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Department of MCA

MCA is Unique

MCA has been now providing to be a unique and the mist successful course for getting very good jobs in well reputed organizations.MCA the most sought after job oriented course in all colleges attracts a large number of students who are propelled by the aim to be placed in high technical positions in india and abroad. Globalization has further accelerated the momentum of the course.Many parents are of the firm opinion that their kids must study the prestigious MCA course.

The MCA Department

The Department of mca was started in Aug 1998 with an approval of AICTE. And the affiliation of Madurai Kamaraj University. The department has adopted time honored as well as innovative method to develop its students into readily acceptable software. At present Sourashta College occupies a senior position to provide computer related courses even to satisfy the need of students hailing form rural and downtrodden areas.We are marching towards epoch-making in the annals of history of IT.

Sourashtra College MCA is different

MCA,at sourashtra College is distinctly rewarding experience to the students because the staff in the department have a clearly spelt objective to give individualized instructions to equip the learners with necessary skills and also with a strong focus on the job requirements after the successful completion of theoretical as well as practical aspects of the academic programme and on job training. The cordial Student-Teacher relationship enlivens the atmosphere and enhances learning on the college campus.


Overview

Objectives

HIGHLIGHTS OF MCA
We organized
Career Development Program (CDP)
1. Coaching class for Banking NET/SLET coaching Technical Training for MINI Projects
2. Inter-Disciplinary Program(IDP)
CCNA Multimedia Software Testing Strategies
3. Software Project Development & Placement Cell
Guidance for UG & PG Projects Placement Assurance for PG Students
We have successfully completed the First Session of our Career Development Program and Inter-Disciplinary Program (CCNA). We are stepping towards our next victorious step towards Placement, Projects for UG and PG with Inter-Disciplinary Program and Software Development Program.

Eligiblity

The candidate should be a graduate in any discipline of Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai with Mathematics as compulsory subject at +2 level or should have passed any degree examination of any University equivalent to that of Madurai Kamaraj University with Mathematics / Statistics / computer Science as a subject.

Duration Of Course

The students shall undergo the prescribed course of study for a period of three academic years.(six semesters).

Course Content

Semester One
S.No.Subject TitleSubject Code
1. Data Structure & Applications 17 MCA C11
2. Digital Principles and System Design 17 MCA C12
3. Design and Analysis of Algorithm 17 MCA C13
4. Programming in C 17 MCA C14
5. Programming using C Lab 17 MCA CP1
6. Data Structure Lab 17 MCA CP2

Semester Two
S.No.Subject TitleSubject Code
1. Management Accountancy 17 MCA C21
2. Discrete Mathematics 17 MCA C22
3. Modern Operating System 17 MCA C23
4. Object Oriented Programming in C++ 17 MCA C24
5. Operating System Lab 17 MCA CP3
6. Object Oriented Programming Using C++ Lab 17 MCA CP4

Semester Three
S.No.Subject TitleSubject Code
1. Operating Research 17 MCA C31
2. Database Management System 17 MCA C32
3. Java Programming 17 MCA C33
4. NME I
5. DBMS Lab 17 MCA CP5
6. Programming in J2EE 17 MCA CP6

Semester Four
S.No.Subject TitleSubject Code
1. Computer Graphics and Multimedia 17 MCA C41
2. Data Communications & Networking 17 MCA C42
3. Software Engineering 17 MCA C43
4. Mobile Computing and Wireless Technology 17 MCA E41
Distributed Systems 17 MCA E42
Image Processing 17 MCA E43
5. Computer Graphics and Multimedia Lab 17 MCA CP7
6. Network Programming 17 MCA CP8

Semester Five
S.No.Subject TitleSubject Code
1. Design and Analysis of Algorithm 14 MCA C51
2. Security in Computing 14 MCA C52
3. Principles of Compiler Design 14 MCA C53
4. Data Mining & Data Warehousing 14 MCA E51
Soft Computing 14 MCA E52
Embedded System 14 MCA E53
5. Lab 9 : Analysis & Design of Efficient Algorithm using C / C++ 14 MCA MP9
6. Lab 10 : Software Development using Dot Net / Java (Mini Project) 14 MCA MP10

Semester Six
S.No.Subject TitleSubject Code
1. Project Work & Viva - Voce 14 MCA P61

M.C.A (Lateral Entry)

Semester Three
S.No.Subject TitleSubject Code
1. Operating Research 17 MCA C31
2. Database Management System 17 MCA C32
3. Java Programming 17 MCA C33
4. NME I
5. DBMS Lab 17 MCA CP5
6. Programming in J2EE 17 MCA CP6

Semester Four
S.No.Subject TitleSubject Code
1. Computer Graphics and Multimedia 17 MCA C41
2. Data Communications & Networking 17 MCA C42
3. Software Engineering 17 MCA C43
4. Mobile Computing and Wireless Technology 17 MCA E41
Distributed Systems 17 MCA E42
Image Processing 17 MCA E43
5. Computer Graphics and Multimedia Lab 17 MCA CP7
6. Network Programming 17 MCA CP8

Placement

The following are the list of organizations, frequently coming to our Institution for the selection of MCA students both for project and placement.
HCL infotech Ltd., Chennai.
Polaris, Chennai.
Oracle Soft Corporation Ltd.,
Sathyam Software, Chennai
TCS, Bangalore.
Infosys, Chennai.
Hexaware Technologies, Chennai.
CovanSys, Chennai.
Wipro Technologies, Bangalore.
CTS Technologies,Chennai.
SRM Software Technologies, Chennai.
Suresoft systems, Chennai.
Syntelsoft Corporation Ltd, Chennai.
Kumaran System Inc., Chennai.
BirlaSoft (P) Ltd., Chennai.
D2C Technologies, Chennai.
Cambridge Solutions, Chennai.
NewGen SoftCorp Ltd., Chennai.
Imaatrix Solutions, Chennai.
Fempto Software Solutions, Chennai.
Blackberry, Chennai.

Special Features

MCA Course shall extend through a period of six consecutive semesters and the duration of a semester normally shall be 90 days or 540 hours.
A. Teaching Aids For Effective teaching, sophisticated instruments like Overhead Projectors, Slide Projectors, Audio System and LCD Projectors are being utilized.
B. Library The College has invested a huge amount on Computer Books,Journals of Nationals and International repute and Periodicals exclusively for MCA Programme. Books are issued to all the Students for their study at home, from the very beginning of the course. The Library has a wide range of Computer Science Books, including 468 E-books related to computer subjects. Leading magazines related to computer science, Information Technology and Newspapers are subscribed. To ensure speedy, reliable and accurate current information teaching faculty and students, we are having automation of library services with CD-ROM collections, in addition to the installation of CDS ISIS Software.
C. Computer Lab
• Well equipped, Air-Conditioned computer lab is available exclusively for MCA Programme. Qualified Programmers properly guide the students to use the lab in a perfect order.
• Separate IBM higher-end server for Novell Netware, Unix, Windows.
• IBM X226 Xeonserver: Single intel Xeon @3.0 Ghz, Processor.
• IBM, Intel & Core2duo Pentium D @2.8Ghz, dual core CPU (EM64T,800 Mhz FSB, 2X 1 MB Cache), 15 TET Collour Monitors with Multimedia System.
• All Systems in MCA Lab Networked with structured cabling method.
• Installed a separate system for Broadband connectivity. Adequate Number of:
• Dot Matrix Printers, Ink Jet Printers & Laser Printers.
• Scanners
• UPS and Generator Facilities for all Servers and Nodes
• Internet facility (broadband) (Browsing facilities from all computers),
• Original Licensed Software,
• LCD Projector and OHP for Presentation of Papers in the Lab.


Special Features

a. Well qualified, experienced and dedicated staff
b. Project work
c. Maintaining Department Library with 1000 books.
d. Advanced Computer Laboratory with Internet facility.
e. LCD projector facility is available in the department for guest lectures and seminar classes.

Teaching Aids
For Effective teaching, sophisticated instruments like Overhead Projectors, Slide Projectors, Audio System, Video System and LCD Projectors are being utilized.

Library
The College has invested a huge amount on Computer Books, Journals of National and International repute and Periodicals exclusively for MCA Programme. Books are issued to all the Students for their study at home, from the very beginning of the course. The Library has a wide range of Computer Science Books, including 468 E-books related to Computer Subjects. Leading Magazines related to Computer Science, Information Technology and Newspapers are subscribed. To ensure speedy, reliable and accurate current information teaching faculty and students, we are having automation of Library Services with CD-ROM collections, in addition to the installation of CDS ISIS Software.

Computer Lab
– Well equipped, Air-Conditioned Computer Lab is available exclusively for MCA Programme. Qualified Programmers properly guide the students to use the lab in a perfect order. – Separate IBM higher-end server for Novell Netware, Unix, Windows.
– IBM X226 Xeonserver: Single Intel Xeon @3.0 GHz, Processor.
– IBM, Intel & Core2duo Pentium D @2.8 GHz, dual core CPU (EM64T, 800 MHz FSB, 2 X 1MB Cache), 15 TFT Colour Monitors with Multimedia System.
– All Systems in MCA Lab Networked with structured cabling method.
– Installed a separate system for Broadband connectivity
– Adequate number of Dot Matrix Printers, Ink Jet Printers, Laser Printers and Scanners
– UPS and Generator facilities for all Servers and Nodes
– Internet facility(broadband) and Browsing facilities from all Computers
– Original Licensed Software
– LCD Projector and OHP for Presentation of Papers in the Lab

Future Plan: To conduct national level seminar. To enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Cognizant and Tata Consultancy Services in future. To Design Curriculum on par with British University of Columbia.

Faculty Members

Sl.No. Name of the Staff DesignationProfile
1. Thiru. S. Bharanisethupandian Head I/c.
2. Thiru T.N. Dinesh Assistant Professor
3. Thiru. J.R. Nathan Assistant Professor
4. Thiru. A.R. Ganesh Babu Assistant Professor

Prof. S. Bharanisethupandian is the head of the department which has five staff members. They are qualified with M.Phil. and M.C.A.

Students with a minimum mark of 55% are eligible to be admitted for MCA. This condition is not applicable for students who are admitted on Management quota and belonging to other than OC. 50% of male students and 50% of female students get enrolled in our course. Students from local and neighboring areas (in and around Madurai) join in our course.

After introduction of autonomous system in our college, the syllabus was revised this year.

In the last five years, the department produced 100% results and no drop outs during this period.

The Department Library has a total number of 6,902 books under various titles. Various journals and news papers are subscribed by the Department Library. There are 90 computers with four servers available in the computer lab. Internet (Wi-Fi) connection, Printers, Mounted Projectors, Print papers etc. are available to help the students for their learning.

The department has one LCD for teaching and e-books, journal, text books, reference books are added to the department library. LCD projector facility is available in the department for guest lectures and seminar classes.

The department takes utmost care of the academic and personal problems of its students by personal counseling.

Prof. T.N. Dinesh has attended a two day faculty development programme on Research Direction in Data Mining at Thiagarajar School of management, Madurai on 25.03.2010 & 26.03.2010

The staff members contribute towards guiding projects, conducting seminars and workshop.

Our staff members took a seven day course for Police department Personnel to educate about computers and curriculum designed specifically for them.
One faculty member has published a paper in the international journal

Students are assessed through internal tests, assignments, seminars, quiz programmes and the class tests are also conducted periodically for the students. Placement Cell of the college gives all the notices and brochures to the department for circulation among the students. Guest lectures and seminars conducted by the department motivate the students to prepare for competitive examinations. The department published a book on “Gateway to Dot net” by Shanlax publications. Students participate in the seminars and conferences conducted in various other colleges.