ABOUT THE COURSE:

The UG program in Computer Applications is designed for students aspiring to excel in the field of computers and information technology. Due to increasing demand, the course is being offered in two Shifts: Shift I and Shift II in different timings. The course in Shift I and Shift II came into existence during the academic year 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 respectively.
The course provides a sound knowledge in key areas of computer science and substantial understanding of concepts in the course curriculum. This degree covers various subjects such as databases, networks, multimedia, operating systems and up-to-date programming languages. The students are trained to develop sound practical skills and professional competence in developing software.

ELIGIBILITY:

Candidates who have passed the Higher Secondary Examination of the Government of Tamilnadu or any other examination considered equivalent by University of Madras are eligible with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry (or) Accountancy, Commerce, Computer Science (or) Mathematics, Commerce, Accounts(or) Vocational group with Mathematics.

DURATION OF THE COURSE:

The duration of the course is three years which includes six semesters with two semesters per year. Each semester has ninety working days followed by examinations at the end of each semester.  The odd semesters shall consist of the period from June to November of each year and the even semester from December to April of each year.

ACADEMIC PROGRESSION:

The students acquire wide knowledge in the fields of Networks, Database Management Systems, Web Technology and Operating Systems. They are practically well trained in the latest programming languages which prepare them to be competitive in the IT industry.

CAREER PROGRESSION:

After successful completion of their course, the  students of Computer Applications can pursue their higher studies in Computer Applications, Computer Science, Information Technology or Business Administration or they can endeavour for job opportunities. They are well-equipped to work as professionals in the fields of software development, design and implementation.

DATE OF COMMENCEMENT OF THE COURSE
UNIVERSITY RECOGNITION NUMBER
Shift-I: A1/VPK/24/NewCourses/2010-2011/275  dated 27/05/2010
AcademicYear 2010-2011
Shift-II:A1/FFJ/NewCourses/2011-2012/634 dated 21/07/2011
AcademicYear 2011-2012

The U.G. Department of Computer Applications was established during the academic year 2010 -2011. Due to increasing demand, the department offered the course in two shifts: Shift I and Shift II in different timings.  The course in Shift I and Shift II came into existence during the academic year 2010 - 2011and 2011- 2012 respectively.

The department has a well- equipped and up-to-date laboratory as per the curriculum. It also provides  sufficient textbooks, reference books and journals to meet the students’ requirement. The department has qualified and dedicated team of faculty members who strive for the students’ excellence. In addition to academics, the students are also encouraged to take part in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. The Department takes special effort to mould the students so as to equip them to meet the challenges of the IT world at a global level.

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

SYLLABUS AND SCHEME

The department adheres to the syllabus prescribed by the University of Madras on Choice Based Credit System (CBCS).

YEAR/SEMESTER CATEGORY TITLE OF PAPER CREDITS
I YEAR/ I SEMESTER PART-I LANGUAGE-I 3
PART-II ENGLISH-I 3
PART-III FUNDAMENTAL OF DIGITAL COMPUTER 4
PART-III PRACTICAL PC SOFTWARE 4
ALLIED MATHEMATICS-I 5
I YEAR / II SEMESTER PART-I LANGUAGE-II 3
PART-II ENGLISH-II 3
PART-III PROGRAMMING IN C 4
PART-III PRACTICAL-II PROGRAMMING IN C LAB 4
ALLIED MATHEMATICS-II 5
II YEAR/III SEMESTER PART-III
CORE COURSES
PAPER-V- PROGRAMMING IN C++ AND DATA STRUCTURES 4
PART-III PAPER-VI- MICROPROCESSORS AND ITS APPLICATIONS 4
PART-III PAPER-VII- NUMERICAL AND STATISTICAL METHODS 4
PART-III PAPER-VIII- PRACTICAL-III: PROGRAMMING IN C++ USING DATA STRUCTURES 3
ALLIED PAPER-III- FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 4
PART-IV 2. SOFT SKILL-III
3.ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
3
II YEAR/IV SEMESTER PART-III PAPER-IX- PROGRAMMING IN JAVA 4
PART-III PAPER-X- OPERATING SYSTEM 4
PART-III PAPER-XI- COMPUTER GRAPHICS 4
PART-III PAPER-XII- PRACTICAL-IV: JAVA PROGRAMMING LAB 4
ALLIED PAPER-IV- COST AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING 4
PART-IV 2.SOFT SKILL-IV 3
PART-IV 3.ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES 2
III YEAR/V SEMESTER PAPER-XIII- DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM 4
PAPER-XIV- SOFTWARE ENGINEERING 4
PAPER-XV- RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES 4
PAPER-XVI: PRACTICAL-V- RDBMS LAB 4
ELECTIVE-I
VISUAL PROGRAMMING
4
III YEAR/VI SEMESTER PAPER-XVII- WEB TECHNOLOGY 4
PAPER-XVIII- DATA COMMUNICATION AND NETWORKING 4
PAPER-XIX- SOFTWARE TESTING 4
PAPER-XX: PRACTICAL- VI
WEB APPLICATIONS LAB
4
ELECTIVE-II- DATA MINING 4
ELECTIVE-III- MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS 4
Shift I
Name Qualification Designation Areas of Interest
Dr.R.Padmajavalli M.C.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. Associate Professor & Head Web Mining
Ms. H. Selvi M.Sc., M.Phil., (Ph.D) Assistant Professor Artificial Neural Networking
Ms. K. Radha M.Sc., M.Phil., Assistant Professor Computer Networks
Ms. J. Lakshmi M.C.A., M.Phil., SET,(Ph.D.) Assistant Professor Wireless Sensor Networks
Mrs. V. Ramya M.Sc., M.Phil., Assistant Professor Bio-Informatics
Shift II
Dr. M. Vasantha M.C.A., M.Phil., SET, Ph.D. Associate Professor & Shift II Co-ordinator Data Mining
Mrs. B. Mahalakshmi M.C.A., M.Phil. Assistant Professor Computer Networking
Mrs.J.Chitra M.Sc, M.Phil. Assistant Professor Computer Networking
Mrs. M. Keerthiga M.Sc, Assistant Professor Cryptrography

Shift - I

Academic Year : 2006

S. No Name of the Staff Month & Year Geographic Level(National /International Title Institution ISBN
1.  R. Padmajavalli December 2006 Presented a paper in IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM) An Overview of Data Preprocessing in Data and Web Usage Mining Christ College, Bangalore 1-4244-0682-X

Academic Year : 2010

S. No Name of the Staff Month & Year Geographic Level(National /International Title Institution ISBN
1. R. Padmajavalli February 2010 Presented a paper in   the International Conference on Mathematics and Computer Science (ICMS 2010) Survey of Clustering Algorithms Applied in Web Usage Mining Loyola College, Chennai 978-81-908234-2-5

Academic Year : 2012

S. No Name of the Staff Month & Year Geographic Level(National /International Title Institution ISBN
1.  R. Padmajavalli March 2012 Presented a paper in the National Conference on Challenges in Business Practices Service Oriented Architecture for Sales Management System Bhaktavatsalam Memorial College for Women, Chennai 978-93-81430-42-2
2. M. Rekha March 2012  Presented a paper in the National Conference on Challenges in Business Practices Data Mining for Medical Image Classification Bhaktavatsalam Memorial College for Women, Chennai 978-93-81430-42-2
3. M. Rekha October 2012 Presented a paper in the International Conference on Data Emerging Trends in Information Technology (ICETIT12) An Automated Multisegmentation based Breast Cancer Detection and classification using Neural Networks  M.G.R Janaki College for Women, Chennia. 978-93-81899-21-2
4. J.Chitra Feb 17th

2012

National seminar on contemporary progress in CyberSpace Paper presented on Voice Morphing Fathima College

Madurai

5. J.Chitra March11th

2011

National seminar on Networking Paper presented on Artificial nueral networks Fathima College

Madurai

Shift - II

S. No

Name of the Staff

Month & Year

Geographic Level(National /International

Title

Institution

ISBN

1. U. Meenatchi March 1-2, 2013 International Conference on Emerging Trends and Challenges in Science and Technology HIGH AVAILABILITY CONCEPTS AND BEST PRACTICES IN REAL APPLICATION CLUSTERS Bhaktavatsalam Memorial College for Women, Chennai 978-93-81430-95-8

Academic Year: 2015-2016

Sl.No Name of the Staff Date of presentation Geographic Level(National/International) Title Institution
1. Ms.H.selvi 10 &11thMarch 2016 International conference(IEEE) “A review on Artificial Neural Network for detecting learning disabilities children” Saveetha Engineering collge
2. Ms.J.Lakshmi 10& 11thmarch 2016 International conference Saveetha Engineering college
3. Ms.E.S. Shameem Sulthana 12 Aug 2015 International  Conference “Innovation of e-commerce models using Multi modal Biometric based self-authentication and secure system in an electronic world” Rathinam college of Artes and science
ACADEMIC YEAR: 2006
S.NO. Author Month & Year of Publication Title of the Research Article/Book/Book Review/ Magazine Article Name of the publication ISSN
R. Padmajavalli March 2006 Book Review on ‘FedEx Delivers’ Best Books
ACADEMIC YEAR: 2007
S.NO. Author Month & Year of Publication Title of the Research Article/Book/Book Review/ Magazine Article Name of the publication ISSN
    1 R. Padmajavalli January 2007 Magazine Article -Globalization and its impact on outsourcing Global CEO
2 R. Padmajavalli June 2007 Book Review on Trump University Marketing 101-  How to use the Most Powerful Ideas in Marketing to get more Customers Marketing Mastermind, ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad
ACADEMIC YEAR: 2010
S.NO. Author Month & Year of Publication Title of the Research Article/Book/Book Review/ Magazine Article Name of the publication ISSN
4 R.Padmajavalli,C.P.Sumathi and T.Santhanam 2010 Automatic Recommendation of Web Pages in Web Usage Mining International Journal’ on Computer science and Engineering, 2(9); pg 3046-3052 ISSN: 0975-3397
5 R.Padmajavalli,C.P.Sumathi and T.Santhanam 2010 An Application of Session Based Clustering to Analyze web Pages of User Interest From Web Log Files , 2010 ISSN 1549-3636. Journal of Computer science’, 6(7); pg 785-793 ISSN 1549-3636.
ACADEMIC YEAR: 2011
S.NO. Author Month & Year of Publication Title of the Research Article/Book/Book Review/ Magazine Article Name of the publication ISSN
6 R.Padmajavalli,C.P.Sumathi and T.Santhanam 2011. An Overview of Preprocessing of Web Log Files for Web Usage Mining Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, 34(2) ISSN:1992-8645
7 R.Padmajavalli,C.P.Sumathi and T.Santhanam 2011 Evaluation of Recommended Web Pages Obtained Using a Novel Approach European Journal of Scientific Research ISSN:1450-216X
8 R.RAMYA,V.Vidya Priya 2013 Fangled Greedy Approach for Protein Pattern Matching International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research ISSN:2229-5518

The Departments of Computer Science, Computer Applications and Information Technology are equipped with excellent, sophisticated computer laboratories with state-of-the art computing facilities and latest systems configuration. The UG and PG courses maintain separate labs with the student-machine ratio as 1:1. The labs accommodate around 150 systems which are fully networked and up-to-date software requirements, with respect to the curriculum, have been installed to cater to the needs of the students of the UG/ PG streams. Internet with Wi-Fi facility is also available in the laboratories. The students are given practical training in a variety of software to meet the challenges in the IT industry. In addition to the academic practicals, internet browsing, student marks/nominal roll entry as per the University’s regulations and soft skill training for the students of the college are also administered through the computer labs.

LIST OF LAB INSTRUCTORS / LAB ASSISTANTS FOR COMPUTER LABORATORIES

S.No. Name Qualification Designation
1. Mr. S. Saran Raj D.C.S.E, M.C.A., Lab Instructor

Academic proficiency prizes are awarded to students who top the subject papers, in each semester. Over all topper prize is bagged by the student who has the highest percentage in the department, during her period of study.

S.No. NAME OF THE STUDENT BATCH
  1 D.PUSHPA 2010-2013
  2 S.LEELAVATHY 2011-2014
  3 S. SHANMUGHAPRIYA 2012-2015
  4. V.INDHUMATHI 2013-2016

The Department is proud to have produced University Rank holders.

S.No Name of the candidate Rank Batch
1. K. Kavitha   III 2011-2014
2. S. LEELAVATHY   V 2011-2014
3. S.SHANMUGA PRIYA   V 2012-2015

Shift I

Sl.No

Name of the Staff

Month & Year

Geographic Level(National/International

Title

Institution

1. R. Padmajavalli December, 2005 Participated in the Faculty Development Program APPLICATION OF SPSS IN MULTIVARIATE DATA ANALYSIS ICFAI Business School, Chennai
2. R. Padmajavalli January, 2006 Participated in National Seminar INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCE – PRIME MOVER FOR VISION 2020 ICFAI Business School, Chennai
3. R. Padmajavalli April 2006 Participated in the Faculty Development Program LIVING THE FUTURE ICFAI Business School, Kolkata
4. R. Padmajavalli May-June, 2006 Participated in SAP Faculty Workshop Business Process Integration-1 SAP Labs Training & Development, Bangalore
5. R. Padmajavalli April 2009 Participated in two-day National Seminar Data Mining Department of Computer Science, Anna University.
6. R. Padmajavalli February, 2011 Participated in UGC sponsored National Level Workshop TEXT FORMATTING WITH LATEX S.D.N.B. Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai
7 R. Padmajavalli Feb 15 -16, 2013 National Workshop Research Methodology and Statistical Tools Bhaktavatsalam Memorial College for Women, Chennai
8 M. Rekha Feb 15 -16, 2013 National Workshop Research Methodology and Statistical Tools Bhaktavatsalam Memorial College for Women, Chennai
9 J. Sujeeshini Feb 15 -16, 2013 National Workshop Research Methodology and Statistical Tools Bhaktavatsalam Memorial College for Women, Chennai
10 S. Monisha Feb 15 -16, 2013 National Workshop Research Methodology and Statistical Tools Bhaktavatsalam Memorial College for Women, Chennai
11. M.Rekha SEP, 2013 National Workshop IMAGE PROCESSING BS ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY
12. Dr. R.Padmajavalli FEBRUARY, 2014 National Workshop WORKSHOP ON MAT LAB BHAKTAVATSALAM MEMORIAL COLLEGE
13. M.Rekha FEBRUARY, 2014 National Workshop WORKSHOP ON MAT LAB BHAKTAVATSALAM MEMORIAL COLLEGE
14. J.Sujeeshini FEB, 2014 National Workshop WORKSHOP ON MAT LAB BHAKTAVATSALAM MEMORIAL
15. S.Monisha FEB, 2014 National Workshop WORKSHOP ON MAT LAB BHAKTAVATSALAM MEMORIAL COLLEGE
16. M.Rekha SEP, 2013 CHENNAI IMAGE PROCESSING BS ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY
17. Dr. R.Padmajavalli FEB, 2014 CHENNAI WORKSHOP ON MAT LAB BHAKTAVATSALAM MEMORIAL COLLEGE
18. M.Rekha FEB, 2014 CHENNAI WORKSHOP ON MAT LAB BHAKTAVATSALAM MEMORIAL COLLEGE
19. J.Sujeeshini FEB, 2014 CHENNAI WORKSHOP ON MAT LAB BHAKTAVATSALAM MEMORIAL COLLEGE
20. S.Monisha FEB, 2014 CHENNAI WORKSHOP ON MAT LAB BHAKTAVATSALAM MEMORIAL COLLEGE
21. R.Rajpriya FEB, 2014 CHENNAI WORKSHOP ON MAT LAB BHAKTAVATSALAM MEMORIAL COLLEGE
22. H.Selvi FEB, 2014 CHENNAI WORKSHOP ON MAT LAB BHAKTAVATSALAM MEMORIAL COLLEGE

Shift II

Sl.No

Name of the Staff

Month & Year

Geographic Level(National/International

Title

Institution

1 U. Meenatchi Feb 15 -16, 2013 National Workshop Research Methodology and Statistical Tools Bhaktavatsalam Memorial College for Women, Chennai
2. R.RAJPRIYA FEB, 2014 National Workshop WORKSHOP ON MAT LAB Bhaktavatsalam Memorial College for Women, Chennai
3. H.SELVI FEB, 2014 National Workshop WORKSHOP ON MAT LAB Bhaktavatsalam Memorial College for Women, Chennai

                Work shops/ Seminar

Shift I

Academic Year: 2015- 2016

Sl.No Name of the Staff Date attended Work shop/ Seminar Title Institution
1. Dr.R.Padmajavalli 25th Feb 2016 Work shop “Intellectual property Right awareness & IT sector” Bhaktavatsalam Memorial college for women
2. Ms.M. Rekha 25th Feb 2016 Work shop “Intellectual property Right awareness & IT sector” Bhaktavatsalam Memeorial College For women
3. Ms. S.Monisha 25th Feb 2016 Work shop “Intellectual property Right awareness & IT sector” Bhaktavatsalam Memeorial College For women
4. Ms. H.Selvi 25th Feb 2016 Work shop “Intellectual property Right awareness & IT sector” Bhaktavatsalam Memeorial College For women
5. Ms. E.S Shammem Sulthana 25th Feb 2016 Work Shop “Intellectual property Right awareness & IT sector” Bhaktavatsalam Memeorial College For women
6. Ms.J.Lakshmi 25th Feb 2016 Work Shop “Intellectual property Right awareness & IT sector” Bhaktavatsalam Memeorial College For women
7. Ms.E.S. Shammem Sulthana 22nd Jan 2016 Work shop “Cyber Crime” Soka ikeda College of arts and science for women
8. Ms.J.Lakshmi 22nd Jan 2016 Work shop “Cyber Crime” Soka ikeda College of arts and science for women
9. Ms. E.S. Shammem Sulthana 21st sep 2015 Work shop “ Modern Software Development Methodologies” SRM University

Work shops/ Seminar

Shift II

Academic Year: 2015- 2016

Sl.No Name of the Staff Month& year Work shop/ Seminar Title Institution
1. Ms.K. Radha 25th Feb 2016 Work shop “Intellectual property Right awareness & IT sector” Bhaktavatsalam Memorial college for women
2. Ms .G.Poornima 25th Feb 2016 Work shop “Intellectual property Right awareness & IT sector” Bhaktavatsalam Memeorial College For women
3. Ms. B. Maha lakshmi 25th Feb 2016 Work shop “Intellectual property Right awareness & IT sector” Bhaktavatsalam Memeorial College For women
4. Ms.J.Chitra 25th Feb 2016 Work shop “Intellectual property Right awareness & IT sector” Bhaktavatsalam Memeorial College For women
5. Ms. G.Poornima 22nd

Jan 2016

Work Shop “Cyber crime” Soka ikeda College of arts and science for women
6. Ms.K. Radha 22nd

Jan 2016

Work Shop “Cyber Crime” Soka ikeda College of arts and science for women
7. Ms. B. Maha Lakshmi 22nd jan 2016 Work shop “Cyber Crime” Soka ikeda College of arts and science for women
8. R.Ramya 14th sep 2012 FDP "FDP ON Current Research Trends In Computer Science" Anna Adharsh College for Women
9. R.Ramya 9th Feb 2013 Workshop "The Art of Writing Research Articles" Quad-e-Millath College for Women

The inauguration of DigiMinds club of the UG Department of Computer Applications & PG Department of Computer Science was conducted on 25th July’ 2018. The chief guest of the event was Dr. S.P. Rajagopalan, Secretary, Bhaktavatsalam Memorial College, Dr. C.N.Eswari, Principal, Bhaktavatsalam Memorial College, presided over the function. The club members were introduced to the students of the department. The objectives of the club are to inculcate and motivate the students to enhance their skill sets in their domain. The students actively participated in various events such as PICTOWORD and QUIZ.

The second event of DigiMinds club was debate conducted on 17th Sep’2018, in the topic “INDIAN EDUCATION SYSTEM Vs. FORGIEN EDUCATION SYSTEM”, where the students of UG Department of Computer Applications and PG Department of Computer Science had eagerly participated. The judge for the event was Mrs. Indira, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Microbiology. She analyzed the student’s talent and judges their skills. The club members, the guests and audience together contributed to make the event a grand success.

It was our pleasure to conduct the third event of DigiMinds on 19th Dec’2018. The session was conducted on Mock Interview, where the students gained knowledge about job interview. The Do’s and Don’ts for an interview was clearly explained along with a PowerPoint presentation. The session was handled by Mrs. Rita Poorani, Assistant Professor, PG Department of English, she was enthusiastically presented and motivated the students. The session was very useful for the final year students to build their career.

The mock interview was conducted on 21st Dec’2018, for UG Department of Computer Applications and PG Department of Computer Science from the DigiMinds club. The resource person for this session was Mrs. Geetha Selvakumar, Professor & Head, PG Dept. of English, She conducted mock interview for the students regarding the nuances of placement and training.