Course - Post Graduate
Master of Computer Applications

Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Any Bachelor’s Degree

The program is designed to enable students to analyze a problem, and identify, formulate and use the appropriate computing and engineering requirements for obtaining its solution. The course put more emphasis on the latest programming languages and tools. More than 50 percent of the course credit is on experiential learning and hands on practical. Students are allowed to customize the program to meet their own interests by providing elective papers from 4th Semester onwards. The 6th semester of the course is dedicated to project work to be done in the industry and thus provide students the opportunities to gain real world experience .The course outline of MCA is revised every year by consulting the industries of the state and the region and thus makes the students industry ready.
About the Course


Course Description


1st  year
1st & 2nd Semester

Provides understanding of the fundamentals of computing.

Basic competencies

2nd year
3rd & 4th Semester

It covers various aspects of computational theory, programming, algorithm design and optimization, network and database management

Core Competencies and Electives

3rd year
5th& 6th Semester

Build expertise in particular platform based on personal choice of the student and provide valuable experience before stepping into the professional world of information technology.

Specialization and Real Time Applications

Course of study
The MCA program focuses on providing good practical, industry-oriented education to meet the demand of the Information Technology of SME, Large Enterprises and also developing entrepreneurial graduates.

  • Theoretical knowledge: Lectures, Demonstration, Group discussions, Assignments, Case studies.
  • Practical knowledge: Laboratory, Project works, Industrial visits, Presentations, Seminar, Workshops and other experiential activities

Job Prospects:


  • Software developer
  • Project Manager
  • System Analyst
  • System Integration Technician
  • Web Designer
  • Webmaster
  • Data warehousing Technician
  • Software Testers
  • Information System manager
  • Database administrator
  • Information officer
  • Computer scientist
  • System administrator
  • Tech Support Engineer



*Lateral Entry to 3rd Semester for BCA, BSc(Computer Sciences), BSc(IT),PGDCA
** Lateral Entry to 5th Semester for MSc(CS) and MSc(IT)

This course is offered in :-

Department of Computer Science,
Martin Luther Christian University,
Dongktieh, Block 1, Nongrah,Shillong-793006.

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Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535467/0364- 2535437
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