IGNOU BCA Admission, Eligibility, Fee, Syllabus, Courses

IGNOU BCA Admission
Written by Sumit Sharma

IGNOU BCA Admission 2018

Can I do BCA from IGNOU? What is eligibility criteria to apply for admission in IGNOU BCA programme? When IGNOU BCA admission is offered by the university? These are few questions which learners usually ask online.So, we advice all the learners to read this article till end as we have tried to answer all the above questions in this article.

So, let’s discuss about it…

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers admission to its Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) programme in both January and July academic cycles.The discipline has been developed by the School of Computer & Information Sciences (SOCIS), IGNOU. Right now, IGNOU BCA admission July 2018 is going on and the last date of admission can be checked online at https://onlineadmission.ignou.ac.in/admission/

Programme Objective

The main objective of the university to introduce the Bachelor’s Degree programme in Computer Applications (BCA) is to provide admission to the students who want to pursue their career in the field of IT and software industry. The students who have done the 10+2 and are interested in taking computing/IT as a career can apply for admission to this discipline. After completing the BCA at IGNOU,  the learners can pursue MCA from any university.

To know more about IGNOU BCA discipline, please visit the official website.

IGNOU BCA Programme Details

The more details about the Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) programme are mentioned below :

Medium of Instruction


Admission Eligibility

The learner seeking admission to Bachelor’s degree in Computer Applications should be having 10+2 or its equivalent.

Fee Structure

The students need to pay Rs. 36,000/- for complete programme which has to be paid year wise @Rs.6,000/- per semester.

Duration of Programme

The university provides a minimum time duration of 3 years and maximum duration of 6 years to complete this Bachelor degree programme. If not completed on time, the students has to take re-admission and submit the fees again.

Programme Coordinator

  • Mr.Shashi Bhushan, Associate Professor
  • Intercom : 2913,2901
  • Direct Phone : 011-29572909
  • E-mail : [email protected]

IGNOU BCA Online Admission

The university has introduced an online admission portal for learners so that they can easily apply for BCA admission online by sitting at home in front of their computers.

The learners who wish to pursue Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) from this university can fill up Ignou BCA admission form online by visiting at university official web portal.To know more about the BCA discipline, please visit the official website.

IGNOU BCA Syllabus & Courses

The learner need to complete 99 credits to obtain the Bachelor Degree in Computer Applications. After completing this professional Under Graduate programme, the students can pursue the higher education and take admission in Master of Computer Applications.

The detail about the Course Code and Course Names are mentioned below :

IGNOU BCA First Semester Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
 FEG-02 Foundation course in English -2 4
 ECO-01 Business Organization 4
 BCS-011 Computer Basics and PC Software 3
 BCS-012 Mathematics 4
 BCSL-013 Computer Basics and PC Software Lab 2

IGNOU BCA Second Semester Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
 ECO-02 Accountancy-1 4
 MCS-011 Problem Solving and Programming 3
 MCS-012 Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming 4
 MCS-015 Communication Skills 2
 MCS-013 Discrete Mathematics 2
 BCSL-021 C Language Programming Lab 1
 BCSL-022 Assembly Language Programming Lab 1

IGNOU BCA Third Semester Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
 MCS-021 Data and File Structures 4
 MCS-023 Introduction to Database Management Systems 3
 MCS-014 Systems Analysis and Design 3
 BCS-031 Programming in C++ 3
 BCSL-032 C++ Programming Lab 1
 BCSL-033 Data and File Structures Lab 1
 BCSL-034 DBMS Lab 1

IGNOU BCA Fourth Semester Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
 BCS-040 Statistical Techniques 4
 MCS-024 Object Oriented Technologies and Java Programming 3
 BCS-041 Fundamentals of Computer Networks 4
 BCS-042 Introduction to Algorithm Design 2
 MCSL-016 Internet Concepts and Web Design 2
 BCSL-043 Java Programming Lab 1
 BCSL-044 Statistical Techniques Lab 1
 BCSL-045 Algorithm Design Lab 1

IGNOU BCA Fifth Semester Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
 BCS-051 Introduction to Software Engineering 3
 BCS-052 Network Programming and Administration 3
 BCS-053 Web Programming 2
 BCS-054 Computer Oriented Numerical Techniques 3
 BCS-055 Business Communication 2
 BCSL-056 Network Programming and Administration Lab 1
 BCSL-057 Web Programming Lab 1
 BCSL-058 Computer Oriented Numerical Techniques Lab 1

IGNOU BCA Sixth Semester Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
 BCS-062 E-Commerce 2
 MCS-022 Operating System Concepts and Networking Management 4
 BCSL-063 Operating System Concepts and Networking Management Lab 1
 BCSP-064 Project 8

About the author

Sumit Sharma

Sumit Sharma is the owner of SearchLatest.in.He has decent knowledge about studies in Indira Gandhi National Open University. So, he prefers to writes on various topics related to IGNOU distance learning. Also, he is Web Designer by profession.


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