MASTER OF COMPUTER APPLICATIONS (MCA)

Master of Computer Applications (MCA) is a post-graduate programme of CHRIST (Deemed to be University) and approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). It is a three-year programme spread over six semesters to bridge the chasm between computer studies and applications bringing within reach of enthusiastic youngsters an excellent group of experienced and dedicated staff and experts, and an enviable infrastructure.
MCA at CHRIST (Deemed to be University) strives to shape outstanding computer professionals with ethical and human values to reshape nation’s destiny. The training programme aims to prepare young minds for the challenging opportunities in the IT industry with a global awareness rooted in the Indian soil, nourished and supported by experts in the field. The Department is committed to the motto “Excellence and Service” and this philosophy pervades every aspect of its functioning.

 

OBJECTIVES


This programme is conceptualised and designed based on the strong commitment of the department to provide better quality education to the students. The principal objectives of this course are to:


• Heighten technological awareness
• Train future industry specialists
• Encourage effective software development
• Provide research training
• Involve students in innovative research
• Produce graduates with a three-year professional education in Computer Science with technical, professional,   and communications skills.

 

Programme Outcomes (PO) – MCA

PO1: Computational Knowledge : Apply knowledge of computing fundamentals, computing specialisation, mathematics, and domain knowledge appropriate for the computing specialisation to the abstraction and conceptualisation of computing models from defined problems and requirements.


PO2: Problem Analysis: Identify, formulate, research literature, and solve complex computing problems reaching substantiated conclusions using fundamental principles of mathematics, computing sciences, and relevant domain disciplines.


PO3: Design/Development of Solutions: Design and evaluate solutions for complex computing problems, and design and evaluate systems, components, or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate consideration for public health and safety, cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.


PO4: Conduct Investigations of complex computing problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.


PO5: Modern Tool usage: Create, select, adapt and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern computing tools to complex computing activities, with an understanding of the limitations.


PO6: Professional Ethics: Understand and commit to professional ethics and cyber regulations, responsibilities, and norms of professional computing practices.


PO7: Life-long learning: Recognise the need, and have the ability, to engage in independent learning for continual development as a computing professional.


PO8: Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the computing and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.


PO9: Communication Efficacy: Communicate effectively with the computing community, and with society at large, about complex computing activities by being able to comprehend and write effective reports, design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and understand clear instructions.


PO10: Societal and Environmental Concern: Understand and assess societal, environmental, health, safety, legal, and cultural issues within local and global contexts, and the consequential responsibilities relevant to professional computing practices.


PO11: Individual and Team work: Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in diverse teams and in multidisciplinary environments.


PO12: Innovation and Enterpreneurship: Identify a timely opportunity and using innovation to pursue that opportunity to create value and wealth for the betterment of the individual and society at large.

 

Programmes
Open Electives