Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET) 2012


Integrated Common Entrance Test, ICET, is one of the well known MCA entrance test in India conducted by the Andhra University. The exam is conducted for the admission process for the full or part time or the Distant and evening mode of MBA and MCA courses. In Andhra Pradesh many universities/institutes are considering the ICET score for the admission process.

Structure of ICET Exam

The ICET is a multiple choice objective type test with 200 questions. It is divided into three sections and the students should cover the paper with in 150 minutes. The areas of the question are

  • Analytical Ability: 75 questions
  • Mathematical Ability: 75 questions
  • Communication Ability: 50 questions


Analytical Ability:

  • Coding and Decoding Problems
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Date, Time & Arrangement Problems
  • Problem Solving
  • Sequences and Series

Mathematical Ability

  • Algebra
  • Arithmetical Ability
  • Geometrical Ability
  • Statistical Ability

Communication Ability:

  • Grammar
  • Terminology and Concepts In Computer
  • Vocabulary
  • Reading Comprehension

Eligibility Criteria


The minimum qualification is the three year graduation in any discipline from the recognized university with mathematics at the higher secondary level. The candidates with Mathematics as a paper in Graduation are also eligible to apply for the Exam. The last year graduate students are also eligible to apply for the exam.


The candidates looking for admission in the MBA course should pass the three year Bachelors course in any of the discipline form a accepted university.

The candidates should be Indian nationals and for the foreign nationals, they should meet the requirements as per the Government rules to take the exam.

How to Apply?

The aspirants can apply either through offline or online. One can get the form through post by sending a request form along with the demand draft of Rs.250/-. The draft should take in support of “The Secretary, APSCHE” and the request form should send to the set address given in the notification. One can also visit the official website of the ICET for downloading the application form. The filled application along with the needed documents with a passport size photo should send to the exam authority before the final date.

How to fill the Form?

Before filing the form one should totally read and understand the guidelines given in the booklet. The form should fill by the candidate personally, since your handwriting is important. The filling should be in block letters as suggested in the prospectus. You should double check whether you complete all the requirements and filled every column. Paste the recent photo wherever necessary and before sending makes sure you are attached every needed document. Any mistake will asking a price of rejecting your application for the exam.

Important Dates

Date of Entrance Examination: last week of May, 2012

Availability of Application Forms: fourth week of February, 2012

Last Date for receipt of completed application forms: fourth week of April, 2012

List of ICET centers

  • Anantapur
  • Bheemavaram
  • Guntur
  • Hyderabad
  • Kadapa
  • Kakinada
  • Karimanagar
  • Khammam
  • Kurnool
  • Mahaboobnagar
  • Nalgonda
  • Nellore
  • Nizamabad
  • Ongole
  • Rajahmundry
  • Srikakulam
  • Tirupati
  • Vijayawada
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Warangal

Contact Address for ICET

  • The Convenor, ICET, Andhra University College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam-530003, Andhra Pradesh
  • Phone: 040-27682358, 64538254
  • Fax: 040-27097221
  • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Web:

Major Colleges Accepting the ICET Score

  • Yogi Vemana University (YVU)
  • Vikrama Simhapuri University (VSU)
  • Telangana University (TU)
  • Sri Padmavati Mahila Viswavidyalayam (Women’s University) (SPMU)
  • Satavahana University (SU)
  • S.V. University (SVU)
  • S.K. University (SKU)
  • Rayalaseema University (RU)
  • Palamur University (PU)
  • Osmania University (OU)
  • Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU)
  • Krishna University (KrU)
  • Kakatiya University (KU)
  • JNT University, Kakinada (JNTU-K)
  • JNT University, Hyderabad (JNTU-H)
  • JNT University, Ananthapur (JNTU-A)
  • Dravidian University (DU)
  • Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University (BRAU)
  • Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU)
  • Andhra University (AU)
  • Adikavi Nannaya University (AKNU)
  • Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU)
  • Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University (ANGRAU)

Reference Books for ICET

  • A Complete Guide For M. C. A. Entrance Exam By  Aggarwal, R S Aggarwal and Deepak
  • Data Interpretation MBA Entrance By Jaiswal
  • Fast Track MBA Entrance Tests Master of Business Administration Solved Papers By Ravi Chopra
  • Mathematics for MBA Entrance Exams By R. S. Aggarwal
  • MBA Entrance Exam Guide By Abul Hashem
  • MBA Entrance Guide 5Th/Ed By Career Launcher
  • MCA entrance examination book of Pune University by J.V. Subramanyam
  • TANCET MCA-Anna University by V.V.K. Subburaj
  • Objective Mathematics for MBA Entrance Exams By Murtuza Gadiwala
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Cat and Other Mba Entrance Examination 3ed By Time
  • Quantitative Aptitude for MBA Entrance Examination By Guha
  • The Pearson Guide to MBA Entrance Examinations By Edgar Thorpe
  • The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for MBA Entrance Examinations By Dinesh Khattar
  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT and Other MBA Entrance Examinations By Time
  • Verbal Ability Guide for Cat and Other MBA Entrance Exams By Pt Education Ltd.

Coaching Centers for ICET

  • Academy of Technology and Management
  • ACE Engineering Academy
  • Axiom Academy
  • Brilliant Tutorials
  • Career Launcher India Ltd.
  • IMS
  • Success Guru
  • Tara Institutes
  • TIME
  • V N Coaching Center

Study Plan

A majority of the MCA or MBA institutes in Andhra Pradesh depends on the ICET score for the admission process. So the exam has its competitive nature. The students should prepare well before taking the exam. You should have a methodical study plan for preparing well and score high in the exam. Start the preparation while during the graduation course itself. You can prepare for the exam through self study with the help of the study material available in the Markey place. For scoring high in the mathematical and analytical part, one should practice well and should do maximum number of questions while preparing. Take the mock test and refer the previous question papers and get a plan for adjusting your time for the test. The coaching center will also help the candidate in preparing for the test.

How and Where To Get the Results?

The result is available in the ICET official site. The students can visit the site after the announcement of the result and by providing the roll number and date of birth they can get the printed format of the scorecard.

Score Validity

The score validity of the ICET is one year. The score is used only at the admission time of present academic year. The score never carried out for the next year.



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8 Responses to “Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET) 2012”

  1. 8

    how to get hall tickets

  2. 7
    k sekhar:

    when was the last date for applying i cet please send me

  3. 6

    when the last date for submit the Icet application form

  4. 5

    where did the ap icet applications will available? what is the last date to submit the application?

  5. 4
    a sai teja:

    7th class paper

  6. 3

    i am in 12 can i give entrance exam
    and also pls tell what is form fee for sc category

  7. 2

    i’a from karnataka…..
    i’ve compleated my degree[bca]
    i want 2 do MBA and for ths I-CET is the best option.
    when should i apply the application form and what is the syllabus

  8. 1
    tejeswara rao:

    i am a final year student of degree [MPCs]
    i want to do MCA after my degree completion,and for ths I-CET is the best option.
    when should i apply the application form and what is the syllabus