Department of Computer Applications (B.C.A)
1. Course Offered:
BACHELOR OF COMPUTER APPLICATION (B.C.A) – (S.F)
2. History of the Department:
The B.C.A. Department was started in the year 2010-11. Since then, The Department has been successfully functioning with a well equipped Computer Laboratory, Electronics Laboratory and a Department Library. The Department has adequate number of rooms to accommodate 113 students and 5 faculty members.
To prepare the students and make aware of software applications and hardware components in a computer independently and to be a programmer, to take up higher studies in Computer Science/Application and teacher training streams.
4. Eligibility for admission:
Candidates should have passed the Higher Secondary Examination conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Government of Tamil Nadu or any other Examinations accepted by the syndicate. as equivalent thereto.
The students shall undergo the prescribed course of study for a period of three academic years.(six semesters).
6. Medium of Instruction:
7. Course Content:
The Bachelor of Computer Application syllabus has been updated every three years by the Board of studies for Computer Science of Madurai Kamaraj University. At present there are 4 Language papers, 18 Major Computer Theory papers & 7 Computer Practical papers including 1 Digital Electronics papers.
Major Theory papers:
Digital Computer Architecure Computer Algorithm, Data Structures, Software Engineering, Computer Graphics, Computer Network, System Software, Operating System, RDBMS, C, C++, Java, HTML,Visual Basic, and Discrete Mathematics and Resource Management Technique
Major Practical Papers:
C, C++, Digital Electronics, Visual Basic, DBMS, HTML, JAVA, ORACLE, UNIX, VB, etc.,
8. Special features:
a. Well qualified, experienced and dedicated staff
b. Project work
c. Maintaining Department Library with 70 books.
d. Advanced Computer Laboratory with LCD Projector and Internet facility.
e. Well equipped Electronics Laboratory.
|Sl.No.||Name of the Staff||Designation|
|1.||Mr. O.K. Hariharan||Head|
|2.||Ms. A. Dhavapandiammal||Assistant Professor|
|3.||Mrs. G.K. Kavitha Devi||Assistant Professor|
|4.||Mr. R. Ilakkiya Muthu||Assistant Professor|
|5.||Mr. J. Shanmugavel||Assistant Professor|
Prof. O.K. Hariharan is acting as the Head of the Department. The Department has HOD and one faculty member. Both the staff members have completed M.Phil.
Most of the students are from the Tamil medium. 80% of male students and 20% of female students get enrolled in our course. Students from local and neighbouring areas (in and around Madurai) join in our course.
After introduction of autonomous system in our college, the syllabus was revised this year. This course has not produced a batch of students yet as it was introduced only in the last year (2010-2011).
The department maintains a small library with a total of 67 books.
A separate laboratory has been set up with more than 30 number of computers.
In addition to conventional class room teaching, Power Point presentation and OHP presentation are used to handle classes and seminars.
The staff members of the department are guiding the students for their learning and character. The tutor ward system is followed and students are benefited by this.
Our staff members are acting as Members of Board of studies in colleges and university. Staff members are guiding the students to take up their projects. Students are assessed through internal tests, assignments, seminars, quiz programmes and the class tests are also conducted periodically for the students.
Planned to participate in the extension activities in the near future.
Placement Cell of the college gives all the notices and brochures to the department for circulation among the students. Guest lectures and Seminars conducted by the Department motivate the students to prepare for competitive examinations and face the interview.
Students are participated in NSS and NCC activities
The department has Conducted the counselling for the poor performance students.