Master of Computer Applications (MCA) Programme (Online)

Pursue MCA from India’s top-ranked institution (Top 8 University in India - NIRF University Rankings, 2023 ). Earn a degree equivalent to on-campus degree.
  • Earn a UGC Entitled and AICTE Approved MCA Degree
  • 10+ Diverse Electives including AI, ML, Cyber Security, Big Data, Blockchain and more
  • Live Online Sessions by VIT Faculty
  • Join the Prestigious Network of VIT Alumni
  • Get Attractive Scholarships
Work Experience

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Scholarship Options

Document(s) Required

Scholarship Discount

Divyang (for a person with a disability)

Divyang Certificate


Defence Personnel

Personnel or Service or IC number


VIT Alumni or Emeritus Alumni

Programme Completion Certificate


Government Employees

Identity Card


Merit (70% and above in bachelor's degree)

Marks sheet

Upto 15% (depending on bachelor's degree percentage)

Note: One of the highest discount will be applicable

Market Landscape

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The World Economic Forum concluded that Software Engineers is one of the top 5 emerging jobs in India.

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According to a McKinsey Global report, digital technologies have the potential to create 65 million new jobs in India by 2025.

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Career Growth

The job profiles which see immense opportunity after an experience of 3 - 5 years are Application Software Developer, System Software Developer, IT Architechture, Security Engineers and QA Engineers, Project Manager.

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Programme Overview

The online VIT’s Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programme is launched to prepare students for employment in Information Technology (IT) industry by educating with sound fundamentals and advances in Information- Technology, Software Engineering, and Computer Applications by offering a world class curriculum along with industry-relevant software development tools. VIT accentuates world-class education, cutting edge research, impactful people, rewarding co-creations, and service to society. 

Programme Highlights

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Learn industry 4.0 aligned curriculum from VIT’s world class faculty 

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Wide range of 11 electives in the areas of AI, ML, Cybersecurity, VAR, Analytics and more

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Hands-on experience on 20 tools and programming languages

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Gain Alumni status from Vellore Institute of Technology 

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VIT's virtual programming lab V-PROPEL for automatically validating source codes written in various programming languages. V-PROPEL supports 25+ programming languages and scripts. 

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Live online learning from VIT's top faculty and industry experts, along with recorded sessions

Batch Options for your Convenience

In an endeavor to make your learning more convenient, we are providing you with a choice of 2 batch options to choose from as per your learning preference. Batch Details are as follows:

Batch Option

Batch Name

Batch Timings

Batch Start Date

Batch 1


Monday- Friday, 8:00 PM- 9:00 PM

14 August 2024

Batch 2


Saturday: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM and Sunday: 9:00 AM- 11:15 AM

17 August 2024

Batch Selection Process


Remove Financial Barriers to Your Success

Avail Easy Financing Options

With our no-cost instalment and loan options, let your learning take the spotlight without the stress of financing.
Get Attractive Scholarships

Exclusive scholarships designed for defense personnel, government employees, differently-abled people & meritorious students.

Accreditations and Recognition

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VIT is the first institute of India to receive QS 4-Star rating in overall institute ranking category

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5-Star rating in teaching, employability, facilities, innovation and inclusiveness

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Programmes Recognised by Distance Bureau (DEB) UGC

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National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has accredited VIT with the highest grade ‘A++’ in 2021 (4th cycle)

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Programmes Recognised by World Education Services (WES)

Who should choose this programme?

  • Emerging to senior front end and backend developers who want to develop expertise in software development and debugging, gain deeper understanding in emerging technologies like AI/ML, Cybersecurity, Blockchain, AR/VR and career transition within current organisation. 

  • Emerging to senior database developers who wants to gain in-depth knowledge of computer science principles and programming languages and want transition to computer science roles. 

Past Participant's Profile

Work Experience
Work Experience
Job Functions
  • Consulting

  • Customer Service

  • Engineering/ Design

  • Entrepreneurship

  • IT/ Technology

  • Legal/ Compliance

  • R&D and Product Development

*Based on past participant data

Past Participant's Companies

Note: *All product and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Use of them does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them.

Tools Covered

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Note: All product and company names mentioned in this material are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Their use does not imply any affiliation with or endorsement by them.

Programme Structure

Programme Outcomes

  • Advance in your current career track and successfully transition to new IT roles 

  • Develop expertise in software development and debugging 

  • Gain specialised knowledge from electives in AI, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Cybersecurity, Cyber Forensics, and AR/VR and more

  • Benefit from adaptable learning with a mix of live and recorded online sessions, ensuring flexibility in your study routine, along with stimulating discussions

  • Enhance professional credibility from renowned university in India

Industry-recognized Degree Certificate

Industry-recognized Degree Certificate

▪ On successful completion of the programme, the participants will be awarded the Degree of completion. 

▪ Participants will be evaluated through a combination of internal assessment and an end-term examination, with a 30% weightage given to the internal assessment and a 70% weightage assigned to the end term examination. Each participant must get an overall score of at least 50% in each subject.

Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of VIT.

Programme Coordinator

Dr. Appalaraju Muralidhar
Dr Appalaraju Muralidhar

Associate Professor

Meet the Faculty

Dr. Swathi J. N.
Dr Swathi J N


Dr. K. Mohan
Dr K Mohan

Associate Professor

Dr J Priyadharshini
Dr J Priyadharshini


Dr. K.S. Sendhil Kumar
Dr K S Sendhil Kumar

Sr Associate Professor

Dr. P. Venketesh
Dr P Venketesh


Dr Jayakumar K
Dr Jayakumar K

Sr Assistant Professor

Dr S Murali
Dr S Murali

Sr Associate Professor

Dr Vijayarajan V
Dr Vijayarajan V

Sr Associate Professor

360° Career Support

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Recorded session on LinkedIn profile building

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Recorded session on Interview preparation

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Recorded sessions on Navigating Job Search

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Recorded session on Resume building

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Interview Preparation Guidebooks

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  • The career services mentioned here are offered by Emeritus. These Career Services are offered as a service that empowers you to manage your career proactively.

  • Placement assistance service is available only for Indian residents.

  • Job placement assistance is focused for students with 0 to 5 years of experience.

  • Vellore Institute of Technology or Emeritus does NOT promise or guarantee a job or progression in your current job. VIT is NOT involved in any way and makes no commitments regarding the career services mentioned here.

Be a proud member of the VIT Alumni Network

  • Invitations to exclusive VIT alumni events and networking opportunities

  • On the 26th of January every year, alumni celebrate the Annual Alumni meet at VIT Vellore Campus, where they meet friends, faculty and staff members

  • Access to ‘TRACKS’, annual newsletter that records events and developments in VIT and the activities of the Alumni Association

  • Alumni who have made prominent contributions in the field of Academics & Research, Corporate Career, Entrepreneurship and Social Development are honoured with the ‘Distinguished Alumni Award’ and also the successful young alumni (age below 30 years) who had made significant strides in his/her field of expertise are honoured with the Young Alumni Achiever Award every year

  • Access to the VIT Alumni Association (VITAA) website

Important Information on Application Process

Early registrations are encouraged. Seats fill up quickly!

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