As we all know that with liberalization in India, there came a revolution in the field of Information Technology sector also. With the growing demand of professionals in the IT sector, more and more colleges and universities are coming up to offer IT as a subject. New avenues such as the BPO (business process outsourcing), PPO (People to people Outsourcing) and KPO (knowledge process outsourcing) sectors along with the customary sectors helped the IT industry to gain the tremendous growth. It has been observed that in the past few years, people have been leaving their jobs in other engineering streams to join the software bandwagon. But, the challenge of overcoming the demand and supply gap of software professionals still exist.

BCA is a new age degree course in the field of computer applications. The duration of the course is normally three years. After completion of the BCA course, students can opt for masters or they can even try for job opportunities.

Type of Jobs after BCA:

After completion of BCA course, one can explore jobs like designing software such as operating systems, networking control systems, business applications and computer games. After canvassing a user’s needs, computer applications software engineers work on producing computer applications, software and focused utility programs. BCA graduate is also taught different programming languages such as C, C++, Java & Python during the tenure of the graduation. After designing a software program, the design is converted into instructions for the computer to follow by the computer programmers. Further, these instructions are coded using the various programming languages.

Career prospects:

After successfully completing BCA, a student can:

  • Start their career as programmers and grow to that of senior programmers.

  • Get into an entry level job in the field of IT or ITES.

  • Be into software development & designing in companies.

  • Help in Training & Development of other employees in a company.

  • Work as system administrator in big corporate companies.

Due to huge competition, chances of getting into a good college offering BCA course is very limited. Therefore, it is advisable to start preparing for the various entrance examinations as soon as you get free from your boards.


A fresher after completing his BCA will start at a package of around Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 15,000 and can go to a maximum of Rs. 20,000 a month.

It gets better with knowledge and experience. Also, if you complete your masters after BCA course, then there is huge scope of growth in terms of packages and company with which you start your career.

In case of any dilemma about career prospects after BCA, we request you to visit a nearest SmartPrep center and get the counseling regarding preparations for various entrance examinations.

Happy to help you always!

SmartPrep Team

Scope of Bachelors of Computer Application

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