Higher Studies options after MCA


Master of Computer Application (MCA) degree will make a candidate well versed in computer applications and programming. The course mainly focuses on the soft ware field. Master of Computer Application is a three year program where the candidates gain deep knowledge in theoretical aspects of computer and are trained in developing computer soft ware.

After the completion of the course the students will be equipped to meet the software requirements by developing new soft ware and by working on the existing ones. Normally students with strong base in computer or those with a bachelor’s degree in computer choose Master of Computer Application for their post graduation. The students seeking admission have to attain a certain percentage of marks and also need to pass the common entrance test.

Higher study options after MCA

After successfully completing the master’s degree in computer application, the candidate can choose his own area of interest. Usually the students will opt for a career in the software industry after the course. Those with strong determination and goals will choose Doctoral or fellowship programs or certificate courses. Further learning will help them to understand latest progress in the software field and enable them to gain more knowledge about the available techniques. After MCA a candidate can go for long term courses like

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Technology
  • PhD

Another option available for the MCA students after these courses are short term certificate courses like

  • Software Testing
  • Hardware
  • Networking
  • Database

Short Term Courses for MCA Graduates

There is not much job oriented course after MCA as the students after their course directly enter into the software field .Short term courses like ASP.Net, J2EE, Data warehousing, and PHP will be added as an advantage during the course of their career. Organizations like NIIT, DOEACC etc provide some job oriented courses.

Career Opportunities after MCA Higher Studies

The job opportunities of the MCA students are increasing every day because of the developments in the IT field. The pay packages for the IT professional attract more and more candidates to this field .Those with higher degree in MCA are often in demand for the famous multi national companies like Tata Consultancy Services, Cognizant Technology Solutions , Infosys , Wipro, Google , IBM , Yahoo , Aricent etc.

There are numerous opportunities available for the MCA graduates in the government sector but the pay as compared to the private sector will be comparatively low.



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9 Responses to “Higher Studies options after MCA”

  1. 9

    i am studying mca final year next i want to selectthe best studying option

  2. 8

    i am mca a final year student,tel about how get a good job in this field,tel about small instrution about getting good job

  3. 7
    Dibakar Saha:

    Sir i am completing B.C.A in IGNOU with 60% marks what is best option for me?

  4. 6
    mohan pandey:

    hello frndz ,

    pls help me what shall i do after mca ,as i want to go abroad for studies but i am not able to decide which course will help me in my mca pls give me ur best suggestion

    best regards
    mohan pandey

  5. 5

    i want to getting a job after i complete mca so in which subjector languages can i improve?

  6. 4

    hello after mca how many years ms in usa.and give information to my mail ,full details can be send to my mail fee,k etc.

  7. 3
    Dibyendu Barik:

    What should i do after mca?

  8. 2

    i want to know what is the last date of b.ed form.

  9. 1

    what to do after msc .cs