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 # Nishith 2019-11-19
Hello Sir, May I know the specialisation in MBA and also suggest some good B-Schools in Sitapur ?
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0 # Mukesh 2019-11-20
There are various specialisation in MBA i.e. Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, etc, find some good MBA colleges Agra Public College of Technology and Management
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0 # Nishith 2019-11-19
Hii, What are the career opportunities of Bachelor of Education course after my degree, also suggest some b.ed colleges in Rajsamand?
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0 # Pallavi 2019-11-20
The B. Ed course is an excellent choice for making career in teaching profession, it is very respective profession for candidates, find some good colleges for it-Smt Parmeshwari Devi Dhanraj Khaitan Mahila BEd College
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0 # Rohan 2019-11-05
Hello. I am from Guntur, plz tell me What are the points to consider for selecting a B. Ed college?
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0 # Jagan 2019-11-06
You should consider the fee structure and if you consider doing this course from other place except Guntur, you should consider hostel facilities, you shouldalso consider whether the subject in which you wish to continue this course is available in the college.
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0 # Vivaan 2019-09-24
I am from Mewat, I have scored 82 percentile in CAT this year. Please let me know the colleges where i can get admission
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0 # Pallavi 2019-09-25
Hii, for finding it you can go through mock counselling , please visit here- mock counselling, you can also get good college in Mewat.
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
Hii, I am from Shahdol let me know, What is the need of NEET Phase II?
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
If a phase I test taker of Shahdol oe other places is not satisfied his/her performance in the test or if a candidate has missed out to apply for NEET, he/she can apply for phase 2 exam, It is a second chance provided to aspiring candidates.
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0 # Vivaan Older than three months
Hii, I am from Chikmagalur, please tell me the duration of B.Ed course
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
Hello, Good to see that you are from Chikmagalur, the duration of B.Ed course is 2 years
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0 # Jayesh Older than three months
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 Older than three months
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 Older than three months
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 Older than three months
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 Older than three months
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 Older than three months
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 Older than three months
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 Older than three months
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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