MCA with Elective in Game Development MCA with Elective in Game Development

MCA with Elective in Game Development

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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.


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Why study MCA with Elective in Game Development?

The gaming industry is a $160 billion industry, and it continues to grow. It has evolved rapidly in recent years due to creative developers and the competitive nature of people. Gaming companies have been able to take advantage of the ever-evolving technology by creating multiplayer games which allow a person to play with gamers around the world. Top brands have been embracing gamification to improve their branding and sales. The sudden increase in the scope of the industry in recent years has led to a proportional surge in the demand for skilled professionals in game development and design.

The specialization focuses on the underlying concepts of the entire game development process. Students will learn and excel in using game engines such as Unity3D and Unreal 4 to create fully playable 2D and 3D games. Students will be taught concepts of computer graphics through the use of OpenGL, and DirectX IDEs. To provide students with profound knowledge of game development, the specialization will also focus on the entire conceptualization of games through game design modules like level design, game design principles, game world design, and monetization of games.


Elective Highlights

  • Expertise to design and develop games for all genres and platforms
  • In-depth practical knowledge of programming languages such as C, C++, C#, Python, Dot net frameworks, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of computer graphics, Artificial Intelligence, and gameplay mechanics to create interactive games/apps
  • Students will be associated with a gaming community where they will interact, network, share ideas, collaborate, develop and test games to publish, market, and generate revenue with like-minded students/alumni from across the globe
  • Industry oriented projects and assignments will make students future-ready to join positions at top companies
  • Students will get direct access to best mentors who have worked on blockbuster games

Course Matrix *

  • Mathematical Foundation for Computer Application
  • Operating System and Unix Shell Programing
  • Data Communication and Computer Networks
  • Data Structures with Algorithms
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Relational Database Management System
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • Advanced C++ and STL
  • C# and .Net Framework
  • Game Design and Production Pipeline
  • Application Development using Python
  • Advanced Web Technologies
  • Game Engine Programing I - Unity Basic
  • Computer Graphics
  • Game World Design
  • Open Elective Course
  • Game Engine Programing II - Unity Advanced
  • Game Engine Programing III - Unreal Programing
  • Game Monetization
  • Gamification
  • 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?

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  • 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.