ICET 2010 Examination procedure and Model Question Paper Pattern And Analysis:
A total of 200 questions will be asked in ICET. They have to be answered within two and a half hour (150 minutes) time.
Three divisions are present in the test:
75 questions are asked from mathematical and analytical ability divisions each. Questions are present in English and Telugu. Each correct answer carries one mark and there is not negative marking in ICET.
Examining the previous years ICET question papers, will conclude that ICET is easier than the other MBA and MCA course entrance tests. Time management is the crucial thing in the success of ICET. Less than one minute will be present to answer each question. Intense practice will train to answer the questions in the specified time.
Out of 75 questions asked in this division, 20 will be from data sufficiency. To answer these questions, knowledge in reasoning, arithmetic, and algebra is necessary. So it is better to get command over these topics and then answer the questions related to data sufficiency.
To answer 10 questions from data sufficiency, practice of tables, charts, pie charts, Venn diagrams is needed.
Vedic mathematics helps for some extent to finish off the calculations in the test. Coding and decoding questions will be easy from this division. They will incur more marks within less time. Totally 10 questions from this topic will be asked. They can be answered easily if the previous years question papers are prepared.
In this division, 15 questions from grades and 10 questions from odd men out are asked. For these also, preparing previous years papers will be useful. Data – time arrangement aspect will contain questions from calendars, clocks, blood relations, linear arrangements, circular arrangements and others.
Out of 75 questions from mathematical ability, 35 are from arithmetic, 25 from algebra and geometry, 10 questions will be from probability and statistics. In arithmetic, questions will be based on the topics of number system, LCM, GCM, percentage, time and work, time-speed-distance, averages, ratio and proportion, allegations, areas and mensuration.
In the topic of Algebra and geometry, questions will be asked from co-ordinate geometry, trigonometry, matrices, relations, functions, limits and derivatives, binomial theorem and plain geometry.
Questions from statistics topic are also asked. Basic level questions from coins and dices will be asked in probability.
Out of 50 questions in this division, 15 are from reading comprehension. Totally three passages are given. Each one contains 5 questions and carries 5 marks. Generally passages will be of 300 words. Try to read and understand it in one minute.
Read English newspapers daily and observe the time taken for the reading of each news item. By counting the number of words in it, the reading ability in one minute can be calculated. By practicing daily two times in this way, reading can be done in less time. In the last year ICET question paper, comprehension passages are from interview importance, planned life and Nehru’s policies are given.
For answering the 10 questions in the Vocabulary aspect, practicing the word origins will be beneficial. Not only that, by learning 50 to 60 words daily, nearly 2000 new words can be learnt within the examination date. Revising the previously learnt questions is necessary.
Read business articles in the newspapers for the business and computer terminology. Reading the books related to basics of computers will be useful. Observe the questions asked in previous question papers.
What is meant by LCD Monitor?
What is meant by Cache?
What is the meaning of Capital spending?
Celebrity who is promoting a product is known as?
15 questions will be asked from grammar. They are asked from parts of speech, active and passive voice, direct and indirect speech. Questions on prepositions and phrasal verbs are also asked.
|Question paper model|
|Section A||Analytical ability||75||75|
|Section B||Mathematical ability||75||75|
|Section C||Communication ability||50||50|
ICET 2010 Application procedure:
Graduation students in any subject are eligible for appearing in ICET exam. Final year exam writing students are also eligible to write.
Candidates aspiring to get admitted into MCA need to have mathematical as one of the subjects in intermediate or graduation.
ICET applications are available in all main post offices, university post offices, Andhra bank main branches and e-seva centres across the state.
Filled in application forms should be submitted before 5th April 2010
ICET exam date: 27th May 2010
For more details, visit www. icet2010.net
Useful Refence Books for ICET:
ICET MBA & MCA by Deepthi publications.
Appolo’s Top Rankers Guide for ICET.
The Pearson Guide too ICET Exam by Edgar Thorpe.
ICET MBA & MCA by Vijetha Competitions
English is easy by B.S.C Publications.
Quicker Maths by Tyra.