Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU’s)  School of Computer and System Sciences offers programmes of instruction and research leading to the degree of MCA. For admission to Master of Computer Application (MCA) course the department directs JNU MCA Entrance Test. Every year, around ten thousand students including students from neighbouring SAARC countries appear for JNU MCA Entrance Test. Students are admitted solely on the basis of performance in the written test.



This three-year programme is designed to provide the necessary theoretical background and practical experience in Computer Science and Applications to meet the growing manpower requirements in automatic computing. The popularity of JNU MCA program can be judged from the excellent (100%) placement of successful students in the best companies in the field of Computer Science and Information Technology.


In addition to this, scholarships are awarded during the fifth and sixth semester to students who have met the prescribed grades/course requirements.



Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with adequate competence in Mathematics under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 55% marks. Aspirants pursuing their final year of graduation are also eligible to apply for JNU MCA Entrance. Foreign nationals are also eligible to apply for this entrance test.



The JNU MCA Entrance syllabus shall consist of 10+2/Graduate Level Mathematics, Probability, General Aptitude and Reasoning.



Mode – LAN Based CBT (Computer Based Test)

Duration – 3 Hours

Type of Questions – Multiple Choice Question

Maximum Marks – 100

Scoring –  1, 2, 3 or 4 Marks for a correct response (weightage of each question may vary for different programme). No negative marking for the incorrect response

The medium of Paper – ENGLISH ONLY (Language courses may have exception).




Sr. No.  Activity Schedule  
1. Availability of Application Form Third Week of March
2. Admit Card Second Week of May
3. Date of the Exam Last Week of May


WEBSITE: https://www.jnu.ac.in/scss-mca