JNU MCA 2022: Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

The Jawaharlal Nehru University will shortlist the candidates for JNU MCA 2022 admission on the basis of Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Exam (JNUEE). The application form may release in March 2022 and the exam will be conducted in May 2022. The candidates aspiring for the MCA admission in JNU need to fill and submit the application form before the last date.

In this article, we will discuss complete details regarding the JNU MCA 2022 exam including exam pattern, syllabus, eligibility criteria, application form etc.

Important Dates for JNU MCA 2022

The interested candidates can check the official schedule for JNU MCA 2022 from the table given below:

Important Events Dates
Starting of online application form submission March 2022
Last date to submit the application form March 2022
Date of Exam May 2022
Declaration of Result May 2022
Registration of candidates selected for admission June 2022
Last date to pay admission fee June 2022
Deadline for admission June 2022

JNU MCA Eligibility Criteria 2022

The candidates looking to appear for the JNU MCA 2022 entrance exam should fulfill the eligibility criteria given below:

  1. The aspiring candidate must possess any Bachelors degree under 10+2+3 pattern with adequate competence in Mathematics
  2. The candidate must have at least 55% marks in Graduation.

Note: The student appearing for the final year exam of qualifying degree can also apply.

JNU MCA Application Form 2022

The application for JNU MCA 2022 will be available only in online mode through the official website of JNU. In order to access the application form, the candidates have to register themselves on the official website. After registration, the candidates have to enter all the necessary educational, personal and contact in the application form. After submitting the application form online, the candidates need to pay the prescribed application fee

Please note that the candidates should check the eligibility criteria carefully before applying as the application fee once submitted will not be refunded. It is recommended that the candidates should take a printout of submitted application form for future reference.

Application Fee

The application fee for different categories will be as follows:

For General Candidates: Rs. 530/-

For SC/ ST/ PWD & OBC candidates: Rs. 310/-

For BPL candidates: Rs. 110/-

For Foreign Nationals: US $ 100

Mode of Payment

  • The application fee can be paid online using a credit/ debit card, net banking or via e-challan at SBI bank.

JNU MCA 2022 Exam Pattern

The candidates aspiring to appear for the JNU MCA 2022 entrance exam must check the exam pattern given below:

Mode of Exam: Offline

Number of Questions: 100

Type of Questions: Objective Type MCQs

Marking scheme: 1 Mark will be awarded for a correct answer.

Subjects: General aptitude, reasoning, mathematics and computer science.

JNU MCA Syllabus 2022

The syllabus of JNU MCA entrance exam will consist of questions from reasoning, general aptitude, 10+2 and graduation level computer science and mathematics. Important topics from each subject are as follows:

Mathematics: Vector Algebra,  Differential and Integral Calculus, 2D-3-D Geometry, Trigonometry, Modern Algebra, Probability & Statistic,  Numerical Analysis, Theory of Real Function, Real Analysis

Computer Science: Programming (C), Digital Systems Design & Architecture, Data Structure, Discrete Mathematics, Operating Systems

General Aptitude and reasoning: Number series, verbal classification, analogies, cause and effect, logical deduction, statement and arguments etc.

How to prepare for JNU MCA 2022 exam?

As JNU is one of the premier universities in India, the candidates need to prepare really well in order to get selected for the admission. Here are some tips that can help the aspiring candidates in order to do well in the entrance exam.

  1. First of all, make a practical study plan. Remember you should give more time to the topics in which you are weak.
  2. Timing is going to be very crucial. You should learn all the shortcut tricks to do the calculation quickly.
  3. You may take help from the lectures and tutorial available online.
  4. Solve some previous year question papers and mock test to understand the syllabus and exam pattern in a better way. You can find JNU MCA previous year question paper on the official website of JNU.
  5. Always study for good quality books written by renowned writers.
  6. Brush up your “C” language programming which can be helpful in the computer science section of exam.

JNU MCA 2022 Recommended Books

The candidates may follow the recommended books given below for their preparation:

  • RD Sharma for Mathematics
  • “Let Us C” by Yashwant Kanitkar for C programming
  • S.Chand’s Guide For M.C.A. Entrance Examination
  • MCA Entrance of All India Universities by GK Publication
  • The Pearson Guide to MCA Entrance Examinations by Edgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe.  

JNU MCA 2022 Admit Card

The candidates can download their admit card from the official website of the university. In order to download the admit card, candidates have to enter the required details such as registration number etc. All the information regarding exam schedule and venue of the exam will be mentioned on the admit card. The aspirants must carry the hardcopy of downloaded admit card at the exam center. No candidate will be allowed to appear for the exam without a valid admit card.

JNU MCA Result 2022

After the commencement of exam, the university will declare the result in online mode. The candidates need to visit the official website in order to check the result. In addition to the result, the university will publish the merit list of the selected candidates. It is expected that the merit list for the JNU MCA 2020 exam will be released in the month of March 2022.

JNU MCA 2022 Counselling

After the declaration of result and release of merit list, the candidates have to register on the official website and fill the pre-allotment form. After filling the pre-allotment form, the candidates need to report at the university campus along with their original document for the verification purpose. The seats will be allotted depending upon the performance of candidates in the written exam and document verification.


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