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

Duration

24 months

15-20 hours/ week

Eligibility

Min. 50% marks in graduation
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    Rankings & accreditations

    Accredited in A+ grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council
    Accredited in A+ grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council
    UGC-entitled Online Degrees Equivalent to Campus Degree
    UGC-entitled Online Degrees Equivalent to Campus Degree
    Amongst India’s Top #101-150 Universities in 2023
    Amongst India’s Top #101-150 Universities in 2023
    AICTE Approved Programs
    AICTE Approved Programs
    Top Private University in North East
    Top Private University in North East
    Among Top Leading Universities Showcasing Entrepreneurial Spirit
    Among Top Leading Universities Showcasing Entrepreneurial Spirit
    Amongst Top 10 Multidisciplinary Universities in East Zone
    Amongst Top 10 Multidisciplinary Universities in East Zone
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    Program benefits

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    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.

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    Advanced technical knowledge

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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Fee & scholarships

    Total course fee (four semesters)

    INR 98000

    Each semester

    INR 24500

    Total course fee (four semesters)

    USD 1220

    Each semester

    USD 305
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    Easy financing options

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

    Additional fee concessions

    A 10% fee concession will be provided upon upfront payment of the full program fee and a 5% fee concession upon upfront payment of the annual fee.

    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.

     

    Grades

    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.

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    Fill in your educational & work experience-related details.

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    Pay
    program fee

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

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    Upload documents &
    submit application

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

    Meet our faculty

    Dr. Sourav Dhar

    Dr. Sourav Dhar

    Professor & Director
    Dr. Kushal Pokhrel

    Dr. Kushal Pokhrel

    Associate Professor & Deputy Director
    Mr. Arun Chaudhary

    Mr. Arun Chaudhary

    Assistant Professor
    Mr. Tirupati Bhattacharya

    Mr. Tirupati Bhattacharya

    Assistant Professor
    Mr. Ajay Prasad

    Mr. Ajay Prasad

    Assistant Professor
    Mr. Niraj Sapkota

    Mr. Niraj Sapkota

    Adjunct Faculty
    Dr. Sourav Dhar Professor & Director

    Dr. Sourav Dhar is an engineer and academician by profession. He received PhD (Engineering) in 2013. Since 2003, he has been associated with the Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, India, and executed different academic and administrative responsibilities. He was a Professor and Head of the ECE Department, SMIT from 2019 to 2023. As Professor and Director, he has taken the responsibilities of the Centre for Distance and Online Education (CDOE), Sikkim Manipal University since September 2023. His current research interests include 6G communication, cloud computing, IoT, WSN, remote sensing, and microwave filter design. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (IEEE-GRSS society) and a life member of the Institution of Engineers (India)(IEI). He has published more than 60 research papers in several SCI/Scopus-indexed international journals and conference proceedings and guided several PhD scholars. Currently, four research scholars are working under his supervision at SMU. He has completed a sponsored project on microwave filter design as Principal Investigator.

    Dr. Kushal Pokhrel Associate Professor & Deputy Director

    Dr. Kushal Pokhrel graduated with his Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunication from the University of Mumbai in 2003, and an MTech in Digital Electronics and Advanced Communication from SMU in 2005. He was awarded PhD from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SMU in 2021. He has a teaching experience of over 19 years alongside academic administration. Born in Gangtok, Sikkim he has an avid interest in computer networking and electronic devices. He has been teaching in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, SMU as an Associate Professor and is currently posted as Associate Professor and Deputy Director at CDOE, SMU.

    Mr. Arun Chaudhary Assistant Professor

    Mr. Arun Chaudhary is currently working as an Assistant Professor at SMU-CDOE, Sikkim, India. He has completed Masters in Information Technology with specialization in Wireless Communication and Computing from IIIT, Allahabad. He did his graduation in Electrical and Electronics Engineering with specialization in Communication. He has a 13 years teaching experience in Open and distance education and 6 years in regular mode of education. His areas of research and interest includes - deep learning and causal reasoning. He enjoys exploring and using various tools applied for Data Science.

    Mr. Tirupati Bhattacharya Assistant Professor

    Mr. Tirupati Bhattacharya is currently working as an Assistant Professor at Sikkim Manipal University. He has completed his Master of Technology (MTech), and PG Diploma in Remote Sensing & GIS from Jadavpur University, Kolkata followed by an MCA and BCA from Sikkim Manipal University. Previously he worked as a Group ‘B’ in the Central Government Research Organisation in the domain of (ICT)Information Communication Technology System Management.

    Mr. Ajay Prasad Assistant Professor

    Mr. Ajay Prasad is currently working as an Assistant Professor at Sikkim Manipal University. He has more than 9 years of teaching experience. He is pursuing a Ph.D. from Sikkim Manipal University in the Computer Science and Engineering Department on Delay Tolerant Networks. He specializes in Computer Networks and Database Management Systems. He has multiple research papers at National and International conferences and has been credited for research publications indexed in highly reputed journals.

    Mr. Niraj Sapkota Adjunct Faculty

    Mr. Niraj Sapkota is an Adjunct Faculty at the Sikkim Manipal University. He holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Mathematics and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. at Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim Manipal University, India. Mr. Sapkota has authored numerous research papers published in reputable international journals and conference proceedings. He has actively participated in various national and international conferences, presenting his research findings. Additionally, he has mentored several Mathematical Summer Camps, including MTTS and INMOTC, for both college and school students. Mr. Sapkota is a dedicated member of the Sikkim Mathematical Society, where he has organized and facilitated numerous workshops. He frequently serves as a resource person in workshops and camps, delivering lectures in many Invited Talks. Mr. Sapkota is also proficient in LaTeX, Python, and C++, showcasing his enthusiasm for computer programming.

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