Master of Computer Applications

Master of Computer Applications

The MCA program is intended to provide modern industry-oriented education in applied computer science, thereby focusing on providing a sound theoretical background as well as good practical exposure to students in the relevant areas. The MCA Department was established in the year 2003 with an approved intake of 60 students with an excellent Library and Laboratory facilities. It has 12 qualified, experienced and dedicated young teaching staff and 2 technical staff members creating an amicable teaching and learning environment. The faculty members of the dept. have executed their responsibilities as coordinators/ members of the BOS/BOE in VTU, other universities and autonomous institutions as well as editorial board members/reviewers of international journals.

The department has an aggregate of VTU examination result of nearly 90%, secured 9 VTU Ranks and achieved placement of nearly 90% since its inception. The faculty members are involved with an array of research interests such as Wireless Networks (Cognitive, Ad-hoc and Sensor networks), Network Security, Cloud Computing, E-Commerce, Data Mining, and Digital Image Processing among others.
The department has organized series of Technical/Expert Talk, Workshops, Conferences, Industrial Visits, Alumni Interaction, Parents Teachers Meeting, Project work Evaluation/Exhibition, Technical Competitions to enrich the students from different perspectives and counseling through effective proctor system to support slow learners and boost quick learners.

Best Practices :

The department offers electives in advanced subjects which has relevance in the industry. The department organizes partial delivery of courses (PDC) by the industry experts as adjunct faculty for the several courses such as DBMS and J2EE with objectives of understanding applying/analyzing the industrial application of the core subjects and current versions of the subject.
Dept. of MCA has adopted other several best practices as a part of it’s Teaching and Learning Processes (TLP) with OBE model, to name a few, Co-operative Learning, Continues Evaluation, offering Value added Courses(VAC) to enhance student competency and make industry Ready, Remedial/Tutorial classes to enhance problem-solving skills in critical subjects, Rubrics based evaluation of Seminars and Projects work, Seminar on the topic beyond the syllabus by Individual students, Student-Teacher joint paper publications, Student/Faculty Internship to get exposed on contemporary skills/project works, deputing Faculty members to participate in workshops/ conferences, presenting invited talks, participating as a resource person in Conferences/workshops/symposiums, authoring Technical books and project/problem based learning.

DEPARTMENT ADVISORY BOARD (DAB) :

  1. Ms.Aparna K, Associate Professor, Programme & Accreditation Coordinator, Dept. of MCA, BMSIT&M
  2. Dr. Arun Kumar B R. Professor & Head, Department of MCA, BMSIT&M, Member (Faculty)
  3. Mr. P Ganesh, Associate Professor, Programme & Accreditation Coordinator, Dept. of MCA, BMSIT&M, Member (Faculty)
  4. Dr. Dinesha, Professor, IIITB, Bengaluru, Member (Academia)
  5. Dr. Hanumanthappa M, Professor, and Chairman, Department of Computer Science & Applications, Bangalore University, Bangalore, Member (Academia)
  6. Dr. Deepak D’Souza, Assistant Professor, Dept.of Computer Science & Automation, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore., Member (Academia)
  7. Dr. Rajan M A, Research Scientist Innovation Labs, Tata Consultancy Services, Bengaluru, Member (Research)
  8. Mr. Mahabalesha C, Senior Technical Lead, TCS, Bengaluru, Member (Industry)
  9. Dr. Ramsuri Narayanam, Research Scientist, IBM Research, India.,Member (Research)
  10. Mrs. K R Thejashree, Parent, Member (Parent)
  11. Mr. Bikram Panjikar Alumni & Entrepreneur, Technical Lead - ABB, Member (Alumni)

Partial Delivery of Course :

Resource persons are invited from industry on a selected topic of the interest to deliver the session for the duration of 6-10 hours. The classes are generally based on presentation and hands-on session by the industry expert in a particular domain.

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Value Added Course
The program/course is generally conducted /offered towards PO attainment along with a focus on feedback taken from various stakeholders. The VAC is offered for the duration of 10-25 hours in a semester. List of Value Added Courses offered are Android/ Mobile Application, Software Testing, NoSQL, Big data, etc.

Continuous Evaluation
Student’s performance is evaluated on a continuous basis. The assessment such as Internal Tests, MCQ’s and regular evaluation in lab sessions are conducted.

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1. Student List

2. Faculty List

3. Faculty Achievement

4. Student Achievement

5. Distinguished students

6. Alumnae

7. Higher Studies & Patent Holders

8. Placement Statistics

9. Our Entrepreneurs

10. Final year Projects (2017-18)

11. 6th Sem Project Guide Allotment (2018-19)

12. Research Compendium

13. Details of Workshops Conducted

14. Calendar of Events


Vision

To develop quality professionals in Computer Applications who can provide sustainable solutions to the societal and industrial needs

Mission

Facilitate effective learning environment through quality education, state-of-the-art facilities, and orientation towards research and entrepreneurial skills.

Program Educational Objectives

  1. Develop innovative IT applications to meet industrial and societal needs
  2. Adapt themselves to changing IT requirements through life-long learning
  3. Exhibit leadership skills and advance in their chosen career

Program Outcomes

  1. Apply knowledge of computing fundamentals, computing specialization, mathematics and domain knowledge to provide IT solutions
  2. Identify, analyse and solve IT problems using fundamental principles of mathematics and computing sciences
  3. Design, Develop and evaluate software solutions to meet societal and environmental concerns
  4. Conduct investigations of complex problems using research based knowledge and methods to provide valid conclusions.
  5. Select and apply appropriate techniques and modern tools for complex computing activities
  6. Practice and follow professional ethics and cyber regulations
  7. Involve in life-long learning for continual development as an IT professional.
  8. Apply and demonstrate computing and management principles to manage projects in multidisciplinary environments by involving in different roles
  9. Comprehend & write effective reports and make quality presentations.
  10. Understand the impact of IT solutions on socio-environmental issues.
  11. Work collaboratively as a member or leader in multidisciplinary teams.
  12. Identify potential business opportunities and innovate to create value for the society and seize that opportunity.

Faculty, Staff and Infrastructure

Faculty

Name Qualification Designation
Dr. Aparna K BSc, MCA, MPhil, PhD Associate Professor & HOD
Dr. Arunkumar B R BSc, MCA, M.Phil(CS),MTech(CSE),PGDIPR-NLSIU, PhD Professor
Mr. P.Ganesh BSc, MCA Associate Professor
Dr.Nagabhushan S.V B.Sc, MCA, PhD Assistant Professor
Mr. Dwarakanath G V BSc, MCA, (PhD) Assistant Professor
Mr. Shivakumara T BSc, MCA, (PhD) Assistant Professor
Mrs. Reshma C R BSc, MCA Assistant Professor
Mrs. Drakshaveni G BSc, MCA,MTech(CST),(PhD) Assistant Professor
Mrs. Nirupama B K BSc, MCA(Ph.D.) Assistant Professor
Mrs. M.Sridevi BSc, MCA, (PhD) Assistant Professor
Mr. Venkatesh A BSc, MCA, (PhD) Assistant Professor
Mr. Sudarsanam P B.Sc,, MCA, M.E(CSE) Assistant Professor

Department Infrastructure

Laboratories

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Technical Staff

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Left to Right : Mr.Muralidhara K.N (Asst.Instructor), Mr.Shashi kiran J.S (Instructor).

Achievements

  1. The faculty members/Students have published nearly 100 in various reputed National/International Journals, as well as in peer-reviewed National/International Conferences, including conferences organized by IEEE and ELESEVIER.
  2. The Department is been recognized as Research Center since 2016-17 with 3 Ph. D holders and 6 Research scholars.
  3. The department has earned 9 VTU ranks since its inception.
  4. The Department organizes industrial visits for the higher semester students in order to impart holistic education and a better understanding of the theoretical concepts. The various educational visits for the previous years have included visits to KTwo Technologies, CISCO, and TCS etc.
  5. Nagabhusan S.V is been awarded Ph.D. degree by the VTU during the 17th Convocation.
  6. Department of MCA publishes annual newsletter called AGRATHA, Research compendium called SAMSHODANA and Project abstracts are published in TechSangraha.
  7. The department organizes Samshodhana Samvaadha similar to Jannavardana which is conducted at institute level.
  8. The department conducts project/problem based learning to improve analytical / analyzing skills at various cognitive levels.
  9. The assignments are given at higher Bloom?s cognitive levels (K4 to K6).
  10. The department conducts student?s seminar beyond the syllabus on contemporary topic with research orientation.
  11. The MCA alumni contributes as a resource person for workshop/expert talk/ career guidance.
  12. The department TLP focuses on case study based learning and innovative question in Internal Tests and blended learning in its Outcome Based Education (OBE) Model.
  13. The department organizes "Joy of Giving" as Academic Social Responsibility every semester since 2013-14.
  14. The department organizes Alumni interaction and Parents Teacher Meeting every semester.
  15. To review the progress and to identify the curriculum gap of the department, DAB meeting is conducted every semester.

Department Activities

  1. Short Term Courses
    2016-18
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  2. Industrial Visit to TCS
    18th May 2017
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  3. DataBase Management System Student Centric Activities – Co-operative Learning Class Activity
    In-Class Teams
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  4. Co-operative Learning
    Introduction to Web
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  5. Open Day - Project Exhibition as Project Based Learning
    16th May 2017
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  6. Faculty Development Program
    June 2018
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  7. Calendar of Events
    2017-18 ODD SEM
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  8. Social club " JOY OF GIVING"
    Some of the work carried under this club is attached. Under this club Thanks giving was organized for the diginity labors. The event's video is published. You can watch it on - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHs0xUlAhVU
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  9. BEST PROJECT BASED LEARNING
    The Best project in 4th and 6th Semester
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  10. Project Exhibhition
    6th Sem
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  11. Project Based Learning
    2nd Semester Students Explaining about their Projects
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  12. Memorable Moments:
    Activity
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  13. ALUMNI MEET-2013
    26/10/2013
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  14. Alumni meet - 2014
    22-02-2014.
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  15. IPR/Cyber security workshop
    October 13-14, 2017
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  16. Alumni Meet
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  17. Cooperative Learning
    Change Description
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  18. Technical Talk by Alumni
    2018-19 Odd sem
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  19. Web PDC
    5-1-2019 and 10-1-2019
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  20. Report on Lifeskills
    2015
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  21. Joy of Being the Change – Installation Art
    October 1st, 2018
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  22. Joy of Admiring the Nature – OCHIBA Art Work
    March 2nd, 2017.
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  23. Interaction with Outside World
    2015-18
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  24. Parent Teachers Meeting
    23rd March 2019
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  25. 2 Day workshop on "Network Simulation using NS-2"
    22nd March 2019
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  26. Alumni Talk on "4G Networking- Industry Perspective "
    9th March 2019
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  27. Expert Talk on "Embedded Devices Design and Development"
    2nd March 2019
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  28. Open Course on MATLAB and SCILAB
    2018-19
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  29. Open Course on Linux Programming and Security Implementation
    MCA
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  30. Parent Teachers Meeting
    8th December 2018
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  31. Parent Teachers Meeting
    8th December 2018
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  32. Project Based Learning Report
    4th November 2018
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