Bachelor of Computer Application

Bachelor of Computer Application

4 years

Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) of Pokhara University is a 4 year course that has been divided into 8 semesters. The program is taught across 9 institutions. 

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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 ProgramThe 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 ProcedureApplication 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




Written Test


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


  • The candidates should have completed Class 12 examination of NEB or equivalent level from a recognized academic institution.
  • The candidates should have studied a course (having at least 100 full marks or 5 credits) of Mathematics (Mathematics/ Business Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics) or Computer Science/Computer Application in SLCE (class 11 or class 12) examination of NEB or equivalent level.
  • The candidates should have scored a minimum of 45% or a CGPA/GPA of 2.0 (in a scale of 4.0) and at least Grade C (in case of A-level, at least Grade D) or 45% in Mathematics/Computer Science. The minimum criterion of Grade C (in case of A level, Grade D) or 45% does not apply to other courses.

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:


Name of College

Scholarships seats (Quota)


LA Grande International College, Simalchaur, Pokhara Kaski



Crimson College of Technology, Devinagar Rupandehi



Oxford College of Engineering and Mangement, Gaidakot, Nawalparasi



Lumbini Engineering, Management and Science

College, Bhalwari, Butwal Rupandehi



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



Rapti Engineering College, Sital Nagar, Dang


Job Prospects

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


First Semester


Second Semester


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 Credits3 Credits 3 Credits 3 Credits 2 Credits

Third Semester


Fourth Semester


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 Credits3 Credits

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

3 credits 3 Credits3 Credits 3 Credits 3 Credits 4 Credits

Fifth Semester


Sixth Semester


Networks & Data Communication Compute Architecture Web Programming –I Java ProgrammingManagement 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 Credits3 Credits 3 Credits 4 Credits

Seventh Semester


Eighth Semester


Electronic Commerce Economics Elective –I Internship

3 Credits 3 Credits 3 Credits 3 Credits 

Linux Organization Management Final Project Electives-II

3 credits 3 Credits6 Credits 3 Credits 

Elective Subjects



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