Thapar University MCA Admission 2020 – Thapar University offers MCA for 3 year duration, whereas MCA Lateral Entry for 2 year duration. All the candidates who will apply and qualify as per eligibility, will be considered and admissions shall be made as per merit. Candidates can find the complete details related to Thapar University MCA admission 2020 such as application process, eligibility and other information on this page below.
Thapar University MCA Admission 2020
The students study courses for five semesters at the University and do a Software Development Project (SDP) in the sixth semester in some reputed industry. Candidates can keep a track of Thapar University MCA Admission 2020, from the table provided below.
|Last date for receiving completed application form||Last Week of Jun 2020|
|Counselling including deposit of fee||First Week of Jul 2020|
|Last round of counselling for vacant seats, if any||Last Week of Jul 2020|
|Commencement of Classes||Last Week of Jul 2020|
Eligibility Criteria & Mode of Selection
Before applying for Thapar University MCA Admission, a candidate needs to fulfil the below mentioned eligibility norms. Thapar University doesn’t accept MCA Application from any ineligible candidates.
MCA (3 years duration)
Bachelor degree of minimum 3-years duration in any discipline from a recognized University with at least 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) in aggregate. Mathematics must be studied at 10+2 level or at graduation level.
Mode of Selection: Admission will be made on the basis of merit of 10th, 12th and graduation (up to end of 2nd year, minimum of 65% marks are required). Overall minimum 60% (55% for SC/ST) in graduation shall be required to be eligible for admission
MCA Lateral Entry (2 years duration)
Recognized bachelor degree of minimum 3-years duration in BCA, B.Sc. (IT/ Computer Science) with at least 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) in aggregate. Mathematics must be studied at 10+2 level or at graduation level.
Mode of Selection: Merit list will be prepared on the basis of above said criteria of MCA (3-year) and admission will be made according to this merit list.
Candidates seeking admission in Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology University need to fill up the online application form available on our website www.thapar.edu. The candidates are required to fill complete details in the online form for MCA admission. If you have filled the application form and paid the application fee successfully through online mode, then you will receive the confirmation by email regarding the acceptance of your online application form. In case you choose the option of making payment through Demand Draft (DD), then you will receive the confirmation by email regarding the acceptance of your online application form after the University receives your filled Application Form along with DD
Application Fee: The candidates interested in taking admission in the programs at the Thapar University in MCA need to pay a non-refundable application fee of Rs. 1500 (as per last year).
Mode Of Payment
The candidates are not required to send the printout of application form but they must produce it at the time of document checking of original documents during ‘In-person’ counselling.
How To Apply
Candidates can follow these instructions provided to apply for Thapar University MCA Admission.
|Step 1:||Click on “Apply Online” link on home page of Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology University website www.thapar.edu|
|Step 2:||You will reach the landing page of online application form of Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology University where you will choose the programme in which you are interested to apply. Once your mouse hovers over the program type, then you will see three buttons namely “Eligibility”, “How to Apply” and “Apply Now”. We strongly suggest you to visit “Eligibility” and “How to Apply” pages before clicking on to “Apply Now” button of respective programme.|
|Step 3:||Now click on “Create New Account” tab and fill in the details to create and receive a unique “Username” and “Password” by email for applying to Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology University. If you have already received your “Username” and “Password”, then login as per Step 4.|
|Step 4:||Login with your “Username” and “Password”. Fill up the Personal Details, Academic Details, choose the preferences of the programs, upload your recent photograph & signature, and then Submit the application form.|
|Step 5:||Pay the Application Fee through the Payment Gateway (online mode) or through Demand Draft (offline mode). (Application Fee is Rs. 1,500/- for all programs except MSc.|
Thapar University selects the eligible candidates on the basis of the Class 10 & 12th and graduation marks for MCA admission. On the basis of the scores secured, the University releases merit lists on its official website. Candidates having backlog will not be featuring in this list and shall not be considered for admission. If two or more candidates end up getting same merit score in the list, the University would consider the following parameters to resolve a tie situation.
- Age – Senior candidate is preferred among the two.
- Marks in Qualifying Exam – If the tie persists, a candidate securing a higher percentage in their qualifying exam is preferred.
- Marks in Class 10 / 12 Exam – Finally, a candidate securing higher marks in Class 10/ 12 exam is given the preference for tie resolution.
During the counselling period, a candidate is required to deposit the specified amount of fee and freeze the allotted seat, under their name. On the day of counselling, a candidate is asked to get all the document/ details verified and only after, which a candidate is provided admission.
Candidates can check the number of seats available for MCA (3 yrs.) and MCA (2 yrs.) through Lateral Entry (as per last year)
- For MCA (3 Yrs)
|21||8||1||30 (+5 FN/NRI seats. Refer section 10 for eligibility &
- For MCA (2 Yrs) through Lateral Entry
In addition to above seats, 1% over and above seats are reserved for children of employees of Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology. The candidates seeking admission under this category are required to satisfy the eligibility as mention above.
- Candidates who are eligible to apply for M.C.A. (2-yr) and M.C.A. (3-yr) both programs required to fill single application form along with requisite application fee.
- Candidates having any pending backlog in the qualifying degree (Graduation) shall not be considered for admission.
- In case of a tie among candidates securing equal marks in the merit list, the same will be broken in accordance with the following criteria:
- Candidate senior in age shall rank higher in order of merit.
- In the case of a tie in age also, a candidate getting a higher percentage of marks in the qualifying examination shall be ranked higher in order of merit.
- In the case of a tie in the percentage of marks in the qualifying examination also, a candidate securing higher percentage of marks in matriculation/secondary or equivalent examination shall rank higher in order of merit.
- Percentage of marks secured at the end of pre-final year of the qualifying degree shall only be considered even if the candidate has completed the degree.
Thapar University MCA Placements
Thapar University is known for its placement cell, which is also known as CILP. CILP arranges placement drives and schedules one-to-one interviews. Being a prestigious institutes, not only private recruiters approach the University for hiring best assets for their companies, but also public recruiters. Every year, over hundreds of recruiters visit the campus. As per previous years records, around 252 companies had visited and had made 885 offers. The average CTC offered to this University’s student is 6.69 Lakhs. The past recruiters of Thapar University has been – Zomato, Deloitte, Edelweiss, IBM, Infosys, J.P Morgan, Larsen & Toubro, Maruti Suzuki, Microsoft, RBS, etc.
About Thapar University
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, also known as Thapar University has been offering various undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D programmes. Currently, over 8500 students are pursuing various courses from its 16 centres of excellence. Unlike other courses, it takes the qualifying level marks for its MCA admissions. Other than offering MCA courses, its Computer Science & Engineering department offers courses like 4-year B.E. programme in Computer Engineering, M.E. in Computer Science and Engineering and M.E. in Software Engineering.
Official Website: www.thapar.edu
For more details about Thapar University MCA Admission 2020, check the Previous Year Admission Notification
Insofar, official details of Thapar University MCA Admission 2020 have not been announced. Information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as information brochure releases, details will be updated here.