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TS-ICET-2017 (Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test -TSICET) is for admission into M.B.A. and M.C.A. courses of all the Universities in Telangana State and their affiliated colleges for the academic year 2017-18. This test is conducted by Kakatiya University, Warangal on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education, Hyderabad. Kakatiya University has successfully conducted ICET in 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and TS-ICET-2016.

AP – ICET-2017 (ANDHRA PRADESH INTEGRATED COMMON ENTRANCE TEST) is the Integrated Common Entrance Test for admission to MBA and MCA regular Courses offered by State Universities and Professional Colleges under the Jurisdiction of A.P State Council of Higher Education for the academic year 2017-18. The APICET-2017 will be conducted by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on behalf of APSCHE. The Office of the Convener, APICET-2017 is located.
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ICET Eligibility & Application Process
Eligibility criteria for TSICET and APICET are same as of now since the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have recently been separated. The state governments are following the same eligibility criteria for now except the fact that the exam conducting authorities are different for both the states.

1. 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 (as per G.O. Ms. No. 25, dt: 19.03.2004 & G.O.Ms.No.108, Higher Education Department, dated 30-7- 2005 and its amendments).
2. The candidates seeking admission to MBA 2017-19 should have passed recognized Bachelors Degree Examination of minimum 3 years duration.
3. The candidates who are appearing for the final year degree examination shall also be eligible to appear for TSICET-2017 and APICET 2017.
4. The qualifying Degree obtained by Distance Mode Program should have recognition by Joint Committee of UGC, AICTE and DEC.
5. The candidates other than Indian Nationals should satisfy the rules of the Universities concerned.

Eligibility for Admission in the colleges:
1. Admission into any college depends on its Recognition/Affiliation by the Statutory Bodies.
2. Qualifying marks in TSICET-2017 is 25% and no minimum marks are prescribed for SC/ST candidates.
3. Mere qualification in the entrance test does not entitle a candidate to have been admitted into MBA/MCA course unless the candidate.
a) Appears for Counseling at the notified Centers
b) Applies in response to the admission notification issued by the authority concerned (for part-time\evening\distance mode)
c) Satisfies all the eligibility criteria for admission as stipulated by the authority concerned

Application Process
TSICET-2017 Applications should be submitted through ONLINE mode only. The Registration fee for online submission and late fee, if applicable, may be paid at TS/AP Online Centers/Citizen Service Centers, e – Seva Centers in T.S. & A.P. and also through payment gateway (Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net Banking).

Registration for TSICET-2017 is an online process. The proposed application fee to register and apply for TSICET-2017 is-
- Rs. 250/- for SC/ST Candidates
- Rs. 350/- for Other Candidates...Read more
ICET Important Dates, Admit Card & Exam Cities
Announcement of Notification: 1st week-March-2017
Starting date for Fee Payment: 1st week-March-2017
Starting date for Submission of Online Application: 1st week-March-2017
Last date for Submission of Online Application without late fee: 1st week-April-2017
Last date for Submission of Online Application with a late fee of Rs 500: 2nd week-April-2017
Last date for Submission of Online Application with a late fee of Rs 2000: 3rd week-April-2017
Last date for Submission of Online Application with a late fee of Rs 5000: 4th week-April-2017
Last date for Submission of Online Application with a late fee of Rs 10000: 1st week-May-2017
Downloading of Hall ticket: 4th week-April-2017
TS ICET 2017 Exam date: 3rd week May-2017
Declaration of TS ICET Answer Key 2017: 3rd week-May-2017
Declaration of Results: 4th week-May-2017
Exam Cities
The TSICET-2017 examination would be held at the following 16 Regional Test Centers in Telangana State.
- Adilabad
- Hyderabad
- Jagityal
- Karimnagar
- Khammam
- Kodad
- Kothagudem
- Mahabubnagar

- Manecherial
- Nalgonda
- Nizambad
- Sangareddy
- Siddipet
- Vikarabad
- Wanaparty
ICET Exam Pattern & Mock Test
The ICET exam is conducted Online/Offline. The paper will consist of 200 objective type and multiple choice questions. The test duration is of 2 ½ hours (150 minutes). Each question has 4 options out of which one is correct. Each correct answer will be awarded 1 mark. The unanswered questions or multiple answers will receive nil marks.

No penalty of negative marks will be imposed for wrong answer.
Section-A : Analytical Ability
Data Sufficiency: 20
Problem Solving: 55
Section-B: Mathematical Ability
Arithmetical Ability: 35
Algebraical and Geometrical Ability: 30
Statistical Ability: 10
Section-C: Communication Ability
Vocabulary: 10
Business and Computer Terminology: 10
Functional Grammar: 15
Reading Comprehension: 15
ICET Exam Syllabus
Section-A : Analytical Ability

1. Data Sufficiency:
A question is given followed by data in the form of two statements labeled 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 then 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:
a) Sequences and Series: Analogies of numbers and alphabet, 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: The data given in a Table, Graph, Bar diagram, Pie Chart, Venn Diagram or a Passage is to be analyzed and the questions pertaining to the data are to be answered.
c) Coding and Decoding Problems: 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: Calendar problems, clock problems, blood relationships, arrivals, departures and schedules, seating arrangements, symbol and notation interpretation.

Section-B: Mathematical Ability
1. Arithmetical Ability:
Laws of indices, ratio and proportion; surds; numbers and divisibility, l.c.m. and g.c.d; Rational numbers, Ordering.; Percentages; Profit and loss; Partnership, Pipes and cisterns, time, distance and work problems, areas and volumes, mensuration, modular arithmetic.

2. Algebraical and Geometrical Ability:
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, (0°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 90°, 180°): Trigonometric identities: sample problems on heights and distances, Polynomials; Remainder theorem and consequences; Linear equations and expressions; Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Matrices, Notion of a limit and derivative; Plane geometry - lines, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Circles, Coordinate geometry-distance between points.

3. Statistical Ability:
Frequency distributions, Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviation, Correlation, simple problems on Probability

Section-C : Communication Ability
Part 1: Vocabulary
Part 2: Business and Computer terminology
Part 3: Functional Grammar
Part 4: Reading Comprehension (3 Passages)

Selection Procedure
1. Based on the merit in the entrance test
2. Admission into any college depends on its Recognition / Affiliation by the statutory Bodies and Option of the college exercised in counselling.
3. Rule of Reservation
4. Admission to 85% of seats shall be reserved for the local candidates and 15 % of the seats shall be left unreserved as specified in the AP Educational Institutions order 1974 as amended.

Qualifying Marks in TS ICET 2017
Qualifying cut-off mark in the entrance test is 25% (50 marks out of total 200 marks). However for candidate belonging to SC / ST "No" minimum qualifying percentage marks is prescribed...Read more
ICET Exam Result
ICET 2017 result will be out sometime in the last week of May 2017. Successfull candidates will be able to view and download their score card from the website post declaration of ICET result...Read more
ICET Exam Accepting Colleges
The list of colleges that accept ICET scores is mentioned below:
- Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University (ANGRAU)
- Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU)
- Adikavi Nannaya University (AKNU)
- Andhra University (AU)
- Dr BR Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU)
- Dr BR Ambedkar University (BRAU)
- Dravidian University (DU)
- JNT University, Ananthapur (JNTU-A)
- JNT University, Hyderabad (JNTU-H)
- JNT University, Kakinada (JNTU-K)
- Kakatiya University (KU)
- Krishna University (KrU)
- Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU)
- Osmania University (OU)
- Palamur University (PU)
- Rayalaseema University (RU)
- SK University (SKU)
- SV University (SVU)
- Satavahana University (SU)
- Sri Padmavati Mahila Viswavidyalayam (Women's University) (SPMU)
- Telangana University (TU)
- Vikrama Simhapuri University (VSU)
- Yogi Vemana University (YVU)