Facts About MCA
1. M.C.A :-
Master of Computer Applications is a big Degree in the field of Computer Science. Experts consider it at par with M.B.A. If an M.B.A. is important for marketing a Brand, an MCA is equally important for creating a Brand.
2. Scope :-
There is a multiple scope as a career. IT Industry is creating a wide range of opportunities. Big companies, M.N.Cs are absorbing MCAs as system Analysts, Software Developers, System Managers, Internet Experts, Computer Education Consultants etc. There is a huge demand in Indian Railways, Defence Services and Telecommunication Sector.
If you can master the skills and have creative mind, there is no limit to your prospects.
3. Procedure :-
M.C.A. is conducted by almost all the Universities of India. The minimum Qualification is Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with minimum 50% to 60% marks. The selection is through a written test conducted by different Universities. Some states conduct a unified Exam. e.g. Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Tamilnadu etc.
4. Maths Conditions :-
All the Universities prescribe Maths at 12th or Graduation level or at both levels. A student without maths at any two levels has very few options.
A student who did not have Maths at 12th level but with graduation level like BCA / B.Com can appear in the exam.
5. Syllabus :-
The written test consists of four parts : Mathematics, Computer Awareness, Elementary English, Logical and Analytical Reasoning. The main emphasis is on Advanced Maths. The detailed Syllabus is available on website of “LANDMARK INSTITUTE”.
6. Regular Vs Correspondence :-
The Universities such as IGNOU, P.T.U., S.M.U. provide M.C.A. through correspondence but Industry prefers regular M.C.A. Degree.
A regular M.C.A. Degree from a good reputed Institute is uncomparable.
7. Salary :-
An M.C.A. from a top Institute; can expect anything between 5 lacs to 15 lacs. However, if you are selected in a Foreign placement; the salary ranges from $ 50000 - $ 100000 per annum. With experience the salary increases exponentially.
8. Top Institute :-
A list of top Institutes is available on website of “LANDMARK INSTITUTE”. The grading has been done on the basis of quality of Education, Infrastructure and above all Placement Records.
9. Top Companies :-
Few of the top Companies where students who have completed M.C.A. placed are Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, L & T Limited, TCS, Infosys, Wipro, AT & T, Citibank, CDOT, NIIT, Hughes Software System, Rancosystems, ICICI Bank, Indian Railways, Defence Services, CMC Limited, Satyam Computers, Tata Info Tech etc.