AP ICET Preparation 2023: Tips and Tricks for Communication Ability

Andhra Pradesh - Integrated Common Entrance Test (APICET) 2022 ( APICET )

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AP ICET 2023 exam will be conducted in the last week of July 2023. Candidates must check the AP ICET preparation tips for Communication Ability to device effective study plan.

Preparation Tips for Communication Ability

Preparation Tips for Communication Ability

AP ICET exam is conducted for admission to MBA program of top institutes in Andhra Pradesh. The communication ability section of AP ICET exam is one of the prominent sections which cannot be prepared overnight. Candidates preparing for the AP ICET exam must devise an effective section-by-section strategy in order to succeed. This section is considered to be challenging since there are no formulas to memorize. It is important that aspirants plan long-term preparation, develop a reading habit, and understand the fundamentals of English grammar in order to pass this section.

AP ICET exam 2023 is expected to be held in the last week of July 2023. It is one of the prominent state-level examinations where around 43,000 students appear for the entrance exam every year. Communication Ability has the second highest weighting in the test.

What is Communication Ability?

Communication ability section assesses the candidate’s knowledge of English language. It is considered to be the toughest section of the three sections. This section consists of questions on functional grammar, reading comprehension, Business and computer terminology, and vocabulary.

Know How to Prepare for Communication Ability Section?

Candidates preparing for the AP ICET 2023 exam must check the important points to formulate an effective study plan for the Communication Ability section.

- Enhance vocabulary

- Develop a reading habit

- Know how to mark the right answer

- Improve accuracy

-Take mock tests

Check out some important tips for enhancing vocabulary

  • Make a list of intriguing new words you come across in newspapers, whether they are in business jargon, novels, or books.
  • Consider pronouncing that word correctly.
  • Find out where that word originated.
  • Make a list of all the antonyms, synonyms, idioms and phrases related to new words discovered.
  • Keep it up-to-date with a friend or another AP ICET aspirant on a regular basis.
  • Prior to going to bed, read for a few minutes.

Check some important tips to prepare for Reading Comprehension

  • Start your practice slowly so that it becomes habitual.
  • Understand the passage by reading the question first.
  • After you have read your entire passage, pick out the keywords from it.
  • Organize the instances involved to help you remember them more easily.
  • The key to finding the right answer is to eliminate options.

Also Read: Types of Reading Comprehension questions

Important Tips for enhancing Business and Computer Terminology

  • Continue reading newspaper focusing on the topics related to GDP, Capital/stock markets, organization role, assets, corporate social responsibility and so forth.
  • Learn to write minutes of meetings, emails, and similar aspects.
  • Learn about the basics of the computer and its origins.
  • Know the tricks, fundamentals, abbreviations, and operating systems of the computer

Importance of taking AP ICET Mock Tests

Attempting the AP ICET mock test is one of the most efficient ways of practice to excel in this section. The mock tests will help candidates provide a clear idea about the difficulty level of the question paper. Therefore, it is advised that candidates must attempt one mock test every day to enhance speed, vocabulary, and accuracy. 

Know all about: AP ICET mock test

Important tips for marking the correct answer:

  • To verify your answer, use the elimination method. Don't dwell on it.
  • The option should not be marked if it is too broad, too narrow, or too vague.
  • Connect the paragraph to the question.
  • Think from an author's perspective to answer reading comprehension questions.

How to Improve Accuracy in Communication Ability of AP ICET 2023?

  • Accuracy refers to the speed to mark the correct answer while solving any question.
  • To improve speed and accuracy candidates must practice on a regular basis. Practice helps to become familiar with the pattern and improves the grasping power.
  • Reading is another step to improve accuracy along with vocabulary. Reading helps in enhancing the knowledge of language, grammar and the correct form of a sentence.

Also Read: Verbal Ability prep - sample questions with answers

Know the AP ICET Communication Ability Syllabus

APSCHE prescribes the AP ICET syllabus every year. Candidates must know the AP ICET communication ability important topics to formulate preparation strategy. Check the table below to know the AP ICET 2023 Communication Ability section:

  1. Identify vocabulary used in the day-to-day communication (Vocabulary).
  2. Understand the functional use of grammar in day-to-day communication as well as in the business contexts (Functional Grammar).
  3. Identify the basic terminology and concepts in computer and business contexts (letters, reports, memoranda, agenda, minutes etc. (Business and Computer terminology).
  4. Understand written text and drawing inferences (Reading Comprehension (4 Passages)).

Communication Ability Weightage in AP ICET 2023

Check the table below to know the weightage for AP ICET sections:

Sections

No. of Questions

Section A: Analytical Ability

(i) Data Sufficiency 

20

((ii) Problem Solving

55

Total

75

Section B: Mathematical Ability

(i) Arithmetical Ability

35

(ii) Algebraical and Geometrical Ability

10

(iii) Statistical Ability

10

Total

55

Section C: Communication Ability

(i) Vocabulary

15

(ii) Business and Computer Terminology

20

(iii) Functional Grammar

15

(iv) Reading Comprehension

20

Total

70

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Best Books for Communication Ability Preparation

Bringing proficiency in the English language, grammar and vocabulary is crucial to score high in the Communication Ability section. Checklist of books below to master proficiency in the English language.

Name of Books

Authors

Grammar Error Spot

A Upadhyaya

Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

Objective General English

S.P. Bakshi

30 Days to More Powerful Vocabulary

Norman Lewis

Better English

Norman Lewis

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

Arihant

Proficiency in Reading Comprehension Simplifying the “Passage” for you

Ajay Singh

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