The Department of Master Of Computer Applications was established in the year 2006 with an intake of 60 students. The current student strength is 163. The department has made significant improvement to provide a graduate with the skills needed to work in the global IT sector. The department of MCA is fanatical towards the quality learning amongst students and the arena of research. The department is well equipped with all the facilities like dedicated labs for students and assistantship programs etc. The labs are remained open till evening to facilitate students for developing extra potential beyond books for practical knowledge.
Though there are various labs well equipped with latest software and excellent hardware configuration. Three labs are dedicated only for MCA students in the college. Each Lab has 32 systems each with P4- Processor.
The faculty members in the department pool in with adequate experience from academics, industry and research. Many faculties of the department have published and presented papers in national, international journals and conferences. They endeavor for quality in teaching and in research as well. Different teaching aids are used in classrooms to make lectures interesting and interactive. The faculties are encouraged to participate in various development programs to enhance their capabilities and get equipped with latest technologies. The achievement of faculties are recognized and acknowledged as a drive to keep them motivated in the college by rewarding them at many occasions. Currently, many faculty members are working in the field of wireless sensor networks, data mining, fuzzy data mining, web mining, pattern recognition etc. Many of them are aspiring for getting registered for the research programmes in the current semester. We wish them “All the best”.
Each semester has a class coordinator to keep a check on their progress and attendance. These coordinators are also responsible for interacting with the parents regarding their performance. From the current year, progress report and attendance of the students are being sent through SMS to their parents. Staff and students are facilitated with wireless internet facility also. They are encouraged to participate in extended working day (EWD) activities, where they learn many aspects of team building, time management, leadership qualities and so on. It is a well planned activity conducted for the entire college irrespective of their specialization by the EWD coordinators. During this hour, they are also being prepared for their future industry interactions and their senior classmates share their experiences at various interviews which actually prepare them to face the outside world.
The students interact with the faculty outside the classroom hours for having discussions beyond books. A MCA student from PESIT Bangalore South Campus is well equipped with latest technologies and concepts to face the corporate world with great confidence.
The department of MCA is devoted for quality learning through innovation.