Information Technology is growing very rapidly. Increasing usage of computers in almost all spheres of human endeavor has led to a boom in the IT industry with concurrent rapid change in technology. BCA (Bachelor of Computer Applications) course is nowadays considered to be an important source of human resource for the software industry.
Bachelor of Computer Applications i.e. BCA has been customized for those students who wish to have a bright future in the field of computers and information technology. If any student dreams and want to become a Software Developer or web-designer or is looking for a successful a career in Systems Management, then BCA is the best course to get an early start for such thing.
Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) is an undergraduate academic degree in computer application provided to students after completion of three years course. B.C.A. course is equivalent with B.Tech/B.E in Computer Science or Information technology.
During the 3 year BCA program, the students are exposed to various areas of computer technology including aspects like programming, database design, software engineering, networks and information systems. BCA courses help students to prepare for further postgraduate research degrees and jobs in the IT industry.
Mainly there are 3 exams being conducted for admission to various BCA Institutes across India.
These exams are as follows:
- GGSIPU CET
GGSIPU CET is a common entrance test conducted by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi for admission into its various technical and professional courses.
- AIMA UGAT
All India Management Association Undergraduate Aptitude Test (AIMA UGAT) is an entrance test conducted at national and international level for admissions into university approved Bachelor programmes.
- Symbiosis Entrance Test
Symboisis University, Pune conducts Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) for the admission into undergraduate level programmes imparted at the constituent/affiliated institutes of Symbiosis International University (SIU).
Delhi/ NCR region has multiple numbers of Institutes providing BCA courses. But the best Institutes for BCA in this region are very less and can be counted on finger tips. Four such Best BCA Institutes are:
Amity University is ranked among top universities in India. It provides education to students in around 250 Undergraduate and Post Graduate courses. BCA provided by Amity University is considered to be of very good value across various IT Industries.
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University was established by Government of NCT of Delhi under the provisions of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Act, 1998. The University has been awarded the ISO 9001:2000 Certification by Standardization, Testing and Quality Certification Directorate, Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Government of India, for a period of three years. It provides BCA courses among various other courses offered by it to the students for their bright future.
The Indira Gandhi National Open University, IGNOU is a national university with its headquarters in New Delhi. It is the largest university in the world with 3,500,000 students. It was founded to impart education by means of distance and open education, providing higher education opportunities particularly to the disadvantaged segments of society, to encourage, coordinate and set standards for distance and open education in India and strengthen the human resources of India through education.
IGNOU provides computer education under the name School Of Computer and Information Sciences (SOCIS). The School of Computer & Information Sciences (SOCIS) was established in 1991 to provide computer education at the doorsteps of computer science learners. The computer education programmes developed by the School have succeeded in catering to the development of fundamental concepts and understanding of the principles of computer sciences, and the skills required in response to the needs of the market.
Jamia Hamdard was inaugurated by Late Shri Rajiv Gandhi on August 01, 1989. Over a period of last ten years, Jamia Hamdard has emerged as an outstanding institution of higher learning with distinct and focused academic programmes. Department of Computer Science was started in 1997, and it has grown into a vibrant centre of teaching and research. The Department not only runs Under Graduate and Post Graduate programmes of studies in Computer Application but also has started high quality research and development programme in the area of Fuzzy Logic, Neural Network, Artificial Intelligence, Software Engineering, Data Mining, Computer Networks & Distributed System.
Students pursuing BCA definitely have a bright future ahead. After doing BCA, one will be able to choose among the many options available like :
- Entering into a job as a Junior Software Engineer or Associate Software Engineer in companies like: Wipro, Infosys, Cognizant, TCS, Accenture, SAP Labs and any other organization.
- Going for MCA or MBA depending upon the are of interest. In todays scenario, one will be able to secure a job he/she is highly competent and have lot of skills in C++, Java, Oracle etc.
- If a student is passionate about adventure and thriller, then joining the Indian Army through UPSC CDSE exam or attending directly the SSB interview for Indian Navy for the post of Logistic Cadre in Executive branch is an extremely good option. This gives a lot of benefits and job security is definitely 100%.