INTEGRATED COMMON ENTRANCE TEST (ICET) – 2014 (A.P. COMBINED)

Admission for Master of Computer Application (M.C.A.) - 2014

Testdate: 23-05-2014 (Friday)Timings: 10.00 A.M - 12.30 P.M

Applications are invited for appearing at the Integrated Common Entrance Test (ICET-2014) for admission into M.B.A. and M.C.A. courses (full time/part-time/evening/distance mode) offered by the following Universities in the State of Andhra Pradesh including their affiliated colleges for the academic year 2014-2015 to be conducted by Kakatiya University, Warangal (as per G.O.Ms.No. 25, dated: 19.03.2004; G.O.Ms.No.108 dated 30-7-2005; and G.O.Ms. No.66, dated 15-07-2011 of Higher Education Department and its amendments). 1. Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University (ANGRAU), 2. Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU), 3. Adikavi Nannaya University (AKNU), 4. Andhra University (AU), 5. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU), 6. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University (BRAU), 7. Dravidian University (DU), 8. JNT University, Ananthapur (JNTU-A), 9. JNT University, Hyderabad (JNTU-H), 10. JNT University, Kakinada (JNTU-K), 11. Kakatiya University (KU), 12. Krishna University (KrU), 13. Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU), 14. Osmania University (OU), 15. Palamur University (PU), 16. Rayalaseema University (RU), 17. Sri Krishnadevaraya University (SKU), 18. Sri Venkateswara University (SVU), 19. Satavahana University (SU), 20. Sri Padmavati Mahila Viswavidyalayam (Women’s University) (SPMU), 21. Telangana University (TU), 22. Vikrama Simhapuri University (VSU), 23. Yogi Vemana University (YVU) Eligibility: 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 up to date (as per G.O. Ms.No. 25, dated: 19.03.2004 & G.O.Ms.No.108, dated 3-7-2005,Higher Education Department, dated 30-7-2005 and its amendments). b. The candidates other than Indian Nationals should satisfy the rules of the Universities concerned c. The candidates seeking admission- i. 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. d. The qualifying Degree obtained by Distance Mode Program should have recognition by joint committee of UGC, AICTE and DEC. e. The candidates who are appearing for the final year degree examination shall also be eligible to appear for ICET-2014 f. Admission into any college depends on its Recognition/Affiliation by the Statutory Bodies. g. Qualifying marks in ICET-2014 is 25% and no minimum marks are prescribed for SC/ST candidates. Mere qualification in the entrance test does not entitle a candidate to have been admitted into MBA/MCA course unless the candidate: i. appears for Counseling at the notified Centers ii. applies in response to the admission notification issued by the authority concerned (for part-time\evening\distance mode) iii. satisfies all the eligibility criteria for admission as stipulated by the authority concerned SYLLABUS : 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. The test consists of 200 questions of one mark each in the following topics. Section – A: Analytical Ability  Data Sufficiency : 20 Questions Problem Solving : 55 Questions Section – B: Mathematical Ability Arithmetical Ability : 35 Questions Algebraical and Geometrical Ability: 30 Questions Statistical Ability : 10 Questions Section – C: Communication Ability Vocabulary : 10 Questions Business and Computer Terminology: 10 Questions Functional Grammar : 15 Questions Reading Comprehension : 15 Questions Section-A: Analytical Ability: 75Q (75 Marks) 1. Data Sufficiency: 20Q (20 Marks) 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 55Q (55 Marks) a. Sequences and Series 25Q (25 Marks) 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 10Q (10 Marks) 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 10Q (10 Marks) 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 10Q (10 Marks) Calendar problems, clock problems, blood relationships, arrivals, departures and schedules, seating arrangements, symbol and notation interpretation. Section -B: Mathematical Ability 75Q (75 Marks) i. Arithmetical Ability 35Q (35 Marks) 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. ii. Algebraical and Geometrical Ability 30Q (30 Marks) 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. iii. Statistical Ability: 10Q (10 Marks) Frequency distributions, Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviations, Correlation, simple problems on Probability. Section-C: Communication Ability: 50Q (50 Marks) 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 10Q (10M) Part 2. Business and Computer terminology 10Q (10M) Part 3. Functional Grammar 15Q (15M) Part 4. Reading Comprehension (3 Passages) 15Q (15M) Submission of Online Applications : ICET-2014 Applications should be submitted through ONLINE mode only. The Registration fee for online submission and late fee, if applicable, may be paid at AP Online Centers / Mee Seva Centers, e - Seva Centers in A.P. and also through payment gateway (Credit Card/Debit Card). ONLINE APPLICATION FEE : Rs. 250 Important dates :

Date of Commencement of Submission of Online Applications

24-02-2014

Last date for Submission of Online Applications

Without Late Fee : Rupees 250/-

04-04-2014(Friday)

With a Late fee of Rs. 500/- (Reg. Fee Rs.250 +Late Fee Rs.500 = Rs.750/-)

15-04-2014 (Tuesday)

With a Late fee of Rs. 2,000/- (Reg. Fee Rs.250 +Late Fee Rs.2,000 = Rs.2,250/-)

25-04-2014 (Friday)

With a Late fee of Rs. 5,000/- (Reg. Fee Rs.250 +Late Fee Rs.5,000 = Rs.5,250/-)

06-05-2014 (Friday)

With a Late fee of Rs. 10,000/- (Reg.Fee Rs.250 +LateFeeRs.10,000= Rs.10,250/-)

19-05-2014 (Monday)

The Registration fee / Late fee may be paid at AP Online Centers / Mee Seva Centers / e-Seva centers in A.P and also through payment gateway (credit/debit card). The ICET-2014 examination will be held at the following 30 Regional Test Centers in Andhra Pradesh

Code

Place

Code

Place

Code

Place

Code

Place

Code

Place

11.

Adilabad

17.

Hyderabad

23.

Kuppam

29.

Ongole

35.

Vijayawada

12.

Amalapuram

18.

Kadapa

24.

Kurnool

30.

Rajahmundry

36.

Vikarabad

13.

Anantapur

19.

Kakinada

25.

Mahabubnagar

31.

Sangareddy

37.

Visakhapatnam

14.

Chittoor

20.

Karimnagar

26.

Nalgonda

32.

Siddipet

38.

Vizianagaram

15.

Bhimavaram

21.

Khammam

27.

Nellore

33.

Srikakulam

39.

Wanaparti

16.

Guntur

22.

Kothagudem

28.

Nizamabad

34.

Tirupati

40.

Warangal