• The ICFAI University,  Raipur

The BCA Program

The BCA Program

The Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) Program provides a sound academic base in computer skills and applications from which an advanced career in IT can be developed. The students get a good conceptual grounding in computer usage and its practical business applications. The Program focuses on various areas of IT and prepares students for a career in the field of Information Technology.

Duration
3 Years

Eligibility

  • Pass in Class XII with aggregate 40% and above in mathematics or commerce as one of the major subjects.
  • Final year students awaiting results can also apply.

Elective Streams
During the 3rd year, students are exposed to elective courses in their respective field of specialization. These elective courses provide an understanding of the specialized focus fields.

Program Structure
The BCA Program is organized into six semesters spread over three years. There are 36 courses including Soft Skills. Students are required to do Summer Projects after completion of Year I and Year II respectively and an IT Project in the Sixth Semester.

Program Structure for 3-years BCA Program
  Semester-I Semester-II
Year I
  • English Language Skills I
  • Information Technology Trends
  • Mathematics I
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Principles of Management
  • Computer Programming I
  • English Language Skills II
  • Fundamentals of Finance & Accounting
  • Mathematics II
  • Computer Organization
  • Principles of Economics
  • Computer Programming II
Summer Project - I
  Semester-III Semester-IV
Year II
  • Systems Analysis Design
  • Database Management Systems
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Soft Skills
  • Technical Report Writing
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Operations Research
  • Visual Basic Programming
  • Operating Systems
  • Web Technologies
  • Java Programming
Summer Project - II
  Semester-V Semester-VI
Year III
  • Data Communication & Computer Networks
  • Dot Net Technologies
  • Software Testing and Quality Management
  • Advance Java Programming
  • Elective I
  • Elective II
  • Computer Graphics
  • E-Commerce
  • ASP. Net
  • IT-Project
  • Elective III
  • Elective IV

Electives: Mobile Computing & Wireless Markup Language, Data Warehousing and Data Mining, Compiler Design, Unix and Shell Programming, Software Project Management, Network Security & Analysis, Artificial Intelligence, Multimedia Systems, Intranet Administration, Network Programming, Theory of Computation, Management Information Systems.

The program structure is subject to periodic review