Online&nbsp;Application&nbsp;Form&rdquo;&nbsp;from&nbsp;the&nbsp;website&nbsp;www.apicet.net.in&nbsp;by&nbsp;giving&nbsp;suitable&nbsp;details.</p>

I did some mistake in filling the details in Online Application, then how to change ? <p>The candidates are highly expected to be extra careful while filling the ONLINE application form. However, some of the fields (excluding Regional Test Centre) in the Filled In Online Application Form can be edited if the candidate write a request letter with relevant proofs addressing CONVENER, APICET or send an e-mail to Convener.apicet@gmail.com, office.apicet@gmail.com</p>

Do I need to post my application and attachments ? <p>No,&nbsp;Not&nbsp;Necessary.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

After completing the ONLINE application process and generating printable Application form, will I be able to login again to change my application data ? <p>NO, after submission of the ONLINE application form, a &ldquo;Filled In Application Form&rdquo; is generated. The candidate should take a print of the application form and hence, cannot modify the data. Therefore, the candidates are highly expected to be extra careful while filling the ONLINE application form. However, some of the fields (excluding Regional Test Centre) in the Filled In Online Application Form can be edited if the candidate write a request letter with relevant proofs addressing CONVENER, APICET or send an e-mail to&nbsp; Convener.apicet@gmail.com, office.apice@gmail.com</p>

I have missed to take a print of my ONLINE application at the end of my application process. How will I get access to it ? <p>You can take a copy by typing the appropriate details take a printout from the www.apicet.net.in by clicking &ldquo;Print Your Filled In Application Form&rdquo;.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

I have paid the Registration Fee, but I do not wish to take the APICET exam due to unavoidable reasons. Is the Registration Fee Refundable? <p>No,&nbsp;the&nbsp;Registration&nbsp;Fee&nbsp;is&nbsp;NOT&nbsp;REFUNDABLE.</p>

Can I exchange the Transaction Id. with my friend ? <p>No,&nbsp;the&nbsp;Transaction&nbsp;Id.&nbsp;is&nbsp;not&nbsp;TRANSFERABLE.</p>

If I choose the Payment Gateway option, how do I submit the ONLINE Application form ? <p>Before selecting the Debit / Credit card payment mode for Registration fee, the candidate has to be ready with the required mandatory details. After payment, the ONLINE Application form will appear. Fill in all the mandatory details, read the declaration and SUBMIT</p>

Should I upload any certificates ? <p>No,&nbsp;you&nbsp;do&nbsp;not&nbsp;have&nbsp;to&nbsp;upload&nbsp;any&nbsp;certificates.</p>

Should I upload my photograph and signature ? <p>You need to upload the Photo (file size less than 30KB and JPG file format) and Signature (File Size less than 15KB and JPG file format) as and when prompted by the system during the online application form filling process.</p>

How much is the Registration fee for APICET examination ? <ul> <li>Last date for submission of online applications without late fee of Rs.350/-</li> <li>Last date for submission of online applications with late fee of Rs. 500/- +Registration fee</li> <li>Last date for submission of online applications with late fee of Rs.2000/- +Registration&nbsp; fee</li> <li>Last date for submission of online applications with late fee of Rs.5000/-+Registration&nbsp; fee</li> <li>Last date for receipt of applications with late fee of Rs.10,000/- +Registration&nbsp; fee</li> </ul>

How do I know that my application has been received and accepted after filling in the online application form ? <p>On successful submission of the online application form, you will immediately receive an SMS on your mobile phone with the Registration number. Further, your &ldquo;Filled in Online Application form&rdquo; containing all the details uploaded from database and typed by you along with Registration number and Barcode will be displayed instantly.</p>

What are the various modes of payment of Registration fees ? <p>There are two modes of payment. The first mode is through AP Online and the other mode is through Debit Card / Credit Card. The locations of AP Online Centers are given in the APICET website.</p>

What should I do with the “Filled in Application Form”? <p>The candidate has to take a print of the &ldquo;Filled In Application Form&rdquo;, keep a copy of this form and preserve it carefully. Use the Registration number printed in the &ldquo;Filled In Application Form&rdquo; for all future correspondence.</p>

What are the mandatory details for filling in the Online Application Form? <p>Before&nbsp;filling&nbsp;the&nbsp;Online&nbsp;Application&nbsp;Form,&nbsp;keep&nbsp;ready&nbsp;with&nbsp;the&nbsp;following&nbsp;details&nbsp;to&nbsp;fill&nbsp;in&nbsp;the&nbsp;appropriate&nbsp;fields.</p> <table style="width:558px"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:53px"> <p><strong>S.No.</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:348px"> <p><strong>DETAILS&nbsp;REQUIRED</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:157px"> <p><strong>DOCUMENTS&nbsp;TO&nbsp;BE&nbsp;REFFERRED</strong></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:53px"> <p>1.</p> </td> <td style="width:348px"> <p>APOnline&nbsp;Transaction&nbsp;Id.&nbsp;(if&nbsp;payment&nbsp;is&nbsp;being&nbsp;made&nbsp;through&nbsp;AP&nbsp;Online&nbsp;)<br /> Credit&nbsp;or&nbsp;Debit&nbsp;card&nbsp;details&nbsp;(If&nbsp;payment&nbsp;is&nbsp;being&nbsp;made&nbsp;through&nbsp;Credit&nbsp;card&nbsp;/&nbsp;Debit&nbsp;card)</p> </td> <td style="width:157px"> <p>Receipt&nbsp;from&nbsp;AP&nbsp;Online&nbsp;Center<br /> <br /> <br /> Credit&nbsp;Card/Debit&nbsp;Card</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:53px"> <p>2.</p> </td> <td style="width:348px"> <p>Candidate&rsquo;s&nbsp;Name</p> </td> <td style="width:157px"> <p>SSC&nbsp;or&nbsp;Equivalent&nbsp;Certificate</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:53px"> <p>3.</p> </td> <td style="width:348px"> <p>Father&#39;s&nbsp;Name</p> </td> <td style="width:157px"> <p>SSC&nbsp;or&nbsp;Equivalent&nbsp;Certificate</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:53px"> <p>4.</p> </td> <td style="width:348px"> <p>Date&nbsp;of&nbsp;Birth</p> </td> <td style="width:157px"> <p>Birth&nbsp;Certificate&nbsp;/&nbsp;SSC&nbsp;or&nbsp;Equivalent&nbsp;Certificate</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:53px"> <p>5.</p> </td> <td style="width:348px"> <p>Hall&nbsp;Ticket&nbsp;Number&nbsp;of&nbsp;SSC&nbsp;or&nbsp;Equivalent&nbsp;Examination&nbsp;Certificate</p> </td> <td style="width:157px"> <p>SSC&nbsp;or&nbsp;Equivalent&nbsp;Certificate</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:53px"> <p>6.</p> </td> <td style="width:348px"> <p>Identification&nbsp;Marks</p> </td> <td style="width:157px"> <p>SSC&nbsp;or&nbsp;Equivalent&nbsp;Certificate</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:53px"> <p>7.</p> </td> <td style="width:348px"> <p>Qualifying&nbsp;&nbsp;Examination</p> </td> <td style="width:157px"> <p>Degree&nbsp;or&nbsp;Equivalent&nbsp;Certificate&nbsp;or&nbsp;Degree&nbsp;Exam&nbsp;Hall&nbsp;Ticket</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:53px"> <p>8.</p> </td> <td style="width:348px"> <p>Category(SC,ST,BC,etc.)</p> </td> <td style="width:157px"> <p>The&nbsp;Caste&nbsp;Certificate&nbsp;issued&nbsp;by&nbsp;the&nbsp;MRO/Competent&nbsp;Authority</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:53px"> <p>9.</p> </td> <td style="width:348px"> <p>Local&nbsp;Status&nbsp;(AU/SVU/Non-Local)</p> </td> <td style="width:157px"> <p>The&nbsp;Local&nbsp;Candidate&nbsp;Certificate&nbsp;Issued&nbsp;by&nbsp;MRO&nbsp;of&nbsp;Competent&nbsp;Authority</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:53px"> <p>10.</p> </td> <td style="width:348px"> <p>Minority</p> </td> <td style="width:157px"> <p>Certificate&nbsp;issued&nbsp;by&nbsp;the&nbsp;MRO/Competent&nbsp;Authority</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:53px"> <p>11.</p> </td> <td style="width:348px"> <p>Special&nbsp;Category(NCC,PH,Sports,CAP,etc.,)</p> </td> <td style="width:157px"> <p>The&nbsp;Certificate&nbsp;issued&nbsp;by&nbsp;Competent&nbsp;Authority</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:53px"> <p>12.</p> </td> <td style="width:348px"> <p>Income&nbsp;of&nbsp;Parents.</p> </td> <td style="width:157px"> <p>The&nbsp;Income&nbsp;certificate&nbsp;issued&nbsp;by&nbsp;MRO/&nbsp;Competent&nbsp;Authority.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:53px"> <p>13.</p> </td> <td style="width:348px"> <p>Address&nbsp;for&nbsp;Correspondence.</p> </td> <td style="width:157px"> <p>Detailed&nbsp;postal&nbsp;address&nbsp;and&nbsp;E-mail</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:53px"> <p>14.</p> </td> <td style="width:348px"> <p>Aadhaar&nbsp;Card&nbsp;details</p> </td> <td style="width:157px"> <p>Aadhaar&nbsp;Card</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>&nbsp;</p>