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Distance BCA Programs can Help You Thrive in the Competitive IT Industry

Sukhwinder Singh, Senior Editor - Manipal Global Education Services, Sikkim Manipal University
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Sukhwinder Singh, Senior Editor - Manipal Global Education Services, Sikkim Manipal University
A technology enthusiast and having a passion for writing, Sukhwinder is B.Sc Computer Science degree holder from St. Joseph's College. Prior to joining SMU, he has worked with multiple companies such as DELL, Deluxe Digital Studios and Autodesk across varied functional areas.

Once you have set foot in the IT industry, it is of essence that you develop an attitude of continued learning. Skill upgrades, in any form and by any means, is essential to meet the changing requirements of this fast paced industry. Full-time courses or distance learning, you now have numerous avenues to educate yourself and further your studies. Here’s how pursuing a BCA program through the distance mode can assure sure shot success.

Succeed by Design

Most BCA programs come with a well-charted syllabus to cover the basic aspects and lay a reliable conceptual foundation for the students. However, good universities go a step further and ensure ample assignments and projects are given that require students to apply their theoretical learning as well. Such initiatives could be to serve course requirements or as a part of industry collaboration. Either way, it leaves students with a taste of real-world scenarios and serves to supplement their practical experience and know-how.

Dynamic and rapid growth is a given in the Information Technology, ITES and related industries. Most courses that come with inclusions of application-oriented tasks develop your abilities and become adept at meeting the challenges that come along. So, as a student of distance learning, BCA in India can be as demanding (and rewarding!) as technical degree programs.

Open the Doors of Opportunities

While adding to your technical skills like programming in C, HTML, SQL, mathematics, logic and core computing concepts over time, you also gain communication skills, hone organisational abilities, and few essentials of project and time management also. Thereby, you increase your employability and readiness to face the industry dynamics. Furthermore, while technical universities tend to demand huge amounts as course fees, educating yourself through the distance mode works well from the financial aspect as well. Technology-enabled learning and hybrid teaching methodology make for a smart way of earning your basic degree. Not only do these combine the best of both traditional and contemporary programs and offers it at a low-priced package, but attractive distance education scholarship by recognised universities also serves to support anyone with sufficient interest.

Tread Broad Avenues of Growth

Even as you complete an undergraduate program like BCA, Open University model allows for enough time and more for you to be able to carry on an internship of interest or be gainfully employed. Additionally, you could choose to complement this recognised degree with need-based skills through short-term courses which can also render you as a prime contender for job opportunities in the industry!

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