Bachelor of Computer Science (BCS) atUWaterloo David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

Course Commencement Date Sep , 2023 View all dates


4 - 5 years (Full Time)

Course Level

UG Degree

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  • Applicants will develop a broad understanding of computer science in areas including systems, and networks, algorithms, and software engineering
  • Applicants with co-op option complete this program in 5 years, whereas applicants with regular option will complete this program in 4 years
  • Students will study courses like Calculus, Algebra, Linear Algebra, Introduction to Computer Science/Designing Functional Programs and Elementary Algorithm Design and Data Abstraction


  • University Rankings
    • #151-200

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2020

    • #149

      - QS 2022

    • #201-250

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #199

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 39,54,720
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 7,46,483
InsuranceINR 45,300
Books and suppliesINR 1,42,010
TotalINR 9,33,793

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 CAD = INR 59.92


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 26ᵗʰ October 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria


  • Applicants must have passed the follwoing requirements:
    • Standard XII Mathematics (Standard XII Applied Mathematics is not accepted), minimum final grade of 90%.
    • Standard XII English.
    • One other Standard XII course, minimum final grade of 90%.
    • All Standard XII courses, minimum final grade of 85%.
  • Applicants must be a first or second division from the following:
    • All India Senior School Certificate awarded by CBSE
    • Indian School Certificate awarded by CISCE
    • other pre-university certificate awarded after 12 years of academic studies
  • Applicants will be evaluated for admission based on 10th board examination results, final 11th school grades, and predicted Grade 12 board results from their school


Marks - 90/120

  • With 25 in writing, 25 in speaking


Marks - 63/90

  • With 65 in writing, 65 in speaking


Marks - 6.5/9

  • With 6.5 in writing & speaking, 6.0 in reading & listening

English Proficiency Waiver
  • English language requirement is exempted if:
    • First language is not English AND
    • Applicant's four most recent years of full-time education were taught in an entirely English-language school system either in Canada or in another country.

Marks - 120/160

  • Results will not be accepted without subscores.

Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Additional documents required

  • Academic transcripts
  • English language test results
  • Admission information form(AIF)
  • Submit Official transcripts indicating subjects taught, grades achieved, and language of instruction (Only required if applicants have been studied in a country other than Canada)

Step 2: Start your online application

Step 3: Application fees for this course

Step 4: Application deadline

Important Dates

Sep , 2023

Course Commencement Date

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