Scope of MCA
Students are still not much aware of choosing their career in MCA because they think that after doing MCA they didn’t get much opportunity or scope in career but in reality, MCA is one of the hottest career options available today! This is because if you earned an MCA degree from a reputed Institute, one is going to have plethora of job opportunities available in the market because there is a wide scope of MCA both in Private as well as Govt. organization.
Let’s get to know MCA better so that student in the future didn’t get confused in choosing MCA as a career option.
What is MCA?
MCA (Master of Computer Applications) is a three year professional Master Degree program in computer science. The course was designed to meet the growing demand for qualified professionals in the field of Information Technology. MCA is inclined more towards application development and thus has more emphasis on latest programming language and tools to develop better and fast applications.
Specializations offered in MCA: –
MCA offered various specializations in the last year of its study like software development, managing information system, hardware technology, system development, system engineering, networking, and troubleshooter.
Companies Offering Jobs after MCA: –
MCA postgraduates are hired both by Govt. agencies like GAIL, BHEL, NTPC, SAIL etc. as well as private companies like HCL, Infosys, Wipro, TCS, Cognizant, IBM and so on. As, a fresher one can expect their salary anything around 2.5 to 3.5 lakh, and even more in some companies and with experience, sky is the limit! With some years of experience a software engineer can become a Lead, a Project Manager, and a General Manager and so on. Initially a MCA fresher are given a few weeks training on the job, before they get started to work on the live projects.
Career Opportunities: –
After getting an MCA degree one can enter into any of the following roles like Software developer/Programmer/Engineer, Troubleshooter, System Analyst, Software Application Architect, Software Consultant, Hardware Engineer, Technical Writer, Systems Developer/Engineer, Web Designer/Developer and one can also start his/her own venture after getting some years of experience.