Scope in Nepal
BCA stands for Bachelor in Computer Application which was first introduced by Purbanchal University and Pokhara University in Nepal after that TU launched BCA program after 4 years of course research which meets the current market demand. BCA is also the Domain of IT like CSIT, BIM. TU BCA has only 2 batch till the date. It’s a Four year course with semester system and has 3 total projects which no any other IT course provides neither BSc.CSIT , BIM and with 4 elective total.
#What is BCA?
The main focus of BCA course is towards the application development i.e. most of the BCA graduates work as software engineer’s .Most of the programming courses are introduced as core subjects of BCA along with database, network, computer architecture, data structures and algorithms, digital logic and so on.
#Why Study BCA?
BCA is the domain of IT, IT is taken as most successful course in the recent date and expected to be also because we are knowingly or unknowingly connected with IT. There is no sector where computers isn’t being used and where there is computer there is existence of IT officer no doubt. Demand of IT is everywhere either its hospital, construction company , Software company , Telecom, Bank and Its awesome to know they can also work in International company like GOOGLE , FACEBOOK , INSTAGRAM , VIBER , PAYPAL or Own their own Company. In present world people hardly knows the name of doctors and engineers but CEO of IT companies got Name and wealth. Who doesn’t knows the name of Mark Zuckerberg, Steve jobs and Bill gates. Most of the successful business person are either from IT domain or using IT domain. Rejecting IT course will be worst decision taken ever. World is living in the age of information and technology.
#What are the scopes of BCA?
BCA graduates have good scope in jobs as a Web Developer, Web Designer, Network Administrator, System Manager, Computer Programmer, Software Developer, Software Tester, Project manager etc
#What after BCA?
1) Education wise :
After completing BCA students can apply for MCA, MBA and MIT which is taken as most reputed Master degree all around the world.
2) Work wise
After completing BCA students can work in any field as mentioned previously
a) Medicinal industry & Hospital
c) Internet company
d) IT company
e) Software house
g) Cybercrime bureau
h) Army / National agency
j) NGOs, INGOs
k) Government officer
Almost every sector is touched and linked with IT.
#Why chose BCA over other IT domains like CSIT and BIM?
BCA is newly introduced course and its meets current market demands rather than CSIT. CSIT course structure is as old as you so if want to meet current market demand you can chose BCA and plus point is no study load to the student with almost 40 marks practical knowledge and 60 marks written where its divided into 2 parts, first part 10 marks MCQ and 50 marks pure written with 3hrs of exam duration and BCA provides 3 project starting from 2nd year, 3rd year and 4th year. Due to this students can focus on other IT topics like python, CCNA, Ethical Hacking etc. easily without taking semester pressure.
#Curricular structure of BCA
Courses Credit Hours
Computer Application (Core Courses) 71 (4*2+ 3*21)
Elective Courses 12 (3+3+3+3)
Mathematics and Statistics Courses 9 ( 3+3+3)
Language Courses 6 (3+3)
Social Sciences and Management Courses 15 (3+3+3+3+3)
Project & Internships 13 (2+2+6+3)