The full form of BCA is Bachelor’s in Computer Application. BCA is a 3-year undergraduate degree programme that focuses of knowledge on the basics of computer application and software development. A BCA degree is considered to be at par with a BTech/BE degree in Computer Science or Information Technology. The degree helps interested students in setting up a sound academic base for an advanced career in Computer Applications.The course of BCA includes database management systems, operating systems, software engineering, web technology and languages such as C, C++, HTML, Java etc. It is a highly popular course amongst students aspiring to establish a career in established IT companies like HP, Accenture, Capegemini, Cognizant and new-age technology startups like Flipkart.
Professionals skilled in Computer Science are in huge demand since a lot of manpower-based jobs are getting digitized. This is a software-related course where a professional well-versed in programming languages always stands out. The average salary package post-BCA varies between INR 4 LPA to 10 LPA depending on the company and the specific role/designation. A BCA graduate has scope in jobs such as Software Engineer, Web Designer and System Analyst.