- Eligibility Criteria
- Admission Procedure
- Fee structure
- Schedule of Term
- Faculty of BCA
BCA-Bachelor in Computer Applications is a 3 year degree course affiliated to Goa University, and was introduced from the academic year 2001-2002.The core objective is to produce employable IT workforce that will have sound knowledge of IT and Business fundamentals that can be applied to develop and customize solutions for small and medium enterprise(SMEs).
This Course combines the study of Commerce, Accounts and Computer Application and is fully integrated way to be able to meet the requirements of the emerging world of trade, commerce and industry. This course is innovatively designed by the Goa University, synthesising knowledge, skills and hands on experience. As such the course is designed to be highly oriented in respect of wage as well as self employement.
Any candidate who has passed the XII standard examination in any stream from Goa Board of Secondary &
Higher Secondary Education or equivalent is eligible for admission to the first semester.
A candidate shall be selected based on a selection test as prescribed by Goa University from time to time.
The selection test shall test the general aptitude, logical reasoning and analytical abilities and basic arithmetical skills of the candidate.
A candidate admitted for Semester-I shall be deemed eligible for admission to Semester-II.
A candidate securing minimum passing grade of D or above in each of the courses of Semester-I and SemesterII is eligible for admission to Semester-III.
In addition to above, those candidates who secure F grade after the Supplementary examination in maximum
four courses (theory as well as laboratory) out of all the courses that were offered in Semester-I and SemesterII shall be eligible for admission to Semester-III and Semester-IV.
A candidate admitted for Semester-III shall be deemed eligible for admission to Semester-IV
A candidate securing minimum passing grade of D or above in each of the courses of Semester-I to Semester-IV
is eligible for admission to Semester-V.
A candidate admitted for Semester-V shall be deemed eligible for admission to Semester-VI.r-VI
- Duly filled Application Form
- Anti-Ragging Undertaking Form.
- Xerox copy of marksheet of HSSC / Equivalent examination.
- Original Copy of H. S. S. C. Leaving Certificate
- Attested photocopy of Caste Certificate issued by a competent authority (if applicable)
- Eligibility Certificate (in original) issued by Goa University (for those students who have passed std XII or any other equivalent examination through any other recognized Board other than Goa Board if applicable)
- Six copies of recent passport size photographs
- Six copies of recent passport size photographs
- Undertaking for attendance
- i. There shall be both an In-semester element and an End- semester element in the evaluation of the performance of candidates for every course, each carrying equal weightage of 50%.
- ii. In-semester evaluation is to be carried out during the course of instructions within the normal lecture periods.
- iii. Marks secured and wherever applicable the answer scripts of all the internal assessments of In-Semester Evaluation shall be shown to the candidates within 15 days of conduct of the assessments.
- iv. End-semester evaluation is to be conducted at the end of every semester.
- v. Supplementary Examinations for F.Y(Semester I, II), S.Y(Semester III, IV) of B.C.A is to be conducted once in a year before the commencement of the fresh academic year.
- vi. Examinations for candidates who fail to obtain the minimum D grade in the T.Y(Semester V and VI) of B.C.A shall be conducted as per the schedule prescribed by Goa university from time to time for the B.A /B.Sc/ B.Com programmes.
- vii. Examinations for candidates who fail to appear for the T.Y(Semester V and VI) End-semester examination of B.C.A shall be conducted as per the rules and schedule prescribed by Goa university from time to time for the B.A / B.Sc / B.Com programmes.
- End-semester examination
- A candidate shall be eligible to appear for the End- semester examination of a theory or laboratory or Project course provided he/she satisfies the minimum attendance rules framed by Goa University.
- In addition to above, a candidate should have answered the prescribed In-semester evaluation components(class tests, assignments, quizzes, etc.) of the respective course.
- The following candidates shall be eligible to appear for supplementary examination:
- i. A candidate who did not appear in the End-semester examination of some or all the papers of the
- odd/even/both semesters on medical grounds or for representing the college/University/State/Nation in cultural or sports or NCC/NSS activities.
- ii. A candidate who did not appear in the End-semester examination of some or all the papers of the odd/even/both semesters only under very special circumstances, provided that the Principal is satisfied.
- iii. A candidate who has failed to obtain the minimum grade of D required for passing the course.
- In-semester Evaluation
- i. Internal evaluation shall be conducted in continuous manner in the form of regular assignments/quizzes and class tests.
- ii. Out of maximum 50 marks, at least 30 marks shall be evaluated by conducting two class tests. If two or more colleges desire to have the same question paper in any of the subjects for these class tests, a common paper may be set by the teachers from the concerned colleges. Assessment shall be done at the college by the faculty who taught the concerned course.
- iii. A faculty member may conduct extra class tests to allow those candidates who were unable to appear for the regular class tests in genuine cases.
- End-semester Evaluation
- i. Evaluation consists of an examination for 50 marks of 2 hour duration.
- ii. The question paper setting, conduct of examination and assessment for Semester I to Semester IV shall be done by the teachers of the respective colleges. If two or more colleges so desire they may have a common question paper.
- iii. The question paper setting and conduct of examination for Semester V and Semester VI shall be done by the University. Assessment of End semester examination for Semester V and Semester VI shall be done centrally
- iv. The pattern of question paper(s) to be set for the End- semester examination and the scheme of marking shall be decided by the Board of Studies.
- In-semester Evaluation
- i. Internal evaluation shall be conducted in continuous manner in the form of regular assignment submissions and laboratory tests.
- ii. Out of maximum 50 marks, at least 30 marks shall be evaluated by conducting one or more laboratory test(s) during the semester.
- iii. A faculty member may conduct extra laboratory tests to allow those candidates who were unable to appear for the regular laboratory tests in genuine cases.
- iv. A record of work done in the form of laboratory journal (could be an e-journal) has to be maintained by every student.
- End-semester Evaluation
- i. The evaluation consists of an End-semester examination of 50 marks of 3 hour duration conducted by the college.
- ii. The End-semester examination includes a laboratory examination and a viva-voce which shall be jointly
- conducted by an internal and external examiner.
- iii. The course instructor shall act as the internal examiner.
- iv. Paper setting and assessment of Laboratory courses at Semester – I to Semester – IV shall be done internally by the teacher teaching the paper/course preferably along with another teacher from the same department.
- v. External Examiners shall be appointed for the Laboratory Course examination at Semester V and Semester VI in accordance with the University Ordinance OB-4 from the panel of examiners approved by the Academic Council. However, paper setting and assessment shall be done jointly by the external examiner and internal these two semesters.
- i. Evaluation of Project work shall be done at the end of sixth semester.
- ii. Evaluation for 50 marks shall be done by the project guide based on the record of work done and quality of work done.
- iii. The evaluation by external examiner shall be for 50 marks consisting of an oral viva-voce and demonstration for 30 marks conducted in the presence of Project Guide and 20 marks for the Project Report.
- iv. External Examiners shall be appointed for the Project work assessment at Semester VI from the panel of examiners approved by the Academic Council in accordance with the University Ordinance OB-4. Assessment and grading shall be done jointly by the External Examiner and the Internal Examiner/Guide.
- i. In-semester evaluation for 25 marks and End-semester evaluation for 25 marks shall be made.
- ii. In-semester evaluation shall be done by the Instructor by conducting minimum one class test of minimum 10 marks & one or more practical assignments, presentations, quizzes during the semester.
- iii. End-semester examination of 1 hour duration shall be conducted. Paper-setting and assessment shall be done by the college Instructor.
- iv. Acandidate has to secure minimum D grade.
- v. The grade obtained in Environmental studies will be considered for the purpose of calculating Semester Performance Index (SPI)/Cumulative Performance Index (CPI).
- vi. Degree shall not be awarded unless a candidate passes these courses.
- vii. Candidate who has not secured D grade shall re-appear only for the End-semester examination until he obtains a D grade Supplementary Examination
- i. During the Supplementary Examination, the candidate shall answer only the End-semester component. The In- semester marks are carried forward.
- ii. There should be at least 15 days period between the date of declaration of the Even semester examination results and the conduct of Supplementary examinations.
- iii. The result of the supplementary examination is to be declared preferably before the commencement of the new academic year and in no circumstances after the last day of admissions, so as to enable a candidate to enroll for the higher class after passing the course.
- iv. The candidates who do not obtain the minimum grade of D after the supplementary examination shall reappear for the End-semester course assessment till they obtain minimum D grade required for passing.