Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET)
Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET) is conducted for Admission into M.B.A. and M.C.A. Courses of all Universities in Andhra Pradesh and their associated Colleges for the academic year 2011. Normally the chance of conducting ICET Examination will be given on a rotation basis by the Andhra Pradesh Government.
ICET 2012 Eligibility Criteria
To apply for MBAan applicant must have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent qualification not less than three years duration from any recognized university with Maths at SSC level. Those in the final year of their graduation can also eligible to apply.
To apply for MCAan applicant should have a bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration in any discipline with Maths at +2 level or Graduation level from any recognized university. Those in the final year of their graduation can also apply.
The candidates should be Indian citizen and should satisfy local/non-local status requirements laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulations of Admission) order, 1974 as amended upto date (As per G.O. Ms No : 108, Higher Education Dept., dated 30-7-2005).
Qualifying marks in ICET-2010 is 25% and no minimum marks prescribed for SC/ST candidates.
ICET 2012 Application Procedure
Application form for the entrance test together with instructions brochure can be obtained in person on payment of Rs.250/- in cash at:
- all the Head Post Offices in A.P. ,
- all the Post Offices located on the University campuses, and
- the e-seva centers in Andhra Pradesh.
Duly filled application forms (placed in the envelope supplied) along with relevant documents should be reach the below address by paying postal charges through the Head Post Office on or before the last date up to 5.00 pm.
Andhra University College of Engineering,
Visakhapatnam - 530 003 (A.P.) India
The application forms may also be submitted on or before in the form of DD drawn on any Nationalized Bank in favour of “The Secretary, APSCHE”, payable at Hyderabad.
In complete application forms and application forms received after the specified date and time will summarily be rejected.
ICET 2012 Calendar of Events
Commencement of sale of Application Forms
Mid of Feb 2012
Last date for the sale & receipt of Application Forms Without Late Fee
Mid of March 2012
Last date for the sale & receipt of Application Forms With a Late fee of Rs.500 through DD
First Week of April 2012
Last date for the sale & receipt of Application Forms With a Late fee of Rs. 2000 through DD
Second week of April 2012
Date of ICET-2012
Mid of May 2012
ICET 2012 Examination Pattern
The ICET Test is objective type containing multiple choices. Questions related to reasoning, arithmetical ability and verbal ability are included in the exam. Test duration is for 2 ½ hours (150 minutes). The candidates need to choose only one right answer. Multiple answers will be rejected. The questions are divided into different sections. Separate marks are fixed for each section. The test consists of 200 questions of one mark each in the following topics. The questions divided in three sections:
Section-A: Analytical Ability
(i) Data Sufficiency-20 questions
(ii) Problem Solving-55 questions
Section-B: Mathematical Ability
(i) Arithmetic Ability-35 questions
(ii) Statistical Ability-10 questions
(iii) Algebrical and Geometrical Ability-30 questions
Section-C: Communication Ability
(i) Vocabulary-10 questions
(ii) Business and Computer Technology-10 questions
(iii) Reading Comprehension-15 questions
(iv) Function Grammar-15 questions
ICET 2012 Fees Structure
Application form for ICET along with instructions booklet can be obtained in person on payment of Rs. 250/- in cash at:
- E-seva centers in Andhra Pradesh.
- Head Post Offices in A.P., Post offices located on the University Campuses.
ICET 2012 Syllabus
Section - A : Analytical Ability : 75Q (75Marks)
1. Data Sufficiency : 20 Q (20 Marks)
A question is given followed by data in the form of two statements labelled as I and II. If the data given in I alone is sufficient to answer the question then choice (1) is the correct answer. If the data given in II alone is sufficient to answer the question the choice (2) is the correct answer. If both I and II put together are sufficient to answer the question but neither statement alone is sufficient, then choice (3) is the correct answer. If both I and II put together are not sufficient to answer the question and additional data is needed, then choice (4) is the correct answer.
2. Problem Solving 55Q (55M)
a) Sequences and Series 25Q (25M) - Analogies of numbers and alphabets, completion of blank spaces following the pattern in a:b::c:d relationship; odd thing out: missing number in a sequence or a series.
b) Data Analysis 10Q (10M) - The data given in a Table, Graph, Bar diagram, Pie Chart, Venn Diagram or a passage is to be analysed and the questions pertaining to the data are to be answered.
c) Coding and Decoding Problems 10Q (10M) - A code pattern of English Alphabet is given. A given word or a group of letters are to be coded or decoded based on the given code or codes.
d) Date, Time & Arrangement Problems 10Q (10M) - Calendar problems, Clock Problems, blood relationships, arrivals, departures and schedules: seating arrangements, symbol and notation interpretation.
Section-B : Mathematical Ability : 75Q (75M)
I. Arithmetical Ability : 35Q (35M)
Laws of indices, ratio and proportion; surds; numbers and divisibility, I.c.m. and g.c.d; Rational numbers.; Ordering.; Percentages; profit and loss; partnerships, pipes and cisterns, time, distance and work problems, areas, and volumes, mensuration, Modular Arithmetical.
II. Algebrical and Geometrical Ability 30Q (30M)
Statements, Truth tables, implication, converse and inverse, Tautologies-Sets, Relations and functions; applications. Equation of a line in different forms.
Trigonometry - Trigonometric ratios, Trigonometric ratios of standard angles (00, 300, 450, 600, 900, 1800): Trigonometric identities: simple problems on heights and distances Polynomials; Remainder theorem and consequences; Linear equations and expressions; Progressions, Binomal Theorem, Matrices, Notion of a limit and derivative Plane geometry-lines, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Circles, Coordinate geometry-distance between points.
III. Statistical Ability : 10Q (10M)
Frequency distributions, Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviations, Correlation, Simple Problems on Probability
Section-C : Communication Ability : 50Q (50M)
Objectives of the Test
Candidates will be assessed on their ability to
1. Identify vocabulary used in the day-to-day communication
2. Understand the functional use of grammar in day-to-day communication as well as in the business contexts.
3. Identify the basic terminology and concepts in computer and business contexts (letters, reports, memoranda, agenda, minutes etc.)
4. Understand written text and drawing inferences
Part 1: Vocabulary 10Q (10M)
Part 2: Business and computer terminology 10Q (10M)
Part 3: Functional Grammar 15Q (15M)
Part 4: Reading Comprehension (3 Passages) 15Q (15M)
List of ICET Institutes
Acharya Nagarjuna University
Adikavi Nannaya University
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University
Sri Krishnadevaraya University
Sri Padmavathi Mahila Vishwa Vidyalayam
Sri Venkaiteswara (S.V) University
Yogi Vemana University
ICET Contact Details
The Convener, ICET-2010,
Andhra University College of Engineering,
Visakhapatnam – 530 003
Andhra Pradesh, India
Phone: 040-27682358, 64538254