B.C.A. (Bachelor of Computer Application)



Mahatma Gandhi University introduced choice based credit and semester and grading system in 

colleges affiliated to University from the academic year 2009-2010 under direct grading system. 

Regulations for undergraduate programmes under choice based course-credit-semester system and 

grading was introduced in the university from the academic year 2013-2014 onwards under 

indirect grading system. The university Grants Commission, in order to facilitate student mobility 

across institutions within and across countries and also to enable potential employers to assess the 

performance of students, insisted on introducing a uniform grading system in universities. The 

academic council of M G University resolved to introduce the UGC guidelines for choice based 

credit semester system from the academic year 2016-17 onwards . Meanwhile the Hon’ble 

Supreme Court of India has issued orders to include core courses on Environmental Studies and 

Human Rights in the Syllabi and curricula of all U G programmes of all Universities all over 

India. In continuation to this the U.G.C has issued circular regarding the implementation of the 

above said changes by accepting the direction of the Honorable Supreme Court as a national 

policy. Hence, the syndicate of M G University has decided to modify the syllabi and curricula of 

all UG programmes in accordance with the directions of the Honourable Supreme Court and 

U.G.C. Further, the syndicate has decided to implement the new regulations and syllabi with effect 

from the academic year 2017-18. In view of this, the Board of Studies of Computer Applications 

and the Faculty of Science and Technology has prepared the following syllabus for U G 

programmes in Computer applications and Science. 

2. Scope 

The revised syllabus for Computer Application and Science provides a strong foundation to 

pursue post graduation programme in computer science / applications. The knowledge acquired by 

the students may also equip them to meet the industrial need, and get placed.

3. Programme Objective 

The Programme in Computer Application and Science is designed with the following specific 


  • To attract young minds to the potentially rich & employable field of computer applications

(b) To be a foundation graduate programme which will act as a feeder course for higher studies 

in the area of Computer Science/Applications. 

(c) To develop skills in software development so as to enable the graduates to take up selfemployment in Indian & global software market. 

(d) To Train & Equip the students to meet the requirement of the Industrial standards. 

4. Course Design 

The UG programme in Computer Applications and Science includes Common courses, Core 

courses, Complementary courses, Open courses, Seminar, Project and viva voce. No course shall 

carry more than four credits. The student shall select any one open course in semester V offered by 

various departments of the College. 

5. Duration of Course 

The programme shall normally extend over a period of three academic years consisting of ssi semesters