BCA Program

BCA Program

  • The BCA program provides a sound academic base in computer skills and applications from which an advanced career in computer applications can be developed.
  • The students get a good conceptual grounding in computer usage and its practical business applications.
  • The BCA Program focuses on various areas of IT and prepares students for a career in the field of IT or pursue MCA or MBA degree programs.
  • The BCA at ICFAI Jharkhand is popular among students from Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Bokaro Steel City, Dhanbad, Deoghar, Hazaribagh, Giridih, Ramgarh, Medininagar, Chirkunda of Jharkhand state, Patna, Muzaffarpur, Bhagalpur, Nawada, Siwan of Bihar state. A small number of current batch students also come from Kolkata, Durgapur, Kharagpur, and Purulia of West Bengal state.

Award of Degree

Students who successfully complete the BCA Program will be awarded the 'Bachelor of Computer Applications' Degree by the University subject to University regulations.

duration Duration

  • 3 Years

eligibility Eligibility

  • Pass in 10+2 or its equivalent with 40% and above aggregate marks in any discipline; Students awaiting final examination results may also eligible to apply.

Program Structure

  • The BCA Program consists of 43 courses (excluding labs) covered in six semesters spread over three years.
  • Students are also required to do Internship Program / Project in Summer term after completion of first year and second year.
Program Structure for BCA
Year I Semester - I
  1. English Language Skills
  2. Mathematics - I
  3. Computer System Architecture with Microprocessor programming (with Lab)
  4. Computer Programming using C and C++ (with Lab)
  5. Digital Skills
  6. Generic/Open Elective – I (Suggested: Principles of Management)
  7. Life Skill-I

Semester - II

  1. Environmental Studies with Disaster Management
  2. Mathematics - II
  3. Object Oriented Programming using Java (with Lab)
  4. Fundamental of Finance and Accounting with FinTech
  5. Operating System (with UNIX Lab)
  6. Generic/Open Elective – II (Suggested: Probability & Statistics)
  7. Life Skill-II


Internship / Project
Year II Semester - III
  1. Business Communication
  2. Data Structure and Algorithm
  3. Web Design (includes CSS, JavaScript, ASP, JSP etc.)
  4. Database Management System
  5. Mobile Computing
  6. Skill Enhancement Course – Elective I (Image Processing)
  7. Generic/Open Elective – III Multi-Media Technologies
  8. Life Skill-III
Semester - IV
  1. E-Commerce and M- Commerce
  2. Python Programming (with Lab)
  3. ASP.Net Programming (with Lab)
  4. PHP Programming with My SQL (with Lab)
  5. Skill Enhancement Course –Elective II (Suggested: IT Infrastructure Management)
  6. Generic/Open Elective – IV (Suggested: Operation Research)
  7. Life Skill-IV
Internship / Project
Year III Semester - V
  1. Data Communication and Computer Network
  2. Artificial Intelligence (with Lab)
  3. Software Engineering
  4. Big Data Analytics and Hadoop (with Lab)
  5. Discipline Elective I (Suggested: Blockchain Technology)
  6. Discipline Elective II (Suggested: Management Information Systems)
  7. Personal Effectiveness and Competencies
Semester - VI
  1. Cloud Computing Technologies
  2. Cyber Security (with Lab)
  3. Smart Device Programming
  4. Discipline Elective III(Suggested: Internet of Things) (with Lab)
  5. Discipline Elective IV(Suggested: Digital Transformation of Business)
  6. Project Work
  7. Life Skill-V
Program structure is tentative, subject to change.

Discipline Electives: A student can choose any four electives from the following courses: Analysis of Algorithms, Android Programming, Blockchain, Computer Graphics, Data Mining, Digital Electronics, Digital Image Processing, Digital Transformation of Business, Discrete Structure, Internet of Things, Management Information Systems, Mobile Computing & Wireless Markup Language, Multimedia and Applications, Numerical Methods, R Programming, RDBMS and SQL programming, Soft Computing, Software Testing Concepts, System Administration and maintenance, Theory of Computation, System Analysis and Design, Data Science/Data Analytics/ Business Analytics, ERP, IT Infrastructure Management, Dot Net Programming (Window Programming) using C#, Remote Sensing, Satellite Image Processing , Computer Graphics, Online Communication and Virtual Reality
Generic/Open Electives: A students can choose any four electives from the following courses: Business Law,Constitution of India,Data ware House and Data Mining,Database Management System using Oracle and SQL-Server,Fundamental of Finance and Accounting
- Tally,Geographical Information System,Indian Heritage,Multi-Media Technologies,
Operation Research,Principles of Management,Probability & Statistics,UNIX Lab
Skill Enhancement Course - Electives: A student can choose any two electives from
the following courses: Arduino Sensors, IT Infrastructure Management, MatLab/ Latex,
Office automation tools, Soft Skills

Electives During the 5th and 6th semester, students are exposed to elective courses in their respective field of specialization. These elective courses provide an understanding of the specialized focus fields.

Fee Schedule

The fee for each program is mentioned in the table below.

BCA Program Fee
Program Admission Fee Rs. Semester Fee Rs. Caution Deposit Rs.
Domicile Non - Domicile
BCA 5,000 30,000 33,000 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.


Fee payments can be made in any of the following modes.

  1. By way of Bank Demand Draft drawn on a Scheduled Commercial Bank in favor of "The ICFAI University, Jharkhand - Fee Collection A/c" payable at Ranchi, Jharkhand.
  2. Through Credit Card or Debit Card at the University. c) Through NEFT, as per the following details:
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.

Fee payment by cash is not accepted.

Any requests for withdrawals, refunds will be processed as per the prevailing UGC Notification, with regard to Refund of fees and non-retention of Original Certificates.

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%

*Remarks: Only if no. of students in the class is 20 or more.
Note: Terms and Conditions for the award of the Merit Scholarship will be specified in the Student Handbook.