Master of Computer Application

MCA

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.

 

Vision & Mission

VISION

Excellence in computer application development and research with robust environmental and social outlook.

MISSION

  • Impart quality education in computer applications and mould competent professionals for industrial and societal needs.
  • Encourage research and take up collaborative projects.
  • Inculcate the habits of continual learning, sustainable computing and ethical responsibilities.

 

 

Contact Information

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Dr. Nadera Beevi. S

Professor (HOD)

Head of the Department, MCA
TKM College of Engineering,
Kollam - 5, Kerala.


Email: snnadera06@gmail.com, nadera@tkmce.ac.in

Office Phone:

Mobile: 8547791197

Department Info

Course Duration Intake
MCA 3 years 40

 

Programme Educational Objectives

The Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) are

  • Excel in professional career and / pursue higher education and research utilizing the knowledge gained in mathematics and computational domain.
  • Ability to analyse real world problems and develop economically feasible and environmentally acceptable solutions.
  • Work in multidisciplinary teams with robust ethical and sustainable computing perspectives, adaptable to the changing trends in technology and society by engaging in lifelong learning.

 

Program Outcomes (POs)

  1. Apply knowledge of computing fundamentals, mathematics and computer application for the abstraction and conceptualisation of computing model from defined problems and requirements.   
  2. Identify, formulate and review literature to solve complex computing problems using fundamental principles of mathematics and computing domain.
  3. Design and evaluate components, processes and solutions for specific task with ample consideration for health, safety, societal and environmental aspects.
  4. Conduct investigation of computing problems using research methods to provide valid conclusions.
  5. Adapt and apply modern tools, resources and techniques in complex computing requirements, considering its limitations. 
  6. Understand and commit to ethics, responsibilities and cyber regulations in professional practice.
  7. Instil the habit of continual learning for professional development adapting to changing trends in technology.
  8. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of computing and management principles, to function effectively as a team member/leader in multidisciplinary environments to manage projects.
  9. Communicate effectively with computing community and society by comprehending ideas, composing documents and delivering effective presentations. 
  10. Identify opportunity to evolve as an entrepreneur and pursue the same for the benefit of individual and society.

Programme

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

Admission Eligibility

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.

Examination

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

  1. A candidate shall be declared to have passed the semester examination in full if he/she secures not less than 40% marks in written examination and not less than 50% marks in written ( university) plus sessional marks put together in each paper. This rule applies to practical also. In the case of project works the student has to earn a minimum of 50% in university examination and a minimum of 50% for university examination plus sessional marks put together for a pass. For the subjects which have only sessional marks, a minimum of 50% is required for a pass.
  2. If a student fails in one or more subjects, he/she needs to reappear only in those subjects. The rules for supplementary examinations will be same as that of the existing regulations.
  3. Classification of (Pass) results into I Class, II Class etc shall be as per the scheme prior to scheme prior to 2011 admissions

Sessional Marks

The sessional marks are awarded based on 2 class tests and assignments/ lab reports for theory/ practical and attendance. Split up is shown below:

Theory

Attendance 20%
Assignments ( minimum 2 ) 30%
Class tests ( minimum 2) 50%

Practical

Attendance 20%
Performance in the lab(lab
reports and experiments)
40%
Lab tests ( minimum 2) 40%

Mini Project

Attendance 20%
Topic 10%
Performance 30%
Evaluation 40%

Main Project

Topic 10%
Performance 50%
Evaluation 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.

Library

library

  • The Department library is located adjacent to the computer lab and caters to the needs of the students and the staff. The library has a good collection of computer related books. It also subscribes the best periodicals – both Indian and foreign, relating to information technology.
  • Back volumes of international technical journals are also available for reference.
  • The library also has a good collection of CD-ROMs, which help the students to obtain the emerging software. A large number of books are being added to the library every year.
  • The library enables the students to access a large collection of project and seminar reports.
  • Question banks of all subjects are available for reference.
  • A number of books are added to the library every year.

Laboratory

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.

 Facilities provided

  • High speed Internet access
  • Smart class
  • Multifunctional printers
  • UPS backup

Faculty

NameDesignationEmail
Dr. Nadera Beevi. S Professor (HOD)snnadera06@gmail.com
Prof. Vaheetha SalamAssociate Professorvaheethas@gmail.com
Prof. Natheera Beevi M Assistant Professornatheerabeevim@gmail.com
Prof. Fousia M Shamsudeen Assistant Professorfousiasahala@gmail.com
Prof. SHEERA SHAMSUAssistant Professorsheera.shms@gmail.com
Ms. Saleema A Ad-hoc/Guestsalee.kalam@gmail.com
Ms. Neena Shajahan Ad-hoc/Guestzwin.re@gmail.com

Staff

Name Designation Email
Shailaja Raveendranath Computer Programmer shailajasivaprasad@gmail.com
H. Mansurudeen Computer Programmer punalurmansur@gmail.com
Ramesan R Tradesman ramesanr12345@gmail.com

Research

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

Achievements

  • Many IT Companies and Engineering firms visited our campus during last few years and placement was offered to students through tests.
  • The reputed companies offered placements to our students are: TCS, WIPRO, INFOSYS , ASDS, HCL, IBM,ORACLE, PCS, ASHOK LEYLAND,CG MAERSK, COMPRO, SIP, NEST, IBS, US SOFTWARES, SUN TEC, HELTHCARE, AVENIER, TRANSMATICS, STABLIZ, MINDTREE.

Department owns the credit of having the Best Student Project Award of TCS consecutively for the last few years.

Ranks

  • MCAs of our institution stand always at top places of Kerala University examinations. The students from this department have acquired University rank during 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2010, and 2012, 2014 and 2015.

Foreign Assignments

  • Many students, who were appointed by reputed companies underwent training at companies abroad and most of them are placed at top positions there. MCA holders of TKMCE , spans all over the world with commanding positions

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Time Table

 

 

Timetable-June-Oct-2016

 

Electives

 

               Elective – I                  Elective – II                       
  1. 404.1 Software Project Management
11.405.1   Systems Programming
  1. 404.2 Management Information Systems
11.405.2   Principles of Compiler Design
  1. 404.3 Web Technology
11.405.3   Theory of Computation
  1. 404.4 Software Testing
11.405.4   Computer Hardware Design

 

Elective – III Elective – IV
11.504.1   Bio Informatics 11.505.1    Client Server Computing
11.504.2   Soft Computing 11.505.2    Cryptography & Network Security
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

 

 

 

 

 

Electives  Offered

Code Subject Semester
11.404.2 Management Information Systems IV
11.405.1 Systems Programming IV
11.504.5 Unix & Shell Programming V
11.505.2 Cryptography & Network security V

Associations

Association

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.

Downloads

1 MCA Curriculum 2016 KTU
2 2015 Scheme Syllabus
3 2011 Scheme Syllabus

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