Delhi University MCA Admissions 2020: Entrance Exam, Fees, Dates, Application

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The department of Computer Science was established in the year 1981 with an idea of changing the perspective towards the field of computer science.  MCA has been one of the historic departments of Delhi University as its inauguration was the first step in India to satisfy the need for Computer Science students in almost every company. 

Candidates having a bachelor’s degree in computers are eligible for admission to MCA program offered by Delhi University.

Admission to MCA program is based on the Entrance Exam and Interview. For preparing the final merit list, 85% weightage will be given to the score in the entrance exam and 15% weightage will be given to the score in the interview. The entrance examination shall be of two hours duration.

Application forms for admission can be filled online by visiting the website of Delhi University.

Check Delhi University Courses & Fees

DU MCA Admission Highlights 2020 

Name of the courseMaster of Computer Application
Duration of course3 years
Type of CourseFull time
Course FeesINR 9,760 
Mode of applicationOnline and Offline
Admission Criteria85% in entrance exam & 15% interview
EligibilityBachelor’s degree in CS

CourseAdmission Link
MCA Admission Link

DU MCA Eligibility Criteria

Anyone who has the potential to carry forward with a master’s degree needs to have certain qualifications before applying to the university.

  1. The applicant must have secured an aggregate of 60% or a relevant CGPA in school examinations. The university has relief in annual examination for special category candidates.
  2. Candidate need to have an undergraduate degree with mathematical science as a compulsory subject in examinations either from Delhi university or any other recognized university.

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DU MCA Selection Process

University conducts an entrance exam in the month of May which is managed by the National Test Agency (NTA). The dates of the exam are posted on Delhi university’s official site.

The results of the exam are declared usually a month after in June and candidates who successfully clear up the exam are called up for the personal interview by the university.

Colleges are allotted to students on the basis of marks they secure in entire process which breaks up into 85% exam marks and 15% interview marks. 

DU MCA Entrance Exam Centres

Delhi (NCR)VaranasiChandigarhJammu

DU MCA Exam Pattern

It is a 2-hour exam with 50 MCQ and all this is conducted online on a specified portal provided by NTA.  The candidate is rewarded with 4 marks for a correct answer and penalized 1 mark for a wrong answer and if anyone doesn’t attempt a question, no marks are deducted for it.

SectionNo. Of Questions
Computer Science4
Logical Ability6

DU MCA Cut Off

Delhi University has a separate cut off list for MCA. Given below are the links for the cut off list in the year 2019:

Du MCA Cut offEntrance Exam Marks
First Cut off List61- 48
Second Cut off List46.84
Third Cut off List46.74

DU MCA Application Process

Delhi university opens up its portal on 2nd April so that students can apply for the course and concludes it around 30th April.  

The application process is restricted to online mode only and it is compulsory to register on the common portal provided by Delhi University. All candidates need to follow these steps in order to achieve a successful application to the curriculum.

  1. Visit
  2. Register by providing a functioning email and Phone Number.
  3. After successful registration, the applicant needs to upload the self-attested documents on the portal for further process.
  4. Choose the course they would like and fill in the accurate details about earlier education and personal details.
  5. The portal will show the payment option for application to the university. 
  6. An application fee of Rs.700 and Rs.300 is charged from the general category students and reserved category students respectively. 


Ques. What is the course fee for MCA at Delhi university?

Ans. Delhi university being a public institution has an affordable fee structure of any of the course. Master of Computer Application will cost you around 10,000/- p.a only which is quite less compared to other private institutes.

Ques. What is the duration of MCA at Delhi university?

Ans. Usually courses offered by Delhi university are restricted to a time period of three years only and masters of computer application is one of them. It has a complete integrated curriculum of three years distributed into six semesters.

Ques. How many cut off list were there for MCA DU in 2019?

Ans. Delhi university has a fixed way of selecting students by issuing cut off list for all the 90 colleges under it. Usually there are around 9 to 10 cut off list every year and issued 9 list for admitting students into masters of computer application in year 2019.

Ques. How can I get admission in MCA DU?

Ans. Every year the process for admitting students remains the same. The candidate needs to fill up the application form and pass the entrance exam to be qualified enough for a post graduate student of computer applications.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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