Bachelors in Computer Applications (BCA)
Bachelor in Computer Application (BCA) is an undergraduate degree course in computer applications. Bachelor in Computer Application (BCA) is one of the popular courses among the students who want to make their career in the IT (Information Technology) field. The duration of the course is three years and divided into 6 semesters. It comprises of the subjects like database, networking, data structure, core programming languages like ‘C’ and ‘java’. This course provides a lot of opportunities for the students who are interested in the computer field and wants to work in the IT sector as a programmer or software developer.
This programme provides students with necessary skills to make successful careers as IT professionals in competitive situations with satisfying jobs.
The BCA course structure is spread across six semesters in three years. Each semester comprises of six papers with a balanced combination of theory and practical. The course content is regularly updated to keep pace with changes in the business environment.
With the exponential growth in the IT sector in our country, it is reasonable to expect that the IT industry will require a large number of competent professionals in coming years, more so at the entry level. It is in this context that BCA assumes a significant role. If one looks at the academic curriculum at the BCA programme, it is observed that the coverage is both horizontal, and sufficient vertical, so that a student is groomed for the IT industry, or for higher studies.
It is thus worth noting that the BCA programme both in regard of aim and scope is very focused in its approach to preparing a student for IT and other professions, either directly after graduation, or after pursuing a suitable higher degree.
BCA graduates have a good scope in jobs as a Web Developer, Web Designer, Network Administrator, System Manager, Computer Programmer, Software Developer, Software Tester, etc depending on the skills you acquire during your BCA. Various companies, organizations, and MNCs offer the above-mentioned jobs to BCA candidates
BCA course has been designed to prepare the student not only academically strong but also reflects the needs of the computer industry. Its main aim is to provide a rigorous and stimulating educational root for students who wish to acquire theoretical and practical training in computer hardware and software development. This course is now recognized as a passport to the world of computing. Requirement for many computer companies currently, is indicative of the range of opportunities open to those who gain this qualification. The course is aimed for preparing students for a wide range of software and hardware opportunities, for both in national and multinational companies.