BCA (Bachelor of Computer Applications) Jobs, Salary, Career, Job Sectors, Top Companies 2020-2021

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Content Curator | Updated on - Nov 8, 2021

BCA or Bachelor of Computer Applications is a 3 year course providing advanced education and training in the field of computer science and applications to solve the real-world problems. 

BCA Syllabus consists of core subjects and elective subjects, and both classroom training and lab training is a major part of the BCA course curriculum. 

Anyone with a minimum of 50% in Class 12 can pursue BCA, and admission is based on the performance in a relevant BCA entrance exam, or through merit system.

Some of the top BCA subjects are Basics of Computer Programming, Computer Organization, Operating systems, Data Structures, etc.

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BCA Job Sectors

BCA graduates can find emplyment in a number of sectors. Some of the common BCA job sectors where a fresher and experienced professional can find a relevant job after completing this advanced course are:

Major Job Sectors
IT dept. Consultancies Technical Support
Cyber Security Software Engineering MNCs
Website Development Mobile App Development Website Designing
Data Analyzation Computer Manufacturers Government Agencies

Apart from these BCA job sectors, students can also find research and teaching jobs in schools and colleges as teachers, lecturers, assistant professors, and others.

BCA Jobs & Career Prospects

After graduating, BCA fresher and experienced professionals can get a job in fields such as web designing, banking, computer programming and more.

The average salary after BCA course can start from INR 3-5 LPA, and within 2-4 years you can earn as much as INR 4-10 LPA in top IT companies, MNCs and startups.

Below are mentioned few of the common jobs for BCA freshers and experienced professionals:

Job Position Average Salary Highest Salary
Computer Programmer INR 4.86 LPA INR 9.82 LPA
Software Developer INR 4.86 LPA INR 12.64 LPA
System Analyst INR 6.54 LPA INR 10.58 LPA
Network Engineer INR 3.13 LPA INR 8.24 LPA
System Admin INR 4.02 LPA INR 8.40 LPA
Software Architect INR 20.46 LPA INR 29.47 LPA
Software Tester INR 3.70 LPA INR 9.89 LPA

Source: Glassdoor

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BCA Salary

  • BCA Salary City-wise:

We have drawn a table below that shows the average annual salary offered to BCA graduates in different cities:

City/Location Average Annual Salary
Bangalore INR 3.6 to 6.6 LPA
New Delhi  INR 3 to 6 LPA
Kolkata INR 2.50 to 4 LPA
Mumbai INR 3.4 to 6 LPA
Chennai INR 3.3 to 5.2 LPA
Hyderabad INR 3.1 to 5.1 LPA

BCA Salary city wise

Source: Salaryexplorer

  • BCA Salary Industry-wise:

Starting from Information Technology, Software to Manufacturing, Banking and more, these aspirants get to work in various industries. 

Below mentioned are the few popular industries offering jobs to these graduates, along with the range of the salary offered in each industry.

Industry Average Annual Salary
Information Technology INR 5 to 6.5 LPA
Software Development INR 5.50 to 8 LPA
Automobile INR 5 to 7 LPA
Banking INR 5.20 to 6 LPA
Manufacturing INR 4.8 to 6 LPA

BCA Top Companies

Top Recruiters Average Salary
Google INR 10.34 LPA
Microsoft INR 5.74 LPA
IBM INR 8.81 LPA
Deloitte INR 9.18 LPA
Infosys INR 4.15 LPA
Cognizant INR 6.24 LPA
TCS INR 4.24 LPA
HCL INR 5.63 LPA

Source: Glassdoor

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