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BCA-MCA Program

This is an integrated BCA-MCA Program, which provides a sound academic and skill base in cutting-edge Information Technologies and applications, from which a career in IT can be developed. Interested students can also pursue PhD on completion of the program.


Five years


Pass in 10+2 or its equivalent (any discipline) with aggregate 40% and above.

Final year 10+2 students awaiting results may also apply.


From 5th semester, students are exposed to elective courses in their respective field of specialization. These elective courses provide an understanding of the specialized focus fields.

Award of Degree:

Students who successfully complete the Program will be awarded the ‘Master of Computer Applications’ Degree by the University subject to University regulations.

Program Structure

The Program consists of 60 courses (excluding labs), covered in ten semesters spread over five years. Students are also required to do Internship / Project after completion of first year.

Year I
Semester-I Semester-II
  • English Language Skills
  • Mathematics – 1
  • Computer System Architecture and Microprocessor Programming
  • Computer Programming –I (using C)
  • Business Communication
  • Computer Programming-I (Using C)
  • Information Technology TrendsI
  • Principles of Management
  • Environment Studies
  • Mathematics - II
  • Object Oriented Programming using Java
  • Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting
  • Operating Systems (with UNIX Lab)
  • Probability & Statistics
Year II
Semester-III Semester-IV
  • Business Communication
  • Data Structure and Algorithm
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Management System (Oracle & SQL-Server Labs)
  • Web Technologies and Web Design
  • Multi-Media Technologies
  • e-Commerce and m-Commerce
  • Computer Oriented Numerical Methodology
  • ASP.Net Programming
  • PHP Programming with My SQL
  • IT Infrastructure Management and Cloud Computing
  • Generic Open Elective
Summer Internship
Year III
Semester-V Semester-VI
  • Software Engineering-I
  • Data Communication and Computer Networks
  • Business Analytics and R-Programming
  • Discipline Specific Elective I
  • Discipline Specific Elective II
  • Discipline Elective-III
  • Software Engineering-II
  • Python Programming
  • Smart Device Programming
  • Discipline Specific Elective IV
  • Discipline Specific Elective V
  • Discipline Specific Elective VI
Summer Internship
Year IV
Semester-VII Semester-VIII
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Management Information and Decision Support System
  • Discipline Specific Elective VII
  • Discipline Specific Elective VIII
  • Optimisation Techniques
  • Advanced Java with J2EE
  • Computer Graphics
  • Advanced Computer Architecture and Parallel Processing
  • Discipline Specific Elective IX
  • Discipline Specific Elective X
  • Enterprise Wide Information Systems
  • Cyber Security
Summer Internship
Year V
Semester – XI Semester – X
  • Web Analytics and SEO
  • Block Chain Technology
  • Discipline Specific Elective XI
  • Discipline Specific Elective XII
  • Career Development
  • Project
  • Discipline Specific Elective XIII
  • Discipline Specific Elective XIV
  • Data Privacy and Cyber Laws in India
  • Digital Transformation of Business
  • GIS and Satellite Image Processing
General Open Electives: Entrepreneurship, Health and Happiness.

Discipline Specific Electives:

can be selected from the following areas: Database Area: Parallel and Distributed Database Systems, Database Security and Administration, Spatial Databases, SQL and Database Applications.Systems Area: Advanced Operating System, Embedded Systems, Compiler Design, Unix/Linux System Administration; Programming Area: Programming using C#, Programming using C++, HTML5 Programming. Software Engineering Area: Software Testing and Quality Management, Software Design Patterns, Software Project Management. Inter Disciplinary Area: Image Processing, Bio-Informatics, Neural Network Computing, Robotics. Business Solutions Area: InsureTech, HR Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Management Accounting, Investment Banking & Financial Services, Payment Systems, Tally


The Admission Modalities are with reference to the campus-based BCA-MCA Program offered by the ICFAI University, Jharkhand. The medium of instruction is English.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Pass in 10+2 or its equivalent (any discipline) with aggregate 40% and above..

Duration :

5 years

Admission Criteria:

The selection of applicants into the Program is made through screening of application and interview. While evaluating students for admission, due weightage is given to their academic distinction, awards in sports/cultural events, debates, quizzes and other extra co-curricular activities.

Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of payment of first semester fee. The original certificates will be returned after verification. The admission decision will be communicated after the interview process.

How to Apply:

Students interested can apply by any one of the following methods:

A.Online Application

Applicants can apply online by filling up the Application Form available at www.iujharkhand.edu.in and make payment of Rs 500 towards the cost using Credit / Debit Card (Visa / Master Card / Internet Banking) through secure internet payment gateway. Applicants applying online should upload their passport size color photograph while filling the Online Application. The Prospectus will be sent to such applicants.

B.Download of Application Form

Applicants can fill their details online and download the Application Form from www.iujharkhand.edu.in and send it to the Admissions Office along with the Demand Draft of Rs 500 towards the cost of the application in favor of “The ICFAI University, Jharkhand - Fee Collection A/c” payable at Ranchi.

C.Fill the Application Form.

Applicants can fill in the application form and send it to the Admissions Office.


The applicants are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Admission.

  • Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the Application Form.
  • Fill the Application Form in Capital Letters.
  • Provide all the available information under appropriate sections.
  • Make sure to sign the Application Form (in case the application is not filled-in online).
  • Retain a photocopy of the completed Application Form.
  • Enclose DD for Rs 500 drawn in favour of “The ICFAI University, Jharkhand - Fee Collection A/c” in case the application was downloaded from the University website OR receipt for Rs 500 in case it was purchased from the University.

Attested Copies of Certificates

Applicants have to enclose self attested copies of the following certificates.

  • Date of Birth Certificate/Class X Certificate.
  • Marksheet of Class X / Class XII / Intermediate / Degree (as may be applicable).
  • Domicile Certificate (if applicable).
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities.

Submission of Application Form:

The completed Application Form for Admission should be submitted at:

Admissions Office
Campus: The ICFAI University, Jharkhand,
#2065, Daladali Chowk, Simalia, Near Ring Road,
Ranchi - 835 222, Jharkhand.
Ph: 072570-04501 to 504.
E-mail: admissions@iujharkhand.edu.in
Website: www.iujharkhand.edu.in

City Office: The ICFAI University, Jharkhand,
#315/B, First Floor, Road No. 3, Ashok Nagar,
Ranchi - 834 002, Jharkhand.

BCA-MCA Program Fee
Program Admission Fee Rs. Semester Fee Rs. Caution Deposit Rs.
Domicile Non - Domicile
BCA-MCA 5,000 25,000 28,000 5,000

Note : Applicants in their final year of Qualifying Examinations also can apply for all regular programs

Caution Deposit :

Students are required to pay a Caution Deposit as mentioned in the table above along with the first semester fee. It will be refunded without interest and after adjusting for dues, (if any), to the students on completion of the respective program.

Remittance :

All payments should be made by way of Demand Draft in favor of “The ICFAI University, Jharkhand - Fee Collection A/c” payable at Ranchi, Jharkhand.

Bank Account Name The ICFAI University, Jharkhand - Fee Collection A/c
Type of Account Current Account
Account Number 50200000250955
Bank Name HDFC Bank
IFSC Code HDFC0000150

The following details should be provided to the University by the students on remittance of fee through NEFT:

Student Details Remittance Details
Name of the student: Name of the Bank:
Application No. / Enrollment No. IFSC Code:
Program / Batch: UTR No.
Fee details Bank Acknowledgement of NEFT Form
Mobile No.
Merit Scholarships

Following are the details of the Merit Scholarships, offered by The ICFAI University, Jharkhand.

A. Merit Scholarships based on past academic record:

Percentage of marks achieved in qualifying examination will decide the amount of scholarship. Scholarship amount can be adjusted in the Semester I fee payable.

Performance in Qualifying Exam Scholarship amount
(% of semester fee)
Marks in %CGPA
>= 90% >= 9.9 50%
>= 80% and <90% >= 8.8 and < 9 .9 40%
>= 70% and <80% >= 7.7 and < 8.8 30%
>= 60% and < 70% >= 6.5 and < 7.7 20%

B. Merit Scholarship in Semester II to last semester:
Based on previous semester performance (GPA) Scholarship amount (% of semester fee)
Top 5% of the class 50%
Next 5% of the class 30%

Note: Terms and Conditions for the award of the Merit Scholarship will be specified in the Student Handbook.


Admission Calendar for BCA-MCA Integrated
Events Important Dates
Last Date for Submission of Completed Application Form June 29, 2020
Interview and Admission Decision July, 2020
Last Date for Payment of Admission Fee August 04, 2020
Registration August 04, 2020
Commencement of Regular Classes August 05, 2020

This is an integrated BCA-MCA Program, which provides a sound academic and skill base in cutting-edge Information Technologies and applications, from which a career in IT can be developed.



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Plot No. 2065, Daladali Chowk, Simalia, Near Ring Road, Ranchi-835222.