A Masters of Computer Applications is a professional program for candidates who want to delve deeper into the world of computer application development with the help of modern programming languages. The program is an intelligent blend of both theoretical and practical knowledge.
The program teaches the use of computers to solve a specific problem or accomplish a job for an end user. For example, common business computer applications include sales order processing, inventory control, and payroll. Popularly known as MCA, this program at Shoolini University trains students in the use of tools meant to develop better and faster computer applications and software.
With almost all services in India and in the global arena moving towards technology platforms, there is a lot of scope and career opportunities in this field. Students can get great employment options in top IT firms, MNCs and top consultancy firms. Candidates with enhanced skills are in high demand in the IT sector in both government and private organisations. You can expect to work on live projects, or as an entry level programmer and maintaining software or application. Apart from this, there are tremendous opportunities in the academic space as well.
According to the Global R&D Funding Forecast 2019, USA is going to invest around US$ 2 trillion in the next few years for research on computer application, software and robotics. Developed countries such as the US and states like New York, California, Michigan and Massachusetts have high demand for MCA candidates with an average yearly pay in the range of US$ 50,000 to US$ 90,000.
Top companies hiring MCA professionals are Infosys, Naukri.com, Microsoft, Accenture, IBM, HCL Technologies, Texas Instruments, and many more.
Career Opportunities in MCA
|Sr. No.||COURSE NAME||CREDITS||COURSE TYPE|
|2||Algorithm and Data Structure||3||Core|
|3||Computer Architecture and Organization||4||Core|
|4||Python Application Programming||2||Core|
|1||Algorithm and Data Structure Lab||1||Core|
|2||Python Application Programming Lab||1||Core|
|3||Front End Development Lab||1||Core|
|Semester-II||1||Design and Analysis of Algorithm||3||Core|
|2||Advance Theory of Automata||4||Core|
|3||Data Science & AI||4||Core|
|4||Operating System Concepts||3||Core|
|5||Web Technology & Programming||2||Core|
|1||Design and Analysis of Algorithm Lab||1|
|2||Operating System Concepts Lab||1||Core|
|3||Web Technology & Programming Lab||1||Core|
|Semester-III||1||Database Management System||3||Core|
|2||Data Communication and Networking||3||Core|
|4||Advance Big Data||4||Core Elective-I|
|5||Applied Software Engineering||3||Core|
|1||Database Management System Lab||1||Core|
|2||Java Programming Lab||1||Core|
|3||Applied Software Engineering Lab||1||Core|
|1||Big Data Modelling and Management System||4||Core Elective-II|
Full Stack Software Developer, TunicaLabs Media Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai The soothing environment on the Shoolini campus helped me focus on my goals and push my boundaries. The faculty provided ample learning opportunities to every student even during the challenging Covid times, transforming me into a corporate professional. I wish Shoolini progresses from strength to strength!
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the accreditation of MCA program?
The MCA program at Shoolini University is NAAC B+ accredited and has UGC certification.
What career opportunities are available to MCA pass outs from Shoolini?
Students who complete MCA at Shoolini University can seek positions like Software Developer, Computer System Analyst, Software Engineer, Programmer and Database Administrator. They can also consider a career in teaching and research.
How does the Placement Cell at Shoolini University help students find jobs?
Shoolini University has an active Placement Cell that ensures placement in leading companies/ industrial units. More than 3,000 students have already found lucrative jobs. Students completing MCA from Shoolini University have been placed in companies like Citrix, Genpact, Polaris, Tata Hitachi, Infosys, naukri.com, Microsoft, Accenture, IBM, HCL Technologies, Texas Instruments, and more.
Does the university provide any exchange opportunities/international exposure to students?
The university has signed MoUs with the universities of USA, Canada, Italy, United Kingdom, China, South Africa and Saudi Arabia. Valuable research opportunities and student exchange is encouraged under this exchange program for MCA students.
What is the status of faculty for MCA?
The faculty for MCA at Shoolini University is highly distinguished, and come from leading institutions like IIT Mumbai, NIT Hamirpur and Panjab University. The faculty members have worked on multiple live projects and have the experience of guiding students over the years.
Eligibility: Any BSc/ BA/ B Com/ BCA degree with Mathematics as one of the subjects at 10+2 level/ graduation with minimum 50% marks in graduation
Admission Criteria: Shoolini University's multiple choice entrance test (SU-SAT)
Duration: 2 years
Himachal Pradesh Domicile : ₹71500
Others : ₹75000
Programmer Analyst, Cognizant, Bangalore I give full credit to my alma mater for my placement with Cognizant, a multinational information technology services, and consulting firm. At Shoolini, we always had the freedom to choose what interested us. Our faculty always were like pillars of strength. My takeaways are good memories and a great deal of learning.