The Indira Gandhi National Open University provides Distance Education in the MCA. The duration of the course is minimum 3 years and maximum 6 years.
The applicants need to have Bachelors of Computer Applications / Information Technology / Information Science from any recognized or deemed university. Non-computer Science like B.Tech, M.Sc. or other graduates like applicants is requisite to complete the CIC in tandem with the MCA’s 1st semester
The non-computer science M.Sc/B.Tech or other graduates like the applicants are necessary for pursuing the CIC along with MCA’s 1st semester
Graduation with the PGDCA from any recognized or deemed university or equivalent of not under one year through the State Board of Technical Education or equivalent established by Central or State Government.
IGNOU MCA for Non-Computer Science Graduates:
Various students from non-Computer Science-core streams (generally streams that does not have Computer Science as a paper through out the course but have Computer Science as a paper during a Semester / Year. Courses such as Arts (B.Com/B.A) with Computer Science come under this category) often ask about how to get admission for IGNOU MCA Program. IGNOU, through its Schematic Presentation of SOCIS Programmes that can be downloaded from IGNOU Website (generally given in the last few pages of the IGNOU Prospectus / MCA Program booklet) clarifies as follows:
Students with Maths at 10+2 Level and having done Bachelor in Computer Science/Applications/Information Sciences/Information Technology/PGDCA from a recognized/deemed University can take MCA Ist Semester directly.
Students with out Maths at 10+2 Level and having done Bachelor in Computer Science/Applications/Information Sciences/Information Technology/PGDCA from a recognized/deemed University should take CS60 along with MCA Ist Semester.
Students with Maths at 10+2 Level and having done other Graduation courses/B.Tech/M.Sc. in Non-Computers stream (including but not limited to Bcom with Computer Science) should take CIC along with MCA Ist Semester (Students are required to do CIC concurrently with MCA first semester and should successfully complete it before registering for the 5th semester of MCA)
Students with out Maths at 10+2 Level and having done other Graduation courses/B.Tech/M.Sc. in Non-Computers stream (including but not limited to Bcom with Computer Science) should take CIC, CS60 along with MCA Ist Semester (Students are required to do CIC concurrently with MCA first semester and should successfully complete it before registering for the 5th semester of MCA).
Please contact your nearest IGNOU Regional Center / Study Center for a complete clarification regarding the admission process before you take admission.
The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) wide its letter F No. AICTE/Academic/MOU-DEC/2005 dt. May 13, 2005 has specified that the Master of Computer Applications (MCA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) are recognized by AICTE.
Min age as on 1st Jan. of the Academic Year
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Information about the courses provided here is partial and should not be treated as comprehensive. i.e The institution would be offering other course than those mentioned here. Students are advised to check with the intitution for the latest information in regard to the course.
Indicative Fee Details
Rs. 6,700/- per semester + Rs. 800/- for CS-60 for non-Maths students and Rs. 3300/- for CIC
IGNOU has discontinued the Lateral Entry Scheme for MCA. Please read the last released MCA Lateral Entry Notification