MCA Admission 2017 at Goa University – Eligibility, Application Form, Selection Procedure, Entrance Test, Dates and more info
Goa University has invited application for admission to Master of Computer Application (MCA) program through Entrance Exam for 2017 sessions.
GOA University MCA Admission 2017 Eligibility Criteria
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 applicants 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 applicants 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.
Applicant 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 will be strictly based on the Ranking obtained in the Entrance Test, which will be conducted by the Dept. of Computer Sci. & Technology, Goa University on June 06th 2017.
Applicants who have appeared for a degree examination and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply.
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 applicants from Goa. Applicants applying for admission under these categories shall be REQUIRED TO SUBMIT a VALID CERTIFICATE to that effect issued by the appropriate authorities.
MCA Entrance Test Pattern
There are four 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:
(a) Ana Analytical Ability & Logical reasoning (40 questions)
(b) General English (10 questions)
(c) Mathematics (30 questions)
(d) Computer Awareness (10 questions)
How to Apply?
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 May 19th 2017.
The same may also be downloaded from the Goa University website www.unigoa.ac.in when made available. 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 (2016-17), Department of computer science & Technology, Goa University, Taleigao Plateau, Goa – 403206.
Important Dates for MCA Admission 2017
Online Availability of Prospectus & Application Form: May 19th 2017
Last Date for Receipt of Completed Application Form: June 02nd 2017
Entrance Test Date and Time: June 06th 2017 (Tuesday, 02.00 pm to 04.00 pm)
Display of the First Provisional List of applicants for Admission (Adm Rnd 1): June 09th 2017
Last Date for Payment of Fees by applicants in the First List: June 14th 2017
Display of the Second Provisional List of applicants for Admission (Adm Rnd 2): June 15th 2017
Last Date for Payment of Fees by applicants in the Second List: June 19th 2017
Final list of applicants for Admission (Final round): June 20th 2017 (11 a.m., Tuesday)
Last Date for the Payment of Fees for those admitted in the Final Round: June 22nd 2017