Post graduate program

MCA Lateral Entry


About the Course

 Master’s in Computer Application (Lateral Entry) is a 2 years professional degree program available for the students who have fulfilled the eligibility criteria for the course. The degree of MCA is one of the popular choices of the students after they have completed their bachelor’s degree in computer applications. This program helps the students to gain advanced knowledge of computer applications and learn the modern programming language. 

Key Highlights Of MCA Lateral Entry


Distance MCA (Lateral Entry) is one of the best postgraduate degrees that enhances computer application knowledge and gives them good career opportunities.

The duration of the course is for 2 years as it is the lateral entry for MCA in distance learning.

Students who want to boost up their career speed and are looking forward to gaining some experience while studying can opt for the course of distance MCA in the lateral entry.

The distance MCA program helps in gaining both theoretical and practical knowledge of the subject.

  Candidates who want to apply for the course are required to complete their BCA/B.Sc. degree with a minimum of 50% marks.


There are various job opportunities for students who have a degree of distance MCA in the industry.


Who Is This Program For?


Candidates who have passed their BCA degree with a minimum of 50% marks can apply for this program in the lateral entry.

Also, students having a degree of B.Sc. in IT or Computer Science from a recognized college are eligible for distance MCA Lateral entry.

Career Aspects After MCA Lateral Entry


Hardware Engineer

Technical Writer

Web Developer

Software Developer

Mobile Applications Developer

Software Administration

System Analyst

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The distance MCA lateral entry course is a 2 yearly program that is available for the students to get advanced knowledge of computer skills and applications.

Yes, the course of Distance MCA is approved by UGC-DEB and is equally valuable as the regular courses.

Yes, you can get the lateral entry in MCA from distance learning.

The duration of the lateral entry MCA in distance mode is 2 years.

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