M.Sc (Computer Science)

PROFILE

The department of Computer Science was established in the year 2002. This department has significantly improved its competence since inception. It has become a preferred destination for the students of various districts of Andhra Pradesh aspiring to pursue an MSc in Computers. The current permitted intake into MCA is 48 members. Of this, 40 students are admitted through AU PGCET counseling while the remaining 8 through management quota as per the guidelines specified by APSHCE.

The objective of the department of computer science is to develop professional manpower needed by IT sector with skills that match the demands of global IT operations. Thus the main thrust of the Department is design and delivery of the program content that renders students to become professionals as required by the Industry.

Programme Highlights

  • Student intake : 40 (28 under convener quota and 12 under management quota)
  • Course duration : 2 years (full time)
  • Eligibility criteria : Any science graduate with Mathematics as a subject atleast at Intermediate level and a qualifying rank in PGCET.
  • Course duration : 2 years (full time) – 4 Semesters
  • Affiliation : Andhra University
  • Year of establishment : 2002

Admission Procedure: Through AP-OAMDC (Online Admission Module for Degree Courses)
Website : https://cets.apsche.ap.gov.in/APSCHE/APSCHEHome.aspx

Pedagogy

The Master of Science program in Computers is run as per the norms and guidelines set by Andhra university. Over the years, the department has built on its strength and maturity in terms of pedagogy and all other systems related to subject delivery. Besides offering the regular curriculum, the department imparts additional knowledge through guest lectures, seminars and workshops within campus and also encourages students to participate in the events conducted by other institutions. Taking into cognisance the ever evolving needs, the department of Computer Science has bridged the gap between the skills imparted and the skills needed through add-on programs.

Infrastructure

The department is well equipped with computers, digital electronics and data communication laboratories needed for effective demonstration of practical applications of the theory learnt by the students. The department has a dedicated seminar hall equipped with LCD projector and audio system to facilitate effective conduct of seminars and guest lectures. The Library is equipped with relevant books, journals and periodicals. Internet facility with 100 MBPS line is also made available to the students

Promoting the use of Technology

IT being the core area, the Department of CS has taken up a special initiative to promote Technology in the college by developing software for automation of manual systems. The department also takes up tasks to train members in the use of technology. As part of the initiative the following Software programs were developed to automate various manual

processes:

Online Student examination system: This facilitates the conduct of objective type examinations to students in the campus. This is used during on-campus recruitment drives that take place in the college.

Online Student Feed-back system: IQAC is helped to collect feedback online from students on the quality of faculty, infrastructure and other facilities. Development of this Software program made the process easy, efficient and fast.

Student Fee tracking System: This Software program automates the processing and tracking of student fee payments into the bank. This helps the administrative department to handle financial matters with ease and efficiency.

This department utilizes audio and video technology extensively for subject delivery. All teachers and students use internet and digital library facilities. This department is striving to make the operational processes followed in the college paperless in the coming years.

Quest for Excellence

The department continuously strives for excellence in all its endeavours. Right from the recruitment system to the delivery mechanism, a tight and keen approach is implemented.

Frequent review meetings, feedback and suggestions contribute in enhancing the performance of the faculty and the department.

Program Outcome

The program fosters global competencies and contributes to national development. The students are moulded into efficient workforce ever willing to contribute to economic development as responsible citizens. The variety of skill development and add-on programs prepare students to face the multi cultural, multi lingual and multi tasking business environment.

The scope of this program is diverse. After the program completion, students get placements at the National Science and Technology Laboratories (NSTL), at several central and state government sectors, in the software industry, in the banking sector and at IT fields in different organisations.

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