Institute of Technology

Master of Computer Application, Admission Process

About the University

Nirma University, Ahmedabad was established in the year 2003 as a statutory university under the Gujarat State Act at the initiative of the Nirma Education & Research Foundation. It is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) of UGC Act. The University is also accredited ‘A’ grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

About the Institute

The Institute was established in 1995 under the aegis of Nirma Education & Research Foundation, Institute of Technology offers B.Tech., M.Tech., and Ph.D. Programmes in various engineering disciplines as well as MCA. The institute is ranked within top 25 self-financed engineering colleges of India in the survey conducted by various rating agencies.

Admission Details : 

(A) Total Seats:

MCA Admission Details for academic year 2019-20

MCA (3 Years Course) MCA (Lateral Entry)
Duration: 3 Years (Six Semesters) Duration: 2 Years (Four Semesters)
Intake: 60 Seats Intake: 12 Seats *

*20% of Intake of MCA 3 years program and actual seats vacant may be more due to vacant seats of previous year.

(B) Eligibility Criteria:

For Admission into First Year of Master of Computer Application Programme (3 Years):

  • The student should have been graduated from the University of Gujarat State or any recognized examinations considered equivalent by the Nirma University with minimum % of marks under 10+2+3 pattern as prescribed by the Govt. of Gujarat from time to time.
  • The candidate must have passed Std. XII (HSC) examination or its equivalent examination with Mathematics or Business Mathematics or Statistics as one of the subjects. However, the candidate who has taken one of these subjects during graduation will also be eligible.

For Admission into Second Year of Master of Computer Application Programme (Lateral Entry) :

  • The candidate who has passed the qualifying examination in stream of Bachelor of Computer Application or Bachelor of Science (IT) or Bachelor of Science (Computer) with minimum 50% marks (45% marks in case of SC/ST/SEBC category candidates) shall be eligible for lateral entry admission in the 3rd Semester of the MCA programme.

(C) Admission Procedure:

  • 100% seats of total intake will be filled by theAdmission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC, GoG). Candidate must applyto ACPC, GoG, separately. For eligibility and admission process, please visitwebsite of ACPC: detailed information related to admission to MCA (3 years) and MCA LateralEntry seats of our Institute. 

 @ Institute of Technology, Nirma University

Salient Features:

  • Highly qualified faculty members having 10+ years of academic experience.
  • State of the art laboratories and infrastructure.
  • Strong networking with leading Indian and foreign Organizations/Universities such as University of Southern California, Florida Atlantic University, SUNY Binghamton-New York, SAC-ISRO and industries like NVIDIA, INFOSYS etc. through MoUs.
  • Track based electives offered under five tracks: Artificial Intelligence & Data Science, Security, Multimedia, Technology, and IOT & Emerging Technology tracks.
  • Develop creativity and problem solving skills through courses like Design Thinking, Critical Thinking and Technical writing*.
  • Opportunity to do summer internship and final semester project internship at leading Universities of USA and Canada.
  • Privileges of attending expert lectures delivered by eminent speakers of industry/academia and attend regular industry visits.
  • Learning through NPTEL and MOOC courses as special audit course.
  • Join our wining teams for Robocon, SAE BAJA and many more.
  • Enjoy a vibrant campus life buzzing with year round activities like TEDx, Music & Drama, Technical, Sports and Cultural Fests, Story Telling, NSS, NCC, and more.
  • Fund your project idea through idea lab funding provided by Nirma University Entrepreneurship.
  • Bus transport & on-campus hostel facility available on payment basis.
*under process

NU offered scholarship:

---NITAA (alumni) scholarship

MCA Placement Details (Year 2018):


Highest package

(in Rs)

Average package (in Rs)


12.6 lakhs

4.45 lakhs

Recruiter Companies:

Texas Instruments, TCS, Infosys, rtCamp, Coviam, Sophos, Bacancy Technology, eInfochips, Creast Data Systems, Apttus, CloudThat, RapidOps and many more national and global companies.