MANAV RACHNA INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH AND STUDIES
(Formerly MANAV RACHNA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY )
FAQs – Computer Applications
Q1. What are the future prospects after completing BCA and MCA?
BCA and MCA degree holders can join industry with/on a profile of software developer, software engineer, software tester, graphic designer, animator, web developer, data scientist, data base administrator etc. After completing MCA program, students can also become part of research projects funded by Govt. and private agencies. Students can apply in other technical profile demanded by the Private, Public and Govt. sector after completing his/her MCA degree.
Q2. List of companies where our students are already placed after completing BCA and MCA.
Some of the major companies in which FCA students are placed : NIIT, HCL, Infogain, Hewitt, Eriscent, Accenture, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, L & T, Infosys, TCS, Adobe, ICS, Sunlife, Collabra, QA Infotech, Maintech, Successive Technologies, IBM, Honeywell, Dell, Cvent, Amazon, Rituam Info solutions, IDS Infotech, Minerva Technology Solutions, American Express, and the number is constantly growing.
Q3. What is the duration of BCA and MCA program?
BCA is a 3 years degree program and MCA (Normal) is a 2 years degree program.
Q4. What is the USP in doing Computer Application programme from FCA under MRIIRS?
Syllabus is designed as per the current industry trends so as to make students competent enough to join the best of IT industries as per their domain knowledge. We also emphasize on holistic development, ethical orientation and research activities. To promote research activities, students are encouraged to participate in Conferences/Seminars and publish research papers in Journals/Conferences. Course of ITR (Introduction to Research) is part of curriculum for every student. Department provides platform to the students to be associated with professional societies at National/International level like CSI, ACM, and IEEE etc.
Q5. What is the quality of the Faculty in MRIIRS and what is so innovative in their teaching methodologies?
The faculty members of department of Computer Applications are highly qualified and comprises of distinguished academicians from the best institutions and leading professionals from the corporate world with rich industry experience. The faculty lays great emphasis on continuous evaluation by means of well designed tutorials and practical sessions; every effort is made to reinforce the concepts taught in the classroom. Apart from teaching, the faculty members have been vigorously pursuing research and have been regularly publishing research papers in various National and International journals of repute as well as in prestigious conferences. The faculty members of FCA are also associated with various renowned professional bodies such as CSI, ACM and IEEE.
Q6. What kind of grooming programs are offered to the students?
In FCA, special personality development classes are being conducted for the holistic development of students. The curriculum of these classes covers – Soft skills, Aptitude, Verbal Reasoning, Resume Writing, Interviewing Skills and Presentation Skills. Trained faculties from Career Development Cell (CDC) are being deputed to conduct these classes in each semester for each of the FCA programs. Moreover we offer courses of employability Enhancement where students learn to develop and execute innovative ideas to enhance their employability skills.
Q7. What measures are taken to help the students in finding employment?
We have a well equipped central placement cell called Corporate Resource Centre (CRC) which is doing commendable job year after year. All the big corporate brands do come in Manav Rachna to hire our students. FCA conducts special coaching for improving the employability skills of the students. To provide all essential information’s related to recruitment process to each eligible student, we have two Training and Placement Officers (TPO) in the department who work as liaison between students and the central placement cell. Department also have collaboration with various IT industries in order to provide Internships and Vocational trainings to the students.
Q8. Normally what percentage of the students passing out of MRIIRS secures employment / placement?
Most of our students prefer to go for higher studies and competitive exams after their graduation program. More than 80% of the eligible students are placed through campus placement drive. FCA has achieved 100% placement for the MCA (2017-19) Batch with the highest package of 7 Lakhs.
Q9. Do you teach something other than the prescribed syllabus?
We organize Expert Lectures and Workshops for the students and faculty members in which we invite renowned resource persons from IITs and IT industry in order to enhance the skills required as per the latest demand of the industry.
Q10. Are students from non mathematical background eligible to join BCA/ MCA program?
A candidate is eligible to take admission in BCA program without Mathematics background. Even candidates from Humanities and Medical Background can also take admission in BCA and MCA programs. For admission in MCA program, a candidate must have mathematics at 10+2 level or in graduation.
B.Sc. Information Technology
Q1. How Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS), New Zealand is associated with MRIIRS for its B.Sc. – IT program.
Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS) Auckland, New Zealand is a unique tertiary institution providing UG and PG level programmes. It is also one of the New Zealand’s largest private degree-granting institutions. AIS has partnered with MRIIRS to support the delivery of NZQA-accredited programme in Information Technology (B.Sc. – IT degree).
Q2. Do the faculty members of the respective foreign college will come and interact with students?
Yes, the faculties from AIS do come time to tome and interact with students under Faculty Exchange Programme. The Faculty Exchange Programme is planned for two weeks every academic year in which a series of lectures and seminars are planned for Bsc IT students.
Q3. Are there any exchange programmes through which I can go and study in the concerned College for a semester?
Yes, a student has an option to spend a semester or a year at AIS, New Zealand. Also in BSc IT program, it is compulsory for every student to spend 4 weeks in AIS, New Zealand in third year.
Q4. What is the campus placement history of FCA programmes?
MRIIRS is having full-fledged placement cell known as CRC – Corporate Resource Centre. It helps student regarding their placement. Some of the major companies in which our students are placed are NIIT, HCL, Infogain, Hewitt, Eriscent, Accenture, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, L & T, Infosys, TCS, Adobe, ICS, Sunlife, Collabra, QA Infotech, Maintech, Successive Technologies, IBM, Honeywell, Dell, Cvent, Amazon, Rituam Info solutions, IDS Infotech, Minerva Technology Solutions, American Express and the number is constantly growing.
Q5. Are there any industry visits for my program?
Yes, there are several industrial visits organized to various organizations as per their relevance to the programs. In the industrial visits, the students are given exposure to the work culture of IT industry.
Q6. Does B.Sc. IT hold any workshops/ seminars?
Yes, a lot of workshops/ seminars are conducted in the department under various themes. We have three technical clubs under which various technical activities are planned. Also a lot of research activities are planned under the student chapter of CSI, ACM and IEEE.
Q7. Are students after completing BSc. Information Technology from FCA of MRIIRS eligible for getting admission in MCA Programme?
Yes, the students of B.Sc. Information Technology are eligible for joining any Masters programme. Students with B.Sc. IT degree will get direct admission to MCA 2nd year (i.e. MCA lateral entry). In fact, the exposure to IT subjects during the B.Sc. IT programme would prove a great help to students while attending their MCA programme.
Q8. What is the future scope of study after B.Sc. IT program?
A student can join any PG programme in India or abroad. As the students of B.Sc.IT are spending atleast 4 weeks at AIS during their degree programme, the job prospects are high at New Zealand also.