Master of Computer Applications

Master of Computer Applications

The MCA program is intended to provide a 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 counselling 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 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.


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

Partial Delivery of Course

Resources persons are invited from industry on selected topic of the interest to deliver the session for duration of 6-10 hours. The classes are generally based on presentation and hands-on session by the industry expert in particular domain.
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Value Added Course
The program/course is generally conducted /offered towards PO attainment along with focus on feedback taken from various stakeholders. The VAC is offered for 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 continuous basis. The assessment such as Internal Tests, MCQ’s and regular evaluation in lab sessions are conducted.

PDC organized in 2015-16

  1. Ms. Aparna K co-ordinated the Partial Delivery of Course (PDC) classes for II Sem MCA for the DBMS Course. Mr. Praveen Alur from Cisco was the resource person. The PDC was conducted from 27th April to 29th April 2016.
  2. Ms. M.Sridevi, Asst. Professor, Dept. of MCA coordinated the Partial Delivery of the Course (PDC) for Advanced Java Programming – 13MCA42 organized on 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd, and 30th April, 2016 during which the lectures were delivered by adjunct faculty member Mr. Ganesh Hegde, Manager – Application Development & Support, COLT Technology Solutions India Ltd., Bengaluru. Mr. Ganesh discussed about the Enterprise Java Beans, their usage in industry context, and shared his work experiences with real time examples.

Workshop conducted in 2015-16

A workshop on “Software Testing and Tools” was organized by Dept. of MCA on 22nd April, 2016 for which Mr. Sheshadri, Senior Test Consultant, Microsoft, Bengaluru was the resource person. He covered various concepts like Quality Assurance, Testing Activities, Basic Software Testing, and Types of Testing with practical sessions.

Parents-Teachers Meeting

The Department of MCA organized Parents-Teachers Meet on 23rd April 2016. The gathering was welcomed by Prof. & HOD, Dr. Arunkumar B R. All the proctors and class coordinators interacted with the parents about the performance of their wards.

Technical Talk:

  1. A Technical talk on “Lessons from 50 Failed Interviews” was delivered by Mr. Dattatreya vellal on 24.9.2016.
  2. A Technical talk on “Future of Next Generation wireless Networking” was delivered by Dr. Rajan M A on 13.08.2016.


Department Advisory Board for the duration 2016-18

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


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


Name Qualification Designation
Dr. Arunkumar B R BSc,, MCA, M.Phil(CS),MTech(CSE),PGDIPR-NLSIU,, PhD Professor and Head
Mr. P.Ganesh BSc, MCA Associate Professor
Dr. Aparna K BSc, MCA, MPhil, PhD Associate Professor
Dr.Nagabhushan S.V (On Deputation) , 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 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

Technical Staff

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


  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 2 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. DataBase Management System Student Centric Activities – Co-operative Learning Class Activity
    In-Class Teams
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  2. Co-operative Learning
    Introduction to Web
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  3. Open Day - Project Exhibition as Project Based Learning
    16th May 2017
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  4. Calendar of Events
    2017-18 ODD SEM
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  5. Social club " JOF 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 -
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    The Best project in 4th and 6th Semester
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  7. Activities Conducted
    May 2017
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  8. Project Exhibhition
    6th Sem
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  9. Project Based Learning
    2nd Semester Students Explaining about their Projects
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  10. Memorable Moments:
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  11. ALUMNI MEET-2013
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  12. Alumni meet - 2014
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  13. IPR/Cyber security workshop
    October 13-14, 2017
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  14. Alumni Meet
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  15. Cooperative Learning
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