M.Sc in Computer Science/MCA in BHU- Eligibility Requirements and Admission Process


M.Sc in Computer Science and MCA are two different courses, but related post graduate courses offered by Banaras Hindu University. Bachelor degree holders in Science with minimum 50% marks can seek admission to the course on the basis of national level entrance exam conducted by the University.

Eligibility Criterion for M.Sc Computer Science/MCA in BHU

Bachelor degree holders under 10 + 2 + 3 pattern are eligible for admission to MCA program. The degree must be obtained with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks. Also the candidate should have studied mathematics as one of the subject either at 12th or graduation. In case of M.Sc Computer Science, B.Sc degree holders are eligible to apply. In this case also minimum 50% marks are mandatory. These candidates should have studied computer science as a main or subsidiary subject in all the three years at under graduate level. Aspirants who have pursued related subjects like Computer Applications and Information Technology are not eligible.

Admission Procedure for MCA in BHU

Admission to MCA program is made through a national level entrance test conducted by the University.  This post graduate level entrance test is usually conducted in the month of May. The written test comprises of 150 objective model questions.  Duration for the test is 150 minutes and total marks given are 450. Questions from Mathematics and Logical reasoning of 10+2 level standard are usually asked. More precisely, there will be 100 questions from mathematical aptitude and 50 questions from logical reasoning. In case of mathematical aptitude, questions will be asked from the following areas.

  • 2-D Coordinate Geometry
  • Basic Concepts of Probability
  • Basics of Calculus
  • Binomial Expansion
  • Complex Arithmetic
  • Equations (upto degree 2)
  • Function and Relation
  • Inequalities
  • Logarithms
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Progressions

For the section of analytical and logical reasoning, questions will be asked from graphical or data interpretation section. Questions on logical conclusion will also be there.

Admission Procedure for M.Sc Computer Science in BHU

Admission to M.Sc Computer Science is also made on the basis of a national level entrance exam. This is a single paper test having 150 multiple choice questions. Duration of the test is 120 minutes. Syllabus of the exam is based on the topics covered under qualifying degree.

Candidates who have qualified the admission test will be short listed for interview. Those who can get through this level can join the course after submitting required documents and fees. Admission fees and first semester fee need to be paid at the time of joining.



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