Ignou BCA Course

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BCA course in INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY (IGNOU) is established in 1985 by an Act in parliament. Since then Ignou is giving its quality and effective Education.

Ignou University is one of India’s University which has an Overseas branch also. Ignou is one of the…(internal link to ignou page.)

IGNOU offers various courses and programs in which BCA (Bachelor of Computer Application) is one of the most famous courses.

The Ignou BCA course offers various opportunities to the developing buds (students) to achieve their potential with this course.

Ignou BCA (Bachelor of Computer Application) helps the student to understand the computer in Basic to Advance level. Students can explore the world of computer software engineering in various fields such as DMS (Database Management System) and Web programming, etc.

Ignou BCA Course includes all those topics that will help the student to outgrow their thinking. Ignou BCA Course also includes some personality development programs within it such as Communication skills.

In the below-mentioned table, the prospective student will get an idea about the ignou BCA course structure.

Important Note:- 

In the Ignou BCA (Bachelor of Computer Applications) course the prospective candidates at the time of seeking admission have to choose credits respectively.

WHAT are Credits??

In Ignou BCA Course students have to select the course structure which has some Credits in the table given below the last column will tell you the Credits of the courses.

IGNOU BCA Syllabus

First Semester

Course Code Course Name Credits
FEG-02 Foundation course in English-2 4
ECO-01 Business Organization 4
BSC-011 Basics in Computer and Pc Software 3
BSC-012 Arithmetic’s 4
BSCL-013 Computer Lab (practical) for software development* 2

Second Semester

Course Code Course Name Credits
ECO-02 Accountancy 4
MCS-011 Problem Solving 3
MCS-012 Assembly Language Programming 4
MCS-015 Communication Skills 2
MCS-013 Discrete Mathematics 2
BCSL-021 C Language Programming Practical 1
BCSL-022 Assembly Language Programming PPrcatical 1

Third Semester

Course Code Course Name Credits
MSC-021 Data and Files Structures 4
MCS-023 Introduction to Database Management Systems 3
MCS-014 Systems Analysis and Design 3
BCS-031 Programming in C++ 3
BCSL-032 C++ Programming Lab 1
BCSL-033 Data and File Structures Lab 1
BCSL-034 DBMS Lab 1

Fourth Year

Course Code Course Name Credits
BCS-040 Statistical Techniques 4
MCS-024 Object Oriented Technologies and Java Programming 3
BCS-041 Fundamentals of Computer Networks 4
BCS-042 Introduction to Algorithm Design 2
MCSL-016 Internet Concepts and Web Design 2
BCSL-043 Java Programming Lab 1
BCSL-044 Statistical Techniques Lab 1
BCSL-045 Algorithm Design Lab 1

Fifth Semester

Course Code Course Name Credits
BCS-051 Introduction to Software Engineering 3
BCS-052 Network Programming and Administration 3
BCS-053 Web Programming 2
BCS-054 Computer Oriented Numerical Techniques 3
BCS-055 Business Communication 2
BCSL-056 Network Programming and Administration Lab 1
BCSL-057 Web Programming Lab 1
BCSL-058 Computer Oriented Numerical Techniques Lab 1

Sixth Semester

Course Code Course Name Credits
BSC-062 E-Commerce 2
MCS-022 Operating System Concepts and Networking Management 4
BCSL-063 Operating System Concepts and Networking Management Lab 1
BCSP-064 Project 8

Based on credits students have to choose their respective courses.

Ignou BCA Courses is up to date because of the Ignou authority the course will be changed as the requirements of industries changing.

So no need to worry about the quality content.

Why IGNOU BCA in 2020?

Ignou BCA offers a wide variety of credentials as mentioned above in the table. A student who is seeking admission in the Ignou BCA course will enjoy the Ignou side by side programs.

As Ignou BCA Course will give a clear picture of the industry’s requirement to the students, the course will be changing every few years so to keep up to date the student in this fast-changing world.

The student also gets the benefit of communication, accountancy, business, and Foundation of English courses include in the Ignou BCA Course.

This will help the student to become a future Entrepreneur.  

The student also needs to understand that the Ignou BCA course is tuff, as the IT sector is changing very rapidly. The student has to learn and grow their potential on their own because we can’t decline the fact that Ignou is an Open University. So the students have to do their academics on their own. The classes will always be there for the student but in the limited time, it can be a problem/doubt solving class. The student will get much more advantage as the students outgrow and can start the side by side internship so as to cover the course fees and get practical experience.

The student can easily crack the interview if they are doing side by side work on projects and doing an internship in some companies.

The chances of getting a job after completing the course will increase.

Ignou also offers MCA it is beneficial also for the students because students can complete this Ignou MCA course by doing their job.

Students should understand Programming in a computer needs a lot of years and hard work to reach the level where a student can get a high pay scale job.

Ignou BCA Course Criteria 

The Ignou BCA Course has the following Criteria



it means a student can complete and get the degree of BCA 

in a minimum of 3 years period or a maximum of 6 years of period.

COURSE FEES is around Rs: 36,000

it is total course fees that have to be submitted in installments/semester wise.

Eligibility is that students should have passed the class 10+2.

The course will be in English Language.

IGNOU BCA Admission Process

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) gives the opportunity to the students to take admission in IGNOU BCA Course twice a year.

There will two session 

  • January
  • July

Students can apply in these two periods for the admission in Ignou BCA Course.

There are two modes of seeking admission in Ingou BCA Course

Offline and Online.

1. In the OFFLINE Admission process, 

The student has to visit the regional center with the documents mentioned below with the demand draft of Rs 250/-(dd) in favor of Ignou.

The Ignou regional center will provide the form and it has to be filled correctly with Documents mentioned below. And the form has to be submitted to the Ignou Authority.

2. In the ONLINE Admission process, 

The student has to visit the ignou official website www.ignou.ac.in.

from there the student can get the Ignou BCA Course form.

The student has to fill the form on the ignou website with all the documents mentioned below.

The student has to fill the form correctly if there is any fault and the student has submitted the form the fee will not be refundable and the details can not be altered.

Once the form is filled then the student has to submit the form with registration fees of Rs 250*/- if transaction charges will not apply by your bank.


After submitting the form take the print out of the receipt.

Documents for Ignou BCA Course are required as follow:-

Candidates who are willing to take the Ignou BCA Course are required to fill the form with these documents

  • Aadhar card
  • Phone number
  • E-mail Id
  • Photograph 
  • The academic certificates ( class 10, class 12 and bachelors degree, etc)
  • Work Experience Certificate
  • Soft copy of Signature (in the online mode of form submission)

Just in case if the form applied by offline mode the hard copy is needed (obviously photocopy of original documents) otherwise in online mode you have to apply with a scanned copy of the original documents (soft copy). 

You should apply this form with the registration fees Rupees 250/-*

by debit card, in case online transaction charges will apply* or in offline only need 250/- rupees this time.

Documents specification is

Candidates who are applying through online mode of form submission 

are requested to upload the scanned copy of documents

such as Photograph, Signature and other documents, etc.


Documents should not be blurred otherwise the application form will be rejected. Make sure the scanned copy is not blurred.

Scanned Documents Size Format

Photograph 10 kb – 200 kb. JPG/JPEG

Signature 4 kb – 30 kb. JPG/JPEG (make a table of it)

For admission related information contact: Student Support Centre

Ph. 011-29572513

Email: [email protected]


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