M. Sc. (Computer Science)


Minimum Eligibility

After 12 years’ schooling, a 3/ 4 year Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a relevant area* from a recognized university/ institution with at least 55% marks in aggregate or an equivalent grade, with mathematics as a subject of study at the Bachelor’s level, or at 10+2 (12th class) level.

*Relevant Areas:

  1. Computer Engineering
  2. Computer Technology
  3. Computer Applications
  4. Information Science
  5. Information Technology
  6. Software Systems
  7. Software Engg.
  8. Software Technology
  9. Electronics Engg.
  10. Electronics Engg.
  11. Electrical & Electronics Engg.
  12. Applied Physics
  13. Applied Statistics
  14. Applied Mathematics
  15. Instrumentation Engg.



Format of the Entrance Test question paper and course:

The duration of the test will be three hours. The test will consist of 100 multiple choice questions of one mark each. Each question will have four options and out of these four options, one option will be correct.

Candidates can expect


    • i. Twenty (20) questions from Part A
    • ii. Thirty (30) questions from Part B
    • iii. Fifty (50) questions from Part C


There will be no subjective question and no negative marking. The test will be divided into the following three parts:


PART A: Analytical and Logical Abilities, English Language Proficiency

Data Sufficiency, Problem Solving, Integrated Reasoning, English Grammar, Sentence Completion, Verbal Analogies, Word Groups


PART B: Mathematical Science

Set Theory and Algebra: Sets, Relations, Functions, Groups, Partial Orders, Lattice, Boolean Algebra

Matrices and Determinants: Determinants, Matrices, systems of Linear Equations

Combinatorics: Permutations, Combinations, Counting, Summation

Probability and Statistics: Mean, median, mode and standard deviation; Conditional probability, independent events, total probability, Baye's theorem

Calculus: Limit, Continuity and Differentiability, Mean value Theorems, Theorems of Integral Calculus, Evaluation of Definite and Improper Integrals, partial Derivatives, Total Derivatives, Maxima and Minima.

Ordinary Differential Equations: First Order First Degree Equations, Variable Separable Method, Homogeneous Equations, Exact Equations, Integrating Factors, Linear Equations.

Vector Analysis: Addition, Subtraction, Dot Product and Cross Products of Vectors.

PART C: Undergraduate level Computer Science

Discrete Mathematics: Sets, Relations, Functions, Boolean Algebra, Propositional logic, First order Predicate Logic

Programming in C: Elements of C, Identifiers, Data Types, Control Structures, Iteration, Structured Data Types: Array, Structure, Union, Strings, Pointers, Functions, Parameter Passing to Functions, Recursion.

Algorithms: Elementary Space and Time Complexity Analysis, Sorting: Bubble Sort, Insertion Sort, Selection Sort, Searching: Linear and Binary Search.

Digital Logic Design and Computer Architecture: Number System, Data Representation, and Computer Arithmetic, Logic Gates, Combinational and Sequential Circuits, Computer Organization, Instruction Formats and Addressing, Memory Organization and I/O Interfaces.

See the MSc Computer Science Entrance Test for the year 2013.
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