All about MCA Courses

Do you know that private colleges in India do not have to seek approval from AICTE to conduct programs in MCA courses? According to a report published by the Times of India, the Supreme Court has issued a recent directive to create new opportunities for MCA students. Indeed it will be a milestone in MCA education in India.

Eligibility Criteria:

Graduates from any stream from a recognized university with Mathematics as a subject at 10+2 level are eligible to apply for this course.

Entrance Examination:

MCA entrance tests of different universities in India are held sometime during January month to June.  In 2012, All India MCA Common Entrance Test was organized for first time by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. Simultaneously separate tests are also organized by different universities or institutes throughout the country. Below is the list of few popular MCA entrance tests conducted by different universities:

i.   Jawaharlal Nehru University MCA test:

   Eligibility: Graduates who passed graduation examination with minimum 55 percent marks in total     aggregate.

ii.   NITMCA Common Entrance Test:

This national level test is held for recruiting students to MCA program in NIT Trichy, Jamshedpur as well as other NITs.

Eligibility:  Candidates must have Mathematics or Business Mathematics or Statistic in Graduation and also in 10+2 examination. They required securing minimum sixty percent aggregate marks in both these examinations.

  • Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra  MCA  Entrance Test:

Eligibility: A graduate who has passed bachelor’s degree in computer application or computer science with sixty percent aggregate marks in class 10, 12 as well as in graduation examination.

Top Colleges in MCA:

Popular colleges that offer best MCA courses in India are as follows:

Pune University         

Hyderabad Central University

Vellore Institute Of Technology

National Institute of Technology   Trichy,

National Institute of Technology,  Surathkal,KA  

PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore,   

Birla Institute of Technology (BIT)  Jaipur, RJ      

National Institute of Technology (NIT)  Rourkela,       

MN National Institute of Technology (NIT)  Allahabad, UP            


With primary focus of training students on advanced computer applications, these courses allow students to get job opportunities in Information System, ERP, and Quality management and other areas in IT. Good MCA degree from recognized institute is your passport to secure lucrative job with attractive remuneration in multinational or other software companies.