BCA (Honours)

Symbiosis International University

Bachelor of Computer Applications (Honours)

Overview

BCA (Honours) at SICSR is oriented towards building a smart career for Information Technology professionals. This programme with specializations will be offered to the meritorious students of the first year, of existing BCA programme on completion of additional 24 credits. The specializations offered as part of this programme are Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, and Data Security. The programme is focused on the current trends in technology and prepares the students for a smart career.  This degree equips students with the skills to analyse data, provide secure solutions, and build intelligent systems. Students will eventually possess the ability to comprehend logic development ideas and industry best software practices.

Experiential learning is a crucial component of the educational process here at SICSR. Students create a variety of pilot projects to test their theoretical topic understanding. Pedagogical methods such as case studies, role plays, quizzes, and flipped classrooms are used by faculty members. Students are strongly encouraged to take use of the different venues available to learn via MOOCs.

The institute also takes part in community service projects organised by professional organisations. SICSR hosts a variety of activities to help students develop leadership abilities. At the institute, there are several clubs where students may organise and engage in creative activities.

Objectives

OBJECTIVES BCA (Honours) with specialization will prepare students to progress their career in the software industry, academia, research, entrepreneurial pursuit and other Information technology enabled services in one of the area in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Cloud Computing , and Data security.
DURATION 3 Years (Full Time)
SELECTION PROCEDURE Symbiosis Entrance Test Score, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test (PI-WAT)
MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION English
PROGRAMME PATTERN Semester Pattern – 6 Semesters
COURSES & SPECIALIZATION The Bachelor of Computer Applications (Honours) with specializations will be offered to the meritorious students of the first year students of existing BCA programme on completion of additional 24 credits. The students can opt for degree with honours programme in the second year subject to the fulfilment of the eligibility conditions. The ‘Degree with Honours’ Programme in the respective specializations
will be offered subject to a minimum enrolment of students. Students with Pending Backlog (due to any reason) will not be admitted to the ‘Degree with Honours’ Programme. Students may pursue optional (Honours) specialization in one of the specialization areas by completing additional 24 credits in Semester: 3, 4, 5, and 6 as specified in :
1. Data Science
2. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
3. Cloud Computing
4. Data Security
ASSESSMENT All internal courses will have 100% component as internal evaluation at the institute level. All external courses will have 40% internal component and 60% external component [University] examination.
STANDARD OF PASSING Bachelor of Computer Applications (Honours) in Data Science/Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning/Cloud Computing/ Data Security will be awarded at the end of semester VI examination by taking into consideration the performance of all semester examinations after obtaining minimum 4.00 CGPA out of 10 CGPA
AWARD OF DEGREE/DIPLOMA/CERTIFICATE Bachelor of Computer Applications (Honours) will be awarded.

Programme Structure 2021-24

Semesters 1 and 2 will be the same for both, BCA as well as BCA (honours). During semesters 3 to 6, students may opt for any of the four specialisation areas by completing 24 additional credits.

Programmes Outcomes (POs)

  • BCA (Honours) offers the necessary skills for professionals heading for a career in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, or Data security.
  • The programme inculcates in students, the ability to analyse data and build smart solutions.
  • BCA (Honours) graduates will also have the ability to design and deploy secure systems.
  • Students of the programme will not only be technically competent but will also have the capability to communicate with their prospective clients effectively.

Orientation and Pedagogy

The BCA (Honours) program is oriented towards building a smart career in the Information Technology professionals. The program is focused on the computer application which required the skill set of creative, logical thinking of a given problem. The students are always ready to learn new technology.

To develop techno-management skills, SICSR conducting various workshops and seminars on current technology. The practical and theoretical aspects of the different specializations are provided with industry through various guest lectures, projects, and conclaves.

Experiential learning is an integral part of the teaching process. The different pilot projects are developed by the students for exploring theoretical subject knowledge. The case study, role play, quiz, flip-class room, etc. pedagogy is considered while teaching the subject. Students are significantly encouraged to learn from MOOCs using various platforms made available.
College also participates in community services that are conducted by professional bodies like IEEE, ACM. The different national and international events like coding, hackathon, research, etc. are conducted for developing the problem-solving skills of the students. The different events are organized by the college to nurture student management skills. Various clubs are functional at the institute where students can organize and participate in creative activities.

Intake & Eligibility

INTAKE 180 Students
RESERVATION
  1. Within the sanctioned intake:
    1. Scheduled Castes – 15%
    2. Scheduled Tribes – 7.5%
    3. Differently Abled – 3%
    4. Serving/Retired Defense Personnel and their Children – 5%
  2. Over and above the sanctioned intake:
    1. Kashmiri Migrants – 2 Seats
    2. International Students – 15%
ELIGIBILITY Student passing XII from any stream or equivalent government approved diploma in Engineering/Technology with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates). The Bachelor of Computer Applications (Honours) with specializations will be offered to the meritorious students of the first year students of existing BCA programme on completion of additional 24 credits. Students with Pending Backlog (due to any reason) will not be admitted to the ‘Degree with Honours’ Programme.

Admission Schedule

UG IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE BATCH 2022-25

Online registration & payment starts January 25, 2022 (Tuesday)
Online registration & payment closes June 8, 2022 (Wednesday)
Admit Card Live on (www.set-test.org) June 15, 2022 (Wednesday)
Entrance Test Date June 26 , 2022 (Sunday)
Entrance Test Time SET – 11:30 am to 12.30 pm
Test Result July 5, 2022 (Tuesday)
Last date for online registration for SICSR & payment July 7, 2022 (Thursday)
Shortlisting date by institute July 12, 2022 (Tuesday)
Slot booking dates July 13, 2022 (Wednesday) to July 20, 2022 (Wednesday)
PI-WAT dates July 21, 2022 (Thursday) To August 2, 2022 (Tuesday)
First Merit List declaration date August 10, 2022 (Wednesday)
Last date of payment for First Merit List August 20, 2022 (Saturday)
Programme Commencement Date Fourth week of August 2022

 

Fee Structure

BCA (Honours) 2022-25

The FEE STRUCTURE for THE FIRST YEAR IS GIVEN BELOW. For additional optional specialization BCA (Honours), an additional fee of Rs. 35000/- will be charged from THE second year onwards per year.
INDIAN STUDENTS 1st YEAR (Amount in INR)
1st Installment 2nd Installment
Academic Fees(Per Annum) 87,500 87,500
Institute Deposit(Refundable) 20,000
Installments 1,07,500 87,500
Last date of payment At time of Admission 25-Nov-2022
Mess Fees(For 5 Months) 39,000 39,000
Hostel Deposit(Refundable) 15,000
Hostel Fees(Different,Subject to Sharing,For 5 Months)
Three Sharing 46,100 46,100
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 1st YEAR (USD equivalent to INR)
1st Installment 2nd Installment 3rd Installment
Administrative Fees(Non Refundable) 40,000
Academic Fees(Per Annum) 45,000 67,500 1,52,500
Institute Deposit(Refundable) 20,000
Installments 1,05,000 67,500 1,52,500
Last date of payment At time of acceptance of ‘Offer Letter'(USD equivalent to INR) At the time of Reporting to SCIE 25-Nov-2022
Mess Fees(For 5 Months) 39,000 39,000
Hostel Deposit(Refundable) 15,000
Hostel Fees(Different,Subject to Sharing,For 5 months)
Three Sharing 46,100 46,100

How to Apply

Admission Process for Under Graduation