Department of Computer Applications (MCA)

The Department of Computer Applications is one of the most vibrant departments in CIT with its committed faculty members and motivated students. Master of Computer Applications is being offered by the department from 1994.

The Program is well conceived to train graduates from the Sciences, Arts and Humanities stream in the discipline of Computer Science and Applications by imparting comprehensive knowledge with equal emphasis on theory, latest programming language and tools and good practical exposure in the relevant areas.

Graduates in Computer Science and Applications can pursue two year M.C.A along with second year of regular M.C.A. programme.

Most of the faculty members of the department, enriched with decades of experience in guiding internship projects from fortune 500 companies working on the latest technologies, are actively involved in research in the niche fields like Cloud Computing, Mobile Computing, Open CL, Network Security, Data Mining, Image Processing and Software Engineering.

The department with its strong research base organized an international conference on Sensors, Security, Software and Intelligent Systems in January 2009 and organized an Indo-US science & Technology Forum sponsored bilateral workshop on Cloud Computing and Web Services during August 2012.

With academic autonomy, the department regularly updates its student focused curriculum and syllabi enabling them to indentify, formulate and solve the problems of all domains and also apply techniques, methods and tools to enhance their ability to adapt to any evolving computing methodologies. These talented students do their internships in foreign universities and software giants and are most sought after by the multinational software giants like IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Oracle, Global scholar, Amazon, AMD, ZOHO etc.

Our Mission

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[M1] Provide an environment for students to gain expertise in theoretical foundations of computer applications with emphasis on strong practical training that will enable them to develop real world applications catering to the global needs.
[M2] Offer students a quality learning process in a research oriented environment with industrial collaboration that motivates them to innovate and explore.
[M3] Develops intellectual curiosity and a commitment to lifelong learning in students, with societal and environmental concerns.

Our Vision

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The Department of Computer Applications strives to groom students with diverse backgrounds into competitive software professionals and pioneering leaders in offering innovative solutions to dynamic global challenges in tune with the needs of the society.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

PEOs for MCA programme are designed based on the department mission. MCA graduates will be able to :

  • Develop software solutions to problems across a broad range of application domains through analysis and design.
  • Contribute to research in their chosen field and function and communicate effectively, to perform both individually and in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Continue the process s of life-long learning through professional activities; adapt themselves with ease to new technologies, while exhibiting ethical and professional standards
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Programme Outcomes (POs)

The following are Programme Outcomes for the MCA programme:

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  • Graduates will be able to apply knowledge of computing fundamentals, computing specialization and domain knowledge for the abstraction and conceptualization of computing models from defined problems and requirements
  • Graduates will have the ability to understand and analyze a given real-world problem and propose feasible computing solutions
  • Graduates will be able to analyze customer requirements, create high level design, implement and document robust and reliable software systems
  • Graduates will be able to transform complex business scenarios and contemporary issues into problems, investigate, understand and propose integrated solutions using emerging technologies
  • Graduates will be able to use the techniques, skills and modern hardware and software tools necessary for innovative software solutions
  • Graduates will possess leadership and managerial skills with best professional ethical practices and social concern
  • Graduates will recognize the need for self-motivation to engage in lifelong learning
  • Graduates will be able to master fundamental project management skills, concepts and techniques, set attainable objectives and ensure positive results, meeting scope, time and budget constraints
  • Graduates will be able to communicate technical information effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Graduates will be able to recognize the social, professional, cultural and ethical issues involved in the use of computer technology and give them due consideration in developing software systems
  • Graduates will be able to work collaboratively as a member or leader in multidisciplinary teams
  • Graduates will be able to assess the need for innovation and initiate the process through entrepreneurship or otherwise