ABOUT THE PROGRAMME
BCA - Bachelor of Computer Applications is a full time undergraduate degree course affiliated to University of Madras as per the National Education Policy 2022.
To dive into the world of Software Development, IT Analysis, Web Development, Software Publisher, Artificial Intelligence, etc.
To bridge the gap between IT industries and Institutes by incorporating the latest developments into the curriculum.
An exclusive and well-equipped lab for the department with a network of latest Client based computers and software installed.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Department was started in the year 2001 and currently having 4 sections with 50 students per section.
The Second and Third section were added in the academic year 2005-2006 and the Fourth section was added in the academic year 2017-2018. It has 585 students and 21 Staff members.
The course is designed to bridge the gap between IT industries and Institutes by incorporating the latest developments into the curriculum.
Well Qualified Staff (4 Ph.D. holders, 8 SET & 6 NET qualified) and Subject Experts to provide Technical Knowledge to the students.
Having 8 Computer Labs for practical based learning with UPS facility and Wi-fi connectivity.
VISION, MISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT
To develop the next generation high quality information technology professionals.
To cater the needs of the IT industry closely.
To provide an intellectual environment that fosters the search for new knowledge in the highly dynamic computing world.
The Department strives for building quality professional who are committed and self- motivated with appropriate skills.
To prepare the students for the diverse work place of the Global Environment.
To encourage entrepreneurship skills among students.
Domain Knowledge: Apply the knowledge in the relevant areas of arts, science and Management fields.
Problem Analysis: Identify and analyze the complex problems using the knowledge acquired in various domains
Design/Development of solutions: Define solutions for complex problems with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations
Conduct investigations of complex problems: Develop competency to carry out the research with their ability to design and execute the experiment
Society and ethics: Apply contextual knowledge for societal welfare and commit to professional ethics
Environment and Sustainability: Understand the Environmental factors and focus towards sustainable development
Project Management and Team work: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding the principles of Project management in various domains to lead effectively and work as team
Communication: Demonstrate the effective communication skills for interaction with personnel as well as presentation in appropriate forums Inculcate Innovative thinking: To identify the sources of business opportunity and develop entrepreneurial skills for entrepreneurship development Lifelong learning: Recognize the needs to engage in lifelong learning with moral values
WHY BCA AFTER SCHOOLING ?
After the completion of BCA Course, students can grab the opportunities in various fields, especially in the IT sector, Marketing,
BCA degree offers great IT career exposure in India and Abroad.
BCA graduates can easily opt for an MCA / M.Sc. course for a better career and increase their chances of getting wider career opportunities.
Graduates with a BCA degree usually earn higher than any other graduate.
Capable students can get a good package even at the initial stages of their career.
Many organizations, businesses, and Multi-National Companies offer employment opportunities
To gain knowledge in various aspects of computer applications like Networking,
Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Website Designing, etc.
To get opportunities in IT and ITES Companies
To demonstrate the subject knowledge in technical areas of industrial computing Systems.
To Develop Software, Websites, Programming and Networking
To provide Software support, IT Publishing support and Computer Applications..
The course has been designed keeping in mind the desirable characteristics of a competent Computer Professional.
It provides a sound academic base through which an advanced career in computer application can be developed.
The graduates can start their careers as junior programmers and get promoted to the senior programmers, project managers etc. in the IT field.
Fundamentals of Programming Methodology, Computer Graphics, Internet, Operating Systems, Databases, NET Applications and Web Applications are provided.
WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING
The programs offer unique work-integrated learning opportunities to prepare students for their future careers.
Students apply what they’ve learned in class and in real world environments through a wide range of academic, community and industry partnerships.
These work-integrated and experiential learning opportunities may include field placements, practicums, co-operative education work terms, internships etc.
The department’s infrastructure is well furnished. Our computer centre has 8 well equipped Laboratories with all the latest hardware and software, we also have a Microprocessor and a Digital Lab.
BENEFITS OF BCA
work in MULTIPLE Sectors after a BCA degree – Graduate can work in healthcare, IT, finance, trading, transportation, software, and education. BCA students get diverse opportunities to work.
Plethora of Career Prospects – After receiving a BCA degree average annual salary package is approximately 3 Lakhs.
Global Career Options – to go abroad and can start a Master’s in computers for better career options around the globe.
An Affordable Education – BCA is one of the more pocket-friendly options you can pursue. The average annual fee for a BCA degree is INR 55,000/-, which is quite affordable.
Internships in IT Companies – Many IT companies hire professionals and students studying computers to work with them. Such an opportunity will help the students to build job skills and earn experience when pursuing education.
Duration of the course – 03 years
Subjects Offered :
Value Education, Personality Enrichment
Soft Skills, Environmental Studies
Website Development, IOT and Applications
Principles of Information Security
Python, Java, C++
In the ever growing IT industry, the demand for BCA graduates is increasing rapidly. With a BCA degree, candidates can find lucrative job opportunities in private as well public sector.
The Leading IT companies recruiting BCA graduates include Oracle, IBM, Infosys, Hexaware, Vee Technologies, Sutherland, CSS Corp, CTS, RBS, TCS, Wipro and so on.
Government organizations like the Indian Air Force (IAF), Indian Army, and India Navy hire a large number of computer professionals for their IT department
Having a good Placement Cell to cater the the job requirements.
The Skill Enhancement Program under the sponsorship of MHRD, the Students are benefitted by SWAYAM courses to enroll various free courses, to download the video/ text materials for upskilling their young mind and
technical knowledge. It is done by the name of NPTEL-SWAYAM Local Chapter “ Agurchand Manmull Jain College” (id : 5186) in association with IIT Madras.
It is mainly for Faculty Development and Student Mentoring. The BCA Students enroll the Mooc courses actively.
* Free Enrollment
* Downloading Video/Text Material
* Weekly Assignments
* Fee Waiver Selection
* Career Assistance
* Mentor – Mentee Concept
* Classes from IIT/ IISC Experts
NPTEL – SWAYAM MOOC COURSES
Naan Mudhalvan platform aims to provide dynamic information for college students on courses and relevant information about industry specific skill offerings. This will enable the students of Tamilnadu to get training in their
chosen field of interest that will help them in achieving their career goals. The objective of this scheme is to identify potential training providers, to impart various skill trainings based on current industry gaps.
* Free Enrollment
* Fee Waiver Selection
* Career Assistance
* Mentor – Mentee Concept
NAAN – MUDHALAVAN COURSES
Value Added courses aim to acquire holistic perspective and have a better understanding of present industry challenges.
The students can gain and develop innovative, creative skills through a wide array of courses.
The objective of the Courses are to enhance the students skill to promote a bright career.
Some of the job profiles that one can bank upon after completing a BCA is as
Service Support Specialist