MCA through Distance Learning

MCA or Master of Computer Applications is a three-year post graduation degree awarded by institutes in India. The course material of MCA comprises topics on business management, information technology and mathematics. A student of MCA has to attend both theory and practical classes.

With the rapid growth of distance education in India, MCA through correspondence learning has become very popular. Listed below are some institutes where you can enroll to study MCA through distance learning.

Distance Learning Institutes Offering MCA


Name of the Institute

Contact Details

Sikkim Manipal University Directorate of Distance Education, Sikkim Manipal University, Manipal Towers, 14 Old Airport Road, HAL II Stage, Bangalore – 560008, Karnataka, India

Ph. No. – 080-40789100

Fax No. – 080-40789434

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Website – www.smude,

Bharathiar University Coimbatore – 641046, Tamil Nadu, India

Ph. No. – 0422-2428100

Fax No. – 0422-2422387

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University of Madras Chepauk, Chennai – 600005, Tamil Nadu, India

Ph. No. – 044-25361074

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Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University Red Cross Bhavan, Shivaji Nagar, Bhopal – 462016, Madhya Pradesh, India

Ph. No. – 0755-2784102

Fax No. – 0755-340553

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Kakatiya University Warangal – 506009, Andhra Pradesh, India

Ph. No. – 0870-2438877

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Eligibility Criteria


  • The minimum academic qualification for studying this course is successful completion of a bachelor’s program like BCA, B.Com, B.Sc or BA.
  • The applicant must have studied Mathematics in the 10+2 school level.

Admission Procedure


  • Admission is based on merit in graduation.
  • A cut off percentage is set by institutes; this percentage changes every academic session according to overall graduation performance.
  • The applicant must produce at the time of admission the completed application form, registration fees and two passport size photographs.
  • Also to be submitted are photocopies of mark sheets of school and graduation examinations and copies of identity verification proofs like a valid passport or voter id card.

Duration of Study


MCA is a three – year course. The course is sometimes divided into semesters. There are total six semesters of study. For distance learning candidates, there is no fixed duration of study.

Career Opportunities


The various posts and sectors which a student can work for after successful completion of MCA are:

  • Software Development & Engineering
  • Services & Application Support
  • Hardware & Networking
  • Software Analyst
  • Trainee Programmer
  • Software Administrator
  • Software Tester
  • System Integrator

Companies in India that employ MCA students are:

  • Wipro
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Cognizant Technology Services
  • Accenture
  • IBM

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