Master of Computer Application

MISSION

The Department states its mission as “Towards Excellence ”. Our mission elaborates on enhancing the core competency of the students, which builds employability.  Core competency is the adage the department frames to achieve its mission.

VISION

The department envisages the life of its students as a bouquet of knowledge, technical knowhow, innovation, intellect and creativity, chalking out all fronts of excellence to be achieved, ultimately reaching the pinnacle of glory.

OVERVIEW OF THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Master of Computer Applications at Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Engineering College was founded in the year of 2005. Since its inception, the department has relentlessly strived to enlighten the student community to be adroit and committed in the tasks they are headed with.

One can find a friendly atmosphere that encourages excellence and fosters intellectual growth. To augment their knowledge, we arrange industrial visits, international conferences, national conferences, national seminars, workshops and short intensive courses.

ACADEMICS
CURRICULUM

The Post Graduate Degree program of MCA comprises of Six semesters. The curriculum concentrates more on application oriented themes, without compromising on the core subjects required. Subjects of recent interests like Wireless Technologies, Software Engineering concepts, Programming Languages, etc. draw the attention of student community. The Department holds eminent staff to prove their mettle, in corroborating the students to reach greater heights.

Core
Mathematical foundations of Computer Science
Data structures and algorithms
Problem solving and programming techniques
Computer organization and Architecture
Database management systems
Object oriented programming
Computer networks
Operating systems
Software engineering
Graphics and multimedia technologies
Accounting and Financial Management
Object oriented analysis and design
Microprocessor and its applications
Java technologies
Resource management techniques
Internet programming
UNIX and network programming
Organizational Behavior
.NET Technologies
Mobile computing
Software Project management
Electives
Data warehousing and mining
Web graphics
Software testing
Mobile commerce
Advanced databases
Database tuning
Emerging trends in computing
TCP/ IP Protocol suite
Wireless Networks
Network storage management
Fundamentals of Pervasive computing
Real time and embedded systems
Open source technologies
Information security
Agent technology
UNIX internals
Distributed objects
Service oriented architecture
Semantic web
Aspect oriented programming
Cyber crime
Software Quality Assurance
Lab facilities
Data structures laboratory
Programming lab
Database management systems lab
Object oriented programming lab
Operating systems lab
Graphics and multimedia lab
Case tools lab
Microprocessors lab
Java programming lab
Internet programming lab
Communications skills development lab
Unix and Network programming lab
.NET technologies lab
Mobile computing lab
Software development and testing lab (MINI PROJECT)

LAB

The computer labs for MCA are adequately equipped with Processor : Intel Core I3-3220@3GHZ RAM : 2GB Hard Disk : 500 GB Monitor: Lenovo 18.5 Inch. The client systems are 240 in number, with the Same Configuration.

SOFTWARE

The labs have the following licensed software: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, MS-Office 2007, ORACLE 9i, Visual Studio 6.0, SQL Server 2000, J2EE, J2ME, Wireless Kit 2.5.2 for CDLC, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe PageMaker, Flash, .NET, C#, Rational Rose, Turbo C, and C++.

Internet facilities are provided for 24 hours through BSNL Broadband with 16 Mbps speed.

DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES - STAFF ACHIEVEMENTS

Most of the staff members are pursuing Ph. D. in various universities of repute. Periodically they attend and actively participate in various conferences and workshops conducted and sponsored by AICTE, ICT Academy, IBM, etc.

LAURELS ACHIEVED BY STUDENTS

I-SPIDERS, is the Students Association of the Department which nurtures them with a sound knowledge of recent trends from adepts, and by following an efficient teaching-learning process. The students have participated in National Workshops, and National Conferences held at various colleges on Soft Computing, Mobile Adhoc Networks, and Computer Security.

INDUSTRIAL VISITS

Industrial Visit is a key program in the curriculum to shore up the real-time experience of the students. It fortifies today’s dreams of the students into tomorrow’s reality. Students have visited software companies at Bangalore, Cochin, Coimbatore and Pondicherry.