MCA : MASTER OF COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

Programme Type DEGREE
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Computer and Information Sciences
Duration 3 Years
Medium ENGLISH
Specialization Computer Applications
Description

The broad objective of the MCA is to prepare graduate students for productive careers in software industry academia by providing an outstanding environment for teaching and research in the core and emerging areas of the discipline. The programme’s thrust is on giving the students a thorough and sound background in theoretical and application- oriented courses relevant to the latest computer software development. The programme emphasizes the application of software technology to solve mathematical, computing, communications/networking and commercial problems.

The Master’s Degree Programme has been designed with a semester approach in mind. The first year courses are aimed at skills development in computers using various technologies, the second year is more focused on core courses providing a conceptual framework and the third year provides the specialization and the project work. After the successful completion of first year courses, the student will receive the PGDCA (Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications) certificate.

Eligibility

Any Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 (three) year duration from a recognized University AND Mathematics as one of the subject at 10+2 level or graduation level; else the student is required to pursue and pass the BCS12 course concurrently with IGNOU MCA.

Fee Structure

Rs. 64,800/- for full programme to be paid semester wise @Rs. 10,800/- per semester. Non Maths students have to pay Rs.1,400/- additional in the first semester.

Programme Coordinator Mr. Akshay Kumar, mca@ignou.ac.in,

Course Details

Compulsory Courses
Course Code Name of Course Credit Semester
Year 1 Semester 1
MCS11 Problem Solving and Programming 3 1
MCS12 Computer Org and Assembly Language Programming 4 1
MCS13 Discrete Mathematics 2 1
MCS14 System Analysis and Design 3 1
MCS15 Communication Skills 2 1
MCSL16 Internet Concepts and Web Design 2 1
MCSL17 C and Assembly Language Programming Lab 2 1

Regional & Study Centre Details

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