Rohit Dubey

What are the best institutes to pursue BCA from distance education?

by Rohit Dubey
1 answer
| Share :

1 answer

RE: What are the best institutes to pursue BCA from distance education?

Lambodar Rout
Lambodar Rout
Verified Career Expert
Founder & Lead Career Counsellor @
  • New Delhi

Bachelor in Computer Application (BCA) is one of the valuable courses for the students who want to build up their career in the IT (Information Technology) field. The duration of this course is 3 years and divided into 6 semesters. The main subjects it comprises are networking, database, data structure, core programming languages like ‘C’ and ‘java’. This course provides a lot of opportunities to the students who are interested in computer field and wants get into the IT sector as programmer or software developer.

As BCA is a technical field, it helps to have a technical background apart from the ability to adapt to changing working environment.A BCA graduate’s work may involve:

  1. developing new software to ease the operations of the company
  2. testing new software
  3. integrating new software with the existing systems and
  4. supporting, maintaining as well as documenting software functionality.

BCA from distance education is the course which can be pursued even without being physically present at the institution.This course covers subjects like computer networks, programming languages, database management, multimedia, operating systems and so on.
Distance education for BCA is a non-regular academic program. This program could be even a great option for individuals who want to enhance their educational qualification while doing their job. BCA Distance Education course is a three-year program which has been divided into six semesters of 6 months each.

Read Also : What are the other suitable career options after LLB apart from being a lawyer?

Eligibility Criteria:

The minimum qualifications required for taking admission to BCA it is quite different from regular. Several institutes demand a minimum percent like 55% to pursue the regular degree of Bachelor of the computer application with specific subjects like Mathematics/ Physics/ Computer Science/ Informatics Practices as per the guidelines of the Institute. But in the case of BCA Distance Education course, the criteria is limited to the extent that individual must have completed his senior secondary or must have done diploma (3 years) from any recognised Technical Education Board.

Career Opportunities:

Materialistically the regular and correspondence degrees don’t differ, and BCA Distance Education graduate too has a number of career opportunities. The pace of development in India and the demand for skilful software & computer experts demonstrate a pleasing prospect. One of the best career options after the degree could be teaching profession, corporate sector (Consulting and core engineering companies), research & development like super specialisation and higher studies like MCA or PhD. Students who have pursued BCA through distance education can also get very lucrative jobs outside the country.

 Also Read: Is there any integrated course option to pursue a career in Law?

List of colleges offering BCA through Distance Education.





  1. Indira Gandhi National Open University,New Delhi
  2. Yashwantrao C. Maharashtra Open University,Nashik
  3. IMT Distance and Open Learning Institute,Ghaziabad
  4. Sikkim Manipal University (SMU DDE),Gangtok
  5. Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning,Pune
  6. MP Bhoj (Open) University,Bhopal
  7. BR Ambedkar Open University (BRAOU),Hyderabad
  8. NetajiSubhas Open University,Kolkata
  9. MaharshiDayanand University (DDE),Rohtak
  10. Maulana Azad National Urdu University (DDE),Hyderabad
  11. University of Delhi (SOL),New Delhi
  12. Annamalai University (DDE),Annamalainagar
  13. BabasahebAmbedkar Open University,Ahmedabad
  14. Karnataka State Open University,Mysore
  15. AcharyaNagarjuna University (CDE),Guntur
  16. Osmania University (PGRRCDE - Prof. G. Ram Reddy Centre for Distance Education),Hyderabad
  17. Alagappa University (DDE),Karaikudi
  18. The ICFAI University Tripura,West Tripura
  19. SNDT - Women's University (CDE),Mumbai
  20. Himachal Pradesh University (ICDEOL),Shimla
  21. Tamil Nadu Open University,Chennai
  22. University of Madras (IDE),Chennai
  23. Andhra University (SDE),Vishakhapatnam.
  24. Madurai Kamaraj University (DDE),Madurai
  25. Uttarakhand Open University,Haldwani
  26. Nalanda Open University,Patna
  27. Kurukshetra University (DDE)Kurukshetra
  28. Patna University (DDE),Patna
  29. Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli
  30. Directorate of Distance Education, Madurai
  31. ManipalUniversity,manipal
  32. Punjab University Distance Education Correspondence,punjab
  33. JamiaHamdard University (JHU)



Among these the top 10 Distance Learning University for BCA

1. Indira Gandhi national open university (IGNOU)
2. Sikkim Manipal University (SMU)
3.Tamil Nadu Open University(TNOU)
4. JamiaHamdard University (JHU)
5. Maharishi Dayanand University (MDU) Rohtak
6.Punjab Technical University
7.Madurai Kamaraj University
8. Symbiosis centre for distance learning
9. Alagappa University

  1. Annamalai University, Directorate of Distance Education


Advantage of distance learning BCA Programs

The benefits for students who pursue BCA by the distance education method are immense. This is mainly helpful for students who reside far away from colleges they wish to study. So, instead of giving up their studies, students can study by the correspondence method.And for  those who are working and wish to study further can also opt for the distance education method. By this method they will be able to concentrate on another field and study at their own time whenever time permits. Apart from this, they can also study whenever ever they get their free time. Certifications of distance educations courses from universities like the IGNOU have good validity.

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


RE: What are the best institutes to pursue BCA from distance education?

This topic is now closed. New replies are no longer allowed.
Latest Answers

Difference between sponsored and non sponsored candidate for admission in NPTI?

What is sponsored candidate meaning?   Sponsored Candidate means the candidate having minimum of two years of full time work experience counted a .. READ MORE

Minimum age limit to attend 10th class exam?

what is the minimum age for 10th class ?   As per the guidlines of central board of secondary education (CBSE) the minimum age to appear in the 1 .. READ MORE

How to become a doctor after completing BSc Nursing degree?

What are medical courses after BSc nursing Nursing One of the most well-respected vocations on the planet is that of a nurse. They play an essential .. READ MORE

List of Core Mechanical companies in Hyderabad?

1List Of mechanical Companies in hyderabad 2.     Robotics management canter 3.     Meter Cube Engineering 4.& .. READ MORE
Most Popular

Professional courses after 12th for Bio-Maths students?

Professional courses after 12th for Bio Maths students Best Courses after 12th bio maths : Biomaths Bio Maths are the finest combo because they open u .. READ MORE

What is the scope in doing economics hons and also the career jobs related to it?

Economics Honours Scope Economics (Hons.) has recently received a lot of traction among recruiters. Students with a bachelor's degree have several job .. READ MORE

How to become a doctor after completing BSc Nursing degree?

What are medical courses after BSc nursing Nursing One of the most well-respected vocations on the planet is that of a nurse. They play an essential .. READ MORE

What is the procedure to join Indian Navy after class 12th

How To JOIN INDIAN NAVY AFTER 12TH Candidates who want jobs in the Indian Navy must have passed the Matriculation Examination. It means these vacanci .. READ MORE
Caching Date: 12/1/2021 12:58:24 PM