Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
There will be 70 multiple choice question (MCQ’s) I n the question paper consisting of one mark
each.Students are required to attempt all the question
Internal assessment marks shall be given on the basis of marks secured by candidate in the descriptive
examination to be conducted by the respected study centre . Study centre are required to keep the record
the descriptive examination with them for inspection by the University. The marks of Internal assessment
must be subimitted to the University before the terminations of the University Examination in concerned
subjects. In the event of non receipt of the internal assessment marks of the theory marks secured by the
candidate shall be proportionately enhanced.
MCA is a three year P.G. Degree course in Computer Applications. A Candidate having passed three years Bachelor
Degree in any discipline can seek admission in first semester or can seek admissions in third semester if he has passed
APGDCA/ APGDIT/ PGDCA/ PGDCS or equivalent. A student who has passed M.Sc. (Computer Science) or Master in
Computer Science (MCS) or equivalent will get Admission in MCA 5th Semester.
After the successful completion of this course, the students are eligible for the job of System Operations Programmer,
Website Developer and System Analyst.
A candidate seeking admission to Master of Computer Applications (MCA) should have three years Bachelor Degree (or
Equivalent thereto) in any discipline from this university or any examination recognized by this university equivalent
thereto. However, a candidate who has passed APGDCA/ APGDIT / PGDCA/ PGDCS/ DOEACC ‘A’ Level Certificate
after graduation or equivalent of this university or any other examination recognized as equivalent by this university after
three years Bachelor degree (or equivalent) is eligible for admission in MCA 3rd semester directly.
A student who has passed M.Sc.(Computer Science) or Master in Computer Science (MCS) of this University or
recognised as equivalent by this university will get admission in MCA 5th Semester directly.
A student who has appeared in APGDCA/APGDIT/ Ist & 2nd semester examination from this university may be admitted
provisionally in MCA 3rd semester (Lateral Entry Scheme) directly through (Distance Education Mode) irrespective of
the fact that student has not cleared both semesters. However, for promotion to 5th semester such a candidate should
have passed all papers of Ist semester examination and 2nd sem. Examination. Similarly a student having passed
M.Sc. (Computer Science) Ist semester through distance education mode of this University and has appeared in
2nd,3rd and 4th will get admission in MCA 5th semester (lateral entry scheme) through (Distance Education Mode).
However, such student also should have passed all papers of 2nd semester Examination of M.Sc. (Computer Science)
for promotion to 6th semester.
The candidate may be promoted to 2nd, 3rd & 4th semester from 1st, 2nd & 3rd semester respectively. However, for
promotion to 5th semester & 6th semester a candidate should have passed all papers of 1st semester examination and
2nd semester examination respectively.
iv) Passed 50% papers of each semester 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th examination respectively.
v) Passed 2/3 papers of semester 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th examination taken together.
Provided that a candidate shall not be allowed to attend classes in any semester unless he has fulfilled the above
requirements of the previous semester(s).
Provided further that a candidate who has paid dues for the higher class and is dropped for want of fulfillment of any of
the above conditions shall not be required to pay the dues again on re-admission after fulfillment of above conditions.
Fee for I to VI semesters is Rs. 11,000/- per semester which is inclusive of fee for examination. In addition Rs.300/- will
be charged as one time enrollment fee.
It is a three year programme comprising six semesters but the student will have to complete this programme within a
maximum period of six years .
However, the duration of MCA under lateral entry scheme shall be as follows:-
(a) Students admitted in MCA 3rd semester directly on the basis of APGDCA /APGDIT/ PGDCA/ PGDCS/ DOEACC ‘A’
Level Certificate after graduation minimum two years and maximum five years.
(b) Students admitted directly to MCA 5th Semester on the basis of M.Sc. (Computer Science) or Master in Computer
Science (MCS) minimum one year and maximum four years.
Mode of Imparting Learning
30 hours of theory + 30 hours of practical classes per paper and per semester will be held at the approved study centres
on Saturdays, Sundays and gazzetted holidays. Study material will be provided by this University except VI semester..
The medium of Instruction will be English only.
Program Structure Sem. - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Title of Paper
Max. Marks/ Pass Marks
oundation Course in IT And MS-Office 2000
Computer Networking & Multimedia
Programming in C and Data Structure
Computer Organisation And Architecture
Practical-1 (Based on M.Sc-01 & 03)
Visual Basic & Oracle
System Analysis & Design
Practical-II (Based on M.Sc.- 06 & 07)
Project Work, Report & Viva-Voce
M.Sc.-13 Operating System and Unix
Programming in C & Data Structure*
Internet, Web Programming & Java
Computer Organisartion & Architecture*
Practical-III (Based on M.Sc-11 & 14)
(Based on M.Sc-11 & 13)*
System Analysis & Design
Object-oriented Analysis And Design
Microprocessor and Assembly Language*
Practical-IV (Based on M.Sc.-17 & 18)
(Based on M.Sc.-18)*
*These papers are applicable to those students who have done APGDIT course from
Internet Programming using C#
Software Testing and Quality Assurance
Software Lab-Based on MCA-21 & MCA-23
Marks will be awarded on the basis of Viva-voce examination conducted by one examiner
Thesis/Project Report will be submitted in triplicate (Hard Bound) with proper certification
by the supervisor concerned who may be a person with five years working experience and
must have Master’s degree in relevant field or a regular teacher working in Govt./Semi-Govt.
Students are advised to come prepared for presentation/demonstration of their
Thesis/Project at the time of their final viva-voce examination.
Note: Out of 100 marks for each paper, including Theory, Practicals and Project, 35 marks
are reserved for internal assessment with the following distribution:
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