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2-year Master of Computer Applications (Lateral Entry)

Join a program that caters to the foundation of computing principles and enterprise software management blended with the latest business best practices and equips the students to analyze and solve problems in a wide range of applications.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The post graduate (lateral entry) program is designed to meet the growing demand for qualified professionals in the field of Information Technology. The MCA program is inclined more towards Application Development, and thus has more emphasis on latest programming languages and tools to develop better and faster applications.

The MCA program builds on the foundation of computing principles and business practices to train students with the skill set to identify issues, problem solve, and troubleshoot in a wide range of applications. The program at Chitkara University, focuses on providing a sound theoretical background as well as good practical exposure to students in the relevant areas. It is intended to provide a modern, industry-oriented education in applied computer science. It aims at training professionals who can successfully meet the demands of the information technology industry.

CAMPUS RECRUITMENT

With the advancement of IT & Communication systems, people with good Computer Application skills are in high demand, in the IT sector. There is a wide scope for MCA graduates in Government as well as Private sector. Also, self-employment options are available. When it comes to Private sector, Software MNCs are the prime recruiters. Web Hosting, IT Sector, Electronics Industry are some other sectors that recruit graduates. Top companies that hire Chitkara University graduates include Accenture, Infosys, Wipro, TCS, Cognizant, IBM, American Express, HCL, HP, etc.

Additionally, after MCA course best opportunities are lined up for the graduates as the scope is high in terms of growing IT companies who look for those with solid theoretical knowledge and practical application of it. Graduates can take up positions as System Analysts, Systems Designers, Programmers and Managers in any field related to Information Technology. Following are some job profiles available:

  • Programmers and Software Consultants
  • Software Application Development, Testing and Maintenance
  • System Analysts and Database Administrators
  • Independent Software Developers and Entrepreneurs
Some of the major companies who recruit our graduates are:

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

As the IT and software industry are dynamic and fast growing, Chitkara University constantly evolves its curriculum for all programs, keeping in view the requirements of industry. This course is not just a postgraduate degree; it is also a complete professional grooming package for students, preparing them for a successful career in the IT Industry.

The MCA program prepares students to take up positions as system analysts, systems designers, programmers and managers in any field related to information technology. The program, therefore, aims at imparting comprehensive knowledge with equal emphasis on theory and practice. Typically, an MCA degree course covers various aspects of computational theory, programming, algorithm design and optimisation, network and database management, mobile technologies, electronics, mathematics, probability, statistics, accounting, finance, etc. Following areas of expertise will be stressed upon:

  • Industry-oriented education with specialisation in Computer Science and technical skills.
  • Emphasis on planning, designing and building of complex commercial application and system software.
  • A full semester working in the industry to gain an insight into the workings of the IT world.
Eligibility & Fees
Eligibility
  • Graduation in BCA / B. Sc.-IT / B.Sc. Computer Science with a minimum aggregate of 55% and should have passed in Mathematics as compulsory subject in Class XII/Graduation.
Fees

Per Semester Rs. 75,000
ERP^ Rs. 6,000
CAS^^ Rs. 10,000

^ERP: Only at the time of admission.
^^Career Advancement Services (CAS): Only at the time of admission. Rs. 2,500 towards alumni services has to be paid with the last installment.