DU MCA 2021 - Entrance Exam, Fees, Dates, Application
DU MCA 2021- The National Testing Agency (NTA) is the conducting body for Delhi University Master of Computer Applications (DU MCA) entrance examination. DU MCA 2021 is a computer-based exam of 2 hours. DU MCA 2021 application form will be released on the official website- nta.ac.in. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria of DU MCA 2021 before filling the application form. DU MCA 2021 admit card will be released on the official website. DU MCA 2021 result will provide the details of the marks and rank obtained by the candidates in the exam. Candidates shortlisted on the basis of result will have to appear in interview and group discussions (G.D.) which will be followed by DU MCA 2021 counselling. Read the full article to know more about DU MCA 2021.
DU MCA 2021 Highlights
DU Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
National Testing Agency (NTA)
Mode of DU MCA 2021 exam
Official Website- Delhi University
Official Website- National Testing Agency
DU MCA 2021 Dates
Candidates must be aware of the date of DU MCA 2021 in order to keep a check on the application and admission events. The following table can be referred to check the DU MCA dates 2021.
DU MCA Dates 2021
Availability of DU MCA application form 2021
First week of April 2021
Closing date of DU MCA 2021 Application Form
Last week of April 2021
Availability of DU MCA Admit Card 2021
Second week of May 2021
DU MCA 2021 exam dates
Second week of June 2021
DU MCA result date 2021
Last week of June 2021
DU MCA 2021 Interview/ Group Discussion
To be notified
Declaration of first admission list
To be notified
DU MCA Eligibility Criteria 2021
Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria of DU MCA 2021 beforehand. DU MCA eligibility criteria 2021 states the minimum qualification required by a candidate to be eligible for appearing in the entrance exam. The following table can be referred to check the eligibility criteria of DU MCA 2021.
DU MCA 2021 Eligibility Criteria 2021
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.
Candidates must have scored a minimum of 60% marks overall (or equivalent CGPA). Relaxation to special categories is provided.
Note- The candidates who are appearing in the final year examinations of the degree on the basis of which admission is sought are also eligible to apply for DU MCA 2021.
The authorities will release the application form of DU MCA 2021 on the official website tentatively in the first week of April. It must be noted that the DU MCA 2021 application form can be filled and submitted in online mode only. Moreover, it will be mandatory for all aspirants to complete DU MCA registration 2021 in the common Web Portal for centralized registration for all the PG/ Master’s courses.
Documents required while filling DU MCA Application Form 2021
Maximum File Size
Recent passport size photograph
JPG/ JPEG/ PNG
Scanned copy of signature
JPG/ JPEG/ PNG
Self-attested copy of Identity Proof (Aadhaar Card, Driving License, PAN card, Voter’s identity card, Passport or College identity card)
JPG/ JPEG/ PNG
Self-attested copy of Class 10th Certificate
JPG/ JPEG/ PNG/ PDF
Self-attested copy of Caste/Reservation Certificate
JPG/ JPEG/ PNG/ PDF
Steps to fill DU MCA 2021 Application Form
The following steps can be referred to know the process for filling the application form of DU MCA 2021-
Step 1: DU MCA Registration- In the first step, candidates will have to complete the DU MCA 2021 registration by entering basic details like mobile number, email address.
Step 2: Uploading Documents- After successful registration, candidates must log in and upload the required documents as per the specifications provided by the authorities.
Step 3: Filling DU MCA Application Form- 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'.
Step 4: Payment of DU MCA Application Fee: Candidates will be able to pay the application fee of DU MCA 2021 via online (debit card/ credit card/ net banking) or offline (SBI Challan) mode. Candidates can check the amount of DU MCA application form 2021 for different categories below:
DU MCA 2021 Application Fee
SC, ST, PwD
Only after payment of the specified application fee (non-refundable), the application form will be complete.
Candidates must check the exam pattern of DU MCA 2021 to get a fair idea about the topics with higher weightage, marking scheme, etc. The paper of DU MCA 2021 will roughly contain four sections i.e., English, mathematics, computer science and logical ability. The following table can be referred to check the DU MCA 2021 exam pattern.
DU MCA 2021 Exam Pattern
Mode of Exam
Medium of Exam
Duration of Exam
Type of Questions
Number of Questions
Candidates will be awarded 4 marks for each correct answer.
1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
DU MCA 2021 Paper Pattern
No. of Questions
Understanding the DU MCA 2021 syllabus is the first step towards effective preparation of the exam. DU MCA syllabus 2021 will contain the topics that must be studied for the exam. The following table can be referred to check the detailed syllabus of DU MCA 2021.
DU MCA 2021 Syllabus
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
DU MCA Exam Centres 2021
The authorities will conduct DU MCA 2021 in 20 exam centres. Candidates will be required to choose from this list while filling the DU MCA application form 2021. 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 2021 Exam Centres
DU MCA Exam Cities 2021
*Delhi/NCR includes: Delhi, Gurugram, Faridabad, Noida, Greater Noida, Sahibabad, and Ghaziabad
NTA will release the DU MCA admit card in online mode. DU MCA admit card 2021 will contain the details about candidate name, exam date and time, name of exam centre and address, etc. Candidates must carry DU MCA 2021 hall ticket along with a photo identity card (Aadhaar Card, Driving License, PAN card, Voter’s identity card, Passport or College identity card) to the exam centres.
Steps to download DU MCA 2021 Admit Card
Click on the “DU MCA admit card’ link.
Enter registration number and password.
Click on “Submit”.
DU MCA 2021 admit card will be displayed on the screen.
Download the admit card and take a print out.
The authorities will release a preliminary DU MCA 2021 answer key after the exam. It must be noted that the authorities will release interim DU MCA answer key 2021 along with the candidate response sheet. Candidates will also be allowed to raise objections to the interim answer key of DU MCA 2021 in a format released on the official website. This interim answer key will be followed by a final DU MCA answer key as well which will be released after considering objections, if any. The final answer key will be released along with the DU MCA result.
Steps to download DU MCA 2021 Answer Key
Visit the official website.
Click on the “Official DU MCA answer key” link.
Enter form number and date of birth.
DU MCA interim answer key 2021, objection form and candidate response sheet will be displayed on the screen.
Click on the respective links to download DU MCA answer key pdf, response sheet pdf and objection form.
Compare your answers with the DU MCA 2021 answer key.
NTA will release the DU MCA 2021 result in online mode. DU MCA result 2021 will be announced on the Delhi University website as well as the NTA website. Candidates will be able to check their DU MCA result 2021 by entering their form number and date of birth. The result of DU MCA 2021 will be released as a pdf file containing the names, roll number, marks, rank and category of candidates.
The University of Delhi will conduct the interview and group discussion (G.D.) after declaration of DU MCA 2021 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 2021 counselling will take place for candidates whose names are mentioned in these admission lists which will be released category wise.
DU MCA Counselling 2021
DU MCA 2021 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 DU MCA 2021 counselling and admission process will be conducted. 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 2021.
Documents required for Verification
Candidates are required to carry their DU MCA 2021 admission form along with the following mandatory documents:
Admit card of Entrance Exam
Admission form generated by logging on to dashboard 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 2021 - Entrance Exam, Fees, Dates, Application
Question: When will the DU MCA 2021 application form be released?
The application form of DU MCA 2021 will be released tentatively in the first week of April.
Question: What is the eligibility criteria of DU MCA 2021?
As per DU MCA 2021 eligibility criteria, candidates must have completed their Bachelors from DU or any other university with 60% marks in aggregate or equivalent of CGPA.
Question: What is the exam pattern of DU MCA 2021?
As per DU MCA 2021 exam pattern, the exam will be conducted in online mode. The DU MCA 2021 exam will be of 2 hours and will have 50 multiple choice questions.
Question: How can I download the DU MCA admit card 2021?
DU MCA 2021 admit card will be released on the official website and candidates will be able to download their admit cards using their registration number and password.