Last date of admission - 25 Apr 2024
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Course Duration

2 Years (4 Semester)

Per Semester Fee

Rs. 50,000


Graduate/Bachelors degree (10+2+3 or 10+2+4) or equivalent in Computer Science / Computer Applications / Mathematics / other relevant stream from a recognized university.

About Master of Computer Application with Game Programming from AID

The Master of Computer Application (MCA) is a post graduate program designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge and skills in various aspects of computer science and applications along with the opportunity to specialize in the domain of game programming that is much in demand currently.

This course combines theoretical foundations with practical training, equipping students to excel in software development, database management, networking, systems analysis and game programming. Through a comprehensive curriculum, MCA students gain expertise in programming languages, algorithms, data structures, and software engineering principles. Students also get practical, in depth and relevant knowledge of concepts and skill requirement in area of game design and development. With a strong emphasis on hands-on projects, the MCA program prepares graduates for rewarding careers in the much in demand area of online gaming. 


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Program Highlights
  • Recognized MCA from a Top Ranked University

    Earn a credible and recognized MCA degree from India’s top ranked University. Sastra is ranked 26 amongst Universities as per NIRF Rankings 2023.

  • Exposure to Emerging Domains like Game Programming

    Between the mandatory courses and specialization subjects in game programming, students have the opportunity to pursue knowledge and expertise in developing games, building their own work portfolio and showcasing the same to potential employers.

  • Immersive Learning through Project Work

    Students will have the opportunity to work on development projects that will provide hands on experience in 3D/2D, Multiplayer, AI/ML, and AR/VR based game programming. Students, through their practical projects, create game prototypes and engage in game development workshops, gaining real-world experience that goes beyond theoretical knowledge.

  • Internship (through Industry Partner AID)

    Students will have the opportunity to pursue a 3 month onsite/remote internship, provided by AID as a part of this programme. Students will also receive live guidance and assistance through 2 live virtual sessions held every week during the internship period.

  • All Round Personality Development

    In addition to pursuing courses that are focussed on building technical competencies, students also get the opportunity to do courses that will help with professional communication and individual personality development.

  • Placement Opportunities (through Industry Partner AID)

    AID maintains strong hiring partnerships with various companies and game studios staying abreast about the type of job openings available in the gaming domain. The projects and internships completed by students as a part of this MCA programme is mapped to and connected with suitable available openings at that time. Depending upon candidate suitability and fitment, upon successful completion of this programme, student will have the option to pursue multiple career options like game programmer, game designer, level designer, gameplay programmer, game tester etc.

  • Participate in Job Fairs Organized by Sastra

    Students of the Online MCA programme, are also welcome to participate in the Job Fairs and other placement events organized by Sastra on campus.

Learning Outcomes

The online MCA programme will equip students with the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the world of computing and game programming that will enable them to understand the design of complex computer applications.

On the successful completion of this programme, the student will be expected to possess the following:

  • Strong foundation of computer applications and information technology.
  • Skills to develop and work with real-time applications.
  • Communication skills, managerial ability to analyze, design, develop, deploy and maintain software projects.
  • Develop games for web and mobile platforms.
  • Create AR and VR experiences

Program Structure

  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Numerical & Statistical Analysis
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Operating Systems
  • Introduction to Game Development and Unity Game Engine
  • Data Structures & Algorithms Laboratory
  • Operating Systems Laboratory
  • Soft Skills – 1

  • Database Management Systems
  • 3D and 2D Game Development Using Unity
  • Mathematics for Game Development & Game Programming Patterns
  • Mathematical Foundation for Computer Science
  • Software Design & Testing
  • Advanced Java Programming (Semi Theory & Semi Practical)
  • Database Management Systems Laboratory
  • Soft Skills – 2

  • Algorithm Design and Analysis
  • Web Technology (Semi Theory & Semi Practical)
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Multiplayer Game Development Using Unity
  • AI & ML in Game Development Using Unity
  • Algorithm Design Laboratory
  • Big Data Analytics Laboratory

  • Theory & Practices of Artificial Intelligence (Semi Theory & Semi Practical)
  • Network Principles & Protocols
  • AR & VR Development Using Unity
  • Machine Learning Techniques & Applications
  • Project Work & Viva Voce

Online Learning Methodology

  • A pre-recorded video of an expert delivering a lesson or presentation on a particular topic.
  • Videos will be uploaded on a weekly basis for 12 weeks.
  • Videos will be available till semester completes.
  • Any time access across devices.
  • Asynchronous Mentoring.
  • E-books, Lecture Notes, PPT and Open-Source Materials.
  • The contents will be a mixed of all the above available for the students to use comprehensively.
  • All materials will be and made available from day 1 for the entire semester students can download.
  • It can be accessed any time across devices.
  • Synchronous Teaching & Learning.
  • Students must go through / study the previous three weeks content before sitting for webinars.
  • 2 hour duration of each webinar – Every alternate week of the Programme. (2, 4, 6, 8,10,12th weeks).
  • This session will be doubt clearing sessions only of previous weeks content.
  • Each Assessments will be MCQs / Descriptive pattern.
  • Totally 6 Assessments starting from 3rd week of the Programme (3,5,7,9,11,13 weeks).
  • All course will have 6 Assessments out of which best of 5 will be taken in to consideration and it is compulsory.

Credits Distribution

Semester 1 2 3 4 Total
Courses 8 8 7 5 28
Credits 20 21 21 18 80

Programme Fees

For Students in India Semester Fee Yearly Fee Total Programme Fee (Lumpsum for 2 years)
Programme Fee INR 50,000 INR 1,00,000 INR 2,00,000
Fee with Early Bird Benefit
(Limited Time Offer)
INR 55,000 INR 90,000 INR 1,75,000
Fee Includes
  • Interactive learning content and Self Learning Materials (SLM)
  • Live interactive sessions with Sastra faculty and contact classes as specified
  • Live guidance from Industry Partner AID’s faculty and experts
  • Internship opportunities through Industry Partner AID
  • Semester exam fees for all 4 semesters
  • Convocation Fee
Fee Does Not Include
  • Re-exam fees for any subsequent attempts
  • Any other administrative charges that are not covered above

Payment Options

Option 1 Option 2 Option 3 Option 4
Pay Semester 1 fee upfront and thereafter opt to pay the balance as interest free EMIs
Pay the annual fee upfront on or before the specified last date and avail upfront payment discount.
Pay the full programme fee on or before the specified last date and avail upfront payment discount.
Avail loan/financial assistance. Terms and conditions apply.