Goa University MCA Entrance Exam

Goa University MCA Entrance Exam is conducted by the Goa University for admission to its three-year or six semester full-time Master of Computer Application (MCA) Courses. The Goa University MCA Course aims at imparting comprehensive knowledge covering all the aspects of computer use in the industry.

Goa University MCA Entrance Exam Important Dates

  • Availability of Application Form and Prospectus: May
  • Last Date for Receipt of Completed Application Form: June
  • Goa University MCA Entrance Exam Date: June
  • Goa University MCA Entrance Exam Result: July
  • For exact dates see EducationNews.Shiksha

Goa University MCA Admission Eligibility Criteria

  1. The candidate should successfully complete their graduation (any discipline) with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks (50% for candidates belonging to Reserved Category - OBC/ST/SC/PH & FF)
  2. The minimum CPI should be 6.00 in the scale of 1 to 10 (5.5 in the scale of 1 to 10 for candidates belonging to Reserved Category - OBC/ST/SC/PH/FF)
  3. The Candidate should study Mathematics as one of the compulsory subjects at HSSCE (10 2) level or other equivalent examination at a higher level.

Goa University MCA Entrance Exam Selection Process

The selection of candidates will be made on the basis of entrance exam and the merit list be prepared in two rounds-

Candidates who have graduated from Goa University will have a separate merit and a waiting list and candidates who have graduated from other universities will have a different merit and a waiting list. The lists will be as per the scores obtained in the entrance exam.

Candidates whose names were in the waiting list will now be offered admission in the order of merit and as per the vacancies in the merit list that was published in round 1.

All those candidates who are admitted provisionally should submit the relevant mark sheets and passing certificates before due date as prescribed by the university.

Goa University MCA Entrance Exam Exam Pattern

The test paper for Goa University MCA Entrance Exam covers 4 broad subject areas –
  1. Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning - 40 Questions
  2. General English - 10 Questions
  3. Mathematics - 30 Questions
  4. Computer Awareness - 10 Questions
Duration: 2 hours
Number of Questions: 90 multiple-choice questions
Total Marks: 3 marks for each correct answer and a negative marking of 1 mark each for each wrong response.

N.B.: Candidates are required to bring their own HB pencil, eraser and black ballpoint pen.
Mobile phones, Calculators or any other material are not allowed inside the examination hall.

Goa University MCA Entrance Exam Application Process

  1. The MCA application form and Prospectus can either be purchased offline from the Office of the Department of Computer Science & Technology, Goa University
  2. The application form can also be downloaded from the Goa University website www.unigoa.ac.in
  3. The applicant should fill up the application form with all appropriate details and send it along with the necessary documents to -
    Admission Coordinator
    Department of Computer Science & Technology
    Goa University
    Taleigao Plateau
  4. Candidates can also submit online application. Log on to www.unigoa.ac.in

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