Computer Applications – UG
 

The UG Department of Computer Applications was started in the year 1999-2000 to offer BCA programme with a sanctioned strength of 32. The programme aims at providing a strong foundation for the future IT professional with a judicious mix of theory papers and as well as language papers. To enable the students to have exposure to software development, the course also includes a project work as part of the curriculum during the sixth semester. The department offers M.Phil.(Part-time) in Computer Science.

 COMPUTING FACILITIES

The BCA lab has 36 number of Pentium machines connected to Windows NT, Novell Netware, and Linux servers. Internet facility is provided with 2 Mbps broadband connection. Power conditioning is done through 7.5 KVA online UPS with 2 hours battery backup, apart from normal mains supply.

 FACULTY
  • Ms. D. Sasikala, M.Sc., M.Phil.
  • Ms. S. Karpagavidhya, M.C.A.
  • Ms. S. Sudha, M.C.A., M.Phil.
  • Mr. S. Vijayan, M.C.A.

 SEMINARS / CONFERENCES ORGANIZED

The department jointly with the department of MCA actively involved in hosting the following seminars/conferences.

S.No. Date Details
1 Feb. 02 & 03, 2007 Two-day National Conference on Emerging Trends in Computers (NCETC ’07)
2 Feb. 08 & 09, 2008 Two-day National Seminar on Software Testing
3 Feb. 27 & 28, 2009 Two-day National Seminar on Research Methodology in Computer Science and Engineering

 ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES

To keep the students abreast of current topics, quiz programmes, and periodic seminars by academicians and Industry experts are arranged. Career guidance programmes and Personality development programmes are also arranged. Every year the department organizes intra-departmental competitions TECHCOM and PAPERFEST to nurture their presentation skills, debugging skills and organizing skills. Every year the students undergo a study tour to enhance their knowledge. The Deparment provides intensive training on VB.NET, CCNA and Multimedia as ADD-ON Courses. The department releases a bi-monthly news bulletin The Vasavi Edge, in association with the department of MCA.

 UNIVERSITY RANK HOLDERS
S.No. Name Year Rank
1 R. Geetha 2007-2010 8
2 N. Sureshkumar 2010-2013 4