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Department of Computer Application

About Computer Application Department

Welcome to Department of Computer Applications.

The Department of Computer Applications (MCA course) was started in 2004 and BCA was started in 2013. The MCA programme is a two year full time post graduate course comprising four semesters. The MCA program has a current annual intake of 15 students. The BCA programme is a three year full time under graduate course comprising six semesters. It has a current annual intake of 50 students. The MCA & BCA programme are affiliated to Thiruvalluvar University, which focuses on providing a sound theoretical background as well as a good practical exposure to the students in the relevant areas. It constantly keeps its individuals in track with state-of-the art computer technologies and is dedicated in providing a cutting-edge, industry oriented education in applied computer science. It aims at producing individuals, who can successfully meet the rigorous demands of the Information Age. It aids scholars to evolve academic strategies and work toward academic goals rooted in human value for knowledge-based achievements in Information Technology.

The Computer applications Department aims to make a place at both national and international level by producing high quality ethically rich computer application engineers with the ability to adapt the upcoming challenges in information technologies and their applications to cater to the ever changing industrial and societal needs. It is committed to provide a supportive, friendly and challenging learning and research environment. Moreover, it endeavors to establish itself as a Centre of excellence in teaching and research to produce skilled human resources for sustainable nation’s growth and having technological impact on the people’s life. The department has a team of passionate academic staff with a wide range of research interests. The faculty members of the Computer Applications Department have very strong academic credentials. The department has 02 doctorate degrees from outstanding institutions and they are very active in research. The faculty has commitment and dedication for teaching and providing a good learning environment for the student growth. Curriculum of the department provides a good theoretical foundation through high-quality teaching and extensive practical training. In addition to regular curriculum the department regularly organizes various seminars, conferences, faculty development program (FDP), short term training program (STTP) and workshops etc., with the funding from various agencies for the benefit of faculties and students in the area of computer applications. It aims to motivate the students to enhance their software development skills, soft skills, personality development etc.

VISION:

To be the front runner in Computer Applications education and to foster the students into globally competent professionals with expertise in software development and aptitude for research and ethical values.

MISSION:

The department of Computer Applications is committed to

M1:  Provide the ambience to become industry ready Professionals, Researchers and Entrepreneurs by offering courses on cutting edge technology and advanced laboratory courses for the Students.

M2:  Provide a conducive environment for faculty to engage in and train students in progressive and convergent research themes by establishing Centres of Excellence.

M3:  Impart high quality experiential learning to get expertise in modern software tools and to cater to the real time requirements of the industry.

M4:  Inculcate problem solving and team building skills and promote lifelong learning with a sense of societal and ethical responsibilities.

Objective of the department

The objectives of the department are to innovate the areas of Computer Applications; to advance and enhance commercial application and visual application development; to build interest in students for specialized research in inventing new database design and to guide students in the building efficient information systems; to create new database engines; and to create new Query languages.

The department emphasizes value based quality education in Computer Application and the curriculum reflects the depth and width of Computer Application where emphasis is laid on practical understanding of technology; The lab is designed with an IT environment and equipped with projectors. The placement cell process provides students with every opportunity to enter top ranking companies.

Features available in the department

1.   Advances in computers and the growth of information technology are changing our lives and societies in considerable ways. In such a world, computer science is the foundational technology for building a rich and fulfilling information society. The Department of Computer Applications is committed to fostering researchers and software developers to support the foundation of this information society.

2.   Comprehensive hardware development

3.   Techniques and basic theories necessary for designing advanced software and efficiently developing and implementing large scale software

4.   Development of better interfaces between humans and computers

5.   To provide the future leaders in the area of computer application and information technology through the development of human intellectual potential to its fullest extent.

6.   To enable the students to acquire globally competence through developing their problem solving skills and exposure to latest developments in the area of computer application and information technologies.

7.   To educate the students about their professional, social and ethical responsibilities.

8.   It has its own library which has an extensive collection of books, reference materials for satisfying the academic and research needs of the students and faculty. The Library and Information Centre consists a Reference Section, Circulation Section, and Periodical Section.

9.   New suggestions: The Library always encourages all students and faculty to recommend new books in order to strengthen their collection. The students and faculty members can also suggest new titles by completing necessary formalities.

10.                The Department Organizes both Technical and Co-curricular events to motivate the students to showcase their talents every year.

List of Faculty Members

SL. NO

NAME OF THE STAFF  

QUALIFICATION

DESIGNATION

SHIFT

1

Dr. K. ARULANANDAM

MCA., M. Phil., Ph.D.,

HEAD & ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

I

2

Mr. B. MANIVANNAN

MCA., M. Phil., B.Ed., (SET)

GUEST LECTURER

I

3

Mrs. B. REVATHI

MCA., M. Phil., B.Ed.,

GUEST LECTURER

I

4

Mrs. G. MYTHILI

MCA., M. Phil., B.Ed.,

GUEST LECTURER

I

5

Mrs. K. LOGANAYAKI

MCA., M. Phil.,

GUEST LECTURER

I

6

Mrs. K. SATHIS KUMAR

MCA., M. Phil.,

GUEST LECTURER

I

LIST OF M.PHIL AND PH.D APPROVED SUPERVISOR

SL.

NO

NAME OF THE STAFFS  

QUALIFICATION

DESIGNATION

DEPARTMENT

APPROVED

M.Phil

Ph.D

1

Dr. K. ARULANANDAM

MCA., M. Phil., Ph.D.,

HEAD & ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Yes

Yes

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Dr. K. Arulanandam

Head,Department of Computer Applications

arulanandam@gtmc.edu.in