AP ICET 2024 Preliminary Key & Response Sheet Released

Name of the Post: AP ICET 2024 Preliminary Key & Response Sheet Released

Post Date: 10-05-2024

Brief Information: Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) has given a notification for Conducting the Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET-2024). Those Candidates who are interested in the exam details & completed all eligibility criteria can read the Notification & Apply Online.

AP ICET 2024 Exam Highlight

Exam Highlights
Exam NameAndhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test
Conducting BodySri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur
Official Websitesche.ap.gov.in
Exam LevelState
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Duration of APICET 20242 hrs & 30 mins (10 AM to 12:30 PM)
Courses offeredMBA and MCA
AP ICET Helpline040-23399297 | secretaryapsche@gmail.com

AP ICET 2024 Exam Date

Candidates can check the schedule for APICET 2024 below:


Release of AP ICET 2024 notification

March 5, 2024

Availability of AP ICET 2024 application form

March 6, 2024

AP ICET 2024 apply online last date

Apr 7, 2024

The last date to register for AP ICET 2024 by paying a late fee of Rs 2000/-

13 to 17 April 2024 

The last date to register for AP ICET 2024 by paying a late fee of Rs 3000/-

18 to 22 Apr 2024

The last date to register for AP ICET 2024 by paying a late fee of Rs 5000/-

23 to 27 Apr 2024

Opening of AP ICET 2024 application form correction window

28 to 29 Apr 2024

Availability of AP ICET 2024 admit card

May 2 – 7, 2024 (Out)

AP ICET 2024 exam date

May 6 to 7, 2024

  • 09.00 AM to 11.30 AM
  • 03.00 PM to 05.30 PM

Availability of AP ICET 2024 preliminary answer key

May 8 – 10, 2024

Last date to raise objection against AP ICET 2024 answer key

May 8 – 10, 2024

Declaration of AP ICET 2024 result

June 20, 2024

Commencement of AP ICET 2024 counselling

September 2024

AP ICET May 6 Session 1 Question Paper Analysis 2024

The AP ICET May 6 session 1 question paper posed a varied level of difficulty for candidates. Overall, it presented a moderate to difficult challenge, requiring a comprehensive understanding of the subjects. The Analytical Ability section offered a moderate level of difficulty, the Communication Ability section proved to be easier, providing candidates with an opportunity to showcase their language proficiency and comprehension skills. The Mathematical Ability section ranged from moderate to difficult, testing candidates’ mathematical knowledge and problem-solving abilities.

The paper’s length is yet to be updated, it’s expected to offer a thorough evaluation of candidates’ competencies across different domains. Additionally, information regarding the most time-consuming section is pending, which will provide valuable insights into areas requiring focused attention and strategic time management during the examination.

  • Overall Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult
  • Analytical Ability Difficulty: Moderate
  • Communication Ability Difficulty: Easy
  • Mathematical Ability Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult
  • Paper Length: To Be Updated
  • Most Time-Consuming Section: To Be Updated

AP ICET 2024 Application Form

The registration process for AP ICET 2024 is completely online. Candidates can follow the following steps to fill out the application form:

Step 1: Visit the official website i.e. https://sche.ap.gov.in/ICET/.

Step 2: Fee Payment

Candidates are required to choose one of the following modes for fee payment:

  • AP Online.
  • E-Seva/ MeeSeva.
  • Debit / Credit card.

*In case the payment mode is AP online or E-Seva/Meeseva, candidates have to log in using the transaction ID obtained with the payment receipt at the AP online center.

*If the candidate wants to pay via Debit/Credit card, the payment can be done by filling in the required details.

Step 3: Fill Application Form

The following details are required to be furnished in APICET Application Form:

  • Candidate Details
  • Qualifying Examination Details
  • Choice of Regional Center for Entrance Test
  • Local Area Status
  • SSC or equivalent Marks
  • Minority community Status
  • Special Category
  • Annual Parental Income
  • Correspondence Address
  • Intermediate degree
  • A recent photograph of the candidate (in jpg file format and the size of the file should be less than 30 KB)
  • Signature of the candidate (in jpg format and the size of this file should be less than 15 KB)

Step 4Print Application Form 

After pressing the submit button, the application form will be generated which contains the registration number along with filled-in details. Candidates can print the submitted form for future reference.

AP ICET 2024 Application Fee

APICET 2024 Application Fee for general as well as reserved categories is given below:

CategoryApplication Fee
GeneralINR 550

AP ICET 2024 Admit Card

APICET 2024 Admit Card is OUT. It will be available on the official website. You can download it using your registration id and date of birthAPICET 2024 Admit Card contains details such as:

  • Roll number of candidate
  • Registration number of candidate
  • Candidate’s name
  • Father’s Name
  • Candidate’s photograph
  • Test venue
  • Category of the candidate (as mentioned in the Application form)
  • Date and time of the entrance exam
  • Reporting time at the Exam Center
  • List of documents to be carried on the exam day

AP ICET 2024 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of APICET 2024 mentions the number of sections, marking scheme, duration of the exam, and mode of examination. Candidates preparing for APICET exam must check the exam pattern to formulate exam day strategy accordingly. Check APICET 2024 exam pattern highlights in brief below:

  • APICET is held in offline mode.
  • The paper has 200 objective-type questions.
  • Each question carries one mark.
  • The duration of the test is 2 hours and 30 Minutes.
  • The exam has 3 sections (Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability, and Communication Ability).

Section-wise distribution of questions is given below:

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
Mathematical Ability7575
Analytical Ability7575
Communication Ability5050

AP ICET 2024 Syllabus

The exam conducting body releases APICET 2024 Syllabus each year. No change in the syllabus of AP ICET 2024 has been notified as yet. The section-wise syllabus is given below for your reference:

APICET Syllabus for Analytical Ability

Important Topics
Data SufficiencyProblem SolvingSequences and Series
Data AnalysisCoding and Decoding ProblemsDate, Time and Arrangement Problems
Data InterpretationVenn DiagramsReasoning

APICET Syllabus for Mathematical Ability

Important Topics
Ratio and ProportionPowers and ExponentsSurds
LCM and GDCRational NumbersProfit-Loss and Percentages
PartnershipTime, distance and work problemsMensuration
Areas and VolumesModular ArithmeticStatements and Truth Tables
Sets-TautologiesRelations and FunctionsPoints and Lines

APICET Syllabus for Communication Ability

Important Topics
VocabularyBusiness and Computer terminologyFunctional Grammar
Reading ComprehensionDrawing ComprehensionDay-to-day Communication

APICET Cut off Marks

APICET Cut off is declared by the exam conducting authorities each year. The following is a table of expected cutoff marks for APICET 2024. Candidates can have an idea about their possibility of attending the APICET 2024 counseling from this cut-off list:

Date (tentative)CategoryOpening RankClosing Rank
July 20, 2024PH (V), PH (H), PH (O)1Last
July 20, 2024Anglo-Indian1Last
July 20, 2024CAP1Last
July 21, 2024NCC120, 000
July 20, 2024Sports120, 000
July 22, 2024NCC20, 00140, 000
July 22, 2024Sports20, 00140, 000
July 23, 2024NCC40, 001Last
July 23, 2024Sports40, 001Last

List of AP ICET 2024 Exam Centers

  • The list of exam centres will be released with the notification.
  • Generally, the number of AP ICET Exam Centers is 48.
  • Candidates can choose any 2 districts at the time of form-filling.
  • The exam is conducted in two sessions – 10 am to 12.30 pm and 2. 30 pm to 5 pm.

Some of the major AP ICET 2024 exam centres are provided below.

AnantapurAnantapur, Gooty, Hindupur, Puttaparthi
ChittoorChittoor, Madanapalle, Puttur, Tirupati
East GodavariKakinada, Rajahmundry, Surampalem
GunturBapatla, Guntur, Narasaraopeta
HyderabadHayathnagar, Moula Ali, Nacharam
KrishnaChallapalli, Gudlavalleru, Kanchikacherla, Mylavaram, Vijayawada
KurnoolKurnool, Nandyal, Yemmiganuru
PrakasamChirala, Kandhukur, Markapuram, Ongole
Sri Potti Sri Ramulu NelloreGudur, Kavali, Nellore


  • Request to change the exam venue or exam timings will not be entertained by the exam conducting authorities.
  • In case, candidates found any mistake in their admit card they should immediately contact the authorities. Phone number and e-mail to contact APICET 2024 exam conducting authorities is given below:

AP ICET 2024 Answer Key

APICET 2024 Answer Key is released by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam along with the response sheet. Candidates can challenge these answer keys in case of any objections.

AP ICET 2024 Response SheetAP ICET 2024 Answer Keys with Question PaperRaise Objection against AP ICET 2024 Answer Key (May 28, 2024)
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AP ICET 2024 Result

AP ICET Result is released on June 15, 2024, online, on the official website. Candidates can enter their hall ticket number and registration number to download their scorecard. APICET Merit List is also released as per the marks scored by candidates.

Following are the qualifying marks as per the category of candidates:

  • The qualifying marks for general category candidates in the APICET Entrance Test are 25%.
  • For the candidates belonging to SC/ST communities, there will be no qualifying marks for ranking.

AP ICET 2024 Counselling

Counseling for AP ICET 2024 is conducted for successful candidates as per their rank in the merit list. Candidates should keep the following points in mind while appearing for AP ICET counseling:

  • Candidates should present on the notified date and time at the counseling center with all the relevant certificates and fees.
  • Candidates will be called for registration rank-wise. Candidates have to sign in the register and pay the processing fee before proceeding with the verification of certificates.
  • Candidates need to produce Original certificates and bring Xerox copies of certificates for submission.
  • Candidates have to exercise options on the web.
  • Candidates have to access the full schedule by entering their registration number, followed by their admit card number, password, and date of birth in the login section.
  • Candidates need to be careful while exercising options on the web and take the printout of the Saved options.
  • Candidates are required to pay the prescribed fees for the counseling and admission by filling out the challan form which can be downloaded from the official website along with the seat allotment order
  • Candidates will be informed about their final allotment and they are required to report through a self-reporting system and then visiting the respective colleges on or before the specified date, failing which the candidate will lose the admission.
  • The allotted seats will also be updated on the web. So, candidates can check the institute allotted to them by visiting the official website.
  • Candidates will be given the option to withdraw from counselling by submitting an application. The application has to be submitted to the coordinator, helpline center along with the receipt of certificates.

AP ICET 2024 Eligibility

A brief of the eligibility standards for APICET by the authorities is given below:


  • Candidates should be Indian Nationals.
  • Candidates should satisfy Local/Non-Local status requirements as set by the conducting body.

Educational Qualification for MBA

CategoryQualifying Marks in Graduation

Educational Qualification for MCA

CategoryQualifying Marks in GraduationOther Requirements
General50%+ 2 Examination with Mathematics
Reserved45%+ 2 Examination with mathematics

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