The Himachal Pradesh University conducts the entrance exam for admission to the MCA course. The entrance test will be conducted for admission to the academic session 2018. Candidates must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility conditions before applying online. Interested and eligible aspirants can apply online at hpucs.ac.in or hpuniv.nic.in. Aspirants will be required to fill in the necessary details in the online application form and upload the images. The payment for the entrance test fee can be paid through challan or through online mode.

The admit card for the entrance exam will be issued to only those candidates who will submit the application form completed in all aspects before the last date. With the help of admit card test takers will know about the examination venue. The result of the HPU MCA Entrance Test 2018 will be published online in pdf format. Qualifiers of the entrance exam will be able to appear for the counselling. Check more details on HPU MCA Entrance Test 2018 from the article below.

Latest: Application form for HPU MCA Entrance test 2018 has been released. Click on the link below to apply.

HPU MCA Entrance Test 2018

The expected date for the various events including commencement of application process, issuance of admit card, entrance exam date, declaration of result is provided below. The dates given below are provided as per official information. Candidates are advised to check the dates carefully and must submit application form before the last date.

Events Date
Last date for submission of hard copy of the application form 01 May 2018
Issuance of Admit Card 22 May 2018
HPU MCA 2018 entrance test date 31 May 2018
Declaration of result 18 Jun 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  • Should possess a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST) from a University established by law in India. The applicant must have studied Mathematics at +2 level.
    OR
  • Should possess BCA/B. Sc. (IT)/ B. Sc. (Computer Science)/B.Sc. Physical Science(Computer Science)/ B.A. with Computer Science/B.Sc. Honours with Computer Science or any graduate degree with computers as one of the subject with at least 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST) from a University established by law in India.

Age Limit as on July 01, 2018 ( Maximum )

  • For General Candidates: 26 years
  • For SC/ST category: 29 years
  • For girl candidates: 28 years

Note: The Vice-Chancellor may permit age relaxation up to a maximum of six months

HPU MCA Entrance Test 2018 Application Form

  • The application process has started.
  • The applications for the entrance test will be available online at hpucs.ac.in or hpuniv.nic.in.
  • Fill in the required details such as personal details, educational qualification details, upload scanned copy of the photograph, signature and certificate as per the given format.
Documents to be uploaded Format File Size
Photo jpg/jpeg 100 kb
Signature jpg/jpeg 100 kb
Parent’s signature jpg/jpeg 100 kb
Marksheet or certificate (as required) pdf 2 MB pdf
  • After filling in details in the online application form, proceed to make payment for the entrance exam fee.

Application fee 

The entrance exam fee for HPU MCA entrance test 2018 can be paid by either of the following modes:

  • Challan
  • Online (Debit card/ Credit card/ Net Banking)
Category Entrance exam fee
General Rs.1000/-
SC/ST/IRDP/ANTODAYA Rs. 500/-

HPU MCA Entrance Test 2018 Admit Card

The admit card for the HPU MCA Entrance Test 2018 will be released online at the University’s website. The candidates who have submitted their application form before the last date, completed in all aspects, will be able to download their admit card, the admit card can be downloaded by entering the Application Number and Password as provided at the time of registration.

Exam Pattern

The written test will consist of one paper of 130 marks and of 2 hours duration and shall include the following four sections:

Content Marks
General logical ability & aptitude 40
Mathematics of +2 level 50
Basics of Computers and its Awareness 25
General English 15

Note: The minimum qualifying marks in the Entrance Examination (written test) for subsidized as well as non-subsidized seats will be 35% i.e. 46 marks out of total of 130 marks & no minimum qualifying marks limit in case of SC/ST.

HPU MCA Entrance Test 2018 Result

The result of the HPU MCA Entrance Test 2018 will be published online only at the University’s website. The University will also publish the category wise merit list along with the result. The HPU MCA Entrance Test 2018 Result will be available in pdf format, which will consist of the roll number and marks obtained by the candidate in the entrance examination.

HPU MCA Entrance Test 2018 Counseling

The candidates who will make through the merit list will be allowed to participate in the counselling. It is mandatory for candidates to report at the stipulated schedule in person for the counselling. Candidates will be required to necessary document at the time of counselling, failing which, thy will not be allowed to participate for the counselling.

Official website: hpuniv.nic.in

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