Master of Computer Applications (Full Time) | MCA(FT)

The Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programme aims to equip the students with a holistic and all-round grooming required to be successful in IT and its allied industries by providing them with state-of-the-art facilities and latest in trend curriculum. The program comprehensively focuses on providing students with the sound knowledge in all the three aspects of industry requirements namely; strong conceptual learning, technical insights and application design and development. The subject board of IT comprising of experts from industry as well as academics meets twice in a year to revamp the curriculum. The meritorious students are also invited during the meeting to get their input. Accordingly, the courses from technology; application, Techno-management extents such as computational theory, programming, algorithm design and optimization, network and database management, mobile technologies, electronics, mathematics, probability, statistics, accounting, business analysis, Design and Management of Information System are extensively covered.

Apart from the core courses; students are given option to choose from list of electives and are also encouraged to take some value-added courses. The new and contemporary courses such as Big Data Analytics, R Programming, Cloud computing, Python Programming, ERP-SAP Simulation, Digital Marketing are being introduced in this program of MCA specialization. The MCA program prepares students to take up positions as system analysts, systems designers, programmers, developers and managers. The institute facilitates live-industry project for the students during the sixth-trimester. The institute invites the experts from industry as well as academics to share the panel with internal faculty to evaluate the student’s projects/case assignments which makes it one of the best MCA colleges in India.

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Key Information


  • Core and elective courses from technology, applications and techno-management areas that are in-line with the industry requirements.
  • Project-oriented learning techniques.
  • Encouraged to opt for on-line certificate courses offered through NPTEL.
  • Learning through workshops and hackathons to enhance their coding and other IT/business related skills.
  • Option to participate in International Immersion programmes.
  • Alumni mentorship for concurrent projects.
  • Live-industry project as sixth trimester curriculum.
  • Value added courses, Simulations and Games.
  • Research paper development and presentations.



MCA Two years full time Programme from Batch 2020-2022 onwards


Formation of Somaiya Vidyavihar University


Received Institute of the year Award - for MCA- Mumbai - 2016 - by Higher Education Review


Accredited in November 2013 by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), a body of AICTE, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. The reaccreditation process is being initiated


Granted Autonomous status by University of Mumbai for five years from academic year 2013-2014


Started in 2006 (12th Batch 2017-20)


  • Beyond Academics

    Some of crucial learning happens outside the classrooms, the students of MCA conceive, strategize, plan and execute “an-inter-collegiate techno-management event – ICON” every year.

  • Learning Beyond Borders

    Focus on developing multilingual skills by including foreign language in syllabus.

  • Professional Chapters

    The members of the faculty and the students are encouraged to collaborate with professional bodies such as IEEE, CSI and NPTEL.

  • Value-Added Courses

    Apart from the syllabus-oriented courses, on suggestion from the members of the faculty and students and to keep pace with the industry-requirements, the institute conduct many value-added courses (non-credit) in the form of workshops and guest sessions.

  • Knowledge Resource

    With over 50% of the faculty having Ph.D the institute has one of the best team to impart technical and management knowledge to the students. They upgrade themselves by participating in several conferences, seminars, workshops and career-enhancement courses.

  • Somaiya International Conference On Technology And Information Management (SICTIM)

    SICTIM provides and unique opportunity to the students of MCA to showcase their research and project works. The selected papers get published in the journal.


Semester I Semester II
Theory Courses Theory Courses
Artificial Intelligence Advanced Java
Business Statistics Business Intelligence
Database Applications Machine Learning
Presentation and Communication Skills Software Engineering and Quality Assurance
Python Programming Elective I*2
Web Technology-I  
NEP Recommended Course-1*1  
Laboratory Courses Laboratory Courses
Database Applications Lab Advanced Java Lab
Python Programming Lab Business Intelligence Lab
Web Technology-I Lab Machine Learning Lab
  Mobile Application Development Lab
  Software Engineering and Quality Assurance Lab
  Web Technology-II
*1 NEP Recommended Course-I *2 Elective I
First Aid training for a week Advanced Communication Technologies
Street plays for social awareness Blockchain Technology
Swacch Bharat activity Cloud Computing
Value addition for deprived school/ Mentoring of School Children Cyber Security
Waste/ e-waste Segregation problems and propose solutions Design and Analysis of Algorithm
Any other activity approved by the competent authority IoT and Remote Sensing Techniques
Semester III Semester IV
Theory Courses Internship Project
Big Data Analytics (Using Hadoop Framework) Research Paper
NoSQL Databases  
Research Methodology  
Elective II (Humanities and Social Science Elective)*3  
NEP Recommended Course -2*4  
Laboratory Courses  
Big Data Analytics Lab  
Design Thinking & User Experience Design Lab  
Deep Learning Lab  
R Programming Lab  
*3 Elective II Courses  
Environmental Issues and Ethics  
Entrepreneurship Management  
Financial Inclusion  
Human Behavior  
Language (Indian/International)  
*4 NEP Recommended Course-2  
Etiquette and Conversational skills  
Making short film/Photography  
Participation in National Tech Fest, AICTE-Hackathon, Industry floated global and national competitions, Robocon, BAHA etc  
Sports – Representation of Institute at University level/Inter college level and above in ANY s  
Study of one of the identified Books  
Waste/ e-waste Segregation problems and propose solutions  
Any other activity approved by Competent Authority  


Admission as per the guidelines of SomaiyaVidyavihar University. The provisional admission is subject to fulfilment of all eligibility criteria.

Entrance Exam MAH-MCA-CET – Conducted by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), PERA-CET - Conducted by Preeminent Education & Research Association (PERA) Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) are accepted for MCA programme offered at K J Somaiya Institute of Management

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