MCA with an elective in Data Analytics (Integrated with IoA, UK) MCA with an elective in Data Analytics (Integrated with IoA, UK)

MCA with an elective in Data Analytics (Integrated with IoA, UK)

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Pass in an Undergraduate (Bachelor) Programme of a minimum duration of Three (3) years in any stream from a UGC recognized University, with a minimum aggregate of 50 % or an equivalent letter/numerical grade. A relaxation of 5% shall be given to SC/ST candidates.

Candidates who are in the final semester of the Bachelor Programme are also eligible to apply.

Batch Start Date

October 24, 2021


2 Years

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Why study MCA with an elective in Data Analytics (Integrated with IoA, UK)

MCA with a concentration in Data Analytics is a postgraduate degree that focuses on handling and analyzing data and transferring it as per the need of an individual or organization. The program meets a growing need for professionals with sound knowledge in business practices and specialist data analytics skills to help organizations know their customers, predict future requirements and utilize a large amount of data to make effective decisions. The program teaches industry-standard analytics software and helps develop the mathematical aptitude required to gain insights from a wide range of data sources. Input from industry-expert ensures the course content meets contemporary business needs. The program is accredited by the Institute of Analytics (IoA); a UK-based professional body for Analytics and Data Science, acquires recognition at a global level. The program provides the exemption from membership requirements to have access to the IoA resources and information services. It offers professional development activities, careers advices, and progression opportunities. The careers portal of IoA provides a wealth of free advice. 

Elective Highlights

  • The program is accredited by the Institute of Analytics (IoA), UK
  • IoA currently has more than 4,500 members across the globe
  • IoA works with government bodies, the academic world, and the corporate business sectors to promote cooperation, research, and employment in the analytics & data science sectors
  • Provides an access to IoA membership and also to have access to their resources and information services
  • The program has been designed with inputs from the industry experts and provides knowledge about industry-standard analytics software
  • Provides an exemption from membership requirement with IoA to have access to their resources and information services
  • Addresses the need to boost the accumulation of information and data organization
  • Provides understanding on how to improve decision-making through the exploitation of potential information and knowledge hidden in routinely collected data
  • Aids in developing a greater understanding of the effect that technological development has on practices and policies adopted within the business intelligence and analytics practices, and knowing how to adapt to these changes
  • Provides opportunities to design, develop and execute projects to demonstrate learning

Course Matrix *

  • Mathematical Foundation for Computer Application
  • Operating System & Unix Shell Programming *
  • Data Communication & Computer Networks
  • Data Structures with Algorithms *
  • Computer Organization & Architecture
  • Relational Database Management System *
  • Design & Analysis of Algorithms *
  • R Programming *
  • Python Programming *
  • Structured Query Langauge *
  • Application Development using Python *
  • Advanced Web Technologies *
  • Machine Learning *
  • Natural Language Processing *
  • Internet of Things *
  • Open Elective Course
  • Big Data - Hadoop *
  • Artificial Intelligence *
  • Deep Learning *
  • Computer Vision *
  • Cross-Functional Elective Course
  • Project **

* Course matrix subject to change based on emerging industry trends and academic requirements

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Fee Plan

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  • Zero Cost EMI
  • No Advance EMI
  • EMI options available for 6,8 and 10 months

Learning Methodology

Program delivery follows the prescribed four Quadrants approach resulting in maximum learner engagement. Each course involves approximately 120 hours of learning.
Two-way live online audio-video lectures
Pre-recorded audio-video lecture available on the Learning Management System (LMS)
Multimedia content
Interactions through the discussion forum on the LMS
Exhaustive e-content/printed material for in-depth reference
Self-study activities including assignments, quiz & MCQs, essay-type questions, case study etc.
Experiential learning methods including individual and group projects, programming exercise, dissertation, MOOCs and various

Two-way live online lectures are scheduled during the weekends. Typically 5 - 8 hours of engagement is planned, the schedule of which is communicated well in advance. Faculty and Subject Matter Experts lead these interactive sessions. A recording of these sessions is hosted on the Learning Management System (LMS) for subsequent reference and practice.

Our LMS platform has been designed to engage and inspire a learner by providing access to all the learning resources including texts, videos, screencasts & lecture recordings; participate in discussion forums; communicate with the faculty and the program team. A leaner has the option to take-up the several quizzes and the MCQs that follow at the end of every unit of the course, track learning progress, submit assignments and much more.

A learner is provided access to an exhaustive tailor-made Self Learning Material (SLM) on the LMS. The SLM will also indicate sources of additional readings and resources available on the internet and on-campus library.

Assessment of performance in all courses is based on two components - Internal Assessment and University Examination conducted online at the end of the Semester.

The Program emphasizes on Experiential Learning that allows learners to apply concepts learnt in the classroom in simulated and real work situations. This is achieved through Simulation Tools, Platforms & Environments

Carefully chosen real-world cases & assignments are both discussed and used as problem-solving exercises during the Program

How to Enroll into the Program?

  • Click here to visit the JAIN Online Enrollment Form. Create your login on the Enrolment Platform by entering your unique Email id and create a password of your choice.
  • Once you have logged in, you will see a screen showing 4 essential steps to be completed to enroll for the Program of your choice. All the necessary documents are to be submitted as part of the Process.
  • At the end of the Enrollment Process 'Pay Fee’ using Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card/SBI Collect. Option to submit fee using easy-EMI with 0% interest
  • If you are opting for Financial Aid, please select the Financial Aid option during Enquiry. Our Student Support Managers would reach out to you
  • Please download the Enrollment Form and Receipt. Enrollment Number is to be used for further Communication with the University
  • Our Program Managers would reach out to you for activating your Learning Management System

Career Advancement Services

Our Career Advancement Services Team works tirelessly to Connect our Students with the right Job opportunities. With Years of Experience in Training, Networking and Human Resource skills, the team finds exciting and challenging Job Opportunities for our students in companies of repute through a structured framework

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Frequently Asked Questions

Designed as per the University Grants Commission (UGC) Regulations, 2020, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)’s Online Degree Programmes are recognized at par with on-campus programmes Degrees are widely accepted Worldwide by governments, corporate organizations, and higher education institutions.

  • Candidates must have a 10 + 2 + 3-year bachelor's degree from a recognized university/institution or an equivalent qualification as recognized by the Association of Indian Universities or other competent bodies, in any discipline.

Live Online Classes are Scheduled on the Weekends for 7 to 8 Hours. Self-Learning Materials in the form of Video and PDF formats are available on the Learning Management System.

Examinations are conducted through Online Technology Enabled Proctored mode. The exam pattern comprises of internal and external assessments. The weightage is as follows: Internal(assignments) 30% and External (Semester examination) 70%. Section A- Subjective, Section B- Case Studies and Section C- MCQs

The minimum passing criteria is 5.5 SGPA(Semester Grade Point Average) and 6 CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average.

Yes, We offer placement assistance with JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) Connect To Careers Virtual Job Fair and on Connect To Careers e-Portal, a Digital Platform that can help you expand your job search by allowing you to meet multiple recruiting organizations looking for interns and employees.