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BCA (Data Science) Program

BCA (Data Science) Program


The BCA Data Science program aims to train students in the rapidly growing field of Data Science, to be a vibrant research hub in this area and interact with other disciplines to evaluate, analyze and utilize the vast amounts of scientific, social and financial data streaming in every second. ICFAI University is offering this program as it has a wide scope and highly lucrative career. It is clear that the data science sector is and will continue to be a competitive but lucrative market.

The University will offer the industry collaboration with the data science program and students will get the opportunity to learn with the expert faculties in the concerned areas along with the internship under the experts. Following are the points one needs to be focused on before opting for the data science program:

  • Specialization will help to be absorbed in the industries as the industries are open.
  • Balance robust academic achievements with on-the-job learning.
  • Keep your technical skills up to date: From a modeling perspective, SAS, R and Python are the common industry norms, and Apache Hadoop is emerging as the common framework. Many organizations are also turning to NoSQL, HBase and MongoDB databases to store large volumes of complex data.


Three years


Pass in Class XII (or equivalent) in any discipline with 50% and above aggregate marks. Class XII students awaiting final examination results are also eligible to apply.

Program Structure:

The BCA Program consists of 6 semesters spread over 3 years. It covers 52 courses which includes electives, projects and practical courses. Apart from the above there is a Summer Internship Program at the end of second year.

Program Structure
Year Semester-I Semester-II
  • English Communication Skills
  • Fundamentals of Mathematics to Computer Application
  • Digital Logic Design
  • Programming in C
  • Operating System
  • Practical
  • Digital Logic Design Lab
  • Programming in C Lab
  • Linux& Shell Programming Lab
  • Computer Fundamental Lab
  • Professional Communication Skills
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Introduction to Data Science
  • OOPs with C++
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Environmental Studies
  • Microprocessor Programming and Interface
  • Practical
  • Microprocessor Programming and Interface Lab
  • Data Structures and Algorithms Lab
  • OOPS with C++ Lab
Year Semester-III Semester-IV
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Database Management Systems
  • Programming in Python
  • Computer Networks
  • Cloud Computing
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Practical
  • Database Management Systems Lab
  • Programming in Python Lab
  • Computer Networks Lab
  • Inferential Statistics
  • PL/SQL Databases
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Practical
  • Inferential Statistics Lab
  • PL/SQL Databases Lab
  • Big Data Analytics Lab
  • Employability Skills
  • Major Project
Summer Internship Program
Year Semester-V Semester-VI
  • Times Series Analysis
  • Data Analytics using MS Excel and SQL
  • Machine Learning Algorithms
  • Elective ? I
  • Elective ? II
  • Practical
  • Times Series Analysis Lab
  • Machine Learning Algorithms Lab
  • Major Project (Survey Feasibility Study)
  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Elective - III
  • Elective - IV
  • Elective - V
  • Project (Implementation and Viva)
  • Project (Implementation and Viva)
* Details of discipline electives will be mentioned in Student Handbook.
The program structure is tentative and subject to change, if required.

The Admission Modalities are with reference to the campusbased BCA (Data Science) Program offered by the ICFAI University, Jaipur. The medium of instruction is English.


Pass in Class XII (or equivalent) in any discipline with 45% and above aggregate marks.

Final year students applying for the programs are required to complete their examinations including practical examinations/viva assignments before August 01, 2020. Such applicants will have to produce a certificate to that effect at the time of admission. The admission of applicants will, however, remain provisional until they produce mark-sheets establishing their eligibility. The last date for submitting the proof of eligibility is September 17, 2020, failing which the provisional admission will automatically stand cancelled.

Admission Criteria

The selection of applicants into the programs is made through application and interview. While evaluating students for admission, due weightage is given to academic distinction, awards in sports/cultural events, debates, quizzes and other extra / co-curricular activities.


The applicants will have to go through a personal interview at the ICFAI University, Jaipur campus. This is to determine the students? attitude and motivation to pursue the program.

Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of interview. The original certificates will be returned after verification. The admission decision will be communicated after the interview process. All the selected students will be required to pay the admission fee towards confirmation of seat.

Special Reservation

There shall be a special provision for admission of students belonging to the State of Rajasthan in any course of the ICFAI University, Jaipur which shall not be less than 25 (twenty-five) per cent of seats in each course/discipline subject to the students meeting the minimum eligibility requirements referred as above. Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to students belonging to Open Category.

How to Apply:

Students interested can apply by any one of the following methods:

A) Online Application

Applicants can apply online by filling up the Application Form available atwww.iujaipur.edu.in   and make payment of Rs. 500 towards the cost using Credit / Debit Card (Visa / Master Card / Internet Banking) through secure internet payment gateway. Applicants applying online should upload their passport size color photograph while filling the Online Application. The Prospectus will be sent to such applicants.

B) Download of Application Form

Applicants can fill their details online and download the Application Form from www.iujaipur.edu.in and send it to the Admissions Office along with the Demand Draft of Rs. 500 towards the cost of the application in favor of   "The ICFAI University, Jaipur - Fee Collection A/c"   payable at Jaipur.

C) Fill the Application Form  

Applicants can fill in the application form and send it to the Admissions Office.

Guidelines on how to Complete the Application Form

Students are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Admission.

Application Form

a. Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the Application Form
b. Fill the Application Form in CAPITAL LETTERS
c. Provide all available information under appropriate sections
d. Make sure to sign the Application Form
e. Retain a photocopy of the completed Application Form.

Attested Copies of Certificates

Students have to enclose attested copies of the following certificates (Attestation should be done by any Gazetted Officer/Principal of the College).

  • Date of Birth Certificate / Class X Certificate
  • Marks sheets of Class XII / Degree certificate (as may be applicable)
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Aadhar Card
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities.

Submission of Application Form

The completed Application Form for Admission may be sent to:

The ICFAI University, Jaipur,

Jamdoli, Agra Road,
Jaipur - 302031, Rajasthan.

Mobile: 09829214535, 08426043404; 9414519618
E-mail: admissions@iujaipur.edu.in
Website: www.iujaipur.edu.in.


Program Fee:

Students have to pay the Program Fee at the beginning of each semester, as per the due dates which will be indicated in the Student Handbook.The first semester fee is to be paid on or before August 01, 2020.

BCA (DS) (3 years)
Admission Fee (One Time) Caution Deposit* Semester Fee (in INR) Total Program Fee (Excluding Admission Fee & Caution Deposit)
Domicile Non-Domicile Domicile Non-Domicile
10,000 5,000 25,000 30,000 1,50,000 1,80,000

All payments should be made by way of Demand Draft in favor of "The ICFAI University, Jaipur - Fee Collection A/c" payable at Jaipur.

Merit Scholarships

The ICFAI University Jaipur offer merit scholarships to students pursuing UG/PG Programs. The scholarships are based on performance in Class XII / Graduation (or equivalent) and Semester-wise performance during the Programs.

A. Merit Scholarships based on past academic record:

Percentage of marks achieved in qualifying examination will decide the amount of scholarship. Scholarship will continue semester after semester only on maintaining the minimum 6.0 GPA. The details are as presented in the following table.

Programs Percentage achieved in qualifying examination
≥ 90% ≥ 80% to < 90% ≥ 70% to < 80% ≥ 60% to < 70%
Amount of Scholarship * (In Rs.)
BCA (DS) (3 years) 30,000 22,500 15,000 -

*Above scholarship amount would be adjusted equally in 6 installments for B.Com (Hons.) (3 years) programs,

B. Merit Scholarships based on Semester-wise Performance:

Up to 10% of the students of the batch will be awarded merit scholarships based on their Semester-wise performance (Details presented in the table given below). These scholarships are offered in addition to the scholarships based on the past academic record.

Academic Performance (CGPA) Category I Category II Category II
≥ 9.00 ≥ 8.50 -< 9.00 ≥ 8.00 -< 8.50
Programs Amount of Scholarship per semester* (In Rs.)
BCA (DS) (3 years) 7,500 5,500 3,750


Admission Calendar
Last Date for submission of completed Application Form June 29, 2020
Interview and Admission Decision May-July, 2020
Registration August 01, 2020
Commencement of Classes August 05, 2020
BCA (Data Science) PROGRAM

The BCA Data Science program aims to train students in the rapidly growing field of Data Science, to be a vibrant research hub in this area and interact with other disciplines to evaluate, analyze and utilize the vast amounts of scientific, social and financial data streaming in every second.



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