Can I do MCA from IIT?
Yes, you can. In present only IIT Roorkee takes admission for Master of Computer Applications(MCA). IIT Roorkee is one of the premier institute for technical education in India. MCA is a master degree in computer applications. Every year IIT Roorkee takes admission for MCA through IIT JAM entrance exam. IIT Roorkee takes MCA admission for very limited seats. It is 3 years program conduct by IIT Roorkee.
College: Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Roorkee
Course: Master of Computer Applications(MCA)
Entrance Exam: IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test)
Total Seats: 48
IIT JAM Entrance Exam Details
Eligibility Criteria for JAM
In the qualifying Bachelor’s degree 55% aggregate marks (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for General/OBC category candidates and at least 50% aggregate marks (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for SC, ST and PD category candidates.
Bachelor’s degree with Mathematics as a subject for at least one year for annual system candidates/ at least two papers of Mathematics for semester system candidates.
Entrance Test Paper pattern
Question type: Multiple choice questions
Each right answer carry one mark and negative 1/3 mark for each wrong answer.
Exam Duration: 3 hours
IIT JAM Syllabus for MCA
The Computer Applications (CA) test paper comprises of Mathematics, Computer awareness, and Analytical ability and General awareness and they will be in the ratio 4:2:1.
Algebra: Set theory and its simple applications. Basic concepts of groups, fields and vector spaces.
Matrices: Rank of a matrix. Existence and uniqueness of solution of a system of linear equations. Eigen values and Eigen vectors. Inverse of a matrix by elementary transformations.
Differential Calculus: Differentiation, Partial differentiation, Taylor series and approximate calculations. Maxima and minima of functions of one and two variables.
Integral Calculus: Single and multiple integration. Definite integrals, Change of order and change of variables. Applications to evaluation of area, surface and volume.
Differential Equations: First order differential equations, linear differential equations of higher order with constant coefficients.
Vector Algebra: Addition, subtraction, dot product, cross product, triple product and their applications.
Numerical Analysis: Solution of non-linear equations using iterative methods. Interpolation (Lagrange’s formula and Newton’s formula for equidistant points). Numerical differentiation and integration (Trapezoidal and Simpson’s rules).
Probability: Basic concepts of probability theory. Binomial and Poisson distributions.
Linear Programming: Formulation and its graphical solution for two variable problems.
Elements of computers. Number systems. Basic electronic gates. Boolean algebra. Flip-Flops. Algorithmic approach to solve problems. Fundamentals of C language.
ANALYTICAL ABILITY AND GENERAL AWARENESS
Simple questions will be asked to test the analytical ability and general awareness of candidates.