BCA Entrance Exam Full syllabus and pattern papers

CET (GGSIPU) BCA 2016 Overview

The Common Entrance Test (CET) is conducted by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) for admissions to the various engineering, technological & scientific programmes (at the undergraduate and postgraduate level) it offers. Some of these degrees are:

B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA, M.Sc. (Environment Management), M.Sc.(Forensic Science), M.Sc.(Ciminology), B.Arch., BCA, BBA, MBA, BMC, B.Sc.(MLT), B.Sc.(Hons) Nursing, BJ(MC), BASLP, BRT, B.Pharma, BPT, MPT, BHMCT, B.Ed., LLB, LLM, MAHM, MCPHM, MHRPD, BHMS, MBBS and Ph.D etc

We will discuss in detail here the CETs for BCA (Bachelor of Computer Applications).

CET (GGSIPU) BCA 2016 Eligibility Criteria

  • You should have passed 12th (CBSE) or an equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate with a pass in English (core or elective or functional) and Mathematics or Computer Science / Informatics Practice / Computer Applications.
  • OR
  • You should have completed a 3-year diploma in any branch of engineering from a polytechnic that is duly approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and is affiliated to a recognized examining body with a minimum of 50% marks.

CET (GGSIPU) BCA 2016 Exam Syllabus

The GGSIPU-CET is not common for different courses. There is a separate entrance test on separate dates for each course. But the format of the question papers for all courses is more or less the same; they consist of multiple-choice objective-type questions (150 questions, 600 marks, 2.5 hours). The answers have to be marked on an OMR sheet. Every question is of equal weightage, with negative marking for wrong answers.

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Exam syllabus for BCA Entrance Tests

What is the Examination Syllabus ?

The syllabus is different for different institution but more or less follows the below listed pattern.


  • Sets, Relations and Functions
  • Complex Number and Quadratic Equations
  • Sequence and Series
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Probability
  • Trigonometric Ratios and Equations
  • Properties of Triangles and Inverse Trigonometric Functions
  • Cartesian System and Lines
  • Circle
  • Conic Section
  • Limits, Continuity and Differentiability
  • Differential Coefficient and Its Application
  • Indefinitie Integration
  • Definite Integration and Its Applications
  • Different Equations
  • Vector Algebra and Three Dimensional 5 Pace
  • Statistics

Logical Ability & Reasoning

  • Alphabet Test
  • Word Formation
  • Coding – Decoding
  • Analogy Test
  • Classification
  • Series Test
  • Sitting Arrangement
  • Number, Ranking and Time Sequence Test
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Blood Relations
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Logical order of words
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficieny
  • Eligibility Test
  • Statement and it’s Products
  • Assertion and Reason
  • Cause and Reason
  • Syllogism
  • Venn-Diagram
  • Cube and Dice
  • Figure Analogy
  • Image Test
  • Counting of Figures Completion of Figures
  • Paper Folding and Paper Cutting
  • Embedded Figures
  • Formation of Figures
  • Grouping of Identical Figures

Computer Awareness and Information Technology

  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Number Systems and Computer Codes
  • Computer Network
  • Operating System
  • Database Management System (DBMS)
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer System Architecture
  • “C” Language and OPP
  • Data Structure
  • Section Test 1
  • Section Test 2

General Knowledge

  • History
  • Geography
  • Indian Polity
  • Indian Economy
  • General Science
  • General Knowledge

English Language & Comprehension

  • Spotting Errors
  • Rearrangement
  • Sentence Completion
  • Sentence Completion
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Spelling Test
  • One Word Substitution
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Cloze Test
  • Reading Comprehension

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