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Course Overview

About MCA Courses

UPES offers different specialisations for MCA courses catering to a wide range of subjects in the technical and financial domains. The duration of all the specialisations is three years or six semesters.

These MCA specialisations can help students switch career domains to other disciplines if they wish to do so in the future. With UPES receiving the QS I-Gauge E-Lead Certification for online learning, students can rest assured about the quality of education, regardless of the delivery model.

Here are the details of each MCA course specialisation.

MCA Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

The course gives students a broad understanding of the concepts of Artificial Intelligence like Data Structures, Algorithms, and Design Processes. Students will also learn about the applications of these concepts in real-world situations such as Natural Language Processing, Robotics, or Computer Vision.

MCA Internet of Things 

The MCA Internet of Things course allows students to become a part of the rapidly evolving and highly rewarding IoT industry.

The course focuses on core computer and IT subjects such as SQL fundamentals, programming and data structures, computer languages such as JAVA and Python, and UNIX and Linux essentials. The USP of the course is the IoT electives that provide a practical experience of the industry.

MCA Specialisation
Master of Computer Application (MCA)Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning    
Cloud Computing and Cyber Security    
Data Science
MCA Career Prospects

The innumerable attractive career prospects in the tech space after graduation is one of the primary USPs of an MCA degree from UPES. 

UPES has a proven track record of providing career placements to 94% of its students. More than 560 companies including Hyundai, Vedanta, Halliburton, and L&T Infotech hire students for different roles.

A few interesting job roles for each MCA course specialisation are mentioned below.

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: Students can explore roles like machine learning engineer, data scientist, AI data analyst or a business intelligence developer.
  • Internet of Things: Students can explore positions like IoT infrastructure architect, test engineer, cloud software engineer or a vulnerability engineer.
Experience Our Beautiful Campus
  • Sports International level playing fields
  • Food Options Multi cuisine food options
  • Library 200,000 Publications
  • Advanced Labs With State-of-the-art facilities
  • Medical Facility 24x7 team of doctors
  • Transport Facility Safe and Secure buses
  • Auditorium 3 world-class auditoriums
  • Secured Campus Round-the-clock monitoring by guards and CCTV

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MCA Eligibility & Admission

Eligibility criteria for MCA Admissions

Eligibility criteria 

50% in 10th, 12th and 50 % in graduation in relevant subjectPersonal Interview2

*CUET (PG) cut-off for UPES - MCA courses: 150

MCA Fee Structure

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MCA Scholarships

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the academic prospects open to me after I pursue my MCA from UPES?

You can get plenty of opportunities to advance your academic prowess once you complete your MCA program from UPES. The course will help you build the technical expertise required for pursuing an M.Tech. or PhD in Computer Science or Artificial Intelligence.

I am interested in following a career in Artificial Intelligence. Can an MCA course help me with that?

Yes. An MCA in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning can get you roles like machine learning engineer, data scientist, AI data analyst or business intelligence developer

Has UPES taken any measures to safeguard its students considering the present circumstances?

Yes, UPES has moved its technical interviews for admission online and has introduced online learning for most of its courses. Additionally, it has also initiated many hygiene and safety schemes on its campus. It has also been certified for safety and hygiene by Bureau Veritas, which is a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification services.

I have a 62% aggregate in my BCA Artificial Intelligence degree. Am I eligible to apply for the MCA program at UPES?

Yes. All students with a minimum aggregate of 50% in their BCA degree with relevant specialisation are eligible to apply for an MCA Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning course at UPES.

What is MCA?

The Master of Computer Application or MCA is a two-year professional post-graduate program under School of Computer Science.

What is the eligibility criteria for admissions to MCA courses?

50% in 10th, 12th and 50% in graduation in relevant subject

What is the admission process for MCA?

School of Computer Science

Core ProgramSpecialisationEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaDuration
Master of Computer Application (MCA)Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Cyber Security and Forensics
Internet of Things
50% in 10th, 12th and 50% in graduation in relevant subjectPersonal Interview2 Years
What is the fee to pursue an MCA course?
Academic Service Fee
Total Fee98,00098,0001,06,0001,06,000
List of required documents for MCA Admission?

For the admission process, students are required to submit the following documents:

- Aadhaar Card Number at the time of registration
- Permanent Account Number (all students and parent)
- Student academic record/personal records, which will be verified at the time of admission through the original documents

Note: Students will only submit the self-attested copy of required document for admission. Students are not supposed to submit any original document.

Does UPES provide scholarships for MCA?

There are academic scholarships for meritorious students; domicile scholarships for bonafide Uttarakhand students; freeships under Project ‘Jyoti’ for students from economically weaker sections; and sports scholarships under Project ‘Vijay’.

How to apply for an MCA program?

Candidates seeking admission to any of the program must Apply Online or offline at admission office by paying the application form fee of Rs. 1350/-.

What is the placement facility for students?

UPES provides placement assistance to all enrolled students subject to their fulfilling eligibility conditions as prescribed in UPES Placement Regulations. However, the obligation of the University will be only to provide placement assistance and not placement guarantee.

The university has a robust and successful career services department. Its partnerships with industries ensure that the students have adequate exposure and get rapidly absorbed into professional roles on completion of their studies. Several offers have been offered by industry giants, such as Airbus, Boeing, Deloitte USI, Ernst & Young, KPMG, PwC, LTI-Larsen & Toubro InfoTech Ltd, Wipro Limited and many others, affirming their trust in UPES.

At UPES, the focus is on developing a world-class pool of young and talented professionals who are ready to hit the ground running in their respective fields. The learning environment and practical hands-on approach help students forge ahead on their chosen career paths with a positive attitude, the right skill set and practical know-how. Because of the relevant and ‘real world’ education and ‘on-the-job’ exposure, the industry-readiness of UPES students has been one of the key differentiators.

Is the hostel facility provided by the university?

Yes, hostel facility is provided by the University. Residential blocks have been earmarked for limited on-campus accommodation (on first come, first serve basis), separately for boys and girls on triple sharing basis. Students wishing to avail hostel facility (on-campus) will need to deposit fee in advance.

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Note: Students who wish to avail the campus hostel facility should submit the following documents along with the requisite hostel fee without fail:

- Medical Certificate*
- Police Verification Report* (from their respective city/town)