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Master of Computer Applications (MCA)

Are you inclined towards computer related subjects? Does computer, programming and developing software applications excites you? Then, Master of Computer Applications (MCA) course is just for you. Many colleges and institutes offer this course in India. Learn about the eligibility criteria, admission process and various career opportunities associated with the program.

Course Name: Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
Group: MCA
Stream: Engineering
Course Category: General
Duration: 3 years

It is a full time postgraduate course offered by many colleges and institutes in India. The course is all about learning the basics of computer science and software applications.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The basic qualification for pursuing Master of Computer Applications (MCA) course is a Graduation degree in any discipline like Science, Commerce, Arts, engineering from any recognized college or university. B.C.A. qualified candidates can also pursue MCA course.
  • Candidates awaiting their final year result in Graduation can also apply to this course.
  • Candidates must have Mathematics as a subject in 10+2 course or in any one year of Graduation.
  • The qualifying examination must have been passed with 50% marks (45% for SC / ST candidates).

Course Duration

The minimum duration of MCA course is about 3 academic years which is divided into six semesters with each semester lasting for a period of six months.

Master of Computer Applications (MCA) 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


Master of Computer Applications (MCA) - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering Master of Computer Applications (MCA) course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
AKS UniversityMadhya Pradesh
B.P.H.E.Society's Institute of Management Studies Career Development & ResearchSavitribai Phule Pune UniversityMaharashtra
E.G.S Pillai Engineering CollegeAnna University ChennaiTamil Nadu
G.L. Bajaj Institute of Technology and ManagementGautam Buddh Technical UniversityUttar Pradesh
IEC College of Engineering and TechnologyGautam Buddh Technical UniversityUttar Pradesh
Jain College of EngineeringVisvesvaraya Technological University Karnataka
Jawaharlal Nehru National College of EngineeringVisvesvaraya Technological University Karnataka
Kodaikanal Institute of TechnologyAnna University ChennaiTamil Nadu
M.S.University of BarodaMaharaja Sayajirao UniversityGujarat
Maharana Pratap Engineering CollegeGautam Buddh Technical UniversityUttar Pradesh
MET's Institute of Engineering, Bhujbal Knowledge City, MET League of Colleges, Adgaon, NashikSavitribai Phule Pune UniversityMaharashtra
Perumal Manimekalai College of EngineeringAnna University ChennaiTamil Nadu
Ponnaiyah Ramajayam College of Engineering and TechnologyAnna University ChennaiTamil Nadu
PSN College of Engineering and Technology, TirunelveliAnna University ChennaiTamil Nadu
S.V.Patel Institute of TechnologyGujarat Technological UniversityGujarat
Shri C.U. Shah College of Engineering and TechnologyGujarat Technological UniversityGujarat
Shri Ram Institute of TechnologyRani Durgavati VishwavidyalayaMadhya Pradesh
Thangal Kunju Musaliyar College of EngineeringUniversity of KeralaKerala
Vindhya Institute of Technology And ScienceRajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya(Technical University)Madhya Pradesh

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Admission procedure

Admission in MCA course is given on the basis of all India entrance examination. Many colleges and universities in India offer admission on the basis of merit list prepared as per the marks scored in the entrance test. The entrance examination is generally based on Mathematics and Reasoning.

Skills required for MCA course

  • To be a good programmer, the candidate must have a good command in programming languages such as C, C++, Java, .Net, ASP.Net, etc.
  • If candidates have an interest in web designing field, then they have to focus in languages like PHP, CSS, HTML, Java Script, etc.
  • If candidates want to go in networking field, then they should be skilled in SQL, Linux, etc. apart from studying subjects during the course, candidates can also get certification in CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, to get good position in organization.

Career and job prospects

Lots of job opportunities are available in MCA field. The candidates can work as a junior engineer, system engineer, system administrator or a web developer.


In India, the average salary of a software developer is reasonably good. The salary depends on a number of factors like the type of working organization, skills, knowledge, experience, etc.
With good skills in programming languages, candidates can get high paying jobs in this field. After gaining sufficient experience in IT field, candidates can easily earn a handsome salary package.

Master of Computer Applications (MCA) Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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