AP ICET 2023 | Exam date, Apply Online, Notification, Eligibility

Check Complete details for AP ICET 2023 , ICET Exam 2023  :  Exam date, Notification, Eligibility, Fee, Payment Procedure, How to Apply-Online Application, Important dates, Last date for-Application form, Selection process, Apply Online, Test centers  and Other details given below

Andhra Pradesh State Integrated Common Entrance Test- APICET Exam 2023 organized by AP ICET 2023Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur on behalf of Andhra State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE), for who are looking for the admissions into Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Computer Applications (MCA) (Full time / Distance Mode / B.R Ambedkar AP Open University)  and Lateral entry into Second year of Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programmes offered at Universities and affiliated professional colleges across the state of AP for the academic session 2023-2024. Eligible candidates may apply entrance test through online Application form only through the official website on or before last date.

AP ICET 2023 Details

Category PG Entrance
Level of Exam State
Examination Name APICET 2023
Conducting Authority Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur
Issue of Notice 17th-March-2023
Qualification Degree or its equivalent 
Examination conducted on 24th & 25th-May-2023
Official Website https://cets.apsche.ap.gov.in

AP ICET  Notification 2023

ICET is state level engineering entrance exam for access to Post graduate professional courses who passed Bachelor Degree or its equivalent examination. Generally SVU issue of AP ICET 2023 Notification in the Month of March and online exam will conducted in May. All the MBA and MCA Institutes in Andhra Pradesh State depends on the ICET score for the admission process, so eligible candidates may apply entrance test through online Application form only through the official website on or before last date.

Eligibility Criteria for AP ICET 2023

Nationality and Domicile 

1. Candidate should be of Indian Nationality.

2. Candidate should be belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh and should satisfy local / non-local status requirements as laid down in the AP educational Institutions or 1974 as subsequently amended

3. Candidate should satisfy Local / Non-Local status requirements as per AP GO MS No 153.   

Educational Qualifications

1. For MBA : Should have passed recognized Bachelors Degree examination of minimum 3 years duration with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of SC / ST reserved categories) in the qualifying examination.

2. For MCA : Should have passed recognized Bachelors Degree examination of minimum 3 years duration with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of SC / ST reserved categories) in the qualifying examination with Mathematics or one of the subject at (10+2) level.

3. For MCA 2nd Year-Lateral Entry :  Should have passed BCA or Degree holders in IT/CS with Mathematics at 10+2 or Degree level.

4. Candidates who are appearing / appeared for the qualifying examinations are also eligible to apply for the entrance test. Candidate should be required to produced mark list and pass certificate at the time of admission.

5. The qualifying Degree obtained by distance mode program should have recognition by Joint committee of UGC, AICTE and DEC/DEB.

6. Degree course in one sitting is not eligible for admission into MBA or MCA Courses.

Age Limit 

There is no age restriction for appearing for ICET (Self financing). However maximum eligible age for obtaining a Fee Reimbursement in respect of SC / ST and BC 34 Years and in respect of EBC / Minorities / Disabled is 30 Years

Application Fee and Payment

1. The registration fee for OC- Rs 650 /- , BC- Rs 600 /- , SC / ST-Rs 550

2. The fee may be paid at any AP Online Centers and also through Payment Gateway (Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking).

 AP ICET Exam dates 2023

Activity Date
Starting Date for Fee Payment and Submission of Online Application 20th-March-2023
Last Date for Fee Payment and Submission of Online Application without late fee 19th-April-2023
Last Date for Fee Payment and Submission of Application with late fee of Rs 1000/- 26th-April-2023
Last Date for Fee Payment and Submission of Application with late fee of Rs 2000/- 3rd-May-2023
Last Date for Fee Payment and Submission of Application with late fee of Rs 3000/- 10th-May-2023
Last Date for Fee Payment and Submission of Application with late fee of Rs 5000/- 15th-May-2023
Correction of Online application 16th & 17th-May-2023
Downloading of Hall tickets 20th-May-2023
Date and Time of Examination 24th & 25th-May-2023
Declaration of Answer Key 26th-May-2023
Declaration of Results May-2023
Rank card Availability June-2023
Counselling Starts June-2023

How to Apply- AP ICET  Application form 2023

The organizing authority will be released the AP ICET Online Application 2023 in the month of February so candidates after satisfying the eligibility criteria , can apply  online mode only from official website on or before last date. The registration process will be held

Step-1 :  Fee Payment 

Step-2 :  Fill  Application (Only After Fee payment) 

 Step-3 : Print Application form (Only after  submitting Application)

Step-4 : Payment status

In the 1st phase the aspirants are required to pay the application fee in Offline / Online, while in the second phase, the candidates can fill the online application and submit it. filled in application will be generated which contains  Registration Number along with filled in details, candidate shall  take printout of the application and store it for future reference, step by step process given below

1. Logging to the Official website, the link for which is  https://cets.apsche.ap.gov.in

2. After new page appear on the screen, select and click on the “AP ICET” tab

3. Then download the online application instructions, read  all the instructions before filling the AP ICET 2024 Online application.

4. After reading the instructions, Select and click the “Fee Payment” tab

5. After clicking the fee payment tab, fee payment webpage will be you, fill the following mandatory details, Qualifying examination Hall ticket No, Candidate Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, Alternative Mobile number,E-Mail Id, Stream,Fee Amount

6. After click on “Initiate Payment Button” , the page redirected to Bank payment gateway, fill the require details and click on the “Make Payment” link.

7. The page redirected to Bank Payment Gateway Screen , select and Debit / Credit card card button, fill the required details, after click on “Pay” button.

8. The confirmation of successful payment of registration fee is shown with the “Transaction is Successful” and displayed “Transaction Id”.

9. Then Click on the encircled button ” Proceed Fill Application”, the page displayed to the Online Application.

10. Fill the following mandatory details, Personnel details, study details up to 12th Class, Details of entrance test, Address…etc.   

11. After completion details entry , upload Photo and Signature, if all furnished then the screen will change to the next page after the “Submit” button is clicked.

12. After clicking the submit button, candidate can view the filled in application and take print which is use full for further correspondence. 

The following information must be kept ready for filling the details during AP ICET Online Application form 2023.

1.Hall ticket Number of the Qualifying Examination

Marks Memo / Hall ticket Number of Intermediate

2. Date of Birth

Birth certificate / SSC or Equivalent certificate

3. Hall ticket No.of SSC or Equivalent

Examination certificate SSC-or Equivalent certificate

4. Local status (OU / AU / SVU / Non local)

The local candidate certificate issued by MRO or Competent authority

5. Income of Parents (Income is less than Rs 2.0 lakhs or more than Rs 2.0 lakhs)

The income certificate issued by competent authority

6. Category (SC, ST, BC……etc)

The certificate is issued by competent authority

7. Recent passport size digital color photograph (Size , 40 KB ) signature (Size < 20 KB)

8. Examination center to which candidate wishes to appear exam.

Regional Centers

01 Ananthapur 02 Amalapuram
03 Bhimavaram 04 Chittor
05 Guntur 06 Kadapa
07 Kakinada 08 Kuppum
09 Kurnool 10 Nellore
11 Ongole 12 Rajamahendravaram (RJY)
13 Srikakulam 14 Thirupathi
15 Vijyawada 17  Vizianagaram
16 Visakhapatnam

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 counseling.

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 ICET 2023

Qualifying cutoff mark in the entrance test is 25% (50 marks out of total 200 marks). However for candidate belonging to SC / ST no qualifying percentage marks  is prescribed.

AP ICET Hall tickets 2023 : Click Here 

The organizing authority will provide facility of downloading online admit cards of entrance exam on the official website tentatively from 2nd week of March. The admit card bear the candidate roll number, name, father name, category, sub-category, photograph, signature, date of birth, language of question paper with name and address of of examination centre allotted , candidate should carefully examine all the entry’s. Hall ticket will not sent by post.

AP ICET Answer Key  2023 : Click Here

The authority will publish the answer key of the test in the official website. Candidate can calculate their marks in entrance test, after knowing the total number of answers correctly marked by them, with the help of key. If any candidate has complaints regarding the key  questions the same shall be submitted to organizing authority in writing a along with supporting documents being challenges before date of result.

AP ICET Results 2023 : Click Here

The board will conduct the entrance examination. evaluate the answer sheets and likely to declare the result by the last week of May and same will hosted on the website. There will be combined merit list along the category-wise merit list for all the candidates participating in the said examination. All the candidates appeared for the entrance test will awarded test wise rank as per marks secured in the test appeared.

AP ICET Counselling 2023 : Click Here

The counselling schedule score wise along with venue will be notifies by the organizing authority after declaration of result, of the entrance test. There will be web based counselling system to allot the available seat in various colleges. The qualified candidates have to attend certification in any one of the designated help line centers as per the schedule. The details of ranks distributed help line centre wise for certificate verification and all other important information is placed on the website. No separate call letters sent to qualified candidates for attending the counselling. All candidates appearing AP ICET 2023 examination must remain in touch with the website .

Important Links :
Official Notification Click Here
Apply Online Click Here

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Q1. What is the date of AP ICET Exam 2023?

Ans : The exam will be conducted on 24th & 25th-May-2023

Q2. When will be released the notification?

Ans : Released on 17th-March-2023

Q3. How to apply for AP ICET ?

Ans: Candidates can apply for AP ICET 2023 from the official link provided in the ICET 2023 page or visit the AP ICET 2023 official website

Q4. What is the Last Date of Apply Online for AP ICET 2023?

Ans : Last Date for Filling & Submission of Online Application on 19th-April-2023

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