Goa University MCA 2017 Entrance Exam

Goa University invites application for admission to Master of Computer Application ( MCA ) Entrance Exam for the academic year of 2017 – 2018.

Goa University MCA 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Admission to the three year, six semester, full time course leading to the degree of Master of Computer Applications ( 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 examination ( 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 examination  ( 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 ).
  • The admission to first year of MCA program for the year 2017 – 2018 will be strictly based on the Ranking obtained in the ENTRANCE TEST which will be conducted by the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Goa University on 6th & 7th June, 2017.

Candidates who have appeared for a degree examination and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply. In case such candidates are selected and their results are not available at the time of admission, these candidates will be given provisional admission. Such candidates will have to furnish the proof of fulfilling the eligibility criteria, preferably at the time of Admission but not later than 30th June, 2017, failing which, their admission shall be cancelled.

Students are admitted to the first year MCA programme once every year.

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Goa University 2017 Availability and Reservation of Seats

Goa University MCA degree program has total 60 seats, with distribution of seats and reservation policy*( may be subjected to change    ) as follows :

SC – 2%1 seatPH - 3%2 seatsOther Universities 2 seats
ST – 12%7 seatsFF – 1%1 seat
OBC -27%16 seatsGeneral31 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.

  • The seats under the GENERAL category are available to students who have graduated with first degree from colleges affiliated to Goa University.
  • Seats falling vacant after exhausting respective waiting lists, under any of the above reserved categories, shall be filled from the general category as per the University rules.
  • Foreign students interested in seeking admission to the course may write / e-mail to the Admission Coordinator along with their bio-data and details of academic qualification.

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 The question paper will contain 90 multiple choice questions covering the following topics :

S.NoSubjectsNo. of Questions
1Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning40 questions
2General English10 questions
3Mathematics30 questions
4Computer Awareness10 questions

Goa University 2017 Application Form

The application fee is Rupee 1000 and is not refundable.

Students must have a valid e-mail id. Those students who do not have a valid e-mail id have to create the same. There are 2 ways of making the payment

Cash Payment at any at any branch of HDFC bank

Generate & print the bank challan of HDFC and make necessary payments at any HDFC branch. Cash payment status will be updated after 48 hours.

Credit Card / Debit Card / Online Banking

Choose the payment mode as Credit Card / Debit Card / Online Banking and make the payment using one of these 3 options and ensure that you get a success message for the transaction. In this case there is no upload of any payment proof required

The following additional fees shall be charged by the bank towards online payment services :

  • Credit Card : 1.00% of the application fee plus the service tax as applicable.
  • Debit Card : 0.75% + taxes for application fee up to Rupee 2000 and 1.00% + taxes for application fee more than Rupee 2000.
  • NET Banking : Rupee 10.00 per transaction.
  • Cash  : Rupee 20/- per challan.

Application fee once paid will not be refunded ( full or partial ) under any circumstances.

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Goa university 2017 Admission Procedure

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. These lists will be uploaded on the University website and displayed on the Notice Boards of the Department of Computer Science and Technology on 9th June, 2017.

No separate intimation will be sent to candidates. All the candidates whose names appear in the merit list must pay their fees and register by 15th June, 2017. Candidates in merit list who fail to deposit fees by 14th June, 2017 will lose their claim to admission and the same seat would be offered to the candidate in the waiting list.

Waiting List ( Round 2 ) : On 15th June, 2017, admissions will be offered to candidates in the respective waiting list ( in the order of merit ) against vacancies in the merit list. The names of these candidates will be displayed on the notice board of the department and on the University website. Candidates will have to make the payment of fees and register on or before 19th June, 2017, failing which the same seat will be offered to the next candidate in the waiting list.

Final round : On 20th June, 2017, admission will be offered to candidates in the waiting lists provided there are vacant seats. All candidates who are eligible for admission can report to the dept office at 11.00 am sharp. Admission will be offered according to the merit only to those candidates who report to the department along with the original certificates. First attempt will be made to fill these seats from the respective list in the order of merit. In case, one of the list is over, the seats will be filled by the candidates from the general merit list. The students who have been offered admission should pay their fees by 22nd June, 2017.

The candidates who are offered admission and fulfil the eligibility criteria should deposit full fees in the mode specified (instructions regarding the payment of fee will be put up on the website) Students whose results are not available at the time of admission, should also make the full payment of the fees after giving an undertaking that they are paying fees at their own risk and would be able to fulfil the eligibility criteria by 30th June, 2017. These candidates will be admitted provisionally

All those candidates who are admitted provisionally should submit the relevant mark sheets and passing certificates by 30th June, 2017, failing which their admission shall be cancelled.

The original copies of all mark sheets and relevant documents should be produced by the candidate at the time of admissions and will be retained in the department till the admission procedure is completed.

Goa University 2017 Syllabus

  • Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning
  • General English
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Awareness

Goa University 2017 Syllabus 

Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning – ( 40 questions )

The questions in this section will cover analytical and logical reasoning and based on Series, Relationships, Classification, Coding, Permutations and Combinations and Inferencing

General English – ( 10 questions )

Questions in this section will be designed to test the candidates’ general understanding of the English language. There will be questions on the following topics :

Comprehension, vocabulary, basic English Grammar ( like usage of correct forms of verbs, prepositions and articles ), word power, synonyms and antonyms, meaning of words and phrases, technical writing.

Mathematics – ( 30 Questions )

Set Theory : Concepts of sets – Union, Intersection, Cardinality, Elementary counting; permutations and combinations.

Probability and Statistics : Basic concepts of probability theory, Dependent and Independent events, frequency distributions, measures of central tendencies and dispersions.

Algebra : Fundamental operations in algebra, expansions, factorization, simultaneous linear / quadratic equations, indices, logarithms, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, determinants and matrices.

Coordinate Geometry : Rectangular Cartesian coordinates, distance formulae, equation of a line, and intersection of lines, pair of straight lines, equations of a circle, parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola.

Calculus : Limit of functions, continuous function, differentiation of function, tangents and normals, simple examples of maxima and minima. Integration of function by parts, by substitution and by partial fraction; definite integrals, applications of definite integrals to areas.

Vectors : Position vector, addition and subtraction of vectors, scalar and vector products and their applications to simple geometrical problems and mechanics.

Trigonometry : Simple identities, trigonometric equations properties of triangles, solution of triangles, heights and distances, general solutions of trigonometric equations.

Computer Awarness : ( 10 Questions )

Computer Basics : Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit ( CPU ), structure of instructions in CPU, input / output devices, computer memory, and back – up devices.

Data Representation : Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit ( CPU ), structure of instructions in CPU, input / output devices, computer memory, and backup devices. Data Representation: Representation of characters, integers and fractions, binary and hexadecimal representations, binary arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, simple arithmetic and two’s complement arithmetic, floating point representation of numbers, Boolean algebra, truth tables, Venn diagrams.

Goa University 2017 Results

Goa University MCA 2017 Entrance Exam results will be declared on 9th June, 2017.

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Goa University 2017 Important Dates

1Online Availability of Prospectus & Application FormMay, 2017
2Last date for receipt of completed Application Form2nd June, 2017
3Entrance Test Date and Time6th & 7th June, 2017
4Display of the First Provisional List of candidates for Admission ( including the waiting list ) - ( Adm Rnd 1 )9th June, 2017
5Last date for payment of fees by candidates in the First List.14th June, 2017
6Display of the Second Provisional List of candidates for Admission ( including the waiting list ) - ( Adm Rnd 2 )15th June, 2017
7Last date for payment of fees by candidates in the Second List19th June, 2017
8Final list of candidates for Admission ( Final round )20th June, 2017
9Last date for the payment of fees for those admitted in the Final round22nd June, 2017

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Contact Details

The Admission Coordinator, 2017 – 2018,
Department of Computer Science & Technology,
Goa University, Taleigao Plateau,
Goa – 403206,
Telephone : 6519272 / 6519087 / 6519325,
E-mail : /,
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