M.C.A or Master of Computer Application is an postgraduate Computer Application Course. Master of Computer Application (MCA) is a master's degree course in computer applications. Any graduate students who qualify or attend the final year exam are eligible for the MCA curriculum. BCA qualified students opt for this course more priority. Master of Computer Applications (MCA) is a three-years professional Master's Degree in Computer Science awarded in India. The course was designed to meet the growing demand for 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 programme is inclined more towards Application Development and thus has more emphasis on latest programming language and tools to develop better and faster applications. It is Divided into a Number of Semesters. The Course Can be Pursued either as a Full-Time Graduate Course. There are three type of class mode "Regular Mode", "Non-Attending" and "Weekend Classes Mode" for Working People.
The Postgraduate Master of Computer Application Program empowers the students with Technical knowledge, Skills, and confidence to divide a slot in the technical environment. All the key functions in today's IT organizations like Software Developing, Testing, problem solving, decision making, strategy planning and implementation- are incorporated in this course and set in the context of the IT place.
M.C.A Course is designed to provide basic understanding about Computer Education and to trained the students in communication skills effectively which equivalent technical skills. The Students are prepared to explore opportunities being newly created in technical profession. Computer Application Study Methodology involves training through practical experience in the form of Case Study, Projects, Presentations, and Interaction with experts from the Industry.
1. To provide intensive theoretical and practical knowledge of Computer.
2. To having the student's analytical abilities.
3. To provide access to a broad base of knowledge in core programming skills.
• Any Candidate Who has Passed B.C.A. or Equivalent exam from any stream with Mathematics as Passing Subject and Scored Minimum 50% marks.
• Aspirants should have studied Mathematics subject in the 10+2 standard or graduation level.
• The qualifying examination must be passed with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST category candidates).
Admission to MCA can be obtained either on the basis of entrance exams or directly on qualifying exam merit basis. Following are the general ways of admission in MCA program –
Direct Admission:- Direct admissions are done on the basis of merit in qualifying exam. Some institutes also provide admission on management quota, which is also way of direct admission. Management quota seats in every college are reserved.
Entrance Test:- After taking entrance test conducted by various universities, qualified students are called for counselling. Counselling is conducted for seat allotment in various colleges under that university. Admission is done after allotment of seat in counselling.
Students can opt any one the specialization during the last year of course:
• Systems Management
• Management Information Systems (MIS) • Systems Development
• Systems Engineering
• Internet working
• Application Software
• Software Development
• Hardware Technology