Masters Degree in Computer Application (MCA) 2-year Full Time Course is an attempt to synchronize the newest developments in Information Technology with the current Industry Requirements. The Course is affiliated to Dibrugarh University and is approved by AICTE, MHRD, Govt. of India.



MCA is a course exclusively designed to meet the IT requirements of IT trained students for various organization. The programme is extremely balanced with lot of emphasis given on planning, designing and building of complex commercial application software and system software, with equal importance given to functional knowledge in various areas. The three year full time MCA course is not just a post graduate course, it is a complete professional grooming of the students for successful career in IT industry. The programme is intended to have the following objected :

1. To appreciate the role of Computers and Information Technology in the present world, with its potential for development in the future.

2. To enable a proven level of mastery in the Operating Systems, Programming Languages, Rapid Application Development (RAD) tools, and application package that are in extensive use in the industry.

3. To develop analytical, problem solving and decision making skills that are demanded by Information Technological applications.

4. To develop all round personality and communicative traits to meet the expectations of employees in both public and private sectors.


The 2 year full time MCA programme at NERIM School of Computer Science is conducted as per the prescribed regulations and syllabi of Dibrugarh University. The course is also approved by the All India Council for Technical Education ( AICTE), MHRD, Govt. of India.
Extension of Approval 2022-2023


As per the regulation and course syllabi of Dibrugarh University, the 2-year Full Time MCA Programme consists of 4 semesters each of 6 months duration, having 2 semesters per year. In addition to compulsory papers, the students are offered to select electives in each Semester of the programme and shall be required to undertake a Project Work of 4th Semester.


Passed B.C.A/B.Sc. (Computer Science)/B.Tech (IT)/ B.E. (CSE)/B.Tech (CSE)/B.E. (IT)/ B.Tech. (IT) or equivalent Degree.
Passed any graduation degree B.Sc/B.Com. / B.A./ B.Voc preferably with Mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduation level.
Note: Candidate having graduation without mathematics has to undertake 1 year additional bridge course

Obtained at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidate belonging to the reserve category) in the qualifying examination.


Selection for Admission into 2 year full time MCA programme shall be made on the basis of NERIM Entrance Test (NET) for MCA. The entrance test of 100 marks shall comprise of questions from Mathematics, English, Reasoning, Computer Science and General Awareness.

N.B. : Eligibility criteria and procedure for Admission is subject to change from time to time as per the notification of the University.


A student of MCA (2 Year Programme) shall have to attend minimum 80% of total classes to be eligible to appear in each End Semester examination conducted by Dibrugarh University.


There shall be 4 examinations at the end of each semester, namely semester I, semester II, semester III and semester IV to be conducted by the University at such dates and times as may be fixed by the University. Each paper shall be of 100 marks of which 60 marks will be End semester examination and 40 marks will be for Internal. There shall be project work presentation/ Viva Voce in semester IV Examination.


Successful candidates shall be awarded the degree of Master of Computer Application (MCA) by Dibrugarh University. Their result is declared on the basis of CGPA System.

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Bridge Course is only for the students not having adequate Mathematics/Computer Science/Information Technology background
Bridge Course: 1st Semester
Course Title of the Paper Credits
L T P Total
BCO 101 Fundamentals of Computer 2 1 1 0
BCO 102 Mathematics-1 3 1 0 0
BCO 103 Computing Lab-1 1 1 2 0
BCO 104 Basics of System Software 2 1 1 0
Bridge Course: 2nd Semester
Course Title of the Paper Credits
L T P Total
BCO 201 Internet Concepts 2 1 1 0
BCO 202 Mathematics-II 3 1 0 0
BCO 203 Computing Lab-II 0 0 4 0
BCO 204 COmmunicative English and Personality Development 2 1 1 0

2 Years MCA Course
1st Semester
Course Title of the Paper Credits
L T P Total
MCA 101 Formal Language and Automata 2 1 1 4
MCA 102 Computer Programming and Problem Solving 2 1 1 4
MCA 103 Digital Design 2 1 1 4
MCA 104 Numerical Analysis and Statistical Techniques 2 1 1 4
Optional (any one)
MCA 105 Accounting and Financial Management 2 1 1 4
MCA 106 Oral and Written Communication 2 1 1 4
MCA 107 Organizational Behaviour 2 1 1 4
Audit Course
MCA 108 Discrete Mathematics (Audit Course)
Total Credit 20
2nd Semester
Course Title of the Paper Credits
L T P Total
MCA 201 Data and File Structures 2 1 1 4
MCA 202 Data Communication and Computer Network 2 1 1 4
MCA 203 Computer Organisation and Architecture 2 1 1 4
MCA 204 Object Oriented Programming and Design (Java) 2 1 1 4
Optional (any one)
MCA 205 Optimization Techniques and Queuing Theory 2 1 1 4
MCA 206 Graph Theory 2 1 1 4
MCA 207 Fuzzy Sets and Applications 2 1 1 4
Audit Course
MCA 208 Computer Graphics and Multimedia (Audit Course)
Total Credit 20
3rd Semester
Course Title of the Paper Credits
L T P Total
MCA 301 Design and Analysis of Algorithm 2 1 1 4
MCA 302 Database Management System 2 1 1 4
MCA 303 Operating Systems 2 1 1 4
MCA 304 Software Engineering 2 1 1 4
Optional (any one)
MCA 305 Introduction to Data Science 2 1 1 4
MCA 306 Cloud Computing 2 1 1 4
MCA 307 Cryptography and Internet Security 2 1 1 4
Audit Course
MCA 308 Computer Graphics and Multimedia (Audit Course)
Total Credit 20
4th Semester
Course Title of the Paper Credits
L T P Total
MCA 401 Data Warehousing and Data Mining 2 1 1 4
MCA 402 Web Technology 2 1 1 4
Optional (any one)
MCA 403 Image Processing and Pattern Classification 2 1 1 4
MCA 404 Scientific Writing using LateX 2 1 1 4
MCA 405 Python Programming 2 1 1 4
MCA 406 Major Project 10
Total Credit 22
i) In all the semesters the centre will offer the optional papers as per the availability of respective faculty members. Accordingly, the students will be equally distributed for each optional paper offered.
ii) The result of the Audit course will be reflected in the grade sheet.