Department of Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)

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Duration : 3 Years (Full Time) | Intake : 120 | Approval / Affiliation : MAKAUT

About Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA)

With the rapid growth of IT industry, the demand of computer professionals is increasing day by day. This increasing growth of IT industry has created a lot of opportunities for the computer graduates. Bachelor or Computer Application (BCA), a 3 years degree honours course, is one of the popular courses among the students who want to make their career in the IT field.
Siliguri Institute of Technology (SIT), a member institution under Techno India Group, offers BCA Honours since year 2001. This course is affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT, formerly known as WBUT).
As per the guidelines of MAKAUT, all students who have qualified Class XII (Science/Commerce/Arts) are eligible to take admission in BCA if they have Mathematics/ Business-Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer-Science/ Computer Application/ Information Practices, any one, as subject combination.
Duration of the Course:
The duration of the BCA course is 3 years and divided into 6 semesters.
Faculties and Staff:
Highly experienced professors are there to assist the students.
Future Scope:
  • Scope for Job and Entrepreneurship:
Our department arranges several Campus-Interviews, through which students are placed in different IT companies.  As BCA is a 3 years honours degree course, students are also eligible for various Government jobs as well as join into teaching profession.
Moreover not only depending on jobs, students may start their own initiative. Department arranges various training program on recent technologies to make them self-reliant. SIT has a dedicated Entrepreneurship Cell that nourishes the entrepreneurship ability among students. 
  • Scope of Higher Studies:
After completion of BCA, student may pursue Master of Compute Application (MCA) a 2 years Master Degree Course equivalent to B.Tech.  BCA students may also pursue Master of Business Administration (MBA) or M.Sc. in IT.
  • The department has latest technology based computer laboratories which include good computing facilities and in accordance with University syllabus as well as industry needs.
  • Each laboratory maintains adequate number of computers so that one-one support can be provided for the students.
  • The laboratories also have a variety of other software that includes various programming languages, development environments, advanced tools for graphics, numerical computing and final year dissertation works.
  • All computers are connected with highend network (both wired and wireless) and supported by high speed dedicated internet connectivity.
  • Book bank facilities ( books for entire semester) are available for every students.