AP ICET Syllabus: The Detailed Guide

  • By Christy J. Varghese
  • 20 December 2022
AP ICET Syllabus: The Detailed Guide

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The Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, will administer the 2023 Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test or AP ICET on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education. The test is held for individuals seeking admission to MCA and MBA courses. Qualified individuals can enrol in several affiliated colleges within the State of Andhra Pradesh.

However, to prepare themselves for the MBA entrance exams, students need to be well aware of the AP ICET 2023 syllabus. The 2023 AP ICET exam syllabus is prescribed by APSCHE and comprises the topics from which the question paper is set. 

In this informative blog post, we have included all information on the AP ICET exam pattern, eligibility criteria, exam date, as well as the most important part revolving around the topic — the AP ICET Syllabus for MBA.

2023 AP ICET Exam: A Brief Overview

Exam Name

Andhra Pradesh Integrated Common Entrance Test

Conducted By

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

Exam Type


Exam Level


Courses Offered


Mode of Application


Mode of Examination


Type of Questions Asked

MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)

Number of Questions


Duration of Examination

150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes)

AP ICET Syllabus 2023: Section-Wise Break-up

The AP ICET Syllabus is divided into 3 segments that comprise a set of 200 questions. Here are the topics:

  • Communication Ability (70 Questions)
  • Analytical Ability (75 Questions)
  • Mathematical Ability (55 Questions)

AP ICET MBA Syllabus 2023 for Communication Ability

Business and Computer Terminology

Reports, Letters, Minutes, Agenda, Memoranda


Understand drawing inferences and written text

Reading Comprehension

Identification of the terminology used in everyday communication

Functional Grammar

The grammar used in everyday conversation and in commercial situations.

AP ICET MBA Syllabus 2023 for Analytical Ability

Venn Diagram

Tables and Graphs

Data Sufficiency

Arrivals and Departures

Numbers and Alphabets

Date, Time and Arrangement Problems

Seating Arrangements




Blood Relationships

Calendars and Clocks

Sequence and Series

Symbol and Notation Interpretation

Data Analysis

The missing number in a sequence

Bar Diagram

Coding and Decoding Problems

AP ICET MBA Syllabus 2023 for Mathematical Ability

This section is divided into three subsections:

  • Statistical Ability
  • Algebra and Geometrical Ability
  • Arithmetical Ability

There are certain crucial MBA subjects for AP ICET in these subsections. Refer to the table below to learn more about the subjects:

Statistical Ability


Mean, Median and Mode

Frequency Distribution

Standard Deviation


Algebra and Geometrical Ability



Coordinate Geometry

Implication Converse and Inverse


Equation of a Line in Different Forms

Statements, Truth Tables


The Notion of a Limit and Derivative

Tautologies-Sets, Relations, and Functions

Plane Geometry

Binomial Theorem

Arithmetical Ability

Pipes and Cisterns

Modular Arithmetic

Laws of Indices

Ratio and Proportion




Number and Divisibility

Areas and Volume Mensuration

Profit and Loss

Rational Numbers



Distance, Time and Work Problems

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2023 AP ICET Important Dates

The anticipated 2023 AP ICET exam dates are shown below for candidates' convenience. The exact dates will be updated soon as the notification for the 2023 AP ICET is released.


Dates of 2023 AP ICET

Key Features

2023 AP ICET Notification

May 2023 (2nd week)

The authority publishes a formal notice in the newspaper and on its website.

2023 AP ICET Registration Start Date

May 2023 (2nd week)

Applicants can fill out an online application form by enrolling on the AP ICET's official website.

2023 AP ICET Last Date of Application Form Submission (bereft of late fee)

June 2023 (2nd week)

To avoid late fees, the application form must be submitted online by the deadline.

2023 AP ICET Application Form Submission (including a late fee of ₹2,000, ₹3,000, and ₹5,000 + Registration Charges)

June 2023 (last week onwards)

The late fee is paid as a penalty for failing to submit the application form by the deadline. The late fee ranges from ₹2,000 to ₹5,000, based on the length of the delay in submitting the form.

2023 AP ICET Correction of Application Form

July 2023 (2nd week)

During this time, any errors made when filling out the registration form can be corrected.

Starting off 2023 AP ICET Admit Card Download 

July 2023 (3rd Week)

Until the exam day, admit cards may be downloaded from the official web portal.

2023 AP ICET Exam Date

July 2023 (last week)

APSCHE shall announce the dates. The exam will be taken in two sessions:

  1. 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  2. 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

2023 AP ICET Preliminary Answer Key

July 2023 (last week)

Provisional answer keys have been made available for anybody who wishes to object (if any).

Deadline for the Submission of Objections to Answer Keys

July 2023 (2nd Week)

Applicants raise an objection against 1 or more AP ICET answer keys.

2023 AP ICET Result

August 2023 (2nd Week)

On the same day, the final result, as well as the answer key, are revealed.

2023 AP ICET Counselling Registration Starts

October 2023 (2nd Week)

Applicants may register for the 2023 AP ICET counselling procedure in any order, from first to last.

Document Verification

October or November 2023

Registered applicants must check their documents online.

Exercising of Options/Web Option Selection

October or November 2023

Applicants will be able to pick their chosen district and college type in order to view the colleges.

Web Options Change

October or November 2023

Registered applicants will be allowed to make changes to their web options prior to the deadline.

Seat Allotment

October or November 2023

Seats will be assigned to applicants based on their web options.

Reporting at College and Self-Reporting

October or November 2023

Applicants who have been assigned seats must report to their colleges.

To Conclude

If you want to pursue an MBA course from Andhra Pradesh, you have to appear for the AP ICET. You can also take the CAT exam to get admission into any of the IIMs or other premier institutes. Many colleges also offer an MBA in India without CAT. No matter what the case is, we recommend you find your college through Sunstone

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