MCA Course In India - Some Details To Know

MCA Course In India - Some Details To Know

MCA Course In India - Some Details To Know

Master of Computer Applications, shortly called as MCA is one among the most challenging, booming and career-oriented courses in India. Even though, this course is always stated as the professional course along with MBA, the demand for this course among students is lesser in India as compared to MBA.

About the course:

As against MBA, which is offered for two years, MCA is a three-year course and this can be the ideal higher education course for students with mathematics and computer science background at their graduate level. In fact, for getting admission to this course, students must have studied mathematics as a compulsory subject at the higher secondary level. The course offers a fundamental knowledge to the students about computer technology in the first year and then advanced knowledge in provided in the second and third year of the course. Even, the course aims at preparing students with specialization in some computer programming languages. The MCA course in India aims at creating the best professionals for the information technology industry.

Admission:

Admission to this course is generally done based on entrance test performance of aspiring candidates. Generally, MCA entrance test will have questions from mathematics, fundamentals of computers and from statistics. Even, the reasoning, general knowledge, quantitative and verbal ability of candidates are tested by the entrance test administrating bodies of different universities or common state level entrance test for admission of students to colleges offering this course around the state.

Chapters covered in entrance tests:

Mathematics: When it comes to mathematics, questions will be from the following chapters:

  • Linear programming
  • Probability and statistics
  • Trigonometry
  • Vector algebra
  • Differential equations
  • Calculus
  • Co-ordinate geometry
  • Algebra

Computer awareness: The knowledge of applicants under the following chapters are tested:

  • Computer language
  • Computer architecture
  • Data Representation
  • Fundamentals of computers

What are the different MCA entrance tests conducted in India?

  • NIMCET – For admission to any of the National Institute of Technology in India
  • Orissa State MCA Test – For admission to all colleges offering MCA course
  • Kerala MCA Test – For admission to MCA colleges in the state
  • UPMCAT – For admission to MCA colleges in Uttar Pradesh
  • Andhra Pradesh CET - AP
  • TANCET – Tamil Nadu

As mentioned earlier, this course has lesser demand in India. One among the many reasons for the same is that students are of the opinion that they cannot get the right job opportunity after this course.

Do you want to know more about MCA? Click on the links given below:
MCA – Is it the right choice for you?
MCA and its Scope
Important things you should know About MCA

Master of Computer Applications, shortly called as MCA is one among the most challenging, booming and career-oriented courses in India. Even though, this course is always stated as the professional course along with MBA, the demand for this course among students is lesser in India as compared to MBA.

About the course:

As against MBA, which is offered for two years, MCA is a three-year course and this can be the ideal higher education course for students with mathematics and computer science background at their graduate level. In fact, for getting admission to this course, students must have studied mathematics as a compulsory subject at the higher secondary level. The course offers a fundamental knowledge to the students about computer technology in the first year and then advanced knowledge in provided in the second and third year of the course. Even, the course aims at preparing students with specialization in some computer programming languages. The MCA course in India aims at creating the best professionals for the information technology industry.

Admission:

Admission to this course is generally done based on entrance test performance of aspiring candidates. Generally, MCA entrance test will have questions from mathematics, fundamentals of computers and from statistics. Even, the reasoning, general knowledge, quantitative and verbal ability of candidates are tested by the entrance test administrating bodies of different universities or common state level entrance test for admission of students to colleges offering this course around the state.

Chapters covered in entrance tests:

Mathematics: When it comes to mathematics, questions will be from the following chapters:

  • Linear programming
  • Probability and statistics
  • Trigonometry
  • Vector algebra
  • Differential equations
  • Calculus
  • Co-ordinate geometry
  • Algebra

Computer awareness: The knowledge of applicants under the following chapters are tested:

  • Computer language
  • Computer architecture
  • Data Representation
  • Fundamentals of computers

What are the different MCA entrance tests conducted in India?

  • NIMCET – For admission to any of the National Institute of Technology in India
  • Orissa State MCA Test – For admission to all colleges offering MCA course
  • Kerala MCA Test – For admission to MCA colleges in the state
  • UPMCAT – For admission to MCA colleges in Uttar Pradesh
  • Andhra Pradesh CET - AP
  • TANCET – Tamil Nadu

As mentioned earlier, this course has lesser demand in India. One among the many reasons for the same is that students are of the opinion that they cannot get the right job opportunity after this course. Also, they think that MBA can bring them better opportunities as compared to MCA. But, the fact is that MCA can also open up the door for many employment opportunities. Particularly, when it is taken from the best institution, it can surely add value to the resume of the students.

Students at their higher secondary level can start preparing for their dream course right from the higher secondary level itself and when they work from this stage, they can get admission in best institutions and can ensure a fruitful career.

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You must also read:
MCA - Master of Computer Application Through Distance
Correspondence MCA: Good for IT professionals

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0 # Jayesh 2019-07-30
I have secured 55% marks in 12th ,I think its too low to get admission in any good engineering college in Sivaganga,If you know about it please suggest me
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0 # Mukesh 2019-07-31
yes, your percentage is very low, I will not suggest that you should choose engineering as a career, but still you want to do engineering you can try for private college in Sivaganga, they will admit you.
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0 # Aarush 2019-07-23
Hello, I have done my B.tech from Malkangiri with Electrical stream, now i want to do M.tech, Please suggest how I can get good college for M.tech
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0 # Jagan 2019-07-24
It's good that you are looking forward for M.tech from Malkangiri, for getting good college you should have to give GATE exam, which is entrance exam for M.Tech
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0 # Himmat 2019-07-16
Hii, I am from Baramulla, plz tell me about the eligibility requirement for admission to the B. Ed course?
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0 # Mukesh 2019-07-17
This course in Baramulla is offered under different specializations, To get admission to a particular specialization, applicants must have completed their higher secondary in 10+2+3 or 11+1+3 format, Both higher secondary/pre-university and degree must have been obtained from a recognized board and recognized university respectively.
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0 # Aarush 2019-07-09
Hello, I want to make career in engineering but so confused about its branch, Please suggest me the best branch which would have good scope in future, also suggest good colleges in Jaipur.
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0 # Mukesh 2019-07-10
You should take branch according to your interest, if you have interest in software or programming choose computer science, if you have interest in machines, choose mechanical, etc, some good engineering colleges are Jaipur National University ; Malaviya National Institute Of Tech ; Poornima College Of Engg ; University of Rajasthan
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0 # Lakshay Older than three months
Hello, I have done B.Sc Honors in Mathematice, am I eligible for MBA, if yes plz suggest MBA colleges in Kanpur
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
Yes, you are eligible for MBA, any graduate can do MBA if one have maths in 12th, find the list of MBA colleges in Kanpur here- MBA in Kanpur
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
Hello sir, I am 3rd year B.com student, I want to pursue MBA from Mandsaur,Please suggest top B-School over there.
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
Hello, after b.com, MBA will be the right career option, you can find here the list of good B-Schools in Mandsaur- MBA in Mandsaur
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0 # Jayesh Older than three months
Hii , I am from Palakkad,Can anyone tell me about complete selection procedure about IITs and NITs and at which time exams for these are conducted?
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from Palakkad, for IITs and NITs, you have to give entrance exam, For NITs JEE Main is the entrance exam and for IITs JEE Advanced is the entrance exam
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0 # Harikiran Older than three months
Hii, I am from Dibang Valley, plz tell me Is there any provision that one can pursue any other management degree or diploma in IIMs without appearing for any entrance test ?
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0 # Pallavi Older than three months
No, for getting admission in IIMs for management course, you should have to clear entrance exam, but there are many other MBA colleges in Dibang Valley where without entrance you can take admission
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0 # Aarush Older than three months
Hello, I am from Banka I have secured 8,000 rank in NEET, plz let me know whic college I can get
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
Hii, for finding MBBS college you can go through mock counselling , please visit here- mock counselling, you can also get good MBBS college in Banka.
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
hii, I am from Panchamahal, plz tell me what are the graduation options I can do in "medical field"
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from Panchamahal, in medical field, you can do MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, etc.
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