Thapar University MCA Admission 2019 – The application process for the Thapar University MCA course for the academic session 2019-20 has already started. Eligible candidates are advised to fill and submit their application forms before June 30, 2019. The direct link to apply for Thapar University MCA Admission 2019 has also been provided on this page. Thapar University offers MCA for 3 year duration, whereas MCA Lateral Entry for 2 year duration. Candidates can find the complete details related to Thapar University MCA admission 2019 such as application process, eligibility and other information on this page below.

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Thapar University MCA Admission 2019

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 2019, from the table provided below.

EVENT DATE
Last date for receiving completed application form 30 Jun 2019
Counselling including deposit of fee 08 Jul 2019
Last round of counselling for vacant seats, if any 26 Jul 2019
Commencement of Classes 22 Jul 2019

Thapar University 2019 MCA Admission

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.

Application Process

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

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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.

Mode Of Payment

Online:

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.

Counselling

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.

Seat Intake

Candidates can check the number of seats available for MCA (3 yrs.) and MCA (2 yrs.) through Lateral Entry

  • For MCA (3 Yrs)
General SC/ST PH Total
21 8 1 30 (+5 FN/NRI seats. Refer section 10 for eligibility &
other conditions)
  • For MCA (2 Yrs) through Lateral Entry
General SC/ST PH Total
12 5 1 18

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.

Important Note

  1. 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.
  2. Candidates having any pending backlog in the qualifying degree (Graduation) shall not be considered for admission.
  3. 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.
  4. 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. As per NIRF 2018 rankings, this institute has been ranked 20th in the Engineering category. 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 2019, check the Admission Notification

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