About Us

The Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) course was introduced in St. Edmund’s College, Shillong in the year 2010 as a part of Department of Computer Science - with support of the Department of Mathematics, Electronics, English, Commerce and Environmental Science, of the College.

The Department, alongside normal classes, has been conducting various seminars and short-term courses under DBT grant(Prof. S. Sunila Chanu as coordinator till 2018)/College Fund/Department fund.

Prof. Sarmistha Deb, as a coordinator of The Spoken Tutorial Project under IIT Bombay alongwith Prof. Rajni Khyriem has also been conducting various certified courses on Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) viz. PHP & MySql, Linux, BASH, PYTHON, GIMP, LaTeX, etc. (An audio-video tutorial).

Later in the year 2020, the BCA course was bifurcated as Department Of Computer Application (B.C.A) headed by Prof. Sarmistha Deb in February, 2020.

Course Structure

Semester Core Paper
1st Semester Mathematics - I, Digital Computer Fundamentals, Programming in C,
2nd Semester Mathematics - II, Data Structure in C, Computer System Architecture,
3rd Semester Financial Accounting and Management, DBMS, Operating System and Introduction to LINUX ,
4th Semester Software Engineering, Data Communication And Networks, Programming,
5th Semester English, Object Oriented Programming Through Java, Elective 1*,
6th Semester Environmental Studies, Elective 2*, Project Work,
*Note: The course structure may change as per NEHU curriculum and Guidelines.

A student can choose one subject from each Elective Paper.

  • Elective 1* - Internet & Web Technology Using MYSQL And PHP Internet
  • Elective 1* - Web Technologies Using JSP
  • Elective 2* - Artificial Intelligence
  • Elective 2* - Data Warehousing and Data Mining
  • Elective 2* - Operations Research
  • Elective 2* - Network Security
  • Elective 2* - E-Commerce

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