About APICET 2019

AP ICET stands for Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test is conducted by Shri Venkateshwara University in place of Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education. The test is conducted for admissions into first year of Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Application (MCA). AP ICET 2019 will be a two-and-a half hour test which will be conducted in two sessions. The test will have the following sections: Analytical, Mathematical and Communication Ability. The total marks for AP ICET 2019 is 200. As far as the languages are concerned, AP ICET 2019 is conducted in English and Telugu for analytical and mathematical ability. For communication ability the test will be conducted in English language only.

Exam level: State Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English, Telugu
Conducting Body: Sri Venkateswara University
Duration 2 Hours 30 Minutes

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APICET 2019 Important Dates

01 Mar, 2019 (Tentative) Advertisement | Mode: Online
15 Apr, 2019 - 24 Apr, 2019 (Tentative) Application Correction | Mode: Online
02 May, 2019 (Tentative) Exam | Mode: Online
12 May, 2019 (Tentative) Result | Mode: Online
15 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) Counselling - Start Date | Mode: Offline

APICET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of AP ICET 2019 will be authorised by the conducting body of the exam. AP ICET will be conducted for admissions for MBA and MCA programmes in institutions and universities in Andhra Pradesh. Those who are appearing for APICET 2019 must fulfil the eligibility criteria before registering for the test.

The following are the APICET 2019 eligibility criteria

  • Aspirants should be Indian nationals
  • Aspirants should have completed their Bachelor’s degree from any discipline or field
  • The degree should be a minimum of 3 years or its equivalent, with mathematics as one of the subject in Class 12th
  • Aspirants should have a minimum of 50% in graduation level
  • If the aspirant belongs from the SC/ST/reserved category, then they need to have a minimum of 45% in graduation level
  • If the graduation or the qualifying degree is obtained through distance mode learning should be recognised by the joint committee of UGC, AICTE and DEC
  • Aspirants who are in the final year of their graduation or are appearing for the final exams are also eligible for APICET 2019
  • There is no age limit for APICET 2019


  • OC candidates who will secure 50% aggregate are eligible for the counselling stage.
  • Candidates belonging to SC and ST categories will have to score a minimum of 45% aggregate in degree and APICET 2019 to qualify for the counselling.
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APICET 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online Male, Female ₹ 550

Once all the eligibility requirements have been met, the aspirants will have to fill the online application form of AP ICET 2019, steps for which are mentioned below.

  • Candidates should visit the official website of APICET to register themselves for the exam
  • Candidates should then proceed and click on the “Fee Payment” tab and select the mode of payment (AP Online/e-Seva/MeeSeva or Debit card/Credit Card). The application fee for all category students is Rs 550.
  • Candidates then need to fill in the application details and advance to pay the fee
  • Once the APICET 2019 fee has been paid, a payment ID will be generated.
  • After this the candidates will have to go back to the website or the homepage of APICET 2019 and track the status of the fee by clicking on the ‘Know Your Payment Status’ tab.
  • Once the payment has been completed, the candidate will be redirected to the APICET 2019 page, where they will have to enter the details as required. Candidates will also have to upload their passport size photograph and signatures in the prescribed format.  
  • Candidates will then click on ‘Save and Review’ and will have to view the application after completing the AP ICET 2019 application form.
  • After submitting the application form, Candidates can click on ‘Print Application Form’ tab to get a print out of it.

Details to be filled in by the Candidates

Candidate Details – Aspirants will have to fill in their personal details such as their name, parent’s name, date of birth, gender etc.

Examination Details – Candidates will have to add their educational details, such as the previous passed exams, percentage, place of study etc.

Regional Centre Choice – Candidates will also have to fill their choice of examination centres, details for which will be mentioned on the APICET 2019 admit card.

Category – In this section, candidates will have to select the category they belong to.

Address of Correspondence – The candidate needs to fill the details such as full addresses, along with their contact details and valid email ID.

PS- The photograph should be less than 50 kb and should be in JPG/JPEG format. The signature should be less than 30 kb and should be in JPG/JPEG format.

APICET 2019 Syllabus


Analytical ability
Data sufficiency
Problem solving
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
Data analysis Graph
Bar diagram
Pie chart
Venn diagram
Date, time & arrangement problems Calendar problems
Clock problems
Blood relationships
Arrival, departure and schedules
Seating arrangements
Symbol and notation interpretation
Mathematical ability
Arithmetical ability Laws of indices
Ratio and proportion
Numbers and divisibility
Lcm and gcd
Rational numbers
Profit and loss
Pipes and cisterns
Time, distance and work problems
Areas and volumes
Modular arithmetic
Algebraical and geometrical ability Statements
Truth tables
Implication converse
Implication inverse
Sets, Relations and Functions
Equation of a line in different forms
Trigonometry Trigonometric ratios
Trigonometric ratios of standard angles
Trigonometric identities
Heights and Distances
Remainder theorem and consequences
Linear equations and expressions
Binomial theorem
Notion of a limit and derivative
Plane geometry of lines
Plane geometry of triangles
Plane geometry of quadrilaterals
Plane geometry of circles
Coordinate geometry
Distance between points
Statistical ability Frequency distributions
Corelation between mean, median, mode and standard deviation
Communication ability
Business and computer terminology
Functional grammar
Reading comprehension

APICET 2019 Exam Pattern

APICET 2019 will be conducted in an online mode. The duration of the exam is 2.5 hours and the total number of questions is 200. Given below are some of the aspects

Exam Mode – Online

Duration – 2.5 hours

Total number of questions – 200

Type of Questions – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Exam Sections – Analytical Ability (Section A), Mathematical Ability (Section B), Communication Ability (Section C)

Marking Scheme – 1 mark for correct answer and no negative marking

APICET 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Andhra Pradesh Chittoor
East Godavari
West Godavari
Telangana Hyderabad

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit Card
  • Valid Photo ID

Qualifying Marks Trend

Year Category Cutoff
2019 General 50

APICET 2019 Counselling


  • The shortlisted candidates will have to report to the help centres for document verification.
  • Seat allotment will be done on the basis of preferences given by the candidates, availability of seats and merit.
  • Candidates, who have been allotted the seats, will have to pay the fee and report to the college which has been allotted to them.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • API CET 2019 Hall Ticket
  • API CET 2019 Rank Card
  • Degree Marks Memos / consolidated marks memo
  • Degree Provisional Certificate
  • Intermediate Marks Memo / Diploma Marks memo
  • S.S.C or its equivalent Marks memo
  • IX to Degree Study Certificates or Residence Certificate (in case where candidate has no institutionalized education) or Residence certificate of either of the parent in AP for 10 years excluding the period of employment outside Andhra Pradesh from the co
  • Caste Certificate issued by competent authority in respect of SC/ST/BC.
  • Aadhar Card

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