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BSc in Computing and IT related subjects with flexible and changing entry criteria: International Trends and adoption in Indian Private Universities—A Knowledge Survey

P. S. Aithal; P. K. Paul

The world is changing rapidly empowered by the information, technology and research affairs. And for the promotion of these facets education play a great role. Developing country like India needs special support on educational promotion and development. Universities and Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) have been changed rapidly in last few years in India. Thus many new subjects, interdisciplinary subjects have been started in recent years in Indian educational institutions. In this respect subjects in the areas of Computing and Information Technologies many newer subjects have been developed internationally and also in India. There are closely related fields within the Computing and Information Technologies and all having different characteristics and applications in respective cases. International Universities are moving towards new generation programs and areas within Computing and Information Technologies for the development and applications. Traditionally within the field of Computing and Information Technologies ‘Computer Science’ treated as the first one with a due focus on mathematics and theoretical sciences. Gradually many other subjects have originated in the areas include Information Technology, Information Systems, Software Systems, Computer Applications etc. In India, among these subjects, only Computer Applications and Information Technology are widely available and practiced. The study is restricted to private universities and the programs offered in Computing and Information Technologies areas with Bachelors degree with special reference to the BSc degree only. Paper highlighted the changing pattern of eligibility and flexibility in this regard as well. 

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