MCA (Master of Computer Applications)

Semester System : 6 Semesters

Medium : English

Objective : This Programme is intended to provide intensive training to develop applications for scientific, commercial and industrial uses. This is a specialised programme for graduates to become post-graduates in the field of computer applications.

a. Eligibility for Admission

i) Candidates seeking admission to the first year of the three year Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programme should have a three year Bachelor’s Degree after Plus 2 or three year Diploma of any recognised University.
ii) Candidates seeking admission to I year of MCA Programme and who have not studied Mathematics at +2 or at Diploma level should undergo a bridge programme for a week.

b. Duration of the Programme

The minimum duration of the programme for the Degree of Master of Computer Applications is 6 semesters. The candidate shall complete the programme within 8 years from the year of admission to the programme.

Personal Contact Programme (PCP)

Personal Contact Pro- grammes will be conducted for a total duration of 20 days in each semester arranged in different sessions except in VI semester. All the Personal Contact Programmes are Compulsory. The candidate will be eligible to appear for the examination only if he/she has attended atleast 90% in the theory subjects and practical classes during the Personal Contact Programmes. Attendance certificate will be issued to the students at the end of each programme. If students take with them the recommended textbooks and the printed lessons received from the Directorate, they will find the PCP immensely useful.


Numerical Methods
Accounting and Financial Management
Digital Logic and Computer Organization
Unix, C, C++
Data Structures and Algorithms
Programming Lab – I (Unix, C, C++)
Programming Lab – II (Data Structures)


Visual Programming
Advanced RDBMS
Distributed Operating System
Computer Architecture and Micro Processor
Computer Networks
Programming Lab – III (Visual Programming)
Programming Lab – IV(Advanced RDBMS)


Advanced Java
Multimedia and It’s Applications
Principles of Compiler Design
Analysis and Design of Information Systems
Software Engineering
Programming Lab – V(Advanced Java)
Programming Lab – VI (Multimedia)


C # Programming & NET Framework
Web Designing
Network Management and Administration
Elective -I Wireless Application Protocol (or) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Lab – VII (C # Programming & NET Framework)
Programming Lab – VIII (Web Designing)


Computer Graphics and Image Processing
Network Security
Unified Modeling Language
Management Concepts and Communication
Elective – II Modeling and Simulation (or) Data Warehousing and Mining
Programming Lab – IX (Computer Graphics)
Programming Lab – X (System Development Lab.)


Project and Viva Voce

Scheme of Examination

A candidate for the MCA Degree Examination shall take the courses prescribed in the prospectus. Each course shall be of three hours’ duration.

The students have to do any computer oriented project work under a qualified guide in any computer related industry. The approval of the Director, DDE for the project work and project guide has to be obtained before starting the project. The project report should be submitted on or before the last date prescribed by the Director, DDE. The project work viva-voce will be conducted after submission of Project work.