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Telangana TS ICET 2018 – eligibility, application, dates

TSICET 2018 for MBA and MCA Admissions

TS ICET 2018 - Kakatiya University, Warangal invites application for appearing at the Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test (TSICET-2018) for admission into MBA and MCA Courses (full time/part-time/evening/distance mode) offered by the following Universities in the State of Telangana including their affiliated colleges for the academic year 2018-19



This Postgraduate Level Entrance Exam is conducted by the Kakatiya University, Warangal on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad


Important Dates

Date of Commencement of Submission of Online Applications:     03rd March 2017

Last Date for Submission of Online Applications:
Without Late Fee (Only Registration Fee):                                  30th April 2018
With a Late Fee of Rs.500 + Registration Fee:                             5th May 2018
With a Late Fee of Rs.2000 + Registration Fee:                           10th May 2018
With a Late Fee of Rs.5000 + Registration Fee:                           14th May 2018
With a Late Fee of Rs 10,000 + Registration Fee:                        19th May 2018

Date TSICET-2018:                                                                         23rd & 24th May 2018

Announcement of Preliminary Key:                                           27th May 2018

Last Date for Submission of Objections on Preliminary Key:           4th June 2018
Announcement of Final Key and Test Entrance Results:                   6th June 2018


Eligibility Criteria

  • 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 up to date
  • The candidates other than Indian Nationals should satisfy the rules of the Universities concerned.
  • The candidates seeking admission:
    • For MBA: Candidates should have passed recognized Bachelors Degree examination of minimum three years duration with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of reserved categories) in the qualifying examination
    • For MCA: Candidates should have passed recognized Bachelors Degree examination of minimum three years duration with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of reserved categories) in the qualifying examination with Mathematics at 10+2 level
  • The qualifying Degree obtained by distance mode program should have recognition by joint committee of UGC, AICTE and DEC
  • The candidates who are appearing for the final year degree examination shall also be eligible to appear for TSICET-2018
  • Admission into any college depends on its Recognition/Affiliation by the Statutory Bodies Qualifying marks in TSICET-2018 is 25% and no minimum marks are prescribed for SC/ST candidates
  • Mere qualification in the entrance test does not entitle a candidate to have been admitted into MBA/MCA course unless the candidate:
  • Appears for Counseling at the notified Centers
  • Applies in response to the admission notification issued by the authority concerned (for part-time/evening/distance mode)
  • Satisfies all the eligibility conditions of admission stipulated by the authority concerned

Selection Process

  • Candidate’s selection is based on the performance in the TSICET-2018


Also See : Common Entrance Test


Exam Pattern for TSICET 2018

The test consists of 200 questions of one mark each in the following topics

  • Section-A: Analytical Ability: (i) Data Sufficiency (20 questions); (ii) Problem Solving (55 questions)
  • Section-B: Analytical Ability: (i) Arithmetical Ability (35 questions) (ii) Algebraical & Geometrical Ability (30 qeustions), (iii) Statistical Ability (10 questions)
  • Section-C: Analytical Ability: (i) Vocabulary (10 questions) (ii) Business & Computer Technology (10 qeustions), (iii) Functional Grammer (15 questions) & (iv) Reading Comprehension (15 questions)

Total Marks: 200

  • The test is designed to measure the candidate's ability to think systematically, to use the verbal and mathematical skills and to assess his/her aptitude for admission into MBA /MCA program
  •  Rank obtained in TSICET-2018 is valid for admission into MBA/MCA Course (Full Time/Part Time/Evening/ Distance Mode) of all universities in Telangana State for the academic year 2018-19 only

Medium of Test

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

Regional Test Centers

  • The TSICET-2018 Exam will be held at the following 16 Regional Test Centers in Telangana State: Adilabad, Khammam, Mancherial, Siddipet, Hyderabad, Kodad, Nalgonda, Vikarabad, Jagityal, Kothagudem, Nizamabad, Wanaparthy, Karimnagar, Mahabubnagar, Sangareddy and Warangal



  • Candidates can apply online only
  • Eligible candidates who wish to apply for TSICET-2018 may submit their applications through online mode only from 06th March 2018 to 30th April 2018 (without late fee)
  • Online Registration Fee for Entrance Test: Rs.450/- for SC/ST Candidates (Inclusive of Registration Fee and Test Fee): Rs.650/- for Other Candidates
  • The Registration fee may be paid at TS Online / A.P. Online / MEE Seva /e-Seva centers in Telangana State and A.P. / through Payment Gateway (Credit card / Debit card)

For detailed information about instructions to candidates, syllabus and pattern of test, and Regional Centers etc., visit: https://icet.tsche.ac.in, www.kakatiya.ac.in, or www.tsche.ac.in.



University College of Commerce & Bussiness Management, Kakatiya University, Vidyaranyapuri, Warangal-506009 (Telangana State), Ph. 0870-2438088, Email tsicet2017convener@gmail.com, Website www.tsicet.org