TS ICET Counselling 2024: Dates (Soon), Registration, Web Options, Seat Allotment, Cutoff Ranks

Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test 2024 ( TSICET )

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Updated on Jul 9, 2024 12:23 IST

TS ICET 2024 Counselling: Telangana Council of Higher Education (TGCHE) releases the TS ICET counselling details on the official counselling website, tsicet.nic.in. Candidates who pass TS ICET exam with a minimum qualifying cutoff are eligible for the Telangana ICET counselling. TSCHE conducts the TS ICET counselling in an online mode with a physical certificate verification round at helpline centres. 

Telangana TS ICET MBA admission process includes counselling registration followed by physical document verification, option entry and seat allotment process. In case the seats remain vacant, TGCHE will conduct an additional TS ICET counselling round. Eligible candidates meeting the TS ICET cutoff score get their names included in the TS ICET seat allotment list. TSCHE prepares the TS ICET seat allotment list on the basis of the candidate's rank, reservation criteria, choices exercised, and document verification. Scroll down to know the insights on TS ICET counselling 2024, including counselling dates, process, eligibility criteria, documents required and more.

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Q:   How can I attend TSICET counselling?

A:

Candidates aspiring for admissions based on TS ICET ranks have to attend the TS ICET counselling. TSCHE conducts the TS ICET counselling online. Candidates having an eligible TS ICET scores can complete the TS ICET counselling registration as per the schedule. Immediately after the counselling registration, candidates have to book slots to appear for the certificate verification round. After getting the documents verified, candidates have to exercise options. Based on the exercised options, TS ICET ranks, and available seats, TSCHE will release the TS ICET seat allotment results.

The entire process for TS ICET counselling is conducted online with a physical document verification process.

 

Q:   What is the validity of TSICET scores?

A:
Typically, TSICET scores are valid for a period not exceeding a year from the result announcement date. Candidates can apply for admissions as per TSICET scores via the centralised counselling process. For instance, if the candidate is aspiring for MBA Admission in 2023-24 batch, he/she must appear for TSICET 2023. Similarly, candidates aspiring for admission to MBA 2024-25 batch must appear for TSICET 2024. However, several institutes may entertain admission via TSICET scores after the counselling window is closed. Therefore, it is advisable that candidates check the institute-specific admission criteria before applying for the entrance test.
 

Q:   What is the mode for TSICET counselling?

A:
TSICET counselling is conducted in online mode. Candidates who have qualified for TSICET must register themselves online through the official website. However, the document verification round under the counselling process is held offline at the designated helpline centres. Candidates need to visit the centre for document verification as per their rank. After the document verification process, candidates can log in to the official counselling website and fill their choice of colleges and courses in the order of their preference. The seat allotment process is also conducted online based on the merit, category, and choices filled by the candidate. Candidates can check their allotment status on the official website. The entire TSICET counselling process except the document verification round is conducted in online mode.
 

Q:   When will TSICET 2023 counselling begin? Who will be eligible to apply for the TSICET counselling?

A:

Telangana State Council of Higher Education commenced the TSICET counselling on September 6. The results, along with the final answer key were released on June 29. Candidates were able to complete the TS ICET counselling registration until September 11.

All TSICET test takers are not eligible to appear for the counselling process. The eligibility to appear for TS ICET counselling is as follows:

  • Unreserved category candidates securing marks greater than 25 per cent of the total score, i.e. 50 marks, are eligible to participate in the TSICET counselling.
  • Reserved category candidates are eligible for the counselling, irrespective of their TSICET scores.
 

TS ICET Eligibility Criteria for Admission 2024

Candidates need to participate in the counselling process for MBA/MCA admission through TS ICET. Space below mentions the eligibility conditions to be fulfilled for admission based on TS ICET 2024.

  • Only Indian nationals are eligible to fill the TS ICET counselling form
  • Candidates must belong to the state of Telangana/ Andhra Pradesh
  • Passing a minimum three-year bachelor's degree will mark the candidate eligible for MBA admission
  • Candidates must have any of the following degrees to be eligible for MBA admission
    • BCA
    • B.Sc
    • B.Com
    • B.A with mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduation level
  • A degree obtained via distance learning/ open distance learning must be recognised by a Joint Committee of UGC, AICTE and DEC/DEB

NOTE: Mere qualifying the TS ICET 2024 does not guarantee MBA/MCA admission based on the state level exam.

Q:   Who all are eligible for the TSICET counselling?

A:
TSICET counselling is conducted for candidates who have passed the Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test TSICET and have secured a rank in the merit list. To be eligible for TSICET counselling, candidates must fulfil the following criteria: 1. The candidate must have qualified for the TSICET exam by obtaining the minimum qualifying marks, I. e. 25 percent. 2. Candidates must have completed their graduation from a recognised university or institution. 3. The candidate must hold an Indian nationality. 4. The candidate must meet the eligibility criteria for the desired course and college for admission based on TSICET. 5. The candidate must have all the required documents as required at the time of Certificate verification. Candidates who fulfil the above eligibility criteria can participate in TSICET counselling process. Such candidates can apply for admission to various MBA and MCA courses offered by colleges in Telangana via the centralised counselling process.
 

Q:   What is TSICET qualifying cutoff?

A:
Every year, with the release of TSICET notification, TSCHE notifies the qualifying cutoff, also known as qualifying score. Candidates appearing for the TSICET exam must meet the qualifying cutoff to participate in the counselling process. For TSICET 2023, qualifying cutoff has not changed from the previous session, I. e. 25 per cent for unreserved category candidates. Those who belong to reserved categories are eligible for the counselling, irrespective of their scores. Out of 200 marks, your category candidates have to secure 50 marks to be eligible to participate in the counselling process.
 

Q:   What are the courses offered through TSICET exam?

A:

TSICET exam is conducted for admission to two-year MBA and MCA courses. These courses are offered by all universities in Telangana and their affiliated colleges. The university in Telangana accepting TSICET scores include:

  • Prof. Jayashankar Agricultural University (PJAU), Hyderabad
  • Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University (Dr. BRAOU), Hyderabad
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (JNTU-H)
  • Osmania University (OU), Hyderabad
  • Kakatiya University (KU), Warangal
  • Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU), Nalgonda
  • Palamuru University (PU), Mahabubnagar
  • Satavahana University (SU), Karimnagar
  • Telangana University (TU), Nizamabad
 

Q:   Is it mandatory to attend the document verification round under the TSICET counselling?

A:
Yes, it is mandatory for all candidates to attend the document verification round as part of the TSICET counselling process. During the document verification process, candidates must present their original documents for verification and provide their biometric details. The purpose of document verification is to ensure that the candidate is eligible for admission to the selected course and to prevent fraudulent activities. Candidates who do not attend the document verification round will be marked ineligible from the Telangana MBA Admission process. Such candidates will not be allowed to participate in the option entry process, further, such candidates are not considered for the seat allotment round. Therefore, it is important for candidates to attend the document verification process physically as per the schedule announced by the authorities. It is also crucial to carry all the required documents in original along with photocopies to the document verification round. Candidates who fail to produce the required documents will not be allowed to participate in further counselling process.
 

TSICET 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of TSICET 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Sep '24

Declaration of TS ICET Seat Allotment Results (Phase 1)

TENTATIVE

Sep '24

TS ICET Exercise of Web Options (Phase 1)

TENTATIVE

Sep '24

TS ICET Document Verification at Helpline Centres

TENTATIVE

Sep '24

TS ICET Slot Booking for Document Verification (Phase 1)

TENTATIVE

Sep '24

TS ICET Counselling Registration (Phase 1)

TENTATIVE
DatesPast Exam Dates

14 Jun '24

Declaration of TS ICET Results and Final Answer Key

08 Jun '24

TS ICET Preliminary Answer Key Publication

08 Jun '24 -

09 Jun '24

TS ICET Answer Key Objection Facility

TS ICET Counselling Process 2024

TSICET counselling is conducted in a hybrid mode, i.e. online and offline. Refer to the infographic below for the stepwise process of TS ICET 2024 counselling.

TS ICET Counselling Process 2021

Space below mentions the TS ICET counselling process

  1. Counselling registration
  2. Payment of processing fee
  3. Slot booking for certificate verification
  4. In-person certificate verification
  5. Exercising options
  6. Allotment of seats
  7. Payment of tuition fee as mentioned in the TS ICET allotment order

NOTE: Certificate verification is an offline process; candidates need to report at the help centre selected at the time of slot booking for certificate verification

TS ICET Counselling Registration 2024

Candidates need to complete the one-time registration by entering the following details:

After hitting the 'Submit' button, candidates will be able to view the basic information page where key details will be filled in automatically. Candidates need to provide a mobile number and email address. In addition, candidates eligible for reservation must also provide the details related to Caste Certificate and Income Certificate (if applicable).

Payment of TS ICET Counselling Fee

Once all the details are filled in, candidates must pay the counselling fee depending on their category. The registration fee can be paid in any of the following modes:

  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Net Banking

Category Wise TS ICET Counselling Fee

Category TS ICET Counselling Fee (In INR)
SC/ST 600
All other categories 1,200

TS ICET 2024 Slot Booking for Certificate Verification

Certificate verification or document verification during the TS ICET counselling is an offline process. Candidates need to book slots for certificate verification. Slot booking includes the candidates choosing a Help Line Centre (HLC), date and time. Candidates can only appear for the certificate verification as per the booked slot. Candidates failing to pay the counselling processing fee or book the slots are not permitted to participate in the certificate verification process.

TS ICET 2024 Certificate Verification

Candidates need to get their documents verified by the TSCHE officials to proceed with the participation in the TS ICET counselling process. The documents to be carried at the Help Line Centre are as follows:

  • TS ICET 2024 rank card
  • TS ICET hall ticket 2024
  • Aadhaar Card
  • SSC/ Inter or equivalent marks memo
  • Intermediate or its equivalent memo-cum-pass certificate
  • Degree memorandum of marks
  • Degree provisional pass certificate
  • Study/Bonafide Certificate from Class 9 to Degree
  • Transfer Certificate (TC)
  • Caste Certificate of SC/ST/BC/Minorities (if applicable)
  • Income Certificate issued by MRO (on or after January 1, 2024)
  • PH/NCC/CAP/Sports and Games Certificates (if applicable)
  • Residence Certificate for a period of seven years preceding the year of the qualifying exam
  • Employer Certificate (If applicable)

TS ICET Option Entry 2024

TSCHE will share login credentials to exercise options immediately after the certificate verification. Candidates will receive the login ID over the registered mobile number, while the password is to be generated by visiting the official website, i.e. tsicet.nic.in. Candidates can exercise options from home or an internet centre or helpline centre. TSCHE has set no limit on the number of options that can be exercised. Thus, candidates must choose as many options as possible to have better chances of seat allotment. Candidates can choose from the list of TS ICET participating institutes and courses during the option entry process. After submitting the options, candidates must take a printout of the final options saved.

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TS ICET Seat Allotment 2024

TSCHE will allot seats to the eligible candidates based on the following factors

  • TS ICET rank
  • Options exercised
  • Number of seats to be filled
  • Reservation criteria
  • TS ICET cutoff rank

Candidates can download the allotment order from the candidate portal using the ROC form number, TSICET hall ticket number, password, and date of birth. The TS ICET allotment order mentions details of the allotted college, tuition fee to be paid and the details of physically reporting to the college. Candidates need to pay the tuition fee to confirm the provisionally allotted seat. Failing to pay the tuition fee within the prescribed duration leads to the cancellation of the allotment order.

How to Check TS ICET Seat Allotment Order?

Candidates need to follow the steps mentioned below to check the TS ICET seat allotment order:

1st Step: Visit the official counselling website for TS ICET 2024, i.e. tsicet.nic.in

2nd Step: Click on the tab for 'Candidate Login'

3rd Step: Enter login credentials including login ID, hall ticket number, password and date of birth

4th Step: Enter the alphanumeric captcha code

5th Step: Click on the 'Sign in' button

The allotment order of TS ICET 2024 will appear on the screen along with the course fee payment and more.  

Q:   What are the documents required for TSICET counselling?

A:

Candidates require the following documents for TSICET Certificate verification process:

  • TSICET rank card
  • TSICET hall ticket
  • Aadhaar Card
  • SSC/ Inter or equivalent marks memo
  • Intermediate or its equivalent memo-cum-pass certificate
  • Degree memorandum of marks
  • Degree provisional pass certificate
  • Study/Bonafide Certificate from Class 9 to Degree
  • Transfer Certificate (TC)
  • Caste Certificate of SC/ST/BC/Minorities (if applicable)
  • Income Certificate issued by MRO (on or after January 1)
  • PH/NCC/CAP/Sports and Games Certificates (if applicable)
  • Residence Certificate for a period of seven years preceding the year of the qualifying exam
  • Employer Certificate (If applicable).
 

Q:   How can I register for TSICET counselling?

A:
Candidates qualified for the TSICET counselling must follow the steps below to complete the counselling registration: 1. Visit the official website of TSICET counselling. 2. Click on the button reading 'New Registration' 3. Fill in the TSICET registration number, hall ticket number and date of birth. 4. Several details are prefilled from the TSICET form, including personal and academic details in the registration form. 5. Upload photograph and signature in the specified format and size. 6. Pay the counselling fee via the available payment modes. After successful payment, you will receive a payment confirmation message on your registered mobile number and email ID. Candidates must then proceed for the Certificate verification. After verifying the Certificate candidates will be able to participate in the option entry process.
 

Q:   What is the TSICET counselling process?

A:
The TSICET counselling process involves the following steps: 1. Registration: Candidates who have passed the TSICET exam must register themselves for counselling by paying the registration fee online on the counselling website. 2. Document Verification: Candidates must attend the document verification process at the designated helpline centres as per their rank. They must carry all the required documents in original and photocopies for verification. 3. Choice Filling: After the document verification process, candidates must log in to the official website and fill their choice of colleges and courses in the order of their preference. 4. Seat Allotment: Based on the merit, category, and choices filled by the candidate, the seat allotment process takes place. Candidates can check their allotment status on the official website. 5. Reporting to the College: Candidates who are allotted seats must report to the respective colleges within the given time frame and complete the admission formalities. After the first round of counselling is completed, vacant seats are filled based on the second counselling round. Candidates who were not allotted a seat or those who wish for an upgrade can apply for second counselling round.
 

Q:   What is TSICET option entry process?

A:
TSICET option entryrefers to the process under the Telangana MBA counselling in which TSICET qualified candidates fill in their choice of colleges and courses in order of preference. The option entry process is a crucial step in the TSICET counselling process and determines the course and college that a candidate will be allotted based on their rank, category, availability of seats, etc. Candidates who get their documents verified after the counselling registration are allowed to participate in the TSICET option entry process. The TSICET option entry process can be completed online by following the steps below: 1. Log in to the official counselling website using registration number, TSICET hall ticket number, and date of birth. 2. Select the college and course, in order of preference, from the list of available options. 3. Save and submit the options, followed by taking a printout of these options for future reference. Candidates need to note that the option entry process is a key step in the TSICET counselling, and candidates must fill their choices carefully in order of preference. The allotment of seats will be done based on the merit, category, and preferences entered by the candidate.
 

TS ICET Counselling 2024: Final Phase

TSCHE conducts TS ICET counselling in three phases. The final phase counselling process fills the vacant seats left after the first phase of TS ICET counselling. The counselling process under the first and final phases remains the same. Certificate verification is conducted again. Candidates who haven't been able to get their certificates verified need to reach the allotted Help Line Centre for the certificate verification process. However, the candidates whose certificates were verified in the first phase can directly participate in the option entry process.

Key Highlights of TS ICET Final Phase Counselling

Here are some important points to remember after the first phase of TS ICET 2024 counselling.

  • Options exercised in the first phase of TS ICET counselling are not considered for the seat allotment after the final phase. Candidates must exercise fresh options for the final phase of the counselling.
  • Candidates who have been allotted a seat and are aspiring for a better allotment through the final phase of counselling get their initial allotment cancelled in the event of new allotment order. Such candidates do not have any claim to the allotment order generated in the first phase of TS ICET 2024 counselling.
  • The tuition fees paid during the first phase of counselling can be adjusted against the seat allotted during the final phase. However, candidates can also apply for a cancellation/withdrawal of admission.
  • Candidates who are satisfied with their seat allotted in the first phase of counselling must not exercise options in the final phase of TS ICET counselling

Eligibility for Option Entry in Final Phase of TS ICET Counselling

TSCHE will not mark all candidates eligible for the option entry in the final phase. The following candidates are eligible to exercise options in the final phase of TS ICET 2024 counselling:

  • Candidates who have secured a seat in the first phase of counselling but are not interested to join
  • Who have not secured a seat but got their certificates verified
  • Candidates who did not participate in the option entry but got their certificates verified
  • Who have secured a seat, confirmed the seat and yet aspiring for a better option
  • Any other eligible candidates

Cancellation of Seats after TS ICET Counselling

Candidates can cancel/withdraw admission until a stipulated period without forfeiture of the tuition fee paid. To cancel the allotted seats, candidates need to approach the Convener. Candidates can submit an application in person or via post or email. The documents that candidates need to submit along with the seat cancellation certificate are as follows:

  • Original receipt of certificates issued during document verification at the helpline centre.
  • Provisional allotment order
  • Receipt of fee payment
  • Request letter for cancellation of allotted seats

Refund of Tuition Fee in case of Cancellation of Admission

If the candidate plan to cancel the admission, the forfeiture of the tuition fee paid will be done as mentioned below:

  • TSCHE will not forfeit the tuition fee after the first phase seat allotment if the cancellation request is placed before the cutoff date for cancellation of admission. In this case, 100 per cent tuition fee paid will be refunded via the mode used for payment of the fee
  • 100 per cent fee is forfeited after the cancellation request is placed after the final phase in respect of University colleges
  • 50 per cent tuition fee is forfeited after the final phase and before cut off date notified for cancellation as mentioned in the allotment order
  • 100 per cent thereafter in respect of Private Unaided colleges

TS ICET 2024 Counselling: Spot Admission

The leftover vacant seats in Private Unaided MBA colleges are filled through spot admissions. This is held at the respective colleges. For this, candidates need to contact the principles of respective institutions. At the time of spot admission, candidates need to produce the following documents:

  • SSC marks memo in original
  • Marksheet of intermediate or equivalent exam
  • Marksheet of degree
  • Study certificates in original
  • TS ICET 2024 rank card
  • Caste Certificates (if applicable)
  • Residence Certificates (if applicable)

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TS ICET (Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test) is the accepted entrance exam for admission into MBA and MCA courses of all the Universities in Telangana State and their affiliated colleges. Any candidate who has a recognised bachelor’s degree with at least 50% aggregate marks (45% in case

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