DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
About the Department
The Department of Computer Applications was established in the year 2003-04. MG university affiliation was granted for BCA programme with complementary subjects Mathematics and Statistics and common course as English. The first batch of students graduated in the year 2007. BCA is a technical degree which prepares students for careers in the field of computer applications and software development.
To create employable, value instilled IT professionals who can contribute positively to the overall development of the nation.
- To prepare highly skilled and competent I.T. professionals through quality lectures, guidance, and industry associations.
- Train students of all ability levels to effectively apply skills in computer science to take up real-world challenges
- We strive to develop disciplined, honest and responsible individuals who can work wisely to serve the country.
Bachelor of Computer Applications ( BCA)
The revised syllabus for Computer Application provides a strong foundation to pursue post graduation programme in computer science / applications. The knowledge acquired by the students may also equip them to meet the industrial need, and get placed.
The Programme in Computer Application is designed with the following specific objectives.
- To attract young minds to the potentially rich & employable field of computer applications.
- To be a foundation graduate programme which will act as a feeder course for higher studies in the area of Computer Science/Applications.
- To develop skills in software development so as to enable the graduates to take up self-employment in Indian & global software market.
- To Train & Equip the students to meet the requirement of the Industrial standards.
The UG programme in Computer Applications includes Common courses, Core courses, Complementary courses, Open courses, Seminar, Project and viva voce. No course shall carry more than four credits. The student shall select any one open course in semester V offered by various departments of the College.
Duration of Course
The programme shall normally extend over a period of three academic years consisting of six semesters.
Eligibility for admission
The eligibility for admission to BCA Degree Programme under the Mahatma Gandhi University is a pass in Pre-degree, Plus Two or equivalent examinations in science stream with Mathematics/Computer Science/Informatics Practices as a compulsory subject.
Consolidated Scheme – I to VI Semesters of BCA Sem
Semester IEnglish-I - Common
Mathematics - Complementary
Basic Statistics - Complementary
CA1CRT01 -Computer Fundamentals and Digital Principles- Core
CA1CRT02-Methodology of Programming and C Language- Core
CA1CRP01-Software Lab I (Core)
Semester IIEnglish-II - Common
Discrete Mathematics- Complementary
CA2CRT03 -Data Base Management Systems- Core
CA2CRT04-Computer Organization and Architecture- Core
CA2CRT05-Object oriented programming using C++ -Core
CA2CRP02-Software Lab- II -Core
Advanced Statistical Methods- Complementary
CA3CRT06-Computer Graphics -Core
CA3CRT07-Microprocessor and PC Hardware -Core
CA3CRT08-Operating Systems -Core
CA3CRT09-Data Structure using C++ -Core
CA3CRP03-Software Lab III -Core
Semester IVOperational Research -Complementary
CA4CRT10-Design and Analysis of Algorithms- Core
CA4CRT11- System Analysis & Software Engineering -Core
CA4CRT12-Linux Administration -Core
CA4CRT13-Web Programming using PHP -Core
CA4CRP04-Software Lab IV -Core
Semster VCA5CRT14-Computer Networks -Core
CA5CRT15-IT and Environment -Core
CA5CRT16-Java Programming using Linux -Core
CA5OPT-- Open Course -Core
CA5CRP05 -Software Lab V- Core
CA5CRP06-Software Development Lab I (Mini Project in PHP) -Core
Semester VICA6CRT17 -Cloud Computing -Core
CA6CRT18 -Mobile Application development- Android -Core
CA6PET-- -Elective -Core
CA6CRP07 –Software Lab VI & Seminar -Core
Open Course(OP) : CA5OPT01 : Informatics and Cyber Ethics, CA5OPT02 : Computer Fundamentals, Internet & MS Office.
Electives (PE) : CA6PET01: Data Mining, CA6PET02: Digital Image Processing, CA6PET03: Soft Computing
Add on Course: Python Programming
The department offers add-on course to bridge the gap between industry demands and academic syllabus. The college has enrolled for IIT Spoken tutorial program with IIT, Mumbai for the academic year 2020-21. This program trains students on free open source software.
|1||Smt. Nisha Sanjay||MCA, M.Phil [HOD]||14 yrs|
|2||Smt. Sharmila Francis||MCA||12 yrs|
|3||Smt. Ranimol.V.G||MCA||12 yrs|
|4||Smt. Andal V||MCA, M.Phil||21 yrs|
|5||Sri. Vishnu Mohanan||MCA||2 yrs|
|6||Smt. Remilda Rajan||M.Tech.||2 yrs|
- Wi-Fi enabled fully furnished lab
- Class rooms equipped with overhead projectors and system units
- Online sessions through Microsoft teams
Department organizes workshops and seminars/webinars on latest technologies. We also host intercollegiate IT fests and inter department and intra department competitions.
Our students have secured excellent placements in MNCs like TCS, Wipro Technologies, Infosys, Deloitte, Yodlee, Cognizant and Sutherland.
|List of BCA students placed in the year 2021|
|SlNo||Name of the student||Name of the Company|
|1.||Aswathy Muraleedharan||Deloitte USI, Wipro technologies, Yodlee|
|3.||Nazarin S||Deloitte USI|
|4.||Durgha Jayssel||Deloitte USI|
|5.||Aakash Thomas||Delotte USI|
|6.||Nibin Job||Wipro Technologies, Sutherland|
|7.||Ajay Kumar A||Wipro Technologies|
|8.||Ren Joseph||Wipro Technologies, Sutherland, Cognizant|
|9.||Anjali S Pai||Wipro Technologies, Sutherland (Non-voice)|
|10.||Vishnu T Sunil||Wipro Technologies, Sutherland (Non-voice)|
|13.||Jagath M M||Wipro, Sutherland|
|15.||Vivek S Nair||Sutherland, Infosys|
|16.||Adarsh Vinod||Sutherland (Non-voice)|
|17.||Antonio Nivil||Sutherland (Non-voice)|
|18.||Govind P||Sutherland (Non-voice)|
|19.||Ivin T P||Sutherland (Non-voice)|
|20.||Kevin Paul||Sutherland (Non-voice)|
|21.||Mary Sandra K M||Sutherland (Non-voice)|
|22.||A.Navaneeth Prabhu||Sutherland (Non-voice)|
|23.||Renchu Laji||Sutherland (Non-voice)|
|24.||Sebin Varghese||Sutherland (Non-voice)|
|25.||Treesa Geethu||Sutherland (Non-voice)|
|26.||Vishnudas A. V||Sutherland (Non-voice)|
|List of BCA students placed in the year 2020|
|Name of the Student||Name of the Company|
|5||Akhil K Thomas||TCS|
|6||Harikishnan K N||TCS|
|7||Vishnu C S||TCS|
|9||Shefana A S||TCS|
|11||Durga Lakshmi G||Yodlee|
|12||S. Narasimha Prabhu||Yodlee|
|13||Abel Kooran Sojan||Infosys|
|18||Aswin V S||Infosys|
|19||Athish Jobin nan RK A||Infosys|
|20||Christy K Terence||Infosys|
|21||Essaky Muthu R||Infosys|
|27||P Y Syed Mohammed Azhar||Infosys|
|28||S Narasimha Prabhu||Infosys|
|32||Arun S Menon||Sutherland|
|34||Sheen J mary||Sutherland|
|35||Nevil A J||Sutherland|
|37||Zephania Rose M||Sutherland|
|40||Sreyas K S||Sutherland|
|41||Sivakumar B Menon||Sutherland|
|42||Saad Bin Shaheen||Sutherland|
|44||Lubabath P U||Sutherland|
|49||Abel Kooran Sojan||Wipro|
|57||U T Lintu||Cognizant|
|58||Zephaniya Rose M||Cognizant|
Activities in the year 2020
|1||16 July 2020||Computer Application||A webinar on Leadership practices by Mr Cyril Jose, Assistant Vice President--Training, Federal Bank||All BCA students|
|2||18 July 2020||Computer Application||A webinar onAI and Neural Networks by Dr MV Rajesh, Assistant professor, Dept of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Govt Model Engineering College, Thrikkakara||All BCA students|
|3||17 November 2020||Computer Application||Talk on Frameworks in IT (online session)by Ms Sneha Annie John, Project Head, Exploric Solutions||Final years|
|4||24 November 2020||Computer Application||Webinar on Latest trends in IT by Ms Jaya Sudha Mohan, Cognitz Infotech||Final years|
|5||28 November 2020||Computer Application||A webinar on Foundation Of AI--An orientation Program for first years by Logic Bangalore||All BCA students|
|6||19/01/2021||Computer Application||IBM Badge Orientation program (online)by Educkshetra. Roshini, Director -Educ kshetra and Mr Sreejith,Microsoft certified educator and trainer handled the session.||All BCA students|
|7||20/01/2021||Computer Application||Orientation program(online) by Ms Vinitha Jayan||First year BCA students|
|8||9/02/2021||Computer Application||Webinar on Digital Marketing: Present and Future, by Mr Jitto Jose, CEO and Founder of Internet Leads Training||All BCA students|
|10||18/03/2021||Computer Application||Workshop on Aptitude training (offline mode) by Mr Krishna Swamy, Director of Konfidence(IIMK Alumni)||Second year BCA students|
|12||27/03/2021, 28/03/2021and 3/04/2021, 4/04/2021||Computer Application||Online Live class(total of 12 hours) on Cyber security and Ethical hacking by E-cell( IIT Kharagpur event) in association with www.makeintern.com||First year and Second year students|
|13||07/04/2021||Computer Application||Felicitation ceremony(offline mode)||Final year students|
- Hands on Workshop on Python Programming
- Seminar on Digital Marketing
- Aptitude Training
- Digital Marketing Workshop
- Personality Development Class
- Video Conference on Software Testing
- Seminar on Trending Programming Languages
- Seminar on Machine Learning,
PHP framework-Codeignitor and Android development
A session on latest technologies which are used in the IT industry, was organised by the college on 16th August 2019. All the students of the BCA department participated for the same. The facilitator for the program was Mr. Jilson Saji, Projecr Head, Cogniz Info who is also a software developer and a trainer.