Career Opportunities and Eligibility Criteria of MCA Programme ?

Many universities across India imparts Masters in Computer Applications (MCA) course which is a  three-year, full-time Post  Graduate Programme. In MCA, the primary emphasis is on training students on designing information systems for many organizations such as insurance companies, banks, hotels, hospitals etc.

Therefore, the main function of MCA graduates is development of application software in diverse areas.

Career Opportunities

The MCA programmes offers many career opportunities in the areas such as System   Analysis  &   Design, Management     Information   Systems, Quality Management, ERP, e-business, Web enabled services, Animation, Content Development, Computer Education, IT Consultancy and Computer Communication Security amongst others.

Some companies visiting on the premier MCA campuses are Infosys, TCS, Wipro, Mastek India, Hughes Software, CMC Ltd., IBM Global Services, Tata InfoTech, L&T Ltd., Texas Instruments, Tata Unisys Ltd. Most of the elite colleges offer placements in companies with starting salaries varying from Rs 1.70 lakhs to Rs. 3.25 lakhs annually.

Eligibility Criteria

A student entering MCA must be a graduate in any discipline with Mathematics as one of the subjects at 10+2 level or at graduation, with 45% (40% in case of backward class candidates from Maharastra state only) aggregate in graduation. Some colleges or institutes even restrict it to a first class Maths graduate. The candidate should carefully weigh the options, before applying for any exam.

When are the MCA entrance examinations held?

Entrance exams of various universities are held any time between January to June. The information about the availability of the application form, how and where to apply etc. is available from the newspaper advertisements, released by the universities or the respective web sites.

So, if you are going for MCA course or pursuing then All the best.