University : Karnataka State Open University (KSOU)
Correspondence course for Master of Computer Application (MCA) aims to educate students in the science and practice of Information Technology. The improtance of MCA is to provide practical training to design and develop software applications. This Correspondence MCA course prepares students for a bright career in software develpment and programming.
Correspondence MCA course enables the student to be updated on the latest technology in the IT industry and makes him/her with the required skills and knowledge.
In today's world, the computer industry has been growing at a phenomenal rate of 73% per annum, making it amongst the fastest growing sectors of the economy. When compared to pure computer science, the number of professionals graduating with specialization in MCA has been on the rise. The reason being the availability of very user-friendly development tools whereby any specific background is not a requirement for student pursuing courses in computer application like MCA.
This Correspondence MCA course introduces students to the practical aspects of software development keeping in mind the needs and requirement of the clients, thereby these MCA graduates have ample scope in the customer support department in making the software more viable and easier for the clients to use.
Correspondence MCA course is an excellent platform for those aiming to enter in the computer profession and they are absorbed by the corporate companies in the designations like Software Engineer, Software consultant, Network Engineer, Database Administrator, Test Engineer, system analyst, Programmer, Quality Assurance engineer, Technical support Engineer.
MCA Course Duration : 6 Semesters [3 years]
Admission Criteria for MCA Course:
General Entry for MCA : A candidate who has completed any degree can enroll for the First Semester of Master of Computer Applications (MCA).
Lateral Entry for MCA : A candidate who has completed BCA, B.Sc. (CS/IT) of any recognized university with one year experience. OR
A degree with Department of Electronics and Associated Computer Communication (DOEACC) "A" level or Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA) or Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGDIT) of any university. OR
BE (EE, EC, CS, IT or TC) from any recognized technical board recognized by KSOU as equivalent. OR
M.Sc (IT/CS) can enroll for the third semester of MCA.