Symbiosis International University

Master of Science (Computer Applications)


MSc in Computer Applications is the perfect blend of Technology implementation, application design, Innovation, Security, Entrepreneurship, and Ethics for the development of global citizens.

Experiential learning is a crucial component of the MSc (CA) syllabus here at SICSR. Students create a variety of pilot projects to test their theoretical topic understanding. Pedagogical methods such as case studies, role-plays, quizzes, and flip classrooms are used by our faculty members.. In addition, students are strongly encouraged to use the different learning avenues via MOOCs. 

We conduct hackathons, and other co-curricular events to develop students’ 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 Software Developer, Business Manager Development, Software Quality Analyst, Data Scientist, Software Developer, Software Engineer, Software Validation Engineer, Software Test Engineer, Software Configuration Manager and many more.


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:

  1. Software Development
  2. Systems Administration
  3. Systems Security
DURATION 24 months (Full Time)
SELECTION PROCEDURE Symbiosis National Aptitude Test Score, Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Ability Test (GE-PIWAT)
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.

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

INTAKE 30 Students
  1. Within the sanctioned intake:
    1. Scheduled Castes – 15%
    2. Scheduled Tribes – 7.5%
    3. Differently Abled – 3%
  2. Over and above the sanctioned intake:
    1. Kashmiri Migrants – 2 Seats
    2. International Students – 20%
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).



Particulars Proposed Dates
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 (

MSc (CA) Fee Structure

MSc(CA) 2022-24

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 ** **
Installments 3,25,100 2,90,100
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 Deposit(Refudable) 15,000
Hostel Fees(For 5 Months) 46,100 46,100 ** **
Mess Fees(For 5 Months) 39,000 39,000 ** **
Installments 1,05,000 3,42,600 4,12,600
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.