BIT MCA 2020 Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme

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    BIT MCA 2020 is an online computer based test. The time duration to complete the examination is 2 hours. The test is comprised of objective type questions. Students are advised to answer the questions carefully because for every wrong answer marks will be deducted.

    BIT MCA 2020 test consist a total number of 120 questions which is asked from the four different subjects- Mathematics, English, Computer Awareness and Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning. Except for Mathematics section each of the section carries 80 marks whereas, Mathematics section carries 240 marks.

    Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra conducts BIT MCA entrance test every year for the screening of those candidates who are seeking admission in full-time MCA programme. After applying for the entrance test, students can get admission in various campuses located at Lalpur, Jaipur and Noida.

    BIT MCA 2020 Exam Pattern Highlights

    Exam Pattern Highlights
    Exam ModeOnline (Computer Based)
    Number of Papers4
    Number of Section4 (Mathematics, English, Computer Awareness and Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning)
    Question Paper TypeObjective Type
    BIT MCA 2020 Total Marks480 total marks (Mathematics (240 marks) and English (80 marks), Computer Awareness (80 marks) and Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning (80 marks))
    Exam Duration2 hours
    Exam LanguageEnglish

    BIT MCA 2020 Exam Pattern in Detail

    For the better preparation of the examination, students must know about the examination pattern. In the paper, there are four options for every question that candidates are required to mark. The time duration to complete the exam is 2 hours. The paper is divided into four sections i.e. Mathematics, English, Computer Awareness and Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning.

    • The examination mode is online i.e. it is a computer-based test
    • Students can easily get the BIT MCA entrance exam syllabus on the official portal. They can download and start practice accordingly.
    • The questions are of the objective type which is based on the latest syllabus.

    The following table shows the examination pattern of BIT MCA 2020:

    SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarks
    Mathematics 60240
    English 2080
    Computer Awareness2080
    Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning2080

    Marking Scheme

    • For every correct answer, students will be awarded 4 marks.
    • For every wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted from the total marks. That’s why candidates must read the questions properly before answering.
    • No marks will be deducted for the un-attempted questions.

    BIT MCA 2020 Syllabus

    BIT MCA 2020 Syllabus is very important for the better preparation of the entrance exam. They can refer BITS official website for the preparation of the exam. Students are advised to go through each and every topic of the syllabus. The questions are asked from the four different subjects such as Mathematics, English, Computer Awareness and Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning. The paper is divided into four different sections.

    The following is the detailed syllabus of all the four different section:


    AlgebraFundamental operations in Algebra
    Quadratic equations
    Geometric and harmonic progressions
    Binomial theorem
    Permutations and combinations
    Set TheorySets and subsets
    Operations on Sets
    Properties of integers
    Relations and functions
    Matrix AlgebraElementary transformations
    Inverse of a matrix
    Solution of simultaneous linear equations
    Eigenvalues and eigenvectors
    Quadratic forms
    Co-Ordinate GeometryRectangular Cartesian coordinates
    Equations of a line
    Simple geometric transformations such as translation
    Ellipse and Hyperbola
    Pair of straight lines
    Distance formulae
    Equations of a Circle
    CalculusLimit of functions
    Continuous functions
    Differentiation of function
    Tangents and normal’s
    Simple examples of maxima and minima
    Integration of function by parts by substitution and by partial fraction
    Definite integral application to volumes and surfaces of frustums of a sphere
    Taylor Series
    Differential EquationsDifferential equations of first order and their solutions
    Linear differential equations with constant coefficients
    Homogenous linear differential equations
    VectorsPosition Vector
    Addition and subtraction of vector
    Scalar and vector products and their applications to simple geometrical problems and mechanics
    TrigonometrySimple identities
    Trigonometric equations
    Properties of triangles
    Solution of triangles
    Height and distance
    Inverse function
    Probability and StatisticsBasic concepts of probability theory
    Dependent and independent events
    Frequency distributions and measures of dispersions
    Skewness and kurtosis
    Random variable and distribution functions
    Normal distributions
    Curve fitting and principle of least squares
    Mathematical expectations
    Correlation and regression
    Linear ProgrammingFormulation of simple linear programming problems
    Basic concepts of graphical and simplex methods
    Revised simplex method
    Transportation and assignment problems
    Duality and integer programming


    1.Use of articles and prepositions
    2.Idioms and phrases
    4.Reading comprehension
    5.Expansion of an idea
    6.Sentence sequence
    7.Completion of a sentence
    8.Choice of appropriate word to fill in the blanks
    9.Abridging sentences / paragraphs.

    Computer Awareness

    Computer BasicsOrganization of a computer
    Central Processing Unit (CPU)
    Structure of instructions in CPU
    Input / output devices
    Computer memory
    Memory organization
    Back-up devices
    Date RepresentationRepresentation of characters
    Integers and fractions
    Binary and hexadecimal representations
    Binary Arithmetic
    1’s and 2’s complement arithmetic
    Floating point representation of numbers
    Normalized floating point representation
    Boolean algebra
    Truth tables
    Venn diagrams
    Computer ArchitectureBlock structure of computers
    Communication between processor and I / O devices
    Flowchart and AlgorithmsAssembly language and high-level language
    Multiprogramming and time-sharing operating systems
    Computer Programming in C
    Operating SystemsEvolution of operating systems
    Types of operating systems
    Functions of an operating system
    Modern operating systems

    Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning

    1.Logical Reasoning
    2.Quantitative Reasoning
    3.Visio-Spatial Reasoning

    Recommended Books

    Students can easily clear their doubts regarding any topic if they start their examination preparation from the books. They are advised to go through all the topics from the syllabus.

    Following is the list of all the recommended books for the better preparation of BIT MCA 2020:

    Book NameAuthor
    MCA Master of Computer Application Entrance ExamR. Gupta
    The Pearson Guide to MCA Entrance ExaminationEdgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe
    BIT Online MCA Entrance TestAmit M Aggarwal
    A Complete Package for MCA Entrances GuideAmit M Aggarwal
    MCA Test: Master of Computer Application Entrance TestUpkar Prakashan
    A Complete Guide for MCA Entrance ExamR.S Aggarwal

    Important Instructions

    Before start filling online application form, students have to create their username and password. They are advised not to share their username and password with anybody.

    • Do not download the application form and take a printout of it and fill it by hand because this hand-written application form will not be accepted.
    • Students are advised to reach the examination centre or on before time
    • They are advised to read the question carefully because for every wrong attempt 1 mark will be deducted
    • Candidates have to bring the admit card at the time of the examination
    • Candidates are advised not to carry any form of textual material or electronic gadgets with them like log tables, electronic watches, mobile phones, pagers, calculators etc.
    • If students found with any of the above object then their paper will be cancelled and they also not eligible for this exam in future as well.
    • Students can carry ball point pen, eraser, pencil, geometry set etc.

    *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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