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MCA | Master of Computer Applications

Course Overview 


What will I study in this course?
CMRIT’s MCA programme focuses on the areas of Application Software Development, Computer Networks, Web Design & Development, Database Administration, Data Mining & Warehousing, Mobile Technologies, Electronics, Logic and more. The programme has been carefully designed with a focus on delivering the latest, industry-oriented education in computer applications with a sound theoretical and practical approach to learning.

What are the technical foundations of the discipline?
The course has a broad-based technical foundation in the areas of Computer Science, Mathematics and Management. Students will learn Application Software Development, Computer Networks, Web Design & Development, Database Administration, Data Mining and Warehousing, Mobile Technologies, Electronics and Logic, etc.

What are some of the emerging technologies in the field?
Some of the emerging technologies include storage management, cyber forensics, IBM technologies, cloud infrastructure and services etc. In addition to the core areas, the curriculum also lays emphasis on these topics. With an understanding of these emerging areas, students will be equipped to successfully meet the demands of the Information Technology (IT) industry.

What career opportunities are available for a graduate of the MCA course?
The MCA course curriculum with its industry-relevant courses and certification programmes prepares students for various positions in industry. Students may opt for roles such as Business Analysts, System Analysts, Database Administrators, Network Professionals, Software Testers, Web Solution Developers, Programmers and Managers in any field related to information Technology and Information Management.

The programme has been carefully designed with a focus on delivering the latest, industry-oriented education in computer applications with a sound theoretical and practical approach to learning.

Program Type

Full-Time

Program Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Eligibility Criteria

Admission to MCA course shall be open to candidates who have passed the Bachelor’s Degree examinations with not less than 50% of the marks in the aggregate of all the years of the degree examinations (45% for SC/ST candidates belonging to Karnataka). The candidate shall have passed Bachelor degree with not less than 50% of marks in Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Science / Computer Programming / Computer Applications / Business Mathematics/ Business Statistics as one of the optional or electives at Degree Level. In the case of candidates belonging to SC / ST and Cat-I, 45% of marks in that subject shall be considered for Admission.

In addition, the candidate must have also taken at least one of the following entrance exams: PGCET, K-MAT, etc.

 

Course Structure

I Semester

II Semester

III Semester

VI Semester

V Semester

VI Semester

Electives

Students can choose from the following electives:

Elective 1

Elective 2

Elective 3

Elective 4

Elective 5

Evaluation Criteria

Internal Assessment

Internal Assessment: 50 Marks

Internal Assessment Marks is based on tests, assignments, oral examinations and seminars conducted in the respective subjects. 80% weightage is given to tests, while 20% weightage is given to assignments, oral examinations and seminars.

Each candidate must obtain a minimum of 50% of marks prescribed for the Internal Assessment in each subject to be eligible for the University Examination.

University Examination

University Examination: 100 Marks

The candidate must obtain a minimum of 40% of marks in the University Examination.

Total: 150 Marks

The candidate shall obtain a minimum of 50% of marks in aggregate.

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