Master of Computer Application in Nepal

Master of Computer Application in Nepal

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Purnima ThapaFri Dec 10 2021

Are you looking forward to pursuing a career in Software Development or Information Technology? If yes,  then choosing to study Master of Computer Application might be the right choice. 

Master of Computer Application in Nepal has been introduced by Purbanchal University.  Master of Computer Application (MCA) is a two-year program designed to impart both theoretical and practical knowledge to fulfil the demand of qualified professionals in the IT field. 

Once you graduate with an MCA degree, you will be employed in IT companies. MCA graduates can work in an IT company as a system developer and various other roles such as Software Programmer, Software Engineer, Software Developer, Systems Analyst, Software Application Architect, Software Consultant.  

Career opportunities are also available in government sectors in open competition. Besides this, they can find better roles in private and NGO/INGOs to fulfil the demand of IT specialists, computer professionals or and IT professionals. 

Eligibility Criteria for Master of Computer Application (MCA)

  • You must have a minimum of 45% or 2.0 CGPA in BCA, BIT, B.Sc. Computer Science, BIM, BBIS, BCIS, or any IT-related program or university-approved PGDCA course. 
  • You must appear and pass the written test conducted by Purbanchal University. 

MCA Entrance Explanation in Nepal

Purbanchal University, Institute of Science and Technology, Biratnagar holds the entrance examination for the MCA program. 

You must pass the entrance examination conducted by Purbanchal University to secure your admission to Purbanchal University affiliated and constituent colleges/campuses. 

Colleges Offering MCA under the Faculty of Institute of Science and Technology, Purbanchal University 

  1. Kantipur City College (Private College)
  2. School of Engineering and Technology, Purbanchal University (Constituent Campus)   

The cost of the Studying MCA program at Kantipur City College is NPR 4,60,000 and the total allocated seats are 30. 

Curricular Structure for MCA at Kantipur City College (KCC)

Year:I                                                                   Semester: I

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MCA101

Discrete Structures

3

MCA102

Software Engineering

3

MCA103

Operating System

3

MCA104

Advance Database Management System

3

MCA105

Organizational    Behavior and Information Resource Management

4

 

Total

16

Year:I                                                               Semester: II

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MCA151

Research Methodology

3

MCA152

Visual Programming Language and .Net

3

MCA153

Cloud Computing

3

MCA154

Information Security and Ethics

3

MCA1**

Specialization 1

3

MCA1**

Specialization 2

3

 

Total

18

Year:II                                                                Semester: I

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MCA201

Optimization Technique

3

MCA202

Data Warehousing and Data Mining

3

MCA202

Digital Marketing and Marketing Management

3

MCA1**

Specialization 3

3

MCA1**

Specialization 4

3

 

Total

18

Year:II                                                     Semester: II

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

MCA251

Thesis

10

 

Total

10

Concentration/Specialization Areas at KCC 

Specialization area courses have been designed in four major areas for in-depth knowledge in the area. Students develop specialized expertise in the specialization area.

Students are required to take four specialization courses from the selected area, two courses each in the second and third semester of the MCA program.

Specialization areas are Information System Management, Networking and Cloud Computing, E-Commerce and Web Application Development, and Artificial Intelligence and Business Analytics.

Courses for specialization should be chosen from one of the following four areas of specialization. The same area of specialization should be followed for choosing courses for specialization in the subsequent semesters.

Career after Master of Computer Application in Nepal

As per the salary explorer website, a person working as a Software Engineer in Nepal usually earns around Rs. 75,900 per month. Salary ranges from Rs. 40,200 (lowest) to Rs. 115,000 (highest). 

These are some job profiles for MCA graduates in Nepal. 

  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Project Leader
  • Project Manager
  • System Analyst 
  • System Manager 
  • Hardware Engineer 
  • Web Designer/Developer 

Scholarship Offered by Purbanchal University 

As of 2075, Purbanchal University provides 10 % scholarship (5% to high performing students and 5% to reserved quota). 

Students should visit their colleges of choice and fill the scholarship application form along with their educational certificates and submit it to the respective institutions to be eligible for the scholarship entrance examination. 

Check this site to know more about the updates regarding admission in the MCA program and scholarship. 

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