Objectives : To give the learners knowledge of advanced computer subjects including software and hardware. To enable the learners get a better job in computer industry. The jobs may include System Analysts, Programmers and Technical Facilitators in the industries and teaching posts in colleges and universities. To enable the learners to work as system managers and hardware engineers in IT industries.
Eligibility : Bachelors Degree (TDC) from any recognized university/ institution in any discipline or its equivalent.
Lateral Entry: Students having the following qualifications will be admitted directly in the MCA Second Year through Lateral Entry Bachelors Degree (TDC) from any recognized university / institution and have passed PGDCA / DOEACC ‘A” level/ PGDIT / BCA / B. Sc (IT) / B. Sc (CS) / B. Tech (IT) etc. Students having the following qualifications will be admitted directly in the MCA Third Year ADCA / M.Sc. (CS) / M.Sc. (IT) from any recognized university /institution.
Duration: Minimum 3 years; Maximum 6 years For lateral entry in MCA-II year, Minimum 2 years; Maximum 4 years For lateral entry in MCA-III year, Minimum 1 year; Maximum 2 years
Internal Assignment: The internal assignment shall be of 30 marks. Two assignments will be given in each course. The internal assignment shall be submitted to the concerned IGC for onward submission to the University. Marks Obtained in assignments shall be shown separately in the Mark sheet. In project Report writing (MCA-305) there will be no Internal Assignment.
Term-End-Examination: There shall be a term-end-examination at the end of the minimum duration of the study i.e. one year. It carries a weightage of 70% marks. Term-End-Examination will be held in the months of June and December every year. There will be separate practical papers beside theory papers. The Practical component shall be of 100 marks further divided in 60 marks of Lab Work and 40 marks of Viva-voce.