Programme - Master of Computer Application (M.C.A.)


About Programme:

Master of Computer Application is a professional degree in computer science. At DY Patil Akurdi MCA University, we provide all students with a professional degree in computer science that gives students theoretical as well as practical training for their future. We ensure that all students only receive the best possible environment for learning, researching, and developing all core skills that they need to be successful in this field.

Whenever a student is searching for an MCA college in Akurdi, he or she should always look for universities that can help the student develop in a holistic manner. We at DYPU ensure that this always happens by encouraging students to step outside the classroom and apply what they have learned to solve the problems in the real world.

The entire programme is developed by IT practitioners. Subjects and topics like software management, hardware management, designing, communication networking, and database management are also included. This ensures that the course is relevant to the current times and that students are not learning some skills that they will never need.

Programme Objectives:

  • It provides skills on upcoming technologies and foundation for acquiring a wide range of rewarding careers into the rapidly expanding world of information Technology.
  • To achieve peer-recognition, as an individual or in a team, by adopting ethics and professionalism and communicate effectively to excel well in cross culture and inter-disciplinary teams.
  • To impart the fundamentals in programming paradigm and essentials techniques involved in application building and maintenance.
  • To equip the students with the latest bespoke software and technologies adopted in application design, development and testing.

Programme Delivery:

  • Classroom Learning
  • Project based and Independent Study Courses
  • Learning through LAB Sessions on the various platforms
  • Language and Personality Development Modules
  • Live Projects from industry
  • Winter, Summer and Pre-Placement Project
  • Group assignments, presentations, business plan
  • Experiential learning through guest lecture, seminars and conferences
  • Project based learning under the industry mentors
  • Professional Technical Leadership Series
  • Global Classroom through ICT
  • Live projects, group projects, winter projects and summer internship
  • Interaction with industry practitioners

Certifications* :

  • The certification programmes shall be organized at various schools/ departments as per the branches or programmes, required for Technical and Professional Managerial skills with leading and reputed Industry, Professionals and Certifying organizations.
  • Students can also pursue courses on online platforms such as a Massive Open Online Courses MOOCs*, Coursera*, National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL*) etc.

Credits :

Total Credits: 110

Intake: 120 Students


  1. The Candidate should be an Indian National
  2. Passed BCA / B.Sc./ B.Com./ B.A. with Mathematics as one of the subjects ( at 10+2 level or at Graduation level examination ) and obtained at least 50% marks in aggregate (at least 45% in case of candidates of backward class categories and Persons with Disability belonging to Maharashtra State only
  3. Obtained non zero positive score in MAH-CET 2020

Selection Process:

Student must qualify for Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) conducted by DYPU.

Scope Of MCA Career in Coming Years

India is widely regarded as the IT hub of the world, and this is due to the right reasons. In India, the IT industry is one of the fastest-growing industries. This industry provides individuals with secure careers and an ample opportunity to continue growing and developing. Most MCA or Masters of Computer Application graduates do end up working in the IT industry, while some take different career paths.

However, irrespective of the specific career paths that a student chooses, the fact remains that MCA graduates do end up having fulfilling careers. But one thing that a student should always remember is that he or she should only get an MCA degree from a reputed educational institute. If you are looking for the best MCA college in Akurdi, Pune then it is suggested that you should pursue a professional MCA degree from DY Patil Akurdi MCA University.

At DY Patil Akurdi MCA University, we go to great lengths to ensure that all students receive an education that would help them become great experts in the future. We make sure that students are able to learn both practically and theoretically.

MCA Career & Job Opportunities

When a student thinks about the kind of professional degree that he or she wants to pursue, the first thing that one thinks about is their career. And if a student who is interested in computer science goes through the same thinking process, then he or she should definitely decide to pursue an MCA degree.
After completing a Masters in Computer Application degree, a student will be able to open up the doors for an excellent work environment that offers a number of growth opportunities. A list has also been prepared of all the career opportunities that one can pursue after completing an MCA degree. That list is mentioned below.

  1. Software Developer - The main job profile of a software developer is to develop, test, install, and maintain a number of different software systems. These software systems are used by customers for various purposes.
    This career can be very interesting and challenging as one will get to work on various complex software creations that should meet specific requirements. The salary packages of software developers are one of the highest in the market, and this job profile also offers plenty of growth opportunities.

  2. System Analyst - It is the job of a system analyst to analyse, redesign, implement, and improve all sorts of IT systems. A system analyst should also provide better business solutions to its customers. In some cases, a system analyst might also decide to completely revamp IT systems to improve the overall efficiency of the business.

  3. Hardware Engineer - Hardware is a very important part of information technology. And as the name of the title indicates, hardware engineers are mainly responsible for designing, installing, and repairing the physical components or hardware of a computer. Most of the complex and high-tech functions that everybody is so used to performing in the modern world is because of the skills of hardware engineers working all across the globe. Hardware engineers are also high in demand, and because of that, they make good money.

  4. Data Scientist - In almost every field, a large amount of data is being generated every single day. And it is the job of a data scientist to analyze that data and collect various insights from that data. These insights are later used by an organization or business to make integral decisions that are related to the organization.
    If sufficient data is available, data scientists can make accurate predictions regarding various business trends and processes. There has also been a very impressive and growing demand for data scientists in the current market.

  5. Troubleshooter - Troubleshooter is basically a very versatile and important professional. It is important for a troubleshooter to know about networking, hardware, and software. They should be able to fix almost any IT issues without any delay. This prevents the overall flow of the work from being interrupted.
    Most companies employ the services of various troubleshooters to ensure that the working of the organization can be carried out without any hitch. This is why troubleshooters often have a lot of employment options with good salary packages.

All of these job profiles sound very interesting. But a student can only get these jobs if he or she has completed a professional degree from a reputed MCA college in Akurdi, Pune. DY Patil Akurdi MCA University is one such excellent educational institute.

Why Choose Dr. DY Patil University To Study MCA Course in Akurdi, Pune?

MCA is also known as Masters in Computer Application. This is a full-time degree that can be completed in a duration of two years. This means that students will have a total of four semesters where they would get to learn about various branches of computer application.

Some of those branches of computer application are electronics, mathematics, mobile technologies, algorithm design, programming, computational theory, network management, optimization, and database management. After completing an MCA degree, students will have the option of working as system analysts, system designers, managers, or programmers in any field that falls under the domain of information technology.

Experienced Faculty

We at DY Patil Akurdi MCA University understand that students can never learn properly if they don’t have the right support from their educators. This is why we have some of the best faculty members across the entire country. All faculty members feel extremely passionate about providing students with a high-quality education.

Students are encouraged to interact with their educators and to make learning an active process. Because of this teaching method, students can easily understand and pick up the skills that they need to be successful in their professional work environments. We also create the perfect blend of academicians, administrators, and managers to ensure that there is never a pause in the education of our students.

Why is Dr. DY Patil University in Akurdi, Considered as the Best University in Pune?

We at DY Patil Akurdi MCA University understand that students need all possible resources at their disposal to learn in an efficient manner. This is why we have some of the best technology on our campuses. All DYPU campuses are fully equipped with lecture halls, audio-visual aids, laboratories, libraries, reading rooms, seminar halls, computer centres, and state of the art workshop facilities.

Apart from the focus on educational facilities, all campuses have a lush green environment that promotes high order thinking in students. We also have the best sports facilities and various outlets for extra-curricular activities that students can participate in outside their classrooms.


Mr. Gunwant Rahane

Mr. Mangesh Kadam

Mr. Pravin Gaikwad

Mr. Vishal Chavan

Industry Experts:

Mr. Bipin Datar
Visiting Professor

Klaus Multi Parking System India

Dr. Rajeev Manrao
Visiting Professor

RM123 India

Dr. Sameeran Walvekar
Visiting Professor

Sameeran Studios

Dr. Gopal Iyengar
Visiting Professor


Mr. J Singh
Visiting Professor

Industry Expert

Mr. Jayant Kulkarni
Visiting Professor

Industry Expert

Mr. Sudhakar Kulkarni
Visiting Professor

Industry Expert

Ms. Buvaneswari Kannan
Visiting Professor

Matt Designers and consultants Pvt Ltd

Mr. Umesh Mali
Visiting Professor

ASK Chemicals Pune

Mr. Ulhas Kelkar
Visiting Associate Professor

Industry Expert

Mr. Dinesh Rahane
Visiting Associate Professor

Kotak Mahindra Bank

Mr. Krishna Badwane
Visiting Associate Professor

Indian Drivers

Mr. Abhishek Karande
Visiting Associate Professor

Financial Markets

Mr. Prasad Narayan
Visiting Assistant Professor

The Power of One

Dr. Geetanjali Deshmukh
Visiting Assistant Professor

Industry Expert

Mr. Soum Das
Visiting Assistant Professor

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Academic Calendar

MCA Academic Calendar 2020-21
Commencement of Teaching 25/06/2020 05/01/2021
Class Test-1 17/08/2020 to 02/08/2020 01/02/2021 to 06/02/2021
Class Test-2 21/09/2020 to 06/09/2020 08/03/2021 to 13/03/2021
Mid Semester Examination 19/10/2020 to 04/10/2020 25/03/2021 to 31/03/2021
Conclusion of Term 13/12/2020 30/05/2021
University Practical /Oral Examination. 04/11/2020 to 06/11/2020 23/04/2021 to 25/04/2021
End Semester Examination 23/11/2020 to 05/12/2020 03/05/2021 to 22/05/2021
Winter Vacation - 14/12/2020 to 05/01/2021
Summer Vacation - 31/05/2021 to 05/07/20121

*The school/college has all the rights to revise the academic calendar at any time

Programme Structure:

  • The “Master of Computer Application“ is 2-year program with specified choice-based credit system which builds foundation for the entire programme.
  • Programme provides complete exposure of prerequisites which are necessary for advance learning.
  • Four months industry internship program at the end of second year will be based on technical development as per current demand of IT industry.
  • Course is designed which would help students to develop basic and advanced skills in areas of their interest thereby increasing their level of expertise. Last semester will be exposed to student’s internship/exchange programs based on the chosen technology & trends, which is a Pre Placement exposure with the industry to work on live projects.
  • DYPUSOM works on a semester pattern, in which practical, hands on experience blending of emerging trends in IT technologies
  • This will also help the students to learn managerial and leadership skills, problem solving skills, team spirit and professional ethics.
  • On successful completion of two years, students are awarded Master of Computer Application degree by D Y Patil University, Pune.

Subject Basket:

Admission Handbook



Board of Studies:

Mr. Ravi Pichan

Regional VP. L&T Infotech

Mrs. Gauri Gavhane

Senior Project Manager L & T Infotech Mumbai

Dr. Pradeep Pendse

Dean Academics Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management

Dr. K. Nirmala Kumaraswamy

D. Y. Patil Institute of Master of Computer Applications and Management, Akurdi, Pune

Ms. Ashwini Kharde

Engineer L&T Technology Services

Mr. Bharat Chaudhari

Credit Suisse SME in Service Excellence Team Alumni Industry


It gives me great pleasure to say with pride that I have completed my post-graduation at DYPUSOM, AMBI. The relationship between faculties and student is very cordial, which gave me an opportunity to excel in my area of interest. The three years spent here helped me to grow better professionally & personally. I would like to thank all the faculties and staff for making me a “Better Person”.

Prasad Nalawale

A great atmosphere between teachers, students and class partners. DYPUSOM, AMBI has given me a lot of opportunities to groom myself and compete in the corporate world. In short, it is an ocean of knowledge.” My doubts & queries are always welcomed by the lecturers, sometimes lead to healthy discussion which motivated me to develop myself. DYPUSOM, AMBI helped me in nurturing my talent in various ways. It was a unique experience. Right from the directors to staff members to the faculty members all are very helpful and they brought out the best in me. "I proud that I was one of the students of DYPUSOM, AMBI Family.

Pankaj Jha

My overall experience in DYPUSOM, AMBI is just superb. DYPUSOM, AMBI is best as it provides quality education along with an enjoyable and pleasurable campus. It has given me lots of memories and hope for many more.

Shilpa Chipillate

DYPUSOM encouraged me a lot to enhance my confidence by giving quality education which helped me to build my career & enrich my life. I can somehow see that my future is totally reliant on the career for which I am grateful to every faculty member of MCA Department. I would say DYPUSOM, AMBI is doing a great job.

Amit Sawant