Syllabus for AP ICET (MCA/MBA)


Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET) is conducted for admission to MBA and MCA courses in Universities/Colleges of Andhra Pradesh. Syllabus for the test is based on topics of analytical ability, mathematical ability, and communication ability. Topics on data sufficiency and problem solving are asked for the section for analytical ability where as arithmetical ability, trigonometry, and statistical ability are asked for mathematical ability section.

Syllabus for AP ICET (MCA/MBA)

Section- A — Analytical Ability

Data Sufficiency

The section comprises of 75 questions for 75 marks. The first section is data sufficiency that consists of 20 questions for 20 marks. In these types of questions, there will be two statements followed by two options. If option-I or option II alone is sufficient to answer the question, then that choice is the right answer. Sometimes both the options are necessary to answer a question or neither statement is sufficient.

Problem Solving

There are 55 questions in this section. Questions are asked from the following topics.

Sequences and Series — 25 questions – 25 marks

  • Completion of blank spaces following the pattern of a:b::c:d relationship
  • Missing number in a sequence or a series
  • Analogies of numbers/alphabets
  • Odd thing out

Data Analysis — 10 questions -10 marks

  • Bar diagram
  • Graph
  • Pie Chart
  • Table
  • Venn diagram

Coding and Decoding –10 questions – 10 marks

In coding and decoding model of questions, a code pattern will be given. Based on the code pattern, candidates should code or decode a given word or a group of letters.

Date, Time and Arrangement Problems — 10 questions – 10 marks

  • Arrivals and departures
  • Blood-relationships
  • Calendar problems
  • Clock problems
  • Interpretation
  • Seating arrangements
  • Symbol and notation

Section-B — Mathematical Ability

In this section, there will be 75 questions for 75 marks. Questions are asked from the following sections.

Arithmetical Ability — 35 questions – 35 marks

  • Areas and volumes
  • L.C.M and G.C.D
  • Laws of indices
  • Mensuration
  • Modular arithmetic
  • Numbers and divisibility
  • Ordering
  • Partnership
  • Percentages
  • Pipes and cisterns
  • Profit and loss
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Rational numbers
  • Surds
  • Time, distance and work

Algebraical and Geometrical Ability — 30 questions – 30 marks

  • Converse and inverse
  • Relations and functions
  • Statements
  • Tautologies
  • Truth tables
  • Sets
  • Trigonometry
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Circles
  • Coordinate geometry
  • Linear equations and expressions
  • Matrices
  • Plane geometry lines
  • Polynomials
  • Progressions
  • Quadrilaterals
  • Notion of a limit and derivative
  • Remainder theorem and consequences
  • Triangles
  • Trigonometric identities
  • Trigonometric ratios
  • Trigonometric ratios of standard angles

Statistical Ability–10 questions – 10 marks

  • Frequency distributions
  • Correlation
  • Mean
  • Mode
  • Probability
  • Median
  • Standard Deviations

Section C – Communication Ability – 50 questions – 50 marks

  • Section C is based on the following topics.
  • Business and Computer Terminology
  • Functional Grammar
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary

Exam preparation can be made of the basis of syllabus. Text books, e-books, and previous year question papers can be used for studies.



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