Birla institute of technology is amongst few of the most renounced and popular technical institute of India. From high standard education system, to efficient teaching patter, BIT has everything to please its students and the outside world, where they will be placed later. BIT is equipped with a syllabus that is not only latest and advanced, but as per the requirements and needs of the corporate world.
To apply for MCA course at BIT a candidate should have one of these degrees in graduation: BCA, or B.Sc. in Computer Science / Information Technology / Electronics, or B.Sc. / B.A. with Mathematics or Statistics A candidate having B.Sc./B.A. Honours should have got at least 60% marks in their honours subject. For other degrees a candidate should have at least 60% marks in aggregate of all subjects. Final year candidates of the mentioned degrees can also apply.
Date of online entrance Test: third week of May onwards
Availability of application forms: March 3rd week
Last date for submitting completed application form: end of April
Counseling: July onwards
Pattern of Examination:
There will be an online test of 2 hours consisting of 120 multiple choice questions. For every correct answer a candidate will get 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for an incorrect answer. Questions will be asked from the following sections: Mathematics-70 questions Analytical ability & Logical Reasoning-30 questions Computer Awareness-20 questions
Mathematics (70 questions – objective type) • Algebra: Fundamental operations in Algebra, expansion, factorization, quadratic equations, indices, logarithms, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, binomial theorem, permutations and combinations, surds • Set Theory: Sets and subsets, operations on sets, sequences, properties of integers, relations and functions
• Matrix Algebra: Elementary transformations, inverse of a matrix, rank, solution of simultaneous linear equations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, quadratic forms
• Co-ordinate Geometry: Rectangular Cartesian co-ordinates, equations of a line, mid point, intersections etc., equations of a circle, distance formulae, pair of straight lines, parabola, ellipse and hyperbola, simple geometric transformations such as translation, rotation, scaling.
• Calculus: Limit of functions, continuous functions, differentiation of functions(s), tangents and normal, simple examples of maxima and minima, integration of function by parts, by substitution and by partial fraction, definite integral application to volumes and surfaces of frustums of a sphere, cone, cylinder, Taylor Series.
• Differential Equations: Differential equations of first order and their solutions, linear differential equations with constant coefficients, homogenous linear differential equations.
• Vectors: Position vector, additions and subtraction of vectors, scalar and vector products and their applications to simple geometrical problems and mechanics.
• Trigonometry: Simple identities, trigonometric equations, properties of triangles, solution of triangles, height and distance, inverse function
• Probability and Statistics: Basic concepts of probability theory, averages, dependent and independent events, frequency distributions, and measures of dispersions, skewness and kurtosis, random variable and distribution functions, mathematical expectations, binomial, Poisson, normal distributions, curve fitting, and principle of least squares, correlation and regression
• Linear Programming: Formulation of simple linear programming problems, basic concepts of graphical and simplex methods, revised simplex method, transportation and assignment problems, duality and integer programming
Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning: (30 questions – objective type) Questions in this section will test logical reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and visio-spatial reasoning
Computer Awareness: (20 questions – objective type)
• Computer Basics :Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), Structure of instructions in CPU, input / output devices, computer memory, memory organization, back-up devices
• Data Representation: Representation of characters, integers, and fractions, binary and hexadecimal representations, Binary Arithmetic: Addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, single arithmetic and two complement arithmetic, floating point representation of numbers, normalized floating point representation, Boolean algebra, truth tables, Venn diagrams
• Computer Architecture: Block structure of computers, communication between processor and I / O devices, interrupts • Computer Language: Assembly language and high-level language, Multiprogramming and time-sharing operating systems, Computer Programming in C. • Flow chart and Algorithms • Operating Systems: Evolution of operating systems, types of operating systems, functions of an operating system, modern operating system