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AP ICET 2020 - Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test

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Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati invites applications for the Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET) for admission to MBA/MCA Course and lateral entry admission to MCA Course. Candidates can submit their applications online. Interested candidates can check details of AP ICET 2020, like application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern and more from this page below.


AP ICET 2020

Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET-2020) is conducted by Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati on behalf of A.P. State Council of Higher Education for admission into First year of Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Applications (MCA) and Lateral entry into Second year of Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programmes in University colleges and their affiliated colleges for the academic year 2020-21.


Course offered


Master of Business Administration (MBA)


Master of Computer Applications (MCA)


Lateral entry into Second year of Master of Computer Applications (MCA)


AP ICET 2020 Important Dates

Notification of AP ICET – 2020

29th February 2020

Commencement of Submission of Online application forms

03rd March 2020

Last date for submission of online applications without late fee Rs.550/-

02nd April 2020

Last date for submission of online applications with late fee of Rs.2000/-(+ Rs.550/- Registration Fee)

12th April 2020

Last date for submission of online applications with late fee of  Rs.5000/-(+ Rs.550/- Registration Fee)

20th April 2020

Last date for submission of online applications with late fee of Rs. 10,000/-(+ Rs.550/- Registration Fee).

25th April 2020

Correction of online application data already submitted by the candidate

04th to 09th April 2020

Downloading of Hall-tickets from the website

21st April 2020

Date of AP ICET–2020 Examination

27th April 2020

Time of Examination

10:00 AM to12:30 PM & 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM in two sessions

Declaration of Preliminary Key

27th April 2020

Last Date for receiving of objections on Preliminary Key

30th April 2020

Declaration of Results

07th May 2020


Eligibility Criteria for AP ICET 2020

The candidates should be Indian Nationals and should satisfy local/non-local status requirements laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulations of Admission) Order, 1974 as amended.

The candidates shall satisfy the rules of the concerned universities where they take admission.

The candidates have to fulfil the following criteria-

should have studied and passed a 3 year Degree course in any faculty conducted by the Universities or its equivalent Degree Examination in 10 + 2 + 3 pattern as recognized by U.G.C (University Grants Commission).


Degree of 3 years duration from any recognized University or its equivalent.


Degree of 3 years duration with “Mathematics” as one of the subject at Intermediate or Degree level.

MCA-2nd year direct (lateral entry)-

BCA or Degree holders in IT/CS with Mathematics at 10+2 or Degree level.


Candidate who passed all the subjects of the three years of any Degree course in one sitting is not eligible for admission into MBA or MCA Course.

Candidates with aggregate marks of 50% (45% in case of reserved categories - SC,ST and BC) are alone are eligible to take admission through APICET.


AP ICET 2020 Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam

Online Mode

Medium of Test

English only for Section-C and English & Telugu for Section-A & Section-B of the question paper

Type of Questions

MCQ type

Test Duration

150 minutes



Number of Questions

200 questions

Number of Marks

200 Marks

Marking Scheme

+1 mark for the correct answers. There is no negative marking.


Distribution of Question and Marks

Section-A - Analytical Ability

Number of Questions


Data Sufficiency



Problem Solving


Section-B - Mathematical Ability


Arithmetical Ability 35



Algebraical and Geometrical Ability



Statistical Ability


Section-C - Communication Ability





Business and Computer Terminology



Functional Grammar



Reading Comprehension 15






Exam Centre



East Godavari






Sripottisriramulu Nellore




West Godavari

YSR Kadapa



AP ICET 2020 Hall Tickets

Applicants should download hall tickets from the website https://sche.ap.gov.in/icet only.

The appearance at AP ICET – 2020 does not entitle any candidate to be considered for entry into the course automatically.

The rank obtained with the benefit of relaxation of minimum qualifying marks at the AP ICET-2020 by any candidate, claiming to belong to SC/ST category, will be cancelled in case the claim is found to be invalid later or at any point of time.


AP ICET 2020 Application Form

Eligible candidates can apply online application only through official website https://sche.ap.gov.in/icet

The candidates who satisfy eligibility criteria stated above can apply for APICET-2020.

Steps to Follow:

Step-1: Fee Payment

Candidates can make Online Fee Payment through this option.

Step-2: Know your Payment status

Candidate can check Success/Failure status of Fee Payment

Step-3: Fill Application:

After fee payment either by cash at AP Online Center or by money transfer by Debit/Credit/Net Banking modes, candidate should fill in the Application through this option.

Step-4: Print Application Form

After application form submission, the candidate can print the submitted form.


Application Fee

Application without late fee (till 02nd April 2020)


Applications with late fee (till 12th April 2020)

Rs. 2000/-(+ Rs.550/- Registration Fee).

Applications with late fee (till 20th April 2020)

Rs. 5000/-(+ Rs.550/- Registration Fee).

Applications with late fee (till 25th April 2020)

Rs. 10,000/-(+ Rs.550/- Registration Fee).

Mode of Payment

Through Online Debit Card / Credit Card/ Net Banking


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For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website


Also See :

AP-ICET 2020 Important Dates

AP ICET 2020 Exam Pattern

AP-ICET 2020 Eligibility Criteria