Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)

Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)

Minimum Duration: 3 Years
Maximum Duration: 6 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 40,200
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


10+2 or its equivalent.



Fee Structure

 Rs. 40,200/- for full Programme to be paid Semester wise @Rs. 6,700/- per Semester.

  1. Revised Programme Guide for BCA (January 2019 session onwards)
  2. Project Guidelines (CS-76)
  3. Project Guidelines (BCS-064)

Programme Overview

The basic objective of the Programme is to open a channel of admission for computing courses for students, who have done the 10+2 and are interested in taking computing/IT as a career. After acquiring the Bachelor’s Degree (BCA) at IGNOU, there is further educational opportunity to go for an MCA at IGNOU or Master’s Programme at any other University/Institute. Also after completing BCA Programme, a student should be able to get entry level job in the field of Information Technology or ITES.

  1. Control Charts and Time Series
  2. Practical Unit1 Figures

Student Attendance:

For theory counseling session there is no compulsion of attendance. However in counselling sessions of Lab courses, 70 per cent attendance is compulsory.

In respect of counselling of the practical sessions, it is to mention that the student must undertake practical sessions during the semester in the first time of registration of that student. Allowing a student, practical sessions in subsequent years/semesters is at the discretion of the University and subject to payment of the fees for the same.

Total: 39- Courses and 99- Credits

Mediums of Instruction

The medium of instruction for the time being is only English.

Mode of Delivery

  • Distance and Open Education Mode supported by
  • Print Materials.
  • Face to face Counselling Sessions at SC/PSC.
  • EDUSAT Lecturers.
  • IRC.
  • Web Based Support/IOCG.

IGNOU BCA on Twitter

IGNOU BCA learners can get updates by following bcaignou on Twitter. Any updates that are of interest to BCA learners of IGNOU will be posted to Twitter in the form of tweets. So, any body who follows bcaignou on Twitter will be able to view the updates related to BCA in the form of Tweets.

For more details Contact:
BCA Programme Coordinator

For admission related information


Student Handbook and Prospectus is also available on university’s website Information about the courses provided here is partial and should not be treated as comprehensive. i.e. The institution would be offering other course than those mentioned here. Students are advised to check with the institution for the latest information in regard to the course.
Those seeking admission can apply through the IGNOU Online admission portal within the stipulated time.
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