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Engineering College in Bangalore

Master of Computer Applications


    Computer applications have successfully branched out in vast emerging commercial sectors like banking and finance, manufacturing services, trade, public governance etc. They have changed the organic functions of business viz. marketing financing operations, staffing etc. Based on this reality MCA programme consists of core courses and allied courses, which provides an in-depth knowledge that enables students to translate their acquired knowledge into working knowledge. It is blazing a new trial by educating young people for a career in computers.


The MCA programme was started in the year 2002 with a sanctioned enrollment of 60 students and subsequently it was increased to 240 from the academic year 2012-13. The program is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi and approved by AICTE, New Delhi. The department focuses on contemporary and cutting-edge computer applications, providing participants with the broad range of competencies central to the successful delivery of integrated solutions, which can be found amongst the best. This commitment has made the department to have pride in having 11 university ranks. IBM software centre of excellence and student forum namely “e-disha” was established by the department and it also has a VTU recognized research centre started in the year 2012.

   The programme offers the opportunity to engage with internationally renowned and world class faculty who are dedicated to pioneering ways of understanding and dealing with new challenges. Currently, 11 faculty members are pursuing their Ph.D. under VTU, MCA-RC and various other reputed universities and most of the faculty members have carried out research work in different domains such as Data Mining, Cloud Computing, Image processing and Network Security etc.


Post Graduate

Master of Computer Application

Duration : 3 Years
Eligibility : BE / Equivalent Degree


Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The educational objectives of a program are the statements that describe the expected achievements of graduates within first few years of their graduation from the program. The program educational objectives of Master of Computer Application can be broadly defined on four counts.

1. Sound knowledge in engineering discipline

2. Are competent, creative, and highly valued ethical professionals in industry, academia, government, or entrepreneur

3. Engage in life-long learning and professional development

4. Become effective global collaborators, leading or participating to address technical, business, environmental and societal challenges

Program Outcomes (POs)

Program outcomes are narrower statements that describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation. These relate to the skills, knowledge and behavior. Graduation students of Master of Computer Application program at Acharya Institute of Technology will attain the following program outcomes,

a. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering

b. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems

c. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

d. An ability to design and build a component, system, or process to meet desired needs

e. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams

f. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility

g. An ability to communicate effectively

h. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and engineering tools


"To become the most sought after department for professional knowledge in the field of Computer Applications that meet the challenging needs of global industry along with research aptitude, ethics and interpersonal skills.”


"Provide quality innovative teaching and training for the personal development of students in the field of computer applications.
Equip global standards of technical education by imparting excellent theoretical and practical knowledge to meet the societal needs and the global IT industries.
Involve the students in meaningful research and ethical service for sustained growth in the fields of computer and software applications. "

Advisory Board

Chief Advisor

Dr. Sharanabasava C Pilli
Principal, Acharya Institute of Technology.



Dr. Ramesh Hegde
HOD, Department of MCA.



Mr. Chandrappa
Technical Head cognizant Technologies.

Mr. Prakash Ranjan
Director, Aspirify Technology.

Mr. Sanjay Bora
Technical lead, Satwic Software Solutions.

Mr. Omkar Nagaraj
HR, Electrobit India Ltd.,

Prof. Narasimhamurthy G K
Senior faculty member, Department of MCA.

Prof. Susmitha Nair
Member secretary, Department of MCA.

Our Professors

Acharya institute of technology is known for global leadership in technical education, and the Acharya faculty is a combination of young and experienced, passionate and curious individuals. They are the most distinguished scholars, who constantly do research in their respective fields.


Prof. Susmitha J A Nair Assistant Professor Grade II


Prof. Rajesh Rao K Assistant Professor Grade III


Prof. Sridevi T.n Assistant Professor Grade III


Prof. Anitha K L Assistant Professor Grade III


Prof. Indumathy M Assistant Professor Grade III


Prof. Kalpana K Assistant Professor Grade III


Prof. Sashi Kanth Reddy Assistant ProfessoR Grade-III


Prof. Kavitha M S Assistant Professor Grade III


Prof. Venkatesh H Assistant Professor Grade III


Prof. Swamy M R Assistant Professor Grade III


Prof. Shilpitha Swarna Assistant Professor Grade III


Prof. Pooja S Motagi Assistant Professor Grade |||

Our Technical Staff

Acharya Institute of Technology has got a highly potential and dedicated technical staff with required educational qualification and experience. The technical staff, being a backbone of Acharya Institute of Technology, have been rendering their services to the institution with a commitment and responsibility. As Acharya Institute of Technology believes, prosperity is only possible when multiple hands are put together for the same purpose. Our technical staff members have been upgrading their knowledge which is relevant and essential in the modern era.

    Mr. C Viswasanathan
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    University: Visveswaraya Technological University, Belagavi.

    Ms. Mamatha G
    Research Area: .
    University: Visveswaraya Technological University, Belagavi.

    Ms. Rosita Kamala F
    Research Area: .
    University: Bharathiar University, Tamilnadu.

    Ms. Susmitha J A Nair
    Research Area: .
    University: Bharathiar University, Tamilnadu.

    Mr. Narsimha Murthy G K
    Research Area: Wireless Sensor Networks.
    University: Visveswaraya Technological University, Belagavi.

    Ms. Farzeen Basith
    Research Area: .
    University: Visveswaraya Technological University, Belagavi.

    Ms. Ramya M C
    Research Area: .
    University: Jain University, Bangalore.

    Ms. Indumathy M
    Research Area: .
    University: Visveswaraya Technological University, Belagavi.

    Ms. Anitha K L
    Research Area: .
    University: Bharathiar University, Tamilnadu.

    Mr. Sasikanth Reddy A
    Research Area: .
    University: Jain University, Bangalore.

    Mr. Debabrata Samanta
    Research Area: .
    University: National Institute of Technology, NIT, Durgapur, West Bengal.

Course Catalog

Master of Computer Application (MCA)

Semester 1

  • Data structures using C
  • Unix Programming
  • Web Technologies
  • Computer Organization
  • Discrete Mathematical Structures
  • Data structures using C Laboratory
  • Unix Programming Laboratory
  • Web Programming Laboratory

Semester 2

  • Python Programming
  • Object Oriented Programming using C++
  • Database Management Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • System Software
  • Python Programming Laboratory
  • Object oriented programming using C++ Laboratory
  • DBMS Laboratory

Semester 3

  • Computer Networks.
  • Java Programming
  • Analysis & Design of Algorithms
  • Software Engineering
  • Elective I
  • Computer Networks Laboratory
  • Java Programming Laboratory
  • Analysis & Design of Algorithms Laboratory

Semester 4

  • Advanced Java Programming
  • Advanced Web Programming
  • Software Testing and Practices
  • Elective II
  • Elective III
  • Advanced Java Programming Laboratory
  • Advanced Web Programming Laboratory
  • Software Testing Laboratory
  • Seminar

Semester 5

  • Object-Oriented Modeling & Design Patterns
  • Programming Using C# & .NET
  • Mobile Applications
  • Elective IV
  • Elective V
  • Software Design Laboratory
  • .Net Laboratory
  • Mini Project
  • Seminar

Semester 6

  • Internship
  • Project Work


Elective - I

  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Enterprise Resource Planning(ERP)
  • MIS & E-Commerce
  • Cyber Security

Elective - II

  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Data Warehousing & Data Mining
  • Software Architecture
  • Cryptography & Network security

Elective - III

  • Wireless Communication & Mobile Technologies
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Software Quality Management
  • Principles of User Interface Design

Elective - IV

  • Web2.0 and Rich Internet Applications
  • Cloud Computing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Storage Area Networks

Elective - V

  • Software Defined Networks
  • Internet of Things(IoT)
  • Service Oriented Architecture
  • Software Project Management

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