Eligibility for Admission.-
(1) For the purpose of admission, a candidate shall have appeared in the Common Management Aptitude Test (CMAT) as prescribed by AICTE, for the corresponding year.
(2) A candidate shall have passed the qualifying examination with minimum of 50% marks (45% marks in case of SC/ST/SEBC category candidates) from-
     (a) a University situated in the Gujarat State; or
    (b) a University situated outside the Gujarat State provided that the candidate shall have passed the Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (Standard XII, 10+2 pattern) or its equivalent examination from,-
        (i) the Gujarat Board; or
        (ii) the Central Board of Secondary Education: Provided that,-
          (a) the school in which the candidate has studied, shall have been located in the State of Gujarat; or
          (b) the school in which the candidate has studied, shall have been located in the Union Territories of Daman and Diu or Dadra and Nagar Haveli; or
       (iii) the Council of Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi: Provided that,-
          (a) the school in which the candidate has studied, shall have been located in the State of Gujarat; or
          (b) the school in which the candidate has studied, shall have been located in the Union Territories of Daman and Diu or Dadra and Nagar Haveli:
Provided that a candidate shall have passed the Higher Secondary School Examination (Standard XII, 10+2 pattern) or Bachelors’ degree with Mathematics or Business Mathematics or Statistics as one of the subjects.
(3) Subject to the provisions of sub-rules (1) and (2), a candidate who has passed the qualifying examination in the 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 also be eligible to apply for lateral entry admission in the Master of Computer Application (MCA): Provided that a candidate who has appeared in the final year of degree examination shall also be eligible to apply for admission.

Explanation. - 50% marks (45% marks in case of SC/ST/SEBC category candidates) shall be computed on the basis of grand total or, cumulative grade point average as shown in the final year mark sheet of the University. In case of grade points, the candidate shall be required to produce equivalence percentage certificate from the University.