Faculty of Computer Applications & Information Technology (FCAIT)

Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) Programme

Pioneer in Computer Science Education


The expeditious growth of the IT industry has increased the demand for computer professionals and created innumerable opportunities for computer graduates. The computerization of processes in various work areas has yielded the requirement of IT manpower as a core human resource. To be in tune with the times, the Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) programme aims to create the foundation of computer applications for the graduates to cater to the need for human resources.

Bachelor of Computer Applications - BCA Course is a 3 year (six semesters) Undergraduate Programme covering a wide range of subjects related to computers and their applications. The curriculum is based on the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) which is an advanced educational model that offers students to select courses & subjects of their choice - core, elective, & foundation courses. The advanced syllabi prepare students to build careers in frontline software technologies and programming as well as enable them to stay updated about the mainstream revolutions in technology and groom them with the required skills and knowledge to enter into the industry and carve a niche for themselves.

The programme offers leading-edge subjects like Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Full Stack Development, Design Thinking, Python Programming, Introduction to Angular, Embedded Systems, Website Frameworks (Ruby on Rails, Joomla, Drupal), Cross-Platform Mobile Application Development, Information Security, Digital Marketing, Cloud Computing, Web Services to name a few.

The BCA Programme is an amalgamation of theoretical and practical training through classroom teachings, discussions, group presentations, practical problem solving, and software experimentation.

Programme Objectives

The programme aims at inculcating essential skills as demanded by the growing industry through an interactive learning process. This includes audio/video presentations, team-building skills, and personality development programmes. The main objectives of the programme are:

  • To build a strong academic foundation
  • To encourage students to be industry-ready
  • To persuade students towards academic excellence
  • To prepare students to meet the changing demands of the IT market
  • To motivate students to build an advanced career in computer applications
  • To inculcate a sense of discipline, community service and social responsibility amongst the students
  • To prepare the students to demonstrate a good breadth and depth of knowledge in the discipline of Computer Science and Applications



Best Practices


Advanced Syllabi inclusive of Contemporary Subjects

Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) is a six semesters programme conducted over the period of 3 years. The course structure of BCA blends theoretical and practical learning within the disciplines of Computer Science and Information Technology. Few contemporary subjects in BCA are.

Semester Subjects
I Logic Development and Programming, Introduction to HTML5, Publishing & Multimedia Tools, Computer Fundamentals
II Computer Organization and Advanced Microprocessors, Practical on Angular, History of Computing
III Statistics for Data Analysis, Operating System, Green Computing, Website Frameworks – Joomla/ ROR
IV Embedded Systems, XML, Design Thinking, Digital Marketing
V Introduction to Web Services, Introduction to Data Analytics, Information Security, Cloud Computing, Website Development using PHP & MySQL, Software Engineering, Emerging Technologies
VI Introduction to Python, Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, Cross-Platform Mobile Application Development, Introduction to NoSQL Database, Introduction to Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality, Full Stack Development

For more detailed syllabus, download the brochure.

Eligibility Norms

  • The applicant must have passed the Gujarat Higher Secondary Education Board (GHSEB) /Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE)/Indian Council of Secondary Examination (ICSE) or its equivalent under the 10 + 2 pattern in the General or Science stream, during the current year with the following subjects:
    • English
    • Any one of the following:
      • Mathematics
      • Physics
      • Statistics
      • Business Mathematics
      • Elements of Accountancy
      • Elements of Book Keeping
      • Computers
  • The applicant must have obtained the following minimum aggregate marks (i.e., total marks obtained divided by the maximum total marks admissible, including marks of all subjects, theory and practical):
    • For open category candidates: 45%
    • For reserved category candidates: 40%

Program Overview:

The entire schedule of academic activities of the program will be listed in the Academic Calendar to be released at the beginning of each academic year. An overview of the program is as follows:

Sr. No.
Particulars Numbers
1. No. of Years/ Semesters 3/6
2. Total Credits 150
3. Total No. of Courses
a)Core Courses
b)Foundation Courses
c)Elective Courses
d)Core Electives Courses
e) System Development Project
4. Total Teaching Weeks (Per Semester) 15
5. Admission & Examination weeks per semester 2

Evaluation Pattern:

Courses Internal Evaluation External Evaluation
Core Courses 50% 50%
Foundation Courses 100% NA
Elective Courses 100% NA
Core Electives Courses 50% 50%
Project Work 50% 50%
  • Passing percentage in Internal and External Evaluation is 40 % each. The components of the internal evaluation will be communicated by the institution at the beginning of the semester.
  • External Evaluation will consist of University Examination to be conducted by GLS University.

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Contact Details

BCA Programme
Faculty of Computer Applications & Information Technology
GLS Campus, Ellis Bridge,
Ahmedabad: 380006
Phone: 079-26447638, 8128386240, 8238775309, 9408644540
Email: admissions@glsica.org, glsbca@glsuniversity.ac.in
Website: www.glsufcait.org