Master of Computer Applications

Categories : PG

Recognized by AICTE | UGC entitled

The MCA is a two-year degree programme which includes computer science, mathematics & statistics, System science concepts, non-core computer courses, and software design & development. Students will exhibit practical knowledge of mathematics, computer science, and management in the job situation. Students will use theory and experience, as well as competencies acquired across functional areas, while designing software applications. Students will apply research and information technology abilities in a specific setting to improve and sustain individual and organization performance.

Highlights of the course: Python Programming, Android Application Development, Software Testing, Data Analysis using R, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things(IoT),Social Network Analysis, Data warehouse and Data Mining

After completing MCA the candidates can apply for the following profiles:Software Developer , Computer System Analyst, Software Engineer or Programmer, Database Administrator , Software Publisher, Software Application Architect, Software Consultant, Hardware Engineer, Web Designer/Web Developer, Senior Technical Consultant, Project Manager

  • Semester 1

    Course Title Credit
    Programming using Java 4
    Operating System 4
    Database Technology 4
    Advanced Web Application Development 4
    IT Infrastructure Management 4
    Career Advancement-I 3
    Total Credits 23
  • Semester 2

    Course Title Credit
    Python Programming 4
    Computer Networks 4
    Optimization Techniques 4
    Android Application Development
    Software Testing
    Data Analysis using R 4
    Career Advancement-II 3
    Total Credits 23
  • Semester 3

    Course Name Credit
    Object Oriented Analysis and Design 4
    Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
    Cloud Computing
    Internet of Things(IoT)
    Internship 2
    Mini Project work 6
    Software Project Management
    Data warehouse and Data Mining
    Organizational Behaviour and Professional Ethics
    Social Network Analysis
    Career Advancement-III 3
    Total Credits 22
  • Semester 4

    Course Name Credit
    Project Work 12
    Total Credits 12

SRM Online Learning Portal: Remote Proctored Examination System (RPES) - Learner's Checklist

  • 1. Examination Mode: Remote Online Proctored Examination only (Theory/Practical/Project). No physical appearance is required.
  • 2. Online Examination Platform: SRM Online Remote Proctored Examination System.
  • 3. Mock test: It will be conducted before every end semester examination for software practice.
  • 4. End semester exam Pattern: Objective Type (MCQs) and Descriptive questions (Essay/Case study).
  • 5. for descriptive questions:  Students need to upload the scanned answer sheet in picture format (JPG) before the exam time gets over into the RPES.
  • 6. Examination Hardware/Software Requirements: Laptop or Desktop with webcam, Windows Operating System, Good internet bandwidth, Mobile or Scanner for scanning answer sheet(s), A4 sheets as per your requirement, pen (blue or black), pencil if required. 
  • 7. e-Answer sheet: Scanned answer sheet (handwritten in A4 sheets) should be uploaded before the exam time ends into the RPES.
  • 8. Authentication: SRMIST ID card and hall ticket / Admit card is mandatory to appear for the exam. 
  • 9. Back Paper(s): Learners can appear for Arrears / Back papers along with every next semester till the time of maximum number of attempts permitted as per regulation.

For Students with Indian Education

  • Students with any Bachelor’s degree from UGC recognized institutions with 10+2+3 (or) 10+2+4 pattern with mathematics as one of the subject either in 10+2 level or 10+2+3 (or) 10+2+4 are eligible to apply. The minimum percentage of marks / Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) required to be eligible for admission will be prescribed by the Admission committee of DOE.
  • Applicant must possess enough knowledge and understanding of English Language.

For Students with Foreign Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree - any of the degrees mentioned for the Indian students. (BCA is preferable)
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum aggregate of 50% with 10+2+3 (or) 10+2+4 pattern, with mathematics as one of the subject either in 10+2 level or 10+2+3 (or) 10+2+4 are eligible to apply
  • Certificate of Equivalence from Association of Indian Universities (required by any student with foreign education to apply in any University in INDIA.
  • Well versed in spoken as well as written English

Admission Process

Step 1 : Application submission + Upload of

  • Grade sheet upload of 10, 12 and Qualifying Degree
  • Passport size photograph
  • Aaadhar or other Government recognized identify for Indian nationals
  • Passport (for foreign students)
  • Work experience of two-years in reputed companies (if any)

Step 2 : Selection process

  • Minimum eligibility confirmation in the qualifying examination
  • Multiple selection criteria based on Marks in qualifying examination [and / or] Online entrance [and / or] Online interview

Step 3: Selection intimation and fee payment

Step 4: Formal enrollment of the program


  • Are MBA and MCA recoginized by All India council of Technical education (AICTE)?

    Ans: Yes our MBA and MCA proagmmes are recoginized by AICTE.
  • How to apply for the programs?

    The application process for the programs is very simple and student friendly. The student can start the admission process by filling up the application form in
  • When will I get my login credentials for SRM Online Learning Platform?

    After successfully completing the admission process by submitting the required documents and fee, fulfilling the requirements of eligibility criteria for the programme.
  • What is SRM Online Learning Platform and how to use it?

    SRM Online Learning Platform is a software application that handles all aspects of the learning process in an electronic environment. It’s a framework for documenting, managing, tracking, reporting, and delivering of electronic educational technology courses or training programmes.
    SRM Online Platform uses a robust LMS to deliver online courses and enhance on-campus courses. The functionality of the Learning Management System includes course content delivery, student registration and administration, scheduling & tracking, assessing & resulting, reporting and resource & performance management.
  • What all information is there in the SRM Online Learning Platform?

    SRM Online Learning Platform includes course content delivery, student registration and administration, scheduling and tracking, assessing and resulting, reporting and resource & performance management.
  • Why do I choose your online program?

    • The QS World University Rankings ranked SRM Institute of Science and Technology 301–350 in Asia in 2020.
    • SRM Institute of Science and Technology ranked 29 among engineering colleges in India.
    • The curriculam is made by the subject matter experts and it will be updated at regular intervals.
    • Immersive E-learning experience through SRM IST canvas (LMS)
    • Interactive classes throughout the course time.
    • SRM IST provides best high standard professional course content to the students.​
  • What do you mean by four quadrant?

    The Learning materials (Four Quadrant Approach, UGC online Regulation 2018) are delivered through Learning Management System (LMS), called as SRM online learning platform. The unit wise continuous assessment (designed using blooms taxonomy) is conducted online in the LMS on adaptive basis as per the requirement of the course.
    • Quadrant-I i.e. e-Tutorial that shall contain - Video and Audio Contents, animation, simulations, virtual labs.
    • Quadrant-II i.e. e-Content that shall contain - Portable Document Format or e-Books or Illustration, video demonstrations, documents and interactive simulations, wherever required.
    • Quadrant-III i.e. Web Resources, that shall contain - Related Links, Open Content on Internet, Case Studies, Historical development of the subject, Articles.
    • Quadrant-IV i.e. Self-Assessment, that shall contain – MCQ, Problems, Quizzes, Assignments and solutions, Discussion forum topics and setting up the FAQ, Clarifications on general misconceptions.
  • Can I access the e-content on my mobile phone?

    Yes, you can log into the website on your mobile phone and access data as per your convenience. Moreover, you may download the mobile app and enjoy learning.
  • Can I record online lectures?

    In case a student is not able to attend online lectures, the recorded video of the lectures will be made available in Learning Management System.
  • Is there a way through which I can talk to a faculty in case I have a doubt?

    The student can chat with the faculty during online lectures by using the chat window. In case of a doubt, the student can post it as a query in the learning portal for the faculty and the faculty responds to it within 48 hours.
  • How do I get assignment questions?

    Assignment questions of each subject are uploaded on the student portal.As the learning progresses week wise/unit wise, the continuous assessment will be popping in the SRM Online Learning Portal of the respective login
  • How are the exams conducted in online mode?

    Examinations are conducted as per the new regulations through the Online Technology Enabled Proctored mode. The exam pattern comprises of internal and external assessments. The weightage is as follows: Internal(assignments) 30% and External (end-term examination) 70%.
  • Do you offer placement assistance?

    Yes, we offer placement assistance. Read More
Programme Tution fee per semester in INR
MCA 37,500

NOTE: In addition to the tuition fees, the Exam fees for the semester and fees for certificates will be charged separately

Duration : 2 Years

Credit : 80

Course Language : English


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