Masters of Computer Applications (MCA)
Master of Computer Applications (MCA) is a 3-years (six semesters) professional Master’s Degree in computer science awarded in India. The course is designed to meet the growing demand of qualified professionals in the field of Information Technology. It is a postgraduate course that can be taken up after obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree. The MCA program is dedicated to Application Development and thus has more emphasis on latest programming language and tools to develop better and faster applications. The broad objective of the MCA programme is to prepare graduate students for productive careers in software industry and academia by providing an outstanding environment for teaching and research in the core and emerging areas of the discipline. The Program’s thrust is on giving the students a thorough and sound background in theoretical and application-oriented courses relevant to the fastest software development. Typically, an MCA is a full-time degree course with duration of three years (six semesters). It covers various aspects of computational theory, programming, algorithm design and optimization, network and database management etc. As the IT and the software industry are dynamic and fast growing, all the programs are designed keeping in view the requirements of industry. The programs aim at the understanding of the fundamentals of computing among the students so that they can compete in existing global scenario. Students are trained in the fields of Systems Designing, Application Software Development, Enterprise Resource Planning, Computer Networks, System Administration, Web Designing and Development, Database Administration, Data Mining and Warehousing, etc.
With the advent of the internet and the birth of information technology, the demand for ‘computer savvy’ personnel has grown to formidable heights and will continue to grow in the near future. Nowadays, the corporate world seeks hires and retains only those employees whom come with excellent computer knowledge and skills, to enable them stay abreast with the present as well as the forthcoming advancements. The MCA program is inclined more toward Application Development and thus has more emphasis on latest programming language and tools to develop better and faster applications. Students are trained in the fields of Systems Designing, Application Software Development, Enterprise Resource Planning, Computer Networks, System Administration, Web Designing and Development, Database Administration, Data Mining and Warehousing, etc.In this world of Information technology, the scope of a Master graduate in Computer Applications is manifold. A student studying MCA can become:
- Software Programmer
- Software Engineer
- Software Developer
- System Analyst
- Software Application Architect
- Software Constultant
All those candidates who have passed any recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum three years duration with Mathematics/Statistics/Business Mathematics/Business Statistics/Quantitative Techniques as compulsory/optional/additional paper as one of the subjects either at 10+2 or at graduation level or have passed BCA course of minimum three year duration from any recognized university.
|Program||Duration||1st Semester||2nd Semester onwards|
|MCA||3 Years||Rs. 47,000||Rs. 43,000|