Master of Computer Application (MCA)

Event-uni-website-thumbnail | University of GibraltarThe Master of Computer Application (MCA) degree programme is an advancement over the BCA course  is a two year program and was established in the year 1992 with a sanctioned student intake of 120. . It is ideal for students who want to pursue a career in the IT sector. AIMS Institutes, Bangalore offers the MCA as a course that takes a student through the fundamentals of computer systems to the more elaborate system design and architecture.

The educational objectives of the MCA program at RCM is to enable the students to have a holistic approach to become a thorough professional in the field of IT. Students are trained to have a sound foundation in the fundamentals of computer technology, a high level of practical skill in the use of that technology and at the same time to be sensitive to the issues prevailing in the society. The alumni of the MCA department are well placed in top positions of the major IT companies in India and abroad.

The department has well qualified and experienced faculty members to handle the various subjects of the Master’s program.The department has produced 2 University Ranks and on an average, 90% of the students pass out with Distinction every year, making RCM one of the top MCA colleges in Odisha.

With the growing demand for professionals in IT sector, the Master of Computer Application (MCA) course is much sought after now. RCM is the one of the best colleges in Bhubaneswar for MCA education and a successful career in IT industry.

Students pursuing an MCA programme would have the option to choose from the following specialisations:

Application Software Systems Management
Hardware Technology Systems Development
Internet Systems Engineering
Management Information Systems (MIS) Software Development
Networking Troubleshooting

M C A Job profiles and Top Recruiters

There is no dearth of lucrative job opportunities for MCA graduates. A candidate with a master’s degree in computer applications along with the right amount of relevant work experience, skill set and caliber can easily find great job opportunities at leading IT firms (both private and government) across India and abroad

Some of the top job profiles for MCA graduates are:

App Developer App developers are individuals designing, building and maintaining mobile application for android, iOS, windows, blackberry platforms etc. 
Business Analyst A Business analyst typically mentors people aiming to start a business of their own.  
Database Engineer Database engineers are hired by computer systems companies with an aim to design and monitor complex databases. The role revolves around ensuring the operation, validity and relevancy of the data.
Ethical Hacker Ethical hackers are experts who access a network or computer system on behalf of its owner to uncover security vulnerabilities that a malicious hacker could possibly exploit.
Hardware Engineer Hardware engineers install and test systems to ensure proper functioning of the internet. These folks are also involved in the testing and production of hardware equipment.
Manual Tester As the name suggests, manual testers physically test software for defects. These individuals are required to play the role of an end user who makes use of almost all the features of the application to ensure behaving accurately.
Technical Writers Being a technical writer, one is expected to write technical documents like product description, design specifications, user manuals and guides etc.
Trouble-shooters Troubleshooters are experts who ensure that technology – both hardware and software – come handy to those who need it. In case of an issue, they resolve the same to make sure that projects are delivered on time
Social Media Handler Companies hire social media specialist to handle their popularity and presence amongst people through the virtual world.
Web Designer/Developer Web developers/designers are mainly responsible for constructing a website. With a creative mind and well versed software skills, these individuals develop and design World Wide Web applications, HTML, Photoshop, Flash etc.

Other lucrative job profiles one can consider after pursuing an MCA degree are that of a Network Engineer, Project Manager, Quality Analyst, Software Programmer/Developer, Software Application Architect, Systems Analyst, Software Consultant etc.

M C A Eligibility Criteria

According to AICTE,

  • Candidates must have pursued BCA/ BSc/ BCom/ BA degree with Mathematics as one of the subjects at 10+2 level or at graduation.
  • Minimum marks required: 50% to 60% (a CGPA above 6/10 is considered good) in Bachelor’s; 55% and above in Class 12th. Class 10th marks do not matter in most cases.

M C A  Course Fee