IGNOU BCAOL : Bachelor of Computer Applications Full Course Detail

IGNOU is offering a BCAOL: Bachelor of Computer Applications through Online Mode fr session. These programmes are approved by UGC. the Admission details for these programmes are as follows:

Last date for submission of application (without late fee): 28 February 2022

Why choose BCAOL?

Students who have completed 10+2 and are interested in pursuing a career in computing or IT should apply to the program, which opens up a channel of admission for students. After acquiring the Bachelor’s Degree (BCA) from IGNOU, the student can pursue an MCA at IGNOU or a Master’s Programme at another university. A student who has successfully completed a BCA program should also be able to find an entry-level job in the field of Information Technology or ITES.

IGNOU BCAOL : Bachelor of Computer Applications Full Detail

How to get admission in BCAOL?

BCAOL is only available online. BCA is available at https://ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in for those who wish to study in Open Distance Learning (ODL) Mode


MODEOnline Mode
SCHOOLSchool of Computer and Information Sciences
SPECIALIZATIONComputer Applications
ELIGIBILITY10+2 or its equivalent
FEE STRUCTURERs. 42,000/- for full programme to be paid Semester wise @Rs. 7,000/- per semester
PROGRAMME COORDINATORMr. M. P. Mishra, [email protected]
Study Material Question PaperSolved Assignment

IGNOU BCAOL / BCA Syllabus: Bachelor of Computer Applications Course Details

The online courses are identical to the offline courses. All courses are listed here.

Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredits
I Semester  
FEG 02Foundation course in English -24
ECO 01Business Organization4
BCS 011Computer Basics and PC Software3
BCS 012Mathematics4
BCSL 013Computer Basics and PC Software Lab2
II Semester
ECO 02Accountancy-I4
MCS 011Problem Solving and Programming3
MCS 012Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming4
MCS 015Communication Skills2
MCS 013Discrete Mathematics2
BCSL 021C Language Programming Lab1
BCSL 022Assembly Language Programming Lab1
III Semester  
MCS 021Data and File Structures4
MCS 023Introduction to Database Management Systems3
MCS 014Systems Analysis and Design3
BCS 031Programming in C++3
BCSL 032C++ Programming Lab1
BCSL 033Data and File Structures Lab1
IV Semester  
BCS 040Statistical Techniques4
MCS 024Object Oriented Technologies and Java Programming3
BCS 041Fundamentals of Computer Networks4
BCS 042Introduction to Algorithm Design2
MCSL016Internet Concepts and Web Design2
BCSL 043Java Programming Lab1
BCSL 044Statistical Techniques Lab1

School Details

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What is the Difference between BCA & BCAOL?

As a first step, I would like to tell you that both Courses are equivalent, but there is only one big difference, which is how the programs were taught.

BCA means “Bachelor’s of Computer Application” and it is taught in colleges by Professor whereas BCAOL means “Bachelor’s of Computer Application Online Learning”, where students taught virtually like we did in past years due to COVID.

All Professors teach students on Virtually on Google Meet, Zoom, etc Platforms.

How to Apply for BCAOL Admission Online?

The submission of the admission form passes through the following stages:

  • Open the URL (https://ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in)
  • Register (you will be given a Username and a Password).
  • Your ‘User Name’ and ‘Password’ is informed through SMS and email.
  • Re Login to the system with your ‘Username’ and ‘Password.’
  • Fill Admission Form online.
  • Upload your recent passport size Photograph ,signature (maximum size 100KB  in JPG format).
  • Upload scanned copies of the relevant documents (maximum size 200KB each document in JPG/PDF format).
  • Read the instruction and declaration carefully by clicking the ‘Declaration’ box.
  • Preview your data and confirm details.
  • Make payment of Fee through the Credit/Debit card/Net Banking.
  • Payment confirmation message is sent to you through SMS and email.
  • View the form preview by clicking Next.
  • You may download the filled in application form and keep a printout for your records once you have submitted the online application form.

General Queries

Help desk contact details: You may contact the Centralized Student Registration Cell at 011-29571301or 011-29571528. You can email me at [email protected]. If required, you may escalate and submit your grievance to our website at http://igram.ignou.ac.in.


How to get Admission in BCAOL?

You get admission online Via https://ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in.

What is the Last date of BCAOL Courses?

28th Feb 2022 (Extended)

What is the difference between BCA OR BCAOL?

BCA is offiline Course whereas BCAOL is Purely online Courses.

IGNOU BCA Full Course Fee ?

Rs. 42,000/- for full programme to be paid Semester wise @Rs. 7,000/- per semester

Is IGNOU BCA degree valid?

Yes, IGNOU has been recognized by UGC-DEB and AICTE and all its degrees including Online BCA are valid.

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