Bachelor of Computer Application is a four year, eight semester program. The program is offered at Thames International College by the School of Business and Technology in affiliation with the Faculty of Humanities, Tribhuvan University. Students are required to complete 126 credit hours to graduate.
Computer Science is applied to every work field. Be it business management or public administration, enterprise resource planning or hotel management, psychology or biology, application of computer technology has become inevitable. The BCA program at Thames International College therefore provides an understanding of the wider world: of society, management, economics, mathematics, and statistics. Students will learn all aspects of existing and emerging information technologies, as well as their impact on the information system function. Additionally, they will have an understanding of design and the development of database applications using the latest technologies.
While the developed world has already immensely benefited from computer applications, developing countries are fast turning to computer science for efficient and innovative solutions to address the needs of the society. The BCA program at Thames International College will equip students with the tools to understand these societal needs, the ability to think critically, communicate clearly, and solve complex problems. They will have a sense of greater social responsibility and a strong grasp of ethics. Students of BCM at Thames International College will be able to become team players and leaders, driving innovation in the workplace.
General Education Courses (30 Credit Hours)
|CASO102||Society & Technology||3|
|CAST202||Probability & Statistics||3|
|CAMG304||Introduction to Management||3|
Computer Applications Courses (84 Credit Hours)
|CACS101||Computer Fundamentals & Applications||4|
|CACS155||Microprocessor and Computer Architecture||3|
|CACS201||Data Structure & Algorithms||3|
|CACS203||System Analysis and Design||3|
|CACS204||OOP in Java||3|
|CACS255||Database Management System||3|
|CACS301||MIS and e-Business||3|
|CACS305||Computer Graphics and Animation||3|
|CACS354||Advanced Java Programming||3|
|CACS401||Cyber Law & Professional Ethics||3|
Practicum Training (13 credit hours)
Elective Courses- Any 4 Courses (12 Credit Hours)
|CACS477||Geographical Information System||3|
|CACS478||IT in Banking||3|
|CACS479||Hotel Information Management||3|
|CAER480||Enterprise Resource Planning||3|
|CACS483||Advanced DotNet Technology||3|
At the time of admission
|Fees||Amount Payable on Admission|
(Admission, University Registration, Induction
and Education Support Programs)
|BCA Inaugural Scholarship||(40,000.00)|
|Amount Payable of Admission||Rs. 49000.00|
Semester wise fee breakdown
|Level||No. of Credit
Hour per Semester
|Tuition per Semester
after Inaugural Scholarship
|1 Semester||15 Credit Hours||Rs. 6,450.00||(Rs. 20,000)||Rs.96,750.00||Rs.76,750.00||Fall, 2020|
|2 Semester||15 Credit Hours||Rs. 6,450.00||(Rs. 20,000)||Rs.96,750.00||Rs.76,750.00||Spring, 2021|
|3 Semester||15 Credit Hours||Rs. 6,450.00||(Rs. 20,000)||Rs.96,750.00||Rs.76,750.00||Fall, 2021|
|4 Semester||15 Credit Hours||Rs. 6,450.00||(Rs. 20,000)||Rs.96,750.00||Rs.76,750.00||Spring, 2022|
|5 Semester||15 Credit Hours||Rs. 6,450.00||(Rs. 20,000)||Rs.96,750.00||Rs.76,750.00||Fall, 2022|
|6 Semester||15 Credit Hours||Rs. 6,450.00||(Rs. 20,000)||Rs.96,750.00||Rs.76,750.00||Spring, 2023|
|7 Semester||15 Credit Hours||Rs. 6,450.00||(Rs. 20,000)||Rs.96,750.00||Rs.76,750.00||Fall, 2023|
|8 Semester||15 Credit Hours||Rs. 6,450.00||(Rs. 20,000)||Rs.96,750.00||Rs.76,750.00||Spring, 2024|
Note: We charge for 15 credit hours per semester for 126 credit hours course of BCA
BCA Inaugural Bursary
Celebrating the commencement of BCA program at Thames International College, students enrolled in BCA for academic year 2020-21 will be provided with inaugural scholarship of Rs.200, 000.
Smart Savings Scheme
Students can receive a discount of 15% should they decide to pay the tuition fees of all 4 years during the time of the admission.
Early Bird Discount
Students are eligible for an early bird discount of Rs.40000/-. The discount is available till September 30, 2020.
Students are required to pay examination fee to the university every semester. The examination fee is not included in any of the headings above and is payable at the time of examination registration.
Certain academic and extracurricular criteria have to be met for applicants to enroll in a program at Thames International College. While academic competence is an important requirement, Thames International College seeks students who believe in a hands-on learning approach, who want to develop into innovative learners and professionals, and who we believe can fully benefit from the facilities we provide. Applicants will be reviewed through their applications and interviews before being admitted. Additionally, applicants at Thames must sit for the BCA Entrance Test conducted by TU and must meet the following academic requirements.
Minimum Academic Requirements (10+2: HSEB/ CBSE/ ISC or equivalent Boards)
- Passed all courses of 11th and 12th grade.
- Can be from any stream be it , Management, Hotel Management, Science, or Humanities.
- A minimum 2 CGPA with a minimum of D+ in all individual subjects.
- Should have passed in BCA Entrance Exam conducted by TU FOHSS
Minimum Academic Requirements (A- Levels)
- Should have completed 3.5 credit (GP plus 3 courses).
- Should have been provided equivalence by Nepal Education Board.
Step 1: Apply Online
Step 2: Pay your Application Fee
Step 3: Appear for an interview
Step 4: Accept the offer letter
Step 5: Pay admission fee
For more information please visit our Admission page.
Thames offers scholarships to students requiring financial aid. Scholarships are awarded based on need, merit, and students’ performances. For details:
Entrance Test (CMAT)
BCA Entrance Test is conducted by the TU FOHSS for students wishing to enroll in the programs under the School of Business and Technology. BCA Entrance Test contains one hundred objective questions and has a total weight of 100 marks.
The test has three primary areas – English Grammar, Mathematics and General Knowledge with Grammar carrying 40% of the marks, Mathematics with 50% of the marks and General Knowledge carrying 10% of the total marks. Student must secure a minimum of 40% in the entrance in order to apply for admissions to BCA programs.
Thames also provides BCA Entrance Preparation Programs from May through September. To learn more, please visit:University Preparatory Programs BCA Entance Preparation Classes
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