What to do after MCA?


MCA is a post graduate programme offered by many universities in the country. It deals with the computer application concepts. The course is getting popularity among the BCA graduates and also graduates specialized in other streams. The course primarily focuses in the development of applicable software in various fields. It is a computer science degree that also aims in providing the aspirants with deep knowledge and background in theoretical and practical oriented course that deals with the development of modern computer software.

A Masters course in computer application makes the students to become a quality professional in the field of software. They are trained in various core subjects in this field to meet the various requirements of the software industries.

Higher Studies Options after MCA

According to the candidates’ interest and career goals, they can pursue the higher studies after MCA. There are many options ranging from Doctoral and fellowship programmes to short term or certificate courses. Pursuing higher studies will help the candidates to improve their knowledge about the technologies available in the computer application field and they can be up to date with fast growing modern techniques.

Some of the higher degree options after MCA are

  • M.Tech
  • MBA
  • Ph.D

Other than these they can also join for the short term or certificate courses which are available in various fields like

  • Software
  • Testing
  • Hardware
  • Networking
  • Database

Job Opportunities for MCA Graduates

The job opportunities for MCA graduates are plenty nowadays. The demand for the computer science students are increasing in India and in abroad also. These graduates can find jobs in many reputed private firms as well as in government sectors. Some of the areas where they can look for jobs include:

  • Database Management
  • Design Support and Data Communications.
  • E-Commerce
  • Embedded Technologies
  • Networking
  • Security and Surveillance Companies
  • Software Development Companies
  • System Maintenance
  • Technical Support

These graduates can perform in various roles in these fields such as

  • Software tester
  • Software Engineer
  • Software analyst
  • Trainee programmer
  • Software administrator
  • Lecturers
  • They can get into various lucrative management jobs, if they have a degree in MBA.

Short Term Courses for MCA Graduates

There are not many job oriented certificate courses offered for the MCA graduates. They can pursue short term courses in computer programming languages like ASP.Net, J2EE, PHP, Data warehousing, etc. Some other job oriented courses are offered by DOEACC or NIIT.



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6 Responses to “What to do after MCA?”

  1. 6
    Tarun sharma:

    I am doing mca and i am very confused what job i to do after MCA course . Please tell me that job through i can clear my logics and concepts during training .

  2. 5

    what to do after mba to get a job

  3. 4

    i want to do job in naggaro…..and i want to clear my logics….which institue is suitable for this….institue must be in ncr location……….plz suggest me….

  4. 3
    salochana kanwer:

    what will be done best job in gov. and private after mca

  5. 2

    i have done DOEACC A LEVEL, MCA, software testing i m working in domestic company wht can i do for better job opportunities

  6. 1

    which certification is best is it .net or oracle?????
    i want to do any one of this.
    which is best.pls explin why??????