BIT MCA Exam Pattern 2018

Last Updated - February 15 2018

BIT MCA Exam Pattern 2018

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

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

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra organizes BIT MCA entrance test every year for the screening of those aspirants who want admission in full-time MCA programme. After applying for the entrance test, students can get admission in different campuses situated at Lalpur, Jaipur and Noida.

Exam Format Highlights Table of BIT MCA 2018

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

Exam Format Highlights
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

Exam Format in Detail of BIT MCA 2018

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

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

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

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

Marking Scheme

  • No marks will be deducted for the un-attempted questions.
  • For every wrong response, 1 mark will be deducted from the total marks. Thatโ€™s why aspirants must read the questions properly before responding.
  • For every accurate response, students will be honoured 4 marks.

Syllabus of BIT MCA 2018

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 via each and every topic of the syllabus. The questions are asked from the four various subjects such as Mathematics, English, Computer Awareness and Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning. The paper is divided into four various sections.

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


AlgebraFundamental operations in Algebra
Quadratic equations
Geometric and harmonic improvmentsions
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 coordinates
Equations of a line
Simple geometric transformations such as translation
Ellipse and Hyperbola
Pair of directly lines
Distance formulae
Equations of a Circle
CalculusLimit of functions
Continuous functions
Differentiation of function
Tangents and normalโ€™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 suitable word to fill in the blanks
9.Abridging sentences / paragraphs.

Computer Awareness

Computer BasicsOrganization of a computer
Central Procedures Unit (CPU)
Structure of instructions in CPU
Input / output devices
Computer memory
Memory organization
Backup devices
Date RepresentationRepresentation of characters
Integers and fractions
Binary and hexadecimal representations
Binary Arithmetic
1โ€™s and 2โ€™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 procedures and I / O devices
Flowchart 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

Advisable Books for 

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

Following is the list of all the advisable 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 Clear Package for MCA Entrances GuideAmit M Aggarwal
MCA Test: Master of Computer Application Entrance TestUpkar Prakashan
A Clear Guide for MCA Entrance ExamR.S Aggarwal

Important Instructions for BIT MCA 2018

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

  • If students establish with any of the above objects then their paper will be cancelled and they also not applicable for this exam in future as well.
  • Aspirants 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.
  • Aspirants have to bring the hall ticket at the time of the examination
  • 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.
  • They are advised to read the question cautiously because for every wrong attempt 1 mark will be deducted
  • Students can carry ballpoint pen, eraser, pencil, geometry set etc.
  • Students are advised to access the examination centre or on before time

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