Course - Post Graduate
Master of Computer Applications (Lateral Entry)

Duration: 2 years (four semesters)
Eligibility: BCA, BSc (Computer Sciences), BSc (IT), PGDCA

About the program

The programme is designed to enable students to analyse a problem and identify, formulate, and use the appropriate computing and engineering requirements for obtaining a solution. The programme puts emphasis on the latest programming languages and tools. Students take elective subjects from the fourth semester onwards. The sixth semester is dedicated to project work carried out in the industry thus providing students with the opportunities to gain real world experience .The programme outline of both BCA and MCA is revised every year in consultation with industry experts to ensure that the curriculum is kept abreast of the latest developments in the world of computing.

Course of study

The MCA program focuses on providing good practical, industry-oriented learning teaching to meet the IT requirements of small, medium and large enterprises and also to develop entrepreneurs.

  • Theoretical knowledge: lectures, demonstration, group discussions, assignments, case studies.
  • Practical skills: laboratory, project works, industrial visits, presentations, seminars,workshops and other experiential activities

Career prospects

Software developer/testers
Information systems project manager
System analyst/administrator
System integration technician
Web designer/master
Data warehousing technician
Database administrator
Information officer
Computer scientist
Tech support engineer

This course is offered in :-

Department of Information Technology,
Martin Luther Christian University,
Dongktieh, Block 1, Nongrah,Shillong-793006.

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Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535437/6009602012

E-mail: ,,

Registrar: 9862035368
Deputy Registrar: 9862853164
Dean, Academics: 9615137874
Dean, Research: 8974599017