THE AIMIT MCA programme prepares graduates for leadership roles in computing and technology. It is designed to develop expertise in key areas driving technological growth. This program aims to help you apply the knowledge and skills that are essential to be employed as a capable software developer.


The mission of the School of Information Technology is to prepare students for careers as software professionals and for advanced studies in Computer Science / Information Technology. We develop and work with a range of technologies to build systems and applications that help solve today’s problems, and share skills and knowledge with the community.

We are committed to providing the opportunity to Master of Computer Applications (MCA) discipline to students from all backgrounds. Our program combines strong fundamentals, Advanced Technologies, project- and team- oriented activities, Industry Electives and soft skills, leading to a well-rounded professional education.


  • Understand and demonstrate a broad knowledge of Computer Science, Applications
  • Demonstrate proficiency in problem-solving techniques using the computer
  • To gain a substantial knowledge of Advanced Topics in Information Technology
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the analysis of complex problems and the synthesis of solutions to those problems
  • Demonstrate the ability to recognize, design and implement efficient software solutions to problems.
  • Demonstrate comprehension of modern software engineering principles
  • Demonstrate a breadth and depth of knowledge in the discipline of computer science
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of professional ethics and responsible behavior.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and to work as a team.
    Students will become successful professionals able to gain Employment and/or to Continue his Higher studies in India or abroad.

MCA at St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangalore

The MCA is a rigorous Two-year program designed with the primary goal of imparting a uniquely broad, yet intensive IT education of the highest academic quality. This is achieved through an integrated curriculum that consists of a highly diverse set of IT courses, interdisciplinary IT research projects, continuous interaction with industry, and personality development courses. The aim of the MCA program is to produce leaders for the IT industry and profession.

MCA at St Aloysius College has been started in the year 1999. Continuous advances in technology have resulted in an explosion in the range and nature of computer applications, which today includes societal, scientific, industrial and financial applications. Naturally this explosion has led to a phenomenal growth in the demand for software professionals. From 2007 onwards the MCA programme has become Autonomous. The syllabus has been revisited periodically in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014 and in 2017. In the newly proposed scheme the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) has been introduced to give better choices to the students in technology domains.

Who Can Apply for MCA (2 years) | Eligibility criteria

A candidate who has passed BCA / Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering or Equivalent Degree.


Passed B.Sc / B.Com / B.A. with Mathematics at 10+2 at Graduation level and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the subjects in all the years of the Degree Examination is eligible for admission to MCA courses. 45% of marks in Q. E. in case of SC, ST and Category-I of Karnataka candidates.

Recognition & Core Values

Learning at AIMIT extends beyond the classroom. Throughout the program, classroom learning is complemented by hands-on experiences. You have a project work, industrial visits, technical rounds, seminars, competitions and a host of other activities that are designed to enhance your understanding of computer applications.

  • MCA course at AIMIT, St Aloysius College (Autonomous) is Recognized by the Mangalore University , UGC and AICTE, New Delhi
  • Awarded with the Dewang Mehtha National Education Award for the Best Academic Input (Syllabus) in Information Technology
  • The course has helped in creating leaders, trend-setters for the IT Industry.
  • It has offered state-of-art information technology education, and imparting skills for building cutting-edge technologies and innovative IT applications.
  • Successfully trained individuals who are successfully contributing substantially to the ambitious IT goals of the country.
  • It has promoted several Entrepreneurs to generate Jobs in the country.
  • The programme constantly focus on Diversity, as the students across the country are studying MCA at AIMIT

School of Information Technology of AIMIT Provides

  • International Standards in Course Structure in collaboration with Universities, Institutions and Companies from India and Abroad
  • World Class ambience for Information Technology & Bioinformatics Studies.
  • Wi-Fi Enabled Campus – Available 24×7 in the classrooms, campus and especially in the Hostels.
  • Well Equipped Labs with Servers and Nodes with Advanced Software installed.
  • Access to Latest e-Journals and e-Books through IEEE, ACM, Safari Books, 24×7 Books etc.
  • Spacious Library & Reading Rooms with Latest Editions of Books on all IT Subjects, Soft Skills, Leadership, Competitive Exams, Interview Preparation, CAT, MAT, GRE, GATE etc; Industry programme manuals
  • Advanced Syllabi under the Autonomous Stream; updated as per the Industry needs.
  • IT Industry Collaborated Elective Papers with Infosys, EMC, Microsoft, IBM, Vmware, Cisco & Oracle.
  • Excellent Placement Records with Leading Companies – IT / ITES / IT Product co.s / Banking / Supply Chain Mgmt / Media Processing / Content Management / Animation / Games Design co.s etc.
  • Internships in IT Companies – For Services, Product Development, Research Labs
  • Business Consultancy Project works to promote Design Thinking.
  • Infosys Campus Connect programme with Electives such as : Business Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, Internet of Things, Mobile Application Development, Enterprise Applications, FP 5.0 (Python Programming), Soft Skills
  • DELL-EMC Electives : Information Storage Management, Cloud Computing, Cloud Infrastructure Management, Data Science And Big Data Analytics
  • IBM Software Center of Excellence for Add on Certification in DB2, RAD, Lotus, Software Testing, TGMC, Cloud Computing and Big Data Analytics
  • Microsoft Academia for Cloud Computing & Mobile Computing
  • Collaboration with NASSCOM for NAC-TECH Examination which enables Employment in 1300 companies
  • Certification through MOOCS in various Technologies as a part of Self Study
  • Special Interest Groups of Faculty and Students to Enhance Research & Consultancy.
  • Free & Open Source Software (FOSS) – collaboration with CDAC-W3C
  • Computer Society of India, IEEE, IEEE Computer Scoiety – AIMIT Branch
  • Placement Training – Model Interviews, Analytics Labs, Analytics Schools.
  • Soft Skill Training in association with Infosys Leadership Development Institute
  • Leadership opportunity & Training in organizing various activities and Events in the Campus as well as Participation in Intercollegiate Fests.
  • International / National Level Seminars & Paper presentations / Publications to enable Research Oriented thinking
  • Webinars on Latest Technologies by IT Industries & Labs – Expert Interaction with the students.
  • Center for Creativity & Innovation & Incubation – to Promote Entrepreneurship.
  • National Level IT Fests (epITome) , IT Exhibition (Infovision), International Conference (SACAIM), Symposium (Anveeksha), Talent Hunt (Lakshya), Sports Day (Utkarasha), Defining Dialogues (Alumni Interaction)
  • Rural Immersion Programme to reach out the backward areas of Karnataka and getting experience under Student Social Responsibility Programme
  • Industry visits to different Locations and Interact with the Industry professionals

Course Curriculum

Master of Computer Applications ( MCA ) – I Year

I Semester

II Semester

PH 601.1

Digital Logic & Computer Organization

PH 601.2

Data Communication & Networks

PH 602.1

Principles of Programming & Program Design

PH 602.2

Operating System Concepts

PH 603.1

Programming with C

PH 603.2

Object Oriented Programming with Java

PH 604.1

Principles of Management for Enterprise IT

PH 604.2

Data Structures and Analysis of Algorithms

PS 605.1

Statistical Techniques & Computing

PS 605.2

Probability & Stochastic Process

PH 606.1 P

Digital Logic & C programming Lab

PH 606.2 P

Data Structures and Java Programming Lab

PS 607.1 P

Business Analytics Lab using Excel & Matlab

PS 607.2 P

Web Design Lab with HTML5, CSS, Java Script

PAO 608.1

Soft Skills – I

PAO 608.2

Soft Skills – II

MCA – II Year : Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)

III Semester

IV Semester

PH 601.3


Database Management Systems

PH 601.4


Enterprise Cloud Computing


RDBMS concepts with Oracle


Grid and Cluster Computing


Database Administration Practices


Cloud Infrastructure Management

PH 602.3


Software Engineering & UML

PH 602.4


Enterprise Resource Planning


Object Oriented Software Engineering


Internet Marketing and E-Commerce


Agile Software Development


IT Ethics and Intellectual Property Rights

PH 603.3


Enterprise Computing with Advanced Java

PH 603.4


Mobile Application Development using Android


Enterprise Computing : Java EE Frameworks


Windows Phone Application Development


Rich Internet Applications using Java FX


Cross Platform Mobile App Development

PS 604.3


Web Programming with PHP & MySQL

PS 604.4


Artificial Intelligence & Knowledge Engineering


Web Scripting using Perl


Image Processing & Pattern Recognition


Web Application Development using Python


Evolutionary Computing & Genetic Algorithms

PS 605.3


Operations Research

PS 605.4


Data Warehousing & Data Mining


Optimization Techniques


Business Intelligence and Advanced Data Mining


Quantitative Techniques


SOA & Predictive Analytics

PH 606.3 P

RDBMS and Advanced Java Lab

PH 606.4 P

HPC & Mobile App Development Lab

PS 607.3 P

Enterprise Application Development Lab

PS 607.4 P

Intelligent Computing & Data Mining Lab

PAO 608.3

Business Communication

PPR 608.4

Mini Project work


Technical Seminar

PAO 609.4

Domain Knowledge Seminar – I

MCA – III Year : Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)

V Semester

VI Semester

PH 601.5


Information Storage and Management

P 601.6

Industry Internship


Internet of Things

Project Work


Augmented and Virtual Reality

Research Project / Dissertation

PH 602.5


Web Development with Angular JS, Node.js

Add On / Certificate Courses offered


Content Management Systems Development


IT Analytics Summer & Winter School & Lab


MEAN Web Development Techniques


Infosys Campus Connect – Industry Elective

PH 603.5


Computing with C# and .NET Framework


IBM – DB2, RAD, Lotus Notes, PMC Certification


Web Technologies & .NET Framework


Microsoft Academia- Cloud Comp &W-Phone


Metro App Development using XAML


EMC- Information Storage Management

PS 604.5


Computational intelligence and Soft Computing


CDAC- W3C Academia Partnership


Machine & Deep Learning Algorithms


Spoken Tutorials & Certifications from IIT, Bombay


Cognitive & Bio-inspired Computing


D-Link Academy Center of Excellence (Proposed)

PS 605.5


Data Science & Big Data Analytics


Business English Certification (BEC) by Cambridge


Big data & Business Analytics


Toast Masters Gavel Club International


Big data : Map Reduce with Hadoop


NAC TECH Certification by NASSCOM

PH 606.5 P

Web Application Development & .NET Lab


National Creativity & Aptitude Test –by IIT Delhi

PS 607.5 P

Soft Computing & Big Data Lab


Rural Immersion Programme

PPR 608.5

Business Consultancy Project


IEEE & IEE CS / CSI Student member

PAO 609.5

Domain Knowledge Seminar – I


TiE chapter for Entrepreneurship

Admission Process

  • Admission to MCA programme for Karnataka candidates is made based on either PGCET conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) and also for Karnataka and Non Karnataka candidates through PGCET / KMAT conducted by Karnataka Unaided Private Colleges Association Authority.
  • The minimum percentage in eligibility examination for admission in MCA programme is 50% in case GM and 45% in case of SC / ST.
  • The Admission process for MCA programme is followed as per the Government of Karnataka norms which consists of 50% throughPGCET (KEA) entrance examination and 50% through KMAT / PGCET
  • There is a provision for Lateral Entry of 20% of Intake through KEA counseling