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Master of Computer Applications + Cisco NetAcad + Amazon AWS Cloud + Microsoft AI Engineer

Master of Computer Applications (MCA) – FULL TIME  (Bangalore University, Approved by AICTE)

The objective of MCA is to develop information and technology professionals and blend theoretical knowledge with practical skills. This is achieved by bridging the gap between the academia and industry and incorporating the latest technologies of the industry in the syllabus.

Key highlights of the MCA Program are 

  • Electives: In addition to the core courses and specializations, the MCA program offers a range of elective courses in emerging areas such as Machine Learning, Big Data & Analytics, Cryptography and Networking Security, Cloud Computing and Web Programming. These courses are designed to help students stay up to date with the latest trends and technologies in the field.
  • Digital Content: Apart from classroom teaching, the students get access to the extensive digital course materials, PPTs, assignments for each course.
  • Practical Learning: The MCA program at ISME emphasizes practical learning, with classrooms equipped with smart boards and wireless speakers to give theory + practical learning experience to learners. We provide opportunities for students to participate in intercollege computer-science fests, datathons, hackathons etc. These events provide students with hands-on experience and the opportunity to work on real-world problems.
  • Interdepartmental Courses: The MCA program offers interdepartmental courses, which allows students to take courses from other departments and gain a broader understanding of topics beyond computer science.
  • Placement Training: The COC department at ISME provides placement training, with mock interviews, placement assistance and other resources to help students prepare for job interviews and launch their careers in the IT industry.
  • Project: The MCA program requires students to complete a mini project in third semester and a major project in the fourth semester. This gives students the opportunity to conduct research in a specific area of interest and gain experience.
  • MCA program is designed to provide students with: 
  • Computational Knowledge
  • Problem Analysis
  • Conduct investigations of complex Computing problems
  • Usage of Modern Tools
  • Professional Ethics in all aspects of work
  • Life-long Learning
  • Project Management and Finance
  • Communication Efficacy
  • Societal and Environmental Concern
  • Individual and Teamwork
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Programming and Software Development:
  • Database Management
  • Computer Networks and Security
  • Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics
  • Web Development
  • Cloud Computing
  • Mobile App Development
  • Cybersecurity
  • Digital Marketing
  • Key highlights of the MCA Program are 
  • 100% faculty with global exposure
  • Global teaching pedagogy including real life case studies
  • Practical learning through Industry visits
  • Additional value added certifications from the top Technology companies
  • International Study Program, Singapore (Optional)

Our Partners

Established in July 1964, Bangalore University is located in the Garden City of Bangalore, aptly hailed as the IT Capital of India. The university is located on a sprawling 1100-acre campus named ‘Jnana Bharathi’. The university was re-accredited by NAAC in the year 2008 with ‘A’ Grade. According to India Today-Nielsen survey, Bangalore University ranks 13th in the list of 50 top universities in India.

International by Credentials and Culture

  • Summer Program at London School of Economics (LSE), UK
  • Experiential Learning Program to Singapore (Optional)
  • Unique opportunity to learn through a global Business Strategy Game designed by a professor from the University of Alabama, USA

Driven by Excellence

Awards of Eminence for ISME as a Top B-School:

  • Ranked 2nd Best Performing College (2022) in East Bangalore by Bangalore University
  • Ranked as a Top B School for Academic Excellence, Bangalore Management Association 2022
  • Ranked 2nd Top B School of Super Excellence, CSR Ranking 2022
  • Ranked All India 3rd Best Emerging Under Graduation Institute, TOI 2022
  • Ranked 34th All India by Times of India B School Ranking (2021)
  • Recipient of Best ROI since 2006

ISME’s Students Excelling in Bangalore University Examinations:

  • ISME students continue to excel in Bangalore University Examinations: Over 75% students secured first class with distinctions.

Corporate Centric Approach

ISME has partnered with leading Technology Companies for the following certifications as a part of MCA

Corporate Centric Approach

ISME has partnered with leading Technology Companies for the following certifications as a part of MCA

Cisco Networking Academy

Cisco Networking Academy is a global IT and cybersecurity education program that provides best-in-class courses, tools, and resources. A powerful skills- to- jobs program, Networking Academy helps students develop in-demand industry skills and connect them with peers, mentors, and real jobs.

ICT Academy

ICT Academy is an initiative of the Government of India, State Government and Industry. ICT Academy has been part of strengthening the India’s four important visions namely Skill India, Digital India, Start-up India and Make in India thus providing every learner an equal opportunity to become Industry- ready.

Placement Opportunities Value Added Courses

ISME offers an additional and unique Placement Oriented Value Added Term (POVAT) to groom students for the corporate world. The courses offered are Soft skills, Communication skills, Advanced software tools, resume review, group discussions, mock interviews and management technique review etc.

Future Opportunities

Over 100 companies visit ISME every year for campus placements. These companies represent various sectors like Technology Enabled Business, Technology Enabled Services, Finance, Analytics, Digital Marketing, Retail etc. Students are also supported and mentored for higher studies in India and abroad.

Student Focused Campus Life

World class infrastructure

A state of the art modern Wi-Fi enabled on-campus residence for boys & girls. It features a State of the Art Auditorium, Open-air Amphitheatre, Cafeteria, Basketball court, Badminton court, Table Tennis and other sporting facilities with round the clock security.

Life Beyond Academics

For the development of a holistic personality in a nurturing environment, we have various extra-curricular clubs such as Academic Club, Social Club, Sports Club, Literary Club and co-curricular clubs such as Finance Club, HR Club, Marketing Club, Entrepreneurship Cell and IT Club.

The MCA program is divided into a total of 4 semesters.

Semester 1

  • The Art of Programming
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Theory of Computation
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Data Structures
  • Data Structures Lab
  • Object Oriented Lab

Semester 2

  • Operating Systems
  • Database Management Systems
  • Computer Networks
  • Software Engineering
  • The Design and Analysis of Algorithm
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Database Management System Lab
  • Unix

Semester 3

  • Open Elective
  • Soft Core
  • Research Methodology
  • Elective I
  • Elective II
  • Elective III

Semester 4


Students get Value Added Certifications from leading technology companies of India & Abroad in the areas of:

1. Programming Essentials in Python by CISCO NetAcad

The certificate course in Python covers all the basics of programming in Python, as well as general computer programming concepts and techniques. The course also familiarizes the student with the object-oriented approach.

Course overview – Python is an interpreted, object – oriented, high-level programing language with dynamic semantics. The Python interpreter and the extensive standard library are available in source or binary form without charge for all major platforms, and can be freely distributed

2. Networking Essentials and Cyber security by CISCO NetAcad

Practice and build real networking skills with CCNA and CCNP certification aligned curriculum.

3. Azure AI Engineer Associate by Microsoft

Azure is Microsoft’s public cloud computing platform which offers range of cloud services such as compute, networking, storage, analytics and more. This course teaches how those Azure services can be put together to enable developer to design, implement, operationalize, monitor, optimize and secure all AI solutions on Microsoft Azure.

4. Amazon Web Services (AWS) &  Cloud Architecting by Amazon

Cloud Architecting covers the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on AWS. The course is designed to teach solutions, architects how to optimize their use of the AWS cloud by understanding AWS services and how they fit into cloud-based solutions.
This course provides opportunities for students to build a variety of infrastructures through a guided, hands-on approach.

Admission to the MCA program at ISME is highly competitive. The Admissions team reviews applications on an individual basis looking at both quantitative and qualitative aspects of an applicant’s professional and academic background. An elaborate selection process is followed to ensure quality enrolment.


A candidate with any degree of a minimum of 3 years duration (10+2+3) of Bangalore University or of any other University equivalent there into with a minimum of 50% of marks in the aggregate of all subjects including languages, if any, provided further, that the candidate has studied Mathematics / Computer science /Business Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Applications / Electronics as a subject at PUC level or equivalent HSC (XII Standard) or at Degree level is eligible for admission to MCA Course. Relaxation to SC/ST, Group I be extended as per University norms.

General Criteria

Applicants are selected on the basis of their predicted grades. Final admission is based on the cumulative assessment of the Graduation results and personal interview.

Selection Process:

Stage 1: Complete MCA Application Form (Online)
Every applicant seeking admission to ISME needs to complete the Application Form, attach the required documents and submit the entire application online

Stage 2: Personal Interview (Online / Face to face)

Stage 3: Admission Decision
Based on the review of the application, test scores and the recommendation of the interview panel, the admission committee invites selected students for admission to the program. Admitted candidates are sent the Admission Offer letter. The admission would be final only after the receipt of confirmation of Admission Acceptance from the candidate and the payment of the registration fee. Fee once paid is non-refundable.

*Note – Applicant can apply only once.

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