Top 7 MCA Distance Learning Universities in India

MCA (Master of Computer Applications) is a full- time degree course after completing graduation. The duration of this course is three years which consists of six-semester exams for the student. Various features like computational theory, programming, algorithm, design and optimization, mobile technologies, electronics, etc are covered in this course. Some institutes provide MCA with eleven semesters and six months on Job Training which is six years integrated MCA.

The MCA program helps students nurture themselves and trains them to work in fields related to the IT Sector. This course provides 10 different specializations: System Management, System Development, System Engineering, Application Software, Internet, Management Information System (MIS), Software Development, Troubleshooting, Hardware Technology and Networking.

The mode of imparting education in Distance Learning of MCA is the internet instead of classroom teaching. This gives the student the added benefit of convenience. Here are Top 10 Universities that provides best Distance Learning course for MCA:

1: IGNOU, Delhi

Indira Gandhi National Open University comes first in this list. With over 60 regional centers over India, this is the perfect fit for MCA distance learning. IGNOU was established in 1985 at Maidan Garhi, Delhi. With 150+ courses to offer online IGNOU offers a minimum of 3 years and a maximum of 6 years.

Duration: 3 years – 6 years
Eligibility: Any Bachelors Degree (3 years) plus Maths as a subject for 10+2 or at Graduation level.
Fees: Rs. 72,000/- approx.

2: Bangalore University

The MCA Bangalore University is far ahead of other universities because of their attractive features including but not limited to their Mobile App, Online Assessments, E-Books, Reference Videos and more. The fee structure is also very flexible and doesn’t burden you.

Duration: 3 years – 6 years 
Eligibility: Any Bachelors Degree (3 years) plus Maths as a subject for 10+2 or at Graduation level.
Fees: Rs. 72,000/- approx.

3: Annamalai University, DDE

Established in 1929, Annamalai is situated in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu. In 1979 The Directorate of Distance Learning was established in Annamalai University. The Directorate of Distance Learning Annamalai University offers a total of two hundred different courses under the regular-stream. With over 2500 enrollments this year, this university is well equipped with technology and state of the art infrastructure. Accredited with an ‘A’ Grade by NAAC, Annamalai is one of the best universities for distance learning. 

Duration: 3 years – 6 years 
Eligibility: Passed with a minimum of 45% in B. Sc. With Mathematics or possessing a technical degree.
Fees: Rs. 90,000/- approx.

4: University of Mumbai

One of the oldest and iconic universities in India is Mumbai University. The university is located at Vidhyanagari, Fort, Mumbai. For admission, students have to give the Mumbai University Entrance Test directed by The Institute of Distance and the Open Learning University of Mumbai. The University of Mumbai only offers this course to Indian citizens who reside in the country.

Duration: 3 years – 6 years 
Eligibility: Any Bachelors Degree (3 years) plus Maths as a subject for 10+2 or at Graduation level.
Fees: Rs. 43000/- approx.

5: University of Madras

Madras University through Distance Education at present offers more than 90 Degree programs. In South India, the University of Madras is very famous for its UG and PG program in distance education and teaching methodologies. Madras University offers an MCA general and MCA lateral entry.

Duration: 3 years – 6 years 
Eligibility: Any Bachelors Degree (3 years) plus Maths as a subject for 10+2 or at Graduation level.
Fees: Rs. 37,000/- approx.

6: Sikkim Manipal University

Sikkim Manipal University Director Education (SMU-DE) is an award-winning and ISO 9001:2008 certified university in India. The Distance Education MCA program is one of the popular courses offered in the university. It takes a minimum of 3 years (6 semesters) but can also be done over 5 years. The program is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC).

Duration: 3 years – 5 years 
Eligibility: Any Bachelors Degree (3 years) plus Maths as a subject for 10+2 or at Graduation level.
Fees: Rs. 4,50,000/- approx. For general Quota
 Rs. 2,49,600/- approx. For Sikkim Students Quota

7: Madurai Kamaraj University

Madurai Kamaraj University distance education came into being after a bill was passed by the overall assembly of the State in the year 1965. Thus, the Government of Tamil Nadu conjointly, with the University Grants Commission funded and owned this statutory university. The course offered is famous all over the country for its adept knowledge and teaching style. 

Duration: 3 years – 6 years 
Eligibility: Any Bachelors Degree (3 years) plus Maths as a subject for 10+2 or at Graduation level.
Fees: Rs. 45,000/- approx.

Conclusion

Distance education can be a difficult call, especially with your hectic schedule after your schooling years. With these universities behind you though, you will find it exceptionally convenient and easy to understand and learn your course modules and in no time at all, climb up on the success ladder of life. 

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