BBA in Computer Applications is a 3-year full-time professional credit-based undergraduate course divided across 6 semesters. During the sixth semester, each enrolled student is required to undertake a project
The basic eligibility criterion for pursuing BBA in Computer Applications is a 10+2 or equivalent qualification from a recognized educational Board.
Some of the top entrance tests conducted in India for admission to the course are:
The course is offered at leading Indian institutes such as:
Such graduates are popularly hired in capacities such as:
The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 2 and 3 Lacs.
Successful graduates of the course can expect anything between INR 2 to 6 lacs as annual salary in the industry, increasing with experience and skillset
Tabulated below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Examination Type||Semester System|
|Eligibility||10+2, preferably with Commerce subjects, with a minimum aggregate score of 50%.|
|Admission Process||Merit-based/ Based on counselling after qualification of entrance test.|
|Course Fee||INR 60,000 to 26,000 Lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 2 to 6 Lacs per annum|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Accenture, Aon Hewitt, Aricent, Bajaj, Capital, Biocon, CapeGemini ,CSS Corp, Dell ,E&Y ,Ford, Motors ,Genpact ,Geometric Software ,HCL Technologies, HDFC Bank ,HP, IBM, ICICI ,I GATE, Infosys, Kochar, InfoTech Pvt. Ltd. ,Larsen and Toubro, Logitech, Odessa, Syntel & Wipro, and such.|
|Job Positions||Software Developer, System Programmer, Web Designer, Network Analyst, Test Engineer, Technical Support Engineer, Network Administrator, Quality Assurance, Sales Executive, Research Assistant, Professor, among others.|
The program has been designed to offer eligible candidates specialization in a wide range of computer applications. This programme aims to produce skilled computer professionals, preparing students to face the diverse challenges and opportunities in the IT industry, while at the same time building competence in a particular area of business.
Successful graduates of the course interested in pursuing further studies in the discipline may go for pursuing higher courses such as Masters in Computer Applications (MCA), Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications(PGDCA), and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM), etc.
The program prepares professionals for related career opportunities such as Software Developer, System Programmer, Web Designer, Network Analyst, Test Engineer, Technical Support Engineer, Network Administrator, Quality Assurance Personnel, etc.
The banking sector, central services, and defence services (Air force, Army, Navy), etc. hire such professionals.
The program has been designed to develop entrepreneurial skills among students, to develop academically competent and professionally motivated personnel, equipped with objective, critical thinking, and to provide a sound academic base in Computer Application can be developed. The course’s curriculum integrates both theoretical and practical components of study.
Listed below are some of the top institutes in India that offer the course.
|Name of Institute||City||Average Fees|
|Christ University||Bangalore||INR 4,26,000 (course)|
|Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies [NMIMS University]||Mumbai||INR 20,13,000 (course)|
|Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies [SSCBS]||New Delhi||INR 38,595 (course)|
|Madras Christian College [MCC]||Chennai||INR 83,757 (course)|
|Kristu Jayanti College [KJC]||Bangalore||INR 1,50,000 (course)|
|New Delhi Institute of Management [NDIM]||Delhi||INR 219,900 (course)|
|GIBS Business School||Bangalore||INR 249,999 (course)|
|ICFAI Business School - [IBS], Hyderabad||Hyderabad||INR 5,07,000 (course)|
|Kristu Jayanti College - [KJC]||Bangalore||INR 150,000 (course)|
|Aims Institutes||Bangalore||INR 174,000 (course)|
|GIBS Business School, Bangalore||Bangalore||INR 249,999 (course)|
|Flame University, Pune||Pune||INR 15,39,000 (course)|
|SRM University, Kattankulathur Campus [SRM]||Kanchipuram||INR 260,001 (course)|
|Manav Rachna International University [MRIU], Faridabad||Faridabad||INR 4,62,000 (course)|
|Lovely Professional University [LPU], Jalandhar||Jalandhar||INR 2,97,000 (course)|
|Patna College, Patna||Patna||INR 60,000 (course)|
Listed below are the minimum criteria which candidates interested in pursuing the course are required to fulfil, in order to be eligible to apply for the course.
Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a relevant entrance test, often followed by a round of personal interview, wherein their general aptitude for the course is tested. Admission process generally varies across colleges.
A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s performance at the 10+2 level.
Listed below are some of the top entrance exams conducted in the country for admission to the course.
A semester-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated here.
|Semester I||Semester II|
|Business Communication||Organizational Behavior|
|Principles of Management||Computer Application in Statistics|
|Programming Principles & Algorithms||Procedure Oriented Programming Using C|
|Modern Operating Environment & MS Office||Database Management System|
|Financial Accounting||E-Commerce Concepts|
|Semester III||Semester IV|
|Business Mathematics||Computer Networking|
|Data Structure using C||Programming in Visual Basic|
|Software Engineering||Enterprise Resource Planning|
|Operating System Concepts||Human Resource Management|
|Relational Database Management System||Object Oriented Programming using C++|
|Semester V||Semester VI|
|Dot Net Programming||Software Testing|
|Web Technologies||Recent Trends in IT|
|Object Oriented Software Engineering||Advanced Web Technology|
|Java Programming||Advance Java|
|Software Project - [Based on C++/VB Technology]||Software Project – II [Java/ Dot net Technology]|
Such graduates are skilled in the tools used in the IT industry, and its related sub-disciplines such as Digital Logic, Computer Architecture and Operating Systems, making up the inner workings of the computer system.
Such IT Systems Analysts trouble shoot glitches of the IT world, in job roles such as Web Designer, Network Analyst, Test Engineer, Network Administrator, Quality Assurance Officer, etc.
Such graduates may later pursue advanced courses in the subject such as Masters in Computer Applications (MCA) , Masters in Business Administration (MBA) , Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications(PGDCA) and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management(PGDBM).
Some of the popular professional avenues open to successful graduates of the course are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Pay Scale|
|Software Developer||Software developers design websites, and user interfaces by application of programming skills. Systems Analysts explore and analyze business problems and accordingly design information systems.||INR 4,34,391|
|System Programmer||Systems Programmers devise computer software services, and formulate related codes.||INR 6,02,725|
|Web Designer||Web Designers create attractive websites, develop user interface, with their profile covering all aspects of creating a website. Web designers help create and maintain the look of a webpage.||INR 2,33,558|
|Network Analyst||Network Analysts are responsible for installations such as those in Unix, Linux, & other operating systems. They manage the layout and maintenance of all of a network’s technical components within an organization.||INR 3,60,773|
|Test Engineer||Testers typically possess a good understanding of codes. Testers prepare test scripts and macros, and analyze results which are fed back to the project leader so that the required software fixes can be made.||INR 3,68,148|
|Technical Support Engineer||Technical Support Engineers offer helpdesk-like support, as operations analysts and problem managers. These are the professional troubleshooters of the IT world. Technical Support Engineer work for hardware manufacturers and suppliers, to solve business-related customer concerns.||INR 267,478|
|Network Administrator||Network Administrators are responsible for setting up, administering, maintaining, and upgrading communication systems, local Area Networks (LAN), and Wide Area Networks (WAN) for an organization. They are also responsible for maintaining security, data storage, and disaster recovery strategies.||INR 3,42,023|
|Quality Assurance Officer||Quality Assurance Officers coordinate quality assurance programs and formulate quality control policies. They also work to improve an organization's efficiency and profitability.||INR 4,88,009|
|Sales Executive||Sales Executives are the key point of contact between an organization and its clients. They answer queries, offer service-related advice, and introduce new products. Their work includes organizing sales visits, demonstrating, and presenting products.||INR 3,37,500|
|Research Assistant||Research Assistants are responsible for finding information on multiple levels. They use the internet, surveys, legal documents, and other published research to help collect relevant information.||INR 6,00,000|
|Assistant Manager||Assistant Managers typically manage a group of sales people in retail, or staff in a restaurant, maintaining a level head and excellent people skills.||INR 5,81,461|
|Technical Consultant||Technical Consultants provide expert technical services to develop and implement IT systems for external clients. They can be involved at any or all stages of the project lifecycle, pitching for a contract, refining a specification with the client team, designing the system, and managing part or all of the project.||INR 6,97,008|