The MCA Program

About the Program

The Master of Computer Application (MCA) Program is a two years, four semesters full time post-graduate degree program offered by the University with a view to impart the students a sound background in computing, business functioning and hand on skill in computer application so that they can built a good career in Information Technology. The curriculum provides a strong laboratory component to supplement the theory course by exposing the students to the use of the latest software tools. The primary emphasis of the MCA program is to provide IT skills in programming and designing information system as per industry requirements and to enabled the students for technology driven start-up programmes.

Duration Program-Icon

Two years

Eligibility Program-Icon

Pass in BCA / Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering or equivalent Degree. Or pass in B.Sc/ B.Com/BA with Mathematics at 10+2 Level or at Graduation Level (with additional bridge courses as per the norms of the concerned University). Obtained at least 45% and above aggregate in the qualifying Examination.

Program Structure

The MCA Program is organized into 4 semesters in two years. The University follows a credit Based System of teaching-learning and evaluation, and the total Credit points for the Program are111.

Career Prospects

Students completing the MCA program may get final placements in IT Industry as Software Developers, Web Developers. Other positions include Information Officer, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Data Engineer, Junior Computer Programr, Computer Support Service Manager, Web Designer, Technical Assistant, Computer Instructors, etc., both in private and public sectors.

Award of Degree

Students who successfully complete the MCA Program will be awarded the Master of Computer Application Degree by the University.


The mission of programme of the program is to create world class innovator and IT professionals.

Objectives of the Course

  1. To import knowledge in software development.
  2. To provide the students with latest IT skill.
  3. To equip the students online technology and mobile computing
  4. To instill idea of Technology Innovation for starting technology driven Start-Ups.

Admissions Office :
The ICFAI University, Nagaland,
6th Mile, Sovima Village, Dimapur, Nagaland - 797112

Mobile : +91 8729880506, +91 7640902799
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Particulars MCA
Last date for submission of Completed Application Form August 28, 2021
Interview and Admission Decision August 30, 2021
Last date for payment of Admission Fee August 30, 2021
Commencement of Regular classes August 16, 2021
Payment of First Semester Fee August 31, 2021
MCA Program Structure
Semester - I Semester - II
  • Programming through C & C++
  • Advanced Web Technology
  • Data Structure and Algorithms
  • DoT Net Technology with C#
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Programming through C & C++ Practical
  • Advanced Web Technology Practical
  • Theory of Computation
  • Advanced Database Management System
  • Data Communication and Computer Networks
  • Information Security and Cyber Law
  • Advanced Database Management System Practical
  • Soft Skill Lab-I
  • Introduction to Data Science
MP(P)121-Minor Project
Semester - III Semester - IV
  • Python Programming
  • IoT and Sensor Technology
  • Advanced Software Engineering
  • Python Programming Practical
  • Skills Enhancing Course (Extra- Departmental)
  • Cloud Computing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data
  • Seminar
  • Specialization in Artificial Intelligence/Data Science and Data Analytic/ Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Major Project

*Student needs to opt for a paper from other streams of Postgraduate Studies (MA)

Skill Enhancing Courses (Extra Departmental)*
Course Code Course Title
SC(O)236 Information Security and Cyber Law

Admission Modalities

The Admission Modalities are with reference to the campus-based MCA program offered by the ICFAI University at Nagaland. The medium of instruction is English.


Pass in BCA/Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering or equivalent Degree. OR Pass in B.Sc./B. Com. /BA with Mathematics at 10+2 Level or at Graduation Level (with additional bridge Courses as per the norms of the concerned University). Obtained at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying Examination.

General Note:

For the purpose of determining eligibility based on aggregate percentage of marks, the procedure used by the respective University in award of the degree will only be taken into consideration. All applicants should have completed a minimum of 15 years of formal schooling by August 01, 2021. Applicants who have completed their graduation on a one-time sitting basis or a 2-year basis are not eligible for admission to the Postgraduate Programs Students in their final year bachelor's degree course are also eligible to apply, provided they complete their graduation requirements including practical examinations/viva assignments before August 01, 2021. Such applicants 58 will have to produce a certificate to that effect at the time of admission. The admission of such applicants will, however, remain provisional until they produce mark sheet/ transcript and a degree certificate establishing their eligibility. The last date for submitting the proof of graduation transcripts is September 01, 2021 failing which the provisional admission will automatically stand cancelled, and no fees will be refunded.

The process of admission and selection of eligible candidates

The selection of applicants into the program is made through screening of application and interview. While evaluating students for admission, due weightage is given to their academic distinction, awards in Games & sports, Literary & cultural activities, and other extra co-curricular activities.

Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of admission. The admission decision will be communicated after the admission process.

Special Reservation

There shall be a special provision for admission of students belonging to the State of Nagaland (Domicile) in any course of ICFAI University, Nagaland, which shall not be less than 25 (twenty-five) percent of seats in each course/discipline subject to the students meeting the minimum qualifying requirements referred to above. The fee for the Domicile students is less than that of the non-domicile students (please refer the fee chart).

Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to students belonging to Open Category.

Application Modalities


The candidates are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for admission.

Application Form

  • Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the form.
  • Fill the Application Form in Capital Letters.
  • Provide all the available information under appropriate sections.
  • Make sure to sign the Application Form.
  • Retain a photocopy of the completed Application form.
  • Cost of the Application material for UG Programs is Rs. 250.
  • Cost of the Application material for PG and Doctoral Programs is Rs. 350.

Applicants have to enclose self attested copies of the following certificates

  • Birth Certificate
  • Class X Admit Card, Mark Sheet and Certificate.
  • Class XII / Degree Admit Card, Mark Sheet and Certificate (as may be applicable).
  • *BA/BBA/BCA/B.Com Degree Admit Card, Marksheet and Certificate (as may be Applicable)
  • ST Certificate.
  • 3 recent Passport Size Photo.
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities.
  • *For MA/MBA Candidates.

Fee Schedule

Admission Fee

Admission fee of Rs. 10,000 (nonrefundable) is to be paid by all the selected candidates of PG immediately after the admission decision is announced. (The tentative last date for payment of admission fee is August 30, 2021 (tentative), 2020 for MCA program.)

Program Fee

Students must pay the program fee on the first day of each semester, after which a fine of Rs. 20 per day will be charged. The first semester fee is to be paid on or before August 31, 2021 (tentative) for MCA program.

Note: Domicile refers to Students from State of Nagaland. Non-Domicile refers to Students from States other than Nagaland.

Particulars Domicile Non Domicile
Total Program Fee 1,12,000 1,28,000
Examination Fee 19,200 19,200
Total Program Fee (4 Semesters) 1,31,200 1,47,200
Fee Per Semester 32,800 36,800

All Payments should be made through Bank Challan from ICICI Chumukedima Branch/Swiping machine from the University, in favor of "The ICFAI University, Nagaland Fee Collection A/C". Details about the payment modalities, and the relevant Challan, can be obtained from the Dy. Accounts Officer.

Refund Policy

As per UGC guidelines if a student chooses to withdraw from the program of study in which he/she is enrolled, the institution concerned shall follow the following four-tier system for the refund of fees remitted by the student.

Sl. No. Percentage of Refund of Aggregate Fees Point of time when notice of withdrawal of admission is served to HEI
1 100% 15 days before the formally-notified last date of admission
2 80% Not more than 15 days after the formally-notified last date of admission
3 50% More than 15 days but less than 30 days after formally-notified last date of admission
4 0% More than 30 days after formally notified last date of admission

Note: Domicile refers to Students from State of Nagaland. Non-Domicile refers to Students from States other than Nagaland.