BCA (Bachelor of Computer Application)
BCA course deals with computer applications. BCA is an A programme designed to build programming skills for developing efficient and resource optimized software, website, cloud, and mobile applications. .Colleges may or may not conduct entrance exams for admissions. Although, all the top colleges intake students based on the entrance exam. Students pursuing BCA can start their careers with both governments as well as the private sector. The top colleges offer good placement opportunities.
BCA Scopes:There are various job profiles for a BCA graduate. Few of them are mentioned below:
- System analyst
- Graphic designer
- Application developer
- Database administrator
- Businesses Analyst
- DTP(Desktop Publisher)
- Content Manager
- Network administrator
BCA course duration: The total duration of the course is three years
BCA Salary: The starting salary package of a BCA graduate is between 2 lakhs to 5 lakhs per annum.
B. Tech IT(Bachelor of Technology in IT)
B. Tech (IT) is popularly known by the name of engineering by everyone. B. Tech has comparatively the most number of students applying per year. B. Tech requires clearing an entrance exam almost for any college in the country. There are state entrances, and there are also national level entrances that conduct their exams, rank students according to their marks. B. Tech has a better placements scenario. The IT industry is booming, and much of the credit to that is due to the engineers. Candidates passing out from the top-notch colleges get jobs with attractive salaries in almost all the biggest companies. Good grades, better communication skills, additional computer knowledge, and incidental skills aid a student is getting an edge over other students. They have plenty of scope in both government and private sectors.
- DB Administrator
- Computer Operator
- Director of IT
- Hardware Designer
- Mainframe Systems Designer
- Project Managers
- Systems Engineer
- Software developer
B. Tech Duration: The total duration of the course is four years.
B. Tech Salary: The starting salary of a B.tech graduate can vary from 3.5 lakhs to 18 lakhs per annum, depending upon the college/Institute you are graduating from IITs and NITs offer a domestic package up to 40 lakhs, per annum.
Which is better?
Both programmes are fundamentally different from one another and differ in terms of content, eligibility, duration, course, career aspects, job profiles, etc. Both courses have their value. The entry to the B.Tech course is via entrance examinations, whereas there is no such specific examination conducted for BCA. The main difference is in the placement scenario of the BCA course. It is pretty hard for a BCA graduate to fetch a job. Also, the course fee of the B. Tech course is higher than the BCA course, which makes BCA more affordable among candidates. MNC's nowadays are looking for candidates who can excel in the job, irrespective of their degree and college. So, if you are talented enough, have skills, and apply our energy in the right direction, you will surely land onto something big.