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The BCA Program

The program provides a sound academic base in computer skills and applications from which an advanced career in computer applications can be developed. The students get a good conceptual grounding in computer usage and its practical business applications. The BCA Program focuses on various areas of IT and prepares students for a career in the field of IT or pursue MCA or MBA degree program in due course.

Three years


Pass in 10+2 or its equivalent with aggregate 40% and above in any discipline.
Final year 10+2/Intermediate students awaiting results may also apply.


During the 5th and 6th semester, students are exposed to elective courses in their respective field of specialization. These elective courses provide an understanding of the specialized focus fields.

Award of Degree

Students who successfully complete the BCA Program will be awarded the ‘Bachelor of Computer Applications’ Degree by the University subject to University regulations.

Program Structure

The BCA Program consists of 34 courses (excluding labs) covered in six semesters spread over three years. Students are also required to do Internship / Project after completion of second year.

Year I
Semester-I Semester-II
  • English Language Skills - I
  • Information Technology Trends
  • Mathematics - I
  • Probability & Statistics
  • Principles of Management
  • Computer Programming – I (usin g C)
  • Software Lab-I
  • Environmental Studies
  • Mathematics-II
  • Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting
  • IT in Business
  • Computer Organisation
  • Computer Programming – II (using C++)
  • Software lab-II
Year II
Semester-III Semester-IV
  • Business Communication
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Management Systems
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Operations Research
  • Java Programming
  • Software Lab-III
  • Software Engineering
  • Dot Net Technologies
  • Operating Systems (UNIX/LINUX)
  • Web Technologies
  • IT Infrastructure Management
  • Software Lab-IV
  • Entrepreneurship
Internship / Project
Year III
Semester-V Semester-VI
  • Data communication & Computer Networks
  • ASP.Net
  • E-Commerce
  • Software Lab-V
  • Health & Happiness
  • Discipline Elective - I
  • Discipline Elective - II
  • Computer Graphics
  • Cyber Security
  • Management Information System
  • Software Lab-VI
  • Discipline Elective – III
  • Discipline Elective - IV
  • Project Work
Discipline Electives:

A student can choose any four electives from the following courses: Mobile Computing & Wireless Markup Language, Data Warehousing and Data Mining, Compiler Design, Structured Query Language and Database Applications, Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Java Programming, Multimedia Systems, Intranet Administration, Network Programming, Theory of Computations, Software Testing and Quality Management, IT Project Management, Smart Devices Programming.


The Admission Modalities are with reference to the campus-based BCA Program offered by the ICFAI University, Jharkhand. The medium of instruction is English.

Eligibility Criteria

Pass in 10+2 or its equivalent with aggregate 40% and above in any discipline; Final year 10+2/Intermediate students awaiting results may also apply.

Duration :

3 years

Admission Criteria:

The selection of applicants into the Program is made through screening of application and interview. While evaluating students for admission, due weightage is given to their academic distinction, awards in sports/cultural events, debates, quizzes and other extra cocurricular activities.

Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of payment of first semester fee. The original certificates will be returned after verification.

The admission decision will be communicated after the interview process.

How to Apply:

Students interested can apply by any one of the following methods:

A.Online Application

Applicants can apply online by filling up the Application Form available at www.iujharkhand.edu.in and make payment of Rs. 500 towards the cost using Credit / Debit Card (Visa / Master Card / Internet Banking) through secure internet payment gateway. Applicants applying online should upload their passport size color photograph while filling the Online Application. The Prospectus will be sent to such applicants

B.Download of Application Form

Applicants can fill their details online and download the Application Form from www.iuJharkhand.edu.in and send it to theAdmissions Office along with the Demand Draft of Rs. 500 towards the cost of the application in favor of “The ICFAI University, Jharkhand - Fee Collection A/c” .payable at Jharkhand.

C.Fill the Application Form.

Applicants can fill in the application form and send it to the Admissions Office.


The applicants are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Admission.

  • Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the Application Form.
  • Fill the Application Form in Capital Letters
  • Provide all the available information under appropriate sections.
  • Make sure to sign the Application Form.
  • Retain a photocopy of the completed Application Form.

Attested Copies of Certificates

Applicants are required to enclose self attested copies of the following certificates.

  • Date of Birth Certificate / Class X Certificate.
  • Mark Sheets of Class X, XII, Degree, Diploma (as may be applicable).
  • Domicile Certificate (if applicable).
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities.

Submission of Application Form:

The completed Application Form for Admission should be sent to:

Admissions Office
Campus: The ICFAI University, Jharkhand,
#2065, Daladali Chowk, Simalia, Near Ring Road,
Ranchi - 835 222, Jharkhand.
Ph: 0651- 6565601/602, 09204062414.
E-mail: admissions@iujharkhand.edu.in
Website: www.iujharkhand.edu.in
City Office: The ICFAI University, Jharkhand,
#2167/A, Opp. IDBI Bank, Ashok Nagar,
Ranchi - 834 002, Jharkhand.

BCA Program Fee
Program Admission Fee Rs. Total Program Fee Rs. Caution Deposit Rs.
Domicile Non - Domicile
BCA 5,000 30,000 35,000 5,000

Note : Applicants in their final year of Qualifying Examinations also can apply for all regular programs

Caution Deposit :

Students are required to pay a Caution Deposit as mentioned in the table above along with the first semester fee. It will be refunded without interest and after adjusting for dues, (if any), to the students on completion of the respective program.

Remittance :

All payments should be made by way of Demand Draft in favor of "The ICFAI University, Jharkhand - Fee Collection A/c" payable at Ranchi, Jharkhand. Remittance can also be made through NEFT, as per the following details of the University Bank Account.

Bank Account Name The ICFAI University, Jharkhand - Fee Collection A/c
Type of AccountCurrent Account
Account Number50200000250955
Bank NameHDFC Bank
IFSC CodeHDFC0000521

The following details should be provided to the University by the students on remittance of fee through NEFT:

Student DetailsRemittance Details
Name of the student: Name of the Bank:
Application No. / Enrollment No.IFSC Code:
Program / Batch:UTR No.
Fee detailsBank Acknowledgement of NEFT Form
Mobile No.
Merit Scholarships

Following are the details of the Merit Scholarships, offered by The ICFAI University, Jharkhand.

B. Merit Scholarships based on past academic record:

Percentage of marks achieved in qualifying examination will decide the amount of scholarship. Scholarship amount can be adjusted in the Semester I fee payable.

Performance in Qualifying Exam Male Students Female Students
Marks in % CGPA (% of semester fee) (% of semester fee)
>= 90% >= 9.9 50% 55%
>= 80% and <90% >= 8.8 and < 9 .9 40% 45%
>= 70% and <80% >= 7.7 and < 8.8 30% 35%
>= 60% and < 70% >= 6.5 and < 7.7 20% 25%

* Above Scholarship amount would be adjusted equally in installments in each semester fee payable.

B. Merit Scholarship in Semester II to last semester:

Based on previous semester performance (GPA) Scholarship amount (% of semester fee)
Top 5% of the class 50%
Next 5% of the class 30%

Note: Terms and Conditions for the award of the Merit Scholarship will be specified in the Student Handbook.


Admission Calendar for BCA Program
Events Important Dates
Last Date for submission of Completed Application Form   June 25, 2018
 Interview and Admission Decision    July 04, 2018
 Last Date for Payment of Admission Fee   July 16, 2018
 Registration   July 16, 2018
 Commencement of Programs   July 17, 2018

The program provides a sound academic base in computer skills and applications from which an advanced career in computer applications can be developed. The students get a good conceptual grounding in computer usage and its practical business applications.


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