Master of Computer Applications (MCA) department is established with the fast-changing ways of business, there has been a tremendous increase in demand for applications software. The software cannot be manufactured; it has to be produced by creative people. So the work of software development is a human-intensive activity. To meet the needs of the above requirements, there is an immense need to produce high-quality application developers.
The department is having well qualified and experienced faculty members. The teaching methodology in the department goes beyond fulfilling the syllabus requirements of the curriculum, to meet today’s industry needs. Faculty motivates and guides the students to do mini projects in core subjects. Special focus is being given to developing Communication and Soft Skills. The department has a very good association with industries to uplift the student’s practical knowledge.
Students are also involved in the research activities and many of the students are taking research problems as their problem statements for their mini projects and course projects. In addition, a few faculty of the department are preparing the proposals for the In-house R&D Projects funded by the college and external agencies. A good number of faculty members are regularly attending the conferences/workshops and Faculty Development Programs etc., to enhance their quality in academics. To get themselves acquaint with the latest technological trends, the faculty are being deputed to Industrial training during the slack period of the academic year. Experts from Industries are being invited to deliver extension lectures as per the industry requirements.
Right from the inception of the department, the student’s success rate is around 95%. The department has a well-equipped laboratory with advanced systems and software. Additional experiments are being conducted in each lab to ensure more practical exposure. In addition to the Central Library, department library is functioning with 360 volumes to extend reference facility to the faculty and students. Teaching aids are used in regular academic activity. Students can also access the Digital Library from the department computer centre. Internet facility is provided for the benefit of students.
An exclusive counselling class is included in the Time-table in which each faculty is allotted with 15 students. Students are counselled in these classes and problems pertaining to their academic/personal are provided with solutions. Regularity and Discipline have been given utmost priority. Students are encouraged to actively participate in the Co-curricular and extracurricular activities organized on a regular basis by the departmental students’ association. They are encouraged to deliver a seminar in regular classes and also to present papers in various technical events. Students are being trained by conducting special classes on the ‘Core Concepts’ and ‘Soft Skills’ in the process of making them competent for the campus selections.