Admissions 2024

Academic Programs

BCA (Hons.)

The four-year Bachelor of Computer Applications (Honours) program at Rajagiri College of Social sciences is meticulously crafted to cater to the evolving demands of the information technology sector. With a focus on providing students with a comprehensive understanding of computer science principles and practical skills, our BCA(Hons.) program prepares graduates for a wide range of roles in the IT industry. Affiliated with Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India, our BCA curriculum encompasses a diverse array of Computer Science subjects with Certifications and Specializations. Through hands-on projects, practical labs, and industry-aligned coursework, students acquire proficiency in coding, software development, system analysis, and problem-solving.

Our program is designed to instil critical thinking, communication, and teamwork skills in students, ensuring they are well-equipped to tackle real-world challenges in the IT field. With a focus on emerging technologies and industry trends, our BCA graduates are prepared to adapt to the rapidly changing landscape of information technology and make meaningful contributions to organizations across various sectors.

In addition to the academic curriculum, the program come up with mandatory certification programs to enhance students' skill sets and broaden their professional capabilities.

Certifications Offered

1. BCA (Hons.) with AWS certified Data Engineer – Associate

2. BCA (Hons.) with Microsoft Certified Azure Data Scientist Associate

3. BCA (Hons.) with Ethical Hacker Certification

4. BCA (Hons.) with Block Chain council certified Generative AI Expert

5. BCA (Hons.) with PCAP certified associate in python programming

AWS Certified Data Engineer - Associate 

AWS Certified Data Engineer - Associate validates skills and knowledge in core data-related AWS services, ability to ingest and transform data, orchestrate data pipelines while applying programming concepts, design data models, manage data life cycles, and ensure data quality.

Microsoft Certified Azure Data Scientist Associate

The Microsoft Certified Azure Data Scientist Associate credential involves overseeing data ingestion and preparation, as well as managing model training, deployment, and monitoring of machine learning solutions. This is accomplished using Python, Azure Machine Learning, and MLflow.

Ethical Hacker Certification

A Certified Ethical Hacker possesses the expertise to identify weaknesses and vulnerabilities within target systems. Utilizing the same tools and techniques as malicious hackers, they conduct assessments in a lawful and ethical manner to evaluate the security status of target system(s). This credential certifies individuals in the specialized field of Ethical Hacking, offering a vendor-neutral perspective on network security.

Block Chain council Certified Generative AI Expert

The Certified Generative AI Expert program, offered by Blockchain Council, aims to empower individuals to become pioneers in the dynamic landscape of artificial intelligence. This certification provides a thorough understanding of generative models, neural networks, and advanced machine learning techniques. Through practical experience, participants will develop expertise in creating AI systems capable of generating imaginative and innovative outputs. By embarking on this journey, individuals can attain the prestigious title of Certified Generative AI Expert and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of AI-driven creativity. In a world where technology and imagination intersect, this program equips participants to lead with confidence and drive innovation in AI.

PCAP certified associate in python programming

The PCAP – Certified Associate Python Programmer certification emphasizes the Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) methodology in Python, demonstrating the candidate's proficiency in advanced programming concepts. This includes essential knowledge of OOP fundamentals, module and package essentials, exception handling mechanisms, advanced string operations, list comprehensions, lambdas, generators, closures, and file processing. PCAP certification instills confidence in individuals' programming abilities, distinguishes them in the competitive job market, and accelerates their progress toward professional advancement. Holding this certification provides a solid foundation in Python programming and prepares individuals for further career growth and development in the field. In addition to the academic curriculum, the program come up with mandatory certification programs to enhance students' skill sets and broaden their professional capabilities.

Program Structure

  1. The 4-year BCA programme has three options,
    1. 3-year UG Degree with major in Computer Applications
    2. 4-year UG Degree (Honours), and
    3. 4-year UG Degree (Honours with Research).
  2. Students who choose to exit after 3 years shall be awarded UG Degree in Computer Applications after the successful completion of the required minimum of Courses of 136 credits.
  3. A four-year UG Honours Degree in the Computer Applications shall be awarded to those who complete with a specific number of Courses of minimum 180 credits.
  4. Honours students can take up a capstone project of 12 credits along with 2 MOOC courses based on the specialization track they have opted for.
  5. In the programmes, the emphasis is on credits rather than a fixed duration, allowing for different lengths/durations of programmes.
  6. Students will be offered the opportunity to take breaks during the programme and resume after the break, but the total duration for completing the programme shall not exceed 8 years

Honours with Research

If the student has achieved a minimum of 75% marks in all six semesters of the degree, they are eligible to apply for the honours programme with a research option. The department will publish a ranking of the students based on their academic performance and research aptitude, which will be evaluated using a suitable selection criterion. Out of the total number of students, only 5% are eligible to choose the research option. These students are selected from the previously indicated rank list. Students who aspire to pursue research as a career may opt for honours with research have to take Research courses along with a research project of total 12 credits and 2 MOOC Courses. Students who have chosen the honours with research stream shall do their entire fourth year under the mentorship of a faculty member who shall be a recognized research supervisor.