Welcome to Chimanbhai Patel Post Graduate Institute of Computer Applications[CPPGICA] an institute affiliated to Gujarat University offering MCA as a course.

MCA as a Career

A professional postgraduate degree, MCA is for people aiming to dig deeper into the world of computers and its applications. With the continuous advancement of information technology, the demand of MCA graduates in the IT industry is pretty high. And an individual with a master’s degree in computer applications along with the right amount of relevant work experience, skill set and caliber can easily find great job opportunities at leading IT firms (both private and government) across India and abroad.

Career Options

1. Software Programmer/Developer
2. Software Tester
3. Software Application Architect
4. Technical Writer
5. Systems Analyst
6. Social Media Handler
7. Software Consultant
8. Web Designer/Developer
9. Mobile App Developer
10. Network Engineer
11. Business Analyst
12. Project Manager
13. Database Engineer
14. Quality Analyst

Syllabus

Semester – 1 Download Syllabus

Semester – 2 Download Syllabus

Semester – 3 Download Syllabus

Semester – 4 Download Syllabus

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Semester – 6 Download Syllabus

Evaluation Pattern

  • The MCA Programme is carried out based on semester pattern with six semesters in three academic years.

  • The assessment pattern for MCA programme comprises a module of a final semester-end examination carried out by the Gujarat Technological University and internal evaluation by the college as well.

  • All subjects having theory component carry a weightage of 100 marks – 70 marks for GTU’s final theory exam and 30 marks for mid –semester exam.

  • All subjects having theory and practical components carry a weightage of 150 marks – 70 marks for GTU’s final theory exam, 30 marks for mid –semester theory exam, 30 marks for GTU’s final practical exam, and 20 marks for mid –semester practical exam.

  • Only practical/tutorial subjects carry a weightage of 100 marks – 80 marks for GTU’s final exam and 20 marks for mid –semester exam.

  • The final semester project carries a weightage of 700 marks – 500 marks for GTU’s final exam and 200 marks for internal exam.

  • The passing norm is minimum 50 % of marks in each individual head of University exam, mid semester exam and internal assessment for all the subjects.

  • In case of the backlog(less than 50% marks in any component); whenever student clears the component, only 50%marks (max) is considered out of total marks for the subjects /head.

  • There will be one mid semester exam in a semester for University exam as well as remedial test. In case of failure to clear the remedial, student will have to appear in the regular semester test in the subsequent year.

  • Student having more than 4 backlogs after declaration of remedial exam result is not allowed for further studies, till he/she clears backlog/s; so as total number of backlogs are not more than 4.

  • Duration of the question paper is 2:30 hours.

  • There will be 5 questions of maximum 70 marks out of which questions of 21 marks will be compulsory.

  • After adding the internal marks with the marks secured by the student in the University examination, the marks will be converted to a letter grade as per the following:

    1. 1. 85 -100 marks – AA grade
      2. 75 – 84 marks – AB grade
      3. 65 – 74 marks – BB grade
      4. 55 – 64 marks – BC grade
      5. 50 – 54 marks – CC grade
      6. Less than 50 marks is FF grade

    Scholarships

    The Institute provides assistance in getting both Central/State Government scholarships. The Institute also provides financial assistance to meritorious students who are financially weak.

    Pedagogy & Innovative Practices

    At SCCPGICA, students are trained to be goal oriented and focused in their pursuit of knowledge.
    At SCCPGICA, both students and faculty act together to accomplish something which is of greater importance to widen student’s exposure and practice in IT technologies. We emphasize on increasing the human skills by clear conceptual understanding of subjects with complete exposure to industry practices. The approach includes the following steps:

    SELF STUDY

    To get in touch with changing developments, the prospective software professionals are required to gather information from conference proceedings and reference books. This is a part of the rigorous course curriculum.

    COLLOQUIUM SERIES

    Students during their tenure at SCCPGICA attend lectures/talks/presentations given by senior computer professionals from organizations, IT companies and consulting firms. Thus, students get a wide exposure to real-life design, development and testing practices being followed in the industry.

    PROJECT WORK

    As per the course curriculum, the students are required to make projects on different topics. This helps them in applying the newly acquired theory to practice. These projects require the students to design specifications, develop codes and carry out thorough testing by discussion with industry personnel. Mini projects are carried out during the five semesters and a medium size project is done in the final semester of MCA programme at a renowned IT company.

    PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

    The performance of a student is evaluated through:

      1. Class Participation
      2. Assignments
      3. Case Study Analysis
      4. Sectoral Presentations
      5. Project Work
      6. Mid-term Tests
      7. Semester-end Examinations

    Admission

    The admission to the degree course is given by the merit obtained in common admission test conducted by CMAT-AICTE every year. The test comprises questions related to Basic English, Mathematics and Logical Reasoning.

    Eligibility& other details

    MCA – Lateral Entry

    1. A Candidate who has completed BCA / B.Sc. (IT) or equivalent course can apply for direct admission to 3rd Semester of MCA
    2. MCA (Lateral Entry) is a two year programme divided into four semesters.

    MCA – Regular

    1. A Candidate who has completed Graduation in any stream can apply for admission to 1st Semester of MCA
    2. MCA (Regular) programme is a three-year programme divided into six semesters.
  • The minimum academic requirement to get admission to MCA is 50% marks in graduation for open category and 45% marks for the reservation category.

  • Post graduates and candidates awaiting their results may also apply, provided they clear their exam with the requisite marks before a specified date.

  • The candidate shall have passed the HSCE (Std. XII, 10+2 pattern) with Mathematics or Business Mathematics or Statistics as one of the subject or Bachelor’s degree with Mathematics or Business Mathematics or Statistics as one of the subject.

  • The Institute has an intake of 90 students.

  • On successful completion of the course, students would be awarded with MCA degree by Gujarat Technological University.

  • Fees

    The fees for MCA programme is 1,04,000 per annum as approved by FRC.

    Faculty in SCPPIGA

    Dr. Hardik Soni

    Director

    Qualification
    PhD, M.Sc.

    Total Years of Experience
    17

    Email
    directormca@cpi.edu.in

    Dr. Hardik Soni

    Director

    Prof. Yagnesh Dave

    Sr. Assistant Professor, Placement Coordinator & GTU Coordinator

    Qualification
    MCA, B.Com.

    Total Years of Experience
    14 years and 6 months

    Email
    yagneshdave@cpi.edu.in

    Prof. Yagnesh Dave

    Sr. Assistant Professor, Placement Coordinator & GTU Coordinator

    Prof. Angira Patel

    Sr. Assistant Professor

    Qualification
    MCA, B.Sc.

    Total Years of Experience
    19 years

    Email
    angirapatel@cpi.edu.in

    Prof. Angira Patel

    Sr. Assistant Professor

    Dr. Kruti Jani

    Sr. Assistant Professor

    Qualification
    PhD, MCA, B.Sc.

    Total Years of Experience
    12 years and 10 Months

    Email
    krutijani@cpi.edu.in

    Dr. Kruti Jani

    Sr. Assistant Professor

    Prof. Jaimin Jani

    Assistant Professor

    Qualification
    MCA, BE

    Total Years of Experience
    9 years

    Email
    jaiminjani@cpi.edu.in

    Prof. Jaimin Jani

    Assistant Professor

    Prof. Tinal Parikh

    Assistant Professor

    Qualification
    MCA, B.Com.

    Total Years of Experience
    10 years

    Email
    tinalparikh@cpi.edu.in

    Prof. Tinal Parikh

    Assistant Professor

    Prof. Harish Morwani

    Assistant Professor

    Qualification
    SLET, M. Phil., MCA, ‘A’ Level, B.Sc.

    Total Years of Experience
    10 years

    Email
    harishmorwani@cpi.edu.in

    Prof. Harish Morwani

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Priyank Nahar

    Assistant Professor

    Qualification
    PhD, MCA, BCA

    Total Years of Experience
    13 years and 5 Months

    Email
    priyanknahar@cpi.edu.in

    Dr. Priyank Nahar

    Assistant Professor

    Prof. Ashutosh Trivedi

    Assistant Professor

    Qualification
    MCA, BITCA

    Total Years of Experience
    9 Years

    Email
    ashutoshtrivedi@cpi.edu.in

    Prof. Ashutosh Trivedi

    Assistant Professor

    Events

    Navratri Celebration
    Shri Chimanbhai Patel Institutes organize ‘Dandiya Dhamaal’ for their students and alumnus every year during the auspicious days of Navratri which symbolizes the victory of good over evil. The evening is full of fun and frolic wherein the best female and male dancers from each stream are awarded prizes. The event is enjoyed thoroughly by the students and it is a grand success year on year.

    Sports Day
    Shri Chimanbhai Patel Institutes organize sports day for its students every year in the beginning of the year to develop the sporting spirit amongst students. The students are provided a platform here to display their physical prowess and gain hands on experience of managing such events. The students display commitment, coordination and enthusiasm and make sports day a huge success every year.

    Zorba
    Academic term remained vibrant for all MCA students due to recreational activities held at MCA campus named ZORBA 2018. Active student participation was observed in various activities like Talent Shows, Mark ur Signature, Musical Chair, Ramp Walk with Traditional Dress and Fun with Garba. Mime performed under the ‘Show Case Talent’ was appreciated by one and all present there.

    Guest Lecture
    Googler Manan Shah had visited the campus on 29th Jan, 2018. He motivated the MCA students by delivering a talk on ‘How to prepare for Big IT Giants’ like Google, Amazon and others. CPIMCA alumni student and young entrepreneur Mr. Nishant Contractor also guided students about the upcoming technologies useful for their careers.
    Seminars held by MCA Faculties
    Prof. Harish Morwani & Dr. Priyank Nahar conducted two seminars on Bitcoin/Blockchain technology at J G College of Computer Applications and Navgujarat College in March, 2018. The seminars gave the students a glimpse of what is the technology behind bitcoin which is gaining a lot of limelight in media now-a-days. The sessions also highlighted the current lacunae in the financial system and how they can be solved using Block Chain Technology.
    Alumni Meet
    College life is an imperative phase in a student’s academic journey. It’s a pleasure to know how students are performing in their professional life. Alumni meet is a platform for ex-students of the institute to visit the campus again to relive old memories. The alumni meet 2018 was conducted on 21st April 2018 at our institute campus. Around 60 alumnus graced the occasion filled with fun, fervor. Discussions regarding how alumnus can contribute in the professional growth of existing students was carried out.

    Workshop on Vulnerability Assessment, Penetration Testing and Web Application Security
    Shri Chimanbhai Patel Post Graduate Institute of Computer Applications organized a state level workshop titled “Vulnerability Assessment, Penetration Testing and Introduction to Web Application Security” on 19th and 20th March, 2016 at their campus. The workshop was conducted by Mr. Manu Zacharia, who is a renowned information security evangelist with more than 20 years of professional experience. He was awarded the prestigious ‘Microsoft Most Valuable Professional’ award for four years in Enterprise security stream. The workshop provided the participants with a basic understanding of the known and unknown terminologies used in cyber world with a lot of real life case studies. The workshop also included the entire gamut of cyber security tools including Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT).

    Workshops Series
    Shri Chimanbhai Patel Institute of Computer Applications organized a 2-days workshop with hands on practical experience on “HTML5, CSS3 and Java Script” on March 9th and 10th, 2016 where more than 65 students from BCA and MCA participated. A similar workshop was organized on “Android Application Development” on 11th and 12th March, 2016 where more than 80 students from MCA participated. The workshop was sponsored by “Skill India Project” and executed by NIIT. All the participants were awarded a certificate at the end of the workshop. It was an enlightening experience for the MCA students to undergo a professional application development training.

    Research

    Workshop on Networking


    by Cellone Networks
    on July 21, 2017

    Topics:- Concepts of networking, IP addresses and networking techniques, live demo of networking, tutorials and lab sessions

    Seminar on Digital Marketing


    by Mr. Mitesh Darji [Tops Technologies]
    on September 1, 2017

    Topics:- skills to implement effective, measurable digital marketing strategies to increase online visibility and generate better quality leads, search engine optimization and link building, how to maximize visitor conversation opportunities and measuring online marketing performance using Google Analytics, Google AdWords

    Workshop on Python Programming


    by Sigma Trimers and Kits
    on February 23, 2018

    Topics:- Raspberry pi code on hardware devices

    Seminar on How to prepare for Big IT giants


    by Mr. Nishant Contractor [Google]
    on January 29, 2018

    Topics:- Latest technological trends

    FDP on Effective Teaching


    by Dr. Bhushan Trivedi [GLS University]

    Topics:- Effective Teaching Pedology

    FDP on How to select Research Topic?


    by Dr. Bhushan Trivedi [GLS University]

    Topics:- Selection of research topic

    Workshop on VAPT


    by Mr. Manu Zacharia – Information Security Evangelist
    on March 18-19, 2016

    Topics:- Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing

    Workshop on Web Designing


    by NIIT
    on March 09-10, 2016

    Topics:- HTML 5, CSS3, Javascript

    Workshop on Mobile App Development


    by NIIT
    on March 11-12, 2016

    Topics:- Android

    Placements

    SCPPGICA has a concerned and committed placement cell with the involvement of the core faculty members. The interaction with the business houses, industrial units and various organizations are held. The cell also manages the part time projects during the course of MCA and full time project for semester VI students.

    Pre-Placement Activities

    With a clear objective of “Defining the Career Path of Every Student”, the Placement Cell is actively involved in the activities like: Training Students on Recent Technical Trends and Corporate Soft Skills, Building Relationships with Corporate, Industrial Visits, Guest Lectures, Alumni Interaction, Feedback Collection, Conducting Mock Interviews etc. Working HR professionals from different Corporate Houses are invited to expose students with corporate culture and groom them accordingly. Pre Placement talks help the students in choosing a suitable company and appear in interview only if it fits into his criteria.

    Placement Proceedings

    Once the companies show their willingness to participate in our campus drive, all the details regarding the job profile, positions (technology wise), salary package, recruitment process, location etc. are shared with the students. The interested students can then register themselves for the placement process of that company. The placement team would then coordinate with company and finalizes placement schedules at mutually convenient dates.

    After the registration, the details of all the interested students is shared with the company which then follow its recruitment process on the allotted day and time which might include Aptitude test, Technical round, HR round etc. The students are short listed for various assignments. The students negotiate the terms and conditions of the said offers with respective organizations. The focus is to get the right type of persons for right type of jobs.

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