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Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), Shimla MCA Entrance Test 2015 Notification

Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), Shimla MCA Entrance Test 2015 Notification

Last Modified : May 21, 2015

HPU, Shimla invites the application for entrance exam for MCA program. interested candidate can apply before the last date.

Duration of the course: 3 Years (6 Semesters)

HP University 2015 MCA Seats:

Subsidized seats 30 + 01 (Reserved for a single child who is a girl) and

Non-subsidized seats 90

Total seats– 120 + 01

HP University 2015 MCA Entrance Exam Eligibility Criteria:

MCAEducational Qualification:Bachelor's degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST) from a recognized University, with Mathematics at +2 levelOrBCA/B.Sc (IT)/ B.Sc (CS)/any graduate with computers as one of the subject in all the three years of graduation with at least 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST) from a recognized UniversityAge Limit:

Maximum age limit for admission to MCA course is 26 years for general category, 29 years for SC/ST category and 28 years for girl candidates, as on the 1st July of the year concerned.

The Vice-Chancellor may permit age relaxation up to a maximum of six months

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Admission Procedure for HP University MCA Program:

The admission to MCA course will be made on the basis of merit of the Entrance Examination conducted by HP University.

The minimum qualifying marks in the Entrance Examination (written test) for subsidized as well as non-subsidized seats will be 35% i.e. 46 marks out of total of 130 marks & no minimum qualifying marks limit in case of SC/ST.

HP University MCA Program Entrance Exam Pattern 2015-

The written test will consist of one paper of 130 marks and of 2 hours duration and shall include the following four sections:

AGeneral Logical Ability & Aptitude40
BMathematics of +2 Level50
CBasics of Computer and its Awareness25
DGeneral English15


HP University 2015 MCA Result:

The Result of HP University 2015 Entrance Exam 2015 will be declared on 15th June 2015. The candidates, who have given the exam can check their result on HP University website by entering their details like Exam Roll number and Name etc.

HP University 2015 MCA Counselling:

The counseling for MCA admission shall be held at University campus for all seats (subsidized and Non Subsidized seats) and private and Government colleges affiliated to HP University.

  • The counselling shall be held in the H.P. University campus for admission to the MCA course 2015.
  • The candidates are advised to check the website of the ( or for the results, merit list and counselling schedules.
    No separate result cards and intimation regarding counselling shall be sent to the candidates
  • The counselling shall be held strictly as per the duly published counselling schedule posted on the website.

HP University 2015 MCA Exam Centers:

Himachal Pradesh University 2015 Entrance Test for admission to the MCA course shall be held at the following centres:

S. No.College NameLocation
1H.P. University Campus, Summer HillShimla
2Government CollegeMandi
3Government CollegeHamirpur
4H.P. University Regional CentreDharamshala, Kangra

The University reserves the right to allot any examination center to the candidate irrespective of the choice given by the candidates.

HP University 2015 MCA Seats Reservation-

Subsidized Seats:

  • 15% and 7.5% of the seats shall be reserved for bonafide Himachali and SC/ST candidates respectively
  • 3% of the seats shall be reserved for Physically Handicapped candidates who are Himachal Pradesh Domicile

The remaining seats shall be filled as under

  • 25% seats shall be open to all the candidates irrespective of the institution from where they have passed their qualifying exam, in which the graduates of this University shall also be eligible to compete through competitive test
  • 75% of the seats shall be filled out of the candidates who have passed their qualifying exam from H.P University or H.P Krishi Vishvavidyalaya or Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry,Himachal Pradesh Technical University and Central University of Himachal Pradesh
  • One supernumerary seat shall be reserved for Himachali bonafide only/single child who is a girl. In this respect, an affidavit issued by a competent authority shall have to be submitted

Non-Subsidized Seats:

The eligibility for admission to the Courses against these seats will be the same as provided for other candidates.

  • The admission to these seats will be made on the merit of marks obtained in the Entrance Test
  • 15% and 7.5% of the seats shall be reserved for bonafide Himachali and SC/ST candidates respectively

HP University 2015 MCA Application Form:

For both Subsidized and Non-Subsidized seats in H.P. University Campus & Colleges:

  • HP University 2015 MCA Application Form can be downloaded from the HP University Website website or
  • Duly filled in application form, fee (in the form of demand draft or IPO)
  • Admit Card along with postage stamps of Rs.6/- affixed on it on the space provided must reach “The Chairman, Department of Computer Science, HP University, Shimla-5″by the last date
  • The fee deposited will not be refundable under any circumstances
  • The candidate should write his/her name and father's name on the back of the demand draft as well as on the IPOs
  • The candidate should specifically mention in the application form that whether she/he is interested for Subsidized Seats or Non Subsidized Seats or both type of seats for admission to HP University Campus

HP University 2015 MCA Application Form Fee:

S. No.CategoryFees
1GeneralRs. 1000/-


Documents required at the time Counselling:

The candidate has to submit duly attested copies of the following certificates at the time of attending the counseling/interview.

  • Date of birth certificate (matriculation/10th class certificate)
  • 10+2 certificate; graduation certificate
  • Caste category certificate for SC/ST/IPDP/Antodaya), if applicable
  • single girl child affidavit, if applicable
  • P. bonafide certificate in case of SC/ST candidates
  • certificate of physical handicapped

HP University 2015 MCA Important Dates:

Exam's EventsDates
Last date for the Submission of Application Forms9th May 2015
Entrance Exam Date21st May 2015 (02.00 PM to 04.00 PM)
Examination Results15th June 2015
Date of Interview and Admission to Subsidized Seats1st July 2015 (Wednesday)
Last date for Admission against the vacant/vacated Seats (if any)13th July 2015
Interview/Admission to Non-Subsidized Seats8th July 2015
Interview/Admission to Government/ Private Colleges22nd, 25th, 28th, and 31st July 2015

Time for reporting for Interview in the Office of the Dept.: 10.00 AM


Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, Dept. of Computer Science,
Summer Hill Shimla-171005,
Himachal Pradesh

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