Academic

Department of Computer Science, Computer Applications and Information Technology

AIM
To develop young technological minds and versatile personalities.


OBJECTIVE

  • The Department has evolved a comprehensive student-centric approach, designed to add significant value to the learner in an integrated manner through lab sessions, assignments, training, projects, seminars and independent-study.
  • There is a quantum value addition through participation of students and faculty in solving real-life problems of the industry.

The year 1997 is special in the annals of Nirmala College, this year records the birth of the Computer Science Department offering Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science. Our College has always adapted to the changes marking the outside world. A course in B.C.A was started in 2000 and  B.Sc Information Technology in 2008.2014 is a year which denotes the path of  success because M.Sc Computer Science was  started in this particular year.
A student-centric approach in academics has added joy to students' learning. Assignments, training, projects and seminars focus on asserting independence in their subjects. Career guidance programmes and career corner board make the students more career-conscious. Outreach and Community Services rendered by the Department contributes towards holistic education.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Non computer students of UG are inculcated with the basic knowledge of computers during the start of the programme through bridge course.
  • Counseling for students and the grievances are addressed during the tutor ward meeting
  • Individual attention for slow learners to cope up with the subjects through remedial classes
  • Highly performing students are encouraged to take up seminars, paper presentations and they help other students to develop their own software programs
  • In our Department library totally 208 books are maintained which includes Competitive books also
  • Our department is well equipped with structured laboratories with internet connection in all the systems
  • Proper placement guidance are given to the students and various students are placed in highly reputed IT companies like Wipro, TCS, Infosys, IBM, Accenture, CTS, HP, etc.,
  • Industrial need oriented technologies are imparted to the students through Skill Based subjects like PHP, Hardware Course and Multimedia
  • MOU signed with various IT companies to get assistance for placements, seminars, workshops, project guidance and guest lectures
  • Meritorious students are awarded every year with a memorial award instituted in the name of our former Head of the Department Late Mrs. Maria Baptista.

BRIDGE COURSE
A bridge course has been organized for all the first years students on (22.6.2016 – 30.6.2016) by all the first year handling staff members. This was aimed to give them the exposure on the basics and skill requirement of computer science to be beneficiary to those who had school education from various streams other then computer science.

INTERACTIVE SESSION
An interactive session with Mr. Cottalango Leon, the Oscar winner for scientific and technical achievement 2016, on 28.6.2016 had been arranged for the all (UG/PG) students to provide them with the practical knowledge on graphics and multimedia.

VALUE ADDED COURSES
Courses on various emerging technology like Dot net, Php & Android are conducted for the UG final year students between 3.00- 5.00 pm. Skilled developers from the industry handle the classes and train the students on the respective application areas. Exams will be conducted and certificates would be issued to the students for the same.

DEPARTMENT INAUGURAL
The Inauguration function of Departments of CS, BCA & BSC IT was held on 22/7/2016. The chief guest
Mrs. R.S. Lekshmi - Associate Professor, Department of Applied mathematics and computational science, PSG College of technology. She gave an eminent lecture on "Art Gallery Problem" provocating their creativity and motivating them towards research in new application areas.

PLACEMENT
Placement Training Activities are conducted periodically for all UG final years' students. A training session was arranged on 20/08/2016 to prepare the students on quantitative aptitude by Mr. Rajiv from CTS. This provided the students the essential skill which acts as a stepping stone for successful carrier in IT industry.

PTA
Meeting was held for all UG and PG I & II year students on 29/8/2016 to discuss about the student welfare and performance in academics. All the staff, students & parents actively participated in the meeting.

WORKSHOP
To tune the students' skills on upcoming trends and technologies, Android App development Workshop was conducted for PG I, II year students on 29/8/2016 & 30/8/2016. A professional trainer Mr. Ramkumar Arumugam, Android Developer & Trainer trained the students on the various scopes and application development strategies in android.

GUEST LECTURE
A Guest lecture was given to UG students on 16/9/2016 by Mr. Gowtham Kumar Shanmugam, Technical head, Accent Tehno soft, Coimbatore He gave a lecture on the recent skills and requirements to be placed in the IT industry. He also motivated them to be innovative thinkers which enabled them with the idea of possessing successful career in IT industry.

SSL ACTIVITY
Inaugural of the Social Service League was held on 26/7/2016. The councellor of Don bosco anbu illam Mrs. N. Ramya presided over the function and gave a speech on social service and child protection. She also motivated the students to be contributive to the society by participating and to be a member of such social work team.
Mrs. Visneshwari ( …..) distributed the tree sapling to all participants. Standing ovation was observed to pay tribute to
Dr. APJ. Abdul Kalam.

VISIT
Visit to mercy children home was arranged on 10/9/2016 for all UG & PG students accompanied by staff members. The children were provided with some provisions and snacks. They also were entertained by the students' culture programs. Drawing activity was conducted for the children to boost up their self confidence.

Guest Lecture on "SELF MOTIVATION AND OPTIMISTIC THINKING" by Mr. Vibin Chandar Selvaraj Campus Head, Bluecrest University college, South Africa on 03.10.2016

Department of Computer Science, Computer Applications and Information Technology conducted its biennial alumini meet here on 08/10/2016. The Alumini Congress 2016 was attended by around 35 alumini who belong to the batches that passed out in last 3 years.

Visit to mercy children home was arranged on 10/9/2016 for all UG & PG students accompanied by staff members. The children were provided with some provisions and snacks. They also were entertained by the students' culture programs.

ISTQB Certification Training and Workshop with Internation Internship by Mr. Vibin Chandar Selvaraj. The Campus Head, Blue Creast University, South Africa on 24.11.2016 to 30.11.2016.