The Department of Master of Computer Application (MCA) was formed with the primary objective of providing world class education in the field of computer application. It is not based on an individual intelligence, but on the interacting intelligence of many. We have well experienced faculty members to impart knowledge to the students about the latest technologies in IT field. The MCA lab is well equipped with original Windows Professional & Advanced server and other necessary software.
Head of the Department
Dr. Arun Bhardwaj is the Head of the Department of Master of Computer Application. He is having more than 08 years of teaching experience. He has published 12 research papers in National/International Journals/conferences. His areas of interest are Operating System and Programming.
It is a 3 years long Post Graduate Level program. The 3 years’ duration is divided into 6 semesters, with each semester lasting a period of 6 months. During each semester, a student will have to face different sets of theoretical subjects as well as practical lab sessions. In the last 2 semesters, project work will also play an important role. It is during the last year that students have to select elective subjects and thus choose an area of specialization! After completion MCA course, students are awarded Master’s Degree.
MCA course can be said to be an advanced and more detailed version of BCA course. Also, MCA course allows students to specialize in various disciplines/areas. The program revolves around topics and concepts such as- Software and Applications Development, Hardware, Networking, Mobile Computing, Computer Science, Programming languages, Algorithm, Internet Technologies etc.
Those students who have cleared their Bachelor's degree in any discipline or are in the final year degree examination and have taken Mathematics as a subject in their High School Examination or graduate level are eligible to apply for the MCA course. The aspirants should have achieved their bachelor's degree from a certified university.
For admission to first year of MCA in any institution affiliated to AKTU, Lucknow, a candidate must have passed Bachelors degree course of three years minimum duration from any recognized Indian University; or its equivalent, recognized by A.I.U. securing minimum 50% (45% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate. Candidate must have passed Mathematics at 10+2 level or Graduation level.
This post graduate course prepares the professionals to meet high-end complex demands of the IT industry. After MCA, job opportunities exist in Government as well as Private sector. Also, self employment options are available too. After MCA, graduates may take up Government jobs that require a Graduation Degree. Starting salary is generally around 20-30k Rupees per month. This figure depends a lot on the profile of the Employer as well as the Institute (quality and reputation) from which the Employee completed from the course.
When it comes to Private sector, Software MNCs are the prime recruiters. Web hosting, IT sector and Electronics Industry are some other sectors that recruit MCA folks. One may take up the following posts in the above mentioned sectors-
- Software Engineer
- Software Tester
- Database Management professional
- Project Manager
- Information Security professional
- Information Management professional
- System Administrator
- Lecturer (Government or Private Colleges)
- Programming Lab
- Professional Communication Lab
- Data structure Lab
- Computer based Numerical and Statistical Techniques
- DBMS Lab
- JAVA Lab
- Web Technology Lab
Students of the department visited HUAWEI Telecommunications, Gurgoan, on 25th March 2017 under the guidance of Miss Ankita Kareer (Assistant Professor.)