SMU Distance Education MCA Admission Fee Eligibility

Sikkim Manipal University Distance Education MCA


The Directorate of Distance Education SMU offers 3 years Masters in Computer Application (MCA) Program under distance learning mode.

SMU distance learning MCA program is an advance course for software development & testing professionals. The course duration is of 3 years divided into 6 semesters.

Those who take up MCA as their higher degree are BCA graduates. It is a flexible course offered by SMU through distance learning mode and is best for working professionals as it is a convenient method of completing higher education parallel with job.

Completing MCA from SMU DE also opens up many world best opportunities for students. The whole course includes intensive practical and theory knowledge.

Students get to know more about Algorithm analysis and design, Programming in C++, Java, Fundamentals of Computer and IT etc. Students get to know more about the concept of application software system, data mining, system designing, computer network, warehousing, enterprise resource planning, web designing etc.

Once a student completes his/her MCA Degree successfully from a repudiated university like SMU DE, then they get many more career related opportunities. After completing their degree in MCA from SMU, students can apply for the following job positions: -

  • Software Consultant
  • System Analyst
  • Software Application Architect
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer/Programmer
  • IT Manager
  • Security Agencies
  • Project Manager
  • Interface Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Web Developer
  • System Support Administrator

Course Structure of MCA in SMU DE: -

First Semester Second Semester Third Semester Fourth Semester Fifth Semester Sixth Semester
Fundamentals of Computer & IT Advance Data Structure Financial Management & Developing Microprocessor Web Technologies Elective III
Programming in C OOP:C++ DBMS Probability & Statistics Advanced Software Engineering Project Work
Foundations of Mathematics Communication Skill Linux OS Programming in Java Elective I
System Analysis & Design Computer Architecture Technical Writing Analysis & Design of Algo Elective II
Programming in C (Practical) Operating System Advance Computer Networks Java Programming(Practical) Seminar
Advance Data Structure using C++ (Practical) Advanced Computer Networks Analysis & Design of Algo (Practical) Web Tech (Practical)
Linux OS (Practical)

Eligibility & Fee Structure

The MCA course is of minimum 3 years of duration and if any student fails to clear it within 3 years of duration then he/she can apply for it for next two more years. Therefore, maximum duration of completing MCA course in SMU DE is 5 years. All those who have done BCA as a under graduation from any recognized university can apply for it. Mathematics is compulsory in 10+2 or at Graduation level.

Semester Amount in Rs.
First Semester 15,200/-
Second Semester 15,200/-
Third Semester & onwards 16,200/-
Exam fee 2,300/-

*Fee can be revised from time to time. Students can pay course fee either one time/annually. For more details, please contact at Admission cell or check the official website of University There are many multinational organizations that do recruitments with SMU like ING, IBM, Accenture, Amazon, Vodafone, Tech Mahindra etc.

About SMU DE

The Directorate of Distance Education – Sikkim Manipal University was set up in 2001. SMU DE is one of the leading and student centric distance education centres for professional studies. It offers various professional Distance Learning Programs in India. All the programs offered by the university are recognised and approved by Grants Commission (UGC) & Distance Education Bureau (DEB). Apart from the printed self-learning programs, students also get many other facilities like they can access their account from anywhere through EduNxt. EduNxt is award winning next generation education platform. It is an education portal helpful in accessing instant need of education from anywhere.

Apart from all this, they also provide online classes, counselling sessions through experts and 24X7 access to webinar classes. Through all this, they ensure that students are getting all what they need. Such classes and sessions are developed for providing support to students in many ways as if they can clarify all their issues and queries from experts so that they can make better and appropriate choices. Such sessions are helpful from career point of view also. The concept of Distance Education was introduced for all those candidates who are either working professionals or for those who are willing to take higher education but cannot afford huge fees. SMU DE offers all Graduate and Post Graduate courses at a very reliable cost. Also, they offer scholarship programmes.

  • Gyandeep Scholarship

This scholarship programme is for SMU’s Undergraduate Alumni for pursuing their post graduation program.  It is applicable for all SMU DE Under graduates with up to 30% of scholarships.

  • Vidyadeep Scholarship

The Vidyadeep Scholarship is an all India Scholarship for those students who want to pursue their education thorough distance mode in SMU.

  • Vidyadeep Scholarships Highlights
  1. Up to 100% Scholarship
  2. 10,000 Scholarships

SMU DE has been appreciated for its best education system in India with many awards. In its journey of more than 15 years it has earned so many awards like: –

  • Silicon India ranked SMU DE as the “Number One Institute for MBA in Distance Learning”
  • Winner of the ICT Award as the “Digital Learning ICT Enabled University of the Year”
  • ASSOCHAM Award as the “Best University in Online and Distance Learning 2014”
  • Business World Award 2011
  • CSR Award 2011
  • Career 360 survey August 2011