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CUET BCA Syllabus 2024: Topics, Sections and Pdf Download

Author : Aparna

Updated On : September 29, 2023


Summary: Computer enthusiasts can study many IT-related courses after class 12, including BCA. While admissions are merit-based in most colleges, you must clear the Common Universities Entrance Test at CUET-participating universities. Here’s the syllabus you can follow to prepare for BCA admission. 

Career Point University, Shobhit University, and many more colleges offer admissions for the BCA course through the CUET test. 

Exam pattern and eligibility of these colleges differ for BCA admission; therefore, check the pattern before filling out the CUET Application form. 

Ideally, the CUET BCA exam is conducted to test your knowledge of English, Analytical and Reasoning skills, and General awareness. 

The article walks you through the CUET BCA Syllabus 2024 to prepare to ace your CUET BCA Exam. 

CUET BCA Syllabus 2024

Most of the CUET BCA exam pattern has the following topics to be covered: 

  • Economics (Section II) 
  • General Test (Section III) 
  • Computer Science/ Informatics Practices (Section II)
  • English (Section I)
  • Physics (Section II)
  • Maths (Section II)

Note that these are the possible combinations of BCA exam patterns. The exam pattern varies in different colleges. The CUET Syllabus for BCA is distributed in 3 sections. 

Check: CUET Participating Universities

Economics Exam Units 

Prepare the following for Economics preparations:   

  • Unit I: Introduction to Microeconomics 
  • Unit II: Consumer Behaviour and Demand 
  • Unit III: National Income and Related Aggregates — Basic Concepts and Measurement 
  • Unit IV: Determination of Income and Employment 
  • Unit V: Money and Banking 
  • Unit VI: Government Budget and the Economy 
  • Unit VII: Balance of Payments 
  • Unit VIII: Development Experience (1947-90) and Economic Reforms since 1991 
  • Unit IX: Current challenges facing the Indian Economy 
  • Unit X: Development Experience in India 

General Test Exam Units 

Prepare for topics like General Knowledge, Current Affairs, General Mental Ability, Numerical Ability, Quantitative Reasoning (Simple application of basic mathematical concepts arithmetic/ Algebra geometry/ mensuration/ statistics taught), and Logical and Analytical Reasoning

Check: CUET City Intimation Slip 2024

Computer Science Exam Units

  • There will be one Question Paper which will contain Two Sections, i.e. Section A and Section B [B1 and B2]. Section A will have 15 questions covering both i.e. Computer Science/Informatics Practices, which will be compulsory for all candidates  
  • Section B1 will have 35 questions from Computer Science, out of which 25 questions need to be attempted.  
  • Section B2 will have 35 questions purely from Informatics Practices, out of which 25 questions will be attempted. 

Prepare for the following CUET Syllabus for BCA 2024:

Section A:

  • Exception and File Handling in Python
  • Database Concepts
  • Structured Query Language
  • Computer Networks

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Section B1: Computer Science

  • Exception and File Handling in Python 
  • Stack 
  • Queue 
  • Searching 
  • Sorting 
  • Understanding Data 
  • Database Concepts 
  • Structured Query Language 
  • Computer Networks 

Section B2: Information Practices

  • Database Query using SQL 
  • Data Handling using Pandas – I 
  • Data Handling using Pandas – II 
  • Plotting Data using Matplotlib 
  • Introduction to Computer Networks 
  • Societal Impacts 
  • Data Communication 
  • Security Aspects 

Check: CUET General Test 2024

English Exam Units

Prepare for the following topics: 

  1. Reading Comprehension: There will be three types of passages (maximum 300-350 words):
  • Factual
  • Narrative
  • Literary
  1. Verbal Ability
  2. Rearranging the parts
  3. Choosing the correct word
  4. Synonyms and Antonyms
  5. Vocabulary

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Physics Exam Syllabus 

Prepare for the topics below: 

  • Unit I: Electrostatics
  • Unit II: Current Electricity
  • Unit III: Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Unit IV: Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  • Unit V: Electromagnetic Waves
  • Unit VI: Optics
  • Unit VII: Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Unit VIII: Atoms and Nuclei
  • Unit IX: Electronic Devices
  • Unit X: Communication Systems

Check: How to prepare Business Studies for CUET

Maths Exam Units

  • There will be one Question Paper which will contain Two Sections, i.e. Section A and Section B [B1 and B2]. Section A will have 15 questions covering both i.e. Mathematics/Applied Mathematics, which will be compulsory for all candidates  
  • Section B1 will have 35 questions from Mathematics, out of which 25 questions need to be attempted.  
  • Section B2 will have 35 questions purely from Applied Mathematics, out of which 25 questions will be attempted. 

Section A 

  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Integration and its Applications 
  • Differential Equations 
  • Probability Distributions  
  • Linear Programming 

Section B1: Mathematics 

  • Relations and Functions  
  • Algebra
  • Calculus 
  • Vectors and 3-Dimensional Geometry
  • Linear Programming 
  • Probability 

Section B2: Applied Mathematics 

  • Numbers, Quantification and Numerical Applications 
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Probability Distributions
  • Unit V: Index Numbers and Time-Based Data
  • Unit VI: Index Numbers and Time-Based Data 
  • UNIT VII: Index Numbers and Time-Based Data
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Linear Programming  

Note: Students can download the CUET BCA syllabus pdf from the official website cuet.samarth.ac.in.

Check: CUET Anthropology Syllabus


The NTA authorities prescribe the CUET 2024 BCA Syllabus. Since the exam dates have been released, students should start referring to books like BCA (Bachelor of Computer Applications), Entrance Exam Guide Paperback by RPH Editorial Board and BCA Bachelor of Computer Applications Exam - Guide 2024 Edition (English, Paperback, Gupta R) to ace your preparations. You can also refer to the NCERT textbooks that cover these topics.

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