Objective : The three years Distance
Learning Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) Degree
being conducted by The Global Open University, Nagaland has
been designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of
experts in the fields of information technology and
management, computer programming, internet operations,
computer applications, business communication, logic design,
data structure, systems analysis computer architecture,
windows and server administration, data base management etc.
Career in Computer Applications and
Software Engineering Industry
The BCA Degree offered at The Global Open
University Nagaland is having the latest curriculum related
to Computer Applications syllabus at the Bachelor's level
with the view to preparing software professionals for
catering to the IT and the Software Industry in all
developed countries of the world. The curriculum and the
study materials are revised and updated every six months for
the inclusion of the latest trends in computer industry.
Accordingly assistance and advice are sought on a continuing
basis from the industry for knowing and assessing their
requirements. The Central and the State Governments, Public
and Private Sector Organisations, Industrial Houses,
Educational Establishments including Universities, Colleges,
Schools and other Institutions are supported through out the
year for ensuring that the students optimise their knowledge
regarding the effective use of computing facilities by
designing and providing software solutions for national
development and bringing computers even in the remote
villages in all States and Union Territories.
Eligibility : 10+2 in any discipline Duration :
Award : Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
Degree shall be awarded to all the successful candidates by
The Global Open University, Nagaland.
Basics of Electronics and Microprocessor
Introduction to Information Technology
Digital Circuits and Logic Design
PC Assembly and Troubleshooting
Data Structures through C Language
Systems Analysis and Design
Principles of Management
Computer System Architecture
Windows and Server Administration
Database Management System
Computer Oriented Numerical Methods
Internet Applications and Java
Handling Operating Systems
Management Information Systems
Object Oriented Programming using C++
Examination Centers : Annual / Semester Examinations
are conducted for all the admitted students every year at different Examination Centres
within the State of Nagaland (Dimapur, Kohima, Wokha) only.
Total Fee : Rs. 31,525
Accordingly, the Application Form duly filled-in along with
four stamp size photographs, copies of certificates and mark
sheets and a Bank Draft for the full fee i.e. Rs. 31,525 in
the name of “The Global Open University, Nagaland” payable
at Dimapur must reach the Admissions Officer, The Global
Open University, Sodzulhou Village, P.O. - ARTC, NH-39,
Dimapur - 797115 Nagaland by speed post only.
Examination Fee : A fee of Rs. 150 per paper is to be paid
before appearing in the Annual Examinations.
Bachelor's Thesis : Students are required to submit a
Bachelor's Thesis at the end of third year.
Assignments : All admitted
participants must submit subjectwise assignments based on
the Mini Project Reports to be prepared by them on a topic
related to each of the subjects.
Study Materials : Printed lessons
will be despatched from the Central Despatch Unit. The
assignments will also be sent to the admitted participants
periodically. These assignments will be completed by the
participants as an integral part of the BCA Degree.
Confirmation of Admission : The Admissions Office
will issue the money receipt and send confirmation letters
to all admitted participants within ten days from the date
of the receipt of completed applications alongwith first
instalment of fee and copies of certificates and
Project Work : All admitted participants will be
required to complete Mini Projects for each of the subjects
of the BCA Degree on a relevant topic related to the
concerned subject / paper in partial fulfilment for the
requirements of the 30 marks allotted for assignments. The
Mini Project Reports are to be submitted semesterwise.
Accordingly four Mini Project Reports are to be submitted
for each semester before appearing in the semester
Bachelor's Thesis : All admitted participants will be
required to complete and submit a Bachelor's Thesis on a
relevant topic related to computer applications. The
Bachelor's Thesis based on the data collected from primary
and secondary sources will be submitted for evaluation.
Conducting and completing the Bachelor's Thesis is an
integral part of the BCA Degree programme. The topic of the
Bachelor's Thesis may be related to one of the following or
allied subjects and areas although the topics are only
illustrative and not exhaustive. The university will be
pleased to guide the final year students of the BCA Degree
programme in selecting the topic so that the same is
approved by the Examination Department.
Practical Exercises : Students of MCA Degree must
ensure that they buy their own computers for their practical
experience and for learning through virtual and e-learning
exercises provided to them from time to time besides
designing their own software packages for the purposes of
the University with a view to strengthening their knowledge
regarding software engineering.
Summer / Winter Placements : All BCA students should
try to get summer/winter placement of two months duration
from 15 April to 15 June or from 15 October to 15 December
in reputed public / private sector organisations. The Global
Open University Nagaland will be pleased to issue letters of
recommendation to such undertakings.