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Goa University MCA Entrance Exam 2020

Goa University annually organizes the entrance examination for the applicants seeking admission in MCA programme offered by it. Candidates can apply for the Goa University MCA Entrance Exam 2020 through its official website. They must make sure to go through the eligibility criteria set by the authority for enrollment in the MCA course.

Avialable Application Form 2020

It is to be noted that the admission in the given program will be provided to the candidates who qualify the Goa University MCA Entrance Exam 2020 and only if their name appears in the merit list. Thus, aspirants should aim to score good marks in the exam. For more information on the exam, keep reading the article.

Important Dates for Goa University MCA Entrance Exam 2020

The tentative dates for the Goa university MCA entrance exam 2020 are provided in the table given below-

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ScheduleDates (Tentative)
Availability of Online Prospectus & Application


3rd week of May 2020
Last Date for Receiving the Application Form1st week of June 2020
Admit Card Downloading1st week of June 2020
Entrance Date1st week of June 2020
Display of Provisional Merit List for Round-I2nd week of June 2020
Last Date to Pay the Admission Fee for Round-I2nd week of June 2020
Display of Provisional Merit List for Round-II3rd week of June 2020
Last Date to Pay the Admission Fee for Round-II3rd week of June 2020
Final List of Candidates for Admission3rd week of June 2020
Last Date to Pay the Admission Fee for Final Round4th week of June 2020

Note: The exact dates will be updated here once the same is announced by the authority on its official website.

Eligibility Criteria for Goa University MCA Entrance Exam 2020

The eligibility criteria for MCA entrance exam is as follows-

Nationality: Only Indian Nationals can apply for the exam.

Educational Qualification: Candidates should have done graduation in any discipline with minimum 55% aggregate marks (50% marks for SC/ST/OBC/PH/FF category candidates) from a recognized university.


Minimum CPI must be 6 in terms of scale from 1 to 10 at the 1st degree examination. Reserved category candidates need CPI score of 5.5 out of 10.

Compulsory Subject: Candidates must have studied mathematics as one of the subject at HSSCE (10+2 level) with science stream from a recognized board.

Appearing candidates: Those appearing in the qualifying exam or awaiting results can also apply for the exam.

Goa University MCA Entrance Exam 2020 Application Form

Candidates can apply for the exam through the official website of Goa University. The application form should be filled very carefully and details should be entered as per the official records. Candidates will also be asked to upload the scanned photograph and signature in the form. Thus, they must keep these handy. The form should be filled and submitted on or before the due date otherwise, such applications will be rejected by the authority. Candidates also need to pay the required amount of the application fee before making the final submission of the application form. They should go through the complete details filled in the form before they submit the same.

Application Fee

General category candidates (including OBC category candidates) need to pay Rs. 1000/- as the application fee for the exam. The SC/ST candidates from the state of Goa need to pay Rs. 500/-. Physically handicapped candidates are exempted from paying the fee.

Goa University MCA Entrance Exam 2020 Exam Pattern

The Exam pattern for Goa University MCA entrance exam is as follows-

  • Exam Duration: 2 hours
  • Type of Questions: Multiple choice questions
  • Language: English
  • Marking scheme: 3 marks will be awarded for marking the correct answer.
  • Negative marking: 1 mark will be deducted for marking the wrong answer.
SubjectsTotal No. of Questions
Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning40
General English10
Computer Awareness10


The syllabus for the MCA entrance exam given below-

General English: Use of articles and prepositions, Choice of an appropriate word to fill in the blanks, Idioms and phrases, Synonyms, Reading comprehension, Sentence sequence (jumbled sentences), Expansion of an idea, Completion of a sentence, Abridging sentences/paragraphs etc.

Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning: Decision making, syllogism, direction sense, statement-conclusion, classification, analogy, sitting arrangement, blood relations, series, Venn diagram etc.

Mathematics: Differential equations, calculus, vectors, trigonometry, probability and statistics, coordinate geometry, set theory, algebra, matrix algebra, etc.

Computer Awareness: Computer organization, network topology, memory organization, data representation, computer architecture, computer language, flow chart, algorithms, operation system, binary arithmetic, etc.

Preparation Tips for Goa University MCA Entrance Exam 2020

Here are some useful preparation tips to crack the exam with flying colors-

  1. First and foremost, know the syllabus for the exam.
  2. Identify the areas in which you think improvement is required and start with the basic concepts.
  3. Maintain a separate notebook for writing shortcut or mathematical formulas for quick revision.
  4. Practice mathematics and reasoning on a regular basis.
  5. Solve previous year papers for practice.
  6. Don’t take stress and do yoga whenever you need to freshen up the mind.
  7. Avoid using social media or mobile phone during the studies.

Goa University MCA Entrance Exam 2020 Admit Card

Candidates can download the admit card from the official website of the university. They will have to produce the hall ticket for identification at the test centre, at the time of the entrance test. They also need to carry a valid Government Issued Photo ID proof. The admit card should be preserved until the admission process is done.

Result and Admission

The result of the Goa University MCA entrance exam 2020 will be announced in form of a merit list which will be prepared based on the scores obtained by the candidates in the exam. Candidates can check the result through the official website. A separate merit list will be published by the authority for candidates graduating from Goa University and those graduating from other universities. No intimation will be provided to the candidates in this regard. They can check their names in the merit list displayed on the website and on the notice board of the dept. of computer science and technology.

Candidates whose name appears in the merit list must pay the fee and register for the admission by the deadline given in the article. Those who fail to deposit the fee on time will lose their claim to the admission and the seat will be offered to the candidate on the waiting list. Candidates admitted provisionally must submit the relevant documents by the due date, failing which their admission will be cancelled.


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