Master of Science (Computer Applications)
The MSc in Computer Application and MSc in System Security are the master level programmes offered to graduated students at Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research or SICSR, Pune, India. MSc in Computer Application and MSc in System Security are the perfect blend of Technology implementation, application design, Innovation, Security, Entrepreneurship, and Ethics for the development of global citizens.
At SICSR, experiential learning is a crucial aspect of the educational process. Students create a variety of pilot projects to evaluate their theoretical topic understanding. Pedagogical tactics like case studies, role-plays, quizzes, and flip-classrooms are used when teaching the topic at one of the leading BBA in IT colleges in India. In addition, students are highly encouraged to take advantage of the various learning settings offered through MOOCs.
In addition, one of the best BBA in IT colleges in India participates in community service programmes organised by professional organisations. The institution organises many programmes to assist students in enhancing their leadership skills. There are various clubs within the institute where students may organise and participate in creative activities. Students learn about qualitative and quantitative analytic tools and techniques, as well as how to employ them.
SICSR organises surveys, quizzes, hackathons, and other co-curricular events to develop and grow leadership skills. In addition, there are various clubs within the institute where students may organise and participate in creative activities. Graduates will be qualified for roles such as Business Manager Development, Software Quality Analyst, Data Scientist, Software Developer, Software Engineer, Software Validation Engineer, Software Test Engineer, Software Configuration Manager and many more.
Students who have completed XII in any field or an equivalent government-approved diploma in Engineering/Technology with at least 50% marks are eligible to enrol in one of the leading MSc in System Security institutes in Pune.
|OBJECTIVES||This programme will equip students with knowledge highly relevant to emerging technologies. This programme aims to provide a comprehensive framework for understanding by integrating theoretical foundations with extensive practical work in the labs and hands-on experience.
The course offers following areas of specialization:
|DURATION||24 months (Full Time)|
|SELECTION PROCEDURE||Symbiosis National Aptitude Test Score, Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Ability Test (GE-PIWAT)|
|MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION|
|PROGRAMME PATTERN||Semester Pattern – 4 Semesters|
|ASSESSMENT||All internal courses will have 100% component as internal evaluation at the institute level. All external courses will have 60% internal component and 40% component as external () examination.|
|STANDARD OF PASSING||The assessment of the student for each examination is done, based on relative performance. Maximum Grade Point (GP) is 10 corresponding to O (Outstanding). For all courses, a student is required to pass both internal and external examination separately with a minimum Grade Point of 4 corresponding to Grade P. Students securing less than 40% absolute marks in each head of passing will be declared FAIL. The awards a degree to the student who has achieved a minimum CGPA of 4 out of maximum of 10 CGPA for the programme|
|AWARD OF DEGREE||Master of (Computer Applications) M.Sc. (CA) will be awarded at the end of semester IV examination by taking into consideration the performance of all semester examinations after obtaining minimum 4.00 CGPA out of 10.00 CGPA.|
Minimum number of students should be 15 to opt for any specialisation and final decision, if number of students is less than 15, will be taken by the institute.
Programme Structure 2022-24
Programme Structure 2021-23
Programme Structure 2020-22
Programme Structure 2019-21
Programmes Outcomes (POs)
- Proficiency to analyse research problems and respective solutions methodologies.
- Proficiency to present and communicate productively for their observations.
- Proficiency to understand the industry needs for a particular course.
- Proficiency to build the intelligence towards system administration skills and various scenarios.
- Proficiency to apply knowledge of mathematics and analytical skills in Data Science discipline.
- Proficiency in identifying the patterns and trends hidden in large data sets.
- Graduates are able to break, design, develop, document and test the developed code w.r.t. current requirements.
- Proficiency in maintaining software delivery deadlines according to project management.
MSc (CA) Batch 2022-2024
Semester I Courses
- Design of Content Management System
- Fundamentals of Computer Networking
- Design And Analysis of Algorithms
- Relational Database Management Systems
- Best Progamming Practices
- Introduction to Operating System
- Introduction to Python
- Cyber Security
- Research Methodology
MSC (CA) Batch 2021-23
Semester III Courses
Generic Core Courses
Specialization Core Courses: Software Development
Specialization Elective: Software Development
- Data Mining and Algorithms
- Software Quality Models
- Network Programming
- Cloud Programming using Web Services
- Systems Programming
Specialization Core Courses: System Administration
- Pilot Project
- Server Security and Hardening
- Advanced Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing
- Computer Forensic – Detection & Prevention of Frauds
Specialization Elective: System Administration
- Applied Cryptography
- Cloud Development and Administration
- IS Risk Analysis and System Audit
- Database Administration II
- Data Center Infrastructure Management
- Wireless Networks
- Network Operations, Design, Optimization and Management
Specialization Core Courses: Data Science
Specialization Elective: Data Science
Orientation and Pedagogy
The MSc Computer Applications and MSc System Security are the master level programme offered to graduated students at Symbiosis institute of computer studies and research, Pune, India. They are the perfect blend of Technology implementation, application design, Innovation, Security, Entrepreneurship, and Ethics for development of global citizens.
The teaching/learning pedagogy followed for the curriculum delivery, is to provide students best of both face to face and online teaching by implementing blended learning methods and flipped classroom. This leads to a holistic and all-rounded learning experience for the master level students.
There is a balance of theoretical and practical courses with various specializations as per the contemporary demands in industry and research domain. This is achieved by having strong industry connect and guest lectures, projects, research paper and providing other such platforms. Experiential learning is an imperative aspect of overall teaching/learning process.
Students are encouraged to conduct dissertation, project, research activities for getting the hands-on experiences in relation to the concepts taught in the class. Industrial visits are conducted, which leads to the improved understanding of the practical implications. Case studies are an integral part of the teaching pedagogy across the courses. Also students are significantly encouraged to learn from MOOCs using various platform made available.
Students are indulged in organizing surveys, quizzes, hackathons, and other co-curricular activities to develop and nurture leadership qualities. Various clubs are functional at the institute where students can organize and participate in creative activities.
Intake & Eligibility
|ELIGIBILITY||Graduate from any recognised /Institution of National Importance with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes).|
SICSR PG ADMISSION PROCESS 2022 (NON-SNAP)
|Registration Starts on||March 15, 2022, Tuesday|
|Institute Registration and Last Date for Payment||May 27, 2022,Friday|
|Institute Short List Date||May 30, 2022,Monday|
|Shortlist Call Letter||May 31, 2022,Tuesday|
|Online PIWAT Date||June 04, 2022, Saturday
June 05, 2022, Sunday
|First Merit List||June 10, 2022, Friday|
|Last Day of Payment||June 18, 2022,Saturday|
|Programme Commencement||June 20, 2022,Monday|
Disclaimer: These dates are tentative and are subject to change. Any changes will be reflected on institute website (www.sicsr.ac.in)
MSc (CA) Fee Structure
|INDIAN STUDENTS||1st YEAR (Amount in INR)||2nd YEAR (Amount in INR)|
|1st Installment||2nd Installment||3rd Installment||4th Installment|
|Academic Fee(Per Annum)||2,05,000||2,05,000||2,05,000||2,05,000|
|Institute Deposit (Refundable)||20,000||–|
|Hostel Deposit (Refundable)||15,000||–|
|Hostel Fees (For 5 Months)||46,100||46,100||**||**|
|Mess Fees (For 5 Months)||39,000||39,000||**||**|
|Last date of payment||At the time of admission||25-Nov-2022||25-Jun-2023||25-Nov-2023|
|INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS||1st YEAR (USD equivalent to INR)||2nd YEAR (USD equivalent to INR)|
|1st Installment||2nd Installment||3rd Installment||4th Installment||5th Installment|
|Administrative Fees(Non Refundable)||40,000||–||–||–||–|
|Academic Fee(Per Annum)||45,000||2,42,500||3,27,500||3,07,500||3,07,500|
|Institute Deposit (Refundable)||20,000||–||–||–||–|
|Hostel Fees(For 5 Months)||–||46,100||46,100||**||**|
|Mess Fees(For 5 Months)||–||39,000||39,000||**||**|
|Last date of payment||At the time of acceptance of ‘Offer Letter’||At the time of Reporting to SCIE||25-Nov-2022||25-Jun-2023||25-Nov-2023|
Students have to pay in USD equivalent to INR.
# 50% concession to be given only to Foreign National students on administrative fee.
* Hostel and Mess fee can be increased up to 10% each year. Government taxes would be additional as and when applicable.
** Hostel and Mess fee for the subsequent year would be communicated before commencement of the next academic year
Rules regarding payment of fees – The students are required to pay the fees on or before the stipulated date. Late payment of fees is allowed in genuine cases only. In such cases the student has to submit written application to the Director and, on approval, has to pay the fees with a fine as per the SIU norms. After paying the fees and securing the admission if the student does not report to the SICSR within a month from commencement of classes, his/her admission will stand cancelled and fees will be refunded as per the Refund Rules.