IGNOU MCA Admission 2024: Application Form, Eligibility, Last Date to Apply

IGNOU MCA 2024 application form may release in January 2024. Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), Delhi is one of the largest distance learning institutes of the country where candidates can take admission and pursue the course through correspondence. IGNOU offers various courses and candidates who have completed their graduation in any stream can opt to pursue MCA programme from the university through distance learning. The 2 years’ MCA programme has been divided into 4 semesters of 6 months each. Here, candidates can get all the important details about the IGNOU MCA application form, eligibility criteria, admit card, exam pattern & important dates.

IGNOU MCA 2024 Important Dates

S.No. Name of the Exam Event Date assigned
1. Date for Online registration form filling January 2024
2. Last date for Application Form Submission February 2024

Course Details

  • The minimum and maximum duration of the course is 3 years and 6 years respectively.
  • The course fee is Rs. 54,000/-
  • Candidates have to pay Rs.9000/- per semester. Non-math category candidates have to pay Rs.1200/- extra for BCS-012 course.

Course Structure

1st Semester
Course Code Course Name Credits
 MCS-011  Problem Solving and Programming  3
 MCS-012  Computer Organisation and Assembly Language Programming  4
 MCS-013  Discrete Mathematics  2
 MCS-014  Systems Analysis and Design  3
 MCS-015  Communication Skills  2
 MCSL-016  Internet Concepts and Web design (Lab Course)  2
 MCSL-017  Lab (C and Assembly Language Programming) (Lab Course)  2
2nd Semester
Course Code Name of the course Credits
 MCS-021  Data and File structures  4
 MCS-022  Operating System concepts  4
 MCS-023  Introduction to Database Management Systems  3
 MCS-024  Object Oriented Technology and Java Programming  3
 MCSL-025  Lab (Data Structures using C, WINDOWS 2000, LINUX / UNIX, Java and MS? ACCESS, My SQL)  4
3rd Semester
Course Code Name of the course Credits
 MCS-031  Design and Analysis of Algorithms  4
 MCS-032  Object Oriented Analysis and Design  3
 MCS-033  Advanced Discrete Mathematics  2
 MCS-034  Software Engineering  3
 MCS-035  Accountancy and Financial Management  3
 MCSL-036  Laboratory Course (For Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Engineering and Accountancy and Financial Management)  3
4th Semester
Course Code Name of the course Credits
 MCS-041  Operating Systems  4
 MCS-042  Data Communication and Networks  4
 MCS-043  Advanced Database Management Systems  4
 MCS-044  Mini Project  4
 MCSL-045  UNIX and DBMS LAB  2
5th Semester
Course Code Name of the course Credits
 MCS-051  Advanced Internet Technologies  3
 MCS-053  Computer Graphics and Multimedia  4
 MCSL-054  Laboratory Course (Advanced Internet Technologies & Computer Graphics and Multimedia)  2
 MCSE-003  Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Management  3
 MCSE-004  Numerical and Statistical Computing  3
 MCSE-011  Parallel Computing  3
6th Semester
Course Code Name of the course Credits
 MCSP-060  Project  16

IGNOU MCA 2024 Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must have completed his graduation from any recognized institute or university in any stream.
  • Along with that, it is also necessary for the applicants that he has studied mathematics as one of the compulsory subjects at the senior secondary level.
  • The age criteria for the IGNOU MCA admission has not been specified as candidates of any age group can take admission in the university to pursue the MCA course.

IGNOU MCA 2024 Application Form

  • IGNOU has released the MCA application form on the official website along with the official notification for admission.
  • The official website of the university is ‘www.ignou.ac.in.
  • Candidates can submit the duly filled application with the correct details.
  • You need to upload your photograph of less than 100 kb.
  • You need to upload your signature of less than 50 kb.
  • Candidates need to apply the application fee for the submission of the application form.
  • The application fee for the candidates will be Rs. 200 for an online mode which can be paid through the credit card, debit card or net banking.
  • Candidates can pay the application fee of Rs. 250 through the DD also which will be in favor of IGNOU payable at New Delhi.

IGNOU New Delhi Contact Information

Indira Gandhi National Open University (A central university under MHRD, established by an act of Indian Parliament), Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068,

Official Website: www.ignou.ac.in

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