Bachelor of Computer Applications

Specialization in Data Science

Categories : UG

Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) is a three-year degree program which imparts an in-depth knowledge of computer applications, information technology theory, and programming practice by exposing them to various domains like Python, AI(Artificial Intelligence), Statistics with R, Machine Learning, Data Visualization and Programming Analytics.The courses in this programme are meant to provide possibilities and a means for students to transform themselves into industry in the diverse field of IT experts. Providing Students with the ability to successfully assess and give solutions for data visualization methodologies.

This curriculum allows participants to work as Operations Executives, Database Administrators in IT-enabled service sectors, System Analysts & Data Analysts, Web Application Developers, Software Testing, Consultants, and Network System Developers.

  • Semester 1

    Course Title Credit
    Business English 4
    Introduction to Data Science 3
    Programming for Problem Solving 6
    Data Analysis using Excel 5
    Discrete Mathematical Structures 4
    Total Credits 22
  • Semester 2

    Course Title Credit
    Programming in Java 6
    Data Structures and Algorithms 3
    Data base Systems 6
    Mathematical Foundation 4
    Introduction to Cloud Computing 3
    Total Credits 22
  • Semester 3

    Course Title Credit
    Python Programming 5
    Exploratory Data Analysis 6
    Introduction to AI 3
    Statistics with R 4
    Internship 2
    Total Credits 20
  • Semester 4

    Course Title Credit
    Programming for Analytics 4
    Data Visualization 6
    Machine Learning 4
    Data Pre-processing Techniques 3
    Data Mining & Warehousing 3
    Total Credits 20
  • Semester 5

    Course Title Credit
    Deep Learning 5
    NoSQL 5
    Natural Language Processing
    Big Data Analytics
    RPA – Developer Foundation
    Social Media & Text Analytics
    Reinforcement Learning for AI
    Vision Intelligence
    Mini Project 4
    Total Credits 18
  • Semester 6

    Course Title Credit
    Application Development on Cloud 6
    Design Thinking 4
    Fintech Primer
    Innovation & Entrepreneurship
    Project Work 8
    Total Credits 18

SRM Online Learning Portal: Remote Proctored Examination System (RPES) - Learner's Checklist

  • 1. Examination Mode: Remote Online Proctored Examination only (Theory/Practical/Project). No physical appearance is required.
  • 2. Online Examination Platform: SRM Online Remote Proctored Examination System.
  • 3. Mock test: It will be conducted before every end semester examination for software practice.
  • 4. End semester exam Pattern: Objective Type (MCQs) and Descriptive questions (Essay/Case study).
  • 5. for descriptive questions:  Students need to upload the scanned answer sheet in picture format (JPG) before the exam time gets over into the RPES.
  • 6. Examination Hardware/Software Requirements: Laptop or Desktop with webcam, Windows Operating System, Good internet bandwidth, Mobile or Scanner for scanning answer sheet(s), A4 sheets as per your requirement, pen (blue or black), pencil if required. 
  • 7. e-Answer sheet: Scanned answer sheet (handwritten in A4 sheets) should be uploaded before the exam time ends into the RPES.
  • 8. Authentication: SRMIST ID card and hall ticket / Admit card is mandatory to appear for the exam. 
  • 9. Back Paper(s): Learners can appear for Arrears / Back papers along with every next semester till the time of maximum number of attempts permitted as per regulation.

For Students with Indian Education

  • 10, +2 (Higher secondary) with mathematics/business maths/statistics/allied mathematics as one of the core subjects (OR) Diploma in Engineering (10+3 / 10+2 +2 pattern) recognized by government/competent authority The minimum percentage of marks / Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) required to be eligible for admission will be prescribed by the Admission committee of DOE.((Minimum aggregate of 50%)
  • At the time of admission process, a candidate should have appeared / passed in the qualifying higher secondary examinations.
  • Applicant must possess enough knowledge and understanding of English Language.

For Students with Foreign Education:

  • Secondary School Certificate (Completing 10 years of formal schooling. Diploma will not be acceptable).
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate (Completing 12 years of formal schooling. Diploma will not be acceptable).
  • Certificate of Equivalence from Association of Indian Universities (required by any student with foreign education to apply in any University in INDIA.
  • Well versed in spoken as well as written English

Equivalent Qualifications to Grade 12:

CBSE, ICSE, GCE A Levels, IB Diploma, WASSCE, STPM, American High School Diploma and others.

Admission Process

Step 1 : Application submission + Upload of

  • Grade sheet upload of 10 and 12 qualifying examination
  • Passport size photograph
  • Aaadhar or other Government recognized identify for Indian nationals
  • Passport (for foreign students)

Step 2 : Selection process

  • Minimum eligibility confirmation in the qualifying examination
  • Multiple selection criteria based on merit list of qualifying examination / entrance test / interview

Step 3: Selection intimation and fee payment

Step 4: Formal enrollment of the program


  • How to apply for the programs?

    The application process for the programs is very simple and student friendly. The student can start the admission process by filling up the application form in
  • When will I get my login credentials for SRM Online Learning Platform?

    After successfully completing the admission process by submitting the required documents and fee, fulfilling the requirements of eligibility criteria for the programme.
  • What is SRM Online Learning Platform and how to use it?

    SRM Online Learning Platform is a software application that handles all aspects of the learning process in an electronic environment. It’s a framework for documenting, managing, tracking, reporting, and delivering of electronic educational technology courses or training programmes.
    SRM Online Platform uses a robust LMS to deliver online courses and enhance on-campus courses. The functionality of the Learning Management System includes course content delivery, student registration and administration, scheduling & tracking, assessing & resulting, reporting and resource & performance management.
  • What all information is there in the SRM Online Learning Platform?

    SRM Online Learning Platform includes course content delivery, student registration and administration, scheduling and tracking, assessing and resulting, reporting and resource & performance management.
  • Why do I choose your online program?

    • The QS World University Rankings ranked SRM Institute of Science and Technology 301–350 in Asia in 2020.
    • SRM Institute of Science and Technology ranked 29 among engineering colleges in India.
    • The curriculam is made by the subject matter experts and it will be updated at regular intervals.
    • Immersive E-learning experience through SRM IST canvas (LMS)
    • Interactive classes throughout the course time.
    • SRM IST provides best high standard professional course content to the students.​
  • What do you mean by four quadrant?

    The Learning materials (Four Quadrant Approach, UGC online Regulation 2018) are delivered through Learning Management System (LMS), called as SRM online learning platform. The unit wise continuous assessment (designed using blooms taxonomy) is conducted online in the LMS on adaptive basis as per the requirement of the course.
    • Quadrant-I i.e. e-Tutorial that shall contain - Video and Audio Contents, animation, simulations, virtual labs.
    • Quadrant-II i.e. e-Content that shall contain - Portable Document Format or e-Books or Illustration, video demonstrations, documents and interactive simulations, wherever required.
    • Quadrant-III i.e. Web Resources, that shall contain - Related Links, Open Content on Internet, Case Studies, Historical development of the subject, Articles.
    • Quadrant-IV i.e. Self-Assessment, that shall contain – MCQ, Problems, Quizzes, Assignments and solutions, Discussion forum topics and setting up the FAQ, Clarifications on general misconceptions.
  • Can I access the e-content on my mobile phone?

    Yes, you can log into the website on your mobile phone and access data as per your convenience. Moreover, you may download the mobile app and enjoy learning.
  • Can I record online lectures?

    In case a student is not able to attend online lectures, the recorded video of the lectures will be made available in Learning Management System.
  • Is there a way through which I can talk to a faculty in case I have a doubt?

    The student can chat with the faculty during online lectures by using the chat window. In case of a doubt, the student can post it as a query in the learning portal for the faculty and the faculty responds to it within 48 hours.
  • How do I get assignment questions?

    Assignment questions of each subject are uploaded on the student portal.As the learning progresses week wise/unit wise, the continuous assessment will be popping in the SRM Online Learning Portal of the respective login
  • How are the exams conducted in online mode?

    Examinations are conducted as per the new regulations through the Online Technology Enabled Proctored mode. The exam pattern comprises of internal and external assessments. The weightage is as follows: Internal(assignments) 30% and External (end-term examination) 70%.
  • Do you offer placement assistance?

    Yes, we offer placement assistance. Read More
Programme Tution fee per semester in INR
BCA 21,500

NOTE: In addition to the tuition fees, the Exam fees for the semester and fees for certificates will be charged separately

Duration : 3 Years

Credit : 120

Course Language : English


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