Bachelor of Computer Applications

Specialisation in Data Science (BCA - DS)
Directorate of Online Education

Online UG
Course Duration
3 Years
Start Date
To be Announced
End Date
To be Announced

Programme Overview

Headstart your career in computer technology by pursuing a Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) degree from a premier university in India- SRM Institute of Science and Technology Directorate of Online Education. This rigorous degree has an industry-focused curriculum imparting in-depth knowledge of computer applications, information technology theory, and programming practice by exposing them to various domains like Python, Artificial Intelligence, Statistics with R, Machine Learning, Data Visualisation and Programming Analytics. 

Open doors of new possibilities to transform this ever-growing and diverse IT industry. SRM IST Directorate of Online Education – Online BCA degree specialization in Data Science will enhance your ability to accelerate using data visualisation methodologies and new-age techniques.

Programme Highlights

NAAC A+ Accredited University & UGC Approved Degree

Top-Tier Faculty from SRM IST


Online Global Classrooms Available


Opportunities to Network with Peers and Industry Leaders

Admission Criteria


For Indian Candidates
  • 10+2 (Higher secondary) with mathematics/business maths/statistics/allied mathematics as one of the core subjects (OR) Diploma in Engineering (10+3 / 10+2 +2 pattern) recognized by government/competent authority The minimum percentage of marks / Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) required to be eligible for admission will be prescribed by the Admission Committee of DOE.((Minimum aggregate of 50%).
  • At the time of Admission process, a candidate should have appeared/passed in the qualifying higher secondary examinations.
  • Applicant must possess enough knowledge and understanding of the English Language.
For International Candidates
  • Secondary School Certificate (Completing 10 years of formal schooling. Diploma will not be acceptable).
  • Senior Secondary School Certificate (Completing 12 years of formal schooling. Diploma will not be acceptable).
  • Certificate of Equivalence from Association of Indian Universities (required by any student with foreign education for applying to any university in India.
  • Must be versatile and prolific in the English language.

Career Prospect after Online BCA

  • Operations Executives
  • Database Administrators in IT-enabled service sectors
  • System Analysts & Data Analysts
  • Web Application Developers
  • Software Testing
  • Consultants
  • Network System Developers

Syllabus Breakdown

Course Title Credit
Business English 4
Introduction to Data Science 3
Programming for Problem Solving 6
Data Analysis using Excel 5
Discrete Mathematical Structures 4
Total Credits 22
Course Title Credit
Programming in Java 6
Data Structures and Algorithms 3
Data base Systems 6
Mathematical Foundation 4
Introduction to Cloud Computing 3
Total Credits 22
Course Title Credit
Python Programming 5
Exploratory Data Analysis 6
Introduction to AI 3
Statistics with R 4
Internship 2
Total Credits 20
Course Title Credit
Programming for Analytics 4
Data Visualization 6
Machine Learning 4
Data Pre-processing Techniques 3
Data Mining & Warehousing 3
Total Credits 20
Course Title Credit
Deep Learning 5
Natural Language Processing
Big Data Analytics
RPA – Developer Foundation
Social Media & Text Analytics
Reinforcement Learning for AI
Vision Intelligence
Mini Project 4
Total Credits 18
Course Title Credit
Application Development on Cloud 6
Design Thinking 4
Fintech Primer
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Project Work 8
Total Credits 18
3 Years
Networking Opportunities


SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRM IST) is a top-ranking and highly trusted institution in India. It provides education primarily to four campuses, Kattankulathur, Ramapuram and Vadpalani in Chennai, India. Although it was first established in 1985 by its Chancellor Dr T R Paarivendhar, it has come this far in just 37 years. There are currently 55000 students on campus with 3200 faculty members.

The Institution has moved up through international alliances and collaborative initiatives to achieve global excellence. The SRM Institute of Science and Technology’s International Advisory Board (IAB) is actively involved in building a strong international dimension in Teaching-Learning Process and Research, which creates avenues for research and successful careers. The SRM IST is also engaged in technology-driven initiatives which have made learning a very enriching experience. Over 550 students have been sponsored to 35 foreign Universities like MIT, Carnegie Mellon, UC Davis, Warwick and Western Australia under the Semester Abroad Programme. The Institute now enjoys an unsurpassed reputation in academia and corporate circles as a preferred talent source and as a world-class learning institution.

Programme Certification

SRM IST Directorate of Online Education will award an online Bachelor of Computer Applications with a Specialization in Data Science degree to those who successfully complete the prescribed course of study and meet all other academic requirements.

Programme Structure

Programme Fee
Fee Structure (INR)
Online BCA
Installment Structure
Tution fee per semester (INR)

Admission Process

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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Mode of Delivery for Bachelor of Computer Applications Programme?

The BCA programme is delivered in online learning mode which will elevate your core skills in computer technology and applications.

What is the Duration of SRM IST - Online BCA Programme?

The SRM IST has designed a 36 months Online BCA programme for students who want to ace in the field of computer technology.

Does the University have any Recognition or Approval from the Government?

The SRT IST university has been UGC approval and NAAC A+ accreditation.

Is there Placement Assistance?

Yes, placement assistance is available for learners enrolled in this BCA programme from SRM IST.

What is the Total fee for a BCA Degree- SRM IST?

The total fee given by SRM IST Directorate of Online Education for its Online BCA degree is Tution fee per semester in INR 21,500/-

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