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BIT MCA 2018 Exam Pattern

Last Updated - June 05, 2017

BIT MCA 2018 Examination is held in the First week of June 2018. Every detail regarding BIT MCA 2018 Exam Pattern such as marking scheme, subjects, sections, syllabus can be found in the article below.

  • BIT MCA 2018 is an online computer based test.
  • The time duration to complete the examination is 2 hours.
  • The test is comprised of objective type questions. Students are advised to answer the questions carefully because for every wrong answer marks will be deducted.
  • BIT MCA 2018 test consist a total number of 120 questions which is asked from the four different subjects- Mathematics, English, Computer Awareness and Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning.
  • Except for Mathematics section each of the section carries 80 marks whereas, Mathematics section carries 240 marks.

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra conducts BIT MCA entrance test every year for the screening of those candidates who are seeking admission in full-time MCA programme. After applying for the entrance test, students can get admission in various campuses located at Lalpur, Jaipur and Noida.

BIT MCA 2018 Exam Pattern Highlights Table

The following table shows the examination pattern of BIT MCA 2018:

Exam ModeOnline (Computer Based)
Number of Papers4
Number of Section4 (Mathematics, English, Computer Awareness and Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning)
Question Paper TypeObjective Type
BIT MCA 2018 Total Marks480 total marks (Mathematics (240 marks) and English (80 marks), Computer Awareness (80 marks) and Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning (80 marks))
Exam Duration2 hours
Exam LanguageEnglish

BIT MCA 2018 Exam Pattern in Detail

For the better preparation of the examination, students must know about the examination pattern. In the paper, there are four options for every question that candidates are required to mark. The time duration to complete the exam is 2 hours. The paper is divided into four sections i.e. Mathematics, English, Computer Awareness and Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning.

  • The examination mode is online i.e. it is a computer based test
  • Students can easily get the BIT MCA entrance exam syllabus on the official portal. They can download and start practice accordingly.
  • The questions are of the objective type which is based on the latest syllabus.

The following table shows the examination pattern of BIT MCA 2018:

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarks
Mathematics 60240
English 2080
Computer Awareness2080
Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning2080

Marking Scheme

  • For every correct answer, students will be awarded with 4 marks.
  • For every wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted from the total marks. That’s why candidates must read the questions properly before answering.
  • No marks will be deducted for the un-attempted questions.

BIT MCA 2018 Syllabus

BIT MCA 2018 Syllabus is very important for the better preparation of the entrance exam. They can refer BITS official website for the preparation of the exam. Students are advised to go through each and every topic of the syllabus. The questions are asked from the four different subjects such as Mathematics, English, Computer Awareness and Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning. The paper is divided into four different sections.

The following is the detailed syllabus of all the four different section:


AlgebraFundamental operations in Algebra
Quadratic equations
Geometric and harmonic progressions
Binomial theorem
Permutations and combinations
Set TheorySets and subsets
Operations on Sets
Properties of integers
Relations and functions
Matrix AlgebraElementary transformations
Inverse of a matrix
Solution of simultaneous linear equations
Eigenvalues and eigenvectors
Quadratic forms
Co-Ordinate GeometryRectangular Cartesian co-ordinates
Equations of a line
Simple geometric transformations such as translation
Ellipse and Hyperbola
Pair of straight lines
Distance formulae
Equations of a Circle
CalculusLimit of functions
Continuous functions
Differentiation of function
Tangents and normal’s
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
Taylor Series
Differential EquationsDifferential equations of first order and their solutions
Linear differential equations with constant coefficients
Homogenous linear differential equations
VectorsPosition vector
Addition and subtraction of vector
Scalar and vector products and their applications to simple geometrical problems and mechanics
TrigonometrySimple identities
Trigonometric equations
Properties of triangles
Solution of triangles
Height and distance
Inverse function
Probability and StatisticsBasic concepts of probability theory
Dependent and independent events
Frequency distributions and measures of dispersions
Skewness and kurtosis
Random variable and distribution functions
Normal distributions
Curve fitting and principle of least squares
Mathematical expectations
Correlation and regression
Linear ProgrammingFormulation of simple linear programming problems
Basic concepts of graphical and simplex methods
Revised simplex method
Transportation and assignment problems
Duality and integer programming


1.Use of articles and prepositions
2.Idioms and phrases
4.Reading comprehension
5.Expansion of an idea
6.Sentence sequence
7.Completion of a sentence
8.Choice of appropriate word to fill in the blanks
9.Abridging sentences / paragraphs.

Computer Awareness

Computer BasicsOrganization of a computer
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Structure of instructions in CPU
Input / output devices
Computer memory
Memory organization
Back-up devices
Date RepresentationRepresentation of characters
Integers and fractions
Binary and hexadecimal representations
Binary Arithmetic
1’s and 2’s complement arithmetic
Floating point representation of numbers
Normalized floating point representation
Boolean algebra
Truth tables
Venn diagrams
Computer ArchitectureBlock structure of computers
Communication between processor and I / O devices
Flow chart and AlgorithmsAssembly language and high-level language
Multiprogramming and time-sharing operating systems
Computer Programming in C
Operating SystemsEvolution of operating systems
Types of operating systems
Functions of an operating system
Modern operating systems

Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning

1.Logical Reasoning
2.Quantitative Reasoning
3.Visio-Spatial Reasoning

Students can easily clear their doubts regarding any topic if they start their examination preparation from the books. They are advised to go through all the topics from the syllabus.

Following is the list of all the recommended books for the better preparation of BIT MCA 2018:

Book NameAuthor
MCA Master of Computer Application Entrance ExamR. Gupta
The Pearson Guide to MCA Entrance ExaminationEdgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe
BIT Online MCA Entrance TestAmit M Aggarwal
A Complete Package for MCA Entrances GuideAmit M Aggarwal
MCA Test: Master of Computer Application Entrance TestUpkar Prakashan
A Complete Guide for MCA Entrance ExamR.S Aggarwal

Important Instructions

Before start filling online application form, students have to create their username and password. They are advised not to share their username and password with anybody.

  • Do not download the application form and take a printout of it and fill it by hand because this hand-written application form will not be accepted.
  • Students are advised to reach the examination centre or on before time
  • They are advised to read the question carefully because for every wrong attempt 1 mark will be deducted
  • Candidates have to bring the admit card at the time of the examination
  • Candidates are advised not to carry any form of textual material or electronic gadgets with them like log tables, electronic watches, mobile phones, pagers, calculators etc.
  • If students found with any of the above object then their paper will be cancelled and they also not eligible for this exam in future as well.
  • Students can carry ball point pen, eraser, pencil, geometry set etc.



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