AP ICET 2018: Important dates, Eligibility Criteria, Application Form

AP ICET 2018: Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test also referred as AP ICET 2018 will be conducted on 2nd May 2018. Andhra University, Visakhapatnam regulates this entrance exam on the behalf of APSCHE (Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education).

Candidates seeking admission in MBA or MCA programmes in the reputed universities/institutions of Andhra Pradesh can apply for this entrance test. APICET 2018 is a state level entrance examination conducts for candidates belonging to Andhra Pradesh state. Interested candidates must submit their AP ICET 2018 application form on or before the due date.

Available Application Forms
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Candidates can access the form online from 16th March 2018. 

AP ICET 2018 Important dates (Released)

Events Dates
Official notification will release on Released
Availability of online application form 16th March 2018
Last date for the online application submission without late fee 14th April 2018
Last date for the online application submission with late fee of Rs 500/- 3rd week of March 2018
Last date for the online application submission with late fee of Rs 2000/- 24th April 2018
Last date for the online application submission with late fee of Rs 5000/- Last week of March 2018
Last date for the online application submission with late fee of Rs 10,000/- May 2018
Correction in online application form March 2018
Hall ticket will available from April 2018
Date of exam 2nd May 2018
Preliminary Key will release on Perhaps in May 2018
Announcement of final Key and Rank May 2018

Eligibility criteria

Candidates first ensure his/her eligibility before applying the examination. The important eligibility conditions for APICET 2018 are listed below:


  • Only Indian National can apply.
  • Applicants from other countries need to satisfy all the conditions prescribed by the concerned University.
  • Candidates should meet with the local/non-local status set down in the Andhra Pradesh State Educational Institutions.

Academic qualification

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Candidates must possess the 3-year bachelor degree in any stream from a recognized institution.

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  • Applicants should have qualified bachelor degree with Mathematics or any other subject
  • They must study Mathematics at 10+2.
  • Aspirants must score minimum of 50% marks in the qualifying examination (45% for applicants belonging to SC/ST category).
  • Candidates holding Bachelor degree through distance mode must possess the recognition from joint committee of AICTE, UGC and DEC.
  • Applicants appearing in the final year of qualifying examination are also eligible to apply for AP ICET 2018.
  • The minimum qualifying marks for AP ICET 2018 are 25%.
  • There is no provision of minimum qualifying marks for SC/ST applicants.

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AP ICET Application Form 2018: How to apply

The application form for APICET 2018 application form will available through online mode only. Eligible and interested applicants can fill the application form through the official website of board. Candidates must read all important instructions before starting application fill in process. Fill the form very carefully with correct details. For successful completion of application process, candidates need to submit Application fee of Rs. 350/-. They can pay the fee via A.P .online centres or through other Payment gateway such as Credit card/Debit card/Net banking.

Correction in online filled in Application Form

The apex body will give the opportunity to the applicants to make corrections in their filled-in application form (if any). The correction window will open probably in the third week of March, 2018. Candidates should note that no corrections will be allowed after the specified period.

Examination pattern

Type of exam Objective type
Examination mode Paper and pencil based
Duration Two and a half hours
Sections Mathematical Ability, Analytical Ability,  and Communication Ability
Total questions 200

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Examination center

Amalapuram, Ananthapur, Bhimavaram, Guntur, Chittor, Kakinada, Kadapa, Kurnool, Kuppum, Nellore, Rajamahendravaram (RJY), Ongole, Srikakulam, Vijyawada, Thirupathi, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam.

Hall ticket

The authority will release the AP ICET 2018 hall ticket only to the registered applicants most likely in April 2018. Hall ticket comprises important details about entrance test such as examination date, time and venue. Candidates can download their Hall ticket only through the official website of AP ICET.


The conducting authority will announce the AP ICET 2018 result/rank probably in the month of May 2018. The officials will prepare the result on the basis of candidate’s performance in the entrance examination. Selected candidates will be further invited for counseling round.


Applicants who successfully qualify the examination should appear in counselling round. The allocation of seats will be done only through the counselling process. Therefore it is mandatory for all the shortlisted candidates to attend the counselling as per scheduled date and time.

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