BCA Lateral Entry


Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA Lateral Entry) Program (Two years)

Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) is a three-year (six semesters) graduation Degree program in computer science. The course was designed to meet the growing demand for qualified professionals in the field of Information Technology. It is an undergraduate course that can be taken up after obtaining higher secondary education. The Curricula and Syllabi of Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) course offered by Suresh Gyan Vihar University is designed considering the need of different Software Houses in India and abroad and has a high job potential in IT Sector. 

Program Components
The program consists of 27 courses in all. There are total of 65 credits which requires 30 hrs of study for each credit. All the courses are distributed into under mentioned four semesters.

Semester – III

S. No Course Code Paper Credit
1 DCA – 201 Data Structure using C 4
2 DCA – 203 Fundamentals of Databases 3
3 DCA – 205 Fundamentals of System Analysis and Design 3
4 DCA – 207 Programming in C++ 3
5 DCAL – 209 C++ Programming Lab 1
6 DCAL – 211 Data Structure Lab 1
7 DCAL – 213 Database Lab 1

Semester – IV

S. No Course Code Paper Credit
1 DCA – 202 Statistical Technqiues 4
2 DCA – 204 OOPs Concepts and Introduction to Java 3
3 DCA – 206 Computer Networks 4
4 DCA – 208 Introduction to Algorithm Design 2
5 DCA – 210 Internet Concepts and Web Design 3
6 DCAL – 212 Java Lab 1
7 DCAL – 214 Web Design Lab 1

Semester – V

S. No Course Code Paper Credit
1 DCA – 301 Fundamentals of Software Engineering 3
2 DCA – 303 Fundamentals of Network Programming and Administration 3
3 DCA – 305 Web Programming 2
4 DCA – 307 Computer Oriented Numerical Techniques 3
5 DBM- 103 Business Communication 2
6 DCAL- 311 Network Programming and Administration Lab 1
7 DCAL- 313 Web Programming Lab 1
8 DCAL- 315 SE Lab 1

Semester –VI

S. No Course Code Paper Credit
1 DCA – 302 E-Commerce Fundamentals 2
2 DCA – 303 Fundamentals of Operating System 4
3 DCAL – 304 Operating System Lab 1
4 DCAL – 305 Project 8

Duration for Lateral Entry
(in years)
Min. Max.
2 y 4 y

Note:- Completion of the programme requires successful completion of both assignments and the term end examination of each course in the programme.
70% attendance is compulsory in Practical Lab Sessions. However, this condition is not applicable for the time given for assignment implementation.

Eligibility for Lateral Entry Medium of Instruction Age
O level from Recognized University
1 year Diploma in Computer Application from Recognized University
English No Bar
Program Semester Registration Fee
(in Rs.)
Tuition Fee
(in Rs.)
Examination Fee
(in Rs.)
(in Rs.)
BCA III 450 10000 750 11200
IV   10000 750 10750
V   10000 750 10750
VI   10000 750 10750
Grand Total    43450
Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA Lateral Entry) degree provides a firm platform for the students aspiring to create a sound career in the field of computer applications / information technology. After completing BCA course a student can start as a Junior Programmer, Junior System Analyst, Database Designer, Information Security Analyst, System Support Executive, Software Tester, Web Designer, Web Developer, Technical Support Executive, etc. BCA graduates can start up their career in government sector, public sector and private sector since there are a lot of employment opportunities in these sectors. Some of the areas where a student can apply for a job includes government sectors like nationalized banks, telecommunication organizations, dairy firms, health care organizations, etc., public sectors like BHEL, NTPC, ONGC, ISRO, DRDO, etc., private sectors like IBM, Wipro, TCS, Cognizant, etc.. Further a student with a BCA degree can also become entrepreneur and creates its own software company. Besides, applying for a job, a student can also pursue higher studies by opting to post graduate courses like PGDCA, M.Sc. IT/CS, MCA, and MBA in Information Technology/E-Business/E-Commerce/Computer Information Systems. Remuneration for B.C.A degree holders is generally attractive as jobs may be related to the IT/ITES based industries and it depends on the skill set candidates can offer to the prospective companies.