Andhra Pradesh - Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET) 2022

Andhra Pradesh - Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET) 2022

Mode of ExamOnline
Level of ExamUniversity Level

Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET) is a state-level MBA and MCA entrance examination conducted for admission to colleges in the state of Andhra Pradesh. AP ICET is conducted by Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati on behalf of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education. The exam is conducted in online mode in 43 cities for admission to over 290 colleges across Andhra Pradesh. The AP ICET question paper comprises 200 questions from Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability and Communication Ability to be solved in 150 minutes.


AP ICET 2022 Exam Highlights



Exam Name

Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET)

Conducting Body

Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupati

Exam Level

State level

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

150 minutes

Exam Syllabus

Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability and Communication Ability

Exam Pattern

200 questions in MCQ format



Exam Fees

Rs 550 for online application

Exam Purpose

Admission into top colleges of Andhra Pradesh for MBA /MCA

Course Offered


No. of Test districts


Exam Helpdesk No.

 Office: 08772248488, Mobile: 9490803157

Exam Website


APICET 2022 Important Dates

Candidates can check the updated AP ICET 2022 exam dates below. The dates has beeen updated as soon as APICET 2022 notification was released.   


AP ICET 2022 Dates

Salient Features

APICET registration 2022 begins


Candidates will be able to fill an online application form by registering on the official website of AP ICET 2022

Last Date of APCET application form 2022 submission without late fee


Candidates have to submit the application form online within the deadline to avoid late fee

Application form submission with late fee (Rs. 2000/-, 3000/- and 5000/- + Registration fee)

25-Jun to 09-Jul-2022

Late fee is paid as a penalty for the late submission of the application form after the deadline. The late fee ranges from Rs 2,000 up to Rs 5,000, depending on the delay in form submission

APICET 2022 Application form correction

11-Jul to 13-Jul-2022

Any errors made while entering data in the form at the time of registration can be edited during this period

APICET 2022 Admit Card download starts

18-Jul-2022 onwards

Candidates can download the admit card from the official website until the exam day

APICET 2022 exam date


Date will be announced by APSCHE. Exam to be held in two sessions:

09:00 AM to 11:30 AM
03:00 PM to 5:30 PM

APICET 2022 Preliminary Answer Key

27-Jul-2022 (6 pm)

First round of answer keys will be released

Last Date for Submitting Objections to Answer Keys

29-Jul-2022 (till 6 pm)

Candidates will be able to file for the objection against one or more answer keys of APICET 2022 

APICET 2022 Result


Final result and answer key will be released on the same date

APICET Counselling 2022 Registration begins 

To be announced

Candidates will be called for the counselling process on the basis of their score in APICET 2022 exam

Last date for registration and verification of documents

To be announced

Registered candidates will be required to verify the documents online.

Web option selection/ Exercising of options

To be announced

Candidates will be able to select the desired district, college type to display the colleges

Change of web options

To be announced

Registered candidates will be able to modify the web options before the due date 

Allotment of Seats

To be announced

Candidates will be allotted seats on the basis of web options 

Self-reporting and reporting at college

To be announced

Candidates who are allotted seats will have to report to their respective colleges

APICET 2022 Application Form

APICET registration 2022 has commenced from May 12. The application form is available online. Candidates can pay the application fee in online mode only. Candidates must ensure to adhere to the below-mentioned eligibility criteria before filling the application form, failing to which the candidature will stand cancelled. Check the brief steps to fill the APICET application form 2022:

Step 1- Visit the official website- cets.apsche.ap.gov.in

Step 2- Create login credentials

Step 3- Login with the credentials created

Step 4- Pay the application fee

Step 5- Fill the application form

Step 6- Upload the required documents in prescribed size and format

Step 7- Save the filled application form

Exam Pattern:

  • Exam Mode: The examination will conduct in online mode.

  • Questions Type: (MCQ) Multiple Choice Questions will be asked.

  • Total Questions: The Total of 200 questions will be asked.

  • Total Marks: The whole question paper will be of 200 marks.

  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will carry 1 mark.

  • Exam Duration: AP ICET 2021 Exam will be conducted for 2 hours 30 minutes.

  • Medium: English & Telugu language for section A & B and only English language for section-C.



No. of questions

Analytical Ability

Data Sufficiency


Problem Solving


Mathematical Ability

Arithmetical Ability


Algebraically & Geometrical Ability


Statistical Ability


Communication Ability



Business & Computer Terminology


Functional Grammar


Reading Comprehension




  • Candidate should be an Indian National and should conform to local/non-local status requirement as per government rule

  • Candidate should have passed 3-year Bachelor’s degree course in any stream with minimum 50% aggregate (SC, ST and BC with 45% marks) from a recognised university

  • Candidates in their final year of 3-year Bachelor's degree and awaiting result are also eligible to apply for APICET 2021 exam

The AP ICET  Syllabus will comprise 3 sections having different topics. Section A will be of Analytical Ability which will have two topics Data Sufficiency & Problem Solving. Problem Solving will be as Sequence & Series, Data Analysis, Coding & Decoding and Date, Time & Arrangement Problems.


Section B will be of Mathematical Ability which consists of Arithmetical Ability, Arithmetical & Geometrical Ability, and Statistical Ability.


Section C will be of Communication Ability, in this candidate will have to identify day to day vocabulary, understand the functional use of grammar in day to day communication & in business context, will have to identify basic & computer terminology and Reading Comprehension which will have 3 passages.


Application Start Date :

12th May 2022

Application End Date :

9th July 2022

Exam Date :

25th July 2022

Result Date :

8th August 2022

Conducted By :

Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati

Official Website : https://sche.ap.gov.in/ICET/ICET/ICET_HomePage.aspx