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Is there any entrance exam for admission in colleges for BCA?

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Technology has permeated to every nook and the corner of our life. In this age of computers and optical fibers everything being digitalized, consequently knowledge about machines is very important in today’s scenario. The scope of BCA is expanding day by day with a rapid development in the  field of software technology. As it helps the person have a requisite advantage over the others who do not own a degree in computer applications. The magnitude of the domain is growing at such a rapid pace that such aspirants with bachelors in computer applications are being hired at high rates nationally as well internationally. They are offered jobs in call centers, software industries , IT companies like wipro, Infosys, blue star infotech , etc.   

Read Also : What are the different languages and software taught in BCA?

What BCA is all about?

BCA stands for the bachelor in computer applications. It’s a 3 year undergraduate degree program generally for those students who want to learn computer languages like java, C++, C etc. and after that who are willing to join software and IT companies. Some students use online or distance education means to earn this lucrative 3 year course. Interestingly, it’s equivalent to bachelor of technology (b. Tech) course usually taken up by students. This course includes various subjects like database management system, computer languages, networking, web designing, visual basics, object oriented programming , world wide web ,data structure, etc. In this way, candidates learn about different fields of computer by pursuing a degree in computer applications.

Admission criterion for BCA:

The admission procedure for this course is  much similar to other courses, as the student must have passed his 12th grade with approximately 45-50 percent marks in any stream. But some of the universities have some different policies for admission in BCA, as they demand Mathematics or Computer science as compulsory subject at 12th   level whereas some prefer only science stream students. For admission to BCA program, a student must fulfill the basic eligibility criteria as mentioned above in accordance to the university in which he want to take admission in. Admission to a regular BCA program is generally through a common entrance test conducted by the respective universities. Generally, admission process for entrance exam for BCA  starts in the month of May and June. Student can apply easily to such process. The application process may be online or offline or both. So, every university has their own set of rules and policies for admission and they may or may not conduct a specific entrance exam.

Must Read : How should I plan my career once I have enrolled in BCA?

What skills you are going to learn ?

Students who opt for a Bachelor in Computer Applications (BCA) get to know about various skills and information not only about Computer and Information Technology but also in communication and management. One also learns programming languages such as Java, C++, HML, etc. Information about various computer applications and latest developments in IT and communication systems is also provided. Some knowledge in data structure and algorithm is also included in this program which is one of the necessary skill that is required to have a job in IT sector.

There are ample of universities in India which are presently offering this course. For instance,

  • Chandigarh University, Chandigarh.
  • Bangalore university, Bengaluru (Karnataka).
  • Gujarat university, Gujarat
  • Guru ghasidas university, bilaspur.
  • Cotton college state university, guwahati ( Assam ) 
  • University of rajasthan, rajasthan
  • Jain university, Bangalore.
  • Maharishi dayanand university, Haryana.
  • University of mysore, karnataka
  • University of pune, pune.
  • Kurukshetra university, Haryana.
  • Christ university, bangalore

    Also Read : Do I need to be exceptionally brilliant to pursue BCA?

Following are some open universities offering this course:

  • Indira Gandhi national open university, delhi.
  • Lovely professional university,Punjab.
  • Symbiosis center for distance learning, noida
  • Team lease skills university, delhi.

Also Read : I couldn’t make it to the top BCA colleges. What are my career prospects?


Nowadays, students with BCA degree are getting very high salary jobs in the IT sector and in software companies in india as well in foreign countries. It is one of the most developing fields of study, by doing this students can either find a proficient job or else pursue higher studies depending upon one’s choice.

For further queries and related information, you can approach the Professional Experts at CareerGuide. Hope this will help you!


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