About BCA and its Scope

Bachelor of Computer Applications

BCA is for training students in developing, programming, networking, Computer and mobile software’s, app development, etc. BCA provides solid academic base for the learners for an Advanced career in Computer Applications for the latest developments of software in keeping the pace with demand in industry.

Program Overview

BCA is a 3 year undergraduate program in Computer applications. It is a degree course offered by IKG PTU  Jalandhar. Students will learn about subjects like Mathematics, Computer Programming, Computer Networking, Database Management Systems and, Software Engineering. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must have passed 12th from State Board or CBSE
  • Minimum Percentage 45% in 12th.

BCA Future Scope

This field provides you ample opportunities to make your career in the public sector also. The government organization like NIC, Indian Army, Indian Air Force and India Navy also recruit large number of computer professionals for their IT department. After the completion of the course a student’s work profile may include:

Some of the job profiles that one can bag after completing a BCA programme is that of a:

  • System Engineer
  • Software Tester
  • Junior Programmer
  • Web Developer
  • System Administrator
  • Software Developer

Some of the leading IT companies recruiting BCA graduates include Oracle, IBM, Infosys and Wipro. 


You could give an instant thrust to your career by pursuing:

  • MCA:
    Join MCA lateral entry scheme directly to second year.
  • MBA:
    Join MBA Systems / Marketing.
  • M.Sc. CS / IT:
    Join M.Sc. / IT and get job in teaching / research projects

However, there are other options too :

  • Prepare for CAT and go for an MBA in IT Management
  • Complete your Master’s degree by studying MSC (IT)
  • Go for a networking diploma and prepare for CCNP or CCNA certification
  • Prepare for Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Certification or Redhat certifications and work as a System Administrator or Desktop Technician or Help desk Assistant.
  • You could also improve your teaching skills and work as a computer teacher/instructor in school, universities and colleges

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