Bachelor of Information Technology

BIT is a degree programme of three years duration introduced in the year 2000 in order to develop the Human Resources in Information & Communication Technologies.

  • Nationally & Internationally recognised ICT qualification
  • Flexible study options with Diploma level exit points after year 1 & 2
  • e-learning support through Learning Management System (LMS)
  • TV programmes (UCSC TV)
  • Web portal for on-line access to study material
  • CD-based content for off-line access
  • Leading private institutes provide training through regional branches
  • International collaboration for curriculum design and delivery

Each year consists of two semesters. Evaluation is through continuous assessments through the LMS and semester examinations.A person with three passes in the G.C.E. (A/L) examination in one sitting, FIT (Foundation In Information Technology) conducted by UCSC or any other academic/professional qualifications deemed equivalent to above could apply for the programme. All applicants who satisfy the above entry requirements and pass the selection test which consists of analytical, quantitative and communication skills would be enrolled for the BIT degree programme provided they are not less than 17 years of age.



Medium of Examinations is English. Any part of the answer script written in any other language will not be marked.


Examinations are usually held on a Semester basis, twice within an Academic Year, starting during February-March and July-August respectively.


Applications for examinations will be entertained from prospective candidates who possess all the requisite qualifications via the BIT website. Refer examination criteria for eligibility. Examination application forms should be completed online and system generated application and the payment voucher should be printed and submitted to the BIT office. Applicants should download and print their admission cards online and bring them to the examination centre.

Students selected will be informed to register for the Year 1 of the BIT degree programme. Initially students will be granted only a provisional registration. Registration proper would be given only after the qualifications (e.g. G.C.E. (A/L)) are verified (e.g. by the Department of Examinations) or other equivalent qualifications are accepted by the University Authorities. Registration is valid for a period of one academic year. The students have to pay the registration fee annually to keep their registration valid and sit for examinations.