About Master of Computer Application Department

In the modern era almost every Engineering discipline has to incorporate some amount of computer based applications without which the completeness of the concerned discipline cannot be envisaged. Computer applications have also permeated practically into every individuals lives through the use of Application Software in their smart phones and so high is its impact that it has bridged the boundaries between regions and one is able to communicate and exchange thoughts and ideas from virtually anywhere in the world. Today, computers have become a part and parcel of all human endeavors and it is no wonder that a career in computer applications shows incomparable promise, tremendous potential and is now an out-and-out success in terms of innovation, research and an incredibly bright future.

Master of Computer Applications (MCA) is a ‘prized’ degree that can be considered as one of the most desirable amongst the Post Graduate Programs available from the point of view of a career in the software industry. The Masters degree in Computer Applications is essentially aimed at equipping a student with excellent programming, system and technology related competencies.

The MCA is a three year (6 semesters) professional degree in Computer Applications. The Department of MCA was established in 2004. The program is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and affiliated to the Faculty of Technology, University of Mumbai. The department has experienced faculty members who play a major role in the effective implementation of the teaching learning process and also takes pride in the performance of its students who have brought laurels to the department through their meritorious performances and by securing ranks in the University of Mumbai examinations.

Student Association of MCA (SAM) organizes various Departmental and intercollegiate competitions and events on Software and Web Designing, Online Aptitude Exam, Technical Paper Presentation, Short Film-making and Power Point presentation to develop and enrich professional and managerial skills among students. The SAM also conducts various training and placement activities.

The Department of Master of Computer Application is committed to:

  • Creating leaders and next generation trend-setters for the IT Industry.
  • Offering quality education that will give students an edge in their profession to think innovatively to develop better IT applications.
  • Training individuals who would contribute substantially to the ambitious IT goals of the country.
  • Contributing to developmental projects in government and public sectors with industry partners, to demonstrate application of IT and gain rich experience that can be brought back into education and research.
  • Providing training of software project development in every semester.

HoD’s Desk

Welcome to the Department of Master of Computer Applications (MCA) at Hope Foundation’s Finolex Academy of Management & Technology, Ratnagiri. The Department of MCA was established in the year 2004 with the aim of providing students of Konkan region an opportunity for obtaining a Post-Graduation degree in Computer Applications and to meet the rising demand for qualified and skilled professionals in the IT industry. The Department of MCA is part of the institute’s sprawling campus with state of the art facilities.

MCA is a three year (6 semesters) professional Master’s Degree in Computer Applications. MCA is considered to be one of the coveted degrees amongst the available options and an aspirant with MCA degree will have abundant job prospects in topmost IT companies, consultancy firms and large establishments having an internal systems division.

The Department of MCA is committed to providing a conducive environment for the students to develop analytical and practical skills and inculcate in them a sense of capability and confidence by enabling them to apply the acquired skills and competencies to real world problems. The Department also endeavours to fulfil its commitment to excellence in teaching through effective teaching pedagogy ensuring that students fully attain the practical & theoretical understanding of subjects. The Department has a fine blend of qualified and experienced faculty and staff members who strive hard continuously to improve upon the quality of education. The teachers are active in updating their knowledge in different areas like Programming Languages, Database, Software Engineering, Networking, IOT, Big Data Analytics, Business Intelligence and more. They participate in various workshops organized by IITs and other prominent technical societies. They have presented and published research papers at various national/international conferences/journals in areas like Big Data, Data Mining, Network Security, IoT, Pervasive Computing, Cloud Computing and Virtualization etc. and also successfully completed Certified Training programs from NPTEL

Students are given exposure to on-going industrial projects which increases their employability in the software industry. To motivate the students and to overcome curriculum-industry gap, the Department organizes regular training programs, technical events and workshops. The Department also organizes industrial visits for students every year that provides them with an opportunity to learn practically through interaction, working methods and employment practices.

The Department of MCA also conducts various training and placement related activities. Technical, Aptitude and GK tests are conducted for enhancing analytical skills and general awareness of students. Group Discussions are organized to promote skills of interaction in groups and leadership styles. Industry experts are invited to share their valued expertise on various topics, workplace situations with the students, current trends and future scenarios.

We at the Department of MCA believe that our approach to teaching-learning combined with technical experience gained during Industrial Training/Internship prepares students to handle the challenges posed by the IT industry. I am sure that you will discover our students deserving of your association.

Thank You,


Dr. Terence K. Johnson

Associate Professor & HoD–MCA,

Hope Foundation’s Finolex Academy of Management and Technology, Ratnagiri.


To become a Centre of Excellence that transforms students into technologically competent professionals upholding integrity and ethics to meet global IT challenges.



To impart quality education and necessary skills to create competent professionals in Computer Applications


To encourage a culture of research and innovation among students for the development of sustainable IT solutions benefitting society by providing robust theoretical foundations and in-depth practical training.


To inculcate social, ethical and professional responsibilities for the holistic development of students.


PEO1To prepare students for real-world problems by working on industry- based projects.

To develop critical thinking, communication, teamwork, and leadership skills necessary to function productively and professionally.


To develop the students’ technical skills, analytical skills, managerial skills and professional skills to design and develop the computer applications to meet the society and IT industry and also adapt the ever changing IT technologies.


To promote students awareness on social, ethical and professional responsibilities.




Students will be able to utilize versatile knowledge to develop industrial and real life projects


Students will be able to design, develop, test and maintain desktop, web, mobile and cross platform applications using cutting edge IT technologies.

Faculty of MCA Department


Dr. Terence Johnson
Associate Professor & Head

Qualification – Ph D
Areas of Interest –Data mining, Signal and Image Processing, Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis
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Mr. Tejas V. Joshi
Asst. Professor
Qualification – MCA
Status – USSC
Areas of Interest – Data Structure, Java Programming, Computer Graphics
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Ms. Harshada U. Salvi
Asst. Professor
Qualification – MCA
Status – USSC
Areas of Interest –Computer Networking, Network Security, Database Management
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Mr. Kishor R. Bhosale
Asst. Professor
Qualification – MCA
Status – USSC
Areas of Interest –Big Data, Data Science, Data Mining, Data Warehousing, Data Analytics
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Mr. Ravindra V. Kerkar
Asst. Professor
Qualification – MCA
Status – USSC
Areas of Interest – Big Data, Advanced Web Technologies and Artificial Intelligence
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Mr. Waman R. Parulekar
Asst. Professor
Qualification – MCA
Status – USSC
Areas of Interest –PHP Programming, Operating System and Artificial Intelligence
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Mr. Rahul V. Kotawadekar
Asst. Professor
Qualification – MCA
Status – USSC
Areas of Interest –Database System, Red hat Linux Administration, Networking
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Mr. Shashank S. Tolye
Asst. Professor
Qualification – ME
Status – Adhoc
Areas of Interest –Computer Networking, C/C++/Java Programming, Wireless Networks
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Testimonials by MCA Alumni

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Vikas. S. Palav
Senior Consultant

I am currently working in Infosys, Pune as a Automation Developer in .Net and VBA technology. I am the ex-student of the FAMT (MCA) of 2014 batch. It’s difficult to… Read more “Wonderful balance of knowledge, skills, fun and friendship.”

Sayali Sapre
Senior System Engineer

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Jr. Web Developer

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Pushkar Sambhus
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I like the friendly atmosphere here and the fact the teachers are really close to the students. We are very much supported in our studies. Some of the teachers are… Read more “Friendly atmosphere”

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News and Events of MCA Department

March 9, 2019

Drawing Competition on Vision and Mission Statements

The Department of Master of Computer Application (MCA) organized a Drawing Competition on Vision and Mission Statements on 9th March,…
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March 8, 2019

Photo Competition on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 every year. It is an important occasion for all to take…
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January 5, 2019

Dr. Terence K. Johnson Receives Emerging Leader Award 2019

Dr. Terence K. Johnson, Associate Professor and HOD, Dept. of MCA, Finolex Academy of Management and Technology received the “Emerging…
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December 5, 2018

Dr. Terence K. Johnson Receives Bharat Vikas Award 2018

Dr. Terence K. Johnson, Associate Professor & Head – Department of MCA, was awarded Bharat Vikas Award 2018 by Institute…
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September 4, 2018

Best Paper Award

HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS TO Dr. Terence Johnson For Winning Best Paper Award for paper titled “Enhanced K Strange Points Clustering Using…
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July 6, 2018

Value Added Course – IOT Programming

Value Added Course – IOT Programming using Raspberry Pi and Intel Edison Boards A value added course on “IoT Programming…
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April 21, 2018

SAM Held Drawing Exhibition

Student Association of MCA Department organized Drawing Exhibition on 21st April 2018 to give message “SAVE BIRD SAVE NATURE”. Dr….
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March 26, 2018

World Sparrow Day Celebration by SAM

The department of MCA and Students Association of MCA(SAM) celebrated World Sparrow Day on 26th March, 2018. The house sparrow…
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March 10, 2018

MCA Parents Students Meeting

Parent Meeting of MCA Students (10th March 2018)             The department of MCA organized a Parent Meeting on 10th March…
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January 17, 2018

Expert Lecture on GitHub

An Expert Lecture on GitHub was organized by the department of MCA on 17th January 2018. Prof. Ravindra V. Kerkar…
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January 15, 2018

Interactions with MCA Alumni

Interactions with Alumni were held by the department of MCA on 15th January 2018 to exchange knowledge and build strong…
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December 20, 2017

MCA Students Industrial Visit

MCA Students Visit A2IT Soft Pvt. Ltd. Chandigarh The industrial visit to A2IT Soft Pvt. Ltd. Chandigarh of the students…
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November 25, 2017

Student- Industry Expert Interaction

Student- Industry Expert Interaction on Career in ERP Student – Industry Expert Interaction on Career in ERP was organized by…
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September 23, 2017


Student – Alumni Interaction was held by the department of MCA on 23rd September 2017. The program aimed to share…
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September 16, 2017

MCA Alumni Interaction Program

STUDENTS – ALUMNI INTERACTION PROGRAM Student – Alumni Interaction program was held in the department of MCA on 16th September…
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September 9, 2017

Workshop on Responsive Web Designing Using Bootstrap

Workshop on Responsive Web Designing Using Bootstrap A Workshop on “Responsive Web Designing Using Bootstrap” was conducted by the department…
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August 7, 2017

Orientation Program for FYMCA

ORIENTATION PROGRAM FOR FIRST YEAR MCA STUDENTS The students of First Year MCA (academic year 2017-18), were welcomed to the…
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August 7, 2017

Student – Alumni Interaction Program

STUDENTS – ALUMNI INTERACTION PROGRAM “Student – Alumni Interaction” was held by the department of MCA on 07th August 2017….
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March 4, 2017


The department of MCA had organized Third Parent Meeting on 04th March 2017 to give information to parents regarding various…
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March 3, 2017

Congratulations to Team MCA

Students of SY Master of Computer Application participated in Scintilla 2k17, National Level technical symposium organised by RMCET, Aambav and won…
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February 18, 2017

Workshop on PYTHON

A workshop on “PYTHON” was organized in by Student Association of MCA and the department of MCA on 17 and…
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February 15, 2017

SEED IT Idol 2016-17 Competition

‘SEED IT Idol 2016-17’ a University Level Competition’s first round was organized by Student Association of MCA (SAM) and the…
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January 28, 2017

MoU with Gadre Infotech, Ratnagiri

Dr. Kaushal K. Prasad, Principal FAMT signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mr. Mandar Paranjape, CTO, Gadre Infotech on…
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January 16, 2017

MoU with Pleximus, Ratnagiri

FAMT signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Pleximus, Ratnagiri on 16 January, 2017. Dr. Kaushal K. Prasad on behalf…
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Laboratories of Master of Computer Application

FAMT provides state-of-the-art infrastructure and computational facilities with two computer centres, each equipped with 50 computers. The main computer centre is well equipped with a client server based network facilitating Windows and Linux based operating systems. All machines are branded and have Core 2 Duo and above processors. All labs are equipped with printers, USB drives, CD Writers, LCD Projectors and high speed internet connection. The lab is open to students at all times. It also has a well-established library as well as a project lab for project guidance and implementation. To enhance and facilitate learning, the Department provides varied interactive learning opportunities like Notes and various Online test resources through Eklavya – FAMT MCA E-Learning Portal Video lectures are available in the library.

Placement Record of MCA Department

Passout Batch
Sayali M GuneMCAEpic Research, Indore2019
Aniket MaratheMCAJocata2019
Akshata KeerMCAPleximus2019
Amol KambleMCAPleximus2019
Aditya NevrekarMCAPleximus2019
Passout Batch
Drive Type
Sanket KambleMCACMS IT Services2018Campus
Mayuresh SurveMCACMS IT Services2018Campus
Tejas MahadikMCACMS IT Services2018Campus
Vinita M. RawoolMCACMS IT Services2018Campus
Niha DingankarMCAMake Mi Holidays2018Campus
Madhura PillaiMCAMake Mi Holidays2018Campus
Snehal BhondeMCAMake Mi Holidays2018Campus
Sneha ChandiwadeMCAMake Mi Holidays2018Campus
Mayuresh SurveMCAMake Mi Holidays2018Campus
Harshad SalviMCAMake Mi Holidays2018Campus
Pratik PalavMCAVyom Labs2018Campus
Ajay SawantMCAKrish Mark Infotech2018Campus
Shubham ParabMCAPraeeo2018Off Campus
Ketan AyareMCAJay Infotech Solutions2018Off Campus
Sneha ShivalkarMCASeed Infotech Mumbai2018Campus
Gousiya KhancheMCASeed Infotech Mumbai2018Training cum Recruitment
Ankur S ShivalkarMCASeed Infotech Mumbai2018Training cum Recruitment
Anuja P ShindeMCASeed Infotech Mumbai2018Training cum Recruitment
Madhura PillaiMCASeed Infotech Mumbai2018Campus
Company name
Priyanka DhulapMCAAbacus Pvt. Ltd.
Omkar PanditMCAAloha Technology
Anju KinalekarMCAEverymedia Computers Pvt. Ltd.
Gaurav GuravMCAGenxsys
Alankar DhatkarMCAGenxsys
Suraj SawantMCAKennovation Pvt. Ltd.
Vaibhav JadhavMCAOxford Global
Mandar MaratheMCAPersistence
Praneel JadhavMCAXtremSoft
Abhishek ShetyeMCAWipro Infotech
Rahul NaikMCASunbeam Infocom Pvt. Ltd.
Sachin MhapankarMCAGadre Infotech
Balkrishna KodeMCAUnited Telecoms Limited
Sachin MhapankarMCAXento
Sagar GaonkarMCANupur Technologies
Sayali BhideMCASyntel
Jadhav PranitaMCAGadre Infotech
Aniket VahtaleMCAGadre Infotech
Akshata ParabMCAWeaving Manpower Solution Pvt. Ltd.
Gauravi LadMCAAbacus
Abhijeet BaitMCADvimay
Mangesh SawantMCAMajesco
Deepti NarvekarMCAAscentrik Research Service
Surekha DesaiMCASavy Software Pvt Ltd
Sagar MalandkarMCAIchor Technology
Kedar KarmarkarMCAPleximus
Heena KhancheMCAZeus Learning Pvt. Ltd.
Trupti MalushteMCAZeus Learning Pvt. Ltd.

Academic Calendar of MCA Department

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Monday-Saturday: 9:00-05:30 Hrs
The college remains closed on Sundays; and First, Third and Fifth Saturday of every month.

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