Mesra, Ranchi- 835215

http://www.bitmesra.ac.in

**ADMISSION NOTIFICATION FOR MCA PROGRAMME 2011**

Applications are invited for admission to the full-time MCA programme 2011-2014, at Mesra and our Extension Centres at Allahabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lalpur and Noida.

Please see our website for MCA 2011 Information Brochure and details of eligibility, application procedures, syllabus of Entrance Test, fees, Online Application Form and addresses of Centres.

Syllabus for the Online Entrance Test for MCA 2011

The MCA 2011 Online Entrance Test shall comprise of 120 questions to be answered in 2 hours. Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices out of which only one is correct. A candidate must select only the correct answer to score full marks. For each correct answer a candidate will earn 4 marks. For every incorrect answer one mark will be deducted. If a question has not been attempted no credit will be given. The questions will be distributed into various areas as follows and the detailed syllabus is given below:

Section : A

Mathematics

No of Questions: 60

Section : B

Analytical ability & Logical Reasoning

No of Questions: 20

Section : C

Computer Awareness

No of Questions: 20

Section : D

English

No of Questions: 20

Total 120 questions

**Section A: Mathematics (60 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 function(s), tangents and normals, 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, addition 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.

**Section B: Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning: (20 questions – objective type)**

Questions in this section will test logical reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and visio-spatial reasoning

**Section C: 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, 1’s and 2’s 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 systems

Section D: English: (20 questions – objective type)

· Use of articles and prepositions (fill in the blanks or correct use)

· Idioms and phrases

· Synonyms

· Reading comprehension

· Expansion of an idea

· Sentence sequence (jumbled sentences)

· Completion of a sentence (with choices)

· Choice of appropriate word to fill in the blanks (with options)

**For details visit:**http://www.bitmesra.ac.in/cms.aspx?this=1&mid=807&cid=597

**About BIT Mesra**

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra is an autonomous engineering and technology oriented institute of higher education located in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. It is a Deemed University under section 3 of the Universtiy Grants Commission Act, 1956. The main campus of the Institute at Mesra is located 16 kilometers from Ranchi in a 780-acre (3.2 km2) setting at the confluence of the rivers Jhumar and Suvarnarekha. The Mesra campus is entirely residential, providing accommodation to 3200 undergraduate and postgraduate students and 550 members of faculty and staff. The infrastructure includes research laboratories, lecture halls, workshops, playground, gymnasium and a central library with over 1,00,000 books, journals and electronic databases.

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