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Bachelor of Computer Applications Data Science

BCA Data Science is an advanced three year undergraduate course which is designed to fulfill the requirements of the current IT industries.

This course mainly focuses on bridging the gap between industries and academics through latest technologies into the curriculum and research oriented training.

Programme Duration: 3 years (6 Semesters)

Bachelor of Computer Applications Data Science

BCA Data Science is an advanced three year undergraduate course which is designed to fulfill the requirements of the current IT industries.

This course mainly focuses on bridging the gap between industries and academics through latest technologies into the curriculum and research oriented training.

Programme Duration: 3 years (6 Semesters)

Important Note

. Commencement of Application Form: March 11, 2022
. Last Date to Submit Application: July 15, 2022
. Last Date to Submit Application (Kochi): August 15, 2022
. Application for Admissions 2022 (Amritapuri Campus & Kochi Campus) is now closed.
. Commencement of classes(Amritapuri) : September 19, 2022

Terms and Conditions for Award and Renewal of Scholarship Fees

Scholarship Fees is allotted for the Academic Year 2022-2023 ONLY. Renewal of scholarship Fees for subsequent years is subject to meeting the following terms and conditions:

  1. Consistent Academic performance by securing a Cumulative Grade Point Average(CGPA) of 7.0 and above at the end of each academic year 
  2. No disciplinary action during the period of study in the University.
  3. Clearing each semester without any arrear

Failing to meet the aforesaid conditions 1,2 and 3, you will be required to pay higher (Regular) fees in the subsequent years. 

In the event of your moving to a higher (Regular) fee slab due to not meeting the conditions 1, 2 and 3 above, you will not be able to move back to the old slab even if your CGPA improves in further subsequent years.

University Committee reviews the academic performance, moral character and conduct every year and recommends for the consideration of the allotted fees slab (Scholarship fees). The decision of the University Committee will be final and binding upon you. 

Curriculum

Semester 1
Course Title
Cultural Education I
Communicative English
Mathematical Foundations for Data Science
Environmental Science and Sustainability
Computer Essentials for Data science
Problem solving and Programming
Problem solving and Programming Lab
Computer Essentials for Data science Lab
Semester 2
Course Title
Cultural Education II
Professional Communication
Language II
Statistics and Probability
Object Oriented Programming using Java
Operating Systems
Object Oriented Programming Using Java Lab
Database Management System Lab
Semester 3
Course Title
Amrita Value Programme I
Life Skills I
Linear Algebra for Data Science
Exploratory Data Analysis using Python
Data Structures and Algorithms
Computer Networks
Inferential Statistics
Data Structures and Algorithms Lab
Data Science using Spread Sheet Modelling Lab
Semester 4
Course Title
Amrita Value Programme II
Life Skills II
Data mining
R Programming for Data Sciences
Software Engineering
Web Technologies
Elective A
Live in Labs / Open Elective A
Data Mining Lab
Case Study-Based Seminar
Semester 5
Course Title
Life skills III
Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
Elective B
Cloud Computing
Elective C
Cloud computing Lab
Machine Learning Lab
Minor Project
Semester 6
Course Title
Big Data Analytics and Visualization
Data Governance
Elective D
Big Data Analytics and Visualization Lab
Major Project
Electives A, B,C
Course Title
Time-series Analysis
Introduction to IoT
Embedded Systems
Non-relational Databases
Pattern Recognition
Image Processing
Wireless Networks and Communications
Multimedia and Graphics
Bio Informatics
Soft Computing
Advanced operating system and Distributed Computing
Natural Language Processing
Text Mining and Analytics
Secure Data Analytics
Business Intelligence
Quantum Computing
Visual Programming using C#
Design Patterns
Block Chain Technologies
Eligibility

Admission

Eligibility

Age: Candidates born on or after 1st July 2001.
Educational Qualification: 12th or equivalent with an aggregate minimum of 55% marks from CBSE /State Board/ICSE.
Important note: It is mandatory to meet the required eligibility criteria to complete the admission process. Admission process and seat confirmation will complete only after submission of educational documents and full fee payment including caution deposit.

Programme Duration: 3 years (6 Semesters)

Selection (Amritapuri)

Selection will be based only on Interview or Entrance test scores.
Entrance Test:

  • Phase 2: July 24, 2022

Timing:

  • 12.30 PM to 02.30 PM (July 24,2022)

Question Distribution & Duration

  • All the questions are of Multiple-Choice type and will have four answers of equal weightage. 3(three) marks are awarded for each correct answer and -1 for a wrong answer
  • Total questions: 100
  • Question Paper Split up:Mathematics – 20, General English – 20, Computer Science – 10, Logical Reasoning –25, Quantitative aptitude – 25
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Syllabus: General

Examination Details

Examination Details

Phase 2 Exam Date : 24th  July 2022

Time & Slot: 12.30 PM to 02.30 PM

Last Date to Submit Application : 20th July 2022

Who can attend Phase 2
  • Those who attended Phase1 but wish to improve the score.
  • All those candidates who applied after Phase 1.
  • Those who were unable to attend Phase 1 are also eligible to attend Phase 2.
City Option
  • Examination will be conducted on 24th in 50 cities across the country. Click here to download the list of cities. (Please find the attached exam cities for 24th and update the same in ‘Click here to download the list‘)
  • Candidate can choose their preferred examination district on the AOAP dashboard. Examination center will be based on the number of candidates for a particular city.
Admit Card

Downloading of the admit cards will be start from 18th July. The link to download the Admit Card will be published in the Amrita Online Application Portal applicant dashboard.

Date of counselling/admissions will be published later.

Overview

Academics
  • More than 95% practical oriented and advanced curriculum with valuable inputs from leading IT experts.
  • More sophisticated labs, infrastructure and skilled teaching aids.
  • Intensive and research oriented assignments and projects are integral part of the programme.
  • More advanced and current IT requirement courses like Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, IoT, Parallel Programming, Statistics with modern programming languages like Python, Open MP, R Programming etc.
Selection
Selection ( Amritapuri)

Based on Entrance Test Score

Entrance Test
Phase 2: July 24, 2022

Timing
12.30 PM to 02.30 PM (July 24,2022)

Question Distribution & Duration
  • All the questions are of Multiple-Choice type and will have four answers of equal weightage. 3(three) marks are awarded for each correct answer and -1 for wrong answer
  • Total questions: 100
  • Mathematics – 20, General English – 20, Computer Science – 10, Logical Reasoning –25, Quantitative aptitude – 25
  • Duration: 2 hours
Admission Procedure
  • Apply Online
  • Online Entrance Exam or  Interview
  • Get Provisional Admission
  • Update +2 Marks
  • Verification of Marks
  • Confirmation of Admission
  • Accept
  • Pay Fee
  • Or Exit, the seat goes to the next person on the waiting list
How To Apply

Registration for admission 2022 is fully online. Candidates are required to have their recent photograph, online payment credentials, etc. to be ready to complete the online application process.
Application fee of Rs. 750/-

The NRI applicants please email to nriadmission@amrita.edu and not be applied through the website.

Management Quota option in Amrita Online Application Portal (AOAP)
‘Candidates can also submit the option in Step 2 of the application process, in case if they wish to be considered under management quota.

Fee Structure

Amritapuri
Fee Type Slab Number of Seats Fees (Semester Wise)
Scholarship Fees 1 6 ₹ 32,500
Scholarship Fees 2 12 ₹  48,750
Regular Fees 3 42 ₹ 65,000
College Caution Deposit  –  ₹ 3000
Hostel & Mess Fees
Hostel Fees Annual INR 24,000/-
Mess Fees Annual INR 39,900/-
Caution Deposit One Time INR 5,000/-

Subject to Change*

Kochi
Fee Structure ( Semester wise)
  • Tuition Fee: 44,700
  • Caution Deposit: 2000

Note: # DOES NOT include expenses for food, travel, accommodation for Field and Study Trips, participation in events and conferences, programmes / competitions, Internships, Portfolio Presentation and Printing booklet, Special Internship, Placement Trips, Projects / Dissertation, excursion, etc. subject to change whenever required.

Scholarship Scheme

SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME (at the time of admission) is offered for all courses (except Ph.D.)

  • Scheme 1 –Applicants having above 95% marks in the qualifying examination: 50% concession in Tuition Fees
  • Scheme 2 – Applicants having marks between 90% and 94% in the qualifying examination: 40% concession in Tuition Fees
  • Scheme 3 – Applicants having marks between 80% and 89% in the qualifying examination: 30% concession in Tuition Fee
Mysuru
Fee Type Slab Seats(%) Fees(Year Wise)
Scholarship Fees 1 5% ₹ 43,500
Scholarship Fees 2 6% ₹ 65,250
Regular Fees 3 89% ₹ 87,000
College Caution Deposit  –  ₹ 3000

Note:

  • % of Seats based on Total admissions per course
  • Scholarship for 1st year students will be awarded based on the academic performance in both semesters (Odd and Even).
  •  For example – First year student will get scholarship benefit in second year.
  •   Scholarship will be renewed on request in subsequent years on consistent academic performance by securing a Semester Grade Point Average (SGPA) of
    •  9.5 and above for 5% Students (% of Seats based on total admissions per course)
    •  9.0 and above for 6% Students (% of Seats based on total admissions per course) in each semester without any arrear at any point of time.
Refund Policy

Why Amrita

The top reasons to choose Amrita for your career

601-800th

World University Rankings 2019

141

BRICS Rankings 2020

801–1000th

World University Rankings 2019

168th

BRICS University Rankings 2020

5th

India University Rankings 2022

16th

Overall Rankings 2022
ranking
5th Best
University in India
ranking
Amrita Ranked No.1 in India Top 100 in The World
ranking
Topmost
‘A++’ Grade

Contact Us

Amritapuri Campus

Admission Coordinator

Toll-free Number:
18004258324

E-Mail:
asasadmissions@am.amrita.edu

Kochi Campus

Admission Coordinator

Phone:
‎+91 8304004400,
+91 04842802000

E-Mail :
admissions.asaskochi@amrita.edu

Mysuru Campus

Admission Convenor
Mobile: +91 9945531123
Email: admissions@my.amrita.edu

Admission Team
Phone: 0821 – 2973999
Mobile: +91 8792911234,
+91 8951311234, +91 8296230123,
+91 8296220123
Email: mysuruadmissions@amrita.edu

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