ICET is the Integrated Common Entrance Test for admissions into MBA/MCA courses (fulltime/ part time/ evening/ distance mode) offered by the following Universities in the State of Andhra Pradesh including their affiliated colleges.
In all the above Universities, the admission is based only on the performance in the entrance test. There will not be any Group Discussion or Interview before the final selection.
General Eligibility: The candidates who have completed graduation or are appearing for the final year degree examination shall be eligible to appear for ICET. Qualifying marks for ICET ( As per ICET2012 notification) is 25% and no minimum marks are prescribed for SC/ST candidates.In addition candidates shall fulfill any eligibility criteria that may be laid down by AICTE or I-CET officials in future.
For MCA: Should have passed recognized Bachelors Degree examination of minimum three years duration with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of reserved categories) in the qualifying examination with Mathematics at 10+2 level.
* As per the criteria given in I-CET 2012 notification.
Number of Sections - 3
Number of Questions - 200
Number of Marks - 200
Time - 150 minutes
Correct Answer - 1 Mark
No negative marking.
Distribution of Questions
No. of Questions
(i) Problem Solving
(ii) Data Sufficiency
(i) Arithmetical Ability
(ii) Algebrical & Geometrical Ability
(iii) Statistical Ability
(ii) Business & Computer Terminology
(iii) Functional Grammar
(iv) Reading Comprehension
Section A - Analytical Ability
Data Sufficiency: Each question is followed by two statements. The student is expected to know whether they can answer the questions from the given statement/s or not.
Sequences and Series: Analogies of numbers and alphabets, completion of blank spaces following the pattern in a:b::c:d relationship, odd man out; missing number in a sequence or a series.
Data Analysis: The data given in a Table, Graph, Bar Diagram, Pie Chart, Venn diagram or a passage is to be analysed and the questions pertaining to the data are to be answered.
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.
Date, Time and Arrangement problems: Calendar problems, clock problems, blood relationships, arrivals, departures and schedules, seating arrangements, symbol and notation interpretation.
Section B - Mathematical Ability
Arithmetical Ability: Laws of Indices, Ratio and Proportion; Surds; Numbers and Divisibility, LCM, and GCD; Rational Numbers; Ordering; Percentages; Profit and Loss; Partnerships; Pipes and Cisterns, time, distance and work problems; areas and volumes; Mensuration, Modular Arithmetic.
Algebrical and Geometrical Ability: Statements, Truth tables, Implication, Converse and Inverse, Tautology, Sets, Relations and Functions; Polynomials; Remainder theorem and consequences; Linear equations and inequations; Modulus; Quadratic equations and expression; Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Matrices, Notion of a limit and derivative. Plane Geometry - Lines, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Circles.Coordinate Geometry - Distance between points and Applications. Equation of a line in different forms.Trigonometry - Trigonometric ratios. Trigonometric ratios of standard angles (0°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 90°, 180°); Trigonometric identities; simple problems on Heights and Distances.
Statistical Ability: Frequency distributions, Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviation, Correlation, Simple problems on Probability.
Section C - Communication Ability
Computer and Business Terminology
Important Dates (I-CET 2012):
Commencement of Sale of Application Forms : 24-02-2012
Last date for the Sale & Receipt of Filled in Application Forms 29-03-2012 up to 5.00 P.M. ( No late fee) (b) With a Late fee of Rs. 500/- through DD drawn in favor of “ The Secretary, APSCHE” payable at Hyderabad : 09-04-2012 up to 5.00 P.M. c) With a Late fee of Rs. 2000/- through DD drawn in favor of "The Secretary, APSCHE" payable at Hyderabad : 16-04-2012 up to 5.00 P.M.
DATE OF ENTRANCE TEST : 18-05-2012 (Friday) (10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.)
T.I.M.E. Students Performance in I-CET:
Since its inception, T.I.M.E. has helped thousands of aspirants realize their dreams. It has time and again proved that it truly deserves its status as the No.1 institute in Andhra Pradesh.
State 1st Rank for 7 times in 10 years
ICET 2011 Results : State 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 12th, 14th, 15th – 7 ranks in Top 15 ranks. 45 ranks in Top 100, 78 ranks in Top 200and many more ranks in Top 1000.
ICET 2010 Results : State 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 8th - 6 ranks in Top 10 ranks. 41 ranks in Top 100, 68 ranks in Top 200 and many more ranks in Top 1000.
ICET 2009 Results : State 2nd, 3rd, 5th ranks - 3 ranks in Top 5 in I-CET 2009. 74 Ranks in top 200 and many more in top 1000 in I-CET 2009.
T.I.M.E. has placed numerous students in various institutes and universities across India for both MCA and MBA.