MCA_NEW : Master of Computer Applications

Programme Type DEGREE
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Computer and Information Sciences
Duration 2 Years
Medium ENGLISH
Specialization Computer Applications
Description

The broad objective of the MCA programme is to prepare graduate students for productive careers in software industry and 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.

This Master’s Degree Programme has been designed with a semester approach in mind. The first year courses are aimed at theoretical knowledge and practical skills development in core computers science subjects. The second year is more focused on advanced courses providing conceptual framework and the project work.

Eligibility
  • Passed BCA/B.Sc (Computer Science/IT)/ Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering or Equivalent Degree
  •  Obtained atleast 50% marks in the qualifying examination (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category)

                                                                  OR

  • (i) Any Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 (three) year duration from a recognized University AND Mathematics as one of the subjects at 10+2 level or graduation level

          (ii) Obtained atleast 50% marks in the qualifying examination (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category).

  • Successfully completed PGDCA of IGNOU

IMPORTANT: For students from the second category (Any Bachelor Degree), having completed PGDCA  from IGNOU is an essential condition.  Application forms of candidates not fulfilling this condition shall not be accepted. 

Fee Structure

Rs. 12,000/- per semester. Registration fee of Rs.200/- is payable along with fee for 1st semester at the time of admission.

Programme Coordinator Dr. Akshay Kumar, Email: mca@ignou.ac.in

Course Details


 

Semester I

 

 

Course Code

Course Title

Theory/Practical

Credits

MCS-211

Design and Analysis of Algorithms

Theory

4

MCS-212

Discrete Mathematics

Theory

4

MCS-213

Software Engineering

Theory

4

MCS-214

Professional Skills and Ethics

Theory

2

MCS-215

Security and Cyber Laws

Theory

2

MCSL-216

DAA and Web Design Lab

Practical

2

MCSL-217

Software Engineering Lab

Practical

2

 

 

 

 

 

Semester II

 

 

MCS-218

Data Communication and Computer Networks

Theory

4

MCS-219

Object Oriented Analysis and Design

Theory

4

MCS-220

Web Technologies

Theory

4

MCS-221

Data Warehousing and Data Mining

Theory

4

MCSL-222

OOAD and Web Technologies Lab

Practical

2

MCSL-223

Computer Networks and Data Mining Lab

Practical

2

 

 

 

 

 

Semester III

 

 

MCS-224

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Theory

4

MCS-225

Accountancy and Financial Management

Theory

4

MCS-226

Data Science and Big Data

Theory

4

MCS-227

Cloud Computing and IoT

Theory

4

MCSL-228

AI and Machine Learning Lab

Practical

2

MCSL-229

Cloud and Data Science Lab

Practical

2

 

Semester IV

 

 

MCS-230

Digital Image Processing and Computer Vision

Theory

4

MCS-231

Mobile Computing

Theory

4

MCSP-232

Project

Project

12

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