MCA Programme Information

The Master of Computer Applications course was initiated in India during 1984-85 by University Grants Commission and Department of Electronics to meet the shortage of skilled manpower in the country. The Gujarat University initiated this course during 1987-88. However, looking to the continued demand of trained manpower in the field of Information Technology, and the infrastructure already available at FCAIT, GLSU campus, the Gujarat Law Society also decided to contribute to the area of higher education in IT by way of establishing the FCAIT, GLSU Institute of Computer Technology for offering this prestigious MCA course and FCAIT, GLSU Institute of Computer Applications for offering BCA course on the campus in July, 1999.
This MCA (Master of Computer Applications) Course is of two years (4 Semesters) duration and a full time course.
1. No. of Seats
Total number of seats available is 180 at this institute.
2. Allocation of seats to Management Quota and Reserved Categories
Allocation for Management Quota, Out state University quota and SC, ST, SEBC etc. categories will be as per the rules of the University/ACPC prevailing at the time of admissions.
3. Fees
As decided by the competent authorities, subject to revision from time to time.
4. Class/Hours
Classes for the course and practical are conducted on all working days between 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.


» Candidate must have appeared in CMAT with minimum 50% (45% for reserved category) in BCA/B.Sc.(IT)/B.Sc.(Computer Science) or equivalent.
» B.Sc./B.Com./BA (50% for general category and 45% for reserved category) with Mathematics at 10 + 2 level or at graduation level with additional bridge course as may be decided by competent authority
» Candidates who have appeared in the final year examination can also apply.
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Admission to the MCA program is given on the basis of CMAT conducted by AICTE. The test as of now comprises of multiple choice objective questions in the areas of Quantitative Techniques & Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, Language Comprehension and General Awareness. Around 100 questions will have to be answered in 3 hours. There shall be negative marking for wrong answers, for each wrong answer 1 mark shall be deducted. Candidate may refer any book on IQ test and Aptitude test to prepare for the entrance test. There is no oral interview or group discussions.