TSICET 2022: Exam Dates, Application Form (Out), Eligibility, Syllabus, Preparation

Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test 2022 ( TSICET )

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Registrations: 6 Apr '22 - 27 Jun '22

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Updated on Apr 15, 2022 10:50 IST

TS ICET 2022 application form has been released. Candidates can apply for the TS ICET 2022 exam until June 27 without paying any late fee. Along with the notification, the Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE), the conducting body of TS ICET, has also released the admit card download date, exam date, and more. TSCHE is conducting the TS ICET 2022 exam on July 27 and 28. Details related to the TS ICET exam will be made available on the official website, that is, icet.tsche.ac.in. Alternatively, candidates can also find the TSICET 2022 exam details on this webpage once the notification is released.

What is TSICET?

TSICET or Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test acts as the gateway to MBA and MCA admission in Universities/institutes situated in Telangana. Kakatiya University, Warangal, on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education, conducts the TSICET exam every year. Last year, more than 54,000 candidates took the state-level entrance test for MBA/MCA admissions. The number of test-takers is likely to increase in the current session, i.e. TSICET 2022. TSICET is a computer-based exam, conducted for a duration of two and a half-hour in as many as 14 cities across Telangana.

Latest Updates:

April 8: TS ICET 2022 Registration Underway; Exam to be conducted on July 27 and 28 

TS ICET 2022 Exam Highlights

Some of the Important details about TSICET 2022 are as follows:



Exam name


TS ICET Full Form

Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test

Conducting body

Kakatiya University, Warangal

TSICET convening body

Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE)

Exam level


Exam frequency

Once a year within a two-day window

Exam mode

Online | Computer Based Test

Exam duration

150 minutes

Exam syllabus

Based on three sections namely, Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability, Communication Ability

Exam pattern

200 Questions in MCQs Format


English, Telugu, Urdu

Exam fees

INR 650 for General and OBC category and INR 450 for SC/ST category

Number of applications received

66,034 (2021 data)

Exam purpose

Admission into 273 TSICET Participating Colleges

Course offered


Number of online test centres


Exam helpdesk number


Exam website


TS ICET 2022 Important Dates

Every event in the TS ICET examination process has a specified schedule. From the release of notification to the counselling process, every event of TS ICET admission process involves a strict timeline. has The table below mentions the important dates for TS ICET 2022:

TS ICET Events

TS ICET 2022 Dates

Salient Features

Release of TS ICET 2022 notification


TSCHE will release the official notification for TSICET

Commencement of TS ICET 2022 registrations


The registration process is through the official website

Last date to register for TS ICET 2022 without a late fee


Candidates have to apply within this date to avoid a late fee

Last date for TS ICET 2022 registration with a late fee of INR 250


Registration and application submission is accepted with the late fee amount of INR 250

Last date for TS ICET 2022 registration with a late fee of INR 500


Registration and application submission is accepted with the late fee amount of INR 500

Last date for TS ICET 2022 registration with a late fee of INR 1,000


Registration and application submission is accepted with the double late fee amount of INR 1,000

TSICET application form correction

13-Jul-2022 to 17-Jul-2022

The form correction window helps candidates to rectify any details entered incorrectly by the candidates

Release of TS ICET 2022 admit card


Candidates can only download the admit card at the official website 

TS ICET 2022 exam date

27-Jul-2022 and 28-Jul-2022

The examination will be held in separate slots or days for MBA and MCA applicants

Release of TS ICET 2022 preliminary answer key


The preliminary answer keys for the exam will be released, which can be challenged by the candidates

Last date to submit objections against TS ICET 2022 preliminary answer keys


Test takers will be able to raise objections against the preliminary answer key in a specified format only

Release of TS ICET 2022 result and final answer key


The result and the final answer key are to be announced online on the official website

TS ICET 2022 counselling November 2022

Counselling for admission is conducted in an online mode within a specified period 

TS ICET 2022 Application Process

TSCHE hosts the TS ICET application form online. Candidates need to complete the TS ICET 2022 registration before the last date to appear for the exam. Space below indicates the brief steps to fill TS ICET 2022 application form:

1st Step: Payment of TS ICET application fee

2nd Step: Checking TS ICET application fee payment status

3rd Step: Filling personal details

4th Step: Filling academic details

5th Step: Uploading documents 

Watch the detailed video below to know the TS ICET 2022 application process

TSICET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

To apply for the state level MBA entrance exam, candidates need to fulfil the TSICET eligibility criteria. Space below mentions the eligibility conditions to appear for the exam:

  1. Candidates should be graduates in any discipline with a minimum of 50 per cent aggregate (45 per cent for reserved category candidates)

  2. Final year candidates are eligible to apply for TSICET 2022

  3. Candidates should be Indian citizens and should also qualify all the guidelines of local/ non-local status as provided in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulations of Admission) Order,1974.

  4. Foreign nationals aspiring for admission based on TSICET must fulfil general and special eligibility criteria mentioned by the concerned Universities

Also Read: Kakatiya University Admission 2022, Cut-off, Eligibility

TS ICET 2022 Admission Process

TSICET 2022 admission process can be divided into six stages. The admission is based on the counselling conducted for the candidates qualifying the TS ICET exam. The space below mentions the TS ICET admission process.

  1. Filling TSICET 2022 application form
  2. Issuance of TS ICET 2022 hall ticket
  3. Appearing for TS ICET 2022 exam
  4. Release of TS ICET answer key, question paper, response sheet
  5. Declaration of TS ICET 2022 results
  6. TS ICET 2022 counselling for qualified candidates

The TS ICET exam is conducted across multiple cities around Telangana.

Also Read: TS ICET 2022 Exam Centres

TS ICET 2022 Syllabus

TSCHE has divided the TS ICET exam into three sections. The three sections include Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability, and Communication Ability. The table below mentions the TS ICET syllabus 2022 in brief:

TS ICET Sections Sub-sections Topics
Analytical Ability Data Sufficiency and Problem Solving

Sequences and Series, Data Analysis, Coding-Decoding, Date, Time, Arrangement Problems, etc. 

Mathematical Ability

Arithmetical Ability, Statistical Ability, and Algebraical and Geometrical Ability

Laws of Indices, LCM and GCD, Ordering, P&L, Areas and Volumes, Frequency distributions, Median, Standard Deviation, Mean, Statements, Truth tables, Tautologies-Sets, Relations and functions, etc.
Communication Ability

Vocabulary, Grammar, Comprehensions, Computer Awareness & Business Terminology

Analogies, Antonyms-Synonyms, Foreign Words Noun & Pronoun Errors, Subject-Verb Agreement, Basic Computer Fundamentals, Keyboard shortcuts, Computer Abbreviations, Network Basics, Operating System, etc.

TS ICET 2022 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of TS ICET 2022 is on similar lines with the previous session's structure. The table below mentions the TS ICET 2022 test structure:

TS ICET 2022 Exam Features


TSICET 2022 exam mode



Three (3), namely

Section A: Analytical Ability

Section B: Mathematical Ability

Section C: Communication Ability

Number of questions


Exam duration

150 minutes

Question type

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)


English & Telugu / English & Urdu for Section A and B

English for Section C

Also Read: TSICET Exam Pattern 2022

TS ICET Preparation Tips 2022

TSICET is a speed-based test. Test takers need to answer as many as 200 questions in 150 minutes. Each question carries one mark with no negative marking for incorrect responses. To prepare well for the test, prepare a study routine, buy the best books for TSICET preparation and aim to cover topics by focusing on the underlying concepts. All the topics have difficulty standards of graduation level; therefore, most applicants are already familiar with. Candidates must schedule topics in the personalised study plan by prioritising them based on their strengths and weaknesses. Create a study plan by following the steps mentioned below:

  1. Allot at least six months to cover the TSICET syllabus
  2. Self-analyse reparation through the practice of TSICET sample papers
  3. While reading topics included in the TSICET syllabus, create small notes and revise them from time to time
  4. Do not randomly prepare the topics, follow a systematic plan to complete the topics included in the syllabus
  5. Clarify all the doubts in mind with your peer member and help others as well to clarify their doubts
Ace TS ICET 2022 within a stipulated time
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TS ICET 2022 Admit Card

TSICET 2022 admit card will be released in online mode at icet.tsche.ac.in. Candidates need to log in with their registration number, date of birth and hall ticket number of the qualifying exam to download the TSICET 2022 admit card issued against their name. TSICET 2022 admit card is a mandatory document for all test takers. Without the admit card, no candidate will be allowed to appear in the exam. The TS ICET hall ticket hosts the exam details, and some personal details that are verified at the exam centre. 

Also Read: TS ICET Exam Analysis

TS ICET 2022 Question Paper

After the exam is conducted, TSCHE releases the TS ICET question papers. The question paper of the TS ICET exam is released in PDF format for each set. Candidates can download the question papers and evaluate their performance and predict a raw score before the release of the result. The question paper file, available on the official website can also be referred for preparation in future exam sessions. Besides the help in TS ICET preparation, the TS ICET question papers shall also help during the preparation phase of APICET 2022

TS ICET 2022 Answer Key

TSCHE will release the TSICET 2022 answer keys along with the response sheets within a week of the conduct of the exam. Initially, the provisional answer key is released for all sets. Candidates can raise objections against the provisional answer keys. Subject experts will review the objections raised by the candidate, and draft a final answer key if required. The result is prepared based on the answers mentioned in the final answer key of TS ICET 2022. 

TS ICET 2022 Results

TSICET 2022 results will be announced online at the official website (icet.tsche.ac.in). Candidates can check TSICET 2022 results using the login credentials including hall ticket number, registration number and date of birth. The results are announced in the form of rank cards. To get calls from the participating colleges for the counselling round, candidates need to secure the qualifying percentage. Candidates who belong to unreserved categories need to secure 25 per cent to qualify the exam. Reserved categories do not have any minimum qualifying score.

TS ICET Result Statistics

Nearly 60,000 candidates apply for TS ICET every year. The table below mentions the TS ICET key statistics from the past two years:

Category TS ICET 2021 TS ICET 2020
Total registrations 66,034 58,392
Number of candidates who took the exam 56,962 45,975
Number of qualified candidates 51,316 41,506
Pass percentage 90.09 per cent 90.28 per cent
TS ICET 2021 Exam Statistics

TS ICET Cutoff Trends

The closing ranks for admissions based on TS ICET 2021 scores will be released along with the TS ICET 2022 counselling details. The table below mentions the TS ICET 2020 last ranks:   

Name of College

OC BOYS Last Rank 2020

Jayamukhi Institute of Technology Sciences


New Science PG College


Malla Reddy Institute of Management


OU College of Commerce Business Management


Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology


MVSR Engineering College


Dr B R Ambedkar Institute of Management and Technology


Kakatiya Institute of Technology and Science


OU PG College Siddipet


JB Institute of Engineering and Technology


TSICET 2022 Counselling

The Department of Technical Education, TSCHE will conduct TSICET 2022 counselling online. Qualifying candidates will receive a call for TSICET 2022 counselling as per their rank on the merit list. The counselling process includes steps such as document verification, option entry, seat allotment, payment of fees and self-reporting. Seat allotment to candidates is based on merit, category, gender, the local area and special reservation criteria. Candidates who will attend the first phase of TSICET 2022 counselling will be eligible for the second round as well. With the announcement of the seat allotment result, candidates can download the seat allotment letter and complete the remaining admission formalities.

TSICET 2022 Participating Institutes

TSICET 2022 scores are accepted by the following universities and their affiliated colleges for admission to MBA programmes.

Prof. Jayashankar Agricultural University (PJAU)

Dr B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU)

JNT University, Hyderabad (JNTU-H)

JNT University, Hyderabad (JNTU-H)

Kakatiya University (KU)

Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU)

Osmania University (OU)

Palamur University (PU)

Satavahana University (SU)

Telangana University (TU)

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FAQs on TS ICET 2022

Q: What are the courses offered through TSICET 2022?

A: TSICET 2022 exam is conducted for admission to two-year MBA and MCA courses.

Q: What is the validity of the TSICET score?

A: TSICET score is valid for admission to the MBA course for one year.

Q: Can a student outside the State of Telangana or Andhra Pradesh apply for TSICET?

A: To be eligible for the exam, candidates must be a citizen of India and must qualify the local/non-local status requirements laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulations of Admission) Order, 1974.

Q: Can a foreign national apply for TSICET?

A: Yes, a foreign national is allowed to apply for the TSICET exam. However, the candidate needs to fulfil all the rules laid down by the concerned universities.

Q: When will TS ICET 2022 registration start?

A: TS ICET 2022 application process typically starts in the first week of April, TSCHE will soon notify the schedule for the release of TS ICET 2022. 

Q: Is the degree obtained through distance education valid for applying to TSICET?

A: Yes, the degree is considered valid only if it is recognised by the Joint Committee of UGC, AICTE and DEC/DEB.

Q: Is there a facility to re-evaluate or re-check the TSICET result?

A: Yes, candidates can request re-evaluation or re-checking of the result. For this, candidates will have to pay INR 1,000 through a demand draft drawn in favour of the Convener of TSICET exam within 15 days from the date of declaration of result.

Q: What is the last date to apply for the TS ICET application form?

A: TSCHE is expected to commence the TSICET 2022 application process in the first week of April. The schedule will be released along with the notification.

Q: When will TSICET 2022 registration along with late fee payment end?

A: TS ICET 2022 late registration process is expected to end three-four days before the exam date. TSCHE is yet to announce the TS ICET dates 2022.

Q: What is the TSICET 2022 registration late fee amount?

A: The late fee amount of TSICET 2022 registration is INR 5,000. Candidates can also fill the TS ICET 2022 application form with a late fee amounting to INR 250, INR 500, INR 1,000. The amount increases with the exam date coming closer.

Q: When will the TSICET 2022 form correction window open?

A: TSICET 2022 form correction window is expected to open for a period of four days in the second week of August.

Q: When will the TSICET 2022 admit card be released?

A: Telangana State Council of Higher Education shall release the TSICET 2022 admit card in the second week of August.

Q: What is the mode of the TSICET exam?

A: The TSICET exam will be held in a Computer Based Test Mode (CBT). The exam duration is for 150 minutes.

Q: What will be the pattern of TSICET questions?

A: The pattern of the TSICET question paper was Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Q: What is the language of the TSICET question paper?

A: TSICET question paper was conducted in English, Telugu and Urdu. For Section A and B, candidates could take the exam either in English & Telugu/ English & Urdu. While for Section C there is no option other than the English language.

Q: Is the level of difficulty of the TSICET exam very high?

A: The level of difficulty of the TSICET 2022 exam will be moderate.

TSICET 2022 Contact Information

For any queries related to the admission process, candidates can contact at the following address.

University College of Commerce and Business Management,
Kakatiya University, Vidyaranyapuri,
Warangal – 506 009. Telangana State.
Phone: 0870-2438088

Fax: 0870-2458088 

Email:  tsicetconvener2019@gmail.com 

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The limited rank of TSICET to get a seat in Osmania university?

Reply to shaiknilofar



Beginner-Level 5

a month ago

If you want to bag a seat in Osmania University, Hyderabad, your score must be more than 150 and your rank must be under 100, if you belong to unreserved category.
But if you belong to reserved category, a score above 120 and rank under 500 is enough to get a seat in OU.


Pawan Singh Dhakad

Contributor-Level 8

a month ago

If you want to bag a seat at Osmania University, Hyderabad, your score must be more than 150 and your rank must be under 100 if you belong to the unreserved category.

Now, I'm interested in doing MBA in this AY and, my present age is 46 years. Can I get admission after qualifying the TSICET 2022?

Reply to manu nmrk

Mohit Dhakad

Contributor-Level 6

2 months ago

Just check the eligibility from the TSICET. So, that you will get the clear idea about it. Best of luck for upcoming future.


Shivang agarwal

Contributor-Level 9

2 months ago

Yes sure you can do a little bit of research and study and there is no age for doing MBA.

I don't live at my exam center location, I live in Maharashtra but I need to give TSICET exam there? What to do?

Reply to Mahesh Tumma

Riya verma

Contributor-Level 10

2 months ago

There is an option to choose the location of the nearest center available.

Nikhil Kadam

Beginner-Level 5

2 months ago

Yes, you can give the examination. Just select the nearest location to your examination centre.

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