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MCA ENTRANCE SYLLABUS 

Syllabus for MAHMCACET Examination 

Scheme of CET: The MAHMCACET examination comprises of two papers (objective type) of one hour duration viz. General Aptitude (GA) and Computer Concepts (CC). The syllabus & sample question paper are available on website and also in brochure. 

General Aptitude The main objective of this paper is to assess the general aptitude of the candidate to pursue a computer applications and software profession. 

Syllabus The questions in this paper will cover: logical reasoning, quantitative reasoning, high school mathematics, vocabulary, English comprehension and verbal ability. A good grasp of the following topics of high school mathematics (up to the 12th standard) will be useful: 

Algebra : Fundamental operations in Algebra, Expansion, factorization, Quadratic equations, indices, logarithms, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, binomial theorem, permutations and combinations.
Coordinate Geometry : Rectangular Cartesian coordinates, equations of a 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.
Differential Equations: Differential equations of first order and their solutions, linear differential equations with constant coefficients, homogenous linear differential equations.
Trigonometry: Simple identities, trigonometric equations, properties of triangles, solution of triangles, height and distance, inverse function.
Probability and Statistics : Basic concepts 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.
Arithmetic: Ratios and proportions, problems on timework, distancespeed, percentage, etc.
Basic Set Theory and Functions: Set, relations and mappings.
Mensuration: areas, triangles and quadrilaterals, area and circumference of circles, volumes and surface areas of simple solids such as cubes, spheres, cylinders and cones.


*As per MCA Entrance Notification 2012 

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