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TSICET 2024: Exam date, Check TSICET results, counselling dates, admit card, syllabus, and more

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Sukanta Das

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Updated On - Nov 21,2023

TSICET 2024 Counselling for special round, spot admissions begins from November 28, 2024. Candidates can apply till Noveber 29, 2024 on the official website by paying the application fee and uploading the documents. 

  • Candidates can exercise web options on November 29, 2024. 
  • Seat Allotment order for special round will be released on November 30, 2024. 
  • The conducting authorities released the TSICET 2024 preliminary answer key on September 1. After that, TSICET 2024 Result was released on Sept 23, 2024. 

TSICE is a state-level entrance exam conducted by TSCHE to grant admission into MBA and MCA programs offered by the universities in the state of Telangana. As per TSICET 2024 Eligibility, candidates possessing a graduation degree with 50% marks are eligible for TSICET 2024. A total of 23,358 seats are available in 150+ TSICET Participating Business Schools across the state of Telangana. 

TSICET 2024 Exam Highlights

Exam Name Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test (TSICET)
Conducting Body Kakatiya University on behalf of Telangana State Council for Higher Education (TSCHE)
Minimum Eligibility Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized Board
Mode of Application Online 
Mode of Examination Online 
Courses Offered MBA and MCA
Seats Offered 23,000+ seats
TSICET Help Desk 0870-2438088

TS ICET Exam Dates

Events Dates 
TSICET Registration 2024 Starts April 7, 2024 (Open)
Registration Window closes (without late fee)

August 5, 2024

Fill TSICET Application form with a late fee of INR 1000 August 11, 2024
Application Form Correction August 8 – 11, 2024
TSICET Application Form with late fee of INR 5000 August 12 to 16, 2024
TSICET Admit Card  August 15, 2024
TSICET 2024 Exam Dates August 19 – 20, 2024
Announcement of Preliminary Key September 1, 2024
Last Date for Submission of Objections on Preliminary Answer Key

September 4, 2024

Announcement of Final Answer Key and Results

September 23, 2024

Commencement of TS ICET 2024 Councelling November 3, 2024
Provisional Allotment of Seat (Released) a


TSICET 2024 Result

TSICET Results will be announced in the form of scorecards/Rank card on September 23, 2024. The unreserved category candidates must secure at least 25% marks in order to qualify it. However, for the candidates of ST or SC categories, there are no such qualifying marks. Based on the TSICET 2024 Results, the conducting body will announce the Merit List. Candidates can check their individual TSICET 2024 Scorecard through the following steps:

  1. Visit the official website of TSICET
  2. Click on the link ‘TSICET 2024 Result’
  3. Visit the official website of TSICET
  4. Click on the ‘TSICET 2024 Rank Card’ link
  5. Enter the Hall Ticket Number
  6. Upon clicking the submit button, TSICET 2024 Rank Card will be generated

TSICET 2024 Answer Key

  • The exam conducting authority publishes Two Answer Keys i.e. Preliminary and Final answer key of TSICET 2024.
  • The preliminary answer key will be released on September 1, 2024.
  • Candidates will be able to calculate their marks before the announcement of TSICET 2024 Result
  • Candidates were also given the facility to submit their objection on primary answer key if any, to the office of the Convener, TSICET – 2024 through e-mail / Speed or Registered Post or in person within six days after publication of the preliminary answer key.
  • TSICET Final answer key will be published along with Results on September 23, 2024.
  • Candidates must note that TSICET 2024 Results and Rank List will be prepared based on the Final merit list. 

TSICET 2024 Merit List

  • Kakatiya University, Warangal, will publish a separate merit list for both the courses based on the candidates’ performance in the entrance test.
  • Candidates who score more than the cutoff marks will qualify for the next rounds.

TSICET 2024 Counselling

  • Based on this TSICET Merit list, qualified candidates will proceed for the TSICET 2024 Counselling.
  • Admission to 85% of seats shall be reserved for the local candidates.
  • 15% of the seats shall be left unreserved, as specified in the AP Educational Institutions order 1974 as amended.

TSICET 2024 Counselling will contain various steps which are discussed below:

  1. Registration – All the candidates who are selected for TSICET Counselling must register themselves by filling the registration form at the counselling center.
  2. Certificate verification – Once the registration is donethe candidates must report to the counselling center with the required list of documents mentioned below for certificate verification.
  3. Online Web Options Entry & Freezing or Locking of Options – After the certificate verification, the conducting body will release an online portal for the candidates where they have to enter their preference of colleges in the online portal and lock it.
  4. TSICET 2024 Seat Allotment – During the seat allotment process, the choices that have been locked before the deadline will be considered for seat allocation. The final seat allotment will be made on the basis of the Merit list and availability of seats apart from the candidate’s choice.
  5. Payment of Fee and Reporting in allotted college
  • The next step is the payment of the fee. Candidates are required to download the bank challan from the online website.
  • The fee can be paid in any of the Andhra Bank or Indian Bank in the state of Telangana.
  • Candidates will receive a proof of the payment and with this receipt, the candidates must report to the allotted colleges.

Documents Required for TSICET Counselling 2024

Candidates appearing for TSICET Counselling are required to take certain documents to the counselling center. Candidates of all categories must carry these documents:

  • Rank Card
  • TSICET Admit Card
  • Mark sheet of SSC / Intermediate or Equivalent Qualifying Examination
  • Class IX to Degree Certificates
  • Caste & Income certificate issued on or after April 1, 2024
  • Transfer Certificate of Degree or Equivalent
  • Residence Certificate
  • In the case of non-local candidates residential certificate of either of parents in Telangana for 10 years excluding the period of employment outside Telangana from Tehsildar.
  • Aadhar Card 

TSICET 2024 Cutoff

  • TSICET Cutoff is the minimum score required to secure admission in MBA and MBA courses offered by various colleges and institutions in the state of Telangana.
  • TSICET cutoff will depend on a lot of factors such as:
    • The number of applicants,
    • The number of seats available,
    • Previous year cut off marks and the difficulty levels of the entrance test.
  • Candidates have to score a minimum of 25% marks in the entrance test (no minimum marks in case of SC/ST candidates) to qualify for the counselling rounds.
  • Ranking of the merit list will be in the descending order of total marks scored in the entrance exam.
  • Separate Reserved category list will also be prepared.
  • Based on candidate’s performance, they will be called for Counselling procedure.

Universities Under TSICET 2024

The following list of universities offers admission in MBA/MCA two-year program. Candidates can pursue full time, part-time, evening and distance mode courses from these universities.

  • Prof. Jayashankar Agricultural University (PJSAU)
  • Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU)
  • JNT University, Hyderabad (JNTU-H)
  • Kakatiya University (KU)
  • Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU)
  • Osmania University (OU)
  • Palamur University (PU)
  • Satavahana University (SU)
  • Telangana University (TU)

TSICET Eligibility Criteria 2024

TSICET Eligibility Criteria notified by Kakatiya University is detailed below:


  • An applicant must be an Indian National.

Educational Qualification Requirements:

  • Recognized Bachelor’s Degree Examination of minimum 3 years’ duration with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of reserved categories).
  • If the qualifying degree is obtained by distance mode then it should be recognised by the joint committee of UGC, AICTE and DEC.
  • Candidates who are in their final year of the qualifying examination can also apply, provided their results will be declared on or before the TSICET Counselling Process

Age Limit 

  • There is no limit on age criteria.

Number of Attempts

  • There is no set limit for the number of attempts.


Steps to Fill TSICET Application Form 2024

Given below is a brief about TS ICET Registration 2024 Process:

Step 1: Register and Pay TSICET Application Fee

  1. Visit the official portal i.e.
  2. Click on the “Application Fee Payment” link
  3. Enter the following details asked:
  • Candidate's Name
  • Qualifying Exam Hall Ticket Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Mobile Number
  • E-Mail ID
  • Category
  • Payment Type

Pay the application fee. A payment reference ID will be generated for filling the form.

The registration fee for the TSICET is represented in the following table:

Category TS ICET 2024 Application Fee
Other candidates INR 650
SC/ST candidates INR 450

Step 2: Fill TSICET Application Form 2024

Candidates have to fill the following details:

  • Candidate’s Personal Details
  • Qualifying Examination Details
  • Exam Centre
  • Candidates’ Category as mentioned in the Caste certificate.
  • Local Area Status: AU (Andhra University), OU (Osmania University), SVU (Sri Venkateswara University) or Non-Local.
  • SSC (10th class) or equivalent details
  • Select whether Non-Minority / Minority.
  • Special Category, if applicable, such as:
  • Annual Income of the Parent
  • Address for Correspondence, contact number and email ID
  • Intermediate /Degree details

Step 3 – Upload Photo and Signature

  • Photograph Format: jpg file, Size: less than 30 KB
  • Signature Format: jpg format, Size: less than 15 KB

TSICET 2024 Form Correction

TSICET 2024 Form correction facility has begun from August 8, 2024. Candidates can correct the following the details easily during the period of form correction.

  • Qualifying Exam - Year of Appearing / Passing
  • Place of Study - Degree
  • Annual Income of Parents
  • SSC Hall Ticket Number
  • Local Area Status
  • Birth State, Birth District
  • Gender
  • Special Reservation Category
  • Type of Exam
  • Medium of Instruction in Qualifying Exam
  • Mother's Name
  • Non-Minority / Minority Status
  • Study Details
  • Address for Correspondence
  • Community / Reservation Category
  • Aadhar Card Details

TSICET 2024 Admit Card

  • TSICET 2024 Admit Card are now available for registered candidates on the official website –
  • No candidate will be allowed to appear in the exam without admit card.
  • TSICET 2024 Hall Ticket is also a necessary document for the Counselling Process and subsequent admission processes.

How to Download TSICET 2024 Admit Card?

  1. Visit the official website i.e.
  2. Click on “Download TSICET 2024 Hall Ticket” link
  3. Enter your Application No and Date of birth in DD/MM/YY format
  4. Click on “Get Hall Ticket”
  5. TSICET 2024 Hall Ticket will be generated
  6. Save it and take a print out the same for future use

Discrepancy in TSICET 2024 Admit Card

If there are any kind of discrepancies in TSICET 2024 Hall Ticket or the candidates are unable to access the admit card, they must contact the conducting authority in the address given below – 

University College of Commerce and Business Management
Kakatiya University, Vidyaranyapuri,
Warangal- 506009, Telangana
Contact No: 0870-2438088
Fax: 0870-2458088
E-mail: convenerTS [email protected]

TSICET 2024 Exam Centers

  • The Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test (TS ICET) will be held across 16 Regional Test Centers in Telangana State.
  • Candidates are given the choice to fill the city of their choice according to convenience during TS ICET Application Process.

Mentioned below are the 16 regional test centers in Telangana, along with their codes:

TSICET Test Center Center Code TSICET Test Center Center Code
Adilabad 11 Mancherial 19
Hyderabad 12 Nalgonda 20
Jagityal 13 Nizamabad 21
Karimnagar 14 Sangareddy 22
Khammam 15 Siddipet 23
Kodad 16 Vikarabad 24
Kothagudem 17 Wanaparthy 25
Mahabubnagar 18 Warangal 26

TSICET 2024 Exam Pattern

TSICET 2024 will be conducted in online mode. The medium will be English only for Section-C and English & Telugu for Section-A & Section-B of the question paper. The table enlists further details related to TSICET 2024 Exam Pattern:

Mode of Examination Online
Medium of Examination English and Urdu
Total Duration 150 minutes
Total number of questions 200
Total number of sections 3 (Analytical Ability, Mathematical Ability, Communication Ability)
Type of questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Number of choices per question 4
Marking Scheme 1 mark for correct answer; 0 marks for unanswered questions; No negative marking for incorrect answer

TS ICET Practice Papers

The previous year's question papers are a good source for practice. Kakatiya University also releases a Mock Test for the TS ICET aspirants before the commencement of test. Check out the following table for previous years’ practice papers:-

TSICET Previous Year Question Papers

TSICET Older Previous Years Question Papers Answer Key
TSICET 2017 Question Paper TSICET 2017 Answer Key
TSICET 2016 Question Paper TSICET 2016 Answer Key
TSICET 2015 Question Paper TSICET 2015 Answer Key

TSICET 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus of TSICET as released by the organizing committee is as follows:

Section-A –  Analytical Ability 

  1. Data Sufficiency: A question is given followed by data in the form of two statements labeled as i and ii.
  • If the data given in i alone is sufficient to answer the question then choice (1) is the correct answer.
  • If the data given in ii alone is sufficient to answer the question then choice (2) is the correct answer.
  • If both i and ii put together are sufficient to answer the question but neither statement alone is sufficient, then choice (3) is the correct answer.
  • If both i and ii put together are not sufficient to answer the question and additional data is needed, then choice (4) is the correct answer.

Problem Solving:

  • Sequences and Series: Analogies of numbers and alphabet, completion of blank spaces following the pattern in a:b::c:d relationship; odd thing out: missing number in a sequence or a series.
  • Data Analysis: The data given in a Table, Graph, Bar diagram, Pie Chart, Venn Diagram or a Passage is to be analyzed and the questions pertaining to the data are to be answered.
  • Coding and Decoding Problems: A code pattern of the English Alphabet is given. A given word or a group of letters are to be coded or decoded based on the given code or codes.
  • Date, Time & Arrangement Problems: Calendar problems, clock problems, blood relationships, arrivals, departures and schedules, seating arrangements, symbol and notation interpretation.

Section-B – Mathematical Ability 

  1. Arithmetical Ability: Laws of indices, ratio and proportion; surds; numbers and divisibility, l.c.m. and g.c.d; Rational numbers, Ordering.; Percentages; Profit and loss; Partnership, Pipes and cisterns, time, distance and work problems, areas and volumes, mensuration, modular arithmetic.
  2. Algebraical and Geometrical Ability: Statements, Truth tables, implication converse and inverse, Tautologies-Sets, Relations and functions, applications - Equation of a line in different forms.
  • Trigonometry - Trigonometric ratios, Trigonometric ratios of standard angles, (0°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 90°, 180°)
  • Trigonometric identities: sample problems on heights and distances, Polynomials; Remainder theorem and consequences;
  • Linear equations and expressions; Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Matrices, Notion of a limit and derivative;
  • Plane geometry - lines, Triangles, Quadrilaterals, Circles, Coordinate geometry-distance between points.

Statistical Ability: Frequency distributions, Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviation, Correlation, simple problems on Probability.

Section-C – Communication Ability 50 Questions (50 Marks)

Candidates will be assessed on the ability to:

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

TSICET 2024 Preparation Tips

With TSICET 2024 exam just a few days away, candidates must go through the last-minute preparation tips mentioned below for TSICET 2024:

  • Candidates must focus only on revising the important topics &  formulas during the last few days before TSICET exam to avoid any confusion during the actual exam.
  • Candidates must not start with any new topics or study any extra topics which are unimportant and focus on the most important topics studied before.
  • Speed and accuracy are the two ways of ensuring effective time management during the exam. Try to solve 4-5 mock tests a week before the exam to improve your speed and accuracy.
  • Candidates are recommended not to study on the day of TSICET 2024 exam as it only increases stress. Stay calm and do not take any kind of exam stress. 
  • Candidates are suggested to sleep for a minimum of 7-8 hours before the exam day. This is essential for relaxing the brain, increasing content retention, and concentration.