Bachelor of Computer Application

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Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) is a four-year undergraduate degree in Nepal and three-year undergraduate degree course in India. With a BCA, students can study for a masters in computer application.[1][2][3][4]

The BCA is a common degree for CS/IT students at Indian universities, and is an alternative to the engineering counterpart, the B.E/B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering/IT, which requires 4 years of study. It is a technical degree that prepares students for a career in the field of computer applications and software development, this being a professional course, even non-math students can also opt for this course, many universities offer this course in India. This is a good course for non-math student so they also can make their career in Information technology.[5][6][7][8][9][10]

The study period of BCA includes various subjects such as Programming in C Language (Basic and Advanced), Networking, World-Wide-Web, Data Structure, Advanced C Language Programming, Database Management, Mathematics, Software Engineering, Object Oriented Programming using C++, Visual Basic, Programming using PHP, JAVA, Oracle, Operating Systems, Web Scripting and Development, Mathematical Foundation of Computer Sciences, etc.[citation needed]


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