TSICET 2017 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
STATE LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test 2017 is designed to measure the candidate's ability to think systematically. TSICET 2017 is an offline i.e. pen and paper based test which is scheduled on May 19, 2017. Questions in TSICET 2017 are designed to use the verbal and mathematical skills and to assess a candidates’ aptitude for admission into MBA/MCA programme. The TSICET 2017 Exam Pattern is set in a way to emphasize over accuracy. Therefore, the candidate is required to go through all the instructions given to attempt the exam carefully.
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TSICET 2017 is an objective type test and the questions are of multiple choice. Out of the given options, the candidate has to choose the correct answer. If the candidate gives more than one answer to any question, such answers are ignored while awarding marks. So, it is very important for every candidate to mark only one right option for the given question. Every appearing candidate is highly advised to know the exact TSICET Exam Pattern, so perform successfully in the exam.
The candidates can check the TSICET 2017 Exam Pattern highlights to have an idea of the sections with the topics included in each section and number of questions for each topic. The TSICET 2017 is scheduled on May 19, 2017. The TSICET 2017 Exam Pattern Highlights are given below:
|Sections||Topics||No of questions|
|Section A- Analytical Ability||Data Sufficiency||20|
|Section B- Mathematical Ability||Arithmetical Ability||35|
|Algebraical and Geometrical Ability||30|
|Section C- Communication Ability||Vocabulary||10|
|Business and Computer Terminology||10|
|Duration of the test||150 minutes (2 hours)|
TSICET 2017 consists of 200 questions of one mark each. According to the TSICET 2017 Exam Pattern the paper is divided into three sections namely Section A, Section B and Section C. Questions are asked from various topics such as data sufficiency, problem solving equations, arithmetic problems, algebra, geometrical ability, vocabulary, statistical ability, business knowledge, computer terminology, functional grammar and reading comprehension.
Each question based on any of the mentioned topics, carries 1 mark. Questions asked are multiple choice type, so a candidate can choose any one option from the given four to grab that 1 mark. A candidate must take care of his/her speed of solving questions during TSICET 2017 Exam as one has to solve 200 questions in the total duration of 150 minutes.
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Mentioned below is the detailed syllabus of TSICET 2017. It is very important for a candidate to know the topic wise syllabus of TSICET 2017, so that he/she can prepare for TSICET 2017 Exam accordingly.
1. Data Sufficiency: 20Q (20 Marks)
Primarily a question is given along with the data comprising of two statements labelled as (i) and (ii). If the information given in (i) satisfies the answer for 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) must be marked as the correct answer. If both (i) and (ii) put together satisfy the answer to 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.
2. Problem Solving 55Q (55 Marks)
a) Sequences and Series 25Q (25 Marks)
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.
b) Data Analysis 10Q (10 Marks)
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.
c) Coding and Decoding Problems 10Q (10 Marks)
In this section a code pattern of 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.
d) Date, Time & Arrangement Problems 10Q (10 Marks)
Calendar problems, clock problems, blood relationships, arrivals, departures and schedules, seating arrangements, symbol and notation interpretation.
I. Arithmetical Ability 35Q (35 Marks)
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.
II. Algebraical and Geometrical Ability 30Q (30 Marks)
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.
III. Statistical Ability: 10Q (10 Marks)
Frequency distributions, Mean, Median, Mode, Standard Deviations, Correlation, simple problems on Probability.
Candidates are assessed on the ability to
1. Identify vocabulary used in the day-to-day communication.
2. Understand the functional use of grammar in day-to-day communication as well as in the 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.
Part 1. Vocabulary 10Q (10M)
Part 2. Business and Computer terminology 10Q (10M)
Part 3. Functional Grammar 15Q (15M)
Part 4. Reading Comprehension (3 Passages) 15Q (15M)