HPU MCA

Himachal Pradesh University MCA Entrance Exam 2017

Himachal Pradesh University conducts the State Level Common Entrance Test 2017 for MCA Program for session 2017 – 2018  for the admission to Department of Computer Science, ( HPU Shimla ), Government / Private Colleges affiliated to HP University, Shimla and Himachal Pradesh Technical University, Hamirpur.

HPU MCA 2017 Eligibility Criteria

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 subject 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 1st July of the year concerned. The Vice-Chancellor may permit age relaxation up to a maximum of six months.

HPU MCA 2017 Exam Scheme

The admission to MCA course will be made on the basis of merit of the Entrance Examination ( written test ) conducted by H.P. University. The written test will consist of one paper of 130 marks and of 2 hours duration and shall include the following four sections :

SectionContentsMarks
AGeneral logical ability & aptitude40
BMathematics of +2 level50
CBasics of Computers and its Awareness25
DGeneral English15
Total130

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HPU MCA 2017 Seats  

CategoriesHP University 2017 Number of MCA Seats
Subsidized seats30 + 02 + 02 ( Reserved for a single Child who is a girl +
J & K Migrants )
Non - Subsidized seats90
Wards of H.P.University Employee03
Total Seats in MCA course120+ 02 + 02 + 03
Duration of the Course3 Years ( 6 Semesters )

HPU MCA 2017 Reservation 

I) Subsidized Seats :

  • 15% and 7.5% of the seats shall be reserved for bonafide Himachali Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates respectively who have passed the qualifying examination from any University established by law in India which is equivalent to the qualifying examination of H.P. University.
  •  3% of the seats shall be reserved for Physically Handicaped candidates who are Himachal Pradesh Domicile

The remaining seats shall be filled as under

  • 25% seats shall be open to all the candidates irrespective of the institution from where they have passed their qualifying examination, in which the graduates of this University shall also be eligible to compete through competitive test.
  • 75% of the seats shall be filled out of the candidates who have passed their qualifying examination from Himachal Pradesh University or H.P. Krishi Vishvavidyalaya or Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Himachal Pradesh Technical University and Central University of Himachal Pradesh or the candidates who are Himachal Pradesh Domicile irrespective of passing qualifying examination from any other Universities established by law in India which is equivalent to the qualifying examinations of Himachal Pradesh University.
  • 3% of the seats shall be reserved for Physically Handicaped candidates who are Himachal Pradesh Domicile. The Registrar, H.P. University, Shimla vide letter / notification No. 4- 16/2012HPU(Acad.) dated 2.1.2013 has conveyed the decision of Executive Council of its meeting held on 17.9.2012 taken vide Any Other Item adopted the H.P. State Govt.’s Instructions / Rules that no tuition fee be charged from the students with 40% and above disability. The student with special needs with more than 40% disability, admitted in any course of study running in the Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla will not be charged any fees with effect from the current academic session 2015-16 vide notification No. 4- 51 / 2015 HPU(Acad) dated 25th July, 2015.

(c) One supernumerary seat shall be reserved for Himachali bonafide only/single child who is a girl. In this respect, an affidavit issued by a competent authority shall have to be submitted by the candidate at the time of counseling.

(d) Three supernumerary seats shall be reserved for wards of H.P. University Employees

(e) Two supernumerary seats shall be reserved for the students of the state of Jammu and Kashmir Migerants.

Breakup of Subsidized seats as per roster for Academic Session ( 2017 – 2020 ) on 120 points basis.

1Open to all05
2HPU General18
3SC05
4ST02
5PH00
6SGC02
6For the student of J & K Migrents02
6Few Supernumerary seats for foreign National who apply through ICCR are also available as per H.P. University Rules.
Total Seats30 + 02 + 02

II) Non-Subsidized seats :

  • The eligibility for admission to the Courses against these seats will be the same as provided for other candidates.
  • The admission to these seats will be made on the merit of marks obtained in the Entrance Test

(a)    15% and 7.5% of the seats shall be reserved for bonafide Himachali Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates respectively who have passed the qualifying examination from any University established by law in India which is equivalent to the qualifying examination of H.P. University.

(b) The remaining seats shall be filled as under

  • 25% seats shall be open to all the candidates irrespective of the institution from where they have passed their qualifying examination, in which the graduates of this University shall also be eligible to compete through competitive test.
  • 75% of the seats shall be filled out of the candidates who have passed their qualifying examination from Himachal Pradesh University or H.P.Krishi Vishvavidyalaya or Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry,Himachal Pradesh Technical University and Central University of Himachal Pradesh or the candidates who are Himachal Pradesh Domicile irrespective of passing qualifying examination from any other Universities established by law in India which is equivalent to the qualifying examinations of Himachal Pradesh University.
  • No of seats 90.

Breakup of Non-Subsidized seats as per roster for Academic Session ( 2017 – 2020 ) on 120 points basis.

1Open to all17
2HPU General52
3SC14
4ST07
5Wards of H.P.University Employee03
Total Seats90+3

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HPU MCA Application Form 2017

How to Apply

All the applicants are advised to read the Prospectus / information brochure of Computer Science Department, H.P. University, Shimla–171 005 in pdf format available on University Website.

Online Application Form is Available in the university website www.hpucs.ac.in (or) www.hpuniv.in.

The duly Filled in HP MCA Application form must reach within the last date  to the following address : 

The Chairman,
Department of Computer Science,
H P University, Summer Hill
Shimla – 5.

Application Fee

  • For General : Rupee1000/-
  • For SC / ST / IRDP / ANTODAYA :  Rupee500/-

Mode of Payment

Three modes of payment are there i.e.

  • Net Banking
  • Card Payment ( By Using Debit / Credit Card )
  • Other Payment modes in which Challan is generated

The applicant has to take the print out of that Challan to the nearest SBI Branch for depositing the Cash.

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HPU MCA Exam Centres 2017

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

The University reserves the right to allot any examination centre to the candidate irrespective of the choice given by the candidate.

HPU MCA 2017 Admission Procedure

Himachal Pradesh University 2017 MCA Admission Procedure is based on the Entrance Exam and Counselling Schedules.

HPU MCA Results 2017

Himachal Pradesh University MCA Entrance Exam Results will be declared on 17th June, 2017.

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HPU MCA 2017 Counseling Details

The counselling shall be held in the H.P. University campus for admission to the MCA course 2017. The candidates are required to check the website of the Department www.hpucs.ac.in (or) http://hpuniv.nic.in for the results, merit list and counselling schedules. No separate result cards and intimation regarding counselling shall be sent to the candidates.

The counselling shall be held strictly as per the duly published counselling schedule posted on the website. The candidate has to attend the counselling in person along with all the original testimonials such as Date of Birth ( DOB ) proof, 10+2, graduation, bonafide resident, proof of only child who is a girl, proof of category etc.

The schedule for counselling to Subsidized Seats for Department of Computer Science, HPU Shimla Campus :

Date of Interview/ AdmissionDayTime for reporting for interview in the office of the Dept
1st July, 2017Saturday10:00 AM

Note :

  • The candidates will be called for counselling in order of merit in the ratio 1:3 times of vacant seats.
  • The applicants called for interview shall be clearly mentioned in the merit list displayed on the website http://hpucs.ac.in or http://hpuniv.in or http://hpuniv.nic.in and notice board of the Department. No separate intimation in this regard shall be sent to the candidates.
  • Last date for Admission against the vacant / vacated Seats ( if any ) : 21st July, 2017
  • Admission with the permission of the Vice-chancellor, the dead line for closing admission even, if seat remain vacant for MCA course ( for both subsidized and non subsidized ) : 9th August, 2017.

Resolving a Tie

The following Formulae shall be adopted to resolve a tie for Admission :

  • In case of a tie in marks scored in the entrance test, the candidate securing higher %age of marks in the qualifying exam shall be admitted first.
  • Even if the tie is not resolved, the candidate having higher aggregate marks in any two of the following (in which his marks are higher) shall be admitted first: Matriculation / Hr. Sec. Part-I / Hr. Sec. Part-II / Prep / Pre-Med / PreEngineering / Intermediate / any other equivalent examination.
  • Further, if the tie is still not resolved, the candidate younger in age shall be admitted first.

The schedule for counselling to Non-Subsidized Seats for Department of Computer Science, HPU Shimla Campus : 

Date of Interview/ AdmissionDayTime for reporting for interview in the office of the Dept
1st July, 2017Saturday10:00 AM

The schedule for counselling to Non-Subsidized Seats for Department of Computer Science, H.P.University, Shimla Campus :

Date of Interview/ AdmissionDayTime for reporting for interview in the office of the Dept.
10th July, 2017Monday10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

The schedule for counselling to Regional Centre Dharmshala, K.L.B.D.A.V Girls College For Technology, Palampur Affiliated to H.P. University will be held in the department of Computer Science, H.P. University, Shimla-5 on the following dates :

Date of Interview/ AdmissionDayTime for reporting 
FromTo
22nd July, 2017Saturday10:00 AM2:00 PM
25th July, 2017Tuesday10:00 AM2:00 PM
28th July, 2017Friday10:00 AM2:00 PM
31st July, 2017Monday10:00 AM2:00 PM
4th August, 2017Friday10:00 AM2:00 PM
7th August, 2017Monday10:00 AM2:00 PM

HPU MCA 2017 Important Dates

S.NoEventsDates
1Online filling up of MCA Entrance Application form commences from25th April, 2017
2Last date for filling up the ONLINE MCA Entrance Application Form20th May, 2017
3Last date for submitting the hard copy of MCA Entrance Application Form in the office of Computer Science Department by post (through registered post only) or by hand5th May, 2017
4Admit Cards download begins on24th May, 2017
5Date of Entrance Examination31st May, 2017
6Declaration of Result17th June, 2017

Contact Details 

Himachal Pradesh University
Gyan Path,Summer Hill
Shimla-171005(Himachal Pradesh)
Telephone No. : 0177 – 2832569,
Fax No. : 0177 – 2830775, 0177 – 2830912,
Email : chairman.dcs.hpu@gmail.com,
Website : www.hpucs.ac.in, www.hpuniv.nic.in.

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