Objective : The three years Distance
Learning Master of Computer Applications (MCA) Degree being
conducted by The Global Open University, Nagaland has been
designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of
experts in the fields of information technology and
management, computer programming, internet operations,
computer applications, business communication, logic design,
data structure, systems analysis computer architecture,
windows and server administration, data base management etc.
Career in Computer Applications and
Software Engineering Industry
The MCA Degree offered at The Global Open
University Nagaland is having the latest curriculum related
to Computer Applications syllabus at the Master's level with
the view to preparing software professionals for catering to
the IT and the Software Industry in all developed countries
of the world. The curriculum and the study materials are
revised and updated every six months for the inclusion of
the latest trends in computer industry. Accordingly
assistance and advice are sought on a continuing basis from
the industry for knowing and assessing their requirements.
The Central and the State Governments, Public and Private
Sector Organisations, Industrial Houses, Educational
Establishments including Universities, Colleges, Schools and
other Institutions are supported through out the year for
ensuring that the students optimise their knowledge
regarding the effective use of computing facilities by
designing and providing software solutions for national
development and bringing computers even in the remote
villages in all States and Union Territories.
Eligibility : Graduates of any discipline Duration
: Three years
Award : Master of Computer Applications (MCA) Degree
shall be awarded to all the successful candidates by The
Global Open University, Nagaland.
Fundamentals of Info.Tech.
Intro. to Microprocessor
Programming in C
Visual Basic Programming
Programming in C++
Database Management Systems
Internet and Web Page Design
Principles of Management
Management Info. Systems
Advanced Java Development
Data Mining and Warehousing
Total Quality Management
Computer Aided Management
PC Assembly and Troubleshooting
Examination Centers : Annual / Semester Examinations
are conducted for all the admitted students every year at different Examination Centres
within the State of Nagaland (Dimapur, Kohima, Wokha) only.
Total Fee for all the Six Semesters :
Total Fee : Rs. 37,525
Accordingly, the Application Form duly filled-in along with
four stamp size photographs, copies of certificates and mark
sheets and a Bank Draft for the first instalment of full
fee, i.e. Rs. 37,525 in the name of “The Global Open
University, Nagaland” payable at Dimapur must reach the
Admissions Officer, The Global Open University, The
Global Open University, Sodzulhou Village, P.O. - ARTC,
NH-39, Dimapur - 797115 Nagaland by speed post only.
Confirmation of Admission : The Admissions Office
will issue the money receipt and send confirmation letters
to all admitted participants within ten days from the date
of the receipt of completed applications alongwith first
instalment of fee and copies of certificates and
testimonials. The identity card and lessons will be
despatched within a month.
Examination Fee : A fee of Rs. 150 per paper is to be
paid before appearing in the Semester Examinations at any
notified location in India.
Examination Scheme : Each paper is of 100 marks out
of which 30 marks are for internal assessment based on
performance after submission of assignments where as 70
marks are for written examination to be held at different
examination centres in and outside the country.
Project Work : All admitted participants will be
required to complete Mini Projects for each of the subjects
of the MCA Degree on a relevant topic related to the
concerned subject / paper in partial fulfilment for the
requirements of the 30 marks allotted for assignments. The
Mini Project Reports are to be submitted semesterwise.
Accordingly six Mini Project Reports are to be submitted for
each semester before appearing in the semester examination.
Master's Thesis : All admitted participants must
submit a Master's Thesis based on a topic selected by them
and approved by the University. Submission of the Master's
Thesis is an integral part of the MCA Degree Programme. The
participants may be required to undergo an internship /
attachment with any organisation having facilities of
computer and information technology applications for
enabling the participants in undergoing the training for
acquiring necessary skills and for preparing a Master's
Thesis to be submitted in fulfilment for the requirements of
Practical Exercises : Students of MCA Degree must
ensure that they buy their own computers for their practical
experience and for learning through virtual and e-learning
exercises provided to them from time to time besides
designing their own software packages for the purposes of
the University with a view to strengthening their knowledge
regarding software engineering.