Master of Computer Application (MCA) is a three year master degree course in computer applications. Any graduate student who has passed or appearing in final year exam is eligible for MCA course. BCA qualified students more preferably opt for this course. MCA is considered equivalent to engineering. MCA graduates are same as software engineers. MCA course is very popular after Computer Science in engineering.
After earning an MCA degree from a reputed Institute, there is plethora of job opportunities available in the market. There is a wide scope for MCA graduates in government as well as private sector. As a fresher, an MCA professional can expect anything around 2.4 to 3.4 lakhs. Top companies hiring MCA graduates are Accenture, Infosys, Wipro, TCS, Cognizant, IBM, American Express, HCL, HP etc.