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Goa University Master of Computer Applications (MCA) Admission 2018

Goa University MCA Entrance Exam 2018 - Goa University invites application for admission to Master of Computer Application (MCA) Courses through an Entrance Exam for the academic year of 2018-19


Goa University MCA Entrance Exam 2018

  • Admission to the three-year, six semester, and full-time course leading to the degree of "Master of Computer Applications" (MCA) is open to any Indian National satisfying all eligibility conditions. The MCA entrance exam will be held n the month of June 2018 to admission in MCA Course
  • The MCA Course conducted by the University is aimed at imparting comprehensive knowledge and practice covering all aspects of computer use in the industry; the course content undergoes timely revisions

 

Important Dates for Goa University MCA Entrance Exam 2018

  • Online Availability of Prospectus & Application Form: 22nd May 2018
  • Last Date for Receipt of Completed Application Form: 4th June 2018
  • Ranking Test Date and Time: 6th June 2018 (9.30am)*
  • Display of the First Provisional List of candidates for Admission (including the waiting list) - (Adm Rnd 1): 14th June 2018
  • Last date for payment of fees by candidates in the First List: 18th June 2018
  • Display of the Second Provisional List of candidates for Admission (including the waiting list) - (Adm Rnd 2): 19th June 2018
  • Last date for payment of fees by candidates in the Second List. 20th June 2018
  • Final list of candidates for Admission (Final round) 21st June 2018
  • Last date for the payment of fees for those admitted in the Final round 22nd June 2018

 

Eligibility Criteria for MCA Entrance Exam

  • Admission to the 3-year (6-Semester), Full Time Course leading to the Degree of ‘MCA’ is open to any Indian National satisfying all of the following conditions:
  • Graduate in any discipline with at least 55% aggregate marks at the first degree exam (50% for candidates in Reserved Category - OBC/ST/SC/PH & FF) (or);
  • Minimum CPI must be 6.00 in the scale of 1 to 10 at the first degree exam (minimum CPI must be 5.5 in the scale of 1 to 10 for candidates in Reserved Category - OBC/ST/SC/PH/FF) (or);
  • For any other method of declaration of the result, the equivalent percentage of the above cases will be decided by the university after the applications have been received. The decision of the university is final
  • Candidate must have taken Mathematics as one of the subjects at HSSCE (10+2) level or at a higher level, (documentary proof is essential)
  • Such candidates will have to furnish the proof of fulfilling the eligibility criteria, preferably at the time of Admission but not later than 2nd July 2018, failing which, their admission shall be cancelled

 

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Selection Process

The following procedure will be followed in selection of candidates for admission

  • Merit List Round (Round-1): A separate merit list and waiting list will be prepared for candidates graduating from Goa University and those graduating from other universities; these lists will be prepared in the descending order of the score obtained in the entrance test and rules applied for breaking the tie
  • No separate intimation will be sent to candidates.
  • All the candidates whose names appear in the merit list must pay their fees and register within due date else lose their claim to admission and the same seat would be offered to the candidate in the waiting list
  • All those candidates who are admitted provisionally should submit the relevant mark sheets and passing certificates by 30th June 2018, failing which their admission shall be cancelled

 

Availability & Reservation of Seats

  • MCA Degree Program has total 60 Seats, with distribution of seats and Reservation Policy (may be subjected to change) as follows:
    • SC - 02% (01 Seat)
    • ST - 12% (07 Seats)
    • OBC - 27% (16 Seats)
    • PH - 03% (02 Seats)
    • FF - 01% (01 Seat)
    • General (31 Seats)
    • Other Universities (02 Seats)

*The reservation is only for candidates from Goa. Candidates applying for admission under these categories shall be REQUIRED TO SUBMIT a VALID CERTIFICATE to that effect issued by the appropriate authorities

 

Entrance Test Modalities

  • The duration of the Entrance Test will be for a period of two hours and will consist of 90 multiple-choice questions with four choices for each question.
  • Each correctly answered question will carry THREE marks and each wrongly answered question will lead to negative one mark
  • Candidates have to bring their own HB pencil, eraser and black ballpoint pen. Calculators, mobile phones or any other material shall not be allowed in the examination hall
  • Produce the print out of the HALL TICKET you received via email at the time of the exam

 

Entrance Test Pattern

  • There are 4 broad subject areas covered in the entrance test - Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning, General English, Mathematics and Computer Awareness. The Distribution of Questions will be as follows:
    1. Analytical Ability & Logical reasoning (40 questions)
    2. General English (10 questions)
    3. Mathematics (30 questions)
    4. Computer Awareness (10 questions)
  • All candidates who have submitted completed application forms as per the eligibility requirements are eligible to answer the entrance test

 

Application Procedure

  • The MCA Prospectus along with application form will be available for purchase from the Office of the Department of Computer Science & Technology, Goa University from 22nd May 2018
  • The same may also be downloaded from the Goa University website www.unigoa.ac.in All admission related information will be made available with regular updates, on the University Website.
  • The application form along with the necessary documents should be sent to Admission Coordinator (2017-18), Department of Computer Science & Technology, Goa University, Taleigao Plateau, Goa-403206

For more information visit the website: www.unigoa.ac.in

 

Goa University

Department of Computer Science & Technology, Goa University, Taleigao Plateau, Goa-403206, Email: admission.mca@unigoa.ac.in / jdp@unigoa.ac.in, Phone No.: 6519272/6519087, Website www.unigoa.ac.in