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List of BCA & MCA Entrance Exams 2020 in India - Check Dates, Notification & Application Process

Akansha Sirohi
Akansha SirohiPublished On: April 21, 2020

Candidates who seek admission in BCA and MCA programmes offered by the top universities will have to appear for entrance exams.

List of BCA & MCA Entrance Exams 2020 in India - Check Dates, Notification & Application Process

BCA followed by MCA is considered the best career path for people who want to foray into the Information Technology industry. For all coding lovers and software admirers, these can be ideal programmes. BCA and MCA programmes open up bright opportunities within almost all the IT companies.

Students who have passed or are about to appear for class 12 Board Exams can apply for BCA programmes, whereas those who are about to complete graduation or have achieved a degree in any of the IT or science courses (BCA, B.Sc IT, etc.) can apply for MCA programmes.

Also Read:Career Options for Students after PCM in Class 12

The best universities offering BCA and MCA programmes take students on the basis of entrance exams. However, there are institutes that offer BCA programmes on the basis of class 12 board exam result. Students who are aspiring to apply for BCA courses will have to apply for the BCA entrance exams. Here’s the list of all the popular BCA and MCA entrance exams:

Popular BCA Entrance Exam Dates:

Name of the ExamConducting BodyExam Date
IPU CET BCAGGS Indraprastha UniversityPostponed
KIITEE BCAKalinga Institute of Industrial Technology UniversityApril Second - Third Week 2020
LUCSAT BCALucknow UniversityFourth week of May 2020
PESSATPES UniversityApril 3rd Week onwards to May 2nd Week 2020

Popular MCA Entrance Exams Dates:

Name of the ExamConducting BodyNotification Date (tentative)
AIMCETIndian Institute of Technology-RoorkeeJune 2020
JECAWest Bengal Joint Entrance Examination BoardThird Week of June 2020
BHU PET MCABanaras Hindu UniversityPostponed
JNU MCAJawaharlal Nehru UniversityDecember 2020 Last Week
PAMCATPunjab UniversityMay 2020 Last Week
MAH MCA CET 2020State Common Entrance Test CellPostponed
LUCSATLucknow UniversityThird week of July 2020
NIMCETNational Institute of TechnologyPostponed
GOA University MCA Admissions TestGoa UniversitySecond week of June 2020
BIT Mesra MCA Admission TestBirla Institute of Technology - RanchiJune 2020
Pune University MCA Entrance ExaminationPune UniversityFirst week of March 2020
IPU CET MCAGGS Indraprastha UniversityPostponed

Note: The exam dates mentioned on the table have been collected based on the information available on the official websites of the respective universities and other sources. These dates are subject to change if the respective university sees it fit.

These dates can be changed by the university or any other conducting body under unavoidable circumstances. Make sure that you keep checking for the details of the exam on the official website to be updated. Check out the eligibility criteria for the exam before applying and paying the application fees.

Also Read:High Paying Non-IT Jobs that B.Tech Students are Eligible for!

BCA and MCA programmes are designed to help you develop coding and other IT related skills. Scoring good marks in either of the above exams can help you secure a seat in one of the best universities of India for BCA programmes.


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