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BCA - Bachelor of Computer Applications


This Programme is approved by University Grants Commission.

Bachelor of Computer Applications at Garden City University is a 3-year undergraduate programme. The course is designed to bridge the gap between IT industries and the institution by incorporating the latest developments into the curriculum. Our University has an excellent group of dedicated faculty and experts from the IT industry, guiding you. An exclusive and well- equipped lab for the department provides hands-on training in various fields of computers. You will also be trained in various simulators to improve your knowledge in the field of technology.

Through our Computer Application programme you will gain an in-depth understanding of computer-based information systems in the IT hub of India, Bangalore. Bangalore provides the highest opportunity for graduates of Computational Sciences and IT. The first two years of the course focus on programming, computer systems, databases, software engineering and logic. The third year includes a project implementing a sophisticated piece of software.

Key benefits

  • Reputation for good teaching in a student friendly environment.
  • GCU has excellent facilities for the sole use of the department
  • This programme is in Professional Association with– Indian Society for Technical Education and Computer Society of India. This certifies that our programme is competent to strengthen the foundations of the students with the foundations enabling a career in computing or information systems.
  • Develops an understanding of the Application of Computing and Domain Knowledge
  • Joy of Learning is the principle guiding strategy for all courses at GCU.
  • GCU employs the ARM pedagogy method which fuels ambition in the student, provides ample resources to excel and continuous mentoring for the students to achieve their goal.
  • We train you to Professionally Do and Scientifically Know.
  • Most recent technologies included in Syllabus
  • Mini-Projects have been included to develop professional programming skills
  • Embedded grooming of professionals aimed at better placement.
  • Successful graduates are highly placed in varied organizations including banking, finance, management and major software houses.

Our Computer Application programme will provide you with a thorough understanding of the domain of computer-based information systems such as to make you industry ready. In the first four semesters, you will study areas such as C Programming, Digital Electronics, Database Management System, C++, UNIX and LINUX Programming, JAVA Programming and Dot Net. In the last two semesters, you will undertake Software Development, Mobile App Development, and project which involves the implementation of a sophisticated piece of software based on your particular interest.

To encourage the innovative ideas of the students, we organize Seminar “TEC’AFE”, where each student get equal opportunity to portray their research skill and come out with their innovations. Guest Lectures and workshops by Industry professionals give the students a hands- on-training of the industry.

Course Structure

Semester I

  • Problem Solving Technique Using C (Theory and Practical)
  • Digital Computer Networks- I
  • Information Systems and its Applications (Theory)

  • Ability Enhancement Courses
  • Environmental Studies (Theory)

  • Skill Enhancement Course
  • Communicative English (Theory)
  • Information & Communication Technology (Theory)

  • Generic Elective Course
  • AI for Everyone (Theory)

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Semester II

  • Web Technology (Theory and Practical)
  • Data Structures (Theory and Practical)
  • Digital Computer Networks-II (Theory and Practical)

  • Ability Enhancement Courses
  • MIL English
  • MIL Kannada
  • MIL Hindi

  • Skill Enhancement Course
  • Speaking Kannada

  • Generic Elective Course
  • Multimedia (Theory)

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Semester III

  • Unix Programming(Theory and Practical)
  • OOPs using C++(Theory and Practical)
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design(Theory and Practical)

  • Skill Enhancement Course
  • Research Methodology (Theory)

  • Generic Elective Courses
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

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Semester IV

  • Java Programming (Theory and Practical)
  • Programming with PHP and MYSQL (Theory and Practical)
  • Software Engineering & Project Management (Theory)
  • Computer Networks (Theory)

  • Skill Enhancement Course
  • Multimedia & Animation (Theory)

  • Generic Electives
  • Web Technology (Theory)

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Semester V

  • Internet of Things (IOT) (Theory and Practical)
  • Programming in Python(Theory and Practical)
  • Data Science and Analytics (Theory and Practical)
  • Cyber Security and Ethical Hacking (Theory)
  • Enterprise Resource Planning(Theory)
  • Artificial Intelligence(Theory)
  • Embedded Systems(Theory)
  • Distributed Computing (Theory)
  • Cloud Computing (Theory and Practical)

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Semester VI

  • Internship
  • Major Project and Dissertation

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The School of Computational Sciences and IT consists of faculty members who are experts in Artificial Intelligence Systems, IOT, Planning, Bioinformatics, Software Modelling, Networking and several other specializations. The School encourages research activities amongst students. All years of our programme are kept under constant review to impart the best and updated education to the students.

Programme Prospects are as follows:

  • Analyst Programmer
  • E-Disclosure Specialist
  • Financial Software Developer
  • Information Security Consultant
  • Software Developer
  • Senior Software Engineer
  • IT Consultant
  • Post Doctoral Research Associate
  • Few have gone on to study MCA postgraduate degree.

Community activities

You are expected to participate wholeheartedly in various academic and community life, making the most of the opportunities available to you.


You are encouraged to be active in varied extra-curricular activities and enjoy participation in areas such as sport, traveling, outdoor activities and community work.

Paid or voluntary work

Although we do not require applicants to have been in paid or voluntary employment, we welcome applications from those who can manifest diligence and ability to prioritise by being employed in work alongside their studies.

Fee structure for the Academic year 2021-22

Programmes Course Duration 1st Instalment 5 Subsequent Instalments
BCA 3 years 25000 60000

1st Instalment 5 Subsequent Instalments
$ 500 $ 900

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Application status : Open

Duration : Three years

Study mode : Full-time

Entry Requirements : Pass in 10+2 / Equivalent with minimum of five subjects

Fee structure 2021

1st Instalment 5 Subsequent Instalments
25000 60000
1st Instalment 5 Subsequent Instalments
$ 500 $ 900

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Entry Requirements

Pass in 10+2 / Equivalent with minimum of five subjects.

Wherever grading system or any other system is followed for evaluating the performance of the candidate in the qualifying examination, the applicant should ensure that a certificate indicating the percentage of marks obtained has to be submitted through the University / Board last studied. Applicants passing GCE / O / A level examination should have passed 4 + 3 or 5 + 2 subects at the O & A level respectively.

The examination approved by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) only will be considered by the Garden City University, others who have passed the examination which is not in the AIU approved list shall obtain equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities.

About Admissions

"Our graduates believe in Professionally Doing and Scientifically Knowing." Garden City University established under sub section (3) of Section 1 of Garden City University Act, 2013 (Karnataka Act No. 47 of 2013).

The admissions desk here at Garden City University, maintains a pragmatic approach towards prospective students. Our focus is not on quantity of students rather; it’s their willingness to align themselves with our values and belief systems, while maintaining very clear-cut academic standards. The process of applying to the best programmes offered at GCU, is facilitated in an organized and effortless manner by our admissions team, who are always willing to assist you with your queries.

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The legacy of Garden City University comes from the Garden City Group of Institutions established in 1992 and proud of its 45000+ strong Alumni spread across the globe.

The Garden City Group of Institutions has been a home for students from 81 nations to this day and the family is growing...

Please note: The above data need not be misread as that of Garden City University which commenced its operations in 2017; however GCU is a part of the Garden City Group of Institutions established in 1992.

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