Computer Science Department

History of the Department

In the late 1980s Computer Science was an emerging field and our management felt the need for higher education of women in this field in order to keep pace with the spurt of knowledge in Information Technology. The department of Computer Science was established on 20, July 1987. At present, the department has five well experienced teaching faculties and the student strength has increased to 48. We, as a department create awareness among the public and work towards imparting a basic knowledge in this dynamic field of Information Technology. We also strive to equip our students in the basic programming skills along with other creative skills.

Vision

Empower students to become independent lifelong learners in the fast changing and innovative information technology environment.

Mission

Emphasize a balance between theory, design and practice with a strong foundation for a successful career.

Objectives

  1. Provide educational experience to cope up with the rapidly changing field of Computer Science and Information technology.
  2. Develop skills in software development and hardware maintenance for self-employment in Indian & global market.
  3. Support and guide students by training them to meet the requirements of the Industrial standards.

Highlights

  1. The College is an Associate member of ICTACT.
  2. Students are encouraged to participate in inter-collegiate technical symposiums and workshops.
  3. The current technology is made aware to the students by organizing an inter-collegiate National Level Workshop every year.
  4. Internet connectivity is provided to students through Broadband.
  5. The Department library meets the specific needs of the students. The library is equipped with more than 300 books of recent editions of renowned authors and software tutorial DVDs.
  6. The students in the final semester do a project in groups of four or five guided by the teaching faculty. Each group is responsible for planning, design and development of the project. It helps to improve their programming skills, communication and presentation skills and also helps them to realize the importance of team work.
  7. The teaching faculty undergo FDP programmes on current topics like Cloud Computing , Big Data and VMWare.
  8. A certificate course on Programming Essentials in Python is being conducted for our students for International Certification in association with ICTACT and Cisco NetAcademy.

Programme Outcomes

  1. Develop problem solving abilities using a computer.
  2. Build the necessary skill set and analytical abilities for developing computer based solutions for real life problems.
  3. Imbibe quality software development practices.
  4. Create awareness about process and product standards.
  5. Train students in professional skills related to the Software Industry.
  6. Impart necessary knowledge base for research and development in Computer Science.
  7. Help student's build-up a successful career in Computer Science.
  8. Communicate effectively in both verbal and written form in industry and society.
  9. Inculcate habits of working effectively and professionally on diverse project teams.
  10. Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.
  11. Analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society.
  12. Facilitate students to understand how to approach social effects of computing ethically and responsibly, and being committed to doing so.

Programme Specific Outcomes

  1. Create a learning environment to transform the students with strong fundamentals in computer science, analytics, programming and problem solving.
  2. Design, correctly implement and document solutions to significant computational problems.
  3. 3. Enhance skills and adapt new computing technologies for attaining professional excellence and carrying research.
  4. Prepare for continued professional development.
  5. Prepare a student for self entrepreneurship.

Faculty

Designation Photo Name & Qualification Description
Head of the Department Computer Department Dr. D. Glory Ratna Mary
MCA.,M.Phil.,Ph.D
Her objective is to facilitate student learning in the area of Computer Science and Information Technology. Her area of research is Virtual Reality through VRML. She has authored two books and completed a UGC funded minor project. She assists in the coordination and implementation of academic activities.
Associate Professor Computer Department Dr.G.Suganthi
M.Sc ., M.Phil., B.Ed., PGDCA,Ph.D
She is Guiding 6 Ph.D. Scholars. She has presented 15 papers in national and international conferences and published 8 papers in international journals. She has authored 2 books. She is serving as the IQAC Co-ordinator since 2012.She is the doctoral committee member of St.Joseph's College(Autonomous) ,Thiruchirapalli. She received two awards namely Shiksha Rattan Pureskar in October 2012 at New Delhi and Best Citizen Award by International publishing house, New Delhi in February 2013.
Associate Professor Computer Department Mrs.J.P.Smitha Carolin
M.Sc(Physics).,MCA.,M.Phil.,PGDCA,
She published 4 papers in the National and International Conferences and served as an Add-on Coordinator from 2004 to 2012.
Associate Professor Computer Department Dr.T. Beula Darling
MCA., M.Phil., PhD
She published 9 papers in the National and International Conferences. She is serving as an Add-on Coordinator since 2013.

Awards

  1. Prof. Fred Jeyaprakash Memorial Scholarship awarded to the student who secures the highest mark in Part III subjects in the first five semesters.
  2. Janet Ezaradhas Memorial Prize to the best student in II year Computer Science.
  3. Dr. Sagar Moses Merit Prize to the best student in I year Computer Science

Alumnae

The Computer Science Department Alumnae Meet is being conducted every year. Our Alumnae are thrilled to be back in the campus with fond memories and are excited sharing their experiences they have gone through till the day. The seniors counsel the juniors and we enjoy the day together.

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Activities of the academic year 2022-2023

  1. Our senior students gave a warm welcome to the freshers on 11th August 2022.
  2. The Department Alumnae meeting was conducted on 24-09-2022 in our Computer lab at 10 a.m. 26 Alumnae students from the batches 2022, 2020 and 1997 attended it.
  3. The Computer Science Association was inaugurated on 14th October 2022 at 2:00 p.m in Moderator Gnanadason Hall. The Chief Guest of the program was Dr. S Arumuga Perumal, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Director of Riyassa Labs, Nagercoil. The induction ceremony of the office bearers of the Computer Science Association was conducted.
  4. The World Standards Day was celebrated on 14th October 2022 in association with the Kanyakumari Local Center of The Institution of Engineers (India) on the theme "A shared vision for better world". Dr. S Arumuga Perumal, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Director of Riyassa Labs, Nagercoil gave the Inaugural address and focused on the areas of bigdata and the recent computing technologies. The session was interactive and thought provoking. Er. Natarajan, Rtd special Chief Engineer felicitated the gathering.
  5. An awareness program on the careers relating to Coding and Web Development Designing Courses was organized on 17th October 2022. Software professionals from Feather Softwares, Nagercoil addresses the students.
  6. A workshop about Java Programming and Full Stack Development was conducted by Inbox Technologies,Nagercoil on 13th January 2023. Mr. Palani, the Dot Net Developer from Inbox Technologies spoke about the fundamentals of HTML and CSS scripting languages. He explained about Bootstrap, a site which assists programmers for code reference to design the webpage. Afternoon session was a hands-on-training in the lab. Mr.Palani and Mrs.Reshma explained the theory portion through live explanation
  7. The Computer Science Association organized a meeting on 3rd March 2023. Mr. Koshy Philip, C.E.O of Suffix E Solutions and Founder of Scope India, Trivandrum was the Chief Guest. He addressed on the basic skills every Computer Science student should have.
  8. A MOU with Palo Alto Networks Authozied Cybersecurity Academy has been signed.

Activities of the academic year 2021-2022

Activities of the academic year 2020-2021

  1. A National Webinar on Recent Research Trends in Information Retrieval for faculty members was organized on July 27, 2021. Dr. R. Mahalakshmi, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Presidency University, Bangalore was the Resource Person. 210 faculty members across the nation participated.
  2. A National Level Online Technical Workshop on DART Programming Language was conducted on July 27, 2021 by Brain O Vision, Hyderabad for students. A Virtual Power Seminar on Data Science and its Application was held on 17th September 2020 in association with ICTACADEMY. Mr. Prasanth Ganesh, DeveOps Team Lead, RFPIO Inc was the Resource Person. A Counselling Programme was conducted for all our students on October 16, 2020.
  3. Our students attended an International Webinar on the topic "Empowerment of Human Life with Internet of Things" on 25/01/2021.
  4. Dr. G. Suganthi is the Chairperson of the UG Computer Science Board in Manonmaniam Sunadaranar University, Tirunelveli.

Activities of the academic year 2019-2020

  1. The Computer Science Association was inaugurated on 30th August 2019. Mr.S.P.Sasi Manoharan , General Manager, Apollo Computer Education, Nagercoil was the Chief Guest. Skill Connect Exam 2K19 was conducted by Networkz Systems, Nagercoil on 11th October 2019. A workshop on PhP and MySQL was conducted on 12/10/2019 for the final year students. An International Seminar on Computational Intelligence was conducted on 25-02-2020. Dr. Joseph Emerson Raja, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Multimedia University, Melaka, Malaysia and Dr. Chandrasekar Subramaniam, Former Professor, Anna University, Chennai were the Resourse Persons.On 21, May 2020, a Virtual Power Seminar was conducted on Employability Skills for the Future in association with ICTACT. Mr. Murali Rajasekar,TEDx Speaker, Director - Connect Training Solutions (P) Ltd was the speaker.
  2. A MOU was signed with LIVEWIRE - A Division of CADD Centre Training Services Pvt Ltd, Nagercoil on 18/07/2019 for Training & Certification on Advanced Technologies by specialized and certified instructors in the college premises. Training & Certification on Advanced Technologies in PYTHON was given to our final year students from 9th August 2019. A programme on "Technology and Soft Skills for IT/ITES sector" initiated by Labour and Employment Department through Tamil Nadu Skill Development Corporation and ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu was conducted for our final year students from 25/11/2019. We offered the course Data Science and Big Data Analytics with Soft skills. Ten students attended a Web Designing Workshop on 22nd Feb 2020 in FX Engineering College, Tirunelveli.
  3. Dr. D. Glory Ratna Mary attended Capacity Building Programme on ICT Enabled Effective Institutional Governance on24-06-2019 organized by the Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. She served as judge in Pudiya Thalaimurai's VeetukuOruVignani programme in Mount Litera Zee School, Neyyoor on 22/08/2019. She conducted the workshop on PhP and MySQL was conducted on 12/10/2019 for the final year students.Mrs. T. Beula Darling attended a Faculty development programme in PHP Programming from 18-11-2019 to 22-11-2019 in St. Xavior's Catholic college of Engineering, Chunkankadai.
  4. Dr. G. Suganthi received two research awards for her publications.International Best Researcher in Image Processing.International Innovative Researcher in Image Processing.

Activities of the academic year 2018-2019

  1. The Computer Science Association was inaugurated on 28th June 2018. Dr. S. Arumugha Perumal, HOD of Computer Science, S.T. Hindu College, Nagercoil was the Chief Guest and elucidated the current trends in the field of Computer Science like Block Chain, Internet of Things, Android Programming and Big Data Analytics.
  2. A seminar on "Android Programming" was conducted on 4th July 2018 in association with Networkz Systems, Trivandrum for our students.
  3. The III B.Sc. Computer Science students attended a workshop on VMWare Foundation Course - Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals in association with ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu on 21st July 2018.
  4. The final year students visited Planetarium, Science and Technology, Museum, Trivandrum on 29th September 2018. The department Alumnae met on 25th January 2019 and shared their experiences.
  5. Dr. G. Suganthi and Mrs. J.P. Smitha published a text book on Computer Architecture by Hill lamp Publications, Kanyakumari. Further our faculty members attended various seminars and conferences and presented a number of papers.
  6. M.Soniya, and I.K. Bhavithra of III B.Sc. Computer Science won the second prize for the event Quiz in CGATE 2018, organized by the Department of Computer Science, St. John's College of Arts and Science, Ammandivilai. M. Soniya of final year won the second prize in English Elocution conducted on 24th January 2019 by Malabar Gold & Diamonds, Meenashipuram, Nagercoil on National Girl Child Day. Also she bagged the first prize in Tech &Non-tech Talk at the State Level Technical Symposium "Brain Power On'19" organized by the Department of Computer Applications, Scott Christian College, Nagercoil on 1st February 2019.
  7. T.G.Sowmiya , T.Subalekshmi , M.Soniya and T.V.Aswini, III B.Sc. Computer Science presented papers in the International Conference organized by the Research Forum of Women's Christian College, Nagercoil on 22nd February 2019.

Activities of the academic year 2017-2018

  1. The Computer Science Association was inaugurated on 12th July 2017 at 10 a.m in the Assembly Hall. Dr. A. Shajin Nargunam, Director - Academic Affairs & Dean - Faculty of Information and Computer Engineering, N.I. University was the Chief Guest. A One Day Workshop on "Internet of Things (IoT) - The Connected Future" was conducted on 9th September 2017 in association with the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), Trivandrum and the Riyaas Lab, Nagercoil.About 116 students and 11 faculty members attended it.
  2. Dr. D. Glory Ratna Mary, Franka, L. Monisha, V.Jenila, Ajitha of III B.Sc Computer Science attended the One Day Workshop on "Internet of Things (IoT) - The Connected Future" on 5th August 2017 organized by the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE). Dr. G. Suganthi published a text book on Programming principles and practice using Python by Hill lamp Publications, Kanyakumari.
  3. L. Monisha, III B.Sc Computer Science and M. Soniya, II B.Sc Computer Science won the Second Prize for the event Communication Satz in ELIXIR 2K17, organized by PG Computer Science, held on 31st August 2017 at Nesamony Memorial Christian College, Marthandam.
  4. L. Monisha & D. Femila of III B.Sc Computer Science won the First Prize in Quiz and M. Soniya of II B.Sc Computer Science won the First Prize in Techno- nontechno Talk at the National Level Symposium "Brain Power On 2K17" organized by the Department of Computer Applications, Scott Christian College (Autonomus), Nagercoil on 15th September 2017.
  5. The overall Champion Trophy was bagged by our students. T.G. Sowmiya and T. Subalakshmi of II B.Sc Computer Science won the first prize in Paper Presentation at the State Level Technical Symposium COMSAT2T172 organized by the department of Computer Application, Vivekananda College, Agasteeswaram, Kanyakumari District conducted on 4th October 2017.
  6. T.G. Sowmiya and T. Subalakshmi of II B.Sc Computer Science won the second prize in the Inter-Collegiate Technical Paper Presentation DIXSILJUB 2K18 organized by the department of Computer Science and Applications, South Travancore Hindu College, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari District conducted on 26th February 2018.

Activities of the academic year 2016-2017

  1. A workshop on Animation was conducted on August 17, 2017. 128 students were certified for Digital Literacy by National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM).
  2. A workshop on Cloud Infrastructure and Services was held on 24th March 2017 by ICT Academy of Tamilnadu, Chennai for the final year students.
  3. 45 students of III B.Sc Computer Science students appeared for an International Certification Online Exam on 17th April 2017 by EMC2, Bangalore in association with ICTACT.
  4. A team of thirty students of III B.Sc Computer Science students and two staff members went on a study trip to Bangalore and Mysore from 25-08-2016 to 28-08-2016.
  5. Dr. D. Glory Ratna Mary attended the FDP on Data Center Virtualization fundamentals from 19th - 21st January 2017 at Stella Mary's College of Engineering, Kanyakumari.
  6. Dr. G. Suganthi published her research papers in four different International Journals. She chaired a technical session and also presented a paper in the Second World Conference on Computing and Communication Technologies held at St.Joseph's College (Autonomous) Tiruchirapalli between 2nd to 4th February 2017.
  7. Dr. D. Glory Ratna Mary was the Chairperson of the UG Computer Science Board in Manonmaniam Sunadaranar University, Tirunelveli.
  8. Mrs. Y.S. Irine Viola was a Board Member in Distance Education, Manonmaniam Sunadaranar University, Tirunelveli and Member in Scott Christian College, (Autonomous), Nagercoil
  9. Mrs. J.P. Smitha Caroline was a Member in BCA Board and in Distance Education of Manonmaniam Sunadaranar University, Tirunelveli .