2136 MCA colleges in India

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Master of Computer Applications (MCA) is a three-year professional post-graduate programme for candidates wanting to delve deeper into the world of computer application development with the help of learning a modern programming language. MCA programme is a mix of both theoretical and practical knowledge. An MCA post-graduate gets the opportunity to understand and work with the tools to develop faster applications. There are about 2134 MCA colleges in Ind

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What’s new at CUET Colleges? CUET-UG exam date has been revised. The exam is now scheduled from May 21 to Jun 2 and then on Jun 5 and Jun 6.

Master of Computer Applications (MCA) is a three-year professional post-graduate programme for candidates wanting to delve deeper into the world of computer application development with the help of learning a modern programming language. MCA programme is a mix of both theoretical and practical knowledge. An MCA post-graduate gets the opportunity to understand and work with the tools to develop faster applications. There are about 2134 MCA colleges in India which provide Full-Time MCA courses in India. Among these, 1367 are Private, 334 are Public and the rest 54 are Public Private.

MCA Colleges in India Highlights

An MCA degree endows students’ an opportunity  to work with tools meant to develop better and faster applications. Below is the table showing particulars of MCA colleges in India: 

Particulars

Parameters

No. of Colleges

2134

Fee

< INR 1 lakh: 455

INR 1-2 lakh: 577

INR 2-3 lakh: 201

INR 3-5 lakh: 103

> INR 5 lakh: 18

Top Specialisations

Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Forensic Science, Data Analytics

Admission Process

Entrance Based: APICET, MAH MCA CET, TANCET, etc.

MCA Colleges in India: Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria (might differ from college to college) to pursue MCA is as follows:

According to the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the candidates must:

  • Hold a degree in BCA/ BSc/ BCom/ BA degree with Mathematics as one of the subjects at Class 12 or graduation-level.
  • Secured minimum aggregate of 50%-60% (a CGPA above 6/10 is considered good) in Bachelors with 55% or above in Class 12.

Popular Exams Accepted by MCA Colleges in India

In India, there are various exams accepted by MCA colleges in India. Some of the popular exams are stated below:

  • MAH MCA CET: Maharashtra MCA Common Entrance Test, commonly known as MAH MCA CET is the entrance exam for admission to MCA courses offered by various government and private colleges in Maharashtra. The exam is conducted every year by the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test Cell in online mode as a Computer Based Test. MAH MCA CET exam 2023 was held on March 27. The direct link for download the answer key will be provided here once released. MAH MCA CET result 2023 is likely to be released in the last week of April.
  • TANCET: Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test, abbreviated as TANCET, is an admission test conducted to fill PG seats across courses in Tamil Nadu colleges. Anna University conducts the state-level entrance exam for various PG courses, including MTechMArch/ MPlan/ ME, MBA and MCA programmes. TANCET 2023 result will be released on April 15. 

List of Private and Public MCA Colleges in India

There are 1367 Private, 335 Public and 54 Public Private MCA colleges in India.

List of Private MCA Colleges in India

Below table showing list of private college with their total tuition fee, seats intake, entrance exams & eligibility: 

College Name

Total Tuition Fee/Seats

Entrance Exam/Eligibility

Christ University

INR 3 lakh

Seats: 120

UG with minimum 60% of the aggregate.

CU

INR 3 lakh

Seats: 240

CUCET

UG with minimum 50%-65% of the aggregate.

Amity University Noida

INR 5 lakh- INR 11 lakh

UG with minimum 50% of the aggregate.

LPU

INR 2 lakh- INR 9 lakh

Seats:

 LPU NEST

UG with minimum 60% of the aggregate.

Galgotias University

INR 2 lakh- INR 4 lakh

UG with minimum 60% of the aggregate.

Presidency College

INR 4 lakh

Seats: 180

 KMAT, Karnataka PGCET

UG with minimum 50% of the aggregate.

MIT- WPU

INR 4 lakh- INR 5 lakh

Seats: 360

MAH MCA CET, MAH CET

UG with minimum 50% of the aggregate.

List of Public MCA Colleges in India

Below table showing list of public college with their their total tuition fee, seats intake, entrance exams & eligibility: 

College Name

Total Tuition Fee/Seats

Entrance Exam/Eligibility

MCC

INR 77,000

Seats: 30

TANCET

UG with minimum 50% of the aggregate.

S.S. Jain Subodh Pg College

INR 1 lakh

Seats: 240

NMICET

UG with minimum 50% of the aggregate.

DU

INR 47,000

Seats: 61

CUET-PG

Eligibility: UG with minimum 60% of the aggregate.

NIT Trichy

INR 45,000

Seats: 115

NMICET

UG with minimum 60% of the aggregate.

Nizam College

INR 54,000

TSICET

UG with minimum 50% of the aggregate.

VJTI Mumbai

INR 30,000

Seats: 60

MAH MCA CET

UG with minimum 50% of the aggregate.

BHU

INR 31,000

Seats: 57

CUET-PG

Eligibility: UG with minimum 60% of the aggregate.

List of Public Private MCA Colleges in India

Below table showing list of public private college with their their total tuition fee, seats intake, entrance exams & eligibility: 

College Name

Total Tuition Fee/Seats

Entrance Exam/Eligibility

GNIT

INR 2 lakh

Seats: 60

WBJEE JECA

Eligibility: UG with minimum 60% of the aggregate.

Duvuru Ramanamma Women’s College

INR 52,000

Seats: 120

Entrance Exam: APICET

MCA Colleges in India: Exam Dates

Take a look of exams dates accepted by MCA colleges in India:

Exam

Date

Exam Schedule

CUCET 2023 Exam Dates- Phase 1

28 Nov '22 - 30 May '23

CUCET Schedule

CUCET 2023 Exam Dates - Phase 2

1 Jun '23 - 31 Oct '23

CUCET Schedule

MCA Colleges in India: Ownership Type

Below table shows the number of colleges owned by private, public and public private sector.

Ownership

No. of Colleges

Private

1367

Public/ Government

335

Public Private

54

Location-wise MCA Colleges in India

There are 2120 MCA colleges in India which provide Full-Time MCA courses in India. Out of which, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra has the maximum number of MCA colleges in India. Below is the table showing states having number of colleges:

States

No. of Colleges

Tamil Nadu

302

Maharashtra

233

Andhra Pradesh

197

Uttar Pradesh

192

ROI of MCA Colleges in India

The ROI can be checked by the students to determine how useful a certain course is for them. ROI explains to students the advantages of enrolling in a course in terms of the money they will earn. The ROI factor might be an excellent way to select a college or university for popular courses. This is useful when choosing between two or more colleges becomes difficult.

The best MCA colleges in India with the average annual fee and average placement package are tabulated below:

College Name

Total Tuition Fee

Average Placement Package

Christ University

INR 3 lakh

INR 5.2 LPA

CU

INR 3 lakh- INR 13 lakh

INR 6 LPA- INR 6.2 LPA

Amity University Noida

INR 5 lakh- INR 11 lakh

INR 3.43 LPA

Galgotias University

INR 2 lakh- INR 4 lakh

INR 2.75 LPA- INR 3 LPA

Presidency College

INR 4 lakh

INR 4.28 LPA

Kristu Jayanti College

INR 3 lakh

INR 6.1 LPA

MCC

INR 77,000

INR 2.76 LPA

Top Recruiters for MCA Students

Below is the list of few top companies that recruit MCA students along with their placement ratings:

College Name

Shiksha Rating

Top Recruiters

CU

4.2

Amazon, Google, Microsoft, IBM, Cognizant, Wipro, Mindtree, etc. 

Kristu Jayanti College

4.0

PWC, Deloitte, KPMG, EY,  etc. 

Christ University

3.9

Infosys, Wipro, Deloitte, EY, KPMG, and Goldman Sachs, etc. 

MCC

3.9

HCL, Cognizant, Uber, CTS, TCS, Infosys, Deloitte, etc. 

Presidency College

3.7

Cognizant, TCS, KPMG, EY, Deloitte, ANZ Bank, Goldman Sachs, Concentrix, Capgemini, etc. 

Amity University, Noida

3.6

Google, Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, Intel, Cisco, Dell, etc. 

Note: Above Statistics are based on latest data.

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 How Affordable is Studying MCA in India?

 It is estimated that studying MCA in India is affordable. Nearly, 43% of colleges have their annual fee ranging INR 1-2 lakh and some of them are Galgotias University, ITS, S. Jain Subodh Pg College, NIMS Jaipur, Subash University. Below table showing number of colleges with their annual fee:

Fee Range

No. of Colleges

< INR 1 lakh

455

INR 1-2 lakh

577

INR 2-3 lakh

201

INR 3-5 lakh

103

> INR 5 lakh

18

Specialisations offered by MCA Colleges in India

There are my specialisations offered by MCA colleges in India are Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Forensic Science, Data Analytics, SAP ERP, Computer Science Engineering, Data Visualisation, Ethical Hacking, etc. The below table showing specialisations offered by number of colleges:

Specialisations

No. of Colleges

Cyber Security

21

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

13

Forensic Science

4

Data Analytics

4

SAP ERP

2

Which are the most popular exams accepted by MCA Colleges in India?

The various exams accepted by APICET, TANCET, MAH MCA CET, Karnataka PGECT, NIMCET, CMAT, KMAT, OJEE, TSICET, etc., for admissions. Below is table showing exams accepted by number of colleges:

Exams

No. of Colleges

MAH MCA CET

217

APICET

196

TANCET

142

Karnataka PGCET

102

MCA Colleges in India: Cut Off
Below is the table showing colleges cutoff of MCA colleges in India:

Cut Off

Kristu Jayanti College Cut Off

 

CU Cutoff

MCA Colleges in India: Compare
Below is the table showing colleges compare with other MCA colleges in India:

Compare

Christ University Compare

CU Compare

LPU Compare

Galgotias University Compare

Jain (Deemed-to-be University) Compare

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FAQs

Q. What is the fees of MCA colleges in India?

A. It is estimated that studying MCA in India is affordable, 577 colleges have their annual fee ranging INR 1-2 lakh and some of them are:

  • Galgotias University
  • ITS
  • S. Jain Subodh Pg College
  • NIMS Jaipur
  • Subash University

Q. How many MCA colleges in India?

A. There are 2124 MCA colleges in India which provide Full-Time MCA courses in India. Among these 1360 are Private, 334 are Public and the rest 54 are Public Private and some of the popular MCA colleges are Galgotias University, Lovely Professional University, Presidency College, Christ University, Chandigarh University, Amity University Noida, MIT WPU and many more. Master of Computer Applications (MCA) is a two year professional post-graduate programme for candidates wanting to delve deeper into the world of computer application development with the help of learning modern programming language. The programme is a blend of both theoretical and practical knowledge.

Q. Which MCA colleges has the cheapest fee in India?

A. Around 448 of colleges have their annual fee ranging < INR 1 lakh and some of them are:

  • MCC
  • DU
  • NIT Trichy
  • Jaipur National University

Q. Which is the no. 1 MCA college in India?

A. Candidates choose college on the basis of their fee structure or placement opportunities offered. Some of the top colleges offering MCA course include top private and government colleges. There are about 2124 MCA colleges in India and no. 1 MCA colleges in India are Christ University, CU, Galgotias University, Chitkara University, NIMS Jaipur, MCC, Presidency College, Kristu Jayanti College, RVR and JC College of Engineering, Vasavi College of Engineering, JNTUA College of Engineering, Andhra University, Aditya Engineering College, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, ALC Vijaywada, and many more. 

Q. Which are the different specialisations offered by MCA colleges in India?

A. Some of the popular specialisations offered as electives in the final year. There are my specialisations offered by MCA colleges in India

  • Cyber Security
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Forensic Science,
  • Data Analytics
  • SAP ERP
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Data Visualisation
  • Ethical Hacking

Q. Which are the various exams accepted by MCA colleges in India?

A. The various exams accepted by APICET, TANCET, MAH MCA CET, Karnataka PGECT, NIMCET, CMAT, KMAT, OJEE, TSICET, etc. APICET is ticket to many colleges like Vignan's Foundation for Science and Technology, RVR and JC College of Engineering, Vasavi College of Engineering, JNTUA College of Engineering, Andhra University, Aditya Engineering College, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, ALC Vijaywada, and many more.

Q. Which are the best MCA colleges in India based on placements?

A. The best MCA colleges in India based on placements are listed below:

College Name Average Placement Package
Christ University INR 5.2 LPA
CU INR 6 LPA- INR 6.2 LPA
Amity University Noida INR 3.43 LPA
Galgotias University INR 2.75 LPA- INR 3 LPA
Presidency College INR 4.28 LPA
Kristu Jayanti College INR 6.1 LPA
MCC INR 2.76 LPA

Q. What career opportunities are associated with MCA?

A. MCA course will give students an understanding about how to develop better computer applications and software. There are a lot of career opportunities associated with MCA, and students may have great employment options in top IT firms, MNCs and top consultancy firms. Candidate with high computer skills are in high demand in the IT sector. And MCA graduates will also have many opportunities associated with the government sector. Candidates can crack interviews and get the desired profiles as per their skills and caliber. Candidates can get jobs in areas such as banking, networking, IT companies, desktop publishing, and more. Candidates can work on live projects, entry level programmer and maintaining software/application. 

Q. What is the salary of MCA in India?

A. The salary package after completing the MCA degree on average ranges from 4.5 to 6.5 lakhs per annum. The salary of a candidate also depends on work organisation and education skills. Both the private and government companies provide jobs to qualified MCA course graduates.

Q. What are some of the top recruiters for MCA in India?

A. MCA professionals include top IT based companies or multinational companies working in the field of software technology and service sector such as:

  • Amazon
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • IBM
  • Cognizant
  • Wipro
  • Mindtree
  • Microland

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