MCA is a 3 years' Post Graduate professional degree in computer science. It is one of the best courses in computer science to make a career in software industry. This course is specifically designed to prepare the qualified IT professional to meet the growing needs of IT Industry.
Students who want to do MCA, needs to go through an entrance test to get admission or you can do this from distance learning program.
MCA Students can choose one from the following for specialization in their final semester:
- Application Software
- Hardware Technology
- Management Information Systems (MIS)
- Software Development
- Systems Development
- Systems Engineering
- Systems Management
You can choose to do it from distance learning also but it will be more beneficial to do it from a regular college as most of the companies don't entertain the people who do it from distance.
After this course, if you want to do any further study then you can choose specialized certification courses like Microsoft Certification, JAVA OR Android certification etc. You can also choose to do MBA, Ph. D. If you are interested in teaching then you can apply for NET Exam also.
The software industry is growing day by day as the demand of experts growing. So you can choose any of the one specialization courses and make a bright career in this. Programmer, web developer, designer, Quality Analyst, Network administrator etc are a few examples of this field job.
There is demand in government sector also for computer experts. You can choose to work in banking, insurance, share market, teaching also.
BCA OR Equivalent Graduate Degree. The students who are applying for MCA must also have studied maths as a main subject in 10+2 level are only eligible.
If you choose to do it from distance learning the above eligibility criteria will changed. In this case, you need only a bachelor degree.