BCA, or as BCA's full-form, Bachelor of Computer Application is a three-year-long undergraduate programme, which predominantly focuses on computer science and its application concepts. It prepares students to study data structures, database systems and computer networks. The course consists of six semesters and has a large scope for undergraduates as most industries require computer applications and experts for a smooth run of their business.
Minimum 50% marks in 10+2 in any relevant stream.
In the ever-growing IT industry, the demand for BCA graduates is increasing rapidly. With a BCA degree, candidates can find lucrative job opportunities in the private as well public sector. Some of the leading IT companies recruiting BCA graduates include Oracle, IBM, Infosys and Wipro. Government organizations like the Indian Air Force(IAF), Indian Army, and India Navy hire a large number of computer professionals for their IT department. Some of the job profiles that one can bag after completing a BCA programme is that of a: System Engineer, Software Tester, Junior Programmer, Web Developer, System Administrator, Software Developer As far as the salary is concerned, a fresher working for a leading MNC might get a salary ranging from Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 40,000 per month. However, it was reported that IT giants like Facebook, Microsoft etc pay a six-figure salary to fresh graduates they hire.