Bachelor of Computer Application is a course that is tailored for the students aspiring to excel in the field of computers. BCA comprises of four divisions:  Soft skills& Personality Development, Basic Mathematics & Logic building, Core computing technologies and Project work (applying knowledge).
With the rapid growth of IT industry in India, the demand of computer professional is increasing day by day. This increasing growth of IT industry has created a lot of opportunities for the BCA graduates. Subjects and Concepts studied in B.C.A are at par with subjects to be Engineers study in their Engineering syllabus, a large number of IT companies are diverting their choice from BE graduates to BCA graduates, because they claim that, BCA graduates are capable of doing the most kind of jobs that BE graduates have been doing so far.


Bachelor of Computer Applications is a course is customized for students wishing to shine in the field of computers and information technology. The OBJECTIVE of the course is to develop skilled manpower in the various areas of information technology


Candidates should have passed in the qualifying examinations (Pre University or Intermediate) from any recognized Secondary Education Board.

Any student who has passed JODC or Diploma in Engineering (of three year duration of Government of Karnataka) with a minimum of 35% of aggregate marks in every semester / year.


3 years split into 6 semesters.

Course Evaluation

Theory Paper Evaluation Scheme (100 Marks)

  • Examination-Max Marks: 80
  • Internal Test– 20 Marks

(Test: 14 marks    Attendance: 03 marks Seminar/assignment: 03 marks)

Theory Question Paper Pattern

SECTION A Q1. Answer all the questions 10 sub questions (a-j) 4 x 10=40 Ability to write short answers upto 150 words
SECTION B Q2. through Q6: Answer any four questions 4 x 10=40 Ability to write answers up to 500 word
SECTION C Q7. through Q11: Answer any four questions 4 x 10=40 Ability to write descriptive answers



Financial Accounting Financial Management
Mathematics-I Mathematics-II
Kannada / Hindi/Marathi / English Kannada / Hindi/Marathi / English
Computer Fundamentals Data Structures Using C
Programming in C Digital Logic and Computer Design
Indian Constitution Human Rights and Environmental Studies
Basic Computer Lab Data Structures Using C Lab
C Programming Lab Digital Logic Lab
Modern Indian Language Modern Indian Language
Discrete Mathematical Structures Design and Analysis of Algorithms
Object Oriented Programming using Java Advanced Computer Networks & Security
Operating System Principles Advanced Java Programming
Data Communication and Computer Networks Database Management System
Java Programming Lab Advanced Java Programming Lab
Linux / UNIX Lab Database Management Systems Lab
Operating System Software Practices and Testing
Web Programming Business Intelligence
Database Management Systems J2EE
Computer Networks J2EE And Software testing Lab
.Net Framework Using C# J2EE And Software testing Lab
C# and Web Programming Lab

a) Duration of the course The course shall be of three years duration spread over six semesters.

b) Scheme of study

i) There shall be five — theory papers and two practicals each carrying 100 marks (80+20), from first semester to fifth semester
ii) There shall be five theory papers and one project work during sixth semester
iii) The project work shall be carried out either independently or jointly (maximum of two students)
iv) Medium of Instruction : the medium of instruction shall be English

c) Scheme of Examination

i) At the end of each semester there shall be University examination of three hours duration in each of the theory paper/practical carrying 80 marks
ii) Internal Assessment (IA) carrying 20marks in each of theory paper/practical shall be based on the performance of the students in Iwo written tests of one hour duration. No minimum marks for passing is required in IA
iii)At the end of the sixth semester each student shall have to submit the completed project report for the evaluation which shall be certified by internal and external guide and duly signed by the Principal/ Chairman /Head/ course Co-ordinator The project report shall be evaluated by Iwo examiners for 200 marks and viva-voce shall carry 100 marks.

1. Each semester shall be of 4 months duration

2. Attendance: Every student must have at least 75% attendance in each of The course (theory and Practical) in each semester. Shortage of attendance will be dealt with as per University rule from time to time.

3. A candidate is allowed to carry over all the previous uncleared (failed) theory papers and practicals to subsequent semesters form the first to sixth semester.

4. The maximum period for completion of the course shall he six years from the date of admission

5. Eligibility for admission.:

a) Any student who passed PUC –II science or commerce securing a minimum of 35% of marks.
b) Any student who has passed JODC or deploma in engg (of three year duration of Govt of Karnataka) with minimum of 35% of marks in aggregate in all the semester/years

6. There shall be an entrance test for admission. The fees for this test and prospectus shall be as prescribed by the university

7. Admission Procedure

a) Through an Entrance test of duration two hours and 100 marks

b) 50% weightage for Entrance test

c) 50% weightage for performance at qualifying examination

d)Merit list shall be prepared based on item No 8 (b) and (c)

e) Reservation : As per the notification/Govt. orders from the University/Govt from time to time

f) Tuition and other fees: As fixed by the University from time to time

8. The total number of students to be admitted to the course shall be as decided by University

9. Results:

a) Minimum for pass in each of theory paper/Practical (computer lab)/Project Report shall be 40% at the University semester examination

b) The aggregate minimum for pass in each of theory/practical (computer lab)/ project work shall be 40% of marks in each course including IA/Viva/Voce.no minimum marks is required in IA/Viva/Voce

10. CLassification of Results

70% and above First class with distinction
6O% and above and less than 7O% First class
5O% and above and less than 60% Second class
40% and above and less than 5O% Pass class
below 40% Fail