Bachelor of Computer Applications

Bachelor of Computer Applications

Batch Start Date - 1st July 2022

Key Benefits of the Program

  • INR15 Lakhs


    Cost savings upto INR 15 Lakhs compared to regular degree course in USA

  • Upto36 Months


    Eligible for PGWP/Post Study Work/OPT visa application after graduation

  • INR50 Lakhs


    Average salary in USA after completion of the course

Program Structure and Fees

Bachelor of Computer Applications / Bachelor of Science is a 4 years course where in the first year you will be studying online with Chandigarh University. Tuition fees for year 1 of course is INR 2,55,000 (inclusive of taxes). For the 2nd, 3rd & 4th years, you will be going to the US and studying at Cleveland State University. Tuition fees for Cleveland State University is approximately USD 15,000 - 17,000 per annum depending on the major and credits. You will also have to incur approximately USD 10,000 per annum as living costs in the US. The on-campus option will be made available at additional cost to students when Covid related norms are relaxed and on-campus education is allowed.
  1. Country

    India

    Course Name

    • Bachelor of Computer Applications

    Eligibility

    • The student should have completed Grade XII in the year 2019/2020/2021/2022 with an average of 55% or above marks in grade 10, 11 & 12

    Tuition Fees

    INR 2,55,000

    Cost of Living

    N/A

    Mode of Teaching

    Online

    Duration

    1 year

  2. Country

    USA

    Course Name

    • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

    Eligibility

    • The applicant should successfully complete Year 1 of Bachelor of Computer Applications from Chandigarh University with 50% aggregate marks.
    • IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or TOEFL 78

    Tuition Fees

    ~ USD 15,000 - 17,000 Per annum

    Cost of Living

    ~ USD 10,000

    Mode of Teaching

    On-Campus

    Duration

    3 years

Other Benefits

  • Eligible for transfer to on-campus studies in top USA University
  • No SAT requirements for Business Under Graduate programs
  • In-built TOEFL/IELTS/PTE training and study abroad modules to meet USA study requirements
  • Significant savings of Upto INR 15L+ compared to a traditional 4-year on-campus USA degree
  • Daily live classes as well as small group coaching sessions
  • End-to-end application, counseling and visa application support from upGrad
  • Post Study Work Visa opportunities (3 years) as accessed by graduates of standard USA degrees
  • Weekly doubt clearing sessions - Support available all days 9 AM - 9 PM IST for queries
About Indian Partner University

Accredited with NAAC A+ Grade in the first cycle itself, Indian Partner University is an institution committed to excellence in research, innovation, multi-disciplinary education and active promotion of promising young talent. Through the years, the University has been emerging in the arena of education by delivering exceptional academia, indust

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About Cleveland State University

Cleveland State University (CSU), established in 1964, is a public research university that strives to fulfill a critical dual mission of providing upward mobility and conducting impactful research. The university offers over 1,000 graduate and undergraduate programs, certifications, and



Reasons to study at Cleveland State University-

- Around 200 professional, cultural, and social organizations located at the university

- Engaged learning at CSU connects students with 3,000 co-ops, internships, and other experiential learning opportunities with employers 

- Over 120,000 strong alumni network worldwide

- Quality degree at affordable cost ensuring higher return on investment

- Ranked 298th by US News & World Report—National University Ranking 2021

- Three student-run newspapers and a radio station

- Over 1,400 international students

- Research-oriented pedagogy

- The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

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About USA
Home to most of the world’s esteemed international Universities; the USA is the hub of international higher education. Unparalleled academic excellence, distinguished higher education programs, professional growth, welcoming culture, umpteen career opportunities, highly accredited academicians, top-notch infrastructure, advanced technology and grou
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Career Opportunities


Computer Science

  • Application Developer

    USD 66,000 Annually

  • Software Developer

    USD 70000 Annually

  • Web Developer

    USD 59,000 Annually

  • Associate Software Engineer

    USD 72,000 Annually

  • Java Developer

    USD 72,000 Annually

Syllabus

Indian Partner UniversityBachelor of Computer Applications

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Cleveland State UniversityBachelor of Science in Computer Science

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  • 79

    Credits

  • 300+

    Hours of Recorded Content

  • 20+

    Case studies and Projects

  • 150+

    Live Sessions

Frequently Asked Questions

Admissions

Are Chandigarh University's Online Degree Programs recognized by partner Cleveland State University?

Chandigarh University's Online Degree Programs are designed and delivered as per the University Grants Regulations, 2020. As per these regulations, institutions with a NAAC rating of 3.26 and above are pre-approved to launch online degree programs. Chandigarh University has a NAAC rating of 3.28. Our University Partners have reviewed the content and pedagogy and post that provided approval for students who complete year 1 with Chandigarh University successfully to be eligible to join 2nd year at their Cleveland State University campus.

Can I join this program without a IELTS/TOEFL/PTE Score and attempt IELTS/TOEFL/PTE after joining the program?

Yes, you can join this program without a IELTS/TOEFL/PTE score & upGrad will help you prepare for the English Entrance test to establish your current English proficiency to be eligible for the B.Sc Computer Science program in the US.

What is a conditional offer letter and how is it different from a confirmed offer letter?

Conditional offer letters will be issued to you by Cleveland State University based on documents submitted by upGrad. These documents will be Class 12 academic transcripts, board certificates and KYC documents. Conditional offer letter will be converted into a confirmed offer once students meet conditions mentioned in the conditional offer letter. These conditions will be English proficiency conditions, successful completion of course at Chandigarh University and any other condition which university deems fit.

Can we get a TOEFL/IELTS/PTE waiver, if we study through upGrad?

To study in Cleveland State University, you will have to meet university English Proficiency Requirements. Initially, we will apply on your behalf for a conditional offer letter to universities where IELTS/TOEFL/PTE score will not be required. upGrad will prepare you to meet these English proficiency requirements through specific study material.

I have not yet received Class 12 marks, am I eligible to apply for this program?

Yes, you can apply and block your seat for the program in case you have given exams in the 2021 academic year for class 12 and have not yet received a marksheet. You can block your seat by paying INR 25,000. The rest of the fees will be payable once you receive the mark sheet. You need to score a minimum of 50% marks to be eligible for the course. In case you do not score 50%, you can request for a refund of your block payment as per the refund policy.

About the Bachelor’s Program in Cleveland State University

How can I apply for the program?

- Applications can be submitted online via upGrad.com
- Based on the confirmation of eligibility, a provisional offer letter will be rolled out. 
- Student needs to pay required fees to upGrad.com 
- Once fees is received and students submit documents, they will receive ID cards from Chandigarh University.

What are the course options available for a Bachelor of Science degree at Cleveland State University?

At Cleveland State University, you will have the option to pursue Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

Are the Cleveland State University Courses recognized and accredited by any governing bodies?

Cleveland State University (CSU) is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the largest of all regional accreditors in the U.S. Founded in 1895, HLC is responsible for the accreditation of degree-granting colleges and universities in a 19-state region.

Will I be supported for IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English language exams during the 1st year of Bachelor's Degree?

Yes, upGrad will help you prepare for the English proficiency test to establish your current English proficiency to be eligible for the Bachelor’s program in the US.

What are the eligibility conditions for transfer to Cleveland State University?

For the transfer to Cleveland State University, students have to score a GPA of 2.0 out of 4.0 (equivalent to 50% at Chandigarh University) at the end of year 1 of their course.

What is the English proficiency requirements for going to Cleveland State University?

The current English Proficiency requirement is IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or TOEFL IBT 78. But for the latest requirements talk to our counsellors.
 

University Partners

Do we get a conditional offer letter at the initial stage or after completion of the year 1 with Chandigarh University?

Once you enrol in the Bachelor's Program with upGrad and provide all the required documents, upGrad will submit applications to university partners on your behalf. University partners will release a conditional offer letter within one month of application submission.

What would be the alternate option if I could not get a conditional offer letter from one of upGrad’s partner universities?

This is a highly unlikely scenario. But in case you are not able to get a conditional offer letter despite providing all the documents, your fees will be refunded. In case you wish to continue with a Bachelor's degree program with Chandigarh University and acquire the online degree, only articulation fees will be refunded.

Visa

Will upGrad help me in writing Academic and Visa SOP?

Yes, upGrad will help with your Academic and Visa SOP and will also organize training on how to write a good SOP.

Can we get a OPT (Optional Practical Training)/PSW visa if we study for this program in India and then for 3 years at a Cleveland State University?

US OPT visas are available to all the students who have completed at least 1 academic year on a US campus. As you are studying a STEM course, you will be eligible to apply for upto 3 years of OPT after completing your course.

How much are living expenses for a year in the US?

Living expenses in US for international students are USD 10,000 (INR 7,50,000)

What will be the alternate pathway, if I could not get a visa from the US after completion of the program?

As you will be studying in the Chandigarh University program, you will be able to successfully complete the course through Chandigarh University in case you are not able to secure a US Visa.

What are the part-time working rules for studying in the US?

According to the American students' visa guidelines, you are eligible to work 20 hours per week on campus during term time and can work full time during breaks.

Payments

What is the process of payment for this program?

Initially, you need to deposit INR 25,000 as a block amount for seat booking. 15 days before the start of the course and once you have the Class 12 marksheet available, you need to make a complete payment of the remaining amount. You can opt for no-cost EMI with our partner institutions if you want to pay in installments.

Can I pay the semester fees?

Total fees have two components - 
- University fees and 
- Articulation fees
Articulation fees need to be paid together at once. You can avail of a 0% EMI option with a monthly instalment and a down payment of ₹25,000 to block your seat. If you are availing of 0% credit card EMI, upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions. Your bank may levy GST or other taxes on the interest component of the EMI. University fees can be paid in 2 semesters.
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