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How to prepare for KIITEE MCA 2017?

Last Updated - April 04, 2017

KIITEE MCA entrance exam is carried out by the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology for the admission of students into the MCA courses offered in the institute. This exam is held at the national level. The major thrust of this programme revolves around giving the students a sound background in basic concepts in computer technology, higher levels of computer applications and specialization and industrial project.

KIITEE 2017 exam is scheduled for multiple dates from April 14, to April 23, 2017. KIITEE 2017 is held in online mode. The question paper will consist of 120 questions in English language only. All the questions will be in MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) format. Applicants have to attempt all the questions in the duration of 3 hours. Each question carries 4 marks. 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer. There is no negative marking for unanswered questions.

The eligibility needed by a person to appear for this exam is a graduate degree. The students must have taken mathematics as one of their subjects in XII standard or in graduation. It is also required for them to score above 50 percent marks in their finals.

KIITEE MCA 2017 Structure

The KIITEE MCA Entrance test will comprise objective type questions that have multiple choices. Students are allowed to select the correct answer from a given set. The duration of the test is 3 hours. The questions will be from topics like:

  • Analytical and Logical Ability
  • Computer Awareness
  • Mathematics

KIITEE is conducted for admission to B. Tech.(4years) / B. Tech & M. Tech Dual Degree (5 years) / B. Tech &MBA Dual Degree (5 years) / B. Arch /MBBS/BDS / B.Sc. Nursing /Biotechnology Dual Degree (B. Tech / M. Tech) courses of study along with various other courses. This post is dedicated to KIIT MCA conducted by KIIT University, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa (Odisha) for admission to three-year Master of Computer Application (M.C.A) course. The university also offers Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A) [Integrated course] which is of five years’ duration. This admission assessment tests the mathematical, analytical, logical ability and computer awareness of aspirants wishing to seek admission to KIIT University MCA course of three years.

Study Plan for KIITEE MCA 2017

One needs to be essentially good at Higher Maths, as most of the MCA Entrance Tests comprise Maths, Statistics and know-how of Computers.  Some institutes also have Verbal Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Test of Reasoning and General Knowledge in their test syllabi.

Candidate should prepare a time table and allot time for each section. They can study mathematics from their 12th standard book or they can refer some other materials. As they will get objective type questions, they might get bemused if they do not comprehend the basics completely.

So, they can memorize all formulas and important points. The candidate has to practice all sums and it helps them to do the problems in short span of time. They can practice quantitative reasoning and logical reasoning from CAT or MAT books. The candidates will be able to find lots of information about computers by surfing the internet. They can also help themselves to their class 10+2 text books.

KIITEE MCA 2017 Preparation Tips

Advance preparation really is the key to success.

  • Spend as long as possible preparing for the exam. The more familiar you are with exams, the less frightening they seem and the easier they are to complete properly.
  • Take the practice exam under close to actual testing conditions.
  • Preparation of these exams can be started along with the final year of graduation. The preparation for the MCA Entrance easily takes 5-6 months with a daily and consistent input of about 5 to 6 hours.
  • Take exams for universities having a large number of intakes and try to get into the good colleges covered by these tests.
  • It is advisable to select a few institutes of interest and prepare for a particular pattern of exams and the respective syllabus.
  • Also, the weightage given to different subjects needs to be paid attention to e.g. students with Computer Science background may have advantage over the others in the entrance examination that lays more emphasis on computer fundamentals.
  • Enroll in a test preparation course or a correspondence course that will provide you with course material, tests, practice sessions etc.

KIITEE MCA 2017 Important Topics

Nowadays, every bookstore is stocked with a number of books that help you prepare for the various MCA Entrance Exams all over India. These books deal with questions on Mathematics, Computer Fundamentals and Reasoning.

AlgebraAlphabet Test
Linear AlgebraDissimilar Test
Trigonometry- Differential Calculus Convergence Series Integral CalculusAnalogy Test- Coding/ Decoding test Number series & Time Blood Relations
Differential EquationsOrdering
Analytical Plane GeometryQuestions based on Passage and course of action
Analytical Solid GeometryStatement and Conclusion
Mechanics -
Statistics & Probability
Numerical Analysis
Linear Programming

Mathematics Tricks to solve Math Questions in MCA exam? 

  1. The Math part generally consists of Algebra, Co-ordinate Geometry, Calculus, Differential Equations, Vector, Trigonometry, Probability and Statistics.
  2. The only way to score well in Math is by referring as many books as possible. You cannot learn all the short cut tricks with in short span of time. You really need to work hard to score well in the Math part since time plays its crucial part in exams. Refer books of By J B Dixit, Ruchi Sharma and Ashish Mangal, O.P. Tandon, M. Tyra, R.S. Agarwal.
  3. By practicing more of Mathematics, you will automatically learn to solve the problems faster and in a better way. Instead of searching for short cuts try to solve as many of problems. Take the practice exam under close to actual testing conditions.
  4. Try to solve previous year question papers or model papers in the stipulated time so that you can know how many problems your able to solve in the limited time. Doing all these will definitely help you to go through the exams with good marks.

Computer Awareness Tricks to solve Questions in MCA exam? 

For getting admission in MCA it is not necessary that you should be an expert in computers but you should have basic knowledge of computer Fundamental is one of an important part.

You should be aware of following computer concepts: -

  • Basic Computers (History, input – output devices, Storage devices etc.)
  • Number System (Binary, Octal, Hexadecimal, Decimal)
  • Algorithm & Flowchart.
  • Binary operations
  • Truth tables (gates)
  • Programming Concepts (Fortran, C)
  • General awareness related to computer

Magazines you should read: -

  • Computer Today
  • Computer Express
  • PC Quest
  • Chip

Books Referred:

  • Computer Fundamental – P.K. Sinha
  • Computer Fundamental – V. Rangarajan
  • Let’s C – Yashwant Kanetakar
  • Schaum Series – (Data Structure, or C++)

Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning Questions in MCA exam? 

Reasoning can be taken as a scoring subject as compared to the quantitative section as it takes only thinking ability of a candidate and if the candidate is able to apply it, in most cases he can be sure of his scoring. This section can’t be cracked within the given time without proper practice, so candidates must practice by using the following Reasoning Preparation tips.

Practice Puzzles: Reasoning mostly covers sections like Critical Reasoning, Analytical reasoning and Reasoning Data Sufficiency. Solving relevant puzzles can greatly help in improving solving skills and thereby helps to improve your reasoning power.

Negative Prefixes: Be careful with words having negative prefixes like un-, non-, they can fool you for facts. So, you have to read the question very carefully and when you are sure about the problem then find its solution.

Learn Formulas & Tables: Candidates must be perfect in the basic formulas and tables at least 2 to 20 so that it helps you in solving the mathematical problems in a quick way.

MCA Sample Questions for Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning

1. Look at this series: 7, 10, 8, 11, 9, 12, … What number should come next?

A. 7

B. 10

C. 12

D. 13

2. Tanya is older than Eric.

Cliff is older than Tanya.

Eric is older than Cliff.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

A. true

B. false

C. uncertain

3. Blueberries cost more than strawberries.

Blueberries cost less than raspberries.

Raspberries cost more than strawberries and blueberries.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

A. true

B. false

C. uncertain

4. All the trees in the park are flowering trees.

Some of the trees in the park are dogwoods.

All dogwoods in the park are flowering trees.

If the first two statements are true, the third statement is

A. true

B. false

C. uncertain

KIITEE MCA 2017 Career Opportunities

MCA programmes offers career opportunities in the areas such as Management Information Systems, System Analysis & Design, Quality Management, e-business, ERP, Web enabled services, Content Development, Animation, Computer Education, IT Consultancy and Computer Communication Security amongst others.



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