MCA or Masters In Computer Applications is a course done by students after they have completed BCA or Bachelors In Computer Applications. MCA is a two year, full time post graduation course offered by many colleges and universities in India. Doing an MCA improves the opportunities of the student. It opens up many new job avenues for him. MCA increases his technical knowledge in computers and he is even required to do a specialization in his final year. By doing an MCA, students can get many job offers in the IT sector, in product and service based industries.
Some of the best places to pursue an MCA from in Uttar Pradesh are listed below:
School of Management Sciences or SMS, Varanasi provides a Master of Computer Applications (MCA) Lateral Entry program for a period of two years. Those who have completed their Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration in BCA, B. Sc (IT/Computer Science) with Mathematics as a subject at 10+2 level or at Graduate Level, and with at least 50% (or 45% in case of SC/ST Category) marks in the qualifying Examination are eligible to apply for this course.
The course is approved by AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. It is affiliated to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (APJAKTU) formerly (UPTU), Lucknow. The aim of the course is to prepare Information Technology experts, who can make valuable contributions to the decision-making process, as well as innovating in the field of Computer Applications.
The college works with their industry partners to develop ready and able graduates who are equipped to make a positive contribution to their chosen profession or study further. The performances of the students are assessed through continuous tests and end semester exams.
This university situated in Greater Noida, offers a three year MCA program. Candidates who have successfully completed BCA or graduation with maths as a subject and have minimum 50% marks in aggregate, are eligible to apply for the full time course.
The main objective of the course is to impart advanced knowledge in various areas of Computer Applications, with it being designed in a way that student can complete it based on their advanced coursework. Students get a sound understanding in computer applications to help them have a perfect start for challenging careers in the field of Information Technology.
A three year MCA course is offered by GLA University, Mathura. The eligibility criterion is a Recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum three years duration with Mathematics as a subject at 10+2 level or at Graduate Level. The candidate must also have obtained at least 50% in the qualifying Examination. Admission is granted on the basis of basis of performance in GLAET which is an online MCQ test of 90 minutes duration.
The computer science department at GLA University has a number of state-of-the-art laboratories, where the students learn the fine distinctions of programming and developing software, while also getting a hands-on experience regarding the various facets of computing. The course is focused on the Industry Academia relationship for which they arrange various workshops, Industrial visits, and guest lectures.
A three year degree course in Master of Computer Applications (MCA) is offered by IMS, Noida. The course is affiliated to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow and approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. Students are prepared to work in the dynamic and rapidly expanding field of Information Technology, with focus being given on developing students as best software professionals. There is a specially designed curriculum to incorporate essential hardware concepts along with a focus on software development, as well as special emphasis being put on training the MCA students not only through teaching but also through live hands -on projects.
Sharda University offers a three year degree program on MCA (Master of Computer Applications). The curriculum is primarily based on the development of application software in diverse areas. Students who have studied BCA/B.Sc. with 50% marks, as a regular student from any recognized University, along with Mathematics at graduation or Sr. Secondary level, are eligible for the course.
The course aims to develop the basic skills of various technologies and is focused on conceptual framework as well as on providing the latest industrial elective courses and project work.
Graduates of MCA can be employed as Computer Systems Analyst, Software Engineer or Programmer, Software Engineer or Programmer, Software Developer, Database Administrator and, Systems Administrator in a number of financial and corporate firms.
With so many options, it is hard for a student in Uttar Pradesh to choose the best university for himself, when he is planning to do MCA. SMS University, Varanasi stands out from the lot and should be a student’s first choice for MCA.