Please give me details of MCA exams, preparation, institutes, future scope, fees etc.
The scope of an MCA is quite wide. Here are some areas and companies where you will work as an MCA graduate:
*Computer hardware design, development, and manufacturing companies like IBM, CISCO System, Hewlett Packard, Apple, etc.
*Operating and system software development companies like Microsoft, Sun, Computer Associates, CISCO Systems, Novel Netware, etc.
*Numerous Application and system software development companies as well as System Consultancy companies like Infosys, Satyam Computer Associates, HCL Infosystem, TCS, etc.
*Companies specialised in telecommunication, networking and are developing telecommunication hardware and software like Synacar etc.
*User companies like HLL, Reliance, etc. and numerous medium and small scale companies.
*Other medium and small time users such as schools, departmental stores.
Institutes offering MCA Course:
Banaras Hindu University, C.V Raman College of Engineering, Graduate School of Business and Administration, Thiagarayar School of Management,Pondicherry Engineering College, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Regional Engineering College, The Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI) , SNDT, University of Pune, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Hyderabad, College of Engineering, Department Of Computer Science & Engineering, Osmania University, Mother Teresa Women's University, Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University, IGNOU, New Delhi 110 065, Kakatiya University, Bharathidasan University, Bharathiar University, Madurai Kamaraj University, University of Madras, DAV Institute of Management, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Sinhgad Institute of Management,University of Madras, Anna University, Sharda Group of Educational Institutions, The Coordinator, UPMCAT, Motilal Nehru Regional Engg. College, M.R Dav Institute of Management Studies.
Fees depends on institute, it may vary from institute to institute. Govt. institutes charge Rs.15000 to Rs.20000/- and Private institute Start charging up to Rs.80000/-
MCA entrance examinations generally contain questions on:
Logical deductive abilities
Computer (basic knowledge only)
Numerical ability has the maximum weightage with about 60-80% questions. Depending on institution, you may expect questions on Mathematics upto class XII level or upto B. Sc. level.
It would be a good idea if you enroll yourself in a coaching class (at least by correspondence) for preparation.
You can write to:
Brilliant's Tutorials (one of the best institutes offering MCA preparatory course.)
12, Masilamani Street