BCA - Bachelor of Computer Application

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Eminence

Industry
Certifications

Fully
Online

UGC Approved
Course

Industry relevant specializations.

  • Data Science & Analytics
  • Systems and Networks (CISCO Certified Network Associate)
  • Cyber Security & Applications
  • Mobile Application & Full Stack Dev. Skills
  • Virtual & Augmented Reality
  • Cloud Computing with AWS

Industry Certifications.
Training for

  • CISCO Certified Network Associate
  • Optional elective EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS)
  • Optional PenTest+ (Plus) Certification | CompTIA IT Certifications
  • IBM Practitioner

Industry-Ready Training.
Interact with International (Germany, USA) and National Artificial Intelligence specialists on course modules and Industry led projects with 50+ case studies.

Mentored industry-relevant projects (Final Semester).
In areas of Machine Learning, NLP, Computer Vision, Deep learning, Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing & Distributed Computing, BlockChain, IOT.

Online Practical Virtual Labs.
From Amazon AWS, CISCO Academy, Amrita.

Job Prospects.
We have over 94% students placed, many in core Artificial Intelligence and Data Science companies. Our BCA alumni have won awards, gone abroad for higher education and for jobs.

Eligibility

Students with Indian Education:
  • Candidates must have passed 10 + 2
  • Candidates who have passed 3-year diploma can also apply

Students with Foreign Education:
Certificate of Equivalence from Association of Indian Universities is needed. This is required by any student with a Foreign Education who wishes to apply to an Indian University. Please refer to https://aiu.ac.in/.

Candidates with work experience will have an added advantage for admissions.

Course Duration

Limits No. of years
Minimum 3
Maximum 6

Fee Structure

Semester Amount
Semester 1 Rs 25000
Semester 2 Rs 25000
Semester 3 Rs 25000
Semester 4 Rs 25000
Semester 5 Rs 25000
Semester 6 Rs 25000
Total Rs 150000
Title of Course
Communicative English
Mathematical Foundation 1
Principles of Management
Computer Essentials
Computational Thinking and Problem Solving
Computational Thinking and Problem-Solving Lab
Title of Course
Professional Communication
Mathematical Foundations II
Database Management System
Programming in C
Computer Organization
Database Management System Lab
Programming in C Lab
Title of Course
Mathematical Foundation III
Data Structures and Algorithms
Object Oriented Programming using Java
Operating System
Elective A
Data Structures and Algorithms Lab
Object Oriented Programming using Java Lab
Title of Course
Computer Networks
Web Technologies
Software Engineering
Elective B
Elective C
Web Technologies Lab
C# and .NET Framework
Advanced Java and J2EE
Artificial Intelligence
Mobile Application Development
Elective D
Advanced Java and J2EE Lab
Industry project
AWS Certification Courses
  • Amazon - AWS Academy Cloud Development
  • Amazon - AWS Academy Cloud Architecting
  • Amazon - AWS Academy Data Analytics Lab

CISCO Networking Courses
(Training to earn CCNA Certifications)
  • CCNA:Introduction to Networks
  • CCNP Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials
  • CCNP Enterprise Networking Security and Automation

Security Courses
(Training to earn compTia Certifications)
  • EC Council Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU)
  • EC Council Certified Application Security Engineer (CASE)
  • EC Council Certified Ethical Hacker
Other Industry-relevant Electives
  • Applications of Machine Learning
  • Web Analytics
  • AI for Drug Discovery & Target Validation
  • Applied Predictive Analytics
  • Big Data Analytics & Visualisation
  • Bioinformatics
  • Parallel & Distributed Data Management
  • Modelling & Simulation
  • Computational Statistics
  • Financial Data Analytics
  • Representation Learning
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Information Retrieval
  • GPU Architecture & Programming
  • Bio medical & Health Informatics
  • Semantic Web

Academics

Bachelor of Computer Applications (B. C. A.) is an undergraduate Programme to start a career in computer science. It provides a sound academic base from which an advanced career in computer applications including the latest developments keeping pace with the industry can be developed.

The Programme also carries out the required analysis and synthesis involved in computer systems, information systems and computer applications.

Yes, it's recognised by UGC and is equivalent to any other degree offered by UGC.

Candidates can either complete the course in a minimum span of 3 years or in a maximum span of 6 years.

For working professionals, we have built tremendous flexibility in the program allowing up to 6 years to earn your degree, allowing for self-paced, anytime learning.

• Reading materials and video lectures will be uploaded into our learning management system

• Every week, there will be a live interactive session with faculty to clear doubts and they will also be recorded and posted

• There will also be a discussion forum to encourage peer learning. Faculty and teaching assistants will also participate in these discussion forums and help with the overall learning experience. Practice quizzes will be given every week so that you are continuously preparing for exams.

Each course will be in 4 quadrants, fully following the UGC guidelines.

1) Quadrant-I is e-Tutorial; which shall contain: Video and Audio Content in an organized form, Animation, Virtual Labs, etc, along with the transcription of the video.

2) Quadrant-II is e-Content; which shall contain; self-instructional material (digital Self Learning Material), e-Books, case studies, presentations etc, and also contain Web Resources such as further references, Related Links etc.

3) Quadrant-III is the Discussion forum for raising of doubts and clarifying the same by the Course Coordinator

4) Quadrant-IV is Assessment, which shall contain; Problems and Solutions, which could be in the form of Multiple Choice Questions, Fill in the blanks, Matching Questions, Short Answer Questions, Long Answer Questions, Quizzes, Assignments and solutions.

Examinations are conducted as per the new regulations through the Online Technology Enabled Proctored mode.

Yes. Per the UGC regulations, Online degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level shall be treated as equivalent to the corresponding awards of the degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level offered through conventional mode. The following things will be mentioned on the backside of the degree and mark sheets - Mode of delivery; Date of admission; Date of completion.

Yes, every week, for every course, there will be a live doubt clearing session with the faculty, typically for about an hour. These sessions will also be recorded and available for watching later.

In order to accommodate working professionals, these sessions will be held on weekends or after working hours.

Network Administrators, Software Architect, Web Developer, Data Scientist, Software Engineer

Cyber Security, Architecture and Deployment of Secure and Scalable WAN, Client Server Computing, Embedded Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning Management, Knowledge Management, LAN Switching and Advanced Routing, Micro Processor Systems, Multimedia and Graphics, Social and Professional Issues in Computing, Soft Computing, Systems and Network Administration, Computer Graphics, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Data Mining and Cryptography and Cyber Security

• Study at your own pace
• Learn Anytime Anywhere
• UGC approved programs
• Equivalent to on-campus programs
• World-class learning environment
• Experienced faculty from India and abroad
• Course Mentors
• Career Assistance
• Courses Co-developed with Industry
• Hands-on Laboratories, Practise Sessions
• Industry Projects
• Interactive Sessions with Industry Experts
• Opportunities to Pursue Dual Degree with International Universities
• Multiple Industry Certifications

• 10th
• 12th/Diploma certificate
• Passport size photograph
• Aadhar card

Industry certification courses are offered from the third semester. We have networking courses offered by CISO, AWS courses offered by Amazon & Security courses offered by compTia. You can choose according to your area of interest.

4 hrs per day would be adequate, 20-22hrs per week: for students who are working professionals.

The content is developed for such students also. If you are not sure about joining, look at the first week’s content and the assignments which are available free on the web site. You can try the assignments. This is available for every course. Go through that before making a decision.

No other course is needed to join this course. Recommend starting from the foundation course level.


Admissions

12th or equivalent with an aggregate minimum of 50% marks.

Any Undergraduate student or Diploma students aspiring for Business Computer Applications

Students with Foreign Education: Certificate of Equivalence from Association of Indian Universities is needed. This is required by any student with a Foreign Education who wishes to apply to an Indian University. Please refer to
https://aiu.ac.in/

No, there is no admission fee when you apply. It is free.

It is a simple and easy process. You need to fill out our application form in order to apply.

Please click on the following link to apply:
https://aoap.amrita.edu/ahead/index/

You can contact us via Email, Call or WhatsApp. You can also chat with us through the chat window present on our website.

Email: ahead@amrita.edu

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We are always here to help you and make your journey as easy as possible.

Yes, International Students are welcome. Students with foreign education can also apply. Certificate of Equivalence from Association of Indian Universities is needed. This is required by any student with a foreign education who wishes to apply to an Indian University. Please refer to
https://aiu.ac.in/

faculty

Dr Bharath Jayaraman

Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, NY
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Computer Science, Amrita School of Engineering

His teaching and research expertise centers around programming languages and software systems, Dynamic analysis and visualization in a state-of-the-art execution environment for Java, formal methods in software and safety-critical systems; identification, tracking, and retrieval in cyber-physical spaces based upon camera networks and biometric sensors.

faculty

Dr Keshavan Varadarajan

DR.Keshavan is a PhD from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Dr Keshavan has over 11 years’ experience as both a software engineer and a hardware architect in leading industries. He has served in both technical and management positions. He currently works in the strategic planning team at Samsung in Texas. In the past, he served as a chief engineer at Samsung. Dr Keshavan also worked with Hewlett-Packard India Software Operations & ZenIQ.

faculty

Radhika Varadarajan

McAfee, San Francisco Bay Area

Ms. Radhika has over 15 years of experience working in the areas of networking, storage, and cloud security in both large tech companies as well as start-ups. She currently works in the cloud security data team at McAfee. With expertise in Java programming and Web development technologies, she also has a strong understanding of Object-Oriented design, data structures and design patterns. In the past, she has worked with Cisco for over 9 years as senior software engineer.

faculty

Dr Ratna Krishnamoorthy

PhD from the University of Tokyo, Japan; Postdoc from NUS Singapore; Research into VLSI, Python for Data Analytics Ratna received her PhD from the University of Tokyo, Japan and was a post-doctoral research fellow at National University of Singapore. She has 14+ years of experience - working as a teaching faculty, researcher and technical management positions. Her interest areas are: VLSI Systems, GPU and Python for Data Analytics. She currently works as a GPU Program Manager at Samsung

faculty

Dr Georg Gutjahr

Dr Georg Gutjahr is an Assistant Professor at Amrita. He has a B.S. in Data Engineering and a Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Vienna, Austria. His Research is focused on Data Science with a focus on Health Analytics. Research areas include adaptive designs, multiple testing, and numerical methods in statistics. Prior to joining Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, he was a postdoc for 6 years at the University of Bremen, Germany.

faculty

Dr Subhasri Duttagupta

Dr. Subhari Duttagupta received her M. Tech. degree in Parallel computing and then received a doctoral degree in sensor networks, both from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai. Prior to that, she worked as a senior scientist in TCS Research Labs, Mumbai in performance engineering. Her areas of research include Performance Evaluation And Modelling Of Systems And Networks, Distributed Systems, Real-Life Applications Using Sensor Networks And Analysing IoT Applications, Performance Engineering & Modelling and Simulation.

faculty

Dr Swaminathan

Dr Swaminathan is an Asst. Professor, Computer Science Engineering, Amrita University.Dr Swaminathan has about 22 years of experience, 11 years of which are in the IT industry and 11 in teaching. His research interests include Program Analytics, Formal Methods and Software Visualization. He mentors students for Coding competitions including ACM ICPC.

faculty

M. Kohila

Ms. Kohila is a Sr. Academy Instructor, CISCO Networking Academy with more than 10 years of experience in CCNA training. She handles CCNA training sessions for professors & Industry people. She has been awarded Best Instructor- by the Cisco Academy for 5 Consecutive years. She is also the first instructor in India to be qualified in the Instructor Trainer qualification process in India.

faculty

Dr Vivek Menon

Dr. Vivek Menon currently serves as an Associate Professor of Computer Science & Engineering. He has over 20 years of teaching and research experience. His ongoing collaborative research focuses on smart environments with SUNY at Buffalo has featured in prestigious international journals. He is a recipient of the prestigious 'Fast Track Young Scientist Scheme' in Engineering Sciences, awarded by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB).

faculty

Sandhya Harikumar

Ms Sandhya has an M. Tech. in Computer Science from IIT Delhi. She currently serves as a Senior grade Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri. She has 18 years of experience, with 15 years in academics and 3 years in the corporate world at Reliance Industries. Her research is focused on Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics and DBMS.

faculty

Dr Manjusha Nair

Dr Manjusha Nair is an Asst. Professor (Sr Grade) of Computer Science Engineering at Amrita University She has over 18 years of academic experience in teaching & research. Her research interests include Computational Neuroscience, Bioinformatics, Simulation and Modeling, Information Theory, Parallel Programming & Constraint Object Modeling.

faculty

Br Vineetha

Ms.Vineetha is a Faculty Associate of Computer Science Engineering at Amrita University Her Research interests include Software Engineering, Object Oriented Analysis & Design & Embedded Systems.

faculty

Dr Jinesh M K

DR. Jinesh is an Asst. Professor (Sr Grade), Computer Science Engineering, Amrita University His research interests focus on the areas of Formal Methods & Declarative Modelling.

faculty

Binu P K

Mr.Binu is the Asst. Professor of Computer Science Engineering at Amrita University. He has about 15+ years of academic experience in teaching. His research is focused on Cybersecurity & Networking.

faculty

Krishnaprasad T R

Mr Krishnaprasad is the Asst. Professor of Computer Science Engineering at Amrita University. He has more than 9 years of academic experience. His research focuses on Web Technologies, Decentralized Networks, Machine Learning.

faculty

Jayashree Nair

Ms Jayashree Asst. Professor of Computer Science Engineering at Amrita University Her research is focused on Computational Linguistics & NLP.

faculty

Neetha J

Ms Neetha is the Asst. Professor of Computer Science Engineering at Amrita University. Her research is focused on Image Processing.

faculty

Indulekha T S

Ms Indulekha is Asst. Professor of Computer Science Engineering at Amrita University. Her research interests are focused on Machine Learning.

faculty

Remya Rajesh

Ms. Remya is the Asst. Professor of Computer Science Engineering at Amrita University. Her research focuses on Databases & Machine Learning.

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More than 50+ industrial case studies & 10+ Mini projects
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Bachelor of Computer Application Degree

Earn a prestigious UGC approved degree from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the fourth best University in India.
Per the UGC regulations, Online degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level shall be treated as equivalent to the corresponding awards of the degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level offered through conventional mode.

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