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List of BCA & MCA Entrance Exams 2024 in India - Check Dates, Notification & Application Process

Shilpa Pradhan
Shilpa PradhanUpdated On: September 26, 2023 01:48 pm IST

Candidates seeking admission to leading institutions' BCA and MCA programmes will have to take entrance exams. The article below includes a list of such BCA and MCA admission entrance exams 2024, as well as their important details.

List of BCA & MCA Entrance Exams in India

List of BCA & MCA Entrance Exams 2024 in India: BCA followed by MCAis 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 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. Candidates must have proper knowledge about the various state/ national as well as university-level exams that they can appear for in order to secure admission into BCA and MCA courses. For the academic year 2024, the BCA 2024 exam dates and MCA dates will be released shortly. 

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 results. 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 2024

Below given in the table is the list of popular BCA Entrance Exams. The BCA 2024 exam dates will be updated below once the official conducting body of the respective exam makes an announcement regarding the exam. 

Name of the ExaminationConducting BodyExamination DateExam Pattern
IPU CET BCAGGS Indraprastha UniversityJuly 2024IPU CET 2024 Exam Pattern
SET BCASymbiosis International (Deemed University) May 2024SET 2024 Exam Pattern
KIITEE BCAKalinga Institute of Industrial Technology UniversityPhase 1: April 2024
Phase 2: May 2024
KIITEE 2024 Exam Pattern
PESSATPES UniversityMay 2024PESSAT 2024 Exam Pattern

Popular MCA Entrance Exams Dates 2024

Below given in the table is the list of popular MCA Entrance Exams. We will update the MCA 2024 exam dates for each exam below once they have been announced by their respective conducting body. 

Name of the ExaminationConducting BodyExam Date Exam Pattern
AIMCET 2024Indian Institute of Technology-RoorkeeMarch 2024AIMCET 2024 Exam Pattern
WB JECA 2024West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination BoardJuly 2024JECA 2024 Exam Pattern
BHU PET MCA 2024Banaras Hindu UniversityJune 2024BHU PET 2024 Exam Pattern
JNU MCA 2024Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityDecember 2023JNU MCA 2024 Exam Pattern
MAH MCA CET 2024State Common Entrance Test Cell March 2024MAH MCA CET 2024 Exam Pattern
TANCET MCA 2024Anna UniversityMarch 2024TANCET 2024 Exam Pattern
LUCSAT 2024Lucknow UniversitySeptember, 2024-
NIMCET 2024National Institute of TechnologyJune 2024NIMCET 2024 Exam Pattern
GOA University MCA Admissions Test 2024Goa UniversityApril 2024-
BIT Mesra MCA Admission Test 2024Birla Institute of Technology - RanchiJune 2024-
Pune University MCA Entrance Examination 2024Pune UniversityMay 2024-
IPU CET MCA 2024GGS Indraprastha UniversityJuly 2024IPU CET MCA 2024 Exam Pattern
AP ICET 2024APSCHEMay 24 to 25, 2024AP ICET 2024 Exam Pattern
TS ICET 2024TSCHEMay 26 to 27, 2024TS ICET Exam Pattern 2024

Note: 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.

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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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Which is the conducting body of the MAH MCA CET exam?

The State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra  is the conducting body of the MAH MCA CET exam.

Which entrance exam is best for BCA?

The best BCA entrance exams include IPU CET, SET, KITEE, AIMA UGAT, BUMA, etc

Which entrance exam is best for MCA in India?

There are various entrance exam conducted for MCA admission in India. Candidates must sit for the MCA exam depending upon the state and college they are applying for. For example, a candidate who wants to be admission to MCA in Maharashtra must appear for MAH MCA CET and an applicant who wants to study MCA in Tamil Nadu must appear for the TANCET exam. 


What is the entrance exam for BCA to MCA?

The popular BCA entrance exam 2024 are IPU CET, KIITEE, PESSAT, etc. And the MCA entrance exam is TANCET MCA, NIMCET, AIMCET, WB JECA, MAH MCA CET, etc.

What are the MCA entrance exams 2024?

There are various MCA entrance exams that will be conducted for academic year 2024 admission like WB JECA, MAH MCA CET, TANCET MCA, NIMCET, AIMCET, etc.


Which Indian colleges offers the best MCA programmes?

The following are some of India's top MCA colleges:

  • Christ University Bengaluru
  • NIT Trichy
  • NIT Warangal
  • JNU New Delhi
  • Jain University Bangalore


Which city is ideal for MCA?

Some of the greatest cities for getting an MCA degree are Pune, Delhi, Hyderabad, and Tiruchirapalli.


Can we pursue an MCA at IIT?

The MCA programme is offered by IIT Roorkee, IIT Bombay, and IIT Delhi. Candidate must pass the IIT JAM exam in order to apply for this course (IIT - Joint Admission Test). A candidate will be chosen for the academic course based on the merit list generated by the exam.

Which are some of the top entrance exams in India for MCA?

Some of the top entrance exams in India for MCA are IPU CET, UPSEE, NIMCET, TANCET, VIT MEE and MAH MCA CET.

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