Courses - MCA


Title of the Course
The course shall be called MCA - Master of Computer Application.

Duration of the Course
The Course of Study shall be 3 years.

Eligibility for Admission
A candidate with any degree of a minimum of 3 years duration (10+2+3) of Bangalore University or of any other university equivalent there to with a minimum of 50% of marks in the aggregate of all subjects including languages, if any, provided further, that the candidate has studied Mathematics / Computer Science / Business Mathematics / Statistic / Computer Applications / Electronics as a subject at PUC level or equivalent HSC (XII Standard) or at Degree is eligible for admission to MCA Course. Relaxation to SC/ST Group I be extended as per the university norms.

Attendance (For regular courses)
In each semester a Candidate shall be considered to have successfully undergone the prescribed Course of study if the candidate has attended at least 75% of the classes in each subject (Theory, Lab and Practical).

In the 3 year (6 semester) MCA Course, there will be eight papers in the subject of Computer Science (Theory and Practical) in the first five semesters and the last semester is devoted to project work. Each of the eight papers will carry 100 marks. Duration of the examination for each paper will be 3 hours. In each paper, the minimum marks for pass will be as per University regulations governing post-graduate course (semester scheme). The syllabus, the scheme of instruction and examination will be as in what follows

Scheme of Examination

  1. The Internal Assessment marks should be decided for each of the theory subject by conducting 2 tests, each of 60 minutes duration spread over the span in a Semester. A seminar should also be given by the students in the third year and the same to be assessed and evaluated for Internal Assessment along with the two tests.
  • The Internal Assessment marks in Practical course is based on performance in the Laboratory. The Internal Assessment marks for Project work of a candidate is based on the dissertation Seminar.
  • Eligibility to go to higher Semester

    1. A candidate is allowed to carry over all previous un-clear (failed) theory papers and practical's to subsequent semester from the first to sixth semester
    2. The maximum period for completion of the course shall be six years from the date od admission.

    Minimum for pass and declaration of Result

    1. For a pass in semester a candidate shall secure minimum of 40% of the marks prescribed for a subject in the university examination and 50% of the marks in aggregate inclusive of the Internal Assessment marks obtained in all subjects put together
    2. The candidate who do not satisfy 1 shall be deemed to have failed and have to take exams in the subjects in which ha has secured less then 40% at the university exam.
    3. Provision is made for rejection of results of all subjects of a semester only once if the candidate decides to reappear for all the subjects of that semester. Such rejection should be made within 30 days of announcement of result by making a written application through the head of the institution. If such rejection is in respect of the result of all the subjects of one semester and earn fresh internal marks as well
    4. The results of any semester will be declared as pass or fail as the case my be in accordance with regulation 1.
    5. To be eligible for the award of MCA degree, a candidate shall have completed the scheme of training and passed in all subjects for the course
    6. Further to regulation 1 the classification followed by the university for all PG courses shall be made applicable for the declaration of results of each semester.



    TITLE OF PAPERS AND SCHEME OF STUDY & EXAMINATIONS FOR MCA

         I SEMESTER

    Subject Code
    Subject Name
    Lecture & Tutorials Hrs/Wk
    Lab Hrs/
    Week
    Internal Assessment
    Exam Marks (Maximum)
    Total
    IMCA 1 Discrete Mathematics
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IMCA 2 Financial Accounting
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IMCA 3 Concepts of Computing & problem Solving
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IMCA 4 Computer Organization
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IMCA 5 Assembly Language Programming 8086
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IMCA 6 Problem Solving Lab
    --
    6
    20
    80
    100
    IMCA 7 Assembly Language Programming Lab
    --
    6
    20
    80
    100
    TOTAL
    700

         II SEMESTER

    Subject Code
    Subject Name
    Lecture & Tutorials Hrs/Wk
    Lab Hrs/
    Week
    Internal Assessment
    Exam Marks (Maximum)
    Total
    IIMCA 1 Statistical Analysis
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IIMCA 2 Data Structures
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IIMCA 3 Operating System & UNIX
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IIMCA 4 Data Base Management
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IIMCA 5 Advanced Programming Java
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IIMCA 6 Data Structure Lab
    --
    6
    20
    80
    100
    IIMCA 7 Java Lab
    --
    6
    20
    80
    100
    TOTAL
    700

         III SEMESTER

    Subject Code
    Subject Name
    Lecture & Tutorials Hrs/Wk
    Lab Hrs/
    Week
    Internal Assessment
    Exam Marks (Maximum)
    Total
    IIIMCA 1 Fundamentals of Algorithms
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IIIMCA 2 Software Systems
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IIIE3A Elective I
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IIIMCA 4 Object Oriented Analysis and Design
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IIIMCA 5 Theory of Computation
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IIIMCA 6 Soft Skills Practices
    --
    6
    20
    80
    100
    IIIMCA 7 Database Lab
    --
    6
    20
    80
    100
    TOTAL
    700

         IV SEMESTER

    Subject Code
    Subject Name
    Lecture & Tutorials Hrs/Wk
    Lab Hrs/
    Week
    Internal Assessment
    Exam Marks (Maximum)
    Total
    IVMCA 1 Software Engineering
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IVMCA 2 Computer Networks
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IVMCA 3 Computer Graphics
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IVE4A Elective II
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IVE5A Elective III
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    IVMCA 6 Algorithms Lab
    --
    6
    20
    80
    100
    IVMCA 7 Graphics Lab
    --
    6
    20
    80
    100
    TOTAL
    700

         V SEMESTER

    Subject Code
    Subject Name
    Lecture & Tutorials Hrs/Wk
    Lab Hrs/
    Week
    Internal Assessment
    Exam Marks (Maximum)
    Total
    VMCA 1 Human Resource Management
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    VMCA 2 Information & Network Security
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    VMCA 3 Internet technology
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    VE5A Elective IV
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    VE5B Elective V
    4
    --
    20
    80
    100
    VMCA 6 Internet Programming & UNIX Lab
    --
    6
    20
    80
    100
    VMCA 7 Software Engineering Lab
    --
    6
    20
    80
    100
    TOTAL
    700

    Duration of Exam : 3 Hours (Theory and Practical)
    Total number of hours per semester in each paper : 52 hours / semester (both theory and practical)

         IV SEMESTER
         
    Duration of the projects is six months. During the project work the students are to interact with the internal guides/ external guides.