Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA )

About the Programme

Technology is defined as the application of Basic Science. The past two revolutions, industrial and electronic, have transformed the society from agricultural to industrial and then to electronic. The electronically based technologies focused in information gathering, processing and distribution. The use of this technology in all sectors gave the birth to Computer Industry and its unprecedented growth launched another revolution in Communication.

The radical changes in technologies, hardware as well as software and their ever increasing adaptation to newer areas of application, demand frequent updating of the academic curriculum so that the students can rise to the expectation of the Industry. The revised syllabus for BCA Programme provides a strong foundation to pursue post graduation programme in computer applications. The knowledge acquired by the students may also equip them to meet the industrial need and get placed.

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 3 years and divided into 6 semesters.


The eligibility for admission to BCA Degree Programme under the Mahatma Gandhi University is a pass in Pre-Degree, Plus Two or equivalent examinations in science stream with Mathematics/ Computer Science as a compulsory subject.


The revised syllabus for Computer Application and Science provides a strong foundation topursue post graduation programme in computer science / applications. The knowledge acquired by the students may also equip them to meet the industrial need, and get placed



The Programme in Computer Application and Science is designed with the following specific objectives.

  • To attract young minds to the potentially rich & employable field of computer applications.
  • To be a foundation graduate programme which will act as a feeder course for higher studies in the area of Computer Science/Applications.
  • To develop skills in software development so as to enable the graduates to take up self-employment in Indian & global software market.
  • To Train & Equip the students to meet the requirement of the Industrial standards.

Course Design

The UG programme in Computer Applications and Science includes Common courses, Core courses, Complementary courses, Open courses, Seminar, Project and viva voce. No course shall carry more than four credits. The student shall select any one open course in semester V offered by various departments of the College.

Duration of Course

The pogramme shall normally extend over a period of three academic years consisting of six semesters.


The learning environment is enhanced by the use of smart classrooms and efforts are taken to ensure that the learning process is innovative and progressive, giving due importance to problem-based learning. The Department ensures that the following enhancement programme is conducted at regular intervals across the academic year.

  • Workshops and Conferences
  • Seminars
  • Minor projects
  • Frequent visits of Industries
  • The involvement of the PTA
  • Internships
  • Placement assistance
  • Life skill Training Programme with a view of Job interviews and Placements
  • Projects
  • Career Guidance and on job trainings