Academics

Bachelor of Computer Applications (B. C. A.) is an undergraduate Programme to start career in computer science. It provides 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.

DURATION: 3 years, 6 semesters 

ELIGIBILITY: +2 or equivalent from CBSE / State Board (Computer Knowledge preferred)

SEATS: 60 

About

The three year, six semester BCA programme emphasizes on computer application oriented courses like C++, Java, Web Application Development, etc. There are two projects one minor followed by major in the final semester.  Each semester has lab course where the students have to do compulsory lab assignments for a minimum of 6 hours per week. Students are free to select the electives offered under the choice based credit system. Programme equips the students with sound academic base from which an advanced career in computer applications including the latest developments keeping pace with the industry can be developed. The program also carries out the required analysis and synthesis involved in computer systems, information systems and computer applications.  Under the credit system student has to earn the required number of credits as demanded by the curriculum


amrita-bca-admission-graph-1.png.

Opportunities

  • Placement:
    Be placed in companies as tester / developer. This will depend on your final project.
  • Internship abroad & MS: 
    Final Semester can be aboard and pursue MS after internship / project.
  • MCA:
    Join MCA lateral entry scheme directly to second year.
  • MBA:
    Join MBA Systems / Marketing. IT exposure is good
  • M.Sc. CS / IT:
    Join M.Sc. / IT and get job in teaching / research projects

Curriculum

Semester I

Course Code Course Title L T  P Cr
18CUL101 Cultural Education I 2 0  0 2
18ENG101 Communicative English 2 0 2 2
18MAT102 Mathematical Foundation 2 0  0 2
18ENV300 Environmental Science and Sustainability 3 0  0 3
18CSA103 Computer Essentials 3 0 2 4
18CSA101 Computational Thinking and Problem Solving 3 0  0 3
18CSA182 Computational Thinking and Problem Solving Lab 0 0 2 1
           
           
Total       22

Semester II

Course Code Course Title L T  P Cr
18CUL111 Cultural Education II 2 0  0 2
18ENG121 Professional Communication 1 0 2 2
  Language II 1 1 0 2
18MAT112 Discrete Mathematics 3 1  0 4
18CSA114 Database Management System 3 1  0 4
18CSA113 Programming in C 3 1 0 4
18CSA111 Computer Organization 3 1 0 4
18CSA183 Database Management System Lab 0 0 2 1
18CSA184 Programming in C Lab 0 0 2 1
Total       24

Semester III

Course Code Course Title L T  P Cr
18AVP201 Amrita Value Programme I 1 0  0 1
18SSK201 Life Skills I 1 0 2 2
18MAT208 Statistical and Numerical Methods 3 1  0 4
18CSA209 Data Structures and Algorithms 3 1  0 4
18CSA206 Object Oriented Programming using C++ 3 1 0 4
18CSA201 Operating System 3 1  0 4
18CSA207 Principles of Management and Accounting 3 0 0 3
18CSA283 Data Structures and Algorithms Lab 0 0 2 1
18CSA284 Object Oriented Programming using C++ Lab 0 0 2 1
Total       24

Semester IV

Course Code Course Title L T  P Cr
18AVP211 Amrita Value Programme II 1 0  0 1
18SSK211 Life Skills II 1 0 2 2
18CSA214 Computer Networks 3 1 0 4
18CSA215 Java Programming 3 1  0 4
18CSA216 Web Technologies 3 1  0 4
18CSA211 Software Engineering 3 0 2 4
  Open Elective A 3 0 0 3
18CSA285 Java Programming Lab 0 0 2 1
18CSA286 Web Technologies Lab 0 0 2 1
Total       24

Semester V

Course Code Course Title L T  P Cr
18SSK301 Life skills III 1 0  2 2
18CSA307 C# and .NET Framework 2 0 2 3
18CSA306 Advanced Java and J2EE 3 0  0 3
  Elective A 3 0  0 3
18CSA390 Live in Labs / Open Elective B 3 0 0 3
18CSA389 Mobile Application Development Lab 0 1 2 2
18CSA388 Advanced Java and J2EE Lab 0 0 2 1
18CSA391 Comprehensive Technical VIVA-Voce       2
18CSA392 Minor Project       3
Total       22

Semester VI

Course Code Course Title L T  P Cr
18CSA317 Computer Graphics 3 0  0 3
18CSA318 Cryptography and Cyber Security 4 0 0 4
18CSA319 Python Programming 2 0 2 3
  Elective B 3 0  0 3
18CSA383 Computer Graphics Lab 0 0  2 1
18CSA399 Project       6
           
           
           
Total       20

Languages

Language I

Course Code Course Title L T  P Cr ES
18HIN101 Hindi I 1 0  2 2 B
18KAN101 Kannada I 1 0 2 2 B
18MAL101 Malayalam I 1 0  2 2 B
18SAN101 Sanskrit I 1 0  2 2 B
18TAM101 Tamil I 1 0 2 2 B

Language II

Course Code Course Title L T  P Cr ES
18HIN111 Hindi II 1 0  2 2 B
18KAN111 Kannada II 1 0 2 2 B
18MAL111 Malayalam II 1 0 2 2 B
18SAN111 Sanskrit II 1 0 2 2 B
18TAM111 Tamil II 1 0 2 2 B

Elective A, B

Language I

Course Code Course Title L T  P Cr ES
18CSA311 Artificial Intelligence 3 0 0 3 E
18CSA332 Architecture and Deployment of Secure and Scalable WAN 3 0 0 3 E
18CSA333 Client Server Computing 3 0  0 3 E
18CSA334 Embedded Systems 3 0  0 3 E
18CSA335 Enterprise Resource Planning Management 3 0 0 3 E
18CSA336 Knowledge Management 3 0 0 3 E

Language II

Course Code Course Title L T  P Cr ES
18CSA337 LAN Switching and Advanced Routing 3 0  0 3 E
18CSA338 Micro Processor Systems 3 0 0 3 E
18CSA339 Multimedia and Graphics 3 0 0 3 E
18CSA340 Social and Professional Issues in Computing 3 0 0 3 E
18CSA341 Soft Computing 3 0 0 3 E
18CSA342 Systems and Network Administration 3 0 0 3 E
             
You can join this program at
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campuses: 
Amritapuri
207
PROGRAMS
OFFERED
6
AMRITA
CAMPUSES
15
CONSTITUENT
SCHOOLS
A
GRADE BY
NAAC, MHRD
8th
RANK(INDIA):
NIRF 2018
150+
INTERNATIONAL
PARTNERS
  • Amrita on Social Media

  • Contact us

    Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham,
    Amritanagar,
    Coimbatore - 641 112,
    Tamil Nadu, India.
    • Fax                 : +91 (422) 268 6274
    • Coimbatore   : +91 (422) 268 5000
    • Amritapuri    : +91 (476) 280 1280
    • Bengaluru     : +91 (080) 251 83700
    • Kochi              : +91 (484) 280 1234
    • Mysuru          : +91 (821) 234 3479
    • Chennai         : +91 (44 ) 276 02165
    • Contact Details »