Master of Computer Application (MCA)

Master of Computer Applications programme is a three-year course and is spread over a period of six semesters which enables the candidates to get familiar with the usage of computer using at-least five latest programming languages and a large number of applications. The course also develops the students capabilities in preparation of system software.

The students undergo mid-term projects in industrial organizations. The placement cell helps the students in finding suitable placements.

From the academic year 2001 - 2002, the University has introduced Choice Based Credit System for all the Post-Graduate Programmes offered by the University departments except for the programme offered by the School of Management. This gives provision for the candidates to choose elective and supportive courses from other departments. The course content is updated every year and includes State-of-art evolving subject areas such as web services.

ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS FOR ADMISSION TO THE M. C. A. COURSE

Should have passed any recognized bachelors degree of minimum 3 years durations in any discipline with Maths at 10+2 school level (or) should have passed any recognized bachelors degree of minimum 3 years duration in any discipline with Maths as one of the subjects.

Candidates who will be completing their U.G. degree programme during academic examinations are also eligible to apply for admission. However, their selection will be considered only if they successfully complete the degree programme and satisfy the above eligibility conditions at the time of admission. Candidates who do not fullfil the eligibility conditions on the day of admission will not be considered for admission.

The candidates should have completed 10+2+3 years of study before being admitted to the M. C. A. course.

MCA LATERAL ENTRY (2 Years Course)

Eligibility:
I. A pass in any recognized Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration ( 10+2+3 or 4 years pattern ) in any discipline with core Mathematics (or) Business Mathematics at +2 level or A pass in any recognized Bachelor's degree with 10+3 years Diploma +3 years pattern with Mathematics at Diploma level or Mathematics or Statistics as one of the subjects at the degree level or A pass in any recognized Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration ( 10+2+3 pattern) in any discipline with Mathematics or Statistics as any one of the subjects.

II. Candidates should have appeared for TANCET Examination. MCA (Lateral Entry) : A Pass in Bachelors Degree of Minimum 3 Years duration in B.C.A., B.Sc.(Computer Science / Computer Technology / Information Technology) or equivalent with Mathematics as course at Higher Secondary level or at Graduate level. The candidates should have appeared for an Entrance Test conducted by TANCET.

Admission of the course

Candidates for admission to the first year course leading to the Degree of Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A) will be required to posses the qualification as per AICTE norms: A pass in any Degree with Mathematics at +2 level or any degree with at least one paper in Mathematics / Statistics at Degree Level. In case of SC/ST Candidates, a mere pass in any of the above Bachelor's Degree will be sufficient.

Duration of the course

This Course of Study shall be based on Semester System. This Course shall consist of six Semesters covering a total of three Academic Years. For this purpose, each Academic Year shall be divided into two Semesters; the first, third and fifth Semesters; July to November and the second, fourth and sixth Semesters; December to April. The Practical Examinations shall be conducted at the end of each Semester.

Course of Study

The Course of the Degree of Master of Computer Applications(MCA) shall be under the Semester System according to the Syllabus to be prescribed from time to time. This Course consists of Core Subjects and Elective Subjects. An additional Diploma in Web Applications is along with this course.