MCA Entrance Exam Syllabus and Pattern

S.No

University Name

Exam Pattern

Exam Duration

Syllabus and contents

1.

Andhra Pre-MCA

Multiple-Choice only

2 Hrs.

Mathematics, quantitative aptitude and reasoning.

2.

Anna University

Multiple-Choice only

2 Hrs.

40 questions in mathematics, 40 questions in reasoning, 20 question in computer awareness

3.

Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune

Multiple-Choice only

2 Hrs. 30 Mins.

200 multiple choice questions based on mathematics at X, XII level – Logical and abstract reasoning, fundamentals of IT, verbal ability and reading comprehension, C language concepts.

4.

Banaras Hindu University

Multiple-Choice only

2 Hrs. 30 mins

One paper carrying 450 marks containing multiple-choice questions on Mathematical Aptitude Test Areas (+2 Level) and multiple-choice questions on Analytical and Logical Reasoning, etc.

5.

B.I.T.S. Ranchi

Multiple-Choice only

2 Hrs.

Total: 150 questions including 60 questions of Mathematics (10+2) level, 40 questions of Computer Awareness, 30 questions of Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning and 20 questions of General Awareness.

6.

Cochin University

Objective Type

2 Hrs.

About 50% of the Questions will be from Mathematics covering areas of Engineering Mathematics / B.Sc. Subsidiary level Mathematics while the remaining Questions will be to test the ability of the Candidate in Logical Reasoning based on Pictures, Geometrical figures, Patterns of Words, Number Sequence, Set Theory, Logic Decoding etc.

7.

Delhi University

Multiple-Choice only

2 Hrs. 15 mins

50 question of mathematics of B.Sc. level and 50 questions of deductive and logical ability.

8.

Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra

two papers (objective type)

2 Hrs.

The questions in this paper will cover: logical reasoning, quantitative reasoning, high school mathematics, vocabulary, English comprehension and verbal ability.

9.

GNDU, Amritsar

Multiple-Choice and descriptive

2 Hrs.

10 Multiple-Choices in each of Maths. General awareness mental ability, English, computer and 15 descriptive questions in Maths, computer science. (B.Sc. level)

10.

H.P. Shimla

Multiple-Choice only

2 Hrs.

40 in Maths of +2 & B.Sc level. 40 in reasoning & quantitative aptitude & 20 in English.

11.

Hyderabad University

Multiple-Choice only

3 Hrs.

Part-A includes mental ability & Part-B includes mathematics

12.

Integrated Common Entrance Test

Multiple-Choice only

2 Hrs. 30 Mins.

Section-A: Analytical Ability
Problem Solving, Data Sufficiency.
Section-B: Mathematical Ability
Arithmetical Ability, Algebrical and Geometrical Ability, Statistical Ability.
Section-C: Communication Ability
Vocabulary, Business and Computer Technology, Functional Grammar, Reading Comprehension.

13.

IIC, South Campus, Delhi

Multiple-Choice only

3 Hrs.

The question paper will have two parts.
Part-I: General English Comprehension, Analytical Ability & Reasoning.
Part-II: Mathematics, Physics, Electronics and basic knowledge of Computers.

14.

Indraprastha University, Delhi

150 objective type questions

2 Hrs. 30 Mins.

Each question shall carry four marks. There will be negative marking for incorrect answers. The Test will carry 600 marks. (i) Mathematics-25%, (ii) English Language & Comprehension-25%, (iii) Computer Awareness-25%, (iv) Logical and Analytical Ability-25%

15.

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Multiple-Choice Only

3 Hrs.

The questions in the entrance examination for admission to the MCA programme may cover the following areas of study as well as their applications: Trigonometry, Modern Algebra and Matrix Theory, Theory of Equation, Calculus &
Analytical Geometry, Differential Equations, Real Analysis, Statistics & Probability, Elementary Numerical Analysis, Logical Ability, Fundamentals of Computer, Elements of Data Structures, Computer Organisation, C Language

16.

Karnataka MCA PGCET

Objective Type

2 Hrs.

The question paper shall comprise of 80 questions. There shall be two parts A & B.
Part-A shall consist of 60 questions of 1 mark each.
Part-B shall consist of 20 questions of 2 marks each covering the full syllabus.
Syllabus includes Maths, Computer Awareness, Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning, General Awareness & General English.

17.

Kurukshetra

Multiple-Choice only

3 Hrs.

Mathematics logical and analytical ability and English comprehension.

18.

Madurai Kamraj University

Objective type

1 Hrs. 40 mins

The entrance test will have a component of Mathematics at the 10+2 level constituting 30%, a component of logical reasoning / analytical ability at the level of bachelor’s degree constituting 30%, a component of proficiency of English at the level of Bachelor’s degree constituting 10% and a component of introductory knowledge of computers and computer application at introductory level constituting 30%.

19.

M.P. Pre MCA

Multiple-Choice only

2 Hrs. 15 mins

The test shall have only one question paper containing questions from the subjects – Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science and Logical & Numerical ability.

20.

NIT Allahabad (Under Nimcet )

Multiple-Choice

2 Hrs. 30 Mins.

Mathematics: (40 questions), Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning: (50 questions), Computer Awareness: (15 questions), General English: (15 questions)

21.

NIT Bhopal (Under Nimcet )

Multiple-Choice

2 Hrs. 30 Mins.

Mathematics: (40 questions), Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning: (50 questions), Computer Awareness: (15 questions), General English: (15 questions)

22.

NIT Calicut (Under Nimcet )

Multiple-Choice

2 Hrs. 30 Mins.

Mathematics: (40 questions), Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning: (50 questions), Computer Awareness: (15 questions), General English: (15 questions)

23.

NIT Durgapur (Under Nimcet )

Multiple-Choice

2 Hrs. 30 Mins.

Mathematics: (40 questions), Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning: (50 questions), Computer Awareness: (15 questions), General English: (15 questions)

24.

NIT Jhamshedpur (Under Nimcet )

Multiple-Choice

2 Hrs. 30 Mins.

Mathematics: (40 questions), Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning: (50 questions), Computer Awareness: (15 questions), General English: (15 questions)

25.

NIT Raipur (Under Nimcet )

Multiple-Choice

2 Hrs. 30 Mins.

Mathematics: (40 questions), Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning: (50 questions), Computer Awareness: (15 questions), General English: (15 questions)

26.

NIT Surathkal (Under Nimcet )

Multiple-Choice

2 Hrs. 30 Mins.

Mathematics: (40 questions), Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning: (50 questions), Computer Awareness: (15 questions), General English: (15 questions)

27.

NIT Trichy (Under Nimcet )

Multiple-Choice

2 Hrs. 30 Mins.

Mathematics: (40 questions), Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning: (50 questions), Computer Awareness: (15 questions), General English: (15 questions)

28.

NIT Warangal (Under Nimcet )

Multiple-Choice

2 Hrs. 30 Mins.

Mathematics: (40 questions), Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning: (50 questions), Computer Awareness: (15 questions), General English: (15 questions)

29.

Pondichery University

Multiple-Choice only

2 Hrs.

Comprehension and verbal ability, Analytical Ability, Logical Reasoning, Mathematical Aptitude (10+2 level), General Awareness in Computer Science.

30.

P.S.G. Coimbatore

Multiple-Choice only

2 Hrs.

Mathematics and reasoning

31.

Pune University

Multiple-Choice

3 Hrs.

Two types of questions: aptitude and mental ability (includes few questions on general English) and mathematics, few graduation level questions from zero or more the following: Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physic, Chemistry, Electronics, Accounting and Economics.

32.

Punjab University, Chandigarh

Multiple-Choice and descriptive

2 Hrs.

Part-A: 25 questions based on logical reasoning, Numerical ability and abstract reasoning.
Part-B: 60 questions based on maths of the level of 10+2 course of CBSE or any other examination of the equivalent level.
Part-C: 15 questions based on Computer Fundamentals. For each wrong answer ¼ mark will be deducted.

33.

Punjabi University

Multiple-Choice & description

3 Hrs.

50 Multiple-Choice in each of Maths, English, and mental ability and 10 in mathematics. (Descriptive)

34.

Roorkee University

Objective Type with multiple choice questions

3 Hrs.

Weightages in the MCA Test Paper for Maths, Computer Awareness and Analytical Ability & General Awareness components will be in the ratio 4:2:1. There will be negative marking for wrong answers to Objective type questions.

35.

Thapar Institute of Technology, Patiala

Multiple-Choice and description

3 Hrs.

Mathematics, Computer Awareness, General Knowledge/ Analytical Ability

36.

Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore

Objective Type

2 Hrs.

Question Paper will contain 110 questions, with a maximum of 100 marks.

37.

University of Jammu

Objective Type

2 Hrs. 20 Mins

Question Paper consist of Mental Ability, English Comprehension and Maths of 12th standard.

38.

U.P. Technical University, Lucknow

Objective Type

2 Hrs.

Question Paper consist of (i) Maths – Modern Algebra, Algebra, Probability, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate Geometry, Calculus, Vectors, Dynamics, Statics, (ii) Statistics, (iii) Logical Ability.

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