BCA – Bachelor of Computer Application
BCA department aims at helping students to harvest the benefits of the Information Technology. These days BCA is one of the most popular courses which students choose after completing their 12th. BCA course is perfect for someone who is interested in computers. A sound understanding of mathematical ideas is needed throughout the course, both for potential applications such as scientific computation, and for reasoning meticulously about the specification and behavior of programs. The course includes English, Programming Languages, Computer Networks, DBMS and much more. The mission of the department is to persistently strive for achieving excellence in the computing disciplines. Practical skills are also developed and the majority of subjects within the course are linked with practical work which contributes marks towards the final examination.
The curriculum lasts three years.
Candidates who have passed (Eligible for Higher Studies)the HSE of the Kerala State Board of Higher Secondary Examination or Any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto with Mathematics/Computer Science/Computer Application/Information Technology/Additional Mathematics as one of the subjects with 50% marks are eligible for admissions.
Admission is based on the Centralized Admissions Process (UG) conducted by the Directorate of Admission, Calicut University. Candidates shall submit a separate filled in application form issued by MET’s with copies of relevant certificates at the time of admission in the college.
India is an IT power. Being so, it is obvious that the course of BCA will provide jobs in the IT sector. Companies prefer to hire the BCA applicants for their software based needs. If one wishes to become a Software Developer or web-designer then BCA is the best course to get an early start for their careers. Job opportunities can be found in both large and small software development organizations as well as hardware companies.