Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSc IT)

The desing and implementation of BScIT offers new challenges when compared to the traditional computing environment. The recent emergence of global business, new technologies for data processing and data communication / networking environment, equip specialized science graduates to focus on professional careers in Information Technology.

The BScIT program has been developedd to provide the students with adequate theoretical and practical knowledge which will enable them to effectively participate in solving the complex problem of the IT industry. After successful completion of first two semesters of BScIT, if a student wishes to discontinue the course, such a student shall be awarded the Diploma in Information Technology Certificate.


Primary objectives of this program:

  1. Imparting knowledge of computer and programming logic environment in IT.
  2. Knowledge of advanced IT applications in different business sectors.
  3. To equp students with the technical knowledge required for a n IT professional to handle multi-tasking and multi-programming situtions and to assess and develop computer based solutions.

Eligibility 10+2 or equivalent / 3 year Diploma from a State Board of Technical Education.
Semester fee Rs. 9,200/- per semester inclusive of examination fees or as revised from time to time.
University Development Fee Rs. 1,000/-
Minimum Duration 1 years (2 semesters) for DIT; 3 years (6 semesters) for BScIT.
Maximum Duration 2 years for DIT;6 years for BScIT.
Minimum counsling and hands-on experience at Learning Centres 160 hrs/ semester.

First Semester 
Sub. CodeTitle of Paper Credits
BT0062Fundamentals of IT 4
BT0063Mathematics for IT 4
BT0064Logic Design 4
BT0065C Program and Data Structures - Theory 3
BT0066Database Management Systems 3
BT0067C Programming and Data Structure - Practical 2
 Total Credits 20
Provision for Lateral Entry to second semester of BScIT:


  1. 10+2 and six months Diploma from a reputed institution*.
  2. OR
  3. 3 Year Diploma in CS or ECE or IT from a State Board of Technical Education.
  4. OR
  5. 3 Year Diploma from a State Board of Technical Education and six months Diploma from a reputed institution*.

Additional Fees: In addition to the regular fees, an additional lateral entry fee of Rs. 3,700/- (including examination fees) is payable by students opting for this scheme.

Note: In this lateral entry scheme, students have to appear and pass the first semester examination. Books of first semester will be supplied by the University and internal assessement will be completed at the Learning Centres.

Second Semester 
Sub. CodeTitle of Paper Credits
BT0068Computer Organization and Architecture 4
BT0069Discrete Mathematics 4
BT0070Operating Systems 4
BT0071Technical Communication - Theory 2
BT0072Computer Networks 4
BT0073Linux and DBMS - Practical 2
 Total Credits 40
Third Semester 
Sub. CodeTitle of Paper Credits
BT0074OOPS with Java 4
BT0075RDBMS with MySQL 4
BT0076TCP/IP 4
BT0077Multimedia Systems 2
BT0078Website Design 2
BT0079Mini Project 2
 Total Credits 60
Fourth Semester 
Sub. CodeTitle of Paper Credits
BT0080Fundamental of Algorithms 4
BT0081Software Engineering 4
BT0082Visual Basic 4
BT0083Server Side Programming - Theory 4
BT0084Technical Communication - Practical 2
BT0085Server Side Programming - Practical 2
 Total Credits 80
Fifth Semester 
Sub. CodeTitle of Paper Credits
BT0086Mobile Computing 4
BT0087WML and WAP Programming - Theory 2
BT0088Cryptography and Network Security 4
BT0089Elective - 1 & 4
BT0090Elective - 2 # 4
BT0091WML and WAP Programming - Practical 2
 Total Credits 100
Sixth Semester 
Sub. CodeTitle of Paper Credits
BT0092Software Project Management 4
BT0093Elective - 3 $ 4
BT0094Elective -4 @ 4
BT0095Project Work 8
 Total Credits 120
Sub. CodeTitle of Paper
& Elective - 1 (Choose One)
BT8901Object Oriented Systems
BT8903C# Programming
# Elective - 2 (Choose One)
BT9001Data Mining
BT9002Grid Computing
BT9003Data Storage Management
$ Elective - 3 (Choose One)
BT9301Computer Graphics
BT9302Human Computer Interface
BT9303Design Patterns
@ Elective - 4 (Choose One)
BT9401Pattern Recognisation
BT9402Artificial Intelligence
BT9403Virtual Reality

* For list of approved reputed institutions visit SMU website