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IGNOU MCA Course ,Eligibility Criteria, Duration & More

Hello friends, do you want to know the syllabus of IGNOU MCA? And if you want to know in detail about IGNOU’s MCA Program, then read this post till the end. After reading this post completely, you will know a lot about this course. If students want to know  IGNOU MCA Course, we are providing information regarding  IGNOU MCA Course.

Eligibility for IGNOU MCA Programme

To take admission in this program, you must have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher degree, only then you will be able to take admission in it. You also need Maths as one of the subject at 10 + 2 level or graduation level at least, Else you will have to pursue a BCS – 012 course that is taught along with ignou MCA in case you don’t have mathematics in graduation or at school level.

Medium of IGNOU MCA Programme

This program is made available to you in one language ​​which is  English.

Duration of IGNOU MCA Programme

To complete this course, you are given minimum 2 years and maximum 4 years, you will have to pass all your subjects in the same period.


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The total fees of IGNOU MCA programme/Course is ₹ 48000/- for all 4 Semesters. However the total fees per semester of IGNOU MCA Programme is ₹ 12000 per Semester.

If you are non-maths students, You have to pay an additional fee of Rs. 1,400 for BCS-012 course.

IGNOU MCA Subjects

First Semester

CourseCode Course Name Credits
 MCS-211  Design and Analysis of Algorithms  4
 MCS-212  Discrete Mathematics  4
 MCS-213  Software Engineering  4
 MCS-214  Professional Skills and Ethics  2
 MCS-215  Security and Cyber Laws  2
 MCSL-216  DAA and Web Design Lab  2
 MCSL-217  Software Engineering Lab  2

Second Semester

CourseCode Course Name Credits
 MCS-218  Data Communication and Computer Networks  4
 MCS-219  Object Oriented Analysis and Design  4
 MCS-220  Web Technologies  4
 MCS-221  Data Warehousing and Data Mining  4
 MCSL-222  OOAD and Web Technologies Lab  2
 MCSL-223  Computer Networks and Data Mining Lab  2

Third Semester

CourseCode Course Name Credits
 MCS-224  Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning  4
 MCS-225  Accountancy and Financial Management  4
 MCS-226  Data Science and Big Data  4
 MCS-227  Cloud Computing and IoT  4
 MCSL-228  AI and Machine Learning Lab  2
 MCSL-229  Cloud and Data Science Lab  2

Fourth Semester

CourseCode Course Name Credits
 MCS-230  Digital Image Processing and Computer Vision  4
 MCS-231  Mobile Computing  4
 MCSP-232  Project (MCA_New)  12


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Now I hope that you have got a lot of information about IGNOU’s MCA Program and you will have learned a lot about this course.

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  1. Priya Sharma

    The content here provided is so accurate and is going to help a lot of students. MCA is a postgraduate course that trains students in the various aspects of computer programs, application software, computer architecture, operating systems.

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