Master of Computer Applications

Overview of the Programme

Master of Computer Applications

Embark on a transformative journey and harness the limitless potential of technology with our Master of Computer Application program, as we prepare you to lead the charge in shaping the future of the software world. Gain expertise in emerging technologies such as machine learning, blockchain and unlock new realms of innovation to create groundbreaking solutions that will redefine industries and revolutionize the digital landscape.

We offer a comprehensive program that equips students with the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in the dynamic field of computer applications. With our industry-driven curriculum, extensive practical learning opportunities, and strong industry collaborations, GCU stands out as the best university for MCA in Bangalore.

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Course Structure

Semester 1

Course Title

  • Java programming
  • Advanced Database management system
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Research Methodology
  • Java programming(p)
  • Advanced Database management system(p)
  • Advanced Data Structures(p)

Semester 2

Course Title

  • Python Programming
  • Software Testing and Quality Assurance
  • Cloud Computing (P)
  • Python Programming (P)
  • Software Testing and Quality Assurance (P)
  • Distributed Operating System
  • Data Mining and Business Intelligence
  • Distributed Operating System (P)
  • Data Mining and Business Intelligence (P)

Semester 4

Course Title

  • Internship
  • Dissertation

In addition to the above courses, our curriculum includes the following courses powered by Coursera and industry partners.

Semester 1

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Single Page Web Applications with AngularJS
Database Management Essentials

Semester 2

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partnerx

Cloud Computing Applications, Part 1: Cloud Systems and Infrastructure
Cloud Computing Concepts, Part 1

Semester 3

Certificate courses by University /Industry Partner

Alternative Approaches to Valuation and Investment
Cost Accounting: Decision Making

Programme Highlights

Pedagogy and Assessment

At Garden City University, we have designed our MCA degree course with a strong emphasis on active teaching methodologies to create a transformative learning environment that prepares our students to excel in the job market. Our pedagogy for the MCA program encompasses a range of dynamic approaches tailored specifically to meet the needs of aspiring computer professionals.

To enhance the learning experience, we employ immersive case study assessments that challenge MCA students to apply their knowledge and skills to real-world scenarios. These case studies foster critical thinking, problem-solving abilities, and the practical application of concepts. Through engaging mini projects, MCA students are encouraged to unleash their creativity, teamwork, and adaptability, all of which are essential traits in the field of computer applications.

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Fee Structure for the Academic Year 2024-25

Domestic / NRI Fee Structure

Programmes
MCA

Course Duration
2 years

1st Installment
INR 50,000

3 Subsequent Installments
INR 75,000

International Fee Structure

Programmes
MCA

Course Duration
2 years

1st Installment
$ 2000

3 Subsequent Instalments
(except BHM & BPT-7)
$ 1000

OTHER FEES

CAUTION DEPOSIT : Rs. 5000/- to be paid by all the  students.

(Rs. 3000/- will be refunded after successful completion of the course and Rs. 2000/- would be retained towards registration fees for life time Alumni Association Membership)

EXAMINATION FEES PER SEMESTER

PG Programs: Rs.3500/-

Programme Prospects

Three decades of legacy and strong placement initiatives have ensured that GCU Graduates are highly employable in various industries. The strong alumni base provides hand holding for a smooth transition from the classroom to the corporate world.

Job Opportunities

Career Path

After completing a Master of Computer Application (MCA) course at Garden City University, you’ll find yourself well-prepared for various exciting and in-demand career paths in the field of computer applications. Here are some of the most trending career paths that open up for MCA graduates:

Software Developer/Engineer: As a software developer or engineer, you’ll be involved in designing, coding, testing, and maintaining software applications. You may specialize in areas such as web development, mobile app development, or enterprise software development. Companies like TCS, Infosys, Wipro, HCL Technologies, and Tech Mahindra frequently recruit MCA graduates for software development roles.

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Regular recruiters on our campus include:

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply for admission to Garden City University?

Apply online through this link https://admissions.gardencity.university/ or Schedule an appointment through the link below to meet with a counselor at the admissions office.
Register and verify your email to initiate the application process.
Submit your application and pay the Rs 2000/- fee.
Receive a conditional offer letter after your application is reviewed, which outlines the conditions for acceptance.
Comply with the conditions stated in the offer letter, meeting eligibility criteria, fulfil specific requirements, complete assigned tasks, and pay the first instalment fee.
Upon meeting the conditions, receive an Enrolment Letter confirming your acceptance into the program.

Are there scholarships or finance options available for students?

Garden City University is committed to supporting students in their academic pursuits through scholarships and finance options.
For information on Scholarship please visit https://www.gardencity.university/scholarship/ or speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.
Garden City University has collaborations with Non-Banking Financial Companies(NBFCs) that offer interest-free student loans specifically for fee payments. For any assistance, please speak to our Admission Counsellor at +919019921992.

What are the co-curricular and extracurricular activities practised at GCU?

The University has a highly acclaimed and active NCC unit which organises parades and involves itself in activities at a National level. The NSS wing of the University has human care, sustainable practices, educating the downtrodden as its core activities. The NSS has adopted five villages of Bangalore in line with the vision of the Government of India’s Swachhata Abhiyan mission and being recognised among the top 65 institutions in the country making it the right candidate to be chosen for the hall of fame. The University has 35 clubs ranging from Debate to music to badminton to futsal to frisbee to chess to dance. Core teams comprising of students participate in media coverage of national and international events (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), fashion show which is a part of the fashion and apparel design school with international brands (https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/calendar-of-events/), entrepreneurship and management club, incubation club, research club, beekeeping club, catering club and so on. Being an Interdisciplinary studies University there is much emphasis on giving the student a rounded perspective of studies and activities of individual interest.

What is the teaching style at Garden City University?

Garden City University follows a combination of teaching methods, including lectures, interactive sessions, group discussions, case studies, practical demonstrations, blended learning, self-directed study, and more.

Does Garden City University facilitate internships for students?

Absolutely! Garden City University has seamlessly integrated compulsory internships into its curriculum across all programs. GCU has  established collaborations with numerous industries and organizations to offer extensive internship opportunities for our students. These internships play a pivotal role in providing practical exposure, enhancing professional skills, and fostering industry connections, thus preparing students for successful careers.

Does Garden City University provide hostel facilities?

Yes, the university provides separate hostel facilities for male and female students. To know more, please visit https://www.gardencity.university/campus-life/accommodation/

Programme Highlights

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Physio-United is the alumni startup of Garden City University. This startup focuses on connecting physiotherapist under one platform and link with the potential patients via tele-medicine concept. This startup was founded by Mr. Divaker Kumar.  GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Physio-United is given below,

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Haura is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Sciences, Department of Life Sciences. This startup focuses on providing beauty and cosmetic products focusing on aromatherapy. This startup was founded by Ms. Darathi Fatima.  GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Haura is given below,

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UAV Systems is the external startup of Garden City University. This startup focuses on manufacturing low cost commercial drones. The brand slogan of the startup is “Make drones work for India”. This startup was founded by Mr. Shivaraman. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan various aspects of startups at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by UAV System is given below,

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Woofy is the alumna startup of Garden City University. This startup focuses on providing healthy food for the pets and other pet care services. This startup was founded by Ms. Varsha. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup to secure funding after reviewing her business plan and the trial done in the market. Link of the video relating to events and activities conducted by Woofy is given below,

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Bakeluscious is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Professional Studies, Department of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology. This home-based startup focuses on crafting creative bakery and confectionary products by providing high end customization options to the customers. This startup was founded by Ms. Shivani. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Bakeluscious is given below,

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Shaahi Bawarchi is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Professional Studies, Department of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology. This startup focuses on providing authentic culinary experience to the customers visiting the restaurants. The startup also focuses on conducting customized outdoor catering events based on the special requirements of the customers. This startup was founded by Ms. Jasmeet. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Shaahi Bawarchi is given below,

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Giggle India is the under-graduate student startup from the School of Professional Studies, Department of Hospitality Management and Catering Technology. This startup focuses on providing various creative services basing the concept of Gig Economy to MSMEs to MNCs. This startup was founded by Ms. Jasneet Kaur. GCU Incubation Centre helped the startup founder to plan and launch the startup successfully at Garden City University Campus. Link of the videos relating to events and activities conducted by Giggle India is given below,