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Master of Computer Applications


This Programme is approved by University Grants Commission.

MCA is a 2 years programme. The course is divided into 4 semesters. The programme is aimed at empowering students with competencies in programming through intense practical training of the areas covered. Emphasis is laid on the application level of the areas touched during the course. Along with this, workshops, seminars, trainings, certification programmes, internships, etc helps the students to relate and be at par with the current practices followed in the industry. The School organizes skill development programmes on topics such as network configuration, which is at par with CISCO certified network associate.(Click to know the fee structure)

  • Develops an understanding of the Application of Computing and Domain Knowledge.
  • Most recent technologies included in Syllabus
  • Mini-Projects have been included to develop professional programming skills
  • Embedded grooming of professionals aimed at better placement.

MCA at our University strives to shape outstanding computer professionals with ethical and human values to reshape nation’s destiny. The training programme aims to prepare young minds for the challenging opportunities in the IT industry with a global awareness rooted in our country, nourished and supported by experts in the field.

The programme will touch base on core trending areas of research such as data structures and its implementation, web infrastructure, software engineering, Operating Systems, wireless networks & security, mobile app development, web app development, mini projects, major projects, etc. Upon completion of the programme, a MCA graduate can opt for jobs such as software programmer, software engineer, software developer, systems analyst, software application architect, software consultant, system analyst, database administrator, java developer, quality assurance engineer, etc.

Course Structure

Semester I

  • GUI Programming in Java
  • Advances in Database Managements
  • Computer Aided Optimization Techniques
  • Research Methodology
  • Lab: GUI Programming in Java
  • Lab: Database Management
  • Cyber Security

Semester II

  • Big Data Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Python Programming
  • Minor Project
  • Lab: Digital Image Processing using MATLAB
  • Lab: Python Programming
  • Software Architecture

Semester III

  • Advanced Web Programming
  • Advanced Database Management Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Advanced DBMS Mini Project
  • Advanced Web Programming Lab
  • Cloud Computing
  • e-Governance
  • Soft Skills and Personality Development

Semester IV

  • Project-Report Writing & Technical Communication
  • Project-Report Writing & Technical Communication - Practice
  • Soft Computing
  • Dissertation and Internship

The department conducts an array of knowledge dissemination programme in the form of workshops, skill development programme on topics such as network configuration, national level workshop on android application development etc. An International level conference is organised titled “Tec’afe” which witnesses submission of research papers from 43 countries. Corporate mentoring is introduced at an early stage in the programme to guide our students who are mentored under the supervision of industry experts.

Programme Prospects are as follows:

  • Analyst Programmer
  • E-Disclosure Specialist
  • Financial Software Developer
  • Information Security Consultant
  • Software Developer
  • Senior Software Engineer
  • IT Consultant
  • Post Doctoral Research Associate
  • Few have gone on to study MCA postgraduate degree.

Scholastic activities

You should have the enthusiasm for scholastic activities such as programming, gaming, IT security, Software development which shows signs of an inquisitive computational expert.

Community activities

You are expected to participate wholeheartedly in various academic and community life, making the most of the opportunities available to you.


You are encouraged to be active in varied extra-curricular activities and enjoy participation in areas such as sport, traveling, outdoor activities and community work.

Paid or voluntary work

Although we do not require applicants to have been in paid or voluntary employment, we welcome applications from those who can manifest diligence and ability to prioritise by being employed in work alongside their studies.

Fee structure for the Academic year 2021-22

Programmes Course Duration Fee Per year
B.Com (Hons) 3 years 150000

First year Second year Third year
$ 2900 $ 2500 $ 2500

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Application status Open

Duration Two year full-time

Study mode Full-time

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"Our graduates believe in Professionally Doing and Scientifically Knowing." Garden City University established under sub section (3) of Section 1 of Garden City University Act, 2013 (Karnataka Act No. 47 of 2013).

The admissions desk here at Garden City University, maintains a pragmatic approach towards prospective students. Our focus is not on quantity of students rather; it’s their willingness to align themselves with our values and belief systems, while maintaining very clear-cut academic standards. The process of applying to the best programmes offered at GCU, is facilitated in an organized and effortless manner by our admissions team, who are always willing to assist you with your queries.

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The legacy of Garden City University comes from the Garden City Group of Institutions established in 1992 and proud of its 45000+ strong Alumni spread across the globe.

The Garden City Group of Institutions has been a home for students from 81 nations to this day and the family is growing...

Please note: The above data need not be misread as that of Garden City University which commenced its operations in 2017; however GCU is a part of the Garden City Group of Institutions established in 1992.

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