MCA Lateral Entry Admissions in Sambalpur University


Diploma holders who desire to do their post graduation in MCA can join the 3rd semester of the course by means of the lateral entry scheme. To get admitted into this program, aspirants will need to write an entrance test of the state level. The entrance procedure of the course will be done with accordance to the norms and provisions of the Sambalpur University.

Eligibility for MCA Lateral Entry in Sambalpur University

Lateral entry into the MCA course is permissible to those students who have successfully completed:

  • PGDIT or PGDCA from an accredited University.
  • DOEACC examination’s ‘A’ level certification subsequent to graduation.
  • B.Sc Computer Science, B.Sc Information Technology or BCA.

Reservation for Lateral Entry in Sambalpur University

Out of the overall number of seats on offer, a few seats will be set aside for students of the lateral entry scheme. Since there is immense competition for the exam, students will have to score above 60 percent to get admitted into the course.

Applying for MCA Lateral Entry in Sambalpur University

Students who desire to join the MCA course by the lateral entry scheme will have to write an entrance exam. This examination will be carried out by the Sambalpur University. The duration of the exam will be 3 hours. The paper will include questions from subjects like:

  • English Comprehension
  • Mathematics
  • Mental ability

The syllabus for the exam is of class 12. The applications for this examination can be purchased from the counter of the Sambalpur University. Students can also download it from the official website of the institution. Aspirants also have the alternative to get the form by post.

Advantages for Lateral Entry Students in MCA

One of the chief benefits that is associated with lateral entry is proper training besides cost effectiveness. Apart from  this, the educational growth of students is also quite high. One of the other advantages is that students who do their PG Programs by the lateral entry scheme can save an academic year. They won’t have to study from the beginning again. The second advantage is that their lessons will be easier for them to learn. This will be same for the practical work too.



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One Response to “MCA Lateral Entry Admissions in Sambalpur University”

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    what is the detail fees of mca in laterial entry,pls report me.