CG PRE MCA Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

CG PRE MCA Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

CG PRE MCA Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
CG PRE MCA Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
October 1, 2021
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  • For admission to the MCA course in colleges within the state of Chhattisgarh, CPEB conducts the CG Pre MCA entrance exam every year. Although last year the exam was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • It may be a state-level entrance exam, admission is obtainable to candidates in MCA at any college of Chhattisgarh. Candidates who are wishing to enter MCA need to complete the entrance exam with qualifying marks.
  • All the registered candidates are going to be ready to download the CG Pre MCA-Admit Card 2021 from the official website. Authorities conduct CG Pre MCA 2021 as a paper-and-pen entrance exam at participating institutes.
  • Pre-MCA-CG results will also be available online. Please note that the qualifying score at the end of the application for the CG Pre MCA exam is 45% for reserved categories and 50% for unreserved categories. Shortlisted candidates are going to be called to participate in the counseling process.


Latest News/Update

7 Sept 2021: The card for admission to CG Pre MCA 2021 has been issued, the exam will take place on 15 Sept. Those taking the exam must withdraw no later than Sept 15.

26 July 2021: Notice for CG Pre MCA 2021 issued. The exam is scheduled for 15 Sept 2021. Registration for this will take place from 29 July to 15 August 2021.

Table of Contents


About Exam & Exam Conducting Authority

CG Pre MCA-Entrance Exam 2021 Highlights:

Full Exam Name  Chhattisgarh Pre Master of Computer Application
Offered Course MCA
Seat Number 200
Short Exam Name  CG Pre MCA
Conducting Body  DTE Chhattisgarh – Directorate of Technical Education
Frequency of Conduct  Once a year
Exam Level  State Level Exam
Languages  English, Hindi
 Application Mode  Online
Application Fee (General)  200 Rs [Online]
Mode of Exam  Offline
Mode of Counselling  Online
CG Pre MCA-Official Website
CG Pre MCA-Helpdesk 0771-2972780
Participating institutes  8
Exam Duration  3 Hours


Exam’s Basic Information

  • Apart from many other exams, CPEB also conducts the Pre-MCA test, the entrance exam for admission to the MCA program at the Chhattisgarh institution. CPEB is based in Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh.
  • The entrance exam is conducted as an offline test where candidates need to solve 200 questions for 180 mins. Last year, the exam was canceled thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • CPEB Raipur conducts CG Pre MCA for admissions into MCA on Sept 15. Registered candidates can now download the CG Pre MCA admit card from the official website. The CG Pre MCA 2021 form was available from July 29 to 15 August. CG Pre MCA 2021 may be a state-level entrance exam in Chhattisgarh. 1 mark is awarded for proper answers and there’s no provision for negative marking.
  • Candidates may ask the CG Pre MCA exam pattern for more details. The authorities conduct MCA admission in Chhattisgarh on the idea of marks secured by the candidates in CG Pre MCA 2021. Candidates who qualify for the CG Pre MCA 2021 will need to participate in the counseling process. Candidates are going to be shortlisted to support their performance and choices filled at the time of counseling then admissions are going to be made.


Exam Date

Applicants can find important dates and events for CG Pre MCA 2021 from the following table:

CG Pre MCA 2021 Schedule

Events Date
The online application process starts 29 July 2021
The deadline to apply August 15, 2021
The last date for paying fees in online mode 15 August 2021
Form correction is open 16-18 August 2021
Admit Card will be released Sept 7, 2021
CG Pre MCA 2021 exam date 15 Sept 2021
Pre MCA-CG Results Date Sept 2021
CG pre-MCA counseling process date To Be Announced


To know more about CG PRE MCA exam date click here


Exam Notification

  • CPEB invites applications for CG Pre MCA 2021, scheduled to take place on 25 June 2021 for admission to MCA courses for the 2021-22 academic session. Online applications are invited until June 6, 2021, for the CG Pre MCA 2021 entrance exam.
  • CPEB is releasing CG Pre MCA 2021 admit cards on 7 Sept 2021. Applicants can download tickets from The professional exam body will host the MCA entrance exam on Sept 15, 2021. As the name suggests, this is the state-level MCA entrance exam. The full details of the exam will be disclosed via an official notification which is scheduled to be posted on the website.


If candidates need to contact the CG Pre MCA-Exam Authority, they can do so via the following contacts.


Chhattisgarh Raipur Professional Exam Board

Sector – 19, Vyapam Bhavan, North Block,

Naya Raipur 492001(Chhattisgar)

Office: 0771-2972782

Phone: 0771-2972780

Fax: 0771-2972780




Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for CG Pre MCA 2021 are the minimum requirements that applicants must meet to be accepted for admission. Applicants preparing for the entrance exam must review the eligibility criteria for CG Pre MCA 2021.

CG Pre MCA-Eligibility Criteria:

Particulars CG Pre MCA-Eligibility
Age Limit Candidates must not be older than 32 years aged. Relaxation of up to three years (i.e., the upper regulation is 35 years) has been provided to candidates of SC/ ST/ OBC/ Female/ PwD categories.
Academic Qualification The candidates must graduate from a recognized university. Maths must be included within the subjects studied in school XII or during the bachelor. Allied subjects like Business Maths, Basic Maths, etc. won’t be considered. However, higher subjects associated with Maths like Advanced Maths are going to be accepted by the exam authority. As per the CG Pre MCA 2020 eligibility criteria, it is not compulsory for BCA graduates to have Maths as a subject.
Qualifying Marks – Not Applicable The minimum marks required as per CG Pre MCA eligibility is 50% overall for unreserved categories and 45% for reserved categories.


  • Applicants must have a 3-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
  • They must obtain a minimum of 50% marks within the qualifying exam. For SC/ST students there’s a relaxation 50.
  • Candidates should have studied Maths as a serious subject in school 12th.
  • The upper regulation of candidates is 32 years as of 1 July 2021. For SC/ST category there’s a relaxation of three years within the upper regulation.
  • Candidates who possess a degree from distance education got to produce a certificate of approval from the concerned authority.


CG Pre MCA-Registration Process

CPEB, Raipur, issued the CG PE MCA 2021 application form on 29 July. Applicants can fill out the CG Pre MCA 2021 application form on the official website. The final date for submitting the MCA application form in Chhattisgarh is 15 August. The correction window is available from 16-18 August. Applicants who wish to pursue MCA in Chhattisgarh must take the CG PE MCA exam and fill in the application form on time. Before starting the CG Pre MCA 2021 form, applicants must first ensure that they meet the requirements.

Event Date
Application publication on 29 July 2021
The last application deadline for CG Pre MCA 2021 15 August 2021
Correction of the application 16 to 18 August 2021
Availability of Admit cards for candidates registered 7 Sept 2021
Exam Date 15 Sept 2021


Authorities have posted the form online on the official website. Applicants must ensure that they fill out all the information and submit the form before the final deadline.

When filling out the application form, applicants are required to enter key educational and personal information and upload a scanned copy of a current passport photo, fingerprint, and sign. Note that the file size must be between 40 kb and 50 kb and the image size must be 3.5 x 4.5 cm.


Application Fee

Applicants can make payment for the Application Form by Debit Card / Credit Card / Net-banking by clicking on ICICI / HDFC / SBI Payment Gateway. The non-refundable amount varies depending on the category of applicants as shown below:

Categories Amount (in Rs.)
General 200
SC, ST 100
OBC 150


  • The registration fee is INR 200 for the general category, INR 150 for OBC, and INR 100 for SC/ST students.
  • The minimum requirement to apply for the exam is a bachelor’s degree in any field.
  • The exam includes 200 objective questions in the areas of maths, analytical and LR, computer awareness, and general awareness.
  • Main authorities will publish results and threshold values in October 2021 (subject to change). Selected candidates then appear for a round of consultations.
  • Applicants can pay the fee for the online application form using a net banking/debit card/credit card.
  • After paying the registration fee, you will receive a receipt.
  • This receipt will be requested later for advice and approval.


How to do Registration:

The registration steps for CG Pre MCA 2021 are listed below

  1. Visit the official website
  2. You have to click the link “CG Pre MCA 2021”
  3. A link to the application form will appear
  4. You have to enter the required information in the application form
  5. Upload scanned photo and caption (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm; max. 50 kb)
  6. After that pay the fee.


CG Pre MCA-Exam Centers 2021

The Chhattisgarh Professional Council administers the exams in the following 2 centers:

City Address
Bilaspur Government E, Raghavendra Rao PG Science College
Raipur Nagarjuna Government Graduate Academy of Sciences


Exam Syllabus

CG Pre MCA 2021 consists of 4 main parts, namely – Math, Computer Awareness, Analytical Skills, and Logical Thinking, and General Awareness. Below are all the important topics from the four sections:

Syllabus for Maths of CG Pre MCA- Algebra, Coordinate Geometry, Calculus, Differential Equations, Vector, Probability and Statistics, Linear Programming.

CG PRE MCA 2021 Syllabus for Analytical Ability and LR- This section will cover questions starting from visual to spatial reasoning.

Syllabus for General Awareness of CG PRE MCA-2021 – There is not any limit to the topics of general awareness. Anything might be asked from the candidates under this section, but the main focus is going to be on the present and past 6 months’ national and international issues.

CG PRE MCA 2021 Syllabus for Computer Awareness- Computer Basics, Computer Architecture, Data Representation, Computer Language.

To know more about CG PRE MCA exam syllabus click here


Exam Pattern

  • Along with the syllabus, students should review the exam pattern. According to the CG Pre MCA 2021 syllabus, candidates must prepare four subjects, viz. Analytical Ability and LR, Maths, General Awareness, Computer Awareness. The CG Pre MCA 2021 is conducted as a pen-and-paper entrance exam in an MCA course at a participating state institution.
  • The candidate can understand the important details, with the 2021 Pre MCA-CG test model, of the CG Pre MCA.
Mode of Exam Offline – with Pen and Paper
Medium of Exam English, Hindi
Duration 3 hours
Questions Type MCQ
Number of questions 200
Marking Scheme Each question carries 1 mark

There will be no negative marking.


Division of subject matter/grades-

Subject Number of Questions
Maths 100
Computer Awareness 40
Analytical Reasoning and LR 40
General Awareness 20
Total 200


For detailed information check the ‘Syllabus’ section of this article.


Exam Admit Card

CG Pre MCA-Admit Card 2021 launched on 7th Sept 2021. To download the admit card, applicants need a roll number and registration password. Details such as name, photo, and sign, test date and time, test center name, and address will be recorded on the entry card. CG Pre MCA 2021 takes place for admission to MCA programs at participating universities.

From the official website, applicants can download the admit card. You must bring your access card to the test center, otherwise, you will not be able to take the exam. The following are the steps to download the CG Pre MCA-Admit Card:

  1. Go to the official website
  2. “Download CG Pre-MCA 2021 Admit Card” by clicking the link
  3. Enter the required information, such as your ID number and the code shown
  4. Click the Submit button
  5. The admit card appears on the screen. Print your Admit Card.


* Postcard not sent.

* If there is a discrepancy in the entry ticket, you can contact the authorities at 0771-2972780.

To know more about CG PRE MCA admit card click here


CG Pre MCA-Answer Key 2021

Like many other CPEB exams, the 2021 pre-MCA CG Answer Key will be published on the official website after the exam. After the answer key is issued for the first time (exit twice), candidates who pass the test are asked to reject the temporary key.

  • Complete instructions on how to file an objection will be provided by CPEB on time. In principle, there is a fee charged for fighting over the answer to each question.
  • Applicants should hurry with objections as this is only allowed for a limited time. After closing the Oppo window, no new objections were received.
  • Board experts evaluate objections and answer keys are checked for justified reasons. The final key to the answer is the message after it.
  • The final key cannot be contested and the results will only be generated based on the final answer key.


Note – The results are released after the last answer key.


Exam Result

Below are the main steps that all candidates must follow to download the results.

  • Applicants must visit the official CG Vyapam website.
  • Search in the results area.
  • Click the Pre MCA 2021 CG Results tab.
  • Enter the correct credentials to go to the next page.
  • After entering the roll number, the results are displayed on the screen.
  • Download results in PDF format.
  • Print results from CG Pre MCA 2021.
  • Save results for future reference.


The following are important details that must be included in the results:

  • Candidate name
  • Registration number
  • Marks per section
  • Overall marks


The cut-off depends on various factors such as the number of candidates, category, and level of difficulty of the exam.

To know more about CG PRE MCA exam result click here


CG Pre MCA 2021 Merit List

CG Vyapam declares the results of the entrance exam held for admissions to MCA courses within the sort of rank and marks obtained by the candidate. The rank or Merit list is ready by the board consistent with the marks obtained by the candidate within the entrance test. The combined merit list is going to be prepared on the idea of marks obtained in computer awareness, LR, Analytical ability, and maths.

Tie Breaker-

If more than two candidates have received the same grades, the marks will be determined according to the grades in the following contract subjects –

  • Math scores
  • Marks in computer awareness
  • Analytical Ability & LR marks
  • General Awareness marks
  • Older age has an advantage in acceptance


Reservation of Seats

MCA’s place in different institutions is divided into three main categories. The three different quotas are the CGQ, the OSQ, and the MQ.

The distribution of places in this category across different institutions is shown below.

Institution type CGQ OSQ MQ
Private institutions 75 10 15
Govt. institutions 100 NIL NIL


Note: During counseling, unreserved category seats will be filled first.

For more information check the ‘Result’ section of this article.


CG Pre MCA Seat Intake

The following is the institutional adoption of the MCA program by CG Pre MCA 2021:

Name of institution Seat occupancy rate
School of Studies in C.Sc, Pt RSU, Raipur 60
RIT Chatauna Mandir, Raipur 60
BIT, Bhilai Durg House 60
Rungta College of Engg. And Technology, KohkaKarod Road, Bhilai 48
RSR Rungta College of Engg and Technology KohkaKarod Road, Bhilai 48
School of IT, MATS University, Arang, Raipur 60
SSEC, Faculty of Engineering, Junwani, Bhilai 108
SSTC, SSIG, SSGI, Junwani, Bhilai 60
A total of 200


CG Pre-MCA 2021 Counseling

  • Admission counseling is an online method. Candidates are required to register online on the Vyapam website after the exam is announced. Those who meet the requirements and appear in the consultation will be offered a place in the MCA program at a government agency based on performance and availability.
  • It should be noted that the suitability of applicants is not checked at the time of online application. Therefore, it is mandatory to review the documents during the consultation. Applicants are required to submit original documents following the information provided by CPEB in the guidance document.
  • Admission to MCA courses at all relevant universities is done through the ASC.
  • Once the candidate has secured a place in the first or 2nd round of consultations, he or she can take part in the next round of consultations. However, the previously allocated seat will be canceled and given to another candidate.
  • Please note that both CG Pre MCA 2021 and NIMCET 2021 have equal weight in the consultation. Applicants must complete the Counseling-Application Form to take counseling. INR 500 is the consultation fee for CG Pre MCA 2021.


For detailed information, check the ‘Result’ section of this article.



Q1. Am I able to apply for CG Pre MCA 2021 exam through offline mode?

A. No, the authorities released the form in online mode only and candidates had to submit an equivalent in online mode only.


Q2. What’s the Pre-MCA exam for?

A. Authority conducted the exam for admission to the MCA degree course in Chhattisgarh.


Q3. Am I able to get admission to MCA-supported NIMCET?

A. Yes. Admission to MCA is additionally done supported by NIMCET.


Q4. When is that the CG Pre MCA 2021 scheduled to be held?

A. The exam is scheduled to be held on Sept 15, 2021.


Q5. On which website am I able to apply for CG Pre MCA 2021?

A. Candidates need to apply online at the official website only.


Q6. Who can appear within the CG Pre-MCA exam?

A. Candidates who have a BCA/Bachelor’s degree in computing & Engineering with 50% marks are eligible to seem in CG Pre MCA.


Q7. What percentage sections are going to be there for CG Pre MCA 2021?

A. There are 4 sections for the CG Pre MCA question paper – Maths, Computer Awareness, Analytical Ability & LR, and General Awareness.


Q8. What happens after the declaration of the CG Pre MCA-Exam result?

A. After the Exam results were released on its official website, the exam officials release the exam merit list.


Q9. Who releases the CG Pre MCA-Exam result every year?

A. The CPEB releases the result per annum on its official website.


Q10. What is going to be the mode of the CG Pre MCA exam?

A. The authorities conduct the exam in offline mode.


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