MCA full form or meaning is Master of computer applications.
MCA is an excellent masters course related to computer and IT sector, after which the student has excellent knowledge of computer, computer software, hardware etc.
In today’s computer and Internet era, if a student wants to get a very good position and a good salary in the IT sector, then he must do MCA course.
MCA i.e. Master of Computer Application Course is planned in such a way that it strengthens a student’s software skills and computer application skills.
The students doing this course get a good knowledge of computers, software, networking, hardware etc.
MCA is the best professional technical masters course related to computer and after that, it becomes easy for students to get jobs in very good company.
Those students who are interested in mastering in the field of computer, along with those who have done BCA or Computer Science Engineering, and want to take their career to new heights, should take MCA course
One very good thing about MCA course is that students who have not done any computer-related course till graduation can also do MCA, and can further their career in the computer field.
Eligibility for MBA course is very easy, any student who has graduated from any discipline can join MCA course
The student must have studied Maths paper during the twelfth or graduation, and the minimum score should be at least 50% during graduation.
MCA course duration
The duration of MCA course has been 2 years from 2020 session, during which there will be 4 semesters, and now the concept of lateral entry has been abolished.
What do students learn during the course?
During the MCA course, students study subjects related to computer application networking software and hardware.
Some important topics like PHP, .net technology, database management, networking models, application development, cybersecurity, Linux programming, web development, software testing, etc.
Students are told about different types of tools from practical and theoretical methods, which help students to create better software, computer applications and mobile applications.
Admission to MCA course can be obtained in two ways through direct admission and entrance exam
There are many colleges in India where you can get direct admission on your graduation marks basis.
It is necessary for many colleges and universities to qualify in the entrance exam.
following are some top entrance exams-
- MAH MCA CET
- BIT MCA
- JNU MCA
- DU MCA
Tuition fees for MCA courses can start from ₹ 25000 annually to ₹ 200000 annually.
The fees for a good MCA college in metro city Chennai and Bengaluru in India is close to ₹ 100000 per year.
Career option after MCA course
After MCA course, students get jobs in the computer, IT and government sector majors with a good salary.
following are some of the major roles students get after MCA course-
- Software developer
- Software publisher
- Computer scientist
- System administrator
- Database administrator
- Data analyst
- Application developer
- Web Developer
- Computer designer
Apart from this, students have also got jobs in big government companies like NTPC, BHEL, NHAI, Indian Railways etc.
On the other hand, if you are talking about salary, then students doing MCA can get the starting salary from 3 to ₹ 400000 easily, and with experience, this salary becomes even better.
Some good colleges for MCA course
- JNU, New Delhi
- NIT, Warangal
- Loyola College, Chennai
- SRM, Chennai
- BIT, Ranchi
- Delhi University, New Delhi
- Chandigarh University
- Christ University, Bangalore
- GS Institute, Ahmedabad
- Kalinga University, Bhubaneswar
- VIT, Vellore
Apart from this, there are many good colleges in India for MCA course where you can get admission easily.
some other famous full forms of MCA
MCA- medicines control Agency (in medical)
MCA- Music Corporation of America (news and media term)
MCA- Malaysian Chinese Association
Similar full forms-
MBA full form