Admission for Master of Computer Application (M.C.A.) – 2014

Testdate: 01-6-2014Timings:  03.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.


BCA/B.Sc. with Mathematics from a recognized University/B.Sc. (Information Technology)/B.Sc. Computer Science.

No. of Seats: 24Test Centres: Pantnagar


MENTAL APTITUDE: (50 questions)
The questions in this section will cover logical reasoning and quantitative aptitude. Some of the questions will be on comprehension of a logical situation and questions based on the facts given in the passage.

MATHEMATICS: (90 questions)

Set Theory: Concepts of sets Union Intersection Cardinality Elementary counting theorem permutations and combinations.

Probability and Statistics: Basic concepts of probability theory, Averages, 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 lines, intersections 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 normal, simple examples of maxima and minima. Integration of functions 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 AWARENESS: (30 questions)

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

GENERAL ENGLISH: (30 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, Meanings of words and phrases, Technical writing.

Application Procedure :

The application form and Prospectus for admission to a degree programme can be obtained by post from the Coordinator Admissions, G.B. Pant University Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar by sending a crossed bank draft of Rs. 200/- drawn in favour of PEECRF A/C, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar payable at S.B.I./ U.Co. Bank/PNB, Pantnagar alongwith a request accompanied by 30 x 25 cm size self-addressed stamped envelope bearing postage stamps worth Rs. 19/- by Ordinary Post & Rs. 36/- by Registered Post or on cash payment at the Designated Post Offices by depositing Rs. 200/- + Rs. 40/- as handling charges. List of post offices from where the application form & Prospectus can be had are Almora Postal Division – Almora H.O., Ranikhet H.O., Bageshwar MDG, Dwarahat S.O., Syalde S.O. Chamoli Postal Division – Gopeshwar S.O., Joshimath S.O., Karnprayag S.O., Rudraprayag MDG Dehradun Postal Division – Dehradun GPO, Roorkee H.O., Haridwar MDG, Rishikesh S.O. Nainital Postal Division – Nainital H.O., Pantnagar S.O., Rudrapur MDG, Kashipur MDG, Ramnagar S.O., Haldwani H.O., Kichha S.O., Khatima S.O. Pauri Postal Division – Pauri H.O., Lansdown, Kotdwar H.O., Srinagar Garhwal Pithoragarh Postal Division – Pithoragarh H.O., Champawat MDG, Dharchula S.O., Lohaghat S.O., Didihat S.O. Tehri Postal Division – Chamba S.O., New Tehri H.O., Narendra Nagar S.O. Uttarkashi MDG, Lucknow GPO and New Delhi GPO. The candidates appearing in the qualifying examination can also apply provided that they must produce original mark-sheet of final year indicating class/division obtained at time of counselling failing which their candidature will not be considered for counselling.

Examination fee & last date for submission of application:

  • The Last date for sale of application form and Prospectus at Post Offices & by post from the University is 26.03.2014.
  • The last date for submission of completed application forms is 02.04.2014.
  • The Examination fee is non-refundable.Examination Fee
    Examination Fee for MCA: Rs. 1000.00
  • The application form duly completed in all respects should be accompanied with a Fee Deposit challan receipt (enclosed) from State Bank of India. The amount can be deposited in the State Bank of India Account No. 31602568538 directly in any Branch. However, in case there is no SBI Branch, they can deposit the fee through Account Payee Bank Draft in favour of “PEECRF A/C G. B. PANT UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE & TECHNOLOGY, PANTNAGAR” drawn on United Commercial Bank, Pantnagar (Code 678) Pantnagar Branch, State Bank of India, Pantnagar (Code 1133) or Punjab National Bank, Pantnagar (Code 4446) or a University cash receipt for the aforesaid amount, alongwith a unstamped self-addressed envelope supplied with the application form must reach the Coordinator (Admissions), G. B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar 263145, Uttarakhand before the last date as given in (b) and (c) above.

The question paper will contain 200 multiple-choice questions distributed as follows:


Mental Aptitude

50 questions



90 questions


Computer Awareness

30 questions


General English

30 questions

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