Master of Computer Applications


Program Description

The very fact that industries in India and abroad have been placing the MCA students on regular basis is a proof of the quality of the course and the students.

It is the only department which gives the opportunity to both students completing BCA and also to the non-computer science graduates. It encourages students to be able to choose an education line which will eventually allow them to choose a career which students pursuing B.Tech & M.Tech in Computer Science or Information Technology. Students doing MCA from our institution will eventually become good programrs as other Computer Engineers if they put in extra effort during their tenure of Education.

The course is designed to meet the skill requirement of any IT or Application related organization. It is an extremely balanced course with a lot of emphases laid on planning, designing & building of complex commercial application software & system software and equal importance given to functional knowledge in various areas.

Career Options

  • Applications Developer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • System Software Developer
  • Database Programmer/Designer
  • Computer Animation Expert
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Computer Science - Lecturer
  • Information Security Specialist

Career Path

Career Path 1: Designing & Implementing System Software

It can be done exclusively by Computer Science graduates with good I.Q. and conceptual knowledge of each subject studied.

A passion for working with the low level & high-level languages and aptitude to use new Modeling Language tools can help achieve the aim. One can work for companies such as Microsoft, HP, Aricent etc.

Career Path 2: Devising New Ways to Use Computers

This refers to innovation in the application of computer technology. A career path in this area can involve advanced graduate work, followed by a position in a research University or Industrial research and development laboratory. It can involve entrepreneurial activity such as was evident during the dot-com boom of the 1990s or it can involve a combination of the two.

Career Path 3: Developing Effective Ways to Solve Computing Problems

This refers to the application or development of computer science theory and knowledge of algorithms to ensure the best possible solutions for computationally intensive problems. As a practical matter, a career path in the development of new computer science theory typically requires graduate work to the Ph.D. level, followed by a position in a research or an industrial research and development laboratory.


Corporates such as TCS, Wipro, Infosys, Satyam, L & T Infotech, HCL visit the University campus every year and recruit students from 3rd & 4th Year in large numbers. The University has developed special modules to prepare the students to appear for written examinations given by these companies. These modules are handled by its own senior faculty members. The University has hired private enterprises who deal in Personality Development and prepares young students for Group Discussions.

The industry offers packages ranging from 3.0 to 4.5 Lacs per annum. In about 3 to 4 years, the earnings of these youngsters get doubled. For those trained in niche areas of software development such as ERP, VLSI & chip design or in MNCs of repute, the offering from industry is Rs. 4 to 8 Lacs per annum at entry level. Almost 50% of the demand is from the Banking, Finance, Securities, Investment, and Insurance sector.

Last updated January 2018

About the School

Sharda University is established through UP State Act in 2009 and approved by University Grants Commission of India (UGC). It is situated in Greater Noida, Delhi NCR, 27 km from New Delhi, spread over ... Read More

Sharda University is established through UP State Act in 2009 and approved by University Grants Commission of India (UGC). It is situated in Greater Noida, Delhi NCR, 27 km from New Delhi, spread over 63 acres new, full Wi-Fi, campus. Sharda University offering internationally recognised degree approved by UGC, Govt.of India. Sharda University provides 180+ courses in different streams like Engineering, Management, Law, Nursing, Medical, Arts, Architecture, Media Studies, Languages, etc. Read less
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