Bachelor of Computer Applications


BCA is an undergraduate program where students get ample exposure to various areas of computer application including the latest developments to keep pace with the industry. The course has been designed to empower the participants with quality education focusing on innovation, entrepreneurship and bench-marked management techniques. The program is affiliated to HPU Shimla and was introduced in 2008 at our college.

Program Objective

The primary objective of this program is to provide a foundation of computing principles and business practices for effectively using/managing information systems and enterprise software. It helps students analyse the requirements for system development and exposes students to business software and information systems. This course provides students with options to specialize in legacy application software, system software or mobile applications.


There are wide-ranging options for the graduates who have completed BCA ranging from Software Engineering and Development, Hardware and Networking, Research and Development, Services and Application Support, etc. Students get easily captivated in organizations at entry-level positions like Trainee Programmer, Software – Tester, Analyst, Engineer, Administrator, DBA and Programmer.

Careers Options

Government: Many government information technology companies and government like BHEL, NSDL, MTNL and BSNL are hiring BCA graduates.

Private: Several reputed companies like TCS, Wipro, Infosys,Tech Mahindra, Convergys are recruiting BCA graduates.

Also students at Dronacharya College get a chance to Earn while Learn Wipro WASE program gives an opportunity to do M.Tech. degree from BITS pilani along with Job where student gets stipend upto Rs. 23000/- per month.


For Admission

Department: Computer Science

Course Commence In: June

Course Duration: 3 Years

Total Seats: 60

HOD: Mr. Rajesh Singh Rana

Phone: +91 80910 32055


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Bachelor of Computer Applications

Teaching Methodology

Learning methodology emphasizes contemporary information and knowledge, personal and professional skill development, student - driven methodology, thinking and articulation, peer learning and leadership development.
Live Project training: After receiving the additional technical training students work throughput the semester on real life projects using the new technology and theories. This helps the students in implementing their knowledge and learning.
Workshops: Workshops on educational skills, personality development and practical training in different areas.
Educational Tours: Visit to Educational/Historic places to enhance educational prudence of the students and broaden their knowledge base.
Industry Exposure: Industry field trips are organized for students to help them understand how the big industries and companies. The students get a real exposure to the work culture, tools and technologies used by various companies and industry.
Mentor System: Counseling and guidance session to help students in solving personal and academic problems.
Preparing for competitive examination: With increasing competition among students, entrance examinations have become a transparent and dependable method. A professional approach has been taken while providing coaching to the candidates. Highly knowledgeable and experienced Resource Persons for Common Aptitude Test , Management Aptitude Test & Common Entrance Test have been engaged for BBA & BCA students.
Emphasis on English language: The study of English language in this age of globalization is essential. Communicating in English is essential for one’s professional growth. So, we at Dronacharya emphasize to speak in English in campus which is mandatory for all.
Parent’s Engagement: We believe parents play an important role towards the overall development of a child, so from time to time we keep conducting parent’s teacher meetings and keep them updated through SMS, letter with our curriculum and system.
Action Research: Dronacharya College undertakes action research in educational, emotional, vocational problems as to facilitate better understanding of the students and their problems.

Course Curriculum

The detailed course outline for BCA program is given below which is subject to any change by the Board of Studies approved by Academic Council & executive council of Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. Bachelor of Computer Application is three years under graduate course spread over six semesters. Fee and Funds for Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) Rs. 46,800 annually University Charges as per existing rule of HP University, Hostel Fees Rs. 55,000 annually.


BCA0101 Mathematics-I

BCA0102 Applied English

BCA0103 Computer Fundamentals

BCA0104 C Programming

BCA0105 Office Automation Tools

BCA0104(P) C Programming Lab-I

BCA0105(P) Office Automation Tools Lab-II


BCA0201 Mathematics-II

BCA0202 Communicative English

BCA0203 Digital Electronics

BCA0204 Data Structures

BCA0205 Data Base Management System

BCA0204 (P) Data Structures Lab-III

BCA0205 (P) Data Base Management System Lab-IV


BCA0301 Mathematics III

BCA0302 Business Practices and Management

BCA0303 Computer Organization

BCA0304 Object Oriented Programming with C

BCA0305 Desktop Publishing and Designing

BCA0304 (P) Object Oriented Programming with C Lab-V

BCA0305 (P) Desktop Publishing and Designing Lab-VI


BCA0401 Personnel Management

BCA0402 Accounting

BCA0403 System Analysis and Design

BCA0404 Internet Technology

BCA0405 Programming in Visual Basic

BCA0404 (P) Internet Technology & Web Page Design Lab-VII

BCA0405 (P) Programming in Visual Basic Lab-VIII


BCA0501 Operating System

BCA0502 E-Commerce

BCA0503 Management Information System

BCA0504 Technologies

BCA0505 Computer Oriented Statistical Methods

BCA0504 (P) Technologies Lab-IX

BCA0505 (P) Computer Oriented Statistical Methods Lab-X


BCA0601 Computer Networks

BCA0602 Numerical Methods

BCA0603 Multimedia Technology

BCA0604 Computer Graphics

BCA0605 Software Engineering

BCA0604 (P) Computer Graphics Lab-XI

BCA0606 Major Project