Syllabus for MCA Entrance Exam in JMI University


The syllabus for MCA entrance exam conducted by Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi includes multiple choice questions from Mathematics, Computer Awareness, Reasoning and General English. Topics like spelling, syntax, verb, forms and synonyms are also covered under the syllabus for General English. Mathematics syllabus includes topics from 10+2 or Senior Secondary CBSE levels.

Detailed syllabus for MCA Entrance Exam in JMI University


Mathematics syllabus consists of topics like;

  • Sets, Relations & Functions
  • Types of relations & functions
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Inverse Trigonometric Functions
  • Principle of Mathematical Induction
  • Complex Numbers: algebraic properties, quadratic equations, etc
  • Linear Inequalities
  • Permutations & Combinations
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Sequence and Series
  • Straight Lines
  • Conic Sections of cone, parabola, circle, hyperbola, ellipse etc.
  • Three dimensional Geometry
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Statistics
  • Probability: Baye’s Theorem, Multiplication Theorem etc
  • Matrices: types, concept, notation etc
  • Determinants
  • Limits and Derivatives
  • Applications of Derivatives
  • Continuity and Differentiability
  • Integrals
  • Applications of Integrals
  • Differential Equations
  • Vectors: types, negatives, components, addition, multiplication etc.
  • Linear Programming

Computer Awareness

Computer Awareness syllabus consists of topics like;

  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Components
  • I/O Devices
  • Storage Devices
  • Types of Computer
  • Systems
  • Types of Software
  • Programming Languages
  • Number Systems
  • Internet vs. Intranet
  • Popular Computer Brands
  • Popular Computer Software Companies
  • Recent Developments
  • Common Computer Terminologies
  • Windows and Current Trends/News


Reasoning covers topics like;

  • Logical, Symbolic, Verbal & Mathematical Reasoning
  • Finding Odd-Man Out
  • Matching, Prediction, Similarities, Differences, Extrapolation and Interpolation in Number Series
  • Number Series and Alphabet Series
  • Test of Direction Sense
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Number Ranking
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Blood Relations
  • Analogy
  • Decision Making
  • Non-verbal Series
  • Mirror Images
  • Grouping Identical Figures
  • Common Reasoning Fallacies

General English

General English covers topics like;

  • Vocabulary
  • Spelling
  • Syntax
  • Verb
  • Forms
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Homonyms
  • Tense
  • Use of Preposition
  • Degree of Comparison Conjunctions
  • Active and Passive voice
  • Simple, Complex and Compound Sentences
  • Punctuation
  • Direct and Indirect Speech

Questions are distributed as per the following way 50% questions from Mathematics, 20% questions from Computer Awareness, 20% questions from Reasoning and 10% questions from General English. Books related to the above topics can be referred for the preparation of examination. Internet portals with educational contents will be most useful.



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