Department of Computer Science & Applications

About the Department

The Department of Computer Science and Computer Applications was established in 2005. Our mission is to practice young women in the field of computer to acquire many opportunities and ensure that they have a solid foundation in the core concepts, equip them with problem solving and decision making skills and prepare them for lifelong learning in the discipline. Department also encourages collegial, intellectual and academic growth of its faculty. The department offers Under Graduate, Post Graduate Courses and the Research Programme in Master of Philosophy.

Vision & Mission

Vision

  • We envision our students, not only in the field of science and technology, but also in good citizenship and discipline.
  • Our commitment lies in producing comprehensive knowledge seekers and human individuals, capable of building a strong and developed nation.
  • Producing quality women graduates trained in the latest tools and technologies and striving to make India a world leader in software and hardware products and services.
  • To achieve academic excellence in Computer Science by imparting in-depth knowledge to the students, facilitating research activities and cater to the ever changing industrial demands and societal needs. 

Mission

  • To provide quality education to the students through state of art education in Computer Science.
  • To provide a learning environment that helps students to enhance problem solving skills, be successful in their professional lives and to prepare students to be lifelong learners by offering a solid theoretical foundation in computing along with applied computing experiences and educating them about their professional, and ethical responsibilities.
  • To establish Industry Institute Interaction to make students ready for the industrial environment.
  • To provide exposure to students to the latest tools and technologies in the area of computer hardware and software.
  • To promote research based projects/activities in the emerging areas of technology convergence.

Salient Features

  • Qualified and Experienced team of faculty members with wider experience in areas of System Software, DBMS, Data Mining, Mobile and Computer Networks, Graphics and Image Processing and Computer Architecture.
  • Motivation to students with immense expertise, massive technical exposure & structured creative initiatives.
  • Industrial visits to various renowned companies to pave way for the students to get exposed to varied atmosphere.
  • Mini projects and In-plant trainings to impart practical knowledge to the students.
  • Inter-Collegiate programmes, a platform for the students to equip their knowledge in all fields, are conducted.
  • Having Industrial associations with MSDN, ORACLE, IBM, SAP etc.
  • Teaching aids like OHP’s & LCD Projectors and modern E-learning softwares are used with the view to enhance the Teaching-Learning process.

Courses Offered

Under Graduate

  • B.Sc. (Computer Science)
  • B.C.A

Post Graduate

  • M.Sc. (Computer Science)

Research programme

  • M.Phil. (Computer Science) - Full Time

Eligibility of the Courses

B.Sc. (Computer Science)

Duration of the course

3 years with 6 semesters.

Eligibility

A pass in Higher Secondary Examination (Academic or Vocational) conducted by the Government of Tamil Nadu with Mathematics / Business Mathematics / Computer Science/ Statistics as one of the subject or any other examination accepted as equivalent by the syndicate of the Periyar University.

Bachelor of Computer Applications (B.C.A.)

Duration of the course

3 years with 6 semesters.

Eligibility

A pass in Higher Secondary Examination (Academic or Vocational) conducted by the Government of Tamil Nadu with Mathematics / Business Mathematics / Computer Science/ Statistics as one of the subject or any other examination accepted as equivalent by the syndicate of the Periyar University.

M.Sc. (Computer Science)

Duration of the course

2 years with 4 semesters.

Eligibility

A pass in B.Sc. Computer Science / B.Sc. Information Sciences / B.Sc. Computer Technology / B.C.A / B.Sc. Information Technology) from any recognized University.

M.Phil. (Computer Science)

Duration of the course

1 year with 2 semesters.

Eligibility

  • Candidates who have qualified their Postgraduate degree in Computer Science/Computer Applications/Software Science/Computer Communication/Information Technology/Software Engineering/Theoretical Computer Science/Computer Technology/Information Science and Management/ Information Technology and Management of Periyar University or any other University recognized by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto shall be eligible to register for the Degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Computer Science and undergo the prescribed course of study in an approved institution or Department of this University.
  • Candidates who have qualified their postgraduate degree on or after 1 January 1991 shall be required to have obtained a minimum of 55% of marks in their respective postgraduate degrees to become eligible to register for the Degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and undergo the prescribed course of study in an approved institution or department of this University.
  • For the candidates belonging to SC/ST community and those who have qualified for the Master’s degree before 01.01.1991 the minimum eligibility marks shall be 50% in their Master’s Degree.