Master in Computer Application (MCA)

Master in Computer Application (MCA)




MCA is a 3 year full-time educational program that includes subject areas like accounting, programming, designing, networks, database management and finance. MCA is a preferred course by BCA students as while a degree in BCA furnishes the platform for a career in IT field, MCA degree adds the specialized touch to offer ample career opportunities. Certain skills are required to become an MCA, which include computer and management skills. Proper planning, decision making and problem solving skills are a part of management skills.
Masters in Computer Application (MCA) is a post graduate degree in computer applications. This is a senior level course that prepares professionals to meet the complex demands of the IT industry.

It emphasizes on planning, designing and building of complex commercial application software and system software.
Master in Computer Application course: It's a three years degree programme. The broad objective of the MCA programme is to prepare graduate students for productive careers in software industry and academics by providing an outstanding environment for teaching and research in the core and emerging areas of the discipline.

The industry considers an MCA degree equivalent to a B Tech one, whereas one takes longer to finish the MCA, so due to this also the students are more going for B. Tech or a B.E. programme.
After successful completion of MCA you can work as:-
Software Programmer
Database Administrator
System and Network Administrator
Multimedia Programmer.
System Analyst
Web Designer
IT manager
Lecturer for Computer Science/Communication Technology.
Further Study
If you want to enhance your IT skills you can further join PhD /M.Phil.




Being a mca (master of computer application) candidate you have lots of job opportunities in government sector as well as in private sector.
Their are various jobs available for mca candidates. MCA is one of the demanded course in the market.
Following are the companies where you may apply for job-
SAIL
BHEL
BEL
HAL
BSNL
MTNL
DRDO
ISRO
BARC
RAILWAY
BANKING
Some of the recruiters in IT industry include Wipro, Infosys, IBM, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Accenture, and Cognizant Technology Services (CSC). As per qualification and specialization, fresh MCA professionals can get an average starting salary of INR 2.5 lakh-3.5 lakh p.a. With experience and exposure to industry norms, the salary of the candidate increases manifold.

***Good Luck***





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