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WHY UPES

  • 16 Years of experience in nurturing students into leaders.
  • 150 + specialized programs aimed at making specialists.
  • Unmatched global exposure with free 4-week study program in Berlin or Vancouver.
  • Free access to 3900+ global courses from top institutes with Coursera.
  • 94% placement record*.
  • Industry alliances with IBM, Microsoft, Xebia, L&T, Tata Power, CISCO & more, offering placements and industry expertise.
  • Unique Alumni Offerings with placement support up to 5 years, funding and workspace support.
  • First Indian University to be awarded QS 5 Stars for Academic Development and also rated 5 Stars for Employability, Facilities and Program Strength.

SCHOLARSHIP

25% Scholarship for Girl Students

25% scholarship will be offered on tuition fees of complete program duration for all girl students taking admission in any of the UG or PG programs for 2020 intake.

Up to 100% merit based scholarships

Scholarship will be offered to students securing an aggregate of 80% marks in class X & XII & 80% marks in CBSE/ ICSE / State Examination Board.

E-Learning - Learning Never Stops

  • 11000+ Students Attending Online Classes
  • 150+ Masterclasses with Industry Experts till Date
  • 2300+ Online Internships
  • 85% of graduating students completed exams online

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WHY STUDY BCA AT UPES SCHOOL OF COMPUTER SCIENCES

830+Students placed last year*

100%Placements last year*

190+Recruiters on Campus last year*

*Placement statistics refer to the number of students who have opted for and are eligible for placements

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BCA COURSESWITH SPECIALIZATION

About BCA courses

UPES offers two distinct BCA specialisations in IoT and Banking technology that can allow students to pursue successful careers in the global technological and Fintech domain. Both BCA course specialisations last for 6 semesters or 3 years. In spite of specialised disciplines, the courses have customised curriculums that can help students switch career domains to other technological disciplines if they wish to do so.

Both the BCA courses are offered under the UPES School of Computer Science in association with Oracle which is a major technological giant. The courses are also accredited by the University Grants Commission of India. Here are further details of the BCA courses at UPES

BCA Internet of Things (IoT) in Academic Collaboration with Oracle

The BCA Internet of Things programme at UPES can allow students to become a part of the rapidly developing IoT industry. In fact, as per the Gartner List, IoT will account for more than 25 billion device connections throughout the world by the end of 2020.

The course focuses on core computer and IT subjects such as SQL fundamentals, programming and data structures, computer languages such as JAVA and Python, and UNIX and Linux essentials. The USP of the course are the IoT electives that provide a practical experience of the industry.

BCA Banking, Financial Services and Insurance in Academic Collaboration with Oracle

Banking and finance industries are one of the pioneer domains that have incorporated technology early on to create a new domain called Fintech. The BCA Banking, Finance and Insurance program at UPES allows students to pursue technical careers for banking giants like HSBC and Citi Bank.

This BCA specialisation has subjects such as Banking terms and structures and Universal Banking Lending in addition to technical subjects like operating systems and web application development. This program has a mandatory practical project requirement that allows students to gain practical experience of the banking sector even before their graduation.

Who is the BCA course for?

The BCA programme is suitable for students with an interest in computer science who wish to pursue a career in the technological industry. Both the BCA specialisations at UPES are the perfect outlets for them to demonstrate their scientific curiosity, analytical thinking and innovativeness.

The BCA course can also be appropriate for students wishing to continue their technical education with postgraduate degrees like Master of Computer Applications (MCA) or Master of Technology (M.Tech) in different technological disciplines such as computer science, IT or database administration. The BCA program at UPES can also be the right start for a successful career in artificial intelligence or analytical sciences.

Internet of Things *

Duration : 3 years

Seats : 80 Only

Banking, Financial Services and Insurance *

Duration : 3 years

Seats : 80 Only

LIFE AT UPES

ADMISSIONS

Eligibility Criteria

50% marks in class 10th and 12th with Mathematics / Computer Science / Information Technology as one of the main Subject in Class 12th.

Selection Criteria

Technical Interview

BCA Admission Process at UPES

The Bachelor of Computer Applications programme from the UPES University is a highly technical bachelor’s course that can allow students to take advantage of booming technological domains across the world. Unlike a B.Tech programme from UPES, a BCA degree can directly launch you into the technical field in a shorter amount of time.

Studying a BCA programme at UPES can allow you to work for leading technological companies like Dell, Boston Analytics, SAP, Welspun, Microsoft and Amazon. UPES University is also the first Indian university to be awarded the QS Five Stars Global Rating for employability in 2016. 

Eligibility criteria for BCA Admissions

Students aiming for an admission into the BCA course at UPES should be able to fulfill the following BCA eligibility criteria.

  • Applicants should possess a minimum aggregate of 50% in their secondary (X) and higher secondary (XII) exams.
  • Applicants should have Mathematics/ Computer Science/ Information Technology as a mandatory subject in grade XII.

Admission Procedure for enrolling in BCA degree in 2020

The BCA admission process at UPES is very straightforward and simple. Interested applicants need to fill an application form online and submit it along with their photographs. The applications are scanned meticulously, and the shortlisted candidates are invited for a technical interview round.

After the technical interview, the selected students are invited to take admission into the BCA courses. The students awaiting the results of their senior secondary exams are provided with a provisional offer letter. It should be noted that a provisional offer letter is not the final acceptance and can be retracted if the students fail to bring the required aggregate in their XII exams.

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Specialisation at UPES comes bundled with global opportunities

    1. 50% fee waiver* for PG courses - tution fee waiver for postgraduate studies
    2. Study overseas* for free, for 4 weeks (pay only for travel & stay)
    3. Two Professional Courses* from AWS, IBM, Tableau.

* Terms & conditions apply

Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 75% in 10th & 12th

Scholarship Percentage (%) – Only Tuition Fee for 1st semester & Number of Seats

  • 50% waiver for 1st semester tuition fee on 5% seats in each program

Disclaimer: Only one category of scholarship can be availed by student, Multiple scholarship to one candidate will not be granted

Scholarships for BCA students

To encourage the admission of hardworking and bright students, the university offers scholarships for all the students with a minimum aggregate of 75% in their secondary (X) and higher secondary (XII) exams. The eligible candidates would receive a waiver of 50% on the tuition fee for the first semester of the program. This scholarship is reserved for only 5% of the total number of seats available in each course specialisation.

  • Access to free 3900+ global courses on Coursera
  • Design Thinking powered by IBM
  • AI and ML experience

Entrance test for BCA courses

There are no in-house entrance examinations conducted by UPES for admission into BCA courses at present. There is however a technical interview round after the application submission which might require students to solve technical numerical questions on the spot. Subsequently, all admissions are processed on the basis of the eligibility criteria and the performance of the students in the technical interview round.

Fees structure

The BCA course fees can be classified into two different categories—the academic fees consisting of the tuition and academic service fees. The structure of the BCA admission fees for academic services is outlined in the table below for all the semesters of both the course specialisations.

Semester number Tuition fee amount (Rs) Academic service fee amount (Rs) Total amount (Rs)
1 43, 500 14, 500 58,000
2 43, 500 14, 500 58,000
3 46, 750 15, 500 62,250
4 46, 750 15, 500 62,250
5 50, 250 16, 500 66,750
6 50, 250 16, 500 66,750

The 2nd category includes other miscellaneous costs such as personal development fee or convocation fee. Here are the different fixed miscellaneous costs in addition to tuition and academic service fees.

  • Academic computing fee of Rs 3,200 per semester
  • Medical Insurance fee of Rs 500 payable at registration
  • Training and certification fee of Rs 22,500 payable by second semester
  • Personal Development Program fee of Rs 7,500 payable at registration
  • Refundable security amount of Rs 20,000 payable at registration
  • Convocation fee of Rs 1,500 payable by the second last semester
  • Additional levies and taxes charged by the Central/ State/ Local /Overseas authorities as and when applicable

All the information regarding the fees can be also be acquired from the BCA admission page of the UPES website.

Career Opportunities

What are the career opportunities available with a BCA degree?

The BCA course qualification at UPES can brighten the career prospects for its graduates in a number of IT and computer science disciplines from robotics, artificial intelligence or financial technology or Fintech. In fact, from the previous BCA batches of UPES, more than 630 students were placed with over 190 national and international recruiters with a 100% placement rate.

BCA students from UPES can venture into different domains such as application architecture, app development, database designing, banking consultancy and database architecture. Some of the interesting career roles in the domain include software consultants, database administrators, computer systems analysts, quality assurance managers and network engineers.

Reasons

Reasons to study BCA in 2020

The UPES University boasts of world-class academic infrastructure and highly trained technical faculty who can accordingly guide students in their career paths. With rapid advancements in technology, a general shift from manual labour to automated operations globally, and booming computer science industry, 2020 can be the best time to start a career in the technological space with a BCA from UPES.

In addition, the industry partnerships of UPES with software employers can help students get excellent internship opportunities with reputed companies. The students also get free access to more than 3800 courses on Coursera, an introduction to Design Thinking by IBM and strong foundation in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.

As a BCA student from UPES, you can also get an opportunity to study for 4 weeks in Berlin and Vancouver if you can afford the travel and lodging costs apart from taking advantage of professional courses from IBM, Tableau and AWS. UPES also provides 50% scholarship on select postgraduate courses at partner institutes in Europe, UK, Canada and the USA if you wish to do your master’s degree abroad.

FAQS

The BCA course from UPES can also be appropriate for students wishing to continue their technical education with postgraduate degrees in different technological disciplines such as computer science, IT or database administration.

The BCA courses at UPES have customised curriculums that can help students switch career domains to other technological disciplines if they wish to do so.

The eligibility for BCA course scholarships at UPES includes a minimum aggregate of 75% in their secondary (X) and higher secondary (XII) exams.