Master of Computer Applications (MCA) is a post graduation course in which students have to study for three years. Any graduates who have finished their graduation in any computer application course such as bachelor in computer application can join MCA. The fundamentals of MCA are software applications and software development. The three years program includes theoretical learning and practical learning to develop the knowledge of students in computer applications. MCA graduates have to deal with software.
There are many options for MCA graduates for higher studies. Master of Computer Application itself is a post graduation course, but there are students who like to improve their skills and knowledge by doing some other courses after MCA. The main aim for doing so is to keep them updated with the new knowledge, application and new trends.
A course of MCA will provide the students with lot of opportunities in various industries, especially in the information technology and software development. Some of the Jobs opportunities where these graduates can excel are System Analyst, System manager, Trouble-shooter, Software Engineer, Software Application Architect, Internet Expert, Software Programmer, Software Tester, Consultant etc.
Today the government sector is offering many occasions for people all over India to prove them and get a job in public sector companies. There is a large requirement of MCA graduates in many Maharatna as well as Minirathna companies in India. There are also many vacancies in other small companies in the country. The government is planning to recruit students from various colleges for different companies, research institutions and universities all over India. The ministry of information technology in India is promoting hiring of MCA graduates.MCA is a very good course with very good opportunities in government and private sector companies in India and as well as foreign countries with high salary and reputation.