Calicut University
BSc Computer Science
Course Details

BSc Computer Science Course details, Latest Syllabus, Semester wise subjects and Scope.

What is BSc Computer Science?

BSc CS (Bachelor of Science in Computer Science) in Calicut university is a 3-year undergraduate course in Computer Science and the course is divided into 6 semesters. It is one of the most popular Course in the field of Information Technology. As Information Technology is an ever-growing sector, BSc Computer Science has the potential to advance your career. The growth of IT Industries has also increased the demand for Computer Science graduates in India and abroad, as well as a wide variety of employment opportunities.

A Computer Science degree will provide you with a foundation of knowledge in programming languages like C, Java, Python, etc. and in problem-solving and logical thinking. The course also covers core topics like Database Management System, Networking, Data Structure.

The fee structure of the BSc Computer Science course in University (taken consider of the University of Calicut) is around Rs. 18750/- per semester (the fee may vary for different colleges depending on the college you take whether it is aided or unaided). Private colleges have different fee structures.

After BSc Computer Science you can go for Software engineering/programming sector, Research and Development, or can go for higher education in MSc Computer Science, MCA, MSc IT, or even MBA.

The basic eligibility for this course is to complete 12th from any recognized institution and also the students should have taken Maths in 12th.

Following are the list of Subjects in semester wise included in BSc Computer Science.

 Semester 1

  • Computer Fundamentals & HTML
  • Complementary Mathematics I
  • Optional Complementary I
  • Common Course (English)
  • Common Course (English)
  • Second Language (other than English)

Semester 2

  • Problem Solving using C
  • Programming Laboratory I: HTML and Programming in C
  • Complementary Mathematics II
  • Optional Complementary II
  • Common Course
  • Common Course
  • Second Language (other than English)

Semester 3

  • Python Programming
  • Data Structures using C
  • Sensors and Transducers  
  • Complementary Mathematics III
  • Optional Complementary III

Semester 4

  • Data Communication and Optical Fibers
  • Microprocessors-Architecture and Programming
  • Database Management System and RDBMS
  • Programming Laboratory II: Data Structures and RDBMS
  • Complementary Mathematics IV
  • Optional Complementary IV

Semester 5

  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Java Programming
  • Web Programming Using PHP
  • Principles of Software Engineering
  • Open Course

Semester 6

  • Android Programming
  •  Operating Systems
  •  Computer Networks
  •  Programming Laboratory III: Java and PHP Programming
  •  Programming Laboratory IV: Android and Linux shell Programming
  • Elective Course
  • Project Work

About Common Course: In Semester 1&2 there two common course in English and a Second Language (Select as per your choice) along with Core Subjects.

About Open Course & Elective Course

In Semester 5 you have an open course and in semester 6 an elective course, the list of open courses and elective courses are given below:

Open Courses:

  • Introduction to Computers and Office Automation
  • Web Designing
  • Introduction to Problem Solving and C Programming
  • Introduction to Data Analysis using spread sheet

Elective Courses:

  • System Software
  • Machine Learning
  • Software Testing and Quality Assurance
  • Technical Writing
  • Fundamentals of Life Skill Education

You can choose any one of the above listed courses from Open and Elective Courses as per your choice. (Availability of courses may vary for different colleges)

About Project Work

During the final year, you have to submit your Main Project.

Objective of Project Work: The objective of the final project work is to develop a quality software solution by following the software engineering principles and practices and also to provide learners a platform to demonstrate their practical and theoretical skills gained during five semesters of study in BSc Computer Science Programme.

Download Calicut University BSc Computer Science Latest Syllabus

Course List

  • BCA
  • BA Multimedia
  • B.Sc Maths
  • B.Com Finance
  • BA English
  • BBA

FAQ's on BSc Computer Science Course

What are the Subjects in BSc Computer Science?

The BSc Computer Science course includes Database Management System, Networking, Data Structure, Core Programming Languages like C, Java, Web Development languages like HTML and CSS. This Degree will provide you with a foundation of knowledge in programming, problem solving and logical thinking.

Which is better BCA or BSc Computer Science?

BCA is more focused on application level and on current technologies with very less understanding of core concepts. While BSc CS can be helpful in understanding the core concepts of hardware, programming concepts, etc. which will help in learning new concepts easily than a BCA graduate.

What is the Scope and Salary of BSc Computer Science graduate?

A computer science graduate have vast spectrum of job opportunities as: Software developer, project manager, Software architect, Web/Mobile App developer, Software Tester, Robotics Specialist. A fresher can get a salary between Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 20,000 per month depending on the area of job, Whereas an experienced one can earn upto Rs. 50,000 per month.

Is maths compulsory for BSc Computer Science?

A good base in Mathematics is important for BSc Computer Science, Students who took maths in 12th are eligible for this course.

Why BSc Computer Science?

Computer science graduates are in high demand today and it is one of the most opted course by students all over the world, This is one of the best course for problem solvers and logical thinkers. This Course builds strong knowledge in software developing, programming, engineering and other IT fields. Infosys, TCS, Oracle, Google, IBM, Wipro, etc. are some of the top recruiters of Computer Science graduates.

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