Computer Science & Applications

About the Department

The Department of Computer Science (UG) was established in the year of 1995 with a view to fulfill the dynamic needs of IT sector all over the world. As it is functioning under Vivekanandha College of Arts and Sciences for Women, an Autonomous Institution and Affiliated with Periyar University, Salem, and the department has also been rated and recognized with respect to faculty, facilities, curricula and academic programme, and administrative system.

Vision & Mission


  • The Computer Science Department is formed to provide best leading programs in computer science and graduate computer scientists who are recognized as best all over the world.
  • The department continues to promote innovative research in the core Computer Science as well as multidisciplinary application areas.
  • To create a reservoir of human resources towards making a happier and healthier society.


  • To help students take placement in Premier Indian IT companies.
  • To create and disseminate knowledge for the betterment of mankind.
  • To create and disseminate knowledge for the betterment of mankind.
  • To establish a center of excellence in collaboration with industries, research laboratories and other agencies to meet the changing needs of society.
  • To encourage entrepreneurship skills among students.
  • To impart quality education to students

Salient Features

  • The department distinguishes itself by arranging professional educators as well as specialist from IT industry to sharpen the students skills.
  • Apart from the regular lab facility, additional lab facilities are also provided to the students in order to make them practically competitive to face the future challenges.
  • Our department of computer science established with the latest software packages.
  • The Department conducted an UGC Sponsored National Conference on Mobile Cloud- 2014.

Courses Offered

UG Courses

  • B.Sc Computer Science
  • B.Sc Information Technology
  • B.Sc Computer Technology
  • B.C.A

PG Courses

  • M.Sc Computer Science
  • M.Sc Information Technology
  • M.C.A

Research Programmes

  • M.Phil (FT)


UG Courses

  • B.Sc Computer Science
  • B.Sc Computer Technology
  • B.Sc Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Computer Applications

A pass in Higher Secondary Examination with Mathematics or Business Mathematics or Computer Science or Statistics (Academic Stream or Vocational Stream) as one of the subject under Higher Secondary Board of Examination, conducted by the Government of Tamilnadu or an examination accepted as equivalent thereto by the syndicate, subject to such conditions as may be prescribed thereto are permitted to appear and qualify for the B.Sc. Computer Science Degree Examination of Periyar University after a course of study of three academic years.

Duration of the course

3 years (six semesters)

PG Courses

  • MCA (Master of Computer Applications)
  • M.Sc Computer Science
  • M.Sc Information Technology

A pass in B.Sc. Computer Science / BCA/ B.SC. Computer Technology / B.Sc. Information Science Degree of Periyar university or any of the Degree of any other university accepted by the syndicate as equivalent thereto subject to such conditions as may be prescribed therefore shall be permitted to appear and qualified for the M.Sc. Computer Science Degree Examinations of the Periyar University after a course of study of two academic years.

Duration of the course

  • PG  2 Years (4 Semesters) / Full Time
  • MCA(Lateral Entry)  2 Years (4 Semesters) / Full Time

Research Programme - M.Phil

Eligibility criteria

Candidates who have qualified for Post Graduate Degree of this 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 their respective subjects and undergo the prescribed course of study in an approved institution or Department of this University. Candidates who have qualified for their Post Graduate Degree on or after 19th September 1991 shall be required to have obtained a minimum of 55% of marks in their respective Post Graduate Degrees to become eligible to register for the degree of the 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 19th September 1991 the minimum eligibility marks shall be 50% in their Master’s Degree.


One year (two semesters) /Full Time.


Our Students of Computer Science & Applications has been participated and make utilize of several programme organized by our department and also by other colleges. These kinds of activities will be useful for their career and academic development and other futuristic enhancements.

2015-16 Semester Events

Date Name of the Programme Name of the Resource Person Designation Address
10.09.2015 Seminar On Dot Net Applications Ms.Manimekala, Technical Head and Ms.M.Sowndharya, Trainer Proxima Infotech, Namakkal
14.09.2015 & 15.09.2015 Workshop On Dot Net SQL Server Mr.K.Gokulakannan, Branch Manager & Technical trainer and Ms.Meenakshi, Trainer Mind Mingle IT Solutions
26.09.2015 Workshop On Android Mobile Application Development Mr.K.Ramesh, Project Co-Ordinator D2RC
05.10.2015 & 06.10.2015 Workshop On Android Technologies Mr.K.Ramesh, Project Co-Ordinator D2RC
05.01.2016 Workshop On Dot Net Mrs.Gayathri, Assistant General Manager ICTACT

2014-15 Semester Events

Date Name of the Programme Name of the Resource Person Designation Address
04.08.2014 & 05.08.2014 Seminar on Multimedia and Web Designing Tools Mr.SriRam & Mr.Dinesh E-Logic, Vivekanandha Educational Institutions Campus, Tiruchengode.
09/12/14 Seminar on Cloud Computing and Big data. Dr.L.Arokiyam Associate Professor St.Joseph College, Trichy
22/12/14 UGC Sponsored National Conference on Mobile Cloud Dr.T.Senthil Kumar, Associate Professor Amirtha Vishwa University
10.01.2015 Seminar on Android Technologies Poras Technologies Coimbatore
21.01.2015 Webinar - Analytics ICTACT -
23.03.2015 & 24.03.2015 Seminar on Windows 8 & 8.1 Application Development Mr.A.Sudakar & Mr.P.Gokul, Microsoft Student Partners KIOT, Salem
09.05.2015 Workshop on MATLAB Dr.T.Senthil Kumar, Associate Professor Amirtha Vishwa University

Other Events

Seminar Hall

  • The Janshi rani Block Seminar hall, is a   multi-conference facility.
  • The  Seminar hall  has air-conditioned  and a large lobby area.
  • The 600 seating-capacity Seminar Hall has been acoustically treated and provide with a centrally controlled audio system and LCD projection facility with Internet connectivity.
  • Equipped with digital technology and advanced communication facilities
  • This spacious and well-equipped facility is well suited for the conduct of conferences, conventions and cultural programmes etc.,
  • The hall can also be used for screening Films. 

Lab Facilities

The department is well equipped with Intel Core i3 systems with 100 Mbps speed of wired internet connectivity. There are around 576 systems in our established computer laboratory.

In addition we have Communication Lab with 32 systems with LCD Projector for Workshop facility. Students of under graduate and Post graduate from Computer Science and Other major department like Commerce and Management and Bio-Technology of Vivekanandha College of Arts and Sciences for Women (Autonomous) utilize the Lab.

  • The ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and computing skills to solve Lab problems.
  • The ability to identify, formulate and analyze complex problems related to computer science for Mini Projects.
  • The ability to design IT solutions for complex problems and design software / hardware or process that meet the needs of the common man for the upliftment of his / her social status.
  • Our lab has the highest configuration system as Intel Core i3@3.30GHz, 2GB DDR III Ram, 500GB Sata Hard disk, 104Keys Key board, Optical Mouse, 18.5” LCD Monitor.
  • Our lab has the following list of software’s.
    • Java with serve lets
    • C
    • C++
    • Multimedia Software’s like Adobe Photoshop, Flash.
    • Tally
    • Oracle
    • UNIX
    • SQL
    • VB .net

Communication Lab – 32 Systems

Communication is the lab used for Internet Access by Research Scholars and Staff Members for Network Usage.

  • Lab consists of 32 Systems with Intel Core i3@3.30GHz.
  • Lab has LCD Projector for PPT usage.
  • Platform: Windows XP
  • Computers Available – 30 No’s [Intel Core i3@3.30GHz, 2GB DDR III Ram, 500GB Sata Hard disk, 104 Keys Keyboard, Optical Mouse, 18.5” LCD Monitor]

Annual Report

2017 - 2018

Date Name of the Event Description of Event Chief Guest No. of Beneficiary
15.06. 2017 GUEST LECTURE Motivational Talk & Evolve the Change Dr.Selvaraj  83
16.06. 2017 GUEST LECTURE Valuable speech about Medicinal Plant Thulasi & Motivational Talk K. Thulasi  83
4.08.2017 MOTIVATIONAL PROGRAMME International Left Handers Day Celebration Ms.Kaviya, Assistant  98
19.08.2017 GUEST LECTURE Digital Image Processing using MATLAB Mrs. N. Jayachandra, 250
21.08.2017 GUEST LECTURE Art of writing research paper Dr.P.Bhuvaneswari 61
24.08.2017 GUEST LECTURE Yoga Awareness Program Mr.Ranjith 334
09.01.2018 GUEST LECTURE Orientation On Project In Visual Basic And Mysql Dr. Jeevarekha 110
03.01.2018 to 05.01.2018 GUEST LECTURE Net/Set Orientation Programme Mr.M.Ranjithkumar 40
01.02.2018 & 02.02.2018 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE International  Conference Dr. Md. Serajul Islam 150
26.02.2018& 27.02.2018 NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM Information And Communication Technology For Business Turnaround: Sustainability, Growth And Innovation  Dr. H. Hannah  278
14.06.2017 MOTIVATIONAL PROGRAMME Motivational Speech Dr. M. Karunanidhi 83
01.08.2017 MOTIVATIONAL PROGRAMME Motivational Speech Dr.K.Raganithi Arthanareeswaran 105
11.08.2017 MOTIVATIONAL PROGRAMME Motivational Speech Dr. Jeyathasree  336
07.08.2017 MOTIVATIONAL PROGRAMME Motivational Speech Mr.Vishnu Potty 325
19.06.2017 ASSOCIATION ACTIVITES Art of Living Dr.D.Viswanathan 83
26.07.2017 ASSOCIATION ACTIVITES ICSI Awareness Programme - 85
16.09.2017 ASSOCIATION ACTIVITES Book fair at Auditorium - 340
27.11.2017 to 29.11.2017 ASSOCIATION ACTIVITES Importing Reasearch Ideas for M.Phil Scholars - 125
11.01.2018 ASSOCIATION ACTIVITES Various Competition Conducted Dr.B.T.Sureshkumar, 100
20.01.2018 ASSOCIATION ACTIVITES Traditional Games Conducted Mr.Yuvaraj 100

2016 - 2017

2015 - 2016

MCA 2016 - 2017