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April 16th, 2015, 08:20 AM
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Re: All India MCA Common Entrance Test entrance exam syllabus

All India MCA Common Entrance Test (AIMCET) is conducted on National level by the Indian Institutes of Technology Roorkee on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India

It is organized for admission to MCA course

Exam Pattern:
Number of Questions
Mathematics 100
Computer Awareness 40
Analytical ability & Logical Reasoning 40
General Awareness 20

AIMCET Syllabus

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 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.

Limit of functions, continuous functions, differentiation of functions(s),Tangents and normal, 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, cone, cylinder, Taylor Series.

Differential Equations:
Differential equations of first order and their solutions, linear differential equations with constant coefficients, homogenous linear differential equations.

Position vector, additions and subtraction of vectors, scalar and vector products and their applications to simple geometrical problems and mechanics.

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

Linear Programming:
Formulation of simple linear programming problems, basic concepts of graphical and simplex methods

Computer Awareness:
Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), Structure of instructions in CPU, input / output devices, computer memory, memory organization, back-up devices

Data Representation:

Representation of characters, integers, and fractions, binary and hexadecimal representations, Binary Arithmetic: Addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, single arithmetic and two complement arithmetic, floating point representation of numbers, normalized floating point representation, Boolean algebra, truth tables, Venn diagrams

Computer Architecture: Block structure of computers, communication between processor and I / O devices, interrupts

Computer Language: Assembly language and high level language, Multiprogramming and time sharing operating systems, Computer Programming in C.

Flow chart and Algorithms

Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning:
The questions in this section will cover logical reasoning, quantitative reasoning, visuo-spatial reasoning

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.

Reference books for AIMCET
MCA books written by J.V. Subramanyam
TANCET MCA-Anna University, written by V.V.K. Subburaj
M.C.A written by V.V.K. Subburaj
Pal Chaudhary, P. “Computer Organization & Design”, PHI.
Malvino Digital Principals and Applications, 4/e
Stallings, Computer Organization & Architecture
Brian O, Management Information System
Davis, Olson, Management Information System
Jain Sarika, Information System

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