MASTER IN COMPUTER APPLICATION(MCA)

MASTER IN COMPUTER APPLICATION(MCA)

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Program Details

Objective: The broad objective of the MCA program is to prepare graduate students for productive careers in software industry and academia by providing an outstanding environment for teaching and research in the core and emerging areas of the discipline. The programs thrust is on giving the students a thorough and sound background in theoretical and application -oriented course relevant to the latest computer software development. The program emphasizes the application or software technology to solve mathematical, computing, communications/ networking and commercial problems.

 

Programme Details:

The programme has been divided into two semesters per year (January-June and July-December).Consequently, there will be two examinations every year - one in the month of June for the January to June Semester courses and the other is December for the July to December semester courses.The students are at liberty to appear any of the examinations conducted by the University during the year subject to completing the minimum time frame and other formalities prescribed for the programme.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

Passed BCA/B.Sc (Computer Science/IT) Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering or Equivalent Degree with at least 50% marks.

OR

Any Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 (three) years duration from a recognized University  with at least 50% marks and mathematics as one of the subjects at 10+2 level or graduation level AND Successfully completed PGDCA of IGNOU

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED (DURING ADMISSION):

  1. Transcript of SLC, +2 & Bachelor Level (2 copies each)
  2. Convocation certificate or provisional certificate of bachelor (2 copies each)
  3. 3 PP size and 2 Auto size Photographs
  4. For proof of date of Birth one should submit Xerox copy of valid passport / citizenship. (2 copies of any one) (Note: Date of birth should be mentioned in AD)

 

EXAMINATION:

The examination will be taken by IGNOU through ICA.

 

ADMISSION SESSION:

The admission in MCA is taken for January and July Session

 

ACADEMIC COUNSELING SESSION:

  1. For few programs Academic Counseling Session is provided for selective subjects only. For further details on Academic Counseling Session do kindly contact Academic Coordinator at academic@ica.edu.np .
  2. Practical Lab Classes will be provided which will be held either in the morning shift or in the evening shift for which 70% attendance is mandatory to appear for practical TEE.

 

Program Curriculum:

 

First Year

I semester

Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
MCS-211Design and Analysis of Algorithms4
MCS-212Discrete Mathematics4
MCS-213Software Engineering4
MCS-214Professional Skills and Ethics2
MCS-215Security and Cyber Laws2
MCSL-216DAA and Web Design Lab2
MCSL-217Software Engineering  Lab2

II Semester

 

Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
MCS-218Data Communication and Computer Networks4
MCS- 219Object Oriented Analysis and Design4
MCS-220Web Technologies4
MCS-221Data Warehousing and Data Mining4
MCSL-222OOAD and Web Technologies Lab2
MCSL-223Computer Network and Data Mining Lab2

 

Second Year

III Semester

 

Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
MCS-224Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning4
MCS-225Accountancy and Financial Management4
MCS-226Data Science and Big Data4
MCS-227Cloud Computing and IoT4
MCSL-228AI and Machine Learning Lab2
MCSL-229Cloud and Data Science Lab2

 

IV Semester

Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
MCS-230Digital Image Processing and Computer Vision4
MCS-231Mobile Computing4
MCSP-232Project12
Total Credits80

 

No. of Theory Courses -15, No. of Practical Courses-6, Project-1, Total Credits-80