How to Prepare for MCA Entrance Exams?


In India, there are many MCA Common Entrance Tests which are carried out every year. Students need to have extensive level of preparation and need to understand these entrance tests and its pattern before even starting to prepare for the exam.

List of Common MCA Entrance Exams in India

Some of the entrance exams conducted in the country are

  • Amrita institute MCA Entrance Exam
  • BIT Mesra MCA Entrance Exam
  • DU MCA Entrance Exam
  • Jammu University MCA Entrance Exam
  • JNU MCA Entrance Test
  • Kerala Entrance Examination
  • NIT MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET)
  • Pune University MCA Entrance Exam
  • Rajasthan MCA Admission Test
  • TIET MCA Entrance Test
  • VIT MCA Entrance Examination

General guidelines for preparing for MCA Entrance Exam

A candidate needs to create an understanding about the significance of the Entrance Test. Candidates preparing for the exam must have a focused plan. This should be done successfully by taking small well planned steps. Candidates need to complete each task in small pace and build up on it. This will be a huge motivation factor and will benefit and take candidates closer to the final achievement.

MCA Entrance Exam Pattern

Most of the entrance exam for MCA has papers like mathematics, computer awareness, analytical ability and logical reasoning and general awareness. Questions will be asked more from Maths and the rest of the topics are equally shared.

Set up a full proof study Plan

If you have prepared a comprehensive study Plan then it will help the aspirants to achieve their goals. The plan must be realistic and must be according to the daily needs and schedule. Make the plan practical and study at your own pace. The plan must such that it reduces the stress and increase the effectiveness. Candidates must create an awareness about the syllabus, the difficulty faced, availability of time, and the candidates performance target for the particular exam.

Ladders in preparing for the Exam

Plan your time sensibly. Candidates must divide the study session into different study sittings. The candidates must segment the syllabus to small segments. Lay down clear and specific goals for the learning sessions. Candidates must create an acquaintance with the material and the difficulty level in each section. Don’t have long study sections. This will increase your stress.

Candidates must select a place where there is less noise and hindrance in the study. You should include enough mixture in terms of topics and activities to put off boredom and loss of efficacy. Candidates must monitor their progress regularly. This can be done by diagnostic or through practice test.  This will help to understand the strength and weak areas.



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35 Responses to “How to Prepare for MCA Entrance Exams?”

  1. 35
    Anil paswan:

    I had finished my course BCA, which is my best option to learn MCA/MBA

  2. 34
    Deepika Raghuvanshi:

    Sir, plz suggest me the best books for prepration for pune mca entrance exam and i also want old ques. Papers.

  3. 33

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  4. 32

    how can i prepare for NIT entrance exm of mca with my final year bsc(cs)

  5. 31
    Geethu Radhakrishnan:

    1. I want Previous Years Question Papers and solutions for kerala MCA Entrance exam.
    2. I need the syllabus of physics and chemistry in kerala entrance exam.
    3. plz gave names of books for preparing kerala mca entrance

  6. 30
    preksha shukla:

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  7. 29

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  8. 28

    Am studying Bsc-ct 1st year.If i write TANCET in 2014 can i apply for admission in 2015?

  9. 27
    monalisa sahoo:

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  10. 26

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  11. 25
    Aprna Saxena:

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  12. 24
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  13. 23

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  14. 22
    Pramod sangole:

    Sir, i am bca student i have no idea for any math problem what i should on this sistuation?

  15. 21
    abhijit chavan:

    sir i am bca student and i prepare mca entrance exam i want some reference books

  16. 20
    ashok ghene:

    sir i am also try to understand mats & apti ,but im anabale to solve this type of qustions in this sitvation what i will do. i have some mats books.plzzz tell me how prepare this type of problem

  17. 19

    Can i appear for MCA ? I don’t have Maths subject in 10+2 ?

  18. 18
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  19. 17
    jaysree bora:

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    thank you

  20. 16
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  21. 15

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  23. 13

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  24. 12

    sir, How to Prepare for MCA Entrance Exams and i need previous year question paper.

  25. 11

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    2.some model questions& their solutions of mca entrance exam

  26. 10

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  27. 9

    sir i want some previous years MCA entrance question papers of
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  28. 8

    what is the date of result of mca entarance exam conducted by pune univercity on 27 march 2011 ?

  29. 7
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  30. 6

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  31. 5
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  32. 4

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  33. 3
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  34. 2

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  35. 1
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