ANDHRA PRADESH INTEGRATED COMMON ENTRANCE TEST (APICET) 2018

Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET-2018) (CONDUCTED BY SRI VENKATESWARA UNIVERSITY ON BEHALF OF APSCHE) Admission for Master of Computer Application (M.C.A.) - 2018

Test Date: 02-05-2018 (Wednesday) Timings: 10 AM to12-30 PM & 2-30 to 5-00 PM in two sessions

Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET-2018) is conducted by Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati on behalf of A.P. State Council of Higher Education for admission into  First year of Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Computer Applications (MCA)  Lateral entry into Second year of Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programmes in University colleges and their affiliated colleges for the academic year 2018-19

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA :

a) The candidates should be Indian Nationals and should satisfy local/non-local status requirements laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulations of Admission) Order, 1974 as amended.

b) The candidates shall satisfy the rules of the concerned universities where they take admission.

c) The candidates seeking admission –

  • should have studied and passed 3 year Degree course in any faculty conducted by the Universities or its equivalent Degree Examination in 10 + 2 + 3 pattern as recognized by U.G.C (University Grants Commission). For recognized universities please log on to http://www.ugc.ac.in/recog_College.aspx For degrees / universities permitted by distance education bureau, please log on to http://www.ugc.ac.in/deb and follow the link Recognition information.
  • MBA - Degree of 3 years duration from any recognized University or its equivalent with Mathematics as one of the subjects at 10th class level.
  • MCA - Degree of 3 years duration with “Mathematics” as one of the subject at Intermediate or Degree level.
  • MCA-2nd YEAR DIRECT (lateral entry)- BCA or Degree holders in IT/CS with Mathematics at 10+2 or Degree level.
  • Note: (Candidate who passed all the subjects of the three years of any Degree course in one sitting is not eligible for admission into MBA or MCA Course.
  • Candidate with aggregate marks of 50% (45% in case of reserved categories) are alone are eligible to take admission through APICET as per the latest AICTE Approval Process Handbook 2018-19.
  • Candidates shall fulfil the eligibility criteria laid down in relevant Government Orders in vogue at the time of admissions.
  • The qualifying Degree obtained by Distance Mode Program should have recognition by Joint Committee of UGC, AICTE and DEC/DEB.
  • The candidates who are appearing for the final year degree examination shall also be eligible to appear for APICET-2018.
SUBMISSION OF ONLINE APPLICATIONS:

REGISTRATION FEE FOR ONLINE TEST Rs.550/-

IMPORTANT DATES FOR ONLINE SUBMISSION

Commencement of Submission of Online application forms

16-03-2018

Last date for submission of Online Applications

Last date for submission of online applications without late fee (Only Registration Fee Rs.550/-)

14-04-2018

Last date for submission of online applications with late fee of Rs. 2000/-(+ Rs.550/- Registration Fee)

24-04-2018

Correction of online application data already submitted by the candidate

15-04-2018 to 24-04-2018

Downloading of Hall-tickets from the website http://www.sche.ap.gov.in/icet

25-04-2018 onwards

Date of AP ICET – 2018 Examination

02-05-2018 Wednesday

Time of Examination

10 AM to12-30 PM & 2-30 to 5-00 PM in two sessions

Declaration of Preliminary Key

04-05-2018

Last Date for receiving of objections on Preliminary Key

06-05-2018

Declaration of Results

12-05-2018

About APICET-2018: GENERAL INFORMATION: The test is designed to measure the candidate's ability to think systematically, to use the verbal and mathematical skills and to assess his/her aptitude for admission into MBA/MCA programme. The Test emphasizes accuracy. Therefore, the candidate is required to go through the instructions carefully. This is an objective type test and the questions are of multiple choice. Out of the given options, the candidate has to choose the correct answer. If the Candidate gives more than one answer to any question, such answers will be ignored while awarding marks. PATTERN OF THE TEST: The test consists of 200 questions of one mark each in the following topics.

  Details

No. of Questions

Remarks

  Section-A:Analytical Ability

  (i) Data Sufficiency

20

  (ii) Problem Solving

55

  Section-B:Mathematical Ability

  (i) Arithmetical Ability

35

  (ii) Algebraical and Geometrical Ability

30

DURATION OF THE TEST

  (iii) Statistical Ability

10

150 MINUTES

  Section-C:Communication Ability

  (i) Vocabulary

10

  (ii) Business and Computer Terminology

10

  (iii) Functional Grammar

15

  (iv) Reading Comprehension

15

TOTAL

200 MARKS

SYLLABUS : Section-A: Analytical Ability:

1. Data Sufficiency: A question is given followed by data in the form of two statements labeled as i and ii. If the data given in i alone is sufficient to answer the question then choice (1) is the correct answer. If the data given in ii alone is sufficient to answer the question then choice (2) is the correct answer. If both i and ii put together are sufficient to answer the question but neither statement alone is sufficient, then choice (3) is the correct answer. If both i and ii put together are not sufficient to answer the question and additional data is needed, then choice (4) is the correct answer.

2. Problem Solving

a) Sequences and Series Analogies of numbers and alphabet, completion of blank spaces following the pattern in a:b::c:d relationship; odd thing out: missing number in a sequence or a series.

b) Data Analysis The data given in a Table, Graph, Bar diagram, Pie Chart, Venn Diagram or a Passage is to be analyzed and the questions pertaining to the data are to be answered.

c) 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.

d) Date, Time & Arrangement Problems Calendar problems, clock problems, blood relationships, arrivals, departures and schedules, seating arrangements, symbol and notation interpretation.

Section -B: Mathematical Ability

1. Arithmetical Ability Laws of indices, ratio and proportion; surds; numbers and divisibility, l.c.m. and g.c.d; Rational numbers, Ordering.; Percentages; Profit and loss; Partnership, Pipes and cisterns, time, distance and work problems, areas and volumes, mensuration, modular arithmetic. 2. Algebraical and Geometrical Ability: Statements, Truth tables, implication converse and inverse, Tautologies-Sets, Relations and functions, applications - Equation of a line in different forms. Trigonometry - Trigonometric ratios, Trigonometric ratios of standard angles, (0°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 90°, 180°): Trigonometric identities: sample problems on heights and distances, Polynomials; Remainder theorem and consequences; Linear equations and expressions; Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Matrices, Notion of a limit and derivative; Plane geometry - lines, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Circles, Coordinate geometry-distance between points. 3. Statistical Ability: Frequency distributions, Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviations, Correlation, simple problems on Probability.

Section-C: Communication Ability: Objectives of the Test Candidates will be assessed on the ability to 1. identify vocabulary used in the day-to-day communication. 2. understand the functional use of grammar in day-to-day communication as well as in the business contexts. 3. identify the basic terminology and concepts in computer and business contexts (letters, reports, memoranda, agenda, minutes etc.). 4. understand written text and drawing inferences. Part 1. Vocabulary Part 2. Business and Computer terminology Part 3. Functional Grammar Part 4. Reading Comprehension (3 Passages) Applying for APICET-2018:
  • The candidates who satisfy eligibility criteria stated above can apply for APICET-2018 through an online application in the web site www.sche.ap.gov.in/icet the details of which are given in User manual.
  • The schedule of receiving application is given on the first page under “Important Dates”.
  • The test is scheduled to be conducted in the following centers and the candidate can choose centers listed in any two districts

District

Locations

ANANTAPUR

ANANTAPUR, GOOTY, HINDUPUR

CHITTOOR

CHITTOOR , MADANAPALLE , PUTTUR , TIRUPAT

EAST GODAVARI

KAKINADA , RAJAHMUNDRY , AMALAPURAM

GUNTUR

BAPATLA , GUNTUR , NARASARAOPETA

HYDERABAD

LB NAGAR

KRISHNA

GUDLAVALLERU ,KANCHIKACHERLA ,MYLAVARAM ,VIJAYAWADA, MACHILIPATNAM

KURNOOL

KURNOOL ,NANDYAL

PRAKASAM

CHIRALA, MARKAPURAM, ONGOLE

SRI POTTI SRI RAMULU NELLORE

GUDUR, KAVALI, NELLORE

SRIKAKULAM

RAJAM, SRIKAKULAM, TEKKAL

VISAKHAPATNAM

ANAKAPALLI, ANANDAPURAM,GAJUWAKA, VISAKHAPATNAM

VIZIANAGARAM

BOBBILI, VIZIANAGARAM

WEST GODAVARI

BHIMAVARAM, ELURU, NARASAPURAM, TADEPALLIGUDEM

YSR KADAPA

KADAPA, PRODDATUR, RAJAMPETA

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