What is Master of Computer Applications?

Master of Computer Application (MCA) is a three-year Master’s degree in computer science program. It is a post graduate course that can be taken up after obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree.

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mcaAll About MCA Program

MCA courses have been designed to meet the growing demand for qualified professionals in the field of Information Technology. The MCA program focuses on providing a sound theoretical background as well as good practical exposure to students in the relevant areas.

It is intended to provide a modern, industry-oriented education in applied computer science. It aims at producing trained professionals who can successfully meet the demands of the information technology industry.

MCA covers various aspects of computational theory, programming, algorithm design and optimization, network and database management, mobile technologies, electronics, mathematics, probability, statistics, accounting, finance etc.

MCA  Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from any discipline where Mathematics as a compulsory subject in their 10+2 or in their graduate level.

Career Opportunities after MCA

The MCA programmes offers career opportunities in the areas such as Management Information Systems, System Analysis & Design, Quality Management, e-business, ERP, Web enabled services, Content Development, Animation, Computer Education, IT Consultancy and Computer Communication Security amongst others.

Various MCA Entrance Exams in India:

MCA entrance exams of various universities are held any time between January to June.

Aligarh Muslim University Master of Computer Sciences and Applications – MCA

All India MCA Common Entrance Test

BHU MCA Entrance Exam

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra MCA Entrance Exam

Delhi University MCA Entrance Exam

ICFAI School of Information Technology MCA Exam

Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test – JAM

Jawaharlal Nehru University Entrance Exam

Kerala Entrance Examinations for Admission to Master of Computer Applications

Lucknow University Computer Science Admission Test

Maharashtra MCA Common Entrance Test

National Institute of Technology MCA Common Entrance Test

Pune University MCA Entrance Exam

Vellore Institute of Technology MCA Entrance Exam

Pune University MCA Entrance Exam

Regional Engineering College Trichy MCA Entrance Exam

Tips to prepare for MCA Entrance Exam:

  • Spend as long as possible preparing for the exam.
  • The preparation for the MCA Entrance easily takes 5-6months with a daily and consistent input of about 5 to 6 hours.
  • Take exams for universities having a large number of intakes and try to get into the good colleges covered by these tests.
  • Enroll in a test preparation course or a correspondence course that will provide you with course material, tests, practice sessions etc.

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