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HPU Shimla Master of Computer Application (MCA) Admission 2020, Eligibility, Fees, Selection

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HPU Shimla MCA Entrance Exam 2020 - Himachal Pradesh University Shimla has released the notification for Entrance Test for admission to Master of Computer Application (MCA) program offered at Department of Computer Science, HP University Shimla, Regional Centre Dharamshala, and K.L.B.D.A.V. Girls College for Technology, Palampur for the academic session 2020. Applications can be submitted on or before May 30, 2020

Interested candidates can check all the details related to HPU MCA Entrance Test 2020 like application form, schedule, eligibility, admit card, exam pattern, result and more from the page below.


HPU Shimla MCA Entrance Exam 2020 Important Dates

Start Date of Online Application Process

06th May 2020

Last Date of Submission of the Hard Copy of the Application

30th May 2020

Entrance Exam Date

Will be notified later, on the website

Declaration of Result

Will be notified later, on the website

Counseling Starts

Will be notified later, on the website



Duration of the Course

3 years (6 Semesters)


Student Intake

Subsidized Seats

30 + 02 + 02

Non-Subsidized Seats

90 + 03

Total Seats in MCA Course

120 + 02 + 02 + 03 = 127

Few Supernumerary seats for foreign nationals who apply through ICCR are also available as per H.P. University Rules


Eligibility Criteria for HPU MCA Admission 2020

The Eligibility Criteria for HPU MCA 2020 is as follows:

Any of the following option may be satisfied

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST) from a University established by law in India, with Mathematics at +2 level. OR

BCA/B. Sc. (IT)/ B. Sc. (Computer Science)/B.Sc. Physical Science(Computer Science)/ B.A. with Computer Science/B.Sc. Honours with Computer Science or any graduate with computers as one of the subjects in all the three years of graduation with at least 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST) from a University established by law in India.

Age Limit


Maximum age limit for admission to MCA Course is 26 years for general category, 29 years for SC/ST category and 28 years for girl candidates, as on the 01st July of the year concerned.


The Vice-Chancellor may permit age relaxation up to a maximum of six months.


HPU MCA Entrance Test 2020 Application Process


Application form will be release online at Himachal Pradesh University’s official website


All the applicants are advised to read the Prospectus/information brochure of Computer Science Dept., H.P. University, Shimla-171005 in PDF Format Available on or, carefully and also ensure their eligibility in terms of the conditions/provisions mentioned in the information brochure


It is required to upload scanned files of photograph, signature and documents (if applicable)


Application Fee



General Category


Payment Mode

It is payable online or through challan mode. Fee once paid shall not be refunded in any case.


Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for HPU MCA 2020 is as follows

Type of Questions


Total Marks



2 hours

Medium of exam


Number of sections



Section /Marks




Section A

General logical ability & aptitude


Section B

Mathematics of +2 level


Section C

Basics of Computers and its Awareness


Section D

General English




The counseling shall be held in the H.P. University campus for admission to the MCA Course 2020. Candidates are required to check the website of the Dept.

No separate result cards and intimation regarding counseling shall be sent to the candidates; the counseling shall be held strictly as per the duly published counseling schedule posted on the website.


Exam Centres

The Entrance Test for admission to the MCA course shall be held at the following centres:


H.P. University Campus, Summer Hill, Shimla


Government College, Mandi


Government College, Hamirpur


H.P. University Regional Centre, Dharamshala, Kangra


E-Admit Card

HPU MCA 2020 E-Admit Card will be released on the official website of Department of Computer Science, Himachal Pradesh University

It is mandatory to carry a valid ID proof along with the admit card on exam day. Candidates will not be permitted to appear for the written test without a valid e-admit card.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website


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