Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) (3 yr. full time)


Objective of the BCA Programme


1. To appreciate the role of computers and information technology in the present world, with its potential for development in the future.
2. To enable a proven level of mastery in the operating systems, programming languages, Rapid Application Development (RAD) tools, and application packages that are in extensive use in the industry.
3. To develop analytical, problem-solving and decision making skills that is demanded by information technological applications.
4. To enable good computer operational practices.
5. To develop all-round personality and communicative traits to meet the expectations of employers in both public and the private sectors.



COURSE STRUCTURE:

As per regulation of Dibrugarh University, the BCA Programme (3 Year Full time) consists of Six Semesters covering three Calendar Years. Each semester will cover 600 marks (except 6th semester) and every paper of each semester will carry 100 marks. All papers are compulsory. A student has to carry out one Minor Project in Fifth Semester and one Major Project in Sixth Semester based on real life situation. The evaluation pattern of students performance in each of the papers will be as follows:

(a) In-Semester Evaluation: 25% marks (Based on Internal Examinations, Home Assignments, Attendance, Seminars, Library Works, Installation of Hardware & Software, Viva-voce)
(b) End-Semester Evaluation : 75% marks (University Final Examination at the end of the semester).


The study of course is spread over in the following order:

I semester : 6 Papers II semester : 6 Papers
III semester : 6 Papers IV semester : 6 Papers
V semester : 5 Papers VI semester : 1 Paper (Major Project)

First Semester
Paper Code Paper Name End Semester In Semester Total Marks
1.1 Computer Fundamentals 75 25 100
1.2 Mathematics-I 75 25 100
1.3 Communicative English 75 25 100
1.4 Digital Design 75 25 100
1.5 Personality Development 75 25 100
1.6 Laboratory (Computer Fundamentals,
Programming in C)
75 25 100
SEMESTER TOTAL  
600

Second Semester
Paper Code Paper Name End Semester In Semester Total Marks
2.1 Mathematics-II 75 25 100
2.2 Discrete Structure 75 25 100
2.3 Data Structure 75 25 100
2.4 Accounting and Financial Management 75 25 100
2.5 Computer Architecture and Organization 75 25 100
2.6 Laboratory (Data Structure in C, C++, Tally) 75 25 100
SEMESTER TOTAL  
600

Third Semester
Paper Code Paper Name End Semester In Semester Total Marks
3.1 Mathematics-III 75 25 100
3.2 Theory of Computing 75 25 100
3.3 Internet & Web Programming 75 25 100
3.4 Computer Graphics 75 25 100
3.5 Object Oriented Programming with JAVA 75 25 100
3.6 Laboratory (Internet, Computer Graphics, Java) 75 25 100
SEMESTER TOTAL  
600

Fourth Semester
Paper Code Paper Name End Semester In Semester Total Marks
4.1 Numerical Analysis & Scientific Computing 75 25 100
4.2 Database Management System 75 25 100
4.3 Operating System 75 25 100
4.4 System Software 75 25 100
4.5 Environment Studies 75 25 100
4.6 Laboratory (Fortran, DBMS, Operating System, System Software) 75 25 100
SEMESTER TOTAL  
600

Fifth Semester
Paper Code Paper Name End Semester In Semester Total Marks
5.1 Data Communication & Computer Network 75 25 100
5.2 Operating Research 75 25 100
5.3 Software Engineering 75 25 100
5.4 Minor Project 75 25 200
5.5 Laboratory (networking & Software Engineering) 75 25 100
SEMESTER TOTAL  
600

Sixth Semester
Paper Code Paper Name End Semester In Semester Total Marks
6.1 Major Project     300
SEMESTER TOTAL  
300


APPROVAL & AFFILIATION


The BCA course is conducted by the institute under the approved syllabi and regulations of Dibrugarh University.


ADMISSION PROCEDURE:

The Admission will be done on merit basis as determined by the University. Candidates who have passed 10+2/Higher Secondary Examination with Mathematics conducted by Assam Higher Secondary Education Council or any Examination recognised as equivalent by the Dibrugarh University with atleast 45% marks, are eligible for admission into the 1st Semester of the BCA course. Relaxation for Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribes/OBC/MOBC candidates shall be as per existing rules of the State Govt.

a) Newspaper notice inviting applications for admission into the BCA course shall be issued by the Registrar or by any person authorised for the purpose at least six weeks in advance from the date of admission. Each applicant shall have to submit his/her application within the prescribed date along with the requisite documents as indicated.
b) Candidates who have passed the (10+2)/ Higher Secondary Examination conducted by the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council, or any other examination recognised as equivalent by the Dibrugarh University in Science, Arts and Commerce stream with Mathematics securing atleast 45% marks in aggregate are eligible for admission into the first semester of the BCA course.The minimum qualification for admission into the BCA course shall be fixed by the Academic Council from time to time. Selection for admission shall be made on merit basis as determined by the University. Candidates must also fulfill the conditions regarding age as per rules formulated by the University/Government from time to time. Relaxation for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Classes (including MOBC) candidates shall be as per existing rules of the state government.
c) No candidate shall be admitted into a semester of the course after two weeks of its commencement. This may be however extended by not more than one week, with late fine, under very special circumstances at the discretion of the university.
d) Since the Semester system involves continuous assessment, there shall be no scope for a student to appear as a private candidate in any subject in this system.



EXAMINATION SYSTEM (As per Dibrugarh University Regulations)

(a) To be eligible to appear in the BCA end-semester Examinations as a regular candidate, a student must attend 80% of the lectures delivered during the academic session. A student who attends at least 60% of the lectures delivered shall, however, be allowed to appear in the Examination as a non-collegiate candidate on payment of a prescribed fee.
(b) The semester examination shall be divided into two groups: ODD and EVEN i.e. Odd semester: First, Third and Fifth. Even Semester: Second, Fourth and Sixth.
(c) The examination at the end of Odd semester classes shall be treated as Regular Odd Semester Examination and shall be held simultaneously.
(d) The examination at the end of all the Even semester classes shall be termed as Regular Even Semester Examination and shall be held simultaneously
(e) A candidate who fails or doesn't appear in one or more subjects of any end-semester examination upto 5th semester will be provisionally promoted to the next higher semester with the failed subjects as carry over subjects. Such candidate will be eligible to appear in the carry over subjects in the next examinations of those subjects. However, the following restrictions will be applicable.
(i) A candidate shall not be allowed to appear in the 5th semester examination unless he/she clears all the subjects of 1st and 2nd semesters.
(ii) A candidate shall be allowed maximum 5 years to complete the course of BCA.
(iii) A candidate shall be entitled to a maximum of two chances (excluding the first regular examination) to clear a subject. If a candidate fails to clear a subject even after the two chances, he/she has to repeat the semester with admission.
(iv) lf a student clears the sixth semester examination before clearing all the subjects of the previous semesters, the result of the sixth semester examination of that candidate shall be withheld and his/her results shall be announced only after he/she clears the subjects of the previous semesters.
(v) In order to pass in a subject, a candidate shall have to pass in all the parts separately.
(vi) The minimum pass marks shall be as follows:

Theory Internal Assessment Practical/Project Viva Aggregate
40% 50% 50% 50%


If a candidate passes in all the papers but still fails in the aggregate he/she is allowed to appear in all the papers or in a maximum of 3 (three) papers of his/her choice in the corresponding exams.

 

 

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