Department of Computer Science
1. Course Offered:
B.Sc (Computer Science)
2. History of the Department:
The B.Sc. Computer Science Course was started in the year 1987-88. Since then, the Department has produced around 500(17 batches) Computer Science graduates who are well placed in India & Abroad. The Department has been producing excellent results over a period of 19 years.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 150 students and 4 faculty members.
To prepare the students to manage the hardware and software 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 there to with Mathematics, Computer Science as one of the subjects.
The students shall undergo the prescribed course of study for a period of three academic years.(six semesters).
6. Medium of Instruction: English
7. Course Content:
The B.Sc. Computer Science syllabus has been updated every three years by the Board of studies for Computer Science of Madurai Kamaraj University. At present there are 8 Language papers, 20 Major Computer Theory papers & 10 Computer Practical papers.
Major Theory papers:
Computer Organization, Computer Algorithm, Data Structures, Microprocessor & Assembly Language programming, Software Engineering, Computer Graphics, Computer Network, System Software, Operating System, RDBMS, C, C++, Java, HTML,Visual Basic, Numerical Methods, Statistics,etc.
Major Practical Papers:
C, C++, Assembly Language, Digital Electronics, Visual Basic, HTML, JAVA, ORACLE, UNIX, VB.NET, etc.,
8. Special features:
- Well qualified, experienced and dedicated staff
b. Project work
c. Maintaining Department Library with 1000 books.
d. Advanced Computer Laboratory with Internet facility.
e. Well equipped Electronics Laboratory.The Department staff are guiding M.Phil (Computer Science) scholars of various niversities.The Department conducts a One Day Inter Collegiate Academic and Cultural festival “CYBER HILLS” every year to extract the hidden talents of the young Computer scientists.
|Sl.No.||Name of the Staff||Designation|
|2.||Tmt.K.R. Kavitha||Asst. Prof.|
|3.||Tmt.R. Shobanarani||Asst. Prof.|
|4.||Tmt. T.O.Vinodini||Asst. Prof.|
|5.||Tmt. D. Saranya||Asst. Prof.|
|6.||Tm. S. Anitha||Asst. Prof.|
Prof. K.R. Thanikasalam is acting as the Head of the Department which has 3 faculty members. Two have completed M.Phil. All are qualified for M.C.A. Degree. This department is offering B.Sc. CS course.
Most of the students are from the Tamil medium. 85% of male students and 15% 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.
The department maintains forty computers with modern softwares.
Every year books are added to the department library and computers are updated to the current knowledge.
In addition to conventional class room teaching, Power Point presentation and OHP presentation are used to handle classes and seminars.
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.
Students are given opportunities to take seminar on general topics and syllabus oriented topics. They also take part in the department association activities.
Coaching classes are arranged for poor students and Spoken English Classes are attended by the students.
The department has planned to conduct National level Seminar and Conferences.