About the Program
The Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) Program provides a sound academic base in computer skills and applications which is a launch platform for an advanced career or professional pursuit in IT. The students get a good conceptual grounding in computer usage and its practical business applications. The BCA Program focuses on various areas of IT and prepares students for a career in the field of Information Technology. It helps those who wish to progress to pursue MCA Program.
- Four Years
- Pass in 10+2 (any discipline) from a recognized board with aggregate marks 50% and above. Students awaiting their final examinations results can also apply.
- Students who have studied IT, Mathematics or Commerce as a subject in 10+2 level will have an added advantage.
- Program Structure
The admission modalities are with reference to the full-time campus programs offered by the ICFAI University, Sikkim. All applicants who meet the eligibility criteria specified for the program and have studied in English medium in their qualifying examination are eligible to apply. Final year students awaiting results can also apply. Their admission will be provisional, subject to qualifying in the final examination. The registration and admission of these applicants is liable to be cancelled in case they do not fulfill the eligibility criteria by September 1, 2023. In such cases, admission fee will be forfeited and only 50% of the semester fee will be refunded after notifying the cancellation of the seat by the University.
The University follows semester pattern for all its programs. Each academic year consists of two semesters. Continuous evaluation is carried out through mid-semester examinations, assignments, quizzes etc., culminating in an end semester examination. The students also have to undergo faculty supervised internships for practical training.
Medium of Instruction
The medium of instruction is English
The selection of applicants into the UG/ PG programs of the University is subject to fulfilment of the eligibility criteria made through screening of the applications. Due weightage is given to academic distinction, honors and awards in sports, cultural events, extra-curricular activities viz debates, quizzes and adventure sports. All applicants meeting the selection criteria will be given a provisional admission subject to verification of the documents at the time of registration and payment of fee.
All applicants having received the provisional admissions are required to present themselves with Original academic/other certificates and residence proof/HRDD Govt. of Sikkim allotment letters in case seeking fee concessions, for verification along with semester and other fees on the date of Registration. In addition, photocopies are also required to be submitted for retention in their record with the University. Original certificates will be returned after verification
There shall be a special provision for admission of applicants belonging to the State of Sikkim in any course of the ICFAI University, Sikkim, which shall not be less than 25 (twenty-five) per cent of seats in each course/discipline subject to the applicants meeting the minimum qualifying requirements referred below. Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to applicants belonging to Open Category. The Government Quota students will be given a fee concession of 50% on program fees. In addition to the Government quota, seats will be reserved with fee concession for applicants from the state of Sikkim, GTA area and the nearby North Bengal region as per the mandate of the University to serve the educational needs of the state of Sikkim and the nearby areas.
Late Admission Facility
There is a limited window for applicants who miss the regular admission deadline due to reasons beyond control. Such applicants can directly come with admission documents with admission and semester fees as applicable to their choice of program and seek admission as walk in applicants till September 1, 2023
Commencement of Classes
The classes for the Academic year 2023-24 will commence from September 4, 2023.
Award of Degree:
Students successfully completing the program are awarded degree in their respective discipline by the University, in accordance with the University rules.
Anti-ragging & Anti-sexual Harassment
The ICFAI University provides a ragging free campus. The University follows the UGC guidelines and norms regarding the anti-ragging and anti-sexual harassment policies. The students are required to submit the duly signed affidavit for Anti-ragging at the time of admission to the University.
Guidelines on How to Complete the Application
The applicants are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Admission
Application Cum Enrolment Form
- Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the Application Form.
- Fill the Application Form in CAPITAL LETTERS.
- Please provide all available and correct information in appropriate sections.
- Make sure to sign the Application Form.
- Retain a photo copy of the Application Form along with documents stipulated.
- Demand Draft for ` 3,000 as applicable for the program applied for, towards Admission Fee drawn in favor of “The ICFAI University, Sikkim-Fee Collection A/c” payable at Gangtok
Attested Copies of Certificates Applicants are required to submit self-attested copies of the following certificates at the time of registration with originals for verification:
- Birth Certificate / Class X Certificate
- Marksheets of Class XII / Degree Certificates (as may be applicable)
- Fee concession (if applicable) requisite documents to be attached.
- Nationality Certificate/Proof, for foreign students only.
- Other certificates pertaining to academic and extra curricularactivities.
Submission of Application Form:
The completed application form along with the Admission Fee DD should be submitted or sent at the address given below
The ICFAI University, Sikkim,
Ranka Road, Lower Sichey, Gangtok (Sikkim) - 737101.
The scanned application form and the Admission fee DD to be sent along with the courier consignment number to the e-mail address given above in case sent through mail or courier.
Admission Fee (One Time) of ₹3,000/- for all programs is to be paid by all the students along with the application forms.
All the students need to pay an amount of ₹2,000/- per semester for UG & PG programs towards Exam Fee along with the Program Fee.
All students are required to pay a Caution Deposit (One Time) of ₹5,000/- along with the First Semester Fee. The Caution Deposit will be refunded without interest and after adjusting for dues, if any, to the students on completion of the Program.
Students have to pay the fee at the beginning of each semester, as per the due dates which will be notified separately at the relevant time.
Fee in Rs. ** (Per Semester)
* The ICFAI University, Sikkim is enabling an equal opportunity for all. However, limited seats will be available for SC & ST students with relaxation in the eligibility criteria as per the Govt. of Sikkim norms wherever applicable. Students awaiting for final year examination results are also eligible for admission. The Management reserves the right to accept or reject any application with valid ground/s.
# Note: Age restriction for Law Programs can be relaxed as per BCI guidelines.
** Fee Concession: The University proposes to give 50% & 30% of the program fee concession to the students coming from Sikkim Government Quota & students from North East States, GTA Region & North Bengal respectively.
Remittance: All payments should be made by way of Demand Draft, NEFT, IMPS or banker's cheque drawn in favor of “The ICFAI University, Sikkim - Fee Collection A/c” payable at Gangtok, Sikkim.
The ICFAI University Sikkim offers merit scholarships to students pursuing the UG & PG Programs. The scholarships are based on performance in Class XII (or equivalent)/ Graduation (or equivalent) and Semester-wise performance during the Program.
A. Merit Scholarships based on past academic record: Percentage of marks achieved in qualifying examination will decide the amount of scholarship. The Scholarship amount will be awarded in 2 equal instalments i.e. in the first and second semester of the program. The second instalment of the scholarship will be awarded on securing a minimum 8.00 GPA in the first semester. The students availing 50% program fee concession (i.e., Govt. Quota students) will not be eligible for scholarships based on Past Academic Record. However, they will be eligible for scholarships based on semester-wise performance. The scholarship details are as presented in the following table.
Aggregate % in qualifying examinatio % of 1st Semester program fee given as merit scholarship ≥ 90% 75% ≥ 80% - < 90% 60% ≥ 70% - < 80% 50%
All subjects will be taken into consideration for calculating the percentage for Entry Level Scholarship.
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
≥ 8.50 - < 9.00
≥ 8.00 - < 8.50
% of Program fee of the semester will be awarded as scholarship 30% 22% 15%