Full form of BCA is Bachelors in Computer Application. This is one of the most demanding 3 years undergraduate courses. Students who want to make a career in the field of computer, IT i.e. informational technology and programming go for this course. BCA is an academic base to make a future in computer application field. This three-year course runs on a semester system of 6 months.
Eligibility for BCA Course
For this course 12 th pass out student from any recognized university can apply. There is one confusion within students who wish to do BCA. They are confused whether Science and Mathematics are compulsory to be in BCA course. There are some colleges who give admission to students from all streams to this course but some colleges are there who puts the requirement of Mathematics or science in 12 th as a subject as the compulsory norm. Mathematics taught in this course is of 12 th level so it’s not that hard to go for average students.
Subjects under BCA
Subjects included in BCA course are software engineering, software development, AI, web-based application, multimedia systems, database management system, theoretical computer science and data communication and computer networks.
How to Get Admission in BCA
Many colleges conduct entrance exam, for example, CET, IPU, SET and many college level entrance exams. They give admission as per merit scored by the students. As per the merit list students are called for counseling or PI round. After clearing counseling round students are given admission. Both government and private colleges have a BCA course but there is a fee difference. Government colleges charge less fees than private colleges.
Carrier Options For BCA
After BCA students can go for many career prospects. With the coming time the growth and demand of IT industry promise for best career options for BCA degree holders. Student get options to be a system engineer, programmer, software developer, web developer, system administrator, Computer Support Service Specialist, Database Administration, Information Systems Manager, Chief Information Officer, Computer Systems Analyst, Computer
Salary package for BCA starts from 15000 TO 18000 per month but if the student does some specialization course like JAVA, C++,python, magneto etc can go for big salary package up to 25000rs per month or more in the beginning. With hard and smart work student can level up the post and can get good hike in the salary. It is advised to do MCA after BCA as BCA is base of advanced computer language and students can get good job opportunities with high level package in the IT industry.