At Swayam, we know that career planning is an important decision for students. Our course is designed with the primary motive of imparting leadership and confidence building which facilitates and moulds young students to a bright future.
Masters in Computer Applications (MCA) is a three-year, full-time Post Graduate Programme imparted by various universities across India. The primary emphasis in MCA is on training students on designing information systems for various organisations such as banks, insurance companies, hotels, hospitals etc.
Thus, the main function of MCA graduates is development of application software in diverse areas.
The major thrust of this programme revolves around giving the students a sound background in basic concepts in computer technology, higher levels of computer applications and specialisation and industrial project.
The MCA course pre-requisites demand that the student entering MCA must be a graduate in any discipline with Mathematics as one of the subjects at 10+2 level or at graduation, with 45% (40% in case of backward class candidates from Maharastra state only) aggregate in graduation. Some institutes even restrict it to a first class Maths graduate. Before applying for any exam, the candidate should carefully weigh the options.
All universities / institutes have their own eligibility conditions for MCA Entrance Test. But the following is general eligibility conditions for MCA entrance exam.
The candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks and Some institutions / universities stipulate mathematics as a compulsory subject in 12th OR The candidate should have BCA degree. Some institutions stipulate that the candidate should have studied Mathematics / Statistics as an optional subject during graduation.
Some other institutions require from the candidates a minimum average of 60% at graduation (50% for SC/ST candidates) in subjects other than languages. Students appearing for the final semester or final-year Degree examination can also apply.
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.
Some of the companies visiting on the premier MCA campuses are TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Hughes Software, Mastek India, CMC Ltd., Tata InfoTech, IBM Global Services, Texas Instruments, L&T Ltd., Tata Unisys Ltd. Most of the elite colleges offer placements in companies like the ones mentioned above, with
starting salaries varying from Rs 1.70 lakhs to Rs. 3.25 lakhs annually.
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