Pinku Sharma

Lateral Entry B.Sc IT is valid for getting admission in MCA ?

I will complete my Lateral Entry B.Sc IT from Mahatma Gandhi University, Meghalaya this year. I want to take admission in Govt. Universities of Higher Education in Computer and IT Sector ? Is this is valid for MCA or Govt Recruitment ?

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RE: Lateral Entry B.Sc IT is valid for getting admission in MCA ?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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Greeting's for the day!!!

Students are still not aware of choosing their career in MCA. Before you choose any 1 among the options you have, it is much necessary that you know about the program, what it offers, what are the specializations, how it is useful, what are the job opportunities and the most important point is if the option best for your interest or not.

Master's of Computer Application (MCA):
is a Three-Year (Six Semester) professional Master's Degree in Computer Science awarded in India. The course was designed to meet the growing demand for qualified professionals in the field of Information Technology. It is a post graduate course that can be taken after obtaining Bachelor's Degree. The MCA program is incline more towards Application Development and thus has more emphasis on latest programming languages and tools to develop better and faster applications.

General Eligibility Criteria:
1. Candidates who have completed their BCA, BBA or BTech can apply or MCA Course.
2. Candidates who have done their graduation in science can also apply for this course as these candidates must have studied Mathematics as a subject in their 10+2
(Even though you have completed your BSc (IT), through lateral entry, it is allowed for the enrollment of MCA Course.)
3. There is no age limit regarding the admission to this course.

Academic Eligibility Criteria:
1. Candidate should have a graduate degree with certain percentages (The percentage requirement varies from university to university). for details on percentage criteria visit: "www."
2. they need to write an Entrance Exam in order to get Admission to the MCA Course.

Training to Students:
students are trained in the fields of System Designing, Application Software Development, Enterprise Resource Planning, Computer Networks, System administrations, Web Designing and Development, Database Administration, Parallel and Vector Processing, Data Mining and Warehousing,etc.

Specializations in MCA:
1. System Management
2. System Development
3. System Engineering
4. Application Software
5. Internet
6. Management Information System (MIS)
7. Software Development
8. Troubleshooting
9. Hardware Technology
10. Networking.

Top Institutes that offers MCA Courses in India are:
1. Banaras Hindu University
2. Bharathiar University - Coimbatore
3. Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS)
4. Delhi University
5. India Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
6. Jawaharlal Nehru University
7. National Institute of Technology (NIT)- Allahabad
8. Vellore Institute of Technology
9. Punjab University
10. Madurai Kamraj University.

Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.


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