Important Dates for APICET 2019

Start Date End Date Remark
Application Form Date 28-Apr-2018 01-Mar-2018
Examination Date 02-May-2018 N/A
Result Date 10-May-2018 N/A Result is declared

Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET) 2018

APICET 2018 is a state level entrance test which will be organizeed for admissions into MBA and MCA courses by Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on behalf of APSCHE (Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education).
  • APICET 2018 exam format consists of 3 sections- Analytical Ability (75 questions), Mathematical Ability (75 questions) and Communication Ability (50 questions).
  • The question paper consists of 200 objective-type questions of 1 mark each. The period of the test is 2.5 hours.
  • The aspirant can download APICET Hall Ticket from April 28, 2018, form the official website.
  • Graduate aspirants who fulfil the APICET eligibility criteria set by AU obligatory to fill and submit an application form which can be downloaded from the official website of the university.
  • APICET 2018 Application Form will be available from March 1, 2018.
  • APICET 2018 will be organizeed for providing admission into the universities in Andhra Pradesh and their affiliated institutes for the academic year 2018-2019.
  • APICET 2018 exam is tentatively scheduled for May 2, 2018.

After the successful organization AIPCET (Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test) entrance examination, APICET 2018 Result will be declared and counseling will be organizeed as per the score obtained by aspirants. Aspirants need to carry certain documents for counseling which has been mentioned in the article below.

Highlights Table for APICET 2018

APICET is a single stage which enables all aspiring and qualified aspirants to want admissions to MBA/ MCA programmes across different colleges of Andhra Pradesh. Highlights of APICET 2018 exam are tabulated below:

Exam Highlights
Exam nameAndhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test
Date of APICET 2018May 2, 2018
Organizing BodySri Venkateswara University, Tirupati
Application Method of APICET 2018Online
Method of APICET 2018 ExamOffline
Medium of the examEnglish
Period of APICET 20182 Hours and 30 Minutes (10 AM to 12:30 PM)
Type and Number of Questions200 Objective multiple choice questions
SectionsMathematics Ability, Analytical Ability, Communication Ability
Courses provideedMBA and MCA

Exam Dates of APICET 2018 

Application procedure for APICET 2018 will tentatively start in March 2018. The exam will be organizeed on May 2, 2018. In the following table, aspirants can check the clear schedule for APICET 2018.

ActivityDate and Time
Date of issue of notificationMarch 1, 2018
Date of Commencement of submission of online application FormsMarch 1, 2018
Last Date for Submission of Applications without Late feeApril 05, 2018
Last Date for Submission of Application with a Late fee of INR 500/-April 12, 2018
Last Date for Submission of Application with a Late fee of INR 1500/-April 19, 2018
Download of Admit CardsApril 28, 2018 onwards
Date of APICET 2018May 2, 2018
Announce of Response keyMay 4, 2018
Last date for receiving objections on Response keyMay 7, 2018
Declaration of ResultMay 10, 2018

Eligibility of APICET 2018 

The participants of APICET 2018 must fulfil certain eligibility criteria set by Andhra University. If any aspirant doesn’t satisfy the APICET Eligibility Criteria, his/her application form will be liable for rejection at the point of the admission process.Those aspirants who satisfy the following requirements will be applicable to appear for APICET 2018:


  • The Aspirants should be Indian Nationals.
  • The Aspirants should satisfy Local/Non-Local status requirements as set by the organizing body.

Educational Qualifications for MBA

Aspirants who seeking to apply for MBA courses should fulfil the following educational requirements:

CategoryQualifying Marks in Graduation

Educational Qualification for MCA

The following is Educational Qualification to apply for MCA courses:

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

Note: Aspirants who are in final year of graduation can also apply offered their results will be released before the counseling procedure and in case the qualifying Degree is obtained in a Distance Method Program, then it should be recognised by the joint committee of UGC, AICTE and DEC.

Application Form of APICET 2018 

Candidates who seek to take APICET 2018 entrance test, need to clear the prescribed APICET 2018 Application Form and submit the same along with entrance test fee. Applications for APICET 2018 should be submitted via online method only.

Aspirants can follow the following steps to fill APICET 2018 application form:

Step 1: Visit the official website

For online submission, aspirants need to visit the official website.

Step 2: Fee Payment

Aspirants need to choose one of the following modes of fee payment:

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

In case the payment method is AP online or E-Seva/Meeseva, aspirants have to log in using the transaction ID obtained with the payment receipt at AP online centre.

If the aspirant seekings to pay through Debit/Credit card, the payment can be done by filling the need details.

Step 3:Fill in Application Form

Aspirants should fill in the application form cautiously. After filling the online application form with the need details, aspirants should verify all the details before pressing Submit button. The following details are needed on the application form:

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

Step 4: Print Application Form

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

Application Fee

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

CategoryApplication Fee
GeneralINR 450

Aspirants should note that Fee once paid will not be refunded.

Hall Ticket of APICET 2018 

APICET 2018 Hall Ticket can be downloaded from April 25, 2018, onwards. APICET 2018 Hall Ticket will be available in the online mode. Hall Ticket will be allowed only to those aspirants who submit the application form online and fulfil the eligibility criteria.

Admit card can be downloaded by aspirants by visiting the official website:

Step 1: Aspirants should visit the official website i.e.

Step 2: After visiting the official website, click on the tab for “Admit Card Download”.

Step 3: Aspirants need to enter the need details.

Step 4: After filling the details, click on the ‘Download Admit Card’ tab.

Step 5: The online Admit card for will appear on the screen.

Step 6: Aspirants must download and print one-two copies of the same. Admit card should be preserved for further procedure.

Details contained in the Hall Ticket

APICET 2018 Hall Ticket is an important document that contains some important information such as:

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


  • Request to change the exam venue or exam timings will not be entertained by the exam organizing authorities.
  • In case, aspirants establish any error in their hall ticket they should immediately contact the authorities. Phone number and e-mail to contact APICET 2018 exam organizing authorities is given below:

E-mail:[email protected]
[email protected]

Exam Format and Syllabus of APICET 2018 

APICET 2018 will include of 200 objectives multiple-choice questions (MCQs) of 200 marks. The APICET 2018 exam format consists 3 sections(Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability and Communication Ability). The medium of the test will be English only. Each accurate response will be honoured one mark. The period of the test will be 2 Hours and 30 Minutes.

The aspirants appearing for the examination must have detailed knowledge of the APICET 2018 syllabus. Besides the APICET 2018 syllabus, they should also go via the instructions to follow on the day of the examination and the APICET preparation tips. This will aid the aspirants in getting a better insight into the APICET 2018 exam format.

APICET 2018 Exam Format highlight table is given below:

Exam Format Highlights
Exam Period2 Hours and 30 Minutes (10:00 AM – 12:30 PM)
Type of QuestionsObjective Multiple choice questions
Number of questions200
Method of APICET 2018 ExamOffline
Medium of the examEnglish
Marks for each accurate response1 Mark
SectionsMathematical Ability, Analytical Ability, Communication Ability

Section wise distribution of questions is given below:

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
Mathematical Ability7575
Analytical Ability7575
Communication Ability5050

Result of APICET 2018 

APICET 2018 Result is expected on or before May 10, 2018, after the successful organization of the exam. Aspirants should note that the results will be declared online and they will not be informed personally about the same. The result has to be checked by aspirants on the official website. Merit List of aspirants will also be announced as per the marks scored by aspirants.

Steps to download Result

APICET 2018 Result

Aspirants can the following steps to check their APICET 2018 result:

Step 1: Log-in to the official website.

Step 2: Click on ‘Download Result’.

Step 3: Enter the ‘Admit Card Number’ mentioned on the aspirant’s APICET 2018 hall ticket.

Step 4: Click ‘Submit’ and download and print the APICET 2018 Result.

APICET 2018 Qualifying Marks

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

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

Rank List of APICET 2018 

Aspirants will be offered ranks on the basis of marks obtained in APICET 2018 examination. The rank obtained in the test is valid for entry into MBA and MCA courses for the academic year 2018-2019 only.

Cut off

APICET Cut off will be declared by exam organizing authorities for counseling. The following is a table of earlier year’s APICET rank list detailing the ranks and counseling schedule. APICET 2018 aspirants can have an idea about their possibility of attending the APICET 2018 counseling from this cut-off list:

DateCategoryOpening RankClosing Rank
July 20, 2015PH (V), PH (H), PH (O)1Last
July 20, 2015Anglo-Indian1Last
July 20, 2015CAP1Last
July 21, 2015NCC120, 000
July 20, 2015Sports120, 000
July 22, 2015NCC20, 00140, 000
July 22, 2015Sports20, 00140, 000
July 23, 2015NCC40, 001Last
July 23, 2015Sports40, 001Last

Counseling of APICET 2018 

Counseling for APICET 2018 will be organizeed for successful aspirants as per their rank in the merit list. Aspirants should keep the following points in mind while appearing for counselling:

  • Aspirants obligatory to produce Original certificates and bring Xerox copies of certificates for submission.
  • Aspirants obligatory to be careful while exercising options on the web and take the print out of the Saved options.
  • The allotted seat will also be updated on the web. So, aspirants can check the institute allotted to them by visiting the official website.
  • Aspirants will be called for registration rank-wise. Aspirants have to sign in the register and pay the procedures fee before proceeding for verification of certificates.
  • Aspirants have to practice options on the web.
  • Aspirants need to pay the prescribed fees for the counseling and admission by filling the challan form which can be downloaded from official website along with the seat allocation order
  • Aspirants should current on the notified date and time at the counseling centre with all the relevant certificates and fee.
  • Aspirants will be informed about their final allocation and they need to report to the respective colleges on or before the specified date, failing which the aspirant will lose the admission.
  • Aspirants have to reach the full schedule by entering their registration number, followed by their hall ticket number, password and date of birth in the login section.
  • Aspirants will be given the option to withdraw from counseling by submitting an application. The application has to be submitted to that to the co-ordinator, helpline centre along with receipt of certificates.

Documents Need for APICET 2018 Counseling

Aspirants appearing for the counseling rounds of APICET 2018 have to carry two sets of photocopies along with the original certificates of the following listed documents:

  • Degree Mark sheet and Pass Certificate
  • APICET 2018 Rank Card/ Scorecard
  • APICET 2018 Admit Card or Hall Ticket
  • SSC or equivalent Mark sheet
  • Caste Certificate allowed by competent authority
  • Intermediate Mark sheet

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