Bachelor of Computer Applications

The IT revolution has geared India towards a new era of growth and technological excellence. There is hardly an area of activity that has not been permeated by the magic of IT. The employment opportunities offered in this sector are phenomenal. A 3 year full time professional degree course is offered by various universities/institutes under B.Sc (H) computer science or Bachelor of computer applications (BCA).

With IT becoming an indispensable part of industry, home and government, IT professionals are in ever- increasing demand. Major opportunities for IT are in financial services sector, design development (CAD), management information systems (MIS), Knowledge Processing sector etc.

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Career Opportunities: There are tremendous job opportunities in the major IT giants. One may start as a programmer or a software engineer and then move up the ladder as senior software engineer, team leader, project leader, project manager and so on.

Foundation for MCA: BCA is the next step for MCA. One may always go for higher education in fields like MBA to make a techno-commercial career.

Key University/Institutes offering BCA

  • Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
  • Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR)
  • Bhartiya Vidya Peeth University, Delhi
  • Christ University, Bangalore
  • Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi



Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha is a public, professional university located in Delhi, India. It is the premier university of the country and is known for its high standards in teaching and research, as well as the eminent scholars it attracts to its faculty. Founded in 1998 it is a teaching-cum-affiliating university which affiliates 84 colleges in Delhi-NCR and has 15 schools and centres. The university has been graded ‘A’ by NAAC.

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) conducts Common Entrance Test (CET) which was held on 10th May, 2015.

The selection to the following institutes is through the merit ranking in CET.

The selection to the following institutes is through the merit ranking in CET.


  • Ansal Institute of Technology, Sector 55, Gurgaon


  • Beri Institute of Technology Training Research, 58/11, PVC Market Road, Tikri Kalan Delhi -41


  • Chandra Prabhu Jain College of Higher Studies, Plot No.-OCF, Sector A-8, Narela, Delhi


  • Comm-IT, Carrer Academy, Sheikh Sarai, Ph-II, New Delhi -17


  • Delhi Institute of Rural Development, G.T. Karnal Road, Village Nangali Puna,Delhi-110036


  • Fairfield Institute of Management and Technology, Kapashera, New Delh-37


  • Institute of Information Technology a Management, D-29, Institutional Area, Janak Puri, New Delhi -58


  • Institute of Innovation in Technology and Management, D-27 & 28, Institutional Area, Janakpuri, New Delhi


  • Jagannath International Management School, OCF, Pocket-9, Sector-B, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi -110070


  • Jagan Institute of Management Studies, 3, Institutional Area, Sector-5, New Delhi, Delhi 110085


  • Kalka Institute of Research And Advanced Studies, Kalaka Public School Campus, Alaknanda, New Delhi 110019


  • Maharaja Surajmal Institute, C-4, Janak Puri, New Delhi-110058


  • Mother Teresa Institute of Management, C-Block, Preet Vihar, New Delhi – 110092


  • R.C. Institute of Technology, Gopal Nagar, Najafgarh, New Delhi – 110043


  • Sirifort College of Computer Technology & Management, Rohini, New Delhi


  • Sri G.T.B. Institute of Management and Information Technology, Delhi


  • Trinity Institute of Higher Education, D Block, Vikas Puri, Adj. Kamal Public School, New Delhi


  • Trinity Institute of Professional Studies, Sector-9, Dwarka, New Delhi – 110075


  • Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, Business Park, 25-Shivaji Marg, New Delhi


  • JSS Academy of Technical Education, C-20/1, Sector 62, Noida – 201301 (U.P.)


There are a total of approximately 2000 seats in the above-mentioned colleges.

The test duration is two and half hours (150 mins) and tests the following areas:

Each correct question will carry four marks.

There will a negative marking of one mark for each incorrect answer.


The pattern of the paper is as given below:


Entrance Test

Test Areas Questions
English Language and comprehension 22
Mathematics 45
Computer Awareness 45
General Knowledge (IT and Science related) 38

Eligibility 50% Marks in 12th Board with compulsory Mathematics or Computer Science

Fees Rs 60,000/- per annum*

*Approximate value. Actual fess varies from college to college. Please contact the college for the same.




Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research (SICSR) is an educational institute located in PuneIndia. It offers postgraduate and undergraduate degrees in the fields of computer and information technology and is part of the Symbiosis Society. It was established in 1985. In 2002, SICSR became a constituent of Symbiosis International University (SIU) as a deemed university.


The selection procedure in 90 seats of BCA program at SICSR is through Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET), which is held on first Saturday of May every year, followed by Personal Interview and Written Ability Test.


Entrance Test Exam Pattern

Test Areas Questions
General English 40
General Awareness 40
Quantitative 40
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 30

Test Duration: 150 minutes

There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

Eligibility 50% Mark in 12th Board Exams.

Fees Rs. 1,40,000 per annum


Jamia Millia Islamia University


Jamia Millia Islamia is a public central university located in Delhi. Its campus is located in South Delhi. The university provides undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate courses.

The university offers 30 seats under Bachelors of Arts with Computer Applications (BACA/BCA).

The fees for the programme is Rs.7100 (as per 2015).

Admission to the course is done on the basis of the merit of the entrance exam conducted by the university.


Entrance Exam Test Pattern

Duration of the Exam: 1 Hour 45 Minutes

Medium of Exam will be English

Negative Marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in the Objective Type/ Multiple Choice Questions.

The Exam will be for 100 Marks.

S. No                              Subject Areas               Questions
      1 English                      20
      2 General Awareness                      40
      3 Reasoning                      20
      4 Maths                      20


Eligibility criteria: 50% in class 12th.

Application Process: The candidates can apply ONLY online.


Christ University


Christ University is a private ‘Deemed to be University’ in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. The college was granted ‘Deemed to be University’ status in 2008. It is one of the leading institutions in India and is usually listed as one of the best in most educational surveys. In 2014 India Today-Nielsen survey, Christ University was ranked in the top 10 in Science, Arts, Commerce and Law. In 2014 India Today ranking, Christ University ranked 1st in BBA, 6th in Arts, 4th in Science and 4th in Commerce and 10th in Law.


The curriculum of the course is designed to be covered in Christ University (India) for 2 years and another 1 or 2 years in Foreign University.

BCA Students have 2 foreign university options:

Option 1: Sheffield Hallam University (UK) (1 year)

Option 2: Swansea University (UK) (2 years)


Admission to the course

Total duration of the Entrance Test will be 2 hours

1 mark for each correct answer and 0.25 mark deduction for wrong answer

Topic Questions Marks
English Language

Comprehension Skills

Verbal Reasoning

30 30
General Knowledge, Current Affairs 25 25
Quantitative Aptitude, Numerical Ability, Fundamental Mathematical Operations 25 25
Reasoning: Critical, Analytical, Logical 20 20
Data Analysis and Interpretation 20 20
Total 120 120


Christ University Selection Process:

  • Appear for the Entrance Test at the prescribed venue and time.
  • Make Micro-Presentation (MP) that will last not more than 90 secs/student
  • Personal Interview (PI) for 15 minutes by expert panel
  • Assessment of academic performance in Class 10, 11 and 12 to take place during Personal Interview

Eligibility: 10+2 pass in any discipline with min. 45%


Bhartiya Vidyapeeth Deemed University


Bharati Vidyapeeth is a group of higher educational institutions established in PuneIndia in 1964 and has campuses across the country at New Delhi, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Solapur, Kolhapur, Sangli, Karad, Satara, and Panchgani. It runs more than 78 schools and 60 institutions of higher education, including those of professional education. Among these are colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Nursing, Pharmacy, Engineering, Management, Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Environment Science, Agriculture etc.


BCA here is a 3 year full time program to introduce the concepts of computer applications to students.

Eligibility: Passed 10+2 with at least 45% (40% in case of SC/ST candidates)

Entrance Exam Test Pattern

Total Marks: 200 marks.

No. of questions: 200 MCQs

There is no negative marking.

The break-up of questions will be as follows:

S. No                              Subject Areas               Questions
      1 Numerical Aptitude                      60
      2 Reasoning / Logical Aptitude                      60
      3 Verbal Ability                      60
      4 Reading Comprehension                      20


Edu Approach to Bachelor of Computer Application

Number of hours: 100 Hours (2 hours per class)

Duration of Program: April to May 2016 (Till GGSIPU Entrance exam*)

Study Material Provided:

Concept Books:

Computer & IT Awareness 1
GK 1
Verbal Ability 2
Vocabulary 1
Logical Reasoning 1
Quantitative Aptitude 2

Total 8


  • 8 Concept Books
  • 1 Practice Test Book



Number of Mock Tests: 5 Mock Tests


Highlights of the course

    • Separate Batch
    • Special Timing


  • Weekly classes of Computer Awareness
  • Weekly classes of IT Awareness
  • Dedicated and Experienced Faculty.
  • Special Computer and IT awareness book for broader coverage of facts about the IT industry.
  • Exam wise separate Mock Tests.
  • Classes at Special Centers.

Highlights of Online Support and Testing:

Special Mocks for different colleges/Universities (focusing on key areas and high frequency question types).

Self-scoring and evaluation kit (Practice Test Book).


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