BCA course – BCA full form- Eligibility, fees, admission

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BCA full form or meaning of BCA is Bachelor of computer applications.

Nowadays it has become 1st choice of Tech loving Guys.

All Students who have a bit of interest in computer learning, programming, web development, graphics designing they can go for BCA, and lots and lots are going.

As internet penetration is growing daily everything is online and this field unlocks lots of sources of earning and has a big potential and career option.

BCA course


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Apart from these entrance exams, several other entrance exams for BCA admission is also there.

If you want to get admission in a college which is close to your home, then it is also possible because there is a large number of colleges available for BCA today.

KEY POINTS and Highlights OF BCA course:

Course Levelgraduation
course Duration3 years (6 Semesters)
Eligibility12th from any Recognized Board, minimum 40-45 % in 12th
AgeMinimum of 16 years
Admission ProcessDirect in Most cases, but some univ can take the entrance
Tuition fees1-2 Lack in Govt, & 2-10 Lakh in Private
Exam TypeSemester wise
Starting Average Salary1.5 lakhs to 3 lakhs per year in Govt & 1.5-22LPA in Private
Job profileWeb Designer, Web Developer, Programmer, Stenographer, Computer Operator, Data Analyst, Jr. Software Engineer 


BCA course Tuition fees

If you pass the entrance to any government college you can complete your 3 years degree with 1-2 lakh only.
But if You choose Private College, You need to pay a higher Amount according to their fees structure.
It can be somewhere between 4-10 lakhs.

As reputed the college will be, higher fees one has to pay.

There are a few more expenses like you might feel the need for a LAPTOP or Computer during the course.

If you don’t have any PC then yes this also adds 30K in your budget of doing BCA.

Career Options

it might surprise you if I tell you the truth about career options in BCA, but yeah you have to trust it. Actually, there are limitless career options in this field.
You can even do a job or can open your own business.

After this course, there are many job opportunities in both private and government sectors, jobs in the private sector are more available for BCA students.

You can also do Work from home for your client, and finding clients is not harder
you can look for them on Fiverr, Guru.com, or any freelancing marketplace.

BCA scope

Job Profile and Salary

IN JOBS these are the Job Profiles which you will get after BCA and this will be your Annual Package:

  • Web Developer 3.0-8 LPA
  • Programmer 5-20 LPA
  • Graphics Designer 4-22 LPA
  • Jr. Software Engineer 1-2.5 LPA
  • Data Analyst 1.5-3 LPA
  • Software Tester 1.5-3 LPA

These are Job profiles and designation which you will get after BCA and this will be your approx salary package.

But if you’re looking for Government Jobs you can get there jobs immediate after BCA:

  • Stenographer 1.5-2 LPA
  • IT Professional 1.5-2 LPA
  • Bank Correspondent 1.5-2 LPA
  • Computer Operator 1.5-2 LPA
  • Computer Director 1.5-2 LPA

The salary in the Government sector is drastically low but the private sector pays you well.

If You Dream to work with Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Wipro, Accenture etc then BCA unlock all the ways for you to reach up to these companies.
Salary in Quite HIGH there with good Amenities and better Work Experience.

Higher Education options after BCA

After BCA if you want to continue the computer field you can do an MCA and it will double your Knowledge, Experience, Skills, and Salary as Well.

MSC computer science and MSc IT options are also available for BCA students.

following are some higher studies options after BCA in computer field itself, which you can choose and can make your career in one of them.

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • ISM (Information Security Management)
  • Cyber Security Expert
  • Penetration Tester
  • Digital Marketer 

Or if you are no longer interested in computers you can do an MBA (Master of Business Administration) or other masters courses.

MBA is a master course related to Business and it will unlock all business opportunities for you.


Here is the list of some reputed colleges which you can also join for your BCA. 

  1. SRM University, Chennai Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu
  2. Amity University, Noida Noida, Uttar Pradesh
  3. GD Goenka University, [GDGU] Gurgaon, Haryana
  4. Himalayan Institute of Technology, [HIT] Dehradun
  5. Christ University, Bangalore
  6. Lovely Professional University, [LPU] Jalandhar
  7. AIMS Institutes, [AIMS] Bangalore
  8. Jaipur National University, [JNU] Jaipur
  9. SRM Business School, [SRMBS] Lucknow
  10. Institute of Management Studies, [IMS] Noida
  11. Bharati Vidyapeeth Institute of Management & Research, [BVIMR] New Delhi
  12. Prestige Institute of Management and Research, [PIMR] Indore
  13. REVA University, Bangalore
  14. Regional College of Management, [RCM] Bhubaneswar
  15. Chandigarh University, [CU] Chandigarh
  16. Chandigarh Group of Colleges [CGC], Landran, Mohali
  17.  Institute of Engineering and Management, [IEM] Kolkata
  18. Sanskriti University, Mathura
  19. Punjab University
  20. SAGE University, [SU] Indore

Syllabus of BCA course-

Semester  1

Mathematics-C Programming Lab-I
Applied EnglishOffice Automation Tools Lab-II
Computer Fundamentals
C Programming
Office Automation Tools





Semester  2

Mathematics-Data Structures Lab-
Communicative EnglishDatabase Management System
Digital Electronics
Data Structures




Semester  3

Mathematics-Object-Oriented Programming with C++
Business Practices and ManagementDesktop Publishing and Designing
Computer Organization
Object-Oriented Programming with C++
Desktop Publishing and Designing



Semester  4

Personnel ManagementInternet Technology & Web Page Design
AccountingProgramming in Visual Basic
System Analysis and Design
Internet Technology & Web Page Design
Programming in Visual Basic


Semester  5

Operating SystemASP.net Technologies Lab
eCommerceComputer Oriented Statistical Methods Lab
Management Information System
Computer Oriented Statistical Methods
ASP.net Technologies


Semester  6

Computer NetworksComputer Graphics
Numerical MethodsMajor Project
Multimedia Technology
Computer Graphics
Software Engineering



If it is not possible for you to do BCA course in regular mode, then you can also do a BCA course from distance and online mode.

You can do BCA with IGNOU-Indira Gandhi National Open University as well.

The course duration is the same but the fees are less. The syllabus will be almost the same, and many students are doing very well in their career and life after completing the course from IGNOU.

 FAQ About BCA Course:

 What is the candidate’s eligibility to do BCA?

Ans. Candidate of any stream (Science, Commerce or Arts)  securing 50% or more (45 % marks only for SC/ST/OBC candidate) at 10+2 level.


What is the duration Course?

Ans. The BCA program is 3 years.


 Which Type of jobs offered after the BCA?

After the BCA student can go for

  1.  Software development
  2.  website designing, digital marketing
  3.  software testing, database administrator,
  4. BPO
  5.  Banking jobs
  6.  Government jobs, etc.


How much salary I can get After BCA?

After doing BCA you can do a job of 2-4 LPA Salary initially, but with experience, you will get an attractive salary. It Totally depends on your skills.


How Much fee is required to do BCA?

1-2 Lakh from Govt. College & 2- up to 10 Lakh from Private College.


Which Subject should I read to clear entrance?

Basically some college select students according to their merit but if you applying for college which asks for an entrance exam, then, in that case, you need to have knowledge of basics of computer and mathematics to clear that test.


BCA is a professional degree that works like a filter. It filters you from all those students who are following the traditional approach of reading like Doing school, then B.Sc, M.sc, etc…

But here you got the wings to fly. There are lots of sources and fields where you can work. you can even work from home also. You can do Freelancing and still worried about Earning money in this field?

Trust me The Sky is the limit, as much you push yourself you’ll get the results and growth. After doing BCA you don’t need to do even B. Ed. This degree is much powerful than you can think.


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