DU MCA Exam Pattern 2019
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DU MCA Exam Pattern 2019: The University of Delhi sets the DU MCA 2019 exam pattern for which will be conducted in the third week of June tentatively. Candidates appearing for the online DU MCA entrance test must go through the DU MCA exam pattern 2019 to know the kind of questions that will be assessed. The DU MCA 2019 exam pattern also gives the marking scheme, duration of exam, etc. Moreover, according to the DU MCA exam pattern, it is most likely that Mathematics will hold the maximum number of questions while the least number of questions will be dealing with Computer Science. As per the DU MCA 2019 exam pattern, marks will be deducted for wrong responses. Lastly, the exam will be conducted in English. For further details regarding DU MCA exam pattern 2019, read the full article below.

Overview of DU MCA 2019

Exam Name

DU Master of Computer Applications (MCA)

Conducting Body

University of Delhi (DU) 

Level of the Test


DU MCA Exam Pattern

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The exam pattern of DU MCA 2019 will provide candidates with details about the mode and medium of exam, number and type of questions, marking scheme, time duration, etc. Check the tables below to know the DU MCA exam pattern 2019:

DU MCA 2019 Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam


Medium of the Exam


Duration of the Test

2 hours

Type of Questions

Objective (MCQs)

Number of Questions


Marking Scheme

+4 for every correct response

-1 for every incorrect response

The probable distribution of questions per subject is as follows:


No. of Questions

Computer Science


Logical Ability






DU MCA Syllabus 2019

Candidates must know the DU MCA 2019 syllabus to prepare the topics listed below according to the exam pattern. Given below is the subject-wise list of topics that will be assessed for the DU MCA 2019 entrance exam:

DU MCA Syllabus 2019


Complex Numbers


Riemann Integration



Vector spaces


Real Sequences

Geometry and Vector Calculus

Infinite Series

Computer Science

C-programming: Data types


Control structures

Data representation

Use of functions

Boolean circuits and their simplification

Constants and variables


Operators and expressions


Reading comprehension and correct usage of the English language

Logical ability

Problem-solving using basic concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and data analysis

DU MCA 2019 Preparation Tips

  • Plan your Schedule: Starting with a making a timetable is always a good idea. The study schedule should be formulated keeping in mind your day to day routine so that it is practical and easy to execute. Making a timetable and not sticking to it will be a waste of time, preventing you from obtaining a good result.

  • Check the Syllabus: Having the DU MCA 2019 syllabus on your fingertips will help in identifying topics with higher weightage than the rest. Hence, candidates can prepare accordingly without draining time and energy over topics which are not in the syllabus.

  • Practice mathematical problems: Since mathematics holds the most weightage, candidates must practice math questions daily. Practising will help them identify their weaker areas and improve accordingly. 

  • Revise every day: Candidates must ensure that they have enough time by the end of each day to revise all that they have learnt. Doing so will help them retain all the material they have studied so far as well as learn newer concepts in the future.

Frequently Asked Questions related to DU MCA Exam Pattern 2019

Question- Is there any negative marking in the entrance exam of DU MCA 2019?

Answer- Yes. Every incorrect answer will deduct 1 mark. However, no response will neither deduct nor add any marks.

Question- What documents do I need to carry to the DU MCA exam centres 2019?

Answer- Candidates must report at their respective exam centre with their DU MCA admit card 2019 along with a valid photo ID proof (Aadhaar card, driving license, PAN card, voter’s identity card, passport or college identity card).

Question- What is the weightage of marks for each of the subjects in DU MCA online exam?

Answer- The weightage of subjects may vary each year, However, the probable weightage of marks is as follows:



Computer Science


Logical Ability






Total marks


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