Master of Computer Applications (Full Time) | MCA(FT)

The Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programme aims to equip the students with a holistic and all-round grooming required to be successful in IT and its allied industries by providing them with state-of-the-art facilities and latest in trend curriculum. The program comprehensively focuses on providing students with the sound knowledge in all the three aspects of industry requirements namely; strong conceptual learning, technical insights and application design and development. The subject board of IT comprising of experts from industry as well as academics meets twice in a year to revamp the curriculum. The meritorious students are also invited during the meeting to get their input. Accordingly, the courses from technology; application, Techno-management extents such as computational theory, programming, algorithm design and optimization, network and database management, mobile technologies, electronics, mathematics, probability, statistics, accounting, business analysis, Design and Management of Information System are extensively covered.

Apart from the core courses; students are given option to choose from list of electives and are also encouraged to take some value-added courses. The new and contemporary courses such as Big Data Analytics, R Programming, Cloud computing, Python Programming, ERP-SAP Simulation, Digital Marketing are being introduced in this program of MCA specialization. The MCA program prepares students to take up positions as system analysts, systems designers, programmers, developers and managers. The institute facilitates live-industry project for the students during the sixth-trimester. The institute invites the experts from industry as well as academics to share the panel with internal faculty to evaluate the student’s projects/case assignments which makes it one of the best MCA colleges in India.

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Key Information

Pedagogy

  • Core and elective courses from technology, applications and techno-management areas that are in-line with the industry requirements.
  • Project-oriented learning techniques.
  • Encouraged to opt for on-line certificate courses offered through NPTEL.
  • Learning through workshops and hackathons to enhance their coding and other IT/business related skills.
  • Option to participate in International Immersion programmes.
  • Alumni mentorship for concurrent projects.
  • Live-industry project as sixth trimester curriculum.
  • Value added courses, Simulations and Games.
  • Research paper development and presentations.

Milestone

 
2020

MCA Two years full time Programme from Batch 2020-2022 onwards

2019

Formation of Somaiya Vidyavihar University

2016

Received Institute of the year Award - for MCA- Mumbai - 2016 - by Higher Education Review

2013

Accredited in November 2013 by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), a body of AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. The reaccreditation process is being initiated

2013

Granted Autonomous status by University of Mumbai for five years from academic year 2013-2014

2006

Started in 2006 (12th Batch 2017-20)

Differentiators

  • Beyond Academics

    Some of crucial learning happens outside the classrooms, the students of MCA conceive, strategize, plan and execute “an-inter-collegiate techno-management event – ICON” every year.

  • Learning Beyond Borders

    Focus on developing multilingual skills by including foreign language in syllabus.

  • Professional Chapters

    The members of the faculty and the students are encouraged to collaborate with professional bodies such as IEEE, CSI and NPTEL.

  • Value-Added Courses

    Apart from the syllabus-oriented courses, on suggestion from the members of the faculty and students and to keep pace with the industry-requirements, the institute conduct many value-added courses (non-credit) in the form of workshops and guest sessions.

  • Knowledge Resource

    With over 50% of the faculty having Ph.D the institute has one of the best team to impart technical and management knowledge to the students. They upgrade themselves by participating in several conferences, seminars, workshops and career-enhancement courses.

  • Somaiya International Conference On Technology And Information Management (SICTIM)

    SICTIM provides and unique opportunity to the students of MCA to showcase their research and project works. The selected papers get published in the journal.

Curriculum

 
 
Trimester 1 Trimester 2 Trimester 3
Theory Courses Theory Courses Theory Courses
Advanced Java Advanced Communication Technologies Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
Business Statistics Cloud Computing Business Intelligence
Database Applications Foundation of Data Science Design & Management of Information Systems
Design & Analysis of Algorithm Python Programming R Programming
Web Technology-I Software Engineering and Quality Assurance Web Technology-II
Laboratory Courses Laboratory Courses Laboratory Courses
Advanced Java Lab Mobile Application Development Lab (Mini Project) Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Lab
Database Applications Lab Python Programming Lab Business Intelligence Lab
Web Technology-I Lab Software Engineering and Quality Assurance Lab Web Technology-II Lab (Mini Project)
Trimester 4 Trimester 5 Trimester 6
Theory Courses Theory Courses Project – II (Internship Project)
Big Data Analytics (Using Hadoop Framework) Block chain Technology Research Paper
Business Development of IT (Products & Services) Computer Vision  
Cyber Security Design Thinking  
IoT and Remote Sensing Techniques Enterprise System  
Open Source Database Technologies    
Laboratory Courses Laboratory Courses  
Big Data Analytics Lab Computer Vision Lab  
IoT and Remote Sensing Lab (Mini Project) Emerging Technologies Lab  
User Experience Design Lab Project Based Learning Lab  
Electives* Electives*  
Agile Computing & DevOps Ethical Hacking  
Deep Learning HR Analytics  
Digital Marketing Natural Language Processing  
FinTech Concepts Retail Analytics  

Admissions

Admission as per the guidelines Somaiya Vidyavihar University, K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management. For details regarding eligibility criteria, entrance test details and selection process.

Shortlisting for the Personal Interview for this programme is profile-based. A Statement of Purpose (SOP) specifying the aspirant’s reason why(s) of doing this programme is a MUST for being considered.