Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA): An Applied Science Program into a New Direction?

Educational Quest: An Int. J. of Education and Applied Social Science: 8(3), 1-9. New Delhi Publishers, ISSN: 0976-7258

14 Pages Posted: 27 Feb 2018

See all articles by Prantosh Paul

Prantosh Paul

Raiganj University

P. S. Aithal

Srinivas Institute of Management Studies

Date Written: December 30, 2017

Abstract

Information and Communication Technology plays a leading role in the development of many facets. Computing and allied educational programs may be treated as a vital source for the development of computerization and digitalization of all kinds. India a nation of ‘developing’ tag needs improvement in the manpower development segment and training. Universities are playing a leading role in building knowledge products, promotion of research & development affairs. As far as Computing and IT areas are concerned in India most popular branches are Computer Science, Computer Application, Information Technology etc. The programs are available with Science platform and also Technology/ Engineering platform. Indian education segment needs much improvement in skill integration into the curricula. A major study found that there are very less differences between Computer Science, Computer Application, and Information Technology curricula. The present study is focused on private universities and highlights the core of Computing programs at Bachelors levels (other than Technology degrees i.e. BE/BTech). The study highlights private university distribution in the Nation with references to emerging skill based Computing degrees as well.

Keywords: Information Systems, Informatics, Manpower development, Computing, BCA Degree in India, Knowledge Economy

Suggested Citation

Paul, Prantosh and Aithal, P. S., Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA): An Applied Science Program into a New Direction? (December 30, 2017). Educational Quest: An Int. J. of Education and Applied Social Science: 8(3), 1-9. New Delhi Publishers, ISSN: 0976-7258. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3119002

Prantosh Paul

Raiganj University ( email )

Yogesh Bhawan; S/O Santi Ranjan Biswas; Ashok Pall
Near Asha Cinema Hall; P.O.+ P.S. Raiganj
Raiganj, West Bengal 733134
India

P. S. Aithal (Contact Author)

Srinivas Institute of Management Studies ( email )

Srinivas Campus
Pandeshwar
Mangalore, Mangalore 575001
India
9343348392 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.srinivasuniversity.ac.in

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