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Have you completed your Bachelor degree in Computer science and looking forward to make your career in the same domain by pursuing a Master’s degree? If yes, then you are at the right place because, in this article, we are going to discuss about the Master of Computer Applications (MCA) course running in Banaras Hindu University.
About the Course
Master of Computer Applications (MCA) is a three year-long professional post-graduate course for candidates who wants to delve deeper into the world of computer. This programme is a blend of both theoretical as well as practical knowledge. An MCA degree opens various opportunities for students to work with tools meant to develop better and faster applications. It is focused to provide a modern, industry-based education in computer science. It aims at producing trained professionals who can easily meet the demands of the information technology (IT) industry.
Bachelor‟s Degree under 10+2+3 pattern in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (including all subjects studied at Bachelor’s level) with Mathematics as one of the subjects at either Intermediate or (10+2) or equivalent examination, or, Bachelor‟s level (as a main or a subsidiary subject).
Procedure of Admission
- The University has its Entrance Test Portal with the domain name www.bhuonline.in. Its link is also available on the BHU website (www.bhu.ac.in).
- The candidate has to fill the application form via online mode only.
- An email will be sent regarding Counseling and other details to the candidates who have applied for the course on their registered email id.
- Accordingly, candidate can proceed further for Admission.
Duration of Course
3 Year (6 semesters)
Master of Computer Appllications is a 3 year course which includes a total of 6 semesters.
Number of Seats
- Main Campus: Max- 57
- South Campus-BHU: Max- 25
The MCA course at Rajiv Gandhi South Campus (RGSC), Mirzapur is under Paid Seat category having the fees structure of Rs.60000 per semester + regular fees of the MCA course prescribed by the University. Here, maximum number of seats is 20. The candidates willing to take admission at RGSC, Barkachha, Mirzapur will be required to choose it as their option/preference of location at the time of counseling and the admissions will be made as per merit and the choice of the candidate. Further if the number of candidates opting for MCA at RGSC is less than the minimum number of seats prescribed in the course, then the course may not run in that academic session.
Job profiles and Top recruiters
There is no dearth of prestigious job opportunities for MCA graduates. A candidate with a master’s degree in computer applications along with the absolute amount of relevant work experience, caliber and skill set can easily find great job opportunities at leading IT firms (private and government) across India and abroad.
Some of the top job profiles for MCA degree holders are:
- App Developer
- Business Analyst
- Database Engineer
- Ethical Hacker
- Hardware Engineer
- Manual Tester
- Techncal Writer
- Trouble Shooter
- Social Media Handler
- Web Designer/Developer
- Sathyam Mahindra.
- Tata Consultancy Services.