Bachelor of Computer Application (B.C.A) is an undergraduate degree in computer application and then move ahead to do their Masters in the same field. BCA followed by an MBA or MCA is the common path for people interested in the field of Information Technology (IT). While BCA makes the base for a successful career in this field, MCA adds the specialised touch. In BCA, subjects related to basics of technological applications such as mathematics, data base management system, business data processing, system analysis, statistic and optimisation technique etc are taught at an elementary level. Similarly in MCA, these subjects are taught at a higher level and then in the final semester, the student needs to do specialization in the form of project work.
Eligibility For Admission:-
Admission to both, BCA and MCA, can be obtained on the basis of entrance exams in most of the colleges in India. While having Mathematics as a subject in graduation or at the school level is must, there are no other set eligibility criteria.
It is a growing field, there are a lot of opportunities available for a person pursuing MCA or BCA. It is advisable to take work experience after doing BCA and then enroll for MCA as scope for a good position broadens if a person has relevant work experience along with the necessary skill sets. The courses focus on making the student familiar with technical languages at the bachelorâ€™s level and taking a specialization at the masterâ€™s level. After complete BCA, MCA a person can seek job opportunity in the field of software developer, web designer, systems management, etc.