IGNOU MCA 2024: Admission, Fees, Courses, Eligibility, Placements

Updated on - Nov 1, 2022

IGNOU MCA Fees and Courses Summary

Specialization Duration Tuition Fees
MCA 3 Years

IGNOU MCA Highlights

Course Name MCA
Course Level Masters Program
Duration 3 Years
Mode Offline

MCA [Master of Computer Application] Details

IGNOU MCA is a Master of Computer Applications programme. The MCA programme is a two-year full-time programme. The programme consists of various specializations. Admissions are based on the merit acquired by the candidates.

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IGNOU MCA Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for IGNOU MCA programme is stated below.

Course Eligibility Criteria
MCA B.Sc with computers or BCA with an aggregate 50% from a recognised institution

IGNOU MCA Admission 

Admissions to the IGNOU MCA programme are based on the UG merit scores. The final selection is based on the merit acquired by the candidates.

Application Procedure

The application process for the IGNOU MCA course is stated below. 

  • Visit the official website. 
  • Click 'Register Online,' then 'Fresh Admission.'
  • Select 'Click here for New Registration' in the window.
  • Complete online registration.
  • Log in with the required credentials.
  • Complete the application form.
  • Pay the required fees.
  • Click on submit.

Documents Required

The following documents are required for admission to the IGNOU MCA programme. Students must submit the documents in scanned format.

  • Photograph and Scanned Signature (less than 100 KB in size)
  • Copy of Age Proof
  • Copy of relevant Educational Certificates
  •  Copy of Experience Certificate, if any
  • Copy of Category Certificate, if applicable
  • Copy of the BPL Certificate, if applicable


The fees for the IGNOU MCA course are given below.

Course Fees
MCA INR 72,000

IGNOU MCA Placements

The placement details for IGNOU MCA course is stated below. IGNOU consists of a dedicated placement cell. The cell is responsible for conducting placement for interested candidates.

Particulars Highlights
Highest package INR 10 LPA
Average package INR 2 LPA
Major recruiters Globiva, Radical Minds, Aviva India

IGNOU MCA Career Opportunites

The career opportunities for students who have completed IGNOU MCA course is mentioned below.

Job Profiles for MCA
Data Scientist Consultant IT Analyst

IGNOU MCA Scholarship

The scholarship for IGNOU MCA course is given below.

  • NCPEDP offers scholarships to the students enrolled in the M.C.A. program at IGNOU.

IGNOU MCA Courses List


Full Time • Offline

Other Courses Offered by IGNOU

Course Duration Average Fees
MBA 2 Years ₹37,800
BSc 3 Years ₹31,167
BCA 3 Years --
BBA 3 Years --
B.Lib.I.Sc 1 Year ₹13,000
BSW 3 Years ₹12,000
M.Ed 2 Years ₹8,000
MSW 2 Years ₹32,400
MTHM -- --
BA 3 Years ₹10,000
BCom 3 Years ₹6,000
B.Ed 2 Years ₹55,000
MA 2 Years ₹13,243
PGC -- --
M.Com 2 Years ₹9,000
M.Phil 2 Years ₹12,530
MSc 2 Years ₹25,000
Diploma -- --
PhD 3 Years ₹17,049
Certificate -- --
PGD 2 Years ₹13,110
M.Lib.I.Sc 1 Year ₹18,000
Post Basic Nursing 2 Years ₹54,000
MTTM 2 Years ₹12,000
M.S 3 Years ₹16,800
Advance Certificate -- --

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Praween Kumar Batch 2007 MCA [Master of Computer Application]
Reviewed on Sep 14, 2017
3.5 Placements
5 Fees
2.5 Academics
3.5 Infrastructure
2.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : There is various company who offer an internship.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : For admission in MCA, you need to pass BCA. There is no cutoff.

Fees & Scholarships : The course fee is less. Scholarship facilities are also provided. Getting a

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Anshul Gurenia Batch 2015 MCA [Master of Computer Application]
Reviewed on Sep 09, 2016
2 Placements
2.5 Fees

Placements & Internships : No, I am not doing internship.  

Entrance Exams & Admissions : B.sc from any field having maths and English up to 12 can take admission in this college. I have

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