Jobs After MCA
MCA is a three year master degree program comprising of six semesters. This professional course is designed to meet the growing requirement of qualified professionals not only in IT industry, but also in other industries as well. The admission to the MCA program can be obtained after completion of the graduation course. On completion of the MCA course, the students will be able to have a deep knowledge on subjects like database management, statistics, algorithm design, mobile technologies, finance, programming languages, accounting, computational theory, Quality assurance/Control, network management, probability, organizational behavior, Project Management, etc.
After successful completion of MCA, the candidates will be able to get jobs in different industries like software engineering and development, hardware and networking, research and development, services and application support, etc…As far as software engineering and development is concerned, the candidate can get job as Trainee Programmer, software tester, software analyst, Software Engineer, software administrator or as a software programmer. The hardware and networking industry contain the physical elements of computer system (i.e.) designing, manufacturing and maintenance of computers. It also involves integration and installation of computer systems through networking. Research and development involves the crafting of circuits and chips and computer architecture. The service and application support industry includes application management and system integration, maintenance of software application and its installation and much more.
Initially, the candidate can begin his/her career as a junior programmer or trainee and he/she can grow at a faster pace and can become system analyst or can also become project leaders and the growth prospects is high up to top level management in many reputed organizations.
Many top rated and widely recognized organizations in the IT industry namely Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant Technology Services, IBM, Accenture offers good job opportunity and salary packages to fresh MCA candidates, which may be starting from 2.5 lakhs to 3.5 lakhs approximately and salary packages for some of other companies are even higher and negotiable depends on applicant’s profile.