IK Gujral Punjab Technical University offers a two years full-time MCA program. The admission to which is based on the candidate’s performance in the entrance examination conducted by the university.
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Candidates aspiring to take admission into the course must have completed their bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with a minimum of 50% as an aggregate.
All those candidates who have passed bachelor's degree of minimum three years duration in BCA/ B.Sc.(IT)/ B.Sc.(CS) or equivalent/ B.Voc. with Computer as a major subject and with mathematics at 10+2 level or at graduation level are eligible for admission into the MCA course.
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MCA is a two-year full-time course divided across four semesters. Given below is the syllabus for the MCA course.
|Course code||Course type||Course name|
|PGCA1917||Core Theory||Discrete Structures & Optimization|
|PGCA1951||Core Theory||Programming in python|
|PGCA1952||Core Theory||Advanced-Data Structure|
|PGCA1953||Core Theory||Advanced Database Management System|
|PGCA1905||Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC)||Technical Communication|
|PGCA1954||Core Practical/Laboratory||Data Structures using Python Laboratory|
|PGCA1955||Core Practical/Laboratory||Advanced Database Management System Laboratory|
|PGCA1908||Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC)||Technical Communication Laboratory|
|Course code||Course type||Course name|
|PGCA1909||Core Theory||Web Technologies|
|PGCA1920||Core Theory||Design & Analysis of Algorithms|
|PGCA1918||Core Theory||Advanced Java|
|PGCA1956||Core Theory||Linux Administration|
|PGCA1932||Core Theory||Information Security & Cyber Law|
|PGCA1914||Core Practical/Laboratory||Web Technologies Laboratory|
|PGCA1922||Core Practical/Laboratory||Advanced Java Laboratory|
|PGCA1957||Core Practical/Laboratory||Linux Administration Laboratory|
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The institute has a dedicated placement cell that helps the students in getting their desired jobs. The placement cell conducts various workshops and mock interviews to keep the students engaged with the placement process. The average salary of the MCA course was around INR 5.3 LPA in 2019.
Students can get jobs in various profiles such as Software Developer, Programmer, Software Designer, Project Manager, etc.
Some of the top companies who were a part of the placement process are:
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Ques. What are the documents required to be submitted at the time of admission?
Ans. Students should submit the following documents at the time of admission:
Ques. How many seats are available for MCA courses?
Ans. Usually, the institute has an intake of 25 students in the MCA course. The number of intakes however increases or decrease regarding the number of students applied.
Ques. Can I do an MCA since I didn’t have Mathematics in my 10+2?
Ans. No, it is compulsory to have Mathematics as one of the subjects in 10+2 to be eligible for the MCA course.
Ques. Does the institute offer scholarship opportunities to its students?
Ans. Yes, PTU offers a number of schemes for students including SC/ ST welfare schemes, in which no fee is to be paid by the SC/ ST students. Besides it also successfully executes different schemes of the Punjab Government.
The university also offers a free ship scheme for students who come from economically weaker sections (EWS).
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