How to prepare for Pune University MCA Entrance Exam?


The MCA entrance exam is conducted by the Pune University for candidates aspiring to secure seats in the various institutes offering courses in MCA and M.SC. Moreover, the university offers these courses in several institutes of Maharastra. The Pune University ,which was established in 1948 is highly ranked for its reputation.

To apply for entrance test, the candidate should have completed a bachelor degree in Science or BCA with mathematics at higher secondary level. The candidates who want to join for MSc must be graduates in the same stream. Those who are pursuing their final year can also apply for this test. Normally, the Entrance Exam will be scheduled in the last week of February.

Structure of the PMET Exam

The questions are in objective type with multiple choices and are from:

  • Mathematics
  • English language
  • General aptitude

Syllabus of PMET exam

The mathematics division covers the syllabus of set theory, propositional logic, linear algebra, differential calculus, co-ordinate geometry and conic sections, trigonometry, integral calculus, series and sequences, real and complex numbers, polynomials, elementary probability theory, permutations and combinations.

The General aptitude paper consists of quantitative reasoning, high school mathematics and logical reasoning.

The English language paper is designed to test candidate’s knowledge on essay writing, vocabulary, English comprehension, precise and verbal ability.

Reference Books for MCA

Some of the popular authors are

  • V.V.K. Subburaj
  • J.V. Subramanyam

Study Plan for PMET exam

It is important that the candidates give importance to time management. This is a must for both preparing and writing the exam. The candidate should allocate a specific time schedule for each subject and study the portions thoroughly. They must not leave any topics. They have to work out all the problems. They should study the required formulae and important points since this question paper is in ‘objective type’. Reading Newspapers, editorials will be useful in improving both vocabulary and general awareness. They can also practice many online tests to improve their English language skills. They should know arithmetic and logical calculations. They should practice model question papers ‘previous year question papers as well as mock tests. This will help them to know their preparation level. It is also helpful to rectify their mistakes and to increase their writing speed.



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