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Computer Applications(UG)

The Department of Computer Applications (BCA) was started in the year 1998 with an aim of providing conductive ambience for learning Management & Career oriented subjects, keeping in view the changing trends in education. In the year 2009 the college has attained autonomous status which helped the department to introduce specialization subjects also came out with innovative papers to meet the current requirement of the industry. The department has always recorded a very high success rate. We are also proud of our alumni. Most of them are well placed in reputed organizations and hold key positions. Institutional training is also a part of academics which student undergoes every year to get exposure of the corporate world. The Department has been revising the syllabus regularly under the choice based system. Students every year take part in various cultural and extracurricular activities and win many prizes and bring laurels to the department and to the college.

Eligibility for Admission: 

Candidates for admission to the first year of the Degree of Bachelor of Science courses shall be required to have passed the Higher Secondary Examinations (Academic or Vocational Stream) conducted by the Government of Tamil Nadu or an Examination accepted as equivalent thereof by the Syndicate of the University of Madras.

 
Eligibility of Award of Degree: 

A candidate shall be eligible for the award of the Degree only if he /she has undergone the prescribed course of study in a College affiliated to the University for a period of not less than three academic years, passed the examinations all the Six-Semesters prescribed earning 140 (120 are meant for Langauage-1, Language-2, Allied, Major and 20 credits for other activities like Non-Major Elective, Soft Skills, Environmental Studies, Value Education, Extension activities etc.,)

 
Course of Study:

The main Subject of Study for Bachelor Degree Courses shall consist of the following:

PART – I        TAMIL / OTHER LANGUAGES

PART – II       ENGLISH

PART – III

  • CORE SUBJECTS
  • ALLIED SUBJECTS
  • PROJECT/ELECTIVES WITH THREE COURSES

PART – IV

  • NON-MAJOR ELECTIVE

(a)Those who have not studied Tamil up to XII Std. and taken a Non-Tamil Lang. under Part-I shall take Tamil comprising of two course (level will be at 6th Standard).

(b)Those who have studies Tamil up to XII Std. and taken a Non-Tamil Language under Part-I shall take Advanced Tamil comprising of two courses.

  • Skill based subjects -SOFT SKILLS
  • Environmental Studies
  • Value Education

 

PART – V

  • EXTENSION ACTIVITIES

A candidate shall be awarded a maximum of 1 Credit for Compulsory Extension Service.

All the Students shall have to enroll for NSS /NCC/ NSO (Sports & Games) Rotract/ Youth Red cross or any other service organizations in the college and shall have to put in   Compulsory minimum attendance of 40 hours which shall be duly certified by the Principal of the college before 31st March in a year.  If a student LACKS 40 HOURS ATTENDANCE in the First year, he/she shall have to compensate the same during the subsequent years.

Students those who complete minimum attendance of 40 hours in one year will get HALF A CREDIT and those who complete the attendance of 80 or more hours in two Years will get ONE CREDIT.

Literacy and population education field work shall be a compulsory component in the above extension service activities.

Subjects Offered

FIRST SEMESTER

S.

No.

Subjects Credits Exam Duration

 

Max. Marks

 

Lecture Hrs/

week

External Internal Total
1.

PART I LANGUAGE PAPER I

3 3 60 40 100 4
2. PART II ENGLISH PAPER I 3 3 60 40 100 4
3.

PART III

Core Paper I:

Fundamentals of Digital Electronics

3 3 60 40 100 5
4.

PART III

Core Paper II:

Problem Solving Techniques

3 3 60 40 100 4
5.

PART III

Core Practical I:

Digital Electronics Lab

3 3 60 40 100 3
6.

Allied  Paper I

Mathematical Foundation I

5 3 60 40 100 6
7.

PART IV

1. NON-MAJOR ELECTIVE I

2 3 60 40 100 2
8. 2. Soft Skills-I 3 3 50 50 100 2
Total 24   30

 

SECOND SEMESTER

S. No. Subjects Credits Exam Duration Max. Marks

Lecture Hrs/

Week

External Internal Total
1.

PART I LANGUAGE PAPER-II

3 3 60 40 100 4
2. PART II ENGLISH PAPER –II 3 3 60 40 100 4
3.

PART III

Core Paper III: C++ Programming

4 3 60 40 100 5
4.

PART III

Core Paper IV:

Microprocessor and its Applications

4 3 60 40

100

 

4
5.

PART III

Core Practical II :

C++ Programming Lab

3 3 60 40

100

 

3
6.

Allied Paper  II

Mathematical Foundation II

3 3 60 40 100 6
7. PART IV- 1. NON-MAJOR ELECTIVE-2 2 3 60 40 100 2
8.  2. Soft Skills-II 2 3 50 50 100 2
Total 24     30

 

THIRD SEMESTER

S.

No.

Subjects Credits Exam Duration

 

Max. Marks

 

Lecture Hrs/

week

External Internal Total
1.

PART III

Core Paper V: Java Programming

4 3 60 40 100 5
2.

PART III

Core Paper VI:  Data Structures

4 3 60 40 100 5
3.

PART III

Core Paper VII:

Graphics and Multimedia

4 3 60 40 100 4
4.

PART III

Core Practical III:

Java Programming Lab

3 3 60 40 100 4
5.

PART III

Core Practical IV:

Data Structures Lab

3 3 60 40 100 4
6.

Allied Paper III

Financial Accounting

3 3 60 40 100 6
7.

PART IV

Soft Skills-III

2 3 50 50 100 2
Total 23   30

 

FOURTH SEMESTER

S.

No.

Subjects Credits Exam Duration

 

Max. Marks

 

Lecture Hrs/

Week

External Internal Total
1.

PART III

Core Paper VIII:

Python Programming

4 3 60 40 100 5
2.

PART III

Core Paper IX: Operating Systems

4 3 60 40 100 5
3.

PART III

Core Paper X: Software Engineering

4 3 60 40 100 4
4.

PART III

Core Practical V:

Python Programming Lab

3 3 60 40 100 4
5.

PART III

Core Practical VI: Operating System and Shell Programming Lab

3 3 60 40 100 3
6.

Allied Paper IV

Cost and Management Accounting*

3 3 60 40 100 6
7.

PART IV

Soft Skills-IV

2 3 50 50 100 2
8.

PART IV

Environmental Studies

2 3 60 40 100 1
Total 25   30

 

FIFTH SEMESTER

S.

No

Subjects Credits

Exam

 Duration

Max. Marks

Lecture

Hrs.

/ week

External Internal Total  
1.

PART-III

Core Paper XI: Dot Net Programming

4 3 60 40 100 5
2.

PART-III

Core Paper XII: DBMS

4 3 60 40 100 5
3.

PART-III

Core Paper XIII: Computer Networks

4 3 60 40 100 5
4.

PART –III

Paper XIV Elective 1:

Data Mining  (or) AI and Expert Systems (or)  OOAD

4 3 60 40 100 5
5.

PART-III  Core Practical VII:

Dot Net Programming Lab

3 3 60 40 100 5
6.

PART-III  Core Practical VIII:

RDBMS Lab using ORACLE

3 3 60 40 100 5
7. PART IV Value Education 1 3 60 40 100 -
  TOTAL 23   30

 

SIXTH SEMESTER

S.

No

Subjects Credits Exam Duration Max. Marks

Lecture Hrs.

/ week

External Internal Total  
1.

PART-III

Core Paper  XV:  PHP Programming

4 3 60 40 100 5
2.

PART-III

Core Paper XVI:

Mobile Application Development

4 3 60 40 100 5
3. PART-III Core Paper  XVII: DAA 4 3 60 40 100 5
4.

PART-III Paper   XVIII Elective 2

OR (or) E-Commerce (or) Cryptography

 

4 3 60 40 100 5
5.

PART-III

Core Practical IX:

PHP Programming Lab

3 3 60 40 100 5
6.

PART-III

Core Practical X:

Mobile Application Development Lab

3 3 60 40 100 5
7.

PART V

Extension Activities

1  
  TOTAL 24   30
                 

 

Passing Minimum:

A candidate shall be declared PASS based on the following,

  • There shall be no Passing Minimum for Internal.
  • For External Examination, Passing Minimum shall be of 40% (Forty Percentage) of the maximum marks prescribed for the paper for each Theory paper/Practical/Project and Viva-voce.
  • In the aggregate (External + Internal) the passing minimum shall be of 40%.
  • She/ He shall be declared to have passed the whole examination, if she/he passes in all the papers and practical wherever prescribed/as per the scheme of examinations by earning 140 CREDITS in Parts-I, II, III, IV & V. She/he shall also fulfill the extension activities prescribed earning a minimum of 1 credit to qualify for the Degree.

 

A candidate shall be declared to have passed in each paper/practical of the main subject of study wherever prescribed, if he/she secured not less than 40% of the marks prescribed for the examination.

 

Model Marks’ Distribution Framework

Subject Name Credits Exam Duratio Maximum Marks Lecture Hours per Week
External Internal Total

PART-I

Language

  3 60 40 100  

PART-II

English

  3 60 40 100  

PART-III

Core subject

  3 60 40 100  

Core Subject :

Practical

  3 60 40 100  
Allied Subject   3 60 40 100  

PART – IV

1.      NON- MAJOR ELECTIVE

a)      Those who have studied Tamil up to XII Std. under Part-I shall take courses comprising of aptitude and management skills or Advanced Tamil comprising of two courses.

b)      Those who have not studied Tamil up to XII Std. and taken a Non-Tamil Language under Part-I shall take Tamil comprising of two course (level will be at 6th Standard).

 

 

 

 

 

3 60 40 100  
2. Skill based subjects – Soft Skills*   3 50 50 100 30

 

*Syllabus framed and approved by English Department

 

The following procedure is followed for Internal Marks:

Theory Paper Internal Marks

Criteria Marks Awarded
Test (Best 2 out of 3) 10
Attendance 05
Seminars 05
Assignments 05
Total Marks 25

                                    Breakup of Attendance Percentage

Range of Attendance Marks Awarded
< 60% 00
61% to 75% 03
76% to 90% 04
91% to 100% 05

 

                                          Practical- Internal Marks

Criteria Marks Awarded
Attendance 05
Practical Test (Best 2 out of 3) 30
Record 05
Total Marks 40

Requirements for proceeding to Subsequent Semester:

  1. Candidates shall register their names for the First Semester Examination after the admission in UG Courses.
  2. Candidates shall be permitted to proceed from the First Semester up to Final Semester irrespective of their failure in any of the Semester Examination subject to the condition that the candidates should register for all the arrear subjects of earlier semesters along the current (subsequent) semester subjects.
  • Candidates shall be eligible to go to subsequent semester, only if they earn sufficient attendance as prescribed therefore by the Academic council of the college from time to time.

Provided in case of a candidate earning less than 50% of attendance in any one of the Semesters due to any extraordinary circumstances such as medical grounds, such candidates who shall produce Medical Certificate issued by the Authorized Medical Attendant (AMA), duly certified by the Principal of the college, shall be permitted to proceed to the next semester and to complete the Course of study.  Such candidates shall have to repeat the missed semester by rejoining after completion of final semester of the course, after paying the fee for the break of study as prescribed by the University from time to time.

 

Classification of successful candidates:

PART- I:  TAMIL / OTHER LANGUAGES (French, Sanskrit, Hindi and Telugu)

TAMIL/OTHER LANGUAGES:  Successful candidates passing the Examinations for the Language and securing the marks (i) 60 percent and above and (ii) 50 percent and above but below 60 percent in the aggregate shall be declared to have passed the examination in the FIRST and SECOND class, respectively.  All other successful candidates shall be declared to have passed the examination in the THIRD Class.

PART – II: ENGLISH

ENGLISH: Successful candidates passing the examinations for English and securing the marks (i) 60 percent and above and (ii) 50 percent and above but below 60 percent in the aggregate shall be declared to have passed the examination in the FIRST and SECOND Class, respectively.  All other successful candidates shall be declared to have passed the examination in the THIRD class.

 

PART – III: CORE SUBJECTS, ALLIED SUBJECTS, PROJECT / ELECTIVE with three options:

Successful candidates passing the examinations for Core Courses together and securing the marks (i) 60 percent and above (ii) 50 percent and above but below 60 percent in the aggregate of the marks prescribed for the Core courses together shall be declared to have passed the examination in the FIRST and SECOND Class respectively.  All other successful candidates shall be declared to have passed the examinations in the Third Class.

PART – IV (consisting of sub items 1 (a), (b) & (c), 2, 3 and 4) as furnished in the Regulations 4 Part-IV supra.

PART – V: EXTENSION ACTIVITIES:

Successful candidates earning of 1 credit SHALL NOT BE taken into consideration for Classification/Ranking/ Distinction.

 

Ranking:

Candidates who pass all the examinations prescribed for the course in the FIRST APPEARANCE ITSELF ALONE are eligible for Ranking/ Distinction. Candidates who pass all the examinations prescribed for the Course with a break in the First Appearance due to the reasons as furnished in the Regulations 7 (iii) supra are only eligible for classification.

Transitory provision:

Candidates who have undergone the course of study prior to the academic year 2008 – 2009 will be permitted to appear for the examinations under those Regulations for a period of TWO years i.e. up to and inclusive of April/May 2012 Examinations. Thereafter, they will permit to appear for the examination only under the Regulations then in force.

 

QUESTION PAPER PATTERN CONSISTS OF 3 PARTS :

  • For Theory

Duration: 3 hours                                                          Max Marks: 100

Part – A

FIVE out of EIGHT questions. (5 x 5 = 25 Marks)

At least ONE question from each unit and not more than two questions from each unit.

Part –B

FIVE questions (Internal Choice) (5 x 15 = 75 Marks)

ONE question from each unit. (Either or type).

 

For Practicals

Duration: 3 hours                                                                              Max Marks: 60

The External Examiner will prepare a question paper on the spot with the help of the Question Bank supplied by the Controller’s office.

M. Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., PGDCA, B.Ed.,

Profile Picture Name of the Faculty Educational Qualifications Area of Specialization
  Dr. T. Velmurugan,
Advisor & Head,
M.Sc, M.Phil.,Ph.D.,PGDCA, B.Ed. -
Mrs. S. Sivaranjani
Assistant Professor
M.C.A., M.Phil, SET -
Mr. N. Jagadeesan.,
Assistant Professor
M.Sc., M.Phil., -
Ms. C. Anbarasi
Assistant Professor
 
M.Sc.,M.Phil.,B.Ed., -
Ms. U. Latha
Assistant Professor
M.Sc.,M.C.A.,M.Phil., -
Ms. D. Clara Shanthi
Assistant Professor
M.C.A.,M.Phil.,M.Tech., -
Ms. S. Amutha
Assistant Professor
M.C.A.,M.Phil., -
Ms. S. Kavitha
Assistant Professor
 
M.C.A.,M.Phil., SET., -
Ms. L. Meena
Assistant Professor
 
M.C.A.,M.Phil.,   -
Ms. K. Ramya
Assistant Professor  
M.C.A.,M.Phil.,SET -
Ms. M. Archana
Assistant Professor
 
M.Sc.,M.Phil., -
  Ms. A. S. Thenmozhi
Assistant Professor (Part Time)  
M.Sc., M.C.A., M.Phil, PGDCA., -
Mr. S. Jaisankar
Lab Assistant  
- -
Mr. T. S. LokeshKumar,
Lab Assistant  
; B.Sc., -
Mr. D. Srinivasan
Lab Assistant
B.Sc. -

Academic & Cultural Activities:

The department every year conducts academic and technical fest “CYBERFEST”.  More than 1000 students from various colleges in and around the Chennai city participate in this program. It is a perfect stage for the students to demonstrate their talents and skills in the various events like Debugging, OSPC, Paper presentation, Web designing etc., Seminar (I) Topic: Career Management and Guidance Resource Person: Mr. James G. Prakash Organisation: L & N Medra Agro Year: I year BCA students Date:  01/08/2016  (II)  Topic: Digital Payment Methods and Recent Trends in IT Industry Resource Person(s): Dr. R. GokulaKrishnan, Mr. G. Sreedhar, Mr. S.G. Subramanian & Dr. M.V. Srinath Organisation: Various IT Industry Year: I,II & III year BCA students Date:  10/01/2017   STUDENTS FORUM:  Every year a student forum is elected to organize and co-ordinate the various academic & technical activities among the students of the department. Following are the student forum members for the academic year 2017-18:  Sebastian Rohit, III BCA A, President

Shanmugam, III BCA B, Vice-President

S. Madhan, III BCA B, Secretary

Pooja, III BCA A, Join-Secretary

SaravanaPrabhu & R. KiranKumar, III BCA A, Treasurer

Mageshwari, III BCA B, Join-Treasurer

Rageshwaran, II BCA A, Cultural Secretary

Hemanth, II BCA B, Asst. Cultural Secretary

Saran, III BCA B, Cultural Co-Ordinator

Pavithra, III BCA A, Asst. Cultural Co-Ordinator

Gopinath, III BCA A, Event Co-Ordinator

Rupeshkumar, III BCA B, Asst. Event Co-Ordinator

Rahul, III BCA A, Sports Secretary

Janani, III BCA B, Asst. Sports Secretary

STUDENTS ACHIEVEMENTS: SEMINARS/CULTURALS/SPORTS IN VARIOUS COLLEGES:

Harish. C and Santhosh Kumar. K won Ist prize in Dumb Sharads.

Harish. C won Ist prize in Word Search

Harish. C and P. Muthu C won IInd  prize in Connexions

P. Muthu won IInd  prize in Debugging

Vinitha. R, Sheeba. H, Vanitha. R and Punitha. P won IIIrd prize in Dance

Dinesh Panchariya. R won Ist prize in Fashion Show

Ghaanesh. P won IInd  prize in Dance

S.Agilan and A.Saran won IInd  prize in Face Painting

Pooja, Pavithra, C.Harish, Balaji, A. Gopinath, Karthik and Ravi won IIIrd prize in Ad-Zap

Atul and Harshil won IIIrd prize in Paper Presentation.

S.Agilan and A.Saran won IIIrd prize in Face Painting

J. Pramodh Raja and S. Agilan won Ist prize in Logo Designing.

A.Gopinath, S.Saravana Prabhu, R.Kiran kumar, J.Ranjith kumar, A. Sebastian Rohit, and M. Dhakshana Moorthy won IInd prize in Ad-Zap.

S. Ayush Jain won IInd prize in Ramp Walk.

Abbey won Ist prize in Debugging

Sivaraman won IInd prize in Coding.

S. Rageshwaran won IIIrd prize in Stress review.

A. Sebastian Rohit ,S.Saravana Prabhu, , M. Dhakshana Moorthy, R.Kiran kumar and A.Gopinath won IInd prize in Ad-Zap

M. Dhakshana  Moorthy won Ist prize in GamingPS2.

Vijay Kumar won IInd  prize in GamingPS2.

A. Sebastian Rohit ,S.Saravana Prabhu, , M. Dhakshana Moorthy and Sugumar won Ist prize in Ad-Zap. Atul and Harshil won Ist prize in Paper Presentation.

Dinesh kumar won IInd prize in Debugging.

Santhosh and Aravind won Ist  prize in Quiz.

A. Sebastian Rohit ,S.Saravana Prabhu, , M. Dhakshana Moorthy ,Kiran kumar,

Gopinath and Narayanan won Ist prize in Ad-Zap.

  • A.Gopinath won IInd prize in Gaming.
  • Karthik. G won IIIrd   Prize in Memes.
  • S.Rageshwaran won Ist  prize in Stress Review.
  • A. Sebastian Rohit ,S.Saravana Prabhu, M. Dhakshana Moorthy ,Kiran kumar and

Gopinath won IInd prize in Ad-Zap.

  • A. Sebastian Rohit ,S.Saravana Prabhu, Kiran kumar, Rajesh and Sugumar won IInd prize in Mime.
  • S. Vishnu and S. Prabakaran won IInd prize in Quiz.
  • Rhakesh won Ist Prize in PCGaming.
  • A. Sebastian Rohit ,S.Saravana Prabhu, Kiran kumar, M. Dhakshana Moorthy and Sugumar won  Ist prize in Ad-Zap
  • S.Rageshwaran won Ist prize in PPT Presentation.
  • S.Agilan and A.Saran won Ist prize in E-Waste.
  • Nivetha and Hemasri won IInd prize in E-Waste

PLACEMENTS: Following are the list of few companies where the students got placed:

Ernst & Young

 

TCS

 

CTS

 

Deloitte

 

RBS

 

Accenture

 

Sutherland

 

L&T