Duration: 3 years (six semesters)/4 years (eight semesters)

Eligibility: Class XII passed or equivalent. Lateral entry to the 2nd year can be taken after a 3-year diploma

Bachelor of Computer Applications is a programme that is structured to provide the practical or applied aspects of computer science. It aims at providing problem solving and technical skills that are ethical and socially relevant. The programme includes not only technical courses but also life skills, work ethics, human values, communication skills etc. that focus on the all-round development of the student.

Students may take up any of the following specialisation courses:

  1. Web Technology: for students who want to excel in web application development using various programming languages like C#, PHP, Java, and various other web designing tools and techniques.
  2. Hardware and Networking: for students seeking a career in designing, building, and maintaining of computer networks, computer hardware, and peripheral equipment.
  3. Mobile Applications: In addition to all the mandatory subjects of a conventional BCA programme, this specialisation offers an in-depth practical know-how of developing mobile applications with emphasis on Android.
  4. Animation and Multimedia: This specialisation is designed to provide an industry-based curriculum and instruction in digital arts, multimedia, and computer animation.


Specialization from the fourth semester


course description


1st year

1st & 2nd Semester

1st year

1st & 2nd SemesterProvide the key scientific, mathematical and 

Basic Competencies

2nd year

3rd & 4th Semester

Learn how to program in different programming language, manage database and exploring one’s area of interest.

Core Competencies and Electives

3rd year

5th& 6th Semester

Implement software engineering concepts in the real time situation.

Specialization and Real Time Applications

Course of study
The BCA program focuses on providing good theoretical background, industry-oriented education to meet the demand of the Information Technology of SME, Large Enterprises and also developing entrepreneurial graduates.

  • Theoretical knowledge: Lectures, Demonstration, Group discussions, Assignments, Case studies.
  • Practical knowledge: Laboratory, Project works, Industrial visits, Presentations, Seminar, Workshops and other experiential activities.


JOB Prospects
• Project manager
• System analyst
• Web designer
• System Integration technician
• Web developer
• Webmaster
• Data warehousing technician
• Software testers
• Android developer
• Data Entry operator
• Information system manager
• Database administrator
• Computer operator
• System administrator
• Networking professional
• PC assembler/ technician
• Technical support executive
• Network/System administrator
• Graphics designer
• Game developer

This course is offered in :-

Department of Information Technology,
Martin Luther Christian University,
Dongktieh, Block 1, Nongrah, Shillong-793006.