MCA Program

  • Masters of Computer Applications (MCA) is a postgraduate program to help construct a sparkling profession in programming and application improvement.
  • MCA is a two year, four semester full time campus based program. The Program provides enhanced skills to equip students with comprehensive and critical understanding in the field of Computers programming and Information Technology.

Admission Process

Admission is based on Merit and Personal Interview

Award of Degree

Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded MCA Degree from The ICFAI University Dehradun, subject to University regulations.

duration Duration

  • 2 Years

eligibility Eligibility

  • Pass in Graduation with minimum 50% marks and Mathematics as one of the subjects either at XII or Graduation Level

Program Structure

The MCA Program consists of 4 semesters spread over 2 years.

MCA Program Structure
Year-I Semester-I Semester-II
  • POP & OOP Programming Languages
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Data Base Management Systems
  • Professional Communication
  • Environmental Studies
  • Computer Organization & Architecture
  • R Programming
  • Computer Networks
  • IT Security
  • Data Structures with C++
  • Introduction to AI
Summer Internship Program (8 Weeks) / Minor Project/ MOOCS
Year-II Semester-III Semester-IV
  • Machine Learning using Python Programming
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • Operating Systems with Unix
  • Software Engineering
  • Elective I
  • Elective II
  • Web technologies
  • IT Services Management
  • Data Warehouse and Data Mining
  • Elective III
  • Seminar
  • Project

The program structure is tentative, subject to change (if required).

Electives: Block Chain Technologies; Internet of Thing; Machine Learning; Data Science; Cyber Security; Cloud Computing; Mobile Application Development; Scripting Languages; High Performance Computing; Advanced Computer Architecture; Multicore Architecture; Parallel Computing.

Fee Schedule

The fee for each program is mentioned in the table below.

Programs No. of Semesters Admission Fee Total Program Fee Convocation & Alumni Fee Caution Deposit
Domicile Non-domicile
MCA (2 Years) 4 10,000 1,10,000 1,20,000 6000 5,000

Domicile: To avail the domicile benefits in the program fee, candidate domicile certificate is required at the time of registration

Program Fee: Program Fee is to be paid in equal installments as shown against the respective program.

Note: Ph.D. program fee mentioned above is for the minimum duration of the program. Students have to pay the respective semester fee to continue in the program, if he/she takes additional time beyond the stipulated minimum duration.

Convocation Fee of Rs. 1,000 and Alumni Fee of Rs. 5,000 is to be paid along with the program fee of final semester

Caution Deposit: All students are required to pay the caution deposit along with the first semester fee. The caution deposit will be refunded without interest after adjusting dues, on completion of the respective program.

Merit Scholarships Scheme 2024

The ICFAI University, Dehradun offers merit scholarships to students pursuing the UG & PG programs. These scholarships are based on past academic record and semester-wise performance.

A. Based on Past Academic Record

The past academic percentage will be calculated for the eligibility program on the basis of all courses studied during the program. He/ she should not have any backlog (RRA/NC/ RC) in the semester. He/ she should have scored 6 or more GPA in the semester. Students facing any disciplinary action will not be considered for scholarship. Students who have availed fee waiver are not eligible for scholarship.

Note: Students are required to pay complete semester fee on or before the registration date.

The details are presented in the following table:

Merit Scholarships Scheme 2024
Programs Percentage achieved in qualifying examination
≥ 90% ≥ 80% to < 90% ≥ 70% to < 80%
Amount of Scholarship * (In Rs.)
MCA (2 Years) 30,000 25,000 20,000

Above Scholarship amount would be adjusted equally in 6 installments for 3 year Programs;

Academic Performance (CGPA) Category I Category II Category III
≥ 9.00 ≥ 8.50 to < 9.00 ≥ 8.00 to < 8.50
Programs No. of Semesters Amount of Scholorship per semester* (In Rs.)
MCA (2 Years) 4 7,500 5,500 3,750