Course Intake

Computer Science

Programmes Offered

Programmes Intake Duration
M.Sc. (Computer Science) 22 + 03 + 40 Two Years (4 Semesters)
M.C.A. (Master of Computer Applications) 60 Three Years ( Six Semesters)
M.Sc. (Computer Science), PG Centre, Jnana Kaveri 40 Two Years (4 Semesters)
Ph.D. Computer Science As per University Regulation Minimum Three/Four Years and maximum five/six years for full-time and part-time research respectively.


Master of Science (Computer Science) / M.Sc(Computer Science) under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS):

General Category Intake: 22 (General Category) + 03 (Extra Seats)

Partially Self Financing Scheme Intake: 40 Seats

Duration of the course: 2 Years (Four Semesters)

Eligibility: Candidates who have passed any of the following Bachelor Degrees from Mangalore University or any other University considered as equivalent thereto are eligible for the programme provided they have secured a minimum of 45% (40% for SC/ ST/ Category - I ) aggregate marks excluding languages and group III subjects.

B.Sc. degree with Computer Science/ Computer Applications (vocational) as optional/ major/ subsidiary subjects or B.Sc.(Hons) degree with Computer Science/ Computer Systems/ Information Science/ Information Systems or B.Sc. degree with Mathematics / Statistics / Physics / Electronics / Instrumentation as optional/ major/ subsidiary along with P.G.Diploma in Computer Applications / Computer Science/ Information Technology or Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) or Bachelor of Computer Science (BCS) (Integrated Course) or Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) or Bachelor of Information Science (BAS) or Bachelor of Engineering (BE) / Bachelor of Technology (BTech).

Selection of the candidate shall be on merit - cum – reservation on the basis of 50:50 weight ages for marks in the Entrance and Qualifying examinations.

Master of Computer Applications (MCA):

Intake: 60 (Government Category)

Duration of the course: 3 years( 6 semesters)

Eligibility:Admission is open to Master of Computer Applications Course (M.C.A.) for all the candidates who have passed a Bachelor Degree of Minimum 3 - Years examination or equivalent examination with Mathematics or Statistics or Computer Science or Computer Applications or Business Mathematics or Business Statistics as one of the optional subjects and obtained an aggregate minimum of 50% marks taken together in all the subjects for all the years is eligible for MCA course, 45% marks in Qualifying Examination (Q.E.) in case of SC, ST and Category - I candidates.

Provided in respect of candidate who has studied and passed one of the subjects specified above in Pre - University Courses with fifty percent of marks in that subject shall also be considered for admission, 45% of marks in Qualifying Examination (Q.E), in case of SC, ST and Category - I candidates.

Not only a candidate who has passed the qualifying examination (Q.E.) with requisite marks but also a student who has appeared for the Q.E. and who is expecting the results is also eligible to apply for the Common Entrance Test.

MCA course seat selection based on merit rank list through PGCET examination, conducted by Karnataka Examination Authority. Govt. of Karnataka, Bangalore.


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D):

This research programme in Computer Science was started in the year 2003-04, at present three guides have been recognized in the specialization areas of Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery, Advanced Computer Networks (Mobile & Wireless Communication and Wireless Sensor Networks) and Grid & Cloud Computing, Image Processing & Pattern Reorganization around 11 – Candidates are working under the respective research area of specializations. All domains having their own Financial Support for successful completion and meet the objectives of the research work from the Govt. funding agencies like UGC, DST. Remaining 13 – vacancy seats admission is under process according to meet the norms of UGC. Department has got around Rs.44,30,280/- research grants from UGC and DST funding agency.