DU MCA 2020
DU MCA 2020: The National Testing Agency (NTA) is the conducting body for Delhi University Master of Computer Applications (DU MCA) entrance examination. The DU MCA exam 2020 shall be conducted on a day between June 2 and June 9, 2020. Registrations for DU MCA computer-based examination shall commence from April 2 and will last till April 30, 2020. The candidates who timely fill the DU MCA application form 2020 will be able to download the admit card from May 15, 2020 onwards. After conduct of exam, an answer key will be released which will be subject to challenge as well. DU MCA 2020 result shall be declared in online mode on June 25 which will reflect the marks and rank obtained by a candidate in the exam. This will be followed by interview and group discussions (G.D.) which will be followed by counselling sessions. Then, cut off lists will be released based on both marks obtained in the DU MCA exam along with performance in the interview and G.D. session. DU MCA is an online multiple-choice based exam which will be conducted for a duration of 2 hours. Candidates should read the article below for understanding the DU MCA exam pattern, syllabus, etc.
Latest: DU MCA Application form 2020 will be released on April 2.
DU MCA 2020: Overview
DU Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
National Testing Agency (NTA)
DU MCA 2020 Important Dates
Availability of DU MCA application form 2020
April 2, 2020
Closing date of DU MCA 2020 Application Form
April 30, 2020
Availability of DU MCA Admit Card 2020
May 15, 2020
DU MCA 2020 (online) exam
June 2-9, 2020*
Announcement of DU MCA result 2020
June 25, 2020
DU MCA 2020 Interview/ Group Discussion
To be notified
Declaration of first admission list
To be notified
DU MCA Eligibility Criteria 2020
The eligibility criteria of DU MCA 2020 state the minimum level of qualification required for a candidate to be eligible for appearing in the entrance exam. DU MCA 2020 aspirants can check the eligibility criteria below:
|Qualifying Examination||Candidates must have completed their Bachelors (with at least one paper in Mathematical Sciences under annual mode/ at least two papers in Mathematical Sciences in semester mode) from DU or any other university whose examination is recognized as equivalent to that of DU.|
|Qualifying Marks||Candidates must have scored a minimum of 60% marks overall (or equivalent CGPA). Relaxation to special categories is provided.|
DU MCA 2020: Prerequisites
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Recent passport size photograph
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Scanned copy of signature
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Self-attested copy of Identity Proof (Aadhaar Card, Driving License, PAN card, Voter’s identity card, Passport or College identity card)
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Self-attested copy of Class 10th Certificate
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Self-attested copy of Caste/Reservation Certificate
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Candidates must check the exam pattern of DU MCA 2020 to get a fair idea about the topics with higher weightage, marking scheme, etc. The paper of DU MCA 2020 will roughly contain four sections i.e., English, mathematics, computer science and logical ability. To know the DU MCA 2020 exam pattern, view the table given below:
Mode of Exam
Medium of Exam
Duration of Exam
Type of Questions
Number of Questions
+4 for every correct response
-1 for every incorrect response
0 for no response
Sectional Distribution of marks
No. of Questions
Knowing the DU MCA 2020 syllabus is the first step towards effective preparation of the exam. Check the list of subjects included in the syllabus below:
Geometry and Vector Calculus
C-programming: Data types
Operators and expressions
Constants and variables
Boolean circuits and their simplification
Use of functions
Problem-solving using basic concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and data analysis
Reading comprehension and correct usage of English language
The application form of DU MCA 2020 will now be available from April 2, 2020. Candidates will be able to fill the same till the last date, i.e. April 30, 2020. It must be noted that the DU MCA 2020 application form can be filled and submitted in online mode only. Moreover, it will be mandatory for all DU MCA aspirants to register in the common Web Portal for centralized registration for all the PG/ Master’s courses. Check the steps below to know the application filling procedure of DU MCA 2020:
After successful registration, candidates must log in and upload the aforementioned documents in the required size and format.
Click on ‘Submit my Profile’ and then ‘Apply in New Course’.
Fill in educational details, name of the course/ programme in which he/ she wants to apply, admission criteria (Entrance-based/ Merit-based/ both, as applicable), identity proof.
Click on ‘Save Application’ and review the application.
Thereafter, candidates will get three options: 'Click to Modify Application', 'Pay Fee' and 'My Home'.
Only after payment of the specified application fee (non-refundable), the application form will be complete.
Application Fee: Candidates will be able to pay the application fee of DU MCA 2020 via online (debit card/ credit card/ net banking) or offline (SBI Challan) mode. Candidates can check the amount of DU MCA application form 2020 or different categories below:
DU MCA 2020 Application Fee
SC, ST, PwD
DU MCA Exam Centres 2020
Given below is the list of cities which will conduct the entrance examination for DU MCA 2020. Candidates will be required to choose from this list while filling the DU MCA application form 2020. No changes will be accepted after the application form is submitted. It must be kept in mind that the University holds the right to change/ cancel a particular city/ centre in case of insufficient number of examinees or any other reason.
DU MCA 2020: List of Cities
NTA shall release the DU MCA admit card in online mode from May 15 onwards. The quality DU MCA admit card/ hall ticket print should be good enough for verification. Every candidate’s DU MCA admit card 2020 shall contain their name, exam date and time, name of exam centre and address, etc. Entry in the exam hall is granted only to those examinees who carry their DU MCA 2020 hall ticket along with a photo identity card (Aadhaar Card, Driving License, PAN card, Voter’s identity card, Passport or College identity card). It must also be noted that the candidates should not sign their DU MCA 2020 admit card beforehand but in front of the invigilator during the online exam.
After completion of conduct of DU MCA exam on the specified date, NTA shall release an interim answer key. There will be question paper reflecting candidate's responses as well as the actual answers to those questions. In case there are some questions whose proposed responses do not deem correct to the candidate, such of the answers will be subject to objection. Candidates will be given a deadline before which, they will have to raise objections. Candidates will also be able to calculate their score through this response sheet to have an idea if tehy will be able to crack the exam. This interim answer key will be followed by a final answer key as well which will be released along with DU MCA result declaration.
NTA shall declare the DU MCA 2020 result on June 25 in online mode. The result will be announced on the website of Delhi University as well as the NTA website. There will be a pdf file containing the names, roll number, marks, rank and category of candidates in the DU MCA result 2020, who qualified the DU MCA exam as well as those who could not. The final answer key will be released along with the result itself.
The University of Delhi will conduct the interview and group discussion (G.D.) after declaration of DU MCA 2020 result. The interview will have a weightage of 15%, and the admission list/ cutoff list will be released based on cumulative score of exam as well as interview and G.D. DU MCA 2020 counselling will take place for candidates whose names are mentioned in these admission lists which will be released category wise.
DU MCA Counselling 2020
DU MCA 2020 counselling process will involve release of admission lists which will contain category wise names of qualified candidates. The lists will also contain the dates on which counselling and admission process will be concluded. Thus, the concerned candidates whose names show on the list will have to report at the campus on the stipulated date and time for taking admission into DU MCA 2020.
Candidates are required to carry their DU MCA 2020 admission form along with the following mandatory documents:
Admit card of Entrance Exam
Admission form generated by logging on to dash board using registered email id and password.
Original and 2 self-attested copies of class X mark sheet or certificate
Original and 2 self-attested copies of class XII mark sheet
Four passport size photographs
Consolidated marksheet and Degree Certificate of qualifying examination on the basis of which admission is sought (Marksheets of all semesters and provisional certificate may be submitted and accepted in those cases only where degree is not issued by their university, subject to producing proof thereof).
OBC/EWS/ SC/ST /CW/ PwD Certificate (in applicant's name) issued by competent authority.
EWS Certificate from competent authority certifying that the applicant can claim reservation under this category.
One identity proof issued by Competent Authority (as notified by Government of India).
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - DU MCA 2020
Question: Is MCA available in Delhi University?
Yes, candidates looking for admission to Masters in Computer Applications can give a try to the University of Delhi which offers the course for 3 year duration.
Question: How can I get admission in DU MCA 2020?
Eligible candidates who want to take admission into MCA in DU have to fill the application form and appear in the entrance examination. The marks scored in the exam will decide if they qualify for admission or not.
Question: What is the duration of MCA course in DU?
The DU MCA 2020 course is conducted for a duration of 3 years which is distributed into 6 semesters.
Question: What is the course fee for DU MCA 2020?
A candidate of DU MCA course has to pay Rs 7,000 in the name of course fee.
Question: How many admission lists were released for DU MCA 2019?
A total of 9 DU MCA Cutoff/ admission lists released in the year 2019.