PUCSD Entrance Examination 2013 Notification


The University of Pune Department of Computer Science (PUCSD) entrance examination 2013 will be held on 3 March 2013.

PUCSD is an exam for admission to the full-time Master of Computer Science (M.C.A.) and Master of Science (Computer Science) programs. Half of the total seats are specifically for reserved category students from Maharashtra. Reservation of seats is only applicable to Maharashtra domicile candidates (of the Scheduled Tribes, Scheduled Castes, Other Backward Classes, Denotified Tribes and Nomadic Tribes categories).


Pune University is on the University Grants Commission's (UGC) list of state universities. The 2013-2014 admission to the M.Sc. (Computer Science) and M.C.A. in the Computer Science Department at Pune University is conducted through the PUCSD Entrance Examination.

About the Programs

Programs available to successful candidates:

  • M.C.A. (under science faculty)
  • M.Sc. (Computer Science)

PUCSD 2013 Important Dates

  • Last date for online application: 10 February 2013
  • Last date to submit printout of application form and documents: 18 February 2013
  • Admit cards available: 20 February 2013 to 2 March 2013
  • Examination date: 3 March 2013

PUCSD 2013 Eligibility Criteria

Admission is conducted through the university's Ordinance No. 181, which refers to further requirements and details. Basic requirements are listed below.

M.C.A. Eligibility:

Candidates should have graduated in science. A Bachelor of Computer Applications (B.C.A.) under science faculty is also acceptable. Candidates must have completed 10+2 level mathematics.

M.Sc. Eligibility:

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is a requirement.

If you are a non-science graduate or do not have mathematics at the 10+2 level, your are not eligible.

PUCSD 2013 Syllabus

The exam covers math, English language and general aptitude. The questions (100 marks) are multiple choice (objective type).

Specific topics on the test may include:

  • Linear algebra
  • Set theory
  • Propositional logic
  • Permutations and combinations
  • Co-ordinate geometry and conic sections
  • Polynomials
  • Trigonometry
  • Differential calculus
  • Integral calculus
  • Real and complex numbers
  • Elementary probability theory
  • Series and sequences

Further details are available on the Pune University website.

PUCSD 2013 Application Procedure

To apply for the test, candidates should draw a demand draft in favor of "The Registrar, University of Pune," payable at Pune. The unreserved category fee is Rs. 800 and the Reserved category (for Maharashtra) is Rs. 500. The application form should be filled online with any applicable certificates and marklists. The last date to submit the application form printout with the demand draft and necessary documents is 18 February 2013.

Applications should be mailed to:

The Head,
Department of Computer Science,
University of Pune,
Ganeshkhind, Pune-411007

For applicants whose online application has been validated, more details will be given on the university website.

Email adm13@cs.unipune.ac.in for questions on the application process.

PUCSD 2013 Exam Centres


  • Ahmednagar
  • Aurangabad
  • Mumbai
  • Pune
  • Jalgaon
  • Nasik
  • Kolhapur
  • Nagpur

Outside Maharashtra state:

  • Delhi
  • Hyderabad
  • Varanasi

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