Bachelor of Computer Application

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.

BCA PROGRAMME OUTCOMES

After completing the programme, the student will be able to:
  • PO 1: Differentiate between hardware and software resources.
  • PO 2: Analyse complexity of different algorithms which will help in problem solving approach.
  • PO 3: Design various applications using different technologies
  • PO 4: Study business needs and management function and convert it into automated software.
  • PO 5: Develop confidence and self-esteem among the peers.
  • PO 6: Work effectively in teams to design and implement solutions to computational problems.
  • PO 7: Recognize the social and ethical responsibility of professional working the discipline.
  • ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION (OC-67.2)

    Eligibility for admission leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) shall be as follows :-

    OC-67.2.1 Eligibility for Admission to Semester I and Semester II:

    (A) To be eligible for admission to Semester-I of the Three Years course leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA), the candidate should have passed:

    • (i) The Higher Secondary School Certificate (Std. XII) examination conducted by the Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education in any stream, including the vocational stream in the subjects notified by the University from time to time.
    • OR
    • (ii) The Std XII or similar examination of another body equivalent to Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Goa and recognised as such by Goa University.
    • (B) A candidate not covered under any of the above categories but desirous of seeking admission to the said course may apply to the College. However, the Registrar along with the Dean of the Faculty and the Chairperson of the Board of Studies shall decide the eligibility.
    • (C) A candidate admitted to Semester-I shall be deemed eligible for admission to Semester-II.
    • (D) A candidate migrating from another recognized University and desirous of direct admission to Semester-II may be considered for admission provided he/she has cleared/ passed Semester-I examination of that University with those subjects, under CBCS, for which admission is sought.
    • (E) A candidate shall be selected based on an entrance test. The entrance test shall assess the general aptitude, logical reasoning and analytical abilities and basic arithmetical skills of the candidate.

    OC-67.2.2 Eligibility for admission to Semester-III and Semester-IV:

    • (A) A candidate who has requisite attendance for Semester-I and Semester-II and has attended minimum required ISAs of all the courses in Semesters I & II shall be eligible for admission to Semester-III.
    • (B) A candidate migrating from any other recognized University may be considered for admission to Semester III provided:
    • (i) He/she has passed in all courses of the Semester I and Semester II (First Year BCA) examination from that University.
      (ii) He/she undertakes to successfully complete the required courses and credits prescribed for First Year BCA by this University, if he/she has not already done so in the previous University. Result of Semester IV examination shall be withheld if the candidate fails to fulfil this undertaking.
    • (C) A candidate admitted for Semester-III examination shall be deemed eligible for admission to Semester- IV.
    • (D) A candidate from another recognized University may be considered for direct admission to Semester IV provided he/she fulfils the conditions specified at (B) (i) and (ii) above and, in addition has passed/ cleared Semester III/ First Term examination of the Second Year BCA of that University. However, the result of Semester IV shall be withheld if the candidate does not fulfill these conditions.

    OC-67.2.3 Eligibility for admission to Semester-V:

    • (A) A candidate who has been declared Passed in Semester I to Semester IV examinations shall be eligible for admission to Semester V.
    • (B) A candidate admitted for Semester-V shall be deemed eligible for admission to Semester- VI.
    • (C) A candidate migrating from any other recognized University may be considered for admission to Semester-V of the BCA Course provided:
    • (i) He/she has been declared Passed in Semester I to Semester IV examinations from that University, and
      (ii) He/she had taken at the Second Year the required courses and credits under the scheme of this University. A candidate fulfilling these conditions shall be eligible for admission to Semester-V only.

    OC-67.2.4 Eligibility for admission to Semester-VI:

    • (A) A candidate already admitted for Semester-V shall be deemed eligible for admission to Semester-VI.
    • (B) Direct admission to Semester-VI shall not be permitted.

    OC-67.2.5 Class strength:

    • Maximum number of students in a class/ division shall not exceed forty. For practical’s the batch size shall be up to a maximum of 20 per batch.
    (A) For B.C.A. Semester I & II
    1. The application form shall be filled online at www.mescollege.org
    2. Gmail ID is mandatory to begin the admission process.
    3. A passport size photo (not exceeding 1 MB) should be uploaded.
    4. The admission form shall be uploaded along with the following documents (each document not exceeding 1 MB).
    • a) Scanned copy of original marksheet of HSSC/ Equivalent examination.
    • b) Original HSSC leaving certificate.
    • c) Eligibility Certificate (in original) issued by Goa University (for those students who have passed standard XII or any other equivalent examination through any other recognized Board other than Goa Board if applicable).
    • d) Scanned copy of original Aadhar card and first page of the bank pass book.
    • e) Scanned copy of original Caste Certificate.
    • f) Undertaking by the student.
    • g) Undertaking by the parent.
    • h) Undertaking for discipline and attendance.
    1. Once the admission form is filled and the relevant documents are uploaded, the student will be taken to the online payment gateway for payment of fees.
    2. The student will receive an email on successful payment of fees confirming his/her admission.
    (B) For B.C.A. Semester III, IV, V and VI
    1. The application form shall be filled online at www.mescollege.org
    2. The PR number is mandatory to begin the admission process.
    3. A passport size photo (not exceeding 1 MB) should be uploaded.
    4. The admission form shall be uploaded along with the following documents(each document not exceeding 1 MB).
    • a) Scanned copy of original marksheet of previous semester examination.
    • b) Scanned copy of original Aadhar card and first page of the bank pass book.
    • c) Scanned copy of original Caste Certificate.
    • d) Undertaking by the student.
    • e) Undertaking by the parent.
    • f) Undertaking for discipline and attendance.
    1. Students should have a Gmail account .
    2. Once the admission form is filled and the relevant documents are uploaded, the student will be taken to the online payment gateway for payment of fees.
    3. The student will receive an email on successful payment of fees confirming his/her admission.

    Note: No Student shall be given admission after the date specified by Goa University.
    * Subject to change

    TENTATIVE EXAMINATION SCHEDULE FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2020 - 21

    SEMESTER I, III & V


    SEMESTER II, IV & VI
    Admission Fees for the Year 2020-21**

    ** The above fees are subject to change, as per the Notifications received from Goa University/ Govt. of Goa from time to time.

    NOTE**
    1. Fees are subject to change based on directive of Goa University / Goa Government.
    2. Fees for BCA may be increased or decreased based on directive of, Directorate of Higher Education, Govt. Of Goa.
    3. Caution/Library Deposit will be refunded after all books are returned, Students have to replace lost book.
    4. Students have to preserve the BCA fees challans and produce it to claim library deposit a the end of third year.
    5. Fees will be refunded as per Goa University Circular No. GUN/Tuit. Fee/173/2005/448 dated 2/5/2005 (Refer MES college website)
    6. Students seeking admission are required to enclose photocopies of their Aadhar Card and the first page of their Bank Pass Book consisting the name of Bank and Branch, SB account number, IFSC and MICR code for the purpose of NEFT Transactions.

    Examination Fees
    Examination Fees in B.C.A classes will be as follows:
    EXAM FEES AS PER GOA UNIVERSITY NOTIFICATION NO.:GU/EXAM/FEE/20/2019/277/1888 DTD.01.10.2019
    Note: The above fees may be revised by the Goa University/Government of Goa from time to time.
    The college will reopen on 3rd August 2020 for the new academic year 2020– 21. The details of the academic terms will be as follows:

    First Semester/Term
    Note : Date's are subject to change

    Second Semester/Term
    Note : Date's are subject to change

    Vacation / Break
    Note : Date's are subject to change

    Department 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.