Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) MCA Entrance Exam 2015
JNU MCA Entrance Exam 2014 Date: 17th May, 2014 (9.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon)
JNU MCA Admission Notification 2014-2015
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY
ADMISSION THROUGH ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
The University will hold Entrance Examination on May 16, 17, 18 and 19, 2014 for admission to various full-time programmes of study at the following 51 cities:
Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhubaneshwar, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Dimapur, Gangtok, Guwahati, Goa, Gorakhpur, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Katihar, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Noida, Pant Nagar, Patna, Pondicherry, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Secunderabad, Shillong, Shimla, Silchar, Siliguri, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur, Varanasi, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam. In addition, the University will hold entrance examination at Kathmandu (Nepal). (The University reserves the right to change/cancel any centre of examination without assigning any reason.)
Time Table for MCA Admission 2013:
JNU Entrance Examination 2013-14
|Start of Online Application Process||7th February, 2013
|Closing of Online Application Process||23rd March, 2013
|Start of issue of offline Application Forms (only by post) ||7th February, 2013
|Last date for issue of offline Application Forms (only by post) ||11th March, 2013
|Last date of submission of completed offline Application Form ||28th March, 2013
|Date of Entrance Examination for MCA||19th May, 2013
(9.00 AM to 12.00 Noon)
|Publication of Merit List for MCA Admission||12th July, 2013
|Registration of candidates selected for admission ||22nd to 24th July & 29th to 31st July, 2013
|Last date for payment of fees ||31st July, 2013
|Release of Second List,|
if any, wherever required as per the admission policy of the University
(Candidates are advised to check the list on the website of the University)
|By 2nd August, 2013
|Registration of Second List||5th to 14th August, 2013
|Deadline for Admission/Registration||14th August, 2013
SCHOOL OF COMPUTER & SYSTEMS SCIENCES:
The School of Computer & Systems Sciences was established way back in 1975. It is one of the foremost institutions to start teaching and research programmes in the broad areas of computer science. The School has established itself as one of the most prestigious institutions in the area of computer education in the country. The School offers programmes of instruction and research leading to degree of MCA, M.Tech.(M.Phil.) and Ph.D. It attracts best of the students from all over the country. Every year around ten thousand students including applicants from the neighbouring SAARC countries, appear for the MCA and M.Tech. entrance examination.
The School continues to be at the forefront of offering interdisciplinary courses - a goal in JNU’s charter. The School has the following specialized laboratories where M.Tech./M.Phil., Ph.D. students are actively engaged in research: Artificial Intelligence & Software Engineering, Data Communication and Networks, Microprocessor and Operating Systems, Multimedia & Modelling, Natural Language Processing, Parallel Processing and Distributed Computing, Systems Software.
Computer Graphics, Databases, Data Mining, Data Warehousing, Knowledge Engineering, Mobile Networks, Modelling and Simulation, Natural Language Processing, Optimization Theory, Parallel and Distributed Computing.
MCA (Master of Computer Applications):
Students are admitted to the MCA programme each year on the basis of their performance in the written test conducted by the University.
This three-year programme is designed to provide necessary theoretical background and practical experience in Computer Science and Applications to meet the growing manpower requirements in automatic computing.
Scholarships of the value of Rs.600/- per month will be awarded during the fifth and sixth semesters to those students of MCA programme who have met the prescribed grades/courses requirements.
Eligibility for Admission:
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with adequate competence in Mathematics under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 55% marks.
All foreign nationals present in India are required to appear in the Entrance Examination subject to their fulfilling minimum eligibility requirements as prescribed for Indian students as indicated under Category 'A' above. However, in the event of their selection, they will be considered for admission subject to equivalence of their degrees as per eligibility requirements.
RESERVATION OF SEATS:
27% seats are reserved for OBC candidates (non creamy layer). 15% and 7.5% of seats are reserved for SC/ST candidates respectively in all programmes of study. 3% seats are reserved for Physically Challenged (Handicapped) candidates (with a minimum of 40% disability). All SC, ST and Physically Challenged (Handicapped) candidates who have passed and/or are appearing in the qualifying examination are eligible to appear in the entrance examination irrespective of their percentage of marks.
Besides, all candidates who have passed qualifying examination prescribed for admission to the concerned programme of study from the identified backward districts, will be eligible for deprivation points. All Kashmiri Migrants and wards/widows of certain categories of Defence Personnel will be eligible for deprivation points subject to their submitting a documentary evidence of their status (For details, refer to Chapter V of Prospectus). All female candidates are also eligible for deprivation points. Only those candidates will be eligible for deprivation points as stated above who seek admission through Entrance Examination.
HOW TO APPLY:
A candidate can apply either “Online” or “Offline”.
Candidates can apply Online on payment of prescribed fee if they have access to a computer, a printer and Internet by logging on to JNU website www.jnu.ac.in
. The sites have been designed in a ‘user friendly’ way to help candidates for applying Online in a step-by-step fashion. Online application portal will remain open from 10:00 AM (IST) on 7th February, 2013 till 5:00 PM (IST) on 23rd March, 2013
Set of Application Form and Prospectus can be obtained through Post by sending crossed Bank Draft for Rs.300/- (Rs. Three Hundred only) drawn in favour of JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY
payble at NEW DELHI
alongwith a self addressed (unstamped) envelope of the minimum size of 30 cms x 25 cms. clearly indicating the programme of study for which the Application Form is required on the self-addressed envelope to the SECTION OFFICER (ADMISSIONS), Room No.28, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 110067
. Candidates seeking a set of Application Form and Prospectus from Nepal are required to send a Demand Draft of Rs.400/- or equivalent in US Dollars.
Money Orders and Cheques are not accepted. PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR REQUEST FOR SET OF APPLICATION FORM AND PROSPECTUS THROUGH COURIER. PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE WILL BE NO CASH COUNTER FOR SALE OF SET OF APPLICATION FORM AND PROSPECTUS. BPL card holders will be issued a set of application form & prospectus free of cost on submissiion of a copy of the BPL card issued by the competent authority showing their name in the card.
1. Candidates who are due to appear in respective qualifying examination prescribed for eligibility for admission to a particular programme are also eligible to appear in the entrance examination. In the event of their selection, they will be admitted only if their results of the qualifying examination are declared before 14th August, 2013 and they fulfil the minimum eligibility requirements as prescribed in the prospectus.
2. The University does not offer correspondence courses.
3. While the University, on its part, shall ensure timely despatch of Application Forms soon after receipt of the request from intending candidates, it will, however, not accept responsibility for any postal delay or irregularity or loss in postal transit.
4. Any dispute with regard to any matter relating to admission shall be subject to the jurisdiction of Delhi Courts only.
ELIGIBILITY OF CANDIDATES WHO ARE DUE TO APPEAR IN THE QUALIFYING EXAMINATION:
The candidates who are due to appear in their respective qualifying examination prescribed as eligibility for admission to a particular programme before 14th August, 2013 may appear in the entrance examination at their own risk and on the clear stipulation that in the event of their selection they will be entitled to admission only if they have secured the minimum prescribed percentage of marks in their qualifying examination and they submit all documents including final marks-sheets of qualifying examination before the deadline fixed for registration.
The candidates may download their Admit Card from the University’s website: www.jnu.ac.in after 10th May 2013
and take the Admit Card to the Examination Centre with a copy of latest passport size photograph.
Permission to appear in the entrance examination is subject to the candidate's fulfilling minimum eligibility requirements prescribed for admission to the concerned programme of study and as notified in the Prospectus. The candidate may therefore appear in the entrance examination only if he/she fulfils the eligibility requirements for the programme for which the admission is sought. Despite this caution, in case any candidate who does not meet the minimum eligibility criteria prescribed for the concerned programme and appears in the entrance examination shall do so at his/her own risk and cost, and if at any stage, it is found that the candidate does not fulfil the minimum eligibility requirements, the admission, if granted, shall be cancelled ipso facto.
The University representative(s) shall be available at the Examination Centre before the commencement of the examination and a candidate not able to download the Admit Card and is facing problem is advised to get in touch with the University Representative or the Presiding Officer of the Centre in order to avoid any last minute inconvenience. Only those candidates will be allowed to appear for Entrance Examination whose names appear in the Roll List available with the JNU Representative(s). University assumes no responsibility whatsoever in the event of failure to report on the due date and time by the candidate for appearing in the Entrance Examination.
The question paper for the entrance examination will consist of multiple choice questions.
10+2/Graduate level Mathematics and Probability, Graduate level Computer Science and General Aptitude.
Download Admit Card
SECTION OFFICER (ADMISSIONS),
Room No. 28, Administrative Block,
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi - 110067
Phone: +91-11-26742676, 26742575, 26741557