IGNOU COURSES

Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)

Updated on 05 Feb, 2018


Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)

Minimum Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 30,000
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar

Eligibility:

10+2 or its equivalent.

Course Fee: Rs. 5,100/- For Ist Semester(Rs. 100 in addition to Rs. 5,000 as Registration charges) and Rs. 5,000/- Per Semester for Second Semester Onwards( See Common Prospectus for latest update)

 

For admission related information,
contact to Student Support Centre Ph. 011-29572513
Email: [email protected]
 

The basic objective of the programme is to open a channel of admission for computing courses for students, who have done the 10+2 and are interested in taking computing/IT as a career.  After acquiring the Bachelor’s Degree (BCA) at IGNOU, there is  further educational opportunity to go for an MCA at IGNOU or Master’s Programme at any other University/Institute. Also after completing BCA Programme, a student should be able to get entry level job in the field of Information Technology or ITES.

First Semester

CourseCode     Course Name Credits 
 FEG-02  Foundation course in English -2  4
 ECO-01  Business Organization  4
 BCS-011  Computer Basics and PC Software  3
 BCS-012  Mathematics  4
 BCSL-013  Computer Basics and PC Software Lab  2

Second Semester

CourseCode     Course Name Credits 
 ECO-02  Accountancy-1  4
 MCS-011  Problem Solving and Programming  3
 MCS-012  Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming  4
 MCS-015  Communication Skills  2
 MCS-013  Discrete Mathematics  2
 BCSL-021  C Language Programming Lab  1
 BCSL-022  Assembly Language Programming Lab  1

Third Semester

CourseCode     Course Name Credits 
 MCS-021  Data and File Structures  4
 MCS-023  Introduction to Database Management Systems  3
 MCS-014  Systems Analysis and Design  3
 BCS-031  Programming in C++  3
 BCSL-032  C++ Programming Lab  1
 BCSL-033  Data and File Structures Lab  1
 BCSL-034  DBMS Lab  1

Fourth Semester

CourseCode     Course Name Credits 
 BCS-040  Statistical Techniques  4
 MCS-024  Object Oriented Technologies and Java Programming  3
 BCS-041  Fundamentals of Computer Networks  4
 BCS-042  Introduction to Algorithm Design  2
 MCSL-016  Internet Concepts and Web Design  2
 BCSL-043  Java Programming Lab  1
 BCSL-044  Statistical Techniques Lab  1
 BCSL-045  Algorithm Design Lab  1

Fifth Semester

CourseCode     Course Name Credits 
 BCS-051  Introduction to Software Engineering  3
 BCS-052  Network Programming and Administration  3
 BCS-053  Web Programming  2
 BCS-054  Computer Oriented Numerical Techniques  3
 BCS-055  Business Communication  2
 BCSL-056  Network Programming and Administration Lab  1
 BCSL-057  Web Programming Lab  1
 BCSL-058  Computer Oriented Numerical Techniques Lab  1

Sixth Semester

CourseCode     Course Name Credits 
 BCS-062  E-Commerce  2
 MCS-022  Operating System Concepts and Networking Management  4
 BCSL-063  Operating System Concepts and Networking Management Lab  1
 BCSP-064  Project  8

Student Attendance:

 

For theory counseling session there is no compulsion of attendance. However in counselling sessions of Lab courses, 70 per cent attendance is compulsory.

 

In respect of  counselling of the practical sessions, it is to mention that the student must undertake practical sessions during the semester in the first time of registration of that student. Allowing a student, practical sessions in subsequent years/semesters is at the discretion of the University and subject to payment of the fees for the same.

 

Total: 39- Courses and 99- Credits

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Mediums of Instruction: The medium of instruction for the time being is  only English. 

 

Mode of Delivery: Distance and Open Education Mode supported by

 

  • Print Materials
  • Face to face Counselling Sessions at SC/PSC
  • EDUSAT Lecturers
  • IRC
  • Web Based Support/IOCG

 

Schedule of offer of BCA (Revised):

Semester

BCA(Revised)

I

II

III

IV

V

VI

First time will be offered from

July 2011

January 2012

July 2012

January 2013

July 2013

January 2014

 

 

For more details Contact:

 

BCA Programme Coordinator

 

Email: [email protected]

 

Ph. 011-29572903/29572902
 

For admission related information,
contact to Student Support Centre Ph. 011-29572513
Email: [email protected]

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