Department of Master of Computer Application

Department of Master of Computer Application

    Course Duration
    2 years
    Course Code


  • Student must pass BCA/Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or Equivalent degree or B.Sc./B.Com/B.A with mathematics at 10 + 2 level or at Graduation level (with additional bridge courses as per the norms of the concerned University)
  • Obtained at least 50% marks for open category (45% marks in care of reserved category) & MAH- CET examination compulsory.


100% scholarship for SC, ST, VJ-NT and 50% for OBC and EBC category

MCA Facilities:

  • 100% placement for students.
  • Compulsory Certification in any Domain.
  • Highly equipped Laboratories.
  • Industry Interface / Industrial Visits.
  • Guest Lectures/ Seminar/ Academia
  • High-Tech library and e-journals
  • Highly qualified Staff.
  • Wifi enabled campus.

Department Information

The Department of MCA was established in 2011-12 with affiliation to Shivaji University, recognized by Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra State & AICTE, and New Delhi with an initial intake of 60 students for PG Programme. We are running Two Year Master programmes in Computer Application. The Department has well qualified and experienced faculty members and technically competent supporting staff.

Fundamentals of Computer Applications, Database Management System, Object Oriented Programming Concepts, Introduction to Python, Operating System are few of the courses that are been taught in First Year of MCA Programme. Second Year is designed for the specialization approach and advancing the core concepts Like Advanced Java, Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud and Big Data Computing thus improving the Student’s Knowledge.

2 Months Summer Internship Programme and Certification Courses in PHP, Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence helps Students in becoming Industry Ready.

In the last Semester of MCA Course, after gaining insights from Industry and knowing the industry requirement Skill Development and Brain storming sessions are conducted for Students. By the end of the Semester Students are ready for placements. The continuous evaluation and pre-placement sessions help students adapt new technologies, learn Leaderships skills, Managerial skills and problem solving techniques.

Overview of MCA

Information Technology is growing rapidly. Increasing applications of computers in almost all areas of human endeavor has led to a vibrant industry with concurrent rapid change in technology. Thus the challenge in designing a curriculum is to identify the areas of core competence which is reasonably stable and provide sufficient number of electives and laboratories to accommodate changes. Thus the suggested curriculum has a strong laboratory and project orientation in which the use of new tools will be emphasized. Most courses will have an associated laboratory and it is expected that they will be equipped with the latest software tools.

MCA Full Form is Master of Computer Application. MCA is a postgraduate course that trains the students in the various aspects of computer programs, application software, computer architecture, operating systems and many more. MCA Course duration is 2 years.

The MCA admission is done on the basis of merit or entrance examination. The minimum MCA course eligibility criteria is a Bachelor's degree in computer application- BCA, or in any related field with mathematics as a compulsory subject in Class 12. The top MCA colleges in India prefer to admit students on the basis of scores from entrance exams.

  • MCA (Masters of Computer Application) is a two years duration course designed by Shivaji University Kolhapur.
  • This course is designed for aspirants who want to excel in the world of technology
  • Master of Computer Application is thriving with endless opportunities in both the private and public sectors.
  • MCA candidates can expect to get hired by the world of best MNC’s and IT companies such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, etc.

Top Industries hiring professionals with MCA skills

1. Project and program management

2. Customer services

3. Sales and business development

4. Engineering-Hardware and software

5. IT and information security

6. Consulting

7. Teaching and training

8. Quality assurance

9. Product management

10. Content, editorial, and Journalism

Strength of Department

In MCA Department 180 intake is sanctioned and Affiliated by Shivaji University so total number of students in department including all two years are 155.

FACULTY OF MCA A.Y. 2023-2024

Class Intake Admitted Seats
MCA-I 180 96
MCA-II 60 59

Strength of Department:

  • Organizing Campus drives for student’s internship as well as for Placements.
  • Highly equipped Laboratories.
  • Wifi enabled campus.
  • Conductions of Guest Lectures/ Seminar/ Academia.
  • High-Tech library and E-journals.
  • Highly qualified Staff.
  • One to one evaluation of the students based on their performance in Internal and external examination.
  • Industry Interface / Industrial Visits.
  • Providing different certification courses like Python, Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Java and Cyber security.