MCA (Master of Computer Applications) is best career option for those who missed the opportunity of Engineering degree. Any one who have taken Math at 10+2 level and passed in math at 10+2 are eligible for admission for MCA course in some Indian college or university After completion of graduation in any subject.
MCA is usually 3 year course. After getting MCA degree they can apply for same post as Computer engineering graduate for any software company. B.E. in computer science and MCA degree are technically equivalent. But generally salary and job for MCA passed out is slightly lower as compared to B.E in computer science.
All colleges or Universities in which MCA course is there, take admission in their own way.
There is no single one window exam for getting admission in any universities except All India MCA Common Entrance Test (AIMCET). By qualifying AIMCET you will be eligible for admission in some state colleges on quota basis.
You need to apply separately for each universities where you are interested in taking admission. University will conduct written entrance exam, some universities may also conduct GD and interview. Criteria for admission may vary for different universities. All admission procedure information will be available at admission brochures.
Keep good command in math for sure admission. Read all syllabus of MCA entrance test and prepare for it.
Here is the top 10 Universities for MCA with number of approximate seat.
1. Pune University – 60 seats
2. Delhi University – 40 seats
3. JNU., New Delhi -30 seats
4. NIT Trichy – 60 seats
5. MNNIT, Allahabad -30 seats
6. BHU, Varanasi -30 seats
7. IIT Roorkee- 30 seats
8. ICSE Indore – 60 seats
9. VJTI, Mumbai- 30 seats
10. Jalgaon University -30 seats
All the above are Gov universities, so fees is low. MCA at private collage is not of much value.
For more information visit at respective university website by searching the name of college in Google.