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Program Overview

Prepare for a career in MCA

MCA program focuses on imparting the essential skills to the students for a successful career in the IT domain and research. Duration of this course is two years (4 semesters). The curriculum is designed by academicians and experts from industry. It includes a spectrum of courses that gives theoretical knowledge and practical exposure to the courses which are the need of the hour. Program equips the students with sound academic base from which an advanced career in computer applications can be attained. The program content is updated every 2 years to keep pace with the Industry. There are two projects, one minor project followed by a major project and dissertation in the final semester. In this phase, each student works on a research problem, and publishes a research paper based on their observations/findings. Each semester has lab courses where the students have to do compulsory lab assignments for a minimum of 6 hours per week. Students are free to select the electives offered under the choice-based credit system.

The program also prepares the student with the required knowledge to do Competitive Programming and work in IT field across the globe. Under the credit system student has to earn the required number of credits as demanded by the curriculum. Besides, they are enriched with knowledge beyond the curriculum through various value added courses, certificate courses, seminars, workshops, industrial visits etc.

Placements and Opportunities

Graduates of this program are offered competitive compensation packages and placement in reputable international corporations. Students who want to pursue research in computer science and related fields can do so with the help of the curriculum, which also gives them a solid foundation. The program provides students wishing to pursue higher education in India and abroad with a solid knowledge background.

Important Note

Last Date to Submit Application (Mysuru Campus) : August 30, 2023

Terms and Conditions for Award and Renewal of Scholarship Fees

Scholarship Fees, i.e. Slabs 1 to 3 is allotted for the Academic Year 2023-2024 ONLY. Renewal of Scholarship Fees for subsequent years is subject to meeting the following conditions:

  1. Consistent Academic performance by securing a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 
    1. 8.0 and above in the case of Scholarship Slab 1 at the end of each academic year
    2. 7.5 and above in the case of Scholarship Slab 2 at the end of each academic year
    3. 7.0 and above in the case of Scholarship Slab 3 at the end of each academic year
  2. No disciplinary action during the period of study in the University.
  3. Clearing each semester without any arrear

Failing to meet the aforesaid conditions 1,2 and 3, the candidate will be required to pay higher fees in the subsequent years. 

Curriculum

Semester I
Code Title L T P Credit
22CSA504 Object-Oriented Programming Using Java 3 0 1 4
22MAT533 Mathematical Foundations for Computer Applications 3 1 0 4
22CSA505 Data Structures 3 0 1 4
22CSA506 Advanced DBMS 3 0 1 4
  Professional Elective I 3/3 1/0 0/1 4
  Elective I 3 0 0 3
22AVP103 Mastery Over Mind 1 0 2 2
22ADM501 Glimpses of Indian Culture 2 0 0 P/F
  Total   25
Semester II
Code Title L T P Credit
22CSA513 Design and Analysis of Algorithms 3 1 0 4
22CSA514 Software Engineering and Design Patterns 3 1 0 4
22CSA580 Problem Formulation and Research Tools 0 0 1 1
  Professional Elective II 3 0 1/3 1 0     4
  Professional Elective III 3 0 1 4
  Elective II 3 0 0 3
  Elective III 3 0 0 3
  Open Lab I 0 0 1 1
  Total       24
Semester III
Code Title L T P Credit
  Professional Elective IV 3 0 1/3 1 0 4
  Professional Elective V  3 0 1 0 1 4
  Elective IV 3 0 0 0 0 3
  Open Lab II 0 0 1 0 1 1
  Open Lab III 0 0 1 0 1 1
22CSA698 Dissertation Phase I       6
  Total       19
Semester IV
Code Title L T P Credit
22CSA699 Dissertation Phase II       12
  Total       12
  Total Credits       80
Pre-Requisite Courses
Sl. No Title
1 Python Programming
2 C Programming
3 SQL Basics

* These courses can be for a duration of 10-15 days.

Professional Electives
Code Title L T P Credit
AI & DS Stream
22CSA532 Data Modelling and Visualization 3 0 1 4
22CSA533 Exploratory Data Analysis 3 0 1 4
22CSA534 Machine Learning 3 0 1 4
22CSA535 Data Mining and Applications 3 0 1 4
22CSA536 Big Data Analytics 3 0 1 4
22CSA537 Natural Language Processing 3 0 1 4
22CSA538 Computer Vision 3 0 1 4
Cyber SecurityY Stream
22CSA541 Fundamentals of Cryptography 3 0 1 4
22CSA542 System Security 3 0 1 4
22CSA543 Web Application Security 3 0 1 4
22CSA544 Network Security 3 0 1 4
22CSA545 VAPT (Vulnerability and Penetration Testing) 3 0 1 4
General Stream
22CSA551 Complex Network Analysis 3 0 1 4
22CSA552 Connected Internet of Things Devices 3 0 1 4
22CSA553 IoT and Cloud Computing 3 0 1 4
22CSA554 Semantic Web Technologies  3 0 1 4
22CSA555 Computer Graphics and Visualization  3 0 1 4
22CSA556 DevOps 3 0 1 4
22CSA557 Digital Image Processing 3 0 1 4
22CSA558 Advanced Computer Networks 3 0 1 4
22CSA559 Advanced Web Technologies and Mean Stack 3 0 1 4
22CSA560 Mobile Application Development 3 0 1 4
22CSA561 Multivariate Statistics 3 1 0 4
22CSA562 Fourier Transformation 3 1 0 4
22CSA563 Graph Theory and Combinatorics 3 1 0 4
22CSA564 Operations Research and Optimization 3 1 0 4
Electives
Code Title L T P Credit
General Stream
22CSA631 Compiler Design 3 0 0 3
22CSA632 Advanced Operating Systems 3 0 0 3
22CSA633 Software Testing 3 0 0 3
22CSA634 Theory of Computation 3 0 0 3
22CSA635 Enterprise Resource Planning Management  3 0 0 3
22CSA636 Open-Source Systems  3 0 0 3
22CSA637 Parallel and Distributed Computing 3 0 0 3
22CSA638 Automation and Robotics 3 0 0 3
22CSA639 Software Defined Networks 3 0 0 3
22CSA640 Embedded Systems  3 0 0 3
22CSA641 Robotic Operating System 3 0 0 3
22CSA642 Software Quality Assurance  3 0 0 3
22CSA643 Web Services 3 0 0 3
AI & DS Stream
22CSA644 Deep Learning 3 0 0 3
22CSA645 Linear Algebra and Applications 3 0 0 3
22CSA646 Artificial Intelligence 3 0 0 3
22CSA647 Database Administration  3 0 0 3
22CSA648 Time Series Analysis 3 0 0 3
22CSA649 Information Retrieval 3 0 0 3
22CSA650 Information Science and Ethics 3 0 0 3
22CSA651 Pattern Recognition 3 0 0 3
22CSA652 Recommendation Systems 3 0 0 3
22CSA653 Web Mining 3 0 0 3
22CSA654 Business Analytics and Visualization 3 0 0 3
22CSA655 Computational Intelligence  3 0 0 3
Cyber Security Stream
22CSA661 Essentials of Cyber security 3 0 0 3
22CSA662 Malware Analysis 3 0 0 3
22CSA663 Blockchain and decentralized applications 3 0 0 3
22CSA664 Fundamentals of cyber security operations 3 0 0 3
22CSA665 Cloud and Infrastructure security 3 0 0 3
22CSA666 Cybersecurity Governance, Risk and Compliance 3 0 0 3
22CSA667 Cyber Security Law 3 0 0 3
22CSA668 Machine learning and artificial Intelligence in Cyber security 3 0 0 3
22CSA669 Mobile Security and Defense 3 0 0 3
22CSA670 Cyber Forensics 3 0 0 3
22CSA671 Security Architecture for Databases and Applications 3 0 0 3
Open Labs
Code Title L T P Credit
22CSA581 Python Scripting for Security 0 0 1 1
22CSA582 Ethical Hacking 0 0 1 1
22CSA583 Python Programming 0 0 1 1
22CSA584 C#.Net 0 0 1 1
22CSA585 Android Programming 0 0 1 1
22CSA586 UI/ UX design 0 0 1 1
22CSA587 Linux Programming 0 0 1 1
22CSA588 Competitive programming 0 0 1 1
22CSA589 Edge computing 0 0 1 1
22CSA681 R programming 0 0 1 1
22CSA682 MATLAB Programming 0 0 1 1
22CSA683 High-Performance computing 0 0 1 1
22CSA684 Cyber Security 0 0 1 1
22CSA685 Algorithms Lab 0 0 1 1
22CSA686 Deep Learning Lab 0 0 1 1
22CSA687 SQLite 0 0 1 1
Eligibility

Admission

Duration of the Course – 2 Years

How to Apply

Registration for admission 2023 is fully online. Candidates are required to have their recent photograph, online payment credentials, etc. to be ready to complete the online application process.

Application fee of Rs. 750/-

The NRI applicants please email to nriadmission@amrita.edu and not be applied through the website.

Proceed to Apply Online

Management Quota option in Amrita Online Application Portal (AOAP)

‘Candidates can also submit the option in Step 2 of the application process, in case if they wish to be considered under management quota.

Fee Structure (Semester Wise)

Kochi
Fee Structure (Semester Wise)
  • Regular Fees: Rs. 53,900
  • Caution Deposit: Rs. 3000
Scholarship Fees
  • Slab 1 – Rs. 26,950
  • Slab 2 – Rs. 32,340
Mysuru

School Fee Structure for 2023 – 24 (For New Admissions)

Tuition Fee (Semester wise) 57,500
Caution Deposit (One time) 3,000
Total (₹) 60,500

Scholarship Available. For details contact our Admission team.

Hostel Fee Structure 2023 – 24 (For New Admissions)

Hostel Fee
Caution Deposit (One Time) 3,000
Hostel Fee 36,000
Mess Fee 36,000
Total (₹) 75,000

*Note: Hostel fee will be high, if only two students are accomadated in a room

* Refund policy

  • GST will be applicable on Admission withdrawals
  • No refund of hostel fee
  • Above fee DOES NOT include expenses for food, travel, accommodation for Field and Study Trips, participation in events and conferences, programmes / competitions, Internships, Portfolio Presentation and Printing booklet, Special Internship, Placement Trips, Projects / Dissertation, excursion, etc. subject to change whenever required.

Additional School Fee

Examination fee (Rs.1800/sem) 3,600
One-time Convocation Fee to be paid in the final year of the Degree Program 3,500

Included in the Fee

  1. Two sets of Uniform for All UG Students
  2. Blazer set for BBA, B.Com. and B.Com.(Tax) programme students
  3. Blazer (Coat Only) for BCA, BCA DS programme students
  4. IEEE membership fee Rs. 2,000/- for MCA programme
Eligibility

Eligibility Norm 1:
Candidates who have passed BE or BTech are eligible for MCA admission.
Eligibility Norm 2:
Candidates who have passed BSc in Computer Science/ BCA is also eligible for admission.

Eligibility Norm 3:
Candidates who have passed BSc with Mathematics as one of the subjects are eligible for admission

Eligibility Norm 4:
Candidates who have passed BA/ BSc/ BCom/ any other degree with Mathematics as one of the subjects in Class 12th are eligible for admission in MCA course.

Facilities at a glance

  • Central Library
  • Hostel Accommodation
  • Sports Facilities
  • Banking Facilities
  • Transport
  • Medical Services
  • Canteen
  • General Store
  • CISCO
  • ICTS
  • Reprographic Facility
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Contact Us

Kochi Campus

Admission Coordinator

Phone:
‎+91 8304004400,
+91 04842802000

E-Mail :
admissions.asaskochi@amrita.edu

Mysuru Campus

Admission Convenor
Mobile: +91 9945531123
Email: admissions@my.amrita.edu

Admission Team
Phone: +(0821) – 2548600
Mobile : +91 8792911234 +91 8951311234 +91 8296230123 +91 8296220123
Email: mysuruadmissions@amrita.edu

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