TSICET MCA 2023: Exam Dates (Announced), Application Form (Out), Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test 2023 ( TSICET )

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Abhishek Dhawan

Abhishek DhawanSenior Executive – Editorial

Updated on Feb 3, 2023 21:40 IST

TS ICET 2023: Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE) will soon release the TS ICET exam details along with the schedule and online application form. If the past year's trends areto eb followed, candidates can expect the TS ICET 2023 details to release in the last week of March. As per the expected schedule, candidates aspiring for MBA/MCA admission in Telangana can fill TS ICET 2023 application form in the first week of April. Candidates can expect the exam to be conducted in the last week of July 2023. However, commencing the 2023 exam season, several MBA entrance exams are being scheduled earlier than expected. Therefore, candidates can expect the TS ICET dates anytime soon.

Candidates holding a bachelor's degree are eligible for admission based on TS ICET 2023. Scroll down for more details on TS ICET 2023 exam, including the dates, eligibility criteria, pattern, syllabus, application process, etc.

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 the Telangana State Council of Higher Education, conducts the TSICET exam every year. Last year, more than 68,000 candidates took the state-level entrance test for MBA/MCA admissions. The number of test-takers is likely to remain similar in the current session, i.e. TSICET 2023. 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 & Articles:

January 25: TSICET Preparation Tips 2023: Section-wise Preparation Tips

January 25: How to prepare for TSICET 2023 Communication Ability?

January 25: How to Prepare for TSICET 2023 Analytical Ability?

January 25: How to prepare for TSICET 2023: Mathematical Ability

TSICET 2023 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of TSICET 2023 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Apr '23 - Jul '23

TSICET Registration (Without Late Fee Payment)


Jul '23

TS ICET Form Correction Window


Jul '23

TS ICET Hall Ticket Download Window


Jul '23

TS ICET 2022 Exam


Aug '23

Declaration of TS ICET Results and Final Answer Key


TS ICET 2023 Exam Highlights

Some of the Important details about TSICET 2023 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 Unreserved categories and INR 450 for reserved categories

Number of applications received

75,952 (2022 data)

Exam purpose

Admission into 273+ TSICET Participating Colleges

Course offered


Number of online test centres


Exam helpdesk number


Exam website


Also Read: TS ICET 2023 Important Dates 

TS ICET 2023 Application Process

TSCHE hosts the TS ICET application form online. Candidates need to complete the TS ICET 2023 registration before the last date to appear for the exam. The space below indicates the brief steps to fill TS ICET 2023 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 2023 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 2023.

  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 2023, Cut-off, Eligibility

TS ICET 2023 Admission Process

TSICET 2023 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 2023 application form
  2. Issuance of TS ICET 2023 hall ticket
  3. Appearing for TS ICET 2023 exam
  4. Release of TS ICET answer key, question paper, response sheet
  5. Declaration of TS ICET 2023 results
  6. TS ICET 2023 counselling for qualified candidates

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

Also Read: TS ICET 2023 Exam Centres

TS ICET 2023 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 2023 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 2023 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of TS ICET 2023 is on similar lines with the previous session's structure. The table below mentions the TS ICET 2023 test structure:

TS ICET 2023 Exam Features


TSICET 2023 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 sections A and B

English for section C

Also Read: TSICET Exam Pattern 2023

TS ICET Preparation Tips 2023

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 difficult 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 2023 within a stipulated time
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TS ICET 2023 Admit Card

TSICET 2023 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 2023 admit card issued against their name. TSICET 2023 admit card is a mandatory document for all test takers. No candidate will be allowed to appear in the exam without the admit card. 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 2023 Question Paper

After the exam is conducted, TSCHE releases the TS ICET question papers. The TS ICET exam question paper will be released in PDF format for each set. Candidates can download the question papers, 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 to 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 2023.

TS ICET 2023 Answer Key

TSCHE will release the TSICET 2023 answer keys and 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 2023.

TS ICET 2023 Results

TSICET 2023 results have been announced online at the official website (icet.tsche.ac.in). Candidates can check TSICET 2023 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 2022 TS ICET 2021 TS ICET 2020
Total registrations 75,952 66,034 58,392
Number of candidates who took the exam 68,781 56,962 45,975
Number of qualified candidates 61,613 51,316 41,506
Pass percentage 89.58 per cent 90.09 per cent 90.28 per cent
TS ICET 2022 Statistics

TS ICET 2022 Statistics

TSICET 2023 Counselling

The Department of Technical Education, TSCHE will conduct TSICET 2023 counselling online. Qualifying candidates will receive a call for TSICET 2023 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 2023 counselling will also be eligible for the second round. With the announcement of the seat allotment result, candidates can download the seat allotment letter and complete the remaining admission formalities.

TSICET 2023 Participating Institutes

TSICET 2023 scores are accepted by the following universities and their affiliated colleges for admission to MBA programmes.

Vaagdevi College of Engineering, Warangal

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)

TS ICET Cutoff Trends

The closing ranks for admissions based on TS ICET 2023 scores will be released along with the TS ICET 2024 counselling details. The table below mentions the TS ICET 2021 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


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FAQs on TS ICET 2023

Q: What are the courses offered through TSICET 2023?

A: TSICET 2023 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 2023 registration start?

A: TS ICET 2023 application process is expected to start in the first week of April in an online mode.

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 yet to release the dates for TS ICET 2023 application process. As per the previous years trends, candidates were allowed to apply until the third week of July by paying a late fee.

Q: What is the TSICET 2023 registration late fee amount?

A: Candidates can fill the TS ICET 2023 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 2023 form correction window open?

A: TSICET 2023 form correction window is expected to open in the third week of July.

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: When will TSCHE release TS ICET 2023 exam details?

A: TS ICET 2023 exam details is expected to be released in the last week of March.

TSICET 2023 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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