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Amrita AHEAD Online BCA Degree program is offered by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the 7th best university in India, and is backed by an industry-aligned curriculum and experienced faculty

The Online BCA at Amrita AHEAD is a 3-year undergraduate online degree course designed to equip students with necessary professional skills in the area of computer science.

Deadline: May 10, 2024

Online BCA degree in India provides a sound academic base from which an advanced career in computer applications including the latest developments in the industry can be developed.

The online BCA Programme also carries out the required analysis and synthesis involved in computer systems, information systems and computer applications.

BCA Course trains students on relevant industry certifications in emerging and important areas such as Machine learning, Cybersecurity, Networking, Distributed computing, Blockchain, IoT, etc.

The online BCA course follows an industry-aligned curriculum which makes the student job-ready.


Industry-Ready Training.

Interact with International (Germany, USA) and National Artificial Intelligence specialists on course modules and industry-led projects with 50+ case studies.

Industry-relevant specializations.

  • Data Science & Analytics
  • Systems and Networks (CISCO Certified Network Associate)
  • Cyber Security & Applications
  • Mobile Application & Full Stack Dev. Skills
  • Virtual & Augmented Reality
  • Cloud Computing

Industry Certifications.

Training for

  • CISCO Certified Network Associate
  • Optional elective EC-Council Certified Security Specialist (ECSS)
  • Optional PenTest+ (Plus) Certification | CompTIA

Mentored industry-relevant projects (Final Semester).

In areas of Machine Learning, NLP, Computer Vision, Deep learning, Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing & Distributed Computing, BlockChain, IOT.

Online Practical Virtual Labs.

From CISCO Academy, Amrita.

Job Prospects.

We have over 94% students placed, many in core Artificial Intelligence and Data Science companies. Our BCA alumni have won awards, gone abroad for higher education and for jobs.

World Class Faculty

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Dr. Prema Nedungadi

Associate Dean, School of Computing, Amritapuri | Director, AmritaCREATE | National Coordinator, C20 India, Education & Digital Transformation Working Group
Qualification: Ph.D

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Dr. Jyothisha J. Nair

Vice Principal & HoS, School of Computing, Amritapuri | Professor, School of Computing, Amritapuri
Qualification: B-Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Dr. Swaminathan J

Associate Professor, School of Computing, Amritapuri | Chairperson, Department of CSE and AI, School of Computing, Amritapuri

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Ani R

Asst. Professor, School of Computing, Amritapuri | Chairperson, Department of CSA, School of Computing, Amritapuri | Head, Statistical Cell and IQAC, Amritapuri
Qualification: BSc, MCA

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Dr. Manjusha Nair M.

Assistant Professor (Sl. Gd.), Vice Chair, CSA (AHEAD CS Programs) School of Computing, Amritapuri
Qualification: BSc, MCA, MSc, Ph.D

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Jayasree Narayanan

Assistant Professor (Sr. Grd.), School of Computing, Amritapuri
Qualification: BSc, MS

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Dr. Sandhya Harikumar

Assistant Professor (SG), School of Computing, Amritapuri
Qualification: M.Tech, Ph.D

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Mr.Binu PK

Assistant Professor (Sr. Grd.), School of Computing, Amritapuri
Qualification: BSc, MSc

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Geethalekshmi V.

Asst. Professor, School of Computing, Amritapuri
Qualification: BSc, M.Tech, MSc

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Jayashree Nair

Assistant Professor (Sr. Grd.), School of Computing, Amritapuri
Qualification: BSc, M.Tech

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Dr. Simi Surendran

Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.), School of Computing, Amritapuri
Qualification: B-Tech, BS, M.Tech, Ph.D

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Dr. Thushara M.G.

Assistant Professor (Sr. Grd.), School of Computing, Amritapuri

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Raji Ramachandran

Asst. Professor, School of Computing, Amritapuri
Qualification: M.Tech, MCA

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Sonu P.

Assistant Professor(Ad-Hoc), School of Computing, Amritapuri
Qualification: BSc, MSc

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Krishna S.

Faculty Associate, School of Computing, Amritapuri
Qualification: BSc, MSc

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Vineetha

Faculty Associate, School of Computing, Amritapuri
Qualification: B-Tech

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Dhivvya J. P.

Asst. Professor, School of Computing, Amritapuri
Qualification: B-Tech, M.Tech

Online Bachelor of Computer Application – BCA
Anu Prabha R. S.

Faculty Associate, School of Computing, Amritapuri
Qualification: BSc, MSc

Bachelor of Computer
Application Degree

Earn a prestigious UGC entitled degree from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, the fourth-best University in India.
Per the UGC regulations, Online degrees at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels shall be treated as equivalent to the corresponding awards of the degrees at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels offered through conventional mode.

Join a growing global network of accomplished Amrita online BCA alumni.

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Course Curriculum

Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, case studies and projects.

Semester 1
Course Title
Communicative English -1
Foundations of Applied Mathematics – Part I
Principles of Management
Computer Essentials
Problem Solving and Algorithmic Thinking
Problem Solving and Algorithmic Thinking Lab
Semester 2
Course Title
Professional Communication
Foundations of Applied Mathematics – Part II
Database Management System
Object Oriented Programming using Java
Operating System and Computer Architecture
Database Management System Lab
Object Oriented Programming using Java
Semester 3
Course Title
Discrete Mathematics
Data Structures and Algorithms
Computer Networks
Elective A
Elective B
Data Structures and Algorithms Lab
Computer Networks Lab
Semester 4
Course Title
Distributed Systems
Web Application Development
Software Engineering
Elective C
Elective D
Web Application Development -Lab
Semester 5
Course Title
C# and .NET Framework
Advanced Java and J2EE
Mobile Application Development
Elective E
Elective F
Advanced Java and J2EE Lab
Minor Project
Semester 6
Course Title
Elective G
Elective H

Minimum Eligibility for Online BCA

Candidates must have an aggregate minimum of 45% marks.

  • Candidates must have passed 10 + 2
  • Candidates who have passed a 3-year diploma can also apply

Candidates with work experience will have an added advantage for admissions.

Online BCA Course Duration

Minimum 3 years
Maximum 6 years

Electives

 Introduction to VR Programming
Game programming
3D interaction design and 3D models for virtual reality
Cross platform game development
Designing human computer interfaces
Augmented Reality for Marketing and Business Integrations
 Introduction to VR Programming
Game programming
3D interaction design and 3D models for virtual reality
Cross platform game development
Designing human computer interfaces
Augmented Reality for Marketing and Business Integrations
Cloud Computing Foundation
Parallel & Distributed Data Management
Modelling & Simulation
Bioinformatics
 Representation Learning
Pattern Recognition
Information Retrieval
GPU Architecture & Programming
 Multimedia and Graphics
Semantic Web
Algorithm Analysis
Compiler design
Programming Essentials in Python
Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials
Enterprise Networking, Security and Automation
Introduction to IOT
Essentials of Cyber security

The Amrita
Accreditations & Rankings

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Government of India accredited our University with the topmost ‘A++’ grade. The Schools under the aegis of Amrita University have over 108 programmes in disciplines as diverse as Biotechnology, Engineering, Management, Medicine, Dentistry, Ayurveda, Pharmacy, Nanotechnology, Communication, Arts & Science and Education, providing our students with outstanding training in our several campuses across multiple states. Needless to add, this multi-disciplinary character of our University facilitates a laudable synergy within our midst greatly enabling us all to derive maximum benefit from the expertise of each other. The Amrita AHEAD programs are WES-accredited in the United States and Canada.
Amrita ranked 7th Best University in India- NIRF, Govt. of India

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No 1 Private University in India
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WES accredited
NIRF Ranking 02 iqac
Govt of India, 2023, 7th best university in India
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No 1 International Faculty in India
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NAAC A++ Grade

Online BCA Admission Process

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Placements

Data is based on on-campus information

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infosys 2
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payoda 1
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Wipro
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cts 1
ericsson 1
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Job Titles

  • Data Scientist
  • Health Care Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Web Developer
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Project Manager
  • Big Data Analyst
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International University Partners

Go Global with our International Programs: Student Exchange program, Study Abroad Program and 3+1+ x Integrated Masters Program

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Online BCA Course Fees*

Per Semester Fee: INR 25000, Total fee (per semester fee*6 semesters): INR 150000

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Fee per semester*

₹25,000

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Scholarships

Up to 100%

Scholarships available for eligible candidates

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* Registration fee -Rs. 500

*Examination Fee -Rs.2500 Per Semester

*If you are a foreign national, please email ahead@amrita.edu / ahead@onlineamrita.com

Students Testimonials

Ajitha BCA
Ajitha
Online BCA

I searched on the internet for an online course to study from home. I found Amrita Ahead along with some other online programs. I researched everything and found the “Online BCA Program. My experience with Amrita has made me a better version of my present self. Learning in Amrita has made me develop a lot of self-discipline and an urge to get out of my comfort zone to improve myself as an individual. I’m grateful for being a part of the Amrita Family and growing along with it.

Anirban Bhadra BCA
Anirban Bhadra
Online BCA

I had been searching for online BCA degree programs for a long time, and after thorough research on the web, I learned about Amrita AHEAD. What attracted me the most was the industry-ready certifications that came along with the course. At Amrita, industry experts and professors conduct guest lectures and workshops regarding new technologies. Truly, Amrita AHEAD is India’s best Online education platform for upcoming BCA students looking forward to a bright career.

Asarudin A BCA
Asarudin.A
Online BCA

It has been a truly invaluable learning experience through the online platform offered by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. As for the assistance, feedback, and general help of the teachers and our advisor, I found it excellent. Aside from the course plan, Amrita Ahead is constantly releasing the most recent webinars by experts to help students understand current situations and challenges. After multiple college dropouts, I believe that Amrita Ahead is always a good place to broaden my knowledge. always positive and motivating.

Ayesha BCA
Ayesha
Online BCA

Amrita never disappoints! It has become an emotion other than an institution for me. I was fortunate to follow my dreams through Amrita’s Online BCA program. The faculty’s tremendous efforts in making each Online session fruitful and interactive have enhanced our academic and interpersonal skills. Being at a global university, Amrita Ahead allowed me to meet people worldwide and learn new things from them. I will always treasure the memories of Amrita.

Bharat Jadhav
Bharat Jadhav
Online BCA

As a UI/UX designer and developer with more than 3.5 years of experience, I started looking for the finest online BCA course for me when I wanted to gain additional technical knowledge. The ideal learning environment is created by AMRITA AHEAD’S online lectures in conjunction with live sessions. The lecturers at AMRITA Ahead are incredibly helpful in resolving even the slightest of our doubts. I hope to continue learning since my education at AMRITA has helped me become more disciplined in my life.

Mohit Sai BCA
Mohit Sai
Online BCA

I’m Mohit Sai, as being specially abled student, I needed an extra attention for my online degree and to my surprise, Amrita Ahead were able to clarify my doubts. The syllabus is very easy to digest for everyone. Amrita Ahead Faculty are friendly and helpful. My fellow mates are very helpful and very supportive.

Sruthi Jeyachitran BCA
Sruthi Jeyachitran
Online BCA

The knowledge and skills I’ve developed through my study with the Online BCA have made me competitive and have increased my confidence as a biostatistician. I felt overwhelmingly supported as a student in Amrita Ahead Online BCA program.

Frequently Asked Questions

About Program

Is this degree BCA programme UGC Recognised?

Yes, it’s recognised by UGC and is equivalent to any other degree offered by UGC.

What is the duration of online bca degree in india?

Candidates can either complete the course in a minimum span of 3 years or in a maximum span of 6 years.

How will you conduct the online BCA program?

For working professionals, we have built tremendous flexibility in the program allowing up to 6 years to earn your degree, allowing for self-paced, anytime learning.

• Reading materials and video lectures will be uploaded into our learning management system

• Every week, there will be a live interactive session with faculty to clear doubts and they will also be recorded and posted

• There will also be a discussion forum to encourage peer learning. Faculty and teaching assistants will also participate in these discussion forums and help with the overall learning experience. Practice quizzes will be given every week so that you are continuously preparing for exams.

What is the format of the online BCA course?

Each course will be in 4 quadrants, fully following the UGC guidelines.

1) Quadrant-I is e-Tutorial; which shall contain: Video and Audio Content in an organized form, Animation, Virtual Labs, etc, along with the transcription of the video.

2) Quadrant-II is e-Content; which shall contain; self-instructional material (digital Self Learning Material), e-Books, case studies, presentations etc, and also contain Web Resources such as further references, Related Links etc.

3) Quadrant-III is the Discussion forum for raising of doubts and clarifying the same by the Course Coordinator

4) Quadrant-IV is Assessment, which shall contain; Problems and Solutions, which could be in the form of Multiple Choice Questions, Fill in the blanks, Matching Questions, Short Answer Questions, Long Answer Questions, Quizzes, Assignments and solutions.

How are the exams conducted in Online mode?

Examinations are conducted as per the new regulations through the Online Technology Enabled Proctored mode.

Will the online BCA degree be equivalent to Conventional degree offered by Amrita?

Yes. Per the UGC regulations, Online degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level shall be treated as equivalent to the corresponding awards of the degrees at undergraduate and postgraduate level offered through conventional mode. The following things will be mentioned on the backside of the degree and mark sheets – Mode of delivery; Date of admission; Date of completion.

Do you offer interactive sessions with the faculty?

Yes, every week, for every course, there will be a live doubt clearing session with the faculty, typically for about an hour. These sessions will also be recorded and available for watching later.

In order to accommodate working professionals, these sessions will be held on weekends or after working hours.

What are the job prospects?

Network Administrators, Software Architect, Web Developer, Data Scientist, Software Engineer

What are the electives available for this BCA programme?

Cyber Security, Architecture and Deployment of Secure and Scalable WAN, Client Server Computing, Embedded Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning Management, Knowledge Management, LAN Switching and Advanced Routing, Micro Processor Systems, Multimedia and Graphics, Social and Professional Issues in Computing, Soft Computing, Systems and Network Administration, Computer Graphics, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Data Mining and Cryptography and Cyber Security

What are the documents to be uploaded during the application process?

• Study at your own pace
• Learn Anytime Anywhere
• UGC approved programs
• Equivalent to on-campus programs
• World-class learning environment
• Experienced faculty from India and abroad
• Course Mentors
• Career Assistance
• Courses Co-developed with Industry
• Hands-on Laboratories, Practise Sessions
• Industry Projects
• Interactive Sessions with Industry Experts
• Opportunities to Pursue Dual Degree with International Universities
• Multiple Industry Certifications

What are the documents to be uploaded during the application process?

• 10th
• 12th/Diploma certificate
• Passport size photograph
• Aadhar card

Are there industry certification courses in every semester?

Industry certification courses are offered from the third semester. We have networking courses offered by CISO, courses offered by & Security courses offered by compTia. You can choose according to your area of interest.

What is the time Per day each student needs to spend to complete the online BCA degree within 3 years?

4 hrs per day would be adequate, 20-22hrs per week: for students who are working professionals.

Can I take this course after a BA degree, say English or economics?

The content is developed for such students also. If you are not sure about joining, look at the first week’s content and the assignments which are available free on the web site. You can try the assignments. This is available for every course. Go through that before making a decision.

I am a homemaker with an MCA degree, away from studies for more than 20 years. Do I need to do any other course as prerequisite?

No other course is needed to join this course. Recommend starting from the foundation course level.

ADMISSION PROCESS

What is the eligibility criteria for online bca degree in india?
Candidates must have an aggregate minimum of 45% marks.

 

12th or equivalent.

Any Undergraduate student or Diploma students aspiring for Business Computer Applications

Students with Foreign Education: Certificate of Equivalence from Association of Indian Universities is needed. This is required by any student with a Foreign Education who wishes to apply to an Indian University. Please refer to

https://aiu.ac.in/

Is there an admission fee ?

Yes, there is a registration fee of Rs. 500.

How do I apply for an online BCA program?

It is a simple and easy process. You need to fill out our application form in order to apply.

Please click on the following link to apply:

https://admission.onlineamrita.com/

How do I contact you ?

You can contact us via Email, Call or WhatsApp. You can also chat with us through the chat window present on our website.

Email: ahead@amrita.edu / ahead@onlineamrita.com

Mobile: 8590007473

Whatsapp: 8590007473

We are always here to help you and make your journey as easy as possible.

I am an International Student, can I also apply for an online BCA program?

Yes, International Students are welcome. Students with foreign education can also apply. Certificate of Equivalence from Association of Indian Universities is needed. This is required by any student with a foreign education who wishes to apply to an Indian University. Please refer to

https://aiu.ac.in/

What is the Refund Policy of Amrita AHEAD Online Degree Program ?

We follow UGC Regulations for Refunds:

  • 15 days or more prior to the admission closing date-100% refund*
  • Within 15 days prior to the admission closing date-90% refund
  • Within 15 days after the admission closing date-80% refund
  • 15 days after the admission closing date-50% refund
  • 30 days after the admission closing date-No refund

*A processing fee of Rs.1000 will be deducted

Contact Us

Please note: The above contact details are only for Amrita AHEAD- Amrita’s Online programs. For on-campus queries, please contact the number listed here: amrita.edu/admissions (044-462 76066).

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