M.C.A. (Lateral) is the program offered at School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi.

Lateral - Direct Entry to 3rd Semester

Duration:TWO years, FOUR semesters 

Eligibility:

Lateral entry stream: B.C.A., B.Sc. (C.Sc.) or B.Sc. (I.T.) with Mathematics or Statistics as one of the subjects, with an aggregate of minimum 60% marks. (Admission through Entrance Test and Interview)


Curriculum

SEMESTER I SEMESTER II SEMESTER III SEMESTER IV
Web Applications Development Cryptography and Network Security Mobile Applications Development Dissertation Phase II 
Design and Analysis of Algorithms Data Mining and Applications Compiler Design  
Computer Networking and Internet Numerical Analysis & Optimization Techniques Elective – III  
Probability and Statistics Elective – 1 Elective – IV  
Advanced Databases Elective - II Lab 3  
Java Programming Research Learning & Problem Formulation Lab 4  
Lab 1 Competitive Programming Lab Dissertation Phase I  
Database and Data structures Lab Lab 2    

Electives

Elective I/II and III LAB MANAGEMENT ELECTIVE IV
Information Security   Semantic Web Technologies Data Structures and Algorithms Lab Principles of Economics and Management
Machine Learning   Cloud Computing Functional programming Lab Software Project Management
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs   Graph Theory Android Application Development Management Information Systems
Software Quality Assurance   Software Testing C# and .NET Lab Management and Organizational Behaviour
Computational Intelligence   Database Administration Database Management Systems Lab  
Bioinformatics   Digital Image Processing Linux and Shell Programming Lab  
Natural Language Processing   Business Intelligence Computer Organization and Architecture lab  
Information Retrieval   Network Management and System Administration Mean Stack Lab  
Intelligent Systems   Big Data Analytics and Visualization Python Lab  
Open-Source Systems   Modern Web Application Development using Mean Stack    
Deep Learning   Web Services and Cloud    
Distributed Computing   Internet of Things    
Wireless Communications and Networks   Computer Graphics and Visualization    
  • Electives listed above are only indicative. Actual Offering will depend on the number of students registering for the courses and availability of faculty. School Administration reserves the right to modif y the subjects / curriculum / detailed syllabus as per the topical needs or changes in trends of the academic stream or industry requirements.
  • One of the electives can be a Live-in-labs project done over a period of two semesters.
You can join this program at
Degree: 
Postgraduate (PG)
School: 
School of Arts and Sciences
Campuses: 
Kochi