By- Akanksha Yadav
BCA (Bachelor of Computer Applications) is a 3-year undergraduate degree programme for students who want to gain knowledge about the basics of computer application and software development. This programme helps interested students in building their careers in computer applications. During the BCA programme, students get to learn about database management systems, operating systems, software engineering, web technology and languages such as C, C++, HTML, Java etc.
This degree can be done in full-time or distance mode. Some universities offer this programme in distance mode also.
After completing this programme, individuals can work as software developers, system analysts, web designers etc. Individuals can expect a salary of 3, 00,000 to INR 5,00,000 after graduation in this field. After gaining experience, the salary can go up from INR 14, 00,000 to INR 15, 00,000 per annum.
As the IT industry is growing very fast in India, big IT companies are hiring computer graduates every month. This growth has created a lot of career opportunities for computer graduates. BCA provides a lot of opportunities to students who are interested in building their careers in the computer field.
The duration of BCA:
The duration of BCA (Bachelor of Computer Applications) is a 3-year undergraduate programme. After completing graduation in this field, individuals can go for MCA (Master of Computer Applications) which is a master course in computer application. It is considered equivalent to B.Tech/ B.E. courses.