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RMCAAP Rajasthan MCA Admission 2020 (Started) - Merit List (Out), Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process

Abhik Das
Abhik DasPublished On: December 22, 2020 | NIMCET

RMCAAP 2020 merit list for MCA admission was released on December 21. Rajasthan MCA admission process is also commonly referred to as RMCAAP through which eligible candidates from all across the country can apply for MCA admissions. 

Rajasthan MCA Admissions 2020

RMCAAP 2020 registration process for MCA admission 2020 has commenced, and the tentative merit list has been released on December 21. MCA admission by various MCA offering colleges in the state of Rajasthan for the academic session 2020-21 is being done according to the NIMCET 2020 scores. Until last year, a separate examination was conducted for MCA admission in Rajasthan which was called Rajasthan MCA Admission Test or RMCAAT. But, the Department of Technical Education (DTE), Rajasthan, who is the sole authority that oversees the MCA admission process in the state, decided to give admission in this 2-year postgraduate degree programme based on the NIMCET scores for the upcoming academic session. Candidates with valid NIMCET scores will be shortlisted for a centralized counselling process, known as the Rajasthan Master of Computer Applications Admission Process or RMCAAP. 

Rajasthan MCA Merit List 2020 (Provisional) - Direct Link

All those who are looking for the latest admission process into the MCA programme offered at various Rajasthan institutions must go through the article below in a very detailed fashion to find out about the important dates, eligibility criteria, merit list, counselling process, colleges offering MCA admission in Rajasthan and many more. 

Highlights of Rajasthan MCA Admission 2020

Find out the highlights regarding MCA admission process in Rajasthan for the year 2020 in the table below - 

Conducting Body

Directorate of Technical Education, Rajasthan

Name of the Programme

Master of Computer Applications (MCA)

Duration of Programme

02 Years

Lateral Entry 


Eligibility Criteria

B.Sc/BCA degree holders in Computer Science/IT from any recognised University with an overall aggregate of 50% can apply

Admission Process

Both entrance test based and merit-based admission process available

Entrance Test


Application Process


Rajasthan MCA Admission 2020 (RMCAAP) Dates

Check out the detailed schedule of the Rajasthan MCA admission process for the 2020 session from the table given below - 

Important Events

Important Dates

Beginning of Online Application Process

November 18, 2020

Last Date to Apply for MCA Admission in Rajasthan

December 20, 2020

Date of Tentative Merit List Declaration

December 21, 2020

Last date for submission of college option formDecember 22, 2020

Declaration of final merit list & allotment list

December 23, 2020

Last date for reporting in the allotted institute by candidates

December 28, 2020

Last date of online acceptance for upward movement

December 29, 2020

Declaration of allotment list after upward movement

December 31, 2020

Rajasthan MCA Admission 2020 (RMCAAP) Eligibility Criteria

The detailed eligibility criteria for Rajasthan MCA admission for the 2020 session have been discussed below - 

  • Applicants should have completed their graduation from any recognised University in a relevant subject (minimum duration should be of 3 years)

  • Applicants should have studied Mathematics as a compulsory subject either at the 10+2 level or at the graduation level

  • The overall aggregate score of the applicants in their respective qualifying degree exam should be more than or equivalent to 50%

  • Rajasthan domicile reserved category students can apply for MCA admission with a minimum aggregate score of 45% or more AND

  • B.Sc/BCA degree holders in Computer Science/IT can apply even if they had not studied Mathematics as a compulsory subject at the +2 level or graduation level 

Even after fulfilling the minimum eligibility requirements, the candidates are offered admission in a certain sequence described below - 

Priority 1

Eligible candidates with a valid NIMCET score and having a domicile certificate of Rajasthan state

Priority 2

Eligible graduates having a domicile certificate of Rajasthan state

Priority 3

Non-domicile Rajasthan eligible candidates with a valid NIMCET score

Priority 4

Eligible graduates not having a domicile certificate of Rajasthan state

Rajasthan MCA (RMCAAP) Application Form 2020

Interested candidates who wish to take admission in the MCA programme offered by various Rajasthan MCA institutions have to follow the guidelines for online application form filling given below - 

Step 1

Payment of Registration cum Application Fee

The applicants have to deposit the Rajasthan MCA admission (RMCAAP) application form fee, i.e INR 1,200/- through either by web-portal mode or E-Mitra Kiosk Mode. Applicants will be charged an additional amount of INR 30/- of they submit their RMCAAP application form fee through the E-Mitra kiosk mode and additional bank charges through the web-portal mode.

Direct Link to Register

Step 2

Application Form Filling 

Applicants have to fill the registration cum application form for MCA admission in Rajasthan. The applicants must ensure each detail they provide should be correct and not misleading. The applicants also have to upload their scanned documents like the signature, photograph, qualifying exam mark sheets etc in this step as per the specifications mentioned in the application form. 

Step 3

Providing Choice of Colleges

In this step, the applicants have to provide their college choices in the order of decreasing priority. 

Step 4

Reviewing of Application Form

The applicants will be given one final chance to go through their application forms to rectify any mistakes they had committed. They can edit or modify the information provided by them if they feel the same to be misleading.

Step 5

Final Submission of Application Form

Once satisfied with the entries made in the application form, the applicants have to click on the “Submit” button to submit their application form for Rajasthan MCA admissions. No changes or modifications in the application form can be done after this step. Finally, the applicants can take out a copy of the submitted application form for future use. 

Rajasthan MCA Admission 2020 (RMCAAP) - Choice Saving and Choice Locking Method

While applying for MCA admission in the state of Rajasthan, the applicants have to be aware of two important steps - Choice Saving and Choice Locking. Both the terminologies have been described vividly below - 

Choice Saving - The applicants will be given this option during the choice filling process of the application process. In this, they have to click on the “Save” option after providing the college choice every single time.  If the applicants forget to hit the “Save” tab every time they provide a college choice, their choices will not be saved by the system. 

Choice Locking - The applicants will be given this option at the end of the choice filling process. Once the applicants are happy and ready to go ahead with their entered options, they can click on the “Final Lock” tab to submit their choices. The applicants cannot add another choice or make edits to their entered choices after hitting on the “Final Lock” option. If the applicants forget to lock their choices before the last date, the system will automatically lock the choices on the applicants’ behalf. 

Rajasthan MCA Admission 2020 (RMCAAP) - Seat Allocation Process

On the basis of the performance of the candidates in their previous qualifying examination/entrance examination and availability of seats, the RMCAAP officials will allocate seats to the candidates on the basis of “Higher Merit Allotted First”. Once the candidates are allocated seats, they will be issued a “Seat Allotment Letter”. After the candidates

 Are issued a “Seat Allotment Letter”, they have to report at their allocated institute and get their documents and certificates verified by the admission officials of the institute. The candidates must carry all their original documents and certificates for the verification purpose to the allocated institute. Finally, the institutes will issue a provisional admission letter against the name of the candidates bearing the seal and signature of a competent authority of the institute. If any candidate fails to report at the allocated institution within the given timeline, his/her seat will be cancelled and those seats will be available for the “Upward Movement” process. 

Rajasthan MCA Admission 2020 (RMCAAP) - Some Important Terms

Here are some important terms that the candidates must be aware of regarding the Rajasthan MCA admission process (RMCAAP) 2020 - 

  • Upward Movement - Candidates reporting at the allocated institutions after participating in the counselling process can opt for this process either during the time of reporting at the allocated institution or after it. Those candidates who participate in the first counselling round and are not allocated seats are also eligible for the “Upward Movement” process. 

  • New Seat Allotment - Candidates applying for the “Upward Movement” process when allocated seats and the previously allocated seats are cancelled to be made available for the other candidates. 

  • Reporting after Upward Movement - Candidates allocated seats after the Upward Movement process have to visit the newly allocated institute and deposit the admission fee (if not paid earlier). 

  • Non-Reporting - Candidates failing to report at the allocated institute within the given deadline leading to the cancellation of the allocated seats. 

  • Dropout Seat - Candidates allocated seats either during the first counselling round or during upward movement and do not want to retain the seats after reporting at the allocated institute and applying to the Director/Principal of the institute through an application form. 

List of Popular MCA Colleges in Rajasthan

Here is the list of some popular MCA colleges in Rajasthan which the candidates can apply for admission into along with their average course fee - 

Name of the MCA College/Institution

Average Course Fee (In INR)

Shyam Institute of Engineering and Technology, Dausa

80,000/- per annum

Sawai Madhopur College of Engineering and Technology, Jaipur

50,000/- per annum

Jagannath University, Jaipur

48,500/- per semester

The ICFAI University, Jaipur

50,000/- per annum

Rajasthan Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jaipur

60,500/- per annum

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Can those graduates fulfilling the eligibility criteria apply for Rajasthan MCA admission without NIMCET scores?

Yes, graduates who fulfil all the eligibility criteria and do not possess a valid NIMCET score or did not appear in the NIMCET exam can also apply for Rajasthan MCA Admissions. Such candidates will be given the least priority though during the admission process.

What is the amount of the Rajasthan MCA admission application fee?

The Rajasthan MCA admission application fee amount is INR 1,200/- in addition to some additional charges depending on the method of submission of the RMCAAP application form fee.

Is it compulsory to study Mathematics at the qualifying degree level to apply for Rajasthan MCA admission?

B.Sc/BCA qualified candidates in either Computer Science or Information Technology (IT) can apply for Rajasthan MCA admissions even if they have not studied Mathematics at the qualifying degree or 10+2 level.

When will the Rajasthan MCA admission process for 2020 begin?

The schedule for Rajasthan MCA admission process for 2020 has not been released yet but is expected to be released soon as the new NIMCET 2020 exam dates are going to be released soon.

Does any Rajasthan college offer MCA lateral entry admission too?

No, the MCA lateral entry admission scheme was scrapped by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Thus, no MCA college in Rajasthan offers lateral entry admission into its 2-year postgraduate programme.

Who is responsible for MCA admissions in the state of Rajasthan?

MCA admission in Rajasthan state is taken care of by the Directorate of Technical Education, Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Can I apply for merit-based admission too in the Rajasthan MCA colleges?

Yes, the Rajasthan MCA admission process is both an entrance based and merit-based admission process.

What is the duration of the MCA programme offered at various Rajasthan institutions/colleges?

The duration of the MCA programme offered at various Rajasthan colleges/institutions is 2 years.

Will there be an entrance exam for MCA admission in Rajasthan for 2020?

No, unlike the previous year, this year’s MCA admission will be done on the basis of NIMCET 2020 exam scores.

What is the Rajasthan MCA Admission process called?

The Rajasthan MCA admission process is famously called RMCAAP.

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