Master of Computer Applications

This online Master of Computer Applications (MCA) from Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) is designed to empower learners in the dynamic world of IT, equipping them with the skills to thrive in diverse roles. Dive deep into computer applications, advanced programming languages, deep learning, AI, and more through our comprehensive curriculum. Collaborate with peers, build a global network, and write online proctored exams, while continuing to work.

Program Fee

USD 1220

USD 305 per semester


24 months

15-20 hours/ week


Min. 50% marks in graduation
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    Rankings & accreditations

    Accredited A+ grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council
    UGC-entitled Online Degrees Equivalent to Campus Degree
    Amongst India’s Top #101-150 Universities
    AICTE Approved Program
    Top Private University in North East (2023)
    Amongst Top Multidisciplinary Universities in East Zone

    Program benefits


    Boost your career in IT

    Gain in-depth knowledge of the IT domain by leveraging new-age technologies and acquire the technical expertise needed to excel in various IT roles.


    Advanced technical knowledge

    Gain proficiency in various subjects like bioinformatics, management information system, digital image processing, cloud computing, artificial intelligence and expert system.


    Cutting-edge skills

    Stay up to date with latest trends and tools in the field by gaining key skills like programming, software development, web development, and more.


    Robust alumni network

    Establish valuable connections with professionals from a wide range of backgrounds and gain industry insights that can be invaluable while navigating the competitive job market. Get access to Sikkim Manipal University’s prestigious alumni network.


    Fully online experience

    Benefit from a 100% online experience with zero compromise on quality through online enrollment, orientation, classes, assignments, projects, examinations, and placement. Get assistance from dedicated course mentors and 24×7 student support.

    Job roles to explore

    DevOps Engineer
    DevOps Engineer
    QA Engineer
    QA Engineer
    Software Architect
    Software Architect
    Web Developer
    Web Developer
    Network Engineer
    Network Engineer
    IT Architect
    IT Architect
    UI/UX Designer
    UI/UX Designer
    IT Trainer
    IT Trainer
    Database Administrator
    Database Administrator
    Software Developer
    Software Developer

    Program curriculum

    Semester 1
    Computational Mathematics Java Programming Operating Systems Database Management System Database Management System Lab Java Programming Lab Fundamentals of Computers & IT Fundamental of Mathematics
    Semester 2
    Python Programming Software Engineering and Unified Modelling Language Computer Organization and Architecture Data Structure and Algorithm Data Structure and Algorithm Lab Python Programming Lab
    Semester 3
    .NET Framework Computer Network IT Laws and Practices .NET Framework Lab Computer Network Lab Elective I (Choose any one) Data Warehousing and Data Mining Cloud Computing
    Semester 4
    Mobile Application Development Angular JS, React JS, and VUE JS Project Elective II (Choose any one) Machine Learning Distributed System and Grid Computing

    Get a prestigious degree

    Globally recognized and widely accepted by governments and organizations, the online degrees offered by Sikkim Manipal University are at par with on-campus degrees and open doors to better professional opportunities.


    Fee & scholarships

    Total course fee (four semesters)

    INR 98,000

    Each semester

    INR 24,500

    Total course fee (four semesters)

    USD 1220

    Each semester

    USD 305

    Easy financing options

    With our no-cost EMIs, we let your learning take the spotlight without the stress of financing.

    Attractive scholarships

    Exclusive scholarships designed for defense personnel, differently-abled people, alumni of SMU, and learners from Sikkim & other Northeast regions of India.

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    Who can apply

    Educational qualification

    Candidates must have completed 10+2+3-year bachelor’s degree in Computer Applications/Computer Science/Information Technology from a recognized university/institution, or an equivalent qualification as recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) or other competent bodies.


    Candidates who have completed 10+2+3-year bachelor’s degree from other streams like Science, Business Administration, Business Management, Arts & Humanities, Commerce, etc. are also eligible for MCA admission but they have to attend and complete a compulsory bridge course in fundamentals of computer and IT along with their Semester 1 courses. Additionally, candidates who have not studied mathematics during their 10 + 2/ bachelor’s degree programs must attend and complete a compulsory bridge course in mathematics along with other semester 1 courses.


    Candidates who have completed their 10+2 or graduate level education outside India must produce a certificate of equivalence issued by the Association of Indian Universities.



    Candidates must have a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in graduation.


    Other requirements

    Candidates who are not Indian citizens or residing outside India and holding NRE or PIO status will be billed an international fee for respective degrees & may need to submit documents mentioned but not limited to CV, address proof, valid visa, PR card & passport copy as part of the application process.

    Admission process


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    Choose the program you want to pursue and register by filling in your basic details & paying the registration fee.


    educational details

    Fill in your educational & work experience-related details.


    program fee

    Pay the admission fee for the first semester/year or full program.


    Upload documents &
    submit application

    Upload supporting documents & submit your application to complete the process.

    Placement assistance


    Resume & LinkedIn profile building workshops

    Create impactful profiles with the help of our resume and LinkedIn profile building workshops and increase your chances of securing interviews for relevant job roles.


    Career advisory & counselling by industry experts

    Make informed decisions while choosing your career path by gaining valuable insights on various career opportunities from our expert career counsellors.


    Industry-readiness sessions

    Familiarize yourself with industry trends, organizational expectations, and recruiter behavior to develop relevant skills and become job ready.


    Virtual placement drives

    E-connect with potential employers and explore job opportunities in a convenient & efficient manner, while reaping the same benefits as an on-campus recruitment drive.


    Employability skill assessment & enhancement

    Identify your strengths & weaknesses through skill assessments and build competencies to improve your employability quotient.

    Frequently asked questions

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