Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (IPU) 2018

Admission for MCA – 2018

CET Test Date:  13th May, 2018 (Sunday)Timing: 10.30 am to 1 pm

MCA CET for the following programmes:
1. Master of Computer Applications
2. Master of Computer Applications (Software Engineering)

Eligibility Conditions:
Bachelor’s Degree of a recognized University in any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate and must also have passed Mathematics and English (core or elective or functional) at least at the Senior School Certificate Examination (Class XII) of the CBSE or any other Examination recognized as equivalent thereto.
BCA/BIT/BIS of a recognized University of at least three years duration with at least 50% marks in aggregate or any qualification recognized as equivalent thereto.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology or a qualification recognized as equivalent thereto with at least 50% marks in aggregate.

Application Form Fee :
All the candidates shall submit application forms only through online mode for all Common Entrance Tests 2018. The application form is available at the University website The application form along with the Common Entrance Test Fee of Rs.1000/- excluding processing charges and taxes, as applicable, shall be available from 19 th February, 2018, onwards (Unless specified otherwise). The Application fee, the processing charges and taxes shall not be refundable under any circumstances. The Admit Cards can be downloaded by using candidates log-in ID and password, online.

Exam Pattern :
The test paper will contain 150 objective-type questions in all. The Test will be of two and a half hours duration and will carry 600 marks. The medium of the tests will be English only.

Syllabus :
(i) Mathematics- (25%)
(ii) English Language & Comprehension- (25%)
(iii) Computer Awareness- (25%)
(iv) Logical and Analytical Ability- (25%)

Guidelines for Filling of Application Form :
In addition to the instructions available at FAQ on the University website, the following guidelines may be read by all applicants before filling the application form:
1. The candidates are advised to go through the admission Brochure carefully and acquaint themselves with all requirements in respect to filling up of the Online Application Forms for the CET.
2. It will be the sole responsibility of the candidate to make sure that he / she is eligible and fulfills all the conditions prescribed for admission.
3. If ineligibility of a candidate is detected at any stage before or after examination / declaration of result or during any stage of the programme, his / her candidature / admission will be ancelled without any notice, disciplinary action will be taken against him / her and entire fee will also be forfeited. The Vice Chancellor, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University may cancel the admission of any student for specific reasons at any stage.
4. Incomplete application form will be summarily rejected and no request will be entertained in this regard.
5. CET Code: If the candidate is desirous of appearing in more than one Test, separate Application Form should be submitted for each test. Verify the CET Code from the List of Programmes in Admission Brochure before submitting the form. Any request / application for change of CET Code will NOT be entertained.
6. The AADHAR ID: The candidate should write their 12 digit AADHAR ID or number.
7. Name of the Candidate: Candidates should write his / her Name in CAPITAL LETTERS as given in Class X or equivalent certificate. If your name has several initials, leave one blank after each of them.
8. Name of Father / Mother: Write the name of your Father or Mother exactly as in your Class X or equivalent certificate. Writing mother’s name is compulsory.
9. Date of Birth: Enter the date, month and year of your birth as per English calendar and as recorded in your School / Board (Class – X) / Pre-University examination certificate. Birth field is mandatory. If date of birth is not filled, the date of birth value of 01.01.1950 will be used.
10. Category: Select the appropriate option for your categories – SC, ST, OBC, Physically Handicapped / Persons with disablity, Defence and J & K Migrant. If no category is specified, you would be considered as falling under ‘General’ category. And, no claim whatsoever shall be entertained thereafter. Category certificate to be verified during admission / Counseling. If a candidate falls in more than two categories, he / she can select multiple options. If a general category candidate fills up a reserved category, then the candidature for admission to be considered if and only if the rank is within the general cut off rank.
11. Gender: Select the correct option.
12. Region: Select the option titled “Delhi Region” if you have passed your qualifying examination from any school / college located in Delhi or from any institution affiliated to GGSIP University. Select the option titled “Outside Delhi” if you have passed your qualifying examination from any school / college located in any other part of the country (India)excluding the institutions affiliated to GGSIP University. Incorrectness in Region may lead to cancellation of admission on verification of documents.
13. Qualifying Exam: Select the option titled “PASSED” if you have already passed 10+2 or any other specified qualifying examination, which makes you eligible for the Entrance Test. Select the option titled “APPEARING” if you are appearing for the examination, which makes you eligible. The title “APPEARING” covers the cases of “APPEARED” candidates also.
14. Religion: Select the appropriate option. Minority certificate will be verified at the time of admissions for consideration of admissions in minority institutions.
15. Nationality: If your nationality is Indian, option indicated for “INDIAN”. If your nationality is not Indian; option indicated for “OTHERS”.
16. Mailing Address: Write your name and complete mailing address IN CAPITAL LETTERS including the PIN CODE. Candidates are required to enter correct Mobile numbers with relevant STD Code and email address at which the SMS/communication is to be sent.
17. Photograph of the Candidate: The candidate should upload his / her recent colour photograph with white background of size as specified your face should cover about 75% of the photograph (without attestation)taken on or after 01st January of the admission year. The candidate should also upload his / her scanned signature and scanned left thumb impression. Instructions for photograph:
i. Photograph should not have cap, goggles etc. (Spectacles are allowed). The face of the candidate should cover about 75% of the photo.
ii. The candidate should keep two identical photographs with him / her, in reserve which may have to be used for pasting in the Admit Card at the time of Entrance Test / Counseling / Admission, in case of doubt regarding the identity.
18. Visible Mark of Identification: Candidate should mention visible mark of identification.
19. Centre of Common Entrance Test:
i. Refer to the list of Centres of Common Entrance Test for the Academic Programmes and CET Codes mentioned in this Admission Brochure. A centre will be invoked only if sufficient number of candidates are available.
ii. Examination Centre once allotted by the University will not be changed and no request in this regard will be entertained under any circumstances. In case the first and second option for centre are not invoked or due to any other reason, then the candidate will be allocated Delhi Centre.
20. Verification and Counter signatures: While filling up of the application form, the candidate must verify the correctness of all the particulars furnished by him / her. In case any candidate is found to
have furnished false information or is found to have concealed any material information in his / her application, he / she will be debarred from admission. Further, such a candidate shall also be liable for punishment.
21. The candidate will be solely responsible for all the consequences arising out of any error or omission in the Application Form.
22. Candidates for MBBS Programme falling under army quota are also eligible for admission to other colleges of Medical Science, on the basis of other categories (including General) to which the candidate may belong, and must fill up the appropriate option in the application form.

List of Cities MCA programmes for Common Entrance Test :

i. The CET for the above mentioned programmes will be held at following centres provided sufficient number of candidates opt for a particular centre:

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Last Date of Application

1st May, 2018 (Tuesday)

Proposed CET Date

13th May, 2018 (Sunday)

Proposed CET Time

10.30 am to 1.00 pm

Date of Declaration of Result (Latest by)

24th May, 2018 (Thursday)

For IPU ADMIT CARD, Click here

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For Admission Brochure 2018, Click here

For Tentative CET Schedule for Academic Session 2018-2019, Click here

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