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B.C.A

COURSES

The Department of Computer Science was started in the year 1994 with B.Sc. Computer Science, followed by Bachelor of Computer Applications (B.C.A.) in the year 1999 and M.Sc. Information Technology in the year 2003.

OBJECTIVES

INFRASTRUCTURE AND LABS

The Department is well equipped with state of the art computing facilities with high-end systems and latest software.  Exclusive Audio-Visual Computer Labs with latest Pentium based and networked multimedia systems are provided to students for having hands-on experience on all the latest programming languages.

PROMINENT DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES

Department Club ‘ONLINE’

The Department Club “ONLINE” serves as a platform to foster and nurture the technical and co-curricular skills of the students. The intramural activity  LINK and the inter collegiate technical fiesta OLAP prepares the students to face competitions, which is the way of life in the IT industry. Eminent people from their respective fields of expertise are invited as witnesses and judges for the events. The spirit of team building and a sense of belonging is inculcated in the students. These activities comprise of various on-stage and off-stage events like:

  • Paper Presentation
  • Poster Creation
  • Shoot The Error
  • Tech Quiz
  • Code-A-Thon
  • Tech Non-Tech
  • Sandwich Programming
  • Website Designing

COMPUTER FAIR 

The Department conducts a Computer Fair annually where the students are given opportunities to showcase their practical knowledge through real time projects. Project Expositions and fairs enable the students  to transform theory into practice.

WEB-A-THON

Commemorating International Programmer’s Day , the 256th Day of the year, the Department  conducted a Web-A-Thon Competition for the Students across the various departments of the College.

Journal – Computer Almanac

An In-house Journal was launched in the year 1997, and it serves as catalyst for sparking creativity and innovations in students by allowing them to design the entire Journal. The Department  compiles all the innovative technical ideas, the writing skills  and research skills of the students to bring out the department Journal every year. 24 volumes have been released so far.

The department inculcates the art of article writing skills amongst students by means of publishing the thematic department journal “Computer Almanac”. Some of the key topics of this journal include Open Source Technology, Cyber Security and  Data Mining.

Computer Almanac – 2018-19

Journal Themes

Volume

IoT (Internet of Things)

XXIV

Course Overview Exhibition

Course Overview Exhibition is  held for school students in order to make them aware of the course through posters and models showcasing the course curriculum, career opportunities and various other activities of the department.

Internships and Placements

Students are led in the right direction to pursue an internship in various top companies like Goldman Sachs, HCL, Infosys and more for a period of six weeks at the end of the second year. The unique curriculum, communication and presentation skills have made the students to reach their speculated positions in top IT companies. The students receive the maximum package of  3.75 lakhs per annum and more than 90% of the registered students get placed in top notch MNCs every year.

Student Research Publication

Post graduate and under graduate students are motivated and  trained by the faculty to write research articles and to present the same at conferences. They also publish papers  in refereed  journals. Students have published 74 papers in International and National Journals which include

  • IJCA – International Journal of Computer Applications
  • JCOMSS – Journal of Communications Software and Systems
  • IJSE – International journal of Software Engineering & Applications
  • IJAER – International Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology
  • BJIT-International Journal of Information Technology
  • IJRAT-International Journal of Research in Advent Technology

They have also presented 102 papers at various National and International Conferences.

International Conference – ICCCMIT

This twenty five years of journey has been marked with many milestones, significant being the four International Conferences on Communication Computing and Information Technology (ICCCMIT). The Conferences were organized to provide a platform for academia, research scholars, and professionals from industry as well as students to discuss, share and disseminate innovative and pioneering views on recent trends in Information Technologies.

International Conferences and International Symposium Organized

YEAR TITLE CHIEF GUESTS/ RESOURCE PERSON
 2018-2019 International Conference On Communication, Computing And Information Technology ICCCMIT 2019 Dr.R.Gokulakrishnan

Additional Director STP

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India

Dr.Neha Sharma, Secretary of Society for Data Science, Pune University

 2016-2017 International Conference On Communication, Computing And Information Technology ICCCMIT 2017 Mr. Mikael Gislen, Managing Director

Gislen Software

Dr. Victor Chang, Associate Professor and Directorate of Ph.D. Programme, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, China

 2014-2015 International Conference On Communication, Computing And Information Technology ICCCMIT 2014 Mr. Lakshmi Narayanan

Vice Chairman

Cognizant Technology Solutions

International symposium on cloud computing Dr. Ravi Ravishankar

CIO & Associate Dean Wellesley

Wellesley College, USA

 2012-2013 International Conference On Communication, Computing And Information Technology ICCCMIT 2012 Mr. Atul Anand, Managing Director, ELCOT

Dr. V. Jayaraman, Professor and Senior Advisor(Space applications)

ISRO, Bangalore.

ICCCMIT 2019

The Department of Computer Science in its silver jubilee year organized its fourth International Conference on Communication, Computing and Information Technology – ICCCMIT 2019 on 15th and 16th February 2019. The conference was the gateway to ease the path for academicians, researchers and industry leaders to communicate and exchange their viewpoints on developments in recent research. It aimed to provide a networking and collaboration opportunity for all participants. Eminent speakers across the globe  addressed the technological advances and research ideas. The conference invited research papers focusing on the theory, design and implementation of emerging technologies.

It was a two day event with 520 participants from 41 colleges and 9 universities. The conference comprised of 6 workshops, 4 Technical Sessions and a Panel Discussion on “Technology Evolution and Disruption in the Business Landscape” and 63 Paper Presentations on broad domain of Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing and Machine Learning to name a few. The valedictory Address was given by Dr. Neha Sharma, Secretary of Society for Data Science, Pune University on 16th Feb 2019. A code-a-thon event was conducted for students from various city colleges and winners were awarded cash prizes.

The journal partners for the Conference were International Journal of Information Technology(BJIT) – UGC Listed, Journal of Communications Software and Systems (JCOMSS) – SCOPUS Indexed, International Journal of Research in Advent Technology(IJRAT) – UGC Listed, SYNDICATE Journal of Management(SJOM)- M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women.

Faculty Development Programme

The department has organized faculty development programme to make them integrate more technology onto their teaching.

YEAR TITLE CHIEF GUESTS/ RESOURCE PERSON
 2017-2018 Research Documentation using LaTeX Dr. B. Lavanya

Department of Computer Science

University of Madras.

“Data Analytics using R Tool” Dr. S. Bharathidason

Department of Computer Science

Loyola College.

VIGYAN – Vaishnav Initiative for Gyaan Dhaan

The 25th year of the college was declared as the year of Dhaan. The department of Computer Science provided computer skills to specially challenged  children through Gyaan Dhaan. The programme aimed to  Impart Basic Computer and Presentation skills for junior and senior students of Ananya-The Learning Center of Madras Dyslexia Association. 31  students were trained on basic working with MS-Word and MS-Paint by committed and professional under graduate and post graduate students of  the Department. A one to one teaching learning ratio was ensured.

Guest Lectures Organized during the year 2018-2019

Topic Resource Person
Smart Cities and IoT Mr. Magesh Rajendran

Smarter Cities and Watson – Business Development Executive, IBM

Block Chain Technology   Mr. Pradeep

Senior Architect

IBM

Sports Analytics   Mr. Ramky, Performance Analyst with Indian Cricket

Team@SportsMechanics

AI & Data Analytics   Mr. Natesan Subramanian, Data Analyst

ASCENSO

Robotic Surgery   Dr. N. Ragavan MS, FRCS(Ed),MD(Uro-Oncology), Senior Consultant Urological Surgeon and Uro-Oncologist(Robotics and Laparoscopy)

Apollo Hospitals, Chennai

Data Science   Dr. Neha Sharma

Secretary of Society for Data Science

Pune University

Workshops Organized during the year 2018-2019

TITLE RESOURCE PERSON
Video Editing   Mr. V. Krishnakumar,D.F.T      M.O.P Vaishnav College for women
Data Visualization using Tableau   Mr. R. Ganesh Kumar, Software Trainer ,Ampersand Academy
Data Visualization using Matplotlib Mr. M Karthikeya Raja, Programmer Analyst ,Peri Software Solutions
Arduino – Smart Ant Technology Mr. Saravanan NLP, Master Certified Trainer, IIPE Canada
Python Analytics Mr. S Bharathiraja S, Software Trainer,  Ampersand Academy
Ethical Hacking & Cyber Security   Mr. P S Karthick Vigneshwar, Director and Technical, Advisor for infySEC UK

Industrial Visits

The students are taken on field trip to visit companies like Infosys and Cognizant. It gives them a hands-on experience with work life culture of corporate.

 

Online Courses

The department believes in “Learning for yourself”. As part of their academic component, the students take certified online courses on key subjects like Python, SQL, Artificial Intelligence, JavaScript, Java, R Programming, C++, Cybersecurity, Machine Learning, Web Development and Big Data to enhance their knowledge.

 

Faculty

Undoubtedly, the members of the teaching community are the ones who impart visible progress into the students. Drawn from the reputed universities of India the department has highly qualified and experienced faculty. The team includes outstanding educators and researchers from both the academia and industry, contributing towards the overall professional and personal growth of the students.

Achievements

 

Text Book Publication

FACULTY NAME TITLE OF BOOK PUBLICATIONS ISBN
Ms. T. Sunitha Rani Client/ Server Computing Margham Publications 978-93-83242-35-1

 

Staff Papers Presentations

FACULTY NAME PRESENTATIONS IN CONFERENCES
Dr. Sakthi Kumaresh National –       3

International – 4

Ms. T. Sunitha Rani National –       3

International – 1

Dr. Priya Iyer National –       1

International – 9

Dr. Brinda Ramanujam International – 3
Dr. A. Muthulakshmi International –  1
Ms. Padmasini C S International –  3
Dr.R.Anusha International – 1

 

Awards / Recognition /Achievements

  • Best Teacher Award Presented by Lions club to
  • R. Gavoury
  • D. Radha
  • A. Angayarkanni
  • R. Gavoury contributed as a Board of Studies Member in curriculum development for
  • Women’s Christian College, Chennai
  • D.N.B Vaishnav College for Women, Chromepet, Chennai.
  • D. Radha contributed as a Board of Studies Member in curriculum development for
  • D.N.B Vaishnav College for Women, Chromepet, Chennai.
  • Sakthi Kumaresh attended the National Conference at Alpha Arts & Science and was the panel member for Judging the Best Paper.
  • Brinda Ramanujam chaired  a Session at the International  Conference on “ Recent Advances in computing and Communication “ at SSS Shasun Jain College, Chennai.
  • K. B Priya Iyer was
    • A Keynote Speaker and chaired a session in National Conference conducted by Annai Veilankanni College for Women in September 2017, Thiruthangal Nadar College.
    • A Moderator in Panel discussion on Internet of things & chaired a session in National Conference conducted by SSS Jain College in December 2016.
    • Chaired a Session in the International Conference ICIT 2015 organised by Thiruthangal Nadar College, Chennai in September 2015 and NXTGEN 2016 organised by Chandra Prabhu Jain College in September 2016.
    • Served as Guest Editor of the Scopus indexed Journal of Communications Software and Systems(JCOMSS)-Special Issue on Computing, Communication and Information Technology Volume I (March 2015) & Volume II (June 2015).
  • J. Jayanthi was a Resource Person in National Conference on Federated Computing in Information Reality and Mathematical Sciences Machine Learning organized by Annai Velankani College for Women in September 2017.

Best Practices

  • Inculcating research practices amongst students and faculty through the conduct of International conferences and symposium.
  • Periodic updation of curriculum to be on par with industry requirements.
  • The inherent knowledge seeking nature of the students are brought to stage through innovative events conducted by the Department.
  • Willingness and interest of the alumni to share their industry and academic experiences, acts as a motivational factor for the students of the department and for the enrichment of the curriculum.
  • Students are guided at the under graduate and Post graduate level to explore the research areas of Information Technology and present their findings through publications.

Department of Computer Applications (B.C.A)

About the Course

The Bachelor in Computer Application (BCA) is an undergraduate degree course offered by M.O.P. Vaishnav College since 1999. The course focuses on empowering students onward with its discernment on competency in theoretical, programming, communication, teamwork, organization and management skills. This course is designed to bridge the gap between IT industries and institutions by incorporating latest developments into the curriculum. BCA at M.O.P is an exhilarant professional discipline with diverse and well-balanced technical and soft skills, offering numerous career opportunities. Apart from imparting knowledge through various skill courses, the students are also motivated to do research work in their domain interest.  

Eligibility Criteria for Admission 

Students should have passed the 12th Board qualifying examination with Mathematics/Business Mathematics as a major subject.

Course Curriculum

Core Papers:

Programming in C Data Structures Basics of Digital Logic & Computer Architecture
Operating Systems Using Unix Software Engineering with UML Resource Management Techniques
Database Management Systems Shell Programming Cloud Computing
XML and its Applications Data Communication & Networks Cyber Security
Python Programming Programming in Advanced JAVA Web Technology

Allied Papers

Mathematics for computer applications Fundamentals  of Financial Accounting Fundamentals of Cost & Management Accounting
                  Statistics Accounting Software (Tally)-I Accounting Software (Tally)-II

Technical Skill Courses

PHP& MySQL Software Testing Android App Development/GIS

Specialized Papers

Data Mining Business Intelligence Artificial Intelligence

Teaching and Learning Methodologies

Apart from activities like seminars, workshops, role-plays, quiz and brainstorming sessions in order to provide an effective learning experience, the department faculty adopt various teaching methodologies like:

  • Tech Navigator
  • Language Parser
  • Concept Simulator
  • Convergence Learning
  • Z To A Approach
  • Scenario Based Teaching
  • Mind map
  • Game based learning
  • Just-in-Time Teaching
  • Microteaching

Academic Achievements

The students showcase serious commitment towards academics. The students have displayed a pass percentage of more than 90% over the last 5 years.

Research Initiatives

Students of BCA under the guidance of staff members have published research papers in various International Journals like IJCA, IJAER, JCOMSS etc and they have presented research papers on latest trending topics in various National, International conferences and the students have publications in more than 25   International Journals.

Student Publications for the academic year 2018-2019

  • “An approach to secure Cloud Computing using Cryptography based algorithms” was published by S.Rajalakshmi S,Deepa L,Yuvashree B, Nirmala G in the IJRD-International Journal of Research and development. ISSN No:24557838
  • “Forensic Challenges: A Review on Forensic Challenges in Mobile, Network and Web Cloud Computing” was published by Savitha N and Chandrakala J N in IJRD-International Journal of Research and development Journal. ISSN: 2455-7838
  • “Cloud Cryptography” was published by Padmapriya I and Ragini H in the International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development. ISSN No:2456-6470
  • “Deduplication on Encrypted Data in Multiple Cloud using Key Server” was presented by Ms.Tulasi, III B.C.A & Ms.V Sindhu.
  • “Iterative Validation Model/Star Validation Model for Improving Software Development Process” was presented by Ms. Sowmyalakshmi, Ms. Pooja Arora, II B.C.A & Dr. Sakthi Kumaresh.

Student Achievements

The Students actively take part in various intercollegiate technical fiesta and symposiums. They have made our college proud and has brought to us fame and glory by winning many prizes and overall trophies from various institutions over the years.

 

Overall trophies won by BCA students during the academic year 2018-2019

Chip-In 2018 – Ethiraj college

Interface 2018 – Anna Adarsh college

Student Award and Recognition

For the year 2015-16, at the Chennai District level, the Chief Minister’s Award for Excellence in e-Governance for Students was won by the BCA students of M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women for developing an Android APP. The students were rewarded Rs.10, 000 by the Collector E. Sundaravalli IAS. The project was nominated for the State level award.

 

Meritorious students are recognized with Endowment prizes and Special prizes during the College day of the academic year.

Course Outcome

The three year BCA course equips the students by providing them with various skills and enough knowledge to excel at their workplace and career.

  • Acquire and apply knowledge: This course gives the students the ability to understand and apply the fundamental principles, concepts and methods in key areas of computer applications
  • Problem analyzing skills: This course promotes the ability of the students to analyze real-time problems and to provide computerized solutions.
  • Design and Development: The course makes the students skilled to design and develop software that fulfills the needs of the stakeholder.
  • Technological Advancement: This course also enhances the ability of the students to adapt to technological changes and innovations in the discipline.

Alumni View

Priya Hinduja

Audit Manager IT in Standard Chartered Bank

Batch: 2000 – 2003

It has been a privilege and a blessing to have been part of MOP family. At a time after passing out from school, I was looking for a course that can give me business and technical knowledge. MOP was a wonderful college that came to my aid at the right time. It brought out the best of my talents and made me ready for the financial world. I am a BCA gold medalist and I now work as an audit manager in the IT field in the standard chartered bank. I am now in a good position in my career and personal life and the full credits for my well-being today goes to MOP and the values it taught me. I learnt to work systematically and sincerely to gain the right things in life. The diverse experience provided by the MOP entrepreneurship programme made me a confident woman.

I was also helped by the college with scholarship. I will be grateful and obliged for all the good deeds of the college throughout my life.

 

Name: Gayathri

Designation: Senior Consultant, Capgemini

Batch of study: 2003-2006

I am very proud to be a student of MOP, I will always be grateful to all my teachers who mentored me and guided me not just in studies but in life too. Special thanks to the teachers of BCA department who encouraged me and groomed me to who I am now.

Name: Shilpa T

Designation: Operations Executive, Infosys

Batch of study: 2012-2015

“People say, where you are studying doesn’t matter but what you study matters. This may be partially true but not entirely. Where you study also matters.  There is a difference between MOP-ians and others. I have been an average student in my theory but I would like to boost myself up saying I had done greatly in my practicals and the credit goes to my college and the very supporting faculty there. May be, I wouldn’t have been the second topper of an exam conducted at Infosys without the foundation knowledge given at MOP (attended by around 450 people across the country). Being the top producer of high ranked students in academics, I have been equally exposed to other extra-curricular activities both from department as well as college.  MOP has given me best education, best friends, best faculty and also a great beginning for my Career. I am happy to proud to say that I am an alumnus of MOP. Happy silver Jubilee MOP!”

Career Opportunities

Higher Education

  • Masters of Computer Applications
  • Masters in Information Management
  • MS (Software Engineering)
  • Sc (Bio Informatics)
  • Sc (IT)
  • Sc (Computer Science)
  • B.A (Systems)

Careers in IT / Non-IT Industry

  • Software Engineer
  • Programmer / Tester
  • Data Scientist / Data Analyst
  • Web Designer
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Database Administrator
  • Financial Analyst / Operational Executives in Banks

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