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BIT Mesra MCA Entrance Exam 2018 Eligibility, Application, Dates

BIT Mesra MCA Entrance Exam 2018 for 3-Year (6-Semester) Full-Time Program

BIT Mesra MCA Entrance Exam 2018 - BITS Mesra invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to the 3-year (6-semester) Full-Time Master in Computer Applications (MCA) Program at Mesra and its Extension Centre at Jaipur, Lalpur and Noida for the session 2018-19

The admissions will be made through BIT Mesra MCA Entrance Test 2018. The Program will commence in July 2018.

Details of BIT Mesra

  • The Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, will conduct an Online Computer Based Test for shortlisting candidates for admission to its 3-year (6-semester) full-time MCA Program 2018, commencing in July 2018 at Mesra, Ranchi, and its Extension Centres at BIT Jaipur, BITLalpur and BIT Noida
  • The 3-year (6-semester) Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programme of the Institute is approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).
  • BIT Mesra was established in the year 1955 by industrialist Late Shri. B. M. Birla. The institute offers undergraduate courses in engineering, architecture, pharmacy and postgraduate courses in engineering, pharmacy, management and computer applications.


Important Dates  

Filling of Online Form Commences from: 01st March 2018

Last Date for Submission of Online Application Form: 30th April 2018

Last Date for Receipt of Printouts of duly Completed Online Forms at BIT, Mesra: 11th May 2018

Admit Card Release Date: 26th May 2018

Date for Online Entrance Test: 03rd June 2018 (Sunday)

Declaration of 1st Provisional Selection List along with complete merit list on the Institute Website/ Notice Boards: 15th June 2018

Classes will commence from the 2nd/03rd week of July 2018 at all Centres


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have passed with minimum 60% (55% for SC/ST/PwD) marks in average of all subjects in Class 12th/Equivalent Exam
  • Candidates must hold a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification of any of the Universities incorporated by an act of the central or state legislatures in India or other Educational Institutions estd by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the MHRD, Govt. of India/AIU
  • This degree must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (class 12 or equivalent) (10+2+3 system)
  • Candidates must have one of following qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA), or
  • B.Sc in Computer Science/Information Technology/Electronics, or
  • B.Sc with Mathematics or Statistics as one of the subjects at graduate level
  • Candidates with above mentioned qualifications (item-4) must have minimum 60% (55% for SC/ST/PwD) marks in average in graduation, marks to be computed as average of marks obtained in all subjects in which candidate has appeared
  • Candidates with B.Sc Honours must have minimum 60% (55% for SC/ST/PwD) marks in average in their Honours subject
  • Candidates appearing for final exams of their Bachelor’s Program in 2018 can also apply, provided they have obtained requisite marks or equivalent (as per item 5 or 6 above) based on latest available grades/marks at the time of applying, and if selected can join the program provisionally
  • Candidates with qualifications acquired through correspondence or distance-learning programs are eligible only if the programs are recognized by the DEC-IGNOU; they have passed the qualifying exam at the time of applying, with minimum 60% marks in average (55% for SC/ST)
  • Candidates with foreign diplomas should see the EdCIL website for equivalence www.edcil.co.in, and if required should obtain an equivalence certificate from the evaluation division of the AIU website www.aiuweb.org
  • In case any board/university awards grades instead of marks, the calculation of equivalent marks would be based on the procedure prescribed by the board/university


Selection Procedure

  • Candidates will be short-listed for ‘Admission’ on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the MCA 2018 online entrance test conducted by the Institute and will be notified on the Institute website and Notice
  • Candidates called for the verification of documents will be offered admission subject to fulfillment of the eligibility conditions.
  • The waitlisted candidates may be called for verification of documents and admission against the vacant seats, if any, in successive rounds, as required.
  • No separate intimation will be sent to candidates


Exam Pattern

  • The Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi, will conduct an Online Entrance Test for shortlisting candidates for admission to its 3-year (6-semester) full-time MCA Program 2018
  • Test shall comprise of 120 questions to be answered in 2 hours. Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices out of which only one is correct
  • For each correct answer, a candidate will earn 4 marks. For every incorrect answer one mark will be deducted. If a question has not been attempted no credit will be given
  • The questions will be distributed into various areas as follows and the detailed syllabus is given below:
  • Subject-A: Mathematics - 60 questions
  • Subject-B: Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning - 20 questions
  • Subject-C: Computer Awareness - 20 questions
  • Subject-D: English - 20 questions
  • Total - 120 Questions
  • Depending on the number of candidates at a given Test Center, the Test may be held upto three-time slots at the Center, that is from 09.00 am to 11.00 am, 12.00 to 02.00 pm, and 03.00 to 05.00 pm

Test Centres

  • Test Centers as follows: Allahabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Patna, Noida, and Ranchi provided there are sufficient number of candidates at each of the given Test Centers

Admit Card

  • Admit cards will be sent by e-mail/post to all eligible candidates whose properly completed application forms have been received within the stipulated time at the office of the Dean, Admissions & Academic Coordination, BIT Mesra, Ranchi
  • The admit cards may also be downloaded from the Institute website after 26th May 2018
  • Candidates should visit our Institute website www.bitmesra.ac.in periodically for any updates or any other matter related to the entrance test


No. of Seats

  • The number of seats to be offered in 2018 for the MCA Program at various Campuses is as given below:
  1. Jaipur 45 Seats
  2. Lalpur 120 Seats
  3. Mesra 60 Seats
  4. Noida 60 Seats



  • Currently the Institute follows reservations as given below for its MCA program
  • For all program at the Institute which are supported by any of the respective State Governments, the reservation criteria for the state quota are as per the norms of the respective State Govt.
  • For all other program the reservation criteria for SC & ST are as per the statutory norms of Central Govt. (SC -15% & ST - 7.5%)
  • The Institute observes statutory reservation for Persons with Disability (3%)
  • Upto 1 seat at all Campuses is reserved for candidates who are Sons or Daughters of Kashmiri Migrant who otherwise have qualified for admissions


Application Procedure

  • The MCA Information Brochure 2018- covers admissions to the 3-year (6-semester) full-time MCA Program 2018 offered at the Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, and its Extension Centres at Jaipur, Lalpur and Noida
  • To start online application, click on the link "Apply Online", create ‘username’ and ‘password’ when prompted
  • To apply for the MCA program 2018, eligible candidates must complete and submit the online application form available on Institute website www.bitmesra.ac.in
  • Pay application fee of Rs.2500/- (General/OBC candidates) or Rs.1500/- (SC/ST candidates) through State Bank Collect - Net Banking or Debit/Credit Card of any nationalized bank in favour of "Birla Institute of Technology" within the given time period (Fee once remitted shall not be refunded under any circumstances)
  • Candidates must send a printout of the completed form along with required enclosures in a A4 size envelope by speed post/ reliable courier (means by which sender may track its movement on internet) to the office of "Dean Admissions & Academic Coordination, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi-835215"
  • Write Application for MCA 2018 on top of the envelope. Applications reaching us after the due date are liable to be rejected/may not be processed
  • For more details and information on application procedure, please visit their official website


Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Ranchi

(A Deemed University u/s 3 of UGC Act 1956), Mesra, Ranchi-835215 (Jharkhand), Website www.bitmesra.ac.in