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Karnataka Examination Authority conducts Post Graduate Common Entrance Test (PGCET) for admissions to MBA, MCA and M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch courses.

Karnataka PGCET MCA 2020 Eligibility:-
A candidate who has passed any recognized under graduate examination or equivalent examination with Mathematics or Statistics or Computer Science or Computer Applications or Computer Programming or Business Mathematics or Business Statistics as one of the optional subjects and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the subjects in all the years of the Degree Examination is eligible for admission to MCA courses. 45% of marks in Q. E. in case of SC, ST and Category-I of Karnataka candidates.  Provided that in respect of candidate who has studied and passed one of the subjects specified above in Pre-University Course with fifty percent of marks in that subject shall also be considered for admission. 45% of marks in case of SC, ST and Category-I of Karnataka candidates.  

Lateral Entry to 2nd year MCA
A candidate who has passed recognised Bachelor’s Degree of minimum of 3 years duration examination in BCA, B.Sc (I.T. / Computer Science) with Mathematics at 10 + 2 level or at Graduate Level and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the subjects in all the years of the Degree Examination is eligible for admission to MCA courses (45% of marks in Q. E. in case of SC, ST and Category-I of Karnataka candidates)  

No Part Time courses are offered for MCA.

Karnataka PGCET MCA Registration / Application Form

Karnatka PGCET MCA 2020 Application Form / Registration:-

Apply online at website - http://kea.kar.nic.in
Exam Fee - For each course of Rs 650/- for General and OBC (Rs 500/- for SC /ST and Category 1 of Karnataka candidates only).


Karnataka PGCET MCA Exam Dates

Karnataka PGCET MCA 2020 Date:-

Karnataka PGCET MCA Syllabus

Karnataka PGCET MCA Syllabus 2020:-


Algebra :

Fundamental operations in Algebra, Expansion, Factorization, Simultaneous Linear / Quadratic equations, Indices, Logarithms, Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic progressions, Binomial Theorem, Permutations and Combinations, Surds, Determinants, Matrices and application to solution of simultaneous linear equations.

Co-Ordinate Geometry: Rectangular Cartesian co-ordinates, Equations of 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.

Vector: Position vector, addition and subtraction of Vectors, Scalar and Vector products.

Trigonometry: Simple identities, Trigonometric equations, Properties of Triangles, Inverse function.

Probability and Statistics : Basic concept 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.

Computer Awareness:

Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), Input / Output devices, Computer Memory, Back-up devices, Computer Languages, Operating Systems.

Data Representation: Representation of Characters, Integers and Fractions, Binary and Hexadecimal representations, Binary Arithmetic: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Two’s complement arithmetic, Floating-point representation of numbers, Normalized Floating-point representation.

3. Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning: The question in this section will cover Logical Reasoning, Quantitative reasoning and Visuo-spatial reasoning.

4.  General Awareness: This section shall carry questions to test the general awareness about Business, Finance, Industry, Transportation, Scientific inventions, Governance, Healthcare and Cultural dimensions etc.

5.  General English: Questions on Grammar and Vocabulary.

Paper Pattern

Karnataka PGCET MCA 2020 Pattern:-

The PGCET 2020 will be held in one session separately for MCA courses conducted for 100 marks with 150 minutes duration. Each question paper will be of (Objective) Multiple Choice type. The question paper will be in four different versions. Each question will have four different options. 60 questions in Part - A carry one mark each. 20 questions in Part - B carry two marks each. Thus there will be 80 questions and a total mark is 100.


All questions are compulsory. In other words, there is no choice among questions. Candidate is expected to attempt all the questions, in order to obtain maximum marks. THERE WILL BE NO NEGATIVE EVALUATION WITH REGARD TO WRONG ANSWERS BUT MARKS WILL NOT BE AWARDED IN RESPECT OF MULTIPLE ANSWERS.

Karnataka PGCET MCA Preparation

Karnataka PGCET MCA Notification

Karnataka PGCET MCA 2020 Notification:-

Apply online at website - kea.kar.nic.in from 15-06-2020 after 04:00 PM
Last Date of Entry of Application details Online - 28-06-2020 to 05:30 PM
Last date to pay the fees in the specified Bank - 30-06-2020 at Bank Time.

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