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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.
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 Exam||Conducting Body||Exam Date|
|IPU CET BCA||GGS Indraprastha University||Postponed|
|KIITEE BCA||Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology University||April Second - Third Week 2020|
|LUCSAT BCA||Lucknow University||Fourth week of May 2020|
|PESSAT||PES University||April 3rd Week onwards to May 2nd Week 2020|
Popular MCA Entrance Exams Dates:
|Name of the Exam||Conducting Body||Notification Date (tentative)|
|AIMCET||Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee||June 2020|
|JECA||West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board||Third Week of June 2020|
|BHU PET MCA||Banaras Hindu University||Postponed|
|JNU MCA||Jawaharlal Nehru University||December 2020 Last Week|
|PAMCAT||Punjab University||May 2020 Last Week|
|MAH MCA CET 2020||State Common Entrance Test Cell||Postponed|
|LUCSAT||Lucknow University||Third week of July 2020|
|NIMCET||National Institute of Technology||Postponed|
|GOA University MCA Admissions Test||Goa University||Second week of June 2020|
|BIT Mesra MCA Admission Test||Birla Institute of Technology - Ranchi||June 2020|
|Pune University MCA Entrance Examination||Pune University||First week of March 2020|
|IPU CET MCA||GGS Indraprastha University||Postponed|
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.
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.