Jan. 19, 2018

TS ICET 2018: Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test or TS ICET is conducted by Kakatiya University on behalf of the Telangana State Council for Higher Education (TSCHE) for admission to universities and colleges in Telangana. TS ICET 2018 will be conducted on May 17, 2018. TS ICET application form will be released in March 2018. To be eligible for TS ICET 2018 candidates must have Bachelors degree in any discipline. The exam is held in pen and paper mode for 2 hours 30 minutes across 16 regional centres. TS ICET 2018 is an objective type test convering questions form Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability and Communication Ability. The exam conducting body will prepare merit list based on candidate’s score in written exam. Candidates will be allotted state-wise ranks in the order of merit. On the basis of candidate’s rank in the merit list they will be called for TS ICET counselling. Last year, the total number of seats were 28,174 and over 70,000 candidates appeared for the exam. Read below for more details on TS ICET 2018 eligibility criteria, application form, important dates, exam pattern, syllabus, sample papers, answer key, result, cutoff, counselling and selection procedure.


Facts about TS ICET 2018

Exam name
Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test
Commonly known as
Conducted authority
Kakatiya University, Warangal
Exam level
Exam category
Programmes offered
Exam type
Exam duration
150 minutes


TS ICET Important Dates 2018

The notification for TS ICET 2018 will be released in March. The application form will be available from March to April. The exam will be held on May 17, 2018. Candidates can check below TS ICET important dates to know the events related to application, issue of admit cards, counselling and declaration of result.

TS ICET important dates

TS ICET 2018 notification
March 2018
TS ICET application form to be released
March 2018
TSI CET 2018 last date to apply
April 2018
TS ICET 2018 admit card to be issued
April 2018
TS ICET 2018 exam
May 17, 2018
TS ICET release of preliminary answer key
May 2018
TS ICET submission of objections
May 2018
TS ICET issue of final answer key
May 2018
TS ICET result to be announced
May 2018
TS ICET counselling 2018 to be held
July 2018


TS ICET Eligibility Criteria 2018

TS ICET Eligibility Criteria has been prescribed by the exam conducting authority. According to the eligibility criteria candidates must have Bachelors degree in any discipline with 50 % for general and OBC category while that for SC, ST and PwD candidates it is 45 %. Candidates appearing in final year graduation examination can also apply. Candidates must be an Indian national. Candidates who have pursued their graduation though distance mode programme can apply provided their degree is recognised by Joint Committee of UGC, AICTE and DEC/DEB.

TS ICET Application Form 2018

Candidates have to apply online for TS ICET 2018. To fill TS ICET application form candidates have to first pay the application form followed by filling the online application. After final submission of application form candidates will be provided the registration id. Candidates must take printout of TS ICET application form and a copy of fee receipt. TS ICET application fees is Rs 350 for general and OBC category while that for SC and ST is Rs 250. Fee can be paid through TS, AP online, e-Seva, Mee Seva centers and debit, credit card and net banking. Candidates must keep email id, birth certificate, academic certificates, bank details, Aadhaar card details and other documents ready to fill TS ICET application form. TS ICET application form 2018 can be filled in two steps.

Steps to fill TS ICET Application Form

Step 1: Paying the application fees

Step 2: Filling the online application form

TS ICET Exam Centres 2018

TS ICET 2018 exam will be conducted across 16 centres in Telangana. Candidates have to enter their choice of preferred TS ICET exam centres while filling the application form. The examination authority reserves the right to allot TS ICET exam centres apart from the one selected by the candidates. However, the authority also reserves the right to cancel or add more centres depending on the number of applicants. The list of TS ICET exam centres are given below.

TS ICET exam centres list



TS ICET Admit Card 2018

TS ICET admit card will be issued in April to candidates whose applications will be accepted for the exam. To download TS ICET admit card candidates have to enter their application number and date of birth. TSICET 2018 admit card will be available online and candidates have to download within the specified dates. TS ICET admit card contain candidate’s details, date, time and address of test venue. Candidates have to carry their admit card along with photo-identity proof to the examination centre on the day of exam.

TS ICET Exam Pattern 2018

TS ICET 2018 is conducted to assess a candidate’s ability to think systematically, use of verbal and mathematical skills aptitude. TSICET exam pattern has been defined by the examination authority and gives details about the marking scheme, number of questions, total marks, number of sections and time duration. The test will carry 200 questions from Data Sufficiency, Problem Solving, Arithmetical Ability, Algebraical and Geometrical Ability, Statistical Ability, Vocabulary, Business and Computer Terminology, Functional Grammar and Reading Comprehension. TS ICET 2018 will be held for 150 minutes and marks allotted is 200. Candidates can check TS ICET exam pattern.

TS ICET exam pattern

No. of Questions
Section A – Analytical Ability
1. Data Sufficiency
2. Problem Solving
Section B – Mathematical Ability
1. Arithmetical Ability
2. Algebraical and Geometrical Ability
3. Statistical Ability
Section C – Communication Ability
1. Vocabulary
2. Business and Computer Terminology
3. Functional Grammar
4. Reading Comprehension


TS ICET Syllabus 2018

TS ICET syllabus 2018 has been defined by TSCHE. The syllabus outlines the chapters from Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability and Communication Ability that candidates should cover for the exam. TS ICET syllabus is given below.

TS ICET syllabus

Analytical Ability
Mathematical Ability
Communication Ability
Data Sufficiency
Law of Indices
Problem Solving
Ration and Proportion
Basic and Computer Terminology

Sequence and Series
Functional Grammar
Data Analysis
Number System
Reading Comprehensions


TS ICET Sample Papers 2018

TS ICET sample papers gives candidates an idea about overall structure and pattern of exam. The sample papers are available online at Entrance Corner. Candidates can download the sample papers to prepare better for the exam. TS ICET sample papers are like actual question papers and are prepared based on the exam pattern and syllabus. Practising the sample papers will improve candidate’s question solving ability and time-management skills.

TS ICET previous year question papers 2018

TS ICET previous year question papers help candidates to know the type of questions asked in the exam. Candidates can download TS ICET previous year year question papers of last 14 years at Entrance Corner. The exam conducting authority releases the question papers after the completion of exam.

TS ICET Answer Key 2018

TS ICET 2018 answer key will be released in two phases. First, the preliminary answer key will be released in May. Candidates having any doubt with regard to the answers in TS ICET answer key can raise objections within the specified dates. The objections will be examined by the experts. Following which the final TS ICET answer key 2018 will be released. TS ICET answer key will contain the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. Based on the number of correct answers candidates will be able to calculate their probable score and their analyse performance.

TS ICET Result 2018

TS ICET result will be declared in May 2018. The result will be announced online and candidates have to enter hall ticket number to check the result. Along with the result, the rank card will also be made available. To download TS ICET rank card candidates have to enter hall ticket number and date of birth. On the candidate’s score, state-wise rank list will be prepared. Ranks will be allotted to candidates in the order of merit. Tie-breaking policy will be adopted to resolve the ties. The rank obtained by candidates is valid for admission for the academic year 2018-19.

TS ICET Cutoff 2018

TS ICET cutoff will be released by the exam authority after the declaration of result.The cutoff is the minimum marks that candidates have to score to qualify the exam and become eligible for counselling rounds. TS ICET cutoff will be decided based on difficulty level of the test, number of seats and number of test takers. The qualifying percentage for general category is 25 %. However, there is no qualifying percentage for SC, ST category candidates.

TS ICET Counselling 2018

TS ICET counselling will be conducted in July. Candidates will be called for counselling as per their ranks in the merit list. TS ICET counselling comprises document verification, option filling and seat allotment. Candidates allotted seats have to report to the respective colleges as per the dates to confirm their admission.

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