Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) - Pokhara University


Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) is a popular academic program among the students if the 21st century. This is an applied IT program with maximum of IT credit hours offered at this level. 

This BCA program of Pokhara University has an integration of IT with business and management, which adequately develops the managerial skills with the modern business or organizational aspect. On completion of the program, the graduates will be eligible for getting admission to MCA, MBA, MIS, MIT, MSc. And other master level courses at recognized universities anywhere around the world. 

Further, the graduates of BCA program will get enough opportunities to work as IT Officer, system developer, system analyst, software engineer, system administrator, etc. within and outside the country.


Objectives of the Program
The BCA program is designed to impart both theoretical and practical knowledge of computing. On completion of the program the students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate professional competence in developing software and in the design and implementation of complex computer systems and information systems.
  • Demonstrate a substantial understanding of concepts in key areas of computer applications.
  • Carry out required analysis and synthesis involved in computer systems, information systems, and computing applications.
  • Demonstrate sound practical skills to address problems, which arise from computing systems and applications.

Admission Procedure
Application forms for admission are available in the college after paying the required amount, during admission period published in local and national newspapers. Eligible applicants should appear in the entrance test comprising of English, Mathematics, and General Knowledge both for BBA and BCA programs. General concepts of accounts will be additional subject for entrance test for BBA students. A merit list of the applicants will be made based on the percentage on the intermediate exams, interview and written tests.

Intermediate marks

10%

Interview

10%

Written Test

80%


Only meritorious students in entrance test will be called for an interview.

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Admission criteria

Every year Thirteen (13) students get scholarships to study Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) at Pokhara University.

Name of College and scholarships quota:

SN

Name of College

Scholarships seats (Quota)

1

LA Grande International College, Simalchaur, Pokhara Kaski

2

2

Crimson College of Technology, Devinagar Rupandehi

2

3

Oxford College of Engineering and Mangement, Gaidakot, Nawalparasi

5

4

Lumbini Engineering, Management and Science

College, Bhalwari, Butwal Rupandehi

0

5

National Academy of Science and Technology (Dhangadi Engineering College),Dhangadi, Kailali

2

6

Rapti Engineering College, Sital Nagar, Dang

2

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Eligibility

The students who have successfully completed 10+2 or intermediate level in any discipline such as science, engineering, management, arts, and others can join BCA program of Pokhara University. The students with mathematics and computer background will have an extra advantage.


Job prospectus

There are numerous employment areas of this field, viz. quality management and standards, education and training, research, software development, database design, software configuration management, web application development and so on. In reality IT is so deep rooted in our lives that without the use of technology life can’t be thought of in easier ways.


Curricular structure

COURSE STRUCTURES

First Semester

Credit(s)

Second Semester

Credit(s)

English-I 
Mathematics-I 
Programming Logic and Techniques 
Digital System 
Computer Application

3 Credits 
3 Credits 
3 Credits 
3 Credits 
1 Credits

Business communication 
Mathematics-II 
Programming Language 
Financial Accountancy-I 
Fundamentals of Electrical & Electronics 
Project – I

3 credits 
3 Credits
3 Credits 
3 Credits 
3 Credits 
2 Credits

Third Semester

Credit(s)

Fourth Semester

Credit(s)

Microprocessor 
Data Structure& Algorithms 
Object Oriented Programming 
System Analysis and Design 
Financial accountancy-II 
Management Information System

3 Credits 
3 Credits 
3 Credits 
3 Credits 
3 Credits
3 Credits

Visual Programming 
Numerical Methods 
Operating System 
Database Management System 
Compute Graphics 
Project –II

3 credits 
3 Credits
3 Credits 
3 Credits 
3 Credits 
4 Credits

Fifth Semester

Credit(s)

Sixth Semester

Credit(s)

Networks & Data Communication 
Compute Architecture 
Web Programming –I 
Java Programming
Management Information System

3 Credits 
3 Credits 
3 Credits 
3 Credits 
3 Credits

Multimedia Technology 
Software Engineering 
Web Programming -II 
Probability & Statistics 
Project –III

3 credits 
3 Credits
3 Credits 
3 Credits 
4 Credits

Seventh Semester

Credit(s)

Eighth Semester

Credit(s)

Electronic Commerce 
Economics 
Elective –I 
Internship

3 Credits 
3 Credits 
3 Credits 
3 Credits 

Linux 
Organization Management 
Final Project 
Electives-II

3 credits 
3 Credits
6 Credits 
3 Credits 

Elective Subjects

Computer

Management

Geographical Information System 
Artificial Intelligence 
Advance Multimedia 
Advance Java 
Distributed Database System 
COM/DCOM Programming 
Advanced Programming Concept 
Data Mining and Warehousing

Project Management 
International Business 
Marketing Management 
International Marketing 
Sales Management

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