Envisaged and established in the year 1986 the Department of Computer Application is committed to the cause of providing quality education and extensive training to nurture the students into professionals with eminence and blended to the dynamic requirements of the IT industry. The department has been offering a three year MCA Degree programme. The students are selected on the basis of their performance in the Entrance Examination conducted by the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations, Government of Kerala.
The department has functioned admirably in developing the skills of the students towards Excellency, which has helped them in earning high positions in reputed firms in India as well as abroad. The placement history is in itself a standing proof of the quality of education imparted to the students by the ever concerned department members.
Qualified and competent faculty and skilled supporting staff are the strength of the department. Along with their regular teaching work, the faculty members also attend short term training programmes at this institution and other institutions and regularly update their knowledge. The department has a very efficient advisory system which always keeps very close teacher student relationship.
Periodic seminar sessions are conducted with eminent personalities of IT discipline in and around Kerala state. National level seminars are conducted individually by the department and in association with organisations like Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd – BSNL. National level paper presentations and computer programming contest are conducted for students from various parts of India.
Excellence in computer application development and research with robust environmental and social outlook.
Dr. Nadera Beevi. S
Head of the Department, MCA
TKM College of Engineering,
Kollam - 5, Kerala.
The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are
Program Outcomes (POs)
A major objective of the MCA programme, in addition to other academic objectives, is to create skilled man power at the level of programmer, system analyst, project manager and system manager
The duration of the course is six semesters in 3 years. The student has to take, generally, 5 theory papers , 2 practical courses and one seminar /(Communicative English in the1st semester ) in the first four semesters. In the fifth semester the practical courses and the seminar together is replaced with a mini-project work. In 6th semester there is no theory /practical course but one has to do a major project work. In each week a student is supposed to get 10 practical hours and hence in every semester a total of 160 hours of practical training in the laboratories. The contact hours for theory/ tutorial comes to around 20 hours/week. The attendance in the theory & practical is compulsory
Minimum qualification for admission is B.sc. or B.com. degree with Mathematics or Statistics as one of the subjects with not less than 60% marks,excluding languages, in the qualifying examination. There will be entrance test for admission to the course.
University Examinations will be conducted at the end of each semester as per the scheme described below.
Pass Requirements and provisions for classification of successful candidates
The sessional marks are awarded based on 2 class tests and assignments/ lab reports for theory/ practical and attendance. Split up is shown below:
|Assignments ( minimum 2 )||30%|
|Class tests ( minimum 2)||50%|
|Performance in the lab(lab
reports and experiments)
|Lab tests ( minimum 2)||40%|
For seminars, the sessional marks are based on presentation / seminar report and participation.
The students are required to present the progress ( in respect of project works) twice to the Department Faculty.
Question Paper Pattern
The maximum mark for the theory examinations will be 100 and the time duration will be 3 hours. The question paper shall contain two parts, Part A and Part B. Part A shall be for 40 marks and shall contain 10 compulsory short answer questions. Part B shall be for 60 marks and shall contain three modules. Each module shall contain two full questions out of which the student has to answer only one question. Each full question shall be for 20 marks.
The Department of Computer Applications owns the credit of having the best computer lab in the college. The first computer was brought in 1982 which was PDP-11 system having line printers and plotters. Since then, the department has been upgrading its facilities by including the state-of-art technology in hardware and software available within the country and abroad. Students get vast exposure under expert guidance to all emerging technologies.
The lab is fully networked with Dual core & Core i3 Processors with multi OS access and emerging high level languages.
|Dr. Nadera Beevi. S||Professor (HOD)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Prof. Vaheetha Salam||Associate Professoremail@example.com|
|Prof. Natheera Beevi M||Assistant Professorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Prof. Fousia M Shamsudeen||Assistant Professoremail@example.com|
|Prof. SHEERA SHAMSU||Assistant Professorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Mr. Arif Muhammed A||Ad-hoc/Guestemail@example.com|
|Mr. Rahul M.S||Ad-hoc/Guestfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Shailaja Raveendranath||Computer Programmeremail@example.com|
|Sl No.||Name of Faculty||Completed/Registered &Pursuing/thesis submitted||Year of award||University/Institute||QIP/Part-time/Regular||No. ofpapers in Conf./Symp./WS||No. of papers in Nat. Journal||No. of papers in Int.Nat. Journal|
|1||Nadera Beevi S||Completed||2015||Kerala University||Part time||2||4|
|2||Natheera Beevi M||Pursuing||AnnaUniversity||Part time|
|3||Fousia M Shamsudeen||Pursuing||M.G University||Part time||2|
|4||Sheera Shamsu||Pursuing||Chennai Mathematical Institute||Part time|
Department owns the credit of having the Best Student Project Award of TCS consecutively for the last few years.
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|Elective – I||Elective – II|
||11.405.1 Systems Programming|
||11.405.2 Principles of Compiler Design|
||11.405.3 Theory of Computation|
||11.405.4 Computer Hardware Design|
|Elective – III||Elective – IV|
|11.504.1 Bio Informatics||11.505.1 Client Server Computing|
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|11.504.3 Multimedia Systems||11.505.3 Distributed Systems|
|11.504.4 Image Processing||11.505.4 Parallel Algorithms|
|11.504.5 Unix & Shell Programming||11.505.5 Distributed Database Systems|
|11.404.2||Management Information Systems||IV|
|11.504.5||Unix & Shell Programming||V|
|11.505.2||Cryptography & Network security||V|
The MCA Association coordinates and motivates student activities throughout the year. The Association Secretary, who is the student representative of the Association, is elected every academic year. The Secretary is responsible for planning and conducting various programs.
Seminars, workshops and Conferences are conducted frequently by inviting experienced and eminent personalities from the computer industry thus enabling the overall development of student’s skills and knowledge.
The inauguration of the MCA Association for the academic year 2013-2014 was held on 23rd of September 2014 at the College PTA hall. The event was inaugurated by Mr Satish Babu, Director ICFOSS, Trivandrum, in the presence of the College Principal Dr. T M Amarunnishad. The event was attended by Prof. Vaheetha Salam, the Head of the Department, along with all the staff and students of the department. The event was successfully concluded with a talk on the topic “Internet of things” by the guest, Mr. Satish Babu.