Top 20 BCA (Bachelor of Computer Applications) Colleges in India

A person willing to make a career in Computer applications can undertake the BCA course through which the IT companies and top MNC’s hire you as a system engineer, web developer, software developer, programmer etc. The highest paid jobs are found in IT industries nowadays and so BCA becomes an important degree giving an opportunity to explore yourself. For pursuing a career in BCA you need to have an HSC (10+2) certificate and mathematics subject is mandatory. For a well-paid job and career in IT, below are the top colleges in India which offer BCA course.

  1. Christ University, Bengaluru

It is one of the First Colleges in India to get an NAAC accreditation and is ranked A+ grade on a 4 point scale. Founded by St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara, an educationalist and social reformer in South India during the 19th century. Awards and scholarships are provided to the deserving students. The institute has a multi-disciplinary and multicultural environment enrolling the students from India and over 60 different countries. The university provides a doctoral and post-graduate degree in BCA along with other courses. The motto of the institue is ‘Excellence and Service’. It helps the overall development of the student by providing holistic education courses and campus activities like student council, peer education, student welfare office etc.

  1. Madras Christian College, Chennai

Affiliated to the University of Madras but functioning as a deemed university it is one of the oldest college of arts and science. The culture and values of Christianism are worshiped and followed.Founded in 1837,the institute has a bifurcation of two streams which is aided stream and the self-financed stream for BCA. The aided stream has science, economics, humanities, languages etc and the self-financed streams are journalism, business administration, BCA etc. The Institute is granted potential for excellence status for period 2014 -2019.Academic programs are made innovative and exciting to make sure the student gain knowledge of the field theoretically and practically as well ,for BCA and other courses. Accredited A grade by NAAC.

  1. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Dwarka Delhi

It is a teaching and affiliating University which affiliates 84 colleges and has 15 schools and centers. The Institute is a member of the Medical Council of India, Distance Council, Association of Indian Universities and Association of Commonwealth Universities.It is a certified test site for TOEFL, GRE, GMAT and SAT. Admission is strictly done by merit or the candidates can apply For IP University form in February every year. It even provides counseling to students who are confused about which academic career to choose. The motto is to enlight the students with knowledge and information. Various cultural programs and activities are carried out to ensure the student’s development.

  1. Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research, Pune

Internationally recognized as a deemed University, Symbiosis offers an international standard in IT field with a great technological infrastructure enabling students to have a career in IT giving access to the best education. The course consists of 6 semesters to be completed in three years.Intake of the students every year is 60 students and you need to clear Symbiosis Entrance Test followed by PI( personal interview ) and writing test. It has both internal and external subjects and a minimum of 40 % has to be maintained throughout the course. Java 7 launch in India was done at the Symbiosis Pune.

  1. Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut

Certified as B+ by NAAC, is a public state university named after the Indian former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh. The motto of the university is where the supreme treasure of Truth resides. A distinct feature is semester system where the academics is constantly enhanced by quizzes and seminars. The university has many colleges affiliated to it comprising of two areas mainly Meerut and Saharanpur. Various facilities are provided to the students like placement cell, women’s cell, scheduled caste and scheduled tribes cell etc. for the proper and smooth functioning of the Institute.

  1. Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi

Indira Gandhi National Open University, abbreviated as IGNOU is a located in New Delhi India. Also, a distance learning University named after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. The university is managed by the central government of India with more than 4 million students studying and is one of the largest university. The motto is to establish education even in the remotest part of the country so that every student gets an education. Thus IGNOU has a big network of 21 schools, 2667 study centers, 29 overseas centers spread across 15 countries. It has 11 divisions to take care of the administrative activities of the Institute.

  1. Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak

Accredited A grade by NAAC and established in 1976 this university is named after Saint Dayanand Saraswati. The basic motto of the institute is knowledge is immortal. Despite being a distance university it is also a collegiate university which has programs through centers and institutes. The campus of the university is shared with IIM Rohtak. The NSS activity is compulsory serving the citizens of the country where 120 hours of community service has to be done and participating in various camps and adventure programs thus making the student active and confident. MDU is a collegiate university with 126 institutions and colleges ad about over seventeen lakh students enrolled.

  1. Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

The first President of India, DR. Rajendra Prasad laid the foundation stone of Kurukshetra University which came into existence in 1957. It had started with the only department of Sanskrit and now has many specializations and has grown a premier center for research. BCA is a distance learning course provided in this institute with PCP’s which are personal contact programs. PCP are interactive sessions of 30 days duration of five hours per day mostly taken before the examination during December which can help the students in the exam. For BCA particularly two sessions of PCP are conducted and has a theory as well as practical sessions.

  1. University of Mysore, Mysore

Established during the rule of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, the Maharaja of Mysore. It was declared autonomous institute in 1956. The academic direction has changed recently to the growing IT field and technology. For the students who want to earn and learn, evening college has given them the opportunity to do so. The motto of the institute is ‘Nothing compares with knowledge’ and so the motto is properly fulfilled by various programs and educational concerts.Digitalized libraries making it possible for students to gain knowledge and information which is an additional feature.

  1. Bangalore University, Bengaluru

A public state university in Karnataka which was established in 1886 and is among the oldest universities in India. Also granted A grade by NAAC. Distance education system is inculcated through ‘Correspondance syllabus and long distance’ for BCA and many other courses for undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses and is certifiable. It conducts exam twice a year on a semester basis. It has come up with grievance cell, NSS activities, anti-ragging cell and gender sensitization cell to ensure the safety of the students on campus. Evening college is also conducted for every course so that people working in morning can get a degree by studying at night.

  1. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Bidhan Nagar

Known as the West Bengal University of Technology and abbreviated as WBUT is famous for the BCA courses which it provides . It is public state university, founded in 2000 and offers different undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The University was founded for technological advances studies in Information Technology. The aim of the company is to excel in technological development and computer application also to provide an industrialization based knowledge economy. An international level teaching is provided along with practical knowledge and good exposure to areas where the student wants to excel.


  1. Acharya Institute of Management and Sciences, Banglore

Affiliated to Banglore University, AIMS is a self-financed and private institution in Bangalore. It is established during the year 1994 and has been accredited 3.46 CGPA on a 4 point scale by NAAC. It allows an opportunity to explore immersion program and international exchange programs conducted by the university. Different programs are available to ensure the development of student giving them opportunities to explore their talents. Students have presented their IT projects at TEDx Banglore and thus the institute gives a platform to brand their innovations. It offers the earn and learns program after completion of BCA with WIPRO and many other such programs to ensure a career in IT.

  1. Chatrapati Shahuji Maharaj University, Kanpur

A public university located in Kanpur and administered under the state legislature of the government of Uttar Pradesh.It was established in 1996 with a mottoof ‘rise from darkness to light’. Geared to provide a holistic education and teaching to the student it focuses on building career of students in IT industry and computer science.The institute meets global requirements by providing quality professional and technical knowledge. The standard and quality of education meet the global requirement. The intake of the university for BCA is 240 students per year and has MCA courses as well.

  1. University of Lucknow, Lucknow

One of the oldest government-owned organization which was established in 1867 and a research institute located in Lucknow. The alumni of LU are the former President of India, governors of Indian states and poets, lyricist and Scholars. The university is heading towards technology advancements by improving their online systems and adding new programs to help students in the IT field. For a healthy study environment and help students grow LU has created three independent bodies Lucknow University Students Union, Lucknow University Teachers Association and Lucknow University karma chart Parishad. The library of LU is one of the richest libraries of India and is known as the Tagore’s library enabling students to enter the Computer field and explore.

  1. Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi

A public university located in the heart of Varanasi was earlier known as Kashi Vidyapith and also administered under the government of Uttar Pradesh. It is the first university opened by Indians in the reign of British India. The birth of Indian socialism movement is Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith with an aim of following widespread teachings of Mahatma Gandhi.Established in 1921 during the freedom struggle and non-co-operation movement going around the country and with the motto of knowledge imparts immortality. Declared a deemed university by UGC in 1963 and working towards technology advancements in the university.

  1. Birla Institute Of Technology Mesra, Ranchi

Indian Institute of education most basically higher education and deemed university, established during 1955 in the loving memory of industrialist and philanthropist B.M Birla. Residential programs are conducted in the campus. A small organization is set up by the graduates for small enterprise development which is Small Industries Research and Development organization leading to the birth of two small companies Meditron and Alcast thus the university enhances talent and new approach to the development in technological field. Also, an entrepreneurship development cell is developed to help the budding entrepreneurs.

  1. SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai

A step towards empowering women and educating them during the British reign was undertaken by Dhondo Maharshi Karve by opening ashrams for helpless women and widows which led to the birth of this university. As the name suggest it is a girls college giving admission by merits to the deserving women. Giving a chance to the ladies, empowering and enlighting them with knowledge in the computer field is the motto of BCA department of SNDT University. Established in the year of 1916 and was the first women’s university in India and South Asia.

  1. I.K Gujral Punjab Technical University, Kapurthala

Established in the year 1997 I.K Gujral is a university which has an aim to promote technical advancements in Punjab in the technology field at a degree level and above.AICTE courses include BCA which is a 6-semester course of three years and has technical advancement methods and programs included to ensure that students get high-quality education and knowledge in the desired field. It is a state university enrolling above 5 lakh students per year in the college . Various training fest is carried out for students in the university giving them an idea about the corporate world by imparting quality education and sources.

  1. Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut

It’s a private university in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh and established in the year 2008. Swami Vivekanand Subharti University is an open and distance learning university enabling students to pursue a degree by distance learning.The BCA course offered is a minimum 3-year course with 6 semesters or a maximum of 6 years course which has to be cleared with minimum of 40% in every semester. In order to support students in education and learning, classroom trainings are given before examinations and student support council is developed to ensure the voice of the students reach senior authorities where their needs are fulfilled also new ideas about teaching in distance learning are welcomed by the university.

  1. Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok 

A distance learning university which is a result of a partnership between Sikkim government and Manipal education and medical group. Established in the year 1995 has over 5 lakh students graduating every year from the University. It has two campuses one is a medical campus and other is a technological science campus.The BCA course offered is of minimum 3 years and of maximum 5 years with proficiency in teaching software design and implementation also address the problems in computer systems and applications. Making distance learning highly collaborative and efficient for the students to understand and gain knowledge is the aim of this University.