TS ICET 2018 – Dates, Application Form, Admit Card, Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Gareema Bali updated on : 08 May 2018

TS ICET 2018 to be conducted on 23 and 24 May 2018 by Kakatiya University. Hall ticket has been released and can be downloaded from this page. All details on Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test 2018 here.

TS ICET 2018
TS ICET 2018 – Kakatiya University, Warangal will be conducting Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test 2018 on behalf of TSCHE. TS ICET 2018 exam date is 23 and 24 May 2018. The official notification of this state level entrance test was released on 22 February and the registration process commenced from 6 March. The candidates interested in taking admission to MBA/MCA courses offered by the Universities of Telangana State and their affiliated colleges must appear for TSICET. Any candidate having a Bachelor’s degree passed with at least 50% marks or who has appeared for final year exam of graduation is eligible to apply for this exam. The application form of TS ICET 2018 is still available online, on the official website, www.icet.tsche.ac.in and also a direct link to apply for the exam has been provided here below. Though, the last date to register for the exam without the late fee got over on 30 April, the interested candidates can still apply for the exam till 19 May 2018, but for that they will have to pay late fee of INR. 10,000, which is the maximum fee limit. Otherwise, the application fee to submit the form is INR. 650 for General category candidates and INR. 450 for reserved category candidates.
To all the duly registered candidates, the TS ICET 2018 hall ticket has been issued on 7 May 2018. For the candidates registering late for the exam, the admit card will release accordingly. Telangana ICET 2018 is a computer based test; where 200 multiple choice questions will be asked from 3 sections. The duration of the exam is 150 minutes. Read this article further for details on dates, eligibility criteria, application form & fee, syllabus, test pattern, admit card and more on TS ICET 2018.
Latest TS ICET 2018 hall ticket released on 7 May 2018. Access the link given below to download your admit card. Also, the candidates must note that they can last register for the test till 19 May 2018 only, on late fee payment of INR. 10,000.

TS ICET 2018 - General Facts

  • Name of the Exam - Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test
  • Commonly known as – TS ICET
  • Conducted by – Kakatiya University, Warangal on the basis of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE)
  • Level of Exam – State Level
  • Exam conducted for admission to MBA & other Post Graduate Management Courses

Click Here to Submit or Edit TS ICET 2018 Application Form 
Click Here to Download TS ICET 2018 Hall Ticket

TS ICET 2018 Important Dates

It is important for the TS ICET aspirants to be aware of the dates and events related to it and also keep regular track of these, so that no important date is missed. To make the task of tracking a bit easy for the candidates, some of the important events and their corresponding dates have been mentioned here in the table below.


TS ICET 2018 Dates

Official TS ICET 2018 notification released on

22 February 2018

Commencement of Online Registration

6 March 2018

Last date to fill TS ICET 2018 application form without late fee

30 April 2018

Last date to register with the late fee of Rs. 500

5 May 2018

Last date to submit application form of TS ICET 2018 with late fee of Rs. 2000

10 May 2018

Last date to submit TS ICET application form 2018 with late fee of Rs. 5000

14 May 2018

Last date to fill the form with the late fee of Rs. 10000

19 May 2018

Telangana ICET Hall Ticket released on 

7 May 2018

TS ICET 2018 Exam Date

23 and 24 May 2018

Answer Key to be issued on

27 May 2018

Result to be announced

6 June 2018

TS ICET 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The exam conducting body prescribes certain eligibility norms which must be fulfilled by every candidate interested in applying for this entrance test. Only candidates meeting the below-listed criteria must register for TS ICET.

  • Both, Indian Nationals (local/non-local) and foreign candidates are eligible to appear for TS ICET 2018 subject to them meeting other prescribed conditions.  
  • As per TS ICET 2018 eligibility criteria, there is no age restriction.
  • They should have passed their Bachelors Degree Examination of minimum three years duration from a recognized University/College with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of reserved categories) in the qualifying examination.
  • The qualifying degree, if obtained by Distance Mode Program then it should have recognition by joint committee of UGC, AICTE and DEC.
  • The candidates appearing for the final year degree examination or waiting for the result can also apply for the test.

TS ICET 2018 Application Form

The interested candidates are required register online for the test. TS ICET application form 2018 has been made available from 6 March 2018. The last date to register for the exam without the payment of late fee was 30 April 2018.

  • The applicants have the option to apply for TS ICET 2018 till 19 May 2018, i.e. a few days before the date of exam. But, such applicants will be required to pay late fee charges of INR. 10000 along with application fee amount.
  • The TS ICET 2018 application form cannot be obtained in offline mode.
  • In the application form, the candidates will be required to fill their personal, aadhar card details, category, local/non-local status, choose test city, educational, contact and other requisite details.
  • It must be ensured that the details filled in the form should be correct and valid. No opportunity to make corrections in the form will be provided after its submission.
  • To complete the application process, the candidates will be required to pay an application fee.

TS ICET 2018 Application Fee

While applying for the exam, all the candidates will have to pay an application fee. The registration process won’t conclude till the examination fee will be paid. This fee is non-refundable and can be paid in both, online and offline mode.

  • Offline - Online Centers/Citizen Service Centers, e - Seva Centers set up in the states of Telangana
  • Online - Credit Card/Debit Card or Net Banking

The amount of TS ICET application fee is as follow -


Amount of Fee

SC/ST candidates

Rs. 450/-

All other candidates

Rs. 650/-

TS ICET 2018 Exam Centres

The exam will be held at 16 regions of the Telangana state this year. Various exam centres will be set up in each of these regions to accommodate thousands of exam takers. The candidates are required to choose the exam centre of their choice and fill the same in the TS ICET 2018 application form while registering for the exam. Some of the test centres of TS ICET 2018 have been listed here below -


TS ICET 2018 Admit Card

The admit card to appear for TS ICET 2018 is now available online on the official webiste, www.icet.tsche.ac.in. The hall ticket was issued on 7 May, 2018. Only the duly registered candidates will be able to access the admit card. The exam aspirants must download their TS ICET hall ticket 2018 and carry its print out to the test centre on the exam day for verification purpose.   

  • Credentials needed for download the hall ticket are TS ICET 2018 registration number, date of birth and qualifying examination hall ticket number. 
  • No candidate will be allowed to take the exam, if they will fail to produce a valid admit card on the date of the exam.
  • The details such as Name of the candidate, complete address of the candidate, details of exam centre allotted, category, roll number, signature & photograph etc. will be all mentioned on the admit card.
  • The admit card will not be sent to any of the candidates via post or email.
  • The candidates should keep the admit card safe until the admission process concludes.

TS ICET 2018 Exam Pattern

Kakatiya University has announced the test pattern along with the exam notification. All the TS ICET 2018 aspirants must go through the exam pattern before commencing with their preparations. It will give them an idea how the questions are asked in the exam, no. of questions, sections, duration and more.

  • TS ICET 2018 will be a computer based test.
  • Objective type questions will be asked in the test.
  • 200 questions of 1 mark each will be asked.
  • Duration of exam is 150 minutes.

Check the table below for clarity on TS ICET test pattern 2018 in terms of number of sections, their names and number of questions to be asked from these sections.


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





Click Here to Take TS ICET 2018 Mock Test

TS ICET 2018 Syllabus

TS ICET is designed to measure the candidate's ability to think systematically, to use the verbal and mathematical skills and to assess their aptitude for admission into MBA programmes. Questions in the exam will be asked from 3 sections and the syllabus of these is as follow -

  • Analytical Ability - Questions will be asked from Data Sufficiency, Data Analysis, Date, Time and Arrangement Problems & Problem Solving etc.
  • Mathematical Ability - Questions will be asked from Area and Volumes, Statements, Pipes and Cistern, Numerical calculation, arithmetic, simple algebra, Linear Equations and Expressions, geometry and trigonometry etc.
  • Communication Ability - Questions will be asked from Basic and Computer Terminology, Reading Comprehensions & Vocabulary etc.

TS ICET 2018 Answer Key

The answer key is made available as a .pdf file and it lists the answers to the questions which are asked in the exam. The official TS ICET 2018 answer key (preliminary) will be released by the conducting authority on 27 May 2018. However, the final answer keys will be released along with the result on 6 June 2018.

  • The answer key will be available online only for downloading.
  • It will be issued along with the question papers of the exam.
  • By using these answer keys, the candidates will be able to match their attempted answers with the answers mentioned in the key. Also, they can estimate their score and analyze their performance.
  • The candidates can even file objections against the official TS ICET 2018 answer keys, in case any errors noticed in it. 

TS ICET 2018 Result

The result of Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test (TS ICET) 2018 will be announced on 6 June, 2018. It will be declared and published online for the candidates to check.

  • TS ICET result 2018 will furnish the marks obtained in each subject and the rank secured by the candidates.
  • Based on performance of the candidates in the test, separate merit lists will be prepared and the candidates will be called to attend counselling.
  • No qualifying marks have been prescribed for the candidates belonging to SC/ST & other reserved categories but for candidates belonging to non-reserved categories, qualifying marks will be 25% (i.e. 50 out of 200).

TS ICET 2018 Cutoff

After the announcement of result, various colleges accepting TS ICET 2018 score and granting MBA admission on its basis will decide the cutoff. It is basically the minimum marks decided after taking into consideration various factors and the candidates are required to obtain this much or more than the cutoff marks in order to get shortlisted for further admission rounds. Thousands of students apply for admission but the colleges have limited seats, therefore cutoff is applied to shortlist the eligible candidates to be considered for admission out of these thousands who apply.

TS ICET 2018 Counselling

Kakatiya University will be conducting the counselling for the TS ICET 2018 qualifying candidates in August 2018. On the basis of rank secured in TS ICET 2018, the candidates will be called to attend the counselling process.

  • The counselling process involves various stages like registration, document verification, choice filling and seat allotment etc.
  • At the time of document verification, the candidates will be required to pay the registration fee for participating in the counselling. The amount of the fee given in the table below is of the last year and can be revised this year. In case of revision, the necessary update will be made here.


Registration Fee

General/ OBC

Rs. 1,000


Rs. 500


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