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 FCT, GLSU campus, the Gujarat Law Society also decided to contribute to the area of higher education in IT by way of establishing the FCT, GLSU Institute of Computer Technology for offering this prestigious MCA course and FCT, GLSU Institute of Computer Applications for offering BCA course on the campus in July, 1999.
This MCA (Master of Computer Applications) Course is of three years (6 Semesters) duration and a full time course.
1. No. of Seats
Total number of seats available is 120 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.


1. Admission to First Year: Graduates (10+2+3 pattern) of Gujarat state or out state universities in any disciplines provided they have passed H. S. C. or equivalent examination from a school situated in Gujarat state with Maths/Business Maths/Statistics as one of the subjects.
2. Admission to Second Year (Lateral Entry): For MCA lateral entry (direct admission to second year), the applicants who have passed the qualifying examination in the stream of Bachelor of Computer Applications or Bachelor of Science (IT) or Bachelor of Science (Computer) are only eligible. Admissions are given by ACPC based on CMAT score.
3. 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.

For details of CMAT you can visit http://www.aicte-cmat.in