WELCOME TO CHIMANBHAI PATEL INSTITUTE OF COMPUTER APPLICATIONS (CPICA)
The Admission Committee shall, by advertisement in the prominent newspapers widely circulated in the university area, by web-site or by such other means, as it may consider convenient, publish the date of registration, the list of Help Centers, last date for submission of registration form, programs offered and such other information as may be necessary in this behalf.
A student seeking admission shall apply on-line, for the registration of his/her candidature, on the web-site, within the time limit specified by the Admission Committee.
For the purpose of registration, a student shall be required to make payment of such sum towards the Registration fee, etc. as determined by the Admission Committee.
Where a student has made more than one registrations, the registration made at the later stage shall be taken into consideration for admission purpose and the other
registration shall be treated as cancelled.
A repeater, reserved category or other board student shall be required to obtain the print out of the registration form and shall sign and submit the same, along with the
self-attested copies of the requisite certificates and testimonials as specified in the registration form, at the prescribed Help Center. An acknowledgement receipt for the same shall be given by the person authorized by the Admission Committee. A fresh candidate (first attempt) of Gujarat Board is not required to do this process.
Note : Without ONLINE REGISTRATION no Admission will be Granted.
For the purpose of admission, a Student shall have passed the qualifying examination in the 12th Standard prescribed by Gujarat University from time to time from-
a. the Gujarat Board;
b. the Central Board of Secondary Education;
c. the Council of Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi;
d. the National Institute of Open Schooling;
e. the International School Board;
f. A candidate who has passed the qualifying examination from any State other than Gujarat;
A Student who has passed the qualifying examination from other than Gujarat Board and other than CBSE School of out state of Gujarat only shall be required to obtain PEC from Gujarat University before registration.
A Student who has passed the qualifying examination after appearing in the supplementary examination conducted by the Board shall be eligible for admission
in the current academic year on vacant seats
All Student who have English as one of the subject or English as medium of Instruction are eligible for admission. The Students who has studied in English Medium and English was not the subject in 12th standard, then He/ She must produce a Certificate from school that He/ She has studied in English Medium.
A Student who has not opted Accountancy as subject in Std. XII and taken admission in B.Com. Course only have to clear Bridge course of Accountancy before completion of first semester. Such student has to pay Rs. 1000 additional Tuition fee and Rs. 500 exam fee for bridge course. This course will be conducted in School of Commerce, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
A Student having passed the Diploma Electrical / Electronics / Computer / Chemical Engineering or Diploma Pharmacy Examination of Technical Examination Board of Gujarat State or Any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto will be eligible for the admission to the third semester of B.C.A. of the six semester degree programme.
Reservation of Seats
For the purpose of admission, the seats shall be reserved for the students who are of
Gujarat origin and falling under the following categories and in following proportion, namely
1. Scheduled Castes: 7 %
2. Scheduled Tribes: 15%
3. Socially and Educationally Backward Classes, including Widows and orphan
of any caste: 27%
4. A student seeking admission on reserved seat shall be required to produce a
Certificate of Caste:
Provided that the student belonging to socially and Educationally Backward Classes shall be required to produce a certificate to the effect of non-inclusion in Creamy Layer in addition to the caste certificate. Such Non Creamy Layer Certificate issued by the competent Authority shall be valid for Admission for the period of 3 years from the date of issuance.
No caste certificate shall be valid unless it is duly stamped, signed and issued by the authority empowered by the Government of Gujarat.
No certificate to the effect of non-inclusion in Creamy Layer shall be valid, unless it is duly stamped, signed and issued by the authority empowered by the Government of Gujarat.
If a student fails to submit the certificates of Caste / Non-Creamy Layer as required within the stipulated time, his/her candidature shall be considered for admission under unreserved category.
If a student of reserved category gets admission on unreserved seat in order of merits, he/ she may be given admission on the unreserved seat according to his/ her preference.
The admission of a student of a reserved category on a reserved seat shall be valid subject to the verification of caste certificate/income certificate by the authority empowered by the State Government in this behalf. In case the caste certificate is found invalid on verification, he/she shall not have right to claim his/her admission on reserved seat and if he/she has already been granted admission, such admission shall be cancelled.
After granting admission to all the students of reserved categories on respective reserved seats, the vacant reserved category seats of Scheduled Caste (SC) (if any) shall be transferred to the seats of Scheduled Tribes (ST) and similarly, the vacant reserved category seats of Scheduled Tribe (ST) shall be transferred to the seats of Scheduled Caste (SC) by the Admission Committee after having obtained sanction from the competent authority of the Gujarat University.
After having allotted admissions to all the students as mentioned in 6 above, the remaining reserved category vacant seats (if any) shall be transferred to the seats of General Category by the Admission Committee after having obtained sanction from the competent authority of the Gujarat University.
Preparation of Merit List
The merit list of the students who have applied for admission in the manner prescribed by the Admission Committee, within the prescribed time limit and who are found eligible for admission under these rules, shall be prepared in the following manner, namely
For the students who have passed the qualifying examination from any of the Boards mentioned in the rules, percentage of marks obtained in the theory subjects shall be the merit marks.
The criteria for deciding merit order in case of candidates having equal merit marks shall be based on the following descending sequence, namely
Aggregate marks obtained in qualifying examination (Only external) (No practical Marks will be considered)
English subject marks in qualifying examination. If English is not taught as a subject but English is a medium of instruction, percentage of marks obtained in the theory subjects
Aggregate marks of SSC Examination or equivalent examination
Date of Birth (Age)
The fees for the BCA course is 13000 per Semester from the academic year 2018-21 onwards.
A student who gets admission in the government, aided or unaided university school, department, college or institution shall have to pay such fees, as may be determined by the Gujarat University.
If a student, who has paid the fees after getting admission, gets his/her admission cancelled within 10 days for admission, his/her fees shall be refunded after completion of the admission process after deducting 10% of the fees paid. He/ She is not permitted to take admission in any college included in admission process after cancellation.
If a student who has paid the fees after getting admission and gets his/her admission changed in another program and/or university school, department, college or institution in the readjustment (reshuffling) process, he/she shall pay the difference of fees, if any, at the time of getting admission, or as the case may be, shall be refunded the fees after the completion of admission process.