With the rapid growth of IT industry, the demand of computer professionals is increasing day by day. This increasing growth of IT industry has created a lot of opportunities for the computer graduates. Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA), is a 3 years degree honours course, is one of the popular course among the students who want to make their career in the IT industry.
Siliguri Institute of Technology (SIT), a member institution under Techno India Group, offers BCA Honours since year 2000. This course is affiliated to Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT, formerly known as WBUT).
As per the guidelines of MAKAUT, all students who have qualified Class XII (Science/Commerce/Arts) are eligible to take admission in BCA.
Duration of the Course:
The duration of the BCA course is 3 years and divided into 6 semesters.
Faculties and Staff:
Highly experienced resources (Minimum Experience 14 Years in Education and Research field) are there to assist the students. Active Learning Methodology (ALM) is adopted by teachers in classes.
• Training & Placement:
College organizes a Two Week Technical Training Program by Industry Experts at 5th Semester for every student to upgrade their technical skills. This training helps the students to do their Minor and Major Project respectively. Department arranges various Workshops/ Seminars on recent technologies to make them self-reliant. Soft skills development and Aptitude ability Test (Tips and Tricks) classes are conducted by T&P Cell in 1st to 4th semester which helps the students to get job in different companies.
The Training and Placement Cell (T&P Cell) arranges several Campus-Recruitment Drives, through which students are placed in different IT companies like TCS, INFOSYS, WIPRO, FLEAPO, L&T INFOTECH, CIBNITS, AMAZON, CTS and many more. As BCA is a 3 years Honours degree course, students are also eligible for various Government jobs like UPSC, WBCS, Banking Industry, Railway, Post Office, FCI and others. Last but not the least there is a good chance to join into Teaching Profession and Research Activities as well after MCA.
Moreover not only depending on jobs, students may start their own initiative. Department arranges various training program on recent technologies to make them self-reliant. SIT has a dedicated Entrepreneurship Cell that nourishes the entrepreneurship ability among students.
• Scope of Higher Studies:
After completion of BCA, student may pursue Master of Computer Application (MCA) a 2 years Master Degree Course equivalent to B.Tech. BCA students may also pursue Master of Business Administration (MBA) or M.Sc. in IT.
• Each laboratory maintains adequate number of computers so that one-one support can be provided for the students. The department has 4 Lab exclusively for BCA students.
• All computers are connected with high-end network (both wired and wireless) and supported by high speed dedicated internet connectivity.
• Book Bank Facilities (books for entire semester) are available for every student.
• The department maintains a cordial relationship with all the respected Parents so that they can encourage their wards to emphasize on study that leads them to be successful in future.